2017-07-26 / 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
Live At The Gantries! Every Tuesday
night, Gantry Plaza State Park
-Samba New York! Aug 1, 7pm
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 recieve
1 free ticket.
Tix $18 adv., $22 day-of; MoMA
Members $16; MoMA PS1+ Members
$13. Info & purchase at
mo.ma/1998package
The Musuem of the Moving Image
-Dunkirk Jul 19, 7:30 pm
The Noguchi Musuem 32-37
Vernon Blvd, LIC
Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd
Queens Council on the Arts 37-11
35 Ave
-Creative Conversations Jul 28, 6-
8 pm
-Artist Commissioning Program
Support Queens artists who create
new & inclusive performance works
that reflect authentic, diverse cultural backgrounds and stories. Apply at
queenscouncilarts.org/art-commissioning/. All apps due by Aug 1, 5
pm
Queens Museum Flushing
Meadows Park, 718.592.9700,
www.queensmuseum.org
-Book Launch: Indo Caribbean
Feminist Thought Jul 29, 1-4pm
-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
-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
-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
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop:
Kite Making 101 Jul 29, 12-3pm
-Young Dancemakers Company
Jul 29, 12-3:30pm
-Corona Youth Music Project Jul
29, 4:30-6 pm
-MVMTMVMT: An Evening of
Performance Jul 29, 6:30-8:30 pm
-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 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:

#Wonderbook Exhibit Opening &
Reception Hashtag photo exhibit
curated by James Dalid & Tracey
Green. Hosted by Rockaway Artists
Alliance & Studio 7 Gallery. Fort
Tilden Park, Jul 22, 12-4 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
-Humorgus Smorgasbord
Application deadline Jun 15.
Receive stipends. Exhibition dates
Sept 6-19
Outdoor Movie Night Sponsored
by 109 Precinct & Vallo
Transportation. Francis Lewis Park,
3 Ave & 147 St, Jul 26, 7:30 pm
QED Astoria 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria.
Tix & info at qedastoria.com
This week: Brutally Honest, Golden
Girls Bingo, No Feelings
Presents...Fyre Fest 2, Twiends,
Chillin With Bae, QED Presents...,
Homespun, The Double Feature,
Drunk Restoration Presents...The
Empire Striketh Back, Retro Bits,
Meltown, The Bitch Seat, Dunces N’
Dragons, It’s All True! Live w/ Tim
Barnes
“Rhinoceros” Adaptation of the
absurdist classic by Eugene Ionesco.
Astoria Park, Jul 29, Aug 5, 12 & 19, 4
pm
Rite of Summer Music Festival
Governor’s Island, NY
-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:

Community Education Council D25
Business Meeting 30-48 Linden Pl, 4
Fl, Rm 407, 7 pm
Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens presents:
Italian Nights 2017 Athens Square
Park 30 St and 30 Ave, Astoria, New
York
-Bruno Macari Jul 26, 7 pm
-DJ Guglielmo Lino Aug 2, 7 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
Greater Flushing Chamber of
Commerce Presents: Greenmarket
WIC, SNAP/EBT, debit & credit cards
accepted. Kissena Blvd & Maple Ave,
Wednesdays Jul 5-Nov 22, 8 am-4 pm
BP Katz All events at Queens
Borough Hall (12-55 Queens Blvd)
unless otherwise listed.
-Katz Concert Series Ft. “Alive N’
Kickin” In partnership w/ Kupferberg
Center & NYC Parks. Fort Totten
Park, Totten Ave at Cross Island Pkwy,
Jul 30, 7 pm
-Katz Concert Series Ft. “Queens
Symphony Orchestra” In partnership
w/ St. John’s University and Queens
Symphony Orchestra. St. John’s
University, 8000 Utopia Pkwy, Aug 2,
7pm
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing
Date change. Jul 26, 10:30 am
-Katz Concert Series Ft. “Dr. K’s
Motown Review” In partnership w/
the Kupferberg Center for the Arts &
NYC Parks. Fort Totten, Totten Ave at
Cross Island Pkway, Jul 30, 7 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
LICP Summer Networking Night
Aloft Long Island City, 27-45 Jackson
Ave, Jul 27, 5-7 pm
Noshwalks ($57, children 6-12, $20)
Focus on the foodways, architecture
and history of Corona. 102-08
Roosevelt Ave, Jul 29, 1 pm
NYC Department of Buildings
Homeowners and Residents Night
120-55 Queens Blvd, Tuesdays at 4 & 7
pm
Pheffer Amato Mobile Office Hours
-Breezy Point Aug 1, 5-8 pm
QEDC Workshop Alert
-Recruitment Event Queens
Workforce 1 Industrial and
Transportation Career Center, 168-46
92 Ave, 2 FL, Jul 26 10-11:30 am &
11:30 am-1 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

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)
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:

Public Art Sculpture: “Light Spectrum,” A Beacon Lewis H Latimer House Musuem, Leavitt St & 137 St, Thru Aug 6

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Google CS First
-CS First Club Create your own
video games! 128-16 Rockaway
Blvd, Jul 17-Jul 27, 3-4 pm
-Storytelling 116-15 Rockaway
Beach Blvd, Jul 24- Aug 3, 2-3 pm
-Fashion and Design Club Glen
Oaks, 256-04 Union Tpk, Jul 10 - Jul
20 (Mon - Thurs), 1-2 pm
-Game Design Forest Hills, 108-19
71 Ave, Jul 11 - Aug 9, 11 am-1 pm
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Interpretation Feat. Bobby Cronin,
Lauren elder & Jefferson Harman.
89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica, Jul 31,
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.
Summer Poetry Contest 2017 Visit
queenslibrary.org for more information. All submissions must be under
250 words (excluding title) and must
be sent by Jul 31.
Queens Library Board of Trustees
Meeting Central Library, 89-11
Merrick Blvd, Jul 27, 6:30 pm

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston
This week: Kidz Kitchen: Nests for
Nibbling, At the Seashore Ages 5-7, At
the Seashore Ages 3-4, Think Tank-5,
4, 3, 2, 1-Blast Off!, Vet Tech 201
Flushing Meadows Corona Park By
the Unisphere
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.or

g.
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_ invo
lved/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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