2017-06-14 / 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.
- In Arts we Trust: Musitonik
Ensemble ($ 16/$ 10 Members &
Students) Jun 14, 7 pm
- Pan Asian Repertory Theatre:
Lost in Shanghai ($ 10/ Free
Members & Students) Jun 18, 4 pm
- In Arts We Trust: Musitonik
Ensemble ($ 16/$ 10 Members) Jun
14, 7 pm
The Killing Kompany Presents:
Murder at the Prom! ($ 45)
Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21- 01 24
Ave, Jun 16, 8 pm
LIC Arts Open 44- 02 23 St, # 321,
LIC. More info at licartsopen.org
- Long Island City Partnership
Presents: LIC Summit
Integrating LIC’s economic, cultural, physical & networking
assets. Museum of the Moving
Image, Jun 20, 8 am- 2 pm
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 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
The Noguchi Musuem 32- 37
Vernon Blvd, LIC
- Robert Stadler’s Cut_ Paste # 8
Engagement with the museum’s
special exhibition Solid Doubts:
Robert Stadler at the Noguchi
Museum. Jun 17, 4- 5 pm
- 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
Queens Council On The Arts
- Backlot Art Festival Artwork
drop off Jun 13, 4- 6 pm, Jun 14, 10
am- 12 pm. Festival dates Jun 24
& 25
Socrates Sculpture Park 32- 01
Vernon Blvd, LIC. Info 718- 956-
1819, socratessculpturepark.org
- Saturday Sculpture Workshop:
Road to Freedom Paper Quilting
Jun 17, 12- 3 pm
- Storytime at Socrates with
Queens Bookshop Initiative Jun
17, 12- 2 pm
- Hellgate Farm’s Urban Farming
101: Living Seeds Jun 17, 12- 3
pm
- Summer Solstice Celebration
Jun 21, 5 pm- dusk
- Folly/ Function Unveiling Jun 21,
5- 8 pm
- Road To Freedom: Paper
Quilting Workshop ( Free) For
children K- 6. Hosted by the
Queens Historical Society w/ a
focus on the Underground
Railroad. Jun 17, 12- 3 pm
- Free Yoga In The Park Every Sat
& Sun
Queens Museum New York City
Building, Flushing Meadows
Corona Park
- Queens Pride 25 Anniversary
Celebration historic pop- up exhibit and screening of Julio of
Jackson Heights Jun 18, 11: 30 am-
4 pm
- Percussia Presents: World
Premiere: Queens Composers Ft
works Immigrant Dreams by Carlo
Nicolau & International Express
by Quentin Chiappetta, in homage

to the 7 train
- Big Time Summer Art Thing for
Kids Reg. now for Jul- Aug sessions. Programs incl. Poster Art,
The Doodle Factory, Inflatable
Pavilions & Extraordinary
Sculptures from Ordinary 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:

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
- Humorgus Smorgasbord
Application deadline Jun 15.
Recieve stipends. Exhibition dates
Sept 6- 19
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: Myq Kaplan & Friends,
Neato Bedito, QED’s Two- Prov
Tournament Semi- Finals, Stand Up
For Statement Arts, Tokens
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:

104th Precinct Community
Council Sacred Heart School, 84-
05 78 Ave, Jun 20, 7: 30 pm
Addabbo Mobile Office Hours
- Maspeth Library 69- 70 Grand
Ave, Jun 29
Central Queens Y 67- 09 108 St,
Forest Hills
Community Board # 1 Public
Hearing Astoria World Manor, 25-
22 Astoria Blvd, Jun 20, 6: 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
John V. Daniels, Jr. post No.
2813 Meeting 47- 53 43 St, Jun 17,
2 pm
BP Katz All events at Queens
Borough Hall ( 12- 55 Queens Blvd)
unless otherwise listed.
- Queens Land Use Public
Hearing Jun 15, 10: 30 am
- New York State Citizen
Preparedness Corps Training
Program Pre- reg req’d at prepare. ny.gov. Rose of Sharon
Baptist Church, Jun 17, 10 am
- Human Rights Roundtable Cohosted by BP Katz & NYS
Division of Human Rights. Pre reg
req’d at rsvp@dhr.ny.gov. Jun 19,
10 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
Long Island City Expo 45 Ave
bet. Jackson Ave & 23 St, Jun 15,
10 am- 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,
Tuesdays at 4 & 7 pm
Queens Greenmarket: Sunnyside
Skillman Ave & 43 St, Saturdays,
8 am- 3 pm. Visit grownyc.org for
info
United Forties Civic Association
Meeting St Teresa’s Parish Center,
50- 22 44 St, Jun 15, 7 pm
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
Worldwide Woodisde Festival
Games, family fun, dance, music,
culture & community. 60 St- 62 St
& Woodside Ave, Jun 24 & Jul 8,
12- 4 pm

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)
- Queens Health Center 9704
Sutphin Blvd, Jun 14
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:

The Bowne House Roundtable
37- 01 Bowne St, Jun 17, 1: 30 pm
Father’s Day at Louis Armstrong
House Museum 34- 56 107 St, Jun
18, 12- 4 pm
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
-“ 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
Maple Grove Cemetery Presents:
Civil War Living Historians
Presentation Info at friendsofmaplegrove.org. 127- 15 Kew
Gardens Rd, Jun 17, 11 am- 4 pm
Toys & Games From The Attic &
Beyond At Kingsland Homestead
143- 35 37 Ave, thru Jun 2017

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

A Culture Connection Encore
With the Charles Turner Quartet
feat. 1st place winner of annual
Duke Ellington Vocal Competition
Charles Turner. Queens Library
( Central), 89- 11 Merrick Blvd, Jun
15, 6: 30- 8 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 branches.

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental
Center ( APEC) Pre- register for
ALL events. 228- 06 Northern
Blvd, Douglaston
This week: Spring Bird Walk for
Beginners, Toddler Tales: Big,
Wide- Mouthed Frog, Little
Naturalist Storytime: The
Listening Walk, Young Chefs –
Pasta Primavera
New York State Safe Boating
Class ($ 65) Taught by US Coast
Guard Auxiliary instructors.
Recreational boaters & PWC
Operators. Info 347. 336.5866, reg
a t
uscgaux120.org/ unit_ classes. html.
1 day, 8 hrs. Flotilla 12- 01, Fort
Totten Park, Jul 8, 8: 45 am- 4: 45
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 bombers lacrosseclub@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:

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
QICA Annual Meeting Seating
limited, pre- reg req’d at
718.268.5954, 718.268.5952 ( fax)
or qicany@aol.com. Queens
Borough Hall, 120- 55 Queens
Blvd, rm 213, Jun 14, 9- 11 am
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, NY 10017,
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. Walkins 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- onone 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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