2018-06-27 / 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.
-Two Women, One Passion: pianist
Teresits Gomez & soprano Delcy Yanet
Estrada. Pre-show book signing by
Reinaldo Spitaletta, “The Ballad of an
Old Teenager” ($16/10 members & students) 8 pm June 30
-Queens Jazz Orchestra honoring Dr.
Jimmy Heath ($42/$32 members/$20
students) 8 pm June 29
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. Limited number of free tickets available for NYC high school students. See website for details and times.
Cashmere Cat; Friends Keep Secrets;
Oslo, Norway Venus X & Asmara;
GHE20G0TH1K; New York, NY + Los
Angeles, CA Burma Boy; Our Bad
Habit + Atlantic Records; Lagos,
Nigeria Valee; G.O.O.D.Music + Def
Jam; Chicago IL F*** U Pay Us; Los
Angeles CA Meriem Bennani;
Brooklyn NY + special guest June 30
-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
-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
Noguchi Museum 9-01 33 Rd at
Vernon Blvd. Long Island City
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)
-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. 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. Closing reception
Sept. 6. Opening reception Aug. 4
-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
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.
-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. 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 (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.
-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
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
-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
-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 Performing Arts
Center 7 pm Aug. 14

ARTS OTHER:

Carol Sudhalter www.sudhalter.com
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).
“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. 17
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. www.licartsopen.org
-Rock. Paper.Scissors exhibit on view
June 9 - July 1
Long Island City Partnership
www.LICPartnership.org
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 - $ 1 0 )
www.louisarmstronghouse.org
-York College Summer Jazz Concert 2 -
4 pm Aug. 4
-Jazzmobile Block Party, family fun &
music. 4 pm Aug. 23
-Soul Food Luncheon for members, 12
pm July 4
-Hot Jazz/Cool Garden performances 2
pm ($20 includes food and house tour
pass) Bria Skonberg on Aug. 11, Byron
Stripling on July 14 & Terrell Stafford
on July 4
Noshwalks Register at www.noshwalks.com
-June 30 - The Bronx
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria
www.qedastoria.com . This week
Everything is Falling Apart live tak
show; Truth Serum game show & stand
up comedy; QED Presents stand up;
Relationshit where comedy & therpy
collide; Soft Core live riffing on soft
core porn; Dream Team Variety Hour;
Dear Diary where comics read their
weird childhood journals; Pup Quiz,
Hot Shot! trivia benefitting Friends
With Four Paws; Movies R Dumb
Presents “Independence Day” (
NMST3K-style riffing with MST3K’s
Frank Coniff; Hot Dawg Championship
doggy talent show
Queens Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Martin Majkut, “Night At

The Opera” (Puccini, Verdi, Donizetti,
Mascagni, Mozart & others)
www.QueensSymphony.org Russo’s On
The Bay, 162-45 Cross Bay Blvd.,
Howard Beach 11414 Tickets at
www.eventbrite.com (no admission fee)
7:30 pm June 28
Randy Weston & His African
Rhythms Quartet co-presented with
Pheeroan akLaff, Seed Artists &
Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning.
($20/$15 students with ID) Ticket info:
www.jcal.org or 718-618-6170 At
Jamaica Performing Arts Center, 153-10
Jamaica Ave. Jamaica 11432 7 pm July
7
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.
Soul Rebels (New Orleans brass
ensemble) Queens debut at Louis
Armstrong Wonderful World Festival,
Flushing Meadows Corona Park. VIP
tickets:
www.ArmstrongsWonderfulWorld.com/cms/packages July 21
“Stupid F**king Bird” based on “The
Seagull” performed at at Plaxall
Gallery, 5-25 46 Ave. LIC 11101 ($25)
For ages 16+
www.StrippedScripts.com July 6 - 21
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
Outdoor Movie Night sponsored by
Vallo Transportation. “Star Wars” at
Francis Lewis Park, 3rd Ave. & 147 St.
Prize for best “Star Wars” costume. Free
movie, popcorn, cotton candy & drinks.
Bring own lawn chair. 8 pm (rain date
7/14) July 13

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. 718-
738-1111
-Mobile office at Ozone Park Library,
92-24 Rockaway Blvd. 5:30 - 7 pm June
28
BP Katz All events at Queens Borough
Hall (120-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed, for more info call
718.286.3000. RSVP & more info at
www.QueensBP.org
-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

-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
-Catholic Migration Services holds 1-
on-1 consultations for those in removal
procedings or seeking asylum info
www.QueensBP.org/KnowYourRights
RSVP 347-472-3500. At Catholic
Migration Services, 47-01 Queens
Blvd. Sunnyside 9 am - 4 pm June 29
-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
-1-on-1 consultations for those in
removal procedings or seeking asylum .
www.QueensBP.org/KnowYourRights
RSVP 347-472-3500. At Catholic
Migration Services, 47-01 Queens
Blvd. Sunnyside 9 am - 4 pm June 29
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 11
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
-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.
Lawn Sale at Bayside United
Methodist Church lawn, 39-20 Bell
Blvd. Bayside 11361 (free admission)
All proceeeds will go to Abundant
Health: Our Promise to Children. 10 am
- 6 pm (rain date July 7) June 30
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.
Ozone Park Residents Town Hall with
NY Dep’t of Homeless Services at
Nativity BVM Church Hall, 101-41 91
St. Ozone Park 11416. 7:15 pm July 19
Queens Chamber of Commerce 75-20
Astoria Blvd. #140, Jackson Heights
11370 www.queenschamber.org 718-
898-8500 info@queenschamber.org
-Access to Capital Seminar at Steinway
Library, 21-45 31 St, 2nd fl. Astoria
11102. 3 pm July 18
-Dealing With Difficult Employees At
The Workplace, At Queens Chamber of
Commerce 75-20 Astoria Blvd. Suite
140, Jackson Heights. (free) Organized
by Dispute Resolution Institute of NY.
8:30 - 10 am July 20
-Queens Chamber Night with New York
City Football Club, Yankee Stadium,
5:30 pm July 11
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
Woodside On The Move Community
Action Forum re Major Capital
Improvement Law & its potential effect
on rent stabilized rents. PS 361, the
Woodside Community School, 39-07 57
St. Woodside 11377 Info: icontreras@WoodsideOnTheMove.org 7 pm
June 27
World Cup Watch Party at Blanchard
Building hosted by Related Companies.
England v Belgium. Info
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com 2-8
pm June 28

DINE/DANCE/FUNDRAISERS:

Italian Charities of America 83-20
Queens Blvd, Elmhurst. For info call
718.478.3100. Dinner Dances; Flea
Markets.

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).
-27-11 49 Ave LIC 11101, hosted by
MANA Products June 27
-32-02 Queens Blvd. LIC 11101, hosted
by MANA Products, June 29
-215-32 Jamaica Ave. Queens Village
11428 9 am - noon. Hosted by New
Greater Bethel Ministries June 30
-35-23 108 St. Corona 11368. Hosted
by El Corban Ministry 2 - 4 pm June 30
-6200 Beach Channel Drive, Arverne
11692, hosted by Joseph Addabbo
Family Health Center. July 5
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
-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 can-

cer, 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 718.738.1111
-Sen. Addabbo’s office, 159-53 102
Street, Howard Beach at 10 - 11:30 am
Sept. 15
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.
-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
-Colonial Toys & Games workshop for
grades K - 6. ($125/one-hour class.)
Ongoing
-Archaeological Workshop for grades 4-
8 ($150/90-minute class) April - mid-
October
-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. Catherine
Sheridan Senior Center, 35-24 83 St.
Jackson Heights. Confirm date at
www.QueensHistoricalSociety.org or
718-939-064710:30 - noon June 28

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Queens Library: 100s of events daily
visit www.queenslibrary.org, click on
programs; call Central Library
718.990.0700 or individual branches.
-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
-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 anniversary of Louis
Armstrong’s “It’s A Wonderful World.”
Reserve in advance
www.QueensLibrary.org
-Prasanna, Flushing Library, June 30
-Radio Jarocho, Forest Hills Library,
June 30
-Conjunto Guantanamo 2 pm, 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
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 for
all events. 228-06 Northern Blvd,
Douglaston. www.alleypond.com
-Summer internships for high school
students. Contact Kasey 718-229-4000
X 211 or KWilding@alleypond.com for
info.
-Turnip The Beet: “Melon-cholic Mood
studying unusual summer melon plants.
($24 per child) Ages 8-11. 9:30 - 11 am
July 7
-Lao Cookimg for Summer with Chef
Penn Hongthong. ($31/adult) 7 - 9 pm
July 11
-Pet CPR & First Aid for teens & adults

($65 per person) RSVP at www.pawnsclass911.com 4 - 8 pm July 12
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 are 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
Fort Totten www.FortTottenParks.org
-Independence Day Fireworks by
Bayside Historical Society.
www.BaysideHistorical.org/fireworks
(free) 6 - 9:30 pm June 27
Francis Lewis Park free movie night.
“Star Wars” sponsored by Vallo
Transportation. Free popcorn, cotton
candy & drinks. Bring own lawn chair.
Prize for best “Star Wars” costume. 8
pm (rain date 7/14) Third Ave. & 147
St. July 13
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 732-872-0111
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/KIDS:

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
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
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:

“Aging In Place” guide for building
owners 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 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.
Woodside Worldwide, 61 St. btw.
Woodside & Roosevelt Avenues, 11 am
to 4 pm Aug. 25
Long Island City Expo - Single Block
Festival 45 Ave. btw. Jackson Ave. & 23
St. 10 am - 6 pm June 28

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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