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Funk Music Night with Curt Jones & Aurra!

Mayor Derek Armstead and the City of Linden present funk music night with Linden’s own Curt Jones & Aurra!

Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this event.

  • What: Funk music with Linden’s own Curt Jones & Aurra.
  • When: Friday, July 1st, 2022 from 7pm until 10pm. Showtime is 8pm.
  • Where: Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, which is located at 400 North Wood Avenue.
  • How: Free admission.

Back “Pack” to School for You

Mayor Derek Armstead, the Mayor’s Youth Commission, Applebees, Local Businesses, the Department of Parks and Recreation and Communities in Cooperation present Back “Pack” to School for You.

Click here to view and/or download the flyer for this event.

  • Who: For Linden residents only. Must show ID and children must be present.
  • What: The City of Linden will be distributing school backpacks and supplies.
  • Where: Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, which is located at 400 North Wood Avenue.
  • When: Monday, August 29th, 2022 from 4pm until 7pm.

7th Annual Unity Day – All White Attire Outdoor Dance Festival

Come join Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden, Uptown Linden, FamilySoul and Robbi as we celebrate the 7th Annual All White Attire Outdoor Dance Festival. Please click here to view and/or download the flyers for this event.

Hosted by Anthony Wiggins and Tamir FamilySoul, this event will feature will feature mega superstar/DJ producer Timmy Regisford as well as Merlin Bobb, Mark Lewis, Alvaro Jimnz (Mr. X), Kris Flowers and Warren Soulfingers.

  • What: Dance festival with a variety of music including: House, Afro Beats, Rare Grooves, Disco Classics, Soul & Fun, and Latin Grooves.
  • When: Saturday, June 25th from 12pm until 10pm
  • Where: Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, which is located at 400 North Wood Avenue
  • How: Free, come dance!

Opening of Wait List for State Rental Assistance Program

Governor Murphy’s Administration announces opening of wait list for State Rental Assistance Program

The open enrollment period for pre-applications is from Monday, July 11, 2022 at 9am until Friday, July 22, 2022 at 5pm. Click here to view and/or download more details regarding the State Rental Assistance Program.

The New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) announced that its Division of Housing and Community Resources (DHCR) will be accepting pre-applications online for the State Rental Assistance Program (SRAP) Waiting List. Pre-Applications will be accepted to enter a lottery for the statewide SRAP program in the Elderly, Family, Disabled, and Homeless categories.

Need help paying your energy bill?

Elizabethtown Gas can connect you to financial assistance programs.

  • Financial assistance programs available include:
    • Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
    • Universal Service Fund (USF)
    • Payment Assistance for Gas and Electric (PAGE)
    • Lifeline Assistance Program
    • NJ Shares
    • NJ Comfort Partners

For more information, call customer service Monday through Friday from 7am until 8pm at 1(800) 242-5830, or click here to view and/or download the Elizabethtown Gas information sheet in English and Spanish.

“High School Musical” at Linden High School

Mayor Derek Armstead and Mystic Vision Players present “High School Musical” on stage! Music adapted, arranged and produced by Bryan Louiselle.

Click here to view and/or download the flyer for this event. Disney’s High School Musical is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized materials are supplied by Music Theater International.

  • Who: Mystic Vision Players.
  • What: Performance of “High School Musical.” Based on the Disney channel original movie written by Peter Barsocchini.
  • Where: Susan L. Hudak Auditorium at Linden High School, which is located at 121 West St. Georges Avenue.
  • When: July 22nd, 23rd, 28th, 29th and 30th at 8pm. The July 24th performance is scheduled for 3pm.
  • How: To purchase tickets, click here. Admission for adults is $18, and for students and seniors is $15.

Recycling Center – Extended Hours

Starting Wednesday July 6th, the City of Linden is extending the hours at its Recycling Center on Wednesdays only, until 8pm.

The pilot program to extend the Linden Recycling Center hours will occur on Wednesdays only, until 8pm. The extended hours on Wednesdays will allow Linden residents with later work schedules to drop off their recyclables. The Recycling Center hours will remain the same for the other days of the week.

  • The Linden Recycling Center hours are as follows:
    • Monday from 7am until 2:30pm
    • Tuesday from 7am until 2:30pm
    • Wednesday from 7am until 2:30pm (beginning July 6th, Wednesday hours will be from 7am until 8pm)
    • Thursday from 7am until 2:30pm
    • Friday from 7am until 2:30pm
    • Saturday from 8am until 2pm
  • Where: 2 Donaldson Place

Free Car Wash – A Huge Success!

On June 15th, the Department of Parks & Recreation got together to give back in a special way; a free car wash! For two hours on a Wednesday afternoon, lines of people from the Linden community received free car washes, all the while listening to classic car wash tunes and interacting with the staff. What a way to kick off a summer, full of planned exciting events! 

View the photos in the gallery below, or click here to view them on Google Drive.

Movie Night at Al Kalla Park

Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden and the Linden Department of Parks & Recreation are pleased to present Movie Night at Al Kalla Park.

Refreshments will be sold! Click here to view and/or download the Movie Night at Al Kalla Park flyer.

  • What: Movie screenings: June 24th (rain date: July 1st) – Spiderman: No Way Home, July 8th (rain date: July 15th) – Encanto, July 22nd (rain date: July 29th) – Sonic the Hedgehod 1, August 5th (rain daye: August 12th) – Finding Dory, August 19th (rain date: August 26th) – Soul, and September 2nd (rain date: September 9th) – Secret Life of Pets 2.
  • Where: Al Kalla Park, which is located at 2800 Wickersham Avenue.
  • When: 8pm on June 24th, July 8th, July 22nd, August 5th, AUgust 19th and September 2nd.
  • How: Bring some chairs, find a good spot, and enjoy the show! Parking is available in the School #10 parking lot on Highland Avenue. For more information, please call (908) 474-8600. In the event of inclement weather, please call (908) 474-8639 for the status of the movie night.