6/10 Event: 28th Annual Performing Arts Youth Presentation

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May Event: School Lunchtime Concert Series

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5/5 Deadline: Congresswoman Clarke’s 2017 Congressional Art Competition

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Student Poll Worker Program

The NYC Board of Elections (BOE) is preparing for the upcoming elections in September and November of this year. The BOE is accepting applications for the 17 year old Student Poll Worker Program, which is the a program that allows students to become civically involved in the community and also prepares them to learn about politics, current issues facing the community, and educates them about the election process while they serve as a poll worker on Election Day.

Requirements for Student Poll Workers:

  • Be 17 years old by Election Day with permission from school officials and parents/guardians
  • Be a US citizen
  • Bilingual students fluent in Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Hindi, and Bengali

Spaces are limited so apply early! You can call 718-797-8800 to get an application.

5/6-7 Event: FDNY Open House

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#FDNYOpenHouse is on Saturday, May 6, and Sunday, May 7 and it’s a great opportunity to say hello and thank the FDNY Firefighters, Paramedics and EMTs who keep our community safe every day of the year. ! Visit an FDNY firehouse or EMS Station to take a tour, view demonstrations, learn fire and life safety tips, and more! Sessions are 11 am – 1 pm or 1 pm – 3 pm, times vary by location. Find your FDNY Open House time and location by visiting http://bit.ly/FDNYOpenHouse17 (URL is case-sensitive).

We would like to invite you to attend the open houses in Council District 35!

Company Location Time
D 11 / B 31 / E 207 / L 11 172 Tillary Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 Saturday, May 6

11:00AM – 1:00PM

E 219 / L 105 494 Dean Street Brooklyn, NY 11217 Saturday, May 6

1:00PM – 3:00PM

E 280 /L 132 489 Saint John’s Place Brooklyn, NY11238 Saturday, May 6

1:00PM – 3:00PM

B 38 /E 234 /L 123 1352 Saint John’s Place Brooklyn, NY 11213 Sunday, May 7 at

11:00AM – 1:00PM

E 210 160 Carlton Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11205 Saturday, May 6

1:00PM – 3:00PM

5/6 Event: Annual Health Fair

The FSBC Christian Community Health Team Announces The Annual Health Fair

Saturday May 6, 2017

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM – Open to the public

Free services, including:

  • Adult/Children physical examinations
  • Blood pressure screening
  • Diabetes and cholesterol screening
  • Pap smear/Mammogram/OB-GYN
  • Seminars/Health Teaching/Nutrition
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Podiatrist
  • Dentist
  • Psychiatrist & Counseling

Event held at Eglise Baptiste D’Expression Francaise, 204 Vanderbilt Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11205

For more information, call (917) 202-4984.

5/5 Deadline for 8th Congressional District’s Congressional High School Art Competition

The 8th Congressional District is participating in this year’s Congressional High School Art Competition. This event provides a change for young artists to display their abilities and compete to have their art displayed in the Halls of the Capitol for one year.

Art works entered in the contest may be up to 28 inches by 28 inches (including the frame), up to 4 inches in depth, must be two dimensional only and weigh no more than 15 pounds.

Acceptable artwork mediums include:

  • Paintings – including oil, acrylics, and watercolor;
  • Drawings – including pastels, colored pencil, pencil, charcoal, ink, and markers;
  • Collage;
  • Prints – including lithographs, silkscreen, and block prints;
  • Mixed Media; Computer Generated Art and;
  • Photography

All artwork submissions must be original and submitted to the Central Brooklyn District Office (55 Hanson Place, Suite 603) or the South Brooklyn District Office (445 Neptune Avenue, 1st Floor) by Friday, May 5, 2017.

For more information, visit jeffries.house.gov.