2018-12-05 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern Blvd.
www.flushingtownhall.org for a full list of
events.
-Monthly Jazz Jam: Celebrating the Legacy
of Louis Armstrong, Open to Jazz students,
musicians, and music educators all are welcome, regardless of instrument (vocalists,
too!) Don’t play? Come listen. $10/Free for
members, students, teens & jamming musicians. 7 - 10 pm Dec 5
-The Rainbow Fish by Mermaid Theatre of
Nova Scotia, Puppetry workshop $8/$5 children/ free for members & teens with 1 pm
Dec 8
-Family Performance The Rainbow Fish
$14/$10 members/$8 children/$6 member
children/Free for teens 2:15 pm Dec 8
-James Kreger 2018 Holiday Album Release
Party, James Kreger an internationally
acclaimed cellist, CD release party. Free
with online RSVP 2 pm Dec 8
-Holiday Historic House Tour, A mini bus
will take visitors to selected historic houses. $20/$17 in advance $5 children under
12/free for teens 1 - 5 pm Dec 9
-Holiday Market, Crafts people for the
Queens area will be selling their wares.
Free (No RSVP Required) 1 - 5 pm Dec 9
-From Ecuador to the World, Welcome
this exciting youth orchestra to Queens
$10/Free for members, students & teens.
2 pm Dec 9
-Live Drawing with Models, Bring your
sketch pad. Refreshments and snacks are
available. Ages 20+ $16/$10 Members &
Students 6-9 pm Dec 10
Long Island City Artists
www.jotform.com/trimistopheles/fall-onlylic-arts-open-studios-sub
-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
-Seeking work for all disciplines for our Fall
Salon Exhibition. Will run from November -
December 2018. Your work is exhibited for
3 weeks. All work must be delivered by
hand to the location. Opening reception at
The LIC Arts Open and Raw Gallery 5 -8
pm Nov 15. Opening reception at The
Plaxall Gallery 7 - 10 pm Nov 16. Sunday’s
12-5 pm Thursday’s 6-10 pm Friday’s 6-9
pm Nov 16 - Dec 2 Closing reception 1 - 4
pm Dec 2
-Off The Wall, Affordable Holiday Art Fair
at The Plaxall Gallery, Opening 7 - 10 pm
Dec 8, On view Hours Thursday 6 - 9 pm

Sat & Sun 12 - 5 pm Dec 6 - Feb 3
-The Plaxall Gallery, Submit your works for
our affordable art exhibition. All art under
$400 www.licartists.org/off-the-wall
-Escape/ism, Atlantic Gallery 2019 Juried
Exhibition, Call for entries Deadline:
January 4, 2019 atlanticgallery.org/juriedexhibition 2019 Feb 19 - Mar 9, 2019
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long
Island City www.moma.org
-Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts, MoMA
Oct 21 - Feb 18, 2019, MoMA PS1 Oct 21 -
Feb 25
-Simone Fattal, Over 100 works created
over the last 40 years featuring abstract and
figurative ceramic sculptures, paintings, and
collages. 12 - 6 pm Thursday through
Monday, Admission $10
-Night at the Museum, A performance by
Bonaventure, cocktails, seasonal treats, and
after-hours access to Bruce Nauman:
Disappearing Acts. Tickets $15. Shop at the
International Space Station with work by
more than 100 artists. With 100% of the
profits benefiting organizations. 8 pm to
midnight Dec 14
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)
-Hands-On At Noguchi, Drawing from
Science 1 - 5 pm Dec 8
-Isamu Noguchi’s Sun at Noon, Free with
museum admission 3:30 - 4:30 pm Dec 9
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: Jennifer Egan will
read from her latest novel Manhattan Beach
and will discuss the history behind it.
LeFrak Concert Hall Room 264, Tickets
$20, 7 pm Dec 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!
-Volunteer your hands for an art project,
ArtSite awardee, José Carlos Casado. If you
are interested in being a part of his sculpture
email José Carlos directly at info[at] josecarloscasado[ dot]com Subject Volunteer

-What We Carry, Sculptural installation at
Dunningham Triangle 82 St. & Baxter Ave.,
Elmhurst, celebrating immigrants.
-Queens Arts Fund Panelist, are experienced
cultural and arts professionals with a commitment to the development of the arts and
culture in Queens. Meetings from Nov 27 -
Dec 7
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org
-Free Drop-In Family Workshops
Saturdays, 1:30-4:30 pm.
-Free Drop-In Family Workshops Sunday,
1:30-4:30 pm.
-Free Guided Tours 1 pm (English), 2 pm
(Spanish), 3 pm Permanent Collection
Tour (English). All tours meet at park side
info desk.
-Adopt-A-Building on the Famed Panorama
($50-$1000) Info 718.592.9700 x 141, or
dw@queensmuseum.org. Ongoing.
-“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
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
-Daqi As A Medium: Wenzhi Zhang,
Chinese artist Wenzhi Zhang a series of
floral works. Oct 25 - Jan 11, 2019
-Saturday Night Stand-Up Comedy, with
Mike Marino, Richie Byrne, Gary
DeLena Tickets $50. 8 pm Dec 8
-The Oratorio Society of Queens, Sings
Messiah at Holiday Concert. As well as
traditional Christmas favorites and
Chanukah songs. Tickets $40, $35 seniors
(62+) and students with ID; $10 children
12 and under accompanied by an adult. 4
pm Dec 16
-Gotta Dance, suggested age: 18-90
Professional dance choreographers teach
popular dance numbers from some of the
most popular movie musicals of all time.
$5 per workshop. 11 am - 1 pm Dec 8,
Feb 9, March 2
-Children’s Book Club and Performance
Series, For reservations: 718.266.0202
email: info@aosny.com $9 all seats. 10
am and 11:45 am Sleeping Beauty Nov
30, Superhero Math K-3 Dec 3, Math is
Fun! 4th & 5th Grades, Snowflake Dec 5,
Holidays Around The World Dec 6,
Mistletunes Dec 7, A Christmas Carol
Dec 10
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
-The Socrates Annual audio tour. Listen
now on Otocast. Artist Fellows describe
their artworks. Free on Iphone Android.
-Virginia Overton’s Catalog Launch, 55
Walker Street. Also marks the release of
Overton’s vinyl LP Sculpture Gardens 6 -
8 pm Dec 11
Sparrow Film Project Kaufman Astoria
Studios and Kaufman Arts District sparrowfilmproject.com
-Awards Ceremony and Gala: Museum of
the Moving Image Dec 6
St. John’s University
-Sun Yat Sen, Faculty Club, Queens
Campus, Registration Required, RSVP.
Please join the Office of Conference
Services for a festive brunch and to learn
about our event venues, overnight accommodations, and event services offered at
our three NYC Locations. 10 am - 1 pm
December 12,
York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer
Blvd, Jamaica. Call 718.262.2000 for
more event info
-Big Band Open Rehearsal @ Milton G.
Bassin PAC 6 pm Dec 5
-Community Jam Session Performance at
Arts & Sciences Expo, Academic Core
Faculty Dining Room Noon Dec 6
-World Premiere: Dr. George Lam presents The Emigrants @ Queens Museum,
Corona 5 pm Dec 8
-York College Big Band at Academic
Core Cafeteria Noon Dec 11
-York College Big Band presents
Celebrating Coltrane @ Milton G. Bassin
PAC 7 pm Dec 12
-Master Class: Saxophonist Grace Kelly
@ Keiko Studios $40 212-26 Jamaica
Ave., Queens Village 4 pm Dec 16

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).
-Offering an inaugural Flux Factory
Accessibility Fellowship, Subsidized two
month residency and artwork commission. Opportunity to one disabled artist
during the Spring of 2019. Deadline Dec
17 11:59 pm
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Forest Hills Jewish Center 106-06
Queens Blvd., Forest Hills www.fhso.org
-Musicians of all ages from 9 to 95 .

Bring your instruments and get back to
making music. Leave your name and email information. Tickets $5 for adults
and $3 for Senior Citizens and students.
Three concerts Dec 2, Feb 17, 2019, May
19, 2019 Rehearsals: Wednesday
evenings 7:30 - 10 pm
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
-Co-Written: An evening of songs written
by young people of color, The songs that
emerge from these workshops seek to
empower the youth with a sense of ownership by crediting them as co-writers.
Free 7:30 pm Dec 7
-Caroline Davis’ Heart Tonic,
Saxophonist/composer Caroline Davis
has been tied up in matters of the heart.
Dealing with her father’s own heart ailment. $10. 8 pm Dec 13
-Love Notes Monty Alexander, at Jamaica
Performing Arts Center 153-10 Jamaica
Ave, Jamaica $20/General Admission;
$15/Students with ID/ Ticket Info:
www.jcal.org 718.658.7400 7 pm Dec 15
-New Stories of the Shell-Shocked Nut,
$5, $10 Jamaica Performing Arts Center
153-10 Jamaica Ave, Queens, Refund
Policy No Refunds 2 - 3 pm Dec 15
Kaufman Astoria Studios 34-12 36
Street, Astoria
-Holiday Tree Lighting, free and open to
the public. 3:30 - 4:30 pm Dec 7
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
-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
-Evening Readings: Jennifer Egan will
read from her latest novel Manhattan Beach
and will discuss the history behind it.
LeFrak Concert Hall Room 264, Tickets
$20, 7 pm Dec 11
Musica Reginae Productions 59-56 57
Drive, Maspeth
-Musica Reginae Productions Concert
Series, The-In-the-Gardens 50 Ascan

Ave., Forest Hills
www.MusicaReginae.org
Newtown Literary Issue 13 Launch The
Local NY 13-02 44th Ave., Long Island
City 7 pm Dec 7
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria www.qedastoria.com.
-Retro Bits (Play retro video games with
comedians!) 7:30 pm Dec 5
-My Obituary Show (Comedians read
their own obituaries) 7:30 pm Dec 6
-Laugh It Up, Astoria (Stand up comedy)
9 pm Dec 6
-The Dreamstalks - Farewell for Now
(Musical comedy show) 7:30 pm Dec 7
-Soft Core (Comedians riff on a cheesy
soft core porn) 11 pm Dec 7
-Baby & Me Comedy (Bring your baby,
watch stand up comedy!) 3 pm Dec 8
-The Revolution (Stand up comedy) 7:30
pm Dec 8
-End of the Line Comedy (Stand up comedy) 9:30 pm Dec 8
-Madams of the Universe (Stand up comedy) 7 pm Dec 9
-Yes (St)and (Improvisers try stand up,
stand ups try improv)8:30 pm Dec 9
-Myq Kaplan & Friends (Stand up comedy) 9:30 pm Dec 10
-Frank Conniff’s Open Riff Night (Open
mic for riffing MST3K-stylew) 7:30 pm
Dec 12
-Neato Bedito (Weirdo stand up comedy)
9 pm Dec 13
-You Had to Be There (Dave Hill bullshits
his way through history) 7:30 pm Dec 14
Queens Crossing 136-17 39 Ave.,
Flushing QueensCrossing.com
-Pentagram Invasion by James Hsieh,
Limited space RSVP required
rsvp.QueensCrossing.com Live DJ
Complimentary Drinks and Samples,
Photo with Santa. Lighting Ceremony
Outdoor Plaza 6:30 pm After Party The
Food Hall 7 pm Dec 7
Queens Economic Development
Corporation (QEDC)
-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.
-Pitching Competition, Queens College
Rosenthal Library 230, 65-30 Kissena
Blvd., Queens. Free. Teams will showcase and pitch their ideas to a panel of
established entrepreneurs for seed capital
and turn their ideas into reality. 5 - 8 pm
Dec 6
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
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
Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement
District
-The Holiday Market will take place in Bliss
Plaza at 46 Street and Queens Boulevard.
Every Saturday & Sunday 12 - 6 pm Nov 24
- Dec 16
-Sunnyside Shop Local Coupon Passport,
The Free passports can be picked up at 45-
56 43 St., Sunnyside.
-Holiday Trolley in Sunnyside, Free trolley
bus will include a stop at the Big Six Tower
in neighboring Woodside. 12-6 pm Nov 24,
Dec 16
Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint
Ave, Sunnyside 718-729-3880
www.ThaliaTheatre.org
-A Mexican-American Christmas, The
fusion of Mariachi music with Tchaikovsky,
folk dance with ballet. Friday only Tickets:
$40, $37. Fridays and Saturdays 8 pm
Sundays 4 pm Nov 30 - Dec 16
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

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
Dec 6
-Queens Borough Board 5:30 pm Dec 17
-Queens Borough Cabinet 9:30 am Dec 18
-Homeowners & Tenants Enrollment Event,
NYC Dept. of Finance
(www.queensbp.org/rsvp) 10 am - 1 pm Dec
18
-Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony 4:30
pm Dec 10
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
Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato
95-16 Rockaway Beach Blvd., Rockaway
Beach kemozeka@nyassembly.gov

-$3,000 grants for community and school
improvement projects. Learn about the
application process and have your questions
answered. 6 pm Dec 12
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 2 43-22 50 St., 2nd
Floor, Woodside 718.533.8773
-Monthly Meeting and Public Hearing,
Sunnyside Community Services 43-31 39
St., Ground Floor, Sunnyside 6:30 pm
Dec 6
Community Board 5 61-23 Myrtle Ave.,
Glendale 718.366.1834 qnscb5@nyc.rr.com
-Board Meeting, Christ the King HS cafeteria 68-02 Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village.
There will be a holiday get together after the
meeting. 7 pm Dec 12
Community Board 7 133-32 41 Road, 3
Floor, Flushing 718.359.2800
-Public Hearing and Regular Meeting,
Queens Botanical Garden Conference Rm
43-50 Main St., Flushing. Entrance
through the Garden Parking Lot. Please
sign up for speaking time in advance of
the meeting. 6:30 pm Dec 11
Community Education Council D25 30-
48 Linden Place, 4 Floor Room 407
Flushing,
-Calendar/Business Meeting, 7 pm Dec 5
Community District Education Council
28-11 Queens Plaza North, Rm 520 Long
Island City 718.391.8380 www.cec30.org
-Calendar and Business Meetings,
Auditorium of PS 11 54-25 Skillman
Ave., Woodside 6:30 pm Dec 10
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
Department of Sanitation leaf collection,
Residents should place leafs in a paper bag.
No plastic bags. nyc.gov/leafcollection 4 pm
Nov 24 and Dec 8
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 6 - 9 pm Dec 6
-Effective Communication Skills in the
Workplace, Queens Chamber of
Commerce Jackson Heights, 8 - 10:30 am
Dec 7
-NYC Retrofit Accelerator and Building
Energy Efficiency, Vaughn College of
Aeronautics and Technology East
Elmhurst, 4 - 6 pm Dec 13
-Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, City
Mailroom, Long Island City, New York
12:05 - 3 pm Dec 13
Queens Community House Donate to
Pomonok Food Pantry. Non-perishable
food donations. Looking for volunteers.
Contact the Center at 718.591.6060
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, Refreshments and food will be available for purchase. 9 am - 4 pm Dec 8
-The Bulldogs, Playing hits from the 50’s,
60’s & 70’s $15 or $12 for members.
Includes sandwiches, dessert, coffee &
tea. Full cash bar. Door prizes. 8:30 pm
Dec 7
-New Year’s Eve Party, $65. Includes full
hot Italian buffet dinner. One complimentary glass of wine, bottle of champagne
for the table, coffee, tea, dessert. Live DJ.
Noise makers for the tables. Beverages
for purchase. Door Prizes. 8 pm - 2 am
Dec 31

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.
-Annual Holiday Dinner Party, There will
be dining, dancing and music raffles and
50/50. $75 per person members, $85 for
non-members. Reservations are required.
6 - 10 pm Dec 8
Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery 127-
15 Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens
info@friendsofmaplegrove.org
www.friendsofmaplegrove.org
-Classical (mostly) Concert, Free
Admission, Limited Seating, RSVP
347.878.6614
Roosevelt Island Historical Society PO
Box 5 Island Station, Roosevelt Island
212-688-4836
-Damnation Island, A lecture by author
Stacy Horn will describe the notorious

history of Damnation Island. At New
York Public Library branch on Roosevelt
Island 6:30 pm Dec 6
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
-Annual Holiday Historic House Tour
#HollyTour2018, $15 advanced, $20 at
the door $5 children under 12 Selected
Historic Houses in Queens 1 - 5 pm Dec 9

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
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, 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
-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
-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-meadowscorona 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
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
-Guardian of the Gateway: A Walking Tour
of Historic Ft. Tilden, Meet in front of
Building 1, 1.5 miles. Sundays throughout
the fall 10 - 11 am
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
Sol Dance Center 30-16 Steinway Street

-Santa Is Coming to Steinway Street, Face
Painting, Balloon Art and Take Pictures with
Santa. Santa will be handing out gifts,
(while supplies last). Please don’t forget
your camera. 12 - 4 pm Dec 9
Summer Internship Alley Pond
Environmental Center for high school
sophomores, juniors and seniors. For more
info call 718.229.4000 ext. 211 or email
kwilding@alleypond.com.
Internship at The Queens Gazette: high
school or college students welcome to apply
for internships. If you love writing and
reporting, you will get great experience in
our offices. Openings are also available for
management and administrative internships.
Start right away. Email your resume to
QGazette@aol.com.
Summer Internships: LIFESCI NYC
Internship program seeks hosts for college
and grad students interested in Life Sciences
careers! Application for hosts at
bit.ly/LifeSciNYCHostApp. Call (609) 480-
8742 for more info.
Summer Sports Clinic: Softball at
Flushing Meadows Corona Park field
behind Playground For All Children. Free
drop-in clinic for ages 8 - 14. 11 am - 1 pm
starting July 16
Whitepoint Youth Football & Cheer program for boys & girls K through 8th grade.
Flag football, summer camps, cheer
squad.www.whitepointyouthfootball.com
whitepointfootball@gmail.com 347-322-
0374

SENIORS:

“Aging In Place” guide for building
owners from NYC Dep’t for the Aging
available for download at
www.aiany.org/aging
Met Council’s Project Metropair: Free
Home Repairs Svcs incl: bathtub grab
bars, smoke & carbon monoxide detector,
door locks, window locks & screens, railings, light bulbs, sinks & faucets, holes,
cracks & dents in wall, winterizing windows, more. Required: 60+ yrs, NYC resident, show financial need. Info at
212.453.9542, 212.453.9607 or
metropair@metcouncil.org
New York Foundation for Senior
Citizens, Inc. helps Seniors enjoy safer,
healthier & more dignified lives in the
home & community. 35 social service
programs, over 900 units of
housing.www.nyfsc.org
Queens AARP Chorus Looking for retired
people to sing at nursing homes and AARP
chapters. Meet every Fri @ 1 pm. Clearview
Self Help Center, 208-11 26 Ave, Bayside.
Technology Classes For Seniors (Free)
Available to all Queensbridge residents.
Mon/Wed: Beyond the Basics (in Spanish),
Computer Basics. Tues/Fri: Beyond the
Basics, Financial Literacy, Social
Networking. Queensbridge Jacob A. Riis
Senior Center, 10-25 41 Ave, LIC

STREET:

The RGMVM LL and The Queens

Alliance Baseball LG. Regist. for the fall
season at the RGMVM Little LG. Complex,
78-23 Woodhaven Blvd. 5 years old to
Adult, Division 19 and over. For start times
and fees call 718-821-4487 or 718-366-7717
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/cer
t-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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