2018-06-06 / 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.
-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
-Carnegie Hall Neighborhood
Concerts: ed Baraat combines funk
with bhangra. (free) 8 pm June 8
-Global Mashup: Texas Meets Peru 7
pm dance lesson, 8 pm concert
($16/10) June 15
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. through Sept. Tours of collection highlights & special exhibitions at 2 in English & Japanese.
-Center of Attention: Conversation
about Oceane Delain’s Belle de Jour,
feat. in “Akari Unfolded: A Collection
by Ymer&Malta” on view through
1/29/19. (free with museum admission)
3:30 - 4:30 pm June 16
-Bang on a Can series performance by
Erik Friedlander’s Black Plebe Trio
(free with museum admission) celebrates outdoor sculpture. Akari:
Sculpture by Other Means (on view
through 1/27/19) 3 - 4 pm June 10
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-inspired art. Opening reception
Aug. 4
-Scheherazade with Queens Symphony
Orchestra at LeFrak Concert Hall (free,
reservations recommended) 3 pm June
17
-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.
-Queens Art Fund grant supports cultural projects that benefit Queens communities. Application deadline October
25
-ArtSite, QCA’s first public art project,
will award 8 artists with commission to
create temporary public art in Jamaica
& Jackson Heights. Application deadline June 20
-Spring HS Art Exhibit, RSVP on site.
2 - 5 pm June 9
-Salsa Masala music performance
($20) RSVP online. Spaceworks 33-02
Skillman Ave. LIC 11101 7:30 pm June
9
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.
-World Cinema & Culture 4-week New
New Yorkers workshop series in
Manhattan. 1:30 - 3:30 pm June 11
-Valerie Green/Dance Entropy present
Utopia followed by Q & A 1 - 2 pm
June 17
-Accepting applications for 2018-2019
Jerome Foundation Fellowship for
emerging artists in NYC. Deadline July
16
-Accepting applications for 2018-2020
Studio Program. Open house on July 9.
Deadline July 10
-Summer Art Camp: Big Time Summer
Art Thing For Kids ages 7 - 11.
Application deadline June 20
Queensborough Performing Arts
Center 222-05 56 Ave. Bayside. To
buy tickets, call 718.631.6311 or visit
www.visitqpac.org.
Queens Youth Music Festival, stars
from Nickelodeon, Z100 & The Voice
perform. Family-friendly. ($25-$60)
Info at wwww.qymfest.com Tiekcts at
www.eventbrite.com St. John’s Univ.
8000 Utopia Pkwy. 11439 Noon - 5 pm
June 9
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
-Sculpture in Motion with Little
Animation Studio for kids. 3 pm June 9
-Jazz at Socrates, 6:30 - 8 pm Aug. 9,
July 12 & June 14
-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

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 to participating musicians) 7-
10 pm June 6

-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
“Moonstruck” screened by Hunters
Point Conservancy
www.HuntersPointConservancy.org at
7 pm June 15
Shakespeare-aoke with the
Gingerbread Players at St. Luke’s
Church, 85 Greenway South, Forest
Hills 11375. Cabaret-style of Bard’s
greatest scenes. ($10 to participate/$5
to be a “groundling,” refreshments
included) 7:30 pm June 30
The Killing Kompany
www.killingkompany.com 888-
SHOOT-EM
-”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 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 - $ 1 0 )
www.louisarmstronghouse.org
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.
Newtown Literary Issue 12 Launch
Reading at Nowadays, 56-06 Cooper
Ave. Ridgewood 7 pm June 19
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria
www.qedastoria.com . This week:
Stand Up Comedy Strip Live with
Jason Chattfield, Laugh It Up Astiroa
(standup), QED Presents (all-star
standup), The Revolution (standup),
End of the Line Comedy (standup),
Musical Theatre Mayhem (improv
comedy show)
-Writing Satire Workshop 6:15 pm
June 4
-The Mysterious History of Hart Island
(lecture) 3 pm June 9
-Trivia NYC’s Tony Awards Watch
Party 8 pm June 10
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
108th Precinct Community Council
meeting at Sunnyside Community
Services, 43-31 39 St. ground fl,
Sunnyside 111047 om June 26
Community Board 2 meeting at
Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31
39 St., ground fl, Sunnyside 11104. 6
pm (note earlier time.) June 7
Community Board 5 monthly meeting at Christ the King HS, CNL Center,
Third Fl, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.
Middle Village. Info at 718-366-1834.
7:30 pm June 13
Community Board 6 meeting at Kew
Gardens Community Center, 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd. Kew Gardens 11415
7:45 pm June 13

Community District Education
Council 30 meeting June 4 meeting
has been rescheduled for 6:30 pm at
PS 149, 93-11 34 Ave, Jackson Heights
11372 June 18
BP KatzAll 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
-Guyana Independence Day
Celebration 6 pm June 6
-Philippine Independence Day
Celebration 6 pm June 7
-Queens Borough Board 5:30 pm June
11
-Queens Borough Cabinet 9:30 am
June 12
Catholic Migration Services
“NaturalizeNY” promotes & assists
with US citizenship.
www.NaturalizeNY.org or New
Americans Hotline: 800-566-7636
-Monthly meeting at St. Sebastian’s
Parish Center 39-60 57 St. Woodside.
(info 347-472-3500 X109) 7 pm June
27
Dutch Kills Civic Assn. meeting at
Growing Up Green Charter School, 39-
37 28 St. 7:30 pm June 14
Greek American Homeowners
Association general meeting. Call 719-
932-4097 or 718-545-4046 for more
info. 7 pm June 6
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
www.SunnysideKiwanis.org 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 10-40 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 Businesses & Residents: Take the
Retail Survey by June 8
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com
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
-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 Manufacturing Consortium
(closed event for manufacturers) at
Boyce Technologies, LIC 11101 6-8
om June 12
-Queens Business Expo, Citi Field 10
am - 3 pm June 21
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
Sunnyside-Woodside Lions Club
meets 7 pm last Wednesday of the
month at Grace Church 46-01 43 Ave.
Sunnyside
United Forties Civic Assn. meeeting
at St. Teresa Parish Center, 50-22 44 St.
Woodside 11377. Parking off 44 Street
in yard adjoining church. 7 pm June 21

DINE/DANCE/FUNDRAISERS:

Brandeis Association Scholarship
Fund Brunch Honorees Hon, Charles
Thomas & Janet Rubenstein-Keller,
Esq. at Young Istael of Jamaica Estates,
83-10 188 St. Jamaica Estates ($65/$27
children under 13) info at

www.BrandeisScholarshipFund.org
9:30 am - 12:30 pm June 10
Council Member Paul A. Vallone
Birthday Celebration at Bourbon
Street Rooftop, 40-12 Bell Blvd.
Bayside 11361 (175/$250/$1,000)
info at www.PaulVallone.com 6 - 8 pm
June 7
Council Member Jimmy Van
Bramer & Hunters Point Parks
Conservancy Silent Disco Dance
Party at Hunters Point South Park
(free) 6 - 10 om June 10
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.
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
VFW John V. Daniels Post 2813, 47-
53 43 St. Sunnyside meeting 2 pm June
9
Wynwoode Gardens Civic Assn.
meeting at St. Mary’s Parish Hall, 47
Ave. & 70St. 7 pm June 11
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).
-Joseph Addabbo Family Health
Center, 114-39 Sutphin Blvd, Jamaica
11434 at 9 am - noon June 8
-Joseph Addabbo Family Health
Center, 1288 Central Ave. Far
Rockaway 11691 at 2 pm - 4:30 pm
June 8
-Queens Health Center, 97-04 Sutphin
Blvd. Jamaica 11435 June 13
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
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.
Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery
127-15 Kew Gardens Rd., Kew
Gardens
info@ f r iendsofmaplegrove.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

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.” Glen Oaks Library 256-04
Union Tpke. 6 pm June 11
-Meet Author Joe DiStefano &
Photographer Clay Williams of “www
Places in Queens That You Must Not
Miss.” Elmhurst Library, 86-07
Broadway 2:30 pm June 23
-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
-Memories of Migration: Community
Story Quilt. Learn how to make quilt
blocks. In English & Mandarin. (free)
Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St. (718-
661-1200) 6:30 - 8:30 pm Tuesdays,

June 5 - Aug. 21
-Summer Reading Kickoff full-day
program, music, face painting, ballons,
art & more. Central Library 89-11
Merrick Blvd. Jamaica 11:30 am
Queens Library “Wonderful World
50” honoring 50th anniv. of Louis
Armstrong’s “It’s A Wonderful World”
-Akoko Anante Ensemble at Jackson
Heights Library June 9
Free DMV Permit Practice Tests
Queens Library card required. Central

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_ invo
lved/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 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
for all events. 228-06 Northern Blvd,
Douglaston. www.alleypond.com
-Science in the Park, Science in the
Woods at Alley Pond Park, Springfield
Blvd. & 76 Ave. Ages 7-11 (free) 1-
2:30 pm June 9 & 23
-Science in the Bay: Little Bay Park by
Utopia Pkwy. entrance near dog park,
Utopia Pkwy. & Cryder’s Lane. Ages 7
- 11 (free) June 10 & 24
-Teacher Workshop: Climate Change
Issues in the Classroom ($35) 8:30 -
11:30 am June 7
Young Chefs: Mouth-Watering
Desserts for ages 8 - 12 ($24 per child)
10:30 am - nooon June 9
-Beautiful Butterflies for ages 5 - 7
($24 per child) 1:30 - 3:00 pm June 9
-Early Birders ($5 per adult) 9:00 -
11:30 am at APEC, 228-06 Northern

Blvd. Douglaston 11362. For adults.
June 9
Council Member Rory Lancman
Family Days. For info call his office at
718-217-4969. 1-4 pm at:
-Turtle Playground, 138 St. & 61 rd,
June 9
-Hoover Manton Playground, Manton
St. & Main St. June 10
-Pomonok Playground, Kisssena Blvd.
& 65 Ave June 16
-Maura Playground, Park Dr.ive East &
73 Terr. June 17
-Electric Playground, 65 Ave. & 164 St.
June 23
-Captain Tilly Playground, Highland
Ave. & 165 St. June 24
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/flushingmeadows-corona-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
Hunters Point Conservancy
www.HuntersPointConservancy.org
shows movie “Moonstruck” at 7 pm
June 15
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.
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
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:

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.
LIC Summer Block Party, Center
Blvd. btw. 54 & Borden Avenues. 2 - 6
pm June 7
PS/IS 78 PTA Street Fair, Center lvd.
btw. 48 & 49 Avenues. 11 am - 3 pm
June 16
Woodside Worldwide, 61 St. btw.
Woodside & Roosevelt Avenues, 11 am
to 4 pm Aug. 25 & June 23
Sunnyside - Woodside
Lions/Kiwanis Street Festival,
Greenpoint Ave. btw. 42 & 48 Streets
10 am - 6 pm
Long Island City Expo - Single Block
Festival 45 Ave. btw. Jackson Ave. &
23 St. 10 am - 6 pm June 28

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