2016-11-16 / 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.
-NEA Jazz Masters Summit Concert
($42/$32 Members/$20 Students; Table
Package $125/$100 Members (Reserved
Table for 2, wine & snacks)) Nov 18, 8
pm
-The Door Was Open (Free) Nov 20, 2
pm
Louis Armstrong House Museum 2016
Gala ($10 adults, seniors/students/children
$7, group 8+ $6, children under 4 free,
members free) Info 718.478.8274. 34-56
107 St, Corona, Nov 9, 6:30
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35
Ave, Astoria. 718.777.6888,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6800, more
events: www.movingimage.us.
-New York Korean Film Festival
Presented in collab w/ The Korea
Society. Nov 11-13, varying times
-Pushing the Envelope: A Decade of
Documentary at the Cinema Eye
Honors Nov 4-Dec 23
-To The Moon and Beyond: Graphic
Films and the Inception of “2001: A
Space Odyssey” At the Amphitheater
Gallery, Mar 4-Nov 13
MoMA PS1 Presents Black Radical
Imagination Film Screening And Talk
22-25 Jackson Ave at 46 Ave, LIC.
Nov 20, 4-6 pm
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
-“A Mobile People in a Dynamic City:
New York Jews in the 20th and 21st
Century” Discussion with Prof Jeffrey
Gurock, Yeshiva University. Rosenthal
Library Room #230, Nov 15, 7:15 pm
-Queens College Evening Readings:
James Wood ($10) No credit cards, info at
718.997.4646 or qcreadings.org. Nov 15, 7
pm
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 Nov 2, 9, 16, 2-5 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
-Garbage: The Future Anchored by
Commissioner of DSNY Garcia. Innovators
in recycling, reduction & reuse. Queens
Museum, Flushing Meadows Corona Park,
Nov 13
Queensborough Community College
Performing Arts Ctr., 222-05 56 Avenue
Bayside. Info, tix 718.631.6311,
www.visitqpac.org.
-KC And The Sunshine Band (Tix $65-
$49) Nov 19, 8 pm
-The Texas Tenors (Tix $44-$36) Nov
20, 3 pm
-QCC Art Gallery: Mara Sfara Exhibit
“From Land to Sea” Queens
Community College Art Gallery.
thru Jan 15, 2017
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon
Blvd, LIC. Info 718-956-1819, socratessculpturepark.org
-Emerging Artist Fellowships 15 artists
will receive $5000 production grant, studio access & can produce & exhibit in the
park. Proposals DEADLINE Jan 9, 2017,
11:59 pm
-Folly/Function 2017 Partnering with
the Architectural League of NY, one
architect will receive an $8000 production grant. Proposals due Jan 9, 2017 @
11:59 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
-Applause Sept 25-Mar 12, 2017

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
23Sudhalter.com
-An Intimate Jazz Salon in Astoria ($20
suggested) Ft. Patrick Poladin (piano)
David Ruffels (bass). Contributed refreshments & drinks welcome, reservations recommended. Call 917.667.5331 or email
sudsaxter@gmail.com. Queens Council on
the Arts, 37-11 35 Ave, Astoria, Nov 20,
2:30 pm
The History of Salsa (Historia de la
Salsa) From Cuba, Puerto Rico, Colombia
and New York in NY in 60s & 70s. info at
thaliatheatre.org. Thalia Spanish Theatre,
Inc, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside, Nov
4-Dec 11
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
Beethoven, Mozart, Bizet and Reznicek.
Forest Hills Jewish Center 106-06 Queens
Blvd, Forest Hills, Nov 20, Feb 12, 2017,
May 21, 2017, Sundays at 2 pm
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
LGBT Queens Book Night 2016 Reading
& discussion followed by book signing.
Queens Pride House, 76-11 37 Ave, #206,
Nov 15, 7-9 pm
Las Mujeres Lo Hacemos Mejor Que Los
Hombres (We Women Do It Better Than
Men) ($25) Tix & info 718.729.3880 or
thaliatheatre.org. 2 weeks only! Alternating
performances in English and Spanish.
TeatroCirculo,64E4St,NewYork,Nov9-
20, Wed/Thur/Fri, 8 pm; Sat 3 & 8 pm; Sun
4 pm
“My Fair Lady” At Theatre By The Bay
($20) Info at theatrebythebayny.com or
718.428.6363. Bay Terrace Garden Jewish
Center, 1300 209 St, Bayside, Nov 12, 13,
20.
QED Astoria 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria. For a
full list of 100s of COMEDY & EDIFYING
events, visit qedastoria.com.
-Online Dating Overhaul Nov 19, 12 pm
-Mid-century Stereopanorama Nov 19, 2
pm
-Knitting 101 Nov 20, 12 pm
-Write That F*cking Pilot Nov 20, 2 pm
-Ted Alexandro and Friends
Nov 21, 8:30 pm
-Spectacular Holiday spec scripts for
famous TV shows! Nov 23, 7:30 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
Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the
Shrew” (Suggested donation $15, $12 for
groups 6+) Presented by The Gingerbread
Players of St Luke’s Church. Info at
718.268.7772, boxoffice@gingerbreadplayers.org. St Luke’s Church. 85
Greenway South, Forest Hills, Nov 5-13

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:
112th Precinct November Meeting Free
refreshments avail. 68-40 Austin St, Nov
16, 7 pm
114th Precinct:
-Monthly Meeting of the Community

Council Riccardo’s By The Bridge, 2101
24 Ave, Nov 22, 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
AM Catherine Nolan Mobile Office
Hours 43-06 Greenpoint Ave, Nov 15, 1-4
pm
Community Board 2
-Toy Drive Thru Dec 16. Drop off toys at
CB2 office, M-F, 9-5 pm 43-22 50 St, 2 Fl.
Community Board 3 Mtg. IS 227, The
Louis Armstrong Middle School, 32-02
Junction Blvd, Nov 17, 7:45
Community Board 6 Mtg FY2018 Budget
Vote-Public Mtg; Medicare Presentation;
Consumer Affairs Com Report. Kew
Gardens Community Ctr, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, Ste 202 - Nov 9, 7:45 pm
Community Board 7 Public Hearing and
Regular Meeting 33-23 Union St, Nov 14, 7
pm
CM Dromm Small Business Info Panel
City regulation updates, financing, compliance, voice your concerns & questions. Info
call 718.803.6373. St James Episcopal
Church, 8407 Broadway, Flushing, Nov 17,
6-7:30 pm
Italian Charities of America 83-20
Queens Blvd, Elmhurst. For info, call
718.478.3100.
-Flea Market ($25 per Table) Food and
beverages available. Nov 12, 9 am-4 pm
BP Katz Upcoming Events At Queens
Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Kew
Gardens (unless otherwise listed)
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing Nov
10, 10:30 am
-Queens Borough Board Topic TBD. Nov
14, 5:30 pm
-Queens Borough Cabinet Topic TBD.
Nov 15, 9:30 am
-Veterans Day Observance Ceremony
Hosted by Borough President Katz. RSVP
at queensbp.org/rsvp Nov 9, 11 am
Long Island City Partnership Annual
Trade Show & Luncheon Reg at lictradeshow.nyc. Astoria World Manor, 25-22
Astoria Blvd, Nov 10, trade show: 9 am-1
pm; luncheon: 12:30-2 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
Queens Interagency Council On Aging:
Election Impact on Seniors and Aging
Services (Free) 120-55 Queens Blvd, Kew
Gardens. Reg 9:30 am
We Love Whitestone Town Meeting
Location TBA, Nov 16, 7:30 pm
Whitestone Community Town Mtg Grace
Episcopal Church, 14-15 Clintonville St,
Nov 16, 7:30 pm

DINNERS/DANCES/FUNDRAISERS:

2016 Rainbow Ball ($500 starting price)
Black tie optional dinner-dance. At Citi

Field, Flushing. Check payable to:
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, 8900
Van Wyck Expway, Nov 19, 7 pm
Fund Raiser in Support of the Greek
Cultural Center ($50) Raffle ticket drawing. Reservations at 718.726.7329 or
info@greekculturalcenter.org. 22-51 29 St,
Astoria. Dec 3, 8 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
QCH Benefit Gala Qns Community
House. Honors Aramark, CM Dromm.
Blend on the Water, 45-40 Center Blvd.,
LIC. Info QCHGala.org. Nov 9, Re2d
Carpet & Cocktails 6 pm, Awards, Dinner
at 7 pm.
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
SHAREING & CAREING Benefit &
Silent Auction Riccardo’s by the Bridge
21-01 24th Ave, Astoria. Tickets $150; table
of eight, $1,200. Info 718-777-5766.
To RSVP and for more information, visit
www.shareing-careing.org/events/shareing-careing-annual-benefit-silent-auction/
Nov 9, 6-9 pm
Sunnyside Community Svcs Annual
Celebration Salutes Gert McDonald,
100th Birthday; Lily Gavin - Nov 10

HEALTH:

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 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

Bayside Historical Society “Bayside: The
Actors’ Enclave” Info at 718.352.1548, or
email laura.james@baysidehistorical.org.
Ground floor exhibition. 208 Totten Ave,
Fort Totten Park, Nov 10, 7 pm

Old Town of Flushing Burial Ground
10th Anniversary Celebration At the 19th
century burial ground, on 46 Ave bet. 164 &
165 Sts. Nov 12, 2 pm
Treasures in the Attic: Objects from the
King Manor Collection King Manor
Museum, 150-03 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica,
Nov 19, 3-3:30 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.
Astoria Branch 14-01 Astoria Blvd,
LIC.
-Full Circle Writer’s Workshop Nov
19. 12-2 pm
Broadway Branch 40-20 Broadway,
LIC.
-Kids’ Movie Day! Unwind with a family friendly film! Ages 5-12. Nov 25, 4-
5:30 pm
Jackson Heights Branch 35-31 81 St,
Jackson Hts
-Human Rights Law in Your Place Of
Work – in Spanish Nov 17, 6-7:30 pm
Long Island City Branch 37-44 21 St,
LIC.
-30 Minutes or Less Cooking Club Nov
17, 4-5:30 pm

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-This week: Turkish Cooking with Sila,
Tween/Teen Yoga, The Nature of Yoga,
Animal Care Trainee
Tour of Fresh Kills Learn about 3000-
acre Fresh Kills transformation & mediation. Meeting point Staten Island Ferry
Terminal (Staten Island side), Nov 20,
11:30 am-3:30 pm
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 Bird Club Presents:
“Birdwatching in New York City and on
Long Island” by Kellye Rosenheim and
Deborah Rivel Nov 16, 8 pm
Jamaica Bay Task Force Meeting 175-10
Cross Bay Blvd, Nov 16, 6:30-8:30 pm

SCHOOL/CLASSES/KIDS/PETS

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.
Whitepoint Pee Wee Football FREE
Registraton for FIRST 56 kids. Info John
McArdle at 347.322.0374, email whitepointyouthfootball.com, visit whitepointyouthfootball.com

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 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 childhood 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 CENGazette

TER 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 recess, birthday 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 include:

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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