2019-01-09 / 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.
-Four Seasons, is a fusion of classical and traditional Chinese aesthetic $14/$10
Members/$8 Children/$6 Member
Children/Free for Teens 2 pm Jan 12
-Red Envelope Show Drop-in Workshop,
Teaching/Visual Artist Tina Seligman will lead
a drop-in workshop. Maximum 2 per participant. Free 1 - 3 pm Jan 13
-Chinese New Year Temple Bazaar, Bring your
family to performances, art making, lantern
making, and food to celebrate the Year of the
Pig. 11 am - 2 pm Feb 17
-Talavya, Global ambassadors for Indian percussion. $16/$10 members and Students, Free
for teens 8 pm Jan 25
-La Cumbiamba eNeYé: Season Opening
Party, $14/$10 Members/$8 Children/$6
Member Children/Free for Teens 3 pm
Workshop, 4 pm Family Concert 5:30 pm Jam
& Party Jan 26
Long Island City Artists
www.jotform.com/trimistopheles/fall-only-licarts-open-studios-sub
-Off The Wall, Affordable Holiday Art Fair at
The Plaxall Gallery, On view Hours Thursday
6 - 9 pm Sat & Sun 12 - 5 pm Dec 6 - Feb 3
-Escape/ism, Atlantic Gallery 2019 Juried
Exhibition, Call for entries Deadline: January
4, 2019 atlanticgallery.org/juried-exhibition-
2019 Feb 19 - Mar 9, 2019
-The Plaxall Gallery, Art under $400, many
under $100. Free entry, food and drinks. Live
music by Suah Chan, Warren Galea, and
Gabriela Nieves. 5-25 46 Ave. info
www.licartists.org/off-the-wall On View until
Feb 3, 2019
-Call For Art, Pairings in any media, figurative
or abstract, two and three-dimensional. The
curator will pair artworks side-by-side to generate a compelling dialog. Send up to five
examples of your work. Submission fee (nonrefundable) $40 for non-member $20 for members. Opening Reception is 7 - 10 pm Feb 9,
Exhibition: Pairings on view from Feb 7
through Mar 3
-LICA At Atlantic 2019, Atlantic Gallery, Suite
540, 548 West 28 St. NYC, NY 10001
www.atlanticgallery.org 212-219-3183 Jan 29
- Feb 16
-Your 2019 dues are due now.
www.licartists.org.
Plaxall Gallery 525 46 Ave. Long Island City
-Splendid Devils, Written and performed by
Leigh Anne Poulos, Directed by Leigh Walter.
Tickets $20. 7 pm Jan 18, 19, 20

-Fourth Annual The Lift-Off, New Play Series,
Tickets $15. 8 pm Jan 25, 27
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
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
Queens Council on the Arts 37-11 35 Avenue,
Astoria 11101 www.QueensCouncilArts.org
info@QueensArts.org
-Bollywood Carnival, Knockdown Center 52-
19 Flushing Ave., Maspeth, Festive attire.
Honoring Himanshu “Heems” Suri Senior
Editor7 of Indian Culture, Spotify 7 - 10 pm Feb

-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 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
-Executive (Dis)Order: Art, Displacement, &
the Ban, Organized by Artistic Freedom
Initiative (AFI) Dec 15 - Jan 19, 2019,
-Tiffany’s Iridescence: Glass in Rainbow Hues,

Oct 7 - Oct 6, 2019
-The People’s Guide to the Queens
International Writing Workshop, Queens
Library Central, Offsite Location 89-11
Merrick Blvd., Jamaica 11 am - 12:30 pm Jan
12
-ArteEast Syrian Film Program, This program
will feature two Syrian films. 3 - 5 pm Jan 19
-Museum Explorers Workshop, ArtAccess program, invites families with children with disabilities, to our free monthly art-making workshop by a licensed art therapist. 1:30-4:30 pm
Jan 20
-Spooktacular Family Fundraiser: Boneyard
Boogie, Spooky circus will take place among
the graves of past dancing queens and kings.
Wear a costume at the disco. Ticket $25. 2 - 4
pm Jan 26
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
-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
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.
-The Socrates Annual audio tour. Listen now on
Otocast. Artist Fellows describe their artworks.
Free on Iphone Android.
St. John’s University
-Sun Yat Sen, Faculty Club, Queens Campus,
Registration Required, RSVP.
York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd,
Jamaica. Call 718.262.2000 for more event info
-Guitarist Bayo Fayemi â 17 at Williamsburg
Music Center, Brooklyn $10 9 pm Jan 10

ARTS OTHER:

Art Exhibit By Matty Davis
-At False Flag Gallery 11-22 44th Rd (btw. 21
St. and 11 St.) Long Island City 5 - 9 pm Jan 5
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).
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 e-mail 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
Long Island City Partnership
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com
-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
-Request for Proposals: Marketing Services,
Are seeking a firm/agency to create a marketing campaign for LICP 40th anniversary. RFP
submissions must be received by 5 pm Jan 14
-Borough President Katz’s African American
Heritage Committee Scholarship, Interested
seniors must submit completed application
with an official transcript of your grades, to
sanderson@queensbp.org or faxed to
718.286.3134 by 5 pm on Jan 17
-Member to Member Seminar, Fisher Phillips
will discuss the wave of new employment laws.
Free and exclusive to LICP Members.
Registration is required. 9-11 am Jan 15
-Banu Cennetoglu Opening Reception, at
Sculpture Center 5 - 7 pm Jan 13
-LICP Business Breakfast, With the NYC DOB
Commissioner Rick Chandler, at the LIC
Conference Center. Free for LICP Members,
$25 for Non-Members 8 - 10 am Jan 29
-Sculpture Space NYC (SSNYC), Wheel
throwing $335. to 3D clay printing $355.
Classes begin on Jan 15
Louis Armstrong House Museum “That’s
My Home: Celebrating 75 Years of the
Armstrongs In Corona” 34-56 107 St. Corona
11368 Hours: Tues - Fri 10 am - 5 pm .
Weekends 12 - 5 pm. ($12/$8 students, seniors
& children) www.louisarmstronghouse.org
-Volunteers wanted to work with new museum
education program. The LAHM Teaching
Artist Program is a 10-month program Sept
2018- June 2019
Musica Reginae Productions 59-56 57 Drive,
Maspeth
-Musica Reginae Productions Concert Series,
The-In-the-Gardens 50 Ascan Ave., Forest
Hills www.MusicaReginae.org
Queens Chamber of Commerce 75-20
Astoria Blvd. #140, Jackson Heights 11370
www.queenschamber.org 718-898-8500
info@queenschamber.org
-Small Business Tax: Top 10 things to know,
Business Center For New Americans, Jackson
Heights, 10 am Jan 23
-Last Chance to Enroll for Health Insurance,
The Queens Library at Lefferts, Jamaica, 2 -
4:30 pm Jan 25
-Small Business Resources Luncheon, Jackson

Diner - Indian Cuisine 11:15 am Jan 29
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria
www.qedastoria.com.
-Frank Conniff’s Open Riff Night (Open mic
for riffing MST3K-style) 7:30 pm Jan 9
-Quip It Good! (Comedians play Quiplash live)
9 pm Jan 9
-Dammit Kevin! (Improv comedy show) 7:30
pm Jan 10
-Neato Bedito (Stand up comedy) 9 pm Jan 10
-QED Presents (Stand up comedy) 7:30 pm Jan
11
-Relationshit! (Comedy & therapy collide!)
9:30 pm Jan 11
Joke in the Box: An Introduction to Gag
Cartooning New Yorker Cartoonist Emily
Flake $40 12 - 1:30 pm Jan 13
-Myq Kaplan & Friends (Stand up comedy)
8:30 pm Jan 14
-Laugh Through The Pain (Stand up and storytelling about living through pain) 7:30 pm Jan
16
-My First Time: A Stand Up & Storytelling
Show (Comedians tell tales of virginity loss) 9
pm Jan 16
-Lucie Pohl’s Immigrant Jam (Stand up
by/about immigrants) 7:30 pm Jan 17
-Happy Place Comedy (Stand up comedy) 9
pm Jan 17
Queens Economic Development
Corporation (QEDC)
-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.
-Women’s Power Networking Breakfast,
Breakfast Tax Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs,
Greater Jamaica Development Corporation
Harvest Room 90-40 160 St. 8:30 - 10:30 am
Jan 17
-Queens StartUP! Business Plan Competition,
All about business planning and research; Enter
for a chance to win $10,000. Free series of
workshops at the Flushing Library. Schedule of
Classes 6:30 pm Jan. 10, 10:30 am Jan 12, 19,
26
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 December - Jan 17, 2019
Queens Education and Activity Open House
LIC Art Center, 2nd Floor, 44-02 23 St., Long
Island City https://queenslearns.com
-Free, Includes Dance Class; How Can We
Teach Our Children Problem Solving?
Maximizing Middle School, etc. 1 - 5 pm Jan
12
The Secret Theatre 44-02 23 St, LIC. Visit
www.secrettheatre.com or call 718.392.0722
for more event info.
-A Charlie Brown Christmas, A family-friendly
holiday musical. Tickets Adults $18. $20 children $12 $14. Dec 14-30, Jan 3-12, 2019
-“Pirate Pete’s Parrot”, Children’s musical $5.
$7.50 2:30 Jan 26, Feb 23, Mar 23
Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement
District
-Sunnyside Shop Local Coupon Passport, The
Free passports can be picked up at 45-56 43 St.,
Sunnyside.
Sunnyside Community Services 43-31 39 St.,
Sunnyside 718.784.6173
-Social Adult Day program, flexible home care

options to help homebound adults age in place.
A city-wide program that supports family caregivers and their loved ones.
Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint
Ave, Sunnyside 718-729-3880
www.ThaliaTheatre.org
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
Jan 10
-Queens Borough Board 5:30 pm Jan 14
-Queens Borough Cabinet 9:30 am Jan 15
-2019 State of the Borough Address by
Borough President Katz RSVP www.queensbp.org/rsvp At LaGuardia Community College
10:30 am Jan 25
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
State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. is hosting a free grant writing workshop on January 9,
2:30-4:30 pm, to help local organizations apply
for neighborhood grants up to $3,000.
Woodhaven Library, 85-41 Forest Parkway,
Woodhaven. Grant applications due January
21.
Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato
95-16 Rockaway Beach Blvd., Rockaway
Beach kemozeka@nyassembly.gov
-$3,000 grants for community and school
improvement projects.
Council Member Paul Vallone
The Animal Rescues Charity, Inc. (ARC) is
running a Food & Supply Drive for cats and
dogs: food, blankets, kitty litter, pet toys, etc.
Monetary donations needed as well. For more
info, email animalrescuescharity@gmail.com
or visit www.arcgives.org. Donations by mail
to P.O. Box 103, Jericho, NY 11753
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 1 The Pistilli Grand
Manor 45-02 Ditmars Blvd., Suite 1025,
Astoria qn01@cb.nyc.gov
-Proposed Rezoning and BSA Applications,
Woodside Community Center 50-19
Broadway, Woodside 6:30 pm Jan 9

Community Board 2 43-22 50 St., 2nd Floor,
Woodside 718.533.8773
-Monthly Meeting, at Sunnyside Community
Services 43-31 39 St., Ground Floor, Sunnyside
6:30 pm Jan 3
-Transportation Committee Meeting 6 pm Jan 7
Community Board 6 104-01 Metropolitan
Ave., Forest Hills 718.263.9250
-Meeting Notice at Kew Gardens Community
Center 80-02 Kew Gardens Road, Suite 202
7:45 pm Jan 9
Community Board 7 133-32 41 Road, 3 Floor,
Flushing 718.359.2800
-Public Hearing & Regular Meeting at Union
Plaza Care Center 33-23 Union St., Flushing 7
pm Jan 14
Community Education Council D25 30-48
Linden Place, 4 Floor Room 407 Flushing,
-Calendar/Business Meeting, 7 pm Jan
9
Community District Education Council 30
P.S. 76 36-36 10 St., Long Island City Dr. Philip
A. Composto, Community Superintendent
Report, 6:30 pm Jan 14
Community District Education Council 28-
11 Queens Plaza North, Rm 520 Long Island
City 718.391.8380 www.cec30.org
Dutch Kills Civic Association Monthly
Meetings on the 2nd Thursday of every month.
Growing Up Green Charter School 39-37 28
St. 7:30 pm Jan 10
John V. Daniels, Jr. Post No. 2813 47-53 43
St., Sunnyside 718.335.0700
-Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States,
Meetings are held the second Saturday of the
month. 2 pm Jan 12
United Forties Civic Association, Inc. St.
Teresa’s Parish Center 50-22 44 St., Woodside
7 pm Jan 17
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
New York Cares Coat Drive www.newyorkcares.org/coat-drive for drop off locations. First
week of January.
MTA web.mta.info/metrocard/mms.htm The
MetroCard Bus/Van Locations in CB2.
Sunnyside at 41-02 Queens Blvd., 10 am - 12
pm 2nd Thursday
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.
Ravenswood Resident Association, Inc.
ravenswoodra3535@gmail.com
-Ravenswood Community Drug Free
Coalition, Meeting on the second floor of the
library. 3 pm Jan 28
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.
-Italian Language Courses, A Sicilian
Language Course, for the Winter/Spring semester. Beginners, Intermediate and Advanced
Lessons. 12 Lessons for $150. Each class is 1
hour and 45 minutes long. Feb 23 through May
18
The Killing Kompany www.killingkompany.com
-A Valentine for Murder. A comedy murder
mystery dinner show. Riccardo’s 21-01 24
Ave., Astoria, $45 pp 718.721.7777 8 pm Feb
16
RaR Bar 30-01 35 Ave., Astoria

-Tyrannosaurus a free weekly comedy show
hosted by Randall Otis, Jamie Wolf, and Leland
Long. 9 pm Jan 22
Jerry Drake & The Front Page www.jerrydrake.com
-CDs are only $5 and previous three CDs are
$10 each

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
VirusMay cause birth defects. There is no vaccine; also sexually transmitted; may be no
symptoms. Info, maps of affected areas:
www.nyc.gov/health.

HISTORICAL:

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
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
Roosevelt Island Historical Society Free lecture at the New York Public Library Branch on
Roosevelt Island 6:30 pm Jan 17

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
apneapresentationbyadoctor. 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
-Young Adult Literacy Program, Pre-register
for winter 2019 Students aged 16 - 24, four
days of classes per week, one day of service
learning and job shadowing. You can take the
Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE). Begins
on Jan 7, 2019.
-Free Job Readiness Training, Seven weeks
workshops, entry to mid-level jobs. To develop
a resume and cover letter. Attend a required in-person registration session.
Central Library Cyber Center Training Room
89-11 Merrick., Jamaica 5 pm Jan 14
Ridgewood - Auditorium 20-12 Madison St. 10
am Jan 15
Flushing - Rooms A&B 41-17 Main St. 5:30
pm Jan 15
Lefrak City - Teen Meeting Room 98-30 57
Ave., Corona 10 am Jan 16
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
-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, Avian
History and Art History by A.W. Cafarelli 228-
06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston www.qcbirdclub.org Free Admission. Light refreshments
served. 8 pm Jan 16
-FDR Four Freedoms State Park on
Roosevelt Island: Free public tours April
through Sept. Tours last 2 hours, available first
come first served. 12:30 & 3 pm Thursdays
through Sundays weather permitting. info &
schedule updates 212-204-8831 &
www.fourfreedomspark.org
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Events for
more info call 718.760.6565 www.nycgovparks.org/parks/flushing-meadows-coronapark/ 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
NYC Parks Hosts Mulchfest for a complete
list of all 68 Mulchfest locations visit NYC
Parks’ website. New Yorkers who drop off
trees, will receive a Free NYC Parks branded
mulch-filled potpourri sachet. Tree Drop-offs
all day until Jan 13. Mulching 10 am until 2 pm
Jan 12 and Jan 13
Open Run In Astoria Park Bag check is not
provided. Open to all ages, experience levels,
walkers, strollers & dogs, all welcome!
Saturdays, 9 am.

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.
Immaculate Conception Catholic Academy
-Multicultural Celebration, Celebrating
Diversity, Lyons Hall 6:30 - 8:30 pm Feb 1
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
School of the Arts Jamaica Center for Arts &
Learning, 161-04 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica
-Nick Dunston’s Atlantic Extraction, $10 8 pm
Jan 10
-Tap with Omar Edwards, A free tap class on
Saturday. 12 - 1 pm Jan 12
-Saturday Family Matinee, Crick Crack $10. $5
Child. Jamaica Performing Arts Center 153-10
Jamaica Ave., Jamaica Folk tales of the African
diaspora. 2 pm Jan 19
-Artist Co Op 2018, Close Up Talk with the
artist. Followed by JCAL’s 2nd Thursday Jazz
Gallery 6 - 8 pm Jan 10
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.
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/certinquiries. 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/nycresources/categories/business/business-assistanc... 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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