2016-05-25 / 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.


108th Community Council Mtg Sunnyside
Community Services, 43-31 39th St, Ground
Fl. May 31, 7 pm
Catholic War Veterans Memorial Day
Parade St. Sebastian’s School Yard,
Woodside Ave & 57th St. Info 718.476.8539.
- May 30, 11 am
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
Community District Education Council 26
Mtg. MS 74, 61-15 Oceania St, Bayside, Rm
128. - May 31, 6 pm & Annual Ballroom
Dancing, 7 pm
Community Food Pantry By Queens
Community House & Forest Hills Interfaith
Community, Food Bank for NYC. Forest Hills
Community Center, 108-25 62nd Dr. - Last
Wednesday of every month, 6-8 pm
Community Health Fair By Mt Sinai
Queens & United Community Civic
Association. Kaufman Astoria Studios, 34-12
36th St, Astoria (Enter at 35th Ave) Free
health screening & refreshments, giveaways,
clowns, face painting, bouncy castle. Bring
the kids! Jun 4, 10 am-3 pm
Community Shredding Event: Don’t Be a
Victim of Identity Theft (free) By United
Community Civic Association & Ridgewood
Savings Bank. St. Francis of Assisi, 21-17
45th St, Astoria. Limit 2 boxes per person.
Info 917.742.6975, 718.274.5400. - Jun 11, 9
am-1 pm
CM Dromm
-LGBT Pride Breakfast Fundraiser ($50-
Friend, $175-Contributor, $500-Host, $2,750-
Sponsor) Jewish Center of Jackson Hts, 37-06
77 St. RSVP
dromm2017.treasurer@gmail.com. March
w/Dromm’s contingent after the Breakfast
Jun 6, 10 am-11:30 am (parade noon, 89 St &
37 Ave)
-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.
District 30 Parent Workshop I.S. 227, 32-02
Junction Blvd, East Elmhurst. Must register
by May 26. 718.391.8380,
cec30@schools.nyc.gov. Light refreshments
served. Habra interpración en español. - Jun 2,
6-8 pm
Jobs: Queens Workforce 1 Career Center,
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl, Jamaica. Info
718.557.6755, www.nycgov/workforce1
BP Katz Events All at Queens Borough Hall
(unless otherwise noted), 120-55 Queens
Blvd, Kew Gardens.
-Memorial Day Observance Ceremony w/
Special Veteran Honorees Veterans

Memorial Garden, Queens Borough Hall.
Reception to follow in Rm 200. Rain or shine.
RSVP www.queensbp.org/rsvp or
718.286.2661. May 26, 11 am
-Parent Advisory Board Mtg w/ Guest UFT
Pres. M. Mulgrew - May 31, 6 pm
Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside Flag Day
Parade (Participants must call 718.786.4141
by May 31) Info www.sunnysideparade.com.
Jun 11
Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day
Northern Blvd. from Great Neck Rd. to 245th
St. Arrive at Father Smith Hall, Parade Divine
Wisdom Catholic Academy, 45-11 245th St,
Douglaston. Info www.lndmemorialday.org,
718.279.3200. May 30, 9:30 am-4 pm
Memorial Day Events to Honor Our
Veterans by JV Daniels Jr, Post 2813, meet
at Roosevelt Ave & 51 St.
May 30, 11 am
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):
Info 718.263.0546, Programs queensny.org.
-Exit Planning Small Business Owners
When you retire, what’s going to happen to
your business? - May 31, 1 pm
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)
Taxes-Es Inc. & Acción Latina Citizenship
CampaignApplicants must have legal permanent residency for 5 years or; 3 years if married to a US Citizen. Info on what to bring
844.908.2937, info@tax-es.biz.
May 28, 9 am-3 pm
Third Annual Interfaith Iftar Co-Sponsored
By Turkish Cultural Center in Sunnyside
($15) Central Queens Y Jewish Community
Center, 67-09 108th St. Talks by Turkish and
Jewish leaders, call to prayer, dairy Middle
Eastern meal (Kosher and Halal) catered by
Meal Mart in Kew Gardens. Reservations
encouraged at www.cqy.org/tickets,
718.268.5011 x151.
World Oceans Day ($20) New York
Aquarium, 602 Surf Ave, Coney Island,
Brooklyn. Screening of Saving Jamaica Bay,
meet cast and crew, enjoy sea lion show. Jun
8, 6:30 pm.


Big Apple Circus The Grand Tour
Cunningham Park, Grand Central Pkwy,
Oakland Gardens. Acrobats, clowns, Wheel of
Wonder, more. thru June 12
Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Blvd
(& Linden Pl.), www.flushingtownhall.org,
-Queensboro Symphony Chamber Music
Society Dvorak, Copland. (Free-will offering)
- Jun 1, 10:30 am
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
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:
-Arcade Classics: Video Games from the
Collection - Thru Oct 9.
-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, www.noguchi.org.
-Center of Attention Exhibition: “Tom
Sachs: Tea Ceremony”
Jun 3, 7-8 pm & Jun 18, 4-5 pm
-Community Day (free) Special activities:
Open Studio (11 am-2 pm), Public Tour discussion of Tom Sachs: Tea Ceremony (1 pm);
tour of museum highlights (2 pm); Center of
Attention discussion (4 pm). Jun 5, 11 am-6
-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 pm.)
-Intimate Tea Ceremonies w/ Tom Sachs or
Tea Expert Johnny Fogg (Exhibition held
thru July 24.)
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.
-Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World
(free) at Flushing Meadows Corona Park.
Live performances: Albita, Jon Faddis
Quartet, Junoon ft. Salman Ahmad, David

Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band,
more; the borough’s famous foods, art, more.
June 29, 1-7 pm
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.
-Music Tradition from Syria and Egypt
Interactive Workshop
Thru Jun 12, 1-3 pm
-Apply Now for Studio Program Due Jul 8
(Avail. Studio Fees: $200-$350 per month)
Artists will have access from 6-12 am.
-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,
-Music of the Knights (Queens Symphony
celebrates the music of Sir Paul McCartney,
Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir Elton John) -
May 29, 3 pm
Queensboro Symphony Orchestra Presents
Mahler Symphony & Bruch Romance for
Viola and Orchestra Moak Yang Presbyterian
Church, 12-25 Clintonville St, Whitestone.
May 29, 7:30 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, socratessculpturepark.org
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: In the
Neighborhood - May 28, 12-3 pm
-Design/Build Workshop: : Lamp II May
29, 11 am-3 pm
-Memorial Day Paddle in Hallets Cove
(free) Kayaking, canoeing; no boating exper.
req’d. - May 30, 1-4 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
-GrowNYC Greenmarket Jun thru Nov 19;
Saturdays, 8 am-4 pm
-BIG Reuse Compost Collection Jun thru
Nov 19, Saturdays, 10 am-1 pm


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
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 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
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,
866-539-0999. Full listing ehnc.com
-Managing COPD May 25, 11:30 am-12:30
-IDNYC Identification Card Registration
Learn how to get NYC ID card to receive discounts on items throughout city.
May 26, 10:30-11:30 am
-Fall Prevention Thru Strengthening Learn
how to avoid slipping, tripping, falling inside
& outside the house.
May 31, 12-1 pm
Hollis Health Empowerment Family and
Friends Memorial BBQ Celebration 205-20
Jamaica Ave, Corner of Francis Lewis Blvd.
Activities incl: testing for HIV & HepC, free
food, blood pressure testing, face painting,
games for everyone, multiple vendors, giveaways. May 30, 12-4 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
No-Cost Digital Mammograms & Clinical
Breast Exams American-Italian Cancer
Foundation. Women age 40+, annually. Info
and appointment (required) near you
877.628.9090, 9 am-4:30 pm unless otherwise
-Sunnyside Community Services 43-31 39th
St, Sunnyside. - May 27
-First Baptist Church of Corona 100-10
Astoria Blvd, East Elmhurst. - May 28
Travel Warning for Pregnant Women: Zika
Virus May cause birth defects. There is no
vaccine. Info & maps of affected areas:



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
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
718.482.5386/5231, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/veterans. 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


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 -
May 25
Carol Sudhalter sudhalter.com,
-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) www.makemusicny.org/participate.
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.
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 poetry with Bukowski
from Beyond! Tix: http://flyingsolo4.bpt.me.
May 25 – 29
St. Andrew Avellino Free Art Show Student
Art Show. St. Andrew Avellino Academy
Cafeteria, 158 St, off Northern Blvd. - Jun 3,
6-8 pm


Many events daily: visit www.queenslibrary.org, click on programs; call Central
Library 718.990.0700 or individual branches.
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:
-Queens Library Finance Committee &
Board of Trustees Mtgs Central Library, 89-
11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica. May 26, 6:30 & 7
-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 Poets – Jun 12, 2-4 pm
Flushing Branch:
-Meet Mingmei Yip, Author Of “The
Witch’s Market” – May 28, 2:30-4:30 pm
-Open Mic Night – Jun 2, 6:30-8:30 pm
-Book Discussion Group – Jun 3, 1-2 pm
-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 pm
Central Library Branch
-Jamaica Flux: Workspaces & Windows
2016 Queens Central Library, 89-11 Merrick
Blvd, Jamaica. www.jamaicaflux.info. Apr
16-Jun 4
-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 books.
May 26, 12-12:45 pm
-Flushing Branch
-Celebration of Gay Pride Month: Screening:
“Before Night Falls”
Jun 22, 6-8:30 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 20, 6-10 pm
-Queens County Bird Club (free, light
refreshments) www.qcbirdclub.com
-Register for Summer Programs (ages 18
mos-13 yrs) Pre-registration req’d APEC website or tinyurl.com/m4hmhp7forJuly/August
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
FODoherty@aol.com :
-IS 230, 34th Ave & 74th St – Plant raised
beds & turn soil in tree surrounds -May 28


Oye Corona! Celebration of Culture at
Corona Plaza Workouts, Dancer
Performances, Art-making, Live Music,
Storytime, Causes. May 28 (and every last
Saturday of the month), 1-6:30 pm
Spring Into the Plazas Lowery Plaza at 40th
St, Bliss Plaza at 46th St. Info: www.sunnysideshines.org. Every Friday, thru June
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
-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
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
Queens Community House Pomonok
Senior Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd, Flushing.
-Circuit Training Class utilizes exercise
machines; doctor’s note req’d prior to start.
Tues, 10 am;

-Wellness ClassWeds, 10 am;
-Arts and Crafts Weds, 10 am;
-Low Impact Body Fitness with ShapeUp
NYC (Anyone 19 y/o and above) Weds, 9 am;
-Mandarin Class beginners & intermediate
levels. Thurs, 10 am;
-Zumba Thurs, 9 am

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 www.greenworkforcenyc.org, 718.663.8407
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,



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: www.sunnysidechamber.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
-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:
-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.
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
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
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings 3rd
Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-33A
Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst, 718.651.1917.
Freeze Your Rent Seniors/ disabled in rent-controlled/stabilized apts freeze rent below
1/3 your income w/ SCRIE or DRIE; gives
landlord tax credit. Age 62+, on SSI, SSDI,
Vets’ Disability. Total income below $50K.
Bring: proof of income, rent, age. Astoria
Restoration Assn, 31-28 Ditmars Blvd, hrs:
M-F, 11 am-4 pm, 718.726.0034.
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands of
jobs on construction projects by Gov. Cuomo.
www.labor.ny.gov/ jobs/regional.shtm.
NYC CERT: Community Emergency
Response Team 10-week training program.
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
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 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
Jovenes (Youth) AA (Spanish Only)
www.jovenesqueensaa.com.102-08 Northern
Blvd, Corona. Open 24 hrs, 7 days a week.
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
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
-Russian Caregiver Education Group
Last Thursday each month, info & reg:
718.592-5757 x247, 108-25 62 Dr, Forest
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 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
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.org.
31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC. 718.482.5055,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu/ www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
tours $10/$7 seniors, students, children/
$0m, children under 4) 34-56 107 St,
Corona, group rates: 718.478.8274.
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
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,
-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
Check back in Spring 2015 for official date &
-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/.
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
-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,
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,
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
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
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


FIELD Y 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
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.
CARE 206-20 Linden Blvd, Cambria
Heights. Info www.ehnc.com, 866.539.0999.
Most events are RSVP/ Registration required,
-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)
Main St., Flushing / 174-03 Horace Harding
Exwy, Fresh Meadows. Call for schedule, preregistration, 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.
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 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.

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:

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, www.astorialic.org.
GREATER RIDGEWOOD HISTORICAL 143-135 37 Ave, Flushing, 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.friendsofmaplegrove.org.
149-14 14 Ave, Whitestone, 718.747.0488.
Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave, Flushing.
718.939.0647 x17.
-Leading the Way: Six Outstanding
Women of Queens Exhibit (until July 2016).

SOC. Emanuel United Church of
Christ, 91 Ave & Woodhaven Blvd,
Woodhaven, 718.846.1907.

Queens Library System:
Call 718.990.0700, or visit www.queenslibrary.org for program information.

Long Island City branch Jeanne Elmezzi
Adult Learning Ctr., 37-44 21 St, LiC. Free
English and Pre-GED class, computer use
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:

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.
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,
FORT TOTTEN Fort Totten Visitor Center,
Bldg. 502, North of 212 St and Cross Island
-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
May thru Nov 2015
Main St, Flushing, 718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org. (free adm. after 4
pm Sun)
-Fragile Beauty: Jamaica Bay Landscapes
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 & 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
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. 718.482.5166.
-Practical Nurse Program funding available.
-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/
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
with Home Energy (HEAP) Grants 31-28
Ditmars Blvd, Astoria, 718.726.0034.
INT’L. 117-01 84 Ave, Richmond Hill,
221-15 Horace Harding Expwy, Bayside.
Community Services, 45-25 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing, 718.886.5777.
108 St, Forest Hills, 718.395.9641.
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,
FOREST HILLS S.C. 108-25 62nd Dr,
155-55 Crossbay Blvd., Howard Beach,
718.738.8100. Mon-Fr, 9 am-4 pm
FOR OLDER ADULTS 212.273.5260.
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
CENTER 101-41 91st Street, Ozone Park
(meets monthly, 1st & 3rd Thursdays in the
church basement). 718.845.3691
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:
62 Dr, Forest Hills, 718.592.5757.
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
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.
SVCS 59-14 70 Ave, Ridgewood,
106-06 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills,

S.C. 45-25 Kissena Blvd, Flushing,
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

(Hosting All Saints Church, Woodhaven program) 85-09 118 St, Richmond Hill/Kew
Last Saturday of the month. Call Camille,
31 39 St, Sunnyside, 718.784.6173.

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
-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-
-Socrates Sculpture Park GrowNYC
Greenmarket & Composting* (see Parks,
Socrates) Saturdays to Nov 21, 8 am - 4 pm,
Compost collected every Saturday, 8 am - 2
-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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