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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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mon., noon-4 p.m. Pride of Judea Mental Health Center, 243-02 Northern Blvd. 718-423-6200.
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.
At the Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., on Sunday from 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Call 718-229-4000.
Every Sat. from 4 to 6 p.m. for children ages 9-13 at St. Georges 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.
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.
At the Flushing Queens Library,41-17 Main St. on Sunday, May 18 at 6:30 p.m. Call 718-463-0434 x 4.
Tues. & Thurs., 8 p.m. Korean Immigrant Services, 136-65 Roosevelt Ave. 718-359-5400.
Wed., 1-3 p.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 718-479-6071.
A Basic Sewing Experience. Mon., 7 p.m. Queens Womens 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Womens Prospective
A talk by artist Nadema Agard on Friday at 8 p.m. Call 718-428-1859.
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.
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.
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.+
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.
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.
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.
Wed., 3-5 p.m.; Sat., 9-11 a.m. Beacon Program, Ryan JHS 216. 718-445-6983.
On Friday, May 9 at 2 p.m. at North Shore University Hospital. Call 516-465-2500.
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. 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.
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. Margarets 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. Kevins School cafeteria, 45-50 195th St. at 7:15 p.m. the second Monday of the month. Call 718-591-3492.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cub Scout Pack 351
Meets Fri. 7-9 p.m. St. Nicholas of Tolentine cafeteria, Union Turnpike & Parsons Boulevard. Call 718-820-0015.
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. 718-454-2391.
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.
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.
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.
Discussion group with Debbie. Tues., 1:30-2:30 p.m. Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave. 718-961-4550.
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. 718-224-7888.
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.
Temple Gates of Prayer, 38-20 Parsons Blvd. has a bereavement support group. Call 718-359-1160.
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.
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.
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.
For families and friends of individuals affected by substance abuse or emotional problems. All are welcome. Call 718-343-2018 or 718-969-9008.
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 Womens 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.
First Fri. of month (except July and Aug.), 1 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 718-670-5640.
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., 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.
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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
At the Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14 Rd. on Saturday from 1 -3 p.m. Call 718-358-0067.
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.
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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