Red Hook Hub Weekly

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Hot spot loans!!!

When: Dec 14, 2016 3:00-

Where: Red Hook Library

There will be a Hot Spot Loan Program sponsored by ConnectEd Initiative at Red Hook library. The loan must be returned by July 5th 2017. It is to help students who may not have wi-fi in the home. You only need a valid Library Card,no fines over $15.00, proof of residence and children in the home. You must sit for an orientation about the program for about 15 minutes.

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Art/Music, Food

10th Annual Community Tree Lighting

When: Dec 9, 2016 6:00-7:30 pm

Where: Human Compass Garden (Columbia Street + Sackett Street)

Celebrate the Holiday Season with community at the annual tree lighting event. Enjoy donated food from restaurants, live music, and a special visit from Santa who will be giving out toys to kids.

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Community

TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AND HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS WORKSHOP

When: Nov 29, 2016 4:00-

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

NYC Healthy Relationships Training Academy Presents: TEEN DATING VIOLENCE AND HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS WORKSHOP 1 in 10 NYC teens report that their partner has hit, slapped, or physically hurt them in the past year. Come join us on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 @ 4:00pm (AGES 11 – 14) at the  Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation Place Brooklyn NY 11231 RSVP to Laura Volz Rowe: 347-404-9910

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The Mobile Legal Help Center

When: Dec 8, 2016 10:00-3:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

The Mobile Legal Help Center is a partnership between the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) and the New York State Courts.  Access to Justice Program that provide free civil services to New Yorkers in need.  Private meeting rooms and technology inside the vehicle enable it to function as a full-service office.  The vehicle will be stationed outside the Red Hook Community Justice Center Thursday, December 8, 2016 from 10AM – 3PM.  For more information please call (718) 923-8250.  To make an appointment please visit:  http://nylag.org/MLHCappointments

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Santander Bank: Financial Literacy Workshops

When: Wednesdays at 9:00 am, from November 16, 2016 until December 21, 2016

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

Are you having trouble managing your income? Do you need help putting a budget together? Do you need a plan and a Coach to help you stay on track? Have you been the victim of identity theft, or want to make sure you won’t be? Wednesday, November 16th Wednesday, December 7th Wednesday, December 21st 9AM – 1PM at the Red Hook Community Justice Center (Mural Rm) - Drop in to get some advice - no appointment necessary!

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Do you have LEAD in your water?

When: Nov 17, 2016 3:00-6:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

Did you know that lead usually enters drinking water when plumbing that contains lead corrodes?  Does your running water ever come out brown in color? Come join us for an information session and request a kit that will test your water for high levels of lead, here at the Red Hook Community Justice Center.  Thursday, November 17th from 3 – 4PM or 5 – 6PM  RSVP or for additional information, please contact Keauna Quick (718) 923-8242.

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Up to the TASC (GED) – Pathways to Graduation

When: November 17-29, 2016

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

Sign up today, obtain your TASC diploma and open doors to new opportunities.  Our program allows you to: Gain Knowledge, Obtain an Internship, and Earn Money!  Must be 17.5 – 21 years old.  Please call (718) 923-8256 Placement Test Dates 11/15/16 at 12:30pm (TODAY) 11/17/16 at 2:30pm 11/22/16 at 12:30pm 11/29/16 at 12:30pm

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Friends of the Red Hook Library Present “Red Hook Community Debates!”

When: Nov 19, 2016 12:00-4:00 pm

Where: 7 Wolcott Street @ The Red Hook Public Library

Come out and enjoy the action at the debate feauturing all important issues like "Which is better... Coke or Pepsi...... Batman or Superman..... should the toilet seat be left up or down.... This is the kickoff event so we thought we would make things fun before we delve into more serious Community Issues to be debated. See you there.... Prizes to be won... for more info Call Karen 718-809-2070

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Neighborhood Restitution Crew

When: Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

The Red Hook Community Justice Center has been committed to improving the South Brooklyn Area by providing Community Service.  We take action in graffiti removal, neighborhood clean-up, outdoor/indoor painting projects and other services.  Please feel free to contact Derek Goddard, supervisor of the Neighborhood Restitution Crew at (718) 923-8241 to discuss further.

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Red Hook Cares

When: Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation Place

Red Hook Cares will work with people of all ages who have witnessed or experienced Gun Violence, Family Violence, Intimate Violence, Dating Violence, Homicide, Assault, Stalking, Childhood Abuse, Sexual Assault, Robbery, Car Crash/DUI, Gang Violence.  CARES is here to help break these patterns of violence in our homes and community.  Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation Place Brooklyn NY 11231 or 347-404-9910

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Peacemaking

When: Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation Place

Chances are you have had some type of disagreements with a friend, family or even your parents.  Studies show that disagreements occur over six times a day.  Come join us at Peacemaking to learn how to better resolve conflicts in your family at the Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation Place, Brooklyn, NY 11231 or call 718-923-8293.

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Hot spot loans!!!

When: Dec 14, 2016 3:00-

Where: Red Hook Library

There will be a Hot Spot Loan Program sponsored by ConnectEd Initiative at Red Hook library. The loan must be returned by July 5th 2017. It is to help students who may not have wi-fi in the home. You only need a valid Library Card,no fines over $15.00, proof of residence and children in the home. You must sit for an orientation about the program for about 15 minutes.

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Red Hook Holiday Extravaganza!

When: Dec 16, 2016 6:00-10:00 pm

Where: Pioneer Works: 159 Pioneer Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Join Pioneer Works for our annual Red Hook Holiday Extravaganza! Featuring a presentation from Red Hooks own Friday Night Fashion Club. Come celebrate with us; free food, music, and a cash bar. Free & Open to the Red Hook Community

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Art/Music, News, Recreation/Sports

Theatre of the Oppressed NYC In partnership with Red Hook Community Justice Center

When: Dec 15, 2016 6:00-7:30 pm

Where: South Brooklyn Community High School (Gym)

Theatre of the Oppressed NYC and Red Hook Community Justice Center present Wrong Place, Wrong Time, a forum play addressing the school-to-prison pipeline and access to education after involvement with the criminal justice system. Based on the real-life experiences of the actors. FREE and open to the public! To RSVP visit www.tonyc.nyc or call (646) 504-4582

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News

College Application Workshop

When: Dec 15, 2016 3:10-4:30 pm

Where: Summit Academy Charter School 27 Huntington Street Brooklyn, NY 11231

It's that stressful time of year, when seniors are working furiously on college applications! Join us for an information session about what colleges look for in successful applications, tips for writing a winning admissions essay and avoiding common pitfalls, and how to craft an application that gets noticed for all the right reasons. There will be time to ask the experts your pressing questions as well. This information session is open to both students and their families. For more information please contact Ms. Hauser and Ms. Collins at (718) 875-1403 x1482

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Red Hook Design Charette!

When: Dec 8, 2016 5:00-7:30 pm

Where: PAVE Academy - 732 Henry Street, Brooklyn

Join NYCHA’s Office of Recovery and Resilience & KaBOOM! on December 8th to brainstorm ideas for new playgrounds as part of the Sandy Recovery Program at Red Hook Houses! There will be Adult and Child activities, Energizers, Games ,Group discussions, Brainstorming, Drawing. Dinner will be provided

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Theatre of the Oppressed

When: Dec 8, 2016 5:00-9:00 pm

Where: Center for Family Life, 443 39th St, Brooklyn

Join us for the Theatre of the Oppressed NYC workshop for coop members & their families on Thursday, 12/8!  Childcare available - please RSVP by Dec 5th. Workshop participants will use Theatre of the Oppressed games and exercises to share their real-life experiences. We will be moving around, having fun, telling stories and improvising. The group will collaborate to build scenes based on their stories. Participants will be invited to continue to perform with TONYC at community events! Metrocards and a meal provided! Childcare available (please request by December 5)     To Sign up: call 646-405-4582, or email Sophie nimm@tonyc.nyc

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Information

City of New York: Get your Free IDNYC Today!

When: Monday, December 5, 2016

 

Apply for IDNYC today! It only takes about 10 minutes to enroll: Click ⦁ here to make your appointment today! Click ⦁ here for a full list of IDNYC’s enrollment center locations and our interactive map. BENEFITS: IDNYC is a prescription drug discount card, a library card, and is accepted as proof of identity and residency by NYC agencies, including the New York Police Department./ Discounts on tickets to movies, Six Flags Great Adventure, Luna Park in Coney Island, and more! / Tons of free memberships at museums, botanical gardens, and zoos / Up to 25% off­ tickets to select Barclays Center events /20% off­ family and adult memberships at all 22 YMCA centers, citywide. Check out the full list of IDNYC benefits ⦁ here. What to bring: The IDNYC interactive Document Calculator will explain what you need to apply. IDNYC accepts a wide variety of documents as proof of identity, including the New York State DMV Driver’s License, U.S. and foreign passports, NYS Benefits Card, and more.  

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, Art/Music

Off the Hook: Original Plays by Red Hook Kids

When: December 9-10, 2016

Where: PS 15 - The Patrick F Daly School for the Arts

Falconworks Theater Company returns with a Red Hook favorite holiday tradition. We hope you and yours are well and that you’ll join us for another round of plays by Red Hook youth who dream of making the world, and our community, a better place. Off the Hook: Original plays by Red Hook Kids returns on Friday, December 9 at 7:00 pm and Saturday, December 10 at 3:00 pm with more funny, moving, raw, original plays. Come see the world through the eyes of Zakaria Bellahcene, Amanda Jones, Mia Jones and Jasper Dae Kim Schneider. The show will be at The Patrick F. Daly School – PS 15, 71 Sullivan Street in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Admission is free. For more information call (718) 395-3218. Make your reservations at offthehook.eventbrite.com.

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Art/Music, Food

10th Annual Community Tree Lighting

When: Dec 9, 2016 6:00-7:30 pm

Where: Human Compass Garden (Columbia Street + Sackett Street)

Celebrate the Holiday Season with community at the annual tree lighting event. Enjoy donated food from restaurants, live music, and a special visit from Santa who will be giving out toys to kids.

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, Information, News

Support Group For Sandy Survivors

When: December 11-27, 2016

Where: Shorefront Y 3300 Coney Island Ave

Shorefront Y will provide a supportive space to Superstorm Sandy Survivors for sharing resources and becoming empowered to self-advocate towards recovery through peer support.

Superstorm Sandy survivors will be able to discuss their personal experiences, share ideas/resources and provide emotional support to each other throughout the recovery process. The group will be facilitated by a former disaster case manager that is able to share four years of experience in the field of recovery. The support group will meet twice a month but there will continuous support available through our private Facebook group page.

Presentations/workshops from specialized organizations and experts will be offered based on the needs of group members to enhance recovery and resiliency.

Dec.11th at 2 pm       Room 119 Dec.27th at 6:30 pm     Room 119  Future meetings to be scheduled the second Sunday of every month and the last Thursday of every month.

 

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