2017-10-04 / 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.

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern
Blvd. visit flushingtownhall.org for a full
list of events.
-Monthly Jazz Jam, Oct 4, 7-10 pm
-The Garifuna Collective featuring
Umalali ($16/$10 members and students),
Oct 6, drum workshop at 7 pm and concert
at 8 pm
-The Sport of Kings in Queens:
Celebrating 350 Years of Thoroughbred
Horse Racing Exhibition ($5 general
admission/$3 seniors and students/free for
members) with Queens Historical Society,
143-35 37 Ave, Flushing, Oct 8, 2:30 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
-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 -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
-Center of Attention: Isamu Noguchi’s
The Void. Oct 8, 3:30-4:30 pm
Queens College
-Sweet Honey in the Rock ($35) , Colden
Auditorium. Tickets avail now online presale code: HONEY18. Jan 14
Queens Council on the Arts
-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
pm
-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
Queensborough Performing Arts
Center 222-05 56 Ave, Bayside, call
718.631.6311 or visit www.visitqpac.org
for more info
-Chita & Tune: Two for the Road (tickets
rang $34-$50, order online or call box
office) Oct 8, 3 pm
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon
Blvd, LIC. Info 718.956.1819,
socratessculpturepark.org
-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 &
Sun

ARTS OTHER:

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
Flux Factory 39-31 29 St, LIC
-Major Exhibition: Self Storage
Opening Reception, Oct 6, 5-9 pm
LIC Arts Open Gallery at the Factory
30-30 47 Ave, through Oct 4
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
pm
QED
This week: Calligraphy: Pen and Ink, The
Freelance Life, Myq Kaplan & Friends
Birthday & Halloween Show!, Stand Ups
Improvise TED Talk, Frank Conniff’s

Cartoon Dump, Jerry & Barry Present

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

BP Katz All events at Queens Borough
Hall (120-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed, for more info call
718.286.3000
-Second Annual Youth Fair Hosted by
Community Board 4, BP Katz, CM
Dromm and Queens Center, at 58 Ave
btwn Hoffman Dr and Seabury St,
Elmhurst, Oct 7, 11 am-4 pm
Community Board 2 Candy Drive 43-
22 50 St, Suite 2B, drop-off now
through Oct 24
Community Education Council
District 25 Meeting 30-48 Linden Pl,
4th floor, room 407, Oct 4, 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
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
Hurricane Relief
-Van Bramer Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief
Fundraiser. MoMA PS1, LIC, Oct 4, 6-8
pm
-FDNY Collection for Puerto Rico. Only
diapers, baby food, first aid supplies, and
feminine hygiene products, must all be
sealed. Drop off between 7 am-9 pm at
Engine 316, 27-12 Kearney Street (East
Elmhurst); Engine 289/Ladder 138, 97-28
43 Ave (Corona); Engine 307/Ladder 154,
81-17 Northern Blvd (Jackson Heights)
-CM Crowley’s Office Hurricane Relief
Drop Off Site. Shops at Atlas Mall, 71-19
80 St, suite 8-303, Glendale, Mon-Fri, 9
am-5 pm
-Sen. Comrie, Queens Elected Leaders,
and NYPD Hurricane Relief Drive. Dropoff locations are 100th, 101st, 102nd,
103rd, 105th, 106th, 107th, and 113th
NYPD Precincts.
-Emergency Relief Drop Off Point for
Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands,
Carribean Islands, and Mexico. Collecting
water, canned goods, flashlights, and batteries. 100-13 Astoria Blvd, East
Elmhurst, Mon-Fri 11 am-7 pm, Sat 11
am-4 pm, Sun 2 pm-6 pm
-Grand Amateur Radio Club Connects
Families to Loved Ones in Puerto ZRico
and Carribean Locations. Contact station
at k2gsg@gardenschool.org.
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
NYS Senator Joe Addabbo Events for
more info call 718.738.1111
-Annual Job Fair. Resorts World
Casino, 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Ozone
Park, Oct 6, 10 am-2 pm
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
Corporation
-StartUp! Business Plan Competition
-Orientation Session: Flushing Library
Sept 27, 6:30
-Classes:
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
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.
Van Bramer Participatory Budgeting
Neighborhood Assemblies 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
contact whitepointyouthfootball@aol.com
or John McArdle at 347.322.0374

DINE, DANCE, FUNDRAISERS:

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 December.
-Italian Night (call to make reservations) Oct 7, 8 pm-12 am

-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,
Astoria
- Monster Mash Halloween Party, Oct
28
-Booking holiday parties and events w/
special packages, heated outdoor garden, business parties, and can help book
sport celebrity signings.
Queens Community House Gala:
Blend on the Water Queens Museum,
45-40 Center Blvd, LIC, Oct 25, red
carpet & cocktail reception at 6 pm,
awards & dinner at 7 pm

HEALTH:

American-Italian Cancer Foundation
Mobile, No-cost Breast Cancer
Screening Program No co-pays required
and deductibles are waived, uninsured
women are welcome.
-Joseph Addabbo Family Health Center,
62-00 Beach Channel Dr, Arverne, Oct 5,
9 am-4:30 pm
-Joseph Addabbo Family Health Center,
114-39 Sutphin Blvd, Jamaica, Oct 6, 9
am-12:30 pm
-Joseph Addabbo Family Health Center,
12-88 Central Ave, Far Rockaway, Oct 6,
2-5 pm
-Joseph Addabbo Family Health Center,
103-02 Northern Blvd, Corona, Oct 7, 9
am-4:30 pm
-Antioch Baptist Church of Corona, 103-
02 Northern Blvd, Corona, Oct 7, 9 am-5
pm
Emergency Response: React Fast (Stop
the Bleed Initiative with Elmhurst
Trauma Team) Maspeth Library, 69-70
Grand Ave, Maspeth, Oct 10, 2:30 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
Heart Health East Elmhurst Library, 95-
06 Astoria Blvd, East Elmhurst, Oct 5, 6
pm
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.

HISTORICAL:

Queens Historical Society 143-35 37
Ave, Flushing
-The Sport of Kings in Queens:
Celebrating 350 Years of Thoroughbred
Horse Racing Exhibition ($5 general
admission/$3 seniors and students/free
for members) with Flushing Town Hall,
Oct 8, 2:30-4:30 pm

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

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

MARKETS

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

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events. 228-
06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston
This week: Ghana Cooking Class with
Chef Charles, Animal Care Trainee, Think
Tank – Superhero Lightning Bolts, Fall
Bird Walk for Beginners, Electric Vehicle
Meet and Greet,
-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
www.qcbirdclub.org.
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Events
for more info call 718.760.6565
-World’s Fair History Walking Tours with

Docents (free), green tent at Unisphere,
Oct 8, 11 am & 1 pm
-In Search of Something Special at the
Playground for All Children near 111 St,
Oct 8, 1-4 pm
-Weekly Open Run hosted by New York
Road Runners, last of season. 111 St
Parking Lot near 55 Ave, Sept 28, 7-8 pm
-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
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

SCHOOLS, CLASSES:

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

ONGOING, NEWLY ADDED

Free Compost Containers for apartment
bldgs. of at least 10 stories. 311 or
nyc.gov/organics
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 212.393.2406.
Gov Cuomo Free App for Veterans connects veterans & family to jobs, housing,
education, more. Info
www.ny.gov/mobileapps
Raccoons in NYC For info on raccoons,
rabies, protect yr home, pets call 311 or
nyc.gov/health/rabies

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
www.nyc.gov/html/mopd/open_house/application.shtml
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
www.acces.nysed.gov.
Grace Institute (Free) Women transition
back into the workforce. For training program and info
www.graceinstitute.org/admissions@graceinstitute.org.
NYC Department of Buildings
Homeowners and Residents Night 120-

55 Queens Blvd, Tuesdays at 4 & 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
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:

Food Scrap Collection (by Big! compost)
10 am to 1 pm. Info at grownyc.org
Queens Library Foundation Block
Party 45 Ave btwn. Jackson Ave & 23 St,
Oct 5, 10 am-5 pm
LIC Community Center Carnival
Single Block Festival Center Blvd btwn.
54 Ave & Borden Ave, Oct 7, 10 am-4 pm
Woodside on the Move Street Festival
Woodside Ave btwn Roosevelt Ave & 65
Pl, Oct 7, 10 am-6 pm

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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