Crime Victim Assistance Unit
Weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Pomonok Neighborhood Center, Inc., 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing.
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.
Free advice on basic legal issues 5 p.m. Mon. at the Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.
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.
Clinic with a trained financial advisor. Free, but appointment needed. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.
Garden Jewish Center of Flushing
24-40 Parsons Blvd. Mon., 7:15 p.m. 445-1317.
Whitestone Hebrew Centre
Thurs. 7 p.m., 12-25 Clintonville St.
Mon., noon-4 p.m. Pride of Judea Mental Health Center, 243-02 Northern Blvd. 423-6200.
Every Sat. from 4 to 6 p.m. for children ages 9-13 at St. Georges Church, 135-32 38th Ave. Call 886-7809 to register/audition.
Basic computer skills
For beginners. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.
Tues. & Thurs., 8 p.m. Korean Immigrant Services, 136-65 Roosevelt Ave. 359-5400.
Fri., 10 a.m.-noon. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.
Wed., 1-3 p.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 479-6071.
A Basic Sewing Experience. Mon., 7 p.m. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.
Caring, qualified instructor to help finish your education every Tues. morning at Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd. Call 793-0672 for appointment.
The Queens Society for Humanistic Judaism will begin a new course on Jewish history starting Saturday at 2 p.m. at Parsons JHS, Parsons Boulevard and 76th Road. Call 380-5362.
Job/Life Skills Training
A free 15-week job and life skills training class, including computer training, will be held at Queens College starting in January. There will be an open house Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 10 a.m. in the Queens College Music Building, Room 264. You must attend the open house to be considered for the program. Call 212-642-2070
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.
Mon. and Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon. Flushing Hospital Medical Center lobby. 670-5719.
Features small groups with skilled instructor. Queens Womens 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.
The City of New York Parks & Recreation will gather holiday trees from all boroughs for mulching in city parks. In Queens, trees will be accepted from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in Alley Pond Park, Astoria Park, Baisley Park, Cunningham Park, Forest Park, Kissena Park, Little Bay Park and Springfield Park. Call 212-360-1311
Thurs., 11 a.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 479-6071.
Yoga with Barbara
Tues., 6-7 p.m. North Presbyterian Church, 25-33 154th St. 767-1481.
Wed., 3-5 p.m.; Sat., 9-11 a.m. Beacon Program, Ryan JHS 216. 445-6983.
AARP Chapter 2014
Seeks new Bayside members, second, fourth Thurs. of the month, 1-3 p.m. St. Josaphats Church, 35th Ave. and 210th St. 229-2737.
AARP Chapter 3654
Meets first Tuesday of every month at Church on the Hill, 167-07 35 Ave. with social hour at noon followed by meeting. Call 352-6124.
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. Margarets Post #1172 of the Catholic War Veterans, second and fourth Thurs. of the month, 7:30 p.m., 73-53 Metropolitan Ave. 894-1133.
Thurs. at Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway. 423-8176.
Flushing Camera Club
First, third, fifth 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.
The Bay Terrace Jewish Center, 209th Street at the Cross Island Parkway, will host a coffeehouse for singles from 8 to 10 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9. Call 428-6363.
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.
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.
Women create journal of life experiences and personal Herstory. Mon., 7 p.m. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.
New Support Groups
The Flushing Jewish Community Council will hold two new free support groups for youth and for parents dealing with family relationships, developing better communications skills and adjusting to cultural changes. The first meeting will be Tuesday, Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m. for the parent group and 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 for the youth group. Register early by calling 463-0434, Ext. 2.
Cub Scout Pack 351
Meets Fri. 7-9 p.m. St. Nicholas of Tolentine cafeteria, Union Turnpike & Parsons Boulevard. Call 820-0015.
Meets Fri., 7:45-10 p.m. Redeemer Lutheran Church, Bell Blvd. and 36th Ave.
Meets Thurs., 7:30-9 p.m. 64th Circle, Fresh Meadows. 454-2391.
Shomer Shabbat Boy Scout Troop Meets Sun. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Young Israel of Windsor Park. Call 969-1571.
Venture Crew 815 of Hollis Hills
Meets every Fri. 6:15 p.m. at Chapel of the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 220-16 Union Tpke. starting Jan. 10. Call 464-3464 or 465-4236.
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.
Meet & Greet
Elderplan hosts Meet & Greet Medicare informational meetings weekly at the following times and locations: Waterview Diner, 163-30 Crossbay Blvd., Mon., 9 a.m.; Palace Diner, 60-15 Main St., Tues., 9 a.m.; Glendale Diner, 71-08 Myrtle Ave., Wed. 9 a.m.; Mark Twain Diner, 72-12 Northern Blvd., Thurs., 9 a.m.; Bayside Diner, 207-70 Northern Blvd., Fri. 9 a.m.; Shalimar Diner, 63-68 Austin St., Thurs., 3 p.m.; Caridad Restaurant, 100-02 Northern Blvd., Wed., 3 p.m.; G&P Diner, 118-03 Liberty Ave., Wed., 9 a.m.; Rockaway Sunset Diner, 116-11 Beach Channel Dr., Mon., 9:30 a.m.; and Three Star Diner, 235-20 Hillside Ave., Tues., 9 a.m. Call 921-7898.
Discussion group with Debbie. Tues., 1:30-2:30 p.m. Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave. 961-4550.
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.
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. Adalberts Parish Center, 52-40 84th St. Call 429-2005.
Temple Gates of Prayer, 38-20 Parsons Blvd. has a bereavement support group. Call 359-1160.
The Bellerose Jewish Center holds a bereavement support group at 254-04 Union Tpke. Call 343-9001.
Breast cancer survivors
Second, fourth Thurs. of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 670-5714.
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/YWHA, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway. 225-6750.
Domestic Violence group
Mon. & Tues., 5:30-7 p.m. Pomonok Neighborhood Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd.
For families and friends of individuals affected by substance abuse or emotional problems. All are welcome. Call 343-2018 or 969-9008.
Moms with Young Children
Sat., 10 a.m.-noon. Queens Womens 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.
First Fri. of month (except July and Aug.), 1 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 670-5640.
A 12-step approach welcomes those who want to stop eating compulsively. Every Tues., 8 p.m., free membership. Church on the Hill, 167-05 35th Ave. 516-794-1333.
Parents of Murdered Children & Other Murder Survivors
Third Wed. of the month, 7:30 p.m. Queensboro Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 740-1061.
Separation and divorce
Call for appointment. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 793-0672.
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.
Fort Totten Historical Center offers daily tours of Fort Totten conducted by historian Jack Fein. 352-0180.
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.
Whitestone Community Volunteer Ambulance Service, 12-15 150th St., needs volunteers to serve as dispatchers for a few hours a week. 767-1000.
Post 9/11 Stress
The Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th rd., presents a free workshop for people coping with Sept. 11-related stress with guest speaker Nina Pastor at 2 p.m. Saturday. Call 358-0067.
Discuss and create a poem or journal. Open to mature women 2 p.m. Tues. Donation requested. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.
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