Van Vorst Park plays host to Jersey City’s 6th Annual Book Festival tomorrow, Sunday September 15th. This year’s theme is “Tales of Our Cities” and features local authors, performers and artists from 10am-5pm.
Annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Historic downtown is hosting its annual Mexican fete. 4pm-12am. 279 Grove St.
Creative Grove Art Market Visit the Grove Street PATH area to check out local art. 3pm-9pm.
Community Health & Wellness Fair 11am-3pm (360 M.L.K. Drive).
Jersey City Pet Owner’s Day. Drop by the Bethune Center parking lot (140 M.L.K. Drive) anytime from 10am to 4pm to get your fluffy friend free rabies shots, free 3-in-1 shots, and licensing (cats do not need to be licensed in Jersey City). Clinics will also provide free counseling on spay/neutering, and for a small fee, microchipping, take-home dosages of Strongid (for worms), and activity flea/tick treatments. Keep your pet healthy. For more information, click here.
Kentucky Derby Day! Bars all over the city will be serving up drink specials (and mint juleps) in honor of the race.
Art House Productions presents “Sketching Summer’s Twilight,” a new musical project that needs public feedback. Hence, a talk and party after the performance. Composed by Kevin Clark. 7:30pm at 1 McWilliams Place. (Hamilton Square). To buy tickets ($10 each), click here.
Families, it’s time for the annual St. Mark’s Easterfest. Activities planned for this year include a bungee run, basketball & soccer shootout challenges, a bounce castle, a dunk tank and many other events. Plenty of food (cheesesteaks, burgers, dogs, wings) will help you replenish. 10am to 4pm, free entry, open to public. Coptic Orthodox Church of St. Mark (427 West. Side Ave.) For more details, click here.
Spring Rummage Sale at St. Matthew’s Church. Shop through clothing, furniture, and housewares. All proceeds are donated to the church. St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church (83 Wayne St.) 12pm-3pm.
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