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AssistanceCrime Victim Assistance Unit. Weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Pomonok Neighborhood Center, Inc., 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing.Housing needs addressed for individuals, families, building management companies. Pomonok Neighborhood Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing. 591-6060.Medicare 101. Trained volunteer answers questions about Medicare eligibility criteria, benefits, filing procedures. Wed. and Fri., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Flushing Hospital Medical Center. 670-4546.BingoGarden Jewish Center of Flushing, 24-40 Parsons Blvd. Mon., 7:15 p.m. 445-1317. Triple Bingo. Mon., 7:30 p.m. Bellerose Jewish Center, 254-04 Union Turnpike.BridgeDuplicate bridge. Mon., noon-4 p.m. Pride of Judea Mental Health Center, 243-02 Northern Blvd. 423-6200.Children’s ActivitiesRecreational swimming, game time, computer classes for kids 8-18. Sat., 6:30-9:30 p.m. Flushing YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd. 961-6880.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.ClassesBasic computer skills for beginners. Queens Women’s Center, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten 793-0672.Citizenship preparation. Tues. & Thurs., 8 p.m. Korean Immigrant Services, 136-65 Roosevelt Ave. 359-5400.Conversational English. Fri., 10 a.m.-noon. Queens Women’s Center, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten 793-0672.Computers. Wed., 1-3 p.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 479-6071.Design 101 — A Basic Sewing Experience. Mon., 7 p.m. Queens Women’s Center, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten 793-0672. Karate program. Mon., 4-5 p.m. for kids 8-11; Fri., 7-8 p.m. for kids 12-16. Poppenhusen Institute, 114-04 14th Rd. 358-0067.Tai Chi. Thurs., 11 a.m. Bayside Senior Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike. 479-6071.Clinics/ScreeningsGlaucoma screenings. Mon. and Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon. Flushing Hospital Medical Center lobby. 670-5719.Legal clinic features small groups with skilled instructor. Queens Women’s Center, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten 793-0672.Prostate cancer screenings. New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens, 56-45 Main St. Registration required. 670-1900.Medical and pediatric clinics. Weekdays to 9 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Ambulatory Care Department, Flushing Hospital Medical Center. 670-5486.ClubsCoffee Social Wed. evening at Judy’s House in Bayside. Gals only. 50+ Like to make new friends? Call 225-0063.Discussion GroupsCommunity Education Resource Center. Tues., Wed., 10 a.m. 51-60 Marathon Parkway 423-8174.EventsShabbat Rock Friday Evening Happening at the Hollis Hills Jewish Center, 210-10 Union Turnpike from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday. Call 776-3500.Multiple Sclerosis physician Vincent Macaluso, Chief of Neurology at St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center in Staten Island will speak at the Wyndham Garden Hotel, 100-15 Ditmars Blvd., at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, registration begins at 8 a.m. Call 800-522-5185.ExercisePrenatal exercise class. Flushing YMCA, 138-46 Northern Blvd. 961-6880.Shape-up exercise class . Tues. & Thurs., 8:45 a.m. Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway 423-8174.Yoga with Barbara. Tues., 6-7 p.m. North Presbyterian Church, 25-33 154th St. 767-1481.Yoga. Wed., 3-5 p.m.; Sat., 9-11 a.m. Beacon Program, Ryan JHS 216. 445-6983.LecturesBenefits of Section 529 College Savings Plans Tuesday at 7pm, Adria Hotel, 220-33 Northern Blvd. Call Andrew Corrigan at 539-7855.MeetingsAARP Bayside Chapter 2014 seeks new members. Second, fourth Thurs. of the month, 1-3 p.m. St. Josaphat’s Church, 35th Ave. and 210th St. 229-2737.Astroclub members explore space with telescopes, binoculars, other equipment. All ages welcome. First, third Thurs. of the 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 Tues. of the month, 8 p.m. 167-17 Northern Blvd. 423-3676.Couple’s Club. Thurs. at Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway. 423-8176.Flushing Camera Club. First, third Wed. of the month. Flushing Hospital admin. bldg., 45th Ave. and Burling St. 441-6210.Flushing Rotary Club, Thurs., 12:15 p.m. Friends and Co., 154-17 Roosevelt Ave. 353-1220.Hillside Hadassah will meet at 12:45 p.m. Monday for a folk dancing program conducted by Sol Stein at 167-11 73rd Ave. Call 591-5353.Jewish Women International’s Aviva Chapter No. 828 will hold its general membership meeting at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 25 at the North Hills Library, 57-04 Marathon Pkwy. Call 279-0447.Queensboro Hill VFW Post 3427. First, third Wed. of the month, 7:30 p.m. New members encouraged. 136-06 Horace Harding Expwy. 359-1987.St. Margaret’s Post #1172 of the Catholic War Veterans, second and fourth Thurs. of the month, 7:30 p.m., 73-53 Metropolitan Ave. 894-1133. Telephone Pioneers of America will hold its retiree membership meeting at 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. John Vianney Church, 34th Avenue and Union Street. Call 463-4535.VFW Community Post 4787, Whitestone, meets at 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Mon. at 19-12 149th St. The Ladies Auxiliary meets the fourth Mon. at 8 p.m. Call 746-0540.Women at the Chapel Hall. Second Mon. of the month, 7:30 p.m. All community women invited. Community Church of Little Neck, 46-16 Little Neck Parkway. 229-2534.ProgramsAfter-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.Women create journal of life experiences and personal “Herstory.” Mon., 7 p.m. Queens Women’s Center, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten. 793-0672.Register NowMarathon Jewish Community Center religious school, pre-K-2nd grade as well. 245-37 60th Ave. 428-1580.Queensborough Community College offers the following courses through the Continuing Education office: Summer Day Camp, Motorcycle Basic Rider Course, Greek Mythology in European Art, Spaces Through Time: An Architectural Journey, Worker’s Compensation, Learning to Play the Soprano Recorder and Painting in the Chinese Style. Call 631-6343.Summer workshop for teachers on gubernatorial election and foreign policy issues will be held at Queens College’s Taft Institute for teachers this August. Pre-registration is required. Call 997-5108 or 997-5188. ScoutsTroop 1 meets Fri., 7:45-10 p.m. Redeemer Lutheran Church, Bell Blvd. and 36th Ave.Troop 138 meets Thurs., 7:30-9 p.m. 64th Circle, Fresh Meadows. 454-2391.Self-HelpQuit Smart stop smoking program includes four sessions with licensed therapist, guidebook, hypnosis tape, cigarette substitute. Flushing Hospital. 670-5476.SeniorsShort story discussion group with Debbie. Tues., 1:30-2:30 p.m. Self-help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave. 961-4550.Support GroupsAssociation for Children Enforcement of Support. First Tues. of the month, 6-8 p.m. Fresh Meadows Library, 193-20 Horace Harding Expressway. 800-738-ACES.Bereavement group for seniors. Thurs., 2 p.m. Self-help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave. 224-7888.Bereavement group helps those who recently lost a loved one. Flushing Hospital. 670-3160.Bereavement Support Group. Tues., 3-4:15 p.m. Hillside Hospital. 470-8087.Bereaved parents support group is held at 7:30 p.m. the second Thurs. of the month at St. Adalbert’s Parish Center, 52-40 84th St. Call 429-2005. Breast cancer survivors. Second, fourth Thurs. of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 670-5714.Breathing Easy. Second Thurs. of the month (except July and Aug.) 3 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 670-5640.Compassionate Friends of Flushing, a bereavement support group for parents who have lost a child. Third Fri. of the month, 7:30 p.m. The Church on the Hill, Flushing. 746-5010.Diabetes Support Group. Third Wed. of the month (except July and Au.), 7 p.m. Flushing Hospital auditorium. 670-5640.Domestic violence support/partner abuse group. Wed., 7-8:30 p.m. Samuel Fields/Bay Terrace YM/YMHA, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway. 225-6750.Domestic Violence group. Mon. & Tues., 5:30-7 p.m. Pomonok Neighborhood Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd.Moms with Young Children. Sat., 10 a.m.-noon. Queens Women’s Center, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten. 353-7225.Mothers of Twins Club of Queens welcomes all mothers of multiples. Fourth Wed. of the month, 8 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 464-3162.Mutual Support Group for parents of children all ages, Temple Israel, 188-15 McLaughlin Ave. 461-6393. National Stuttering Association, Queens chapter. First, third Wed. of the month, 8:15 p.m. 464-4085.Non-Anon for families and friends of drug and alcohol abusers meets Thurs., 7:30-9 p.m. Veterans of Foreign Wars, 19-12 149th St.,Northeast Widow/Widowers Society. Third Tues. of the month, 7:30 p.m. Community Church of Little Neck, 46-16 Little Neck Parkway. 464-4085.Ostomy Club. First Fri. of month (except July and Aug.), 1 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 670-5640.Overeaters Anonymous welcomes those who want to stop eating compulsively. Tues., 8 p.m. Church on the Hill, 167-05 35th Ave. 516-794-1333.Parents of Murdered Children. Third Wed. of the month, 7:30 p.m. Queensboro Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 740-1061.Women’s group. Mon., 9:30-10 a.m. Queens Women’s Center, 401 Murray Ave., Fort Totten 793-0672.Young Moms Support Group. First, third Fri. of the month, 9:30-11 a.m. Chapel of the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 220-16 Union Turnpike, Flushing. 800-351-1001.ToursFort Totten Historical Center offers daily tours of Fort Totten conducted by historian Jack Fein. 352-0180.VolunteersGlen 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., needs volunteers to serve as dispatchers for a few hours a week. 767-1000.WorkshopsBasic Nature Photography. Sat., 10-11:30 a.m. Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd. 229-4000.