2018-01-31 / 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.
-Romantic Rococo & Beatles Baroque
Presented by Queens Symphony Orchestra
(free). Feb 2, 7:30 pm.
-Monthly Jazz Jam ($10/free for members,
students, musicians). Feb 7, 7-10 pm.
LIC Arts Open 44-02 23 St, #321, LIC.
More info at licartsopen.org
-Exposure Exhibition. On view through Feb
1.
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC
-Night at the Museum: Lunar New Year
($15). Buy tickets online. Organized in collaboration with NYC’s roving dance party
and featuring DJs, live performances, one-night only installations, and food vendors.
Feb 9, 8 pm-12 am.
-Cathy Wilkes Exhibition. Open through
Mar 11.
-After-Hours Viewings of James Turrell’s
Meeting! ($20), every Mon beginning May
8.
Noguchi Museum 9-01 33 Rd, LIC
-Free First Fridays. Admission is free all
day on the first Friday of the month. Tours
offered at 2 pm in English and Japanese.
Feb 2, 10 am-5 pm.
-Noguchi Talks with Dakin Hart: The
Sculpture of Gonzalo Fonseca. Feb 4, 1-2
pm.
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.
-SUNY Queens Education Opportunity
Center (free). RSVP online. SUNY Queens
Educational Opportunity Center, 158-29
Archer Ave, Jamaica, Jan 31, 6-8 pm.
-QCA 2018 Gala: Caribbean Carnival.
Purchase tickets online. Knockdown Center,
52-19 Flushing Ave, Maspeth, Feb 15, 7-10
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)
-Patty Chang: The Wandering 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.
-Julia Weist with Nestor Sire: 17.(SEPT)

[By WeistSirePC]. On view through Feb 18.
-Anna K.E.:Profound Approach and Easy
Outcome.On view through Feb 18.
-RESISTgrafia - New New Yorkers
Workshop. Through March 9.
-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.
Queens Theatre 14 United Nations Ave S,
Corona. For more info, visit queenstheatre.org.
-“Tango Fire.” Part of the Dance Series. Feb
3-4.
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon
Blvd, LIC. Info 718.956.1819, socratessculpturepark.org
-The Socrates Annual Exhibition.
EXTENDED through March 25.

ARTS OTHER:

QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria
This week: Not My President-A Monthly
Show of Resistance, Alternative Fax, No
Such Thing as Love, Laugh It Up Astoria!,
QED Presents, Drink & Draw, Origami,
Line Break, Nerd is the New Black, The
Dirty Show, Social Media Crash Course,
Intro to Podcasting, A Bowl of Super Trivia,
Dear Diary, PR 101, Intro to Crochet Class-
Valentine’s Day Hearts, Yellow Tape-A
True Crime Trivia Night
Thalia Hispanic Theatre 41-17 Greenpoint
Ave, Sunnyside. For more info call
718.729.3880, www.thaliatheatre.org.
-“Queens of the Night/Reinas de la Noche”
a World Premiere LGBTQ Musical ($37-
$45). Call to order tickets. Feb 2-25.
-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
pm.
Water Resources Art & Poetry Contest
2nd-12th Grade students invited to submit
artwork and poetry creatively expressing
knowledge, appreciation, and understanding
of NY’s shared water resources. For more
information and guidelines, visit
nyc.gov/dep or contact
educationoffice@dep.nyc.gov. Deadline is
March 9.

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.
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing. Feb 1,
10:30 am.
-[Rescheduled from Jan 30] Queens
Borough Public Hearing on FY19 Queens
Preliminary Budget Priorities. Feb 5, 10 am.
-“Next New Idea to New Venture” Class.
Pre-registration required at
queensny.org/qedc/business/event. Feb 5, 6

pm.
-Joint Breakfast Meeting with Queens
Chamber of Commerce and Queens
Borough Cabinet. Antun’s of Queens
Village, 96-43 Springfield Blvd, Feb 6, 8:30
am.
-New York State Citizen Preparedness
Corps Training. Pre-registration required at
www.prepare.ny.gov. Holy Unity Baptist
Church, 167-10 137 Ave, Jamaica, Feb 6,
6:30 pm.
Community Board 2 Meeting Sunnyside
Community Services, ground floor, 43-31
39 St, Feb 1, 6:30 pm.
Community Education Council District
25 Meeting 30-48 Linden Place, room 407,
4th floor conference room, Feb 7, 7 pm.
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 Constantinides’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
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. 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 Rico and
Caribbean Locations. Contact station at
k2gsg@gardenschool.org.
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.
LICity/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.
NCO Safety Summit with CM van
Bramer, CM Constantinides, and AM
Barnwell Join 114 Precinct neighborhood
coordination officers to discuss community
concerns. Boulevard Gardens Assembly
Hall, 51-42 31 Ave, Feb 28, 7-8 pm.
Old Astoria Neighorhood Association
Meeting Historic St. George Church, basement, 14-20 27 Ave, Astoria, Jan 31, 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 718.263.0546
-New Idea to New Venture 2/5; Women’s
Power Networking Breakfast-A Panel with
Food Entrepreneurs 2/8; Get MWBE
Certified 2/22; Legal Clinic 2/27.
Queens Night Market in Flushing
Meadows Corona Park on Saturdays, starting April 21. Sponsors welcome. For more
info, visit queensnightmarket.com.
-Vendor Application now open at
http://bit.ly/qnm-vendor-2018, or email
vendor@queensnightmarket.com.
-Interested performers may apply by writing
to performer@queensnightmarket.com.
-Small business seminars, visit online for
more info:
Session I - Feb 13, 6-8:30 pm - First Steps
to Formalize Your Business
Session II - Feb 20, 6-8:30 pm - Serving &
Developing Your Customer Base
Session III - Feb 26, 6-8:30 pm - Tips for
Running a Successful Business & Access to
Capital
Sunnyside Up Free Pre-Kindergarten
Hours are 8:30 am to 2:50 pm, including
breakfast and lunch.
-Pre-K for All Registration opens on Feb 5
at schools.nyc.gov/applyonline. Enter code
30QBGOFDPK to register for Sunnyside
UP as your first choice.
-Open House. To RSVP, call 718.784.6173
ext. 410 or email LYagual@scsny.org. 43-
31 39 St, Sunnyside, Feb 8, 9 am.
Valentines for Vets sponsored by AM
Braunstein and the Law Offfices of Ann-
Margaret Carrozza Donate cards, candy
(sugar-free a plus!), playing cards, puzzles,
shaving cream, toothbrushes, toothpaste,
new clothing items for hospitalized and disabled veterans. Drop off at Braunstain’s
office, 213-33 39 Ave, Suite 238; Law
Offices of Ann-Margaret Carrozza, 213-38
40 Ave; Community Board 11, 46-21 Little
Neck Pkwy. Deadline is Feb 12.

DINE, DANCE, FUNDRAISERS:

Legislative Breakfast with the Queens
Jewish Community Council To make a
reservation, call 718.544.9033 or email czalisky@qjcc.org. Young Israel of Kew

Gardens Hills, 150-50 70 Rd, Flushing, Feb
4, 9 am.

HEALTH:

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).
-The Floating Hospital, 41-40, 27 St, LIC,
Feb 1.
-Safe Medical Care, 97-47 77 St, Ozone
Park, Feb 3.
-Mt. Moriah AME Church, 116-20 Francis
Lewis Blvd, Cambria Heights, Feb 4.
-Assemblyman Rosenthal District Ofc, 159-
06 71 Ave.
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.

HISTORICAL:

Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery 127-15
Kew Gardens Rd, Kew Gardens. Free parking available. Call 347.878.6614 for more
info.
-“All Quiet on the Western Front.” Free
with RSVP to
info@friendsofmaplegrove.org, pre-registration is required. Refreshments will be
served. Community Room at The Center at
Maple Grove Cemetery, Feb 3, 2:30-5:30
pm.
-Homage to Rosina Lhevinne Concert with
Shawn Chan and Markus Kaitila. Free with
RSVP, $5 for walk-ins. Celebration Hall at
The Center at Maple Grove Cemetery, Feb
3, 7 pm.
Voelker Orth Museum 149-19 38 Ave,
Flushing. For more info call 718.359.6227.
-Bobby Bumps Vintage Cartoons Presented
by Tommy Jose Stathes ($5/free for children
under 3). Refreshments served after the
screening. Feb 4, 2 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.
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.
“This is Here: Place in Poetry” Creative
Writing Class (free) Jackson Heights
Library, 35-51 81 St, Feb 3, 2:30-4:30 pm.

ONGOING, NEWLY ADDED:

Breaking Ground: Homeless Get help for
yourself, family, or someone in need on the
street. Call 311 to access shelter service or
send for a mobile outreach team. For more
info visit www.breakingground.org.
Catholic Migration Services Free legal
advice offered at the end of their Queens
tenants monthly meeting. St. Sebastion
Parish Center, 39-60 57 St, Woodside. Next
meeting is Feb 28, 7 pm.
Department of City Planning Has created
a short video explaining how zoning rules in
the floodplain can help reduce flood risks
and support the city’s long-term vitality.
Write to
resilientneighborhoos@planning.nyc.gov or
visit www.nyc.gov/floodtextupdate for
more info.
Department of Consumer Affairs: NYC
Free Tax Prep Visit www.nyc.gov/taxprep.

PARKS & RECREATION:

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.

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.
Queens Interagency Council on Aging
(QICA) Monthly Meeting: Application
Help. (Free, open to the public) Helpful
services & supports to sustain your health,
safety, functionality & independence
Seating is limited, pre-registration advised
by calling 718.268.5954 or faxing
718.268.5952. Breakfast served during registration. Queens Borough Hall, Room 213,
120-55 Queens Blvd, Kew Gardens, Feb 7,
9-11:30 am.
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 Greenmarket: Sunnyside
Skillman Ave & 43 St, Saturdays, 8 am-3
pm. Visit grownyc.org for info.

ONGOING EVENTS; ORGANIZATIONS

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
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
baysidelittleleague.com.
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
917.282.8638.
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 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
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
www.acces.nysed.gov.
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., Flushing
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 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
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.
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.
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 Ave.
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, www.nycgov/workforce1
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.
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 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,
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
NYS Comptroller’s office unclaimed
funds. Info www.osc.state.ny.us/ouf
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
www.nyc.gov/html/mopd/open_house/application.shtml
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/
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 visit
nyc.gov/bizcomplianceconsult or call 311.
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 2014.
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
www.nycparkstreeguard.com
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, 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
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 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.

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
-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.

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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