2015-12-23 / 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.

GENERAL EVENTS, CLUBS:

Sen Addabbo MetroCard Van Dec.
30:
-Howard Beach Senior Center, 155-
55 Cross Bay Blvd. - 10 am-12 pm
-Broad Channel Library, 16-26 Cross
Bay Blvd. - 1-3 pm
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.

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

LaGuardia Community College 31-10
Thomson Ave, LIC.
-Direct Admission Events at RSVP:
www.laguardia.edu/admissions/directadmit/ or call 718.482.5935
Jan 7-21, 2016, 10 am-1 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.
-Family Program: Shaun the Sheep
Movie Stop-motion animation comedy
Dec 26-Jan 1
-Family Workshop: Claymation
Creatures ($5 per child only)
Dec 26-Jan 1, 1 hr.
-The Hollywood Classics behind
Walkers (Film Series) - Thru Dec 27
-Series: Curators’ Choice survey of
some of the year’s best films (The
Assassin, Cluds of Sils Maria, The
Office, Timbuktu, The Look of Silence,
The Mend, Heart of a Dog) - January 1-
10
-How Cats Took Over the Internet
The history of cats on the internet. Thru
Jan 31, 2016.
-Installation: The World of
Anomalisa,
written by Charlie Kaufman a modernday story about love and alienation
crafted using stop-motion animation.
Dec 18-Mar 27
-Walkers: Hollywood Afterlives in
Art and Artifact - Thru April 10, 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
Resorts World Casino 110-00
Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica.
-New Year’s Eve 2015 at Club 360
Dance performance by Silento.
Dec 31, 8 pm-2 am
Socrates Sculpture Park
32-01 Vernon Blvd. (& Broadway)
LIC, 718.956. 9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
-Exhibition: EAF15, Emerging
Artists Fellowship Exhibition -To
March 13, ‘16
York

DINNERS/DANCE/FUNDRAISERS

Italian Charities New Year’s Eve
Party ($65) The Rainbow Room of
Italian Charities, 83-20 Queens Blvd,
Elmhurst. Incl. dancing, seafood pasta,
pepper steak, chicken Mediterranean
style, eggplant rolatini salad, more;
dessert, coffee, tea, open bar, wine,
soda, hats & noisemakers. Make checks
payable to Italian Charities. RSVP by
Dec 27. Couples & Singles welcomed.
718.478.3100 (10 am-3 pm.)
Dec 31, 8 pm-1 am

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
NY Cares Coat Drive: Donate a Coat
at Queens Library 48 Accepting new
& gently used winter coats. 48 locations
including Central Library, Astoria
Library, Broadway Library, Jackson
Heights Library, Steinway Library &
more. Thru Dec 31
Astoria Branch
-Bilingual Storytime - Dec 23, 30; 11
am
-Community Health Forum, Jan. 7
Broadway Branch
-Free Citizenship Classes register
w/copy Green Card, call branch.
Dec 23, 11am-2 pm
-This Week: Winter Solstice
Celebration; Family Film, New Year’s
Eve Eve Celebration; Tot Hop; Make
Space: Stop-Motion Animation; Full
Circle Writer’s Workshop
Jackson Heights

-Teen Movie: Jurassic World
Dec 29, 3:30-5 pm
Long Island City Branch
-Upcoming next two weeks: STEM
(science, technology, engineering,
math) Toddler Time; Minecraft; Chess
Club for Kids (trategy, patience, focus,
and anticipating and understanding the
consequences of actions; Sports Talk;
Draw Manga; Hip Hop: World Premier
Screening of The Lost Tribe of QB
(Queensbridge).
Steinway Branch
-Holiday Movie: Polar Express
Dec 26, 2-4 pm
-Book Discussion Group: The Dante
Club by Matthew Pearl, murder mystery
set in Civil War era - Dec 28, 6:30-7:30
pm

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: Winter Wildlife, Animal
Care Club
Queens County Farm Museum 73-50
Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Pk.
-Holiday Open House (free) Adriance
Farmhouse, mulled cider & tours of the
decorated farmhouse. Kids crafts all
afternoon. Info: 718.347.3276.
Dec 26, 27, 28; 12-4 pm
Voelker Orth Museum 149-19 38th
Ave, Flushing.
-Victorian Crafts & Cocoa Make
Victorian-style New Year’s noisemakers
as a family activity - Dec 29, 11 am-1
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

HEALTH & SAFETY:

Samuel Field YM-YMHA ($5 per family) Little Neck Site, 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck.
Weekday programs for preschool children (ages 3-5) w/ developmental disabilities & their families. Snacks
served. Programs are ongoing & may be
joined at any time. Info & RSVP:
718.423.6111 ext 242.
-Gym And Creative Exploration -
Mon & Weds, 3-4:30 pm
-Holiday Party - Dec 29, 1-2:30 pm

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 29

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
Secret Theatre’s Academy of
Dramatic Arts (STADA) Secret
Theatre, 44-02 23rd St, LIC. For children & teenagers. Free class in January:
One free class any Saturday bet. Jan 9-
30. Next semester : Feb 6 thru June 29.
All regular classes culminate w/ final
showcase. Info: classes@secrettheatre.com, 718.392.0722.

ONGOING; ORGANIZATIONS

(* = newly added listings)

COMMUNITY MEETINGS CLUBS

Angelo Graci Republican Club
Community Center of Christ Lutheran
Church, 101-18 101st Ave, Ozone
Park.
Every 4th Tues, not Jul, Aug, Dec)
Environmental Protection Weekly
Pipeline Newsletter accepts
announcements, feedback, suggestions newsletter@dep.nyc.gov.
Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens 29-21 21
Ave, Astoria, 718.204.2444,
www.italianfederation.com.
FDNY free fire safety presentations
Minimum two weeks notice required
718.281.3870.
Queens Best Toastmasters Club
Public Speaking / Effective

Communication. Elmhurst Hospital,
Conference Rm. A-1-15, 79-01
Broadway. Every Sat, 10 am
Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce
Luncheons Every 2nd Tues, 12:30
pm.Locations to be determined:
www.sunnyside-chamber.org
United Forties Civic Assn. 43-22
50th Street, Woodside. Every 1st
Thurs., 7 pm
VFW Post 4787 monthly meeting 19-
12 149 St, Whitestone. Every 2nd Mon,
8 pm
VFW, John V. Daniels Jr. Post 2813
montly meeting NEW address: 47-53
43 St, Woodside, 718.335.0700. Every
3rd Saturday, 2 pm.
Vietnam Veterans of America,
Queens Chapter 32 New location:
19-12 149 St, Whitestone, 11357,
718.746.3160 (previously at 88-61
76 Ave, Glendale).

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. & PCT.

108th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. Sunnyside Community Svcs.,
43-31 39 St, ground fl., Sunnyside.
Every last Tues, 7pm
110th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. VFW 150, 51-11 108 St,
Corona, info 718.476.9310. Every
2nd Thurs, 7 pm
112th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. 68-40 Austin St, Forest Hills.
Every 3rd Weds, 7:30 pm
114th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01
24th Ave, LIC. Every 4th Tues, 7 pm
Community Bd. 1 Mtg. Astoria
World Manor. Info 718-626-1021.
Every 3rd Tues.
Community Bd. 2 Mtg. Community
Bd. 2 Mtg. Info:
www.cb2queens.org.org,
718.533.8773. 1st Thurs, 7 pm
Community Bd. 3 Board Mtg.
718.458.2707, www.cb3qn.nyc.gov.
Every 3rd Thurs 7:45 pm
Community Bd. 4 Mtg. VFW Post
150, 51-11 108 St, Corona,
718.760.3141. Every 2nd Tues, 7:30
pm
Community Bd. 5 Mtg: Christ the
King H.S. Cafeteria, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village, 1st
Weds Every other month, 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew
Gardens Community Center, 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd, Ste. 202. Info
718.263.9250, Every 4th Weds, 9:30
am
Community Bd. 7 Mtg.
718.359.2800. Every 2nd Mon, 7 pm
Community Bd. 9 Mtg. For location
call 718.286.2686 • Every 2nd Tues,
7:45 pm
Comm. Educ. Council 24 Mtg. Info.
718.418.8160, Glendale. Every 4th
Tues. location TBA. 7 pm
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Mtg.
30-48 Linden Pl., Rm. 407, Flushing,
or P.S. 91 Rm 119, 68-10 Central Ave,

Glendale. Confirm 718.281.3786.
Every 1st Weds, 7 pm (Tentative location, Please Call)
Comm. Dist. Ed. Council 26 M.S.
67, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy, Room
B44A, Little Neck. Info
718.631.6927, Bayside (meets monthly, call for info).

GENERAL INTEREST

ACQC For Undocumented
Immigrants (Advocacy Ctr. of Qns
Cty) Receive a Soc. Sec. Card
through the DACA, Legal, Housing,
Health Educ., Mental Health,
Education, Case Mgmt., Food &
Nutrition and Syringe Exchange.
Main site 161-21 Jamaica Ave., 6th
Fl, Jamaica, 718-896-2500, (also in
Woodside & Far Rockaway.)
AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening,
support. www.americaworks.com, 212.
599.5627. Also in Jamaica and Far
Rockaway
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535,
animalscanttalk@aol.com
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, Atlas Park, 80-36,
Cooper Ave., 718.326.6070,
www.bobbiandthe strays.org
/Adopt.aspx.
-Kitty Karetakers of Queens
Astoria, Long Island City, Sunnyside,
Woodside: 718.670.7221
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
www.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Business Assistance Calendar For
business owners seeking assistance in
skills. www.queensbp.org.
Earth Day NYS DEC new user-friendly website navigation by topic: Outdoor
Recreation; Animals, Plants, Aquatic
Life; Chemical and Pollution Control;
Lands and Waters; Education; Energy;
Permits and Licenses; Public
Involvement and News; Regulations
and Enforcement; Publications, Forms,
Maps, etc. Info visit www.dec.ny.gov
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848
x11 Thurs 9:30 am-noon (ID
required)
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food
only, photo ID. Basement Rectory,
35-20 Greenpoint Ave, LIC,
718.729.8957. Thurs 10:30 am- noon,
Sat 1:30-3 pm
-St. Teresa 50-20 45 St, Woodside,
info 718.784.2123 x22 • Tues, 6-7pm
(Photo ID Required)
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The
#2 cancer killer. Age 50+, once a
decade. Info for screening American
Cancer Soc 800.227.2345.
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc.
& Chhaya CDC, Sponsored by Sen.

Peralta, CM Dromm. 37-43 77 St,
Jackson Hts, 2nd Floor. Every 2nd
Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: Call for appt
718.478.3848.
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings
3rd Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-
33A Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
718.651.1917.
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands of jobs on construction projects
by Gov. Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/
jobs/regional.shtm.
NYC CERT: Community Emergency
Response Team 10-week training prog ram.
www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/get_ invol
ved/cert.shtml.
NYC Recovers: Work Progress
Program Qualified service providers
needed to deliver program. Program
reimburses wages paid to hurricaneaffected residents age 16+. Visit
www.nyc.gov, NYC Recovers: Work
Progress link.
Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA) Can help get noncustodial parents’ child support, help locate them,
paternity, court orders, medical support,
collection & medicaid. 32-20 Northern
Blvd, 6th Fl. (Honeywell St. entrance),
718.784.6979.
Riders Alliance Organizing mass transit riders for affordable fares, service
restoration, general improvements.
www.ridersny.org.
Queens Econ. Devel. Corp. Resources
for small business owners, entrepreneurs, General Queens events. Info
718.263.0546, www.queensny.
org/qedc/
Sunnyside Community Svcs.
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications. 718.784.6173 x110.
-Free training to be Home Health Aide,
job placement. 718.784.6160 x338.
Volunteer Opportunities:
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc.
Info 718.2611092 x5523.
-Helping Hands for the Disabled:
Be a Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours
w/ a disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
-Public Benefit Counselor Volunteers
age 55+, 212.614.5412, www.cssny.org
Thursday Workshop for Latinas In
Spanish; Info on health & safety
issues for immigrant Latinas:
HIV/AIDS, Domestic Violence,
Substance Abuse, Sexuality,
Depression, Self Esteem. Voces
Latinas office, 37-63 83 St., Suite 1B,
Jackson Hts - Thurs, noon - 2 pm
Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Adult Protective Svcs. For 18 years or
older, mentally/physically impaired;
abused, neglected or exploited. Call
311; 212.630.1853 or
www.a069apscris.nyc.gov/cris.

Al-Anon 21-64 41 St, Astoria,
718.728.2948. Check nycalanon.org
for events.
Co-Dependents Anonymous,
Women
85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park,
718.805.1032. Fridays, 10 - 11:45 am
Domestic Violence 37-63 76 St,
Jackson Heights, 718.639.8370,
AmericanFamily.com
Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be
a Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a
disabled person. 718.639.8893
(Every 3rd Sat)
HANAC Western Queens
Caregivers Network For those caring
for Alzheimer’s, dementia, chronic
illness patients. Support, counseling,
info, referrals. 718.777.6941.
Jackson Heights Al-Anon At St.
Mark’s Episcopal Church, 82 St & 34
Ave, 1st Floor, Parish House,
718.457.1511 - Tuesdays, 8:30 pm
Jovenes (Youth) AA (Spanish Only)
www.jovenesqueensaa.com. 102- 08
Northern Blvd, Corona. Open 24 hrs,
7 days a week. 718.426.7467
Lexington Hearing & Speech
Center
Hearing testing, infants to seniors,
www.lexnyc.org, 718.350.3171.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental
Illness of Queens/Nassau)
Zucker Hillside Hosp., Sloman Aud.,
266 St & 76 Ave, Glen Oaks,
718.347.7284. Check full list of groups
at www.namiqn.org
Narcotics Anonymous
www.westernqueensna.org,
718.962.6244
OCA 85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, www.
obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.org,
917.443.0355. Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous 167-07 35th
Ave, 2nd Fl., Flushing
www.queensoa.org
42-11 155 St, Flushing.
718.279.1046. Tuesdays
Queens Community House
Caregiver Support Groups:
-1st & 3rd Mondays, 6-7:30 pm info
& reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd, #202, Kew
Gardens.
-2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 1-2:30 pm, info
& reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd, #202, Kew
Gardens.
-1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm,
info & reg: 718.592-5757 x230, 108-
25 62 Dr, Forest Hills.
-Russian Caregiver Education Group
Last Thursday each month, info &
reg: 718.592-5757 x247, 108-25 62
Dr, Forest Hills.
Queens Counseling Svcs. of
Foundation for Religion and Mental
Health 43-43 Bowne St, 1st fl.,
Flushing, 718.461.6393 and
516.547.4318
Samuel Field Y 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org. Programs: Adult Ctr.,
Afterschool, learning disabled, sin-

gles, 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.

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