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Upcoming Programs

Sep
25
3:00PM

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4:00PM

¿Que es la depresión?

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Sometimes we don’t talk about depression, even though it affects so many of us. Come learn more about this illness from Drs. Vladimir Gasca and Basilisa Canto, Psychiatrists at NYC H&H Elmhurst. This program is IN SPANISH.


Sep
26
1:00PM

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5:00PM

Health Insurance Enrollment and Voter Registration

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Do you need health insurance? Would you like to register to vote? Hispanic Federation can answer your questions or help you with both! 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.

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Sep
26
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Green Your Cuisine: Delicious Tips for Healthy Eating

Location: East Flushing
Registration: Not required

Join us for a food demonstration and education with a certified dietitian who will teach us about how to choose, prepare and cook foods that are both nutritious and delicious. All are welcome.

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

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Sep
27
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Are You Getting Your Benefits?

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Over two million New Yorkers are eligible for SNAP benefits. SNAP stands for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which issues electronic benefits that can be used like cash to purchase food. Stop by the library for a SNAP eligibility screening. If you meet the requirements, get help filling out the application.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
27
1:00PM

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4:00PM

Health Insurance Info and Enrollment

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Do you need healthcare coverage for yourself or your family? Stop by and speak with a health insurance navigator from Callen Lorde Community Health Center to get all of your questions answered. You can even enroll on site if you qualify.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
27
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Sickle Cell Disease 101

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

Did you know sickle cell disease affects millions of people throughout the world? Join us for this educational presentation and discussion on sickle cell disease.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
27
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
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


Sep
28
12:00PM

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3:30PM

Health Insurance Info and Enrollment

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Do you need healthcare coverage for yourself or your family? Stop by and speak with a health insurance navigator from Callen Lorde Community Health Center to get all of your questions answered. You can even enroll on site if you qualify.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
28
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


Sep
28
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
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.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
1
12:00PM

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5:00PM

DACA Renewal and Mental Health Information for DACA Recipients

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Do you have questions about DACA? Volunteer attorneys will be on-site to help eligible DACA recipients complete renewal forms to meet the Oct. 5 deadline. Please bring all necessary documents and paperwork. There will also be bilingual/bicultural Asian American and Pacific Islander mental health providers on-site to provide support or referrals for DACA recipients and their families. Space is limited. To RSVP, or ask questions, please email: communityresponsetaskforce@aabany.org.


Oct
3
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Medicare Basics

Location: Douglaston/Little Neck
Registration: Not required

Healthcare policies can be confusing. Come get the most current information from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. All are welcome. Come get all the information you need!

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

Additional Dates


Oct
3
3:30PM

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4:30PM

Ready, Set, Shop...and Grow

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Join nutritionist from Cohen Children's Medical Center for this hands-on interactive program where children practice "shopping" for a healthy meal after learning about the importance of choosing foods from the five food groups.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
4
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.

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

Additional Dates


Oct
5
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Healthy Homes

Location: Lefferts
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


Oct
5
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Heart Health

Location: East Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

How much do you know about heart disease and high blood pressure? Come get all the information you need from Dr. David Rubinstein, the Director of Cardiology at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst. All are welcome.


Oct
10
1:30PM

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2:30PM

Autumn Health and Safety

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Fall into healthy habits this autumn! From flu prevention to Halloween, learn how to have a safe and healthy autumn season.

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

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Oct
10
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Emergency Response: React Fast

Location: Maspeth
Registration: Not required

Bystanders, or immediate responders with no medical training, can be heroic lifesavers! If you know how to stop severe bleeding, it can make the difference between life and death for an injured person. Learn to help save lives by acting quickly when uncontrolled bleeding injuries result from disasters or even everyday accidents.


Oct
11
2:00PM

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6:00PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: East Flushing
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


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


Oct
17
3:15PM

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4:15PM

Nutrition and Diabetes Prevention

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

There is always a new diet that everyone is talking about, but what should I really be eating if I want to maximize my health? Come get the facts about healthy eating for diabetes prevention at this program, delivered by Dr. Sandhya Malhotra, MD and the team from Global Physicians Network Foundation.


Oct
25
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Health Insurance Info Session

Location: Queens Village
Registration: Not required

Would you like to learn about no-cost Medicaid, options for low-cost health insurance under the Affordable Care Act, or plans for people who are 65+ living with a disability or visual impairment? Come ask questions and get information from the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene so that you have the information you need to enroll for health insurance through the Marketplace. All are welcome.


Nov
1
10:00AM

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12:00PM

Are You Getting Your Benefits?

Location: Fresh Meadows
Registration: Not required

Over 2 million New Yorkers are eligible for SNAP benefits. SNAP stands for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which issues electronic benefits that can be used like cash to purchase food. Stop by the library for a SNAP eligibility screening. If you meet the requirements, get help filling out an application.

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

Additional Dates


Nov
1
5:00PM

--to--

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


Nov
2
2:30PM

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3:30PM

Cancer Screening & Prevention

Location: Mitchell-Linden
Registration: Not required

Come learn what you can do to help prevent breast, prostate and colon cancer. We will review facts and myths about cancer prevention and discuss what screenings are recommended and where you can get them. There will also be plenty of time for Q&A.


Nov
6
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


Nov
7
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Breast Health: Cancer Screening and Prevention

Location: Howard Beach
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 review facts and myths about general breast health. All are welcome.


Nov
9
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Bellyfit Sage™

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Bellyfit Sage™ is perfect for mature women seeking a gentler, more customized form of movement that honors their sensuality, strength and varied levels of ability, without sacrificing the fun factor or the fabulous workout! You'll leave feeling more balanced, more flexible, energized and stronger to the core! All levels welcome. Wear clothing and shoes that are comfortable for exercise and bring water.


Nov
14
9:00AM

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11:30AM

World Diabetes Day

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Diabetes affects many people. 1 in 8 New Yorkers have diabetes, and some don't even know it yet. Come learn more about this illness, ways you can prevent it, and tips to help you manage it from the nutrition team at Community Healthcare Network. Stop by the table near the entrance to do a diabetes risk assessment, gather information, and get all your questions answered by a nutrition expert.


Nov
16
9:00AM

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4:00PM

No Cost Mammograms

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Eligibility:
-Woman aged 40 and older with health insurance
-Woman aged 50 and older without health insurance
-Currently living in New York City
-No mammogram in the past 12 months
No co-pays required and deductibles are waived. Uninsured individuals welcome.
For an Appointment, Call: 1-877-628-9090


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.


Nov
19
12:00PM

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4:00PM

Thinking of Starting or Expanding your Family?

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

If you're pregnant, considering parenthood, or even considering expanding your family, this conference is for you! There are lots of choices to make, but sometimes we don't know what they are until it's time to make them. Come learn from the experts now. All are welcome, so bring your supportive people, too! There will be free information, giveaways, and opportunities to sign up for free classes.


Nov
21
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Understanding Memory Loss

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Come learn about different types of memory loss, possible ways to prevent it, and what to do if you think you may have it.
Presenter: Soo Jung Kim, MSN, ANP, RN, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.


Nov
30
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Are you Pregnant or Planning to Become Pregnant?

Location: Baisley Park
Registration: Not required

Come learn the basics from the experts! Some of the topics covered include: what it means to give birth at a "Baby Friendly Hospital" and how to decide if breastfeeding is for you. Come join the discussion!
Presenter: Ivis Penalver, B.A., IBCLC, Nutritionist and Lactation Consultant at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center.


Dec
1
11:30AM

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12:30PM

Now's the Time! Quit Smoking for Good in 2017!

Location: Howard Beach
Registration: Not required

Learn how to overcome tobacco addiction with the Freedom From Smoking® program and start enjoying the benefits of better health. This 7-week program offers a small group setting where you will learn about topics including:
-Lifestyle changes that make quitting easier
-Medicines that might help you stop smoking
-How to prepare for Quit Day
-Strategies for managing stress and avoiding weight gain
-Developing a new self-image
...and how to stay smoke-free for good!

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

Additional Dates


Dec
5
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Prevent Falls: Make Your Home Safer

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Are you concerned about falling at home? Come learn about changes you can make so your home is safer in order to prevent falls. Changes can be simple or complex. All are welcome.


Dec
9
2:00PM

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3:00PM

The ABCs of Baby Feeding

Location: Cambria Heights
Registration: Not required

Come get all your newborn and baby feeding questions answered here. Have you wondered when to start feeding your baby solids? Which foods first? Is breastfeeding enough? Come join the discussion!
Presenter: Ivis Penalver, B.A., IBCLC, Nutritionist and Lactation Consultant, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center.