2018-07-11 / 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.
www.flushingtownhall.org for a full list of
events.
-The Colors of Frida by Teatro SEA, a bilingual one-woman show about Frida Kahlo.
Ages 6 and up ($14/$10 members/$8 children/$ 6 member children) 10 am & noon
July 14
-Members Call For Art in all mediums:
“Flushing Bound” to run Sept. 6 - 30 with
reception Sept. 7. ($10 per submission for
exhibition expenses) Deadline July 21
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long
Island City www.moma.org
-Warm Up Summer Music Series, live &
electronic music, every Saturday, June 30 to
Sept. 1. www.moma.org/warmup Expedited
entry with $99 series purchase for all ten
events. Limited number of free tickets
available for NYC high school students. See
website for details and times.
-Warm Up 2018 custom merchandise available produed by Everybody.World and
USA-made. ($35-$75) AT MOMA Design
Store Soho, at Warm Up events &
www.MOMA.org
-Juulia Phillips: Failure Detection sculpture
exhibition April 15 - September 3
-Projects 108: Gauri Gill photography exhibition April 13 - September 3
-Fernando Palma Rodriguez exhibition
April 15 - September 3.
-Reza Abdoh video retrospective June 3 -
Sept. 3
-Body Armor June 3 - Sept. 3
-Yayoi Kusama’s “Narcissus Garden” on
view at Gatway Recreation Area at Ft.
Tilden from July 1 through Sept. 3
-Sunset viewings of James Turrell’s
Meeting June 4 - Aug. 27
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)
-Bang on a Can series performance by Erik
Friedlander’s Black Plebe Trio (free with
museum admission) celebrates outdoor
sculpture. Akari: Sculpture by Other Means
on view through 1/27/19
Queens College Kupferberg Center for
the Arts 65-30 Kissena Blvd, Flushing. Call
718.793.8080 for more event info or box
office. info@kupferbergcenter.org
-The Nutcracker (State Ballet Theatre of
Russia) at Colden Auditorium. Tickets $23-
42 through www.ticketmaster.com . 10 percent discount to CUNY students with student ID. Family deals available . Visit or

call box office (718-793-8080) for discounts. December 15
-Duchas: The Drive Within exhibition of
Irish-inspired art. Closing reception Sept. 6.
Opening reception Aug. 4
-Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World
Festival (free, limited number VIP tickets
available at $25 each) 4 - 9 pm Flushing
Meadows Corona Park Tickets & transportation info at
www.ArmstrongsWonderfulWorld.com
Presented by the Kupferberg Center for the
Arts at Queens College. July 21
-Live at the Gantries at Gantry Plaza State
Park, Tuesdays at 7 pm. July 10: Lady and
the Vamps; July 17 Lindsay Lou; July 24
FDR Drive; July 31 Dance Entropy; Aug. 7
Maestro Khan; Aug. 14 The Bartlett Band;
Aug. 21 The Chuck Braman Quintet; Aug.
28 Felipe Dournier. (free) Info at
www.KupferbergCenter.org/live-at-the-gantries or call box office at 718-793-8080
-Queens College Summer Camp Programs
in sports & theater, dance, literature & sciences for ages 5 to 16. New this summer:
Computer Tech Camp focusing on “Coding
for the Future.”
www.queensknights.com/camps or
718.997.2777
Queens Council on the Arts info@queenscouncilarts.org 37-11 35 Ave,Astoria
www.QueensCouncilArts.org
-QCA’s 2018 Arts Access and New York’s
Grant Programs have increased grants of
$1,000-$5,000 available. Visit QCA website for more info.
-Queens Art Fund grant supports cultural
projects that benefit Queens communities.
Application deadline October 25
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows Park,
718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org
-Free Drop-In Family Workshops
Saturdays, 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.
-Mel Chin: All Over the Place Exhibition.
On view through Aug 12.
-Wake and Unmoored on view through
Sept. 5, opening 3 pm July 11
“Fundreds All Over The Place” project during the Sunday Family Workshops, as part
of Mel Chin’s exhibit.
-Second Saturdays explores “Mel Chin: All
Over The Place” 1 - 5 pm July 14
-museum Explorers Workshop (free) Third
Suday of every month 1:30 - 4:30 July 15
-Summer Camp: The Big Time Summer Art
Thing for ages 7 - 11
-Outdoor movies: “Passport Thursdays”
starts July 12 to Aug. 12
-”Sundays On The Lawn” feat. musicians,
free art-makinh classes & lawn games.
Starts July 15 to Aug. 12
-Accepting applications for 2018-2019
Jerome Foundation Fellowship for emerging artists in NYC. Deadline July 23
-Jerome Foundation Fellowship Informaton
Session . Must RSVP to attend 12 - 1 pm
July 14
Queensborough Performing Arts Center

222-05 56 Ave. Bayside. To buy tickets, call
718.631.6311 or visit www.visitqpac.org.
Socrates Sculpture Park 32-01 Vernon
Blvd, LIC. Info 718.956.1819, socratessculpturepark.org
-Hiring Now: Paid Curatorial Summer
Intern. Apply online.
-Virginia Overton’s Built on view through
September
-Yoga in the Park (free) 9:30 -10:30 am &
11 am - Noon through Sept. 15 Saturdays
-Yoga in the Park 10 - 11 am through Sept.
16 (free) Sundays
-Tai Chi in the Park (free) through Sept. 16
11 am - Noon Sundays
-Sculpture Camp for ages 5-12, weekdays,
July 10 - Aug. 17 10 am - noon and 1 - 3 pm.
Pre-registration required;
www.SocratesSculpturePark.org/Sculpture
Camp or 718-956-1819 X104.
-Kayaking & canoeing. Visit
www.LICBoathouse.org or call 631-542-
2628 two hours prior top scheduled paddle
for updates & cancellations, esp. during
inclement weather. 1 - 4 pm Sept. 2, Sept.
1, Aug. 19 July 15
-Coastal Classroom for 5th through 9th
graders. 10 am - 4 pm July 9 - Aug. 9
-Jazz at Socrates, 6:30 - 8 pm Aug. 9, July
12
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Think
Outside The Body 12 - 3 pm July 7
-Outdoor Cinema: Monsoon Wedding 7 pm
July 11
-Folly/Function:Opening: RRolling Stones
5-6 pm July 12
-Jazz at Socrates II: Eric Wyatt 6:30 - 8 pm
July 12
-RRRolling Stones exhibit opening presented in partnership with The Architectural
League of New York 5 - 6 pm July 12
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Kite
Making 101 12 - 3 pm July 14
-Outdoor cinema, movie TBA. Pre-screening performances 7 pm. Movie starts at sundown. July 18
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Body in
Between - Body Casting 12 - 3 pm Juy 21
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Geological
Pets 12 - 3 pm July 28
-Outdoor Cinema: The Young Girls of
Rochefort in partnership with Rooftop
Films. Pre-screening preformance 7 pm.
Screening at sundown July 28
-Ballet Folklorico Mexicano de Nueva
York’s Guelaguetza Festival 2 - 5 pm July
29
-Outdoor Cinema (free) Movie TBA 7 pm
August 1
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Enveloping
The Invaluable 12 - 3 pm August 4
-INSITU Site-Specific Dance festival 1 - 8
pm August 4 & 5
-Outdoor Cinema: Spirit Of The Beehive
(Spain) 7 pm August 8
-Jazz at Socrates: “Hot Lips” Joey Morant
6:30 - 8 pm August 9
-Free Capoeira in the Park through Sept.
15, 1 - 2 pm, begins Aug.11
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Plastic Bag
Couture 12 - 3 pm August 11
-Dance At Socrates - performances 4 - 5:30
August 25, 18 & 11
-Shakespeare in the Parks: All’s Well That
Ends Well. Kids & Classics at 4:30.

Performance at 6:30 pm (free) August 12
-Outdoor Cinema: Tampopo (Japan) 7 pm
August 15
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Print
Making 12 - 3 pm August 18
-Urban Farming 101: Vermicomposting 12 -
3 pm August 18
-Shakespeare In The Parks: King Lear. Kids
Classics at 4:30. Pe4rformance at 6:30 pm
(free) August 19
-Outdoor Cinema: Kedi (Turkey) & Catcam
7 pm August 22
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Wish Pots
23 - 3 pm August 25
-Outdoor Cinema: The Passionate Thief
(Italy) 7 pm August 29
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Weaving
Through Dreams 12 - 3 pm Sept. 1
-Circus Amok 3 - 4 pm Sept. 1
-Closing day of Virginia Overton’s “Built” 9
am - 7 pm Sept. 3
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop on the
Street: Felt 12 - 3 pm Sept. 8
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Clay
Sculptures 12 - 3 pm Sept. 15
-The Socrates Annual exhibition of new
commissions awarded the Emerging Artists
Fellowship. Runs Oct. 7, 2018 - March 10,
2019. Opening 3 - 6 pm October 7
-Halloween Harvest Festival 12 - 4 pm
October 27
York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd,
Jamaica. Call 718.262.2000 for more event
info
-Summer Jazz Program at Louis Armstrong
House 2 pm Aug. 4
-York College Summer Jazz Program at
Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center 7
pm Aug. 14

ARTS OTHER:

Boy George & Culture Club with The B-
52s, The Thompson Twins and Tom
Bailey at Forest Hills Stadium,
www.ForestHillsStadium.com July 27
Carol Sudhalter www.sudhalter.com
-Louis Armstrong Jazz Jam at Flushing
Town Hall. 7 - 10 pm July 11
-Red Rooster, Lenox Ave, NYC July 16
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 Choir, Oratorio Society og
Queens & Schola Sine Nomine perform
“Summer Sings in Queens” at Our Lady of
Mercy Church, 70-01 Kessel St, Forest
Hills 11375 ($15) 7:15 - 9:30 pm
www.FHChoir.org/summer-sings
info@SummerSingsInQueens.org August
16 & 23
Joe screening at Kew Gardens Festival of
Cinema, UA Midway Theater, 108-22
Queens Blvd. Forest Hills 11375. Romantic
comedy where the haves & have-nots meet
www.kewgardensfestivalofcinema.com
($15) 1 pm Aug. 4
The Killing Kompany www.killingkompany.com 888-SHOOT-EM
-”Murder At The Sock Hop” comedy murder mystery dinner show at Riccardo’s, 21-
01 24 Ave. Astoria, 718-721-7777 ($45) 8

pm Aug. 17
Jamaica Arts & Music Summer Festival
(JAMS Under The Stars)
-Variety of talent pays homage to legends of
jazz, rhythm & blues, rock & funk music.
Rufus King Park, 6 pm Aug. 5
-20th Anniversary Celebration, Jamaica
Avenue btw. Parsons Blvd. & 169 St. 11 am
- 7 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.)
-Making Moves Dance Festival 2018 New
York City based dance companies to apply.
At Jamaica Performing Arts Center (JPAC),
Set to be held on Sept. 22 & 23
-Choreographer + Composer Residency
starting in Oct. 2018 or Jan. 2019
Jerry Drake & The Front Page Big Band
at Knockout Center, 52-19 Flushing Ave
Maspeth 11378. www.jerrydrake.com ($10)
7 pm Aug. 3
Long Island City Arts at Plaxall Gallery, 5-
25 46 Ave. LIC 11101 www.licartists.org
Now showing at Plaxall Gallery:
Long Island City Partnership
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com
-Apply to Coalition for Queens Access
Code Program - C4Q’s Access Code program teaches computer skills to talented
adults from low-income & diverse backgrounds. 10-month program. Coding skills,
career development training & exposure to
tech industry. Runs Sept. 2018 - July 2019.
www.C4Q.nyc/ AccessCodeApply
Application deadline August 3
-LIC-Henge (free; refreshments for sale)
NYDep’t of Parks & Hunter’s Point Parks
Conservancy. 7:30 - 10 pm at Hunter’s
Point South Park. July 13
-Jock Jams at Brooklyn Boulders, 23-10 41
Ave. LIC 11101 718-482-7078
www.BrooklynBoulders.com/jockjams
Queensbridge@BrooklynBoulders,com
July 19
-Live at the Gantries concerts, Tuesdays in
July & August.(free) 7 pm
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
-During July the Louis Armstrong House
Museum will have an exhibit at Marine Air
Terminal rotunda
-York College Summer Jazz Concert 2 - 4
pm Aug. 4
-Jazzmobile Block Party, family fun &
music. 4 pm Aug. 23
-Hot Jazz/Cool Garden performances 2 pm
($20 includes food and house tour pass)
Bria Skonberg on Aug. 11, Byron Stripling
on July 14
-Rolando Guerrero Quartet. Family activities start at 4 pm. Music starts 5 pm. Aug.
23
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria www.qedastoria.com . This week : Frank Coniff’s Open
Riff Night, riffing on cheesy movies, open
mic style; Yellow Tape True Crime Trivia;

Golden Girls Bingo; Neato Bedito standup;
Beyond Belief: Frakes or Brolin shetch/storytelling show; Relationsh*t! where comedy & therapy collide; The Revolution
standup; End of the Line standup; Greetings
From Florida standup; 90210 Trivia;
Musical Theatre Mayhem improv comedy
show; Here’s The Thing standup and drinking game; My First Time: A Stand Up &
Storytelling show
-America’s Sweethearts / Swing Dancing
Class - live retro vocal trio. 8 pm July 16
-Astoria Drink N’Draw - sketching with live
model 8 pm July 17
-Intro To Podcasting: learn how to record,
edit & post a podcase. 2 pm July 21
-Opening Night Reception for artist
Domingo Carrasco, whose work will be on
view & for sale through December. 347-
451-3873 www.QEDAstoria.com Gallery
Opening Night 7-9 pm July 29
The Secret Theatre 44-02 23 St, LIC. Visit
www.secrettheatre.com or call
718.392.0722 for more event info.
-“Pirate Pete’s Parrot” and “Princess
Particular” ($10 children/$15 adults).
Alternating weekends, sched online, 2:30
pm.
Soul Rebels (New Orleans brass ensemble) Queens debut at Louis Armstrong
Wonderful World Festival, Flushing
Meadows Corona Park. VIP tickets:
www.ArmstrongsWonderfulWorld.com/cm
s/packages July 21
“Stupid F**king Bird” based on “The
Seagull” performed at at Plaxall Gallery, 5-
25 46 Ave. LIC 11101 ($25) For ages 16+
www.StrippedScripts.com July 6 - 21
SummerStage presents Calpulli Mexican
Dance Company performing excerpts from
“Boda Mexicana” (free) Queensbridge
Park, 7 pm July 13
Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17 Greenpoint
Ave, Sunnyside 718-729-3880
www.ThaliaTheatre.org
Outdoor Movie Night sponsored by Vallo
Transportation. “Star Wars” at Francis
Lewis Park, 3rd Ave. & 147 St. Prize for
best “Star Wars” costume. Free movie, popcorn, cotton candy & drinks. Bring own
lawn chair. 8 pm (rain date 7/14) July 13
Woodside Concert Series at Sgt. Collins
Park Triangle, Broadway & 58 St.
Thursdays at 7 pm. July 12: Spitfire classic
rock; July 19 Chuck Braman Quintet (jazz);
July 26 Jenny Marino (“from the block”)
top 40. Info from NWC: 718-205-1030.
Thursdays

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. 718-738-
1111
-Rain Barrel Giveaway at St. Camillus
Church, 99-15 Rockaway Beach Blvd.,
Rockaway Park. Pre-register at www.nysenate.gov/webforms/free-rain-barrel-giveaway-registration-july-28th . Pick up rain
barrel 10 am - 12 pm. Any remaining barrels
will be given away first-come first-served
starting at noon July 28
BP 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
July 12
-Katz Concert Series: Dr. K’s Motown
Revue (Motown cover band) Springfield
Park, 6 pm July 22
-Katz Concert Series: Queens Symphony
Orchestra at The Lawn at St. John’s
University, Jamaica 7 pm July 24
-Katz Concert Series: Tramps Like Us
(Springsteen cover band) MacNeil Park,
College Point, 6 pm July 29
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing 10:30 am
Aug. 2
-Katz Concert Series: Alive N’Kickin
(cover band from 60s to today) Fort Totten
Park 6 pm Aug.5
-Katz Concert Series: Lady and the Vamps
(pop/rock cover band) Crocheron Park 6 pm
Aug. 12
-Katz Concert Series: Dr. K’s Motown
Revue (Motown cover band) O’Donohue
Park 6 pm Aug. 19
-Queens Borough Board 5:30 pm Sept. 17
-Queens Borough Cabinet 9:30 am Sept. 18
Camp Rise Up hosted by The Floating
Hospital - weeklong day camp for teens living in homeless shelters. TFH at
Queensbridge Plaza. July 9 - 13, 4 am - 10
pm
Coalition for Queens Access Code
Program - C4Q’s Access Code program
teaches computer skills to talented adults
from low-income & diverse backgrounds.
10-month program. Coding skills, career
development training & exposure to tech
industry. Runs Sept. 2018 - July 2019.
www.C4Q.nyc/ AccessCodeApply
Application deadline August 3

Community Board 5 Board Meeting 7:30
pm at Christ the King HS, CNL Center, 3rd
fl., door 10, 68-02 Metropolitan Ave.,
Middle Village 11379 July 11
Foreclosure Prevention Workshop by
Jamaica Leadership Council &
Neighborhood Housing Services of
Jamaica, at Harvest Room, 90-04 160 St.
Jamaica 11432 10 am - noon July 11
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.
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
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.
LICity/Astoria Lions Club will meet second Tuesday of the month at the Irish Center

10-40 Jackson Ave, LIC, 7 pm.
Long Island City Partnership
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com
-Summer Networking Night at Aloft, 27-45
Jackson Ave. LIC. ($25/$15 members,
includes light bites & 1 drink ticket) Cash
bar. 5 - 7 pm July 27
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.
Newtown Creek Alliance
www.NewtwonCreekAlliance.org. to RSVP
for all events.
-Maspeth Industrial Business Association &
Newtown Creek Alliance gathering to learn
about local Superfund waterway. Open to
all, light refreshments. O’Neils, 64-21 53
Dr.ive, Maspeth 5 - 7 pm July 12
-Walking tour with historian Mitch Waxman
on both sides of Newtown Creek. ($5) 11 -
2 July 15
-Newtown Creek Bike Tour ($5) 11 am -
1:30 pm July 22
One Flushing Affordable Housing
Lottery open www.one-flushing.com Apply
www.nyc.gov/HousingConnect
Applications due August 28.
Ozone Park Residents Town Hall with NY
Dep’t of Homeless Services at Nativity
BVM Church Hall, 101-41 91 St. Ozone
Park 11416. 7:15 pm July 19
Queens Chamber of Commerce 75-20
Astoria Blvd. #140, Jackson Heights 11370
www.queenschamber.org 718-898-8500
info@queenschamber.org
-Accounting & Finance Show, Javits
Center, July 11 - 12
-Assessing Your Company’s Financial
Needs, 5 Chambers Alliance Program, at
Queens Chamber office, Jackson Heights, 9
am July 17
-Queens Chamber Boat Cruise, 1 World’s
Fair Marina, 5-8 pm July 18
-Access to Capital Seminar at Steinway
Library, 21-45 31 St, 2nd fl. Astoria 11102.
3 pm July 18
-Open House & Ribbon Cutting at
Zwanger-Pesiri Radiology, Ozone Park. 5 -
7 pm July 19
-Dealing With Difficult Employees At The
Workplace, At Queens Chamber of
Commerce 75-20 Astoria Blvd. Suite 140,
Jackson Heights. (free) Organized by
Dispute Resolution Institute of NY. 8:30 -
10 am July 20
-Queens Chamber Night with New York
City Football Club, Yankee Stadium, 5:30
pm July 11
-Getting A Mortgage Loan, Neighborhood
Services of Queens CDC, Inc. 60-20
Woodside Ave, 2 fl. 6 - 8 pm July 24
-Running A Profitable Company, Queens
Chamber of Commerce, 75-20 Astoria Blvd.
Suite 140 3 pm August 7
-How To Do Business With the NYC
Department of Education, Steinway Library,
Astoria 11105 3 - 5 pm Aug. 8
-Healthcare 101: Insurance Basics for Small
Businesses, Plaza College, Forest Hills 3 - 6
pm August 14
Queens Economic Development

Corporation 120-55 Queens Blvd, Suite
309, for more info call 718.263.0546
www.queensny.org
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.
-Saturday Night Dance - live DJ (oldies,
Top 40, Italian & Spanish music), food &
fun. ($10/$12 non-embers includes food,
dessert, coffee & tea) 8 pm midnight July 14
-Flea Market. Call 718-478-3100 to buy
space to sell at the market. 9 am - 4 pm July
21
-Saturday Night Dance - live DJ (oldies,
Top 40, Italian & Spanish music), food &
fun. ($10/$12 non-embers includes food,
dessert, coffee & tea) 8 pm midnight July 28
Flushing Meadows Corona Park Evening
Under The Sphere fundraiser cocktail
party to support the Alliance for Flushing
Meadows Corona Park. www.allianceforfmcp/org/gala 6 - 9 pm Sept. 20
HANAC Gala at the Mandarin Oriental,
80 Columbus Circle, NYC 10023.
www.hanac.org to buy journal ads or tickets
($200/$225/$400) 7:30 - 11:30 pm Oct. 26
Queens Historical Society Anniversary
Benefit at Queens Botanical Garden
($68/$50 members)
www.QueensHistoricalSociety.org & 718-
939-0647 for tickets and to donate, or to
advertise in the journal. 4:30 - 8 pm
November 8

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).
-Joseph Addabbo Family Health Center, 62-
00 Beach Channel Dr. Arverne 11692
-Key Food Parking Lot/Office of Council
Member Barry Grodenchik 214-14 73 Ave.,
Oakland Gardens, Bayside 11364 July 13
-SDA Church, 150-16 116 Drive, Jamaica
11434 July 15
-Centro Comunal HNOS, Unidos de
Queens, 37-90 103 Street, Corona 11368
July 15
-Community Worship Center SDA Church,

145-94 176 St. Jamaica 11434 July 22
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
-Trinity Church on July 13, 3 - 7 pm. Sign
up in advance with Office Administrator
Susan Stoderl, 718-278-0036 or
office@trinitylic.org. 31-18 37 Street, LIC.
Must bring ID. July 13
-Documentary to raise awareness of donating blood being filmed by NY Blood Center
& Jennifer Valdes Films at blood drive,
Trinity Church, 3 - 7 pm, 31-18 37 Street,
LIC July 13
-Our Lady of Mercy Church, 70-01 Kessel
Street, Forest Hills 11375. Info from rectory
office: 718-268-6143 or NY Blood Center
800-933-2566 www.nybc.org . 8:45 am -
2:45 pm August 5
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, stamped envelope & photo ID. Screenings incl. PSA
blood test. Space is ltd., schedule an appt at
718.497.1630 or 718.738.1111
-Sen. Addabbo’s office, 159-53 102 Street,
Howard Beach at 10 - 11:30 am Sept. 15
Travel Warning for Pregnant Women:
Zika Virus May cause birth defects. There
is no vaccine; also sexually transmitted;
may be no symptoms. Info, maps of affected areas: www.nyc.gov/health.

HISTORICAL:

Bayside Historical Society 208 Totten Ave,
Fort Totten. For more info, call
718.352.1548 or email info@baysidehistorical.org.
Friends of Maple Grove Cemetery 127-15
Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens
info@friendsofmaplegrove.org
www.friendsofmaplegrove.org
Queens County Farm Museum 73-50
Little Neck Pkwy, Floral Park.
-Thunderbird Pow Wow ($5-$16) Gates
open 6 pm Friday, 10 am Saturday &
Sunday. Info 718-347-3276 or
info@QueensFarm.org July 27, 28 & 29
Queens Historical Society Museum hours
Tuesdays, Saturdays & Sundays 2:30 - 4:30
pm. All activities at Kingsland Homestead,
143-35 37 Ave. Flushing 11354 unless
noted otherwise.
www.QueensHistoricalSociety.org
-Colonial Toys & Games workshop for
grades K - 6. ($125/one-hour class.)
Ongoing
-Archaeological Workshop for grades 4-8
($150/90-minute class) April - mid-October
-Solar Energy Family Workshop: assemble
a Solar Rover kit, for grades 5 to 8. ($10 per
child/parents free) 11 am to 1 pm July 21
-Kingsland Homestead Walking Tour ($30,
tickets available on website) 5:30 pm Aug 8
-History & Commerce in the Old & New
Netherlands at Kingsland Homestead, 2:30 -
4:30 pm Sept. 30

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Queens Library: 100s of events daily visit
www.queenslibrary.org, click on programs;
call Central Library 718.990.0700 or individual branches.
-East Elmhurst Library cloesd 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.
-Memories of Migration: Community Story
Quilt. Learn how to make quilt blocks. In
English & Mandarin. (free) Flushing
Library, 41-17 Main St. (718-661-1200)
6:30 - 8:30 pm Tuesdays, June 5 - Aug. 21
-In Search of Earth’s Secrets: A Pop-Up
Science Encounter Crafts, games, guests
from SUNY Maritime & Queens Colleges,
NY Aquarium & more. Kickoff event at
Peninsula Library, 92-25 Rockaway Beach
Blvd. Rockaway Beach 11 am - 3 pm July
14
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.

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.
-Summer internships for high school students. Contact Kasey 718-229-4000 X 211
or KWilding@alleypond.com for info.
-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
-Lao Cookimg for Summer with Chef Penn
Hongthong. ($31/adult) 7 - 9 pm July 11
-Pet CPR & First Aid for teens & adults
($65 per person) RSVP at www.pawnsclass911.com 4 - 8 pm July 12
-Young Chefs: Happy 4th of July for 8 - 12
year olds. ($24) 10:30 am - noon July 14
-Adventure Time: Crawling Critters for 18 -
36 month olds with parent participation
($18) 10:30 am - 11:45 am July 14
-APEC’s Book Circle for aduts. (free)
“Leaving Time” by Jodi Picoult. 6 - 7:30 pm
July 18
-Little Cooks Tutti Frutti Sushi made with
fruit, for ages 5 - 7. ($22) 1 - 2 pm July 21
-Toddler Tales: You’re My Little Bunny for

ages 3 - 4 with parent participaton. ($21 per
parent/child combo) 1:30 - 3 pm July 22
City Parks Summer Programs
www.CityParksFoundation.org
-Tennis: free lessons for ages 6 - 17, all skill
levels in all boroughs. Runs through Aug.
13
-Golf: free lessons for ages 6 - 17, Once or
twice weekly in 13 public parks. Equipment
is provided. Two 4-week sessions: July 2 -
27 & July 30 - August 23.
-Track & Field for ages 5 - 17 in 14 parks
citywide. July 2 through Aug. 15. Sessions
twice weekly.
-Soccer: free programming for ages 8 - 12 in
12 parks citywide. Twice-weekly sessins
July 2 - Aug. 9
-Get Up & Go forages 6 - 11 - milti-sport
program twice weekly in 10 parks citywide.
July 2 - Aug. 10
-Family Adventure Races for ages 8 - 12
with their parents.at one park in each borough. One hour each Sunday in July &
August.
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-corona-park/events. Bring a yoga mat for
workouts. All outdoor workouts are weather permitting.
-Free aerobics workout outdoors at the
Unisphere. 8-9 am & 9-10 am through Aug.
18 Wednesdays
-Free Zumba workout outdoors 5-6 pm
through August 18 Wednesdays
-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 full body workouts outdoors at the
Unisphere through August 18 9-10 am
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
-Free Yoga at Unisphere 9:30 - 10:30 am
through August 18. Saturdays
-Free Gentle Yoga at Unisphere, 10:45 -
11:30 am through August 18. Saturdays
-Salsa Warriors with Willie Rivera & the
Spanish Harlem Sextet, dancing & live
music. Unisphere. 7 - 9:30 pm July 11
-US Open Seasonal Job Fair, Billie Jean
King Tennis Center, July 11 & 12
-Passport Thursdays: Free film & live performances from India. Queens Museum
lawn, near Unisphere.Moves inside Queens
Museum in case of rain. 7 - 10 pm July 12
-Queensboro Dance festival free performance by Queens troupes. 2 - 3 pm July 14
-Cido the Clown at Fantasy Forest near
carousel. (free) 2 & 4 pm July 15
-Summer Sports Clinic: Softball - free drop-

in clinic for ages 8 - 14. Field behind
Playground forAll Children. 11 am - 1 pm,
starts July 16
-Nature Nick Show, 111 Street near zoo.
(free) Zoologist shows exotic animals.
Bring blanket or low chair. For children of
all ages. 11 am - 2 pm July 17
-Movies Under The Stars: Wonder Woman -
on the lawn near the Unisphere 8 - 10 pm
July 18
-Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World
Festival (free, limited number VIP tickets
available at $25 each) 4 - 9 pm Tickets &
transportation info at
www.ArmstrongsWonderfulWorld.com
Presented by the Kupferberg Center for the
Arts at Queens College. July 21
Fort Totten www.FortTottenParks.org
Francis Lewis Park free movie night.
“Star Wars” sponsored by Vallo
Transportation. Free popcorn, cotton candy
& drinks. Bring own lawn chair. Prize for
best “Star Wars” costume. 8 pm (rain date
7/14) Third Ave. & 147 St. July 13
Gateway Natinal Recreation Area: Yayoi
Kusama’s site-specific installation
“Narcissus Garden” on view at Gatway
Recreation Area at Ft. Tilden from July 1
through Sept. 3
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
Open Run In Astoria Park Bag check is
not provided. Open to all ages, experience
levels, walkers, strollers & dogs, all welcome! Saturdays, 9 am.
Queens County Farm Museum 73-50
Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park 11004
-40th Annual Thunderbird American Indian
Mid-Summer Pow-Wow ($10 day/$16
weekend pass adults/$$5 day/$7 weekend
pass children) Free parking. Info 718-347-
3276 or info@QueensFarm.org July 27, 28
& 29
Soccer First Kicks Program for ages 3-6,
$195, 10-11 am. Development League
Spring Season, $235, ages 6-13, 12-3 pm
Sundays

SCHOOLS/KIDS:

Bayside Little League 2018 Registration
The Club House, 25-32 168 St (lower level).
Accepts ages 4 through 17 and also offers
girls softball. For info and registration, visit
baysidelittleleague.com.
Bombers Youth Lacrosse Program Boys
and girls K-8 grade, high school boys and
girls, boys youth travel teams, boys and
girls youth travel teams, boys elite high
school travel teams, 1st sticks beginner
classes, and boys and girls training sessions.
Sessions available year-round with experienced

coaching staff, no parent coaches. For
more info visit bomberslacrosse.com, email
bomberslacrosseclub@aol.com, or call
917.282.8638.
Dwarf Giraffe Athletic League Baseball
& Hockey Registration Ages 4-15.
Thursdays 7-8 pm & Sundays 10 am-12 pm.
DG Building, 149-50 15 Rd, Whitestone.
Register online at www.dwarfgiraffe.com or
call 718.746.1539.
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
Summer Internship Alley Pond
Environmental Center for high school
sophomores, juniors and seniors. For more
info call 718.229.4000 ext. 211 or email
kwilding@alleypond.com.
Summer Internships: LIFESCI NYC
Internship program seeks hosts for college
and grad students interested in Life
Sciences careers! Application for hosts at
bit.ly/LifeSciNYCHostApp. Call (609) 480-
8742 for more info.
Summer Sports Clinic: Softball at
Flushing Meadows Corona Park field
behind Playground For All Children. Free
drop-in clinic for ages 8 - 14. 11 am - 1 pm
starting July 16
Whitepoint Youth Football & Cheer program for boys & girls K through 8th grade.
Flag football, summer camps, cheer
squad.www.whitepointyouthfootball.com
whitepointfootball@gmail.com 347-322-
0374

SENIORS:

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

STREET:

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.
Woodside Worldwide, 61 St. btw.
Woodside & Roosevelt Avenues, 11 am to 4
pm Aug. 25

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):
-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
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. Sebastion
Parish Center, 39-60 57 St, Woodside.
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
Free Home Repairs for New Yorkers 60
and older. Must be able to show financial
need. For more info: 212-453-9542 or
metropair@metcouncil.org. ponsored 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/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
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.
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.
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
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 visit
nyc.gov/bizcomplianceconsult or call 311.
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 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 ($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.
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.

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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