2018-11-07 / 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.
-Paquito D’Rivera & John di Martino
Trio, presenting an evening of the music
of Billy Strayhorn and Duke Ellington
$25/$20 Members & Students/Free for
Teens
-Diwali Festival: Kathak, Bhangra, &
Beyond $20/$15 Members $10 Students
& Children/Free for teens. With cooking
workshops, dance lessons, family
friendly activities such as henna painting. 1 - 4 pm Nov 10
-Diwali Concert, Shikshayatan Cultural
Center 2nd Floor 149-50 Northern
Blvd., Flushing. Tickets starting at $15
events.sulekha.com 7:15 - 9:15 pm Nov
9
-Timeless Kunqu, Timeless Love,
Poetry, music, and story in a live performance. Supertitles in English $16/10
Members & Students/Free for Teens
1:30 pm Nov 11
-Live Drawing with Models, Bring your
sketch pad. Refreshments and snacks
are available. Ages 20+ $16/$10
Members & Students 6-9 pm Nov 12
Flushing House Rooftop 38-20 Bowne
St, Flushing 11354
Green Space 37-24 24 St., Long Island
City
-Take Root, $20 cash, $22 credit card
Catey Ott Dance Collective and David
Appel Nov. 16 and 17
-Fertile Ground, $15 New Works
Showcase with various artists Nov 18
LeHavre Art League Arts & Crafts
Show 168-68 9 Ave., Whitestone,
718.767.2277
-Paintings, Photos, Crafts, Raffles, Live
entertainment and refreshments. 11 am -
3 pm Nov 18
Long Island City Artists
-Chashama is seeking submissions from
LIC artists to exhibit their work at 22-22
Jackson Ave, LIC. Work on display for 4
months and receive a stipend. Dec 7

MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long
Island City www.moma.org
-Talking Nauman, Featuring artists,
scholars, and critics. Oct 28, Nov 4, 11,
18
-Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts,
MoMA Oct 21 - Feb 18, 2019, MoMA
PS1 Oct 21 - Feb 25
-Night At the Museum, Bruce Nauman:
Disappearing Acts after-hours. 8 - 11:59
pm Nov 9
-The Man with the German Haircut:
Marie Losier with Felix Kubin 3 - 6 pm
Nov 11
-No Thanks Given, VW Sunday
Sessions questions the history of
Thanksgiving in active resistance to
colonialism. 1 - 6 pm Nov 18
Museum of the Moving Image 36-01
35 Ave., Astoria
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)
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
-Acciones Queens College Art Center,
Oct 9 - Nov 9
-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
-The premier tribute band Killer Queen,
At Colden Auditorium kupferbergcenter.org or box office 718-793-8080 for
tickets. Nov 17
-Evening Readings: Ricky Riccardi, will
discuss the last 25 years of the life and
career of Louis Armstrong. LeFrak
Concert Hall Room 264 $20 7 pm Nov
13
-Moral Courage During the Holocaust:
Implications Today, Keynote address by
Eva Fogelman. 2 pm Nov 11
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.
-ArtSite Artists Announced, Artists

selected to create artwork throughout
Jamaica and Jackson Heights, have been
announced!
-Join Artists in Creative Conversations,
Monthly dinner meeting. Far Rockaway
Cultural Performing Arts RSVP 44-19
Rockaway Beach Blvd., Far Rockaway
6 pm Nov 15
SUNY Queens Educational Opportunity
Center 158-29 Archer Ave., Jamaica, 6
pm Nov 28
New York Tibetan Service Center 83-
02A Broadway, 3 Floor, Elmhurst 6 pm
Nov 30
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
-Saunter Trek Escort Parade …S.T.E.P..
Performances and walks open to people
of all abilities. View Oct 28 - Dec 2,
Nov. 11, Dec 2
-Opening Reception of QI 2018 at
Queens Library, Shuttle bus available at
the Roosevelt Av/74 St on the 7, E, R
and F trains at 10:30 am. 11 am - 4:30
pm Nov 10
-Queens International 2018: Volumes
Catalogue Launch and Reception, Join
us at Terraza 7 in Jackson Heights.
Music performances by Helado Negro
and Zenizen. 7 - 10 pm Nov 10
-Annual Diwali Celebration with Hindu
Temple Flushing, Festivities include
lamp making workshops, and dance performances. 1 - 4 pm Nov 11
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
-A Christmas Carol, Tickets $35, $40
7:30 pm Nov 23
-Mystic India, A Bollywood Dance
Spectacular. Tickets starting at $29, 3
pm Nov 18
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
Vetro Restaurant & Lounge 164-49
Crossbay Blvd., Howard Beach,
Info@vetronyc.com
-Club Night Classic Rock & Roll Hits,
You can dance to. RSVP $10
Admission, $20 minimum spend per
table reservation. 9 pm Nov 8
St. John’s College of Liberal Arts and
Sciences D’Angelo Room 307, 8000
Utopia Parkway, Queens
-What Happened and What’s Next?
Academic lecture that discusses the outcome of a most tumultuous midterm
election. A specific focus on turnout. 5 -
7 pm Nov 13
York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd, Jamaica. Call 718.262.2000 for
more event info
-York College Big Band Preview
Concert @ Milton G. Bassin PAC 7 pm
Nov 14
-York College Big Band @ Academic
Core Atrium Noon Nov 20
-York College Gabe Grassia’s Senior
Recital @ Milton G. Bassin PAC 7 pm
Nov 20

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).
-Mark For Redaction, Gallery Hours: 1 -
6 pm by appointment Oct 11 - Nov 11
Greenmarket Bites with GrowNYC
Ridgewood Youth Market located at
Catalpa Ave and Myrtle Ave
-Featuring local chefs preparing dishes

using seasonal bounty
Chef Hugue Dufour Nov 3
Chef Bikash Kharel Nov 10
Chef Alfonso Zhicay Dec 2
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
The Local NYC, 1302 44 Ave., LIC
-Sowing Memories & In your wildest
dreams, Exhibition by Hitomi Matusi
and Kenneth Burris 6- 8 pm Nov 8
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
-Annual Awards Gala, Melrose
Ballroom, Early bird pricing until Oct
11, Gala will take place 6 - 8 pm Nov 14
-Jackson Lewis P.C. on Complying with
New Sexual Harassment in the
Workplace Laws. Free to attend and
open exclusively to LICP members.Nov
8
-Volunteers Community Planting in
LIC, 100 volunteers are needed, to plant
tulip bulbs in 67 tree pits. Register LICQNS.com/CommunityPlantings. Two
shifts 9-11:30 am and 12:30 - 3 pm Nov
15,16, 17
-The Socrates Annual, 2018 exhibition,
Made by artists awarded the Park’s
Emerging Artist Fellowship. 9 am to
sunset. Will run until March of 2019
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
-That’s My Home! Annual Gala,
Honoring Herb Alpert, 6:30 pm
Cocktails & Silent Auction, 7:30 pm
Dinner, Presentations and Special
Musical Performance by David
Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity
Band. Tickets and Journal ads starting at

$300. Tables starting at $10,000. Nov 28
-Family Concert: Who is Joe Williams?
Rose Theater $10. Nov 3, 1 pm & 3 pm
-Evening Readings: Ricky Riccardi, will
discuss the last 25 years of the life and
career of Louis Armstrong. LeFrak
Concert Hall Room 264 $20 7 pm Nov
13
Musica Reginae Productions 59-56 57
Drive, Maspeth
-Musica Reginae Productions Concert
Series, The Church-In-the-Gardens 50
Ascan Ave., Forest Hills
www.MusicaReginae.org
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.
-Retro Bits (Comedians riff on awful
retro video games) 7:30 pm Nov 7
-Yellow Tape: A True Crime Trivia
Show (Pub-style trivia with true crime
theme) 9 pm Nov 7
-Pop Quiz Stories with Rory Scholl
(Storytelling show and trivia) 7:30 pm
Nov 8
-Neato Bedito (Stand up comedy) 9 pm
Nov 8
-QED Presents (All-star stand up comedy) 7:30 pm Nov 9
-Relationshit (Comedy & real live therapy) 9:30 pm Nov 9
-Baby & Me Comedy (Stand up comedy
you can bring a baby to!) 3 pm Nov 10
-The Revolution (Stand up comedy/podcast taping) 7:30 pm Nov 10
-End of the Line Comedy (Stand up
comedy) 9:30 pm Nov 10
-Madams of the Universe (Stand up
comedy) 7 pm Nov 11
-Yes (St)and (Improvisers try stand up,
stand ups try improv) 8:30 pm Nov 11
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

-M/WBE certification, Queens
Women’s Business Center,
MadeInQueens. For more information
visit queensny.org. 10 am - 12 pm Nov
29
-New Idea to New Venture, This workshop helps participants develop their
business idea. Free RSVP, WeWork 27-
01 Queens Plaza N, 13 Floor, Long
Island City 6 - 7:30 pm Nov 7
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
-Exhibition Talk: Popular Imagery Late
Ancient Textiles and Dress
718.997.4747, 5 - 6 pm Nov 8
-From the Desert to the City: The
Journey of late Ancient Textiles 1 - 3 pm
Nov 11
-Business Forum Breakfast, Beyond
Millennials: Advertising in the Age of
New Media, $25 Donation. Student
Union Ballroom, 4th Floor 65-30
Kissena Blvd., Free parking is available
in the Student Union Building. RSVP by
Nov 6, 8 - 10 am Nov 9
-Business Forum Breakfast, Beyond
Millennials: Advertising in the Age of
New Media $25 Donation RSVP by
Nov 6, 8 - 10 am Nov 9
St. Anastasia 45-14 245 Street,
Douglaston
-Called and Chosen, Film on Lieutenant
Father Vincent R. Capodanno. Who
served in the Vietnam War and was
posthumously awarded the
Congressional Medal of Honor. 90 minutes 12 pm Nov 12
Saint Luke’s Church 85 Greenway
South, Forest Hills
-The Gingerbread Players present
Macbeth $15. 6 or more $12.
Reservations: 718-268-7772 or
www.gingerbreadplayers.org 7:30 pm
Nov 3, 2:30 pm Nov 4, 10, 11
St. John’s University 8000 Utopia
Parkway, University Center, Jamaica
718.990.5892
-Special tribute to our veterans. Singer
and Songwriter Theresa Sareo will perform. Light refreshments following the
ceremony for registered veterans and
their families. RSVP by Nov 1, 1:30 pm
Nov 8
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.
-Call for submissions The Act One: One
Act Festival 2019 is now accepting submissions for the Winter 2019 festival.

Plays 10 - 20 minutes long maximum.
Prizes $50, $100 Deadline is Dec 10
-Spark Movement Collective, updating
1984 Nov 8 - 10
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
Whitestone Community Volunteer
Ambulance Service 12-15 150 Street,
Whitestone 718.767.1000
-Volunteer EMS, Free EMT
Certification, Clinical hours on a 911
Ambulance, Limitless Patient Care,
Scholarship Assistance, Annual Tax
credit, Volunteer discounts
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
-Celebrity Comedy Show, Featuring
comics that have been on TV. Tickets
starting at $25. 8 pm Nov 17

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

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 Nov 15
-Queens Borough Board 5:30 pm Nov
19
-Queens Borough Cabinet 9:30 am Nov
20
-Annual Veterans Day Observance
Ceremony, RSVP queensbp.org/rsvp or
718.286.2661 11 am Nov 8
-Homeowners & Tenants Enrollment
Event, NYC Dept. of Finance
(www.queensbp.org/rsvp) 10 am - 1 pm
Nov 20
-Queens 2020 Census Town Hall Hosted
by Borough President Katz
(www.queensbp.org/rsvp) 6 pm Nov 13
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
Council Member Francisco Moya
-Immigrant Services, Free immigration
services at our District Office 106-01
Corona Ave., Corona. 718.651.1917
every Tuesday.
Community Board 6 104-01
Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills
718.263.9250
-Meeting Notice, Kew Gardens

Community Center 80-02 Kew Gardens
Road, Suite 202 Kew Gardens, Planning
& zoning committee, report former
Parkway hospital rezoning. 7:45 pm
Nov 14
Community Board 7 133-32 41 Road,
3 Floor, Flushing 718.359.2800
-Public Hearing and Regular Meeting,
Union Plaza Care Center 33-23 Union
St., Flushing 7 pm Nov 19
Community Education Council D25
30-48 Linden Place, Flushing 4 Floor
Room 407
-Calendar/Business Meeting 7 pm Nov
7
Animal Care Centers of NYC Become
an ACC Foster, for Large Dogs, Cats,
and Kittens. We supply everything dog
food, kitty litter. For more information
nycacc.org/foster
Greek American Homeowners
Association 23-49 31 St., Astoria
-General Meeting 7 pm Nov 7
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.
New York-Presbyterian Queens
-How to Save Your Brain: Stroke
Recognition and Advanced Treatment
Options, At Congregation Etz Chaim
147-19 73 Ave., Kew Gardens Hills,
Healthy refreshments will be served.
7:30 pm Nov 13
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 6 - 9 pm Dec 6
-Analyzing Your Competition, Queens
Chamber of Commerce Jackson
Heights, 9 am Nov 7
-November Networking -Latin Night at
Resorts World Casino, Cut-lose and
receive instruction from Professional
Latin Dance Choreograph Resorts
World Casino NYC Jamaica 6 - 8 pm
Nov 13
-New Member Orientation, Jackson
Heights 8:30 - 10:30 am Nov 13
-Lean Manufacturing & Battling Rising
Costs in NYC 4 - 6 pm Nov 15
-Allied Health Careers Job Fair, Plaza
College, Forest Hills 10 am - 4 pm Nov
8
-Shopping for a Home, 6 pm Nov 14
-Realizing The American Dream -
Home Buying, Neighborhood Housing
Services of Queens, CDC, Inc.
Woodside, 6 pm Nov 15
-A Workforce Symposium sponsored by
Verizon, United Nations Federal Credit
Union, Long Island City 8 -11 am Nov
16
Queens Community House Donate to
Pomonok Food Pantry. Non-perishable
food donations. Looking for volunteers.
Contact the Center at 718.591.6060
Queens Economic Development
Corporation (QEDC) 120-55 Queens
Blvd, Suite 309, for more info call

718.263.0546 www.queensny.org
-Food Entrepreneur’s Workshop, The
Entrepreneur Space 36-46 37 St, Long
Island City $240, 6:30 - 8 pm Sept 26
Oct. 10, 24, 31 Nov. 7
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 Nov 10
-Italian American Lecture Series,
-Italian American Women and Their
Influence on the Community,
Refreshments will be served. Donation
$5. 7 - 9 pm Nov 8
-Night of Dancing, Live DJ, food and
fun! Classics, oldies, top 40 Italian and
Latin music! $12. Non-members $10.
members, includes food, dessert, coffee
and tea. Wine, beer for purchase. 8 pm -
12 am Nov 17
-The Rockinghams, Playing dance hits
for the 1960’s 8:30 pm Nov 9
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Evening Under The Sphere wwwallianceforfmcp/org/gala
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
-Book Talk, To Honor Fallen Heroes:
How a Small German-American Village
in New York City Experienced the Great
War, 2:30 - 4:30 Nov 11
-Film Screening, Between
Neighborhoods Filmmaker Seth Fein $5
Adult $3 Student/Senior Free for members 2:30 - 4: 30 pm Nov 17

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@ f r iendsofmaplegrove.org
www.friendsofmaplegrove.org
-Classical (mostly) Concert, Free
Admission, Limited Seating, RSVP
347.878.6614
-Armistice Day Concert, Musical
Guests Schola Sine Nomine, Free
admission with RSVP, $5. donation for
walk ins. Free parking, limited seating.
RSVP at 347.878.6614. 7 pm Nov 10
-Democracy, Free Community
Conversation, A short historic reading
on Democracy followed by a discussion.
Free and open to the public, limited seating - RSVP requested. Light refreshments 83-15 Kew Gardens Rd., Kew
Gardens 12 pm - 1:30 pm Nov 10
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
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
-Hear storytellers share the past.
Examine historic photos and maps of
Cambria Heights. Bring your own family’s stories and photos to share. The
team will scan and save on a free flash
drive you can take home. Cambria
Heights Library 1:30 -4:30 pm Nov 17
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.
-Young Adult Literacy Program, Preregister 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
-Patrick Killoran introduces Passage
(2018) followed by a Q&A. Central
Branch 89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica 11
am - 12:30 pm Nov 10 - Feb 24
-The People’s Guide to the Queens
International Writing Workshop LeFrak
City Branch 98-30 57 Ave, Corona 1 -
2:30 pm
Paolo Javier and David Mason introduce
their installation followed by a Q&A,
Fel Santos: I of Newtown (2018) LeFrak
City Branch 98-30 57 Ave, Corona 1:30
- 2:30 pm Nov 10 -Feb 24
-Family Art Workshop: Journey of the
Honeybee Flushing Branch 41-17 Main
St, Flushing 2 - 3:30 pm
-Mo Kong introduces Black Cloud, Thin
Ice (2018) followed by a Q&A.
Flushing Branch 41-17 Main Street,
Flushing 3:30 - 4:30 pm Nov 10 - Dec 8
-Music performances, Terraza 7, 40-19
Gleane St, Jackson Heights 7 - 10 pm

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.
-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
-Queens County Bird Club presents
“Chimney Swifts and People” by John
Connors. Free admission. Light refreshments served. 8 pm Nov 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
-Hidden History of Queens, with
Richard Panchyk, by Roosevelt Island
Historical Society at NY Public Library
branch on Roosevlet Island 6:30 pm
Nov 8
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Events for more info call 718.760.6565
www.nycgovparks.org/parks/flushingmeadows-corona-park/events. Bring a

yoga mat for workouts. All outdoor
workouts are weather-permitting.
-Free 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
-Bike Field Trips, School Groups only
kids 10 years +, 9:30 - 11:30 am or 12 -
2 pm Now thru Nov. 16
-Artbuilt Studio Presents: Hamacas with
Artist-in-Residence Liene Bosque,
Artbuilt Trailer (near Queens Museum)
Participate in free hands-on workshops
about hammock weaving 1 - 4 pm Nov
3,4
Free Amazonian musical performances
are scheduled 1 -4 pm Nov 10, 11
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
Queens County Farm Museum 73-50
Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
718.347.3276 ex 304
-Wildlife Weekend, Get up-close to
frogs, insects and small animals.
Hayride, a pony ride (80 lb. limit) goat
feeding. $9. all ages. 11 am - 4 pm Nov
10, 11
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
programfor 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/ 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/businessassistanc... 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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