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Upcoming Programs

Jul
29
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Concerts in Motion Presents Vocalist Abby Powell

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Abby Powell, praised by the New York Times as a singer of "solid and youthful" tone, has performed on the operatic and world recital stages. This is a teleconferenced event. First-time participants should call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jul
30
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Geography Games

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Test your knowledge of U.S. capitals! 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.


Jul
30
5:30PM

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6:45PM

Pilates Fitness for Adults

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Instructor Samara Washington's workout uses conditioning exercises to help you tone and strength core muscles and improve flexibilty and balance.


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Jul
30
5:30PM

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6:45PM

Pilates Fitness for Adults

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 9 openings

Instructor Samara Washington's workout uses conditioning exercises to help you tone and strength core muscles and improve flexibilty and balance.


Jul
31
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Medicare Minutes

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Nancy Park Herman of the Medicare Rights Center will discuss Medicare issues as part of this monthly lecture and discussion series for older adults. Bring your questions. The audience will be present at the library; the presenter will lead the program via Skype.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
1
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Sing Along with Rich

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Sing old-time favorites with Richard Kagan! First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
4
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Skype a Crossword

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We solve the puzzle together using your home computer and Skype. This program is open to all older adults and homebound Mail-a-Book patrons. Preregistration is required by calling 718-464-0084.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
6
11:00AM

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12:30PM

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 preregister.


Aug
8
10:00AM

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12:00PM

The Effect of Aging on Taste and Digestion

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Registered nurse Kathy Moran leads a discussion on how age affects digestion and the sense of taste. This is a teleconference open to older adults and the homebound. First-time callers should preregister at 718-464-0084.


Aug
12
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat and make friends over the phone. 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.


Aug
13
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. This is a teleconferenced program for older adults and the homebound. First-time participants must call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
15
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat and make friends over the phone. 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.


Aug
19
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Rogers and Hammerstein

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will discuss the work and music of Rogers and Hammerstein. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
20
11:00AM

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12:30PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Tap into your natural ability to enjoy and create original poetry in this discussion group. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants should call Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
21
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Gems by Jule: Selections from the Jule Styne Songbook

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The incredibly prolific Jule Styne wrote hundreds of songs over the course of his heralded career. In their newest show, acclaimed cabaret couple Paul Chamlin and Rochelle Breyer Chamlin present a sampling of his many gems, from familiar favorites to lesser-known treasures. Selections will span Styne’s 60-plus-year career, from his early days in jazz-infused Chicago, to Hollywood in its studio heyday, to the Golden Age of Broadway and television.


Aug
21
8:00PM

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9:00PM

After Hours: A Short Story Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Bonnie Sue Pokorny will be moderating this teleconferenced short-story discussion group. First-time callers should 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


Aug
26
2:00PM

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3:15PM

Singer and Guitarist John Cave

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

John Cave is a guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer based in New York City, with a style derived from a variety of influences, including rock, jazz, hip hop and West African music. Over the last few years he has emerged as a go-to musician on the city scene, sharing stage and studio with an array of great musicians, singers and rappers from all over the world. This is a teleconference for older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
27
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "Blossom Sisters" by Fern Michaels. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants must call 718-464-0084 to preregister and obtain access numbers.


Aug
29
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Living Healthy, Body and Mind: Family Relations in Transition

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Registered nurse Kathy Moran looks at how roles within families change as members of the family age.


Aug
29
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Chit Chat and STARs Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Chat and make friends over the phone. Senior Theater Acting Repertory presents scenes from classic plays. 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.