2016-09-28 / 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).

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern
Blvd, Flushing. Tix on sale now:
www.flushingtownhall.org.
-Orlando Marin – The Last Mambo
King Dance $16/10 members & students. Sept 30, dance wkshp 7 pm, concert 8 pm
-The Songs of Music: Voices from
Taiwan ($10/$300 box seating for 6)
Oct 2, 1:30 pm
-Monthly Jazz Jam ($10/FREE for
members, students & jamming musicians) First Wed/month, led by saxophonist Carol Sudhalter. Oct 5, 7-10 pm
-Moving for Life DanceExercise for
Health. Info 212-222-1351. Easy yoga,
lite aerobics, strengthening. Mondays,
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.LouisArmstrongHouse.org.
-On Exhibit: Hotter Than That - 90
Years of Louis Armstrong and His Hot
Five - Thru October
Mets / Citi Field Events Free Shirt
Fridays, Super Saturdays, Family
Sundays. Season/Partial Plan/Single tix
on sale at Mets.com, 718.507-TIXX.
- Free shirt Fridays
- Super Saturdays Special Giveaways
- Family Sunday Giveaways, pre-game
fun stations for kids
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35
Ave, Astoria. 718.777.6888,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6800, more
events: www.movingimage.us.
-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
-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
-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.
-The Havana Cuba All-Stars ($29-
$45) Oct 1, 8 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon
Blvd, LIC. Info 718-956-1819,
socratessculpturepark.org
-Free Capoeira Sept-Oct 8: Saturdays,
noon-1 pm
-GrowNYC Greenmarket Jun thru
Nov 19; Saturdays, 8 am-4 pm
-BIG Reuse Compost Collection Jun
thru Nov 19, Saturdays, 10 am-1 pm
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

ARTS OTHER:

Apartment For Sale, Tenant Included
($25) In Eng. and Span., call 718.3880 or
visit thaliatheatre.org. Thalia Spanish
Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave, Sept 23-
Oct 23
Astoria Symphony Orchestra ($10-$25)
Western Queens’ professional orchestra
begins its season. Church-in-the-Gardens,
50 Ascan Ave, Forest Hills, Oct 1, 7:30 pm
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
QED For complete list of events, visit

qedastoria.com. 27-16 23rd Ave.
-Awkward Sex Fest- Sept 29-30; 7:30, 9
pm
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

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

Astoria Civic Association Regular meeting w/ guest Lisa Scully, GM of Laguardia
Airpt to answer questions RE traffic and
construction. Riccardo’s at 21-01 24 Ave,
Astoria, Oct 4, 7 pm
Astoria Rocks for St. Jude Live performances by Deemohaus, Soul Picnic &
Spitfire, spec guest Billy J Kramer and
Friends. Tix include a buffet dinner and
drinks. Tix online at stjude.org/astoriarocks. Central Lounge, 20-30 Steinway
St, Astoria, Oct 2, 4 pm-8 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: dec.ny.gov/cfmx/extapps/derexternal/haz/details.cfm?pageid=&progno=C2
41178. 38-01 Queens Blvd, LIC, Sept 5-
Oct 20
Community Board 2
-Candy Drive Thru Oct 21. Drop off bags
of candy at CB2 office, 43-22 50 St, 2 Fl.
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
-Flu Shots By appt only. No one will be
turned away for inability to pay or lack of
insurance! Sept 30:
-In Jackson Hts: CM Dromm’s office, 37-
32 75 St, 1 FL, 1 pm-7 pm
-In Elmhurst: Walgreens, 84-20
Broadway, all day
-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.
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
Halfway to St Patrick’s Day Music
Festival Live music, DJs, authentic Irish
food, drink specials all night. Info &
RSVP at sunnysideshines.org. Oct 1
Jobs: Queens Workforce 1 Career
Center, 168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl,

Jamaica. Info 718.557.6755, www.nycgov/workforce1
BP Katz Upcoming Events At Queens
Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Kew
Gardens (unless otherwise listed)
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing Sept
29, 10:30 am
-Youth 101 Performance by Kupferberg
Center for Arts; Raffles, prizes, entertainment, career svcs, education, health
screenings, ID cards, much more. 58 Ave,
betw. Hoffman Dr & Seabury St, Elmhurst
- Oct 1, 11 am-4 pm
-Next New Idea to New Venture Class
Pre-reg req’d at queensny.org/qedc/business/ events. Oct 3, 5:45 pm
-NYC Department of Veterans’ Services
NEW & first of its kind Queens Satellite
Office Queens Borough Hall, Ste 222,
120-55 Queens Blvd. Enhanced accessibility for veterans to services. Walk-ins
welcome. Info 718.286.2868.
Tues thru Thurs, 10 am- 2 pm
-NYC Small Business Support Center
Business courses, one-on-one help, more.
www.nyc.gov/business, 718.570.8500
QEDC 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/
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
CM Van Bramer, NYC Council
Participatory Budgeting Meetings:
-Woodside Community Center, 50-19
Broadway, Sep 29, 6-8 pm; Cidado Global
43-12 34 Ave, Oct 5, 6 pm; Christ
Lutheran Church, 33-57 58 St, Oct 6, 7
pm; Ravenswood Community Center, 35-
40 21 St, Oct 13, 6 pm

DINNERS/DANCES/FUNDRAISERS:

44th Annual HANAC Gala
($350/adults, $200/young adults) Man
of the Year Saky Yakas, Volunteer of the
Year Eileen Baker. Music by Alpha
Orchestra, black tie. Sponsorships and
journal ads (due Sep 30) avail. Visit
hanac.org and follow the Gala 2016 link
for online forms. Info: 917.330.8512 or
646.831.3844. Mandarin Oriental
Hotel, 80 Columbus Circle at 60 St,
Manhattan, Oct 21, 7:30 pm
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
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
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)
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, 3 pm-4:30 pm
-Sunday Fun Day. 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.
Your Life, Your Legacy An LGBT-friendly presentation on end of life
options. RSVP call 718.803.6373. Dignity
Memorial, 37-06 77 St, Sept 29, 6 pm-8
pm

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

Maple Grove 83-15 Kew Gardens Rd,
Kew Gardens, inside gate at Lefferts Blvd,
347.878.6614.
-Spirits Alive and Dedication and
Unveiling of the Sam Loyd (The Puzzle
King) Plaque (Free but donations suggested) Self-guided walking tour with
over 20 actors in period costume as the
cemetery’s historical figures. Music by
Natalia “Saw Lady” Paruz. Visitors
encouraged to wear period costumes. Info
friendsofmaplegrove.org. Oct 1, 2-5 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

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Queens Library: 100s of events daily
visit www.queenslibrary.org, click on
programs; call Central Library
718.990.0700 or individual branches.
2016 Autumn Gala Visit queenslibrarygala.org to purchase sponsorships,
tix & to contribute. Melrose Ballroom,
36-08 33 St, Astoria, Oct 26, 6 pm cocktails, 7 pm dinner and program
Astoria Branch 14-01 Astoria Blvd,
LIC. Visit queenslibrary.org for full list
of events, dates and times. This week:
Astoria Library Book Club September:
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline;
Spelling Contests; Resumes; Toddler
Learning Center
Broadway Branch 40-20 Broadway,
LIC.
This week: Toddler Story and Play
Time; Health Insurance Info and
Enrollment; Skills Identification: register online or by phone, Discovery Club;
Broadway Babies: infants up to 17 mos;
Fun Friday: ages 5-12 yrs; Creative
Kids: ages 3 & 4 yrs; Maker Space:
Costumes; Free Citizenship Classes: reg
in person Oct 5-Dec 21. Green card
needed to reg.call 718.278.4303 to prereg on Oct 5 at 11 am
Glen Oaks Branch 256-04 Union Tpk,
-Older Adults Day Free health screenings, live entertainment, info on healthcare benefits. Sept 28, 10 am-3 pm
Jackson Heights Branch 35-31 81 St.
This week: Early Literacy Time;
Toddler Learning Center; Teen Time is
Fun Time; Computer Class-
Intermediate Level; Picture Book Story
Time
Langston Hughes Library 100-01
Northern Blvd, Corona
-Shakespeare in Queens: Macbeth Oct
3, 5:30 pm
Long Island City 37-44 21 St, LIC.
This week: Citizenship N-400
Assistance Day; Back To School
Extravaganza: buddy system, binary
code beading, poster contest; Birth
Control Options; Shape Up NYC:
Cardio Sculpt for Adults; Microsoft
Office; OSHA 10 Job Training
Information Session: Construction:
OSHA training for construction, reg at
queenslibrary.org or call 718.752.3700
or 718.990.8625; Job Skills
Identification
Steinway Branch 21-45 31 St.
This week: Banned Books. Students
grades 7-12 discuss Farenheit 451 and
other banned/challenged books. Sept
30, 3 pm-4 pm; Princeton Review
Practice SHSAT/Parents Guide to the
SHSAT. Oct 1, 10:30 am

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Classes Starting for Infants-4 yr olds
Nature-themed lessons: stories, crafts,
walks, live animals.

Mornings, Mid Sept-December
-This week: Animal Tales; Tween/Teen
Yoga; Fall Bird Walk for Beginners;
The Nature of Yoga; Science Fair 101;
Toddler Tales; APEC Adventure Time –
Bunnies Bunnies, Bunnies; Mammal
Mayhem; APEC Adventure Time –
Reptile Rendezvous, Radical Reptiles
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!
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

SCHOOL/CLASSES/KIDS/PETS

NY Cares Day for Schools Registration
for volunteers now open: 212-228-5000,
info@newyorkcares.org - Oct 22, 9-2pm
Martin Luther School 60-02 Maspeth
Ave,
-Harvest Festival & Fall Open House
Bounce houses, crafts, food, games, face
painting, science demos, tours. For more
info, call 718.894.4000.Oct 1, 12 -4 pm
-Online Farmer’s Market “Our
Harvest” Delivers produce, meats, dairy,
artisanal. Each order of $25 gets meal
donated to local pantry.

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

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.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. Selfhelp
Community Services, 45-25 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.886.5777.
CENTRAL QUEENS YM & YWHA
67-09 108 St, Forest Hills,
718.395.9641.
CCNS/PETER J. DellaMONICA Jr.
Center for Seniors 23-56 Broadway,
Astoria, 718.626.1500 & 718.278.4432.
FLUSHING HOUSE 38-20 Bowne St,
347-532-3025 or 718.762.3198.
FLUSHING-FRESH MEADOWS
JEWISH CTR. 193-10 Peck Ave, Fresh
Meadows, 718.357.5100.
FOREST HILLS S.C. 108-25 62nd Dr,
718.699.1010.
HOWARD BEACH S.C.
155-55 Crossbay Blvd., Howard Beach,
718.738.8100. Mon-Fr, 9 am-4 pm
JOINT PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE FOR OLDER ADULTS
212.273.5260.
KEW GDNS COMMUNITY CTR.
80-02 Kew Gardens Rd, Suite 202, Kew
Gardens, 718.997.6000. Open M-F,
10am-4pm. Health, Arts, Taxes,
Medicare, Computers, Workshops,
Lectures. Call for schedule. See website

for recreational activities in the area
@ www.KewGardens.com
NATIVITY B.V.M.—ST. STAN’S
SENIOR CENTER 101-41 91st Street,
Ozone Park (meets monthly, 1st & 3rd
Thursdays in the church basement).
718.845.3691
PETER CARDELLA S.C.
68-52 Fresh Pond Rd, Ridgewood,
718.456.9355, 8 am-4 pm Every day.
-One Stop Social Work, Receive social
services, Every thursday
Visit www.cardellaseniors.org for other
offerrings
POMONOK S.C. 67-09 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing, Contact Angella at
718.591.3377. Monthly calendar of
Events available online through Queens
Community House website:
qchnyc.wordpress.com
QUEENS COMMUNITY HOUSE
108-25 62 Dr, Forest Hills,
718.592.5757. qchnyc.wordpress.com
Eviction Prevention Unit (EPU)
Negotiate w/landlords, identify emergency resources, stabilize long-term
living situation.
Free Legal Counseling: Power of attorney, medical proxy designation, advice.
By appointment, call above.
Peer; Caregiver Support Groups
QCH: Forest Hills, Jackson Hts,
Flushing; in English, Spanish, Russian,
Bengali. Info 718.592.5757 x238
-Free Housing Programs: Eviction
Prevention (Court papers/process, advocacy, tenants of foreclosed); Entitlements
SCRIE, Disabled Rent Increase Exempt.
(DRIE); HEAP (heating), Family Eviction
Prevention, Public Benefit Screening;
-Tenant Info/Train/Advocacy: Repair
issues, harassment, rent overcharges, capital improvement; Property Owner
Info/Assist: SCHE, STAR Tax Credit
RSVP 718.268.5960 x226.
QCH Pomonok Senior Ctr 67-09
Kissena Blvd, Flushing, 718.591.3377.
-Movies: Old Faves, New Hits
Wednesdays, 1 pm
-SNAP screening, application & recertification assistance - info 718.591.3377
-Dear Abby discussion group
Thursdays, 11 am
-Men’s Exercise Group w/ professional
trainer (age 60+) space limited, bring
DOCTOR’S NOTE permitting exercise
and use of gym equipment.
QUEENS INTERAGENCY COUNCIL ON AGING (QICA) Queens
Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd,
Room 319, Kew Gardens,
718.268.5954.
REGO PARK S.C. 93-29 Queens Blvd,
Rego Park, Irina 718.896.8511. Free
membership, classes, workshops, case
assistance. Hot lunches served 12 pm-1
pm in Dining Hall.
RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT CTR
& SVCS 59-14 70 Ave, Ridgewood,
718.456.2000.
SELF-HELP AUSTIN ST. S.C.
106-06 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills,
718.520.8197.
SELF-HELP BENJAMIN ROSENTHAL

S.C. 45-25 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing, 718.886.5777.
SELF-HELP MASPETH 69-61 Grand
Ave, Maspeth, 718.429.3636
STEINWAY S.C. 20-43 Steinway St,
Astoria. Activities and services nclude:
lunch; social services, educational
workshops, chair yoga, meditation and
aerobics; line dance and ballroom
dance; lifestyle management classes; oil
painting and crafts classes; humor and
politics discussion; sing-alongs and
first run movies. 718.626.1500. Mon-
Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm

SENIOR LUNCH PROGRAMS:
CHURCH OF THE RESURRECTION
(Hosting All Saints Church, Woodhaven
program) 85-09 118 St, Richmond
Hill/Kew Gardens.
Last Saturday of the month. Call Camille,
718.847.2649.
SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY SVCS
CENTER FOR ACTIVE OLDER
ADULTS 43-31 39 St, Sunnyside,
718.784.6173. https://www.scsny.org/

Street Fairs, Flea/Farmers’ Markets

-Astoria Greenmarket 14 St, 31 Ave &
31 Rd • To Nov 18, 8 am - 3pm.
-Corona Greenmarkets
Roosevelt Ave & 103 St. Fridays to Nov
20, 8 am - 3 pm.
-Elmhurst Hospital Greenmarket
41 Ave, 80 & 81 Sts. Tuesdays, to Nov
24, 8 am - 4 pm.
-Forest Hills Greenmarket &
Composting* Queens Blvd & 70th Ave.
Sundays, Year Round, 8 am - 3 pm.
-Jackson Heights Greenmarket &
Composting* 34 Ave & 78 St, Sundays
Year Round, 8 am to 3 pm (Winter
hours 8 am. - 2 am.)
-LIC Youthmarket Vernon Blvd betw.
48 & 49 Aves. Vendors wanted, apply
www.nyc.gov/sapo. Saturdays to 9/26
9 pm - 4 pm
-Pomonok Community Farmers
Market Pomonok Neighborhood
Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd, Flushing,
Across from Queens College, Main
Gate • To Nov 25, Wednesdays, 9 am—
4 pm
-Queens Botanical Garden Farmers
Mkt Fridays (see Parks, QBG), To Nov
20, Fridays, 8:30 am – 4 pm
-Queens Urban Market 50-01 2nd St
Hunters Point, Long Island City, Mon-
Sat, 11am - 12am, Sun, 11 am-10 pm.
(718) 433-4995.
-Socrates Sculpture Park GrowNYC
Greenmarket & Composting* (see
Parks, Socrates) Saturdays to Nov 21, 8
am - 4 pm, Compost collected every
Saturday, 8 am - 2 pm
-Sunnyside Greenmarkets &
Composting* Skillman Ave, betw. 42
& 43 Sts, Open Saturdays, Year-round,
8 am - 3 pm.

*Composting tips: freeze food scraps: fruit & vegs, coffee grounds & filters, tea bags, eggshells, nutshells, bread, pasta-no toppings. Please no meat, dairy, bones, or oily foods.

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