Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden and Uptown Linden are pleased to announce that applications for the 2022 Linden Hometown Heroes Banner Program are now available! Honor City of Linden servicemen and women and their families, who have served or given their lives for our country in the United States Armed Forces.
- Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this program.
- Click here to view and/or download the Linden Hometown Hero Banner Program Guidelines and Application.
- What: Hometown Heroes Banner Program. Apply now! The banners will hang on light stands in the Linden Uptown Business District beginning in November. This program is free for Linden Military Veterans and their families.
- How: For an application, please visit Linden SID (403 North Wood Avenue) or call (908) 718-5831, Monday through Friday from 10am until 2pm, or email here. Banner applications will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, until the limit for 2022 is reached. The deadline for applications with required credentials is Friday, October 7th, 2022.
Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden and Uptown Linden present this unique and free event! Open mic, poets, singers, and maybe even a few pillow fights!
- What: Spoken Word Meets Live Music, featuring Live Music Band The Cadence
- When: Saturday, September 10th, 2022, from 3pm until 8pm.
- Where: Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, which is located at 400 North Wood Avenue, Linden NJ 07036.
- How: Free event. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
The UCEDC, a non-profit economic development corporation, is sponsoring a free webinar about government contracting for small businesses. Learn from the experts: Janett M. Peralta, Maryann Williams and Nadine Clark.
- Who: For small business owners.
- What: Free live webinar: SBA: How to Get Federal Contracts for Your Small Business. The webinar will provide small business owners with a general understanding of government contracting and the federal procurement process. The webinar will feature experts Janett M. Peralta, Maryann Williams and Nadine Clark.
- When: September 1, 2022, from 12pm until 1pm.
- How: Free. To register and for more information, click here. Once registered, you will be sent access details to join the webinar in a separate email.
Mayor Derek Armstead, Council President Michele Yamakaitis, the City of Linden, Uptown Linden, the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Polish & Slavic Federal Credit Union present the 3rd annual City of Linden 2022 Polish Festival. Bringing the Polish community together for one big event!
- Who: Fun for all ages!
- What: Polish festival with authentic Polish food, a beer and wine tent, Polish vendors, Polish Living History, live Polish music & DJ, and children’s activities.
- Where: In front of Linden City Hall (301 North Wood Avenue) and the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade (400 North Wood Avenue).
- When: Saturday, September 17th from 1pm until 9pm. Rain date is Sunday, September 18th.
- How: Free event. For more information, contact Council president Michele Yamakaitis at (908) 494-0880 or Danuta Lisowska at (908) 601-8598.
Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden, Uptown Linden, and the volunteers of the Linden Cultural & Heritage Committee present September to Remember Street Festival – Classic Car and Motorcycle Show.
- Click here to view and/or download the informational flyer for this event.
- Click here to view and/or download the food vendor application for this event.
- Click here to view and/or download the non-food vendor application for this event.
- Who: Fun for all ages.
- What: Classic & custom car and motorcycle show, DJ & live music events, delicious festival food, eating contents, fun carnival rides, games & activities, beer & wine tent, and a vendor marketplace.
- Where: On Wood Avenue at Linden City Hall, which is located at 301 North Wood Avenue.
- When: Saturday, September 24th from 11am until 8pm. Rain date for the street festival only is Sunday, September 25th.
Mayor Derek Armstead and Uptown Linden invite you to attend Soccer: 2 Games / 4 Teams. Five former professional players will be in attendance including Mario Acevedo, Ramon Tapia, Rene Jimenez, Walter Bustamante and Eric Mavila.
The soccer games will take place during the Linden Latin Festival. Winners trophies will be presented by Mayor Derek Armstead at 4pm at the Linden Latin Festival.
- What: Two (2) soccer games. Game 1 (U20 teams) is the CBD International Soccer Academy versus TBD. Game 2 (45+ teams) is Irvington Soccer Club versus John Paul II.
- Where: Linden High School Field – 700 West Curtis Street. Winners trophies will be presented by Mayor Derek Armstead at 4pm at the Linden Latin Festival that is being held in front of Linden City Hall – 301 North Wood Avenue.
- When: Saturday, July 30th, 2022. Game 1 is at 10am. Game 2 is at 12:30pm. Winners trophies at 4pm.
- What: Latin festival with entertainment and giveaways! There will also be a “Kid Zone” with children’s games, face painting, crafts and activities.
- Where: In front of Linden City Hall, which is located at 301 North Wood Avenue. The “Kid Zone” will be held at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, which is located at 400 North Wood Avenue.
- When: Saturday, July 30th from 12pm until 9pm. Rain date is Sunday, July 31st.
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!
Mayor Derek Armstead, the City of Linden and Uptown Linden present: Karaoke After Work featuring DJ Vicki Diamond.
Come and enjoy karaoke, dancing and after work fun! Click here to view and/or download the Karaoke After Work flyer.