2016-06-01 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts

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

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

Community Board 2 Mtg Sunnyside
Community Services, 43-31 39th St,
Ground Fl, Sunnyside. Jun 2, 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
Greek American Homeowner’s
Association Mtg 23-49 31st St, Astoria.
Jun 1, 7 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.
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing Jun
2, 10:30 am
-New York State Preparedness Corps
Training Program (pre-reg req’d)
Elmcor Youth & Adult Activities, 107-20
Northern Blvd, Corona. Jun 2, 11 am
-New York State Preparedness Corps
Training Program (Spanish) (pre-reg
req’d) Blessed Sacrament Church, 34-43

93rd St, Jackson Hts. Jun 3, 11 am
-“Next New Idea to New Venture” Class
(pre-reg req’d) Jun 6, 6 pm
Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside Flag Day
Parade (Participants must call
718.786.4141 by May 31) Info www.sunnysideparade.com. Jun 11
NYC Department of Veterans’ Services
NEW & first of its kind Queens
Satellite Office Queens Borough Hall,
Ste 222, 120-55 Queens Blvd. Enhanced
accessibility for veterans to services.
Walk-ins welcome. Info 718.286.2868.
Tues thru Thurs, 10 am- 2 pm
NYC Small Business Support Center
Business courses, one-on-one help, more.
www.nyc.gov/business, 718.570.8500
Queens Council on the Arts Presents
HS2AS Fall & Spring Session Exhibition
(free) 37-11 35th Ave, Astoria.
Celebrating accomplishments of young
artists in High School to Art school fall &
spring sessions. To Jun 11, Monday thru
Friday, 9 am-5 pm
QEDC Workshops (www.queensny.org,
click on “programs” for regist/locations):
Info 718.263.0546, Programs
queensny.org.
-New Idea to new Venture Intro course
covers basics of business registration. Jun
6, 6 pm
-Intro to Licensing, Labeling and
Inspections for Food Processors
Processing license, labeling, inspection,
manufacturing a packing project.
Jun 7, 6 pm
-8(a) Certification Workshop Helps
small, disadvantaged business compete,
access to special government contracts,
mentors & more. Jun 8, 2 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.

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

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,
718.463.7700.
-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. www.LouisArmstrongHouse.org.

-On Exhibit: Hotter Than That - 90
Years of Louis Armstrong and His Hot
Five - Thru October
Mets / Citi Field Events Free Shirt
Fridays, Super Saturdays, Family
Sundays. Season/Partial Plan/Single
tix on sale at Mets.com, 718.507-
TIXX.
-Zac Brown Band Performance Drake
White & The Big Fire to open. Tix online
at mets.com/zbb & 718.507.TIXX.
Aug 19.
-Upcoming: Beyonce Jun 7 & 8; Dead &
Company - Jun 25 & 26
Museum of the Moving Image 36-
01 35th Ave, Astoria/LIC,
718.777.6888, 718.784.0077,
718.777.6800, more events:
www.movingimage.us.
- Arcade Classics: Video Games
from the Collection - Thru Oct 9.
-Computer Films of the 1960s
Thru Aug 14
-To The Moon and Beyond: Graphic
Films and the Inception of 2001: A Space
Odyssey Exhibition Thru Aug 14
MoMA PS 1 22-25 Jackson Ave, Queens.
momaps1.org.
-Cao Fei - April thru August 2016
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 pm
-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. www.armstrongswonderfulworld.com/
June 29, 1-7 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
2018
-Queens International 2016 35 artists
living or working in Queens; short films
made in or about Queens; Debut of
Lockwood gift shop at Queens Museum.
Thru July 31
-Second Sundays for Families Special
events & exhibition tours on the hour.
1:30-4:30 pm
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:
Nation Building, Jun 4 12-3 pm
-Design/Build Workshop: End
Table I, Jun 5, 11 am-3 pm [meet at
Noguchi Museum]
-Socrates Sculpture Studio Youth
Art Exhibition - Jun8, 4-6 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

DINNERS/ DANCES/ FUNDRAISERS

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
YMCA Wine Tasting & Auction w/
Honorees Elizabeth Lusskin, President,
LIC Partnership and Paula Kirby,
Managing Director, Plaxall Inc. Enjoy
wine tasting, local food, entertainment.
Info & tix: www.ymca.org/licwinetasting.
Jun 8, 6:30-9:30 pm

HEALTH:

Emblem Health 206-20 Linden Blvd,
Cambria Hts. ALL FREE/MUST REGISTER 866-539-0999. Full listing ehnc.com
Long Island City YMCA Summer
Membership Open House 32-23 Queens
Blvd, LIC. 3-month Summer membership, $200 for adults & $275 for families.
Info 718.392.7932 or ymcanyc.org/lic.
Jun 4, 10 am-3 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 noted)
-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: www.nyc.gov/health.

SCHOOL/CLASSES/KIDS/PETS

Asian American Student Advocacy
Project (ASAP) (Coalition for Asian
Amerian Children & Families)
Applications: www.cacf.org. Info
mwu@cacf.org, 212.809.4675 x 107.
Applications are due June 17.
Bayside HS 80th Birthday Bash June
11, 5-9 pm, on South Lawn, for all graduating classes & Bayside community; June
10: tours, yearbook viewing, guest spkrs,
student-written production of SING.
Sponsors welcome. Info 718.229.7600
x3531
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

ARTS OTHER:

Astoria Symphony Orchestra Presents
Music with the Maestro Sage Music,
44-02 23rd St #414, LIC. Music, wine, &
big announcement. (Music by Bach,
Mozart, Massenet, Bizet, songs of Judy
Garland, more.) Jun 5, 7 pm
Ceramic Painting Classes Schedule:
www.ceramicpaintingclasses.com. 27-14
23rd Ave., Astoria. Book your spot &
info: 718.433.6288,
Ceramiccreationsbypaulinezammit.com.
718.433.6288
-Open Ceramic Classes ($15, Adults &
children under 12) Bring your own beer
or wine. Snacks will be provided.
Wednesdays, 3-6 pm & 7-10 pm; Fridays,
3-6 pm, 8-11 pm; Saturdays (Adults only;
bisque sold separately; BYOB, snacks
provided) 9 pm-12 am
-Ladies Paint Nite Out ($15) Saturday,
TBA. Check website for upcoming
events.
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,
www.killingkompany.com
-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.
718.361.1750
-Upcoming: First Saturdays in the Loft:
From Life! In 3D – Jun 4, 9:30 am
St. Andrew Avellino Free Art Show
Student Art Show. St. Andrew Avellino
Academy Cafeteria, 158 St, off Northern
Blvd. - Jun 3, 6-8 pm

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM:

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/ summer meals. Contact local library for
dates & times. Avail Jun 29-Sept 4,
Mon through Fri, 1-2 pm (except July
3)
Astoria Branch
- Full Circle Writer’s Recital
Creative Writing Group at
Broadway Library has moved to
Astoria! Group will present short
selections created over past 9
months; moderated by playwright
Johnny Culver. Feel free to bring
your own lunch. Jun 18, 12-2 pm
Broadway Branch
- Full Circle Writer’s Workshop
Writers encouraged to submit scripts,
stories, poems, & more. Read & discuss works in progress, conclude
series with performance of finished
works w/ playwright Johnny Culver.
Please bring paper, pencil, & short
piece of writing (5 pgs max). Jun 4,
3-5 pm
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 Poets – Jun 12, 2-4
pm
-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
Flushing Branch:
-Open Mic Night 5-min presentation
of poetry, written word, music, comedy, or spoken word. Jun 2, 6:30-8:30
pm
- Book Discussion Group
( Recurring) Selections incl: 6/ 3
“Half a Life” by V.S. Naipaul; 7/11

“Eight Hundred Grapes” by Laura
Dave; 8/5 “I Was Told There’d Be
Cake” by Sloane Crosley. Jun 3, July
1, Aug 5, 1 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
-Celebration of Gay Pride Month:
Screening: “Before Night Falls”
Jun 22, 6-8:30 pm
Steinway Branch
-Book Discussion Group Discuss
the novel “All the Light We Cannot
See” by Anthony Doerr. Occupied
France sets novel during WWII and
centers on a blind French girl and
German boy.
Jun 27, 6:30-8 pm

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
( APEC) Pre-register for ALL
events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
APEC Gala Celebrates 40 Years!
($150/$135) Terrace on the Park, 52-11
111th St. Info 718.229.4000. Cocktails,
dinner, silent auction w/ offerings.
Jun 20, 6-10 pm
-This Week: Toddler Yoga; Young
Discoverers Club: Forest Findings; Yoga
in the Elements
-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/m4hmhp7 for July/August
Hunters Point Parks Conservancy
Waterfront 5K Run Info
http://www.hunterspointparks.org/. Jun 4
Jackson Heights Beautification Group
Spring Gardening Locations vary. Info
FODoherty@aol.com :
-IS 145, 80th St & 34th Ave – Tree care –
Jun 4

STREET FAIRS, FLEAS, FARMERS

Oye Corona! Celebration of Culture at
Corona Plaza Workouts, Dancer
Performances, Art-making, Live Music,
Storytime, Causes. 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

FREE SERVICES:

CM Dromm:
-Free Community Legal Services
Appointments 718-803-6373, 37-32 75
St., First Floor, Jackson Heights -
Wednesdays, betw. 5 & 8 pm
-Free Citizenship Classes Emerald Isle
Immigration Ctr, 59-26 Woodside Ave.
2nd floor, Woodside, More Info call/text

646-545-7214 - Mon, Tues, 6 - 9 pm
-Free English Classes for Adults Queens
Community House, 108-25 62 Dr., Forest
Hills. Info 718-592-5757 ext. 216
-Free Housing Legal Services For
Corona, Corona Heights, Elmhurst,
Lefrak City. Facing eviction, need repairs,
roommate issue, Call 718-316-9993
AAFE Jackson Heights 93-03 Roosevelt
Ave, 2R, Jackson Heights.
-Free Services: Immigration /
Naturalization, Senior Benefits,
Community Health Advocate 93-03
Roosevelt Ave 2R, Jackson Heights;
Flushing Office 133-04 39 Ave., Flushing
Chhaya CDC 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl.,
Jackson Hts:
- Free Citizenship Application
Assistance Appt, info:
718.478.3848. 3rd Sundays, 2:30-6
pm
-Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid
Soc. & Chhaya CDC, Sen. Peralta,
CM Dromm. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-
6: 30 pm: By APPOINTMENT
718.478.3848.
New York Irish Center, Pieta House
10-40 Jackson Ave, LIC. Free, professional, confidential, therapeutic
approach to people in crisis.
718.482.0909. Info newyorkirishcenter.org. Also:
-Senior Computer Club Sat., 11-1 pm
-Knit and Natter Club Tues. 11-1 pm
-Senior Lunch Club Weds., 1-4 pm

SENIORS

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
Queens Community House Pomonok
Senior Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing.
Classes:
-Circuit Training Class utilizes exercise
machines; doctor’s note req’d prior to
start. Tues, 10 am;

-Wellness Class Weds, 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 www.sunnysidekiwanis.org.
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, 718.906.0660

ONGOING EVENTS; ORGANIZATIONS

Clubs:

Angelo Graci Republican Club
Community Center of Christ
Lutheran Church, 101-18 101st Ave,
Ozone Park.
Every 4th Tues, not Jul, Aug, Dec)
Environmental Protection Weekly
Pipeline Newsletter accepts
announcements, feedback, suggestions newsletter@dep.nyc.gov.
Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens 29-21 21
Ave, Astoria, 718.204.2444,
www.italianfederation.com.
FDNY free fire safety presentations
Minimum two weeks notice required
718.281.3870.
Queens Best Toastmasters Club
Public Speaking / Effective
Communication. Elmhurst Hospital,
Conference Rm. A- 1- 15, 79- 01
Broadway. Every Sat, 10 am
Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce
Luncheons Every 2nd Tues, 12:30
pm. Locations to be determined:
www.sunnyside-chamber.org
United Forties Civic Assn. 43-22
50th Street, Woodside. Every 1st
Thurs., 7 pm
VFW Post 4787 monthly meeting 19-12
149 St, Whitestone. Every 2nd Mon, 8 pm
VFW, John V. Daniels Jr. Post 2813
montly meeting NEW address: 47-53 43
St, Woodside, 718.335.0700. Every 3rd

Saturday, 2 pm.
Vietnam Veterans of America,
Queens Chapter 32 New location:
19-12 149 St, Whitestone, 11357,
718.746.3160 (previously at 88-61
76 Ave, Glendale).

Community, Educ., Precinct Boards:

108th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. Sunnyside Community Svcs.,
43-31 39 St, ground fl., Sunnyside.
Every last Tues, 7pm
110th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. VFW 150, 51- 11 108 St,
Corona, info 718.476.9310. Every
2nd Thurs, 7 pm
112th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. 68-40 Austin St, Forest Hills.
Every 3rd Weds, 7:30 pm
114th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01
24th Ave, LIC. Every 4th Tues, 7 pm
Community Bd. 1 Mtg. Astoria
World Manor. Info 718-626-1021.
Every 3rd Tues.
Community Bd. 2 Mtg.
Info: www.cb2queens.org. org,
718.533.8773. 1st Thurs, 7 pm
Community Bd. 3 Mtg.
718.458.2707, www.cb3qn.nyc.gov.
Every 3rd Thurs 7:45 pm
Community Bd. 4 Mtg. VFW Post
150, 51- 11 108 St, Corona,
718.760.3141. Every 2nd Tues, 7:30
pm
Community Bd. 5 Mtg: Christ the
King H. S. Cafeteria, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village,
1st Weds Every other month, 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew
Gardens Community Center, 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd, Ste. 202. Info
718.263.9250, Every 4th Weds, 9:30
am
Community Bd. 7 Mtg.
718.359.2800. Every 2nd Mon, 7 pm
Community Bd. 9 Mtg. For location
call 718.286.2686 • Every 2nd Tues,
7:45 pm
Comm. Educ. Council 24 Mtg. Info.
718.418.8160, Glendale. Every 4th
Tues. location TBA. 7 pm
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Mtg.
30-48 Linden Pl., Rm. 407, Flushing,
or P.S. 91 Rm 119, 68-10 Central
Ave, Glendale. Confirm
718.281.3786. Every 1st Weds, 7 pm
(Tentative location, Please Call)
Comm. Dist. Ed. Council 26 M.S.
67, 51- 60 Marathon Pkwy, Room
B44A, Little Neck. Info
718.631.6927, Bayside ( meets
monthly, call for info).

General Interest:

ACQC For Undocumented
Immigrants (Advocacy Ctr. of Qns
Cty) Receive a Soc. Sec. Card
through the DACA, Legal, Housing,
Health Educ., Mental Health,
Education, Case Mgmt., Food &

Nutrition and Syringe Exchange.
Main site 161-21 Jamaica Ave., 6th
Fl, Jamaica, 718-896-2500, (also in
Woodside & Far Rockaway.)
AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening,
support. www.americaworks.com, 212.
599.5627. Also in Jamaica and Far
Rockaway
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
- Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535,
animalscanttalk@aol.com
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, Atlas Park, 80-36,
Cooper Ave., 718.326.6070,
www.bobbiandthestrays.org/Adopt.aspx.
- Kitty Karetakers of Queens
Astoria, Long Island City, Sunnyside,
Woodside: 718.670.7221
- Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps
find homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
www.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Business Assistance Calendar For business owners seeking assistance in skills.
www.queensbp.org.
Earth Day NYS DEC new user-friendly
website navigation by topic: Outdoor
Recreation; Animals, Plants, Aquatic
Life; Chemical and Pollution Control;
Lands and Waters; Education; Energy;
Permits and Licenses; Public
Involvement and News; Regulations and
Enforcement; Publications, Forms, Maps,
etc. Info visit www.dec.ny.gov
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848
x11 Thurs 9: 30 am- noon (ID
required)
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food
only, photo ID. Basement Rectory,
35- 20 Greenpoint Ave, LIC,
718.729.8957. Thurs 10:30 am- noon,
Sat 1:30-3 pm
-St. Teresa 50-20 45 St, Woodside,
info 718.784.2123 x22 • Tues, 6-7pm
(Photo ID Required)
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The
#2 cancer killer. Age 50+, once a
decade. Info for screening American
Cancer Soc 800.227.2345.
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid
Soc. & Chhaya CDC, Sponsored by
Sen. Peralta, CM Dromm. 37-43 77
St, Jackson Hts, 2nd Floor. Every 2nd
Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: Call for appt
718.478.3848.
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings
3rd Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc
32-33A Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
718.651.1917.
Freeze Your Rent Seniors/ disabled
in rent- controlled/stabilized apts
freeze rent below 1/3 your income w/
SCRIE or DRIE; gives landlord tax
credit. Age 62+, on SSI, SSDI, Vets’
Disability. Total income below $50K.
Bring: proof of income, rent, age.
Astoria Restoration Assn, 31- 28
Ditmars Blvd, hrs: M-F, 11 am-4 pm,

718.726.0034.
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands
of jobs on construction projects by Gov.
Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/ jobs/regional.shtm.
NYC CERT: Community Emergency
Response Team 10-week training program.
www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/get_involved/cert.shtml.
NYC Recovers: Work Progress
Program Qualified service providers
needed to deliver program. Program reimburses wages paid to hurricane-affected
residents age 16+. Visit www.nyc.gov,
NYC Recovers: Work Progress link.
Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA) Can help get noncustodial parents’ child support, help locate them,
paternity, court orders, medical support,
collection & medicaid. 32-20 Northern
Blvd, 6th Fl. (Honeywell St. entrance),
718.784.6979.
Riders Alliance Organizing mass transit
riders for affordable fares, service restoration, general improvements. www.ridersny.org.
Queens Econ. Devel. Corp. Resources
for small business owners, entrepreneurs,
General Queens events. Info
718.263.0546, www.queensny.org/qedc/
Sunnyside Community Svcs.
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications. 718.784.6173 x110.
-Free training to be Home Health Aide,
job placement. 718.784.6160 x338.
Volunteer Opportunities:
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc.
Info 718.2611092 x5523.
-Helping Hands for the Disabled:
Be a Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours
w/ a disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
-Public Benefit Counselor Volunteers
age 55+, 212.614.5412, www.cssny.org
Thursday Workshop for Latinas In
Spanish; Info on health & safety
issues for immigrant Latinas:
HIV/ AIDS, Domestic Violence,
Substance Abuse, Sexuality,
Depression, Self Esteem. Voces
Latinas office, 37-63 83 St., Suite
1B, Jackson Hts - Thurs, noon - 2 pm
Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

Support Groups:

Adult Protective Svcs. For 18 years or
older, mentally/physically impaired;
abused, neglected or exploited. Call 311;
212.630.1853 or
www.a069apscris.nyc.gov/cris.
Al- Anon 21- 64 41 St, Astoria,
718.728.2948. Check nycalanon.org
for events.
Co- Dependents Anonymous,
Women
85- 18 61 Rd, Rego Park,
718.805.1032. Fridays, 10 - 11:45 am
Domestic Violence 37- 63 76 St,
Jackson Heights, 718.639.8370,

AmericanFamily.com
Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be
a Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/
a disabled person. 718.639.8893
(Every 3rd Sat)
HANAC Western Queens
Caregivers Network For those caring for Alzheimer’s, dementia, chronic illness patients. Support, counseling, info, referrals. 718.777.6941.
Jackson Heights Al-Anon At St.
Mark’s Episcopal Church, 82 St & 34
Ave, 1st Floor, Parish House,
718.457.1511 - Tuesdays, 8:30 pm
Jovenes (Youth) AA (Spanish Only)
www.jovenesqueensaa.com. 102- 08
Northern Blvd, Corona. Open 24 hrs,
7 days a week. 718.426.7467
Lexington Hearing & Speech
Center
Hearing testing, infants to seniors,
www.lexnyc.org, 718.350.3171.
NAMI ( National Alliance on
Mental Illness of Queens/Nassau)
Zucker Hillside Hosp., Sloman Aud., 266
St & 76 Ave, Glen Oaks, 718.347.7284.
Check full list of groups at
www.namiqn.org
Narcotics Anonymous
www.westernqueensna.org,
718.962.6244
OCA 85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, www.
obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.org,
917.443.0355. Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous 167-07 35th
Ave, 2nd Fl., Flushing
www.queensoa.org
42- 11 155 St, Flushing.
718.279.1046. Tuesdays
Queens Community House
Caregiver Support Groups:
-1st & 3rd Mondays, 6-7:30 pm info
& reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd, # 202, Kew
Gardens.
-2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 1-2:30 pm, info
& reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd, # 202, Kew
Gardens.
-1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm,
info & reg: 718.592-5757 x230, 108-
25 62 Dr, Forest Hills.
-Russian Caregiver Education Group
Last Thursday each month, info &
reg: 718.592-5757 x247, 108-25 62
Dr, Forest Hills.
Queens Counseling Svcs. of
Foundation for Religion and
Mental Health 43-43 Bowne St, 1st
fl., Flushing, 718.461.6393 and
516.547.4318
Samuel Field Y 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org. Programs: Adult Ctr.,
Afterschool, learning disabled, singles, parents, space for parties.
-Early Stage Dementia Care program: Support group, word games,
exercise, current events, music, trips
- Tues & Thurs, 10 am- 2 pm;
Caregiver support for spouses, Weds;
Adult child group Tues. Info
718.225.6750x331 or x243

-Weekday programs for preschool children (ages 3-5) w/ developmental disabilities & their families. Snacks served.
Programs are ongoing & may be joined at
any time. Info & RSVP: 718.423.6111 ext
242: Gym And Creative Exploration -
Mon & Weds, 3-4:30 pm
SMART Recovery
www.smartrecovery.org. 97- 29 64
Rd, Rego Park, 212.631.1198. Every
Sun, 11:30 am
Women’s Support Group
Kissena Jewish Center, 43-43 Bowne
St, Flushing, info & reg.
718.461.1871.
Alternating Thurs, 10 am

Arts:

FLUSHING TOWN HALL
137-35 Northern Blvd & Linden Pl,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org.
LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC.
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
LOUIS ARMSTRONG HOUSE (40
min. tours $10/$7 seniors, students,
children/ $0m, children under 4)
34-56 107 St, Corona, group rates:
718.478.8274. www.LouisArmstrong
House.org.
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
718.784.2084.
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING
IMAGE 35 Ave & 36 St, Astoria,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6800,
www.mov ingimage.us.
NOGUCHI MUSEUM ($10/ $5 seniors, student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC
public H.S. ID) 9-01 33 Rd, LIC,
718.204.7088, www.noguchi.org.
Free every first Friday
QUEENS COLLEGE 65-30 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.997.5000.
Aaron Copland School of Music
Concerts almost daily, info
718.997.3800
-QC Opera Studio; QC Orchestra;
QC Choral Society, faculty, student
ensembles, alumni, guests
(Donation suggested) Daily schedule
www. qc. cuny.edu/ music,
718.997.3800.
-Queens College Evening Readings
See schedule at www.qcreadings.org
- Queens Symphony Orchestra
Family Concerts to Apr 6, 2014 -
noon
-Chamber Music Live to December
11, 10 am; Revelations: Arts
Education for Young People
Check back in Spring 2015 for official date & time
-Free Social Anxiety Support &
Treatment for Queens Residents
QC Psychological Ctr. Email contact
info, best times, & whether it’s ok to
leave a msg. to QCPC@qc.cuny.edu.
- Godwin- Ternbach Museum 405
Klapper Hall, 718.997.4747, www.qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/godwinternbach/.

QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.

9700, www.queensmuseum.org. Art
access for those with autism and special needs.Reg: email mitra@queensmuseum.org. (schedule online),
718.592.9700.
-Panorama of the City of New York
-World’s Fair Visible Storage
- The Neustadt Collection Of
Tiffany Glass
-From Watersheds to Faucets: The
Marvel of NYC’s Water Supply
System
-Drop-in Family Workshops (free
w/ Admission) Second Sundays 1:30-
4:30 pm
- Metlife Foundation Second
Sundays for Families
-Free Museum Tours Sun. 2, 3, 4 pm
QUEENS THEATRE
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org,
718.760.0064.
QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE Performing Arts Ctr.,
222-05 56 Avenue Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
Queens Symphonic Band Openings
for woodwind, brass, bass and percussion instrumentalists. No audition
required, sit in on next concert -
Begins Sep 9. Bring your instrument.
Info 718.340.8324. Email
phizy@aol.com
Rehearsals Wednesdays, 7:15-9:45
pm
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819,
wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
YORK COLLEGE MUSIC
Concerts almost daily, 94-20 Guy R.
Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, 718- 262-
2000.

Arts Other:

Calpulli Music Mexican dance class
and performance. See calpullidance.org for dates and time.
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Auditions/ rehearsals. Forest Hills
Jewish Ctr., 106-06 Queens Blvd.
www.Fhso.org. Wednesdays, 7:30-10
pm
Greek Folk Dancing Classes (free)
26- 80 30 St, Astoria, info, reg
718.726.7329 - Adults: Saturdays 2-
3:30 pm; Children: Fridays, 6-7 pm
Green Space dance studio, 37-24 24 St,
LIC
Italian Language Classes for Kids
& Adults Visit www.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,
718.729.3880

Health:

BAY TERRACE CTR OF SAMUEL
FIELD Y 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
718.423.6111.
Early childhopd Education ages 3-5
Mon-Fri, 2-4 pm (science discovery;
cooking; literacy class; yoga class;
music) Customizable times available
at sfy.org
CENTRAL QUEENS Y 67-09 108
Street, Forest Hills, 718-268-5011,
www.cqy.org.
-Play Gym Pre-register
-Ballet Classes w. Yana Volkova,
Mon and Fri, ages 5-12, info x500 or
e-mail dberman@cqy.org. Register
now.
CROSS ISLAND YMCA 238-10
Hillside Ave, Bellerose. See online for
afterschool programs:
ymcanyc.org/crossisland.
EMBLEMHEALTH NEIGHBORHOOD CARE 206-20 Linden Blvd,
Cambria Heights. Info
www.ehnc.com, 866.539.0999. Most
events are RSVP/ Registration
required, 646.476.1294.
-Living w/ Diabetes (cooking, medication) - Low- Impact Zumba -
Fitness Workout - Sitting Zumba -
Meditation
- Cellphones for Elders - Caregivers
Empowerment Group -
Understanding Medicare.
MOUNT SINAI QUEENS Free
health events at various locations,
registration required, 718.267.4333,
( registration and more events
www.mshq.org/ events).
-Prana Yoga for Busy People, Douris
Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd Floor
Exercise Room, Astoria. Tuesdays, 6:30
pm. Registration required.
-Gentle Yoga for Everyone Douris
Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd Floor
Exercise Room, Astoria - Tuesdays, 11
am & noon (registration required)
-Flu Shots ($15)
NEW YORK HOSPITAL QUEENS 56-
45 Main St., Flushing / 174-03 Horace
Harding Exwy, Fresh Meadows. Call for
schedule, pre-registration, 718.670.1695.
Schedule info NYHQ.org events link.
-Support Groups: Diabetes Educ., New
Moms, Look Good-Feel Better Female
Cancer (Cancer Ctr, 56 Ave & 141 St),
Blood Drive, Breastfeeding, Support
Group, (Cancer Ctr), Tai Chi Class; Yoga;
Radication Oncology Patient Education
Series.

NO-COST DIGITAL MAMMOGRAMS and Clinical Breast Exams
American-Italian Cancer Foundation.
Regularly comes to various communities.
For women age 50+ w/o insurance; 40+
w/insurance, annual recommended. Call
for info and appointment near you
(required) 877.628.9090.
SAMUEL FIELD Y
Programs: Adult Ctr., Afterschool,
learning disabled, singles, parents,
space for parties. 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org.
- Early Stage Dementia Care
Program: Support group, word
games, exercise, current events,
music, trips - Tues & Thurs, 10 am-2
pm; Caregiver support for spouses,
Weds; Adult child group Tues. Info
718.225.6750x331 or x243
-Early Childhood Program ages 2-5
Bay Terrace, 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
Bradley Richman, 718.423.6111 (registration ongoing)
-Ongoing program for developmentally disabled children (ages 3-6;
join any time):
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play ($5
per family) Little Neck Location.
718.423.6111 ext 242. Mon 3-4:30
pm
-Wednesday Night Singles ($7m/
$ 10nm refreshments included)
Reservations, info Ilene Yair
718.225. 6750 x236. 2nd, 4th Weds, 7
- 9 pm
- Partner Abuse Counseling
Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal
svcs. Ongoing

Health Other:

Blood Donors Needed (Especially
O-Negative) To donate or organize a
drive, call NYCB 800.933.2566,
www.nybloodcenter.org.
Jewish Guild Healthcare Healthcare
services for visually impaired and multi-disabled. Info 800.284.4422, www.guildhealth.org.
Scan Van Mobile Mammography
appointments required 800.564.6868
NYFAC (NY Families For Autistic
Children) Free Zumba Classes
164- 14 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard
Beach
Fridays, 7-9 pm , 347.566.3122

Historical Societies:

BAYSIDE HISTORICAL SOCIETY Fort Totten Park, North of 212 St
and Cross Island Pkwy. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
718.352.1548.
FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Place,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org. (see Arts section for events)
GREATER ASTORIA HISTORICAL SOCIETY 35-20 Broadway, 4th
Fl., Astoria, 718.278.0700,

www.astorialic.org.
GREATER RIDGEWOOD HISTORICAL 143- 135 37 Ave,
Flushing, 718.465. 1776. Open to the
public Sat, 1-5 pm
KING MANOR MUSEUM
King Park, Jamaica Ave at 153 St,
Jamaica, 718.206.0547, www.kingmanor.org. Tours & school/ group
programs, Thurs- Sun.
MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY
83- 15 Kew Gardens Road; The
Center at Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew
Gardens Rd, Kew Gardens,
718.285.6107, www.friendsofmaplegrove.org.
PAN- MACEDONIAN ASSOCIATION 149-14 14 Ave, Whitestone,
718.747.0488.
QUEENS HISTORICAL SOC.
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37
Ave, Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
-Leading the Way: Six Outstanding
Women of Queens Exhibit (until
July 2016).
WOODHAVEN CULTURAL &
HISTORICAL SOC. Emanuel
United Church of Christ, 91 Ave &
Woodhaven Blvd, Woodhaven,
718.846.1907.

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

Long Island City branch Jeanne
Elmezzi Adult Learning Ctr., 37-44
21 St, LiC. Free English and Pre-
GED class, computer use
718.752.3720.
Central Library 719.990.0700
89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica.
- Children’s Library Discovery
Center
Adjacent to Central Library • ongoing Ravenswood Branch Family Literacy
Ctr., 35-32 21 St, LIC.718.990.0882
-Pre-GED Classes Steinway Adult
Learning Center. Check online for times
Woodhaven Book Discussion Group
Woodhaven Branch, 85- 41 Forest
Pkwy, 718.849.1010. 3rd Weds, 2 pm
OTHER EVENTS call or visit online for
time & place & registration (see above):
Arts & Crafts ages 5-12 yrs;
Mother Goose Infants ages 9-18 mos.;
STARs: Senior Theatre Acting Repertory;
ShapeUp NYC: Yoga/ Stretch/Full Body
Fitness; Driver Safety AARP; English
Conversation; Tech Safety; Computer
Classes New York Cares Computers for
Beginners, various languages; Book
Discussions; Citizenship Classes;
Residential Food Waste Drop-Off; Project
LeafDrop (no twigs, branches); Learn to
Grow; Green Crafts; Eco-Crafts for
Preschoolers; Toddler Time; Belly Dance
Workshop pre-register; Zumba.

Parks & Recreation:

AL OERTER RECREATION CENTER 131-40 Fowler Ave, Flushing.
New classes, low-cost membership:
Chair aerobics, wheelchair-friendly
exercise machines, basketball. Kids:
kickball, indoor soccer, flag football,
whiffleball; adults: dodgeball, walleyball, volleyball in evenings.
ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL CTR Pre- register for ALL
events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Birthday Parties ($250 and up)
Weekends 10-12 pm; 1-3pm, some
weekend evenings and weekdays.
-Children’s Nature Programs (ages
18 months thru high school) weekdays, weekend, after school, winter
recess, birthday parties, internships.
Ongoing.
-Family & Adult Programs
Hiking Club, Astronomy, Knitting.
-Nature Education Programs ages 18
mos. - 4 yrs. Now registering for sessions
thru Dec. Call for info.
Animal Care Trainee ages 8-12 (call
for info)
Toddler Time - ages 24-35 months
Fledglings - ages 3-4
APEC Explorers - 2nd-3rd grade
FLUSHING MEADOWS-CORONA
PARK Grand Central Pkwy,
Whitestone Expwy between 111 St
and College Point Blvd, Park Drive E
/ # 7 train to Mets-Willets Point
Station.
FOREST PARK Union Tpke & Park
Lane, Woodhaven
FORT TOTTEN Fort Totten Visitor
Center, Bldg. 502, North of 212 St
and Cross Island Pkwy
NYC PARKS
-Trees Count Volunteer
Opportunities Help map & record
info on indiv trees on every city
block to help plan stewardship efforts
on equitable tree distribution. No
exper. nec. Info & sign- up at
www.nycgovparks.org/trees/treescountMay thru Nov 2015
QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDEN
43-50 Main St, Flushing,
718.886.3800, www.queensbotanical.org. (free adm. after 4 pm Sun)
-Fragile Beauty: Jamaica Bay
Landscapes
QUEENS COUNTY FARM MUSEUM 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral
Park, 718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
QUEENS ZOO
-Interactive Discovery Center
53-51 111 St, Flushing Meadows-
Corona Park; 718.271.1500 or go to
www.queenszoo.com.
VOELKER ORTH MUS., BIRD
SANCTUARY, VICTORIAN GDN.
149-19 38 Ave, Flushing,
718.359.6227, www.vomuseum.org.

Schools:

BAYSIDE HS 32- 24 Corporal

Kennedy St, Bayside, 718.229.7600,
www.baysideshighschool.org.
- Updated Student Programs:
Digital Art & Design; Music
Performance & Production;
Environmental Engineering &
Technology; Humanities & Nonprofit
Management; Computer
Programming & Web Design; Sports
Medicine & Management.
CUNY: NYC College Line
www.NYCCollegeLine.org.
Constantly updated info; Rapid support from professionals; readiness;
admissions info; financial aid; summer internships; visit, join, or open
online forums
LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY
COLL.
31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC, 718.482.7244,
www.laguardia.edu/acereg.
- Free GED Program at Adult
Learning Center, 718.482.5385
-Home to Work Ctr. For displaced
homemakers. Assessment, counseling, referrals, workshops, computer
& vocational training, job search
assistance. 718.482.5166.
-Practical Nurse Program funding
available. 718.609.2130
-Veterans Upward Bound Program:
Free Evening College Prep and GED
classes; Apply GI benefits; Computer
Workshops: Tues & Thurs 6-9:30 pm, Rm
C337. RSVP, limited seating. Elizabeth
Allen 718.482.5386/ 5231.
SAMUEL FIELD Field YM & YWHA
58-20 Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck,
718.225.6750.
Ongoing registration. RSVP, info
718.423.6111 ext 242; email
ASmith@sfy.org. Progs $5 per family: - Indoor Playground ($ 7 for one
adult, one child; $2 for each add’l)
for age 5 and under, must be w/ adult.
climbers, bridges, balance beam,
activities; sneakers required; No registration. Weds 10:45-11:45 am, 718.225.6750
ext 229, Email CGiancola@sfy.org
-Gym and Creative Exploration ($5
per family; ages 3-5 with developmental disabilities & their families)
Little Neck - Wednesdays, 3-4:30 pm
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play ($5
per family; ages 3-5 with developmental disabilities & their families)
At Bay Terrace Ctr, 212-00 23 Ave,
Bayside. Mondays 3-4:30 pm

Senior Centers:

Pomonok Senior Ctr. (QCH) 67-09
Kissena Blvd, Flushing,
718.591.3377.
-SNAP screening, applic. assistance,
recertification; age 60+ M-F, 8 am-4
pm
-Care Assistance w/applics, recerts,
SNAP, Medicare, Medicaid; translation svcs; English, Russian, Spanish.

Monday & Wednesday; 9 am-4 pm
(by appt only)
Queens Community House Caregiver
Support Services 108-25 62nd Dr, Forest
Hills. www.queenscommunityhouse.org.
-Monday & Wednesday evenings,
Tuesday afternoons, Groups meet twice
per month. 718.268.5960 ext 226
-Tuesday afternoons, once per month, in
Russian. 718.592.5757 ext 247

AARP Chapter 2889: American
Legion Hall beginning in September,
Grand Ave, Maspeth 718.672.9890.
Meetings 1st & 3rd Weds, 12 pm
ASTORIA RESTORATION ASSN
Help with Home Energy (HEAP)
Grants 31-28 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria,
718.726.0034. Ongoing
ATRIA KEW GDNS & LIGHTHOUSE INT’L. 117- 01 84 Ave,
Richmond Hill, 718.618.5405.
BAYSIDE SENIOR CTR (Catholic
Charities).
221- 15 Horace Harding Expwy,
Bayside. 718.225.1144.
BENJAMIN ROSENTHAL
PRINCE STREET SENIOR CTR.
Selfhelp Community Services, 45-25
Kissena Blvd, Flushing,
718.886.5777.
CENTRAL QUEENS YM & YWHA
67- 09 108 St, Forest Hills,
718.395.9641.
CCNS/PETER J. DellaMONICA Jr.
Center for Seniors 23-56 Broadway,
Astoria, 718.626.1500 &
718.278.4432.
FLUSHING HOUSE 38-20 Bowne
St, 347-532-3025 or 718.762.3198.
FLUSHING- FRESH MEADOWS
JEWISH CTR. 193-10 Peck Ave,
Fresh Meadows, 718.357.5100.
FOREST HILLS S.C. 108-25 62nd
Dr, 718.699.1010.
HOWARD BEACH S.C.
155- 55 Crossbay Blvd., Howard
Beach, 718.738.8100. Mon-Fr, 9 am-
4 pm
JOINT PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE FOR OLDER ADULTS
212.273.5260.
KEW GDNS COMMUNITY CTR.
80-02 Kew Gardens Rd, Suite 202,
Kew Gardens, 718.997.6000. Open
M- F, 10am- 4pm. Health, Arts,
Taxes, Medicare, Computers,
Workshops, Lectures. Call for
schedule. See website for recreational activities in the area @
www.KewGardens.com
NATIVITY B. V. M.— ST. STAN’S
SENIOR CENTER 101- 41 91st
Street, Ozone Park (meets monthly,
1st & 3rd Thursdays in the church
basement). 718.845.3691
PETER CARDELLA S.C.
68-52 Fresh Pond Rd, Ridgewood,
718.456.9355, 8 am-4 pm Every day.
-One Stop Social Work, Receive
social services, Every thursday
Visit www.cardellaseniors.org for
other offerrings
POMONOK S. C. 67- 09 Kissena

Blvd, Flushing, Contact Angella at
718.591.3377. Monthly calendar of
Events available online through
Queens Community House website:
qchnyc.wordpress.com
QUEENS COMMUNITY HOUSE
108- 25 62 Dr, Forest Hills,
718.592.5757.
qchnyc.wordpress.com
Eviction Prevention Unit ( EPU)
Negotiate w/landlords, identify emergency resources, stabilize long-term
living situation.
Free Legal Counseling: Power of
attorney, medical proxy designation,
advice. By appointment, call above.
Peer; Caregiver Support Groups
QCH: Forest Hills, Jackson Hts,
Flushing; in English, Spanish, Russian,
Bengali. Info 718.592.5757 x238
-Free Housing Programs: Eviction
Prevention (Court papers/process, advocacy, tenants of foreclosed);
Entitlements SCRIE, Disabled Rent
Increase Exempt. (DRIE); HEAP (heating), Family Eviction Prevention, Public
Benefit Screening;
-Tenant Info/Train/Advocacy: Repair
issues, harassment, rent overcharges, capital improvement; Property Owner
Info/Assist: SCHE, STAR Tax Credit
RSVP 718.268.5960 x226.
QCH Pomonok Senior Ctr 67-09
Kissena Blvd, Flushing,
718.591.3377.
-Movies: Old Faves, New Hits
Wednesdays, 1 pm
- SNAP screening, application &
recertification assistance - info
718.591.3377
-Dear Abby discussion group
Thursdays, 11 am
-Men’s Exercise Group w/ professional trainer (age 60+) space limited, bring DOCTOR’S NOTE permitting exercise and use of gym equipment. QUEENS INTERAGENCY COUNCIL ON AGING (QICA) Queens
Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd,
Room 319, Kew Gardens,
718.268.5954.
REGO PARK S.C. 93-29 Queens
Blvd, Rego Park, Irina 718.896.8511.
Free membership, classes, workshops, case assistance. Hot lunches
served 12 pm-1 pm in Dining Hall.
RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT
CTR & SVCS 59- 14 70 Ave,
Ridgewood, 718.456.2000.
SELF-HELP AUSTIN ST. S.C.
106-06 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills,
718.520.8197.
SELF-HELP BENJAMIN ROSENTHAL S. C. 45- 25 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing, 718.886.5777.
SELF- HELP MASPETH 69- 61
Grand Ave, Maspeth, 718.429.3636
STEINWAY S.C. 20-43 Steinway St,
Astoria. Activities and services
include: lunch; social services, educational workshops, chair yoga, meditation and aerobics; line dance and

ballroom dance; lifestyle management classes; oil painting and crafts
classes; humor and politics discussion; sing- alongs and first run
movies. 718.626.1500. Mon-Fri, 8:30
am-4:30 pm

SENIOR LUNCH PROGRAMS:
CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION
(Hosting All Saints Church, Woodhaven
program) 85-09 118 St, Richmond
Hill/Kew Gardens.
Last Saturday of the month. Call Camille,
728.847.2649.
SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY SVCS
CENTER FOR ACTIVE OLDER
ADULTS 43-31 39 St, Sunnyside,
718.784.6173.
https://www.scsny.org/

Street Fairs, Flea/Farmers’ Markets

-Astoria Greenmarket 14 St, 31 Ave
& 31 Rd • To Nov 18, 8 am - 3pm.
-Corona Greenmarkets
Roosevelt Ave & 103 St. Fridays to
Nov 20, 8 am - 3 pm.
-Elmhurst Hospital Greenmarket
41 Ave, 80 & 81 Sts. Tuesdays, to
Nov 24, 8 am - 4 pm.
-Forest Hills Greenmarket &
Composting* Queens Blvd & 70th
Ave. Sundays, Year Round, 8 am - 3
pm.
-Jackson Heights Greenmarket &
Composting* 34 Ave & 78 St,
Sundays Year Round, 8 am to 3 pm
(Winter hours 8 am. - 2 am.)
-LIC Youthmarket Vernon Blvd
betw. 48 & 49 Aves. Vendors wanted,
apply www.nyc.gov/sapo. Saturdays
to 9/26
9 pm - 4 pm
-Pomonok Community Farmers
Market Pomonok Neighborhood
Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing,
Across from Queens College, Main
Gate • To Nov 25, Wednesdays, 9
am— 4 pm
-Queens Botanical Garden Farmers
Mkt Fridays (see Parks, QBG), To
Nov 20, Fridays, 8:30 am – 4 pm
-Queens Urban Market 50-01 2nd
St
Hunters Point, Long Island City,
Mon-Sat, 11am - 12am, Sun, 11 am-
10 pm. (718) 433-4995.
-Socrates Sculpture Park
GrowNYC Greenmarket &
Composting* (see Parks, Socrates)
Saturdays to Nov 21, 8 am - 4 pm,
Compost collected every Saturday, 8
am - 2 pm
-Sunnyside Greenmarkets &
Composting* Skillman Ave, betw.
42 & 43 Sts, Open Saturdays, Year-round, 8 am - 3 pm.

*Composting tips: freeze food scraps: fruit & vegs, coffee grounds & filters, tea bags, eggshells, nutshells, bread, pastano toppings. Please no meat, dairy, bones, or oily foods.

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