2019 Jack-o-Lantern Stroll. Sunnyside Neighborhood Association. Photo by Laura Mitic

Jack-O-Lantern Stroll

Last Sunday evening SNA held the second annual Jack-o-Lantern Stroll at Sunnyside Conservatory, lighting and displaying numerous jack-o-lanterns from local residents who enjoyed the hot chocolate and the good company.

2019 Jack-o-Lantern Stroll. Sunnyside Neighborhood Association. Photo by Kenneth Hollenbeck
2019 Jack-o-Lantern Stroll. Sunnyside Neighborhood Association. Photo by Kenneth Hollenbeck
2019 Jack-o-Lantern Stroll. Sunnyside Neighborhood Association. Photo by Kenneth Hollenbeck
2019 Jack-o-Lantern Stroll. Sunnyside Neighborhood Association. Photo by Kenneth Hollenbeck

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New for seniors: Aging and Disability Resource Center

From Sunnyside Community Connectors: Now available for seniors: Every month on the third Monday (9-11 AM), the Aging and Disability Resource Center will be at St Finn Barr Auditorium (415 Edna St/Hearst) to help you with information and assistance on a range of issues–and it is free!:

  • In home support
  • Health and wellness
  • LGBT programs & services
  • housing and shelter
  • Translation services
  • Food and nutrition
  • Transportation
  • Caregiver assistance
  • Benefits
  • Other community resources

For more about the available services, which come through the City and County of San Francisco, please visit this site: https://www.sfhsa.org/services/access-empowerment/aging-and-disability-resource-centers

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Jack-O-Lantern Stroll at Sunnyside Conservatory on Sunday Oct 27

SNA is sponsoring the Second Annual Jack-o-Lantern Stroll on Sunday Oct 27th, from 6:00 to 7:30 PM.

Your jack-o-lantern helps makes the event special. Drop off your carved pumpkin creation by 5:30 PM, and we will arrange them with (safe) lighting. Return at 6:00 PM to enjoy a family-friendly party with hot chocolate and cookies! Sunnyside Conservatory, 236 Monterey Blvd.

You can also com earlier to the Pumpkin-Carving Event at the conservatory from 1:30 to 4:30 PM. Kid-friendly carving tools provided.

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Have a spare room and want a good tenant? Free matching service

From the Office of San Francisco Assessor Carmen Chu. The Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development helps fund this nonprofit service, called Home Match https://homematchsf.org:

Building community one home at a time

Home Match San Francisco helps homeowners with extra rooms connect with home seekers who need an affordable place to live, creating a win-win situation.

Homeowners benefits from extra income or help with chores such as grocery shopping, pet care, or transportation. Home seekers who live, work, or study in San Francisco benefit from affordable rent and an established community. Both benefit from companionship.

Home Match is based on a national model and connects people based on lifestyle, personal preferences, and interests to insure compatibility. Our staff screen applicants through interviews, background checks, and home visits, and help potential matches design a comprehensive Living Together Agreement. And we continue to work with you, even after the match is made, offering on-going support.

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Sunnyside Walking Group now meeting — all welcome

Join the new group of Sunnysiders now walking twice weekly and meet new friends. Meets on Tuesday and Friday mornings at 9:30 AM at 415 Edna Street (Hearst). The group was formed with the help of the Sunnyside Community Connector at the Always Active senior exercise program (meets Mon and Wed). More here.

Sunnyside walking group 2019. Photo: Olivia Franco
Sunnyside walking group 2019. Photo: Olivia Franco