2016-09-21 / 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:

109th Precinct Family Fun Day Free
food, music, games, giveaway, face
painting, rock climbing, pony rides,
inflatables, pumpkin patch, much
more! Francis Lewis Park, 3 Ave &
147 St.
Sept 24, 12 pm-4 pm
112th Precinct September Meeting
Guest speaker: Dept of
Transportation. 68-40 Austin St, Sept
21, 7:30 pm
114th Precinct Community Council
Monthly Meeting Riccardo’s by the
Bridge, 2101 24 Ave, Astoria.
Sept 27, 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=&progno= C241178. 38-01 Queens Blvd,
LIC, Sept 5-Oct 20
Central Queens YM & YWHA:
Story of a Zionist State in Siberia
by Masha Gessen, author of Where
the Jews Aren’t. $8 voluntary donation requested. For info, call
718.268.5011 or visit cqy.org. 67-09
108 St, Forest Hills.
Sept 26, 1:30 pm
Community District Educ. Council
26 Public Meeting 61-15 Oceania St,
Rm 128, Sept 27, 6 pm
Community Board 2
-Public Mtg. St Sebastian’s Parish
Center, 39-60 57 St, back room, 1st
Fl.
Sept 27, 6 pm
-Candy Drive Now thru Oct 21. Drop
off bags of candy at CB2 office, 43-
22 50 St, 2 Fl.
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:
-Back To School Fundraiser In
Support of CM Dromm. Beekman
Pub, 15 Beekman St, Manhattan. Q’s,
info
Dromm2017.Treasurer@gmail.com.
Checks payable to Dromm 2017. Or
www.DanielDromm.com/Contribute
Sept 28, 5 pm-7 pm
-Free Community Legal Services w/
CUNY School of Law. 37-32 75 St,
1st Fl, Jackson Hts. By Appointment

718.803.6373. Wednesdays, 5-8 pm;
& at Jewish Center, 37-06 77th St,
Jackson Heights. Info 718.803.6373.
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)
-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 Various locations (RSVP
online
www.QueensNY.org/qedc/business/events for all unless otherwise noted):
-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/
Queens Symphony Orchestra
Concert Celebrating Middle Village
200th Anniv. Juniper Valley Pk, 80
St, Juniper Blvd. South. Bring lawn
chair.
Sept 24, 7 pm (rain: Christ the King
Auditorium, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.
718.651.5865 for weather update.)
Ravenswood Community Drug Free
Coalition Establish committees,
bylaws, discuss future workshops.
RSVP: carol50w@gmail.com. Queens
Public Library, 37-44 21 St, Sept 29,
7 pm
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
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

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.
Call 718.463.7700 x222 for discount
tix*
*Spanglish Fly – New York
Boogaloo. $16/10 members & students. Sept 23, dance wkshp 7 pm,
concert 8 pm
*Orlando Marin – The Last Mambo
King Dance $16/10 members & students. Sept 30, dance wkshp 7 pm,
concert 8 pm
-Moving for Life DanceExercise for
Health. Info 212-222-1351. Easy
yoga, lite aerobics, strengthening.
Mondays, Sept 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.
-Oktoberfest at Citi Field Pregame
party, music, Limited edition beer
steins. (Phillies) - Sept 23, 5 pm
- Free shirt Fridays
- Super Saturdays Special
Giveaways
- Family Sunday Giveaways, pregame fun stations for kids
MoMA PS1: Back to School –
Come as you were in high school.
Tix $125. 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
Sept 23, 7 pm-10 pm, class is in session; 10 pm-12 am, pep rally
“Expression” at Queens Council on
the Arts Artist Luca Mazzara w/
artist Monica Sarmiento and collector
Jamie Andrade. 37-11 35 Ave,
Entrance on 37 St, Sept 23, 6:30 pm-
8:30 pm
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01
35 Ave, Astoria. 718.777.6888,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6800, more
events: www.movingimage.us.
-The American Dream: New York
with Russell Simmons and Cristina
Alesci in person. Interviews w/
Howard Schultz, Alan Greenspan,
Mickey Drexler, Russell Simmons
(free, RSVP online) - Sept 22, 7 pm
-Retrospective, The Master: Philip
Seymour Hoffman - Sept 16-Oct 2
-Series, Agnès Varda, French New
Wave Director - Sept 25-Oct 16
-Arcade Classics: Video Games
from the Collection thru Oct 23
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.
-Richard Hennessy: Free Hand
Free Spirit Godwin-Ternbach
Museum
To Oct 1
-Caleb Teicher and Company
Sept 29, 7:30 pm
-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 37-11
35 Ave, Astoria
-“Expression” Artist Luca Mazzara
w/ artist Monica Sarmiento and collector Jamie Andrade. At QCA.
Sept 23, 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
-Queens Arts Fund Grant
Applications Now Open Application
Deadline Nov 10. Attend mandatory
application info session. Guidelines,
applications, schedule queenscouncilarts.org/qaf
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592. 9700, www.queensmuseum.org.
-Mierle Laderman Ukeles:
Maintenance Art. Sept 18-Feb 19,
2017
-Oye Corona! in the plaza (offsite).
Sept 24, 1-7 pm
-Nonfiction Workshop with
Performer LM Bogad, an Open AIR
Artist Services Program Sept 24, 2
pm-4 pm
-Artist in/of the City Queens
Museum at Flushing Meadows, Sept
25, 1-5 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.
-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:
Memory Maps Sept 24, 12 pm-3 pm
-EAF15 Emerging Artist Fellowship
Exhibition Opening-Sept 25, 3 pm-6
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
-Future Music Milton G. Bassin
Performing Arts Center - Sept 28, 8
pm.
-Arturo Ofarrill & the Afro Latin
Jazz Orchestra Milton G. Bassin
Performing Arts Center. Oct 15, 7 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
Fall for Woodside Community
Awards and Fundraiser Cocktail
reception at Claret Wine Bar, tix on
sale starting at $50, more info at sunnysideshines.org. 4602 Skillman Ave,
Sept 27
Italian Charities Of America 83-20
Queens Blvd, 718.478.3100
-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
Taminent Regular Democratic Club
85th Anniversary Dinner Dance Tix
$75 avail at reg mtgs. Cocktails at 7
pm, dinner at 8 pm. To add msg to
Dinner Dance Journal, complete
Journal Ad. Deadline Oct 10.
Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01 24
Ave, Oct 29

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)
-Patronato EPASA-USA, 65-54
Myrtle Ave, Glendale, Sept 23, 2 pm-
4:30 pm
-Canaan Baptist Church, 39-08 104
St, Sept 22
Sam Field YM-YWHA 52-20 Little
Neck Pkway, Little Neck. Programs
$5/family, snack incl. Info at
718.225.6750
-Gym and Creative Exploration.
Wednesdays starting Sept 21, 3 pm-
4:30 pm
-Sunday Fun Day. Sept 25. Oct 9, Nov
6 &20, Dec 4 & 18, 10:30 am-12 pm
-Columbus Day Party. Oct 10, 1 pm-
2:30 pm
-Veteran’s Day Party, Nov 11, 1 pm-
2:30 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

Maple Grove
-Actors and Actresses Walking Tour
Tix $5. 1 hour. Reservations
347.878.6614. 83-15 Kew Gardens
Rd, Kew Gardens, inside gate at
Lefferts Blvd - Sept 24, 3 pm
Queens Historical Society 143-35 37
Ave, Flushing.
-Museum Day Live! Free, new
exhibit “Toys & Games From the
Attic and Beyond!” Tickets smithsonianmag.com/accounts/museum/register/ Sept 24, 2:30 pm-4:30 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

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
LIC Gallery Nights Museums in LIC
open their doors at night and offer
spec events. Visit licpartnership.org
for full list of participating venues.
Starts Sept 22, 6 pm-9 pm
QED For complete list of events,
visit qedastoria.com. 27-16 23rd Ave.
-Presidential Debate Watch Party
Sept 26, 8:30
-Big Quiz Thing Presidential Trivia
Spectacular - Sept 27, 7 pm
-Brutally Honest - Sept 27, 9 pm
-Awkward Sex Fest- Sept 29-30;
7:30, 9 pm
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.
-The Underpants Godot Limited 2 wk
run, ($15 presale, $20 door) Tix
secrettheatre.com or 718.392.0722.
Sept 22-Oct 5, 7:30 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
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
Long Island City Branch 37-44 21
St
Call 718.752.3700 or visit queenslibrary.org for full list of events. Reg
online or by phone
-Resume Workshop Class code
JR130. Sept 22, 12:30 pm
-Interview Preparation Class code
JR170. Sept 22, 2 pm
-Movie Night Here comes the Boom,
School of Rock. Sept 26, 2 pm-4 pm
-Job Search Strategies Class code JR
190. Sept 27, 2:30 pm
-Cover Letters Class code JR150.
Sept 27, 3:30 pm
-Online Job Applications Sept 27,
4:30
-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: Young Chefs – Apple
Brown Betty; Disappearing Act
Science Fair 101; Do Lions Live on
Lily Pads? Animal Tales; Who Hops?
Toddler Tales; Vet Tech 101 for ages
10-13 Yrs.
-Queens County Bird Club “Birds,
Vegetation, and Natural History of
Taiwan” by Andrew Greller, PhD.
Free, visit www.qcbirdclub.org. Sept
21, 8 pm
Astoria Park
-ShoreFest - Sept 25
Cunningham Park
-Together We Can Walk Family-oriented; walk, run, more; partnership
w/ Carl’s Butterflies. Sept 24, 9 am
Hunters Point Park
-Yoga and Meditation Free classes
weekly thru Oct. Visit hunterspointparks.org for sched. Hunters Point
South Park, Center Blvd & 51 Ave
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
Queens County Farm Museum 73-
50 Little Neck Pkway, Floral Pk. For
info call 718.347.3276, or visit
queensfarm.org.
-The Amazing Maize Maze
$10/adults, $5/age 4-11/3 and under
free. Group rates 10+, tix avail.
Saturdays & Sundays, Sept 24-Oct 30
& Columbus Day, 11 am-4:30 pm. 2
add’l “Maze by Moonlight” evenings,
Oct 15 & Oct 22. Maze will be open
until 9 pm. Bring your flashlight!
-Queens County Fair Traditional
county fair, Blue Ribbon competitions, livestock, produce, home
crafts, arts & crafts, canning, baking,
pickling, music, magic, pig racing,
juggling, exhibits. Irish band and
dancers on Saturday; German band in
beer garden. Historic farmhouse tour
ft. Reenactors cooking over open
hearth. Farm stand ft. local produce.
Pie eating & corn husking contests,
hayrides, pony rides, carnival rides,
games avail. $10/adults, $5/12 &
under. Sept 24 & 35, 11 am-6 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
Kew Gardens Community Arts Day
Lefferts Blvd & Austin St. Live
music.
Sept 25, 11 am-5 pm (rain Oct 16)
Touch a Truck Family Fall Festival
Visit ymcanyc.org/crossislandtat for
tix, and/or vendor & sponsorship
forms (718-551-9314). Presale $5,
door $10. 238-10 Hillside Ave,
Bellerose, Sept 24, 12 pm-3 pm rain
or shine

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, NY 10017, 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.Camruco.org
for Registration & class schedule
Laughing Devil Comedy Club 47-38
Vernon Blvd, LIC, 347.913.3845 •
Laughing Devil Presents - best
comics in NY ($20), every Fri & Sat,
8 & 10:30 pm • She-Devils, Sundays
8 pm ($15) • The Big Thing ($10)
Pros on the rise, every Weds, 8 pm •
Devil Science Theater 3K ($6) Cult
films & alcohol & comedians, every
Thurs, 10:30 pm
Laughing Devil Development Stage
Open mic, writing workshops, sketches, improv. Bread Box Cafe, 47-11 11
St, LIC • Thurs 6 & 8 pm
Secret Theatre Musicals, 44-02 23
St, LIC, tix www.secrettheatre.com.
-Children’s Theatre every Saturday, 2
pm: Princess Particular alternating
w/ Pirate Pete’s Parrot ($15/ $10
children/ 4-pack $40)
Thalia Spanish Theatre 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside,
718.729.3880

Health:

BAY TERRACE CTR OF SAMUEL
FIELD Y 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
718.423.6111.
Early childhopd Education ages 3-5
Mon-Fri, 2-4 pm (science discovery;
cooking; literacy class; yoga class;
music) Customizable times available
at sfy.org
CENTRAL QUEENS Y 67-09 108

Street, Forest Hills, 718-268-5011,
www.cqy.org.
-Play Gym Pre-register
-Ballet Classes w. Yana Volkova,
Mon and Fri, ages 5-12, info x500 or
e-mail dberman@cqy.org. Register
now.
CROSS ISLAND YMCA 238-10
Hillside Ave, Bellerose. See online
for afterschool programs:
ymcanyc.org/crossisland. 718-479-
0505
EMBLEMHEALTH NEIGHBORHOOD CARE 206-20 Linden Blvd,
Cambria Heights. Info
www.ehnc.com, 866.539.0999. Most
events are RSVP/ Registration
required, 646.476.1294.
-Living w/ Diabetes (cooking, medication) - Low-Impact Zumba -
Fitness Workout - Sitting Zumba -
Meditation
- Cellphones for Elders - Caregivers
Empowerment Group - Understanding
Medicare.
MOUNT SINAI QUEENS Free
health events at various locations,
registration required, 718.267.4333,
(registration and more events
www.mshq.org/ events).
-Prana Yoga for Busy People, Douris
Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd
Floor Exercise Room, Astoria.
Tuesdays, 6:30 pm. Registration
required.
-Gentle Yoga for Everyone Douris
Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd
Floor Exercise Room, Astoria -
Tuesdays, 11 am & noon (registration
required)
-Flu Shots ($15)
NEW YORK HOSPITAL QUEENS
56-45 Main St., Flushing / 174-03
Horace Harding Exwy, Fresh
Meadows. Call for schedule, pre-registration, 718.670.1695. Schedule
info NYHQ.org events link.
-Support Groups: Diabetes Educ.,
New Moms, Look Good-Feel Better
Female Cancer (Cancer Ctr, 56 Ave &
141 St), Blood Drive, Breastfeeding,
Support Group, (Cancer Ctr), Tai Chi
Class; Yoga; Radication Oncology
Patient Education Series.
NO-COST DIGITAL MAMMOGRAMS and Clinical Breast Exams
American-Italian Cancer Foundation.
Regularly comes to various communities. For women age 50+ w/o insurance; 40+ w/insurance, annual recommended. Call for info and appointment near you (required)
877.628.9090.
SAMUEL FIELD Y
Programs: Adult Ctr., Afterschool,
learning disabled, singles, parents,
space for parties. 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org.
-Early Stage Dementia Care
Program: Support group, word
games, exercise, current events,
music, trips - Tues & Thurs, 10 am-2
pm; Caregiver support for spouses,

Weds; Adult child group Tues. Info
718.225.6750x331 or x243
-Early Childhood Program ages 2-5
Bay Terrace, 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
Bradley Richman, 718.423.6111 (registration ongoing)
-Ongoing program for developmentally disabled children (ages 3-6;
join any time):
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play ($5
per family) Little Neck Location.
718.423.6111 ext 242. Mon 3-4:30
pm
-Wednesday Night Singles ($7m/
$10nm refreshments included)
Reservations, info Ilene Yair 718.225.
6750 x236. 2nd, 4th Weds, 7 - 9 pm
-Partner Abuse Counseling
Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal
svcs. Ongoing

Health Other:

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

Historical Societies:

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

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.
Self-help 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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