2016-08-03 / 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:

Bike The Boros: NYC Century Bike
Tour Early registration now open at
www.nyccentury.com - Sept 10
CDEC 30 August Calendar Mtg 28-11
Queens Plz N, 5th Fl Conference Room,
LIC, Aug 8, 6:30 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.
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.
Aug 12, 26; 6-11 pm
Free Back to School Supplies Hosted by
Rep Crowley, joined by Sen Peralta, AM
DenDekker, Markey & CM Dromm. ,
Aug 3, 10:00 a.m. - P.S. 149 (93-11 34th
Ave., Jackson Heights); 12 p.m. -
Woodside Houses (Sunnyside Community
Services program)
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:
-The Devotions FREE. McNeil Park,
Poppenhusen Ave and 119 St, Aug 7, 5 pm
Ecuadorian Parade of New York To march
with Borough President Katz, RSVP at
queensbp.org/rsvp. At Northern Blvd, 69
St-86 St, Aug 7, 12 pm
BP Katz Upcoming Events
IDNYC Pop-Up Enrollment Queens
Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Kew
Gardens, Aug 3-5, 9 am-5 pm. On the last
day, this site will close at 12 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/
WRBA (Wdhvn Residents Block Assn)

Rally Stop Vision Zero Select Bus Svc
Service. Bring signs. Intersection of
Woodhaven Blvd & Jamaica Ave, southeast corner. Info qptc.org, 718.679.5309
Aug 6, 12 pm

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: 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: 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.
-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 Aug 7), Aug 6, 9 am
-Moth StorySLAM: ($10) Back to
School - Aug 22
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.LouisArmstrongHouse.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 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
mets.com/zbb & 718.507.TIXX. Aug 19.
-Fireworks Night (following game vs.
Washington Nationals) Sept 3, 7:10 pm
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)
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35
Ave, Astoria. 718.777.6888,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6800, more
events: www.movingimage.us.
-Kill Zone 2 Screening Aug 5, 7:30 pm
-Florence Foster Jenkins Screening Aug
10, 7:30 pm
-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
-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.
-Community Day (free adm.) Open
Studio (ages 2-11 art-making); Public
Tour; Center of Attention.
Aug 7, 11 am-6 pm
-Another Land: After Noguchi. 12
photographs by Leah Raintree
reimagine Noguchi sculptures as distant
celestial objects. Runs Aug 10, 2016-
Jan 9, 2017
-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.
-Passport Thursdays Jul 28-Aug 18:
Ethiopia: The bond between an Ethiopian
boy and his sheep is put to the test in
Lamb. Aug 4, 7 pm-10 pm
-Nonstop Metropolis: The Remix - Thru
Jan 1, 2017
-A Passion for Tiffany Lamps - Thru
Apr 2018
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
-Tour Of The Stars Aug 4, 7:30-9 pm
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop:
Setting The Stage - Aug 6, 12 pm-3 pm
-Paddling in Hallets Cove 8/6, 1-4 pm
-Dance At Socrates Aug 6, 4-5:30 pm
-Hip To Hip Theatre Co: Julius
Caesar Aug 7, 5 pm-6:30 pm (Hip To
Hip: Kids & The Classics begins at 4
pm)
-Free Yoga - Saturdays, 9:30-10:30 am
& Sundays, 10-11 am
-Free Tai Chi - Sundays, 11 am-noon
-Exhibition: LANDMARK - Thru Aug
28, 3-6 pm
-GrowNYC Greenmarket Jun thru
Nov 19; Saturdays, 8 am-4 pm
-BIG Reuse Compost Collection Jun
thru Nov 19, Saturdays, 10 am-1 pm

DINNER/DANCE/FUNDRAISERS:

Italian Charities of America Dances,
Flea Markets, Special Events, Italian
Nights TBA. 83-20 Queens Blvd,
Elmhurst, 718.478.3100.
-Dance, Dance, Dance
Aug 6, 20; 8 pm-12 am

HEALTH:

Emblem Health Neighborhood Care
206-20 Linden Blvd, Cambria Hts. All
Free; Registr. Req’d 866-539-0999. Full
listing ehnc.com.
-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
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)
-Addabo Family Health Ctr, 6200 Beach
Channel Dr, Averne, Aug 4
-KCS Senior Sentor – Hyoshin Church,
42-15 166 St, Flushing, Aug 5. For
appointment call 212.463.9685, ext 205
-Kerith Church, 230-11 Linden Blvd,

Cambria Hts, Aug 7
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:

Queens Historical Society 143-35 37
Ave, Flushing.
-Bilingual Flushing Freedom Mile Tour
($20/15/8) In Eng and Span. Historic sites
assoc w/ activism, incl the Underground
Railroad. Walking tour, meeting in front of
the Kingsland Homestead. To reserve tix
visit
http://bilingualflushingfreedommiletour.eventbrite.com. Aug 7, 2-4 pm
Community Conversations For Kids
FREE. To RSVP visit http://communityconversationsforkids.eventbrite.com OR http://communityconversationsforkidsdemocracy.eventbrite.com. Aug 13, 10:30 am
-Community Conversations For Kids
FREE. To RSVP visit http://communityconversationsforkids.eventbrite.com OR http://communityconversationsforkidsdemocracy.eventbrite.com. Aug 13, 10:30 am
Voelker Orth Museum 149-19 38th
Avenue, Flushing NY: 718-359-6227
-Garden Creativi-TEA: Hanging
Mobiles ($3 per person or $6 per family,
summer art workshops with iced tea in the
garden; thru Aug 9) Aug 9, 1-3:30 pm
-Summer Glory: Inside and Out: Dora
Sofia Caputo Photography
Jul 23- Oct 9, Tues, Sat and Sun, 1 -4 pm

SCHOOL/CLASSES/KIDS/PETS

CUNY Fatherhood Academy 4-month, 3
day a week program Recruiting Now
(free; ages 18-24; unemployed/underemployed) LaGuardia Community College,
Rm C225, 29-10 Thomson Avenue, LIC.
Learn rights and responsibilities as a
father, explore careers, get work experience, learn about parenting, earn High
school Equivalency Diploma, and prepare
for college. Info 718.730.7336,
dspeal@lagcc.cuny.edu
Martin Luther School Farmer’s Market
Farmigo delivers produce, meats, dairy,
artisanal. Place order weekly, thru Sunday
midnight. Info www.farmigo.com/martinlutherschool, 718.894.4000. Pick up
orders 2:30-4:30 pm
Sunnyside Community Svcs’ FREE
Pre-K Accepting Applications NOW,
children born in 2012. Classes start Sept,
2016. Info, applic 718.784.6173 x410,
email prek@scsny.org. 39-01 Qns Blvd.
For Veterans Only Evening College
Prep and GED Classes (free) LaGuardia
Community College, 31-10 Thomson Ave,
LIC. Info Elizabeth Allen at
718.482.5386/5231,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu/veterans.
Vocational Rehabilitation State
Education Department Office of Adult
Career and Continuing Education Services

Queens District Office, 11-15 47th Ave,
LIC. For persons w/ disability & unemployed Info 347.510.3100,
www.acces.nysed.gov
WCS’s Queens Zoo Registration for
Summer Camp Register online
https://queenszoo.com/programs/summercamp. 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
Carol Sudhalter Presents Mix n Match
Music Tribute to Bix Beiderbecke,
Sunnyside Arch at 46 St and Queens Blvd,
Aug 6, time TBA
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 8.
[Unfringed 2016, 4th Annual New Play
Festival w/ $500 prize - Aug 8 thru 28]
-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/summermeals. Avail Jun 29-Sept 4, Mon
through Fri, 1-2 pm
Broadway Branch 40-20 Broadway,
LIC
-Basic Computer Class For Adults
(Registration not yet open). Aug 4, 9:30
am-11 am
-Rockin’ Solid The Ken Simon Quarter,
popular hits. Aug 6, 3 -4 pm
-Microsoft Word For Beginners
(Registration not yet open). Aug 9,
10:30 am-12 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: 8/5 “I Was Told There’d
Be Cake” by Sloane Crosley. 1 pm
Long Island City Branch 37-44 21 St,
LIC
-Job Skills Identification Call
718.752.3700 to register, class code
JR110. Aug 9, 3:30 pm-5:30 pm
-Resume Building Call 718.752.3700
to register, class code JR130. Aug 11,
12:30 pm-2 pm
Steinway Branch 21-45 31 St, LIC
-Baby & Me Infants and adults enjoy
nursery rhymes, short stories, etc.
Aug 3, 10:30 am-11 am
-Get In The Game: Board Game
Hour Plus card games, more.
Aug 3, 2 pm-3 pm
-Race Against Time With
Sciencetellers Come see things fly,
spin, move and soar while listening to a
series of stories that energize the summer! Aug 4, 2 pm-3 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 – Making
Mudpies; Creepy Crawly Critters;
Tween/Teen Yoga; Vet Tech 201
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:
-Lard Dog & the Band of Shy Flushing
Meadows Corona Park (near the
Unisphere), Aug 4
-Divas 3 Music Queensbridge Park at 41st
Ave & Vernon Blvd, Aug 4
-Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, Rochdale Park
at New York Blvd & 134 Ave, Aug 8
Cunningham Park Events: Spons. by
CM Grodenchik, Friends of Cunningham
Park. Enter pk thru lot on Union Tpk at
196 St
-Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It
Aug 4 (rain date Aug 9), 8 pm. Interactive
wkshp for kids 7 pm
-Film: The Mouse That Roared Aug 8
(rain date Aug 11), 8 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
-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
Jamaica Arts & Music Summer
(JAMS) Festival On Jamaica Ave from
Parsons Blvd – 170 St
-JAMS Under the Stars An homage to legends of jazz, R&B, blues, rock, funk.
Rufus King Park, north of Jamaica Ave,
bet 150 St and 153 St, Aug 5, 6 pm
(preshow 4 pm)
-20th Anniversary Celebration Live entertainment, health and wellness, local artisans, et al. Aug 6, 11 am-7 pm
LIC Concerts At Gantry Plaza 4-09
47th Rd, LIC
-Mary Alouette (Gypsy Jazz); Pre-War
Ponies (Jazz Standards), Aug 7, 5 pm
Kissena Park by Queensboro Hill
Neighb. Assn. Main St & Elder Ave
-Queens World Film Festival Encore
Screenings independent films - Aug 4, 11,
18, 25
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. 8:45 am-4:45 pm. Fee is
$65. Next date, info, 347-336-5866. Reg:
www.uscgaux1201.org/unit_ classes.html
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, 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: 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 prog ram.
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.a069apscris.nyc.gov/cris.
Al-Anon 21-64 41 St, Astoria,
718.728.2948. Check nycalanon.org for
events.
Co-Dependents Anonymous, Women
85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, 718.805.1032.
Fridays, 10 - 11:45 am
Domestic Violence 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 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 M-F,
10am-4pm. Health, Arts, Taxes,
Medicare, Computers, Workshops,
Lectures. Call for schedule. See website for recreational activities in the area
@ www.KewGardens.com
NATIVITY B.V.M.—ST. STAN’S
SENIOR CENTER 101-41 91st Street,
Ozone Park (meets monthly, 1st & 3rd
Thursdays in the church basement).
718.845.3691
PETER CARDELLA S.C.
68-52 Fresh Pond Rd, Ridgewood,
718.456.9355, 8 am-4 pm Every day.
-One Stop Social Work, Receive social
services, Every thursday
Visit www.cardellaseniors.org for other
offerrings
POMONOK S.C. 67-09 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing, Contact Angella at

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

dance; lifestyle management classes; oil
painting and crafts classes; humor and
politics discussion; sing-alongs and
first run movies. 718.626.1500. Mon-
Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm

SENIOR LUNCH PROGRAMS:
CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION
(Hosting All Saints Church, Woodhaven
program) 85-09 118 St, Richmond
Hill/Kew Gardens.
Last Saturday of the month. Call Camille,
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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