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Activities

The Flushing YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd., presents YouthBuild, a job-training program for young adults ages 17-21. Students receive extensive training in different building trades and work on their GED. Job placement is available to all students. 718-961-6880, Ext. 142.

The Flushing YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd., offers free computer, recreational swimming, game room time, and other activities for children 8-18 Saturdays from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. 718-961-6880.

Bingo/Bridge

Bingo held Mondays at 7:15 p.m. at the Garden Jewish Center of Flushing, 24-40 Parsons Blvd. 718-445-1317.

Triple Bingo held Mondays at 7:30 p.m., Bellerose Jewish Center, 254-04 Union Turnpike, Floral Park.

Bingo played Friday nights with $1,000 jackpot, $2,025 in prizes 50/50 at 7 p.m. Regular at 7:30 p.m. Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament auditorium, 203rd Street and 35th Avenue, Bayside. 718-229-5929.

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

Classes

Beacon 216 Ryan JHS offers Specialized High School Examination Preparation on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.-Language Arts-Mr. Gallagher in room 145 and Tuesday and Thursday from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mathematics-Mr. Caputo in room 120. William Jenal, Director. 718-445-6983.

Queens Library's Cyber Center offers a fall series of classes, “E-Mail for Beginners.” All programs will be held at the Central Library Cyber Center, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica. Registration must be one week in advance of the class, in person (no phone registrations, please!) at the Cyber Center Reference Desk. Space is limited. Admission is free. These single-session classes will last 90 minutes and will cover how to set up an e-mail account; how to send an e-mail; and how to open and read e-mails sent to you. Classes are scheduled on several Thursdays in November and December. The times vary. 718-990-0706.

The Bellerose Jewish Center, 254-04 Union Tpke., Floral Park, offers a free Jewish education for Kindergarten and Sunday School Children. We also provide a thorough Religious Curriculum with experienced Teachers for 3 Grade to their Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Come Join us each Saturday for our Youth services from 10 a.m. to noon. and Adult Services from 8:45 a.m. to noon. 718-343-9001

Conversation English and Citizenship Test Perparation is being offered at Hawthorne Community Center Youth Enrichment Program offers academic programs for enrichment and remediation. The schedule also includes many recreational classes such as tennis, computer programs, several sports classes, art and cooking for children. 718-631-6800.

There will be weekly Yoga classes held every Tuesday evening from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the North Presbyterian Church, 25-33 154 St., Flushiung. 718-747-0941.

The Flushing Jewish Community Council is sponsoring English for Speakers of Other Languages classes at the Bethany Lutheran Church, 48-08 91st Place, Elmhurst and other locations in Flushing. Classes in Elmhurst are Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (beginning) and 10:30 p.m. to noon (intermediate). Morning, afternoon and evening classes range from beginning to advanced in Flushing. Classes are free (with a nominal book charge). 718-463-0434.

Queens Women's Center offers conversational English classes Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon. 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten, Bayside. Donation: $35. Registration fee: $5. 718-793-0672.

Har-Tzion Hebrew Consciousness offers yoga and tai chi classes, with an emphasis on a meditative approach towards practice. Classes in the mornings and evenings, separate for men and women. First class free. 516-466-0605.

Design 101 – A Basic Sewing Experience is offered at Queen's Women's Center, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten, Bayside. Donation: $35. Registration: $5. 718-793-0672.

Woodworking classes – Learn to Use Machinery Tools and Learn to Make Assorted Gifts and Toys, offered Tuesdays at Selfhelp Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside. 718-224-7888.

Computer class for beginners offered Saturday mornings at The Queens Women's Center Legal Clinic, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten, Bayside. Small groups with skilled instructor. 718-793-0672.

Spanish and French classes for ages 60 and over offered Fridays at 10:30 a.m. at Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck. 718-423-8179.

Clinics/Screenings

The Ambulatory Care Department at Flushing Hospital Medical Center offers weekend and evening hours in its medical and pediatric clinics. From Monday through Friday, the clinics are open until 9 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. 718-670-5486.

New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, 56-45 Main St., Flushing offers free prostate cancer screenings in Queens. Registartion required for free screenings throughout the year. 718-670-1900.

Clubs/Groups

Why Weight Discussion Group meets on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ” 718-281-0646.

Troop 1 meets every Friday night at 7:45 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church on Bell Blvd and 36 Ave.

Troop 138 meets Thursday nights from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on 64th Circle, Fresh Meadows. 718-454-2391

The Samuel Fields/Bay Terrace YM&YMHA, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck, has expanded the afterschool socialization, recreation program for children with special needs – mental retardation, autism, learning disabilities, neurological impairments, ages 5-21. The program runs Monday through Friday. 718-225-6750.

Couple's Club meets Thursdays at Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck. 718-423-8179.

A short story discussion group with Debbie takes place Tuesdays from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Selfhelp Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26 Ave., Bayside. A different story is discussed every week. All are welcome. 718-961-4550.

Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck, offers a discussion group that meets Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and a current group that meets Wednesdays at 10 a.m. 718-423-8179.

The Clearview Jewish Center, 16-50 Utopia Parkway, Whitestone, will celebrate its 50th anniversary. The center is looking for past members and Hebrew School graduates who are no longer on its mailing list. 718-352-6670.

Take “The next Step”. Recover with Christ every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at 1st Presbyterian Church of Whitestone, 149th St. and 15th Dr. All are welcome. Free refreshments. Rev. Hank Fury 746-7858

Exercise

The Beacon Program at Ryan JHS 216 presents Yoga Class on Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday fdrom 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 718-445-6983.

Yoga with Barbara will be held every Tuesday from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at North Presbyterian Church, 25-33 154 St., Flushing. 718-767-1481.

Pre-natal exercise classes are offered at the Flushing YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd. 718-961-6880.

The Flushing YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd., offers Weight Training for Beginners taught by Jim Henry, a fitness counselor. The weekly class teaches how to use free weight exercise equipment – learn proper technique, form and various types of exercises using free weights. 718-961-6880.

Shape-up exercise class led by Sylvia Doner Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:45 a.m. Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck. 718-423-8179.

Events

The Sisterhood of the Whitestone Hebrew Center is sponsoring a theater party at Queens Theater in the Park on Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. The show is “Ballet Folelorico de Chile.” Admission is $30. 718- 767-1500.

The Queens County Overall Economic Development Corporation and the Flushing Chinese Business Association present ation Increase Your Profits With Certification as a Minority Owned Business

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