What’s Happening In Jersey City This Weekend? 6/21/13

Jersey City

The weekend’s back. What’s JC doing?

 

Friday 6/21/13

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

Artbeats official opening! People are encouraged to swing over to City Life (125 1st St.)  from 7-10pm for a painting session and a live band. BYOB.

Put the Art in Heart Art Show. City’s Dream Gallery (446 West Side Avenue) plays host to the art of graffiti artist Mr. Abillity. There will also be live jazz and a street scavenger hunt. 8pm.

 

 

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Saturday 6/22/13

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

The Reservoir will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for fishing and using the trails. Enter at the Jefferson Ave. gate between Central and Summit.

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.

“Left To My Own Devices” Art Opening Swing by White Star (230 Brunswick St.) to view Lisa Cusolito’s glass and spraypaint multidimensional mosaics at 8pm. (This event was moved to June 22nd due to bad weather on JC Fridays’ June 7.)

Art House Productions presents “Font of Knowledge” at their theater (1 McWilliams Place). Tickets are $25 for VIP seating, $18 for GA, and $12 for students and seniors. Purchase here.

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Sunday 6/23/13

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.

Grossology! at Liberty Science Center 9am-5pm.

The Reservoir will again be open, this time offering kayaking from 11am-3pm. All supplies are provided on a first-come, first-serve basis. $5 suggested donation. Enter at the Jefferson Ave. gate between Central and Summit.

Free Health & Wellness Expo hosted by 4NBC and the New York Giants will be held at MetLife Stadium. Hang with Ely and get your cholesterol checked! 11am-6pm. Other info.

 

 

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

Enjoy,
JCG

 

 

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What’s Happening This Weekend In Jersey City? 5/31/13

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It’s time to celebrate the weekend again! Here’s what’s on tap for Jersey City residents.

 

Friday 5/31/13

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

Surf City opens! Soak up sun and sand at this just opened “beach” club at 1 Marin Blvd. (formerly SandBar). Wash the week away with a pina colada and stay for the live DJ at 10pm. Accessible by PATH, light rail, car (free parking) and boat (yes, you can dock it there). More info here.

 

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Saturday 6/1/13

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.

Not Yo Mama’s Affairs is hosting one of their Parks & Crafts series. There will be unique vendors, a Father’s Day card-making station, face-painting and live music from 11am-4pm at Van Vorst Park.  Details here.

 

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Sunday 6/2/13

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

Riverview Fisk Park plays host to a Jazz Festival. Enjoy live music and activities from 11am-5pm. It’s free for you, thanks to local business sponsors! (Arrive earlier to shop the farmers market.) Jazz Festival details here.

Bike JC is holding its annual Bike Ward Tour at 11am. The 15-mile ride travels through all six wards and is about fun, not speed. Register online or in person at 9am at the starting point, Exchange Street (near PATH station). Suggested donation of $5. Full details and route here.

Hot 97’s Summer Jam Concert (number XX) is happening in nearby East Rutherford at Metlife Stadium at 3pm. Artists include Kendrick Lamar, A$AP Rocky, 2 Chains, Fabolous, Wu-Tang Clan and many more. Call (201) 559-1500 for ticket prices.

 

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

Enjoy,
JCG

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