1:00 – 4:00 pm, Saturday, April 16th. Pink Olive, 167 5th Ave., Park Slope. Free. RSVP here.
Pink Olive is hosting a meet-and-greet with artist/PS 321 first grade parent Samantha Hahn, the author of the just-released A Mother Is A Story and guided journal, Stories for my Child. Talk to Samantha, purchase a signed copy of the book, and enjoy treats, sips, and give-aways.
Saturday, April 16th, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm. Fort Wadsworth Park, Staten Island (Free shuttles running to and from the Staten Island Ferry will be provided). All ages, free.
The SCA, one of our Walkathon beneficiaries, is hosting an all ages, family Day of Service at Fort Wadsworth in Staten Island. One of the oldest military defenses in the country, Fort Wadsworth has guarded the entrance to New York Harbor for over three hundred years. Part of Gateway National Recreation Area, the site offers sweeping views of the harbor, the Manhattan skyline, and the Verrazano Bridge. Volunteers will help to restore this historic site by repairing trails, repainting park structures, and removing invasive species. Some groups will complete additional projects at nearby Great Kills Park. Go here for more info and to register.
Thursday, May 5, 5:30 – 8:30 pm. Brooklyn High School of the Arts, Free, advance registration requested.
The Brooklyn North FSC Special Education team will be hosting its second Conference for Families of Students With Disabilities the evening of May 5th, at the Brooklyn High School of the Arts (345 Dean St.).
The evening will be an opportunity to meet the FSC special education team, receive great books and resources, and participate in workshops designed around the most frequent questions we receive from our families here at the FSC.
Register HERE, and email with any questions.
Our friend, Nicoletta Nerangis, thought she had a grant to bring her popular afterschool program RUN 4 FUN to the youth in Red Hook, Brooklyn this spring/early summer. Unfortunately the grant fell through, but Nicoletta set up a Go Fund Me to try to raise the money to bring her program to Red Hook. Learn more about her project and how you could help HERE.
Deadline to apply: April 28. The Atlantic Avenue Local Development Corporation (AALDC) Youth Community Scholarship Program application cycle is currently available. Scholarships are open to children and youth ages 4-18 that live in or attend Brooklyn Public School in Districts 13 or 15. They’ll have the opportunity to attend summer and fall local youth programs. Priority scholarships will be awarded to low-income applicants; families with limited financial resources are also encouraged to apply. Go HERE for more info and HERE to apply.