2017-05-03 / 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.
-Monthly Jazz Jam ($10/Free
Members, Students & Jamming
Musicians) May 3, 7-10 pm
-Global Mashup #4: Taiwan Meets
Jamaica ($16/$10 Members &
Students) May 5, dance lessons 7 pm,
concert 8 pm
-My Mom, My Doll And Me: Doll
Making Workshop & Tea Party
($20/$18 Members + $10 Doll Making
Kit) May 6, 2 pm
-Shanghai Memories: Golden Songs
from the 1930’s and 1940’s ($16/$10
Members & Students) May 6, 7:30 pm
LIC Arts Open 44-02 23 St, #321, LIC.
More info at licartsopen.org
-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
-Night At The Museum Rites of
Spring ($15) May 6, 8 pm-12 am
-After-Hours Viewings of James
Turrell’s Meeting! ($20), every Mon
beginning May 8
-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
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
-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 pm
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org
-In Search of Something Special/En busca de algo especial May 7, 1-4 pm

-Communiversity of Inclusive
Play/Communiversity Para El
Juego Inclusivo May 7, 1-4 pm
-Legislative Theatre Festival By
Theatre of the Oppressed, NYC. May
7, 1-5 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,
-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: Vanessa Williams Live In
Concert! ($65-$39) May 7, 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
Queens Council On The Arts
-Art Hotel Tour ZNYC Hotel, 11-01 43
Ave, May 4, 10:30 am
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01
Vernon Blvd, LIC. Info 718-956-
1819, socratessculpturepark.org
Queens Museum New York City
Building, Flushing Meadows Corona
-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
-Nine: 2017 Queens Museum Studio
Program Exhibition Apr 9-Aug 27
-Anna K.E.: Profound Approach
and Easy Outcome Apr 9-Feb 18,
-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


Art Fair X At Queen Of Angels
(Free) Deadline to enter is May 20.
Email sunnysideartists@gmail.com
or sunnysideartists.org for info. Jun
11, 10 am-5 pm
Bouzouki Lessons Technique, scales
and history of rebetika. Greek
Cultural Center, 26-80 30 St, Astoria,
Saturdays 12-2 pm
Flux Factory 39-31 29 St, LIC. Info
at fluxfactory.org
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Forest Hills Jewish Center 106-06
Queens Blvd, Forest Hills - May 21, 2
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
Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway,
Manhattan, May 5, 8 pm
Inagural Organ Recital With Jamie
Hitel Selections from “L’Ascention” by
Messiaen & Bach, Buxtehude, Franck,
Vaughan Williams, Widor & more. Our
Lady of Mount Carmle, 23-25 Newtown
Ave, May 7, 3 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
-Laugh It Up, Astoria Star Wars
themed stand up for May the Fourth.
May 4, 9 pm
-Transplants May 5, 7:30 pm
-Nerd Is The New Black May 6, 7:30
-The Dirty Show May 6, 9:30 pm
-Art of the Edit Sparrow Film Project
presented discussion w/ editor Ian
Blume. May 6, 12 pm
-Intro to the Art of Cardistry May 6,
12 pm
The Secret Theatre 4402 23 St, LIC.
Info secrettheatre.com
-‘You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown’
($20-$11) Limited run, 8 shows only.
May 3-8
-“Pirate Pete’s Parrot” and “Princess
Particular” ($10 Children/$15 Adults)
alternating weekends, sched online,
2:30 pm


114th Precinct Community Council
-2017 Fellowship Breakfast RSVP no
later than Apr 25, May 10, 9 am
40th Annual TD Five Boro Bike Tour
Info at bikenewyork.org, May 7

Addabbo Mobile Office Hours
-North Forest Park Library 98-27
Metropolitan Ave, May 4
-Forest Hills Library 108-19 71 Ave,
May 11
-Glendale Library 78-60 73 Pl, May
-Woodhaven Library 85-41 Forest
Pkway, May 25
-Middle Village Library 72-31
Metropolitan Ave, Jun 1
-Maspeth Library 69-70 Grand Ave,
Jun 29
Barking Lot Membership Drive Pet
adoptions, Vet Q&A, training tips,
microchip checks, giveaways, children’s face painting, temporoary pooch
hair dye & extensions & more. Please
bring new & used sweaters to be made
into dog beds! The Forest Park Barking
Lot, 80-30 Park Ln, corner of Park Ln
& Forest Park Dr, May 6 & 7, 10 am-5
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
Ceramic Painting Classes 27-14 23
Ave, Astoria. Info at ceramicpaintingclasses.com; 718.443.6228
-Mother’s Day Sale May 7, 11 am-4
-Floral Wreath Afternoon Class ($25)
May 5, 3:30-6:30 pm
-Mother & Daughter Ceramic
Painting Class ($45/pair) May 5, 7:30-
10:30 pm
-Mother’s Day Kids Afternoon Class
($20) May 3, 3:30-6:30 pm
Community Board 2 Meeting
Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31
39 St, May 4, 6:30 pm
Darkness Into Light 5km Walk
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, May
6, 5 am
FDNY Open House Your Local
Firehouse, May 6, 11 am-1 pm or 1 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
Greek American Homeowners
Association General Meeting 23-49 31
St, May 3, 7 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.

Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside will meet
the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every
month at Sidetracks 45-08 Queens
Blvd., Sunnyside 6:30 pm
LIC Springs Community Block Party
Vernon Blvd, bet. 50 & 46 Aves, May 6,
12-5 pm
LICity/Astoria Lions Club will meet
second Tuesday of the month at the
Irish Center 1040 Jackson Ave, LIC, 7
Long Island City Partnership
Make Music New York Registration
now open, visit makemusicny.org/participate, Jun 21
NYC Department of Buildings
Homeowners and Residents Night
120-55 Queens Blvd, Tuedays at 4 & 7
Overdose Prevention Seminar Learn
how to save a life. Become a certified
opioid overdose responder, free overdose rescue kit w/ Naloxone, consultation from agencies & clinic referrals.
RSVP at district19@council.nyc.gov.
Community Church of Douglaston, 39-
05 Douglaston Pkway, May 12, 7:30 pm
QEDC 120-55 Queens Blvd
-Entrepreneur Space Business
Classes: Compelling Booth Creation
for the Markets (May 3). 3646 37 St,
Queens Day In Albany Buses depart
from Bulova Corporate Ctr, 8 AM. May
Spring Garden Tours Queens
Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St, May
6, 1-2 pm
Sunnyside Lions Court Square
Festival 45 Ave bet. Jackson Ave & 23
St, May 4, 12-6 pm
Vocational Rehabilitation For the disabled & unemployed. Info at
347.510.3100, or acces.nysed.gov


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)
-The Firehouse Health Center 89-56
162 St, May 3
-Joseph Addabbo Family Health
Center 6200 Beach Channel Dr, May 4
-Office Of Assemblymember Mike
Miller 83-91 Woodhaven Blvd, May 7
Northwell Health Free Liver

Screenings Queens Crossing, May 6, 9
am-1 pm
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:


Public Art Sculpture: “Light
Spectrum,” A Beacon Lewis H Latimer
House Musuem, Leavitt St & 137 St,
Thru Aug 6
Spring Sheep Shearing at the Queens
County Farm Museum ($5) 73-50
Little Neck Pkway, May 6, 11 am-4 pm
Toys & Games From The Attic &
Beyond At Kingsland Homestead
143-35 37 Ave, thru Jun 2017


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
Virtual Tour of Queens’ Triboro
Hospital Lecture hosted by Charles
Giraudet, Roosevelt Island Library,
524 Main St, May 4, 6:30 pm


Astoria Park Alliance Spring Social
23-14 Ditmars Blvd, May 8
Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston
This week: Get Your Zen On!,
Tween/Teen Yoga, Kidz Kitchen:
Bunny Tracks & Treats, Adventure
Time: Beautiful Butterflies, Beautiful
Butterflies Ages 3-4, ECOClub: Buds
and Blossoms, Turkish Cooking With
Open Run In Astoria Park Bag check
is not provided. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers & dogs,
all welcome! Saturdays, 9 am


5 Boro Lacrosse Boys High School
Program Info at bomberslacrosseclub@aol.com, 917.282.8638 or
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.
Certified Home Health Aide Training
3-wk program, open house Mon &
Tues, 1st 2 wks/month. Info at

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
Educational Opportunities The State
Education Depart. Continuing
Education Services Vocational
Rehabilitation if you have a disability,
or unemployed visit
Grace Institute (Free) Women transition back into the workforce. For training program and info www.graceinstitute.org/admissions@graceinstitute.org.
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
Mother Daughter Paint Night ($20) St
Agnes Academic HS, 13-20 124 St,
College Point, May 4, 6:30 pm
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.
Town Hall Event w/ Chancelor Carmen
Farina. PS 171, 14-14 39 Ave, May 8, 6-
7 pm
Vaughn College Celebrates
International Drone Day Bring your
own drones, attend interactive wkshps
on design, building, programming &
certifying of drones; Zero Gravity FPV,
JJI-USA exhibition/sale of drones;
experts at aviation & drones. 86-01 23
Ave, May 6, 9:30 am
Whitepoint Cheer Squad Spring and
Fall Cheer Program For details & registration visit
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


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
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,


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


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
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,

-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.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.,
Chhaya CDC 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl.,
Jackson Hts:
-Free Citizenship Application
Assistance. Appt, info:
718.478.3848. 3rd Sundays, 2:30-6
-Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid
Soc. & Chhaya CDC, Sen. Peralta,
CM Dromm. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848
x11 Thurs 9:30 am-noon (ID
-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
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,
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network. Weekly support group, counseling sessions, referrals. Info
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
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
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
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,
-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-
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,
Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC,
-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,
-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. 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,

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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