2018-09-05 / 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
Flushing House Rooftop 38-20 Bowne St,
Flushing 11354
-Jazz In The Sky $100 per person, $175 couple. Fundraising event uam.ejoinme.org/jazz
7 pm Sept 14
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island
City www.moma.org
-Warm Up Summer Music Series, live &
electronic music, every Saturday, June 30 to
Sept. 1. www.moma.org/warmup Expedited
entry with $99 series purchase for all ten
events. Limited number of free tickets available for NYC high school students. See website for details and times.
-Warm Up 2018 custom merchandise available produced by Everybody.World and
USA-made. ($35-$75) AT MOMA Design
Store Soho, at Warm Up events &
www.MOMA.org
-Juulia Phillips: Failure Detection sculpture
exhibition April 15 - September 3
-Projects 108: Gauri Gill photography exhibition April 13 - September 3
-Fernando Palma Rodriguez exhibition April
15 - September 3.
-Reza Abdoh video retrospective June 3 -
Sept. 3
-Body Armor June 3 - Sept. 3
-Yayoi Kusama’s “Narcissus Garden” on
view at Gatway Recreation Area at Ft. Tilden
from July 1 through Sept. 3
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,
-A Voice to the Voiceless, Composer Landon
Knoblock with local students experiencing
homelessness and housing instability. Queens
Theatre 14 United Nations Ave, S. Corona,
RSVP www.queenscouncilarts.org/calendar/landon-knoblock 7 pm reception, 8 pm
concert Sept 14
-High School To Art School, Helping students get into a great art college, with a scholarship. Fall Session Oct 11 - Feb 9 kolshan@queenscouncilarts.org Applications
are due by Sept 15
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
Salsa Masala: Jackson Heights Block
Party, Part of Viva la Comida Street
Festival, Roosevelt Ave & 82 St,
Jackson Heights, Free www.queenscouncilarts.org/calendar/salsa-masala
3:30 pm Sept 15
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,
-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

-Community Jam Session @ Academic
Core LL01 Noon Sept 18

ARTS OTHER:

The Blue Bus Project Hour Family Day
Workshops! Final Celebratory Event.
Lunch will be provided. Outside parking
lot of St Rita Roman Catholic Church
36-25 11 St, LIC 11 am - 4 pm Sept 10
Electronic Waste Recycling Event-
Elmhurst Unwanted electronics working and non-working. Accepted TV,
VCR phones, etc. Not accepted: air conditioners, refrigerators, microwaves.
New Life Fellowship Church 82-10
Queens Blvd, Elmhurst visit www.lesecologycenter.org, or call 212.477.4022
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).
Oratorio Society of Queens Rehearsing
part 1 of Handel’s “Messiah,” Christmas
carols and Chanukah for our Annual
Holiday Concert on Dec 16, Rehearsals
are held at Temple Beth Sholom, 172 St,
Northern Blvd, Flushing Monday 7:30
pm. Auditions are Sept 10 and 17
The Killing Kompany
www.killingkompany.com 888-SHOOTEM 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
-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
-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
-The Secret Theatre for Unfringed
Festival 2018. Buy tickets at TICKETS
SECRETTHEATRE.COM 718-392-
0722 Running until Sept 1
-Circus Amok, Socrates Sculpture Park
3 pm Sept 1
-Warm Up, MoMA PS1 12 pm Sept 1
-S.T.E.P, Flux Factory Sept 6- Sept 30
-Queens United International Party,
Sunnyside Gardens Park 3 pm Sept 8
-Family Silent Disco, LIC Landing 6 pm
Sept 9
Queensboro Dance Festival, Hunters
Point Park Waterfront Sept 13, 14
-Cinema LIC Presents Ratatouille
Hunters Point South Park 7 pm Sept 15
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
-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
-Magos Herrera Prominent jazz singer-songwriter. Tickets $20 kupferbergcenter.org 2 pm
Sept 8
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.
-The Myq Kaplan Show (Stand up comedy) 8:30 pm Sept 10
-The Cheep Show (Stand up, improv and
banjos) 7:30 pm Sept 11
-Stand Ups Improvise TED Talks (Stand
up/improv show) 9 pm Sept 11
-Frank Conniff’s Open Riff Night 7:30
pm Sept 12
-Quip It Good! (Comedians play

Quiplash, audience judges!) 9 pm Sept
12
-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
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 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
-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) York College, 94-20
Guy R. Brewer Blvd, Jamaica 1 pm Sept 15
-Homeowners & Tenants Enrollment Event,
NYC Dept. of Finance
(www.queensbp.org/rsvp) 10 am - 1 pm Sept
18
Community Board 2 43-22 50 St, 2nd
Floor, Woodside 718.533.8773
-Monthly Meeting, Sunnyside
Community Services 43-31 39 St,
Ground Floor, Sunnyside. Proposed
New High School at 51-30 Northern
Blvd. 6:30 pm Sept 6
Community Board 5 61-23 Myrtle Ave,
Glendale 11385
-Hearing & Meeting 7:30 pm Sept 12
Community Board 6 Kew Gardens
Community Center 80-02 Kew Gardens

Rd, Suite 202 Kew Gardens 11415,
-Meeting 7:45 pm Sept 6
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
KCS And GMHC Immigration Forum
Family Petition, How to petition for a
family member as a US citizen or a
Legal Permanent Resident. One-on-one
with an expert immigration attorney
203-05 32 Ave, Bayside Forum 3 - 4 pm
Consultation 4 - 6 pm Sept 7
Keller Wiliams Liberty 96-10 101 Ave,
Ozone Park Food Drive. Please donate
canned and packaged food. A few items
with kosher certifications.
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.
Pheffer Amato Mobile Office Hours
-JASA Senior Center 711 Seagirt Ave,
Far Rockaway 11 am - 1 pm Sept 6
-Howard Beach Motor Club 59 Russell
St, Howard Beach 5 - 7 pm Sept 13
-Bayswater Jewish Center 2355 Healy
Ave, Bayswater 5 - 7 pm Sept 13
-Toy Story 3, Admission is free, Howard
Beach 92-06 156 Ave 718.641.7086
Queens Chamber of Commerce 75-20
Astoria Blvd. #140, Jackson Heights
11370 www.queenschamber.org 718-
898-8500 info@queenschamber.org
-Business Card Exchange Karaoke,
Corporate Karaoke Contest - Best
Performance Wins, Resorts World
Casino NYC Jamaica, 6 - 8 pm Sept 17
-Exporting to Asia, Sheraton LaGuardia
East Hotel, Flushing 12 pm -5 pm Sept
17
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
-Business Plan Competition, Enter for a
chance to win $10,000. Offering orientation sessions in Queens libraries 10:30
am Sept 8, 6:30 pm Sept 10, 4:30 pm
Sept 12, 6:30 pm Sept 13, 6:30 pm Sept
17, 6:30 pm Sept 20
-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
-A panel discussion on the power of
resilience in food businesses. Moderated
by Robin Puskas of NYSSFPA Tickets
$15, Refreshments served. Fulton Stall
Market 91 South Street, NY 6:30 - 9 pm
Sept 18
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
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
-Saturday Night Dance, Live DJ, food
and fun. Classics, oldies, top 40, Italian
and Spanish music. $12, $10 members.
Includes food, dessert, coffee and tea.
Alcohol for purchase. 8 pm - 12 am Sept
8, 22
-Flea Market, Tables are available for
$25, 9 am - 4 pm 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
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
-9/11 National Day of Service &
Remembrance, Free community conversation. Victorian Admin. Building 83-15
Kew Gardens Rd, Kew Gardens 11415
Seats are limited. Light refreshments.
rsvp requested 10 am - 11:30 am Sept 8
-Literary Sundays Reading Series, Poet
Sherese Francis and Fiction writer Joe
Okonkwo will read. An open mic and
light refreshments. Kew & Willow
Books 81-63 Lefferts Blvd, Kew
Gardens. Free Admission. Please RSVP
maplegroveliterarysundays@gmail.com
5:30 - 7 pm Sept 9
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

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
-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
-(Everything you can’t google about
freelance writing)Workshop presenters
Jamie Lauren Keiles, Leah Finnegan.
Ridgewood 20-12 Madison St. 1 - 3:30
pm Sept 8
-111 Places in Queens that you must not
miss. Books will be available for sale
and signing. Flushing (Rooms A&B) 41-
17 Main Street
-Entrepreneurship Series, starting a
business, eight-part series. Central
Library 89-11 Merrick Bvld, Jamaica.
Call 718.990.8625, 7 pm Sept. 4 to Oct
23
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
-Discovering Bugs, 7-12 year old $24 10 am
- Noon Sept 11
-Book Circle, Adults Free 6 pm - 7:30 pm
Sept 12
-Bengali Cuisine, Adults $31 7 - 9 pm Sept 14
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
-CaringKind, Walk to support its free programs and services. For the families and caregivers affected by a dementia diagnosis. 6
Ave, 111 St, rain or shine 9 am Sept 16
Flushing Waterways
(rpryor@riverkeeper.org)
-Bike and Boat Tour, Sergey Kadinsky will
lead the ride and Dragon boat team will lead
the boat tour. 10 am - 12 pm Sept 9
-Flushing Bay Fall Festival, Feature boating,
tabling by local organizations. No ticket needed. 12 - 3 pm Sept 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
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
-Antique Motorcycle Show $7. Free parking
is available 11 am - 4 pm Sept 16
Soccer First Kicks Program for ages 3-6,
$195, 10-11 am. Development League Spring
Season, $235, ages 6-13, 12-3 pm Sundays

SCHOOLS/KIDS:

Bayside Little League 2018 Registration
The Club House, 25-32 168 St (lower level).
Accepts ages 4 through 17 and also offers
girls softball. For info and registration, visit
baysidelittleleague.com.
Bombers Youth Lacrosse Program Boys
and girls K-8 grade, high school boys and
girls, boys youth travel teams, boys and girls
youth travel teams, boys elite high school
travel teams, 1st sticks beginner classes, and
boys and girls training sessions. Sessions
available year-round with experienced coaching staff, no parent coaches. For more info
visit bomberslacrosse.com, email bomberslacrosseclub@aol.com, or call
917.282.8638.
Dwarf Giraffe Athletic League Baseball &
Hockey Registration Ages 4-15. Thursdays
7-8 pm & Sundays 10 am-12 pm. DG
Building, 149-50 15 Rd, Whitestone. Register
online at www.dwarfgiraffe.com or call
718.746.1539.
Grow To Learn NYC, the citywide school
gardens initiative. www.growtolearn.org
-Citizen Saturdays at Gantry State Park, pier
4 “Fishing Pier” - Help State Park Rangers
collect important data about wildlife in &
around park. Also includes oyster monitoring,
plant & flower study, bird watching. Adults &
children. Noon-1:30 Saturdays beginning
May 12
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
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.

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):
-Animals Can’t Talk PO Box 630408
Little Neck, NY 11363 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
-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. Sebastian Parish
Center, 39-60 57 St, Woodside. 718.429.4442
Certified Home Health Aide Training Info
at www.scsny.org 718.784.6160 ext.525
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 info at chhayacdc.org
718.478.3848; Sen. Peralta, CM
Dromm. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm:
(37-43 77 St, Jackson Hts, 2nd
Floor)ByAPPOINTMENT
212.788.7066
Free Home Repairs for New Yorkers 60
and older. Must be able to show financial need. For more info: 212-453-9542,
email info@metcouncil.org, or visit
metcouncil.org. sponsored 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/citizenship, appointments at
212.652.2071.
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 or visit eiic.org - Mon, Thurs, 6 - 9 pm
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The #2
cancer killer. Age 50+, once a decade.
Info for screening American Cancer Soc
800.227.2345.or vicit cancer.org
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 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. Email: JHCHORUS@ info.gmail.com 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/
Work Force 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 nyirishcenter.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.
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/em/volunteer/cert
-inquiries.page
NYC Department of Buildings
Homeowners and Residents Night 120-55
Queens Blvd, Tuesdays at 4 & 7 pm more
info at
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/homeowner/ homeowner.page
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
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/mopd/initiatives/project-open-house.page
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
https://www1.nyc.gov/nyc-resources/categories/business/business-
assistance/index.page or call 311.
Sunnyside Community Svcs. (free)
-Assists in filing SNAP applications & recertification. 718.784.6173 x528
-Training and Home Care Services, 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.
Email: info@scsny.org 718.784.6160;
-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
($300) 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
718.476.3449 ext 16. Mondays for 12 wks,
5:30-7:30 pm & Wednesdays 3-5 pm.
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. 718.760.9001

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLL.
31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC, 718.482.7200,
www.laguardia.edu
-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 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. NEEDS WORK
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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