2017-05-24 / 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
-Carnegie Hall’s Neighborhood Concerts:
Le Vent Du Nord May 26, 7 pm dance lesson
8 pm concert
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
advance tix. LIC residence w/ proof of residency in ZIPs 11101-11109 receive 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
-James Caan Film Festival Incl. Theif, el
Dorado, The Rain People, Cinderella Liberty,
Brian’s Song, The Killer Elite, Rollerball,
Misery, The Yards, Slither, Honeymoon in
Vegas, Bottle Rocket. May 19-28
The Noguchi Musuem 32-37 Vernon Blvd,
-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
-Poems of Light: A New New Yorkers
Workshop w/ Sol Aramendi. May 15-Jul 10,
10 am-12 pm
-Marinella Senatore: Piazza
Universale/Social StudiesApr 9-30
-Nine: 2017 Studio Program Exhibition Apr
9-Aug 27
-Anna K.E.: Profound Approach and Easy
OutcomeApr 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,
-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
-Lights, Camera, Music! ($40) Fundraiser.
May 28, 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
-Creative Conversations New York Tibetan

Service Center, 83-02A Broadway, 3 fl, may
26, 7-9 pm
-Artist Talk With Erin Treacy The Paper
Factory Hotel, 37-06 36 St, May 30, 7:30-9:30
-Creative Conversations II SUNY Queens
Educational Opportunity Center, 158-29
Archer Ave, May 31, 6-8 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon Blvd,
LIC. Info 718-956-1819, socratessculpturepark.org
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop:
Unconventional Figure Drawing May 27, 12-
3 pm
-Memorial Day Paddle in Hallets Cove Tide
permitting. May 29, 1-4 pm
-Nari Ward: G.O.A.T First solo art exhibition.
On view thru Sept 4, opening celebration on
Jun 3, 3-7 pm
-Ongoing: Free Yoga in the Park Saturdays &
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 StagesApr 9-Jul 30
-Nine: 2017 Queens Museum Studio
Program Exhibition Apr 9-Aug 27
-Anna K.E.: Profound Approach and Easy
OutcomeApr 9-Feb 18, 2018
-Ronny Quevedo: no hay medio
tiempo/there is no halftimeApr 9-Aug 13
-Commonwealth: Water For All Thru Jul 30
Queens Symphony Orchestra Concert
Series Presented by CM Ulrich. RSVP at
718.570.0909. Concerts at All Saints Episcopal
Church, Nativity of the Blesed Virgin Mary,
West End Temple, Our Lady of Perpetual Help
School & Russo’s on the Bay. Thru May 15
York College 90-24 Guy R. Brewer Blvd,


Astoria Bookshop
-YA Book Club: “Exit, Pursued by a Bear”
May 27, 1-2 pm
-Bookshop Book Club: Inferno May 28, 1-2
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
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
Greek Cultural Center Movie Night (Free)
26-80 30 St, Astoria. Wednesdays at 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. Tix &
info at qedastoria.com
This week: Stand and Deliver, Chillin’ with

Bae, Human Centipede Comedy Show, Sh*t
You Should Know, Hashtag Comedy,
Immigrant Jam, Magtag Variety Hour,
Cardistry, Killer Klowning, Invitation to Love
Live, No Such Thing As Love, I Laugh To
Keep From Crying, Sex Workers Stand Up
Showcase, Laugh It Up Astoria
Rite of Summer Music Festival w/ John
Cage, Julia Wolfe, Caroline Shaw, Steve Reich
& Talujon Percussion performing Dark Full
Ride. Governor’s Island, May 27, 1 & 3 pm
Russian Movie Night (Free) Info at greekculturalcenter.org. 26-80 30 St, May 31, 8 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
-Queens Borough Arts Festival Performing
Arts Night May 28, 6-9 pm
-“Pirate Pete’s Parrot” and “Princess
Particular” ($10 Children/$15 Adults) alternating weekends, sched online, 2:30 pm


Addabbo Mobile Office Hours
-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
American Legion Post 1836 Memorial Day
Ceremony Boulevard Gardens, 31 Ave & 54
St, May 29, 10 am
Central Queens Y 67-09 108 St, Forest Hills
Community Education Council 24 Meeting
PS 58, 72-24 Grand Ave, May 23, 5 pm
Community Education Council 26 Ballroom
Dancing Celebration MS 74 Nathaniel
Hawthorne, 61-15 Oceania St, May 30, 7 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
CM Dromm Pre-Queens LGBT Pride
Parade Breakfast Fundraiser ($50-$2750)
RSVP to dromm2017.treasurer@gmail.com.
Jewish Center of Jackson Heights, 37-07 77 St,
Jun 4, 10 am-11:30 am
District 26 Scholarship Event Wine & cheese
happy hour 3 pm ($15), racing at Belmont Race
Track. Make Check payable to District 26 UFT
Scholarship Fund, 97-77 Queens Blvd, 5 Fl,
Rego Park NY 11374. Jun 2, 3 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
Get WMBE Certified May 25, 10 am
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 25, 8:30 am-3 pm
IDNYC Pop Up Enrollment Site
Appointments preferred, walk-ins not guaranteed.

Visit nyc.gov/idnyc to make an appointment. Sherpa Cultural Center, 41-58 73 St,
May 31-Jun 8
Jamaica Bay Horseshoe Crab Festival w/
Deborah Cramer, author of The Narrow Edge:
A Tiny Bird, An Ancient Crab, and an Epic
Journey giving a presentation. May 27, 1 pm
BP Katz All events at Queens Borough Hall
(12-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed.
-Queens Parent Advisory Board Hosted by
Borough President Katz. RSVP at
queensbp.org/rsvp. May 24, 6 pm
-Memorial Day Observance Ceremony
Hosted by Borough President Katz RSVP at
queensbp.org/rsvp. May 24, 11 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
Made in Queens Store Queens-made goods
incl food, apparel, art & accessories. Resobox
Gallery & Cafe, 41-26 27 St, Mon-Fri, May 8-
Jun 2, 12-4 pm & 6-10 pm; Sat 12-10 pm; Sun
12-6 pm
Make Music New York Registration now
open, visit makemusicny.org/participate, Jun
NYC Department of Buildings Homeowners
and Residents Night 120-55 Queens Blvd,
Tuesdays at 4 & 7 pm
New York City Ballet Family Saturdays $5
discounted tickets. David H Koch Theatre,
Lincoln Ctr, May 27, 11 am-12 pm
Rain Barrel Giveaway Hosted by AM Pheffer
Amato & Sen. Addabbo. Broad Channel
American Legion, 209 Cross Bay Blvd, May
21, 10 am-3 pm, NYFAC, 164-14 Cross Bay
Blvd, Jun 10, 10 am-1 pm
Vocational Rehabilitation For the disabled &
unemployed. Info at 347.510.3100, or
Woodside On The Move’s Woodside Avenue
Festival Woodside Ave bet. Roosevelt Ave &
65 Pl, May 27, 10 am-6 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
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)
-Sunnyside Community Services 41-31 39 St,
May 26
-Hosted by: First Baptist Church’s Soul’s
Temple Wellness Ministry 100-10 Astoria
Blvd, May 27
-Iglesia Adventista del septimo Dia de
Corona 40-32 102 St, May 28
Travel Warning for Pregnant Women: Zika
VirusMay cause birth defects. There is no vaccine; also sexually transmitted; may be no

symptoms. Info, maps of affected areas:


King Manor 150-03 Jamaica Ave. For info call
718.206.0545 or email at contact@kingmanor.org
-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


Flushing’s Changing Landscape: From
Agrucultural To Urban Community The
Bowne House, 37-01 Bowne St, on display thru
Queens Library Meetings of the Buildings
and Grounds Committee, Finance and
Investments Committee, Executive
Committee & Board of Trustees Central
Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd, May 25, 6:30 pm
Queens-Wide Anti-Discrimination Training
Register at projectreachnyc.org or
917.749.6116. Queens Library at Corona, 38-
23 104 St
Queens Library: 100s of events daily visit
www.queenslibrary.org, click on programs; call
Central Library 718.990.0700 or individual


Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC)
Pre-register for ALL events. 228-06 Northern
Blvd, Douglaston
-World Environment Day Incl. Get Your Zen
On, Horseshoe Crabs Of Long Island Hike,
Tween/Teen Yoga, APEC Adventure Time –
Buzzing Bees, Anti-Inflammatory Diet
Workshop, Guided Walk, Concert for the
Environment. Jun 3
-Concert For The Environment ($20-$30)
Concert for all over age 10, VIP reception
adults only. Feat. the folk songs of Gathering
Time. Jun 3, 6:30 pm
Newtown Creek Alliance
-Community Partner Award Honoring
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


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
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-
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
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
Yeshiva Of Central Queens Presents No One
Eats Alone Day Yeshiva of Central Queens,
147-37 70 Rd, Flushing, May 25, 12 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
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


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 Rockaway
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations always
-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.
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
-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, 4:30-6:30 pm: By APPOINTMENT
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
-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, 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.
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.
-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
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 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-
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-
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, 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
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.
-Veterans Only: Evening College Prep and
GED Classes (free) Info Elizabeth Allen at
718.482.5386 / 5231, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/veterans.

20 Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck,
Ongoing registration. RSVP, info 718.423.6111
ext 242; email ASmith@sfy.org. Progs $5 per
-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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