The Glam Jam Beauty Brunch/ MakeMeUp & Sip

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The Glam Jam Beauty Brunch Ages 5 -12
Saturday, Feb 17th 11am – 2:30pm

The Beautique by Crowned Social located at 391 Avenue C

Brunch, Mini Facials, Makeup & Sip (Pink Lemonade), Confidence building, Karaoke, Dancing, Photo Shoot (Must wear pink)

We are super excited about this event!

And for this specific party they are creating UNICORN LOOKS!!

Please don’t let your little girls miss this!

What you need to know:

This will be a drop off event. – Unfortunately, parents are unable to stay for the entire event due to the lack of space. However, parents are able to stay the first 30min and come back 30 min early to enjoy the end. Pictures and Videos will be taken. | Media release forms and drop off waivers must be filled out upon arrival.

Should you have any questions, please contact us directly via social media (@crownedsocial) or text 201-844-8344.

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Support Cancer Research

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The 9th Annual James N. Rentas Walk to raise money for cancer research is slated for Sept. 18 at Stephen R. Gregg Hudson County Park.

The event is held by the family of James N. Rentas, a Bayonne resident for 44 years who died Nov. 21, 2007, after battling colorectal cancer “with unfailing optimism and dignity” for more than seven years, a press release stated.

Proceeds from the walk, which is set to begin at 9 a.m. at Kennedy Boulevard and 48th Street, will benefit Dr. Nancy Kemeny’s Pump Research Fund at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

The event relies on sponsors to assist in underwriting the cost of the event and to meet its fundraising goal, the release stated. If you would like to learn more about sponsorship opportunities, please visit the walk’s website at www.jnr5kwalk.com.

Over 700 walkers are anticipated at the walk, which will feature a DJ, giveaways and team awards. Participants can register online at the walk’s website.

Registration forms can also be picked up at The Wellness Center located at 11 W. 25th St. Registration will also open at the park on Sept. 18 at 8 a.m.

BEOF Moving Forward, with Rebranding & Fundraiser

2016-08-10_14-35-22The Bayonne Economic Opportunity Foundation will host “Exalt to Excellence, the White Party,” its inaugural fundraiser.

The BEOF event will be held at the BCB Pavilion, 301 Chosin Few Way, on Saturday, Sept. 17. The event will feature live entertainment from old-school Philly Soul group The Stylistics Review and will feature The Urban Guerilla Orchestra.

Since it is a “white party,” guests are asked to wear white clothing, but not formal wear.

“Dance the night away and enjoy the tastes of an assortment of fabulous dishes as we honor local community members for the impact they’ve made in the lives of Bayonne residents,” said BEOF Executive Director Samantha Howard.

The BEOF provides a wide range of services to improve the quality of life for and to assist low-income, handicapped and elderly residents of Bayonne and Hudson County so that these beneficiaries can become self-sufficient.

At the event, the BEOF will honor great work and public service.

“At the BEOF, we believe that excellence is a journey, not a destination,” Howard said. “Exalt to Excellence will be an annual event to honor those in the community who travel that road, by consistently demonstrating the qualities and commitment to go above and beyond in order to help others.”

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Senior Discounts

c3286a6f51f84cfbvia NJ.com – Produce market vouchers — good for the Bayonne farmers’ market and other select locations — are available for low-income seniors through the city’s Office on Aging, city officials announced.

The Bayonne farmers’ market is held on Tuesdays through Oct. 25, 2016, from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Fitzpatrick Park, located on Avenue C between 26th and 27th streets. The Office On Aging will indicate the locations of other approved farmers’ markets to the voucher recipients.

The program is targeted for residents 60 and older whose income level is at or below 185 percent of the federally defined poverty level.

Interested seniors can apply for the vouchers at the Office On Aging in Room 17 of City Hall between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Mondays and Fridays only, starting on Monday, July 11. Applications will be accepted until all vouchers have been distributed.

Applicants must have valid identification for Bayonne residency and proof of age and income. They can prove their qualifying income status in one of two ways:

— Those on Medicaid can show a Medicaid card.

— Those not on Medicaid must provide physical proof of income with appropriate documentation.

Qualified seniors will each receive five $5 vouchers to be used for the purchase of fresh, locally-grown New Jersey fruits and vegetables from farmers who participate in the program. Some consumer items, such as nuts, buttered corn, bakery products and pre-cooked and frozen dinners are not eligible for the voucher program, even if they are sold at farmers’ markets.

The voucher program is a joint venture with the New Jersey 5-A-Day Program, the state Department of Agriculture, the state Department of Health and Senior Services, and the Hudson County Office On Aging.

Summer Sounds by the Bay

Bayonne will host cool grooves with the Summer Sounds by the Bay concert series every Wednesday this July and August.

The first concert in July, featuring the Marty Hoff Big Band, took place tomorrow, July 6, as part of Bayonne’s Independence Day celebration.

A full schedule of the summer concert series is as follows:

Wednesday, July 13, 7 p.m.: Sunset Soundz

Wednesday, July 20, 7 p.m.: The Mahoney Brothers

Wednesday, July 27, 7 p.m.: The 1910 Fruitgum Company

Wednesday, Aug. 3, 7 p.m.: Large Flowerheads

Wednesday, Aug. 10, 7 p.m.: Gerard Esposito & His Trio

Wednesday, Aug. 17, 7 p.m.: Beginnings

Wednesday, Aug. 24, 7 p.m.: The Nerds

The concerts will be held at the amphitheater on the lower level of DiDomenico-16th Street Park, which is located between Avenue A and Newark Bay.

Guess what’s back in Bayonne

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Bayonne Farmers’ Market has returned for its fifth season. Now open on Tuesdays from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  It will run through October 25, 2016, rain or shine.  The market will take place at a new location this year, Fitzpatrick Park, which is located on Avenue C, between 26th and 27th Streets.  Fitzpatrick Park stands across the street from the south side of City Hall.

Mayor Davis said, “The Bayonne Farmers’ Market has become a popular feature of our community.  We welcome the 2016 Farmers’ Market to the City Hall neighborhood, which will provide a great central location for Bayonne shoppers.

Participants this year will include both new and returning Famers’ Market businesses. The Opening Day lineup of participants includes:  Lizzmonade, Baker’s Bounty (coming in June), The Empanada Lady, Paolo’s Kitchen, Just Delicious Kettle Corn, Dr. Pickle, Gourment Fruits and Nuts, Mike’s Bagel Chips, The Farmer and the Chick Pea (formerly City Girls), High Mountain Foods, Outer Limits Hot Sauce (joining in July), Pimento Grill (Caribbean Foods), JC Fish Stand, and Sparties Mobile Spa.

Last season, the Bayonne Farmers’ Market offered a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program with Ort Farms.  CSA allows city residents to have direct access to high quality, fresh produce grown locally by regional farmers. When you become a member of a CSA, you’re purchasing a “share” of vegetables. Weekly, from May until October, your farmer will deliver that share of produce to the Market for pick-up. CSA members pay for an entire season of produce upfront. This early bulk payment enables your farmer to plan for the season, purchase new seed, make equipment repairs, and more. Bayonne’s CSA was very successful last year and will be returning again this year.  The famers’ market CSA program is unique in that it is customizable, so customers only get the produce that they want each week.  Registration is ongoing.  The first date for CSA pick-up is May 31. The CSA program offers three options: full, half and personal shares.  CSA is a twenty-one week operation, from May 31 through October 25, with an assumption that. each customer has one week of vacation from the program.  Eggs or cheese can be added to your share.  Flexible payment plans are available.

More information and CSA applications can be found on the Bayonne Farmers’ Market Facebook page or at www.ortfarms.com.  The link to the Farmers’ Market Facebook page ishttps://www.facebook.com/BayonneFarmersMarket/.