2017-04-12 / 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:

Astoria Bookshop 31-29 31st St, Astoria NY
-Storytime! Apr 13, 11-11:30 am
-Creative Writing Workshop Apr 16, 5-6:30
pm
-Mystery Panel: Alex Segura, Julia Dahl,
Thomas Pluck & Rob Hart Apr 18, 7-8 pm
Bollywood Movie Night PS 69, 77-02 37 Ave,
Jackson Hts, Apr 19, 6-9 pm
Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Blvd.
visit flushingtownhall.org for a full list of
events.
-Great Small Works Spaghetti Dinner
($16/$10 Members & Students) For adult audiences only. Apr 14, 7:30 pm
-Queens Opera Theatre Inaugural Season
Preview (Free) Apr 15, 7:30 pm
LIC Arts Open 44-02 23 St, #321, LIC. More
info at licartsopen.org
-Town Hall Meeting Apr 18
-Bennett Sykes Blackburn - The Wall of
Barbs Thru Apr 25
-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$98pkg/10dates.Call718.784.2084x0for
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
-Spring Recess Family Program: Set Sail
With Moana Workshop & screening series.
Apr 12 & 13, wkshp 11:30 am, screening 12:30
pm
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
-Cesar Milan LIVE Colden auditorium May
6, 8 pm
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows Park,
718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org
-Resist Much/Obey Little Poetry Anthology
Book Launch and Readings Apr 16, 3-6 pm
-Artist Open Call: Studio in the Park
Residency #5 & #6 Residency program devl.
by museum & ArtBuild w/ 150 ft of mobile studio space. In use for 4-6 wks. Proposals due
Apr 12
-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. Thru 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 SeriesApr 13, 6-
8 pm
Queens Library and Grounds & Executive
Committee Meetings POSTPONED
Scheduled meetings for Apr 13 will be rescheduled for a later date & time.
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.
-Marinella Senatore: Plaza
Universale/Social StagesApr 9-Jul 30
-Nine: 2017 Queens Museum Studio
Program Exhibition Apr 9-Aug 27
-Anna K.E.: Profound Approach and Easy
OutcomeApr 9-Feb 18, 2018
-Ronny Quevedo: no hay medio
tiempo/there is no halftimeApr 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
York College 90-24 Guy R. Brewer Blvd,
Jamaica

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
-Flux Thursday: Visions of the Future: AI
and VRApr 13, dinner @ 7 pm, discussion @
8 pm
-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
Oratorio Society of Queens 90th
Anniversary Gala RSVP by May 12.
Leonard’s Palazzo, 555 Northern Blvd, Great
Neck, Jun 25, 5:30-9:30 pm
QED Astoria 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria. More info
& tix at qedastoria.com
-Dead Parents Club Apr 10, 8:30 pm
-The Food Funny Apr 12, 7:30 pm
-Everythign Is Dumbn: A Comedy
ShowcaseApr 12, 9 pm
-Making Komics With KidsApr 14, 12 pm
-Go Ricki! Apr 13, 9 pm
-Relationsh*tApr 14, 9:30 pm
-Don’t Feed the MusiciansApr 15, 7:30 pm
-Cinder Block Comedy Festival Presents:
Tina Fey Will Be Here (*Tina Fey Will Not
Be Here) Apr 15, 9:30 pm
-Trivia For A Cause NYC($5) Apr 16, 7-9 pm
-Sip-n-ScribeApr 18, 8-10 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
-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. Thru Apr 14

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

110 Precinct Community Council Meeting
Flanders Field VFW Post 150, 51-11 108 St,
Corona, Apr 13, 7 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 5 Public Hearing and
Meeting 68-02 Metropolitan Ave, Apr 12, 7:30
pm
Dutch Kills Civic Association Meeting
Growing Up Green Charter School, 39-37 28
St, Apr 30, 7:30 pm
Earth Day-Travers Park Cleanup 78 St & 34
Ave, Apr 22, 10 am

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.
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 21; May 12, 19 &
25, 8:30 am-3 pm
IDNYC On The Go Diversity Plaza, Apr 19
BP Katz All events at Queens Borough Hall
(12-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed.
-New York State Citizen Preparedness
Corps Training Program Pre reg. req’d @
prepareny.gov. PQ4@179, 196-35 Peck Ave,
Fresh Meadows, Apr 19, 5 pm
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
QEDC 120-55 Queens Blvd
-Entrepreneur Space Business Classes:
Compelling Booth Creation for the Markets
(May 3). 3646 37 St, LIC
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
We Love Whitestone Congressional Town
Hall Feat. Congressman Thomas Suozzi. Holy
Cross Greek Orthodox Church, 11-05 150 St,
Apr 18, 7 pm

DINNER/DANCES:

Italian Charities of America Presents:
Dance the Night Away 83-20 Queens Blvd,
Apr 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
National Transgender HIV Testing Day
(Free) 83-22 Baxter Ave, Apr 18, 12-7 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)
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.

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Community Conversations With Dennis M.
Wallcott Elmhurst, Apr 12, 6-7:30 pm;
Flushing Auditorium, Apr 15, 11 am-12:30 pm;
Central Library, Apr 22, 1-2:30 pm; Sunnyside,
Apr 25, 6-7:30 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

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: Young Chefs – Croque Monsieur,
Novel Nights
-Queens County Bird Club Presents: Avian
and Human Lungs: A Comparison Presented
by Edward Eden, MD. Apr 19, 8 pm
-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

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.
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. 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 ProgramFor 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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