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New Jersey City University presents “Spring 2009 Open House,” including campus tours, information sessions and more on April 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on campus, 2039 Kennedy Blvd. in Jersey City. Refreshments will be served; registration will be held from 9 to 10 a.m. For more information, please call (201) 200-3234.
The Hoboken Historical Museum presents “Great Hoboken Auction,” an annual silent-auction event, featuring antiques, collectibles, gift certificates, and merchandise in the Shipyard Complex at 13th Street on Saturday, April 25 at 5:30 p.m. A live auction begins at 7:30 p.m. including a private tour of Macy’s Parade Studios, paintings, framed historic photographs, and more. Admission is $10; children under 14 are free. For more information, please visit www.hobokenmuseum.org.
The New Jersey City University Orchestra performs under the direction of Dr. Edward Raditz, featuring piano soloist Renpeng Dong, on Sunday, April 26 at 3 p.m. in Margaret Williams Theatre of Hepburn Hall, 2039 Kennedy Blvd. in Jersey City. General admission is $15; $10 for seniors, students, and group admission. For more information, please call (201) 200-3151.
Baskin-Robbins presents “31 Cent Scoop Night,” the third annual event offering 31 cent 2.5 ounce ice cream scoops at participating Baskin-Robbins in Jersey City and Union City. As part of the celebration, Baskin-Robbins will donate $10,000 to the National Volunteer Fire Council’s National Junior Firefighter Program. For more information, please visit www.baskinrobbins.com.
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.
Monroe Movement Space presents “Real Sword Training” with Grand Master Jin K. Seong every Thursday at 7 p.m. at Monroe Center for the Arts, 720 Monroe St. in Hoboken. Class are $240 for 12 weeks, $450 for 24 weeks, $850 for one year plus the purchase of a $100 uniform and $350 sword purchased after first promotional test. For more information, call instructor Raab Rashi at (201) 317-9517.
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 eventsincluding 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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