Rag-A-Muffin Parade & Costume Contest

Saturday October 31, Begins at 1pm Line of march begins at 12:15pm on Washington Street bet. 13th & 14th Street featuring bands, floats and more. Followed by costume contest at Little League Field on 5th St. & River Terrace. Prizes awarded in five age categories.


Come celebrate itchy snowsuits, loud sneezes and snow this holiday season……. Please join us for a Winter Wonderland Show featuring Erin Lee & Marci Friday, December 18th Show Starts at 4:00 PM with Holiday Treats Served Afterward Location: Club H, 110 Sinatra Drive, Hoboken, NJ Free to all HFA Families

All School Open House: October 13

On Tuesday, October 13th, HFA will co-sponsor our 5th annual All School Open House.  It will be in the gym of Hoboken High School, 800 Clinton Street, Hoboken.  We have invited representatives from all of the area schools to be available from 5-8pm to speak with parents.  We are working

Project Play Update

Hi Hoboken! We appreciate everyone who came to our first Project Play meetings last week!!! Kudos for finding the time to speak your mind! And, to those who couldn’t make it, thank you for sending us your comments via email! You are our eyes and ears so we appreciate your

Project Play! Fixing Hoboken’s Playgrounds!

Project Play is underway! We need to hear your voices! We have scheduled 3 informal meetings this week to discuss your ideas and concerns about Hoboken playgrounds. Please bring your top 2 ideas/concerns. Ideas can include security concerns around fencing (or lack there of!), additional slides, etc. Where: Church Square


So if the Union City pool doesn’t cut it for you, try going to NYC. Most are free or rather cheap… All 54 Parks outdoor pools are now open for the season and remain open until Labor Day. Indoor pools are open year-round. General hours of operation are 11:00 a.m.

Hoboken finally has a kid-friendly state-of-the-art Emergency Room!

Bigger. Better. More efficient. That’s what emergency patients are saying about the new ER at Hoboken University Medical Center, which opened for patients on June 16. From a large fish tank in the kid-friendly waiting room to four pediatric-dedicated emergency treatment rooms — more and more parents are finding great

Give kids of the Jubilee Center in Hoboken a “happy” birthday!

Every month, HFA throws a birthday bash for the children attending the Jubilee Center (an after-school program on 6th and Jackson serving Hoboken’s less fortunate children.) Donations needed on an on-going basis. * small and large paper party plates, cups, napkins * goodie bag items and small presents/prizes for kids

HFA Needs YOU!

Are you going to Kiddie Palooza on Sunday? Can you sit for one hour at HFA’s table? Volunteers needed to sit at the HFA table for one hour during the day… festival runs 11am-4pm. The event is organized by the City of Hoboken’s Cultural Affairs Department. There will be pony