Red Hook Hub Weekly

, Food, Health, Information

Puerto Rico Donations

When: September 25-30, 2017

Where: Red Hook Public Library 7 Wolcott St.

Hurricane Maria has devastated the island of Puerto Rico as it was dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma and an economic crisis.  Donations needed: Toiletries, Canned Foods, Batteries, Flashlights, Women's Hygiene Products, Water Filters, Baby Formula, Diapers, Wipes, Underwear and Socks. Drop off your donations at the Red Hook Public Library and call for more information 718-935-0203.

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Brooklyn Cruise Terminal Jobs

 

 

Interested in a Seasonal Opportunity?! Seeking Weekend Employment? Are you an Early Bird? People Person? Experienced customer service/Greeters and Baggage Handlers needed for Pier 12, Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook starting Weekends-September through November. Prior customer service experience in the travel industry, tours, and/or airport is preferred. Professional Black & White attire required. Must be available for 6:30 am start times. Contact: Carmelie at Employment Solutions of NY 646-380-4494/646-380-4492 or Carmelie.Andre@ESNYINC.com

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, Art/Music

Red Hook Poetry Expo

When: Oct 7, 2017 4:00-7:00 pm

Where: Red Hook Initiative 767 Hicks St.

Join local authors Day Dream Alston and Saadia Austin for a celebration of poetry and community! Come through and enjoy poetry readings, free refreshments, and giveaways! P.S. This will also be the official launch of Day Dream Alston's book Reflections & Saadia Austin's book Thoughts and Heart Strings! *Funding for this event comes from The Mayors Office to Prevent Gun Violence* See Flyer: PoetryExpo

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, Community, Food

RHI’s Taste of Red Hook

When: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Where: Liberty Warehouse 260 Conover Street

The 11th Annual Taste of Red Hook is a meaningful community event that brings together 50 award-winning restaurants, breweries, wineries and distilleries for one night only. All proceeds benefit the work of Red Hook Initiative. Click here to purchase tickets.

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, Art/Music, Recreation/Sports

Red Hook Regatta

When: Sep 30, 2017 12:00-5:00 pm

Where: Valentino Pier and Park

3rd annual 3D Printed Radio Control boat race featuring boats by the RHI Digital Stewards, Pioneer Works, and the NYC arts community. Free food, activities, and fun for kids of all ages! For more info or to register a boat (it's free!) go to http://pioneerworks.org/red-hook-regatta-2017/

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Business, News

Recruiting New Peacemakers

When: Sep 26, 2017 5:00-7:00 pm

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

The Red Hook Community Justice Center is recruiting people from Red Hook to be peacemakers using a traditional Native American way of practicing justice that focuses on healing rather than punishment. Peacemakers will go through a FREE training, which will include meeting with peacemakers from the Cayuga and Navajo Nation. Trained peacemakers will help young people to resolve conflicts, restore relationships, and prevent violence. Orientation: September 26th from 5pm-7pm at the Justice Center. Peacemakers that currently live in or around Red Hook’s NYCHA will receive a $175 stipend upon completion of the training. For more information, please contact the PeacemakingRH@gmail.com or (718) 923-8287 http://www.redhookjustice.org/

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What's Going On in Red Hook

The Waterfront Museum: COME ABOARD OUR HISTORIC VESSEL

When: Thursday, July 13, 2017

Where: Waterfront Museum 290 Conover

The Waterfront Museum is open year-round on SATURDAYS 1-5pm and THURSDAYS 4-8pm(Closed Thanksgiving and last two weeks of December) for free tours for families and individuals when the barge is docked in Red Hook. Cross the gangway onto the 1914 historic vessel.  The Lehigh Valley Barge #79 is on the National Register of Historic Places–the only wooden barge of its kind still floating. Group tours are available for a fee any day by appointment by calling David at (718) 624-4719.

A visit includes a look at the Captain’s original living quarters, the tools used by longshoremen and stevedores and the gongs and bells of the tug and barge system. Videos tell the story of the barge’s rescue from the mud and kids love the ball machine that whirls, jumps and plays music via gravity.