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Queens Parent Newsletter - November 2017

Dear parents, grandparents, guardians and education activists,

Save the date for the next UFT Queens parent workshop from the UFT Queens parent outreach committee and Hey There Beautiful, a nonprofit that supports and empowers women and girls through education, motivation, self-awareness and self-development. The workshop will be on Wednesday, Dec. 20, at 6 p.m. at the UFT Queens borough office, 97-77 Queens Blvd. It will be the third in a workshop series about building confidence and a strong relationship with your children. I'll be in touch with registration information soon.

Check out more upcoming events below.


Delci Rodriguez
UFT Parent-Community Liaison

Upcoming events

  • Sunday, Dec. 3: Don't miss HopeNYC's Christmas Parade on Rockaway Boulevard starting at 5 p.m. The parade will run from 131st Street to 143rd Street and will culminate in a Christmas tree lighting. See the website »
  • Monday, Dec. 4: ADAPT Community Network will host a free workshop for parents about children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and dating from 10 a.m. to noon at 365 Fifth Ave. in Manhattan. Learn how to support your child in dating and relationships. To RSVP, email See the flier »
  • Thursday, Dec. 14: New York State Sen. James Sanders Jr. will host a job and resource fair for people over the age of 55 who are looking for work and job training. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at South Jamaica Multi-Service Center, 114-92 Guy R. Brewer Blvd. For details, see the event listing »
  • Thursday, Dec. 21 and Friday, Dec. 22: There will be Harlem MagicMasters Basketball Shows at 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on both days at York College Gymnasium. The shows have college preparation and anti-bullying messages. They make a great school or family trip. To purchase tickets, call 212-643-2640.
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