9/21/13 Hudson County: Fun in Washington Park

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The Washington Park Association of Hudson County is hosting an all day festival this Saturday, September 21st from 10am-6:30pm.

In their words, there will be:

?Four live bands

?The NJ Symphony, Hudson Shakespeare Group, West Hudson Opera, Golden Door Film Festival, Donovan Ensemble all providing different forms of entertainment

?Art workshops like: Swap-A-Rama-Rama, new start-up JC Heights Fab Lab doing 3D printing, Distillery Gallery hosts a hack the mask workshop

?CUDA break dancing competition

?Lots of face painting

?Interactive story telling for the kids

?Free educational outreach program

?Over 90 visual artist representing all mediums

?Food trucks and other vendors

Get your fitness on beforehand: O’Connell’s Cystic Fibrosis 5K Run is happening in Union City, or go to Washington Park early for Yoga in the Heights, Zumba-style dancing or extreme boot camp (10am).

More details here.

My only question is: Am I too old to get my face painted?
JCG

 

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What’s Happening In Jersey City This Weekend? 6/7/13

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June is popping and it’s time to celebrate the weekend again! Here’s what’s on tap, JC-ers.

 

Friday 6/7/13

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

Groove on Grove is happening on Friday this week, instead of its usual Wednesday. It starts at 8pm, also at the Grove Street PATH. Band lineup here.

JC Fridays ART Show  SJC Green Drinks and ART JC Fridays team up at the HCCC Culinary Institute and Conference Center (161 Newkirk St. by JSQ PATH) for a night of art, music, refreshments, and best of all, artists will be speaking about their work and artistic processes. 6pm-9pm. Cost $5-10.

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Saturday 6/8/13

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.

Hamilton Park hosts a festival including entertainment, children’s activities, sports clinics, vendors and more from 10am-6pm. Rain date is on Sunday June, 9. Details here.

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.

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Sunday 6/9/13

Mindfulness Meditation. From 9-10:30am, join others in the community for a morning meditation session at Yoga Shunya (275 Grove St., 3rd fl.) Small donation suggested.

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

Liberty Humane Society of Jersey City is hosting a go-kart fundraising event. There are even prizes for the fastest racers. Info here.

JC Food Co-Op is hosting a chef showdown at 4pm. Jersey City chefs will compete at this fundraising event at Barrow Mansion (83 Wayne St.) using JCFC in-season ingredients to create culinary delights that will be judged by local “celebrities.” Music, craft beer, a silent auction, and bowling in the famous antique alley in the basement will all be included. Tickets here.

 

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

Enjoy,
JCG

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