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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 Associated Humane Society presents “Shelters Rock,” a concert by Elliot Murphy and Jann Close to benefit the Associated Humane Society/Popcorn Park on April 25 at 7 p.m. at Maxwells, 1039 Washington St. in Hoboken. For tickets or more information, visit www.maxwellsnj.com.
Hijoys Y Amigos de Fomento presents “Hispanic-American Artists Exhibition 2009” featuring over sixty artists from 18 nationalities on Sunday, April 19 from noon to 5 p.m. at Hijoys Y Amigos de Fomento, 522 38th St. in Union City. For more information, please call (201) 865-4562.
The Hudson Theatre Ensemble presents “Comic Potential” a comic play about love by Alan Ayckbourn on April 17th and 18th at 8 p.m. and April 19th at 3 p.m. at the Hudson School Performance Space, 601 Park Ave. in Hoboken. Tickets are $16; $12 for students and seniors. For more information, please call (201) 377-7014.
The Hoboken Happy Hour Group presents “HHH Spring Fling,” a great way to socialize and meet new people. It’s also the group’s six-year celebration. Meet them at the Melting Pot, 100 Sinatra Dr. in Hoboken, featuring drinking games, card games, a raffle, and more on April 18 from 2 to 6 p.m. $15 cover charge includes a $10 Melting Pot dipping card, one shot of Russian Standard, and a raffle ticket. Drink specials all night long. For more information, please visit www.hobokenhappyhourgroup.com.
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.
Jersey City Museum presents sixth annual Artrageous Ball 2009, featuring dinner, dancing, a silent auction, 50/50 raffle and more at the brand-new Westin Jersey City located in the waterfront district in Jersey City, 479 Washington Blvd., on Thursday, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. For more information, please call (201) 413-0303 ext. 104 or visit www.artrageousball.com.
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 events including 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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