CB11 Community Events Calendar

 

 

Randall's Island Bike Tour. On October 12, 2014 Bike New York will host a guided bike tour of Randall’s Island Park promoted by Open House New York that will feature stunning, panoramic waterfront views of the Bronx, Manhattan and Queens; as well as the Triborough and Hell Gate Bridges. For more details visit www.bikenewyork.org or www.ohny.org.

 

 

The Office of Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer has announced its Fall 2014 Community Board Leadership Series. The series will cover useful topics for prospective, newly-appointed and experienced community board members, including: Community Portal: Data and Mapping Tools; NYC Budget Process and the Role of the Community Board; Teens (16-19 Year Olds) Serving on Community Boards; Conflict of Interest & Freedom of Information Law Training; Equal Employment Opportunity and Diversity Training; Land Use and Zoning 101; Advanced Land Use and Zoning; CPR - Response to Emergencies; Diverse, Inclusive and Transparent Leadership. Sessions will be held from October 15th and November 12th, 2014 at the Borough President's Office at either 1 Centre Street or 125th Street office. Online registration is now available at: http://bit.ly/10fPtVW 

 

 

Summer Reading at Marcus Garvey Park. Literacy Inc. and The Marcus Garvey Park Alliance invite all to join them for great read alouds and fun literacy activities for elementary school-aged children. Every Thursday, beginning July 10, 2014, 10am - 11am in Marcus Garvey Park, Northwest Lawn (123rd & Mount Morris Park West)

 

 

Manhattan Family Justice Center:  Domestic Violence Awareness Month Drive -Drop off donation @ 80 Centre St. 5th Floor, Civil Side Reception area DANY Special Victims Bureau Reception Area or DANY Northern Manhattan Office @ 163 W. 125th St.  Donations should be non-perishable foods, new & gently used clothing, toys, strollers, car seats, baby formula, diapers, books.  This donation event will take place September - October 2014.

 

 

Care for the Homeless Health Fair on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. at East 119th Street between First Avenue and Pleasant Avenue. Free health screening, personal care product donations from Curel and more. Fun activities for kids. Families are welcome. A mobile health clinic will be located at East 119th Street and First Avenue. For more information, please call 212-366-4459 or visit www.careforthehomeless.org.

 

 

Kids_on_Da-Move, East Harlem 1st Youth Environmental Awareness with Million Trees are coming together to educate, empower and instill long term tools to eliminate  air pollution, prevent Asthma and beautify the community through education and hands-on activities including mulching, planting bulbs, curbing your dog. Free give-away and guarantee SMILE & NEW Friends kidsondamove@gmail.com.  The event is on  Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 11:00am-4:00pm at 115th  & 2nd Avenue.

 

 

The 3rd Annual East Harlem Harvest Festival! will take place on Saturday October 25, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on East 116th and Park Avenue - 2 Blocks long! Live Entertainment, Kid’s Activities, Local Vendors, Pig Roast and Beer Garden.  #UndertheTracks. For more information about sponsorship, participation and attending the event, please contact events@urbangardennyc.com.

 

 

Harlem Adult Education Conference 2014. Total Equity Now, the New York Public Library, the YMCA and the City College of New York invite all to attend the Harlem Adult Education Conference Fall 2014 on Friday, November 7, 2014 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. This event will be held at the Harlem YMCA Literacy Zone Jackie Robinson which is located at 181 West 135th Street. For more information, please email info@totalequitynowharlem.org or call 646-543-5695.  

 

 

The New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation & the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services cordially invite you to participate in a free Health Insurance 101 Workshop. Just in time for Open Enrollment for Medicare and New York State of Health! Come and learn about: Updates on Medicare Program Parts A, B, C and D; Medicare information and resources now available online; Updates on New York State of Health; Enrollment resources for the uninsured! Metropolitan Hospital Center, 6th Floor Auditorium, 1901 First Avenue on November 7, 2014, 8:30am – 1pm. Seats are limited. Please register online at: https://healthinsurance101metropolitanhospitalcenter.eventbrite.com or call 212-788-3450 by October 31, 2014. Light refreshments will be provided.

 

 

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The office of Councilmember Ben Kallos offers a FREE legal housing clinic on the first and third Monday of each month from 3:00-6:00 p.m. at his district office which is located at 244 East 93rd Street. If you have any legal questions regarding housing, you are invited to join them and reserve a time to speak with a volunteer attorney. These housing clinics were organized with assistance from Eviction Intervention Services (EIS). To RSVP or ask any questions, please call 212-860-1950 or email RSVP@BenKallos.com.

 

 

Volunteers of Legal Service Elderly Project offer FREE Legal Help for Senior Citizens at the Leonard Covello Senior Program, 312 East 109th Street, on the 1st Friday of every month at 10:00 a.m. To sign up for an appointment please call Denise at 212-423-9665, ext. 418.

 

 

The Urban Justice Center's Safety Net Project will hold Free NYCHA Legal Clinics on the 2nd Tuesday of each month offering advice on succession rights, grievance proceedings, obtaining repairs, annual recertification, and the rights of NYCHA residents. These monthly clinics will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the district office of City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, which is located at 105 East 116th Street. 

 

 

The Urban Justice Center Homelessness Outreach & Prevention Project holds FREE legal clinics offering help with public assistance problems, food stamps problems, emergency rent arrears, and fair hearings & appeals. The clinics are held in East Harlem on Thursdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Yorkville Common Pantry, 8 East 109th Street (btwn 5th & Madison Ave.). Clinics are first come/first served, and sign-in sheets fill up quickly, so attends are asked to arrive early. For more information please call 646-602-5600. 

 

 

The Harlem YMCA Literacy Zone is looking to serve more community members in Harlem with ESOL, Literacy, and Computer classes.  Their P.S. 30 site at: 144-176 128th Street currently offers evening computer and ESOL classes. For more information on courses offered by the Harlem YMCA please visit www.ymcanyc.org

 

 

El Museo del Barrio welcomes all visitors to enjoy their wide-ranging collections and exhibitions; film, literary, visual and performing arts series; cultural celebrations and educational programs. El Museo is located at 1230 Fifth Avenue at 104th Street. Please visit www.elmuseo.org to view a calendar of the events, exhibitions and programs offered at El Museo.

 

 

Saturday Night Lights. The NY District Attorney's office and Police Athletic League (PAL) provide free weekend professional sports training and weekday academic support for kids ages 11-14 (first sessions) and 15-18 (second sessions) at the Johnson Houses Community Center,1829-39 Lexington Avenue (between 112th & 115th Streets). Drill & Play Basketball is held each Friday from 5:00-7:00 pm and 7:00-9:00 pm. For information please call 212-678-0647.  

 

 

*** Please submit community events to mn11@cb.nyc.gov. Events of a commercial and/or political nature are strictly prohibited and will not be listed. ***

 

 

 

 

 

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