Red Hook Hub Weekly

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Affordable Housing Help with CUFF

When: Thursdays at 11:00 am, from September 24, 2018 until September 23, 2019

Where: Saint Michael' Church (Pope Francis Center) 345 43rd Street,(Corner of 4th Ave & 3rd) Brooklyn, NY 11231

Churches United For Fair Housing (CUFF) Learn how to apply for affordable housing and obtain assistance on filling out affordable housing lottery applications. Learn about available resources, including credit counseling, tenants rights referrals and more. Contact: Cesar Rodriguez at 347-583-0476 or email at crodriguez@cuffh.org    

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, , Employment

AmeriCorps is Recruiting

 

 

AmeriCorps is back and they are currently recruiting for their full time, half time and minimum time positions. Selected members will start on November 1st, 2018. If you could please share this opportunity with your participants- we are looking for 18+, with a high school diploma, U.S. Citizen or permanent resident. Stop by the Justice Center to pick up a paper application or complete it online using the following link: Application

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, , Art/Music, Recreation/Sports

Ark for the Arts at the Library

When: Wednesdays at 11:00 am, from September 19, 2018 until October 18, 2018

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

A public art project based out of the Red Hook Public Library. The Ark is a bicycle powered sculpture that brings together art, community, and information programming http://www.arkforthearts.com.

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Join the NYCHA Board

When: Sep 15-Oct 15, 2018

Where: 250 Broadway, 11th Floor New York, NY 10007

Board members represent the almost 400,000 people who call NYCHA home. Their responsibilities include voting on contracts, resolutions, polices, rules and regulations and other administrative matters.  Resident members are required to devote a minimum of 15-20 hours each month for which they will receive a monthly stipend per hours of services up to $1,500. To qualify, constituents must be: at least 18 years old; a NYCHA resident in good standing; and cleared for service by the New York City Department of Investigation, the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board and/or NYCHA's Office of the Inspector General The application period will start on September 15, 2018 and end October 15, 2018. Applications will be available online and at the Property Management and Borough Management Offices. Candidates can also call 311 for more information or the NYCHA Customer Contact Center, 718-707-777.

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, Business, Employment

Now Hiring Digital Stewards

When: Aug 30-Sep 30, 2018

Where: RHI

THE JOB: Digital Stewards @ VStudio is a small business incubator where members get paid to learn digital career skills. Members learn on the job as they create and deliver products and services to clients. Hiring is ongoing for eager young adults, 18 – 24 years old, who want hands on experience and fast paced learning. No prior experience necessary. All interested apply: Administrative Technologist The person we’re looking for is interested in working “behind the scenes” of a business, scheduling meetings, organizing teams and learning what it takes to keep a business running smooth. Photography Technologist The person we’re looking for knows taking photos isn’t just about pointing and clicking. They’re willing to learn how important it is to create high quality photos for commercial and marketing purposes. Retouching Technologist The person(s) we’re looking for can sweat small details and be a known perfectionist. We are looking to create a team of photo editors learning to work in programs like Photoshop. For more information and to submit resumes; please contact: Jaebi Bussey Jajaebi@rhicenter.org

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Employment, Food, Information

NYCHA Food Business Pathways Program is Back

 

 

The NYCHA Food Business Pathways Program has a competitive, multi-step application process based on qualifications and proven interest. The following is the process for application and selection:

RSVP Online or Call RESS to RSVP for an Information Session: 718-289-8100.
For your convenience, you can register for an upcoming information session using this website or by calling the REES hotline at the above number.

http://opportunitynycha.org/business-development/food-business-pathways/

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Community, Food, Health

$5.00 Veggie Bags are Here!

 

 

Pick up a bag of fresh produce from our Red Hook Community Farm. Your bag can include greens, herbs, and severy pounds of vegetables such as tomatoes, carrots, peppers and zucchini.

Every Wednesday from 4pm-8pm in front of the Miccio 110 West 9th Street or

Every Saturday from 10am to 3pm at the Red Hook Community Farm 560 Columbia Street. 

Who is eligible: Any one living in NYCHA housing or anyone paying with SNAP benefits.

For more information contact Added Value at veggies@added-value.org. 

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Art/Music, Recreation/Sports

Cora Dance 18-19 Open Registration

When: Sep 5, 2018 12:00-5:00 pm

Where: Cora Dance @ 358 Van Dyke Street

Come in to our new studio at 358 Van Dyke Street to enroll in classes for the 2018-2019 school year. View our class schedule and policies at http://coradance.org/school/info/ If you have any more questions, call or email Programs Manager, Rebekah Bono at 718-858-2520 or rbono@coradance.org.

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, Food

12th Annual Taste of Red Hook

When: Sep 25, 2018 6:00-9:00 pm

Where: Liberty Warehouse, 260 Conover St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

The 12th Annual Taste of Red Hook is a meaningful community event that brings together 50 award-winning restaurants,breweries, bakeries, wineries and distilleries for one night only. All proceeds benefit the work of Red Hook Initiative. Enjoy stunning views from the Red Hook coast, a silent auction, food and drink, while meeting RHI staff, participants, and donors during this spectacular evening. Get Your Tickets Here!

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Red Hook Fest

When: June 1-2, 2018

Where: IKEA’s Erie Basin Park (1 Beard Street)

The 25th Annual Red Hook Fest: Artist as Activist, the FREE live music and dance festival on the Brooklyn waterfront, will be June 1 and 2, 2018! Featuring community workshops, free resources, family activities, games, face painting, and world-class performers, Red Hook Fest is fun for the whole family. We have a stellar line-up of performers, including Ronald K. Brown/ EVIDENCE! FRI JUNE 1, 2018 Community Cookout & DJ Dance Party (5:30pm-8: 30 pm) P.S. 15/Patrick F. Daly School (71 Sullivan St, Brooklyn) Performances by: DJ Mikey Palms! SAT JUNE 2, 208 Mainstage Performances (2pm-7pm) IKEA’s Erie Basin Park (1 Beard Street)  Live music & dance on the Brooklyn waterfront with performances by: Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE |Bombazo Dance Company | Soul Science Lab| Peliroja | In addition to our exciting lineup of professional mainstage performers, we’re also happy to have several youth groups, community groups, activities, and resources, including: Youth Groups: Purelements: An Evolution in Dance: Website | Facebook | YouTube | Twitter Solomon Goodwin/MVP MS 353k- Arelah’s Dance Academy

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Art/Music, Food, Health

Seed Bomb Workshop

When: May 19, 2018 2:00-3:30 pm

Where: Red Hook Library

Get a lesson in guerilla gardening tactics! Come to this workshop to learn how to create your own seed bombs out of compost and clay. The workshop will take place in our beautiful back garden. As always, we will have books on gardening available, but be sure to check out our brand new community seed bank as well!

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Art/Music, Emergency, News

Red Hook WaterStories

When: May 15, 2018 5:00-8:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Library

Red Hook WaterStories presents a "Talk to a Historian" Event! Share and learn local history. Did you, do you fish on Long Dock? Work at Todd? White Rock? Do you want to share your experience of Hurricane Sandy? If it has to do with the Red Hook waterfront, we want your story! Red Hook WaterStories tells the history of Red Hook with a water theme. It is NYC’s maritime story in microcosm, coupled with an in-depth guide to contemporary Red Hook plus a Resiliency 101 section. Part of the PortSide New York "Mary" Month of May Festival Red Hook WaterStories is a project of PortSide NewYork and is supported by Councilman Carlos Menchaca, the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, and the New York State Legislature and many local businesses and individuals. www.redhookwaterstories.org www.portsidenewyork.org Twitter: @PortSideNewYork Facebook: Mary A. Whalen

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, Art/Music

Black Conference…The Stage Play

When: May 25-28, 2018

Where: P.S. 15- The Patrick F. Dally Magnet School For the Arts 71 Sullivan Street

Set at the fictional Conference for Negro Improvement, Black Conference is a 360 theater experience that brings guests face to face with civil rights greats Ella Baker, W.E.B. Du Bois, Zora Neale Hurston, Thurgood Marshall and Bayard Rustin and many more. Journey back in time and join them in the struggle for social justice. Featuring: Thaddaeus Abbott, Camille-Bettina Atkinson, Brandon Bogle, Valerie Chamberlain, Brian Fender-Shirley, Noch Foster, Angela L. Fraser, Angelica Harper, Darlene Ivetté, Evelyn Jones, Dontae McCoy, Ruben Navarro, Brandon Otis, Charles J. Ouda, Mark Ross, Matthew Thompson and Lee Waldrop. Director Reg Flowers. Set & Costumes Deb O. Lighting Design Christopher Studley. Assistant Director Meg Bouchard. PR Rhianna Lehman. Producer Christopher Hammett. Inspired by the book Collective Courage by Jessica Gordon-Nembhard Show Times: Opening night benefit: Thursday, May 24th, 2017 at 7:00pm Friday and Saturday, May 25th and May 26th at 7pm Sunday, May 27th at 3:00pm Monday, May 28th at 2:00pm Tickets $20.00 You can purchase tickets online at: Black Conference the Stage Play Tickets

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Business, News

Rebuilding Together NYC Construction Training Program

When: May 8 9:00 am-Jun 15, 2018 5:00 pm

Where: Rebuilding Together NYC, 126 10th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Are you looking for a career in construction? Rebuilding Together NYC is committed to connecting New Yorkers with union apprenticeship opportunities through a variety of local partners, including the Electricians, Carpenters, Painters, Laborers, Excavators, Concrete Workers, Sheet Metal Workers, and more. Next class starts on May 8th. All applicants must interview first. Please contact Jessie Pierce at 718-360-0694 or jessica.pierce@rebuildingtogethernyc.org to apply.

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, , , Food, Health

Red Hook Eats its Greens

When: Apr 26, 2018 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Library

The cycle begins again! The Red Hook Library & the RHDSEP (Red Hook Diabetes Support and Education Program) are teaming up to bring you a series of expert-led workshops aimed at providing you with strategies to take control of your health! Come to this fun and engaging series to learn: Small changes that make a big difference How to identify healthy foods that taste great How to read nutritional labels and cut down on the bad stuff Strategies for supermarket shopping and pantry stocking Featuring: Freebies! Recipe cards, resource kits, and prizes for sticking to exercise and eating goals

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, Recreation/Sports

Mobile Sauna Pop Up

When: Fridays, from April 20, 2018 until September 23, 2018

 

Hot news! @PortSideNewYork helped bring http://www.comegethot.com Mobile Sauna to #RedHook! Soon to be next to Steve's Key Lime Pie and Valentino Park! @PortSideNewYork met these folks last fall and introduced us. THEY OPEN THIS WEEKEND. $10 off a session. code: RedH00k

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, , Art/Music, Emergency

Red Hook Reporters Teen Workshop

When: Saturdays, from June 2, 2018 until June 30, 2018

 

Red Hook Reporters is a free community-based reporting project connecting youth to local leaders and institutions, and providing the tools and space needed for teens to tell the stories of their own neighborhood. Students will participate in a photo and journalism workshop, and be assigned to report on neighborhood stories. Their work will be published in local media, and shared during local events. Through this project, we hope to engage our students in community leadership, and to create an ecosystem of local storytelling. Weʼre currently seeking curious and committed teens, and equipment donations (cameras and audio recorders). Students will receive a stipend upon completion of the workshop. Contact Jasmin Chang / info@communityheroes.nyc / 929-229-1076.

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, , Business, Community

Petition to Bring Back the B71 Bus

When: Apr 19, 2018-Apr 19, 2019

Where: Online

Bring back our bus! Restore the B71 with a new link through Red Hook to Manhattan Posted on October 10, 2017 Brooklynites were hit hard in 2010 when the MTA eliminated the B71, which ran along Union Street, and was a lifeline for seniors, students, and families. To this day, every time I visit the Eileen Dugan Senior Center, they have a very clear message: “Bring back our bus!” Despite economic recovery and significant population growth along the route, the line has never been restored, leaving thousands of riders stranded. Meanwhile, nearby residents of Red Hook remain in a transit desert, despite physical proximity to Manhattan. That’s why neighbors are rallying to demand the B71+ -- a new bus route for Brooklyn that will revive the cross-Gowanus B71 with a new link through Red Hook to Lower Manhattan. If you agree, please sign the B71+ petition today:

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