CB11 Community Events Calendar
Submitted by george on Thu, 11/24/2011 - 11:17am.
We Act for Environmental Justice invites all to attend a Tenants Workshop on Clean Heat, Clean Energy Campaign on May 21, 2013 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Broadway Housing Communities, 583 Riverside Avenue (at 135th Street). Topics to be disucced include respiratory illness, energy efficiency, saving money on energy bulls, renewable energy and air quality - emissions from burning boiler fuel. To RSVP, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 212-961-1000, ext. 313.
Free Legal Clinics For Small Businesses. The Community Development Project of the Harlem Community Law Office is providing free legal clinics for small, low-income entrepreneurs to meet individually with an attorney to discuss legal issues affecting their current or planned business (a free thirty minute session). Interested persons must complete an application and meet eligibility criteria. The legal clinics are designed to provide a general consultation regarding the Issues outlined in your application and do not signify legal representation. Participants can get information regarding: the best legal structure for your business (LLC, corporation, sole proprietor, etc.); terms of partnership agreements and review of other business contracts; negotiating and reviewing commercial leases; protecting ownership of original work (“intellectual property”); establishing and protecting an on-line business; employment matters such as independent contractor v. employee; tax issues. Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the East Harlem Business Capital Corporation, 357 East 116 Street, 3rd Floor. Space is limited. To RSVP contact Edwin Nieves at email@example.com
Senator Bill Perkin's Emergency Town Hall Meeting on Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 6:30pm-9:00pm at the United House of Prayer for All People, 2320 Frederick Douglass Boulevard. State Senator Bill Perkins is sponsoring an Emergency Town Hall Meeting regarding the MTA & DOT-proposed plan to bring Select Bus Service to 125th Street. Manhattan Borough Commissioner Margaret Forgione will present the proposed changes on behalf of the Department of Transportation. To RSVP please call (212) 222-7315. For more information on the proposed changes, CLICK HERE.
Trees NY & Hunter College Urban Planning Studio invited you to Greening the Gap Planning Report Presentation on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 from 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM at El Museo Del Barrio (3rd Floor), 1230 5th Avenue. Come learn about their findings and recommendations to increase neighborhood greening, programming and improved East River Esplanade. Learn more at http://eastharlemstudio.wordpress.com. To RSVP for this event visit: http://tinyurl.com/m9sohhb
Mayoral Forum on Public Health Issues. The North of 96th Street Public Health Coalition invites all to attend a Mayoral Forum on Public Health Issues on Thursday, May 30th, 2013, from 5:30- 8:00 pm, at the CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College, 2180 3rd Avenue, at 119th Street. NYC Mayoral Candidates will discuss health issues affecting the communities of East/ West/ Central Harlem and Washington Heights. Health topics to be addressed will include: access to healthy food, health services for seniors, healthy housing policies, mental health services, programs for youth and the need of opportunities for physical activity and safe spaces. For more information contact Carmen Diaz-Malvido at 646-672-2377 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The New Harlem East Merchants Association invites all to join them for Operation Clean-Up on Saturday, June 1, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 125th Street bet 5th Avenue and 2nd Avenue. Set up and Supplies from Dept of Sanitation will be located at 125th & 5th Avenue (look for the NHEMA tent & orange tshirts). To volunteer please email NHEMA125TH@gmail.com or call 212-410-7296.
East Harlem Family Day. The office of N.Y. District Attorney Cy Vance and several East Harlem stakeholders and organizations invite all to join them on Saturday, June 1, 2013 at the P.S./M.S. 7 courtyard at 119th St. and Lexington Avenue to celebrate East Harlem Family Day and enjoy fun activities, food, and information about resources in the community. For more information please contact Gregory Herrera, Community Affairs Coordinator at (212) 335-9026.
All are invited to attend the East Harlem Mayoral Forum on Tuesday, June 4, 2013 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at El Museo Del Barrio (1230 5th Avenue). The forum is being co-sponsored by Union Settlement Association, STRIVE, Hope Community and AARP New York, and will focus on issues of concern to low-income communities like East Harlem. The event will be moderated by NY1 reporter and “Inside City Hall” host Errol Louis. The event is free, but registration is required. To reserve a seat, go to http://ehmayoralforum.eventbrite.com, or call 877-926-8300.
Teen Relationship Abuse: A Free Conference for Youth Service Providers & Community Members. The Upper Manhattan Domestic Violence Services Collaborative sponsors and invites all to attend to learn about the complexities of teen dating relationships, legal issues, dating violence prevention and intervention. The confernece will be held on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building, 163 West 125th Street. Space is limited, pleaase RSVP at http://manhattanda.org/collaborative-teen-relationship-abuse-conference
The Museum of the City of New York and the Stickball Hall of Fame invite all to the Stickball Hall of Fame Indiction Ceremony on Friday, July 12, 2013 at the Museum of the City of New York, 1220 Fifth Avenue between 104th & 105th Streets. Inductees will include John Milton, Joe Agostino, Felipe Morales and Julio Martinez. For more information contact Carlos Diaz at 917-903-1601.
Randall's Island Urban Soccer Camp. The Randall's Island Park Alliance (RIPA), the West Side Scooer League (WSSL) and the New York Red Bulls have joined together to offer a FREE scholarship soccer camp to young male and female athletes, ages 12-18, from the communities surronding Randall's Island Park. The camp will run from July 15-19, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Randall's Island Urban Soccer Camp builds upon the New York Red Bulls 'Urban Soccer Camp', an outreach initiative that serves urban communities in the New York City and the Tri-state, and the West Side Soccer League's strong tradition of providing scholarships to players who would otherwise not be able to play soccer. Utilizing the Red Bulls extensive resources and player development expertise, our goals are to provide programs that help engage children in physical activity, use soccer as a vehicle to teach life skills, encourage the values of team work and promote discipline, confidence and self-esteem. To register and for more information visit randallsisland.org or email email@example.com.
The Urban Justice Center Homelessness Outreach & Prevention Project hold 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 qucikly, 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 offerd by the Harlem YMCA please visit www.ymcanyc.org
El Museo del Barrio welcomes all visitors to enjoy thier 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 professional sports training for kids ages 12-18 on weekend nights 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 (ages 12-14) and 7:00-9:00 pm (ages 15-18). For more information please contact Joselinne Minaya at 212-335-9589 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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