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If you are a caregiver to anyone with any such memory disorder the Alzheimers 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 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.
Help for low income taxpayers age 60+ and unemployed or disabled. To learn more about the program or for sites near you, please call 212-614-5533.
Garden Jewish Center of Flushing
24-40 Parsons Blvd. Mon., 7:15 p.m. 718-445-1317.
Mon., noon-4 p.m. Pride of Judea Mental Health Center, 243-02 Northern Blvd. 718-423-6200.
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.
Lion Mask Making and Workshop
With instructor Man Li on Wed., Feb. 18 from 1-3 pm at the Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. 718-358-0067.
Learn about what goes happens on Mars on Wed., Feb. 4 at 7 pm at the APEC, 228-06 Northern Blvd. for ages 8 and older. Call 718-229-4000.
The Frog Prince and the Shoemaker and the Elves presented by Marshall Katzman on Mon., Feb. 16 at 1 pm at the Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. 718-358-0067.
Shadow Play on Groundhog Day
At APEC, 228-06 Northern Blvd., on Sun., Feb. 1 from 1-2:30 pm. Children ages 3-4 celebrate groundhog day through songs, puppets, stories and more. Call 718-229-4000.
Prepare, cut and bake heart shaped cookies on Sun., Feb. 8 from 10-noon for ages 8-9 and 1-3 pm for ages 6-7 at APEC, 228-06 Northern Blvd. To pre-register call 718-229-4000.
The Story of the Mitten
Experience Jan Bretts illustrated recreation of the classic tale The Mitten on Sat., Feb. 14 from 10:30 - noon for ages 4-5 at APEC, 228-06 Northern Blvd. Call 718-229-4000 to pre-register.
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.
Computer-based Job Readiness Program
Includes self-development, resume writing, interviewing techniques and more. Begins on Mon., Jan. 26 and runs thru Fri., March 5 from 9 am- 2 pm. Takes place at the Economic Opportunity Commission of Nassau County, 134 Jackson St, Hempstead. Call 516-292-9710.
A Basic Sewing Experience. Mon., 7 p.m. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 718-793-0672.
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 pm. Call the director of the program, Alexander Pineiro, at 718-347-3279.
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.
Self-Defense for Women
Tiger Schulmanns Karate, 38-46 Bell Blvd., will hold a free self-defense for women class Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m. Call 718-423-5454 to reserve a spot by Jan. 18.
Women and Work Program
A free 15 week job and life skills training program offered by Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd. With an open house on Fri., Feb. 6 at LeFrak Music Building, Rm 226 at 10 am sharp.
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.
An Evening With the Stars
Understand and appreciate the mystery and the beauty of the universe with astronomer Mark Freilich on Sat., Feb. 21 from 7-9 pm at Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd. Call 718-229-4000 to pre-register.
At Young Israel of New Hyde Park on Sat., Jan. 31 with a preview at 7:30 pm and auction at 8:30 pm. Call 718-343-0496 for further information.
Arts and Crafts Fair
On Sunday, Feb. 29 in the Grand Ballroom of the Huntington Hilton Hotel , 598 Broad Hollow Rd. Call 631-724-5966 for further information.
Arts and Crafts Winter Extravaganza
On Sat. and Sun., February 7 and 8 from 10 am - 5 pm at the NYIT Old Westbury. With featured art, photography, handcrafted jewelry, ceramics, wood and more. Call 631-724-5966 for further information.
The Northeast Queens chapter of the NAACP will hold a clergy breakfast from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Fame Diner, 176-19 Union Tpke. on Saturday, Jan. 24. Call 718-591-0258.
Held by the Little Neck- Douglaston Memorial Day Parade Organization on Thurs., Feb. 26 at Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St, Corona. Cocktail hour starting at 7 pm. For further information call 718-279-3200.
Knights of Columbus Fundraiser Dance
On Sat., Feb. 14 from 8 pm - midnight. Order tickets by Feb. 6 by calling 718-847-7374.
Mardi Gras Gala
On Sun., Feb. 29 from 11 am- 4 pm at the Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park in Oyster Bay. With Hose and carriage rides, childrens performances, temporary tattoos, Moonbounce and more. Call 631-669-1000 x 247 for more information.
Winter Clearance Sale
At the Floral Park United Methodist Church, 35 Verbena Ave., on Sat., Feb. 7 from 9 am - 1 pm. With coats, dresses, suits and more.
Join Jessica Cimini in an exploration through Alley Pond Park on Sat., Feb. 21 from 10-11 am at the Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd. Call 718-229-4000 to pre-register.
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.
Hatha Yoga Classic
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m., Monday, Thursday, Friday 8 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday at 7 p.m. Relaxation, postures and breathing exercises. First class free admission at Ramakrishnananda Center, 733 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck. Call 516-466-0605 or go to www.ramakrishnananda.com.
Meditation Gathering - Satsang
Devotional chanting and lectures Saturdays at 8 p.m. & Tuesdays at 9 p.m. Free admission at Ramakrishnananda Center, 733 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck. Call 516-466-0605 or go to www.ramakrishnananda.com.
Yoga Course In Spanish
Eight weeks intensive course of Hatha Yoga Classic Sundays at 5 p.m. Relaxation, postures and breathing exercises. First class free admission at Ramakrishnananda Center, 733 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck. Call 516-466-0605 or go to www.ramakrishnananda.com.
The History of African Americans
With speaker Dr. Celesti Colds on Feb. 1 following Church service at 11 am at the Unitarian Universalist church of Flushing, 147-54 ash Ave. Call 718-353-3860 for further information.
AARP Chapter 2014
Seeks new members, second Thurs. of the month, 1-3 p.m. St. Josaphats 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.
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.
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 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.
Cub Scout Pack 255
Cub Scout Pack 255 meets on Friday evenings at IS 25 in Bayside. New members are always welcome. For further information, call Shawn Spencer at 718-961-8483, send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or go to the pack Web site located at: www.cubpack255.com.
Cub Scout Pack 235
Meets Fri. 7-8 pm St Luke's School Cafeteria, Clintonville Street and 17th Ave. For more information e-mail email@example.com.
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. 718-224-7888.
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.
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.
Breast cancer survivors
Second, fourth Thurs. of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 718-670-5714.
Second Thurs. of the month at 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.
Divorce Support Group
Meets every third Tuesday of the month. Join us at 7:30 pm at Womanspace, 3 St. Pauls 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 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.
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 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 at 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.
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 and lectures (upon request- call 718-352-2462) of Fort Totten conducted by historian Jack Fein. 718-352-0125
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.
To assist in cleaning out the battery of the fort. Call 718-352-2462.
Help in Emergency Rooms
Men and women are needed to help survivors of rape and domestic violence. Call 212-423-2140 for details.
The Service Corps of Retired Executives Association and counselors to Americas small business is seeking counselors to share their lifetime business experiences. Call 914-725-5421.
Volunteer at Lighthouse International
Give the gift that lasts throughout the year by becoming a volunteer at Lighthouse International and help people with vision impairment to live independent, full lives. The Lighthouse is looking for volunteers, age 16 and over, throughout New York City with skills and interests in a wide range of areas, from reading services to special events to computer training, to name just a few. Contact the Lighthouse about volunteer opportunities that are currently available through our regional offices in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn. You will receive training and support from Lighthouse staff members and the gratification of knowing that you are reaching out to people in your own community. To learn more about this exciting volunteer opportunity, call Volunteer Programs at 212-821-9405/9406 or visit www.lighthouse.org
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 on Thurs. 6 pm. Call 718-793-0672.
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.
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