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Weekend Roundup (7/8-7/10)

📸 Photography fan? Check out the inaugural Jersey City Legacy Photo Exhibition featuring activist Pamela Johnson, co-founder of the JC Anti-Violence Coalition.

🎷 Ya like jazz? Catch Camille Thurman, acclaimed vocalist and saxophonist, with the Darrell Green Quartet, live at the Statuary! Suggested donation $25.

💃 Looking to dance? Jersey City Ballroom is hosting a bilingual Salsa & Sangria class: Practice some steps & socialize over sangria! Tickets $25, pre-registration required.

🛍️ More into shopping? Pacific Flea, the monthly outdoor flea market, is this weekend. Peruse vintage and antique goods from a number of local vendors!

Friday (7/8)

Artist & Maker Market

  • 3 PM - 9 PM Friday and 12 PM - 6 PM Saturday at Grove Street

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

Free Wine Tasting: Wines in Film and TV

  • 5 PM - 7 PM at CoolVines on Grove

  • Paul Giamatti is not drinking Merlot! (Although, he does, at the end of Sideways in the form of a 1961 Bordeaux.) Chianti got quite a boost from Silence of the Lambs (talk about a food and wine pairing). There’s Audrey Hepburn popping a bottle of bubbly before breakfast and Tyrion Lannister chugging goblets of Dornish red, which is like…Rioja maybe? From Cougar Town to Downton Abbey to Hallmark Christmas movies to every show that features parents after their kids go to bed, come taste some wines we love inspired by characters we love (or hate)!

Jersey City Legacy Photo Exhibition: Pamela Johnson

  • 5 PM - 8:30 PM Friday & 11 AM - 3 PM Saturday at Bethune Center

  • On Friday and Saturday, July 8 and 9th, the Mary McLeod Bethune Life Center, will feature photography of Pamela Nicole Johnson by DCM in-house photographer (and Monica Shaw’s cousin), James Aurelio Shaw, as well as a media component facilitated by Mysterious Ways. The show, 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, is free and open to the public. Johnson is the co-founder of the nonprofit Jersey City Anti-Violence Coalition Movement, which last week moved into their new headquarters at 221 Monticello Ave. in Jersey City.

The Statuary: Camille Thurman w/the Darrell Green Quartet

  • 7 PM - 9 PM at The Statuary

  • The Statuary is thrilled to present the incredible vocalist and saxophonist, Camille Thurman with The Darrell Green Quartet. Camille is one of the greatest vocalists and tenor saxophonists of her generation, and will be joined by a stellar quartet led by master drummer, Darrell Green.

  • Tickets $25 (suggested donation)

Comedy Jam

  • 7 PM - 11 PM at 902 Brewing Co .

  • Jersey City Comedy Jam brings together some of the most hilarious comedians seen around the country as seen on Broadway, TBS, BET, Fox, A&E, the Apollo Theater, Bravo, HBO, New York Comedy Festival and more!

  • Tickets $25+

Movies on the Pier

  • 8 PM - 10 PM at J Owen Grundy Park

  • Free, bring your own chair, movie begins at sunset

Movies in the Park: Encanto

  • 8 PM - 10 PM at Riverview-Fisk Park

  • Summer is officially here!!! Join us at one of many movies in the parks throughout a dozen of our parks!!! @jerseycitynj

Jazz at Moore’s Place

  • 8 PM - 11 PM at Moore's Lounge

  • Weekly jazz performances by local musician Winard Harper

Salsa and Sangria

  • 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM at Jersey City Ballroom

  • Join us for a bi-lingual (Sp/En) Salsa on 2 workshop with Sangria! This fun salsa event starts with shines followed by partnering patterns and time to dance, practice & socialize over some sangria. Pre-registration required.

  • Tickets $25pp

Saturday (7/9)

Wake n Rake

  • 9 AM - 1 PM at Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery

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

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! 🥬🥕🍓🌿 We are out here every Tuesday 4pm -7pm and Saturdays 10am - 1pm ✌🏼

Smorgasborg JC

  • 11 AM - 6 PM at Harborside Place

  • Outdoor food market featuring a variety of vendors

Pacific Flea Market

  • 12 PM - 6 PM at 149 Pacific Ave

  • Vintage & Variety Market!

Community Cleanup Program

  • 2 PM - 5 PM at Ocean Ave & Fulton Ave

  • Cleaning Blocks and Building with the People. Neighborhood by Neighborhood

Music at the Fountain

  • 7 PM - 9 PM at Lincoln Park

  • Special concert featuring local jazz artists Winard Harper & Jeli Posse

Sunday (7/10)

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

LSP Concert Series: Moonlighters Swing Orchestra

  • 6 PM - 8 PM at Liberty State Park

  • Jersey City’s, Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council and the Office of Cultural Affairs are pleased to present Summer in the City, a free recurring concert series which brings live music and film to each corner of Jersey City. There is no better way to unwind on a summer day than to the tunes of fantastic local musicians. We strive to share our community’s talents with the neighborhoods that knit us together

Sunday Movie Night at Dullboy

  • 7 PM - 9 PM at dullboy

  • Movie showings weekly on Sundays with specialty cocktails

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