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Upcoming Programs

Dec
12
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Moms' Group

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Do you have questions about breastfeeding, pumping, weaning, or nutrition in general? What about potty training? No topic is off limits! Come and get all your questions answered in this informal group! This program will be in Spanish.


Dec
12
12:00PM

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1:00PM

What is Depression?

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

This program will discuss what is and what is not meant by clinical depression. Come and learn about signs and symptoms of depression, and ways it might be treated.


Dec
12
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Zika Virus 101

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

The Zika Virus has been all over the news headlines. How does Zika Virus impact New Yorkers? What ways is it spread and how can we protect ourselves? Why be concerned about Zika Virus during the winter? For the answers to these questions and more, join us for this informative health program.

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Dec
12
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. Instructor: Catherine Gross

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Dec
13
2:00PM

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5:30PM

Health Insurance Info and Enrollment

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Do you need healthcare coverage for yourself or your family? Would you like to learn about the Affordable Care Act and public or private healthcare coverage? Come ask questions or get assistance enrolling for health insurance through the marketplace.

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Dec
14
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Zumba

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Certified Zumba Instructor, Maxine Davis, leads a Latin dance-inspired class that combines squats and lunges with hip hop, samba, salsa and merengue moves. This class is held at PS 104 (2601 Mott Ave, Far Rockaway, NY 11691).

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Dec
15
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Health Insurance Info and Enrollment

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Do you need healthcare coverage for yourself or your family? Would you like to learn about the Affordable Care Act and public or private healthcare coverage? Come ask questions or get assistance enrolling for health insurance through the Marketplace. For more information, contact South Asian Council for Social Services at (718) 321 – 7929 or email sacss@sacssny.org.

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

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Dec
15
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Health Insurance Info and Enrollment

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Do you need healthcare coverage for yourself or your family? Would you like to learn about the Affordable Care Act and public or private healthcare coverage? Come ask questions or get assistance enrolling for health insurance through the Marketplace. For more information, contact South Asian Council for Social Services at (718) 321 – 7929 or email sacss@sacssny.org.

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

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Dec
15
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.


Dec
17
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Sexual and Reproductive Wellness

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Join Planned Parenthood of New York City’s Community Health Workers for a workshop on sexual and reproductive wellness. Participants will learn what happens in a gynecological exam, how to make an appointment for this exam, and what they can do in advance to prepare for it. This workshop will be facilitated in Spanish.


Jan
4
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Live Online Lunch Lecture: Demystify Diabetes

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

We always hear about diabetes, but what is it really? What does it do to our bodies? Why do so many people have it? How can you manage it better? Learn all this and more from Queens Library's Community Health Educator. This program will only be available online. Space is limited, so email Fiona at fharvey@queenslibrary.org for more information or to register now!


Jan
4
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.

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Jan
5
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Demystifying Diabetes

Location: Astoria
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.

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Jan
11
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.

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Jan
12
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Let's Move!

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Let's Move! Come join the program inspired by Former First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign. In the United States, childhood obesity rates have tripled. The “Let’s Move!” initiative aims to reduce obesity and prolong life for Americans. Come learn about the “Let’s Move!” program, the benefits of physical activity for heart health, and enjoy an energizing low impact Zumba workout with certified instructor, Fiona Harvey!

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Jan
14
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Interested in Foster Care or Adoption?

Location: Laurelton
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 an expert from MercyFirst. All are welcome. Come start the conversation.

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Jan
14
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Prenatal Classes: Getting Ready for Your New Baby

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

You're having a baby! This can be a joyful but overwhelming time. Come learn about important topics, like bonding with your baby, how to take care of yourself while you're pregnant, your baby's development, getting ready for labor and delivery and more! Email Tamara at tmichel@queenslibrary.org for more information or to reserve a seat.

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Jan
20
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Bring your prescriptions, vitamins, over-the-counter medicines, herbal supplements, and a list of your questions to ask the pharmacist from St. John's University. Understand what kinds of medications you're taking and get tips to help you remember to take them.

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Jan
21
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters

Location: Rosedale
Registration: Not required

Learn the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer's disease, hear from people who have the disease, and find out how to recognize the signs in yourself and others. This program is in collaboration with the Alzheimer's Assocation.

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Jan
26
5:30PM

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6:30PM

A New Year Resolution: Take Control of Your Health

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Learn how to achieve optimum health by effectively managing cholesterol, diabetes, hypertension and other medical conditions. Hear from Dr. Janson how simple health screenings and positive lifestyle changes/choices are a powerful prescription for staying in good health. When it comes to food, we want to help you make healthy choices without giving up foods you love!


Jan
27
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Healthy Living for your Brain and Body: Tips from the Latest Research

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join this program, delivered by the Alzheimer's Association, to learn about the latest research. This program will help you gain insights into lifestyle choices that may help keep your brain and body healthy as you age, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

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Feb
4
10:30AM

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12:30PM

Special Education Advocacy Services

Location: Court Square
Registration: Not required

ManyBabies NYC is a family resource nonprofit organization for children with special needs that offers free special education advocacy services to the community. Come learn more about how you can get one to one advocacy support, help understanding the IEP document, and support at your child’s mediation and/or IEP meetings.

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Feb
4
2:00PM

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4:30PM

Gentrification: Meditations on Home and Why Place Matters

Location: Langston Hughes
Registration: Not required

Our neighborhoods are changing every second—for better or worse. How does this affect us, our families, our communities and our health? How do we handle realities like segregation, violence and rebuilding in 2017? How can we repair and reconnect what has been fractured and rally around what is beautiful? Come hear from our distinguished panel of speakers.


Feb
7
7:00PM

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8:00PM

Love Your Heart!

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

LIJ Medical Center will be offering free education and blood pressure screenings for adults. No appointment necessary. Just stop by.

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Feb
8
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Common GI Problems and Treatments

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Come hear from a medical doctor about common stomach and digestive issues, including acid reflux, heartburn and constipation, as well as ways that you can help keep your gastrointestinal tract healthy. All are welcome!


Feb
13
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Breaking Up is Hard to Do

Location: Laurelton
Registration: Not required

Recovering from a breakup is hard too! Come hear from Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Renisher Roberts, about how to move on from heartbreak and healthy ways to explore singlehood.


Feb
15
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Broken Heart Week: Balsoma - Balance Through Rhythm

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

A rhythmic approach to self-exploration through movement and music.  Sometimes we can lose ourselves in relationships.  This class is a great opportunity to tap into our internal strength and reconsider who we are and what we want for ourselves. 


Feb
15
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Broken Heart Week: Zumba

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

It’s the day after Valentine’s Day.  Feeling down, or just want to get your mind off things?  Come dance your heart out to Certified Zumba Instructor, Maxine Davis’s heartbreak mix.  Join us for a Latin dance-inspired class that combines squats and lunges with hip hop, samba, salsa and merengue moves.


Feb
16
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Let’s Move!: Broken Heart Week Edition

Location: Woodhaven
Registration: Not required

Whether you have experienced a heartbreak or are just ready to shake off any stress, come learn about the “Let’s Move!” program, the benefits of physical activity for cardiovascular health, and enjoy an energizing Zumba workout with certified instructor, Fiona Harvey! You won’t want to miss this amazing playlist which includes upbeat love and empowerment songs. Sneakers and comfortable clothing required.


Feb
16
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Broken Heart Week: The Sweet Taste of Heartbreak

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Have you ever wondered why chocolate and ice cream taste so good when you’re upset?  You have probably heard of “comfort food”, but did you know that there’s a biological connection between our feelings, stress and the foods we crave?  Come join Simone Harounian, MS, RD, CDN, CDE, to learn about this powerful relationship, as well as some tips to make healthier choices…even when you’re sad.


Feb
18
3:00PM

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4:00PM

The Science of a Broken Heart

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

If you’ve ever had your heart broken, then you know heartbreak is very real.  Come learn from a doctor what is happening when you’re going through a powerfully emotional experience like a heartbreak.


Feb
28
4:00PM

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5:00PM

I Don’t Want to be a Guinea Pig: Understanding Clinical Trials

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Join Northwell Health Cancer Institute experts as they shed light on the benefits of research and debunk myths about clinical trials.


Apr
5
10:00AM

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11:30AM

How's Your Hearing?

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

A Doctor of Audiology from St. John's University will give you a free, quick and easy hearing screening.


Apr
13
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Community CPR Training Class

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

This CPR 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. (Not for certification).


Apr
15
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Gentle Yoga

Location: Whitestone
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. You can also sit in a chair if it’s difficult for you to get down on the floor…or back up. This class will provide a welcoming environment for all.

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