By The TimesLedger
Garden Jewish Center of Flushing, 24-40 Parsons Blvd. Mondays, 7:15 p.m. 445-1317.
Triple Bingo. Mondays, 7:30 p.m. Bellerose Jewish Center, 254-04 Union Turnpike.
Duplicate bridge. Mondays, noon-4 p.m. Pride of Judea Mental Health Center, 243-02 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. 423-6200.
Timid Turtles. Ages 4-5 learn about turtles and tortoises. Saturday, 1-3 p.m. Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. 229-4000.
Science Playground open for kids 6+ with adult supervision. The New York Hall of Science, 47-01 111th St., Flushing Meadows Corona Park. 699-0005.
Karate program. Mondays, 4-5 p.m. for kids 8-11; Fridays, 7-8 p.m. for kids 12-16. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd., College Point. 358-0067.
Recreational swimming, game time, computer classes for kids 8-18. Saturdays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Flushing YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd. 961-6880.
Design 101 — A Basic Sewing Experience. Mondays, 7 p.m. Queens Women’s Center, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten, Bayside. 793-0672.
Citizenship preparation. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8 p.m. Korean Immigrant Services, 136-65 Roosevelt Ave., Flushing. 359-5400.
Conversational English. Fridays, 10 a.m.-noon. Queens Women’s Center, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten, Bayside. 793-0672.
Basic computer skills for beginners. Queens Women’s Center, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten, Bayside. 793-0672.
Legal clinic features small groups with skilled instructor. Queens Women’s Center, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten, Bayside. 793-0672.
Prostate cancer screenings. New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, 56-45 Main St., Flushing. Registration required. 670-1900.
Medical and pediatric clinics. Weekdays to 9 p.m., Saturdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Ambulatory Care Department, Flushing Hospital Medical Center. 670-5486.
Glaucoma screenings. Mondays and Thursdays, 9 a.m.-noon. Flushing Hospital Medical Center lobby. 670-5719.
Community Education Resource Center. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, 10 a.m. 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck. 423-8179.
Why Weight? Wednesdays, 8 p.m. 281-0646.
Shabbat Across America brings Jews of all denominations together for traditional Shabbat service, followed by festive dinner. Friday, 5:15 p.m. Electchester Jewish Center, 65-15 164th St., Flushing. 886-4454.
Business Card Exchange hosted by Queens Chamber of Commerce. Tuesday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. HSBC Bank USA, 257-15 Union Turnpike, Flushing. 898-8500.
Yoga with instructor Mary Lou Illuzzi. Fridays through March 15, 8:30-9:30 a.m. Queens Borough Public Library Broad Channel Branch, 16-26 Cross Bay Blvd. Space limited; preregistration required. 318-4943.
Prenatal exercise class. Flushing YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd. 961-6880.
Shape-up exercise class led by Sylvia Doner. Tuesdays, Thursdays, 8:45 a.m. Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck. 423-8179.
Yoga with Barbara. Tuesdays, 6-7 p.m. North Presbyterian Church, 25-33 154th St., Flushing. 767-1481.
Yoga. Wednesdays, 3-5 p.m.; Saturdays, 9-11 a.m. Beacon Program, Ryan JHS 216. 445-6983.
AARP Bayside Chapter 2014 seeks new members. Second, fourth Thursday of month, 1-3 p.m. St. Josaphat’s Church auditorium, 35th Avenue and 210th Street, Bayside. 229-2737.
AARP North Flushing Chapter 4158 welcomes a quartet from the Goliard Concert Group. Visitors welcome. Tuesday, noon. Church on the Hill, 167-07 35th Ave.
Astroclub members explore space with telescopes, binoculars, other equipment. All ages welcome. First, third Thursday of 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, Inc. Third Tuesday of month, 8 p.m. The Reception House, 167-17 Northern Blvd., Flushing. 423-3676.
Couple’s Club. Thursdays at Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck. 423-8179.
Flushing Camera Club. First, third Wednesday of month. Flushing Hospital Administration Building, 45th Avenue and Burling St. 441-6210.
Flushing Rotary Club meets Thursdays, 12:15 p.m. Friends and Co., 154-17 Roosevelt Ave. 353-1220.
Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 4787. Fourth Monday of month, 8 p.m. 19-12 149th St., Whitestone. 746-0540.
Queensboro Hill VFW Post 3427. First, third Wednesday of month, 7:30 p.m. New members encouraged. 136-06 Horace Harding Expressway. 359-1987.
Verizon Telephone Pioneers of America, Keller Life Member Club. Tuesday, 1 p.m. St. John Vianney Church, 34th Avenue and Union Street, Flushing. 463-4535.
Whitestone VFW Post 4787. Second, fourth Monday of month, 8 p.m. 19-12 149th St. 746-0540.
Women at the Chapel Hall. Second Monday of month, 7:30 p.m. All community women invited to join these Christian women for fun and spiritual experience. The Community Church of Little Neck, 46-16 Little Neck Parkway. 229-2534.
After-school program 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.
Crime Victim Assistance Unit. Weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Pomonok Neighborhood Center, Inc., 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing.
Women create journal of life experiences and personal “herstory.” Mondays, 7 p.m. Queens Women’s Center, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten, Bayside. 793-0672.
Medicare 101. Trained volunteer answers questions about Medicare eligibility criteria, benefits, filing procedures. Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Flushing Hospital Medical Center. 670-4546.
Housing needs addressed for individuals, families, building management companies. Pomonok Neighborhood Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing. 591-6060.
Quit Smart stop smoking program includes four sessions with licensed therapist, guidebook, hypnosis tape, cigarette substitute. Flushing Hospital. 670-5476.
Hillcrest Jewish Center day camp open house. Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 183-02 Union Turnpike, Flushing. 380-4145.
Troop 1 meets Fridays, 7:45-10 p.m. Redeemer Lutheran Church, Bell Boulevard and 36th Avenue.
Troop 138 meets Thursdays, 7:30-9 p.m. 64th Circle, Fresh Meadows. 454-2391.
Short story discussion group with Debbie. Tuesdays, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Selfhelp Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside. 961-4550.
Computer classes. Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 479-6071.
Tai chi classes. Thursdays, 11 a.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 479-6071.
Association for Children Enforcement of Support. First Tuesday of month, 6-8 p.m. Fresh Meadows Library, 193-20 Horace Harding Expressway. 800-738-ACES.
Bereavement group for seniors. Thursdays, 2 p.m. Selfhelp Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave., Bayside. 224-7888.
Bereavement group helps those who recently lost a loved one. Flushing Hospital. 670-3160.
Bereavement Support Group. Tuesdays, 3-4:15 p.m. Hillside Hospital. 470-8087.
Breast cancer survivors. Second, fourth Thursday of month, 7-8:30 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 670-5714.
Breathing Easy. Second Thursday of month (except July and August,) 3 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 670-5640.
Compassionate Friends of Flushing, a bereavement support group for parents who have lost a child. Third Friday of month, 7:30 p.m. The Church on the Hill, Flushing. 746-5010.
Diabetes Support Group. Third Wednesday of month (except July and August), 7 p.m. Flushing Hospital auditorium. 670-5640.
Domestic violence support/partner abuse group. Wednesdays, 7-8:30 p.m. Samuel Fields/Bay Terrace YM/YMHA, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck. 225-6750.
Domestic Violence group. Mondays and Tuesdays, 5:30-7 p.m. Pomonok Neighborhood Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing.
Moms with Young Children. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-noon. Queens Women’s Center, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten, Bayside. 353-7225.
Mothers of Twins Club of Queens welcomes all mothers of multiples. Fourth Wednesday of month, 8 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 464-3162.
National Stuttering Association, Queens chapter. First, third Wednesday of month, 8:15 p.m. 464-4085.
Non-Anon for families and friends of drug and alcohol abusers meets Thursdays, 7:30-9 p.m. Veterans of Foreign Wars, 19-12 149th St., Whitestone.
Northeast Widow/Widowers Society. Third Tuesday of month, 7:30 p.m. Community Church of Little Neck, 46-16 Little Neck Parkway. 464-4085.
Ostomy Club. First Friday of month (except July and August), 1 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 670-5640.
Overeaters Anonymous welcomes those who want to stop eating compulsively. Tuesdays, 8 p.m. Church on the Hill, 167-05 35th Ave., Flushing. 516-794-1333.
Parents of Murdered Children. Third Wednesday of month, 7:30 p.m. Queensboro Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 740-1061.
Recently Retired group. Fridays, 1 p.m. Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway, Little Neck. 423-8179.
Women’s group. Mondays, 9:30-10 a.m. Queens Women’s Center, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten, Bayside. 793-0672.
Young Moms Support Group. First, third Friday of 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., Whitestone, needs volunteers to serve as dispatchers for a few hours a week. 767-1000.
Vermicomposting. Learn how to enhance composting with worms. Materials provided. Saturday, 10 a.m.-noon. Queens botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing. 886-3800.
Basic Nature Photography. Saturdays, 10-11:30 a.m. Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. 229-4000.