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IT’S RELATIVE – The New Jersey Meadowlands Commission presents “Einstein – The Man Behind the Science” on Thursday, Jan. 24 from 2 to 3 p.m., open to all ages. (See brief.)
IT’S RELATIVE – The New Jersey Meadowlands Commission presents “Einstein – The Man Behind the Science” on Thursday, Jan. 24 from 2 to 3 p.m., open to all ages. (See brief.)
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North Bergen Free Public Library presents events and reading incentive

Mayor Nicholas J. Sacco, the Board of Trustees, and Library Director Mrs. Sai Rao have announced the library’s winter/spring programs, which began on Jan. 14 and run through June 14. The programs vary, and are intended for audiences from early childhood to teens and adults.

Registration is open to North Bergen and Guttenberg residents. Residents interested must register in person, and proof of age and residency is required. Registration is limited and began on Monday, Jan. 7 at 9 a.m. The North Bergen Public Library is located at 8411 Bergenline Ave.

For more information contact the North Bergen Public Library at (201) 869-4715.

Adam Kowalczyk will perform an acoustic concert at the library on Saturday, Jan. 26, beginning at 5 p.m. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. For more information call (201) 869-4715 or visit www.nbpl.org.

Palermo Pizzeria & Restaurant has joined with The North Bergen Free Public Library’s Reading Incentive Program. The restaurant is located at 7407 Broadway and will give away a free slice of cheese pizza to any child once 10 books are checked-out. Vouchers can be obtained in the Children’s Department of the library. For more information call (201) 869-4715 or visit www.nbpl.org.

Upcoming Care-A-Van Screening event

North Bergen’s Continental Drugs, 7211 Broadway, will sponsor a Care-A-Van screening on Thursday, Jan. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Guests will take a glimpse into the life and times of Albert Einstein with MEC’s Dr. Victoria Madden on Thursday, Jan. 24 from 2 to 3 p.m., which is open to all ages. The event is called “Einstein – The Man Behind the Science” which will allow guests to learn about the revolutionary physicist’s education, philosophy and family life. In addition to discussion, guests will examine a collection of Einstein memorabilia. Admission is $5 and $4 for MEC members. It will be held at the Meadowlands Environment Center which is located at 2 DeKorte Park Plaza in Lyndshurst.

For more information call (201) 460-8300 or visit www.njmeadowlands.gov/ec.

Guttenberg announces Senior Bus Schedule

Seniors can take advantage of the town’s free bus service to visit various shopping locations from Monday through Friday. Guttenberg seniors can be picked up at 69th and Broadway; 68th and Boulevard East, 7005 Boulevard East, 7000 Boulevard East; 69th and Park Ave.; along with all of 68th or 70th Westbound to Bergenline.

For further information contact (201) 868-2315 ext. 152 or Tony, the bus driver, at (201) 424-9494.

Senior trips are sponsored by Mayor Gerald Drasheff and the Town Council.

Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center announces first concert of 2013

The UBS Atrium Series will present its first concert of the new year, featuring the Cosmopolitan Chamber Trio on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 12:30 p.m. The Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center (HRPAC) presents this series of free lunchtime concerts in the Atrium at 1000 Harbor Boulevard in Weehawken.

The Cosmopolitan Chamber Trio is comprised of three exceptionally talented virtuosi – violinist Eric Grossman, pianist Gleb Ivanov, and saxophonist and composer Russell Peterson. Collectively they have won numerous prizes and awards and appeared at many renowned venues around the world. They will collaborate on a program of great diversity and interest, featuring the New Jersey premiere of Mr. Peterson’s own trio for saxophone, violin and piano. Another highlight will be Sweet Cecimar by Cuban composer Jorge Lopez Marin. Pieces by Maurice Ravel and Dmitri Shostakovich will round out this afternoon of masterful music-making.

The UBS Atrium Series is made possible through generous support from UBS, Hartz Mountain Industries, and the Hudson Reporter.

For further information, call the HRPAC concert info line at 201-716-4540 or visit www.hrpac.org.

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