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first_imgFunny guy Alonzo Bodden will perform free stand-up at the North Bergen Recreation Center next month. (See brief.) ×Funny guy Alonzo Bodden will perform free stand-up at the North Bergen Recreation Center next month. (See brief.) Popular comedian to perform free show in North BergenNorth Bergen will be getting a nice dose of laughs shortly. Comedian Alonzo Bodden will host a free show at the Recreational Center at 6300 Meadowview Ave.) on Saturday, Feb. 25.center_img Bodden’s comedy credentials are extensive. He won Season 3 of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” and has made several late-night talk show appearances, including “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “Late Night with Conan O’ Brien,” and the “Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn.” As a warning to parents, the show will be for 18 years and older only. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m., with the show beginning at 5 p.m. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. For more information, visit http://www.northbergen.org/.Gluten-free info event is Feb. 1Hackensack UMC Palisades will host a seminar on living a gluten-free lifestyle on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at the Main Library, 8411 Bergenline Ave., at 6 p.m. The seminar will offer extensive information on the gluten-free craze, including information on Celiac Disease, an autoimmune disorder in which ingesting gluten damages the small intestine. The planned speaker, according to a press release, will be Jihade Rizk, chef of nutrition services at Hackensack. Public transportation via bus from the Kennedy Branch, 2123 John F. Kennedy Boulevard, to the Main Library will be provided on the same day. Please register by calling Nikki Mederos at (201) 854-5702.North Bergen offers free rabies clinicNorth Bergen will host a rabies clinic Feb. 8, admission free, at the EMS building, 1812 43rd St. All dogs must be on a leash and accompanied by an adult who can place the animal on an examining table. Owners can also take the opportunity to purchase a 2017 animal license. The event runs from 7 to 8 p.m. Cash, check, or money order will be accepted. Contact (201) 392-2084 for more information.Softball awards handed out at dinnerNearly 300 local athletes and their parents attended the annual Softball Awards Dinner at the Recreational Center on Jan. 17. Mayor Nicholas Sacco and Parks Commissioner Hugo Cabrera gave out the awards and took pictures with the kids. This year’s championship teams included North Hudson Moose Lodge, Eye Contact Vision, and Tawli.last_img

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