Upcoming Events

CWNY Gala 2024
Thursday, May 9, 2024
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
In-person: Fort Totten Park, 207 Totten Avenue, Bayside, NY 11359

Our Gala is an opportunity for us to celebrate our work and grow our community. Please join us and support the Center!

$125 – Individual Ticket (early bird until 4/20)
$150 – Individual ticket (after 4/20)

$1,100 – Table of 10 (early bird until 4/20)
$1,350 – Table of 10 (after 4/20)


Queens Borough President Donovan Richards Jr.
Assemblywoman Nily Rozic

Karissa Bodnar
 – Thrive Causemetics
Lisa Louis Burton – Zonta International District 3
Elizabeth De Jesus – The Cottontail Corner: El Centro Pedagógico
Sergeant Yadira Reyes – NYPD

Gene McNamara – Retired NYPD


Gardening & Sustainability Workshop Series
Every Thursday @ 10:00 – 11:30 AM
Instructor: Patricia Griffin Yoon, Former NYC Environmentalist Parks Ranger
In-person: Fort Totten Park, 207 Totten Avenue, Bayside, NY 11359

Upcoming Topics:

Thursday, April 4th: “Cool Crops” – We will discuss cool hardy spring crops to plant in the garden now, beginning with peas!
Thursday, April 11th: “First Ever Seed Swap” – Bring your heirloom, organic, whatever seeds you wish to share!
Thursday, April 18th: “Tool Maintenance” – Keeping our gardening tools clean and properly sharpened is a must! We will show different ways of sharpening, safety, and tips to keep our tools lasting a long time!
Thursday, April 25th: “Irrigation for Raised Bed Gardens” – Let’s discuss various ways of watering our garden. Cost effective and most efficient ways will be demonstrated!

Donation: Members $5/session; Non-Members $10/session

Gardening Workshop

Yoga Classes
Every Wednesday @ 12 – 1 PM
Every Friday @ 10:30 – 11:30 AM

Certified Yoga Instructor: Robin Stuelpner
In-person: Fort Totten Park, 207 Totten Avenue, Bayside, NY 11359

All levels of yoga experience welcome. Email us at [email protected] if you have any questions.
Donation: Members $5/session; Non-Members $10/session

Women’s Issues Think Tank
Every 4th Wednesday of the month
April Discussion: “Environmental Injustice”
Wednesday, April 24, 2024
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

via Zoom

Guest Panelists: TBA

Career Workshop Series
Monday, May 6, 2024
May Workshop: “Vision Board”
12 PM – 1 PM
via Zoom

Guest Presenter: Gail Lewis – CUNY Professor of Communications & Toastmasters Public Speaking Champion

Financial Literacy Workshop Series
Third Wednesday of each month (Date & time TBA)
Next Workshop: Topic TBA
via Zoom
Presenter: Kathy Carroll, E.A.

Future Events

Walking Group

Event is on hold
Free ongoing event
Fort Totten Park, Bayside
Contact [email protected] for meeting place.

Career Conference
In-Person Date TBA

Free event, registration will be required
Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd, Kew Gardens


  • Guest panelists
  • Tips for career transition
  • Where to find the hidden job market
  • Challenges in resume preparation
  • Acing the interview