2016-06-22 / 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:

114th Precinct Community Council
Mtg Riccardo’s, 21-01 24th Ave, Astoria.
Jun 28, 7 pm
AM Dendekker & CM Constantinides
Host “Books, Barrels, and Shredding”
Concert (free) Jackson Hts Shopping
Cntr, 31st Ave & 77th St. Shred documents, take out books from Queens
Mobile Library, take home rain barrel.
Info 718.457.0384. Jun 25, 10 am-2 pm &
Dendekker Hosts Concert (free) Bring
your own chairs. June 25, 4-6 pm
CM Dromm Events:
-Free Community Legal Services w/
CUNY School of Law. 37-32 75 St, 1st
Fl, Jackson Hts. By Appointment
718.803.6373. Wednesdays, 5-8 pm;
At Jewish Center, 37-06 77th St, Jackson
Heights. Info 718.803.6373.
Jobs: Queens Workforce 1 Career
Center, 168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl,
Jamaica. Info 718.557.6755, www.nycgov/workforce1
BP Katz Events All at Queens Borough
Hall (unless otherwise noted), 120-55
Queens Blvd, Kew Gardens.
-Katz Concert Series (free) Concerts
throughout Queens, rain or shine. Full
schedule of locations & times:
www.queensbp.org/katzconcerts. Jun 28
thru Aug 7:
-SummerStage feat. Mack Wilds, Kid
‘N Play & Ginuwine during “Only in
Queens Festival” Flushing Meadows Jun
26, 4:30 pm
-“Only In Queens” Summer Festival
feat. The Queen’s Cartoonist, Radio
Jarocho, Kumbakin, FJ Music, &
Zikrayat Flushing Meadows Corona Pk.
Guided tours, exhibits of World’s memorabilia, food and craft vendors, international cuisine, more. Jun 26, 1-8 pm
-Yoel Sharabi & Band MacDonald Park,
Queens Blvd bet Yellowstone Blvd &
70th Rd, Forest Hills. Jun 28, 6 pm
Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside
-Mtg 45-08 Queens Blvd, Sunnyside.
Info www.sunnysidekiwanis.org. Jun 22,
6:30
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
NY State Citizen Preparedness Corps

Training Program Pre-reg req’d
-Brooks Senior Center 143-22 109 Ave.
Jun 23, 11 am
-Queens Spanish Seventh Day Adventist
Church 40-34 102nd St. Jun 23, 6 pm
QEDC Workshops (www.queensny.org,
click on “programs” for regist/locations):
Info 718.263.0546, Programs
queensny.org. The Entrepreneur Space,
36-46 37th St, LIC. 718.392.0025
-Signing A Commercial Lease: What
You Need to Know! Jun 22, 5:30 pm
Queens Land Use Public Hearing
Queens Borough Hall 120-55 Queens
Blvd, Jun 23, 10:30 am
Summer Video & Photography
Program Queens Community House,
108-25 62nd Dr, Forest Hills. Apply:
www.qchnysc.org. Program runs Jul 11
thru Aug 19. More info: 718.592.5757.
Appl. DUE at QHS by Deadline - Jun 24

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

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
-No-No Boy Pan-Asian Repertory
Theatre’s adaptation of John Okada’s
novel exploring repercussions of choices
made during wartime, internment on family, friends, community - Jun 26, 2:30 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. www.LouisArmstrong
House.org.
-On Exhibit: Hotter Than That - 90
Years of Louis Armstrong and His Hot
Five - Thru October
Mets / Citi Field Events Free Shirt
Fridays, Super Saturdays, Family
Sundays. Season/Partial Plan/Single tix
on sale at Mets.com, 718.507-TIXX.
-2015 World Series NLDS Rematch vs.
Kansas City Jun 21-22
-Upcoming: Dead & Company - Jun 25
& 26
-Family Sundays Promo: Sunglasses
(vs Chicago Cubs) Jul 3, 1:10 pm
-Styx Postgame Concert (vs. the San
Diego Padres) Aug 13, 7:10 pm
-Zac Brown Band Performance Drake
White & The Big Fire to open. Tix online
at mets.com/zbb & 718.507.TIXX.
Aug 19.
-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.
-Series: David Bordwell: How 1940s

Critics Changed American Film
Culture Screening of Citizen Kane,
The Picture of Dorian Grey, more. Jun
24-26
-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.
-Rockaway! (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 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.
-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.
-Ramones Mania Full Day of
Ramones-related events, Punk Rock
Heavy Metal Flea Market, films, Q&A
w/ Ramones inner circle, book signings, performance by an all female
Ramones cover band. - Jun 25, 12-6 pm
-Samita Sinha and Brian Chase: This
Space Jun 26, 1-1:40 pm & 3-3:40 pm
(July 4 again)
-Las Reinas Final Performance by
Jesus Benavente and Felipe
Castelblanco
Jul 31, 1-2 pm
-Hey! Ho! Let’s Go: Ramones and the
Birth of Punk The Ramones’ 40th
Anniversary - 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
-Qns Int’l (thru July 31)
Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St, LIC.
email 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.
-Summer Saturdays & Sundays
Register Now! Jul 2 thru Sept 3
Queens Theatre, 14 United Nations Ave
S, Corona. Tix 718.760.0064.
-LIC Landing By COFFEED Outdoor
café gives half of Happy Hour (4-7 pm)
proceeds to Queens Theatre every
Thursday. Learn about theatre, get secret
info on upcoming 2016/17 season.
Through Jun 30
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01
Vernon Blvd, LIC. Info (718) 956-
1819, socratessculpturepark.org
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Tin
Can Totems - Jun 25, 12-3 pm
-Design/Build Workshop: Stool II
Jun 26, 11 am-3 pm
-Paddling in Hallets Cove
Jun 25, 1-4 pm
-Free Yoga - Saturdays, 9:30-10:30 am
& Sundays, 10-11 am
-Free Tai Chi - Sundays, 11 am-noon
-Exhibition: LANDMARK - Thru Aug
28, 3-6 pm
-GrowNYC Greenmarket Jun thru
Nov 19; Saturdays, 8 am-4 pm
-BIG Reuse Compost Collection Jun
thru Nov 19, Saturdays, 10 am-1 pm
Summer Stage Concert w/ Ginuwine,
Mack Wilds, Kd ‘n Play, DJ Camilo
Flushing Meadows, Jun 26, 5-8 pm
York College Summer Music
Production Program 2016 (Tuition-free,
for NYC Public HS Students) Earn college credit by taking: MUS 101: Intro to
Music History (Pathways) and MUS 225:
Computer Music; create a CD; receive
textbooks, MTA cards, lunch vouchers,
and all necessary resources. More info &
apply, contact Dr. Tom Zlabinger,
tzlabigner@york.cuny.edu,
718.262.2412.

DINNERS/ DANCES/ FUNDRAISERS

CM Dromm & Jackson Heights

Merchants Assoc. In Support of Mayor
Bill de Blasio (Guest: $50; Friend: $100;
Supporter: $175; Co-Host: $250; Host:
$500) Jackson Diner, 37-47 74th St,
Jackson Hts. Jun 22, 6-7:30 pm

HEALTH:

AM Braunstein Hosts Senior Health
and Wellness Forum (free, incl. lunch
for seniors) Self-Help Clearview Senior
Center, 208-11 26th Ave. Info on longterm care, estate planning, changes to prescription drug coverage, more. To reserve
space: 718.357.3588. Jun 29, 10 am-12
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)
-Korean Community Services Main
Site, 35-56 159th St, Flushing - Jun 22
Travel Warning for Pregnant Women:
Zika Virus May cause birth defects.
There is no vaccine. Info & maps of
affected areas: www.nyc.gov/health.

HISTORICAL:

King Manor Museum, 150-03 Jamaica
Ave. Info www.kingmanor.org,
718.306.0545 x13.
-Clementi & Company Concert
($25/$30) Chamber music w/ King Manor
Museum. Reservations req’d. Jun 24,
6:30-8 pm
-Summer Kick-off Festival (free, all
ages) Story-time read-aloud, blow giant
bubbles, make your own ice cream, create
work of art, play historic games & tour
museum- Jun 25, 1-4 pm

SCHOOL/CLASSES/KIDS/PETS

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:

Americana ($10, refreshments served)
Renaissance Charter School, 37th Ave &
81st St. Celebrating American patriotic
music. Sopranos & tenors needed. Those
interested should call 917.200.5779. Jun
26, 4 pm
Carol Sudhalter Info sudhalter.com,
917.667.5331
-“Where Have All the Flowers Gone”
Queens Community House Senior Center,
108-25 62nd Dr, Jun 22, 11 am
-w/ Keisha St. John, Steve Elmer, John
Robinson 966 Fulton St, Brooklyn
Jun 24, 8 pm-12 am
Holding Space ($10 per performance,
incl. one beverage) Sculpture Center, 44-
19 Purves St, LIC. Third installation of
outdoor summer music series w/ Hubble,
Tobias Wilner, Djibril Toure, Federico
Ughi, Daniel Carter, Hiro Kone, DJ Earl,
B2B Suzi Analogue. Line-up subject to
change. Info www.sculpture-center.org.
Jun 25, 5-8:30 pm
Jackson Heights Community Chorus
(JHCC) Call for Sopranos and Tenors
Info Juan Valencia 917.200.5779.
Q.E.D. A Place to Show and Tell Cafe &
education center offers classes eg: standup comedy, swing dancing & crochet,
more. 27-16 23rd Ave, Astoria 347-451-
3873 Info: Qedastoria.com.
-Spectacular Live readings of “Broad
City” spec Jun 27, 8:30 pm
-Brutally Honest Jun 28, 9 pm
-Gays on Stage: A PRIDE Event
Jun 30, 9 pm
Queens Council on the Arts, 37-11 35th
Ave, Astoria. Info queenscouncilarts.org.
-Wordfeast Presents Camila Santos
(free) Pre-reg req’d. Evening of readings
& culture w/ Brazilian writer Camila
Santos, painter Heather Simon, translator
Leila Ortiz, traditional Brazilian cuisine,
Q&A. Jun 24, 6:30-8:30 pm
The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St, LIC.

718.392.0722, secrettheatre.com
-Secret Children’s Theatre (Children
$10; Adults $15; Family-Pack $40)
Rotating line-up of children’s musicals.
Every other Saturday
-Rental Space Available For performances and rehearsals. More info & rates
space@secrettheatre.com
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

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)
Broadway Branch:
-New Writing, New Stories w/ NY
Writer’s Coalition creative writing
wkshp & share work. All levels welcome. Info: www.nywriterscoaltion.org.
Jun 30, 6-7:30 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. -Portuguese Beginner Conversation
Must attend all sessions, reg. req’d.
Jun 23, 30; Jul 7, 14, 21, 28; Aug 4, 6-
7:30 pm
-Sunday Movie: “Rise” – Jun 27, 2-4 pm
Flushing Branch:
-Gay Pride Month Celebration:
Screening of Before Night Falls
Jun 22, 6-8:30 pm
-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
Jackson Heights Branch
-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.
-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
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
Friends of Cunningham Park Flushing.
Info www.friendsofcunninghampark.org,
718.217.6452.
-Puppet Show - Jun 24, 4 pm
Hunters Point Parks Conservancy
presents Summer Movie Series (All
day) Info www.hunterspointparks.org/
-Spiderman - Jul 14
-August Rush - Aug 11
-Zootopia - Aug 25
-Ghost - Sep 15
Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main
St, Flushing. Info www.queensbotanical.org, 718.886.3600.
-Festival de Las Flores ($2-$4, free w/
garden admission) Floral creations,
Rebolú performs Afro-Colombian music,
bilingual storytime, crafts, Colombian
foods, scavenger hunt w/ visual artist
Tatiana Arocha. Jun 26, 12-5 pm
Whale and Dolphin Watching in the
Rockaways Departs from Riis Landing,
Breezy Point. Bring regular camera, video
camera, binoculars, Tix & available
times:
www.americanprincesscruises.com/dolphin_ whale_ watching.htm.

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
Italian Charities of America, 83-20
Queens Blvd, Elmhurst, 718.478.3100.
-Flea Markets ($25 for a table)
Refreshments avail.
-Dances, Special Events, Italian Nights
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.
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)

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
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/godwin-ternbach/.
QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.
9700, www.queensmuseum.org. Art
access for those with autism and special needs.Reg: email mitra@queensmuseum.org. (schedule online),
718.592.9700.
-Panorama of the City of New York
-World’s Fair Visible Storage
-The Neustadt Collection Of Tiffany
Glass
-From Watersheds to Faucets: The
Marvel of NYC’s Water Supply
System
-Drop-in Family Workshops (free w/
Admission) Second Sundays 1:30-4:30
pm
-Metlife Foundation Second Sundays
for Families
-Free Museum Tours Sun. 2, 3, 4 pm
QUEENS THEATRE
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY
COLLEGE Performing Arts Ctr., 222-
05 56 Avenue Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
Queens Symphonic Band Openings
for woodwind, brass, bass and percussion instrumentalists. No audition
required, sit in on next concert - Begins
Sep 9. Bring your instrument. Info
718.340.8324. Email phizy@aol.com
Rehearsals Wednesdays, 7:15-9:45 pm
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
YORK COLLEGE MUSIC
Concerts almost daily, 94-20 Guy R.
Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, 718-262-2000.

Arts Other:

Calpulli Music Mexican dance class
and performance. See calpullidance.org
for dates and time.
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Auditions/ rehearsals. Forest Hills
Jewish Ctr., 106-06 Queens Blvd.
www.Fhso.org. Wednesdays, 7:30-10
pm
Greek Folk Dancing Classes (free)
26-80 30 St, Astoria, info, reg
718.726.7329 - Adults: Saturdays 2-
3:30 pm; Children: Fridays, 6-7 pm
Green Space dance studio, 37-24 24 St,
LIC
Italian Language Classes for Kids &
Adults Visit www.Camr-uco.org for
Registration & class schedule
Laughing Devil Comedy Club 47-38
Vernon Blvd, LIC, 347.913.3845 •
Laughing Devil Presents - best comics
in NY ($20), every Fri & Sat, 8 & 10:30
pm • She-Devils, Sundays 8 pm ($15) •

The Big Thing ($10) Pros on the rise,
every Weds, 8 pm • Devil Science
Theater 3K ($6) Cult films & alcohol &
comedians, every Thurs, 10:30 pm
Laughing Devil Development Stage
Open mic, writing workshops, sketches, improv. Bread Box Cafe, 47-11 11
St, LIC • Thurs 6 & 8 pm
Secret Theatre Musicals, 44-02 23 St,
LIC, tix www.secrettheatre.com.
-Children’s Theatre every Saturday, 2
pm: Princess Particular alternating w/
Pirate Pete’s Parrot ($15/ $10 children/
4-pack $40)
Thalia Spanish Theatre 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside,
718.729.3880

Health:

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

Moms, Look Good-Feel Better Female
Cancer (Cancer Ctr, 56 Ave & 141 St),
Blood Drive, Breastfeeding, Support
Group, (Cancer Ctr), Tai Chi Class; Yoga;
Radication Oncology Patient Education
Series.
NO-COST DIGITAL MAMMOGRAMS and Clinical Breast Exams
American-Italian Cancer Foundation.
Regularly comes to various communities.
For women age 50+ w/o insurance; 40+
w/insurance, annual recommended. Call
for info and appointment near you
(required) 877.628.9090.
SAMUEL FIELD Y
Programs: Adult Ctr., Afterschool,
learning disabled, singles, parents,
space for parties. 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org.
-Early Stage Dementia Care
Program: Support group, word games,
exercise, current events, music, trips -
Tues & Thurs, 10 am-2 pm; Caregiver
support for spouses, Weds; Adult child
group Tues. Info 718.225.6750x331 or
x243
-Early Childhood Program ages 2-5
Bay Terrace, 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
Bradley Richman, 718.423.6111 (registration ongoing)
-Ongoing program for developmentally disabled children (ages 3-6; join
any time):
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play ($5 per
family) Little Neck Location.
718.423.6111 ext 242. Mon 3-4:30 pm
-Wednesday Night Singles ($7m/
$10nm refreshments included)
Reservations, info Ilene Yair 718.225.
6750 x236. 2nd, 4th Weds, 7 - 9 pm
-Partner Abuse Counseling Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal
svcs. Ongoing

Health Other:

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

Historical Societies:

BAYSIDE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Fort Totten Park, North of 212 St and
Cross Island Pkwy. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
718.352.1548.
FLUSHING TOWN HALL

Northern Blvd & Linden Place,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org. (see Arts section for events)
GREATER ASTORIA HISTORICAL
SOCIETY 35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl.,
Astoria, 718.278.0700, www.astorialic.org.
GREATER RIDGEWOOD HISTORICAL 143-135 37 Ave, Flushing,
718.465. 1776. Open to the public Sat,
1-5 pm
KING MANOR MUSEUM
King Park, Jamaica Ave at 153 St,
Jamaica, 718.206.0547, www.kingmanor.org. Tours & school/group programs, Thurs- Sun.
MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY
83-15 Kew Gardens Road; The Center
at Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens
Rd, Kew Gardens, 718.285.6107, www.
friendsofmaplegrove.org.
PAN-MACEDONIAN ASSOCIATION 149-14 14 Ave, Whitestone,
718.747.0488.
QUEENS HISTORICAL SOC.
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
-Leading the Way: Six Outstanding
Women of Queens Exhibit (until July
2016).
WOODHAVEN CULTURAL & HISTORICAL SOC. Emanuel United
Church of Christ, 91 Ave & Woodhaven
Blvd, Woodhaven, 718.846.1907.

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

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

Preschoolers; Toddler Time; Belly Dance
Workshop pre-register; Zumba.

Parks & Recreation:

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

718.359.6227, www.vomuseum.org.

Schools:

BAYSIDE HS 32-24 Corporal
Kennedy St, Bayside, 718.229.7600,
www.baysideshighschool.org.
-Updated Student Programs: Digital
Art & Design; Music Performance &
Production; Environmental 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
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

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

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

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 MF, 10am-4pm. Health, Arts, Taxes,
Medicare, Computers, Workshops,
Lectures. Call for schedule. See website for recreational activities in the
area @ www.KewGardens.com
NATIVITY B.V.M.—ST. STAN’S
SENIOR CENTER 101-41 91st Street,
Ozone Park (meets monthly, 1st & 3rd
Thursdays in the church basement).
718.845.3691
PETER CARDELLA S.C.
68-52 Fresh Pond Rd, Ridgewood,
718.456.9355, 8 am-4 pm Every day.
-One Stop Social Work, Receive
social services, Every thursday
Visit www.cardellaseniors.org for other

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

lunch; social services, educational
workshops, chair yoga, meditation and
aerobics; line dance and ballroom
dance; lifestyle management classes;
oil painting and crafts classes; humor
and politics discussion; sing-alongs and
first run movies. 718.626.1500. Mon-
Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm

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

Street Fairs, Flea/Farmers’ Markets

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

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

Return to top

Copyright 1999-2018 The Service Advertising Group, Inc. All rights reserved.