Community Calendar Listings

By The Times/Ledger


The Flushing YMCA is now accepting applications for its free YouthBuild Program for young adults 17-21 who did not complete high school and are interested in learning a trade. 718-961-6880.

Chapel of the Redeemer Lutheran, 220-161 Union Tpke., Bayside is accepting applications for fall 2000 nursery through 6th grade. 718-465-4236


Bingo is held every Monday night at 7:30 p.m. at the Garden Jewish Center of Flushing, 24-40 Parsons Blvd., Flushing. 718-445-1317.

Bellerose Jewish Center, 254-04 Union Turnpike in Floral Park offers Triple Bingo every Monday Night at 7:30 p.m.

Boy Scouts

Boy Scout Troop 109 meets every Tuesday at PS 165 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. September through June. Entrance on 70th Ave. between 150th St. and Kissena Blvd., Flushing. All boys age 11 and up are welcome to join the fun. 718-544-4259.


The Children's Choir at Good Shepard Lutheran Church, 201-03 29th Ave., Bayside, will meet on Thursdays from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Children through grade 6. 718-352-7644.


Free art classes are offered at The Cultural Arts Department of the Central Queens YM&YMHA, 67-09 108 St., Forest Hills.

National Safety Council 6-hour Defensive Driving course will be held on Tues., June 6 and 13 at Martin Luther High School, 60-02 Maspeth Ave., Maspeth. Cost: $50, $45. 718-894-4000.

A Defensive Driving Course will be held on June 6 and June 13 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Hollis Hills Jewish Center. Admission: $45. 718-776-3500.

Yoga classes held every Tuesday from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the North Presbyterian Church, 25-33 154th St. in Flushing. Call 718-767-148

Dance Lessons will be offered on Friday, June 2 from 9 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Arthur Murray Dance Studio at 36-35 Bell Blvd., Bayside, sponsored by the Queens Women's Center. Donation: $5 718-793-0672.

Safety Driving Class is on the fourth Saturday of each month (May 27 this time) at St.. Clare's Church, 137-35 Brookville Blvd., Rosedale. Fee: $30. 718-341-0452.

The Queens Women's Center at Fort Totten, Bayside offers painting space and instruction every Monday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Donation: $50. Registration: $5. 718-793-0672.

The Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road in Kew Gardens presents Craft instructor Mildred Hasin on Mondays from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 719-268-2690.

Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 Fourteenth Rd., in College Point offers Introductry Sign Language Class for Professionals on Sat., June 5, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission: $5. 718-358-0067.

The Jewish Center of Bayside Hills, 211-06 46th Ave., in Bayside offers a defensive driving class on June 25. Admission; $35. 718-225-5301.

The Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road in Kew Gardens offers chess instructions with chess pro Mia Immerman every Friday from l p.m. to 4 p.m. for all levels. 719-268-2690.

Adult Education at Temple Sholom Rabbi Philip Bentley's Spring Adult Education course will be an exploration of the Megillah of Ruth. Classes will be held on Monday evenings through June 5, from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 718-343-8660.

Community Education Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck offers art class led by Otto Nedo every Friday at 10 a.m. 718-423-8179.

Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck, offers bridge lessons for beginners on Mondays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Admission: $40. 718-423-8179.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 202-16 23rd Ave., Bayside. offers Bible Study Class on Wednesdays at 11 a.m. and a meditative prayer service held on each Wednesday at noon. All are welcome.

The Senior Adult Department of the Central Queens YM & YWHA, 67-09 108th St., in Forest Hills, offers R.A.R.E. (Recent Active Retirees Experience): Retirement brings changes and challenges. 718-268-5011.


The Friendship Club meets every first and third Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at The Senior Adult Department of the Central Queens YM & YWHA, 67-09 108th St., in Forest Hills. Admission: $2. 718-268-5011.

The Humanist Center of Cultures of Jackson Heights is organizing a free weekly Multicultural Conversation Club on Sundays from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Queens Public Library, 35-51 81st St., and 37th Avenue in Jackson Heights. 718-937-8185.

Pride of Judea Mental Health Center, 243-02 Northern Blvd., Douglaston, offers duplicate bridge every Monday from noon to 4 p.m. 718-423-6200.

Community Education Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck, offers a couple's club that meets every Thursday at 10 a.m. 718-423-8179.


A yoga conference will be held from Wed., June 7 through Sat., June 10 at Ma Yoga Shakti International Mission, 114-41 Lefferts Blvd., South Ozone Park until 9 p.m.

Conference for consumers, families and providers sponsored by Transitional Services for New York, Inc. will be held Tue., June 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. John's University. 718-746-6647.


Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd., College Point, presents Country Line Dancing on Monday for beginners from 6:45 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. Intermediates learn from 7:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. Admission: $5, $6. 718-358-0067.

Free Irish dancing lessons with All-Ireland dancing champion Niall O'Leary are offered at Yeats' Tavern, 42-24 Bell Blvd in Bayside from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. every Saturday.

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