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Upcoming Programs

Sep
22
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


Sep
23
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Autumn

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a topical discussion about the fall season. 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.


Sep
23
11:00AM

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3:00PM

SNAP Food Assistance Outreach Event

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Find out if you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as Food Stamps, and get help applying. Call 855-850-2525 to make an appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome.


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Sep
24
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Racketeer" by John Grisham. 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.


Sep
30
2:00PM

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3:30PM

West Indian Day Discussion

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will have a topical discussion on subjects involving the West Indies. 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.


Oct
1
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.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
2
8:00PM

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9:00PM

Women in History: After Hours Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Women of influence, countries and customs . . . . We chat about them all! This is an evening teleconferenced event. 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


Oct
3
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


Oct
6
10:30AM

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12:00PM

Writing Workshop: Share Your Memories

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Kathy Cohen leads a four-session workshop on writing memoirs. Learn the basics and get tips and techniques. There will be writing assignments and sharing of thoughts and ideas. This is a teleconferenced event. Call 718-464-0084 to preregister.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
7
2:00PM

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3:30PM

The 1964 World's Fair: History and Highlights

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

The Queens Historical Society presents history and highlights of the 1964 World's Fair. This is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Oct
8
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.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
10
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Your Healthy Heart

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Registered nurse Kathy Moran leads a discussion about how to keep your heart healthy. This is a teleconference event open to older adults and the homebound. First-time callers should preregister at 718-464-0084.


Oct
14
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Poison Control: What's in Your Cabinet

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Eduardo Torres of the New York City Poison Control Center gives tips for preventing unintentional poisoning by household cleaners, medicines, carbon monoxide, pesticides and plants. He will also discuss medicine safety for older adults, including the use of Poison Control for questions about medication management and understanding prescription and nonprescription drugs. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Oct
15
11:00AM

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12:30PM

The Poet in You

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Guest poet , Gayle Danley, National Individual Poetry Slam Champion. Tap into your natural ability to enjoy and create original poetry in this teleconferenced discussion group. First-time callers must call Mail-a-Book for access numbers.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
15
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Discussion Group: For Men Only

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Men are invited to call into our program to talk about health, sports, politics and other topics of interest in this weekly discussion group. This is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. First-time participants must 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


Oct
16
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 evening short-story discussion group. We meet the third Thursday of each month. 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.


Oct
17
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Medicare Minutes

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Nancy Herman joins us from the Medicare Rights Center in this teleconferenced program. 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.

Additional Dates


Oct
21
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.

Additional Dates


Oct
22
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Bonnie's Book Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This month's selection is "The Lost Years" by Mary Higgins Clark. The discussion will be led by Bonnie Pokorny, a long-time Mail-a-Book participant, super reader and major contributor to our monthly newsletter. This is a teleconferenced book discussion group open to older adults and the homebound. If interested in joining in, please call 718-464-0084.


Oct
24
10:00AM

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12:00PM

New York City Architecture

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We will undertake a virtual tour of New York City architecture. This is a teleconferenced program open to older adults and the home-bound. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Oct
28
2:00PM

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3:30PM

United States Geography Games

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Test your knowledge of the 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.