City Island Center offers activities this holiday season

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The holiday season is fast approaching so why not stop by PSS City Island Center for some holiday cheer and check out the many exciting activities we have to offer. The center is located at 116 City Island Ave.; our hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Experience our exercise classes from gentle yoga stretch, balance class, arthritis workshop and tai chi as well as our vigorous cardio fit and Broadway Dance both in-person and on Zoom. We also offer acrylic painting, health presentations, blood pressure monitoring, trivia, technology training classes on tablets and smartphones, singing group and salsa dancing. Our part-time social worker is available on Wednesdays and Thursdays by appointment to help with benefits and entitlements such as Meals-on-Wheels, SNAP, Access-A-Ride, SCRIE and Medicare/Medicaid. We have volunteers who are ready to call you through our telephone reassurance program which provides older adults who live alone, or are temporarily alone and have limited ability to leave their homes with regularly scheduled telephone calls. Lunch is served from 12-1 p.m., suggested donation is $2. We go on daily shopping trips every day; i.e., Shop Rite, Dollar Tree, Target, Aldi, Trader Joes as well as special trips, special luncheons and more. It’s free to become a member but you must be 60 years or above.

Special Events:

-Overview of Consumer and Worker Protection, Wednesday, Dec. 7 at 12:30 p.m.

-Holiday Blues, VNS Health, Thursday, Dec. 8 at 12:45 p.m.

-Winter Singing Group with Napat: Friday, Dec. 2 & 16 at 1:15 p.m. (also on Zoom).

For additional information, contact Susan at (718) 885-0727 or email [email protected] for our monthly calendar.

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