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Learn to Code & Transform Your Career!

Coalition for Queens (C4Q) is a local nonprofit that aims to create a tech community that is reflective of our society, with individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences.

Access Code is a 10-month software development program offered by the Coalition for Queens that trains talented ...

Celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month!

May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month, and we're pleased to honor some prominent figures of Asian and Pacific Island descent that have made great contributions and added to the rich cultural tapestry of the United States.

We will feature notable people from a variety of professions and careers on our ...

Queens Library Magazine

The new issue of Queens Library Magazine is out now!

Queens Library Magazine combines great library-themed feature stories and two months' worth of information about our free programs, services, and special events, and it's available at your neighborhood library or ...

Malcolm Gladwell: We Can’t Let NYC Libraries Lag Behind

Thank you to author and critic Malcolm Gladwell for his new letter on behalf of our City's libraries!

"Since I moved to New York City 20 years ago to become a staff writer at The New Yorker, I've relied on public libraries," Gladwell writes.

"They are open and welcoming to all, from writers like ...

Queens Library is for Everyone!

The Everyone Campaign is exactly that: for everyone. Queens Library is a safe space for all, no matter where you come from, who you love, or what you believe.

In today’s political and social climate, many people in the communities we serve feel vulnerable and afraid.

As the hub of every community across the ...

Video Visitation at Queens Library

Video visitation is a free program offered at libraries across the city that connects a live video feed between participating library locations and NYC Department of Corrections facilities, allowing incarcerated New Yorkers to talk, read, and share stories together with their loved ...

May
25
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Social Media for Your Business

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

Learn which social sites are best for you and strategies for successfully using social media for your business. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-661-1205 for additional information. Class code JR310.


May
26
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Building Relationships in Business

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

This class will show how to build relationships through networking, foster partnerships in business, and get "buy in" from business acquaintances. To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-661-1205. Class code: JR310.


May
27
10:00AM

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12:30PM

Introduction to Microsoft Word (in Spanish)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date May 27, 2017
Availability: 1 openings

Learn how to create a document and work with tables.
Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Flushing Library Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning Saturday, May 6 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-661-1280.


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May
27
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Pathway to U.S Citizenship: Becoming a U.S. Citizen and Building Your Civic Knowledge

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Are you ready to become a U.S. citizen? Sessions are in English and include a workshop and basic civics education. 5/6- Are you ready to be a U.S. citizen?/Introduction to American history; 5/13 - Required documents and more/Introduction to American government and politics; 5/20- Common barriers to naturalization/American culture and geography; 5/27- Naturalization interview and beyond/Review of 100 questions.


May
28
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Chinese Author Talk Series (IX)-Shanghai, Forever Lost

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Shanghai, Forever Lost is a nonfiction book based on the true stories and events of the author's grandmother and mother. Participants will be able to ask questions and purchase autographed copies.


May
31
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Global Harmony House presents: Managing Conflict

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

As the world becomes an increasingly challenging place to live, we need to find new insights and tools to manage ourselves and our interactions with others. Once we understand the root causes of conflict, it can empower us to deal with situations more skillfully and resourcefully. In this class we will learn to apply the practical wisdom of Raja Yoga Meditation in order to live life more harmoniously, and with compassion and love.
*IRC Conference Room*


Jun
1
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Choosing Entrepreneurship

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

This class provides an overview of the dynamic world of entrepreneurship. It helps participants assess their skills and aptitudes, allows participants to explore the right type of business for them based on aptitude and interest, and generally charts a path to success. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-634-4784 for additional information. Class code JR310.


Jun
1
6:30PM

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8:30PM

Open Mic Night

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Performers are invited to share their talents in a 5-minute presentation of poetry, written word, music, comedy or spoken work.


Jun
2
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Setting Up Your Business

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

In this class students will be guided through the elements needed to set up a business and begin operating it. The course will cover writing a winning business plan, legal structuring, and other preliminaries. To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-990-8625. Class code JR310


Jun
2
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Flushing Book Discussion Group

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

May 5th, 2017, 1-2PM: "Where'd You Go, Bernadette?" by Maria Semple
June 2nd, 2017, 1-2PM: "Claire of the Sea Light", by Edwidge Danticat
July 7th, 2017, 1-2PM: "Americanah", by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
August 4th, 2017, 1-2PM: "Then We Came to the End", by Joshua Ferris
*IRC Conference Room, 3rd Floor*

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

Additional Dates


Jun
3
2:00PM

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4:00PM

How to Appreciate Peking Opera: "Bidding His Farewell"

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Lecturer: Mr. Jingtao Zhang and Ms. Yanchun Li
Mr. Zhang is nationally ranked First Class Performing Artist of China, specializing in the roles of young gentlemen. He is a disciple of Ye Shaolan, a well-renowned Peking Opera artist.
Ms. Yanchun Li performed with the Shandong Weifang Peking Opera Troupe before immigrating to New York. She is nationally ranked First Class Performing Artist of China.
*IRC Conference Room*


Jun
5
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Queens Museum of Art presents: Handmade Sun Print Book

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Queens Museum New New Yorkers Program provides a four-week long "Handmade Sun Print Book" workshop in Mandarin. Participants will learn how to use sunlight to make prints and make books by hand. The instructor will guide the participants to develop their own personal artistic book projects. To register please contact: nung-hsin@queensmuseum.org
Educator: Pixy Liao (http://pixyliao.com/)

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

Additional Dates


Jun
6
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Chair Yoga with Miriam

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

There's no need to bring a mat to this yoga class. Miriam will teach techniques and exercises that can be practiced while seated in chairs. Space is limited. Preregistration is required. Please wear workout clothing and sneakers.


Jun
6
6:30PM

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8:00PM

Learning Chinese - Level 2

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. If you wish to register, check availability for program date June 6, 2017
Availability: 8 openings

Queens Library at Flushing will open Learning Chinese class for level 2 students. The semester will have 12 sessions, starting from June 6. All classes will be on Tuesdays from 6:30-8:00 pm. Registration begins on May 22nd. Please register online at www.queenslibrary.org/events or call 718.661.1280 for assistance. The program is funded by Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in New York.

FlushingTue, Jun 13, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingTue, Jun 20, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingTue, Jun 27, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingTue, Jul 11, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingTue, Jul 18, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingTue, Jul 25, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingTue, Aug 1, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingTue, Aug 8, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingTue, Aug 15, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingTue, Aug 22, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingTue, Aug 29, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM

Jun
7
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Resume Building

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Make your resume the best it can be in this workshop! Participants will learn about types of resumes, how to get started, what to include and not include, and tips for making a resume stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information call 718-634-4784. Class code JR130


Jun
8
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intro to Computers

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 6 openings

Learn the basic parts and functions of a computer in this introductory class.


Jun
8
6:30PM

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8:30PM

North American Calligraphy Assoc. presents: Monthly Penmanship Class

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

All are welcome. Please call 646-752-3173 for questions and suggestions.
*Rooms C&D, Lower Level*


Jun
9
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Basics of Business Planning

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

This course will teach you how to organize your business idea into a structured plan, identify and promote your business to potential customers, fulfill the legal requirements of starting your business, and develop your financial projections. To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-990-8625. Class code JR310


Jun
10
10:00AM

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12:30PM

Microsoft Excel for Spanish Speakers

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

Learn how to create a worksheet and perform calculations. Participants should have basic computer skills and must attend all 3 classes. Preregistration is required in person at the Flushing Library Cyber Center Reference Desk beginning June 3 at 10:00 a.m. or by calling 718-661-1280.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
10
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Financial Planning for Retirement (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Mr. Benjamin Li, Board Member, former President of the Chinese American Insurance Association, will discuss the basics of retirement planning, how to maximize your social security benefits and health insurance options after retirement, and common mistakes to avoid.


Jun
12
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Beginners Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 11 openings

Learn how to create and save Word documents; format and edit text; copy, cut and paste items; and use Word's basic functions and commands. Basic computer skills required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class code CC170.


Jun
12
1:30PM

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3:30PM

Monday Movie Matinee

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

May 8th, 2017, 1:30 pm-- "Sabrina" (1954; PG-13)
June 12th, 2017, 1:30 pm-- "Loving" (2016; PG-13)
July 10th, 2017, 1:30 pm-- "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly" (2007; PG-13; French with English subtitles.)
August 14th, 2017, 1:30 pm -- "Dr. Strangelove" (1964; PG)
*Auditorium, Lower Level*

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

Additional Dates


Jun
13
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Beginners Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Improve your productivity with Microsoft Excel. Learn what a spreadsheet is and how to navigate it, create workbooks, enter and edit data, and create charts and graphs. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Basic computer skills are required. Class Code: CC180


Jun
14
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Resume Keywords and Accomplishment Statements

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Finding a job is a game of words, so wouldn't it be a good idea to discover the words employers want to see in resumes and online applications? This class will show you how to identify your career accomplishments and will teach you how to create keyword career vocabulary using five resources. Class code JR130


Jun
15
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intro to Computers in Mandarin

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 13 openings

Learn the basic parts and functions of a computer in this introductory class. Call to register 718-661-1280 or stop by Flushing Library.

基本的电脑教程 (国语)
你将了解计算机的基本部件和功能,如果你要注册,请拨打 718-661-1280。


Jun
15
12:30PM

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2:30PM

Traditional Marketing for Small Business

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Marketing activities continue to evolve from traditional strategies to nontraditional methods that involve the Internet. Both traditional and nontraditional marketing have advantages and disadvantages. Traditional marketing activities help you become visible and attractive to your target customer and typically involve advertising, publicity, sales, merchandising and distribution. To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-661-1205. Class code JR310


Jun
15
6:30PM

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8:00PM

Learning Chinese - Beginner

Location: Flushing
Registration: Registration is not yet open for this program. Please check back closer to the program date.
Details: Customers are required to attend all sessions of this program. Registering for this session will reserve your spot for the entire program.

Queens Library at Flushing will continue Learning Chinese class for beginner level students. The semester will have 12 sessions, starting from June 15. All classes will be on Thursdays from 6:30-8:00 pm. Registration begins on May 22nd. Please register online at www.queenslibrary.org/events or call 718.661.1280 for assistance. The program is funded by Consulate-General of the People's Republic of China in New York.

FlushingThu, Jun 22, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, Jun 29, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, Jul 6, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, Jul 13, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, Jul 20, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, Jul 27, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, Aug 3, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, Aug 10, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, Aug 17, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, Aug 24, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM
FlushingThu, Aug 31, 20176:30PM - 8:00PM

Jun
16
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Social Media for Your Business

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

Learn which social sites are best for you and strategies for successfully using social media for your business. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-661-1205 for additional information. Class code JR310.


Jun
18
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Alzheimer’s Support Group (in Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Mandarin Chinese for people caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or any of the other dementias. Our support group is a secure and safe place to share your experiences. The group will meet on Sundays, April 16, May 21, June 18.
Please call 646-744-2951 for registration.


Jun
19
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intermediate Word

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Build on your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word. Learn how to format Word documents, insert tables and charts, format bibliographies, and insert headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class Code CC200


Jun
20
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intermediate Excel

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Build on your basic knowledge of Microsoft Word. Learn how to format Word documents, insert tables and charts, format bibliographies, and insert headers and footers. Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Word are required. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Class Code CC200


Jun
20
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Nutrition for a Healthy Lifestyle

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Suzanne Gerdes, MS, RD, CDN, will teach seniors with conditions like hypertension and diabetes how to choose healthy foods. Learn how to have a nutritious diet that you can enjoy!


Jun
21
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Cover Letters

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 14 openings

Are you ready to apply for jobs? Does your cover letter stand out from the crowd? Make it the best possible by learning how to get started, what to include and not include, tips for making it stronger. Preregister online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For further information, please call 718-752-3700. Class code JR150


Jun
21
6:30PM

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8:00PM

Finding Lasting Happiness Through Meditation with Jim Rose

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Too often incessant stress, distraction, and constant challenges leave us worn out and worn down. Meditation can be the key that unlocks the inner doorway to a life of deep and lasting inner happiness. In this workshop, we will learn a simple yet highly effective method to help still our restless minds, achieve a state of lasting happiness and reconnect with our source.
*IRC Conference Room*


Jun
22
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Building Relationships in Business

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 15 openings

This class will show how to build relationships through networking, foster partnerships in business, and get "buy in" from business acquaintances. To preregister visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org or for more information, call 718-661-1205. Class code: JR310.


Jun
24
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Teenage Sexual and Character Development (Chinese)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Teenage years are a time for growth and discovery. With proper guidance throughout this journey, young people will be prepared to develop healthy self-esteem in order to lead a meaningful, productive, and happy life.


Jun
26
2:00PM

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6:00PM

Claim Your Lost Money

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

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.


Jun
28
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Job Skills Identification

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

In this competitive job market, it is vitally important not only to know your job skills, but to be able to market those skills to potential employers during a job search. This workshop will explain the benefits of knowing your job related skills and how to identify them. To preregister, please visit jobmap.queenslibrary.org. For more information, please visit the Job Information Center or call 718-634-1110 . Class code JR110.


Jun
28
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Libertas Center for Human Rights Info Session

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Libertas Center, located at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, works for the humanitarian needs of survivors of torture and victims of persecution. They provide survivors of torture and human rights violations in the NYC area with medical, mental health, social and legal services to help them regain function and lead healthy, confident, and hopeful lives. Join us to learn more about this organization and related resources. All are welcome.


Jun
29
10:00AM

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12:00PM

LinkedIn for Job Searching

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

LinkedIn is a social networking website that allows you to manage your professional identity, build and engage with your professional network, and access knowledge, insights, and opportunities. In this workshop you will learn how to use LinkedIn to look for employment, network, and keep up with colleagues. Register online at jobmap.queenslibrary.org. Call 718-661-1205 for additional information. Class Code: JR200


Jul
6
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Introduction to Internet

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 18 openings

After this workshop, you will have the skills needed to begin to navigate the Internet. Topics covered include terminology, how to search and use a web browser, the basic structure of a website and Internet safety. While this is an introductory class, it is recommended that you have basic mouse and keyboarding skills before the workshop. Call 718-661-1280 Or Visit Flushing Library


Jul
13
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Demystifying Diabetes

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

We always hear about diabetes, but what is it really? What is it doing to our bodies? Why do so many people have it? Come learn all of this, as well as some tips to prevent and manage it at this program.


Jul
13
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Intro to Internet In Cantonese!

Location: Flushing
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 19 openings

Learn the basic parts on how to navigate the internet in our introductory class in Cantonese!

基本的上网教程 (粤语)
教你如何上网搜索资料。


Aug
16
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Breast Health: Cancer Screening and Prevention

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join Linda Bulone, RN, OCN, CCRC for an informative workshop on breast health. During this session, we will discuss basic facts about breast cancer prevention and early detection, and review facts and myths about general breast health. All are welcome.


Sep
13
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Educating Parents About Type 1 Diabetes

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

As the parent of a child with type 1 diabetes (T1D), you can help your child’s school create a supportive environment where they can learn and thrive. Come get tips and strategies from a lawyer who is also the parent of a child with T1D. All are welcome.


Sep
19
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Meditation for a Healthy Lifestyle

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

In this fast-paced world, inner peace can seem elusive. You are invited to join Dr. Frank Pawlowski for an engaging workshop teaching you practical strategies to reduce stress and create a more healthy and positive lifestyle. Dr. Pawlowski will offer meditation techniques that can help you connect within to gain a profound sense of serenity and joy.