2016-07-27 / 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:

Anger Management/Parenting Skills
& Domestic Violence Workshop To
sign up, go to www.americanfamilyny.org. 76-06 Roosevelt Ave, Jackson
Hts. Jul 30, 9 am-4 pm
Bike The Boros: NYC Century Bike
Tour Early registration now open at
www.nyccentury.com - Sept 10
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.
CDEC26: Annual Election of
Officers, Mtgs. 61-15 Oceania St,
Bayside.
Jul 28, 7 pm
Flushing Night Out FREE. Live
music, food vendors, fashion, giveaways, night market, arts & crafts (DIY
Village, $1 for unlimited). Flushing
HS, 35-01 Union St, Flushing. Info
flushingnightout.com, Jul 29, Aug 12,
26; 6-11 pm
Jobs: Queens Workforce 1 Career
Center, 168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl,
Jamaica. Info 718.557.6755, www.nycgov/workforce1
BP Katz Concert Series (free)
Concerts throughout Queens, rain or
shine. Full schedule of locations &
times: www.queensbp.org/katzconcerts. Jun 28 thru Aug 7:
-Queens Symphony Orchestra at St.
John’s Univ., Great Lawn, 8000 Utopia
Pkway, Jamaica - Jul 27, 7 pm
-The Moonlighters (by Katz, w/ St
John’s University, Queens Symphony
Orch.) O’Donohue Park, Seagrit Blvd
and Beach 17th St, Far Rockaway. - Jul
31, 5 pm
National Night Out Against Crime w/
NYPD, 104th Precinct Community
Council. Kid’s rides, vendors, info,
free concert & dance classes, free food
& drink. Juniper Valley Park on
Lutheran Ave and 71st St. -Aug 2, 5:30-
8:30 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/

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Central Astorial Local Development
Coalition (CALDC) 2016 Waterfront
Series Astoria Park Great Lawn, Shore
Blvd, betw. Hell Gate Bridge & the
Pool (free; bring a blanket & picnic)
-Waterfront Concerts Thursdays, 7:30
pm: Mary Lamont Band (Country - Jul
28); Motor City Revue (Motown
Tribute - Aug 4); Women of Pop &
Rock (ft. Jill Gioia - Aug 11); Bon
Journey (Pop - Aug 18).
-Movies on the Waterfront Mondays,
8:30 pm: Mary Poppins (Aug 1);
Minions (Aug 8); Ferris Bueller’s Day
Off (Aug 15); Jaws (Aug 22).
Flushing Town Hall Summer Lineup
of Summer Performances, Family
Programs and More Tix on sale now:
www.flushingtownhall.org.
-The Cat Came Back: Stories And
Songs With A Jazzy Twist Children’s
stories and nursery rhymes.137-35
Northern Blvd, Flushing. Jul 30, 10:30
am.
-Full Moon Drumming Workshops:
Chinese Drumming - Aug 18, 7 pm
-Poetry Slam! ($5, free for members)
Open mic for all ages and artists.
Aug 4 & Sept 1; 6 pm
-Painting & Collage Workshop
($160/$125m; 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 30, 9:30
am; Aug 6, 9 am
-Moth StorySLAM: ($10) Back to
School - Aug 22
-Asian American International Film
Festival (free) - Jul 26-28; 6-11 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.
Kaufman Arts District 35-11 35th
Ave, Astoria.
-Michael Mott & Friends: Second
Monthly Cabaret Night A night of
music, comedy, magic and more at The
Astor Room. - Jul 27, 8 pm.
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.
-Mets vs. the Colorado Rockies - Jul
29
-Subway Series - Aug 1 & 2

-Mets vs. the San Diego Padres - Aug
12
-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. 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
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01
35 Ave, Astoria.
-See It Big! 70mm Show Movies that
are meant to be seen on the big screen,
with big film. Including 2001: A Space
Odyssey, Spartacus, The Hateful Eight,
Hamlet. - Jul 29-Sep 4
-Summer Kids Matinees Fun for the
whole family. Including The Fantastic
Mr Fox, Toy Story and Zootopia.
Jul 13-Aug 28
Noguchi Museum ($10/ $5 seniors,
student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC public
H.S. ID) 9-01 33 Rd, LIC,
718.204.7088, www.noguchi.org.
-First Fridays Drinks in garden w/
cash bar (wine & beer) 5-8 pm; Center
of Attention gallery talk (free), 7-8 pm.
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.

-Las Reinas Final Performance by
Jesus Benavente and Felipe
Castelblanco - Jul 31, 1-2 pm
-Sam Vernon with Abby Dobson:
When You’re Smiling…The Many
Faces of the Mask Jul 31, 2:30-3 pm
-Screening of a Frame Apart: Short
Films Showcase Followed by a Q&A
with filmmakers. - Jul 31, 3 pm-5 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 - 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)
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01
Vernon Blvd, LIC. Info (718) 956-
1819, socratessculpturepark.org
-Guerilla Storytime Saturdays in
August, 2-4 pm
-Jazz At Socrates III Aug 4, 6:30-8 pm
-Louis Armstrong Night: Children’s
Program Aug 4, 6 pm-6:30 pm
-Outdoor Cinema Wednesdays in
August, 7 pm
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Faces
And Figures Jul 30, 12-3 pm
-Tour Of The Stars Aug 4, 7:30-9 pm
-Young Dancemakers Company Jul 30,
2-3 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
-Suite Summer Festival: Program I, Jul
29, 6 pm-7 pm; Program II, Jul 30, 3-4
pm; Programs I & II, Jul 31, 3-5 pm
The Queens Film Festival 9 short
films from Spain, Cuba, the USA and
Brazil. Kissena Park at Main St and
Elder Ave. - Jul 28, 8:15 pm (or dusk)

HEALTH:

Emblem Health Neighborhood Care
206-20 Linden Blvd, Cambria Hts. All
Free; Registr. Req’d 866-539-0999.
Full listing ehnc.com.
-Alzheimer’s Information Session
Know The Signs. Get valuable information about the warning signs of
Alzheimer’s.
Jul 28, 10:30 am-11:30 am
-Family Health & Wellness Healthy
Eating When Dining Out - Jul 28, 2 -3
pm
-various: Meditation Made Easy; Self-
Care Tips for Family Caregivers; Men’s
Health & Wellness; Multiple Sclerosis

Support Group; Medicare Seminar;
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. Thru Aug 3, 9 am
-Gentle Yoga For Everyone George T.
Douris Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Avenue
South, Astoria - Thru Aug 16
-Breast Health Screening and
Education MSQ Family Health Assoc.
Thru Aug 17, 5 pm
New York Presbyterian/Queens:
-Prostate Health (In Chinese)
Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel, 7th Fl
Gallery Rm, 135-20 39th Ave,
Flushing. Jul 30, 10-12 pm
-Annual Healthy Baby Fair
Breastfeeding, baby safety, parenting
skills. Lactation consultants from
NYP/Queens will be there. Mu Dan
Banquet Hall, Qns Crossing at 136-17
39 Ave, 2 FL, Flushing. - Jul 30, 10 am-
2 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)
NY-Presbyterian Queens SHAREing
& CAREing (Non-profit. Donations
welcome www.shareingcareing.org/donate/)
-Weekly Walking Group (Summer)
Astoria Park (if no rain). RSVP, info
718-777-5766 - Jul 28, 9:15 am
Travel Warning for Pregnant
Women: Zika Virus May cause birth
defects. There is no vaccine; also sexually transmitted; may be no symptoms.
Info, maps of affected areas:
www.nyc.gov/health.

HISTORICAL:

Voelker Orth Museum 149-19 38th
Avenue, Flushing NY: 718-359-6227
-Garden Creativi-TEA: DIY Nature
Journals ($3 per person or $6 per family, summer art workshops with iced tea
in the garden; thru Aug 9) Aug 2, 1-
3:30 pm
-Summer Glory: Inside and Out:
Dora Sofia Caputo Photography
Jul 23- Oct 9, Tues, Sat and Sun, 1 -4
pm
-Shakespeare in the Garden: As You
Like It (free; children’s pre-show 6:30
pm free 45-min. interactive workshop
ages 4-14; cancelled in event of rain)
By Hip to Hip Theatre - Jul 29, 7:30 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:

Agatha Christie’s And Then There
Were None (Sugg’d donation $15, $12)
The Gingerbread Players of St Luke’s
Church Present 85 Greenway South,
Forest Hills. Aug 6, 7:30 pm. Aug 7,
2:30 pm
Jackson Heights Community Chorus
(JHCC) Call for Sopranos and Tenors
Info Juan Valencia 917.200.5779.
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]
-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

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 reallife and fictional heroes, popular fantasy, graphic novels, more. Info
www.queenslibrary.org/events/summerreading.

Flushing Branch:
-Book Discussion Group (Recurring)
Selections incl: 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.
-This week: Adventure Time – Splishy,
Splashy Fun; Turkish Cooking With
Sila; Vet Tech 101
City Parks Foundation
-Summer Sports Programs for NYC
Youth (free, various age groups)
Tennis, golf, soccer, track & field, fitness instruction. 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. - Thru late Aug
-SummerStage Kids Free Performing
Arts Events. Thru Aug 18, 10:30 am
Upcoming:
PuppetMobile’s Puss In Boots
Flushing Meadows, near the Unisphere
- Jul 28
Hopalong Andrew Queensbridge Park
at 41 Ave and Vernon Blvd - Jul 28
Moona Luna Rochdale Park at New
York Blvd and 134 Ave - Aug 1
Community Family Day
Queensbridge Park at 41 Ave and
Vernon Blvd.
Jul 31, 407 pm
Gantry Plaza State Park Concert
Series: Live At The Gantries FREE,
Gantry Plaza State Park at 50th Ave and
the East River Info
kupferbergcenter.org. Tuesdays, 7 pm
-Tony Demarco Aug 2
-John Yao Quintet Aug 9
-Emily Asher Garden Party Aug 16
-Johnny Meyers Quintet Aug 23
Hunters Point Parks Conservancy
presents Summer Movie Series (All
day) Queens World Film Fest. encore

screens of short films precede feature
films. Info www.hunterspointparks.org/
-August Rush - Aug 11
-Zootopia - Aug 25
-Ghost - Sep 15
Kissena Park by Queensboro Hill
Neighb. Assn. Main St & Elder Ave
-Queens World Film Festival Encore
Screenings independent films - Jul 28;
Aug 4, 11, 18, 25
Sgt. Collins Park at 58th St and
Broadway QWFF: Inclusive Love
Stories Six short films to prove that
love is love - Jul 29, 8:15 pm (or dusk)
LIC Concerts (free) Gantry Plaza
State Park Info www.LICconcerts.com
Aug 7, 5 p.m. - Mary Alouette (Gypsy
Jazz); Pre-War Ponies (Jazz Standards)
Aug 14, 5 p.m. - D'Haene (Rock);
Shelly Bhushan (Soul inspired Rock)
Aug 21, 5 p.m. - Joe Taylor (Indie);
People's Champs (Indie)
Aug 28, 5 p.m. - Jessy Tomsko (Singer-
Songwriter); Brain Cloud (Americana)
Sept 4, 3 p.m. - Kids and Family Day;
Interactive Children's Concerts,
Facepainting, Free Music Lessons, and
other kids activities.
Sept 4, 5 p.m. - Free Yoga in the park,
with Classical Music.
New York State Safe Boating Class
Taught by US Coast Guard Auxiliary
instructors from Flotilla 12-01 at Fort
Totten, Bayside. Jul 30, 8:45 am-4:45
pm. Fee is $65. For additional info, call
347-336-5866. Register at
www.uscgaux1201.org/unit_ classes.ht
ml
Newtown Creek Boat Tour By Open
House New York ($30-75) Departs
from Pier 16. Jul 27, 4:50 pm and 6:50
pm
Queens County Farm Museum 73-50
Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park.
-Thunderbird American Indian
Midsummer Pow-Wow ($11 adults,
wknd pass $16/$5 for kids, wknd pass
$7) Over 40 nations represented.
Chanting, drumming, Indian Fry Bread,
Navajo Tacos, Indian arts, crafts, jewelry vendors, other vendors, fresh produce, food booths both American
Indian and not. Hayrides $3/per person;
Adriance Farmhouse tours. Jul 29, 6
pm-10 pm; Jul 30, 10 am-10 pm; Jul 31,
10 am-5 pm. Info, visit queensfarm.org
or call 718-347-3276.
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

30th Avenue Astoria Festival On 30th
Ave, Steinway St-29 St. - Jul 31
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, Thru Nov 16, 8 am-3 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
Queens Greenmarket Sunnyside
Skillman Ave & 43rd St. Saturdays, 8
am-3 pm
North Woodside Coalition Music &
Film Festivals Sgt Collins Park,
Broadway & 58 St, Woodside.
-Concerts Thursdays, 7 pm: Vinny’s
Music & Friends (Alternative, Jul 28);
Orville Davis & Wild Bunch (Country,
Aug 4); Jenny Marino Band (Pop-Top
40, Aug 11)
-Film, encore pres. of Queens World
Film Fest of 2016 - Fridays, To Aug
12, 7 pm. Info
QueensWorldFilmFestival.com.
Steinway Street Festival Betw. 34
Ave-28 Ave - Aug 21

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
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network. Weekly caregivers support
group, counseling sessions, info &
referrals - 718.777.6941.
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.
NYC Small Business Support Center
Easy access to the services needed to
start, operate and grow your business.
Visit www.nyc.gov/business or call
718-570-8500
Sunnyside Community Services (free)
Longterm care, in home or adult day
care; applying for Medicaid & other
benefits, Education & cargiver skills,

wellness activities. English/Spanish.
43-31 39th St, Sunnyside. Info
www./scsny.org, 718.906.0660
Tree Guard Program To request trees
or protect extant trees. For more info,
visit www.nycparkstreeguard.com

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.org
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 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., 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.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. 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.queen
slibrary.org for program information.

Long Island City branch Jeanne
Elmezzi Adult Learning Ctr., 37-44 21
St, LiC. Free English and Pre-GED
class, computer use 718.752.3720.
Central Library 719.990.0700
89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica.
-Children’s Library Discovery
Center
Adjacent to Central Library • ongoing
Ravenswood Branch Family Literacy
Ctr., 35-32 21 St, LIC.718.990.0882
-Pre-GED Classes Steinway Adult

Learning Center. Check online for
times
Woodhaven Book Discussion Group
Woodhaven Branch, 85-41 Forest
Pkwy, 718.849.1010. 3rd Weds, 2 pm
OTHER EVENTS call or visit online
for time & place & registration (see
above):
Arts & Crafts ages 5-12 yrs;
Mother Goose Infants ages 9-18 mos.;
STARs: Senior Theatre Acting
Repertory; ShapeUp NYC: Yoga/
Stretch/Full Body Fitness; Driver
Safety AARP; English Conversation;
Tech Safety; Computer Classes New
York Cares Computers for Beginners,
various languages; Book Discussions;
Citizenship Classes; Residential Food
Waste Drop-Off; Project LeafDrop (no
twigs, branches); Learn to Grow; Green
Crafts; Eco-Crafts for Preschoolers;
Toddler Time; Belly Dance Workshop
pre-register; Zumba.

Parks & Recreation:

AL OERTER RECREATION CENTER 131-40 Fowler Ave, Flushing.
New classes, low-cost membership:
Chair aerobics, wheelchair-friendly
exercise machines, basketball. Kids:
kickball, indoor soccer, flag football,
whiffleball; adults: dodgeball, walleyball, volleyball in evenings.
ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL
CTR Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Birthday Parties ($250 and up)
Weekends 10-12 pm; 1-3pm, some
weekend evenings and weekdays.
-Children’s Nature Programs (ages
18 months thru high school) weekdays,
weekend, after school, winter recessbirthday parties, internships. Ongoing.
-Family & Adult Programs
Hiking Club, Astronomy, Knitting.
-Nature Education Programs ages 18
mos. - 4 yrs. Now registering for sessions thru Dec. Call for info.
Animal Care Trainee ages 8-12 (call
for info)
Toddler Time - ages 24-35 months
Fledglings - ages 3-4
APEC Explorers - 2nd-3rd grade
FLUSHING MEADOWS-CORONA
PARK Grand Central Pkwy,
Whitestone Expwy between 111 St and
College Point Blvd, Park Drive E / #7
train to Mets-Willets Point Station.
FOREST PARK Union Tpke & Park
Lane, Woodhaven
FORT TOTTEN Fort Totten Visitor
Center, Bldg. 502, North of 212 St and
Cross Island Pkwy
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.queens-

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