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The Division of Recreation Special Needs Dinner-Dance!

Recreation - 9/19/2017 12:14:00 PM

The Division of Recreation will be hosting a Special Needs Dinner-Dance on Friday, September 29, 2017 at Cape Liberty Cruise Port! The event will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Great food and entertainment!

Tickets are $25. All proceeds to go towards Division of Recreation Special Needs Sports.

Fore more information, contact Pete Amadeo at 201-858-6129 or email BAYONNEREC@AOL.COM.

Kids' Travel Club to go to Rebounderz Indoor Trampoline Arena & Arcade!

Recreation - 9/19/2017 10:21:00 AM

Division of Recreation’s Travel Club for Kids’ next trip will be to REBOUNDERZ INDOOR TRAMPOLINE ARENA AND ARCADE on Saturday, September 30, 2017.

“Rebounderz” features a 41,000 square foot state of the art facility in Edison, New Jersey. They feature two arena style trampoline jumpers with rebounding floors and angled rebounding sidewalls.

Rebounderz of Edison provides a safe environment for people of all ages. There is also a Foam Pit and arcade!

All campers will get trampoline and foam pit action!

Registration will be on a first come, first served basis. The first 40 club members who return their permission slips will be guaranteed a spot on the bus. Please register early to avoid being turned away.

THE COST OF THE TRIP IS $21.00. The $21.00 INCLUDES 60 minutes of jump, Lunch (1 slice of pizza, a bottle of water and a bag of chips) and an arcade game card.
For further information on the Rebounderz Arena, you can visit their website at www.rebounderzedison.com

The bus will be leaving from the upper level of 16th Street Park at 9:00am SHARP! Sign-in will begin at 8:30am. Return time is expected to be at approximately 12:30p.m.

For more information, contact Pete Amadeo at 201-858-6129 or email BAYONNEREC@AOL.COM.

Bayonne Farmers’ Market Cancelled on September 19

AAA - 9/18/2017 3:01:00 PM

The Bayonne Farmers’ Market that was scheduled for Tuesday, September 19, 2017, has been cancelled, due to the expected inclement weather.

Latin American Hair Grand Opening

AAA - 9/18/2017 10:57:00 AM

Ribbon-Cutting at new location of Latin American Hair: City officials and business representatives joined the staff of Latin American Hair for a ribbon-cutting at their larger, new location at 12 East 22nd Street.  Owner Fabiola Fernandez (cutting ribbon at center) thanked God, her employees, her family, the Bayonne community, and her customers for twenty-eight years in the hair salon business.  Among those standing on the right side of the photo are City Council President Sharon Ashe-Nadrowski, Second Ward Council Member Sal Gullace, Third Ward Council Member Gary LaPelusa, Council Member At-Large Juan Perez, Chamber of Commerce representative Conchita Smith, and First Ward Council Member Tom Cotter.  Trinidad De La Rosa (far left) represented Rising Tide Capital at the ceremony.  Latin American Hair moved from Broadway to the new location on East 22nd Street, which was occupied in the past by the Mt. Carmel Florist Shop.

Nashville & New Jersey Musicians to Play in Bayonne to Benefit Baytown, Texas Hurricane Victims

AAA - 9/18/2017 10:29:00 AM

Mayor Jimmy Davis of Bayonne announced that plans are taking shape for the Bayonne to Baytown Benefit Concert which is set for Friday, September 22, from 6:00-10:00 p.m. on the lower level of DiDomenico-16th Street Park.  Proceeds will benefit the flood victims in Baytown, Texas.   Mayor Davis said, “This concert will give Bayonne residents a special opportunity to help the residents of Baytown.  I know we can count the generosity of our residents at this time of great need in Texas.”

A variety of musicians will play at the concert free of charge. Bands will play at the amphitheater that is the site of Bayonne’s Summer  Sounds concert series. 

             

Nationally known Nashville recording artist Joe Bayer plays country and country rock music.  He was named Entertainer of the Year by County Blast Radio in 2015.  He has performed at clubs in the metropolitan area, and played last year at the Bayonne Community Museum.Rocco and the Mob is a New Jersey-based, seven-piece band that plays classic rock.  The Mob is a tight rhythm section fueled by driving horns.

The Blue Dawg Band is a Bayonne-based group that is known for playing blues and classic rock at local venues.  Band member Terry Young recruited the talent for the benefit concert.

Several other local musical acts will take part in the program, and will be announced.  The Artist Avenue Performers will sing the National Anthem, under the direction of Melissa Rada.

Mayor Davis will serve as master of ceremonies.

The Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation (BEOF), Bayonne’s community action organization, will accept donations of any size in lieu of a set admission fee.  Checks should be made payable to the BEOF with “Baytown” written in the memo portion of the check.  Donations can also be made online at beof.org.  To make online donations on the BEOF website, please follow the logo for Hurricane Harvey donations and click on it.  That will bring you to the donation page. The BEOF will act as the recipient of tax-deductible donations to assist the people of Baytown. The BEOF will disburse funds to Baytown following the concert. Admission to the concert will be based on a free-will offering. No donation will be considered too large or too small. At the concert, there will be a table set up to accept electronic donations.  Cash donations will also be accepted, but checks and electronic donations are preferred for reasons of security and tax-deductibility.

            

To inquire about sponsorships, please contact Recreation Supervisor Pete Amadeo at 201-858-6129. Local vendors who are willing to donate their profits to the BEOF for the Bayonne to Baytown project should contact Mr. Amadeo to apply to participate in the September 22 event.

To ensure sufficient seating for the event, members of the audience are encouraged to bring their own chairs. 

            

We look forward to seeing the people of Bayonne supporting our brothers and sisters in Baytown at the concert on September 22.



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