NYU Lutheran Family Health Centers helps local children get ready for school with its annual Back to School Blast. Families will be provided health and wellness information, screenings, as well as fun activities such as face painting. Local community-based organizations including the FDNY, the Brooklyn Public Library, NYU Lutheran Medical Center's Pharmacy, Lutheran's Pedestrian and Bike Safety team and more will be on site to distribute giveaways to promote health and wellness in the new school year. HealthPlus Amerigroup also plans to attend and distribute back to school kits to children.
Martin Luther Playground, 2nd Avenue, between 55th and 56th Streets
Thursday, September 5, 12 to 3 p.m.