2017-11-08 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

Dates & times are subject to change. SEND INFO TWO WEEKS PRIOR to the event (this is a WEEKLY paper) to qgazette@aol.com, or 42-16 34th Ave, Astoria 11101.

ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern
Blvd. visit flushingtownhall.org for a
full list of events.
-Interactive Meistersinger by Opera
Pomme Rouge ($5/free for members
and students). Nov 12, 3 pm.
-Carol Sudhalter’s Astoria Big Band:
Memories of Jazz in Queens ($16/$10
members and students). Nov 17, 8 pm.
-Fall for Kunqu ($16/$10 members and
students). Nov 18, 1:30 pm,
LIC Arts Open 44-02 23 St, #321,
LIC. More info at licartsopen.org
-Apply to be in Open Festival Fall
Salon exhibition, happening Nov 16-19.
Go online for more info.
-Fire & Clay. LIC Arts Open Gallery,
30-30 47 Rd, LIC, through Nov 30.
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, LIC
-Warm Up 2017. Landmark 20th season
begins July 1. Tix on sale now for all
events, including ltd $98 pkg/10 dates.
Call 718.784.2084 x 0 for advance tix.
LIC residence w/ proof of residency in
ZIPs 11101-11109 recieve 1 free ticket.
Tix $18 adv., $22 day-of; MoMA
Members $16; MoMA PS1+ Members
$13. Info & purchase at
mo.ma/1998package
-Cathy Wilkes Exhibition. Open
through Mar 11, 2018.
-After-Hours Viewings of James
Turrell’s Meeting! ($20), every Mon
beginning May 8, 2018
Noguchi Museum Public
Programming 9-01 33 Rd, for more
info call 718.204.7088
-Shaping Soft Stone ($10-$20, ages
18+). Nov 12.
-Center of Attention: Gonzalo
Fonseca’s “Piazza,” 1985. Hour-long
discussion focused on a single work of
art. Nov 12, 3:30-4:30 pm.
-Artists at Noguchi Film Screening
“Membra Disjecta: Gonzalo Fonseca
and the Heart of Stone” (free). RSVP
required to
publicprograms@noguchi.org. Nov 15,
6:30 pm, door at 6 pm.
Queens College 65-30 Kissena Blvd
-Kristallnacht Commemoration Focus
on Movie “Casablance,” Refugess in its
Cast, and the Holocaust’s Impact on
Film Professionals in Europe. Goldstein
Theatre, Nov 12, 2-4 pm.
-Sustaining Diverse and Inclusive
Communities. For info and registration,
visit mellondiversity.qc.cuny.edu or call

718.997.5210. Onsite registration at 8
am on Nov 13. President’s Lounge,
Student Union Ballroom, Nov 13-14.
-An Evening With Gladys Knight ($39-
$115). Colden Auditorium, Nov 9, 8
pm.
-The Fabric of Cultures: Systems in the
Making (free). Queens College Art
Center, through Dec 15.
-Exhibition: Design Faculty at Queens
College (free). Godwin-Ternbach
Museum, through Dec 16.
-Sweet Honey in the Rock ($35) ,
Colden Auditorium. Tickets avail now
online presale code: HONEY18. Jan 14.
Queens Council on the Arts 37-11 35
Ave, Astoria
-QCA’s 2018 Arts Access and New
Yorks Grant Programs have increased
grants of $1,000-$5,000 available. Visit
QCA website for more info.
- SU- CASA Artist- in- Residence
Program to Create Art with Senior
Population, deadline for application
Nov 15.
-Queens Emerging Artists Business
Prize Awards Ceremony. Nov 29, 6-8
pm.
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org
-Creative Watercolor in Mandarin. Nov
11, 1-4 pm.
-Opening Reception: “Migrant
Kitchens, Portraits and Short Films,
from the Margins.” Nov 12, 2-5 pm.
-Free Drop-In Family Workshops
Saturdays, 1-4 pm
-Free Guided Tours 2 pm (English), 3
pm (Spanish), 4 pm Panorama of the
City of New York Tour (English)
-Save the Date, Save Your Costume!
Spooktacular Family Fundraiser. With a
monster playground with furry creatures on skateboards, jellyfish on Coney
Island roller coasters, skyscrapers full
of grumpy gremlines, join the costume
party for live music, scavenger hunts,
raffle prizes, treats, and more. Jan 27, 2-
4 pm.
-Patty Chang: The Wondering Lake
2009-2017. On view through Feb 18,
2018
-Sable Elyse Smith: Ordinary Violence.
On view through Feb 18, 2018
-Never Built New York: Dare To Dream
Back the project on Kickstarter & get
special ltd. edition rewards incl. 3D
printed models used on the Panorama, a
blueprint form the 1939 World’s Fair,
signed copies of the Never Built New
York book & more. On view through
Feb 18, 2018
-Anna K.E.: Profound Approach and
Easy Outcome. On view through Feb
18, 2018
-A Passion for Tiffany Lamps Thru

April, 2018
-Adopt-A-Building on the Famed
Panorama ($50-$1000) Info
718.592.9700 x 141, or dw@queensmuseum.org. Ongoing.
Queensborough Performing Arts
Center 222-05 56 Ave, Bayside, call
718.631.6311 or visit
www.visitqpac.org to purchase tickets
and for more info.
-Ball in the House (tickets $39-$45).
Nov 11, 8 pm.
-Debby Boone: Swing This! with The
Diva Jazz Orchestra (tickets $29-$45).
Nov 19, 3 pm.
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01
Vernon Blvd, LIC. Info 718.956.1819,
socratessculpturepark.org
-Free Yoga In The Park Every Sat/Sun.
York College All events at Milton G.
Bassin Performing Arts Center, 94-95
Guy R Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, unless
stated otherwise.
-Bayo Fayemi & Friends, Nov 9, 8 pm.
-York College Gospel Choir. St Paul
United Methodist Church, 173-01 108
Ave, Jamaica, Nov 12, 3:30 pm.
-York College Big Band Preview, Nov
15, 7 pm.

ARTS OTHER:

BOTANICAL Group Exhibition at
Local Project 11-27 44 Rd, LIC,
through Nov 11.
-Closing Potluck Dinner, Nov 11, 4 pm.
Celebrate Hell Gate: Photographic
Perspectives of a Majestic Bridge
RSVP to robin@tstudioeventspace.com
or 718.278.8579. T Studio, 38-01 23
Ave, Astoria, Nov 10, cocktail reception
6-8 pm.
Dances of the World at Thalia
Spanish Theatre ($40-$45) 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside, through
Nov 16.
Green Space 37-24 24 St, LIC.
Advance sale tickets online at
www.greenspacestudio.org.
-Take Root ($15 adv/$20-$22 at door).
Nov 10 & 11, 8 pm.
-Fertile Ground New Works Showcase
($13 adv/$13-$15 at door). Nov 12, 7
pm.
Kelly Akashi: Long Exposure
SculptureCenter, 44-19 Purves St, LIC,
through Dec 18, 11 am-6 pm.
Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema
Second Annual Event 2018 Film submissions now open.
“Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme” by
Moliere (sugg’d donation $12-$15)
Reservations at 718.268.7772. Saint
Luke’s Church, 85 Greenway South,
Forest Hills, through Nov 12.
LeHavre Arts & Crafts Show (free
entry) Live music, raffle, and refreshments

available, call 718.767.2277 for
more info. 168-68 9 Ave, Whitestone,
Nov 12, 11 am-3 pm.
“Pirate Pete’s Parrot” and “Princess
Particular” ($10 Children/$15 Adults).
The Secret Theatre, 44-02 23 St, LIC,
alternating weekends, sched online,
2:30 pm.
“Rent Control” Presented by Greek
Cultural Center Tickets at greekculturalcenter.org, for more info contact
info@greekculturalcenter.org or
718.726.7329. 26-80 30 St, B2, Astoria,
through Nov 12.
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria
This week: Frank Connigg’s Cartoon
Dump, Jerry and Barry Present, Golden
Girls Bingo, Neato Bedito, Relationshit,
The Revolutio, End of the Line
Comedy, Social Media Crash Course,
Freelance Basics, Madams of the
Universe, Musical Mayhem, DIY
Stamp Creation, Embroidery for
Beginners, Astoria Woman’s Improv,
Myq Kaplan and Friends, Harmon
Leon’s Big Fat Racist Show, Stand Ups
Improvise TED Talks, Go Ricki!,
Christian Finnegan’s “My Goodness”
Sunnyside Artists: Crafters & Artists
of Queens Local/Handmade Queens
of Angels Church parish center, corner
of 44th St and Skillman Ave, Nov 12,
9:30 am-4:30 pm.

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

BP Katz All events at Queens Borough
Hall (120-55 Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed, for more info call
718.286.3000
-Annual Veterans Day Observance
Ceremony Hosted by BP Katz, Nov 8,
11 am.
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing,
Nov 9, 10:30 am.
-Queens Borough Board, Nov 13, 5:30
pm.
-Queens Borough Cabinet, Nov 14,
9:30 am.
-Hate Crime Forum Hosted by DA
Brown and BP Katz. RSVP at hcforum@queensda.org or 718.286.6413,
Nov 14, 4 pm.
-New York State Citizen Preparedness
Corps Training Program. Pre-registration required at www.prepare.ny.gov.
Robert Ross Johnson Family Life
Center, 172-17 Linden Blvd, St. Albans,
Nov 14, 7:30 pm.
Celebration Ride & Party for New
Protected Bike Lane on Northern
Blvd Meet at Peak Bikes, 42-42 235 St,
Douglaston, Nov 12, 12 pm.
Central Queens YM & YWHA 67-09
108 St, Forest Hills. All events open to
the public, $8 voluntary donation is
requested. For more info visit

www.cqy.org or call 718.268.5011.
-“I Was Told to Come Alone”: A
Muslim Reporter Tells Her Story,
Behind the Lines of Jihad. Nov 13, 1:30
pm.
Community Board 2 Toy Drive for
Needy Children Drop off donations at
the CB2 office Monday through Friday,
9 am-5 pm, through Dec 15.
Community Board 5 Meeting Christ
the King High School, 68-02
Metropolitan Ave, Middle Village, Nov
8, 7:30 pm.
Community Board 6 Meeting Kew
Gardens Community Center, 80-02
Kew Gardens Rd, Suite 202, Kew
Gardens, Nov 8, 7:45 pm.
Community Board 7 Meeting Union
Plaza Care Center, 33-23 Union St,
Flushing, Nov 13, 7 pm.
Community District Education
Council 30 PS 122, 21-21 Ditmars
Blvd, Astoria, Nov 13, 6:30 pm.
Dutch Kills Civic Association
General Meeting Growing Up Green
Charter School, 39-37 28 St, Nov 9,
7:30 pm.
Greater Flushing Chamber of
Commerce Presents: Greenmarket
WIC, SNAP/EBT, debit & credit cards
accepted. Kissena Blvd & Maple Ave,
Wednesdays through Nov 22, 8 am-4
pm.
Hunters Point Civic Association
Meeting New York Irish Center, 10-40
Jackson Ave, LIC, Nov 14.
Hurricane Relief
-FDNY Collection for Puerto Rico.
Only diapers, baby food, first aid supplies, and feminine hygiene products,
must all be sealed. Drop off between 7
am-9 pm at Engine 316, 27-12 Kearney
Street (East Elmhurst); Engine
289/Ladder 138, 97-28 43 Ave
(Corona); Engine 307/Ladder 154, 81-
17 Northern Blvd (Jackson Heights).
-CM Constantides’s Office Hurricane
Relief Donation Drive Drop Off Site.
31-09 Newton Ave.
-CM Crowley’s Office Hurricane Relief
Drop Off Site. Shops at Atlas Mall, 71-
19 80 St, suite 8-303, Glendale, Mon-
Fri, 9 am-5 pm.
-Mayor de Blasio set up 18 drop off
locations around NYC through the
Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York
City. Go to
www1.nyc.gov/site/fund/index.page for
full list of drop off locations and time
set up across the borough.
-Sen. Comrie, Queens Elected Leaders,
and NYPD Hurricane Relief Drive.
Drop-off locations are 100th, 101st,
102nd, 103rd, 105th, 106th, 107th, and
113th NYPD Precincts.
-Emergency Relief Drop Off Point for
Puerto Rico, the US Virgin Islands,

Carribean Islands, and Mexico.
Collecting water, canned goods, flashlights, and batteries. 100-13 Astoria
Blvd, East Elmhurst, Mon-Fri 11 am-7
pm, Sat 11 am-4 pm, Sun 2 pm-6 pm.
-Grand Amateur Radio Club Connects
Families to Loved Ones in Puerto Rico
and Carribean Locations. Contact station at k2gsg@gardenschool.org.
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.
Italian Charities of America, Inc. 83-
20 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst.
-Flea Market. Nov 11, 9 am-4 pm.
-Saturday Night Dance ($12/$10 members entrance fee). Nov 18, 8 pm-12 am.
-Italian Language Lessons (10 lessons
for $100). Call 718-478-3100 to reserve
or for info. Specify level: beginner,
intermediate, or advanced. Saturdays
through December.
Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside will meet
the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every
month at Sidetracks 45-08 Queens
Blvd, Sunnyside 6:30 pm.
LICity/Astoria Lions Club will meet
second Tuesday of the month at the
Irish Center 1040 Jackson Ave, LIC, 7
pm.
LIC Partnership 30th Annual
Awards Gala with 350+ business,
civic, and community leaders. Melrose
Ballroom, 36-08 33 St, LIC, Nov 14, 6-
8 pm.
Macy’s Flushing Snowflake Lighting
and Santa Meet Kids Department, 4th
floor, 136-50 Roosevelt Ave, Flushing,
Nov 13, 4-5:30 pm.
Peralta Human & Civil Rights Task
Force Call Sen. Peralta’s district office
in order to join at 718.205.3881. If in
need of assistant, call the Independent
Democratic Conference’s toll-free
emergency hotline for immigration
legal services at 800.213.6385.
Queens Economic Development
Corporation 120-55 Queens Blvd,
Suite 309, for more info call
718.263.0546
-Legal Clinic. Nov 15, 5:30 pm.
-Women’s Power Networking
Breakfast: Are You Ready to Get Press
Coverage? Nov 16, 8:30 am.
-Entrepreneurial Assistance Program.
Includes how to write a business plan,
conduct industry and market research,
marketing and sales techniques, operations structure, technology to automate
and streamline business, legally structure your business, competitive positioning,

structure financial statements,
finance your business. The
Entrepreneur Space, 36-46 37 St, LIC,
classes through Dec 21.
-StartUp! Business Plan Competition.
Four classes required:
All About Business planning &
Research, Oct 7-Jan 10
Creative Sales & Marketing Strategies,
Oct 7-Jan 24
Business Operations & Management,
Oct 21-Jan 31
Developing Financial Statements, Oct
16-Jan 31
Legal Considerations For Start-Up
Businesses, Jan 4
St. John’s University Veterans Day
Celebration Light refreshments will be
served following each ceremony for
registered veterans and their families.
Call 718.990.5829 to RSVP. Queens
Campus, D’Angelo Center, Room 416;
meet at the flagpole opposite the
Kelleher Center, reception/rain location
is Black Box Theatre. Nov 9, 12:15 pm.
United Forties Civic Association Inc.
St. Teresa’s Parish Center, 50-22 44 St,
Woodside, Nov 16, 7 pm.
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the
United States John V. Daniels Jr. Post
No. 2813 Meeting 47-53 43 St,
Sunnyside, Nov 11, 2 pm.
We Love Whitestone Town Meeting
Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church
Basement, 150-05 12 Ave/150 St,
Whitestone, Nov 15, 7:30 pm.

DINE, DANCE, FUNDRAISERS:

Katch with DJ “Easy” Drink and
Food Specials 31-19 Newtown Ave,
Astoria
-Booking holiday parties and events w/
special packages, heated outdoor garden, business parties, and can help book
sport celebrity signings.

HEALTH:

American-Italian Cancer Foundation
Mobile, No-cost Digital
Mammograms & Clinical Breast
Exams Screening Program No copays 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).
-York College, 94-20 Guy R Brewer
Blvd, Jamaica, Nov 8, 2-4:30 pm.
-Damian Family Care Center, 137-50
Jamaica Ave, Jamaica, Nov 9.
-Cityview Pharmacy, 23-07 Astoria
Blvd, Astoria, Nov 11.
-The Korean Community Services, Sin
Kwang Church, 33-55 Bell Blvd,

Bayside, Nov 12.
American Red Cross Blood Donation
Opportunities Before Holiday Season
New York Racing Association, 110-00
Rockaway Blvd, Ozone Park, Nov 10, 9
am-3 pm.
Free Prostate Cancer Screenings Sen
Addabbo & Integrated Medical
Foundation for men over age 40 NOT
previously diagnosed w/ prostate cancer, w/ or w/o insurance. Bring self-addressed envelope & photo ID.
Screenings incl. PSA blood test. Space
is ltd., schedule an apt at 718.4971630
or 66-85 73 Pl.
Travel Warning for Pregnant
Women: Zika Virus May cause birth
defects. There is no vaccine; also sexually transmitted; may be no symptoms.
Info, maps of affected areas:
www.nyc.gov/health.

HISTORICAL:

Maple Grove Cemetery Victorian
Administration Building, 83-15 Kew
Gardens Rd, Kew Gardens. For more
info call 347.878.6614, visit
www.friendsofmaplegrove.org, or
email info@friendsofmaplegrove.org.
-Pet Bed Workshop (free). Nov 11,
2:30-5 pm.
-Reading & Discussion Program from
Humanities New York on World War I.
Through Nov 18, 10 am-11:30 am.
-Create Framed Jewelry Art Workshop
($25/$20 for members, fee includes all
supplies). Seats are limited, call or
email to reserve. Dec 17, 10 am-4 pm.

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Queens Library: 100s of events daily
visit www.queenslibrary.org, click on
programs; call Central Library
718.990.0700 or individual branches.
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.
Young Adult Literacy Program (open
to students 16-24, pre-register online)
Prepare to take Test of Adult Basic
Education to determine eligibility for
High School Equivalency, four day
classes per week begins Oct 2.
Queens College’s TAFT Institute
“Towards a More Perfect Union:
Making Your Voice Heard” Civics
Courses (free, open to general public).
Provides tools to become active participants in local and federal government.

For more info call 718.268.7934. Forest
Hills Library, 108-19 71 Ave, Forest
Hills. Starting Oct 5 over seven weeks.
Sunnyside Swap (free) Bring gently-used & working items, no furniture or
large electronics. Request a suggested
healthy non-perishable food donation
for the St. Teresa’s food pantry. To volunteer, email
sunnysideswap@gmail.com. For more
info, visit Facebook page. Queens
Library Sunnyside Branch, 43-06
Greenpoint ave, Nov 17, 2-5 pm.

PARKS & RECREATION:

Alley Pond Environmental Center
(APEC) Pre-register for ALL events.
Visit www.alleypond.com to register.
228-06 Northern Blvd, Douglaston
This week: Then and Now-Bayside and
Flushing, Alley ECOclub Foraging
Frenzy!, Keep Calm and Practice Yoga,
Star Gazing Wonders - Astronomy
Night, Think Tank - When Pumpkins
Fly, Tai Chi for Beginners, Novel
Nights
-Queens County Bird Club Presents
“Chimney Swifts and People” (free).
Visit www.qcbirdclub.org for more
info. Nov 15, 8 pm.
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Events for more info call 718.760.6565
-Arts in the Parks: Uniqlo Park
Expressions. Grant applications for
NYC Parks’ 2018 summer season for
artists accepted now through Nov 17.
-Circle Fence by Ai Wei Wei.
Unisphere, now through Feb 11, 2018.
-Never Built New York. Queens
Museum, open Wed-Sun, now though
Feb 18, 2018.
-Weekly Open Run. 111 St Parking Lot,
near 55 Ave, Thursdays, 7-8 pm.
Open Run In Astoria Park Bag check
is not provided. Open to all ages, experience levels, walkers, strollers & dogs,
all welcome! Saturdays, 9 am.

ONGOING, NEWLY ADDED

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.

SENIORS:

Met Council’s Project Metropair:
Free Home Repairs Svcs incl: bathtub
grab bars, smoke & Carmon 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
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:

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

General Interest:

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):
-Animal Rescue Pet adoptions,
718.224.8629 or 631.420.0425.
-Animals Can’t Talk 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/Adopt.aspx.
-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
Business Assistance Calendar For
business owners seeking assistance in
skills. www.queensbp.org.
Certified Home Health Aide Training
3-wk program, open house Mon &
Tues, 1st 2 wks/month. Info at
718.784.6160
Chhaya CDC 37-43 77 St, 2nd Fl.,
Jackson Hts:
-Free Citizenship Application
Assistance. Appt, info: 718.478.3848.
3rd Sundays, 2:30-6 pm
-Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc.
& Chhaya CDC, Sen. Peralta, CM
Dromm. Every 2nd Weds, 4:30-6:30
pm: By APPOINTMENT
718.478.3848
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/citizenshipnow, appointments at 212.652.2071.
71-29 Roosevelt Ave, Mondays 9 am-5
pm.
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 - Mon, Tues, 6 -
9 pm
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The #2
cancer killer. Age 50+, once a decade.
Info for screening American Cancer
Soc 800.227.2345.
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 Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc.
& Chhaya CDC, Sponsored by Sen.
Peralta, CM Dromm. 37-43 77 St,
Jackson Hts, 2nd Floor. Every 2nd
Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: Call for appt
718.478.3848.
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
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers

Network. Weekly support group, counseling sessions, referrals. Info
718.777.6941
Jackson Heights Community Chorus
Tues rehearsals. Renaissance Charter
School, 35-59 81 St, Info 917.200.5779.
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/
jobs/regional.shtm.
Jobs: Queens Workforce 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 newyorkirishcenter.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.
www.nyc.gov/html/oem/html/get_involved/cert.shtml.
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.
NYC Department of Buildings
Homeowners and Residents Night
120-55 Queens Blvd, Tuesdays at 4 & 7
pm
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.
Project Open House by Mayor assists individuals in their homes by removing
small architectural barriers. Visit
www.nyc.gov/html/mopd/open_house/application.shtml
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 contact
718.606.1800 or info@sunnysideshines.org
Sunnyside Community Svcs. (free)
-Assists in filing Food Stamps applications. 718.784.6173 x110; Free training
to be Home Health Aide, 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. Info www./scsny.org,
718.906.0660;
-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
2013. 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 ($250) 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 718.476.8449 ext 16.
Mondays for 12 wks, 5:30-7:30 pm &
Wednesdays 3-5 pm
Workforce 1 Career Center, Queens
168-25 Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl., Jamaica,
718.557.6755, www.nyc.gov/workforce1.

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLL.

31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC,

718.482.7200,
www.laguardia.edu/acereg.
-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 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.
-Practical Nurse Program funding
available. 718.609.2130
-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.
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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