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Second Chance Toys

Earth Day is April 22nd and we have a way to SAVE THE PLANET ONE TOY AT A TIME!  Second Chance Toys rescues gently used toys for children in need.

SecondChanceToys

 

Kidville Park Slope

808 Union Street, Brooklyn

April 15th – 20th, 2019

Monday- Friday, 9am – 6pm

Saturday 9:15am – 3:30pm

 

Over the past 15 years Park Slope Parents has supported drives for Toys for Tots , Hurricane Sandy Relief, LGBTQ teens in crisis, CHiPS food drives, Little Essentials baby/toddler clothing/gear drive and much more. 

 

Sean Casey Animal Shelter Needs Your Donations!



The Sean Casey Animal Shelter--a non-profit, no-kill animal shelter--is accepting donations at the following sites through Sunday, Dec. 18:  Center Slope

--Jennifer Brilliant: 732A Carroll St., between 6th and 7th Aves

---Brown Harris Stevens, 7th Ave. and Union St.

South Slope

---Susan Fox's doorman, 438 12th St., Ph. C

Prospect Heights

livie & boo, 613 Vanderbilt Ave.


Or at the shelter (and take home a new family member!), 153 East 3rd St., between Fort Hamilton Parkway and Caton Ave.


Sean Casey's Wish List:


•        Blankets

•        Towels  (the dogs and the kitties don't mind baby-stained blankets and towels!)

•        Pillow cases

•        Paper towels

•        Unscented bleach

•        Fabuloso cleaner

•        Hand sanitizer

•        Liquid dish soap

•        Liquid hand soap

•        Canned cat food


Please make sure items are clean when dropped off (stained is okay; dirty, not so much).  If you put them in a garbage bag or easily moveable bag, that would be great!

 

Sean Casey Animal Rescue took in over 2,000 animals from the NYC Shelter System in 2010, the most of any private rescue in New York.  Please consider a donation to Sean Casey Animal Rescue to help continue giving these animals a safe haven and a second chance at life.


Give the gift of warmth this holiday season to our furry (and reptilian) friends!

THANKS in advance!


Susan Fox


Founder, Park Slope Parents

 

CARROLL PARK KIDS CONCERT SERIES BOOGIES ON WITH KAREN K & THE JITTERBUGS
























CARROLL PARK KIDS CONCERT SERIES BOOGIES ON WITH



KAREN K & THE JITTERBUGS



on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17th, at 4pm





A TIME OUT NEW YORK KIDS “BEST FREE AND FUN THING TO DO IN NYC WITH KIDS”!





Our final show will be:



Sunday, September 25th (in collaboration with PS29) Bubble Do Beatles





Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz recently praised the Concert Series:



“Young families continue to make Brooklyn their home because of efforts like yours.”






“A totally fun and free way to get a dose of sunshine and live music for the whole family!”



raves the Carroll Gardens Patch!






This series of FREE concerts, featuring bands suitable for the whole family, continues



with rockin’ performances and lots of outdoor community fun.





ALL CONCERTS AT 4PM. Food and fun from 3:30 to 5:30.



(please come with a little pocket money)



There will be face painting Gymstars, as well as food and drinks provided by Vinzees Magic Fountain.



Carroll Park is located at President Street and Smith Street in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn



Take the F or G train to the Carroll Street Station



Check our website on show day in case of inclement weather.






Please visit our website for more information on our schedule and our sponsors, and to listen to music clips by our performers:www.carrollparkbrooklyn.org/ concerts



And look for us on Facebook & Twitter!






Please be sure to visit and thank our generous sponsors, MiniMax, Barking Cat! & Mom.com





ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE FRIENDS OF CARROLL PARK (501c3) and help pay for the concerts.






OUR PERFORMERS:



Karen K has quickly become one of Brooklyn’s favorite children’s musicians. Her new album, Pancakes for Dinner, features toe-tapping, humorous, and often poignant get-stuck-in-your-head songs that kids and adults adore. Karen K & the Jitterbugs have played all over Brooklyn, performing original music and the great timeless tunes Karen features in her weekly Jitterbugs classes for kids up to age 5. Karen K & the Jitterbugs and Pancakes for Dinnerare sure to be enjoyed by fans of Laurie Berkner, Barry Louis Polisar and even Sesame Street. The Jitterbugs are: Bill McGarvey, Mike Tichey, Ari Huff, Laura Posey and Stephen Hund.



www.jitterbugsnyc.com




 

Gasland - A Documentary Film at the Old Stone House -- TONIGHT








Pollywog postcard



Coming up!



Tonight!



Tuesday, July 19, 2011



8:30 pm



at the Old Stone House





Gasland - A Documentary Film by Josh Fox



What does Hydrofacking Mean for You?






Wednesday, July 20

8:30 pm



POLLYWOG



a new comedic play



Written and Directed by John P McEneny



Starring Anna Aronson, Kim Fenwick, Vasile Flutur, Yang Chen Gruben, Nicholas Guastella, Tessa Ochshorn Barlow, Teddy Ostrow, & Henry Pines. Stage Managed by Tessa Murphy.



Set at the conservative Lakeside Christian High School; Tammy's world gets very complicated when she falls in love with an atheist refugee from the republic of Georgia.






Pollywog will be performed as a fundraiser for all our free summer programming. A ten dollar donation is encouraged.






Thursday & Friday, July 21 & 22 @ 8:30 pm









 


















































































 

Brooklyn Toiletries Drive


Hey All,


Do you have toiletries (body washes and lotions, soaps) that you can donate?


I received an email from the District Attorney's office (I'm including it below) about a Brooklyn Toiletries Drive to help girls who have been involved in sex trafficking get a new start.


DROP-OFF LOCATIONS


North Slope

Goldy and Mac 219 Fifth Avenue (btw President & Union)

Boing Boing (206 6th Ave @ Union)

Babeland 462 Bergen between 5th and 6th


Center Slope

Lion in the Sun (232 7th Ave at 4th Street)

NOVO Building on 4th Ave and 5th Street (at the front desk)


South Slope:

Goldy and Mac 396 7th Avenue (btw 12th and 13th)


KWT

Honeydew Drop Daycare 1113 Church Avenue  -bet Stratford and Westminster


Thanks,

Susan



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