2016-05-04 / 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:

Adoptapalooza By Alliance for NYC’s
Animals w/ Subaru Koeppel. Subaru
Showroom, 42-01, Northern Blvd, LIC.
More than 150 dogs, cats, puppies, &
kittens Ready to ADOPT! Incl. free face
painting, photos of you and your pet,
more. Adoption fees apply. Dog
licensed by Department of Health for
$8.50 or $34 if not spayed/ neutered.
Info www.animalalliancenyc.org. - May
22, 12-5 pm
Astoria Spring Festival (Spons.
Astoria Restoration Association) 31st
St, bet Ditmars Blvd & 21st Ave. FDNY
w/ fire safety trailer, onsite pet adoption, rides & games. Vendors Wanted
Info streetfairsny.com. May 15, 11 am-
6 pm
Community Board 7 Mtg Union Plaza
Care Center, 33-23 Union St, Flushing.
May 9, 7 pm
CALDC’s Celebrate Astoria!
International Cultural Festival
Astoria Park Great Lawn, Shore Blvd
(Ditmars & Astoria Park South) Ballet
Los Pampas, Argentina; McManus Irish
Dance; Ayazamana Cultural Center,
Ecuador; Croation Church NYC;
Korean Music and Dance Center; Greek
Dancing, Crete; Braata Folk Singers,
Caribbean/Jamaican; KUD Halaturko,
Bosnia; NYC Bhangra, India. Info
www.centralastoria.org centralastoria@aol.com, 718.728.7820.
May 21, 1:30-5 pm
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;
At Jewish Center, 37-06 77th St,
Jackson Heights. Info 718.803.6373:
-Community Paper Shredding - May
15, 10 am-1 pm
-Who Will Decide For Me? (free, light
refreshments) Presentation: healthcare
advance directives, powers of attorney,
last wills and testaments, burial planning. May 17, 5:30-7:30 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
Greek American Homeowners Assn.

(GAHOA) Mtg. 23-49 31 St, Astoria,
Info 718.545.4046 - May 4, 7 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 9, 6 pm
-Guyana Independence Day
Celebration May 11, 6 pm
Spring Into the Plazas: Free Bilingual
Tango Lesson & Performance by
Thalia Theatre (free) Lowery Plaza,
Sunnyside.
May 6, 1-3 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.
-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.
-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.
-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.
-Panorama Europe (festival pass
$40) Europe’s finest exports. Genre
experiments reinvent musicals, sci-fi;
NY premieres, many guest filmmakers. May 6-22

-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
-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.
-First Fridays Drinks in garden w/
cash bar (wine & beer) 5-8 pm;
Center of Attention gallery talk
(free), 7-8 pm. May 6, Jun 3, Jul 1,
Aug 5, Sep 2 (Open 10 am-8 pm.)
-Intimate Tea Ceremonies w/ Tom
Sachs or Tea Expert Johnny Fogg
(Exhibition held thru July 24.)
Upcoming: 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.
-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.
-Curious George: The Golden
Meatball (ages 4 to 9) - May 8, 1 pm &
3 pm
-CM Ferreras-Copeland’s Pride
Prom (free) Drag performances, free
giveaways, music food & more. Dress
code: Fabulous. Free shuttle from 7
Train-111th St Station. RSVP
PridePromNYC.eventbrite.com.
May 24, Doors open at 6 pm
-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
Queens Theatre Flushing Meadows
Corona Park www.queenstheatre.org,
718.760.0064.
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
Resorts World Casino NYC Jamaica
-Keyshia Cole, Jaheim, Vivian Green
NYC Dream Team presents Saturday
Night L.I.V.E. The official Taurus
Celebrity Celebration.May 7, 10 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

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
Italian Charities of America 83-20
Queens Blvd., Elmhurst. Info 718-478-
3100.
-Flea Market – May 7, 9 am-4 pm
-Fashion Show Enjoy latest spring and
summer fashions, hot food, wine,
music, dancing. May 22, 2-6 pm
-Bi-Weekly Dances ($10/13)
May 14, May 21
St John’s Prep/Mater Christi HS Golf
Outing The Seawane Club, Hewlett
Harbor. Info Marilyn Willhelm,
718.721.7200x686. Jun 20

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
-Gentle Yoga For Everyone George T.
Douris Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Avenue
South, Astoria. May 10 to Aug 16
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)

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
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
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.
Vaughn College Flushing Campus, 86-
01 23 Ave.
-Free Drone Workshops on
International Drone Day (free; bring
your own drones if you have)
Workshops on components, building,
flying, 3D modeling & printing;
Demos; Talks on history, legal issues,
personal/commercial applications.
RSVP UAVvaughn@gmail.com
May 7, 11 am-2:30 pm

HISTORICAL

Jane Jacobs at 100: A View of
Western Queens ($10, get $5 off w/
promo code SAVE5) Manducatis
Rustica, 46-25 Vernon Blvd, LIC.
Digitize your neighborhood photos with
Queens Memory team, live interview w/
Gianna Cerbone, & panel discussion.
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.
-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
-240th Battle of Long Island 2016-
1776 Family & Children Fun Living
History Encampment (free) Lefferts
Blvd & Kew Gardens Rd Entrance.
Dressed in 18th century garb, historical
interpreters and living historians enact
regiments and ethnic groups engaged in
the Battle of Long Island of the
American War of Independence, 1775-
1783. Over a dozen historical props and
period structures & Colonial Concert
at 4:30 pm. Info www.friendsofmaplegrove.org, 347.878.6614, CHE.edutainm ent@gmail.com,
NYUSCT@gmail.com, or
917.327.3762.
May 14, 10 am-4 pm (Rain date: May
15, 10 am-4 pm)
Queens Historical Society, Kingsland
Homestead, 143-35 37th Ave, Flushing.
-“Corona: The Early Years” Book
Talk w/ co-author Jason D. Antos,
Assoc. Ed., Queens Gazette ($5/$8, lt.
refreshments) Neighborhood development in mid-1800s, National Race
Course, & Tiffany Glass Co. Info:
queenshistoricalsociety.org. May 22,
2:30-4:30 pm

ARTS OTHER:

AfroTANGO Thalia Spanish Theatre,
41-17 Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside. Info
www.thaliatheatre.org, 718.729.3880.
Apr 14-May 29
-Eddie Cadiz of Artist Unlimited
Display at Astoria Wine & Spirits, 34-
12 Broadway. Photographs also on permanent display at Queens Libr.,
Broadway Branch & Steinway
Applebee’s. Info
www.ecadiz0.wix.com/artistunlimited,
For wine tasting: 718.545.9463.Carol
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.
Greek Cultural Center 36-80 30th St,
Astoria. Info 718.726.7329,
info@greekculturalcenter.org.
-Sons and Daughters - May 9 & May
10
Neighbors and Neighborhoods Past
and Present Celebrates Jane Jacobs’
100th birthday. (Women in the Arts
Foundation) Citigroup Bldg, One Court
Square, LIC. Entrances 44th Dr & 45th
Ave. - Apr 8 thru Jun, 8:30 am-5 pm
Queens Council on the Arts (QCA)
37-11 35th Ave, Astoria.
-Queens Writers Lab Literary Reading
RSVP www.queenscouncilarts.org/calendar/ 2016/5/6/literary-reading. May 6,
6:30
Q.E.D. Cafe & education center offers
classes eg: stand-up comedy, swing
dancing & crochet, more. 27-16 23rd
Ave, Astoria 347-451-3873 Info:
Qedastoria.com.
-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
-Myq Kaplan & Friends May 9, 8:30
pm
-Stand Ups Improvise Ted Talks May
10
-Relationsh*t – May 13, 9:30 pm
Classes:
-Foundations of Calligraphy May 14,
noon
-Sip-N-Scribe fro Queens Writes
Weekend – May 14, 2 pm
Pachanga Patterson 22-17 31 Av,
Astoria, www.domingocarrasco.com
-Echoes by Queens artists Always
Blessd and Domingo Carrasco.

Paintings celebrate Mexican culture -
Apr 16 thru May 21
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.
Broadway Branch
-Writing Help - May 5, 3:30-5:30 pm,
May 7, 10 am-2 pm, May 9, 10 am-2
pm
-Full Circle Writer’s Workshop
May 14, 3-5 pm
Central Library Branch
-Jamaica Flux: Workspaces &
Windows 2016 Queens Central Library,
89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica.
www.jamaicaflux.info. Apr 16-Jun 4
-Non Adhesive Accordian Books for
Adults & Teens May 7, 2:30-4:30 pm
-Creative Writer’s Workshop With
Jennifer Celestin – May 8, 1-2:30 pm
-Pulp Mobile: 165th Street Mall, 165th
St bet Jamaica Ave & 89th Ave. May 15;
2 pm; and at Jamaica Center for Arts
and Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave.-
May 14, 11 am
-Documentary Film Screening: Taino
Daca (I am) - May 14, 2-4 pm
-Open Mic For Poet - May 15, 2-4 pm
-Sunday Concert: Lafayette Harris Jazz
Quartet - Jun 5, 3-4:15 pm
-Sunday Movie: “Rise” – Jun 27, 2-4
pm
-East Flushing Branch
-Book Discussion Group (Unspecified)
Adults invited to read & discuss great
book. May 26, 12-12:45 pm
-Flushing Branch
-Open Mic Night - May 5, 6:30-8:30 pm
-“The Cookbook Collector” Book
Discussion - May 6, 1-2 pm
-Business-Success Series (In Chinese) –
May 12, 2-4 pm
-Setting Up & Funding Your Business –
May 13, 10 am-2 pm
-Celebration of Gay Pride Month:
Screening: “Before Night Falls”
Jun 22, 6-8:30 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.
APEC Gala Celebrates 40 Years!
($150/$135) Terrace on the Park, 52-11
111th St. Info 718.229.4000. Cocktails,
dinner, silent auction w/ offerings.

Jun 7, 6-10 pm
-This week: Toddler Yoga; Mother’s
Day Nature Facials; Spring Bird Walk
for Beginners; Tween Yoga
-Register for Summer Programs (ages
18 mos-13 yrs) Pre-registration req’d
APEC website or
tinyurl.com/m4hmhp7for July/August
Briarwood Action Network Presents
It’s My Park Day (free) Hoover Park
Seating Area, Manton St. (83rd Ave &
Main St.) Volunteers needed for general
clean up, paint, rake, arts & crafts, storytelling, live music, animals avail for
adoption. Refreshments for volunteers.
Info
www.briarwoodactionnetwork.com.
May 7, 11 am-3 pm
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
Spring Garden by Jackson Heights
Beautification Group (JHBG) Various
locations. Info FODoherty@aol.com.
-Leverich Cemetery, 35th Ave & 71st
St. Install rain barrels, build path and
sift dirt. May 7
-Travers Park /PS 280 It’s My Park Day.
Plant Flower Bed; add vines on fence.
35th Ave & 94th St. - May 14.

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 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 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 APPOINTMENT
718.478.3848.
New York Irish Center, Pieta House
10-40 Jackson Ave, LIC. Free, professional, confidential, therapeutic
approach to people in crisis.
718.482.0909. Info newyorkirishcenter.org. Also:
-Senior Computer Club Sat., 11-1 pm
-Knit and Natter Club Tues. 11-1 pm
-Senior Lunch Club Weds., 1-4 pm

SENIORS

FREE Yoga & Tennis Instruction City
Parks Foundation Spring 2016
CityParks Seniors Fitness. All equipment & instruction is provided, most
sessions are one hour, once or twice a
week. Info Sports Dept 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.bobbiandthestrays.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_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/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
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.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 Engineering &
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.
Self-help 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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