February 2018
Movie Mondays

Movies shown on  Mondays   

1:00PM - 3:00PM


February 5-Passenger

February 26-Zookeeper's Wife






Individual Benefit Reviews

Benefits in Brief:

OPTICAL BENEFITS: You and your eligible dependants are covered for optical benefits which means you may get new glasses every year.  Glasses and contacts are free when using the “no cost” option (there are copayments for certainfeatures).  This option is available when using one of the three providers: General Vision Services (GVS), Comprehensive Professional Systems (CPS) or Vision Screening.  Call the Retiree Division to get the details. 212-226-5800
















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



Weekly  Workshops


Mondays February 5, 26  -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 andFedEx packages are? Go to free concerts & events in NYC? Come learn all this, and more! Time:10:00am-12:00pm


Mondays  Febraury 5, 26-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 February 6, 13, 20, 27-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 February 6, 13,20, 27-Yoga- Keep your mobility, strength and flexibility. Join the Yoga class.Time: 11:00am- 12:30pm


Tuesdays February 6, 13, 20, 27- Dance with Margaret-Enjoy ballroom dancing and learning new steps. Time: 1:00pm -2:00pm


Tuesdays February 6, 13, 20, 27 -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  February 6, 13, 27- Stretch with Irene-for a greater range of motion. Time: 2:00pm -3:00pm


Wednesdays February 7, 21, 28 - 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  February 2, 9-Stretch and Toning with Irene. Time: 11:00am -12:00pm


Fridays February 2, 9, 16, 23-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

Thursday February 1-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 February 7-Excel for Seniors - for your Home, Business or Organization-We’ll keep it simple and cover spreadsheet basics, how use automatic calculations, make a budget and create charts and graphs. Don’t have Excel? You’ll find out about FREE alternatives for your computer, tablet AND smartphone! Time: 10:00am-2:00pm


Thursday February 8-Photography Trip to Yonkers for the Hudson River Museum and Planetarium. The Hudson River Museum is the largest museum in Westchester County. It features Glenview Mansion contains six period rooms displaying furniture and decor from 1877. The museum is also the home of the Andrus Planetarium. Admission is $5 seniors, $7 adults. (Planetarium is $3 seniors, $4 adults). WE ARE MEETING AT GRAND CENTRAL STATION AT 9:45 and taking the 10:17 TRAIN TO GLENWOOD Station. (Return trip: 4:31 PM from Yonkers). Round-trip fare is $16.50 adults and $11 seniors. Museum is a 10 minute walk from there (or a short cab ride if it’s too cold to walk). Restaurants in the area near the Yonkers train station.


Thursday February 8 -Color Me Mine -Come relax and create artwork on a lovely pottery piece for yourself or someone else. The Price: $30 includes selected pieces, paints, stencil, glazing and firing; other pieces are available at additional cost. Time: 11:30am Location: 123 Baxter Street New York, NY


Wednesday February 14-NEW SEMINAR: Instagram for Seniors- Instagram is a great way share your smartphone photos and videos with friends and family, as well as see photos shared by your favorite celebrities.  Come learn what all the “buzz” is about, how to use filters to enhance your photos (easy), and, of course, maintain your privacy. Time: 10:00am-2:00pm


Wednesday February 14- Valentine Mix & Mingle-Join fellow retiree’s and celebrate Valentine’s Day. If you would like to bring a short poem to read please feel free to do so.Time: 1:30pm -3:00pm. Refreshment Served.


Friday February 16-Restaurant Club-SoCo-Southern food with a twist that's who we are! “Over the years, we have developed a reputation for creating the best dining experience in New York  our latest endeavor is a Southern Fusion restaurant located in Brooklyn.” Let’s Check it out! Location: 509 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn, NY Time: 1:00pm Prefixed Price $40.00


Wednesday February 21-Music, TV and Movies on your Computer, Tablet & Smartphone-STREAMING MUSIC -- hear the music you like everywhere, on all your devices. STREAMING VIDEO -- watch TV shows on YOUR schedule. Bonus: how to watch HBO and Showtime without a cable subscription. Time: 10:00am-2:00pm


Thursday February 22-Special Indoor Photography Class: Like Your Camera, Love Your Pictures -Now that you’ve taken so many photos on our trips, come learn what to do with them! We’ll cover how to transfer them from your camera or smartphone to your computer, and the cloud. Learn 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


Thursday February 22- Legal Benefit Overview –A representative from the law firm of Mirkin & Gordon will be here to provide an overview of all your legal services that are provided by CWA Local 1180. If you have any questions concerning your legal benefits or need consultation regarding a legal matter, join us.  Time: 11:00 am-12:30 pm A light lunch will be provided. 


Thursday  February 22-EPIC-New York State Prescription Assistance: EPIC is the Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage Program.  It is a free prescription assistance program that seniors are eligible for if they meet certain criteria. A representative will be here to provide an overview of the program and how it can help you even if you have the rider or the union prescription plan.
Time: 1:30 pm -3:00 pm


Friday February 23 -Frames Bowling-Join fellow retirees for leisure bowling. No experience needed. Time: 12:45pm -3:00pm Sharp! Location: corner 40th Street and 9th Avenue Price: $25.00


Monday February 26-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: 10:00 am-12:00 pm  Refreshments will be provided.


Wednesday February 28-YES, YOUR COMPUTER IS TALKING TO YOU!- Save yourself all that typing by using VIRTUAL ASSISTANTS: Cortana (Windows 10) and Google Now. Get directions, weather, restaurant recommendations and more just by speaking to your PC. Time: 10:00am-2:00pm







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The Retiree Division's entrance is located at 97 Hudson Street in Lower Manhattan. We are in the building of 6 Harrison Street (with the Local and the Benefit offices) on the first floor.  Click below for turn by turn directions from your home.  Be sure to check if you are traveling by public transportation or by car.  
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Contact the Retiree Division
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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