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BHA Invites Us to “Spring Into Service” This Saturday

The Brooklyn Heights Association invites us all to join in “Spring Into Service” activities this Saturday, May 4. You may join with The Service Collective to help to build Ikea furniture for newly arrived asylum seekers, clean up Hillside Dog Park, tend to neighborhood tree beds (photo), tidy up P.S.8, or clean and restock the […]

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Open Streets Montague This Saturday

Like last Saturday, there will be a Giant Game Zone for kids, from noon until 5:00 between Henry and Hicks, and there will be an adults only Cocktail Co-Op on Montague just east of Henry from noon until 6:00. From noon to 4:00 between Henry and Hicks The Service Collective, which maintains the Brooklyn Heights […]

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Celebrate Brooklyn Heights Community Fridge’s Second Anniversary, Saturday, June 17th, 12-5 PM

The Brooklyn Heights Community Fridge has been a neighborhood hub of giving, volunteering, gathering and feeding the hungry for two years running. Come out and celebrate the Fridge’s second anniversary on Saturday, June 17th, from 12:00-5:00 PM in the Peace Garden at First Presbyterian Church, 124 Henry St. There will be live music, snacks, repainting […]

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The Service Collective: Finally, a Volunteer Organization Just for Kids and Teens

As parents know, it’s not easy to find opportunities that allow young children and teens to volunteer and at times that they’re not in school. Or, at least, there hasn’t been an organized way to find regularly scheduled opportunities. The Service Collective is here to solve that problem. Started by local parents, Amanda Jones and Sarah Robertson, just […]

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First Presbyterian Church Celebrates Bicentennial

Brooklyn’s First Presbyterian Church was established in March of 1822, and has been in continuous operation since. It is located at 124 Henry Street, just south of Clark. To celebrate the Church’s bicentennial, it will be presenting “a year long calendar of events” that are open to the public. We will notify you of any […]

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Brooklyn Heights Community Fridge Featured in Real Simple Magazine

The Brooklyn Heights Community Fridge, and founders Rev. Adriene Thorne and Caroline Koster, were featured in Real Simple, an online and print magazine with millions of readers, in “11 Inspiring Stories of Neighbors Banding Together.” Congrats to the founders on yet another well-deserved accolade.

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Community Fridge Grand Re-opening Tomorrow.

In June we reported the opening of the Brooklyn Heights Community Fridge, located at 124 Henry Street, next to the First Presbyterian Church, between Clark and Pierrepont. Tomorrow – Sunday, October 3 – at 12:30 PM there will be a “Plug In” event for the newly decorated (see photo) fridge. The brownstone themed decor is by Denton […]

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