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Weekend Roundup (5/6-5/8)

๐Ÿ“œ Looking to learn a bit of Jersey City history and/or culture? Hudson County is celebrating History & Heritage Month at the Brennan courthouse with guided tours of the beaux-arts-style building and performances by local cultural orgs!


๐ŸŽต Vinyl enthusiast? Deep Space Gallery is hosting Wax On, a vinyl DJ set and flea market popup! Prefer something more formal? Check out NJCU's Music of Brazil and the Americas, a benefit concert featuring Brazilian singers/songwriters.


๐ŸŽญ More of a theater person? INKubator, Art House Production's New Play Festival, is starting this weekend with Daxton on the Night Shift at 7/11, a feminist critique of Scott Pilgrim and the culture surrounding the film.


Friday (5/6)


Diversity Day

  • 3-6pm at Ferris Triangle Park

  • A celebration of cultures with music, dance, food and art! Featuring students of NJCU

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Artist & Maker Market

  • 3-9pm Friday & 12-6pm Saturday at Grove Street PATH

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

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Mother's Day Celebration

  • 4-7pm at Hamilton Park

  • We have organized a ton of activities for moms and their kids. There will be a picture corner to capture sweet memories with your kiddos and arts & crafts, music for kids, cookie decorating, delicious food vendors, performances, and more!

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Free Wine Tasting

  • 5-7pm at CoolVines

  • Have you ever felt like you'd like a little more body and texture in your rosรฉ? Well, we know we have. At times like that, we find ourselves reaching for a nice chillable red. Come by the tasting this week to check out a few lovely reds that could benefit from a slight chill.

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Monira Fridays Emerge Open Mic/Artist Showcase

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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Jazz Performance at Moore's Place

  • 8-11pm Friday & 7-10pm Sunday at Moore's Lounge

  • Weekly jazz performances by local musician Winard Harper

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Saturday (5/7)


Wake-n-Rake

  • 9am-1pm at Harsimus Cemetery

  • Join us every Saturday after 9am for outdoor volunteer work! (We recommend covers shoes or boots, long sleeves and long pants)

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Book Swap

  • 10am-12pm at Luna de Papel

  • We will host a book swap on Saturday May 7th from 10am - 12pm. You are welcome to stop-by anytime and browse from a selection of books. Bring a book - Take a book. No registration needed for this event.

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Downtown JC Cleanup

  • 10am-1pm at Hamilton Park

  • Anyone is welcome to join! No materials needed

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Najรฉ & Rose Popup

  • 11am-5pm at Baonanas HQ

  • Featuring handmade ceramics, knits, and more

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Smorgasburg

  • 11am-6pm at Harborside Place

  • Outdoor food market featuring a variety of vendors

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Hudson County History & Heritage Month Celebration

  • 11am-2pm at Historical Brennan Courthouse

  • Featuring live entertainment, face painting, food vendors, guided tours and local organizations. Performances by: Surati, Indian Performing Arts @ 11:30am & Spirit of Life Ensemble, Rhythm of Jazz with a World Beat @ 1pm

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Curators Choice 2022: Opening Reception

  • 1-4pm at Casa Colombo

  • Featuring select local artists

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Wax On: Vinyl DJ Set & Flea Popup Market

  • 1-6pm at Deep Space Gallery

  • Deep Space crew is teaming up with WarmWax Records & Flea to bring you a very special Saturday afternoon. Niko (wax) & BadHabits will be serenading us with some spectacular vinyl dj sets while a curated lineup of small biz vendors set up shop in our downstairs and upstairs spaces. Prep for some of the best vintage, wellness, skincare, local apparel and vinyl that this side of the Hudson has to offer!!

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Mother's Day Popup

  • 2-7pm at Sip Studios

  • Featuring 10+ vendors, food, music, drink, free samples, and raffles

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Northern Belle Hat Co.'s 2022 Kentucky Derby Watch Party

  • 2-8pm at Grove Station

  • Moms looking for some fun? ๐Ÿ˜ Get dressed up and watch the Kentucky Derby at the Grove Station! ๐Ÿ‘’๐ŸŽ๐Ÿ’‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹ The dress code is anything fabulous! A beautiful spring dress, jumpsuit or whatever you feel most comfortable in and of course, wearing a hat or fascinator is tradition.โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹

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โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹Puerto Rican Small Business & Craft Market

  • 2-8pm at Barrow Mansion

  • Introducing the Boricua Community Building Center a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation to encourage economic opportunities for Puerto Ricans here and abroad. Come join us for an extraordinary event and learn more about ways you can help Puerto Rico.

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Weeding Out The Stoned

  • 8:30-10pm at Sip Studios

  • Tickets $20

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Sunday (5/8)


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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Yoga In The Park

  • 10:30-11:30am at Riverview Park

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

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Music of Brazil and the Americas

  • 3pm at NJCU Margaret William Theatre

  • The Caroline L. Guarini Department of Music, Dance and Theater in collaboration with the Office of Global Initiatives would like to invite you to the 2022 benefit concert โ€œMusic of Brazil and the Americasโ€ featuring Rio de Janeiro based singer-songwriter Luciane Dom, and Brazilian lyric soprano Angelica de la Riva, together with NJCU students and alumni. Luciane Dom has been awarded an Institute of International Education Artist Protection Fund Fellowship and is in residence at New Jersey City University.

  • $5 Students / $15 Seniors / $25 General Admission

  • Vax proof/masks required

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Sunday Movie Night

  • 7-9pm at Dullboy

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

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INKubator New Play Festival: Daxton on the Night Shift at 7/11

  • 7:30pm at Grassroots Community Space

  • It's midnight at the last 7/11 open 24 hours in The United States of America and impending doom of the discontinuation of the much-cherished red slurpee has sent the world as we know it into a global crisis. The 7/11 Corporation has put all of its slurpee machines on lockdown, bracing itself as a new organization known as the Red Slurpee Brigade threatens all of humanity in the pursuit of their beloved red slurpee. As for the last 7/11 still operating at 24 hours in America? Well... new hire and criminally inept cashier Daxton's on the night shift and retired Manic Pixie Dream Girl, now part-time Letterboxd critic Baby in a Corner is looking for her slurpee fix. A play about how Scott Pilgrim enabled an entire generation of men to be undateable.

  • Free, advanced registration required. Suggested donation $5

  • Vax proof/masks required

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