About GRIOT Circle
GRIOT Circle is a community-based, multigenerational organization serving LGBTQ elders of color.
Contact us at reunion@griotcircle.org or visit our website- www.griotcircle.org
Monday
Sleep Management Workshop 101 – Rise & Shine, Can’t Sleep? Count Sheep
 10:30 – 11:30am
Introduction to sleep education, create a Sleep Journal & energy level graph. Introduce sleep documentations and have a group fill out for next week’s journal information.
Monday
African Senior Chair Yoga
12 pm - 1 pm
Practice includes seated poses in a chair and standing poses that use the chair for balance and support. Perfect for beginners.
Monday
GRIOT Circle’s Book Club
2-3 pm
Share your thoughts after reading the book of the month with like-minded LGBTQ elders.
To join contact Lisa Eddy at  Leddy@griotcircle.org
Monday
Parlor Games with Brooklyn Community Pride Center
4:30-6:30
Start your week off with pure fun at Parlor Games. We’ll be playing different games every Monday at 4:30pm. Bring your favorite game to share! This meeting is open to all who wish to attend. 

Tuesday
A Tribute to Trivia & Game Shows
11 – 12pm
A fun way to begin the day & also win a prize. The facilitator will give some history of trivia and trivia games/show. Then the participants will play; ask questions from a variety of topics and you answer. Come and have some Tuesday morning fun.

Tuesday
Online Advanced Spanish Class
2-3 pm
Password-  101GrioT
Learn introductory Spanish with a native speaker. Fun filled lessons will include grammar, speech and writing skills. This class is for intermediate and advanced speakers.  
Wednesday
Creative Caribbean Movement with Kendra J. Ross
10:30-11:30
This slow-paced fusion class will use traditional folklore movements that represent varying themes such as play, passageways, flow, beauty, and strength as a foundation to color and inform a modern dance combination. All mobility levels are welcome.
Wednesday
Moving for Life Senior Dance Exercise
11:00 – 12:00pm
This class is geared towards seniors and adults on Zoom for an hour of gentle, energizing, and joyful movement! Come celebrate with gentle movement. Dance ..Parade and Move – Spring is Coming!

Wednesday
Spanish 101
1:30-2:30 pm
Password-  101BegiN
New Class!! Start at the beginning and learn how to speak Spanish. This class is for beginners only!
Wednesday
Black Men Sexual Health Program
2:00-3:00 pm
A group designed for men over 50 to discuss and learn how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. To join- contact Lisa Eddy at Leddy@griotcircle.org 
Wednesday
People of Color Trans Women Social
5:00-6:00 pm
This discussion group, led by Renata Ramos, is open to all who identify as TGNCNB. 
To join the phone chat- contact Lisa Eddy at Leddy@griotcircle.org
Wednesday
Movie Night
"The Father"
6:00-8:30 pm
The Father is a 2020 drama film co-written and directed by Florian Zeller, based on his 2012 play Le Père. and follows an aging man who must deal with his progressing memory loss.
Thursday
American Sign Language 101
10:45-11:45 pm
Join this free class and learn how to use sign language. This is a class for beginners. No experience needed
Thursday
GRIOT Circle meets for Art in the Park
Every Thursday weather permitted 11:30 – 1:00pm
please rsvp w/ leddy@griotcircle.org
GRIOT Members get together to have Art in the Park. Sketch in the Sun, no experience necessary.
 Come join us in Prospect Park at the entrance of Ocean Avenue & Parkside Entrance.
You must bring your own. Chair, pencils, erasers, sketchpad, water & snacks. 

Thursday
GRIOT Circle’s African American Women’s Group
3-4 pm
Must register if new. 
An open and supportive environment with timely discussion and presentations related to women’s health.



Friday
Meditative Art Class
11:30 - 12:30 pm
In meditative drawing, the artist’s intention is to reach a state of flow through the connections made from pen on paper. Exploring the six elements of art, we begin with the line and move through to shape, form, value, space and lastly texture, as we explore the different elements of art we incorporate them into our drawings.
Friday
Concerts in Motion
2-3 pm
To register, send email to Leddy@griotcircle.org
Listen to the sounds of Motown/Soul/R&B.
Concerts in Motion provide tailored, live music concert experiences for a wide range of individuals across New York City.
Movie Screening
Friday
Godzilla Vs King Kong
 4:30 – 6:30pm
Kong and his protectors undertake a perilous journey to find his true home. Along for the ride is Jia, an orphaned girl who has a unique and powerful bond with the mighty beast. However, they soon find themselves in the path of an enraged Godzilla as he cuts a swath of destruction across the globe. The initial confrontation between the two titans -- instigated by unseen forces -- is only the beginning of the mystery that lies deep within the core of the planet.