2016-11-23 / 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:
www.flushingtownhall.org.
Museum of the Moving Image 36-
01 35 Ave, Astoria. 718.777.6888,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6800, more
events: www.movingimage.us.
-Willy Wonka & Workshops Bigscreen matinees of “Willy Wonka
and the Chocolate Factory” (1971).
Create a candy animation; design
your own candy factory film set,
more (free w/adm.; age 5+) Nov 25-
27, workshop 11:30 am, screening
12:30 pm
-Screening: What’s Cooking?
($12/free for members) Order tix
online, info contact
members@movingimage.us. Nov 25,
7:30 pm
-Pushing the Envelope: A Decade
of Documentary at the Cinema Eye
Honors - To Dec 23
-See It Big! Holiday Films
The Ice Storm, Gremlins, Die Hard,
Miracle on 34th Street; Fanny and
Alexander, Shop Around the Corner;
The Dead; A Christmas Tale; Meet
Me in St. Louis; Christmas, Again;
Eyes Wide Shut; To Dec 24
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
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592. 9700, www.queensmuseum.org.

-Mierle Laderman Ukeles:
Maintenance Art. Sept 18-Feb 19,
2017
-Nonstop Metropolis: The Remix -
Thru 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.
-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
-Applause Sept 25-Mar 12, 2017

ARTS OTHER:

“Cabaret” by Parkside Players:
($20/$18 senior) Info at
347.256.7882; tix 718.353.7388.
Grace Lutheran Church, 71 Rd and
Union Tpk, Forest Hills; Nov 25, 26,
27 & Dec 2 & 3; Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm
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. Thru 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. Thru Nov
28
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Forest Hills Jewish Center 106-06
Queens Blvd, Forest Hills - Feb 12,
2017, May 21, 2017, 2 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, Thru

Dec 11
LIC Arts Open 44-02 23 St, LIC.
-Gallery Nights Dec 15
QED Astoria 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria.
For a full list of 100s of COMEDY &
EDIFYING events, visit qedastoria.com.
-New Release Day with Christian
Finnegan Nov 28, 8:30 pm
-Dreamstalks’ Holiday Spectacular
Nov 29, 7:30 pm
-What Are You Afraid Of? With
Mara Wilson - Nov 30, 7:30 pm
Small Business Saturday/Indies
First! The Astoria Bookshop, 31-29
31 St, Astoria, Nov 26, 11 am-7 pm

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

114th Precinct:
-Children’s Christmas Party for
underprivileged children of the community. Donations Appreciated!
Astoria World Manor, 25-22 Astoria
Blvd - Dec 3, 9 am-12 pm
Celebrate Winter! In Forest Hills:
Live music; free goody bags; selfie
photo booth w/ reindeer; free
Starbuck’s & food tasting; raffles;
face-paint; 71 Rd, from Austin Rd-
Queens Blvd, under tent - Nov 28,
5:30-8 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.
CM Dromm’s 61st Birthday ($100
Sugg’ed Donation) Armondo’s
Italian Restaurant, 73-16 Northern
Blvd, Jackson Hts. Checks payable
to Dromm 2017, PO Box 55, Jackson
Hts NY 11372 or online at danieldromm.com/contribute. Questions or
RSVP at
Dromm2017.treasurer@gmail.com.
Nov 29, 6-8 pm
Holiday Tree Lighting Whitestone
Village Harpell’s Pharmacy, 12-65
150 St, Dec 1, ceremony 4 pm, lighting 5 pm
BP Katz Upcoming Events At
Queens Borough Hall, 120-55
Queens Blvd, Kew Gardens (unless
otherwise listed)
-Queens Parent Advisory Board
Date change: Nov 30, 7 pm
Ravenswood Community Drug
Free Coalition Mtg. RSVP at
carol50w@gmail.com. Queens
Public Library, 37-44 21 St, Nov 29,
4 pm

DINNERS/DANCES/FUNDRAISERS:

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

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)
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.

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Queens Library: 100s of events
daily visit www.queenslibrary.org,
click on programs; call Central
Library 718.990.0700 or individual
branches.
Finance & Investments Committee
Mtg - Dec 20
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 35-31 81 St,
Jackson Hts
-Allergic To Salad: Cooking Class
Learn about healthy, vegetarian
cooking. Nov 23, 4-5 pm
-Social Activist Group “Semillas” /
“Seeds” Panel discussion followed
by Concert - Nov 26, 3-5 pm
Long Island City 37-44 21 St, LIC.
-Table Service One-on-one assistance with resumes, cover letters,
etc. Info at 718.752.3700. Nov 25, 1-
4 pm
-Monday Afternoon Movies This
week, Star Wars: The Force
Awakens. Nov 28, 5-7 pm

SCHOOL/CLASSES/KIDS/PETS

Bombers First Sticks Lacrosse
Program (Free) Lacrosse fundamentals, fall and spring sessions; boys
and girls; K-3rd grade. Fun games
and drills, experienced coaches. Info
917.282.8638 or
Bomberslacrosse.com.
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

ONGOING EVENTS; ORGANIZATIONS

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
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
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 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 Colonoscopy Screenings The

#2 cancer killer. Age 50+, once a
decade. Info for screening American
Cancer Soc 800.227.2345.
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 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.
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
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands of jobs on construction projects by Gov. Cuomo.
www.labor.ny.gov/jobs/regional.shtm.
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 CERT: Community

Emergency Response Team. 10-
week training.
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.
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 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 Business courses, one-onone help; Easy access to the services
needed to start, operate and grow
your business. Visit
www.nyc.gov/business or call 718-
570-8500
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.
QEDC (Queens Econ. Devel.
Corp.) Resources for small business
owners, entrepreneurs, General
Queens events. Info 718.263.0546,
www.queensny.org/qedc/ (RSVP
online
www.QueensNY.org/qedc/business/e
ventsfor 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/
Riders Alliance Organizing mass
transit riders for affordable fares,
service restoration, general improvements. www.ridersny.org., 212-590-
9427
Sunnyside Community Svcs. (free)

-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications. 718.784.6173 x110; Free
training to be Home Health Aide, job
placement. 718.784.6160 x338;
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
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
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
Workforce 1 Career Center,
Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl.,
Jamaica, 718.557.6755,
www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY
COLL.
31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC,
718.482.7200,
www.laguardia.edu/acereg.
-CUNY Fatherhood Academy 4-

month, 3 day a week program
Recruiting Now (free; ages 18-24;
unemployed/underemployed)
LAGCC, 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
-Free GED Program at Adult
Learning Center, 718.482.5385
-Green Jobs Training Program
Apply www.greenworkforcenyc.org,
718.663.8407
-Home to Work Ctr. For displaced
homemakers. Assessment, counseling, referrals, workshops, computer
& vocational training, job search
assistance. 718.482.5166.
-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.
-Practical Nurse Program funding
available. 718.609.2130
-Veterans Only: Evening College
Prep and GED Classes (free) Info
Elizabeth Allen at 718.482.5386 /
5231, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/veterans.

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

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