2018-01-10 / Community Calendar

Directory; Recurring Events


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 Rockaway
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animals Can’t Talk
-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.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Bayside Little League 2018
Registration The Club House, 25-32
168 St (lower level). Accepts ages 4
through 17 and also offers girls softball. For info and registration, visit
Bombers Youth Lacrosse Program
Boys and girls K-8 grade, high school
boys and girls, boys youth travel
teams, boys and girls youth travel
teams, boys elite high school travel
teams, 1st sticks beginner classes, and
boys and girls training sessions.
Sessions available year-round with
experienced coaching staff, no parent
coaches. For more info visit bomberslacrosse.com, email bomberslacrosseclub@aol.com, or call
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
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

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, 718.726.0034.
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 admissions@graceinstitute.org

Grand Opening: Book Culture LIC
Court Square’s first bookstore, Book
Culture LIC, opened at 26-09 Jackson
HANAC Western Queens
Caregivers Network. Weekly support
group, counseling sessions, referrals.
Info 718.777.6941
ICYMI: Health Department Pop-
Up on Queens Plaza North Free, in-person health insurance enrollment.
Application counselors can help you
sign up for health insurance and SNAP
(food stamp) assistance. Walk-ins welcome, interpretation services available. 25-05 Queens Plaza North near
Chase bank, open Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm.
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,
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
-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 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-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
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), 718.784.6979.
Prepare Your Organization for a
Winter Storm Ensure your business
is prepared with “FEMA’s Prepare
Your Organization for a Winter Storm
Playbook.” The free PDF is available
online and provides tools and
resources with instructuins to help you
prepare for inclement weather.
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 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
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., 212-590-9427
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, 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
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.
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
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
whitepointyouthfootball@aol.com or
John McArdle at 347.322.0374.
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, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1. World Ice Arena FMCP Aquatics
Center/Ice Rink, near Avery Ave and
131 St in Flushing Meadows Corona
Park. One of the best indoor ice rinks
in the city, bring your own skates or
rent a pair. Skating lessons available,
as well as games of ice hockey or sled
hockey. Fees apply. Open Monday to
Sunday, times vary.

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
-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 registration.
Weds 10:45-11:45 am,
718.225.6750 ext 229, Email
-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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