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Small Business Workshop - Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Small Business Workshop at the Library: Wed, May 24, 10am-1pm

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Fort Lee Historical Society New Year's Eve Party - December 31, 2017

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Spend New Year's Eve in Fort Lee and support the history of Fort Lee at our 2017 Fort Lee Historical Society Fundraiser! The Fort Lee Historical Society New Year's Eve Party / Fundraiser will feature Uncle Floyd! Not only will Uncle Floyd perform but he will be honored by the Fort Lee Film Commission with the 2017 Lou Costello Award for his lifetime work in entertainment. Seating is limited to 100 and tickets are $125 each - price includes open bar, cocktail hour, full buffet, champagne toast and countdown at midnight and desert. Call (201) 693-2763 to reserve your tickets.


Memorial Day Parade - May 29, 2017

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The Fort Lee VFW Presents the Fort Lee Memorial Day Parade
Monday, May 29th, 2017 10am to 2pm

The Parade kicks off at the Fort Lee Community Center (1355 Inwood Terrace) at 10am and follows a route north on Center Avenue to Main Street, west on Main Street, south on Anderson Avenue to the Fort Lee Community Center where there will be a ceremony to honor all veterans followed by free refreshments to the public. For further information please contact Parade Director George Porto at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or at (201) 615-9055.

Jersey Filmmakers of Tomorrow entry period begins March 1, 2017

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2017 Jersey Filmmakers of Tomorrow Bergen County High School Student Film Festival Entry Period Starts March 1st

The Fort Lee Film Commission announces its 13th annual Jersey Filmmakers of Tomorrow High School Student Film Festival. The festival is open to all high school age students who reside in Bergen County. The entry period runs from March 1st through July 1st, 2017. Applications are available at

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3-on-3 basketball tournament on Saturday, February 25, 2017

On Saturday, February 25, 2017, the Fort Lee Regional Chamber of Commerce will be having their 8th Annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament at the Fort Lee High School gym. Players will check-in at 9am, and the event will officially begin at 9:30am, and go throughout the day. A portion of the proceeds will go toward the Fort Lee Academy of Finance program and various college scholarships. This is a great event that includes participation from high school students, teachers, local businesses, Fort Lee Municipal Departments and the general community. Come and show your support. Admission is free, and food and beverages will be sold. Also, the first 100 players will receive a free pass to a spin class at CYCLEBAR. See you Saturday, February 25th! Spread the word...

Student Recognition

The below images are from local students of Fort Lee School # 3 and Christ the Teacher Interparochial School, which were recently published in the 2017 Bergen County Calendar.

Thomas Paine Birthday Celebration at Fort Lee Museum on January 29, 2017

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Celebrate Patriot Thomas Paine’s 230th Birthday with a celebration at the Fort Lee Museum on January 29th at 7pm The Fort Lee Historical Society and the Fort Lee Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs invite you to our annual celebration of  Thomas Paine’s birthday. This year we celebrate a few days ahead of the date – our celebration is scheduled for Friday, January 27th at 7pm at the Fort Lee Museum at 1588 Palisade Avenue adjacent to Monument Park. The evening will include our Thomas Paine reenactor Ken Miller and period music by troubadour Thaddeus MacGregor. Thomas Paine was a member of General Washington’s army here in Fort Lee and he encamped with 3,000 fellow soldiers in the area surrounding our museum in 1776. Here in Fort Lee he began to write his famous American Crisis. Admission is free but seating is limited. Light refreshments will be served. For further info contact us at (201) 693-2763.

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