2017-04-05 / 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.
-Global Mashup #2: Japan Meets
Puerto Rico ($16/$10 Members &
Students) Apr 7, 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
-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 x 0 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
Make Music New York Volunteer to
bring music to life. Info at makemusicny.org. Jun 21
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
-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
-In The Mood ($29-$40) Apr 8, 3 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 Council on the Arts 37-11 35
Ave, entrance on 37 St
-Under the Hood Workshop Series
Apr 13, 6-8 pm
Queens Museum New York City
Building, Flushing Meadows Corona
Park
-Opening Reception Apr 9, 3-6 pm
-Media Tour & Luncheon Apr 11,
10:30 am-12:30 pm
-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.
-Marinella Senatore: Plaza
Universale/Social Stages Apr 9-Jul 30
-Nine: 2017 Queens Museum Studio
Program Exhibition Apr 9-Aug 27
-Anna K.E.: Profound Approach and
Easy Outcome Apr 9-Feb 18, 2018
-Ronny Quevedo: no hay medio
tiempo/there is no halftime Apr 9-
Aug 13
-Commonwealth: Water For All Thru
Jul 30
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. Thru 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 magician Rene Clement as Magician of the
Year. Info at queenstheatre.org/otherevents, sampa1.com or 718.336.0605.
Apr 8, 8 pm
York College 90-24 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd, Jamaica
-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
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
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
QED Astoria 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria.
More info & tix at qedastoria.com
-Dunces n’ Dragons Apr 5, 7:30 pm
-Saw Her Stand-Up There Apr 6, 7:30
pm
-Laugh It Up, Astoria Apr 6, 9 pm
-Transplants Apr 7, 7:30 pm
-The Revolution Apr 8, 7:30 pm
-The Bitch Seat Apr 9, 7 pm
Dead Parents Club Apr 10, 8:30 pm
-The Food Funny Apr 12, 7:30 pm
-Everythign Is Dumbn: A Comedy
Showcase Apr 12, 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)
Thru 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

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

Bystander Intervention and De-
Escalation Training Jewish Center of
Jackson Heights, Apr 8, 1:30-3:30 pm
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
Community Board 2 Monthly Meeting
Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31
39 St, Ground Fl, Apr 6, 6:30 pm
Community Board 5 Public Hearing
and Meeting 68-02 Metropolitan Ave,
Apr 12, 7:30 pm
Free Immigration Services in Queens
Spons. by CM Dromm & New Immigrant
Community Empowerment (NICE). Info
at cuny.edu/citizenshipnow, appointments at 212.652.2071. 71-29 Roosevelt
Ave, Mondays 9 am-5 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.
Homebuyer Fair PS 69 Cafeteria 77-02
37 Ave, Apr 8, 12:30-5 pm
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
BP Katz All events at Queens Borough
Hall (12-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed.
-National Crime Victim’s Rights Week
Hosts DA Brown & BP Katz. RSVP at
queensbp.org/rsvp. Apr 5, 10:30 am
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing Apr
6, 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
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
Polish Music Festival (Free)
Refreshments avail, cash bar, door prizes.
Seating & dance floor. Knockdown
Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave, Apr 9, doors
open 2 pm, concert 3-6 pm
QEDC 120-55 Queens Blvd
-Entrepreneur Space Business
Classes: 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
-Made in Queens (MiQ) Store
Opening reception, feat items available
for purchase from Sandra Smith
designer bags, Metrix Jewelry, Hooks
and Luxe accessories, Forest Witch
loose leaf teas, Keri Confections, Chi-
Cho Sauce, Paris Images & Wishwas
garments & more. Resobox Gallery &
Café, 41-26 27 St, Apr 9, 6-8 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
Senator Addabbo Mobile Office
Hours Broad Channel Library, 16-26
Cross Bay Blvd, Apr 13, 5:30-7 pm
Vocational Rehabilitation For the disabled & unemployed. Info at
347.510.3100, or acces.nysed.gov
Van Bramer Spring Open House 47-01
Queens Blvd, Apr 8, 12-2 pm
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
Italian Charities of America Presents:
Dance the Night Away 83-20 Queens
Blvd, April 8 & 22, 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
Mount Sinai Hospital Queens
Community CPR Training Class
Queens Library Broadway Branch, 4020
Broadway, Astoria, Apr 12, 6-8 pm
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 Family Health
Center 6200 Beach Channel Dr, Apr 6, 7
& 12
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:

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

Astoria Branch 14-01 Astoria Blvd, LIC

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston
This week: Celebrate Empanadas and
Appetizers with Chef Carolina, Animal
Care Trainee, Get Your Zen On!,
Tween/Teen Yoga, For the Birds! Ages 5-
7, Spring Fling, Cupcake Decorating 101
-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
-April 8: Class of 1967 50th Anniversary
Jubilee. 6 pm, check-in, 6:30 pm, prayer
service
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
Queens Community House Presents:
Free English Class 108-25 62 Ave,
Forest Hills, Apr 7, 10 & 11
SAT Prep ($300/10 wks) Reg req’d in-person, Mon-Fri, 3:30-6:30 pm.
Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31
39 St. Thru 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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