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Spaghettiaoke & Graziella’s Gravies 2014

8th Annual Spaghettiaoke & Graziella’s Gravies Contest in Hoboken!

Back again for 2014! Mark your calendars for this Saturday, March 29th from 6-9pm!

“Enjoy a fabulous spaghetti dinner, (off-key) Karaoke, and sleep well knowing your contributions went to a good cause. There will be a cash bar, and if you’re feeling lucky enter your homemade “gravy” (i.e. red sauce) into the Graziella’s Gravies contest and win prizes. Tickets on sale at church rectory or call 201-659-0369.”

Our Lady of Grace Church (4th and Willow), Saturday March 29th from 6pm to 9pm.

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HCA Texas Hold ‘Em Night

Hoboken Catholic Academy Texas Hold’ Em Night – Feb. 28th

This Friday, February 28th starting at 6:30pm, the Hoboken Catholic Academy is proud to offer their First Annual Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Night. Lots of prizes to be had, including a $1500 Visa card, as well as a 50/50 raffle.

The event is open to both Poker players and anyone else interested in attending. Admittance options are:

All who attend will enjoy open bar and delicious dinner buffet. And remember HCA is the only Catholic School in Hoboken, and is partially kept afloat by fundraisers like this. So even if you don’t play poker, you can still donate and socialize at the event! You can learn more at hobokencatholic.org.

Enjoy!

Hoboken Catholic Academy Texas Hold'em Poker Night

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The Vagina Monologues

Stevens presents Vagina Monologues

Want an el cheapo form of entertainment, while supporting our local college, Stevens Institute? Then mark your calendars for Thursday, February 27th at 9pm. The Women’s Fencing Team at Stevens is having a fundraiser. $5 bucks gets you into DeBaun Auditorium for a production of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues. The proceeds will be re-directed to a domestic violence charity called WomenRising, Inc.

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Hoboken Volunteers Chili Cookoff 2014

5th Annual Hoboken Volunteers Chili Cookoff – Feb. 23rd

Mark your calendars for the 5th Annual Hoboken Volunteers Chili Cookoff and Homebrewing contest which takes place on February 23, 2014 from 2pm to 6pm over at the Hoboken Elks Lodge (10th & Washington.)

Advance tickets are $30 per person, and includes Chili and Beer samplings – as well as a “commemorative” cup. Cost goes up to $40 at the door. You can purchase tickets online here.

Entertainment provided by Gravy Train.

This year’s event benefits the Jubilee Center.

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Jersey Cares Coat Drive

Jersey Cares Coat Drive at Little Town Hoboken – January 28th

It feels like the coldest day of the winter today – so mark your calendars for “Get Toasty with Jersey Cares: A Coat Drive Happy Hour at Little Town NJ” next week!

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Manzo Brothers join Jersey Cares Coat Drive

“Please join Jersey Cares on Tuesday, January 28, 2014 from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at Little Town New Jersey for a Coat Drive Happy Hour to support the 18th Annual Jersey Cares Coat Drive.

Albie and Chris Manzo, stars of the Real Housewives of New Jersey, will be behind the bar serving drinks, including the Warm and Fuzzy and the Coat Hanger—two Coat Drive signature cocktails.

Your $10 admission automatically enters you into a raffle for exciting prizes, and each gently used coat you bring to donate gets you one additional ticket. Little Town New Jersey will provide exciting drink specials, and 15% of the proceeds from the evening’s event will benefit the good work of Jersey Cares. You can buy your ticket online here and read more information about the 18th Annual Jersey Cares Coat Drive here. Space is limited.

Little Town New Jersey is located on the Hoboken waterfront at 310 Sinatra Drive, steps away from the PATH and mass transit.

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Hoboken Police Toy & Food Drive

Hoboken Police and Fire “Fill the Bus” Toy Drive

Hoboken Police Toy Drive ThanksThe 2nd annual “Fill The Bus” Toy Drive, hosted by the Hoboken Police and Fire Departments was extremely successful. With the help of the generous Hoboken community, about 120 children will be able to have a new toy this Christmas. The toys were donated to many places including the Tomorrow’s Children Fund, The Hoboken University Medical Center, Children of Essex County Inmates, Bears for Hugs in Little Ferry, and Stevens Institute of Technology.

We couldn’t have done this without the help of the Hoboken Motorcycle Club, The Hoboken Special Needs Parent Group, and the Wallace School Peer Leadership Program.

We would also like to thank the toy drop off locations at Baby Gap (222 Washington St), Servpro of Hoboken and Union City (51 Fairmount Avenue, Jersey City), The World of Wonder Day Care (133 Harrison St) and Work it Out Fitness Boutique (603 Willow Avenue).

We would also like to give a special thank you to Mrs. Durando from The Wallace School, Dena Russell from the Hoboken Special Needs Parent Group, Captain Nick Goldsack from the Hoboken Fire Department, Hoboken A&P Manager John Bincoletto, and Ms. Malenda from Hoboken High School. Without them, this wouldn’t have been possible. Lastly, thanks to everyone who donated toys to give to the children in need and to the members of the Hoboken Police and Fire department for donating their time. It was much appreciated. “We like to do things like this to be an integral part of this community,” said Sgt. Melissa Gigante.

(Written by: Rachel Feinstein, Hoboken HS Media Literacy and Journalism student.)

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