2017-02-08 / 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. visit flushingtownhall.org for a
full list of events.
-Five Borough Songbook, Volume II
($25/$15 Members/$10 Students) Feb
12, 3 pm
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Concert ($5 Adult/Senior/Student $3)
Tix at the door. Info at 718.347.1627 or
fhso.org. Feat. Brahms, Beethoven,
Handel/Hardy & Tchaikovsky. Forest
Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens
Blvd, Forest Hills (entrance 69 Rd), Feb
12, 2 pm
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
-Sunday Sessions: Between 0 and 1:
Remixing Gender, Technology and
Music Feb 12, 19 & 26
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01
35 Ave, Astoria. Info movingimage.us
-Queens World Film Festival
Featuring Daughters of the Dust w/
Q&A by director & LIC native Julie
Dash. Also feat. love stories, fantasies,
horror, insightful documentaries & family friendly films. Feb 14, 9:30 am
The Noguchi Musuem 32-37 Vernon
Blvd, LIC
-Free First Days 1st Fri of every month
is free, w/ tours in English and Japanese
at 2 pm
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org
-Commonwealth: Water For All On
view thru Jul 30
-Concert: “Immigrant’s Dream” ($8
suggested for adults/$4 seniors/children
free) Concert of the Eclectic Modern
Classical Music in Queens Museum.
Feb 11, 2 pm
-Care As Culture Feb 12
-Mierle Laderman Ukeles:
Maintenance Art - thru Feb 19, 2017
-A Passion for Tiffany Lamps - Thru
April, 2018
-Adopt-A-Building on the Famed
Panorama ($50-$1000) Info
718.592.9700 x 141, or dw@queensmuseum.org. Ongoing
Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd
-Free Lunchtime Event Reservations
at 718.793808. Ft. performers from
Beijing. Feb 8, 12:15 pm
-Chance Encounters: Cubism, Dada
and Surrealism Thru Mar 18
Queensborough Community College
222-05 56 Ave, Bayside

-The Kupferberg Holocaust Center
Presents: “Judgment at Nuremberg”
Feb 8, 12:10 pm
-The Kupferberg Holocaust Center
Presents: Reparations and the
Holocaust (Free) Supplementing current exhibition The Jacket from Dachau:
One Survivor’s Search for Justice,
Identity and Home. Res req’d at
718.281.5770. Feb 16, 6 pm
-“La Traviata” ($29-$42) Feb 26, 3 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon
Blvd, LIC. Info 718-956-1819,
-Applause Thru Mar 12, 2017
Queens Museum New York City
Building, Flushing Meadows Corona
-Percussia Presents: World Premiere:
Queens Composers Ft works
Immigrant Dreams by Carlo Nicolau &
International Express by Quentin
Chiappetta, in homage to the 7 train
-Creative Spectrum Art Social Feb 12,
10-11 am
-Care as Culture Artists, Activists and
Scientists Build Coalitions to Resist
Climate Change: A Convening Around
the Peace Table Feb 12, 2-5 pm


“Aperitif” w/ Carol Sudhalter. 242
Sunrise Hway, Rockville Center, Feb 12
Anthony’s Midwinter Blues and Jazz
Party ($10) RSVP alofaso@nyc.rr.com
or sudsaxter@gmail.com. 609
Columbvus Ave at 90 St, Jan 28, 2-6 pm
Bouzouki Lessons Technique, scales
and history of rebetika. Greek Cultural
Center, 26-80 30 St, Astoria, Saturdays
12-2 pm
Flux Factory 39-31 29th St, LIC.
-Against Competition/Towards
Mutual Aid: ABC No Rio in Exile
Closing Reception Feb 8-14
-Exhibition Open Call: We Have
Always Lived in the Future Deadline
Feb 15
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Forest Hills Jewish Center 106-06
Queens Blvd, Forest Hills - Feb 12,
2017, May 21, 2017, 2 pm
Greek Cultural Center Movie Night
(Free) 26-80 30 St, Astoria. Wednesdays
at 8 pm
Green Space 37-24 24 St, LIC. Tix at
door or online at greenspacestudio.org
-Take Root ($15) Feb 10 & 11, 8 pm
-Fertile Ground ($12) Feb 12, 7 pm
Musica Reginae Productions
Presents: Parisian Cabaret w/
Gavroche Jazz Band. The Church-in-the-Gardens, Feb 11, 7:30 pm
The Plaxall Gallery Presents “8
Loves” Valentine’s Opening Event
($20) Live music, performances, free

food, drinks, life drawing from live
models. 5-25 46 Ave, Feb 14, hours
Thurs 6-10 pm, Sat & Sun 12-4 pm
QED Astoria 27-16 23 Ave
-Grammy Awards Bingo & Music
Trivia Spons. the Bronx Brewery. Feb
12, 7 pm
Queens Council on the Arts Presents:
How We Create & How We Cope:
Intersections of Art & Mental Health
Host Audrey Dimola, panel & performance. 37-11 35 Ave, entrance on 37 St,
Feb 10, 6:30-8:30 pm
QCA Presents A Venetian Carnevale
The Knockdown Center, 52-19 Flushing
Ave, Maspeth, Feb 16, 7-10 pm
The Secret Theatre 4402 23 St, LIC.
Info secrettheatre.com
-“Pirate Pete’s Parrot” and “Princess
Particular” ($10 Children/$15 Adults)
This month: “Princess Particular,” Feb
11, 2:30 pm; “Pirate Pete’s Parrot,” Feb
25, 2:30 pm
-“Cabaret” ($20/$18 advance) Tix at
secrettheatre.com. Feb 2-19
The Cutting Room Presents: “With
Love, Marilyn” ($35-$50) Tix at tickets. thecuttingroomnyc.com/calendar/,
info at withlovemarilyn.com. Starring
Erin Sullivan. The Cutting Room, 44 E
32 St, Feb 13 & 14


110 Precinct Community Council
Meeting Flanders Field VFW Post 150,
51-11 108 St, Feb 9, 7 pm
112 Precinct Tour of City Hall
Reservations at 718.520.9321. City Hall
Park, Feb 15, 5 pm sharp
Black History Month Celebration
(Free) RSVP at
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/black-history month-celebration-2017-tickets-
30853166652 Awards, performances,
buffet dinner. Feb 15, 6 pm
CEDC Rights and Open Meetings
Law PS 234 Auditorium, 30-15 29 St,
Feb 13, 6 pm
Community Board 5 Budget Hearing
& Board Meeting 61-23 Myrtle Ave,
Feb 8, 7:30 pm
Community Board 7 Public Hearing
& Regular Meeting 133-32 41 Rd, 3 Fl,
Feb 13, 7 pm
Community Board 8 Public Meeting
Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-
02 Kew Gardens Rd, Feb 8, 7:45 pm
DOT Transit Public Transit Plan
Workshops To ID various transit needs.
IS 77, 976 Seneca Ave, Feb 13, 6:30-
8:30 pm
Dutch Kills Civic Association Meeting
Growing Up Green Charter School, 39-
37 28 St, Feb 9, 7:30 pm
Grace Institute Administrative
Professional Program’s Evening

Health Care Sector 8 wk program.
Info, open houses, start dates, graceinstitute.org or email admissions@graceinstitute.org
Home Health Aides Open House
Information In need of certified home
health aides. Info on needed documents
at 718.784.6160. Sunnyside Citywide
Home Care Services, 43-31 39 St. Feb
10 & 24; Mar 10 & 24; Apr 7 & 21; May
12, 19 & 25, 8:30 am-3 pm
BP Katz All events at Queens Borough
Hall (12-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed.
-DATE CHANGE Queens Borough
Board Meeting Topic: Vote on FY18
Queens preliminary budget hearings.
Feb 15, 5:30 pm
-Queens Parent Advisory Board
Topic: School Construction Authority’s
Five Year Plan. Feb 9, 6 pm
Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside will meet
the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every
month at Sidetracks 45-08 Queens
Blvd., Sunnyside 6:30 pm
LaGuardia Community College
Upward Bound Program Class dates
Jan 2-Feb 9
LICity/Astoria Lions Club will meet
second Tuesday of the month Irish
Center 1040 Jackson Ave, LIC, 7 PM
Lunar New Year Celebration Info at
718.803.6373. St James Episcopal
Church, 84-07 Broadway, Feb 11, 11
am-2 pm
NYC Department of Sanitation:
Emergency Snow Laborers Needed
Register now at nyc.gov/sanitation. Paid
$15/hr and $22.50 overtime
NYC Parks New candidates for free
lifeguard training course.
QEDC 120-55 Queens Blvd
-Business Breakfast: Transfer of
Business Ownership Feb 15, 8 am
-Legal Clinic RSVP at 718.263.0546.
Feb 15, 5:30 pm
-Entrepreneur Space Business
Classes Incl. Branding: TM/SM; Logos;
Packaging (Feb 8); Online/Social Media
(Feb 15); Packaging & Compliance
(Feb 22); Public Relations 101 (Feb 29);
Food Photography (Mar 5); Identifying
& Reaching Your Target Markets (Mar
12); How To Sell (Mar 19); Designing
Your Campaign (Mar 26); Compelling
Booth Creation for the Markets (May 3).
3646 37 St, LIC
-OSHA 10 Hour Certification ($150;
$120 Reimbursed upon successful
course completion) Topics incl. recognition, avoidance, abatement & prevention
of safety in the workplace. Only 30 seats
avail. Greater Jamaica Development
Corporation, 90-40 160 St, Harvest
Room, Feb 25 & 26
Valentine’s For Vets Spons. by AM

Braunstein & AM Carrozza. Donate
card, candy (sugar-free a plus!), playing
cards, puzzles, shaving cream, toothbrushes, toothpaste, new clothing items
such as pajamas, robes, slippers & socks
to hospitalized and disabled veterans by
Wed Feb 8. Donation locations: 213-33
39 Ave, Ste 238; 213-38 40 Ave; 46-21
Little Neck Pkway. Info 718.357.3588
Vocational Rehibilitation For the disabled & unemployed. Info at
347.510.3100, or acess.nysed.gov
Woodside on the Move Adult English
Courses Register at afrager@woodsideonthemove.org, or 718.476.8449.
39-42 59 St, 2 FL, Ste #5, Feb 17


Italian Charities of America Saturday
Night Dances Info at 718.478.3100. 83-
20 Queens Blvd, Feb 11 & 25, 8 pm-12
Riccardo’s by the Bridge Presents:
The Killing Kompany’s “Valentine
For Murder!” ($45) 21-01 24 Ave, Feb
11, 8 pm


“How Science is Changing
Cardiology” (Free) Info at
nyp.org/queens New York Presbyterian-
Queens, Congregation Etz Chaim, 147-
19 73 Ave, Kew Gardens, Feb 14, 7:30
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:


Valentine’s Eve by Davell Crawford
($55-$65) Presented by the Louis
Armstrong House Museum, ft. official
Steinway artist Davell Crawford. Tix
online at
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/valentines eve-concert-by-davell-crawfordtickets 30926692570. Steinway Hall,
1133 6 Ave, Feb 13, 7-10 pm


Senior Single New Yorker Meet and
Greet 1st Tues of every month @ 2 pm.

Forest Hills Library, 108-19-71 Ave
Queens Library: 100s of events daily
visit www.queenslibrary.org, click on
programs; call Central Library
718.990.0700 or individual branches.
Queens Library Meeting of The
Buildings and Grounds Committee
Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd,
Feb 9, 6 pm
Broadway Branch 40-20 Broadway,
-Drop Off Your Food Scraps With
NYC Compost Project Feb 13, 1 pm
-Tot Hop Feb 13, 10:30 am
Steinway Branch 21-45 31 St, LIC
-Simple Crafts Feb 13, 11 am


Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston
This week: Dominican Desserts and
Drinks with Chef Carolina, Love is in
The Air for Ages 3-4, Get Your Zen On!,
Tween/Teen Yoga, Love is in the Air for
Ages 5-7, Young Chefs “Lovely”
Culinary Class, Vet Tech 101
-Queens County Bird Club Presents:
“South Africa Safari, from Capetown
to Kruger to Wakkerstroom.” (Free)
Presented by Donna Schulman. Light
refreshments served. Info at qcbirdclub.org, Feb 15, 8 pm
Free Lifeguard Training Course
Complete testing locations can be found
at nyc.gov/parks or by calling 311.
Ongoing thru Jan
Green Thumb Youth Leadership
Council Ages 14-21. Volunteer at community gardens during spring & summer & learn about botany, agriculture,
horticulture, composting & community
development. Volunteer 2x/month req’d,
total of 20 service hours. Deadline to
apply Mar 6 for high school students,
Feb 17 for college students. Info at
212.602.5324 or
NYS Dept Environmental
Conservation Grants Gateway for
Urban and Community Forestry
Projects For municipal gov’ts, pub benefit corps, pub authorities, school districts, community colleges, soil and
water conservation districs, municipal
corporation, Indian nations & tribes &
not-for-profit corps. Apps submitted by
Mar 1, 2 pm. Info grantsreform@budget. ny.gov and at


LaGuardia Community College NYC
Residents veterans 60 or older may
attend college for a small fee. For more

info 718-482-5386
Grace Institute (Free) Women transition back into the workforce. For training program and info www.graceinstitute.org/admissions@graceinstitute.org.
Educational Opportunities The State
Education Depart. Continuing
Education Services Vocational
Rehabilitation if you have a disability, or
unemployed visit
Certified Home Health Aide Training
3-wk program, open house Mon & Tues,
1st 2 wks/month. Info at 718.784.6160
The Networking Party II ($20 in
adv/$25 at door/free law school student
members & 1st yr graduate members)
Membership is free for law students &
1st yr grads. Food, beverages, music.
Queens County Bar Assn, 90-35 148 St,
Jamaica, Feb 15, 6-8 pm
SAT Prep ($300/10 wks) Reg req’d in-person, Mon-Fri, 3:30-6:30 pm.
Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31
39 St. Program dates, Mar 3-May 5;
Student & Parent orientation Mar 1,
5:30 pm
Sunnyside Up Free Pre-Kindergarten
Students must be 4 yrs old, born in 2013.
Call 718.784.6173 etx 410 or email
Woodside On The Move Adult
Computer Classes Basic computer
skills. Reg at 718.476.8449 ext 16. mondays for 12 wks, 5:30-7:30 pm &
Wednesdays 3-5 pm

Queens AARP Chorus Looking for
retired people to sing at nursing homes
and AARP chapters. Meet every Fri @ 1
pm. Come to 1st mtg, Jan 27,12:30 pm
@ Clearview Self Help Center, 208-11
26 Ave, Bayside
Met Council’s Project Metropair:
Free Home Repairs Svcs incl: bathtub
grab bars, smoke & Carmon monoxide
detector, door locks, window locks &
screens, railings, light bulbs, sinks &
faucets, holes, cracks & dents in wall,
winterizing windows, more. Required:
60+ yrs, NYC resident, show financial
need. Info at 212.453. 9542,
212.453.9607 or metropair@metcouncil.org
The Samuel Field Y 58-20 Little Neck
Pkway, Little Neck
-The Early Stage Memory Care
Program Daily Support Group Info at
718.225.6750, ext 331. Tues & Thurs,
10 am-2 pm
Technology Classes For Seniors (Free)
Available to all Queensbridge residents.
Mon/Wed: Beyond the Basics (in
Spanish), Computer Basics. Tues/Fri:
Beyond the Basics, Financial Literacy,
Social Networking. Queensbridge Jacob

A. Riis Senior Center, 10-25 41 Ave,
Woodside on the Move Tax Services
for Seniors Assisting senior clients filing NYC-210 & IT-214 tax forms if
income does not exceed $18K/yr. By
appointment only on Weds & Thurs. For
apt, contact 718.4786.8449. Feb 15-Apr


Queens Greenmarket Sunnyside
Saturdays Skillman Ave & 43 St. 8 am
to 3 pm. Textile & rechargeable battery
recycling 9 am to 1 pm
Food Scrap Collection (by big! compost) 10 am to 1 pm. Info at


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
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, www.bobbiandthestrays.org/Adopt.aspx.
-Kitty Karetakers of Queens Astoria,
Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside:
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
-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.,
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
Free English Classes for Adults
Queens Community House, 108-25 62
Dr., Forest Hills. Info 718-592-5757 ext.
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
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, 718.726.0034.
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network. Weekly support group, counseling sessions, referrals. Info
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_ invol
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
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-on-one 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 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/
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,
-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-
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,
Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,

718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC,
-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,
-Free GED Program at Adult Learning
Center, 718.482.5385
-Green Jobs Training Program Apply
-Home to Work Ctr. For displaced
homemakers. Assessment, counseling,
referrals, workshops, computer & vocational training, job search assistance.
-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,

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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