2005-04-01 / Letters

A pril 2005

Broad Channel Bits

Free Tax Assistance, AARP, low-income seniors (65+), Broad Channel Library, now through 4/13, 1 to 5 p.m.

Gateway Happenings

Boating Safety and Seamanship,

7-week course, sponsored by Coast Guard Auxiliary, Floyd Bennett Field, beginning 4/5, 7:30 p.m.

Spring Greens, Wildlife Refuge,

4/10, 11 a.m.

Backyard Composting, Fort Tilden, 4/10, 2 p.m.

The Night Sky, Floyd Bennett Field, 4/15, 8 p.m. Telescopes provided.

Bike Tour, Floyd Bennett Field,

4/16, 1 p.m. Bikes, helmets required.

Mudbat Sunset, Floyd Bennett Field, 4/17, 7 p.m. Bring binoculars.

Seine The Bay, Floyd Bennett Field, 4/23, 10 a.m., Res. Req.

Audubon Spring Bird Walk, Wildlife Refuge, 4/30, 10 a.m., Bring binoculars.

Camping In New York City, Floyd Bennett Field, 4/30, 1 p.m.

Walking group, daily, 9:30 a.m., Fort Tilden.

Health Happenings

Peninsula Hospital Center,Parkinson Support Group – 2nd Wed. of month,

1 p.m., Meditation Room. Auxiliary: Luncheon/meeting, 1st Tue. of month, Meditation Room, Peninsula Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation. Traumatic Brain Injury Support Group, last Wed. of month, 6:30 p.m. Diabetes Support Group, second Monday, 10 to 11 a.m., Meditation Room.

St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, Free Pregnancy Screening, Mon. – Wed., 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.; Thurs.

& Fri., 10 a.m.– noon

Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center, (67-10 RBB). Very low or no cost quality services. Free pregnancy, HIV, & dental screenings, asthma and diabetes workshops. Mon.- Fri., 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Call for appointment, 1288 Central Ave. & 67-10 RBB. Free pregnancy, HIV, & dental screenings, asthma and diabetes workshops, Mon.- Fri., 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Call for appointment.

Library Happenings

Clay Workshop for Children, Make Your Own Pinch Pots, sponsored by Rockaway Museum, Arverne Branch (312 B. 54 St.), 4/15, 22, 29, 4 p.m.

Toddler Learning Centers, Ages 18

to 36 months, Arverne Branch

(312 B. 54 St.), Tues., 10:30 a.m., 4/5, 4/12, 4/19, 4/26, 5/3; Far Rockaway Branch (1637 Central Ave.), Wed. 10:30 a.m., 4/6, 4/13, 4/20, 4/27, 5/4. Peninsula Branch (92-25 RBB),

Fri., 10:30 a.m., 5/6, 5/13, 5/20,

5/27, 6/3. Free

Yoga Instruction, Mary Lou Illuzzi, Peninsula Branch (92-25 RBB),

4/4, 4/11, 4/18, 4/25, 2:30 p.m.

Pre-registration required.

Learn to Crochet, Peninsula Branch (92-25 RBB), 4 sessions, ages 11 and up, 4/19, 22, 26, 29, 4 p.m.

Ghost Stories, Ben Jacobs, Peninsula Branch (92-25 RBB), Ages 10 and up, 4/13, 3:30 p.m.Free. Reg. Req.

Meetings

Deerfield Area Civic, last Monday of month, 7:30 p.m., 327 B. 19 St.

100 Precinct Community Council,

4th Wednesday of Month,

7:30 p.m., Knights of Columbus

Hall, B. 90 St.

Vietnam Vets of America, last Friday of month, 88-61, 76 Ave., Glendale.

Community Board 14, 2nd Tues. of month, 7:45 p.m., K of C Hall,

B. 90 Street.

Music & The Arts

RAA meets 2nd Monday of each month, Fort Tilden, Building T-149,

7:30 p.m., bring artwork.

Religious Happenings

Bazaarette, West End Temple, 147-02 Neponsit Ave., 4/16, 7 to 9 p.m.; 4/17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Anniversary Luncheon, Free Women In Christ, Beach Club (129 B. 116 St.), 5/21, 12 to 4 p.m. 718-945-0662.

West End Temple, Shabbat Service,

Fri, 8:15 p.m., Oneg Shabbot, Sun.

9 a.m., Hebrew School (5- 16 yrs. Old), Wed. 3:15 p.m.

Knights of Columbus Rockaway Council 2672, 1st and 3rd Tues. of month, 8:15 p.m., 330 B. 90 St., Columbettes, 2nd Wednesday of month, 7:30.

Men’s Club of West End Temple, Rabbi’s Bible Study Group, 1st & 3rd Wed., 10:30 a.m.

Evangelical Holiness Church

(1143 BCD), Sun.: Christian

Education (10 a.m., Celebration Service (11 a.m.), ; Tues. Bible Study

(7:30 p.m.), Wed., Prayer (7:30),

Fri., Youth (7:30 p.m.)

Arverne Church Of God (13-18 Central Ave.), Marriage Class, Sundays, 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m., Evening Worship, 6:30 p.m.

Beth-El Temple Church Soup Kitchen daily, 12 noon to 2 p.m.; Sun. School, 10 a.m.; Morn. Worship, 11:45 a.m.; Children Church, 12:45 a.m..

Prayer Circle, Thurs., 6 a.m. – 7 a.m., 215 B. 77 St. Bread given away,

Sun., 2:30 - 3:30, Mon. and Wed.,

12 a.m. - 2 p.m. Soup kitchen daily, noon - 2 p.m.

Apostolic Christian Fellowship Temple, 411 B. 30 St. Fellowship Café, Soul Food Restaurant every Sat., 11 a.m. –

3 p.m., Gospel Club Café, food, song, praise and fellowship, first and fourth Sat. of month, 7 p.m.

First Congregational Church (UCC), 320 B. 94 St., Sun. worship services, 11 a.m. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Thrift Sale, 4/8, 4/9, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Women In Action, Mon. 7 p.m., Ladies Aid, 1st, 3rd Thurs., 1 p.m.

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 348 B. 71 St., Arverne, Sun. Church School, 9:30 a.m.; Morn. Worship, 10:55 a.m.; Noon Bible Study, Tues., noon; Prayer & Bible Study, Wed., 7 p.m.

Seaside Jewish Center (103-00 SFP), midweek minyans, Fri. & Sat. evening services.

Temple Beth-El (B. 121 St./RBB), Shabbat Children’s Services, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m

Freedom Fellowship, 97-10 RBB, 718-474-8929.

Clothing Distribution, blankets, Upper Room International Ministries (708 B. 19 St.), Sundays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

718-471-5741.

Bereavement Support Group, 2nd & 4th Mon. of month, 7:30 p.m., St. Francis de Sales Rectory. 129-16 RBB.

School Happenings

Far Rockaway High School Open House, New Vision, New Programs, 821 Bay 25 St., 4/4, 6 to 8 p.m.

Giant Yard Sale, BCHS Crew,

100-00 BCD, 4/2, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Rain Date, 4/3.

CEC 27, PS 105 (420 B. 51 St.),

4/21, 7 p.m.

An Evening With Chancellor Joel Klein, MS 137 (109-15 98 St., Ozone Park), 5/19, 6:45 p.m.

Free GED Programs, PS 106

(180 B. 35 St,) Tues./Thurs., 6 p.m.

to 9 p.m. 347-563-4285. PS 197

(835 Hicksville Rd.), Mon. Tues. and Thurs., 6 to 9 p.m. PS/MS 43 Beacon (B. 28 St./Boardwalk), ages 17 to 20, begins 3/16, 3 to 6 p.m.

MS 198 PA , 2nd Friday of Month, 6 p.m., school auditorium.

Reunion, Far Rockaway High School Classes of 1955/1956, Lawrence Village Country Club, 6/10/2005. For info, contact the FRHS website.

Far Rockaway High School PTA, 4/14, 5/12, 6/9, 7 p.m., school auditorium.

Beach Channel High School PTA Meetings, every 4th Mon. of month, 7:30 p.m., school auditorium.

Bishop Kearney HS Reunion, in school, 4/23, 718-236-6363, x 248.

Senior Happenings

MetroCard Van, Roy Reuther Houses (711 Seagirt Ave.), 4/15, 1:30 to

2:30 p.m.

Roy Reuther Tenant’s League, 2nd Thurs., 711 Seagirt (D), 2 p.m.

Young Israel of Wavecrest & Bayswater Senior League (60 and older), 2716 Healy Ave. Glatt Kosher meals, activities, opens 9 a.m.

JASA Senior Center, 121-16 RBB, dancing, exercise, Tai Chi, trips,

hot lunch.

BFFY, 91-01 RBB, serves breakfast from 8:30 to 9 a.m. and lunch from 12 noon to 1 p.m. each weekday.

Roy Reuther Senior Center (over age 60), 711C Seagirt Ave., hot kosher lunch daily at noon, sign-up begins 9 a.m. Bingo on Mon., 10 a.m. and Wed., 2 p.m.; Russian movie on Tue.;

St. Gertrude Senior Center, open Mon., Wed., Fri. for senior activities after

9 a.m. Mass (9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.),

336 B. 38 St.

St. Rose of Lima Young at Heart Club (55 and older), Mon., 1 p.m. Audit.

Special Events

Business Card Exchange, PHC (51-15 BCD), 4/5, 6 to 8 p.m., sponsored by RDRC, Chamber of Commerce.

“Happy Time,” American Legion (B. 92 St.), 3rd Sun. of month (March and April), 3 to 7 p.m.

Sports Happenings

Rockaway Rotary Ocean Run, Beach 116 Street, 5/1, 10 a.m.

Golf Outing, Knights of Pythias, Riis Park, 5/7, noon.

Golf Tournament, St. Francis de Sales, Hempstead CC, 5/2, 10 a.m.

Golf Tournament, SJEH, Woodmere Club, 5/9, 10 a.m.

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