Upcoming Community Events

Join us for one of the many events we host open to members of the Neighborhood House community:

SNAP Assistance Clinics 

When:  Wednesdays Year Round, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Where:  Lenox Hill Neighborhood House | 331 East 70th Street

When:  Fridays Year Round, 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Bellevue Hospital Ambulatory Care Pavilion 4th Floor Module B

Recent changes have expanded SNAP (formerly known as Food Stamps) eligibility in New York City, so more individuals and families are eligible for SNAP benefits than ever before.  If you are interested in determining whether you are eligible for SNAP benefits, come to our Snap Assistance Clinics.  Click here for more information about the SNAP Assistance Clinic, including the documentation you should bring with you for your SNAP pre-screening.

Community Supported Agriculture Boxes from GrowNYC

When: Tuesdays Year Round, 3:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Where: Center @ Lenox Hill Neighborhood House

Year-round at the Center @ Lenox Hill Neighborhood House you can pick up your own Community Supported Agriculture box of high quality, farm fresh produce at below retail prices! For only $15, receive $20-$30 worth of fresh greens & fruit every week.  CSA shares must be purchased a week in advance. For more information, please email Site Coordinator Abby Lee at alee@grownyc.org.

sundays at 2: The Ephlats

When:  Sunday, January 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Lenox Hill Neighborhood House | 331 East 70th Street

The oldest a cappella group at Williams College are very excited to come perform a selection of hit songs from throughout the years.

second sundays: ANNABELLA GONZALEZ

When:  Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Lenox Hill Neighborhood House | 331 East 70th Street

Accompanied by energizing taiko drums, colorful dances and Japanese flutes, Taikoza will take you on a musical journey through the rich festival traditions of Japan.

Suggested donation is $5; children 12 and under are free. Complimentary admission for members of Lenox Hill Neighborhood House programs.

second sundays: NAVATMAN DANCE

When:  Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.
Where:  Lenox Hill Neighborhood House | 331 East 70th Street

Navatman Dance is a bharatanatyam dance group known for its dynamic footwork, bright and powerful choreography, alongside deeply emotional storytelling.

Suggested donation is $5; children 12 and under are free. Complimentary admission for members of Lenox Hill Neighborhood House programs.

Past Community Events

Hundreds of Older Adults Enjoy Homemade Banquet and Live Music at Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Dance


When: November 19, 2018
Where: Lenox Hill Neighborhood House

The Neighborhood House welcomed nearly four hundred older adults to our annual Thanksgiving Dinner Dance, one of our most beloved traditions, on November 19th. Guests enjoyed a full farm-to-table Thanksgiving dinner prepared by our Food Services team and served by a large team of enthusiastic volunteers. The guest list consisted of members of both the Center @ Lenox Hill Neighborhood House and our Senior Center at Saint Peter's Church, as well as Geriatric Care Management and CARE clients.

The delicious menu included fresh roast turkey with mushroom gravy, bread stuffing with roasted apples, miso-tomato-braised sweet potato and winter squash with spinach, cranberry sauce and pumpkin cheesecake. Dinner was followed by dancing in our Auditorium to live music from the Sami Stevens Band, an eclectic mix that ranged from jazz and swing to Motown and disco. This joyful evening was a wonderful way to kick off the holiday season and celebrate together as a community.

Volunteers Honored at Annual Rohatyn Awards Celebration

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When: October 4, 2018
Where: Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Auditorium

We are so blessed to have so many amazing volunteers! At our annual volunteer recognition celebration, we were honored to recognize Board Member Mal Barasch with our inaugural Pro Bono Service Award and Cristo Rey New York High School and NYC Food Policy Director Barbara Turk with our 2018 Elizabeth Rohatyn Award for Community Service. Members of our volunteer-led hula class performed at the event, showcasing their delightful dance to the song "Lovely Hula Hands." 

Neighborhood House Staff Present on Leading-Edge
Farm-to-Institution Training Program at NYS Health Foundation

When: January 31, 2018
Where: New York State Health Foundation

Teaching Kitchen Chef Lynn Loflin and Deputy Chief Program Officer Mia Kandel presented at the New York State Health Foundation about the impact our fantastic program, The Teaching Kitchen at Lenox Hill Neighborhood House, and our plans to scale the program to train 50 nonprofit organizations annually in our farm-to-institution model.  Lenox Hill Neighborhood House was chosen as a recipient of The New York Health Foundation’s Emerging Innovator Award for our work in The Teaching Kitchen, which is our leading-edge training, technical assistance, and consulting program to help local nonprofit organizations with institutional food programs serving low-income clients to offer healthier food.

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Receives Bank of America Neighborhood Builders® Award

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When: December 6, 2016
Where: Bank of America Tower

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House was proud to be selected as a recipient of the Bank of America Neighborhood Builders® Award! Since Bank of America’s Neighborhood Builders® program began in 2004, it has become the nation’s largest philanthropic investment in nonprofit leadership: they give out approximately 90-100 awards nationwide each year! This award program will provide us with an important grant of $200,000 and a leadership development program for both our Executive Director and an emerging leader, Health Care Attorney Alexandra Brandes.

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Rings Closing Bell on NYSE for CIBC Miracle Day

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When: November 28, 2016
Where: New York Stock Exchange

Lenox Hill Neighborhood House was thrilled to participate in CIBC's Miracle Day. Every year since 1984, CIBC's Capital Markets team and Investment Advisors donate their fees and commissions to children's charities on the first Wednesday in December. As a beneficiary of this wonderful event we received the fantastic opportunity to ring the closing bell on the New York Stock Exchange.

Chef Hugh Acheson Visits Early Childhood Center

When: October 18, 2016
Where: Lenox Hill Neighborhood House

Chef Hugh Acheson visited Lenox Hill Neighborhood House's Early Childhood Center to meet with staff, learn about our work and tour our facilities and then held a cooking demonstration with children and parents on our Green Roof.  We were so glad that Chef Hugh Acheson stopped by to celebrate Head Start Awareness Month with us!

Neighborhood House Staff Address Pressing Legal Issues

When: November 13, 2015
Where: New York City

Chief Program Officer Carolyn Silver coordinated a large civil legal services conference on Friday, November 13th organized with other legal partners and hosted by Weil, Gotshal & Manges.  The Conference, "New York City at a Crossroads:  The Role of Civil Legal Services in Preserving Diverse Communities," featured more than 225 attorneys and advocates. Speakers included Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Legal Director Diane Lutwak and Housing Attorney Arthur Burkle, as well as New York State Chief Judge Jonathan Lippmann.