2018-10-10 / 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.
-Andrea Brachfeld Jazz Quartet, $16, $10
members & students, free for teens 8 pm
Oct 12
-Body-Based Creative Process, Workshop
(Ages 20+) 1 - 4 pm Oct 14
-South American Mashup: Inkhay & Rio
Mira, $16, $10 members & students, free
for teens 7 pm Oct 19
Flushing House Rooftop 38-20 Bowne St,
Flushing 11354
Long Island City Artists
-Call for Curators, Submit a curatorial proposal for our December small works
exhibiiton. email info@licartists.org by Oct
18
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long
Island City www.moma.org
-Halloween Ball with Susanne Bartsch,
Cirque de Musée, Tickets General
Admission $20, Members $18, Ticket package expedited entry and two drinks $55. 8
pm - midnight Oct 27
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35
Ave., Astoria
-2018 Annual Gala, Red carpet & cocktail
reception, awards & dinner. Valet parking is
available, festive attire.
www.qchnyc.org/gala or 718.592.5757 x.
246, $300 Journal ads and sponsorship
available. 6 pm or 7 pm Oct 23
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)
-Open House New York, Free admission 11
am - 6 pm Oct 13, 14
-Center of Attention, Jorge Palacios’
Balance and Inertia, 2011, 4 - 5 pm Oct 14
-Hands-On at Noguchi, Shaping Soft Stone,
18 and older. $35 members $45 non-members includes admission to the museum and
materials, 1-5 pm Oct 20
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
-Evening Readings: James Kaplan, LeFrak
Concert Hall Room 264 $20, 7 pm Oct 23
-Gilberto Santa Rosa, El Caballero de la
Salsa, Six-time Grammy winner, legendary
Puerto Rican Artist. Colden Auditorium
$42 - $109, 8 pm Oct 27
-Tien-Huicani, LeFrak Concert Hall $20 -
$30, 3 pm Oct 28
-She Kills Monsters, Rathus Hall, M-11
$10 - $16, $5 at the door in costume Oct.
31, Oct 31- Nov 4
-South American Mashup: Inkhay & Rio
Mira, Flushing Town Hall, $10 - $16, 7 pm
Oct 19
-Icebreaker II, Klapper Hall, Free, Oct 22 -
Nov 2
-My World Jun Hu Ceramics Sculpture
Solo Exhibition, Klapper Hall, Free, Oct 1 -
Oct 31
-Artist Talk: Portraits of Ancient Linen,
Godwin Ternbach Museum, Free, 1 pm Oct
20
-Acciones Queens College Art Center, Oct
9 - Nov 9
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.
-Queens Art Fund (QAF) 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.
-ArtSite Artists Announced, Artists selected
to create artwork throughout Jamaica and
Jackson Heights, have been announced!
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.
-“Fundreds All Over The Place” project
during the Sunday Family Workshops, as
part of Mel Chin’s exhibit.
-Queens International 2018 Volumes,
Website will bring 41 artists representing
15 neighborhoods together. Browse
through for floor plans and more. Oct 7,

Feb 24
-Fall Senior Film Series, Splendor in the
Grass 2 - 5 pm Oct 10
-OneBeat Immersive Final Performance 7 -
9 pm Oct 12
-Queens International 2018 Public
Programs The Agora, 12 - 4 pm Oct 13
-Smartphone Apps Workshop, 2 - 3:30 Oct
13
-Indigenous People’s Day, 1 - 5 pm Oct 14
-UN Day with UNA-USA and Climate
Museum, 12 - 4 pm Oct 20
Queensborough Performing Arts Center
222-05 56 Ave. Bayside. To buy tickets, call
718.631.6311 or visit www.visitqpac.org.
-From La Mancha to New York, Santiago
Garci exhibits rural landscapes and artful
still life. Will be on view in the loggia.
www.qccartgallery,org Sept 29 - Jan 11
-Deformity Masks: The Ann Goerdt
Collection, From a variety of regions across
the continent of Africa. Will be on view in
the Gallery’s balcony.
www.qccartgallery,org Sept 29 - Jan 11
-Marilyn Maye, A Piece A Cake. Buy tickets online: www.visitqpac.org 3 pm Oct 14
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon
Blvd, LIC. Info 718.956.1819, socratessculpturepark.org
-Hiring Now: Paid Curatorial Summer
Intern. Apply online.
-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
York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd,
Jamaica. Call 718.262.2000 for more event
info

ARTS OTHER:

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).
The Killing Kompany www.killingkompany.com 888-SHOOT-EM
-Halloween Homicides, Comedy murder
mystery dinner show at Riccardo’s 21-01
24 Ave., Astoria, 718.721.7777 $45 pp 8
pm Oct 26
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.)
-Choreographer + Composer Residency
starting in Oct. 2018 or Jan. 2019

Long Island City Arts at Plaxall Gallery,
5-25 46 Ave. LIC 11101 www.licartists.org
Long Island City Partnership
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com
-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
-LIC BID Annual Meeting, @WeWork
Queens Plaza, 5 - 7 pm Oct 10
-Annual Awards Gala, Melrose Ballroom,
Early bird pricing until Oct 11, Gala will
take place Nov 14
-Brownstoner & Qns Real Estate
Conference 2018, LICP Members receive
10% off of tickets. 8 am - 12 pm Oct 10
-Long Island City Town Hall, City
Comptorller Scott Stringer at CUNY
School of Law 7 - 9 pm Oct 15
-LICP Business Breakfast on Financing and
New Federal Tax Law Updates, LICP
Members Free, Non-Members $25, 8 - 10
am Oct 18
-Ops21 Advanced Workshop: Digital
Manufacturing, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm Oct 16
-3rd Annual Queens Beer Festival, LIC
Flea & Food, 11 am - 6 pm Oct 13, Oct 14
-Halloween Harvest Festival, Socrates
Sculpture Park 12 - 4 pm Oct 27
-SculptureCenter Annual Benefit Gala,
Sound River Studios, 7 - 10 pm Oct 10
-Halloween Quiet Clubbing, Studio Square
10 pm - 3 am Oct 26
-Dessert Goals and Queens Beer Fest,
Sound River Studios 4-40 44 Drive, Long
Island City, $46 12 - 7 pm Oct 13, 21
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
-Volunteers wanted to work with new
museum education program. The LAHM
Teaching Artist Program is a 10-month program Sept 2018- June 2019
Musica Reginae Productions 59-56 57
Drive, Maspeth
Once Upon a Time Theatre Street School
87-61 111 Street Richmond Hill (718) 846-
9182 oncetime@aol.com
Queens Centers For Progress (QCP) 3rd
Annual QCP Champions Awards QCP
Auditorium 81-15 164 St., Jamaica 6 pm
Oct 11
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria www.qedastoria.com.
-Frank Conniff’s Open Riff Night (An open
mic for MST3K’s style riffing) 7:30 pm Oct
10
-Quip It Good! (Comedians play Quiplash
live) 9 pm Oct 10
-How To Watch Movies the Right Way
(Live podcast taping) 7:30 pm Oct 11
-Neato Bedito (Weirdo stand up comedy) 9
pm Oct 11
-QED Presents: Maria Wojciechowski &
Eman El Husseini (Stand up comedy) 7:30

pm Oct 12
-Relationshit! (Comedy with real live therapy) 3 pm Oct 13
-Baby & Me (Stand up comedy where you
can bring a baby!) 3 pm Oct 13
-The Revolution (Stand up comedy) 7:30
pm Oct 13
-End of the Line Comedy (Stand up comedy) 9:30 pm Oct 13
Classes: Bruises, Abrasions, and Burns
(Special effects makeup class) 12 pm Oct
13
-Madams of the Universe (Stand up comedy) 7 pm Oct 14
-Yes (St)and (Stand ups do improv, improvisers do stand up) 8:30 pm Oct 14
-Musical Theatre Mayhem (Comedian
improvise musicals 8:30 pm Oct 15
-DIY Painted Pot & Plant Hanger (Design
your own unique plant hanger) 6:30 pm Oct
16
-Laugh Through The Pain (Stand up & storytelling 7:30 pm Oct 17
-My First Time: A Stand Up & Storytelling
Show (Tales of virginity loss) 9 pm Oct 17
Lucie Pohl’s Immigrant Jam (Stand up
comedy) 7:30 pm Oct 18
-Happy Place Comedy (Stand up comedy) 9
pm Oct 18
Queens Economic Development
Corporation (QEDC)
-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
-The Entrepreneurial Assistance Program,
Aspiring and existing small business owners. 20-class course informs on ways to
minimize risk and maximize reward.
Classes run twice a week Tuesdays and
Thursdays 5:45 - 8:45 pm Oct 2 - Dec 11
-Queens StartUP! Business Plan
Competition, All about business planning
and research; Flushing Library 41-17 Main
St., two-hour sessions Oct 13 and Jan 26.
-1010 Wins-Small Business $10 K
Challenge. Provide a short write-up to
enter. Deadline: Nov 25
-Women on the Rise Forum & Expo, will
provide small business grants to a few
selected attendees. Tickets are $99 per person one day. Two-day All Access
Experience packages for $199. Register
www.womenontheriseny.com 8 am - 6 pm
Oct 19 & 20
-One Day Digital Marketing Intensive, $75,
Register today at BitzBootcamp.com Yelp
Office 11 Madison Ave., 16 floor Oct 12
Queens College
-Queens College Godwin-Ternbach
Museum, 405 Klapper Hall at Queens
College. From the Desert to the City: The
Journey of Late Ancient Textiles Sept 13 -
Dec 13
-Homecoming, Outdoor gourmet food festival, reunion brunches, a reception, and a
lecture on climate change. Select events are
open to the public. Oct 14
Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside 718-729-3880
www.ThaliaTheatre.org

-dragQUEENS show, $37 - $48, Oct 12 -
Nov 4
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.
-Eight Tales of Pedro, 7 evening performances, 4 matinees $18 in-advance $20 at the
door. 3 pm and 7:30 pm Oct 4 - 14
TSINY Annual Dinner Dance Gala,
Moonlight Masquerade Leonard’s Palazzo
555 Northern Blvd, Great Neck 6 - 10 pm
Oct 25
We Love Whitestone 150-42 11 Ave,
Whitestone, call or text 917.502.6733
-Self Defense and Awareness Seminar,
hosted by Fierce Dragon Martial Arts
Academy Register https://bit.ly/2QxZB7o
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
Black Spectrum Theatre 177-01
Baisley Blvd, Jamaica 718.723.1800
-Bartersville, A comedy mystery around a
High School reunion. $25 Fri & Sat 8 pm
Sun 4 pm Oct 12 - 28

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. 88-08
Rockaway Beach Blvd., Rockaway.
718.738.1111
-And New York Legal Assistance Group,
Free Legal Aid, Attorneys will be present to
discuss civil issues, Housing (tenant only).
Appointments required. Maspeth Federal
Savings Bank 56-18 69 St, Maspeth 10 am
- 3 pm Oct 10
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
-Surviving Partner Violence & Abuse,
Queens Family Justice Center 126-02 82
Ave., Kew Gardens. RSVP to Marissa
Beckett 718-575-4504 or MarissaB@fjcnyc.org 10 am - 12 pm Oct 12
-Parent Advisory Board Meeting & High
School Fair, Hosted by Borough President
Katz www.queensbp.org/rsvp 5 - 8 pm Oct
10
-Homeowners & Tenants Enrollment
Event, NYC Dept. of Finance
(www.queensbp.org/rsvp) 10 am - 1 pm Oct
16
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing 10:30
am Oct 25
-Queens Borough Board 5:30 pm Oct 15
-Queens Borough Cabinet 9:30 am Oct 16
-Know Your Rights Week: Closing Cases
Opening Doors, Ask a lawyer confidential
free.
Ocean Bay Community Center with Rock
Safe Streets 4 - 6 pm Oct 24
Redfern Houses Community Center with
Fathers Alive in the Hood 7:30 - 9 pm Oct
24
Transitional Services for New York, Inc.

with LIFE Camp, Inc. 4 - 6 pm Oct 25
South Jamaica Cornerstone Community
Center with Fathers Alive In The Hood 7:30
- 9 pm Oct 25
696 Build Queensbridge 4 - 6 pm Oct 26
-Second Chance: Clear Your Summons
Warrants, www.queensda.org at The
Universal Church 68-03 Roosevelt Ave.,
Woodside 9 am Oct 20
State Senator Leroy Comrie 113-43
Farmers Blvd., St. Albans 718.765.6359
Hosting Brooklyn Legal Services
Corporation. Free foreclosure assistance.
Make an appointment for Tuesdays 2 - 5 pm
Comptroller Scott Stringer, Town Hall
Meeting 212.669.3916, CUNY School of
Law, 2 Court Square in Long Island City 7
- 9 pm Oct 15
Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer, 9th
Annual Hispanic & Latinx Leadership
Awards, Thalia Spanish Theatre 41-17
Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside, RSVP: jbernatovicz@council.nyc,gov or 718.383.9566
ext. 1. Free & open to all. Light refreshments provided. 6:30 - 8:30 Oct 15
Community Board 5, Meeting at Christ
the King HS cafeteria 68-02 Metropolitan
Ave, Middle Village. To speak in advance
call 718-366-1834 7:30 pm Oct 10
Community Board 6, Meeting at Kew
Gardens Community Center 80-02 Kew
Gardens RD, Suite 202, Kew Gardens, 7:45
pm Oct 10
104 Precinct Community Council,
Meeting at Sacred Heart Church basement
83-17 78 Ave., Glendale. Reserved parking
at no cost. Coffee and refreshments will be
served. For more information 718.386.2431
or Council@104PCC.org 7:30 pm Oct 16
Council Member Francisco Moya
-Immigrant Services, Free immigration
services at our District Office 106-01
Corona Ave., Corona. 718.651.1917 every
Tuesday.
Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato,
Emergency Preparedeness Forum,
Emergency Go Bags” will be raffled off.
Torah Academy For Girls Auditorium 444
Beach 6 St., Far Rockaway 6:30 - 8 pm Oct
10
-Mobile Office Hours, Wavecrest
Management Office 20-10 Seagirt Blvd.,
Far Rockaway 10 am - 1 pm Oct 13
Howard Beach Library, 92-06 156 Ave.,
Howard Beach 4 - 6 pm Oct 19
Ozone Park Library, 92-24 Rockaway
Blvd., Ozone Park 4 - 6 pm Oct 23
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
-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
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.
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.
Queens Chamber of Commerce 75-20
Astoria Blvd. #140, Jackson Heights 11370
www.queenschamber.org 718-898-8500
info@queenschamber.org
-2018 Annual Building Awards Gala,
Accepting nominations for the 2018
Queens Building Awards Gala.
www.queenschamber.org Applications are
due by Oct 12. Dec 6
-Business Person of the Year Awards
Dinner 2018, $175 Terrace on the Park,
Flushing 6 - 9 pm Oct 10
-Conducting a Market Analysis, 5 Chamber
Alliance - TD Charitable Foundation 3 pm
Oct 16
-Business Card Exchange at Mikkeller
NYC, Flushing, 6 -8 pm Oct 17
-Negotiation Skills for the Businessperson
8 - 10:30 am Oct 19
-The Queens & Bronx Building Association
Annual Trade Show, New York LaGuarida
Airport Marriott, New York, 3 pm Oct 18
Queens Community House Donate to
Pomonok Food Pantry. Non-perishable
food donations. Looking for volunteers.
Contact the Center at 718.591.6060
-2018 Annual Gala, For ticket information
qchnyc.org Oct 23
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, The
Entrepreneur Space 36-46 37 St, Long
Island City $240, 6:30 - 8 pm Sept 26 Oct.
10, 24, 31 Nov. 7
-Home Improvement Contractor Training,
Three six-hour classes. You must register
online or by phone 718.263.0546, Oct. 21,
27, 28
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.
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.
-Flea Market, Tables are available for $25,
9 am - 4 pm Oct 13
-Italian Night Dinner Dance, Live DJ, classics, oldies, Top 40, Italian and Spanish
music $25. For more info 718-478-3100
Oct 20
-Italian American Lecture Series,
-Our Lady of Loreto and Other Italian
National Churches. Guest Speaker Mario
Toglia. Refreshments will be served.
Donation $5.7 - 9 pm Oct 25
-Misconceptions of Columbus Debunked,
Guest Speaker Louis Gallo, Refreshments
will be served. Donation $5. 7 - 9 pm Oct
11
The Triangle Fire and Its Immigrants, Guest
Sepaker Vincent C. Maltese. Refreshments
will be served. Donation $5. 7 - 9 pm Oct
18
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Evening
Under The Sphere fundraiser cocktail
party to support the Alliance for Flushing
Meadows Corona Park. www.allianceforfmcp/org/gala 6 - 9 pm 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
Queens Tourism Council, Queens
International Night Market. Open-air
bazaar runs behind the New York Hall of
Science on Saturdays. Dishes are between $
5 and $6. Sept 29 - Oct 27
Sunnyside Shines 45-56 43 St., Sunnyside

718.606.1800, info@sunnysideshines.org
-Volunteer: Community Mulch & Bulb
Planting 10 am - 12:30 pm Oct 13- 14

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
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
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
-Jack-O-Lantern Pumpkin Decoration, Kids
6 and up in decorating pumpkin. The event
for kids to make candied apples. $5 ($3 for
students and seniors, free for members)
2:30 - 4:30 pm Oct 6
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
-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 Blvd, Jamaica. Call
718.990.8625, 7 pm Sept. 4 to Oct 23
-Calling All Teens: Be a Youth Council
Leader, Ages 14-21. Apply online and go to
required orientations: Cambria Heights 4
pm Nov 7, Central Library 4 pm Oct 11,
Flushing Library 4 pm October 11
-Prepare for College, Central Library
(Adult Learning Center) 89-11 Merrick
Blvd., Jamaica 3 - 5 Oct 10
Jackson Heights (Adult Learning Center)
35-51 81 St 12-2 pm Oct 12
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.
-Teen Podcast Career Training, Make your
own podcasts. Edit audio recordings, and
interview people. For ages 12-19. The first
15 people to fulfill requirements, will
receive a Samsung Tablet. Central Library,
Queens Library Far Rockaway. Oct 31
-Library Hot Spot, For eligible students &
their families. To check out Internet service
for free. Have a child in NYC public
school. Have no household Internet access.
A library card with no fines.
-Hidden History of Queens, Meet the
author: Richard Panchyk. Books will be

available for sale and signing. Glen Oaks 3
pm Sept 29, Forest Hills 2:30 pm Oct 13
-Young Adult Literacy Program, Pre-register for Fall 2018, Open to students aged 16-
24. Four days of classes per week.You’ll be
able to take the Test of Adult Basic
Education. Begins on Oct 1
-The Richie Goods Project, Get Free
Tickets Langston Hughes 1 pm Oct 6
-Encore: From Havana to Broadway, Join
Broadway star Alton Fitzgerald White, Get
Free Tickets Central 2 pm Oct 13

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
-Let the Power of Shamanic/Empathic
Healing Help you Achieve your Goals and
Dreams, Adults only $26 per person 7 - 9
pm Oct 4
-It’s Electric! Learn how the sun can create
enough energy to power a car! Ages 6-14
with parent. $10 per child 11 am - 1 pm Oct
13
-Exotic Pets, Ages 5-7 year olds (drop-off
class) $24 per child 1 - 3 pm Oct 13
FDR Four Freedoms State Park on
Roosevelt Island: Free public tours April
through Sept. Tours last 2 hours, available
first come first served. 12:30 & 3 pm
Thursdays through Sundays weather permitting. info & schedule updates 212-204-
8831 & www.fourfreedomspark.org
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Events
for more info call 718.760.6565 www.nycgovparks.org/parks/flushing-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
-Senior Fitness Tennis, Mondays &
Wednesdays, near Playground for All
Children. For adults 60+ Register on line or
call 718.760.6999. 10 am - noon Sept 17
thru Oct 24
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
-Jamaica Bay Raptorama, See hawks, falcons, eagles, owls, and other birds of prey.
10 am - 3 pm Oct 21
Open Run In Astoria Park Bag check is
not provided. Open to all ages, experience
levels, walkers, strollers & dogs, all welcome! Saturdays, 9 am.
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.
Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens, Inc. 20-12 21
Ave, Astoria, 718-204-2444 italianfederation@gmail.com
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
Let’s Play Playhouse 3417 Steinway St,
Astoria, Now offering 45 minute classes 1
or 2 days a week. Strengthen your child’s
social and critical thinking.
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
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
TACHS Course $275 St. Agnes Academic
High School 13-20 124 Street, College
Point 718.353.6276, 3:15 - 5 pm Sept 20,
27 Oct 4, 11, 18, 25 Nov 1
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
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/ce
rt-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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