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Virtual Community Class: Art with Marie

Join artist Marie McLaughlin, for a virtual art experience! For today's virtual art session, you will reconnect with an earlier self by drawing a scene from your childhood. Feel free to reflect on what comes to mind when looking at your drawing, and share any stories! Supplies: Colored pencils Regular pencil Paper of any size […]

Virtual Community Class: Sing-Along with AFA

Join AFA for an enriching and fun sing-along! For today's virtual class, song lyrics will be presented on your screen to follow and sing along. Warm up your voice and let’s start singing some amazing music! This event will take place at the AFA Teal Room:

Activity Tip for the Weekend: International Jazz Day: Listen to Jazz Music!

Embrace the beautiful sounds & culture of Jazz! In this activity tip, Jackie will show you ways to celebrate International Jazz Day. This event will take place on AFA’s Facebook page:

Virtual Community Class: Songs & Stories with Lianne & Luke

Join two incredible New York theatre and music performers, Lianne & Luke, for a fun and educational music experience! The theme for this session is, “Cash, Cline & Friends”. The music featured highlights Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, and a few other legendary artists that they both performed with—Like Willie Nelson and Carl Perkins. Lets awaken positive memories […]

Virtual Community Class: Chair Yoga Series – In the Now

Join Sheryl Oleksak, 500 ERYT, for a 4-week chair yoga series that will open your heart, and connect your mind and body. This practice will bring you a sense of freedom from any tension or stress and leave you with feelings of safety and comfort. This week’s focus is In the Now. This event will […]

Virtual Community Class: 6-Week Art Series with Marnie

During this 6-week Virtual Community Class series, Marnie Herlands, MS, ATR-BC, LCAT, will demonstrate how to create an accordion book, which involves paper and simple folds, and designing your book utilizing materials of your choosing! Options will be offered to embellish the front and back covers and the pages in your book to reflect your […]

Virtual Community Class: Art with Hearts Need Art

Join artist, Hannah Garrison from Hearts Need Arts for a virtual painting class! In this virtual art class, you will learn several ways of using old gift cards to paint. Instead of paint brushes to move paint, you will use old gift cards as your brush! Your “blank canvas” can be anything from cardboard to […]

Webinar: Brain Health Awareness for Veterans-New York

  Did you know that veterans have an increased risk of memory impairments and dementia? This free webinar will empower New York veterans and their families with information and facts to understand the risks, be proactive about brain health, and learn about services and benefits available to help.   Click here to register   Agenda […]

Virtual Community Class: Stretch & Flex Fitness

Join AFA’s Manager of Therapeutic Programing, Jackie, MS, R-DMT, LCAT-LP, CDP, for a low-impact chair fitness class! This class will target all major muscle groups, while focusing on a range of motion, strength, posture, and fun! Wear comfortable/loose fitted clothing, and sneakers and join us for a fun fitness class! No prior fitness experience required. […]

Virtual Community Class: Storytelling & Art with Kathryne

Join Kathryne Fassbender, CDCS, for an inspiring storytelling session! In this virtual session, you will examine history, art, culture, and other topics of interest through the process of TimeSlips Storytelling and collective conversation. You will explore 3 works of art that are interconnected in some way or another. You will create a story for one […]

Virtual Community Class: Relax & Refresh

Comfy Cozy - Join AFA for a relaxing and meditative themed experience! In this Virtual Community class, relaxing images and soft music will guide you into a relaxing and calm state. Use this time to decompress and release anything that no longer serves you. This week's theme is Comfy Cozy. Find a comfortable place to […]