2018-08-08 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

The Creek and Cave 10-93 Jackson
Ave, Long Island City
-Jackknife Comedy show ($5) tickets
can be purchased at door or online at
www.creeklic.com/events 8 pm Aug. 4
Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern
Blvd. www.flushingtownhall.org for a
full list of events.
Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival
Multi-Cultural Performers, Arts &
Crafts, International Food, Meadow
Lake, Flushing Meadows Corona Park,
Rain or shine, Admission is free. 9 am-5
pm Aug 11, Aug 12
Katch Astoria Events Comedy Show
31-19 Newtown Ave., Astoria 11102 9
pm Aug 25
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
The Museum of the Moving Image
“2001: A Space Odyssey” 36-01 35 Ave.,
Astoria. Tickets $20. $7 members Aug.
1-5
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 11:59 pm
October 25
-High School to Art School Summer
Exhibition, Students present selections of
the work. Refreshments will be provided.
5-7 pm Aug 2
-Queens Arts Fund sign up for a 20-
minute one-on-one session. Bring a draft
at least started to sign up.
dbamba@queenscouncilarts.org 4 - 8 pm
Aug 14
Beginning Aug. 15 The Artist
Commissioning Program will accept

applications for both artist and art producers! Select Queens-based choreographers, playwrights, and composers to
receive a $10,000 commission.
Applications close Oct 12.
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. 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/Sculp
tureCamp 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
-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, 11 & 18 & 25
-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 Academic
Core cafeteria Noon Aug. 9
-York College Summer Jazz Program
at Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts
Center 7 pm Aug. 14

ARTS OTHER:

Comedy, Music, and Resistance in
support of Catalina Cruz, D’Antigua
Lounge 8416 Northern Blvd. 7:30 pm
Aug 8
Cornerstone Theater Company presents The Cardinal a journey through
Flushing. Call 1-800-578-1335 Aug 10

& 11
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
Carol Sudhalter www.sudhalter.com
-Bix Beiderbecke Tribute, Sunnyside
Shines. Queens Blvd. & 46th St., under
the arch7 pm Aug 7
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
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
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
-Live at the Gantries concerts,
Tuesdays in July & August.(free) 7 pm
-NYC Depart. of Small Business
Services, Small Business Grant
Program for business operating for at
least three years in NYC five boroughs. Applications now through
August 10
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
-Louis Armstrong Jazz Jam Series,
Flushing Town Hall, Refreshments
available. $10 general admission, text
917-667-5331 to participate 137-35
Northern7-
Blvd., Flushing 10 pm Aug 1-

Bria Skonberg at Louis Armstrong
House Museum $20 (Red Beans ’n
Rice & Sweet Tea included, plus a
complimentary historic house tour pass
good for six months) 2 pm Aug 11
-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
-Songbook Summit The Andersons
Play 90 minutes no intermission 7 pm
Sat 4 & 7 pm Sun 2 & 5 pm Aug 7 -
Sept 2
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria
www.qedastoria.com . This week:

Laugh It Up, Astoria standup; QED
presents standup; Line Break literary
salon; Nerd Is The New Black standup;
The Dirty Show standup; Dream Team
Variety Hour; Repeater live music podcast taping; Dear Diary; Catbaret catthemed variety show; Sugar & Spice
erotica opec mic; Frank Coniff’s Open
Riff Night (open mic for MST3K-style
riffing); Quip It Good! comedians play
Quiplash live
-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
-Neato Bedito Weirdo stand up comedy
9 pm Aug 9
-QED Presents (All-star stand up comedy) 7:30 pm Aug 10
-Relationshit (Comedy and therapy
collide 9:30 pm Aug 10
-The Revolution (Stand up comedy)
7:30 pm Aug 11
-End of the Line Comedy (Stand up
comedy) 9:30 pm Aug 11
-Madams of the Universe (Stand up
comedy) 7 pm Aug 12
-Yes (St)and (Stand up and improv
show) 8:30 pm Aug 12
-The Cheep Show (Stand up, improv
and banjos) 7:30 pm Aug 14
-Alternative Fax (Stand up showcase)
9 pm Aug 14
-Here’s the Thing (Stand up showcase
w/drinking game) 7:30 pm Aug 15
-My First Time (Stories of virginity
loss) 9 pm Aug 15
-Lucie Pohl’s Immigrant Jam (Stand up
comedy) 7:30 pm Aug 16
Happy Place Comedy (Stand up comedy) 9 pm Aug 16
-QED Presents (All-star stand up comedy) 7:30 pm Aug 17
-Shame! (Stand up comedy) 9:30 pm
Aug 17
-Movies R Dumb Presents: Rad
(MST3K-style riffing on awful
movies) 11 pm Aug 17
-The Odd Rock Comedy Hour
(Musical comedy showcase) 7:30 pm
Aug 18
-QED Presents (All-star stand up comedy) 9:30 Aug 18
-Parody Karaoke (Weird Al-style parodies of karaoke songs) 7 pm Aug 19
-Cat Trivia (Pub-style trivia, all about
cats!) 8:30 pm Aug 19
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
“Go Back For Murder” at Saint Luke’s
Church at 85 Greenway South, Forest
Hills Saturday, August 4th at 7:30pm.
Suggested donations of ($15) or ($12) for
seniors or groups of 6 or more. For reservations or further information, call 718-
268-7772 or visit www.gingerbreadplayers.org 7:30 pm Aug. 4 & 2:30 pm Aug. 5

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. 718-
738-1111
Assemblymember Stacey Pheffer
Amato Mobile Office Hours
Annual Shareholders’ Meeting Breezy
Point baseball fields 6-8 pm Aug 7
Young Israel Wavecrest and Bayswater
Center, 2716 Healy Ave., Far Rockaway
11 am- 1 pm Aug 8
Lindenwood Shopping Center 82-29 153
Ave., Howard Beach
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
-Katz Concert Series: Alive N’Kickin
(cover band from 60s to today) Fort
Totten Park 6 pm Aug. 5
-”Know Your Rights Week: Closing
Cases, Opening Doors” Free legal workshops on sealing past convictions &
cleaning rap sheets, with Legal Aid
Society. At LIFE Camp Inc. 111-12
Sutphin6-
Blvd, Jamaica 6:30 - 8 pm Aug.

”Know Your Rights Week: Closing
Cases, Opening Doors” Free legal workshops on sealing past convictions &
cleaning rap sheets, with Legal Aid
Society. At 696 Build Queensbridge, 10-
31 41 Ave, LIC, 6:40 - 8 pm Aug. 7
-”Know Your Rights Week: Closing
Cases, Opening Doors” Free legal workshops on sealing past convictions &
cleaning rap sheets, with Legal Aid
Society. At Transitional Services for New
York, Inc., Hazel House, 80-45
Winchester Blvd., Building 74, Queens
Village 2 - 3:30 pm Aug. 8
-”Know Your Rights Week: Closing
Cases, Opening Doors” Free legal workshops on sealing past convictions &
cleaning rap sheets, with Legal Aid
Society. At Queens Borough Hall, 6:30 -
8 pm Aug. 8
-”Know Your Rights Week: Closing
Cases, Opening Doors” Free legal workshops on sealing past convictions &
cleaning rap sheets, with Legal Aid
Society. At Rock Safe Streets, 43-15
Beach Channel Dr. Far Rockaway 6:30 -
8 pm Aug. 9
-”Know Your Rights Week: Closing
Cases, Opening Doors” Free legal workshops on sealing past convictions &
cleaning rap sheets, with Legal Aid
Society. At Queens Library, 35-51 81 St.
Jackson Heights 4:30 - 6 pm Aug 10

-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
-Pakistan’s 72nd Independence Day
Celebration at Queens Borough Hall 6
pm August 14
India’s 72nd Independence Day celebration at Queens Borough Hall 6 pm Aug
15
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
Community District Education
Council 30, 5th Floor Conference
Room at DOE/QPN 28-11 Queens
Plaza North, LIC 11101 August
Calendar Meeting Speaking time will
be allocated. Request for speaking time
at least 24 hours, prior to the meeting.
6:30 pm Aug 13
Council Member Barry S.
Grodenchik & Friends of
Cunningham Park Bring lawn chairs.
Parking lot on Union Turnpike at 196
Place
-Family Movie Nights
Argo 8 pm Aug 13 (Rain date Aug 16)
RV 8 pm Aug 20 (Rain date: Aug 21)
Coco Aug 27 (Rain date: Aug 30)
-Shakespeare in the Park
Tragedy of King Lear Aug 9 (Rain
date: 8/14)
All’s Well That Ends Well Aug 23
(Rain date: 8/26)
Children’s Workshop 7 pm
Performance Begins 8 pm
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
-Ecuadorian Independence Day Sabor

Latino 95-35 40 Rd, Elmhurst 11373
RSVP to lisette@teammoya.com 6pm
Aug 9
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
LIC/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
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
-Infrastructure Creek:A Walking Tour
Friday, August 3rd. 6:30pm - 8:30pm.
for tickets visit
www.NewtwonCreekAlliance.org.
One Flushing Affordable Housing
Lottery open www.one-flushing.com
Apply www.nyc.gov/HousingConnect
Applications due August 28.
Pheffer Amato Mobile Office Hours
-Lindenwood Shopping Ctr 82-29 153
Ave., Howard Beach 10 am 1 pm
-JASA Senior Center, 106-20 Shore
Front Pkwy, Rockaway Park 11 am - 1
pm Aug 15
Ozone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway
Blvd., Ozone Park 4 pm - 6 pm Aug 23
Seaview Towers Lobby, 331 Beach
31st Street Far Rockaway 10 am - 12
pm Aug 25
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,8-
Astoria 11105 3 - 5 pm Aug.

Medical Marijuana NYS Regulations
Seminar in Glen Oaks, Glen Oaks
Library, Glen Oaks, NY 3 pm Aug 9

-Healthcare 101: Insurance Basics for
Small Businesses, Plaza College,
Forest Hills 3 - 6 pm August 14
-Roof-Top Networking at Bourbon
Street, Bayside 6-8 pm Aug 22
TD Bank & The Queens Chamber of
Commerce Running a Profitable

Company. Open to the public,
Complimentary Admission, Queens
Chamber of Commerce 75-20 Astoria
Blvd., Suite 140 Jackson Heights. 3 pm
Aug 7
Queens Economic Development
Corporation (QEDC) 120-55 Queens
Blvd, Suite 309, for more info call
718.263.0546 www.queensny.org
-Digital Manufacturing Wed, August
1st at Long Island City Partnership 27-
01 Queens Plaza N, LIC from 9:00am -
12:30pm.
-Robotics, Wed, August 14th at Long
Island City Partnership 27-01 Queens
Plaza N, LIC from 9:00am - 12:30pm.
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
Small Business Grant Program NYC
Depart. of Small Business Services,
applications now through August 10
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 nonmembers includes food, dessert, coffee
& tea) 8 pm midnight August 11, 25
-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
-Ferdinand 111th St Lawn (Playground
for All Children) 8 pm-10 pm Aug 17
HANAC Gala at the Mandarin
Oriental, 80 Columbus Circle, NYC
10023. www.hanac.org to buy journal
ads, sponsorship or tickets
($200/$225/$400) Honoring Bruno
Frustaci Contracting, Inc., Carmen
Padilla Volunteer of the Year 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).
-Addabbo Family Health Center, 114-39
Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica 11434 9 am - 12
pm Aug. 3
-Addabbo Family Health Center, 1288
Central Ave., Far Rockaway 11691 2 -
4:30 pm Aug 3.
-Addabbo Family Health Center, 6200
Beach Channel Drive, Arverne 11692 9
am - 4:30 pm Aug 9
Hosted by: Queen’s Health Center
9704 Sutphin Blvd., Jamaica 11435 9 am
- 4:30 pm Aug 8
Hosted by: The Floating Hospital 41-
40 27 St. Long Island City 9 am - 4:30
pm Aug 10
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) Raffle, school supply giveaway, complimentary health
screenings. Info
dream.inc14@gmail.com Brookville
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.
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
-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
Voelker Orth Museum, Bird
Sanctuary & Victorian Garden, 149-
19 38 Ave., Flushing info@vomuseum.org www.VOMuseum.org 718-359-
6228
-Garden Creativi-Tea art workshops &
iced tea. Aug. 1: Examine birds’ nests.
Aug. 8: Victorial gardens and make a
garden collage. ($4 or $10 per family
per session. Children under 3 free) 1 -
3:30 pm
-All’s Well That Ends Well,
Shakespeare, free production. Snack
concession available. Performance is
cancelled in the event of rain. 7:30 pm
Aug 10

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Queens Library: 100s of events daily
visit www.queenslibrary.org, click on
programs; call Central Library
718.990.0700 or individual branches.
Kanopy, with your library card access
to thousands of dramas, comedies, documentaries and more. Start streaming
now.
-East Elmhurst Library closed 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 3
-Battle of the Bands at Forest Park
Bandshell (free) “Foreign Trees” vs
“trickBlue” Forest Park bandshell
August 4
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
-Think Tank Hidden Gems:Saturday,
August 4th. 1:00pm - 2:30pm at Alley
Pond Environmental Center 228-06
Northern Blvd. Experimental science
opportunity for children 7 - 10 years old.
$24 fee per child.
-Think Tank Hidden Gems for ages 7 - 10
($24 per child) 1 - 2 pm Aug. 4
-Summer BBQ Cooking Workshop for
adults ($31) 7 - 9 pm Aug. 9
-Pond Pals, Hike to Windmill Pond, children 5-7 ($21) 10:30 am-Noon Aug. 11
-Book of the month: The Rent Collector
by Cameron Wright. Lively discussions,

light refreshments. Adults Free 6-7:30
pm Aug 15
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
sessions 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/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
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
-Movies Under The Stars (free) “Black
Panther” at the Unisphere 8 - 10 pm
August 1
Fort Totten www.FortTottenParks.org
Gateway National 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
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.
Flushing Town Hall Global Mashup for
Kids $14/$10 Members $8 Children $6
Member Children, Tickets 718.463.7700
x222 FTH 137-35 Northern Blvd.,
Flushing 1 pm Aug 12
-Celebrate the Full Moon with percussive
rhythms and drumming styles. Drums
provided. $25/$20 Members. Space is
limited to 20 participants. 7-9 pm Aug 24
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
QEDC 24 technology workshops
Robotics, 27-01 Queens Plaza N, Long
Island City 9 am-12:30 pm Aug 14
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:

The RGMVM LL and The Queens
Alliance Baseball LG. Regist. for the
fall season at the RGMVM Little LG.
Complex, 78-23 Woodhaven Blvd. 5
years old to Adult, Division 19 and over.
For start times and fees call 718-821-
4487 or 718-366-7717 10 am - 1 pm Aug
4, 11, Sept 8
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
28Woodside 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 longterm 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@graceinsti-

tute.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/event
sfor 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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