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Upcoming Programs

Jul
25
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Childhood Asthma

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

How do our lungs work? At this interactive program, we will be making our own lungs! We will also learn about asthma, its causes and ways to treat it.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
26
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Health Insurance Information 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.


Jul
26
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Stay Safe: Get the facts

Location: St.Albans
Registration: Not required

Do you know what to do if...
...You think your friend is in danger?
...Someone is making you feel uncomfortable or unsafe?
...You are being bullied?
Come get the answers to these questions and more from Detective Tanya Duhaney of the 113th Precinct, Community Affairs Department of the NYPD. Learn ways that you can help keep your friends and yourself safe. All are welcome.


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Jul
26
5:00PM

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5:45PM

Balsoma: Balance Through Rhythm

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Balsoma is a rhythmic approach to self-exploration through movement and music. It also focuses on body-mind connections as a way of tapping into our internal strength. Please wear shoes and clothing that are comfortable for low-impact physical activity and feel free to bring water.


Jul
27
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Free or Low-Cost Health Insurance for you and your family!

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Do you need health insurance? We can help! We offer in-person assistance:
Medicaid
Child Health Plus
Essential Plan
NY State of Health Qualified Plans
Make an appointment at 212-233-8955 x127 or just walk in.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
27
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


Jul
29
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Rockabye Baby: Safe Sleep

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

Everyone wants to take the best care of their children. Whether you’re a parent, babysitter, or considering having a child, come learn about ways that you can keep your baby safe while they sleep.


Aug
2
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 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.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
3
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Type 1 Diabetes: Get the Facts

Location: Middle Village
Registration: Not required

What is type 1 diabetes? How is it different from more common type 2 diabetes? How is it managed and what resources are available? Whether you or someone you know is affected, or if you just want to learn more, we welcome you to attend this presentation by Jaime A. Giraldo, Ph.D., scientist in the Discovery Research program at JDRF.


Aug
3
6:00PM

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7:30PM

On The Road To Parenthood: For LGBT Individuals Considering Parenthood

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Want to take some steps toward becoming a parent? This meeting offers a safe space to get your questions answered, talk through your concerns, and hear from others who are on the same path.


Aug
14
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Managing Back Pain

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Do you suffer from back pain? Come learn some common causes and possible treatments. Dr. Subhadra Nori, the Regional Director for Rehabilitation Medicine for NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst and Queens, will lead the discussion. All are welcome.


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 dispel myths about breast health. All are welcome.


Aug
21
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Bay Terrace
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/email Tamara at 917 702 4295/tmichel@queenslibrary.org to reserve a spot.

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

Additional Dates


Aug
23
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Demystifying Diabetes

Location: Queens Village
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.


Aug
24
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Anesthesia and You: What to Expect when Having Surgery

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

Dr. Sandhya Malhotra, MD and her colleagues of Global Physicians Network Foundation will discuss what to expect from medical procedures and how to prepare for them to optimize your health before and after surgery.


Sep
6
1:45PM

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2:45PM

Medical Simulation Training to Revolutionize Patient Care

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Dr. Suzanne Bentley, ER physician and Director of the Medical Simulation Center at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, along with Lorraine Boehm, RN, Nurse Educator, will discuss how life-like mannequins are used to train doctors and nurses to treat cardiac arrest, stroke, obstructed airways, and other emergency medical conditions. Participants will also have the opportunity to interact with the mannequins used for training.


Sep
6
5:00PM

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5:45PM

Balsoma: Balance Through Rhythm

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Balsoma is a rhythmic approach to self-exploration through movement and music. It also focuses on body-mind connections as a way of tapping into our internal strength. Please wear shoes and clothing that are comfortable for low-impact physical activity and feel free to bring water.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
7
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Childbirth Education IN SPANISH

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

Llame al 347-571-2792 para registrarse. Conéctese con otras personas embarazadas en nuestra comunidad para compartir, aprender y recibir apoyo.


Sep
7
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Prenatal Group

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Are you pregnant? Come to our 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.

Additional Dates


Sep
7
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
13
1:45PM

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2:45PM

Stroke Prevention

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Did you know that someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds? Come learn what you can do to reduce your risk of stroke from Dr. Rohan Arora, Director of the Stroke Program at LIJ Forest Hills.


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
14
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Healthy Homes

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Come learn from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene about:
Lead poisoning and sources of lead
How to control pests safely and
How to prevent and get rid of bedbugs
All are welcome. For more information, please call 646-632-6023.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
14
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Ask the Pediatrician

Location: Rego Park
Registration: Not required

A lot of children experience trouble sleeping, difficulty with toilet training, or picky eating. Dr. Antwan Haskoor, pediatrician at Northwell Health, will share strategies for approaching and managing these common problems. There will be time for Q&A.


Sep
14
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Emergency Preparedness and Prevention

Location: Sunnyside
Registration: Not required

Everyone wants to keep themselves and their loved ones safe, especially during emergency situations. Come learn about strategies every household should be aware of, like how to prepare a “go bag” in the event of weather or disaster-related emergencies. There will be also be a discussion of common household accidents and injuries, led by Dr. Stuart Kessler, the Chief of Emergency Medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, and Emergency Department physician, Dr. Laura Lavicoli.


Sep
14
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Community CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) Training Class

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

This CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation) class, designed for the general public, teaches the core skills of CPR: pushing on the chest (compressions), breathing for the victim (ventilations), checking the victim for signs of circulation, and calling 911. This class is not for certification. Presented in collaboration with the New York City Fire Department and NYS certified Emergency Medical Technicians. IN SPANISH ONLY!


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.


Sep
19
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Healthy Homes: Focus on Lead

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Come learn about lead poisoning and sources of lead. All are welcome! For more information, please call 646-632-6023.


Sep
28
12:00PM

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8:00PM

Mental Health First Aid Certification Class

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

This 8-hour course will help you to identify signs and symptoms of common mental illnesses and learn how to respond if you see these signs in your colleagues, friends, or loved ones. There are only 35 slots available on a first come, first served basis, so please email vannatour@gmail.com ASAP to register.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
17
2:00PM

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3:00PM

How to Control Pests Safely

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Come and learn about how to create a healthier home by controlling pests safely. All are welcome. For more information, please call 646-632-6023.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
17
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Toddler Learning Center: Ask the Pediatrician

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

We all want our children to develop lifelong habits that promote health and learning. Come learn from pediatricians from Mount Sinai Queens. There will be plenty of time for Q&A.