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. 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. 658-2524.
Free advice on basic legal issues at the Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 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. 670-4546.
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.
Garden Jewish Center of Flushing, 24-40 Parsons Blvd. Mon., 7:15 p.m. 445-1317.
Mon., 7:30 p.m. Bellerose Jewish Center, 254-04 Union Turnpike.
Mon., noon-4 p.m. Pride of Judea Mental Health Center, 243-02 Northern Blvd. 423-6200.
Every Sat. from 4 to 6 p.m. for children ages 9-13 at St. Georges Church, 135-32 38th Ave. Call 886-7809 to register/audition.
Sand & Water Play
Bring your 3-4 year old to join the staff at the Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Saturday for a day of digging, eating and pretend fishing from 10 a.m. to noon. Call 229-4000.
Open for kids 6+ with adult supervision. The New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 699-0005.
Recreational swimming, game time, computer classes for kids 8-18. Sat., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Flushing YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd. 961-6880.
Basic computer skills
For beginners. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.
Tues. & Thurs., 8 p.m. Korean Immigrant Services, 136-65 Roosevelt Ave. 359-5400.
Fri., 10 a.m.-noon. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.
Wed., 1-3 p.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 479-6071.
A Basic Sewing Experience. Mon., 7 p.m. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.
Mon., 4-5 p.m. for kids 8-11; Fri., 7-8 p.m. for kids 12-16. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. 358-0067.
Thurs., 11 a.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 479-6071.
Mon. and Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon. Flushing Hospital Medical Center lobby. 670-5719.
Features small groups with skilled instructor. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.
Medical and pediatric clinics
Weekdays to 9 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Ambulatory Care Department, Flushing Hospital Medical Center. 670-5486.
Prostate cancer screenings
New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, 56-45 Main St. Registration required. 670-1900.
Coffeehouse for singles
A coffeehouse and dance for singles meets at the Bay Terrace Jewish Center from 8-10 p.m. Thursday at 209th Street and the Cross island Parkway. Call 428-6363.
Former New York City Fire Commissioner Thomas Von Essen will sign and discuss his book, Strong of Heart: Life and Death in the Fire Department of New York, at the Barnes & Noble store in the Bay Terrace Shopping Center, 23-80 Bell Blvd., at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
The Cellini Lodge No. 2206, Order Sons of Italy in America, sponsors annual festival in the town of North Hempstead Park, located on Evergreen Avenue in New Hyde Park Wednesday, Aug. 21 through Sunday, Aug. 25
The Brooklyn-Queens Conservatory of Music at 42-76 Main St., will host an open house from 6 to 9 p.m. with a free concert, tour of classrooms and mini-lessons in a variety of instruments and voices. Call 461-8910 or go to www.brookl
Sons of Heaven
Author Thomas Cheng will discuss his new novel, Sons of Heaven, at the Flushing branch of the Queens library, 41-17 Main St., at 2 p.m. Saturday. Call 661-1200.
Unique practice of postures and movements to prepare for meditation. Har-Tzion at 733 Middle Neck Rd., Great Neck. Call 516-466-0605.
Meditative Classical Yoga
First class is free. Starts Wednesday at 8 p.m., Har-Tzion, 733 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck. Call 466-0605.
Prenatal exercise class
Flushing YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd. 961-6880.
Shape-up exercise class
First class is free of charge. Har-Tzion at 733 Middle Neck Rd., Great Neck. Call 516-466-0605.
Tues. & Thurs., 8:45 a.m. Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway 423-8174.
Yoga with Barbara
Tues., 6-7 p.m. North Presbyterian Church, 25-33 154th St. 767-1481.
Wed., 3-5 p.m.; Sat., 9-11 a.m. Beacon Program, Ryan JHS 216. 445-6983.
Lectures about meditation and enlightenment in spiritual culture will be given by Har-Tzion at 733 Middle Neck Rd., Great Neck. Call 516-466-0605.
Robert L. Santoro will discuss a biological/nutritional approach to mental illness at Hillside Hospitals Sloman Auditorium, 76th Avenue and 265 Street at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
AARP Bayside Chapter 2014
Seeks new members, second, fourth Thurs. of the month, 1-3 p.m. St. Josaphats Church, 35th Ave. and 210th St. 229-2737.
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. 699-0005, Ext. 323 or www.astroclub.org.
Auburndale Improvement Association
Third Tues. of the month, 8 p.m. 167-17 Northern Blvd. 423-3676.
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. 894-1133.
Thurs. at Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway. 423-8176.
Flushing Camera Club
First, third Wed. of the month. Flushing Hospital admin. bldg., 45th Ave. and Burling St. 441-6210.
Flushing Rotary Club
Thurs., 12:15 p.m. Friends and Co., 154-17 Roosevelt Ave. 353-1220.
Queensboro Hill VFW Post 3427
First, third Wed. of the month, 7:30 p.m. New members encouraged. 136-06 Horace Harding Expwy. 359-1987.
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 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. 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. 423-9550.
Women create journal of life experiences and personal Herstory. Mon., 7 p.m. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.
Marathon Jewish Community Center religious school, pre-K-2nd grade as well. 245-37 60th Ave. 428-1580.
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. 454-2391.
Shomer Shabbat Boy Scout Troop Meets Sun. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Young Israel of Windsor Park. 969-1571. Starting October 6. Call for more information.
Stop smoking program includes four sessions with licensed therapist, guidebook, hypnosis tape, cigarette substitute. Flushing Hospital. 670-5476.
Self Management and Recovery Training
Sun. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Long Island Consultation Center, 97-29 54 Rd. 212-929-6107.
Rituals and Secrets
Art history survey with the Metropolitan Museum of Art at Flushing Library, Rooms A&B, 41-17 Main St. Seminar involving slides and craft workshop starts at 2 p.m. Call 661-2000 to pre-register.
Discussion group with Debbie. Tues., 1:30-2:30 p.m. Self-help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave. 961-4550.
Association for Children/Enforcement of Support
First Tues. of the month, 6-8 p.m. Fresh Meadows Library, 193-20 Horace Harding Expressway. 800-738-ACES.
Bereavement group for seniors
Thurs., 2 p.m. Self-help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave. 224-7888.
Helps those who recently lost a loved one. Flushing Hospital. 670-3160.
Bereavement Support Group
Tues., 3-4:15 p.m. Hillside Hospital. 470-8087.
Bereaved parents support group
Held at 7:30 p.m. the second Thurs. of the month at St. Adalberts Parish Center, 52-40 84th St. Call 429-2005.
Breast cancer survivors
Second, fourth Thurs. of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 670-5714.
Second Thurs. of the month (except July and Aug.) 3 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 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. 746-5010.
Domestic violence support/partner abuse group
Wed., 7-8:30 p.m. Samuel Fields/Bay Terrace YM/YMHA, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway. 225-6750.
Domestic Violence group
Mon. & Tues., 5:30-7 p.m. Pomonok Neighborhood Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd.
Moms with Young Children
Sat., 10 a.m.-noon. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.
Mothers of Twins Club of Queens
Welcomes all mothers of multiples. Fourth Wed. of the month, 8 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 464-3162.
Mutual Support Group
For parents of children all ages, Temple Israel, 188-15 McLaughlin Ave. 461-6393.
National Stuttering Association, Queens
First, third Wed. of the month, 8:15 p.m. 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. 464-4085.
First Fri. of month (except July and Aug.), 1 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 670-5640.
Welcomes those who want to stop eating compulsively. Tues., 8 p.m. Church on the Hill, 167-05 35th Ave. 516-794-1333.
Parents of Murdered Children
Third Wed. of the month, 7:30 p.m. Queensboro Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 740-1061.
Separation and divorce
Call for appointment. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 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.
Mon., 9:30-10 a.m. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.
Young Moms Support Group
First, third Fri. of the month, 9:30-11 a.m. Chapel of the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 220-16 Union Turnpike, Flushing. 800-351-1001.
Fort Totten Historical Center offers daily tours of Fort Totten conducted by historian Jack Fein. 352-0180.
Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance Corps seeks members to serve as dispatchers and ambulance crew. Must be available weekdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 347-1637.
Whitestone Community Volunteer Ambulance Service, 12-15 150th St., needs volunteers to serve as dispatchers for a few hours a week. 767-1000.
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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