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Upcoming Programs

Jul
23
6:00PM

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6:45PM

Moving for Life

Location: Forest Hills
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.

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Jul
24
4:00PM

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5:15PM

Changing Minds Film Series

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Summer is here! Still feeling the stress of the school year? Want to unwind and have a positive summer? Come cool off and relieve any stress at our mental health film screening with topics like anxiety and depression. At the Queens Library, we have your back. Mental health professional Nicole Johnson will facilitate an open discussion and provide support. Delicious refreshments will be provided! Bring a friend.


Jul
24
7:00PM

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8:00PM

Zumba on the Beach

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Looking for a free exercise class and a lot of fun? Try Zumba on the Beach with certified Zumba instructor Maxine at the boardwalk at Beach 17th Street in Far Rockaway.

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

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Jul
25
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Summer Health and Safety

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Healthy living does not stop in the summer! Come learn about all the ways to stay safe and healthy at this educational program for youth.


Jul
26
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Summer Health and Safety Part 2

Location: Hollis
Registration: Not required

Join us for part 2 of our educational summer health and safety series!


Jul
30
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Healthy Pregnancy

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Pregnancy can be exciting and stressful. Come learn from Dr. Georges Sylvestre, obstetrician-gynecologist and chief of maternal fetal medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, about some of the ways that you can have a healthy pregnancy. We will discuss nutrition, exercise, what to avoid, and some common myths. This program is a must for anyone who is pregnant, considering having a child, or who supports a pregnant person.


Aug
1
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Moving for Life

Location: Woodside
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


Aug
1
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Prenatal Classes: Getting Ready for your New Baby

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

You're having a baby! This can be a joyful but overwhelming time. Come learn about important topics, like bonding with your baby, how to take care of yourself while you're pregnant, your baby's development, getting ready for labor and delivery and more! Call/text Katherine at 646-841-2864 or email maternalchildhealth@shelteringarmsny.org for more information or to reserve a seat. All expectant parents are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
2
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Dealing with Hearing Loss

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Can you hear me now?! When was the last time you checked your hearing? Come join us for a short talk on hearing loss followed by a hearing screening provided by a New York State licensed hearing specialist from St. John’s University.


Aug
3
11:00AM

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3:00PM

Want to Quit Smoking?

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

Stop by the library to ask a Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist from Jamaica Hospital Medical Center your questions about quitting smoking, available resources, and steps you can take to quit. This is a tabling event, so you can stop by and speak with the specialist one-on-one to be sure your questions are answered.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
14
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Top Ten Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

Location: East Flushing
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.


Aug
16
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Sleep Apnea

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Snoring may be more than just an annoying habit – it may be a sign of sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. Come learn about the different types, potential causes and symptoms, and risk factors from Dr. Astua, chief of pulmonary medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst.


Aug
16
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Maintaining Healthy Hips and Knees

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Wear and tear on the joints can come from many sources, such as playing sports, congenital problems, or just the normal effects of age. Whatever the reason, joint replacements have become more common as people seek to maintain not only their mobility, but their quality of life. Join one of our top orthopedic surgeons and learn about the latest on joint replacement.


Aug
20
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Understanding Autism

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Autism is known as a “spectrum” disorder because there is wide variation in the type and severity of symptoms that people experience. Come learn more about autism spectrum disorders and how they might affect a family from the founder and executive director of Many Babies NYC, a peer resources center for families with children who have special needs.


Aug
21
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Ask the Pharmacists: Hypertension Prevention & Management

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This program will be delivered by Dr. Sum Lam, Associated Clinical Professor at St. John's University. She is a Doctor of Pharmacy, Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist and Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist. Her practice is at NYU Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, New York. This is an Academic Service Learning (ASL) event, involving sixth-year Doctor of Pharmacy Candidates from St. John's University, College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.


Aug
28
4:00PM

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5:00PM

How to Talk to Your Doctor

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

One of the keys to getting good health care is communication. Learn proven ways to talk to your doctor and health care professionals and how to advocate for yourself and the people for whom you are caring.


Sep
4
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
6
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.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
24
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Zumba Gold

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This class is perfect for active older adults who are looking for a fun dance workout at lower intensity. Come ready to sweat and leave feeling strong. This class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardio, muscular conditioning, flexibility, and balance!


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.


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.


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, including producers of the film and experts in hospice and palliative care.