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PS/IS 217 was admitted into the New York City Department of Education’s Elementary School Science Pilot. Over 115 schools applied for 10 slots. The purpose is to help schools introduce technology as a tool for creative expression and problem-solving through the use of tablets, computers and robots. This pilot program is the DOE’s first major elementary school program in CS For All, the mayor’s 10-year public/private partnership to integrate computing education at all schools. See

Cornell Tech is hosting a Town Hall Community Update on Monday, June 13, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Manhattan Park Theatre Club

NYC Housing Authority residents, aged 16 and over, are eligible for an annual CitiBikeNYC membership for only $5 per month. See .

Common Man Musicals is presenting four evenings of Musical Theatre at MST&DA, June 17 – June 20 at 7:00 p.m., See .

Barbara Parker was elected Roosevelt Island Senior Association (RISA) President yesterday, following 14-year veteran Delores Green. Parker had been the Secretary and Outreach Liaison. Donna Chenkin won the only contested seat for Vice-President; Sherie Helstien is the new Secretary; and Patricia Stovall the new Treasurer.

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