2016-07-06 / 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:

104th Precinct Community Safety
Day w/ Youth Officers, Domestic
Violence, Highway Patrol, Vision
Zero, and other NYPD Special Units
Glendale Yeshiva, 74-10 88th St. Meet
McGruff the Crime Dog and climb
NYPD rock wall. Info Precinct
Community Affairs 718.386.2431. Jul
11, 1-5:30 pm
Community Board 2 Mtg 43-31 39th
St, Ground Fl. Sep 8, 7:30 pm
Community Board 5 Mtg Christ the
King High School CNL Rm, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave. Jul 13, 7:30 pm
Community District Education
Council 30 Mtg IS 230, 73-10 34th
Ave, Jackson Heights. Jul 11, 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.
-Joint Queens Borough Board &
Cabinet Mtg Jul 11, 5:30 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:
-Alive N’ Kickin’ Cover band from
the 60s to present. - Jul 10, 6 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
-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/
US Open Job Fair, USTA Billie Jean
King National Tennis Center, Flushing
Meadows Corona Park. Seasonal
opportunities for students, college
grads, and sports-lovers. Those interested

should email
bringyourgame@usta.com or directly
applying at www.careersusopen.icms.com.
-Open to Queens Residents - Jul 6, 10
am-2 pm
-Open to the Public - Jul 7, 4-8 pm

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall Summer Lineup
of Summer Performances, Family
Programs and More Tix on sale now:
www.flushingtownhall.org.
-Yoga in the Garden ($6, free for
FTH & Yumcha Yoga Members) Bring
mats, pack snack for a post-yoga picnic in garden and enjoy interactive
community musical performance after
evening yoga practice. - Jul 6 & 8,
9:30 am
-Poetry Slam! ($5, free for members)
Open mic for all ages and artists.
Jul 7, Aug 4 & Sept 1; 6 pm
-Painting & Collage Workshop
($160/$125 members - for all 5 sessions, materials incl.) Program culminates w/ your artwork displayed in
Visual Arts Member ’s Exhibition,
“World within a World (opening
August 7. Jul 9, 16, 23, 30; 9:30 am;
Aug 6, 9 am
Live at the Gantries Gantry State
Plaza, 50th Ave & East River (free)
Featuring Dr. K’s Motown Revue,
Dahka Band, High and Mighty Brass
Band, Ska Orchestra, more. Info
www.kupferbergcenter.org. Tuesdays,
7 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.
-Free Shirt Fridays Promo: (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
-Sunday Giveaway: Wristbands (vs
Washington Nationals) -Jul 10, 7:10
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.
-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.
-Artists at Noguchi Presents Iva
Bittova Czach violinist/singer/composer. - Jul 10, 3-4 pm
-Roundtable on Visualizing Warm
Data Curated by Eyebeam
Jul 10, 2-4 pm
-Navigating Power and Privilege:
QTPoCs Working in Institutions
Jul 10, 2-4 pm
-First Fridays Drinks in garden w/
cash bar (wine & beer) 5-8 pm; Center
of Attention gallery talk (free), 7-8
pm. Aug 5, Sep 2 (open 10 am-8 pm.)
Queens College Kupferberg Center
for the Arts, 65-30 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing.
-Family Shows Colden Auditorium.
Tix & info kupferbergcenter.org ($20-
$25 Adults, $14 for children 12 &
under) On Sale Now: Bickram Ghosh’s
Drums of India Oct 23, 3 pm; Into to
the Light by Vanaver Caravan Dec 18,
3 pm
Queens Council on the Arts QAF
Grants Application Deadline Nov 10.
Attend mandatory application info
session. More info queenscouncilarts.org/qaf
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592. 9700, www.queensmuseum.org.
-Children’s Book Celebration
Jul 10, 11 am-4 pm
-Roundtable on Visualizing Warm
Data Curated by Eyebeam
July 10, 2-4 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)
Queens Symphony Orchestra
Presents The New York Pops: A
Different Kind of Orchestra w/
Megan Hilty and Matthew Morrison
(free, first come, first serve) Forest
Hills Stadium, 1 Tennis Pl, Forest
Hills. Outdoors. - Jul 7, 7:30 pm
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
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
-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
-Festival of Kites & Kayaks Jul 9,
6:30-8 pm
-FOLLY to FUNCTION Opening Jul
9, 3-6 pm
-Paddling in Hallets Cove Jul 9, 1-4
pm
-The Metropolitan Opera Recital
Series Jul 11, 7-8 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

DINNER/DANCES/MORE:

Noshwalk: Latin American Jackson
Heights ($57, does not include personal beverage or tip for sit-down
spots) Meet in front of Capital One
Bank, 37-02 82 St. Taste foods of
Colombia, Peru, Uruguay, Argentina,
Ecuador (and possibly more) - Jul 9, 1
pm

HEALTH:

EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care
Neighborhood Rm, 206-20 Linden
Blvd, Cambria Heights. All Free;
Registr. Req’d 866-539-0999. Full
listing ehnc.com
-Healthy Living With Chronic
Conditions: Heart Disease, COPD,
Arthritis, diabetes; skills and strategies to manage symptoms. Jul 7,
10:15-12:45 pm
-various times: Rhythm & Flow Yoga;
EHNC Partnership; Low Impact
Zumba; Sitting Exercise; Learn to use
your IPAD/Tablet;-Healthy Eating
Series: Sugar, Sugar Everywhere; Get
Fit: High Impact Aerobics Workout;
Relaxing Neck and Shoulder Massage
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)
-Sen. Addabbo hosted: Queens
County Savings Bank, 156-02
Crossbay Blvd,
Howard Beach. Jul 7
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.

-Queens Memory Jul 9, 1-4 pm; July
12, 5-8 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
WCS’s Queens Zoo Registration for
Summer Camp Register online
https://queenszoo.com/programs/summer camp. Info 1.800.433.4149, email
qzeducation@wcs.org

ARTS OTHER:

Carol Sudhalter Various jazz combo
concerts. Info sudhalter.com,
917.667.5331
-Kopi Kopi - Jul 2 event CANCELLED -Marcus Garvey Park/Richard Rodgers
Amphitheatre, “A Tribute to Sara
Vaughn, the Divine One” Madison
Ave, 120th St. Jul 8, 6-8 pm
Creative Expressions Presents
Beginner’s Workshop (free, ages 7-
16) Grace Center, 46-01 43rd Ave,
Sunnyside. Register at ynotngl.com,
angel@ynotgl.com - Jul 16, 9 am-12
pm
Jackson Heights Community Chorus
(JHCC) Call for Sopranos and Tenors
Info Juan Valencia 917.200.5779.
Newtown Literary Journal’s
Multilingual & International
Literature (free) Queens Museum
Theater, Flushing Meadows Corona
Park. More info 646.764.4040. Jul 10,

3-5 pm
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.
Queens Council on the Arts, 37-11
35th Ave, Astoria. Info queenscouncilarts.org.
Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St, LIC.
718.392.0722, secrettheatre.com
-The 25th Annual Putnam County
Spelling Bee ($18 in advance/$20 at
door) Tix on sale now. Performances
Jul 21 - 31
-Open Call for Submissions for LIC
One Act Festival Performances start
Oct 27 through Nov 13, and awarded
thru Sept 19. Accepting applications
now thru Nov 13 (Deadline for submissions: Sept 12)
-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

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
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. 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. 1 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
-Children Science Workshop:
Butterflies Are Free (free) The Center
at Maple Grove Cemetery, 127-15
Kew Gardens Rd. Hands-on demonstrations, live animal presentations,
nature walk on grounds, and Butterfly

Garden at Maple Grove. In case of
inclement weather, workshop will
move inside. Certificate and school
credit avail. Jul 9, 2-4 pm
-This Week: Toddler Yoga;
Tween/Teen Yoga; Yoga in the
Elements; Teddy Bear Picnic; Animal
Care Trainee; Creepy Crawly Critters
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; Jamaica Ave at
151st St. Jul 12, 10:30 am
-Todd Rolle: Kids Day Out 30th St &
45th Rd, Astoria Heights. Jul 13,
10:30 am
Friends of Cunningham Park
Flushing. Info www.friendsofcunninghampark.org, 718.217.6452.
-Various events: Family Fitness
Frenzy Family fitness w/ 1.5 mile
obstacle course and picnic - Jul 10, 9
am-1:30 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
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

Astoria Greenmarket 14th St, 31st
Ave through 31st Rd. WIC and FMNP
accepted, WBT/Food
stamps/debt/credit accepted until 2
pm. Info
http://www.grownyc.org/greenmarket/queens/astoria.
Wednesdays, Jul 6 through Nov 16, 8
am-3 pm

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

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

Support Groups:

Adult Protective Svcs. For 18 years
or older, mentally/physically
impaired; abused, neglected or
exploited. Call 311; 212.630.1853 or
www.a069apscris.nyc.gov/cris.
Al-Anon 21-64 41 St, Astoria,
718.728.2948. Check nycalanon.org
for events.
Co-Dependents Anonymous, Women
85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park,
718.805.1032. Fridays, 10 - 11:45 am
Domestic Violence 37-63 76 St,
Jackson Heights, 718.639.8370,
AmericanFamily.com
Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be
a Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a
disabled person. 718.639.8893
(Every 3rd Sat)
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network For those caring for
Alzheimer’s, dementia, chronic illness
patients. Support, counseling, info,
referrals. 718.777.6941.
Jackson Heights Al-Anon At St.
Mark’s Episcopal Church, 82 St & 34
Ave, 1st Floor, Parish House,
718.457.1511 - Tuesdays, 8:30 pm
Jovenes (Youth) AA (Spanish Only)
www.jovenesqueensaa.com. 102- 08
Northern Blvd, Corona. Open 24 hrs, 7
days a week. 718.426.7467
Lexington Hearing & Speech Center
Hearing testing, infants to seniors,
www.lexnyc.org, 718.350.3171.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental
Illness of Queens/Nassau)
Zucker Hillside Hosp., Sloman Aud.,
266 St & 76 Ave, Glen Oaks,
718.347.7284. Check full list of
groups at www.namiqn.org
Narcotics Anonymous
www.westernqueensna.org,
718.962.6244
OCA 85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, www.
obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.org,
917.443.0355. Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous 167-07 35th
Ave, 2nd Fl., Flushing
www.queensoa.org
42-11 155 St, Flushing. 718.279.1046.
Tuesdays
Queens Community House Caregiver
Support Groups:
-1st & 3rd Mondays, 6-7:30 pm info &
reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, #202, Kew Gardens.
-2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 1-2:30 pm, info
& reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, #202, Kew Gardens.
-1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm,
info & reg: 718.592-5757 x230, 108-
25 62 Dr, Forest Hills.
-Russian Caregiver Education Group
Last Thursday each month, info & reg:
718.592-5757 x247, 108-25 62 Dr,
Forest Hills.
Queens Counseling Svcs. of
Foundation for Religion and Mental
Health 43-43 Bowne St, 1st fl.,
Flushing, 718.461.6393 and
516.547.4318
Samuel Field Y 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750

www.sfy.org. Programs: Adult Ctr.,
Afterschool, learning disabled, singles, parents, space for parties.
-Early Stage Dementia Care program: Support group, word games,
exercise, current events, music, trips -
Tues & Thurs, 10 am-2 pm; Caregiver
support for spouses, Weds; Adult child
group Tues. Info 718.225.6750x331 or
x243
-Weekday programs for preschool
children (ages 3-5) w/ developmental
disabilities & their families. Snacks
served. Programs are ongoing & may
be joined at any time. Info & RSVP:
718.423.6111 ext 242: Gym And
Creative Exploration - Mon & Weds,
3-4:30 pm
SMART Recovery
www.smartrecovery.org. 97-29 64 Rd,
Rego Park, 212.631.1198. Every Sun,
11:30 am
Women’s Support Group
Kissena Jewish Center, 43-43 Bowne
St, Flushing, info & reg.
718.461.1871.
Alternating Thurs, 10 am

Arts:

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

-Free Social Anxiety Support &
Treatment for Queens Residents QC
Psychological Ctr. Email contact info,
best times, & whether it’s ok to leave a
msg. to QCPC@qc.cuny.edu.
-Godwin-Ternbach Museum 405
Klapper Hall, 718.997.4747, www.qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/godwinternbach/.

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

Arts Other:

Calpulli Music Mexican dance class
and performance. See
calpullidance.org for dates and time.
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Auditions/ rehearsals. Forest Hills
Jewish Ctr., 106-06 Queens Blvd.
www.Fhso.org. Wednesdays, 7:30-10
pm
Greek Folk Dancing Classes (free)
26-80 30 St, Astoria, info, reg
718.726.7329 - Adults: Saturdays 2-
3:30 pm; Children: Fridays, 6-7 pm
Green Space dance studio, 37-24 24
St, LIC
Italian Language Classes for Kids &
Adults Visit www.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 O-Negative) To donate or organize a
drive, call NYCB 800.933.2566,
www.nybloodcenter.org.
Jewish Guild Healthcare Healthcare
services for visually impaired and
multi-disabled. Info 800.284.4422,
www.guildhealth.org.
Scan Van Mobile Mammography
appointments required 800.564.6868
NYFAC (NY Families For Autistic
Children) Free Zumba Classes
164-14 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard
Beach
Fridays, 7-9 pm , 347.566.3122

Historical Societies:

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

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

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

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

Green Crafts; Eco-Crafts for
Preschoolers; Toddler Time; Belly
Dance Workshop pre-register; Zumba.

Parks & Recreation:

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