2015-09-30 / 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 Christ the King HS,
3rd Floor, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave,
Middle Village, Info 718.426.1240
-18th Anniversary Celebration
($35/$45 non-members) - Oct 18,
noon-5pm
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium, 146-
01 45 Ave, 5th Fl. (enter Burling St),
718.749.0643, www.flushingcameraclub.org. 1st, 3rd & 5th Weds, 7 pm:
Oct 7, 18, 21
Greek American Homeowners Assn.
Mtg. 23-49 31 St, Astoria - Oct 7, 7
pm

COMMUNITY BOARDS / EDUC / PRECINCT MTGS:

110th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. Flanders Field VFW 150, 51-11
108 St, Corona, info 718.426.9112.
Oct 8, 7 pm
Community Bd. 2 Mtg. w/ Guest
from Big Brothers/Big Sisters
Sunnyside Comm. Svcs, 43-31 39 St,
Ground floor, Sunnyside. Info
718.533.8773, www.CB2Queens.org -
Oct 1, 7 pm

COMMUNITY GENERAL EVENTS:

Birch Family Services Hiring Event
Ridgewood YMCA, 69-02 64th St.
Oct 7, 9:30 am-3 pm
Free Job Fair Sponsored by Sen
Addabbo The Shops at Atlas Mall,
8000 Cooper Ave, Glendale. Indoors;
wheelchair accessible; free parking in
South Garage; business attire suggested; @1,000 positions expects, so
bring Many resumes! Info
718.738.1111.
Oct 2, 10 am-2 pm
Free Citizenship Application
Assistance Eligibility; complete
applic; fee waiver help; free attorney
review, consult. English, Bangla,
Hindi, Nepali, Urdu, Tibetan. (bring
Green Card, SS, Passport; address,
job history 5 yrs; certif of dispo’s for
all arrests, marriage/divorce dates,
kids’ residency card #, more) Chhaya
CDC, 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl., Jackson
Hts. Appt: 718.478.3848. 3rd
Sundays, 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.
“How Would You Spend $1 Million
in Your Neighborhood?”
Participatory Budgeting by CM Van
Bramer thru Oct 20. Info/RSVP
718.383.9566x5.
At Queens Library Branches: Oct 1:
Broadway; Oct 6: Sunnyside; more
BP Katz Queensborough Hall (unless
otherwise noted)
-Land Use Public Hearing
Oct 1, 10:30 am
-Next New Idea to New Venture class
Pre-registration required: www.queensny.org/qedc - Oct 5, 6 pm
LIC Partnership Events 28th Annual
Trade Show & Luncheon. Thurs 9/17
Green-Building Technology &
Regulations LIC Confer. Center Reg.
here. Wed. 9/30 Member-to-Member
seminar (LICP members only) “A Better
Way To Man. Your Energy Prices” Free
Happy Hour @ SHI Rest. Register email
ccarroll@licpartnership.org.
QEDC (Qns Economic Development
Corp) 36-46 37 St, LIC Workshops:
-Learn QuickBooks Online:
Navigation and Accounts Receivable.
Oct 7, 5:45 pm
-Learn QuickBooks Online:
Accounts Payable, Journal Entries,
Reconciliation, and Reporting
Oct 14; 5:45 pm
-Legal Clinic for business owners,
free (incorporation, intellectual property, treademarks, contracts, more) 1st
Come 1st Served, apply NOW.
Oct 14, 6 pm

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall Northern Blvd &
Linden Pl, www.flushingtownhall.org,
718.463.7700.
-Montreal-Quebec Jazz: Alain
Bedard-Auguste Quintet (Oct 2, 8 pm;
$16/10); Yves Leveille Quartet (Oct 3,
8 pm; $16/10; reception follows concert) -Monthly Jazz Clinic (free; 6-7 pm)
and Jam ($10/performers free; 7-10
pm) First Wednesdays (thru Dec.)
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.
NY Mets Tix: www.mets.com
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01
35th Ave, Astoria/LIC, 718.777.6888,
more events: www.movingimage.us.
-Series: 9th annual New York City
Greek Film Festival A Family Affair,

Little England, At Home, Lovestruck,
Little Fish - October 2-11
-Screening & Live Event - The
Comedian Filmmaker: Jerry Lewis
($30/18m/free Silver Screen memb’s)
Iconic Characters of Comedy. A conversation with Jerry Lewis IN PERSON,
and clips from his film work - Oct 6, 7
p.m.
-How Cats Took Over the Internet The
history of cats on the internet. Thru Jan
31, 2016. Live Event: Not Just Cats
Llamas, Goats, and Other Animal
Memes From Around the World (free)
Oct 9, 7 pm
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.
-The Noguchi Museum: A Portrait
book discussion by curator & photogs.
Barnes & Noble, 150 E 86 St,
Manhattan - Sept 30, 7 pm
Museum of Stones exhibition, 30
artists; Chinese paintings, objects on
loan from MMA - Oct 7 - Jan 10, 2016
Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing, 718.997.5000. Tix kupferbergcenter.org or 718.793.8080
-Five Continents, One Borough Art
Treasures from the Homelands of
Queens. Citi DeFord Gallery, Lobby
One Court Square, LIC. Opening: Oct
1, 5:30-7:30. To Jan 12, 2016
-Evening Reading: Meg Wolitzer
($20/ free w/CUNY; season $69, 2/
$109) Interview Kupferberg
QCreadings.org - Oct 6, 7 pm
-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.
-Orchestra of St. Luke’s: Subway
Series Oct 4, 2 pm (bring art supplies to
donate)
-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.
Queensborough Community College
Performing Arts Ctr., 222-05 56
Avenue Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
-Joy Behar: Me, My Mouth and I!
($33-45) Autobiographical journey.
Oct 4, 3 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
-Exhibition: EAF15, Emerging Artists
Fellowship Exhibition -To March 13,
‘16
-Skowhegan Performs - Oct 3, 1-5 pm
-Halloween Harvest Festival Make
your own costume w/Socrates artists;

live music; Juried Canine Costume
Contest; art-making wkshp w/ Free
Style Arts Assn; face-painting; harvest
foods from local rest’s - Oct 24, 11 am-
3 pm
SATURDAYS:
-Grow NYC Greenmarket (free)
8 am-4 pm (Thru Nov 21)
-Pumpkin Painting Celebration (free)
- At Greenmarket. Bring your pumpkins
or squashes. - Oct 3, 8 am-12 pm
-BIG! Compost Collection - 10 am-1
pm (Thru Nov 21)

Arts Other:

Altered Appearances exhibit Fisher
Landau Center for Art, 38-27 30th, LIC
- Thru Jan 4, 2016
Annette Lemieux: Things to Walk
Away With Intallation of 30 yrs of
work. Fisher Landau Center for Art, 38-
27 30 St, LIC.
Thru Jan 4, 2016
Jackson Heights Community Chorus
Openings for new members. Previous
choral exp. required. Go to rehearsal
Tuesday, 7:30-9:30 pm, September. Info
917.200.5779. Rennaisance School, 35-
59 81 St.
Lexington School and Center for the
Deaf to host Deaf West Theatre’s production: Spring Awakening w/Marlee
Matlin & Camryn Manheim ($200; VIP
$250 incl after show reception w/stars)
Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 256 W. 47 St,
Manhattan. Tix www.lexnyc.org, info
718.350.3026 - Oct 23
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/
-LAST Info Session, at Flushing
Library, 3rd Fl., 41-17 Main St,
(Chinese transl avail) Sept 30, 6-8 pm.
[Deadline for applic’s: Oct 8]
Q.E.D. Arts & Crafts, Stand-Up
Comedy, Food Tastings, DIY Projects,
Improv, Gardening, Game Nights,
Walking Tours, Poetry, Storytelling,
More. New patio & backyard. 27-16 23
Ave, Astoria, www.QEDAstoria.com /
347.451.3873
-Astoria Artist Giuseppe Catanzariti
Oil paintings; influences: Cubism,
Primitivism, Naive Art -thru Dec 31
The Pillowman ($18) Chain Theatre,
21-28 45th Rd, LIC. Tickets online or
call 646.580.6003 - Thru Oct 3
Thalia Spanish Theatre 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside,
718.729.3880
-Abuso/e ($25) by Soledad Lopez &
Francisco Fuertes - Oct 2 - Oct 25
Trinity Presents – Trinity: A Music &

Visual Arts Celebration (free). Ft.
Natalia Paruz, The Saw Lady; a piano
soloist, organ, harpsichord, flutes, handbells, and French horn. Post-concert Art
Show & Reception with paintings, photographs, textile arts and mosaics, more.
31 Ave & 37 St, Astoria - Oct 3, 5 pm

DINNERS / FUNDRAISERS

Italian Charities Fall Fashion Show &
Dinner ($20) Hot buffet, dessert, cash
bar, dancing, raffles. 83-20 Qns Blvd,
Elmhurst, 718.478.3100 - Oct 4, 2-6 pm
Noshwalks: Astoria ($55) International
cuisine; list online - Oct 3
TSINY Ruby Red Jubilee Dinner Dance
Gala, Leonard’s Palazzo, 555 Northern
Blvd., Great Neck, 6 pm. RSVP by Oct.
1, Master of Ceremonies Hon. Daniel
Dromm - Oct 15

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.
-What You Should Know About
Sickle Cell Anemia - Sept 30, 1-2 pm
-Sarcoidosis Support Group mtg.
Oct 3, 2-3 pm
-MS Empowerment Group
Oct 6, 12:15-2:15 pm
-New: Healing Thru the Arts exhibit.
Oct 3, 1-4 pm
-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).
-Jos. Addabbo Family Health Ctr
6200 Beach Channel Dr., Arverne - Oct
2
Speech and Language Screenings

(free) In Bayside by licensed Speech-
Language Pathologist; for ages birth-5
yrs; concerns w/understanding, listening, vocabulary, eating, articulation, language or behavior. Appointment:
516.731.5588 x216,
baboff@mksallc.com - Oct 20 & Nov
11, 9 am-4 pm

HISTORICAL:

Bayside Historical Soc. Fort Totten
Park, North of 212 St and Cross Island
Pkwy. For info visit www.baysidehistorical.org, or call 718.352.1548.
-Lost Spirits ($5m/10nm)
Documentary Native American family
of Queens
Oct 1, at 7 pm
-Art Exhibition & Auction - Oct 4
-Haunted Castle - Oct 16, 17, 23, 24
-14th Totten Trot Foot Race & Fun
Run 5K Halloween Hustle - Oct 25
King Manor Museum King Park,
150-03 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica,
718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.org.
Tours & school/group programs.
-Fall Harvest Festival Early (all
ages; free) American cooking demo;
hands-on churn butter, apple cider,
autumn crafts. Oct 17, noon-4 pm
Poppenhusen Instit. 114-04 14 Rd,
College Pt.
-Oktoberfest ($15/18 incl door prize
ticket; 5 under free; rain/shine)
German music, singers/dancers,
Karaoke, Historic Characters;
Ballroom demos, Spirit Sky Healing
Drum Circle, Tournaments, games,
clowns, magician; Added charge:
crafts massage, pumpkin patch, raffles, souvenirs, German food, beer,
wine, Apple Strudel, Black Forest
Cake avail.- Oct 10, noon-6 pm

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. QL Central,
Forest Hills, Far Rockaway, Flushing,
Jackson Hts branches.
National External Diploma Program
(NEDP) Flexible and confidential; 6-12
months to complete; online activities
and with an advisor; Work at home. Info
718-752-3723/3721,
nsmothers@queenslibrary.org or online.
Register for the STACKS Afterschool
Program Ages 6-14; for info: amanda. aponte@queenslibrary.org
Astoria Branch
-Intro to Computers, Resumes, Internet,
Email - Register online/or call 718-990-
5102

-Bilingual Storytime - Weds, 11:15 am
thru Oct 28
-Anime & Manga Club - Thurs 2:30
(thru Oct 29)
Broadway Branch
-Toddler Time; Elder Law; Tenants
Rights; Citizenship; Writers’ Workshop
Central Branch
-Movie Night Wednesday 9/30 -
"Cinderella" (PG) all 6-8:30 pm
-Haitian Creole for Beginners
Thursdays, Sept-Dec, 6-7:30 pm
Jackson Heights Branch
-Mother Goose; Toddler Time; Diversity
Visa Applic; Jewelry Making;
Meditation; Intro Microsoft Word;
Long Island City Branch 37-44 21 St,
LIC 718.752.3700.
-Minecraft; Diversity Visa Applics;
Music Appreciation; Teen/Tween
Makers; ShapeUP NYC; STEM Toddler
Time; Homework Help; Job Search
Strategies; Online Job Applics; Cover
Letters; Cardboard Arcade Challenge.
-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
Ridgewood Library 20-12 Madison St
(Forest & Fairview)
-Outdoor Flea Mkt & Fun for children
Oct 3, 10 am-4 pm
Steinway Branch
-Family Movie Time: First Thursdays,
5:30-6:45 pm. October: "Charlotte's
Web"; November: "Coraline";
December: "Lemony Snicket's A Series
of Unfortunate Events"
-Project Art; Intro to Internet; Family-
Type Homes for Mentally/Physically
Disabled;

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.
-Toddler Yoga ($16) 2-4 yrs w/adult
Oct 1, 15, 29; 3:30-4:30 pm
-Yoga in the Elements ($16) adults.
Oct 3, 17, 31; 9-10 am
-Tween & Teen Yoga ($16) 9-15 yrs
only
Oct 3, 17; 10:30-11:30 am
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
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
WCS’ Queens Zoo 53-51 111 St., in .
Info 718.271.1500, www.wcs.org.
-Moo at the Zoo ($8/6/5/free under 3)
. Meet and Greet cows, giant rabbits,
horses, chickens, sheep, goats; farmthemed games, crafts, live cheese- and
butter-making demos - Oct 3,4;
NYC Parks: Raptor Fest (free)
Unisphere, Flushing Meadows Park.
Includes raptor viewing area, education/ activity, live flying demos by
Skyhunters in Flight; birds on display:
falcons, hawks, owls, ravens. Info:
nyc.gov/parks - Oct 3, 12-3 pm.
Queens County Farm Museum 73-50
Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
-Amazing Maize Maze 3-acre corn
maze adventure ($9/5/ free age 3 and
under) - Sat/Sun Thru Oct 25; Mon Oct
12, 11 am-4:30 pm; Oct 3&17: Maze by
Moonlight, til 9 pm, bring flashlight.
Sunnyside Gdns Pk
-Oktoberfest, Arts & Crafts Fair,
Pumpkin Patch (free) Carnival rides,
live music, puppet show, children’s storytelling tent, beer garden, German
foods, homemade baked - Oct 3, noon-5
pm (rain: Oct 4)

SCHOOL/KIDS/PETS:

Free Fall Community Tennis
Program. Register in person w/ your
child, during open hours (ongoing reg.)
Fund by CC Spkr Mark-Viverito, CM
Vallone. NYJTL at JHS 194, 154-60 17
Ave, Whitestone.
Mon, Weds, Fri; 3-6 pm
Martin Luther School 60-02 Maspeth
Ave, Maspeth.
-Harvest Festival & Fall Open House
(free) 60-02 Maspeth Ave, Maspeth.
Bounce houses, crafts, volleyball clinics, games, face painting, science
demos; tours & info on MS & HSReceive a tuition credit voucher when
you take tour.
Oct 3, 12-4 pm. Info: 718.894.4000
-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:

CityParks FREE Senior Fitness:
Yoga, Tennis Lessons; Walking
Fitness Sept 21- Oct 30 at: Astoria,
Cunningham, Flushing Meadows, Roy

Wilkins Parks. Once/twice a week.
Info call Sports Dept 718.760.6999 or
visit www.CityParksFoundation.org.
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

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. - Oct 18, 8-5 pm,
(Rain dates, Oct 25 & Nov 1.)
LIC Community Carnival: Pirates
and Princesses (free) Hunters Point
Park South, Center Blvd, LIC, (50-54th
Aves). Inflatables, crafts, face painting,
carnival games, prizes & more. - Oct 3,
11 am-4 pm (Rain date: Oct 4)

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_ invol
ved/cert.shtml.
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 & 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
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, 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, Yearround, 8 am - 3 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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