Calendar of Activities
VISIONS Weekly Class Schedule
February Special Events
Please register in advance by calling the office at 646-486-4444
New Year Resolution
Tuesday, Feb.7th 1pm-2pm Ann Deshazo Auditorium Resolutions: To have or Not to Have! It's here!!! The day you've been waiting for!!!! Let's talk about Resolutions and if we need them in our lives. In this workshop you will learn some benefits and hear about success rates of those that make resolutions! Let's kick off 2023 right with or without resolutions!
Black History Month-Trivia/Games
Wednesday, Feb 8th 1pm-2pm Ann Deshazo
Auditorium Come celebrate Black History Month while playing a fun game of Trivia. Please sign up if you are interested in playing for a prize. Please also sign up if you wish to be an audience member and cheer the players on! This game is sure to increase your knowledge of Black History!
Vocal Ease Musical Performance
Thursday, FEb 9th 1pm-2pm Vocal Ease Auditorium
We are excited to have a special live musical cabaret style performance with Vocal Ease on Thursday, Feb 9th at 1pm . Hear a wide range of songs from popular musical theatre, pop and soul. Come and sing along and dance to your favorite tunes. You don't want to miss out. Please sign up in the main office.
Be My Valentine Craft Class
Friday, February 10 10am-11:30 Diana Auditorium
Join Diana in creating a sweet gift for your valentine. We will be making mini carnation wrapping red carnations with clear cellopane, and tying them with a heart ribbon. We will also attach a mini stuffed animal to make a cute gift to give to your loved one. Class is limited to 12 members. Please sign up in the office.
70's Themed Valentine's Day Dance
Tuesday, Feb 14th 12pm-2pm Jose
Auditorium Let's get groovy this Valentines Day with our disco themed party! Bring all your best moves, 70's attire and appetite for a fun time! There will be treats and a fabulous special meal. Please RSVP
Wednesday, FEb 15th 9:30am-10:30am NY CARES
Auditorium Join us for our monthly breakfast club and discussion the third Wednesday of every month.
Wednesday, Feb 15th 10:30am-11:30am Avian and Liz
Snack Bar.Challenge your mind and learn how to spell easy, medium and difficult words. We will also discuss definitions and how to use them in a sentence. Come and expand your vocabulary! There will be a prize for best speller!
DIY Hand and Foot Scrub
Thursday February 23rd
11am-12pm Melissa Phipps Snack bar
Does the winter chill have your hands or feet feeling dry? Join us for a DIY hand and foot scrub making session. Mix oils, scents and an exfoliating agent to soothe and moisturize the skin. Listen to soothing nature instrumentals for a more authentic spa feel and grab an herbal tea on the way out.
Celebration of Love
Thursday, February 23 12:30- 2pm Diana
Auditorium Please join us in celebrating love in all shapes and forms. Please join us as we invite all registered OAC members to celebrate love in all its shapes and forms. Celebrating love, friendship, and everything in between. Join us as we celebrate and toast to love with music, dancing, and desserts, Valentines day trivia, poems and so much more!
Friday, February 24th 10:30am-11:30am Guiding Eyes
Auditorium Have you ever wondered about getting a guide dog? Join the Mobility and Training staff from Guiding Eyes and learn about the application process, training and best practices for new owners.
Financial Literacy Part 2
Tuesday, Feb 28th 1pm-2pm Chase Auditorium
Learning is a lifelong endeavor — especially when it comes to financial literacy. The good news is it’s never too late to be financially literate. Older adults have put in their time and deserve a livelihood that is secure, money smart, and comfortable.
Please register in advance by calling the office at 646-486-4444
Case Assistance By Appointment
Please feel free to call the office to make appointments for any of the following services: faxing documents, making copies, application assistance, benefits assistance like HEAP, Medicaid, Medicare, Homecare services.
Voter Registration Forms
If you are interested and would like to register to vote please reach out to the center for assistance. https://vote.nyc/page/register-vote
Money Identifier Application Assistance
Sign up in the office if you need assistance to apply for a money identifier.
Single Stop Free Tax Prep Services
It's Tax season! Tax preparations with Single Stop start Thursday February 2nd at VISIONS. They will provide tax assistance on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 to 1pm. The time slots are 10, 11, 12 and 1pm. Please call VISIONS at 6464864444 and ask for Phill, Lisa or Ann to make an appointment. You will be required to show proof of vaccination and complete a COVID screening the morning of your appointment. Please call 6464864444 ext 229 and complete the screening the morning of your appointment.
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Refer a Member
"Bring a Friend Perk is back! Share the fun of VISIONS by bringing in a friend to the Older Adult Center. If your friend is eligible and registers for the center you can choose your perk. Select either a $5 Dunkin card or a $5 Trader Joe's gift card. Share the fun with some cool perks!
Malibu Voucher Distribution
Feb 27th and 28th 11am-12pm Liz Lee Office Malibu Voucher pickup for March and April. You can pick up 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 or 30 vouchers. $1 donation per voucher is encouraged to keep the program sustainable.
Coffee Hour Fridays
10am-11am Chris Thompson Auditorium Coffee Hour will now also be offered every Fridays. Come get your coffee and snacks and chat with friends.
Thursdays 2pm-3:30pm Ron Singer Snack bar
Join us every Thursday from 2pm-3:30pm with writer, Ron Singer. Ron Singer has published over 20 books in several genres from poetry, fiction to memoirs. He has also written the librettos for two performed operas. He was also an English teacher for 44 years. Come and join Ron and learn about writing dialogue, fiction, poetry and even how to write a memoir.
Tuesdays 1:45-2:45pm Alex Barrera LC 1 Come and create amazing sounds and music in this weekly drumming class
Learn Italian 101
Thursdays 1:15-2pm Henry Voso Library Looking to learn a new language? Join Alex and Henry for a beginners Italian class. Fun Fact: Learning a new language is a fun way to focus on listening and speaking skills and helps improve your memory.
Caregiver Program Presents:
What you should know about Dementia
Friday, February 3rd 11am-2pmAvian Perez Virtual- Open to Registered Caregivers Only "Join us for an informative workshop about Dementia presented by CaringKind, NYC’s leading expert in Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.
Current Services & Class Offerings
Fitness and Evidence Based Classes
Creative Arts Classes
Online/ Telephone Classes
Daily Meal Service (Mon-Thurs 12pm-1pm) / *Vegetarian options offered daily
Benefits and Case Assistance (food stamps, Medicare, Medicaid, Home health aides, housing, DRIE, SCRIE, H.E.A.P.)