2017-03-22 / 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:

The Astoria Symphony Orchestra Presents:
The Redeemed Feat. classical music’s bad
boys, Wagner, Copland & Mahler. St Paul’s
German Lutheran church, 315 w 22 St @ 8
Ave, Mar 24, 8 pm
Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Blvd.
visit flushingtownhall.org for a full list of
events.
-Global Mashup #1: Spain Meets Garifuna
($16/$10 Members & Students) Mar 24, 7 pm
(dance lessons), 8 pm (concert)
-Collage Workshop ($190/Members $150)
Materials incl. for all 6 sessions. 6:30-8:30 pm,
Mar 27-May 1
-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
-Come Together Music Festival and Label
Market Incl. live performances, films, wkshps
& panels. Mar 26, 12-6 pm
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35 Ave,
Astoria. Info movingimage.us
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
-Queens Symphony Orchestra Presents:
Team Spirit (Free) An into to the sections of
the orchestra. Children will be selected to participate. Reservations at qso@queenssymphony.org or 718.570.0909. Mar 26, 3 pm
-Resistance and Memory in Belgium, 1940-
1945 Installation of those who resisted Nazi
occupation, Thru May 26
-The Spinners & Little Anthony and the
ImperialsApr 8, 8 pm
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
-Playwriting as Activism: Advocacy
Through Authenticity feat. J. Julian
Christopher (aka Julian Jimenez) author of
anOTHER. Medical Arts Building, Rm 136,
Mar 29, 4:30 pm
-Fleeing Genocide: Displacement, Exile, and
the Refugee: The LGBTQ Refugee Crisis
Kupferberg Holocaust Center, Mar 24, 12:20-
1:50 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon Blvd,
LIC. Info 718-956-1819, socratessculpturepark.org
-Open Call/Call to Action Artists, designers,
art students, architects emerging or retired may

submit a proposal regarding democracy &
American identity for 2017 Broadway billboard series to democracy@socratessculpturepark.org. Proposals due Apr 15
Queens Museum New York City Building,
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
-Queens Museum Gala Cocktail hour, hors
d’oeuvres from local restaurants, exclusive
auction items & ltd. edition artworks avail.
Festive attire encouraged. Tix at
http://www.queensmuseum.org/gala. For sponsorship, contact 718.592.9700 x144. Apr 27,
6:30 pm
-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. Programs incl.
Poster Art, The Doodle Factory, Inflatable
Pavilions & Extraordinary Sculptures from
Ordinary Trash.
Queens Symphony Orchestra Concert
Series Presented by CM Ulrich. RSVP at
718.570.0909. Concerts at All Saints Episcopal
Church, Nativity of the Blesed Virgin Mary,
West End Temple, Our Lady of Perpetual Help
School & Russo’s on the Bay. Mar 23-May 15

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
Thalia Spanish Theatre Presents: Fuego
Flamenco ($40/Students & Seniors $37) w/
Danza Espana. Tix at 718.729.3880 or
thaliatheatre.org. 41-17 Greenpoint Ave,
Sunnyside, thru Apr 2
QED Astoria
-Roll Credits Comedians share favorite films
& play clips. Mar 22, 7:30 pm
-No Feelings Presents Variety show. Mar 22, 9
pm
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:

104 Precinct Community Council Meeting
Snacks incl. Peter Cardella Senior Center at
Catalpa Ave & Fresh Pond Rd, Mar 21, 7:30
pm
114th Precinct Community Council
Monthly Meeting Riccardo’s by the Bridge,
2101 24 Ave, Mar 28, 7 pm
A Celebration of Irish Heritage and Culture

Feat. CM Dromm, Van Bramer, Crowley,
Johnson & Speaker Mark-Viverito. City Hall,
Mar 23, 5:30 pm
CM Dromm Free Community Legal
Services In partnership w/ CUNY School of
Law. Make apt at 718.803.6373. 37-32 75 St,
clinics held biweekly until June
Community Board 1 Meeting Astoria World
Manor 25-22 Astoria Blvd, Mar 21, 6:30 pm
Community Board 7 Public Hearing and
Regular Meeting 33-23 Union St, Mar 27, 7
pm
Community District Education Council 26
Public & Business Meetings MS 74, 61-15
Oceania St, Rm 128, Mar 30, 7 & 8 pm
Crain’s Arts & Culture Breakfast Topic:
new stratigies for finding private & public
allies. Feat. Maj. Leader Jimmy Van Bramer &
Diane M. Coffey. Mar 21, 8-10 am
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
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 24; Apr 7 & 21;
May 12, 19 & 25, 8:30 am-3 pm
Hike to Hell Gate 17 Hosted by the Greater
Astoria Historical Society. Socrates Sculpture
Park, Mar 25, 11:45 am
Interfaith Passover Seder ($20) RSVP at
718.268.5011 or online at cqy.org. The meal
will be kosher, halal & vegeterian. Central
Queens Y, 67-09 108 St, Mar 30, 7 pm
BP Katz All events at Queens Borough Hall
(12-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed.
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 at the Irish Center 1040
Jackson Ave, LIC, 7 PM
Long Island City Partnership
-Spring Networking Night ($25/$15
Members) Tix avail at
https://events.bizzabo.com/LICPEPLNetworkingNight. Edison Price Lighting Gallery, 4150
22 St, Mar 16, 5-7 pm
-LIC Springs Grab promotional materials for
LIC Springs! Happy hour festivities incl.
Woodbines, 47-10 Vernon Blvd, Mar 30, 4-8
pm
-Citi Bike Workshop CUNY Law School, 2
Court Sq, Mar 23 6 & 7 pm
NYRR Open Run Community Interest
Meeting Tony’s Pizzeria, 45-18 104 St, Mar
30, 7 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
Police Service Area 9 Community Council
Meeting Meet/bring your neighbors to hear
your concerns & improve quality of life. Feat.
local NCO police officers & community partners.

Ravenswood Community Center, 35-40
21 St, LIC, Mar 22, 7 pm
Old Astoria Neighborhood Association
March Meeting Feat. reps from CitiBike,
NYCDOT & Socrates Sculpture Park. 18-08
25 Rd, Basement Level, Mar 30, 7 pm
QEDC 120-55 Queens Blvd
-Entrepreneur Space Business Classes:
Designing Your Campaign (Mar 26);
Compelling Booth Creation for the Markets
(May 3). 3646 37 St, LIC
-Workshop Series: Incl.: Signing A
Commercial Lease: What You Need to Know
(Spanish), Mar 23; Get MWBE Certified, Mar
30; Women’s Power Networking Breakfast:
Identity Theft and Cybercrime, Mar 30; 6th
Cents: Entrepreneur Space 6th Birthday party,
Mar 31; Money for Your Business: Come Meet
the Lenders, Apr 5
-Sixth Sense E-Space Birthday Party (Free)
Purchase artisinal creations by local “food-preneurs,” w/ drinks from Bayside Brewery. 36-46
37 St, Mar 31, 6-9 pm
Queens Community House Local
Champions Reception Info at sflores@qchnyc.org or 718.592.5757, ext 246. West Side
Tennis Club, 1 Tennis Pl, Forest Hills, Apr 6, 6-
8 pm
Queens Soup Crowdfunding Dinner Seeks
Innovative Community Projects Presented
by Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce.
Projects can focus on any area of community
life, incl. arts, culture, civil rights, small business services, children’s programming, neighborhood beautification & environmental remediation. Applications avail online, due Mar 31.
Select & fund the winning team w/ $5 donation
incl. access to potluck dinner to meet neighbors, learn about community issues & vote.
Winners chosen at Flushing Meeting House,
137-16 Northern Blvd, Apr 22
Rally for Culturally Responsive Education 1
Pace Plaza, near site of NYC’s African Free
School No. 1. Mar 25, 12 pm
Rally to Protect & Fight for Women’s Rights
MacDonald Park, at Queens Blvd. and
Yellowstone Blvd., Mar 26, 12 pm
Sunnyside Shines BID Annual Meeting
RSVP at 718.606.0142 or amy@sunnysideshines.org. Info at sunnysideshines.org.
Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39 St,
Sunnyside, Mar 30, 7 pm
Vocational Rehabilitation For the disabled &
unemployed. Info at 347.510.3100, or
acces.nysed.gov
UCCA Community Shredding Event Info at
917.742.6975. 21-17 45 St, Mar 25, 10 am-1
pm
Walk For Kids’ Growth Info at walkforkidsgrowth.org. Flushing Meadows Corona Park @
the Fountain of the Planets, Apr 9, 11 am

DINNER/DANCES:

Italian Charities of America Presents:
Dance the Night Away Food & drink provided. RSVP at 718.478.3100. 83-20 Queens
Blvd, Mar 25, 8 pm-12 am

HEALTH:

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)
-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
VirusMay 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:

Participatory Budgeting Sessions For
District 22
-Astoria & Steinway Branches of Queens
Library Mar 25, 12-5 pm
-Urban Upbound 4-25 Astoria Blvd, Mar 28,
6-9 pm
-Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden 33-64 21 St,
Mar 29, 6-9 pm
Social Netowrking for Your Job Search
Astoria Branch, 14-01 Astoria Blvd, Mar 23, 5-
8 pm
Queens Library Finance and Investments
Committee; Executive Committee; Labor
Relations Committee and Board of Trustees
Meetings Robert T. Groh Boardroom, 89-11
Merrick Blvd, Mar 23, 6 pm
Queens Library: 100s of events daily visit
www.queenslibrary.org, click on programs; call
Central Library 718.990.0700 or individual
branches.

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, Fizzy Fun Eruptions, Toddler Tales –
Like A Windy Day, Animal Tales: The Pigeon
Needs A Bath
Free Lifeguard Training Course Complete
testing locations can be found at nyc.gov/parks
or by calling 311. Ongoing thru Jan

SCHOOLS, CLASSES:

Asphalt Green Summer Day Camp (Prices
vary by session & age) Registration open now
at asphaltgreen.org for 5 sessions from Jun 29-
Aug 18, 8:30 am-4:30 pm M-F. 4 /12-15 yrs,
UES & Battery Park City locations.
Christ the King Alumni Reunions 62-02
Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village
-April 8: Class of 1967 50th Anniversary
Jubilee. 6 pm, check-in, 6:30 pm, prayer service 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 ext 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:

Free Memoir Writing Workshop Explore
themes of family, travel, work & community w/
local author & NYU professor Nancy Agabian.
Reading & discussion of memoirs will prompt
writing exercises. Supportive feedback from
the group will help. Workshop culminates in
reading to the public at end of Jun. Seniors 60+
only. Info at nancyagabian@gmail.com or
718.335.7272. Newtown Italian Senior Center,
83-20 Queens Blvd, Mon & Weds 10 am-noon,
thru Jun 14
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

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. Thru
Apr 13

STREET:

Italian Charities of America Flea Market
($25/Table) Food & bev. 83-20 Queens Blvd,
Elmhurst, Mar 18, 9 am-4 pm
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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