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Off the Hook: Original Plays by Red Hook Kids

When: December 15-16, 2017

Where: Visitation Church, 98 Richards St, Brooklyn, NY

Join Falconworks for Off the Hook: Original plays by Red Hook Kids - Friday, December 15 at 7:00 pm - Saturday, December 16 at 3:00 pm We will present three more funny, moving, raw, original plays. Come see the world through the eyes of Orion Crossman, Osmary Britto and Odalys Perez. The show will be at Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 98 Richards Street in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Admission is free, and the program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. For more information call (718) 395-3218. Make your reservations at https://offthehook.eventbrite.com.

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Town Hall with Mayor Bill de Blasio

When: Dec 14, 2017 7:00-9:00 pm

Where: JHS 88 544 7th Avenue (Corner of 18th Street and 7th Avenue)

Speak to your Mayor,  Bill de Blasio about concerns within your community. Doors open at 7pm and close at 8:30pm. First come, first seated. Please RSVP by December 13th at 5pm. To RSVP, contact 212-788-7929 or brooklyntownhall@cityhall.nyc.gov.

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Up to the TASC? High School Equivalency Diploma Classes

When: December 5-21, 2017

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

Pathways to Graduation: Sign up today and obtain your TASC diploma and open doors to new opportunities!  Earn money while getting your education! As a student you qualify for the Workforce Development Internship Program, receive Work Readiness Training, Professional Development, and a Stipend. Placement Test Dates: 12/07/17 at 12:30pm 12/12/17 at 12:30pm 12/19/17 at 12:30pm 12/21/17 at 12:30pm For more information, please contact (718) 923-8256

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Solar Panel Installation Training

When: Tuesdays at 10:30 am, from December 5, 2017 until January 23, 2018

Where: Red Hook Initiative

The US solar energy market is booming and now is the time to learn the skills you need to start a career in Solar Panel Installation. Take this 6-week course and receive a stipend while you earn the industry certifications from North American Board Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as well as a 4-hour Scaffolding Certification. Dates for Info Sessions: DECEMBER: 12/5, 12/12 AND 12/19 JANUARY: 1/9, 1/16 AND 1/23 For Inquires contact: 347-987-3920 (Must be at last 18 years old, a  Red Hook resident, eligible to work in the US legally, able to lift 50 lbs, and able to score 8th grade level on a reading and math screening.)

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Business, Community, Information

The Mobile Legal Help Center

When: Dec 14, 2017 10:00-3:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

The Mobile Legal Help Center is a partnership between New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) and the New York State Courts’ Access to Justice Program that provides legal 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 14, 2017 10:00am – 3:00pm for more information please call (718) 923-8250. To Make an Appointment Please Visit: http://nylag.org/MLHCappointments.

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, Art/Music, Business, Community, Food

RHI Holiday Pop-Up Market!

When: Dec 16, 2017 4:00-9:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Initiative

Support Red Hook Vendors. Local vendors will be selling their books, natural skin care products, clothing, food and entertainment. Come and celebrate the holidays while shopping for loved ones. Vendors will be selling: *Clothing *Natural Skin Care Products *Specialty items and more  

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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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, Business, Community

One-on-One Computer Training

When: Tuesdays at 4:00 pm, from August 8, 2017 until December 19, 2017

Where: Red Hook Library

Did you know that the Red Hook Library offers FREE one-on-one computer training? Learn basic computer skills, or get more advanced training from our technology experts. We have a drop-in labs on Tuesdays, but you can make appointments for more in-depth training, too!

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, Art/Music

Pioneer Works Second Sundays

When: Dec 10, 2017 4:00-10:30 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. Free to attend. Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models. Drag queen Lola Lemon will read children’s picture books before leading a simple craft activity. DQSH is best for children aged 3-8, but is generally enjoyed by all ages. Drag Dress Up Booth Toss on a boa or a bowtie and strike a pose! Come play Drag Dress Up to mix and match a variety of costumes, accessories, genders and identities. Contact for more information: (718) 596-3001 http://ow.ly/Xj4x30dn6rK

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Young Mothers & Fathers Program

When: Dec 13, 2017-Dec 25, 2018

Where: Alex House Project 76 Lorraine Street, 2nd Floor

"A Holistic Approach to Parenting" The Alex House Project (THAP) is a Brooklyn based, peer-led 501 (C3) social service support and leadership development organization for young expecting mothers, parenting mothers and young fathers who reside in New York City Parenting and Education Employment (referrals and placement) Educational Support *Young mothers age 25 and under and young dads age 30 and under* Enrollments Mon -Thurs 12:30 to 5 pm, or they can call and schedule an appointment. Contact 347-951-5572 or services@alexhouseproject.org.

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Community, Information

HRA Assistance at the Justice Center

When: Wednesdays, from December 13, 2017 until December 31, 2018

Where: Red Hook Justice Center - (Housing Resources Room) 88 Visitation Place

Maritza Cortaza from HRA-MAP (Mayor's Action Plan for Neighborhood Safety) is here every Wednesday to assist you with questions about SNAP benefits known as Food Stamps, One shot deals and any other social services programs that we can connect you to. We can help you learn what you are eligible for, how to apply for programs, or assist you with resolving any issues with your case. Ask for Maritza Cortaza  at 646-761-0503.  

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, Community

Red Hook Business Holiday Mixer/Potluck

When: Dec 20, 2017 5:30-8:30 pm

Where: MARY A. WHALEN: South end Pier 11, Atlantic Basin (near corner of Pioneer & Conover Streets)

Red Hook Business Holiday Potluck! Join us for a holiday gathering with Red Hook local business owners. A chance to celebrate one more year as part of an amazing community. We'll have refreshments, tell a few stories, meet with our local leadership and give away a prize or two. Let's celebrate the holiday with the amazing entrepreneurs who make their homes and livings in Red Hook -- like you! This Holiday Season we want to recognize and celebrate your contributions to the economic health and community fabric of Red Hook. Please join us December 20th to meet new neighbors, connect with old ones, find out what's on the horizon for 2018, and enjoy good company over food and drinks. This is a potluck so please bring something to share with the community. This evening will be an opportunity to celebrate our community, learn who is new to the neighborhood, make connections to expand the Red Hook network, and see how we can continue to grow our local economy. We hope to see you there and have a wonderful Holiday Season. Here is a google doc- Please add what you are bringing if you know ahead of time: https://docs.google.com/a/realtycollective.com/spreadsheets/d/1gcbRHouzc7PUKhF_bSVZZx_LOCnx3u8ktXJ4BwX3bLM/edit?usp=sharing Come aboard the ship MARY A. WHALEN, home of PortSide NewYork and warm your bones by the galley stove! South end Pier 11, Atlantic Basin, next to NYC Ferry dock Walk in Pioneer and Conover gate. Drive in Imlay and Bowne gate Lots of free parking next to the ship. Flat soled shoes strongly recommended due to grating on some decks/floors. DIRECTIONS http://portsidenewyork.org/visitor-info/ ****Event open to all Red Hook businesses and entrepreneurs of all shapes and sizes. Hosted by Realty Collective and PortSide NewYork

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, Art/Music, Community

Poetry and Potluck

When: Dec 20, 2017 5:00-8:00 pm

Where: Fifth Avenue Committee 621 Degraw Street

Turning the Tide Environmental Justice Group Invites you to their poetry and potluck expo. Please bring your favorite dish to share. RSVP to Karen Blondel at 718-237-2017 ext 171 or 718-809-2070 or via email at kblondel@fifthave.org.    

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Town Hall with Mayor Bill de Blasio

When: Dec 14, 2017 7:00-9:00 pm

Where: JHS 88 544 7th Avenue (Corner of 18th Street and 7th Avenue)

Speak to your Mayor,  Bill de Blasio about concerns within your community. Doors open at 7pm and close at 8:30pm. First come, first seated. Please RSVP by December 13th at 5pm. To RSVP, contact 212-788-7929 or brooklyntownhall@cityhall.nyc.gov.

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Housing Resource Center

When: Dec 5, 2017-Dec 5, 2019

 

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 from 9:00am – 1:00pm and 2:30pm – 6:00pm

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Up to the TASC? High School Equivalency Diploma Classes

When: December 5-21, 2017

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

Pathways to Graduation: Sign up today and obtain your TASC diploma and open doors to new opportunities!  Earn money while getting your education! As a student you qualify for the Workforce Development Internship Program, receive Work Readiness Training, Professional Development, and a Stipend. Placement Test Dates: 12/07/17 at 12:30pm 12/12/17 at 12:30pm 12/19/17 at 12:30pm 12/21/17 at 12:30pm For more information, please contact (718) 923-8256

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Solar Panel Installation Training

When: Tuesdays at 10:30 am, from December 5, 2017 until January 23, 2018

Where: Red Hook Initiative

The US solar energy market is booming and now is the time to learn the skills you need to start a career in Solar Panel Installation. Take this 6-week course and receive a stipend while you earn the industry certifications from North American Board Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as well as a 4-hour Scaffolding Certification. Dates for Info Sessions: DECEMBER: 12/5, 12/12 AND 12/19 JANUARY: 1/9, 1/16 AND 1/23 For Inquires contact: 347-987-3920 (Must be at last 18 years old, a  Red Hook resident, eligible to work in the US legally, able to lift 50 lbs, and able to score 8th grade level on a reading and math screening.)

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Peacemaking

When: Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation Place

Have you had a disagreement with a friend, family member, or neighbor? Studies shows that disagreements occur over six times a day.  Come join us at Peacemaking to learn how to better resolve conflict in your family and community.  Please call (718) 923-8274 or come see us at the Red Hook Community Justice Center.

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Community

Annual Senior Cheer Day!

When: Dec 21, 2017 10:00-2:00 pm

Where: Red Hook PAL Miccio Center 110 West West 9th Street

Annual Senior Cheer Day is taking place again this year at the PAL Miccio Center. Taking care of our seniors is important, especially around this time of year. If you wish to donate or volunteer, contact Alice Tapia at womenintouch@gmail.com and Bonita Felix at theenrichmentcloset@gmail.com.THIS EVENT IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Women In Touch,The Bee Hive Experience and The Enrichment Closet  

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