2017-03-01 / 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. visit flushingtownhall.org for a full list of events.
-Monthly Jazz Jam ($10/Free for
Members, Students & Jamming
Musicians) Mar 1, 7-10 pm
-Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars:
Inspired West African Music
($13/$10 Members/$8 Children/$6
Member Children) Mar 4, wkshp 1
pm, show 2:15 pm
-Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company:
CrossCurrent IV ($16/$10
Members & Students) Mar 5, 1 pm
-Forgiveness Community
Workshop (Free) Languages spoken: English, Mandarin, Spanish.
Mar 6, 13 & 20, 6:30-9 pm
-Queens Pride 25th Anniversary
Open call NOW for NYC-based performing artists of all disciplines,
LGBTQ voices. Spons. CM Dromm.
(June 3)
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC
-Night at the Museum Mark
Leckey Closing Party Mar 3, 8 pmmidnight -New Lecture: Performance by
Mark Leckey Mar 5, 3 & 5 pm
Museum of the Moving Image 36-
01 35 Ave, Astoria. Info movingimage.us
-Screening: “Cape Fear” 1962 &
1991. Mar 4, 3 & 6 pm, respectively.
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 College 65-30 Kissena Blvd
-Give Something Back Foundation
Ceremony Major scholarship
announcement & check presentation.
Mar 1, 11 am
-The Cheiftans w/ Paddy Moloney
& special guests. Mar 4, 8 pm
-Evening Readings: Jhumpa
Lahiri ($10) No credit cards. Info at
718.997.4646. Mar 7, 7 pm
-Chance Encounters: Cubism,
Dada and SurrealismThru Mar 18
-Resistance and Memory in
Belgium, 1940-1945 Installation of
those who resisted Nazi occupation,
Thru May 26
Queens Museum Flushing
Meadows Park, 718.592.9700,
www.queensmuseum.org

-Commonwealth: Water For All
On view thru Jul 30
-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
Queensborough Community
College 222-05 56 Ave, Bayside

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
-Big Time Summer Art Thing for
Kids Reg. now for Jul-Aug sessions
on Mar 6, 10 am. Programs incl.
Poster Art, The Doodle Factory,
Inflatable Pavilions & Extraordinary
Sculptures from Ordinary Trash.
York College 94-20 Guy R Brewer
Blvd
-The Radio Show With Dr. Tom
Zlabinger Mar 7, 3 pm

ARTS OTHER:

Bouzouki Lessons Technique, scales
and history of rebetika. Greek
Cultural Center, 26-80 30 St, Astoria,
Saturdays 12-2 pm
Comedy Night Benefit With Jim
Dailakis ($65+) Buffet dinner, beer
& wines, raffles. Tix & info at aphepafamily@ticketleap.com or
732.678.6431. St Barbara Greek
Orthodox Church, 2200 Church Rd,
Toms River NJ.
Apr 22, 6:30 pm
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Forest Hills Jewish Center 106-06
Queens Blvd, Forest Hills - May 21,
2 pm
Greek Cultural Center Movie
Night (Free) 26-80 30 St, Astoria.
Wednesdays at 8 pm
Greek Heritage Night At the Sixers
with Giannis Antetokunmpo.
National anthem Elena Iiadis, halftime performance by Pan-
Macedonian Society Alumni
Dancers, postgame on-court experience for Greek Heritage Group
exclusively, traditional Greek food
options in the concession stands &
Sixers gifts for every attendee. Tix &
info at groupmatics.events/greek.

Wells Fargo Arena, 3601 South
Broad St, Philadelphia, PA, Mar 6, 7
pm
“Homecoming” Annual Benefit
($80) Presented by Astoria
Performing Arts Center, incl. cocktails, dinner, dancing, a raffle &
showcase from 2016-17 season, &
sneak peek of spring musical
“Raisin,” premiering May 2017.
Wear the best festive attire! Tix at
apacny.org. Paper Factory Hotel, 37-
06 36 St, Mar 20
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, Mar
3& 4, Fri & Sat 8 pm, Sun 2 pm
QED Astoria 27-16 23 Ave
The Secret Theatre 4402 23 St, LIC.
Info secrettheatre.com
-“Pirate Pete’s Parrot” and
“Princess Particular” ($10
Children/$15 Adults) alternating
weekends, sched online, 2:30 pm
-“King Lear” ($18 Advance/$20
Door) Mar 23-Apr 9

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

Community Board 2 Board
Meeting Sunnyside Community
Services, 43-31 39 St, Ground Fl,
Mar 2, 6:30 pm
Community Board 5 Public
Hearing and Meeting 61-23 Myrtle
Ave, Mar 8, 7:30 pm
Community Board 6 Public
Meeting 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd,
Mar 8, 7:45 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
Greek American Homeowner’s
Association General Meeting 23-49
31 St, Mar 1, 7 pm
Hermes Trade Expo International
Info & reg at hermesexpo.com. Apr
24 & 25 in NYC and Apr 26-27 in
Corcordville, PA.
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. 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.
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing
Mar 2, 10:30 am
-Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade
RSVP at queensbp.org/rsvp to march.
129 St & Newport Ave, Belle Harbor,
Mar 4, 12:30 pm
-Queens Borough Board Meeting
Topic: TBD. Mar 6, 5:30 pm
-Next “New Idea to New Venture”
Class Pre reg req’d at
queensny.org/qedc/business/events.
Mar 6, 5:30-7:45 pm
-Queens Borough Cabinet Meeting
Topic: TBD. Mar 7, 9:30 am
Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside will
meet the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of
every month at Sidetracks 45-08
Queens Blvd., Sunnyside 6:30 pm
LICity/Astoria Lions Club will
meet second Tuesday of the month
Irish Center 1040 Jackson Ave, LIC,
7 PM
NYC Beer Week w/ LIC
Partnership, Rockaway Brewing Co.,
John Brown Smokehouse, Alewife &
Big aLICe Brewing. Feb 24-Mar 5
NYC Department of Sanitation:
Emergency Snow Laborers
NeededRegister 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
NYC Meetup For Democracy Daylong celebration of the diversity,
inclusiveness, innovation & democratic values of NYC. Info at
c3s.ny.nycmeetupfordemocracy. The
Renaissance Charter School, 35-59
81 St, Mar 4, 10 am-4 pm
QEDC 120-55 Queens Blvd
-Entrepreneur Space Business
Classes: 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
Vocational Rehabilitation For the
disabled & unemployed. Info at
347.510.3100, or acces.nysed.gov

DINNER/DANCES:

LGBTQ Cocktail Party to help
Reelect Daniel Dromm ($25-1,000)
Atlas Social Club, 753 9 Ave.
Donate:
www.DanielDromm.com/contribute.
Mar 2, 6:30-8:30 pm

HEALTH:

Central Queens Y 67-09 108 St,
Forest Hills
-Visit & Discuss: Mosque (Free)
Pre-reg req’d, Mar 2, 6:30 pm
-9th Annual Reelabilities Film
Festival Mar 5, 10 am & 1 pm; Mar
6, 12:30 pm
Free Prostate Cancer Screenings
Sen Addabbo & Integrated Medical
Foundation for men over age 40
NOT previously diagnosed w/
prostate cancer, w/ or w/o insurance.
Bring self-addressed envelope &
photo ID. Screenings incl. PSA blood
test. Space is ltd., schedule an apt at
718.4971630 or 66-85 73 Pl.
Apr 15, 10-11:30 am
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)
-Joseph Addabbo Health Ctr 6200
Beach Channel Dr, Averne, Mar 2
-First United Methodist Church
38-24 149 St, Mar 3
-Resorts World Casino NYC 110-
00 Rockaway Blvd, Mar 9, 9 am-12
pm
-Pheffer Amato in honor of Mrs.
Elaine Freeburg 112-20 Beach
Channel Dr, Rockaway Park.
Register Now - Mar 24
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:

Spring Season Review (QHS &
GFCC Members Donation Based/$5)
Light refreshments incl. Guest of
honor CM Peter Koo. Feb 25, 3 pm
Voelker Orth Museum 149-19 38
Ave, Flushing
-Exhibition Tour & Printmaking
Workshop Feb 24, 1 pm
-French Salon Music Concert Feb 26,
2 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.
Sunnyside Branch 43-06
Greenpoint Ave
-Toddler Time Mar 1, 10 am
Broadway Branch 40-20 Broadway,

Long Island City
-Detective Skills: Escape room Mar
1, 4 pm

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston
This week: Get Your Zen On,
Tween/Teen Yoga
Free Lifeguard Training Course
Complete testing locations can be
found at nyc.gov/parks or by calling
311. Ongoing thru Jan
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, CLASSES:

Asphalt Green Summer Day
Camp (Prices variant by session &
age) Registration open now at
asphaltgreen.org for 5 sessions from
Jun 29-Aug 18, 8:30 am-4:30 pm MF. 4 /12-15 yrs, UES & Battery Park
City locations.
Eleftheria Scholarship 2017 Apply
now! Due Mar 28. Awards held at the
26th Hermes Expo Awards Dinner.
Info at 610.202.3614 or
Aphrodite@hermesexpo.com
Italian Charities of America Italian
Classes For Adults ($60/10 weeks)
Beginner, intermediate & advanced.
83-20 Queens Blvd. More info
718.478.3100. Begins Mar 7, 7 pm
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
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:

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. 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 SeniorsAssisting 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. Thru 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.comFor 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/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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