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Upcoming Programs

Jul
25
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Nutrition for A Healthy Lifestyle

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Suzanne Gerdes, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., 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!


Jul
25
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Knee Injuries and Physical Therapy

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come learn everything from basic anatomy to biomechanics of the knee. What are the common knee injuries and what are their usual treatment options? Presenter: Dr. Greg X. Gao, PT., DPT, Dipl.Ac., L.Ac.


Jul
26
1:30PM

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2:30PM

KidFit Obstacle Course

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Calling all kids ages 6-10! Come jump, squat and help each other conquer obstacles in a supportive team environment. This is your chance to practice goal setting and working with others to accomplish them in a fun and safe environment.

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

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Jul
26
7:00PM

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8:00PM

ZUMBA at Rockaway Beach

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Join certified ZUMBA instructor, Maxine Davis, for a Latin dance-inspired exercise and aerobics class that combines squats and lunges with hip hop, soca, samba, salsa, mambo and merengue moves. This program will take place outside the library at the Beach 17 Street Stage.

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

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Jul
27
12:00PM

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4:00PM

Health Insurance Info and Enrollment

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Need health insurance? Come learn about no-cost Medicaid, options for low-cost insurance under the Affordable Care Act, and get your questions answered. Get information or enroll on site one-on-one with one of Callen Lorde Community
Health Center’s culturally competent insurance navigators.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
27
5:00PM

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5:45PM

Guided Meditation

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Guided meditation calms the mind and relaxes the body. Those who practice it regularly experience reduced levels of stress and increased inner peace and wellbeing. The instructor will help you focus on relaxing your mind and making positive mental changes.


Jul
28
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Moving For Life: Dance Exercise for All

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates dance and qi gong, accompanied by different types of music, to accentuate the body-mind connection. The instructor is Catherine Gross.


Aug
1
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Guided Meditation

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Guided meditation calms the mind and relaxes the body. Those who practice it regularly experience reduced levels of stress and increased inner peace and wellbeing.
The instructor will help you focus on relaxing your mind and making positive mental changes.


Aug
1
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Moving for Life

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates gentle dance and yoga, accompanied by different types of music to accentuate the body-mind connection.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
6
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Zumba: Dance for Your Health

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Certified Zumba instructor, Jill, leads a dance-inspired exercise class that combines squats and lunges with hip hop, soca, salsa, merengue and mambo moves.


Aug
11
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Corona Community Health and Prevention Series (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

This series is presented in collaboration with AIDS Center of Queens County (ACQC). 6/9: Sexually Transmitted Infections; 7/14: HIV/AIDS; 8/11: Hepatitis C


Aug
12
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Arthritis: The Medical Approach to Joint Pain

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Learn about both common and rarer causes of joint pain and what treatment options are available to you for each type. Your presenter will be Tehila Zuckerman, M.D., Chief of the Division of Rheumatology at NewYork Presbyterian/Queens.


Aug
20
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Birth Control Options

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Join Planned Parenthood of New York City’s Community Health Workers for a fun and informative workshop on birth control methods. During this session, participants will learn basic facts about how birth control works and discuss the pros and cons of specific methods. This workshop will be in Spanish.


Aug
31
5:00PM

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5:45PM

Guided Meditation

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Guided meditation calms the mind and relaxes the body. Those who practice it regularly experience reduced levels of stress and increased inner peace and wellbeing.
The instructor will help you focus on relaxing your mind and making positive mental changes.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
1
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Moving For Life: Dance Exercise for All

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates dance and Qi Gong, accompanied by different types of music to accentuate the body-mind connection.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
2
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Vaccines 101

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

It’s important that your children get all of the Department of Health recommended vaccines. Come get your questions answered and learn how you can keep your child protected! This workshop will be in Spanish.


Sep
8
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Community Health and Prevention Series (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

This series is presented in collaboration with AIDS Center of Queens County. All are welcome. 9/8-Cultural consciousness and homophobia; 10/13-Reducing harm and changing behavior; 11/10-Sexuality; 12/8-Negotiating safer sex.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
9
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Cancer Prevention: How Can You Reduce Your Risk?

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Even though more people than ever before lead full lives after cancer treatment, it can still be hard to talk about cancer--even with the people you love. Come learn from Dr. PaulAnn D. Green about how cancer screening increases the chances of detecting certain cancers early, when they are most likely to be curable. You will also find out more about factors that may affect your risk for cancer, and some things you can do that may help protect you and your family.


Sep
14
4:30PM

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6:00PM

Prenatal Classes: Getting Ready for Your New Baby

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Pregnancy can be a joyful but overwhelming time. Come learn about important topics, like bonding with your baby, taking care of yourself, your baby’s development, labor and delivery and more! Classes are free and there will be giveaways at each class! All expectant mothers are welcome. The series will end with a baby shower! Space is limited to the first 30 people. Call/text (917) 702 - 4295 or email tmichel@queenslibrary.org for more information or to reserve a seat.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
16
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Bring your prescriptions, vitamins, over-the-counter medicines, herbal supplements and a list of your questions to ask the pharmacist. Learn what medications you are taking and why and get tips on how to remember to take your medicines. Call Tamara at 917 702 4295 or email tmichel@queenslibrary.org to make an appointment to minimize your wait time.


Sep
21
3:00PM

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4:00PM

The Impact of Hearing Loss

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

A Doctor of Audiology will discuss hearing loss and the impact it has on one's quality of life. This lecture will cover different levels of hearing loss and outline the differences between an impairment and a disability.


Sep
21
4:00PM

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5:00PM

When You Have A Crush...

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Interested in someone? Learn how to flirt in ways that are healthy and fun and what behaviors to avoid so no one feels uncomfortable or annoyed. We'll teach you the ingredients that make for happy, healthy friendships, relationships, and everything in between!


Sep
21
7:00PM

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8:00PM

Give the Best Care

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

When you’re a caregiver, you’re on-call around the clock! Come get tips and learn about available resources so that you can give your loved one the very best care. This program is in collaboration with Care NYC and is presented by Elizabeth Daniele, MSW, Caregivers Support Specialist.


Sep
22
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Teen Vaccines

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

As our children grow up, they still need vaccines. The science around vaccines continues to improve, so the vaccination guidelines change too. Come learn which shots teenagers need and why. This workshop will be in Spanish.


Sep
26
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Blood Pressure Screening

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

The Addabbo Family Health Center will be offering free blood pressure screenings for adults. No appointment necessary. Just stop by!


Sep
27
1:30PM

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3:00PM

How's Your Hearing?

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

A Doctor of Audiology will give you a free, quick and easy hearing screening. All are welcome. This is a component of Queens Library's annual Older Adult Day.


Sep
29
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Nutrition & Healthy Eating

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This family-friendly workshop will help you to gain a better understanding of the human body and learn ways to stay healthy and prevent common illnesses like diabetes while participating in fun activities and discussion. Presenter: Dr. Sandhya Malhotra, MD, and the GPNF Team.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
29
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Birth Control Options

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join Planned Parenthood of New York City’s Community Health Workers for a fun and informative workshop on birth control methods. During this session, participants
will learn basic facts about how birth control works and discuss the pros and cons of specific methods. This workshop will be in Spanish.


Oct
3
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Interested in Foster Care or Adoption?

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Come learn more about what it means to be a foster or adoptive parent. What’s the process? What’s the commitment? Come get all your questions answered by experts from MercyFirst. All are welcome. Come start the conversation!


Oct
6
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Prevent Flu

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Did you know that the flu is different from a cold? It’s a contagious illness that is caused by different flu viruses. Come learn important ways to keep yourself and your family safe and healthy this flu season. This workshop will be in Spanish.


Oct
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Stress Management

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

You don’t need to plan an expensive spa weekend in order to ease your stress. It can actually take less time than you think to discover how to begin to unwind. Come learn more!


Oct
7
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Parenting Support

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Jamaica Southeast Queens Healthy Start and Families On The Move of NYC, Inc., present a parenting series covering topics that include: building the parent-child relationship, attention and emotions, and exploring the challenges of parenthood. A roundtrip Metrocard will be provided to those who participate. Childcare is not available at this program. For more information or to preregister, call 646-629-2413.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
13
4:00PM

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6:00PM

Breast Health

Location: Long Island City
Registration: Not required

Join Planned Parenthood of New York City’s Community Health Workers for a fun and informative workshop on breast health. During this session, participants will learn basic facts about breast cancer prevention and early detection, and review facts and myths about general breast health. This workshop will be in Spanish.


Oct
14
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Understanding Anxiety

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. It helps us prepare for important events and warns us when we need to take action. But, when anxiety is overwhelming and disabling, it might be an anxiety disorder. Come learn more.


Oct
18
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Changes in Your Diet That Can Improve Your Health

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

With our hurried lifestyles, healthy eating is sometimes the last thing on our minds. Our registered dietician will offer healthy tips, ideas, and recipes from that will make healthy eating seem like second nature!
Presenter: Marie Keogh MPH, RD, CDN


Oct
20
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Healthy AND Delicious!?

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

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

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

Additional Dates


Oct
26
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Hearing Aids: Set Realistic Expectations

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

The Doctor of Audiology will discuss when it might be appropriate to use hearing aids. More specifically, this lecture will outline what one might expect when trying hearing aids for the first time.


Oct
27
3:00PM

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4:30PM

Health & Hygiene

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This family-friendly workshop will help you to gain a better understanding of the human body and learn ways to stay healthy and prevent infections. Come learn what it means to have good hygiene while participating in fun activities and discussion. Presenter: Dr. Sandhya Malhotra, MD, and the GPNF Team.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
3
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. This workshop will be in Spanish.


Nov
7
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Moving For Life: Dance Exercise for All

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life incorporates gentle dance and yoga, accompanied by different types of music to accentuate the body-mind connection.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
17
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 at this program. This workshop will be in Spanish.


Dec
1
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Healthy Living

Location: Corona
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 at this program. This workshop will be in Spanish.


Dec
8
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Holiday Stress: Unwrap Peace for the Holidays

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This program will present easy-to-implement suggestions to help navigate holiday stress and discover opportunities for holiday cheer. When stress becomes DISTRESS it does not take long before our bodies and minds feel the effects. In this hands-on, practical talk, Ingrid Hardin, LMSW, will address stress assessment, management and prevention. Discover the powerful relationship between stress management and self-care, which will help you live a life that promotes ongoing wellness.


Dec
9
2:00PM

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4:00PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Bring your prescriptions, vitamins, over-the-counter medicines, herbal supplements and a list of your questions to ask the pharmacist. Learn what medications you are taking and why and get tips on how to remember to take your medicines. Call/text Tamara at 917 702 4295 or email tmichel@queenslibrary.org to make an appointment to minimize your wait time.