Though we’re in the middle of summer, there’s still plenty going on in Jersey City. The heat wave has broken, so if you’re around, get on out there and support local…everything.
Creative Grove Art Market Visit the Grove Street PATH plaza to check out local art, jewelry and other crafts. 3-9pm. Shop our local vendors.
Free Tennis Clinics for children ages 6-17 at Country Village Park (110 Country Village Rd., Greenville).
Victory Hall Drawing Rooms (181 Grand St.) plays host to Music on the Lawn featuring jazz vibraphonist Eldad Tarmu from 5:30-7pm. Free admission and a complimentary glass of wine.
A Free Farmer’s Market—yes, free—offers citizens of Jersey City produce at no charge, no matter your income level. Team Walker is a non-profit created by Jerry Walker, and this initiative is co-sponsered by Grow-a-Row Farms of Pittstown, NJ. Get in on the action at Dr. Lena Edwards Park (Johnston Ave. & and Pine St.) at 10am today, and every other Saturday.
Free Waterfront Vinyasa Yoga at Owen Grundy Pier (Exchange Place, next to Hyatt). Get your stretch on from 9-10:15am, while taking in the view of Manhattan.
Green Villian‘s BBQ (3rd installment of series) From 12-6pm, listen to live music at Lafayette Community Garden (314 Pacific Ave.) and enjoy beer and BBQ in support of More Than A Race‘s Summer Camp. $20 admission includes all food and drink. Deets.
Jersey City’s West Indian and Caribbean-American 18th Annual Carnival kicks off at 12pm with a parade at Lincoln Park, followed by festivities at Exchange Place (3-8pm). Think floats, fun, performances by local dance troupes and musicians, games and food.
Paella & Sangria Garden Party This just-for-fun event will raise money in support of Movies in The Park (Pershing Field and Washington Park). Enjoy an afternoon of paella, sangria and dancing to Spanish beats by DJs Smoke and Kleber from 3-7pm at 662 Palisade Ave. Tickets are $40. Buy here.
Hatha Style Yoga Class at Grassroots Community Space (54 Coles Street) from 9:30-11am. Suggested donation of $10.
Farmer’s Market at Riverview Fisk Park. Buy farm-fresh produce and unique local goods from 9am-2pm. Plus, FREE YOGA TODAY @10am!! (Ogden Ave. & Bowers St.) Details here.
Block Party Exhibition at Liberty Science Center 10am-4:30pm.
Salsa Under the Sun! Yesenia Peralta hosts salsa lessons from 6-7pm at Boca Grande (564 Washington Blvd.) $10 per person.
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