Barclays BBQ

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

5:30 PM

David Smith Garden


The people of Barclays, a banking and financial services company, will be sponsoring our last BBQ of the season. There will be delicious food and cool beverages with a live music performance. Come enjoy the music and dancing with friends and neighbors in the garden just outside the Senior Center!


Registration at the Front Desk is REQUIRED by 5pm September 19th.

Parkinson’s Partner

Parkinson’s Partners
September 7th & 21st at 11:00am
Building 2B Community Room (341 West 24th Street)

A new peer support group for people who are living with this disease. Have your voice heard and seek comfort from those in your community who are living with the same illness.
If you have any questions call 212-243-3670. Sign up at the Front Desk.

Movie + Pizza ($3): “Fight Club”


September 7, 2016


 Room 1 (Yalowitz Rm)

(290 9th Ave.)

Fight Club – An insomniac office worker, looking for a way to change his life, crosses paths with a devil-may-care soap maker, forming an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.

So What Do You Think?

Wednesdays at 3:00pm

Room 1 (Yalowitz Room)

290 9th Avenue


Led by Vincent Filliatre. Share your story and have your voice heard through a series of interviews where you get to discuss your life experiences. In this class you will have the chance to utilize the wisdom that you have gained in your lifetime to be passed on to others.


Thursday, August 18th, 2016 at 12:30pm

 David Smith Garden

Friends and Neighbors join in the garden just outside the Senior Center for our second summer BBQ of the season! Enjoy kosher hot dogs, chicken sausages, fresh salad and cool beverages while basking in the sun or relaxing in the shade of the full grown trees. Registration at the Front Desk is REQUIRED by 5pm August 16th, and a $3 contribution is suggested.

Parkinson’s Partners

Wednesday, August 17 & 31 2016

11:00 AM

Kagle Room (Building 6B)

(280 9th Ave)


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.

Knowing Your Body Series: Body Maintenance – What is Normal?

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 at 11:30am

 Room 1 (Yalowitz Rm) (290 9th Ave.)

Led by Marie Claire Roberts Ph.D., MS, RN from Pace University. When should you seek medical attention? Be active in how to care for your body as it ages. Learn about the needs of your body and when to determine if it’s a medical issue.

Transportation Alternative (Pedestrian Safety)

Thursday, August 4th, 2016


 Room 1 (Yalowitz Rm)

(290 9th Ave.)

Join Transportation Alternatives to talk about walking safety in NYC. We’ll discuss your rights as pedestrians, practical strategies for keeping yourself safe, and ways you can get involved in pushing for street redesigns that make streets safer for everyone

Film Screening “Something’s Gotta Give”

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016


 Room 1 (Yalowitz Rm)

(290 9th Ave.)

Something’s Gotta Give – A swinger on the cusp of being a senior citizen with a taste for young women falls in love with an accomplished woman closer to his age.

CUNY Intergenerational Interviews

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016


 Room 1 (Yalowitz Rm)

(290 9th Ave.)

Graduate students from the CUNY SPS MA in Applied Theatre are excited to return to Penn South for the
sixth year to create an original piece of theatre based on seniors’ stories. At the interview (Tuesday, August 2nd), come share a favorite memory with one of CUNY’s dynamic students. Then, at the performance (Thursday, August 11th), return to see how the students have woven your story into an original piece of theatre.