Calendar of Activities

April 2023

VISIONS Weekly Class Schedule


Rise & Shine 9:15-9:45 Open Virtual

Morning Daily News 9:45- 10:15 Open Virtual

Open Computer Lab 10am-3pm OPEN In person

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

Diabetes Support Group 10am-11am Open Hybrid

Chat and Chew 10am-11am OPEN Virtual

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

Sports Talk 11am-11:30Am OPEN Hybrid

Sports History 11:30am-12pm Closed Hybrid

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

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

Express Yourself 12pm-1pm OPEN Virtual

Open Fitness 11am-1pm CLOSED IN person

Congregate Meals 12pm-1pm Open In person

Mid- day Stretching w/ Joe 12:15-1:00 Open Hybrid

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

Spanish for Beginners w/ Carolina 1pm-2pm Open Virtual

Brain Fitness New Time 2pm-3pm Closed Hybrid

Guitar 2pm-3pm Closed IN person

Table Talk w/ Joe 1pm-2pm open Hybrid

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

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

Improv 5:30pm-6:00pm OPEN Virtual

Basic Comedy 6:00pm-6:30pm Closed Virtual


Rise & Shine 9:15-9:45 Open Virtual

Morning Daily News 9:45- 10:15 Open Virtual

Open Computer Lab 10am-3pm OPEN In person

Coffee Hour & Discussion 10am-11am OPEN IN person only

Health & Nutrition Discussion 11am-12pm Open Virtual

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 Virtual

Brain Fitness 12pm-1pm Open Hybrid

IOS Fun Time 12-1:30 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-2:30pm OPEN Virtual

Political Debate and Discussion 2:30pm-3pm Closed Virtual

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

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

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


Rise & Shine 9:15-9:45 Open Virtual

Morning Daily News 9:45- 10:15 Open Virtual

Open Computer Lab 10am-3pm OPEN In person

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

Moving Forward 11am-12:00pm CLOSED Virtual

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

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

Spanish Social 10am-11am Open Hybrid

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

Music & Culture Then and Now- Oldies 11:30-12:00 OPEN Hybrid

Music & Culture Then and Now- Current Music 12:00-12:30 OPEN Hybrid

Spanish Speakers Support group 11am-12pm Closed Hybrid

Percussion with Passion 11am-12pm Open In Person

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

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

Congregate Meals 12pm-1pm Open In Person

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

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 Virtual

EYES 1pm-3pm Open Virtual

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

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

Zumba 5:30-6:30 OPEN Hybrid


Rise & Shine 9:15-9:45 Open Virtual

Morning Daily News 9:45- 10:15 Open Virtual

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

Open Computer Lab 10am-3pm OPEN In person

Name that Tune- 10am-10:30am OPEN Hybrid

Name that Popular Tune 10:30-11amam OPEN Hybrid

Android Smartphone Talkback 10 am - 10:45am Closed

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

Moving Forward 10:30AM-12PM CLOSED Virtual

iPhone Basics 11am-12pm IN Person

Moving Forward 11am-12pm CLOSED Virtual

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 Virtual

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

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

Cinematic Discussion- Audio Described Class 2pm -3pm Closed Hybrid

Italian 1:15-2pm Open In person

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

Women's Empowerment 4-5pm CLOSED Virtual

Pilates Classic Mat 4pm-5pm OPEN Virtual


Rise & Shine 9:15-9:45 Open Virtual

Morning Daily News 9:45- 10:15 Open Virtual

Open Computer Lab 10am-3pm OPEN In person

Coffee Hour & Discussion 10AM-11AM open IN person

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

Murder & Mayhem 11am-12pm Closed Virtual

Congregate Meals 12pm-1pm Open In Person

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

R&B Storytelling 12pm-12:30pm Open Virtual

Musical History Through the Ages 12:30pm-1pm Closed Virtual

Coed Fitness Part 2 1pm-2pm OPEN Hybrid

Chair Yoga 2pm-3pm OPEN Virtua Hybrid

Six Feet Under 2pm-3pm Open Virtual

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

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

April Special Events & Updates

                                    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.

Money Identifier Application Assistance

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

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!

Percussion with Passion 

Wednesday, April 5th


Dalys Torres

Snack Bar

Join us for a class with Dalys who will be offering Percussion with Passion again. Please sign up in advance. 

Intergenerational Breakfast

Monday, April 10th


Melissa Phipps


Intergenerational Breakfast

What might you have in common with a teenager? Let’s find out! Join our high school participants for breakfast and conversation. Space is limited to the first 10 OAC members to sign up.

Monday April 10th 9:30 AM Auditorium

Walking Club

Starting April 10th for 6 weeks

The Walking Warriors are Back this month

Looking for a way to motivate yourself and others to get

moving? Want to get out and enjoy the neighborhood?

Want to improve your health? Come join the warriors!

Grab a pair of walking shoes, dress in comfortable clothing, and join us!

This  program is open to member over 60 only. It will run for 6 weeks virtually and in person. Participants will walk on their on MOndays and Wednesdays and track their own steps starting April 10th and on Tuesdays starting April 11th we will be walking with NY Cares in the neighborhood from 9:30am-10:30am.  Please wear comfortable walking shoes. Space is limited. Once the slots are filled up we will open up a waiting list for people who are interested.  Last day of the program will be May 17th. The program has extremely limited spaces. 

 Register in the main office. 

Ice Cream Social

Tuesday, April 18th


NY Cares


Join us for our first ice cream social of the year. Space will be limited so please sign up in advance. 

Beginner iPhone

Starting Wednesdays April 19th


Luisa Idrova


Beginner iPhone

Sign up for the new beginner iPhone class every Wednesday from 1pm-1:45pm for 6 weeks from April 19th-May 24th

We will review basics from turning the phone on and off, activating apps, sending emails and using Siri. Must have an iphone to join the class.

Please call the office if you are interested in signing up.

Earth Day Craft

Friday, April 21st


Elizabeth lee


In honor of Earth Day, we will be making a special craft stick flower pot with cupcake liner flowers.  You will be asked to bring a cleaned tin can from home for the project.  If you have unused cupcake liners please bring them as well. 

VRT Celebration

Wednesday, April 26th

9:30 AM

Melissa Phipps


Every April, we celebrate Vision Rehab Therapists. Learn some VRT history and answer trivia questions. We’ll show you how to use technology for some VRT tasks. There will also be a table of familiar and new gadgets for you to browse. Need some advice for daily living? Ask a VRT! Please submit a brief question about an activity that you may want to adapt for your home or everyday life. Questions should be submitted no later than Monday April 17th. Don't miss out on a fabulous prize drawing. The top prize is a $25 gift card for Amazon.   Breakfast will be served, Please RSVP.

Ask  a Librarian

Wednesday, April 26th

1:00 PM

Melissa Phipps


Ask a Librarian

April 26th is National Library Outreach Day. Join Ashley Dalle, Supervising  Librarian at Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library for an update on all of the great services offered.

Wednesday April 26th 1:00 PM Auditorium


Wednesday, April 26th

2:00 PM

Melissa Phipps


Bingo Mania

How lucky are you feeling? Join me for a special edition of

Bingo. There will be tea, hot chocolate and snacks served. Everyone will also be entered into a raffle at the door!!!!

Wednesday April 26th 2:00 PM Auditorium

Spring Extravaganza with Special Performance with Carnegie Hall

Friday, April 28th 


Guys & Dolls Drama Ensemble Fundraiser

Thursday, May 4th


Drama Club in Partnership with our Senior Council 


The Senior Council Invites You to a Special Showing Of

Guys & Dolls Drama Ensemble on Thursday, May 4, 2023

1:00-5:00 PM in the auditorium

Tickets Are $15 and sold in the auditorium from


Hurry, reserve your seat for a marvelous performance while supporting your council members!

Mother's Day Flower Workshop - Waitlist only                                   

Friday, May 5th




Join Diana for some floral fun as we create mini signature bouquets in time for mothers day. Please sign up in the office as space is limited. Space limited to 10 participants.

Lung Cancer Awareness

Wednesday, May 10th 


Mount Sinai Hospital


Lung Cancer Awareness Workshop with Mount Sinai Hospital

Please join Mount Sinai Hospital for a Lung Cancer Awareness Workshop on May 10th at 1pm. Through attending our program you will be able to learn more about lung cancer, lung cancer screening guidelines, and resources for no-cost lung cancer screening and patient navigation.

Guest Speaker: Mary Mohammed

Poster House Museum Tour - Waitlist only

Made in Japan 20th Century Poster Art

Wednesday, May 17

1:30 to 2:30

Poster House/ Accessible Tour

In Person/ 119 W. 23rd Street

New York, NY 10011

Join us for a an accessible tour of the Made in Japan exhibit. Japanese poster design reflects the country’s rich visual culture and printmaking  tradition, and was used throughout the 20th century to represent the country to domestic and international audiences. This exhibition explores the cultural and political shifts within modern Japan that influenced the functions and messaging of its advertising posters, and how those posters were subsequently received by the public. 

Elder Abuse Presentation

Tuesday, June 27th

12:30 to 1:30

Eliza Jackson/ SWI @ Carter Burden


Join us for an elder abuse presentation presented by social work intern Eliza Jackson from the Carter Burden Network. Presentation will take place during meal service in the auditorium.

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