2017-10-25 / 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.
-Diwali Festival: Kathak, Bhangra, &
Beyond ($20/$15 members/$10 students and children). Oct 29, 1-4 pm.
-Monthly Jazz Jam ($10/free for members, students, and jamming musicians). Nov 1, 7-10 pm.
LIC Arts Open 44-02 23 St, #321,
LIC. More info at licartsopen.org
-Apply to be in Open Festival Fall
Salon exhibition, happening Nov 16-
19. Go online for more info.
Fire & Clay at LIC Arts Open
Gallery 30-30 47 Rd, LIC, through
Nov 30. Opening reception Oct 26, 6-
9 pm.
Louis Armstrong House Museum
34-56 107 St, Corona
-50th Anniversary of “What a
Wonderful World” Exhibit. Extended
through the end of Oct.
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC
-PS2001: Space Oddity Sixth Annual
Halloween Ball with Susanne Bartsch.
Oct 28, 8 pm-midnight.
-Cathy Wilkes Exhibition. Open
through Mar 11, 2018.
-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
-After-Hours Viewings of James
Turrell’s Meeting! ($20), every Mon
beginning May 8, 2018
Queens College
-Noche Flamenca Tres Suenos (free).
Colden Auditorium, Oct 25, 12:15 pm.
-An Evening with Peter Yarrow (of
Peter, Paul, & Mary) ($35-$45).
LeFrak Concert Hall, Oct 28, 8 pm.
-Int-Illimani Celebrates 50 Years ($25-
$35). LeFrak Concert Hall, Oct 29, 8
-“An Octoroon” ($5-$15). Goldstein
Theatre, through Nov 5.
-New York Philharmonic Ensembles
($25-$40). LeFrak Concert Hall, Nov
5, 3 pm.
-An Evening With Gladys Knight

($39-$115). Colden Auditorium, Nov
9, 8 pm.
-The Fabric of Cultures: Systems in
the Making (free). Queens College Art
Center, through Dec 15.
-Exhibition: Design Faculty at Queens
College (free). Godwin-Ternbach
Museum, through Dec 16.
-Sweet Honey in the Rock ($35) ,
Colden Auditorium. Tickets avail now
online presale code: HONEY18. Jan
Queens Council on the Arts
-Creative Conversations (free, RSVP
online). New York Tibetan Service
Center, 83-02A Broadway, 3rd floor,
Elmhurst. Oct 27, 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.
-Individual Artist Support Grants of
$2,500 available. Visit www.queenscouncilarts.org for details.
Application deadline is Oct 26, 5 pm.
- SU- CASA Artist-in- Residence
Program to Create Art with Senior
Population, deadline for application
Nov 15.
- SU- CASA Artist-in- Residence
Program Information Session (free,
RSVP online). Queens Council on the
Arts, 37-11 35th Ave, Entrance on 37
St, Astoria, Oct 27, 6-7:30 pm.
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)
-The Panaroma of the City of New
York CLOSURE. Oct 25 and 27.
-Introduction to Horror Genre. Oct 28,
1-3 pm.
-Making Never Built New York:
Discussion Q+A. Oct 29, 2-5 pm.
-Citizens of Earth Studio in the Park
Open Studio. Through Oct 29.
-Patty Chang: The Wondering Lake
2009-2017. On view through Feb 18,
-Sable Elyse Smith: Ordinary
Violence. On view through Feb 18,
-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.
On view through Feb 18, 2018
-Anna K.E.: Profound Approach and
Easy Outcome. On view through 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
-Calpulli Mexican Dance Company:
Dia De Los Muertos (tickets range
$20-$30, use code “DDM17” for 20%
off the $30 ticket). Oct 29, 4 pm and
7:30 pm.
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01
Vernon Blvd, LIC. Info 718.956.1819,
-Halloween Harvest Festival with
Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de NY.
Oct 28, 11 am-3 pm.
-Socrates Farmers Market Summer
Saturdays through Oct 28, 8 am-4 pm
-Free Yoga In The Park Every Sat &


Arts & Craftsman Supply LIC First
Annual Halloween Party 34-09
Queens Blvd, LIC, Oct 28, 2-5 pm.
BOTANICAL Group Exhibition at
Local Project 11-27 44 Rd, LIC,
through Nov 11. Music Event, Nov 4,
8-11 pm; Closing Potluck Dinner, Nov
11, 4 pm.
Calpulli Mexican Dance Company:
Dia De Los Muertos (tickets range
$20-$30, use code “DDM17” for 20%
off the $30 ticket). Count Basie
Theatre, Oct 26; Queens Theatre, Oct
29, 4 pm and 7:30 pm; The Town Hall,
Nov 4.
Dances of the World at Thalia
Spanish Theatre ($40-$45) 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside, through
Nov 16.
Kelly Akashi: Long Exposure
SculptureCenter, 44-19 Purves St,
LIC, through Dec 18, 11 am-6 pm
“Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme” by
Moliere (sugg’d donation $12-$15)
Reservations at 718.268.7772. Saint
Luke’s Church, 85 Greenway South,
Forest Hills, Nov 4-12.
“Melina: The Last Greek Goddess”
Presented by the Pancyprian
Association Cultural Division ($25
admission/$15 students, call
917.535.5896 to reserve) Hellenic
Cultural Center, 27-09 Crescent St,
Astoria, Oct 27-29.
BALL! Presented by the Killing
Kompany a comedy murder mystery
dinner show ($45 per person, call
718.721.7777). Riccardo’s, 21-01 24
Ave, Oct 27, 8 pm
“Rent Control” Presented by greek

Cultural Center Tickets at greekculturalcenter.org, for more info contact
info@greekculturalcenter.org or
718.726.7329. 26-80 30 St, B2,
Astoria, Nov 3-Nov 12.
Sculpture Center Annual Benefit
Anable Basin Sailing Bar & Grill, 4-40
44 Dr, LIC, Oct 26, 7 pm.
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 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria
This week: No Feelings Presents, The
Only Podcast About Movies, Cosmic
Castoff Live, Stranger Things Season
2 Premiere Watch Party, A History of
Ghost Hunting, The Stephen King & I,
Chris & Colin’s Excellent Halloween


104th Precinct Halloween Open
House 64-02 Catalpa Ave,
Ridgewood, Oct 31, 3-6 pm.
BP Katz All events at Queens
Borough Hall (120-55 Queens Blvd)
unless otherwise listed, for more info
call 718.286.3000
-Polish American Heritage Month
Celebration Hosted by BP Katz. Oct
26, 6 pm.
Candidates Night in Whitestone
Grace Episcopal Church, 14-15
Clintonville St, Whitestone, Oct 26,
7:30 pm.
Central Astoria Local Development
Celebration With music, puppets, cotton candy, balloon twisting, face painting, munchkin pumpkins, and more.
Great Lawn at Astoria Park, Oct 29, 12
am-2:30 pm.
Community Education Council
District 25 40-48 Linden Pl, Flushing,
4th floor-room 407, Nov 1, 7 pm.
Dutch Kills Civic Association
General Meeting Nov 9.
Election Day Nov 7.
Government & Business
Matchmaker Register now at matchmaker2017.eventbrite.com. Con
Edison Learning Center, 43-82 Vernon
Blvd, LIC, Nov 3, 8 am-3 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 through Nov 22, 8 am-4

Greek American Homeowners
Association 23-49 31 St, Astoria, Nov
1, 7 pm.
Halloween Family Fun 41 Ave Green
near LIRR station, Oct 29, 11 am-4
Hurricane Relief
-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 Constantides’s Office Hurricane
Relief Donation Drive Drop Off Site.
31-09 Newton Ave.
-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.
-Mayor de Blasio set up 18 drop off
locations around NYC through the
Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York
City. Go to
for full list of drop off locations and
time set up across the borough.
-Sen. Comrie, Queens Elected
Leaders, and NYPD Hurricane Relief
Drive. Drop-off 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 Rico
and Carribean Locations. Contact station at k2gsg@gardenschool.org.
Hurricane Sandy Remembrance
and Recovery by NYS Sen. Sanders
-Hurricane Sandy Remembrance &
Recovery Walk. Rockaway Beach at
Beach 67 St Boardwalk, Oct 29, 4 pm.
-Fice Years Late: Where are We?
FREE Preparedness Training.
Battalion Pentecostal Assembly
Church, 454 Beach 67 St, Arvene, Oct
29, 6-8 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
LIC Partnership 30th Annual

Awards Gala Melrose Ballroom, 36-
08 33 St, Nov 14.
LIC Partnership Business Breakfast
on Supply Chain Management Long
Island City Conference Center, 41-21
27 St, LIC, Oct 25, 8-10 am.
New York City Marathon Nov 5.
NYS Constitutional Convention
Forum Martin Van Buren High
School, 230-17 Hillside Ave, Queens
Village, Oct 30, 6:30 pm.
Ozone Park Kiwanis Masquerade &
Costume Ball ($90 per person) Villa
Russo, 101-12 Lefferts Blvd, South
Richmond Hill, Oct 28, 8 pm-12:30
Queens Economic Development
Corporation 120-55 Queens Blvd,
Suite 309, for more info call
-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.
-Get MWBE Certified. Oct 26, 10 am.
-New Idea to New Venture. Nov 6, 6
-Legal Clinic. Nov 15, 5:30 pm.
-Women’s Power Networking
Breakfast: Are You Ready to Get Press
Coverage? Nov 16, 8:30 am.
-StartUp! Business Plan Competition.
Four classes required:
All About Business planning &
Research, Oct 7-Jan 10
Creative Sales & Marketing Strategies,
Oct 7-Jan 24
Business Operations & Management,
Oct 21-Jan 31
Developing Financial Statements, Oct
16-Jan 31
Legal Considerations For Start-Up
Businesses, Nov 2 & Jan 4
Sunnyside Community Services
Annual Celebration (RSVP at
www.scsny.org or call 718.784.6173
ext. 449) Paper Factory, 37-06 36 St,
LIC, Oct 30, 6:30 pm.
Town Hall with Mayor de Blasio
Martin Van Buren High School, 230-
17 Hillside Ave, Queens Village, Nov
2, 7 pm. Doors open at 6 pm. To RSVP
visit www.nyc.gov/cd23townhall,
queenstownhall@cityhall.nyc.gov, or
call 212.788.1453. RSVP by Nov 1 at
5 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.
Windmill Garden Halloween
Festival Oct 31, 6-8 pm.

Women Exceeding Barriers Panel
Discussion (free) Vaugh College, 86-
01 23 Ave, Flushing, Room W155A/B,
Oct 26, 11 am-12 pm.
YMCA-LIC Toastmasters Open
House 32-23 Queens Blvd, LIC, Nov
2, 12-1 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 through December.
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.
Queen of Astoria Third Annual Ice
Cream Social Party ($5 tickets available for purchase online at qoaicecreamsocial.eventbrite.com) Tickeys
include access to make your own sundae bar. $5 Boozy floats and dessert
themed cocktails also available. 34-27
Steinway St, Nov 3, 9 pm-1 am.
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.


American-Italian Cancer
Foundation Mobile, No-cost Breast
Cancer Screening Program No copays required and deductibles are
waived, uninsured women are welcome. -AM Miller’s Office, 83-91
Woodhaven Blvd, Woodhaven, Oct 29,
9 am-12 pm.
Breast Cancer Information Session
(free) Queens Medical Associates,
176-60 Union Tpke, Suite 360, Fresh
Meadows, West Conference Room,
Oct 26, 3-5 pm.
Free Prostate Cancer Screenings Sen
Addabbo & Integrated Medical
Foundation for men over age 40 NOT
previously diagnosed w/ prostate cancer, w/ or w/o insurance. Bring self-addressed envelope & photo ID.
Screenings incl. PSA blood test. Space
is ltd., schedule an apt at 718.4971630
or 66-85 73 Pl.
No-Cost Digital Mammograms &
Clinical Breast Exams. American-

Italian Cancer Foundation. Uninsured
welcome. Women age 40+ w/insurance; age 50+ w/o ins., NYC residents;
once annually. Info and appointment
(required) near you 877.628.9090, 9
am-4:30 pm (unless otherwise noted)
Travel Warning for Pregnant
Women: Zika Virus May cause birth
defects. There is no vaccine; also sexually transmitted; may be no symptoms.
Info, maps of affected areas:


Bayside Historical Society 208 Totten
Ave, Bayside, call 718.352.1548
-16th Annual Totten Trot 5K Foot Race
& Free Kids Fun Run ($40 on race
day/ discounted price of $35 until Oct
28). Fort Totten, Totten Ave and 15 Rd,
Bayside, Oct 29, registration at &:30
am, 5K foot race and walk at 9 am,
kids fun run at 10 am.
Reading & Discussion Program
from Humanities New York on
World War I Maple Grove Cemetery,
Victorian Administration Building, 83-
15 Kew Gardens Rd, Kew Gardens,
through Nov 18, 10 am-11:30 am.


Queens Library: 100s of events daily
visit www.queenslibrary.org, click on
programs; call Central Library
718.990.0700 or individual branches.
Free or Low-Cost Health Insurance
for You and Your Family! Sunnyside
Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Ave, LIC,
Oct 27, 1 pm.
Health Insurance Info and
Enrollment Broadway Library, 40-20
Broadway, LIC, Oct 25, 1 pm; Lefferts
Library, 103-34 Lefferts Blvd,
Richmond Hill, Oct 26, 12 pm.
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.
Forest Hills Library 108-19 71 Ave,
Forest Hills
-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.
Starting Oct 5 over seven weeks.
-United Nations Association-

USA/Queens Chapter on Climate
Change: Sustainable Development
Goal 13. Oct 30, 5:30-7:30 pm.
Tai Chi Woodside Library, 54-22
Skillman Ave, Oct 30, 2:30 pm.
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.
Visit www.alleypond.com to register.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston
This week: Keep Calm and Practice
Yoga, Young Chefs - Ghastly Grub
-Spooktacular Celebration ($10-$16).
Come in costume to play games and
make not-so-spooky craft. Ages 18
months-4 years. Oct 31, 12:30-2 pm.
-Haunted Halloween Hike ($7-$13).
Ages 8-12 years. Oct 31, 6:30-8 pm.
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Events for more info call
-Free Tennis Lessons for Seniors.
Tennis Courts near USTA (Meridien
Road), Mondays and Wednesdays,
now through Oct 25, 10 am-12 pm
-World’s Fair History Bike Ride. Oct
28, 11 am-1 pm.
-Omar’s Halloween. Fantasy Forest,
near 111 St, Oct 28, 2-6 pm.
-Citizens of the Earth: Studio in the
Park. Queens Museum lawn, near
Unisphere. Oct 28 and 29, 11 am-4 pm.
-Shocktoberfest!. Playground for All
Children, near 111 St, Oct 29, 12-3 pm.
-Arts in the Parks: Uniqlo Park
Expressions. Grant applications for
NYC Parks’ 2018 summer season for
artists accepted now through Nov 17.
-Circle Fence by Ai Wei Wei.
Unisphere, now through Feb 11, 2018.
-Never Built New York. Queens
Museum, open Wed-Sun, now though
Feb 18, 2018.
-Weekly Open Run. 111 St Parking
Lot, near 55 Av e, Thursdays, 7-8 pm.
NYC Parks Invites Community to
Help Plan Future of Neighborhood
Parks: Chappetto Square PS 85,
Judge Charles J. Vallone School, 23-70
81 St, Oct 30, 6:3-8:15 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
-Children’s Fall Festival ($20 admission all ages). Oct 29, 11 am-4 pm.
-Seasonal Farmstand, May 17-Nov,
Weds-Fri, 11 am-3 pm, Sat & Sun 11
am-5 pm.
Randall’s Island Park Alliance Icahn
Stadium/Randall’s Island Park, 20
Randalls Island
-Run the River 5K. Oct 28, 8:30 am-1
-Free Fun Run for Kids (register with
promo code QL17). Oct 28, 8:30 am-1


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
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
Certified Home Health Aide
Training 3-wk program, open house
Mon & Tues, 1st 2 wks/month. Info at
Educational Opportunities The State
Education Depart. Continuing
Education Services Vocational
Rehabilitation if you have a disability,
or unemployed visit
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
Grace Institute (Free) Women transition back into the workforce. For training program and info www.graceinstitute.org/admissions@graceinstitute.or
LaGuardia Community College

NYC Resident veterans 60 or older
may attend college for a small fee. For
more info 718-482-5386
Military Mondays Veterans seeking
advice concerning SSI/SSD benefits,
housing concerns, child support, etc
are invited to call live answer hotline at
917.661.4500 weekdays from 10 am-4
pm for eligibility information and to
make an appointment.
NYC Department of Buildings
Homeowners and Residents Night
120-55 Queens Blvd, Tuesdays at 4 &
7 pm
Small Biz Owners: Opportunity to
Request Your No-Cost Compliance
Consultation NYC Department of
Small Business Services offers no-cost
consultations on city regulations.
Advisors will not issue violations of
fines. For more info contact
718.606.1800 or info@sunnysideshines.org
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.
NYC Department of Veterans’
Services Satellite Office designed to
enhance accessibility for veterans to
services. For further info call
718.286.2868. Walk-ins welcome.
Queens Borough Hall SUite 222, 120-
55 Queens Blvd, Tues-Thurs, 10 am-2
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


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.


Food Scrap Collection (by Big! compost) 10 am to 1 pm. Info at
Dutch Kills Civic Association Street
Fair 36 Ave, Oct 29.


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
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. www.queensbp.org.
Earth Day NYS DEC new user-friendly website navigation by topic:
Outdoor Recreation; Animals, Plants,
Aquatic Life; Chemical and Pollution
Control; Lands and Waters; Education;
Energy; Permits and Licenses; Public
Involvement and News; Regulations
and Enforcement; Publications, Forms,
Maps, etc. Info visit www.dec.ny.gov
Free Services: Immigration /
Naturalization, Senior Benefits,
Community Health Advocate. 93-03

Roosevelt Ave 2R, Jackson Heights;
Flushing Office 133-04 39 Ave.,
Chhaya CDC 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl.,
Jackson Hts:
-Free Citizenship Application
Assistance. Appt, info: 718.478.3848.
3rd Sundays, 2:30-6 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
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 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,
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
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,
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,
-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 718-786-9273
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,
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
Vocational Rehabilitation State
Education Department Office of Adult
Career and Continuing Education
Services Queens District Office, 11-15
47th Ave, LIC. For persons w/ disability & unemployed Info 347.510.3100,

Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC,
-CUNY Fatherhood Academy 4-
month, 3 day a week program
Recruiting Now (free; ages 18-24;
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,
-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,
-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.

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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