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Archive for 'Arts, Culture & Recreation'

FREE Zumba Class

United Community Center’s is proud to host; FREE ZUMBA CLASS Sponsored by JCPenney Every TUESDAY starting   July 8th 2014  from 6:30 -7:30pm @United Community Centers  613 New Lots Avenue UCC will host a series of Zumba classes sponsored by JCPenny. Starting July 8th participants will receive a Free Full Zumba Outfit gifted by JCPenny. Participants are encouraged to attend […]

You’re invited to the United Community Centers Garden Party!

United Community Centers Garden Party Please join us for an evening in the garden. Meet our Board, staff, program participants, and neighbors. Enjoy appetizers, drinks, performances, music, and a raffle while the sun sets over East New York. Friday, June 6, 2014 from 6:30 to 9:00 PM New Vision Garden Corner of Schenck and Livonia […]

Garifuna-American Heritage Month proclaimed at City Hall

By Tequila Minsky | CaribBean Life Earlier this month at City Hall, March 11-April 12 was proclaimed Garífuna-American Heritage Month. Members of the Garifuna Coalition and others in the community were on hand for the honors. Heritage Month acknowledges the great contributions of Garífuna-Americans to the fabric of New York City and New York State. […]

East New York Farms is looking for Community Educators

East New York Farms! is working with the Pioneering Healthy Communities Network (based out of the North Brooklyn YMCA) to recruit a new class of Community Educators this winter. Community Educators are people are who trained to spread the word about food justice and community health by conducting presentations and cooking demonstrations throughout our community. Community educators receive […]

Job openings – ENYF Project Director and UCC Development Associate

This year, East New York Farms! turned 15. As we reach this milestone, we have exciting news to share with our friends and members. As many of you know, I will be leaving my position as ENYF Project Director this fall. I am thrilled to announce that David Vigil, our former Farm Manager and current Youth Program Director, […]

Save the Date! Celebrating Our Seniors

The Aging in New York Fund invites you to participate in its inaugural event: Celebrating Our Seniors – A Walk Through Time. Please consider supporting the Fund by either joining an existing team or creating your own team and walking to celebrate all things senior! Celebrating Our Seniors ‐ A Walk Through Time is a […]

Summer Camp

What’s Happening NYC! July 2013 | Monthly Events & Opportunities

Hurricane Relief Grants Citizens Committee for New York City is awarding grants of $2,000 to support volunteer-led hurricane relief efforts. We are offering this short-term, high-impact grant opportunity because we understand that Sandy relief efforts go beyond the immediate aftermath. The grants are to help increase the overall capacity of volunteer groups to provide relief […]

City Parks Foundation Kicks-off Free Summer Sports Programs in Brooklyn Parks

This article was written by Caitlin Nolan.  Budding athletes across the borough won’t have to travel far to become skilled in a variety of sports this summer, as the City Parks Foundation launches its 2013 Summer Sports Program July 1. The program gives children ages 6 to 16 the opportunity to participate in free tennis […]

Fashion Week Profile: Antony Taylor

A spotlight on Bed-Stuy’s emerging designers By C. Zawadi Morris | Bed-Stuy Patch Name/Age: Antony Taylor, 24 Hometown: Jamaica, Queens, Bklyn Profession: Full-time Fashion Designer Fashion Line:  Taylord How did you get into fashion design? AT: I was a pre-med major at Marymount College in Boston and I went there on a football scholarship. I […]