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Upcoming Programs

Sep
20
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Prenatal Group

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Are you pregnant? Come to our prenatal group to learn about pregnancy and parenting. To sign up or ask questions, call Jemila at 718.883.8626.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Moving for Life

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and targeted strengthening in a way that is fun and enjoyable for all! Workouts can be done seated or standing. You are encouraged to do what is comfortable and modify based on your energy, range of motion, or fitness level. We start where you are, so don’t worry if you haven’t been moving in a while. This program is first-come, first- served and for adults 18 and older.


Sep
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Meditation: Connecting, Mind, Body, and Spirit

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

Medical research has uncovered amazing facts about meditation and the body-mind-spirit connection. Join a long time meditator, Dr. Frank Pawlowski, to learn about how meditation can be used to minimize the effects of stress and speed healing. Learn the tools needed to make meditation part of daily life. The program will include a meditation sitting and a question-and-answer discussion period.


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Sep
20
6:00PM

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6:45PM

Moving for Life

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life is a scientifically based self-care fitness program using gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and targeted strengthening in a way that is fun and enjoyable for all! Workouts can be done seated or standing. You are encouraged to do what is comfortable and modify based on your energy, range of motion, or fitness level. We start where you are, so don’t worry if you haven’t been moving in a while. All are welcome!

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
20
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Health Care Navigation

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Navigating the healthcare system in the United States can be very challenging. Come learn from Northwell Health some tips and suggestions to help you better manage your health with your provider during office visits and while hospitalized.


Sep
24
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Green Your Cuisine: Delicious Tips for Healthy Eating

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us for a food demonstration and education about how to choose, prepare and cook foods that are nutritious and delicious. All are welcome.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Sexual Consent and Communication

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Acompáñenos para un taller animado que es gratis, divertido, y lleno de información precisa sobre la salud sexual, para adultos. Cada participante recibirá un certificado después del taller.


Sep
26
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Guided Meditation

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Guided meditation calms the mind and relaxes the body. Those who practice it regularly may experience reduced levels of stress and increased inner peace and well-being. The instructor will help you focus on relaxing your mind and making positive mental changes.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Sep
30
12:00PM

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4:00PM

Queens Preconception and Infertility Seminar

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

About 1 in 8 people face challenges getting pregnant or starting a family. Come learn from the experts about some of the most common causes of infertility and the associated interventions. You will also learn how to get the body ready for pregnancy, when the body is fertile, and about sperm production and transport. We welcome people of all genders, as well as support people.


Oct
1
6:00PM

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7:45PM

Baby Basics Prenatal Education

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

These four sessions will provide education and support for pregnant people. Come to connect with other pregnant people to learn, share, and support one another. To reserve a seat, please call 347-571-2792. Feel free to bring a support person if you would like. Classes are free and there will be giveaways.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
3
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Moving for Life

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and targeted strengthening in a way that is fun and enjoyable for all! Workouts can be done seated or standing. You are encouraged to do what is comfortable and modify based on your energy, range of motion, or fitness level. We start where you are, so don’t worry if you haven’t been moving in a while. This program is first-come, first- served and for adults 18 and older.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
3
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Falls Prevention: Strong Agility

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Do you worry about falling or have you fallen recently? Come learn some ways that you might be able to reduce your risk and build confidence. The physical therapist will also talk about some changes that you can make in your home to make it safer to prevent falls.


Oct
3
6:00PM

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7:15PM

Parents' Playdate

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

Come meet other parents! All parents who are under 21 years old are welcome for pizza, conversation, and to share stories and advice about what it’s like to be a parent. You’re welcome to bring your child or children with you.


Oct
3
7:00PM

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7:45PM

Zumba

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Looking for a fun way to workout?! Join certified Zumba instructor Maxine at PS 104, located at 26-01 Mott Avenue, Far Rockaway, NY 11691. All are welcome! Dress for exercise and bring water.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
4
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Periodontal Disease and Your Health

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Periodontal disease, or gum disease, affects almost half of adults. This lecture will educate the public about what periodontal disease is and how it might be related to other conditions, like diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, and cancer, to name a few. The dentist will also teach you some ways that you might be able to prevent or minimize the risk of periodontal disease. Come learn how you can improve your oral health!


Oct
4
1:00PM

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2:15PM

Anesthesia and You: What to Expect When Having Surgery

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Sandhya Malhotra, MD, of the Global Physicians Network Foundation, will discuss what to expect when you're having a medical procedure and how to prepare so you can optimize your health before and after surgery.


Oct
4
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Healthy Homes

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Come learn from experts from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene about some ways that you can make your home safer. The topics we will cover include lead, pest control, facts about mold, child safety, and common household injuries. All are welcome.


Oct
11
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Rockabye Baby: Safe Sleep

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

Everyone wants to take the best care of their children. Whether you're a parent, babysitter, or considering having a child, come learn about ways that you can keep your baby safe while they sleep.


Oct
18
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Gentle Yoga

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Come join us for this gentle yoga class for adults. Please come dressed for yoga and if you have a mat, please feel free to bring it. A limited number of mats will also be available.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Oct
18
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Diabetes

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

We always hear about diabetes, but what is it really? What is it doing to our bodies? Why do so many people have it? Come learn all of this, as well as some tips to prevent and manage it at this program delivered by Northwell Health. All are welcome.


Nov
1
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Defining Hope Screening and Discussion

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Reimagine End of Life Week is a city-wide exploration of big questions about life and death through creativity and conversation. As part of this event, End of Life Choices New York will present a screening and discussion of "Defining Hope," a documentary about weighing what matters most at the most fragile junctures in life. The screening with be followed by a panel discussion. To register for free tickets, visit https://defininghope.eventbrite.com/?aff=listing.


Nov
1
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Heading Home Healthy

Location: Ozone Park
Registration: Not required

Our goal is to help travelers stay healthy when they are returning home to visit friends and relatives. Come learn from health experts at the city's Department of Health about ways that you can stay safe and healthy when you travel abroad.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Nov
5
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Practice Kindness: A Guided Meditation

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Guided meditation calms the mind and relaxes the body. Those who practice it regularly may experience reduced levels of stress and increased inner peace and well-being. In November and December, we will be focusing on the theme of kindness.
The instructor will help you to explore stress reduction techniques and discover ways to enhance all aspects of kindness towards yourself, as well as how that impacts the kindness we are able to extend towards others.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Nov
5
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Top Ten Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

Location: North Forest Park
Registration: Not required

Learn the warning signs and symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia. Gain insights into behaviors that could suggest deeper problems that may require medical attention.


Nov
8
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging. If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts.


Nov
14
10:30AM

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11:15AM

Ask the Pediatrician: Help Your Toddler Stay Healthy

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

A pediatrician from Mount Sinai Queens will be at the library to share information and answer any questions you have about toddler health and safety. Come join us!


Nov
15
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Learn to Relax Through Meditation

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Experience refreshing moments of calm, balance, and peace any time you want through meditation. As you relax, feel your stress melt away. Discover how meditation can improve your physical, mental, and emotional health. Join Dr. Frank Pawlowski for this engaging workshop. There will even be a short meditation sitting.


Nov
19
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Kindness Yoga

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

"Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind." ~ Henry James
In these classes, we will explore the concept of kindness, and how practicing it towards ourselves and others can impact every aspect of our lives. The theme of kindness and its benefits will be woven into the sequence of postures in this class. If you have a yoga mat, feel free to bring it. There will be extras available.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Nov
27
10:00AM

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11:00AM

NY Connects Resource Share

Location: Ridgewood
Registration: Not required

NY Connects is a trusted place to go for free, unbiased information about services, resources, and supports in New York State for people of all ages with any type of disability. Participants can get information by phone, online, or in person. Come learn more about NY Connects' services, who is eligible, and how to access them.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Nov
29
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Insomnia

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Chronic sleeplessness can result in ongoing fatigue, irritability, poor concentration, and increased risk of serious illnesses. It can make us feel terrible and impact how we treat ourselves and those around us. Sleeping better makes us kinder! Give yourself the gift of sleep and self-care by attending this workshop and learning what is getting in the way of your peaceful sleep and how you can sleep better.
Presenter: Merryl Reichbach, LCSW, Program Manager of SHAREing and CAREing


Dec
6
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Healthy Eating...Even Around the Holidays

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

We all want to eat healthy foods, but it can be hard. Come learn from Elissa Meditz, certified dietitian/nutritionist, about what foods are recommended and some tips for success around the holidays.


Dec
11
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Stress Management

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

One of the greatest acts of kindness we can do for ourselves is to become aware of our stress and how it’s impacting us (and the people around us), and learn and practice some healthy and simple strategies to manage our stress. In this workshop, we will do just that! We will be doing some brief, light stretching so wear comfortable clothing. Increase the kindness and bring a friend!
Presenter: Merryl Reichbach, LCSW, Program Manager of SHAREing and CAREing