dec 18
Movie Mondays

Movies shown on  Mondays   

1:00PM - 3:00PM


December 3-Ocean 8

December 10-Gringo

December 17- 12 Strong

December 31-Show Dogs





Individual Benefit Reviews

Benefits in Brief:

Optical -Your Optical Benefit includes one eye exam and one pair of prescription eyeglasses (or contact lenses) per person, per calendar year. You may   use one of the 3 providers (General Vision, Vision Screening or Comprehensive Professional Systems) for the inclusive benefit package. A maximum benefit of $125 per person, per calendar year is provided if you use your own optometrist. A maximum of four claims per family, per calendar year. If you have any questions call the Retiree Division for more information.




















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


December  2018

Weekly  Workshops


Mondays-December 3, 10-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-December 3, 10-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-December 4, 11-How to Talk, Text, Transit, Travel and Take Photos with Your Android Smartphone-Ok, you the know “Talk” part. But do you know how to conference call? Group text? Exact time MTA buses will arrive? Call, text & email while overseas? Take & share GOOD pictures? Not really? This is the class you need! Time:10:00am-12:00pm


Tuesdays -December 4, 11-Yoga- Keep your mobility, strength and flexibility. Join the Yoga class.Time: 11:00am- 12:30pm


Tuesdays -December 4, 11-Dance with Margaret-Enjoy ballroom dancing and learning new steps.
Time: 1:00pm -2:00pm


Tuesdays -December 4, 11-Take control, and get the MOST out of your iPhone & iPad-How to setup your device and get started using FaceTime, email and iMessage, taking and sharing photos, navigating with Maps, using iCloud and Find-my-iPhone, Apple Music, Podcasts, Voice Memos and more cool stuff in the App Store!Time:1:00 pm-3:00pm


Tuesdays-December 4, 11- Stretch with Irene -for a greater range of motion. Time: 2:00pm -3:00pm


Wednesdays-December  5, 12-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-December 7, 14-Zumba-Rhythm dance and aerobics, choreographed to all types of music. Time: 10:30am -11:30am


Fridays-December 7, 14-Stretch and Toning with Irene. Time: 11:30am -12:30pm


Fridays-December 7, 14-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, December 5-7 -Dover Downs – Sold Out.


Wednesday, December 5-What’s up with What’s App?-You’ve heard of it. Your kids and grands are using it. Now YOU can learn to use this powerful smartphone app that lets you text, talk, video chat and share photos and videos with friends and family all over the world for FREE! Time:10:00am-2:00pm


Thursday, December 6-Photography Trip to Breathtaking Hindu Temple (Largest in America) in Robbinsville, NJ-Enjoy hours of beauty, peace and discovery at BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir – a masterpiece of exquisite Indian design and workmanship. Marvel at the intricate marble carvings, and learn about the world’s oldest living faith – Hinduism. There is a cafe on the premises featuring Indian vegetarian cuisine (or you can bring your lunch).MEETING 9:00AM AT PENN STATION. We are taking the 9:37am train to Princeton Junction. We will be sharing cabs/Uber to the temple (est. fare: $5 each way). We will have about 3.5 hours on location. ROUND TRIP TRAIN FARE:  Seniors (62 and over) - $14.70, Adults: $32.00


Monday, December 10-A Night Out/ Local 1180 Retirees on Broadway! -Your fellow retirees have been working all season to write, produce and star in their own productions that they will perform on the Great White Way! All the lights will shine for them that night! Don’t miss out on these must see performances! Cost for Dinner and Show $35. Show Only Tickets $15 Time: Dinner 4:30pm at Mom’s Kitchen & Bar Comfort Food- 701 9th Avenue at 48th street. Showtime:7:00pm. Show Location: A.R.T New York Theater 502 W.53rd Street (off 10th Avenue)


Wednesday, December 12-Uber, Lyft and Airbnb - What They Are, and How to Safely Use Them-The “sharing economy” -ride sharing, car sharing, home sharing has boomed in the last few years. Learn how to set them up on your smartphone and use them, the rules and your rights, and what you should watch out for. Time:10:00am-2:00pm


Wednesday, December 12-Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes-This is where the unmistakable spirit of Christmas in New York City comes alive. If you have not seen this show it’s a must and if you have, keep the tradition! Location: 1260 6th avenue between 50 & 51st Street. Tickets must be picked up in advance. Popcorn and soft beverage included. Time: 2:00pm Orchestra seats!
Price: $60.00


Thursday, December 13-Grace Farms River Building in New Canaan, CT-This stunning “River Building” was built to resemble an imaginary river. The building of glass, concrete, steel, and wood is in essence a single long roof, which seems to float above the surface of the ground as it twists and turns across the landscape. You can actually walk all the through it. (Yes - it’s INDOORS!) Admission is FREE! Afterwards we’ll visit the charming and quaint New Canaan, where we’ll choose from some excellent restaurants, including Ching’s Table, Rosie’s and Tequila Mockingbird. MEETING AT GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL AT 9:30AM. (Meet in front of the information booth with the clock on top.) We are taking the 10:04am train to New Canaan. Round trip fare: $23 (adults), $15 (seniors). Return on the 4:26pm train to Grand Central.


Thursday, December 13 -Birthday Wishes- If your birthday falls between September and December, come in and celebrate your birthday with your fellow retirees!  What is a party without cupcakes and a special gift for the birthday retiree! Time:1:00 pm-3:00pm


Friday December14 -Spirit Cruise-Jingle Bells Lunch Cruise -Join fellow retirees for holiday fun on The Spirit of New York cruise it’s festive an offers buffet lunch, DJ entertainment and a scenic harbor tour on the Hudson River. Time: Board 11:30am Cruise 12:00pm-2:00pm Location: Chelsea Pier 61 (Cross Street 23rd & 12th Ave) Price $60.00


Monday, December 17- Retiree Benefit Overview -Final Benefit Overview of the Year 2018!  Join us as we close out the year and discuss any changes to your NYC Health Benefits & CWA Local 1180 supplemental benefits.  Time: 10:30 am- 12:00 pm Refreshments served.








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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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