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Upcoming Programs

Jun
27
5:00PM

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8:00PM

Health Insurance Infomation and Enrollment

Location: Jackson Heights
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.

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

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Jun
27
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.


Jun
29
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 regularly experience reduced levels of stress and increased inner peace and wellbeing. 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.

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Jun
30
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. The instructor is Catherine Gross.

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

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Jul
5
7:00PM

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8:00PM

ZUMBA at Rockaway Beach

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Join certified ZUMBA instructor, Maxine Davis, for a Latin dance-inspired exercise and aerobics class that combines squats and lunges with hip hop, soca, samba, salsa, mambo and merengue moves. This program will take place outside the library at the Beach 17 Street Stage.

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

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Jul
8
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Pediatric Epilepsy: Common Causes and Treatment Options

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

The goal of the session will be understanding what epilepsy is, the common causes in children, and the range of treatment options as well as recent advancements in the field that offer less invasive methods of diagnosis and treatment. The presenter will be Caitlin Hoffman, M.D., Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Pediatric Brain and Spine Center.


Jul
9
11:00AM

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11:45AM

Zumba: Dance for Your Health

Location: Lefferts
Registration: Not required

Certified Zumba instructor, Jill, leads a dance-inspired exercise class that combines squats and lunges with hip hop, soca, 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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Jul
11
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Lower Back and Knee Pain

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come learn the most common causes of low back, leg and knee pain and common treatments. This program will be delivered in English and Spanish. Presenter: Dr. Wensong Li, MD.


Jul
13
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Nutrition for A Healthy Lifestyle

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Suzanne Gerdes, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., will teach seniors with conditions like hypertension and diabetes how to choose healthy foods. Learn how to have a nutritious diet that you can enjoy!

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

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Jul
14
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Corona Community Health and Prevention Series (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

This series is presented in collaboration with AIDS Center of Queens County (ACQC). 6/9: Sexually Transmitted Infections; 7/14: HIV/AIDS; 8/11: Hepatitis C

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

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Jul
16
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Breast Health

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Join Planned Parenthood of New York City’s Community Health Workers for a fun and informative workshop on breast health. During this session, participants will learn basic facts about breast cancer prevention and early detection, and review facts and myths about general breast health. This workshop will be in Spanish.


Jul
18
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Kids Health Talk: What You Need to Know

Location: South Hollis
Registration: Not required

What is good hygiene and how does it relate to good health? Find out at this workshop for kids, presented by Northwell Health.


Jul
18
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Interested in Foster Care or Adoption?

Location: Rochdale Village
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 staff from MercyFirst. All are welcome. Come start the conversation!


Jul
25
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Knee Injuries and Physical Therapy

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come learn everything from basic anatomy to biomechanics of the knee. What are the common knee injuries and what are their usual treatment options? Presenter: Dr. Greg X. Gao, PT., DPT, Dipl.Ac., L.Ac.


Jul
26
1:30PM

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2:30PM

KidFit Obstacle Course

Location: Briarwood
Registration: Not required

Calling all kids ages 6-10! Come jump, squat and help each other conquer obstacles in a supportive team environment. This is your chance to practice goal setting and working with others to accomplish them in a fun and safe environment.

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

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Aug
1
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Guided Meditation

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Guided meditation calms the mind and relaxes the body. Those who practice it regularly experience reduced levels of stress and increased inner peace and wellbeing.
The instructor will help you focus on relaxing your mind and making positive mental changes.


Aug
12
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Arthritis: The Medical Approach to Joint Pain

Location: Bayside
Registration: Not required

Learn about both common and rarer causes of joint pain and what treatment options are available to you for each type. Your presenter will be Tehila Zuckerman, M.D., Chief of the Division of Rheumatology at NewYork Presbyterian/Queens.


Aug
20
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Birth Control Options

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Join Planned Parenthood of New York City’s Community Health Workers for a fun and informative workshop on birth control methods. During this session, participants will learn basic facts about how birth control works and discuss the pros and cons of specific methods. This workshop will be in Spanish.


Sep
1
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
8
5:00PM

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6:00PM

Community Health and Prevention Series (in Spanish)

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

This series is presented in collaboration with AIDS Center of Queens County. All are welcome. 9/8-Cultural consciousness and homophobia; 10/13-Reducing harm and changing behavior; 11/10-Sexuality; 12/8-Negotiating safer sex.

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

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Sep
16
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Sunnyside
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 Tamara at 917 702 4295 or email tmichel@queenslibrary.org to make an appointment to minimize your wait time.


Oct
6
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Stress Management

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

You don’t need to plan an expensive spa weekend in order to ease your stress. It can actually take less time than you think to discover how to begin to unwind. Come learn more!


Oct
7
12:00PM

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2:00PM

Parenting Support

Location: Steinway
Registration: Not required

Jamaica Southeast Queens Healthy Start and Families On The Move of NYC, Inc., present a parenting series covering topics that include: building the parent-child relationship, attention and emotions, and exploring the challenges of parenthood. A roundtrip Metrocard will be provided to those who participate. Childcare is not available at this program. For more information or to preregister, call 646-629-2413.

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

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