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October 17, 2012

The Hoboken Harvest Festival Saturday, October 20th, 11am to 3pm at Pier A Park and Sinatra Drive

Mayor Dawn Zimmer & the City of Hoboken are proud to present

 The Hoboken Harvest Festival

Saturday, October 20th, 11am to 3pm

at Pier A Park, 1st Street & Sinatra Drive

Featuring lots of free activities for the whole family including…

Hay rides, moonwalk, pumpkin painting, pony rides & petting zoo, trackless train, live performance, face painting, Puffy the Dragon, a hay maze, creative activities, and much more.

Co-sponsors include: Garden Street School of the Performing Arts, the Hoboken Family Alliance & My Gym Hoboken

For more information call: Hoboken Division of Cultural Affairs, at 201-420-2207 or online at www.hobokennj.org

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October 15, 2012

Silly on Sixth Children’s Series of Hudson Theatre Ensemble presents Aesop’s Fables

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Here is another family friendly Production at The Hudson School Performance Space in Hoboken coming in November from the Hudson Theatre Ensemble …….

Hudson Theatre Ensemble Silly on Sixth!

Children’s Series presents

Aesop’s Fables  – a zany adaptation!

“Your group is such a treasure for Hoboken.  You always put on such fantastic productions!”
—Geri Fallo, Director of Cultural Affairs for City of Hoboken

6 Performances only:

 Saturday November 17, 2012 at 11 AM & 1PM 
Sunday November 18, 2012 at 11 AM & 1 PM
Sunday November 25, 2012 at 11 AM & 1 PM

See the poster!

Show runs about 45 minutes

Hudson School Performance Space   601 Park Ave    Hoboken, NJ    07030

Website:   http://www.hudsontheatreensemble.com/

Ticket Price : $7 for Kids; $10 for Adults

Reservations: call 201-377-7014 or reservations@HudsonTheatreEnsemble.com

If your child has a November birthday, what an easy way to celebrate by incorporating Silly on Sixth! and Aesop’s Fables  into your birthday plans!  The entire audience will sing Happy Birthday to your darling child, your group has a wonderful time seeing Aesop’s Fables, the kids meet the actors after the show, and then off you go to one of Hoboken’s many family-friendly eateries to continue the festivities.  Just call Florence for details at 201-377-7014!   Aesop’s Fables and its all-adult cast will delight children ages 3 to 10 while entertaining their families in the 12th season of the Hudson Theatre Ensemble Children’s Series Silly on Sixth! The beautiful, child-friendly, ground-floor theater is completely barrier-free & accessible to persons with disabilities.

Here’s what past  audiences Have said:  “We can’t wait for the next children’s show. Our family has seen every one of them!” Knowing you are in Hoboken is such a big boon. It was a thrill to me that my 5- year old loved her first real introduction to theatre!”  “The shows are hysterically funny & the kids really love them. We definitely will be visiting you again!”  “I am once again looking forward to a great time. My daughter LOVES these shows.”  “We go to every Silly on Sixth show and the kids as well as parents really enjoy them.”  “We loved the show and the kids could not stop talking about it.” And the best review of all is from 4-year old Nathan, “Everything is my favorite part!”     

The Gold Sponsor for Aesop’s Fables is the practice of Drs. Brescia, Migliaccio, Tully, Chinn, Moon & Safi, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Hoboken,  NJ.                               

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts and by funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. DeGise, County Executive, and the Board of Chosen Freeholders.

Cast:  Laura DiCerto, Gregory Nye, Iloire Nye, Florence Pape, Jill Sullivan, Thomas Tyburski, Ross Weinberg

Producer/Artistic Director:  Diana London;   Director of Development/Publicity:  Florence Pape;   Adaptation:  Kathy-Ferman Menino;    Director: Howard Richman;   Production Stage Manager:  Donna Gearhardt Healey;  Set & Lighting Design:  Howard Richman;  Sound & Lighting Technician:  Donna Gearhardt Healey;   Playbill:  Donna Gearhardt Healey;  Technical Advisor:  Justin McCormick;   Graphics/Webmaster:  Susan Newman Design, Inc.;   Photographer: John Crittenden/Show Me Your Faces;   House Manager: Alan Welner;  Assistant House Manager: Harriet Tainsky

Aesop’s Fables Cast :  Top Row  from left to right – Iloire Nye, Gregory Nye  (both from Jersey City)

Bottom Row  from left to right –  Thomas Tyburski (Jersey City), Florence Pape (Hoboken), Ross Weinberg (Chatham)

Aesop’s Fables Cast :   Left to Right – Iloire Nye (Jersey City), Ross Weinberg (Chatham), Florence Pape (Hoboken), Thomas Tyburski (Jersey City), Gregory Nye (Jersey City)

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September 28, 2012

MST Presents Go Dog Go September 29 – October 14

The Mile Square Theater starts off this Saturday with a family friendly production of Go Dog Go that runs through October 14th….

MST Presents Go Dog Go
By P.D. Eastman
Adapted by Steven Dietz, Allison Gregory, and Michael Koerner

This play is a delightful mix of movement, music, and dogs, “Go, Dog. Go!” celebrates P.D. Eastman’s classic book. Recommended for kids of all ages and their families.

September 29 – October 14

  • Saturdays @ 2pm and 5pm
  • Sundays @ 11am and 3pm

Tickets: $22 Children/Seniors $12
Phone: 201-683-7014 for reservations
Link for tickets: https://milesquaretheatre.secure.force.com/ticket

Monroe Theatrespace
Hoboken, 720 Monroe Street, 2nd Floor (Free Parking)

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September 27, 2012

Pumpkin Painting with Phi Sigma Sigma at Stevens October 7th 12-3pm

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Pumpkin Painting with Phi Sigma Sigma
Stevens Institute of Technology

What: Pumpkin Painting for Families!
When: Sunday, October 7th, 12-3pm
Where: Hayden Lounge and Schaefer Lawn, Stevens Institute of Technology

Description: Phi Sigma Sigma of Stevens Institute of Technology is embracing the Fall Season with Pumpkin Painting! Come to Schaefer Lawn on Sunday October 7th from 12-3pm to have your little ones create Beautiful Painted Pumpkin Masterpieces! They will have an assortment of Sugar Pumpkins (Basketball size) for only $5 per pumpkin and plenty of paints and brushes  to aid in the creative process! Phi Sigma Sigma loves working with the community and they hope to see you there!

Cost: $5 per pumpkin

Directions:

  • Schaefer Lawn:  Stevens Campus Entrance on 9th St and Castle Point Terrace, Follow the Drive until you reach the large Howe Center building. From there you walk down the path toward the round Walker gym building and we will be on the lawn that path.
  • Hayden Lounge:  Stevens Campus Entrance on 9th St and Castle Point Terrace, Follow the Drive until you reach the large Howe Center building. From there you walk down the path toward the round Walker gym building and the second building on the left is the Hayden Lounge.

Contact: dzpssfundraising@gmail.com for more information.

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Ron Albanese aka Polka Dot at Hoboken Fall Arts and Music Festival Sunday September 30th

Ron Albanese aka Polka Dot will be at this year’s Hoboken Fall Arts and Music Festival Sunday September 30th with two full band concerts at 12 noon and 2:15pm.  Ron has been entertaining Hoboken children in the area for many years and more information about him can be found at www.RonAlbanese.com.

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August 27, 2012

Polka Dot at Hoboken’s Shipyard Park Tuesday August 28th 2012 at 7pm

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Ron Albanese aka Polka Dot will be at Hoboken’s Shipyard Park for a Family Concert tomorrow night Tuesday August 28th at 7pm. Bring the kids and enjoy the show. For more information about Ron go to his website www.ronalbanese.com or call 201-927-6085. Ron performs anually at the City of Hoboken Holiday tree lighting as a high energy elf.

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