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Job Openings at RSS

We currently have openings for an Executive Assistant (to our Executive Director, Julie Dalton) and two bus drivers.  

Check Out These Ongoing Classes & Special Events (both online and In Center) in:


RSS In-Center EVENING Event

The Diary of Anne Frank: 
The 75th Anniversary 
Wednesday, August 24 at 5 PM


75 years ago The Diary of Anne Frank was published. Its impact around the world was almost immediate.

In honor of this event, RSS presents a special evening as a tribute to Anne Frank and the legacy of her diary. A film will be shown (including a tour of the Annex and an interview with Otto Frank) and a discussion of this book's impact. We'll end the evening with a group dinner and drinks. There is a recommended $5 voluntary donation if you will be attending dinner. This event is in the Center only, there is no online component.

You can register online, in the center, or by calling 718.884.5900
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Celebrate Women's Equality Day with RSS (In Center & Online) 

Friday, 8/26 at 1 PM.  Since 1971, Women’s Equality Day has been celebrated annually on August 26. Women’s Equality Day is a symbol of women’s continued fight for equal rights.

This year RSS celebrates this important day by presenting a concert by the Flume Ensemble. The concert will focus on songs about and written and composed by women. RSS member Jane House will start our event off by telling us more about the history and importance of Women's Equality Day.
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Other Highlights in August

We have some great tech classes coming up. Learn how to use YoutubeInstagram, Facebook REGISTER HERE!

A Tour of Central Park with Sylvia Laudien-Meo

Tues, Aug 16 at 6 PM
On this virtual tour with art historian Sylvia Laudien-Meo, we will be able to look at images of the park’s history including Seneca Village, the original design, its various design features, and public art.

September Book Club: The Paper Palace

Plenty of time to read the book before the club meets on Wednesday, September 21!  Learn more about the book and REGISTER HERE.

PPMNY Offer to RSS

Many of you have taken classes offered by RSS from Plant Powered Metro New York. Their 21 day jumpstart program starts soon. This program is not affiliated with RSS but we do want you to know about it. 

August is National Immunization Month.

If you have an ongoing health condition — like diabetes or heart disease — getting vaccinated is especially important. Vaccines can protect you from serious diseases (and related complications) so you can stay healthy as you age. Getting vaccinated can help keep you, your family, and your community healthy."  Click here to read more. 
Find out what vaccinations are recommended for older adults with the Adult Vaccine Assessment Tool from the CDC. 

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