Community Events

Learn English As A Family

posted Apr 19, 2018, 10:45 AM by Shana Musler

Caregivers of K-1 students can learn strategies to support their child’s early literacy development and take a free English class this summer through The Family English Initiative. Registration for the program is now open until April 27th, 2018.

During this free 5-week program, families can learn English together and explore cultural institutions across the city. ENL teachers and parent coordinators are encouraged to assist families in registering them on line if needed.

The program will be held 3 days a week, Tuesday - Thursday, between July 10 and August 9, 2018. Sites will be in Staten Island (P.S. 13) and the Bronx (P.S. 5).

Free Middle School Arts Audition Boot Camp

posted Apr 19, 2018, 10:44 AM by Shana Musler

Middle School Arts Audition Boot Camp is a free, two-week arts program for New York City Department of Education public school students entering grade 8 in September 2018. The camp will run from July 30 – August 10, 2018. This intensive program is administered by the New York City Department of Education’s Office of Arts and Special Projects and will be held at Lincoln Center Education, Manhattan. The camp's goal is to provide equity and access in preparation for screened DOE high school arts schools/programs for Middle School students currently enrolled in a Title I school, entering 8th grade in September, 2018 and who are interested in auditioning for screened High School arts programs. This is an intensive ten-session, half-day program for up to 350 students. Admission is by online application and audition. Students may apply and audition for only ONE studio. The online application can be
accessed here http://www.cvent.com/d/ctqf85.

Please make sure to apply by April 23rd. Auditions will be held on May 5 and May 6, 2018.

 

Street Games - Family Event

posted Apr 19, 2018, 10:39 AM by Shana Musler

Saturday, April 28, 2018
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Park, Manhattan
114th Street and Pleasant Avenue

Get Directions 

Free Event
Rain or shine

On Saturday, April 28, 2018, NYC Parks and the Walt Disney Company will host the 11th Annual Street Games at Thomas Jefferson Park in Harlem!

Street Games re-introduces classic, low-tech games played in the city in the 60s and 70s to a new generation of kids. The event is open to all ages and abilities.

Classic Street Games

  • Pogo Sticks
  • Hula Hoops
  • Double-Dutch
  • Hippity Hop
  • Yo-Yos
  • Box Car Derby
  • Jumbo Games
  • Obstacle Course
  • Imagination Playground
  • Ultimate Disc
  • Wheelchair Basketball

Entertainment

Street Games is more than just games! Join us for performances by a yo-yo master, hip-hop breakdancers, and the Dance Theatre of Harlem. 

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Boy on hippity hop

Event Tips

  • Make your first stop to the NYC Parks booth to pick up a Street Games Passport! Complete 5 out of 10 of the activities on the passport to redeem a prize.
  • The event ends promptly at 3:00 p.m., so come early to experience all the fun!
  • Activity lines are subject to close early.
  • Vendors will be on site selling food and drinks.
  • Participants must sign a waiver to participate in some activities. The waivers will be provided at the event. Participants under the age of 18 must have a legal guardian present with photo identification to sign the waiver.

In the event of heavy rain or extreme weather, Street Games may be canceled. The decision to cancel the event will be made by 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2018 and will be prominently posted on our website and social media channels.

For more information about this event, please call (212) 360-8218.

Accessibility

For accessibility information, please contact Chris Noel by April 25 at (718) 760-6831 or Christopher.Noel@parks.nyc.gov.

Become a Volunteer

Help us make this festival a fun day for all New Yorkers! If you would like to volunteer, please register here . You must be 18 years old or older to become a Street Games volunteer. For more information about volunteering at Street Games, please email Venus Melo at Venus.Melo@parks.nyc.gov with Street Games Volunteer in the subject line. 

Would You Like to Be on the Cover of Achieve NYC!

posted Mar 26, 2018, 8:04 AM by Shana Musler

Would you and your family like to be featured on the cover of Achieve NYC: the Complete Guide to New York City Public Schools? FACE is recruiting families who speak the following languages: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, English, Haitian Creole, Korean, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu to be on the cover!

If you are interested, please visit this link and fill out the survey. http://bit.ly/2E4WNwa

(Please note that participation in a photoshoot 

Attend the Korean Language ELL Family Engagement Conference

posted Mar 26, 2018, 8:03 AM by Shana Musler

The Division of Family and Community Engagement (FACE) in collaboration with community partners Korean American Family Service Center (KAFSC) and the Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (KCS) invite you to attend a Korean Language ELL Family Engagement Conference on April 12, 2018!
 
All workshops offered are centered around the theme The Parenting Journey: Taking care of the whole child – emotional, physical, intellectual while maintaining your own overall wellness. The evening will include community based organizations on site before the start of the main events to offer free services including health & immigration. Free food and childcare for children 4+, as well as a family activity. All information will be presented in Korean.
 
When: Thursday, April 12, 3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Where: The Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (KCS)
              203-05 32nd Avenue Bayside, NY 11361
 

Apply to the 2018 Middle School Arts Audition Boot Camp

posted Mar 26, 2018, 8:00 AM by Shana Musler

Middle School Arts Audition Boot Camp is a free, two-week arts program for New York City Department of Education public school students entering grade 8 in September 2018. The camp will run from July 30 – August 10, 2018. This intensive program is administered by the New York City Department of Education’s Office of Arts and Special Projects and will be held at Lincoln Center Education, Manhattan. The camp's goal is to provide equity and access in preparation for screened DOE high school arts schools/programs for Middle School students currently enrolled in a Title I school, entering 8th grade in September, 2018 and who are interested in auditioning for screened High School arts programs. This is an intensive ten-session, half-day program for up to 350 students. Admission is by online application and audition. Students may apply and audition for only ONE studio. The online application can be
accessed here http://www.cvent.com/d/ctqf85.

Community Education Council District 20 Monthly Meeting

posted Mar 23, 2018, 7:25 AM by Shana Musler

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Date: MondayMarch 26, 2018 

 

Time: 6:00 PM  Business Meeting - For Council Business Only  

    7:00 PM  Calendar Meeting 

 

Location: P.S. 164 

4211 14th Ave 

Brooklyn, NY 11219 

 

Calendar Meeting Topics: 

  • CEC President Report 

  • Superintendent’s Report 

  • Performances by P.S. 164 Band 

  • Appointment of P.S. 164 Assistant principal - Jan Shperling 

  • Fair Student Funding Presentation 

  • Open Discussion 

ShapeVisit us on the web www.cec20.org 

415 89th Street ● Room 410●Brooklyn, NY 11209●Tel 718-759-3921●Fax 718-759-3920 

●E-mail: CEC20@schools.nyc.gov 

Free Event "4th Annual Girls Leadership Summit

posted Mar 23, 2018, 7:19 AM by Shana Musler

Citywide Council on English Language Learners

posted Jan 2, 2018, 8:14 AM by Shana Musler


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