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Meetings | Exhibits | Miscellaneous | Kids & Family | Religion, Faith & Worship | Seniors | Clubs | Exercise | Healthcare Help | Support Groups | Tours | Volunteer Calls | Classes, Seminars & Workshops

Meetings

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The Community Church Of Little Neck Women at the Chapel Hall

When: Second Monday of each month, 7:30 p.m.

Where: 46-16 Little Neck Parkway. Parking is available

Contact: 718-229-2534

American Martyrs Catholic War Veterans Post Meetings — New members are welcomed.

When: Second Monday of each month, 7:30 p.m.

Where: American Martyrs Catholic War Veterans Post, Union Tpke. and Bell Blvd., Bayside

Contact: 718-468-9351 or 718-631-0896

VFW Meetings — Whitestone VFW Community Post 4787 and Ladies Auxiliary.

When: Second Monday of the month, 8 p.m.

Where: Post 19-12 149th St., Whitestone

Contact: 718-746-0540

The American Legion Edward M. McKee Post No. 131

When: Meets first and third Tuesdays of the month

Where: 10-20 Clintonville St., Whitestone

Contact: 718-767-4323

Auburndale Civic Association — Keep on top of the activities and developments concerning your community. Come out to the meetings of the Auburndale Improvement Association.

When: Third Tuesday of each month, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Reception House, 167-17 Northern Blvd., Auburndale

Contact: 718-661-1754

AARP Chapter 2014

When: Second Thursday of each month. Social hour 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., meeting 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: St. Josaphat’s Church Parish Hall, 35th Avenue and 210th Street, Bayside

Contact: 718-428-9728

Toastmasters Meeting — The best way to improve your communication skills to become a better speaker and a more effective leader.

When: Second and Fourth Thursdays of each month, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Whitestone Library, 151-10 14th Rd., Whitestone

Contact: 718-746-4757

Exhibits

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Queens As It Was: 1880-1920 — The exhibit focuses on the transitional period between the 19th and 20th centuries and its effects on society on Queens. The exhibit highlights the changes that took places in the areas of healthcare, leisure, childhood, and public safety.

Where: Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave., Flushing

Cost: Free with admission to Kingsland Homestead; Admission: $3 adults, $2 seniors and students, Free for children under 10

Contact: 718-939-0647 ext. 17; www.queenshistoricalsociety.org

Persistence: A Celebration of Landmarks in Queens: Past, Present, Future — Newly taken color photographs of the 50-plus landmarks in Queens are displayed together with 10 photographs of other Queens buildings deserving of landmark status.

Where: Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave., Flushing

Cost: Free with admission to Kingsland Homestead; Admission: $3 adults, $2 seniors and students, Free for children under 10

Contact: 718-939-0647 ext. 17; www.queenshistoricalsociety.org

Kingsland: From Homestead to House Museum — This permanent panel exhibition uses copies of photographs, documents and maps as well as newly created images to tell the story of Kingstead and the people who called it home for over 200 years.

Where: Kingsland Homestead, 143-35 37 Ave., Flushing

Cost: Free with admission to Kingsland Homestead; Admission: $3 adults, $2 seniors and students, Free for children under 10

Contact: 718-939-0647 ext. 17; www.queenshistoricalsociety.org

The Permanent Photographic Exhibition of the Harriet & Kenneth Kupferberg Center — The exhibit will feature dramatic and telling scenes of Europe before the Holocaust, WWII and the rise of national Socialism, the Path to Destruction, Imprisonment and Liberation.

When: Spring 2008, Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Queensborough Community College Kepferberg Center, 222-05 56 Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-281-5770; www.qcc.cuny.edu/hrca

Miscellaneous

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Dance With Me — With a complimentary hot buffet, dessert, coffee and tea included. Call for reservations.

When: Every Sunday Night, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Doors open 6:30 p.m.

Where: 24-20 Parsons Blvd., Flushing

Cost: $13 per person

Contact: 718-886-3647

Party Bridge & Duplicate Bridge — Partners arranges, master points issued.

When: Mondays, 10 a.m. to noon; Bridge lesson; 12:30 p.m.; Duplicate bridge: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: The Pride of Judea, 243-02 Northern Blvd., Douglaston

Contact: 718-423-6200

Wednesday Nite Rap — For singles and single parents 40 years of age and over.

When: Wednesdays, 3 p.m.

Where: Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Cost: Members, $7; Non-Members, $10

Contact: 718-225-6750 ext. 243

Play Mahjong — Play the game with experienced players or learn to play it.

When: Every Friday, 1 p.m.

Where: Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-268-5960

Doggie Boot Camp — Helps owners dogged by unruly pets.

When: Every Sunday afternoon, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. (except holiday weekends, weather permitting)

Where: Crocheron Park

Cost: Free. Reservations are required, and class size is limited. Donations accepted.

Contact: 917-318-9845; www.dogschoolny.com.

Lipsky-Blum Post #764 — As a veterans organization, we will supply American flags to take to cemeteries. We will also take all American flags for disposal. When a veteran dies, we will present our flag.

Where: Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A., 43-35 Union St., Apt. 5A, Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-463-4742

Calling All Alumni — Sacred Heart would love to hear from the alumni from the school.

Where: Sacred Heart School, 216-01 38 Ave., Bayside

Contact: Ms. Vita Bolkovic at 718-631-4804 or write her to the address above.

Kids & Family

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Training Wheels — Hadassah and Hillcrest Jewish Center co-sponsor an exciting new program for parents and grandparents with children ages 2-5. Adults and children learn together to celebrate Shabbat and the Jewish holidays.

When: One Sunday a month, 10 a.m.

Where: Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Turnpike, Flushing.

Contact: 718-969-5777

Monday Magic: Learn & Play — One of two exciting weekday programs for pre-school children (ages 3-5).

When: Mondays, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where: The Bay Terrace Center, 212-00 23rd Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-225-6750 ext. 262

Cub Scout Pack #376 — All are welcome. For grades 1 to 5.

When: Every Monday, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Temple Beth Sholom, 172 St. and Northern Blvd., Flushing

Contact: 718-463-4143

Boy Scout Troop #376 — All are welcome. For grades 6 and up.

When: Every Monday, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Temple Beth Sholom, 172 St. and Northern Blvd., Flushing

Contact: 718-463-4143

Single Parents with Children — The Samuel Field Y offers groups, activities, and dinner for single parents with children looking to connect with other single parents with children.

When: Every other Monday, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: The Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Cost: Small fee required for food and activity

Contact: Danielle Quinn, 718-225-6750 ext. 263

Universal Pre-Kindergarten — The Community Church of Little Neck still has openings for the 2007-2008 school year. To be eligible, children must be 4 years.

When: Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Community Church of Little Neck, 46-16 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Contact: 718-229-9389 or the church office, 718-229-2534

Not Quite Nursery Program — For 2-year-olds

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Samuel Field Y Bay Terrace Center, 212-00 23 Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-423-6111

Weekly Storytimes — Foster the love of reading with weekly children’s storytimes and a cookie break. Event may change. Call ahead to confirm.

When: Tuesdays at 10 a.m., Thursdays at 7 p.m. Events may change. Please call ahead to confirm.

Where: Barnes & Noble Fresh Meadows, 176-60 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-380-7077

Teen Center — Play basketball, get free SAT prep, acquire community service hours to graduate. Basketball league is forming and SAT prep will start in November. Registration has begun.

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-9 p.m.

Where: 18-25 212 St., Bayside

Cost: Free

Contact: Jessica Moskin at 718-423-6111

Gym & Creative Exploration — One of two exciting weekday programs for pre-school children (ages 3-5).

When: Wednesdays, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: The Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Contact: 718-225-6750

Junior Nature Kids — Junior Nature Kids explore their environment with all five senses through games, crafts, learning activities and nature walks. Help care for animals and better understand secrets such as camouflage. Investigate the mysteries of animals and plants up-close after school. Snack included. For Grades K-2. Limited to 12 participants. Pre-registration required. Lasts for 10 sessions, concludes on June 11.

When: Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Where: APEC, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston

Cost: Members, $120; Non-Members, $140

Contact: 718-229-4000

Group Guitar Lesson for Children — Lasts for 10 consecutive sessions.

When: Wednesdays Ages 8-11: 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.; Ages 12-17: 4:15 to 5 p.m.

Where: Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04-14 Rd., College Point

Cost: $90 for 10 consecutive sessions

Contact: 718-358-0067

Toddler Time — An active program that includes stories, music and fingerplays for children ages 2-3 accompanied by their caregiver.

When: Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.

Where: Flushing Public Library, Rooms A&B, Lower Level, 41-17 Main St., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-661-1212

Picture Book Time — The program features stories along with music, games and other activities for ages 3 1/2 to 5 years old.

When: Thursdays, 1:30 p.m.

Where: Flushing Public Library Story Room, 41-17 Main St., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-661-1212

Picture Book Hour — Fingerplays and songs fro ages 3 1/2 to 5. Child must be have been born by July 2003. Parents may wait in the children’s room during the program. Pre-registration required.

When: Thursdays, 1:30 p.m.

Where: Whitestone Public Library, 151-10 14 Rd., Whitestone

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-767-8010

Learn to Draw — Learn to draw with Eric Cheung.

When: Thursdays, 4 p.m.

Where: Auburndale Public Library, 25-55 Francis Lewis Blvd., Auburndale

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-352-2027

Toddler Learning Center — For ages 18 months to 3 years and their caregivers. A five weekly workshop with specialists presenting such topics as nutrition, reading, behavioral development, speech and creative movement and coloring activities, toys. Registration required before the session.

When: Fridays, 10:30 a.m.

Where: East Flushing Public Library, 196-36 northern Blvd., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-357-6643

Mother Goose Time — For babies and toddlers ages 12-24 months, with parent or caregiver. Pre-registration required.

When: Fridays, 11 a.m.

Where: Bellerose Public Library, 250-06 Hillside Ave., Bellerose

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-831-8644

Math Help — Free weekly math tutoring for grades 4 through 8.

When: Saturdays, 10 a.m.

Where: Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-661-1212

Saturdays Morning for Families — Two-hour interactive art workshops designed for children in grades K-6 and their parents.

When: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Where: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Cost: $6 adult members; $8 adult non-members; $4 children members; $6 non-members

Contact: 718-463-7700 ext. 222

Music for Tots — Your youngest children, 18 months to 4 years old, can explore the joy of music in a warm, nurturing and safe family environment. Taught by experienced educators, these workshops feature creative movement and age-appropriate musical instruments.

When: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where: Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Cost: $6 adult members; $8 adult non-members; $4 children members; $6 non-members

Contact: 718-463-7700 ext. 222

Chess Club — Ages eight through teens, all skill levels welcome. Learn basics or improve your game.

When: Saturdays, 2 p.m.

Where: Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-661-1212

After school programs — Dedicated to meet the specific needs of elementary school aged children who have learning disabilities and ADHD or PDD.

When: Daily, 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where: Bay Terrace Center, 212-00 23rd Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-225-6750 ext. 266

Joint Gym Nights — With different Youth Groups of the Hillcrest Jewish Center and the Hollis Hills Jewish Center.

When: Evenings

Where: Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke., Flushing

Cost: Members: $70; Non-members: $95

Contact: 718-380-4145

Children with Special Needs — The Special Services Program at the Samuel Field YM&YWHA has openings in its day camp program for children with special needs, including autism and mental retardation. Childhood ages 5-9 and campsite ages 9-21.

Where: The Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Contact: 718-225-6750

All Sorts of Sports — For children grades K-6.

Where: The Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Contact: 718-225-6750 Ext. 229

Indoor Playground — For Children 5 and under.

Where: The Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Contact: 718-225-6750 Ext. 229

Birthday Parties — For all ages.

Where: The Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Contact: 718-225-6750 Ext. 229

Basketball Program — Teens in grades 7-9 participate in a skill building basketball league.

Where: The Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Contact: 718-225-6750 Ext. 229

Basketball Program — Teen in grades 7-9 participate in a skill building basketball league.

Where: The Bay Terrace Center, 212-00 23rd Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-225-6750

Day Camp — A program for children with special needs, including autism and mental retardation. For childhood ages 5-9 and campsite ages 9-21.

Where: The Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Contact: 718-225-6750 Ext. 259

Project Child — For children ages 5-12 with ADD, ADHD, learning disabilities, and autistic spectrum disorders. Also offering an inclusion program within the school program.

Where: Bay Terrace Center, 212-00 23 Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-423-6111 ext. 228

Free Universal Pre-Kindergarten — For children born in the year 2004. Applications are available for the 2008-2009 school year. To be eligible, bring proof of birth date of the child, proof of address, and a record of immunization of the child.

Where: Briarwood Early Childhood Center, 139-76 85 Dr., Briarwood

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-297-5288

Religion, Faith & Worship

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B’nai B’rith Youth Organization — For high school youths.

When: Every Thursday, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Temple Beth Sholom, 172 St. and Northern Blvd., Flushing

Contact: 718-463-4143

Sunday School — Redeemer Lutheran School cordially invites all children to attend Sunday School

When: Sundays, 9 a.m.

Where: Redeemer Lutheran Church, 36-01 Bell Blvd., Bayside

Contact: 718-229-5770

Adult Education Classes — With Rabbi Judah Kogen. Topics will be repeated in the evenings. Minimal covert required.

When: Mondays, 10 a.m. Bible; 11 a.m. Judaism of the Rabbis

Where: Sisterhood of the Jewish Center of Kew Gardens Hills, 71-25 Main St., Flushing

Contact: 718-263-6500

Hebrew Letters — Practice the Hebrew letters in order to familiarize yourself with the prayers. With Rabbi Moses Kirsh.

When: Tuesdays, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Bayside Jewish Center, 203-05 32 Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-352-7900

Study the Prayer Book — Understand the order of the prayers and get to know the message of each portion of the prayer. With Rabbi Moses Kirsh.

When: Tuesdays, 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Bayside Jewish Center, 203-05 32 Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-352-7900

Kabbalah and Zohar — With Rabbi Moses Kirsh.

When: Tuesdays, 9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Bayside Jewish Center, 203-05 32 Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-352-7900

Folk Dancing — With Alan Bloom.

When: Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Temple Beth Sholom, 171-39 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Cost: $14 per session

Contact: 718-463-4143

Finding Our Faith in All the Right Places — Information from the Bible study sessions will be repeated during the Adult Sunday School.

When: Bible Study Session: Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.; Adult Sunday School: Sundays, 9 a.m.; Sunday Service: Sundays, 10:30 a.m.

Where: Colonial Church of Bayside, 54-02 217 St., Oakland Gardens

Contact: 718-224-3899

Cantor Moti Fuchs — A meaningful introduction to the world of Shabbat Prayer.

When: Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. after Minyan

Where: Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke., Fresh Meadows

Contact: 718-380-4145

Adult Choir Rehearsals — Just need a love of music, no experience necessary.

When: Fridays, 7 p.m.

Where: Temple Beth Sholom, 171-39 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Contact: 718-463-4143

Erev Shabbat Service — Followed by Oneg Shabbat social hours.

When: First Friday of each month, 8 p.m.

Where: Temple Beth Sholom, 172nd St. and Northern Blvd., Flushing

Contact: 718-463-4143

Sabbath Eve Service — Led by Rabbi Bruce Goldwasser and Cantor Sandra Goodman. Followed by a friendly Oneg Shabbatt social hour. Also a Junior Congregation led by Confirmation Class students following the service.

When: Fridays, 8 p.m.

Where: Temple Beth Sholom, 172nd St. and Northern Blvd., Flushing

Contact: 718-463-4143

Shabbat Service

When: Fridays, 8:15 p.m.

Where: Free Synagogue of Flushing, 41-60 Kissena blvd., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-961-003 or visit www.freesynagogue.org

Torah Study — Led by Rabbi Bruce Goldwasser.

When: Saturdays, 10 a.m.

Where: Temple Beth Sholom, 171-39 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Contact: 718-463-4143

Al Galgalim: Training Wheels Program — Children will learn to celebrate Shabbat and the Jewish Holidays through songs and fun-filled activities the children and adults learn together. For children ages 2-5.

When: Daily, 10 a.m.

Where: Hillcrest Jewish Center, 183-02 Union Tpke., Flushing

Contact: 718-969-5777

Seniors

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The Pomonok Center — A variety of classes and events on line dancing, English, Tai Chi, relaxation, bingo, movies, painting arts and craft, aerobics quilting and floral arrangements.

When: Daily

Where: The Pomonok Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing

Contact: 718-591-3377

Looking for Retired Musicians — We are looking for additional retired musicians who would be interested in volunteering their talents to increase the enjoyment of our members.

When: Daily

Where: The Pomonok Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing

Contact: 718-591-3377

Quilting Classes

When: Weekly

Where: The Pomonok Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing

Contact: 718-591-3377

Evening Group — For people who are interested in expressing themselves through written world. The group will meet biweekly and will work together to improve their ability.

When: Biweekly

Where: Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Contact: 718-225-6750 ext. 236

Computer Classes for Seniors — Seniors will learn the basics of computer operations, including some word processing, e-mail and the internet in a user friendly environment. Classes meet once a week for 8 weeks and lasts for 1 1/2 hours.

When: Mondays

Where: Selfhelp Benjamin Rosenthal Senior Center, 45-25 Kissena Blvd., Flushing

Contact: 718-445-3864

Computer Classes for Seniors — Seniors will learn the basics of computer operations, including some word processing, e-mail and the internet in a user friendly environment

When: Mondays

Where: Selfhelp Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-224-7888

Selfhelp Cinema — Monday afternoon movies with popcorn.

When: Mondays

Where: Self-help Benjamin Rosenthal Senior Center, 45-25 Kissena Blvd., Flushing

Contact: 718-886-5777

Yoga

When: Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.

When: Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-224-7888

Gentle Yoga for Seniors

When: Mondays, 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Where: Bayside Historical Soceity, Fort Totten Park, Bayside

Cost: $15 per class

Contact: 718-352-1548

Qigong Class

When: Mondays, 10:15 a.m.

Where: Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-224-7888

Catholic Charities / BFFY Alzheimer’s Adult Day Care Center — Has openings for diagnosed Alzheimer’s, dementia participants. We offer therapeutic activities and a hot, nutritious meal.

When: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Caregivers support available every Tuesday (10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.)

Where: 157-16, 65th Ave., Flushing

Contact: 718-358-3541

Kosher Lunch

When: Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m.

Where: Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-224-7888

Tea Dance

When: Tuesdays, 1 p.m.

Where: Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-224-7888

Short Stories — Discussion group with Debbie

When: Tuesdays, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-224-7888

Silver Sneakers Exercise

When: Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m.

Where: Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-224-7888

Bingo

When: Wednesdays, 12:45 p.m.

Where: Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-224-7888

Dancing at Kissena

When: Wednesdays and Friday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Self-help Benjamin Rosenthal Senior Center, 45-25 Kissena Blvd., Flushing

Contact: 718-886-5777

Tai Chi

When: Wednesdays, 2 p.m.

Where: Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-224-7888

Stress Reduction & Relaxation for Seniors — Principles of yoga and Tai Chi

When: Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: MS 158, 46-35 Oceania St.

Contact: 718-423-2266

Speakers Bureau

When: Thursdays, 10:15 a.m.

Where: Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-224-7888

Tai Chi

When: Thursday, 11 a.m.

Where: Bayside Senior Center, 221-15 Horace Harding Expressway

Contact: 718-479-6071

Short Stories and Psychology Class

When: Thursdays, 12:45 p.m.

Where: Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-224-7888

Scrabble

When: Alternate Thursdays, 1:15 p.m.

Where: Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-224-7888

Bereavement Group for Seniors

When: Thursdays, 2 p.m.

Where: Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-224-7888

Needlepoint and Sculpture Classes

When: Fridays

Where: Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-224-7888

Support Group for Seniors — A support group for seniors who have recently lost their spouses.

Where: Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Contact: 718-225-6750, ext. 236

Caring Calls — Services by seniors for seniors. For a small fee, this program matches seniors with seniors who are often homebound and in need of company, help with paperwork, running errands and accompaniment to doctors appointments.

Contact: 718-347-2244

Clubs

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The Fresh Meadows Camera Club

When: Meets Tuesday nights, 7:45 p.m.

Where: 69-40C, 186th Lane, Fresh Meadows

Contact: Joe, 917-612-3463, or Bernie, 917-363-6720

The Bayside Men’s Glee Club — Men’s chorus. Singers invited to attend.

When: Rehearsals Tuesday evenings, 8 p.m.

Where: All Saints Church, 214-33 40th Ave., Bayside (entrance on 215th Street)

Contact: 718 424 5769

The Flushing Camera Club

When: Meets the first and third Wednesdays of each month (as well as on a fifth Wednesday when there is one), 7:30 p.m.

Where: 1st floor auditorium of the Flushing Hospital Admin. Bldg., Corner of 45th Avenue and Burling Street, Flushing

Contact: 718-441-6210

Chess Club — For ages 8 and older.

Where: East Flushing Library, 196-36 Northern Blvd., East Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-357-6643

Chess Club — With Alexander. All levels are welcome. For grades 6-12. Pre-registration is required.

Where: Douglaston/Little Neck Public Library, 249-01 Northern Blvd., Little Neck

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-225-8414

Chess Club — All skill levels welcome. Learn the basics or improve your game. For ages 8 through teens.

Where: Story Room, Flushing Public Library, 41-17 Main St., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-661-1212

Exercise

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Pre-natal Yoga, Aerobics and Yoga

When: Evenings

Where: The Singles Center of the Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway

Contact: 718-225-6750 ext. 228

Yoga — A center for healing, balance, and community. You can improve your health, relieve stress, and feel good.

When: Daily

Where: Prama Yoga Studio, 20-30 College Point Blvd., College Point

Contact: 718-886-6848

Tai Chi Classes

When: Mondays, 11 a.m., Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m.

Where: The New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens Cardiac Rehabilitation Program, 174-03 Horace Harding Expressway.

Cost: $5

Contact: 718-670-1695

Staywell Exercise

When: Tuesdays, 10 a.m.

Where: Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202

Contact: 718-225-6750

Yoga with Barbara

When: Tuesdays, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: North Presbyterian Church, 25-33 154th St.

Contact: 718-767-1481

Family Yoga Class — Lasts for 6 sessions. Concludes June 10.

When: Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: YWCA of Queens, 42-07 Parsons Blvd., Flushing

Cost: Members, $60; Non-Members, $80; Family Members Discount, $108 for 2

Contact: 718-353-4553

Tai Chi Qi Gong — The tai chi class with Frank Petrillo.

When: Wednesdays at 11 a.m. Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd.

Contact: 718-268-5960

Stress Reduction Class — A program using the principles of yoga and Tai Chi for senior citizens.

When: Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Middle School 158, 46-35 Oceania St., Bayside

Contact: 718-423-2266.

Hatha Yoga

When: Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where: Bayside Historical Soceity, Fort Totten Park, Bayside

Cost: $20 per class

Contact: 718-352-1548

Prenatal Yoga — Help manage the physical changes of pregnancy-heart rate, blood flow and respiration. Improve self-esteem, lower anxiety and depression. The exercises will calm and relax your mind and body.

When: Saturdays, 2 p.m.

Where: 208-52 Cross island Pkwy., Baybridge Commons 2nd Fl., Bayside

Cost: $80

Contact: 718-428-0075

College Point Road Runners Track Club — With coached workouts and group runs.

Contact: P.O. Box 14, College Point, 718-762-1519 or cprr@nyc.rr.com

Tai-Chi Classes — Free adult classes in Tai Chi and Shi-FuYan Zhang. Taught by student of Master Wu She-Jun from China.

Where: MS 172, 81-14 257th St.

Contact: 718 347-3279

Basketball — For adults and other adult exercise activities.

Where: Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Contact: 718-225-6750 ext. 229

Healthcare Help

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Cognitive Strengthening for Mild Memory Impairments — If you or a loved one are experiencing a mild memory impairment, Self-help Community Services offers this program. Led by a team of licensed social workers, the cognitive strengthening program will not only provide support and counseling on an individual basis but also various group activities to stabilize and improve memory, increase socialization and empower each participant in the face of memory loss.

When: Mondays and Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Self-help Community Services, Inc., 208-11 25 Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-631-1886

Tai Chi Class — Instructed by a tai chi master. Register.

When: Mondays, 11 a.m.; Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m.

Where: New York Hospital Queens Cardiac Health Center, 174-03 Horace Harding Expwy., Fresh Meadows (on the north side of the LIE)

Cost: $5 per person, payable at each class

Contact: Cardiac Health Center, 718-670-1695

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Information Line

When: Mondays and Tuesdays 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays 10 a.m. to noon, or leave a message.

Contact: 718-229-1173

Medicare 101 — Trained volunteer answers questions about Medicare eligibility criteria, benefits, filing procedures.

When: Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Where: Flushing Hospital Medical Center

Contact: 718-670-4546

Yoga Class — Instructed by Shirely Doon. Register.

When: Wednesdays, 5:15 p.m.

Where: New York Hospital Queens Cardiac Health Center, 174-03 Horace Harding Expwy., Fresh Meadows (on the north side of the LIE)

Cost: $90 for 10 classes, payable at time of registration

Contact: Cardiac Health Center, 718-670-1695

Anger Management Group

When: Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. to 7:45 p.m.

Where: The Pride of Judea, 243-02 Northern Blvd., Douglaston

Contact: 718-423-6200 ext. 255

Smart Recovery — A self help group based on cognitive behavioral concepts dedicated to assisting individuals in overcoming all types of addictive behavior problems.

When: Wednesdays, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Briarwoood Family Residence, 80-20 134 St., Kew Gardens. Enter on 134 St.

Cost: Free

Contact: 212-631-1198 or www.smartrecovery.org

Quit Smart — Stop smoking program includes four sessions with licensed therapist, guidebook, hypnosis tape and cigarette substitute.

Where: Flushing Hospital

Contact: 718-670-5476

Smoking Cessation Program — Supportive group counseling, nicotine patches and gum.

Where: Queens Hospital, 82-68 164th St.

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-883-4208

Support Groups

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Caregiver Support Group — For those who feel overwhelmed by the task of caring for a loved one. Pre-registration required.

When: Second and fourth Monday of each month.

Where: 212-00 23rd Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-423-6111

Look Good, Feel Better — A support group for women coping with the physical effects of radiation and chemotherapy. Professional cosmetologists will provide techniques, including make-up and skin care, as well as offer advice about scarves, turbans and hats.

When: Second Monday of each month, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: LIJ Oncology Conference Room, C-Level, Oncology Building, 270-05 76 Ave., New Hyde Park

Contact: 718-470-7092

Cancer Support Group — Open to all cancer survivors, including family members and is ideal for people who need someone to talk to about the illness. Discussions include new medicines and treatments, advice on how to cope and also provides emotional support. Meets monthly.

When: First Monday of each month, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Franklin Hospital Greenberg Conference Room, 900 Franklin Ave., Valley Stream

Cost: Free

Contact: Meg Wehrum or Judy Foster, 516-256-6509

Female Cancer Support Group — A “Look Good-Feel Better” program for female cancer patients undergoing Chemotherapy and Radiation Therapy.

When: Second Monday of each month, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Where: Anerena M. Anextis Conference Room, Department of Radiation Oncology, New York Hospital Queens, 56-45 Main St., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 800-ACS-2345 or visit www.nyhq.org

Children from Separated/Divorced Families Group — To help children share and resolve their feelings concerning their parents separation or divorce through structured activities. Led by a play therapist. For children ages 5-12. Lasts for 7 sessions.

When: Mondays, 7 p.m.

Where: Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway

Cost: $110

Contact: 718-225-6750

Divorced Adults Group

When: Tuesday evenings

Where: The Pride of Judea, 243-02 Northern Blvd., Douglaston

Contact: 718-423-6200, ext. 244

Prostate Cancer Support Group — A “Man-to-Man” program for prostate cancer patients. Register to attend.

When: Second Wednesday of each month, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: Anerena M. Anextis Conference Room, Department of Radiation Oncology, New York Hospital Queens, 56-45 Main St., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 800-ACS-2345 or visit www.nyhq.org

Alzheimers & Dementia Care Program

When: Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Caregivers support group meets on Tuesdays from 12:45 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. and Wednesdays from noon to 1:15 p.m.

Where: Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway

Contact: 718-225-6750

Spousal Caregivers Group

When: Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where: 58-20 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck

Contact: 718-224-0566

Separation/Divorce Support Group — To help those cope with the emotional impact of separation and divorce. Pre-registration required.

When: Thursdays, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Singles center of Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Cost: $130 for the 10 sessions

Contact: 718-225-6750 ext. 243

Young Widows/Widowers Bereavement Support Groups — Lasts for 8 weeks. Pre-registration is required.

When: Thursdays, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway

Cost: $95

Contact: 718-225-6750

Celebrate Recovery — To help participants discover a life of joy and release by applying simple principles to real life problems with the Bible as foundation. For substance abuse, eating disorders or a hurt caused by sexual addiction, divorce, depression, anxiety, grief or sexual or physical abuse.

When: Fridays, 7 p.m.

Where: Colonial Church of Bayside Church, 54-02 217th St., Bayside

Contact: 718-224-3098; www.celebraterecovery.org

Cap Connect — A community based program for families raising loved ones with autism. The program offers a variety of services, including a bi-weekly support group, case management assistance, school holiday and summer programming, home based assistance in collaboration with The Shield Institute, community events and more.

Where: Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway

Contact: 718-225-6750

Anger Management Group for Men — Find out the day and time and reserve your seat by calling.

Where: Pride of Judea, 243-02 Northern Blvd., Flushing

Contact: Avi Grossman, 718-423-6200

The Partner Abuse Counseling Program — Samuel Field YM-YWHA in Little Neck, offers free individual counseling and support groups to women who have been in an abusive relationship or who are currently in an abusive relationship. Offers victims information and referrals to support services such as shelters, legal and psychological counseling.

Contact: 718-225-6750 ext. 248

CAPE — You and Your Aging Parent group for children and relatives of aging parents/gr­andparents; and an Alzheimer Support group for children and spouses of people suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementia. Both groups meet alternate Wednesday evenings, and require a screening interview before consideration for admission to the group. There is no fee for these groups; voluntary contribution only. Insurances accepted.

Contact: 718-224-0566

Loss Support Group — The Kew Gardens Community Center will form a group for those who have experienced a loss recently or in the past two years.

Contact: Lucille Bruto, 718-268-5960

Newly Diagnosed Ongoing Support Group — Self-help for women with breast cancer.

Where: Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Contact: 212-382-2111

Tours

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Fort Totten — Attendees will receive a detailed history of Fort Totten since 1645, a history of “The Kingdom of Auschitz,” and a detailed history of each and every building on the Fort and historical items.

When: Daily

Where: Fort Totten, Totten Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-423-4165

Fort Totten Historical Museum — Attendees will be given a 86 page booklet of the history of Fort Totten to include the Coast Defense of Eastern New York to further include an additional history of Fort Totten at Willet Point.

When: Daily

Where: Fort Totten Historical Museum, Buliding 316A, South Beers Ave., Fourth Building past the Gym, Totten Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-423-4165

Volunteer Calls

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Caring Calls — The Older Adult Office of the Samuel Field Y announces the expansion of the community service program called “Caring Calls.” The program is designed to provide services for seniors, by seniors. Caring Calls invites seniors who are lonely and in need of companionship or need a helping hand with paperwork, errands or doctor visits. Also invites seniors who are interested in making a difference in the lives of older, frail seniors. Volunteers, who will receive an hourly stipend, will spend several hours a week helping older, more frail seniors with companionship, simple chores such as food shopping, sorting mail, and going for a walk or escorting to medical appointments.

When: Ongoing program daily

Where: 58-20 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck

Cost: Free (contribution of $8, small stipend, small fee)

Contact: Ilene Yair at 718-225-6750 ext. 233

Volunteers Needed to Instruct — Volunteers are needed to instruct in multimedia painting and creative writing classes.

When: Weekly

Where: Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Contact: 718-225-6750 ext. 233

The Samuel Field YM&YWHA — Seeking individuals who would like to teach a class in older adult services or computer applications.

Where: 58-20 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck

Contact: 718-225-6750 ext. 233

Volunteer Work — The YM&YWHA is seeking individuals who would like to teach a class in older adult services. Those with specific hobbies they would like to share are welcome. In addition, applicants should have experience in teaching or working their field of interest.

Where: 212-00 23rd Ave., Bayside

Contact: 718-423-6111

Volunteer Call — Franklin Hospital is looking for mature, dedicated people who would like to volunteer in the Emergency Dept. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old. Hours are flexible.

Where: North Shore Long Island Franklin Hospital, 900 Franklin Ave., Valley Stream

Contact: 516-256-6397

Queens Hospice Care Network in Need of Volunteers — The Hospice Care Network is seeking volunteers from the Queens County. The volunteers will be working with patients who are terminally ill and making sure that the patient and their loved ones are as comfortable as possible during their most difficult time.

Contact: 718-746-6142 ext. 404

Classes, Workshops & Seminars

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Pre-natal Yoga, Aerobics, and Yoga

When: Evenings

Where: The Singles Center of the Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway

Contact: 718-225-6750 ext. 228

Computer Classes — These classes are geared toward senior citizens. Students will learn the basics of computer operations, including some word processing, e-mail and the internet in a user friendly environment. Classes will meet once a week for 8 weeks and lasts for 1 1/2 hours.

When: Once a week

Where: Benjamin Rosenthal Senior Center, 45-25 Kissena Blvd., Flushing

Cost: $50

Contact: 718-886-5777

ESL Classes — These classes are open to all seniors who wish to learn English as a second language.

When: Weekly

Where: Pomonok Senior Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: Angella King or Dinah Morgan at 718-591-3377

Beit Chinuch — Does your child need a small group Jewish education within a caring community? Beit Chinuch is a house of learning, for children who have special needs and require specially trained teachers to maximize their learning potential.

When: Up to three times a week class options

Where: Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Contact: 718-225-6750, ext. 247

English As A Second Language

When: Monday for conversation, Tuesday for high intermediate, Thursday for literacy or Friday for citizenship.

Where: Latimer Gardens Senior Center

Where: Self-help Community Services, 45-25 Kissena Blvd., Flushing

Contact: 718- 961-3660

Job Training Program for Women: Women and Work — Women and Work is a 15-week job and life skills training program that prepares women for the work place. The program covers everything from computer training to dressing for success, and provides everything that you will need.

When: Monday to Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Music building, Room 226, Queens College, 65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-997-4899

English Language Program 2008 — Class contain will be Beginning and Intermediate Conversation, Business English, Drama English, TOEFL/SAT/GED Essay Writing, and more. The program lasts all year long.

When: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.; 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.; 1:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, @ 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Where: YWCA of Queens, 42-07 Parsons Blvd., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-353-4553 ext. 15

Essay Writing — Improve your writing skills if you are planning to take the TOEFL, SATs, or GED Exam; or if you need to write a College Admissions Essay, or a Cover Letter to apply for jobs. Prospective students must take the placement exam upon registration.

When: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: YWCA of Queens, 42-07 Parsons Blvd., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-353-4553 ext. 22

Learn to Knit or Crochet — Helen Bodner helps teens, adults, and kids in Grades 2 and up knit and crochet. Beginners through experts welcome. Bring your own yarn and needles. Preregistration.

When: Mondays, 4 p.m.

Where: Douglaston/Little Neck Public Library, 249-01 Northern Boulevard, Little Neck

Contact: 718-225-8414

Legal Clinic

When: Mondays, 5:30 p.m.

Where: Center for the Women of New York, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 325, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-793-0672 (Call to register for all CWNY programs)

Basic Computer

When: Tuesdays (Call for schedule)

Where: Center for the Women of New York, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 325, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-793-0672 (Call to register for all CWNY programs)

Computer Classes

When: Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Where: Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave.

Cost: $50 for eight weeks

Contact: 718-429-3636

Computer Lab and Tutorial — With Jean Silva on Tuesdays and Thursdays and Frank Adams on Wednesdays.

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202

Contact: 718-268-5960

Family Day Care Training

When: Tuesdays, 10 a.m.

Where: Center for the Women of New York, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 325, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-793-0672 (Call to register for all CWNY programs)

Kew Gardens Computer Program — The community center has a program to practice knowledge of computers.

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, noon to 2 p.m.

Where: Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202

Contact: 718-268-5960.

Job Club

When: Tuesdays, 2 p.m.

Where: Center for the Women of New York, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 325, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-793-0672 (Call to register for all CWNY programs)

Civil and Financial Issues

When: Tuesdays, 5 p.m.

Where: Center for the Women of New York, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 325, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-793-0672 (Call to register for all CWNY programs)

Adult Beginner Computer Course — The Beacon program at MS 216 will teach the students the basics of computer use, including e-mail, file maintenance and word processing.

When: Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m.

Where: Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Contact: Sam Greenberg, 718-279-2630 or Diane Marbury, 718-445-6983

Adult Computer Classes — The Beacon program holds adult computer classes at no cost to the students.

When: Tuesdays; 6:30 p.m. For experienced users, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Junior High School 216 in Fresh Meadows (15th Street between 64th and 65th Avenues, one block west of Utopia Parkway, one block south of The Long Island Expressway)

Contact: Samuel Field Bay Terrace YM&YWHA, 212-00 23rd Ave., Bayside. 718-423-2266 or 718-445-6938

Adult Advanced Class — The Beacon program at MS 216 will teach the basics of computer use, including e-mail, file maintenance and word processing.

When: Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Contact: Sam Greenberg, 718-279-2603 or Diane Marbury, 718-445-6983

Free GED Test Prep — Classes for adults seeking to improve their speaking/r­eading/wri­ting. Space is limited.

When: Tuesday and Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Middle School 172, 81-14 Floral Park

Contact: 718-347-3279

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen and Listen So Kids Will Talk — Learn more effective communication skills for dealing with children of all ages. Lasts for 7, 2 hour, session. Pre-registration is required.

When: Tuesdays, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Cost: $115

Contact: 718-225-6750, ext. 243

ESL Classes — Classes in English as a Second Language, Conversational English, Citizenship Test Preparation, and Improving Job Application and Interview Skills. Beginners and intermediates are welcome.

When: Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Resurrection Lutheran Church, 44-10 192 St., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-463-4292 or 718-359-1513

Job and Workplace English — For anyone 16 years of age and older. Concludes June 19.

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. to 9:20 p.m.

Where: 42-07 Parsons Blvd., Flushing

Contact: www.ywcaqueens.org

ESL Class — There will be general English class which focuses on improving conversation skill in the daily life, English for Culture and Citizenship which prepares citizenship test and understanding of American society and culture, and business for everyday which prepares job application and English at work.

General English:

ABC Beginning - Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Beginner English - Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Intermediate Conversation - Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.; Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

English for Seniors - Tuesdays and Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

English for Culture and Citizenship - Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Business for Everyday - Tuesdays and Thursdays, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: 42-07 Parsons Blvd., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-353-4553 ext. 18

Computer Classes

When: Wednesdays, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Bayside Senior Center, 221-15 Horace Harding Expressway

Contact: 718-479-6071

Money Management Clinic

When: Wednesdays, 6 p.m.

Where: Center for the Women of New York, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 325, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-793-0672 (Call to register for all CWNY programs)

Intermediate Hebrew Classes

When: Wednesday evenings, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Young Israel Of New Hyde Park, 264-15 77 Ave., New Hyde Park

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-225-6750

Free GED Test Prep Classes

When: Wednesdays, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: MS 172, 81-14 257th St., Bayside

Contact: 718-347-3279

English Conversation Partner Program — The Flushing Jewish Community Council is sponsoring this event which pairs English learners with volunteers for a one-on-one and small group experience in practicing English. The program offers English learners an opportunity to practice conversation in the language with an English speaker and the ability to learn new skills and more about the American culture. Seeking both volunteers and learners for this program.

When: Wednesdays, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.; Sunday afternoons, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Saint George’s Episcopal Church, 135-32 38 Ave., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-463-0434 ext. 3

Home Health Aide Class

When: Thursdays, 10 a.m.

Where: Center for the Women of New York, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 325, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-793-0672 (Call to register for all CWNY programs)

Politics And World Affairs — Fall course led by well-known leader Arthur Winstone.

When: Thursdays, 1 p.m.

Where: Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202

Contact: 718-268-5690

Legal Counseling for Immigration and Other Issues — Half-hour consultations with an immigration lawyer.

When: Every Thursday, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: St. Paul’s International Lutheran Church, 262-22 Union Tpke., Floral Park

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-347-5990

New Group Guitar Lesson for Youths — For beginners ages 9-16. Pre-registration and payment is required.

When: Thursdays, 3:35 p.m. to 4:45 p.m.

Where: Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14 Rd., College Point

Cost: $90 for 10 consecutive session

Contact: 718-358-0067

Legal Issues — To help with landlord/tenant, child support, divorce, etc.

When: Every Thursday, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: St. Paul’s International Lutheran Church, 262-22 Union Tpke., Floral Park

Contact: 718-347-5990

Support Group

When: Thursdays, 6 p.m.

Where: Center for the Women of New York, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 325, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-793-0672 (Call to register for all CWNY programs)

Line Dancing Class — Taught by Lynne Mortino, an award winning choreographer and instructor. Beginner/i­ntermediate instruction in all types of music for line dancing. Two new dances are taught every other week with reviews on alternate weeks. Open dancing between and after lessons.

When: Thursday evenings, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Cost: $8 per person

Contact: 347-693-8300

Personal Growth/Relationship Group with Assertiveness Training — Participants will develop and enhance positive self-esteem, learn assertiveness behavior techniques and develop more effective communication skills. The focus will be on interpersonal relationships. The program lasts for 8 weeks. Pre-registration is required.

When: Thursdays, 8 p.m.

Where: Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Cost: $155

Contact: 718-225-6750

Housing Assistance — Topics include rent increase exemptions, homeowner tax-exemptions, and energy assistance.

When: Fridays, 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Where: Queens Community House Pomonok Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-591-6060 ext. 223

Using the Queens Library Web Page — Learn how to access “My Account,” search the Library’s catalog, use a research database, locate Library events and find community services. Limit 2 per session, by appointment only. Pre-registration required.

When: Fridays, 11 a.m.

Where: Auburndale Public Library, 25-55 Francis Lewis Blvd., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-352-2027

Piano Classes — Small weekly beginner classes for children, teens, adults.

When: Children: Ages 6-7, Saturdays, 10 a.m.; Ages 6-10, Fridays, 7 p.m.; Ages 11-13, Saturdays 5 p.m. Teens: Ages 14-17, Wednesdays 8 p.m. Young Adults: Ages 18-24, Fridays 8 p.m. Adults: Ages 25 plus, Tuesdays, 8 p.m. Seniors: Saturdays, 2 p.m.

Where: Community Music and Education, 193rd Street and Northern Boulevard

Contact: 718-631-3552

International Business Database Research Class — Queens Library’s International Resource Center (IRC) offers free access to licensed databases not available elsewhere on select Saturdays each month. Pre-registration required.

When: Select Saturdays each month, 2:30 p.m.

Where: Flushing Public Library, 41-17 Main St., Flushing

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-661-1229

Mastering Meditation — A workshop series including a journey of inner discovery, practical exercises, finding true happiness, music and mantras, and spiritual paths and masters. Classes are based on the philosophy of Sri Chinmoy. Register.

When: Saturdays, 3 p.m.; Sundays, 5 p.m.

Where: 172-09 84 Ave., Jamaica Hills

Cost:

Contact: 718-408-1442

Winter Schedule of Classes — Programs include a variety of educational, recreational and social activities for adults ages 65 and over. Featured are bridge, canasta and mahjong instruction, multi-media painting and collage classes and beginning and intermediate Spanish, current events groups, world history classes and other discussion groups round out the program. Social clubs meet daily and provide seniors with the opportunity to spend time together in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

Where: Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck

Contact: 718-225-6750, ext. 232

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