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Seniors Calendar: Events from Nov. 7 to Nov. 14

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DEALING WITH ACHES AND PAINS

Get advice from a physical therapist about how to manage normal aches and pains of aging, 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Patchogue-Medford Library, 54-60 E. Main St., Patchogue, free, register to attend in-person or online at pmlib.org, 631-654-4700. Credit: iStock/Andreas Lindlahr

During the pandemic, most listed events are virtual; please call ahead before going to any event.

SENIOR SOFTBALL

Players 60 and older are invited to join an indoor game of softball for fun, 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Fridays beginning Nov. 30 at SUSA, 114 Parkway Dr. S., Hauppauge. Positions are rotated so players must be able to play all positions at an intermediate level (except pitcher), masking and social distancing are strictly enforced to minimize the spread of COVID-19. There is a onetime fee of $25, and $8 per game. Call Gary at 631-724-0666 to sign up or for more information.

FRANK SINATRA

Explore the life and career of singer Frank Sinatra through audio and video clips, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, hosted by Bethpage Public Library, free, visit bethpagelibrary.info for link information, 516-931-3907.

BAKING WORKSHOP

Learn how to make classic pumpkin-spiced bread, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by Bellmore Library, free, register for a link and get the recipe and list of ingredients at bellmorelibrary.org, 516-785-2990.

BIRDING ON LONG ISLAND

Learn how and where to observe the more than 340 species of birds that call Long Island home, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by Bethpage Public Library, free, visit bethpagelibrary.info for link information, 516-931-3907.

CONQUERING STRESS

Learn how stress affects the body and strategies to adapt to stress to live a healthy and happy life, 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by Oceanside Library, free, visit oceansidelibrary.com for a link, 516-766-2360.

HOLIDAY FAVORITES MADE HEALTHY

Learn how to enjoy festive foods without losing your healthy progress, presented by Long Island Community Hospital, 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, hosted by Sayville Library, free, register for a link at sayvillelibrary.org, 631-589-4440.

SMARTER SOCIAL SECURITY

Get a broad overview of the Social Security retirement program while examining in detail spousal and survivor benefits, 7 p.m. Wednesday, hosted by Bay Shore-Brightwaters Library, 1 South Country Rd., Brightwaters, free, register at bsbwlibrary.org, 631-665-4350.

WARNING SIGNS OF ALZHEIMER’S

Learn about 10 common warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease and what to watch for in yourself and others, presented by staff from the Alzheimer’s Association, 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, hosted by Glen Cove Library, free, register for a link at glencovelibrary.org, 516-676-2130.

THE REAL THANKSGIVING

Learn the history of Thanksgiving, noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, hosted by Hewlett-Woodmere Library, free, visit hwpl.org for a link, 516-374-1967.

AFTERNOON T.E.A.: RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN

Marcie Passley performs classic tunes of Rodgers and Hammerstein, including selections from "Carousel," "The King and I," "South Pacific" and more; bring your own refreshments, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Landmark on Main Street, 232 Main St., Port Washington, free, in-person and on Vimeo, proof of current vaccination status (vaccination card, Excelsior Pass) is required at entry, masks are recommended, register at landmarkonmainstreet.org, 516-767-6444.

FAMILIES AND POLITICS

Learn how to talk to family members with opposing views and learn strategies and skills for handling family political differences in a constructive way, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, hosted by Connetquot Library and the Braver Angels Long Island Alliance, free, register at braverangels.org/event/families-politics-3, 516-305-9251.

KNITTING AND CROCHETING

Beginners and experienced needleworkers are welcome, get help with a project; have yarn and needles on hand, 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, hosted by Freeport Library, free, visit freeportlibrary.info for a link, 516-379-3274.

A GUIDE TO BUYING COMPUTERS AND CONSUMER ELECTRONICS

Learn about the considerations before buying, the components of an informed purchase, finding trustworthy product evaluations and shopping online for bargains, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, hosted by Northport-East Northport Library, free, Suffolk County cardholders can register for a link at nenpl.org, 631-261-6930.

SOUTHAMPTON’S 20TH CENTURY INFLUENCERS

Discussion about Jane Wilson, an artist best known for the ethereal landscapes of her later career. She was part of the midcentury changes that put New York City and to some extent eastern Long Island, at the artistic avant-garde, 11 a.m. Thursday, hosted by Rogers Mansion Museum Complex, Southampton History Museum, free, register for a link at southamptonhistory.org, 631-283-2494.

SELL YOUR STUFF ONLINE

Learn how to sell stuff online, including creating an account, pricing items and using safe practices for selling locally, bring questions, 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, hosted by West Babylon Public Library, free, Suffolk County residents can register for a link at wbab.suffolk.lib.ny.us, 631-669-5445.

OPEN MIC FOR POETS AND WRITERS

Bring stories, essays or poems, sing an original song or come to listen and enjoy, five minutes per performer, 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 21, hosted by North Shore Library, free, Suffolk County residents can register for a link at northshorepubliclibrary.org, 631-929-4488.

Compiled by Gina Tabarus with LaToya Rodriguez, Daniel Variano and Keri Wall-Treudler

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