Community Activities, Week of Oct. 23, 2014
FREE FLU SHOTS FOR PENN SOUTH SENIORS
Partners in Care, a licensed home care agency and affiliate of the not-for-profit Visiting Nurse Service of New York, is offering free flu vaccinations to all Penn South senior citizens as well as non-residents who participate in the Penn South Program for Seniors.
Free. Tues., Nov. 4, from 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at 290 Ninth Ave. (side entrance at 26th St.). If seniors are unable to attend this event, Partners in Care nurses will administer a flu vaccination in the home. For more info, call 212-609-7700 or visit partnersincareny.org.
NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer, NYC Councilmember Corey Johnson, and the AARP invite you to “Shred Day.” Bring up to three boxes, per household, of documents containing personal and/or sensitive information.
Free. Thurs., Oct. 30, 3–6 p.m. at Penn South (321 Eighth Ave., at W. 26 St.). For info, call the Community Action Center at 212-669-3916.
The youth-led nonprofit FIERCE is looking for participants and sponsors to help make their fall fundraising event a success. The 2014 FIERCE-LY Elemental Bowl-A-Thon is a costume bowling party to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) youth of color at FIERCE who are leading the fight for police accountability and social justice in New York City. Form a team and win prizes!
Sun., Nov. 2, from 3–6 p.m. at Frames Bowling Lounge (550 Ninth Ave., at 40th St.). For info, call 646-336-6789 or visit fiercenyc.org.