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HEARTFELT PERFORMANCE – Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center will host bluegrass/country rock band Mountain Heart on July 18. (See Brief).
HEARTFELT PERFORMANCE – Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center will host bluegrass/country rock band Mountain Heart on July 18. (See Brief).
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HRPAC presents Mountain Heart

On Wednesday, July 18, Hudson Riverfront Performing Arts Center will host bluegrass/country rock band Mountain Heart at Lincoln Harbor Park at 7 p.m. The rain date, if necessary, will be the following night.

The group and its band members have either won or been nominated for Grammy, Country Music, and Bluegrass Music awards. They have appeared on the revered stage of the Grand Ole Opry in excess of 100 times and have shared the stage with musical superstars including Lynyrd Skynyrd, Merle Haggard, Alison Krauss, Levon Helm, and John Fogerty, among many others.

The concert series is sponsored in part by the Hudson Reporter.

For more info, directions, and late breaking concert news and updates, please visit (201) 716-4540, or visit www.hrpac.org.

Weehawken Recreation offers summer tennis lessons

Weehawken Recreation still has available spaces for summer tennis lessons. There are a limited number of openings for both adults and children ages seven to nine, and 10 to 12.

For days and weeks available, email weehawkentennis@gmail.com or call the Recreation Department at 201-319-6061.

Legal Services of N.J. offers free or low cost divorce advice

While the U.S. Census recently reported that New Jersey has the lowest rate of divorce in the nation, experts say one reason is that the cost of a divorce in the Garden State is so relatively high. And for low-income people, as well as many other locals caught in broken marriages or failed civil unions that are beyond repair, the cost of a divorce is an especially daunting barrier.

Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ) has published a brand new version of its popular manual, “Divorce in New Jersey: A Self-Help Guide,” that instructs people – step by step – on how to do their own divorce, especially if the issues are not complicated.

The publication is free for qualified low-income people eligible for Legal Services assistance. All others can secure the print edition of the 275-page manual for $50; the digital edition is $25. Detailed information for ordering online, by mail or by phone is available at www.lsnj.org/divorce. Print editions can be ordered by calling (888) 529-8338. Low-income individuals who believe they qualify for a free copy should call Legal Services’ toll-free, statewide legal hotline at (888) 576-5529.

Weehawken Weekenders to hold trips in summer, fall

The Weehawken Weekenders will take a trip on July 11 to see “The Real Husbands of New Jersey” at the Royal Manor in Garfield for $45, which includes lunch.

On July 18, Mayor Richard Turner and the Township Council along with the Hudson County Office on Aging invites Weehawken seniors on a Hudson County boat ride aboard the “Spirit of New Jersey.”

On Aug. 12, they will visit Magnanini’s Winery in Wallkill, N.Y. for a wine tasting, dinner, and dancing for $75.

On Oct. 3, they will attend “Octoberfest” at the Royal Manor in Garfield for $45.

On Oct. 13, they will visit the Nordic Lodge with all you can eat lobster and more in Charlestown, R.I. and proceed to Mohegan Sun Casino for $125.

The Weekenders are also planning an eight-night Canadian and New England cruise on the Royal Caribbean’s Explorer of the Seas, departing from Bayonne on Aug. 31, 2013 and sailing through Sept. 8.

All trips include transportation and gratuities. Call the Weekenders office at (201) 319-6059 for more information or to make a reservation.

NHCAC announces registration for new programs

North Hudson Community Action Corporation celebrates National Community Action Month by announcing the beginning of its new programs.

They will offer two semesters of free English as a Second Language classes. The summer semester begins in June, and the fall semester in September. Call (201) 943-2410 for more information or to register.

They will also offer a financial literacy workshop series. Call (201) 866-9320, ext. 213, for more information. Both individual and corporate instruction is available.

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