2015-07-15 / 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:

CALDC
-Waterfront Concert Series, Thursdays 7:30
pm: Jul 16 - Swingtime Big Band; Jul 23 - Ring
of Fire (Johnny Cash tribute); Jul 30 - Piece of the
Rock (doo wop); Aug 6 - Dance Machine (disco);
Aug 13 - Spitfire (rock & roll).
-Movies on the Waterfront (Mondays, 8:30 pm.
Start Jul. 27, CALDC Movies on the
Waterfront - Jul 27: The Princess Bride; Aug 3:
Frozen; Aug 10: How to Train Your Dragon;
Aug 17: Ghostbusters; Aug 24: The Incredibles.

COMMUNITY GENERAL EVENTS:

Brownfield Sites:
-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.
Corona Pet Adoption Day Spons’d by CM
Ferreras. Corona Plaza, Roosevelt Ave, 104-
National Sts.
Jul 18, 10 am-4 pm
Free Citizenship Application Assistance
Eligibility; complete applic; fee waiver help; free
attorney review, consult. English, Bangla, Hindi,
Nepali, Urdu, Tibetan. (bring Green Card, SS,
Passport; address, job history 5 yrs; certif of
dispo’s for all arrests, marriage/divorce dates,
kids’ residency card #, more) Chhaya CDC, 37-
43 77 St, 2nd Fl., Jackson Hts. Appt:
718.478.3848. 3rd Sundays: Jul 26, Aug 16, Sep
20, 2:30-6 pm
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
- Aug 12, Sept 9.

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Free METS Tix: Sunnyside Community
Blood Drive 46th St bet Queens Blvd &
Greenpoint Ave - Receive 2 free NYMets tickets
after filling out application to donate blood. Appt,
info: 800.688.0900 - Jul 28, 2 -8 pm
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.
Hot Jazz/Cool Gardent Summer Concert
Series: Jon-Erik Kellso & Friends ($18 adv/
$45 subscript.; incl. red beans & rice & sweet tea;
house tour, good for 6 mos.) Jul 18, 2 pm
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
718.784.2084.
-Warm Up 2015 ($18/20; food, cocktails avail.)
Experimental, live music; in courtyard - Jun 27 -
Sep 5, noon-9 pm
-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.
-Sensory Stories Exhibit ft. virtual reality experiences, interactive films, participatory installations, more. Apr 18-Jul 26.
-The Essential John Ford ($12) film series. 20
Greatest works - To Aug 2
-Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men Exhibit ft. largescale sets of Draper’s office, home kitchen; costumes; props; advertising art, more - EXTENDED to Sept 6
Queens Museum of Art Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org.
-Exhib: An Inclusive World opening Jul 17,
5:30-7:30 pm
-Passport Thursdays: Int’l Films (Caribbean):
outdoor dance, music, film series w/Braata Folk
Singers & film, Pan! Our Musical Odyssey - Jul
16, 7-10 pm; & at Rockaway Community
Garden: Jul 17, 9 pm)
-Offsite: Corona Loves Art, monthly workshops: stencils, graffiti, mobile library. Jul 18,
2:30-6:30 pm
-Opening Reception: Robert Seydel: The Eye
in Matter - Jul 19, 2-4 pm
-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
-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
-Free Sundays Drop-In Family Workshops
w/kids age 5-12, accommodates special needs,
1:30-4:30 pm
-Free Guided Tours 2 pm (Engl.); 3 pm (Span.);
4 pm Panorama. Meet at info desk, park side.
Resorts World Casino NYC 110-00 Rockaway
Blvd, Jamaica
-Sinbad - Aug 1
-Kool and the Gang - Aug 22
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956. 9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
-Outdoor Cinema Screening of international
films Don’t Look Back, Live-In Maid, & more -
Weds. thru Aug 19, 7 pm
-Public Art Projects: Suspect Terrain, Two Trees
in Balance, Degas Horses, Torqueing Spheres
Paddling in Hallets Cove Tide permitting; w’kends; Cinema Paddle Jul 15, 6 pm; Jul 25, 1-4 pm
SATURDAYS:
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Hands-On
Local Food - Jul 25, 12-3 pm
-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
-Guerilla Storytime - 2-4 pm
SUNDAYS:
-Free Yoga - 10-11am
-Free Tai Chi - 11 am-12 pm

Arts Other:

Ayazamana: Traditional Music & Dance from
Ecuador ($20) Tony Bennett Concert Hall at
Frank Sinatra School of the Arts HS, 35-12 35th
Ave, LIC, 718.361.9920; info www.ow.ly/P15rW
Jul 18, 7:45 pm
BP Katz Concert Series:
-Yesterday & Today (Beatles Tribute)
Crocheron Park - Jul 19; 5 pm & Tudor Park - Jul
26, 5 pm
Carol Sudhalter Concert in Astoria Recording
Studio ($20 sugg’d, for band) Originals, standards. With P. Poladian, S. Lovato, D.
Richardson, R. Horton. House concert. Call
917.667.5331 - Jul 26, 2 pm
Jackson Heights Jazz Festival (free)
-New York Jazz Academy ft. Javier Arau
Concert & improv workshop. Queens Library in
Jackson Heights, 35-51 81st St - Jul 25, 3 pm
-Joe Knipes & Ed Fuqua Jazz guitar, doublebass; standards. Espresso 77, 35-57 77 St - Jul 25,
8 pm
-Daisuke Abe & UoU International, progressive
jazz. Playstreet Stage, 78 St (Travers Park) - Aug
2, 4 pm
Made in LIC - Falchi Historic Building, 31-00
47th Ave. Thru Aug 1
Queens Council on Arts (QCA) 37-11 35 Ave,
Astoria.
-Funding for Queens Artists & Orgs. ALL
applics MUST attend INFO sessions. New guidelines www.queenscouncilarts.org/qaf/ Info sessions at QCA, Queens Library & more (Jul 29-
Sept 30). Info Sessions Start Jul 29, 6-8 pm at
QCA (w/Span. transl). Korean, Chinese, Bengali
transl. avail Aug & Sept; Also, meet w/QCA
staff to check your applic. by APPOINTMENT
Sept 3-24; sign up online, see above) Deadline for
applics: Oct 8.
-The Art of Listening: A Musical Exploration
($10/membs free) At QCA LAB - Jul 17, 6-8 pm
Q.E.D. New patio & backyard. 27-16 23 Ave,
Astoria, www.QEDAstoria.com/347.451.3873
-Composting Bucket Bootcamp ($12 incl.
materials) Tix online/at QED.
-Astoria Artist Giuseppe Catanzariti Oil paintings; influences: Cubism, Primitivism, Naive Art
-thru Dec 31

DINING/ FUNDRAISERS/ MORE:

Noshwalks: Corona Sample local cuisine with
guide Myra Alperson. www.noshwalks.com - Jul
18

HEALTH & SAFETY:

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.
-Diabetes Self-Management series
Jul 16, 10:30 am-1 pm
-Pre-Diabetes Info Session
Jul 17, 10-11 am
-Fall Prevention, Jul 22, 11:30am-12:30 pm
-Free Yoga, Massage, Hi / Lo Impact Workout /
Zumba, Sitting Exercise, Meditation, Diabetes
Self-Management, Work Out Asthma, Tai Chi,
Understanding Your Tablet, Handling
Emergencies, more.
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, Jul 18, Aug 15; noon-2 pm
Mount Sinai Queens (MSQ)
www.mshq.org/events for full schedule. To register 718.267.4333
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.
-Joseph Addabbo Family Health Ctr, 6200 Beach
Channel Drive, Arverne - Jul 16
-Best Medical Care, 121-08 Hillside Ave,
Richmond Hill - Jul 22

HISTORICAL:

Greater Astoria Historical Soc. 35-20
Broadway, 4th Fl., Astoria, 718.278.0700,
www.astorialic.org.
-1964-1965 World’s Fair ($10; GAHS members
free w/RSVP before noon) At Q.E.D, 27-16 23rd
Ave, Astoria. Info www.qedastoria.com.
Reservation QEDAstoria@gmail.com - Jul 15, 7
pm
King Manor Museum King Park, 150-03
Jamaica Ave, Jamaica, 718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.org. Tours & school/group programs,
Thurs- Sun.
-Hands-On History: America The Beautiful
(free) Make your own American flag; learn of
USA founding - Jul 18, noon-3 pm
Queens Historical Society Kingsland
Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave, Flushing.
718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
-Like Sea Glass: A Hand Full of Light ($5/8)
Artist-in-residence, M.J. Levy Dickson discusses
her installation. Rescheduled: Jul 19, 2:30-4:30
pm
-Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of
Queens Exhibit (until July 2016).
-Persuasive Images: Architecture of the 1939-
40 & 1964-65 NY World’s Fairs Exhibit at
Queens College, Godwin-Ternbach Museum - To
Jul 27

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
-Knit and Crochet For A Cause - Bring your
knitting needles and crochet hooks and make
beanies for premature babies to donate to
Bellevue Hospital. Yarn provided - Jul 15, 11-5
pm
-Lincoln Center Local Screening: Red Hot +
Fela Live – Nigerian firebrand Fela Anikulapo
Kuti, Afrobeat icon Tony Allen, Superhuman
Happiness and others Jul 16, 5-6 pm
Broadway Branch
-Summer Meals 2015 Nutritious meals served
when school is not in session at select community libraries - Every Mon, Tues, Weds; 1-2 pm
-Summer Reading Club - Every Weds. thru
Aug 12, 3-4 pm
Long Island City Branch 37-44 21 St, LIC
718.752.3700.
-Homework Help ages 6-18.
Most Saturdays; to Oct 24; 11am-1 pm
PARKS & RECREATION:
Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC)
Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Star Searches - Exploring the July Night Sky
($15) Adults, Ages 9 and up - Jul 18, 8-10 pm
-Watercolors Underwater ($26) Ages 7-11 -
July 18, 1:30-3 pm
-Vet Tech 101 ($23) Ages 10-13 – Jul 19, 10 am-
12 pm
-APEC Adventure Hour - Water Fun ($16)
Ages 18-36 months w/ parental participation – Jul
19, 1:30-2:45 pm
-Yoga in the Elements For Adults ($16) Jul 25,
9:15-10:15 am
City of Water Day Free boat tours, waterfront
activities, food, music, and Cardboard Kayak
Race.
Jul 18, 10 am-4 pm
Cityparks
-Free Summer Sports includes free use of
equipment and lessons: Tennis, (ages 6-16; tournament);
Golf (ages 6-17; academy tryouts);
Soccer, and Track & Field (ages 5-16). At Alley
Pond Tennis Center, Astoria Park, Flushing
Meadows, Forest Park, more; Reg: www.cityparksfoundation.
org/2015-summer-youth-sportsregistration/
- Thru end of August
-Senior Fitness: Free Yoga, Tennis, Fitness
Walking Instruction
At Flushing Meadows, Cunningham Park, Roy
Wilkins Park. Schedule, info 718.760.6999.
-SummerStage Kids (free) Thru Aug 13, 10:30
am (unless otherwise noted).
-Family Day w/ Wycliffe Gordon & Friends; BLove’s
Hip Hop Jazzy Groove ; Karisma Jay &
AbunDance; Samuel Coleman’s Dance Master
Class. Queensbridge Pk, 41 Ave & Vernon Blvd.
Jul 19, 3 pm
-B-Love’s Hip Hop Jazzy Groove at Rochdale
Park - Jul 20
-PuppetMobile Rufus King Park - Jul 21
Gantry State Park Free Summer Fitness by
LIC YMCAPier 1 (49 Ave & Center Blvd) bring
mat, towel, water:
-Saturdays, Jul 25, Aug 1, 15; 10-11 am
-Wednesdays, Jul 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)
-Summer Electronic Waste Recycling Drop off
at QBG parking lot on Crommelin St. - Jul 19, 10
am-4 pm
-Recycled & Repurposed Children’s Crafts
(free w/adm; while supplies last) Jul 19, 1-3 pm
-Art in the Garden: Ross Barbera’s
“Landscape & Flower Paintings” (free
w/adm.) Visitor Bldg. Gallery.
Jul 21 - Oct 15
Rufus King Park
-SummerStage Kids PuppetMobile
Jul 21
-Summer Fun in Queens (Children K-6) Arts
in the Park: Performances 10 am: Jul 21, 28, & Aug 4.
Jamaica Arts & Music Summer (JAMS) Festival:
ethnic foods, entertainment, multi-cultural shopping,
music, more. Jamaica Ave, Parsons Blvd-
170 St.
Aug 7 & 8, 11 am-7 pm (concert at 6)
Travers Park 78th St, bet 34th Ave to Northern
Blvd.
-Summer Sundays in the Park: Info:
www.jhbg.org. Thru Aug 30, 4 pm: Calpulli
Mexican Dance Company (folkloric dance company)
- Jul 19
-Design Unveiling for Travers Park (Includes
Rory Staunton Field & 78th Street Plaza) 34th
Ave, bet 77 & 78th Sts. Jul 18, 11:30 am-1:30 pm
SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES:
Kew Gardens Community Ctr. (QCH) 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd, Suite 202, Kew Gardens,
718.268.5960.
-Learn how to use conversation - Every
Tuesday, 1:30 pm
Pomonok Senior Ctr. (QCH) 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
STREET FAIRS; FLEA/FARMERS MKTS
Elmhurst Hospital Greenmarket 41st Ave, 80
to 81 Sts. Info www.GrowNYC.org/ourmarkets -
Every Tuesday, 8 am-4 pm; thru Nov 24.
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 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 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 Congre- gational 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
PracticeArtist-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, preregistration, 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 O-Negative)
To donate or organize a drive, call NYCB
800.933.2566, www.nybloodcenter.org.
Jewish Guild Healthcare Healthcare services
for visually impaired and multi-disabled. 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 & signup 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 yearround. 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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