2018-01-10 / 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
-LIC Arts Open 44-02 23 St, #321, LIC.
More info at licartsopen.org
-Open Call: Exposure. Apply online.
Exhibition opens Jan 11 and runs through
Feb 1.
Louis Armstrong House Museum 34-56
107 St, Corona. Donations accepted.
-Shop on the Amazon Smile site at
amzn.to/2n0MlrX. 5% of your purchase will
be donated to the Louis Armstrong House
-Annual Gala: 50 Years of “What a
Wonderful World.” Premium tables on sale
now. To RSVP or for more info email
gala@louisarmstronghouse.org or call
718.478.8275 x103. Capitale, 130 Bowery,
Jan 23. Silent auction, cocktails, and hors
d’oeuvres at 6:30 pm; dinner, awards ceremony, and musical performance by Wycliffe
Gordon & His International All Stars beginning at 7:30 pm.
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC
-Moriah Evans: Figuring. Presented at
SculptureCenter in January. Tickets available now.
-Cathy Wilkes Exhibition. Open through
Mar 11.
-After-Hours Viewings of James Turrell’s
Meeting! ($20), every Mon beginning May
Noguchi Museum 9-01 33 Rd, LIC
-Self-Interned, 1942: Noguchi in Poston
War Relocation Center Exhibition. On view
through Jan 28.
Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd
-Sweet Honey in the Rock (tickets $35) .
Tickets avail now online presale code:
HONEY18. Colden Auditorium, Jan 14.
Queens Council on the Arts 37-11 35 Ave,
-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.
-QCA 2018 Gala: Caribbean Carnival.
Purchase tickets online. Knockdown Center,
52-19 Flushing Ave, Maspeth, Feb 15, 7-10
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)
-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.
-Anna K.E.:Profound Approach and Easy
Outcome. On view through Feb 18.
-A Passion for Tiffany Lamps Thru April.
-Adopt-A-Building on the Famed Panorama
($50-$1000) Info 718.592.9700 x 141, or
dw@queensmuseum.org. Ongoing.
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon
Blvd, LIC. Info 718.956.1819, socratessculpturepark.org
-Free Yoga In The Park Every Sat/Sun.
-The Socrates Annual Exhibition. On view
through March 11.

Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema Second
Annual Event 2018 Film submissions now
Thalia Hispanic Theatre 41-17 Greenpoint
Ave, Sunnyside. For more info call
-Theatre Workshop: Dance and Castanets
($250). Discounts for families with more
than one child enrolled. For ages 7-13.
Classes will be Feb 24-June 2, Saturdays
from 10 am-12 pm.
The Secret Theatre 44-02 23 St, LIC. Visit
www.secrettheatre.com or call 718.392.0722
for more info.
-“Pirate Pete’s Parrot” and “Princess
Particular” ($10 children/$15 adults).
Alternating weekends, sched online, 2:30

BP Katz All events at Queens Borough Hall
(120-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed, for more info call 718.286.3000
Community Board 5 Meeting Christ the
King High School, cafeteria, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village, Jan 10,
7:30 pm.
Department of Sanitation Now Hiring
Emergency Snow Laborers People interested in working as emergency snow laborers for the upcoming snow season should
register at their local sanitation garage.
Hermes Expo Exclusive networking opportunities in NY and PA. Location TBD,
March 26.
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
-Mayor de Blasio set up 18 drop off locations around NYC through the Mayor’s
Fund to Advance New York City. Go to
www1.nyc.gov/site/fund/index.page 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
-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.
Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside will meet the
2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month at
Sidetracks 45-08 Queens Blvd, Sunnyside
6:30 pm.
LIC/Astoria Lions Club will meet second
Tuesday of the month at the Irish Center
1040 Jackson Ave, LIC, 7 pm.
LIC Partnership Business Survey Tell us
what you think about the future of LIC and
you’ll be entered to win 2 round-trip tickets,
courtesy of JetBlue. Take the survey at licqns.com/survey2017. Survey is open
through Jan 31.
NYPD Recruiting Announcing the opening
of the police officer exam. Visit NYPD website and Department of City-Wide
Administrative Services’ website for more
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 Community House LGBTQ+
Youth Drop-In Center Holiday Drive
Collecting holiday wish list items, gift cards,
food, clothing, and toiletries. Drop off until
Jan 13 at the following locations: Forest
Hills Community Center, 108-25 62 Dr,
Forest Hills; Queens Center for Gay Seniors,
37-06 77 St, Jackson Heights; Generation Q,
110-01 62 Dr, Forest Hills.
Queens Economic Development
Corporation 120-55 Queens Blvd, Suite
309, for more info call 718.263.0546
-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

Applebee’s Pancake Fundraiser With
Kiwanis of Bayside (tickets $10) Tickets
must be purchased in advance and will cover
breakfast. For tickets contact Lenny
Mancuso at lennymancuso450@gmail.com
or call 516.99.2569. Fundraiser will support
many local causes: children, veterans,
women, and hurricane victims. There will be
live entertainment and raffles. 213-29 26
Ave, Bayside, Jan 20, 8-10 am.
Katch with DJ “Easy” Drink and Food
Specials 31-19 Newtown Ave, Astoria
-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).
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.

Bayside Historical Society 208 Totten Ave,
Fort Totten, Bayside. Visit baysidehistorical.org or call 718.352.1548 for more info.
-17th Annual Art Show Opening Reception,
Jan 14, 2 pm. On view through Jan 28.

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.
Jamaica Food Entrepreneurship and
Services Training Space (FEASTS) Apply
online for free program. Now accepting
applications through January 12, 5 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 with four day classes per week.
Begins Jan 2.

Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC)
Pre-register for ALL events. Visit www.alleypond.com to register. 228-06 Northern Blvd,
This week: Alley ECOclub-Icey Extremes
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Events for
more info call 718.760.6565
-Weekly Open Run. 111 St Parking Lot, near 55
Ave, Thursdays, 7-8 pm.
-Circle Fence by Ai Wei Wei. Unisphere, now
through Feb 11.
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 & Carbon monoxide detector, door
locks, window locks & screens, railings, light
bulbs, sinks & faucets, holes, cracks & dents in
wall, winterizing windows, more. Required:
60+ yrs, NYC resident, show financial need.
Info at 212.453.9542, 212.453.9607 or
Queens AARP Chorus Looking for retired
people to sing at nursing homes and AARP
chapters. Meet every Fri @ 1 pm. Clearview
Self Help Center, 208-11 26 Ave, Bayside.
Technology Classes For Seniors (Free)
Available to all Queensbridge residents.
Mon/Wed: Beyond the Basics (in Spanish),
Computer Basics. Tues/Fri: Beyond the Basics,
Financial Literacy, Social Networking.
Queensbridge Jacob A. Riis Senior Center, 10-
25 41 Ave, LIC.
Food Scrap Collection (by Big! compost) 10
am to 1 pm. Info at grownyc.org
Queens Greenmarket: Sunnyside Skillman
Ave & 43 St, Saturdays, 8 am-3 pm. Visit
grownyc.org for info.

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