2018-05-23 / 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
-The Tragedy of Carmen (opera) ($16/$10
members & students) 7:30 pm May 19 & 2 pm
May 20
-Global Mashup: Balkans Meets El Barrio.
Spanglish Fly & Raya Brass Band. ($16/$10
members & students) 7 pm dance lessons, 8 pm
concert June 1
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC
-Warm Up Summer Music Series, live & electronic music, every Saturday, June 30 - Sept. 1.
Expedited entry with $99 series purchase for all
ten events.
-Julia Phillips: Failure Detection sculpture exhibition April 15 - September 3
-Projects 108: Gauri Gill photography exhibition April 13 - September 3
-Fernando Palma Rodriguez exhibition April 15
- September 3.
Noguchi Museum 9-01 33 Rd at Vernon Blvd.
LIC 718.203.7088 www.noguchi.org
-Free First Fridays: museum admission free all
day. Tours of collection highlights & special
exhibitions at 2 in English & Japanese.
Queens College Kupferberg Center for the
Arts 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing. Call
718.793.8080 for more info or box office.
-The Nutcracker (State Ballet Theatre of
Russia) at Colden Auditorium. Tickets $23-42
through www.ticketmaster.com . 10 percent discount to CUNY students with student ID.
Family deals available . Visit or call box office
(718-793-8080) for discounts. December 15
-Exhibition: Queens Selects ($15). Godwin-
Terbach Museum, on view Apr 12-May 31.
Queens College Summer Camp Open House.
Programs in sports & theater, dance, literature
& sciences for ages 5 to 16. New this summer:
Computer Tech Camp focusing on “Coding for
the Future.” www.queensknights.com/camps or
Queens Council on the Arts info@queenscouncilarts.org 37-11 35 Ave,Astoria
-QCA’s 2018 Arts Access and New York’s
Grant Programs have increased grants of
$1,000-$5,000 available. Visit QCA website for
more info.
-”Under The Hood” 2-part workshop training
artists & community orgs. applying for opportunities. (free/$10 refundable deposit) At QCA.
Register online. Workshop 1 6:30 - 8:30 pm
May 31. Workshop 2 6:30 - 8:30 pm June 7.
-QCA High School to Art School Program.
High school juniors and seniors offered free
portfolio development. Sophomores considered
on case-by-case basis. Summer session program
is from Jul 3-Aug 9, Mon-Thurs 10 am-4 pm.
Apply online. Application due Jun 1.
-Creative Conversations at NY Tibetan Service
Center, 83-02A Broadway, 3rd fl; Elmhurst
11373 Must RSVP
www.queenscouncularts.org.creative-conversations 6-8 pm May 30

Queens Museum Flushing Meadows Park,
718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org
-Free Drop-In Family Workshops Saturdays,
1:30-4:30 pm
-Free Guided Tours 1 pm (English), 2 pm
(Spanish), 3 pm Permanent Collection Tour
-Adopt-A-Building on the Famed Panorama
($50-$1000) Info 718.592.9700 x 141, or
dw@queensmuseum.org. Ongoing.
-Accepting applications for 2018-2020 Studio
Program. Info session June 9. Deadline July 10.
-Mel Chin: All Over the Place Exhibition. On
view through Aug 12.
“Fundreds All Over The Place” project during
the Sunday Family Workshops, as part of Mel
Chin’s exhibit.
Queensborough Performing Arts Center
222-05 56 Ave. Bayside. To buy tickets, call
718.631.6311 or visit www.visitqpac.org.
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon Blvd,
LIC. Info 718.956.1819, socratessculpturepark.org
-Hiring Now: Paid Curatorial Summer Intern.
Apply online.
-Virginia Overton’s Built is now open! Solo
exhibit of ten new works by Virginia Overton.
View through Sept. 3
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Sculpting
Holograms Noon - 3 pm May 26
York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd,
Jamaica. Call 718.262.2000 for more info.
-York College Commencement 2018 @
Morning June 1


Carol Sudhalter www.sudhalter.com performance: -Theatre for the New City with Art Lillard’s
Heavenly Band. 155 1st Ave, NYC 10003 6 pm
May 25
Enact “Voices Into Action” feat. stories by
local at-risk youth with appearance by Hank
Newsome. At The 52nd Street Project, 789 10
Ave NYC 10019, RSVP info@enact.org
http://enactshowup.eventbrite.com (free) 5:30
pm May 24
Flux Factory 31-31- 29 St LIC 347.669.1406
-WFLX: Flux Factory Radio. Free, ongoing,
listen via link on www.fluxfactory.org
-Kookerville: Solo exhibition by Lexy Ho-Tai
Jamaica Center For Arts And Learning
(JCAL) 161-04 Jamaica Ave., four open calls
music, and visual arts for professional development and residencies JCAL
-Jamaica, Artists Residency & Training
Workshop Series (ARTWorks, Inc.)
-Making Moves Dance Festival 2018 New York
City based dance companies to apply. At
Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC), Set to
be held on Sept. 22 & 23
-Choreographer + Composer Residency starting
in Oct. 2018 or Jan. 2019
Jerry Drake & The Front Page Big Band at
Knockout Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave Maspeth
11378. www.jerrydrake.com ($10) 7 pm June
1, July 6 & Aug. 3
Long Island City Arts at Plaxall Gallery, 5-25
46 Ave. LIC 11101 www.licartists.org Now
showing at Plaxall Gallery:
-Call for Art: 80s style neon, sculptures, paintings, decor, fashion to display at 6/15 Gay Pride

Party at Plaxall. Send pix to Theatre C
(info@theatreC.org) & Frank Oliva (frankoliva@gmail.org) by 5/18
-Gay Pride Dance Party for LIC-A members
9:30 pm June 15. Plaxall Gallery. 21+ Check
website for details. June 15
Long Island City Partnership
Louis Armstrong House Museum “That’s My
Home: Celebrating 75 Years of the Armstrongs
In Corona” ($0-$10) www.louisarmstronghouse.org March - October.
Make Music New York Sign up to perform or
host performances at NYC’s largest 1-day celebration of live music. Event date Jun. 21.
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria
www.qedastoria.com This week: Everything Is
Falling Apart comedy talk show; Truth Serum
game show w/ standup; QED Presents standup;
Homespun Comedy standup; Transplants
standup; Hashtag Comedy; Yes (St)and standup
& improv; The Obituary Show standup
-QED&D (Live Dungeons & Dragons with
comedy interstitials) 9 pm May 23
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.
Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint
Ave, Sunnyside 718-729-3880
-Tango & Flamenco Fusion. Fridays &
Saturdays 8 pm. ($37-$40) Sundays 4 pm May
11 - July 1


114th Precinct Community Council Monthly
meeting will be at Riccardo’s, 21-01 24 Ave,
Astoria 7 pm May 22
Assembly Member David Weprin
-Free NYC Compost Giveaway Alley Pond
Park Playground Springfield Blvd and 76th
Ave. Oakland Gardens, Must Reserve by May
23rd, Pick-up will begin at 9:00 am. After 10
am, compost first come first serve. One bag per
household. May 27
Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. 718-738-1111
-Mobile Office Hours 5:30 - 7 pm Woodhaven
Library, 85-41 Forest Pkwy. May 24
-Senior Job Fair for 55+ at Queens Community
House, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd. (free) Bring
resumes. 10 am - 2 pm May 25
-MetroCard Van at Howard Beach Senior
Center, 155-55 Cross Bay Blvd. Howard Beach
10 am - noon May 30
-MetroCard Van at Sen. Addabbo’s office, 88-
08 Rockaway Blvd. Rockaway Beach 1 - 3 pm
May 30
American Legion Post 1836 Annual
Boulevard Gardens Memorial Day
Ceremony, 31 Ave. Woodside, at Boulevard
Gardens Archway, 10 am. Elected officials &
114 Precinct will attend. Opening & closing
prayers. Food & refreshments at Legion Hall
following. May 28
BP Katz All events at Queens Borough Hall
(120-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed,
for more info call 718.286.3000. RSVP & more
info at www.QueensBP.org
-Memorial Day Observance ceremony 11 am
May 24

-Queens Land Use Public Hearing 10:30 am
May 31
Bowne Park Field House meeting & press
conference by Families for Bowne Park at
Bowne Park, Flushing re Bowne Park fieldhouse construction. 11 am June 1
Community Board 1 meeting on proposed
rezoning apps. 6:30 pm, Ravenswood
Community Center, 35-40 21 St. LIC Info
qm01@cb.nyc.gov May 24
Hurricane Relief with Trinity Lutheran
Church Lenten Denial Funds to go to Food for
the Poor: provides emergency care in
Caribbean, S. America; currently helping
Puerto Rico hurricane victims. Contribute
online or via pew envelope; coin envelopes at
back of church. Info at foodforthepoor.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
LICity/Astoria Lions Club will meet second
Tuesday of the month at the Irish Center 1040
Jackson Ave, LIC, 7 pm.
LIC Summit to discuss LIC’s changing landscape with city, state & local officials & business civic leaders at Museum of the Moving
Image ($175/$200/$300) www.longislandcityqueens.com for info. 8 am - 2 pm June 19
Long Island City Partnership www.longislandcityqueens.com
-Taste of Sunnyside May 22
-Gridmarket: Benefits of Distributed Energy
Resources, free to LICP members. www.longislandcityqueens.com May 23
NYPD 104 Precinct Community Council
monthly meeting at 104 pct, 6402 Catalpa Ave,
Ridgewood 11385. Reserved no-cost parking
available for meeting. Coffee & refreshments.
Info at council@104PCC.org 7:30 pm May 15
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 Chamber of Commerce www.queenschamber.org 718-898-8500 info@queenschamber.org
-Workplace Skills Development Program:
Time, Stress & Anger Management at the
Workplace. Queens Chamber of Commerce,
75-20 Astoria Blvd. Ste. 140, Jackson Heights.
Register via website. 8:30 am May 25
-The Future of Retail at Queens Center Mall,
90-15 Queens Blvd. Register via website. 9 am
- Noon June 6.
-Jamaica Business Tourisn Mixer with Airbnb
6-9 pm Sangra Tapas Bar & Rest., Jamaica May
-How To Leverage LinkedIn & Twitter for your
Business seminar at BNB Bank, Astoria 4:30 -
6:30 pm May 23
-QuickBooks Online Workshop, Business
Center for New Americans, Jackson Heights
May 24 - 25
-”Thinking About Starting A Business? Lefferts

Blvd. Library, Richmond Hill, 3 pm May 24
Queens Economic Development
Corporation 120-55 Queens Blvd, Suite 309,
for more info call 718.263.0546 www.queensny.org
Queens Night Market in Flushing Meadows
Corona Park on Saturdays, starting May 5. Free
admission. 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
-Small business seminars, visit online for more
Rain Barrel Giveaway
-Queens Botanical Garden, 42-80 Crommelin
St. Flushing, parking lot entrance. For Dist. 20
residents only. RSVP required: 718-888-8747
(Council Member Koo’s office) Distribution 10
am - 1 pm June 2

Bell Blvd. Food & Music Fest restaurant stroll.
($25-$35 adults/$10-$15 kids)
www.BaysideVillageBID.com 2-6 pm June 3
Italian Charities of America 83-20 Queens
Blvd, Elmhurst. For more info call
718.478.3100. Dinner Dances; Flea Markets.
Flushing Town Hall 39th Anniv. Gala at FTH,
137-35 Northern Blvd. Tix www.flushingtownhall.org/gala RSVP by 6/1 ($350/members
$295) 6 pm June 7

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
-Sacred Heart Church/School 83-17 78 Ave.
Glendale 11385 May 24
-Assembly Member Mike Miller’s office, 83-01
Woodhaven Blvd. Woodhaven 11421 9 am -
Noon May 30
Blood Donation Opportunities Make an
appointment by downloading the free Red
Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org, or calling 1.800.733.2767
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
appt at 718.497.1630.
Health & Wellness Fair at PS 65, 103-22 99
St. Ozone Park. Children must be accompanied
by an adult. 4-7 pm May 23
Travel Warning for Pregnant Women: Zika
VirusMay 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,
Fort Totten. For more info, call 718.352.1548 or

email info@baysidehistorical.org.
-Planting Day At The Castle RSVP
www.BaysideHistorical.org or 718-225-7161
12-2 pm June 2
Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery 127-15
Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens info@friendsofmaplegrove.org www.friendsofmaplegrove.org
Queens County Farm Museum 73-50 Little
Neck Pkwy, Floral Park.
Queens Historical Society 143-35 37 Ave.
Flushing 11354. Museum hours Tuesdays,
Saturdays & Sundays 2:30 - 4:30 pm
-The New World of the Number 7 Train: walks,
rides & tour ($49, must reserve) 10 am - 5 pm
June 2


Queens Library: 100s of events daily visit
www.queenslibrary.org, click on programs; call
Central Library 718.990.0700 or individual
-Meeting: Central Library, Robert T. Groh
boardroom, Central Library, 89-11 Merrick
Blvd. Jamaica. 6 pm Labor Relations
Committee; 6:20 Buildings & Grounds; 6:40
Executive Committee; Board of Trustees 7:20
pm May 24
Queens Library “Wonderful World 50” honoring 50th anniv. of Louis Armstrong’s “It’s A
Wonderful World”
-Louis Armstrong Eternity Band (Langston
Hughes) 6 pm May 24
-What A Wonderful World “Post It” Art Project
& Video for children (Langston Hughes) 4 p
May 25
-Radio Jarocho (Langston Hughes) May 26
-Lecture on Life & Times of Louis Armstrong
(in Spanish, at Jackson Heights library) June 2
Free DMV Permit Practice Tests Queens
Library card required. Central Library, 89-11
Merrick Blvd, Jamaica. Fridays, 9am-12pm.
-Public Budget Hearing For Fiscal Year 2019
Library’s funding priorities speakers may sign
up upon arrival. Online and by mail from April
20 to May 20. Central Library 89-11 Merrick
Blvd., Jamaica
-Tai Chi for Adults Langston Hughes 100-01
Northern Blvd., Queens 4:30 May 16, 5:30 May
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.


Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC)
Pre-register for ALL events. Visit www.alleypond.com to register. 228-06 Northern Blvd,
Douglaston. www.alleypond.com
-Science in the Park, Science in the Woods for
7-11 year olds. (free) Must pre-register 1-2:30
pm May 26.
-Science in the Park, Sciencin the Bay for 7-
11 year olds (free, must pre-register) 1-2:30 pm
May 27
-World Wildlife with Animal Assembly for
adults & kids 5+. ($14) 10-11 am June 2
-Outragehiss Pets for ages 7+. ($14) 1-2 pm

June 2
-Science in the Park, Science in he Woods at
Alley Pond Park, Springfield Blvd. & 76 Ave.
Ages 7-11 (free) 1-2:30 pm June 2
-World Environment Day Guided Walk, of
APEC’s nature trails.. all ages. (Free) 3-4 pm
June 2
-Concert for the Environment RFeat “Gathering
Time” for adults & children 10+. (15 per adult)
7:30 - 9:30 pm June 2
-Vet Tech 201 for 11-15 year olds ($32) 9:30 -
11:30 am June 3
-Vet Tech 301 for 14-18 year olds ($34) 12 - 2
pm June 3
-Science in the Park, Science in the Bay for 7 -
11 year olds (free) at Little Bay Park, Utopia
Pkwy & Cryders Lane. 1 - 230 pm June 3
-Toddler Tales: The Very Busy Bee for 3 - 4
year olds at APEC ($21) 1:30 - 3 pm June 3
FDR Four Freedoms State Park on Roosevelt
Island: Free public tours April through Sept.
Tours last 2 hours, available first come first
served. 12:30 & 3 pm Thursdays through
Sundays weather permitting. info & schedule
updates 212-204-8831 & www.fourfreedomspark.org
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Events for
more info call 718.760.6565 www.nycgovparks.org/parks/flushing-meadows-coronapark/ events. Bring a yoga nmay for workouts.
All outdoor workouts weather-permitting.
-Free aerobics workout outdoors at the
Unisphere 8-9 am & 9-10 am Wednesdays
-Free Zumba workout outdoors 5-6 pm
-Free full body workouts outdoors at the
Unisphere 9-10 am Thursdays
-Free Boot Camp outdoors at Unisphere 5:30 -
6:30 pm & 6:45 - 7:45 pm Fridays
-Free Yoga outdoors at Unisphere 8:30 - 9:15
am & 9:30 - 10:30 am Saturdays
-Willow Lake Hike with Urban Park Rangers.
Meet3 at Mauro Playground. 11 am - 1 pm June

- Search Something Special: crafts &
ofInactrivities for kids of all abilities at Playground
for All Children, 1-2 pm June 3
-National Trails Day moderate hike. Meet at
Mauro Playground 11am - 1 pm June 3
-Bike New York, meet behind Aquatics Center
11 am - 2 pm June 3
Jamaica Bay Events & Programs All events
at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge, Broad Channel
unless stated otherwise. Volunteering opportunities also available, contact
timothy_ farrell@nps.gov for more info.
-Tours of Hangar B at Floyd Bennett Field.
Open house on Tuesdays, Thursdays,
Saturdays, 9 am-4 pm. Ranger-led tours on
Sundays, 2-4 pm.
-Clean Ocean Action’s 30th Annual Spring
Student Summit Applications are available at
www.cleanoceanaction.org For more info 732-
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 73-50 Little
Neck Parkway, Floral Park
Soccer First Kicks Program for ages 3-6,
$195, 10-11 am. Development League Spring
Season, $235, ages 6-13, 12-3 pm Sundays


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
Community Education District 26 meeting,
recognition of principals, asst. principals,
retirees & student leaders; ballroom dancing
performances. 7 pm at MS 73, 61-15 Oceania
St. Bayside May 31
Dwarf Giraffe Athletic League Baseball &
Hockey Registration Ages 4-15. Thursdays 7-
8 pm & Sundays 10 am-12 pm. DG Building,
149-50 15 Rd, Whitestone. Register online at
www.dwarfgiraffe.com or call 718.746.1539.
Grow To Learn NYC, the citywide school gardens initiative. www.growtolearn.org
-Apply to be a Green Beetz School: Green
Beetz accepting applications until June 30.
-Citizen Saturdays at Gantry State Park, pier 4
“Fishing Pier” - Help State Park Rangers collect
important data about wildlife in & around park.
Also includes oyster monitoring, plant & flower
study, bird watching. Adults & children. Noon-
1:30 Saturdays beginning May 12
IS 10 Horace Greeley School 80th Anniv.
Celebration 45-11 31 Ave. LIC info & RSVP
mkamen2@schools.nyc.gov 10 am May 31
Summer Internship Alley Pond
Environmental Center for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. For more info call
718.229.4000 ext. 211 or email
Summer Internships: LIFESCI NYC
Internship program seeks hosts for college and
grad students interested in Life Sciences
careers! Application for hosts at
bit.ly/LifeSciNYCHostApp. Call (609) 480-
8742 for more info.
Whitepoint Youth Football & Cheer program for boys & girls K through 8th grade.
Flag football, summer camps, cheer
whitepointfootball@gmail.com 347-322-0374


CPC Nan Shan Senior Center www.cpcnyc.org 133-14 41 Ave, 2 Fl, Flushing 11355
Fundraising Dinner at New Mulan Restaurant
May 24
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
New York Foundation for Senior Citizens,
Inc. helps Seniors enjoy safer, healthier & more
dignified lives in the home & community. 35

social service programs, over 900 units of housing. www.nyfsc.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.
Senior Job Fair for ages 55+ at Queens
Community House, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.
Kew Gardens (free) Bring resumes. Info call
Sen. Addabbo office 718-738-1111 10 am - 2
pm May 25
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.


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
-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,
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find homes
for pets. 718.833.7988 or www.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.com For further info
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
Business Assistance Calendar For business
owners seeking assistance in skills.
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.
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

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, 4:30-6:30 pm: By APPOINTMENT
Free Home Repairs for New Yorkers 60 and
older. Must be able to show financial need. For
more info: 212-453-9542 or metropair@metcouncil.org. Sponsored by the Met Council.
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
Department of Consumer Affairs: NYC
Free Tax Prep Visit www.nyc.gov/taxprep.
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., 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
-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
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, 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
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.
-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
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
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
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
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 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-
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
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,
Whitepoint Cheer Squad Spring and Fall
Cheer Program For details & registration visit
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.

31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC, 718.482.7200,
-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,
-Free GED Program at Adult Learning Center,
-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.
-NYC Resident Veterans 60 or older may
attend college for a small fee. For more info
-Veterans Only: Evening College Prep and
GED Classes (free) Info Elizabeth Allen at
718.482.5386 / 5231, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/veterans.

Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750.
Ongoing registration. RSVP, info 718.423.6111
ext 242; email ASmith@sfy.org. Progs $5 per
-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
-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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