LIC Youth Soccer Academy

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The Long Island City Youth Soccer Academy is  offering a five week program with 50% of the program fee going to the PTA. The $200 program, includes 2 – 1 hour classes over five weeks (10 Classes Total).  More information can be had by contacting the program directly.

The aim of the Long Island City Youth Soccer Academy is to give players a platform to have fun and learn from the beautiful game of soccer. Our goal is to develop players at all level of play by building and improving skills, confidence and teamwork.

– Practice schedule: 2 Soccer Practices per week
– Pricing: week training program is $200 (2 practices per week/each practice is 1 hour)
– Ages: Boys and Girls 5-14 years
– Enrollment period: Until March 31st, 2019
– Place: Murray Playground (45th Ave and 21st St., Long Island City 11101)

Contact and registration material can be found here (PDF)

Stepping Into Summer Dance Party & Silent Auction

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The 5th Annual Q300 PTA Stepping Into Summer Dance Party & Silent Auction
Date: Sunday May 5th, 2019
Time: 3:00pm-6:00pm
Place: Central in Astoria, 20-30 Steinway Street


Ticket: Early Bird Tickets available until April 5th, $25 for adults, $15 for kids
Regular Tickets available until May 4th, $30 for adults, $18 for kids
Day of event at door (if not sold out), $32 for adults, $20 for kids

More info here

Support the PTA and Local Businesses

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Do you love to eat good food? Tasty Mediterranean treats? And also love to help raise funds for enrichment? Well, have we got the deal for you! From Saturday, March 2 through Sunday, March 10, simply go to Cim Cim Restaurant on Ditmars, order your food, present this attached coupon, and 20% of your check goes back to the PTA! Cim Cim is located on 33-08 Ditmars Blvd. in Astoria. Check out their website: Their reviews on yelp are off the charts good too!

Also, don’t forget to stop by Bonjour Crepes and Wine for delicious sweet and savory crepes, waffles, coffee, wine and more during the Lower Division Parent Teacher Conference (on Thursday, March 14, 2019). You can bring the printed coupon or show it on your phone when you purchase. Or you can just point out to the many community fundraiser coupons plastered all over Bonjour Crepes and Wine when you make your purchase. A whopping 25% of your purchase will go back to the PTA!

Finally, not really local, but hey… the internet is everywhere!

Spring Tea Collection Fundraiser
Starting on Monday, March 4 through Monday, March 11, will be our Spring Tea Collection fundraiser.

Use our code SDS19Q300PTA and you’ll get 15% off your order + free shipping and 15% of your order will be donated to Q300 PTA. You can check out what’s available at! (Remember—for the discount and fundraiser to work, you must shop through and not the regular Tea Collection site.)

Zumba-Thon 2019

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Please join us for a fun and fitness-filled evening at the PS 17 campus on Friday, April 5, 2019 from 5:30-7:00pm.

We will be co-sponsoring our 4th annual Zumba-thon with the PS 17 PTA in the PS 17 gymnasium (28-37 29th St, Astoria, NY 11102) to raise money for enrichment programs in both schools. This event was such a blast last year that we are excited to do it again. We jointly raised over $4000 – which was split between both schools.

Click for more info.

Box Tops for Education!

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Collecting Box Tops is an easy way for our school to earn money!

Look for the pink Box Tops logo on BoxTopsParticipatingProducts – all you have to do is clip them and send them to school.

In addition to the Box Tops that can be clipped, Box Tops for Education offers credits if you download and use the Box Tops App.  Click this link for more info:

Cut Box Tops from participating brands, attach to the Box Tops Collection Sheet and send to school in your child’s backpack by Friday, February 15. If you aren’t able to attach the Box Tops to a BoxTopsCollection sheet, you can also send Box Tops in a baggie.  Please label the baggie PTA Box Tops.

For more information, including information about Box Tops promotion & EBOXTOPS codes please visit the Box Tops for Education site at

Gallery Night – For Parents

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Join us for

Parents Night at the Gallery

Enjoy food, wine and art at a Lower East Side art gallery with your fellow Q300 community members – including teachers – all for the benefit of the students of Q300!


Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery
54 Ludlow Street,  NY, NY 10002

Date / Time

Friday, November 16th at 7:00-9:00 P.M.


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Q300 Night at Bierocracy – Thursday Jan 11

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NEW DATE! This event was originally scheduled for Friday 1/12. It has been moved to Thursday 1/11

Come on down to Bierocracy in Long Island City on Thursday January 11 to socialize with fellow Q300 parents and families over good German food and some cold beer.

No flyer needed. Just tell the hostess that you are with the Q300 group.

15% of your check will be donated back to the PTA.

This event is open to both parents looking to get away from their kids and those who want to bring them. Bierocracy is conveniently located near the 7, E, M, and G subways, so it makes a great spot to stop in for a bit on your way home from work in Manhattan for happy hour.


12-23 Jackson Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101
Thursday Jan 11, 5pm – 10pm

Holiday Gift Card Sale – Order by November 29

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We’re excited to announce the 2017 Q300 Gift Card Sale. No matter how much you may procrastinate you WILL end up giving gifts to people this holiday season! You may be aware of a number of shopping “givebacks” that the PTA has arranged (see the Fundraising page on the website). This is limited time offer that might be really useful to you, your family, friends and maybe even your coworkers.

There is no cost to you… Pay face value, receive face value

Download the order form with all the details and to place your order.

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Q300 Summer Pizza Nights @ Uno Pizzaria

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Summer is in full swing, but that doesn’t mean that our Q300 students have forgotten about their classmates.  We’ve got an idea… Come down to Uno Pizzeria & Grill in Long Island City for Q300 Summer Pizza Nights!  (The 4th Thursdays of July and August.) 20% of your check will come right back to the PTA, and you just might run into some Q300 community friends.

Better yet, invite some friends or classmates and come as a group!  It’s all for a good cause… and let’s face it, who doesn’t love pizza!!!

Can’t make it… we still get 20% back for take out and delivery!

Dates: July 27 & August 24 – All Day (Lunch or Dinner)
Where: Uno’s Pizzeria & Grill
37-11 35th Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101
What to Bring: Download and print the form (Needed for Q300 Donation) : PDF
Why you should Go: Umm.. Pizza!