CLASS UPDATE Current Events & Ethics


2:15 pm

 Room 1 (Yalowitz Rm)

290 9th Ave.

Review the local, national and international news of the week. Be ready for a lively discussion and interchange of ideas! New members are always welcome, bringing with them new perspectives on important issues.

Book Club


November 10, 2016


Room 2 (Kurzband Room)

 (290 9th Ave)


Come learn about Penn South Program for Seniors’ new Book Club, which will meet once a month to discuss a book and connect with friends. For more information please see the Front Desk. We will be choosing our first book at this meeting.


Film Screening “Good Will Hunting”


November 10, 2016

2:30 pm

 Room 1 (Yalowitz Rm)

(290 9th Ave.)

Good Will Hunting – Will Hunting, a janitor at M.I.T., has a gift for mathematics, but needs help from a psychologist to find direction in his life. Starring Robin Williams, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck.

ACT UP! with CUNY Applied Theatre Students!

Mondays at 10:45am – 12:00pm

 Room 2 (Kurzband Room)

(290 9th Avenue)

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Last August, students from the CUNY’s MA in Applied Theatre program were at Penn South performing theatre that they created for you based on your stories. Three of them are back, and want to spend more time with you by leading a series of acting workshops.

Sign up at the Front Desk of the Center or call 212-243-3670.

As Shakespeare said, “All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players…”



Some of our favorite visitors, students from the Swedish Institute, College of Health Sciences, join us again to provide FREE massages to members of Penn South Program for Seniors.

Thursday, November 3rd
 Room 1 (Yalowitz Rm)
(290 9th Ave .)

Sign up for your time slot at The Front Desk of the Center


Don’t forget to bring your own pillow!


Film Screening “The Illusionist”

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

5:30 pm

 Room 1 (Yalowitz Rm)

(290 9th Ave.)

The Illusionist – In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing. Starring Edward Norton, Jessica Biel, Paul Giamatti.


Flu Shots


October 20 2016

2:30 PM

Room 1 (Yalowitz Room)

(290 9th Avenue)


Rite Aid will be hosting a flu clinic and blood pressure screening. Please come by and keep yourself healthy for this upcoming season!

Enjoy a presentation on Everything Arthritis by the NYU Nursing Students!

 REGISTRATION at the Front Desk is required.


Film Screening “Ghostbusters 2016”

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

5:30 pm

 Room 1 (Yalowitz Rm)

(290 9th Ave.)

Ghostbusters 2016 – Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat. Starring: Melissa Mcarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mckinnon, and Leslie Jones.


The Roger and Alice Deakins Parkinson’s Support Group

Wednesday, October 19th 2016

11:00 AM

Building 2B Community Room

(341 West 24th Street)

Parkinson’s Partners is a new peer support group for people living with the disease. Come and be supported in a safe space to connect with others and learn about resources in the community. If you have any questions or would like to sign up please speak with the Front Desk at 212-243-3670.


Gentlemen’s Gala

Tuesday, October 18th 2016

2:30 PM

Room 1 (Yalowitz Rm)

(290 9th Avenue)

All PSPS gentlemen are invited to an afternoon of fun activities. Come play a game of chess or checkers, enjoy indoor gardening, visit with each other, and much more. Bring your friends or meet new friends. If you would like to participate in memory sharing, bring a meaningful object that brings up good memories! Refreshments and a gift will be provided! This activity is hosted by the nursing students from Pace University.  If you have any questions or would like to sign up please speak with the Front Desk at 212-243-3670.