2016-10-26 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts

Dates & times are subject to change. SEND INFO TWO WEEKS PRIOR to the event (this is a WEEKLY paper) to qgazette@aol.com, or 42-16 34th Ave, Astoria 11101.

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern
Blvd, Flushing. Tix on sale now:
www.flushingtownhall.org.
-New Music Horizons ($10/free members & students) Oct 28, 8 pm
-Grease Sing-Along ($13/$10 members, $8/$6 member children) Goodie
bags filled with fun props for sale at $2.
Oct 31, 8 pm
-Monthly Jazz Jam ($10/FREE for
members, students & jamming musicians) First Wed/month, 7-10 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.
-Krzysztof Kieslowski: A Complete
Retrospective - thru Nov 6
-Series, Gene Wilder Tribute Oct 9-
Nov 27
-To The Moon and Beyond: Graphic
Films and the Inception of “2001: A
Space Odyssey” At the Amphitheater
Gallery, Mar 4-Nov 13
Noguchi Museum ($10/ $5 seniors, student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC public H.S.
ID) 9-01 33 Rd, LIC, 718.204.7088,
www.noguchi.org.
-Another Land: After Noguchi. 12
photographs by Leah Raintree
reimagine Noguchi sculptures as distant
celestial objects. Runs now thru Jan 9,
2017
Queens College Kupferberg Center for
the Arts, 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing.
-Family Shows Colden Auditorium. Tix
& info kupferbergcenter.org ($20-$25
Adults, $14 for children 12 & under) On
Sale Now: Into to the Light by Vanaver
Caravan Dec 18, 3 pm
-The Chosen People in an Age of
Political Correctness with Rabbi
Hayyim Angel. Rosenthal Library Rm
230.
Oct 27, 7 pm

-Images of Jews in the Early Age of
Print Rosenthal Library Rm 230. RSVP
at rsvp.dev@qc.cuny.edu or call
718.997.2920 - Nov 1, 6 pm
-Piano Guys Tix now avail online.
Dec 2, 8 pm, Colden Auditorium
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.
-Fall Film Series Oct 26; Nov 2, 9, 16,
2-5 pm
-Oye Corona! Celebrate the Day of the
Dead with activities at Corona Plaza.
103 St & Roosevelt Ave.
Oct 29, 11 am-7 pm
-Mierle Laderman Ukeles:
Maintenance Art. Sept 18-Feb 19, 2017
-Nonstop Metropolis: The Remix -
Thru January 1, 2017
-A Passion for Tiffany Lamps - Thru
April, 2018
Queensborough Community College
Performing Arts Ctr., 222-05 56 Avenue
Bayside. Info, tix 718.631.6311,
www.visitqpac.org.
-The Jacket From Dachau Exhibit
Opening Oct 30, 1 pm
Resorts World Casino 110-00
Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica
-DJ Tommy Allen & DJ Lance Scorpio
Party w/ Al B. Sure & Rochelle
Fleming ($40-100)
Oct 28 9 pm
-Night at Studio 54 w/ Jellybean
Benitez “Halloween Edition” w/ perf.
by Christine Wiltshire “Push Push in
the Bush” ($20-50) Oct 29, 9 pm-2 am
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon
Blvd, LIC. Info 718-956-1819,
socratessculpturepark.org
-Applause Sept 25-Mar 12, 2017
-Halloween Harvest Festival w/Circus
Amok - Oct 29, 11 am-3 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.
-SEEK Open House Cardinal Dining
Rm, AC-2D01. Tuition, books help; academic, personal support. RSVP
mhardy@york.cuny.edu (by Oct 27)
Nov 1, 9-11 am

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
Knockdown Center 52-19 Flushing
Ave, Maspeth. Visit knockdown.center
for a full list of events.
-Read My Lips: Loren Britton &
Kerry Downey and Portrait Of A
Man: Sabine Meier Two exhibitions
opening Oct 28
LIC Arts Open 44-02 23 St, LIC.
-Fall Open Studios Deadline for submissions Oct 31, submit, info at licartsopen.org. Nov 19, 12-6 pm
-Gallery Nights Nov 17, Dec 15
Musica Reginae Presents Haunted
Hollywood Silent Movies with
Paragon Orchestra Live! ($20
adults/$10 students/kids under 12 free)
Three complete, ghostly films; Buster
Keaton’s “The Haunted House,” Charlie
Chaplin’s “The Adventurer” And Harold
Lloyd’s “Haunted Spooks,” followed by
special reception after concert to meet
the performances. Beverages provided.
The Church-in-the-Gardens Community
House (around the block from the
church), 15 Borage Pl, Forest Hills, Oct
30, 4:45 pm
QED Astoria 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria.
For a full list of 100s of COMEDY &
EDIFYING events, visit
qedastoria.com.
-Let’s Get Ethical: Dark Tourism
Subj of discussion: Lizzie Borden. Oct
26, 7:30 pm
-Mara Wilson’s What Are You Afraid
Of? Oct 27, 7:30 pm
-My First Time Oct 29, 7:30 pm
-Make Your Own Stone Tools for
Zombiepocalypse Oct 29,1 pm
-PR & Marketing 101 Oct 29, 3 pm
-Sugar Skills Face Painting Class Oct
30, 3 pm
-The Food Funny Nov 2, 7:30 pm
-Line Break Nov 5, 5:30 pm
Queens Biggest Halloween Party At
Cavo! $2000 for best costume! 42-18 31
Ave, Oct 29, 10 pm
Secret Theatre, 44-02 23rd St, LIC.
email info@secrettheatre.com,
718.392.0722.
-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
SculptureCenter Presents: SC
Conversations: Diedrich Dederichsen
44-19 Purves St, LIC, Oct 26, 5 pm

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

104th Precinct Community Council
Neighborhood Cleanup Painting
bridge wall & cleaning debris. All ages
welcome, younger than 7th grade need
parent/guardian. 79 St & Grand Ave, Oct
22, 10 am
108th Community Council Mtg. 43-31
39 St, Ground Fl, Sunnyside, Oct 25, 7
pm
114th Precinct
-Community Council Mtg Riccardo’s
Catering Hall, 21-01 24 Ave, Oct 25, 7
pm
-Children’s Christmas Party for
underprivileged children of our community. Donations Appreciated! Astoria
World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd, - Dec
3, 9 am-12 pm
Anagenisis Heritage Museum of
Epirus 25-14 Broadway, Astoria, Oct
28, 7-9 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/ha
z/details.cfm?pageid=&progno=C24117
8. 38-01 Queens Blvd, LIC, Sept 5-Oct
20
Asian In NY’s Annual Charity
Concert Proceeds to support Hurricane
Matthew’s aftermath in Haiti. Oct 30, 5-
9 pm
Community Board 2
-Candy Drive Thru Oct 21. Drop off
bags of candy at CB2 office, 43-22 50
St, 2 Fl.
Community Board 5 Mtgs At Christ
the King HS Cafeteria, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village - Oct
19, 7:30 pm
CM Dromm
-LGBT Resource Fair (free) Jewish
Center Jackson Hts, 37-06 77th St.
Nov 1, 6-8 pm
Elmhurst Fire Safety & Healthy
Homes Event RSVP at 718.457.1017.
The Rock Church, 57-02 Hoffman Dr,
Oct 29, 10 am-2 pm
Italian Charities of America 83-20
Queens Blvd, Elmhurst. For info, call
718.478.3100.
-Dance Nov 5 & 19
-Flea Market ($25 per Table) Food and
beverages available. Nov 12, 9 am-4 pm
Jackson Heights Halloween Parade
From 89 to 76 Sts on 37 Ave, Oct 31, 5
pm
BP Katz’ Events All at Queens Borough

Hall (12-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed.
BP Katz Upcoming Events At Queens
Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd,
Kew Gardens (unless otherwise listed)
-Queens Borough Cabinet Topic TBD.
Oct 19, 9:30 am & 5:30 pm
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing
Oct 20, 10:30 am
-Celebration of Italian American
Culture & Heritage Month RSVP at
queensbp.org/rsvp. St John’s University
at Marillac Hall, Oct 25, 7 pm
-New York State Citizen Preparedness
Corps Training Program Pre-reg req’d
at prepare.ny.gov. Battalion Pentecostal
Church, 454 Beach 67 St, Arverne; Oct
28, 6 pm
Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside Meeting
2nd and 4th Weds per month. Starbucks,
45-08 Queens Blvd, next mtg Oct 26,
6:30 pm
Rep. Meng’s Security Preparedness
Workshops for Non-Profits & Houses
of Worship (RSVP 718.358.6364) :
-Queens College Guest: FBI,
Participants: 107th, 109th Pct Com.
Cncls. Student Union Bldg, Faculty
Dining Rm, 65-30 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing - Oct 27, 6:30-8:30 pm
-American Legion Guest Spkrs: DHS/
FEMA, Citizen Preparedness Corps;
Particip. Orgs: 104th & 102nd Pcts Com
Cncls. Brewery Keenan Heisser Post
1815, 68-01 Cooper Ave, Glendale.
Nov 1, 6:30-8:30 pm
AM Mike Miller Free Health Fair 83-
91 Woodhaven Blvd, - Oct 20, 11 am-2
pm
PJ Drive, 7th Annual Hosts Central
Lounge & Bar, Maria L. Delgado, AM
Simotas. Pls Donate NEW Pajamas &
Books (Goal 1,500 each) RSVP by Oct
27, Maria 917.647.7407 or
m13luna@gmail.com Central Lounge
and Bar, 20-30 Steinway St, Astoria.
Info CentralLounge.com/ - DATE
CHANGED
QEDC Workshops
-Get M/WBE Certified The
Entrepreneur Space, 36-36 27th St, LIC,
Oct 27, 10 am
-Women’s Power Networking
Breakfast: Terry’s Tips to
Successfully Selling Your Food
Products MiQ Store, 27-24 Queens
Plaza S, LIC, Nov 3, 8:30 am
Queens Public Transit Committee
Meeting Knights of Columbus, 333
Beach 20 St (bet. Rockaway Freeway
and Beach Channel Dr) Oct 27, 7:30-
9:30 pm
QueensCapes Presents
#RootedInQueens 16 Woody & Pete’s
Honky Tonk Lyceum Oct 22, 6:30-10
pm
United Forties Civic Association Mtg
St Teresa’s Parish Center, 50-22 44 St,
Woodside, Oct 20, 7 pm
CM Van Bramer Garden Party RSVP
at 212.213.2660 or email adam@nashbanmansur.com. 39-08 46 St,

Sunnyside.
Oct 22, 1-4 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 avail (due Sep 30). 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
The Brandeis Association Dinner
($75) Installation of officers & board of
directors. Temple Torah of Little Neck,
54-27 Little Neck Blvd, Little Neck,
Nov 2, 6 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
From Here to Haiti Afternoon Gala
($100; sponsors, auction item donations
welcome; Deadline to buy tix Oct 30)
Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111 St,
Flushing Meadow Park. Tix
646.209.3891;
fromheretohaiti@gmail.com; fromheretohaiti.org. Nov 6, 1 pm
The Greek Children’s Fund Presents
“Let’s Give the World to the
Children,” Celebrating International
Children’s Day and UNICEF’s 70th
Birthday ($50/children FREE) For tix,
Pres Kitsios, 646.263.0773. Auditorium
Centro Español, 41-01 Broadway, LIC,
Nov 19, 7 pm
The Killing Company Presents:
Halloween For Murder! ($45) For tix
& info call 718.721.7777. Riccardo’s By
The Bridge, 21-01 24 Ave, Astoria, Oct
28, 8 pm
LGDCQ (Lesbian & Gay Democratic
Club of Queens) & CM Dromm
Present Annual Awards Dinner
Honoring Rep. Meng & others ($75 til
Nov 1/ $80 after, door) Checks to
LGDCQ w/ List of attendees to:
:GDCQ, Box 857, Jackson Hts, NY
11372.
Nov 3, 6-10 pm at Portofino Ristorante,
109-32 Ascan Ave, F. Hills
QCH Benefit Gala Qns Community
House. Honors Aramark, CM Dromm.
Blend on the Water, 45-40 Center Blvd.,
LIC. Info QCHGala.org. Nov 9, Red
Carpet & Cocktails 6 pm, Awards,
Dinner at 7 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
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:

CPR/AED Class Presented by
Woodhaven Volunteer Ambulance.
For info, call 347.829.3504. Nations
Baptist Church, 86-78 80 St,
Woodhaven, Oct 29
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)
-Elmcor Youth and Adult ACT. Inc.
107-20 Northern Blvd, Corona, Oct 29,
9 am-12 pm
-Christ Pentecostal Temple Info at
718.529.3900. 109-45 157 St, Jamaica,
Oct 29, 2-4:30 pm
Sam Field YM-YWHA 52-20 Little
Neck Pkway, Little Neck. Programs for
Developmentally Disabled preschool
children & their families. $5/family,
snack incl. Info at 718.225.6750
-Gym and Creative Exploration.
Wednesdays, 3-4:30 pm
-Sunday Fun Days: Nov 6 &20, Dec 4 &
18; 10:30 am-12 pm
-Veteran’s Day Party, Nov 11, 1-2:30 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

Bowne House Museum 37-01 Bowne
St, Flushing, www.BowneHouse.org.
-Witches, Brews and Folk Remedies: A
Bowne House East-West Halloween.
Costumes encouraged, Oct 29, noon-5
pm
Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery
Presents “Pink Lemonade and Circus

Music” 16mm circus-themed cartoons.
Feat live ragtime piano accompaniment
by Charlie Judkins. 127-15 Kew
Gardens Rd, Oct 22, 5 pm
Greater Astoria Historical Society
Presents Haunted Waters ($15/$10
members/$5 people in costume) 35-20
Broadway, 4 Fl, Oct 29, 11 am-3 pm
King Manor King Park, Jamaica Ave.
at 153rd St., Jamaica, 718.206.0545,
www.kingmanor.org.
-“Beethoven, Schubert and More”
($20/25) Tix online. Complimentary
wine and refreshments at 6 pm. Oct 28,
6-8 pm
Queens Historical Society Presents:
Queens Archaeology Talk 143-35 37
Ave, Oct 23, 2:30 pm
Voelker Orth Museum Presents
Halloween Family Night: Folklore
and Fun 149-19 38 Ave, Flushing, Oct
26, 5 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.
-Toddler Learning Center Ages 18-36
mos. Oct 26, 11 am-12:15 pm
Broadway Branch 40-20 Broadway,
LIC.
-Halloween Party Games, activities,
snacks & prizes. Ages 5-12. Oct 28, 4-
5 pm
Jackson Heights Branch 35-31 81 St,
Jackson Hts
-Get Ready To Read! Ages 3-5 years.
Oct 27, 2:15-3 pm
Long Island City Branch 37-44 21 St,
LIC.
-Emotional Wellness Series Oct 26, 11
am-12 pm
-Ravenswook Community Drug Free
Coalition Mtg. Oct 28, 4 pm

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: Spooktacular Celebration;
The Nature of Yoga; Tween/Teen Yoga,
Tween Trekkers: Forest Invaders!
-Wine and Painting: APEC’s 40th
Anniversary Weekend ($50) A night of
creation and celebration as artistic entertainer guides you through a painting.

Supplies, wine & light refreshments
incl. Nov 4, 7-9 pm
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
-Purple 5K and Run or Walk To raise
awareness; October is Domestic
Violence Awareness Month. Meadow
Lake (Ederle Terrace) , Oct 22, check-in
at 9:30 am
-40th Anniversary Weekend: Wine &
Painting Event, Nov 4, 7 pm (adult
only); Out of the Box Event, Nov 5, 7
pm (adult only); APEC’s Annual
Meeting w/ presentation by some children & teens, Nov 6, 2 pm
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, 11 am-4:30
pm.
-Children’s Fall Festival ($10
adults/$5 children/ free 3 & under)
Bouncy houses, games, character lookalikes, pumpkin patch, hayrides, haunted house, and the Amazing Maize Maze.
Oct 30, 11 am-4 pm
Whale and Dolphin Watching in the
Rockaways ($30-40; under age 5 Free)
Departs from Riis Landing, Breezy
Point. Bring regular camera, video camera, binoculars, Tix & available times:
www.americanprincesscruises.com/dolphin_whale_watching.htm. - Thru Oct

SCHOOL/CLASSES/KIDS/PETS

Bayside High School Open House #2
32-24 Corporal Kennedy St, Oct 29, 2-5
pm
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, in Maspeth.
-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
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.
Jobs: Queens Workforce 1 Career
Center, 168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl,
Jamaica. Info 718.557.6755, www.nycgov/workforce1
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
-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/

ONGOING (For 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
Jackson Heights Community Chorus
Tues rehearsals. Renaissance Charter
School, 35-59 81 St, Info 917.200.5779.
Tuesday rehearsals 7:30-9:30 pm
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;
-Social Adult Day Program for people
living with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or
physical impariments. Services include;
hot lunch, medication reminders, personal care, music and art therapy, gentle
exercise, yoga, celebrations and special
events. To schedule call Naomi at 718-
786-9273
Tree Guard Program To request trees
or protect extant trees. For more info,
visit www.nycparkstreeguard.com
Veterans Only: Evening College Prep
and GED Classes (free) LaGuardia
Community College, 31-10 Thomson
Ave, LIC. Info Elizabeth Allen at
718.482.5386/5231,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu/veterans.
Vocational Rehabilitation State
Education Department Office of Adult
Career and Continuing Education
Services Queens District Office, 11-15
47th Ave, LIC. For persons w/ disability
& unemployed Info 347.510.3100,
www.acces.nysed.gov

ONGOING EVENTS; ORGANIZATIONS

Community, Educ., Precinct Boards:

108th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
Sunnyside Community Svcs., 43-31 39
St, ground fl., Sunnyside. Every last
Tues, 7pm
110th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
VFW 150, 51-11 108 St, Corona, info
718.476.9310. Every 2nd Thurs, 7 pm
112th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
68-40 Austin St, Forest Hills.
Every 3rd Weds, 7:30 pm
114th Precinct Community Cncl. Mtg.
Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01 24th
Ave, LIC. Every 4th Tues, 7 pm
Community Bd. 1 Mtg. Astoria World
Manor. Info 718-626-1021. Every 3rd
Tues.
Community Bd. 2 Mtg.
Info:www.cb2queens.org,
718.533.8773. 1st Thurs, 7 pm
Community Bd. 3 Mtg.

718.458.2707, www.cb3qn.nyc.gov.
Every 3rd Thurs 7:45 pm
Community Bd. 4 Mtg. VFW Post 150,
51-11 108 St, Corona, 718.760.3141.
Every 2nd Tues, 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 5 Mtg: Christ the King
H.S. Cafeteria, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave,
Middle Village, 1st Weds Every other
month, 7:30 pm
Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew Gardens
Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens
Rd, Ste. 202. Info 718.263.9250, Every
4th Weds, 9:30 am
Community Bd. 7 Mtg. 718.359.2800.
Every 2nd Mon, 7 pm
Community Bd. 9 Mtg. For location
call 718.286.2686 • Every 2nd Tues,
7:45 pm
Comm. Educ. Council 24 Mtg. Info.
718.418.8160, Glendale. Every 4th
Tues. location TBA. 7 pm
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Mtg.
30-48 Linden Pl., Rm. 407, Flushing, or
P.S. 91 Rm 119, 68-10 Central Ave,
Glendale. Confirm 718.281.3786. Every
1st Weds, 7 pm (Tentative location,
Please Call)
Comm. Dist. Ed. Council 26 M.S. 67,
51-60 Marathon Pkwy, Room B44A,
Little Neck. Info 718.631.6927, Bayside
(meets monthly, call for info).

Clubs:

Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce
Luncheons Every 2nd Tues, 12:30
pm.Locations to be determined:
www.sunnyside-chamber.org
United Forties Civic Assn. 43-22 50th
Street, Woodside. Every 1st Thurs., 7
pm
VFW Post 4787 monthly meeting 19-
12 149 St, Whitestone. Every 2nd Mon,
8 pm
VFW, John V. Daniels Jr. Post 2813
montly meeting NEW address: 47-53
43 St, Woodside, 718.335.0700. Every
3rd Saturday, 2 pm.
Vietnam Veterans of America, Queens
Chapter 32 New location: 19-12 149 St,
Whitestone, 11357, 718.746.3160 (previously at 88-61 76 Ave, Glendale).

General Interest:

ACQC For Undocumented
Immigrants (Advocacy Ctr. of Qns Cty)
Receive a Soc. Sec. Card through the
DACA, Legal, Housing, Health Educ.,
Mental Health, Education, Case Mgmt.,
Food & Nutrition and Syringe
Exchange. Main site 161-21 Jamaica
Ave., 6th Fl, Jamaica, 718-896-2500,
(also in Woodside & Far Rockaway.)
AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening,
support. 16, 228 East 45th Street, New
York,NY10017,
www.americaworks.com, 212.
599.5627. Also in Jamaica and Far
Rockaway
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations

always appreciated):
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535,
animalscanttalk@aol.com
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, Atlas Park, 80-36,
Cooper Ave., 718.326.6070, www.bobbiandthestrays.org/Adopt.aspx.
-Kitty Karetakers of Queens Astoria,
Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside:
7186707221,
kittykaretakers@gmail.com
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
www.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Business Assistance Calendar For
business owners seeking assistance in
skills. www.queensbp.org.
Earth Day NYS DEC new user-friendly
website navigation by topic: Outdoor
Recreation; Animals, Plants, Aquatic
Life; Chemical and Pollution Control;
Lands and Waters; Education; Energy;
Permits and Licenses; Public
Involvement and News; Regulations and
Enforcement; Publications, Forms,
Maps, etc. Info visit www.dec.ny.gov
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848 x11
Thurs 9:30 am-noon (ID required)
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food only,
photo ID. Basement Rectory, 35-20
Greenpoint Ave, LIC, 718.729.8957.
Thurs 10:30 am- noon, Sat 1:30-3 pm
-St. Teresa 50-20 45 St, Woodside, info
718.784.2123 x22 • Tues, 6-7pm (Photo
ID Required)
-Community Food Pantry By Queens
Community House & Forest Hills
Interfaith Community, Food Bank for
NYC. Forest Hills Community Center,
108-25 62nd Dr. - Last Wednesday of
every month, 6-8 pm
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The #2
cancer killer. Age 50+, once a decade.
Info for screening American Cancer Soc
800.227.2345.
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc. &
Chhaya CDC, Sponsored by Sen.
Peralta, CM Dromm. 37-43 77 St,
Jackson Hts, 2nd Floor. Every 2nd
Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: Call for appt
718.478.3848.
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings 3rd
Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-33A
Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
718.651.1917.
Freeze Your Rent Seniors/ disabled in
rent-controlled/stabilized apts freeze
rent below 1/3 your income w/ SCRIE
or DRIE; gives landlord tax credit. Age
62+, on SSI, SSDI, Vets’ Disability.
Total income below $50K. Bring: proof
of income, rent, age. Astoria Restoration
Assn, 31-28 Ditmars Blvd, hrs: M-F, 11
am-4 pm, 718.726.0034.
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands of jobs on construction projects by

Gov. Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/jobs/regional.shtm.
NYC CERT: Community Emergency
Response Team 10-week training prog ram.
www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/get_involved/cert.shtml.
NYC Recovers: Work Progress
Program Qualified service providers
needed to deliver program. Program
reimburses wages paid to hurricane-affected residents age 16+. Visit
www.nyc.gov, NYC Recovers: Work
Progress link.
Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA) Can help get noncustodial parents’ child support, help locate them,
paternity, court orders, medical support,
collection & medicaid. 32-20 Northern
Blvd, 6th Fl. (Honeywell St. entrance),
718.784.6979.
Riders Alliance Organizing mass transit
riders for affordable fares, service
restoration, general improvements.
www.ridersny.org., 212-590-9427
Queens Econ. Devel. Corp. Resources
for small business owners, entrepreneurs, General Queens events. Info
718.263.0546, www.queensny.org/qedc/
Sunnyside Community Svcs.
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications. 718.784.6173 x110.
-Free training to be Home Health Aide,
job placement. 718.784.6160 x338.
Volunteer Opportunities:
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc.
Info 718.2611092 x5523.
-Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be a
Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
-Public Benefit Counselor Volunteers
age 55+, 212.614.5412, www.cssny.org
Thursday Workshop for Latinas In
Spanish; Info on health & safety issues
for immigrant Latinas: HIV/AIDS,
Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse,
Sexuality, Depression, Self Esteem.
Voces Latinas office, 37-63 83 St., Suite
1B, Jackson Hts - Thurs, noon - 2 pm
Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

Support Groups:

Adult Protective Svcs. For 18 years or
older, mentally/physically impaired;
abused, neglected or exploited. Call
311; 212.630.1853 or www.a069-apscris.nyc.gov/cris.
Al-Anon 21-64 41 St, Astoria,
718.728.2948. Check nycalanon.org for
events.
Co-Dependents Anonymous, Women
85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, 718.805.1032.
Fridays, 10 - 11:45 am
Domestic Violence 76-05 Roosevelt
Ave, Jackson Heights, 718.639.8370,

AmericanFamily.com
Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be a
Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a disabled person. 1-773-572-6327,
hhdfornyc@aol.com
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network For those caring for
Alzheimer’s, dementia, chronic illness
patients. Support, counseling, info,
referrals. 718 204-1200
Jovenes (Youth) AA (Spanish Only)
www.jovenesqueensaa.com. 102- 08
Northern Blvd, Corona. Open 24 hrs, 7
days a week. 718.426.7467
Lexington Hearing & Speech Center
Hearing testing, infants to seniors,26-26
75th St,East Elmhurst,
www.lexnyc.org, 718.350.3171.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental
Illness of Queens/Nassau)
Zucker Hillside Hosp., Sloman Aud.,
266 St & 76 Ave, Glen Oaks,
718.347.7284. Check full list of groups
at www.namiqn.org
Narcotics Anonymous
www.westernqueensna.org,
718.962.6244
OCA 85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, www.
obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.org,
917-443-0355,Henrik30nyr@aol.com.
Saturdays at 10:30 am
Queens Community House Caregiver
Support Groups:
-1st & 3rd Mondays, 6-7:30 pm info &
reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, #202, Kew Gardens.
-2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 1-2:30 pm, info &
reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, #202, Kew Gardens.
-1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm, info
& reg: 718.592-5757 x230, 108-25 62
Dr, Forest Hills.
-Russian Caregiver Education Group
Last Thursday each month, info & reg:
718.592-5757 x247, 108-25 62 Dr,
Forest Hills.
Queens Counseling Svcs. of
Foundation for Religion and Mental
Health 43-43 Bowne St, 1st fl.,
Flushing, 718.461.6393 and
516.547.4318
Samuel Field Y 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org. Programs: Adult Ctr.,
Afterschool, learning disabled, singles,
parents, space for parties.
-Early Stage Dementia Care program:
Support group, word games, exercise,
current events, music, trips - Tues &
Thurs, 10 am-2 pm; Caregiver support
for spouses, Weds; Adult child group
Tues. Info 718.225.6750x331 or x243
-Weekday programs for preschool
children (ages 3-5) w/ developmental
disabilities & their families. Snacks
served. Programs are ongoing & may be
joined at any time. Info & RSVP:
718.423.6111 ext 242: Gym And
Creative Exploration - Mon & Weds,
3-4:30 pm
SMART Recovery

www.smartrecovery.org. 97-29 64 Rd,
Rego Park, 212.631.1198. Every Sun,
11:30 am
Women’s Support Group
Kissena Jewish Center, 43-43 Bowne St,
Flushing, info & reg. 718.461.1871.
Alternating Thurs, 10 am

Arts:

FLUSHING TOWN HALL
137-35 Northern Blvd & Linden Pl,
718.463.7700 x222, www.flushingtownhall.org.
LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC.
718.482.5151, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
LOUIS ARMSTRONG HOUSE (40
min. tours $10/$7 seniors, students,
children/ $0m, children under 4) 34-
56 107 St, Corona, group rates:
718.478.8274. www.LouisArmstrong
House.org.
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
718.784.2084.
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING
IMAGE 35 Ave & 36 St, Astoria,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6800, www.mov
ingimage.us.
NOGUCHI MUSEUM ($10/ $5 seniors, student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC public H.S. ID) 9-01 33 Rd, LIC,
718.204.7088, www.noguchi.org. Free
every first Friday
QUEENS COLLEGE 65-30 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.997.5000.
Aaron Copland School of Music
Concerts almost daily, info
718.997.3800
-QC Opera Studio; QC Orchestra;
QC Choral Society, faculty, student
ensembles, alumni, guests (Donation
suggested) Daily schedule www.qc.
cuny.edu/music, 718.997.3800.
-Queens College Evening Readings
See schedule at www.qcreadings.org
-Chamber Music Live to December
11, 10 am; Revelations: Arts
Education for Young People
Check back in Spring 2017 for official
date & time
-Free Social Anxiety Support &
Treatment for Queens Residents QC
Psychological Ctr. Email contact info,
best times, & whether it’s ok to leave a
msg. to QCPC@qc.cuny.edu.
-Godwin-Ternbach Museum 405
Klapper Hall, 718.997.3800, www.qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/godwin-ternbach/.
QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.
9700, www.queensmuseum.org. Art
access for those with autism and special
needs.Reg: email mitra@queensmuseum.org. (schedule online),
718.592.9700.
-Panorama of the City of New York
-World’s Fair Visible Storage
-The Neustadt Collection Of Tiffany
Glass
-From Watersheds to Faucets: The
Marvel of NYC’s Water Supply

System
-Drop-in Family Workshops (free w/
Admission) Second Sundays 1:30-4:30
pm
-Metlife Foundation Second Sundays
for Families
-Free Museum Tours Sun. 2, 3, 4 pm
QUEENS THEATRE
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park
www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY
COLLEGE Performing Arts Ctr., 222-
05 56 Avenue Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
Queens Symphonic Band Openings for
woodwind, brass, bass and percussion
instrumentalists. No audition required,
sit in on next concert - Begins Sep 9.
Bring your instrument. Info
718.340.8324. Email phizy@aol.com
Rehearsals Wednesdays, 7:15-9:45 pm
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
1819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
YORK COLLEGE MUSIC
Concerts almost daily, 94-20 Guy R.
Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, 718-262-2000.

Arts Other:

Calpulli Music Mexican dance class
and performance. See calpullidance.org
for dates and time.
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Auditions/ rehearsals. Forest Hills
Jewish Ctr., 106-06 Queens Blvd.
www.Fhso.org. Wednesdays, 7:30-10
pm
Greek Folk Dancing Classes (free) 26-
80 30 St, Astoria, info, reg
718.726.7329 - Adults: Saturdays 2-3:30
pm; Children: Fridays, 6-7 pm
Green Space dance studio, 37-24 24 St,
LIC
Italian Language Classes for Kids &
Adults Visit www.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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