Red Hook Hub Weekly

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Red Hook Library’s Job Fair

When: Mar 25, 2017 11:00-4:00 pm

Where: 7 Wolcott St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Come one come all! Turning the Tide and Red Hook Public Library is hosting: Opportunity Fair 2017 Recruiters that will be there:Red Hook Initiative, Brooklyn Woods, Constellation, HireNYC, Grace Institute and many more. Click here for more information.


, Art/Music, Community, Information

Red Hook Public Art Project on Climate Change

When: Mar 20-Apr 22, 2017


The Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency (ORR), the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, and Council Member Carlos Menchaca are leading a participatory process to commission a public art project on climate change and sea level rise in Red Hook, Brooklyn, and we need your help! Anyone with an interest in Red Hook can join in the decision making process. Call to Artists We are pleased to announce our Call to Artists for the Red Hook Public Art Project on Climate Change. The deadline for submissions is Earth Day, April 22nd. Artists are asked to submit examples of past work, a brief statement on their approach to this project, and references. For more information on how to apply, click here. Click here for more info 


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Still Recovering From Sandy

When: Mar 30 6:30 pm-May 25, 2017 8:30 pm

Where: Shorefront YM-YWHA 3300 Coney Island Ave

Support group for sandy survivors. Come to a meeting at Shorefront Y in room 119 to find out which resources and help are currently available for you! Thursday, March.30@ 6:30pm- 8:30pm Sunday, April. 9 @ 2:00pm- 4:00pm Thursday, April. 27 @ 6:30pm- 8:30pm Sunday May.14 @ 2:00pm- 4:00pm Thursday May.25 @ 6:30pm- 8:30pm Click here for more info


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Free Adult Education Classes in Red Hook!!

When: Mar 13, 2017 6:00-9:00 pm

Where: PS 15 Patrick F. Daly

ESL (English as a Second Language) classes are being offered at PS 15 Patrick F. Daly. The classes are free and are offered to adults 21 years of age or older. Classes take place Wednesdays and Thursdays from 6:00-9:00 PM. Click here to find out more.


, Community, Information

NYCHA Gang Raids

When: Mar 15, 2017 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Initiative 767 Hicks St

RHI will host an event on gang raids in NYCHA at 6 pm at RHI.   ----> Here are a few articles about this issue, which is an intentional NYPD strategy affecting NYCHA communities throughout the city The speakers will be: - Josmar Trujillo: an activist and writer from Spanish Harlem. His essays appear regularly in AM New York, Huffington Post, City Limits, and the Daily News - Taylonn Murphy Sr. is the father of slain 18 year old promising basketball star Tayshana "Chicken" Murphy who was murdered in Grant Houses due to a feud with a rival housing project. He has since become an activist and leads up the 696 Cure Violence site in Queensbridge - Paula Clarke is the mother of a young man arrested as part of the Bronx 120 raid. She has become a vocal advocate on behalf of families affected by these raids


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Dance Theatre Etcetera Film Making Program

When: Mar 10 4:00 pm-May 20, 2017 6:00 pm

Where: Dance Theatre Etcetera 480 Van Brunt Street

Learn digital media production, make videos, work on a production team, make new friends--and earn a stipend! Open to teens and young adults ages 16-24. Dates: March 11-May 20 Tuesdays 4-6 PM, Saturdays 1-4 PM Orientation: Friday, March 10 @4:00 PM Click here to find out more.


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AmeriCorps Opportunity

When: Friday, February 17, 2017

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center 88 Visitation Place

Half Time Members: Are you graduating from an HSE Program or a Transfer School this year? Looking for an internship, to earn real life work experience? Are you between the ages of 17 – 24? Commit to NINE months of service and complete 900 hours by attending school and volunteering at the Red Hook Community Justice Center.  BENEFITS: Total Living Stipend of $3,759 and an Educational Award of $2,887. Minimum Time Members: Are you enrolled in an HSE Program or a Transfer School? Interested in creating a resume, cover letter,  attending skill building training? Are you between the ages of 17 – 24? Commit to THREE months of service and complete 300 hours attending school and coming to the Red Hook Community Justice Center Fridays.  Receive a $1,221 Educational Award APPLY BY FEBRUARY 28TH  Stop by the Justice Center to pick up an application or go online using the following link for more information contact Leslie Gonzaga at 718-923-8242 or email  


, Health, Information, News

Rally to Oppose Repeal of Affordable Care Act, Medicare Cuts

When: Feb 18, 2017 11:00-

Where: Gouverneur Health Auditorium 227 Madison Street Lower East Side of Manhattan

Come rally with Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, her colleagues, Patients, Healthcare Providers, Advocacy Groups this Saturday morning! New York, NY –Members of New York City’s Congressional delegation, City officials, New York healthcare providers, advocacy groups and patients will rally Saturday morning at 11:00 a.m. in lower Manhattan to oppose Republican efforts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act (ACA).   The rally comes the same day that House Democrats across the country are coordinating a “National Day of Action” to oppose Republican efforts to “Make America Sick Again.”


Community, Information, News

Notify NYC – Winter Storm

When: Feb 9, 2017 2:30-


Due to heavy snow that will create slick and hazardous travel conditions, New York City Emergency Management has issued a Hazardous Travel Advisory for tomorrow, 2/9. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for New York City due to heavy snowfall. The warning is in effect from midnight until 6:00 PM on 2/9. The current forecast calls for 6-12" of snow, wind speeds of 10-20 mph with gusts of 35-40 mph, and visibility of one quarter mile or less. The City of New York Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, announced that Alternate Side Parking regulations will be suspended citywide for tomorrow, 2/9. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the city. For more weather related information, please visit: For additional details regarding the Alternate Side Parking Suspension and the Travel Advisory, please visit:


, Business, Community

Citywide Transit Plan

When: Monday, February 6, 2017


The city is looking to develop a citywide transit plan and would like you to answer a survey about where you go, and where you wish you could go, via public transportation. -----> Fill out this survey to have your voice heard. <-----


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FREE Tax Prep at Brooklyn Borough Hall!

When: Mon, Thu, Fri at 5:00 pm, from February 17, 2017 until April 17, 2017

Where: Brooklyn Borough Hall 209 Joralemon Street

Who is Eligible? Those who income is under $55,00 (with dependents) Those who income is under $33,000 (single) Those who are self employed with expenses of $5,000 or less What to Bring? ----> bring a government-issued photo ID; Social Security or ITIN cards for yourself and all individuals on your return; all relevant tax forms (W-2, 1099-R, etc.); documents of higher education expenses; child care expenses, provider information, and student fees, as well as your bank account number/routing number for direct deposit.   For more information on dates and times click here or to make an appointment, please call (347) 682-5606.  



Red Hook Climate Change Public Art Kickoff Meeting

When: Feb 8, 2017 6:00-7:30 pm

Where: Red Hook Library, 7 Wolcott St

The Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency, NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, and Council Member Carlos Menchaca invite you to a public meeting to kick off a community process to commission a public art project to educate the city on the impacts of climate change while envisioning New York’s future. • This $20,000 public art project will be youth-led • This is the first in a series of public meetings to identify which project will be funded • We encourage residents, students, arts supporters, artists and other stakeholders to come learn more about the program and to guide the project commissioning process • Please share this post or download a flyer to share with your networks here: The Red Hook Library is wheelchair accessible. To request other accommodations contact Rachel Finkelstein at or (212) 676-3150 at least 48 hours in advance. Snacks and beverages will be served For more information, contact: Office of City Council Member Carlos Menchaca at (718) 439-9012 or This project is part of the City’s broader education efforts around climate change and sea level rise, which include the campaign to educate New Yorkers on their flood risk.


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, Health

Lead Contamination Causes Closure of Red Hook Ball Fields (See for details)*

When: Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Where: Red Hook Ball Fields Red Hook, Brooklyn

The EPA has ordered the closing of the Red Hook Ball Fields due to Lead Contamination. The Ball Fields will be closed for at least a year and people who have utilized the fields are being encouraged to get blood tests. See the links below for more information:



Medicare/Medicaid Health Insurance Agent Services

When: Monday, May 11, 2015

Where: at a convenient location selected by Red Hook Resident

Turning 65? Confused about Medicare? Don’t worry, Medicare can be as baffling as it is complicated for everyone. In three steps, I can get you to where you want to go. I educate on the big picture, find the right coverage for your needs and budget and then submit the application for you. Moving forward, I’m your guide on the side, year after year to advise and re-access your health coverage needs. So, should you speak to a stranger on an 800 line or a professional committed to improving people’s lives? The answer to that should be easy. Whatever life brings your way, a 65th birthday, retirement, change in health or residence, I can help. Robin Alexander Medicare, I’m there because I care. Please call me anytime at 917.406.8714 and I would be happy to discuss in more detail.


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JustWorks: Summer Youth Internship Program, Ages 14-18+ APPLY NOW! See for details*

When: May 1-Jun 3, 2015

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

What are you doing this summer? INTERNS WANTED 14-18+ Join the Red Hook Community Justice Centers JustWorks: Summer Internship Program! – Gain experience and professional skills while working as an intern 16 hours peer week in these exciting fields: Law/Criminal Justice, Art, Media and Many More! – Learn through training on how to write a resume, cover letter, interviewing skills and workplace etiquette! As well as how to give back through Mandatory Community Service events on Fridays! - Earn $600 over the course of the program. - Metrocards for transportation are provided to and from internship site. With an opportunity to attend a 1 day out of stat College Trip! Apply Online at For more information contact us at 718-923-8260 -


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Find and Seek, play time for ages 0-4yrs Fridays 10:30am at the Red Hook Public Library 7 Wolcott St.*

When: Fridays at 10:30 am, from May 8, 2015 until June 19, 2015

Where: Red Hook Branch, Brooklyn Public Library 7 Wolcott St.

Fridays May 8th through June 19th at 10:30am, Kristin Eno and Elisha Georgiou of Find & Seek will explore everything from BUBBLES to SHADOWS to CARDBOARD, with mommies, daddies, caregivers, and most importantly, little people! Ages 0-4. Come to the back room and back patio of the library and have some fun with us. Play --> Early Literacy. Yes: We are serious about PLAY. Come see what's going on with Find & Seek! We love meeting new friends, and providing a little dose of wonder to your days . . .



Carroll Gardens Association, Inc.’s 44th Anniversary Celebration and Reception Dinner

When: Thu, May 28, 2015 6:30 pm

Where: Marco Polo Restaurant, 345 Court Street, Brooklyn, New York 11231

Carroll Gardens Association, Inc. (CGA) will celebrate its 44th Anniversary at Marco Polo Restaurant on May 28, 2015. We will honor Sohne Brothers Real Estate Development with the Corporate Leadership Award for its business leadership and commitment to developing quality energy-efficient residential properties; Rachel Demarest Gold, Esq., Deputy Commissioner and Special Counsel at the New York State Department of Labor, with the Public Service Award for her dedicated service in expanding opportunities for unemployed workers in New York State; and Dog Day Cyclery, with the Small Business Leadership Award for its contribution to sustainable transportation options and its consistent support for various community initiatives. All of our distinguished honorees share the same passion and commitment to enhance the quality of life for the residents in our communities. Cynthia Gonzalez, CGA Board Chair, said, “Carroll Gardens Association’s 44th Anniversary Celebration gives us an occasion to celebrate leaders in the community while also furthering CGA’s mission. The annual fundraising dinner is an opportunity to strengthen commitments of our donors and friends to the programs that CGA offers- preserving and developing affordable housing, enforcing quality housing management practices, promoting small business economic development, and providing and linking residents to social services and resources to improve the quality of their lives.” For information about purchasing tickets, making a donation, purchasing a journal ad, and/or sponsoring the event, please email



Pop-up financial community space comes to Red Hook in May

When: May 1-31, 2015

Where: Realty Collective, LLC 351 Van Brunt St

Realty Collective LLC has generously donated their Van Brunt storefront to Brooklyn Plans to provide community financial resources and services. Featured events and services include: - Free credit counseling - Classes on finding funding for your art, community financing - weekly financial balance yoga - free student loan counseling See our full events calendar at: Brooklyn Plans ( is a social entrepreneurship dedicated to providing young professionals in Brooklyn with access to dedicated financial spaces, objective financial information, affordable plans, and free and low cost programming in the form of classes, events, workshops and services.


, News

NEW HUB Bulletin Board at the Miccio Community Center*

When: Monday, April 6, 2015

Where: Outside the Miccio Community Center Clinton & West 9th St.'s

Are you promoting an event in Red Hook? Would like to find out about what's happening in the neighborhood? Stop by the new HUB Bulletin Board outside of the Miccio Community Center, near the corner of Clinton & W. 9th St's. Post flyers or check out flyers posted by others. You may also promote or view upcoming events at the Red Hook Public Library HUB Board! Just step in and speak to the staff. *Please use magnets on the Miccio Board*