Top Things To Do April 5-9

This week is filled with arts and creative happenings going on in our City. There are also opportunities for civic engagement. Check out the list of top things to do.

Galaxy GirlK-12 Art Show Opening Reception Wednesday April 5 from 5pm-7pm
Enjoy 250 works of student art on display at the K-12 Art Show happening at the Perth Amboy Gallery Center for the Arts on Wednesday. All schools in Perth Amboy are represented in the show, bringing together a pool of talent and creativity that is exciting. Free reception. Details. (Galaxy Girl artwork by Marietou Biteye, AP student at Perth Amboy High School.)

BID Neighborhood Meeting Wednesday April 5, Noon at Portuguese Manor
All Perth Amboy business owners are invited to join the BID for their Neighborhood Meeting with presentations by city officials and info about city initiatives.  Free Details

Lavender at Perth Amboy Ferry SlipRoyal Garden Club Meeting Wednesday April 5, from 7pm-9pm
The Royal Garden Club, responsible for maintaining 12 public gardens in our City, will be holding a meeting to review their spring garden activity and present their slate of officers. Details

Nautical Paint and SipPerth Amboy Artworks Paint and Sip Benefit Thursday April 6, from 7pm-10pm 
Enjoy a fun evening painting nautical sunsets lead by Perth Amboy Shull School Teacher of the Year, Rachel Wintemberg. Live music will be performed by Joseph Frame. Delicious food & BYO. $35 donation benefits Perth Amboy Artworks projects. Location is 289 High St. Details

Perth Amboy School Board Meeting Thursday April 6, 5:30pm-8pm
Its easier for the public to get involved with the School Board since the agenda now allows public comment in the beginning of the meeting so people get the chance to address the board. Details

Into the Woods “Junior” Play Friday April 7, 6:30pm & Saturday April 8, 3pm
Enjoy this junior performance of Into The Woods in the historic McGinnis School Auditorium, with its impressive WPA murals. Shows are April 7th at 6:30pm & April 8th at 3pm. Details

17218411_1275402289222648_6412890253037764376_oCreative Kickback Friday April 7,  8pm-11pm
The group Collective Lot has been organizing cool shows in downtown Perth Amboy at 289 High St. Enjoy art, poetry, music, inspiring talks,  & more. Follow them on Instagram. $10 cover. Details

Original Music Night at Al Ciballi’s April 8, 7pm-2am
Enjoy original live music downstairs at Al Ciballi’s featuring PB Street Gang, York Town, Uncrated, Mikell’s Plot, Doug Diettman,and more TBA. Must be 21 to enter. Doors at 7pm. $10 cover. Details

flapjack fundraiserPerth Amboy High School PTO Flapjack Fundraiser April 9, 8am-10am
Have breakfast at Woodbridge Center Applebee’s this Sunday at the Flapjack Fundraiser! $10 donation benefits the Perth Amboy High School PTO. Details