2015-10-07 / 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:

Astoria Homeowners, Tenants &
Business Civic Assn. Mtg:
Westway Motel update, Capt
Fortune, Solar Energy rep. St.
Francis Assisi School, Basement,
21- 17 45 St, Astoria.
Oct 8, 7: 30 pm
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- memb) Oc t 18,
noon- 5pm
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium,
146- 01 45 Ave , 5th Fl . ( ent e r
Bur l ing 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
Presidential Debate Watch Party
at Ridgewood Democratic Club
60- 70 Putnam Ave, Ridgewood ( 1
bl off Fr e sh Pond Rd. ) Info
917.574.7867.
Oct 13, 8 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 GENERAL EVENTS:

Sen. Addabbo Mobile Ofc Hours:
-Middle Village Library, 72-31
Metropolitan Ave. - Oct 8, 5:30-7 pm
-Broad Channel Library, 16-26 Cross
Bay Blvd. - Oct 15, 5:30-7 pm
Birch Family Services Hiring Event
Ridgewood YMCA, 69-02 64th St.
Oct 7, 9:30 am-3 pm
Family Law Clinic CM Dromm’s
Ofc, 37-32 75th St, First Fl, Jackson
Heights. Child/ Spousal Support,
Custody / Visitation, Orders of
Protection, Debt and Identity Theft,
Crime Victims Compensation &
Options, Victims of Financial Abuse,
Domestic Violence. Schedule Appt:
718.803.6373
Oct 13.
Fire Safety Program Queens Center
Mall, 90-15 Queens Blvd/JC Penney
wing. - Oct 8, 4-8 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 . , J a ckson Ht s . 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 Br ame r thru Oc t 20.
Info/ RSVP 718.383.9566x5.
At various locations: LIC Library,
Oct 8, 6- 8 pm; Woodside Houses
Community Ctr, Oct 13, 6- 8 pm;
more
QEDC ( Qns Economi c
Development Corp) 36- 46 37 St,
LIC Workshops:
- Learn Qui ckBooks Onl ine :
Naviga t ion and Ac count s
Receivable. Oct 7, 5: 45 pm
- Learn Qui ckBooks Onl ine :
Ac count s Payabl e , Journa l
Entries, Reconciliation, and
Reporting
Oct 14; 5: 45 pm
- Legal Clinic for business owners, free ( incorporation, intellectual property, treademarks, cont racts, more) 1st Come 1st
Served, apply NOW.
Oct 14, 6 pm

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hal l Nor the rn
Blvd & Linden Pl, www.flushingtownhall.org, 718.463.7700.
- Monk Tango ($ 16/ 10) Music of
Thelonius Monk - Oct 9, 8 pm
- Monthly Jazz Clinic ( free; 6- 7
pm) and Jam ($ 10/ pe r forme r s
free; 7- 10 pm) First Wednesdays
( thru Dec.)
MoMA PS 1: Greater New York
Showcase of emerging artists in NY
metropolitan area. - Oct 11, 12; 6 pm
(Thru March 7, 2016)
Museum of the Moving Image
36- 01 35th Ave, Astoria/ LIC,
718.777.6888, mor e event s :
www.movingimage.us.
-Walkers: Hollywood Afterlives in
Art and Artifact - Nov 7 thru Apr 10,
2016
-Series: 9th annual New York City
Greek Film Festival A Family Affair,
Little England, At Home, Lovestruck,
Little Fish - Oct 2-11
-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 , s tudent ID/ $ 0 unde r 12,
NYC public H. S. ID) 9- 01 33 Rd,
LIC, 718.204.7088,
www.noguchi.org.
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
kupf e rbe rgc ent e r. org or
718.793.8080
-The Mitvah Project (free) QC
Center for Jewish Studies, Colden
Auditorium. Oct 8, 7 pm
- Five Continents, One Borough
Art Treasures from the
Home l ands of Que ens . Ci t i
DeFord Gallery, Lobby One Court
Square, LIC- To Jan 12, 2016
- Patti LaBelle Live in NY ($ 40-
115) Colden Aud.- Oct 18, 7 pm
Queens Museum of Art Flushing
Me adows Pa rk, 718.592.9700,
www.queensmuseum.org.
-Offsite: Puerto Ricans in New York
and the Young Lords in El Barrio
(English & Spanish) El Museo del
Barrio, 1230 5th Ave (104 St)
2:30pm-3:15pm: Guided Tour of
¡PRESENTE! Young Lords in New
York.
3:30-5 pm: Screening of Latino
Americans Episode 4: The New
Latinos (1946-1965). Panel discussion to follow.
5-6 pm: Walking Tour of El Barrio.
Young Lords sites in East Harlem,
iconic murals, local businesses, community gardens and cultural institutions. (weather permitting; otherwise,
additional exhibition tours available)
English & Spanish.
Oct 10, 2:30-6 pm
-A Moving Sound - An Asian Fusion
Music Concert - Oct 11, 3-5 pm
- 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 14 United States
Ave. South, Flushing Meadows
Corona Park. - -Madeline and the
Bad Hat
Oct 11, 1 & 3 pm
Que ensborough Communi ty
College Performing Arts Ctr.
( QPAC) , 222- 05 56 Avenue
Bayside. Info, tix 718.631.6311,
www.visitqpac.org.
- Under the Streetlamp ($ 29- 42)
Oct 11, 3 pm
Resorts World Casino NYC 110-00
Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica.
-Crooner Music Fest 2015
($25/$150) Oct 9, 8 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park

32- 01 Vernon Blvd. (& Broadway)
LIC, 718.956. 9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
-Exhibition: EAF15, Emerging
Artists Fellowship Exhibition -To
March 13, ‘16
-Halloween Costume Swap (free)
Bring and/or take a costume! by
Greenmarket info tent - Oct 10, 8 am-
3pm
-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)
- 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
Beethoven String Quartet Project
(free)- St. Ann’s Church, 58-02 146th
St, Flushing. Two Beethoven classic
string quartets. - Oct 9, 7:30 pm
Hispanic / Latino Book Fair
Renaissance School, 35-59 81st St,
Jackson Heights. - Oct 9,10,11
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
Murder at the Halloween Ball ($45)
Comedy-Murder-Mystery by Killing
Kompany. Riccardo’s, 21-01 24 Ave,
Astoria, 718.721.7777 - Oct 30, 8 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
-Democrat Debate Watch Party ($8)
Comedians Frank Conniff, Myka Fox
give running commentary
Oct 13, 8:30 pm
-Republican Debate Watch Party
w/Guest John Fugelsang joined by
comedians Frank Conniff, Myka Fox
to give running commentary ($8) Oct
28
-Astoria Artist Giuseppe
Catanzariti Oil paintings; influences: Cubism, Primitivism, Naive
Art -thru Dec 31
Queensboro Dance Festival
($15/$35) The Secret Theatre, 44-02

23rd St, LIC. Oct 12-18
Thalia Spanish Theatre 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside,
718.729.3880
-Abuso/e ($25) by Soledad Lopez &
Francisco Fuertes - Oct 2 - Oct 25

DINNERS / FUNDRAISERS

Brandeis Association Installation
Ceremonies of Officers & Board
Directors ($60m/$74 nm includes
hors d’oeuvres, sit-down dinner) -
Temple Torah of Little Neck, 54-27
Little Neck Pkwy. Sign up online at
www.brandeisassociation.org. Info:
718.813.5699. For sponsorship
opportunities: 516.684.9891 x102
Oct 13, 6 pm
Hour Children Gala Benefit: “Love
Makes a Difference” Loeb
Boathouse in Central Park,
Manhattan. Tix
www.goo.gl/BBUPUU, 718.433.4724
ext 305, 306, . Sponsorship, journal
ad opportunities. Proceeds enable HC
to reunite families impacted by incarceration - Oct 21, 6:30-9:30 pm
TSINY Ruby Red Jubilee Dinner
Dance Gala, Leonard’s Palazzo, 555
Northern Blvd., Great Neck, 6 pm.
RSVP by Oct. 1, Master of
Ceremonies: CM Daniel Dromm - Oct
15

HEALTH & SAFETY:

Blood Dr ive , Sunnys ide
Community Busmobile, 46th St
( Que ens Blvd- Gr e enpoint Ave )
Save up to 3 lives. Bring valid ID,
be 16- 76 yrs old; weight 110 lbs+,
eat/ drink plenty fluids, no tattoos / piercings past 12 months;
info 800.688.0900 - Oc t 12, 2- 8
pm
Cross Island YMCA Special
Olympics Programs 50 players
compete; year- round swimming,
tennis, track & field, basketball,
bocce, hockey; respite progs;
summer camp.
Embl emHeal th Ne ighborood
Care
FREE classes, Open to Public.
- Renai s sanc e School locat ion:
Cooking Demos , Zumba , Yoga ,
Cardio- Fitness - Thru end of year.
- 206- 20 Linden Blvd, Cambria
Ht s Programs : REGISTR’N
REQUIRED FOR ALL EVENTS
866- 539- 0999. Full schedule:
www.ehnc.com.
- Creative Visualization
Meditation
Oct 8, 2- 3 pm
- Ask the Pharmacist: Hi
Cholesterol Meds. - Oct 13, 2- 3
pm
- Learn to use your iPad/ Tablet
( bring yours) - Oct 14, 11: 30-
12: 30 pm
- more: Yoga, Massage, Hi / Lo
Impact Workout & Aerobics /
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
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).
-Ecuadorian Consulate, 24-15 Queens
Plaza North, LIC. - Oct 7
-Antioch Baptist Church, 102-02
Northern Blvd, Corona. - Oct 10
-Queens Health Ctr. 97-04 Sutphin
Blvd, Jamaica - Oct 14
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:

Bays ide Hi s tor i cal Soc . For t
Totten Park, North of 212 St and
Cross Island Pkwy. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or
call 718.352.1548.
- Haunted Castle at Fort Totten
($ 5) Cafe du Creep; spooky
snacks avail. to buy; Advisory:
live actors, strobe lights, fog,
noises- Oct 16, 17, 23, 24; 7- 10
pm
- 14th Totten Trot Foot Race &
Fun
Run 5K Halloween Hustle ($ 30
before Oct 14, $ 35 after) 7: 30 am
check-in; register online. Free
kids fun run 10 am. Oct 25
Greater Astoria Historical Society
35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl, LIC.
-Cinema: Judgment at Nuremberg
Oct 10, 1 pm
King Manor Museum King Park,
150- 03 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica,
718.206.0545,
www.kingmanor.org. Tour s &
school/ group programs.
- Chamber Music Concert: An
Evening at Home wi th Our
Founding Fathers w/ music and
instruments of the era - Oct 9, 6
pm
- 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 individua l
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
Steinway Branch
-Family Movie Time: First

Thursdays, 5:30-6:45 pm. 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:

Al l ey Pond Envi ronmental
Center ( APEC) Pre- register for
ALL events.
228- 06 Nor the rn Blvd,
Douglaston, 718.229.4000,
www.alleypond.com.
-Toddler Yoga ($16) 2-4 yrs w/adult
Oct 15, 29; 3:30-4:30 pm
-Yoga in the Elements ($16) adults.
Oct 17, 31; 9-10 am
-Tween & Teen Yoga ($16) 9-15 yrs
only
Oct 17; 10:30-11:30 am
-Animal Care Trainee ($23) age 8-
12 yrs only - Oct 10, 10 am-noon
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 17: Maze
by Moonlight, til 9 pm, bring flashlight.

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

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES:

CityParks FREE Senior Fitness:
Yoga, Tennis Lessons; Walking
Fitness Sept 21- Oct 30 at:
Astoria, Cunningham, Flushing
Me adows , Roy Wi lkins Pa rks .
Once/twice a week. Info call
Sports Dept 718.760.6999 or visit
www.CityParksFoundation.org.
Freeze Your Rent Seniors/ disabled in rent- controlled/ stabilized
apts freeze rent below 1/ 3 your
income w/ SCRIE or DRIE; gives
landlord tax credit. Age 62+, on
SSI, SSDI, Vets’s Disability. Total
income below $ 50K. Bring: proof
of income , r ent , age . As tor i a
Restoration Assn, 31- 28 Ditmars
Blvd, hr s : M- F, 11 am- 4 pm,
718.726.0034.
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+ MGazette

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
Queens Interagency Cncl on Aging
(QICA) Legislative Forum (free)
Seniors, service professionals, gov
reps invited. Topic: affordable housing, more. Queens Boro Hall, Rm
213, 120-55 Qns Blvd, Kew Gdns.
Pre-reg 718.268.5954.
Oct 9, 9 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.)

ONGOING; ORGANIZATIONS (* = newly added listings)

COMMUNITY MEETINGS

CLUBS

Angelo Graci Republican Club
Community Center of Christ
Luthe r an Chur ch, 101- 18 101s t
Ave, Ozone Park.
Eve ry 4th Tue s , 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
Sunnys ide Chambe r 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. Sunnys ide Communi ty
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.
Communi ty Bd. 2 Mtg.
Communi ty 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. Eve ry 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
Communi ty Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew
Gardens Community Center, 80-
02 Kew Gardens Rd, Ste. 202.
Info 718.263.9250, Eve ry 4th
Weds, 9: 30 am
Communi ty 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 Undocument ed
Immigrant s ( Advoc a cy Ct r. of
Qns Cty) Receive a Soc. Sec. Card
through the DACA, Lega l ,
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.
- Animal s Can’ t Talk
718.393.7535,
animalscanttalk@aol.com
- Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue
& Adoption Center, Atlas Park,
80- 36, Coope r Ave . ,
718.326.6070, www.bobbi andthe
strays.org / Adopt. aspx.
- Kitty Karetakers of Queens
Astoria, Long Island City,
Sunnys ide , Woods ide :
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 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 , Woods ide , info
718.672.4848 x11 Thurs 9: 30 amnoon ( ID required)
- St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food
only, photo ID. Basement Rectory,
35- 20 Gr e enpoint Ave , LIC,
718.729.8957. Thurs 10: 30 amnoon, Sat 1: 30- 3 pm
- St . Te re sa 50- 20 45 St ,
Woodside, info 718.784.2123 x22
• Tue s , 6- 7pm ( Photo ID
Required)
Fre e Colonos copy Sc re enings

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 Junc t ion 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 program.
www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/get_ inv
olved/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.
- He lping 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. Che ck
nycalanon.org for events.
Co- Dependent s Anonymous ,
Women
85- 18 61 Rd, Rego Pa rk,
718.805.1032. Fridays, 10 - 11: 45
am
Domestic Violence 37- 63 76 St,
J a ckson He ight s , 718.639.8370,
AmericanFamily.com
Helping Hands for the Disabled:
Be a Friend Day Pair up for 3
hour s w/ a di s abl ed pe r son.
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
Jovene s ( Youth) AA ( Spani sh
Only)
www.jovenesqueensaa.com.102-
08 Northern Blvd, Corona. Open
24 hr s , 7 days a we ek.
718.426.7467
Lexington Hear ing & Spe e ch
Center
Hearing testing, infants to senior s , www. l exnyc . org,
718.350.3171.
NAMI ( Nat ional Al l ianc e 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 Pa rk,
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
Que ens Communi ty Hous e
Caregiver Support Groups:
- 1st & 3rd Mondays, 6- 7: 30 pm
info & reg: 718.268.5960 x226,
80- 02 Kew Ga rdens Rd, # 202,
Kew Gardens.
- 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 1- 2: 30 pm,
info & reg: 718.268.5960 x226,
80- 02 Kew Ga rdens Rd, # 202,
Kew Gardens.
- 1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 6- 7: 30

pm, info & r eg: 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
Foundat ion for Re l igion 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. s fy. org. Progr ams : Adul t
Ctr., Afterschool, learning dis-
abled, 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 ; Adul t chi ld group Tue s .
Info 718.225.6750x331 or x243
SMART Recovery
www.smartrecovery.org. 97- 29 64
Rd, Rego Pa rk, 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,
s tudent s , chi ldren/ $ 0m, chi l -
dren unde r 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 Ope ra Studio; QC
Orchestra; QC Choral Society,
faculty, student ensembles,
alumni, guests ( Donation suggested) Daily schedule www. qc.

cuny.edu/ music, 718.997.3800.
- Que ens Col l ege Evening
Readings See schedule at
www.qcreadings.org
- Queens Symphony Orchestra
Family Concerts to Apr 6, 2014 -
noon
- Chamber Music Live to
De c embe r 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.qcpage s . qc . cuny.edu/ godwin ternbach/.
QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.
9700, www.que ensmus eum.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 Marve l of NYC’s Wat e r
Supply System
- Drop- in Fami ly 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 Pe r forming
Arts Ctr., 222- 05 56 Avenue
Bayside. Info, tix 718.631.6311,
www.visitqpac.org.
Que ens Symphoni c Band
Openings for woodwind, brass,
bass and percussion instrumentalists. No audition required, sit in
on next concert - Begins Sep 9.
Br ing your ins t rument . Info
718.340.8324. Ema i l
phizy@aol.com
Rehearsals Wednesdays, 7: 15-
9: 45 pm
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32- 01 Ve rnon Blvd. , LIC,
718.956. 9819, wwwsocratess-
culpturepark.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
Que ens 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.Camruco.org for Registration & class
schedule
Laughing Devi l Comedy Club
47- 38 Ve rnon 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 Devi l Deve lopment
Stage Open mic, writing workshops , ske t che s , improv. Br e ad
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)
Thal ia Spani sh Theat re 41- 17
Gr e enpoint Ave , Sunnys ide ,
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, Cambr i a He ight s . 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 Fr e e
health events at various locat ions, registration required,
718.267.4333, (registration and
mor e event s 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, par-
ents, space for parties. 58- 20
Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck,
718.225.6750 www.sfy.org.
- Ear ly Stage Dement ia Care
Program: Suppor t 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,
Bays ide , Br adl ey Ri chman,
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 re f re shment s inc luded)
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 Donor s Ne eded
( Espe c ial ly O- Negat ive ) 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 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.baysidehistori-
cal.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. Tour s &
s chool / group progr ams , Thur s -
Sun.
MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY
83- 15 Kew Ga rdens 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. Emanue l
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 Di s cus s ion
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, wheelchairfriendly

exercise machines, baske tball. Kids: kickball, indoor
soccer, flag football, whiffleball;
adults: dodgeball, walleyball, volleyball in evenings.
ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL CTR Pre- register for ALL
events.
228- 06 Nor the rn Blvd,
Douglaston, 718.229.4000,
www.alleypond.com.
- Birthday Parties ($ 250 and up)
Weekends 10- 12 pm; 1- 3pm, some
weekend evenings and weekdays.
- Chi ldren’s Nature Programs
( ages 18 months thru high school)
weekdays, weekend, after school,
winter recessbirthday parties,
internships. Ongoing.
- Family & Adult Programs
Hiking Club, As t ronomy,
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 Col l ege Point Blvd, Pa rk
Drive E / # 7 train to Mets- Willets
Point Station.
FOREST PARK Union Tpke &
Park Lane, Woodhaven
FORT TOTTEN For t Tot t en
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.queensbotanic al. 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 Corpor a l

Kennedy St , Bays ide ,
718.229.7600, www.baysideshighschool.org.
- Updat ed Student Programs :
Digital Art & Design; Music
Pe r formanc e & Produc t ion;
Environmental Engineer ing &
Technology; Humanities &
Nonprofit Management; Computer
Progr amming & Web De s ign;
Sports Medicine & Management.
CUNY: NYC Col l ege 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 Ct r. For di s -
placed 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; ema i l
ASmi th@ s fy. org. Progs $ 5 pe r
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, Ema i l
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) Grant s 31- 28 Di tma r s
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. Se l fhe lp Communi ty
Services, 45- 25 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing, 718.886.5777.
CENTRAL QUEENS YM &
YWHA 67- 09108St,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 Ga rdens 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 calenda r of Events available online
through Que ens Communi ty
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/ profess ional 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
Que ens Blvd, Room 319, Kew
Gardens, 718.268.5954.
REGO PARK S. C. 93- 29 Queens
Blvd, Rego Pa rk, I r ina
718.896.8511. Free membership,
classes, workshops, case assis-
tance. 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
Gr and Ave , Ma spe th,
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; singa longs 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,
Sunnys ide , 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
be tw. 48 & 49 Ave s . Vendor s
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
- Que ens Botani cal Garden
Farmers Mkt Fridays ( see Parks,
QBG), To Nov 20, Fridays, 8: 30
am – 4 pm
- Que ens Urban Marke t 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 Gre enmarke t &
Composting* (see Parks,
Socrates) Saturdays to Nov 21, 8
am - 4 pm, Compost collected
every Saturday, 8 am - 2 pm
- Sunnyside Greenmarkets &
Compos t ing* Ski l lman Ave ,
be tw. 42 & 43 St s , Open
Saturdays, Year- round, 8 am - 3
pm.

* Compos t ing t ips : 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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