Red Hook Hub Weekly

, Community, Information

WIC Program Changes

When: Aug 1, 2018 9:00-5:00 pm

Where: 120 Richards Street

NEW DAYS AND HOURS OF OPERATION! Wednesdays - 9am - 5pm Thursday - 9am - 5pm Friday 9am -5pm (Closed 3rd Friday of the month) (OPEN 1ST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH ONLY 9am-2pm) Call 718-945-7150 x6110

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Community, Information

Ben Carson to visit NYCHA, local Housing and Urban Development administrator says

When: Monday, June 18, 2018

Where: NY Daily News

United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson will visit the New York City Housing Authority, an administrator with the department said Monday. Lynne Patton, head of HUD in New York and New Jersey, also promised to do everything in her power to make sure President Donald Trump visits NYCHA, the largest public housing system in the country, in his first term. “He’s a New Yorker born and raised and we would love nothing more than to support the great residents of the city,” she said at a NYCHA town hall. Click here for full article

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, Community, Health

Red Hook Caregiver Forum

When: Jun 22, 2018 10:00-2:00 pm

Where: Miccio Community Center 110 West 9th Street

Grandparent and Kinship caregivers come join us to learn about: Elder abuse/Healthy Relationships Respite Care Consumer Directed Personal Assistance Family Paid Leave HRA Child only benefits Breakfast, Lunch and giveaways. RSVP: Frank McCrea 212-602-4301 or Maria Sanchez 917-769-7518

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, Community, Recreation/Sports

Cops & Kids Basketball Game

When: Jun 19, 2018 5:30-8:00 pm

Where: 71 Sullivan Street

The 76th Precinct and the Beacon invite you to enjoy a community event where the community police officers play a friendly basketball game with local youth from Red Hook. To inquire more, contact P.O. Rueda at 917-941-2185.

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Community, Employment, Information

IT Associate Wanted at Red Hook Initiative

When: June 12-30, 2018

Where: RHI 767 Hicks Street

RHI is looking for an IT Associate: Reports to: Director of Operations Schedule: Part-time, 20 hours/week, flexible hours Summary/Description: The IT Associate is responsible for supporting Red Hook Initiative’s technology equipment and services, including daily, on-demand IT support for all staff. The IT Associate serves as a primary RHI liaison with external vendors providing technology services to RHI. Responsibilities: The responsibilities of the IT Associate include but are not limited to:  Provide routine IT support for RHI staff, such as creating and modifying users, resetting passwords, connecting to printers, and offering guidance on basic computer techniques and skills.  Troubleshoot equipment and/or internet failures as needed.  Support/Train staff to learn basic troubleshooting skills themselves and develop a culture of technological confidence and independence.  Oversee RHI’s password management system and work to improve staff adoption.  Orient new staff to their equipment and introduce them to RHI’s IT systems.  Manage RHI technology equipment. This includes inventory, upkeep and updates as designated by the Director of Operations.  Develop and manage an in-house ticketing system.  Serve as liaison/first point of contact to RHI’s contract IT vendor, Nonprofit Solutions Network. Engage additional outside IT support when needed.  Collaborate with RHI’s Digital Stewards team on technology projects as appropriate on trainings, workshops or seminars.  Collaborate with the Red Hook WIFI Project Manager as appropriate to support the expansion of the free wireless network in Red Hook.  Work with Operations team to identify areas where technology systems could be made more efficient and implement solutions.  Take on other tech projects as needed. Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:  Strong computing skills  Strong customer/client service orientation  Strong project management and organizational skills  Detail oriented  Ability to create and manage external relationships  Patience for new learners  Ability to keep accurate records and statistics  Willingness to collaborate on projects and work with a team Experience and Qualifications:  High School Diploma or HSE  Some form of computer science training/courses preferred  A+ or Net+ Certifications or similar, or equivalent experience  Customer relations  Knowledge of Red Hook community and RHI mission and vision (resident preferred) Contact: (718) 858-6782 for more information.

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Wide Open Septet Live

When: Apr 17, 2018 6:00-7:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Library

Join us at the Red Hook Library for a free live concert! The members of Wide Open Septet have performed and recorded with a stunning range of artists, including Ray Charles, Wynton Marsalis, Sting, D'Angelo, Bruce Springsteen, Kronos Quartet, Bang on a Can All-Stars, Ethan Hawke, Vincent D'Onofrio, Woody Allen, Joe Lovano, Lauryn Hill, and many more. Funding Provided by the Brooklyn Arts Council

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PAVE Academy Accepting Student Applications for 2018-2019 School Year

When: Mondays, from April 4, 2018 until June 29, 2018

Where: https://paveschools.org/

PAVE Academy in Red Hook, Brooklyn is a free & public charter school open to all students in Kindergarten through 8th Grade. Student applications for the 2018-2019 school year are now open. To apply, visit http://www.paveschools.org and click "Enroll." For more information about PAVE and our programming please visit our website or call our main office at 718-858-7813.

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, Health, Recreation/Sports

Future Posture Yoga

When: Tuesdays at 7:00 pm, from March 20, 2018 until December 18, 2018

Where: 19 Delavan Street, Suite 3S

A weekly yoga class at a therapeutics yoga studio in Red Hook which is focused on alignment, healing from injuries, strengthening, flexibility, with a foundation of back care. The class is offered by donation suggested $15-20 - however if you cannot pay that then I am happy to work something out with you. My email is ashtay67@gmail.com -- please email me to rsvp and let me know that you are coming.

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, Community, Health

Red Hook CARES Wellness Group

When: Tuesdays at 5:00 pm, from March 20, 2018 until April 24, 2018

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation Place

Feeling overwhelmed? Think that you cannot cope with the stress in your life? You are not along. Join Red Hook CARES for a supportive & healing 6-Week Wellness Group. All are welcome, MTA Cards & Dinner Provided. Call Tshiyamba at 347-404-9017 or email RHCintern1@nycourts.gov to sign up!

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, Art/Music

Free Children’s Art Classes at Red Hook Library

When: Tuesdays at 3:15 am, from September 12, 2017 until June 5, 2018

Where: Red Hook Public Library: 7 Wolcott Street

Free Art Classes at the Red Hook Library three days a week!! Classes occur on the following times: Tuesdays 3:15-4:15 (Ages 4-7) Tuesdays 4:15-5:15 (Ages 8-12) Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 (Ages 10-17)

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