2015-08-12 / 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 13 - Spitfire (rock & roll)
& Piece of the Rock (Doo Wop).
-Movies on the Waterfront, Mondays,
8:30 pm Aug 17: Ghostbusters; Aug 24:
The Incredibles.

COMMUNITY GENERAL EVENTS:

Brownfield Site Workplan for 21-25
31 St, AStoria, NY 11105, DEC Site
#C241167. Info Steinway Libr. Branch,
attn: Laurel Hicklin, 21-45 31 St, LIC,
11105, 718.728.1965. Public invited
written comment, Jul 27-Aug 27, 2015.
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.

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Forest Hills Stadium Concert:
SANTANA ($45.50-125.50) One Tennis
Pl., Forest Hills Gdns,
www.foresthillsstadium.com - Aug 14,
7:30 pm
Louis Armstrong House Museum (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 Garden Series: Cynthia
Sayer & Her Sparks Fly Quartet ($18)
Red Beans ‘n Rice, Sweet Tea, House
Tours - Aug 15, 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
-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/beer cash bar, free admission,
public tours 2 pm; Center of Attention:
discuss one focus piece (7 pm).
10am-8 pm
-Center of Attention: Cloud
Mountain
1-hour discussion - Aug 15, 4-5 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.
-Cookout/Reception for Matt Jensen’s
A Collection of Walks (or How to Get to
the Earth) - August 15, 3-7pm
-Plaid Duchamp Record in Magenta
August 16, 3-5pm
-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
-Kool and the Gang - Aug 22
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
Dance at Socrates - Aug 15, 4-5:30pm
-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; (Free; w’kends; Weds.) - Aug 16, 1-
4pm; Cinema Paddle Aug 12, 6 pm
SATURDAYS:
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop:
Puppet-palooza - August 15 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; 11-noon
-Guerilla Storytime - 2-4 pm
SUNDAYS:
-Free Yoga - 10-11am
-Free Tai Chi - 11 am-12 pm

Arts Other:

Altered Appearances exhibit Fisher
Landau Center for Art, 38-27 30th, LIC -
Thru Jan 4, 2016
Call for Queens Choreographers for
Secret Theatre LIC. Info,
QueensboroDanceFestival.com. Deadline
Sep. 7
Jazz Thursdays Free Outdoor Concerts
70th Road between Queens Blvd and
Austin St, Forest Hills, 7-9:30pm:
-“Big Daddy” Bruce Wayne and The
Soul Messengers With a Tribute to
B.B. King - August 13
-Richard Boulger’s After Hours Band
August 20
BP Katz Concert Series:
-British Dependency (Reggae Concert)
(free) Rockaway Beach Park, Seagirt
Blvd and Beach 17th St. - August 15 6pm
LIC Art Bus free shuttle betw. Socrates
Sculpture Garden, Noguchi Mus.,
Sculpture Ctr, MoMA PS1.
Thru Sept 13, each Sat., Sun., 1-6 pm
Queens Council on Arts (QCA) Events
at 37-11 35 Ave, Astoria (unless otherwise
listed)
-Funding for Queens Artists & Orgs.
$180,000. ALL applics MUST attend
INFO sessions. New guidelines, sign up:
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,
8, 21, 24; 10:30 am-4 pm) Deadline for
applics: Oct 8. INFO SESSIONS, all 6-8
pm: Aug 13, QCA, (address above)
Korean transl. avail; Aug 18, Jamaica Ctr
for Arts, 161-04 Jamaica Ave; Aug 26,
Afrikan Poetry Theater, 176-03 Jamaica
Ave; Aug 31, S. Ozone Pk Library, 128-
16 Rockaway Blvd.
Queensboro Symphony Orchestra
Summer Chamber Music Concert
(free-will offering) Vivaldi, Handel,
Mendelssohn. St. Ann’s Church 58-02
146th Street, Flushing - Aug 16, 7pm
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
-GAHS at Q.E.D.—Beatles at Shea
August 19, 7pm

-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
Secret Theatre’s The UNFringed
Festival 2015 44-02 23rd St., LIC.
August 18-30:
-The Underpants Godot; How to How!;
An Appetizing Yarn; Inspector
Descending; Intolerant Vaudeville, The
Toupee; Coffeehouse Magik
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 15, 16
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

-Community CPR (Cardiopulmonary
Resuscitation) Training Class (free)
Sunnyside Library, 43-06 Greenpoint
Ave, LIC - Aug 13, 6pm
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.
Trinity Lutheran Church
-Making Peace with Your Past: Help
for Adult Children of Dysfunctional
Families ($15 materials fee) Intense program led by Pastor Milholland. 12-session face-to-face support group. This
year’s group limited to men only. 31-18
37th St, Astoria. Register before August
30 via email at
paulbmilholland@gmail.com. Not only
for Trinity members.
Sundays, 3-5 pm, starting Sept 20

HISTORICAL:

King Manor Museum King Park, 150-
03 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica,
718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.org.
Tours & school/group programs, Thurs-
Sun.
-Craftsmen Days Meet artisans; free
demos of 1800s crafts; traditional
music on dulcimer, fiddle. Noon-4 pm.
Aug 14: Spinning, Broom Making,
Candle Dipping; Aug 15: Tinsmithing;
Woodturning; Basket Weaving
Voelker Orth Museum, Bird
Sanctuary, Victorian Garden 149-19
38th Ave, Flushing. vomuseum.org,
718.359.6227.
-Honey Harvest Festival ($6/3 for children) See how beekeepers harvest
honey; make bee-inspired art; honeytasting table; special house punch from
their garden grapes Aug 19, 12:30-3:30
-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
- 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
- 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
-The National Circus Project Presents A
One-Man Circus (Ages 6-12) Aug 12, 2-3
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.
-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
-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.
-Toddler Tales - Hermit Crabs ($18) 3-
4 yrs - August 15, 1:30-3pm
-Animal Tales - Sea Horses ($18) 5-6 yrs
August 15 1:30-3pm
-Science Fair 101 - Bug Off ($24) 7-8
yrs
August 14 1:30-3pm
Athens Square Park Greek Nights
Tues, 7 pm (no rain dates):
-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).
Sonia De Los Santos Queensbridge Park
41st Ave and Vernon Blvd.
Aug 13, 10:30am
Cunningham Park 196 St & Union
Tpke.
-Shakespeare in the Park, Hip to Hip
Theater Co: Merry Wives of Windsor
Aug 13 (Rain date: Aug 16); 7:30 pm
-Mr. Holland’s Opus, August 17, 8 pm
(Rain date: August 18)
Flushing Meadows Festival Lawn
-Yo-Yo Ma w/ NY Philharmonic (free)
Aug 18, 8 pm
Gantry State Park Free Summer

Fitness by LIC YMCA Pier 1 (49 Ave
& Center Blvd) bring mat, towel,
water:
Aug 15; 10-11 am
Travers Park 78th St, 34th Ave to
Northern Blvd, Jackson Heights.
-Summer Sundays in the Park: Info:
www.jhbg.org. Thru Aug 30, 4 pm:
Ayazamana (Ecuadorian folkloric dance)
August 16, 4pm

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
LIC Block Party by SculptureCenter
Performance by Pill, body art, games, nail
art, dyeing workshop, Artists’ Market
w/funcitonal art & objects, Desert Island
Books; food from local restaurants avail.
Jackson Ave 43 Ave to Purves St
August 22, 12-5pm
Music and Movie Nite: Big Hero 6 and
Tony-O and his Band (free) Kissena
Corridor Park at Main Street and Elder
Avenue - August 20, 6pm

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 Accessa Ride. City Dept. for the Aging and
Mayor’s Office for People with
Disabilities. Enrollee pays $12.50, for
$100 worth of rides, up to $437.50. Info
212.442.3026, 212.788.2830.
Thrift Shop/Tienda Segunda Mano
Super Wednesday Sale at Manos
Unidas Creativas & Flea Mkt last
Saturday ea. month. 37-63C, 83 St,
Suite 1B, Jackson Hts. M, W, Th, F,
Sat, 10-5 pm; Tues noon-5 pm
Thursday Workshop for Latinas In
Spanish; Info on health & safety issues
for immigrant Latinas: HIV/AIDS,
Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse,
Sexuality, Depression, Self Esteem.
Voces Latinas office, 37-63 83 St.,
Suite 1B, Jackson Hts - Thurs, noon - 2
pm
Tuesday Night Cruise ($3 don.) Benefits
St. Mary’s Children’s Hosp, Bayside. AT:
Resorts World Casino VIP Parking Lot,
Rockaway Blvd & 109 St. Info
917.385.2322, 917.682.5362.
To Nov 12, 5-9 pm
Workforce 1 Career Ctr, LaGuardia
Community College 29-10 Thomson
Ave, Rm C-400, 4th Fl. LiC,
718.609.2130, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.
Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Adult Protective Svcs. For 18 years or
older, mentally/physically impaired;
abused, neglected or exploited. Call 311;
212.630.1853 or www.nyc.gov/apsrefer.
Al-Anon 21-64 41 St, Astoria,
718.728.2948.
Co-Dependents Anonymous, Women

85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, 718.805.1032.
Fridays, 10 - 11:45 am
Domestic Violence 37-63 76 St,
Jackson Heights, 718.639.8370.
Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be a
Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a
disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
Emotions Anonymous Victoria Congregational Church, 148 St & 87 Ave,
Briarwood, 718.938.8869.
Weds 7:30 pm
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network For those caring for
Alzheimer’s, dementia, chronic illness
patients. Support, counseling, info,
referrals. 718.777.6941.
Jackson Heights Al-Anon At St.
Mark’s Episcopal Church, 82 St & 34
Ave, 1st Floor, Parish House,
718.457.1511 - Tuesdays, 8:30 pm
Jovenes (Youth) AA
www.jovenesqueensaa.com. 102- 08
Northern Blvd, Corona, 718.426.7467
Lexington Hearing & Speech Center
Hearing testing, infants to seniors,
www.lexnyc.org, 718.350.3171.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental
Illness of Queens/Nassau)
Zucker Hillside Hosp., Sloman Aud., 266
St & 76 Ave, Glen Oaks, 718.347.7284.
Narcotics Anonymous
www.westernqueensna.org,
718.962.6244
OCA 85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, www.
obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.org,
917.443.0355. Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous
www.queensoa.org
42-11 155 St, Flushing. Fridays
Queens Community House Caregiver
Support Groups:
-1st & 3rd Mondays, 6-7:30 pm info &
reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, #202, Kew Gardens.
-2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 1-2:30 pm, info
& reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, #202, Kew Gardens.
-1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm,
info & reg: 718.592-5757 x230, 108-25
62 Dr, Forest Hills.
-Russian Caregiver Education Group
Last Thursday each month, info & reg:
718.592-5757 x247, 108-25 62 Dr,
Forest Hills.
Queens Counseling Svcs. of
Foundation for Religion and Mental
Health 43-43 Bowne St, 1st fl.,
Flushing, 718.461.6393.
Samuel Field Y 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org. Programs: Adult Ctr.,
Afterschool, learning disabled, singles,
parents, space for parties.
-Early Stage Dementia Care program:
Support group, word games, exercise,
current events, music, trips - Tues &
Thurs, 10 am-2 pm; Caregiver support
for spouses, Weds; Adult child group
Tues. Info 718.225.6750x331 or x243
SMART Recovery
www.smartrecovery.org. 97-29 64 Rd,
Rego Park, 212.631.1198. Sundays
Strong Kids Campaign (YMCA)
238-10 Hillside Ave, Bellerose,

718.479.0505.
Venture House 25th Anniversary
Celebration Voluntary psychosocial
program or “clubhouse”. 150-10
Hillside Ave, Jamaica, www.nycharities.org • Sept 19
Women’s Support Group
Kissena Jewish Center, 43-43 Bowne
St, Flushing, info & reg. 718.461.6393.
Alternating Thurs, 10 am

ARTS

BARNES & NOBLE 176-60 Union
Tpke, Fresh Meadows, 718.380.7077.
-Open Mic Poetry (2nd Mon)
-Weekly Storytimes (Sat only, 11 am)
FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Pl,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org.
LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC.
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
LOUIS ARMSTRONG HOUSE (40
min. tours $10/$7 seniors, students,
children/ $0m, children under 4) 34-
56 107 St, Corona, group rates:
718.478.8274. www.LouisArmstrong
House.org.
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
718.784.2084.
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING
IMAGE 35 Ave & 36 St, Astoria,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6800,
www.mov ingimage.us.
NOGUCHI MUSEUM ($10/ $5 seniors, student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC
public H.S. ID) 9-01 33 Rd, LIC,
718.204.7088, www.noguchi.org.
-Hammer, Chisel, Drill: Noguchi’s
Studio Practice Artist-in-Residence
weekends
-Open Studio ($5) • 1st Sun
-Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonne
Online: www.catalogue.noguchi.org.
QUEENS COLLEGE 65-30 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.997.5000.
Aaron Copland School of Music
Concerts almost daily, info
718.997.3800
-QC Opera Studio; QC Orchestra;
QC Choral Society, faculty, student
ensembles, alumni, guests (Donation
suggested) Daily schedule www.qc.
cuny.edu/music, 718.997.3800.
-Queens College Evening Readings to
Apr 8, 2014 - 7 pm
-Queens Symphony Orchestra
Family Concerts to Apr 6, 2014 - noon
-Chamber Music Live to December
13, 10 am; Revelations: Arts
Education for Young People
To May 14, 2014, 10:00 am
-Free Social Anxiety Support &
Treatment for Queens Residents QC
Psychological Ctr. Email contact info,
best times, & whether it’s ok to leave a
msg. to QCPC@qc.cuny.edu.
-Godwin-Ternbach Museum 405
Klapper Hall, 718.997.4747, www.
qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/godwin-ternbach/.
QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART

Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.
9700, www.queensmuseum.org.
Open Studios for Young Adults w/
Autism and Adults w/Special Needs
Reg: email mitra@queensmuseum.org.
(schedule online)
-Panorama of the City of New York
-World’s Fair Visible Storage
-Shade Garden: Floral Lamps from
the Tiffany Studios
-From Watersheds to Faucets: The
Marvel of NYC’s Water Supply
System
-Drop-in Family Workshops (free)
Second Sundays 1:30-4:30 pm
-Metlife Foundation Second Sundays
for Families
-Free Museum Tours Sun. 2, 3, 4 pm
QUEENS THEATRE
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY
COLLEGE Performing Arts Ctr., 222-
05 56 Avenue Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
Queens Symphonic Band Openings
for woodwind, brass, bass and percussion instrumentalists. No audition
required, sit in on next concert - Dec 8.
Bring your instrument. Info
718.340.8324.
Rehearsals Wednesdays, 7:15-9:45 pm
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
YORK COLLEGE MUSIC
Concerts almost daily, 94-20 Guy R.
Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, 718-262-2000.

ARTS OTHER

Calpulli Music Mexican accordion
class ($10 adults/ donation age 10-18)
Astoria School of Fine Arts, 38-01 23
Ave, 2nd Fl., Astoria, 718.507.2617.
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Auditions/ rehearsals. Forest Hills
Jewish Ctr., 106-06 Queens Blvd.
Wednesdays, 7:30-10 pm
Greek Folk Dancing Classes (free)
26-80 30 St, Astoria, info, reg
718.726.7329 - Adults: Saturdays 2-
3:30 pm; Children: Fridays, 6-7 pm
Green Space dance studio, 37-24 24 St,
LiC
Italian Language Classes for
Children ($150, 10-1hr classes,
immersion) Cultural Assn. of the
Molise Region, 31-16 36 Ave, LIC,
info, reg: camr-uco.org - Saturdays, To
Mar 8, 9-10 am; Adults class (10-2 hr
classes) To Mar 12; Wednesdays, 6:30-
8:30 pm
Laughing Devil Comedy Club 47-38
Vernon Blvd, LIC, 347.913.3845 •
Laughing Devil Presents - best comics
in NY ($20), every Fri & Sat, 8 & 10:30
pm • She-Devils, Sundays 8 pm ($15) •
The Big Thing ($10) Pros on the rise,
every Weds, 8 pm • Devil Science
Theater 3K ($6) Cult films & alcohol &
comedians, every Thurs, 10:30 pm, info
www.DST3K.com.
Laughing Devil Development Stage

Open mic, writing workshops, sketches, improv. Bread Box Cafe, 47-11 11
St, LIC • Thurs 6 & 8 pm
Secret Theatre Musicals, 44-02 23 St,
LIC, tix www.secrettheatre.com.
-Children’s Theatre every Saturday, 2
pm: Princess Particular alternating w/
Pirate Pete’s Parrot ($15/ $10 children/
4-pack $40)
Thalia Spanish Theatre 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside,
718.729.3880

FREE HOURS OR SUGGESTED DONATION MUSEUMS:

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

HEALTH

BAY TERRACE CTR OF SAMUEL
FIELD Y 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
718.423.6111.
Afternoon Enrichment Classes ages 3-5
Mon-Fri, 2-4 pm (science discovery;
cooking; literacy class; yoga class;
music)
CENTRAL QUEENS YM&YWHA
67-09 108 Street, Forest Hills, 718-
268-5011, www.cqy.org.
-Play Gym Pre-register
-Ballet Classes w. Yana Volkova, Mon
and Fri, ages 5-12, info x500 or e-mail
dberman@cqy.org. Register now.
CROSS ISLAND YMCA 238-10
Hillside Ave, Bellerose.
ymcanyc.org/crossisland.
-Afterschool Programs - To Jun. 20
EMBLEMHEALTH NEIGHBORHOOD CARE 206-20 Linden Blvd,
Cambria Heights. Info www.ehnc.com,
866.539.0999. Most events are RSVP/
Registration required, 646.476.1294.
-Living w/ Diabetes (cooking, medication) - Low-Impact Zumba - Fall
Fitness Workout - Sitting Exercise -
Relaxing Massage - Chair Yoga -
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Family-to-Family Program -
Meditation
Made Easy - Info on Health Care
Reform - Cellphones for Elders -
Manage High Blood Pressure
Medication - Caregivers Support Group
- Medicare 101.
MOUNT SINAI QUEENS Free health
events at various locations, registration required, 718.267.4333, (registration and more events www.mshq.org/
events).
-Prana Yoga for Busy People, Douris
Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd Floor
Exercise Room, Astoria. Tuesdays, 6:30

pm. Registration required.
-Yoga, age 50+ Douris Tower, 27-40
Hoyt Ave South, 2nd Floor Exercise
Room, Astoria - Tuesdays, 11 am & noon
(registration required)
-Flu Shots ($15)
NEW YORK HOSPITAL QUEENS 56-
45 Main St., Flushing / 174-03 Horace
Harding Exwy, Fresh Meadows. Call for
schedule, pre-registration, 718.670.1695.
Schedule info NYHQ.org events link.
-Support Groups: Diabetes Educ., New
Moms, Look Good-Feel Better Female
Cancer (Cancer Ctr, 56 Ave & 141 St),
Man to Man Prostate Cancer (Cancer
Ctr), Stress Management for Heart
Patients; Massage Therapy and
Reflexology; Balance and Strength
Training; Tai Chi Class; Yoga;
Scrapbooking for Premie Parents.
NO-COST DIGITAL MAMMOGRAMS and Clinical Breast Exams
American-Italian Cancer Foundation.
Regularly comes to various communities.
For women age 50+ w/o insurance; 40+
w/insurance, annual recommended. Call
for info and appointment near you
(required) 877.628.9090.
SAMUEL FIELD Y
Programs: Adult Ctr., Afterschool,
learning disabled, singles, parents,
space for parties. 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org.
-Early Stage Dementia Care
Program: Support group, word games,
exercise, current events, music, trips -
Tues & Thurs, 10 am-2 pm; Caregiver
support for spouses, Weds; Adult child
group Tues. Info 718.225.6750x331 or
x243
-Early Childhood Program ages 2-5
Bay Terrace, 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
Bradley Richman, 718.423.6111 (registration ongoing)
-Ongoing program for developmentally disabled children (ages 3-5; join
any time):
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play ($5 per
family) Bay Terrace Center, 212-00
23rd Ave, Bayside, 718.423.6111. Mon
3-4:30 pm
-Gym and Creative Exploration ($5 per
family) Little Neck, Weds 3-4:30 pm
-Wednesday Night Singles ($7m/
$10nm refreshments included)
Reservations, info Ilene Yair 718.225.
6750 x236. 2nd, 4th Weds, 7 - 9 pm
-Partner Abuse Counseling Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal
svcs. Ongoing

HEALTH OTHER

Blood Donors Needed (Especially ONegative) To donate or organize a
drive, call NYCB 800.933.2566,
www.nybloodcenter.org.
Jewish Guild Healthcare Healthcare
services for visually impaired and multidisabled. Info 212.769.6263, www.guildhealth.org.
Scan Van Mobile Mammography
appointments required 800.564.6868

NYFAC (NY Families For Autistic
Children) Free Zumba Classes
164-14 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard Beach
Fridays, 7-9 pm

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

BAYSIDE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Fort Totten Park, North of 212 St and
Cross Island Pkwy. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
718.352.1548.
-Center for the Women of New York
Women’s history, conference, career
education ctr., 207 Totten Ave, Fort
Totten.
-Ongoing exhibits ($3 donation)
-Native Bayside; The Castle; If The
Hat Fits; Virtual Exhibit: Take a
Cruise Through the History of
Bayside 1639-2000.
CENTRAL QUEENS HISTORICAL
ASSN. A source for Queens photos not
available elsewhere; go to
www.CQHA.net or call 917.376.4496.
FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Place,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org. (see Arts section for events)
GREATER ASTORIA HISTORICAL
SOCIETY 35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl.,
Astoria, 718.278.0700, www.astorialic.org.
GREATER RIDGEWOOD HISTORICAL 143-135 37 Ave, Flushing,
718.465. 1776. Open to the public Sat.
KING MANOR MUSEUM
King Park, Jamaica Ave at 153 St,
Jamaica, 718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.org. Tours & school/group programs, Thurs- Sun.
MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY
83-15 Kew Gardens Road; The Center
at Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens
Rd, Kew Gardens, 718.523.1876, www.
friendsofmaplegrove.org.
PAN-MACEDONIAN STUDIES
CENTER 149-14 14 Ave, Whitestone,
718.747.0488.
Movie Nights every other Friday
QUEENS HISTORICAL SOC.
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
-Leading the Way: Six Outstanding
Women of Queens Exhibit (until July
2016).
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 MF, 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, pastano toppings. Please no meat, dairy, bones, or oily foods.

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