2016-09-14 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts

Dates & times are subject to change. To list your event, send info to qgazette@aol.com, or 42-16 34th Ave, Astoria 11101. SEND TWO weeks prior to the event (this is a WEEKLY paper).

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

104th Precinct Community Council
Mtg. ASPCA, National Night Out
Against Crime Vendor/ Supporters.
Info 718.369.2431. 77-976 Seneca
Ave, Ridgewood. Sept 20, 7:30 pm
112th Precinct September Meeting
Guest speaker: Dept of
Transportation. 68-40 Austin St, Sept
21, 7:30 pm
CM Dromm Events
- Celebrating A Life: Mary
Vavruska Way Join Council Member
Dromm & community leaders for
street co-naming. Corner of 93 St &
34 Ave, Sept 17, 11 am-1 pm
-Back To School Fundraiser In support of CM Dromm. Beekman pub,
15 Beekman St, Manhattan
Sept 28, 5 pm-7 pm
Brownfield Site Public Comment
Period Former Liberty Brass Site,
#C241178. Performed and funded by
Curbcut Queens Blvd LLC, oversight
by NYSDEC. Documents avail:
Queens Sunnyside Library,
718.784.3033, Queens Community
Board 2, 718.533.8773. More info:
http://dec.ny.gov/cfmx/extapps/derexternal/haz/details.cfm?pageid=&progn.... 38-01 Queens Blvd,
LIC, Sept 5-Oct 20
Community Board 1 Meeting on FY
2018 Capital/ Expense submission.
Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria
Blvd, Sept 20, 6:30 pm
CB2
-Candy Drive Now thru Oct 21.
Drop off bags of candy at CB2 office,
43-22 50 St, 2 Fl.
Community Board 3 Monthly board
meeting. Louis Armstrong Middle
School; 32-02 Junction Blvd, East
Elmhurts, Sept 15, 7:45 pm
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
CDEC 30 28-11 Queens Plaza N, Rm
520, Sept 19, 6:30 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.
Diversity Plaza Family Day
Diversity Plaza, Jackson Heights,
Sept 24, 12 pm-5 pm
Earthquake in Italy Relief Fund
Cultural Association of Molise
Region spons., all proceeds from
photo exhibition go to earthquake
relief. 31-16 36 Ave; Mon, Wed and
Fri; Sept 7-Sept 30
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 Borough Board, topic
TBD, Sept 19, 5:30 pm
- Queens Borough Cabinet, topic
TBD, Sept 20, 9:30 am
- 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
MTA Community Meeting Greater
Ridgewood Youth Council at 59-03
Summerfield St, Sept 15, 7 pm
Samuel Field Y Presents: Fall
Festival FREE carnival games, food,
kids arts & crafts. Tanenbaum Family
Pool, 58-25 Little Neck Pkway, Little
Neck, Sept 18, 12 pm-2 pm
QEDC (RSVP online
www.QueensNY.org/qedc/business/events for all unless otherwise noted):
-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: 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/
AM Simanowitz Reduced fare
MetroCard sign up. Seniors 65+,
qualifying disabilities eligible. Bring
valid photo ID, Medicare Card for
disabled applicants or written information from their doctor. You CANNOT add fare to existing MetroCards

at this event. Info or make apt,
718.969.1508. 59- 06 71 Ave,
Flushing; Sept 29; 10 am-12 pm
CM Van Bramer
-Participatory Budgeting Kick-Off
Spons. Woodside On The Move, 39-
42 59 St, 2 FL, Sept 15, 6 pm
Whitestone Community Town
Meeting New York City Buildings
Dept. 109th Precinct provides community updates. Grace Episcopal
Church, 14-15 Clintonville St, Sept
21, 7:30 pm SHARP

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall 137- 35
Northern Blvd, Flushing. Tix on sale
now: www.flushingtownhall.org.
- Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
Month 2 events and get 20% off, or
buy all 3 events and get 25% off. Call
718.463.7700 x222 for discount tix*
*Colombian Drum Circle Wkshp,
$25/20 members (space limited to 20
participants). Sept 16, 7 pm
* Orlando Marin – The Last
Mambo King Dance $16/10 members & students. Sept 30, dance
wkshp 7 pm, concert 8 pm
* Spanglish Fly – New York
Boogaloo. $16/10 members & students. Sept 23, dance wkshp 7 pm,
concert 8 pm
-Moving for Life DanceExercise for
Health. Info 212- 222- 1351. Easy
yoga, lite aerobics, strengthening.
Mondays, Sept 19, 26, Oct 3, 10, 17.
6:30 pm
Louis Armstrong House (40 min.
tours $10/$7/free under 4 yrs) 34-56
107 St, Corona, group rates:
718.478.8274. www.LouisArmstrong
House.org.
-On Exhibit: Hotter Than That - 90
Years of Louis Armstrong and His
Hot Five - Thru October
Mets / Citi Field Events Free Shirt
Fridays, Super Saturdays, Family
Sundays. Season/Partial Plan/Single
tix on sale at Mets.com, 718.507-
TIXX.
- 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.
- 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.
-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
-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.
- Mierle Laderman Ukeles:
Maintenance Art. Sept 18-Feb 19,
2017
(Opening Reception: Sept 18, 3 pm-
6:30 pm)
-Oye Corona! in the plaza (offsite).
Sept 17, 3-7 pm
-In Search of Something Special,
Celebration for Children of All
Abilities. Sept 18, 12 pm-4 pm
-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
Queensborough Community
College Performing Arts Ctr., 222-
05 56 Avenue Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
- Tony Danza: Standards and
Stories. Tix $34-$50, Sept 18, 3 pm
-Rita Moreno in Concert. Tix $34-
$50, Sept 25, 3 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01
Vernon Blvd, LIC. Info 718-956-
1819, socratessculpturepark.org
- Saturday Sculpture Workshop:
Dreamcatcher. Sept 17, 12 pm-3 pm
-Ghost Card Performance. Sept 17,
2 pm-4 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
York College 94-20 Guy R Brewer
Blvd, Jamaica
- York College Big Band 50th
Anniversary Block Party For more
info call 718.262.2840. Sept 17.
-Arturo Ofarrill & the Afro Latin
Jazz Orchestra Milton G. Bassin
Performing Arts Center. Oct 15, 7 pm

DINNERS/ DANCES/ FUNDRAISCalendar

ERS:

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
Flushing Autumn Festival 149 Pl &
41 Ave.
Noshwalks w/ Myra Alperson. For
more info and to reg, visit noshwalks.com. Ridgewood. Sept 17, 11
am-6 pm
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
Sunnyside Restaurant Week Full
details and participating venues, visit
sunnysideshines.org. Sept 19-25

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)
-Queens Health Ctr - 9704 Sutphin
Blvd, Sept 14, 9 am-4:30 pm
- Ecuadorian Consulate - 67- 21
Roosevelt Ave, Sept 17, 9 am-11:50
am
- St. Mary COGIC Community
Outreach 86-20 114 St, Sept 17, 3
pm-4:30 pm
-St. Albans Congregational Church -
172-17 Linden Blvd, Sept 18, 9 am-
4:30 pm

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
-Citizenship Day 2016! Celebrating
the signing of the Constitution. For
info, call 718.523.0029. - Sept 14, 11
am
-Constitution & Cocktails. Tix start
at $125. Sept 15, 6 pm-8 pm
-New York as the Nation’s Capital
Tour. Free, but space is limited. Visit
kingmanor.org to reg. Sept 17, 3 pm-
5 pm
Maple Grove Celebrates Hispanic
Heritage Month Art exhibition by
Eladio Victoria, Viva Music concert. Free admission & parking;
handicapped accessible; limited seating available. 127-15 Kew Gardens
Rd, Kew Gardens, Sept 17, event
starts 5 pm, concert 6 pm-9 pm
Queens Historical Society Annual
Meeting 143-35 37 Ave, Flushing,
Sept 18, 1 pm
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:

Capulli Music A high quality musical training program. Spaceworks in
Long Island City, 33-02 Skillman
Ave, entrance at 34 St, Sundays from
Sept 11-Dec 12; guitar 2 pm-3 pm,
accordion 3 pm, 4 pm
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. 718.937.0727 (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

- Language as Representation,
curated by Nicholas Arbatsky. 14
large-scale paintings from the collection by Richard Prince, Ed Ruscha
and more. More info call . Sept 8-
Nov 28
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
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 19; 7 pm
QCA
- 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.
-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
First Annual Queens Hip Hop
Festival Presented by Queen of
Astira, Inc., various locations around
Astoria/LIC. Tix and info at queenshiphopfestival.com. Sept 23-25, 10
am-12 am
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 18: 3 pm
- LIC One Act Festival
Performances Oct 27 through Nov
13
- 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.
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 -Tenant Rights in Rent Controlled,
Rent Stabilized and Unregulated

Apartments. Sept 17, 3 pm-4 pm
-Skills Identification. Reg online or
call 718,278.2220, limited availibility. Sept 19
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
Jackson Heights Branch 35-51 81
St
-Teen Time is Fun Time - Sept 9-Oct
7, 3 pm
-Meet the Author of “ My
( Underground) American Dream”
Sept 17, 2 pm
Long Island City Branch 37-44 21
St
-Citizenship N-400 Assistance Day
Sept 7-15, 3 pm-5 pm
-Online Job Applications. Reg online
or by phone.
-Shape Up NYC: Cardio Sculpt for
Adults. Check online for all dates*
-JobMap Orientation
-Skills Identification
-Back to School Extravaganza
Recurring event. Sept 12-19, 5:45 pm
-Shortcuts for the Computer Sept 13-
Oct 18, 4 pm-4:30 pm
-New JBA Brochures Every month
JBA provides technology training,
small biz help, job search assistance.
Classes at community libraries; dnld
online. Pre-reg 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: Star Searchers-
“ Exploring the September Night
Sky,” Tween/ Teen Yoga, Candy
Chromatography Young Discoverers
Club
-Queens County Bird Club “Birds,
Vegetation, and Natural History of
Taiwan” by Andrew Greller, PhD.
Free, visit www.qcbirdclub.org. Sept
21, 8 pm
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.h
tml
Queens County Farm Museum
Antique Motorcycle Show. Tix $5,
Motorcycles displayed in apple
orchard of 47 acre farm! To enter
bike, reg bet. 10 am-10:30 am-no
add’l fee. Live music, historic house
tours, hayrides, food. 73-50 Little
Neck Pkway, Floral Pk. More info
call 718.347.FARM (3276) or visit
queensfarm.org. Sept 18, 11 am-4 pm
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

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 program.
www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/get_involved/cert.shtml.
NYC Recovers: Work Progress
Program Qualified service providers
needed to deliver program. Program
reimburses wages paid to hurricane-affected residents age 16+. Visit
www.nyc.gov, NYC Recovers: Work
Progress link.
Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA) Can help get noncustodial
parents’ child support, help locate
them, paternity, court orders, medical
support, collection & medicaid. 32-
20 Northern Blvd, 6th Fl. (Honeywell
St. entrance), 718.784.6979.
Riders Alliance Organizing mass
transit riders for affordable fares,
service restoration, general improvements. www.ridersny.org., 212-590-
9427
Queens Econ. Devel. Corp.
Resources for small business owners,
entrepreneurs, General Queens
events. Info 718.263.0546,
www.queensny.org/qedc/
Sunnyside Community Svcs.
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications. 718.784.6173 x110.
-Free training to be Home Health
Aide, job placement. 718.784.6160

x338.
Volunteer Opportunities:
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc.
Info 718.2611092 x5523.
-Helping Hands for the Disabled:
Be a Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours
w/ a disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
- Public Benefit Counselor
Volunteers age 55+, 212.614.5412,
www.cssny.org
Thursday Workshop for Latinas In
Spanish; Info on health & safety
issues for immigrant Latinas:
HIV/ AIDS, Domestic Violence,
Substance Abuse, Sexuality,
Depression, Self Esteem. Voces
Latinas office, 37-63 83 St., Suite
1B, Jackson Hts - Thurs, noon - 2 pm
Workforce 1 Career Center,
Queens
168- 25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl.,
Jamaica, 718.557.6755,
www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

Support Groups:

Adult Protective Svcs. For 18 years
or older, mentally/physically
impaired; abused, neglected or
exploited. Call 311; 212.630.1853 or
www.a069-apscris.nyc.gov/cris.
Al- Anon 21- 64 41 St, Astoria,
718.728.2948. Check nycalanon.org
for events.
Co- Dependents Anonymous,
Women
85- 18 61 Rd, Rego Park,
718.805.1032. Fridays, 10 - 11:45 am
Domestic Violence 76-05 Roosevelt
Ave, Jackson Heights, 718.639.8370,
AmericanFamily.com
Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be
a Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/
a disabled person. 1-773-572-6327,
hhdfornyc@aol.com
HANAC Western Queens
Caregivers Network For those caring for Alzheimer’s, dementia, chronic illness patients. Support, counseling, info, referrals. 718 204-1200
Jovenes (Youth) AA (Spanish Only)
www.jovenesqueensaa.com. 102- 08
Northern Blvd, Corona. Open 24 hrs,
7 days a week. 718.426.7467
Lexington Hearing & Speech
Center
Hearing testing, infants to seniors, 26- 26 75th St, East Elmhurst,
www.lexnyc.org, 718.350.3171.
NAMI ( National Alliance on
Mental Illness of Queens/Nassau)
Zucker Hillside Hosp., Sloman Aud.,
266 St & 76 Ave, Glen Oaks,
718.347.7284. Check full list of
groups at www.namiqn.org
Narcotics Anonymous
www.westernqueensna.org,
718.962.6244
OCA 85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, www.
obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.org,
917-443-
0355,Henrik30nyr@aol.com.

Saturdays at 10:30 am
Queens Community House
Caregiver Support Groups:
-1st & 3rd Mondays, 6-7:30 pm info
& reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd, # 202, Kew
Gardens.
-2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 1-2:30 pm, info
& reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd, # 202, Kew
Gardens.
-1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm,
info & reg: 718.592-5757 x230, 108-
25 62 Dr, Forest Hills.
-Russian Caregiver Education Group
Last Thursday each month, info &
reg: 718.592-5757 x247, 108-25 62
Dr, Forest Hills.
Queens Counseling Svcs. of
Foundation for Religion and
Mental Health 43-43 Bowne St, 1st
fl., Flushing, 718.461.6393 and
516.547.4318
Samuel Field Y 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org. Programs: Adult Ctr.,
Afterschool, learning disabled, singles, parents, space for parties.
-Early Stage Dementia Care program: Support group, word games,
exercise, current events, music, trips
- Tues & Thurs, 10 am- 2 pm;
Caregiver support for spouses, Weds;
Adult child group Tues. Info
718.225.6750x331 or x243
-Weekday programs for preschool
children (ages 3-5) w/ developmental disabilities & their families.
Snacks served. Programs are ongoing
& may be joined at any time. Info &
RSVP: 718.423.6111 ext 242: Gym
And Creative Exploration - Mon &
Weds, 3-4:30 pm
SMART Recovery
www.smartrecovery.org. 97-29 64
Rd, Rego Park, 212.631.1198. Every
Sun, 11:30 am
Women’s Support Group
Kissena Jewish Center, 43-43 Bowne
St, Flushing, info & reg.
718.461.1871.
Alternating Thurs, 10 am

Arts:

FLUSHING TOWN HALL
137-35 Northern Blvd & Linden Pl,
718.463.7700 x222, www.flushingtownhall.org.
LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC.
718.482.5151, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
LOUIS ARMSTRONG HOUSE (40
min. tours $10/$7 seniors, students,
children/ $0m, children under 4)
34-56 107 St, Corona, group rates:
718.478.8274. www.LouisArmstrong
House.org.
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
718.784.2084.
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING
IMAGE 35 Ave & 36 St, Astoria,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6800,

www.mov ingimage.us.
NOGUCHI MUSEUM ($10/ $5 seniors, student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC
public H.S. ID) 9-01 33 Rd, LIC,
718.204.7088, www.noguchi.org.
Free every first Friday
QUEENS COLLEGE 65-30 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.997.5000.
Aaron Copland School of Music
Concerts almost daily, info
718.997.3800
-QC Opera Studio; QC Orchestra;
QC Choral Society, faculty, student
ensembles, alumni, guests
(Donation suggested) Daily schedule
www. qc. cuny.edu/ music,
718.997.3800.
-Queens College Evening Readings
See schedule at www.qcreadings.org
-Chamber Music Live to December
11, 10 am; Revelations: Arts
Education for Young People
Check back in Spring 2017 for official date & time
-Free Social Anxiety Support &
Treatment for Queens Residents
QC Psychological Ctr. Email contact
info, best times, & whether it’s ok to
leave a msg. to QCPC@qc.cuny.edu.
- Godwin- Ternbach Museum 405
Klapper Hall, 718.997.3800, www.qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/godwin-ternbach/.

QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.
9700, www.queensmuseum.org. Art
access for those with autism and special needs.Reg: email mitra@queensmuseum.org. (schedule online),
718.592.9700.
-Panorama of the City of New York
-World’s Fair Visible Storage
- The Neustadt Collection Of
Tiffany Glass
-From Watersheds to Faucets: The
Marvel of NYC’s Water Supply
System
-Drop-in Family Workshops (free
w/ Admission) Second Sundays 1:30-
4:30 pm
- Metlife Foundation Second
Sundays for Families
-Free Museum Tours Sun. 2, 3, 4 pm
QUEENS THEATRE
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org,
718.760.0064.
QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE Performing Arts Ctr.,
222-05 56 Avenue Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
Queens Symphonic Band Openings
for woodwind, brass, bass and percussion instrumentalists. No audition
required, sit in on next concert -
Begins Sep 9. Bring your instrument.
Info 718.340.8324. Email
phizy@aol.com
Rehearsals Wednesdays, 7:15-9:45
pm
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
1819,
wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
YORK COLLEGE MUSIC
Concerts almost daily, 94-20 Guy R.
Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, 718- 262-

2000.

Arts Other:

Calpulli Music Mexican dance class
and performance. See calpullidance.org for dates and time.
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Auditions/ rehearsals. Forest Hills
Jewish Ctr., 106-06 Queens Blvd.
www.Fhso.org. Wednesdays, 7:30-10
pm
Greek Folk Dancing Classes (free)
26- 80 30 St, Astoria, info, reg
718.726.7329 - Adults: Saturdays 2-
3:30 pm; Children: Fridays, 6-7 pm
Green Space dance studio, 37-24 24
St, LIC
Italian Language Classes for Kids
& Adults Visit www.Camr-uco.org
for Registration & class schedule
Laughing Devil Comedy Club 47-38
Vernon Blvd, LIC, 347.913.3845 •
Laughing Devil Presents - best
comics in NY ($20), every Fri & Sat,
8 & 10:30 pm • She-Devils, Sundays
8 pm ($15) • The Big Thing ($10)
Pros on the rise, every Weds, 8 pm •
Devil Science Theater 3K ($6) Cult
films & alcohol & comedians, every
Thurs, 10:30 pm
Laughing Devil Development Stage
Open mic, writing workshops,
sketches, improv. Bread Box Cafe,
47-11 11 St, LIC • Thurs 6 & 8 pm
Secret Theatre Musicals, 44-02 23
St, LIC, tix www.secrettheatre.com.
-Children’s Theatre every Saturday, 2
pm: Princess Particular alternating
w/ Pirate Pete’s Parrot ($15/ $10
children/ 4-pack $40)
Thalia Spanish Theatre 41- 17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside,
718.729.3880

Health:

BAY TERRACE CTR OF SAMUEL
FIELD Y 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
718.423.6111.
Early childhopd Education ages 3-5
Mon-Fri, 2-4 pm (science discovery;
cooking; literacy class; yoga class;
music) Customizable times available
at sfy.org
CENTRAL QUEENS Y 67-09 108
Street, Forest Hills, 718-268-5011,
www.cqy.org.
-Play Gym Pre-register
-Ballet Classes w. Yana Volkova,
Mon and Fri, ages 5-12, info x500 or
e-mail dberman@cqy.org. Register
now.
CROSS ISLAND YMCA 238- 10
Hillside Ave, Bellerose. See online
for afterschool programs:
ymcanyc.org/crossisland. 718- 479-
0505
EMBLEMHEALTH NEIGHBORHOOD CARE 206-20 Linden Blvd,
Cambria Heights. Info
www.ehnc.com, 866.539.0999. Most
events are RSVP/ Registration

required, 646.476.1294.
-Living w/ Diabetes (cooking, medication) - Low- Impact Zumba -
Fitness Workout - Sitting Zumba -
Meditation
- Cellphones for Elders - Caregivers
Empowerment Group -
Understanding Medicare.
MOUNT SINAI QUEENS Free
health events at various locations,
registration required, 718.267.4333,
( registration and more events
www.mshq.org/ events).
-Prana Yoga for Busy People, Douris
Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd
Floor Exercise Room, Astoria.
Tuesdays, 6: 30 pm. Registration
required.
-Gentle Yoga for Everyone Douris
Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd
Floor Exercise Room, Astoria -
Tuesdays, 11 am & noon (registration
required)
-Flu Shots ($15)
NEW YORK HOSPITAL QUEENS
56-45 Main St., Flushing / 174-03
Horace Harding Exwy, Fresh
Meadows. Call for schedule, pre-registration, 718.670.1695. Schedule
info NYHQ.org events link.
- Support Groups: Diabetes Educ.,
New Moms, Look Good-Feel Better
Female Cancer (Cancer Ctr, 56 Ave &
141 St), Blood Drive, Breastfeeding,
Support Group, (Cancer Ctr), Tai Chi
Class; Yoga; Radication Oncology
Patient Education Series.
NO- COST DIGITAL MAMMOGRAMS and Clinical Breast Exams
American-Italian Cancer Foundation.
Regularly comes to various communities. For women age 50+ w/o insurance; 40+ w/insurance, annual recommended. Call for info and appointment near you ( required)
877.628.9090.
SAMUEL FIELD Y
Programs: Adult Ctr., Afterschool,
learning disabled, singles, parents,
space for parties. 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org.
- Early Stage Dementia Care
Program: Support group, word
games, exercise, current events,
music, trips - Tues & Thurs, 10 am-2
pm; Caregiver support for spouses,
Weds; Adult child group Tues. Info
718.225.6750x331 or x243
-Early Childhood Program ages 2-5
Bay Terrace, 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
Bradley Richman, 718.423.6111 (registration ongoing)
-Ongoing program for developmentally disabled children (ages 3-6;
join any time):
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play ($5
per family) Little Neck Location.
718.423.6111 ext 242. Mon 3-4:30
pm
-Wednesday Night Singles ($7m/
$ 10nm refreshments included)
Reservations, info Ilene Yair

718.225. 6750 x236. 2nd, 4th Weds, 7
- 9 pm
- Partner Abuse Counseling
Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal
svcs. Ongoing

Health Other:

Blood Donors Needed (Especially
O-Negative) To donate or organize a
drive, call NYCB 800.933.2566,
www.nybloodcenter.org.
Lighthouse Guild Vision + Health
( Jewish Guild Healthcare)
Healthcare services for visually
impaired and multi- disabled. Info
800.284.4422, www.lighthouseguild.org
Scan Van Mobile Mammography
appointments required 800.564.6868
NYFAC (NY Families For Autistic
Children) Free Zumba Classes
164- 14 Cross Bay Blvd, Howard
Beach
Fridays, 7-9 pm , 347.566.3122

Historical Societies:

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

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, Yearround, 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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