The event is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8 between noon and 5 p.m. on John F. Kennedy Boulevard East between 68th and 71st streets. The area will be closed to traffic and a rain date is scheduled for the next day, Sunday, Oct. 9.
According to Guttenberg Mayor David Delle Donna, Town Clerk Linda Martin and North Hudson Regional Fireman Anthony Casper - who along with Councilpersons Gerald Drasheff, Frank Criscione, Adela Martinez, Efrain Velez and Jennifer Credidio put together the program - there will music, food, games and more demonstrations.
Among those that will be presenting demonstrations and providing services are the North Hudson Community Action Program, which will administer blood pressure examinations free of charge; the Hudson Prenatal Consortium; the Aikido School of Self Defense; the Jersey City EMS Mass Casualty Unit; the United States Navy; the American Red Cross; the Weehawken Volunteer Ambulance Squad; the Hudson County Sheriff's Department; and the dental office of Dr. Maria Rios.
In addition, presentations will be made by the Bergen County Office of Emergency Management, T&L Dance Center, Premier Dance Center, Hadar Harel the Clown; the N.J. State Division of Family Services; food supplied by Outback Steak House and Antonio's Pizzeria; breast cancer awareness information from the American Cancer Society; and the famous Smoke House of the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Company in which youngsters are placed in a demonstration room that catches on fire and taught how to escape a smoke filled environment.
"The Highlight of course will be the many games that will be available for the kids," says Mayor Delle Donna, "and our attendance has been growing every year so we look forward to another terrific Kids Day."