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RSS - Special Events and New Classes in September

September is a BIG month at RSS! It's Senior Center Month, Balance Awareness Week, Intergenerational Month, and National Grandparents Day! Plus, RSS is a host site for Active Aging Week the last week of September.

Tuesday, Sept 4th
NOTE:  The following classes are cancelled for Tuesday - RSS Walking Club, Mat Yoga with Paula, Meditation with Paula

9:30 AM   Bake Sale
1 PM        Medicare Workshop
 - HIICAP, the Health Insurance Information and Counseling Assistance Program provides current and objective information on Medicare. Medicare Parts A and B, Medicare Advantage plans, Part D, EPIC, and Medicare Savings.

Wednesday, September 5
1PM       MovieI Can Only Imagine
2 PM
      Conversations of Meaning with Rabbi A. Frank at Kinneret Day School. Focus of this conversation will be "If forgetting is part of forgiving - why is Rosh Hashanah called the day of remembrance?"
3PM       QiGong/Tai Chi

Thursday, September 6th
Watercolor class is cancelled for this Thursday
10 AM    Knitting Group1 PM:  Presentation - Rite Aid Presents the Importance of Having Flu, Pneumonia and Shingle Vaccines
1 PM      Presentation: The Importance of Flu, Pneumonia and Shingles Vaccines by Rite Aid Pharmacy
2 PM      Living with Physical Challenges Group

Friday, September 7
11:15       Trip:  Arties Steak & Seafood Restaurant. Registration Required.
3-5 PM   
Artist Exhibit Reception:  Myra Brent

Monday, September 10
10:15 AM    Trip:  Bronx Zoo  Registration Required.
12:30 PM    Duplicate Bridge (materials fee)
1:15 PM      Poetry Class
6 PM           Caregiver Support Group for Adult Children

Tuesday, September 11
Note:  Folk Dancing is cancelled for this Tuesday
10 AM:       Mixed Media Art Class
10:15 AM  Trip: Poe Park Green Market (Reservations required)
11 AM:        Women's Studies:  Madam Trousseau
11:45 AM     9/11 Remembrance
1 PM            Presentation: Native America Flutes with Dorothy Wildhagen
2 PM            Mat Yoga with Paula
3 PM            Meditation with Paula
3 PM            Men's Group

Wednesday September 12
10-12 PM:  Flu Shots - Rite Aid will be administering flu and pneumonia vaccines. You must sign up for these in advance. Bring your Medicare card.
11:15 PM   
Trip: Ridgehill Mall (Registration Required)
1 PM          Won't You Be My Neighbor? (Mr Rogers)

Thursday, September 13
10 AM      Knitting Sale
1 PM        Presentation - How to Read Nutrition Labels 
2 PM        Drawing Class - Watercolor Seashore & Seascapes
2 PM        Yoga for Joint Health
4 PM        Bereavement for Spouses Group

Friday, September 14
10 AM     
Paeleo Therapeutic Exercise
10:15       Trip: Christmas Tree Store (Registration Required)
1 PM         Natural Wellness Workshop with Barbara - "What is Aroma Therapy And How to Use It"
2:15 PM    Music Appreciation - Leonard Bernstein Kaddish

Monday, September 17
11 AM       Women's Support Group
11:15 AM  Aldi Supermarket (Reservation Required)
1:45 PM    Feldenkreis Class - The Feldenkreis Method uses stress-free exercises that allow your brain to help your body. No exerting yourself!
3:30 PM    Community Board 8 Aging Committee Meeting

Tuesday, September 18
9:45 AM    Balance & Strength Based Exercise
11 AM        Belly Dancing

Wednesday, September 19
10 AM     Bridge
1 PM       Caregiver Support Group for Spouses
1 PM       Movie: Tully

Thursday, September 20
10 AM     Watercolor with April Lombardi
11 AM      Exercise for Mobility
1 PM       Presentation - Fall Safety by Right at Home Healthcare - Learn how to prevent falls in your home
2 PM       Drawing Class - Watercolor Seashore & Seascapes (Reservation Required, materials fee)
2 PM       Living with Physical Challenges Group

Friday, September 21
1 PM         
RSS Chorus
2:15 PM     Art Talk:  Braque & Picasso - The Boys of Cubism
3 PM          Tai Chi Gong

Active Aging Week begins! 

RSS is a host site for Active Aging Week. The goal of Active Aging week is to Inspire Wellness!  We invite everyone 50+ to come in for a special week of events.  Enjoy a number of great activities to engage your mind, heart and body!  For each day that you participate in Active Aging Week you will receive a raffle ticket making you eligible for some great prizes. The more you attend the more raffle tickets you'll get!  

Monday, September 24
Focus on Wellness
1 - 3 PM     Wellness Fair - Meet your neighborhood partners in wellness. Learn all the ways these businesses and community organizations support all aspects of our health. Participants include Health Outreach/Allen Hospital, TCR, Riverdale Neighborhood House, FDNY, Kingsbridge Library, and many others!
3 PM         Qi Gong/Tai Chi - Come to the wellness fair and join us for Qi Gong/Tai Chi right after

Tuesday, Sept 25
Focus on the Physical and Social
11 AM        Bliss Fit is a combination of yoga, dancing, stretching and Qi Gong. It combines exercise with breathing exercises and a gratitude practice to help enhance your overall well-being. You can do at any fitness level. AND, IT'S FUN!
Noon         September Birthday Celebrations. Gary Lovett at 1 PM. Reservations required by Wednesday, Sept 19
2 PM         
Mat Yoga with Paula (Bring your own mat!)
3 PM          Meditation with Paula

Wednesday, September 26
Focus on Balance
10 AM       Fall Prevention Presentation & Breakfast
11 AM       Chair Exercise
11:15 AM   Trip: Empire City Casino (Reservation Required)
1 PM          Movie - Murder on the Orient Express

Thursday, September 27
Focus on Nutrition
11 AM      Cake Demonstration by Five Star Premier Residences Chef
1 PM        Nutrition Presentation with Mt. St. Vincent Students
4-6 PM     Nutrition Workshop - Charles A. McCoy, CNH, known as "Plant Hero" will demonstrate and provide information about the health benefits of/and how to prepare smoothies. Samples and free giveaways. The presentation is free. Dinner will be at 5 PM. If you would like to attend dinner, you must register in advance. $2 dinner fee.

Friday, September 28
Focus on Mind, Body & Spirit
10 AM        Brain Games - "Braintainment!"
10:30 AM   Balance & Strength Based Exercise
1 PM          Natural Wellness Workshop with Barbara - Meditation & Aroma Therapy
2:15 PM     Music Appreciation: Scott Joplin
3 PM          Tai Chi Gong