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Activities and Interests

This is a list of interest categories and the interests within each category. Click on an interest to learn more about that item. If you are logged in, you will also see the members who have declared that interest, with a link to their member directory entry. Click the "More Info" link info to view additional information about the interest group.

Community Projects

56 Members
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.
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
40 Members
Good Neighbors of Park Slope is an active participant in several community fall prevention programs, and we sometimes reach out to our members for their stories. If you wouldn't mind being contacted, please add your name to this list.
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
104 Members
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

92 Members
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.
Coordinator: Iris Lipner
43 Members
please add your name to the email list (click on arrow below), to be notified when we schedule talks. If you would like to be on the committee to help schedule events, please contact the coordinator
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
30 Members
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.
Coordinator:  Irene Talbott
28 Members
Join our team to help spread the word about Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE).
Coordinator: Lynne Ornstein
195 Members
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.
Coordinator: Andi Peretz

Support Groups

7 Members
This is a group of people 85 and over who come together to discuss the unique issues of being in this age and coping with daily life. Members are welcome to register for group that meets Thursday afternoons.
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
27 Members
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 or create a group, please contact the coordinator, please contact us.
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
56 Members
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.
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
20 Members
This is a support group for those experiencing vision problems who are interested in sharing their expertise and seeking information and help.
Coordinator: Andi Peretz

Informational Lectures and Series

Please add your name to the categories that you are interested in. We will notify you first when activities are scheduled.
133 Members
Please add your name to this group to be notified first when we have scheduled health related talks. If you have topics you would like to see presented, please contact andi with your suggestions.
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
203 Members
If you would like to speak to Good Neighbors on any topic, please contact the coordinator of this group. To be notified about upcoming talks, please add your name to this list.
Coordinator: Andi Peretz

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
115 Members
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.
Coordinator: Iris Lipner
155 Members
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. Please check the calendar to join the "Art Museum and Gallery Lovers" Group that meets monthly.
64 Members
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
Coordinator: Joyce Jed
80 Members
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.
Coordinator: Joyce Jed
95 Members
Please add your name to this email list if you are interested in Bird Watching. We will email you first as soon as we set up presentations or groups on this topic. We currently have a group that meets monthly. Please check the calendar or contact the group's contact person.
Coordinator: Suzanne Nicoletti
167 Members
We currently have several on-going book clubs. Please check the calendar to see if there are any openings in the club that matches your interest. If you have any questions, contact that group's contact person for more information.
Coordinator: Joyce Jed
49 Members
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.
Coordinator: Elizabeth Wells
38 Members
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.
Coordinator: Suzanne Nicoletti
24 Members
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
Coordinator: Lynne Ornstein
40 Members
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. We currently have no in person games scheduled, but if you are intested in hosting, contact Andi
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
13 Members
Seeking other interested people who want to play chess. We currently have no in-person games scheduled, but if you are interested in playing, please contact Greg or Andi
Coordinator:  Greg Otis
46 Members
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.
Coordinator: Joyce Jed
15 Members
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.
Coordinator:  Joseph A Zarba
4 Members
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
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
66 Members
Join us for our discussions in Spanish as we practice our language skills. Add your name to our list to be notified first if we set up new conversation groups.
Coordinator:  Ellen Heaphy Rios
61 Members
If you'd be interested in cooking or baking classes please add your name to this email list. If you'd like to lead or demonstrate a class, please contact Andi.
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
67 Members
Join us for discussions on various current events. Please check calendar for schedule and topics. Be sure to add your name to this email list to be notified of groups and topics.
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
182 Members
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!
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
66 Members
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
23 Members
Group to learn about and share ideas about searching for family history.
Coordinator:  Carol Jeffery
73 Members
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.
Coordinator: Sandy Haber
66 Members
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.
Coordinator: ruth gastel
19 Members
If you are interested in the librettos of Gilbert and Sullivan and would like to discuss/read/watch with others, add your name to this list and you will be notified when we meet.
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
13 Members
We are looking for members who may be interested in golf outings. If you are interested in organizing golf outings for interested members, please contact us and we can help make it happen.
114 Members
Please add your name to this list of people interested in History and Politics and you will be notified when when we schedule new discussion groups or guest speakers on these topics. If you are interested in starting a group, please contact andi.gnps@gmail with your ideas
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
70 Members
These groups are for people who have some experience knitting/crocheting and would like to enjoy this activity with others. Members help each other to improve skills.
Coordinator: Joyce Jed
28 Members
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.
Coordinator: Elizabeth Wells
44 Members
If you would like to learn this popular game. Please sign up here and we'll be in touch.
Coordinator: Elizabeth Wells
112 Members
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.
Coordinator:  Frannie Hoff
92 Members
Low impact exercise classes aimed at seniors.
Coordinator:  NAME REMOVED
163 Members
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
39 Members
We welcome you to add your name to this list if you are interested in performing for other GNPS members, or you are interested in receiving information about performances and concerts in the area.
19 Members
Each week we'll sketch for an hour or two. Come enjoy the company, the views, the creative inspiration. This is NOT a class! Just a small, informal get-together to have fun drawing. Please bring whatever you'd like to work with: pens, pencils, pastels, paper, sketchbook, iPad…. We'll choose a convenient weekday time to share a casual, stimulating activity. Please add your name, for more information. (Note: No Instruction. No Art Supplies provided)
Coordinator:  Carol Milano
60 Members
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.
Coordinator:  Van Brody
37 Members
We are hoping to get enough people interested so that we can play. If interested please add your name to this interest group
Coordinator:  Alice Boles Ott
21 Members
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!
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
12 Members
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.
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
58 Members
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. If you would like to lead a play reading, please contact us and we can schedule it. No experience necessary!
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
23 Members
For people interested in reading or listening to poetry. Please add your name here and we will notify you when we have something scheduled.
23 Members
Please check calendar or contact coordinator for more information
Coordinator:  NAME REMOVED
31 Members
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.
Coordinator: 
85 Members
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.
45 Members
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.
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
61 Members
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!!
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
45 Members
Please add your name to this mailing list to receive updates on this group. To register to attend Shakespeare group meetings, please register on the calendar.
57 Members
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
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
106 Members
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.
Coordinator:  Joan Emerson
70 Members
If you are interested in taking Tai Chi classes, please add your name to this list to be notified when classes are scheduled.
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
62 Members
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.
32 Members
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
81 Members
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.
Coordinator:  NAME REMOVED
15 Members
We are in the process of creating discussion groups for people who want to talk about the trips they have taken and/or discuss travel they want to do. Please add your name to this list if you are interested in joining us.
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
138 Members
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!
26 Members
To be notified first when we schedule TRIVIA games, please add your name to this list.
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
104 Members
We currently have 2 walking groups. Please check calendar for information. Adding your name here does not register you for the walking group. This is an email list for announcements and updates If you would like to create a walking group for a different time/day, please notify andi.gnps@gmail.com
189 Members
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.
Coordinator: Andi Peretz
90 Members
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!
62 Members
Please add your name to this list and you will be notified when classes are scheduled. If you are qualified and would like to lead a class, please let us know.
Coordinator: Andi Peretz

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!
22 Members
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.
Coordinator:  Ellen Fenton
44 Members
Looking for others to ride with! Lets form a GNPS riding group!
24 Members
Willing to share your dreams with others and find people to join you? Let's talk and see what happens. Add your name to the list and you will be notified when meetings are planned.
74 Members
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.
57 Members
Looking for people who share your love of games? Let us know! What kinds of games are you interested in.
92 Members
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.
Coordinator:  NAME REMOVED
12 Members
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.
55 Members
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.

Broadcast Bulletin Board

200 Members
Coordinator:  Bulletin X Coordinator

Not Active

These groups may have been active at some point or may be just ideas that never got off the ground.
18 Members
The sign up for this program is closed. You can add your name and if it is reactivated, we will notify you.
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