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Upcoming Programs

Mar
30
1:00PM

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2:30PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Rochdale Village
Registration: Not required

Learn what medications you are taking and why, and get tips on how to remember to take them. Bring a list of your questions and the bottles to all your prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements and talk for free with a pharmacist. Preregistration is suggested to minimize wait time; call Tamara at 718-990-5197. This program will be held at Rochdale Village Senior Center, 169-65 137 Avenue, Jamaica.


Mar
30
2:00PM

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3:30PM

"Pain in the Butt:" A Conversation about Cancer with Those Who Know It Best

Location: Windsor Park
Registration: Not required

Cancer survivors have unique stories of setbacks and triumphs from which others can draw strength. Chander S. Iyer, author of "Pain in the Butt: Overcoming Rectal Cancer – A Patient’s Diary," will facilitate a conversation on healing with cancer survivors. This is not a medical program, but an opportunity to grow through stories of encouragement in a powerful fight with a formidable adversary.


Mar
31
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Zumba: Dance for Your Health

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

Certified Zumba instructor Maxine Davis teaches this easy-to-follow Latin dance-inspired fitness routine at PS 104Q, 26-01 Mott Avenue, Far Rockaway.

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

Additional Dates


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Apr
2
4:00PM

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5:00PM

Have a Good Night’s Sleep

Location: Broad Channel
Registration: Not required

Learn the tips and tricks to get your eight hours every night!


Apr
6
4:45PM

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5:45PM

Pounds Fitness

Location: Far Rockaway
Registration: Not required

This modern-day fusion of movement and music lets you channel your inner performer and rock your body. Drum along to music using weighted drumsticks for a fun-filled workout!

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

Additional Dates


Apr
17
4:00PM

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5:30PM

Healthy Eating Habits for Home

Location: Broadway
Registration: Not required

Healthy at-home eating doesn't have to mean following a strict set of rules or giving up your favorite foods. It's about making commonsense choices, which you can learn about at this lecture.


Apr
20
12:00PM

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1:30PM

A Tale of Two Kidneys

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Did you know that hypertension and diabetes can contribute to kidney disease, and that kidney disease often goes undetected until it is advanced? Find out about risk factors and how to prevent or slow the progression of kidney disease at this program presented by the Janet and John Raggio Nephrology Institute of North Shore LIJ Health System Foundation.


Apr
20
5:30PM

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6:30PM

Healthy Cooking with Spices

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Spice up your life learning how to cook delicious and healthy food with spices! Participants are welcome to sample the food prepared. Queens Library is not responsible for any allergic reactions or illnesses as a result of participation.

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

Additional Dates


Apr
23
2:00PM

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3:30PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Pomonok
Registration: Not required

Gather your prescriptions, vitamins, over-the-counter medicines and herbal supplements and bring a list of your questions to ask the pharmacist. Preregister at the Reference Desk, call 718-990-5197 or email tmichel@queenslibrary.org to make an appointment to minimize your wait time.


Apr
23
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Smoking: Everyone Loves a Quitter

Location: Peninsula
Registration: Not required

Although giving up smoking can be a challenging experience, people do it every day. Get tips on how to quit it at this program, presented by the Rockaway Wellness Partnership Program.


Apr
23
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Harm Reduction and Behavior Change

Location: Corona
Registration: Not required

Program is presented IN SPANISH in collaboration with ACQC. All are welcome.


Apr
29
1:00PM

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3:00PM

Ask the Pharmacist

Location: Glen Oaks
Registration: Not required

Gather all your prescriptions, vitamins, over-the-counter medicines and herbal supplements and bring a list of your questions to ask the pharmacist. Preregister at the Reference Desk, call 718-990-5197 or email tmichel@queenslibrary.org to make an appointment to minimize your wait time.


Apr
30
3:00PM

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4:00PM

Smoking: Everyone Loves a Quitter

Location: Seaside
Registration: Not required

Although giving up smoking can be a challenging experience, people do it every day. Get tips on how to quit it at this program, presented by the Rockaway Wellness Partnership Program.


May
4
12:00PM

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1:00PM

Alzheimer's Disease

Location: Central Library
Registration: Not required

Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other intellectual disabilities serious enough to interfere with daily life. Learn about the symptoms of and treatments for these diseases in a program presented by the Alzheimer's Association.