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AmeriCorps is Recruiting

 

 

AmeriCorps is back and they are currently recruiting for their full time, half time and minimum time positions. Selected members will start on November 1st, 2018. If you could please share this opportunity with your participants- we are looking for 18+, with a high school diploma, U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Stop by the Justice Center to pick up a paper application or complete it online using the following link: Application

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, Recreation/Sports

Free Kayaking

When: Sep 23, 2018 1:00-4:00 pm

Where: Valentino Pier, Ferris & Coffey Streets

Free walk-up kayaking 2018: Sundays, 1:00PM - 4:00PM: June 3rd until September 23rd. Red Hook Boaters Calendar

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Ark for the Arts at the Library

When: Wednesdays at 11:00 am, from September 19, 2018 until October 18, 2018

Where: Red Hook Library 7 Wolcott St Brooklyn, NY 11231

A public art project based out of the Red Hook Public Library. The Ark is a bicycle powered sculpture that brings together art, community, and information programming http://www.arkforthearts.com.

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, Business, Community

Flea Market Fundraiser

When: Sep 22, 2018 10:00-5:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Lions Club District 20-K1 495 Columbia Street

Join the Lions Club as they host a flea market fundraiser. The fundraiser will be at Beard and Dwight Street. The price is $35.00 for a table and it is $25.00 for a non-profit. any additional tables are $10.00 extra. Call Andrea for more information 646-209-0362.

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Access Training – Individual Training Grant (ITG)

 

 

Training can provide you with the education and experience you need to land a job or advance within your career. We use industry research to design our training programs to ensure that the skills you learn are the skills employers need. We offer training programs for in-demand occupations across sectors at different locations throughout the city. To take part in one of our training programs or qualify for an Individual Training Grant (ITG), you must meet the following qualifications: Be at least 18 years or older.  Be a New York City resident. Be legally able to work in the United States. Meet all federal selective service requirements  and if employed, earn less than $63,925 per year.  Please note that each training program may require additional qualifications.  

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, , Community, Information

Join the NYCHA Board

When: Sep 15-Oct 15, 2018

Where: 250 Broadway, 11th Floor New York, NY 10007

Board members represent the almost 400,000 people who call NYCHA home. Their responsibilities include voting on contracts, resolutions, polices, rules and regulations and other administrative matters.  Resident members are required to devote a minimum of 15-20 hours each month for which they will receive a monthly stipend per hours of services up to $1,500. To qualify, constituents must be: at least 18 years old; a NYCHA resident in good standing; and cleared for service by the New York City Department of Investigation, the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board and/or NYCHA's Office of the Inspector General The application period will start on September 15, 2018 and end October 15, 2018. Applications will be available online and at the Property Management and Borough Management Offices. Candidates can also call 311 for more information or the NYCHA Customer Contact Center, 718-707-777.

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Ark for the Arts at the Library

When: Wednesdays at 11:00 am, from September 19, 2018 until October 18, 2018

Where: Red Hook Library 7 Wolcott St Brooklyn, NY 11231

A public art project based out of the Red Hook Public Library. The Ark is a bicycle powered sculpture that brings together art, community, and information programming http://www.arkforthearts.com.

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, Art/Music

Boukman Eksperyans

When: Sep 15, 2018 7:00-10:00 pm

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

Haitian band Boukman Eksperyans is exemplary of the Haitian musical movement Mizik Rasin, a type of music that combines traditional elements of many different styles of Haitian roots music, religious vodou ceremonies, and Native American and African identity, all mixed in a rock-n-roll sound. Since 1987, Boukman Eksperyans has been sharing their musical rebellion with the world. The name “Boukman Eksperyans” is the combined result of two historical influences: the 1791 Slave Revolution at Bwa kay Iman lead by the Vodou Priest Boukman Dutty and Jimi Hendrix and his band the Jimi Hendrix Experience. Boukman Eksperyans is continuing the revolution of Boukman Dutty by sharing Haiti’s history and struggle through social messages in song and dance.

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Art/Music

Song, Percussion, and Dance Workshops with Boukman Eksperyans

When: Sep 16, 2018 12:00-6:00 pm

Where: Pioneer Works

Boukman Eksperyans presents a special song, percussion, and dance workshop which will focus on deep traditional Haitian roots culture, Ibo (dance of the name of liberty), Nago (warrior dance), and Yanvalou (ceremonial dance of water). Through pedagogy adapted for all audiences and experiences, these workshops include a brief theoretical presentation on the origin of songs, percussions, and dances—and their profound meanings. Free with RSVP, and open to all ages.

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, Art/Music, Recreation/Sports

Chair Rental for Parties by Cherry Diva

When: Aug 19, 2018 12pm-Aug 22, 2010 11pm

Where: Where is the location of your party,I will bring the chair to you.

If you are having a baby shower or any type of party Cherry Diva has the perfect wicker chair for your event. I will decorate the chair your choice of color. 718-787-7001 (text me for more information)

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, Art/Music, Community, Recreation/Sports

Spa Party for Girls

When: Aug 18, 2018 12am-Aug 18, 2024 8pm

Where: cherrydiva will come to you and your princess party

Cherry Diva Spa is for girls ages 4-14. I will bring the party to you in the comfort of your home or where you desire. Diva's will get mini pedicures,mini pedicures, mini facials and arts & craft. My goal is to make sure every Diva feel beautiful on the outside as well as the inside.

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, Art/Music

Ark for The Arts

When: Wednesdays, from August 1, 2018 until October 22, 2018

Where: Red Hook Library 7 Wolcott St Brooklyn, NY 11231

A public art project based out of the Red Hook Public Library. The Ark is a bicycle-powered sculpture that brings art, community and information programming into the heart of Red Hook. Follow us on FB and Instagram, find us at the Red Hook Public Library and go to our website for a calendar of events http://www.arkforthearts.com.

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Art/Music, Recreation/Sports

Cora Dance 18-19 Open Registration

When: Sep 5, 2018 12:00-5:00 pm

Where: Cora Dance @ 358 Van Dyke Street

Come in to our new studio at 358 Van Dyke Street to enroll in classes for the 2018-2019 school year. View our class schedule and policies at http://coradance.org/school/info/ If you have any more questions, call or email Programs Manager, Rebekah Bono at 718-858-2520 or rbono@coradance.org.

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, Art/Music

Second Sundays at Pioneer Works

When: Aug 12, 2018 4:00-10:00 pm

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

Second Sundays is a free event series presented on the second Sunday of every month. The program features open studios with current artists in residence, live music, exhibitions and participatory programs exploring art, science, technology and education. Food and Beverage by Bombay Sandwich Co., Dolce Brooklyn, and Pioneer Works Bar.

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, Art/Music

Hercules in Red Hook

When: Aug 16, 2018 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: The Flagpole 450 Columbia Street

On Thursday, August 16 at 6 PM, we will present readings from Euripides' The Madness of Hercules at The Flagpole, 450 Columbia Street in the Red Hook Houses.  Actors Frankie Faison (The Wire), Kathryn Erbe (Law & Order: Criminal Intent), Glenn Davis (24) and Councilman Jumaane Williams will take part. About an act of unspeakable violence by a man revered by his friends and fellow soldiers, the ensuing discussion will focus on the impact of violence on families and communities as well as the perpetrator. This event is free, open to all, and free ice cream will be served. We are also looking for panelists for this evening. Panelists watch the performance with the audience and afterward, speak for about 3-4 minutes--from their hearts and guts--about what rang true for them in this ancient play. Their words act as a bridge for the facilitated community conversation that follows. We would welcome your suggestions for a panelist. If you'd like to come--and bring a group!--please let me know! You can RSVP by contacting me or by visiting this link: herculesinredhook.eventbrite.com

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