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New Americans Program

Nov
28
4:45PM

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6:45PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

If you suffer from anxiety, fear, obsessions, anger, stress or depression, we invite you to attend our free meetings. Recovery International provides a safe and confidential place to get help coping with these issues. All are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
1
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Ballroom Dancing with Jing Chen

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Jing Chen studied ballroom dance at the school founded by internationally acclaimed dancers Mr. and Mrs. Lu Ming Da. Mr. Chen is a skilled instructor who will give lessons in ballroom basics for beginners and offer training for more advanced students.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
2
5:30PM

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6:30PM

ShapeUp NYC: Dance Aerobics for Adults

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This class will keep you fit and build your muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories. Instructor: Angela Mendez. Space is limited. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

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Dec
4
11:00AM

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1:00PM

SNAP Benefits

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Find out if you qualify for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, formally known as Food Stamps, and get help applying. Call AARP, a SNAP funder, at 855-850-2525 to make an appointment to speak with a SNAP adviser at this outreach event. Walk-ins are also welcome.


Dec
4
2:30PM

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4:30PM

Recovery International

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

If you suffer from anxiety, fear, obsessions, anger, stress or depression, we invite you to attend our free meetings. Recovery International provides a safe and confidential place to get help coping with these issues. All are welcome.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
11
5:00PM

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6:30PM

Queens Stamp Club

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Philatelists meet to discuss their hobby.


Dec
13
10:15AM

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12:00PM

Fresh Meadows Poets

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Local poets meet to discuss and critique their work.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
16
2:00PM

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5:00PM

Driving Class

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

This AARP class is recommended for seniors who wish to reduce their insurance rates.

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

Additional Dates


Dec
20
12:00PM

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2:15PM

Foundation for Fighting Blindness

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

The group meets monthly to share information and support.


Dec
20
2:30PM

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3:45PM

Popular and Beautiful Songs from Around the World

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Some of the most popular and beautiful songs from around the world, sung in their original language, take center stage in this performance by Galina Gergel and Eduard Nisimov. Hear memorable selections such as “Bésame Mucho,” “O Sole Mio,” “America the Beautiful,” “Ochi Chornye,” “Jerusalem of Gold,” “Tum Balalaika” and more.


Dec
22
3:00PM

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4:00PM

New York Cares Meeting

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

The volunteer organization New York Cares will hold a meeting to recruit new volunteers.


Jan
5
6:30PM

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7:30PM

Ballroom Dancing with Jing Chen

Location: Forest Hills
Registration: Not required

Jing Chen studied ballroom dance at the school founded by internationally acclaimed dancers Mr. and Mrs. Lu Ming Da. Mr. Chen is a skilled instructor who will give lessons in ballroom basics for beginners and offer training for more advanced students.

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

Additional Dates


Collections

Most of our international language collections include books, periodicals, CDs, CD-ROMs and videos. Check out our romances, computer books, cookbooks, biographies, best-sellers, martial arts novels, parenting books and much more!


Resource Guides

Find multicultural web sites, English classes, citizenship classes, immigrant-serving agencies, demographics and more.


Cultural Programs

New Americans Program offers Cultural Arts programs celebrating the arts and literature of ethnic groups in Queens communities. Programs are presented in the Central Library and in community libraries. Offerings include music, dance, drama performances, bilingual poetry and storytelling. Cultural arts programs are bilingual in English and the language of the culture being showcased.


Coping Skills

New Americans Program offers Copings Skills workshops: lectures and workshops to help immigrants adjust to life in America presented in selected community libraries as well as the Central Library. Programs are presented in English and in the major immigrant languages of Queens by lawyers, teachers, counselors and other professionals. Topics presented include immigration law, becoming a citizen, tenants rights, career planning, starting a business, parenting, education and health.