Calendar of Activities

September 2022

VISIONS Weekly Class Schedule

Monday

Open Computer Lab 10am-3pm OPEN In person

Coffee Hour 9:30-10:30 OPEN IN person only

Chat and Chew 10am-11am OPEN Virtual

Spanish for Beginners 11am-12pm Open Virtual

Fit and Fabulous 11:30am-12:30 Open Hybrid

Meal Planning Tips and Tricks and Health 11am-12pm Open Virtual

Sports Talk 11am-12pm OPEN Hybrid

Jan and Shirley Trivia Class 11am-12pm Open Virtual

Express Yourself 12pm-1pm OPEN Virtual

Grab and GO & Congregate Meals 12pm-1pm Open In person

A Matter of Balance 12pm-2pm Open In Person

Brain Fitness New Time 2pm-3pm 2pm-3pm Closed Hybrid

Table Talk w/ Joe 2pm-3pm open Virtual

Senior Expressions

Monday September 5: Labor Day, Visions is closed

Monday September 12: Speaker: Eva Swan, Vocalese senior entertainment

Monday September 19: Speaker: Andy Burke, Accessible Pharmacy for the Blind: Program overview

Monday September 26: Speakers Avian Perez and Rachelle Fernandez, Visions Caregiver Program: 2pm-3pm Virtual

Price is Right 3pm- 4pm OPEN Virtual

Improv 5:30pm-6:30pm OPEN Virtual


Tuesday

Open Computer Lab 10am-3pm OPEN In person

Coffee Hour 10am-11am OPEN IN person only

Teacher's and Writers 10am-11:30am Open Virtual

Health & Nutrition Discussion 11am-12pm Open Virtual

Blood Pressure Screenings 11am-12pm Open In person

Discussing the Visual World 11am-12pm Open In person

Meditation 10:30-11:15 Open Hybrid

Meditation 2 11:15-12:00 Open Hybrid

Name That Price 11am-12pm Open Hybrid

Grab and GO & Congregate Meals 12pm-1pm Open In person

Wellness and Lifestyle Discussion 12pm-1pm Closed Virtual

Skull Session 12pm-1pm Open Hybrid

IOS Fun Time 12-1:30 Closed Virtual

Brain Busters 1:15pm-2:15pm Closed Virtual

Moving Forward 12:30-1:30 CLOSED Hybrid

Natural Living 1pm-2pm Open Virtual

News of the Week w/ Joe 1pm-2pm OPEN Hybrid

Between Us Men 1:30-3pm OPEN IN person

Do you Remember? 2pm-3pm Open Hybrid

Politically Speaking 2pm-3pm OPEN Virtual

Fit & Fabulous from the Front Room 2pm-3pm OPEN Virtual

Fix my iPhone with William 2:45pm- 3:45pm OPEN Virtual

Fix My Apple Advanced iPhone 3:45pm- 4:30pm Closed Virtual

Stretch and Relax 4:15p-5:15 CLOSED Virtual

Moving Forward 2:30-3:30 CLOSED Hybrid


Wednesday

Open Computer Lab 10am-3pm OPEN In person

Moving Forward 11am-12:00pm CLOSED Virtual

Magnification Tablet Training 10AM-11AM Closed In Person Only

Spanish Social 10am-11am Open Virtual

Moving Forward 10:30am-11:15am CLOSED Virtual

Spanish Speakers Support group 11am-12pm Closed Virtual

Talkback Tablet Training 11am-12pm Closed In Person Only

Chicken Soup for the Soul 11am-12pm CLOSED Virtual

Moving Forward 11:00am-12:00pm CLOSED Virtual

Grab and GO & Congregate Meals 12pm-1pm Open In Person

Mid-Day Stretching w/ Joe 12pm-1pm OPEN Virtual

Co-Ed Fitness - Part 1 12pm-1pm Open Virtual

Co-Ed Fitness - Part 2 1pm-2pm Open Virtual

Music & Culture Then and Now 1pm-2pm OPEN Hybrid

Fitness Journey w/ Joe 1pm-2pm OPEN Virtual

EYES 1pm-3pm Open Virtual

Game Day w/ Phil 1pm-2pm CLOSED Hybrid

REAL TALK & Real health 2pm-3pm CLOSED Hybrid

Brain Fitness 2pm-3pm Open Virtual

Literature and Stories 2pm-3pm CLOSED Virtual

Reminiscing with Music 3pm-4pm OPEN Virtual

Lend Me Your Ears 3pm-4pm Open Virtual

Diabetes Support Group 3:30pm-4:30pm Virtual

Book Club 4:30pm-5:30pm OPEN Virtual

Zumba 5:45pm-6:45pm OPEN Virtual


Thursday

Lined Dancing w/ Marion 9:30-10:30 Open In Person

Open Computer Lab 10am-3pm OPEN In person

Moving Forward 10:30AM-12PM CLOSED Virtual

Moving Forward 11am-12pm CLOSED Virtual

Drama & Theatrical Expression 11am-12pm Open Hybrid

Yoga w/ Brooke 11am-12pm Open In person

Grab and GO & Congregate Meals 12pm-1pm Open In Person

Theater Discussion 12pm-1pm Open Hybrid

True Crime PodCast 12pm-1pm Open Hybrid

Fit & Fabulous from The Front Room 1pm-2pm OPEN Virtual

Name that Tune- Starting March 3rd 2pm-3pm OPEN Virtual

TV & Film Festival- Starting March 3rd 3pm-4pm Open Virtual

Modern Love 4pm-4:30 Open Hybrid

Women's Empowerment 4-5pm CLOSED Virtual

Pilates Classic Mat 4pm-5pm OPEN Virtual


Friday

Open Computer Lab 10am-3pm OPEN In person

Case Assistance By Appointment 10am-2pm Open In- Person

Fit & Fabulous from The Front Room 10am-11am OPEN Virtual

Murder & Mayhem 11am-12pm Closed Virtual

Listen & See w/ Mark Andres 12pm-1pm OPEN Virtual

Fitness - Part 1 12pm-1pm OPEN Virtual

R&B Storytelling 12pm-1pm Open Virtual

Take a Magical Journey w/ Mark Andres 1pm-2pm OPEN Virtual

Fitness - Part 2 1pm-2pm OPEN Virtual

Chair Yoga 2pm-3pm OPEN Virtual

Myth, tragedy...and Deception 2pm-3pm Open Virtual

Six Feet Under 2pm-3pm Open Virtual

Game Day w/ Phil 2:30pm-3:30pm OPEN Virtual

Listen, Talk, and Learn 3pm-4pm Close Virtual

Brain Busters 3:30-4:30pm Open Virtual

September Special Events

Please register in advance by calling the office at 646-486-4444

Teachers and Writers is Back

Tuesday 9/27-12/13 10am-11:30am

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89501889651

Meeting ID: 895 0188 9651

Or Dial by phone

646 876 9923 US

Meeting ID: 895 0188 9651

Teachers and Writers is Back this Fall with a new 10 week online program called Instruments of Change: A Musical Poetry Workshop with Dave Johnson. Limited spots. Please call to sign up.


Movie Day and Discussion

(2 showings-virtual and in person) Virtual-Friday, September 9th AND In Person Showing on Wednesday Sept 14th 10am-12pm "

Virtual: Join with Google Meet

meet.google.com/dyt-tzrn-ijs

Join by phone

‪(US) +1 614-758-9223‬ PIN: ‪895 459 239‬# In person: Auditorium" Dear Evan HAnsen Film adaptation of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning musical about Evan Hansen, a high school senior with Social Anxiety disorder and his journey of self-discovery and acceptance following the suicide of a fellow classmate. 2hours 17 minutes


Spelling Bee

Wednesday Sept 7th 10:30am-11:30am Conference Room A Test out your spelling chops in our now new monthly Spelling Bee class. Word will get harder the further you make it through the competition! Sign up in the main office. Spaces are limited


Breakfast Club

Wednesday, September 21st 9:30-10:30 Auditorium Breakfast Club is back every third Wednesday of the Month. Limited space and you must pre-register at 6464864444. Senior Center Members only



Fall Fest

Thursday September 15th 10:30-11:30am Auditorium Fall is here and the leaves are changing. Join us for some apple cider and a special DIY Fall Leaves Garland to decorate your home with.


Let's Talk about Falls

Wednesday, September 7th 10:30-11:30am "Virtual Workshop-

(620) 392-2086‬ PIN: ‪253 337 658‬#" Let's Talk about Falls: It's Fall Prevention week. Falls are the leading cause of injuries among older adults. Learn about ways to help reduce the risk of falls with VISIONS Occupational Therapist, Teddy Kern


Cultural Day

Thursday Sept 29th 10:30-12pm Auditorium In honor of Senior Center Month, join us for Cultural Day: A Taste Around The World as we are celebrating the amazing and diverse cultures around us. We have a tasting of foods from China, India, Italy and more. Spots are limited. Sign up in the main office.


Line Dancing with Marion

Starting Thursday, Sept 15th 9:30am-10:30am LC 1 Join Marion for some music and fun as she resumes her popular line dancing class. Space is limited, please sign up in advance. Class begins on Thursday, Sept 15th.


Low Impact Kickboxing

Starting Tuesday, October 4th 9:45am to 10:15am Auditorium Join Jose for a fun and interactive class learning the basics of kickboxing. Space is limited. Please sign up in advance.


A Matter of Balance Monday

Sept 12- Oct 31, 2022 12pm-2pm Lower Level 1 "A Matter of Balance

Instructors: Yvonne Whitehurst and Joseph Flood

Location: Lower Level 1 (In person only)

Join us for an 8 week Falls Prevention Class that will touch on the basics

of falls prevention, safety, and a demonstration with one of our

occupational therapists. Limited space available.

Class will end with a Halloween party celebration.

Sign up in advance by calling Diana Cruz at 646-486-4444 X 215.


Farmers Market Vouchers Available Now

For seniors only 60+

Must meet income guidelines or a recipient of SSI/ Medicaid/ or SNAP benefits

Vouchers booklet is a $25 value

Can only be used for fruits and veggies at NYC Farmers Markets.

Vouchers can be used until Nov 30th.

For more information call Diana 646-486-4444 X 215


Food Bag Program is Back $10

FRESH FOOD FOR SENIORS - BUY LOCAL, FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

Receive a mixed bag of fresh, local grown produce from NY and NJ farmers for only $10! Sign up for the Fresh Food for Seniors program through Council Member Erik Bottcher and Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine! Every two weeks, at a participating senior center, participants can order and pick-up their pre-packed food bag filled with fresh produce from regional farmers.

Sponsored by NYC Council Member Erik Bottcher and Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine.

Location: VISIONS 135 West 23rd Street, Phone: 646-486-4444

food bag dates

Current Services & Class Offerings

  • Self-Development Classes

  • Fitness and Evidence Based Classes

  • Creative Arts Classes

  • Technology Classes

  • Support Groups

  • Online/ Telephone Classes

  • Information and advocacy

  • Volunteers & Readers (*at Selis Manor)

  • Farmers Market vouchers, Seasonal Produce Bag

  • 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.)