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.
Garden Jewish Center of Flushing
24-40 Parsons Blvd. Mon., 7:15 p.m. 718-445-1317.
Whitestone Hebrew Center
Thurs. 7 p.m., 12-25 Clintonville St.
Mon., noon-4 p.m. Pride of Judea Mental Health Center, 243-02 Northern Blvd. 718-423-6200.
Art Alive Series
On Sat. June 7, 14 and 21 from 12:30-2 p.m. for ages 5-7 at the Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd. Call 718-229-4000.
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.
Horseshoe Crab Discoveries
At the Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., on Saturday from 10-noon for ages 9-12 and 1-3 p.m. for ages 6-8 and Sunday from 10-noon for ages 6-8. Call 718-229-4000.
On Wed. June 11, and 18 from 3:15-4:45 at the Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd. Call 718-229-4000.
For ages 8-12 at the Alley Pond Environmental Center on Saturday, June 14 from 10-11:30 a.m. Call 718-229-4000.
On Saturday, June 31 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Alley Pond Environmental Center for ages 8-12. Call 718-229-4000.
Tues. & Thurs., 8 p.m. Korean Immigrant Services, 136-65 Roosevelt Ave. 718-359-5400.
Wed., 1-3 p.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 718-479-6071.
A Basic Sewing Experience. Mon., 7 p.m. Queens Womens Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 718-793-0672.
Mon., 4-5 p.m. for kids 8-11; Fri., 7-8 p.m. for kids 12-16. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. 718-358-0067.
Mon. and Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon. Flushing Hospital Medical Center lobby. 718-670-5719.
Medical and pediatric clinics
Weekdays to 9 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Ambulatory Care Department, Flushing Hospital Medical Center. 718-670-5486.
Prostate cancer screenings
New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, 56-45 Main St. Registration required. 718-670-1900.
Annual Journal Dinner
On Sunday, June 22 at the Fresh Meadows Jewish Center at 6 p.m. Call 718-263-6500.
Be a Neighborhood Hero
Dinner dance honoring David Gedris on Thursday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. at Caffe on the Green. Call 718-479-0505.
Civil War Re-enactment
At the Queens County Farm Museum Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Call 718-347-FARM.
End of the Year Luncheon
At the Sisterhood of the Jewish Center of Kew Gardens Hills, 71-25 Main St, on Wednesday, June 11. Call 718-263-6500.
Flea Market and Craft Bazaar
On June 7 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at 166th St and 9th Ave in Whitestone.
Commemorating the freeing of the last American slaves on Sunday, June 14 from 1-5 p.m. at Queens Museum of Art. Call 718-592-9700
Nassau County Fair
At the Nassau Coliseum June 12-22.
Outdoor Flea Market
On Sunday, June 22 from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. at the Free Synagogue of Flushing.
Standard Flower Show
At the Community Church of Douglaston onFriday, June 13, 2:30 p.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, June 14, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Different kinds of foods and entertainment at the Community Church of Little Neck, 46-16 Little Neck Pkwy, on Saturday, June 14 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Call 718-229-2534.
St. Gregorys Summer Festival
Parade and opening night - Thurs., June 19
Irish night - Fri, Sat and Sun, June 20, 21, 21
50s night - Mon, June 23
Polish night - Tues, June 24
German night - Wed and Thurs, June 25 and 26
Italian night - Fri, Sat and Sun, Hune 27, 28 and 29
Located at 265-12 Hillside Ave. Call 516-352-5060.
Sat. at 8 p.m. at 733 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck. Call 516-466-0605.
Thurs., 11 a.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 718-479-6071.
Sun. at 8 p.m. at 733 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck. Call 516-466-0605.
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.
AARP Chapter 2014
Seeks new Bayside members, second, fourth Thurs. of the month, 1-3 p.m. St. Josaphats Church, 35th Ave. and 210th St. 718-229-2737.
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 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 718-229-0845.
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 Expwy. 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.
At the Cross Island YMCA on Tuesday, June 17 and 24 from 7-10 p.m. Call 718-479-0505.
Getaway Bus Trips
On June 22 Thimble Islands Cruise in Old Saybrook, Cnt; June 28 Amish Summer Delight Tour Of Lanchaster County, PA Call 718-747-0941.
The Cross Island YMCA from June 30- August 22 for children ages six-12. Call 718-479-0505 x 119.
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. 718-961-4550.
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. 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.
SNAP (Services Now for Adult Persons), 80-45 Winchester Blvd., Building No. 4, will hold a bereavement support group for seniors who have experienced the death of a child or spouse. The eight-week session will begin Thursday, from 1-2 p.m. Call 718-454-2100.
The Bellerose Jewish Center holds a bereavement support group at 254-04 Union Tpke. Call 718-343-9001.
Breast cancer survivors
Second, fourth Thurs. of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 718-670-5714.
Second Thurs. of the month (except July and Aug.) 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.
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.
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 (except July and Aug.), 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.
An eight-week program offered by Calvary Hospital for grieving children ages 6-11 will meet Tuesdays Jan. 28- March 18 at Bayside United Methodist Church, 38-20 Bell Blvd. from 4 to 5 p.m. Call 718-518-2125.
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 of Fort Totten conducted by historian Jack Fein. 718-352-0180.
College Point Walking Tour
Through College Point- Be guided to the sites of the old railroad station, stagecoach house, estates etc. on Saturday at 10 a.m. Call 718-358-0067.
Historic Waliking Tours
The History of Oakland Lake at the Flushing Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on Wed, June 25, Vanderbilt Motor Parkway Tour at the Alley Pond Woodland Nature Center at 1 p.m. on Sat, Sept. 6., Kissena Park Historic Grove Walk at the park entrance of Rose and Oak Ave. at noon on Sun, Sept. 14. For any info call 718-939-0647, Ext. 17.
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.
Seminars: Long term care insurance on Saturday and HMOs, Social Security and presciption drugs on Saturday, June 14. All seminars scheduled from 2:30-4:30 p.m.at the dining hall at Flushing House. Call 718-762-3168 or go to www.flushi
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 at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Call 718-793-0672.
At the Poppenhusen Institute on Saturday at 1 p.m.
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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