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Upcoming Programs

Dec
18
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Skype a Crossword Puzzle

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We solve the puzzle together using your home computer and Skype. This Mail-a-Book program is open to all older adults and the homebound. First time callers please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Dec
18
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Genealogy Workshop

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

A two-part genealogy workshop presented by instructor Diane Warmsley, genealogist and family historian.


Dec
19
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Classic Concert

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

"Music critics have described I-Heung Lee's performance as graceful, thoughtful and intelligent, touched with a unique style of artistic sophistication. Ms. Lee performs extensively in Asia as well as at Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall in New York. Her repertoire includes works by Mozart, Franz Liszt, Maurice Ravel and Frederic Chopin."

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Dec
20
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Livestreamed Health Series in Mandarin

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

In Partnership with New York Presbyterian Queens: a series of 4 live-streamed health programs in Mandarin Chinese. Registration is very limited. Call Older Adult Services to register and to receive a link to the program 718-464-0084. Topics:Sept 20-Stroke / Oct 18-Memory / Nov & Dec topics to be announced.


Dec
20
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Live-streamed Health Program: Treatment Options for Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis (in Chinese)

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Queens Library live-streamed health program in Mandarin Chinese in partnership with New York Presbyterian present: Treatment Options for Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis, led by Robert Li, M.D.


Dec
20
11:00AM

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12:30PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Share and discuss your poetry. A teleconference event. First-time participants, please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Dec
20
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Health Chat: Thyroid Disorders, Treatment & Types

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Not required

RN Kathy Moran leads this discussion about common thyroid disorders, symptoms, causes and treatments.


Dec
21
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Books and Beyond: Book Discussion

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A teleconferenced book discussion group. Call to find out this month's selection. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Dec
21
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Quilting Project: Cathedral Window

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

In this three-session workshop, Alacia Stubbs will demonstrate how to create easy quilting designs. Preregistration is required; call 718-831-8636 Participants should bring at least 1.5 yards of three different fabrics that complement each other and matching thread. Cotton is recommended.


Dec
22
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Memories and Stories

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Share your memories, tell your story. This is a teleconference Chat. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Dec
26
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Yiddish Literature from the 17th and 18th Centuries

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Rabbi Smith (from the Or HaLev congregation in NJ) leads a discussion about 4 women writers. This is a teleconference event. First time callers please register with Mail a Book, 718-464-0084 to receive access numbers.


Dec
27
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Bingo!

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We're playing bingo, and you can join in from home. This is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for bingo cards, chips and access numbers.


Dec
28
8:00PM

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9:00PM

After Hours: A Short Story Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bonnie Sue Pokorny moderates this teleconferenced evening short-story discussion group. First-time callers, please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers and to receive a copy of the story we will be discussing.


Dec
29
10:00AM

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10:30AM

Chit Chat and STARs Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat and make friends over the phone, then enjoy scenes from classic plays performed by Senior Theater Acting Repertory. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Dec
29
10:30AM

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12:00PM

LiveOn NY Benefits Outreach Program

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Kim Learner, Program Manager, LiveOn NY Benefits Outreach Program leads the discussion. Benefits updates about SNAP, SCRIE and Medicare. This is a teleconference for older adults and the homebound. First time callers please register by calling 718-464-0084.


Jan
1
11:00AM

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1:00PM

New Year's Teleconferences

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Ring in the New Year with Friends, two special teleconference events moderated by Queens Library Older Adult Services. Socialize, chit chit chat and mingle with your friends on this holiday New Years Eve from 7pm to 9pm; New Years Day from 11am to 1pm. Come join the fun. You don't have to be alone this holiday season! First-time callers must preregister at 718-464-0084.


Jan
2
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Bingo!

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We're playing bingo and you can join in from home. This is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for bingo cards, chips and access numbers.

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

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Jan
3
11:00AM

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1:00PM

What Are You Reading?

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Find out what other people are reading, and tell them what you're reading now. This is a teleconferenced discussion open to all older adults and the homebound. Call Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 to register.

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

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Jan
4
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Books and Beyond Topical Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Shyan Bhairo leads this teleconferenced topical discussion group.
First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

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Jan
5
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Marion's Art History Class

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Marion Mango discusses great art in this teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

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Jan
8
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Crosswords

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We solve the puzzle together using your home computer and Skype. This Mail-a-Book program is open to all older adults and the homebound. First time callers please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
9
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Make friends and chat over the phone. This is a teleconference. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jan
10
11:00AM

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12:30PM

You Be The Judge

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We discuss real court cases and verdicts at this teleconferenced program for older adults and the homebound. First-time participants please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

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Jan
11
1:00PM

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2:15PM

Create Steampunk Jewelry

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Make a set of earrings and a necklace using industrial looking pieces such as watch parts, keys, washers, etc. and combine them with crystals, pearls and sequins. This is a very cool project with Phyllis Ger.
Register at the Bay Terrace Library 718-423-7004


Jan
11
8:00PM

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9:00PM

After Hours Discussion Group: Local History

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Local historian Oliver Hummel from the Queens Museum leads this discussion. This is a teleconference event. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084

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

Additional Dates


Jan
12
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Make friends and chat over the phone. This is a teleconference. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jan
16
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Concerts in Motion

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Concerts in Motion will present a live concert. This is a teleconference event. First time callers please contact Mail a Book for access numbers, 718-464-0084.


Jan
17
10:15AM

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11:15AM

Live-streamed Health Lectures - in Mandarin Chinese

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Queens Library live-streamed monthly health lectures in Mandarin Chinese in partnership with New York Presbyterian Queens. For older adults.

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

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Jan
17
11:00AM

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12:30PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Share and discuss your poetry. A teleconference event. First-time participants, please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
18
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Books and Beyond: Book Discussion

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A teleconferenced book discussion group. Call to find out this month's selection. First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
19
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Make friends and chat over the phone at this teleconference. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jan
23
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Botanical Watercolor Painting

Location: Richmond Hill
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Learn to tone fruit, vegetables, leaves, and branches. Focus on concepts of light source, value, and shading to create form. Learn about brushes and techniques to create different leaf and flower forms. Learn about surface design, watercolor effects and realism versus abstraction. Intermediate Level Course in Watercolor Painting. Registration required call 718-849-7150

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

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Jan
23
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Dealing with Depression

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Dealing with Depression presented by Ann Marie Franco from PEARLS. learn how to better manage depression through problem solving, physical and social activation. This is a teleconference. First time callers please register with Mail a Book 718-464-0084.


Jan
23
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Pharmacist Chung-Shien Lee & St. Johns Pharmacy Students will help you understand more about the medications you're taking and why, drug interactions, and give tips on how to remember to take them.


Jan
25
8:00PM

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9:00PM

After Hours: A Short Story Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bonnie Sue Pokorny moderates this teleconferenced evening short-story discussion group. First-time callers, please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers and to receive a copy of the story we will be discussing.

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

Additional Dates


Jan
30
10:00AM

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3:00PM

Free Civil Legal Services Mobile Center

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Mobile Legal Help Center is a partnership between the NY Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) and the NY State Courts' Access to Justice Program that provides free civil legal services to New Yorkers in need.
https://mobilelegalhelpcenter.acuityscheduling.com/ for an appointment


Jan
30
2:00PM

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3:30PM

MOMA Art Lectures

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

MoMA leads discussions about current art exhibits at the museum. Two sessions. This is a teleconference. First time callers please contact Mail a Book for access numbers 718-464-0084.


Jan
31
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Make friends and chat over the phone. This is a teleconference. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Feb
9
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Queens Museum

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

The Queens Museum leads this teleconference, reviewing current and past exhibitions. First time callers please contact Mail a Book 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Feb
13
11:30AM

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1:00PM

Brooklyn Museum: Treasures from the Collection

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A teleconferenced program. The Brooklyn Museum leads this lecture. First time callers please contact Mail a Book for access numbers 718-464-0084.


Feb
16
10:00AM

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11:30AM

Chinese New Year

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Oliver Hummel from the Queens Museum leads this teleconference about Chinese New Years. First time callers please call 718-464-0084 for access numbers


Feb
20
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Senior Health Chat: Food Intolerance with RN Kathy Moran

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Senior Health Chat with RN Kathy Moran. This is a teleconferenced program about food intolerance. First time participants should register at 718-464-0084.


Feb
23
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Make friends and chat over the phone. This is a teleconference. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Mar
1
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Claim Your Lost Money

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

New York State has custody of over $14 billion in unclaimed funds. Every day the Comptroller's Office returns approximately $1 million to owners; are you one of them? Representatives from the Office of the New York State Comptroller, Intergovernmental and Community Affairs Division, will provide information about the New York State Unclaimed Funds program and assist attendees in searching for and processing any unclaimed funds due to them.


Mar
4
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Early Detection Education for Breast Cancer

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Ms. Ann Stephens, Outreach Coordinator from the North Well/ LIJ Women's Center, will make a presentation and demonstrate how to do self examinations of the breast. She encourages participation in the demonstrations and there will be a Q&A session as she provides informational handouts.


Mar
5
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Health Chats with RN Kathy Moran

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

RN Kathy Moran leads these discussions:
March 5: Symptoms and Care of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, a common disorder that affects the large intestine. March 12: Arthritis and Joint Pain

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

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Mar
13
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Senior Health Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Senior Health Chat with RN Kathy Moran. First time participants please register at 718-464-0084 to obtain access numbers.

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

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Mar
14
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Paper Mache Craft Project

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

A paper mache art project with teaching artist Richard Estrin. Registration is required. Contact 718-831-8636. For older adults.

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

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Mar
15
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Jewelry Making Workshops

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

March 15: Create an Art Deco or Art Nouveau with images decoupaged on a cuff bracelet with embellishments with Phyllis Ger.

March 29: Wooden Trinket Box embellished with Crystals

Space is limited. Contact the East Flushing Library to register, 718-357-6643

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

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Mar
20
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Learn CPR from FDNY-EMS

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Learn compression-only CPR. Basic instruction on how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED), compressions-only mannequins and "watch-while-practice" DVD instructions.


Mar
22
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Pedestrian Safety for Seniors

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

The New York City Department of Transportation's Office of Safety Education will offer tips for seniors on how to stay safe while crossing New York City streets and discuss Mayor de Blasio's traffic safety initiative, Vision Zero. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation.


Mar
27
1:30PM

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2:30PM

FDNY Fire Safety in the Home for Seniors

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Adults of all ages will gain important skills from lifesaving demonstrations on fire safety.


Apr
2
6:15PM

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7:15PM

Zumba Gold Workshop

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Zumba Gold uses dance moves mixed with exercise for an effective low-impact workout. Wear loose clothing and sneakers. Preregistration by phone is required for all sessions.

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

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Apr
19
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Intermediate Level Watercolor/Drawing

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

This is an eight week program where participants will learn a variety of intermediate level drawing and watercolor techniques that will sharpen their capacity to see in ways artists see. The ninth session will be a culminating event consisting of a gallery showing of participants' work. This is a Lifetime Arts Creative Aging program for adults age 50 and up. Preregistration is required. Please call the Fresh Meadows Library 718-454-7272 to register.

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Apr
20
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Intermediate Drawing

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

An intermediate level two session class. Enjoy the opportunity to continue to develop drawing skills with teaching artist Richard Estrin. Registration is required. Call 718-831-8636

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

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May
17
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Working with Watercolors-Intermediate Level

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Professional teaching artist Richard Estrin leads this nine session intermediate level sequential Introduction to Watercolor workshop. Learn about color theory and the basics of watercolor painting. Pre-registration is required. Call to register (718) 423-7004

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

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May
21
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Gentle Yoga

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Not required

Leslie Taylor leads this gentle, beginning-level yoga class for older adults. First come first served, space is limited.

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

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May
23
2:30PM

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4:00PM

Art History Lecture Series

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Art History series led by Mary Dono
May 23 Van Gogh and Gauguin
May 30 Female Impressionists

Older Adult Services
Funded by Madeleine Long

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

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Jun
1
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Intermediate Level Watercolor/Drawing

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Creative Aging: Intermediate Level Drawing and Watercolor Learn perspective and portrait techniques using both mediums. (This course is designed for those who have already taken a basic watercolor and drawing course.) Registration is required. Call 718-831-8636

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

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Jun
13
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Working with Watercolors: An Art Project

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Explore the expressive possibilities of this exciting and dynamic medium. Using color theory and the examination of masterworks as guides, this two-session workshop will advance your painting, drawing and composition skills through the examination of landscape painting. Participants will paint several landscapes that will be based on images, as well as from their imagination. Suitable for all skill levels. Come have fun, build your skills and socialize! Registration is required.

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

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Oct
2
3:00PM

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5:00PM

Drawing to See: A Creative Aging Program

Location: Hillcrest
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

This is an eight week program where participants will learn a variety of drawing techniques, deepening the experience. For beginners as well as students who wish to broaden their understanding of basic approaches to drawing. The ninth session will be a culminating event consisting of a gallery showing of participants' work. This is a Lifetime Arts Creative Aging program for adults age 50 and up. Pre-Registration is required. Please call the Hillcrest Library to register 718-454-2786

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

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Oct
3
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Working with Watercolors

Location: Kew Gardens Hills
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.

Professional teaching artist Richard Estrin leads this nine session sequential Introduction to Watercolor workshop. Learn about color theory and the basics of watercolor painting. Pre-registration is required. Call Kew Garden Hills Library to register 718-261-6654

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

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