Rumson Recreation has announced that new Family Fun Nights are to be hosted at Victory Park.
The nights, on Sept. 2 and 9 from 6 to roughly 7:30 p.m. will feature concerts by The Band of the Two Rivers and DJ MO Talent, respectively.
Rumson Rec asks that attendees bring their own chairs, blankets and snacks for the festivities. With Band of the Two Rivers there will be music, socializing and the river view.
With DJ MO, there will be some “family fun music” and contests.
Sunning with the Oceanic Bridge as a backdrop Photo/courtesy of Jo Ann Slocum Mazzucca
A classic reprise in honor of those summer days down by the river. Some things never change, except maybe swimwear …
Yes, real summer’s here.
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Rumson Boy Scouts at Memorial Day service circa early 1970s Photo/George Day
Monday marked the first
Memorial Day of the virtual kind. The day, usually kicked off by parades in Rumson and Fair Haven and solemn services at Victory and Memorial parks, respectively, brings people in communities together. Groups, standing shoulder-to-shoulder, honoring those who sacrificed their lives in service to the country, is the usual visual. Not Monday. Continue reading Retro Rumson Eighth Graders’ Memorial Day
Seasons change. We are currently subjected to a new season. A new normal. Spring has sprung. Few have noticed, preoccupied with fear and bloom of social distancing mandates to flatten the curve of COVID-19.
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The days have been dank on the banks of the Navesink River.
Yet, sea gulls seem to always seem to settle into a bit of hovering and hanging out at Victory Park in Rumson.
Year after year, damp days or not, they always come back home, lie many this time of year.
It’s another familiar scene down by the river. You’ve seen it before. Take a look again … It never gets old.
— Elaine Van Develde
Sunday is the day for honoring veterans — the 11th month, 11th day, 11th hour. That’s how the tradition goes.
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Rumor, or a National Weather Service report, has it that the sun will come out tomorrow. And we’re not talking about the old musical
Annie. It’s locals’ summer weather wish come true from a good source and the telltale sign of rainbows sightings at dusk.
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The sun may have taken a respite from spring on Sunday, but that and a little drizzle of rain didn’t stop Rumson kids from a little tradition — the annual egg hunt at Victory Park.
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What would the first weekend in December in the Rumson-Fair Haven area be without tree lightings and Santa visits?
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It’s unseasonably warm. The Navesink River is drenched in sun. And the seagulls are soaking what may just be the last summery fall day all up.
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Despite a forecast that predicts a 40 percent chance of rain, Memorial Day services and parades have been set for Monday.
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Prom proposal for a birthday girl at Victory Park in Rumson on Sunday. Photo/Maeve Bradley
It’s a place where many a Rumsonite has spent many a simple, reflective or milestone moment and racked up many a vivid memory, from childhood through adulthood — the Navesink riverfront Victory Park.
Continue reading Scene Around: Decent Victory Park Proposal