GLOBAL CHARTER school is still accepting applications this month for grades K, 1 and 2. Please spread the word!!
Opens this September–It will have a Micro-Society based theme, awesome curriculum, before and after care hours, yet school hours are 8-4 pm.
There are still available spots for K, 1, and 2nd grade. Each year a class will be added to eventually continue through 8th grade.
Hoboken, Union City etc resident applications can be accepted only NOW because the school is NEW. Once filled and enrollment goes to lottery, JC residents get first avail spots. So PLEASE spread the word about this wonderful educational opportunity.
The school is located in the Jersey City Heights on JKF blvd and Congress street. The principal and lead members are wonderful, caring people and will provide and good thriving environment for learning.
Please spread the word if you know any parents who would like to enroll their child. May seems to be the final registration month to do so.
The City of Hoboken Green Team will host the 2nd Annual Green Fair on Saturday, May 11, 2013 (rain date: May 18).
The 2nd Annual Green Fair will be held from 11am to 5pm at Pier A Park along the Hoboken waterfront and will feature live music and organic food vendors. It is intended to introduce sustainable lifestyle choices to the community, raise awareness regarding environmental concerns, and demonstrate how consumers can reduce their impact on the earth by selecting sustainable, eco-friendly products and services, reducing energy consumption, conserving water and limiting their dependence on fossil fuels.
A compost bin will be on-site and residents are encouraged to bring any compostable materials (coffee grounds, grass clippings, peanut shells, etc.) they may be storing at home.
Green businesses or non-profits whose mission aligns with environmental sustainability are invited to participate in the Green Fair. The Green Team is also reaching out to involve the local arts community. Interested vendors can submit the online registration form at www.hobokennj.org/greenfair and contact Christopher Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. The final day for registration is Friday, May 10, 2013.
Let your child express themselves and explore their creative side in this fun summer camp! They’ll moo like cows, hake their limbs and paint like Picasso, guaranteeing them a summer full of laughs, crafts, downward dogs, and tiny dancers. You will find them entertained, engaged, stretched and rested with our amazing group of yoga teachers, artists, dancers and story tellers.
TRUE Mentors is hosting Girls Inc. of New York City to help the girls in Hoboken break down negative body images and better understand their real beauty. The conference will be held May 7, 14 and 28 for girls ages 10 – 16 at the Boys and Girls Club of Hoboken, 123 Jefferson St., Hoboken, NJ. The sessions will be broken out into two age groups at two different times:
Girls ages 10 – 13 at 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Girls ages 14 – 16 at 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Light refreshments will be served for each session.
TRUE Mentors’ mission is to unearth the potential of children in Hoboken through relationships. We match children one-on-one with caring adult mentors of the same sex to help our children build confidence, challenge themselves and make better life decisions.
During this conference, TRUE Mentors will work to match each child with a volunteer during the session to help them through the program and answer any questions that might come up during the class. Mothers are welcome to attend the class with their daughters, but we may ask you to be matched with another child to get the most out of the program.
Parents: Please fill out the permission.pdf and bring it with you on May 7 or the first session your child attends. Parents do not need to be present but do need to sign the permission slip for their child to attend.
Volunteers: Please fill out the VolunteerApplicationc.pdf and bring it with you on May 7 or the first session you attend. We ask that you attend each session for consistency in the relationship with the girl we match you with. Please fill out the form below and submit it to let us know you will be attending.
It’s time to plan your Mother’s Day and what better way to spend it than getting out for a family race! Get ready for the Baby Jogger Jaunt, fun run or 5 Mile Class on Sunday, May 12. Prizes for the Baby Jogger Jaunt and trophies in various categories.
The Hoboken Harriers Running Club and All Saints Community Development Corporation will hold the 15th Annual HOHA Classic 5-Mile Race, starting at 10 a.m. at Pier A Park. The Baby-Jogger Jaunt, a 1.5 mile run pushing a baby jogger, starts at 9 a.m and the 1-mile Fun Run starts at 9:30 a.m. Proceeds from the events, which run along the Hoboken waterfront, will benefit the Jubilee Family Life Center, a non-denominational community center in Hoboken that provides job training and after school youth programs.
For the 5 Mile Race, advance registration is $25, and race day registration is $30; the fun run is $5, and the Baby Jogger Jaunt is $15 if pre-registered, $18 race day. Race day registration closes 15 minutes before each event.
Advance registration is available by clicking on the link below, until May 9th, or through the mail (see downloadable applications for the 1 and 5 mile or the Baby-jogger Jaunt, below). Applications and on the spot registration are also available at Fleet Feet Running store, located at 604 Washington Street in Hoboken, at Hoboken Golf, located at 125 Grand Street in Hoboken, or by printing an application out and mailing it in. T-shirts will be provided to runners while supplies last. Pre- registered runners are guaranteed shirts. In the 5 mile run, awards will be given to the top three male and female finishers in 10-year age groups. Register today! Just click on the link below.
Local Hoboken musician and songwriter David Fagin wrote the new hit song, “Boston Strong” as a tribute to the Boston Bombings, and teamed up with local business owner and music producer Dan McLoughlin (Garden Street Music/School of the Performing Arts and the Vault Recording Studio) and recorded this incredibly special song right here in Hoboken, NJ. The stars aligned for Fagin and McLoughlin to work together. The songwriting brilliance of David was truly captured by Dan’s 20 years of experience as a music producer.
Who knew that such talented artists lived right here in this square mile. To read about the process that helped Mr. Fagin write the tribute and decide to record with Mr. McLoughlin go to this great article in the Huffington Post and then check out the youtube video. David Fagin received the honor of being selected as the recipient of the Citibank Outstanding Teammates in the Community Award by the New York Mets. He will receive the award at Tuesdays game where they will also blast, “Boston Strong” during the game. Proceeds of the song will be donated, so please purchase David Fagin’s “Boston Strong” on iTunes.
This year, for the first time, NYU is offering the opportunity for children 5-13 years old to learn to swim from its best and brightest. Campers will spend two ninety minute sessions each day in the NYU pool participating in a mix of swim instruction and free swim. Skilled swim instructors, as well as NYU swim coaches will take campers under their wing and help them improve their level of comfort in the water, stroke skills and even racing technique. Upon arrival each day, kids will go right to the pool and splash away! After lunch, campers will enjoy a mix of activities including soccer, kickball, basketball and arts and crafts before getting back into the pool for an afternoon session of swimming fun. One week camp sessions run the weeks of July 15th and July 22nd, Mon–Fri 9am–3pm. One-week session $500. Campers must be between the ages of 5 and 13 years old at the start of camp.
Improv classes are integral for helping kids develop skills like self confidence, leadership and communication, public speaking, and team building. Students learn to use their imagination and creativity through fun improv games and exercises that teach building scenes and working together with other aspiring young performers in a non-competitive environment. Kids in all levels of acting and performing experience are encouraged to take improv classes.
Spring and Summer 2013 will offer the following Improv Comedy Classes:
Spring: May 14-June 18 Summer 1: July 9-Aug 13 Summer 2: Aug 20-Sept 24
Every week children will participate in warm-up, technique and performance improv games. They will learn team building exercises, play improv games, and learn to think on their feet. These
classes are designed to build confidence and to learn to constructively direct creative thought.
Classes are held at The Melting Pot on Tuesdays from 3:30pm to 5:30pm (100 Sinatra Dr Hoboken NJ)
This class is about fun! The instructor will use theatre games and physical exercises to teach kids the basics of improvisation. Students will be encouraged to use their imaginations as they learn to create characters, build scenes and invent whole worlds without ever using a costume, prop or set piece. Students will also practice teamwork and listening skills to help them work as an ensemble and learn the discipline of
Classes are held at The Melting Pot on Wednesdays from 3:30pm to 5:30pm (100 Sinatra Dr Hoboken NJ)
Each session ends with a final showcase where students can showcase what they’ve learned through theatre games, story-telling, and character building live in front of an audience of friends, family and peers.
To Register Please fill out the registration form (ATTACHED).
Payment can be made by mailing check/money order or Paypal to email@example.com. Payments to be made in full with registration forms