Things to do Sept 6 – 12

Classic Car Show in Perth Amboy

Welcome September! A variety of great events over the next week, classic cars, live music at the Ferry Slip, the corn moon, yoga, football & activism are some of the things to check out.

Full Corn Moonrise over Raritan Bay Wednesday Sept 6  7:48pm Free
The big orange full Corn Moon will rise over Raritan Bay at 7:48pm. Best place to check it out is at the marina. Get some ice cream and enjoy! You can enjoy this special moon all week in varying degrees of fullness. Details 

Cave of the Heart: Full Moon Meditation Wednesday Sept 6 9:15pm-10pm
A special event at Balance Yoga Studio features meditation and journal writing. $11 Details

Chilli Church at St Peter’s Rectory Thursday Sept 7 6:30-7:30pm Free
Get to know your community. Meet some excellent people and enjoy chilli with Rev. Anne Marie Jefferies at St. Peter’s Parish House. Free event. Details 

NAACP Founders Day: Reclaiming Our Time Friday Sept 8  6-8pm Free
The NAACP Perth Amboy is on the move to reclaim their legacy of working to end discrimination, racial prejudice and unjust policy. Join them for their Founders Day prayer vigil. Details

Perth Amboy High School Football Home Opener Friday Sept 8 at 8pm 
The Panthers face South Plainfield High School at Waters Stadium. Details

Royal Garden Club Work Party Saturday Sept 9 at 10am
Perth Amboy’s Royal Garden Club maintains public gardens around the City. Saturday’s work party is at Jackie’s Garden located at One Olive Street, at the Jankowski Center.

Youth Fishing Derby/ Casting Contest at Perth Amboy Marina Satuday Sept 9 9am-noon Free
Ages 15 and under can enter the annual event. Fishing poles/bait provided. Prizes. Rain or shine. Details

Classic Car Show Saturday Sept 9 noon-4pm Free
BID hosts 150 vintage cars, doo wop by Sounds of the Street, 50’s/60’s rock n roll classics, food vendors & merchants selling automobile memorabilia, equipment and clothing at City Hall Circle. Details

Live at the Ferry Slip Music Series Saturday Sept 9 7-9pm Free
Perth Amboy Artworks hosts the popular live music series. Proper  plays latin folk called Trova, showcasing elements of Afro beat, rock, salsa and orchestral arrangement. Joseph Frame plays Brazilian Jazz. melding the influences of his various musical interests: Brazilian, Classical, Gypsy-Jazz, and the Great American Songbook. Details

Live Music at Al Cibelli’s Saturday Sept 9  8pm-midnight Free
Al Cibelli’s on Rt 35 is a great place to hear rocking bands. Tonight there is no cover with Mike’s Plot, Cory Singer and Dough Diettman. Details

Moonlit Dinner Cruise on the Cornucopia Saturday Sept 9 7:30-11:30pm
Enjoy a romantic evening, with a 4 course dinner & beautiful views of the Harvest Moon on board the Cornucopia. Details

Afternoon Tea and Tour of Proprietary House Sunday Sep 10 1-4pm
Take a free tour of New Jersey’s last Royal Governor’s Mansion on Sunday afternoon. Enjoy assorted teas & homemade desserts served in the colonial brick wine cellar ($). Details.

16th Anniversary of 9/11 Memorial Ceremony Monday September 11 noon-1pm
Held at City Hall Circle, the City of Perth Amboy will honor first responders and remember those lost.

Arts Council Meeting Tuesday Sept 12 6:30pm-8pm
The Arts Council will be discussing the upcoming Perth Amboy Terra Cotta History Tour sponsored by Proprietary House, among other arts subjects. All are welcome. They meet monthly at the Perth Amboy Public Library. Details