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Upcoming Programs

Apr
20
1:00PM

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2:00PM

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.

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Apr
21
1:00PM

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4:00PM

SNAP and SCRIE Benefits

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Find out whether you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as food stamps, and the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) Program, and get help applying. No appointment is necessary. For more information and a list of other locations and times, call the outreach office of LiveOn NY (formally Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York City, Inc.) at 347-815-5930 or email SNAP@liveon-ny.org.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
21
1:15PM

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3:15PM

Drawing to See: A Drawing Workshop

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Registration is now closed

Over the course of eight weeks participants will learn a variety of drawing techniques that will sharpen their capacity to see in ways an artist sees. 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.

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

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Apr
21
1:30PM

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6:30PM

SNAP Benefits

Location: Long Island City
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. 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


Apr
21
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.


Apr
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 "True Evil" by Greg Iles. 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.


Apr
23
6:00PM

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7:15PM

Pedestrian Safety for Seniors

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

The Community Coordinator for the New York City Department of Transportation's Office of Safety Education, will conduct this pedestrian safety workshop to educate seniors about crossing New York City streets. Seniors will learn safety tips and about Mayor de Blasio's new traffic safety initiative, Vision Zero. There will be a question-and-answer session at the end of the presentation.


Apr
24
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Sing-Along and STARs Performance

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Sing along with Rich, then enjoy scenes from classic plays presented 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.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
24
2:00PM

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3:15PM

Fire Safety for Seniors

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

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


Apr
24
2:00PM

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3:15PM

Learn CPR, Be 911

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This lesson, offered by certified FDNY/ EMS personnel, will equip New Yorkers to act in the event of cardiac arrest using compression-only CPR. Basic instruction on how to use an automated external defibrillator (AED) will be offered on compressions-only mannequins with “watch while practice” DVD instructions.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
24
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Unclaimed Funds

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Find out if New York State owes you money. Representatives from the Comptroller's Office will conduct a presentation and assist in finding out if you have unclaimed funds.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
27
12:00PM

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5:00PM

SNAP Benefits

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Find out if you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as Food Stamps, and get help applying. You can also find out if you qualify for the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) or other rent-assistance. No appointment is necessary; walk-ins are welcome. For information on other times and locations of services, call LiveOn NY (formerly the Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York) at 347-815-5930 or email SNAP@liveon-ny.org.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
28
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Alice's Kitchen

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Alice Morley leads this discussion on healthy cooking, food and recipes. This is a 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


Apr
29
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Marion's Art History Class

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Marion Mango talks about great art. 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.


Apr
30
5:30PM

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6:45PM

Fire Safety for Seniors

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

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


May
1
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Sing Along with Marion

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Sing old-time favorites with Marion Mango at this teleconferenced program! First-time callers should contact Mail-a-Book at 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


May
5
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Parker at Your Door

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A representative of Parker Jewish Institute will providing information about free physician home visits for seniors on Medicaid. This is a teleconferenced program. First-time callers please contact 718-464-0084 to receive access numbers.


May
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.

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

Additional Dates


May
7
8:00PM

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9:00PM

After Hours: Mother's Day Memories

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Registered nurse Kathy Moran leads this after-hours discussion group. This is a teleconferenced event for older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


May
8
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Concerts in Motion Presents Vocalist Abby Powell

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

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


May
12
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Keeping Your Body Strong

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Registered nurse Kathy Moran leads a discussion about vitamins, nutrition and nutritional deficiencies. This is a teleconferenced event for older adults and the homebound. Call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


May
12
1:00PM

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5:00PM

SNAP and SCRIE Benefits

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Find out whether you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as food stamps, and the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) Program, and get help applying. No appointment is necessary. For more information and a list of other locations and times, call the outreach office of LiveOn NY (formally Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York City, Inc.) at 347-815-5930 or email SNAP@liveon-ny.org.

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

Additional Dates


May
12
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


May
13
11:00AM

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12:30PM

Writing Workshop: Share Your Memories

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Kathy Cohen leads this writing workshop. Learn basics, tips and techniques of memoir writing and share writing assignments, thoughts and ideas.

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

Additional Dates


May
15
10:00AM

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12:00PM

1950s Big Band Sing-Along

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Listen to big band tunes from the 50s, reminisce, and sing along with Cecile and Melba! This is a teleconferenced program. 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


May
19
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 teleconference event. First-time participants should call 718-464-0084 for access numbers.


May
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


May
21
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Hudson River Rose: Folk Songs

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Anne Price and Rita Deutsch, who perform together as Hudson River Rose, entertain you with melodic songs by Kate Wolf, John Denver, Bill Staines, Carole King, the Beatles, Gordon Bok and others, singing in sweet harmony about love, rivers, dogs, homes, unicorns and friendship.


May
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 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


May
22
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Leading the Way: Six Outstanding Women of Queens

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Richard Hourahan of the Queens Historical Society will discuss the life and work of Grace Lee Boggs, Betty Friedan, Helen Keller, Yeou Cheng Ma, Rise Stevens and Lisa Randall. The first three will be the subject on May 22 and the last three on June 23. This is a teleconferenced event open to older adults and the homebound. 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


May
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 "The Inner Circle" by Brad Meltzer. 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.


May
27
12:30PM

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4:30PM

SNAP Benefits

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Find out if you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formerly known as Food Stamps, and get help applying. You can also find out if you qualify for the Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE) or other rent-assistance. No appointment is necessary; walk-ins are welcome. For information on other times and locations of services, call LiveOn NY (formerly the Council of Senior Centers and Services of New York) at 347-815-5930 or email SNAP@liveon-ny.org.


May
30
3:00PM

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4:15PM

Piedmont Bluz

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Less known than the delta blues of Mississippi, Piedmont blues arose in the southeastern United States and employs more finger picking and a ragtime-based rhythm. The Piedmont Bluz acoustic duo is dedicated to the preservation of the style and to educating audiences about this unique aspect of African-American culture.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
2
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Department of Consumer Affairs

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

A representative of the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs joins our chat today. 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.


Jun
4
8:00PM

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9:00PM

After Hours: Topical Discussion Group

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Karen Quinones from Patriot tours leads a discussion about New York history. This is an evening teleconferenced discussion group. 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