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Upcoming Programs

Jul
6
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Southern Queens Cancer Action Council Meeting

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Are you interested in the health of your community? Do you want to help us plan health-related programs and interventions? If so, join us and get involved!


Jul
7
7:00PM

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8:00PM

Zumba on the Beach

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Join us for a free Latin- inspired Zumba class on the grass at Beach 17th in O'Donohue Park! Come dressed for exercise and don't forget your water and sun screen!

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

Additional Dates


Jul
9
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Corona Community Health Series

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

This series is presented in collaboration with ACQC and all are welcome. July 9: Assertive Communication; August 13: Values

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

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Jul
13
6:00PM

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6:45PM

Zumba: Dance for Your Health

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Certified Zumba instructor Lilia Rodriguez teaches these easy-to-follow, Latin dance-inspired fitness classes.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
14
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Lung Health

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

More people in the United States die from lung cancer than from any other type of cancer. It is most treatable when identified in its earliest stages. Find out whether a screening for lung cancer is right for you.


Jul
15
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Exercise Club

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Get started achieving your fitness goals in a supportive environment with personal trainer Jill Ackiron Moses!


Jul
16
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Nutrition 101

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Good nutrition can help you prevent or overcome health challenges. Learn which foods help your body achieve optimal functioning and a higher level of wellness than you may have ever known.


Jul
16
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Nutrition 101

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Good nutrition can help you prevent or overcome health challenges. Learn which foods help your body achieve optimal functioning and a higher level of wellness than you may have ever known.


Jul
16
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Are You Concerned about Diabetes?

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Diabetes affects over 26 million Americans. Family physician Hang Fong Kitty Chan, DO, of Mount Sinai Queens and registered dietician and certified diabetes educator Celia Chu Diep, RD, CDE of Mount Sinai Hospital will explain steps to help you reduce your risk, take control of the disease and navigate challenges in everyday life, such as eating out, exercising and finding a doctor. For more information, call 718-267-4333.


Jul
20
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Healthy Cooking with Spices

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Want to spice up your life? Learn to cook with them!


Jul
22
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Pounds Fitness

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Channel your inner performer and rock your body with this modern-day fusion of movement and music! Teens will drum along to music using weighted drumsticks at this fun-filled workout.

This program is made possible with a generous grant from the Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation.


Jul
23
5:00PM

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5:45PM

Zumba: Dance for Your Health

Location: Arverne
Registration: Not required

Join certified Zumba Instructor Priya Massand for a Latin-inspired dance exercise class.


Jul
27
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Flushing Cancer Action Council Meeting

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Are you interested in discussing the health of your community? Would you like to be part of the conversation as we plan health-related programs and interventions? If so, join us!


Jul
27
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Teen Hygiene for Boys

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

What is good hygiene and how does it relate to good health? Find out at this workshop, for teen guys only!


Jul
28
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Teen Hygiene for Girls

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

What is good hygiene and how does it relate to good health? Find out at this workshop, for girls only!


Jul
29
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Healthy Lifestyle: An Open House and Health Panel Discussion

Location: Queens Library for Teens
Registration: Not required

We are celebrating the Rockaway Summer of Health with a special panel discussing careers, nutrition and fitness. All ages can visit the Teen Center for this “quality of life” experience. Refreshments will be served, and tours of the center will take place throughout the afternoon.


Aug
3
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Guided Meditation to Improve Well-Being

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Guided meditation calms the mind and relaxes the body. People who practice meditation regularly experience reduced levels of stress and increased inner peace and welling. Our instructor will help you focus on relaxing the mind, and making positive mental changes.

This program is made possible with a generous grant from the Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation.


Aug
4
2:00PM

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3:00PM

So You Have Health Insurance, Now What?! (An Introduction to Health Insurance)

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Health insurance is confusing! Come learn the terms and basic information that will help you get the most out of your health insurance. Or, if you don't have health insurance but want to learn more about it, this program is also for you!

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

Additional Dates


Aug
10
3:00PM

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3:45PM

Zumba: Dance for Your Health

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Come join Certified Zumba Instructor, Maxine Davis, in a Latin-inspired dance exercise class. Zumba involves dance and aerobic elements. The choreography incorporates hip-hop, soca, samba, salsa, merengue and mambo. Squats and lunges are also included. Approximately 15 million people take weekly Zumba classes in over 200,000 locations across more than 185 countries.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
11
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Yoga with Jill Ackiron Moses

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Come enjoy the benefits of yoga with instructor Jill Ackiron Moses! Please wear exercise attire. The first 10 participants will receive a free yoga mat!

This program is made possible with a generous grant from the Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
13
6:00PM

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7:45PM

Community Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

This cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) class, designed for the general public, teaches core CPR skills: pushing on the chest (compression), breathing for the victim (ventilation), checking the victim for signs of circulation and calling 911. The instructors are New York State-certified emergency medical technicians who are members of the New York City Fire Department and certified with the American Heart Association.


Aug
19
2:00PM

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3:00PM

How to Start Exercising

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Get started achieving your fitness goals in a supportive environment with personal trainer Jill Ackiron Moses! This program is made possible with a generous grant from the Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation.


Aug
19
3:00PM

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4:00PM

POUNDS Fitness: Cardio Jam Session

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

POUNDS is a full-body cardio jam session that combines light resistance with constant simulated drumming. The 45-minute workout fuses cardio, Pilates, plyometrics, and isometric movements and poses. Burn calories and tone your body while rocking out to your favorite music!


Aug
22
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Blood Drive

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

We need your help! Your blood donation can help save up to three lives, and you will get 2 tickets to a Mets game in return. Donors must bring a valid ID, be age 16-75 and a minimum weight of 110 lbs., eat well and drink fluids before donating, and have no new tattoos for the past 12 months. For questions regarding medical eligibility, call 800-688-0900. To reserve an appointment, call Tamara at 718-990-5197. Walk-ins are also welcome.


Aug
25
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Broadway
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 medications. Call Tamara at 718-990 5197 or email tmichel@queenslibrary.org to make an appointment to minimize your wait time!


Aug
27
12:30PM

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2:00PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Learn about the medications you're taking and why. Get tips on how to remember to take your medications! This program will take place OUTSIDE THE LIBRARY at: Pomonok Senior Center (67-09 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, NY 11367) Pre-registration is strongly suggested to minimize wait time! Call (718) 591- 3377.