From LA to Israel: Iris Bahr and What Inspired “See You Tomorrow”  

Coming August 1-7 to the 14Y Theater is LABA Humor Fellow Iris Bahr, the award-winning star of Dai (enough) and recurring roles on Hacks, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and her original series Svetlana. See You Tomorrow is a funny and poignant exploration of love, loss, bureaucracy, culture shock and resilience as Iris upends her life to […]

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Special Memories with Dad

Father’s Day is on June 19, and I would like to discuss wonderful memories I have shared with my father. One of them was the time my dad took me on a trip to Istanbul from January 5-11, 2013, as a gift after I graduated college prep. Needless to say, there are few things more […]

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Creating Space for LGBTQ+ Youth

At the 14Y we often say, “You belong here.” We put this value into action by creating and implementing exciting, inclusive programming. One such example is New Country Pride Camp (NCPC), a camp especially for New York’s LGBTQ+ youth. To celebrate Pride month and NCPC’s growth in its second year, we asked two people here […]

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The Healing Power of the Creative Arts

Our first annual Celebrate Arts Festival shines a spotlight on Educational Alliance older adult artists and their creative work for Older Americans Month. Behind these artists and their creative expression are passionate arts educators, all of whom agree that creating art in the time of COVID is more healing and impactful than ever. A recent […]

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Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which started in America in 1949 and was founded by the Mental Health America Organization. I would like to share with you what it’s all about as well as some tips about how to take care of our mental health. Mental Health Conditions are Common Mental health conditions in […]

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First Annual Celebrate Arts Festival

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the inaugural Celebrate Arts festival, hosted across five Educational Alliance older adult sites throughout the month of May to celebrate Older Americans Month. We could not think of a better time to honor the rich cultural history of our settlement house–committed to improving the public good and […]

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Virtual Open House for Active Older Adults

Join the 14th Street Y and UnitedHealthcare for a special Virtual Open House for active older adults. This free live-stream will feature two of our most popular virtual fitness classes – Zumba Gold with Denise and Cardio/Strength Training with Elizabeth. Each fun, active fitness class will be 20 minutes long, giving you a taste of […]

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5th Annual Symposium on Positive Aging

The Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan presents the 5th Annual Symposium on Positive Aging. With the theme of “Resilience, Hope, and Optimism,” this virtual symposium will feature a conversation between Paul Irving, Chairman, Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging and Rabbi Laura Geller, author of Getting Good at Getting Older. Attendees select one workshop […]

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Groove: Young at Heart with Yvonne | Gymnasium

A fun & easy dance class inspired by the music. Tune into bones & joints. You can’t get it wrong. PLEASE NOTE: All equipment provided. Classes are free for members except where indicated ($). Non-Members can attend with purchase of a Day Pass. Non-Members can attend Mommy & Me classes with purchase of a 5-class […]

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