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Seniors

Seniors can exercise their mind, body and soul at programs that include everything from physical fitness to senior socials.

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Seniors Events

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Feb 1

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark - Introduction to Acrylic Painting Workshop

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the versatility of the acrylic painting medium while working directly from your still life and figure/portrait photos.
Free!

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Feb 8

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark - Introduction to Acrylic Painting Workshop

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the versatility of the acrylic painting medium while working directly from your still life and figure/portrait photos.
Free!

Monday, February 10, 2020

Feb10

Stretch and Mobility with Jillian

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation CenterQueens

9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.
Stretching and Mobility is a relaxing class that anyone can participate in. Simple yet effective; students will leave class feeling better than they came in. The only equipment needed…
Free!

Feb10

Water Aerobics

at Roy Wilkins Recreation CenterQueens This is an Accessible location

2:45 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Do you have fitness goals? Let’s reach them together. This rhythmic beginners program is designed to increase your total body strength, burn calories and sculpt muscles. Classes…
Free!

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Feb11

Body Sculpting with Jillian

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation CenterQueens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Body sculpting is an exercise class for those looking to step outside the weight room and off of stationary machines while still isolating their muscles. If you are looking to learn…
Free!

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Feb12

Low-Impact Chair Aerobics with Dwayne

at Roy Wilkins Recreation CenterQueens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Are you ready to be challenged while exercising at your own pace? Join Dwayne for a fun-filled hour of Chair Aerobics.
Free!

Feb12

Adult Afternoon Hikes

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the crisp winter weather as we stroll through different Staten Island Greenbelt trails with Greenbelt educators and a naturalist.
Free!

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Feb13

Chair Aerobics with Chris

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation CenterQueens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Enjoy a great workout while sitting, challenging yourself using weights and bands. Great workout for those with limited mobility and those are just starting their fitness journey.
Free!

Friday, February 14, 2020

Feb14

Come and Play Pickleball

at Lost Battalion Hall Recreation CenterQueens This is an Accessible location

10:15 a.m.12:00 p.m.
What is Pickleball you ask? Pickleball is a sport which combines tennis, badminton, ping pong and racquetball. Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in America...
Free!

Feb14

Senior Fitness with Jamaal

at Roy Wilkins Recreation CenterQueens This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
Flexibility, strength, and coordination are at the forefront of this one-hour fitness class.
Free!

Feb14

Black History Month - Movies Under the Stars: Harriet

at Brownsville Recreation Center (in Brownsville Playground)Brooklyn

11:30 a.m.1:45 p.m.
?This powerful biopic centers on Harriet Tubman as she conquers epilepsy, slavery, misogyny, and racism to liberate hundreds of enslaved people.
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb14

Arts, Culture & Fun: Valentine Day Concert with Annette St. John

at Hunts Point Recreation CenterBronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Born and raised in Harlem, vocalist Annette St. John grew up in an artistic family that influenced her musical style: equal parts jazz, blues, standards, and gospel.
Free!

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Feb15

Total Resistance Fitness With Ruth

at Roy Wilkins Recreation CenterQueens This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
Are you ready for Total Resistance Fitness? Using resistance bands, participants will strengthen and tone while listening to various musical tunes.
Free!

Feb15

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark - Introduction to Acrylic Painting Workshop

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Learn about the versatility of the acrylic painting medium while working directly from your still life and figure/portrait photos.
Free!

Feb15

Valentine's Day Dance

at Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation CenterBrooklyn

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Fort Hamilton Senior Center will be hosting a Valentine's Day Social for seniors with dancing, music, and refreshments.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Feb19

Mid-Winter Break Family Programs: Fantastic Flowers

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Participants dissect flowers and learn about the function of each part before creating a floral-inspired suncatcher, to bring color into the home for the winter!

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Kids

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Feb20

Arts, Culture & Fun: Free Concert - Micha Musica!

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval)Bronx

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Mobile Unit and Joe’s Pub collaborates with the amazing band MICHA Musica, led by singer-songwriter Michelle Rodriguez!
Free!

Friday, February 21, 2020

Feb21

Black History Month - Arts, Culture & Fun: Jazz and Swing with the Harlem Swing Dance Society

at Pelham Fritz Recreation Center (in Marcus Garvey Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Join us for a Black History Month special event as we celebrate Harlem’s most famous dance genre with The Lindy Hop. We will start off with a dance lesson and continue with an evening of dancing.
Free!

Must See
Event
Feb21

Arts, Culture & Fun: Free Concert - Micha Musica!

at ARROW Field HouseQueens This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Mobile Unit and Joe’s Pub collaborates with the amazing band MICHA Musica, led by singer-songwriter Michelle Rodriguez!
Free!

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Feb22

Winter Wellness: Root Remedies for Detox & Digestion

at Queens Botanical GardenQueens

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Our Winter Wellness Workshop Series teaches how to make herbal remedies to support wellness and health during the winter season.

Feb22

Black History Month - Arts, Culture & Fun: Concert with Emme Kemp

at Jackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
We will feature acclaimed jazz artist Emme Kemp for the first hour of play followed by open play for those who want to showcase their talents!
Free!

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Feb25

Black History Month - Movies Under the Stars: Harriet

at Red Hook Recreation Center (in Red Hook Recreation Area)Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:15 p.m.
This powerful biopic centers on Harriet Tubman as she conquers epilepsy, slavery, misogyny, and racism to liberate hundreds of enslaved people.
Free!

Must See
Event

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Feb26

Adult Afternoon Hikes

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the crisp winter weather as we stroll through different Staten Island Greenbelt trails with Greenbelt educators and a naturalist.
Free!

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Mar 7

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore abstract and representational styles, and learn about artists that use fabric as a medium.
Free!

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Mar11

Adult Afternoon Hikes

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the crisp winter weather as we stroll through different Staten Island Greenbelt trails with Greenbelt educators and a naturalist.
Free!

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Mar14

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore abstract and representational styles, and learn about artists that use fabric as a medium.
Free!

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Mar21

Arts, Culture & Fun: Make Your Mark

at Hamilton Fish Recreation Center (in Hamilton Fish Park)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Explore abstract and representational styles, and learn about artists that use fabric as a medium.
Free!

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Mar25

Adult Afternoon Hikes

at Greenbelt Nature Center (in Blood Root Valley)Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:30 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Enjoy the crisp winter weather as we stroll through different Staten Island Greenbelt trails with Greenbelt educators and a naturalist.
Free!

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