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Free senior fitness classes at Queens parks
News Queens Courier Staff 9/22/2013 at 12:06PM

This fall, the CityParks Seniors Fitness program will offer free yoga instruction and tennis lessons at four Queens parks. The activities, which are open to New Yorkers 60 and older, begin the week of September 23 and will take place twice a week at each park through November 1. All equipment and instruction is free. Sessions [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 6/13/2013 at 7:43AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Overcast with rain, then thunderstorms and rain in the afternoon. High of 66. Breezy. Winds from the ESE at 10 to 20 mph shifting to the NE in the afternoon. Chance of rain 100% with rainfall amounts near 1.0 in. possible. Thursday night: Overcast with rain. Fog overnight. Low of 55. Windy. [...]

Christmas tree collection to begin today
News Billy Rennison 1/02/2013 at 9:55AM

The presents have been opened, the stockings unstuffed and the time is coming to take down the decorations and dispose of your Christmas tree. Beginning Wednesday, January 2, the Department of Sanitation will collect the Christmas trees that have been placed curbside.  All trees should be removed of tinsel, lights, ornaments and stands. The program [...]

Free senior fitness classes at NYC parks
Health Cristabelle Tumola 9/17/2012 at 1:36PM

This fall, the CityParks Seniors Fitness program will offer free yoga, tennis and fitness walking classes in parks across the five boroughs. The classes, which are open to New Yorkers 60 and older, begin the week of September 24 and last for seven weeks. All equipment and instruction is free. Sessions are one hour long [...]

Weekend events in Queens
Weekend events in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 8/17/2012 at 4:40PM

Friday, August 17 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Both children and adults are invited to a fundraising event at the Forest Park Carousel to raise money for programs and services for those who have Alzheimer’s. 7 p.m. – 10 p.m., “Taxi Driver” at the Museum of the Moving Image: Martin Scorsese’s dark, dyspeptic view of New York, made [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/27/2012 at 7:43AM

EVENT of the DAY: Free Yoga-Fit classes Free Yoga-Fit Classes will be conducted by Susan Blayer on Fridays at 11 AM and Sundays at 1 PM starting July 20. Yoga-fit is basic yoga combined with fitness exercises, and learned to combine breath with movement—appropriate for all ages, with doctor’s approval. [Click here for more info] [...]

Christmas Tree Collection to Begin January 3
News Billy Rennison 12/30/2011 at 12:57PM

After the presents have been unwrapped, the stockings unstuffed and the new year has passed, comes the time to take down the decorations and discard the Christmas tree. Beginning Tuesday, January 3, the Department of Sanitation will collect the curbside Christmas trees that should be removed of tinsel, lights, ornaments and stands.  The program will [...]