Community Calendar for Northeast Queens

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Alzheimer's Disease

If you are a caregiver to anyone with any such memory disorder the Alzheimer's Adult Day Care Program, 157-16 65 Ave. can help. Call 718-358-3514 for further information.

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, and 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.

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.

Senior Wheels USA

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

Children's Activities

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.


Citizenship Preparation

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


Wed., 1-3 p.m. Bayside Senior Center, 221-15 Horace Harding Expy. 718-479-6071.

Doggie Boot Camp

The Academy of Canine Education holds conducts a free doggie boot camp every Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. in Crocheron Park. Reservations are required. Call 718-454-5800.

Eat Healthy ... Eat Well

Instructed by Jim Slim at the Kew Gardens Community Center on Fridays noon-1 p.m.

GED Test Prep Classes

Offered at MS 172, 81-14 Floral Park. Every Tues. and Wed. from 7-9 p.m. Call the director of the program, Alexander Pineiro, at 718-347-3279.



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

Medical and pediatric

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


Woodcarvers Association

The Greater New York Woodcarvers Association meets the third Tuesday of every month, except during the summer, at 84-54 248th St. at 7:30 p.m. New and experienced carvers welcome.


Auto Theft Program

The 111th Precinct will hold VIN etching, and discuss how to combat auto theft, ID an air bag and more Saturday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Modell's parking lot, 242-02 61st Ave. Call 718-279-5215.

Flea Market

St. Nicholas of Tolentine Church, 150-75 Goethals Ave., hold a flea market every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weather permitting, through Nov. 28. Call 718-591-1815.

Flea Market

Grace Church, 151-17 14th Rd., will hold a flea market Saturday, May 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission 25 cents.

For Biddin' Café

The Unitarian Universalist Church of Flushing, 147-54 Ash Ave., will hold an auction and coffee house Saturday, May 8, starting at 7 p.m. There will also be a cash bar. Call 718-353-3860.

Jewish Community Breakfast

The Queens Jewish Community Council will hold its 8th annual testimonial and installation breakfast at the Bayside Jewish Center May 16 at 9 a.m. Call 718-544-3700, Ext. 27.

Memorial Day Parade Luncheon

The Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade Organization will hold a luncheon Sunday, May 23, at the Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Call 718-279-3200 or go to

My Park Day

Friends of Little Bay Park will conducts its semi-annual clean-up of Little Bay Park starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 15, meeting at the park entrance - Utopia Pkwy and Cryders Lane. Refreshments and tools supplied.

PS 214 Anniversary

The Cadwaller Colden School (PS 214), 31-15 140th St., will celebrate its golden anniversary Tuesday, May 18, from 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 p.m. and Thursday, May 20, from 4 to 8 p.m. Call 718-461-4055.

QJCC Breakfast

The Queens Jewish Community Council will hold its eighth Annual Testimonial and Installation Breakfast at the Bayside Jewish Center May 16 at 9 a.m. Honorees include: Assemblyman Michael Cohen, Bridges for Children Center, and Steve Pezenik, Special Projects Director for Local 338 of the RWDSU/United Food and Commercial Workers union. For information on tickets and journal ads, contact QJCC at 718-544-3700, Ext. 27, or e-mail

Spring Fair

The United Methodist Church, 35 Verbena Ave., Floral Park, will hold its annual spring fair and plant sale Saturday, May 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 516-354-4969.

Spring Fair

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 263rd St. & Union Tpke., will hold a spring fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 8. Call 718-347-5990.


Tai Chi

Thurs., 11 a.m. Bayside Senior Center, 221-15 Horace Harding Expy. 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.

Ramakrishnananda Yoga

Hatha Yoga Classic - Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m., Monday, Thursday, Friday 8 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday at 7 p.m.

Meditation Gathering - Devotional chanting and lectures Saturdays at 8 p.m. & Tuesdays at 9 p.m. Free admission.

Course In Spanish - Eight weeks intensive course of Hatha Yoga Classic Sundays at 5 p.m. Relaxation, postures and breathing exercises. First class free. Ramakrishnananda Center, 733 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck. Call 516-466-0605 or go to


From Hope to Homeland

The Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke., will present Dr. Mitchell C. Bard who will discuss the Middle East Saturday during services. Call 718-380-4145.


AARP Chapter 2014

Seeks new members, second Thurs. of the month, 1-3 p.m. St. Josaphat's Church auditorium, 35th Ave. and 210th St. Social hour 11:30 to 12:30. Call 718-428-9728.

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 3698

Meets the second Wednesday of the month at the Douglaston Community Church at noon. New members are welcome.

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 718-428-2895.

Auburndale Improvement Association

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

Bubbe Meinses

The Bayside Jewish Center Sisterhood meets the third Monday at 203-05 32nd Ave. at 7:30 p.m. Call 718-352-7900.

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.

Floral Park Civic

The Floral Park Community Civic Association meets the third Wednesday of the month at 8 p.m. at the North Fork Bank on Hillside Ave. and 257th St. Call 646-641-7248.

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 fourth 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.


The National Infertility Network Exchange will hold its monthly educational meeting Tuesday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m. at the Samuel Field YM-YWHA, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy. The meeting will focus on adoption and birth parents.

Queensboro Hill VFW Post 3427

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

Queens Mineral Society

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

Sons of Italy

The Sons of Italy Italian Tradition Lodge meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Holy Trinity School, 14-45 143 St. Call 718-767-4742

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

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.

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Flushing High Reunion

The Flushing High School class of 1954 will have a reunion in October at the Flushing Sheraton Hotel. Call Rose Paterno at 718-539-5848.


Cub Scout Pack 255

Cub Scout Pack 255 meets on Friday evenings at 7:30 p.m. IS 25 in Bayside. New members are always welcome. For further information, call Shawn Spencer at 718-961-8483, send an e-mail to or go to the pack Web site located at:

Cub Scout Pack 235

Meets Fri. 7-8 p.m. St. Luke's School Cafeteria, Clintonville Street and 17th Ave. For more information e-mail

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.


Quit Smart

Stop smoking program includes four sessions with licensed therapist, guidebook, hypnosis tape, and 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.


Short stories

Discussion group with Debbie. Tues., 1:30-2:30 p.m. Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave. 718-224-7888.

Support Groups


For relatives and friends of alcoholics. Every Sun. in the Sacred Heart School Basement, at the corner of 216th St. and 38th Ave., from 7-8:15 p.m.

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.

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 at 3 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 718-670-5640.

Cancer Victors & Friends

The International Cancer Victors and Friends will meet the fourth Sunday of the month from 3 to 5 p.m. at 20-30 College Pt. Blvd. Call 718-767-3650.

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.

Divorce Support Group

Meets every third Tuesday of the month. Join us at 7:30 p.m. at Womanspace, 3 St. Paul's Place, Great Neck. For more information call Emily A. Schwartz 516-829-2778 or 516-996-5709.

Domestic Violence Support/

Partner Abuse Group

Wed., 7-8:30 p.m. Samuel Field/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.

Medical Assistance

Arthritis, hip, knee and shoulder joint replacement patient support group monthly free seminar. For information call Mildred or Annette at 718-661-3737 or Susan at 718-286-3810.

Moms with Young Children

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

Motherhood Sooner or Later

Womanspace in Great neck is forming a discussion group for moms 35 and up with young children. Meeting time is flexible. Call Robin at 516-773-0911.

Mothers of Twins Club

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

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 at 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.

Scoliosis Association

The Scoliosis Association of Long Island meets the third Thursday of the month at LIJ North Shore Health Systems on Lakeville Road on in room 202. Call 917-655-4707.

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.


Fort Totten

Fort Totten Historical Center offers daily tours and lectures (upon request- call 718-352-2462) of Fort Totten conducted by historian Jack Fein. 718-352-0125


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 crewmembers and dispatchers. Call 718-229-0400.

Fort Totten

To assist in cleaning out the battery of the fort. Call 718-352-2462.

Foster Parents

Seeking foster parents in Queens. Will train, 24-hour support, generous stipend. Call Donna at 800-640-1890, Ext. 218.

Help in Emergency Rooms

Men and women are needed to help survivors of rape and domestic violence. Call 212-423-2140 for details.

Holocaust Resource Center

Queensborough Community College's Holocaust Resource Center and Archives needs retired teachers and others to work as educational guides and docents, p/t days. Call Dr. William Shulman at 718-281-5770.


The Service Corps of Retired Executives Association and counselors to America's small businesses is seeking counselors to share their lifetime business experiences. Call 914-725-5421.


Look Good, Feel Better

The American Cancer Society and LIJ Medical Center will host a free workshop: "Look Good, Feel Better" at 270-05 76th Ave. Room 202 Monday, May 10 at 1:30 p.m. Call 718-470-7094.

Posted 7:03 pm, October 10, 2011
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