January 2011 Newsletter

10 Jul 2011, Posted by admin in News You Can Use
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VAN VORST PARK ASSOCIATION

NEWSLETTER January 2011

Barrow Mansion

83 Wayne Street, Jersey City

Email: mail@vvpa.org

VISIT OUR WEBSITE: WWW.VVPA.ORG

We meet the 3rd Tuesday of each month.

Everyone is welcome!

January 18th 7:30 pm

Open to the Public– Meeting agenda:

Ward E Councilman

Steve Fulop

Steve will be updating us on the latest Jersey City affairs. You’ve got concerns, problems,

questions? Budget, taxes, school board…whatever it is-

Steve will do his best to address them all.

Wednesday January 19th @1-3pm Old Time Wakes

Bob Leach, Director-Jersey City Historical Project

Enchanted us last year at the VVPA with his delightful tale of The Shantytown Dead. This time Bob’s stories will recall the homey dignity of the old time wakes – with a slight touch of human comedy. If you have the afternoon, don’t miss Bob! He is a Jersey City Treasure!

Wednesday January 19th @7-9pm Civic JC Presents: Jersey City Budget Forum CivicJC is sponsoring a major forum on the budget process in Jersey City, featuring innovative proposals on the city’s near-and long-term fiscal health. Among the presenters will be Jersey City’s Business Administrator Jack Kelly. All interested members of the media and general public are invited. City Hall Council Chambers 280 Grove Street. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.

Friday January 21st @ 6-9pm Creative Grove Fundraiser Madame Claude Wine 234 Pavonia at Hamilton Square. Join your Creative Grove Artists and Activists for an evening of delicious wines, cheeses and smooth beats by DJPastiche. Relax with us and enjoy good company and the familiar Creative Grove atmosphere… Tickets are $20 per person and include a special Thank You gift for you from the Creative Grove community.

Saturday January 22nd @ 8pm

Art House Productions 5th Annual SNOW BALL

A Champagne Gala to benefit Art House Productions’ landmark 10th season of arts programs

Light Fare * Live Music * Silent Auction

Gypsy jazz from Manouche Bag DJ George “Soul” Fernandez to follow $70 general admission— Info at www.arthouseproductions.org

Sunday January 23rd @4pm Con Vivo Music for the New Year at Grace Van Vorst 39 Erie Street.

The Con Vivo Quartet: Yon Joo Lee, Mazz Swift, Amelia Hollander Ames, Yoed Nir open their 5th season. Warm yourselves with wonderful music, joyously played, and hot chocolate at intermission.

Music by Philip Glass, Dmitri Shostakovich, & Mazz Swift (world premiere). Free of charge and open to the public. Children’s play area for families.

Tuesday January 25, 2011 – 7:00pm – 9:00pm The East District Captain’s Meeting is scheduled for the M.S.4 (Bright and Varick St.).Captain Connors, East District Commander, will discuss crime in the East District and respond to all questions, issues and concerns. The Captain’s Meeting is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. We encourage and hope to see you at the Captain’s Meeting.

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