2016-05-18 / 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.


114th Precinct Community Council Mtg
Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave, Astoria. May
24, 7 pm
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
Community Board 2 Mtg Sunnyside
Community Services, 43-31 39th St,
Sunnyside. May 18, 6:30 pm
Community Board 3 Mtg Langston
Hughes Library, 100-01 Northern Blvd,
Corona. May 19, 7:45 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
Catholic Migration Services Mtg St.
Sebastian Parish Center, 39-60 57th St,
Woodside. Immigration benefits, rights as a
worker, free legal advice. Info
347.472.3500x109 - May 25, 7 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:
Jobs: Queens Workforce 1 Career
Center, 168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl,
Jamaica. Info 718.557.6755, www.nycgov/workforce1
John V. Daniels, Jr. Post No. 2813
Address Change 47-53 43rd St, Sunnyside.
Info 718.335.0700.
May 21, 2 pm
Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside Flag Day
Parade (Participants must call
718.786.4141 by May 31) Info www.sunnysideparade.com. Jun 11
NYC Small Business Support Center
Business courses, one-on-one help, more.
www.nyc.gov/business, 718.570.8500
QEDC Workshops (www.queensny.org,
click on programs for regist/locations):
-Restaurant Management Bootcamp, NYC
Department of Small Business Services
May 19, 2-3:30
-M/WBE Forum, May 19, 6-9 pm

UnitedHealthcare Building
30 Flatbush Avenue
-LIC Meet & Greet - May 23, 8:00 AM
Sunnyside Gardens Park Memorial Day
Fair 48-21, 38th Ave, Sunnyside. Live
entertainment, old fashioned BBQ, baked
goods, beer and wine, music and magic,
bouncy house, rides and prizes, carnival
games, face painting, arts and crafts, 50/50
raffle, more. Info facebook.com/sunnysidegardenspark. May 28, 12-5:30 pm (Rain date May 29)
United Forties Civic Association Mtg St.
Teresa’s Parish Center, 50-22 44th St,
Woodside. May 19, 7 pm


Big Apple Circus The Grand Tour
Cunningham Park, Grand Central Pkwy,
Oakland Gardens. Acrobats, clowns,
Wheel of Wonder, more. thru June 12
Louis Armstrong House (40 min. tours
$10/$7/free under 4 yrs) 34-56 107 St,
Corona, group rates: 718.478.8274.
-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 Milwaukee
Brewers) - May 20, 7:10 pm
-Saturday Premium Giveaway Bucket
Hat (vs Milwaukee Brewers) May 21,
time TBD
-Family Sunday Eye Black (vs
Milwaukee Brewers) - May 22, 1:10 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.
-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
-The Witness (Screening & panel discussion) Opens theatrically Jun 3. RSVP publicity@noreget.com, 212.431.0090.
May 26, 7 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.
-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,
-First Fridays Drinks in garden w/ cash
bar (wine & beer) 5-8 pm; Center of
Attention gallery talk (free), 7-8 pm. Jun
3, Jul 1, Aug 5, Sep 2 (open 10 am-8
-Intimate Tea Ceremonies w/ Tom Sachs
or Tea Expert Johnny Fogg (Exhibition
held thru July 24.) Upcoming: May 21,22:
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.
Only in Queens Summer Festival
Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Tours &
culture, exhibits, food & cart vendors, family friendly fun. Jun 26, 1 pm &
Summer Stage Concert w/ Ginuwine,
Mack Wilds, Kd ‘n Play, DJ Camilo
Flushing Meadows, Jun 26, 5-8 pm
Queens College Kupferberg Center for the
Arts, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing.
-QC Choral Society Performs Verdi’s
Requiem ($20) Colden Auditorium. Tix
718.793.8080, www.kupferbergcenter.org
Group discounts avail. May 21, 8 pm
-Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World at
Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Live performances, borough’s famous foods, art,
more. Need tix? More info coming.
Queens Council on Arts Dance Party
FAB@50! ($75 & $125 VIP) Nona
Hendryx, Ronnie Drayton, Warren
McCrae, DJ Rampage Global, music curation by Will Calhoun of Living Colour. LIC
Landing, 52-10 Center Blvd, LIC.
May 26, 6:30-9:30 pm
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592. 9700, www.queensmuseum.org.
-Queens International 2016
Performances - May 22, 2-3 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
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
-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
Queensborough Performing Arts
Center, Queensborough Community
College 222-05 56th Ave, Bayside. Tix at
Box Office, 718.631.6311
-Oratorio Society of Queens: Spring
Concert, Fauré Works ($10-$35).
718.279.3006, www.QueensOratorio.org at
QPAC - May 22, 4 pm
-Music of the Knights (Queens Symphony
celebrates the music of Sir Paul
McCartney, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir
Elton John) - May 29, 3 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.
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon
Blvd, LIC. Info (718) 956-1819,
-SkowheganPerforms -May 21, 2-6 pm
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop:
Gigantic Sculptures Made Small
May 21, 12-3 pm
-Design/Build Workshop: Lamp I May
22, 11 am-3 pm
-Free Yoga - Saturdays, 9:30-10:30 am
& Sundays, 10-11 am
-Free Tai Chi - Sundays, 11 am-noon
-Exhibition: LANDMARK - Thru Aug
28, 3-6 pm
York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd,
Jamaica, 718-262-2000
-Uptown Funk: A Tribute to Atlantic
Records by the York College Big Band
at Milton G. Bassin PAC -May 18, 7 pm
-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. Students must prepare a solo
piece of any style that makes them sound
their best on their instrument. Last Day of
Auditions: May 21, 12-3 pm at Milton G.
Bassin PAC.


50th Anniversary Bash to Celebrate
QCA’s Founding LIC Landing, 52-10
Center Blvd, LIC. Info 347.505.3013,
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 &
www.brandeisscholarshipfund.org. May
22, 9:30 am-12 pm

Queens Council on the Arts Fab@50
Dance Party! Celebrating 50 years of the
Arts in Queens ($75/$175) LIC Landing,
52-10 Center Blvd, LIC. May 26, 6:30-9:30
Silver Screen and Papagalo Reunion of
the Ages ($20) Central Bar Restaurant, 20-
30 Steinway St, Astoria. Advance Tix
917.865.3414. - May 20, 9:30 pm
Spring Into Woodhaven Dinner Dance
($65) Greater Woodhaven Development
Corporation’s Fundraiser Woodhaven
Manor, 96-01 Jamaica Ave, Woodhaven.
Tix: 718.805.0202. Jun 10, 7:30-11:30 pm
Italian Charities of America 83-20
Queens Blvd., Elmhurst. Info 718-478-
-Fashion Show Enjoy latest spring and
summer fashions, hot food, wine, music,
dancing. May 22, 2-6 pm
-Bi-Weekly Dances ($10/13) May 21
St John’s Prep/Mater Christi HS Golf
Outing The Seawane Club, Hewlett
Harbor. Info Marilyn Willhelm,
718.721.7200x686. Jun 20


Emblem Health 206-20 Linden Blvd,
Cambria Hts. ALL FREE/MUST REGISTER 866-539-0999. Full listing ehnc.com
-Relaxing Neck and Shoulder Massage -
May May 18, 12-3 pm
-Medicare Seminar - May 18, 11:30-12:30
-Legal Seminar: Immigration Law,
Eldercare, Wills, Trusts, and Estate Law
May 21, 12:30-3:30 pm
-Managing COPD May 25, 11:30am-12:30
Meditation/Stress Management Wkshop
(free) 120-55, Queens Blvd, Rm 213, Kew
Gardens. May 19, 7-8:30 pm
Mount Sinai Queens
-Blood Pressure Screening Dellamonica-
Steinway Senior 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
-Breast Health Screening and Education
MSQ Family Health Assoc. May 18
through Aug 17, 5 pm
-Stop Stroke – May 19, 3pm
New York-Presbyterian / Queens
Presents “Stress / Depression: How
Stress Often Leads to Depression” Lang
Auditorium, 56-45 Main St, Flushing. Info
718.661.7219, dmg9016@nyp.org.
May 19, 12-1 pm
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)
-Firehouse Health Center, 89-56 162nd
St, Jamaica. Book appt: 347.505.7000.
May 18
-Springfield Gardens IS 59 132-55
Ridgedale St. Springfield Gardens.
May 21, 9 am-4:30 pm
Travel Warning for Pregnant Women:
Zika Virus May cause birth defects. There
is no vaccine. Info & maps of affected
areas: www.nyc.gov/health.


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
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
New York State Safe Boating Class ($65,
learning materials incl.) Flotilla,12-01 Fort
Totten, Bayside. 1 day, 8 hr boating class.
Info 347.336.5866.
May 22, 8:45 am-4:45 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 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.
For Veterans Only Evening College Prep
and GED Classes (free) LaGuardia
Community College, 31-10 Thomson Ave,
LIC. Info Elizabeth Allen at
Vocational Rehabilitation State Education
Department Office of Adult Career and
Continuing Education Services Queens
District Office, 11-15 47th Ave, LIC. For
persons w/ disability & unemployed Info
347.510.3100, www.acces.nysed.gov


Bowne House Museum, 37-01 Bowne St,
Flushing. Info 718.359.0528, www.bownehouse.org
-Landmark Conservancy’s Sacred Sites
Weekend - May 21, 12- 5 pm
Islam Explained: Answers to Your
Questions ($5/$8) Central Queens Y, 67-09
108th St, Forest Hills. Topics: how Islam
differs from / is similar to Judaism, history,
practices today, status of women, fundamentalism. Email questions ahead to
pkurtz@cqy.org. - May 22, 2 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


AfroTANGO Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-
17 Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside. Info
www.thaliatheatre.org, 718.729.3880. Apr
14-May 29
Don’t Take it Personal The Good, The
Bad, The Unexpected Kew Gardens
Cinema, 81-05 Lefferts Blvd, Kew
Gardens - May 19, 7 pm
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 -May 25
Carol Sudhalter sudhalter.com,
-Guest in Jackson Heights Chamber
Orchestra St. Mark’s Church, 33-50 82nd
St, Jackson Heights - May 18, 7:30 pm
-With Pianist Patrick Poladian, feat.
Vocalist Cynthia Holliday. Memorial West
United Presbyterian Church, 286 S. 7th St,
Newark, NJ - May 28, 6 pm
Ceramic Painting Classes Schedule:
www.ceramicpaintingclasses.com. 27-14
23rd Ave., Astoria. Book your spot & info:
-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.
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
Jackson Heights Community Chorus
(JHCC) Call for Sopranos and Tenors Info
Juan Valencia 917.200.5779.
Killing Kompany Comedy Mystery
Dinner Theatre Shows for Public and
Private Events Info 212.772.2590,
-Murder at the Senior Prom! ($45)
Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave, Astoria,
718.721.7777. Jun 17, 8 pm
Make Music New York Registration
NOW OPEN (Event: Jun 21)
Musica Reginae Pres. Marimba & Piano
w/ Makoto Nakura ($10/$20, under 12
free w/ adult) The Church-In-The Gardens,
50 Ascan Ave. Music of Puts, Bach, Harder.
Tix 718.894.2178 or musicareginae.org.
May 19, 8 pm

Percussia Concert at Queens Laundromat
(free, extra charge for laundry) JH
Laundromat, 85-15 37th Ave, Jackson Hts.
May 20, 3:15 pm
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. Classes:
Pachanga Patterson 22-17 31 Av, Astoria,
-Echoes by Queens artists Always Blessd
and Domingo Carrasco. Paintings celebrate
Mexican culture - Apr 16 - May 21
Queens Council on the Arts 37-11 35th
Ave, Astoria. Info www.queenscouncilarts.org
-Edison Price Factory & Gallery Tour
Edison Price Lighting Gallery, 41-50 22nd
St, LIC. High School to Art School artists
on exhibit. Visits by appt. Info
gallery@epl.com. May 19, 2-4 pm
-LAB presents A Letter Home: Nepali
and Tibetan Women Tell Their Stories
($10) - May 21, 7-9 pm
Sculpture Center, 44-19 Purves St, LIC.
-Upcoming: First Saturdays in the Loft:
From Life! In 3D – Jun 4, 9:30 am
Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St, LIC,
www.secrettheatre.com, 718.391.0722.
-Flying Solo Festival! Deeper into to
Ladyland with Senior lesbian, Leola;
young gay man tries to escape a religious
cult in Oxymor(M)on; beyond the poetry
with Bukowski from Beyond! Tix:
http://flyingsolo4.bpt.me. May 25 – 29


Many events daily: visit www.queenslibrary.org, click on programs; call Central
Library 718.990.0700 or individual
Summer Meals (free, age 18 & below)
www.queenslibrary.org/events/summermeals. Contact local library for dates &
times. Avail Jun 29-Sept 4, Mon through
Fri, 1-2 pm (except July 3)
Central Library Branch
-Summer Reading Kick-Off Event -
Jun 4, 12:30-3:30 pm (Pre-register), 1-
3:15 pm (Activities) CLDC Rm, 89-11
Merrick Blvd, Jamaica. Celebrate real-life and fictional heroes, popular fantasy,
graphic novels, more. Info
www.queenslibrary.org/events/summerreading. Jun 4, 12-30-3:30 pm
-Sunday Concerts: Lafayette Harris
Jr. and His Jazz Quartet
Jun 5, 3-4:15 pm
-Cover Letters – Jun 8, 5-8 pm & Jun
14, 1:30-3:30 pm
-Open Mic for Poet – Jun 12, 2-4 pm
Flushing Branch
-Lincoln Center Local: Hurray for the
Riff Raff – May 18, 6:30 pm
-Meet Mingmei Yip, Author Of “The
Witch’s Market” – May 28, 2:30-4:30
-Open Mic Night – Jun 2, 6:30-8:30 pm
-Book Discussion Group – Jun 3, 1-2
-Setting Up and Funding Your
Business – Jun 10, 10 am-12 pm

Jackson Heights Branch
-Meet The Author: Radha Vatsal An
“A Front Page Affair” - June 11, 3-4
Central Library Branch
-Jamaica Flux: Workspaces & Windows
2016 Queens Central Library, 89-11
Merrick Blvd, Jamaica.
www.jamaicaflux.info. Apr 16-Jun 4
-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
-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


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: Star Searchers: “Exploring the
May Night Sky”; Spring Celebration; Vet
Tech 101; APEC Adventure Time: For the
Birds; Animal Care Trainee; Hop to It!
-Queens County Bird Club presents
“Preparing for Climate Change” by
Mark Lowery (free, light refreshments)
www.qcbirdclub.com – May 18, 8 pm
-Register for Summer Programs (ages 18
mos-13 yrs) Pre-registration req’d APEC
website or tinyurl.com/m4hmhp7for
City Parks Foundation Tryouts for
Scholarship Tennis Academy USTA/
Billie Jean King National Tennis Center,
Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Ages 8-
17 selected for free, six-week training program from July through August. Info
May 21, 2-3 pm
Hunters Point Parks Conservancy
Waterfront 5K Run Register by May 15
to receive t-shirt, swag bag. Info
http://www.hunterspointparks.org/. Jun 4
Jackson Heights Beautification Group
Spring Gardening Locations vary. Info
-69th St & Northern Blvd. Clean area
around BQE ramp & plant wild flowers.
May 21

Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main
St, Flushing, 718.886.3800, info@queensbotanical.org
Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50
Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Pk.
-Spring Sheep Sheering ($5)
May 22, 11 am-4 pm


Kew Gardens Flea Market 82-60 Austin
St, Kew Gardens. May 22, 9 am-5 pm
Spring Into the Plazas Lowery Plaza at
40th St, Bliss Plaza at 46th St. Every Friday
Now thru June
2016 Taste of Sunnyside (Ticket Pricing
TBA) 46th St & Queens Blvd. Info
www.sunnysideshines.org/events. May 24,
5:30-8:30 pm
Woodside Avenue Festival Woodside On
the Move, Woodside Ave bet Roosevelt
Ave & 65th Pl. Info www.clearviewfestival.com. May 28, 12-6 pm


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


Discounted Taxi Service to Local
Medical, Dental and Clinic
Appointments (By Catherine Sheridan Sr.
Ctr.) 60 yrs+ residing in Middle Village,
Maspeth, Glendale, Ridgewood, Elmhurst,

East Elmhurst, Jackson Heights, Sunnyside
and Woodside. Info 718.779.8305.
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.
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, Thru
Jun 20 (final 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 (new entries)

HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network Weekly support group, counseling
sessions, referrals. Info 718.777.6941
Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside 45-08 Queens
Blvd, Sunnyside. Meets the 2nd and 4th
Wednesday of every month, 6:30 pm. Info
LaGuardia Community College Green
Jobs Training Program Apply
NYC Home-STAT the Homeless
Outreach & Mobile Engagement Street
Action Teams Homelessness prevention
programs, transition and permanent housing. Contact Community Board #2
718.533.8773, qno2@cb.nyc.gov.
Sunnyside Community Services (free)
43-31 39th St, Sunnyside. Info
www./scsny.org, 718.906.0660



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
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:
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
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
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535,
-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:
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Business Assistance Calendar For business owners seeking assistance in skills.
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
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
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
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings 3rd
Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-33A
Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
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/
NYC CERT: Community Emergency
Response Team 10-week training prog ram.
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,
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
Al-Anon 21-64 41 St, Astoria,
718.728.2948. Check nycalanon.org for
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,
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
Narcotics Anonymous
OCA 85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, www.
917.443.0355. Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous 167-07 35th
Ave, 2nd Fl., Flushing
42-11 155 St, Flushing. 718.279.1046.
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
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
-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


137-35 Northern Blvd & Linden Pl,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
min. tours $10/$7 seniors, students,
children/ $0m, children under 4) 34-56
107 St, Corona, group rates:
718.478.8274. www.LouisArmstrong
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
IMAGE 35 Ave & 36 St, Astoria,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6800, www.mov
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
-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.
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
-From Watersheds to Faucets: The
Marvel of NYC’s Water Supply
-Drop-in Family Workshops (free w/
Admission) Second Sundays 1:30-4:30
-Metlife Foundation Second Sundays
for Families

-Free Museum Tours Sun. 2, 3, 4 pm
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
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
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
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,
Italian Language Classes for Kids &
Adults Visit www.Camruco.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,


FIELD Y 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
Early childhood Education ages 3-5
Mon-Fri, 2-4 pm (science discovery;
cooking; literacy class; yoga class;
music) Customizable times available at
Street, Forest Hills, 718-268-5011,

-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.
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
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)
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
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.
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
-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,
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:

Fort Totten Park, North of 212 St and
Cross Island Pkwy. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
Northern Blvd & Linden Place,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org. (see Arts section for events)
SOCIETY 35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl.,
Astoria, 718.278.0700,
718.465. 1776. Open to the public Sat, 1-
5 pm
King Park, Jamaica Ave at 153 St,
Jamaica, 718.206.0547, www.kingmanor.org. Tours & school/group programs, Thurs- Sun.
83-15 Kew Gardens Road; The Center at
Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens Rd,
Kew Gardens, 718.285.6107, www.
149-14 14 Ave, Whitestone,
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
-Leading the Way: Six Outstanding
Women of Queens Exhibit (until July
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.
CTR Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Birthday Parties ($250 and up)
Weekends 10-12 pm; 1-3pm, some
weekend evenings and weekdays.
-Children’s Nature Programs (ages 18
months thru high school) weekdays,
weekend, after school, winter recess, birthday parties, internships. Ongoing.
-Family & Adult Programs
Hiking Club, Astronomy, Knitting.
-Nature Education Programs ages 18
mos. - 4 yrs. Now registering for sessions
thru Dec. Call for info.
Animal Care Trainee ages 8-12 (call for
Toddler Time - ages 24-35 months
Fledglings - ages 3-4
APEC Explorers - 2nd-3rd grade
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
-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.nyc-

May thru Nov 2015
50 Main St, Flushing, 718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org. (free adm.
after 4 pm Sun)
-Fragile Beauty: Jamaica Bay
73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park,
718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
-Interactive Discovery Center
53-51 111 St, Flushing Meadows-Corona
Park; 718.271.1500 or go to www.queenszoo.com.
149-19 38 Ave, Flushing, 718.359.6227,


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 &
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
31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC, 718.482.7244,
-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.
-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.
58-20 Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck,
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
Help with Home Energy (HEAP)
Grants 31-28 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria,
718.726.0034. Ongoing
Richmond Hill, 718.618.5405.
221-15 Horace Harding Expwy, Bayside.
Community Services, 45-25 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.886.5777.
67-09 108 St, Forest Hills,
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.
JEWISH CTR. 193-10 Peck Ave, Fresh
Meadows, 718.357.5100.
FOREST HILLS S.C. 108-25 62nd Dr,
155-55 Crossbay Blvd., Howard Beach,
718.738.8100. Mon-Fr, 9 am-4 pm
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 @
SENIOR CENTER 101-41 91st Street,
Ozone Park (meets monthly, 1st & 3rd

Thursdays in the church basement).
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
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:
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.
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.
& SVCS 59-14 70 Ave, Ridgewood,
106-06 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills,
Flushing, 718.886.5777.
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

(Hosting All Saints Church, Woodhaven
program) 85-09 118 St, Richmond
Hill/Kew Gardens.
Last Saturday of the month. Call Camille,
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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