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Upcoming Programs

Sep
3
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Zumba: Dance for Your Health

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

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

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

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Sep
10
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Corona Community Health and Prevention Series (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

This series is presented in collaboration with ACQC. 9/10: Sexually Transmitted Infections; 10/8: HIV/AIDS; 11/12: Hepatitis C

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

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Sep
11
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Moving for Life: Dance Exercise for Cancer Survivors

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Moving for Life is a joyous movement program that combines music and dance to help alleviate side effects associated with cancer treatment and post-treatment, including fatigue, weight changes, lymphedema and joint or bone pain. This program is open to all cancer survivors. Call Tamara at 718-990-5197 for more information. The program will be held at Queens Cancer Center, 82-68 164 Street, Jamaica, in Room A-540.

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

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Sep
14
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


Sep
16
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Diabetes 101

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Learn about diabetes prevention and management at a program presented in collaboration with the Janet and John Raggio Nephrology Institute of North Shore LIJ Health System.


Sep
23
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Circle of Security Parenting Class

Location: South Jamaica
Registration: Not required

The Circle of Security parenting class, provided by Jamaica Southeast Queens Healthy Start, in partnership with Families on the Move of New York City, targets caregivers of children under age 5. The goal of the 8-week course is to help parents increase their awareness of their children’s needs and learn how to respond to them.

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

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Sep
24
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Anesthesia and You: What to Expect When Having Surgery

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Dr. Sandhya Malhotra, of the 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.

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

Additional Dates


Sep
30
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Diabetes 101

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Learn about diabetes prevention and management at a program presented in collaboration with the American Diabetes Association.


Oct
2
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Moving for Life

Location: Glen Oaks
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


Oct
7
10:00AM

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2:00PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Glen Oaks
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.


Oct
7
6:30PM

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7:30PM

A Tale of Two Kidneys

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

This program, presented in collaboration with Northshore LIJ, will help you learn how to prevent and treat chronic kidney disease as well as other common problems, such as diabetes, that can damage kidneys.


Oct
7
7:00PM

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8:30PM

You Can Prevent Diabetes

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

If you are at risk for Type 2 diabetes, you may be eligible for this year-long diabetes prevention program, which provides group and individual support, educational materials, personalized feedback, an introduction to physical activity and other health information. Call Tamara at 718-990-5197 for more information or to preregister. Sessions will take place near Central Library at the First Presbyterian Church in Jamaica.


Oct
13
10:30AM

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11:30AM

Breastfeeding Basics (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Are you considering breastfeeding now or in the future? Mothers, future mothers, partners, family members and friends are encouraged to attend this workshop, which will provide support, build confidence and assist with problems associated with breastfeeding.


Oct
15
12:30PM

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1:30PM

Getting the Most from an Annual Doctor Visit

Location: Woodside
Registration: Not required

Discover the benefits of a healthy relationship with your doctor and learn how you can work together to prevent and manage common health conditions.


Oct
15
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Clinical Trials

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

What are clinical trials, how do they work and why do we need them? This lecture will help you understand the benefits and challenges of clinical research and will highlight important questions to ask your healthcare provider so that you can make informed decisions regarding your health.


Oct
22
6:00PM

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7:00PM

On the Spectrum: Autism and Its Treatments

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

Autism spectrum disorder rates have increased 10-17% annually in recent years, affecting more than 3 million people nationally. Each individual with autism is unique, with his or her own areas of ability and challenge. Attend this program to find out more about the diagnosis, signs and symptoms, and common treatments of autism spectrum disorder.