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. 658-2524.
Free advice on basic legal issues at the Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.
Clinic with a trained financial advisor Thurs. at 2:30 p.m. Free, but appointment needed. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.
Available at the Howard Beach Senior Center, 156-45 84th St. on Mon. and Fri. between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Call 738-8100.
Queens Womens Network, 161-10 Jamaica Ave., provides assistance with resume, Microsoft tutorials, job search/interviewing techniques, GED & ESL classes, referrals to training programs. Call 657-6200.
Offers homework/tutor assistance, sports, workshops, service learning-community outreach projects. Weekdays, 3-6 p.m. FEGS Beacon 231, 145-00 Springfield Blvd. 528-1743.
Programs offered at Cross Island YMCA, 238-10 Hillside Ave. 479-0505.
Painting and clay
Workshops for ages 5 and up. Mon. & Tues. Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. 520-9842.
Forest Hills classes include instruction in relief and three-dimensional carving. Free membership to the Queens Woodcarvers Club is also available. Call 544-0265 or visit woodcarving.web.com.
With a professional teacher. Self-help Maspeth Senior Center, 66-35 58th Ave., Maspeth. 429-3636.
St. Clares Church, Rosedale, 137-35 Brookville Blvd. from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the fourth Sat. of each month. Call 341-0452.
With Marguerita Ohrenstein. Fri., 1-2:30 p.m. Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road, Suite 202. 268-5360.
With Tony Oliviero. Wed., 10-11 a.m. Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road, Suite 202. 268-5360.
Helen Magrisso teaches Mon. from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road, Suite 202. 268-5960.
1:30 p.m., first Sun. of the month, except July & Aug. at Cross Island YMCA, 238-10 Hillside Ave. 631-2115.
Meets first, third Mon. of month, 7 p.m. Senior Adult Department, Central Queens YM & YWHA, 67-09 108th St. 268-5011.
Multicultural Conversation Club
Organized by Humanist Center of Cultures of Jackson Heights. Sun., 3-5 p.m. Queens Borough Public Library, 35-51 81st St. 937-8185.
Meets at the Forest Hills Community House Beacon Program, JHS 190, 68-17 Austin St. 268-5960.
Sunday Dances with Instruction
Sun., 3:30-4:30 p.m., 4:30-8 p.m., Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd. 478-3100.
Library Internet Policy
There will be a public meeting to discuss the internet use policy of the Queens Borough Public Library at 5 p.m. Thursday in conference rooms A&B at the central library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd. Call 990-0700.
Athletic activities for teens
Including swimming, racquetball, strength training, basketball. Sat., 7-10 p.m. Cross Island YMCA, 238-10 Hillside Ave. 479-0505.
Classes will be held at 7 p.m. Thurs. and 1 p.m. Sat. at the Hollis Unitarian Church, 195-39 Hillside Ave. and at 9:30 a.m. Sat. at Intl Karate & Fitness 69-02 Austin St. Suite 202. Global Dance is for non-dancers, lovers of yoga and everyone else. Call 297-1204.
Kick boxing, tai chi, self-defense for adults and teens. Sat., 2:30-3:30 p.m.. Cross Island YMCA, 238-10 Hillside Ave. 479-0505.
Tues. & Thurs., 10-11 a.m. Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd. 268-5960.
Instructional and recreational swimming for adults with disabilities features exercise and swimming skills individualized for personal needs. Cross Island YMCA, 238-10 Hillside Ave. 516-354-0098.
AARP Richmond Hill Chapter 1762
Second Thurs. of the month, 1 p.m. New members welcome. Church of the Resurrection, 85-09 118th St. 969-8813.
Queens Gays and Lesbians United
Monthly meetings at Community United Methodist Church, 81-10 35th Ave. 205-6605.
The Queens Library Board of Trustees will beet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the formal conference room of the central library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd. Call 990-0700.
Queens Mineral Society
Mon., 8 p.m. Queens College. 544-5059.
The Howard Beach Senior Center will offer a 55 Alive defensive driving course starting Sept. 3. Open to ages 60 and up. Call 738-8100.
The Queens chapter of the American red Cross will introduce a babysitter training class for ages 11-15, taught by a certified Health & Safety Red cross instructor. Classes will be held at 138-02 Queens Blvd. Call 558-0053.
Cub Scout Pack 158
Meets Fri., 7:30-8:30 p.m. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 92-10 217th St., Boys in 1st-5th grade welcome.
Venture Crew 158 of Queens Village
Meets first and third Fri. of the month, 9-10:30 p.m.
Self Management and Recovery Training
Sun. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Long Island Consultation Center, 97-29 54 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 921-7898.
Thurs., 1:30-3:30 p.m. Peter J. Dellamonica Center for Seniors, 23-56 Broadway. 626-1500.
For parents and family members of people with autism. Spanish-speaking groups also offered. Third Thurs. of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Quality Services for the Autism Community, 30-10 38th St. 728-8427.
Bereaved siblings and children
Helps kids in grades 1-8 who have lost a loved one. First Mon. of the month, 7:30 p.m. St. Adalberts Parish Center, lower church, 52-40 84th St. 429-2005.
For seniors who have lost a spouse or child. Wed. & Fri., 1 p.m. SNAP of Eastern Queens, 80-45 Winchester Blvd. 454-2100.
Last Thurs. of the month, 7:30 p.m. St. Adalberts Parish Center, lower cafeteria, 52-40 84th St. 429-2005.
Connections for seniors
Tues., 2:30 p.m. Senior Adult Department, Central Queens YM & YWHA, 67-09 108th St. 268-5011.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease group. Third Wed. of the month (except July, Aug.), noon-2 p.m. Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, sixth floor auditorium. 206-8410.
Diabetes support group
First Thurs. of the month (except July, Aug.), 6:30-8 p.m. Jamaica Hospital Medical Center private dining area. 206-8410.
Womens Network, 161-10 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica. 657-6200.
First, third Wed. of the month, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Hillside Hospital, Glen Oaks. 470-8097.
Grandparents raising grandchildren
First Mon. of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Calvary Baptist Church, 311-10 Guy R. Brewer Blvd. 297-2301.
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. Third Sun. of the month. Reform Temple of Forest Hills, 71-11 112th St. 271-6663.
Bereavement group for those suffering the loss of a newborn or miscarriage. Third Mon. of the month, 7:30 p.m. St. Adalberts Parish Center, lower cafeteria, 52-40 84th St. 429-2005.
Millennium Mom Club
Mommy and baby social hour. Mon., Tues. & Thurs., 9:30 a.m. Starbucks Coffee House, 157-41 Cross Bay Blvd. 641-5718.
Recent Active Retirees
Help cope with changes and challenges brought on by retirement. Senior Adult Department, Central Queens YM/YWHA, 67-09 108th St. 268-5011.
Nonsectarian men and women who lost a loved one. Bellerose Jewish Center. 343-9001.
Meets Sun. 10 a.m. at Long Island Consultation Center, 97-29 64th Rd. Call 896-3400.
Self-Help for Hard of Hearing
Last Mon. of the month, 6 p.m., Lexington School for the Deaf, Jackson Heights. 264-3017.
Separation and divorce
Call for appointment. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 793-0672.
Sexual abuse/domestic violence victims
Mondays, 5:20-7 p.m. Queens Rape Counseling Center, 71-49 Loubet St., Forest Hills. 263-2013.
Sexual abuse victims
Wednesdays, 7:30-9 p.m. Queens Rape Counseling Center, 71-49 Loubet St., Forest Hills. 263-2013.
Led by psychotherapist Rhoda Findling helps with relationships. Appointment required. Thurs., 7:30-9 p.m. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 793-0672.
Walking tour of Jamaica highlights Jamaicas agricultural roots and transformation into a modern city. Landmark buildings and sites within walking distance of King Manor Museum, 90-04 161st St. 206-0545.
Tours of King Manor are given noon-2 p.m. Thurs. & Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat. & Sun. Groups of 10 or more must call ahead. Rufus King Park, 150-153rd Streets, Jamaica Avenue. Call 206-0545.
Catholic War Veterans
Seeking new members. Must be practicing Catholic and past or current member of U.S. armed forces. Second, fourth Thurs. of the month, 8 p.m. 73-53 Metropolitan Ave. 894-1133.
Youth football coaches
LP Fams Youth Organization Inc. of South Ozone Park seeks coaches for two teams in Warner Conference Youth Football League this fall. Paul Cox, 835-8416 or Hayward Gillyard, 659-8333.
Helps develop resumes, interview skills, job search techniques. Tues., 6:30 p.m. Call for appointment. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 793-0672.
Discuss and create a poem or journal. Open to mature women. Donation requested. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.
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