Things to do Oct 5 – 10

Segunda Quimbamba

Live Music & Dancing, Victorian Fashion Show, Pink Ribbon Gala, City Hall Goes Pink, Sparky the Fire Dog, Meditation, Tree Plantings, Harvest Moon & more!

Segunda Quimbamba a dance and drum ensemble performs at the Ferry Slip Oct 7.

Full Harvest Moon Over Raritan Bay Thursday October 5th evening The Harvest Moon is the moon closest to the Autumn Equinox. It is very pretty to enjoy the moonrise at 6:53pm, then moonlight on the water anywhere along the waterfront. Details

City Hall Lights Up Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month All October evenings  Local artist Brienne Sulzer worked to create this light installation, turning City Hall Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Check it out.

Fire Prevention Open House Friday October 6th from 6-9pm Bring your kids to the Fire Prevention Open House for Firehouse Tours, Live Fire Demonstrations, a Fire Safety video & handouts, Middlesex County Fire Safety Trailer & Handouts, and Sparky the Fire Dog! Light refreshments will be served.  Details

Live Music at Portuguese Sporting Club Friday October 6th from 9-11pm Live music at the Portuguese Sporting Club featuring blues guitarist Joe Taino. Dinner specials before the show! Details

Community Planting Day Saturday October 7th from 10-noon  Washington Park is getting new green infrastructure. Help build a rain garden, which helps manage stormwater.  Also,  plants & tools  provided for plantings & a park clean up. Details

Meditation Retreat Saturday October 7th from 11am-3pm  Science of Spirituality Meditation Center hosts a free full day meditation retreat on the joy of meditation and the power of forgiveness with vegetarian lunch included. Details

Pink Ribbon Gala Saturday October 7th 6pm-11pm  The 3rd Annual Gala benefits Mary’s Place by the Sea. $100 per person tickets for the black tie affair includes dinner & dancing aboard the Cornucopia Princess. Details

Live at the Ferry Slip Season Finale Concert Saturday October 7th from 7-9pm  Enjoy a beautiful evening celebrating Puerto Rican Culture with music & dancing in the moonlight on the waterfront at the FREE Ferry Slip Concert featuring Segunda Quimbamba and United States of Boogaloo. Details

 Victorian Tea & Fashion Show Sunday October 8th from 1-4pm  Enjoy Victorian history & a fashion show while sampling tea, scones & Devonshire cream, chocolates and sweets at Proprietary House. Details

Perth Amboy Arts Council Meeting Tuesday October 10th from 6:30-8pm Get involved with the Arts in Perth Amboy! The Arts Council meets monthly at the Perth Amboy Public Library. Bring your creativity to the table! Details