FSF Community Theatre Group is holding auditions on Tuesday, Aug. 8 at 7:30 p.m. for the musical “No, No, Nanette” for November performances. Dancers and singers, ages 16 35+, and stage crew are needed. The Free Synagogue of Flushing is located at 41 60 Kissena Blvd. For information, call (800) 260 6789 or (516) 354 5210, or e mail email@example.com, or visit www.spotlightonstage.com/fsfctg.htm.
St. Clare’s Church, 137 35 Brookville Blvd., Rosedale, will sponsor an Empire Safety Council defensive driving class on Saturday, July 29 from 8:45 a.m. 3 p.m. for insurance premium discount and point reduction. The cost is $35. For information and reservations, call Peter at (718) 341 0452.
St. Margaret’s Church of Middle Village, 66 05 79th Pl., will present a defensive driving course sponsored by the National Safety Council on Saturday, July 29, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $45. For information, call (718) 326 1911.
Yiddish classes have resumed on Thursdays at noon at the Kew Gardens Community Center, 80 02 Kew Gardens Road, Suite 202. Call (718) 268 5960.
AQA Gallery and Studio, 99 10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills, presents Beyond Arts and Crafts, Tuesdays at 4 p.m., for children ages 6 12 to learn to draw, paint and sculpt. Cost is $15 per class. For information, call (718) 520 9842.
The New York University College of Dentistry Mobile Dental Care Van will be available for free dental screenings for children ages 2 15 on Thursday, July 27 from 9:30 a.m. noon and 1 2 p.m. at 61 08 Linden St. and Fresh Pond Road (outside the office of Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan). Parents only need to sign the consent form. To pre register, contact Nubia or Anne at Nolan’s office at (718) 456 9492.
The American Cancer Society presents free prostate cancer education and screening on Saturday, July 29 from 11:30 a.m. 2 p.m. at Forestdale Inc., 67 35 112th St., administration building auditorium in Forest Hills. RSVP by July 21. Contact Daphne Dominique at (718) 263 2225, ext. 20.
Improve your public speaking skills with the Talk of the Town Toastmasters Club. The club meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month from 7:30 9:30 p.m. at the Robert R. Johnson Family Life Center, 172 17 Linden Blvd., St. Albans. For information, call (718) 527 5889 or (718) 527 7271.
Our Lady of the Snows, R.C. Church is forming a Young Adults Group for men and women ages 20 30, singles or married. The group meets every other Sunday at 5 p.m. in the Parish Office, located on 259th Street between Union turnpike and 80th Avenue in Floral Park. For information, call Fr. Luke Trocha, at (718) 347 6070, ext. 102.
Giant indoor rummage sale at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Jamaica Avenue and 88th Street, Woodhaven, on Saturdays, July 29 and Aug. 5 from 9 a.m. 5 p.m. and Sundays, July 30 and Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. 4 p.m. New and used items, plus collectibles.
Fine quality nature and floral posters, prints and costume jewelry sale Sunday, July 30 from 11 a.m. 3 p.m. at Alley Pond Environmental Center, 228 06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston. Pre register by calling (718) 229 4000.
The thrift shop at the Jewish Center of Kew Garden Hills, 71 25 Main St., Flushing, will be open Tuesday, Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. 2 p.m. and feature gently used clothing, household items, bric a brac, books and more.
Vendors wanted for outdoor flea market at Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church, 179 09 Jamaica Ave., Jamaica, Saturdays from 8 a.m. 5 p.m. through December.
Mater Christi Alumni Reunion will be held Saturday, Oct. 7 to honor the classes of ’66, ’71, ’76 and ’81 at St. John’s Prep in Astoria (formerly Mater Christi). If you are interested in attending, call the Alumni Office at (718) 721 7200, ext. 686 or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Singles Center of the Samuel Field YM & YWHA, 58 20 Little Neck Pkwy., Little Neck, presents a separation/divorce support group to help those coping with the emotional impact of separation and divorce. The 10 sessions cost $130 and will begin Thursday, July 20 at 7:30 p.m. Pre registration required. Call (718) 225 6750, ext. 243.
Jackson Heights Al Anon, a self help group for anyone affected by another person’s drinking, meets every Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, corner of 82nd Street and 34th Avenue on the first floor of the Parish House, 82nd Street entrance. For information, call (718) 651 4885.
Clutterers Anonymous meetings will be held at the Pastoral Care Center, Resurrection Ascension R.C. Church, 85 18 61st Rd. in Rego Park, Fridays 7:30 9 p.m. For information, call Jean at (718) 712 7656.
Christ Lutheran Church, 188 12 73rd Ave., Fresh Meadows, will be starting a bereavement group. For information, call evenings at (718) 969 0244.
ýatholic Charities/BFFY Alzheimer’s Adult Day Care Center, 157 16 65th Ave., Flushing, has openings for diagnosed Alzheimer’s/dementia participants. The center is open Monday Friday, 10 a.m. 4 p.m. and offers therapeutic activities and a hot, nutritious meal. Caregivers support group available every Tuesday, 10:15 11:45 a.m. For information, contact Fran Staples at (718) 358 3541.
NAR ANON Never Alone is a 12 step support group for anyone affected by a loved one’s use/abuse of drugs. Meetings are held at the VFW Hall in Whitestone, 19 12 149th St., every Thursday from 7:30 9 p.m. For further information, call (718) 229 2113.
CODA Women’s Group, 12 step meeting for healthy relationships are held at Resurrection Ascension Pastoral Center, 85 18 61 Rd., Middle Village, enter on Dry Harbor Road Fridays, 10:30 11:30 a.m.
Smart Recovery, a free self help group dedicated to assisting individuals overcome addictive behavior problems, meets Sundays 11:30 a.m. 1 p.m. at the Long Island Consultation Center, 97 29 64th Road, Rego Park, one block north of Queens Boulevard. For information, call (212) 929 6107 or visit www.smartrecovery.org.
A group for Survivors of Child Sex Abuse will be held Mondays for women; Thursdays for girls 12 18 at 6:30 p.m. at Rochdale Village, 169 65 137th Ave., room 17, Jamaica.
Regular events at the Selfhelp Clearview Senior Center, 208 11 26th Ave., Bayside. Movies, Tuesdays at 12:45 p.m.; tea dance, Tuesdays at 1 p.m.; Scrabble and other board games, Thursdays at 1:30 p.m.; a continuing educational series: 20th Century History, taught by Thomas McNamara of Queensborough Community College, on Wednesdays, from 1:30 2:30 p.m., Aug. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30. Plus computer classes, variety of arts and crafts classes and more. For information, call (718) 224 7888.
Hillcrest Senior Center summer Saturday dance will take place on July 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 168 01 B Hillside Ave. Cost is $2 and includes lunch and dessert.
Church of the Resurrection, 85 09 118th St., Kew Gardens, will be providing free luncheon meals for seniors on Saturday, July 29 and Aug. 26 at noon. Reservations suggested. For information, call (718) 847 2649.
Howard Beach Senior Center, 156 45 84th St., (entrance on 85th Street), is currently taking registration for AARP’s “55 Alive” defensive driving class to be held Tuesday, Aug. 1, 8 (you must attend both dates). Classes are from 9:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m. Pre registration is necessary. Cost is $10. Call (718) 738 8100.
Howard Beach Senior Center, 156 45 84th St., will be holding free four week drawing classes on Tuesdays during the month of August from 10 to 11:30 a.m. starting Aug. 8. The class is open to anyone over the age of 60 and pre registration is necessary. For information, call (718) 738 8100.
Selfhelp Benjamin Rosenthal Senior Center, 45 25 Kissena Blvd. in Flushing, is offering a series of computer classes geared toward senior citizens. Learn the basics of computer operations, e mail and the Internet in a comfortable, user friendly environment. Classes meet once a week for eight weeks and each session lasts 1 1/2 hours. Registration for the summer semester begins on Monday, Aug. 7. Classes start on Monday, Aug. 14. The cost is $45. For information, call (718) 886 5777.