It’s official! SchoolFest 2019 is scheduled for Saturday, September 21 from noon to 5 p.m. at MS 126 in Greenpoint/Williamsburg.
The 12th annual school fair brings together public schools, private schools, early childhood centers, extracurricular programs and more, all for the benefit of local parents who want to learn more about opportunities available for their kids.
Dr. Enoch Chan has joined Outreach, a drug and alcohol treatment services agency, with a location in Greenpoint, as its full-time medical director.
Chan, who has been practicing medicine for more than two decades, served as a consulting physician for Outreach for the past five years.
Chan will help advance Outreach’s integrated care model, which affects families and individuals involved with treatment.
His short-term goals, the agency said, includes working with the executive team and senior management to expand the agency’s Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) capabilities, as well as implementing the use of telehealth.
He will also serve as the organization’s representative to the greater medical community, and provide direct patient care at the agency’s locations.
Chan received his bachelor’s degree at Stony Brook University and his medical degree from New York Medical College. He served his residency at North Shore Health System, and was the attending physician at Long Island’s Peconic Bay Medical Associates.
“It is an absolute honor to be a part of Outreach, an organization that has committed itself for more than four decades to serving and helping to heal individuals and families struggling with substance abuse,” Chan said in a statement. “I am humbled to be able to work with such tireless and devoted professionals, and I am excited to do my part in expanding the Outreach mission to build healthy lives.”
Get ready to enjoy plenty of delicious meals on grand deals.
From August 12 to 25, Grand Street BID is hosting its fifth annual Restaurant Week. This year, 16 participating restaurants will offer deals on lunch and dinner, ranging from $12 to $35 for three-course dinners.
Each restaurant will offer a prix fixe menu.
For a list of participating restaurants, click the link here.
That’s not all! Share your Restaurant Week experience using the hashtag #DineOnGrand on social media.
Diners can win $50 to a Grand Street BID restaurant of their choice.
What better way to spend your Saturday night than to bring your whole family to a free screening of “Dumbo?”
On July 27 at 8:45 p.m., the live-action remake of the 1941 animated Disney classic will be shown at Msgr. McGolrick Park.
Here’s a description of the film from IMDB: “A young elephant, whose oversized ears enable him to fly, helps save a struggling circus, but when the circus plans a new venture, Dumbo and his friends discover dark secrets beneath its shiny veneer.”
The film is directed by Tim Burton, and stars Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green, Alan Arkin and Nico Parker.
Be sure to grab a spot before 8:30 p.m. Feel free to bring your own picnic blanket and chair.