2017-06-21 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Bronwyn Davila. 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.


2017 Independence Celebration
Astoria Park Lawn, Jun 29, 7:30 pm
Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern
Blvd. visit flushingtownhall.org for a
full list of events.
-Queensboro Symphony Chamber
Music (Free) Jun 23, 11 am
-Taking it to the Streets: 1950s NY
Through the Lens of Flushing
Photographer Frank Oscar Larson
($5 Suggested Donation/Free Members
& Students) Ongoing exhibit, opening
reception Jun 25, 1-3 pm
-Moth StorySLAM: Culture Shock
Jun 26, 7:30 pm
LIC Arts Open 44-02 23 St, #321, LIC.
More info at licartsopen.org
-Yeon Ji Yoo: Undertow LIC Arts Open
Gallery, The Factory, 30-30 47 Ave, Jun
22-Jul 20, 6-9 pm
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC
-Press Preview of Lumen Jun 27, 5-
6:30 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.
Call718.784.2084 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
Make Music New York Volunteer to
bring music to life. Info at makemusicny.org. Jun 21
The Noguchi Musuem 32-37 Vernon
Blvd, LIC
Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org
-Free Drop-In Family Workshops
Saturdays, 1-4 pm
-Free Guided Tours 2 PM (English),
3 pm (Spanish, 4 pm Panorama of the
City of New York Tour (English)
-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,
-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 All day, Jun 24
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01
Vernon Blvd, LIC. Info 718-956-
1819, socratessculpturepark.org
-Socrates Farmers Market Summer
Saturdays, 8 am-4 pm
-Summer Solstice Celebration Jun
21, 5 pm-dusk
-Folly to Function: Circle Shade-
2PiR4 Opening Celebration Jun 21,
5-8 pm
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop:
Who Am I? Zine Making Jun 24, 12-
3 pm
-LIC & Astoria Love Letter Five
Boro Story Project Jun 24, 1-4 pm
-Metropolitan Opera’s Summer
Recital Jun 24, 7-8:30 pm
-Made at Socrates: Upcycled
Bookbinding Jun 25, 1-3 pm
-Paddling at Hallets Cove Tide permitting. Jun 25, 1-4 pm
-Newtown Literary Issue #10
Launch Reading Jun 25, 4-6 pm
-Summer Solstice Celebration Jun
21, 5 pm-dusk
-Folly/Function Unveiling Jun 21, 5-
8 pm
-Free Yoga In The Park Every Sat &
Queens Museum New York City
Building, Flushing Meadows Corona
-Percussia Presents: World
Queens Symphony Orchestra
Annual Spring Gala To RSVP visit
queenssymphony.org. Russo’s on The
Bay, 162-45 Cross Bay Blvd, Jun 28,
7 pm
Queens Composers Ft works
Immigrant Dreams by Carlo Nicolau
& International Express by Quentin
Chiappetta, in homage to the 7 train
-Big Time Summer Art Thing for
Kids Reg. now for Jul-Aug sessions.
Programs incl. Poster Art, The Doodle
Factory, Inflatable Pavilions &

Extraordinary Sculptures from
Ordinary Trash.
-Marinella Senatore: Plaza
Universale/Social Stages Apr 9-Jul
-Nine: 2017 Queens Museum Studio
Program Exhibition Apr 9-Aug 27
-Anna K.E.: Profound Approach
and Easy Outcome Apr 9-Feb 18,
-Ronny Quevedo: no hay medio
tiempo/there is no halftime Apr 9-
Aug 13
-Commonwealth: Water For All
Thru Jul 30
York College 90-24 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd, Jamaica


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: Neato Bedito, QED’s Two-
Prov Tournament Semifinals, Stand Up
For Statement Arts, Tokens, Immigrant
Jam, Homespun Comedy, Baby & Me,
Sh*t You Should Know, Hashtag
Comedy, The Stephen King & I,
Conduit Beer Co’s Beer and Brewing
101, Midcentury Steropanorama,
Astrology 101, Embroidery for
Beginners!, The Poisonous Prohibition,
Away With Words-Book Release Party,
Brutally Honest, Best Friends With
Rhonda...Are Proud, No Feelings
Presents, Cinema Under The Influence
Presents: Dolemite
Rite of Summer Music Festival
Governor’s Island, NY
-Phyllis Chen, Anthony De Mare, Pam
Goldberg & Blair McMillen Nolan
Park, Jun 24, 1 & 3 pm
-Pamela Z Nolan Park, Jul 8, 1 &3 pm
-Contemporaneous Nolan Park, Aug
12, 1& 3 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.


108th Community Council Meeting
Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31
39 St, Ground Fl, Jun 27, 7 pm
114th Precinct Community Council
Meeting Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-
01 24 Ave, Jun 28, 7 pm
Addabbo Mobile Office Hours
-Maspeth Library 69-70 Grand Ave,
Jun 29
Central Queens Y 67-09 108 St, Forest
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
BP Katz All events at Queens Borough
Hall (12-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed.
-Philippine Independence Day
Celebration Hosted by BP Katz. RSVP
at queensbp.org/rsvp. Jun 22, 6 pm
-LGBT Pride Month Celebration
Hosted by BP Katz, CM Daniel Dromm
& Jimmy Van Bramer. Jun 28, 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
Make Music New York Registration
now open, visit makemusicny.org/participate, Jun 21
Noshwalks: Latin American Jackson
Heights ($57/$20 Children/Free
Children Under 6) 37-02 82 St, at 37
Ave, Jun 24, 1 pm
NYC Department of Buildings
Homeowners and Residents Night
120-55 Queens Blvd, Tuesdays at 4 & 7
Outstanding Educators of the Year
Dinner The Harvard Club, 695 Park
Ave, Ste E1509, Jun 23, 9-10:30 am
Pride Cocktail Reception ($100-
$2750) w/ Stonewall Democratic
Club, in support of Jimmy Van
Bramer. Home of Neil Coleman &
danny Stephens, 4610 Center Blvd,
Apt 2213, Jun 27, 6-8 pm
QEDC Workshops
-Meet GlobalNY’s China
Representative ESD New York City
Office, 633 3 Ave, 37 Fl, Jun 23, 9:30
Queens Greenmarket: Sunnyside
Skillman Ave & 43 St, Saturdays, 8
am-3 pm. Visit grownyc.org for info
Summer Holistic Networking &
Speakers’ Series Genesis Tree of Life

Yoga & Wellness Center, 102-02/06
Metropolitan Ave, Jul 22, 2:30-5:30 pm
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 Community Town
Meeting Holy Cross Greek Orthodox
Church, 11-05 150 St, Jun 21, 7:30 pm
Whitestone Fall In House Football
League ($250) For info and to register
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


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)
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.


King Manor 150-03 Jamaica Ave. For
info call 718.206.0545 or email at contact@kingmanor.org
-How A House Became A Museum Jun
17, 2 pm
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
Toys & Games From The Attic &
Beyond At Kingsland Homestead 143-
35 37 Ave, thru Jun 2017


Culture Connection: From Russia
With Love, The Jazz Passion of The
Oleg Butman Quartet 89-11 Merrick

Blvd, 6:30-8 pm
Fun Day at the Ridgewood Library
Outdoor flea market, fun activities for
kids, food & beverages for sale. Jun
24, 10 am-4 pm
Human Rights Info Session Flushing
IRC Conference Room, Jun 28, 6 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.


Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston
This week:
Friends of Fort Totten Park’s Annual
Family Fun Day Arts & crafts, face
painting, games, inflatables, children’s
storytelling, child safety groups, adult
health screenings, police & fire education, educational groups, child ID program, yoga demo, veterinarian discounted pet microchipping, pet adoptions,
kayaking lessons, composting and more.
Jun 24, 12-3 pm
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
-High Intensity Workout at the
Unisphere Jun 21, 8-9 am
-Yoga at the Unisphere Jun 21, 9-10 am
-Meditation at the Unisphere Jun 22,
7-8 am
-New York Road Runners Open Run
and Walk Jun 22, 7-8 pm
-Salsa Warriors Dance Party Feat. live
band. Jun 21, 7-9 pm
-Movies on the Lawn: Rogue one Jun
28, 8-10 pm
New York State Safe Boating Class
($65) Taught by US Coast Guard
Auxiliary instructors. Recreational
boaters & PWC Operators. Info 347.
336.5866, reg at
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


5 Boro Lacrosse Boys High School
Program Info at bomberslacrosseclub@aol.com, 917.282.8638 or
Asphalt Green Summer Day Camp
(Prices vary by session & age)

Registration open now at asphaltgreen.org for 5 sessions from Jun 29-
Aug 18, 8:30 am-4:30 pm M-F. 4 /12-15
yrs, UES & Battery Park City locations.
Certified Home Health Aide Training
3-wk program, open house Mon & Tues,
1st 2 wks/month. Info at 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 718-482-5386
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
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


Met Council’s Project Metropair:
Free Home Repairs Svcs incl: bathtub grab bars, smoke & Carmon
monoxide detector, door locks, window locks & screens, railings, light
bulbs, sinks & faucets, holes, cracks
& dents in wall, winterizing windows,
more. Required: 60+ yrs, NYC resident, show financial need. Info at
212.453.9542, 212.453.9607 or
Queens AARP Chorus Looking for
retired people to sing at nursing homes
and AARP chapters. Meet every Fri @ 1
pm. Clearview Self Help Center, 208-11
26 Ave, Bayside
The Samuel Field Y 58-20 Little Neck
Pkway, Little Neck
-The Early Stage Memory Care
Program Daily Support Group Info at
718.225.6750, ext 331. Tues & Thurs,
10 am-2 pm

Technology Classes For Seniors (Free)
Available to all Queensbridge residents.
Mon/Wed: Beyond the Basics (in
Spanish), Computer Basics. Tues/Fri:
Beyond the Basics, Financial Literacy,
Social Networking. Queensbridge Jacob
A. Riis Senior Center, 10-25 41 Ave,


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


General Interest:

ACQC For Undocumented
Immigrants (Advocacy Ctr. of Qns
Cty) Receive a Soc. Sec. Card through
the DACA, Legal, Housing, Health
Educ., Mental Health, Education,
Case Mgmt., Food & Nutrition and
Syringe Exchange. Main site 161-21
Jamaica Ave., 6th Fl, Jamaica, 718-
896-2500, (also in Woodside & Far
AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening,
support. 16, 228 East 45th Street, New
www.americaworks.com, 212.
599.5627. Also in Jamaica and Far
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535,
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, Atlas Park, 80-36,
Cooper Ave., 718.326.6070,
-Kitty Karetakers of Queens
Astoria, Long Island City, Sunnyside,
Woodside: 7186707221, kittykaretakers@gmail.com
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Business Assistance Calendar For
business owners seeking assistance in
skills. www.queensbp.org.
Earth Day NYS DEC new user-friendly
website navigation by topic: Outdoor
Recreation; Animals, Plants, Aquatic
Life; Chemical and Pollution Control;
Lands and Waters; Education; Energy;

Permits and Licenses; Public
Involvement and News; Regulations and
Enforcement; Publications, Forms,
Maps, etc. Info visit www.dec.ny.gov
Free Services: Immigration /
Naturalization, Senior Benefits,
Community Health Advocate. 93-03
Roosevelt Ave 2R, Jackson Heights;
Flushing Office 133-04 39 Ave.,
Chhaya CDC 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl.,
Jackson Hts:
-Free Citizenship Application
Assistance. Appt, info:
718.478.3848. 3rd Sundays, 2:30-6
-Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid
Soc. & Chhaya CDC, Sen. Peralta,
CM Dromm. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848
x11 Thurs 9:30 am-noon (ID
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food
only, photo ID. Basement Rectory, 35-
20 Greenpoint Ave, LIC,
718.729.8957. Thurs 10:30 am- noon,
Sat 1:30-3 pm
-St. Teresa 50-20 45 St, Woodside,
info 718.784.2123 x22 • Tues, 6-7pm
(Photo ID Required)
-Community Food Pantry By Queens
Community House & Forest Hills
Interfaith Community, Food Bank for
NYC. Forest Hills Community Center,
108-25 62nd Dr. - Last Wednesday of
every month, 6-8 pm
Free Citizenship Classes Emerald Isle
Immigration Ctr, 59-26 Woodside Ave.
2nd floor, Woodside, More Info call/text
646-545-7214 - Mon, Tues, 6 - 9 pm
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The #2
cancer killer. Age 50+, once a decade.
Info for screening American Cancer
Soc 800.227.2345.
Free English Classes for Adults
Queens Community House, 108-25 62
Dr., Forest Hills. Info 718-592-5757 ext.
Free Housing Legal Services For
Corona, Corona Heights, Elmhurst,
Lefrak City. Facing eviction, need
repairs, roommate issue, Call 718-316-
9993 AAFE Jackson Heights 93-03
Roosevelt Ave, 2R, Jackson Heights.
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc.
& Chhaya CDC, Sponsored by Sen.
Peralta, CM Dromm. 37-43 77 St,
Jackson Hts, 2nd Floor. Every 2nd
Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: Call for appt
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings
3rd Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-
33A Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
Freeze Your Rent Seniors/ disabled
in rent-controlled/stabilized apts

freeze rent below 1/3 your income w/
SCRIE or DRIE; gives landlord tax
credit. Age 62+, on SSI, SSDI, Vets’
Disability. Total income below $50K.
Bring: proof of income, rent, age.
Astoria Restoration Assn, 31-28
Ditmars Blvd, hrs: M-F, 11 am-4 pm,
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network. Weekly support group, counseling sessions, referrals. Info
Jackson Heights Community Chorus
Tues rehearsals. Renaissance Charter
School, 35-59 81 St, Info 917.200.5779.
Tuesday rehearsals 7:30-9:30 pm
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands of jobs on construction projects by
Gov. Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/jobs/regional.shtm.
Jobs: Queens Workforce 1 Career
Center, 168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl,
Jamaica. Info 718.557.6755, www.nycgov/workforce1
New York Irish Center, Pieta House
10-40 Jackson Ave, LIC. Free, professional, confidential, therapeutic
approach to people in crisis.
718.482.0909. Info newyorkirishcenter.org. Also:
-Senior Computer Club Sat., 11-1 pm
-Knit and Natter Club Tues. 11-1 pm
-Senior Lunch Club Weds., 1-4 pm
NYC CERT: Community Emergency
Response Team. 10-week training.
NYC Recovers: Work Progress
Program. Qualified service providers
needed to deliver program. Program
reimburses wages paid to hurricane-affected residents age 16+. Visit
www.nyc.gov, NYC Recovers: Work
Progress link.
NYC Department of Veterans’
Services NEW & first of its kind
Queens Satellite Office. Queens
Borough Hall, Ste 222, 120-55 Queens
Blvd. Enhanced accessibility for veterans to services. Walk-ins welcome. Info
Tues thru Thurs, 10 am- 2 pm
NYC Home-STAT the Homeless
Outreach & Mobile Engagement Street
Action Teams. Homelessness prevention
programs, transition and permanent
housing. Contact Community Board #2
718.533.8773, qno2@cb.nyc.gov.
NYC Small Business Support Center
Business courses, one-on-one help; Easy
access to the services needed to start,
operate and grow your business. Visit
www.nyc.gov/business or call 718-570-
Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA). Can help get noncustodial parents’ child support, help locate them,
paternity, court orders, medical support,
collection & medicaid. 32-20 Northern
Blvd, 6th Fl. (Honeywell St. entrance),

QEDC (Queens Econ. Devel. Corp.)
Resources for small business owners,
entrepreneurs, General Queens events.
Info 718.263.0546, www.queensny.org/qedc/ (RSVP online
www.QueensNY.org/qedc/business/events for all unless otherwise noted):
-Made In Queens (MiQ) Pop-up Store
27-24 Queens Plaza South, ft. new products every month. Looking for entrepreneurs, locally made and artisanal crafts,
food products, more, to sell there. Sign
up, info www.madeinqueens.nyc/
Riders Alliance Organizing mass transit
riders for affordable fares, service
restoration, general improvements.
www.ridersny.org., 212-590-9427
Sunnyside Community Svcs. (free)
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications. 718.784.6173 x110; Free training
to be Home Health Aide, job placement.
718.784.6160 x338; Longterm care, in
home or adult day care; applying for
Medicaid & other benefits; Education &
caregiver skills; wellness activities.
English/Spanish. 43-31 39th St,
Sunnyside. Info www./scsny.org,
-Social Adult Day Program for people
living with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or
physical impariments. Services include;
hot lunch, medication reminders, personal care, music and art therapy, gentle
exercise, yoga, celebrations and special
events. To schedule call Naomi at 718-
Tree Guard Program To request trees
or protect extant trees. For more info,
visit www.nycparkstreeguard.com
Volunteer Opportunities:
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc.
Info 718.2611092 x5523.
-Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be
a Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a
disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
-Public Benefit Counselor Volunteers
age 55+, 212.614.5412, www.cssny.org
Thursday Workshop for Latinas In
Spanish; Info on health & safety
issues for immigrant Latinas:
HIV/AIDS, Domestic Violence,
Substance Abuse, Sexuality,
Depression, Self Esteem. Voces
Latinas office, 37-63 83 St., Suite 1B,
Jackson Hts - Thurs, noon - 2 pm
Vocational Rehabilitation State
Education Department Office of Adult
Career and Continuing Education
Services Queens District Office, 11-15
47th Ave, LIC. For persons w/ disability
& unemployed Info 347.510.3100,
Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.


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

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

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