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Struggling to cover basic expenses? SNAP can put more food on the table! A team of SNAP specialists will be at the Jay Harama Senior Center (2600 Ocean Avenue) tomorrow to help aging adults fill out and submit SNAP applications. The group will meet at the senior center on Thursday, April 16th, 10am to 3pm. SNAP, or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program,…

Education
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Remember that awesome SING! competition we told you about last month? Brooklyn Sings!, an inter-SING event in which students from Midwood, Madison and Murrow high schools competed against each other for best student-created stage production, took place this past Saturday and students raised more than $20,000 to donate to the American Cancer Society. According to…

Education
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Three major Southern Brooklyn high schools are banding together to hold the first-ever inter-SING! competition, called Brooklyn Sings!, to benefit the American Cancer Society. As any Brooklyn public high school graduate knows, SING! competitions can dominate school culture, bringing in students at every level to plan and produce a musical-production based on a different theme…

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From our friends at the Knights of Columbus Council #126. They write: Sean Casey’s Animal Rescue located in Brooklyn, New York is a not for profit organization whose endeavor is to aid unfortunate animals in the interest of a higher quality of life. They take in rescued, confiscated, neglected, injured, ill, unmanageable, or otherwise unwanted animals from private owners,…

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Canarsie-born recording artist, Tom “Daddy Rocker” Moran, along with his group the Brooklyn South Band, are joining forces with The Meyer Rossabi Band and Off The Record to present a special musical fundraiser, May 5, to benefit Autism Speaks. The charity performance will be held at the Tamaqua Marina, 84 Ebony Court, in Gerritsen Beach. “How often does my world center on my…

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What makes DJ Johnny Versache different from all other DJ’s? Well, for one thing, the disc jockey over at OPM Restaurant and Ultra Lounge, 3202 Emmons Avenue, dedicated a new Sefer Torah during a gala dinner benefiting Camp F.R.E.E. – the Gan Israel Scholarship Fund. The highlight of the event was the commencement of a…

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Ten dollars. Eleven bands. Helping thousands. Cha Cha’s in Coney Island (1229 Riegelman Boardwalk) is hosting Rock Against Dystrophy, a balls-to-the-wall rock-out to raise money for one of the least rockin’ diseases afflicting man – muscular dystrophy. And it’s not all just head-banging bards – you can also meet some of the cast members of…

Arts & Music
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More than 250 people turned out to Jamsterdam, the autism awareness concert organized by Sheepshead Bites veteran Samantha LoSapio. The event kicked off at noon on July 9, stretching throughout the day until the last band played the final note just before 8 p.m. Jamsterdam took place at Asser-Levy / Seaside Park, and was hampered…

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Remember Samantha LoSapio? Sam wrote several articles for Sheepshead Bites, and over the last few months she’s been busy organizing Jamsterdam, a benefit concert for Autism Speaks. The free show will take place in Asser-Levy Seaside Park on Friday, July 9, featuring ten bands representing several genres. But that’s not the whole story: this awesome…