2017-05-31 / 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.
-Open Mic: Fathers (Free) Jun 1, 6-9
pm
-LGBTQ Voices (Free) Diversity Plaza,
37 Rd & 74 St Jun 3, 5 pm
-Monthly Jazz Jam Feat. Carol
Sudhalter. Jun 7, 7-10 pm
International Music Festival (Free/$10
Q&A/$20 Evening Concerts) Jamaica
Performing Arts Center, 153-10 Jamaica
Ave, Jun 3 1-9 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
-Art And Practice With For Freedoms
Jun 1, 6-8:30 pm
-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 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
The Noguchi Musuem 32-37 Vernon
Blvd, LIC
-Community Day Jun 4, 11 am-5 pm
-Free First Days 1st Fri of every month is
free, w/ tours in English and Japanese at 2
pm
Only In Queens Summer Festival
Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Jun 11
Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org
-Never Built New York: Dare To Dream
Back the project on Kickstarter & get special ltd. edition rewards incl. 3D printed
models used on the Panorama, a blueprint
form the 1939 World’s Fair, signed copies
of the Never Built New York book &
more. Sept 17-Feb 18 2018
-Poems of Light: A New New Yorkers
Workshop w/ Sol Aramendi. May 15-Jul
10, 10 am-12 pm
-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
-Creative Conversations SUNY Queens
Educational Center, 158-29 Archeer Ave,
May 31, 6-8 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon
Blvd, LIC. Info 718-956-1819, socratessculpturepark.org
-Free Yoga In The Park Sat & Sun
-Jazz At Socrates I: Rene McLean
Quartet Jun 1, 6:30-8 PM
-Made at Socrates: Indigo Dyeing Jun
4, 1-3 pm
-Nari Ward: G.O.A.T First solo art exhibition. On view thru Sept 4, opening celebration on Jun 3, 3-7 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
York College 90-24 Guy R. Brewer Blvd,
Jamaica

ARTS OTHER:

Astoria Bookshop
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

-Opening Reception: An Invocation at
a Moment of Cataclysm Jun 2, 7-10 pm
-Flux A Thon 2017 Info at
fluxfactory.org. Parade from Flux Factory
to Smiling Hogshead Ranch (39-31 29 St,
LIC) followed by a garden party. Jun 10,
4 pm
-Humorgus Smorgasbord Application
deadline Jun 15. Recieve stipends.
Exhibition dates Sept 6-19
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: Transplants, Line Break, Nerd
is the New Black, The Dirty Show, The
Dream Team Variety Hour, Repeater,
Astoria Drink & Draw, Sparrow Film
Project Presents: Make the Color Grade,
The Idea Workshop: Improv in
Cartooning & Comics, Write that F*cking
Pilot, Frank Conniff’s Cartoon Dump,
Dunces N’ Dragons, QED’s Two-Prov
Tournament (Prelim Round #1), Brian
Sills Photography Opening Reception
Russian Movie Night (Free) Info at
greekculturalcenter.org. 26-80 30 St, May
31, 8 pm
The Secret Theatre 4402 23 St, LIC.
Info secrettheatre.com
-“Pirate Pete’s Parrot” and “Princess
Particular” ($10 Children/$15 Adults)
alternating weekends, sched online, 2:30
pm
-Broadway Summer Camp Reg. at
secrettheatre.com. Jul 10-Aug 4, separated by weeks.

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

114 Pct Neighborhood Community
Discussion Boulevard Gardens Assembly
Hall, 51-42 31 Ave, Jun 1, 7-8 pm
Addabbo Metrocard Van Howard
Beach Senior Center, 155-55 Cross Bay
Blvd and Broad Channel Library, 10 am-
12 pm, E 12 St & Cross Bay Blvd, 1-3
pm, May 31
Addabbo Mobile Office Hours
-Middle Village Library 72-31
Metropolitan Ave, Jun 1
-Maspeth Library 69-70 Grand Ave, Jun
29
Astoria Park Carnival Rides, games,
fair food & more. Astoria Park, 100 Hoyt
Ave N., Jun 7-11, 5-11 pm Jun 7-9; 12-11
pm Jun 10 &11
Central Queens Y 67-09 108 St, Forest
Hills
-100 Years of NYS Women’s Sufferage
Talk on 19th century Jewish feminists.
Feat. Prof Bonnie Anderson on The
Rabbi’s Atheist Daughter. Jun 5, 1:30 pm
Community Board 2 Meeting
Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31
39 St, Jun 1, 6:30 pm
Community Education Council 24
Meeting PS 91, 68-10 Central Ave, Jun 5,
7 pm

Community Education Council 30
Meeting 28-11 Queens Plaza N, Jun 5,
6:30 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
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
CM Koo Presents: Rain Barrel
Giveaway RSVP at 718.88.8747. Limit 1
barrel per household. Queens Botanical
Garden, 43-50 Main St, Jun 3, 10 am-1
pm
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
Greek American Homeowner’s
Association General Meeting 23-39 31
St, Jun 7, 7 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
BP Katz All events at Queens Borough
Hall (12-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed.
-Shred Day Hosted in partnership with
Comptroller Stringer & AARP New York
(limit 3 boxes per household). Big Six
Towers, 59-15 47 Ave, Jun 1, 12-3 pm
-Next “New Idea To New Venture”
Class Pre-reg req’d at
queensny.org/qedc/business/events. Jun
5, 6 pm
-Annual Queens Iftar Hosted by BP
Katz. RSVP at queensbp.org/rsvp. Jun 6,
6 pm
Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside will meet
the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every
month at Sidetracks 45-08 Queens Blvd.,
Sunnyside 6:30 pm
LICity/Astoria Lions Club will meet
second Tuesday of the month at the Irish
Center 1040 Jackson Ave, LIC, 7 PM
Long Island City Partnership
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 21

NYC Department of Buildings
Homeowners and Residents Night 120-
55 Queens Blvd, Tuedays at 4 & 7 pm
Open House LaGuardia Community
College, Rm E 500, 31-10 Thomson Ave,
Jun 6, 6:30-8:30 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
Queens Greenmarket: Sunnyside
Skillman Ave & 43 St, Saturdays, 8 am-3
pm. Visit grownyc.org for info
Street Activities
-PopUp New York LIC YMCA Court Sq,
45 Ave bet. Jackson Ave & 23 St, Jun 1,
12-6 pm
-PS 78Q, PTA Center Blvd, bet 48 & 49
Aves, Jun 3, 12-5 pm
-Sunnyside Shines, Healthy Saturdays
Lowery Plaza, Jun 3, 9 am-1 pm
Street Renaming Hosted by CM
Elizabeth Crowley. RSVP at
718.366.3900 or at
ecrowley@council.nyc.gov. Intersection
of 47 & 48 Sts, Woodside, Jun 3, 11 am
Vocational Rehabilitation For the disabled & unemployed. Info at
347.510.3100, or acces.nysed.gov
Whitestone Fall In House Football
League ($250) For info and to register
contact
whitepointyouthfootball@aol.com or
John McArdle at 347.322.0374

DINNER/DANCES:

The Chocolate Factory Theater
Presents: 12th Annual Taste of Long
Island City Info at chocolatefactorytheater.org. The Lot at Kaufman Astoria
Studios, Jun 6, 5:30-8:30 pm
Italian Charities of America 83-20
Queens Blvd. Info at 718.478.3100
-Dance The Night Away Food, coffee
and tea avail. Jun 3 & 17, 8 pm-12 am
-Flea Market $25/table. Food & beverages available. Jun 10, 9 am-4 pm

HEALTH:

CaringKind Presents: Understanding
Dementia for Caregivers Pre reg req’d at
646.744.2900. 208-11 26 Ave, Jun 7, 3-5
pm
Elmhurst Hospital Health Fair
Community Medical Center, 41 Ave bet.
80 & 81 Sts. Jun 1, 10 am-2 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)
-Joseph Addabbo Family Health
Center 6200 Beach Channel Drive, Jun 1
-Joseph Addabbo Family Health
Center: Rockaway 1288 Central Ave,
Jun 2
-Joseph Addabbo Family Health
Center: Jamaica 11439 Sutphin Blvde,
Jun 2
-PS 233 91-30 Metropolitan Ave, Jun 3
-Mt Zion Baptist Church 106-60 Union
Hall, Jun 3
-People’s United Methodist Church
1415 31 Rd, Jun 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.

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES:

King Manor 150-03 Jamaica Ave. For
info call 718.206.0545 or email at contact@kingmanor.org
Lewis H Latimer House Museum
Leavitt St & 137 St, Apr 15-Aug 6
-Crochet Workshop Jun 3, 2:30 pm
-“Light Spectrum” At Lewis H.
Latimer House Museum
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-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 branches.
Story Sharing Afternoon (Free) Parish
Hall of Queen of Angels Church, 44 St &
Skillman Ave, Jun 3, 2-4 pm

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events. 228-
06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston
This week: Get Your Zen On!, Vet Tech
201, Horshoe Crabs of Long Island
Sound, World Environment Day, APEC
Adventure Time: Buzzing Bees, Anti-
Inflammatory Diet Workshop,
Tween/Teen Yoga, World Environment
Day Guided Walk, Busy Buzzing Bees
-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
Hunters Point Parks Conservancy
-LIC 5K Run Jun 3, 10:30 am-5:30 pm
Physical Activities At Flushing
Meadows Corona Park
-High Intensity Workout The
Unisphere, May 31, 9-10 am
-Yoga The Unisphere, May 31, 10-11 am
-Troops for Fitness: “Meditation” The
Unisphere, Jun 1, 7-8 am
-New York Road Runners Open Run
and Walk Jun 1, 7-8 pm
-National Learn to Row Day on
Meadow Lake Jun 3, 10 am-1 pm
Newtown Creek Alliance
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
Sunnyside Up Free Pre-Kindergarten
Students must be 4 yrs old, born in 2013.
Call 718.784.6173 ext 410 or email
prek@scsny.org.

Whitepoint Cheer Squad Spring and
Fall Cheer Program For details & registration visit whitepointyouthfootball.com.
Woodside On The Move Adult
Computer Classes Basic computer skills.
Reg at 718.476.8449 ext 16. Mondays for
12 wks, 5:30-7:30 pm & Wednesdays 3-5
pm

SENIORS:

Free Memoir Writing Workshop
Explore themes of family, travel, work &
community w/ local author & NYU professor Nancy Agabian. Reading & discussion of memoirs will prompt writing exercises. Supportive feedback from the
group will help. Workshop culminates in
reading to the public at end of Jun.
Seniors 60+ only. Info at nancyagabian@gmail.com or 718.335.7272.
Newtown Italian Senior Center, 83-20
Queens Blvd, Mon & Weds 10 am-noon,
thru Jun 14
Met Council’s Project Metropair: Free
Home Repairs Svcs incl: bathtub grab
bars, smoke & Carmon monoxide detector, door locks, window locks & screens,
railings, light bulbs, sinks & faucets,
holes, cracks & dents in wall, winterizing
windows, more. Required: 60+ yrs, NYC
resident, show financial need. Info at
212.453.9542, 212.453.9607 or
metropair@metcouncil.org
Queens AARP Chorus Looking for
retired people to sing at nursing homes
and AARP chapters. Meet every Fri @ 1
pm. Clearview Self Help Center, 208-11
26 Ave, Bayside
The Samuel Field Y 58-20 Little Neck
Pkway, Little Neck
-The Early Stage Memory Care
Program Daily Support Group Info at
718.225.6750, ext 331. Tues & Thurs, 10
am-2 pm
Technology Classes For Seniors (Free)
Available to all Queensbridge residents.
Mon/Wed: Beyond the Basics (in
Spanish), Computer Basics. Tues/Fri:
Beyond the Basics, Financial Literacy,
Social Networking. Queensbridge Jacob
A. Riis Senior Center, 10-25 41 Ave, LIC

STREET:

Queens Greenmarket Sunnyside
Saturdays Skillman Ave & 43 St. 8 am to
3 pm. Textile & rechargeable battery
recycling 9 am to 1 pm
Food Scrap Collection (by big! compost)
10 am to 1 pm. Info at grownyc.org

ONGOING EVENTS; ORGANIZATIONS

General Interest:

ACQC For Undocumented Immigrants
(Advocacy Ctr. of Qns Cty) Receive a
Soc. Sec. Card through the DACA, Legal,
Housing, Health Educ., Mental Health,
Education, Case Mgmt., Food &

Nutrition and Syringe Exchange. Main
site 161-21 Jamaica Ave., 6th Fl, Jamaica,
718-896-2500, (also in Woodside & Far
Rockaway.)
AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening,
support. 16, 228 East 45th Street, New
York,NY10017,
www.americaworks.com, 212. 599.5627.
Also in Jamaica and Far Rockaway
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535, animalscanttalk@aol.com
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, Atlas Park, 80-36,
Cooper Ave., 718.326.6070, www.bobbiandthestrays.org/Adopt.aspx.
-Kitty Karetakers of Queens Astoria,
Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside:
7186707221, kittykaretakers@gmail.com
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
www.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Business Assistance Calendar For business owners seeking assistance in skills.
www.queensbp.org.
Earth Day NYS DEC new user-friendly
website navigation by topic: Outdoor
Recreation; Animals, Plants, Aquatic
Life; Chemical and Pollution Control;
Lands and Waters; Education; Energy;
Permits and Licenses; Public
Involvement and News; Regulations and
Enforcement; Publications, Forms, Maps,
etc. Info visit www.dec.ny.gov
Free Services: Immigration /
Naturalization, Senior Benefits,
Community Health Advocate. 93-03
Roosevelt Ave 2R, Jackson Heights;
Flushing Office 133-04 39 Ave., Flushing
Chhaya CDC 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl.,
Jackson Hts:
-Free Citizenship Application
Assistance. Appt, info: 718.478.3848.
3rd Sundays, 2:30-6 pm
-Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc. &
Chhaya CDC, Sen. Peralta, CM Dromm.
Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: By
APPOINTMENT 718.478.3848
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48 Ave,
Woodside, info 718.672.4848 x11 Thurs
9:30 am-noon (ID required)
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food only,
photo ID. Basement Rectory, 35-20
Greenpoint Ave, LIC, 718.729.8957.
Thurs 10:30 am- noon, Sat 1:30-3 pm
-St. Teresa 50-20 45 St, Woodside, info
718.784.2123 x22 • Tues, 6-7pm (Photo
ID Required)
-Community Food Pantry By Queens
Community House & Forest Hills
Interfaith Community, Food Bank for
NYC. Forest Hills Community Center,
108-25 62nd Dr. - Last Wednesday of
every month, 6-8 pm
Free Citizenship Classes Emerald Isle
Immigration Ctr, 59-26 Woodside Ave.
2nd floor, Woodside, More Info call/text
646-545-7214 - Mon, Tues, 6 - 9 pm
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The #2

cancer killer. Age 50+, once a decade.
Info for screening American Cancer Soc
800.227.2345.
Free English Classes for Adults Queens
Community House, 108-25 62 Dr., Forest
Hills. Info 718-592-5757 ext. 216
Free Housing Legal Services For
Corona, Corona Heights, Elmhurst,
Lefrak City. Facing eviction, need repairs,
roommate issue, Call 718-316-9993
AAFE Jackson Heights 93-03 Roosevelt
Ave, 2R, Jackson Heights.
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc. &
Chhaya CDC, Sponsored by Sen. Peralta,
CM Dromm. 37-43 77 St, Jackson Hts,
2nd Floor. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30
pm: Call for appt 718.478.3848.
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings 3rd
Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-33A
Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
718.651.1917.
Freeze Your Rent Seniors/ disabled in
rent-controlled/stabilized apts freeze rent
below 1/3 your income w/ SCRIE or
DRIE; gives landlord tax credit. Age 62+,
on SSI, SSDI, Vets’ Disability. Total
income below $50K. Bring: proof of
income, rent, age. Astoria Restoration
Assn, 31-28 Ditmars Blvd, hrs: M-F, 11
am-4 pm, 718.726.0034.
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network. Weekly support group, counseling sessions, referrals. Info 718.777.6941
Jackson Heights Community Chorus
Tues rehearsals. Renaissance Charter
School, 35-59 81 St, Info 917.200.5779.
Tuesday rehearsals 7:30-9:30 pm
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands
of jobs on construction projects by Gov.
Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/ jobs/regional. shtm.
Jobs: Queens Workforce 1 Career
Center, 168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl,
Jamaica. Info 718.557.6755, www.nycgov/workforce1
New York Irish Center, Pieta House 10-
40 Jackson Ave, LIC. Free, professional,
confidential, therapeutic approach to people in crisis. 718.482.0909. Info
newyorkirishcenter.org. Also:
-Senior Computer Club Sat., 11-1 pm
-Knit and Natter Club Tues. 11-1 pm
-Senior Lunch Club Weds., 1-4 pm
NYC CERT: Community Emergency
Response Team. 10-week training.
www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/get_involved/cert.shtml.
NYC Recovers: Work Progress
Program. Qualified service providers
needed to deliver program. Program reimburses wages paid to hurricane-affected
residents age 16+. Visit www.nyc.gov,
NYC Recovers: Work Progress link.
NYC Department of Veterans’ Services
NEW & first of its kind Queens Satellite
Office. Queens Borough Hall, Ste 222,
120-55 Queens Blvd. Enhanced accessibility for veterans to services. Walk-ins
welcome. Info 718.286.2868.
Tues thru Thurs, 10 am- 2 pm
NYC Home-STAT the Homeless
Outreach & Mobile Engagement Street
Action Teams. Homelessness prevention
programs, transition and permanent housing.

Contact Community Board #2
718.533.8773, qno2@cb.nyc.gov.
NYC Small Business Support Center
Business courses, one-on-one help; Easy
access to the services needed to start,
operate and grow your business. Visit
www.nyc.gov/business or call 718-570-
8500
Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA). Can help get noncustodial parents’ child support, help locate them,
paternity, court orders, medical support,
collection & medicaid. 32-20 Northern
Blvd, 6th Fl. (Honeywell St. entrance),
718.784.6979.
QEDC (Queens Econ. Devel. Corp.)
Resources for small business owners,
entrepreneurs, General Queens events.
Info 718.263.0546, www.queensny.org/qedc/ (RSVP online
www.QueensNY.org/qedc/business/events for all unless otherwise noted):
-Made In Queens (MiQ) Pop-up Store
27-24 Queens Plaza South, ft. new products every month. Looking for entrepreneurs, locally made and artisanal crafts,
food products, more, to sell there. Sign
up, info www.madeinqueens.nyc/
Riders Alliance Organizing mass transit
riders for affordable fares, service restoration, general improvements. www.ridersny.org., 212-590-9427
Sunnyside Community Svcs. (free)
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications. 718.784.6173 x110; Free training to
be Home Health Aide, job placement.
718.784.6160 x338; Longterm care, in
home or adult day care; applying for
Medicaid & other benefits; Education &
caregiver skills; wellness activities.
English/Spanish. 43-31 39th St,
Sunnyside. Info www./scsny.org,
718.906.0660;
-Social Adult Day Program for people
living with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or
physical impariments. Services include;
hot lunch, medication reminders, personal care, music and art therapy, gentle exercise, yoga, celebrations and special
events. To schedule call Naomi at 718-
786-9273
Tree Guard Program To request trees or
protect extant trees. For more info, visit
www.nycparkstreeguard.com
Volunteer Opportunities:
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc.
Info 718.2611092 x5523.
-Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be a
Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
-Public Benefit Counselor Volunteers
age 55+, 212.614.5412, www.cssny.org
Thursday Workshop for Latinas In
Spanish; Info on health & safety issues
for immigrant Latinas: HIV/AIDS,
Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse,
Sexuality, Depression, Self Esteem. Voces
Latinas office, 37-63 83 St., Suite 1B,
Jackson Hts - Thurs, noon - 2 pm
Vocational Rehabilitation State
Education Department Office of Adult
Career and Continuing Education
Services Queens District Office, 11-15

47th Ave, LIC. For persons w/ disability
& unemployed Info 347.510.3100,
www.acces.nysed.gov
Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLL.
31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC, 718.482.7200,
www.laguardia.edu/acereg.
-CUNY Fatherhood Academy 4-month,
3 day a week program Recruiting Now
(free; ages 18-24; unemployed/underemployed) LAGCC, Rm C225, 29-10
Thomson Avenue, LIC. Learn rights and
responsibilities as a father, explore
careers, get work experience, learn about
parenting, earn High school Equivalency
Diploma, and prepare for college. Info
718.730.7336, dspeal@lagcc.cuny.edu
-Free GED Program at Adult Learning
Center, 718.482.5385
-Green Jobs Training Program Apply
www.greenworkforcenyc.org,
718.663.8407
-Home to Work Ctr. For displaced
homemakers. Assessment, counseling,
referrals, workshops, computer & vocational training, job search assistance.
718.482.5166.
-NYC Home-STAT the Homeless
Outreach & Mobile Engagement Street
Action Teams - Homelessness prevention
programs, transition and permanent housing. Contact Community Board #2
718.533.8773, qno2@cb.nyc.gov.
-Practical Nurse Program funding
available. 718.609.2130
-Veterans Only: Evening College Prep
and GED Classes (free) Info Elizabeth
Allen at 718.482.5386 / 5231,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu/veterans.

SAMUEL FIELD Field YM & YWHA
58-20 Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck,
718.225.6750.
Ongoing registration. RSVP, info
718.423.6111 ext 242; email
ASmith@sfy.org. Progs $5 per family:
-Indoor Playground ($7 for one adult,
one child; $2 for each add’l) for age 5 and
under, must be w/ adult. climbers,
bridges, balance beam, activities; sneakers required; No registration.
Weds 10:45-11:45 am, 718.225.6750 ext
229, Email CGiancola@sfy.org
-Gym and Creative Exploration ($5 per
family; ages 3-5 with developmental disabilities & their families) Little Neck -
Wednesdays, 3-4:30 pm
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play ($5 per
family; ages 3-5 with developmental disabilities & their families) At Bay Terrace
Ctr, 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside. Mondays 3-
4:30 pm

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