Programs

 

Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving


Saturday, May 31
9:30 am - 3:30 pm

For drivers of all ages. Fee is $29 per person (one check or money order per person), payable at time of in-person registration. Checks payable to Empire Safety Council. Sorry no refunds! Registration begins May 1 for OB-EN residents, and on May 17 for non-residents, space permitting.

 

Canasta

Tuesdays, April 22, 29 and May 6
6:30 pm

Join instructor Jacqui Palatnik for three sessions for beginners or those looking to refresh their skills. Registration begins March 22 for OB-EN residents, and on April 8 for non-residents, space permitting.


Palliative Care

Wednesday, April 23
7:00 pm

Registered Nurse and Adult Nurse Practitioner Mary O’Halloran Feeley will discuss many topics related to Palliative Care including: what palliative care is, how a palliative care team works, goals for care, and how to complete a health care proxy form. Registration begins March 23.


Thai Cooking

Wednesday, April 30
7:00 - 8:30 pm

Penn Hongthong is returning to demonstrate Thai cooking. She will make Lemongrass Soup with Shrimp, Red Curry Chicken, Flat Noodles with Peanuts and Marinated Tofu (Pad Thai). There will be a tasting after. Please bring your own soft drink. Registration begins March 30 for OB-EN residents, and on April 16 for non-residents space permitting.


Spring Yoga

Saturdays, May 3, 10, 17, 24, June 7, 14 (no class May 31)
Beginners: 9:20 - 10:20 am
Intermediate: 10:30 - 11:30 am

Please bring a yoga mat or towel with you to each class. Spring session is $30 per person, due at registration. You may register for one time slot only. Registration began in April.


The Mystery of Johannes Vermeer

Tuesday, May 20
7:00 pm

Art History lecturer Louise Cella Caruso will be here to give an illustrated lecture highlighting the true artistic genius of Vermeer. His works, such as Head of a Girl with a Pearl Earring and Allegory of Painting are timeless and remain as wondrous today as to viewers in the 17th century. However, the meanings of his works are shrouded in mystery. Join us and learn more! Registration begins April 19.


Hearing Loss and You

Wednesday, May 21
10:00 - 11:00 am

Long Island Hearing will be conducting FREE hearing screenings in the Community Room. Registration begins April 21.


Life after Retirement

Wednesday, June 4
6:30 - 8:30 pm

Retired or about to retire? Career and recruitment coach Stan Broitman will present an in-depth program to help you figure out what you want from retirement and how to get it. Registration begins May 4.


Upstairs/Downstairs at Downton Abbey

Tuesday, June 10
6:30 pm

Linda Watkin, a local Royal lecturer will discuss the great machine that was the English manor house and how both the aristocracy and their servants were an integral part of the household. Her lecture will include a short DVD clip, followed by a Q&A. Registration begins May 10 for OB-EN residents and on May 27 for non-residents, space permitting.


Growing Through Grief

Wednesday, June 11
7:00 pm

Loss can come in many forms - death of a loved one, loss of a job, change in the health or physical capabilities of ourselves or our family members, divorce and more. This workshop will teach people some skills they can use while experiencing loss, the benefits of working with support groups, and how coaching can assist. Presented by Beth Bucheister, MA, Certified Professional Coach (CPC). Registration begins May 11 for OB-EN residents and on May 28 for non-residents, space permitting.


Introduction to Windows 8

Monday, June 16
6:30 - 8:30 pm

This class provides an understanding of the new version of Windows. Learn to use the desktop to work with files, folders and applications. Registration begins May 16 for OB-EN residents, and June 2 for non-residents, space permitting.


Tomato & Mozzarella Focaccia Bread

Tuesday, June 17
7:00 - 8:00 pm

Create the dough and add mozzarella, tomatoes and fresh basil. Take home and bake! Registration begins May 17 for OB-EN residents and on June 3 for non-residents, space permitting.


Infant & Child CPR/Choking

Saturday, June 21
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Lori Green, RN, certified CPR instructor and former EMT will instruct you in the life-saving techniques of infant & child CPR and Choking. $35 fee per person, checks payable to Lori Green. Registration begins May 21 for OB-EN residents and on June 7 for non-residents, space permitting.


Nutrition & Arthritis

Monday, June 23
1:00 - 2:00 pm

Learn about the different foods and nutrition options that can help you with your arthritis. Join nutrition and wellness specialist Alice Kaufman, MA, CHC and learn how to feel great, eat right and stay healthy. Registration begins May 23.



Setting Up Your New Windows 8 Computer

Monday, June 30
6:30 - 8:30 pm

In this hands-on class, learn how to set up your new computer to enhance your work environment. Learn how to create tiles, icons and folders on the start screen and desktop, get apps from the store, use display properties, put files where you need them, understand drives, folders and files, set up and install new programs, and much more. Registration begins May 30 for OB-EN residents, and on June 16 for non-residents, space permitting.

 

 

 

 

 


 



 


popcornThursday Movies

Movies are on Thursdays at 2 & 6:30 pm, unless otherwise noted. They are free and seating is on a first come basis. Click on the titles of the movies to bring you to a description.

  • April 17 - American Hustle (R, 138 min)
  • April 24 - Mandela (R, 147 min) *Due to length, the 2nd showing will begin at 6:00 pm
  • May 1 - TBA
  • May 8 - TBA
  • May 15 - TBA
  • May 22 - TBA
  • May 29 - TBA
  • June 5 - TBA
  • June 12 - TBA
  • June 19 - TBA
  • June 26 - TBA