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Meetings

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Long Island City Alliance — To discuss and debate the issues that concern LIC residents and ultimately empower each other to take action.

When: Second Tuesday of each month, 6:30 p.m.

Where: Quinn Building, 35-20 Broadway, 4th Floor, Long Island City

Contact: www.licalliance.org

Dream Group — Monthly meetings composed of dream interpretation and discussion in Ozone Park.

Cost: Free

Contact: 917-972-4866. Register at dreams.meetup.com.

Queens Coalition for Parks and Green Spaces — All meetings are held at the Overlook unless otherwise cited.

When: Once a month Thursday, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Overlook, 80-30 Park Lane, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-341-1395

Calling All Men — The Kew Gardens Center has formed a group by request of the male members.

When: Fridays, 10 a.m.

Where: Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 2020, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-268-5960

Kids & Family

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Education is a Family “Free for All” — A Family Literacy Program actually requires that parents or guardians attend and participate with their children to best enjoy and benefit from a curriculum of individual and shared activities.

When: Monday-Thursday, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: PS 199 gynasium, 39-20 48 Ave., Sunnyside

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-784-6173

After-School Program — The Astoria Houses Community Centers announces open registration for their after-school programs. They have homework help, computer classes, arts and crafts and more. Register and receive a free gift bag and 1 free raffle ticket to win a $50 gift card. Just mention the code: REDLOBSTER.

When: Monday to Friday, 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. for ages 6-13 and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. for ages 13-19

Where: 405 Astoria Blvd., Astoria

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-721-0289

Spy Club — Learn sneaky skills like fingerprinting, code writing, disguises and more. For children in Grades 4-6.

When: Tuesdays, 2:30 p.m.

Where: Jackson Heights Public Library, 35-51 81st St., Jackson Heights

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-899-2500

D.I.Y. Investigations — Teens and tweens in grades 7-12 welcome to weekly fun activities, including crafts, book discussions and puzzles. Make notebooks, create duct tape accessories, refashion old books, stencil up a storm and more.

When: Tuesdays, 3 p.m.

Where: Glendale Public Library, 78-60 73rd Pl., Glendale

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-821-4980

Art Attack — Ages 6-11 will learn art from a real artist.

When: Tuesdays, 4:30 p.m.

Where: Long Island City Public Library, 37-44 21 St., Long Island City

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-752-3700

Spelling Bee — Play with spelling and learn new words to improve your reading, writing and vocabulary skills.

When: Tuesdays, 5 p.m.

Where: Lefrak City Public Library, 98-30 57th Ave., Corona

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-592-7677

Toddler Storytime — Enjoy stories, songs, fingerplays and more. For children 18-35 months and their caregivers.

When: Wednesdays, 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Where: Elmhurst Public Library, 86-01 Broadway, Elmhurst

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-271-1020

Toddler Storytime — Includes fingerplays, songs and stories. Register on the day of the program.

When: Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m., and 11:30 a.m.

Where: Forest Hills Public Library, 108-19 71 Ave., Forest Hills

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-268-7934

Picture Book Time — Enjoy stories, along with music, games and other activities. Served on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 3 to 5. Pre-registration required.

When: Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.

Where: Sunnyside Public Library, 43-06 Greenpoint Ave., Sunnyside

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-784-3033

Picture Book Time —Enjoy weekly stories, songs and related activities. For ages 3-5. Pre-registration required.

When: Wednesdays, 11 a.m.

Where: Far Rockaway Public Library, 1637 Central Ave., Far Rockaway

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-327-2549

Baby Crawl — Play on our mats, listen to music and share books for an hour. Register day of the program.

When: Wednesdays, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Where: Forest Hills Public Library Story Hour Room, 108-19 71 Ave., Forest Hills

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-268-7934

Wednesdays’ Brain Fun — Weekly puzzles, mazes, connect-the-dots, scrambled words, coloring pages and craft activities. For children in Grades 1-6.

When: Wednesdays , 5 p.m.

Where: Lefrak City Public Library, 98-30 57th Ave., Corona

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-592-7677

Drop-in Play Group — Expectant and new parents, with infants and small children can enjoy this comfortable and cheerful environment to mingle and play.

When: Every Thursday, 10 a.m. to noon.

Where: The Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills

Contact: 718-263-7000

Mother Goose Time — Enjoy stories songs, rhymes and fingerplays for ages 6-17 months accompanied by their caregiver. Pre-registration required.

When: Thursdays, 10:30 a.m.

Where: Ridgewood Public Library, 20-12 Madison St., Ridgewood

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-821-4770

Picture Book Reading & Craft — Reading and craft/art at the library for a 45-minute activity. Meets weekly. For ages 3-5.

When: Thursdays, 1:30 p.m.

Where: Howard Beach Public Library, 92-06 156th Ave., Howard Beach

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-641-7086

Picture Book Time — Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and fingerplays for ages 3-5. Pre-registration required.

When: Thursdays, 1:30 p.m.

Where: Ridgewood Public Library, 20-12 Madison St., Ridgewood

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-821-4770

Board Games — Children may choose from a wide selection of weekly board games, including Scrabble, Monopoly, checkers and Candyland.

When: Thursdays, 2:30 p.m.

Where: Langston Hughes Public Library, 100-01 Northern Blvd., Corona

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-651-1100

Spy Club — Learn sneaky skills like fingerprinting, code writing, disguises and more. For children in Grades 1-3.

When: Thursdays, 2:30 p.m.

Where: Jackson Heights Public Library, 35-51 81st St., Jackson Heights

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-899-2500

Picture Book Storytime — Picture books for ages 4-6 in the Story Hour Room.

When: Thursdays, 3 p.m.

Where: Forest Hills Public Library Story Hour Room, 108-19 71 Ave., Forest Hills

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-268-7934

‘Zine Scene Workshop — ‘Zines, self-proclaimed mini magazines that incorporate drawing, creative writing, collage, poetry, journalism or personal narrative, can be made by anyone on any subject. Learn ‘zine-making process by planning, writing and designing artwork for collaborative weekly themed ‘zine projects. Each child submits work over 8 sessions to create his/her personal ‘zine.

When: Thursdays, 3:30 p.m.

Where: Broadway Public Library, 40-20 Broadway, Astoria

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-721-2462

Toddler Picture Book Time — For ages 18 months to 3 years, who will enjoy a 30-minute storytime with books, songs, fingerplays and movement focused on the needs and development of the toddler. Pre-registration required.

When: Fridays, 10:30 a.m.

Where: Broadway Public Library Auditorium, 40-20 Broadway, Astoria

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-721-2462

Pre-School Movies — Children’s movies appropriate for the pre-school crowd will be screened.

When: Fridays, 10:30 a.m.

Where: Langston Hughes Public Library, 100-01 Northern Blvd., Corona

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-651-1100

Toddler Coloring Time — For ages 18 months to 3 years, who will enjoy simple coloring projects focusing on learning shapes, colors, numbers and sounds. Pre-registration required.

When: Fridays, 11 a.m.

Where: Broadway Public Library Auditorium, 40-20 Broadway, Astoria

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-721-2462

Read and Seed — Plant your imaginations at the Ridgewood Library’s garden. Enjoy storytimes and gardening activities. For ages 6-12. Pre-registration required.

When: Fridays, 11 a.m.

Where: Ridgewood Public Library, 20-12 Madison St., Ridgewood

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-821-4770

Freaky Fridays — Explore the mystery of the library through anagrams, puzzles and other activities. For children in Grades 1-6. Pre-register in person. Parents must wait for their children in the Children’s Room.

When: Fridays, 1:30 p.m.

Where: Lefrak City Public Library, 98-30 57th Ave., Corona

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-592-7677

Games! — Enjoy board games, chess and checkers and learn a new mystery game each week. For ages 6-12.

When: Fridays, 3 p.m.

Where: Ridgewood Public Library, 20-12 Madison St., Ridgewood

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-821-4770

Creative Writing Workshop for Children and Parents — Use music, images, crayons and imagination to create drawings, stories and poems. Children and parents can come without a parent, but a parent will need to be accompanied by a child.

When: Fridays, 3:30 p.m.

Where: Broadway Public Library, 40-20 Broadway, Astoria

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-721-2462

Book Buddies Spring 2008 — Early and intermediate young readers will practice reading with the teen volunteers in the Story Hour Room.

When: Fridays, 4 p.m.

Where: Forest Hills Public Library Story Hour Room, 108-19 71 Ave., Forest Hills

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-268-7934

Games and Gaming — Ages 10 and up will play Dance Dance Revolution, Madden 07, Super Smash Bros. and Board games.

When: Fridays, 4 p.m.

Where: Long Island City Public Library, 37-44 21 St., Long Island City

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-752-3700

Craft Hour — Create Valentine’s crafts using paper, paints and fabrics. For ages 9-12.

When: Fridays, 4 p.m.

Where: Long Island City Public Library, 37-44 21 St., Long Island City

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-752-3700

Learn to Crochet — With Teresa Douglas. Classes for all skills, ages 12 and over. Bring a ball of smooth, worsted weight yarn and a 5.5 mm crochet book.

When: Saturdays, 1 p.m.

Where: Howard Beach Public Library, 92-06 156th Ave., Howard Beach

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-641-7086

Clubs

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Garden Club — Monthly meetings for those with a green thumb. Call for information on dinner socials, meetings and events.

When: 7 p.m. sharp

Where: Community Church, 35th Ave. between 81st St. and 82nd St., Jackson Heights

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-651-7745

Classes at Community House — Come and see all the different classes the Kew Gardens Community House is offering.

When: Five days a week, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Kew Gardens Community House, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-268-5960

Monday Morning Quarterbacks Book Club — Members discuss and share information about good books that they recommend to each other. This is not an “assigned book” discussion group. No pre-registration is required and drop-ins are most welcome.

When: Every Monday, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Howard Beach Library, 92-06 156th Ave., Howard Beach

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-641-7086

Young Adult Anime Club — Monthly meeting for teens interested in Anime and Manga. Different activities include viewings of anime movies and drawings.

Where: Broadway Library, 40-20 Broadway, Long Island City

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-721-2462

Men’s Volleyball Club — Members and prospective members are welcomed.

Where: Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills

Cost: $5 for pizza and soda

Contact: 718-263-7000

Exercise

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Pilates in the Park — Classical Pilates encourages proper breathing, spinal alignment, core strengthening, muscle flexibilty and balance in the body. Taught by Cortnie Vitali. Concludes June 29.

When: Sundays, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where: Socrates Sculpture Park, Broadway at Vernon Blvd., Long Island City

Contact: 718-956-1819

Tai Chi in the Park — Led by members of the Taoist Tai Chi Society. Participants will have the opportunity to relax and exercise among the changing exhibitions of contemporary outdoor sculpture. Classes are designed for all experience levels. Concludes September 28.

When: Sundays, 11 a.m. to noon

Where: Socrates Sculpture Park, Broadway at Vernon Blvd., Long Island City

Contact: 718-956-1819

Family Bowling League — Team registration is underway and limited space is available. Requirements include that teams must have one adult at least 25 years of age.

When: Sunday Morning League, 11 a.m. and noon; Tuesday Night League, 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Where: LIC YMCA, 32-23 Queens Blvd., Long Island City

Cost: $225 per team of 4

Contact: 718- 392-7932 ext. 239 or ndarienzo@ymcanyc.org

Sahaja Yoga Meditation

When: Mondays, 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

Where: 44-01 Broadway, 2nd Floor, Astoria

Cost: Free

Contact: 917-327-9839

Sahaja Yoga Meditation — Experience the joy of self-realization.

When: Mondays, 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Seaburn Bookstore, 33-18 Broadway, Astoria

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-626-6476

Fu Yen True Buddha Temple — The temple is now offering classes for the following classes: 4 Preliminary practice, Guru Yoga, Personal deity, Treasure Vase Yoga, Inner Fire Yoga, and Vajra Deity Yoga.

When: Tuesday through Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: 43-10 National St.

Contact: 718-639-2496

Chair Yoga Classes — Keep in shape for the swim suit season.

When: Tuesdays, 1:15 p.m.

Where: Kew Gardens Community House, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-268-5960

Cougar Indoor Golf Clinic — With instructor James Toran. The session consists of six 45-minute classes designed to help golfers perfect their swing and strengthen their game. Beginners to advanced golfers welcome. Ends June 4.

When: Wednesdays, 6 p.m. to 6:45 p.m.

Where: Martin Luther High School, 60-02 Maspeth Ave., Maspeth

Cost: $35 per person per session

Contact: 718-894-4000 or e-mail info@MartinLutherNYC.org

Tai Chi Qi Gong — Frank Petrillo will teach the popular class for Tai Chi.

When: Thursdays, 11 a.m.

Where: The Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills

Contact: 718-263-7000

Walking Club — Now forming.

When: Thursdays, 11 a.m.

Where: Kew Gardens Community House Lounge, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-268-5960

Introduction to Chair Yoga — There’s no need to bring a mat for this yoga instruction class with certified yoga instructor Irene Failenbogen as you will learn basic yoga techniques and exercises while seated on chairs.

When: Thursdays, 2:30 p.m.

Where: Jackson Heights Public Library, 35-51 81 St., Jackson Heights

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-899-2500

Keep in Shape — Yoga with Sonjah Chin.

When: Fridays at 11 a.m.

Where: Kew Gardens Community Center, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-268-5960

Yoga in the Park — Offering Kripalu Yoga, a system of Hatha Yoga that integrates body postures, breathig techniques, relaxation and meditation. Taught by Monique Schubert. Participants are encouraged to integrate their yoga practices with this very special waterfront environment of nature and art. Suitable for all experience levels. Concludes September 27.

When: Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. to 12 noon

Where: Socrates Sculpture Park, Broadway at Vernon Blvd., Long Island City

Contact: 718-956-1819

Capoeira in the Park — Taught by Professor Abara. Classes are designed for all experience levels. Participants should wear comfortable clothing. Concludes September 27.

When: Saturdays, 12 noon to 1:30 p.m.

Where: Socrates Sculpture Park, Broadway at Vernon Blvd., Long Island City

Contact: 718-956-1819

Free Yoga Classes — The oldest yoga center in Queens is participating in the National Sponsored YogaDay USA. Door prizes and refreshments. Call for the schedule of classes.

Where: Yogashakti Yoga Center, 114-41 Lefferts Blvd., South Richmond Hill

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-529-2153 or www.teachyoga.org

Healthcare Help

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SMART Recovery — Free self-help group based on behavioral concepts.

When: Sundays 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Long Island Center, 97-29 64th Rd., Rego Park

Contact: 212-929-6107

Yoga Practice Workshop — Combining gentle Hatha Yoga with chiropractic technique.

Where: Tree of Life Yoga and Wellness Center, 102-19 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills

Contact: 718-544-5997

Smoking Cessation Program — Supportive group counseling, nicotine patches and gum.

Where: Queens Hospital, 82-68 164th St.

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-883-4208

Do You Have a Fear of Falling? — Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for those who are 65 years old and over in the US. You can prevent falls and protect your independence with balance therapy. Balance Therapy is non-invasive, painless and effective. Medicare and most insurances are gladly accepted. There are also payment plans.

Where: NY Rehab, Pain Management and Medical Services, 32-44 31 St., Astoria

Contact: 718-956-6565

Caregiver Support Group — Contact Laurie Avery who can help you with the services that are available.

Contact: 718-592-5757 ext. 237

Miscellaneous

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Operation Support Our Troops — We collect individual sized packages of toiletries for distribution to our overseas troops year-round. We also collect and distribute new or gently used beanie-babies, CDs, DVDs, electronics games and video games. Bring your contributions to the office.

When: Daily

Where: The Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills

Contact: 718-263-7000

Computer Lab — The computer lab at the Kew Gardens Community House is open for your convenience. Someone will be available to assist when necessary.

When: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon; Wednesdays, noon to 2 p.m.

Where: Community House, Suite 202, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-268-5960

Food Donation For City Harvest — Year-round collection of nonperishable food contributed to City Harvest for distribution to the needy in the community. Special drives conducted Kol Nidre night and prior to Pesach (for kosher for Passover food). City Harvest has a kosher food division and all contributed kosher food is earmarked for the Jewish community. Perishable food — e.g., leftovers from catered affairs, parties, etc. — is brought to the Salvation Army men’s shelter on Borden Avenue in Queens. Bring your contributions to the office

Where: The Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills

Contact: 718-263-7000

Operation Isaiah Food Collection — The Forest Hills Jewish Center asks if you could please bring kosher, non-perishable food for the less fortunate.

Where: The Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills

Contact: 718-263-7000

Alumni Association — For former graduates of Nativity School, the Alumni Association has had some socials and are planning other activities. If you are a former student and have yet to register, please consider joining us.

Contact: Tom Amendola, 718-845-5373 or Annette Curran, 718-843-1046

Religion, Faith & Worship

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Services

When: Traditional Music: Sundays, 9:30 a.m.; Contemporary: Sundays, 11 a.m.

Where: Astoria Community Church, 27-35 Crescent St., Astoria

Contact: 718-721-3440 or visit www.AstoriaChurch.org

Services — Offers services in English and a Korean Service by the Korean Methodist Church.

When: English Service — Sundays, 10:15 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.

Korean Service — Sundays, 2 p.m.

Where: Atonement Lutheran Church, 30-61 87th St., Jackson Heights

Contact: 718-639-6074

After-school Program — For school children to help with homework. Pre-kindergarten is free for children 4 year old.

When: Mondays to Fridays, 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Atonement Lutheran Church, 30-61 87th St., Jackson Heights

Contact: 718-639-6074

Zohar: The Book of Splendor — Taught by Rabbi David Greenstein.

When: Monday evenings, 7:45 p.m. following evening minyan

Where: Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills

Cost: Members: $45; Non-members: $80

Contact: 718-263-7000

Introduction to the World of Torah Commentary — The goal of this course is to introduce characteristic Rabbinic commentaries on Torah readings recited during the summer months. Instructor: Dr. Hyman J. Campeas.

When: Tuesday evenings

Where: Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills

Cost: Members: $50; Non-members: $100

Contact: 718-263-7000

Talmud Class — Join Rabbi Skolnik for a Talmud study session, immediately following morning minyan in the Rabbi’s study. A light breakfast will be served.

When: Thursdays

Where: Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills

Cost: Center members no fee, non-members $10

Contact: 718-263-7000

Religious Services — Friday night Chavurah, Kabbalat Shabbat Service and Oneg at 7:30 p.m. We meet once a month to daven Kabbalat Shabbat and have a small Oneg Shabbat. The service is lay lead and lay organized. If you are interested in leading the davening, teaching a melody, sharing a few thoughts on the parsha, or helping in any other way call the center.

When: Third Friday of the month

Where: Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills

Contact: 718-263-7000

Friday Night Havurah Service — Welcome Shabbat among friends.

When: Third Friday of the month, 6 p.m.

Where: Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest hills

Contact: 718-263-7000

Shabbat Services

When: Saturdays, 9 a.m.

Where: Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Contact: 718-459-1000

Seniors

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Austin Street Senior Center — Kosher lunches on offer, suggested donation $1.75. Also available Tai Chi, ping pong, scrabble, chess, dominoes, movies, lectures and more.

When: Daily

Where: Austin Street Senior Center, Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills

Contact: 718-520-8197

Center Activities — The center offers exercise and yoga classes, bridge classes, billiard instructions, ceramics, creative writing, crafts, weekly dances with a DJ, needlepoint, painting and sketching classes, bingo, ballroom and line dancing. The center also goes to Atlantic City every month as well as on other interesting trips. For seniors ages 60 and over.

When: Daily

Where: Howard Beach Senior Center, 156-45 84th St., Howard Beach

Contact: 718-738-8100

Senior League Events — The Young Israel of Forest Hills Senior League has a variety of weekly classes to offer for low costs.

When: Monday: Staywell exercise; Tuesday: Stress management; Wednesday: Low impact exercise and bingo; Thursday: English as second language; Friday: Movie and guest speakers.

Where: Young Israel of Forest Hills Senior League, 68-07 Burns St., Forest Hills

Contact: 718-520-2305

Card Playing & Board Games — The Rego Park Senior Center is now offering a weekly Card Playing and Board Games.

When: Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Contact: 718-896-8511

Aerobics Class — The Rego Park Senior Center is now offering a weekly Aerobics class with Roe Gallo.

When: Mondays, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.

Where: Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Contact: 718-896-8511

Lessons in Tennis, Yoga, and Fitness Walking — An 8-week program begins concludes June 16. Pre-registration encouraged.

When: Yoga: Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m.; Tennis: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m.; Walking: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m.

Where: Flushing Meadows Corona Park Tennis Courts, Meridian Rd., Flushing Meadows Corona Park

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-760-6999 or visit www.CityParksFoundation.org

Lessons in Tennis, Yoga, and Fitness Walking — An 8-week program begins concludes June 16. Pre-registration encouraged.

When: Walking: Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m.; Tennis: Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m.; Yoga: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9 a.m.

Where: Astoria Park Tennis Courts, 21 St. and Hoyt ave. South, Astoria

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-760-6999 or visit www.CityParksFoundation.org

Walking Group

When: Monday mornings at 9:15 a.m.

Where: Howard Beach Senior Center, 156-45 84th St., Howard Beach

Contact: 718-738-8100

Chinese Cultural Dancing — The Rego Park Senior Center is now offering weekly Chinese Cultural Dancing.

When: Mondays, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where: Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Contact: 718-896-8511

Tai Chi — With Master Robert Brown

When: Every Monday, 10:30 a.m.

Where: ROAC Senior Center, 59-14 70th Ave., Ridgewood

718-456-2000

Yoga — The Rego Park Senior Center is now offering a weekly yoga class with Tom Campo.

When: Mondays, 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 p.m.

Where: Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Cost: Open to all seniors

Contact: 718-896-8511

Oil Painting — The Rego Park Senior Center is offering an oil painting class every Monday.

When: Mondays, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Cost: Class is open to all seniors

Contact: 718-896-8511

Classic Film Festival — Featuring a classic film every Monday.

When: Mondays, 1:15 p.m.

Where: Howard Beach Senior Center, 156-45 84 St., Howard Beach

Contact: 718-738-8100

Tai Chi — The Rego Park Senior Center is offering weekly Tai Chi classes.

When: Every Tuesday for beginners, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.; Every Wednesday for Advance (Fan), 9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.; Every Thursday for Double Sword. 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where: Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Cost: Open to all seniors

Contact: 718-896-8511

Blood Pressure Screening — The screening is open to all seniors in the community.

When: First Tuesday and third Friday of every month, 9:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Where: Howard Beach Senior Center, 156-45 84 St., Howard Beach

Contact: 718-738-8100

Tuesday Dances

When: Tuesday afternoons, 1-3 p.m.

Where: Howard Beach Senior Center, 156-45 84th St., Howard Beach

Cost: $2 per person, which includes lunch at the center at noon

Contact: 718-738-8100

Spanish Class — The Rego Park Senior Center is now offering a weekly Spanish class with Pepe Cuesta.

When: Tuesdays, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Where: Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Contact: 718-896-8511

Bingo — With admission, you will be able to play 12 games. You will also be able to buy additional game cards for 5 other special games. There is over $1,000 in prizes, including a jackpot of $300-$500 depending on attendance. Wheelchair accessible.

When: Tuesdays, 7:15 p.m.; Doors open at 6 p.m.

Where: Rego Park Jewish Center, 97-30 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Cost: $3

Contact: 718-459-1000

Massage Therapy — Massages by Elias “Miracle Fingers” Rosa, a certified massage therapist. It is a chair massage done in private on premises and is great for arthritis.

When: Wednesdays by appointment

Where: ROAC Senior Center, 59-14 70th Ave., Ridgewood

Cost: $15 for 15 minutes

Contact: 718-456-2000

Creative Arts

When: Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Forest Hills Senior Center, 108-25 62 Drive, Forest Hills

Contact: 718-699-1010

Senior Center Bridge

When: Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., beginners bridge; Friday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., supervised bridge; 12:45 to 2:45 p.m. duplicate bridge. Pre-register.

Where: Howard Beach Senior Center, 156-45 84th St., Howard Beach

Contact: 718-738-8100

Cardio Exercise — The Rego Park Senior Center is now offering a weekly Cardio exercise with Elisa.

When: Wednesdays and Fridays, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Where: Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Contact: 718-896-8511

Blood Pressure Screening — The Rego Park Senior Center is offering blood pressure screenings.

When: Second and fourth Wednesday of every month, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where: Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Cost: Free and open to all seniors

Contact: 718-896-8511

A Dream-Related Experience — Led by Doris Asmundsson. Group members will discuss and perform selected dramatic plays.

When: Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where: Howard Beach Senior Center, 156-45 84th St., Howard Beach

Contact: 718-738-8100

Drama Discussion and Acting — A unique drama-related experience for seniors in the community. Led by Doris Asmundsson. Group members will discuss and perform selected dramatic plays.

When: Wednesdays, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where: Howard Beach Senior Center, 156-45 84th St., Howard Beach

Contact: 718-738-8100

Improv/Drama — With Lee Pressman.

When: 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Where: Forest Hills Senior Center, 108-25 62nd Drive, Forest Hills

Contact: 718-699-1010

Exercise Classes

When: Wednesdays, 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., chair aerobics with Charlie Roemer; Thursdays, 10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., project staywell exercise; and Yoga from 10:15 to 11:15 on Friday with Roemer.

Where: Howard Beach Senior Center, 156-45 84th St., Howard Beach

Contact: 718-738-8100

Origami Paper Folding — The Rego Park Senior Center is now offering weekly Origami Paper Folding classes.

When: Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Contact: 718-896-8511

Stay Well Exercise — The Rego Park Senior Center is now offering a weekly Stay Well Exercise.

When: Wednesdays, 10:45 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.; Fridays, 11 a.m. to noon

Where: Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Contact: 718-896-8511

Creative Arts Class — The Rego Park Senior Center is now offering a weekly Creative Art Class with Larissa.

When: Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Where: Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Contact: 718-896-8511

Social Dance — The Rego Park Senior Center is offering social dance with live music.

When: Wednesdays, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Cost: Open to all seniors

Contact: 718-896-8511

Table Tennis — The Rego Park Senior Center is now offering a weekly Table Tennis class.

When: Wednesdays, Mondays, and Thursdays at 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Contact: 718-896-8511

Painting Class — The Rego Park Senior Center is now offering a weekly Painting Class with Larissa.

When: Wednesdays, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Contact: 718-896-8511

Evening Dinner — Enjoy a delicious multi-course meal.

When: Every Wednesday, 5:30 p.m.

Where: ROAC Senior Center, 59-14 70th Ave., Ridgewood

Cost: $1.50

718-456-2000

Thursday Dances

When: Last Thursdays of each month

Where: Howard Beach Senior Center, 156-45 84th St., Howard Beach

Cost: $2

Contact: 718-738-8100

Art Class

When: Thursdays, 9:30 a.m.

Where: Howard Beach Senior Center, 156-45 84th St., Howard Beach

Contact: 718-738-8100

Introduction to Conversational Spanish — Led by Nick De Cesare, a retired educator. Pre-registration is required due to class limit of 15 seniors.

When: Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Where: Howard Beach Senior Center, 156-45 84th St., Howard Beach

Contact: 718-738-8100

Floral Design — The Rego Park Senior Center is now offering a weekly Floral Design with Carol.

When: Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Contact: 718-896-8511

Computer Class — The Rego Park Senior Center is now offering a weekly Computer Class with Oleg.

When: Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Contact: 718-896-8511

The Magic of Broadway — Join professional actress Abby Jones fro a one-hour theatrical workshop.

When: Thursdays, 11 a.m.

Where: Selfhelp Austin Street, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills

Contact: 718-520-8197

Bingo — The Rego Park Senior Center is now offering a weekly Bingo with Dorothy.

When: Thursdays, 1:15 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.; Fridays, 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Where: Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Contact: 718-896-8511

I Remember When — An activity geared to remembering experiences of the past.

When: Fridays, 10:15 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Where: Howard Beach Senior Center, 156-45 84th St., Howard Beach

Contact: 718-738-8100

Queens Chapters AARP Chorus — Volunteers are wanted to perform at nursing homes and AARP Chapters. You do not need to be able to read music, just a willingness to share your love of music with others.

When: Fridays, 1 p.m.

Where: The reformed Church Of newtown, 85-15 Broadway, Elmhurst

Cost:

Contact: 718-523-1330

Movie — The Rego Park Senior Center is now offering a weekly Movie.

When: Fridays, 1:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where: Rego Park Senior Center, 93-29 Queens Blvd., Rego Park

Contact: 718-896-8511

Forest Hills Community House/Forest Hills Senior Center — Mondays, politics and humor, musical showings, Tai Chi, singing workshops and more. Tuesdays, computer instructions, games and cards. Wednesdays, social and political issues, poets society, choral groups and more. Thursdays, sing-a-long, yoga and more. Fridays, bingo, blood pressure screenings, more.

Where: 108-25 62nd Dr., Forest Hills

Contact: 718-699-1010

Hazak Takes Root at the Forest Hills Jewish Center — Its aim is to provide opportunities to complement their already exciting activities. It will do this by offering members and non-members the option of taking a day or weekend trip together, organizing seminars and creating inter-synagogue programs. Requirements for joins is that you have to be Jewish and be at least 50 years old.

Where: Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills

Cost: $10 per person annual dues

Contact: 718-263-7000

Support Groups

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Schizophrenics Anonymous — Self-help support group for persons with schizophrenia or schizophrenia-related symptoms.

When: Sundays, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Where: L.I. Consultation Center, 97-29 64th Road, Rego Park

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-896-3400

SMART Recovery — A free self help group based on cognitive behavioral concepts dedicated to assisting individuals in overcoming all types of addictive behavior problems.

When: Sundays 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: Long Island Consultation Center, 97-29 64th Rd., Rego Park

Contact: 212-929-6109, www.smartrecovery.org.

Support Group For Mothers of ADHD Children — This is a support group for mothers of children afflicted with ADHD to network with other mothers, get advice and share experiences and resources. Unfortunately, due to space limitation, we are unable to accommodate children at our meetings at this time.

When: 3rd Sunday of each month from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: Ridgewood

Contact: E-mail adhdmoms11385@yahoo.com or call 917-903-5593

Coping with Vision Changes — In the concern to meet the changing needs of seniors of seniors and caregivers, Atria Kew Gardens and Lighthouse International welcome all individuals concerned with issues of decreasing vision to join the new vision loss support group. The group will address the ongoing challenges of living with vision changes. Individuals must pre-register.

When: Tuesdays, 10 a.m.

Where: Atria Kew Gardens, 117-01 84 Ave., Kew Gardens

Cost: Fee will be discussed with the social worker

Contact: Registration, 212-821-9241; Information, 718-441-0300

Holocaust Survivor Program — Information, seminars, social programs, resources and access to a social worker. Refreshments served.

When: First and third Thursday of every month at 12:15 p.m.

Where: The Central Queens YM&YWHA, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills

Contact: 718-268-5011 ext. 621

The New York City Self-Help Center — Provides free, confidential telephone information and referral to people seeking self-help/mutual support groups. Hundreds of different groups meet for a wide variety of concerns throughout the five boroughs. The New York City Self-Help Center is a joint program of the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services and the Graduate School and University Center/CUNY.

Contact: 212-586-5770

Bereavement Support Group — The Senior Adult Department of the Central Queens YM & YWHA is currently forming a new support group for the bereaved. The support group aims to help seniors deal with their loss and get through an especially trying time with help and understanding.

Where: The Central Queens YM&YWHA, 67-09 108th St., Forest Hills

Contact: 718-268-5011 ext. 621

Volunteer Calls

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Volunteers needed — Required to have expertise in arts, literature, conventional foreign language, computer data entry, crafts, etc.

Where: Howard Beach Senior Center, 156-45 84th St., Howard Beach

Contact: 718-738-8100

Serving Homebound/Isolated Seniors — Friendly Volunteers reach out to adults who need extra assistance to live independently in their own homes or communities. The program is one of the best ways to address the problem of the psychological health and social isolation among our isolated seniors.

Where: Visiting Nurse Service of New York, 45-18 Court Square Suite 501, Long Island City

Contact: 718-482-8623

Volunteers Needed — Form mutually rewarding relationships. Get a free physical, stimulate your mind and move your heart.

Where: Visiting Nurse Service of New York, 45-18 Court Square Suite 501, Long Island City

Contact: 718-482-8623

Volunteer to Visit Seniors — The Friendly Visiting Partnership Program is open to individuals who are 18 years old and over with a good background check and great interpersonal skills. Volunteers will receive knowledge of the program, a thorough personality assessment and training prior to placement, during the duration the volunteers receive supportive, ongoing training and information from the staff.

Where: Visiting Nurse Service of New York, 45-18 Court Square Suite 501, Long Island City

Contact: 718-482-8623

Classes, Seminars & Workshops

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Computer Classes

When: Daily, 10 a.m. to 12 noon; Wednesday classes, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Queens Community House, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-268-5960

Continuing Education — Includes certificate programs, licenses, ESL, GED testing and registration, program for deaf adults, art and design, online courses and college for children.

When: EMT/Paramedic, Ongoing; Notary Public, Ongoing; GED Testing and Registration, American Sign Language and Baby Fingers, Studio Art Classes, Online Courses: Ongoing; Daytime classes, Ongoing; Evening classes, Ongoing; GED in Spanish, Ongoing; Dietary Manger, Ongoing; ESL, Ongoing; NY Designs classes, ongoing; State Mandated Training for Child Abuse, ongoing; State Mandated Training for School Violence Prevention, Ongoing; Taxi and FHV Driver Institute, ongoing; Saturday classes, ongoing; College for Children Teen Academy, Ongoing; Computer Repair, Ongoing; Computerized Bookkeeping, Ongoing; Import/Export, Ongoing; Construction Management, Ongoing; Real Estate Salesperson, Ongoing; Microsoft Office, Ongoing

Where: LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thomson Ave., Long Island City

Contact: 718-482-7244 or visit ace.lagaurdia.edu

Job Training and Computer Literacy Program for Displaced Homemakers — A six-week job readiness and computer literacy program for displaced homemakers who are interested in entering the workforce. Students will attend job readiness workshops and receive computer and vocational training that will prepare them for sustainable employment. To qualify, individuals must be displaced homemakers, including those who are separated, divorced, widowed, or single parents. Also eligible are those whose spouses are unemployed, have been taking care of disabled family members, or have experienced a loss of family income. Register to attend.

When: Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: LaGuardia Community College Center III Building, 29-10 Thompson Ave., Long Island City

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-482-5166

Job Training and Computer Literacy Program — A six-week job readiness and computer literacy program for displaced homemakers interested in entering the workforce. Students will attend job readiness workshops and receive computer and vocational training that will prepare them for sustainable employment. Spouses who are disabled, unemployed or have experienced a loss of family income are also eligible to attend.

When: Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to noon

Where: LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thompson Ave., Long Island City

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-482-5166

ESOL Classes — English classes, computer classes, and GED Test Prep for non-English-speakers. Evening ESOL classes are held at IS 126. All other classes are held at Jacob Riis Settlement House. No evening classes for the ESOL Advanced classes.

When: ESOL Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced: Morning: Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Fridays, 10 a.m. to noon; Evening: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; GED Test preparation: Wednesdays, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; English Conversation: Tuesdays: 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Computer Basics: Thursdays, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Computer Skills for Employment: Tuesdays, 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Where: I.S. 126, 31-51 21st St. at 31 Dr., Astoria; Jacob Riis Settlement House, 10-25 41st Ave., Long Island City

Cost: Free

Contact: 718-784-7447 ext. 113 or 129

Adult and Continuing Education Classes — An array of computer, business-related, personal enrichment, English as a Second Language, and on-line courses. Register now.

When: Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Where: LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thompson Ave., Long Island City

Cost: $10 for all courses except the intensive English as a Second Language program; $25 registration fee is required for ESL program.

Learn to Dance — Learn Salsa, Hustle, Tango, Merengue, and Cha. Beginners to advanced learners welcome. Complimentary class for beginners.

When: Mondays, 11 a.m.

Where: 90-15 Rockaway Blvd., Ozone Park

Contact: 718-891-4209 or e-mail Dancezee@aol.com

Legal Clinic — Call to register.

When: Mondays, 5:30 p.m.

Where: Center for the Women of New York, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 325, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-793-0672

Basic Computer — Call to register.

When: Tuesdays (Call for schedule)

Where: Center for the Women of New York, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 325, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-793-0672

Family Day Care Training — Call to register.

When: Tuesdays, 10 a.m.

Where: Center for the Women of New York, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 325, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-793-0672

English as a Second Language — With Eckhart Lange.

When: Tuesdays, 10 a.m.

Where: Kew Gardens Community House, 80-02 Kew Gardens Rd., Suite 202, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-268-5960

English as a Second Language

When: Tuesdays and Fridays, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Where: Selfhelp Austin Street Senior Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills

Contact: 718-520-8197

Job Club — Call to register.

When: Tuesdays, 2 p.m.

Where: Center for the Women of New York, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 325, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-793-0672

Civil and Financial Issues — Call to register.

When: Tuesdays, 5 p.m.

Where: Center for the Women of New York, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 325, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-793-0672

Computer Classes — One hour classes.

When: Tuesdays; 6:30 p.m. for experienced and 7:30 p.m. for novices.

Where: JHS 216, 15th St.

Contact: 718-423-2266

Italian Classes — Classes will meet once a week for 14 weeks. Children’s classes are for children ages 3-13.

When: Adult Beginners: Tuesdays, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Adult Intermediate 1: Wednesdays, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Adult Intermediate 2: Thursdays, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Children’s Classes: Saturdays, 10 a.m. to noon

Where: Italian Charities of America, 83-20 Queens Blvd., Elmhurst

Cost: Adults: $80; First Child: $75; Additional Child: $50

Contact: 718-478-3100 or italchari@yahoo.com

Beginner Folk Dance Classes — This workshop is one of many cultural activities and events of the Greek Cultural Center. This is a year-long workshop. Register.

When: Tuesdays, 7-8 p.m.

Where: The Greek Cultural Center, 28-17 Hoyt Ave. South, Astoria

Contact: 718-726-7329, www.greekculturalcenter.org, or e-mail: info@greekculturalcenter.org

Bridge Class — For beginners. Lasts for 10 sessions, concludes June 17.

When: Tuesdays, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Central Queens Y, 67-09 108 St., Forest Hills

Cost: Members, $100; Non-Members, $125

Contact: 718-268-5011 ext. 621 or visit www.cqyjcc.org

English as a Second Language (ESL) Class — Parents of school-aged children in western Queens are invited to register for this class. Seating is limited.

When: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Where: Sunnyside Community Services, Inc., 43-31 39th St., Sunnyside

Contact: Sherin Hamad, 718-784-6173 ext. 407

Money Management Clinic — Call to register.

When: Wednesdays, 6 p.m.

Where: Center for the Women of New York, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 325, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-793-0672

Bridge Class — For intermediate level. Lasts for 10 sessions, concludes June 18.

When: Wednesdays, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Central Queens Y, 67-09 108 St., Forest Hills

Cost: Members, $100; Non-Members, $125

Contact: 718-268-5011 ext. 621 or visit www.cqyjcc.org

Israeli Folk Dancing — Instructor: Debra Weil

When: Wednesday evenings, 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Where: Forest Hills Jewish Center, 106-06 Queens Blvd., Forest Hills

Cost: $5 members, $10 non-members

Contact: 718-263-7000

Home Health Aide Class — Call to register.

When: Thursdays, 10 a.m.

Where: Center for the Women of New York, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 325, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-793-0672

Support Group — Call to register.

When: Thursdays, 6 p.m.

Where: Center for the Women of New York, Queens Borough Hall, 120-55 Queens Blvd., Room 325, Kew Gardens

Contact: 718-793-0672

Mah Jongg — For beginners. Lasts for 5 sessions, concludes May 30.

When: Fridays, 10:30 a.m. to noon

Where: Central Queens Y, 67-09 108 St., Forest Hills

Cost: Members, $45; Non-Members, $65

Contact: 718-268-5011 ext. 621 or visit www.cqyjcc.org

GED Testing and Registration — Classes have begun.

When: Saturday Classes; Evening Classes: Thursdays

Where: LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thompson Ave., Long Island City

Contact: 718-482-7244

Performing Folk Dance Troupe -— This workshop is one of many cultural activities and events of the Greek Cultural Center. This is a year long workshop. Register.

When: Saturdays, 11 a.m. to noon

Where: The Greek Cultural Center, 28-17 Hoyt Ave. South, Astoria

Contact: 718-726-7329, www.greekculturalcenter.org, or e-mail: info@greekculturalcenter.org

Rebetika Bouzouki Music Class — This class is one of many cultural activities and events of the Greek Cultural Center. This is a year long class. Register.

When: Saturdays, 1-3 p.m.

Where: The Greek Cultural Center, 28-17 Hoyt Ave. South, Astoria

Contact: 718-726-7329, www.greekculturalcenter.org, or e-mail: info@greekculturalcenter.org

Empowerment Institute Seminar Series — Featuring Kermit Eady. Classes will run for 6 consecutive weeks. Learn the universal/spiritual laws and how to apply them in your personal life and in the development of your business. Hear and meet successful black businesspeople and understand how they use these laws in their business development. Learn the secret of starting your own business without much money. Register to attend.

When: Saturdays, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Langston Hughes Public Library, 100-01 Northern Blvd., Corona

Cost: Free

Contact: 888-538-9803 or 718-651-1100

EMT Classes — Classes have begun.

When: On-line courses

Where: LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thompson Ave., Long Island City

Contact: 718-482-7244

English Lessons — Free classes of English for Spanish-speaking seniors age 60 and over.

Where: Forest Hills Senior Center, 108-25 62nd Drive, Forest Hills

Contact: 718-699-1010

Business and License Classes — Classes have begun.

Where: LaGuardia Community College, 31-10 Thompson Ave., Long Island City

Contact: 718-482-7244

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