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Assistance

Weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Pomonok Neighborhood Center, Inc., 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing.

Housing help

Housing needs addressed for individuals, families, building management companies. Pomonok Neighborhood Center, 67-09...

Crime Victim Assistance Unit

Weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Pomonok Neighborhood Center, Inc., 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing.

Housing help

Housing needs addressed for individuals, families, building management companies. Pomonok Neighborhood Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing. 591-6060.

Housing work group

Helps those with disabilities apply for New York City Housing Authority. First Wed. of month, 11 a.m. Queens Independent Living Center, 140-40 Queens Blvd., Jamaica. 658-2524.

Legal Clinic

Free advice on basic legal issues at the Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.

Medicare 101

Trained volunteer answers questions about Medicare eligibility criteria, benefits, filing procedures. Wed. and Fri., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Flushing Hospital Medical Center. 670-4546.

Money Management

Clinic with a trained financial advisor Thurs. at 2:30 p.m. Free, but appointment needed. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.

Bingo

Bingo

Garden Jewish Center of Flushing, 24-40 Parsons Blvd. Mon., 7:15 p.m. 445-1317.

Triple Bingo

Mon., 7:30 p.m. Bellerose Jewish Center, 254-04 Union Turnpike.

Bridge

Duplicate bridge

Mon., noon-4 p.m. Pride of Judea Mental Health Center, 243-02 Northern Blvd. 423-6200.

Children’s Activities

Children’s Choir

Every Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. for children ages 9-13 at St. George’s Church, 135-32 38th Ave. Call 886-7809 to register/audition.

Science Playground

Open for kids 6+ with adult supervision. The New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 699-0005.

YMCA activities

Recreational swimming, game time, computer classes for kids 8-18. Sat., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Flushing YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd. 961-6880.

Classes

Basic computer skills

For beginners. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.

Citizenship preparation

Tues. & Thurs., 8 p.m. Korean Immigrant Services, 136-65 Roosevelt Ave. 359-5400.

Conversational English

Fri., 10 a.m.-noon. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.

Computers

Wed., 1-3 p.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 479-6071.

Design 101

A Basic Sewing Experience. Mon., 7 p.m. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.

Karate program

Mon., 4-5 p.m. for kids 8-11; Fri., 7-8 p.m. for kids 12-16. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. 358-0067.

Tai Chi

Thurs., 11 a.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 479-6071.

Clinics/Screenings

Glaucoma screenings

Mon. and Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon. Flushing Hospital Medical Center lobby. 670-5719.

Legal clinic

Features small groups with skilled instructor. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.

Medical and pediatric clinics

Weekdays to 9 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Ambulatory Care Department, Flushing Hospital Medical Center. 670-5486.

Prostate cancer screenings

New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, 56-45 Main St. Registration required. 670-1900.

Discussion Groups

Community Education Resource Center

Tues., Wed., 10 a.m. 51-60 Marathon Parkway 423-8174.

Events

Rhythms around the world

Performers from around the world will offer ethnic dance, music and percussion sounds at the Queens Botanical Garden at 4 p.m. Sunday, 43-50 Main St. Call 463-0434.

Exercise

Meditative Classical Yoga

First class is free. Starts Wednesday at 8 p.m., Har-Tzion, 733 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck. Call 466-0605.

Prenatal exercise class

Flushing YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd. 961-6880.

Shape-up exercise class

Tues. & Thurs., 8:45 a.m. Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway 423-8174.

Yoga with Barbara

Tues., 6-7 p.m. North Presbyterian Church, 25-33 154th St. 767-1481.

Yoga

Wed., 3-5 p.m.; Sat., 9-11 a.m. Beacon Program, Ryan JHS 216. 445-6983.

Meetings

AARP Bayside Chapter 2014

Seeks new members, second, fourth Thurs. of the month, 1-3 p.m. St. Josaphat’s Church, 35th Ave. and 210th St. 229-2737.

Astroclub

Members explore space with telescopes, binoculars, other equipment. All ages welcome. First, third Thurs. of the month, 6-8 p.m. New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 699-0005, Ext. 323 or www.astroclub.org.

Auburndale Improvement Association

Third Tues. of the month, 8 p.m. 167-17 Northern Blvd. 423-3676.

Catholic War Veterans

St. Margaret’s Post #1172 of the Catholic War Veterans, second and fourth Thurs. of the month, 7:30 p.m., 73-53 Metropolitan Ave. 894-1133.

Couple’s Club

Thurs. at Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway. 423-8176.

Flushing Camera Club

First, third Wed. of the month. Flushing Hospital admin. bldg., 45th Ave. and Burling St. 441-6210.

Flushing Rotary Club

Thurs., 12:15 p.m. Friends and Co., 154-17 Roosevelt Ave. 353-1220.

Queensboro Hill VFW Post 3427

First, third Wed. of the month, 7:30 p.m. New members encouraged. 136-06 Horace Harding Expwy. 359-1987.

VFW Community Post 4787, Whitestone

Meets at 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Mon. at 19-12 149th St. The Ladies Auxiliary meets the fourth Mon. at 8 p.m. Call 746-0540.

Women at the Chapel Hall

Second Mon. of the month, 7:30 p.m. All community women invited. Community Church of Little Neck, 46-16 Little Neck Parkway. 229-2534.

Programs

After-school program

For adolescents with learning and/or developmental disabilities. Weekdays, 3-5 p.m. Association for Neurologically Impaired Brain Injured Children, Inc., 212-12 26th Ave., Bayside. Free transportation home. 423-9550.

Herstory

Women create journal of life experiences and personal “Herstory.” Mon., 7 p.m. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.

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Religious school

Marathon Jewish Community Center religious school, pre-K-2nd grade as well. 245-37 60th Ave. 428-1580.

Seminars

Forest, Rivers & Mountains

Art history survey with the Metropolitan Museum of Art at Flushing Library, Rooms A&B, 41-17 Main St. Seminar involving slides and craft workshop starts at 2 p.m. Call 661-2000 to pre-register.

Scouts

Troop 1

Meets Fri., 7:45-10 p.m. Redeemer Lutheran Church, Bell Blvd. and 36th Ave.

Troop 138

Meets Thurs., 7:30-9 p.m. 64th Circle, Fresh Meadows. 454-2391.

Troop 613

Shomer Shabbat Boy Scout Troop Meets Sun. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Young Israel of Windsor Park. 969-1571. Starting October 6. Call for more information.

Self-Help

Quit Smart

Stop smoking program includes four sessions with licensed therapist, guidebook, hypnosis tape, cigarette substitute. Flushing Hospital. 670-5476.

Self Management and Recovery Training

Sun. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Long Island Consultation Center, 97-29 54 Rd. 212-929-6107.

Seniors

Short stories

Discussion group with Debbie. Tues., 1:30-2:30 p.m. Self-help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave. 961-4550.

Support Groups

Association for Children/Enforcement of Support

First Tues. of the month, 6-8 p.m. Fresh Meadows Library, 193-20 Horace Harding Expressway. 800-738-ACES.

Bereavement group for seniors

Thurs., 2 p.m. Self-help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave. 224-7888.

Bereavement group

Helps those who recently lost a loved one. Flushing Hospital. 670-3160.

Bereavement Support Group

Tues., 3-4:15 p.m. Hillside Hospital. 470-8087.

Bereaved parents support group

Held at 7:30 p.m. the second Thurs. of the month at St. Adalbert’s Parish Center, 52-40 84th St. Call 429-2005.

Breast cancer survivors

Second, fourth Thurs. of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 670-5714.

Breathing Easy

Second Thurs. of the month (except July and Aug.) 3 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 670-5640.

Compassionate Friends of Flushing

A bereavement support group for parents who have lost a child. Third Fri. of the month, 7:30 p.m. The Church on the Hill, Flushing. 746-5010.

Domestic violence support/partner abuse group

Wed., 7-8:30 p.m. Samuel Fields/Bay Terrace YM/YMHA, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway. 225-6750.

Domestic Violence group

Mon. & Tues., 5:30-7 p.m. Pomonok Neighborhood Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd.

Moms with Young Children

Sat., 10 a.m.-noon. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.

Mothers of Twins Club of Queens

Welcomes all mothers of multiples. Fourth Wed. of the month, 8 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 464-3162.

Mutual Support Group

For parents of children all ages, Temple Israel, 188-15 McLaughlin Ave. 461-6393.

National Stuttering Association, Queens

First, third Wed. of the month, 8:15 p.m. 464-4085.

Northeast Widow/Widowers Society

Third Tues. of the month, 7:30 p.m. Community Church of Little Neck, 46-16 Little Neck Parkway. 464-4085.

Ostomy Club

First Fri. of month (except July and Aug.), 1 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 670-5640.

Overeaters Anonymous

Welcomes those who want to stop eating compulsively. Tues., 8 p.m. Church on the Hill, 167-05 35th Ave. 516-794-1333.

Parents of Murdered Children

Third Wed. of the month, 7:30 p.m. Queensboro Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 740-1061.

Separation and divorce

Call for appointment. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 793-0672.

Substance abuse

Non-Anon for families and friends of drug and alcohol abusers meets Thurs., 7:30-9 p.m. Veterans of Foreign Wars, 19-12 149th St.

Women’s group

Mon., 9:30-10 a.m. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.

Young Moms Support Group

First, third Fri. of the month, 9:30-11 a.m. Chapel of the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 220-16 Union Turnpike, Flushing. 800-351-1001.

Tours

Fort Totten

Fort Totten Historical Center offers daily tours of Fort Totten conducted by historian Jack Fein. 352-0180.

Volunteers

Dispatchers needed

Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance Corps seeks members to serve as dispatchers and ambulance crew. Must be available weekdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 347-1637.

Dispatchers needed

Whitestone Community Volunteer Ambulance Service, 12-15 150th St., needs volunteers to serve as dispatchers for a few hours a week. 767-1000.

Workshops

Job Readiness

Helps develop resumes, interview skills, job search techniques. Tues., 6:30 p.m. Call for appointment. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 793-0672.

Writers’ Workshop

Discuss and create a poem or journal. Open to mature women. Donation requested. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.

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