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2024 KASSCHAU SHELL SUMMER CONCERT SERIES!!

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Ridgewood NJ, the Steel Wheel Tavern will be hosting  a support the Shell event on April 17th with 20 % of the proceeds donated to the Kasschau Memorial Shell and its summer season .

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Village of Ridgewood Council Plots 11PM Adult Soccer Games

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Ridgewood NJ, word on the street is that a neighbor of Ridgewood Councilwoman Siobhan Winograd has requested consideration be given to permit adult soccer play on Village of Ridgewood owned fields until 11 p.m.

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Restoration of Maple Field in Ridgewood Begins

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Ridgewood NJ, January flooding on top of repeated flooding has left Ridgewood athletic fields in terrible shape. LandTek has commenced the restoration of Maple Field, following two storms and flooding incidents in December and January. The project was postponed until the winter thaw, with the aim of completing it in time for play by mid-March to accommodate our youth athletes. Additionally, preparations for the restoration of Veteran’s Field and overall field maintenance will begin shortly.

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Ridgewood Parks and Recreation Director Assessing the Field Situation This Morning

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Ridgewood Nj, according to Nancy A. Bigos Director of Parks and Recreation for the Village of Ridgewood, the excessive rainfall throughout these past two weeks and the flooding created through the breach of the Ho-Ho-Kus Brook all municipal ballfields inclusive of: Maple Park, Habernickel Park, Citizen’s Park ,Veterans Field, and lower and upper Hawes were closed Friday.

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Kasschau Memorial Shell 65th Season August Schedule

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Ridgewood NJ, The 65th Anniversary Season of The Kasschau Memorial Shell at Veterans Field right behind the Ridgewood Public Library. The performances will continue on Tuesday and Thursday evenings through the beginning of August. The performance are free and open to the public. Please bring a chair or a blanket. To help fund the newest season of programming, the shell is running a community donation campaign with the goal of raising $25,000. Funds raised will be used to produce upcoming events, as well as the scholarship fund. Donations may be made on the Shell’s website: www.KasschauMemorialShell.com. All contributing donors will be recognized on the Kasschau Memorial Shell website, while donors that contribute $50 or more will be recognized on a donor wall that will be present at all concerts throughout the 2023 season. Come out and enjoy the music under the stars .

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June Kicks off the Summer Season in the Village of Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, the Pedestrian Plaza in the Village of Ridgewood’s Central Business District will be on Saturdays and Sundays from June 3-October 9, 2023 – Streets will be closed to vehicular traffic from Walnut Street to Broad Street, along East Ridgewood Avenue. There will be music and entertainment in Memorial Park at Van Neste Square on Saturday night and Sunday. Each month will be culturally themed, and there will be special activities for children. Please plan to come and shop, dine, and enjoy the entertainment this summer.

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The 65th Anniversary Season of The Kasschau Memorial Shell – Veterans Field in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, The 65th Anniversary Season of The Kasschau Memorial Shell – Veterans Field – behind the Ridgewood Public Library, will begin on June 1st at 8:00 p.m. The performances will continue on Tuesday and Thursday evenings through the beginning of August. The performance are free and open to the public. Please bring a chair or a blanket. To help fund the newest season of programming, the shell is running a community donation campaign with the goal of raising $25,000. Funds raised will be used to produce upcoming events, as well as the scholarship fund. Donations may be made on the Shell’s website: www.KasschauMemorialShell.com. All contributing donors will be recognized on the Kasschau Memorial Shell website, while donors that contribute $50 or more will be recognized on a donor wall that will be present at all concerts throughout the 2023 season.

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The Kasschau Memorial Shell is Celebrating 65 years of Music Under the Stars this Summer

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Ridgewood NJ, the Kasschau Memorial Shell, located on Veterans Field, behind the Ridgewood Public Library, is celebrating 65 years of music under the stars this summer. The performances are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, from June through the beginning of August.

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Limits Placed on Parking Vehicles in the Village Hall and Ridgewood Public Library Parking Lot

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To accommodate those attending the many activities and events held on weekdays at both the Village Hall and the Ridgewood Public Library

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Ridgewood NJ, in order to allow for greater vehicle turnover; to accommodate those attending the many activities and events held on weekdays at both the Village Hall and the Ridgewood Public Library; and to allow those using the walking paths and playground at Veterans Field to find parking spaces in the Village Hall/Library parking lot, new parking restrictions are now in effect.
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Ridgewood PBA Food Truck Festival and Kids’ Zone

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Ridgewood NJ, October 9th – 11 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Veterans Field (corner of Linwood Avenue and North Maple Avenue) – Ridgewood PBA Food Truck Festival and Kids’ Zone – This will be a day of Fun, Food, and Awareness and funds will be raised for The Golden Lights Foundation (501c3). All proceeds will go directly towards pediatric cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering and Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia. There will be bounce houses and games in a kids’ zone (wristband entry), live music, a beer garden and information booths. $5 entry; $25 for Kids” Zone; $25 for beer garden.  Parking at Graydon Pool parking lot (corner of Northern Parkway and Linwood Avenue)

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Upcoming Events in the Village of Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, upcoming events in the Village of Ridgewood :

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The Nerds Wrap Up the Kasschau Memorial Shell Summer Season

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Ridgewood NJ, it was a beautiful Tuesday night at the Kasschau Memorial Shell which featured the Nerds from  7:30 PM – 9:30 PM . Mother nature created a near  perfect setting . Some concert goers put chairs out prior to the event  and dancing was encouraged. The  Bathrooms were open and cleaned before the concert this evening . Parking at Ridgewood Library, Veterans Field, Graydon Pool Parking Lot and Maple Field Parking lot and no alcohol permitted in Village of Ridgewood Parks.  The Nerds caped off a great summer of fun and free musical performances under the stars at the Kasschau Memorial Shell.

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Veterans Field and Maple Park in Ridgewood will be Closed to all Residents for Remediation and Repair

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Ridgewood NJ, on Friday, October 8 the fields and facilities at Veterans Field and Maple Park will be closed to all residents for their safety and well being as contractors begin the remediation and repairs to the properties after Storm Ida.

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The Summer Concert Series Comes to a Close at the Kasschau Memorial Shell in Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ, another Summer Concert Series comes to a close at the Kasschau Memorial Shell in Ridgewood, despite some interventions of bad weather  the Summer Concert Series delivered 15 evenings of music under the stars :

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