2016-06-08 / 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.


104th Precinct Community Safety Day
Glendale Yeshiva, 74-10 88th St. Incl.
Youth Officers, Domestic Violence,
Vision Zero, Other NYPD Special Units.
Climb the NYPD Rock wall. Info
718.386.2431. July 11, 1-5:30 pm
Community Board 3 “Leon Von Holden
Memorial Health Care Expo 2016” 34-
43 Junction Blvd in front of Corona
Health Center, Corona. Participating area
hospitals, USTA, Lorenz Dance Studio,
Father Billini Folklore Dancers, more.
Free medical screenings, info for young
and old. Jun 11, 10 am-3 pm
Community Board 6 Mtg Kew Gardens
Community Cntr, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd,
Ste 202. Jun 8, 7:45 pm
Community Board 7 Mtg Union Plaza
Care Cntr, 33-23 Union St, Flushing. Jun
13, 7 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
-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.
Dutch Kills Civic Assoc. Mtg Growing
Up Green Charter School, 39-37 28th St.
Meets 2nd Thurs of every month, 7:30
pm. - Jun 9
Help Paying Off Child Support Debt
Customer Service Walk-In Center, 151 W
Broadway, 4th Fl, bet Worth St & Thomas
St, Manhattan. For two weeks, pay $1,000
or more toward child support debt owed to
NYC and NYC Department of Social
Services will match that payment. Info
929.252.5200. - Jun 1-15
Jackson Heights Beautification Group
Spring Gardening Info email
-JHBG Garden Tour - Jun 11
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.
Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside
-Mtg 45-08 Queens Blvd, Sunnyside. Info
www.sunnysidekiwanis.org. Meets 2nd &
4th Weds of every month, 6:30 pm
-Flag Day Parade
-48th Annual Flag Day Parade 41st St off

Greenpoint Ave to 48th St. Celebration
follows at Veterans Memorial Plaza, Joe
Sabba Park, Queens Blvd & 49th St. Line
up along parade route. Info 718.786.4141,
www.sunnysideparade.com. Jun 11, 11 am
(Formation begins 10 am)
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
-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/ $5 age 12 & under)
“Break the Fast” Ramadan Dinner.
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.
Turkish music. Reservations encouraged
at www.cqy.org/tickets, 718.268.5011
x151. - Jun 9, 7:30 pm
Wynwoode Gardens Civic Assoc. Mtg
St. Mary’s Parish Hall, 47th Ave & 70th
St. Info 718.424.0461. Jun 13, 7 pm
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, 718.463.7700
-Vijay Kumar: Prints and Drawings
($5 sugg’d adm.) Jun 4-26, Sat & Sun
12-5 pm (Printmaking workshop w/
artist Jun 12)
-“Dizzy Revisited” Homage to John
Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie Led by Jazz
Master Jimmy Heath and the Queens
Jazz Orchestra ($32/$42 M, $20
Students, $100/$125 Table Package w/
Reserved Table for 2, Wine & Spirits)
Jun 10, 8 pm
LIC Art Bus (free) Runs betw. Socrates

Sculpture Park, The Noguchi Museum,
Sculpture Center and MoMA PS1.
Saturdays & Sundays, 1-6 pm at 45 min
intervals thru Sept 11.
Louis Armstrong House (40 min. tours
$10/$7/free under 4 yrs) 34-56 107 St,
Corona, group rates: 718.478.8274.
-On Exhibit: Hotter Than That - 90
Years of Louis Armstrong and His Hot
Five - Thru October
Mets / Citi Field Events Free Shirt
Fridays, Super Saturdays, Family
Sundays. Season/Partial Plan/Single tix
on sale at Mets.com, 718.507-TIXX.
-Beyonce - Jun 8
-Father’s Day Caps (all fathers & kids 12
and under) Promotional Sunday (vs. the
Atlanta Braves) Jun 18, 1:10 pm
-Upcoming: Dead & Company - Jun 25
& 26
-Zac Brown Band Performance Drake
White & The Big Fire to open. Tix online
at mets.com/zbb & 718.507.TIXX.
Aug 19.
-Andy Grammer Postgame Concert (vs.
the Atlanta Braves) Jun 18, 7:10 pm
-Styx Postgame Concert (vs. the San
Diego Padres) Aug 13, 7:10 pm
-Fireworks Night (following game vs.
Washington Nationals) Sept 3, 7:10 pm
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.
-Rockway! (free) Ft. Tilden Beach, 169
State Rd. Accessible by Q22/Q35 buses,
train/shuttle to 116th St, & weekend ferry
service on American Princess. Parking
avail. at adjacent Riis Park. Jul 4th
Weekend thru Thanksgiving
-Warm Up 2016 MoMA PS1 Courtyard.
Experimental music, sound, djs, both local
& international, across range of genres.
Saturdays Jun 11 thru Aug 27, 3-9 pm
(Doors open 12 pm)
-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.
-Theo Blackmann Jazz opens
Noguchi’s concert series-Jun 12, 3 pm
-Center of Attention Exhibition:
“Tom Sachs: Tea Ceremony”
Jun 18, 4-5 pm
-First Fridays Drinks in garden w/ cash
bar (wine & beer) 5-8 pm; Center of
Attention gallery talk (free), 7-8 pm.
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

Only in Queens Summer Festival
Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Tours &
culture, exhibits, food & cart vendors,
family-friendly fun. - Jun 26, 1 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
-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
-Languages Lost and Found: A
Roundtable Jun 11, 1-3 pm
-Qns Int’l (thru July 31)
-Alina Tenser: Selections from Sports
Closet Jun 12, 3-3:30 pm
-Freya Powell: Reading Frequencies:
Omniscience Jun 12, 4-4:30 pm
-Finances and Taxes for Artists Open
A.I.R. Artist Services Program
Jun 11, 1-3 pm
Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St, LIC.
info@secrettheatre.com, 718.392.0722.
-American Bolero Dance Company
Presents Flamenco LIC 2016 ($20-$35)
Jun 11, 7 pm & Jun 12, 3 pm
-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,
-Design/Build Workshop: End Table
II Jun 12, 11 am-3 pm
-Socrates Sculpture Studio Youth Art
Exhibition - Jun 8, 4-6 pm
-LIC Bike Parade Jun 11, 11 am-4 pm
-Paddling in Hallets Cove Jun 11, 1-4
-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
Summer Stage Concert w/ Ginuwine,
Mack Wilds, Kd ‘n Play, DJ Camilo
Flushing Meadows, Jun 26, 5-8 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
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


Emblem Health 206-20 Linden Blvd,
Cambria Hts. ALL FREE/MUST REGISTER 866-539-0999. Full listing ehnc.com

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)

Travel Warning for Pregnant Women:
Zika Virus May cause birth defects.
There is no vaccine. Info & maps of

affected areas: www.nyc.gov/health.


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


The Chocolate Factory Theater: 10th
Annual Taste of Long Island City
Gantry State Park, LIC Waterfront. Info
718.482.7069. Jun 13, 5:30-8:30 pm
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)
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:
-MYQ Kaplan and Friends - Jun 13,
8:30 PM
-Role Models: Father’s Day Edition
Jun 15, 7:30 pm
-My First Time: “V-Card” Edition Incl.
comics from the film “V-Card”, Q&A session w/ sex expert. Jun 15, 9 pm
Sunnyside Artists, Inc presents Queen
of Angels Non-denominational Fine Art
Fair (free) Queen of Angels Meeting Hall,
Skillman Ave & 44th St. Raffles, glass of
wine w/ purchase. Info www.sunnysideartists.org. Jun 12, 9:30 am-4:30 pm
Thalia Spanish Theatre 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside.
www.thaliatheatre.org, 718.729.3880.
-Se Vende Apartamento Con Inquilino /
Apartment for Sale Tenant Included
Bilingual American Premiere ($25)
Comedy about human relations living
space & quality time. Jun 3-26


Many events daily: visit
www.queenslibrary.org, click on programs; call Central Library
718.990.0700 or individual branches.
Queens Library Mtgs of the
Buildings and Grounds Committee;
and Executive Committee of the
Board of Trustees R.T. Groh Board
Rm, Central Library-Jun 9, 6:30 & 7 pm
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)
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
Central Library Branch:
-Summer Reading CLDC Rm, 89-11
Merrick Blvd, Jamaica. Celebrate real-life and fictional heroes, popular fantasy, graphic novels, more. Info
www.queenslibrary.org/events/summerreading. -Cover Letters – Jun 14, 1:30-3:30 pm
-Open Mic for Poets – Jun 12, 2-4 pm
-Sunday Movie: “Rise” – Jun 27, 2-4 pm
Flushing Branch:
-Book Discussion Group (Recurring)
Selections incl: 7/11 “Eight Hundred
Grapes” by Laura Dave; 8/5 “I Was
Told There’d Be Cake” by Sloane
Crosley. 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” Jun 11, 3-4 pm
-Celebration of Gay Pride Month:
Screening: “Before Night Falls”
Jun 22, 6-8:30 pm
Steinway Branch
-Meet the Author: Anastasia Cole
Plakias And “The Farm On the Roof”
VP, founders of Brooklyn Grange share
business story, ups & downs of farming
in NYC. - Jun 9, 6:30-7:30 pm
-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


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: : What Makes Insects So
Interesting? Teach Workshop; Toddler
Tales: 10 Little Rubber Ducks; Tween
Yoga; Animal Tales: Chicken Little;
Science Fair 101: Parachute Away; Vet
Tech 101; APEC Adventure Time: Pond
Pals; Vet Tech 201; Hop to It!
-Queens County Bird Club: “A Bird
Painter’s Journey” by Mike DiGiorgio
(free, light refreshments) www.qcbirdclub.com- Jun 15, 8 pm
-Register for Summer Programs (ages
18 mos-13 yrs) Pre-registration req’d
APEC website or
tinyurl.com/m4hmhp7for July/August
City Parks Foundation Summer Sports
Programs for NYC Youth (free, various
age groups) Tennis, golf, soccer, track &
field, fitness instruction at Queens Parks:
Alley Pond Tennis Center, Astoria Park,
Baisley Bond Park, Cunningham Park,
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Forest
Park, Juniper Valley Park, Kissena Park,
more. Register www.cityparksfoundations.org. Jul 5- late Aug
Hunters Point Parks Conservancy presents Summer Movie Series (All day) Info
-Splash - Jun 16
-Spiderman - Jul 14
-August Rush - Aug 11
-Zootopia - Aug 25
-Ghost - Sep 15
Jackson Heights Beautification Group
Spring Gardening Locations vary. Info
FODoherty@aol.com :
-(see Community Section)


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
Strawberry Fair All Saints Church, 46th
St bet Queens Blvd & 43rd Ave.
Jun 11, 12-6 pm
Worldwide Woodside: A Neighborhood
Fest (free) 61st St bet Roosevelt &
Woodside Aves. Artists, community
organizations, small businesses, live
music, dance workshops, yoga, arts, street
games. Info woodsideonthemove.org.
Jun 11, 12 pm-5 pm
Woodside on The Move Multicultural
Festival 61st St bet Roosevelt &
Woodside Aves. - Jun 11, 12-5 pm


CM Dromm:
-Free Community Legal Services
Appointments 718-803-6373, 37-32 75
St., First Floor, Jackson Heights -
Wednesdays, betw. 5 & 8 pm
-Free Citizenship Classes Emerald Isle
Immigration Ctr, 59-26 Woodside Ave.
2nd floor, Woodside, More Info call/text
646-545-7214 - Mon, Tues, 6 - 9 pm
-Free English Classes for Adults Queens
Community House, 108-25 62 Dr., Forest
Hills. Info 718-592-5757 ext. 216
-Free Housing Legal Services For
Corona, Corona Heights, Elmhurst,
Lefrak City. Facing eviction, need repairs,
roommate issue, Call 718-316-9993
AAFE Jackson Heights 93-03 Roosevelt
Ave, 2R, Jackson Heights.
-Free Services: Immigration /
Naturalization, Senior Benefits,
Community Health Advocate 93-03
Roosevelt Ave 2R, Jackson Heights;
Flushing Office 133-04 39 Ave., Flushing
Chhaya CDC 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl.,
Jackson Hts:
-Free Citizenship Application
Assistance Appt, info: 718.478.3848.
3rd Sundays, 2:30-6 pm
-Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc.
& Chhaya CDC, Sen. Peralta, CM
Dromm. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30
pm: By APPOINTMENT 718.478.3848.
New York Irish Center, Pieta House
10-40 Jackson Ave, LIC. Free, professional, confidential, therapeutic
approach to people in crisis.
718.482.0909. Info newyorkirishcenter.org. Also:
-Senior Computer Club Sat., 11-1 pm
-Knit and Natter Club Tues. 11-1 pm
-Senior Lunch Club Weds., 1-4 pm


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

Elmhurst, East Elmhurst, Jackson
Heights, Sunnyside and Woodside. Info
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,
-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
Queens Interagency Council on Aging
Community Mtg Queens Borough Hall,
120-55 Queens Blvd, Rm 213. Pre-registration is advised at 718.268.5954, or
email qicany@aol.com. Jun 15, 9-11 am

ONGOING (new entries)

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
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
NYC Home-STAT the Homeless
Outreach & Mobile Engagement Street
Action Teams Homelessness prevention
programs, transition and permanent housing. Contact Community Board #2
718.533.8773, qno2@cb.nyc.gov.
Sunnyside Community Services (free)
43-31 39th St, Sunnyside. Info
www./scsny.org, 718.906.0660



Angelo Graci Republican Club
Community Center of Christ Lutheran
Church, 101-18 101st Ave, Ozone Park.
Every 4th Tues, not Jul, Aug, Dec)
Environmental Protection Weekly
Pipeline Newsletter accepts announcements, feedback, suggestions newsletter@ dep.nyc.gov.
Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens 29-21 21
Ave, Astoria, 718.204.2444, www.italianfederation.com.
FDNY free fire safety presentations
Minimum two weeks notice required
Queens Best Toastmasters Club
Public Speaking / Effective
Communication. Elmhurst Hospital,
Conference Rm. A-1-15, 79-01
Broadway. Every Sat, 10 am
Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce
Luncheons Every 2nd Tues, 12:30
pm. Locations to be determined:
United Forties Civic Assn. 43-22 50th
Street, Woodside. Every 1st Thurs., 7
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
112th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. 68-40 Austin St, Forest Hills.
Every 3rd Weds, 7:30 pm
114th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01
24th Ave, LIC. Every 4th Tues, 7 pm
Community Bd. 1 Mtg. Astoria World
Manor. Info 718-626-1021. Every 3rd
Community Bd. 2 Mtg.
Info: www.cb2queens.org.org,
718.533.8773. 1st Thurs, 7 pm
Community Bd. 3 Mtg.
718.458.2707, www.cb3qn.nyc.gov.
Every 3rd Thurs 7:45 pm
Community Bd. 4 Mtg. VFW Post 150,

51-11 108 St, Corona, 718.760.3141.
Every 2nd Tues, 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 5 Mtg: Christ the
King H.S. Cafeteria, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village, 1st
Weds Every other month, 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew Gardens
Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens
Rd, Ste. 202. Info 718.263.9250, Every
4th Weds, 9:30 am
Community Bd. 7 Mtg. 718.359.2800.
Every 2nd Mon, 7 pm
Community Bd. 9 Mtg. For location
call 718.286.2686 • Every 2nd Tues,
7:45 pm
Comm. Educ. Council 24 Mtg. Info.
718.418.8160, Glendale. Every 4th
Tues. location TBA. 7 pm
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Mtg.
30-48 Linden Pl., Rm. 407, Flushing, or
P.S. 91 Rm 119, 68-10 Central Ave,
Glendale. Confirm 718.281.3786. Every
1st Weds, 7 pm (Tentative location,
Please Call)
Comm. Dist. Ed. Council 26 M.S. 67,
51-60 Marathon Pkwy, Room B44A,
Little Neck. Info 718.631.6927,
Bayside (meets monthly, call for info).

General Interest:

ACQC For Undocumented
Immigrants (Advocacy Ctr. of Qns
Cty) Receive a Soc. Sec. Card through
the DACA, Legal, Housing, Health
Educ., Mental Health, Education, Case
Mgmt., Food & Nutrition and Syringe
Exchange. Main site 161-21 Jamaica
Ave., 6th Fl, Jamaica, 718-896-2500,
(also in Woodside & Far Rockaway.)
AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening,
support. www.americaworks.com, 212.
599.5627. Also in Jamaica and Far
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535,
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, Atlas Park, 80-36,
Cooper Ave., 718.326.6070, www.bobbiandthestrays.org/Adopt.aspx.
-Kitty Karetakers of Queens Astoria,
Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside:
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Business Assistance Calendar For business owners seeking assistance in skills.
Earth Day NYS DEC new user-friendly
website navigation by topic: Outdoor
Recreation; Animals, Plants, Aquatic Life;
Chemical and Pollution Control; Lands
and Waters; Education; Energy; Permits
and Licenses; Public Involvement and
News; Regulations and Enforcement;
Publications, Forms, Maps, etc. Info visit

Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848 x11
Thurs 9:30 am-noon (ID required)
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food only,
photo ID. Basement Rectory, 35-20
Greenpoint Ave, LIC, 718.729.8957.
Thurs 10:30 am- noon, Sat 1:30-3 pm
-St. Teresa 50-20 45 St, Woodside, info
718.784.2123 x22 • Tues, 6-7pm (Photo
ID Required)
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The #2
cancer killer. Age 50+, once a decade.
Info for screening American Cancer Soc
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc. &
Chhaya CDC, Sponsored by Sen.
Peralta, CM Dromm. 37-43 77 St,
Jackson Hts, 2nd Floor. Every 2nd
Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: Call for appt
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings 3rd
Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-33A
Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
Freeze Your Rent Seniors/ disabled in
rent-controlled/stabilized apts freeze
rent below 1/3 your income w/ SCRIE
or DRIE; gives landlord tax credit. Age
62+, on SSI, SSDI, Vets’ Disability.
Total income below $50K. Bring: proof
of income, rent, age. Astoria
Restoration Assn, 31-28 Ditmars Blvd,
hrs: M-F, 11 am-4 pm, 718.726.0034.
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands
of jobs on construction projects by Gov.
Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/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 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),
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
Al-Anon 21-64 41 St, Astoria,
718.728.2948. Check nycalanon.org for
Co-Dependents Anonymous, Women
85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, 718.805.1032.
Fridays, 10 - 11:45 am
Domestic Violence 37-63 76 St,
Jackson Heights, 718.639.8370,
Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be a
Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a
disabled person. 718.639.8893
(Every 3rd Sat)
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network For those caring for
Alzheimer’s, dementia, chronic illness
patients. Support, counseling, info,
referrals. 718.777.6941.
Jackson Heights Al-Anon At St.
Mark’s Episcopal Church, 82 St & 34
Ave, 1st Floor, Parish House,
718.457.1511 - Tuesdays, 8:30 pm
Jovenes (Youth) AA (Spanish Only)
www.jovenesqueensaa.com. 102- 08
Northern Blvd, Corona. Open 24 hrs, 7
days a week. 718.426.7467
Lexington Hearing & Speech Center
Hearing testing, infants to seniors,
www.lexnyc.org, 718.350.3171.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental
Illness of Queens/Nassau)
Zucker Hillside Hosp., Sloman Aud., 266
St & 76 Ave, Glen Oaks, 718.347.7284.
Check full list of groups at
Narcotics Anonymous
OCA 85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, www.
917.443.0355. Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous 167-07 35th
Ave, 2nd Fl., Flushing
42-11 155 St, Flushing. 718.279.1046.
Queens Community House Caregiver
Support Groups:

-1st & 3rd Mondays, 6-7:30 pm info &
reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, #202, Kew Gardens.
-2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 1-2:30 pm, info &
reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, #202, Kew Gardens.
-1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm, info
& reg: 718.592-5757 x230, 108-25 62
Dr, Forest Hills.
-Russian Caregiver Education Group
Last Thursday each month, info & reg:
718.592-5757 x247, 108-25 62 Dr,
Forest Hills.
Queens Counseling Svcs. of
Foundation for Religion and Mental
Health 43-43 Bowne St, 1st fl.,
Flushing, 718.461.6393 and
Samuel Field Y 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org. Programs: Adult Ctr.,
Afterschool, learning disabled, singles,
parents, space for 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


137-35 Northern Blvd & Linden Pl,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
min. tours $10/$7 seniors, students,
children/ $0m, children under 4) 34-
56 107 St, Corona, group rates:
718.478.8274. www.LouisArmstrong
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
IMAGE 35 Ave & 36 St, Astoria,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6800, www.mov
NOGUCHI MUSEUM ($10/ $5 seniors, student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC public H.S. ID) 9-01 33 Rd, LIC,
718.204.7088, www.noguchi.org. Free
every first Friday
QUEENS COLLEGE 65-30 Kissena

Blvd, Flushing, 718.997.5000.
Aaron Copland School of Music
Concerts almost daily, info
-QC Opera Studio; QC Orchestra;
QC Choral Society, faculty, student
ensembles, alumni, guests (Donation
suggested) Daily schedule www.qc.
cuny.edu/music, 718.997.3800.
-Queens College Evening Readings
See schedule at www.qcreadings.org
-Queens Symphony Orchestra Family
Concerts to Apr 6, 2014 - noon
-Chamber Music Live to December
11, 10 am; Revelations: Arts
Education for Young People
Check back in Spring 2015 for official
date & time
-Free Social Anxiety Support &
Treatment for Queens Residents QC
Psychological Ctr. Email contact info,
best times, & whether it’s ok to leave a
msg. to QCPC@qc.cuny.edu.
-Godwin-Ternbach Museum 405
Klapper Hall, 718.997.4747, www.
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.
9700, www.queensmuseum.org. Art
access for those with autism and special
needs.Reg: email mitra@queensmuseum.org. (schedule online),
-Panorama of the City of New York
-World’s Fair Visible Storage
-The Neustadt Collection Of Tiffany
-From Watersheds to Faucets: The
Marvel of NYC’s Water Supply
-Drop-in Family Workshops (free w/
Admission) Second Sundays 1:30-4:30
-Metlife Foundation Second Sundays
for Families
-Free Museum Tours Sun. 2, 3, 4 pm
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
COLLEGE Performing Arts Ctr., 222-
05 56 Avenue Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
Queens Symphonic Band Openings for
woodwind, brass, bass and percussion
instrumentalists. No audition required,
sit in on next concert - Begins Sep 9.
Bring your instrument. Info
718.340.8324. Email phizy@aol.com
Rehearsals Wednesdays, 7:15-9:45 pm
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
Concerts almost daily, 94-20 Guy R.
Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, 718-262-2000.

Arts Other:

Calpulli Music Mexican dance class
and performance. See calpullidance.org
for dates and time.
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Auditions/ rehearsals. Forest Hills

Jewish Ctr., 106-06 Queens Blvd.
www.Fhso.org. Wednesdays, 7:30-10
Greek Folk Dancing Classes (free) 26-
80 30 St, Astoria, info, reg
718.726.7329 - Adults: Saturdays 2-
3:30 pm; Children: Fridays, 6-7 pm
Green Space dance studio, 37-24 24 St,
Italian Language Classes for Kids &
Adults Visit www.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,


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
Street, Forest Hills, 718-268-5011,
-Play Gym Pre-register
-Ballet Classes w. Yana Volkova, Mon
and Fri, ages 5-12, info x500 or e-mail
dberman@cqy.org. Register now.
Hillside Ave, Bellerose. See online for
afterschool programs:
Cambria Heights. Info www.ehnc.com,
866.539.0999. Most events are RSVP/
Registration required, 646.476.1294.
-Living w/ Diabetes (cooking, medication) - Low-Impact Zumba - Fitness
Workout - Sitting Zumba - Meditation
- Cellphones for Elders - Caregivers
Empowerment Group - Understanding
events at various locations, registration
required, 718.267.4333, (registration
and more events www.mshq.org/

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

Health Other:

Blood Donors Needed (Especially ONegative) To donate or organize a
drive, call NYCB 800.933.2566,
Jewish Guild Healthcare Healthcare
services for visually impaired and multidisabled. Info 800.284.4422, www.guildhealth.org.
Scan Van Mobile Mammography
appointments required 800.564.6868

NYFAC (NY Families For Autistic
Children) Free Zumba Classes
164-14 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard Beach
Fridays, 7-9 pm , 347.566.3122

Historical Societies:

Fort Totten Park, North of 212 St and
Cross Island Pkwy. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
Northern Blvd & Linden Place,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org. (see Arts section for events)
SOCIETY 35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl.,
Astoria, 718.278.0700, www.astorialic.org.
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.
PAN-MACEDONIAN ASSOCIATION 149-14 14 Ave, Whitestone,
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
-Leading the Way: Six Outstanding
Women of Queens Exhibit (until July
Church of Christ, 91 Ave & Woodhaven
Blvd, Woodhaven, 718.846.1907.

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

Long Island City branch Jeanne
Elmezzi Adult Learning Ctr., 37-44 21
St, LiC. Free English and Pre-GED
class, computer use 718.752.3720.
Central Library 719.990.0700
89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica.
-Children’s Library Discovery Center
Adjacent to Central Library • ongoing
Ravenswood Branch Family Literacy
Ctr., 35-32 21 St, LIC.718.990.0882
-Pre-GED Classes Steinway Adult
Learning Center. Check online for times
Woodhaven Book Discussion Group
Woodhaven Branch, 85-41 Forest Pkwy,
718.849.1010. 3rd Weds, 2 pm
OTHER EVENTS call or visit online for
time & place & registration (see above):
Arts & Crafts ages 5-12 yrs;
Mother Goose Infants ages 9-18 mos.;

STARs: Senior Theatre Acting Repertory;
ShapeUp NYC: Yoga/ Stretch/Full Body
Fitness; Driver Safety AARP; English
Conversation; Tech Safety; Computer
Classes New York Cares Computers for
Beginners, various languages; Book
Discussions; Citizenship Classes;
Residential Food Waste Drop-Off; Project
LeafDrop (no twigs, branches); Learn to
Grow; Green Crafts; Eco-Crafts for
Preschoolers; Toddler Time; Belly Dance
Workshop pre-register; Zumba.

Parks & Recreation:

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

-Interactive Discovery Center
53-51 111 St, Flushing Meadows-
Corona Park; 718.271.1500 or go to
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 forums
31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC, 718.482.7244,
-Free GED Program at Adult Learning
Center, 718.482.5385
-Home to Work Ctr. For displaced
homemakers. Assessment, counseling,
referrals, workshops, computer & vocational training, job search assistance.
-Practical Nurse Program funding
available. 718.609.2130
-Veterans Upward Bound Program:
Free Evening College Prep and GED
classes; Apply GI benefits; Computer
Workshops: Tues & Thurs 6-9:30 pm, Rm
C337. RSVP, limited seating. Elizabeth
Allen 718.482.5386/ 5231.
58-20 Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck,
Ongoing registration. RSVP, info
718.423.6111 ext 242; email
ASmith@sfy.org. Progs $5 per family:
-Indoor Playground ($7 for one adult,
one child; $2 for each add’l) for age 5
and under, must be w/ adult. climbers,
bridges, balance beam, activities;
sneakers required; No registration.
Weds 10:45-11:45 am, 718.225.6750
ext 229, Email CGiancola@sfy.org
-Gym and Creative Exploration ($5
per family; ages 3-5 with developmental disabilities & their families) Little
Neck - Wednesdays, 3-4:30 pm
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play ($5
per family; ages 3-5 with developmental disabilities & their families) At Bay
Terrace Ctr, 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside.
Mondays 3-4:30 pm

Senior Centers:

Pomonok Senior Ctr. (QCH) 67-09

Kissena Blvd, Flushing, 718.591.3377.
-SNAP screening, applic. assistance,
recertification; age 60+ M-F, 8 am-4 pm
-Care Assistance w/applics, recerts,
SNAP, Medicare, Medicaid; translation
svcs; English, Russian, Spanish.
Monday & Wednesday; 9 am-4 pm (by
appt only)
Queens Community House Caregiver
Support Services 108-25 62nd Dr, Forest
Hills. www.queenscommunityhouse.org.
-Monday & Wednesday evenings,
Tuesday afternoons, Groups meet twice
per month. 718.268.5960 ext 226
-Tuesday afternoons, once per month, in
Russian. 718.592.5757 ext 247

AARP Chapter 2889: American Legion
Hall beginning in September, Grand
Ave, Maspeth 718.672.9890. Meetings
1st & 3rd Weds, 12 pm
Help with Home Energy (HEAP)
Grants 31-28 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria,
718.726.0034. Ongoing
Richmond Hill, 718.618.5405.
221-15 Horace Harding Expwy,
Bayside. 718.225.1144.
Community Services, 45-25 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.886.5777.
67-09 108 St, Forest Hills,
Center for Seniors 23-56 Broadway,
Astoria, 718.626.1500 & 718.278.4432.
FLUSHING HOUSE 38-20 Bowne St,
347-532-3025 or 718.762.3198.
JEWISH CTR. 193-10 Peck Ave, Fresh
Meadows, 718.357.5100.
FOREST HILLS S.C. 108-25 62nd Dr,
155-55 Crossbay Blvd., Howard Beach,
718.738.8100. Mon-Fr, 9 am-4 pm
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
SENIOR CENTER 101-41 91st Street,
Ozone Park (meets monthly, 1st & 3rd
Thursdays in the church basement).
68-52 Fresh Pond Rd, Ridgewood,
718.456.9355, 8 am-4 pm Every day.
-One Stop Social Work, Receive social

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

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

(Hosting All Saints Church, Woodhaven
program) 85-09 118 St, Richmond
Hill/Kew Gardens.
Last Saturday of the month. Call Camille,
ADULTS 43-31 39 St, Sunnyside,
718.784.6173. https://www.scsny.org/

Street Fairs, Flea/Farmers’ Markets

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

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

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