2017-09-27 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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.


Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern
Blvd. visit flushingtownhall.org for a
full list of events.
-New York Classical Players (online
RSVP required), Oct 1, 3 pm
-Monthly Jazz Jam, Oct 4, 7-10 pm
LIC Arts Open 44-02 23 St, #321, LIC.
More info at licartsopen.org
-LIC Arts Open Gallery at the Factory
30-30 47 Ave, through Oct 4
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC
-Back to School at MoMA PS1
Benefiting Annual Exhibition Fund. Full
tuition $125, pep rally only $65. Tickets
and more information at mo.ma/backtoschool. Sept 28, 7-10 am.
-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
-After-Hours Viewings of James
Turrell’s Meeting! ($20), every Mon
beginning May 8, 2018
Noguchi Museum Public
Programming 9-01 33 Rd, for more info
call 718.204.7088
-Artist Benjamin Kimitch: Ko-bu, Oct 1,
9-9:35 am for Sunrise Performance,
6:30-7:05 pm for Sunset Performance
Queens College
-Sweet Honey in the Rock ($35) ,
Colden Auditorium. Tickets avail now
online presale code: HONEY18. Jan 14
Queens Council on the Arts
-“Creative Conversations” monthly dinner meeting for artists. New York
Tibetan Service Center, 83-02
Broadway, Sept 29, 6-8 pm
-QCA’s 2018 Arts Access and New Yorks
Grant Programs have increased grants of
$1,000-$5,000 available. Visit QCA
website for more info.
-Grant Application Information Session
(RSVP online). Queens Council on the
Arts, 37-11 35th Ave, Astoria, Oct 4, 6-8
-Grant Application Information Session
(RSVP online). Godwin Ternbach
Museum, Queens College, 65-30
Kissena Blvd, 405 Klapper Hall,
Flushing, Oct 11, 12-1:30 pm.
-Individual Artist Support Grants of
$2,500 available. Visit www.queenscouncilarts.org for details. Application
deadline is Oct 26, 5 pm.
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org
-Stepping into Our Courage: Gallery

Exhibition, highlighting offsite immigrant arts and activism center
Immigrant Movement International
Corona. Through Oct 14, 3-5 pm.
-Fall Exhibitions through Feb 18,
2018, 2-5 pm
-Anna K.E.: Profound Approach and
Easy Outcome Apr 9-Feb 18, 2018
-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
-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
Queens Theatre 14 United Nations Ave
-Calpulli Mexican Dance Company: Dia
De Los Muertos (tickets range $20-$30),
Oct 29, 4 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01
Vernon Blvd, LIC. Info 718.956.1819,
-Annual Benefit Gala. Honors Nari Ward
and Michelle Coffey. At Mark di
Suvero’s waterfront studio in LIC. Party
on pier or a boat excursion. Tickets,
sponsorships available online. Sept 27.
-The Socrates Annual Exhibition
Opening Celebration, Oct 1, 3-6 pm
-Adult Swim on the Green, Oct 3, 6:45-
10 pm
-Socrates Farmers Market Summer
Saturdays through Oct 28, 8 am-4 pm
-Free Capoeira in the Park Every Sat
through Oct 7
-Free Yoga In The Park Every Sat &


Carol Sudhalter Jazz at Bitter End
with Rabbi Steve Blane: Jazz Rosh
Hashanah Service 147 Bleecker St,
Sept 30, 10:30 am-12:30 pm
Divas de Espana Starring Inma
Heredia ($35/tickets) Thalia Spanish
Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint Ave,
Sunnyside, through Oct 8, Fridays and
Saturdays 8 pm, Sundays 4 pm
Fisher Landau Center for Art 38-27
30 St, LIC, 718-937-0727
-Dance Performance by
Choreographer Paz Tanjuaquio, within
exhibition Hypothetical? by Lorna
Simpson, Sept 30, 3 pm
Flux Factory 39-31 29 St, LIC
-Immense Bewilder Light: A Reading,
Sept 29, 7 pm
Kelly Akashi: Long Exposure
SculptureCenter, 44-19 Purves St,
LIC, through Dec 18, 11 am-6 pm
LIC Arts Open Gallery

-LIC Arts Open Gallery at the Factory
30-30 47 Ave, through Oct 4
The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23 St, LIC
-“Pirate Pete’s Parrot” and “Princess
Particular” ($10 Children/$15 Adults)
alternating weekends, sched online, 2:30


BP Katz All events at Queens Borough
Hall (120-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed, for more info call
-[CANCELLED] Queens Land Use
Public Hearing, Sept 28, 10:30 am
-Next New Idea to New Venture Class
(pre-registration required at www.queensny.org/qedc/business/events), Oct 2, 6-7
-Queens Parent Advisory Board Hosted
by BP Katz (RSVP at www.queensbp.org/rsvp), Oct 3, 6 pm
Chian Federation hosts Member of
Hellenic Parliament Rep. Notis
Mitarakis St. Demetrios Cathedral,
30-11 30 Dr, Astoria, Oct 1, 10:45 am-
12:30 pm
Community Board 2 Candy Drive
43-22 50 St, Suite 2B, drop-off now
through Oct 24
Community Board No. 3 Monthly
Meeting IS 227, 32-02 Junction Blvd,
East Elmhurst, Sept 28, 7:45 pm
Community Board District
Education Council 26 Meeting MS
74, 61-15 Oceania St, Bayside, Sept
27, 7 pm
Community Education Council
District 25 Meeting 30-48 Linden Pl,
4th floor, room 407, Oct 4, 7 pm
CM Dromm & IS 145 Celebrates Life
and Co-Naming Ceremony of Dr.
Dolores Beckham Way Corner of 80 St
and 34 Ave, Jackson Heights, Sept 28, 4-
5 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 Homeowners
Association General Meeting 23-49 31
St, Astoria, Oct 4, 7 pm
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
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
LIC Core Study Workforce

Development to discuss goals and
opportunities with Department of City
Planning. Long Island City Community
Library, 37-44 21 St, Sept 28, 7 pm
NYC Department of Buildings
Homeowners and Residents Night
120-55 Queens Blvd, Tuesdays at 4 & 7
Queens Community House Gala
Queens Museum, Blend on the Water,
45-40 Center Blvd, LIC, Oct 25, red
carpet and cocktail reception at 6 pm,
awards and dinner at 7 pm
Queens Economic Development
-StartUp! Business Plan
-Orientation Session: Flushing Library
Sept 27, 6:30
All about Business planning &
research; Creative Sales & Maeketing
Strategies: Oct 7- Jan 24
Business Operations & Management -
Oct 21-Jan 31
Developing Financial Statements - Oct
16, Jan 31
-Get MWBE Certified
(Minority/Women-Owned Businesses)
helps you do business w/the NYC &
NYS, Sept 28, 10 am
Queens Economic Development
Corporation Workshops 120-55
Queens Blvd, Suite 309, for more info
call 718.263.0546
-StartUP! Business Plan Competition
Orientation Session. Flushing Library
IRC, 41-17 Main St, Sept 27, 6:30 pm
-Legal Pit Stop. Free legal advice for
every income elegible client, register
for appointment online to receive
location. LIC, Oct 25, 5:30-8:30 pm
Queens Interagency Council on Aging
Annual Legislative Forum (free, preregistration is advised) with topics of
Affordable Healthcare, Nutrition and the
scourge of Alzheimer’s Disease plus
Affordable Senior Housing and
Transportation. Contact 718.268.5954 or
fax 718.268.5952 to pre-register.
Registration begins at 9 am served with
continental breakfast. Queens Borough
Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, room 319,
Oct 6, 9-11 am.
St. Josaphet’s Leisure Club Meeting
($2 entry fee, includes cake and coffee)
34-32 210 St, Flushing, September 28,
11:30 am, bingo at 1 pm
Van Bramer Participatory Budgeting
Neighborhood Assemblies Jacob A.
Riis Settlement House, 9/27, 6:30 pm;
Broadway Library, 10/2, 6 pm;
Ravenswood Community Center, 10/4,
6:30 pm; Woodside Community Center,
10/4, 6:30 pm; Woodside Library, 10/10,
6:30 pm; MoMA PS1, 10/12, 6:30 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
whitepointyouthfootball@aol.com or
John McArdle at 347.322.0374


Greek Cultural Center presents
Asteras GCC Soccer Team
Fundraiser Live music, food, win,
raffles: Dell laptop Inspiron 15”,
Samsung Galaxy, more. Asklipios
Aesculapian Thessalian Brotherhood,
28-52 31 St., Astoria. Sept 30, 8 pm
Italian Charities of America, Inc.
83-20 Queens Blvd.
-Italian Language Lessons (10 lessons
for $100). Call 718-478-3100 to
reserve or for info. Specify level:
beginner, intermediate, or advanced.
Saturdays starting Sept 30 through
-Italian Charities of America, Inc. 81st
Annual Dinner Dance ($85 for individual tickets). Romaview, 160-05
Cross Bay Blvd, Howard Beach.
Journal advertisements available. Call
718-478-3100 for additional info. Oct
15, 1-6 pm. RSVP by Oct 1.
Katch with DJ “Easy” Drink and
Food Specials 31-19 Newtown Ave,
- Monster Mash Halloween Party, Oct
-Booking holiday parties and events
w/ special packages, heated outdoor
garden, business parties, and can help
book sport celebrity signings.


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)
No-cost Mammograms
-College Pt Community Ambulance.
123-06 18 Ave, College Pt, Sept 29
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 Association of Long
Island 90-04 161 St, Suite 704, for
more info call 718.206.0545
-Get Jazzed for the Bayo Fayemi
Group ($15 general admission/$10
members, seniors, and students, get
tickets online or by calling) Sept 29,
6:30 am


Queens Library: 100s of events daily
visit www.queenslibrary.org, click on
programs; call Central Library
718.990.0700 or individual branches.
IDNYC Card at Queens Library. All
New Yorkers are eligible. Benefits:
free membership to over 35 of the
city’s leading cultural institutions,
health and fitness center discounts,
prescription drug discounts, and
supermarket discounts at Food Bazaar.
Enrollment centers at Central,
Flushing, and Long Island City community libraries.
Queens College’s TAFT Institute
“Towards a More Perfect Union:
Making Your Voice Heard” Civics
Courses (free, open to general public)
Provides tools to become active participants in local and federal government. For more info call
718.268.7934. Forest Hills Library,
108-19 71 Ave, starting Oct 5 over
seven weeks
Young Adult Literacy Program
(open to students 16-24, pre-register
online) Prepare to take Test of Adult
Basic Education to determine eligibility for High School Equivalency, four
day classes per week begins Oct 2


Queens Greenmarket: Sunnyside
Skillman Ave & 43 St, Saturdays, 8
am-3 pm. Visit grownyc.org for info


Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston
-2017 Annual Membership Meeting ft.
Cyril the ReSorcereo (members only,
RSVP online by Oct 6) does magic to
entertain, educate, and communicate
about sustainability. Call 718.229.4000
for more info.
-“The American beachgrass microbiome:
Spying on private conversations underground” by Dr. Javier Izquierdo. Free.
Queens County Bird Club at APEC. Info
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Events for more info call 718.760.6565
-Weekly Open Run hosted by New York
Road Runners, last of season. 111 St
Parking Lot near 55 Ave, Sept 28, 7-8
-Flushing Meadows Pitch & Putt Course,
David Dinkins Circle near Passarelle
Ramp, starting Oct 1 open 9 am-dusk
-Free Tennis Lessons for Seniors. Tennis
Courts near USTA (Meridien Road),
Mondays and Wednesdays, now through
Oct 25, 10 am-12 pm
-Never Built New York. Queens
Museum, open Wed-Sun, now though
Feb 18, 2018
Jamaica Bay Events and Programs for
more info call 718.354.4606. 175-10
Cross Bay Blvd.

-Nature Journaling for Kids Workshop,
Sept 30, 11 am-12 pm
-Monthly Book Club, Sept 30, 2-3 pm
-Herbert Johnson Lecture: Speaker TBA,
Oct 1, 2-3 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
Queens County Farm Museum Info at
718.347.3276. 73-50 Little Neck Pkway.
-Seasonal Farmstand, May 17-Nov,
Weds-Fri, 11 am-3 pm, Sat & Sun 11 am-
5 pm


Back to School Shopping Spree
(Hosted by Materials for the Arts) 33-00
Northern Blvd 3rd floor, Tuesdays 9:30
am-12:30 pm, Thursdays 1:30-5 pm
Christ the King High School Hosts
21st Annual Golf Classic Cherry Valley
Golf Club, 28 Rockaway Ave at Third St,
Garden City, Oct 2, 9 am


Free Compost Containers for apartment bldgs. of at least 10 stories. 311 or
Gas Appliance Amnesty by Plumbing
Foundation, NYC amnesty program to
waive civil, criminal penalties for
improper gas work or appliances in your
building. Info www.gasamnesty.nyc or
call DOB customer service at
Gov Cuomo Free App for Veterans
connects veterans & family to jobs,
housing, education, more. Info
Raccoons in NYC For info on raccoons,
rabies, protect yr home, pets call 311 or

NYS Comptroller’s office unclaimed
funds. Info www.osc.state.ny.us/ouf
Project Open House by Mayor assists individuals in their homes by removing
small architectural barriers. Visit
Certified Home Health Aide Training
3-wk program, open house Mon & Tues,
1st 2 wks/month. Info at 718.784.6160
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.
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
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
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


Food Scrap Collection (by Big! compost) 10 am to 1 pm. Info at grownyc.org
Johnny O Anniversary - Block Party
45-11 40 St bet. Skillman Ave and 43
Ave, Sept 30, 10 am-5 pm
LIC Autumn Expo Single Block
Festival 45 Ave bet. Jackson Ave and 23
St, Sept 28, 10 am-6 pm


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
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,
-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.petfinder.com For further info
Business Assistance Calendar For business owners seeking assistance in skills.
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 pm
-Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc.
& Chhaya CDC, Sen. Peralta, CM
Dromm. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848 x11
Thurs 9:30 am-noon (ID 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
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 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-

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 impairments. 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, 718.482.7200,
-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
-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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