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Upcoming Programs

May
25
3:30PM

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4:30PM

What is Prediabetes? Show me what to eat!

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Prediabetes is a health condition that can lead to diabetes or other illnesses. Most people with prediabetes don’t even know they have it. But there’s good news: in many cases, you can prevent or delay diabetes! Come learn more about prediabetes, whether you might be at risk, and how you might prevent diabetes through healthier eating.

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This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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May
29
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Kidney Health

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

About half of all adults in the US have one or more chronic health condition and more than 20 million people in the US may have chronic kidney disease, a condition where your kidneys are damaged and cannot filter blood as well as healthy kidneys. Come learn about kidney diseases and some of the conditions that often accompany kidney diseases from a nephrologist, Dr. Coritsidis.


May
30
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Chair Yoga

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Come join this beginner level chair-based class. We will focus on getting more in touch with the body through breathing and stretching. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring water. For more mental health programming, visit https://queenslib.org/learnmentalhealth


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May
30
7:00PM

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8:00PM

Zumba

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Looking for a free exercise class and a lot of fun? Try a Zumba class with certified Zumba instructor Maxine at PS 104, located at 26-01 Mott Ave, Queens, NY 11691.


May
31
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Yoga on the Beach

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

This class will help you to align your mind, body, and breath. Feel free to bring a mat if you have one or a towel if you don't. This class will provide a welcoming environment for all. The program will take place on the beach, near the boardwalk on Beach 94th Street. If it's raining, we will be inside Peninsula Library. For more mental health programming, visit https://queenslib.org/learnmentalhealth.

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

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May
31
6:00PM

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6:45PM

Moving for Life

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life is a scientifically based self-care fitness program using gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and targeted strengthening in a way that is fun and enjoyable for all! Workouts can be done seated or standing. You are encouraged to do what is comfortable and modify based on your energy, range of motion, or fitness level. We start where you are, so don’t worry if you haven’t been moving in a while. All are welcome!

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

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Jun
1
3:30PM

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4:30PM

What is Early Intervention?

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

New York State’s Early Intervention Program offers important support services to eligible infants and toddlers with disabilities and their families. Learn whether your child might qualify for this program.


Jun
4
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Sexual and Reproductive Justice Film and Discussion

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Sexual and reproductive justice (SRJ) exists when all people have the power and resources to make healthy decisions about their bodies, sexuality, and reproduction. Join us for a video and discussion around SRJ and how our lives are impacted when lack of access, injustices, racism, and oppression have occurred when accessing health care.


Jun
4
12:30PM

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2:00PM

Birth Scenarios

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

When you're in labor, it can be difficult to think clearly. Come discuss common birth scenarios with a Certified Birth and Postpartum Doula. This program will help you better prepare if things don't go exactly according to the plan when it's time to have your baby. This program is a must if you're pregnant, considering having a(nother) child, serving as a support person for someone in labor, interested in birth justice, or if you're a birth working and want to better serve your clients.


Jun
4
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Prenatal Group

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Are you pregnant? Come to this prenatal group to learn about pregnancy and parenting. To sign up or ask questions, call Jemila at 718-883-8626.

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

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Jun
4
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Zumba Gold

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This class is perfect for active older adults who are looking for a fun dance workout at lower-intensity. Come ready to sweat and leave feeling strong. This class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardio, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance!

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

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Jun
5
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Healthy Eating

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Come get tips for healthy eating! This program will help you learn ways to limit tempting foods. All are welcome. Presenter: Jey Hwang, MA, RDN, CDN, Director, Food and Nutrition Services at NYC Health & Hospitals/Elmhurst.


Jun
5
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Healthy And Delicious?!

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

We all want to eat healthy, but it can be hard! This is your chance to come learn healthy recipes and see exactly how to prepare them. Come join us. You will even get to sample the healthy snacks!


Jun
5
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Earth’s Vital Signs: Climate Change, Global Warming, and Health Seminar

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Come observe World Environment Day at Flushing Library with Dr. Joseph R. Masci, Director of the Global Health Institute at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst. Dr. Masci is a renowned infectious disease expert who will discuss the effects of climate change on our health, as well as the health of our sisters and brothers around the world.


Jun
6
10:30AM

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11:15AM

What is Early Intervention?

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

The mission of the NYC Early Intervention Program is to enhance the abilities of children from birth to age three who are not walking, talking, learning, and playing like other children their age or who have a disability. The program provides services to support children and their families in using everyday activities to support how the child is learning, playing, walking, and talking. Come to learn more!


Jun
7
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Breast Cancer Update: 2018

Location: Lefrak City
Registration: Not required

Come hear from the Chief of Breast Surgery at the Forest Hills Hospital, Dr. Susan Lee. Dr. Lee will share the latest information about breast cancer, including current breast cancer screening guidelines so that you will know what you can do to take the best care of yourself and your family. All are welcome.


Jun
7
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Prenatal Education

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

These four sessions will provide education and support for pregnant people. Come to connect with other pregnant people to learn, share, and support one another. For more information, or to reserve a seat, call 347-571-2792. Partners/support people are also welcome. Classes are free and there will be giveaways.

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

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Jun
9
10:30AM

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3:30PM

Community Health Conference

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

We all want healthy bodies and thriving communities. Come learn from experts from Community Healthcare Network about some steps you can take to improve your health and the health of your loved ones. Conference presenters will share information and action steps to help improve your health in areas including chronic disease prevention and management as well as mental health improvement and accessing local resources. All are welcome. Registration is required and lunch will be provided.


Jun
9
12:00PM

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12:45PM

Jazz for your Health

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come hear a 45-minute live jazz music concert! Following the concert there will be free health information!


Jun
12
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Understanding Antibiotics

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Lifesaving antibiotics can cure dangerous bacterial infections, but did you know that antibiotics do not help fight viruses? In fact, the main driving factors behind antibiotic resistance are the overuse and misuse of antibiotics. Come learn from an infectious disease pharmacist and physician assistant about when antibiotics are and are not needed, as well as the potential harms of using antibiotics.


Jun
12
4:30PM

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5:30PM

Healthy Living

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

We all face stress, but what can we do to make these situations easier? How can we manage stress in a way that will make us feel better and be healthier? What if stress, depression, or anxiety is starting to affect us? Come learn more from Plaza del Sol Family Healthy Center.


Jun
13
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Understanding 3 Ds

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Come learn about the 3 Ds of geriatrics care: dementia, depression, and delirium. This program will be delivered by Dr. Elina Yushuvayev, internal medicine physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens.


Jun
14
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Meditation for Healthy Living

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

We try to exercise and eat right so we will be fit and healthy. But doctors are now recognizing that a positive attitude and ‘food for the soul’ are just as important. Discover a simple meditation technique that can melt away stress and be a powerful addition to a healthy living regimen. Facilitated by Dr. Frank Pawlowski.


Jun
14
3:00PM

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4:00PM

POUND

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Channel your inner rockstar and move your body with this modern-day fusion of movement and music. Drum along to music using weighted drumsticks for a fun-filled workout!


Jun
14
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Child and Infant CPR

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Experts from NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst will use life-like mannequins to show the basics of CPR for children or infants. Participants will also have the opportunity to practice. This class is not for certification and all are welcome.


Jun
14
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Thrive Overview

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

A connection to mental health support is free and confidential in NYC 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Come learn more about this resources available for all New Yorkers.


Jun
18
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Men’s Health: Ways to Stay On Top of Your Game

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Come learn about important health topics affecting men. The doctor will focus on the risk factors for prostate cancer and what you might be able to do to help lower your risk.


Jun
20
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Guided Meditation

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Guided meditation calms the mind and relaxes the body. Those who practice it regularly may experience reduced levels of stress and increased inner peace and well-being. The instructor will help you focus on relaxing your mind and making positive mental changes. For more mental health programming, visit https://queenslib.org/learnmentalhealth


Jun
23
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Yoga

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Come practice gentle yoga with a certified instructor.


Jun
25
11:00AM

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11:30AM

Cancer Prevention

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come learn basic facts about breast, prostate, cervical, and colorectal cancer prevention and early detection with peer educators from New York Presbyterian Queens. All are welcome.


Jun
27
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Focus on Fitness

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Get started achieving your fitness goals in a supportive environment with a Certified Personal Trainer. This class will teach you simple exercises you can do at home to incorporate into your busy daily life. We will also discuss how to make an exercise plan.


Jul
9
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Zumba Gold

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

This class is perfect for active older adults who are looking for a fun dance workout at lower intensity. Come ready to sweat and leave feeling strong. This class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardio, muscular conditioning, flexibility, and balance!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
10
7:00PM

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8:00PM

Zumba on the Beach

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Looking for a free exercise class and a lot of fun? Try Zumba on the Beach with certified Zumba instructor Maxine at the boardwalk at Beach 17th Street in Far Rockaway.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
16
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Maintaining Healthy Hips and Knees

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Wear and tear on the joints can come from many sources, such as playing sports, congenital problems, or just the normal effects of age. Whatever the reason, joint replacements have become more common as people seek to maintain not only their mobility, but their quality of life. Join one of our top orthopedic surgeons and learn about the latest on joint replacement.


Sep
6
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Moving for Life

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates gentle warm-ups, light aerobics, and targeted strengthening in a way that is fun and enjoyable for all! Workouts can be done seated or standing. You are encouraged to do what is comfortable and modify based on your energy, range of motion, or fitness level. We start where you are, so don’t worry if you haven’t been moving in a while. This program is first-come, first- served and for adults 18 and older.

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

Additional Dates