2018-07-25 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern
Blvd. www.flushingtownhall.org for a full
list of events.
-Honoring The First People of Queens:
Conversation in history & cultural protocols
with members of Matinecock of Queens
and LI. (free) 6 - 8 pm July 26
-Full Moon Drumming Workshop with
master afro-Peruvuian drummer Hecvtor
Morales. ($25/$20 members) Drums are
provided. www.FlushingTownHall.org or
718-463-7700 X222 for tickets. 7 - 9 pm
July 27
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 produed 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) Conversations on Aug.
3 at 6:30 pm; Aug. 5 at 4 pm & Aug. 18 at
3:30 pm.
-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 Next: String Noise
www.StringNoiseDuo.com 3 - 4 pm
August 12
-Community Day (free admission) 11 am -
2 pm: Drop-in open studio, activities in
Gallery, hands-on art making workshops for
ages 2-11; 2 - 3 pm: August 5
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
-Live at the Gantries at Gantry Plaza State
Park, Tuesdays at 7 pm. July 31 Dance
Entropy; Aug. 7 Maestro Khan; Aug. 14
The Bartlett Band; Aug. 21 The Chuck
Braman Quintet; Aug. 28 Felipe Dournier.
(free) Info at
www.KupferbergCenter.org/live-at-the-gantries or call box office at 718-793-8080
-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 37-11 35
Avenue, Astoria 11101
www.QueensCouncilArts.org
info@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 at SUNY Queens
Educational Opportunity Center, 158-29
Archer Ave. Jamaica 11432 at 6 - 8 pm
RSVP www.QueensCouncilArts.org/creative conversations July 25
-Creative Conversations at New York
Tibetan Service Center, 83-02 A Broadway,
3 fl, Elmhurst 11373 at 6 - 8 pm
www.QueensCouncilArts.org/creative-conversations to RSVP. July 27
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.
-Mel Chin: All Over the Place Exhibition.
On view through Aug 12.
-Wake and Unmoored on view through

Sept. 5
“Fundreds All Over The Place” project during the Sunday Family Workshops, as part
of Mel Chin’s exhibit.
-Summer Camp: The Big Time Summer Art
Thing for ages 7 - 11
-Outdoor movies: “Passport Thursdays” to
Aug. 12. 7 - 10 pm “Keteke” (Ghana) July
26
-Sundays On The Lawn: Art making classes & lawn games starting 1:30, live music
starts 3 pm. In case of rain programs move
inside museum. Heems (India) July 29.
Innov Gnawa (Morocco/US) August 5. Ani
Cordero (Puerto Rico) August 12.
-Outdoor movies: “Passport Thursdays” to
Aug. 12. 7 - 10 pm. “The Wind
Journeys/Los Viajes del Viento (Colombia)
August 2
-Outdoor movies: “Passport Thursdays” to
Aug. 12. “On The Road, Somewhere/Algun
Lugar” (Dominican Republic) presented by
the Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema, 7 - 10
pm August 9
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 through Sept. 15
Saturdays
-Yoga in the Park 10 - 11 am through
Sept. 16 (free) Sundays
-Tai Chi in the Park (free) through Sept.
16 11 am - Noon Sundays
-Sculpture Camp for ages 5-12, weekdays, July 10 - Aug. 17 10 am - noon and
1 - 3 pm. Pre-registration required;
www.SocratesSculpturePark.org/SculptureCamp or 718-956-1819 X104.
-Kayaking & canoeing. Visit
www.LICBoathouse.org or call 631-542-
2628 two hours prior top scheduled paddle for updates & cancellations, esp. during inclement weather. 1 - 4 pm Sept. 2,
Sept. 1, Aug. 19
-Coastal Classroom for 5th through 9th
graders. 10 am - 4 pm July 9 - Aug. 9
-Jazz at Socrates, 6:30 - 8 pm Aug. 9
-Saturday Sculpture 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
-Outdoor Cinema (free) Movie TBA 7
pm August 1
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop:
Enveloping The Invaluable 12 - 3 pm
August 4
-INSITU Site-Specific Dance festival 1 -
8 pm August 4 & 5
-Outdoor Cinema: Spirit Of The Beehive
(Spain) 7 pm August 8

-Jazz at Socrates: “Hot Lips” Joey
Morant 6:30 - 8 pm August 9
-Free Capoeira in the Park through Sept.
15, 1 - 2 pm, begins Aug.11
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Plastic
Bag Couture 12 - 3 pm August 11
-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
-Outdoor Cinema: Tampopo (Japan) 7
pm August 15
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Print
Making 12 - 3 pm August 18
-Urban Farming 101: Vermicomposting
12 - 3 pm August 18
-Shakespeare In The Parks: King Lear.
Kids Classics at 4:30. Pe4rformance at
6:30 pm (free) August 19
-Outdoor Cinema: Kedi (Turkey) &
Catcam 7 pm August 22
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Wish
Pots 23 - 3 pm August 25
-Outdoor Cinema: The Passionate Thief
(Italy) 7 pm August 29
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Weaving
Through Dreams 12 - 3 pm Sept. 1
-Circus Amok 3 - 4 pm Sept. 1
-Closing day of Virginia Overton’s
“Built” 9 am - 7 pm Sept. 3
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop on the
Street: Felt 12 - 3 pm Sept. 8
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Clay
Sculptures 12 - 3 pm Sept. 15
-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

ARTS OTHER:

42nd Street by HCJ Teen Drama
Group ($12/$10 seniors & children
under 12) At Church of the Holy Child
Jesus, 111-02 86 Ave. Richmond Hill .
Info at 718-847-1860 or
HCJTeenDrama@gmail.com Aug. 9 at 7
pm; Aug 10 at 8 pm; Aug. 11 at 8 pm and
3 pm on Aug. 12
Boy George & Culture Club with The
B-52s, The Thompson Twins and Tom
Bailey at Forest Hills Stadium,
www.ForestHillsStadium.com July 27
Carol Sudhalter www.sudhalter.com
Cooking With Granny: Yiayia’s Greek
Octopus Stew Cooking & Storytelling
sponsored by Edible Queens. www.ediblequeens.com Learn how to make octopus stew followed by cookbook swap.
($15) Tickets: www.eventbrite.com 2 - 4
pm at Coffeed, 37-18 Northern Blvd. LIC
August 11

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).
Forest Hills Choir, Oratorio Society of
Queens & Schola Sine Nomine perform
“Summer Sings in Queens” at Our Lady
of Mercy Church, 70-01 Kessel St, Forest
Hills 11375 ($15) 7:15 - 9:30 pm
www.FHChoir.org/summer-sings
info@SummerSingsInQueens.org August
16 & 23
Greek Cultural Center: Emrah, Wael
& Erikos novel presentation of Greek,
Balkan, Middle, Near & Far Eastern
music with a NYC feel.
info@ GreekCulturalCenter.org
www.GreekCulturalCenter.org 718-726-
7329 At 7:45 - 9:45 pm July 28
Joe screening at Kew Gardens Festival
of Cinema, UA Midway Theater, 108-22
Queens Blvd. Forest Hills 11375.
Romantic comedy where the haves &
have-nots meet www.kewgardensfestivalofcinema.com ($15) 1 pm Aug. 4
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 Arts & Music Summer
Festival (JAMS Under The Stars)
-Variety of talent pays homage to legends
of jazz, rhythm & blues, rock & funk
music. Rufus King Park, 6 pm Aug. 5
-20th Anniversary Celebration, Jamaica
Avenue btw. Parsons Blvd. & 169 St. 11
am - 7 pm August 6
Jamaica Center For Arts And
Learning (JCAL) 161-04 Jamaica Ave.,
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 Aug. 3
Legally Blonde The Musical ($20/$15
children & seniors) http://jcplayers.weebly.com for tickets and info.
-Glendale-Maspeth United Methodist
Church, 66-14 Central Ave. Friday, Aug.
3 at 8 pm; Saturday, Aug. 2 at 8 pm and
Sunday, Aug. 5 at 3 pm
-Community United Methodist Church,
75-27 Metropolitan Ave. Middle Village,
Saturday, Aug. 11 at 8 pm and Sunday,
Aug. 12 at 3 pm
Long Island City Arts at Plaxall Gallery,
5-25 46 Ave. LIC 11101
www.licartists.org
-Justin D. Johnson “A Sense of Being” at

LIC Arts Open Gallery, The Factory, 30-
30 47 Ave. LIC 11101 to July 28
Long Island City Partnership
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com
-Apply to Coalition for Queens Access
Code Program - C4Q’s Access Code program teaches computer skills to talented
adults from low-income & diverse backgrounds. 10-month program. Coding
skills, career development training &
exposure to tech industry. Runs Sept.
2018 - July 2019.
www.C4Q.nyc/ AccessCodeApply
Application deadline August 3
-Summer Networking Night at The
Bindery, 30-01 48 Ave, LIC. ($15/$25)
licqns.com/NetworkingNightBindery to
register. 5:50 - 7:30 pm July 25
-Live at the Gantries concerts, Tuesdays
in July & August.(free) 7 pm
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
-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: Laugh Through
The Pain; Periods According To Pop
Culture; Comedy & Poetry for Puerto
Rico (Standup & poetry variety show on
July 31 to raise money for Habitat For
Humanity Puerto Rico); Retro Bits
(standup on awful retro video gajmes);
Yellow Tape True Crime Trivia Show
-Astoria Drink N’Draw - sketching with
live model 8 pm August 3
-Opening Night Reception for artist
Domingo Carrasco, whose work will be
on view & for sale through December.
347-451-3873 www.QEDAstoria.com
Gallery Opening Night 7-9 pm July 29
-Origami class for beginners 9:15 pm
Aug. 3
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
www.ThaliaTheatre.org
Woodside Concert Series at Sgt. Collins
Park Triangle, Broadway & 58 St.
Thursdays at 7 pm. July 26 Jenny Marino
(“from the block”) top 40. Info from NWC:
718-205-1030. Thursdays

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. 718-738-

1111
-Rain Barrel Giveaway at St. Camillus
Church, 99-15 Rockaway Beach Blvd.,
Rockaway Park. Pre-register at www.nysenate.gov/webforms/free-rain-barrel-giveaway-registration-july-28th . Pick up rain
barrel 10 am - 12 pm. Any remaining barrels
will be given away first-come first-served
starting at noon July 28
BP KatzAll events at Queens Borough Hall
(120-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed, for more info call 718.286.3000. RSVP
& more info at www.QueensBP.org
-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. 17
-Queens Borough Cabinet 9:30 am Sept. 18
Coalition for Queens Access Code
Program - C4Q’s Access Code program
teaches computer skills to talented adults
from low-income & diverse backgrounds. 10-month program. Coding
skills, career development training &
exposure to tech industry. Runs Sept.
2018 - July 2019.
www.C4Q.nyc/AccessCodeApply
Application deadline August 3
Costa Constantinides, NYC Council
Member, hosts Department of
Preservation & Development at his district office, 31-09 Newtown Ave. 10 am -
5 pm To RSVP email MCorbett@council. nyc.gov with “HPD” in subject line.
July 25
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
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.
Ladies First Astoria Women’s

Empowerment Group founded by local
businesswomen for fostering personal &
professional relationships at locally-focused
gatherings. Info
https://instagram.com/LadiesFirstAstoria
LICity/Astoria Lions Club will meet second Tuesday of the month at the Irish
Center 10-40 Jackson Ave, LIC, 7 pm.
Long Island City Partnership
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com
-Summer Networking Night at The
Bindery, 30-02 48 Ave. LIC 11101
($25/$15 members, includes light bites &
1 drink ticket) Cash bar. Tickets
www.eventbrite.com 5:30 - 7:30 pm July
25
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.
Mobile Pet Adoption Event sponsored
by Assembly Member Stacey Pheffer
Amato & ASPCA at Beach 94 St. &
Boardwalk Performance Space,
Rockaway 1 - 4 pm Aug. 11
Newtown Creek Alliance
www.NewtwonCreekAlliance.org.
One Flushing Affordable Housing
Lottery open www.one-flushing.com
Apply www.nyc.gov/HousingConnect
Applications due August 28.
Queens Chamber of Commerce 75-20
Astoria Blvd. #140, Jackson Heights
11370 www.queenschamber.org 718-
898-8500 info@queenschamber.org
-Running A Profitable Company,
Queens Chamber of Commerce, 75-20
Astoria Blvd. Suite 140 3 pm August 7
-How To Do Business With the NYC
Department of Education, Steinway
Library, Astoria 11105 3 - 5 pm Aug. 8
-Healthcare 101: Insurance Basics for
Small Businesses, Plaza College, Forest
Hills 3 - 6 pm August 14
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.
School Supply Drive - collection box at
Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31
39 St., 1st floor by welcome desk
between 8:30 am & 8:30 pm weekdays
until Aug. 27
Sunnyside-Woodside Lions Club meets
7 pm last Wednesday of the month at
Grace Church 46-01 43 Ave. Sunnyside

DINE/DANCE/FUNDRAISERS:

Italian Charities of America 83-20
Queens Blvd, Elmhurst. For info call
718.478.3100. Dinner Dances; Flea
Markets.
-Saturday Night Dance - live DJ (oldies,
Top 40, Italian & Spanish music), food &
fun. ($12/$10 non-embers includes food,
dessert, coffee & tea) 8 pm midnight July
28
-Saturday Night Dance - live DJ (oldies,
Top 40, Italian & Spanish music), food &
fun. ($12/$10 non-embers includes food,
dessert, coffee & tea) 8 pm midnight
August 11
-Flea Market at Italian Charities, 83-20
Queens Blvd. Tables available for $25 9 -
4 pm Aug. 18
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

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).
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
-Our Lady of Mercy Church, 70-01 Kessel
Street, Forest Hills 11375. Info from rectory office: 718-268-6143 or NY Blood
Center 800-933-2566 www.nybc.org . 8:45
am - 2:45 pm August 5
Community Health Fair presented by
D.R.E.A.M. Inc.(free) Rafffle, school supply giveaway, complimentary health screenings. Info dream.inc14@gmail.com
Brookvillle Park, Brookville Blvd. &
Weller Ave. 11413 10 am - 3 pm Aug. 18
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: www.nyc.gov/health.

HISTORICAL:

Bayside Historical Society 208 Totten
Ave, Fort Totten. For more info, call
718.352.1548 or email info@baysidehistorical.org.
Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery 127-
15 Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens
info@friendsofmaplegrove.org
www.friendsofmaplegrove.org
Queens County Farm Museum 73-50
Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park.
-Thunderbird Pow Wow ($5-$16) Gates
open 6 pm Friday, 10 am Saturday &
Sunday. Info 718-347-3276 or
info@QueensFarm.org July 27, 28 & 29
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
-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

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.
-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
-Young Adult Literacy Program for students 16-24 to prepare for the Test of
Adult Basic Education. At Astoria
Library at 14-01 Astoria Blvd., Central
Library at 89-11 Merrick Blvd. & Far
Rockaway Swing Space, 10-03 Beach 20
St. Must pre-register:
www.QueensLibrary.org, click Programs,
click Services, click Young Adult
Literacy Program. Starts July 16, runs through Sept. 7, Enrollment ends August

Flushing Library will distribute free ticket vouchers to Shalespeare in the Park’s
“Twelfth Night” starting July 27 for ages
5+. Performance is 8 pm in Central Park
on July 27
-Battle of the Bands at Forest Park
Bandshell (free) “Foreign Trees” vs
“trickBlue”4-
Forest Park bandshell August

”Liquid Sky” - Anatomy of a Cult Movie
screening 6 - 8 pm at Central Library,
part of Culture Connection. Check website for free tickets. July 25
Queens Library “Wonderful World
50” honoring 50th anniversary of Louis
Armstrong’s “It’s A Wonderful World.”
Reserve in advance
www.QueensLibrary.org
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.
Immigration Assistance:
www.QueensLibrary.org/2022
Immigration Case Management;
NYCitizenship (make appt. at
NYCitizenship hotline 212-514-4277);
Immigrant Justice Corps (make appointment at 212-407-3417); and Citizenship
Classes & Workshops.

PARKS & RECREATION:

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 info.
-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
City Parks Summer Programs
www.CityParksFoundation.org
-Tennis: free lessons for ages 6 - 17, all skill
levels in all boroughs. Runs through Aug.
13
-Golf: free lessons for ages 6 - 17, Once or
twice weekly in 13 public parks. Equipment
is provided. Two 4-week sessions: July 2 -
27 & July 30 - August 23.
-Track & Field for ages 5 - 17 in 14 parks
citywide. July 2 through Aug. 15. Sessions
twice weekly.
-Soccer: free programming for ages 8 - 12
in 12 parks citywide. Twice-weekly sessins
July 2 - Aug. 9

-Get Up & Go forages 6 - 11 - milti-sport
program twice weekly in 10 parks citywide.
July 2 - Aug. 10
-Family Adventure Races for ages 8 - 12
with their parents.at one park in each borough. One hour each Sunday in July &
August.
FDR Four Freedoms State Park on
Roosevelt Island: Free public tours April
through Sept. Tours last 2 hours, available
first come first served. 12:30 & 3 pm
Thursdays through Sundays weather permitting. info & schedule updates 212-204-
8831 & www.fourfreedomspark.org
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Events
for more info call 718.760.6565 www.nycgovparks.org/parks/flushing-meadowscorona park/events. Bring a yoga 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
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
-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
-Silent Disco at the Unisphere (free) family-friendly 6 - 8 pm July 25
Fort Totten www.FortTottenParks.org
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
& 29
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
-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
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.
Internship at The Queens Gazette: high
school or college students welcome to apply
for internships. If you love writing and
reporting, you will get great experience in
our offices. Openings are also available for
management and administrative internships. Start right away. Email your resume
to QGazette@aol.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.
Summer Sports Clinic: Softball at
Flushing Meadows Corona Park field
behind Playground For All Children. Free
drop-in clinic for ages 8 - 14. 11 am - 1 pm
starting July 16
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
Young Adult Literacy Program for students 16-24 to prepare for the Test of

Adult Basic Education. At Astoria
Library at 14-01 Astoria Blvd., Central
Library at 89-11 Merrick Blvd. & Far
Rockaway Swing Space, 10-03 Beach 20
St. Must pre-register:
www.QueensLibrary.org, click Programs,
click Services, click Young Adult
Literacy Program. Starts July 16, runs
through Sept. 7, Enrollment ends August
3

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:

Flushing Greenmarket at Maple
Playground, 136-50 Maple Ave, Flushing
11355 Wednesdays 8 am - 4 pm to
November 28
-To sell at the Flushing Greenmarket complete application at
www.grownyc.org.files/gmkt/questionnaire/farmer.pdf for farmers and
www.grownyc.org.files/gmkt/questionnaire/nonformer.pdf for non-farmers.
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.
Whitestone Block Party at Harpell’s
parking lot. For banners or sponsorship
opportunities BRodriguez@snb.com
Rain date August 11. 12 - 5 pm July 28
Woodside Worldwide, 61 St. btw.
Woodside & Roosevelt Avenues, 11 am
to 4 pm Aug. 25

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/eventsfor 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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