2016-07-13 / 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 til 2 pm.
Info
www.grownyc.org/greenmarket/queens/astoria.
Wednesdays, Jul 6 - 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),www.gracirepublicanclub.org
Environmental Protection Weekly
Pipeline Newsletter accepts
announcements, feedback, suggestions
newsletter@dep.nyc.gov.
Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens 20-12 21st.
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,
www.queensbest.toastmastersclubs.or
g
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,
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. 16, 228 East 45th Street, New
York,NY10017,
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: 7186707221, kittykaretakers@gmail.com
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
www.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Business Assistance Calendar For
business owners seeking assistance in
skills. www.queensbp.org.

Earth Day NYS DEC new user-friendly website navigation by topic:
Outdoor Recreation; Animals, Plants,
Aquatic Life; Chemical and Pollution
Control; Lands and Waters; Education;
Energy; Permits and Licenses; Public
Involvement and News; Regulations
and Enforcement; Publications,
Forms, Maps, etc. Info visit
www.dec.ny.gov

Food Pantries (donate/ receive):

-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848 x11
Thurs 9:30 am-noon (ID required)
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food
only, photo ID. Basement Rectory, 35-
20 Greenpoint Ave, LIC,
718.729.8957. Thurs 10:30 am- noon,
Sat 1:30-3 pm
-St. Teresa 50-20 45 St, Woodside,
info 718.784.2123 x22 • Tues, 6-7pm
(Photo ID Required)

Free Colonoscopy Screenings The #2
cancer killer. Age 50+, once a decade.

Info for screening American Cancer
Soc 800.227.2345.
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc.
& Chhaya CDC, Sponsored by Sen.
Peralta, CM Dromm. 37-43 77 St,
Jackson Hts, 2nd Floor. Every 2nd
Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: Call for appt
718.478.3848.
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings 3rd
Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-33A
Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
718.651.1917.
Freeze Your Rent Seniors/ disabled in
rent-controlled/stabilized apts freeze
rent below 1/3 your income w/ SCRIE
or DRIE; gives landlord tax credit.
Age 62+, on SSI, SSDI, Vets’
Disability. Total income below $50K.
Bring: proof of income, rent, age.
Astoria Restoration Assn, 31-28
Ditmars Blvd, hrs: M-F, 11 am-4 pm,
718.726.0034.
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands of jobs on construction projects
by Gov. Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/jobs/regional.shtm.
NYC CERT: Community Emergency
Response Team 10-week training program.
www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/get_involved/cert.shtml.
NYC Recovers: Work Progress
Program Qualified service providers
needed to deliver program. Program
reimburses wages paid to hurricaneaffected 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., 212-590-9427
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.a069-apscris.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 76-05 Roosevelt
Ave, 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. 1-773-572-6327,
hhdfornyc@aol.com
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network For those caring for
Alzheimer’s, dementia, chronic illness
patients. Support, counseling, info,
referrals. 718 204-1200
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,26-
26 75th St,East Elmhurst,
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,Henrik30nyr@aol.com.
Saturdays at 10:30 am
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 x222, www.flushingtownhall.org.
LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC.
718.482.5151, 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
-Chamber Music Live to December
11, 10 am; Revelations: Arts
Education for Young People

Check back in Spring 2017 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, 718.997.3800, 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.
1819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
YORK COLLEGE MUSIC
Concerts almost daily, 94-20 Guy R.
Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, 718-262-2000.

Arts Other:

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

Laughing Devil Presents - best comics
in NY ($20), every Fri & Sat, 8 &
10:30 pm • She-Devils, Sundays 8 pm
($15) • The Big Thing ($10) Pros on
the rise, every Weds, 8 pm • Devil
Science Theater 3K ($6) Cult films &
alcohol & comedians, every Thurs,
10:30 pm
Laughing Devil Development Stage
Open mic, writing workshops, sketches, improv. Bread Box Cafe, 47-11 11
St, LIC • Thurs 6 & 8 pm
Secret Theatre Musicals, 44-02 23 St,
LIC, tix www.secrettheatre.com.
-Children’s Theatre every Saturday, 2
pm: Princess Particular alternating w/
Pirate Pete’s Parrot ($15/ $10 children/ 4-pack $40)
Thalia Spanish Theatre 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside,
718.729.3880

Health:

BAY TERRACE CTR OF SAMUEL
FIELD Y 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
718.423.6111.
Early childhopd Education ages 3-5
Mon-Fri, 2-4 pm (science discovery;
cooking; literacy class; yoga class;
music) Customizable times available
at sfy.org
CENTRAL QUEENS Y 67-09 108
Street, Forest Hills, 718-268-5011,
www.cqy.org.
-Play Gym Pre-register
-Ballet Classes w. Yana Volkova, Mon
and Fri, ages 5-12, info x500 or e-mail
dberman@cqy.org. Register now.
CROSS ISLAND YMCA 238-10
Hillside Ave, Bellerose. See online for
afterschool programs:
ymcanyc.org/crossisland. 718-479-
0505
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.
Lighthouse Guild Vision + Health
(Jewish Guild Healthcare)
Healthcare services for visually
impaired and multi-disabled. Info
800.284.4422,
www.lighthouseguild.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, 718.206.0545, 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.
WOODHAVEN CULTURAL & HISTORICAL SOC. Emanuel United
Church of Christ, 91 Ave &
Woodhaven Blvd, Woodhaven,
718.846.1907.

Queens Library System:
Call 718.990.0728, 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
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,
718.482.7200,
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; singalongs 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, 718.847.2649.
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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