2015-06-17 / 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:

Astoria Homeowners, Tenants &
Business Civic Assn. Mtg. Guests:
CALDC Pres. Stamatiades; CO 114
Pct Fortune; Westway Update St.
Francis of Assisi School, basement, 21-
17 45 St, Astoria - Jun 17, 7:30 pm
CALDC Independence Celebration
w/West Point Band, Fireworks by
Grucci Astoria Park Great Lawn, Shore
Blvd, betw. Hell Gate Bridge and the
Pool. Info www.centralastoria.nyc.
Jun 30, 7:30 pm
JFK Regular Democratic Club Mtg
Jewish Ctr of Kew Gdns Hills, 71-25
Main St, Lower Level Mtg Rm.
Jun 18, 7:30 pm (Board Mtg)
United Forties Civic Assn. Mtg.
Guest: BP Katz; Kosciuszko Bridge
Update St Teresa’s Parish Ctr., 50-22
44 St, Woodside - Jun 18, 7 pm

COMMUNITY BOARDS / EDUC / PRECINCT MTGS:

Community Bd. 7 Mtg. Union Plaza
Care Center, 33-23 Union St, 9th
Floor, Flushing, 718.359.2800. (On
agenda: RKO Keith zoning applic to
the FAA; hurricane preparedness; TB
awareness.)
Jun 22, 7 pm
Comm. Dist. Ed. Council 26 M.S.
67, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy, Room
B44A, Little Neck. Info
718.631.6927.
Jun 18, 7 pm (business mtg - councilmembers); 8 pm (public mtg)
Comm. District Educ. Council 30
Mtg w/ PA/PTA Officers; Public
Comment: Evaluation of
Superintendent 28-11 Queens Plaza
North, 5th Fl Conference Rm, LIC.
Jun 18, 6:30 pm
Sukhi NY Outdoor Community
Board Mtg. Diversity Plaza, 37 Rd,
74-73 Sts, Jackson Hts - Jun 18, 7 pm

COMMUNITY GENERAL EVENTS:

BP Katz sponsored (at Queens
Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd,
Kew Gardens, unless otherwise noted):
-Land Use Public Hearing
Jun 18, 10:30 am
-Yesterday & Today Beatles Tribute
Concert (spons. w/NYC Parks).
Rockaway Beach, 94 St & Shore Front
Pkwy - Jun 21, 6 pm
-Free Reggae Concert: British
Dependency Rockaway Beach Park,
Seagirt Blvd, Beach 17 St, Far
Rockaway.

Jun 27, 4 pm
-LGBT Pride Celebration - Jun 24, 6
pm
Brownfield Sites:
-GDC LIC Development, Site ID
#C241172. 45-35 11 St. & 11-22 45
Road.
Comments may be submitted until Jun
19, 2015. View application at Queens
Libray, 89-11 Merritt Blvd, Jamaica.
Info, comments: www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/ 60058.html.
-The Wills Building, DEC Site
#C241143, 43-01 21 St, LIC, NY 11101.
NYSDEC accepting written comments
Jun 12-Jul 20. More info LIC Library
Branch, Tienya Smith, 37-44 21 St, LIC,
11101, 718.752.3700.
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)
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.
Port Authority Public Info Workshop:
Airport Noise Compatibility Studies
-JFK Radisson Hotel JFK Airport, 135-
30 140th St, Jamaica. - Jun 17, 6-8 pm
Rent Rollback Public Testimony before
Rent Guidelined Board (RGB) Brooklyn
Borough Hall Court Room, 209
Joralemon St - Jun 18, 5 pm (final vote-
Jun 24)
Rockaway Health Festival &
Transition Convergence Food, music,
fun, learning for all ages, art exhibit,
Zumba class; Local climate change
resilience: neighborhood food security
& production; renewable energy; creative waterfront restoration; Health:
free health screenings, incl. HIV testing; herbal medicine & natural personal care product exhibitors; free
lunch for Rockaway residents; Urban
agriculture, permaculture, soil remediation, water catchment systems;
green jobs, composting, bee & chicken keeping, aquaponics. Info midatlantictransition.org; transitionnyc.org.
454 Beach 67 St, Arverne - Jun 27, 10
am-6 pm
SAFE Disposal Event (solvents,
automotive, flammable, electronics:
motor oil, mercury thermometers,
ammonia, bleach, nail-polish
remover, paint, turpentine, pesticides,
medications, devices) Cunningham
Park, Ball Field parking lot; cars enter
Francis Lewis Blvd, betw. Union Tpke
& Grand Central Pkwy - Jun 20, 10
am-4 pm

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

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
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.
-O Brazil: Contemporary Brazilian
Cinema - Thru Jun 19
-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 - EXT’D to Sept 6
Queens Museum of Art Flushing
Meadows Park, 718.592.9700,
www.queensmuseum.org.
-Louis Armstrong Wonderful World
Backyard Bash In Flushing Meadows:
Lauryn Hill, DJs, refreshments, afterparty - Jun 20, 11 am-6 pm
-Artist studios avail. Apply by July 10,
‘15 Rentals for $200 - $350/month
-Queens Museum Gala Live performance by Yozmit, hors d’ouevres from the
boro’s best restaurants, breweries & distilleries. Ads, sponsorship avail; Tix
online queensmuseum.org/gala.
Cocktails 6:30 pm; Dinner, Cabaret 8
pm - Jun 24
-After Midnight: Indian Modernism to
Contemporary India 1947/1997
Exhibition - EXTENDED to Sept. 13
-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 - EXTENDED To
Sept. 13
-Behind the Curtain: Collecting the
New York Fairs - EXT’D To Oct 31
-Sundays Drop-In Family
Workshops w/kids age 5-12, accommodates special needs, 1:30-4:30 pm
The Manhattans, The Dramatics,
Blue Magic, Black Ivory, more ($30)
Resorts World Casino NYC: Fresh
Concert Series - Classic Soul. 110-00
Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica.
Jun 27, 8 pm-1 am
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop:
Straw Mobiles - Jun 20, noon-3 pm
Sunday, Jun 21:
-Design/Build Workshop: End Table I
(meet at Noguchi Mus.) - 1-4 pm (preregister

online, click on Education)
-Solstice Paddle in Hallets Cove (tide
permitting) 2-6 pm
-Summer Solstice Celebration 5-9 pm
-Queens Symphony Orchestra 7:30-9
Weds, Jun 24:
-Metropolitan Opera Recital Series
7-8 pm
-Public Art Projects: Suspect
Terrain, Two Trees in Balance, Degas
Horses, Torqueing Spheres
SATURDAYS:
-Grow NYC Greenmarket (free)
8 am-4 pm (Thru Nov 21)
-BIG!Compost Collection - 10 am-1
pm (Thru Nov 21)
-Free Yoga - 9:30-10:30 am
SUNDAYS:
-Free Yoga - 10-11am
-Free Tai Chi - 11 am-12 pm

Other:

Abuso/e ($32/35) Drama based on real
events. Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside. In Spanish
& English. Tix Thaliatheatre.org. To Jun
28
Funny Father’s Day Comedy Show
(free) Comedians from Caroline’s,
Howard Stern, Comedy Central,
Wendy Williams TV. Neir’s Tavern,
87-48 78 St, Woodhaven - Jun 20, 8
pm
Make Music New York (free) Jun 21:
-Diversity Plaza, 37 Rd, 73-74 Sts,
Jackson Hts - 1:30-6 pm
-Queens Crossing Pl. 136-17, 39 Ave,
Flushing - 3:30-6:30 pm
Murder by Father’s Day ($45)
Comedy murder-mystery dinner show
at Riccardo’s, 21-01 24 Ave, Astoria,
718.721.7777. Winner of each show
receives 2 free tix to 39 Steps or
Drunken Shakespeare - Jun 19, 8 pm
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria,
-New Release Day ($6, no drink minimum) - hosted by Christian Finnegan
from Are We There Yet? and Chappelle’s
Show. Every 2nd Tuesday, 8 pm; ft.
famous performers performing brand
new material.
-Don’t Feed the Musicians ($5, no
drink min; Every 3rd Saturday) Jun 20,
7:30 pm
QCA Queens Council on the Arts, 37-11
35th Ave, Entrance on 37th St, Astoria
-Learn How to Enter Film Festivals
($10/members free) Register at queenscouncilarts.org/attention-filmmakershow to-enter-film-festivals/
Jun 17, 6:30-8 pm
-Live Music ($10) Rest Au Rant, 30-01
35 Ave, LIC - Jun 25, 8 pm
Secret Theatre 44-02 23 St, LIC
-Three Sisters Tulsa, 1921 ($15)
Before, during, after race riot that
destroyed an affluent African-
American home and lives - Jun 25-28
-For Children: Princess Particular
& Pirate Pete’s Parrot ($10/15/40-
family of 4) Alternating Saturdays, 2
pm

-Call for Submissions for UNfringed
Festival ($15 adv/$18 door) - $500
prize for Highest Votes. Apply:
form.jotformpro.com/form/3133532243
2947 from May 22 - Jun 26/ Festival:
Aug 19-Sept 6
Sophisticated Ladies Carol
Sudhalter, E. Camerin, K. Cosco, M.
Coppola, S. Cuenca, M. Slocum, D.
Weisz, N. Manzini. Free, outdoors (if
no rain). 345 Park Ave & 51 St,
Manhattan.
Jun 18, 12:30-1:30 pm
Swingin’ Women of Jazz Carol
Sudhalter, K. Green, E. Cameri, K.
Clarke. Forest Hills Library.
Jun 20, 3 pm
WBLS DJ Dr. Bob Lee Spins R&B
Sounds & Faves JSPOA Jackson
Adult Ctr, 92-47 165 St, Jamaica. ($35
benefit) Tix 718.657.6692 or
brivera@jspoa.org. Raffle $10, need
not be present - Jun 20, 8-midnite

DINNERS / DANCES / MORE:

Holy Cross High School Golf Classic
& Tennis Round Robin ($150/ 175/
425/ Sponshorship avail at all levels;
Proceeds benefit Alumni Scholarship
Fund) Engineers Country Club & North
Shore Country Club. Breakfast, BBQ
Lunch, Cocktail Hour, Four-Course
Dinner, Live Auction. Register online
http://community.holycrosshs.org/event
s/event_ details.asp?id=391504. Info
718.886-7250x524, email advancement@holycrosshs.org or if you have
item to donate for auction or raffle - Jun
29

HEALTH & SAFETY:

Elmhurst Hospital Pediatric Health &
Safety Fair Healthy cooking demo; live
entertainment: music, puppets, magic,
clowns; arts & crafts, face-painting;
NYPD, FDNY, EMS, NYC Parks tables;
Ask a Pediatrician Table; Raffles; free
snacks, gifts. 41 Ave, betw 80 &81 Sts.
Jun 18, 10 am- 2 pm
EmblemHealth Neighborood Care
FREE classes, Open to Public. 206-
20 Linden Blvd, Cambria Hts. REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR ALL
EVENTS 866-539-0999. Full schedule: www.ehnc.com.
-Men’s Health & Wellness
Jun 20, noon-2 pm
-Minimize Risk of Slipping & Falling
thru Strengthening & Conditioning
Jun 24, 10:30-11:30 am
-Free Yoga, Massage, Hi / Lo Impact
Workout / Zumba, Sitting Exercise,
Meditation, Diabetes Self-
Management, Work Out Asthma, Tai
Chi, Understanding Your Tablet,
Handling Emergencies.
Free Lung Cancer 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
LIC YMCA Free Summer Fitness
Series Under the Subway 40th St &
Lowery 7 train Plaza (Queens Blvd).
Bring water & towel.
Saturdays, July 18, Aug 15; noon-2 pm
Mount Sinai Queens (MSQ)
www.mshq.org/events for full schedule.
To register 718.267.4333
NAMI Family to Family Educ. Prog.
(free) 12 weekly classes for caregivers
of those w/ bipolar, schizophrenia, borderline disorder, panic and OCD, more.
Reg: 718.347.7284.
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 - Most held 9 am-4:30
pm.

HISTORICAL:

Greater Astoria Historical Soc. 35-
20 Broadway, 4th Fl., Astoria,
718.278.0700, www.astorialic.org.
-Hunters Point Tour w/ Kevin Walsh
of Forgotten NY ($20/GAHS members
$15) Gantry State Park, Dominie’s
Hook 19th century remnants. Meet at
Vernon Blvd traffic island, 50 Ave - Jun
28, noon
-Special Presentation: Dr. Lucky - The
History of Burlesque ($10/ free for
GAHS members w/ RSVP) - Q.E.D., 27-
16 23rd Ave, Astoria. - Jun 17, 7 pm.
Email QEDAstoria@gmail to reserve
space
King Manor Museum King Park,
150-03 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica,
718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.org.
-Summer Solstice Festival (free)
Make ice cream, sun-inspired crafts,
historic games & giant bubbles in
yard. All ages
Jun 20, noon-4 pm
Lent-Riker-Smith Homestead ($25)
Tours of the 350-year-old home.
mail/checks payable to Marion
Duckworth Smith, 78-03 19th Rd, East
Elmhurst, NY 11370) RSVP by email to
info@rikerhome.com. Jun 20, 21, 3 pm
Queens Historical Society Kingsland
Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave, Flushing.
718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
-Community Conversations for
Kids: Wangari’s Trees of Peace, a
True Story from Africa Workshop,
discussion, activity (free) - Jun 20, 1-
2 pm
-Leading the Way: Six Outstanding
Women of Queens Exhibit. Opening:
Jun 27, 2-4:30 pm

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Many more events daily: visit
www.queenslibrary.org, click on programs; call Central Library

718.990.0700 or individual branches.
QL Hotspot Program: Free internet
access w/ your library card. Checkout at
QL Central, Forest Hills, Far Rockaway,
Flushing, Jackson Hts branches; Log on;
Activate up to 2 devices.
Astoria Branch
-Music & Literature for Kids ages 5-
10
Jun 18, 25; 4-5 pm (new music theme
and book weekly)
Broadway Branch 40-20 Broadway,
LIC, 718-721-2462
-Starting and Running a Small
Business Jun 18, 4-5:30 pm
Flushing Branch
-Beginning a Business: Spring Series
Workshop - Jun 17, 24; 1-3 pm
-Create an Online Business
Jun 19, 4-6 pm (Pre-register online,
phone)
-Microsoft Excel in Spanish
Jun 20, 9:30 am-noon
-Immigration Resource Fair
Jun 21, noon-5 pm
Jackson Heights Branch
-Jazz-y Sazon! Jazzy boleros, standards
Jun 20, 3-4:15 pm
Long Island City Branch 37-44 21 St,
LIC 718.752.3700.
Summer Reading Kickoff w/Magical
Productions ages 6-12; clown, balloon
twisting, face-painting - Jun 18, 4-5 pm
-HS Equivalency Exam Screenings
Jun 19, 20, 23; 10 am-4 pm
-Homework Help ages 6-18.
Most Saturdays; to Oct 24; 11am-1 pm
-Beginning a Business Spring Series
Tuesdays, Jun 23, 1-3 pm
Steinway Branch 21-45 31 St, LIC,
718-728-1965.
-Music & Literature for Kids
Jun 22, 29; 4-5 pm

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL
events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Queens County Bird Club presents
“NYC Natural Areas Conservancy -
Ecological Assessments” by Helen
Forgione - Jun 17, 8 pm
-Welcome Summer BBQ ($15/8/0 or
$45 for 5) - Jun 18, 6 pm
-Star Searchers ($15) adults, children 9+ Jun 20, 8 pm
-Latin & Ballroom Social Dancing
($24) adults - Jun 24
-Astoria Park Festival (free) Rides,
games, food, entertainment. Parking lot,
19 St & Hoyt Ave, Astoria - Jun 25-28
Cityparks Senior Fitness: Free Yoga,
Tennis, Fitness Walking Instruction
At Flushing Meadows, Cunningham
Park, Roy Wilkins Park. Schedule, info
718.760.6999.
Gantry State Park Free Summer
Fitness by LIC YMCA Pier 1 (49 Ave
& Center Blvd) bring mat, towel,
water:

-Saturdays, Jun 20, Jul 11, 25, Aug 1,
15; 10-11 am
-Wednesdays, Jun 24, Jul 8, 22, Aug
5; 7-8 pm
Queens Botanical Garden 43-50
Main St, Flushing, www.queensbotanical.org 718.886.3800 (free adm. after
4 pm Sun)
-What’s the Buzz About Bees? ($5)
Tour QBG’s Bee Garden; sample local
honey; make beeswax candle to keep.
Regist. required
buzzaboutbees.eventbrite.com. Jun 20,
1-3 pm
-Summer Solstice (free w/ adm.) Crafts,
tours for all ages - Jun 21
-Art in the Garden: Nature &
Science in Dialogue (free w/adm.)
Artist Emily Barnett in Visitor Bldg.
Gallery. Apr 14-Jul 19

SCHOOLS/KIDS/PETS/CLASSES

Korea TaeKwonDo (special:$49 for 3
weeks unlim’d; a $200 value; limited
enrollment) Certified master. 130-30 31
Ave, Flushing, www.ktkd.nyc.
Martin Luther School 60-02 Maspeth
Ave.
-Cougar Summer Basketball Program
- boys/girls, ages 6-14. Jul 6 - Aug 7.
For brochure & reg form call
718.894.4000x221 or email cougarcamps@martinluthernyc.org

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES:

QCH: Kew Gardens Community
Ctr. 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd, Suite
202, Kew Gardens, 718.268.5960.
-Musical Talents of Ethel Merman &
Mary Martin Presentation, video. Kew
Gardens Road Suite 202 - Jun 17,
1:30pm
-Improve focus & concentration. Kew
Gardens Comm Cntr, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd Suite 202 - Jun 18, 1pm
-DJ Dan Morris Dance/listen to
waltzes, salsa, polkas, tango, disco etc.
Jun 24, 1:30 pm
-Learn how to use conversation -
Every Tuesday, 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)
-Zumba - Tuesdays, 9:30 am
-Movie Screenings -Wednesdays, 1 pm
-Dear Abby Discussion Group -
Thursdays, 11 am
-Aerobics - Fridays, 11 am
Queens Interagency Council on
Aging
(QICA) Annual Mtg. Protecting
Assets; Understanding Medicaid:
Eligibility, Access, Medicaid

Redesign & Senior Feedback Session:
(shape programs, legisl. agenda)
(Free, refreshments) Queens Borough
Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Room 213,
Kew Gardens, RSVP 718.268.5954.
Jun 17, 9-11 am

STREET FAIRS; FLEA/FARMERS MKTS

Greenmarket - Skillman Ave & 43rd
St, Sunnyside. Textile, recharge batteries recycle: 9 am - 1 pm, Food scrap collection: 10 am - 1 pm. Info:
ww.grownyc.org
Saturdays, 8 am-3 pm

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

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.)
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 hurricaneaffected 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
Access-a-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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