The city will celebrate the start of fall this Sunday with its annual Arts and Music Festival on Washington Street. Artists, crafters and sculptors will be among the hundreds of vendors hawking their wares on Washington Street from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine.
On Friday night, a group of environmentally- conscious poets and musicians will perform at Bwe Kafe as part of a global day for change. Proceeds from the event will go to the national climate change group 350.org and The Rebuild Hoboken Relief Fund.
Hudson County residents are encouraged to participate in a Community Walk to Stop Diabetes this Saturday at noon at Pier A Park. The walk, which supports the American Diabetes Association, is being sponsored by Walgreens and blk Water. Those interested in walking can register at the Walgreens on 1st and Washington streets between 10 a.m. and noon.
The city's Office of Emergency Management and Community Emergency Response Team will hold a "Hoboken Ready" meeting for seniors on Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the Multi-Service Center, located at 124 Grand St. Wednesday's meeting, the third in a series of four scheduled by the city, will serve both to inform the public on the emergency preparations the city has taken as well as to educate individuals on how they can prepare themselves, their families and their homes for potential emergency situations.
*The Hoboken Downtown Farmers’ Market is open Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Washington Street between Newark Street and Observer Highway.
*Residents can grab fresh produce at the Hoboken Uptown Farmers’ Market on Thursday from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the corner of 13th and Hudson streets.
*The Hoboken Family Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 14th Street and Garden Street.