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Bring back the B71! Open House

When: November 12-21, 2019

Where: based on dates

The MTA is conducting open houses as a part of its Brooklyn Network Redesign. This is our chance to restore the east-west connection that you've fought for since the B71 was cut in 2010. Tuesday, November 12 at the Park Slope Library (431 6th Ave, 6 to 8 pm) Thursday, November 21 at the Kensington Library (4207 18th Avenue, 6 to 8 pm)


, Art/Music, Community

Call for Creative Organizers

When: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Where: Center for Court Innovation

The Arts Strategies Department of the Center for Court Innovation is searching for artists or creative people to apply for the opportunity to use the arts to foster community safety, healing, a sense of belonging to place, or civic engagement in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Artists and arts organizations with a strong connection to Red Hook are encouraged to propose projects that will be supported with up to $40,000 and will start in March 2020. Click the link for more info/ to apply:


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Cooking For Life Instructor Wanted



Be part of the solution. We are looking for a dynamic, engaging chef or culinary professional to help lead a group of our students through a spectrum of culinary experiences, from introductory knife skills to professional level food preparation. Cook For Life (C4L) is a culinary arts training program for Brooklyn Frontiers High School (BFHS) and South Brooklyn Community High School (SBCHS) students operating out of the kitchen at SBCHS. Please email Resume and Cover letter to:  Joanne Condori, LTW Job & Internship Coordinator, Good Shepherd Services & South Brooklyn Community High School; 718-422-1900



ProjectArt Free Art Classes for Kids

When: Thursdays at 3:15 pm, from September 19, 2019 until December 12, 2019

Where: Red Hook Library

ProjectArt offers free art classes at Red Hook Library during the 2019-20 school year! Explore, create, and express yourself through visual art. Registration is required! Register at Thursdays Ages 4-7 Every Thursday, 3:15-4:15pm Ages 8-12 Every Thursday, 4:15-5:15pm *No classes Thanksgiving Day week Nov 25-29. *To participate you must be able to attend all classes. Registration required. Schedule subject to change. Please email any questions to


, , Food, Information

Apply for Foodstamps ONLINE!

When: Friday, July 12, 2019


The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as "food stamps") provides food assistance for nearly 1.8 million low-income New Yorkers including families, the elderly and the disabled. The program helps families and individuals supplement the cost of their diet with nutritious foods. How to Apply You can apply online on ACCESS HRA. Read the user guide for ACCESS HRA. You can call our Infoline at 718-557-1399 to have an application mailed to you You can pick up an application at one of our SNAP centers You can print out an application and drop off at a SNAP center:SNAP Benefits Application (LDSS-4826): English Español


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New York Wine Classic Awards Celebration Media Event

When: Nov 14, 2019 6:30-8:30 pm

Where: Angel Share Wine 106 Ferris St. Brooklyn, NY 11231

About this Event: The staff and board members of the New York Wine & Grape Foundation would like to invite you to join us as we congratulate the winners of the 2019 New York Wine Classic. The New York Wine Classic - often referred to as "The Oscars" of New York state wine - received 883 entries from wineries across the state. A total of 31 Double Gold, 56 Gold, 278 Silver, and 320 Bronze medals were awarded by a panel of 21 judges consisting of influential wine writers, wine educators, retailers, restaurateurs and experts from around the state and globe.


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Above & Beyond Collective Impact Network

When: Nov 12, 2019 6:00-8:00 pm

Where: Regency 22 Commerce St Brooklyn, NY 11231

Join us for an info session about how to join our collective impact network launching in Jan 2020, which provides benefits and events for people who can demonstrate how they are giving back to others and the planet. You can learn if you are already eligible to join, and how you can become eligible if you aren't already. This session will be led by Ashley Taylor of RE:GEN:CY, and Tyrone Sprinkle, Operations Fellow at RHI. Membership Benefits: Discounts at local restaurants/business* Wholesale prices for everyday common goods, picked up at weekly gatherings* Free admission to quarterly arts/music events 50% off of renting RE:GEN:CY community space for your event once per year (or 25% for 2 rentals) Access to a diverse group of people and resources for generating social impact *We are in the process of working to secure partnerships with local businesses for the following benefits – enrolling today will help us establish these relationships. How to Join : You can join the network by showing how you are giving back to your community / Eligible to join if you are satisfying at least two of these criteria:* Working / volunteering with nonprofits / social causes Using renewable energy in your home / business Offsetting your carbon footprint Providing an offer to the network, like a discount at your business Banking with a credit union Contributing to neighborhood resiliency and beautification Being a CSA/food co-op member Other – explain your contribution: Ashley Taylor Founder, Regenerative Resource Network 828-850-7945


, Community, Food, Health

Fresh Food Box – Weekly Discounted Veggies!

When: Thursdays at 5:00 pm, from September 2, 2019 until September 2, 2019

Where: Red Hook Initiative - 767 Hicks Street

Get a weekly share of discounted veggies from Red Hook Farms - pay $8 in advance using cash, debit/credit, or SNAP and pick up your veggies the following week! You will get a bag of 7-10 different vegetables, which will vary based on what is ready to harvest. Curious? Come by and check out what we have growing! Follow us on Instagram: Program is open to those living in NYCHA and/or SNAP recipients.  


, Art/Music, Recreation/Sports

Chair Rental for Parties by Cherry Diva

When: Monday, September 2, 2019

Where: Where is the location of your party,I will bring the chair to you.

If you are having a baby shower or any type of party Cherry Diva has the perfect wicker chair for your event. I will decorate the chair your choice of color. 718-787-7001 (text me for more information)