2017-07-05 / 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.

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Blvd.
visit flushingtownhall.org for a full list of
events.
-Taking it to the Streets: 1950s NY Through
the Lens of Flushing Photographer Frank
Oscar Larson ($5 Suggested Donation/Free
Members & Students) Ongoing exhibit
LIC Arts Open 44-02 23 St, #321, LIC. More
info at licartsopen.org
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$98pkg/10dates.Call718.784.2084x0for
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
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
OutcomeApr 9-Feb 18, 2017
-Ronny Quevedo: no hay medio
tiempo/there is no halftime Apr 9-Aug 13
-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
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon Blvd,
LIC. Info 718-956-1819, socratessculpturepark.org
-Socrates Farmers Market Summer
Saturdays, 8 am-4 pm
-Free Yoga In The Park Every Sat & Sun
Queens Museum New York City Building,
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
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
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. Receive stipends. Exhibition dates
Sept 6-19
QED Astoria 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria. Tix &
info at qedastoria.com
This week: Rite of Summer Music Festival
Governor’s Island, NY
-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.

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

Central Queens Y 67-09 108 St, Forest Hills
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
Italian Nights 2017 Feat. the Inoculated
Canaries Band Youth Night. Athens Square
Park, 30 St & 30 Ave, Jul 5-Aug 30,
Wednesdays 7-9 pm
BP Katz All events at Queens Borough Hall
(12-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed.
-Katz Concert Series Feat. Alive N’ Kickin in
partnership w/ Kupferberg Center for Arts &
NYC Parks. Rockaway Beach, Beach 94 St &
Shore Front Pkway, Jul 9, 6 pm
-Joint Meeting of the Queens Borough
Board and Cabinet (Date Change) Jul 11,
5:30 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
LIC Core Study Community Workshop
Long Island City Community Library, 37-44 21
St, Jun 29, 7 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
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
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, 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)
-Ecuadorian Consulate 24-15 Queens Plaza
N, Jul 12
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:
www.nyc.gov/health.

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES:

Kingsland Homestead Presents:
Independence Day Picnic ($15 presale/$20
door) For tix visit
patrioticpicnic.eventbrite.com or call
718.939.0647. 143-35 27 Ave, Jul 8, 1-4 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

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

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:

Flushing Meadows Corona Park
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

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:

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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