Calendar of Activities

September 2023

VISIONS Weekly Class Schedule


Rise & Shine 9:15-10:15 Open Hybrid

Open Computer Lab 10am-3pm OPEN In person

Coffee Hour & Discussion 9:30-10:30 OPEN IN person 

Diabetes Support Group 10am-11am Open Hybrid

Chat and Chew 10am-11am OPEN Hybrid

Teachers and Writers 11am-1pm OPEN Hybrid

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

Sports Talk 11am-12pm OPEN Hybrid

Meal Planning Tips 11am-12pm Open Hybrid

Jan and Shirley Fun Facts 11am-12pm Open Virtual

Express Yourself 12pm-1pm OPEN Hybrid

Open FItness 11am-1pm CLOSED IN person

Congregate Meals 12pm-1pm Open In person

Senior Expressions 12:30-1:30pm Open IN person

Mid- day Stretching w/ Joe 1:15-2pm Open Hybrid

The Alexa Revolution- New Class 1:30-2:15 Closed In Person

Brain Fitness New Time 2pm-3pm Closed Hybrid

Guitar 2pm-3pm Closed IN person

Get Healthy with Your Iphone 2:30-3:15 Closed In Person

Humor Class w/ Yvonne 3pm-4pm Open Hybrid

Price is Right Leisure Class 3pm- 4pm OPEN Hybrid

Braille 430-530 OPEN IN person

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


Rise & Shine 9:15-10:15 Open Hybrid

Open Computer Lab 10am-3pm OPEN In person

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

An Apple A Day 10:30am-1130am OPEN IN person

Health & Nutrition Discussion 11am-12pm Open Hybrid

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 Leisure Class 11am-12pm Open Hybrid

Congregate Meals 12pm-1pm Open In person

Wellness and Lifestyle Discussion 12pm-1pm Closed Hybrid

IOS Fun Time 12-1:30 Closed Hybrid

Moving Forward 12:30-1:30 CLOSED Hybrid

Natural Living 1pm-2pm Open Hybrid

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

Between Us Men 1:30-3pm Waiting List IN person

Brain Fitness- New time 2pm-3pm Open Hybrid

Politically Speaking 2pm-3pm OPEN Hybrid

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

Do you Remember?- New Time 3pm-4pm Open Hybrid

Introduction to Android Talkback 2:30-3:30/ 3:30-4pm Open In Person

Fix my iphone with William 2:45pm- 3:45pm OPEN Hybrid

Fix My Apple Advanced Iphone 3:45pm- 4:30pm Closed Hybrid

Stretch and RElax 4:15p-5:15 CLOSED Hybrid

Moving Forward 2:30-3:30 CLOSED Hybrid


Rise & Shine 9:15-10:15 Open Hybrid

Open Computer Lab 10am-3pm OPEN In person

Spreading the News 9:15am -10:15am Open In person

Moving Forward 11am-12:00pm CLOSED Hybrid

Magnification Tablet Training 9:30AM-10:30AM Closed In Person

Talkback Tablet Training 10:30AM-11:30AM Closed In Person 

Spanish Social 10am-11am Open Hybrid

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

Music & Culture Then and Now- Oldies 11:30 12:30 OPEN Hybrid

Spanish Speakers Support group 11am-12pm Closed Hybrid

Mid-Day Stretching w/ Joe- New time 11am-12pm OPEN Hybrid

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

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

Congregate Meals 12pm-1pm Open In Person

Beginner Iphone 1pm-145m OPen IN person

Co-Ed Fitness - Part 1 1pm--1:45 Open IN person

Co-Ed Fitness - Part 2 1:45-2:30pm Open IN person

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

EYES 1pm-3pm Open Virtual

Real Talk/ Real Health 2pm-3pm CLOSED Hybrid

Brain Fitness 2pm-3pm Open Hybrid

Literature and Stories 2pm-3pm CLOSED Hybrid

Reminiscing with Music 3pm-4pm OPEN Hybrid

Lend Me Your Ears 3pm-4pm Open Hybrid

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

Zumba 5:30-6:30 OPEN Hybrid


Rise & Shine 9:15-10:15 Open Hybrid

Line Dancing w/ Marion 10am- 11am Open Hybrid

Open Computer Lab 10am-3pm OPEN In person

Name that Tune- 10am-11am OPEN Hybrid

Android Smartphone Talkback 10 am - 10:45am Closed In Person

Android Smartphone Magification 10:45-11:30 Closed In Person

Moving Forward 10:30AM-12PM CLOSED Hybrid

Iphone Basics 11am-12pm IN Person

Moving Forward 11am-12pm CLOSED Hybrid

Drama & Theatrical Expression 11am-12pm Closed Hybrid

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

Congregate Meals 12pm-1pm Open In Person

Theater Discussion 12pm-1pm Open Hybrid

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

Let's Talk about It....Health 1pm-2pm Open Hybrid

TV & Film Festival- Audio Described 1pm-2pm Open Hybrid

Film and TV History discussion Audio Described 2pm-3pm Closed Hybrid

Italian 1:15-2pm Open In person

Knitting w/ NY Cares 2pm-3pm Closed In Person

Beading and Jewely 3pm-4pm Open In person

Women's Empowerment 4-5pm CLOSED Hybrid

Pilates Classic Mat 4pm-5pm OPEN Hybrid


Rise & Shine 9:15-10:15 Open Hybrid

Open Computer Lab 10am-3pm OPEN In person

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

Murder & Mayhem 11am-12pm Closed Hybrid

Congregate Meals 12pm-1pm Open In Person

Co-Ed Fitness Part 1 12pm-1pm OPEN Hybrid

R&B Storytelling 12pm-1pm Open Hybrid

Coed Fitness Part 2 1pm-2pm OPEN Hybrid

Chair Yoga 2pm-3pm OPEN Hybrid

Brain Busters 3:30-4:30pm Open

Special Events & Updates

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

Game Day

Wednesday, September 13th 2:30-4pm

Auditorium "Game Day, Wednesday, September 13th 2:30pm-4pm Auditorium Come and enjoy a variety of games with NY Cares

All White Affair

Thursday, September 14th 10:30am-12pm

Auditorium "All White Affair, Thursday September 14th 10:30 AM - 12 PM Who says you can’t wear white after Labor Day? Join us for an unofficial end to summer with popcorn and trivia. Please wear your best white ensemble. Don’t have white? Don’t worry! Wear a VISIONS tee to show your team spirit.

Breakfast Club

Wednesday, September 20th 9:30-10:30

Auditorium Join NY Cares for our monthly breakfast club. Enjoy bagels, pastries and fruit salad.

Clay Day

Wednesday, September 20th 10:45-2pm NY Cares Auditorium Make figurines and sculptures with air dry clay. While they dry enjoy a meal or snack (12 PM) and finish the day by painting your masterpiece (1:30 PM). Limited to 12, please sign up.

Cultural Day

Friday, September 22nd 10am - 11:30am OAC Staff Auditorium Cultural Day is back and this time with a variety of different foods from around the world that also reflects the diversity of NYC. Must register. Only participants who registered will be allowed to join that day.  Limited spots. Open to members 60 and over.

Cane Order Day

Wednesday, September 27th 10am-2pm Melissa Snack Bar Do you need a new cane? A tip? Would you like to try something new? Stop by and check out the available options.

NY Cares Theme Party

Thursday, September 28th 10am to 12:30 NY Cares Auditorium Senior Center Month Discover Yours:  Friendships, Health, Purpose and Creativity. 

Paint and Sip with Avian- Waitlist Only

Friday, September 29th 10am to 11:30 Avian Conference Room 

Let the colors of fall inspire your artistic journey. Reserve your spot now and experience the magic of autumn on canvas. Limited seats available, so secure your place today!  Join us for a memorable morning filled with art, camaraderie, snacks and the cozy vibes of fall.  See you there!

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.

Bar Codes

As a reminder, please bring your DFTA bar code down for meals for us to scan you in.  No one will be denied a meal if you don't have one or if you forget.  Please reach out to Diana or Elizabeth for a bar code.  We will also like to start scanning folks during classes as a way to take attendance.  Please note that in the event you lose your barcode fob you will be issued a complementary replacement. Should you lose the replacement barcode fob we will charge $5 to replace it. Please ensure to keep your barcode fobs in a safe place. 

Voter Registration Forms

If you are interested and would like to register to vote please reach out to the center for assistance. If you need to update any voter information, staff can help as well.

Money Identifier Application

Sign up in the office if you need assistance to apply for a money identifier.

Food Pantry Available

All registered participants are welcome to pickup a pre-packed bag on Wednesdays between 11:00AM and 2:00PM.

Email Addresses

If you are interested in having the menu, events and other announcements sent please send an email to You will be added to our email list serve to get regular  updates.

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!

Current Services & Class Offerings