The CICC is a not-for-profit organization run entirely by volunteers dedicated to maintaining a clean, open space for the use of local residents. We offer a great place to take classes, give classes, hold meetings, run free clubs and socialize. Open Monthly Meetings of the Board are held on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Center Main Room. All members are encouraged to attend.
Community Center News
The Winter Member Appreciation Brunch was a great success. Thanks to all those who helped make it so. And thank you members for renewing and joining. The Membership Drive will continue for another month. If you need a renewal form please call 718-885-1145 and we will mail one. For up-to-date information visit: www.cityislandcommunitycenter.org, or call 718-885-1145.
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Reserve your place at A Taste of Italy: Carnevale Time at The Marketplace. Taste a variety of wines, purchase the best of olive oils, cheeses and pastas direct from the wholesaler. Call Francesca at 914-837-6830 for reservations and information.
Membership to the CICC is only $30 for families and $20 for individuals. Members are entitled to rent the center for family events at reasonable rates. To join the Center and for up-to-date information visit: www.cityislandcommunitycenter.org, or call 718-885-1145, or like us on Facebook and check for any changes in classes.
The Center is run by a volunteer board of directors who meet on the first Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Community Center Main Room at 190 Fordham Street. All members are encouraged to attend this open meeting. We always welcome and really need volunteers and donations. And, we always want to hear your ideas and thoughts about how to serve the community better.
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Heart Month: We Beat Together
Wednesday, February 12, 6:30. A coronary artery disease presentation with Cardiologist Dr. Nelson Chavarria. Heart healthy snacks served.
A Taste of Italy: Sunday, February 23, 1:00 to 6:00 P.M. This popular Italian marketplace is coming back to City Island. Mark your calendars and plan on getting the best of Italian products. Fresh pasta and mozzarella and wine will be served. Tickets for members $25, for non members $30. Call Francesca at 914-837-6830 for more information.
Sunday March 22, 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. Brunch and women’s health presentation. All ages welcome.
Mambo: Community Dance Workshop
Back on Sundays beginning March 22 , 3:30 P.M. Join One World Arts and Retumba to have fun learning to dance Mambo and play an instrument. Call Yvette Martinez for information at 718-885-2574.
Narcan Training, CPR and AED Training
Wednesday, March 25, 6:30 P.M. Learn when, why and how to use Narcan on individuals who have overdosed. Narcan will be provided.
Saturdays and Sundays at 7:30 A.M. All are welcome.
Apothecary of Essential Oils
Tuesdays at 7:30 P.M. Learn about the benefits today and how they were used thousands of years in the past. Visit: www.thehealingforce.net or call Francesca at 914-837-6830
Call to join Joann for this gentle class with an emphasis on the benefits of stretching and flexing. Contact at or 917-853-4719.
NEW DAY First and Third Mondays, 7:00 p.m. Open support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. Goals are to create a safe, empathetic and supportive environment and offer coping mechanisms for those working through bereavement. Please sign up with Jillian Cea via firstname.lastname@example.org or 347-419-1222.
Italian for the Traveler
Day and time to be announced. Learn basic conversational Italian with Maria Bortoluzzi and special guest Freddie Lando. Register now, please call Patty at 718-885-1891
Zumba with John
Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. Have fun, feel energetic and get in shape with John Molina. Call 914-882-0245 for details.