Weekend event to benefit Margaret ‘Rovito’ Hernandez
A volleyball tournament will be held on Aug. 20 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with 100 percent of the proceeds benefitting Margaret “Rovito” Hernandez in her battle with breast cancer (see related story on cover).
The tournament will take place at Weehawken Waterfront Park and Recreation Complex. There is a 64 Team Bracket, six players per team. Registration is $25 per player. Winners will receive prize packages, championship trophies, and t-shirts. To register, contact Joe Rovito at (201) 388-1956.
Free concert will feature best of Broadway
The next free concert in the “Summer Concerts on the Hudson” series will feature music from the Golden Age of Broadway. The show will take place at Lincoln Harbor Park on the Weehawken waterfront on a special day: Monday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m.
This music and dance concert will be an original, one night only production and will feature some of musical theatre’s finest actors and singers including Klea Blackhurst, Ron Bohmer, Chuck Cooper (Tony Award winner – The Life) , Erin Davie (Theatre World award winner - Grey Gardens), Tari Kelly (direct from Broadway’s Anything Goes), N'Kenge, Noah Racey, John Viscardi, and the New York Song and Dance Company.
Summer Concerts on the Hudson is an eclectic program of free summer concerts presented by the non-profit Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center, Inc. (HRPAC). For more information, including the full schedule, directions, late-breaking concert news, and rain date information, please check the HRPAC web site – www.hrpac.org or call the concert info hotline at 201-716-4540.
Free supplies, screenings for the needy in local towns
Dvine Konektion will host an event Saturday, Aug. 20 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. called Community Outreach Day. It takes place 5516 Jefferson St. in West New York. Participants must be residents of West New York, Guttenberg, North Bergen, Union City or Weehawken.
The day will include distribution of groceries, baby items such as diapers and wipes, school supplies, new and gently used clothing, free diabetes, cholesterol, blood, and glaucoma screenings, and more.
Photo ID and proof of address is required. For more information, please call (201) 617-4484 or go to www.dvinek.org