Kennedy Dancers: Free Performance! 8/23

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The Kennedy Dancers are doing a free performance for Jersey City on Saturday, August 23rd at 4pm at the Martin Luther King Hub (at MLK Blvd and Ege Ave.)

See what the talented company has been working on all summer!

 

Enjoy,
JCG

 

 

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Concert in the Cemetery this Saturday, Jersey City! 5/17/14

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Rock-it Docket hosts its annual Spring Fundraiser, Pushing Up the Daisies, at Harsimus Cove and Cemetery (435 Newark Ave.) this Saturday, June 17th, Jersey City. The suggested donation is $10 and the schedule goes as follows:
1:00 Gates Open
1:50 RocknRoll HiFives
2:40 The Dead Bums
3:30 Overlake
4:20 Hermano Stereo
5:10 Cicada Radio
6:00 Papermaker
6:50 Coy Kids
7:40 Désir Decir
8:20 The Graveyard Kids
9:10 The Money Shot

If you can’t make the date, donate at www.jerseycitycemetery.org. As I’ve said before and am repeating now, in the cemetery’s words: “Every month we need to raise between $2000 to $3000 just to operate and purchase equipment & supplies. If 300 people would donate only $10 each, we would be all set for the month! Please help our amazing restoration work by contributing today at www.jerseycitycemetery.org.”

There will be an after-party at the Lamp Post with Wristband from Day event or a suggested Donation $5 featuring these bands:

10:30 pm Love Bomb 69
11:30 Black Wail
12:30 STUYVESANT

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Jersey City Chili Cook-Off Saturday 5/3/14

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The Jersey City Chili Cook-Off is this Saturday, May 3rd at Grove Street Plaza from 12-5pm. Restaurants and independents will compete, residents will eat and vote ($5), and a local-celeb panel will judge.

Get ready to eat!

For the complete details about the event (vendors, music, children’s activities—this is involved!) and its sponsors, read the Jersey City Independent’s article here.

Full disclosure: I write for the Jersey City Independent (not the linked article, but others, and its publisher, Catherine Hecht, is one of the judges. Come visit me at the JCI table Saturday!

 

Spice up your life,
JCG

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