Red Hook Hub Weekly

, Recreation/Sports

Library Lanes Virtual Bowling

When: Thursdays at 11:00 am, from August 10, 2017 until December 28, 2017

Where: Red Hook Library

Just like the bowling you know and love, including a fun competition, but virtual! Play against people at other branches of the Brooklyn Public Library, or beat your own best score.


, Business

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!



Americorps NY Community Mediation School Corps

When: Sep 5, 2017-Aug 15, 2018

Where: The Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitaion place Brooklyn, NY 11231

Members will serve at Community Dispute Resolution Centers (CDRCs), grassroots community organizations that provide free and low cost mediation and conflict resolution services to their communities, strenghten partnerships btw. CDRC and local schools by building relationships w/ school admin., teachers, staff, and students, provide case management as well as mediation, restorative practices, conflict coaching & management training. Full time benefits include: $12,630 Living allowance, $5,815 Education award, Health coverage, 30 mediation training & apprenticeship, advanced training in conflict coaching, restorative practices, student loan forbearance on qualified loans. Please come to the RHCJC to apply.


, Health, Information

Report Your Mold Today

When: Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Where: RHI 767 Hicks St.

Mold exposure can cause headaches, sinus congestion, shortness of breath, skin irritation, permanent respiratory problems, and chronic fatigue syndrome. Report your mold today. Red Hook Initiative is working to track mold complaints to NYCHA. Come to RHI to report your mold issue. Contact: Alisa Pizarro 718-858-6782 or


, Art/Music

Digital Bootcamp Screening

When: Mon, Aug 7, 2017 6:30 pm

Where: The Commons, 388 Atlantic Avenue

RHI's Digital Stewards will be premiering 5 features focused on Red Hook businesses and organizations including Raaka Chocolate, Rood Gallery, and Red Hook Art Project. Digital Boot Camp is a community collaboration between Dance Theater Etcetera, Red Hook Initiative and South Brooklyn Community High School/ Good Shepherd Services.


, , Information

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. PRE-APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM (FINAL)


, Community, Information

Red Hook Initiative is Hiring!



Red Hook Initiative is hiring for the positions below! See link for details.   Director of Development, Red Hook WIFI Communications Assistant, Clinical Case Manager, College Retention Specialist, Academic Advisors, Academic Advisor (College Prep), Reproductive Health Educator.  


, Community

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


, Community, News

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.


, Community

Neighborhood Restitution Crew

When: Friday, June 16, 2017


Neighborhood Restitution Crew We want to hear from you! The Red Hook Community Justice Center is committed to improving the South Brooklyn Area through community service and neighborhood beautification projects.  This is the season to take action in graffiti removal, neighborhood clean-up, outdoor/indoor painting projects and other services.    If you have a project in mind for our Crew to address, contact Derek Goddard, supervisor of the Neighborhood Restitution Crew at (718) 923-8241 or


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, Business, Emergency

SBS Risk Assessment & Grant Program for Businesses Affected by Superstorm Sandy

When: Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Where: Red Hook, Brooklyn

Was your small business impacted by Superstorm Sandy? If so, you may be eligible for an on-site, one-on-one risk assessment through the NYC Department of Small Business Services. Their team of experts will come to your place of business to: 1. Review your physical space, operations, and insurance coverage 2. Make recommendations and provide you with a customized report on how you can be better prepared for future business interruptions Following the assessment, you can receive a grant of up to $3,000 to buy items and equipment recommended for your business, such as a wireless Point-of-Sale system, fireproof storage containers, and portable generators. To qualify: • Your small business needs to have been registered and in operation at the time of the storm in October 2012 • Your business must have been impacted by flooding or power outage as a result of the storm • Your business must still be located in the Sandy flood or power outage zone Visit or call 311 for more information and to apply.


, Business, Emergency, Food, Health, News


When: Mondays at 9:00 am, from April 27, 2017 until December 31, 2017

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation pl. Brooklyn, NY 11231

Chances are you have had some type of disagreement with a friend, family member, or someone you hardly know. Studies show that disagreements occur over six times a day. Come join us at Peacemaking to learn how to better resolve conflicts in your life. Please call or come see us @ the RHCJC Peacemaking program. 718-923-8274


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AmeriCorps Opportunity for Students

When: Friday, April 21, 2017


We are currently recruiting AmeriCorps members to join the Red Hook Community Resilience Corps as our minimum time members. Youth between the ages of 17-24 who may be pursuing a HSE/ HS diploma are eligible to apply. We have a summer program and school year that youth can choose from. Click here for more info.  School Year- You will be responsible for 300 hours; most hours will be completed from attending classes. On Fridays, you would come to the Justice Center for workshops and mentoring sessions. They will work one on one with another AmeriCorps member. Members will receive an educational award of $1,221. The program will run between May and October. Summer Program- You will be responsible for 300 hours, some of these hours will come from attending class.  The majority of the hours will be from their participation in our Summer Internship program in which they will be trained and place at a site, enhancing their job skills. Members will receive a stipend of $800-$900 in addition to the education award of $1,221. The program will run between June and September.