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Himan Brown Senior Program

Fresh Food for Seniors

The Senior Fresh Food Program lets you order a mixed bag of fresh, locally grown fruit and vegetables from local farmers for only $8! The program is pay-as-you-go, cash-only, order one week ahead of each Thursday 2019 delivery date:

Oct 3, 17, 31, & Nov 14.

  • Bring $8 and place your order Monday-Wednesday, one week before delivery between 9 am-4 pm at
    Himan Brown Senior Program at the 92nd Street Y
    1395 Lexington Ave.
  • The following week, pick up your bag of fresh produce on Thursday at the same location, and enjoy super-fresh, locally grown seasonal fruits and vegetables!

Sponsored by Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer, GrowNYC’s Greenmarket Co. and The DOE Fund

The Great Ones: More Artists from the Kennedy Center Honors

with Sara Lukinson

Artists from theater, film, dance, comedy, classical and popular music have thrilled and astonished us over the last 45 years. Learn more about the risk-takers and troublemakers, the passionate and the provocative artists, who reshaped their respective art forms and left us with indelible memories.

Sara Lukinson will show the short films she made about such artists for the Kennedy Center Honors.

  • Week 1 – Oct 4: Overview and Artists Against All the Odds
    Katherine Dunham, Leon Fleisher, Barbara Cook, Nicholas Brothers
  • Week 2 – Oct 11: Classical Music, Closer to Home
    Aaron Copland, Isaac Stern, Beverly Sills, Itzhak Perlman
  • Week 3 – Oct 18: Dance – Women in Motion
    Martha Graham, Agnes de Mille, Judith Jamison, Twyla Tharp
  • Week 4 – Oct 25: Movies – Behind the Scenes
    Gene Kelly, Billy Wilder, Martin Scorsese, John Williams
  • Week 5 – Nov 1: Movie Stars, Many Roads to Fame
    Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward, Sidney Poitier, Julie Andrews, Dustin Hoffman
  • Week 6 – Nov 8: Theater, Bold and New
    Eliza Kazan, Arthur Miller, James Earl Jones, Kander and Ebb
  • Week 7 – Nov 15: Breaking the Mold
    Lucille Ball, Ray Charles, Pete Seeger, Yo Yo Ma
  • Week 8 – Nov 22: Popular Song, Remaking the American Songbook
    Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, Johnny Cash, Neil Diamond

Fridays, Oct 4-Nov 22
11 am-12:15 pm

A Service for Healing and Hope

Co-led by Rabbis Laurie Braun and Mollie Cantor

We all carry pain in our lives and seek to heal our broken hearts. Join us as we come together as a multifaith community to seek comfort and healing through words, song and silence.

Mon, Oct 7
1 pm
Warburg Lounge

Social Action Committee Open Meeting

Unaccompanied Migrant Children: Behind the Headlines

An insight from New York's largest foster care agency for children arriving at the Southern border.

Questions: Who are the children, how did they end up apart from their parents, and what happens to them next?

Facilitated by Cayuga Centers Chief of New York Operations, Lorraine Sanchez.

Mon, Oct 28
2 pm
Warburg Lounge

Book Discussion Group

Facilitated by Erica Shein

I Am Malala: The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban

Thu, Oct 31
11:45 am–12:45 pm

Boscobel House & Gardens Day Trip with lunch at Hudson House River Inn

Boscobel House & Gardens

There will be tours of both the house and garden, as well as a special lecture about the Boscobel House ties to New York City.

8 am: Check in at 92Y
6 pm: Return to 92Y

Members: $89
Non-members: $95

Registration for members begins Sep 16 from 11 am to 1 pm in Warburg Lounge.

Registration for non-members begins Sep 23.

Space is limited. Please register early. No refunds after Oct 16.

Please note: This trip involves walking and standing.

Lunch Menu at the historic Hudson House River Inn

  • Mozzarella & Tomato Napoleon, fresh basil and extra virgin olive oil
Choice of:
  • Crusted Atlantic Salmon, lemon wine sauce (with or without crabmeat)
  • Black Angus New York Strip with peppercorn brandy cream sauce on the side
  • Rigatoni Siciliana tossed in marinara sauce, topped with roasted eggplant and fresh mozzarella
  • Apple Strudel with vanilla ice cream

Thu, Oct 24
8 am-6 pm

Contact Us

For registration information, please contact the Himan Brown Senior Program office: 212.415.5633 / email