2015-09-09 / 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:

Bella Italia Mia Ferragosto Feast ($18)
Travel to Arthur Ave, Bronx. Check to
“Diego Lodico”. Info, Reserve
718.426.1240. Meet at 9:15 AM, 52-86
72 St, Maspeth. [upcoming: 18th
Anniversary celebration, Oct 18]
Sept 13

COMMUNITY BOARDS / EDUC / PRECINCT MTGS:

104th Precinct Comm. Council Mtg. -
Meet Commanding Officer; FDNY
Safety Lecture. New executive board
members sworn in. Saint Matthias
School, 58-25 Catalpa Ave, Ridgewood.
Info: 718.386.2431, email
council@104pcc.org
Sept 15, 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 2 Mtg. Sunnyside
Comm. Svcs, 43-31 39 St, Ground floor,
Sunnyside. Info 718.533.8773,
www.CB2Queens.org
Sept 10, 7 pm
Comm. Bd. 5 Mtg. - Public Hearing Re:
2017 Capital and Expense Budget,
Ridgewood, Maspeth, Middle Village,
Glendale; Yeshivah building enlargement
in Glendale. Christ the King H.S.
Cafeteria, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave,
Middle Village- Sept 9, 7 pm
Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew Gardens
Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens
Rd, Ste. 202. Info 718.263.9250
Sept 9, 7:45 pm
Comm. District Educ. Council 30 28-11
Queens Plaza North, 5th Fl Conf. Rm,
LIC; info 718.391.8380.
Sept 10, 6:30 pm

COMMUNITY GENERAL EVENTS:

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: Sept 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.
Pope Francis Visit to Central Park NY
residents may apply for (2) tix
nyc.gov/papalvisit. (Winner announced
Sept 10). Sept 25, prior to MSG Mass
QEDC (Qns Economic Development
Corp) Workshops:
-Entrepreneurial Assistance Program
20 sessions on every aspect of opening
and running your own business; $10K
grants avail thru StartUp. www.queensny.org/qedc/business/programs/eap/

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

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
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01
35th Ave, Astoria/LIC, 718.777.6888,
more events: www.movingimage.us.
-See It Big! New York In Film Sept 4-
27: Brainstorm, Tron, It’s A Mad Mad
Mad Mad World, West Side Story,
Lawrence of Arabia, Interstellar, The
Master.
-How Cats Took Over the Internet The
history of cats on the internet.
Thru Jan 31, 2016
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.
-Community Day (free) live music, selfguided tour; Noguchi Talks; Sept 13, 11
am-6 pm
-Bang On A Can Music Series: Cellist
Ashley Bathgate, Sept 13, 3-4 pm
Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing, 718.997.5000. Tix kupferbergcenter.org or 718.793.8080
-Gertrud Parker: Watercolors & Prints
1st NY 1-woman show for founder of San
Fransisco Mus. Craft & Folk Art - Sept 8-
27
-Patti LaBelle Live in NY ($40-
115)Colden Aud.- Oct 18, 7 pm
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.
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956. 9819,
wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
-Annual Benefit Gala Sunset cocktails,
live music, dinner, and boat rides at Mark
di Suvero’s waterfront studio in Long
Island City. Tix now on sale. Info
gala@socratessculpturepark.org or 718-
956-1819 - Sept 21, 6:30-9:30pm
-Paddling in Hallets Cove Tide permitting; (Free) w’kends; Weds., 1-4pm;
SATURDAYS:
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop:
Socrates 54, Sept 12, 12-3 pm
-Circus Amok, Sept 12, 1-4 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
US OPEN at USTA Billie Jean King
Tennis Stadium Flushing Meadows
Corona Park - Aug 31-Sept 13
-Time Warner Cable Tennis Legends
Q&A Sessions (free) at TWC Studios in
USTA BJK Tennis Ctr. Sept 1-9; Michael
Chang, Mary Jo Fernandez, Jim Courier,
James Blake, will each make 2 appearances. -Youth Tennis Exhibition w/ Laila Ali
(boxing champion, TV host, USTA Youth
Tennis spokesperson) and Ryan -Free
admission: 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.
-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
LIC Art Bus free shuttle betw. Socrates
Sculpture Garden, Noguchi Mus.,
Sculpture Ctr, MoMA PS1.
Thru Sept 13, each Sat., Sun., 1-6 pm
Masters of the Imagination: The Latin
American Fine Art Exhibition ft.
Whitestone Artist Patricia Brintle
Agora Gallery, 530 West 25th St,
Manhattan (Sept 16 thru Oct 6) Opening
reception, Sept 17, 6-8 pm
Oratorio Society of Queens

-Rehearsals for Handel’s Messiah &
Auditions Temple Beth Shalom, 172nd
St & Northern Blvd, Flushing. Auditions
are Sept 14, 21, 7 pm (Reservations
required online or 718.279.3006)
Queens Council on Arts (QCA) Events
at 37-11 35 Ave, Astoria (unless otherwise
listed), Queenscouncilarts.org.
-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 21,
24; 10:30 am-4 pm) Deadline for applics:
Oct 8. INFO SESSIONS, all 6-8 pm.
-High School to Art School (HS2AS)
(free) Art instruction, college prep. Apply
online, info QCA online. (Interviews Sept
19, 9 am-2 pm at QCA.)
-LAB Cross-Cultural Stories in Sound,
Poetry, Prose Meera Nair will read,
EarSay Youth Voices, more. at QCA.
Sept 25, 6:30 pm
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
-Major League Mondays Comedy:Myq
Kaplan & Friends 2nd Mondays ($5),
Sept 14, 8:30 pm
-Launch of Youtube & TV Channel:
QEDTV: The Jam Accepting ideas,
sketches, QEDastoriatv@gmail.com
-Astoria Artist Giuseppe Catanzariti
Oil paintings; influences: Cubism,
Primitivism, Naive Art -thru Dec 31

DINNERS / FUNDRAISERS

Big Give For Autism Autism Society,
NYFAC partic. 24-hour crowdfunding
85% to NYFAC’s Capital Building
Campaign. autismbiggive.org.
Sept 17

HEALTH & SAFETY:

EmblemHealth Neighborood Care
FREE classes, Open to Public.
-Renaissance School location: Cooking
Demos, Zumba, Yoga, Cardio-Fitness -
Thru end of year.
-206-20 Linden Blvd, Cambria Hts.
REGISTRATION REQUIRED FOR ALL
EVENTS 866-539-0999. Full schedule:
www.ehnc.com.
-Men’s Health & Wellness Series
Sept 12, 10:30-11:30 am
-more: 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
Mount Sinai Queens (MSQ)
www.mshq.org/events for full schedule.
To register 718.267.4333
No-Cost Digital Mammograms and
Clinical Breast Exams American-Italian
Cancer Foundation. Women age 40+,
annually. Info and APPOINTMENT near
you (REQUIRED) 877.628.9090, 9 am-
4:30 pm (unless otherwise noted).
-Queens Health Ctr 97-04 Sutphin Blvd,
Jamaica - Sept 9
-True Zion Gospel Temple 145-21
Liberty Ave, Jamaica. Appt:
718.657.9646 Sept 12

HISTORICAL:

King Manor Museum 150-03 Jamaica
Ave, Jamaica.
-Hands-On History: Founding Fathers
Sep 12, 12-3 pm
Voelker Orth Museum, Bird Sanctuary,
Victorian Garden 149-19 38th Ave,
Flushing. vomuseum.org, 718.359.6227.
-For Tomorrow’s Yesteryears ($5 sugg’ed 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.
National External Diploma Program
(NEDP) * Earn a traditional high school
diploma from Long Beach High School *
Flexible and confidential * Complete program in 6 to 12 months * Aligned with
the college and career readiness standards
* Work through online activities and with
an advisor to complete your program *
Work at home. Info 718-752-3723/3721
or at nsmothers@queenslibrary.org or
online.
Register for the STACKS Afterschool
Program Ages 6-14; for info:
amanda.aponte@queenslibrary.org
Astoria Branch
-Anime & Manga Club - Thurs 2:30
(thru Oct 29)
Central Branch
-Advance Screening of Horror Movie

In the Dark with David Spaltro and
Kayla Leasure. Register online, 2 tix only.
Sept 9, 6:30-8 pm
-Movie Night Wednesday 9/2 - "Far
from the Madding Crowd" (PG-13); 9/9 -
6:30PM advance screening and director
talk: "In the Dark"; 9/16 - "The Age of
Adaline" (PG-13); 9/23 - "Little Boy"
(PG-13); 9/30 - "Cinderella" (PG) all 6-
8:30 pm
-Haitian Creole for Beginners
Thursdays, Sept-Dec, 6-7:30 pm
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) see above
-Homework Help ages 6-18 - Most
Saturdays; to Oct 24; 11am-1 pm
-more: ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt;
Minecraft; Interview Prep.
Steinway Branch
-Family Movie Time Read the book,
watch the movie and compare. First
Thursday of the month! 5:30-6:45 pm.
October: "Charlotte's Web" (2006), rated
G; November: "Coraline" (2009), rated
PG; December: "Lemony Snicket's A
Series of Unfortunate Events" (2004),
rated PG

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Birthday Parties for kids & tweens 2-
hour, educational party, live animals, trail
walk, craft project. New-party in Log
Cabin.
-Young Chefs - Cinnamon Apple
Fritters ($24 per child) ages 8-12
Sept 12, 10:30 am-12 pm
-APEC Adventure Hour - Buggy Bugs
($16 per parent/child combo) ages 18-36
months - Sept 12, 10:30 am-11:45 pm
-Tween and Teen Yoga ($16 per child)
Ages 9-15, Sep 19, 10 am-11 am
-The Happy Hedgehog Band ($18 per
child) Ages 3-4, Sep 19, 1:30-3 pm
-Children’s Nature Photography -
Digital Edition ($62) Ages 5-8, Sep 12 &
19, 10:30 am-12 pm

-Queens County Bird Club presents
“To See Every Bird on Earth” (Free)
Light refreshments served. Info qcbirdclub.org Sept 16, 8 pm
Arbor Day Foundation Trees For
America Program For $10 membership,
receive 10 free trees for shade, flowers,
winter berries, fall colors, songbird nests.
6-12”, guaranteed to grow. Info/Join:
arborday.org/september by Sept 30. Trees

shipped Oct 15-Dec 10
Queens County Farm Museum 73-50
Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
-Antique Motorcycle Show ($5)
Motorcycles displayed in apple orchard of
47-acre working farm. You can enter your
bike 10-10:30 am w/ no additional fee.
Music, historic house tours, hayrides, petting zoo and food. Free parking.
Sep 13, 11 am-4 pm
Sunnyside Gardens Park 48-21 39 Ave.
-Yard Sale Sep 12, 11 am-4 pm
-Flicks & Jazz in the Garden ($10 sugg’d donation/ kids, members free)
Vintage cartoons, live jazz, interactive
arts. Bring chair/blanket - Sep 19, 5-9 pm

SCHOOL/KIDS/PETS:

Martin Luther School 60-02 Maspeth
Ave, Maspeth.
-After-School Serious fun, arts-focused,
grades 5-8, non-profit.
NYC Parks Afterschool Programs
(free) Ages 6-13. Safe, supportive environ., academic enrichment, sports, fitness, arts, cultural, special events, teambuilding, trips, healthy snacks, supervised
computer use.Register NOW. (program
runs Sept 21-Jun 10, 2016; 3-6 pm). nycgovparks.org/programs/recreation/afterschool

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 FAIR/ FLEA/ FARM. MKTS

Astoria Alive Street Festival Food,
music, antiques, crafts, bargains, more.
Vendors wanted-visit Meteor Festivals
online. 31 St, Ditmars Blvd-21 Ave.
Sept 13, 11 am-6 pm
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
Kew Gardens Flea Market LIRR Kew
Gardens Station, Parking Lot. Austin St.
off of Lefferts Blvd. - Sept 12 & Oct 18,
8-5 pm, (Rain dates, Sept 19 & Sept 26;
Oct 25 & Nov 1.)
Myrtle Avenue Fall Street Festival
Myrtle Ave, Wyckoff Ave to Fresh Pond
Rd, Ridgewood. 200 displays, rides,
games, local artists, more. Antique, custom cars from East Coast Car Assn. and
Riviera Owners Assn. Vendors, merchants, org’s call Clearview Festival
Prod’s. 646.230.0489. Non-profits, city
aencies call BID, 718.381.7974,
718.366.3806. - Sept 13, 12 pm-6 pm

ONGOING; ORGANIZATIONS

(* = newly added listings)

COMMUNITY MEETINGS CLUBS

Angelo Graci Republican Club
Community Center of Christ Lutheran
Church, 101-18 101st Ave, Ozone Park.
Every 4th Tues, not Jul, Aug, Dec)
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.
Queens Best Toastmasters Club
Public Speaking / Effective
Communication. Elmhurst Hospital,
Conference Rm. A-1-15, 79-01
Broadway. Every Sat, 10 am
Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce
Luncheons Every 2nd Tues, 12:30
pm.Locations to be determined:
www.sunnyside-chamber.org
United Forties Civic Assn. 43-22 50th
Street, Woodside. Every 1st Thurs., 7 pm
VFW Post 4787 monthly meeting 19-12
149 St, Whitestone. Every 2nd Mon, 8 pm
VFW, John V. Daniels Jr. Post 2813
montly meeting NEW address: 47-53 43
St, Woodside, 718.335.0700. Every 3rd
Saturday, 2 pm.
Vietnam Veterans of America, Queens
Chapter 32 New location: 19-12 149 St,
Whitestone, 11357, 718.746.3160 (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. Every last Tues,
7pm
110th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
VFW 150, 51-11 108 St, Corona, info
718.476.9310. Every 2nd Thurs, 7 pm
112th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
68-40 Austin St, Forest Hills.
Every 3rd Weds, 7:30 pm
114th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01 24th Ave,
LIC. Every 4th Tues, 7 pm
Community Bd. 1 Mtg. Astoria World
Manor. Info 718-626-1021. Every 3rd
Tues.
Community Bd. 2 Mtg. Community Bd.
2 Mtg. Info: www.cb2queens.org.org,
718.533.8773. 1st Thurs, 7 pm
Community Bd. 3 Board Mtg.
718.458.2707, www.cb3qn.nyc.gov.
Every 3rd Thurs 7:45 pm
Community Bd. 4 Mtg. VFW Post 150,
51-11 108 St, Corona, 718.760.3141.
Every 2nd Tues, 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 5 Mtg: Christ the King
H.S. Cafeteria, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave,
Middle Village, 1st Weds Every other
month, 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew Gardens
Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens
Rd, Ste. 202. Info 718.263.9250, Every
4th Weds, 9:30 am
Community Bd. 7 Mtg. 718.359.2800.
Every 2nd Mon, 7 pm
Community Bd. 9 Mtg. For location call
718.286.2686 • Every 2nd Tues, 7:45 pm
Comm. Educ. Council 24 Mtg. Info.
718.418.8160, Glendale. Every 4th Tues.
location TBA. 7 pm
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Mtg. 30-
48 Linden Pl., Rm. 407, Flushing, or P.S.
91 Rm 119, 68-10 Central Ave, Glendale.
Confirm 718.281.3786. Every 1st Weds, 7
pm (Tentative location, Please Call)
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. Also in Jamaica and Far
Rockaway
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations

always appreciated):
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535, animalscanttalk@aol.com
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, Atlas Park, 80-36,
Cooper Ave., 718.326.6070, www.bobbiandthe strays.org /Adopt.aspx.
-Kitty Karetakers of Queens Astoria,
Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside:
718.670.7221
-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 (ID required)
-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 (Photo
ID Required)
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.
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands
of jobs on construction projects by Gov.
Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/ jobs/regional. shtm.
NYC CERT: Community Emergency
Response Team 10-week training prog ram.
www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/get_ involv
ed/cert.shtml.
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 & medicaid. 32-20 Northern
Blvd, 6th Fl. (Honeywell St. entrance),
718.784.6979.
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
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
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.a069apscris.nyc.gov/cris.
Al-Anon 21-64 41 St, Astoria,
718.728.2948. Check nycalanon.org for
events.
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,
AmericanFamily.com
Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be a
Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a disabled person. 718.639.8893
(Every 3rd Sat)
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 (Spanish Only)
www.jovenesqueensaa.com. 102- 08
Northern Blvd, Corona. Open 24 hrs, 7
days a week. 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.
Check full list of groups at
www.namiqn.org
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 167-07 35th
Ave, 2nd Fl., Flushing
www.queensoa.org
42-11 155 St, Flushing. 718.279.1046.
Tuesdays
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
and 516.547.4318
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. Every Sun,
11:30 am
Women’s Support Group
Kissena Jewish Center, 43-43 Bowne St,
Flushing, info & reg. 718.461.1871.
Alternating Thurs, 10 am

ARTS FLUSHING TOWN HALL

137-35 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. Free every first Friday
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 See
schedule at www.qcreadings.org
-Queens Symphony Orchestra Family
Concerts to Apr 6, 2014 - noon
-Chamber Music Live to December 11,
10 am; Revelations: Arts Education for
Young People
Check back in Spring 2015 for official
date & time
-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. Art access for
those with autism and special needs.Reg:
email mitra@queensmuseum.org. (schedule online), 718.592.9700.
-Panorama of the City of New York
-World’s Fair Visible Storage
-The Neustadt Collection Of Tiffany
Glass
-From Watersheds to Faucets: The
Marvel of NYC’s Water Supply System
-Drop-in Family Workshops (free w/
Admission) 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 - Begins Sep 9. Bring
your instrument. Info 718.340.8324.
Email phizy@aol.com
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 dance class and
performance. See calpullidance.org for
dates and time.
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Auditions/ rehearsals. Forest Hills Jewish
Ctr., 106-06 Queens Blvd. www.Fhso.org.
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 Kids &
Adults Visit www.Camr-uco.org for
Registration & class schedule
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
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
Sculpture Center

HEALTH

BAY TERRACE CTR OF SAMUEL
FIELD Y 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
718.423.6111.
Early childhopd Education ages 3-5
Mon-Fri, 2-4 pm (science discovery;
cooking; literacy class; yoga class; music)
Customizable times available at sfy.org
CENTRAL QUEENS Y 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. See online for
afterschool programs:
ymcanyc.org/crossisland.
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 - Fitness
Workout - Sitting Zumba - Meditation
- Cellphones for Elders - Caregivers
Empowerment Group - Understanding
Medicare.
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.
-Gentle Yoga for Everyone 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),
Blood Drive, Breastfeeding, Support
Group, (Cancer Ctr), Tai Chi Class; Yoga;
Radication Oncology Patient Education
Series.
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 3-6; join any
time):
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play ($5 per
family) Little Neck Location.
718.423.6111 ext 242. Mon 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 800.284.4422, 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 , 347.566.3122

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.
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, 1-5 pm
KING MANOR MUSEUM
King Park, Jamaica Ave at 153 St,
Jamaica, 718.206.0547, 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, 718.285.6107, www.
friendsofmaplegrove.org.
PAN-MACEDONIAN ASSOCIATION
149-14 14 Ave, Whitestone,
718.747.0488.
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 719.990.0700
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.718.990.0882
-Pre-GED Classes Steinway Adult
Learning Center. Check online for times
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):
Arts & Crafts ages 5-12 yrs;
Mother Goose Infants ages 9-18 mos.;
STARs: Senior Theatre Acting Repertory;
ShapeUp NYC: Yoga/ Stretch/Full Body
Fitness; Driver Safety AARP; English
Conversation; Tech Safety; Computer
Classes New York Cares Computers for
Beginners, various languages; Book
Discussions; Citizenship Classes;
Residential Food Waste Drop-Off; 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.
-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.
Animal Care Trainee ages 8-12 (call for
info)
Toddler Time - ages 24-35 months
Fledglings - ages 3-4
APEC Explorers - 2nd-3rd grade
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 at Adult Learning
Center, 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 Upward Bound Program:
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, 718.225.6750 ext
229, Email CGiancola@sfy.org
-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: American Legion
Hall beginning in September, 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, Richmond Hill,
718.618.5405.
BAYSIDE SENIOR CTR (Catholic
Charities).
221-15 Horace Harding Expwy, Bayside.
718.225.1144.
BENJAMIN ROSENTHAL PRINCE
STREET SENIOR CTR. Selfhelp
Community Services, 45-25 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.886.5777.
CENTRAL QUEENS YM & YWHA
67-09 108 St, Forest Hills, 718.395.9641.
CCNS/PETER J. DellaMONICA Jr.
Center for Seniors 23-56 Broadway,
Astoria, 718.626.1500 & 718.278.4432.
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.
HOWARD BEACH S.C.
155-55 Crossbay Blvd., Howard Beach,
718.738.8100. Mon-Fr, 9 am-4 pm
JOINT PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE FOR OLDER ADULTS
212.273.5260.
KEW GDNS COMMUNITY CTR. 80-
02 Kew Gardens Rd, Suite 202, Kew
Gardens, 718.997.6000. Open M-F,
10am-4pm. Health, Arts, Taxes,
Medicare, Computers, Workshops,
Lectures. Call for schedule. See website
for recreational activities in the area @
www.KewGardens.com
NATIVITY B.V.M.—ST. STAN’S SENIOR CENTER 101-41 91st Street,
Ozone Park (meets monthly, 1st & 3rd
Thursdays in the church basement).
718.845.3691
PETER CARDELLA S.C.
68-52 Fresh Pond Rd, Ridgewood,
718.456.9355, 8 am-4 pm Every day.
-One Stop Social Work, Receive social
services, Every thursday
Visit www.cardellaseniors.org for other
offerrings
POMONOK S.C. 67-09 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing, Contact Angella at
718.591.3377. Monthly calendar of
Events available online through Queens
Community House website:
qchnyc.wordpress.com
QUEENS COMMUNITY HOUSE 108-
25 62 Dr, Forest Hills, 718.592.5757.
qchnyc.wordpress.com
Eviction Prevention Unit (EPU)
Negotiate w/landlords, identify emergency resources, stabilize long-term living situation.
Free Legal Counseling: Power of attor-

ney, 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, Irina 718.896.8511. Free
membership, classes, workshops, case
assistance. Hot lunches served 12 pm-1
pm in Dining Hall.
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, 718.886.5777.
SELF-HELP MASPETH 69-61 Grand
Ave, Maspeth, 718.429.3636
STEINWAY S.C. 20-43 Steinway St,
Astoria. Activities and services nclude:
lunch; social services, educational workshops, chair yoga, meditation and aerobics; line dance and ballroom dance;
lifestyle management classes; oil painting
and crafts classes; humor and politics discussion; sing-alongs and first run movies.
718.626.1500. Mon-Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm

SENIOR LUNCH PROGRAMS:
CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION
(Hosting All Saints Church, Woodhaven
program) 85-09 118 St, Richmond

Hill/Kew Gardens.
Last Saturday of the month. Call Camille,
728.847.2649.
SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY SVCS
CENTER FOR ACTIVE OLDER
ADULTS 43-31 39 St, Sunnyside,
718.784.6173. https://www.scsny.org/

STREET FAIRS/FLEA & FARMERS’ MARKETS

-Astoria Greenmarket 14 St, 31 Ave &
31 Rd • To Nov 18, 8 am - 3pm.
-Corona Greenmarkets
Roosevelt Ave & 103 St. Fridays to Nov
20, 8 am - 3 pm.
-Elmhurst Hospital Greenmarket
41 Ave, 80 & 81 Sts. Tuesdays, to Nov
24, 8 am - 4 pm.
-Forest Hills Greenmarket &
Composting* Queens Blvd & 70th Ave.
Sundays, Year Round, 8 am - 3 pm.
-Jackson Heights Greenmarket &
Composting* 34 Ave & 78 St, Sundays
Year Round, 8 am to 3 pm (Winter hours
8 am. - 2 am.)
-LIC Youthmarket Vernon Blvd betw. 48
& 49 Aves. Vendors wanted, apply
www.nyc.gov/sapo. Saturdays to 9/26
9 pm - 4 pm
-Pomonok Community Farmers

Market Pomonok Neighborhood Center,
67-09 Kissena Blvd, Flushing,
Across from Queens College, Main Gate •
To Nov 25, Wednesdays, 9 am— 4 pm
-Queens Botanical Garden Farmers
Mkt Fridays (see Parks, QBG), To Nov
20, Fridays, 8:30 am – 4 pm
-Queens Urban Market 50-01 2nd St
Hunters Point, Long Island City, Mon-
Sat, 11am - 12am, Sun, 11 am-10 pm.
(718) 433-4995.
-Socrates Sculpture Park GrowNYC
Greenmarket & Composting* (see
Parks, Socrates) Saturdays to Nov 21, 8
am - 4 pm, Compost collected every
Saturday, 8 am - 2 pm
-Sunnyside Greenmarkets &
Composting* Skillman Ave, betw. 42 &
43 Sts, Open Saturdays, Year-round, 8 am
- 3 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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