2017-05-10 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts

Dates & times are subject to change. SEND INFO TWO WEEKS PRIOR to the event (this is a WEEKLY paper) to qgazette@aol.com, or 42-16 34th Ave, Astoria 11101.

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern
Blvd. visit flushingtownhall.org for a
full list of events.
-From My Mother’s Mother
($10/FREE Members & Students) May
13, 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
-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
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
-A Conversation with Steven Holl
Architects Moderated by Jimmy Van
Bramer. May 11, 6-8 pm
-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
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org
-Catch the Cool: City Through My
Senses May 13, 2-4 pm
-Poems of Light: A New New Yorkers
Workshop w/ Sol Aramendi. May 15-
Jul 10, 10 am-12 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
-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
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon
Blvd, LIC. Info 718-956-1819,
socratessculpturepark.org
-Ongoing: Free Yoga in the Park
Saturdays & Sundays.
-Saturday Sculpture workshop:
Learning from the Past May 13, 12-3
pm
Queens Museum New York City
Building, Flushing Meadows Corona
Park
-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 May 11,
6 pm
-Five Guys Named Moe May 12-14, 6
& 7 pm
-York College Summer Jazz Program
Auditions Milton G basin Performing
Arts Center, May 15, 3-6 pm
-York College Big Band Presents:
“Remembering Ella” May 17, 7 pm

ARTS OTHER:

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
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
LIC Arts-Open Meeting 10 x 10
boards ready for pickup, Mon-Fri. Must
be delivered May 12 or 13, 12-6 pm.
Garden party, May 10, festival May 17-
21.
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
-Go Ricki! May 11, 9 pm
-Fun Size and Venti May 12, 7:30 pm
-Relationsh*t! May 12, 9:30 pm
-The Revolution May 13, 7:30 pm
-End of the Line Comedy May 13,
9:30 pm
-Mother May I? May 14, 4:30 & 6 pm
-Madams of the Universe May 14,
7:30 pm
The Sacred Heart Institute Presents:
The Way Of Compassion Spring Film
Festival 3 films w/ themes. “Arrival,”
(May 12) “Lion,” (May 19) “Silence,”
May 26. Immaculate Conception
Parish, 21-47 29 St, Friday nights, 7 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

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

104th Precinct Community Council
Meeting St Margaret School, 66-10 80
St, Middle Village, May 16, 7:30 pm
110th Precinct Community Council
Meeting Flanders Field VFW Post 150,
51-11 108 St, May 11, 7 pm
114th Precinct Community Council
-2017 Fellowship Breakfast RSVP no
later than Apr 25, May 10, 9 am
Addabbo Mobile Office Hours
-Forest Hills Library 108-19 71 Ave,
May 11
-Glendale Library 78-60 73 Pl, May
18
-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
Anti Discrimination Training Queenswide. Queens library at Corona, 38-23
104 St, May 10, 9 am-5 pm
Central Queens Y 67-09 108 St, Forest
Hills

-Mideast Expert to Speak On
President Trump, Israel and the
Middle East May 15, 1:30 pm
The Chian Federation Presents: Ms.
Maia Markou (Free) Speaking on matters concerning property ownership &
inheritance, immigration and migratory
issues, taxation, pension, military
recruiting issues, authorizations-proxies. Info at 718.204.2550. Chian
Federation Cultural Center, May 12, 8
pm
CityWide SlingShots Grand Opening
35 St bet. Borden and Hunters Point
Aves, May 13, 2-6 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 1 Meeting Astoria
World Manor, 25-22 Astoria Blvd, May
16, 6:30 pm
Community Board 5 Meeting Christ
the King High School Cafeteria, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave, May 10, 7:30 pm
Community Board 6 Meeting Kew
Gardens Community Center, 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd, Ste 202, May 10,
7:45 pm
Dutch Kills Civic Association
Meeting Growing Up Green Charter
School, 39-37 28 St, May 11, 7:30 pm
Free Immigration Services in Queens
Spons. by CM Dromm & New
Immigrant Community Empowerment
(NICE). Info at cuny.edu/citizenshipnow, appointments at 212.652.2071. 71-
29 Roosevelt Ave, Mondays 9 am-5 pm
Grace Institute Administrative
Professional Program’s Evening
Health Care Sector 8 wk program.
Info, open houses, start dates, graceinstitute.org or email admissions@graceinstitute.org
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.
-Queens Borough Board Meeting
Topic TBD. May 15, 5:30 pm
-Queens Borough Cabinet Meeting
Topic TBD. May 16, 9:30 am
Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside will meet
the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every
month at Sidetracks 45-08 Queens
Blvd., Sunnyside 6:30 pm
LICity/Astoria Lions Club will meet
second Tuesday of the month at the
Irish Center 1040 Jackson Ave, LIC, 7
PM
Long Island City Partnership
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
pm

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
Shred Fest To promote ID theft prevention. Flushing Meadows Corona Park,
May 20 & 21, 10 am
Spring Giveaway Presented by CM
Elizabeth Crowley. Free trees & rain
barrels. The Shops at Atlas Park, 80-00
Cooper Ave, May 13, 11 am-3 pm
Sunnyside-Woodside Kiwanis Club
Greenpoint Ave Festival Greenpoint
Ave bet. 42 & 48 Sts, May 13, 10 am-6
pm
Talk To Tish Join Public Advocate
Letitia James for a conversation about
issues in LIC & NW Queens. RSVP at
bit.ly/2mXWBV3, rsvp@pubadvocate. nyc.gov or 212.669.4968. CUNY
Law, 2 Court Sq W, May 16, 7 pm
Vocational Rehabilitation For the disabled & unemployed. Info at
347.510.3100, or acces.nysed.gov

DINNER/DANCES:

Italian Charities of America 83-20
Queens Blvd
-Flea Market ($25/Table) May 13, 9
am-4 pm
-Dance The Night Away Food & drink
will be served. May 20, 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)
-PS 134Q 203-06 109 Ave, Hollis, May
17
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:

King Manor 150-03 Jamaica Ave. For
info call 718.206.0545 or email at contact@kingmanor.org
-Off The Beaten Track: Chamber
Works from Moravia, the
Netherlands, Sweden, Poland and

Beyond ($15/$10 Students & Seniors)
May 12
-BOGO Baroque Concert ($15) May
12
“Light Spectrum” At Lewis H.
Latimer House Museum Leavitt St &
137 St, Apr 15-Aug 6
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

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

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

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston
This week:
-Queens County Bird Club Presents:
“Becoming a Neglectful Mother:
Looking Inside the Brain of Avian
Brood Parasites” (Free) info at qcbirdclub.org. May 17, 8 pm
Dino Day Family Event Info at
fmcpc.org. Museum exhibit, interactive
show, hands-on activities, face painting,
magic show. Corona Park’s Jurassic
Playground. May 13, 10 am-1 pm
The Douglaston Garden Club
Presents: “Up Up & Away” (Free)
Flower show. Community Church of
Douglaston, 39-50 Douglaston Pkway,
May 16, 1-4 pm
Family Earth Fair Beach & park
cleanup, kayaking, underwater discovery lab, robotic fish, live animals, music
from Bayside’s. Also, Mother’s Day
crafts, Cido the Clown, compost bins,
tshirts and other giveaways. MacNeil
Park, May 13, 12-4 pm (rain date May
21)
Mother’s Day Free Jewelry
Workshop Roy Wilkins Park, May 13,
12-3 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
Seasonal Farmstand at Queens
County Farm Museum Info at
718.347.3276. 73-50 Little Neck
Pkway, May 17-Nov, Weds-Fri, 11 am-3
pm, Sat & Sun 11 am-5 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.
Certified Home Health Aide Training
3-wk program, open house Mon &
Tues, 1st 2 wks/month. Info at
718.784.6160
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
www.acces.nysed.gov.
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
SHETU “I Speak Banglish”
Workshop Series (Free) Cultural art
workshop w/ Asian-American youth,
esp. Bengali-speaking. Info at
347.494.0409 or info@shetunyc.org.
Final exhibition & prize giving TBD.
Wkshp dates: May 13, 4-6 pm; May 14,
12-2 pm
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
Queens Interagency Council on Aging
Town Hall Meeting Recent City &
State legislative accomplishments &
future goals. Pre reg at 718.268.5954 or
qicany@aol.com. May 17, 9-11 am
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

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_ invol
ved/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/eve
ntsfor 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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