2017-03-29 / 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.
-Piano Masters: Toshiko Akiyoshi and
Barry Harris ($42/$43 Members/$20
Students) Mar 31, 8 pm
-“Night Bird Song: The Incandescent
Life of Thomas Chapin” (Free) Film
screening Apr 1, 7 pm
-Three Centuries of Music for the
French Horn (Free) Apr 2, 2 pm
-Monthly Jazz Jam ($10/Free for
Members, Students & Jamming
Musicians) Apr 5, 7-10 pm
-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
LIC Arts Open Submissions welcome at
licartsopen.org. Deadline to submit your
art proposals is Mar 31
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC
-Laborartory for Freedoms Program
Apr 2, 12 pm
-Warm Up 2017 Landmark 20th season
begins July 1. Tix on sale now for all
events, including ltd $98 pkg/10 dates.
Call 718.784.2084 x0 for advance tix.
LIC residence w/ proof of residency in
ZIPs 11101-11109 recieve 1 free ticket.
Tix $18 adv., $22 day-of; MoMA
Members $16; MoMA PS1+ Members
$13. Info & purchase at mo.ma/1998package Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35
Ave, Astoria. Info movingimage.us
-“A Quiet Passion” ($20/Members $15)
Screening & discussion w/ Terence
Davies, director. Mar 31, 7:30 pm
-Havana Film Festival New York Tix
at hffny.com. Mar 31-Apr 1
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
-The Spinners & Little Anthony and
the Imperials Apr 8, 8 pm
-Cesar Milan LIVE Colden auditorium
May 6, 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
-REWOVEN: Innovative Fiber Art
Feat. 24 Taiwanese and New York artists,
a reimagining and rediscovery of prosaic
materials that addresses the endangered
earth. Mar 30-Jun 1
-QPAC Presents: The Company Men
($33-$42) Apr 2, 3 pm
-Annual Holocaust Freedom Seder
($14) Honor the Holocaust survivors of
our community by recreating the same
Passover Seder held in 1946, the first to be
held after World War II. Seating begins at
11:30 am. Pre-reg req’d at
qcc.cuny.edu/khc, khc@qcc.cuny.edu or
718.281.5770. Apr 2, 12 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
Queens Theater Presents: The Society
of American Magicians’ Salute To
Magic Show ($50) The oldest continuing magic show in the United States.
Honoring Queens magicia1n Rene
Clement as Magician of the Year. Info
at queenstheatre.org/other-events,
sampa1.com or 718.336.0605. Apr 8, 8
pm
York College 90-24 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd, Jamaica
-Star Time w/ Vocalist Fernanda
Vilela Class of ‘17 Apr 4, 3 pm
-York College Big Band Preview
Milton G Bassin Performing Arts
Center, Apr 5, 7 pm

ARTS OTHER:

Bouzouki Lessons Technique, scales
and history of rebetika. Greek Cultural
Center, 26-80 30 St, Astoria, Saturdays
12-2 pm
Carol Sudhalter’s 16-Piece Astoria
Big Band Feat. music by women composers. Langston Hughes Library, 100-
01 Northern Blvd, Apr 1, 2-4 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
Flux Factory 39-31 29 St, LIC. Info at
fluxfactory.org
-We Have Always Lived In The
Future Exhibition open thru Apr 22
-“The Raced and Gendered
Environment” Feat. Shuang Li &
Natasha Mmonatau. Panel discussion of
cuntural transmission across borders,
femininity in nature & the urban environment, etc. Mar 30, 7 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
The Greek Cultural Center Presents:
Sokratis Malamas ($45-$75) Info at
info@greekculturalcenter.org. Symphony
Space, 2537 Broadway, Manhattan, May
5, 8 pm
Green Space 37-24 24 St, Ste. 301, LIC
-10th Anniversary Queens Celebration
of Dance Mar 30 & 31; Apr 1 & 2, 8 pm
-Spring Blooms, A Family Performance
Mar 31, 11 am
QED Astoria 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria.
More info & tix at qedastoria.com
-America’s Sweethearts Musical
Performance. Apr 2, 9 pm
-Frank Conniff’s Cartoon Dump
Comedy & variety show. Apr 3, 8:30 pm
-Dunces n’ Dragons Apr 5, 7:30 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
-Spring Break Theatre Camp 9-5 pm;
w/ early drop off 8 am, late pick-up 6 pm.
Ages 6-13 yrs. Visit secrettheatre.com to
register & purchase. Apr 10-14
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

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

Alliance for Flushing Meadows Corona
Park Meeting of the Finance &
Development Committee Olmsted
Center Annex (Converence Room A), Mar

29, 9-10 am
CALDC Presents: Spring Break Fun in
the Park Incl. arts & crafts, drummping,
painting, cotton candy, popcorn, pretzels,
snow cones, and a hand puppet show.
Dutch Kills Playground, Crescent St & 36
Ave, Apr 12, 12-3 pm
CM Dromm Books Through Bars
Spring Book Drive 37-32 75 St, 1st Fl.
Books must be dropped off before Apr 21
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
CM Dromm Immigration Law
Services: Know Your Rights Info at
718.803.6373. Newtown high School, 48-
01 90 St, Mar 30, 6-8 pm
Community District Education Council
26 Public & Business Meetings MS 74,
61-15 Oceania St, Rm 128, Mar 30, 7 & 8
pm
Community District Education Council
Meeting IS 227, 32-02 Junction Blvd, Apr
3, 6:30 pm
Free Rabies Vaccines for Dogs and Cats
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park (next to
Queens Zoo) 53-51 111 St & 55 Ave, Apr
1, 10 am-2 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
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. Apr 7 & 21;
May 12, 19 & 25, 8:30 am-3 pm
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.
-Bangladesh Independence Day
Celebration Hosted By Borough
President Katz Mar 30, 6 pm
-Queens Borough Board Meeting Topic
TBD. Apr 3, 5:30 pm
-Next New Idea To New Venture Class
Pre-reg req’d at queensny.org/qedc/business/events Apr 3, 5:30-7:45 pm
-Queens Borough Cabinet Meeting
Topic TBD. Apr 4, 9:30 am
-National Crime Victim’s Rights Week
Hosts DA Brown & BP Katz. RSVP at
queensbp.org/rsvp. Apr 5, 10:30 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 at the Irish
Center 1040 Jackson Ave, LIC, 7 PM
Long Island City Partnership
-LIC Springs Grab promotional materials
for LIC Springs! Happy hour festivities

incl. Woodbines, 47-10 Vernon Blvd, Mar
30, 4-8 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
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
-Panel Discussion: Money For Your
Business: Come and Meet the
Lenders ($10 donation) RSVP at
conta.cc/2liEM3g or at
queensny.org/lenders. Queens Borough
Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Rm 200, Apr
5, 6-8 pm
-Pitching and Presenting Your
Business ($25/Free for EAP and
StartUP Participants) The Entrepreneur
Space, 36-46 37 St, Apr 5, 6 pm
-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
-Workshop Series: Incl.: 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
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
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

Walk For Kids’ Growth Info at walkforkidsgrowth.org. Flushing Meadows
Corona Park @ the Fountain of the
Planets, Apr 9, 11 am

DINNER/DANCES:

Local Champions Reception Hors
d’oeuvres, wine beer & desserts incl. Feat.
Food Network’s Chopped award winner
Chef Maria of Maria’s Mediterranean
Seafood & Grill. Info at sflores@qchnyc.org or 718.592.5757 x 246. 1 Tennis
Place, Apr 6, 6-8 pm

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 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.

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Participatory Budgeting Sessions For
District 22
-Bohemian Hall & Beer Garden 33-64
21 St, Mar 29, 6-9 pm
Queens Library: 100s of events daily
visit www.queenslibrary.org, click on
programs; call Central Library
718.990.0700 or individual branches.
Broadway Branch 40-21 Broadway,
LIC
-Action Racket Lab Storytelling
Workshop Mar 31, 4-5:30 pm
-“We Are New York” English
Conversation Classes Call
718.721.2462 to reg. Apr 1, 10:30 am-
12:30 pm
Astoria Branch 14-01 Astoria Blvd,
LIC
-Crochet Circle Apr 1, 11 am-12 pm

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events. 228-
06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston
This week: Alley ECOclub: Video Games
Come to Life, Toddler Tales: A Color of
His Own, Little Naturalist Storytime:
Feathers for Lunch, For the Birds! Ages 3-

4
-APEC’s 2017 Green Gala at Terrace on
the Park ($150) Cocktails, dinner, silent
auction, special awards & more. Pre-reg at
718.229.4000. 52-11 111 St, Apr 20, 6-9
pm
Children’s Carnival at the Queens
County Farm Museum ($15) Carnival
rides, midway games, hayrides, pony
rides, petting zoo, balloons, face painting
& tours of the historic farmhouse.
Recomended for children 4-12. Rides are
incl. in price of admit. Info at
718.347.FARM or queensfarm.org. 73-50
Little Neck Pkway, Apr 1, 2 & Apr 8, 9, 11
am-6 pm
Newtown Creek Alliance Walking Tour
14 mile tour of the full perimeter of
Newtown Creek, starting in LIC & ending
in Greenpoint. Register at
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/newtown-creek-a-thon-tickets-33019517265. Apr 9,
9:30 am-5:30 pm

SCHOOLS, CLASSES:

5 Boro Lacrosse Boys High School
Program Info at
bomberslacrosseclub@aol.com,
917.282.8638 or bomberslacrosse.com
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 62-02 Metropolitan Ave,
Middle Village
-40th Anniversary Celebration Apr 2, 1
pm
-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. Mar 3-May 5

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.
Whitepoint Cheer Squad Spring and
Fall Cheer Program For details & registration visit whitepointyouthfootball.com.
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:

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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