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Northeast Queens Community Calendar Listings

By The TimesLedger

Assistance

Crime 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.

Bingo

Garden 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.

Bridge

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

Children’s Activities

Recreational 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.

Classes

Basic 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.

Free English classes for Speakers of Other Languages, Mon. and Wed., 9:30-11 a.m., Tues. and Thurs., 5:15-6:45 p.m., 7-8:30 p.m., Bethany Lutheran Church, 48-08 91 St. 463-0434.

Karate program. Mondays, 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/Screenings

Depression screening and memory testing 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday during the Northern Queens Health Coalition Health Expo at the Sheraton Hotel, 135-20 39th Ave. Call 461-6393.

Glaucoma 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.

Clubs

Coffee Social Wed. evening at Judy’s House in Bayside. Rap session, coffee, gals over 50 only. Call 225-0063.

Discussion Groups

Community Education Resource Center. Tues., Wed., 10 a.m. 51-60 Marathon Parkway 423-8174.

Events

Bison Bonanza at the Queens Zoo Thursday, June 13, with children’s entertainment, games, activities and birthday cakes from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Queens Zoo at Flushing Meadows Corona Park is celebrating its 10th birthday. Call 271-1500.

The LifeSavers Youth Community Developers and the Educational Scholarship Committee present the International Educational Career Building Expo Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Astoria’s First Baptist Church, 100-10 Astoria Blvd. Call 877-240-8082.

Open House at the Reform Temple of Forest Hills, 71-11 112th St., Tuesday and Thursday from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Call 261-2900.

Exercise

Prenatal 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.

Meetings

AARP 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.

Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 4787. Fourth Mon. of the month, 8 p.m. 19-12 149th St. 746-0540.

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.

Whitestone VFW Post 4787. Second, fourth Mon. of the month, 8 p.m. 19-12 149th St. 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.

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.

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 Now

Marathon 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.

Scouts

Troop 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-Help

Quit Smart stop smoking program includes four sessions with licensed therapist, guidebook, hypnosis tape, cigarette substitute. Flushing Hospital. 670-5476.

Seniors

Short story discussion group with Debbie. Tues., 1:30-2:30 p.m. Self-help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave. 961-4550.

Support Groups

Association 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. Thursdays, 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.

Tours

Flag Day tour of the King Manor Museum features an outdoor celebration of the development of Old Glory. June 13-16, noon to 2 p.m. Thurs. & Fri., 1 to 5 p.m. Sat. & Sun. Call 206-0545.

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

Walking Tour of Beechhurst/Robinwood, including new Queensmark properties, 1:30 to 4 p.m. Friday, sponsored by Queens Historical Society. Call 939-0647, Ext. 17.

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., needs volunteers to serve as dispatchers for a few hours a week. 767-1000.

Workshops

Basic Nature Photography. Sat., 10-11:30 a.m. Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd. 229-4000.

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