Red Hook Hub Weekly

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Off the Hook: Original Plays by Red Hook Kids

When: December 15-16, 2017

Where: Visitation Church, 98 Richards St, Brooklyn, NY

Join Falconworks for Off the Hook: Original plays by Red Hook Kids - Friday, December 15 at 7:00 pm - Saturday, December 16 at 3:00 pm We will present three more funny, moving, raw, original plays. Come see the world through the eyes of Orion Crossman, Osmary Britto and Odalys Perez. The show will be at Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 98 Richards Street in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Admission is free, and the program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. For more information call (718) 395-3218. Make your reservations at


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Town Hall with Mayor Bill de Blasio

When: Dec 14, 2017 7:00-9:00 pm

Where: JHS 88 544 7th Avenue (Corner of 18th Street and 7th Avenue)

Speak to your Mayor,  Bill de Blasio about concerns within your community. Doors open at 7pm and close at 8:30pm. First come, first seated. Please RSVP by December 13th at 5pm. To RSVP, contact 212-788-7929 or


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Up to the TASC? High School Equivalency Diploma Classes

When: December 5-21, 2017

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

Pathways to Graduation: Sign up today and obtain your TASC diploma and open doors to new opportunities!  Earn money while getting your education! As a student you qualify for the Workforce Development Internship Program, receive Work Readiness Training, Professional Development, and a Stipend. Placement Test Dates: 12/07/17 at 12:30pm 12/12/17 at 12:30pm 12/19/17 at 12:30pm 12/21/17 at 12:30pm For more information, please contact (718) 923-8256


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Solar Panel Installation Training

When: Tuesdays at 10:30 am, from December 5, 2017 until January 23, 2018

Where: Red Hook Initiative

The US solar energy market is booming and now is the time to learn the skills you need to start a career in Solar Panel Installation. Take this 6-week course and receive a stipend while you earn the industry certifications from North American Board Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as well as a 4-hour Scaffolding Certification. Dates for Info Sessions: DECEMBER: 12/5, 12/12 AND 12/19 JANUARY: 1/9, 1/16 AND 1/23 For Inquires contact: 347-987-3920 (Must be at last 18 years old, a  Red Hook resident, eligible to work in the US legally, able to lift 50 lbs, and able to score 8th grade level on a reading and math screening.)


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The Mobile Legal Help Center

When: Dec 14, 2017 10:00-3:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Community Justice Center

The Mobile Legal Help Center is a partnership between New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) and the New York State Courts’ Access to Justice Program that provides legal services to New Yorkers in need. Private meeting rooms and technology inside the vehicle enable it to function as a full-service office. The vehicle will be stationed outside the Red Hook Community Justice Center Thursday, December 14, 2017 10:00am – 3:00pm for more information please call (718) 923-8250. To Make an Appointment Please Visit:


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RHI Holiday Pop-Up Market!

When: Dec 16, 2017 4:00-9:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Initiative

Support Red Hook Vendors. Local vendors will be selling their books, natural skin care products, clothing, food and entertainment. Come and celebrate the holidays while shopping for loved ones. Vendors will be selling: *Clothing *Natural Skin Care Products *Specialty items and more  


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Free Children’s Art Classes at Red Hook Library

When: Tuesdays at 3:15 am, from September 12, 2017 until June 5, 2018

Where: Red Hook Public Library: 7 Wolcott Street

Free Art Classes at the Red Hook Library three days a week!! Classes occur on the following times: Tuesdays 3:15-4:15 (Ages 4-7) Tuesdays 4:15-5:15 (Ages 8-12) Wednesdays 3:30-4:30 (Ages 10-17)


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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!


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Pioneer Works Second Sundays

When: Dec 10, 2017 4:00-10:30 pm

Where: Pioneer Works 159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Second Sundays is a FREE event series presented on the second Sunday of every month. The program features open studios with current artists in residence, live music, exhibitions and participatory programs exploring art, science, technology, and education. Free to attend. Drag Queen Story Hour (DQSH) captures the imagination and play of the gender fluidity of childhood and gives kids glamorous, positive, and unabashedly queer role models. Drag queen Lola Lemon will read children’s picture books before leading a simple craft activity. DQSH is best for children aged 3-8, but is generally enjoyed by all ages. Drag Dress Up Booth Toss on a boa or a bowtie and strike a pose! Come play Drag Dress Up to mix and match a variety of costumes, accessories, genders and identities. Contact for more information: (718) 596-3001


What's Going On in Red Hook

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When: Jan 11, 2018 6:00-9:00 pm

Where: Rocky Sullivan’s - 46 Beard Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

Contribute to the Community
Please help support the Peacemaking Program at the Red Hook Community Justice Center for their annual trip to the National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, DC. This trip provides an opportunity for students, peacemakers, police officers, and community members to learn about African American culture, history and traditions through interactive exhibitions. This trip has helped youth learn about their heritage and embrace their culture. Help us continue to spread this unforgettable experience by attending our fundraiser.

For more info, please contact:
Jacqueline Renaud-Rivera,
Peacemaking Program Senior Associate (718) 923-8287