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Upcoming Programs

Jun
28
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.

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

Additional Dates


Jun
28
6:00PM

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7:00PM

Libertas Center for Human Rights Info Session

Location: Flushing
Registration: Not required

The Libertas Center, located at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, works for the humanitarian needs of survivors of torture and victims of persecution. They provide survivors of torture and human rights violations in the NYC area with medical, mental health, social and legal services to help them regain function and lead healthy, confident, and hopeful lives. Join us to learn more about this organization and related resources. All are welcome.


Jun
29
4:30PM

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7:30PM

Childbirth Education

Location: Elmhurst
Registration: Not required

These two sessions provide education and support for pregnant people and their families. Join us to learn more about preparing for labor, birth and the arrival of your baby. Call today to reserve your seat: 347-571-2792. Connect with other pregnant people in the community to share, learn and support each other.


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Jun
29
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.


Jul
5
11:00AM

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12:00PM

Summer Sizzle: Health, Safety, and You

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Summer is right around the corner! This means warm weather, beaches, mosquitoes and more. With the fun this season brings, there are also many health and safety tips we should know about. Join us at this informative and interactive summer workshop.

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

Additional Dates


Jul
5
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


Jul
6
6:00PM

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7:30PM

Simple Steps for Better Health!

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

Learn how to achieve optimum health by effectively managing, cholesterol, diabetes, hypertension and other medical conditions. Hear from Dr. Khwaja, from Mount Sinai Queens, how simple health screenings and positive lifestyle changes are a powerful prescription for staying in good health. Bilingual Spanish/English Lecture.


Jul
6
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
11
2:00PM

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3:00PM

Childhood Asthma

Location: Central Library
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
12
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


Jul
13
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Demystifying Diabetes

Location: Flushing
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.


Jul
17
10:00AM

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11:00AM

Zumba: Dance for your Health

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Come join us!


Jul
20
1:00PM

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2:00PM

What is Depression?

Location: North Hills
Registration: Not required

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


Jul
24
1:00PM

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2:00PM

Healthy Eating with Diabetes

Location: Bay Terrace
Registration: Not required

According to the American Diabetes Association, more than 9% of the US population has diabetes and 8.1 million of them don't know they have it. Come learn from Dr. Daniel Lorber of NewYork-Presbyterian/Queens what foods are healthy for preventing diabetes, as well as some healthy foods to manage your sugar if you already have diabetes? All are welcome.


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
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 review facts and myths about general 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
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
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
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.