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Partner Abuse Trauma Group - Tuesdays from 7:20 - 8:50 p.m. At Pride of Judea Community Services, 243-02 Northern Blvd., (718) 423-6200.

Sunday Respite - ANIBIC meets with young adults age 21 and up from noon to 5 p.m. Sundays with day trips, guest speakers, recreational activities and more at their building 212-12 26th Ave. Call 718-423-9550.

Eat Healthy ... Eat Well - Instructed by Jim Slim at the Kew Gardens Community Center on Fridays noon - 1 p.m.

Glaucoma - Mon. and Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon. Flushing Hospital Medical Center lobby. 718-670-5719.

Quit Smart - Stop smoking program includes four sessions with licensed therapist, guidebook, hypnosis tape, and cigarette substitute. Flushing Hospital. 718-670-5476.

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.

Alzheimers & Dementia Care Program - Learn socialization and participation in activities such as current events, music history. Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Also, there is a caregivers support group that meets on Tuesdays from 12:45 to 1:45 and Wednesdays from noon to 1:15 p.m. Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkway, 718-225-6750.

Alzheimer's Disease - If you are a caregiver to anyone with any such memory disorder the Alzheimer's 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.

Forty Plus - Forty Plus of New York welcomes managers and professionals who are looking for work. To arrange an orientation and tour call 212-947-4230.

Housing Help - Housing needs addressed for individuals, families, and 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.

Medicare 101 - 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.

Classes

English Classes - Mondays and Wednesdays from 7 - 9 p.m. at St. John's Lutheran School, 123-07 22nd Ave. (718) 463-0434. $7 (book fee).

Boating Safety - April 20, the US Coast Guard Auxiliary is offering a five session boating course for boaters interested in learning the fundamentals, skills of safe boating practices. Every Wednesday at Fort Totten Station, Building 611. To register call, (718) 428-0504.

Pool School - Free lessons Tuesdays from 7:30 - 9 p.m. Slate, 45-18 Bell Blvd., (718) 631-2646.

Unusual House Plants & Their Care - April 14 from 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m., learn how to care for your house plants. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., (718) 631-6343.

Wire-the-3-Dimensional-Doodle - April 16 at 1 p.m., in this workshop participants learn multiple wire-sculpting techniques in order to create whimsical art. Materials provided. Preregistration. Langston Hughes Community and Cultural Center, 100-01 Northern Blvd., (718) 651-1100.

Computer Classes - For all ages. Through June 26. Cross Island YMCA, 238-10 Hillside Ave., (718) 551-9314.

Citizenship Preparation - Tues. & Thurs., 8 p.m. Korean Immigrant Services, 136-65 Roosevelt Ave. 718-359-5400.

Block Printing: An Indian Journey - Participants prepare blocks, paper surfaces and create a vareity of prints. April 13, 20 & 27. Queens Museum of Art, NY City Building, Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Call for reservations, (718) 592-9700.

Computer Classes - Held weekly on Wednesday and Friday at 10:30 a.m.. Ask a librarian for details. Preregistration. At East Flushing Branch of public library, 196-36 Northern Blvd., (718) 357-6643.

Women and Work - Queens College will be offering a free Job and Life Skills Training program for women who need to enter the workforce but do not have the skills. Call (718) 997-4899.

Group Piano Lessons - Mondays from 2:45 - 3:45 p.m. at Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. $100 for 10 consecutive classes. Call (718) 358-0067 to reserve your spot.

NY Art History & Studio Workshops - learn various styles and techniques used by famous NY artists such as Robert Rauschenberg, Helen Frankenthaler and others and then draw in those styles. Saturdays from 1 - 2 p.m. lecture/in­struction; 2 - 4 p.m. studio work. April 16, 30, May 7, 28. Voelker Orth Museum Bird Sanctuary & Victorian Garden, 149-19 38th Ave., 718-359-6227.

Doggie Boot Camp - The Academy of Canine Education holds conducts a free doggie boot camp every Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. in Crocheron Park. Reservations are required. Call 718-454-5800.

Self-Management and Recovery Training - Sun. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Long Island Consultation Center, 97-29 64 Rd. 212-929-6107.

Free GED Test Prep Classes - For adults seeking to improve their speaking/r­eading/wri­ting skills. Wednesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. at Middle School 172, 81-14 257th St., 718-347-3279.

National Art League - Drawing Lessons - Stacy Heller Budnick will teach drawing from 7-10 p.m. Tuesdays. Oil Painting - Stacy Heller Budnick will teach oil painting from 7-10 p.m. Mondays. Portrait class - Tues., 7-10 p.m. Exploring Possibilities - class discuss new, experimental techniques in all media. Includes demos and critiques. Wednesdays 1 to 4 p.m. At National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Pkwy., 718-746-0036.

Richard Scarpa holds oil-portrait workshops on Wednesdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the National Art League, 44-21 Douglaston Pkwy. Reservations call 845-362-5195

Art Workshop - Wednesdays from 7 - 10 p.m., beginning April 13. The AQA Gallery, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave., (718) 520-9842.

Exercise

Tai Chi - 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.

Yoga - Wed., 3-5 p.m.; Sat., 9-11 a.m. Beacon Program, Ryan JHS 216. 718-445-6983.

Computer Classes - Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave. $50 for eight weeks. (718) 429-3636.

Computers - Wed., 1-3 p.m. Bayside Senior Center, 221-15 Horace Harding Expy. 718-479-6071.

Stress Reduction & Relaxation for Seniors - uses the principles of yoga and Tai Chi. Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Middle School 158, 46-35 Oceania St., 718-423-2266.

Senior Wheels USA - Power Wheelchairs are provided to those in need. Call 800-246-6010.

Short stories - Discussion group with Debbie. Tues., 1:30-2:30 p.m. Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave. 718-224-7888.

Bereavement group for seniors - Thurs., 2 p.m. Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave. 718-224-7888.

ODDS & ENDS

A Talk with Rabbi and Author Shmuley Boteach - April 14 at 6 p.m., his latest work, "Face Your Fear: Living with Courage in an Age of Caution," provides strategies to conquering the fears in our lives that hold us hostage and keep us from living life to the fullest. Kew Gardens Hills Branch of public library, 72-33 Vleigh Pl., (718) 261-6654.

Chinese Auction & Dessert - April 16 at 7 p.m., sponsored by the Women at the Chapel Hall. Money raised is donated to worthy causes in the Community. Admission: $3. 46-16 Little Neck Pkway, (718) 229-2534.

Linguini And Lust - April 15 at 6 p.m., examine the different attitudes and approaches developed by the Italian and American cultures toward food and sex. . Dinner follows discussion: $15 donation for dinner. Reservations required. Bayside Historical Society, Fort Totten, (718) 352-1548.

New York City in Art - April 16 at 2:30 p.m., lecturer Gayle Kurtz from The Metropolitan Museum of Art will display through slides such artists as William Glackens, Romare Bearden, Eward Hopper, Red Grooms, Georgia O'Keeffe paintings & other works to see how they depicted 20th century NYC life. Jackson Heights Branch of public library, 35-51 81 St., (718) 899-2500.

The Strange Story of the Conversos - April 17 at 1 p.m., the first Jews in the Americas. A lecture with author Andree Aelion Brooks. Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St., (718) 661-1200.

Lecture - April 17 at 1 p.m., Professor Laurel Leff on "Buried by the Times: The Holocaust and America's Most Important Newspaper" Queensborough Community College, Library Building, Lower Level, (718) 281-5770.

Celebrate India Series: An Evening of Indian Folk Dance - April 18 at 6 p.m., Abha Bhatnagar Roy and her group will perform dances based on the storytelling presented in the program on April 4. The group will be accompanied by live music. Flushing Library, 41-17 Main St., (718) 661-1200.

China's Ancient Silk Road: Slide/Illustrated Lecture - April 20 at 2 p.m., Metropolitan Museum of Art lecturer Jenny Liu will trace the history of the "Jade Road," the "Silk Road," and the "Porcelain Road." The objects discussed will be drawn from the museum's collection and archaeological excavations of the 20th century. Hillcrest Branch of public library, 187-05 Union Turnpike, (718) 454-2786.

Safety Issues - April 20 at 7;30 p.m. FDNY discusses safety issues. 112th Precinct, 68-40 Austin St.

Meetings

AARP Chapter 2014 - Meets the second Thursday of the month at St. Josaphat's Church auditorium, 35th Avenue & 210th Street with social hour from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and a meeting from 1-3 p.m. Call 718-428-9728.

AARP Chapter 3334 - Meets the third Monday of the month at St. Kevin's Parish Center, 195th Street between 45th and 46th Avenue with social hour from 1-2 p.m. and a meeting from 2-4 p.m. Call 718-939-7638.

AARP Chapter 3654 - Meeting has moved to St. Robert of Bellarmine Church School Auditorium, 56-15 213th St. First Tuesday of the month at noon, starting in September. Call 718-352-6124.

AARP Chapter 3698 - Meets the second Wednesday of the month at the Zion Episcopal Church, 243-01 Northern Blvd. 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 St. Robert Bellarmine rectory at 56-15 213th St in Bayside Hills. Call 718-428-2895.

Auburndale Improvement Association - Third Tues. of the month, 8 p.m. at reception house, 167-17 Northern Blvd.

Catholic War Veterans - St. Margaret's Post #1172 of the Catholic War Veterans, second and fourth Thursday of the month, 7:30 p.m., 73-53 Metropolitan Ave. 718-894-1133.

Catholic Widows & Widowers - Will meet at the St. Kevin's School cafeteria, 45-50 195th St. at 7:15 p.m. the second Monday of the month. Call 718-591-3492.

Couple's Club - Thursday at Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway. 718-423-8176.

Floral Park Civic - The Floral Park Community Civic Association meets the third Wednesday of the month at 8 p.m. at the North Fork Bank on Hillside Ave. and 257th St. Call 646-641-7248.

Flushing Camera Club - First and third Wednesday 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.

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, 54-07 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 third Monday of the month at 8 p.m. in room D235 of the science building at Queens College. Call 718-347-6839.

Sons of Italy - The Sons of Italy Italian Tradition Lodge meets the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Holy Trinity School, 14-45 143 St. Call 718-767-4742

Telephone Pioneers - The Verizon Telephone Pioneers of America, Keller Life Member Club, will meet at noon on Feb. 8 at noon, 114-04 14th Rd. (Poppenhusen Institute). Call 718-463-4535.

VFW Community Post 4787 - Meets at 8 p.m. on the second Monday at 19-12 149th St. The Ladies Auxiliary meets the fourth Mon. at 8 p.m. The post is also collecting toiletries and personal items to send to troops serving abroad. 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.

Scouts

Cub Scout Pack 255 - Cub Scout Pack 255 meets on Friday evenings at 7:30 p.m. IS 25 in Bayside. New members are always welcome. For further information, call Shawn Spencer at 718-961-8483, send an e-mail to cubpack255@hotmail.com or go to the pack Web site located at: www.cubpack255.com.

Cub Scout Pack 235 - Meets Fri. 7-8 p.m. St. Luke's School Cafeteria, Clintonville Street and 17th Ave. For more information e-mail cubscouter235@aol.com.

Cub Scout Pack 351 - Meets Fri. 7-9 p.m. St. Nicholas of Tolentine cafeteria, Union Turnpike & Parsons Boulevard. Call 718-820-0015.

Cub Scout Pack 376 - Meets Tuesday nights, 7 p.m., Temple Beth Sholom, 171-39 Northern Blvd. Call Bonnie ast 718-746-6016..

Troop 1 - Meets Fri., 7:45-10 p.m. Redeemer Lutheran Church, Bell Blvd. and 36th Ave.

Troop 138 - Meets Thurs., 7:30-9 p.m. 64th Circle, Fresh Meadows. 718-454-2391.

Troop 613 - 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.

Support Groups

Alanon - 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 - 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.

Bereavement Group - 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.

Breathing Easy - Second Thurs. of the month at 3 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 718-670-5640.

Cancer Victors & Friends - The International Cancer Victors and Friends will meet the fourth Sunday of the month from 3 to 5 p.m. at 20-30 College Pt. Blvd. Call 718-767-3650.

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 p.m. at Womanspace, 3 St. Paul's Place, Great Neck. Call 516-829-2778. or 516-996-5709.

Domestic Violence Support/Partner Abuse Group - Wed., 7-8:30 p.m. Samuel Field/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.

Families Anonymous - For families and friends of individuals affected by substance abuse or emotional problems. All are welcome. Call 718-343-2018 or 718-969-9008.

Loss of a Parent Bereavement Group - Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Pre Registration. Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkway., 718-225-6750.

Medical Assistance - 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 Women's Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 718-793-0672.

Motherhood Sooner or Later - Womanspace in Great Neck is forming a discussion group for moms 35 and up with young children. Meeting time is flexible. Call Robin at 516-773-0911.

Mothers of Twins Club - 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 - 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.

Ostomy Club - First Fri. of month at 1 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 718-670-5640.

Orthodox Jewish MS - Are you an Orthodox Jewish woman with Multiple Sclerosis? Join the New York City chapter of the National MS Society's professionally run telephone support group for individuals diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. The group talks weekly for 8 weeks, Thursdays 8:30-9:30 p.m. The first group will meet Thursday June 10. To register or for more information call 212-463-7787, Ext. 3057.

Overeaters Anonymous - 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.

Queens Community for Cultural Judaism will meet Jan. 8 at 2 p.m. at 257-02 Union Turnpike to discuss the separation of church and state. Call 718-380-5362

Scoliosis Association - The Scoliosis Association of Long Island meets the third Thursday of the month at LIJ North Shore Health Systems on Lakeville Road on in room 202. Call 917-655-4707.

Separation/Divorce Support Group - Learn how to deal with the emotional impact of separation and divorce. Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Pre-registration. Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy., 718-225-6750.

Substance Abuse - 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.

Young Widows/widowers Bereavement Group (to age 69) - Meets Tuesdays at 7:30. Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkway., 718-225-6750. Pre-registration.

Young Widows/widowers Bereavement Support Group - (to age 69). For loss of a spouse or partner. Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. Pre-registration. Samuel Field Y, 58-20 Little Neck Pkway, 718-225-6750.

Volunteers

Dispatchers Needed - 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 crewmembers and dispatchers. Call 718-229-0400.

Fort Totten - To assist in cleaning out the battery of the fort. Call 718-352-2462.

Foster Parents - Seeking foster parents in Queens. Will train, 24-hour support, generous stipend. Call Donna at 800-640-1890, Ext. 218.

Help in Emergency Rooms - Men and women are needed to help survivors of rape and domestic violence. Call 212-423-2140 for details.

Holocaust Resource Center - Queensborough Community College's Holocaust Resource Center and Archives needs retired teachers and others to work as educational guides and docents, p/t days. Call Dr. William Shulman at 718-281-5770.

NYHQ - New York Hospital Queens is looking for volunteers for its emergency department. Call 718-670-1125 to schedule an appointment.

Score - The Service Corps of Retired Executives Association and counselor's to America's small businesses is seeking counselors to share their lifetime business experiences. Call 914-725-5421.

Volunteers are need to participate in the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill's Post-Holiday Walk planning session on Jan. 6 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Sloman Auditorium, LIJ Hillside, 76th Ave., between 265th and 266th streets, 718-347-7284.

Posted 7:03 pm, October 10, 2011
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