1. A train Weekday service changes: Beginning now until further notice, there are no A trains running between Howard Beach-JFK and the Rockaways. H shuttle trains and free shuttle buses provide alternate service. A trains operate between 207 St and Lefferts Blvd/Howard Beach. Free shuttle buses operate nonstop between, Howard Beach and Far Rockaway-Mott Av. Free H shuttle trains operate between Far Rockaway-Mott Av and Beach 90 St. From Far Rockaway-Mott Av to Beach 90 St: 4:00 a.m. to 12 midnight. From Beach 90 St to Far Rockaway-Mott Av: 4:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. Also, from Monday, January 7 – Friday, January 11, from 11:45 p.m. to 5:00 a.m., Queens-bound A trains are rerouted via the F from W 4 St to Jay St-MetroTech.
2. So Hum Tuesdays is back!! For all those interested in starting the year off on a powerful self-loving note, come through for yoga goodness & healing, beginning this Tuesday, January 8, 7:00 p.m., at Restoration Plaza.
3. On Tuesday, January 8, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., the Kings County District Attorney’s office will host a Three Kings Day Celebration at Latinos Americanos Unidos, 218 Wykoff Street (between Bleeker and Meenaham streets). There will be gifts for children between 1 -10 years of age, first-come first-served basis. Gently used coats will be distributed for all ages and light refreshments will be served. Must RSVP at 718-250-2565 or email@example.com.
4. On Thursday, January 10, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., at Free Candy, 905 Atlantic Avenue (between St. James Pl and Grand Ave), Danny Simmons will host “Artists for Cumbo,” an art sale to raise money for Laurie Cumbo’s campaign run for City Council. More than 50 artists are donating their best work for sale this one evening only. Suggested entry ticket donation of $10 will be deducted from your art purchase. For entry tickets and more information, click here.
5. Magnolia Tree Earth Center Student Educational Enrichment Program has launched the Student Educational Enrichment Program (SEEP), beginning this Tuesday and Thursdays from 4pm to 6pm and on Saturday's from 10am to 1:00 p.m. Cost: $400 (only $40 per week) at The Magnolia Tree Earth Center (MTEC), 677 Lafayette Avenue, New York, NY 11216. Throughout the program, participants will not only review Math, Science and testing techniques but will also be introduced to Engineering, Horticulture and Energy Conservation through interactive workshops. At the conclusion of the program, participants will be aptly prepared for academic achievement. For more information, contact Beverly Johnson, Executive Director, Magnolia Tree Earth Center of Bedford Stuyvesant, 718-387-2116