March 2011 Newsletter

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

NEWSLETTER March 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!

Open to the Public-

Meeting agenda Tuesday March 15 7:30pm

Barrow Mansion

MARCH EDUCATION MADNESS!!

The Board of Education Elections are right around the corner in April.

Come meet two of the candidates running for Jersey City’s BOE:

CAROL HARRISON ARNOLD

& MARVIN ADAMES

SUE MACK (current BOE member)

Find out how they plan to make a difference in our school system.

SHELLY SKINNER

Director of Development for LCCS and Trustee of NJ Charter Public Schools Association

will also address our concerns.

We’ll even throw in some wine and cheese

to fuel the MADNESS!!!

Tell your neighbors-bring your friends.

coming events in our area

March 19th from 10:30 am to 12 pm

Please join Citizens’ Campaign and Civic JC for a Jersey City presentation on the “Path to Political Party Service” on Saturday, at City Hall.280 Grove Street for more information Andrew Hubsch – andrew@civicjc.org

Tuesday March 22, 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.

Friday, March 18th and every Friday 2:00pm – 8:00pm CREATIVE GROVE

The independent fierce most fabulous shuv it in the public’s face art scene in Jersey City, in the open, on GROVE street and outside the GROVE STREET PATH station is on the this FRIDAY 2 – 8 pm, music, deejays, musicians, performers, creatives, top weirdos, fringe, indy crafts, emerging designers, established artists,outdoor lounge, activism, community encouraging free expressions,

Sat. March 26th 12-2pm Walking tour of Harsimus Cove Historic District with Pat Guida part of the procedes go to the Embankment Preservation Coalition

Sat. April 9th 9am-noon LSP Salt Marsh Shoreline Cleanup come to the gate at the south end of Pesin Drive

RSVP to pesinliberty@earthlink.net

Sat April 16th 10am Walk for LSP ,Hudson County

I.A. 5k run and Earthday Festival

March 25th-April 29

SAY WHAT?, a 6-week teen poetry workshop. From slam to verse, this is a great opportunity for teens to speak their words and own their voices. Led by JC Poet and Powerhouse, Mel K. Email info@arthouseproductions.org for info.$25 registration

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