Red Hook Hub Weekly

NYCHA Soil Testing Results

When: Friday, July 24, 2020

 

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, Grant Opportunities

NYC Grant from the Mayor’s Office

When: Wednesday, July 22, 2020

 

Thanks to a generous grant from the Mayor’s Office, AAANY will be distributing a limited number of prepaid debit cards to qualified families and individuals in need in New York City. Please share this information with your networks. We would like to reach as many families as possible! Please complete one of the following application forms: English Application Arabic Application Applications are limited to one per household, and limited to residents of New York City. Please note that the city has laid out specific criteria to qualify for payments, and that not everyone who applies will qualify to receive a relief payment. If you are selected to move on to the next round of applications, AAANY will be in touch in the next few weeks.

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, , Community, Emergency, Health, Information

COVID-19 Testing Site in Red Hook

When: Jul 7 9:00 am-Oct 7, 2020 8:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Recreation Center 151 Bay Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

COVID Testing Pop-Up Site opening in Redhook starting July 10th with hours of 9a-7p, seven days/week (for aprox 3 months). Apertura del sitio emergente de pruebas COVID en Redhook a partir del 10 de julio con horas de 9 a 7 p, siete días a la semana (durante aproximadamente 3 meses).

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Community, Emergency, Food, Information

Red Hook Mutual Aid

When: Mondays, from June 23, 2020 until August 31, 2020

Where: ex: at the Verezano pier

Do you need help connecting to food offerings, resources and programming, youth opportunities, PPE, up-to-date information about reopening, what's going on around the neighborhood, and more? Red Hook Mutual Aid is an independent corps of local volunteers, primarily teachers and librarians who live/work in Red Hook. We're here to help connect community members to resources, information, and supplies in an accessible format. We offer phone support through a call-back system in five languages (English, Spanish, Arabic, Mandarin, and Russian), and maintain an extensive resource guide, weekly calendars, and a newsletter. When you call us, you will be talking to your neighbor, and we will give you up-to-date information and referrals. Follow us on Instagram @redhookmutualaid. Phone: 646-484-9677 Email: redhookbklynmutualaid@gmail.com Full Resource List: tinyurl.com/redhookresources Newsletter Signup: tinyurl.com/redhookupdates Food Calendar: tinyurl.com/redhookfood Youth Opportunities: tinyurl.com/redhookyouth Donate: tinyurl.com/redhookdonate Note: Copy and paste links into your browser. Call us if you have questions!

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, Art/Music

Ear to Ear: Collective Transmission

When: Jun 30, 2020 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: THIS CLASS WILL TAKE PLACE VIA ZOOM. ATTENDEES WILL BE SENT A LINK UPON REGISTRATION.

Join Other Desert Radio founders Caroline Partamian and Ethan Primason to examine, explore, and converse about community, transmission, and distance. This workshop will dive into the history of transmission-based projects to glean how the medium is rife for community building and experimental communication. Using these examples as a guide, participants are invited to intentionally interact with their space to engage deeper with an invisible and anonymous audience who will be transported by their work. Date: This one-time workshop meets on Tuesday, June 30 from 6:30-8:30PM EST. Audience: Open to all. Materials: Participants will need a computer with internet access and some type of audio recording device, which could be a phone or a field recorder. Caroline Partamian is a sound and visual artist influenced by her training in dance. She works closely with the concept of abreaction —the extraction of dormant memory stored within a muscle, resurfaced through physical movement, of which an individual was previously unaware; these memories span the spectrum and can take many forms—traumatic, erotic, comforting, etc. By focusing on the process rather than anticipated result, her work encourages what can be revealed when one becomes conscious of their kinetic movement in the process of creation. She has shown work at Marfa Open, Wassaic Project, Otion Front, Flux Factory, Anthology Film Archives, Babycastles, Compound Yucca Valley, and more. Ethan Primason is a sound artist, recording engineer, and musician. His works and practices explore the multisensory context and placeness of audio. His works have been shown at Pioneer Works, Sargent’s Daughters, Marinaro Gallery, Zaha Hadid 520 W 28th street, Outpost Artist Resources, Wassaic Project, Clocktower Radio, Marfa Open, WGXC Wavefarm, and BoxoPROJECTS. Please note, this online workshop will begin promptly at the listed start time. In order to ensure the quality of instruction for all participants, late entry will not be permitted.

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Art/Music

Virtual Drawing Together Workshops

When: Saturdays, from May 3, 2020 until July 26, 2020

Where: Kentler's Vimeo Page and Website

Join Kentler International Drawing Space for our weekly family "Drawing Together" workshops ONLINE! Each 15-20 minute lesson features a new activity led by K.I.D.S. Teaching Artists Victoria and Karina. Programs are designed for children ages 4+ in cooperation with a caregiver and focus on hands-on, exploratory art making. Videos are released every Saturday morning and can be accessed on Kentler's Vimeo page, the "Family Programs" section of our website, and in our weekly e-blast. Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/user8931507 Education Webpage: https://kentlergallery.org/news/index.php/family-programs/

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Art/Music, Community

Emotional Embodied Resilience

When: May 18, 2020 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: Zoom - https://pioneerworks.org/classes/embodied-emotional-resilience/

In this workshop, we will collectively explore the emotional resilience of the body towards platforms that surveil, manipulate and automate the human experience. Register via https://bit.ly/3b54v4K using the password "redhook"

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, Emergency, Health, Information, News

Coronavirus Information and Resources

When: Apr 27-Jun 30, 2020

 

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April 2020: Coronavirus Update Here (download) NYC SCHOOLS TO CONTINUE REMOTE LEARNING FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR. MORE INFORMATION FROM THE NYC DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION HERE. Click here to view a video by RHI's Youth Leaders on Coronavirus. 

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Community, Emergency, Food

Red Hook Farms: Veggie Distribution

When: Monday, April 27, 2020

Where: Red Hook Farms

*Para español, desplácese hacia abajo* Red Hook Farms is offering produce boxes in three ways: Pick Up at the Miccio: 12pm - 3pm on Wednesdays (First come, first serve!)  Pick up at the Farm (in front of Ikea) 2pm - 4pm on Wednesdays (First come, first serve!) Deliveries for those with medical or mobility issues: sign up by emailing veggies@rhicenter.org or fill out this form   This week's box (5/6)  includes: Red Onion Beets Carrots Green Beans Green Bell Pepper Kale Salad Mix Apple, Fuji     *Thank you to Red Hook Relief mutual aid volunteers for leading our local deliveries! Sign up to volunteer here.     Red Hook Farms ofrece cajas de productos de tres maneras:   Recogida en el Miccio: 12pm - 3pm los miércoles (¡Primero en llegar, primer servicio!) Recogida en el Farm (en frente de Ikea): 4pm - 3pm los miércoles (¡Primero en llegar, primer servicio!) Entregas para personas con problemas médicos o de movilidad: regístrese enviando un correo electrónico a veggies@rhicenter.org o complete este formulario   Cebolla roja Remolacha Zanahorias Ejotes Pimiento verde col rizada Ensalada Mix Manzana, fuji * ¡Gracias a los voluntarios de ayuda mutua de Red Hook Relief por liderar nuestras entregas locales! Regístrese para ser voluntario aquí.    

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What's Going On in Red Hook

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Community

#RedHookCounts! Take Action For The Census!

When: Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Where: Red Hook

What's at stake? -Billions in federal funds for public education and housing, roads, bridges, and more - The number of seats New York City has in Congress - Your community Your voice! Commit to respond to the Census HERE: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScM-pO1z1kxrsFGBqCWhrKzkjb79ouVAp0obmrSyK96gmRZ8g/viewform Learn more and volunteer at nyc.gov/census

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, Art/Music, Environmental

Auditions for ON THE HOOK: A Climate-Conscious Exploration of Anna Christie @ The Waterfront Museum

When: Jan 27-Feb 2, 2020

Where: Auditions @ The New School for Drama; Performances @ The Waterfront Museum

Looking for performers (actors and musicians) to join the cast of "On The Hook: A Climate-Conscious Exploration of Anna Christie" to be performed at The Waterfront Museum in late April. Project Description: “On The Hook: A Climate-Conscious Exploration of Anna Christie” is a site-specific, eco-theatre project designed to ignite the Red Hook community around issues of sustainability and climate change advocacy. This production of Eugene O’Neill’s Pulitzer Prize winning play Anna Christie will strive to illuminate how the actions and attitudes of past generations affect future generations, by connecting the dots between the growth of New York Harbor’s coal industry at the beginning of the 20th century, the devastation of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, and the present state of a community now vulnerable to gentrification and environmental injustice. Important Dates/Information: Performances will take place April 24-26, 2020 at The Waterfront Museum in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Rehearsals run February-April in Manhattan. There is a small stipend available and rehearsals will be worked around actor schedules. Character Descriptions: CHRIS CHRISTOPHERSON (M late 40-50s), captain of the coal barge Simeon Winthrop; good-humored, fond of drink, superstitious; must be able to do/learn a Swedish accent; POC encouraged to audition MAT BURKE (M late 20s- 30s), coal stoker on a steamship; strong, rough, bold, and romantic; must be able to do/learn an Irish accent; POC encouraged to audition MARTHY ( F 30s-50s), a seasoned prostitute who gets her way, withered, vivacious, quick-witted; POC encouraged to audition; musicians highly encouraged to audition (and bring their instrument!) Please email onthehook.producer@gmail.com by Jan 23 to be considered for an audition the week of Jan 27. Send along a headshot/photo and resume, if you have one!

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, Community, Information

NYPD 76 Pct Build The Block Meeting Sector D & PSA1

When: Mar 16, 2020 6:30-

Where: Urban Recovery located 411 Van Brunt Street between Van Dyke Street and Beard Street

76 Pct Sector C Build the Block Meeting, Thursday, March 19th at Urban Recovery located 411 Van Brunt Street between Van Dyke Street and Beard Street. Doors Open at 6 p.m. and the meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. Sector C covers the back of Red Hook along with P.S. 15, P.S. 676, Summit Academy, Good Shepherd High School & Basis School including IKEA. Bring your Concerns, Complaints or issues, nothing is too big or too small. Hope to see you there bring a Friend. Lite Refreshment to be served  

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Community

Red Hook Civic Association Meeting

When: Jan 29, 2020 7:00-8:30 pm

Where: P.S. 15 Patrick Daly School 71 Sullivan Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Come meet Brooklyn Boro President Eric Adams, Also Most recent flood protection plans, Bus/ BQX, 76 Pct Report, UPS & other distribution warehouses, PS 15 News, PS 676 News, Red Hook Library News, Red Hook Pool News, Job opportunities with US Census & New Matters.

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Art/Music, Community, Employment

JOB OPENING: Community Engagement Coordinator at Falconworks Theater

When: Jan 25-Feb 29, 2020

Where: Falconworks Theater Company, 135 Richards St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Falconworks Artists Group, an award-winning theater company based in Red Hook, Brooklyn, has an opening for the new position of Community Engagement Coordinator to help support and grow the organization. The Community Engagement Coordinator will be a key ambassador for Falconworks Theater Company in our home community of Red Hook, Brooklyn, and in other communities in New York City and beyond. The Coordinator will have three key areas of focus: • Increasing involvement by members of these communities in our programs, by recruiting and coordinating activities with program participants and volunteers; • Increasing attendance at performances and events by managing individual marketing activities; • Supporting Falconworks’ individual fundraising programs, including a spring fundraising event, and other possible small events. This is a part-time position, with opportunities for growth based on the organization’s success in increasing its annual income. Please visit http://falconworkstheater.org for more information about Falconworks and its programs. Responsibilities • Working with the Artistic Director and the Program Director, increase awareness of Falconworks’ programs and involvement by community members. This includes recruiting, helping select, and communicating with: – youth participants for the Off the Hook program; – adult and young adult participants for other existing or new programs; – volunteers for theater productions (actors, stage crew, technical artists and carpenters, front of house, etc.); and – other volunteers for events and activities that take place from time to time. • Working with the Board of Directors, help to coordinate fundraising events, including a major annual fundraising event and smaller events as may be practical. Help identify and coordinate activities of benefit committee members and volunteers. Coordinate with the event venue and donors. Oversee day-of-event activities. • Recruit and help manage volunteers for programs, fundraising events and administrative tasks. • Help execute marketing efforts for performances and other events, including: – leading outreach to local residents in and near Red Hook, including outreach through other community organizations, schools, churches, businesses, etc; – leading the distribution of flyers, posters, and other materials, including identifying and managing volunteers to help with distribution; – identifying opportunities for publicity in local media, calendars, online sources, etc.; and – assisting with mailings. Qualifications The primary qualifications are a commitment to education and community development through the arts, a desire for direct interaction with a diverse community, and readiness to perform both challenging and clerical tasks. We are looking for a self-starter able to work with a wide range of people, including young people and their families, theater professionals, artists, educators, social service providers, community activists, and bureaucrats. The following qualifications and experience are required: • Experience working with diverse groups of people in a variety of settings. A desire to engage with members of our community one-on-one, in small and large groups, via telephone, or in writing. • A focused approach to work, attention to detail, follow-through, and a readiness to ask for help when needed. • Knowledge of Microsoft Office or Google Docs, email, social media, and other computer skills. • A high-school diploma or equivalent; some college or a college degree is preferred. • Familiarity with the Red Hook community and surrounding neighborhoods. Some combination of one or more of the following additional skills and experience may be especially helpful: • Experience in building community engagement, particularly with under-resourced communities and in a not-for-profit setting. • Experience with marketing including through social media, traditional media, and direct marketing • Experience or skills in the arts, and particularly theater production • Additional software skills, including design software (Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator), web design, or other marketing-related tools • Graphic design skills • Strong writing skills • Fluency in Spanish or other languages Compensation and Schedule This is a part-time position averaging 15 hours per week. Pay will be $1,200 per month. The schedule will vary according to program activities occurring at any given time. Evening and weekend work will be required from time to time. To Apply Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@redhooktheater.org. Review of applications will begin immediately. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have about this position or the organization.

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, , , Community, Health, Information

Healthy Families Red Hook

When: Mondays, from December 17, 2019 until December 31, 2020

Where: We come to you!

Is Healthy Families Red Hook for YOU? Are YOU expecting a baby or are the parent of an infant younger than 3 months of age? If YOU answered YES to any of the questions, then Healthy Families Red Hook is for you! Contact Information: Call Shaqwanda at (347) 638-3051 Call Ronda at (347) 638-3064 Email: HealthyFamilies@nyulangone.org

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