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Upcoming Programs

Jun
29
1:00PM

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2:15PM

"King" Solomon Hicks - The Ties Between Blues & Jazz

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

A musical concert with King Solomon Hicks. Solomon intertwines blues and jazz in his own unique style. His performance is a tribute to Wes Montgomery, BB.King, Howling Wolf and a number of other blues artists! An eclectic musician, Solomon also excels at classical, gospel, R&B, funk and classic rock.


Jun
29
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Queens Museum Art Exploration Series: Contemporary Artist Zhang Hongtu

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

All 3 sessions of this lecture series will focus on the Chinese-born, NYC-based artist Zhang Hongtu and the exhibit of his works from the late 1950s to the present that was recently on display at Queens Museum. Go to queensmuseum.org/2014/11/zhang-hongtu to learn more about the artist and his work. In partnership with Queens Library this program will be held at the Rochdale Senior Center 169-65 137 Ave. Rochdale NY 718-276-5700.


Jun
30
8:00PM

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10:00PM

Community Outreach to Fresh Meadows Homeowners Association

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Outreach to community group about Mail-A-Book.


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Jul
1
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.

Additional Dates


Jul
5
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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Jul
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 register.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
7
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Books and Beyond

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Shyan Bhairo leads this teleconferenced topical discussion group.
July Topic: Hitched on Hitchcock
Aug. Topic: Very Superstitous
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


Jul
8
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Queens Museum-Art History Lecture Series

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A series of Art History lectures presented by the Queens Museum by teleconference. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for information about the lecture topic, and for access numbers. Topics include the Panorama, The World's Fair and artists Hongtu/Vida and Gropper/Oliver.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
11
1:30PM

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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. 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


Jul
12
1:00PM

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5:00PM

SNAP, SCRIE and Medicare Benefits

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Find out if you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as food stamps, and get help applying. See if you are entitled to rent assistance through the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) program. Get help applying for Medicaid. Call the outreach office of LiveOn, formerly Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York, at 347-815-5930, or email SNAP@liveon-ny.org for other times and locations.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
12
1:00PM

--to--

2:15PM

Queens Museum Art Exploration Series

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

This session will focus on the Chinese-born, NYC-based artist Zhang Hongtu and the exhibit of his works from the late 1950s to the present that was recently on display at Queens Museum. Go to queensmuseum.org/2014/11/zhang-hongtu to learn more about the artist and his work. In partnership with Queens Library this program will be held at the Rochdale Senior Center 169-65 137 Ave. Rochdale NY 718-276-5700.


Jul
12
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Tribute to Louis Armstrong

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Ricky Riccardi, archivist for the Louis Armstrong House Museum and author of “What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years,” leads this discussion. This is a teleconferenced program. First time callers please contact Mail a Book for access numbers, 718-464-0084.


Jul
12
3:30PM

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5:30PM

Draw Your Story

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Older Adult Services presents, Draw Your Story; Create an Origami Memory Book. Led by professional teaching artist Karen Fitzgerald.


Jul
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 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.

Additional Dates


Jul
14
8:00PM

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9:00PM

After Hours: Author! Author!

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

We're chatting about authors, books and genres. What to read next and which authors to put on your favorite list? This is a teleconference 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


Jul
15
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Chit Chat

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Online discussion group. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jul
18
1:00PM

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4:00PM

SNAP, SCRIE and Medicare Benefits

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Find out if you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as food stamps, and get help applying. See if you are entitled to rent assistance through the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) program. Get help applying for Medicaid. Call the outreach office of LiveOn, formerly Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York, at 347-815-5930, or email SNAP@liveon-ny.org for other times and locations.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
19
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Aging and Cognitive Decline

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

As part of the Community Health Education Partnership series, Irene Cheng, Psy.D., a clinical psychologist at Flushing Hospital Mental Health Clinic, will lead a discussion about Aging and Cognitive Decline. This is a teleconference event. First time callers should contact Mail a Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jul
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 teleconferenced discussion group. 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


Jul
21
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Books and Beyond:

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A teleconferenced book discussion group.
July: All the light we can not see by Anthony Doerr
Aug.: The girl on the train by Paula Hawkins
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


Jul
26
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Hearing Loss

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a teleconferenced series led by audiologist Emily M. Esca. First-time callers please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Jul
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
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, then enjoy scenes from classic plays performed by Senior Theater Acting Repertory. This is a teleconferenced event. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
2
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Food Allergies

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Yong Luo MD PHD leads this discussion about Food Allergies. This is a teleconferenced program for older adults and the homebound. First time callers please register by calling 718-464-0084


Aug
3
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Senior Center Catholic Charities Dellamonica

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Outreach and publicity to seniors about Mail-A-Book.


Aug
9
2:00PM

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2:45PM

Zumba Gold Workshop

Location: Glen Oaks
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. Anyone attending this class will need to sign an exercise waiver.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
16
2:00PM

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3:30PM

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.


Aug
19
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Medicare

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Eric Hausman is affiliated with the NY Department for the Aging. He is an independent consultant specializing in Medicare Education. Find out the latest information. This is a teleconferenced program. First time callers please contact Mail a Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
23
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Queens Museum Art History Lecture

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

Presented by Queens Museum educators. This is a 4 session lecture series.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
23
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Hearing Loss

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

This is a teleconferenced series led by audiologist Emily M. Esca. First-time callers please contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Aug
30
2:00PM

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3:30PM

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.


Aug
31
11:00AM

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12:30PM

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.


Sep
1
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Books and Beyond

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Shyan Bhairo leads this teleconferenced topical discussion group.
Sept. Topic: Shirley Temple Black
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


Sep
2
10:00AM

--to--

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.

Additional Dates


Sep
12
1:30PM

--to--

3:00PM

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.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
12
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Gentle Yoga

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Leslie Taylor leads this gentle, beginning-level yoga class for older adults. Space is limited, and preregistration is required. Please call the library to preregister.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
13
2:00PM

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3:30PM

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.


Sep
15
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Books and Beyond

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A teleconferenced book discussion group.
September: "Ines of My Soul" by Isabel Allende
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


Sep
16
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.


Sep
20
2:00PM

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3:30PM

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.


Sep
22
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Still Life, Landscape, Photography: An Art History Adventure

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This 3-session series covers art from Egyptian times through the 19th Century and explores the relationship between still life, landscape, and photography.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
28
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Queens Memory Project

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Visit the Queens Memory table to find out how to capture and share family stories. Then listen to oral histories from the Queens Memory collections. Learn ways to safely store, handle and display photos and other treasured family artifacts. Sign up to participate in an upcoming Queens Memory event where staff will digitize your photos or other mementos for free!


Sep
28
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Arthritis and Joint Pain

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Kathy Moran, R.N. discusses causes and symptoms of arthritis and joint pain and available treatments.


Sep
28
11:00AM

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1:00PM

An Introduction to Relief Printmaking

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Older Adult Services presents An Introduction to Relief Printmaking. All materials will be provided. Registration is required. Please call the Glen Oaks Library @ 718-831-8636 to register. Space is limited.


Sep
28
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Long Term Care, Options and Placement

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Dr. Oltean from NY Presbyterian/Queens will provide important information about long term care. What are the options for the medical and non-medical needs of people with chronic illness or disability who cannot care for themselves. This lecture is part of "Older Adults Day" activities at the Glen Oaks Library on September 28th.


Sep
28
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Vaccines for Older Adults

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Dr. Pipia from NY Presbyterian/Queens talks about the need for vaccines and which are recommended for older adults. This lecture is part of "Older Adults Day" activities at the Glen Oaks Library on September 28th.


Sep
28
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Double Trouble Concert

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

"Double Trouble", Evy Mayer and Jean Farnworth, sing an eclectic mix of songs which showcase their talents as vocalists, instrumentalists and interpreters.
"They are contemporary traditional musicians who sing about modern life with the same spirit troubadors of the 19th sang about their contemporary lives." Christine Lavin, WFUV, 90.7 FM


Sep
30
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, then enjoy scenes from classic plays performed by Senior Theater Acting Repertory. This is a teleconferenced event. First-time participants should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


Oct
18
1:15PM

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3:15PM

Introduction to Photography

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This is a creative aging 8 session course in photography for adults ages 50+. The 9th session is a gallery showing of your work with professional teaching artist Karen Bourbeau. Registration is required. Call Glen Oaks Library at 718-831-8636.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
12
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Double Entendre Concert

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Our focus this year is quartets. We will present a concert of oboe and bassoon quartets (including pieces for oboe, violin, viola, cello and bassoon, violin, viola, cello). The program will include Mozart, Devienne, Britten and a couple of contemporary arrangements for 2 oboes and 2 bassoons.