VISIONS Center on Aging

June 2022

VISIONS Weekly Class Schedule

1OAC June 2022 Calendar

June Special Events

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


Sip and Scrub

Thursday, June 9th from 10am-11am-Auditoriu

Enjoy some yummy bubbly and learn how to make your own scrub so you get that summer glow ready!!!

Please sign up. Limited space.


Blood Pressure Screenings are Back

Swedish Institute will begin in person Blood Pressure Screenings starting Tuesday June 14th.

When- Every Tuesday starting June 14th 2022

Time- 11-am 12pm

Place- Selis Manor Auditorium


New Class! Building A Character

Starting Friday, June 3rd, 2022

Every Friday for 4 weeks from 4pm-5pm

Facilitator: Marie Bolona

How do actors make scripted characters from Broadway to the big screen come alive from the pages? How do they develop characters that make us laugh, cry and scream? In this 4 session workshop, we will explore techniques of character development through exercises such as use of speech, posture and movement. Join us for this exciting, new interactive class.

Join via the link:

meet.google.com/jdf-hjvo-ysc

OR

Join by phone

‪(US) +1 574-404-9746‬ PIN: ‪266 071 868‬#

SIgn up with Elizabeth Lee at 6464864444 ext 214"

Father's Day Brunch and Reflection

Thursday, June 16th from 10am-11am-Auditorium

Let’s share Lessons my father taught me

Let’s get together this Father’s day to share lessons your father/father like figures have taught you and if you are a father or a father figure share your own reflections and memories. Enjoy some tasty breakfast as we celebrate Father’s Day.

Please sign up. Limited space.


Lunch and Learn-Celebrating Juneteenth

"Thursday, June 16th from 12-1pm -Auditorium

Lunch and Learn-Celebrating Juneteenth

Join us as we share the historical importance of Juneteenth, now a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the end of slavery. Let's honor this holiday by reflecting, learning, and educating ourselves about this important day.


Ice Cream Social

June 23rd-Ice cream Social from 12pm-1pm-Auditorium

It's gonna be a scorcher of a summer so why not cool off with some ice cream with your friends. Enjoy some ice cream with sprinkles or chocolate sauce!

Please sign up.


Van Gogh Paint & Sip Workshop w/ special guest mixologist

Release your inner artist as we create some artistic masterpieces and sip some delicious (non-alcoholic) fruit infused water and juice beverages with a special guest mixologist. Space will be limited please sign up in advance. Thursday, July 14 from 10am- 12pm in the auditorium.

Party Mix-up Let's mix it up for the Summer and have a party! Join us for a series of workshops in which we'll be making fruit kabobs, refreshing drinks and a medley of tasty snacks!, Thursday, July 7 starting at 10am. Space is limited to 15 participants please sign up in advance.


Coffee Hour is Back Mondays & Tuesdays

Spread the word to your clients and class participants. Coffee hour will now be on Mondays and Tuesdays

Come and join us for coffee and conversation with your friends in the auditorium!

Every Monday from 930-10:30

Every Tuesday from 10-am to 11am

Place- Selis Manor Auditorium "

Breakfast Club is Back! Breakfast Club is back every third Wednesday of the Month. First Breakfast club will be on Wednesday, June 15th 9:30am-10:30am in the Auditorium. Limited space and you must pre-register at 6464864444. Senior Center Members only


Malibu Voucher Distribution

Malibu Breakfast Voucher Distribution

We will be providing July and Aug Malibu Breakfast vouchers in person for pickup on Monday, June 27th and Tuesday June 28th from 11am-12pm in the Main Office. The suggested contribution for each voucher is $1.00 which helps sustain the program. Vouchers will be distributed in packets of either five ($5 contribution), 10 ($10 contribution) 15 ($15 contribution) or 20 ($20 contribution). And for a limited time you can get 25 ($25 contribution) or 30 ($30 contribution) vouchers for July and August To keep with distancing, please note that you will have to sign the vouchers at home.

If you have any questions or would like to bump up the number of vouchers to 25 or 30, please call Elizabeth Lee at 6464864444 ext 214.

July 2022

VISIONS Weekly Class Schedule

OAC July 2022 Calendar

July Special Events

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

Italian 101

Would you like to learn how to converse in Italian? Well, join Italian 101!

Learn the very basics of the Italian language. Learn how to say hello and goodbye! Order a meal at a restaurant in Italian! No prior knowledge of the language is necessary. This class will run for 8 weeks only and class size is very limited. To get the full benefit of the class, weekly attendance of class series is encouraged.

Class starts Wednesday, July 6th at 2 pm till August 24th, 2022.

Room-Conference Rm A

Time-2-3pm


Party Mix-up

Thursday, July 7th 10am-12pm Auditorium

Let's mix it up for the Summer and have a party! Join us for a series of workshops in which we'll be making fruit kabobs, refreshing drinks and a medley of tasty snacks!, Thursday, July 7 starting at 10am. Space is limited to 15 participants please sign up in advance.


Blooming Blossoms Flower Workshop

Friday, July 8th & Friday, July 15th 11am-12:30pm Auditorium

Do you love flowers? and want to learn more about different blooms, their scent profiles, and when is the best time to purchase your favorites flowers. Join Diana for this two part workshop where you will get hands on experience with some of your favorite flowers. The last class will consist of making your own mini flower bouquet to take home. Please sign up in advance as this will be limited to ten participants. Please note this class is open to registered members of our Older Adult Center aged 60 and over. Class will take place on Friday, July 8th and Friday, July 15th from 11am to 12:30pm in Conference room A.


Debate Club

Wednesdays starting July 13th 12-1pm "Join by phone (US) +1 443-201-1797 PIN: ‪814 253 289#

Debate Club is back! Being part of the debate team helps individuals connect in an enjoyable, rewarding, and safe way. Come be part of the VISIONS’ Debate Club where we will gain confidence, improve listening skills and broaden our perspectives through light hearted and silly topics of debate.

Instructor: Laura Laria


Van Gogh Paint & Sip Workshop

Thursday, July 14th 10am-12pm Auditorium

Release your inner artist as we create some artistic masterpieces and sip some delicious (non-alcoholic) fruit infused water and juice beverages with a special guest mixologist. Space will be limited please sign up in advance. Thursday, July 14 from 10am- 12pm in the auditorium.


Breakfast Club is Back!

Wednesday, July 20th 9:30-10:30 Auditorium

Breakfast Club is back every third Wednesday of the Month. First Breakfast club will be on Wednesday, June 15th 9:30am-10:30am in the Auditorium. Limited space and you must pre-register at 6464864444. Senior Center Members only


Fashion Show

Thursday, July 21st 11am-12pm Auditorium

Come and join us for a sizzling summer fashion show! Cheer on your fellow friends as they show case their vibrant fashions and colors that represent the summer. Please contact Ann or Natasha if you want to be a part of the fashion show.


Ice Cream Social

Thursday, July 21st 12:30-1:30pm Auditorium "

It's gonna be another scorcher, so why not cool off with some ice cream with your friends. Enjoy some ice cream with sprinkles or chocolate sauce. Please sign up.


Movie Day

Friday, July 22nd 10am-12pm 614-758-9223 PIN: ‪895 459 239#

Finding Dory: Friendly but forgetful blue tang Dory begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things about the real meaning of family along the way. 1hr 37 minutes


Senior Council Fundraiser & Raffle

Please join our Senior Council for their Fundraiser Raffle, Hollywood Comes to VISIONS. Featuring Oscar-winning remake of West side story. Come dress to impress and walk the runway. Take a picture and meet and greet your friends. Enjoy some delicious snacks while watching the movie. Support our senior council by purchasing a movie ticket and a raffle ticket to win some great prizes.

Tickets can be purchased in person at the VISIONS office or by mailing a Check or Money to VISIONS at Selis Manor. Please have exact change. You do not need to be present to win the raffle.

Date of Event: Thursday, June 28th, 2022

Time: 12:30- 4pm

Location: 135 West 23rd Street, NYC 10011 (Auditorium)

Cost for Movie Fundraiser: $8.00 for the Movie ticket

Cost for Raffle: $2.00 per ticket

Checks or money orders should be made payable to VISIONS Services

Mail checks/ money orders to:

Visions at Selis Manor

135 W. 23rd Street New York, NY 10011

On the envelope attention: Diana Cruz

Deadline for all Movie Tickets purchase: Monday, July 18th

Deadline for Raffle Ticket purchase: Thursday, July 27th



Food Bag Program Returns! Stay tuned for more details.



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.)