2015-12-02 / 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.

COMMUNITY BOARDS / EDUC / PRECINCT MTGS:

114th Precinct Comm Council 2015
Christmas Party (Donations sought
NOW) For underprivileged children
of the community. Astoria World
Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd - Dec 5, 9
am-12 pm
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Mtg.
PS 169, 18-25 212 St, Flushing. Info
718.281.3786. Dec 2, 7 pm

GENERAL EVENTS, CLUBS:

Astoria Homeowners, Tenants,
Business Civic Assn: Westway Motel
Update, Prevent ID Theft, Safety
Issues. St. Francis of Assisi School
Basement, 21-17 45 St, Astoria - Dec
3, 7:30 pm
Children’s Holiday Parade and
Lighting Ceremony Begins off 36
Ave & Bell Blvd; followed by Tree
lighting ceremony at Bayside LIRR.
To participate contact CM Vallone’s
Off: 718.619.8611 or Bayside Village
BID: 718.423.2434- Dec 5, 3:30-5 pm
Boro Pres. Katz Queens Boro Hall
(unless otherwise noted):
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing -
Dec 3, 10:30 am
-Queens Borough Board - Dec 7,
5:30 pm
-“Next New Idea to Venture” Class
Pre-reg req’d at
www.queensny.org/qedc
Dec 7, 6 pm
-Queens Borough Cabinet - Dec 8,
9:30 am
-New York State Citizen
Preparedness Corps Training
Program Presbyterian Church of St.
Albans, 190-04, 119th St. Pre-reg
req’d: www.prepare.ny.gov.
Dec 9, 7 pm
NYFAC Toy Run Autism Benefit.
Please bring a new, unwrapped toy.
Food & music to follow. Info:
347.566.3122 x305. Leaving Forest
Park Band Shell 1 pm to VFW Post
260 Broad Channel. - Dec 6
Chhaya CDC 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl.,
Jackson Hts.
-Free Citizenship Application
Assistance Appt, info: 718.478.3848.
3rd Sundays, 2:30-6 pm
-Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid
Soc. & Chhaya CDC, Sen. Peralta,
CM Dromm. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-
6:30 pm: Call for appt 718.478.3848.
Free Training and Cash Prizes for
Entrepreneurs: QEDC’s StartUP!
Business Plan Competition is now
entering its tenth year! Submit your

business plan to get one of three
$10,000 grants for your startup!
Classes:
-All About Business Planning and
Research
-Business Operations & Management
-Creative Sales & Marketing
Strategies -Developing
Financial Statements
For more information, visit
www.queensny.org/startup
IDNYC Enrollment Age 14+,
regardless of immigration status.
Queens Community House, 108-25 62
Dr, Forest Hills. Info, Appointments
preferred www.nyc.gov.idnyc,
718.592.5757 x249 or call 311 - Thru
Dec 3

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall Northern Blvd &
Linden Pl,
www.flushingtownhall.org,
718.463.7700.
-Monthly Jazz Clinic (free; 6-7 pm)
and Jam ($10/performers free; 7-10
pm) - Dec 2
-The Great Northeast Cheese Fest
($68/85) - Dec 5, 6-9 pm
-Winter Holiday Festival (M Free,
NM $5) - Dec 6, 1-4 pm
MoMA PS 1 Free Admission For All
New York City Residents For One
Year, thru October 11, 2016
-Greater New York Showcase of
emerging artists in NY metropolitan
area. - Thru March 7, 2016
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01
35th Ave, Astoria/LIC, 718.777.6888,
more events: www.movingimage.us.
-Lonely Places: Film Noir and the
American Landscape - Thru Dec 20
-Walkers: Hollywood Afterlives in
Art and Artifact - Thru Apr 10, 2016
-How Cats Took Over the Internet
The history of cats on the internet.
Thru Jan 31, 2016.
New York Mets Free Shirt Fridays,
Super Saturdays, Family Sundays.
Season/Partial Plan/Single tix on sale
at Mets.com, 718.507-TIXX.
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.
-Museum of Stones exhibition, 30
artists; Chinese paintings, objects on
loan from MMA - thru 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-To Jan 12,
2016
-Along the Silk Roads Photography
of Turkey, Uzbekistan, and China.
Thru Dec 15, Godwin-Ternbach
Museum
Queens Theatre Flushing Meadows
Corona Park, www.queenstheatre.org,

718.760.0064.
-A Christmas Carol by Charles
Dickens. Dec 4-20
-Under The Tangle (8+ yrs) - Dec 5,
2 pm
Queensborough Community College
Performing Arts Ctr., 222-05 56
Avenue Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
-Oratorio Society of Queens Annual
Holiday Concert ($10, $30, $35)
Sing along to Christmas & Chanukah
favorites. 718.279.3006. - Dec 20, 4
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

DINNERS/DANCE/FUNDRAISERS

Italian Charities of America
Saturday Dance ($8/10) Sandwiches,
cake, coffee, tea. 83-20 Queens Blvd,
Elmhurst, 718.478.3100 - Dec 5, 8
pm-midnight

HEALTH & SAFETY:

No-Cost Digital Mammograms and
Clinical Breast Exams American-
Italian Cancer Foundation. Women
age 40+, annually. Info and
APPOINTMENT near you
(REQUIRED) 877.628.9090, 9 am-
4:30 pm (unless otherwise noted).

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Many more events daily: visit
www.queenslibrary.org, click on programs; call Central Library
718.990.0700 or individual branches.
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
Broadway Branch
-Toddler Time; Elder Law; Tenants
Rights; Citizenship; Writers’
Workshop
Central Branch
Long Island City Branch 37-44 21
St, LIC 718.752.3700.
-Teen/Tween Makers; ShapeUP NYC;
STEM Toddler Time; Homework
Help; Job Search Strategies; Online
Job Applics; Cover Letters; High
School Equivalency Exam
Screenings.
Steinway Branch
-Family Movie Time: First Thursdays,
5:30-6:45 pm. Dec 3: Lemony
Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate
Events

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL
events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-This Week: Toddler Yoga, Tween and
Teen Yoga, Toddler Tales: When
Winter Comes, Science Fair 101:
Rainbow Magic, Nature Tales: Keep
Looking,Tasty Treats for the Animals,
Wonderful Winter Cupcakes:
Decorating Workshop for Tweens &
Up.

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:

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’
Disability. Total income below $50K.
Bring: proof of income, rent, age.
Astoria Restoration Assn, 31-28
Ditmars Blvd, hrs: M-F, 11 am-4 pm,
718.726.0034.
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)
Queens Community House
Caregiver Support Services 108-25
62nd Dr, Forest Hills. www.queenscommunityhouse.org.
-Monday & Wednesday evenings,
Tuesday afternoons, Groups meet
twice per month. 718.268.5960 ext
226
-Tuesday afternoons, once per month,
in Russian. 718.592.5757 ext 247
Senior Resource Expo 2015, by Sen.
Sanders No Fee to Set Up a Booth.
Regist. 718.523.3069 -Dec 16, 10 am-
2pm

HISTORICAL:

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.
-Yoga at the Castle ($10 per class,
incl. all equipment, mats, blocks,
blankets, straps, bands) - Dec 8, 15,
22, 29
-Candlelight Dinner ($65 per per-

son) RSVP 718.352.1548. - Dec 13,
(cocktails 5-6 pm, wine bar)
Holiday Historic House Tour Learn
about NYC Landmark houses & their
unique histories. Tickets:
www.hhht2015.eventbrite.com or
Queens Historical Society. - Dec 6,
12:30-5 pm
King Manor Museum Presents
Diderot String Quartet King Park,
150-03 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica,
718.206.0545. Mozart, discuss Dutch
holiday history.
Dec 4, 6-7:30 pm
Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery
Holiday Celebration (free adm &
parking) The Center at Maple Grove,
127-15 Kew Gardens Rd, Kew
Gardens. Delicious treats & glorious
Victorian and contemporary music.
Dramatic presentation of Jacob’s Gift
(Jacob Riis) w/ Victorian Christmas
Carolers. Handicapped accessible.
Limited seating. Make reservations:
347.878.6614.
Dec 4, 7 pm

ARTS OTHER:

Afrocolombia Mestizo Dance
Company ($37/$40) Thalia Spanish
Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave,
Sunnyside. Music & dance - To Dec
13
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
Green Space Presents dance studio,
37-24 24 St, LIC. Tix at door or
www.GreenSpaceStudio.org door.
-Take Root ($15) w/ Aaron McGloin
Dance & Kathy Orthwein Dance
Projects
Dec 4 & 5, 8 pm
-Fertile Ground ($12) New Works
Showcase. - Dec 6, 7 pm
Queensboro Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven’s 7th Symphony, Sibelius
Violin Concerto, more. Mary’s
Nativity Church, 46-02 Parsons Blvd
(at Holly Ave), Flushing - Dec 6, 7 pm

ONGOING; ORGANIZATIONS

(* = newly added listings)

COMMUNITY MEETINGS CLUBS

Angelo Graci Republican Club
Community Center of Christ Lutheran
Church, 101-18 101st Ave, Ozone
Park.
Every 4th Tues, not Jul, Aug, Dec)
Environmental Protection Weekly
Pipeline Newsletter accepts
announcements, feedback, suggestions newsletter@dep.nyc.gov.

Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens 29-21 21
Ave, Astoria, 718.204.2444,
www.italianfederation.com.
FDNY free fire safety presentations
Minimum two weeks notice required
718.281.3870.
Queens Best Toastmasters Club
Public Speaking / Effective
Communication. Elmhurst Hospital,
Conference Rm. A-1-15, 79-01
Broadway. Every Sat, 10 am
Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce
Luncheons Every 2nd Tues, 12:30
pm.Locations to be determined:
www.sunnyside-chamber.org
United Forties Civic Assn. 43-22
50th Street, Woodside. Every 1st
Thurs., 7 pm
VFW Post 4787 monthly meeting
19-12 149 St, Whitestone. Every 2nd
Mon, 8 pm
VFW, John V. Daniels Jr. Post 2813
montly meeting NEW address: 47-53
43 St, Woodside, 718.335.0700.
Every 3rd Saturday, 2 pm.
Vietnam Veterans of America,
Queens Chapter 32 New location:
19-12 149 St, Whitestone, 11357,
718.746.3160 (previously at 88-61 76
Ave, Glendale).

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. & PCT.

108th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. Sunnyside Community Svcs.,
43-31 39 St, ground fl., Sunnyside.
Every last Tues, 7pm
110th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. VFW 150, 51-11 108 St,
Corona, info 718.476.9310. Every
2nd Thurs, 7 pm
112th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. 68-40 Austin St, Forest Hills.
Every 3rd Weds, 7:30 pm
114th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01
24th Ave, LIC. Every 4th Tues, 7 pm
Community Bd. 1 Mtg. Astoria
World Manor. Info 718-626-1021.
Every 3rd Tues.
Community Bd. 2 Mtg. Community
Bd. 2 Mtg. Info:
www.cb2queens.org.org,
718.533.8773. 1st Thurs, 7 pm
Community Bd. 3 Board Mtg.
718.458.2707, www.cb3qn.nyc.gov.
Every 3rd Thurs 7:45 pm
Community Bd. 4 Mtg. VFW Post
150, 51-11 108 St, Corona,
718.760.3141. Every 2nd Tues, 7:30
pm
Community Bd. 5 Mtg: Christ the
King H.S. Cafeteria, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village, 1st
Weds Every other month, 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew Gardens
Community Center, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, Ste. 202. Info
718.263.9250, Every 4th Weds, 9:30
am
Community Bd. 7 Mtg.
718.359.2800. Every 2nd Mon, 7 pm

Community Bd. 9 Mtg. For location
call 718.286.2686 • Every 2nd Tues,
7:45 pm
Comm. Educ. Council 24 Mtg. Info.
718.418.8160, Glendale. Every 4th
Tues. location TBA. 7 pm
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Mtg.
30-48 Linden Pl., Rm. 407, Flushing,
or P.S. 91 Rm 119, 68-10 Central Ave,
Glendale. Confirm 718.281.3786.
Every 1st Weds, 7 pm (Tentative location, Please Call)
Comm. Dist. Ed. Council 26 M.S.
67, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy, Room
B44A, Little Neck. Info
718.631.6927, Bayside (meets monthly, call for info).

GENERAL INTEREST

ACQC For Undocumented
Immigrants (Advocacy Ctr. of Qns
Cty) Receive a Soc. Sec. Card through
the DACA, Legal, Housing, Health
Educ., Mental Health, Education,
Case Mgmt., Food & Nutrition and
Syringe Exchange. Main site 161-21
Jamaica Ave., 6th Fl, Jamaica, 718-
896-2500, (also in Woodside & Far
Rockaway.)
AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening, support.
www.americaworks.com, 212.
599.5627. Also in Jamaica and Far
Rockaway
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535,
animalscanttalk@aol.com
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, Atlas Park, 80-36,
Cooper Ave., 718.326.6070,
www.bobbiandthe strays.org
/Adopt.aspx.
-Kitty Karetakers of Queens
Astoria, Long Island City, Sunnyside,
Woodside: 718.670.7221
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
www.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Business Assistance Calendar For
business owners seeking assistance in
skills. www.queensbp.org.
Earth Day NYS DEC new userfriendly website navigation by topic:
Outdoor Recreation; Animals, Plants,
Aquatic Life; Chemical and Pollution
Control; Lands and Waters;
Education; Energy; Permits and
Licenses; Public Involvement and
News; Regulations and Enforcement;
Publications, Forms, Maps, etc. Info
visit www.dec.ny.gov
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848
x11 Thurs 9:30 am-noon (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 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.
-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
O-Negative) To donate or organize a
drive, call NYCB 800.933.2566,
www.nybloodcenter.org.
Jewish Guild Healthcare Healthcare

services for visually impaired and
multi-disabled. Info 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.

COMMUNITY BOARDS / EDUC /
PRECINCT MTGS:
114th Precinct Comm Council 2015
Christmas Party (Donations sought
NOW) For underprivileged children of the
community. Astoria World Manor, 25-22
Astoria Blvd - Dec 5, 9 am-12 pm
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Mtg.
PS 169, 18-25 212 St, Flushing. Info
718.281.3786. Dec 2, 7 pm
GENERAL EVENTS, CLUBS:
Astoria Homeowners, Tenants,
Business Civic Assn: Westway Motel
Update, Prevent ID Theft, Safety Issues.
St. Francis of Assisi School Basement, 21-
17 45 St, Astoria - Dec 3, 7:30 pm
Children’s Holiday Parade and
Lighting Ceremony Begins off 36 Ave &
Bell Blvd; followed by Tree lighting ceremony at Bayside LIRR. To participate
contact CM Vallone’s Off: 718.619.8611
or Bayside Village BID: 718.423.2434-
Dec 5, 3:30-5 pm
Boro Pres. Katz Queens Boro Hall
(unless otherwise noted):
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing - Dec
3, 10:30 am
-Queens Borough Board - Dec 7, 5:30
pm
-“Next New Idea to Venture” Class Prereg req’d at www.queensny.org/qedc
Dec 7, 6 pm
-Queens Borough Cabinet - Dec 8, 9:30
am
-New York State Citizen Preparedness
Corps Training Program Presbyterian
Church of St. Albans, 190-04, 119th St.
Pre-reg req’d: www.prepare.ny.gov.
Dec 9, 7 pm
NYFAC Toy Run Autism Benefit. Please
bring a new, unwrapped toy. Food &
music to follow. Info: 347.566.3122 x305.
Leaving Forest Park Band Shell 1 pm to
VFW Post 260 Broad Channel. - Dec 6
Chhaya CDC 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl.,
Jackson Hts.
-Free Citizenship Application
Assistance Appt, info: 718.478.3848.
3rd Sundays, 2:30-6 pm
-Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc.
& Chhaya CDC, Sen. Peralta, CM
Dromm. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30
pm: Call for appt 718.478.3848.
Free Training and Cash Prizes for
Entrepreneurs: QEDC’s StartUP!
Business Plan Competition is now entering its tenth year! Submit your business
plan to get one of three $10,000 grants for
your startup! Classes:
-All About Business Planning and
Research
-Business Operations & Management
-Creative Sales & Marketing Strategies
-Developing Financial Statements
For more information, visit www.queensny.org/startup
IDNYC Enrollment Age 14+, regardless

of immigration status. Queens
Community House, 108-25 62 Dr, Forest
Hills. Info, Appointments preferred
www.nyc.gov.idnyc, 718.592.5757 x249
or call 311 - Thru Dec 3
ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:
Flushing Town Hall Northern Blvd &
Linden Pl, www.flushingtownhall.org,
718.463.7700.
-Monthly Jazz Clinic (free; 6-7 pm)
and Jam ($10/performers free; 7-10
pm) - Dec 2
-The Great Northeast Cheese Fest
($68/85) - Dec 5, 6-9 pm
-Winter Holiday Festival (M Free, NM
$5) - Dec 6, 1-4 pm
MoMA PS 1 Free Admission For All New
York City Residents For One Year, thru
October 11, 2016
-Greater New York Showcase of emerging artists in NY metropolitan area. - Thru
March 7, 2016
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01
35th Ave, Astoria/LIC, 718.777.6888,
more events: www.movingimage.us.
-Lonely Places: Film Noir and the
American Landscape - Thru Dec 20
-Walkers: Hollywood Afterlives in Art
and Artifact - Thru Apr 10, 2016
-How Cats Took Over the Internet The
history of cats on the internet. Thru Jan 31,
2016.
New York Mets Free Shirt Fridays,
Super Saturdays, Family Sundays.
Season/Partial Plan/Single tix on sale at
Mets.com, 718.507-TIXX.
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.
-Museum of Stones exhibition, 30 artists;
Chinese paintings, objects on loan from
MMA - thru 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-To Jan 12, 2016
-Along the Silk Roads Photography of
Turkey, Uzbekistan, and China.
Thru Dec 15, Godwin-Ternbach
Museum
Queens Theatre Flushing Meadows
Corona Park, www.queenstheatre.org,
718.760.0064.
-A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.
Dec 4-20
-Under The Tangle (8+ yrs) - Dec 5, 2 pm
Queensborough Community College
Performing Arts Ctr., 222-05 56 Avenue
Bayside. Info, tix 718.631.6311,
www.visitqpac.org.
-Oratorio Society of Queens Annual
Holiday Concert ($10, $30, $35) Sing
along to Christmas & Chanukah favorites.
718.279.3006. - Dec 20, 4 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

DINNERS/DANCE/FUNDRAISERS
Italian Charities of America Saturday
Dance ($8/10) Sandwiches, cake, coffee,
tea. 83-20 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst,
718.478.3100 - Dec 5, 8 pm-midnight
HEALTH & SAFETY:
No-Cost Digital Mammograms and
Clinical Breast Exams American-Italian
Cancer Foundation. Women age 40+,
annually. Info and APPOINTMENT near
you (REQUIRED) 877.628.9090, 9 am-
4:30 pm (unless otherwise noted).
QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM:
Many more events daily: visit
www.queenslibrary.org, click on programs; call Central Library
718.990.0700 or individual branches.
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
Broadway Branch
-Toddler Time; Elder Law; Tenants
Rights; Citizenship; Writers’ Workshop
Central Branch
Long Island City Branch 37-44 21 St,
LIC 718.752.3700.
-Teen/Tween Makers; ShapeUP NYC;
STEM Toddler Time; Homework Help;
Job Search Strategies; Online Job Applics;
Cover Letters; High School Equivalency
Exam Screenings.
Steinway Branch
-Family Movie Time: First Thursdays,
5:30-6:45 pm. Dec 3: Lemony Snicket's A
Series of Unfortunate Events
PARKS & RECREATION:
Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-This Week: Toddler Yoga, Tween and
Teen Yoga, Toddler Tales: When Winter
Comes, Science Fair 101: Rainbow
Magic, Nature Tales: Keep Looking,Tasty
Treats for the Animals, Wonderful Winter
Cupcakes: Decorating Workshop for
Tweens & Up.
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:
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’ Disability.
Total income below $50K. Bring: proof
of income, rent, age. Astoria
Restoration Assn, 31-28 Ditmars Blvd,
hrs: M-F, 11 am-4 pm, 718.726.0034.
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)
Queens Community House Caregiver
Support Services 108-25 62nd Dr, Forest
Hills. www.queenscommunityhouse.org.
-Monday & Wednesday evenings,
Tuesday afternoons, Groups meet twice
per month. 718.268.5960 ext 226
-Tuesday afternoons, once per month, in
Russian. 718.592.5757 ext 247
Senior Resource Expo 2015, by Sen.
Sanders No Fee to Set Up a Booth.
Regist. 718.523.3069 -Dec 16, 10 am-2pm
HISTORICAL:
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.
-Yoga at the Castle ($10 per class, incl.
all equipment, mats, blocks, blankets,
straps, bands) - Dec 8, 15, 22, 29
-Candlelight Dinner ($65 per person)
RSVP 718.352.1548. - Dec 13, (cocktails
5-6 pm, wine bar)
Holiday Historic House Tour Learn
about NYC Landmark houses & their
unique histories. Tickets:
www.hhht2015.eventbrite.com or Queens
Historical Society. - Dec 6, 12:30-5 pm
King Manor Museum Presents Diderot
String Quartet King Park, 150-03
Jamaica Ave, Jamaica, 718.206.0545.
Mozart, discuss Dutch holiday history.
Dec 4, 6-7:30 pm
Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery
Holiday Celebration (free adm & parking) The Center at Maple Grove, 127-15
Kew Gardens Rd, Kew Gardens.
Delicious treats & glorious Victorian and
contemporary music. Dramatic presentation of Jacob’s Gift (Jacob Riis) w/
Victorian Christmas Carolers.
Handicapped accessible. Limited seating.
Make reservations: 347.878.6614.
Dec 4, 7 pm
ARTS OTHER:
Afrocolombia Mestizo Dance Company
($37/$40) Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside. Music &
dance - To Dec 13
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
Green Space Presents dance studio, 37-
24 24 St, LIC. Tix at door or
www.GreenSpaceStudio.org door.
-Take Root ($15) w/ Aaron McGloin
Dance & Kathy Orthwein Dance Projects
Dec 4 & 5, 8 pm
-Fertile Ground ($12) New Works
Showcase. - Dec 6, 7 pm
Queensboro Symphony Orchestra
Beethoven’s 7th Symphony, Sibelius
Violin Concerto, more. Mary’s Nativity
Church, 46-02 Parsons Blvd (at Holly
Ave), Flushing - Dec 6, 7 pm

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