KIDS DAY IS BACK!

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When: Sunday, August 28th from 12pm to 6pm

Where: Franklin Ave between Sterling Place and Park Place

The Crow Hill Community Association is excited to bring back Kids Day, an all day event, taking place on Franklin Ave between Sterling Place and Park Place, with games, rides, and other activities, ALL OF WHICH ARE FREE!!!

If anyone is interested in helping out, either by providing items like tables and chairs, or by making yourself available on the day of to supervise or manage the grill, please let us know by emailingchca@crowhillcommunity.org.

Hope to see you all there. And please spread the word

Wednesday, November 19th: Emergency Town Hall

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On Thursday, October 9th 2014, 20-30 unsupervised students from local schools began a terrifying brawl outside a quiet Coffee shop on Vanderbilt Avenue b/t DeKalb and Lafayette Avenues (after school hours). Local business owners tried, desperately, to intervene but were met with profane language from students. 911 was called.

Come and join the conversation and help us to keep our neighborhood safe.

When: Wednesday, November 19th from 6:30pm-8:00pm
Where: P.S 20, 225 Adelphi St Brooklyn, NY 11205

Guests will include:

  • Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams
  • City Council Member Laurie Cumbo
  • Kicey Motley of the NYC Mayor’s Office
  • Local School Principals.

For more information, call (917) 353-2990

Back 2 School Bookbag Swag

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From now until Saturday, August 30th donate at least 1 new book bag and new school supplies to give away to children from pre-school to high school.

Sponsor: Rev. Anthony L. Trufant & Emmanuel Baptist Church
Drop-off Location: Emmanuel Baptist Church (36 St. James Place @ Lafayette Ave.)

For questions contact Jocelyn Mann.
Email: Jocelyn@ebc-ny.org
Phone: 718-622.1107

A message from Brooklyn Pitbulls Youth Football program…

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Registration for the ‘Brooklyn Pitbulls Youth Football’ program in progress since April 2014. Are you interested in playing football? If you are Age 8-15, it is not too late, but time is running out!

FOOTBALL REGISTRATION TAKES PLACE AT:
Commodore Barry Park Avenue and Navy Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Saturday from 10:30am – 1:00pm

We are a 501 (c) 3 organization that has been servicing the Fort Greene and Clinton Hill area for the last 10 years. We are reaching out for the support of the community. If you are interested in supporting our program, we are trying to raise $10,000. We are asking for 250 people to donate $40. Each donation will be mentioned on our website, unless instructed otherwise. All donations are tax deductible.

Checks should be made payable to: Brooklyn Pitbulls Youth Football, and mailed to: Brooklyn Pitbulls Youth Football, Inc., P.O. Box , Brooklyn, NY 11215. You can also make donations at our website: http://www.eteamz.com/brooklynpitbulls/index.cfm?showdonate=1

In advance, we thank you for your support.

Lloyd Rodriguez, Director
website: www.eteamz.com/brooklynpitbulls

Email: brooklynpitbulls@msn.com
Phone/Fax: 718-756-2194

“Doing our part in keeping the youth off the streets and doing something positive!”

Free 4-Week Summer Arts Camp

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Sponsored by NYC Department of Youth & Community Development

Free Summer Arts Camp

Theater, Dance/Fitness, Visual Arts, Photography, Music, Storytelling, Recreational & Educational Trips

*Activities subject to change

When:
Monday, July 7th 2014 – Thursday July 31, 2014
Monday-Thursday 9AM-4PM (4 Weeks Only)

Where:
P.S. 329 The Surfside School
2929 West 30th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11224

FOR NYC-DOE MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS

• Only NYC-DOE enrolled 6th, 7th, & 8th graders Eligible

• Priority Given to I.S.239 -Mark Twain Students

• Free Lunches Provided by NYC DOE

Space is limited-To Enroll Your Child, Call or E-mail:

212.575.7676 ext.203 or bgilligan@hainyc.org

Brittany Gilligan, Program Coordinator

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here for an enrollment form.

 

 

Community Forum – Parent Advocacy

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The Center for Law and Social Justice and the MEC Pipeline Present:

The Parent Advocacy Workshop Series

Thursday, May 29th 6pm – 8 pm
Special Education — “What Every Parent Needs to Know”
Tuesday, June 10th 6pm – 8pm
“The Common Core and Your Child’s Academic Success”
Thursday, June 12th 6pm – 8pm
“Parents and the Community: Partners for School Success”

All Workshops will be held at
1534 Bedford Avenue, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11216

Light refreshments will be served at each workshop.
RSVP: CLSJ 718-804-8893 OR Dale @ 718-804-8263

Pre-K: Family Info Sessions Next Week AND Deadline Extended to Apply to Provide Pre-K

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FAMILY INFORMATION SESSIONS ON APPLYING TO PRE-K AT COMMUNITY BASED EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTERS
Attached find flyers for information sessions being offered March 20-22 in each borough to inform families about how to find and apply for pre-K in Community Based Early Childhood Centers.
  • Tuesday, May 20, 5:00 pm-7:00pm, Brooklyn, Brooklyn Public Library, Dweck Auditorium, 10 Grand Army Plaza , Brooklyn, NY 11238
  • Tuesday, May 20, 5:00 pm-7:00pm, Queens, Queens Central Library, 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica, NY 11432
  • Wednesday, May 21, 5:30pm-7:00pm, Staten Island, St. George’s Library, 5 Central Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10301
  • Thursday, May 22, 5:00-pm-7:00pm, Bronx, Bronx Library Center, 310 East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx, NY 10458
  • Thursday, May 22, 6:00-pm-8:00pm, Manhattan, CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016
SOLICITATION FOR COMMUNITY BASED EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTERS TO APPLY TO PROVIDE PRE-K EXTENDED TO MONDAY
The Department of Education has extended the deadline by which Community-Based Early Childhood Centers (CBECCs) must submit an application to provide full-day Universal Prekindergarten (UPK) in September, 2014.
 
Applications are due via email to the appropriate field office by:  
5 p.m. Monday, May 19th.
 

Eligible organizations such as daycare centers, private schools, preschools and group family daycare providers with a DOHMH permit and others including libraries and museums may apply to provide UPK instruction daily, Monday through Friday, for 6 hours and 20 minutes per day, for 180 days between September 4, 2014, and June 30, 2015. The DOE will carefully screen all applicants to ensure safe, secure, high-quality options for parents.

Please visit:  http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/EarlyChildhood/default to download an application and obtain information and answers to frequently asked questions.

Feed The Kids!

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Beginning Saturday, May 17th through Sunday, June 15Stork will proudly support the 2014 City Harvest Feed the Kids Initiative!

Every year, hundreds of New York City schools, organizations, companies, and Fire/Police Departments come together to collect non-perishable food donations for children in need. Drop off your donation at Stork, and receive 10% off any non-sale item. *(excluding Stokke and Micro Kickboard). The below items are suggested, however any donation is appreciated!

  • Fruit & Vegetables (canned)
  • Peanut Butter (plastic jars)
  • Mac & Cheese (packaged)
  • Hot/Cold Cereal (packaged)