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Weekend Roundup (10/7 - 10/9)

✒️ Jersey City Reads Poems continues at the Jersey City Theater Center! Listen to local poets as they capture the area's diversity and culture, tickets run $10


⚖️ Fight for housing justice in JC by joining Right to Counsel JC's Day of Action! Meet at Hudson County Community College to rally and knock on doors.


👚 Swap, don't shop, at the first ever McGinley Square Community Clothing Swap at Crema. Bring clean, gently used clothing to exchange with neighbors!


🪔 Celebrate the Festival of Lights - Diwali with the Saraswati Cultural Association at Exchange Place! Ft. live performances, vendors, dances, & more!


Friday (10/7)

Sip & Sew

  • 2 PM - 8 PM at Golden design upholstery

  • Last class starts at 6:30pm, ending at 8pm

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Artist & Maker Market

  • 3 PM - 9 PM Friday & 12 PM - 6 PM at Grove Street

  • Shop local & handmade art, vintage, music, artisan goods, and more!

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Free Wine Tasting: Transitional Wines

  • 5 PM - 7 PM at CoolVines on Grove

  • It's in the air. We can all feel it. Summer is a memory, and the transition to Autumnal weather is upon us. Despite this week's incessant downpour and plunging temperatures, we know this year still has some days of relative warmth and sunshine left in it, though. Which wines do we reach for during the push and pull of that indecisive time of year? We'll answer that burning question at this week's wine tasting!

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Beauty and the Ashes Opening Reception

  • 6 PM - 8 PM at 15 Path Plaza

  • Please join us at the Commuter Gallery to for the exhibition of @paintings_shiva_jlayer . The opening reception at the Commuter Gallery located at 15 Path Plaza, within the Journal Square Transportation Center, this Friday October 7th from 6-8 pm. The exhibition will be open from October 5th-29th.

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Rocky Horror Picture Show: Live Shadowcast

  • 7 PM - 10 PM at Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery

  • Friday, October 7, 2022 at 7:00pm, The Cosmic Light Cabaret returns to The Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery to bring you a kick-ass outdoor Halloween show! Featuring a costume contest with exciting prizes PLUS the full Rocky Horror Picture Show experience, complete with prop bags, a live shadowcast, and more!

  • Tickets $25, prop bags $5

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Jersey City Reads Poems

  • 7 PM - 9 PM at Jersey City Theater Center

  • 💥Jersey City Theater Center Presents: Jersey City Reads Poems💥Join us at @jctcenter to listen to these local luminaries share their work!💥Readers: Christopher Greggs, Julia Guez, and Brenda Shaughnessy

  • Tickets $10

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Comedy Jam

  • 8 PM - 10 PM at 902 Brewing Co .

  • Like are you freaking kidding me!! Oct 7th we are celebrating the anniversary of @comedyjam_nj being @902brewing!

  • Tickets $30

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Jazz at Moore’s Place

  • 8 PM - 11 PM at Moore's Lounge

  • Weekly jazz performances by local musician Winard Harper

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Saturday (10/8)

Yoga & Hula Hooping

  • 9 AM - 11 AM at Canco Park

  • Yoga 9AM, Hula Hooping 10AM. Come Join, Get Grounded, Love yourself.

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Walk Together to Caven Point

  • 10 AM - 12 PM at 300 Morris Pesin Dr

  • Rescheduled again to Saturday, October 8 at 10 AM. Please come out to support this important ADVOCACY WALK for the Protection bill for Caven Point. We had to change from tomorrow Sunday because of the latest forecast. Please spread the word!

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Right-to-Counsel Day of Action

  • 10 AM - 2 PM at Hudson County Community College

  • Ready to fight for housing justice in Jersey City? Join our Day of Action on October 8th at 10:00AM to rally for Right-to-Counsel and knock on doors to bring our neighbors into the movement. RSVP now and bring a few friends along with you!

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Harvest & Cultural Diversity Festival

  • 10 AM - 2 PM at Hamilton Park

  • In case you missed the announcement, this is a reminder that our Harvest Festival is now this coming Saturday, October 8th at Hamilton Park from 10am-2pm! 🎃🍂 We are so excited to celebrate fall with all of you! Activities include hand crafts, pumpkin painting, food vendors, a photo corner, dance party for the little ones and more.

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Hudson County 4-H Family Learning Garden Volunteering

  • 10 AM - 1 PM at Lincoln Park

  • Want to learn to grow food and be in community with fellow urban gardeners? Join us at the 4-H Family Learning Garden! 🥬🥕🍓🌿

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Smorgasborg JC

  • 11 AM - 6 PM at Harborside Place

  • Outdoor food market featuring a variety of vendors

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Birds of Prey

  • 12 PM - 1 PM at Riverview Park

  • Our Birds of Prey workshop has been rescheduled to THIS SATURDAY from 12-1! Don’t miss this special presentation of owls, an American kestrel, and a red-tailed hawk by @flatrockbrook and @rnajerseycity at Riverview Park! This event is free to attend.

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Biblioteca Criolla’s 50th Anniversary

  • 12 PM - 4 PM at Jersey City Free Public Library

  • Come this Saturday to our Priscilla Gardner Main Library and celebrate Biblioteca Criolla’s 50th Anniversary, from 12-4 PM. Segunda Quimbamba, Jersey City’s own non-profit cultural arts organization celebrating Puerto Rican Folkloric drum music Bomba and Plena, will be featured performers. Come and enjoy the dancing and music as Hispanic Heritage Month continues at the JCFPL.

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Queer Women’s Party

  • 12 PM - 5 PM at Grove Station

  • On International Lesbian Day, LezFest @lezfest_hpc makes a return! Join us at the Grove Station @thegrovestation on Saturday, October 8th from 12PM-5PM for a celebration of our history, diversity, and culture!

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Candlelight Vigil

  • 12 PM - 3 PM at Citi Bike: Jackson Square

  • Join Mount Olive Baptist Church & Greater Macedonia Pentecostal Temple for a Candlelight Prayer Vigil on Saturday, October 8th at noon as we remember those we lost to Covid-19.

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Mental Health Seminar

McGinley Square Community Clothing Swap

  • 1 PM - 5 PM at Crema

  • Swap, Don't Shop! Please come out to Crema on Saturday, October 8th from 1PM to 5PM to support the first-ever McGinley Square community event of its kind! Bring your CLEAN, GENTLY USED clothing to add to our swap. Pick up a few items to affordably augment your wardrobe in a more sustainable manner!♻️

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Jersey City Brew Club Walking Tour

  • 2 PM - 4 PM at The Beacon

  • On this tour, we’ll enter the homes of several of the area’s finest homebrewers. They will display their setups, discuss their craft, and most importantly, open their stash of delicious homemade beer. DO: Bring your thirst. DO: Be prepared to walk about 2 miles over the course of the day. DO: Eat lunch beforehand. We will have snacks on hand though. The tour will begin at 2 pm on Saturday, October 8th, by The Beacon. It will conclude Downtown near the 10th St Enbankment. The longest leg of our journey will be a 20 minute walk.

  • Tickets $25 (suggested donation)

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Hocus Pocus Drag Brunch

Sunday (10/9)

Pop-Up Market

  • 9 AM - 3 PM at Treehouse

  • 🚨 POP - UP Alert 🚨 In collaboration with @njskateshop & @201.thrift , @treehousejc will be having a pop up store in the backyard October 9th 9am-3pm. NJ will have samples of their limited edition New Balance Numeric 440 dedicated to Roosevelt Stadium and honoring the historic moment that took place there 77 years prior in celebration of NJ’s 20th Anniversary and some other fun surprises, while 201 Thrift will have a huge selection of Vintage Finds. Get ready, it’s going to be wild. 🛹 ☕️

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Yoga In The Park

  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM at Riverview-Fisk Park

  • Free with donation, suggested $10. Pre-registration & bringing your own mat recommended

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Festival of Lights - Diwali 2022

  • 12 PM - 6 PM at Exchange Place

  • SCA & The City of Jersey City present to you Festival of Lights - Diwali 2022 with live performances, vendors, Cultural & Folk dances, raffles, lots of fun for everyone... FREE ENTRY

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Dried Decoration Workshop

  • 3 PM - 4:30 PM at Riverview-Fisk Park

  • Join us in Riverview Park for a dried plant decoration workshop! Make a harvest-themed swag or centerpiece using locally-collected natural materials. Learn tips for drying plants, flowers, and gourds. Go from bewitching to witchy as the season progresses!

  • Tickets $25, advanced registration required

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Sunday Movie Night at Dullboy

  • 8:30 PM - 10:30 PM at dullboy

  • Movie showings weekly on Sundays with specialty cocktails

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