GRIOT Circle's Weekly Virtual Schedule
September 8th- September 11th
Be part of the Friendly Visiting Program. Watch the video below as Mo shares how the supportive program pairs seniors with a carefully selected volunteer who provides weekly calls which can help home-bound seniors combat isolation and loneliness
Mark Your Calendar!!
Make sure to check GRIOT Circle's website and Facebook page for upcoming details along with the
announcement of this year's nominees!
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Featured Program
Join us for this workshop as the LGBTQ police liaison will discuss what elder abuse, what to look out for and how to report it.


Online Open Wellness
10:30 - 11:30
Password-  884913
Wellness tips for seniors to lead a full and healthy life

Senior Chair Yoga
12 pm - 1 pm
Join in for a gentle Chair Yoga class to stretch, gain flexibility and strengthen the body in an accessible way! Practice includes seated poses in a chair and standing poses that use the chair for balance and support. Perfect for beginners.

GRIOT Circle’s Book Club
2-3 pm
This meeting is currently only available to Griot Circle members. Share your thoughts after reading the book of the month with like-minded LGBTQ elders.
To join contact Lisa Eddy at


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.    


Creative Caribbean Movement with Kendra J. Ross
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. The class will finish with light stretching to allow all the work to settle in. All ages and mobility levels welcome.

Yoga and Bollywood Dance with Stonewall Village NYC
12-1 pm
This class teaches yoga and gentle stretching to relax the mind and body, as well as exposure to the Bollywood dance form. We will be learning short and simple dance sequences to rhythmic Indian music that will get your whole body moving and energized! This class is perfect for anyone who loves to dance - no experience necessary!

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!


Arthritis Movement by Arthur
10:30-11:30 am
This group is open to all.
Learn new ways to combat arthritis through movement.

Elder Abuse Workshop
1-2 pm
Join us for this workshop as the LGBTQ police liaison will discuss what elder abuse, what to look out for and how to report it.

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


Meditation Art
11:30- 12:30
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.