2014-10-15 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Calendar compiled by Annette Hanze Alberts

Dates & times are subject to change. To list your event, send info to qgazette@aol.com, or 42-16 34th Ave, Astoria 11101, TWO weeks prior to the event.

COMMUNITY MEETINGS/INFO

CLUBS
Bella Italia Mia 17th Annual
Celebration Christ the King HS, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave., 3rd Fl., Middle
Village. ($35m/ $45nm/ $10 age 11-18/
under 11 free) Send Check to: Diego
Lodico, 52-86 72 St., Maspeth, NY
11378. Catered by Frank’s Deli; Live
Entertainment - Oct. 26, noon to 5 pm.
Flushing Camera Club Flushing
Hospital Auditorium, 146-01 45th Ave,
(Burling St). Mtgs are 1st, 3rd, & 5th,
Wed. of the month. Oct 15, 22, 29.
VFW John V. Daniels Jr. Post 2813
Mtg. 47-53 43 St, info 718.335.0700
Oct 18, 2 pm
Winter Coat Drive NYS Senator
Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. 88-08 Rockaway
Bch, Blvd. Ste. 311; NYS Senator
James Sanders Jr. 1931 Mott Avenue
Ste. 305

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. & PCT.

Community Board 2 Sunnyside Com.
Svc., 43-31 39 St, Ground Fl.
-Halloween Candy Drive: Drop off
donations at 43-22 50th St, Woodside
thru Oct 24
Comm. Bd. 7 Public Housing Mtg.
133-32 41 Rd, 3rd Fl, Flushing, 718-
359-2800 - Oct. 20, 7 pm
CEC24 Special Education Committee
Presents Know Your Rights IS 93 66-
56 Forest Ave., - Oct. 21, 7 - 9 pm
Comm. Educ. Cncl. Dist. 25 Parent
Summit 30-48 Linden Pl., 4 Fl Rm 407,
Flushing, - Oct. 18, 7 pm

GENERAL

ACQC For Undocumented
Immigrant (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.)
B2B Trade Show & Luncheon (Reg.
Now Open; free) Astoria World Manor
25-22 Astoria Blvd. Exhibitors must
register at licpartnership.org/tradeshow
Nov. 13.
Birch Mass Hiring Event in Glendale
By Sen. Addabbo The Legacy Center,
64-34 Myrtle Ave. Must have a H.S.
diploma or G.E.D., exp.caring for elderly or disabled individ., NYS driver’s
license; bring a resume, any certifications, two forms of ID. Info, 718-738-

1111 - Oct 16, 10 am to 2 pm
Brownfield Site Purves Street
Development, 44-18 Purves St., LIC,
NY 11101, Site No. C241164, NYSDEC
Region 2. NYSDEC accepting public
comment until Nov. 14. Proposed plan
is viewable at Court Square Library &
NYSDEC Region 2 Office. Submit
comments: M. Magloire, 718.482.4078,
manfred.magloire@dec.ny.gov.
Cncl. Dromm Shred With Us Free
Community Shredding, Jewish Ctr. 37-
06 77th St., Jackson Heights.
Oct. 19, 10 am - 1 pm.
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc.
& Chhaya CDC, 37-43 77 St, Jackson
Hts. Every 2nd Weds, 5-7 pm: Nov 12,
Dec 10. Call for appt 718.478.3848.
LaGuardia Comm. Coll. Government
and Business Matchmaker Event
($75) Federal, NYS, NYC agency rep.
and Prime contractors explore contact
opportunities. Con Edison Learning
Ctr., 43-82 Vernon Blvd., LIC. Register
Info 718-482-5306. online www.lagbsmatchmaker2014. eventbrite.com.
Nov 7, 8 am-5 pm
North Shore Animal League: Fall
Adoption Festival Citi Field, Lot G
123-01 Roosevelt Ave, Flushing.
Oct 18, 11am-4pm.
Queens Community House Social
Justice Training For ages 13-20. 24
weeks, after school. By Gen Q program
for LGBTQ youth. Counseling for
LGBTQ youth, appt 347.418.2450. Info
A. Ospina, 718.592.5757. Application
printable from www.goo.gl/M0OGfw
Deadline Oct 17.
Public Workshop Diversity Plaza
Redesign give your input about plaza
design opportunities. PS 69 77-02 37th
Ave., Jackson Heights.
Oct. 18, 2-4 pm
Sen. Addabbo Mobile Office Hours
69-70 Grand Ave., Maspeth Library,
info 718-738-1111. Oct. 16, 5:30- 7 pm
We Care NY Hotline 347.913.5664.
Needs DONATIONS of clean, gently
used, or new winter coats. Dropoffs:
Sen. Addabbo Ofc, 88-08 Rockaway
Bch. Blvd, Ste. 311; Sen Sanders ofc,
1931 Mott Ave, Ste. 305; Mirkin Vision
Care, 253 Beach 116 St; A.B.L.E., 190
Beach 134 St; All American Channel
Mkt, 925 Cross Bay Blvd, Broad
Channel; Hertz, 686 Burnside Ave,
Inwood; Beacon, 140 Beach 113 St;
Arverne Pilgrim Church, 74-16 Beach
Channel Dr.; St. Camillus Church, 99-
15 Rockaway Beach Blvd; St. Virgilius
Church, 16 Noel Rd, Broad Channel.
(Collecting: Oct 1-20; DISTRIBUTION
late October).

ARTS, CULTURE, SPORTS

FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Pl, www.flushingtownhall.org, 718.463.7700.
A Piano Fantasy in Jazz w/ Barry
Harris and Valerie Capers
($25/$20/$10; pkg $90/$72 incl. 2-top
table, wine, snacks) Oct 17, 8 pm; preshow

members lounge, 7pm.
Intro to Arabic Calligraphy ($10/$8,
materials incl.) Oct 19, 1 pm
Krishna, Love Reinvented Malaysian
Dance Group benefiting Cerebral Palsy
Assns. NYS ($30 at
www.tinyurl.com/o2dh5dg)
Nov 4, 7pm
LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC.
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
Beyond Sacred: Unthinking Muslim
Identity Over 50 dance, music, live
theater, art exhibits, public forums by
professional performers, playwrights,
artists, LAGCC student during LCC
PAC season. Info www.goo.gl/0oeXTd.
LOUIS ARMSTRONG HOUSE 34-
56 107 St, Corona, group rates:
718.478.8274. www.LouisArmstrong
House.org.(40 min. tours $10/$7 seniors, students, children/ members, children under 4, free)
Gala 2014 At Capitale, 130 Bowery,
Manhattan. Cocktails 6 pm; Dinner,
awards 7 pm. Performance by Catherine
Russell. Tables are now on sale.
gala@LouisArmstrongHouse.org - Dec. 8.
CITI FIELD
Fall Festival, Halloween Party &
Oktoberfest ($10/$7) Musical ent.,
costume contests, trick or treating,
more. Photo Ops w/ Mr. & Mrs. Met.
Free parking Lot G - Oct 26, noon-4 pm
Mets and City Harvest Food Drive
Citi Field. Fans who donate 10+ items
get 2 tix to April Mets game, 15% off
Mets Team Store Oct 26, 10 am-5 pm
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
718.784.2084.
-Retrospective by Xavier Le Roy
3rd fl. galleries Oct 2 - Dec 1.
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING
IMAGE 36-01 35th Ave, Astoria/LIC,
718.777.6888, more events:
www.movingimage.us.
SEE IT BIG! HORROR: Oct 25-31
-The Exorcist, Nosferatu, Phantom of
the Opera, Bride of Frankenstein;
Night of the Living Dead; Poltergeist
RETROSPECTIVES:
-Also like Life: The Films of Hou
Hsiao-Hsien To Oct 17
-Plymptoons: Short Films by Bill
Plympton - To Jan 4
EXHIBITS / CONTINUOUS SCREENING: -What’s Up Doc: The Animation Art
of Chuck Jones (Bugs Bunny, Daffy
Duck, Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote,
more) - To Jan 19, 2015;
-Chuck Jones’ Cartoon Classics, Sat
& Sun, 1 pm & 4 pm (thru Jan 19)
-Lights, Camera, Astoria! EXTENDED To JAN 4, 2015
Behind the Screen ongoing
TUT’S FEVER MOVIE PALACE:
Zorro Rides Again To Nov 28
NOGUCHI MUSEUM ($10/ $5 seniors, student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC public H.S. ID) 9-01 33 Rd, LIC,
718.204.7088, www.noguchi.org.
Free First Fridays Free admission,
public tours in English & Japanese
QUEENS COLLEGE 65-30 Kissena

Blvd, Flushing, 718.997.5000.
Warhol: Prized Photographs &
Silkscreens Godwin-Ternbach Museum
Opening To Nov 1)
QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.
9700, www.queensmuseum.org.
Hindu Celebration: Diwali, Festival
of Lights Oct 18, 2-5 pm
Open A.I.R. Artist Services Program
Paths & Tools Oct 18, 2:30-4:30 pm
LIME: A Celebration of Caribbean
Arts & Activism by Urban +Out
Oct 19, 2-5 pm
Senior Film Series: Does It Take A
Village? Matewan (1987) screening &
discussion - Oct 22, 2-5
Behind the Curtain: Collecting New
York Fairs - Artifacts & souvenirs from
private collections - To Oct 18, 2015
Every Sunday Drop-In Family
Workshops w/children age 5-12,
accommodates special needs.
1:30-4:30 pm
Anonymous: Contemporary Tibetan
Art - To Jan. 4, 2015
Sacred Waters: A Collection of Hindu
Offerings from Jamaica Bay
To Nov. 4
Outside the Comfort Zone: Jewyo
Rhii Installation, video, drawing -
Opening reception Nov 1
That Kodak Moment: Picturing the
NY Fairs Opening reception Nov 1.
QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY
COLLEGE Performing Arts Ctr., 222-
05 56 Avenue Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
Asian Art 40 Years: 1974-2014
Opening: Oct 16, 5 pm
Hate Mail Anti-Semitism spread via
postcards. Kupferberg Holocaust
Resource Ctr. & Archives - Oct 19, 1pm
Karaoke at the Movies: Sing along to
Cabaret Oct 18, 7:30 pm ($5) (add’l
showing of Cabaret at Jewish Ctr of
Jackson Hts, 37-06 77 St. Oct 20, 7 pm)
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
2014 Emerging Artist Fellowship
Exhibition (EAF14) To Mar 29, 2015
SATURDAYS (thru Nov 22):
-Halloween Harvest Festival Costume
making w/ artists; live music, art-making workshop; face painted by Agostino
Arts; juried Canine Costume Contest;
Harvest foods from local rests. - Oct 25,
11 am- 3 pm
-GrowNYC Greenmarket
8 am-4 pm
-BIG! Compost Collection 10am-1 pm

ARTS (Etc) - OTHER

Art House Astoria Fundraising Gala
($25 presale/ $35 door)
www.eventbrite.com search Pop Art!.
Info 347.738.4148, arthouseastoria.org
Oct 24, 7 pm
Artistrun Gallery: Emotion of
Dreams Opening celebrating contemp.
art. 36-31 22nd St, LIC.
To Oct18 (except Sun. & Mon.) 6-9 pm
Flamenco & Spanish Dance Classes

at American Bolero Co (ABDC) Trial
Class ($20) To Dec 18 ($217 12 wks;
family discount avail.) Sol Dance
Center, 30-16 Steinway St, Astoria. Info
ambolero.com, 718.392.8888.
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Rehearsals Forest Hills Jewish Ctr.,
106-06 Queens Blvd, Info
718.374.1627-Wednesdays, 7:30-10 pm
Oratorio Society of Queens
Fundraiser ($30 incl. cold cut hero &
side salads, dessert, coffee/tea, 3 games
of bowling & shoe rental) San-Dee
Lanes 342 Hempstead Ave, Malverne.
Oct 25, 7:30pm RSVP 718.279.3006
Porphyra ($15) Blackthorn 51, 80-12
51 Ave, Elmhurst. TIX
Porphyraband.com - Oct 19, 8 pm
Puddle, Pothole, Portal Exhibition
SculptureCenter, 44-19 Purves St, LIC.
718.361.1750 - to Jan. 5, 2015
Queens Symphony Orchestra: An
Instrument in Every Hand Cocktail
Reception, Unveiling Collects gently
used, playable instruments to distribute
thru-out Queens. Info, Res 718.570.0909.
Oct 20, 6:30 pm
Secret Theatre 44-02 23 St, LIC
Act One: One Act, a short play festival
competition decided by audience, judges.
Oct 15-18, 8 pm
Queensboro Dance Festival ($15
adv/$18 door) - Oct 20-26
St. John’s University Chappell Players:
In The Heights, The Musical ($5, 6, 14)
St. John’s University Little Theatre 8000
Utopia Parkway, Jamaica - Oct. 10 - 18

DINNERS/DANCES/FUNDR.

ANIBIC 52 Annual Dinner Dance
($200) Russo’s On The Bay, Howard
Beach. Info re: services, reservations, M.
Steward, 718.423.9550 - Oct 19
Lesbian and Gay Democratic Club of
Queens & Cncl. Dromm Annual
Awards Dinner Dee’s 107-23
Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills ($75 to
Oct. 23; $80 after). Check payable to
LGDCQ mail check with a list of names of
people attending to LGDCQ, Box 857,
Jackson Heights, NY 11372. Info 917-
657-8122 - Oct 29, 6:30-10 pm

HEALTH

Accessing Transit Svcs. for those w/
Disabilities w/ attorneys (free). NAMI,
Zucker Hillside Hosp., Sloman auditorium, 266 St & 76 Ave, Glen Oaks.
Oct 15, 7:30 pm (Sharing & Caring at 6)
Asm. DenDekker Blood Drive
Salvation Army, 86-07 35 Ave, Jackson
Hts. Eligibility: Age 16-75 (16 yrs need
parental permission, 76+ need Dr’s
note) Bring ID w/ signature or photo;
minimum weight 110 lbs., no tattoos for
past 12 months; eat well & drink fluids.
Info 800.688.0900, www.nybc.org
Oct 21, 8-2 pm
EmblemHealth Neighborhood Care
ALL events are RSVP required.
Cambria Heights: 206-20 Linden

Blvd, 866.539.0999, More events
www.ehnc.com. Jackson Heights:
Renaissance School 35-59 81 St. Info,
RSVP: emblemhealthlivehealthy.com,
866-205-7864.
Cambria Heights :
-Peaceful Me: Meditation Made Easy; Get
Fit-High Impact Workout; Tai Chi
Qigong;
-WEEKLY: Stork Nest Prenatal Program;
Low Impact Zumba; Diabetes
Management series; Sitting or High-
Impact Exercise, Yoga, Healthwise,
Zumba w/Asthma, Meditation, Massage
(15 mins) (for schedule & to Register call
or visit online)
Jackson Hts:
-Feeding Your Children, Zumba, Yoga,
Cardio-Fitness. Reg online
Free Lung Cancer Screening Forest
Hills Hospital Current or former smokers,
ages 50-80. 102-01 66 Rd, Flushing. By
North Shore-LIJ Health System, uses CT
scanner; low-dose radiation similar to
chest X-ray. Pre-reg 855-375.5864.
Wednesdays, 10 am-1 pm
Mt. Sinai Queens Free health events at
various locations, registration
required: www.mshq.org/ events
718.267.4333.
-Breast Health Screening & Educ. at Mt
Sinai Queens Family Health Assoc’s, 31-
60 21 St, Astoria. By appt only.
718.808.7727 - Oct 15, 5-7 pm
-How Does Radiation Therapy Work?
HANAC Harmony Ctr 27-40 Hoyt Ave
South, 1st Fl., Astoria - Oct 17, 10:30 am
-Recent Advances in Prevent. & Treatm.
Breast Cancer, panel discussion -
Manducatis Rustica Restaurant, 46-33
Vernon Blvd, LIC - Oct 23, 6:30pm
-Blood Pressure Screening - Oct 15:
Catherine Sheridan Senior Ctr., 35-24
83St, Jackson Hts, 9-10:30 am.
-Yoga for Ages 50+ Geo. Douris Tower,
27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd Floor
Community Room, Astoria (thru Dec 16)
Tuesdays, 11 am or noon
-Prana Yoga for Busy People Douris
Tower (see above) - Tues, 6:30
No-Cost Digital Mammograms and
Clinical Breast Exams American-Italian
Cancer Foundation. Women age 40+,
annually. Info and app’t near you
(required) 877.628.9090.
-Antioch Baptist Church of Corona, 103-
02 Northern Blvd - Oct 18, 9-4:30 pm
-RAR Foundation, by Asm Miller. 83-91
Woodhaven Blvd - Oct 19, 9 am-4:30 pm
-Resorts World Casino NYC, 110-00
Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica
Oct 22, 9 am-12:30 pm
-Homes for the Homeless, 175-15
Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica - Oct 22, 2-4:30

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

KING MANOR MUSEUM
King Park, 150-03 Jamaica Ave,
Jamaica, 718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.org.
Fall Harvest Festival (free) Historic
cooking demo, apple cider pressing,

butter churning, autumn crafts. All ages
welcome - Oct 18, noon-4 pm

LIBRARY

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM
Event schedules: visit www.queenslibrary.org/events; call Central Library
718.990.0700; individual branches.
STARTUP! 9th Annual BUSINESS
PLAN COMPETITION [and training]
For small bus. owners, entrepreneurs:
learn business trends, insights to start &
grow a business, intro to vast resources at
Queen Libr., win $10,000 seed money;
more. TO ENTER: Sign up online at
www.queensny.org/qedc/business/programs/ startup, read and follow requirements there. Participants must attend four
training sessions and upload all necessary
documents online. All live training sessions are free and will be held at Central
Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica,
718-990-0853
(Recorded training sessions $25 per session at www.queensny.org/qedc/business/ programs/startup)
BROADWAY BRANCH 40-20
Broadway, LIC, 718-721-2462
Citizenship Workshops Thurs
To Dec 11, 11 am - 2 pm
-Shapeup NYC: Total Body
Conditioning for Adults - wear loose
clothing, sneakers, bring water, space limited Mondays, 11-12:15 pm
CENTRAL LIBRARY BRANCH 89-11
Merrick Blvd, Jamaica, 718-990-0700
-Free Financial Coaching:
• Review, understand credit report • debtrelated legal problems • Deal with debt
collectors• Set financial goals• Budgeting,
save • Open bank account• eligibility for
public benefits, tax credits.
reg. required 718-990-8625 or at Job
Center. Thursdays at the Job Info Ctr., Oct
23 - Jan 29 (except holidays) 10 am- 2 pm
FLUSHING BRANCH
-Investing in American Real Estate (in
Chinese); Internet/Computer class
(English / Chinese / Spanish); Piano
Concert; Cover Letter, Resume Help
JACKSON HEIGHTS BRANCH
35-51 81 St., 718-899-2500
-Health Insurance Application Help
1st Weds thru Dec 3, 1-4 pm
-Diversity Visa Application Help
Mon, 9-2 pm; Thurs, 2-7 pm (also at
Central & LIC branches, see schedule)
LANGSTON HUGHES BRANCH
Carol Sudhalter’s Astoria Jazz Band:
Women Composers. Vocals by Marti
Mabin - Oct 18, 2 pm
LONG ISLAND CITY BRANCH 37-44
21 St, LIC 718-752-3700
-HSE/TASC Screening High School
Equivalency/Test Assessing Secondary
Completion (replaces GED); classes; info
718-752-3723 - Fridays & Saturdays, 11
am-2 pm (to Dec 20)
-Tween Time
Oct 15, 16, Nov 5, 6; 4-5 pm
-Science Lab - Oct 30, Nov 3; 4-5 pm
-Sewing Club Learn how, by hand &

machine - Tues, Oct 21, 28; 4-5 pm
-Junior SMART Club (Reading &
Science) Ages 4-8 - Oct 18; 2-2:15 pm
-Diversity Visa Application Assistance
Thurs, 2-7 pm; Mon, 3-8 pm
STEINWAY BRANCH 21-45 31 St, LIC,
718-728-1965
-Free Legal Services For ages 15-33,
immigration, DACA, citizenship, permanent residence - Oct 16, 4-6:30 pm
-Book Discussion Club: The Napoleon
of New York by H. Paul Jeffers, bio of
Mayor La Guardia Oct 27, 6:30 pm
-More: Knit & Crochet; Toddler
Movement; Storytime; Crafts; ProjectArt

PARKS & RECREATION

ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL
CTR Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, more events: www.alleypond.com.
Queens Cty Bird Club: Birds & Beasts
of Tanzania (free) Info qcbirdclub.org
Oct 15, 8 pm
Vet Tech 101 ($23) ages 10-13
Oct 18, 10 am-noon
October Star Safari - Astronomy
Adventure ($16) ages 9+
Oct 18, 7:30-9:30 pm
Octoberfest: A Beer Tasting Fundraiser.
Adults only $55. Beer Belly’s, 39-17 Bell
Blvd, Bayside - Oct. 22, 6:30-9 pm.
CITY PARKS
Senior Fitness: Free Tennis, Yoga
Lessons age 60+ at Astoria,
Cunningham (Oakland Gardens),
Flushing Meadows (Flushing), Roy
Wilkins (Jamaica) Parks. Six weeks.
Info, schedules Sports Dept.
718.760.6999,www.CityParksFoundati
on.org - To Oct 31
HOOVER PARK Manton St, 83 Ave-
Main St.
It’s My Park Day by Briarwood Action
Network. At park seating area. Clean
up, grden, arts&crafts, stories, refreshments - Oct 18, 11 am-3 pm
NYC PARKS
Free After-School Program ages 6-13.
Pre-register online NYC Parks website
lists sites - To Jun. 12, 2015, 3-6 pm
QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDEN
43-50 Main St, Flushing, 718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org. (free adm.
after 4 pm Sun)
Harvest Fest & Pumpkin Patch Music,
nature and garden walks, composting
demos, food, crafts and beer. (Free with
Garden adm; add’l fee for Pumpkin Patch
and others) - Oct. 19, 11-6 pm.
NYC Compost Project: Teacher
Wormshop ($5) Oct 22, 6-8 pm
The Evolution of an Artist:
Landscapes to Portraits to Modern
Abstraction by Elaine Hajian (free
w/adm.) - To Jan 17, 2015
Artist’s Reception - Oct 26, 2-4 pm
NY World’s Fairs and the Port
Authority Bringing Trade, Travel,
and Tourism to Queens, The Region and
the World (free w/adm.) Multi-media
exhib. in the lobby - To Nov 1
QUEENS COUNTY FARM MUSEUM 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral

Park, 718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
Amazing Maize Maze ($9/ $5 children
4-11/ free 3 and under; Hay, pony &
carnival rides, games not incl.) 3-acres.
Sat, Sun To Oct 26
Maze by Moonlight Oct 18, to 9 pm
(bring flashlight)

SCHOOLS, KIDS’ EVENTS

FEDCAP NYC DOE Pathways to
Graduation: HSE (High School
Equivalency) Prep by licensed NYC
teachers; job training opportunities; free
career advisement, college prep, breakfast
& lunch, more. 119 W 19 St, 4th Fl, Rm
404, Manhattan. Info fedcap.org, or call
Kenneth Holley, 212.727.4283.
High School Equivalency (HSE), Test
Assessing Secondary Completion
(TASC) No longer the GED in NYS. Info
www.acces.nysed.gov/hse/ or
www.tasctest.com or www.engageny.org
Martin Luther School 60-02 Maspeth
Ave, 718.894.4000
-Harvest Festival & Fall Open House
(free) Bounce houses, crafts, basketball
clinics, games, face painting, science
demos, tours & info on Middle & High
School Programs - Oct 18, noon-4 pm
-No Signs of Intelligent Life
Oct 23, 24, 25
-Fall Open House - Nov 6, 6-8 pm
-Academic Excellence Scholarship
Exam
Nov 15, 8:30 am (or Nov 17, 3:30 pm)
Samuel Field YM & YWHA 58-20 Little
Neck Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750.
Ongoing registration. RSVP, info
718.423.6111 ext 242; email
ASmith@sfy.org. Programs $5 per family: -Gym and Creative Exploration (ages
3-5) with developmental disabilities &
their families
Bay Terrace Early Childhood Center
(of Samuel Field) 212-00 23 Ave,
Bayside, 718.423.6111
-Early Childhood Program (ages birth
to 24 mos; 2-5 yrs) Openings in
Universal Pre-K: Register Now.
Veterans Free Evening College Prep
& High School Equivalency (HSE)
LaGuardia Community College.
Elizabeth Allen, 718.482.5386 / 5231;
lagcc.cuny.edu/veterans
Cng. Crowley’s Veterans Day Essay
Contest. Topic: What does Veterans
Day mean to me? Essay guidelines: For
5th, 6th, 7th or 8th graders, in
Crowley’s District 14. 500 words or
less, in student’s own words; include
student’s name, grade, school & contact
info. Submit by Friday, Oct. 31, typed
or printed, black or blue ink, e-mail to
Crowley.Events@mail.house.gov or
mail to: Office of Congressman Joseph
Crowley, 82-11 37th Ave., Suite #402,
Jackson Heights, NY 11372.
Pay What You Can Women’s Self-
Defense Class ($20 suggested; age
16+) MKD Karate, 72-26 Roosevelt

Ave, 2nd Fl. - Oct 19, 26, Nov 2; 6-8 pm

SENIOR CENTERS, ACTIVITIES

Kew Gardens Community Ctr. 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd, Suite 202, Kew
Gardens, 718.268.5960.
-Share Your Talent - Oct 15, 1:30 pm
-Move More, Feel Great by Amer.
Diabetes Assn. - Oct 16; 1:30 pm
-Community Svcs Panel: Healthy lifestyle
Oct 20, 1 pm
-Belle’s Players perform - Oct 21, 1pm
-Physical therapist on Pain, 10/21, 11 am
-New Medicare Programs, 10/23, 1:30 pm
-Films Tuesdays, 1 pm: Oct 21: Fading
Gigolo; Oct 28: The Lion in Winter
-Cardiologist on Circulation 10/28, 11 am
Queens Community House 108-25 62
Dr, Forest Hills, 718.591.3377.
-Caregiver Support Groups: RSVP
718.268.5960 x226.
-Eviction Prevention Unit (EPU)
Negotiate w/landlords, identify emergency resources, stabilize long-term
living situation.
-QCH Pomonok Senior Ctr 67-09
Kissena Blvd, Flushing, 718.591.3377.
-Women Leading the Way discussion
group. Tuesdays, 1 pm
-Spanish/English case assistance to help
seniors w/ benefits & entitlements.
Wednesdays, 9 am-4 pm
-Computer Basics: internet, email.
Wednesdays, 10 am
-Men’s Exercise Group w/ professional
trainer (age 60+) space limited, bring
DOCTOR’S NOTE permitting exercise
and use of gym equipment.
Tues & Thurs, 10:30 am
Senior Lunch Programs, Church of the
Resurrection (Resurrection hosting All
Saints Church, Woodhaven program) 85-
09 118 St, Richmond Hill/Kew Gardens.
Last two Saturdays of the month

STREET FAIRS, FLEAS, MKTS

Hunter’s Point Youth Market–
Farmer’s Market Vernon Blvd, 48-49
Aves - Saturdays, 8 am-6 pm (to Nov 22
Pomonok Community Farmer’s
Market Pomonok Neighborhood Ctr,
67-09 Kissena Blvd, Flushing. NOW
ON WEDNESDAYS to Nov 26,10-5 pm
Queens Urban Market Standard Motor
Parts Bldg, 37-18 Northern Blvd. Food,
jewelry, arts & crafts, photography, furniture; events w/entrepreneurs of food,
drink, technology. Open year-round.
Info www/qnsurbanmkt.com.
Fridays 5-9 pm / Saturdays 11 am-6 pm
Sunnyside Greenmarket (and Textile &
Battery Recycling 9 am-1 pm; Food Scrap
Collection 10 am-1 pm) Cash, EBT, Debit,
Credit, WIC, FMNP. Skillman Ave & 43
St. - Saturdays, to Dec 20, 8 am-3 pm
Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival
Pony rides, live entertainment, games,
food, vendors, bargains, more.
Oct 19, noon-6 pm

ONGOING; ORGANIZATIONS

(* = newly added listings)

COMMUNITY MEETINGS CLUBS

American Legion Post 298
30-61 87 St, East Elmhurst.
1st Mon, 8 pm
American Legion & Ladies Aux. Post
118 89-02 91st St, Woodhaven,
718.846.6116. • 2nd/3rd Mon, 8 pm
Angelo Graci Republican Club
Community Center of Christ Lutheran
Church, 101 Ave & 86 St, Ozone Park.
Every 4th Tues, not Jul, Aug, Dec)
Bella Italia Mia ($5m/ $7nm) Christ
the King HS, 3rd Floor, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village.
Clinton Democratic Club Mtg.
Vallone & Vallone LLP, 25-59 Francis
Lewis Blvd, Flushing, 718.428.7285.
Dutch Kills Civic Assn. Mtg. Growing
Up Green Charter School, 39-37 28 St,
LiC. Every 2nd Thurs, 7:30 pm (not
Jan, Jul, Aug)
Environmental Protection Weekly
Pipeline Newsletter accepts announcements, feedback, suggestions newsletter@ dep.nyc.gov.
Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens 29-21 21
Ave, Astoria, 718.204.2444, www.italianfederation.com.
FDNY free fire safety presentations
Minimum two weeks notice required
718.281.3870.
Flushing Camera Club
Flushing Hospital, Auditorium, 146-01
45 Ave (enter Burling St), 718.749.
0643, www.flushingcameraclub.org.
1st, 3rd & 5th Weds, 7:15 pm (confirm
on website)
Greater Woodhaven Devel. Corp.
Mtg. St. Thomas the Apostle, 87-40 88
St, Woodhaven.
Every 4th Tues, 7:30 pm
Queens Best Toastmasters Club
Public Speaking / Effective
Communication. Elmhurst Hospital,
Conference Rm. A-1-15, 79-01
Broadway.
1st, 3rd, 5th Sat, 10 am - 12:15 pm
Rego Hills Republican Club 28th A.D.
Sizzler Restaurant, 100-27
Metropolitan Ave, Forest Hills,
718.275.6005. Every 3rd Tues, 7:30 pm
Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce
Luncheons Dazies restaurant, 39-41
Queens Blvd, Sunnyside. Every 2nd
Tues, 12:30 pm.
United Forties Civic Assn. St Teresa
Parish Ctr., 50 Ave & 45 St, Woodside.
Every 2nd Thurs., 7 pm
VFW Post 4787 monthly meeting 19-12
149 St, Whitestone. Every 2nd & 4th
Mon.
VFW, John V. Daniels Jr. Post 2813
montly meeting NEW address: 47-53 43
St, Sunnyside, 718.335.0700. Every 3rd
Saturday, 2 pm.

Vietnam Veterans of America, Queens
Chapter 32 New location: 19-12 149
St, Whitestone, 11357, 718.830.0037
(previously at 88-61 76 Ave, Glendale).

COMMUNITY BOARDS, EDUC. & PCT.

108th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. Sunnyside Community Svcs., 43-
31 39 St, ground fl., Sunnyside.
110th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. VFW 150, 51-11 108 St, Corona,
info 718.426.9112.
112th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. 68-40 Austin St, Forest Hills.
Every 3rd Weds, 7:30 pm; Except
September Mtg: MONDAY, Sept. 16
114th Precinct Community Cncl.
Mtg. Riccardo’s by the Bridge, 21-01
24th Ave, LIC. Every 4th Tues, 7 pm
Community Bd. 1 Mtg. Info 718-626-
1021. Every 3rd Tues.
Community Bd. 2 Mtg. Community
Bd. 2 Mtg. Info www.QueensCB.org,
718.533.8773.
Community Bd. 3 Board Mtg.
718.458.2707, www.cb3qn.nyc.gov.
Every 3rd Thurs (call for time and location) Community Bd. 4 Mtg. VFW Post 150,
51-11 108 St, Corona, 718.760.3141.
Every 2nd Tues.
Community Bd. 5 Mtg: Christ the
King H.S. Cafeteria, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village
Community Bd. 6 Mtg. Kew Gardens
Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens
Rd, Ste. 202. Info 718.263.9250
Community Bd. 7 Mtg. 718.359.2800
Community Bd. 9 Mtg. For location
call 718.286.2686 • Every 2nd Tues.
Comm. Educ. Council 24 Mtg. Info.
718.418.8160, Glendale. Every 4th
Tues. location TBA.
Comm. Educ. Council Dist. 25 Mtg.
30-48 Linden Pl., Rm. 407, Flushing,
confirm 718.281.3786. Every 1st Weds,
7 pm
Comm. Dist. Ed. Council 26 M.S. 67,
51-60 Marathon Pkwy, Room B44A,
Little Neck. Info 718.631.6927,
Bayside (meets monthly, call for info).

GENERAL INTEREST

AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening,
support. www.americaworks.com, 212.
599.5627.
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Amazing Animals Rescue and
Adoptions Whitestone, 718.795.3880.
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animal Lovers Rescue and
Adoptions Whitestone, 718.740.3076.
-Animals Can’t Talk 718.393.7535
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, 71-03 80 St,
Glendale, 718.326.6070, www.bobbiandthe strays.org /Adopt.aspx.
-Francis’ Friends Astoria, 347.393.

3649
-Kitty Caretakers of Queens Astoria,
Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside:
718-779-8402, 718.205.1792
-Loving Touch Rescue Flushing,
718.224.8629.
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps find
homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
www.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Business Assistance Calendar For business owners seeking assistance in skills.
www.queensbp.org.
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
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848 x11
Thurs 9:30 am-noon
-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
Forever Graffiti Free Form may be
completed and submitted electronically
at www.nyc.gov/graffitifreeNYC
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The #2
cancer killer. Age 50+, once a decade.
Info for screening American Cancer Soc
800.227.2345.
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings 3rd
Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc 32-33A
Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
718.651.1917.
Immigration Legal Svcs, Free Cncl.
Weprin, 73-03 Bell Blvd, Oakland
Gdns. 1st Tues thru Jun. 4, 2013, 10 am-
4 pm (by appointment, 718.468. 0137)
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands
of jobs on construction projects by Gov.
Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/ jobs/regional. shtm.
Medicaid, SNAP Screenings By Cncl.
Ferreras, 32-33A Junction Blvd, E.
Elmhurst, info 718.651.1917.
Every 3rd Thursday
NYC CERT: Community Emergency
Response Team 10-week training program. www.queens1cert.org.
NYC Recovers: Work Progress
Program Qualified service providers
needed to deliver program. Program reimburses wages paid to hurricane-affected
residents age 16+. Visit www.nyc.gov,
NYC Recovers: Work Progress link.
Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA) Can help get noncustodial parents’ child support, help locate them,
paternity, court orders, medical support,
collection. One Honeywell Ave, LIC,
718.784.6979.
Rapid Repairs From Hurricane Sandy
damage. Questions on completed work
can be addressed at 212.615.8366, email

RapidRepairsCare@recovery.nyc. gov.
Riders Alliance Organizing mass transit
riders for affordable fares, service restoration, general improvements. www.ridersny.org.
Queens Econ. Devel. Corp. Resources
for small business owners, entrepreneurs,
General Queens events. Info
718.263.0546, www.queensny.org/qedc/
Sunnyside Community Svcs.
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications. 718.784.6173 x110.
-Free training to be Home Health Aide,
job placement. 718.784.6160 x338.
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
Taxi-Smart Card Alternative to Accessa Ride. City Dept. for the Aging and
Mayor’s Office for People with
Disabilities. Enrollee pays $12.50, for
$100 worth of rides, up to $437.50. Info
212.442.3026, 212.788.2830.
Tuesday Night Cruise ($3 don.) Benefits
St. Mary’s Children’s Hosp, Bayside. AT:
Resorts World Casino VIP Parking Lot,
Rockaway Blvd & 109 St. Info
917.385.2322, 917.682.5362.
To Nov 12, 5-9 pm
Workforce 1 Career Ctr, LaGuardia
Community College 29-10 Thomson
Ave, Rm C-400, 4th Fl. LiC,
718.609.2130, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.
Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

SUPPORT GROUPS

Adult Protective Svcs. For 18 years or
older, mentally/physically impaired;
abused, neglected or exploited. Call 311;
212.630.1853 or www.nyc.gov/apsrefer.
Al-Anon 21-64 41 St, Astoria,
718.728.2948.
Co-Dependents Anonymous, Women
85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, 718.805.1032.
Fridays, 10 - 11:45 am
Domestic Violence 37-63 76 St,
Jackson Heights, 718.639.8370.
Helping Hands for the Disabled: Be a
Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours w/ a
disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
Emotions Anonymous Victoria Congregational Church, 148 St & 87 Ave,
Briarwood, 718.938.8869.
Weds 7:30 pm
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network For those caring for
Alzheimer’s, dementia, chronic illness
patients. Support, counseling, info,
referrals. 718.777.6941.
Jackson Heights Al-Anon At St.
Mark’s Episcopal Church, 82 St & 34
Ave, 1st Floor, Parish House,
718.457.1511 - Tuesdays, 8:30 pm

Jovenes (Youth) AA
www.jovenesqueensaa.com. 102- 08
Northern Blvd, Corona, 718.426.7467
Lexington Hearing & Speech Center
Hearing testing, infants to seniors,
www.lexnyc.org, 718.350.3171.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental
Illness of Queens/Nassau)
Zucker Hillside Hosp., Sloman Aud., 266
St & 76 Ave, Glen Oaks, 718.347.7284.
Narcotics Anonymous
www.westernqueensna.org,
718.962.6244
OCA 85-18 61 Rd, Rego Park, www.
obsessivecompulsiveanonymous.org,
917.443.0355. Saturdays at 10:30 am
Overeaters Anonymous
www.queensoa.org
42-11 155 St, Flushing. Fridays
Queens Community House Caregiver
Support Groups:
-1st & 3rd Mondays, 6-7:30 pm info &
reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, #202, Kew Gardens.
-2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 1-2:30 pm, info &
reg: 718.268.5960 x226, 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, #202, Kew Gardens.
-1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 6-7:30 pm, info
& reg: 718.592-5757 x230, 108-25 62
Dr, Forest Hills.
-Russian Caregiver Education Group
Last Thursday each month, info & reg:
718.592-5757 x247, 108-25 62 Dr,
Forest Hills.
Queens Counseling Svcs. of
Foundation for Religion and Mental
Health 43-43 Bowne St, 1st fl.,
Flushing, 718.461.6393.
Samuel Field Y 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org. Programs: Adult Ctr.,
Afterschool, learning disabled, singles,
parents, space for parties.
-Early Stage Dementia Care program:
Support group, word games, exercise,
current events, music, trips - Tues &
Thurs, 10 am-2 pm; Caregiver support
for spouses, Weds; Adult child group
Tues. Info 718.225.6750x331 or x243
SMART Recovery
www.smartrecovery.org. 97-29 64 Rd,
Rego Park, 212.631.1198. Sundays
Strong Kids Campaign (YMCA)
238-10 Hillside Ave, Bellerose,
718.479.0505.
Venture House 25th Anniversary
Celebration Voluntary psychosocial
program or “clubhouse”. 150-10
Hillside Ave, Jamaica, www.nycharities.org • Sept 19
Women’s Support Group
Kissena Jewish Center, 43-43 Bowne
St, Flushing, info & reg. 718.461.6393.
Alternating Thurs, 10 am

ARTS

BARNES & NOBLE 176-60 Union
Tpke, Fresh Meadows, 718.380.7077.
-Open Mic Poetry (2nd Mon)
-Weekly Storytimes (Sat only, 11 am)
FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Pl,

718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org.
LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE 31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC.
718.482.5055, www.lagcc.cuny.edu/
www.laguardiaperformingarts.org.
LOUIS ARMSTRONG HOUSE (40
min. tours $10/$7 seniors, students,
children/ $0m, children under 4) 34-
56 107 St, Corona, group rates:
718.478.8274. www.LouisArmstrong
House.org.
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC,
718.784.2084.
MUSEUM OF THE MOVING
IMAGE 35 Ave & 36 St, Astoria,
718.784.0077, 718.777.6800, www.mov
ingimage.us.
NOGUCHI MUSEUM ($10/ $5 seniors, student ID/ $0 under 12, NYC public H.S. ID) 9-01 33 Rd, LIC,
718.204.7088, www.noguchi.org.
-Hammer, Chisel, Drill: Noguchi’s
Studio Practice Artist-in-Residence
weekends
-Open Studio ($5) • 1st Sun
-Isamu Noguchi Catalogue Raisonne
Online: www.catalogue.noguchi.org.
QUEENS COLLEGE 65-30 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.997.5000.
Aaron Copland School of Music
Concerts almost daily, info
718.997.3800
-QC Opera Studio; QC Orchestra;
QC Choral Society, faculty, student
ensembles, alumni, guests (Donation
suggested) Daily schedule www.qc.
cuny.edu/music, 718.997.3800.
-Queens College Evening Readings to
Apr 8, 2014 - 7 pm
-Queens Symphony Orchestra Family
Concerts to Apr 6, 2014 - noon
-Chamber Music Live to December
13, 10 am; Revelations: Arts
Education for Young People
To May 14, 2014, 10:00 am
-Free Social Anxiety Support &
Treatment for Queens Residents QC
Psychological Ctr. Email contact info,
best times, & whether it’s ok to leave a
msg. to QCPC@qc.cuny.edu.
-Godwin-Ternbach Museum 405
Klapper Hall, 718.997.4747, www.
qcpages.qc.cuny.edu/godwin-ternbach/.
QUEENS MUSEUM OF ART
Flushing Meadows Park, 718.592.
9700, www.queensmuseum.org.
Open Studios for Young Adults w/
Autism and Adults w/Special Needs
Reg: email mitra@queensmuseum.org.
(schedule online)
-Panorama of the City of New York
-World’s Fair Visible Storage
-Shade Garden: Floral Lamps from
the Tiffany Studios
-From Watersheds to Faucets: The
Marvel of NYC’s Water Supply
System
-Drop-in Family Workshops (free)
Second Sundays 1:30-4:30 pm
-Metlife Foundation Second Sundays
for Families
-Free Museum Tours Sun. 2, 3, 4 pm
QUEENS THEATRE
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park

www.queenstheatre.org, 718.760.0064.
QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY
COLLEGE Performing Arts Ctr., 222-
05 56 Avenue Bayside. Info, tix
718.631.6311, www.visitqpac.org.
Queens Symphonic Band Openings for
woodwind, brass, bass and percussion
instrumentalists. No audition required,
sit in on next concert - Dec 8. Bring
your instrument. Info 718.340.8324.
Rehearsals Wednesdays, 7:15-9:45 pm
SOCRATES SCULPTURE PARK
32-01 Vernon Blvd., LIC, 718.956.
9819, wwwsocratessculpturepark.org.
YORK COLLEGE MUSIC
Concerts almost daily, 94-20 Guy R.
Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, 718-262-2000.

ARTS OTHER

Calpulli Music Mexican accordion
class ($10 adults/ donation age 10-18)
Astoria School of Fine Arts, 38-01 23
Ave, 2nd Fl., Astoria, 718.507.2617.
Forest Hills Symphony Orchestra
Auditions/ rehearsals. Forest Hills
Jewish Ctr., 106-06 Queens Blvd.
Wednesdays, 7:30-10 pm
Greek Folk Dancing Classes (free) 26-
80 30 St, Astoria, info, reg
718.726.7329 - Adults: Saturdays 2-
3:30 pm; Children: Fridays, 6-7 pm
Green Space dance studio, 37-24 24 St,
LiC
Italian Language Classes for
Children ($150, 10-1hr classes, immersion) Cultural Assn. of the Molise
Region, 31-16 36 Ave, LIC, info, reg:
camr-uco.org - Saturdays, To Mar 8, 9-
10 am; Adults class (10-2 hr classes) To
Mar 12; Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30 pm
Laughing Devil Comedy Club 47-38
Vernon Blvd, LIC, 347.913.3845 •
Laughing Devil Presents - best comics
in NY ($20), every Fri & Sat, 8 & 10:30
pm • She-Devils, Sundays 8 pm ($15) •
The Big Thing ($10) Pros on the rise,
every Weds, 8 pm • Devil Science
Theater 3K ($6) Cult films & alcohol &
comedians, every Thurs, 10:30 pm, info
www.DST3K.com.
Laughing Devil Development Stage
Open mic, writing workshops, sketches,
improv. Bread Box Cafe, 47-11 11 St,
LIC • Thurs 6 & 8 pm
Secret Theatre Musicals, 44-02 23 St,
LIC, tix www.secrettheatre.com.
-Children’s Theatre every Saturday, 2
pm: Princess Particular alternating w/
Pirate Pete’s Parrot ($15/ $10 children/
4-pack $40)
Thalia Spanish Theatre 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside,
718.729.3880

FREE HOURS OR SUGGESTED DONATION MUSEUMS:

Flushing Town Hall (gallery)
Jamaica Center for Arts and
Learning: (Gallery free at all times)
King Manor Museum
MoMA PS1

Museum of the Moving Image:
(free Fridays 4-8 pm)
Noguchi Museum:
(First Fridays, pay what you wish)
Queens County Farm Museum
Queens Museum of Art
Sculpture Center

HEALTH

BAY TERRACE CTR OF SAMUEL
FIELD Y 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
718.423.6111.
Afternoon Enrichment Classes ages 3-5
Mon-Fri, 2-4 pm (science discovery;
cooking; literacy class; yoga class;
music)
CENTRAL QUEENS YM&YWHA
67-09 108 Street, Forest Hills, 718-268-
5011, www.cqy.org.
-Play Gym Pre-register
-Ballet Classes w. Yana Volkova, Mon
and Fri, ages 5-12, info x500 or e-mail
dberman@cqy.org. Register now.
CROSS ISLAND YMCA 238-10
Hillside Ave, Bellerose.
ymcanyc.org/crossisland.
-Afterschool Programs - To Jun. 20
EMBLEMHEALTH NEIGHBORHOOD CARE 206-20 Linden Blvd,
Cambria Heights. Info www.ehnc.com,
866.539.0999. Most events are RSVP/
Registration required, 646.476.1294.
-Living w/ Diabetes (cooking, medication) - Low-Impact Zumba - Fall
Fitness Workout - Sitting Exercise -
Relaxing Massage - Chair Yoga -
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Family-to-Family Program - Meditation
Made Easy - Info on Health Care
Reform - Cellphones for Elders -
Manage High Blood Pressure
Medication - Caregivers Support Group
- Medicare 101.
MOUNT SINAI QUEENS Free health
events at various locations, registration
required, 718.267.4333, (registration
and more events www.mshq.org/
events).
-Prana Yoga for Busy People, Douris
Tower, 27-40 Hoyt Ave South, 2nd Floor
Exercise Room, Astoria. Tuesdays, 6:30
pm. Registration required.
-Yoga, age 50+ Douris Tower, 27-40 Hoyt
Ave South, 2nd Floor Exercise Room,
Astoria - Tuesdays, 11 am & noon (registration required)
-Flu Shots ($15)
NEW YORK HOSPITAL QUEENS 56-
45 Main St., Flushing / 174-03 Horace
Harding Exwy, Fresh Meadows. Call for
schedule, pre-registration, 718.670.1695.
Schedule info NYHQ.org events link.
-Support Groups: Diabetes Educ., New
Moms, Look Good-Feel Better Female
Cancer (Cancer Ctr, 56 Ave & 141 St),
Man to Man Prostate Cancer (Cancer Ctr),
Stress Management for Heart Patients;
Massage Therapy and Reflexology;
Balance and Strength Training; Tai Chi
Class; Yoga; Scrapbooking for Premie
Parents.
NO-COST DIGITAL MAMMOGRAMS

and Clinical Breast Exams
American-Italian Cancer Foundation.
Regularly comes to various communities.
For women age 50+ w/o insurance; 40+
w/insurance, annual recommended. Call
for info and appointment near you
(required) 877.628.9090.
SAMUEL FIELD Y
Programs: Adult Ctr., Afterschool,
learning disabled, singles, parents,
space for parties. 58-20 Little Neck
Pkwy, Little Neck, 718.225.6750
www.sfy.org.
-Early Stage Dementia Care
Program: Support group, word games,
exercise, current events, music, trips -
Tues & Thurs, 10 am-2 pm; Caregiver
support for spouses, Weds; Adult child
group Tues. Info 718.225.6750x331 or
x243
-Early Childhood Program ages 2-5
Bay Terrace, 212-00 23 Ave, Bayside,
Bradley Richman, 718.423.6111 (registration ongoing)
-Ongoing program for developmentally disabled children (ages 3-5; join
any time):
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play ($5 per
family) Bay Terrace Center, 212-00
23rd Ave, Bayside, 718.423.6111. Mon
3-4:30 pm
-Gym and Creative Exploration ($5 per
family) Little Neck, Weds 3-4:30 pm
-Wednesday Night Singles ($7m/
$10nm refreshments included)
Reservations, info Ilene Yair 718.225.
6750 x236. 2nd, 4th Weds, 7 - 9 pm
-Partner Abuse Counseling Program
Support, referrals to shelter and legal
svcs. Ongoing

HEALTH OTHER

Blood Donors Needed (Especially ONegative) To donate or organize a
drive, call NYCB 800.933.2566,
www.nybloodcenter.org.
Jewish Guild Healthcare Healthcare
services for visually impaired and multidisabled. Info 212.769.6263, www.guildhealth.org.
Scan Van Mobile Mammography
appointments required 800.564.6868

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

BAYSIDE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Fort Totten Park, North of 212 St and
Cross Island Pkwy. For info visit
www.baysidehistorical.org, or call
718.352.1548.
-Center for the Women of New York
Women’s history, conference, career
education ctr., 207 Totten Ave, Fort
Totten.
-Ongoing exhibits ($3 donation)
-Native Bayside; The Castle; If The
Hat Fits; Virtual Exhibit: Take a
Cruise Through the History of
Bayside 1639-2000.
CENTRAL QUEENS HISTORICAL
ASSN. A source for Queens photos not
available elsewhere; go to

www.CQHA.net or call 917.376.4496.
FLUSHING TOWN HALL
Northern Blvd & Linden Place,
718.463.7700, www.flushingtownhall
.org. (see Arts section for events)
GREATER ASTORIA HISTORICAL
SOCIETY 35-20 Broadway, 4th Fl.,
Astoria, 718.278.0700, www.astorialic.org.
GREATER RIDGEWOOD HISTORICAL 143-135 37 Ave, Flushing,
718.465. 1776. Open to the public Sat.
KING MANOR MUSEUM
King Park, Jamaica Ave at 153 St,
Jamaica, 718.206.0545, www.kingmanor.org. Tours & school/group programs, Thurs- Sun.
MAPLE GROVE CEMETERY
83-15 Kew Gardens Road; The Center
at Maple Grove, 127-15 Kew Gardens
Rd, Kew Gardens, 718.523.1876, www.
friendsofmaplegrove.org.
PAN-MACEDONIAN STUDIES
CENTER 149-14 14 Ave, Whitestone,
718.747.0488.
Movie Nights every other Friday
QUEENS HISTORICAL SOC.
Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave,
Flushing. 718.939.0647 x17.
www.queenshistoricalsociety.org.
-Third Tuesday Movie Matinees
($3/$2 students and seniors/$0m)
-Exhibit: Growing Up Queens: A
Study of Childhood in Our Unique
Borough.
WOODHAVEN CULTURAL & HISTORICAL SOC. Emanuel United
Church of Christ, 91 Ave & Woodhaven
Blvd, Woodhaven, 718.846.1907.

LIBRARY

QUEENS LIBRARY SYSTEM
Call 718.990.0700, or visit www.queen
slibrary.org for program information.
Long Island City branch Jeanne
Elmezzi Adult Learning Ctr., 37-44 21
St, LiC. Free English and Pre-GED
class, computer use 718.752.3720.
Central Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica.
-Children’s Library Discovery Center
Adjacent to Central Library • ongoing
Ravenswood Branch Family Literacy
Ctr., 35-32 21 St, LIC.
-GED Preparation for you & Early
Learning Program for your children
(drop-off) Mon-Thurs, 12:30-3:30 pm
Woodhaven Book Discussion Group
Woodhaven Branch, 85-41 Forest Pkwy,
718.849.1010. 3rd Weds, 2 pm
OTHER EVENTS call or visit online for
time & place & registration (see above):
Winter Arts & Crafts ages 5-11 yrs;
Mother Goose Infants ages 9-18 mos.;
STARs: Senior Theatre Acting Repertory;
ShapeUp NYC: Yoga/ Stretch;
Codecademy Lab free, easy online platform, learn computer languages Python,
HTML/CSS, Ruby, more; Microsoft
Office Suite; Driver Safety AARP;
English Conversation; New York Cares
Recruitment; GED Math; CPR Training;

Saving Energy and Money; Hula-
Hooping; Computer Classes, various languages; Book Discussions; Citizenship
Classes; Weekly Food Waste Drop-Off &
Composting; Project LeafDrop (no twigs,
branches); Learn to Grow; Green Crafts;
Eco-Crafts for Preschoolers; Toddler
Time; Belly Dance Workshop pre-register;
Zumba.

PARKS & RECREATION

AL OERTER RECREATION CENTER 131-40 Fowler Ave, Flushing.
New classes, low-cost membership:
Chair aerobics, wheelchair-friendly
exercise machines, basketball. Kids:
kickball, indoor soccer, flag football,
whiffleball; adults: dodgeball, walleyball, volleyball in evenings.
ALLEY POND ENVIRONMENTAL
CTR Pre-register for ALL events.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston,
718.229.4000, www.alleypond.com.
-Winter Birthday Parties ($250 and
up) Weekends 10-12 pm; 1-3pm, some
weekend evenings and weekdays.
-Children’s Nature Programs (ages 18
months thru high school) weekdays,
weekend, after school, winter recessbirthday parties, internships. Ongoing.
-Family & Adult Programs
Hiking Club, Astronomy, Knitting.
-Nature Education Programs ages 18
mos. - 4 yrs. Now registering for sessions
thru Dec. Call for info.
-(Knot Only) Knitting Circle ($3m/
$5nm per mtg) Every other Monday, 6-8
pm
Adventure Hour ages 18-36 mos.;
Storytime Safari ages 3-4, 5-7; Animal
Care Trainee ages 8-12 (call for info)

FLUSHING MEADOWS-CORONA
PARK Grand Central Pkwy, Whitestone
Expwy between 111 St and College
Point Blvd, Park Drive E / #7 train to
Mets-Willets Point Station.
FOREST PARK Union Tpke & Park
Lane, Woodhaven
FORT TOTTEN Fort Totten Visitor
Center, Bldg. 502, North of 212 St and
Cross Island Pkwy
QUEENS BOTANICAL GARDEN
43-50 Main St, Flushing, 718.886.3800,
www.queensbotanical.org. (free adm.
after 4 pm Sun)
-Fragile Beauty: Jamaica Bay
Landscapes
QUEENS COUNTY FARM MUSEUM 73-50 Little Neck Pkwy, Floral
Park, 718.347.3276, www.queensfarm.org.
QUEENS ZOO
-Interactive Discovery Center
53-51 111 St, Flushing Meadows-
Corona Park; 718.271.1500 or go to
www.queenszoo.com.
VOELKER ORTH MUS., BIRD
SANCTUARY, VICTORIAN GDN.
149-19 38 Ave, Flushing, 718.359.6227,
www.vomuseum.org.

SCHOOLS

BAYSIDE HS 32-24 Corporal Kennedy
St, Bayside, 718.229.7600, www.baysideshighschool.org.
-Updated Student Programs: Digital
Art & Design; Music Performance &
Production; Environmental Engineer
ing & Technology; Humanities &
Nonprofit Management; Computer
Programming & Web Design; Sports
Medicine & Management.
CUNY: NYC College Line
www.NYCCollegeLine.org. Constantly
updated info; Rapid support from professionals; readiness; admissions info;
financial aid; summer internships; visit,
join, or open online forums
LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLL.
31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC, 718.482.7244,
www.laguardia.edu/acereg.
-Free GED Program 718.482.5385
-Home to Work Ctr. For displaced
homemakers. Assessment, counseling,
referrals, workshops, computer & vocational training, job search assistance.
718.482.5166.
-Practical Nurse Program funding
available. 718.609.2130
-Veterans Only: Free Evening College
Prep and GED classes; Apply GI benefits; Computer Workshops: Tues & Thurs
6-9:30 pm, Rm C337. RSVP, limited seating. Elizabeth Allen 718.482.5386/
5231.

SENIOR EVENTS

AARP Chapter 2889: NEW ADDRESS:
Knights of Columbus Hall, 69-60 Grand
Ave, Maspeth 718.672.9890. Meetings
1st & 3rd Weds, 12 pm
ASTORIA RESTORATION ASSN
Help with Home Energy (HEAP)
Grants 31-28 Ditmars Blvd, Astoria,
718.726.0034. Ongoing
ATRIA KEW GDNS & LIGHTHOUSE INT’L. 117-01 84 Ave, Kew
Gardens, 718.441.0300.
BAYSIDE SENIOR CTR.
221-15 Horace Harding Expwy,
Bayside.
BENJAMIN ROSENTHAL PRINCE
STREET SENIOR CTR. Selfhelp
Community Services, 45-25 Kissena
Blvd, Flushing, 718.886.5777.
CENTRAL QUEENS YM/YWHA
S.C. 67-09 108 St, Forest Hills,
718.268.5011.
CCNS/PETER J. DellaMONICA S.C.
23-56 Broadway, Astoria,
718.626.1500.
FLUSHING HOUSE 38-20 Bowne St,
347-532-3025 or 718.762.3198.
FLUSHING-FRESH MEADOWS
JEWISH CTR. 193-10 Peck Ave, Fresh
Meadows, 718.357.5100.
FOREST HILLS S.C. 108-25 62nd Dr,
718.699.1010.
GLENRIDGE S.C. & ADVISORY
CTR. 59-03 Summerfield St,
Ridgewood 718.386.5136.
-Classic Movie Thursdays

HOWARD BEACH S.C.
156-45 84 St (entrance 85 St), Howard
Beach, 718.738.8100.
JOINT PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE FOR OLDER ADULTS
212.402.1127.
KEW GDNS COMMUNITY CTR.
80-02 Kew Gardens Rd, Suite 202, Kew
Gardens, 718.268.5960. Open M-F,
10am-4pm. Health, Arts, Taxes,
Medicare, Computers, Workshops,
Lectures. Call for schedule.
-French Conversation Mon, noon
-Dancercize Mon & Fri, 1-2 pm
-Belly Dancing Weds, noon
-Chair Yoga Thurs, 11:30 am
-Floor Yoga Fri, 11 am (bring a mat)
-Latin Dance Aerobics Thurs, 2 pm
-Comedy Workshop Fri, 9:30-10:45 am
NATIVITY B.V.M.—ST. STAN’S
SENIOR CENTER 101-41 91st Street,
Ozone Park (meets monthly, 1st & 3rd
Thursdays in the church basement).
PETER CARDELLA S.C.
68-52 Fresh Pond Rd, Ridgewood,
718.497.2908/ TTY 718.497.2589.
POMONOK S.C. 67-09 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing, 718.591.3377.
ESL for Chinese speakers Tues &
Thurs, 9-10:30 am; Knitting &
Crochet now Thurs, 1 pm; Learn
Mandarin Chinese Thurs, 1 pm.
QUEENS COMMUNITY HOUSE
108-25 62 Dr, Forest Hills,
718.591.3377.
Eviction Prevention Unit (EPU)
Negotiate w/landlords, identify emergency resources, stabilize long-term
living situation.
Free Legal Counseling: Power of attorney, medical proxy designation, advice.
By appointment, call above.
-Peer; Caregiver Support Groups

QUEENS INTERAGENCY COUNCIL ON AGING (QICA) Queens
Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd,
Room 319, Kew Gardens,
718.268.5954.
REGO PARK S.C. 93-29 Queens Blvd,
Rego Park, 718.896.8511. Free membership, classes, workshops, case assistance. Hot lunches served.
RIDGEWOOD OLDER ADULT CTR
& SVCS 59-14 70 Ave, Ridgewood,
718.456.2000.
SELF-HELP AUSTIN ST. S.C.
106-06 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills,
718.520.8197.

SELF-HELP BENJAMIN ROSENTHAL S.C. 45-25 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing, 718.459.5549.
SELF-HELP MASPETH 69-61 Grand
Ave, Maspeth, 718.429.3636.
STEINWAY S.C. 20-43 Steinway St,
Astoria; 718.728.8472.
-Lunch Special Suggested contribution
$1.50 age 60+, $3.50 under age 60.
Mon - Fri.
SUNNYSIDE COMMUNITY SVCS
CENTER FOR ACTIVE OLDER
ADULTS 43-31 39 St, Sunnyside,
718.784.6173.

STREET FAIRS/FLEA & FARMERS’ MARKETS

-Astoria Greenmarket 14 St, 31 Ave &
31 Rd • To Nov 20, 8 am-3 pm
-Corona Greenmarkets
Roosevelt Ave & 103 St. Fridays to
November 22, 8 am-3 pm
-Elmhurst Hospital Greenmarket
41 Ave, 80 & 81 Sts. Tuesdays, to
November 26, 8 am-4 pm
-Forest Hills Greenmarket &
Composting* Queens Blvd & 70th Ave.
Sundays, to Dec 29, 8 am-4 pm (Food
Scrap Collection 10 am-12 pm)
-Jackson Heights Greenmarket &
Composting* 34 Ave & 78 St, Sundays
Year Round, 8 am to 3 pm (Food Scrap
Collection from 9 am-12 pm; Textile
Recycling from 9 am-1:30 pm)
-LIC Youthmarket Vernon Blvd betw.
48 & 49 Aves. Vendors wanted, apply
www.nyc.gov/sapo.
To Nov 23, 8 am-8 pm
-Pomonok Community Farmers
Market Pomonok Neighborhood
Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd, Flushing,
Across from Queens College, Main
Gate • Fridays, 10 am-5 pm (thru Nov.)
-Queens Botanical Garden Farmers
Mkt Fridays (see Parks, QBG)
-Socrates Sculpture Park GrowNYC
Greenmarket & Composting* (see
Parks, Socrates)
-Sunnyside Greenmarkets &
Composting* Skillman Ave, betw. 42
& 43 Sts, Saturdays to Dec 21, 8 am-3
pm (Food scrap collection, 9 am-12 pm)

*Composting tips: freeze food scraps: fruit & vegs, coffee grounds & filters, tea bags, eggshells, nutshells, bread, pasta-no toppings. Please no meat, dairy, bones, or oily foods.

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