2016-04-27 / 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:

CM Dromm Free Community Legal
Services w/ CUNY School of Law. 37-32
75 St, 1st Fl, Jackson Hts. By
Appointment 718.803.6373.
Wednesdays, 5-8 pm
Free Legal Advice Event Sponsored by
Senator Addabbo & NYLAG Mobile
Legal Help Center. Outside Little Dolphin
School, 107-01 Cross Bay Blvd, Ozone
Park. Advice on a wide range of civil
issues: housing (for tenants only), foreclosure, public benefits, disability, healthcare, identity theft, debt management,
immigration, domestic violence, divorce,
custody, child support, employment,
Superstorm Sandy cases & more.
Scheduled appt req’d 718.738.1111. May
6, 9 am-2 pm
Free Rain Barrel Giveaway Hosted by
CM Dromm & DEP Elmhurst Memorial
Hall, 88-24 43rd Ave. Rain barrel collects
rainwater from rooftop gutter downspouts.
Reduce water bill & runoff with rain barrel. Rainwater is oxygenated, free of salts,
while tap water contains inorganic ions &
fluoride compounds, and runoff picks up
pesticides & other contaminants. Reserve
barrel: 718.803.6373. Apr 30, 10 am-2 pm
Greek American Homeowners Assn.
(GAHOA) Mtg. 23-49 31 St, Astoria,
Info 718.545.4046 - May 4, 7 pm
Immigrant Health Care Initiative NYC
Health & Hospitals, Mayor’s Office of
Immigrant Affairs, DOHMH, HRA.
Health & Hospitals/Gouverneur 227
Madison Ave, Manhattan. Apr 27, 6 pm
BP Katz Events All at Queens Borough
Hall (unless otherwise noted), 120-55
Queens Blvd, Kew Gardens.
-“Next New Idea to New Venture” Class
Pre-reg req’d at www.queensny.org/qedc.
May 2, 6 pm
Plan 2045 NYMTC’s Regional
Transportation Plan Harvest Rm, 90-40
160th St, Jamaica. May 2, 3 pm & 6 pm
Police Service Area #9 Police
Community Council Mtg NYPD Gang
Awareness presentation, resident watch.
Ravenswood Comm. Cntr, Jacob Riis
Cornerstone, 35-40 21st St, LIC.
Apr 27, 7 pm
Queens Public Transit Committee
Monthly Mtg New York Families for
Autistic Children, 164-14 Cross Bay Blvd,
Howard Beach. Info www.qptc.org,
718.679.5309. Apr 28, 7:30-9 pm
QEDC 120-55 Queens Blvd Suite 309,
Richmond Hill. RSVP FOR EVENTS
www.queensny.org/qedc/business/events/
-Recipe for Success: Starting and
Growing a Food Business - Apr 30, 10
am-4 pm & May 1, 11am-4 pm
Town Hall Meeting to Address

Community Concerns Hosted by
Assemblymember Simotas & UCCA.
Museum Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave,
Astoria. Panel of agency commissioners
and elected officials will answer questions
and address issues. Refreshments by
Brooklyn Bagel & Coffee Co. May 12,
6:30-9:30 pm
Veterans Upward Bound Presents Week
to Honor Veterans LaGuardia
Community College, 31-10 Thomson Ave,
LIC. Info & RSVP call 718.482.5386 or
email vets@lagcc.cuny.edu.
-Veterans Luncheon E-Building Rm E-
500 & E-501. Open to faculty, staff and
military vets. May 2, 12-2 pm
-Project: (Her) Voice Mainstage Theater.
Open to public. May 3, 6-8 pm
-Veteran’s Resource Fair E-building
Atrium. Open to all vets in the community. May 4, 12-4 pm
-Ajax in Iraq Mainstage Theater. Open to
the public. May 5, 6-9:30 pm

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern
Blvd, Flushing
-5ive Boroughs Music Festival: The
Colonials ($15/$25) Tix
www.5BMF.org. May 7, 3 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.
-Jazz Appreciation Month FREE for
CUNY Students, staff, and faculty with
valid ID all month long and NYC Public
School children ages 4-18 w/ families
during Spring Break, Apr 23 - Apr 30. Info
http://www.louisarmstronghouse.org/
Free print;
-Screening of “Satchmo the Great”
($16/12) Museum City of NY, 1220 5 Ave,
Manhattan; Reserve online mcny.org
212.534.1672. Apr 30
-On Exhibit: Hotter Than That - 90
Years of Louis Armstrong and His Hot
Five - Thru October
Mets / Citi Field Events Free Shirt
Fridays, Super Saturdays, Family
Sundays. Season/Partial Plan/Single tix
on sale at Mets.com, 718.507-TIXX.
-Free Shirt Friday (vs San Francisco
Giants) Apr 29, 7:10 pm
-Saturday Premium Giveaway: Noah
Syndergaarden Gnome-Apr 30, 7:10 pm
-Zac Brown Band Performance Drake
White & The Big Fire to open. Tix online
at mets.com/zbb & 718.507.TIXX.
Aug 19.
-Upcoming: Beyonce Jun 7 & 8; Dead &
Company - Jun 25 & 26
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01
35th Ave, Astoria/LIC, 718.777.6888,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6800, more
events: www.movingimage.us.
-New York on Location (FREE) Street
Fair & celebration of filmmaking in NY.
Info movingimage.us/NYonlocation. At
MMI and Kaufman Astoria Studios
backlot, 36 -01 35 Ave and surroundign

streets - May 22, 11 am-5 pm
-Computer Films of the 1960s
Thru Aug 14
-Peanuts Movie 3D Screening
Apr 23-28, 12:30 pm
-To The Moon and Beyond: Graphic
Films and the Inception of 2001: A Space
Odyssey Exhibition Thru Aug 14
MoMA PS 1, 22-25 Jackson Ave, Queens.
momaps1.org.
-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.
-Intimate Tea Ceremonies w/ Tom
Sachs or Tea Expert Johnny Fogg
(Exhibition held thru July 24.) Upcoming:
Apr 30, May 21, May 22: noon & 3:30
pm; Jun 25, 3 pm
-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 Kupferberg Center for
the Arts, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing.
-Radio Jarocho at North Shore Towers
(FREE) Order tickets online.
Apr 27, 8-9:30 pm
-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 Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592. 9700, www.queensmuseum.org.
-Hey! Ho! Let’s Go: Ramones and the
Birth of Punk Celebrate The Ramones’
40th Anniversary w/ a two-part exhibition.
thru Jul 31
-Bearing Witness: Drawings by William
Gropper – Feb 14 thru July 31
-Nonstop Metropolis: The Remix - thru
Jan 1, 2017
-A Passion for Tiffany Lamps - thru Apr
2018
-Queens International 2016 35 artists
living or working in Queens; short films
made in or about Queens; Debut of
Lockwood gift shop at Queens Museum.
-Thru July 31
-Second Sundays for Families Special
events & exhibition tours on the hour.
1:30-4:30 pm
-Bearing Witness: Drawings by William
Gropper - Thru July 31
Queens Theatre Flushing Meadows
Corona Park www.queenstheatre.org,
718.760.0064.
-Curious George: The Golden Meatball
(ages 4 to 9) - May 8, 1 pm & 3 pm
Queensborough Community College,
222-05 56th Ave, Bayside. Box Office
718.631.6311 / www.visitQPAC.org
-The Orchestra Now (TóN) Concert as

part of the Around Town Series (free)
Includes Svorak’s Czech Suite, Prokofiev,
violin w/ use of castanets, &
Mendelssohn’s 4th Symphony. Reserved
seat tickets may be booked in advance at
www.theorchestranow.org & also at the
venue box. Apr 29, 8 pm
-Bernadette Peters in Concert ($49-$70)
May 1, 3 pm
Porphyra, A Grecian Rock Opera Anna
and Vladimir, the Love that Rocked the
World Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal
St, NY. ($15 presale tickets/$45 at door;
All ages) Info www.theplayerstheatre.com
or www.porphyrarockopera.com. May 13,
8 pm; May 14, 8 pm; May 15, 2 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]
-Broadway Summer Camp Register
Now Create and perform a different show
every week; Mon thru Fri, 9 am-5 pm;
ages 8-16. Visit www.tinyurl.com/broadwaysummercamp2016 to register and pay.
-Essence of Queens: Photography by
Carlos Esguerra - Thru May 8, 1-4 pm
York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd, Jamaica, 718-262-2000
-York College Summer Jazz Program
Tuition-free for upper-level high school
students, incl. lunch vouchers, MTA card,
Five college credits. 6 weeks in near-professional big band environment, students
must be current high school
sophomores/juniors in good standing in
NYC public high schools. Schedule: July
5-Aug 11; Mon thru Thurs, 9:30 am-3:30
pm, PLUS Rhythm Section Boot Camp
June 29 & 30. , York College. Students
must prepare a solo piece of any style that
makes them sound their best on their
isntrument. Auditions: May 7, 14, & 21,
12-3 pm at Milton G. Bassin PAC.
-Snarky Puppy, Tickets on sale now
($20/$25/$30) Bassin Arts Center.
May 3, 7 pm

DINNERS/ DANCES/ FUNDRAISERS

Assemblyman David Weprin’s 60th
Birthday Gala Park Avenue Tavern, the
Barrel Rm, 99 Park Ave, Manhattan. Info
& RSVP 212.531.2858. May 2, 6-8 pm
Italian Charities of America 83-20
Queens Blvd., Elmhurst. Info 718-478-
3100.
-Bi-Weekly Dances ($10/13)
Apr 30, May 14, May 21
-Flea Market May 7, 9 am-4 pm
Queens Conservative Party Spring
Cocktail Party ($75) Roma View, 160-05
Cross Bay Blvd, Howard Beach.
Honorees Bob Turner, Chairman Queens
Republican Party & former Congressman,
Sons & Daughters of America. Info & Tix
718.704.4197. Apr 28, 7:30 pm
50th Anniversary Bash to Celebrate
QCA’s Founding LIC Landing, 52-10
Center Blvd, LIC. Info 347.505.3013,

development@queenscouncilarts.org.
Sponsorships avail. May 26, 6:30-8 pm
Brandeis Association Scholarship Fund
Brunch Benefits Jerome Ginsberg and
Justice Weinstein Scholarship Funds.
Young Israel of Jamaica Estates, 83-10
188th St, Jamaica Estates. Registration &
donations www.brandeisscholarshipfund.org. May 22, 9:30 am-12 pm

HEALTH:

Mount Sinai Queens
-Stroke Education Sessions Mt. Sinai
Queens Administration Annex.
May 3-17, 5 pm
-Blood Pressure Screening Dellamonica-
Steinway Snr Cntr, 20-43 Steinway St.
May 4-Aug 3, 9 am
NY Presbyterian Hospital and Weill
Cornell Medicine Seminar Series. Uris
Auditorium, Weill Cornell Medicine, 1300
York Ave.
-Precision Medicine: Targeted
Treatment and You - May 3
No-Cost Digital Mammograms &
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 below)
-The Floating Hospital, 41-40 27th St,
LIC. Apr 28
SHAREing & CAREing 45-02 Ditmars
Blvd, Suite 1016, Astoria.
718.777.576666.
-Be A Friend to Your Mother S&C visits
Landmark High School, 351 West 18th St.
May 2
Samuel Field Y Little Neck Site: 58-20
Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck. Info
718.423.6111 x 242, asmith@sfy.org.
-Spring Parties ($5 per family) Apr 25 &
28, 1-2:30 pm

SCHOOL/CLASSES/KIDS/PETS

Asian American Student Advocacy
Project (ASAP) (Coalition for Asian
Amerian Children & Families)
Applications: www.cacf.org. Info
mwu@cacf.org, 212.809.4675 x 107.
Applications are due June 17.
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
Beginner Computer Classes (FREE)
(Emerald Isle Immigration Center) IS 230,
2nd Fl, 73-10 34th Ave, Jackson Hgts.
Info coordinator@eiic.org. Classes each
Mon & Tues, 6-9 pm
CUNY Fatherhood Academy 4-month, 3
day a week program Recruiting Now
(free; ages 18-24; unemployed/underemployed) LaGuardia Community College,
Rm C225, 29-10 Thomson Avenue, LIC.
Learn rights and responsibilities as a
father, explore careers, get work experience, learn about parenting, earn High

school Equivalency Diploma, and prepare
for college. Info 718.730.7336,
dspeal@lagcc.cuny.edu
English Classes in Queens (Queens
Community House) Register Apr 27 for 9
am-2 pm day classes, 6-9 pm evening
classes. Appt 718.592.5757 x 216 or register at QCH, 108-25 62nd Dr, Forest Hills.
Classes begin May 2. Martin Luther
School Farmer’s Market Farmigo delivers produce, meats, dairy, artisanal. Place
order weekly, thru Sunday midnight. Info
www.farmigo.com/martinlutherschool,
718.894.4000. Pick up orders 2:30-4:30
pm
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
SAT Tutoring Made Fun via Teacher-
Led Performance w/ Ayana Evans
Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning, 2nd
Fl, Art Room. RSVP
ayana.m.evans@gmail.com. Classes:
May 7, 14, 21; 3-5 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

Bowne House Museum 37-01 Bowne St,
Flushing. Info group ticketing & scheduling 718.359.0528, www.bownehouse.org.
-w/ St. John’s University & ALA’s -
Preservation Week (free) Guided
inside/outside tours of house & landscape.
May 1; 1:30 & 3:30 pm
-Flushing’s Historic House Tour
Incl. Bowne House Historical Society,
Kingsland Manor, Lewis H. Latimer
House Museum, The Old Quaker Meeting
House. Info, tix, sched - see above
Holocaust Memorial Day Talk in Forest
Hills: The Extraordinary Story of Le
Chambon ($8 sugg’d donation) Central
Queens Y, 67-09 108 St, Forest Hills. Info
718.268.5011x151 or pkurtz@cqy.org.
May 2, 1:30 pm
Jane Jacobs at 100: A View of Western
Queens ($10, get $5 off w/ promo code
SAVE5) Manducatis Rustica, 46-25
Vernon Blvd, LIC. Celebration of 100th
birthday of writer, activist Jane Jacobs.
Digitize your neighborhood photos with
Queens Memory team, live interview w/
Gianna Cerbone, Owner and Chef of
Manducatis Rustica, & panel discussion
on the legacy of Jane Jacobs in Queens.
Reserve your seats now. May 4, 5 pm
King Manor Museum King Park, 150-
03 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica,
718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.org.
Tours & school/group programs, Thurs-
Sun.
-Opera For Two: An Intimate
Performance of Big Ideas. 18th century
violin music performed by Black
Marble ($25 adv/ $30 door)

-Discover Prospect Cemetery (1668)
Preservation discussion. Hike to site.
RSVP online/email/call.
-Hands on History: Musical Instruments
(1 pm storytime w/ Literacy INC; 1:30-
4 pm Drop In Crafts) create instrument,
story, tour. - May 7
The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery,
127-15 Kew Gardens Rd, Kew Gardens.
Info www.friendsofmaplegrove.org
-Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery
presents Music for Life: Celebrating
Larry Sherman (FREE) Handicapped
access, limited seating. Make reservations: 347.878.6614. Apr 30, 5 pm
Queens Historical Society, Kingsland
Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave, Flushing.
-Walking Tour of Elmhurst with
Adrienne Onofri ($15/$20) Info, RSVP
elmhurstwalkingtour.eventbrite.com.
May 1

ARTS OTHER:

AfroTANGO Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-
17 Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside. Info
www.thaliatheatre.org, 718.729.3880.
Apr 14-May 29
Alive and Well Crop Circles Tattoo
Studio, 108-12 53rd Ave, Corona.
Paintings and drawings by Queens visual
artists. Info 347.201.6644.
Apr 30, 7-10 pm
Carol Sudhalter Quartet with Steve
Blane Kopi Kopi 68 W 3rd bet Thompson
& LaGuardia Place, Manhattan. Info
www.sudhalter.com - Apr 30, 7-9 pm
Ceramic Painting Classes Schedule:
www.ceramicpaintingclasses.com. 27-14
23rd Ave., Astoria. Book your spot & info:
718.433.6288,
Ceramiccreationsbypaulinezammit.com.
718.433.6288
-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.
QED Cafe & education center offering
diverse classes such as stand-up comedy,
swing dancing & crochet. 27-16 23rd Ave,
New York, (347) 451-3873 Info:
Qedastoria.com.
-Queens: Mobsters, Murderers, Serial
Killers (Lecture) Apr 30, 4 pm
-Cartoon Dump - May 2, 8:30 pm
-Role Models: Mother’s Day Edition
May 5, 9 pm
-Drink-N-Draw May 6, 9 pm
-Mother: A Dark Poetry Performance
May 8, 3 pm
-Yo Mama, A Comedy Show For You,
Mama - May 8, 7 pm
Pachanga Patterson 22-17 31 Av,
Astoria
www.domingocarrasco.com/events
-Echoes by Queens artists Always Blessd
and Domingo Carrasco. Paintings celebrate Mexican culture - Apr 16 thru May

21
Queens Consort ($10/$15) St. Marks’
Church, 33-50 82nd St, Jackson Heights.
English baroque music on period instruments. Info queensconsort.com.
Apr 30, 7 pm
Shakespeare-aoke Commemorating
400th Anniversary of Bard’s death ($10
for performers, $5 for audience; incl.
Elizabethan refreshments) Saint Luke’s
Church, 85 Greenway S, Forest Hills.
Recite favorite soliloquy or team up w/
friend to perform your favorite short
scene. Sign up gingerbreadplayers.org
(First-come, first served.) Apr 30, 7:30 pm
Spring into The Plazas: Game Day
(FREE, hot drinks provided) Bliss Plaza,
46th St & Queens Blvd, Sunnyside. Uni
Project portable, pop-up reading
room/library - April 29, 12-3
Tara’s Crossing (free) NYC Health &
Hospitals/Elmhurst Auditorium, Rm A-
122, 79-01 Broadway. Tickets are first
come, first served, advanced reservations
recommended. Purchase: http://tarascrossing. bpt.me/ or 1.800.838.3006.
May 12 & May 13

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Many events daily: visit
www.queenslibrary.org, click on programs; call Central Library
718.990.0700 or individual branches.
Central Library Branch
-Sunday Concerts: Grupo Rebolu
(FREE) Traditional & original compositions from Afro-Colombian heritage.
Limited seating, sign up on Eventbrite.
May 1, 3-4:15pm
-Hip-Hop Thursdays Entrepeneur & hiphop personality Daymond John
Discusses “The Power of Broke” (FREE)
Performing Arts Center, York College,
Archer Ave & Guy R. Brewer Blvd,
Jamaica. Confirmed seats http://daymondjohninterview. eventbrite.com. Apr 28, 6
pm
-Jamaica Flux: Workspaces &
Windows 2016 Queens Central Library,
89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica.
www.jamaicaflux.info. Apr 16-Jun 4
-Hand Papermaking w/ the PulpMobile
for Adults & Teens Apr 30, 2:30-4:30 pm
-Non Adhesive Accordian Books for
Adults & Teens May 7, 2:30-4:30 pm
-Project Libro Abierto w/ Artist Aurora De
Armendi Bookmaking workshop w/ focus
on the dissapearance of Spanish Language
bookstores & NYC Latin American community landmarks.- Apr 30, 2:30 pm
-Pulp Mobile: 165th Street Mall, 165th St
bet Jamaica Ave & 89th Ave. May 1, 15; 2
pm; and at Jamaica Center for Arts and
Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave. May 14,
11 am
-Broadway Branch
-Writing Help - Apr 28, 3:30-5:30 pm; Apr
30, 10 am-12 pm; May 2, 10 am-12 pm
-Central Branch
-Creative Writer’s Workshop With
Jennifer Celestin - May 1, 1-2:30 pm
-Documentary Film Screening: Taino

Daca (I am) - May 14, 2-4 pm
-Open Mic For Poet - May 15, 2-4 pm
-East Flushing Branch
-Book Discussion Group (Unspecified)
Adults invited to read & discuss great
book. Apr 28, 12-12:45 pm
-Flushing Branch
-Business-Success Series (In Chinese) –
Apr 28, 2-4 pm
-Open Mic Night - May 5, 6:30-8:30 pm
-“The Cookbook Collector” Book
Discussion - May 6, 1-2 pm
Lincoln Center Local
-Hurray for the Riff Raff Sunnyside
Branch 43-06 Greenpoint Avenue, LIC.
Apr 27, 4 pm
Steinway Branch
-“Time and Again” Book Discussion
May 23, 6:30 pm

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Community Planning Mtg: Alley
Creek Salt Marsh Restoration Register
http://bit.ly/1T1kohx. - Apr 31, 7-8:30 pm
-This week: Young Discoverer’s Club:
Amazing Animal Defenses; Tween
Trekkers
-Register for Summer Programs (ages
18 mos-13 yrs) Pre-registration req’d
APEC website or
tinyurl.com/m4hmhp7for July/August
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
-Darkness into Light 5k Walk. Begin at
4:15 am in darkness and cross finish line
just as dawn is breaking. Event takes place
in towns all over Ireland, in four US cities,
Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the
Middle East. Info 718.482.0001,
www.pietahouse.org. May 7
Tour the Forest Park Greenhouse, 88th
Lane. Enter the park at Forest Park Drive
& Woodhaven Blvd. Info on different
species, how to care for them, and where
they can be seen throughout the borough.
Apr 30, 9 am-2 pm
Urban Park Rangers FREE “Kids
Week” Programs, age 12 and under.
Experience history, wildlife, birds, bugs,
more. At flagship parks: Apr 27-Outdoor
Skills For Kids at Forest Park, meet at
Visitor Center; Apr 28-All about Insects,
Fort Totten, at Visitor Ctr; Apr 19-Urban
Wildlife, Flushing Meadows, meet at
Unispher. All at 1 pm

STREET FAIRS, FLEAS, FARMERS

One-Day Plaza at Wyckoff Avenue
Myrtle Ave, and Palmetto St. As a demonstration, DOT will close Wyckoff Ave
between Myrtle & Gates Aves for a day to
create a pedestrian plaza. Contact Leroy
Branch (Brooklyn) or Samantha Dolgoff
212.839.2510 at NYC DOT. Advance
notice for accessibility accommodations
req’d. NEW DATE: Apr 30, 10 am-6 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.
New York Irish Center, Pieta House
10-40 Jackson Ave, LIC. Free, confidential, therapeutic approach to people
in crisis. For professional help call
718.482.0909. Info newyorkirishcenter.org. Also:
-Senior Computer Club Saturdays 11-1
pm
-Knit and Natter Club Tuesdays 11-1
pm
-Senior Lunch Club Wednesdays, 1-4
pm

SENIORS

FREE Yoga & Tennis Instruction City
Parks Foundation Spring 2016 CityParks
Seniors Fitness. All equipment & instruction is provided, sessions are one hour
unless otherwise noted, once or twice a
week. Info Sports Department
718.760.6999. Participating parks: Astoria
Park, Cunningham Park, Flushing
Meadows Corona Park, Roy Wilkins Park.
Apr 18 thru Jun 10
Movement Speaks (free) New York City
Irish Center, 10-40 Jackson Ave, LIC.
Older adults of all ages and disabilities
welcome. Info 347.683.2691. - Weds.,
10:30 am thru Jun 22 & Mon., 10:30 am,
Apr 18 thru Jun 20 (Culminating presentation June 22)
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

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 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.
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 prog ram.
www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/get_ involve
d/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/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

Health:

BAY TERRACE CTR OF SAMUEL
FIELD Y 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
718.423.6111.
Early childhopd Education ages 3-5
Mon-Fri, 2-4 pm (science discovery;
cooking; literacy class; yoga class;
music) Customizable times available at
sfy.org
CENTRAL QUEENS Y 67-09 108
Street, Forest Hills, 718-268-5011,
www.cqy.org.
-Play Gym Pre-register
-Ballet Classes w. Yana Volkova, Mon
and Fri, ages 5-12, info x500 or e-mail
dberman@cqy.org. Register now.
CROSS ISLAND YMCA 238-10
Hillside Ave, Bellerose. See online for
afterschool programs:
ymcanyc.org/crossisland.
EMBLEMHEALTH NEIGHBORHOOD CARE 206-20 Linden Blvd,
Cambria Heights. Info www.ehnc.com,
866.539.0999. Most events are RSVP/
Registration required, 646.476.1294.
-Living w/ Diabetes (cooking, medication) - Low-Impact Zumba - Fitness
Workout - Sitting Zumba - Meditation
- Cellphones for Elders - Caregivers
Empowerment Group - Understanding
Medicare.
MOUNT SINAI QUEENS Free health
events at various locations, registration

required, 718.267.4333, (registration
and more events www.mshq.org/
events).
-Prana Yoga for Busy People, Douris
Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd Floor
Exercise Room, Astoria. Tuesdays, 6:30
pm. Registration required.
-Gentle Yoga for Everyone Douris Tower,
27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd Floor Exercise
Room, Astoria - Tuesdays, 11 am & noon
(registration required)
-Flu Shots ($15)
NEW YORK HOSPITAL QUEENS 56-
45 Main St., Flushing / 174-03 Horace
Harding Exwy, Fresh Meadows. Call for
schedule, pre-registration, 718.670.1695.
Schedule info NYHQ.org events link.
-Support Groups: Diabetes Educ., New
Moms, Look Good-Feel Better Female
Cancer (Cancer Ctr, 56 Ave & 141 St),
Blood Drive, Breastfeeding, Support
Group, (Cancer Ctr), Tai Chi Class; Yoga;
Radication Oncology Patient Education
Series.
NO-COST DIGITAL MAMMOGRAMS and Clinical Breast Exams
American-Italian Cancer Foundation.
Regularly comes to various communities.
For women age 50+ w/o insurance; 40+
w/insurance, annual recommended. Call
for info and appointment near you
(required) 877.628.9090.
SAMUEL FIELD Y
Programs: Adult Ctr., Afterschool,
learning disabled, singles, parents,
space for parties. 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org.
-Early Stage Dementia Care
Program: Support group, word games,
exercise, current events, music, trips -
Tues & Thurs, 10 am-2 pm; Caregiver
support for spouses, Weds; Adult child
group Tues. Info 718.225.6750x331 or
x243
-Early Childhood Program ages 2-5
Bay Terrace, 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
Bradley Richman, 718.423.6111 (registration ongoing)
-Ongoing program for developmentally disabled children (ages 3-6; join
any time):
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play ($5 per
family) Little Neck Location.
718.423.6111 ext 242. Mon 3-4:30 pm
-Wednesday Night Singles ($7m/
$10nm refreshments included)
Reservations, info Ilene Yair 718.225.
6750 x236. 2nd, 4th Weds, 7 - 9 pm
-Partner Abuse Counseling Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal
svcs. Ongoing

Health Other:

Blood Donors Needed (Especially ONegative) To donate or organize a
drive, call NYCB 800.933.2566,
www.nybloodcenter.org.
Jewish Guild Healthcare Healthcare
services for visually impaired and multidisabled. Info 800.284.4422, www.guildhealth.

org.
Scan Van Mobile Mammography
appointments required 800.564.6868
NYFAC (NY Families For Autistic
Children) Free Zumba Classes
164-14 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard Beach
Fridays, 7-9 pm , 347.566.3122

Historical Societies:

BAYSIDE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Fort Totten Park, North of 212 St and
Cross Island Pkwy. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
718.352.1548.
FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Place,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org. (see Arts section for events)
GREATER ASTORIA HISTORICAL
SOCIETY 35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl.,
Astoria, 718.278.0700, www.astorialic.org.
GREATER RIDGEWOOD HISTORICAL 143-135 37 Ave, Flushing,
718.465. 1776. Open to the public Sat,
1-5 pm
KING MANOR MUSEUM
King Park, Jamaica Ave at 153 St,
Jamaica, 718.206.0547, www.kingmanor.org. Tours & school/group programs, Thurs- Sun.
MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY
83-15 Kew Gardens Road; The Center
at Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens
Rd, Kew Gardens, 718.285.6107, www.
friendsofmaplegrove.org.
PAN-MACEDONIAN ASSOCIATION 149-14 14 Ave, Whitestone,
718.747.0488.
QUEENS HISTORICAL SOC.
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
-Leading the Way: Six Outstanding
Women of Queens Exhibit (until July
2016).
WOODHAVEN CULTURAL & HISTORICAL SOC. Emanuel United
Church of Christ, 91 Ave & Woodhaven
Blvd, Woodhaven, 718.846.1907.

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 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 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, Year-round,
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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