free weekly stand-up showcase kicks off Wednesday at 8 p.m. at Room 84 in downtown Hoboken. The show will feature a mix of some of the finest local talent including comics who have been featured on Letterman, Conan and Comedy Central. There's a two drink minimum.*A
*A fundraising event will be held Wednesday at Biggie's Restaurant to help raise funds for 4-year-old Ari-Anna Jimenez, who is battling cancer. Bring in the coupon attached to this article and present it to your server to have 10 percent of your check donated to the cause.
*In honor of National Hunger Action Month, Mayor Dawn Zimmer and several members of the Hoboken police and fire departments will serve as honorary grocery baggers to at the Hoboken ShopRite on Wednesday from 11 a.m. to noon. The store is accepting monetary donations to help fill the shelves of community food banks.