The public is invited to the “Hands on the Community” Block Party sponsored by Stand Up Again Inc. and the Albany Parks and Recreation Department. The event is planned for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 5, at Henderson Community Center, 701 Willard St.
Holiday food boxes, complete with a turkey, will be given to the first 500 people that qualify. I.D. and proof of income are required. There will be food and entertainment, as well as information regarding services provided by military and college recruiters, the Health Department, the SOWEGA Council on Aging and others.
If you have a teenager (grades 6-12) in need of mentoring, there will be information regarding programs for them. The first 200 kids will receive free cotton candy or popcorn and a drawing for bicycles will be held for teenagers that sign up at the “Generation Now” booth. You don’t want to miss it! For more information, please call 854-1969.
Brenda Godwin, Albany