2016-06-29 / 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. SEND TWO weeks prior to the event (this is a WEEKLY paper).

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

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.
-LGBT Pride Month Celebration Partnered
with CMs Dromm, Van Bramer-Jun 29, 6 pm
-Katz Concert Series (free) Concerts throughout Queens, rain or shine. Full schedule of
locations & times: www.queensbp.org/katzconcerts. Jun 28 thru Aug 7:
Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks 40th
Anniversary. View from two locations on East
River. Celebrate nation’s 240th birthday w/ 25-
mins. fireworks on four barges bet 23rd & 37th
Streets, & in the Seaport District. Info: Visit
www.macys.com/fireworks or Hotline
212.494.4495.
Jul 4, 9:25 pm
Metrocard Van Visits Woodhaven by
GWDC. Forest Pkwy & Jamaica Ave.
Purchase, add money. For reduced fare, 65 yrs
+ bring Medicare Card, Driver’s License or
photo ID with age. Info 718.330.1234 or
GWDC 718.805.0202.
Jun 30, 1-3 pm
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
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
-Women’s Power Networking Breakfast:
Beyond the Static Website: Increase Your
Visibility on the Web (free) Queens Borough
Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Rm 200, Kew
Gardens. Info 718.263.0546. RSVP
www.queensny.com/qedc
Jun 30, 8:30-10:30 am
-Made In Queens (MiQ) Pop-up store ft.
new products every month. Looking for entrepreneurs, locally made and artisanal crafts,
food products, more, to sell there. Sign up, info
www.madeinqueens.nyc/

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

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.
-Family Sundays Promo: Sunglasses (vs
Chicago Cubs) Jul 3, 1:10 pm
-Free Shirt Fridays Promo: (vs Chicago
Cubs) Jul 1 & (vs Washington Nationals) Jul
8, 7:10 pm
-Weekend Series Promo: (vs Washington
Nationals) Jul 8-10
-Saturday Premium Giveaway: Fedora Hat
(vs Washington Nationals)
Jul 9, time TBD
-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.
-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.)
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.
-Samita Sinha and Brian Chase: This Space
July 4, 1-1:40 pm & 3-3:40 pm
-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
-Outdoor Cinema Film screenings at sundown. Wednesdays through Aug 27, 7 pm
-Guerilla Storytime Saturdays, 2-4 pm
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop:
Constellation Poetry Jul 2, 12-3 pm
-Tour of the Stars Jul 6, 7:30-9 pm
-Jazz at Socrates II Jul 7, 6:30-8 pm
-Urban Planning Workshop Composting,
first of three workshops by Hellgate Farm. Jul
9, 12-3 pm
-Paddling in Hallets Cove
-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

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 long-term 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
New York Presbyterian/Queens:
-Pediatric Epilepsy: Common Causes and
Treatment Options Queens Library at Bayside,
214-20 Northern Blvd. Jul 8, 1-2 pm
-Nasopharyngeal Cancer (In Chinese)
Radiology Oncology Conference Rm, 56-45
Main St, Flushing. Jul 15, 4-5 pm
-Prostate Health (In Chinese) Sheraton
LaGuardia East Hotel, 7th Fl Gallery Rm, 135-
20 39th Ave, Flushing. Jul 30, 10-12 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)
-Hosted by Sen. Addabbo, Queens County
Savings Bank, 156-02 Crossbay Blvd,
Howard Beach. - Jun 30
-Hosted by CM Grodenchik, Key Foods
Parking Lot, 214-14 73rd Ave, Oakland
Gardens. - Jul 1
-First United Methodist Church of Corona
42-15 104th St. - Jul 2
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.
-Hands on History: Fly A Kite Jul 2, 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:

Carol Sudhalter Various jazz combo concerts.
Info sudhalter.com, 917.667.5331
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: stand-up comedy, swing dancing & crochet, more. 27-16 23rd
Ave, Astoria 347-451-3873 Info:
Qedastoria.com.
-Gays on Stage: A PRIDE Event
Jun 30, 9 pm
-Drink-N-Draw - Jul 1, 9 pm
Queens Council on the Arts, 37-11 35th Ave,
Astoria. Info queenscouncilarts.org.
-Wordfeast Presents Santiago AntĂșnez de
Mayolo Poetry Accompanied by painter Pedro
Felipe Vintimilla, traditional Spanish cuisine
will be served, Q&A.
Jul 1, 6:30-8:30 pm
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
-Summer Saturdays Sundays Register Now!
Jul 2 thru Sept 3: Drama, Broadway Musical
classes, ages 8-17
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:
-Movie Night Wednesday: Race (2016) Jun
29, 6-8:15
-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 30; Jul 7, 14,
21, 28; Aug 4, 6-7:30 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
LIC Branch
-Video Games and Violent Content Parental
workshop designed to empower families to
raise kids to consider their online lives. - Jun
29, 4-5 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/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
-SummerStage Kids Free Performing Arts
Events. Jul 6-Aug 18. Upcoming:
-Jazzy Ash Astoria Heights Playground, 30th
St & 45th Rd. Jul 6, 10:30 am
-Acrobuffos + Rob and Miss Jane Rochdale
Park, New York Blvd & 134th Ave. Jul 11
Friends of Cunningham Park Flushing. Info
www.friendsofcunninghampark.org,
718.217.6452.
-Various events
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
Whale and Dolphin Watching in the
Rockaways ($30-40; under age 5 Free)
Departs from Riis Landing, Breezy Point.
Bring regular camera, video camera, binoculars, Tix & available times: www.americanprincesscruises.com/dolphin_ whale_ watching. htm. - Thru Oct

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:
-Origami Art Lessons -Tuesdays, 9 am
-Ballroom Dance Lessons- Tues., 11 am
-Yoga and Meditation In chair or on mat.
Wednesdays, 10:30 am
-Current Events Discussion Group

Wednesdays, 11 am
-Movie Screenings Wednesdays, 1 pm
-Zumba - Thursdays, 9:30 am
-Dear Abby Discussion Group
Thursdays, 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 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.bobbiandthe
strays.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 rentcontrolled/ 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/ce
rt.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, preregistration, 718.670.1695. Schedule info
NYHQ.org events link.
-Support Groups: Diabetes Educ., New Moms,
Look Good-Feel Better Female Cancer
(Cancer Ctr, 56 Ave & 141 St), Blood Drive,
Breastfeeding, Support Group, (Cancer Ctr),
Tai Chi Class; Yoga; Radication Oncology
Patient Education Series.
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

Senior Centers:

Pomonok Senior Ctr. (QCH) 67-09 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.591.3377.
-SNAP screening, applic. assistance, recertification; age 60+ M-F, 8 am-4 pm
-Care Assistance w/applics, recerts, SNAP,
Medicare, Medicaid; translation svcs; English,
Russian, Spanish. Monday & Wednesday; 9
am-4 pm (by appt only)
Queens Community House Caregiver
Support Services 108-25 62nd Dr, Forest
Hills. www.queenscommunityhouse.org.
-Monday & Wednesday evenings, Tuesday
afternoons, Groups meet twice per month.
718.268.5960 ext 226
-Tuesday afternoons, once per month, in
Russian. 718.592.5757 ext 247

AARP Chapter 2889: American Legion Hall
beginning in September, Grand Ave, Maspeth
718.672.9890. Meetings 1st & 3rd Weds, 12
pm
ASTORIA RESTORATION ASSN Help
with Home Energy (HEAP) Grants 31-28
Ditmars Blvd, Astoria, 718.726.0034. Ongoing
ATRIA KEW GDNS & LIGHTHOUSE
INT’L. 117-01 84 Ave, Richmond Hill,
718.618.5405.
BAYSIDE SENIOR CTR (Catholic
Charities).
221-15 Horace Harding Expwy, Bayside.
718.225.1144.
BENJAMIN ROSENTHAL PRINCE
STREET SENIOR CTR. Selfhelp
Community Services, 45-25 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing, 718.886.5777.
CENTRAL QUEENS YM & YWHA 67-09
108 St, Forest Hills, 718.395.9641.
CCNS/PETER J. DellaMONICA Jr. Center
for Seniors 23-56 Broadway, Astoria,
718.626.1500 & 718.278.4432.
FLUSHING HOUSE 38-20 Bowne St, 347-
532-3025 or 718.762.3198.
FLUSHING-FRESH MEADOWS JEWISH CTR. 193-10 Peck Ave, Fresh Meadows,
718.357.5100.
FOREST HILLS S.C. 108-25 62nd Dr,
718.699.1010.
HOWARD BEACH S.C.
155-55 Crossbay Blvd., Howard Beach,
718.738.8100. Mon-Fr, 9 am-4 pm
JOINT PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
FOR OLDER ADULTS 212.273.5260.
KEW GDNS COMMUNITY CTR. 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd, Suite 202, Kew Gardens,

718.997.6000. Open M-F, 10am-4pm. Health,
Arts, Taxes, Medicare, Computers,
Workshops, Lectures. Call for schedule. See
website for recreational activities in the area @
www.KewGardens.com
NATIVITY B.V.M.—ST. STAN’S SENIOR
CENTER 101-41 91st Street, Ozone Park
(meets monthly, 1st & 3rd Thursdays in the
church basement). 718.845.3691
PETER CARDELLA S.C.
68-52 Fresh Pond Rd, Ridgewood,
718.456.9355, 8 am-4 pm Every day.
-One Stop Social Work, Receive social services, Every thursday
Visit www.cardellaseniors.org for other offerrings POMONOK S.C. 67-09 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing, Contact Angella at 718.591.3377.
Monthly calendar of Events available online
through Queens Community House website:
qchnyc.wordpress.com
QUEENS COMMUNITY HOUSE 108-25
62 Dr, Forest Hills, 718.592.5757.
qchnyc.wordpress.com
Eviction Prevention Unit (EPU) Negotiate
w/landlords, identify emergency resources, stabilize long-term living situation.
Free Legal Counseling: Power of attorney,
medical proxy designation, advice. By
appointment, call above.
Peer; Caregiver Support Groups QCH:
Forest Hills, Jackson Hts, Flushing; in
English, Spanish, Russian, Bengali. Info
718.592.5757 x238
-Free Housing Programs: Eviction
Prevention (Court papers/process, advocacy,
tenants of foreclosed); Entitlements SCRIE,
Disabled Rent Increase Exempt. (DRIE);
HEAP (heating), Family Eviction Prevention,
Public Benefit Screening;
-Tenant Info/Train/Advocacy: Repair issues,
harassment, rent overcharges, capital improvement; Property Owner Info/Assist: SCHE,
STAR Tax Credit
RSVP 718.268.5960 x226.
QCH Pomonok Senior Ctr 67-09 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.591.3377.
-Movies: Old Faves, New Hits
Wednesdays, 1 pm
-SNAP screening, application & recertification
assistance - info 718.591.3377
-Dear Abby discussion group
Thursdays, 11 am
-Men’s Exercise Group w/ professional trainer
(age 60+) space limited, bring DOCTOR’S
NOTE permitting exercise and use of gym
equipment.
QUEENS INTERAGENCY COUNCIL
ON AGING (QICA) Queens Borough Hall,
120-55 Queens Blvd, Room 319, Kew
Gardens, 718.268.5954.
REGO PARK S.C. 93-29 Queens Blvd, Rego
Park, Irina 718.896.8511. Free membership,
classes, workshops, case assistance. Hot lunches served 12 pm-1 pm in Dining Hall.
RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT CTR &
SVCS 59-14 70 Ave, Ridgewood,
718.456.2000.
SELF-HELP AUSTIN ST. S.C.
106-06 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills,
718.520.8197.
SELF-HELP BENJAMIN ROSENTHAL
S.C. 45-25 Kissena Blvd, Flushing,

718.886.5777.
SELF-HELP MASPETH 69-61 Grand Ave,
Maspeth, 718.429.3636
STEINWAY S.C. 20-43 Steinway St, Astoria.
Activities and services 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, pasta-no toppings. Please no meat, dairy, bones, or oily foods.

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