2015-08-19 / 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:
-Movies on the Waterfront,
Mondays, 8:30 pm - Aug 24: The
Incredibles.
NYFAC Movie Under the Moon:
Thomas and the Magic Railroad
Spon: Sen Addabbo. 164-14 Cross
Bay Blvd. REGISTRATION required,
718.641.3441 x100. Bring blanket,
pillow; No chairs pls. Aug 29, 8 pm
(rain: Sept 12)

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: 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 - Sept 9.

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall
Northern Blvd & Linden Pl,
www.flushingtownhall.org,
718.463.7700.
-The Swan - Theatre de Deux Mains
from Montreal (puppet show based on
Ugly Duckling; $8) - Aug 21, 22
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.
-

Mets Tix mets.com
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
718.784.2084.

-Warm Up 2015 ($18/20; food, cocktails avail.) Experimental, live music;
in courtyard - thru 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.
-See it Big! 70MM West Side Story;
Lawrence of Arabia; Interstellar;
The Master - Through August 30
-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
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.
-Robert Seydel: The Eye in Matter
-After Midnight: Indian Modernism
to Contemporary India 1947/1997
Exhibition - EXTENDED to Sept. 13
-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.
Queens Theatre
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org,
718.760.0064.
-Invasion 1897 Red Carpet Film
Screening & After Party ($30/ $45
door) - Aug 23, 5 pm
Resorts World Casino NYC 110-00
Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica
-Little Anthony and the Imperials
($10-50; blues/soul/doo-woop; adults

only)
Aug 30, 9 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
-Annual Benefit Gala at the waterfront studio of Mark di Suvero in LIC.
Sept 21, 6:30-9:30pm
-Outdoor Cinema Alice (free) animated Czech version of Alice in
Wonderland
www.socratessclupturepark.org.
Aug 19, dusk
-Public Art Projects: Suspect
Terrain, Two Trees in Balance, Degas
Horses, Torqueing Spheres
Paddling in Hallets Cove Tide permitting; (Free) w’kends; Weds., 1-
4pm; Cinema Paddle Aug 26, 6 pm
SATURDAYS:
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop:
Wearable Art - Aug 22, 12-3pm
-Dance at Socrates - Aug 22, 4-
5:30pm
-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
US OPEN at USTA Billie Jean King
Tennis Stadium Flushing Meadows
Corona Park - Aug 31-Sept 13
-Free admission: Aug 25-28: Open
Qualifying Tournament; Arthur Ashe
Kids’ Day, free interactive games,
tennis classes from pro trainers,
watch pros practice, free concert,
Stadium Show ($10-50) - Aug 29;
Men’s, Women’s Doubles, Junior,
Wheelchair competition, Champions
Invitational semifinals, American
Collegiate Invitational - Sept 10.

Arts Other:

Altered Appearances exhibit Fisher
Landau Center for Art, 38-27 30th,
LIC - Thru Jan 4, 2016
Astoria Book Shop 31-29 31st St,
betw Broadway & 31st Ave.
-Storytime with author Cornelius
Van Wright - Aug 20, 11 am-noon
-Happy 2nd Birthday to the
Bookshop
Aug 21, 11 am - 7 pm
-Graphic Novel Book Club
Aug 26, 7-8 pm
-Storytime - Aug 27, 11 am-noon
-Author event: David James Joshua
Bryan, Chateau Rogue Aug 28, 6-8
pm
-Book Club discussion: Behind the
Beautiful Forevers by Katherine
Boo
Aug 30, 1-2 pm
-New Releases Avail. Now: Harper
Lee, Go Set a Watchman; Modern
Romance, Aziz Ansari; Newtown
Literary Journal;
Between the World and Me, Ta-

Nehisi Coates; more
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:
-Richard Boulger’s After Hours
Band August 20
BP Katz Concert Series:
-Sessions the Band - R&B Concert
Springfield Park, Springfield Blvd
between 146 & 147 Ave, Springfield
Gardens - Aug 23, 5pm
-Ddendyl from Season 6 of NBC’s
The Voice - American Blues Concert,
Tribute Park, Beach 116 St, Beach
Channel Dr, Rockaway Park - Aug 27,
6:30pm
-Motor City Revue - Motown Concert
Astoria Park (Great Lawn), 19 St,
betw. Astoria Park South and Ditmars
Blvd.
Aug 30, 5pm
Installation & Performance: Eli
Keszler ($5) Sculpture Ctr., 44-19
Purves St., LIC - Aug 21, 7 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
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 26, Afrikan Poetry
Theater, 176-03 Jamaica Ave; Aug 31,
S. Ozone Pk Library, 128-16
Rockaway Blvd.
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
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.
Unlocked and Reimagined Artists,
neighbors, gardeners revitalize
Leverich Family Burial Ground, an
abandoned 17 century historical site
(free). 35th Ave, off 71 St, Jackson
Heights.
Aug 22, 29; 11 am-1 pm

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:

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; lowdose radiation similar to chest X-ray.
Pre-reg 855-375.5864 - Wednesdays,
10 am-1 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.
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:

Corona Circuit w/Jack Eichenbaum
($20) Tour. Meeting locations given
upon purchase. Info

jaconet@aol.com, 718-961-8406 -
Aug 23, 10 am
King Manor Museum King Park,
150-03 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica,
718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.org.
Tours & school / group programs,
Thurs- Sun.
-Hands-On History: Hoops, Sticks,
and Whirligigs (free) make your own
toys and play indoor games for kids of
all ages - Aug 22, 12-3pm
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
sugg’d donation) Tuesdays thru 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.
-Toddlers Playtime
Aug 19, 11:30am-12:30pm
-Anime and Manga Club
Every Thurs, 2:30-4pm
-Gaming: Minecraft and
Civilization
Tues until Sept 1, 2:30-4pm
- 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
-The Rhythm is Gonna Get You: A
Latin and Jazz Concert by Issa
Cabrera
Aug 22, 2:30-3:30pm
-ShapeUp NYC: Dance Fitness
Thurs until Aug 27, 6-7pm
-Ask the Pharmacist - Aug 25, 1-
3pm
-Summer Meals 2015 Nutritious
meals served when school is not in
session at select community libraries -
Every Mon, Tues, Weds; 1-2 pm
Central Branch
-Haitian Creole for Beginners
Thursdays, Sept-Dec, 6-7:30 pm
Flushing Branch
-Meet Patricia Park, Author of
Re:Jane: A Novel - Aug 19, 6:30-
7:30pm
-Chess Club - Aug 22, 29, 2-4pm
-Mistake-Free Interviewing

Registration required - Aug 26, 10am-
12pm
Jackson Heights Branch
-Teen Summer Movie Time
Aug 19, 2:30-4:30pm
-Teen Summer Reading Club: Every
Hero Has a Story - Aug 21, 3-4pm
-Introduction to Email Registration
required - Aug 25, 10:30am-12pm
- Teen Summer Reading Club:
Every Hero Has A Story - superherothemed weekly program includes
crafts, games with prizes, end-ofsummer party.
Aug 21, 3-4 pm
-Movies, reading (all ages)
Long Island City Branch 37-44 21
St, LIC 718.752.3700.
-Quick Summer Prep for Academic
Tests - Every Thurs, 1-4pm
-Magazine Mixer - Aug 24, 6-7pm
-JobMap Orientation
Aug 25, 2:30-3:30pm
-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.
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.
-Fun in the Sand ($18) 5-6yrs
Aug 22, 1:30-3pm
-Star Searchers , Exploring the
Night Sky ($15) adults - Aug 22, 8-
10pm
Athens Square Park Greek Nights
Tues, 7 pm (no rain dates):

-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-sportsregistration/ - Thru end of August
-Senior Fitness: Free Yoga, Tennis,
Fitness Walking Instruction
At Flushing Meadows, Cunningham
Park, Roy Wilkins Park. Schedule,
info 718.760.6999.
Corona Plaza Roosevelt Ave & 103
St
-Free Tennis Clinic Aug 21, (part of
Family Fun Fridays: 10:30 am-noon)

Cunningham Park 196 St & Union
Tpke.
-Movies Under the Stars: Big Hero 6
Aug 24, 8pm
Queens Botanical Gardens
-Taiwan: A World of Orchids, ft.
“The Moment” (free with Garden
Adm. $4/3/2) music, dance, art - Aug
22, 23; 9 am-5pm
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:
-Theater for a New City perform
Teach It Right! Or, Right To Teach -
Aug 30, 2-3 pm

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 userfriendly website navigation by topic:
Outdoor Recreation; Animals, Plants,
Aquatic Life; Chemical and Pollution
Control; Lands and Waters;
Education; Energy; Permits and
Licenses; Public Involvement and
News; Regulations and Enforcement;
Publications, Forms, Maps, etc. Info
visit www.dec.ny.gov
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848
x11 Thurs 9:30 am-noon
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food
only, photo ID. Basement Rectory,
35-20 Greenpoint Ave, LIC,
718.729.8957. Thurs 10:30 am- noon,
Sat 1:30-3 pm
-St. Teresa 50-20 45 St, Woodside,
info 718.784.2123 x22 • Tues, 6-7pm
Forever Graffiti Free Form may be
completed and submitted electronically at www.nyc.gov/graffitifreeNYC
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The
#2 cancer killer. Age 50+, once a
decade. Info for screening American
Cancer Soc 800.227.2345.
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc.
& Chhaya CDC, Sponsored by Sen.
Peralta, CM Dromm. 37-43 77 St,
Jackson Hts, 2nd Floor. Every 2nd

Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: Call for appt
718.478.3848.
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings
3rd Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-
33A Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
718.651.1917.
Immigration Legal Svcs, Free Cncl.
Weprin, 73-03 Bell Blvd, Oakland
Gdns. 1st Tues thru Jun. 4, 2013, 10
am-4 pm (by appointment, 718.468.
0137)
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands of jobs on construction projects
by Gov. Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/
jobs/regional.shtm.
Medicaid, SNAP Screenings By
Cncl. Ferreras, 32-33A Junction Blvd,
E. Elmhurst, info 718.651.1917.
Every 3rd Thursday
NYC CERT: Community
Emergency Response Team 10-week
training program.
www.queens1cert.org.
NYC Recovers: Work Progress
Program Qualified service providers
needed to deliver program. Program
reimburses wages paid to hurricaneaffected residents age 16+. Visit
www.nyc.gov, NYC Recovers: Work
Progress link.
Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA) Can help get noncustodial
parents’ child support, help locate
them, paternity, court orders, medical
support, collection. One Honeywell
Ave, LIC, 718.784.6979.
Rapid Repairs From Hurricane
Sandy damage. Questions on completed work can be addressed at
212.615.8366, email
RapidRepairsCare@ recovery. nyc.
gov.
Riders Alliance Organizing mass
transit riders for affordable fares,
service restoration, general improvements. www.ridersny.org.
Queens Econ. Devel. Corp.
Resources for small business owners,
entrepreneurs, General Queens
events. Info 718.263.0546,
www.queensny.org/qedc/
Sunnyside Community Svcs.
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications. 718.784.6173 x110.
-Free training to be Home Health
Aide, job placement. 718.784.6160
x338.
Volunteer Opportunities:
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc.
Info 718.2611092 x5523.
-Helping Hands for the Disabled:
Be a Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours
w/ a disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
-Public Benefit Counselor
Volunteers age 55+, 212.614.5412,
www.cssny.org
Taxi-Smart Card Alternative to
Access-a-Ride. City Dept. for the
Aging and Mayor’s Office for People
with Disabilities. Enrollee pays
$12.50, for $100 worth of rides, up to
$437.50. Info 212.442.3026,
212.788.2830.

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

SUPPORT GROUPS

Adult Protective Svcs. For 18 years
or older, mentally/physically
impaired; abused, neglected or
exploited. Call 311; 212.630.1853 or
www.nyc.gov/apsrefer.
Al-Anon 21-64 41 St, Astoria,
718.728.2948.
Co-Dependents Anonymous, Women
85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park,
718.805.1032. Fridays, 10 - 11:45 am
Domestic Violence 37-63 76 St,
Jackson Heights, 718.639.8370.
Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be
a Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a
disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
Emotions Anonymous Victoria
Congre- gational Church, 148 St & 87
Ave, Briarwood, 718.938.8869.
Weds 7:30 pm
HANAC Western Queens
Caregivers Network For those caring
for Alzheimer’s, dementia, chronic
illness patients. Support, counseling,
info, referrals. 718.777.6941.
Jackson Heights Al-Anon At St.
Mark’s Episcopal Church, 82 St & 34
Ave, 1st Floor, Parish House,
718.457.1511 - Tuesdays, 8:30 pm
Jovenes (Youth) AA
www.jovenesqueensaa.com. 102- 08
Northern Blvd, Corona, 718.426.7467
Lexington Hearing & Speech
Center
Hearing testing, infants to seniors,
www.lexnyc.org, 718.350.3171.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental
Illness of Queens/Nassau)
Zucker Hillside Hosp., Sloman Aud.,
266 St & 76 Ave, Glen Oaks,

718.347.7284.
Narcotics Anonymous
www.westernqueensna.org,
718.962.6244
OCA 85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, www.
obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.org,
917.443.0355. Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous
www.queensoa.org
42-11 155 St, Flushing. Fridays
Queens Community House
Caregiver Support Groups:
-1st & 3rd Mondays, 6-7:30 pm info
& reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd, #202, Kew
Gardens.
-2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 1-2:30 pm, info
& reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd, #202, Kew
Gardens.
-1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm,
info & reg: 718.592-5757 x230, 108-
25 62 Dr, Forest Hills.
-Russian Caregiver Education Group
Last Thursday each month, info &
reg: 718.592-5757 x247, 108-25 62
Dr, Forest Hills.
Queens Counseling Svcs. of
Foundation for Religion and Mental
Health 43-43 Bowne St, 1st fl.,
Flushing, 718.461.6393.
Samuel Field Y 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org. Programs: Adult Ctr.,
Afterschool, learning disabled, singles, parents, space for parties.
-Early Stage Dementia Care program:
Support group, word games, exercise,
current events, music, trips - Tues &
Thurs, 10 am-2 pm; Caregiver support
for spouses, Weds; Adult child group
Tues. Info 718.225.6750x331 or x243
SMART Recovery
www.smartrecovery.org. 97-29 64 Rd,
Rego Park, 212.631.1198. Sundays
Strong Kids Campaign (YMCA)
238-10 Hillside Ave, Bellerose,
718.479.0505.
Venture House 25th Anniversary
Celebration Voluntary psychosocial
program or “clubhouse”. 150-10
Hillside Ave, Jamaica, www.nycharities.org • Sept 19
Women’s Support Group
Kissena Jewish Center, 43-43 Bowne
St, Flushing, info & reg.
718.461.6393.
Alternating Thurs, 10 am

ARTS

BARNES & NOBLE 176-60 Union
Tpke, Fresh Meadows, 718.380.7077.
-Open Mic Poetry (2nd Mon)
-Weekly Storytimes (Sat only, 11 am)
FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Pl,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org.
LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC.
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
LOUIS ARMSTRONG HOUSE (40
min. tours $10/$7 seniors, students,

children/ $0m, children under 4) 34-
56 107 St, Corona, group rates:
718.478.8274. www.LouisArmstrong
House.org.
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
718.784.2084.
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING
IMAGE 35 Ave & 36 St, Astoria,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6800,
www.mov ingimage.us.
NOGUCHI MUSEUM ($10/ $5 seniors, student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC
public H.S. ID) 9-01 33 Rd, LIC,
718.204.7088, www.noguchi.org.
-Hammer, Chisel, Drill: Noguchi’s
Studio 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
O-Negative) To donate or organize a
drive, call NYCB 800.933.2566,
www.nybloodcenter.org.
Jewish Guild Healthcare Healthcare
services for visually impaired and
multi-disabled. Info 212.769.6263,
www.guildhealth.org.
Scan Van Mobile Mammography
appointments required 800.564.6868
NYFAC (NY Families For Autistic
Children) Free Zumba Classes
164-14 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard
Beach
Fridays, 7-9 pm

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

BAYSIDE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Fort Totten Park, North of 212 St and
Cross Island Pkwy. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
718.352.1548.

-Center for the Women of New York
Women’s history, conference, career
education ctr., 207 Totten Ave, Fort
Totten.
-Ongoing exhibits ($3 donation)
-Native Bayside; The Castle; If The
Hat Fits; Virtual Exhibit: Take a
Cruise Through the History of
Bayside 1639-2000.
CENTRAL QUEENS HISTORICAL
ASSN. A source for Queens photos
not available elsewhere; go to
www.CQHA.net or call 917.376.4496.
FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Place,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org. (see Arts section for events)
GREATER ASTORIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY 35-20 Broadway, 4th
Fl., Astoria, 718.278.0700, www.astorialic.org.
GREATER RIDGEWOOD HISTORICAL 143-135 37 Ave,
Flushing, 718.465. 1776. Open to the
public Sat.
KING MANOR MUSEUM
King Park, Jamaica Ave at 153 St,
Jamaica, 718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.org. Tours & school/group programs, Thurs- Sun.
MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY
83-15 Kew Gardens Road; The Center
at Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens
Rd, Kew Gardens, 718.523.1876,
www.friendsofmaplegrove.org.
PAN-MACEDONIAN STUDIES
CENTER 149-14 14 Ave,
Whitestone, 718.747.0488.
Movie Nights every other Friday
QUEENS HISTORICAL SOC.
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37
Ave, Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
-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.nycgov-

parks.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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