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HRA in Red Hook Wednesdays and Thursdays

When: Wednesdays at 9:00 am, from March 20, 2019 until March 20, 2019

Where: Red Hook Justice Center 88 Visitation Place

A representative from HRA is in Red Hook at the Red Hook Community Justice Center every Wednesday and Thursday from 9am to 5pm. Shakeena Culler cullersh@dss.nyc.gov Phone: 646-584-6560

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, Community, Information

Cleanup Of Red Hook Ball Fields Begins

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019

 

By Pamela Wong RED HOOK – Delayed once again due to the 35-day federal government shutdown which prohibited EPA employees from reporting to work, cleanup plans to remove lead from the Red Hook ball fields are back on track, with crews starting work on the site last week. https://bklyner.com/cleanup-of-red-hook-ball-fields-begins/?fbclid=IwAR3775WipomtnnotGegMzjna4uKu3fWj_6M5kPbHjzaqjhI63Y5uG_QJDbg

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Community, Information

HSE/GED Pre-Screening

When: Mar 12, 2019 1:30-3:30 pm

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

Are you looking to get your high school equivalency (HSE) diploma? Register to take a test of your readiness for the exam, and you will be placed in a prep class, enrolled in our online prep class, register for the TASC exam or National External Diploma Program (NEDP). Seating is limited. Please register by clicking on the RSVP box to the right OR email us at HSE@bklynlibrary.org Assessment starts promptly at 1:30pm.

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Community, Information

Free Tax Help at Red Hook Library

When: March 6-28, 2019

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

Come to the Red Hook Library for free tax help from a tax professional! To use this FREE program, you must have a valid email address and basic computer skills, and bring all relevant tax documents with you, including: Government issued photo ID Forms W-2, 1098, 1099, or income and expense records if you are self-employed Banking information 2018 tax return Proof of health insurance coverage/exemption Payment records for childcare Records of cash and non-cash charitable donations Please note that this service is available on a first come, first served basis.

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, , Employment

Apply for Red Hook Local Leaders 2019!

When: Feb 13-May 8, 2019

Where: RHI 767 Hicks Street

We have begun recruiting for Local Leaders 2019. If you or any one of your participants are interested in applying, the application is attache. We are accepting anyone who is aged 24 plus. I have also posted the link to our electronic application that is now available online. If anyone has any questions, you can see myself, Shaquana Cooke  or Catherine McBride. Red Hook Local Leaders  

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Saturday Activities at Miccio center

When: Feb 9, 2019 10:00-5:00 pm

Where: 110 West 9th Street

Open to ages 13 & up Gym, theater, weight room, computers A program of Good Shepherd Services (718) 243-1528.

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, Art/Music, Community

ProjectArt After-School Program

When: Wed & Thu at 3:30 pm, from February 13, 2019 until February 13, 2019

Where: Red Hook Library, 7 Wolcott Street

ProjectArt offers free art classes at Red Hook Library during the 2018-19 school year. Explore, create, and express through visual art. Registration is required! Register at  Projectart.org/enroll. Full schedule: Ages 5-10 Every Wednesday, 3:30-4:30pm Ages 4-7 Every Thursday, 3:15-4:15pm Ages 8-12 Every Thursday, 4:15-5:15pm *To participate you must be able to attend all classes. Registration required. Schedule subject to change. Please email any questions to elizabeth@projectart.org.

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Business, Information, News

Free Civil Legal Services coming to Red Hook!

When: Feb 13, 2019 10:00-3:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center - 88 Visitation Place, Brooklyn, NY 11231

The Mobile Legal Help Center is a partnership between the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) and the New York State Courts’ Access to Justice Program that provides free civil legal services to New Yorkers in need. Private meeting rooms and technology inside the vehicle enable it to function as a full-service office. Staff onboard will provide FREE legal assistance on issues related to: Housing (tenants only), public benefits, debt management, immigration, divorce, custody, etc. The vehicle will be stationed in front of the Red Hook Community Justice Center on Wednesday, February 13, 2019. For more information please call (718) 923-8250. To make an appointment please visit: http://nylag.org/MLHCappointments

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Community, Information

Free Tax Help at Red Hook Library

When: March 6-28, 2019

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

Come to the Red Hook Library for free tax help from a tax professional!

To use this FREE program, you must have a valid email address and basic computer skills, and bring all relevant tax documents with you, including:

Government issued photo ID
Forms W-2, 1098, 1099, or income and expense records if you are self-employed
Banking information
2018 tax return
Proof of health insurance coverage/exemption
Payment records for childcare
Records of cash and non-cash charitable donations

Please note that this service is available on a first come, first served basis.