Weekend Roundup (3/25-3/27)
🇺🇦 Want to support Ukraine? With some bonus exercise and/or ice cream? Bring a donation to Ukraine 5k Gelato Fundraiser this Friday night, organized by Jersey City Runners & Jersey & Co. Gelato!
💃 Fan of avant-garde dance as commentary on gentrification? Check out "Begin, again" a series of three ongoing dance pieces that examine the landscape around Journal Square Saturday and Sunday. Tickets $10-30
🎉 More of a partying mood? Catch the Peacocks Game Watch Party at Departed Soles Friday night! They'll also have a limited supply of their #BustedBracket beers. There's also a Night Market at Corgi Spirits Saturday night ft music, food, and local vendors, hosted by Terrace Plants!
Ukraine 5k Gelato Fundraiser
6pm starting at Jersey & Co. Gelato
Run organized by Jersey City Runners and Jersey & Co. Gelato. In order to participate, please show a receipt of donation from https://novaukraine.org/ or bring items for a care package. Items needed are tourniquets, radios, goggles, flashlights, and other emergency items. Please do not bring clothing/medicine as it is being provided by the EU.
The run will be easy so don't worry about pacing and it is open to all levels! If you don't want to run but just want to donate for the gelato that is fine as well. We should be back at the store around 7/7.30pm so you can just meet us there.
Be sure to wear yellow and blue!
Sanit Peter's Game Watch Party
7pm at Departed Soles Brewery
Watch party for Saint Peter's game against Purdue! The brewery also has a limited supply of their #BustedBracket beers, celebrating the Peacocks' Sweet 16 run.
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
Free Performance by Con Vivo Music
7-10pm at Smush Gallery
Featuring L Collective and Makrya, suggested donation
Vax proof and masks required
RuPaul's Drag Race Viewing Party
8-10pm at Six26
Weekly viewing party hosted by RPDR contestants Olivia Lux and Kimmy Sumony
Speed Dating/Improv Class - 40+ singles
8-10pm at Green Pear Heights
An exciting singles meeting event combining improv, delicious food, and meeting new people in a fun, safe environment. Sample delicious tapas, great new people, and learn & participate in fun games that teach you to trust in your spontaneity skills!
Tickets $65 per person, include class, games, tapas & byob
10pm-2am at Porta
(ROADIE) CELEBRATES AND HONOR WOMEN WHO HAVE TRAVELED THE ROAD LESS TAKEN AND HAVE GONE AGAINST THE GRAIN TO LIVE THEIR DREAMS AND PURSUE WHAT'S TRUE IN THEIR HEARTS, MINDS & SOULS. AS A GLOBE-TROTTING PARTY, WE USE OUR PLATFORM TO WELCOME, APPRECIATE & INCLUDE WOMEN FROM ALL WALKS IN LIFE TO SHARE OUR PASSION & TO HONOR THE DIVERSITY OF GENERATIONS, SOUND & HERITAGE.
Free Bike Tire Change Workshop
10-11am at Grove Street Bicycles
Catching a flat tire is apart of cycling. Learn how to change your flat this Saturday, 10am at @grovestreetgiantjc with the cycle surgeon, chris the @_redwolff_.
The workshop teach you how to remove your wheel remove the tire. Check the puncture, replace the tube and properly inflate and reinstall your wheel. this class is open to everyone this Saturday at 10 am at @grovestreetgiantjc 172 Columbus Jersey City NJ. DM for more details
Trailblazers Volunteer Day
10am-12pm at Liberty State Park
LSP Trailblazers focus on removing non-native, invasive weeds and vines and planting of native shrubs to enhance wildlife habitat and trail access. Please be sure to dress to work outdoors with long sleeves, pants, sturdy shoes, and work gloves if you have them. We will meet at the Nature Center located at 275 Freedom Way.
Recommended for ages 10 & up. Pre-registration required.
FAA Neighborhood Cleanup
10am-1pm at French American Academy
Come join the FAA community and neighbors to help keep Jersey City clean and sustainable. Spread the word. Friends & Family are welcome to join.
Period Care Package Event
12-3pm at tbd location
The Flow Initiative and Jersey City Women invite you to assemble period care packages that will restore dignity to so many people that suffer from period poverty, a lack of access to menstrual products, from Jersey City to Ukraine.
Location provided upon RSVP
Celebration of Women's Rights
1-3pm at City Hall
Featuring craft project and "Votes For Women" film screening
Free admission, family friendly (ages 6+)
Jersey City Mural Festival Exhibition: Artist Talk Series
2-4pm at Commuter Gallery (15 Path Plaza)
A conversation with mural artists SULE and Manuel "The Creator" Pulla of Soho Renaissance Factory
Begin, again Dance Performance
2-3pm Saturday & Sunday at SMUSH Gallery
Begin, again is an hour long dance performance occurring simultaneously in SMUSH Gallery and out in the surrounding neighborhood. Sarah Rose @sorosey , Curatorial Fellow in Dance, invites you to take a walk in the neighborhood and experience three ongoing dance pieces at your own pace. Rose and collaborators Taylor Ballard @taylor_ballard_ Ciara Byrne @ciaradancer313 Janet Cesarotti @janetfromanotherplanet__ Helen Greider @helen_greider and Kimberly Sausman @ksaus14 use the architecture of the body as a research medium to explore the gentrifying landscape in and around Journal Square. Maps will be provided for the journey. Join us back at SMUSH Gallery for a post performance reception. Presented as part of the SMUSH Gallery Curatorial Fellowship in Dance
Tickets $10-30, reception to follow
Masks and vax proof required
Plants Vibe With Humans
7pm-12am at Corgi Spirits
A night market & celebration to recognize culture, small businesses, and community.
All ages welcome, 21+ to drink
The Laugh Tour Comedy Show
Shows 7pm & 9pm at Dorrian's Red Hand
Tickets $15 adv / $20 at door
Vax proof required, masks encouraged
Grove Street Bicycles Ride
8am starting from Grove Street Bicycles
Weekly Sunday morning bike ride. Route details posted on their insta each preceding Thursday.
Sunday Movie Night
5:30-7:30pm at Dullboy
Movie showings weekly on Sundays with specialty cocktails. Featured title posted on their insta Sunday afternoon.
Riff In The Room
7-10pm at Deep Space Gallery
Music 7pm, comedy 8pm
Ticket price not posted, in the past has been $20-25
Terra E Mare Opening This Weekend
Located at Hudson House, south tip of Liberty State Park
New Guatemalan Spot, Cafe Quetzal Now Open
Located at 309 Pacific Ave, in the Communipaw/Lafayette neighborhood
Razza Now Offering Indoor Dining
Located at 277 Grove St, across from City Hall