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Dance Theatre Etcetera Film Making Program

When: Mar 10 4:00 pm-May 20, 2017 6:00 pm

Where: Dance Theatre Etcetera 480 Van Brunt Street

Learn digital media production, make videos, work on a production team, make new friends--and earn a stipend! Open to teens and young adults ages 16-24. Dates: March 11-May 20 Tuesdays 4-6 PM, Saturdays 1-4 PM Orientation: Friday, March 10 @4:00 PM Click here to find out more.

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AmeriCorps Opportunity

When: Friday, February 17, 2017

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation Place

Half Time Members: Are you graduating from an HSE Program or a Transfer School this year? Looking for an internship, to earn real life work experience? Are you between the ages of 17 – 24? Commit to NINE months of service and complete 900 hours by attending school and volunteering at the Red Hook Community Justice Center.  BENEFITS: Total Living Stipend of $3,759 and an Educational Award of $2,887. Minimum Time Members: Are you enrolled in an HSE Program or a Transfer School? Interested in creating a resume, cover letter,  attending skill building training? Are you between the ages of 17 – 24? Commit to THREE months of service and complete 300 hours attending school and coming to the Red Hook Community Justice Center Fridays.  Receive a $1,221 Educational Award APPLY BY FEBRUARY 28TH  Stop by the Justice Center to pick up an application or go online using the following link https://goo.gl/forms/MJTuK0V6VxLSSD62 for more information contact Leslie Gonzaga at 718-923-8242 or email Lgonzaga@nycourts.gov  

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Rally to Oppose Repeal of Affordable Care Act, Medicare Cuts

When: Feb 18, 2017 11:00-

Where: Gouverneur Health Auditorium 227 Madison Street Lower East Side of Manhattan

Come rally with Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, her colleagues, Patients, Healthcare Providers, Advocacy Groups this Saturday morning! New York, NY –Members of New York City’s Congressional delegation, City officials, New York healthcare providers, advocacy groups and patients will rally Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m. in lower Manhattan to oppose Republican efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA).   The rally comes the same day that House Democrats across the country are coordinating a “National Day of Action” to oppose Republican efforts to “Make America Sick Again.”

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Notify NYC – Winter Storm

When: Feb 9, 2017 2:30-

 

Due to heavy snow that will create slick and hazardous travel conditions, New York City Emergency Management has issued a Hazardous Travel Advisory for tomorrow, 2/9. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for New York City due to heavy snowfall. The warning is in effect from midnight until 6:00 PM on 2/9. The current forecast calls for 6-12" of snow, wind speeds of 10-20 mph with gusts of 35-40 mph, and visibility of one quarter mile or less. The City of New York Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, announced that Alternate Side Parking regulations will be suspended citywide for tomorrow, 2/9. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the city. For more weather related information, please visit: http://www.weather.gov/okx/. For additional details regarding the Alternate Side Parking Suspension and the Travel Advisory, please visit: http://on.nyc.gov/2kOVnLT.

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Citywide Transit Plan

When: Monday, February 6, 2017

 

The city is looking to develop a citywide transit plan and would like you to answer a survey about where you go, and where you wish you could go, via public transportation. -----> Fill out this survey to have your voice heard. <-----

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FREE Tax Prep at Brooklyn Borough Hall!

When: Mon, Thu, Fri at 5:00 pm, from February 17, 2017 until April 17, 2017

Where: Brooklyn Borough Hall 209 Joralemon Street

Who is Eligible? Those who income is under $55,00 (with dependents) Those who income is under $33,000 (single) Those who are self employed with expenses of $5,000 or less What to Bring? ----> bring a government-issued photo ID; Social Security or ITIN cards for yourself and all individuals on your return; all relevant tax forms (W-2, 1099-R, etc.); documents of higher education expenses; child care expenses, provider information, and student fees, as well as your bank account number/routing number for direct deposit.   For more information on dates and times click here or to make an appointment, please call (347) 682-5606.  

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Art/Music

Red Hook Climate Change Public Art Kickoff Meeting

When: Feb 8, 2017 6:00-7:30 pm

Where: Red Hook Library, 7 Wolcott St

The Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, and Council Member Carlos Menchaca invite you to a public meeting to kick off a community process to commission a public art project to educate the city on the impacts of climate change while envisioning New York’s future. • This $20,000 public art project will be youth-led • This is the first in a series of public meetings to identify which project will be funded • We encourage residents, students, arts supporters, artists and other stakeholders to come learn more about the program and to guide the project commissioning process • Please share this post or download a flyer to share with your networks here: http://www.nyc.gov/html/planyc/downloads/pdf/publications/RedHookPublicArt.pdf The Red Hook Library is wheelchair accessible. To request other accommodations contact Rachel Finkelstein at RFinkelstein@cityhall.nyc.gov or (212) 676-3150 at least 48 hours in advance. Snacks and beverages will be served For more information, contact: Office of City Council Member Carlos Menchaca at (718) 439-9012 or info38@council.nyc.gov This project is part of the City’s broader education efforts around climate change and sea level rise, which include the FloodHelpNY.org campaign to educate New Yorkers on their flood risk.

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A Call with Red Hook’s Congresswoman

When: Feb 1, 2017 7:30-

 

Nydia Velazquez is hosting a "Telephone Town Hall" TONIGHT"to talk with constituents about her work and also to hear their thoughts and concerns."  In case you missed it the Congresswoman was one of the first responders at JFK to support refugees detained there and was also one of the early electeds to protest the inauguration and attend the Women's March instead. Sign up for the call in here: https://velazquez.house.gov/telephone-town-hall-sign After signing up with the phone number you’d like to be reached on (and address in her district), you’ll receive a Wednesday evening call at 7:30 p.m. to join in.

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Supporting All of Our Students

When: Wednesday, February 1, 2017

 

The DOE and the Mayor’s Office are committed to protecting the right of every student to attend public school, regardless of immigration status, national origin, or religion. Recently Chancellor Carmen Fariña & Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Nisha Agarwal sent home a letter and FAQ document to all public school students to make this commitment clear and to help clarify questions that parents might have during this time. Find out more here. The letter and FAQ are available in the other languages by clicking here.

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Business, Health, News

PEACEMAKING

When: Thursday, January 26, 2017

Where: The Red Hook Community Justice Center

Chances are you have had some type of disagreement with a friend, family member, or even kids. Studies show that disagreements occur over six times a day. Come join us at Peacemaking to learn how to better resolve conflicts in your life.

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Arts Career Fair

When: Mar 4, 2017 11:30-5:00 pm

Where: Joseph Miccio Community Center - 110 W 9th St

Saturday, March 4th, 11:30am-5pm Cora Dance and PAL Miccio partner up to offer the community's FIRST ARTS CAREER FAIR. Inspired by our multi-talented students, the ARTS CAREER FAIR provides adults and youth ages 11 and up with opportunities to engage with 20+ working professional artists in theater, dance, music, film, writing, production, visual art and more in this day of discussion, performances, workshops and sharing! It's a carnival of amazing arts, artists and experiences all under one roof! Admission is FREE

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Dance Theatre Etcetera Film Making Program

When: Mar 10 4:00 pm-May 20, 2017 6:00 pm

Where: Dance Theatre Etcetera 480 Van Brunt Street

Learn digital media production, make videos, work on a production team, make new friends--and earn a stipend! Open to teens and young adults ages 16-24. Dates: March 11-May 20 Tuesdays 4-6 PM, Saturdays 1-4 PM Orientation: Friday, March 10 @4:00 PM Click here to find out more.

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AmeriCorps Opportunity

When: Friday, February 17, 2017

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation Place

Half Time Members: Are you graduating from an HSE Program or a Transfer School this year? Looking for an internship, to earn real life work experience? Are you between the ages of 17 – 24? Commit to NINE months of service and complete 900 hours by attending school and volunteering at the Red Hook Community Justice Center.  BENEFITS: Total Living Stipend of $3,759 and an Educational Award of $2,887. Minimum Time Members: Are you enrolled in an HSE Program or a Transfer School? Interested in creating a resume, cover letter,  attending skill building training? Are you between the ages of 17 – 24? Commit to THREE months of service and complete 300 hours attending school and coming to the Red Hook Community Justice Center Fridays.  Receive a $1,221 Educational Award APPLY BY FEBRUARY 28TH  Stop by the Justice Center to pick up an application or go online using the following link https://goo.gl/forms/MJTuK0V6VxLSSD62 for more information contact Leslie Gonzaga at 718-923-8242 or email Lgonzaga@nycourts.gov  

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, Health, Information, News

Rally to Oppose Repeal of Affordable Care Act, Medicare Cuts

When: Feb 18, 2017 11:00-

Where: Gouverneur Health Auditorium 227 Madison Street Lower East Side of Manhattan

Come rally with Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, her colleagues, Patients, Healthcare Providers, Advocacy Groups this Saturday morning! New York, NY –Members of New York City’s Congressional delegation, City officials, New York healthcare providers, advocacy groups and patients will rally Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m. in lower Manhattan to oppose Republican efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA).   The rally comes the same day that House Democrats across the country are coordinating a “National Day of Action” to oppose Republican efforts to “Make America Sick Again.”

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Create NYC

When: Mar 11, 2017 1:30-3:30 pm

Where: Red Hook Public Library 7 Wolcott Street

CreateNYC is incorporating intensive public input and an in-depth evaluation of the city’s cultural assets through borough wide workshops, focus groups and community conversations, creating a long term roadmap to promote greater equity, access, diversity and vibrancy, and expanding opportunities for New Yorkers to access and participate in the city’s rich cultural life. Find out more here.

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Red Hook Fest Community Cook Out

When: Jun 9, 2017 5:30-8:30 pm

Where: P.S. 15/Patrick F. Daly School

Red Hook Fest Community Cook Out and DJ Dance Party: Friday, June 9, 2016 (6:00pm-8:00pm) P.S. 15/Patrick F. Daly School (71 Sullivan St, Brooklyn) Come enjoy FREE food, music, fun, games, and activities for kids, presented in conjunction with Good Shepherd Service’s Red Hook Community Center Beacon. DJ Mikey Palms and MC Tah Phrum Duh Bush will get the crowd moving!

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24th Annual Red Hook Festival

When: Jun 10, 2017 2:00-7:00 pm

Where: Louis J. Valentino, Jr. Park & Pier (Coffey & Ferris Streets, Brooklyn)

24th Annual Red Hook Festival Main Stage Events: Saturday, June 10, 2017 (2-7pm) @ Louis J. Valentino, Jr. Park & Pier (Coffey & Ferris Streets, Brooklyn) Come check out a world-class lineup of professional bands and dance companies, plus fun activities for all ages like kayak rides in New York Harbor (c/o the Red Hook Boaters), hands-on drawing activities, and a Red Hook trivia contest (with prizes!). Additionally, local youth performers will dazzle the crowd, representing the next generation of artists in Brooklyn.

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Business

Legal Clinic for Small Businesses

When: Mar 2 6:00 pm-Feb 2, 2017 8:00 pm

Where: Carroll Gardens Association 201 Columbia Street Brooklyn NY 11231

Free one on one consultation with lawyers answers your questions about leases, incorporation, intellectual property rights, and more! Spaces are limited, contact Ben at bfgoogins@carrollgardensassociation.com or 718-243-9301

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Community, Information, News

Notify NYC – Winter Storm

When: Feb 9, 2017 2:30-

 

Due to heavy snow that will create slick and hazardous travel conditions, New York City Emergency Management has issued a Hazardous Travel Advisory for tomorrow, 2/9. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for New York City due to heavy snowfall. The warning is in effect from midnight until 6:00 PM on 2/9. The current forecast calls for 6-12" of snow, wind speeds of 10-20 mph with gusts of 35-40 mph, and visibility of one quarter mile or less. The City of New York Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, announced that Alternate Side Parking regulations will be suspended citywide for tomorrow, 2/9. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the city. For more weather related information, please visit: http://www.weather.gov/okx/. For additional details regarding the Alternate Side Parking Suspension and the Travel Advisory, please visit: http://on.nyc.gov/2kOVnLT.

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