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Puerto Rico Donations

When: September 25-30, 2017

Where: Red Hook Public Library 7 Wolcott St.

Hurricane Maria has devastated the island of Puerto Rico as it was dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma and an economic crisis.  Donations needed: Toiletries, Canned Foods, Batteries, Flashlights, Women's Hygiene Products, Water Filters, Baby Formula, Diapers, Wipes, Underwear and Socks. Drop off your donations at the Red Hook Public Library and call for more information 718-935-0203.

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Brooklyn Cruise Terminal Jobs

 

 

Interested in a Seasonal Opportunity?! Seeking Weekend Employment? Are you an Early Bird? People Person? Experienced customer service/Greeters and Baggage Handlers needed for Pier 12, Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook starting Weekends-September through November. Prior customer service experience in the travel industry, tours, and/or airport is preferred. Professional Black & White attire required. Must be available for 6:30 am start times. Contact: Carmelie at Employment Solutions of NY 646-380-4494/646-380-4492 or Carmelie.Andre@ESNYINC.com

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, Art/Music

Red Hook Poetry Expo

When: Oct 7, 2017 4:00-7:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Initiative 767 Hicks St.

Join local authors Day Dream Alston and Saadia Austin for a celebration of poetry and community! Come through and enjoy poetry readings, free refreshments, and giveaways! P.S. This will also be the official launch of Day Dream Alston's book Reflections & Saadia Austin's book Thoughts and Heart Strings! *Funding for this event comes from The Mayors Office to Prevent Gun Violence* See Flyer: PoetryExpo

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RHI’s Taste of Red Hook

When: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Where: Liberty Warehouse 260 Conover Street

The 11th Annual Taste of Red Hook is a meaningful community event that brings together 50 award-winning restaurants, breweries, wineries and distilleries for one night only. All proceeds benefit the work of Red Hook Initiative. Click here to purchase tickets.

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, Art/Music, Recreation/Sports

Red Hook Regatta

When: Sep 30, 2017 12:00-5:00 pm

Where: Valentino Pier and Park

3rd annual 3D Printed Radio Control boat race featuring boats by the RHI Digital Stewards, Pioneer Works, and the NYC arts community. Free food, activities, and fun for kids of all ages! For more info or to register a boat (it's free!) go to http://pioneerworks.org/red-hook-regatta-2017/

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Business, News

Recruiting New Peacemakers

When: Sep 26, 2017 5:00-7:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center - 88 Visitation Place Brooklyn, NY 11231

The Red Hook Community Justice Center is recruiting people from Red Hook to be peacemakers using a traditional Native American way of practicing justice that focuses on healing rather than punishment. Peacemakers will go through a FREE training, which will include meeting with peacemakers from the Cayuga and Navajo Nation. Trained peacemakers will help young people to resolve conflicts, restore relationships, and prevent violence. Orientation: September 26th from 5pm-7pm at the Justice Center. Peacemakers that currently live in or around Red Hook’s NYCHA will receive a $175 stipend upon completion of the training. For more information, please contact the PeacemakingRH@gmail.com or (718) 923-8287 http://www.redhookjustice.org/

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Puerto Rico Donations

When: September 25-30, 2017

Where: Red Hook Public Library 7 Wolcott St.

Hurricane Maria has devastated the island of Puerto Rico as it was dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma and an economic crisis.  Donations needed: Toiletries, Canned Foods, Batteries, Flashlights, Women's Hygiene Products, Water Filters, Baby Formula, Diapers, Wipes, Underwear and Socks. Drop off your donations at the Red Hook Public Library and call for more information 718-935-0203.

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, Art/Music, Community, Food, Recreation/Sports

Red Hook Harvest Festival

When: Oct 21, 2017 11:00-4:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Community Farm 560 Columbia St. Red Hook, Bklyn

Come out and enjoy Food, Animals, Games, Pumpkins, Contests, DJ's at the Red Hook Community Farm. 1-2:30 pm Pumpkin Carving Competition, Apple Bobbing, Hot Pepper Challenge. $5 donation, no one turned away www.added-value.org/harvestfest2017

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Brooklyn Cruise Terminal Jobs

 

 

Interested in a Seasonal Opportunity?! Seeking Weekend Employment? Are you an Early Bird? People Person? Experienced customer service/Greeters and Baggage Handlers needed for Pier 12, Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook starting Weekends-September through November. Prior customer service experience in the travel industry, tours, and/or airport is preferred. Professional Black & White attire required. Must be available for 6:30 am start times. Contact: Carmelie at Employment Solutions of NY 646-380-4494/646-380-4492 or Carmelie.Andre@ESNYINC.com

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Red Hook Walks

When: Oct 14 3:00 pm-Sep 14, 2017 7:00 pm

Where: Van Brunt Street between Visitation Place and Beard Street

SBIDC is hosting the first-ever Fall Red Hook Walks, A Street Fair on Van Brunt on October 14th from 3 – 7pm! The entire neighborhood and greater New York is invited to come on by for a day full of local activations and fun! Play giant games like checkers, chess, and jenga in the middle of the street. Get creative with community art projects hosted by RHAP Red Hook Art Project, Pioneer Works, and Kentler Art Gallery. Get your picture taken at the Red Hook Labs photobooth.. Groove to live music hosted by Jalopy Theatre and School of Music and Bene’s Record Shop. Paint pumpkins and hop into ar spooky bounce house with SBIDC. Local businesses like Baked and La Newyorkina will be selling tasty treats that you can enjoy on the street, and many of Red Hook’s famous eateries and watering holes are hosting sidewalk cafes and outdoor seating right on Van Brunt! Select shops like DryDock will be offering wine and cider tastings. SBIDC is giving away free and fabulous Red Hook Walks t-shirts printed by Fulla Shirts to anyone who takes tweets, grams, or Facebook pictures in front of five Red Hook businesses using the hashtag #RedHookWalks. A lot of fun to be had on Van Brunt Street. Come on by! For more details, contact Jesse Solomon: jsolomon@sbidc.org; 718-965-3100 ext. 114

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, Art/Music

Red Hook Poetry Expo

When: Oct 7, 2017 4:00-7:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Initiative 767 Hicks St.

Join local authors Day Dream Alston and Saadia Austin for a celebration of poetry and community! Come through and enjoy poetry readings, free refreshments, and giveaways! P.S. This will also be the official launch of Day Dream Alston's book Reflections & Saadia Austin's book Thoughts and Heart Strings! *Funding for this event comes from The Mayors Office to Prevent Gun Violence* See Flyer: PoetryExpo

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Red Hook Youth Court Registration

When: Sep 18-Oct 6, 2017

Where: Red Hook Justice Center 88 Visitation Pl.

Are you a leader? Do you like to help others? Red Hook Youth Court is hiring teens ages 14-18 to hear court cases of other teens. The deadline to apply for our Fall Cohort of the Red Hook Youth Court is 10/6! Call us at 718-923-8260 for more info.  

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Free Tech Training for Seniors!

When: Oct 2-Dec 8, 2017

Where: Red Hook Neighborhood Senior Center 110 West 9th St. Brooklyn

Join Senior Planet for Free Technology Training. Learn how you can use technology to improve your everyday life. Classes run October 2-December 8 Monday & Wednesday, 9:15am-10:30am (Spanish) Monday & Wednesday, 10:45am-12pm (English) Register Monday, 9/18/17 by walking into the Red Hook Senior Center between 10am-12pm or can call 646-617-3151

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Business, News

Job Opportunity!

When: September 5-29, 2017

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

Are you from the Red Hook community and interested in working to make our community safer and stronger? The Center for Court Innovation is seeking an Engagement Coordinator for a new community program that will support the Mayor’s Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety (MAP). Underway since 2015 and led by the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice, MAP is a comprehensive strategy to enhance public safety and strengthen community well-being in 15 public housing developments across New York City, including the Red Hook Houses. Red Hook’s MAP Engagement Coordinator will work closely with the Red Hook Community Justice Center to convene local stakeholder groups to discuss, identify, and prioritize community initiatives, access and analyze data, identify and leverage resources, monitor community conditions, and implement projects that address local concerns and enhance public safety and well-being. Current or former NYCHA residents strongly encouraged to apply. To apply or learn more about this opportunity, go to: http://www.courtinnovation.org/employment/engagement-coordinator

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RHI Middle School Enrollment

When: Sep 11, 2017 3:00-5:45 pm

Where: Red Hook Initiative 767 Hicks St.

RHI Middle School 2017-18 Enrollment begins Monday, September 11th. Parents interested in registering children can stop by Monday-Friday 3pm-5:45 pm. Program Offerings: Academic Tutoring, High School Access, Enrichments. Questions? Contact Ryan (718) 858-6782

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Art/Music

Open Call: Red Hook IFPM Mural Project

When: Aug 31-Sep 27, 2017

Where: https://medium.com/red-hook-public-art-project-on-climate-change/open-call-red-hook-ifpm-mural-project-438ed205e7c6

New York City Emergency Management (NYCEM) and the Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency (ORR) are announcing an Open Call for mural designs to be applied to structures that are part of the Interim Flood Protection Measures (IFPM) program, which have been deployed along Beard and Reed Streets in Red Hook, Brooklyn. The Open Call is not limited to professional artists. Anyone is invited to submit a design, which will be printed on vinyl banners and attached to the IFPM. Winning proposals will receive $500. Red Hook youth and kids are especially encouraged to apply. To apply, read instructions and fill out an application here: https://medium.com/red-hook-public-art-project-on-climate-change/open-call-red-hook-ifpm-mural-project-438ed205e7c6

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