What’s Happening in Jersey City This Weekend? 5/24/13

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!

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Friday 5/24/13

A Time In Arcadia Exhibition is being held at the Jersey City Public Library’s main branch (472 Jersey Ave.) from 10am-7pm. Learn about plants, gardening, and cultivating the earth. More info here.

Read to Ella! at the Five Corners branch of the library (678 Newark Ave.) For children grades K-3. 3:30pm.

Creative Grove Art Market Visit the Grove Street PATH area to check out local art, jewelry and other crafts. 3pm-9pm.

THEATER: F.I.T.R. presents The Pillowman at Barrow Street Mansion (83 Wayne St.) 7pm $25 per person with complimentary beer and wine. Buy tickets here.

 

Saturday 5/25/13:

Lightning Liberty 5k run begins at 8:15am. Sign up here

Van Vorst Farmer’s Market Stop by Van Vorst Park (Montgomery St. & Jersey Ave.) from 8:30am-3pm to gather all of your local produce.

Ed’s Exchange Merchant Market Shop the flea or sell your own goods. 10am-6pm at McGinley Square (672 Bergen Ave.) Tables are $10-20.

Green Villian is hosting a festival at the Lafayette Community Garden (314 Pacific Ave.) at 12pm. Live music. Admission is $20.

Lucky 7 Tavern (322  2nd St.) and the Lamp Post Bar & Grill both have live bands from 9pm and 10pm on, respectively.

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Sunday 5/26/13

Farmer’s Market at Riverview Fisk ParkBuy farm-fresh produce and unique local goods from 9am-2pm. (Ogden Ave. & Bowers St.) Details here.

Hatha Style Yoga From 9:30am – 11am at 54 Coles St. Suggested donation of $10.

St. Mary’s Church, Resurrection Parish (254 Second St.) is having their annual  Santacruzan and Flores de Mayo Festival. Mass will be at 2pm, followed by a procession and a street fair (Second St. between Erie & Marin) with artists from The Filipino Channel (TFC) performing.

 

Monday 5/27/13

The Lafayette Amvets Post 33 will hold a Memorial Day Parade which will kick off at 9:30am at Pacific and Bramhall avenues

Honoring Our Heroes: Military and Musical Tribute will be hosted at The Historic Jersey City & Harsimus Cemetery (435 Newark Ave.)

 

Happy MDW!

Let me know what you did this weekend: tweet @jerseycitygia or email me jerseycitygia@gmail.com

Enjoy,
JCG

 

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Dining Deals For Jersey City 5/23/13

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Jersey City Bistro is offering a 50% discount (spend $15 for $30 worth of food and drink). Click here to buy.

Michael Anthony’s has a deal for lunch or dinner at a 50% discount. Last day to buy in. Details here.

The Melting Pot also features a special of up to half off of your meal. Click here to redeem.

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Exchange Place Florist

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I received the most beautiful bouquet of flowers last week from a place that wasn’t even on my radar. It forever will be now. Exchange Place Florist is the bomb. They serve up fresh flowers, plants, gourmet gift baskets and outfit weddings, corporate events, lobby decor, funerals…you name it. Jenny (from the block) will hook you up. (201) 435-1997. They’re located at 33 Hudson St. (corner of Greene and Morris). Enjoy!

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What’s Happening in Jersey City This Weekend?

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Friday 5/19/13

Read to Ella! at the Five Corners branch of the library (678 Newark Ave.) For children grades K-3. 3:30pm.

Creative Grove Art Market Visit the Grove Street PATH area to check out local art, jewelry and other crafts. 3pm-9pm.

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Saturday 5/18/13:

Van Vorst Farmer’s Market Stop by Van Vorst Park (Montgomery St. & Jersey Ave.) from 8:30am-3pm to gather all of your local produce.

Ed’s Exchange Merchant Market Shop the flea or sell your own goods. 10am-6pm at McGinley Square (672 Bergen Ave.) Tables are $10-20.

Applying For High School 101 For $20, learn the tips to get your child into the best schools in Hudson County, both public and private. Worskhop is from 11am-1pm at Indiegrove (121 Newark Ave, 5th Floor)

Saturday Evening of Song From 7:30-11pm,  let your ears ring with “Julian and Dominique,” who will perform standards, 60s music and pop songs of today at Casa Dante (737 Newark Ave.).  Reservations: (201) 795-2750.

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Sunday 5/19/13

Walk the Walkway From 9am-12pm, join the Hudson River Waterfront Conservancy of NJ for a 3-mile walk in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the legislation that created this great riverfront treasure. Meet at Kennedy Blvd. and 1st St. (near the Bayonne bridge). Suggested donation of $5. Register here.

Farmer’s Market at Riverview Fisk Park. Buy farm-fresh produce and unique local goods from 9am-2pm. (Ogden Ave. & Bowers St.) Details here.

Hatha Style Yoga From 9:30am – 11am at 54 Coles St. Suggested donation of $10.

Salsa Under the Sun! Yesenia Peralta hosts salsa lessons from 6-7pm at Boca Grande (564 Washington Blvd.) $10 per person.

 

Let me know what you did this weekend: tweet @jerseycitygia or email me jerseycitygia@gmail.com

Enjoy,
JCG

 

 

 

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