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Weekend Roundup (3/18-3/20)

🚴 Looking to do some biking? Bike Hudson County is having their first Light-up Ride this Friday night! The approximately 11 mile route will start at Washington Park (Union City), looping through Weehawken and ending at 9th Street Light Rail Station.

🌲Prefer something outdoor & volunteering-focused? Earth Keepers runs volunteer gardening in LSP every Saturday morning (pre-registration required). There's also a Neighborhood Cleanup in Lincoln Park West Saturday afternoon!

🥃 More of a whiskey fan? CoolVines has a free whiskey tasting Saturday evening highlighting Westland Distilling. If you're looking for more variety, check out Jersey City Whiskey Fest Saturday night! Tickets are $70 and include free samples of all spirits vendors.

Friday (3/18)

Free Wine Tasting

  • 5-7pm at CoolVines (Grove St & Powerhouse locations)

  • It’s Willamette, dammit! Without a doubt, one of the most renowned areas for wine in the U.S. is in Oregon and Washington. Full of elegance and ingenuity, the Pacific Northwest is hilly with a cool climate. Besides just their famous pinots, winemakers are doing amazing things with many varieties and they don’t even have to “put a bird on it” to make them beautiful!

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JC Mural Art Festival Exhibition Artist Talk Series

  • 5:30-7:30pm at Commuter Gallery (15 Path Plaza)

  • The Global Street Art Movement Today: A Conversation with T.K. Mills, Editor-in-Chier, Up Magazine

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Bike Hudson County Inaugural Light-up Ride

  • Meeting 6:30pm at Washington Park [Union City]

  • Route goes through Weehawken, North Bergen, Union City, and Hoboken, ending at 9th St Light Rail Station. 11 miles all together

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Vision Board Party

  • 6:30-8:30pm at 135 Monticello Ave

  • In honor of Women's History Month, our Women Unified program @womenunified_hpc is partnering with Always Keep In Mind @alwayskeepinmind_ and Tina Nalls @nallstina to bring you a Vision Board Party!!

Our goal is to create vision boards that demonstrate the vision we have for our future. We'll create conversations that promote women's empowerment.

Free Comedy at the Concourse

  • 7-10pm Friday & Saturday at JSQ Lounge

  • Weekly free comedy show, check their insta for lineup! Saturday's show is more of an open mic

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The Laugh Tour Comedy Show

  • Shows 7pm & 9pm at Dorrian's Red Hand

  • Tickets $15 adv / $20 at door

  • Vax proof required, masks encouraged

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International Women's Stories

  • 7pm at Nimbus Arts Center

  • International Women’s Stories combines Visual, Literary, and Performance in an event celebrating togetherness and art! Spend your evening celebrating Women's History Month with performances by headliners, local artisan vendors, and multi-media presentations.

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RuPaul's Drag Race Viewing Party

  • 8-10pm at Six26

  • Weekly viewing party hosted by RPDR contestants Olivia Lux and Kimmy Sumony

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Saturday (3/19)

Earth Keepers in Jersey City: Liberty State Park

  • 9am-12pm at Liberty State Park

  • Liberty State Park is known to many as a local treasure. Volunteer to maintain this beautiful park while enjoying wonderful views of the harbor, Lady Liberty, and Ellis Island. Volunteers are needed to support various gardening projects including weeding, mulching, clean-up, removing invasive botanical species and planting.

  • This is a rain or shine project and starts promptly at 9:00 am with the agency contact. We suggest you arrive by 8:45 am. Please note: If you arrive later than 9:00 am at the starting point it's highly likely you will not find the group.

  • Pre-registration required

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Saint Dominic Academy Spring Thaw 5K

  • 9:30am at Liberty State Park

  • Join us THIS SATURDAY for the annual Saint Dominic Academy Spring Thaw 5k and Fun Run at Liberty State Park! We would love if you could support us through participation or donation, any amount helps! The proceeds will directly benefit the students by helping to create a new wellness/weight room for all members of the school!

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Fabulous Fungi

  • 11am-12pm at Liberty State Park

  • Come to Liberty State Park to discover the hidden world of the often overlooked fungi and learn all about these unusual organisms. Please dress to be outdoors. We will meet at the Nature Center located at 275 Freedom Way.

  • Recommended for ages 4+. Pre-registration required.

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Lincoln Park West Cleanup

  • 12-3pm at Joseph J. Jaroshak Field, Lincoln Park West

  • Nothing like Spring to begin cleaning some of Winter's left over debris. We will be near the shoreline so be sure to wear sneakers/boots that you don't mind getting dirty. Wear those old clothes too! Waiver needs to be signed prior to the event.

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Free Whiskey Tasting

  • 5-7pm at CoolVines Powerhouse

  • We have an exciting whiskey tasting with Westland distilling this Saturday at our Powerhouse location, from 5-7pm. Westland is at the forefront of the emerging American Single malt category, and were recently recognized by Whisky Magazine for best American single malt, brand innovator of the year, and campaign innovator of the year for 2021. Join us Saturday!

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Jersey City Whiskey Fest

  • 6:30-10pm at Harborside Atrium

  • Ticket holders are able to try their favorite as well as new spirits. All while getting to know more about the whiskies from experts that will take them on the ultimate tour of whiskey.

Taste an outstanding selection of whiskies and even a variety of craft spirits ranging from the all American Kentucky bourbons to the Mexican Tequila, Russian Vodka and more.

Not sure Whiskey is your drink of choice? We also feature a variety of spirits including Vodka, Gin, Tequila and many more.

Outspoken: A Mental Health Open Mic

  • 8-11pm at Corgi Spirits

  • Be loud and Outspoken! Saturday 3-19-22 join us @corgispirits from 8pm-11pm as we have an open mic 🎤 . Come through share our energy and love with one another and heal as we bring mental awareness to one another. Let’s share stories and share each other’s company for the weekend, see you there. ✌️ ❤️ 🌎

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Sunday (3/20)

Rock and Roll Playhouse: Performing The Grateful Dead

  • 12-2pm at White Eagle Hall

  • The Rock and Roll Playhouse, a family concert series hosted at historic music venues across the country, allows kids to “move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic-rock canon” (NY Times). Performing songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, The Rock and Roll Playhouse band offers its core audience of families with children aged ten and under games, movement, stories and an opportunity to rock out in an effort to educate children and explore their creativity. The Rock and Roll Playhouse is an early and often first introduction to a child’s lifelong journey with live music and rock and roll. See you at the show!

  • Vax proof required for 12+, masks required for unvaccinated under 12

  • Tickets $15

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Sunday Movie Night

  • 5:30-7:30pm at Dullboy

  • Check their insta for this week's movie!

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