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PortSide NewYork 81st Birthday of Our Ship MARY A. WHALEN

When: May 19, 2019 6:00-6:00 pm

Where: On the ship in Atlantic Basin, end of Pioneer Street at Conover.

MARY Art Inspiration Day & Birthday TankerTours

Celebrate the 81th birthday of our ship MARY A. WHALEN with two options: As of 8:00am, come make art inspired by our ship. As of 1:00pm, we offer free public tours of our ship.

Are you a painter, sketcher, illustrator, poet, photographer?  Come create work inspired by MARY and our evocative maritime location. Find colleagues who are similarly inspired.

We expect many plein air painters, and the Urban Sketchers are involved. We can offer digital exhibit space in our e-museum Red Hook WaterStories for work created that day.

http://portsidenewyork.org/calendar/2018/5/20/mary-inspiration-day-birthday-tankertours-pb9yx

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Community Conversation: The Red Hook Neighborhood School (P.S. 676)

When: May 14, 2019 5:30-7:00 pm

Where: 27 Huntington St, Brooklyn, NY

The Office of District Planning, CEC15 and D15 Superintendent Anita Skop Invite you to attend a Community Conversation: The Red Hook Neighborhood School (P.S. 676) As the NYCDOE works to promote equity and excellence in District 15, it is convening a conversation about P.S. 676 with the Red Hook community. This meeting aims to hear perspectives about the school's needs, priorities, and challenges to ensure future planning is responsive to both the P.S. 676 community and Red Hook neighborhood at-large Questions/RSVP: CEC15@schools.nyc.gov

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Pioneer Works Community Happy Hour

When: May 30, 2019 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: Pioneer Works; 159 Pioneer Street Brooklyn, NY 11231

Join Pioneer Works staff, artists-in-residence, and friends in our garden for happy hour. Each event spotlights a local chef or culinary organization. This month’s Happy Hour features Poppy’s Brooklyn. Poppy’s Happy Hour menu of free small bites includes grilled flatbread with comté, chili oil, and spring greens, seasonal vegetable crudités with pumpkin seed herb dip, and a choice of baharat spiced steak kabob, sumac chicken kabob, and vegetable bamboo boats. Since 2012, Poppy’s mission has been to create simple, seasonal, beautiful, and approachable food. We believe that the highest quality food and service does not need to feel formal or unattainable. We believe in supporting local farmers, sustainability, eating with our eyes, and nourishing our community. Poppy’s is based in Cobble Hill and operates a weekend café; a gathering place for neighbors, followers, friends, and family. Poppy’s is a woman owned business run by women.

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Pioneer Works Community Lunch

When: May 15, 2019 12:30-1:30 pm

Where: Pioneer Works Garden

Join Pioneer Works staff, artists-in-residence, and friends in our garden for lunch. Each event spotlights a local chef or culinary organization. This month’s lunch features chef Kia Damon. The lunch menu will include Turmeric Spiced Roasted Chickpeas, Not Grandma’s Potato Salad, Grilled Fava Beans with Mint, Achiote Wings, and Lemon-Sorghum Bars. All lunches will come with a beverage. Vegetarian and gluten-free options will be available. Kia Damon is a Florida-born, self-taught chef turned executive chef in Chinatown, Manhattan. Kia began her journey doing pop ups and dinner parties. Now, she runs the eclectic, Latin-Caribbean inspired restaurant, Lalito, that is reapproaching the way people look at foods of the diaspora. Through cooking, she hopes to continue to break boundaries and create a new normal for women, people of color, and her QTPOC community.

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Do you have a gas outage in your NYCHA home?

When: May 16, 2019 6:00-8:30 pm

Where: RHI 767 Hicks Street

Do you have a gas outage in your building? Since April 19th we have been demanding: A return of the gas to the building Better communication from NYCHA Access to restaurant vouchers Reimbursements for rent paid Join us in sharing updates and progress and bringing these demands to NYCHA! Dinner provided

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Pioneer Works Community Lunch

When: Jun 12, 2019 12:30-1:30 pm

Where: Pioneer Works Garden

Join Pioneer Works staff, artists-in-residence, and friends in our garden for lunch. Each event spotlights a local chef or culinary organization. This month’s lunch features chefs Eli and Max Sussman.

Lunch menus will become available a month before each event. Lunch will include a beverage. Vegetarian and gluten-free options will be available.

Eli and Max Sussman are co-chef/owners of Samesa Restaurant & Catering in Williamsburg and the Samesa located inside Grimm Ales in Bushwick. Max was previously the chef at Roberta’s pizza when the restaurant received 2 stars in a glowing New York Times review. Eli was previously the Executive Chef of Mile End Deli where it was a fixture on Eater‘s NYC 38 list. Both brothers were nominated for the James Beard Rising Star Chef Award and were selected as 2012 Zagat NYC’s “30 under 30.” Together they have co-authored 4 cookbooks and have appeared on the Today Show multiple times. Their writing and recipes have been featured in SAVEUR, Food & Wine, and Bon Appetit. Samesa supports Housing Works, local neighborhood schools, BLACK LIVES MATTER, and is a Sanctuary restaurant committed to a zero tolerance workplace free of sexism, racism, and xenophobia. Samesa is an employment partner of GET OUT STAY OUT and Hot Bread Kitchen. Samesa was chosen partly based on its responsible business practices and community engagement from amongst dozens of applicants to be a new vendor at the re-opening Essex Market on the Lower East Side in 2019.