2018-05-30 / 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.
-Global Mashup: Balkans Meets El
Barrio. Spanglish Fly & Raya Brass
Band. ($16/$10 members & students) 7
pm dance lessons, 8 pm concert June 1
-Monthly Jazz Jam, Carol Sudhalter &
Joe Vincent Trachina. Open to musicians
& vocalists, all ages & levels ($10 /free
to participating musicians) 7-10 pm June
6
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC
www.moma.org
-Warm Up Summer Music Series, live &
electronic music, every Saturday, June 30
to Sept. 1. www.moma.org/warmup
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.
-Reza Abdoh video retrospective June 3 -
Sept. 3
-Body Armor June 3 - Sept. 3
-Sunset viewings of James Turrell’s
Meeting June 4 - Aug. 27
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. info@kupferbergcenter.org
-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
-Duchas: The Drive Within exhibition of
Irish-4-
inspired art. Opening reception Aug.

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
718.997.2777
Queens Council on the Arts info@queenscouncilarts.org 37-11 35 Ave,Astoria
www.QueensCouncilArts.org
-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
-Videography Workshop at Hall of Fame
Studios, 89-37 164 St. Jamaica 11432. Info
at www.QueensCouncilArts.org 12-3 pm
June 2
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 (English)
-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 on view
through September
-Yoga in the Park (free) 9:30 -10:30 am
& 11 am - Noon Saturdays
-Yoga in the Park 10 - 11 am (free)
Sundays
-Tai Chi in the Park (free) 11 am - Noon
Sundays
-Queens Green Day 12-4 pm June 2
-Urban Farming 101: Urban Gardening
12 - 3 pm June 2
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop:
Sculpture in Motion-Animation 12-3 pm
June 9
York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd, Jamaica. Call 718.262.2000 for
more info
-York College Commencement 2018 @
Morning June 1

ARTS OTHER:

Carol Sudhalter www.sudhalter.com

performance:
-Monthly Jazz Jam, Carol Sudhaler &
Joe Vincent Trachina. Open to musicians
& vocalists, all ages & levels ($10 /free
to6-
participating musicians) 7-10 pm June

Astoria Big Band with Carol Sudhalter
“Women Composers of Popular Music”
at Sunnyside Reformed Church, 48-03
Skillman Ave, Sunnside 11104. 7 pm
June 9
Flux Factory 31-31- 29 St LIC
347.669.1406 www.fluxfactory.org
-WFLX: Flux Factory Radio. Free,
ongoing, listen via link on www.fluxfactory.org
-Kookerville: Solo exhibition by Lexy
Ho-Tai (free).
-Thomas Choinacky & Christopher
Kennedy exhibition, interactive workshop & ecological field study. May 5 -
June 6
-Impulse: Solo Exhibition by Amir
Badawi: colorful metal wire installations. Opening reception June 1, 7-10
pm. Gallery hours 12 - 4 pm. Exhibit
June 1-5.
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra concert (Schubert, Haydn,
Weber/Berlioz/Hayman) www.fhso.org
Tix: Franklin Verbsky 718-374-1627
Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06
Queens Blvd, entrance on 69 Rd. ($3-5)
2 pm June 3
The Killing Kompany
www.killingkompany.com 888-SHOOTEM -”The Father’s Day Mystery” comedy
murder mystery dinner show at
Riccardo’s, 21-01 24 Ave. Astoria 718-
721-7777 ($45) 8 pm June 15
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:
-Gay Pride Dance Party for LIC-A members 9:30 pm June 15. Plaxall Gallery.
21+ Check website for details. June 15
-If your work was displayed as part of
Kultur please return the A-Frame/Signboard. www.licartsopen.org
Long Island City Partnership
www.LICPartnership.org
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. www.matchny.makemusicday.org.
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria www.qedastoria.com . This week: Retro Bits
standup; Yellow Tape True Crime Trivia
Show
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.
-The Exonerated play about 6 wrongfully
convicted inmates. ($18/$20) Box office
open after 5:30 pm Tues-Sun. May 31 -
June 9
Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside 718-729-3880
www.ThaliaTheatre.org
-Tango & Flamenco Fusion. Fridays &
Saturdays 8 pm. ($37-$40) Sundays 4 pm
May 11 - July 1

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. 718-738-
1111
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
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing 10:30
am May 31
-Queens Parent Advisory Board topic:
School Safety 6 pm May 31
-Guyana Independence Day Celebration 6
pm June 6
-Philippine Independence Day Celebration
6 pm June 7
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
Catholic Migration Services
“NaturalizeNY” promotes & assists with
US citizenship. www.NaturalizeNY.org or
New Americans Hotline: 800-566-7636
Ditmars Blvd. Block Assn. meeting:
Queens Rights Seminar with Catholic
Migration Services.& lawyers available.
7 pm St. Sebastian Parish Center, 38-60 57
St. Woodside 11377 May 30.
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 pm.
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
-LIC Post Waterfront 5K Register ASAP
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com
($25/$15) June 2
-Taste of LIC at Kaufman Astoria Studios
June 5
-LIC Businesses & Residents: Take the
Retail Survey by June 8
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com
NYPD Patrol Borough Queeens North
5K Run/Walk for Wellness at Flushing
Meadows Corona Park Meadow Lake
Bridge (free) Kids’ entertainment, refreshments, raffle & giveaways. 9 am June 2
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
-Small Business Networking at Rochdale
Village Community Center, Jamaica, NY
11434 5-8 pm June 5
-The Future of Retail at Queens Center
Mall, 90-15 Queens Blvd. Register via
website. 9 am - Noon June 6.
-New York Safety & Training - OSHA
Construction Safety COurse at
Community Center at Our Lady of Grace
Parish, Howard Beach, NY 11414 June 7
- 8
-Queens Chamber Day/Subway Series at
Citifield (vs NY Yankees) 8:05 pm June
10
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 performer@queensnightmarket.com.
-Small business seminars, visit online for
more info
Queensboro Open Golf Championship
($150) at Douglaston Park, 63-20
Marathon Pkwy. Little Neck 11362
Register at www.AllStarGolfEvents,com

June 2
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

DINE/DANCE/FUNDRAISERS:

Bell Blvd. Food & Music Fest restaurant stroll. ($25-$35 adults/$10-$15
kids) www.BaysideVillageBID.com 2-6
pm June 3
Cross Island YMCA Cruise for a
Cause to help send kids to Y camp.
Skyline Princess Cruise from World’s
Fair Marina ($65/$35) 12 - 4:30 pm
Tix: www.ymcany.org/crossisland 718-
551-9314 June 2
Media to Preview “Passport to
Flushing” Food & Culture Crawl
Media to RSVP joe@flushingchambernyc. nyc or 347-366-1169 by June 3.
Event: 3:30 pm June 7
Italian Charities of America 83-20
Queens Blvd, Elmhurst. For info call
718.478.3100. Dinner Dances; Flea
Markets.
-Dancing, live DJ, food. ($10) 8pm -
12am June 2
Flushing Town Hall 39th Anniv. Gala
at FTH, 137-35 Northern Blvd. Tix
www.flushingtownhall.org/gala RSVP
by 6/1 ($350/$295) 6 pm June 7
Ridgewood Democratic Club Dinner
Dance ($75) Riccardo’s By The Bridge
21-01 24 Ave, Astoria 11102
www.RidgewoodDemocraticClub.com
6:30 pm June 14

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).
-Assembly Member Mike Miller’s office,
83-01 Woodhaven Blvd. Woodhaven
11421 9 am - Noon May 30
-Sunnyside Community Services, 41-31 39
St. LIC 11104 June 1
-First Baptist Church’s Soul’s Temple
Wellness Ministry, 100-10 Astoria Blvd.
E.Elmhurst 11369 9 am - noon June 2
-Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 106-60 Union
Hall St. Jamaica 11433 2-4:30 pm June 2
Blood Donation Opportunities Make an
appointment by downloading the free Red
Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org, or calling 1.800.733.2767
www.RedCrossBlood.org
-St. Anastasia Knight of Columbus blood
drive, Fr. Smith Hall, 45-14 245 St.
Douglaston 8:45 am - 2:45 pm June 3
Breast Cancer Education Program at
Northwell Health Cancer Institute, 2000
Marcus Ave, 2 fl. conference room, New

Hyde Park (free) Call 516-734-8727 for
info & registration. 6:30 - 9 pm June 13
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.
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:

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

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Queens Library: 100s of events daily
visit www.queenslibrary.org, click on
programs; call Central Library
718.990.0700 or individual branches.
-Open Mic & Reading Series with author
Avra Wing. (free) Forest Hills 108-19 71
Ave. 6:30 pm May 31
-Building Beats workshop, 4 pm
Sunnyside Library, June 6 & 13
-Meet Author Joe DiStefano &
Photographer Clay Williams of “www
Places in Queens That You Must Not
Miss.” Forest Hills Library, 108-19 71
Ave. 2:30 pm June 9
-Battle of the Bands for ages 13-22 at
Queens College Colden Auditorium, 65-
30 Kissena Blvd. Flushing. (free) Sign
up on library site. 3 pm June 30
Queens Library “Wonderful World
50” honoring 50th anniv. of Louis
Armstrong’s “It’s A Wonderful World”
-Lecture on Life & Times of Louis
Armstrong (in Spanish, at Jackson
Heights library) June 2
-Lecture on Life & Times of Louis
Armstrong (in Spanish) Astoria Library
June 4
Free DMV Permit Practice Tests
Queens Library card required. Central
Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica.
Fridays, 9am-12pm.
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.

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events. Visit
www.alleypond.com to register. 228-06
Northern Blvd, Douglaston. www.alleypond.com
-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 , 9
& 23
-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 -
43-
year olds at APEC ($21) 1:30 - 3 pm June

Teacher Workshop: Climate Change
Issues in the Classroom ($35) 8:30 - 11:30
am June 7
Dinosaur Rocks museum exhibit & interctive show, hands-on activities
www.DinosaurRocks.com (free) Jurassic
Playground, Flushing Meadows Corona
Park, Meadow Lake & Grand Central, 64
Ave & Grand Central 11 am - 1 pm June 2
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-meadowscorona park/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
Wednesdays
-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. Meet at Mauro Playground. 11 am
- 1 pm June 3
-In Search of Something Special: crafts &

actrivities 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
Forest Park 4-Mile Classic road & trail
race ($25 thru 6/1; $35 afterwards) Start
Victory field. Info Frank Gallo 718-296-
4015 www.ForestParkRunners.org 10 am
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 732-872-0111
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

SCHOOLS:

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.
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
St. Agnes Summer Camp: 13-20 124 St.
College Point 11356 718-353-6276 Cheer,
Cooking, Basketball, Mixed Martial Arts.
Test prep for admission to Catholic high
schools. www.stagneshs.org camp registration due by June 1.
Summer Internship Alley Pond
Environmental Center for high school
sophomores, juniors and seniors. For more
info call 718.229.4000 ext. 211 or email
kwilding@alleypond.com.
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
squad.www.whitepointyouthfootball.com
whitepointfootball@gmail.com 347-322-
0374

SENIORS:

HANAC BBQ at HANAC Harmony JVL
Innovative Senior Center, 27-40 Hoyt Avr
South, Astoria 11102 718-396-5002
www.hanac.org for more info. June 2

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 metropair@metcouncil.org
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.
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
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.
Business Assistance Calendar For business owners seeking assistance in skills.
www.queensbp.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.
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
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. ponsored 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 info.
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
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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