Holiday Hudson Reporter advertising deadlines
Because of the Thanksgiving Day holiday, some of the Hudson Reporter newspapers will have special advertising deadlines.
For The Secaucus Reporter, The North Bergen Reporter, The Union City Reporter, The West New York Reporter, and The Weehawken Reporter, the deadline for classified and display advertising is Tuesday, Nov. 23, at noon.
The office will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 25, for the holiday. It will reopen on Friday, Nov. 26. If you have questions about these deadlines or any other issue, please call (201) 798-7800. Also check www.hudsonreporter.com.
Weehawken Recreation offers art lessons for teens and adults
Weehawken Recreation is offering art lessons for Weehawken residents ages 13 through 16 and 16 to adult on Wednesday evenings beginning Dec. 1 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in Weehawken High School Art Room No. 1. No experience is necessary.
This class is taught by Weehawken resident and artist Carol Kravitz, who has studied with several contemporary artists and whose work has regularly been featured in exhibitions and juried shows.
To register, call Weehawken Recreation at (201) 319-6061 or e-mail email@example.com.
Weehawken Library launches free tutoring program
The Weehawken Library is launching a free tutoring program open to students in grades 1 through 12 who are Weehawken residents.
Sessions in elementary math through pre-calculus, as well as history, English, and vocabulary are being offered by two volunteer former Weehawken public school teachers. Math tutoring is available Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. History, English, and Vocabulary sessions are available on Wednesday afternoons. All sessions are at the library and by appointment only.
For more information, call the library at (201) 863-7823.
PAC announces 2010 ‘Art for the Park’ fundraiser
Park PAC is proud to announce its second annual “Art for the Park” fundraiser with a community day event and silent art auction. The events will take place at the Park PAC, 560 32nd St. in Union City.
The community day event will take place Dec. 4 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the main lobby. There will be vendor tables, music, food, beverages, arts and crafts, raffles, and performances by Bboy Chief 69, belly dancer Caridad Rivera, and many others. There is a suggested donation of $5 at the door to benefit the Children’s Art Program.
The silent art auction will take place Dec. 4 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and will feature works of internationally renowned artists such as John “Crash” Matos, jewelry designer Javiera Magaly, photographer Alexander “Zeus” Huezo, and many other upcoming artists. Music will be provided by DJ Ziggy Roman. All proceeds from art sales and donations support the 2010 Children’s Art Program.
For more information, contact Lily Arango at (201) 238-0025 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Foundation announces scholarship for college-level Hispanic students
The Hispanic Business Council Scholarship Foundation of NJ, Inc. (HBCSF) announced that applications are now being accepted for the annual scholarship and book stipend awards for current college and college-bound Hispanic students for the 2011-2012 school term.
Open to all N.J. residents of Hispanic heritage, the application can be accessed through www.hbcsf.org. Applications and all required information must be postmarked by Monday, Feb. 28, 2011. Scholarships of up to $4,000 each will be disbursed directly to the college or university of the student’s choice during the 2011-2012 school term. HBCSF also awards $1,000 book stipends.
Interviews and the final award selection will be completed by the end of March and the scholarships will be presented at the Foundation’s 20th Annual Scholarship Gala on Thursday, May 12, 2011.
Information about the 2010 scholarship recipients, previous scholarship recipients, and the organization's gala can be accessed at www.hbcsf.org or requested by e-mail to email@example.com.
‘Green Friday’ Nature Walk and Talk to be held Nov. 26
On Friday, Nov. 26, New Jersey Meadowlands Commission and Bergen County Audubon Society will hold a “Green Friday” Nature Walk and Talk, with the walk from 10 a.m. to 11:45 p.m. and the talk from noon to 1 p.m.
In this free program at DeKorte Park, participants will explore the Marsh Discovery Trail, looking for waterfowl and raptors, and explore other parts of the park as time allows. A bring-your-own brown bag lunch in the Meadowlands Environment Center’s Visitors Center follows. Participants can attend either or both events. Participants will meet outside the Environment Center at 9:45 a.m.
Check www.meadowblog.net for last-minute weather updates. To reserve a spot, contact Jim Wright at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (201) 460-2002.
NJMC Flyway Gallery hosts 2010 Employee Art Exhibit in November
The New Jersey Meadowlands Commission’s 2010 Employee Art Exhibit is on display at the Meadowlands Environment Center’s Flyway Gallery now until Dec. 2.
The environmentally themed show includes nature and landscape photography by commission staffers Jim Wright and Lou Coviello, and digital inkjet prints by Lisa Cameron.
“The NJMC Employee Art Exhibit presents a wonderful opportunity for the commission to share the exceptional artistic talent of its staff with their colleagues and the public,” said Robert Ceberio, executive director of the NJMC. The Flyway Gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For more information, visit www.njmeadowlands.gov or call (201) 460-8300.
NY Waterway offers holiday specials
NY Waterway’s commuter ferries offer a convenient and family-friendly way to come to New York and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Big Apple during the holiday season.
NY Waterway passengers are eligible for a free round-trip ride from Port Imperial in Weehawken to the West 39th Street Terminal when purchasing tickets to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular through Dec. 30 and when purchasing tickets to Wintuk from Cirque du Soleil at the WaMu Theater at MSG through Jan. 2, 2011. Parents and children who show their ferry receipt along with a $20 retail purchase at the American Girl store will receive a free photo studio sitting, an offer valid through Dec. 31 and available at any participating American Girl Place.
NY Waterway Tours also offers a New Year’s Eve cruise to ring in 2011. Tours depart at 10 p.m. from West 38th Street and the Hudson River Park in Manhattan; Port Imperial in Weehawken; Hoboken at 14th Street; and the Hoboken Rail Ferry Terminal.
For information and schedules, call 1-800-53-FERRY or click on www.nywaterway.com.
To take advantage of the ride free when you purchase your ticket to the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, use code NYW when you visit radiocitychristmas.com or call the Christmas Hotline at (866) 858-0007. To take advantage of the free ride when you purchase your ticket to Wintuk from Cirque du Soleil use code NYWIN when you visit cirquedusoleil.com/Wintuk or call Ticketmaster at (866) 858-0007. For more information on the American Girl offer, please call (877) 247-5223 or visit americangirl.com.