2017-04-26 / 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.


Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern
Blvd. visit flushingtownhall.org for a full
list of events.
-QJOG 2017 Spring Jazz Festival (Free)
Apr 30, 12-10 pm
-Monthly Jazz Jam ($10/Free Members,
Students & Jamming Musicians) Jan 4, 7-
10 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
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
-Rare Batches of Satch Exclusive content from Satchmo. Rosenthal Library,
Apr 30, 2-4 pm
-Cesar Milan LIVE Colden auditorium
May 6, 8 pm
Queens Council On The Arts Creative
Conversations Monthly dinner meeting
for artists to network & organize. Open
to the general public. RSVP online.
SUNY Queens Educational Opportunity
Center, 158-29 Archer Ave, Apr 26, 8
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org
-Artist Open Call: Residency #5 & #6
Residency program w/ mobile studio
space over 4-6 wks. Proposals due Apr

-Queensway Artist’s Walk Thru an
abandoned railway projected to be linear studio space. Apr 29, 1-3 pm
-Marinella Senatore: Piazza
Universale/Social Studies Apr 9-30
-Nine: 2017 Studio Program
Exhibition Apr 9-Aug 27
-Anna K.E.: Profound Approach and
Easy Outcome Apr 9-Feb 18, 2017
-Ronny Quevedo: no hay medio tiempo/ there is no halftime Apr 9-Aug 13
-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 Performing Arts Center
Presents: Maurice Hines: Tappin
Through Life ($29-$25) Apr 30, 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
Queensboro Symphony Orchestra
Presents: Heroic Beethoven! Mary’s
Nativity Church, 46-02 Parsons Blvd,
Flushing, Apr 30, 7 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon
Blvd, LIC. Info 718-956-1819,
Queens Museum New York City
Building, Flushing Meadows Corona
-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
-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 Summer Jazz Program
Auditions Milton G Bassin performing
Arts Center, May 1, 3-6 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 June
Flux Factory 39-31 29 St, LIC. Info at
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
The Secret Theatre 4402 23 St, LIC. Info
-“Pirate Pete’s Parrot” and “Princess
Particular” ($10 Children/$15 Adults)
alternating weekends, sched online, 2:30
Songkran Thai New Year & Street
Festival Woodside Ave btw 75 & 77 Sts,
Apr 29, 12-6 pm


104th Precinct Community Council
Meeting Martin Luther High School, 60-
02 Maspeth Ave, Apr 25, 7:30 pm
105th Precinct Community Council
Meeting 92-08 222 St, Apr 26, 7 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
ACC Mobile Adoption Event 200-01 42
Ave, Apr 28, 11:30 am-3:30 pm
Addabbo Mobile Office Hours Howard

Beach Library, 92-06 156 Ave, 5:30-7 pm
-Peninsula Library 92-25 Rockaway
Beach Blvd, Apr 27
-North Forest Park Library 98-27
Metropolitan Ave, May 4
Aviation Job Fair Vaughn College, 86-01
23 Ave, Apr 27, 10 am-2 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
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
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 Meeting Sunnyside
Community Services, 43-31 39 St, May 4,
6:30 pm
Community Board 7 Meeting 154-45 6
Rd, May 2, 7-9 pm
Community District Education Council
26 Public Meeting/Business Meeting
MS 74, 61-15 Oceania St, Apr 27, 7 pm
Dutch Kills Civic Association Meeting
NOW HELD 38-21 31 St, Apr 20, 7:30
pm. Next mtg held May 11
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
Greek American Homeowners
Association General Meeting 23-49 31
St, May 3, 7 pm
Hermes Trade Expo International Info
& reg at hermesexpo.com. Apr 24 & 25 in
Hell Gate Bridge Centenary Committee
Meeting Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01
21 Ave, Apr 27, 6:30 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. May 12, 19 &
25, 8:30 am-3 pm
BP Katz All events at Queens Borough
Hall (12-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed.
-Community Board Orientation And
Training Apr 27. 10:30 am
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing Apr
27, 10:30 am
-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
-New Idea To New Venture Class Pre-reg
req’d at
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
ML Jimmy Van Bramer Town Hall w/
Mayor de Blasio Queens Vocational &
Technical High School, 37-02 47 Ave, Apr
27, 6 pm
Maspeth PTA National
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
OANA April Meeting Discussions incl
CitiBike docking, “Anchor Park” renovation, progress report on phase 2 of Hallets
Point development. RSVP at rsvp@oanany.org. 18-08 25 Rd, Apr 27, 7 pm
QEDC 120-55 Queens Blvd
-Entrepreneur Space Business
Classes: Compelling Booth Creation
for the Markets (May 3). 3646 37 St,
The Ridgewood Democratic Club
Presentsw: “Labor And The
Environment” 6070 Putnam Ave, 1
block off Fresh Pond Rd, Apr 28, 7 pm
Vocational Rehabilitation For the disabled & unemployed. Info at
347.510.3100, or acces.nysed.gov


The Queens County Conservative Party
Spring Cocktail Party Roma View
Catering, 160-05 Crossbay Blvd, Apr 27,
7:30 pm
Italian Charities of America Fashion
Show ($20) Refreshments and food will
be served. Info at 718.478.3100. 83-20
Queens Blvd, Apr 30, 2-6 pm


Elmhurst Hospital Center Presents:
The International Day of Service and
Blood Donation Drive (Free) Part of
the annual Immigrant Heritage Month
Celebration. Info from the Consulate
Generals of Colombia, the Dominican
Republic, Ecuador, Mexico, etc. Info on
MetroPlus Health Plan, East Elhurst
Colombia Lions Club & free blood
pressure screenings. Community
Medical Center Lobby 41 Ave bet. 80 &
81 Sts, Apr 29, 10 am-2 pm
Everything Kids Expo Feat. free
health fairs, games, raffles, activities &
more. LIC YMCA, 32-23 Queens Blvd,
Apr 29, 10 am-3 pm
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
New York-Presbyterian Queens “Are
You At Risk For Cancer?” Lecture 56-
45 Main St, May 2, 12:30-1 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)
-The Firehouse Health Center 89-56
162 St, May 3
-Joseph Addabbo Family Health Center
6200 Beach Channel Dr, May 4
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.


Hell Gate Centenary Celebration
Group Meeting Riccardo’s by the Bridge,
21-01 24 Avek Apr 27, 6:30 pm
Public Art Sculpture: “Light
Spectrum,” A Beacon Lewis H Latimer
House Musuem, Leavitt St & 137 St, Thru
Aug 6
Toys & Games From The Attic &
Beyond At Kingsland Homestead 143-
35 37 Ave, thru Jun 2017


Community Conversations With
Dennis M. Wallcott Sunnyside Library,
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
The Poetry Of Emily Dickinson
Douglaston/Little Neck Library, 249-01
Northern Blvd, Apr 28, 4 pm
Queens Library Meetings of the
Buildings and Grounds Committee,
the Finance and Investments
Committee, the Executive Committee
& the Board of Trustees 89-11
Merrick Blvd, Robert T Groh
Boardroom, Apr 27, 6 pm
Queens Library: 100s of events daily
visit www.queenslibrary.org, click on
programs; call Central Library
718.990.0700 or individual branches.


48th Annual Udalls Cove Cleanup
Udalls Cove Wildlife Preserve, Apr 29, 10
Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events. 228-
06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston
This week: Get Your Zen On!, Think
Tank: It’s Explosive!, Tween/Teen Yoga,
Star Gazing Wonders – Astronomy Night,
Joe Michael’s Mile Walk and Plastic Free

-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
The Douglaston Garden Club “It’s My
Park” Day 240 St, bet. 42 & 43 Ave, 10
am-2 pm
Open Run In Astoria Park Bag check is
not provided. Open to all ages, experience
levels, walkers, strollers & dogs, all welcome! Saturdays, 9 am
People’s Climate Rally The Great Lawn,
Astoria Park, Apr 28, 6:30 pm
Tour The Forest Park Greenhouse
Forest Park Dr & Woodhaven Blvd, Apr
29, 9 am-2 pm


5 Boro Lacrosse Boys High School
Program Info at
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.
Dwarf Giraffe Athletic League Tee Ball
Registration For kids ages 4 & 5.
Register in person at the DG building
(149-50 15 Rd, Whitestone) or online at
dwarfgiraffe.com. All games played at
Harvey Park, season began on Apr 8
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-
Grace Institute (Free) Women transition
back into the workforce. For training program and info
Educational Opportunities The State
Education Depart. Continuing Education
Services Vocational Rehabilitation if you
have a disability, or unemployed visit
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
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


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


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


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
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535,
-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:
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Business Assistance Calendar For business owners seeking assistance in skills.
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
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
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
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings 3rd
Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-33A
Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
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.
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-
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),
QEDC (Queens Econ. Devel. Corp.)
Resources for small business owners,
entrepreneurs, General Queens events.
Info 718.263.0546, www.queensny.
org/qedc/ (RSVP online
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,
-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
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,

Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC, 718.482.7200,
-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
-Home to Work Ctr. For displaced
homemakers. Assessment, counseling,
referrals, workshops, computer & vocational training, job search assistance.
-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,

58-20 Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck,
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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