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August 22, 2012

City of Hoboken – End of Summer Events

Folks, can you believe it is almost the end of Summer? I can’t but the City of Hoboken has some fun family events that should wind down the Summer with a variety of choices and most of them are free….

Mayor Dawn Zimmer and the City of Hoboken invite you to

the following end of Summer events

Movies Under the Stars – Wednesday August 22nd 7pm

Location is Pier A Park – 1st Street and Frank Sinatra Park. Event is free!

  • 7:00pm: music by Preschool of Rock
  • 8:00pm: screening of Wizard of Oz
  • 9:40pm: screening of The Artist

Bring a blanket or low back chair & a picnic basket.  For more info: 201-420-2207 or

Link: www.hobokennj.org/departments/human-services/cultural-affairs/movies-under-the-star

Concerts in Sinatra Park -  Thursday August 23rd 7pm

Location is Sinatra Drive between 4th and 5th Streets.

Julio Fernandez and Friends Concert

Featuring: Gary Schreiner on piano and chromatic harmonica, Scott Ambush on bass, Benny Harrison on keyboard, guitar and vocals and Chris Infusino on drums and special musical friends.

Family Fun Nights at Shipyard Park- Tuesday, August 28th, 7pm to 8pm

Performance by Polka Dot, also known as Ron Albanese

Spaghetti Dinner Block Party – Thursday August 30th, 5pm to 8pm

Location is Sinatra Drive walkway between 1st and 2nd Streets.

Tickets on sale through Monday August  27th

Price: $20 for adults, $10 for children, $12 for seniors,  $200 to reserve a table of 10.

Dinner includes 4 kinds of pasta, meatballs, sausage, eggplant rollatini, salad, assorted rolls and breads plus dessert.
Performances by Sinatra Idol winners: David Arellano and Greg Myers

For more info go to link: www.hobokennj.org/spaghetti-dinner-block-party

A big thanks to the generous sponsors for this year’s Summer events in Hoboken….

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, administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Thomas A. Degise, County Executive and The Board of Chosen Freeholders.

For further information, please call Geri Fallo at (201) 420-2207.

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September 2, 2011

Hoboken Spaghetti Dinner Recap from 9/1

Filed under: Food,Hoboken — Tags: , , , — TheBoken @ 3:30 PM

Last night, the Hoboken Annual Spaghetti Dinner was very well attended once again. The weather was perfect and the views were great along the Hoboken Downtown waterfront. As mentioned earlier, two members of the Hoboken Superheroes were in attendance (Batman and Robin) as well as Hoboken politicians including Mayor Dawn Zimmer. Here are some photos of the event…

2011 Hoboken Spaghetti Dinner

The food was very good as has been tradition for several years. The restaurant that does the catering makes great meatballs. Just about everyone TheBokenunscientifically polled raved about them.

Spaghetti

Sausage and Meatballs

Bread 1

And here is an inovative use of the Hoboken OEM row boat: Ice cooler!

 

Emily Turonis was the musical guest last night and played with musicians such as keyboardist Steve Tetti and guitarist Paul Steinman.

Emily Turonis and Band 1

Here is a brief clip of one of their songs performed last night…

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