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Willie McBride’s hosts “Hockey Night in Hoboken,” featuring special guests NHL Stanley Cup champion Jim Dowd and Ken Daneyko, on May 9 at 7 p.m. at Willie McBride’s, 616 Grand St. in Hoboken. The night includes raffles, signed memorabilia, ticket giveaways and more to benefit Jim Dowd’s Shoot for the Stars Foundation. There sis a $25 donation for admission. Reserve tickets at www.neco.com/hockeynight.
DeBaun presents “A Year With Frog and Toad,” a musical based on a popular children’s story, from May 8 through May 17 at the DeBaun Auditorium, Fifth and Hudson streets in Hoboken. Admission is $15; $10 for students, seniors and children. A children’s musical theater workshop will be held in conjunction with the event from May 9 through May 17 before the performances, for $20 including admission. For more information, please call (201) 216-8937.
New Jersey City University presents “Intrapersonal Relations,” an exhibit featuring sheet metal formed into organic shapes by Melanie Vasa of Boonton, on Monday, May 4 through May 15 in Hepburn Hall, 2039 Kennedy Blvd. in Jersey City. Gallery hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, please call (201) 200-3246.
The New Jersey Parents Foundation seeks nominations for “Parents of the Year,” an annual award given to parents showing outstanding dedication to their children and community and will be recognized on July 26. For nominating guidelines, contact Linda Haft (201) 842-8863 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Park Performing Arts Center presents “Showtime! 2009” a fundraiser for the center held on Thursday, May 7 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Park Theater, 560 32nd St. in Union City. Event features two-tier cocktail reception, food from area restaurants, live music, and more. For more information, please call (201) 865-6980.
The Jersey City Museum needs photographs for “I Love Jersey City: Everybody Counts,” a follow-up series to last year’s popular “I Love Jersey City” campaign. Send 4x6 inch images of people who live, work or play in Jersey City to: I Love Jersey City: Everybody Counts, Jersey City Museum, P.O. Box 428, Jersey City, NJ 07303. For more information, call (201) 413-0303.
The Cypher Movement open art, poetry slam at 7:30 p.m. every fourth Friday of the month at Jordan’s Lounge, 247 Newark Ave. in Jersey City. For more information, visit: www.cyphermovement.com.
Hoboken Happy Hour group has upcoming events for locals. This is an excellent way to network, make new friends, and try new places in town. For more information, visit www.hobokenhappyhourgroup.com
The Hoboken Ski Club has upcoming social and athletic events including weekly happy hour parties. All activities are open for members. The annual membership for the 2009 season is on sale now. The group meets every Tuesday night at McBride’s in Hoboken. For more information, visit: www.hobokenskiclub.com.
Open Mics: Art House Productions, the first Thursday of the month at 1 McWilliams Place, in the old St. Francis building on the roof, Jersey City. Visit: www.arthouseproductions.org.
Bayonne Arts Factory, every Wednesday night starting at 8 p.m. Visit: www.arts-factory.com.
B.H. open mic for stand up, sketch, musical comedy hosted by Melissa Surach, every other Tuesday, 8 p.m., at Toy Eaters Studios in the GRAFS building, Jersey City. Visit: www.melissasurach.blogspot.com
Brennan Courthouse Music Series, visit: www.hudsoncountynj.org.
People’s Open Mic hosts every Tuesday at Goldhawk, 936 Park Ave., Hoboken. Call: (201) 420-7989.
Wild Rover Pub, at 7103 Park Ave. in Guttenberg, hosts every Sunday at 10 p.m. All musicians, comics and poets are welcome. Call: (201) 662-9453.
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