New Beginnings In-Person Classes

Upcoming In-Person Classes

Tuesday, August 10 at 1:30 pm

Lecture & Slides: The Life & Career of the Charming & Suave Vincent Price

Learn about the fascinating career of Vincent Price. While best known for his roles in horror films of the 1950s and 60s, Price enjoyed a diverse career as a stage and character actor. Presented by Pierre Montiel, Film Historian. Note: You must register for this program in advance with Vicki at 347-913-4395 or vmatalon@riverdaley.org. Seating is limited.

Friday, August 13 at 10:30 am

Concert at the Y’s Theater

George D. will sing tunes from the 40s through the 60s including works by Nat King Cole, Frank  Sinatra, Bobby Darin, The Rat Pack and more. Note: You must register for this program in advance with Vicki at 347-913-4395 or vmatalon@riverdaley.org.

Tuesday, August 17 at 1:30 pm

Art Talk & Slides

Join us as we explore Alice Neel: People Come First, a career-spanning survey of the work of this American visual artist recently presented at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The exhibition positions Neel as a radical painter and a champion of social justice whose longstanding commitment to humanist principles inspired her life as well as her art. Presented by Elana Kaplan, Educator and Lecturer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Note: You must register for this program in advance with Vicki at 347-913-4395 or vmatalon@riverdaley.org. Seating is limited.

Friday, August 20 at 1:00 pm

Concert at the Y’s Theater

Tony M. will sing and perform music from the 40s to the 80s including doo wop, oldies, jazz standards, disco and dance tunes. Note: You must register for this program in advance with Vicki at 347-913-4395 or vmatalon@riverdaley.org.

Tuesday, August 24 at 1:00 pm

Talk & Slides: Carousels: Then and Now 

There was a time when 5,000 carousels dotted the landscape of this country – today only 150 remain. Where did they go? How did Coney Island go from 25 carousels to just one? Who were the masters of this art form? What is the state of carousel production today? This presentation will take you from the earliest days of carousels up to the present day. Presented by Mario Medici, Amateur Photographer and Art History enthusiast. Note: You must register for this program in advance with Vicki at 347-913-4395 or vmatalon@riverdaley.org. Seating is limited.

Friday, August 27 at 1:00 pm

Concert at the Y’s Theater

With Grigory Muldganov singing and playing the saxophone, accordion and clarinet. Lively American, Jewish and Italian  music, popular tunes from the 40s to the 70s and more. Note: You must register for this program in advance with Vicki at 347-913-4395 or vmatalon@riverdaley.org.

Tuesday, August 31 at 12:00 pm

Rosh Hashanah Luncheon 

Rabbi Joseph Robinson, Director of Community Engagement at the Y, will speak about the upcoming holiday prior to our festive meal. Tickets are available from Vicki or Toby daily at 11am beginning August 10. There is a suggested contribution of $8.00. Exact change or check required. You may reserve a table for four or you will be assigned to a table with others.  Seating is limited to 60 people. People expecting to eat without reservations will be given a smaller take home meal.

Tuesday, August 31 at 1:30 pm

Concert at the Y’s Theater

Albert Mulad, Violinist, will be playing International Music.

Spanish, Jewish, Hungarian, Russian, & more. Note: You must  register for this program  in advance  with Vicki  at 347- 913- 4395 or vmatalon@riverdaley.org

Weekly Classes

Tuesdays at 10:00 am

T’ai Chi: Registration Not Required

With Steve Shulman.

Tuesdays at 10:15 am

Functional Movement: Advance Registration Required

Stretch and Strength class with a focus on making everyday activities easier.  You can sit in a chair or standup. With Certified Fitness Instructor, Terry Roche. Advance Registration required.

Wednesdays at 1:00 pm

Bliss Fit: Registration Not Required

This is a hybrid class. Well rounded exercise class utilizing dance, yoga, and strength  training  exercises.  Enhances overall fitness & well-being. Lively music is played throughout  the class.  With Instructor Trinity Schmidt. This class will be held in the GYM on the B2 level.

Wednesdays at 1:30 pm

Aqua Aerobics: Advance Registration Required

A fitness class taught in our pool.Open to all levels & abilities. Being able to swim is not required but a swim cap is. With Instructor, Laura Defendini

Thursdays at 10:00 am

Stay Well Exercise: Registration Not Required

In this class, we alternate between sitting & standing with a focus on muscle strengthening & joint mobility. On the other days of the week StayWell exercise classes will continue virtually. This class takes place in the dining room on the 2nd floor and is led by Marie Yaker, Volunteer & Certified Stay Well Instructor.

Thursday, July 29 at 1:00 pm

Chair Yoga: No Registration Required.

Pammi Anandani’s class. This is a hybrid class.