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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. 718-591-6060.

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. 718-658-2524.

Legal Clinic

Free advice on basic legal issues 5 p.m. Mon. at the Center for the Women of New York, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 718-793-0672.

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. 718-670-4546.

Money Management

Clinic with a trained financial advisor. Free, but appointment needed. Center for the Women of New York, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 718-793-0672.

Senior Wheels USA     Power Wheelchairs are provided to those in need. Call 800-246-6010.

Bingo

Garden Jewish Center of Flushing

24-40 Parsons Blvd. Mon., 7:15 p.m. 718-445-1317.

Whitestone Hebrew Center

Thurs. 7 p.m., 12-25 Clintonville St.

Bridge

Duplicate bridge

Mon., noon-4 p.m. Pride of Judea Mental Health Center, 243-02 Northern Blvd. 718-423-6200.

Children’s Activities

An Evening With the Stars

On Saturday, May 12 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd. Call 718-229-4000.

Butterfly Box

At the Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., on Sunday from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Call 718-229-4000.

Children’s Choir

Every Sat. from 4 to 6 p.m. for children ages 9-13 at St. George’s Church, 135-32 38th Ave. Call 718-886-7809 to register/audition.

Crazy for Caterpillars

At the Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., on Saturday from 12:30-2:30 p.m. (ages 6-8), May 17 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. (ages 6-8), May 18 from 1-3 p.m. (ages 4-5), May 24 from 10-noon (ages 3-4), May 31 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Call 718-229-4000.

Nature Club

7 sessions on Wed. May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, and 18 from 3:15-4:45 at the Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd. Call 718-229-4000.

Storytelling

At the Flushing Queens Library,41-17 Main St. on Sunday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m. Call 718-463-0434 x 4.

Classes

Citizenship preparation

Tues. & Thurs., 8 p.m. Korean Immigrant Services, 136-65 Roosevelt Ave. 718-359-5400.

Computers

Wed., 1-3 p.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 718-479-6071.

Design 101

A Basic Sewing Experience. Mon., 7 p.m. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 718-793-0672.

Free Art Classes for Seniors

Queens Museum of Art located in the Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Held on May 6. Call 718-592-9700 ext 135.

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. 718-358-0067.

Clinics/Screenings

Glaucoma screenings

Mon. and Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon. Flushing Hospital Medical Center lobby. 718-670-5719.

Medical and pediatric clinics

Weekdays to 9 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Ambulatory Care Department, Flushing Hospital Medical Center. 718-670-5486.

Prostate cancer screenings

New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, 56-45 Main St. Registration required. 718-670-1900.

Events

Basement Sale

On May 15 and 16 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday, May 17 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at St. Nicholas R.O. Church, 14-65 Clintonville St.

Benefit Dinner

For St. Anastasia School on Alameda Ave. on Friday at 7 p.m. Reservations: 718-279-9096.

Chinese and Silent Auction

On Saturday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the North Presbyteian Church of Flushing, 25-33 154 St. Call 718-445-0259.

Coffeehouse for ages 25-45

On Thursday, May 15 from 8-10 p.m. at the Bay Terrace Jewish Center located at 209 St and the Cross Island Pkwy.

From a Women’s Prospective

A talk by artist Nadema Agard on Friday at 8 p.m. Call 718-428-1859.

Rummage/Bake Sale

At Everett F. Herrel VFW Post 885, 120-19 14th Rd. on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 718-762-8886.

Rummage Sale

On Thursday and Friday, May 15 and 16 from 11 a.m.- 4p.m. at Knights of Columbus, 145-20 14 Ave.,Whitestone.

Scholarship Awards Program

On Tuesday, May 20 at 8 p.m. at the New Hyde Park Community Hall, 611 Jericho Tnpk. Call 516-488-4062.

Spring Fair and Plant Sale

On Saturday, May 17 from 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Floral Park United Methodist Church, 35 Verbena Ave. Call 516-354-4969.

Spring Fest

Hayrides, petting zoo, historic house tours, food vendors and more on Sunday, May18 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Queens County Farm Musuem. Call 718-347-FARM.

Spring Flea Market

At the Bowne St. Community Church on Saturday from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. Call 718-359-1553.+

Strawberry Festival

Different kinds of foods and entertainment at the Community Church of Little Neck, 46-16 Little Neck Pkwy, on Saturday, June 14 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m Call 718-229-2534.

Swienconka

The Polish American Heritage Society of Bayside invites the public to its annual Easter dinner dance from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Josaphat Roman Catholic Church, 34-32 210 St. Call 718-359-7667 or 718-746-5138.

Exercise

Tai Chi

Thurs., 11 a.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 718-479-6071.

Yoga with Barbara

Tues., 6-7 p.m. North Presbyterian Church, 25-33 154th St. 718-767-1481.

Yoga

Wed., 3-5 p.m.; Sat., 9-11 a.m. Beacon Program, Ryan JHS 216. 718-445-6983.

Lectures

Pain Management

On Friday, May 9 at 2 p.m. at North Shore University Hospital. Call 516-465-2500.

Meetings

AARP Chapter 2014

Seeks new Bayside members, second, fourth Thurs. of the month, 1-3 p.m. St. Josaphat’s Church, 35th Ave. and 210th St. 718-229-2737.

AARP Chapter 3654

Meets first Tues. of every month at Church on the Hill, 167-07 35 Ave. with social hour at noon followed by meeting. Call 718-352-6124.

AARP Chapter 4158

The North Flushing Chapter 4158 of AARP meets at noon the second Tues. of the month at Church on the Hill, 167-07 35th Ave.

American Legion Post 510

All veterans welcome to the monthly meeting every second Mon. at 8 p.m. in the conference room of the Adria Hotel, 220-33 Northern Blvd. Call 718-229-0845.

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. 718-699-0005, Ext. 323 or www.astroclub.org.

Auburndale Improvement Association

Third Tues. of the month, 8 p.m. at reception house, 167-17 Northern Blvd.

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. 718-894-1133.

Catholic Widows & Widowers

Will meet at the St. Kevin’s School cafeteria, 45-50 195th St. at 7:15 p.m. the second Monday of the month. Call 718-591-3492.

Couple’s Club

Thurs. at Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway. 718-423-8176.

Flushing Camera Club

First and third Wed. of the month. Flushing Hospital admin. bldg., 45th Ave. and Burling St. 718-441-6210. Special mini-seminar entitled “Make the Picture” at 7 p.m. (prior to the meeting).

Flushing Rotary Club

Thurs., 12:15 p.m. Friends and Co., 154-17 Roosevelt Ave. 718-353-1220.

Humanistic Judaism

The Queens Society for Humanistic Judaism will meet the first and third Saturday of the month at 2 p.m. at Parsons JHS, 76th Rd. east of Parsons Blvd. Call 718-380-5362.

Jewish Women International

The Aviva Chapter No. 828 of Jewish Women International holds general membership meetings at 1:30 p.m. on the fourth Tues. of the month at the North Hills Library, 57-04 Marathon Pkwy. Call 718-279-0447.

Order Sons of Italy

On Wednesday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Holy Trinity Rectory Basement, 14-51 143 ST. Call 718-746-7730.

Queensboro Hill VFW Post 3427

First, third Wed. of the month, 7:30 p.m. New members encouraged. 136-06 Horace Harding Expwy. 718-359-1987.

Queens Mineral Society

The Queens Mineral Society meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 8 p.m. in room D235 of the science building at Queens College. Call 718-347-6839.

Telephone Pioneers

The Verizon Telephone Pioneers of America, Keller Life Member Club, will meet at noon on the second Tuesday of the month, 114-04 14th Rd. (Poppenhusen Institute). Call 718-463-4535.

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 718-746-0540.

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. 718-229-2534.

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. 718-423-9550.

Register Now

One Day Bus Trip

On Saturday, May17 to Mohonk Mtn. House in New Palts, NY, sponsoredby North Presbyterian Church in Flushing. Call 718-747-0941.

Scouts

Cub Scout Pack 351

Meets Fri. 7-9 p.m. St. Nicholas of Tolentine cafeteria, Union Turnpike & Parsons Boulevard. Call 718-820-0015.

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. 718-454-2391.

Troop 613

Shomer Shabbat Boy Scout Troop Meets Sun. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Young Israel of Windsor Park. Call 718-969-1571.

Venture Crew 815 of Hollis Hills

Meets first and third Fri. at 9:15 p.m. at Chapel of the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 220-16 Union Tpke. Co-ed for ages 14-21. Call 718-464-3464 or 631-738-1903.

Self-Help

Quit Smart

Stop smoking program includes four sessions with licensed therapist, guidebook, hypnosis tape, cigarette substitute. Flushing Hospital. 718-670-5476.

Self Management and Recovery Training

Sun. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Long Island Consultation Center, 97-29 64 Rd. 212-929-6107.

Seniors

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 718-921-7898.

Short stories

Discussion group with Debbie. Tues., 1:30-2:30 p.m. Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave. 718-961-4550.

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. 718-224-7888.

Bereavement group

Helps those who recently lost a loved one. Flushing Hospital. 718-670-3160.

Bereavement Support Group

Tues., 3-4:15 p.m. Hillside Hospital. 718-470-8087.

Bereavement Group

Temple Gates of Prayer, 38-20 Parsons Blvd. has a bereavement support group. Call 718-359-1160.

Bereavement Group

SNAP (Services Now for Adult Persons), 80-45 Winchester Blvd., Building No. 4, will hold a bereavement support group for seniors who have experienced the death of a child or spouse. The eight-week session will begin Thursday, from 1-2 p.m. Call 718-454-2100.

Bereavement Group

The Bellerose Jewish Center holds a bereavement support group at 254-04 Union Tpke. Call 718-343-9001.

Breast cancer survivors

Second, fourth Thurs. of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 718-670-5714.

Breathing Easy

Second Thurs. of the month (except July and Aug.) 3 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 718-670-5640.

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. 718-746-5010.

Domestic violence support/

partner abuse group

Wed., 7-8:30 p.m. Samuel Fields/Bay Terrace YM/YWHA, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway. 718-225-6750.

Domestic Violence group

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

Families Anonymous

For families and friends of individuals affected by substance abuse or emotional problems. All are welcome. Call 718-343-2018 or 718-969-9008.

Life Issues

Strategies for reducing stress, dealing with Sept. 11. Thurs. at 5:30 p.m. Call for appointment. Center for the Women of New York, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 718-793-0672.

Moms with Young Children

Sat., 10 a.m.-noon. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 718-793-0672.

Mothers of Twins Club of Queens

Welcomes all mothers of multiples. Fourth Wed. of the month, 8 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 718-464-3162.

Mutual Support Group

For parents of children of all ages, Temple Israel, 188-15 McLaughlin Ave. 718-461-6393.

National Stuttering Association, Queens

First, third Wed. of the month, 8:15 p.m. 718-464-4085.

Northeast Widow/Widowers Society

Third Tues. of the month, 7:30 p.m. Community Church of Little Neck, 46-16 Little Neck Parkway. 718-225-8892.

Ostomy Club

First Fri. of month (except July and Aug.), 1 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 718-670-5640.

Overeaters Anonymous

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., Flushing. Call 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. 718-740-1061.

Precious Moments

An eight-week program offered by Calvary Hospital for grieving children ages 6-11 will meet Tuesdays Jan. 28- March 18 at Bayside United Methodist Church, 38-20 Bell Blvd. from 4 to 5 p.m. Call 718-518-2125.

Separation and divorce

Call for appointment. Center for the Women of New York, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 718-793-0672.

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.

Tours

Fort Totten

Fort Totten Historical Center offers daily tours of Fort Totten conducted by historian Jack Fein. 718-352-0180.

Historic Walking Through College Point

Be guided to the sites of the old railroad station, stagecoach house, estates etc. on Saturday, June 6 at 10 a.m. Call 718-358-0067.

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. 718-347-1637.

Whitestone Community Volunteer Ambulance Service, 12-15 150th St., needs volunteers to serve as dispatchers for a few hours a week. 718-767-1000.

The Little Neck-Douglaston Community Ambulance Corps seeks members to serve as riding crew members and dispatchers. Call 718-229-0400.

Workshops
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Dementia

On Tuesday, May 13 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Pride of Judea Community Services, 243-02 Northern Blvd. Featured speaker is Angela Scicutella, M.D., Ph.D. Call 718-423-6200 x 500.

Job Readiness

The Center for the Women of New York, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 325, will hold a Job Readiness Workshop to help with the development of resumes, interview skills and job search techniques at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Call 718-793-0672.

Stress Reduction

At the Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14 Rd. on Saturday from 1 -3 p.m. Call 718-358-0067.

Vitamin Therapy

Loren Gilberg, RN, will speak at Savoy Assisted Living Community, 55-15 Little Neck Pkwy, on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Call 718-423-7900.

Writers’ Workshop

Discuss and create a poem or journal. Open to mature women 2 p.m. Tues. Donation requested. Center for the Women of New York, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 718-793-0672.

Your Business as an Artist

At Flushing Town Hall on Saturday, May 31 from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Call 718-229-1323.

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