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Activities

The Flushing YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd., offers free computer ., recreational swimming, game room time, and other activities for children ages 8-18 every Saturday from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 718-961-6880.

The Science Playground at The New York Hall of Science 47-01 111th St., Flushing Meadows Corona Park is now Open! Ages 6 and up with adult supervision. Fee: $2 per person plus general admission. 718-699-OO05.

Animals

Free Doggie Boot Camp presented by The Academy of Canine Education is offered from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays in Crocheron Park. 718-454-5800.

Bingo

Bingo is held every Monday at 7:15 p.m. at the Garden Jewish Center of Flushing, 24-40 Parsons Blvd., Flushing. 718-445-1317.

Bellerose Jewish Center, 254-04 Union Turnpike in Floral Park offers Triple Bingo every Monday at 7:30 p.m.

The North Hills League for Retarded Children will sponsor a dinner and bingo at Harper's Restaurant 1270 Union Turnpike, New Hyde Park at 7 p.m. 718-651-0367,

Bingo every Friday night, $1,000 jackpot, $2,025 in prizes 50/50 at 7 p.m. Regular at 7:30 p.m. at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament auditorium, 203 St. and 35 th Ave., Bayside. 718-229-5929.

Bridge

Pride of Judea Mental Health Center, 243-02 Northern Blvd., Douglaston, offers duplicate bridge every Monday from noon to 4 p.m. 718-423-6200..

Classes

The Flushing Jewish Community Council is sponsoring English for Speakers of Other Languages classes at the Bethany Lutheran Church, 48-08 91 Place in Elmhurst and other locations in Flushing. Classes in Elmhurst are Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (beginning) and 10:30 p.m. to noon (intermediate). Morning, afternoon and evening classes range from beginning to advanced in Flushing. Classes are free (with a nominal book charge). 718-463-0434.

Improve your understanding and use of English in your daily life. Queens Women's Center offers Conversational English at Queens Women's Center, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten, Bayside on Friday from 10 a.m. to noon. Donation: $35. Registration fee: $5. 718-793-0672.

Design 101-A Basic Sewing Experience is offered at Queen's Women's Center 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten, Bayside. Donation: $35. Registration: $5. 718-793-0672.

It's time to finish your education in caring and comfortable environment. Queens Women's Center offers GED High School Equivalency classes at Queens Women's Center, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten, Bayside on Wednesdays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Small donation. 718-793-0672.

Computer class by a professional teacher is offered at Selfhelp Clearview Senior Center 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside. 718 224-7888

A wood class: "Learn to Use Machinery Tools" and "Learn to Make Assorted Gifts and Toys" is offered Tuesday afternoons at Selfhelp Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside. 718-224-7888.

Computer class for beginners is offered on Saturday mornings at The Queens Women's Center Legal Clinic, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten, Bayside. Small groups, with skilled instructor. 718-793-0672.

Painting space instruction is offered every Monday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at The Queens Women's Center Legal Clinic, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten, Bayside. Arts materials donation: $50. Registration fee: $5. 718-793-0672.

Spanish and French classes for ages 60 and over are offered every Friday at 10:30 a.m. at Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck. 718-423-8179.

The Flushing YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd., offers pre-natal exercise classes. 718-961-6880.

The Queens Women's Center at Fort Totten, Bayside offers painting space and instruction every Monday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Donation: $50. Registration: $5. 718-793-0672.

Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy., Little Neck offers art class led by Otto Nedo every Friday at 10 a.m. The center also offers bridge lessons for beginners on Mondays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Tuition: $40. 718-423-8179.

Clinics

Starting this May, The Ambulatory Care Department at Flushing Hospital Medical Center will be offering weekend and evening hours in its medical and pediatric clinics. From Monday through Friday, the cliniccs will be open until 9 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 718-670-5486.

Clubs

Zion Episcopal Church, 243-01 Northern Blvd., Douglaston offers a Saturday Youth Club, for children ages 4 through 8. The club will be held on Saturdays through May, from 10 a.m. to noon. Crafts, music, Bible stories, snack. Free admission. Parking behind church on 44th Ave. 718-225-0466.

The Samuel Fields/Bay Terrace YM&YMHA, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck has expanded the afterschool socialization, recreation program for children with special needs; mental retardation, autism, learning disabilities, neurological impairments, ages 5-21. The program runs Monday through Friday. 718-225-6750.

Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck, offers a couple's club that meets every Thursday. 718-423-8179.Discussion Groups

A short story discussion group with Debbie takes place every Tuesday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Selfhelp Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26 Ave., Bayside. A different story is discussed every week. All are welcome. 718-961-4550.

Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck, offers a discussion group that meets every Tuesday at 10 a.m. and a current events group that meets every Wednesday at 10 a.m. 718-423-8179.

Events

Queensborough Community College Chorus, R. John Specht, director, presents An American Buffet on Sat., May 12 at 8 p.m. A variety-filled panorama ofmusic from America's past and present. Enjoy the sentimental favorites of Stephen Foster, the soulfuljazz of Duke Ellington, the majesty of Broadway and the slapstick ofold-time vaudeville. QCC Theater. Tickets: $10, $8. 718-631-6393.

The Bayside Jewish Center will hold its annual game and card party on Wed., May 16 at 7 p.m. Admission: $12, $10. 718-352-7900. Queensborough Community College presents Summer Day Camp free Open House on Mon., May 14 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. RFK Gym Building. Camp runs Mondays through Thursdays, from Thursday, June 28 through Thursday, August 2. Both full and half-day programs are available. Camp's offerings include sports and fitness, trips, swimming, science, computer, arts and crafts, dance, movement, and academic enrichment. 718-631-6343.

Queensborough Community College presents Healing through the use of Touch on Wed., May 2 at 1 p.m. Demonstrated by Professor Alexandra Tarasko, Queensborough Community College Nursing Department. Sponsored by the Newman Catholic Center. Free event. 718-423-0002.

The Queens Borough Public Library presents an author talk with beloved TV personality Valerie Harper at the Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St., Flushing on Wed., May 9 at 6:30 p.m. Harper will discuss her new book, Today I Am a Ma'am, a humorous look at being

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