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Weekend Roundup (4/1-4/3)

🦚 Want to celebrate St Peter's historic cinderella run? Check out the parade being held in the team's honor this Friday at 2pm! Route to follow JFK from Lincoln Park to St Peter's University.

🥘 Hungry for something more? Smorgasburg has its opening weekend this Saturday featuring a variety of food vendors. Riverview Wine is also holding an unlimited Aperitivo cocktail event Sunday afternoon, tickets run $45.

🎭 Rather catch a show? NJCU's Art department is performing Pippin, a musical story of a young prince on his search for meaning, throughout the weekend. Tickets are $15 for students/seniors, $25 for general admission.

Friday (4/1)

St Peter's Peacock Parade

  • 2pm starting at Lincoln Park, ending at St Peter's

  • Celebratory parade for the St Peter's College Men's Basketball Team!

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Free Wine Tasting

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

  • When people think of Portuguese wines too often, they only think of Port and Vinho Verde. While these are iconic for a reason there is much more to see in this ancient wine producing culture that has over 250 indigenous grapes, not counting the global varietals like Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay. With all the options Portugal has to offer, you'll never be bored with Portuguese wines.

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The Fest for Beatles Fans 2022

  • 5pm-12am Friday, 12pm-12am Sat/Sun at Hyatt Regency

  • The original & longest running Beatles celebration, since 1974!

  • Tickets $60+

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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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Dead Since Popup Event

  • 7pm-12am Friday (must RSVP), 12pm-6pm Sat/Sun at The Spot JC (15 Wilkinson Ave)

  • 3 Day Popup Event for local fashion brand Dead Since

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Tarot with Joe's Instant Reading Guide Release Party

  • 7:30pm at SMUSH Gallery

  • This April Fool's, let the first card in the tarot deck, The Fool, be your guide. Join us for a new adventure in tarot at the release party of master teacher and modern mystic Joe Monteleone's Thoth Tarot: Instant Reading Guide! The evening includes a presentation from Joe @tarotwithjoe about tarot, how to use the guide, and a Q&A, then time to explore. Limited private readings are available; sign up coming soon! Admission includes a copy of the Thoth Tarot: Instant Reading Guide, and additional copies are available for sale.

  • Tickets $20-35

  • Vax proof/masks required

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NJCU Pippin Performance

  • 8pm Friday/Saturday and 3pm Sunday at Margaret Williams Theater

  • There's magic to do when Pippin learns the true meaning of glory, war, love, and fulfillment in Stephen Schwartz's iconic and unforgettable award-winning musical masterpiece. Winner of four 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, this updated version of Pippin continues to captivate and appeal to the young at heart throughout the world.

  • Tickets $15 Students/Seniors, $25 General Admission

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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 (4/2)

JC Record Riot

  • 9am-5pm at Grove Street PATH

  • But have you heard it on Vinyl? 🤩🎶JC Record Riot returns this Saturday, April 2nd in the Grove Street Path Plaza.

Perfect for getting to know fellow record heads and digging for gems.​​​​ with over 40 tables of LPs, CDs, 45s- come join the great JC vinyl community and dealers from all over the tri-state area 🎸

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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Journal Square Cleanup

  • 10am-12pm at Canco Park

  • We are back for the first of many JSQ Cleanups! Meet by Canco Park to pick up supplies, enjoy coffee & donuts, and meet your neighbors!

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Free Bike Tire Change Workshop

  • 10am at Grove Street Bicycles

  • The #cyclesurgeon@_redwolff_ teaching new riders how to change a tire. Catch the class next Saturday April 2nd 10am. FREE ADMISSION.

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Smorgasburg Opening Weekend

  • 11am-6pm at Harborside Place

  • Outdoor market featuring a wide variety of food & drink vendors

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Memorial Program for Councilman Michael Yun

  • 1pm at City Hall Council Chambers

  • Please join us for a special memorial program celebrating the life of Councilman Michael Yun. April 2nd at 1pm, City Hall Council Chambers.

For more information please contact: 201-547-6921

Free Mighty Swell Hard Seltzer Tasting

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

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Nowruz: New Paintings by Marianne Nowottny Opening Reception

  • 5-8pm at Outlander Gallery

  • Pleas be welcome and invited.

'Nowruz: New Paintings by Marianne Nowottny' @mnowottnyartist@marianne.nowottny

April 2nd - 30th, 2022

Light refreshments served. Masks optional.

The Nature of Pear Opening Reception

  • 5-8pm at Outlander Gallery

  • Please be welcome and invited.

The Nature of Pear - a solo exhibition by Jan Burke @burke5of6

April 2nd - 30th, 2022

Light refreshments served. Masks optional.

JC Mutual Aid Society Meetup

  • 7pm at JSQ Lounge

  • Ever wanted to come by and meet the friendly people behind JCMAS? Come have a drink with us and learn about ways you can get involved in your community! We’d love to have you.

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The Royal Arctic Institute Music Performance

  • 8-10pm at Fox & Crow

  • NJ - miss us? The second leg of the "Car Nap To Soundcheck Tour" continues! First up in Hudson County where we are hitting @foxandcrowjc in Jersey City! Two sets of jammers starting at 8:00PM. Great beers and burgers as well. So come on down and spend the night!

  • $10 cover

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80's Party For No Reason

  • 10pm-1am at Ed & Mary's

  • An 80s party for… no reason!! 🔥💥🤷‍♀️👏❤️! save the date! Saturday night April 2nd. 10pm-1am with @dj_kid_katrillion spinnin our favorite new wave and eighties hits! DRESS UP! $50.- gift card to the best dressed - I literally can not wait for this

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Sunday (4/3)

Grove Street Bicycles Ride

  • 8am starting from Grove Street Bicycles

  • Weekly Sunday morning bike ride. Route details posted on their insta each preceding Thursday.

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McGinley Square Pop-up

  • 10am-4pm at Montgomery St & Bergen Ave

  • Featuring food, music, plant parenting workshop, & guided bike ride!

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Scones for Autism

  • 11am at Bambino Chef

  • Blueberry & chocolate scone baking class for ages 4-10! Proceeds will be donated to The Whole Spectrum Organization

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John Ruddy "Celebrating a life well lived" Opening Reception

  • 1-4pm at Art150 Gallery (150 Bay St)

  • ProArts is honored to present the works of John Ruddy. Curated by Andrea Artemis Morin, this posthumous exhibit celebrates Ruddy’s rich and vibrant life through a selection of his works inspired by his world travels, beloved family, and extensive background in the arts. Characterized by bright colors, bold compositions, and glittering details, these works offer a glimpse into the mind of an artist who will be greatly missed by all those who knew him and the entire community.

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Gin Making Class

  • 1:30-4:30pm at Corgi Spirits

  • Your ticket includes a round of complimentary cocktails, a three hour start to finish gin making class, and your very own bottle of hand crafted gin! Feel free to bring some snacks or dinner with you or have your favorite JC spot deliver right to you.

  • Tickets $100

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Riverview Wine Rite of Spring Aperitivo Event

  • 3-6pm at Purdie Space (523 Palisade Ave)

  • Help us usher in Spring and all things joyous and post-Covid(ish) at Purdie Space, 523 Palisade Ave, on Sunday April 3 from 3pm to 6pm for UNLIMITED APERITIVI COCKTAILS concocted by Riverview/LoFi's own Kyle Nemick with support from Dillon Mafit of Skurnik Wines. There will be 3 types of cocktail to make your way through as well as a Spritz bar, snacks, live music, and friendly faces. Yeah You are welcome to come and go too! Take a stroll over to Sure Things vintage, through the park, to The Lucky Honey Bee, To Busy Bee, get a second wave at Mod Cup, etc -- then come back and start all over again.

  • Tickets $45

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Free Jazz Performance

  • 4-7pm at American Legion Post 107 (308 2nd St) [Hoboken]

  • Weekly free jazz performances on Sundays, check their insta for lineup

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Sunday Movie Night

  • 7:30-9:30pm at Dullboy

  • Movie showings weekly on Sundays with specialty cocktails. Featured title posted on their insta Sunday afternoon.

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