2018-08-29 / 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.
-Monthly Jazz Jam: Celebrating the Legacy
of Louis Armstrong. Open to Jazz students,
musicians, and music educators. Don’t
play? Come listen! $10, Free for members,
students, teens & jamming musicians 7-10
pm Sept 5
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
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.
18 at 3:30 pm.
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.
-Queens College Choral Society, Seeking
new members for 2018-2019 concert season. Auditions for new members Room 246
in the Music Building at Queens College 6-
7:15 pm Aug 29, Sept 5, 12
Queens Council on the Arts 37-11 35
Avenue, Astoria 11101
www.QueensCouncilArts.org
info@QueensArts.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.
-2019 Queens Arts Fund. Dan Bamba,
Grants and Residencies Manager to go over
your application. You must have a draft.
dbamba@queenscouncilarts.org 4 - 8 pm
Aug 29
-Queens Art Fund grant supports cultural
projects that benefit Queens communities.
Application deadline 11:59 pm October 25
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.
-Upcoming Information Sessions. Staff will
walk you through the program & application process. Flushing Town Hall 137-35
Northern Blvd., Flushing 6 - 8 pm Sept 12
-Flushing Library (Room A & B) 41-17
Main Street, Flushing
-On behalf of Phipps Houses Create art for
a Downtown Far Rockaway community.
Selected applicant $100,000 public art commission. Must be 21 years old and a New
York City resident. www.queenscouncilarts.org Sept 7,
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org
-Free Drop-In Family Workshops
Saturdays, 1:30-4:30 pm.
-Free Drop-In Family Workshops Sunday,
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.
-Museum Explorers Workshop, Licensed art
therapist, geared towards families with children with disabilities, including autism
spectrum. Third Sunday of every month.
1:30 -4:30 pm Aug 19
-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
-Queensborough Performing Arts
Center 222-05 56 Ave. Bayside. To buy
tickets, call 718.631.6311 or visit
www.visitqpac.org.
-Nothing Gold Can Stay: American

Landscapes By Ard Berge www.qccartgallery.org June 1 - Sept 7
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
-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
-Outdoor Cinema: The Passionate Thief
(Italy) 7 pm August 29
-Kedi Aug 30
-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
-2018 Annual Benefit Gala chaired by
Joel Shapiro, Mark di Suvero and Sarah
Sze. Tickets are now on sale.
Socratessculpturepark.org/gala2018 Sept.
27
-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
Tim Kelly halves & holes on view
through Sept 2018, AlterWork Studios
30-09 35 Ave, LIC www.alterworkstudios.com Opening reception 7 pm Sept 7,
York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd, Jamaica. Call 718.262.2000 for
more event info

ARTS OTHER:

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
The Killing Kompany www.killingkompany.com 888-SHOOT-EM
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
Kew Gardens Community Arts Day
Outdoor Art Fair, Lefferts Blvd, Austin St
& neighboring streets. Arts & Crafts
Zone. Local Live Music 11 am - 5 pm
Sept 9 (rain date Sept 30)
Long Island City Arts at Plaxall Gallery,
5-25 46 Ave. LIC 11101
www.licartists.org
Long Island City Partnership
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com
-Live at the Gantries concerts, Tuesdays
in July & August.(free) 7 pm
-Donate: Council Member Van Bramer’s
Back To School Supplies Drive. School
supplies can be dropped off at Council
Member’s District Office and select
Queens Library Locations in Long Island
City, Sunnyside and Woodside. For more
info call 718-383-9566 or jbernatovicz@council.nyc.gov until Sept. 7
-Learn career opportunities in your
neighborhood. Business tour at Neuman’s
Kitchen 35-02 48 Ave., LIC. Advance
registration required
licbiztour.eventbrite.com May bring a
printed copy of resume to leave with the
business. 8:45 - 11 am Aug 22
-Hunters Point Parks Conservancy,
Fundraising Event Performances and
activities from many musicians, performers, and instructors. Tickets include food
and drinks. Sept. 14
-Hunters Point Parks Conservancy,
Salsa in the Park, Watercolors on the
Waterfront, Zumba Classes, Wednesday
Evenings;
Yoga in the Park Tuesday Evenings &
Saturday Mornings;
Jazzy Thursdays Thursday Evenings;
Mixed Martial Arts Lessons Saturday
Afternoons
-Bisnow LIC State of the Market
Conference, Opportunities for potential
new retailers interested in the neighborhood. Act now 29 tickets left at $99.
LICP News subscribers can get 20% off
tickets using code LICP20Z1QN Register
today. Sept. 21
-Fall Networking Night at Brooklyn
Boulders Queensbridge, Mingle with LIC
business and community neighbors.
Optional climbing rock wall. Tickets are
now available RSVP today! 5:30-7:30 pm
Sept 12
-LIC-based restaurants and caterers to
donate food to Breast Cancer Awareness
Fundraiser. Please contact Officer Tiffany
Makely at tiffany.makely@nypd.org or
516-547-6667 Sept 30
-NYC Ferry launching a Lower East Side
Ferry route, in LIC at Gantry Plaza State
Park Aug 29
-The Secret Theatre for Unfringed
Festival 2018. Buy tickets at TICKETS

SECRETTHEATRE.COM 718-392-0722
Running until Sept 1
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
-LA Stadium Dedication Ceremony Free
and Open to the Public
USOpen.org/FanWeek 11:30 am Aug 22
-Jazz singer-songwriter Magos Herrera
$20 2-4 pm Sept. 8
-Songbook Summit The Andersons Play
90 minutes no intermission 7 pm Sat 4 &
7 pm Sun 2 & 5 pm Aug 7 - Sept 2
-Volunteers wanted to work with new
museum education program. The LAHM
Teaching Artist Program is a 10-month
program Sept 2018- June 2019
Once Upon a Time Theatre Street
School 87-61 111 Street Richmond Hill
(718) 846-9182 oncetime@aol.com
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria www.qedastoria.com .
-Food Entrepreneur’s Essential Guide to
Branding & Marketing, The Entrepreneur
Space 36-46 37th St. LIC 11101 Welcome
to the wonderful, crazy, and competitive
world of food startups! Register Now!
Cost: $240 6:30 - 8 pm Sept, 12, 26 Oct.
10, 24, 31, Nov. 7
Queens College Business Forum
Breakfast at Student Union Ballroom, 4
Floor 65-30 Kissena Blvd. RSVP By Sept
7 Business.Forum@qc.cuny.edu, $25
donation 8-10 am Sept 14
-Tech Incubator, Workshop alert. Get
MWBE Certified. Co-working and incubator space in Queens. A flexible and
affordable workspace solution for your
business. Visit www.tiqc.nyc or call
718.570.0573, 10 am - 12 pm Aug 30
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.
The Sparrow Tavern
-The Sparrow Film Project Mixer: Open to
all where people meet and form their teams.
Talk about this year’s Film Project. 9 pm
Aug 27
-The Sparrow Film Project Filmmakers.
Sign up: at Let Love Inn, Astoria. Drawing
starts at 10 pm 7 - 10 pm Sept. 9
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
-Arnie Mig Memorial Big Band Concert
Music Staff Swing Orchestra. Outside at the

St. Helen’s Parking Lot 157 Ave & 84 St, In
case of rain at Fr. Dooley Hall. Bring your
own chair. Free Admission 7 - 10 pm Aug
30
-Arnie Mig Memorial Big Band Concert
Outside St. Helen’s Parking Lot at corner of
157th Ave and 84th St. For inclement
weather, held in Fr. Dooley Hall. Bring your
own chair. For more info, call ofc.
-Free Legal Aid, Attorneys will be present to
discuss civil issues. Appointments required
Addabbo’s Rockaway Office 88-08
Rockaway Beach Blvd., Rockaway. 10 am -
3 pm Sept 7
Borough President Melinda Katz All
events at Queens Borough Hall (120-55
Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed, for
more info call 718.286.3000. RSVP & more
info at www.QueensBP.org
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing 10:30 am
Sept 13
-Shred Day At Rochdale Village Mall #1,
Guy R. Brewer & Baisley Blvd, Jamaica 10
am - 1 pm Sept 14
-Queens Borough Board 5:30 pm Sept. 17
-Queens Borough Cabinet 9:30 am Sept. 18
-NYS Citizen Preparedness Corps Training
Program (Pre-Registration Required
www.prepare.ny.gov) Breezy Point Surf
Club, 1 Beach 227 St., Breezy Point 7 pm
Aug 30
CEC 24 PS/IS 87 57-54 80th Street Middle
Village 11379 (718) 361-3560 ext. 1092
Cec24@schools.nyc.gov
-Annual Meeting Aug. 28 6:30pm
-Calendar Meeting Aug. 28 7:00pm
Council Member Barry S. Grodenchik
& Friends of Cunningham Park Bring
lawn chairs. Parking lot on Union
Turnpike at 196 Place
-Family Movie Nights
Coco Aug 27 (Rain date: Aug 30)
Community Board 6 Kew Gardens
Community Center 80-02 Kew Gardens
Rd, Suite 202 Kew Gardens 11415,
-Meeting 7:45 pm Sept 6
Community District Education Council
26 M.S. 74, Nathaniel Hawthorne 61-15
Oceania St Public Meeting 7 pm Business
Meeting (Council Members) 9 pm Aug 30
Community Education Council D25 -
30-48 Linden Place, Flushing 11354, 4
Floor Rm 407 Calendar/Business
Meeting 7 pm Sept 6
Council Member Francisco Moya
-Immigrant Services, Free immigration
services at our District Office 106-01
Corona Ave., Corona. 718.651.1917
every Tuesday.
Greater Flushing Chamber of
Commerce john@flushingchamber.nyc
-“Discover Flushing,” free walking tour
program open to the public. Mon - Thur 5
- 6, Fri 4 - 6 Aug 27 - Sept 7
Moak Yang Presbyterian Church, 12-
25 Clintonville St, Whitestone, NY 11357
646.353.6043
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.
-Alzheimer’s Association Caregivers’
Support Group Meets once-a-month each
third Thursday of the month
-Women’s Group Meets on the last Friday
of each month, in the Basement Living
Room. Call 646-460-0501 7 - 8:30 pm
Aug 31
-Pastor Paul is leading a trip to Italy,
Switzerland and to see Oberammergau
Passion Play $4399 per person round trip,
double room. Deposit is due by Dec. 31,
2018 Sept. 24 - Oct 5, 2020
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
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.
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
-Ozone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway
Blvd., Ozone Park 4 pm - 6 pm Aug 23
-Toy Story 3, Admission is free, Howard
Beach 92-06 156 Ave 718.641.7086
-MetroCard Van at two locations:
Lindenwood Shopping Ctr 82-35 153
Ave, Howard Beach 10 am - Noon Aug 31
Wavecrest Shopping Ctr 2-43 Beach 20
St, Far Rockaway 1 pm - 3 pm Aug 31
Queens Chamber of Commerce 75-20
Astoria Blvd. #140, Jackson Heights
11370 www.queenschamber.org 718-898-

8500 info@queenschamber.org
-Beyond OSHA: Local Law 196 Seminar
in Spanish. New changes in safety training law. 4:30 pm Aug 29
Queens Community House Donate to
Pomonok Food Pantry. Non-perishable
food donations. Looking for volunteers.
Contact the Center at 718.591.6060
Queens Economic Development
Corporation (QEDC) 120-55 Queens
Blvd, Suite 309, for more info call
718.263.0546 www.queensny.org
-Food Entrepreneur’s Workshop
Sept. 12, 26 Oct. 10, 24, 31 Nov. 7
$240 Register with ofc.
-The Zesty Summer Networking Mixer Z
Rooftop at Z Hotel 11-01 43rd Ave., LIC,
Free Admission RSVP
www.queensny.org/calendar/z-hotel 6 - 8
pm Aug 30
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.
-Omar’s Summer Send-Off, Free Party
hosted by DJ Omar Olusion. Fun games,
magic shows etc. Fantasy Forest (near
Zoo) 2-6 pm Sept 2
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 Shines Spa & Salon Fest $30
specials on your favorite services.Visit
www.sunnysideshines.org Aug 17 - 26
-Bliss Pop-Up Market 46 St. & Queens
Blvd., Sunnyside 12-6 pm Aug 25, 26
-School Supply Drive Collection box at
Sunnyside Community Services, 43-31
39 St., 1 floor. 8:30 am - 8:30 pm to Aug
27
-Free English Classes at Sunnyside
Community Services Starting in Fall
2018. 9 am 1 pm Aug 27, 28; 5-8 pm Aug
29, 30
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.
-Sicilian Language Course, reading, writing & speaking. 12 lessons $150, 1 hour
45 minutes long. Textbook is required.
Call to register. 2:30 Sept 15
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 Oct 4

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).
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
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
MetroPlus Health Plan MetroTeen Health
Fair for MetroPlus members, ages 12-21,
90-37 Parsons Blvd, 2nd floor, 11432 More
info 212-908-3739,
chackore@metroplus.org
NYC Health +Hospitals/Queens 82-68
164 St. Jamaica 11432 Suite P151 on 1st
Floor (718) 883-3328
-Back to School Fair with vaccinations, free
school supplies, giveaways, and activities.
To pre-register call 718.883.3030 10:00 am-
2:00 pm Aug. 30
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
-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
-Honey Harvest Festival See how our
beekeeper harvests honey. Taste honey
from different hives. Admission $4, and
$10 for a family. 1 - 3:30 pm Aug 22

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Queens Library: 100s of events daily
visit www.queenslibrary.org, click on
programs; call Central Library
718.990.0700 or individual branches.
-Health & Wellness, Summer continues
become healthier with these upcoming
programs: several forms of yoga, tai chi,
etc.; nutrition workshops for children and
adults; Mental health first aid workshop.
Moving for Life, senior health chat,
Discover symptoms of sleep apnea presentation by a doctor.
visit
http://connectqueenslibrary.org1356 to
find a Queens Library near you.
-Jumpstart Your Career, Develop new
skills. Advance your English for the
workplace. Get your high school equivalency diploma. Attend an information session this week. 718.480.4222
-Open Mic and Reading Series, with
author Joseph Levy. Join in the show for
four minutes. Or come to support others.
Forest Hills 108-19 71 Ave.
718.268.7934, 6:30 pm Aug 30
-Discovery Day Street Fair, Join with
your family for science activities, music,
giveaways, crafts, etc. Central Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica 11 am - 4
pm Sept 8
Jamaica FEASTS is an entrepreneurship
program that can take your food business
to the next level. Registration for Fall
2018 Deadline 5 pm Aug 26
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.
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.
-Queens County Bird Club presents
“Birdsong and Vocal Learning” Free
Admission. Light refreshments served.
www.qcbirdclub.org 8 pm Sept 19
-Vet Tech 201 Learn from a licensed
Veterinary Technician. Must have participated in Vet Tech 101; Ages 11-15 year olds
$32 per person 9:30-11:30 am Sept 2
-Vet Tech 301 Learn form a licensed
Veterinary Technician. Ages 14-18 year olds
$34 per person Noon - 2 pm Sept 2
-Grandparents’ Day Celebration, Enjoy a
relaxing nature walk. Ages 4-7 year olds
$21 per pair 10:30 am - Noon Sept 9
City Parks Summer Programs
www.CityParksFoundation.org
-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.
--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
Forest Park

-Richmond Hill Block Association’s Park
Fair. Rain or Shine Free Admission Myrtle
Ave. & Park Lane South, 718.849.3759,
RHBA@att.net 10 am - 6 pm Sept. 15
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Events
for more info call 718.760.6565 www.nycgovparks.org/parks/flushing-meadows-corona-park/events. Bring a yoga mat for
workouts. All outdoor workouts are weather permitting.
-Evening Under The Sphere, Join us for our
second annual fundraising cocktail party to
support the Alliance for Flushing Meadows
Corona Park 6 - 9 pm Oct 4
-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 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
-Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Unisphere 8 - 10
pm Aug 22
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
-Shorebird Festival Hike around the East
and West Ponds. Kids make birds out of
newspaper. 7:30 am - 5 pm Aug 25. More
info at www.nycaudubon.org/shorebirdfestival. For reservation call (718) 474-0896
and email donreipe@gmail.com
-Hike the Trails of the North 40 Participants
will carpool from the Ryan Visitor Ctr. to the
N. Forty trailhead at Floyd Bennett Field. 10
am - 12:30 pm Aug 26
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 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
Plumbing and Electrical Classes @
LAGCC Classes begin this Sept. and run
through Dec. Tuition includes all books and
supplies. Apply online.
Queens Adult Learning Center 27-35
Jackson Ave. 3rd Floor LIC 11101 (718)
361-9480
-Register to Learn English, Take Computer
Courses, and/or Basic Ed
Aug. 27
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

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.
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:
Council Member Francisco Moya
Culture Pass, If you have a library card,
you can reserve a pass and get free admission to dozens of cultural institutions.
Visit online culturepass.nyc
Free Citizenship Application
Assistance. Appt, info: 718.478.3848.
3rd Sundays, 2:30-6 pm
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc. &
Chhaya CDC, Sen. Peralta, CM Dromm.
Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: By
APPOINTMENT 718.478.3848
Free Home Repairs for New Yorkers 60
and older. Must be able to show financial
need. For more info: 212-453-9542 or
metropair@metcouncil.org. ponsored by
the Met Council.
Department of City Planning Has created
a short video explaining how zoning rules in
the floodplain can help reduce flood risks
and support the city’s long-term vitality.
Write to
resilientneighborhoos@planning.nyc.gov or
visit www.nyc.gov/floodtextupdate for
more info.
Department of Consumer Affairs: NYC
Free Tax Prep Visit www.nyc.gov/taxprep.
Earth Day NYS DEC new user-friendly
website navigation by topic: Outdoor
Recreation; Animals, Plants, Aquatic Life;
Chemical and Pollution Control; Lands and
Waters; Education; Energy; Permits and
Licenses; Public Involvement and News;

Regulations and Enforcement; Publications,
Forms, Maps, etc. Info visit
www.dec.ny.gov
Educational Opportunities The State
Education Depart. Continuing Education
Services Vocational Rehabilitation if you
have a disability, or unemployed visit
www.acces.nysed.gov.
Free Immigration Services in Queens
Spons. by CM Dromm & New Immigrant
Community Empowerment (NICE). Info at
cuny.edu/citizenshipnow, appointments at
212.652.2071. 71-29 Roosevelt Ave,
Mondays 9 am-5 pm.
Free Services: Immigration /
Naturalization, Senior Benefits, Community
Health Advocate. 93-03 Roosevelt Ave 2R,
Jackson Heights; Flushing Office 133-04 39
Ave., Flushing
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48 Ave,
Woodside, info 718.672.4848 x11 Thurs
9:30 am-noon (ID required)
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food only,
photo ID. Basement Rectory, 35-20
Greenpoint Ave, LIC, 718.729.8957.
Thurs 10:30 am- noon, Sat 1:30-3 pm
-St. Teresa 50-20 45 St, Woodside, info
718.784.2123 x22 • Tues, 6-7pm (Photo
ID Required)
-Community Food Pantry By Queens
Community House & Forest Hills Interfaith
Community, Food Bank for NYC. Forest
Hills Community Center, 108-25 62nd Dr. -
Last Wednesday of every month, 6-8 pm
Free Citizenship Classes Emerald Isle
Immigration Ctr, 59-26 Woodside Ave. 2nd
floor, Woodside, More Info call/text 646-
545-7214 - Mon, Tues, 6 - 9 pm
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The #2
cancer killer. Age 50+, once a decade.
Info for screening American Cancer Soc
800.227.2345.
Free Compost Containers for apartment
bldgs. of at least 10 stories. 311 or
nyc.gov/organics.
Free English Classes for Adults Queens
Community House, 108-25 62 Dr., Forest
Hills. Info 718-592-5757 ext. 216
Free Housing Legal Services For Corona,
Corona Heights, Elmhurst, Lefrak City.
Facing eviction, need repairs, roommate
issue, Call 718-316-9993 AAFE Jackson
Heights 93-03 Roosevelt Ave, 2R, Jackson
Heights.
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc. &
Chhaya CDC, Sponsored by Sen. Peralta,
CM Dromm. 37-43 77 St, Jackson Hts,
2nd Floor. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30
pm: Call for appt 718.478.3848.
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings 3rd
Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-33A
Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
718.651.1917.
Freeze Your Rent Seniors/ disabled in
rent-controlled/stabilized apts freeze rent
below 1/3 your income w/ SCRIE or
DRIE; gives landlord tax credit. Age
62+, on SSI, SSDI, Vets’ Disability. Total
income below $50K. Bring: proof of
income, rent, age. Astoria Restoration
Assn, 31-28 Ditmars Blvd, hrs: M-F, 11
am-4 pm, 718.726.0034.

Gas Appliance Amnesty by Plumbing
Foundation, NYC amnesty program to
waive civil, criminal penalties for improper
gas work or appliances in your building.
Info www.gasamnesty.nyc or call DOB customer service at 212.393.2406.
Gov Cuomo Free App for Veterans connects veterans & family to jobs, housing,
education, more. Info
www.ny.gov/mobileapps.
Grace Institute (Free) Women transition
back into the workforce. For training program and info
www.graceinstitute.org/admissions@graceinstitute.org.
-Professional Program’s Evening Health
Care Sector 8 wk programs. Info, open
houses, start dates, graceinstitute.org or
email admissions@graceinstitute.org
Grand Opening: Book Culture LIC Court
Square’s first bookstore, Book Culture LIC,
opened at 26-09 Jackson Ave.
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network. Weekly support group, counseling
sessions, referrals. Info 718.777.6941
ICYMI: Health Department Pop-Up on
Queens Plaza North Free, in-person health
insurance enrollment. Application counselors can help you sign up for health insurance and SNAP (food stamp) assistance.
Walk-ins welcome, interpretation services
available. 25-05 Queens Plaza North near
Chase bank, open Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm.
Jackson Heights Community Chorus
Tues rehearsals. Renaissance Charter
School, 35-59 81 St, Info 917.200.5779.
Tuesday rehearsals 7:30-9:30 pm
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands of
jobs on construction projects by Gov.
Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/jobs/regional.shtm.
Jobs: Queens Workforce 1 Career Center,
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl, Jamaica. Info
718.557.6755, www.nycgov/workforce1
Military Mondays Veterans seeking advice
concering SSI/SSD benefits, housing concerns, child support, etc are invited to call
live answer hotline at 917.661.4500 weekdays from 10 am-4 pm for elegibility information and to make an appointment.
New York Irish Center, Pieta House 10-
40 Jackson Ave, LIC. Free, professional,
confidential, therapeutic approach to people in crisis. 718.482.0909. Info
newyorkirishcenter.org. Also:
-Senior Computer Club Sat., 11-1 pm
-Knit and Natter Club Tues. 11-1 pm
-Senior Lunch Club Weds., 1-4 pm
NYC CERT: Community Emergency
Response Team. 10-week training.
www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/get_involved/cert.shtml.
NYC Recovers: Work Progress Program.
Qualified service providers needed to deliver program. Program reimburses wages paid
to hurricane-affected residents age 16+.
Visit www.nyc.gov, NYC Recovers: Work
Progress link.
NYC Department of Buildings
Homeowners and Residents Night 120-55
Queens Blvd, Tuesdays at 4 & 7 pm
NYC Department of Veterans’ Services
NEW & first of its kind Queens Satellite

Office. Queens Borough Hall, Ste 222, 120-
55 Queens Blvd. Enhanced accessibility for
veterans to services. Walk-ins welcome.
Info 718.286.2868.
Tues thru Thurs, 10 am- 2 pm
NYC Home-STAT the Homeless Outreach
& Mobile Engagement Street Action Teams.
Homelessness prevention programs, transition and permanent housing. Contact
Community Board #2 718.533.8773,
qno2@cb.nyc.gov.
NYC Small Business Support Center
Business courses, one-on-one help; Easy
access to the services needed to start, operate and grow your business. Visit
www.nyc.gov/business or call 718-570-
8500
NYS Comptroller’s office unclaimed
funds. Info www.osc.state.ny.us/ouf
Office Child Support Assistance (OCSA).
Can help get noncustodial parents’ child
support, help locate them, paternity, court
orders, medical support, collection & medicaid. 32-20 Northern Blvd, 6th Fl.
(Honeywell St. entrance), 718.784.6979.
Prepare Your Organization for a Winter
Storm Ensure your business is prepared
with “FEMA’s Prepare Your Organization
for a Winter Storm Playbook.” The free
PDF is available online and provides tools
and resources with instructuins to help you
prepare for inclement weather.
Project Open House by Mayor assists individuals in their homes by removing small
architectural barriers. Visit
www.nyc.gov/html/mopd/open_house/application.shtml
QEDC (Queens Econ. Devel. Corp.)
Resources for small business owners, entrepreneurs, General Queens events. Info
718.263.0546, www.queensny.org/qedc/
(RSVP online
www.QueensNY.org/qedc/business/events for all unless otherwise noted):
-Made In Queens (MiQ) Pop-up Store 27-
24 Queens Plaza South, ft. new products
every month. Looking for entrepreneurs,
locally made and artisanal crafts, food products, more, to sell there. Sign up, info
www.madeinqueens.nyc/
Raccoons in NYC For info on raccoons,
rabies, protect your home, pets call 311 or
nyc.gov/health/rabies
Riders Alliance Organizing mass transit
riders for affordable fares, service restoration, general improvements. www.ridersny.org., 212-590-9427
Sen. Peralta Free Legal Counsel Starting
November, Sen. Peralta’s office with legal
professionals for the CUNY School of
Law’s Community Legal Resource Network
will offer free legal counsel on immigration
and housing. Partnered with the Immigrant
Defense Coalition and Sen. Peralta are
Asian Americans for Equality, Cattholic
Charities of New York, Center for the
Integration and Advancement of New
Americabs, CUNY/Citizenship NOW,
Emerald Isle Immgrant Center, HER Justice
(Manhattan), New York Immigration
Coalition (Manhattan), and Queens County
District Attorney Office of Immigrant
Affairs.

Small Biz Owners: Opportunity to
Request Your No-Cost Compliance
Consultation NYC Department of Small
Business Services offers no-cost consultations on city regulations. Advisors will not
issue violations of fines. For more info visit
nyc.gov/bizcomplianceconsult or call 311.
Sunnyside Community Svcs. (free)
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications.
718.784.6173 x110; Free training to be
Home Health Aide, job placement.
718.784.6160 x338; Longterm care, in
home or adult day care; applying for
Medicaid & other benefits; Education &
caregiver skills; wellness activities.
English/Spanish. 43-31 39th St, Sunnyside.
Info www./scsny.org, 718.906.0660;
-Social Adult Day Program for people living with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or physical
impariments. Services include; hot lunch,
medication reminders, personal care, music
and art therapy, gentle exercise, yoga, celebrations and special events. To schedule call
Naomi at 718-786-9273
Sunnyside Up Free Pre-Kindergarten
Students must be 4 yrs old, born in 2014.
Call 718.784.6173 ext 410 or email
prek@scsny.org.
Tree Guard Program To request trees or
protect extant trees. For more info, visit
www.nycparkstreeguard.com
Vocational Rehabilitation For the disabled
& unemployed. Info at 347.510.3100, or
acces.nysed.gov
Volunteer Opportunities:
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc. Info
718.2611092 x5523.
-Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be a
Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
-Public Benefit Counselor Volunteers age
55+, 212.614.5412, www.cssny.org
Thursday Workshop for Latinas In
Spanish; Info on health & safety issues
for immigrant Latinas: HIV/AIDS,
Domestic Violence, Substance Abuse,
Sexuality, Depression, Self Esteem.
Voces Latinas office, 37-63 83 St., Suite
1B, Jackson Hts - Thurs, noon - 2 pm
Vocational Rehabilitation State Education
Department Office of Adult Career and
Continuing Education Services Queens
District Office, 11-15 47th Ave, LIC. For
persons w/ disability & unemployed Info
347.510.3100, www.acces.nysed.gov
Whitepoint Cheer Squad Spring and Fall
Cheer Program For details & registration
visit whitepointyouthfootball.com.
Whitestone Fall In-House Football
League ($250) For info and to register contact whitepointyouthfootball@aol.com or
John McArdle at 347.322.0374.
Woodside On The Move Adult Computer
Classes Basic computer skills. Reg at
718.476.8449 ext 16. Mondays for 12 wks,
5:30-7:30 pm & Wednesdays 3-5 pm
Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.
World Ice Arena FMCP Aquatics
Center/Ice Rink, near Avery Ave and 131 St
in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. One of

the best indoor ice rinks in the city, bring
your own skates or rent a pair. Skating lessons available, as well as games of ice hockey or sled hockey. Fees apply. Open
Monday to Sunday, times vary.

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLL.
31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC, 718.482.7200,
www.laguardia.edu/acereg.
-CUNY Fatherhood Academy 4-month, 3
day a week program Recruiting Now (free;
ages 18-24; unemployed/underemployed)
LAGCC, Rm C225, 29-10 Thomson
Avenue, LIC. Learn rights and responsibilities as a father, explore careers, get work
experience, learn about parenting, earn High
school Equivalency Diploma, and prepare
for college. Info 718.730.7336,
dspeal@lagcc.cuny.edu
-Free GED Program at Adult Learning
Center, 718.482.5385
-Green Jobs Training Program Apply
www.greenworkforcenyc.org,
718.663.8407
-Home to Work Ctr. For displaced
homemakers. Assessment, counseling,
referrals, workshops, computer & vocational training, job search assistance.
718.482.5166.
-NYC Home-STAT the Homeless
Outreach & Mobile Engagement Street
Action Teams - Homelessness prevention
programs, transition and permanent housing. Contact Community Board #2
718.533.8773, qno2@cb.nyc.gov.
-Practical Nurse Program funding
available. 718.609.2130
-NYC Resident Veterans 60 or older may
attend college for a small fee. For more info
718-482-5386
-Veterans Only: Evening College Prep
and GED Classes (free) Info Elizabeth
Allen at 718.482.5386 / 5231,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu/veterans.

SAMUEL FIELD Field YM & YWHA
58-20 Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck,
718.225.6750.
Ongoing registration. RSVP, info
718.423.6111 ext 242; email
ASmith@sfy.org. Progs $5 per family:
-Indoor Playground ($7 for one adult,
one child; $2 for each add’l) for age 5 and
under, must be w/ adult. climbers,
bridges, balance beam, activities; sneakers required; No registration.
Weds 10:45-11:45 am, 718.225.6750 ext
229, Email CGiancola@sfy.org
-Gym and Creative Exploration ($5 per
family; ages 3-5 with developmental disabilities & their families) Little Neck -
Wednesdays, 3-4:30 pm
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play ($5 per
family; ages 3-5 with developmental disabilities & their families) At Bay Terrace
Ctr, 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside. Mondays 3-
4:30 pm

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