2016-03-09 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts

Dates & times are subject to change. To list your event, send info to qgazette@aol.com, or 42-16 34th Ave, Astoria 11101, TWO weeks prior to the event.

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

NYC Parks Summer Camp
Registration is Open Mar 4- 13
[Camp Session: July 5 - August 19]
$500/$575 per child, ages 6-13
104th Precinct Community Council
Mtg IS 77, 976 Seneca Ave.,
Ridgewood. Info: 104pcc.org or
718.386.2431.
Mar 15, 7:30 pm
CB 1 Full Board Mtg Astoria World
Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd, Astoria.
Renovations to Steinway Street
Library, DCA. Info: email
qn101@cb.nyc.gov or 718.626.1021.
- Mar 15, 7 pm
CB 5 Public Hearing and Mtg
Christ the King High School, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village.
718.366.1834. - Mar 9, 7:30 pm
CB 6 Mtg Kew Gardens Comm. Cntr
80-02 Kew Gardens Rd, Suite 202,
Kew Gardens. - Mar 9, 7:45 pm
CB 7 Mtg Union Plaza Care Cntr,
33-23 Union St., Flushing. - Mar 14,
7 pm
BP Katz Events All at Queens
Borough Hall ( unless otherwise
noted), 120-55 Queens Blvd, Kew
Gardens.
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing
Mar 10, 10:30 am
- Greek Independence Day
Celebration Stathakion Cntr, 22-51
29th St, Astoria. RSVP:
rsvp@queensbp.org; incl “Greek” in
subject line. - Mar 11, 6 pm
-Queens Borough Board Mtg
Mar 14, 5:30 pm
-Night Market Business Seminar
Session II: Marketing 101 & Social
Media Marketing (pre-reg req’d) -
Mar 15, 6 pm
-Queens Borough Cabinet Mtg
Mar 15, 9:30 am
Bella Italia Mia ($ 5m/ $ 7nm)
Christ the King HS, 68- 02
Metropolitan Ave, 3rd Floor, Door
10, Middle Village - (doors open
noon, social time: Music, dancing,
refreshments) Last meeting will be
held March of 2016. Info 718-426-
1240.
Brownfield Cleanup Program Site:
Queens Plaza Residential
Development - Site C, DEC Site #
C241169, address: Formerly known
as West St., LIC. Public invited to
comment. Info: www.dec. ny. gov.
Project documents avail. at Queens
Library, Court Square Branch, attn:
Allison McKenna- Miller, 25- 01
Jackson Ave, LIC. 718.937.2790.
45 days thru Mar 24
NYC Pride Parade Announced

Info: nyc.pride.org. - June 19-26
QEDCInfo
www.queensny.org/qedc/business/events/ TO RSVP FOR EVENTS
- First Time Investor Program
(free) Qualified applicants receive a
matching $750 grant to invest. The
Entrepreneur Space, 36-46 37th St,
Long Island City. Mar 15, 6:30-8:30
pm
- Women’s Power Networking
Breakfast: Taking Your Food
Business to the Next Level 120-55
Queens Blvd., Room 200, Kew Gdns
- Mar 24, 8:30 am

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall 137- 35
Northern Blvd, Flushing
- Nai- Ni Chen Dance Company:
CrossCurrent III - Mar 13, 12:30-4
pm
Louis Armstrong House (40 min.
tours $10/$7/free under 4 yrs) 34-56
107 St, Corona, group rates:
718.478.8274. www.LouisArmstrong
House.org.
-On Exhibit: Hotter Than That - 90
Years of Louis Armstrong and His
Hot Five - Thru October
Museum of the Moving Image 36-
01 35th Ave, Astoria/ LIC,
718.777.6888, more events:
www.movingimage.us.
- Saving Jamaica Bay A
Documentary Film at Queens
World Film Festival Mar 17, 8 pm
- Installation: The World of
Anomalisa,
written by Charlie Kaufman a modern day story about love and alienation crafted using stop-motion animation. Thru Mar 27
-Walkers: Hollywood Afterlives in
Art and Artifact - Thru April 10,
2016
New York Mets/Citi Field Events
Free Shirt Fridays, Super Saturdays,
Family Sundays. Season/ Partial
Plan/Single tix on sale at Mets.com,
718.507-TIXX.
- Mets Anthem Tryouts 2016
Anthem Search (All ages, 18 and
under must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian) Press
Conference Rm, Hodges VIP
Entrance, First base side of Citi
Field. Winner to perform National
Anthem on Tuesday, August 2 during
Subway series. First 100 contestants
guaranteed an audition to sing a song
of their choice a cappella excluding
the National Anthem. Celebrity
judges: Skeery Jones (z100’s Elvis
Duran and the Morning Show radio
personality), John Muller ( Emmy
Award-winning journalist and anchor
of the PIX11 News at 5 and 10), Judy
Kuhn (Tony Award nominated singer
and actress, Fun Home) - Mar 22, 10
am-2 pm.

-Zac Brown Band Performance At
Citi Field Drake White & The Big
Fire to open. Tix on sale Mar 11, 10
am online at mets.com/zbb &
718.507.TIXX.
- Aug 19.
-[upcoming: Beyonce Jun 7 & 8;
Dead & Company - Jun 25 & 26]
-NY Triathlon Expo ’16 (All-access
pass incl. parking $55/$65 at door)
Citi Field (inside the Caesar ’s Club)
Seminars, workshops, competitions,
scavenger hunt, swag bag, and more.
Register:
http://www.nytriexpo.com/registration. Mar 19, 10 am-6 pm
Museum Moving Image 35 Ave &
36 St, Astoria, 718.784.0077,
718.777.6800,
www.movingimage.us.
Highlights (see website for more)
- ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities
Film Festival ( Locations also
include Central Queens Y and
Queens Historical Society.
Kingsland). Festival dedicated to
promoting awareness and appreciation of people with disabilities.
Details TBD on website:
newyork.reelabilities.org.
- Mar 12 & 13 Screenings at MMI
-See it Big! Jack Fisk Celebrates
production designer & art director w/
screenings of various movies incl.
Mulholland Drive, Badlands, There
Will Be Blood & many more - Mar
11-Apr 1
MoMA PS1
-Cao Fei - April thru August 2016
-Vito Acconci: Where We Are Now
(Who Are We Anyway?), 1976 -
May 29
Noguchi Museum ($10/ $5 seniors,
student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC public
H. S. ID) 9- 01 33 Rd, LIC,
718.204.7088, www.noguchi.org.
-Design into Art: Highlights from the
Collection - To Jan 8, 2017
-Tina Barney and Stephen Shore: A
Portrait of the Noguchi Museum.
To Jan 8, 2017
- Isamu Noguchi: Functional
Ceramics Jan 27- July 24
-Free First Friday: free admission
and tours in English and Japanese at
2 pm.
Queens College Chamber Music
Live ($ 100 for eight concerts)
LeFrak Concert Hall, Queens
College. 718.997.3800 or email
jane.cho@qc.cuny.edu to register.
Fridays at 10 am, thru May 13,
Queens Council on the Arts
- Celebrating Queens Women
Artists: An Enchanted Goddess
Revue Queens Council on the Arts,
37- 11 35th Ave, Astoria. Female
poets, writers and musicians share &
collaborate on the spot. Audience
invited to share also. Broadcast on
Queens Public TV. RSVP:
www.queenscouncilarts.org/ calendar. Mar 11, 6:30-9 pm

Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592. 9700, www.queensmuseum.org.
Queens Museum
- Catalyst: New Projects -
EXTENDED: to Mar 13
-“welcome to what we took from is
the state” Community Partnership
Exhibition - Mar 8 - Apr 2; Opening
Reception: Mar 12, 4-6 pm
- Second Sundays for Families:
Map- making Magic! Concert by
Face the Music youth orchestra at 2
pm and exhibition tours on the hour.
Mar 13, 1:30-4:30 pm
- Bearing Witness: Drawings by
William Gropper - Thru July 31
Resorts World Casino 110- 100
Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica.
- Busta Rhymes & Jadakiss in
Concert Mar 12, 8 pm
York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd, Jamaica, 718-262-2000
-Snarky Puppy, Tickets on sale now
($20/$25/$30) Bassin Arts Center.
May 3, 7 pm
Queens World Film Festival
-Opening Night ($10 Incl. reception
& party) Museum of Moving Image.
Tix/Info:
queensworldfilmfestival.com/events/
2016/. - Mar 15, 7 pm VIP Pre-
Screening; 8 pm Screening w/
Melvin Van Peebles 2016 Spirit of
Queens Honoree.
(Opening Night Party to follow at
Studio Square; 10 pm-2 am)
-Spirit of Queens Screening/Melvin
Van Peebles Sweet Sweetback’s
Baadasssss Song and Q&A w/ MVP
and Warrington Hudlin MMI. -
Mar 16, 7 pm
- IndieCollect Tribute to
Smithereens and Susan Seidelman
MMI. - Mar 19, 7 pm
Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St, LIC.
info@secrettheatre.com,
718.392.0722.
-Seeks full-length dramatic, comedic
and musical works for alternate
Fringe style festival opening August
8th. [Unfringed 2016, 4th Annual
New Play Festival w/ $500 prize -
Aug 8 thru 28]

DINNERS/ DANCES/ FUNDRAISERS

Greater Queens Chapter of The
Links 20th Anniversary ($ 65)
Jamaica Performing Arts Ctr., 153-
10 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica. Celebrates
distinguished women who made a
difference in African American communities and diaspora. Info & tix
www.greaterqueenslinks.org. March
13
Italian Charities of America 83-20
Queens Blvd., Elmhurst 718- 478-
3100.
- Saturday Night Dances ($ 10/ 8)
Sandwiches, cake, coffee, tea.
Mar 5 & 19, 8 to midnight
Noshwalks www.noshwalks.com

- South Asian Jackson Heights.
South Asia and the Himalayas,
Afghan appetizer, food truck specialties, & possibly Tibetan momo/butter
tea. - Mar 13
-Astoria Brazil, Venezuela, Albania,
Greece, Northern Africa, Middle
East and Chile - Mar 19
Panmacedonian Studies Ctr.
Dinner Honoring Dimitrios
Bozirikidis to air on QPTV. Four
Points Hotel by Sheraton, 27-05 39
Ave, LIC. RSVP 718.728.5656,
917.731.4178. Mar. 13, 5-9 pm
Queens Chamber of Commerce St.
Patrick’s Day Annual Luncheon w/
Keynote Speaker NYPC Com.
William J Bratton Terrace on the
Park, 52- 11 111th St, Flushing
Meadow Corona Park.
Registration/Sponsorship:
718.898.8500 ext 123 or
sganosis@queenschamber.org.
- Mar 15, 11:30 am registration &
networking; 12 pm luncheon & program Queens College Annual Golf
Harbor Links, Port Washington. Info
www.qcgolfhof.com - Oct 14, 12 pm
start, 6 pm Cocktail hour

HEALTH:

Mount Sinai Queens
- Blood Pressure Screening
Immaculate Conception Church, 21-
47 29th St., Astoria - Mar 9, 10:30
am
- Blood Pressure Screening
Catherine Sheridan Senior Cntr, 35-
24 83rd St, Jackson Hts. - Mar 16, 9
am
-Stroke Education and Support Mt.
Sinai Queens Administrative Annex.
Thru Apr 26
NAMI Queens/ Nassau Zucker
Hillside Hospital Sloman
Auditorium, 266th St & 76th Ave,
Glen Oaks. Info: namiqn.org or
718.347.7284 / 516.326.0797.
-Working Together to Make Our
Voice Heard in Albany and
Washington
Mar 16, 7: 30 pm, ( Caring and
Sharing 6 pm)
Samuel Field Y and Central
Queens Y’s Sixth Annual Business
Council Breakfast Vivaldi
Ristorante, 201- 10 Cross Island
Pkwy, Bayside. Networking and
breakfast w/ business leaders.
Reserve tix & journal and sponsorship opportunities at 718.225.6750
ext 238 or jryan@sfy.org. - Mar 16,
9-11 am

SCHOOL/CLASSES/KIDS/PETS

Bayside HS 80th Birthday Bash
June 11, 5-9 pm, on South Lawn, for
all graduating classes & Bayside
community; June 10: tours, yearbook
viewing, guest spkrs, student-written
production of SING. Sponsors welcome.

Info 718.229.7600 x3531
Millennium Basketball League
Recruitment Girls and boys age 8 to
17, NYC Parks’ Millennium
Basketball Winter League, Junior
Knicks League, nyc.gov/parks search
for “Millennium Basketball - To Apr.
30
NYS Safe Boating Class ($65, incl.
learning materials) Flotilla, 12-01
Fort Totten, Bayside. 1 day, 8 hour
boating safety course taught by qualified U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
instructors. Pre- reg req’d. Info:
347.336.5866.
Mar 19, 8:45 am-4:45 pm
PS 91’s 100th Anniversary ($45
incl. tours & entertainment, 21 &
over) P.S. 91, 68-10 Central Ave,
Glendale. Info: 100thanniversary91@gmail.com. Donation of
merchandise, gift certificate or services used for a raffle. [Deadline for
purchasing tickets & donations Mar
18]. Apr 16, 2:30 pm; Dinner/dance
w/ full buffet & music, 5-8 pm.
Sunnyside Community Svcs’ FREE
Pre-K Accepting Applications NOW,
children born in 2012. Classes start
Sept, 2016. Info, applic
718.784.6173 x410, email
prek@scsny.org. 39-01 Qns Blvd.

HISTORICAL

King Manor Museum
- Talking about History:
Commercial Brewing in the 18th &
19th Centuries (free) RSVP: programs@kingmanor.org. Mar 12, 4 pm
Queens Cool Uncovered by BQE
Tours ($65) Explore LIC. 3 hrs, Tix,
info:
www.zerve.com/BQEtours/LICool.
Mar 13; 1:30 pm
Queens Historical Society
Kingsland Homestead, 143- 35 37
Ave, Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
($5/8 all lectures/events)
-Reelabilities Film Festival ft. films
written, directed and/or about people
living with various abilities and disabilities. Two films to be screened at
Kingsland Homestead Mar 12 & 13,
followed by a guest speaker (further
info TBA on website)
Voelker Orth Museum, Bird
Sanctuary, Victorian Garden
149- 19 38 Ave, Flushing,
718.359.6227, www.vomuseum.org.
-Essence of Queens: Photography
by Carlos Esguerra - To May 8.

ARTS OTHER:

25th Annual Putnam County
Spelling Bee ($ 18/$ 20) Marathon
Little Theater, 245- 37 60th Ave,
Douglaston. Tix/info: marathonlittletheater@gmail.com or
917.647.7526. - Wknds, Mar 5-20
Boda Mexicana-Mexican Wedding
w/ Calpulli Mexican Dance

Company ($37/$40) Thalia Spanish
Theatre, 41- 17 Greenpoint Ave,
Sunnyside. www.thaliatheatre.org.
718.729.3880.
Mar 4-30
CeramicPaintingClasses.com 27-14
23rd Ave., Astoria. Book your spot &
info: 718.433.6288,
Ceramiccreationsbypaulinezammit.com.
-BunnyKid Workshop #2 ($25 per
child, incl. pizza & soda) Paint a
bunny or duck kid. - Mar 12, 8-11
pm
-Kids Painting Workshop #1 ($20
per child, incl. pizza & juice) - Mar
16, 3-6 pm
- Open Ceramic Classes ($ 15,
Adults & children under 12) Bring
your own beer or wine. Snacks will
be provided.
-Wednesdays, 3-6 pm & 7-10 pm;
Fridays, 3-6 pm, 8-11 pm; Saturdays
(Adults only; bisque sold separately;
byob, snacks provided) 9 pm-12 am
- Ladies Paint Nite Out ($ 15)
Saturday, TBA. Check website for
upcoming events.
Hairspray Theatre By The Bay
($ 20/$ 22) Bay Terrace Garden
Jewish Cntr, 13- 00 209th St,
Bayside. Info/ reservations:
718.428.6363 or www.theatrebythebayny.com. - Mar 5-20
Max Tzinman’s Wasteland Atlantic
Gallery, 548 W 28th Street, Suite
540, New York. - Mar 22 thru Apr 16
Improv Opportunities at QED
-Short Form for Long Formers -
Mar 12, 12 pm
-Using Improv to Strengthen Your
Presentation Skills - Mar 13, 12 pm
-Intro to Improv - Mar 26, 2 pm
Fisher Landau Center for Art 38-
27 30 St, LIC, 718.937.0727,
www.flcart.org.
- Legacy: Selections from Emily
Fisher Landau’s Gift to the Whitney
Museum, 1st Floor - thru Mar. 28
-Altered Appearances. Photography
exhibit. 2nd & 3rd Floors - thru Mar.
28
2016 North America Travel Show
(free) Mudan Banquet Hall, 136-17
39th Ave, 2nd Fl, Flushing. How to
plan your next getaway, tour
coupons, hotel and air ticket raffles,
& more. - Mar 13, 12:30-4 pm

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Many more events daily: visit
www.queenslibrary.org, click on programs; call Central Library
718.990.0700 or individual branches. -Free tax-preparation assistance at
participating libraries from January
to April
If your income was under $62,000
in 2015, you qualify to e-file your
taxes at no cost.
- FREE Universal Pre- K at
Ravenswood in Long Island City

Outstanding pre-K education from 8
am - 2:30 pm; free nutritious lunches
and snacks; highly-qualified staff.
- Register for the STACKS
Afterschool Program Ages 6-14; for
info: amanda.aponte@queenslibrary.org
-Astoria Branch:
-Intro courses in computers; Pre-
Register ( 718) 278- 2220: Email,
resumes, cover letters, beginners’
Microsoft Word (documents), Power
Point, online job applications - Thru
March. Then, intermediate courses.
-Flushing Branch
-Queens Library at Flushing, 41-17
Main Street, 3rd Fl. RSVP:
718.939.0195.
-Hate Crimes Forum - Mar 10, 6 pm
- Queens Library and Museum of
Chinese in America present Living
Memory: The Culture and Heritage
of Chinese New Yorkers ( free)
Queens Library at Flushing, 41-17
Main St, Kissena Blvd. Oral history
interview with Zhang Hongtu &
panel discussion with CM Peter Koo,
more. Info: www.queensmemory.org.
Tix: livingmemory.eventbrite.com -
Mar 14, 6 pm
-Long Island City Branch:
-High School Diploma Info 718-752-
3723.10-11 am, most mornings thru
June.
- Blood Pressure Screenings;
Homework Help; Basic Excel (computer bookkeeping program); Jobs:
Skills Identification, Cover Letters
& Resumes; Beginners’ Email;
Minecraft Club; Yoga for Teens;
ShapeUp NYC: Cardio Sculpt;
STEM (science, tech, engin., math)
Toddler Time; more

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
( APEC) Pre- register for ALL
events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
- Register for Summer Programs
(ages 18 mos-13 yrs) Pre-registration
req’d APEC website or
tinyurl.com/m4hmhp7for
July/August weekly programs starts
March 8, 1 pm.
-This Week: Sushi Rolling Demo;
Bear Necessities; Tasty Treats for the
Animals: Turtle Tacos; Adventure
Time: March Into Spring.
-Queens County Bird Club presents Ornithological Fieldwork in
the Highlands of Papua New
Guinea (free; lt. refreshments) by
Paul Sweet Info www.qcbirdclub.org
- Mar 16, 8 pm

FREE SERVICES:

CM Dromm:
-Free Community Legal Services
Appointments 718-803-6373, 37-32
75 St., First Floor, Jackson Heights -

Wednesdays betw. 5 & 8 pm
- Free Citizenship Classes
Registration take place Emerald Isle
Immigration Ctr, 59- 26 Woodside
Ave. 2nd floor, Woodside, More Info
call/text 646-545-7214 - Mon, Tues,
6 - 9 pm
-Free English Classes for Adults
Queens Community House, 108-25
62 Dr., Forest Hills. Info 718-592-
5757 ext. 216
-Free Housing Legal Services For
Corona, Corona Heights, Elmhurst,
Lefrak City Facing eviction, need
repairs, roommate issue, Call 718-
316-9993 AAFE Jackson Heights 93-
03 Roosevelt Ave, 2R, Jackson
Heights.
- Free Services: Immigration /
Naturalization, Senior Benefits,
Community Health Advocate,
Jackson Heights Office 93- 03
Roosevelt Ave 2R, Jackson Heights;
Flushing Office 133- 04 39 Ave.,
Flushing
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: By appt. 718.478.3848.

SENIORS

Queens AARP Chorus Clearview
Self- Help Ctr, 208- 11 26th Ave,
Bayside. Looking for retired people
who love to sing. No auditions necessary. Email:
joroosume@verizon.net. Meets
every Friday, 1 pm

STREET FAIRS/FLEA MARKETS

Italian Charities of America Flea
Market Food and beverages.
Vendors: $25 per table, incl. food
and beverages. 83-20 Queens Blvd,
Elmhurst. - 83- 20 Queens Blvd,
Elmhurst.
Mar 12, 9 am-4 pm

ONGOING EVENTS; ORGANIZATIONS

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, Educ., Precinct Boards:

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.
Info: www.cb2queens.org. org,
718.533.8773. 1st Thurs, 7 pm
Community Bd. 3 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 amnoon, 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.
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.
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_involved/cert.shtml.
NYC Recovers: Work Progress
Program Qualified service providers
needed to deliver program. Program
reimburses wages paid to hurricane-affected residents age 16+. Visit
www.nyc.gov, NYC Recovers: Work
Progress link.
Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA) Can help get noncustodial
parents’ child support, help locate
them, paternity, court orders, medical support, collection & medicaid.
32- 20 Northern Blvd, 6th Fl.
( Honeywell St. entrance),
718.784.6979.
Riders Alliance Organizing mass
transit riders for affordable fares,
service restoration, general improvements. www.ridersny.org.
Queens Econ. Devel. Corp.
Resources for small business owners,
entrepreneurs, General Queens
events. Info 718.263.0546,
www.queensny.org/qedc/
Sunnyside Community Svcs.
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications. 718.784.6173 x110.
-Free training to be Home Health
Aide, job placement. 718.784.6160
x338.
Volunteer Opportunities:
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc.
Info 718.2611092 x5523.
-Helping Hands for the Disabled:

Be a Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours
w/ a disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
- Public Benefit Counselor
Volunteers age 55+, 212.614.5412,
www.cssny.org
Thursday Workshop for Latinas In
Spanish; Info on health & safety
issues for immigrant Latinas:
HIV/ AIDS, Domestic Violence,
Substance Abuse, Sexuality,
Depression, Self Esteem. Voces
Latinas office, 37-63 83 St., Suite
1B, Jackson Hts - Thurs, noon - 2 pm
Workforce 1 Career Center,
Queens
168- 25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl.,
Jamaica, 718.557.6755,
www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

Support Groups:

Adult Protective Svcs. For 18 years
or older, mentally/ physically
impaired; abused, neglected or
exploited. Call 311; 212.630.1853 or
www.a069apscris.nyc.gov/cris.
Al- Anon 21- 64 41 St, Astoria,
718.728.2948. Check nycalanon.org
for events.
Co- Dependents Anonymous,
Women
85- 18 61 Rd, Rego Park,
718.805.1032. Fridays, 10 - 11:45
am
Domestic Violence 37- 63 76 St,
Jackson Heights, 718.639.8370,
AmericanFamily.com
Helping Hands for the Disabled:
Be a Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours
w/ a disabled person. 718.639.8893
(Every 3rd Sat)
HANAC Western Queens
Caregivers Network For those caring for Alzheimer ’s, dementia,
chronic illness patients. Support,
counseling, info, referrals.
718.777.6941.
Jackson Heights Al-Anon At St.
Mark’s Episcopal Church, 82 St & 34
Ave, 1st Floor, Parish House,
718.457.1511 - Tuesdays, 8:30 pm
Jovenes (Youth) AA (Spanish Only)
www.jovenesqueensaa.com. 102- 08
Northern Blvd, Corona. Open 24 hrs,
7 days a week. 718.426.7467
Lexington Hearing & Speech
Center
Hearing testing, infants to seniors,
www.lexnyc.org, 718.350.3171.
NAMI ( National Alliance on
Mental Illness of Queens/Nassau)
Zucker Hillside Hosp., Sloman Aud.,
266 St & 76 Ave, Glen Oaks,
718.347.7284. Check full list of
groups at www.namiqn.org
Narcotics Anonymous
www.westernqueensna.org,
718.962.6244
OCA 85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, www.
obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.org,
917.443.0355. Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous 167-07 35th

Ave, 2nd Fl., Flushing
www.queensoa.org
42- 11 155 St, Flushing.
718.279.1046. Tuesdays
Queens Community House
Caregiver Support Groups:
-1st & 3rd Mondays, 6-7:30 pm info
& reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd, # 202, Kew
Gardens.
-2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 1-2:30 pm,
info & reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-
02 Kew Gardens Rd, # 202, Kew
Gardens.
-1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm,
info & reg: 718.592-5757 x230, 108-
25 62 Dr, Forest Hills.
-Russian Caregiver Education Group
Last Thursday each month, info &
reg: 718.592-5757 x247, 108-25 62
Dr, Forest Hills.
Queens Counseling Svcs. of
Foundation for Religion and
Mental Health 43-43 Bowne St, 1st
fl., Flushing, 718.461.6393 and
516.547.4318
Samuel Field Y 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org. Programs: Adult Ctr.,
Afterschool, learning disabled, singles, parents, space for parties.
-Early Stage Dementia Care program: Support group, word games,
exercise, current events, music, trips
- Tues & Thurs, 10 am- 2 pm;
Caregiver support for spouses, Weds;
Adult child group Tues. Info
718.225.6750x331 or x243
-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
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/godwinternbach/.

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

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.

Queens Library System:
Call 718.990.0700, or visit
www.queenslibrary.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 preregister; 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
recess, birthday 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/treescou
ntM
ay 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 Centers:

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

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 longterm 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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