2017-11-15 / 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.
-Carol Sudhalter’s Astoria Big Band:
Memories of Jazz in Queens
($16/$10 members and students).
Nov 17, 8 pm.
-Fall for Kunqu ($16/$10 members
and students). Nov 18, 1:30 pm
LIC Arts Open 44-02 23 St, #321,
LIC. More info at licartsopen.org
-Fall Salon, Nov 16-19. Opening
reception at the Plaxall Gallery exhibition. Open studios the weekend of
Nov 18 and 19.
-Fall Open Studios. For more info
pick up a brochure or visit the website. Will be in multiple buildings
including the LIC Arts Center at 44-
02 23 St, Reis Studios, and The
Plaxall Gallery at 5-25 46 Ave, Nov
-Fire & Clay. LIC Arts Open Gallery,
30-30 47 Rd, LIC, through Nov 30.
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
-Cathy Wilkes Exhibition. Open
through Mar 11, 2018.
-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
-Artists at Noguchi Film Screening
“Membra Disjecta: Gonzalo Fonseca
and the Heart of Stone” (free). RSVP
required to
publicprograms@noguchi.org. Nov
15, 6:30 pm, door at 6 pm.
Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd
-Center for Ethnic, Racial and
Religious Understanding Host
Discussion on Immigration Policy
During Trump’s First Year. Dining
Hall Patio Room, Nov 15, 4:30-9
-Queens College Orchestra, (free;

$20 suggested for Sunday performance) LeFrak Concert Hall, Nov 15
& 19.
-K-Ci and JoJo, Colden Auditorium
(tickets $59-$109) Nov 24, 8 pm.
-Opera Scenes concert by ACSM
students. LeFrak Concert Hall. (tickets $5-$10) Dec 1, 7:30 pm.
-Neha Kakkar LIVE 2017! (free)
Queens College Art Center, through
Dec 15.
-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 14.
Queens Council on the Arts 37-11
35 Ave, Astoria
-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.
- SU- CASA Artist- in- Residence
Program to Create Art with Senior
Population, deadline for application
Nov 15.
-Queens Emerging Artists Business
Prize Awards Ceremony. Nov 29, 6-8
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)
-Winter Holiday Market 2017: Open
Call to Vendors. Visit website for
more info. Application due Nov 17.
-Premiere Screening of “FACE THE
EARTH” by Ming-Chuan Huang.
Nov 18, 2-4 pm.
-Julia Weist with Nestore Sire:
17.(SEPT) [By WeistSirePC]. Nov
19, 2-5 pm.
-Save the Date, Save Your Costume!
Spooktacular Family Fundraiser.
With a monster playground with
furry creatures on skateboards, jellyfish on Coney Island roller coasters,
skyscrapers full of grumpy gremlines, join the costume party for live
music, scavenger hunts, raffle prizes,
treats, and more. Jan 27, 2-4 pm.
-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
-“Frida Libre” (tickets range $20-
$42). Shows in English and Spanish,
Nov 16-19, times vary.
-“The Anatomy of Love” by Ted
Malawer for New American Voices
Reading Series. Nov 18, 8 pm.
Queensborough Performing Arts
Center 222-05 56 Ave, Bayside, call
718.631.6311 or visit www.visitqpac.org to purchase tickets and for
more info.
-Debby Boone: Swing This! with
The Diva Jazz Orchestra (tickets
$29-$45). Nov 19, 3 pm.
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01
Vernon Blvd, LIC. Info
718.956.1819, socratessculpturepark.org
-Free Yoga In The Park Every
-Call for proposals with
Architectural League for emerging
designers to design & fabricate public seating. Information session at
Architectural League, 596
Broadway, Nov 28, 7 pm.
York College All events at Milton G.
Bassin Performing Arts Center, 94-
95 Guy R Brewer Blvd, Jamaica,
unless stated otherwise.
-York College Big Band Preview,
Nov 15, 7 pm.


“Cat’s Cradle” Presented by
Douglaston Community Theatre
Zion Episcopal Church, Parish Hall,
243-01 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
Nov 17 at 8 pm, Nov 18 at 2 pm and
8 pm.
Dances of the World 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.
Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema

Second Annual Event 2018 Film
submissions now open.
“Pirate Pete’s Parrot” and
“Princess Particular” ($10
Children/$15 Adults). The Secret
Theatre, 44-02 23 St, LIC, alternating weekends, sched online, 2:30
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria
This week: Go Ricki!, Christian
Finnegan’s “My Goodness,” Lucie
Pohl’s Immigrant Jam, Happy Place
Comedy, Tinder Tales Live, Shame!,
Movies R Dum Presents Zardoz,
Baby & Me Comedy, The Odd Rock
Comedy Hour, QED Presents,
Amer’s Sweethearts, Date Night w/
Tony Deyo, Sip-N-Scribe, Drink-N-Draw, Awkward Stage Comedy, No
Feelings Present


104th Precinct Community
Council Meeting 104th Precinct,
Muster Room, 64-02 Catalpa Ave,
Ridgewood, Nov 21, 7:30 pm.
Astoria Homeowners, Tenants, &
Business Civic Association Meeting
w/ BP Katz The St, Francis of Assisi
Academy Gymnasium, Monsignor
Maresca Center, 21-17 45 St,
Astoria, Nov 15, 7:30 pm.
BP Katz All events at Queens
Borough Hall (120-55 Queens Blvd)
unless otherwise listed, for more info
call 718.286.3000
-Immigrant Tenants Rights Forum
Hosted by BP Katz, NYS Division of
Human Rights, NYS Division of
Homes & Community Renewal, and
NYS Office for New Americans.
Nov 16, 10 am.
Celebrate 100 Years of Women
Voting w/ Center for the Women of
New York. Have birthday cake and
celebrate. Join panel of activist
women to discuss recent challenges
to rights feminists have worked to
achieve. Queensboro Hall, room
213, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Kew
Gardens, Nov 15, 7:15 pm.
Chian Federation Business &
Social Networking Happy Hour
(free entry) Complimentary cocktails
and hos d’oeuvres to be served. For
more in call 718.204.2550. 44-01
Broadway, Astoria, Nov 16, 7:30
Community Board 1 Monthly
Meeting The Astoria World Manor,
22-25 Astoria Blvd, Astoria, Nov 21,
6:30 pm.
Community Board 2 Toy Drive for
Needy Children Drop off donations
at the CB2 office Monday through
Friday, 9 am-5 pm, through Dec 15.

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 pm.
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
Identity Theft Safety from NYPD
Community Affairs After a data
breach of Equifax, a major credit
reporting agency, website has been
set up to help determine if your information has been compromised:
www.equifaxsecurity2017.com. Visit
www.nypdcommunityaffairs.org for
up-to-date info from the NYPD.
Italian Charities of America, Inc.
83-20 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst.
-Saturday Night Dance ($12/$10
members entrance fee). Nov 18, 8
pm-12 am.
-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.
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.
Peralta Human & Civil Rights
Task Force Call Sen. Peralta’s district office in order to join at
718.205.3881. If in need of assistance, call the Independent
Democratic Conference’s toll-free
emergency hotline for immigration
legal services at 800.213.6385.
Queens Economic Development
Corporation 120-55 Queens Blvd,
Suite 309, for more info call
-Legal Clinic. Nov 15, 5:30 pm.
-Women’s Power Networking
Breakfast: Are You Ready to Get
Press Coverage? Nov 16, 8:30 am.
-Entrepreneurial Assistance
Program. Includes how to write a
business plan, conduct industry and
market research, marketing and sales
techniques, operations structure,
technology to automate and streamline business, legally structure your
business, competitive positioning,
structure financial statements,
finance your business. The
Entrepreneur Space, 36-46 37 St,
LIC, classes through Dec 21.
-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, Jan 4
Rescue Rabbit Adoption Event
Petco, 133-11 20 Ave, College Point,
Nov 18, 12 pm.
Ridgewood Democratic Club
Meeting: Development Its Effect
on Our Communities 60-70 Putnam
Ave, Ridgewood, Nov 17, 7 pm.
Sunnyside Shines
-Holiday Lighting Ceremony. Under
Sunnyside Arch, Queens Blvd and 46
St, Nov 21, 6 pm.
-The Sunnyside Shines Holiday
Passport! Money-saving holiday
coupon book will be given out at the
Holiday Lighting Ceremony and can
be requested by calling
718.606.1800. Nov 21 through Dec

United Forties Civic Association
Inc. St. Teresa’s Parish Center, 50-22
44 St, Woodside, Nov 16, 7 pm.
We Love Whitestone Town
Meeting Holy Cross Greek
Orthodox Church Basement, 150-05
12 Ave/150 St, Whitestone, Nov 15,
7:30 pm.


Katch with DJ “Easy” Drink and
Food Specials 31-19 Newtown Ave,
-Thanksgiving Eve Party. Nov 22, 8
-Booking holiday parties and events
w/ special packages, heated outdoor
garden, business parties, and can
help book sport celebrity signings.


American-Italian Cancer
Foundation Mobile, No-cost
Digital Mammograms & Clinical
Breast Exams Screening Program
No co-pays required and deductibles
are waived. Women age 40+ w/insurance; age 50+ w/o ins., NYC residents; uninsured welcome. For info
and appointment (required), call
877.628.9090. 9 am-4:30 pm (unless
otherwise noted).
-Queens Library, 38-23 104 St,
Corona, Nov 16.
-New Life Community Health
Center, 82-10 Queens Boulevard,
Elmhurst, Nov 18.
-Holy Child Jesus Church, 111-11 86
Ave, Richmond Hills, Nov 19.
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.
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.


Maple Grove Cemetery Victorian
Administration Building, 83-15 Kew
Gardens Rd, Kew Gardens. For more
info call 347.878.6614, visit
www.friendsofmaplegrove.org, or
-Reading & Discussion Program

from Humanities New York on World
War I. Through Nov 18, 10 am-11:30
-Create Framed Jewelry Art
Workshop ($25/$20 for members, fee
includes all supplies). Seats are limited, call or email to reserve. Dec 17,
10 am-4 pm.


Queens Library: 100s of events
daily visit www.queenslibrary.org,
click on programs; call Central
Library 718.990.0700 or individual
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.
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
ueens 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, Forest Hills. Starting
Oct 5 over seven weeks.
Sunnyside Swap (free) Bring gently used & working items, no furniture or large electronics. Request a
suggested healthy non-perishable
food donation for the St. Teresa’s
food pantry. To volunteer, email sunnysideswap@gmail.com. For more
info, visit Facebook page. Queens
Library Sunnyside Branch, 43-06
Greenpoint ave, Nov 17, 2-5 pm.


Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
Visit www.alleypond.com to register.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston
This week: Autumn Wine and Paint
Night, Keel Calm and Practice Yoga
Thanksgiving Feel-Do Good
Session, Young Chefs Give Thanks
Once Again!, Sunday Brunch
Terrarium Class by luludi living art,
Kidz Kitchen - Squawklicious

Dishes, Toddler Tales - Apples and
Pumpkins, Little Naturalist
Storytime - Owl Babies, Tai Chi for
Beginners (Fall 5 week series)
-Queens County Bird Club Presents
“Chimney Swifts and People” (free).
Visit www.qcbirdclub.org for more
info. Nov 15, 8 pm.
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Events for more info call
-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,
-Never Built New York. Queens
Museum, open Wed-Sun, now
though Feb 18, 2018.
-Weekly Open Run. 111 St Parking
Lot, near 55 Ave, Thursdays, 7-8 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.


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,


Food Scrap Collection (by Big!
compost) 10 am to 1 pm. Info at
Queens Greenmarket: Sunnyside
Skillman Ave & 43 St, Saturdays, 8
am-3 pm. Visit grownyc.org for info.


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, NY 10017,
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,
-Kitty Karetakers of Queens
Astoria, Long Island City,
Sunnyside, Woodside: 7186707221,
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps
find homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
-www.petfinder.com For further
Business Assistance Calendar For
business owners seeking assistance
in skills. www.queensbp.org.
Certified Home Health Aide
Training 3-wk program, open house
Mon & Tues, 1st 2 wks/month. Info
at 718.784.6160
Chhaya CDC 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl.,
Jackson Hts:
-Free Citizenship Application
Assistance. Appt, info:
718.478.3848. 3rd Sundays, 2:30-6
-Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid
Soc. & Chhaya CDC, Sen. Peralta,
CM Dromm. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-
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
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 pm.
Free Services: Immigration /
Naturalization, Senior Benefits,
Community Health Advocate. 93-03
Roosevelt Ave 2R, Jackson Heights;
Flushing Office 133-04 39 Ave.,
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848
x11 Thurs 9:30 am-noon (ID
-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 Compost Containers for apartment bldgs. of at least 10 stories. 311
or nyc.gov/organics.
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
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,
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,
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
Grace Institute (Free) Women transition back into the workforce. For
training program and info www.graceinstitute.org/admissions@graceinstitute.org.
-Professional Program’s Evening
Health Care Sector 8 wk programs.
Info, open houses, start dates, graceinstitute.org or email
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.
Jobs: Queens Workforce 1 Career
Center, 168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl,
Jamaica. Info 718.557.6755,
Military Mondays Veterans seeking
advice concering 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 elegibility information
and to make an appointment.
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 Buildings
Homeowners and Residents Night
120-55 Queens Blvd, Tuesdays at 4
& 7 pm
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-onone help; Easy access to the services
needed to start, operate and grow
your business. Visit
www.nyc.gov/business or call 718-
NYS Comptroller’s office
unclaimed funds. Info
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),
Project Open House by Mayor
assists individuals in their homes by
removing small architectural barriers. Visit
QEDC (Queens Econ. Devel.
Corp.) Resources for small business
owners, entrepreneurs, General
Queens events. Info 718.263.0546,
www.queensny.org/qedc/ (RSVP

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
Raccoons in NYC For info on raccoons, rabies, protect your home,
pets call 311 or nyc.gov/health/rabies
Riders Alliance Organizing mass
transit riders for affordable fares,
service restoration, general improvements. www.ridersny.org., 212-590-
Sen. Peralta Free Legal Counsel
Starting November, Sen. Peralta’s
office with legal professionals for the
CUNY School of Law’s Community
Legal Resource Network will offer
free legal counsel on immigration
and housing. Partnered with the
Immigrant Defense Coalition and
Sen. Peralta are Asian Americans for
Equality, Cattholic Charities of New
York, Center for the Integration and
Advancement of New Americabs,
CUNY/Citizenship NOW, Emerald
Isle Immgrant Center, HER Justice
(Manhattan), New York Immigration
Coalition (Manhattan), and Queens
County District Attorney Office of
Immigrant Affairs.
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 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 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
Sunnyside Up Free Pre-
Kindergarten Students must be 4

yrs old, born in 2013. Call
718.784.6173 ext 410 or email
Tree Guard Program To request
trees or protect extant trees. For more
info, visit
Vocational Rehabilitation For the
disabled & unemployed. Info at
347.510.3100, or acces.nysed.gov
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 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,
Whitepoint Cheer Squad Spring
and Fall Cheer Program For details
& registration visit whitepointyouthfootball.com.
Whitestone Fall In-House Football
League ($250) For info and to register contact whitepointyouthfootball@aol.com or John McArdle at
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
Workforce 1 Career Center,
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl.,
Jamaica, 718.557.6755,

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,
-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
-NYC Resident Veterans 60 or older
may attend college for a small fee.
For more info 718-482-5386
-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
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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