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.


Flushing Town Hall 137-35
Northern Blvd, Flushing. Tix:
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,
-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
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592. 9700, www.queensmuseum.org.

-Mierle Laderman Ukeles:
Maintenance Art. Sept 18-Feb 19,
-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


“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
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


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
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


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


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.


Queens Library: 100s of events
daily visit www.queenslibrary.org,
click on programs; call Central
Library 718.990.0700 or individual
Finance & Investments Committee
Mtg - Dec 20
Broadway Branch 40-20 Broadway,
-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


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
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


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
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535,
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, Atlas Park, 80-36,
Cooper Ave., 718.326.6070,
-Kitty Karetakers of Queens
Astoria, Long Island City,
Sunnyside, Woodside: 7186707221,
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps

find homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
-www.petfinder.com For further
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.,
Chhaya CDC 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl.,
Jackson Hts:
-Free Citizenship Application
Assistance. Appt, info:
718.478.3848. 3rd Sundays, 2:30-6
-Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid

Soc. & Chhaya CDC, Sen. Peralta,
CM Dromm. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848
x11 Thurs 9:30 am-noon (ID
-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
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,
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,
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.
Jobs: Queens Workforce 1 Career
Center, 168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl,
Jamaica. Info 718.557.6755,
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.
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,
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-
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),
QEDC (Queens Econ. Devel.
Corp.) Resources for small business
owners, entrepreneurs, General
Queens events. Info 718.263.0546,
www.queensny.org/qedc/ (RSVP
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
Riders Alliance Organizing mass
transit riders for affordable fares,
service restoration, general improvements. www.ridersny.org., 212-590-
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,
-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
Tree Guard Program To request
trees or protect extant trees. For more
info, visit
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,
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,
Workforce 1 Career Center,
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl.,
Jamaica, 718.557.6755,

31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC,
-CUNY Fatherhood Academy 4-

month, 3 day a week program
Recruiting Now (free; ages 18-24;
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,
-Free GED Program at Adult
Learning Center, 718.482.5385
-Green Jobs Training Program
Apply www.greenworkforcenyc.org,
-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,
-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.

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
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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