RiseBoro Events

Passive House Forum for Massachusetts Multifamily Affordable Housing Field on January 29th

Posted on Jan 12, 2018 by Riseboro.

Passive House Forum FlyerLocal Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and its partners are interested in encouraging the systematic inclusion of Passive House principles into Massachusetts' multifamily affordable housing sector. The event is open to all individuals and organizations working within MA's multifamily affordable housing sector, from owners and developers to architects, engineers, general contractors, building science providers, third party consultants, representatives from the state energy, housing, and housing finance agencies, and other permanent lenders including commercial banks.

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Calling All Music and Theater Lovers - We Want You

Posted on Nov 30, 2017 by RiseBoro.

The God PanPAN is a music and movement-based performance that will have its World Premiere at the Kitchen in Manhattan on March 2 and 3. We are looking for as many fun-loving creative people as possible to join us for rehearsals in early December, January and February before the performance in March. There is no age restriction on who can participate - anyone from age 10-110 is welcome! If you can read music or play an instrument or do theater that is great, but it is not required. Our fabulous team will teach you everything you need to know.

  


    

  

Join us December 9th from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
for the first rehearsal of PAN at:

RiseBoro Youth Center
1474 Gates Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Email: kbartsmanagement@gmail.com
LUNCH & SNACKS PROVIDED. NO AGE RESTRICTIONS. See the flyer for more details.



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Past Event — Site Visit/Field Trip to a (Green) Passive House Affordable Housing Construction Site

Posted on Nov 28, 2017 by RiseBoro.

Scott Short, Chief Executive Officer, & Ryan Cassidy, Director of Properties, with RiseBoro Community Partnership, the non-profit sponsor, will walk us through one of the three passive house sites/residences of the RiseBoro's 100% affordable housing development and explain the construction process in keeping with Passive House standards. We will also get a chance to understand up-close all the building systems, proper installation, maintenance & repair, including the Passive House (Green) aspects of the building envelope, mechanical, electrical, heating and energy/heat recapture & redistribution, cooling and plumbing systems, orientation, etc. Location in Brooklyn to be announced.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm 

Register Here

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Past Event — Passive House Construction Standards & Affordable Housing Development - Training Session

Posted on Nov 28, 2017 by RiseBoro.

Scott Short, Chief Executive Officer, & Ryan Cassidy, Director of Properties, with RiseBoro Community Partnership (formerly Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizen Council), will explain Passive House construction standards and the principles of super insulation, tight building and apartment construction, eliminating thermal bridging, and energy/heat recapture/exchange. Passive House construction has been accomplished at the same costs as general construction methods, saves from 50% to 70% of standard energy usage, and is very appropriate for affordable housing development in NYC. We will also look at the potential hurdles and various crucial roles played by the CDC non-profit sponsor.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Register Here


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Past Event – Hurricane Relief

Posted on Oct 10, 2017 by RiseBoro.

hurricane drive informational flyerIn partnership with our local community, we are supporting victims of the recent hurricanes. Donations are being accepted at the locations noted. Your support is appreciated.

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Past Event – Bushwick Farmers Markets: Three Markets Per Week

Posted on Oct 10, 2017 by RiseBoro.

Farmers Market boothsRiseBoro Farmers Markets are a network of THREE weekly markets featuring fresh produce and a collection of local products and vendors from a cross-section of our diverse residents. By bringing together a diverse group of local food growers, prepared food purveyors, entrepreneurs, community organizations and artists of all kinds, the markets present an assortment of experiences reflecting Bushwick's multicultural heritage and funky character. The whole family can enjoy delicious bi-lingual culinary lessons provided by the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, meet neighbors and get to know purveyors of quality food in our food shed. Our team is constantly looking for the best local farmers, food entrepreneurs and artisans to offer a rich market experience for Bushwick residents. Additionally, we speak English and Spanish, accept cash and credit at all our markets, and are SNAP ready at our Saturday and Sunday markets.

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Past Event — Join RiseBoro on November 14th for a Seminar on Women’s Participation in Affordable Housing

Posted on Oct 10, 2017 by RiseBoro.

Join panelist speaker Emily Kurtz, Vice President of RiseBoro Community Partnership, at the EMERGING DEVELOPER PROGRAM: Women Make it Work: Exploring Opportunities in Affordable Housing.

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Past Event — EtM RiseBoro Composer Residency Applications due October 31st

Posted on Oct 10, 2017 by RiseBoro.

Exploring the Metropolis, Inc. announces:

"Applications are now available for the 2017-18 EtM Ridgewood Bushwick Composer Residency.

Exploring the Metropolis (EtM) is sponsoring the second round of the EtM Ridgewood Bushwick Composer Residency.

EtM is committed to resolving the workspace needs of the performing arts community in New York City. This pilot program, the second implementation of our Queens Workspace Initiative, will provide free, long-term studio space to composers who are in need of a dedicated workspace outside of their home."

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Past Event — A Maria Hernandez Park Community Meeting is Scheduled for October 30th

Posted on Oct 10, 2017 by RiseBoro.

Park Visioning Session meeting detailsMeeting description: We need your input for the new design of the Maria Hernandez multi-purpose play area. Please attend the Community Input Meeting. The NYC Parks department will redesign the play area at the park with input from community members.

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Past Event — Join RiseBoro at ¡CalabazaFest! 2017 on October 29th

Posted on Oct 10, 2017 by RiseBoro.

Sunday, October 29th from 12pm to 4pm. FREE!

CalabazaFest Event flyerRiseBoro Community Partnership presents the 8th Annual ¡CalabazaFest!, the family-friendly, free, and ridiculously fun mashup of Day of the Dead, Halloween, and Harvest Fair traditions, returning to Maria Hernandez Park on Sunday October 29th, from 12:00pm noon to 4:00pm. A colorful community celebration, ¡CalabazaFest! 2017 will feature a fantastic live stage show (in Spanish and English) of musical and dance performances and workshops, plus hands-on pumpkin crafts, and a creative costume contest. There will also be a mini RB Farmers Market selling fresh local produce, eggs, and cider; healthy cooking demos and tastings, and free seasonal eats for every palate!

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Past Event — Join RiseBoro and the NYC Parks Commissioner for a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Thomas Boyland Park on October 27th

Posted on Oct 10, 2017 by RiseBoro.

Ribbon Cutting Event detailsYou're invited. Commissioner Silver will be present for Brooklyn's first Community Parks Initiative (CPI).

Friday, October 27th at 10 am

Thomas Boyland Park
On Broadway between Granite & Aberdeen Streets

Please RSVP to Andrew.Newman@parks.nyc.gov. See the flyer below for details. For more info on CPI visit: http://on.nyc.gov/2aJEGxy.

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Past Event — Volunteers Needed for a Community Planting Day on October 22nd

Posted on Oct 9, 2017 by RiseBoro.

Community Planting event detailsNew Yorkers for Parks donates daffodil bulbs to groups and individuals every year for free. We need volunteers on Oct. 22nd on Community Planting Day to help us plant. 

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Past Event — Community Partner: Supercrown Coffee Roasters invites you to Coffee Disco

Posted on Oct 1, 2017 by RiseBoro.

You're invited. Community Partner, Supercrown Coffee Roasters is hosting a Latte Art Pour Party on Oct 12th. Watch 16 Barista Contestants compete.


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Past Event — Join RiseBoro at the BuildingEnergy NYC Conference on October 12th

Posted on Sep 30, 2017 by RiseBoro.

From the NESEA website:

The BuildingEnergy NYC Conference + Trade Show is NYC's premier event for professionals and practitioners working to build a more sustainable world. It brings more than 600 industry leaders and emerging professionals together to learn from and network with each other. This year's event, chaired by Eric Davis of Con Edison and Ryan Cassidy of RiseBoro, will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at the TKP New York Conference Center.

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