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Northeast Queens Community Calendar Listings

By The TimesLedger

Bingo

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.

Bridge

Duplicate bridge. Mondays, noon-4 p.m. Pride of Judea Mental Health Center, 243-02 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. 423-6200.

Children’s Activities

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.

Classes

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.

Clinics/Screenings

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.

Discussion Groups

“People Dynamics” teaches you how to attract people any time, any place. Led by Certified Social Worker Colleen Capote. Friday, 8 p.m. HWCC, 82-06 Bell Blvd., Hollis Hills. 348-3274.

Rabbi Abraham Witty and Rachel Witty discuss their book, “Exploring Jewish Tradition: A Transliterated Guide to Everyday Practice and Observance.” Sunday, 7 p.m. Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 23-80 Bell Blvd., Bayside. 631-9060.

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.

Exercise

Yoga with instructor Mary Lou Illuzzi. Friday, 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.

Lectures

“New York City & The Civil War” with author Bud Livingston. Monday, 7:30 p.m. Bayside Jewish Center, 203-05 32nd Ave.

Meetings

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.

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.

Queens Mineral Society. Author Kevin Krajick discusses his experiences searching for diamonds in the Arctic. Monday, 8 p.m. Queens College New Science Building, Room D235. 544-5059 or 347-6839.

Sisterhood of the Bay Terrace Jewish Center general meeting. Educational Director Robert E. Cohen discusses “The Passover Seder and the Family…From Generation to Generation.” Tuesday, 8 p.m. 209th Street and Cross Island Parkway, Bayside. 428-6363.

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.

Programs

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.

Scouts

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.

Seniors

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.

Support Groups

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.

Tours

Fort Totten Historical Center offers daily tours of Fort Totten conducted by historian Jack Fein. 352-0180.

Volunteers

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.

Workshops

Rose Pruning. Horticulturist Pat Cook discusses pruning techniques. Weather permitting. Wear comfortable shoes. Tuesday and March 21, 10 a.m.-noon. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing. Call ahead to confirm. 886-3800.

Natural Lawn Care. Learn how to grow a green and healthy lawn without chemicals. Wednesday, 1-3 p.m. or 7-9 p.m. Queens Botanical Garden, 43-50 Main St., Flushing. 886-3800.

Plant Propagation. Horticulturist Zofia Pienkos discusses cuttings, layering, grafting, budding, division. March 23, 1 p.m. 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.

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