2018-09-12 / Community Calendar

Gazette Calendar Of Events

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ARTS/ ENTERTAINMENT/ SPORTS:

Flushing Town Hall 137-35 Northern
Blvd. www.flushingtownhall.org for a
full list of events.
-La Patronal, Reception 6 pm, Dance
Lesson at 7 pm $16/$10 Members/Free
for Teens 8:00 pm Sept. 14,
-Inner Mongolia Performing Arts
Troupe
(Performance) 1:00pm Sept. 15, $10/
Free for members, students and teens
-New Music Horizons 3:00pm Sept.
15, $10/ Free for members, students and
teens
Flushing House Rooftop 38-20 Bowne
St, Flushing 11354
-Jazz In The Sky $100 per person, $175
couple. Fundraising event uam.ejoinme.org/jazz 7 pm Sept 14
MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Ave, Long
Island City www.moma.org
Noguchi Museum 9-01 33 Rd. at
Vernon Blvd. Long Island City
718.203.7088 www.noguchi.org
-Free First Fridays: museum admission
free all day. through Sept. Tours of collection highlights & special exhibitions
at 2 in English & Japanese.
-Center of Attention: Conversation
about Oceane Delain’s Belle de Jour,
feat. in “Akari Unfolded: A Collection
by Ymer & Malta” on view through
1/29/19. (free with museum admission)
Queens College Kupferberg Center
for the Arts 65-30 Kissena Blvd,
Flushing. Call 718.793.8080 for more
event info or box office. info@kupferbergcenter.org
-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.

-Queens College Choral Society,
Seeking new members for 2018-2019
concert season. Auditions for new
members Room 246 in the Music
Building at Queens College 6-7:15 pm
Sept 12
Queens Council on the Arts 37-11 35
Avenue, Astoria 11101
www.QueensCouncilArts.org
info@QueensArts.org
-Creative Conversations, A monthly
dinner meeting to network organize and
learn about other QCA opportunities.
Far Rockaway Cultural Performing Arts
44-19 Rockaway Beach Blvd, Far
Rockaway RSVP. 6:30 pm Sept 13
-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 (QAF) grant supports
cultural projects that benefit Queens
communities. Application deadline
11:59 pm October 25
Beginning Aug. 15 The Artist
Commissioning Program will accept
applications for both artist and art producers! Select Queens-based choreographers, playwrights, and composers to
receive a $10,000 commission.
Applications close Oct 12.
-Upcoming Information Sessions. Staff
will walk you through the program &
application process. Flushing Town
Hall 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing 6
- 8 pm Sept 12
-Flushing Library (Room A & B) 41-17
Main Street, Flushing
-A Voice to the Voiceless, Composer
Landon Knoblock with local students
experiencing homelessness and housing
instability. Queens Theatre 14 United
Nations Ave, S. Corona, Free,
Registration Required, RSVP
www.queenscouncilarts.org/calendar/landon-knoblock 7 pm
reception, 8 pm concert Sept 14
-High School To Art School, Helping
students get into a great art college, with
a scholarship. Fall Session Oct 11 - Feb
9 kolshan@queenscouncilarts.org
Applications are due by Sept 15
-It Can Happen Here, playwrighting
Judith Sloan at Jamaica Performing
Arts Center 153-10 Jamaica Ave,
Jamaica. Free, Registration Required
7:30 pm Sept 30
-Rockaway Village Public Art
Commission, Seeks artist proposals to
create a work of art for a public plaza.
Applicant will receive a $100,000 public art commission. Application
Deadline Sept 30
Queens Museum Flushing Meadows
Park, 718.592.9700, www.queensmuseum.org
-Free Drop-In Family Workshops

Saturdays, 1:30-4:30 pm.
-Free Drop-In Family Workshops
Sunday, 1:30-4:30 pm.
-Free Guided Tours 1 pm (English), 2
pm (Spanish), 3 pm Permanent
Collection Tour (English). All tours
meet at park side info desk.
-Adopt-A-Building on the Famed
Panorama ($50-$1000) Info
718.592.9700 x 141, or dw@queensmuseum.org. Ongoing.
-“Fundreds All Over The Place” project
during the Sunday Family Workshops,
as part of Mel Chin’s exhibit.
-Summer Camp: The Big Time
Summer Art Thing for ages 7 - 11
-Let’s Play-Dough workshop,
Participants create fun sculptures. Ages
4 and up. Sept 16
-Workers Rights Novela, Film screening of “La Historia de Rossana: Q&A
with director Gabriela Ceja 2-3:30 pm
Sept 22
-Queensborough Performing Arts
Center 222-05 56 Ave. Bayside. To
buy tickets, call 718.631.6311 or visit
www.visitqpac.org.
Salsa Masala: Jackson Heights
Block Party, Part of Viva la Comida
Street Festival, Roosevelt Ave & 82
St, Jackson Heights, Free
www.queenscouncilarts.org/calendar/ salsa-masala 3:30 pm Sept 15
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
-Saturday Sculpture Workshop: Clay
Sculptures 12 - 3 pm Sept. 15
-2018 Annual Benefit Gala chaired
by Joel Shapiro, Mark di Suvero and
Sarah Sze. Tickets are now on sale.
Socratessculpturepark.org/gala2018
Sept. 27
-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
Tim Kelly halves & holes on view
through Sept 2018, AlterWork
Studios 30-09 35 Ave, LIC
www.alterworkstudios.com
York College 94-20 Guy R. Brewer

Blvd, Jamaica. Call 718.262.2000 for
more event info
-Community Jam Session @
Academic Core LL01 Noon Sept 18

ARTS OTHER:

Electronic Waste Recycling Event-
Elmhurst Unwanted electronics
working and non-working. Accepted
TV, VCR phones, etc. Not accepted:
air conditioners, refrigerators,
microwaves. New Life Fellowship
Church 82-10 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst
visit www.lesecologycenter.org, or
call 212.477.4022
Flux Factory 31-31 29 St LIC
347.669.1406 www.fluxfactory.org
-WFLX: Flux Factory Radio. Free,
ongoing, listen via link on www.fluxfactory.org
-Kookerville: Solo exhibition by
Lexy Ho-Tai (free).
Oratorio Society of Queens
Rehearsing part 1 of Handel’s
“Messiah,” Christmas carols and
Chanukah for our Annual Holiday
Concert on Dec 16, Rehearsals are
held at Temple Beth Sholom, 172 St,
Northern Blvd, Flushing Monday
7:30 pm. Auditions are Sept 10 and
17
The Killing Kompany
www.killingkompany.com 888-
SHOOT-EM
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
Kew Gardens Community Arts
Day Outdoor Art Fair, Lefferts Blvd,
Austin St & neighboring streets. Arts
& Crafts Zone. Local Live Music 11
am - 5 pm Sept 9 (rain date Sept 30)
Long Island City Arts at Plaxall
Gallery, 5-25 46 Ave. LIC 11101
www.licartists.org
Long Island City Partnership
www.LongIslandCityQueens.com
-Fall Networking Night, Brooklyn
Boulders Queensbridge. Tickets
LICP Members $15 Non-members
$25. Ticket includes light bites and 1
drink ticket.Optional climbing rock
wall. 5:30-7:30 pm Sept. 12

-Hunters Point Parks Conservancy,
Fundraising Event Performances and
activities from many musicians, performers, and instructors. Tickets
include food and drinks. Sept. 14
-Hunters Point Parks Conservancy,
Salsa in the Park, Watercolors on the
Waterfront, Zumba Classes,
Wednesday Evenings;
Yoga in the Park Tuesday Evenings &
Saturday Mornings;
Jazzy Thursdays Thursday Evenings;
Mixed Martial Arts Lessons Saturday
Afternoons
-Bisnow LIC State of the Market
Conference, Opportunities for potential new retailers interested in the
neighborhood. Act now 29 tickets left
at $99. LICP News subscribers can
get 20% off tickets using code
LICP20Z1QN Register today. Sept.
21
-LIC-based restaurants and caterers
to donate food to Breast Cancer
Awareness Fundraiser. Please contact
Officer Tiffany Makely at
tiffany.makely@nypd.org or 516-
547-6667 Sept 30
-Cinema LIC Presents Ratatouille
Hunters Point South Park 7 pm Sept
15
-Queensboro Dance Festival at
Hunter’s Point Park. An array of
Queens dance companies. 5 pm Free.
VIP Open Bar + prizes 4-7 pm $25
online, $30 door Sept 13-14
-Development Finance Conference
2018, Premier events on NYC investment opportunities. Learn from
experts as they discuss opportunities
to leverage the City’s investment
capabilities to achieve growth.
Tickets available Lunch will be provided and a networking reception to
follow. Noon-5:30 pm Sept 17
-LIC Arts Open, The Factory brand
new exhibitions, “I Dream in Blue
and Green,” “Falling Forward” Sept
13 until Oct 5
Louis Armstrong House Museum
“That’s My Home: Celebrating 75
Years of the Armstrongs In Corona”
34-56 107 St. Corona 11368 Hours:
Tues - Fri 10 am - 5 pm . Weekends
12 - 5 pm. ($12/$8 students, seniors
& children) www.louisarmstronghouse.org
-Volunteers wanted to work with new
museum education program. The
LAHM Teaching Artist Program is a
10-month program Sept 2018- June
2019
Once Upon a Time Theatre Street
School 87-61 111 Street Richmond
Hill (718) 846-9182
oncetime@aol.com
QED 27-16 23 Ave, Astoria

www.qedastoria.com.
-Frank Conniff’s Open Riff Night
7:30 pm Sept 12
-Quip It Good! (Comedians play
Quiplash, audience judges!) 9 pm
Sept 12
-Don’t Grab My Pu$$y (Stand up
comedy) 7:30pm Sept. 13
-Neato Bedito (Weirdo stand up comedy) 9:00pm Sept. 13
-QED Presents (All-star stand up
comedy) 7:30pm Sept. 14 and
9:30pm Sept. 15
-Relationsh*t (Comedy and Therapy)
9:30pm Sept. 14
-The Odd Rock Comedy Hour
7:30pm Sept. 15
-Here’s the Thing (Stand up and
drinking) 7:00pm Sept. 16
-Babe Parker Trivia 8:30pm Sept. 16
-Food Entrepreneur’s Essential Guide
to Branding & Marketing, The
Entrepreneur Space 36-46 37th St.
LIC 11101 Welcome to the wonderful, crazy, and competitive world of
food startups! Register Now! Cost:
$240 6:30 - 8 pm Sept, 12, 26 Oct.
10, 24, 31, Nov. 7
QPAC 222-05 56th Ave
708.595.2905
-Esperanza A New Year Celebration,
2:00pm, September 23, Tickets from
$34-60
Queens College Business Forum
Breakfast at Student Union Ballroom,
4 Floor 65-30 Kissena Blvd. RSVP
By Sept 7
Business.Forum@qc.cuny.edu, $25
donation 8-10 am Sept 14
-Queens College Godwin-Ternbach
Museum, 405 Klapper Hall at Queens
College. From the Desert to the City:
The Journey of Late Ancient Textiles
Sept 13 - Dec 13
The Secret Theatre 44-02 23 St, LIC.
Visit www.secrettheatre.com or call
718.392.0722 for more event info.
-“Pirate Pete’s Parrot” and “Princess
Particular” ($10 children/$15 adults).
Alternating weekends, sched online,
2:30 pm.
The Sparrow Tavern 24-01 29 Street
718.606.2260
Thalia Spanish Theatre, 41-17
Greenpoint Ave, Sunnyside 718-729-
3880 www.ThaliaTheatre.org
-Federico Y El Público, Live Music in
Spanish with English supertitles.
Tickets $35 Students & Seniors $32
Sept 12-16
Woodside Concert Series at Sgt.
Collins Park Triangle, Broadway & 58
St. Thursdays at 7 pm. July 26 Jenny
Marino (“from the block”) top 40. Info
from NWC: 718-205-1030. Thursdays

COMMUNITY MTGS, EVENTS:

Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. 718-
738-1111
-Free Legal Aid, Attorneys will be present to discuss civil issues. Appointments
required Addabbo’s Rockaway Office
88-08 Rockaway Beach Blvd.,
Rockaway.
Borough President Melinda Katz All
events at Queens Borough Hall (120-55
Queens Blvd) unless otherwise listed,
for more info call 718.286.3000. RSVP
& more info at www.QueensBP.org
-Queens Land Use Public Hearing
10:30 am Sept 13 (Cancelled)
-Shred Day At Rochdale Village Mall
#1, Guy R. Brewer & Baisley Blvd,
Jamaica 10 am - 1 pm Sept 14
-Queens Borough Board 5:30 pm Sept.
17
-Queens Borough Cabinet 9:30 am
Sept. 18
-NYS Citizen Preparedness Corps
Training Program (Pre-Registration
Required www.prepare.ny.gov) York
College, 94-20 Guy R. Brewer Blvd,
Jamaica 1 pm Sept 15
-Homeowners & Tenants Enrollment
Event, NYC Dept. of Finance
(www.queensbp.org/rsvp) 10 am - 1 pm
Sept 18
-A Taste of Girl Scouting, RSVP to
hfertig@girlscoutsnyc.org 6 - 8 pm Sept
20
Community Board 2 43-22 50 St,
2nd Floor, Woodside 718.533.8773
Community Board 5 61-23 Myrtle
Ave, Glendale 11385
-Hearing & Meeting 7:30 pm Sept 12
Community Board 6 Kew Gardens
Community Center 80-02 Kew
Gardens Rd, Suite 202 Kew Gardens
11415,
Community Board 7 133-32 41 Rd,
3 Floor, Flushing 718.359.2800
Public Hearing and Regular Meeting,
Union Plaza Care Center 33-23
Union St., Flushing 7 pm Sept 17
Community Education Council
D25 -
30-48 Linden Place, Flushing 11354,
4 Floor Rm 407
Council Member Francisco Moya
-Immigrant Services, Free immigration services at our District Office
106-01 Corona Ave., Corona.
718.651.1917 every Tuesday.
82nd Street Partnership Jackson
Heights, www.vivalacomida.com
-7th annual food and music festival,
Viva la Comida along 82nd St,
between Roosevelt & Baxter
Avenues. 12 pm - 7 pm Sept 15
109th Precinct Build the Block
Meeting,VFW Post 885 (1 Floor)
120-19 14 Road, College Point,
Sponsored by Council Member Paul

Vallone, 7 refreshments 7:30 Meeting
Sept 19
114th Precinct Community
Council, Will be at Riccaardo’s 7 pm
Sept 25
Astoria Homeowners, Tenants &
Business Civic Association
Members & Astoria Community
meeting at The St. Francis of Assisi
Academy Gymnasium 21-17 45 St.,
Astoria 7:30 pm Sept 19
Dutch Kills Civic Association, Inc.
Meeting at Growing Up Green
School 39-27 28 St. 7:30 pm Sept 13
Greater Flushing Chamber of
Commerce
john@flushingchamber.nyc
Moak Yang Presbyterian Church,
12-25 Clintonville St, Whitestone,
NY 11357 646.353.6043
Hurricane Relief with Trinity
Lutheran Church Lenten Denial
Funds to go to Food for the Poor: provides emergency care in Caribbean,
S. America; currently helping Puerto
Rico hurricane victims. Contribute
online or via pew envelope; coin
envelopes at back of church. Info at
foodforthepoor.org.
-Alzheimer’s Association Caregivers’
Support Group Meets once-a-month
each third Thursday of the month
-Pastor Paul is leading a trip to Italy,
Switzerland and to see
Oberammergau Passion Play $4399
per person round trip, double room.
Deposit is due by Dec. 31, 2018 Sept.
24 - Oct 5, 2020
Identity Theft Safety from NYPD
Community Affairs After a data
breach of Equifax, a major credit
reporting agency, website has been
set up to help determine if your information has been compromised:
www.equifaxsecurity2017.com. Visit
www.nypdcommunityaffairs.org for
up-to-date info from the NYPD.
Free Immigration Services at CM
Moya’s district office every Monday
& Wednesday, 82-11 37 Ave, Suite
607, Jackson Heights 11372. Info at
718-651-1917
KCS And GMHC Immigration
Forum Family Petition, How to petition for a family member as a US citizen or a Legal Permanent Resident.
One-on-one with an expert immigration attorney 203-05 32 Ave, Bayside
Keller Wiliams Liberty 96-10 101
Ave, Ozone Park Food Drive. Please
donate canned and packaged food. A
few items with kosher certifications.
Kiwanis Club of Sunnyside
www.SunnysideKiwanis.org will meet
the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every
month at Sidetracks 45-08 Queens
Blvd., Sunnyside, 6:30 pm.

Ladies First Astoria Women’s
Empowerment Group founded by
local businesswomen for fostering personal & professional relationships at
locally-focused gatherings. Info
https://instagram.com/LadiesFirstAstor
ia
LIC/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
- Fall Networking Night, Brooklyn
Boulders Queensbridg, 5:30pm-
7:30pm Sept. 12
-NYC Development Finance
Conference 117 W. 46 Street,
12:00pm-5:30pm, Sept. 17
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.
Pheffer Amato Mobile Office
Hours
-Howard Beach Motor Club 59
Russell St, Howard Beach 5 - 7 pm
Sept 13
-Bayswater Jewish Center 2355
Healy Ave, Bayswater 5 - 7 pm Sept
13
-Toy Story 3, Admission is free,
Howard Beach 92-06 156 Ave
718.641.7086
Queens Chamber of Commerce 75-
20 Astoria Blvd. #140, Jackson
Heights 11370 www.queenschamber.org 718-898-8500 info@queenschamber.org
-Business Card Exchange Karaoke,
Corporate Karaoke Contest - Best
Performance Wins, Resorts World
Casino NYC Jamaica, 6 - 8 pm Sept
17
-Exporting to Asia, Sheraton
LaGuardia East Hotel, Flushing 12
pm -5 pm Sept 17
-Intellectual Property 101, Queens
Chamber of Commerce, 9:00 am
Sept.19
-Annual Golf Outing and Dinner,
Honoring the Honorable US
Representative Joseph Crowley,
Garden City Country Club, Garden
City 9 am - 7 pm Sept 24
Queens Community House Donate
to Pomonok Food Pantry. Non-perishable food donations. Looking for
volunteers. Contact the Center at
718.591.6060
Queens Economic Development
Corporation (QEDC) 120-55
Queens Blvd, Suite 309, for more
info call 718.263.0546 www.queensny.org

-Business Plan Competition, Enter
for a chance to win $10,000. Offering
orientation sessions in Queens
libraries 10:30 am Sept 8, 6:30 pm
Sept 10, 4:30 pm Sept 12, 6:30 pm
Sept 13, 6:30 pm Sept 17, 6:30 pm
Sept 20
-Food Entrepreneur’s Workshop, The
Entrepreneur Space 36-46 37 St,
Long Island City $240, 6:30 - 8 pm
Sept. 12, 26 Oct. 10, 24, 31 Nov. 7
-A panel discussion on the power of
resilience in food businesses.
Moderated by Robin Puskas of
NYSSFPA Tickets $15, Refreshments
served. Fulton Stall Market 91 South
Street, NY 6:30 - 9 pm Sept 18
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.
-Sicilian Language Course, reading,
writing & speaking. 12 lessons $150,
1 hour 45 minutes long. Textbook is
required. Call to register. 2:30 Sept
15
-Saturday Night Dance, Live DJ,
food and fun. Classics, oldies, top 40,
Italian and Spanish music. $12, $10
members. Includes food, dessert, coffee and tea. Alcohol for purchase. 8
pm - 12 am Sept 22
-Flea Market, Tables are available for
$25, 9 am - 4 pm Sept 15
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 Oct 4
HANAC Gala at the Mandarin
Oriental, 80 Columbus Circle, NYC
10023. www.hanac.org to buy journal
ads, sponsorship or tickets
($200/$225/$400) Honoring Bruno

Frustaci Contracting, Inc., Carmen
Padilla Volunteer of the Year 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:

Allison Alexis Queens Cancer Walk,
Benefiting Shareing & Careing,
718.777.5766. Smokey Park 95 Ave &
126 St., South Richmond Hill Adults
$20 Children under 12 Free 1:30 - 5:30
pm Sept 15
American-Italian Cancer Foundation
Mobile, No-Cost Digital
Mammograms & Clinical Breast
Exams Screening Program. No co-pays
required and deductibles are waived.
Women age 40+ w/insurance; age 50+
w/o ins., NYC residents; uninsured welcome. For info and appointment
(required), call 877.628.9090. 9 am-
4:30 pm (unless otherwise noted).
Blood Donation Opportunities Make
an appointment by downloading the
free Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting redcrossblood.org, or calling
1.800.733.2767
www.RedCrossBlood.org
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
MetroPlus Health Plan MetroTeen
Health Fair for MetroPlus members,
ages 12-21, 90-37 Parsons Blvd, 2nd
floor, 11432 More info 212-908-3739,
chackore@metroplus.org
Travel Warning for Pregnant
Women: Zika Virus May cause birth
defects. There is no vaccine; also sexually transmitted; may be no symptoms.
Info, maps of affected areas:
www.nyc.gov/health.

HISTORICAL:

Bayside Historical Society 208
Totten Ave, Fort Totten. For more
info, call 718.352.1548 or email
info@baysidehistorical.org.
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.
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
-History & Commerce in the Old &
New Netherlands at Kingsland
Homestead, 2:30 - 4:30 pm Sept. 30
Voelker Orth Museum, Bird
Sanctuary & Victorian Garden,
149-19 38 Ave., Flushing
info@vomuseum.org
www.VOMuseum.org 718-359-6228

LIBRARY SYSTEM:

Queens Library: 100s of events
daily visit www.queenslibrary.org,
click on programs; call Central
Library 718.990.0700 or individual
branches.
-Health & Wellness, Summer continues become healthier with these
upcoming programs: several forms of
yoga, tai chi, etc.; nutrition workshops for children and adults; Mental
health first aid workshop. Moving for
Life, senior health chat, Discover
symptoms of sleep apnea presentation by a doctor.
visit
http://connectqueenslibrary.org1356
to find a Queens Library near you.
-Jumpstart Your Career, Develop new
skills. Advance your English for the
workplace. Get your high school
equivalency diploma. Attend an
information session this week.
718.480.4222
-111 Places in Queens that you must
not miss. Books will be available for
sale and signing. Flushing (Rooms
A&B) 41-17 Main Street
-Entrepreneurship Series, starting a
business, eight-part series. Central
Library 89-11 Merrick Bvld, Jamaica.
Call 718.990.8625, 7 pm Sept. 4 to
Oct 23
Kanopy, with your library card
access to thousands of dramas, comedies, documentaries and more. Start
streaming now.
-East Elmhurst Library closed for

renovations starting June 16 until Fall
2018. Mobile library service available Thursdays 10 am - 5 pm starting
June 21. Nearest branches: Langston
Hughes, Corona, Jackson Heights &
Steinway.
Queens Library “Wonderful World
50” honoring 50th anniversary of
Louis Armstrong’s “It’s A Wonderful
World.” Reserve in advance
www.QueensLibrary.org
Free DMV Permit Practice Tests
Queens Library card required.
Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd,
Jamaica. Fridays, 9am-12pm.
IDNYC Card at Queens Library.
All New Yorkers are eligible.
Benefits: free membership to over 35
of the city’s leading cultural institutions, health and fitness center discounts, prescription drug discounts,
and supermarket discounts at Food
Bazaar. Enrollment centers at
Central, Flushing, and Long Island
City community libraries.
Immigration Assistance:
www.QueensLibrary.org/2022
Immigration Case Management;
NYCitizenship (make appt. at
NYCitizenship hotline 212-514-
4277); Immigrant Justice Corps
(make appointment at 212-407-
3417); and Citizenship Classes &
Workshops.
-A pop-up science encounter, In
search of earth’s secrets: Learn about
the seafloor’s core. Sept 8 walk
through an inflatable replica of the
Joides Resolution. Central Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica Sept 6 -
17
-Growning Up Mandela: Author Talk
with Ndaba Mandela Central Library
89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica 7 pm
Sept 12

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
-Think Tank Hidden Gems:Saturday,
August 4th. 1:00pm - 2:30pm at Alley
Pond Environmental Center 228-06

Northern Blvd. Experimental science
opportunity for children 7 - 10 years
old. $24 fee per child.
-Queens County Bird Club presents
“Birdsong and Vocal Learning” Free
Admission. Light refreshments served.
www.qcbirdclub.org 8 pm Sept 19
-Book Circle, Adults Free 6 pm - 7:30
pm Sept 12
-Bengali Cuisine, Adults $31 7 - 9 pm
Sept 14
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/flushingmeadows-corona-park/events. Bring a
yoga mat for workouts. All outdoor
workouts are weather-permitting.
-Evening Under The Sphere, Join us for
our second annual fundraising cocktail
party to support the Alliance for
Flushing Meadows Corona Park 6 - 9
pm Oct 4
-Free Zumba at the Playground For All
Children, 11 St. & Corona Ave. sponsored by the Community Advisory
Board. 7 pm Tuesdays
-Free Masala Bhangra Dance Class
sponsored by the Community Advisory
Board. Unisphere. 7 pm Thursdays.
-Free Boot Camp outdoors at Unisphere
5:30 - 6:30 pm & 6:45 - 7:45 pm
Fridays
-Free Yoga outdoors at Unisphere 8:30 -
9:15 am & 9:30 - 10:30 am Saturdays
-CaringKind, Walk to support its free
programs and services. For the families
and caregivers affected by a dementia
diagnosis. 6 Ave, 111 St, rain or shine 9
am Sept 16
-Senior Fitness Tennis, Mondays &
Wednesdays, near Playground for All
Children. For adults 60+ Register on
line or call 718.760.6999. 10 am - noon
Sept 17 thru Oct 26
Flushing Waterways (rpryor@riverkeeper.org)
-Flushing Bay Fall Festival, Feature
boating, tabling by local organizations.
No ticket needed. 12 - 3 pm Sept 22
Forest Park
-Richmond Hill Block Association’s
Park Fair. Rain or Shine Free
Admission Myrtle Ave. & Park Lane
South, 718.849.3759, RHBA@att.net
10 am - 6 pm Sept. 15
-Recycling Event, Sponsored by
Senator Joseph Addabbo and Assembly
Member Mike Miller. For more info
contact Senator Addabbo’s Office at

718.738.1111. Forest Park Bandshell
Parking Lot 10 am - 2 pm Sept 23
Fort Totten www.FortTottenParks.org
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
-Antique Motorcycle Show $7. Free
parking is available 11 am - 4 pm Sept
16
Soccer First Kicks Program for ages
3-6, $195, 10-11 am. Development
League Spring Season, $235, ages 6-13,
12-3 pm Sundays
Sunnyside Community Services
718.784.6173 ext. 401, or
info@scsny.org
-Sunnyside Post Mile Run/Walk register for Sept 29

SCHOOLS/KIDS:

Bayside Little League 2018
Registration The Club House, 25-32
168 St (lower level). Accepts ages 4
through 17 and also offers girls softball.
For info and registration, visit
baysidelittleleague.com.
Bombers Youth Lacrosse Program
Boys and girls K-8 grade, high school
boys and girls, boys youth travel teams,
boys and girls youth travel teams, boys
elite high school travel teams, 1st sticks
beginner classes, and boys and girls
training sessions. Sessions available
year-round with experienced coaching
staff, no parent coaches. For more info
visit bomberslacrosse.com, email
bomberslacrosseclub@aol.com, or call
917.282.8638.
Dwarf Giraffe Athletic League
Baseball & Hockey Registration Ages
4-15. Thursdays 7-8 pm & Sundays 10
am-12 pm. DG Building, 149-50 15 Rd,
Whitestone. Register online at
www.dwarfgiraffe.com or call
718.746.1539.
Federation of Italian American
Organizations of Queens, Inc. 20-12
21 Ave, Astoria, 718-204-2444 italianfederation@gmail.com

-Fall Italian Language Classes for
Adults
10-week session $120 plus workbook.
6-7:45 pm Adult Beginners Tues, Sept
18, Adult Intermediate Wed, Sept 19
Grow To Learn NYC, the citywide
school gardens initiative. www.growtolearn.org
-Citizen Saturdays at Gantry State Park,
pier 4 “Fishing Pier” - Help State Park
Rangers collect important data about
wildlife in & around park. Also includes
oyster monitoring, plant & flower
study, bird watching. Adults & children.
Noon-1:30 Saturdays beginning May
12
Let’s Play Playhouse 3417 Steinway
St, Astoria, Now offering 45 minute
classes 1 or 2 days a week. Strengthen
your child’s social and critical thinking.
Plumbing and Electrical Classes @
LAGCC Classes begin this Sept. and
run through Dec. Tuition includes all
books and supplies. Apply online.
Queens Adult Learning Center 27-35
Jackson Ave. 3rd Floor LIC 11101
(718) 361-9480
-Register to Learn English
Summer Internship Alley Pond
Environmental Center for high school
sophomores, juniors and seniors. For
more info call 718.229.4000 ext. 211 or
email kwilding@alleypond.com.
Internship at The Queens Gazette:
high school or college students welcome to apply for internships. If you
love writing and reporting, you will get
great experience in our offices.
Openings are also available for management and administrative internships.
Start right away. Email your resume to
QGazette@aol.com.
Summer Internships: LIFESCI NYC
Internship program seeks hosts for college and grad students interested in Life
Sciences careers! Application for hosts
at bit.ly/LifeSciNYCHostApp. Call
(609) 480-8742 for more info.
Summer Sports Clinic: Softball at
Flushing Meadows Corona Park field
behind Playground For All Children.
Free drop-in clinic for ages 8 - 14. 11
am - 1 pm starting July 16
TACHS Course $275 St. Agnes
Academic High School 13-20 124
Street, College Point 718.353.6276,
3:15 - 5 pm Sept 20, 27 Oct 4, 11, 18, 25
Nov 1
Whitepoint Youth Football & Cheer
program for boys & girls K through
8th grade. Flag football, summer
camps, cheer squad.www.whitepointyouthfootball.com whitepointfootball@gmail.com 347-322-0374

SENIORS:

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

STREET:

The RGMVM LL and The Queens
Alliance Baseball LG. Regist. for the
fall season at the RGMVM Little LG.
Complex, 78-23 Woodhaven Blvd. 5
years old to Adult, Division 19 and over.
For start times and fees call 718-821-
4487 or 718-366-7717
Flushing Greenmarket at Maple
Playground, 136-50 Maple Ave,
Flushing 11355 Wednesdays 8 am - 4
pm to November 28
-To sell at the Flushing Greenmarket
complete application at
www.grownyc.org.files/gmkt/questionnaire/farmer.pdf for farmers and
www.grownyc.org.files/gmkt/questionnaire/nonformer.pdf for non-farmers.
Food Scrap Collection (by Big! compost) 10 am to 1 pm. Info at
grownyc.org
Queens Greenmarket: Sunnyside
Skillman Ave & 43 St, Saturdays, 8
am-3 pm. Visit grownyc.org for info.

ONGOING EVENTS; ORGANIZATIONS

ACQC For Undocumented
Immigrants (Advocacy Ctr. of Qns
Cty) Receive a Soc. Sec. Card
through the DACA, Legal, Housing,
Health Educ., Mental Health,
Education, Case Mgmt., Food &
Nutrition and Syringe Exchange.
Main site 161-21 Jamaica Ave., 6th
Fl, Jamaica, 718-896-2500, (also in
Woodside & Far Rockaway.)
AmericaWorks Recruiting, screening,
support. 16, 228 East 45th Street, New
York,NY10017,
www.americaworks.com, 212.
599.5627. Also in Jamaica and Far
Rockaway
Animal Shelter/Rescue (donations
always appreciated):
-Animals Can’t Talk PO Box
630408 Little Neck, NY 11363
718.393.7535,
animalscanttalk@aol.com
-Bobbi and the Strays Pet Rescue &
Adoption Center, Atlas Park, 80-36,
Cooper Ave., 718.326.6070,
www.bobbiandthestrays.org
-Kitty Karetakers of Queens
Astoria, Long Island City, Sunnyside,
Woodside: 7186707221, kittykaretakers@gmail.com
-Muffin’s Pet Connection Helps
find homes for pets. 718.833.7988 or
www.muffins.org.
-www.petfinder.com For further info
Breaking Ground: Homeless Get help
for yourself, family, or someone in need
on the street. Call 311 to access shelter
service or send for a mobile outreach
team. For more info visit www.breakingground.org.
Business Assistance Calendar For
business owners seeking assistance in
skills. www.queensbp.org.
Catholic Migration Services Free
legal advice offered at the end of their
Queens tenants monthly meeting. St.
Sebastian Parish Center, 39-60 57 St,
Woodside. 718.429.4442
Certified Home Health Aide Training
Info at www.scsny.org 718.784.6160
ext.525
Council Member Francisco Moya
Culture Pass, If you have a library
card, you can reserve a pass and get
free admission to dozens of cultural
institutions. Visit online culturepass. nyc
Free Citizenship Application
Assistance. Appt, info:
718.478.3848. 3rd Sundays, 2:30-6
pm
Free Legal Clinics by Legal Aid Soc.
& Chhaya CDC info at
chhayacdc.org 718.478.3848; Sen.
Peralta, CM Dromm. Every 2nd
Weds, 4:30-6:30 pm: (37-43 77 St,
Jackson Hts, 2nd

Floor)ByAPPOINTMENT
212.788.7066
Free Home Repairs for New Yorkers
60 and older. Must be able to show
financial need. For more info: 212-
453-9542, email
info@metcouncil.org, or visit metcouncil.org. sponsored by the Met
Council.
Department of City Planning Has created a short video explaining how zoning rules in the floodplain can help
reduce flood risks and support the city’s
long-term vitality. Write to resilientneighborhoos@planning.nyc.gov or
visit www.nyc.gov/floodtextupdate for
more info.
Department of Consumer Affairs:
NYC Free Tax Prep Visit
www.nyc.gov/taxprep.
Earth Day NYS DEC new user-friendly website navigation by topic: Outdoor
Recreation; Animals, Plants, Aquatic
Life; Chemical and Pollution Control;
Lands and Waters; Education; Energy;
Permits and Licenses; Public
Involvement and News; Regulations
and Enforcement; Publications, Forms,
Maps, etc. Info visit www.dec.ny.gov
Educational Opportunities The State
Education Depart. Continuing
Education Services Vocational
Rehabilitation if you have a disability,
or unemployed visit
www.acces.nysed.gov.
Free Immigration Services in Queens
Spons. by CM Dromm & New
Immigrant Community Empowerment
(NICE). Info at cuny.edu/citizenship,
appointments at 212.652.2071.
Free Services: Immigration /
Naturalization, Senior Benefits,
Community Health Advocate. 93-03
Roosevelt Ave 2R, Jackson Heights;
Flushing Office 133-04 39 Ave.,
Flushing
Food Pantries (donate/ receive):
-BVM Help of Christians 70-31 48
Ave, Woodside, info 718.672.4848
x11 Thurs 9:30 am-noon (ID
required)
-St. Raphael’s Cans and dry food
only, photo ID. Basement Rectory,
35-20 Greenpoint Ave, LIC,
718.729.8957. Thurs 10:30 am- noon,
Sat 1:30-3 pm
-St. Teresa 50-20 45 St, Woodside,
info 718.784.2123 x22 • Tues, 6-7pm
(Photo ID Required)
-Community Food Pantry By Queens
Community House & Forest Hills
Interfaith Community, Food Bank for
NYC. Forest Hills Community Center,
108-25 62nd Dr. - Last Wednesday of
every month, 6-8 pm
Free Citizenship Classes Emerald Isle
Immigration Ctr, 59-26 Woodside Ave.

2nd floor, Woodside, More Info
call/text 646-545-7214 or visit eiic.org -
Mon, Thurs, 6 - 9 pm
Free Colonoscopy Screenings The
#2 cancer killer. Age 50+, once a
decade. Info for screening American
Cancer Soc 800.227.2345.or vicit
cancer.org
Free Compost Containers for apartment bldgs. of at least 10 stories. 311 or
nyc.gov/organics.
Free English Classes for Adults
Queens Community House, 108-25 62
Dr., Forest Hills. Info 718-592-5757
ext. 216
Free Housing Legal Services For
Corona, Corona Heights, Elmhurst,
Lefrak City. Facing eviction, need
repairs, roommate issue, Call 718-316-
9993 AAFE Jackson Heights 93-03
Roosevelt Ave, 2R, Jackson Heights.
Free Medicaid, SNAP Screenings
3rd Thursdays, Cncl. Ferreras’ ofc
32-33A Junction Blvd, E. Elmhurst,
718.651.1917.
Freeze Your Rent Seniors/ disabled
in rent-controlled/stabilized apts
freeze rent below 1/3 your income w/
SCRIE or DRIE; gives landlord tax
credit. Age 62+, on SSI, SSDI, Vets’
Disability. Total income below $50K.
Bring: proof of income, rent, age.
Astoria Restoration Assn, 31-28
Ditmars Blvd, hrs: M-F, 11 am-4 pm,
718.726.0034.
Gas Appliance Amnesty by Plumbing
Foundation, NYC amnesty program to
waive civil, criminal penalties for
improper gas work or appliances in
your building. Info
www.gasamnesty.nyc or call DOB customer service at 212.393.2406.
Gov Cuomo Free App for Veterans
connects veterans & family to jobs,
housing, education, more. Info
www.ny.gov/mobileapps.
Grace Institute (Free) Women transition back into the workforce. For training program and info www.graceinstitute.org/admissions@graceinstitute.org.
-Professional Program’s Evening
Health Care Sector 8 wk programs.
Info, open houses, start dates, graceinstitute.org or email admissions@graceinstitute.org
Grand Opening: Book Culture LIC
Court Square’s first bookstore, Book
Culture LIC, opened at 26-09 Jackson
Ave.
HANAC Western Queens Caregivers
Network. Weekly support group, counseling sessions, referrals. Info
718.777.6941
ICYMI: Health Department Pop-Up
on Queens Plaza North Free, in-person health insurance enrollment.
Application counselors can help you
sign up for health insurance and SNAP

(food stamp) assistance. Walk-ins welcome, interpretation services available.
25-05 Queens Plaza North near Chase
bank, open Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm.
Jackson Heights Community Chorus
Tues rehearsals. Renaissance Charter
School, 35-59 81 St, Info 917.200.5779.
Email: JHCHORUS@info.gmail.com
Tuesday rehearsals 7:30-9:30 pm
Jobs for New Yorkers Tens of thousands of jobs on construction projects
by Gov. Cuomo. www.labor.ny.gov/
Work Force 1 Career Center, 168-25
Jamaica Ave, 2nd Fl, Jamaica. Info
718.557.6755, www.nycgov/workforce1 Military Mondays Veterans seeking
advice concering SSI/SSD benefits,
housing concerns, child support, etc are
invited to call live answer hotline at
917.661.4500 weekdays from 10 am-4
pm for elegibility information and to
make an appointment.
New York Irish Center, Pieta House
10-40 Jackson Ave, LIC. Free, professional, confidential, therapeutic
approach to people in crisis.
718.482.0909. Info nyirishcenter.org.
Also:
-Senior Computer Club Sat., 11-1 pm
-Knit and Natter Club Tues. 11-1 pm
-Senior Lunch Club Weds., 1-4 pm
NYC CERT: Community Emergency
Response Team. 10-week training.
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/em/volunteer/ cert-inquiries.page
NYC Department of Buildings
Homeowners and Residents Night
120-55 Queens Blvd, Tuesdays at 4 & 7
pm more info at
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/buildings/ho
meowner/homeowner.page
NYC Department of Veterans’
Services NEW & first of its kind
Queens Satellite Office. Queens
Borough Hall, Ste 222, 120-55 Queens
Blvd. Enhanced accessibility for veterans to services. Walk-ins welcome. Info
718.286.2868.
Tues thru Thurs, 10 am- 2 pm
NYC Home-STAT the Homeless
Outreach & Mobile Engagement Street
Action Teams. Homelessness prevention programs, transition and permanent
housing. Contact Community Board #2
718.533.8773, qno2@cb.nyc.gov.
NYC Small Business Support Center
Business courses, one-on-one help;
Easy access to the services needed to
start, operate and grow your business.
Visit www.nyc.gov/business or call
718-570-8500
NYS Comptroller’s office unclaimed
funds. Info www.osc.state.ny.us/ouf
Office Child Support Assistance
(OCSA). Can help get noncustodial parents’ child support, help locate them,

paternity, court orders, medical support,
collection & medicaid. 32-20 Northern
Blvd, 6th Fl. (Honeywell St. entrance),
718.784.6979.
Prepare Your Organization for a
Winter Storm Ensure your business is
prepared with “FEMA’s Prepare Your
Organization for a Winter Storm
Playbook.” The free PDF is available
online and provides tools and resources
with instructuins to help you prepare for
inclement weather.
Project Open House by Mayor assists individuals in their homes by removing
small architectural barriers. Visit
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/mopd/initiatives/project-open-house.page
QEDC (Queens Econ. Devel. Corp.)
Resources for small business owners,
entrepreneurs, General Queens events.
Info 718.263.0546, www.queensny.org/qedc/ (RSVP online
www.QueensNY.org/qedc/business/events for all unless otherwise noted):
-Made In Queens (MiQ) Pop-up
Store 27-24 Queens Plaza South, ft.
new products every month. Looking for
entrepreneurs, locally made and artisanal crafts, food products, more, to sell
there. Sign up, info www.madeinqueens.nyc/
Raccoons in NYC For info on raccoons, rabies, protect your home, pets
call 311 or nyc.gov/health/rabies
Riders Alliance Organizing mass transit riders for affordable fares, service
restoration, general improvements.
www.ridersny.org., 212-590-9427
Sen. Peralta Free Legal Counsel
Starting November, Sen. Peralta’s office
with legal professionals for the CUNY
School of Law’s Community Legal
Resource Network will offer free legal
counsel on immigration and housing.
Partnered with the Immigrant Defense
Coalition and Sen. Peralta are Asian
Americans for Equality, Cattholic
Charities of New York, Center for the
Integration and Advancement of New
Americabs, CUNY/Citizenship NOW,
Emerald Isle Immgrant Center, HER
Justice (Manhattan), New York
Immigration Coalition (Manhattan),
and Queens County District Attorney
Office of Immigrant Affairs.
Small Biz Owners: Opportunity to
Request Your No-Cost Compliance
Consultation NYC Department of
Small Business Services offers no-cost
consultations on city regulations.
Advisors will not issue violations of
fines. For more info visit
https://www1.nyc.gov/nyc-resources/categories/business/businessassistanc... or call 311.
Sunnyside Community Svcs. (free)
-Assists in filing SNAP applications &

recertification. 718.784.6173 x528
-Training and Home Care Services, job
placement. 718.784.6160 x338;
Longterm care, in home or adult day
care; applying for Medicaid & other
benefits; Education & caregiver skills;
wellness activities. English/Spanish.
43-31 39th St, Sunnyside. Email:
info@scsny.org 718.784.6160;
-Social Adult Day Program for people
living with Alzheimer’s, dementia, or
physical impariments. Services include;
hot lunch, medication reminders, personal care, music and art therapy, gentle
exercise, yoga, celebrations and special
events. To schedule call Naomi at 718-
786-9273
Sunnyside Up Free Pre-Kindergarten
Students must be 4 yrs old, born in
2014. Call 718.784.6173 ext 410 or
email prek@scsny.org.
Tree Guard Program To request trees
or protect extant trees. For more info,
visit www.nycparkstreeguard.com
Vocational Rehabilitation For the disabled & unemployed. Info at
347.510.3100, or acces.nysed.gov
Volunteer Opportunities:
-American Cancer Soc. Queens Ofc.
Info 718.2611092 x5523.
-Helping Hands for the Disabled:
Be a Friend Day Pair up for 3 hours
w/ a disabled person. 718.606.9712
(Every 3rd Sat)
-Public Benefit Counselor Volunteers
age 55+, 212.614.5412, www.cssny.org
Thursday Workshop for Latinas In
Spanish; Info on health & safety
issues for immigrant Latinas:
HIV/AIDS, Domestic Violence,
Substance Abuse, Sexuality,
Depression, Self Esteem. Voces
Latinas office, 37-63 83 St., Suite 1B,
Jackson Hts - Thurs, noon - 2 pm
Vocational Rehabilitation State
Education Department Office of Adult
Career and Continuing Education
Services Queens District Office, 11-15
47th Ave, LIC. For persons w/ disability & unemployed Info 347.510.3100,
www.acces.nysed.gov
Whitepoint Cheer Squad Spring and
Fall Cheer Program For details & registration visit
whitepointyouthfootball.com.
Whitestone Fall In-House Football
League ($300) For info and to register
contact
whitepointyouthfootball@aol.com or
John McArdle at 347.322.0374.
Woodside On The Move Adult
Computer Classes Basic computer
skills. Reg at 718.476.3449 ext 16.
Mondays for 12 wks, 5:30-7:30 pm &
Wednesdays 3-5 pm.
World Ice Arena FMCP Aquatics
Center/Ice Rink, near Avery Ave and

131 St in Flushing Meadows Corona
Park. One of the best indoor ice rinks in
the city, bring your own skates or rent a
pair. Skating lessons available, as well
as games of ice hockey or sled hockey.
Fees apply. Open Monday to Sunday,
times vary. 718.760.9001

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY
COLL.
31-10 Thomson Ave, LIC,
718.482.7200, www.laguardia.edu
-CUNY Fatherhood Academy 4-
month, 3 day a week program
Recruiting Now (free; ages 18-24;
unemployed/underemployed) LAGCC,
Rm C225, 29-10 Thomson Avenue,
LIC. Learn rights and responsibilities as
a father, explore careers, get work experience, learn about parenting, earn High
school Equivalency Diploma, and prepare for college. Info 718.730.7336,
dspeal@lagcc.cuny.edu
-Free GED Program at Adult
Learning Center, 718.482.5385
-Green Jobs Training Program Apply
www.greenworkforcenyc.org,
718.663.8407
-Home to Work Ctr. For displaced
homemakers. Assessment, counseling, referrals, workshops, computer
& vocational training, job search
assistance. 718.482.5166.
-NYC Resident Veterans 60 or older
may attend college for a small fee. For
more info 718-482-5386
-Veterans Only: Evening College
Prep and GED Classes (free) Info
Elizabeth Allen at 718.482.5386 / 5231,
www.lagcc.cuny.edu/veterans.

SAMUEL FIELD Field YM &
YWHA 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy, Little
Neck, 718.225.6750. NEEDS WORK
Ongoing registration. RSVP, info
718.423.6111 ext 242; email
ASmith@sfy.org. Progs $5 per family: -Indoor Playground ($7 for one
adult, one child; $2 for each add’l)
for age 5 and under, must be w/ adult.
climbers, bridges, balance beam,
activities; sneakers required; No registration. Weds 10:45-11:45 am, 718.225.6750
ext 229, Email CGiancola@sfy.org
-Gym and Creative Exploration ($5
per family; ages 3-5 with developmental disabilities & their families)
Little Neck - Wednesdays, 3-4:30 pm
-Monday Magic: Learn & Play ($5
per family; ages 3-5 with developmental disabilities & their families)
At Bay Terrace Ctr, 212-00 23 Ave,
Bayside. Mondays 3-4:30 pm

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