2017-02-15 / 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:

3-on-3 Corporate Basketball
Challenge Variety Boys & Girls Club,
21-12 30 Rdm Feb 19, 10 am-2 pm
Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern
Blvd. visit flushingtownhall.org for a
full list of events.
-Lunar New Year Shadow Puppet
Slam ($13/$10 Members) Feb 17, 7 pm
-Korean Traditional Marching Band
($5/Free for Members) Feb 19, 5 pm
-Artist-Presenter Dialogues (Free) No
RSVP req’d. Feb 22, 7 pm
-Queens Pride 25th Anniversary
Open call for NYC-based performing
artists of all disciplines, LGBTQ voices.
Spons. CM Dromm. June 3
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
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01
35 Ave, Astoria. Info movingimage.us
-“Winnie the Pooh” Matinees of the
2011 film. Feb 19-26, 12:30 pm
-Screening: “The Last Waltz” ($15)
Part of the Martin Scorsese retrospective. Feb 17, 2 pm
The Noguchi Musuem 32-37 Vernon
Blvd, LIC
-Kimi Maeda, Bend Feb 19, 3 pm
-Community Day Feb 19, 10:30 am-
6 pm
-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
-Free Midwinter Break Family
Workshops Open to children 5-12 &
adult companions. Feb 22-24, 1:30-
4:30 pm
-Commonwealth: Water For All On
view thru Jul 30
-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
-“The Jackie Robinson Story” Feb

16, 10:30 am
-Resistance and Memory in
Belgium, 1940-1945 Installation of
those who resisted Nazi occupation,
Feb 21-May 26
-Chance Encounters: Cubism,
Dada and Surrealism Thru Mar 18
Queensborough Community College
222-05 56 Ave, Bayside
-Leslie Uggams in “Timeless” Feb 18,
8 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, socratessculpturepark.org
-Applause Thru Mar 12, 2017
Queens Museum New York City
Building, Flushing Meadows Corona
Park
-Percussia Presents: World
Premiere: Queens Composers Ft
works Immigrant Dreams by Carlo
Nicolau & International Express by
Quentin Chiappetta, in homage to the
7 train

ARTS OTHER:

Bouzouki Lessons Technique, scales
and history of rebetika. Greek
Cultural Center, 26-80 30 St, Astoria,
Saturdays 12-2 pm
The Con Brio Ensemble Presents
Romantic Classics ($12) The Church
in the Gardens, 50 Ascan Ave, Feb 19,
4:30 pm
Disco Night at Resorts World
Casino Feat. Linda Clifford. 110-00
Rockaway Blvd,ß Feb 17, 11 pm
Flux Factory 39-31 29th St, LIC.
-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
Inspired by Geometry in Islamic Art
Discussion on geometry, science & art
w/ presentation by physsicist Peter J.
Lu. The Dorsky Gallery, 11-03 45 Ave,
Feb 19, 2:30 pm
The Parkside Players Present: “Black
Coffee” ($17/$15 Seniors) Tix at
718.353.7388 or 516.520.9474. Grace
Lutheran Church, 71 Rd & Union Tpk,
Feb 18, 19, 24, 25, 26 & Mar 3& 4, Fri

& Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 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
-Trivia for a Cause Benefitting
Hollaback, spons. by Smart Beer. Feb
19, 7 pm
-Oscar Watch Party & Trivia Spons.
the Bronx Brewery. Feb 26, 7 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: “Pirate Pete’s Parrot,” Feb
25, 2:30 pm
-“Cabaret” ($20/$18 advance) Tix at
secrettheatre.com. Feb 2-19

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

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-ticket... Awards, performances, buffet dinner. Feb 15, 6 pm
Catholic Migration Services Monthly
Meeting Attorneys offering free legal
advice on topics, incl. overcharging,
repairs, immigration benefits & rights
as a worker. St Sebastian parish Center,
39-60 57 St, Woodside, Feb 22, 7 pm
Community Board 3 Monthly
Meeting w/ CM Constantinides, USTA
& NHS. IS 227, 32-02 Junction Blvd,
Feb 16, 7:45
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
24; Mar 10 & 24; Apr 7 & 21; May 12,
19 & 25, 8:30 am-3 pm
Justice For All Coalition Public
Meeting The impact of rezoning &
development in LIC/Astoria incl. higher
prices; displacement; loss of lcl business, etc. Jacob Riis Center, 10-25 41
Ave, Mar 13, 7 pm
BP Katz All events at Queens Borough
Hall (12-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise

listed.
-DATE CHANGE Queens Borough
Board Vote on FY18 Queens preliminary budget priorities. Feb 15, 5:30 pm
-Black History Month Celebration
Hosted by Borough President Katz
Feb 16
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.
www.nyc.gov/parks
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: 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
Resistance Town Hall (Free) w/
Jimmy Van Bramer. MoMA PS1, 22-
25 Jackson Ave, LIC, by the 7,E,M,G
Court Sq Stop, Feb 15, 7-9 pm
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

DINNER/DANCES:

Italian Charities of America Saturday
Night Dances Info at 718.478.3100. 83-
20 Queens Blvd, Feb 25, 8 pm-12 am

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)
-Queens Health Center 9704 Sutphin
Blvd, Feb 15, 9 am-4:30 pm
-Maspeth Federal Savings Bank 56-
18 69 St, 2-4 pm
-Love Oasist Christian Center 94-24
Hollis Court Blvd, Feb 19, 9 am-4:30
pm
-Tabernacle Community CME
Church 115-62 Farmers Blvd, 9
am04:30 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: LIBRARY SYSTEM:

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.
Broadway Branch 40-20 Broadway,
LIC
Steinway Branch 21-45 31 St, LIC

PARKS & RECREATION

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston
This week: EcoClub: Winter Wilderness
Skills, Stargazing Wonders –
Astronomy February Night, Wild
Winter Warm-Up Ages 3-4, Wild Winter
Warm-Up Ages 5-7, Melt Away the

Winter Blues Paint Afternoon
George Washington Carver
Workshop ($6) Queens Botanical
Garden, 43-50 Main St, Feb 21, 1 pm
“Saving Jamaica Bay” A
Documentary Film Next time you see
an ad, take a photo & tweet
@JamaicaBayMovie & tag on
Facebook @SavingJamaicaBay. On
channel 13, Feb 18,1 pm
-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
diana.pedi@parks.nyc.gov
Newtown Creek LTCP Public
Meeting Rescheduled from Feb 8. Feb
21
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
dec.ny.gov/lands/5285.html

SCHOOLS:

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
www.acces.nysed.gov.
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 prek@scsny.org.
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

SENIORS:
Italian Charities of America Italian
Classes For Adults ($60/10 Wks)
Beginner, intermediate & advanced.
More info 718.478.3100. Begins Mar 3,
83-20 Queens Blvd, 7 pm
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
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
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,
LIC
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
13

STREET:

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
grownyc.org

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-on-one 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/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,
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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