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.

September 2019
Community Center News


Our third annual Fall Harvest Dance will take place on Saturday, October 12, with music from the wonderful doo wop group, “The Bel Aires,” and a delicious hot buffet to enjoy. Tickets are available for $40 for members and $45 for non members. Please call Sue at 718-885-1521 to reserve your place. Payment due by October 1.  

We are happy to announce that MAMBO, sponsored by the Bronx Council on the Arts and brought to City Island by Retumba/One World Arts, will continue with lessons and family fun beginning September 29 on Sundays at 3:30 p.m.  

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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A Wellness Day

Sunday, September 22, admission $10. Contact: www.thehealingforce.net or call 914- 837-6830

Fall Harvest Dance

Saturday, October 12, 7:00 p.m. See above. Call 718-885-1521 for reservations.

Creative Arts Workshop for Ages 4-6

Creative Arts Workshop for Ages 4-6: Tuesdays, 4:00p.m.- 4:45p.m. beginning September 10. Children have fun with collage, finger painting, mask making and more.  Call 914-837-6830 to register for this free class. 

Mambo: Community Dance Workshops

Sundays, starting September 29 at 3:30 p.m. One World Arts and Retumba invites City Islanders of all ages to come join the fun of learning to dance, play an instrument, or, choreograph a Mambo. Call Yvette Martinez for info 718-885-2574.

Compassionate Journey

Wednesdays, 7:00 p.m. Meets every other week September 4 & 18, October 2, 16 & 30. Open support group for anyone who has lost a loved one. The goals are to create a safe, empathetic and supportive environment  and offer coping mechanisms and insights for those working through bereavement. Please sign up with Jillian Cea via jcea@gmail.com or 347-419-1222.

Salsa Classes on the Island

Thursdays, 8:00 p.m. in October. Beginner course to learn all about Salsa, the moves and the steps, with Melissa Rosado. To register contact www.melissarosado.com or 347-739-2076. 

Scrapbooking for Children and Adults

Begins in October. Create scrapbooks, family trees etc. To register or for more information, text Regina at 269-873-2385 or rsanglier10464@gmail.com

Script and Scribble

Begins in October. Fun with cursive writing. To register or for more information text Regina at 269-873-2385 or rsanglier10464@gmail.com.


Feldenkrais Class

New day and time. Mondays at 6:30 p.m.  Find greater ease of movement, flexibility, relief from pain, relaxation, and improved posture. Feldenkrais exercises involve a combination of gentle movements, rest, and self-awareness, which give your brain and body access to helpful information to improve the way your body feels and functions. For information please contact Julie Kavee 347-266-6247 juliekavee@gmail.com

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