2016-09-07 / 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:

9/11 Memorial For 42 lost members of
Glendale, Middle Village, Ridgewood,
Woodhaven. 9/11 Memorial Garden, Forest
Park, Dry Harbor Playground, Myrtle Ave
& 80 St, Glendale.
Sept 10, 3 pm
Sen. Addabbo
-Free E-Waste Recycling w/ Ecology
Center, Rockaway. Computers, cables,
TVs, VRCs DVD players, phones. Air conditioners NOT accepted. Info
718.738.1111. 99-15 Rockaway Beach
Blvd, - Sept 10, 10 am-4 pm
Bike The Boros: NYC Century Bike
Tour Early registration now open at
www.nyccentury.com - Sept 10
CB2
-Meeting and Public Hearing of the full
board. Sunnyside Community Services at
43-31 39 St, ground floor. Sept 8, 7 pm
-Candy Drive Now thru Oct 21. Drop off
bags of candy at CB2 office, 43-22 50 St, 2
Fl.
CB5 Public Hearing: Capital & Expense
Budget; Dept Sanitation on composting;
Vote on Holiday Inn Express in Maspeth as
homeless shelter. To speak you must reg in
advance: 718.366.1834, or
qnscb5@nyc.rr.com. 61-23 Myrtle Ave,
Glendale, Sep 14, 7:30 pm
Community Board 6 Public Meeting 80-
02 Kew Gardens Rd, Ste 202.
Sept 14, 7:45 pm
Community Board 7 Public Hearing
And Regular Meeting 133-32 41 Rd, Sept
12, 7 pm
Community Day Free Grounds
Admission. Tournaments at US Open. Info
USOpen.org/communityday.
Sept 8, noon-6 pm
Community Education Council District
26 Town Hall w/ Chancellor Farina.
Send issues and concerns in adv to
cec26@schools.nyc.gov or 718.631.6927.
MS 74, 61-15 Oceania St. - Sept 27, 6 pm-
7:30 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. Starts Sept. 14:
Wednesdays, 5-8 pm; & at Jewish Center,
37-06 77th St, Jackson Heights. Info
718.803.6373.
Hunters Point Community Devel. Corp.
John Andrews Playground, 49 Ave, betw
Vernon Blvd & 5th St.
-21st Community Unity Event
Sept 7, 5-8 pm
Jobs: Queens Workforce 1 Career
Center, 168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl,
Jamaica. Info 718.557.6755, www.nycgov/workforce1
BP Katz Upcoming Events At Queens
Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Kew
Gardens (unless otherwise listed)

-Queens Land Use Public Hearing Sept
8, 10:30 am
-“Next New Idea To New Venture” Class
Pre-reg at www.queensny.org/qedc/business/events. Sept 12, 5:45 pm
-NYC Department of Veterans’ Services
NEW & first of its kind Queens Satellite
Office Queens Borough Hall, Ste 222, 120-
55 Queens Blvd. Enhanced accessibility for
veterans to services. Walk-ins welcome.
Info 718.286.2868.
Tues thru Thurs, 10 am- 2 pm
-NYC Small Business Support Center
Business courses, one-on-one help, more.
www.nyc.gov/business, 718.570.8500
QEDC (RSVP online
www.QueensNY.org/qedc/business/events for all unless otherwise noted):
-New Idea to New Venture Intro class.
Sept 12, 6 pm
-Legalities of Crowdfunding
Sept 15, 6 pm
-StartUp Business Plan Win one of three
grants worth $10k in funding. Sign up
www.queensny.org or in person: Glen Oaks
Library Branch, Sept 12, 6:15 pm; Flushing
Branch, Sept 14, 6:30 pm; Cambria Hts
Branch, Sept 17, 10:30 am
-Made In Queens (MiQ) Pop-up Store
27-24 Queens Plaza South, 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/
CM Van Bramer’s School Supply Drive
Bring supplies to Van Bramer’s District
Office, 47-01 Queens Blvd, Suite 205, or
Queens Library branches:
Sunnyside, 43-06 Greenpoint Ave;
Woodside, 54-22 Skillman Ave; Long
Island City, 37-44 21st Street; Court
Square, 25-01 Jackson Ave, LIC;
Broadway, 40-20 Broadway, LIC.
Ends Sept. 8.

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall Summer Lineup of
Summer Performances, Family
Programs, more. Tix on sale now:
www.flushingtownhall.org.
-Moving for Life DanceExercise for
Health. Info 212-222-1351. Easy yoga,
lite aerobics, strengthening. Mondays,
Sept 12, 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17. 6:30 pm
Kaufman Arts District, The Astor
Room 35-11 35 Ave, Astoria
-Michael Mott & Friends
(Wednesdays, 8 pm): Brandon Contreras
(Bway: West Side Story, The Hamilton
Mixtape, Kiss Me Kate), Lori Tishfield
(actress and singer), Adam Rennie
(Bway: Next To Normal, Oklahoma,
Sweeney Todd, The Producers) - Sept 7,
8 pm
LIC Art Bus (free) Runs betw. Socrates
Sculpture Park, The Noguchi Museum,
Sculpture Center and MoMA PS1.
Saturdays & Sundays, 1-6 pm at 45 min
intervals thru Sept 11.
Louis Armstrong House (40 min. tours
$10/$7/free under 4 yrs) 34-56 107 St,
Corona, group rates: 718.478.8274.
www.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.
- Free shirt Fridays
-Super Saturdays Special Giveaways
- Family Sunday Giveaways, pre-game
fun stations for kids
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35
Ave, Astoria. 718.777.6888,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6800, more
events: www.movingimage.us.
Screening, Live Event: Dr. Strangelove
Introduced by Eric Schlosser, part of the
Meltdown: Nuclear Fears on Film series.
Tix $15/$11.25 members. Sept 7, 7 pm
-O Brasil: Contemporary Brazilian
Cinema Summer edition features new
films by women filmmakers. thru Sep 9
-Arcade Classics: Video Games from
the Collection - Thru Sept. 18
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.
-Bang on A Can Music Series held in
the outdoor sculpture garden or galleries.
Series concludes Sept 8
-Argus String Quarter & Friends Feat.
the music of Martin Bresnick. Sept 11, 3
pm-4 pm
-Another Land: After Noguchi. 12
photographs by Leah Raintree reimagine Noguchi sculptures as distant celestial objects. Runs now thru Jan 9, 2017
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
-El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico Salsa
legends. Colden Aud. Tix avail. online now
- Sept 9, 8 pm
-Upcoming, tix now avail online: Judy
Collins (Oct 22, 8 pm, LeFrak Concert
Hall); Drums of India (Oct 23, 3 pm,
Colden); Piano Guys (Dec 2, 8 pm,
Colden)
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.
-Nonstop Metropolis: The Remix - Thru
Jan 1, 2017
-A Passion for Tiffany Lamps - Thru Apr
2018
Resorts World Casino NYC 110-00
Rockaway Blvd, S. Jamaica
-Concerts, Casino
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon
Blvd, LIC. Info 718-956-1819,
socratessculpturepark.org
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop:
Unfamiliar Portraits Sept 10, 12-3 pm
-Urban Farming 101: Eating
Seasonally in the Northeast Sept 10,
12-3 pm
-Free Capoeira Sept-Oct 8: Saturdays,
noon-1 pm
-Free Yoga - Saturdays, 9:30-10:30 am

& Sundays, 10-11 am
-Free Tai Chi - Sundays, 11 am-noon
-GrowNYC Greenmarket Jun thru Nov
19; Saturdays, 8 am-4 pm
-BIG Reuse Compost Collection Jun
thru Nov 19, Saturdays, 10 am-1 pm

DINNERS/DANCES/FUNDRAISERS:

Elmcor Annual Fundraiser For more
information contact 718.651.0096 or
email info@elmcor.org. Terrace on the
Park (52-11 111th St), Nov 4
Italian Charities Of America 83-20
Queens Blvd, 718.478.3100
-Flea Market (refreshments avail)
Sept 17, 9 am-4 pm
-Italian classes, 14 weeks ($80).
Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced; start
Sept 20-22, 7 pm-9 pm
Save Date: Queens Community House
Annual Gala at Blend on the Water,
LIC. [Info on Programs and Services:
Rego Park Senior Ctr., Beacon Prog.
Summer Camp; Immigration Assistance
Prog, etc QueensCommunityHouse.org]
Nov 9, 6 pm
Save the Date: Sunnyside Community
Svcs Annual Celebration Salutes Gert
McDonald, 100th Birthday; Lily Gavin -
Nov 10

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
No-Cost Digital Mammograms &
Clinical Breast Exams American-Italian
Cancer Foundation. Uninsured welcome.
Women age 40+ w/insurance; age 50+ w/o
ins., NYC residents; once annually. Info
and appointment (required) near you
877.628.9090, 9 am-4:30 pm unless otherwise noted)
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 SOCIETIES

King Manor Museum, 150-03 Jamaica
Ave
-Talking About History: A History of
American Pie - Sept 10, 3 pm
-Citizenship Day 2016! Celebrating the
signing of the Constitution. For info, call
718.523.0029. - Sept 14, 11 am
Voelker Orth Museum 149-19 38th
Avenue, Flushing NY: 718-359-6227
-Summer Glory, Inside and Out: Dora
Sofia Caputo Photography
Jul 23- Oct 9, Tues, Sat and Sun, 1 -4 pm

SCHOOL/CLASSES/KIDS/PETS

Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens Italian
Language Classes Adult Advanced,
Intermediate, and Beginners, start Sept 13,
14, 15 respectively (10 weeks $120)
NY Cares Day for Schools Registration
for volunteers now open: 212-228-5000,
info@newyorkcares.org - Oct 22, 9-2pm

ARTS OTHER:

Carol Sudhalter Jazz Info Sudhalter.com
Jackson Heights Community Chorus
(JHCC) Call for Sopranos and Tenors Info
Juan Valencia 917.200.5779.
Fisher Landau Center for Art 38-27 30 th
St, LIC. Thurs-Mon, noon-5 pm (free adm.)
www.flcart.org/onview/
-Intuitive Regression w/ 75 artworks by
20 artists, incl. Agnes Martin, Ed Ruscha,
Jasper Johns’ screenprints, Sherrie Levine,
Terry Winters. - Aug 18- Nov 28
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Auditions. Need Strings, Oboe, Bassoon,
French Horn rehearsals begin Sept 7
[Rehearse every Wed eve, 7:30-10 pm at
Forest Hills Jewish Ctr, 106th St and
Queens Blvd, entrance on 69 Rd]. Info
718.347.1627 or www.fhso.org
Green Space 37-24 24 St
-Fertile Ground Tix $12, Sept 25, 7 pm
-Take Root Tix $15. Sept 23 & 24, 8 pm
Oratorio Society of Queens Part I of
Handel’s “Messiah,” Christmas carols,
Chanukah favorites [for Annual Holiday
Concert, Sun Dec 18.] Auditions at Temple
Beth Sholom, 172 St and Northern Blvd.
Info call 718.279.3006. [Talented students
call for Student Choral Program]
Sept 12, 19; 7 pm
QCA
-Boundless Tales 5th Year Anniversary
Reading series $10/FREE members. RSVP
at queenscouncilarts.org/calendar/ 20169/9/boundless-tales. 37-11 35 Ave,
Astoria, Sept 9, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
-Queens Arts Fund Grant Applications
Now Open Deadline Nov 10, 2015 at 5
pm. Guidelines, applications, schedule
online
QED For complete list of events, visit
qedastoria.com. 27-16 23rd Ave.
-Astoria Working Out the Kinx Drag
queen talk show. Sept 7, 7:30 pm
-This week: Relationsh*t; Off Top Hip
Hop Improv; Two Juice Minimum; Sexy
Hair 101; Repeater Podcast Launch Party
& Show; PR & Marketing; The Art and
Science of Holography
Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St, LIC. email
info@secrettheatre.com, 718.392.0722.
-Merchant of Venice ($18 adv/20 door)
Sept 1-18: 7:30 pm; Sept 11, 18: 3 pm
-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.
Adult Learners Program Seven ctrs;
Central, Elmhurst, Flushing, LIC,
Peninsula, Rochdale Village, Jackson
Hts. Pre-reg now until Monday, Sept 5.
Classes begin wk of Sept 19
Astoria Branch 14-01 Astoria Blvd,
LIC
-Register For Job Search Help,
Computer Training and Job Placement
Programs Check online for additional
program dates/locations
Broadway Branch 40-20 Broadway,
LIC. check online for additional program
dates and locations
-Health Insurance Info and Enrollment
-Basic Computer Class for Adults
-Drop Off Your Food Scraps With the
NYC Compost Project
Central Library 89-11 Merrick Blvd,
Jamaica
-Committee Mtgs: Audit; Building &
Grounds; Special Mtg Board of
Trustees At Rob’t T. Groh Bd Rm. Sept
8; 6 pm, 7 pm, 7:45 pm, respectively
-Children’s Library Discovery
Center: Discovery Day Street Fair Arts
and crafts, amazing science activities,
music, more - Sept 10, 11 am-4 pm
Jackson Heights Branch 35-51 81 St
-Leading the Way: A Series of
Exhibitions Celebrating Extraordinary
Women of Queens - Sept 7-13, 9 am
-Teen Time is Fun Time - Sept 9-Oct 7,
3 pm
Long Island City Branch 37-44 21 St
-Citizenship N-400 Assistance Day Sept
7-15, 3 pm-5 pm
-Resume Workshop Sept 8, 12:30 pm
-Interview Preparation Sept 8, 2 pm
-Microsoft Office Sept 9, 4 pm-5 pm
-Back to School Extravaganza Recurring
event. Sept 12-19, 5:45 pm
-Job Search Strategies Sept 13, 12 pm.
Reg online or by phone
-Cover letters Sept 13, 3:30 pm. Reg
online or by phone
-Shortcuts for the Computer Sept 13-Oct
18, 4 pm-4:30 pm
-Online Job Applications Sept 13, 4:30
pm-5:30 pm. Reg online or by phone.
New JBA Brochures Every month JBA
provides technology training, small biz
help, job search assistance. Classes at
community libraries; dnld online. Prereg req’d. Reg online via JobMap or visit
any JBA location

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Classes Starting for Infants-4 yr olds
Nature-themed lessons: stories, crafts,
walks, live animals.
Mornings, Mid Sept-December
-This week: Animal Care Trainee for 8-

12 year olds, Yoga in the Elements,
Grandparents’ Celebration at APEC
-Make Art After Dark: A Freedom
Tower with Reflecting Pool @ 9/11
Memorial Adults only, $32, Sept 8, 6:30
pm-8:30 pm
-Cool Animals! Interactive, outdoor
scavenger hunt, LIVE exotic animal
show (including alligator), take home a
souvenir and snack. Ages 6-8. LIMITED
TO 40. Tix $22/$16 members, Sept 12,
11 am-12:30 pm
Cunningham Park Events: Spons. by CM
Grodenchik, CM Lancman, Friends of
Cunningham Park. Enter pk thru lot on
Union Tpk at 196 St
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/
-Ghost - Sep 15
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_ wa
tching.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

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
Rego Park Senior Ctr 93-29 Queens
Blvd, 718.896.8511
-Info & Assistance on Medicare: Drug
plans, EPIC, Medicare Advantage, more
- Tues, 10 am- 2 pm

ONGOING (new entries)

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
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
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
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 & caregiver skills, wellness
activities. English/Spanish. 43-31 39th St,
Sunnyside. Info www./scsny.org,
718.906.0660;
-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;
-Social Adult Day Program for people living with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or physical
impariments. Services include; hot lunch,
medication reminders, personal care, music
and art therapy, gentle exercise, yoga, celebrations and special events. To schedule
call Naomi at 718-786-9273
Tree Guard Program To request trees or
protect extant trees. For more info, visit
www.nycparkstreeguard.com
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

ONGOING EVENTS; ORGANIZATIONS

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).

Clubs:

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).

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)
-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
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.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.

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

Schools:

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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