Movie Mondays

Movies shown on  Mondays   

1:00PM - 3:00PM


August 6-I Tonya
August 13-Father Figure
August 20-Wonder
August 27-The Post





Individual Benefit Reviews

Benefits in Brief:

Did you retire or become Medicare eligible recently? Have questions about your medical insurance?  Are you having trouble understanding your benefits?  Are you aware that the union provides supplemental benefits?  We can help!  Sign up for one of the benefit workshops listed on the monthly event calendar or  make an appointment to speak with a Benefit Representative in the Retiree Division on one of the appointment days!

















Computer  Classes  /   Learn to Swim   /   Aqua Fit

Reminder Computer Classes!

Tuesday 10am-12pm
Using your Andriod SmartPhone and Tablet.

Tuesday 1pm-3pm
 Using  Your Iphone and Ipad

Thursday 10am-2pm
Photos with Smart Phone andTablet Excursions in NYC andBeyond!



Join In on the Fun with Fellow Retirees


All Events you must call to RSVP!


Events are held at the Retiree

Division located at

97 Hudson Street.

Checks and money orders should be mailed to:

CWA Local 1180

Retiree Division.

ATTN: Monthly Events

6 Harrison Street,

NY, NY 10013


August 2018

Weekly  Workshops


Mondays August  6, 13, 20, 27-Intro to Computers and Windows10: Making life easier with your computer -Wouldn’t you like to: Create a flyer or newsletter? Pay parking tickets online? Know where your UPS and FedEx packages are? Go to free concerts & events in NYC? Come learn all this, and more!  Time:10:00am-12:00pm


Mondays August 6, 13, 20, 27-Your Mac and You -Finally, a class just for Mac users! You'll learn the Mac way of doing things (which is much simpler than Windows),including email, photos, cool apps, music, iCloud,backing up, and much more! Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm


Tuesdays August 7, 14, 21, 28-Take Control of Your Android Smartphone and Tablet- We cover setting up your device, installing great apps and MUCH more.Time:10:00am-12:00pm


Tuesdays August 7, 14, 21, 28-Yoga- Keep your mobility, strength and flexibility. Join the Yoga class.Time: 11:00am- 12:30pm


Tuesdays August 7, 14, 21, 28- Dance with Margaret- Enjoy ballroom dancing and learning new steps. Time: 1:00pm -2:00pm


Tuesdays August 7, 14, 21, 28-Take Control of Your iPhone & iPad-Learn to setup your device, use iCloud backup, Apple Music, Face Time, Find-my-iPhone, and more! Time:1:00 pm-3:00pm


Tuesdays August 7, 14, 21, 28- Stretch with Irene -for a greater range of motion. Time: 2:00pm -3:00pm


Wednesdays August 1, 8, 15, 29-The Art of Walking-This ingenious class adds a twist to maintaining good posture and walking skills. Your body and mind will benefit. Time: 2:00pm -3:00pm


Fridays August 3, 10, 17, 24-Zumba-Rhythm dance and aerobics, choreographed to all types of music.Time: 10:30am -11:30am


Fridays August 3, 10, 17, 24-Stretch and Toning with Irene. Time: 11:30am -12:30pm


Fridays August 3, 10, 17, 24-Line Dancing with Phoenix -Come learn the latest line dancing steps while stimulating your brain and your muscles. Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm






 Seminars and Events

Wednesday August 1-NEW SEMINAR: Using Email With Confidence (and without Confusion)! Part 3-In Part 3 we focus on setting up and using email on your smartphone or tablet. We also review from Parts 1 & 2 how to send webpage links, attach documents, send photos and delete old messages. Yes, bring your device with you! Time: 10:00am-2:00pm


Thursday August 2-Special Indoor Photography Class: Like Your Camera, Love Your Pictures -Now that you’ve taken so many photos on our trips, come learn how what to do with them! We’ll cover how to transfer them from your camera or smartphone to your computer, and the cloud. As well as how to make them look better with free and easy-to-use photo apps. Plus, you’ll get valuable tips on taking better pictures with your device — including selfies! Time: 10:00am-2:00pm


Wednesday August 8-NEW SEMINAR: How to Move Your Stuff when Changing or Upgrading your Smartphone/Tablet.-Worried about leaving all you your contacts, apps, games and precious photos behind when you replace your old, broken or lost device? Come learn how to easily backup and transfer it all. Also learn how to track your lost device via the web. Time: 10:00am-2:00pm


Thursday August 9-Benefits & Birthday Wishes Luncheon- Let’s have a birthday party and celebrate your special day.  If your birthday is May to August come in and celebrate your birthday with fellow retirees.  If it is not your birthday come and party with us! Time: 12:30 pm -2:30pm


Friday August 10 -Restaurant Club-Opry City Stage -Come enjoy a true taste of the south with the best of Nashville food and live Country Music. The heart of country music now has a stage in the capital of the world! Location: 1604 Broadway (at 49th Street) Time: 1:00pm Prefixed Price:$35.00


Monday August 13-18 -Tennessee Smoky Mountain- Sold Out!!!


Wednesday August 15-Entertainment on Your Smartphone/Tablet Part 3: More on Downloads and Streaming Music-By popular request! How to copy your own music from your computer to the cloud, and transfer to your mobile device. Also learn how to make playlists in Pandora, Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play and other streaming services. Time: 10:00am-2:00pm


Thursday August 16 -Benefit Overview-What are acceptable documents for filling your reimbursement-In order to get your paperwork organized for next year, come to this informative seminar. Lynda and Indra will tell you what papers to save and what to discard, and what documents you need to file your 2018 Prescription Drug & General Medical  Reimbursements.  Bring your own filing system or folders and we will show you what to save! Time: 11:00 am -1:00 pm


Wednesday August 22 -Retiree Division Picnic –Seats Still Available. Price includes all you can eat, activities, transportation, and T-shirt. Price $35.00


Thursday August 23 - Photography Trip to Vanderbilt Mansion, Museum and Planetarium on Long Island's Gold Coast-This remarkable mansion offers an intimate look at the life of a privileged Jazz Age family, filled with priceless art and furnishings. Visitors enter a “living museum,” an enchanting time capsule of a vanished era, which also features Mr. Vanderbilt’s oceanic expeditions, while the planetarium is one of the finest in the US. General admission is $8 adults,$7 seniors. If you want to include the mansion tour or planetarium, the admission is $14 adults, $13 seniors. WE ARE MEETING AT PENN STATION (7th Ave & 34th st entrance) at 8:45am and taking the 9:14am LIRR train to Greenlawn (change at Hicksville). Then share a cab to Vanderbilt. (return on the 3:29pm to Penn Station). FARE EACH WAY IS $11.50 (adults); $8.00 (seniors). Cab fare should be around $4/pp each way.


Friday August 24-Dutchess County Fair -This annual event offers something for everyone! You can purchase fresh bread, fruits, vegetable, homemade soaps, crafts or just walk around enjoying the exhibits. Bus departs 8:00am sharp! Price: $20 Includes bus ride and entrance into the fair. Approximate Return time: 6:00pm.


Monday August 27-Supplemental Benefit Overview- Join us for a complete overview of the supplemental benefits provided by CWA 1180 and an open discussion regarding Medicare and your other benefits. Time: 10:30 am-12:00 pm  Refreshments provided


Wednesday August 29-NEW SEMINAR: Don’t Want to Show Your Face? Show Your Emoji!-Learn how to design your own, personal set of emoji characters based on your face. We'll take time to get every detail right, from eyebrows to cheek lines. Then you can delight your friends with dozens of predawn cartoons that look like you! Time: 10:00am-2:00pm


Thursday August 30 - Photography Trip to New Rochelle and Glen Island Park-New Rochelle “Queen City of the Sound”, is the home of fictional characters Rob and Laura Petrie from The Dick Van Dyke show. It’s also home to New Rock City, a “gaming mall,” where we'll have lunch. We'll take a bus ride (accepts MetroCards) and walk across the bridge to Glen Island, a beautiful park on the Long Island Sound, featuring the medieval-styled Glen Island Castle. MEET AT GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL (42nd. st.& Park Ave. Ave) at 10:00am and take the 10:37am TRAIN TO NEW ROCHELLE. (Return train departs at 5:07pm). Fare EACH WAY is  $8.00 (adults), $5.25 (seniors).


Thursday August 30- Legal Benefit Update-The law firm of Mirkin & Gordon provides the legal benefits for CWA Local 1180. Come to hear from one of the plan attorney’s to learn of this valuable benefit along with the four documents you should have as a retiree.Time: 11:00 am-1:00pm  Refreshments provided.


Friday August 31–End of summer All White Party-Join fellow retirees for a fiesta good time. Wear your island whites. Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm









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Out of Area: 1-800-801-2882
Email: retireedivision@cwa1180.org
Mail: CWA Local 1180 Retiree Division
           6 Harrison St.
           New York, NY 10013
Office Location: 97 Hudson St. NY, NY 10013
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