EDGEWATER – “A Great Place to Live”
By Gregory S. Franz – Borough Administrator
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
Tuesday August 7 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm at Veterans Field, 1167 River Road. “National Night Out” is sponsored by the Edgewater Police Department in cooperation with the Edgewater Fire Department and First Aid Squad. This is a national event that enhances the relationship between neighbors, law enforcement, and emergency responders, and provides a great opportunity to bring the community together under positive circumstances while promoting community partnerships, camaraderie, and making Edgewater a safer, better place to live. Music, rides, balloons, face painting, demonstrations, and refreshments for purchase.
FREE MOVIES AT VETERANS FIELD
Bring a blanket or chair and your own snacks (please clean up after yourself), and dress the kids in their pajamas. Start times at dusk or when dark enough to view the movie.
August 6 – Lion King
August 13 – Harry Potter
August 20 – Wrinkle in Time
August 27 – Black Panther
MUSIC AT THE MARINA
Every Thursday evening from 7:30pm to 9:00pm, bring a chair or blanket with a picnic basket and enjoy the cool breezes off of the river;
Aug 9 - Edgewater Arts Council Night – TBA.
Aug 16 - Alternative Groove Band – Classic Rock with Horn Section.
Aug 23 - Rapid Descent - Edgewater Group playing Pop Hits.
Aug 30 - Peus Cash – Johnny Cash/Highwaymen Classics.
Sept 6 - Rummies –Great Band and local favorite to close out the season.
VOLLEYBALL AT VETERANS FIELD
This favorite Edgewater summer pastime keeps everyone is shape from children to seniors on the “Great Lawn” at Veterans Field on Tuesday evenings ending on Tuesday August 28 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
Don't forget to check out the weekly farmers market which began on Saturday May 12 and ends on Saturday November 17 from 9am to 2pm in the Shadyside Parking Lot, 336 Old River Road. Fresh choice produce, baked goods, pickles, spices, cured meats, and much more.
4th ANNUAL SENIOR BARBECUE
Join us at the Marina for great food, games, music, and prizes on Monday August 27 from 11:30am to 2:30pm. Participate in the Brownie Baking Contest and transportation will be provided. Space is limited so call for your reservation at 201-943-1700 ext. 6003.
ANNUAL SHREDDING EVENT
The 2018 annual shredding event has been scheduled for Saturday September 9, 2018 from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the Edgewater Community Center. Bring your unwanted papers, tax returns, receipts and watch them be shredded in a state of the art shredding truck, free to residents.
SEPTEMBER 11 MEMORIAL SERVICE
This year’s September 11 Memorial Service will take place at Veterans Field 1167 River Road at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday September 11 at the 9/11 Memorial Monument by the base of the large flag. Let us not forget our three residents who perished on that fateful day, Robert M. Levine, Anne T. Ransom, Jayesh Shah and recognize those brave Americans who answered the call to duty.
COASTAL CLEAN-UP DAY
Join the Mayor and Council for our 6th annual “Coastal Clean-Up Day” on Saturday September 15 at the Edgewater Commons Mall, by the Outback Steakhouse at 10:00am. Last year we had over 100 volunteers who helped in removing over 20 yards of debris and litter from the Hudson River shore line. Contact Helene Ciccarelli for attendance information 201-943-1700 ext. 3150 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The First Aid Squad blood drive will be held on Friday September 14 from 3pm to 8pm at the Edgewater Community Center, 1167 River Road. Please help support this worthwhile cause to replenish the local blood supply. To make an appointment, call 201-251-3703 or link to https://donorcbsblood.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/43480, walk-ins are welcome.
MUST REGISTER FOR EVERY ACTIVITY BY CONTACTING JENNIFER AT COMMUNITY CENTER 201-943-1700 ext. 6003
- Sands Casino - Friday August 31, 2018, departing Community Center at 8:30am returning 5pm, $20 person which includes; Coach Bus, Slot Play.
- Monmouth Race Track - Sunday September 9 2018, departing the Community Center at 9am, returning at 5:30pm, $30.00 which includes, Coach Bus, entrance fee and family lunch.
- Atlantic City – Saturday August 18, Departs Community Center at 10am, cost $25, and includes $15 in coins.
- Bergen County Senior Picnic Aged 60+ at Van Saun Park Wednesday Sept. 12th departing the Community Center at 9:30am, returning at 3:00pm, rain date Wednesday September 19.