By The TimesLedger
Housing work group helps those with disabilities apply for New York City Housing Authority. First Wednesday of month, 11 a.m. Queens Independent Living Center, 140-40 Queens Blvd., Jamaica. 658-2524.
Sensible financial advice from trained financial planner. Appointment required. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 793-0672.
Summer day camp program open house, Wed., 10 a.m.-noon, 6-8 p.m., Long Island City YMCA, 32-23 Queens Blvd. 392-7932.
After-School Program offers homework/tutor assistance, sports, workshops, service learning-community outreach projects. Weekdays, 3-6 p.m. FEGS Beacon 231, 145-00 Springfield Blvd. 528-1743.
Early Childhood programs offered at Cross Island YMCA, 238-10 Hillside Ave. 479-0505.
Painting and clay workshops for ages 5 and up. Mon. & Tues. Alliance of Queens Artists, 99-10 Metropolitan Ave. 520-9842.
Compass training will be held at noon Sunday at the Forest Park Nature Center, Woodhaven Boulevard at Forest Park Drive. Call 846-2731.
Computer class by a professional teacher. Self-help Maspeth Senior Center, 66-35 58th Ave., Maspeth. 429-3636.
French conversation with Marguerita Ohrenstein. Fri., 1-2:30 p.m. Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road, Suite 202. 268-5360.
Intermediate Spanish with Tony Oliviero. Wed., 10-11 a.m. Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road, Suite 202. 268-5360.
Media Art – Helen Magrisso teaches Mon. from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Road, Suite 202. 268-5960.
Slow down in a fast paced world 7 – 8:30 p.m. with moderator Roslyn Dudley and “Lady Prema” Carter at the Afrikan Poetry Theatre. A free vegetarian meal will be served. Sponsored by Science of Spirituality. 176-03 Jamaica Ave. Call 523-3312.
Urban Park Rangers will spend the afternoon enhancing and refurbishing the trails of Forest Park on National Trails Day, to be held at 11 a.m. Saturday. Call 846-2731.
Wood Carving, 1:30 p.m., first Sun. of the month, except July & Aug. at Cross Island YMCA, 238-10 Hillside Ave. 631-2115.
Financial help. Thurs., 3 p.m. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 793-0672.
Friendship Club meets first, third Mon. of month, 7 p.m. Senior Adult Department, Central Queens YM & YWHA, 67-09 108th St. 268-5011.
Job Club helps women with resumes, interview skills and job search techniques. Alternate Wed., 5:30 p.m. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 793-0672.
Multicultural Conversation Club organized by Humanist Center of Cultures of Jackson Heights. Sun., 3-5 p.m. Queens Borough Public Library, 35-51 81st St. 937-8185.
Photography Group meets at the Forest Hills Community House Beacon Program, JHS 190, 68-17 Austin St. 268-5960.
Sunday Dances with Instruction, Sun., 3:30-4:30 p.m., 4:30-8 p.m., Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd. 478-3100.
Athletic activities for teens include swimming, racquetball, strength training, basketball. Saturdays, 7-10 p.m. Cross Island YMCA, 238-10 Hillside Ave. 479-0505.
Instructional and recreational swimming for adults with disabilities features exercise and swimming skills individualized for personal needs. Cross Island YMCA, 238-10 Hillside Ave. 516-354-0098.
Kick boxing, tai chi, self-defense for adults and teens. Sat., 2:30-3:30 p.m.. Cross Island YMCA, 238-10 Hillside Ave. 479-0505.
Stay-Well Exercise. Tues. & Thurs., 10-11 a.m. Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd. 268-5960.
Howard Beach Senior Center annual arts and crafts festival 1-2:30 p.m. Thursday at the center, 156-45 84th St. Call 738-8100.
Prelude to Pride Dinner 7 p.m. Friday at Tung-Shing House, 97-45 Queens Blvd., Sponsored by Queens Gays & Lesbians United. Special guest Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Call 205-6605.
Interfaith AIDS Memorial Service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 34th Avenue between 81 and 82 streets, featuring the Rainbow Voices Chorus and the Four Wind Earth Chorus. Sponsored by Queens Gays & Lesbians United. Call 205-6605.
Bikers Against Breast Cancer will hit the streets at 12:30 p.m. Sunday when Harley enthusiasts and other motorcyclists will wind their way through Brooklyn and Queens, starting at Harley Davidson of New York City, 42-11 Northern Blvd., and ending at Cunningham Park. Call 800-227-2345 for more information.
10th Annual Queens Pride Parade kicks off at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at 89th Street and 37th Avenue. The parade runs along 37th Road from 74th to 77th Street. Call 205-6605.
“The United States and Russia: What Kind of Relationship do We Want?” will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Jackson Heights branch of the Queens Library, 35-51 81st St.
“Jewish Stories: A Penchant for Parables,” with speaker Steve Zeitlin, will be held at the Bayswater Jewish Center, cor. of Healy Avenue and Dickens Street, Far Rockaway. Call 471-7771.
Queens Public Library Board of Trustees administrative committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 6, in the conference room at Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd.
AARP Richmond Hill Chapter 1762. Second Thurs. of the month, 1 p.m. New members welcome. Church of the Resurrection, 85-09 118th St. 969-8813.
Queens Gays and Lesbians United holds monthly meetings at Community United Methodist Church, 81-10 35th Ave. 205-6605.
Queens Mineral Society, Mon., 8 p.m. Queens College. 544-5059.
Boy Scout Troop 158 of Queens Village meets weekly through mid-June. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 92-10 217th St. Boys in 6th grade through age 18 welcome.
Cub Scout Pack 158 meets Fri., 7:30-8:30 p.m. Redeemer Lutheran Church, 92-10 217th St., Boys in 1st-5th grade welcome.
Venture Crew 158 of Queens Village meets first and third Fri. of the month, 9-10:30 p.m.
Self Management and Recovery Training, Sun. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Long Island Consultation Center, 97-29 54 Rd. 212-929-6107.
Elderplan hosts “Meet & Greet” Medicare informational meetings weekly at the following times and locations: Waterview Diner, 163-30 Crossbay Blvd., Mon., 9 a.m.; Palace Diner, 60-15 Main St., Tues., 9 a.m.; Glendale Diner, 71-08 Myrtle Ave., Wed. 9 a.m.; Mark Twain Diner, 72-12 Northern Blvd., Thurs., 9 a.m.; Bayside Diner, 207-70 Northern Blvd., Fri. 9 a.m.; Shalimar Diner, 63-68 Austin St., Thurs., 3 p.m.; Caridad Restaurant, 100-02 Northern Blvd., Wed., 3 p.m.; G&P Diner, 118-03 Liberty Ave., Wed., 9 a.m.; Rockaway Sunset Diner, 116-11 Beach Channel Dr., Mon., 9:30 a.m.; and Three Star Diner, 235-20 Hillside Ave., Tues., 9 a.m. Call 921-7898.
Alzheimer’s caregivers. Thursdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Peter J. Dellamonica Center for Seniors, 23-56 Broadway. 626-1500.
Autism support for parents and family members of people with autism. Spanish-speaking groups also offered. Third Thurs. of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Quality Services for the Autism Community, 30-10 38th St. 728-8427.
Bereaved siblings and children. Helps kids in grades 1-8 who have lost a loved one. First Mon. of the month, 7:30 p.m. St. Adalbert’s Parish Center, lower church, 52-40 84th St. 429-2005.
Bereavement group for seniors who have lost a spouse or child. Wed. & Fri., 1 p.m. SNAP of Eastern Queens, 80-45 Winchester Blvd. 454-2100.
Bereavement group. Last Thurs. of the month, 7:30 p.m. St. Adalbert’s Parish Center, lower cafeteria, 52-40 84th St. 429-2005.
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease group. Third Wed. of the month (except July, Aug.), noon-2 p.m. Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, sixth floor auditorium. 206-8410.
Connections for seniors. Tues., 2:30 p.m. Senior Adult Department, Central Queens YM & YWHA, 67-09 108th St. 268-5011.
Diabetes support group. First Thurs. of the month (except July, Aug.), 6:30-8 p.m. Jamaica Hospital Medical Center private dining area. 206-8410.
Employment preparation. Women’s Network, 161-10 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica. 657-6200.
Geriatric psychiatry support groups. First, third Wed. of the month, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Hillside Hospital, Glen Oaks. 470-8097.
Grandparents raising grandchildren. First Mon. of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Calvary Baptist Church, 311-10 Guy R. Brewer Blvd. 297-2301.
Lost Miracles bereavement group for those suffering the loss of a newborn or miscarriage. Third Mon. of the month, 7:30 p.m. St. Adalbert’s Parish Center, lower cafeteria, 52-40 84th St. 429-2005.
Lyme disease patients. 263-8490.
Millennium Mom Club mommy and baby social hour. Mon., Tues. & Thurs., 9:30 a.m. Starbucks Coffee House, 157-41 Cross Bay Blvd. 641-5718.
Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays. Third Sun. of the month. Reform Temple of Forest Hills, 71-11 112th St. 271-6663.
Recent Active Retirees Experience. Help cope with changes and challenges brought on by retirement. Senior Adult Department, Central Queens YM/YWHA, 67-09 108th St. 268-5011.
Renaissance Group, nonsectarian men and women who lost a loved one. Bellerose Jewish Center. 343-9001.
Self-Help for Hard of Hearing People. Last Mon. of the month, 6 p.m., Lexington School for the Deaf, Jackson Heights. 264-3017.
Separation and divorce support group. Mondays, 6:30-8 p.m. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 793-0672.
Sexual abuse/domestic violence victims. Mondays, 5:20-7 p.m. Queens Rape Counseling Center, 71-49 Loubet St., Forest Hills. 263-2013.
Sexual abuse victims. Wednesdays, 7:30-9 p.m. Queens Rape Counseling Center, 71-49 Loubet St., Forest Hills. 263-2013.
Self-esteem for women. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 352-7225.
Women’s group led by psychotherapist Rhoda Findling helps with relationships. Appointment required. Thurs., 7:30-9 p.m. Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 793-0672.
Walking tour of Jamaica highlights Jamaica’s agricultural roots and transformation into a modern city. Landmark buildings and sites within walking distance of King Manor Museum, 90-04 161st St. 206-0545.
Reform Temple of Forest Hills will hold an open house Wednesday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at 71-11 112th Street. Call 261-2900.
Catholic War Veterans seeks new members. Must be practicing Catholic and past or current member of U.S. armed forces. Second, fourth Thurs. of the month, 8 p.m. 73-53 Metropolitan Ave. 894-1133.
Youth football coaches. LP Fam’s Youth Organization Inc. of South Ozone Park seeks coaches for two teams in Warner Conference Youth Football League this fall. Paul Cox, 835-8416 or Hayward Gillyard, 659-8333.
Parenting skills. Second Fri. of the month. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 793-0672.