2018-07-04 / 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. www.flushingtownhall.org for a
full list of events.
-The Colors of Frida by Teatro SEA, a
bilingual one-woman show about Frida
Kahlo. Ages 6 and up ($14/$10 members/$ 8 children/$6 member children)
10 am & noon July 14
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.
-Warm Up 2018 custom merchandise
available produced by Everybody.World
and USA-made. ($35-$75) AT MOMA
Design Store Soho, at Warm Up events
& www.MOMA.org
-Juulia 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
-Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World
Festival (free, limited number VIP tickets available at $25 each) 4 - 9 pm
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Tickets & transportation info at
Presented by the Kupferberg Center for
the Arts at Queens College. July 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
www.queensknights.com/camps or
Queens Council on the Arts
info@queenscouncilarts.org 37-11 35
-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
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). All tours
meet at park side info desk.
-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. Deadline July 10.
-Mel Chin: All Over the Place
Exhibition. On view through Aug 12.
-Wake and Unmoored on view through
Sept. 5, opening 3 pm July 11
“Fundreds All Over The Place” project
during the Sunday Family Workshops,
as part of Mel Chin’s exhibit.
-Second Saturdays explores “Mel Chin:
All Over The Place” 1 - 5 pm July 14
-museum Explorers Workshop (free)
Third Suday of every month 1:30 - 4:30
July 15
-Summer Camp: The Big Time Summer
Art Thing for ages 7 - 11
-Outdoor movies: “Passport Thursdays”
starts July 12 to Aug. 12
-”Sundays On The Lawn” feat. musicians, free art-making classes & lawn
games. Starts July 15 to Aug. 12
-Accepting applications for 2018-2019
Jerome Foundation Fellowship for
emerging artists in NYC. Deadline July
-Jerome Foundation Fellowship
Informaton Session . Must RSVP to

attend 12 - 1 pm July 14
-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
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)
-Tai Chi in the Park (free) 11 am -
Noon Sundays
-Kayaking & canoeing. Visit
www.LICBoathouse.org or call 631-
542-2628 two hours prior top scheduled paddle for updates & cancellations, especially during inclement
weather. 1 - 4 pm Sept. 2, Sept. 1,
Aug. 19 $ July 15
-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
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Think
Outside The Body 12 - 3 pm July 7
-Urban Farming:101: Living Seeds 12
- 3 pm July 7
-Sculpture camp for ages 5 - 12,
weekdays 10 am - noon and 1 - 3 pm
July 10 - August 17. Pre-registration
www.SocratesSculpturePark.org/sculpturecamp or call 718-956-1819 X
-Outdoor Cinema: Monsoon Wedding
7 pm July 11
- Folly/ Function: Opening: RRolling
Stones 5-6 pm July 12
-Jazz at Socrates II: Eric Wyatt 6:30 -
8 pm July 12
-RRRolling Stones exhibit opening
presented in partnership with The
Architectural League of New York 5
- 6 pm July 12
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Kite
Making 101 12 - 3 pm July 14
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Body
in Between - Body Casting 12 - 3 pm
Juy 21
-Saturday Schlpture Workshop:
Geological Pets 12 - 3 pm July 28
-Outdoor Cinema: The Young Girls of
Rochefort in partnership with
Rooftop Films. Pre-screening preformance 7 pm. Screening at sundown
July 28
-Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de
Nueva York’s Guelaguetza Festival 2
- 5 pm July 29
-INSITU Site-Specific Dance festival
1 - 8 pm August 4 & 5
-Dance At Socrates - performances 4 -
5:30 August 25, 18 & 11

-Shakespeare in the Parks: All’s Well
That Ends Well. Kids & Classics at
4:30. Performance at 6:30 pm (free)
August 12
Shakespeare In The Parks: King Lear.
Kids Classics at 4:30. Pe4rformance
at 6:30 pm (free) August 19
-The Socrates Annual exhibition of
new commissions awarded the
Emerging Artists Fellowship. Runs
Oct. 7, 2018 - March 10, 2019.
Opening 3 - 6 pm October 7
-Halloween Harvest Festival 12 - 4
pm October 27
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


Carol Sudhalter www.sudhalter.com
-Louis Armstrong Jazz Jam at
Flushing Town Hall. 7 - 10 pm July
-Red Rooster, Lenox Ave, NYC July
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).
The Killing Kompany
www.killingkompany.com 888-
-”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.

-Rock. Paper.Scissors exhibit on view
June 9 - July 1
Long Island City Partnership
-Jock Jams at Brooklyn Boulders, 23-
10 41 Ave. LIC 11101 718-482-7078
Queensbridge@BrooklynBoulders.com July 19
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. ($12/$8 students, seniors
& children) www.louisarmstronghouse.org
-During July the Louis Armstrong
House Museum will have an exhibit
at Marine Air Terminal rotunda
-York College Summer Jazz Concert
2 - 4 pm Aug. 4
-Jazzmobile Block Party, family fun
& music. 4 pm Aug. 23
-Hot Jazz/Cool Garden performances
2 pm ($20 includes food and house
tour pass) Bria Skonberg on Aug. 11,
Byron Stripling on July 14
-Rolando Guerrero Quartet. Family
activities start at 4 pm. Music starts 5
pm. Aug. 23
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria
www.qedastoria.com . This week :
Pineapple! The Safe Word That’s
Also A Show! (Standup); Laugh It Up
Astoria standup; QED Presents:
Suzanne Lea Shepherd’s “You’re
Okay” standup; Line Break literary
reading; Nerd Is The New Black
standup; The Dirty Show R-Rated
standup; Madams Of The Universe
standup; Myq Kaplan & Friends
standup; The Cheep Show (standup,
improv & banjos); Alternate Fax
Randy Weston & His African
Rhythms Quartet co-presented with
PheeroanakLaff, 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
Rite of Summer Music Festival
presents DITHER (free) Colonels
Row, Governor ’s Island, 1 & 3
www.RiteOfSummer.com Rain date
7/8. 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
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


Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. 718-
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
-Katz Concert Series: Alive N’ Kickin
(cover band from 60s to today)
Rockaway Beach @ 94 St. 6 pm July 8
-Joint meeting of the Queens Borough
Board 5:30 pm July 9
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing
10:30 am July 12
-Katz Concert Series: Dr. K’s Motown
Revue (Motown cover band)
Springfield Park, 6 pm July 22
-Katz Concert Series: Queens
Symphony Orchestra at The Lawn at St.
John’s University, Jamaica 7 pm July 24
-Katz Concert Series: Tramps Like Us
(Springsteen cover band) MacNeil Park,
College Point, 6 pm July 29
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing
10:30 am Aug. 2
-Katz Concert Series: Alive N’Kickin
(cover band from 60s to today) Fort
Totten Park 6 pm Aug.5
-Katz Concert Series: Lady and the
Vamps (pop/rock cover band)
Crocheron Park 6 pm Aug. 12
-Katz Concert Series: Dr. K’s Motown
Revue (Motown cover band)
O’Donohue Park 6 pm Aug. 19
-Queens Borough Board 5:30 pm Sept.
-Queens Borough Cabinet 9:30 am
Sept. 18
Community Board 5 Board Meeting
7:30 pm at Christ the King HS, CNL
Center, 3rd fl., door 10, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave., Middle Village
11379 July 11
Community District Education
Council 26 public meeting at MS 74,
61-15 Oceania Street, Bayside 11364
cdec26@schools.nyc.gov 7 pm July 5
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
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
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
Long Island City Partnership
-Summer Networking Night at Aloft,
27-45 Jackson Ave. LIC. ($25/$15
members, includes light bites & 1
drink ticket) Cash bar. 5 - 7 pm July
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
One Flushing Affordable Housing
Lottery open www.one-flushing.com
Apply www.nyc.gov/HousingConnect
Applications due August 28.
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

-Getting A Mortgage Loan,
Neighborhood Services of Queens
CDC, Inc. 60-20 Woodside Ave, 2 fl.
6 - 8 pm July 24
-Running A Profitable Company,
Queens Chamber of Commerce, 75-20
Astoria Blvd. Suite 140 3 pm August
-How To Do Business With the NYC
Department of Education, Steinway
Library, Astoria 11105 3 - 5 pm Aug.
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
-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.


Italian Charities of America 83-20
Queens Blvd, Elmhurst. For info call
718.478.3100. Dinner Dances; Flea
-Saturday Night Dance - live DJ
(oldies, Top 40, Italian & Spanish
music), food & fun. ($10/$12 nonmembers includes food, dessert, coffee
& tea) 8 pm midnight July 14
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Evening Under The Sphere
fundraiser cocktail party to support
the Alliance for Flushing Meadows
Corona Park. www.allianceforfmcp/org/gala 6 - 9 pm Sept. 20
HANAC Gala at the Mandarin
Oriental, 80 Columbus Circle, NYC
10023. www.hanac.org to buy journal
ads or tickets ($200/$225/$400) 7:30
- 11:30 pm Oct. 26
Queens Historical Society
Anniversary Benefit at Queens
Botanical Garden ($68/$50 members)
www.QueensHistoricalSociety.org &
718-939-0647 for tickets and to
donate, or to advertise in the journal.
4:30 - 8 pm November 8


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).
-6200 Beach Channel Drive, Arverne
11692, hosted by Joseph Addabbo
Family Health Center. July 5
-Key Food Parking Lot, 214-14 73 Ave.,
Oakland Gardens, Bayside 11364 July
Blood Donation Opportunities Make
an appointment by downloading the
free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org, or calling
-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 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:


Bayside Historical Society 208
Totten Ave, Fort Totten. For more
info, call 718.352.1548 or email
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
-Colonial Toys & Games workshop
for grades K - 6. ($125/one-hour
class.) Ongoing
-Archaeological Workshop for grades
4-8 ($150/90-minute class) April -
-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
-Kingsland Homestead Walking Tour
($30, tickets available on website)
5:30 pm Aug 8
-History & Commerce in the Old &
New Netherlands at Kingsland
Homestead, 2:30 - 4:30 pm Sept. 30


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 &
-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
-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. Also available: birthday parties for kids and tweens. Call APEC for
info: 718-229-4000 228-06 Northern
Blvd, Douglaston.
-Summer internships for high school
students. Contact Kasey 718-229-4000
X 211 or KWilding@alleypond.com for
-Alley Creek Ecoquest Club: A Citizen
Science Club for adults. (free)
tom0153@hotmail.com for more info.
Second & fourth Sundays of the month
at 10 am
-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
-Young Chefs: Happy 4th of July for 8 -
12 year olds. ($24) 10:30 am - noon
July 14
-Adventure Time: Crawling Critters for
18 - 36 month olds with parent participation ($18) 10:30 am - 11:45 am July
-APEC’s Book Circle for aduts. (free)
“Leaving Time” by Jodi Picoult. 6 -
7:30 pm July 18
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/flushingmeadows-corona-park/events. Bring a
yoga mat for workouts. All outdoor
workouts are weather-permitting.
-Free aerobics workout outdoors at the
Unisphere. 8-9 am & 9-10 am through
Aug. 18 Wednesdays
-Free Zumba workout outdoors 5-6 pm
through August 18 Wednesdays
-Free Zumba at the Playground For All
Children, 11 St. & Corona Ave. sponsored by the Community Advisory
Board. 7 pm Tuesdays
-Free Masala Bhangra Dance Class
sponsored by the Community Advisory
Board. Unisphere. 7 pm Thursdays.
-Free full body workouts outdoors at the
Unisphere through August 18 9-10 am
-Free Boot Camp outdoors at Unisphere
5:30 - 6:30 pm & 6:45 - 7:45 pm
-Free Yoga outdoors at Unisphere 8:30 -
9:15 am & 9:30 - 10:30 am Saturdays
-Free Yoga at Unisphere 9:30 - 10:30
am through August 18. Saturdays
-Free Gentle Yoga at Unisphere, 10:45 -
11:30 am through August 18. Saturdays
-Fourth of July Block Party, Fantasy
Forest, 111 Street 2 -6 pm July 4
-Mommy & Me Music Together, 11th
Street Lawn behind the Playground for
All Children. 11 am - Noon July 10
-Salsa Warriors with Willie Rivera &
the Spanish Harlem Sextet, dancing &
live music. Unisphere. 7 - 9:30 pm July
-US Open Seasonal Job Fair, Billie Jean
King Tennis Center, July 11 & 12
-Queensboro Dance festival free performance by Queens troupes. 2 - 3 pm
July 14
-Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World
Festival (free, limited number VIP tickets available at $25 each) 4 - 9 pm
Tickets & transportation info at
Presented by the Kupferberg Center for
the Arts at Queens College. July 21
Fort Totten www.FortTottenParks.org
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 11004
-40th Annual Thunderbird American
Indian Mid-Summer Pow-Wow ($10
day/$16 weekend pass adults/$$5
day/$7 weekend pass children) Free
parking. Info 718-347-3276 or
info@QueensFarm.org July 27, 28 &
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
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
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


“Aging In Place” guide for building
owners from NYC Dep’t for the
Aging available for download at
Met Council’s Project Metropair:
Free Home Repairs Svcs incl: bathtub grab bars, smoke & carbon
monoxide detector, door locks, window locks & screens, railings, light
bulbs, sinks & faucets, holes, cracks
& dents in wall, winterizing windows,
more. Required: 60+ yrs, NYC resident, show financial need. Info at
212.453.9542, 212.453.9607 or
New York Foundation for Senior
Citizens, Inc. helps Seniors enjoy
safer, healthier & more dignified
lives in the home & community. 35
social service programs, over 900
units of housing.www.nyfsc.org
Queens AARP Chorus Looking for
retired people to sing at nursing homes
and AARP chapters. Meet every Fri @ 1
pm. Clearview Self Help Center, 208-11
26 Ave, Bayside.
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
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


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
www.americaworks.com, 212.
599.5627. Also in Jamaica and Far
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535,
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, Atlas Park, 80-36,
Cooper Ave., 718.326.6070,
-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.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,
Certified Home Health Aide Training
3-wk program, open house Mon &
Tues, 1st 2 wks/month. Info at

Chhaya CDC 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl.,
Jackson Hts:
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
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
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.,
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848
x11 Thurs 9:30 am-noon (ID
-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
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,
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,
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
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
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network. Weekly support group, counseling sessions, referrals. Info
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.
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
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
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),
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 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,
-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-
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,
Whitepoint Cheer Squad Spring and
Fall Cheer Program For details & registration visit
Whitestone Fall In-House Football
League ($250) For info and to register
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,
-CUNY Fatherhood Academy 4-
month, 3 day a week program
Recruiting Now (free; ages 18-24;
unemployed/underemployed) LAGCC,
Rm C225, 29-10 Thomson Avenue,
LIC. Learn rights and responsibilities as
a father, explore careers, get work experience, learn about parenting, earn High
school Equivalency Diploma, and prepare for college. Info 718.730.7336,
-Free GED Program at Adult
Learning Center, 718.482.5385
-Green Jobs Training Program Apply
-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,

58-20 Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck,
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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