2017-04-19 / 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:

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.
-Global Mashup #3: Mali Meets
Morocco Apr 21, dance lessons 7 pm,
concert 8 pm
-Mystic and Glamorous: Exhibiton of
Goryeo Buddhist Painting ($5
Suggested Donation/FREE Members &
Students) Opening reception Apr 22, 5-7
pm
-The Same But Different ($15/$10
Members) Equipment & materials provided. Apr 22, 3 pm
-In Arts We Trust ($5 Suggested
Donation/FREE Members & Students)
Apr 23, 7 pm
-The Moth StorySLAM: Spring
Cleaning Apr 24, 7:30 pm
-Herencia de Timbiqui ($16/$10
Members & Students) Apr 29, dance lessons 7 pm, concert 8 pm
LIC Arts Open 44-02 23 St, #321, LIC.
More info at licartsopen.org
-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
Green Space 37-24 24 St, LIC.
-Take Root ($15) Apr 21 & 22, 8 pm
-Fertile Ground ($12) Apr 23, 7 pm
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
-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
-Holi, the Spring Festival of Colors
Honoring mother earth and celebrating
Earth Day. Apr 23, 2-4 pm
-Book Launch of New Biography
Norman Bel Geddes w/ author B.
Alexandra Szerlip. Apr 23, 2-4 pm
-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
-Queens Symphony Orchestra
Presents: Romanticism & The
Nationalistic Spirit Apr 21, 7:30 pm
-Queensborough Performing Arts
Center Presents: Artrageous! ($42-$33)
Apr 23, 3 pm
-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
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01
Vernon Blvd, LIC. Info 718-956-1819,
socratessculpturepark.org
Queens Council on the Arts 37-11 35
Ave, entrance on 37 St
-Textured Sights ($10) Paintings by
Shenna Vaughn, Apr 19, 6:30-8:30 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 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
York College 90-24 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd, Jamaica
-York College Gospel Chorus
Presents: Ellington Tribute Milton G
Bassin Perfomring Arts Center. Apr 23,
3 pm

ARTS OTHER:

Beecher’s Fault Live info at licbeerproject.com. LIC Beer Project, 39-28
23 St, Apr 21, 8:30-10:30 pm
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
East Elmhurst Restaurant Week
Presented by CM Dromm, info at
eatelmhurst.com. Apr 22-29
The Floating Hospital Opening reception at Citi Center for Culture
Community Cases, Citi DeFord Gallery
Reception Area, 1 Court Sq, Apr 27, 5-
7 pm. On display thru Jun
Flux Factory 39-31 29 St, LIC. Info at
fluxfactory.org
-Wearables? Wearables. Exhibition
starts Apr 20, 7 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
From Here To Haiti Arts show fundraiser. 14-46 Utopia Pkway, Apr 22 & 23, 1-
6 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

The Queens Consort: If Music and
Poetry Agree St Mark’s Church, 33-50
82 St, Apr 22, 7 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
Songkran Thai New Year & Street
Festival Woodside Ave btw 75 & 77 Sts,
Apr 22 & 29, 12-6 pm

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

104th Precinct Community Council
Meeting Martin Luther High School, 60-
02 Maspeth Ave, Apr 25, 7:30 pm
108th Community Council Meeting
Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31
39 St, Ground Fl, Apr 25, 7 pm
114th Precinct Community Council
-Town Hall Meeting Riccardo’s by the
Bridge, 2101 24 Ave, Apr 25, 7 pm
-2017 Fellowship Breakfast RSVP no
later than Apr 25, May 10, 9 am
Addabbo Mobile Office Hours Howard
Beach Library, 92-06 156 Ave, 5:30-7 pm
Aviation Job Fair Vaughn College, 86-
01 23 Ave, Apr 27, 10 am-2 pm
Central Queens Y Holocaust Memorial
Day ($8 Voluntary Donation) w/ Josh
Aronson speaking on his book Orchestra
of Exiles: The Story of Bronislaw
Huberman, the Israel Philharmonic, and
the One Thousand Jews He Saved from
Nazi Horrors. Info at cqy.org or
718.268.5011 ext 151. Apr 24, 1:30 pm
Brandeis Holocaust Rememberance
Program (Free) Complimentary light
kosher supper will precede the program.
Reg req’d at brandeisassocation.org or
contactus@brandeisassociation.org. For
sponsorship, 718.813.5699. 89-17
Sutphin Blvd, Apr 25, 5:30 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 1 Meeting & Public
Hearing Astoria World Manor, 25-22
Astoria Blvd, Apr 19, 6:30 pm
Community Board 3 Board Meeting
Louis Armstrong Middle School, 32-02
Junction Blvd, Apr 20, 7:45 pm
Community Board 6 Meeting 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd, Ste 202, Apr 20, 7:45
pm
Community Board 7 Meeting Union
Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St, Apr
24, 7 pm
Dutch Kills Civic Association Meeting
NOW HELD 38-21 31 St, Apr 20, 7:30
pm. Next mtg held May 11
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
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
at prepare.ny.gov. P4Q @ 179, 196-35
Peck Ave, Apr 19, 5 pm
-Queens Parent Advisory Board Topic:
college admissions process. RSVP at
queensbp.org/rsvp. Apr 20, 6 pm
-Vaisakhi Celebration Hosted by
Borough President Katz. RSVP at queensbp.org/rsvp. Apr 25, 6 pm
-Community Board Orientation and
Training Apr 26, 5:30 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. 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
Vocational Rehabilitation For the disabled & unemployed. Info at
347.510.3100, or acces.nysed.gov

DINNER/DANCES:

The Queens County Conservative
Party Spring Cocktail Party Roma
View Catering, 160-05 Crossbay Blvd,
Apr 27, 7:30 pm
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.
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 Virus May cause birth defects.
There is no vaccine; also sexually transmitted; may be no symptoms. Info, maps
of affected areas: www.nyc.gov/health.

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES:

Public Art Sculpture: “Light
Spectrum,” A Beacon Lewis H Latimer
House Musuem, Leavitt St & 137 St,
Thru Aug 6

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Community Conversations With
Dennis M. Wallcott Central Library,
Apr 22, 1-2:30 pm; Sunnyside, Apr 25,
6-7:30 pm
Flushing’s Changing Landscape:
From Agrucultural To Urban
Community The Bowne House, 37-01
Bowne St, on display thru May
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: Earth Day Family
Celebration, Climate Change Information
Workshop, Wine Glass Painting –
Celebrating Earth Day, Get Your Zen On!,
Tween/Teen Yoga, Vet Tech 201, APEC
Adventure Time: Bouncing Bunnies
-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
-Public Climate Information Workshop
(Free) Apr 29, 9:30-11 am

Bird Walks With New York City
Audubon (Free) Queens Botanical
Garden 43-50 Main St, Apr 29, 9:30-
10:30 am
Earth Day In Astoria Park Nature education, volunteer opportunities & free
events. Reuse and upcycle materials to
create binoculars, bird feeders, seed
planters, bat boxes & floral wreaths.
Child friendly activities incl. a scavenger-hunt, relay races, origami, bubble wands
& prizes. Other events incl. planting, raking & gardening, shoreline cleanup,
music, fitness lessons, games, Variety
Boys & Girls Club performance, bocce
ball court grand reopening, puppet show.
RSVP on Facebook, rain date Apr 23.
Astoria Park, Apr 22, 9 am-4 pm
It’s My Park! Weeping Beech 143-1 37
Ave, Apr 22, 9 am-1 pm
Newtown Creek A-Thon Street End
Cleanup Newtown Creek at Meeker Ave
& Penny Bridge, Apr 23, 11 am-3 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 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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