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  • Preschool Readers @ Celebrate Life Studio

    FREE Meet & Greet: Tuesday, February 28th 5:00-5:30
    Celebrate Life Studio
    1200 Park Ave, Hoboken

    Sessions To Begin: Tuesday, March 7th 5:00-5:30

    At Preschool Readers, we give 3-5-year-olds an academic advantage by maximizing their potential through accelerated reading instruction. During our small group reading sessions, our Preschool Reading Specialist provides a FUN and engaging approach to learning to read, one that creates a lifetime of academic advantages and success!

    Join us Tuesday, February 28th 5:00-5:30 for an informal event where you'll learn all about Preschool Readers and your child will receive a FREE mini-reading assessment with a Preschool Readers Reading Specialist to determine your child’s readiness in our Preschool Readers sessions at Celebrate Life Studio beginning Tuesday, March 7th.

  • HFA Cabin Fever Festival 2017

    On Sunday, February 26th, the HFA will host its annual Cabin Fever Festival. This will be the fifteenth year that HFA has been organizing this event. Cabin Fever is an open house for local businesses catering to kids. Sample kids classes, activities, summer day camps. Enjoy live music and dance performances. While you check out the details and meet the instructors and camp counselors, the kids can cure their “cabin fever” with arts activities, face painting, balloons, and more.

    Hours of fun will run from 10am to 2pm on Sunday, February 26th at The Brandt School (215 9th St, Hoboken). Cabin Fever, is free for HFA Members and $20 per family for non-members.

    Activities will include sample craft tables from more than ten day camps from all over New Jersey and New York. They will be on hand to answer questions about attending their camps via bus service from Hoboken. Also, we will feature local kid musicians, dance performances, face painting, balloons, spin art, arts & crafts, games, and much more. The main stage will be a revolving door of all your Hoboken music, dance and other performing arts favorites. Food and snacks will be supplied by Casey 2 Cook.

    There will be over one hundred AMAZING raffle prizes to area restaurants and classes all over town, which were generously donated by our Hoboken community. Polka Dot will emcee the entire event!

    We are thrilled to announce during this year’s Annual Cabin Fever Festival, that we will be providing over $15,000 for HFA’s Community Neighbor Award Grants. Your participation in Cabin Fever and other  HFA events makes these grants possible!

    Platinum Sponsors:
    Deer Mountain Day Camp
    Drs Brescia & Migliaccio

    Gold Sponsor:
    Harbor Hills Day Camp

    Silver Sponsors:
    Deerkill Day Camp
    JCC of Central New Jersey
    Jeff Lake Camp
    Spring Lake Day Camp

    Bronze Sponsors:
    CTOR Orthodontics
    Willow Lake Day Camp

  • Stevens Summer Camp Programs and Diversity Fair

    Stevens Summer Camp Programs
    June - August 2017
    Ages 3 - 14
    Stevens Cooperative School offers fun and exciting Summer Programs from June through August for children ages 3 - 14. Our staff is comprised of experienced teachers as well as specially selected support staff. From enriching and encouraging indoor and outdoor activities to nurturing programs exposing campers to math, science and the arts, we offer a wide variety of programs for you to choose from each week. Campers have the opportunity to grow their problem-solving skills, explore, discover and create, and most importantly, have fun with their friends!
    To learn more about Stevens Summer Programs, view a full copy of our brochure, and to register for camp, visit www.stevenscoop.org/summer. For questions, contact summer@nullstevenscoop.org or 201-792-3688 ext 407.

    2nd Annual Stevens Cooperative School Diversity Recruitment Fair Please Join Us!

    Thursday, March 16, 5:30 p.m.
    Stevens Cooperative School’s Newport Campus
    100 River Drive S., Jersey City, NJ

    RSVP required at www.stevenscoop.org/register
    *Please note, this workshop is free to attend.

    Participants will learn about the school’s mission, what it’s like to work at an independent school, and hear about the programs that make Stevens Cooperative School an exciting place to teach. Additionally participants will hear about the available openings at Stevens. Faculty, administration, and parents will be available to answer questions

  • Burn Awareness Day at Fire Department Museum, Feb. 11

    213 Bloomfield St. Hoboken
    Saturday, February 11, 2017
    1:30-3:30 p.m.
    Sponsored by: HFA

    Burn Awareness Week, observed the first full week in February (Feb. 5-11, 2017), is designed to provide an opportunity for burn, fire and life safety education. This event, sponsored in part by Hoboken Family Alliance, aims to unite in sharing a common burn awareness and prevention message in our communities.

    This program will teach children and families how to be responsible for their personal safety and increases family awareness of potentially harmful situations.

    Featuring: Educational, fun and interactive activities, and a demonstration from a local Hoboken Firefighter on the proper procedures of Stop, Drop, and Roll.

    1:30 p.m. 2nd floor of FDM opens to public.
    1:30-2:00 p.m.  Arts and Crafts.
    2:00-2:30 p.m. Storytime and Songs.
    2:30-3:00 p.m.  Arts and Crafts.
    3:00-3:30 p.m.  Stop Drop and Roll with a HFD Firefighter!

    Visit the Hoboken Fire Department Museum for a fun, family-friendly event! Special activities, and a chance to meet active duty HFD Firefighter. Activities are open 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Casting Groups of Guys for Culinary Experience

    Food Network is looking for guys who deserve a customized culinary experience!

    We are currently casting Dad groups to show a day in the life and be rewarded by an amazing customized culinary experience!

    Must be a group of 3-5 guys who live in the Tri-State area and are age 21-50. Looking for guys who share a hobby, passion, or career. The group will spend a day with a Food Network Chef and get an amazing custom meal with the help of a major culinary company.


    Feel free to nominate yourself or someone you know! E-mail Reality@nulllizlewis.com with the following info:

    • Name (your name and the name of the person you are nominating if different from your own)
    • Where are you based?
    • What group are you involved in?
    • How many people are in that group?
    • What makes your group unique?
    • Describe a normal day with that group.

  • Apple Montessori Info Sessions, Feb. 9 and 10

    With a solid foundation, anything is possible. Join us for an Info Session to see how we prepare children for success in school AND life. Ask about our FREE registration offer. Apple Montessori offers 15 schools in NJ including two schools in Hoboken for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years.

    We welcome you and your child to join us to:
    • View research-proven Montessori programs in action
    • Discover the "whole child" approach benefits
    • Make the most of your child’s critical early learning years
    • Meet our team of nurturing educators
    • Tour our safety-certified school
    • Invite your child to join an art enrichment project
    Learn more: https://www.applemontessorischools.com/feb-info-sessions/

  • ShopRite of Hoboken, NJ In-store Events Calendar

    ShopRite of Hoboken
    900 Madison Street
    Hoboken, NJ 07030
    Elisabeth Holtzer, RD
    *Please Note: All events, dates and times are subject to change.

    February 9th, & February 16th
    Eat Well, Be Happy 3 Week Weight Management Class: 6:30-7:30PM
    Is losing weight on your radar this year? Well, ShopRite is here to help! Elisabeth will be hosting a 3 week weight management class FREE to customers. Space is limited- don’t wait another second, see or call your in-store Dietitian to sign up today!

    February 13th
    ShopRite Kid’s Culinary Workshop 4:30-6:30PM:
    Little chefs will love this fun cooking class with Elisabeth and Chef Denise. This month’s theme is Adventures in Global Eating! Sign up at Customer Service. *Cost is $20 for 1 child (with an adult) + $10 for each addi-tional child.

    February 15th
    Meal of the Week: 2-4PM
    Stumped on what to cook for dinner? The Meal of the Week Station in Aisle 1 has you covered. Pick up a recipe as well as the ingre-dients you need to create a complete meal! Stop by Aisle 1 to sample this delicious and simple meal.

    February 19th
    FREE Cholesterol Screening & Heart Healthy Event: 10-2PM
    Come by and meet your Inserra ShopRite Health & Wellness Team. We will be offering a FREE cholesterol screening, vascular screenings, healthy food samples, opportunities at local gyms & lots of heart healthy information! No appointment necessary! Hope to see you there!

    February 19th
    Product Spotlight Demo: Bush’s Hummus Made Easy! (2/1) 1-3PM & (2/19) 11-1
    Make hummus with Elisabeth today at The Dietitian’s Corner! We are featuring this month’s Dietitian Product Spotlight: Bush’s Hummus Made Easy! Pair this easy-to-make snack with some veggies or whole grain cracker for a heart-healthy and filling snack.

    February 22nd
    Produce Pick 1-3PM:
    Elisabeth will be mixing this week’s Produce Pick into a delicious new dish. Stop by the produce department for a sample and some recipes.

    February 27th
    FREE Kids’ Snacking Class: 3:30-4:30PM & 5:30-6:30PM
    Playing with your food is encouraged in this FREE cooking class! Kids will make tasty snacks and try something new and healthy! For children ages 4-10. *Sign up at customer service, hurry space is limited.

    February 28th
    ShopRite Adult Culinary Workshop 7-9PM:
    Join Elisabeth and Chef Denise in creating a healthy and delicious meal! This month’s theme is Modern Mediterranean! Sign up at Customer Service. Cost is $20 per per-son, space is limited.

  • Mommy Coffee Social

    Fri 2/24 11am-1pm
    ArteVino Studio Hoboken
    720 Monroe Street C307

    Mommy Paints - Baby Plays!
    Calling all Mommies! Come relax and unwind with us on a Friday morning in a kid-friendly art environment.  Bring your kids of any age (newborn & up!) for a coffee date with other local moms - meet new friends, trade parenting stories, and create a beautiful painting!  Coffee and all art supplies included. Please bring your own snacks. Stroller friendly building!
    (2hr class - no discounts, promotions, or Groupons will be accepted for this session)

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  • Children’s Museum of Manhattan Sunday Funday! January 29, 2017

    Children’s Museum of Manhattan Sunday Funday!
    January 29, 2017
    10:30am to 2:00pm
    VIP Early Entry at 9:30am
    Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers
    23rd Street and West Side Highway
    A day of fun for the whole family to benefit the Children’s Museum of Manhattan
    Tickets Starting at $95 ($75 with member discount)
    or 212-249-6188

    Activities and live entertainment for ages 0-12!
    Nickelodeon Costume Characters Marshall and Chase from Paw Patrol & Shimmer and Shine!

    Performance by the ABT Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School
    Instrument Petting Zoo withBloomingdale School of Music
    Bouncy Houses
    Interactive Dance Portal
    Mini Car Racing Track
    Buffet lunch, dessert barand so much more...
    LEGO® Engineeringwith Play-Well TEKnologies
    Kick a Field Goal
    Meet Sports Celebrities
    “T” the Dinosaur
    Art & Design Workshops
    Tegu® Block Wonderland
    Kids Pop Dance Party
    Tots Soft Play Area
    Casio Keyboards
    Photo Booth

  • 5th Annual Hoboken Mutzfest

    Sunday, January 29th
    2-6 PM
    Hoboken Elks Club
    1005 Washington Street

    It’s Mutzfest season in Hoboken. Sure the home teams are out of the playoffs but there’s no reason to be down with Hoboken Mutzfest right around the corner. Get your tickets today to the 5th Annual Hoboken Mutzfest. The event benefits the Hoboken Family Alliance and its many philanthropic efforts, including Hoboken Bike Camp for individuals with disabilities. The annual celebration of the city’s best mutz makers promises to be one of the best ever. Sponsored by Subaru, Suez and Polly-O, Mutzfest 2017 will feature a new check-in to keep you comfy and cozy as you make your way into the Elks and a return of the popular Mutzfest Challenge.

    Put your own homemade recipe to the test and see how the experts rate it. Enter the Challenge and three lucky winners receive two, complimentary General Admission tickets to Mutzfest and a chance to see if your recipe passes the mutz test.

    Get your tickets today at any of our much-loved mozzarella eateries participating this year. The lineup:

    M&P Biancamano
    1116 Washington
    Margherita’s Pizza & Cafe
    740 Washington
    Rosticeria da Gigi
    916 Washington
    Tony Boloney’s
    263 1st
    Vito’s Italian Deli
    806 Washington

    Enjoy a fun, festive, day that spans generations with entertainment by Eric DeLauro of the Rat Pack Band, a Cannoli Eating Contest, Frank Sinatra Sing-A-Long, ESPN and Fresh 102.7 FM.