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Public Meeting re: Cleanup of Ballfields 5-8 in Red Hook Park

When: Jul 11, 2018 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Library 7 Wolcott Street

ATTEND THIS PUBLIC MEETING TO RECEIVE UPDATES ON THE CLEANUP PROCESS! CLEANUP TO START AT BALL FIELDS 5-8: The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation (NYC Parks) will be cleaning up Red Hook Park Ball Fields 5-8 and 9, under U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) oversight. Some of the soil on these fields is contaminated with lead from a historic secondary lead smelting facility known as the Columbia Smelting and Refining Works (Columbia) facility. Follow the link here for more information regarding the clean up. If you would like to receive updates for Ball Fields 5 through 9 directly via mail or email, please contact Natalie Loney at (212) 637-3639 or loney.natalie@epa.gov. EPA has established an Information Repository at the Red Hook Branch of the Brooklyn Public Library, where the public can review and copy records related to EPA’s investigation and the cleanup of Ball Fields 5-8 and 9.

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Game On VBS

When: July 17-19, 2018

Where: Coffey Park

Kids Bible Lesson, Arts, Games, Snacks etc. Hosted by Redemption Church. Redemption Church Red Hook will be hosting its 3rd Annual VBS in the Park on July 17-19th @6pm in Coffey Park. Bring out your kids, your neighbors kids, your family kids and every kid you know in the community. This 3-Day Vacation Bible School (VBS) will have Bible Lessons, Games, Arts, Snacks and a Special Ceremony for all participants and their families. Here is a great way to connect with other families as well a build community. Hope to see you there!!!

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NYCHA Farm Herb Workshop

When: Jul 11, 2018 1:30-3:30 pm

Where: NYCHA FARM Red Hook West Houses, Brooklyn (near 30 Wolcott Street)

Description How to use common herbs for lotions and other recipes. For more information, see www.greencityforce.org/farmsatNYCHA/ For questions, contact nefratia@added-value.org orsaara@added-value.org

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PROGRAM COORDINATOR Wanted at Rebuilding Together

 

 

Job Responsibilities: The Program Coordinator reports to the Director of Programs and works closely with the Workforce Training Program Instructors and the Construction Department. Primary responsibilities include: • Manage outreach and intake processes to ensure that eligible participants are successfully enrolled in the program. • Process applications and verify that applicants meet the eligibility criteria; keep applicants informed regarding the status of their application. • Schedule and conduct screening interviews and math tests; take notes during panel-style interviews and correct exams • Develop program materials, maintain relationships with nonprofit partners, and represent the organization at community meetings. • Research and conduct outreach to new community partners and meet with them regularly to maintain an ongoing list of relevant resources and ensure successful program referrals. • Analyze data and make recommendations on the program’s outreach and intake processes to ensure the success of applicants in our program and subsequent job placements. • Coordinate with the Workforce Training Program team to manage the training calendar, schedule classroom activities, and provide administrative support to the Instructors, including preparing materials for day one and graduation. • Track participant attendance and draft dismissal, attendance, and disciplinary letters as necessary. • Order program supplies and enter them into our inventory system. • Write and send out a bimonthly workforce training program newsletter to update graduates on upcoming opportunities in the construction field. • Garner resources for the organization and participate in fundraising activities as needed. Qualifications: • Commitment to the economic stability of low-income New York City residents. • Excellent written and verbal skills • Ability to communicate in clear and encouraging language with a diverse community and staff • Close attention to detail • Ability to work collaboratively and independently • Organized and adept at multi-tasking • Strong interpersonal skills • Comfortability speaking publicly and presenting to large groups • Commitment to professional ethics in working with confidential, sensitive information • Experience working in the nonprofit sector, preferably in an organization focused on workforce development • Familiarity with Salesforce preferred

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES CORA DANCE

When: Jul 10, 2018 10:00-2:00 pm

Where: 358 Van Brunt Street 

We are looking to have at least 3 volunteers for each day of work from 10am-2pm, Sunday-Friday starting immediately. Volunteer shifts will be at Cora’s new home at 358 Van Brunt Street unless confirmed otherwise. PLEASE RESPOND WITH TIMES THAT WORK FOR YOU and please share this email with your friends and family who are interested in getting involved.  Having a car is always a plus. You do not need to be a skilled builder, just able to take directions and get dirty. We will soon be laying studio floor, staining and finishing office and lounge floors, painting walls and moving boxes in. We still have a goal to open registration on August 27th in the new space! WE NEED YOURS AND YOUR FRIENDS’ HELP TO MAKE THIS POSSIBLE. SCHEDULE YOUR VOLUNTEER DAY TODAY!  :)

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Art/Music, Community, Information

Red Hook Public Library Classes/Events

When: Mon & Tue at 3:00 pm, from July 9, 2018 until July 10, 2018

 

Girls Who Code, When Mon, July 9, 3pm – 5pm Where Red Hook Library, 7 Wolcott St, Brooklyn, NY 11231, USA 3. Tech Time When Mon, July 9 to 13, 3:30pm – 4:30pm Where Red Hook Library, 7 Wolcott St, Brooklyn, NY 11231, USA Description Tech Time - Play Fortnight, PS4, XBox, and more. 4. Family Zumba When Tue, July 10, 4pm – 5pm Where Red Hook Library, 7 Wolcott St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

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Community, Food, Health

FREE Summer Meals

When: Jun 27 1:15 pm-Aug 31, 2018 2:00 pm

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

Serving free lunch to kids & teens 18 years and under during the summer. Enjoy sandwiches, fresh fruit, and cold milk!

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Liberty Industrial Gas & Welding Supplies

 

 

We are looking for a quick study/ fast learner who is interested in the welding industry. Any retail, sales or welding experience is a plus but will train extensively in all areas with the right candidate. We are looking for professional customer service, a detailed oriented individual that is self-reliant. Job responsibilities include: Customer Service/Inside Sales (Assisting Store Manager) Assisting with daily sales transactions Processing and maintaining inventory control Merchandising store products Customer service in store and on the phone Dock Assistant (Assisting Dock Manager) · Customer service with cylinders exchange · Loading and unloading cylinders on delivery trucks · Assisting in inventory management Hours are 7:30 am- 4:30 pm with one hour for lunch. Pay starts at $14.00 per hour while training (approx. 3-6 months) Benefits include, healthcare, 401K, paid life insurance, paid holiday, vacation and sick days. To inquire more about the position, please contact Michael Lopez at michael.lopez@rhicenter.org.

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Red Hook Flicks 2018: Movies on the Pier

When: Jul 10 8:30 pm-Aug 28, 2018 11:00 pm

 

At the Red Hook Flicks series, see movies on the water and under the watch of Lady Liberty. Presented by Pioneer Works and in association with Red Hook Community Justice Center. The film schedule runs every Tuesday night from July 10 to August 28 on Valentino Pier in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Please bring a low chair or blanket. Film schedule July 10: Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle July 17: Creed July 24: Captain Underpants July 31: Roadhouse August 7: Hairspray (1988) August 14: Silence of the Lambs August 21: Coco August 28: Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

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WIC Program Changes

When: Aug 1, 2018 9:00-5:00 pm

Where: 120 Richards Street

NEW DAYS AND HOURS OF OPERATION! Wednesdays - 9am - 5pm Thursday - 9am - 5pm Friday 9am -5pm (Closed 3rd Friday of the month) (OPEN 1ST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH ONLY 9am-2pm) Call 718-945-7150 x6110

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Earth Day Celebration

When: Apr 19, 2018 3:00-5:30 pm

Where: Coffey Park - near the Park House

The Red Hook Community Justice Center invites you to an Earth Day Celebration, for an afternoon of fun featuring: Flower Planting Arts & Crafts, Face Painting, and more. Then take home with you a lightly used toy! Everyone is encourage to bring a toy they would like to recycle. For more information, contact Leslie at (718) 923-8242.

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Can Online Resources Help You Save Money?

When: Apr 23, 2018 11:00-1:00 pm

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

Join this workshop to learn about Online Banking: Learn how to manage your bank account online, learn how to pay bills online & set up direct deposit, and learn how to bank online safely. Limited space available, please contact Leslie at (718) 923-8242 to confirm your seat in the workshop or for more information.

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Up to the TASC? – High School Equivalency Diploma Classes

When: Tuesdays at 10:00 am, from April 3, 2018 until April 25, 2018

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

Pathways to Graduation - Sign up today and obtain your TASC diploma and opens doors to new opportunities! Our program allows you to: Gain Knowledge, Obtain an Internship, and Earn Money. You must be 17.5 - 21 yrs old. Placement test dates: 4/3, 4/5, 4/11, 4/20, and 4/25 at 10AM. For more info, contact (718) 923-8256

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Evening of Yoga

When: Mar 29, 2018 4:30-5:15 pm

Where: Red Hook Justice Center 88 VISITATION PLACE

Join us for an evening of Yoga to celebrate the strength in ourselves and all women in our community. Please reach out to Daniella at 917.328.7709 or dacker@nycourts.gov with any questions.

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Financial Empowerment Workshop

When: Mar 27, 2018 5:30-7:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Library 7 Wolcott Street

It's like the more money we come across, the more problems we see. Right?! Flip those lyrics and setup yourself for more opportunities in your financialfuture. The Red Hook Community Justice Center in partnership with the Brooklyn Public Library Red Hook Branch is organizing an informational workshop for Red Hook residents who are interested in money management, budgeting, credit scores & more financial topics. Food will be served. What to bring with you to the event: 1. List your monthly expenses & income 2. Write down one or two financial goals 3. Bring a neighbor or a friend, spread love it's the Brooklyn way! Questions? Contact Ross Joy, 347-216-5738 or email joyr@nycourts.gov Support provided by Santander Bank

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Community, Employment

Ferry Jobs!

When: Monday, March 26, 2018

Where: Online

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and NYC Ferryoperated by Hornblower, today announced that hiring for the summer 2018 season is full steam ahead. NYC Ferry is hiring for 75+ new jobs including captains, deckhands, customer service agents, ticketing, operations and other positions.  New Yorkers of all backgrounds and skill levels are welcome to apply. Jobseekers can apply directly at https://www.ferry.nyc/careers/

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Tenants Rights Workshop

When: Mar 27, 2018 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Fifth Avenue Committee 621 Degraw Street (4th Ave & Degraw)

Join Fifth Avenue Committee and the urban Justice Center to learn what rights rent stabilized tenants have and how you can become engaged to preserve affordable housing in your community. The Urban Justice Center will speak about renewing a lease, eviction notices, rent overcharges, tenant harassment, what is rent stabilized, and learn about rent stabilized tenant's rights. All workshops are bi-lingual (Spanish interpretation provided). RSVP to 718-237-2017 ect 113 or email GNCJ@fifthave.org.

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Community, Recreation/Sports

Pick up Summer Camp Applications!

When: March 26-31, 2018

Where: 71 Sullivan Street

Summer Camp Applications are available for pick up Monday, March 26 from 10am to 6pm.  All completed  applications MUST be returned by Saturday, March 31st at 10am. (Completed applications must contain a medical). If you have any questions or concerns, please contact : 718-522-6910.

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