Red Hook Hub Weekly

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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.


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


, 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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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


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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 or (718) 923-8287


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Learn English for Free!

When: Wed & Thu at 6:00 pm, from August 1, 2017 until August 1, 2018

Where: PS 15 Patrick F. Daly School 77 SUllivan St.

Habla ingles? Aprenda ingles gratis! Learn English for free! Must be 21 years or older. Call 718-240-2779. Registration Thursdays at 5:40 pm.


, Food, Health

Free Cooking Demonstrations at the Red Hook Community Farm

When: Saturdays at 10:00 am, from July 29, 2017 until November 18, 2017

Where: Red Hook Community Farms, 3-49 Halleck St, Brooklyn,

Weekly free cooking demonstrations at the Red Hook Community Farm, every Saturday through mid-November. Each week a different fruit or vegetable is chosen and prepared. By attending a 25-minute workshop, you receive: 1. A sample 2. A copy of the featured recipe 3. $2 in HealthBucks that can be spent at the farm stand (or any farmers market) Drop-in attendees welcome, but you can also schedule a visit or farm tour. Workshops are throughout the day, from 10am-3pm, every Saturday through November 18 (except September 2). Email to schedule or with questions. (Source: Red Hook Star Revue)


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Pre-Apprenticeship Program

When: Sep 6-Oct 10, 2017

Where: Red Hook Initiative 767 Hicks St.

Red Hook NYCHA Residents: Pre-Apprenticeship Program (For Direct Entry Union Positions) 4 Week Training Includes: Stipend of $250 after each week Lunch & Metrocard Work Boots & Helmet OSHA 10 Certification GED or High School Diploma Required To apply contact Alisa Pizzaro at or visit RHI. Apply by Friday, September 22nd. PRE-APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM (FINAL)



When: Thursday, July 13, 2017

Where: Waterfront Museum 290 Conover

The Waterfront Museum is open year-round on SATURDAYS 1-5pm and THURSDAYS 4-8pm(Closed Thanksgiving and last two weeks of December) for free tours for families and individuals when the barge is docked in Red Hook. Cross the gangway onto the 1914 historic vessel.  The Lehigh Valley Barge #79 is on the National Register of Historic Places--the only wooden barge of its kind still floating. Group tours are available for a fee any day by appointment by calling David at (718) 624-4719. A visit includes a look at the Captain's original living quarters, the tools used by longshoremen and stevedores and the gongs and bells of the tug and barge system. Videos tell the story of the barge's rescue from the mud and kids love the ball machine that whirls, jumps and plays music via gravity.


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Red Hook Flicks

When: August 1-29, 2017

Where: Valentino Pier

Red Hook Flicks, in association with Pioneer Works, presents Summer Movies on The Pier All films start at 8:30 PM or as soon as it’s dark enough   August 1: NAPOLEAN DYNAMITE August 8: GHOST DOG August 15: DONNIE DARKO August 22: MINIONS August 29: ARMAGEDDON


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RHI is hiring a Communications Assistant



RHI is looking for a dynamic, engaging, and social media savvy individual to fill the Red Hook WIFI Communications Assistant position! The Red Hook WIFI Communications Assistant will play a key role in generating Red Hook WIFI’s website and social media content and ensuring that the network serves to increase community engagement, thereby strengthening the social network of Red Hook. See link for details.


Red Hook CARES

When: Friday, June 16, 2017

Where: RH Justice Center

Red Hook CARES Red Hook CARES works with people of all ages who have witnessed or experienced Gun Violence, Intimate Violence, Dating Violence, Homicide, Assault, Stalking, Childhood Abuse, Sexual Assault, Robbery, Car Crash/DUI, or Gang Violence.  CARES helps to break these patterns of violence in our homes and communities.  Call (347) 404-9910 or stop by the Justice Center at 88 Visitation Place Brooklyn, NY 11231.


Housing Resource Center

When: Thursday, June 15, 2017

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

Housing Resource Center Do you live in NYCHA Red Hook Houses?  The Housing Resource Center at the Red Hook Community Justice Center is here to support you in resolving housing issues.  Help understand Housing Court, fill out court forms, connect to rental assistance and request and obtain repairs. Contact us at: 88 Visitation Place Brooklyn, NY 11231 or call (718) 923-8250 Monday – Friday from9:00am – 1:00pm and 2:30pm – 6:00pm Complete your NYCHA annual review at the Red Hook Community Justice Center!  We will have a computer lab and staff available to assist tenants in completing the annual review online.  Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:00am – 12:30pm; and 2:30pm – 4:30pm.  To schedule an appointment, call (718) 923-8250; walk-ins are welcome!  Please bring your username/code and any supporting documents.