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Community Projects


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Good Neighbors of Park Slope and NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital are working together to help make Park Slope a safer neighborhood. Several of our members have attended one of the Fall Prevention Workshops that GNPS and NYP Brooklyn Methodist have sponsored and we have heard that many of you have fallen outside or in your home. We are looking for people who have fallen and who want to talk about it, write about it or get involved in neighborhood walkabouts to identify hazardous blocks. Please add your name to the email list We will be get back to you with more information.
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Sometimes we are asked to help or sponsor Bake Sales for events that GNPS supports. Please add your name here if we can contact you to bake when we are invited to help.
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We are seeking to build an email list of members who are volunteering in any capacity in the community and would like to share their experiences with others. Please add your name to the list and we will contact you about this.

Advocacy Activities


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GNPS Advocacy Issues are issues that Good Neighbors has decided are important to our mission and where we feel we can make a difference. Please add your name to this email list if you are currently on an advocacy committee or you are interested in what our Good Neighbors of Park Slope Advocacy committees are working on.

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Join our team to help spread the word about Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE).
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please add your name to the email list (arrow to the right), to be notified when we schedule talks. If you would like to be on the committee to help schedule events, please contact the coordinator
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Join this group if you'd like to learn more about reverse mortgages for coop owners. We'll keep you informed about the status of the NYS legislation and invite you to a meeting to discuss how we can influence the legislation to strengthen protections for coop owners.
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Irene Talbott

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Add your name to this list if you are interested in receiving information from other members about Social Activism Events happening in our area. You will be sent emails about these events which will include information about the member to contact for more information, and/or to join the event. To send an email to others on this list please email goodneighborsofparkslope@gmail.com, and it will be sent out for you.
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Support Groups


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A small, informal group of care givers meet on a regular basis to share experiences, information and feelings about their situations. For more information or to join a group please contact the coordinator, Dick Nininger (r31nin@hotmail.com), or call us.
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Need help and motivation to tackle the clutter in your home? Many of our members have found our clutter support groups to be helpful. If you are interested in starting a group, please let us know. If you are interested in being in a group, please add your name to the list.
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Social Activities - Active

This is a list of social activities that have formed and are active or very close to being active. If you are interested in any of these groups, please click on the arrow and sign up. This will make sure you are on the mailing list and receive advance notice of this group's activities. If you have questions or suggestions, please notify andi.gnps@gmail.com

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Small group discussion about problems of aging, sharing ideas about dealing with changes in our lives and discussing practical solutions to problems, caregiving and self-help. This is not a therapy group as there will be neither interpretations nor delving into intrapsychic issues. You can register on the calendar for groups. Please add your name to the list to be on the email list for this topic.
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This group will select a specific exhibit at an art gallery or museum and discuss. Please add your name to this interest group to be on our mailing list and receive updates

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Please add you name to the list and you will be contacted to attend organizational meetings to plan a GNPS art show. Artists and non-artists needed to plan this committee
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Please add your name to this list if you are interested in showing your work at a GNPS Art Show. You will be contacted by the art show committee.
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Very "slo-mo, lo-impact" basketball group forming. No games...yet. Practice passing, dribbling, layups and shooting from the foul line. If you are interested, please click on the arrow to add your name to the email list.
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Ellen Fenton

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If you are interested in LEARNING to play bridge, please click on the arrow to the left, and add your name to the mailing list. You will be notified when classes will begin.
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If you know how to play and would like to get together with others for a regular game, please click on the arrow to the right and add your name to the mailing list. You will be notified when a game is scheduled.
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Come learn how to make giant bubbles to amaze your grandchildren and friends. Please add your name to the list to be notified when these workshops are scheduled
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Are you interested in learning or playing canasta? Please click on the arrow to the right to add your name to the email list and we will be in touch.
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Seeking other interested people who want to play chess. We have started setting up games and please contact us if you are interested in playing.
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Greg Otis

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Keep those language skills sharp!. Join us for a session of French conversation. Click on the arrow to the right to be on the mailing list to receive advance notice of when we are meeting.
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Gain new language skills while having fun and learning from each other in a small group. Various levels of command and fluency, from beginner to advanced intermediate, but please, have some familiarity with the language.
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Joseph Zarba

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If you are interested in creating or joining a conversational language group, please contact the coordinator with what you are looking for and add you name to this list. Click on the arrow to the right
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Join us for our discussions in Spanish as we practice our language skills. Add your name to our list to be notified first when our sessions are planned.
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Do you like to dance? We are looking for people who like to dance and we can form a group. We have the sound system and if you have the desire, we can find a space. Please click on the arrow to the right and add your name! If you would like to help organize something, please contact goodneighborsofparkslope@gmail.com and let us know you can help organize something.

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If you are interested in joining a small group of other GNPS members for a quiet breakfast/lunch/dinner/happy hours in Park Slope, sign up here and you will be the first to be notified when outings are planned. We'll usually plan at locations along Fifth and Seventh Avenues with a few surprise locations in between. Check the calendar and the What's Happening box on the Home Page to see what is scheduled and sign up thru the calendar if you can join us!
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There are several discussion groups in our organization on end of life preparations and decisions. Please add your name if you want to be notified of group discussions and events on this topic

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Our current folk singing group is usually full, but check the calendar to see if there are any available slots. Group meets last Thursday of each month. Click on the arrow to the right to be put on mailing list for announcements.
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GNPS Garden Club activities will be determined by its members but among the ideas we've considered are: information on basic gardening techniques; visits to members gardens; tips on growing herbs and vegetables; trips to shows and public gardens; and such craft projects as garden stepping stones. We look forward to your ideas. Please add your name to this list to be notified of updates.
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We start sitting in a chair. We incorporate gentle movements from Yoga, Tai-Chi, Alexander and Feldenkrais. We provide mats, blocks, straps and other props.
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We are looking for members who may be interested in golf outings. Please add your name to this interest group and hopefully we can get something organized.
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Peter Fischer

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iPEST is Important Political, Economic and Social Topics. We are a group that meet to discuss the important topics of our society. Please click on the arrow to add your name to our mailing list to be notified of our events as they happen. Currently we have no one organizing talks or discussions. If you are interested in helping to organize something or lead a discussion, please contact goodneighborsofparkslope@gmail.com

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We will have one group for those who would like to knit/crochet with others, and one for those who want to learn with a teacher. Please contact the coordinator to say which you prefer.
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If you are interested in hosting a game or giving lessons, please contact the coordinator. Otherwise please add your name to this group to be notified when a game is scheduled.
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If you would like to learn this popular game. Please sign up here and we'll be in touch.
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Looking for a way to deal with life's stress? Have you tried meditation? Please add your name to the email list if you would like to be kept up-to-date with our meditation group's schedule.
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Frannie Hoff

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Looking for a group to go to the movies with? maybe grab a bite after and discuss? Click on the arrow to the right and add your name to be notified of upcoming movies as soon as scheduled. Suggestions welcome. email suggestions to goodneighborsofparkslope@gmail.com

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A one hour class incorporating elements of Dance Arts, Healing Arts and Martial Arts. We start slow, increase intensity to include aerobics, and cool down with stretches and meditative movements.
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Looking for other people who may be interested in forming a photography group. If interested, please click on the arrow on the right and add your name. Once we have a few interested people, we can meet and discuss, or you can email me your suggestions.
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Van Brody

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Yes, the game your dad used to play! If interested in learning, please sign up here to be added to the mailing list to be notified of classes. Currently we need someone to teach and a place to meet! Let me know if you can help!
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If you already know how to play and would like to get a regular game going, please sign up here. Currently we need a place to meet and we can get a game going! Let me know if you'd like to host.
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Please click on the arrow to the right to add your name to be on the email list to be notified of when this group will meet. We will read both plays by our members as well as existing plays. No experience necessary, meeting once a month.
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Two regular poker games have been created. One is for people who are still learning and one is for more experienced players. Please check calendar or contact coordinator for more information
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Please sign up here if you are interested in learning the various games, how to bet, etc. These will be lessons for the novice. Click on the arrow to the right to be notified of when classes begin.
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Wouldn't it be great to have monthly pot luck dinners? Members could sign up to bring a dish to share once a month, rotating meetings through members homes. Alternatively, or perhaps additionally, could be a cooking club, where members cook recipes from selected cookbooks and then share the results at a get together. Please add your name here to find to be on the mailing list for more information or to hear first when dates are scheduled.

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If you are concerned about aging in place in terms of making your home safe, having to move, having to find a new place to live, please add you name to this list. You will be notified as relevant activities are created.
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To be on the Scrabble mailing list you should sign up here. To join us for our next game, please go to the Events Calendar, click on the next Scrabble Club date and sign in. Space may be limited. All Levels Welcome!!
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If you are interested in joining other single people to talk, share and laugh, please add your name to the email list by clicking on the arrow to the right. If you are intereted in helping to set up something, please contact andi.gnps@gmail.com
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This is a get-together for a drink at one of the local bars on the first Friday of each month from 4:30 to 6:00. No pre-registration required, we just show up, buy ourselves a drink, and chat with fellow members. One of our goals is to change venues each time until we find the perfect setting, so check the calendar to see where we'll be. Come alone or bring a partner. All welcome.
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Joan Emerson

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Each month we meet and discuss a topic of interest to our attendees. Please add your name to our email list to be notified when topics are announced.

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This is a mailing list for people who may be interested in performing. See above THEATER OUTINGS if you are interested in going to the theater
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This is an a list for people interested in attending theater productions. If you would like to organize an outing, please let us know. You will be notified when we have theater outings scheduled.
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This is a group for people who love new experiences and want to travel, explore and share ideas. Experiences could be anything from visiting a restaurant in Queens to overnight stays outside the city, to weekends in Vermont or a trip to the south of France! Anything goes!

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Interested in trying to organize a volleyball game? We can try to organize one game and if it's successful can try to schedule more. Please add you name here.

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We meet Sunday Mornings at Grand Army Plaza and PPW at 8:30. To be added to the email list to be notified of changes to our schedule, or so we can contact you if we have announcements, please click on the arrow to the right and add your name.
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If you would like advance notice of scheduled walking tours in and around NYC, please click on the arrow to the right and add your name to our email list.
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Groups are forming to share writings and possibly discuss. Sign up here and more information will be sent as groups form. Memoir writing. Short Stories, etc.

Social Activities - Pending

This is a list of groups that may form, once we have enough interested members to form a group. Please sign up here to be notified of updates. Please contact Andi Peretz at andi.gnps@gmail.com with all your suggestions!

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Looking for others to ride with! Lets form a GNPS riding group!

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Looking for people who share your love of games? Let us know! What kinds of games are you interested in.

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Please let us know if you are interested in being on a committee to get speakers on any topics to give talks to members.

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Would you like to tap into the Brooklyn home brew culture and see what they are coming up with? Are you interested in wine tastings? Sign up here and lets find out what's brewing in Brooklyn!
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