2015-08-05 / 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 Concerts, Movies:
-Waterfront Concert Series, Thursdays
7:30 pm: Aug 6 - Dance Machine (disco);
Aug 13 - Spitfire (rock & roll).
-Movies on the Waterfront, Mondays,
8:30 pm Aug 3: Frozen; Aug 10: How to
Train Your Dragon; Aug 17:
Ghostbusters; Aug 24: The Incredibles.
Italian Charities of America Flea
Market 83-20 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst.
Aug 1

COMMUNITY BOARDS / EDUC / PRECINCT MTGS:

104th Precinct National Night Out
Against Crime Free rides, screeings,
dance classes, safety info, food; vendors.
Juniper Valley Park, Middle Village - Aug
4, 5:30-8:30 pm
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Mtg. 30-
48 Linden Pl, 4th Floor, Rm 407, Flushing
718.281.3786. Aug 5, 7 pm

COMMUNITY GENERAL EVENTS:

Back to School Event by Sen. Peralta. One
free backpack per child present; supplies
for K-12; while supplies last.
Entertainment, face-painting, more. 98 Pl
& 57 Ave, Corona (rain: St. Paul Church,
98-16 55 Ave, Corona).
Aug 8, 10 am-1 pm
Brownfield Site Workplan for 21-25 31
St, AStoria, NY 11105, DEC Site
#C241167. Public invited written comment, Jul 27-Aug 27, 2015. Info Steinway
Libr. Branch, attn: Laurel Hicklin, 21-45
31 St, LIC, 11105, 718.728.1965.
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: 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.
The Loop 20-Mile Bike Ride benefits
NYFAC, JDRF. NY Families for Autistic
Children, 164-14 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard
Beach. Reg
www.NYFACFoundation.org/bike. Info
347-566.3122 x305 - Aug 2, 8 am (Reg);
Ride: 9 am

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall Northern Blvd &
Linden Pl, www.flushingtownhall.org,
718.463.7700.
-Queens Symphony Orch: Brass Under
the Stars (free) Aug 7, 5 pm
-Chinese Theatre Works - Holding Up
Half the Sky ($8) Puppet Spectacle, spans
2,000 yrs Chinese history; four legendary
women warriors.
Aug 8, 2 pm
Mets Yoga Day Tix mets.com/yoga incl.
Yoga tix incl. game tix. Mets vs Pirates, &
pm. Yoga 8:30 am, Bullpen Gate. Bring
water, yoga mat (concessions closed).
Aug 15
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.
-Screening: Batman in Tut’s Fever
Movie Palace - To Sep 6
-See It Big! 2001: Space Odyssey - Aug 7,
7 pm and Aug 8 & 9, 2 pm
-Screening: Brainstorm - Aug 9, 6 pm
-How Cats Took Over the Internet The
history of cats on the internet.
Aug 7 - Jan 31, 2016
-Matthew Weiner’s Mad Men Exhibit ft.
large-scale sets of Draper’s office, home
kitchen; costumes; props; advertising art,
more - EXTENDED to Sept 6
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.
-Free First Fridays Evening hours, wine,
beeer cash bar, free admission, public tours
2 pm; Center of Attention: discuss Cloud
Mountain, 7 pm
Aug 7, 10 am-8 pm
-Bang on a Can: JG Thirwell ($10) composer Kronos Quartet, Manorexia, more -
Aug 9, 3-4 pm
Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing, 718.997.5000.
-Reframing Italian America 23 historical
photos from Bernard Titowski collection
“social documents of Italian immigrant
life,” Dr Sciorra, Calandra’s Dir. Acad.,
Cultural progs. Calandra Instit., 25 W. 43
St, 17 Fl, Manhattan.
Queens Museum of Art Flushing
Meadows Park, 718.592.9700,
www.queensmuseum.org.
-Unveil: Caribbean Equality Project’s
Launch Free screening The Abominable
Crime; activism, art, cultural performance
Aug 8, 2:30-6:30 pm
-Robert Seydel: The Eye in Matter
-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.
-Hip to Hip Theatre Co: Shakespeare’s
Merchant of Venice, Aug 9, 4:30-6:30 pm
-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, Weds.) Aug 8, 1-4 pm;
Cinema Paddle Aug 12, 6 pm
SATURDAYS:
-Dance at Socrates - Aug 8, 4-5:30 pm
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop:
Plastic Bag Couture, Aug 8, noon-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; 11-noon
-Guerilla Storytime - 2-4 pm
SUNDAYS:
-Free Yoga - 10-11am
-Free Tai Chi - 11 am-12 pm
York College
-Summer Jazz Program ‘15 Presented
by College Now/CUNY - O’Donohue
Park on Rockaway Beach (Beach 17th
Street and Seagirt Blvd) - Aug 6, 7 pm &
York College Performing Arts Center -
Aug 11, 7 pm

Arts Other:

Altered Appearances exhibit Fisher
Landau Center for Art, 38-27 30th, LIC -
Thru Jan 4, 2016
California Pizza Kitchen FUNdraiser
Benefits Feathered Friends Parrot
Adoption Svcs BRING this calendar
notice for 20% of your check to be donated to Feathered Friends. Atlas Park, 71-03
80 St., Glendale - Aug 9, all day
Call for Queens Choreographers for
Secret Theatre LIC. Info,
QueensboroDanceFestival.com. Deadline
Sep. 7
Footloose the Musical ($10/8 at door, or
adv.) Church of the Holy Child Jesus,
Msgr. Murray Aud, 111-02 86 Ave,
Richmond Hill. Info 718.847.1860.
Aug 6, 7, 8, 9.
Jackson Heights Jazz Festival (free)
-Daisuke Abe & UoU International, progressive jazz. Playstreet Stage, 78 St

(Travers Park) - Aug 2, 4 pm
BP Katz Concert Series:
-Queens Symphony Orch. at Forest Park,
Wdhvn Blvd & For. Pk Dr, Woodhaven
Aug 9, 5 pm
-Tee-Tones (doo-wop) at Little Bay Park,
Cross Island Pkwy, Bayside.
Aug 9, 5 pm
LIC Art Bus free shuttle betw. Socrates
Sculpture Garden, Noguchi Mus.,
Sculpture Ctr, MoMA PS1.
Thru Sept 13, each Sat., Sun., 1-6 pm
Made in LIC - Falchi Historic Building,
31-00 47th Ave. Thru Aug 1
Queens Council on Arts (QCA) Events at
37-11 35 Ave, Astoria (unless otherwise
listed)
-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). Spanish, 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.
Q.E.D. Arts & Crafts, Stand-Up Comedy,
Food Tastings, DIY Projects, Improv,
Gardening, Game Nights, Walking Tours,
Poetry, Storytelling, More. New patio &
backyard. 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria,
www.QEDAstoria.com / 347.451.3873
-Republican Debate Watch Party w/
Guests John Fugelsang & Frank
Conniff (Mystery Science Theater 3000)
($8 incl. 1 drink, 1 slice) - Aug 6, 9 pm
-America’s Got Talent ($5) w/ Myq
Kaplan- Aug 10, 8:30 pm
-Astoria Artist Giuseppe Catanzariti
Oil paintings; influences: Cubism,
Primitivism, Naive Art -thru Dec 31
Queens World Film Festival
Bengalese animation; Spanish love stories;
Asian docs. Diversity Plaza, 37 Rd, 73-74
Sts, Jackson Hts. Aug 13, 27
Seussical The Musical ($18/$15) By JC
Players, Glendale-Maspeth United
Methodist Church, 66-14 Central Ave,
Glendale. Info: Call 718.894.8654 or
Email jcplayers95@yahoo.com
Aug 7, 8, 15, 16
Sunnyside Summer Strolls Presents Bix
Biederbecke Memorial Jazz Concert
46th St, betw. Greenpoint Ave to Queens
Blvd. Jazz. Sunnyside Drum Corps,
Sunnyside Social Club, more; Dance floor,
Free Photobooth; Info: www.sunnysideshines.org - Aug 8, 2-7 pm (Rain: Aug
15).
Tablao Flamenco by American Bolero
Dance Company ($25/20/15; food, drinks
avail.) The Chian Federation 44-01
Broadway, Astoria. Tix, Info:
www.ambolero.com; ABDCTablao8-14-
15.BrownPaperTickets.com, 800-838-
3006. Doors open 7 pm; Food, Bevs 8 pm;
Show begins 8:30 pm - Aug 14

DINNERS / FUNDRAISERS

Oratorio Society of Queens Golf Outing
Clearview Park Golf Course, Bayside
Putting contest; Tee Time; Cocktails;

Dinner w/ raffles, sweepstakes, musical
entertainment. Registration form by Aug
22 to Oratorio Society of Queens, 33-19
210 St, Bayside, NY 11361.
Sep 3, noon-dinner

HEALTH & SAFETY:

Blood Drive by Flushing Letter Carriers
Branch 294 In Memory of Brother Joseph
Cierzniewski , K of C, Joyce Kilmer Hall,
35-79 160 St, Flushing. Eligibility:
www.nybc.org, 800-688-0900 - Aug 12,
3:30-8 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.
-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, 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. Call for Info and APPOINTMENT near you (REQUIRED)
877.628.9090 - Most held 9 am-4:30 pm.

HISTORICAL:

More Space and New Arrangements in
Western Queens tour w/ Hist. Jack
Eichenbaum ($20) Location given after
purchase of tickets - Aug 8, 10 am
Queens Historical Society Kingsland
Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave, Flushing.
718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
-Leading the Way: Six Outstanding
Women of Queens Exhibit (until July
2016).
Voelker Orth Museum, Bird Sanctuary,
Victorian Garden 149-19 38th Ave,
Flushing. vomuseum.org, 718.359.6227.
-For Tomorrow’s Yesteryears ($5 suggested donation)
Every Tuesday from July 25-Sept 13

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
-Bilingual Storytime – Aug 7, 11:30-
12:15 am
-Reading Eggs – Aug 7, 2:30-4 pm
-Create Your Own Hero Poems
Aug 11, 1-2:15 pm
- Science Lab - Ages 5+ Younger children
will be helped with experiments while
older children will learn by doing research
and other independent experiments
- Bilingual Storytime (English and
Spanish)
- Reading Eggs
Broadway Branch
-ShapeUP NYC: Dance Fitness – Aug 6,
6-7 pm
-Fun Friday – Aug 7, 3-4 pm
-Lincoln Center Local Presents “Cairo
Nights” – Performances by a variety of
artists. - Aug 8, 2-3 pm

- Library Playdate; Summer Reading
Club; ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness
-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
Flushing Branch
-Kunqu Society And New York Chinese
Opera Society Present: The Classical
Beauties 2015 Summer Concert
Aug 8, 2-4 pm
-Joseph Campbell Sends Out Mew:
Pokemon As Mythic Narrative
Aug 8, 2-3 pm
-The National Circus Project Presents A
One-Man Circus (Ages 6-12) Aug 12, 2-3
pm
Jackson Heights Branch
- Teen Summer Reading Club: Every
Hero Has A Story - superhero-themed
weekly program includes crafts, games
with prizes, end-of-summer party. 3-4 pm
(Fridays thru Aug 21)
-Movies, reading (all ages)
Long Island City Branch 37-44 21 St,
LIC 718.752.3700.
-ShapeUP NYC: Cardio Sculpt
Aug 6, 6-7 pm
-Homework Help – Aug 8, 11 am-1 pm
-Magazine Mixer – Discuss interesting
articles and reviews from popular magazines - Aug 10, 6-7 pm
- High School Equivalency Exam
Screenings - Assesses readiness for TASC
(Test Assessing Secondary Completion) or
NEDP exam (National External Diploma
Program)
-Homework Help ages 6-18 - Most
Saturdays; to Oct 24; 11am-1 pm
-more: ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt;
Magazine Mixer
Steinway Branch
-Science Lab – Aug 5, 2:30-3:30 pm
-Toddler Movement – Aug 7, 10:30-11:15
am
-Simple Crafts – Aug 10, 11-11:30 am
- Activities for Kids; Storytime

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Yoga in the Elements ($16) adults
Aug 8, 22; 9-10:15 am
-Adventure Hour: Sand Fun ($16) 18-36
months w/ parents - Aug 8, 1:30-2:45 pm
Watercolors Underwater ($26) ages 7-11
yrs - Aug 9, 10:30-noon
Athens Square Park Greek Nights Tues,
7 pm (no rain dates):
-Melodia Band, Aug 4; Nick Nickolaides,
Aug 11; The Trojans w/ Nick Manoukos,
Aug 18; Julie Ziavras & Kostas Psaros,
Aug 25.
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-sports-registration/ - 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).
CityParks Puppetmobile Queensbridge
Park, QN 41st Ave. Vernon Blvd., Aug 6,
10:30 am
Forest Park: Hunt for Wild Blackberries
in Forest Park w/Naturalist Wildman Steve
Brill ($20/$10) 4-hour walking tour. Meet
at the Stone Wall at Forest Park Drive and
Park Lane in Kew Gardens, adjacent to
The Overlook Building. Call 914.835.2153
at least 24 hours in advance. Aug 8, 11:45
am
Gantry State Park Free Summer Fitness
by LIC YMCA Pier 1 (49 Ave & Center
Blvd) bring mat, towel, water:
-Saturdays, Aug 1, 15; 10-11 am
-Wednesday, 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)
-Storytime & Craft (free w/adm; while
supplies last) Nature-inspired stories;
botanical craft - Aug 8, 2-3:30 pm
Rufus King Park
-Summer Fun in Queens (Children K-6)
Arts in the Park: Performance 10 am: 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)
Sunnyside Gardens Park Public Events
48-21 39th Ave, Sunnyside.
-Shakespeare in the Park Kids & The
Classics by Hip to Hip Theatre
Company - Aug 7, 5:30 start; 7:30 show
Travers Park 78th St, bet 34th Ave to
Northern Blvd.
-Summer Sundays in the Park: Info:

www.jhbg.org. Thru Aug 30, 4 pm:
Aug 9: Bethany Wild (Standards & Jazz)

SCHOOL/CAMP/KIDS/PETS:

Free Summer Camp Open to all 6, 7, 8
graders. Mon-Thurs, now-Aug 20. Trips,
on-site enrichment activities. 2 locations:
-Sunnyside Community Svcs, 43-31 39 St.
Reg: 718.551.8538, sshogan@scsny.org
-IS 5, Walter Crowley Middle School, 50-
40 Jacobus St, Elmhurst. Reg:
347.849.2187, Jhramirez@scsny.org.

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
& Wednesday; 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 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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