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Education Week on Obamacare will be held from December 16 through 20 at 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Shore Hill Neighborhood Center, 9000 Shore Road. Topics will cover what Obamacare is, who is eligible, why it is important, and how it works. For more information please call 718-210-1050.
Join Hayden astronomers and members of the Amateur Astronomers Association for the final night of the fall. They’ll provide details on how to observe the night sky and provide a “sneak preview” of what it will look like from inside Hayden’s world-famous Space Theater, utilizing its state-of- the-art Zeiss IX planetarium projector. Then, weather permitting, we’ll head outside to the Ross Terrace to observe celestial objects.
Dr. Mark Bertin speaks about mindful practices. Mindfulness means aiming to live fully aware of our moment-to-moment experience with objectivity and compassion. Through hundreds of studies, the practice of mindfulness has been shown potentially useful for everything from stress management and anxiety to attention training in ADHD. While meditation is frequently part of the program and may seem intimidating to imagine, in reality, mindfulness is accessible to anyone.
To celebrate Super Bowl XLVIII coming to MetLife Stadium and the New York/New Jersey area, the Children’s Museum of Manhattan (CMOM) and the National Football League (NFL) will offer children and their families an exclusive look into the world of NFL officials in the new interactive exhibit and program You Make the Call: Learn to be An NFL Official, which opens at CMOM (212 West 83rd Street) on January 8 and runs through February 28.
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6-Week workshop conducted by Dr. Mark Bertin. ADHD affects quality of life in a myriad of ways: increased stress levels, struggles at work and school, and challenges in personal relationships. Recent research shows that mindfulness, meditation and related stress-reduction techniques may improve executive function and attention, reduce stress, promote cognitive flexibility in problem solving, foster emotional well-being, and mitigate ADHD effects through enhanced self-awareness and self-regulation.
The New York City – Southern New York Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society will host the sixth annual Climb to the Top at Rockefeller Center to raise funds and awareness of multiple sclerosis, taking steps toward a world with the disease. Presented by Tishman Speyer, Climb to the Top is expected to draw 1,500 participants who will climb 66 flights of stairs to the Top of the Rock Observation Deck on the 69th floor of the famed New York City skyscraper at Rockefeller Center.