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Ramapo College Kicks Off Performing Arts Dinner Series with ‘The Hot Sardines’

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)October 1, 2018

Program Supports Student Scholarships

MAHWAH, N.J. – The Ramapo College Foundation kicks off its Performing Arts Dinner Series on Saturday, October 13 with the fabulous jazz of The Hot Sardines at The Angelica and Russ Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts.

The Series provides a unique opportunity to support student scholarships and special projects at Ramapo College.  We enjoy delicious Saturday night dinners with friends before wonderful entertainment. Student scholar remarks before the performance offers our guests personal insights on how their donation is used and appreciated by Ramapo students.

Other performances in the series include the holiday performance on December 1 featuring an all women group, Farewell Angelina.  We are thrilled to host local talent Sherma Andrews performing her award-winning Legendary Lady Singers show on March 16.  We close our series with the return of the hysterical Pat Hazell doing a new show called My Funny Valentine with Dena Blizzard on April 27.

As Series Performance sponsor you will receive four tickets with preferred theater seating, a delicious buffet dinner, wine bar and intermission dessert to a designated performance plus event recognition and company logo on our website. New this year is our Series Student Scholars level which provides for two tickets to four performances. Our popular benefactor level provides two tickets to each of the four performances. We offer a flexible ticket exchange when possible, a special evening of appreciation and acknowledgement in the playbill.  A portion of your gift is tax-deductible.

To register:

Hosted by The Ramapo College Foundation, this specially packaged series is a way for philanthropic patrons to experience outstanding entertainment while supporting college scholarships, faculty and student research opportunities and campus capital projects.  Performance sponsors include Elaine Adler and The Myron Corporation, Stryker, Liberty Hyundai, Subaru & Kia, and Dr. Allen and Rima Demby. Reception sponsor is Inserra ShopRite Supermarkets, Inc.

Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. and curtain is at 8 p.m.

For additional information, please call Liz Kloak at 201-684-6834 or email  You may register online at

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. For disability related accommodations, or to request alternative formats, please contact the Box Office 72 hours in advance of the performance at 201-684-7844.


About Ramapo College

Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per

Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.  

Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels.  Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market. 

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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