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Senior Programs

MayorNicholas J. Sacco
Community Services

Senior Events Calendar

If you need assistance regarding North Bergen’s senior transportation/services, please call 201-869-9595.

We have a variety of senior citizen activities, programs and services for the seniors in our community. They are as follows:

  • Free Movie Program: We have two free movie showings on a monthly basis with free transportation provided by the Township of North Bergen. They are on the second and last Friday of every month at the Empire 12 Cinemas located at Columbia Park in North Bergen. Movies are also shown at the Nutrition Center every Thursday. Any inquiries please call (201) 392-2157.
  • Free Daily Shopping Trips: We have free daily shopping trips Monday through Friday. There are designated pick-up stops throughout the Township of North Bergen. We go shopping to a variety of local supermarkets in town – Acme, Aldi, Key Foods, Dollar Store, ShopRite, Columbia Park. Any inquiries please call (201) 869-9595.
  • For transportation schedule clickable links below:

    Senior Buildings
    Uptown Shopping
    Downtown & Midtown Shopping
  • Free Mall Shopping Trips: We have free mall shopping trips every month. We go shopping to a variety of malls in our area – Jersey Gardens Mall in Elizabeth, Garden State Mall in Paramus, Newport Mall in Jersey City and Crossings Mall in Pennsylvania. Any inquiries please call (201) 869-9595.
  • Free Medical Transportation: We have free daily medical transportation Monday through Friday. We service all hospitals, medical facilities and private doctors within our region. We require advance notice of four days. Any inquiries please call (201) 869-9595.
  • Free Annual Senior Picnic: The Mayor's free annual senior picnic is held in early September. The picnic is held at Scheutzen Park located at 3167 Kennedy Boulevard, North Bergen. This event is well attended and averages between 600-800 seniors every year. We have over 50 volunteers that participate as working staff on that day, so the seniors can eat, drink, dance and enjoy their special day.
  • For the transportation schedule to the Senior Picnic, click here.
  • Free Summer Trips: We have free day trips to a few Jersey Shore Points on the weekends throughout the entire summer. The Shore Points include Belmar, Keansburg, Seaside Heights, Monmouth Park Race Track, and Tannersville, PA.
  • Luncheon Program: We have luncheons at a variety of local restaurants in our area on Wednesdays. We usually get a discounted group price from these establishments. We also provide free transportation to all of these different restaurants.
  • Nutrition Centers: We have two Nutrition Center facilities that service discounted lunch programs and other senior citizen programs and activities. These two facilities are located at 1441 - 45th Street and 6299 Grand Ave. (at the Cullum Bldg.) North Bergen. Any inquiries please call (201) 866-8791.
  • Bingo Luncheon: Bingo luncheons take place three times a month, on the second and last Wednesday and the third Friday of every month, at our Nutrition Center at 1441 - 45th Street, North Bergen. Any inquiries please call (201) 866-8791.
  • For the transportation schedule to the Bingo Luncheon, click here.
  • Empire City/Yonkers: Pay $5 and receive a $10 free play voucher and a $10 food coupon. Lite snacks will be served on the return trip home. Also, a money raffle will be offered on each bus. Any inquiries please call (201) 869-9595.
  • Yankee Baseball Games: We go to New York Yankee baseball games in the Bronx. The tickets are discounted at $5 and we provide free transportation.
  • Special Events: We have many different special events for the senior community throughout the calendar year. They consist of special singing performances, day trips to the Jersey Shore, day trips to the Health Fairs, day trips for Arts and Craft Festivals, jazz and classical concerts performed by the North Bergen High School, and many more special events.
  • Free Exercise Classes: We offer Tai Chi classes with a professional instructor and various other exercise programs at our 45th Street Nutrition Center. Check our monthly calendar for the schedule. Any inquiries please call (201) 866-8791.

Contact

Visit The North Bergen Help Desk

Department Supervisor:
Karen Pianese

Tel: 201.392.2157
Fax: 201.770.1894

Nutrition Center: 201.866.8791

Location:
4233 Kennedy Blvd.
North Bergen, NJ 07047

Hours of Operation:
Community Services: Mon–Fri 9am-4pm

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