2018-06-20 / 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
-”Those Whose Backs Are Against The Wall”
jazz, soul & funk by Tyrone Birkett. (free) 7 pm
June 22
-Queens Jazz Orchestra honoring Dr. Jimmy
Heath ($42/$32 members/$20 students) 8 pm
June 29
-Two Women, One Passion: pianist Teresits
Gomez & soprano Delcy Yanet Estrada. Preshow book signing by Reinaldo Spitaletta,
“The Ballad of an Old Teenager” ($16/10
members & students) 8 pm June 30
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island
City 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.
-Reza3 Abdoh video retrospective June 3 - Sept.

-Body Armor June 3 - Sept. 3
-Yayoi Kusama’s “Narcissus Garden” on view
at Gatway Recreation Area at Ft. Tilden from
July 1 through Sept. 3
-Sunset viewings of James Turrell’s Meeting
June 4 - Aug. 27
-Preview of “Hide & Seek” by Dream the
Combine, winner of the Young Architects
Program 5 - 6:30 pm June 26
Noguchi Museum 9-01 33 Rd at Vernon Blvd.
Long Island City 718.203.7088
-Free First Fridays: museum admission free all
day. through Sept. Tours of collection highlights & special exhibitions at 2 in English &
-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
Queens College Kupferberg Center for the
Arts 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing. Call
718.793.8080 for more event 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
-Duchas: The Drive Within exhibition of Irishinspired art. Closing reception Sept. 6. Opening

reception Aug. 4
-Louis Armstrong Wonderful World Free
Music Festival - Flushing Meadows Corona
Park. VIP tickets available. June 21
-Queens College Summer Camp 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.
-Queens Art Fund grant supports cultural projects that benefit Queens communities.
Application deadline October 25
-Creative Conversations monthly dinner meeting to network, organize, meet community
stakeholders. www.queenscouncilarts.org/creative conversations Open to artists & public.
Far Rockaway Cultural Performing Arts, 44-19
Rockaway Beach Blvd. Far Rockaway 11691 6
- 8 pm June 21
-Creative Conversations monthly dinner meeting to network, organize, meet community
stakeholders. www.queenscouncilarts.org/creative conversations Open to artists & public.
New York Tibetan Service Center, 83-02A
Broadway, 3rd Fl. Elmhurst 11373 6 - 8 pm
June 29
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.
-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
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
-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
-Coastal Classroom for 5th through 9th graders.
10 am - 4 pm July 9 - Aug. 9
-Jazz at Socrates, 6:30 - 8 pm Aug. 9, July 12
-Summer Solstice Celebration 5 pm - dusk.
Music, dance, art workshops, activities. Ritual

by Urban Shaman Mama Donna June 21
-Oaxaca Marionettes kids program-create marionettes with recycled materials. Saturday
Sculpture wirkshop, 12-3 pm June 23
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Oaxaca
Marionettes 12 - 3 pm June 23
-Metropolitan Opera’s Summer Recital 7 - 8:30
pm June 29
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Neighborhood
Heroes 12 - 3 pm June 30
York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd,
Jamaica. Call 718.262.2000 for more event info
-Summer Jazz Program at Louis Armstrong
House 2 pm Aug. 4
-York College Summer Jazz Program at Milton
G. Bassin PAC 7 pm Aug. 14


Carol Sudhalter www.sudhalter.com
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
Keiko Studios June Jam Session. Performers
of all levels & instruments encouraged to
attend. ($10/free for performers) 212-26
Jamaica Ave. Queens Village 11428. Location
is handicap accessible. 718-465-3456
www.KeikoStudios.com . Tickets at
www.eventbrite.com 7 - 10 pm June 22
“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
-:Murder At The Sock Hop” comedy murder
mystery dinner show at Riccardo;s, 21-01 24
Ave. Astoria, 718-721-7777 ($45) 8 pm Aug.
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:
-If your work was displayed as part of Kultur
please return the A-Frame/Signboard.
-Rock. Paper.Scissors exhibit on view June 9 -
July 1
Long Island City Partnership
-Make Music New York free musical celebration at parks in all 5 boroughs. Dutch Kills
Street LIC Block Party under overpass at
Jackson Ave. 5:30 - 9 pm June 21
Louis Armstrong House Museum “That’s
My Home: Celebrating 75 Years of the

Armstrongs In Corona” 34-56 107 St. Corona
11368 Hours: Tues - Fri 10 am - 5 pm .
Weekends 12 - 5 pm. ($0-$10) www.louisarmstronghouse.org
-York College Summer Jazz Concert 2 - 4 pm
Aug. 4
-Jazzmobile Block Party, family fun & music. 4
pm Aug. 23
-Soul4 Food Luncheon for members, 12 pm July

-Hot Jazz/Cool Garden performances 2($20 includes food and house tour pass) Bria
Skonberg on Aug. 11, Byron Stripling on July
14 & Terrell Stafford on July 4
Make Music New York Sign up to perform or
host performances at NYC’s largest 1-day celebration of live music. Event date Jun. 21.
Noshwalks Register at www.noshwalks.com
-June 23 - Latin American Jackson Heights
-June 30 - The Bronx
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria
www.qedastoria.com . This week: Immigrant
Jam standup & storytelling; Happy Place
standup; QED Presents (standup); Homespun
(standup) Comedy; Transplants; Hashtag
Comedy; Real Housewives Trivia, LGBTQED
Presents: Spot The Straight! (showcase); Every
Now and Then I Fall Apart karaoke; All Is
Forgiven: QED$& D With Glen Wade live
Dungeons & Dragons comedy show
The Secret Theatre 44-02 23 St, LIC. Visit
www.secrettheatre.com or call 718.392.0722
for more event 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


Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. 718-738-
-Mobile office at Ozone Park Library, 92-24
Rockaway Blvd. 5:30 - 7 pm June 28
108th Precinct Community Council meeting
at Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31 39
St. ground fl, Sunnyside 11104 at 7 om June 26
114 Precinct Community Council monthly
meeting at Riccardo’s, 21-01 24 Ave. Astoria
11102 at 7 pm June 26
Astoria Homeowners, Tenants & Business
Civic Asssn. meeting at St. Francis of Assisi
Academy Gym, Monsignor Maresca Center,
21-17 45 St. Astoria 11105
betterastoria@gmail.com or www.betterastoria.com 7:30 pm June 20
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
June 21
-Immigration Task Force Immigration
Resource Fair at Queens Center Mall, Macy’s
wing, 4 - 9 pm. 4 - 7:30 pm level 3 Legal clinic on housing & employment. 4 - 9 pm
Organization resource tables. Walk-ins only.
June 28
-Joint Meeting of the Queens Borough Board 5:
30 pm July 9
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
Community Education Dist. 26 Public
Meeting at MS 74, 61-15 Oceania St. 11364
Info: CEC26@schools.nyc.gov
www.CDEC26.org 7 pm June 21
Foreclosure Prevention Workshop by
Jamaica Leadership Council & Neighborhood
Housing Services of Jamaica, at Harvest Room,
90-04 160 St. Jamaica 11432 10 am - noon July
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.
Free Immigration Services at CM Moya’s
district office every Monday & Wednesday, 82-
11 37 Ave, Suite 607, Jackson Heights 11372.
Info at 718-651-1917
Immigration Know Your Rights Week.
Walk-ins welcome; apppointments recommended -Legal Aid Society re screenings & legal advice
on removal proceedings. Email in advance for
appt, immhelp@legal-aid.org. Walk-ins also
welcome. At Jackson Heights Library 35-51 81
St. 6 - 8 pm June 25
-Queens Legal Services Naturalization Clinic.
At Queens Legal Services, 89-00 Sutphin Blvd.
Jamaica, 5th fl. 9:30 am - 1 pm Schedule appt.
in advance 917-661-4500 June 26
-MinKwon Center for Community Action
Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
(DACA) Clinic. Call in advance for appt. Eri
Cahill 718-460-5600 X 525 or
eri.cahill@minkwon.org 10 am - 5 pm June 27
-Queens Borough President Melnda Katz
Immigration Task Force Immigration Resource
Fair at Queens Center Mall, Macy’s wing, 4 - 9
pm. 4 - 7:30 pm level 3 Legal clinic on housing
& employment. 4 - 9 pm Organization
resource tables. Walk-ins only. June 28
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 Block Party on Dutch Kills Street, under
the overpass at Jackson Ave. Music at Court
Square: Avi B Three, & Underground Horns.,
part of Make Music New York Day. 5:30 - 9 pm
June 21
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 Business Expo at Citifield. 10 am - 3

pm (free, sponsorship opprtunities available)
056 June 21
Queens Chamber of Commerce 75-20
Astoria Blvd. #140, Jackson Heights 11370
www.queenschamber.org 718-898-8500
-Dealing With Difficult Employees At The
Workplace, At Queens Chamber of Commerce
(free) 8:30 - 10 am July 20
-Queens Business Expo, Citi Field 10 am - 3
pm June 21
-Queens Chamber Night with New York City
Football Club, Yankee Stadium, 5:30 pm July
-Queens Business Expo NY Daily News
Breakfast & Panel Discussion 7:30 - 10 am
Citifield June 21
-Google presentation “Get Found” at Queens
Business Expo, Citifield, 10:30 am June 21
-Business Financing Road Map at Queens
Business Expo, Citifield, Noon, Jule 21
Queens Community House
Fundraiser:Rugged Maniac Urban Race at
Aviator Sports, Brooklyn, then party at Austin
Public in Kew Gardens.www.QCHNYC.org
June 23
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 Giveaways
-South Richmond Hill: Phil “Scooter” Rizzuto
Park, 95 Ave. & 125 St. South Richmond Hill
11419. (free) Must reserve in advance by June
18. Office of Assembly Member David Weprin,
718-805-2381. Distribution 9:30 - 10:30 am.
After 10:30 barrels will be distrubuted on first-come first-served basis. While supplies last.
June 24
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


Italian Charities of America 83-20 Queens
Blvd, Elmhurst. For info call 718.478.3100.
Dinner Dances; Flea Markets.
Queens Community House
Fundraiser:Rugged Maniac Urban Race at
Aviator Sports, Brooklyn, then party at Austin
Public in Kew Gardens.Hosted by Title Boxing
Club & Austin Public. Raffles & drink specials.
www.QCHNYC.org June 23
City Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer
hosts LGBTQ Pride Month Brunch at
Manducatis Rustica, 46-35 Vernon Blvd. LIC
11101 (free) RSVP
www.JimmyVanBramer.com . Event is 1 - 3
pm June 23


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
Blood Donation Opportunities Make an
appointment by downloading the free Red
Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org, or calling 1.800.733.2767
-Trinity Church on July 13, 3 - 7 pm. Sign up in
advance with Office Administrator Susan
Stoderl, 718-278-0036 or office@trinitylic.org.
31-18 37 Street, LIC. Must bring ID. July 13
-Documentary to raise awareness of donating
blood being filmed by NY Blood Center &
Jennifer Valdes Films at blood drive, Trinity
Church, 3 - 7 pm, 31-18 37 Street, LIC July 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, stamped envelope & photo ID.
Screenings incl. PSA blood test. Space is ltd.,
schedule an appt at 718.497.1630 or
-Sen. Addabbo’s office, 159-53 102 Street,
Howard Beach at 10 - 11:30 am Sept. 15
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.
-Fort Totten Independence Day Fireworks by
Bayside Historical Society.
www.BaysideHistorical.org/fireworks (free)
6 - 9:30 pm June 27
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 Museum hours
Tuesdays, Saturdays & Sundays 2:30 - 4:30
pm. All activities at Kingsland Homestead,
143-35 37 Ave. Flushing 11354 unless noted
otherwise. www.QueensHistoricalSociety.org
-Solar Energy Family Workshop: assemble a
Solar Rover kit, for grades 5 to 8. ($10 per
child/parents free) 11 am to 1 pm July 21
-The Sport of Kings in Queens: 350 Years of
Thoroughbred Racing exhibit to June 30
-Exhibition of a Quilting Nature: Echoes of a
Changing World. Peter Cardella Senior
Citizens Center, 68-53 Fresh Pond Rd.
Ridgewood Confirm date on website or call
718-939-0647.10:30 am - noon June 22
-Exhibition of a Quilting Nature: Echoes of a
Changing World. Catherine Sheridan Senior
Center, 35-24 83 St. Jackson Heights. Confirm
date at www.QueensHistoricalSociety.org or
718-939-064710:30 - noon June 28


Queens Library: 100s of events daily visit
www.queenslibrary.org, click on programs; call
Central Library 718.990.0700 or individual
-East Elmhurst Library cloesd for renovations
starting June 16 until Fall 2018. Mobile library
service available Thursdays 10 am - 5 pm starting June 21. Nearest branches: Langston
Hughes, Corona, Jackson Heights & Steinway.
-”What A Wonderful World” documentary
screening, 11 am, Lefrak City Library, June 30
-Meet The Author: Kevin Winkler on his book
“Big Deal: Bob Fosse and Dance In The
American Musical. Forest Hills Library, 108-
19 71 Avenue. 6:30 pm June 21
-Rainbow-themed arts & crafts for ages 5 and
up in honor of LGBTQ Pride Month. Corona
Library 4:30 - 5:30 pm June 22
-Family Pride Storytime, Flushing Library
11:15 - 11:45 am June 23
-Meet Author Joe DiStefano & Photographer
Clay Williams of “111 Places in Queens That
You Must Not Miss.” Elmhurst Library, 86-07
Broadway 2:30 pm June 23
-Queens Library will march in NYC Prode
March on June 24
-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
Queens Library “Wonderful World 50” honoring 50th anniv. of Louis Armstrong’s “It’s A
Wonderful World.” Reserve in advance
-Prasanna, Flushing Library, June 30
-Radio Jarocho, Forest Hills Library, June 30
“What A Wonderful World” documentary
screening, Lefrak City Library, 11 an June 30
-David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity
Band at Peninsula Library, 6 pm June 29
-Documentary Louis Armstrong biography
“What A Wonderful World” 3:3 pm Hillcrest
Library June 21
-Free Music Festival in Flushing Meadows
Corona Park, VIP tickets available to purchase.
June 21
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.


Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC)
Pre-register for ALL events. Visit www.alleypond.com to register for all events. 228-06
Northern Blvd, Douglaston.
-Summer internships for high school students.
Contact Kasey 718-229-4000 X 211 or
KWilding@alleypond.com for info.
-Page Turners Book Circle for adults (free)
Book of the month: Mozart’s Starling by

Lyanda Lynn Haupt. 6 - 7:30 pm June 20
-Turkish Cooking with Ms. Sila (adults, $26 per
adult) 7 - 8 pm June 22
-Astronomy Night for adults and for kids ages
9+. ($16 per person) 8 - 10 pm June 23
-Think Tank: Rainbows & Sun Dogs for ages 7
- 10. ($24) 1 - 2:30 pm June 23
-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 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 24
Council Member Rory Lancman Family
Days. For info call his office at 718-217-4969.
1-4 pm at:
-Electric Playground, 65 Ave. & 164 St. June
-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 &
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 are 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
Fort Totten www.FortTottenParks.org
-Friends of Fort Totten Annual Family Field
Day 12 - 3 pm June 23
-Independence Day Fireworks by Bayside
Historical Society.
www.BaysideHistorical.org/fireworks (free)
6 - 9:30 pm June 27
Gateway Natinal Recreation Area: Yayoi
Kusama’s site-specific installation “Narcissus
Garden” on view at Gatway Recreation Area at
Ft. Tilden from July 1 through Sept. 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-
John Golden Park, Bayside “Back To The
Future” Drive-In Movie Night 8:30 pm June
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
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.
Eagle Scout Project: Army Supplies
Collection. Personal care supplies will be
shipped to Army troops serving overseas.
PeterZirillo@hotmail.com Cash donations also
accepted. End collection date Jule 25
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
Haiku for Kids: Amy Losak will read Sydell
Rosenberg’s book “H Is For Haiku” at Kew &
Willow Books, 81-63 Lefferts Blvd., Kew
Gardens 11415 at 2:00pm on July 7

This event is FREE and Sydell Rosenberg was from Briarwood, she was a teacher and writer.

For more info: http://www.kewandwillow.com/upcomingevents/2018/7/7/h-is-for-haiku-with-amy-losak

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
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


“Aging In Place” guide for building ownews
from NYC Dep’t for the Aging available for
download at www.aiany.org/aging
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
Queens AARP Chorus Looking for retired
people to sing at nursing homes and AARP
chapters. Meet every Fri @ 1 pm. Clearview
Self Help Center, 208-11 26 Ave, Bayside.
Technology Classes For Seniors (Free)
Available to all Queensbridge residents.
Mon/Wed: Beyond the Basics (in Spanish),
Computer Basics. Tues/Fri: Beyond the Basics,
Financial Literacy, Social Networking.
Queensbridge Jacob A. Riis Senior Center, 10-
25 41 Ave, LIC


Food Scrap Collection (by Big! compost) 10
am to 1 pm. Info at grownyc.org
Queens Greenmarket: Sunnyside Skillman
Ave & 43 St, Saturdays, 8 am-3 pm. Visit
grownyc.org for info.
LIC Block Party on Dutch Kills Street, under
the overpass at Jackson Ave. Music at Court
Square: Avi B Three, & Underground Horns.,
part of Make Music New York Day. 5:30 - 9 pm
June 21
Woodside Worldwide, 61 St. btw. Woodside
& Roosevelt Avenues, 11 am to 4 pm Aug. 25
& June 23
Long Island City Expo - Single Block
Festival 45 Ave. btw. Jackson Ave. & 23 St. 10
am - 6 pm June 28


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
-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
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. 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
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
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.
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, Catholic 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,
-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
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, 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.
-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.

20 Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck,
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 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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