Community Calendar Listings


Alzheimer’s Disease

If you are a caregiver to anyone with any such memory disorder the Alzheimer’s Adult Day Care Program, 157-16 65 Ave., can help. Call 718-358-3514 for further information.

Crime Victim Assistance Unit

Weekdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Pomonok Neighborhood Center, Inc., 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing.

Housing help

Housing needs addressed for individuals, families, building management companies. Pomonok Neighborhood Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Flushing. 718-591-6060.

Housing work group

Helps those with disabilities apply for New York City Housing Authority. First Wed. of month, 11 a.m. Queens Independent Living Center, 140-40 Queens Blvd., Jamaica. 718-658-2524.

Legal Clinic

Free advice on basic legal issues 5 p.m. Mon. at the Center for the Women of New York, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 718-793-0672.

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. 718-670-4546.

Money Management

Clinic with a trained financial advisor. Free, but appointment needed. Center for the Women of New York, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 718-793-0672.

Senior Wheels USA

Power Wheelchairs are provided to those in need. Call 800-246-6010.

Tax Preparation

Help for low income taxpayers age 60+ and unemployed or disabled. To learn more about the program or for sites near you, please call 212-614-5533.


Garden Jewish Center of Flushing

24-40 Parsons Blvd. Mon., 7:15 p.m. 718-445-1317.


Duplicate bridge

Mon., noon-4 p.m. Pride of Judea Mental Health Center, 243-02 Northern Blvd. 718-423-6200.

Children’s Activities

Bear Necessities

Learn about the differnet animals have to have to be able to libe in the snow and ice. On Sat., Feb. 28 from 1-3 pm for ages 5-7 and Sun., Feb. 29 from 10-12noon for ages 3-4 at APEC, 228-06 Northern Blvd. Call 718-229-4000.

Children’s Choir

Every Sat. from 4 to 6 p.m. for children ages 9-13 at St. George’s Church, 135-32 38th Ave. Call 718-886-7809 to register/audition.

Paper Mache Animal Masks

On Sat., Feb. 28 and March 6 from 10-12 noon for ages 8-12 at APEC, 228-06 Northern Blvd. Call 718-229-4000.


Citizenship Preparation

Tues. & Thurs., 8 p.m. Korean Immigrant Services, 136-65 Roosevelt Ave. 718-359-5400.


Wed., 1-3 p.m. Bayside Senior Center, 221-15 Horace Harding Expy. 718-479-6071.

Computer-based Job Readiness Program

Includes self-development, resume writing, interviewing techniques and more. Now thru Fri., March 5 from 9 am- 2 pm. Takes place at the Economic Opportunity Commission of Nassau County, 134 Jackson St, Hempstead. Call 516-292-9710.

Defensive Driving

On Sat., Feb. 28 from 9 am – 3:30 pm at Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Auditorium, 35th Ave and 203rd St. Call 718-229-5929 ro register.

Eat Healthy . . Eat Well

Instructed by Jim Slim at the Kew Gardens Community Center on Fridays noon-1 p.m.

GED Test Prep Classes

Offered at MS 172, 81-14 Floral Park. Every Tues. and Wed. from 7-9 pm. Call the director of the program, Alexander Pineiro, at 718-347-3279.

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. 718-358-0067.



Mon. and Thurs., 9 a.m.-noon. Flushing Hospital Medical Center lobby. 718-670-5719.

Medical and pediatric

Weekdays to 9 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Ambulatory Care Department, Flushing Hospital Medical Center. 718-670-5486.


An Evening With the Stars

Understand and appreciate the mystery and the beauty of the universe with astronomer Mark Freilich on Sat., Feb. 21 from 7-9 pm at Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd. Call 718-229-4000 to pre-register.

Annual Dinner/Dance

On Sun., March 7 at 5 pm at the Bayside Jewish Center, 203-05 32 Ave. Must RSVP by March 1.

Arts and Crafts Fair

On Sunday, Feb. 29 in the Grand Ballroom of the Huntington Hilton Hotel , 598 Broad Hollow Rd. Call 631-724-5966 for further information.

Fundraiser Dinner

Held by the Little Neck- Douglaston Memorial Day Parade Organization on Thurs., Feb. 26 at Terrace on the Park, 52-11 111th St, Corona. Cocktail hour starting at 7 pm. For further information call 718-279-3200.

Mardi Gras Gala

On Sun., Feb. 29 from 11 am- 4 pm at the Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park in Oyster Bay. With Hose and carriage rides, children’s performances, temporary tattoos, Moonbounce and more. Call 631-669-1000 x 247 for more information.

Open House

At Queensborough Community College on Sat., Feb. 28 with registration at 8:30 am and program from 9 am- 12 pm. Call 516-949-7550 with any questions.

Wheel of Fortune

On Sat., Feb. 28 at 7:30 pm at the Bellerose Jewish Center Sisterhood/Men’s Club, 254-04 Union Tnpke. Call the office at 718-343-9001 for more information.

Winter Walk

Join Jessica Cimini in an exploration through Alley Pond Park on Sat., Feb. 21 from 10-11 am at the Center, 228-06 Northern Blvd. Call 718-229-4000 to pre-register.


Tai Chi

Thurs., 11 a.m. Bayside Senior Center, 221-15 Horace Harding Expy. 718-479-6071.

Yoga with Barbara

Tues., 6-7 p.m. North Presbyterian Church, 25-33 154th St. 718-767-1481.


Wed., 3-5 p.m.; Sat., 9-11 a.m. Beacon Program, Ryan JHS 216. 718-445-6983.

Hatha Yoga Classic

Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m., Monday, Thursday, Friday 8 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday, Sunday at 7 p.m. Relaxation, postures and breathing exercises. First class free admission at Ramakrishnananda Center, 733 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck. Call 516-466-0605 or go to www.ramakrishnananda.com.

Meditation Gathering – Satsang

Devotional chanting and lectures Saturdays at 8 p.m. & Tuesdays at 9 p.m. Free admission at Ramakrishnananda Center, 733 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck. Call 516-466-0605 or go to www.ramakrishnananda.com.

Yoga Course In Spanish

Eight weeks intensive course of Hatha Yoga Classic Sundays at 5 p.m. Relaxation, postures and breathing exercises. First class free admission at Ramakrishnananda Center, 733 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck. Call 516-466-0605 or go to www.ramakrishnananda.com.



AARP Chapter 2014

Seeks new members, second Thurs. of the month, 1-3 p.m. St. Josaphat’s Church auditorium, 35th Ave. and 210th St. Social hour 11:30 to 12:30. Call 718-428-9728.

AARP Chapter 3654

Meets first Tues. of every month at Church on the Hill, 167-07 35 Ave. with social hour at noon followed by meeting. Call 718-352-6124.

AARP Chapter 3698

Meets the second Wednesday of the month at the Douglaston Community Church at noon. New members are welcome.

AARP Chapter 4158

The North Flushing Chapter 4158 of AARP meets at noon the second Tues. of the month at Church on the Hill, 167-07 35th Ave.

American Legion Post 510

All veterans welcome to the monthly meeting every second Mon. at 8 p.m. in the conference room of the Adria Hotel, 220-33 Northern Blvd. Call 718-428-2895.


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. 718-699-0005, Ext. 323 or www.astroclub.org.

Auburndale Improvement Association

Third Tues. of the month, 8 p.m. at reception house, 167-17 Northern Blvd.

Catholic War Veterans

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. 718-894-1133.

Catholic Widows & Widowers

Will meet at the St. Kevin’s School cafeteria, 45-50 195th St. at 7:15 p.m. the second Monday of the month. Call 718-591-3492.

Couple’s Club

Thurs. at Community Education Resource Center, 51-60 Marathon Parkway. 718-423-8176.

Flushing Camera Club

First and third Wed. of the month. Flushing Hospital admin. bldg., 45th Ave. and Burling St. 718-441-6210. Special mini-seminar entitled “Make the Picture” at 7 p.m. (prior to the meeting).

Flushing Rotary Club

Thurs., 12:15 p.m. Friends and Co., 154-17 Roosevelt Ave. 718-353-1220.

Humanistic Judaism

The Queens Society for Humanistic Judaism will meet the first and third Saturday of the month at 2 p.m. at Parsons JHS, 76th Rd. east of Parsons Blvd. Call 718-380-5362.

Jewish Women International

The Aviva Chapter No. 828 of Jewish Women International holds general membership meetings at 1:30 p.m. on the fourth Tues. of the month at the North Hills Library, 57-04 Marathon Pkwy. Call 718-279-0447.

Queensboro Hill VFW Post 3427

First, third Wed. of the month, 7:30 p.m. New members encouraged. 136-06 Horace Harding Expy. 718-359-1987.

Queens Mineral Society

The Queens Mineral Society meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 8 p.m. in room D235 of the science building at Queens College. Call 718-347-6839.

Telephone Pioneers

The Verizon Telephone Pioneers of America, Keller Life Member Club, will meet at noon on the second Tuesday of the month, 114-04 14th Rd. (Poppenhusen Institute). Call 718-463-4535.

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 718-746-0540.

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. 718-229-2534.



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. 718-423-9550.


Cub Scout Pack 255

Cub Scout Pack 255 meets on Friday evenings at IS 25 in Bayside. New members are always welcome. For further information, call Shawn Spencer at 718-961-8483, send an e-mail to cubpack255@hotmail.com or go to the pack Web site located at: www.cubpack255.com.

Cub Scout Pack 235

Meets Fri. 7-8 pm St Luke's School Cafeteria, Clintonville Street and 17th Ave. For more information e-mail cubscouter235@aol.com.

Cub Scout Pack 351

Meets Fri. 7-9 p.m. St. Nicholas of Tolentine cafeteria, Union Turnpike & Parsons Boulevard. Call 718-820-0015.

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. 718-454-2391.

Troop 613

Shomer Shabbat Boy Scout Troop Meets Sun. 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Young Israel of Windsor Park. Call 718-969-1571.

Venture Crew 815 of Hollis Hills

Meets first and third Fri. at 9:15 p.m. at Chapel of the Redeemer Lutheran Church, 220-16 Union Tpke. Co-ed for ages 14-21. Call 718-464-3464 or 631-738-1903.


Quit Smart

Stop smoking program includes four sessions with licensed therapist, guidebook, hypnosis tape, cigarette substitute. Flushing Hospital. 718-670-5476.

Self Management and Recovery Training

Sun. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Long Island Consultation Center, 97-29 64 Rd. 212-929-6107.


Meet & Greet

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 718-921-7898.

Short stories

Discussion group with Debbie. Tues., 1:30-2:30 p.m. Self-Help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave. 718-224-7888.

Support Groups


For relatives and friends of alcoholics. Every Sun. in the Sacred Heart School Basement, at the corner of 216th St and 38th Ave., from 7-8:15 p.m.

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

Thurs., 2 p.m. Self-help Clearview Senior Center, 208-11 26th Ave. 718-224-7888.

Bereavement group

Helps those who recently lost a loved one. Flushing Hospital. 718-670-3160.

Bereavement Support Group

Tues., 3-4:15 p.m. Hillside Hospital. 718-470-8087.

Bereavement Group

Temple Gates of Prayer, 38-20 Parsons Blvd., has a bereavement support group. Call 718-359-1160.

Breast cancer survivors

Second, fourth Thurs. of the month, 7-8:30 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 718-670-5714.

Breathing Easy

Second Thurs. of the month at 3 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 718-670-5640.

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. 718-746-5010.

Divorce Support Group

Meets every third Tuesday of the month. Join us at 7:30 pm at Womanspace, 3 St. Paul’s Place, Great Neck. For more information call Emily A. Schwartz 516-829-2778 or 516-996-5709.

Domestic violence support/

partner abuse group

Wed., 7-8:30 p.m. Samuel Fields/Bay Terrace YM/YWHA, 58-20 Little Neck Parkway. 718-225-6750.

Domestic Violence group

Mon. & Tues., 5:30-7 p.m. Pomonok Neighborhood Center, 67-09 Kissena Blvd.

Families Anonymous

For families and friends of individuals affected by substance abuse or emotional problems. All are welcome. Call 718-343-2018 or 718-969-9008.

Life Issues

Strategies for reducing stress, dealing with Sept. 11. Thurs. at 5:30 p.m. Call for appointment. Center for the Women of New York, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 718-793-0672.

Medical Assistance

Arthritis, hip, knee and shoulder joint replacement patient support group monthly free seminar. For information call Mildred or Annette at 718-661-3737 or Susan at 718-286-3810.

Moms with Young Children

Sat., 10 a.m.-noon. Queens Women’s Center, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 718-793-0672.

Mothers of Twins Club of Queens

Welcomes all mothers of multiples. Fourth Wed. of the month, 8 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 718-464-3162.

Mutual Support Group

For parents of children of all ages, Temple Israel, 188-15 McLaughlin Ave. 718-461-6393.

National Stuttering Association, Queens

First, third Wed. of the month, 8:15 p.m. 718-464-4085.

Northeast Widow/Widowers Society

Third Tues. of the month, 7:30 p.m. Community Church of Little Neck, 46-16 Little Neck Parkway. 718-225-8892.

Ostomy Club

First Fri. of month at 1 p.m. Flushing Hospital. 718-670-5640.

Overeaters Anonymous

A 12-step approach welcomes those who want to stop eating compulsively. Every Tues., 8 p.m., free membership. Church on the Hill, 167-05 35th Ave., Flushing. Call 516-794-1333.

Parents of Murdered Children

& Other Murder Survivors

Third Wed. of the month, 7:30 p.m. Queensboro Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 718-740-1061.

Separation and divorce

Call for appointment. Center for the Women of New York, 120-55 Queens Blvd. 718-793-0672.

Substance abuse

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.


Fort Totten

Fort Totten Historical Center offers daily tours and lectures (upon request- call 718-352-2462) of Fort Totten conducted by historian Jack Fein. 718-352-0125


Dispatchers needed

Glen Oaks Volunteer Ambulance Corps seeks members to serve as dispatchers and ambulance crew. Must be available weekdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 718-347-1637; Whitestone Community Volunteer Ambulance Service, 12-15 150th St., needs volunteers to serve as dispatchers for a few hours a week. 718-767-1000; The Little Neck-Douglaston Community Ambulance Corps seeks members to serve as riding crew members and dispatchers. Call 718-229-0400.

Fort Totten

To assist in cleaning out the battery of the fort. Call 718-352-2462.

Help in Emergency Rooms

Men and women are needed to help survivors of rape and domestic violence. Call 212-423-2140 for details.


The Service Corps of Retired Executives Association and counselor’s to America’s small business’ is seeking counselors to share their lifetime business experiences. Call 914-725-5421.

Volunteer at Lighthouse International

Give the gift that lasts throughout the year by becoming a volunteer at Lighthouse International and help people with vision impairment to live independent, full lives. The Lighthouse is looking for volunteers, age 16 and over, throughout New York City with skills and interests in a wide range of areas, from reading services to special events to computer training, to name just a few. Contact the Lighthouse about volunteer opportunities that are currently available through our regional offices in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn. You will receive training and support from Lighthouse staff members and the gratification of knowing that you are reaching out to people in your own community. To learn more about this exciting volunteer opportunity, call Volunteer Programs at 212-821-9405/9406 or visit www.lighthouse.org


Free Workshop for Women with Cancer

How to feel and look better on Mon., March 8 at 1:30 pm in the Volunteer Service office of the Long Island Jewish Medical Center, 125 Coummunity Drive, Great Neck. Call 718-470-7094 for further information.

Job Readiness

The Center for the Women of New York, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 325, will hold a Job Readiness Workshop to help with the development of resumes, interview skills and job search techniques on Thurs. 6 pm. Call 718-793-0672.

Writers’ Workshop

Discuss and create a poem or journal. Open to mature women 2 p.m. Tues. Donation requested. Center for the Women of New York, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Kew Gardens. 718-793-0672.

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