2015-05-06 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts

Dates & times are subject to change. To list your event, send info to qgazette@aol.com, or 42-16 34th Ave, Astoria 11101, TWO weeks prior to the event.

CLUBS / ASSOCIATIONS:

Greek American Homeowners Assn.
(GAHOA) Mtg. 23-49 31 St, Astoria,
Info 718.545.4046 - May 6, 7 pm

COMMUNITY BOARDS / EDUC / PRECINCT MTGS:

Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Mtg.
Pre-K Info; ‘16 Budget Location 30-48
Linden Pl, 4th Floor, Rm 407, Flushing
718.281.3786 - May 6, 7 pm
Community Bd. 2 Mtg. Sunnyside
Community Services, 43-31 39th St.
Ground Fl, Sunnyside - May 7, 7 pm
Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew Gardens
Community Cntr, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd,
Suite 202, Kew Gardens. May 13, 7:45
pm

COMMUNITY GENERAL EVENTS:

ACQC For Undocumented Immigrants
(Advocacy Ctr. of Qns Cty) Receive a
Soc. Sec. Card through the DACA, Legal,
Housing, Health Educ., Mental Health,
Education, Case Mgmt., Food & Nutrition
and Syringe Exchange. Main site 161-21
Jamaica Ave., 6th Fl, Jamaica, 718-896-
2500, (also in Woodside & Far
Rockaway.)
Asm Simotas’, UCCA’s Community
Town Hall Mtg. w/ local elected officials
& over 25 panelists. At Museum of
Moving Image, 36-01 35 Ave, Astoria.
RSVP at makriga@assembly.state.ny.us
or 718-545-3889. May 14, 6:30 pm
Brownfield Site: Formerly ACCO
Brands, Inc., OU-1 and OU-2, 32-00
Skillman Ave, LIC; Site # V00331. For
more info: Queens Borough Public
Library Court Square. NYSDEC is
accepting written comments, to May 28
Free Citizenship Application Assistance
Eligibility; complete applic; fee waiver
help; free attorney review, consult.
English, Bangla, Hindi, Nepali, Urdu,
Tibetan. Chhaya CDC, 37-43 77 St, 2nd
Fl., Jackson Hts - 3rd Sundays, 2:30-6 pm
(bring Green Card, SS, Passport; address,
job history 5 yrs, certif of dispos for all
arrests, marriage/divorce dates, kids’ residency card #, more)
May 17, Jun 21 (718.478.3848 appointment) Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc. &
Chhaya CDC, Sponsored by Sen. Peralta,

CM Dromm. 37-43 77 St, Jackson Hts,
2nd Floor. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm:
Call for appt 718.478.3848 - May 13
FY 2016 Water Board Public Hearing
LaGuardia CC, Conf Rm E-242, 45-50
Van Dam St, LIC - Apr 30, 7 pm
Public Presentation: Redesign of
Diversity Plaza by DOT. See & comment on proposed plans. 37th Rd,
Diversity Plaza, bet 73rd and 74th Sts,
Jackson Heights - May 9, 2 pm-4 pm

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall Northern Blvd &
Linden Pl, www.flushingtownhall.org,
718.463.7700.
-Global Mashup #3 Antigua Meets
France ($15/10) - May 8, 7 pm Dance lessons & 8 pm Concerts & Jam.
-Ondin French Canadian puppetry.
Workshop 1 pm ($7/4/ members w/tix to
2:15 show free); Performance, 2:15 pm
($13/10/8/6) - May 9
-The Royal Blossom ($5/ members,students free) Korean Traditional Folk Art
Exhibition. May 2-31; Opening
-Experience Minhwa ($10,8) Korean
Traditional Folk Art Workshop led by Jai
Choon Kim, craftmaster of Korean Royal
Court painting - May 31, 1 pm.
LaGuardia Community College 31-10
Thomson Ave, LIC. 718.482.5055,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu/ www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
-Week to Honor Veterans
Veterans Luncheon; May 11.
The Veterans Project; May 12.
Veterans Resource Fair; May 13.
Closing Ceremony; May 14.
Louis Armstrong House (40 min. tours
$10/$7 seniors, students, children/ $0m,
children under 4) 34-56 107 St, Corona,
group rates: 718.478.8274.
www.LouisArmstrong House.org.
-International Jazz Day ($15) exclusive
screening of Louis Armstrong’s complete
concert performed in East Berlin on Mar
22, 1965. At Museum of Moving Image
(see address below) - Apr 30, 6:30pm.
Mets Homestand VS. Nationals, Orioles.
$13 Discount in honor of 13 runs scored
by the Mets during Subway Series. Tix:
Mets.com/Runs or 718-507-TIXX.
Apr 30-May 6
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
718.784.2084.
-Math Bass: Off The Clock ($10/5 sugg’d) Exhibition. 2nd Fl, Project Rooms.
May 3-Aug 31.
-Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys: Fine
Arts ($10/5 sugg’d) Exhibition. 1st Floor
May 3-Aug 31.
-Wael Shawky: Cabaret Crusades
Based on The Crusades Through Arab
Eyes by Lebanese Historian Amin Malouf
re: Catholic Church’s numerous campaigns

to take over the Holy Land.
Employs 200-yr-old marionettes & custom made figures - Thru Aug 31 (3rd
Floor Galleries)
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01
35th Ave, Astoria/LIC,
718.777.6888, more events:
www.movingimage.us.
-See it Big! The Lord of the Rings
Screening - May 1-9.
-O Brazil: Contemporary Brazilian
Cinema - May 8, 22 & Jun 19.
-Horror Mother’s Day Features
Hitchock’s Psycho, Polanski’s Rosemary’s
Baby & Cronenburg’s The Brood.
May 10.
-Sensory Stories Exhibit ft virtual reality
experiences, interactive films, participatory installations, more. Apr 18-July 26.
-Exhibit: Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men
ft. large-scale sets of Draper’s office,
home kitchen; costumes; props; advertising art, more - Mar 14 - Jun 14
Noguchi Museum ($10/ $5 seniors, student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC public H.S.
ID) 9-01 33 Rd, LIC, 718.204.7088,
www.noguchi.org.
-Kite Flight (Free) - Build & fly kites. ay
9, 11 am-3 pm

Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing, 718.997.5000. Kupferberg
Center for Arts. ; Godwin-Ternbach
Museum 405 Klapper Hall,
718.997.4747, www.
(qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/godwin-ternbach/).
www.qc.cuny.edu.
-Underwater Dreams (Free)
Documentary on Mexican HS students
who won NASA’s robotics competition,
beating MIT students. Q&A with two of
them, Lorenzo Santillan, Luis Aranda.
Queens Hall rm. 120 - Apr 29, 6 pm
-Masters of American Photography
/ Photographs from the Matthew R.
Bergey Collection Dual Exhibition at
Godwin-Ternbach Museum.
Apr 13 - Jun 6
Queens Museum of Art Flushing
Meadows Park, 718.592. 9700,
www.queensmuseum.org.
-Queens Museum Gala Cocktails 6:30
pm; Dinner, Cabaret 8 pm - Jun 17
-After Midnight: Indian Modernism to
Contemporary India 1947/1997
Exhibition - To Jun 28
-Respectfully Yours by Lady Pink
Offsite at Bulova Corp. Ctr. to Aug 14
-After Midnight: Indian Modernism to
Contemporary India, 1947/1997
To June 28
-Studio Exhibition Program ($4/8) Work
of 12 artists - To Jun 28
-Behind the Curtain: Collecting the
New York Fairs - To Oct 18, 2015
Every Sunday:
-Drop-In Family Workshops/Tour

w/children age 5-12, accommodates special needs - 1:30-4:30 pm
Queens Theatre Flushing Meadows
Corona Park, www.queenstheatre.org,
718.760.0064
-The Queen Bees by Rob Urbinati ($25-
$42) May 8-17, Fridays 8pm, Saturdays
2pm & 8pm, Sundays 3pm (add’l matinee
May 8, 2 pm)
Queensborough Community College
Performing Arts Ctr., 222-05 56 Avenue
Bayside. Info, tix 718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
-Oratio Society of Queens Sings
Haydn’s “Lord Nelson Mass”
($35/30/10) - Queensborough Performing
Arts Center (QPAC). Info: 718-279-3006,
www.QueensOratio.org. May 17, 4 pm
York College Music Concerts almost
daily, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd,
Jamaica, 718-262-2000.
-Elton John’s Aida PAC
May 1-29, 3 pm & 7 pm

Other:

Carol Sudhalter w/ Elise Witt (voc),
Roman Ivanoff (pian), bass TBA ($20
admission) House concert, refresh. served,
Little Neck. Reservation 917.667.5331 -
May 9, 3 pm
Extracts from Silence Group art
artistrunGallery, 36-31 22 St, LIC.
May 2-23
Flamenco Amalgama w/ Danza EspaƱa
(mix of cultures) ($40/37) Thalia Spanish
Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave,
Sunnyside, thaliatheatre.org,. Tix
718.729.3880 - to May 10 (Fri, Sat: 8 pm;
Sun 4 pm)
Face the Music and The Kronos
Quartet ($25/15 advanced only, no door
sales) The Church-in-the-Gardens, 50
Ascan Ave, Forest Hills. Tix www.musicareginae.org.
May 13, 7:30 pm
LIC Arts Open - Showcase of LIC artist’s
work. Info: www.licartsopen.org for full
festival guide. May 13-17;
(Opening party: The Local; May 13,
Myq Kaplan & Friends ($5) - Features
human beatbox Shockwave & more.
Q.E.D. 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria, 347-451-
3873 - May 11, 8 pm
Operatic Classics (Free) - Selected Great
Operas of 19th & 20th centuries.
Electrical Industry Center Auditorium,
158-11 Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Ave,
Flushing. May 7, 7 pm
QCA’s Artist Peer Circle Poetry &
Prose Reading ($10) 3rd Space Event at
Queens Council on the Arts, 37-11 35th
Ave, Astoria. RSVP
queenscouncilarts.org/3rd-space-apcpoetry prose-reading/
May 8, 6-8 pm
Queens Symphony Orchestra’s First

Golf Outing. Douglaston Golf Course.
QSO will give 100s instruments to children over next few months. Sign up on
Queens Symphony website. May 8.
Secret Theatre 44-02 23 St, LIC
-Shakespeare’s Macbeth ($10/15).
Apr 30, 8 pm.
-For Children: Princess Particular &
Pirate Pete’s Parrot ($10/15/40-family of
4) Alternating Saturdays, 2 pm

DINNERS / DANCES / MORE:

Noshwalks Tours, May 10, 16, 24. Info:
www.noshwalks.com for complete details.
Elmhurst, May 10.
A New Flushing Noshwalk Route focused
more on Korean food, May 16.
Rego Park/Corona, May 24
Asm Nolan & Ridgwood Democratic
Club’s Annual Dinner Dance
Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave,
Astoria. Journal ads avail.
Jun 11, Cocktails 6:30, Dinner 7:30 pm.

HEALTH & SAFETY:

EmblemHealth Neighborood Care
FREE classes, Open to Public. 206-20
Linden Blvd, Cambria Hts. REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR ALL 866-539-
0999.
-Diabetes Self-Management Series; May
7, 10:30 am-1 pm
Relaxing Massage; May 9, 12 pm-3 pm
Get Fit: High Impact Workout; May 9,
2:30 pm-3:15 pm
Tai Chi/Qigong; May 12, 11:30 am-12:30
pm
Medicare 101; May 13, 11 am-12 pm
Free Lung Cancert Screening – Forest
Hills Hospital Current or former smokers,
ages 50-80. 102-01 66 Rd, Flushing. By
North Shore-LIJ Health System, uses CT
scanner; low-dose radiation similar to
chest X-ray. Pre-reg 855-375.5864 -
Wednesdays, 10 am-1 pm
Free PSA Screening at Cavo –
Sponsored by Peter Latos Prostate
Cancer Foundation 42-18 31 Ave,
Astoria. RSVP 212.365.5000.
May 9, 9 am-1 p.m.
Mount Sinai Queens (MSQ)
www.mshq.org/events for full schedule.
To register 718.267.4333
-Breast Health Screening and
Education MSQ. Appointment Only. Call
718-808-7727. MSQ, 31-60 21st St,
Astoria - Apr. 29, 5-7pm
No-Cost Digital Mammograms and
Clinical Breast Exams American-Italian
Cancer Foundation. Women age 40+,
annually. Info and APPOINTMENT near
you (REQUIRED) 877.628.9090 (OR
number given below).
9 am-4:30 pm (OR hours below):

-Collaborative Arts Middle School
145-00 Springfield Blvd, Springfield
Gardens. Appt: 718-977-6181/917-603-
1150. May 6, 9, 13
-Firehouse Health Ctr. 89-56 162 St,
Jamaica. Appt: 347.505.7000 - May 6
-Queens Health Ctrd 97-04 Sutphin
Blvd, Jamaica - May 13
NYFAC Foundation’s Annual Flea
Market ($1 entry donation requested)
Food & beverages avail. 164-14 Cross
Bay Blvd, Howard Beach. Vendors
Wanted, $35 per table for 1 day/$60 for 2
days call 347-566-3122.
May 16 & 17, 10 am-4 pm

HISTORICAL:

Bayside Historical Society Fort Totten
Park, North of 212 St and Cross Island
Pkwy. For info visit www.baysidehistorical.org, or call 718.352.1548.
-Presentation ($10/15) - Learn about
honeybee & beekeeping w/ beekeeper/
honey connoisseur Ruth Harrigan, & sample local honeys. May 8, 7:30 pm - 9:30
pm
-BHS Sesquicentennial Civil War
Encampment Reenactment ($5 sgg’d
donation) - Interact with a Civil War soldier w/NY Volunteers Civil War
Reenactment Unit. May 10, 11 am-2 pm
Maple Grove Cemetery 83-15 Kew
Gardens Road; The Center at Maple
Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens Rd, Kew
Gardens, 718.523.1876, www.friendsofmaplegrove.org.
-Civil War Living History Weekend
The 26th Regiment United States Colored
Troops (USCT). History of NY USCTs;
Living History Theatre, skits by Historical
Figure Reenactors; Drill demos;
Presentations by USCT living descendants; Children activities, interactive hsitorical props & artifacts. Public invited to
dress in Victorian Period clothing, garments loans available by reservation. Info
call 347-878-6614 - Jun 7, 11 am-4 pm.
King Manor Museum King Park, 150-03
Jamaica Ave, Jamaica, 718.206.0545,
www.kingmanor.org. Tours &
school/group programs, Thurs- Sun.
-Ostraka ($25) - Trio & soprano perform.
King Manor Museum, King Park,
Jamaica. May 8, 6-7:30 pm
Sunnyside Community Services
43-31 39 St., LIC, 718.784.6173
-Queens Memory in Sunnyside Share
your memories, including family photos,
postcards, memorabilia to be digitized,
take home thumb drive, for free.
Fridays Thru May 22, 10 am

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Many more events daily, & schedules:
visit www.queenslibrary.org, click on programs;

call Central Library 718.990.0700;
individual branches.
Astoria Branch 14-01 Astoria Blvd, LIC,
718-278-2220.
-Yu-Gi-Oh Tournament - Weds, to Apr
29, 4:30-6 pm (Experience not necessary)
Broadway Branch 40-20 Broadway, LIC,
718-721-2462
Shape-Up NYC - Total Body, for Adults
Most Mondays, 10-11 am (to Jun. 8)
Central Library Queens Central Library.
89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica
Sunday Concerts at Central series feat.
world music; free. First Sundays, at 3 pm
(thru June 2015)
-More: Financial Coaching; Practice
Interviews, Resume Help; LinkedIn; ID
Your Work Skills; Health Insurance
Enrollment Help; Computer Basics
Adults; PowerPoint; Coding; Excel;
Homework Zone; Pathway to Citizenship;
Saturday Science Lab
Flushing Branch 41-17 Main Street
Flushing, 718-661-1200
-Teen Happy Hour; Family Storytime;
Discovery Team; Science Fun; Talks on
Chinese Literature (in Chinese); Personal
Branding Online
Jackson Heights Branch 35-51 81 St.,
718-899-2500
- Teen Fun Hour; Teen Craft Hour; more
Langston Hughes Branch 100-01
Northern Blvd, Corona.
-Little Flower Fostering Info Session
Register 718-875-3500 x5103, x5109.
Apr 30, 5:30-7 pm.
Long Island City Branch 37-44 21 St,
LIC 718.752.3700.
-Blood Pressure Screening
May 6, 11:30 am-1:30 pm
-Book Buddies - Apr 29, 4-5 pm
-Learn to Code basic concepts of computer science, drag & drop programming.
Game-like, self-directed workshop.
Thurs at 6 pm
-More: Blood Pressure Screening; Quiet
Computer Lab; Homework Help; Fitness
for Kids; Technology Bootcamp.
Steinway Branch 21-45 31 St, LIC, 718-
728-1965
-Beginning A Business: Spring Series
Apr 29, 1-3 pm
-American Sign Language Workshop:
Spring Series - Apr 29, 4-5 pm
-Literature Art & Movement Schoolage children enjoy arts, movement activities and stories - Most Thurs 4 pm
-Toddler Movement w/caregiver; dance,
exercise - Most Fridays, 10:30 am
-Project Art 5-session series, age 8-12
Pre-register - Most Mondays, 4 pm
-More: Storytime, Crafts

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.

228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Backyard Photography - Take Your
Best Shot ($66, pre-registration required)
Adult photography workshop. Alley Pond
Environmental Center (APEC), 228-06
Northern Blvd, Douglaston; May 9 & 16,
9:30 am-11 am.
Children’s Natural Photography -
Digital Edition ($62) - Learn to use a digital camera. APEC; May 9 & 16, 10:30
am-12 pm
-Latin & Ballroom Social Dancing ($24)
adults - Weds, May 13, 27, Jun 10, 24
Idlewild Park
-Hunt for Wild Foods (Free) - w/ naturalist/ author “Wildman” Steve Brill. For
more info, visit online for hours. May 10
NYC Parks
-Free After-School Program ages 6-13.
Pre-register online NYC Parks website
lists sites - To Jun. 12, 2015, 3-6 pm
Queens Botanical Garden 43-50 Main
St, Flushing, 718.886.3800, www.queensbotanical.org. (free adm. after 4 pm Sun)
-Mother’s Day Brunch & Children’s
Craft (Additional fee applies) - Brunch
and craft table. QBG. May 10, 10 am-
12:30 pm & 12:30-3 pm
-Art in the Garden - Nature & Science
in Dialogue (free w/adm.) Artist Emily
Barnett in Visitor Bldg. Gallery. Apr 14-
Jul 19
Sunnyside Gardens Park 48-21 39th
Ave, Sunnyside. Info: www.sunnysidegardensparl.org
Mother’s Day Plant Sale
May 9, 10 am - 3pm

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES:

QCH: Kew Gardens Community Ctr.
80-02 Kew Gardens Rd, Suite 202, Kew
Gardens, 718.268.5960.
-Dancercise Class - May 8, 1:30 pm
-Converse in Spanish - Mondays, 12:45
pm
-Actors Group - no experience nec.
-Social Work Grad Student Shares Info
re: rent, home energy, medicine, food
costs. By appt., Mon, Weds, Fri; 9 am-12p
-Strengthen muscles, fit for life w/trainer - Mondays, 1:30 pm
QCH: Pomonok Senior Ctr. 67-09
Kissena Blvd, Flushing, 718.591.3377.
-SNAP screening, applic. assistance,
recertification; age 60+ M-F, 8 am-4 pm
-Care Assistance w/applics, recerts,
SNAP, Medicare, Medicaid; translation
svcs; English, Russian, Spanish. Monday
& Wedneday; 9 am-4 pm (by appt only)
-ESL Class (beginners)
Weds & Fri, 10:30 am
-Aerobics by ShapeUp NYC, age 18+
Fridays, 11 am

ONGOING; ORGANIZATIONS

(* = newly added listings)

COMMUNITY MEETINGS CLUBS

American Legion Post 298
30-61 87 St, East Elmhurst.
1st Mon, 8 pm
American Legion & Ladies Aux. Post
118 89-02 91st St, Woodhaven,
718.846.6116. • 2nd/3rd Mon, 8 pm
Angelo Graci Republican Club
Community Center of Christ Lutheran
Church, 101 Ave & 86 St, Ozone Park.
Every 4th Tues, not Jul, Aug, Dec)
Bella Italia Mia ($5m/ $7nm) Christ the
King HS, 3rd Floor, 68-02 Metropolitan
Ave, Middle Village.
Clinton Democratic Club Mtg. Vallone
& Vallone LLP, 25-59 Francis Lewis Blvd,
Flushing, 718.428.7285.
Dutch Kills Civic Assn. Mtg. Growing
Up Green Charter School, 39-37 28 St,
LiC. Every 2nd Thurs, 7:30 pm (not Jan,
Jul, Aug)
Environmental Protection Weekly
Pipeline Newsletter accepts announcements, feedback, suggestions newsletter@ dep.nyc.gov.
Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens 29-21 21 Ave,
Astoria, 718.204.2444, www.italianfederation.com.
FDNY free fire safety presentations
Minimum two weeks notice required
718.281.3870.
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium, 146-01 45
Ave (enter Burling St), 718.749. 0643,
www.flushingcameraclub.org. 1st, 3rd &
5th Weds, 7:15 pm (confirm on website)
Greater Woodhaven Devel. Corp. Mtg.
St. Thomas the Apostle, 87-40 88 St,
Woodhaven.
Every 4th Tues, 7:30 pm
Queens Best Toastmasters Club
Public Speaking / Effective
Communication. Elmhurst Hospital,
Conference Rm. A-1-15, 79-01 Broadway.
1st, 3rd, 5th Sat, 10 am - 12:15 pm Rego
Hills Republican Club 28th A.D.
Sizzler Restaurant, 100-27 Metropolitan
Ave, Forest Hills, 718.275.6005. Every
3rd Tues, 7:30 pm
Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce
Luncheons Dazies restaurant, 39-41
Queens Blvd, Sunnyside. Every 2nd Tues,
12:30 pm.
United Forties Civic Assn. St Teresa
Parish Ctr., 50 Ave & 45 St, Woodside.
Every 2nd Thurs., 7 pm
VFW Post 4787 monthly meeting 19-12
149 St, Whitestone. Every 2nd & 4th
Mon.
VFW, John V. Daniels Jr. Post 2813

montly meeting NEW address: 47-53 43
St, Sunnyside, 718.335.0700. Every 3rd
Saturday, 2 pm.
Vietnam Veterans of America, Queens
Chapter 32 New location: 19-12 149 St,
Whitestone, 11357, 718.830.0037 (previously at 88-61 76 Ave, Glendale).

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. & PCT.

108th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
Sunnyside Community Svcs., 43-31 39 St,
ground fl., Sunnyside.
110th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
VFW 150, 51-11 108 St, Corona, info
718.426.9112.
112th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
68-40 Austin St, Forest Hills.
Every 3rd Weds, 7:30 pm; Except
September Mtg: MONDAY, Sept. 16
114th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave,
LIC. Every 4th Tues, 7 pm
Community Bd. 1 Mtg. Info 718-626-
1021. Every 3rd Tues.
Community Bd. 2 Mtg. Community Bd.
2 Mtg. Info www.QueensCB.org,
718.533.8773.
Community Bd. 3 Board Mtg.
718.458.2707, www.cb3qn.nyc.gov.
Every 3rd Thurs (call for time and location) Community Bd. 4 Mtg. VFW Post 150,
51-11 108 St, Corona, 718.760.3141.
Every 2nd Tues.
Community Bd. 5 Mtg: Christ the King
H.S. Cafeteria, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave,
Middle Village
Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew Gardens
Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens
Rd, Ste. 202. Info 718.263.9250
Community Bd. 7 Mtg. 718.359.2800
Community Bd. 9 Mtg. For location call
718.286.2686 • Every 2nd Tues.
Comm. Educ. Council 24 Mtg. Info.
718.418.8160, Glendale. Every 4th Tues.
location TBA.
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Mtg. 30-
48 Linden Pl., Rm. 407, Flushing, confirm
718.281.3786. Every 1st Weds, 7 pm
Comm. Dist. Ed. Council 26 M.S. 67,
51-60 Marathon Pkwy, Room B44A,
Little Neck. Info 718.631.6927, Bayside
(meets monthly, call for info).

GENERAL INTEREST

AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening,
support. www.americaworks.com, 212.
599.5627.
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Amazing Animals Rescue and
Adoptions Whitestone, 718.795.3880.
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.

-Animal Lovers Rescue and Adoptions
Whitestone, 718.740.3076.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, 71-03 80 St, Glendale,
718.326.6070, www.bobbiandthe
strays.org /Adopt.aspx.
-Francis’ Friends Astoria, 347.393. 3649
-Kitty Caretakers of Queens Astoria,
Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside:
718-779-8402, 718.205.1792
-Loving Touch Rescue Flushing,
718.224.8629.
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
www.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Business Assistance Calendar For business owners seeking assistance in skills.
www.queensbp.org.
Earth Day NYS DEC new user-friendly
website navigation by topic: Outdoor
Recreation; Animals, Plants, Aquatic Life;
Chemical and Pollution Control; Lands
and Waters; Education; Energy; Permits
and Licenses; Public Involvement and
News; Regulations and Enforcement;
Publications, Forms, Maps, etc. Info visit
www.dec.ny.gov
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48 Ave,
Woodside, info 718.672.4848 x11 Thurs
9:30 am-noon
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food only,
photo ID. Basement Rectory, 35-20
Greenpoint Ave, LIC, 718.729.8957.
Thurs 10:30 am- noon, Sat 1:30-3 pm
-St. Teresa 50-20 45 St, Woodside, info
718.784.2123 x22 • Tues, 6-7pm
Forever Graffiti Free Form may be
completed and submitted electronically at
www.nyc.gov/graffitifreeNYC
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The #2
cancer killer. Age 50+, once a decade. Info
for screening American Cancer Soc
800.227.2345.
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc. &
Chhaya CDC, Sponsored by Sen. Peralta,
CM Dromm. 37-43 77 St, Jackson Hts,
2nd Floor. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm:
Call for appt 718.478.3848.
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings 3rd
Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-33A
Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
718.651.1917.
Immigration Legal Svcs, Free Cncl.
Weprin, 73-03 Bell Blvd, Oakland Gdns.
1st Tues thru Jun. 4, 2013, 10 am-4 pm (by
appointment, 718.468. 0137)
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands
of jobs on construction projects by Gov.
Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/ jobs/regional. shtm.
Medicaid, SNAP Screenings By Cncl.
Ferreras, 32-33A Junction Blvd, E.
Elmhurst, info 718.651.1917.
Every 3rd Thursday

NYC CERT: Community Emergency
Response Team 10-week training program. www.queens1cert.org.
NYC Recovers: Work Progress
Program Qualified service providers
needed to deliver program. Program reimburses wages paid to hurricane-affected
residents age 16+. Visit www.nyc.gov,
NYC Recovers: Work Progress link.
Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA) Can help get noncustodial parents’ child support, help locate them,
paternity, court orders, medical support,
collection. One Honeywell Ave, LIC,
718.784.6979.
Rapid Repairs From Hurricane Sandy
damage. Questions on completed work
can be addressed at 212.615.8366, email
RapidRepairsCare@recovery.nyc. gov.
Riders Alliance Organizing mass transit
riders for affordable fares, service restoration, general improvements. www.ridersny.org.
Queens Econ. Devel. Corp. Resources
for small business owners, entrepreneurs,
General Queens events. Info
718.263.0546, www.queensny.org/qedc/
Sunnyside Community Svcs.
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications. 718.784.6173 x110.
-Free training to be Home Health Aide,
job placement. 718.784.6160 x338.
Volunteer Opportunities:
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc. Info
718.2611092 x5523.
-Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be a
Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
-Public Benefit Counselor Volunteers
age 55+, 212.614.5412, www.cssny.org
Taxi-Smart Card Alternative to Accessa Ride. City Dept. for the Aging and
Mayor’s Office for People with
Disabilities. Enrollee pays $12.50, for
$100 worth of rides, up to $437.50. Info
212.442.3026, 212.788.2830.
Thrift Shop/Tienda Segunda Mano
Super Wednesday Sale at Manos Unidas
Creativas & Flea Mkt last Saturday ea.
month. 37-63C, 83 St, Suite 1B, Jackson
Hts. M, W, Th, F, Sat, 10-5 pm; Tues
noon-5 pm
Thursday Workshop for Latinas In
Spanish; Info on health & safety issues for
immigrant Latinas: HIV/AIDS, Domestic
Violence, Substance Abuse, Sexuality,
Depression, Self Esteem. Voces Latinas
office, 37-63 83 St., Suite 1B, Jackson Hts
- Thurs, noon - 2 pm
Tuesday Night Cruise ($3 don.) Benefits
St. Mary’s Children’s Hosp, Bayside. AT:
Resorts World Casino VIP Parking Lot,
Rockaway Blvd & 109 St. Info
917.385.2322, 917.682.5362.
To Nov 12, 5-9 pm
Workforce 1 Career Ctr, LaGuardia

Community College 29-10 Thomson
Ave, Rm C-400, 4th Fl. LiC,
718.609.2130, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.
Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Adult Protective Svcs. For 18 years or
older, mentally/physically impaired;
abused, neglected or exploited. Call 311;
212.630.1853 or www.nyc.gov/apsrefer.
Al-Anon 21-64 41 St, Astoria,
718.728.2948.
Co-Dependents Anonymous, Women
85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, 718.805.1032.
Fridays, 10 - 11:45 am
Domestic Violence 37-63 76 St, Jackson
Heights, 718.639.8370.
Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be a
Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
Emotions Anonymous Victoria Congregational Church, 148 St & 87 Ave,
Briarwood, 718.938.8869.
Weds 7:30 pm
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network For those caring for
Alzheimer’s, dementia, chronic illness
patients. Support, counseling, info, referrals. 718.777.6941.
Jackson Heights Al-Anon At St. Mark’s
Episcopal Church, 82 St & 34 Ave, 1st
Floor, Parish House, 718.457.1511 -
Tuesdays, 8:30 pm
Jovenes (Youth) AA
www.jovenesqueensaa.com. 102- 08
Northern Blvd, Corona, 718.426.7467
Lexington Hearing & Speech Center
Hearing testing, infants to seniors,
www.lexnyc.org, 718.350.3171.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental
Illness of Queens/Nassau)
Zucker Hillside Hosp., Sloman Aud., 266
St & 76 Ave, Glen Oaks, 718.347.7284.
Narcotics Anonymous
www.westernqueensna.org, 718.962.6244
OCA 85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, www.
obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.org,
917.443.0355. Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous
www.queensoa.org
42-11 155 St, Flushing. Fridays
Queens Community House Caregiver
Support Groups:
-1st & 3rd Mondays, 6-7:30 pm info &
reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, #202, Kew Gardens.
-2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 1-2:30 pm, info &
reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, #202, Kew Gardens.
-1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm, info &
reg: 718.592-5757 x230, 108-25 62 Dr,
Forest Hills.

-Russian Caregiver Education Group
Last Thursday each month, info & reg:
718.592-5757 x247, 108-25 62 Dr, Forest
Hills.
Queens Counseling Svcs. of Foundation
for Religion and Mental Health 43-43
Bowne St, 1st fl., Flushing, 718.461.6393.
Samuel Field Y 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy,
Little Neck, 718.225.6750 www.sfy.org.
Programs: Adult Ctr., Afterschool, learning disabled, singles, parents, space for
parties.
-Early Stage Dementia Care program:
Support group, word games, exercise, current events, music, trips - Tues & Thurs,
10 am-2 pm; Caregiver support for spouses, Weds; Adult child group Tues. Info
718.225.6750x331 or x243
SMART Recovery
www.smartrecovery.org. 97-29 64 Rd,
Rego Park, 212.631.1198. Sundays
Strong Kids Campaign (YMCA)
238-10 Hillside Ave, Bellerose,
718.479.0505.
Venture House 25th Anniversary
Celebration Voluntary psychosocial program or “clubhouse”. 150-10 Hillside
Ave, Jamaica, www.nycharities.org • Sept
19
Women’s Support Group
Kissena Jewish Center, 43-43 Bowne St,
Flushing, info & reg. 718.461.6393.
Alternating Thurs, 10 am

ARTS

BARNES & NOBLE 176-60 Union
Tpke, Fresh Meadows, 718.380.7077.
-Open Mic Poetry (2nd Mon)
-Weekly Storytimes (Sat only, 11 am)
FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Pl,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org.
LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC.
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
LOUIS ARMSTRONG HOUSE (40
min. tours $10/$7 seniors, students, children/ $0m, children under 4) 34-56 107
St, Corona, group rates: 718.478.8274.
www.LouisArmstrong House.org.
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
718.784.2084.
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE
35 Ave & 36 St, Astoria, 718.784.0077,
718.777.6800, www.mov ingimage.us.
NOGUCHI MUSEUM ($10/ $5 seniors,
student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC public H.S.
ID) 9-01 33 Rd, LIC, 718.204.7088,
www.noguchi.org.
-Hammer, Chisel, Drill: Noguchi’s
Studio Practice Artist-in-Residence
weekends
-Open Studio ($5) • 1st Sun

-Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonne
Online: www.catalogue.noguchi.org.
QUEENS COLLEGE 65-30 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.997.5000.
Aaron Copland School of Music
Concerts almost daily, info 718.997.3800
-QC Opera Studio; QC Orchestra; QC
Choral Society, faculty, student ensembles, alumni, guests (Donation suggested) Daily schedule www.qc.
cuny.edu/music, 718.997.3800.
-Queens College Evening Readings to
Apr 8, 2014 - 7 pm
-Queens Symphony Orchestra Family
Concerts to Apr 6, 2014 - noon
-Chamber Music Live to December 13,
10 am; Revelations: Arts Education for
Young People
To May 14, 2014, 10:00 am
-Free Social Anxiety Support &
Treatment for Queens Residents QC
Psychological Ctr. Email contact info, best
times, & whether it’s ok to leave a msg. to
QCPC@qc.cuny.edu.
-Godwin-Ternbach Museum 405
Klapper Hall, 718.997.4747, www.
qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/godwin-ternbach/.
QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592. 9700,
www.queensmuseum.org.
Open Studios for Young Adults w/
Autism and Adults w/Special Needs Reg:
email mitra@queensmuseum.org.
(schedule online)
-Panorama of the City of New York
-World’s Fair Visible Storage
-Shade Garden: Floral Lamps from the
Tiffany Studios
-From Watersheds to Faucets: The
Marvel of NYC’s Water Supply System
-Drop-in Family Workshops (free)
Second Sundays 1:30-4:30 pm
-Metlife Foundation Second Sundays
for Families
-Free Museum Tours Sun. 2, 3, 4 pm
QUEENS THEATRE
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY
COLLEGE Performing Arts Ctr., 222-05
56 Avenue Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
Queens Symphonic Band Openings for
woodwind, brass, bass and percussion
instrumentalists. No audition required, sit
in on next concert - Dec 8. Bring your
instrument. Info 718.340.8324.
Rehearsals Wednesdays, 7:15-9:45 pm
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956. 9819,
wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
YORK COLLEGE MUSIC
Concerts almost daily, 94-20 Guy R.
Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, 718-262-2000.

ARTS OTHER

Calpulli Music Mexican accordion class
($10 adults/ donation age 10-18) Astoria
School of Fine Arts, 38-01 23 Ave, 2nd
Fl., Astoria, 718.507.2617.
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Auditions/ rehearsals. Forest Hills Jewish
Ctr., 106-06 Queens Blvd.
Wednesdays, 7:30-10 pm
Greek Folk Dancing Classes (free) 26-80
30 St, Astoria, info, reg 718.726.7329 -
Adults: Saturdays 2-3:30 pm; Children:
Fridays, 6-7 pm
Green Space dance studio, 37-24 24 St,
LiC
Italian Language Classes for Children
($150, 10-1hr classes, immersion)
Cultural Assn. of the Molise Region, 31-
16 36 Ave, LIC, info, reg: camr-uco.org -
Saturdays, To Mar 8, 9-10 am; Adults
class (10-2 hr classes) To Mar 12;
Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm
Laughing Devil Comedy Club 47-38
Vernon Blvd, LIC, 347.913.3845 •
Laughing Devil Presents - best comics in
NY ($20), every Fri & Sat, 8 & 10:30 pm
• She-Devils, Sundays 8 pm ($15) • The
Big Thing ($10) Pros on the rise, every
Weds, 8 pm • Devil Science Theater 3K
($6) Cult films & alcohol & comedians,
every Thurs, 10:30 pm, info
www.DST3K.com.
Laughing Devil Development Stage
Open mic, writing workshops, sketches,
improv. Bread Box Cafe, 47-11 11 St, LIC
• Thurs 6 & 8 pm
Secret Theatre Musicals, 44-02 23 St,
LIC, tix www.secrettheatre.com.
-Children’s Theatre every Saturday, 2
pm: Princess Particular alternating w/
Pirate Pete’s Parrot ($15/ $10 children/ 4-
pack $40)
Thalia Spanish Theatre 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside, 718.729.3880

FREE HOURS OR SUGGESTED DONATION MUSEUMS:

Flushing Town Hall (gallery)
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning:
(Gallery free at all times)
King Manor Museum
MoMA PS1
Museum of the Moving Image:
(free Fridays 4-8 pm)
Noguchi Museum:
(First Fridays, pay what you wish)
Queens County Farm Museum
Queens Museum of Art
Sculpture Center

HEALTH

BAY TERRACE CTR OF SAMUEL FIELD Y 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside, 718.423.6111.

Afternoon Enrichment Classes ages 3-5
Mon-Fri, 2-4 pm (science discovery;
cooking; literacy class; yoga class; music)
CENTRAL QUEENS YM&YWHA 67-
09 108 Street, Forest Hills, 718-268-5011,
www.cqy.org.
-Play Gym Pre-register
-Ballet Classes w. Yana Volkova, Mon
and Fri, ages 5-12, info x500 or e-mail
dberman@cqy.org. Register now.
CROSS ISLAND YMCA 238-10
Hillside Ave, Bellerose.
ymcanyc.org/crossisland.
-Afterschool Programs - To Jun. 20
EMBLEMHEALTH NEIGHBORHOOD CARE 206-20 Linden Blvd,
Cambria Heights. Info www.ehnc.com,
866.539.0999. Most events are RSVP/
Registration required, 646.476.1294.
-Living w/ Diabetes (cooking, medication) - Low-Impact Zumba - Fall Fitness
Workout - Sitting Exercise - Relaxing
Massage - Chair Yoga - National Alliance
on Mental Illness Family-to-Family
Program - Meditation
Made Easy - Info on Health Care Reform
- Cellphones for Elders - Manage High
Blood Pressure Medication - Caregivers
Support Group - Medicare 101.
MOUNT SINAI QUEENS Free health
events at various locations, registration
required, 718.267.4333, (registration and
more events www.mshq.org/ events).
-Prana Yoga for Busy People, Douris
Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd Floor
Exercise Room, Astoria. Tuesdays, 6:30
pm. Registration required.
-Yoga, age 50+ Douris Tower, 27-40 Hoyt
Ave South, 2nd Floor Exercise Room,
Astoria - Tuesdays, 11 am & noon (registration required)
-Flu Shots ($15)
NEW YORK HOSPITAL QUEENS 56-
45 Main St., Flushing / 174-03 Horace
Harding Exwy, Fresh Meadows. Call for
schedule, pre-registration, 718.670.1695.
Schedule info NYHQ.org events link.
-Support Groups: Diabetes Educ., New
Moms, Look Good-Feel Better Female
Cancer (Cancer Ctr, 56 Ave & 141 St),
Man to Man Prostate Cancer (Cancer Ctr),
Stress Management for Heart Patients;
Massage Therapy and Reflexology;
Balance and Strength Training; Tai Chi
Class; Yoga; Scrapbooking for Premie
Parents.
NO-COST DIGITAL MAMMOGRAMS and Clinical Breast Exams
American-Italian Cancer Foundation.
Regularly comes to various communities.
For women age 50+ w/o insurance; 40+
w/insurance, annual recommended. Call
for info and appointment near you
(required) 877.628.9090.
SAMUEL FIELD Y
Programs: Adult Ctr., Afterschool, learning

disabled, singles, parents, space for
parties. 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy, Little
Neck, 718.225.6750 www.sfy.org.
-Early Stage Dementia Care Program:
Support group, word games, exercise, current events, music, trips - Tues & Thurs,
10 am-2 pm; Caregiver support for spouses, Weds; Adult child group Tues. Info
718.225.6750x331 or x243
-Early Childhood Program ages 2-5 Bay
Terrace, 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside, Bradley
Richman, 718.423.6111 (registration
ongoing)
-Ongoing program for developmentally
disabled children (ages 3-5; join any
time):
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play ($5 per
family) Bay Terrace Center, 212-00 23rd
Ave, Bayside, 718.423.6111. Mon 3-4:30
pm
-Gym and Creative Exploration ($5 per
family) Little Neck, Weds 3-4:30 pm
-Wednesday Night Singles ($7m/ $10nm
refreshments included) Reservations,
info Ilene Yair 718.225. 6750 x236. 2nd,
4th Weds, 7 - 9 pm
-Partner Abuse Counseling Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal svcs.
Ongoing

HEALTH OTHER

Blood Donors Needed (Especially ONegative) To donate or organize a drive,
call NYCB 800.933.2566, www.nybloodcenter.org.
Jewish Guild Healthcare Healthcare
services for visually impaired and multidisabled. Info 212.769.6263, www.guildhealth.org.
Scan Van Mobile Mammography
appointments required 800.564.6868
NYFAC (NY Families For Autistic
Children) Free Zumba Classes
164-14 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard Beach
Fridays, 7-9 pm

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

BAYSIDE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Fort Totten Park, North of 212 St and
Cross Island Pkwy. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
718.352.1548.
-Center for the Women of New York
Women’s history, conference, career education ctr., 207 Totten Ave, Fort Totten.
-Ongoing exhibits ($3 donation)
-Native Bayside; The Castle; If The Hat
Fits; Virtual Exhibit: Take a Cruise
Through the History of Bayside 1639-
2000.
CENTRAL QUEENS HISTORICAL
ASSN. A source for Queens photos not
available elsewhere; go to

www.CQHA.net or call 917.376.4496.
FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Place,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org. (see Arts section for events)
GREATER ASTORIA HISTORICAL
SOCIETY 35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl.,
Astoria, 718.278.0700,
www.astorialic.org.
GREATER RIDGEWOOD HISTORICAL 143-135 37 Ave, Flushing, 718.465.
1776. Open to the public Sat.
KING MANOR MUSEUM
King Park, Jamaica Ave at 153 St,
Jamaica, 718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.org. Tours & school/group programs, Thurs- Sun.
MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY
83-15 Kew Gardens Road; The Center at
Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens Rd,
Kew Gardens, 718.523.1876, www.
friendsofmaplegrove.org.
PAN-MACEDONIAN STUDIES CENTER 149-14 14 Ave, Whitestone,
718.747.0488.
Movie Nights every other Friday
QUEENS HISTORICAL SOC.
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
-Third Tuesday Movie Matinees ($3/$2
students and seniors/$0m)
-Exhibit: Growing Up Queens: A Study
of Childhood in Our Unique Borough.
WOODHAVEN CULTURAL & HISTORICAL SOC. Emanuel United
Church of Christ, 91 Ave & Woodhaven
Blvd, Woodhaven, 718.846.1907.

LIBRARY

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM
Call 718.990.0700, or visit www.queen
slibrary.org for program information.
Long Island City branch Jeanne Elmezzi
Adult Learning Ctr., 37-44 21 St, LiC.
Free English and Pre-GED class, computer use 718.752.3720.
Central Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica.
-Children’s Library Discovery Center
Adjacent to Central Library • ongoing
Ravenswood Branch Family Literacy
Ctr., 35-32 21 St, LIC.
-GED Preparation for you & Early
Learning Program for your children
(drop-off) Mon-Thurs, 12:30-3:30 pm
Woodhaven Book Discussion Group
Woodhaven Branch, 85-41 Forest Pkwy,
718.849.1010. 3rd Weds, 2 pm
OTHER EVENTS call or visit online for
time & place & registration (see above):
Winter Arts & Crafts ages 5-11 yrs;
Mother Goose Infants ages 9-18 mos.;
STARs: Senior Theatre Acting Repertory;
ShapeUp NYC: Yoga/ Stretch;

Codecademy Lab free, easy online platform, learn computer languages Python,
HTML/CSS, Ruby, more; Microsoft
Office Suite; Driver Safety AARP;
English Conversation; New York Cares
Recruitment; GED Math; CPR Training;
Saving Energy and Money; Hula-
Hooping; Computer Classes, various languages; Book Discussions; Citizenship
Classes; Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off &
Composting; Project LeafDrop (no twigs,
branches); Learn to Grow; Green Crafts;
Eco-Crafts for Preschoolers; Toddler
Time; Belly Dance Workshop pre-register;
Zumba.

PARKS & RECREATION

AL OERTER RECREATION CENTER 131-40 Fowler Ave, Flushing.
New classes, low-cost membership:
Chair aerobics, wheelchair-friendly exercise machines, basketball. Kids: kickball,
indoor soccer, flag football, whiffleball;
adults: dodgeball, walleyball, volleyball in
evenings.
ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL
CTR Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Winter Birthday Parties ($250 and up)
Weekends 10-12 pm; 1-3pm, some weekend evenings and weekdays.
-Children’s Nature Programs (ages 18
months thru high school) weekdays,
weekend, after school, winter recessbirthday parties, internships. Ongoing.
-Family & Adult Programs
Hiking Club, Astronomy, Knitting.
-Nature Education Programs ages 18
mos. - 4 yrs. Now registering for sessions
thru Dec. Call for info.
Adventure Hour ages 18-36 mos.;
Storytime Safari ages 3-4, 5-7; Animal
Care Trainee ages 8-12 (call for info)
FLUSHING MEADOWS-CORONA
PARK Grand Central Pkwy, Whitestone
Expwy between 111 St and College Point
Blvd, Park Drive E / #7 train to Mets-
Willets Point Station.
FOREST PARK Union Tpke & Park
Lane, Woodhaven
FORT TOTTEN Fort Totten Visitor
Center, Bldg. 502, North of 212 St and
Cross Island Pkwy
NYC PARKS
-Trees Count Volunteer Opportunities
Help map & record info on indiv trees on
every city block to help plan stewardship
efforts on equitable tree distribution. No
exper. nec. Info & sign-up at www.nycgovparks.org/trees/treescount
May thru Nov 2015
QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDEN 43-
50 Main St, Flushing, 718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org. (free adm.

after 4 pm Sun)
-Fragile Beauty: Jamaica Bay
Landscapes
QUEENS COUNTY FARM MUSEUM
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park,
718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
QUEENS ZOO
-Interactive Discovery Center
53-51 111 St, Flushing Meadows-Corona
Park; 718.271.1500 or go to www.queenszoo.com.
VOELKER ORTH MUS., BIRD
SANCTUARY, VICTORIAN GDN.
149-19 38 Ave, Flushing, 718.359.6227,
www.vomuseum.org.

SCHOOLS

BAYSIDE HS 32-24 Corporal Kennedy
St, Bayside, 718.229.7600, www.baysideshighschool.org.
-Updated Student Programs: Digital Art
& Design; Music Performance &
Production; Environmental Engineer ing
& Technology; Humanities & Nonprofit
Management; Computer Programming &
Web Design; Sports Medicine &
Management.
CUNY: NYC College Line
www.NYCCollegeLine.org. Constantly
updated info; Rapid support from professionals; readiness; admissions info; financial aid; summer internships; visit, join, or
open online forums
LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLL.
31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC, 718.482.7244,
www.laguardia.edu/acereg.
-Free GED Program 718.482.5385
-Home to Work Ctr. For displaced homemakers. Assessment, counseling, referrals,
workshops, computer & vocational training, job search assistance. 718.482.5166.
-Practical Nurse Program funding available. 718.609.2130
-Veterans Only: Free Evening College
Prep and GED classes; Apply GI benefits;
Computer Workshops: Tues & Thurs 6-
9:30 pm, Rm C337. RSVP, limited seating. Elizabeth Allen 718.482.5386/ 5231.
SAMUEL FIELD Field YM & YWHA
58-20 Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck,
718.225.6750.
Ongoing registration. RSVP, info
718.423.6111 ext 242; email
ASmith@sfy.org. Progs $5 per family:
-Indoor Playground ($7 for one adult,
one child; $2 for each add’l) for age 5 and
under, must be w/ adult. climbers, bridges,
balance beam, activities; sneakers
required; No registration.
Weds 10:45-11:45 am
-Gym and Creative Exploration ($5 per
family; ages 3-5 with developmental disabilities & their families) Little Neck -
Wednesdays, 3-4:30 pm
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play ($5 per

family; ages 3-5 with developmental disabilities & their families) At Bay Terrace
Ctr, 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside. Mondays 3-
4:30 pm

SENIOR EVENTS

AARP Chapter 2889: NEW ADDRESS:
Knights of Columbus Hall, 69-60 Grand
Ave, Maspeth 718.672.9890. Meetings 1st
& 3rd Weds, 12 pm
ASTORIA RESTORATION ASSN
Help with Home Energy (HEAP)
Grants 31-28 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria,
718.726.0034. Ongoing
ATRIA KEW GDNS & LIGHTHOUSE
INT’L. 117-01 84 Ave, Kew Gardens,
718.441.0300.
BAYSIDE SENIOR CTR.
221-15 Horace Harding Expwy, Bayside.
BENJAMIN ROSENTHAL PRINCE
STREET SENIOR CTR. Selfhelp
Community Services, 45-25 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.886.5777.
CENTRAL QUEENS YM/YWHA S.C.
67-09 108 St, Forest Hills, 718.268.5011.
CCNS/PETER J. DellaMONICA S.C.
23-56 Broadway, Astoria, 718.626.1500.
FLUSHING HOUSE 38-20 Bowne St,
347-532-3025 or 718.762.3198.
FLUSHING-FRESH MEADOWS
JEWISH CTR. 193-10 Peck Ave, Fresh
Meadows, 718.357.5100.
FOREST HILLS S.C. 108-25 62nd Dr,
718.699.1010.
GLENRIDGE S.C. & ADVISORY
CTR. 59-03 Summerfield St, Ridgewood
718.386.5136.
-Classic Movie Thursdays
HOWARD BEACH S.C.
156-45 84 St (entrance 85 St), Howard
Beach, 718.738.8100.
JOINT PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE FOR OLDER ADULTS
212.402.1127.
KEW GDNS COMMUNITY CTR. 80-
02 Kew Gardens Rd, Suite 202, Kew
Gardens, 718.268.5960. Open M-F, 10am-
4pm. Health, Arts, Taxes, Medicare,
Computers, Workshops, Lectures. Call
for schedule.
-French Conversation Mon, noon
-Dancercize Mon & Fri, 1-2 pm
-Belly Dancing Weds, noon
-Chair Yoga Thurs, 11:30 am
-Floor Yoga Fri, 11 am (bring a mat)
-Latin Dance Aerobics Thurs, 2 pm
-Comedy Workshop Fri, 9:30-10:45 am
NATIVITY B.V.M.—ST. STAN’S SENIOR CENTER 101-41 91st Street, Ozone
Park (meets monthly, 1st & 3rd Thursdays
in the church basement).
PETER CARDELLA S.C.
68-52 Fresh Pond Rd, Ridgewood,
718.497.2908/ TTY 718.497.2589.

POMONOK S.C. 67-09 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing, 718.591.3377.
ESL for Chinese speakers Tues & Thurs,
9-10:30 am; Knitting & Crochet now
Thurs, 1 pm; Learn Mandarin Chinese
Thurs, 1 pm.
QUEENS COMMUNITY HOUSE 108-
25 62 Dr, Forest Hills, 718.591.3377.
Eviction Prevention Unit (EPU)
Negotiate w/landlords, identify emergency resources, stabilize long-term living
situation.
Free Legal Counseling: Power of attorney, medical proxy designation, advice.
By appointment, call above.
Peer; Caregiver Support Groups QCH:
Forest Hills, Jackson Hts, Flushing; in
English, Spanish, Russian, Bengali. Info
718.592.5757 x238
-Free Housing Programs: Eviction
Prevention (Court papers/process, advocacy, tenants of foreclosed); Entitlements
SCRIE, Disabled Rent Increase Exempt.
(DRIE); HEAP (heating), Family Eviction
Prevention, Public Benefit Screening;
-Tenant Info/Train/Advocacy: Repair
issues, harassment, rent overcharges, capital improvement; Property Owner
Info/Assist: SCHE, STAR Tax Credit
RSVP 718.268.5960 x226.
QCH Pomonok Senior Ctr 67-09
Kissena Blvd, Flushing, 718.591.3377.
-Movies: Old Faves, New Hits
Wednesdays, 1 pm
-SNAP screening, application & recertification assistance - info 718.591.3377
-Dear Abby discussion group
Thursdays, 11 am
-Men’s Exercise Group w/ professional
trainer (age 60+) space limited, bring
DOCTOR’S NOTE permitting exercise
and use of gym equipment.
QUEENS INTERAGENCY COUNCIL
ON AGING (QICA) Queens Borough
Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Room 319,
Kew Gardens, 718.268.5954.
REGO PARK S.C. 93-29 Queens Blvd,
Rego Park, 718.896.8511. Free membership, classes, workshops, case assistance.
Hot lunches served.
RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT CTR
& SVCS 59-14 70 Ave, Ridgewood,
718.456.2000.
SELF-HELP AUSTIN ST. S.C.
106-06 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills,
718.520.8197.
SELF-HELP BENJAMIN ROSENTHAL S.C. 45-25 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing, 718.459.5549.
SELF-HELP MASPETH 69-61 Grand
Ave, Maspeth, 718.429.3636.
STEINWAY S.C. 20-43 Steinway St,
Astoria; 718.728.8472.
-Lunch Special Suggested contribution
$1.50 age 60+, $3.50 under age 60.
Mon - Fri.

SENIOR LUNCH PROGRAMS:
CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION
(Hosting All Saints Church, Woodhaven
program) 85-09 118 St, Richmond
Hill/Kew Gardens.
Last two Saturdays of the month.
SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY SVCS
CENTER FOR ACTIVE OLDER
ADULTS 43-31 39 St, Sunnyside,
718.784.6173.

STREET FAIRS/FLEA & FARMERS’ MARKETS

-Astoria Greenmarket 14 St, 31 Ave &
31 Rd • To Nov 20, 8 am-3 pm
-Corona Greenmarkets
Roosevelt Ave & 103 St. Fridays to
November 22, 8 am-3 pm
-Elmhurst Hospital Greenmarket
41 Ave, 80 & 81 Sts. Tuesdays, to
November 26, 8 am-4 pm
-Forest Hills Greenmarket &
Composting* Queens Blvd & 70th Ave.
Sundays, to Dec 29, 8 am-4 pm (Food
Scrap Collection 10 am-12 pm)
-Jackson Heights Greenmarket &
Composting* 34 Ave & 78 St, Sundays
Year Round, 8 am to 3 pm (Food Scrap
Collection from 9 am-12 pm; Textile
Recycling from 9 am-1:30 pm)
-LIC Youthmarket Vernon Blvd betw. 48
& 49 Aves. Vendors wanted, apply
www.nyc.gov/sapo.
To Nov 23, 8 am-8 pm
-Pomonok Community Farmers
Market Pomonok Neighborhood Center,
67-09 Kissena Blvd, Flushing,
Across from Queens College, Main Gate •
Fridays, 10 am-5 pm (thru Nov.)
-Queens Botanical Garden Farmers
Mkt Fridays (see Parks, QBG)
-Queens Urban Market Standard Motor
Parts Bldg, 37-18 Northern Blvd. Food,
jewelry, arts & crafts, photography, furniture; events w/entrepreneurs of food,
drink, technology. Open year-round. Info
www.qnsurbanmkt.com.
Fridays 5-9 pm / Saturdays 11 am-6 pm
-Socrates Sculpture Park GrowNYC
Greenmarket & Composting* (see
Parks, Socrates)
-Sunnyside Greenmarkets &
Composting* Skillman Ave, betw. 42 &
43 Sts, Saturdays to Dec 21, 8 am-3 pm
(Food scrap collection, 9 am-12 pm)

*Composting tips: freeze food scraps: fruit & vegs, coffee grounds & filters, tea bags, eggshells, nutshells, bread, pasta-no toppings. Please no meat, dairy, bones, or oily foods.

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