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2019

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
2:00 pm3:00 pm
RSS, 2600 Netherland Avenue, Bronx NY 10463
Engaging Locally - AARP Free Community Workshop

AARP is presenting a FREE community workshop at RSS. AARP is the nation’s largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to empowering people to choose how they live as they age. We work to strengthen communities and advocate for what matters
most to families—with a focus on health security, financial stability, and personal fulfillment. At AARP we also take pride in finding ways to make NYC a better place to live, work and play. Come find out about who we are, what we do, and how you can get involved!

Thursday, September 19, 2019
9:00 am4:00 pm
Let us know if you wil be coming to the afternoon workshops. There is no cost for the workshops. You do not need to register for the morning presentations.
Alternative Medicine Day

10-11:30 AM
Plant Hero - "Raw vs. Cooked Food
YOU DO NOT NEED TO REGISTER FOR THE MORNING

1 - 4 PM
Overview of Alternative Wellness
2 PM: Workshops on homeopathy, acupressure, aromatherapy, reflexology
PLEASE REGISTER IF YOU WANT TO ATTEND THE AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS. Everyone will attend all 4 workshops.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
4:00 pm5:30 pm
RSS, 2600 Netherland Avenue, Bronx NY 10463
Job Search in the Digital Age

AARP is presenting a FREE community workshop at RSS. Whether you’re making a career change by choice or necessity, this workshop is designed to help you make a smooth transition. In this session you’ll learn:

· How job search engines can help you find jobs online and boost your digital presence;
· Resume tips and how to age-proof your resume
· How keywords can help your resume get noticed
· Tips for online networking through LinkedIn

Walk-Ins Welcome. Registration ensures that you have a spot! You can register:
* In person at RSS
* By calling 718.884.5900
* By using the registration form on this page

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
10:00 am12:00 pm
RSS, 2600 Netherland Avenue. Bronx NY 10463
Flu Shot Clinic at RSS

Flu shots administered by Riverdale Specialty pharmacy for those 60+. You must bring your Medicare card with you. There is no out-of-pocket cost for the shots.

Questions? Call 718.884.5900

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
6:00 pm7:30 pm
RSS, 2600 Netherland Avenue, Bronx NY 10463
Living Longer, Living Smarter: Finances AARP Free Community Workshop

Living Longer, Living Smarter: Finances

AARP is presenting a FREE community workshop at RSS. Living Longer, Living Smarter is about preparing for the future. None of us can predict for sure what tomorrow might bring. That’s why it is important to plan — decide what you want, create a plan to get there, and share it with those who need to know. This session focuses on the cost of long-term care and how long you will need it, help you understand what costs may or may not be covered by government programs, and explore private financing strategies. You also will identify resources that can help you create your long-term care plan.

Walk-Ins Welcome. Registration ensures that you have a spot! You can register:
* In person at RSS
* By calling 718.884.5900
* By using the registration form on this page

Thursday, October 10, 2019
4:45 pm7:00 pm
RSS, 2600 Netherland Avenue, Bronx NY 10463
Ageless Living Through Art - A Women's Circle Event

New Yorkers Faith Ringgold and Alice Neel exemplify ageless living through their art practices. Both are also included in an exhibit at Gracie Mansion to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment granting women the right to vote. Come hear about them from artist and instructor April Lombardi at a relaxed and informative lecture and dinner (wine included!).

There is a $5 suggested donation for dinner. If you are NOT planning to have dinner and only going for the lecture please call the office at 718.884.5900 and register there.

You can register right here online, in the RSS office or call 718.884.5900. You can also register directly in the office.

Thursday, October 24, 2019
9:00 am3:00 pm
International Day at RSS

RSS is a multi-"national” center, where many members originated from all over the world. We celebrate our differences here at RSS!

We chose October 24th as the day for International Day because it marks the day when the UN Charter was ratified in1945. The UN was envisioned as a way to unite diverse peoples to coexist peacefully with each other on this planet, Earth. Celebrating United Nations Day on October 24th every year is in recognition of the UN's success in helping to prevent another global war since its creation seventy-four years ago.

RSS asks all members to participate in our celebration of INTERNATIONAL DAY AT RSS on October 24, 2019. There will be an international flavor to our luncheon. We will have an International Dessert Bar, and displaying cultural items from diverse cultures, presenting international songs and dances, and a global fashion show where members will wear their own or “adopted” native costumes.

COME ONE, COME ALL !!! LET US CELEBRATE !!!

Sunday, November 3, 2019
10:00 am3:00 pm
RSS Center - 2600 Netherland Avenue, Bronx NY 10463
Fall Bash!

A great day to have fun and celebrate Fall! The day includes bargains on collectibles, knitted goods, jewelry and more! There will also be live music, great food including lunch and a dessert bar. Photo booth and a magic will also be part of the day. Discounted parking available. We hope everyone in the neighborhood can come!

Win a great prize at our giant raffle. Prizes include 43" SMART TV, $200 gift certificate and many more prizes. You do not have to be there to receive your prize. To order raffle tickets go to https://rssny.org/fall-bash-raffle-tickets/page.html

Sunday, November 17, 2019
5:00 pm7:30 pm
Location will Be Sent to Confirmed Attendees
An Evening with Dan Abrams

Limited Seating Available!

You know him as the Chief Legal Affairs correspondent for ABC News. You know him as the host of PD Live! He is also the author of several books including his most recent book, Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense: The Courtroom Battle to Save His Legacy.

Dan will talk about his book, his impressions of Teddy Roosevelt and why Dan believes that Roosevelt is both similar and different from our current president. He'll also talk about today's political situation, his media career including PD Live! and there will be a Q&A session. A copy of his book Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense will be included in the ticket price for the event.

Includes cocktail reception and Q&A session with Dan Abrams
Tickets: $125 includes a copy of Dan's most recent book Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense.

You can also call 718.884.5900 x29 for tickets and questions.

All tickets are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law, and the proceeds go directly to help support RSS, a nonprofit delivering services and support to older adults in the Northwest Bronx.

Dan Abrams is founder and CEO of Abrams Media, Chief Legal Affairs Correspondent for ABC News, the host of top-rated cable series “Live PD “ on A&E Network, and the host of SiriusXM’s The Dan Abrams Show: Where Politics Meets The Law. He was previously the co-anchor of ABC's Nightline, host of “The Abrams Report” and the acclaimed “Verdict with Dan Abrams” on MSNBC. Dan also served as General Manager of MSNBC, where he presided over a period of unprecedented growth, with ratings and profits each increasing well over 50% during his tenure.

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