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.
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Surf Cityopens! 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.
Bike JCis holding its annualBike Ward Tourat 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.
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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.
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.
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.