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Weekend Roundup (8/19 - 8/21)

🏳️‍🌈 JC Pride continues this weekend! Celebrate at Ball In The Park (specifically Lincoln Park) with a flag raising, mini ball, drag show, and DJs!


🐎 Relive history at the Annual Commemoration of the Battle of Paulus Hook. Municipal Prosecutor, Jake Hudnut, will lead a live retelling of the battle's events!


🛍️ Shop 'til you drop at the Good Times Trading Post, an outdoor/indoor popup market at Corgi Spirits! Featuring handmade/vintage vendors and live bands.


🖌️ Appreciate art and/or party for pride at Surf City's Pride Art Night! Showcasing an interactive gallery and live art performances!


Friday (8/19)


Sip & Sew

  • 2 PM - 8 PM at Golden design upholstery

  • Every Thursday & Friday! Anytime from 2pm-8pm sewing classes will be held. Last class will be 6:30pm open until 8pm!!!! Adult classes byob!!!

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Artist & Maker Market

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

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

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Ball In The Park

  • 4 PM - 9 PM at Lincoln Park

  • The West Side Merry Makers @westsidemerrymakers is back with another Ball in the Park this Friday, August 19th from 4PM-9PM at Lincoln Park (between the fountain and the gazebo), Jersey City! This event includes a flag raising at 4PM, a mini ball (LSS- Legends Stars Statements begins at 5PM), a drag show (in between ball categories), and a night of excitement and family fun!

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Free Wine Tasting: Wines to Pair With Seafood

  • 5 PM - 7 PM at CoolVines on Grove

  • The old adage in wine pairing “what grows together goes together” is never more apropos than by the sea. Whether it’s zippy white wines, acidic sparkling wines, buttery chardonnays, or light and fruity reds, wine and seafood swim together in harmony! From seaweed and oysters to tuna and salmon and everything in between, these are the wines that will take you to the coast even if you’re right here in the city!

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Let’s Learn About Soap Free Workshop

  • 6 PM - 9 PM at 15 Path Plaza

  • Save the date! Please stop by the gallery this Friday and join us as we learn about bath products with the amazing @spellbathing 🥰🎉

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Annual Commemoration of the Battle of Paulus Hook

  • 6:30 PM at Washington & Dudley St

  • 6:30pm we meet on Washington and Dudley and head up to the Paulus Hook Park monument to hear the story of Light Horse Harry's raid on the British-held fort that was once on the site of the park. Bet you didn't know that! Join us for a fun event. The story will be narrated by Municipal Prosecutor Jake Hudnut, who will be joined by Mayor Fulop, and Council persons Solomon and Gilmore.

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I <3 JC: Art of Jersey City

  • 7 PM - 11 PM at Into The Void

  • Ok folks, it’s about that time again!! Next Friday, 8/19 we open up our walls to @stevewasterval for an awesome new art installation, so that means we open up the doors to you all to come have a blast!! Free booze, free beers, free hugs, and good times with weirdos, come one come all!!! 7-10pm, see you then!!

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Sip & Paint

  • 7 PM - 9 PM at Good Vibez Event Studio

  • Join me this Friday August 19th from 7-9PM for our next Sip & Paint!!! Drinks, food, music, and overall good vibez will be the mood for the evening.

  • Tickets $25

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Riverview Park Music Series: Ogden Soul Stew

  • 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM at Riverview-Fisk Park

  • Bring a blanket, grab takeout from your favorite local business and check out the last performance in our #RNASummerMusicSeries on Fri 8/19 at 7:30pm featuring @ogdensoulstew .

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Corgi Comedy Club

  • 8 PM - 10 PM at Corgi Spirits at the Jersey City Distillery

  • Jersey City comedians Ryan Rummel and Alex Grubard bring entertainment to the one-and-only Jersey City Distillery! Each month features stand-up comedians from your favorite movies, television shows, podcasts and festivals. Enjoy a unique nightlife experience in a charming, intimate atmosphere that can only be provided at Corgi Spirits.

  • Tickets $20

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Movies in the Park: Encanto

  • 8 PM - 10 PM at Sgt. Anthony Park

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

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Jazz at Moore’s Place

  • 8 PM - 11 PM Fri/Sun at Moore's Lounge

  • Weekly jazz performances by local musician Winard Harper

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Saturday (8/20)


Yoga & Hula Hooping

  • 9 AM - 11 AM at Canco Park

  • Yoga 9AM, Hula Hooping 10AM. Come Join, Get Grounded, Love yourself.

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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! 🥬🥕🍓🌿

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Smorgasborg JC

  • 11 AM - 6 PM at Harborside Place

  • Outdoor food market featuring a variety of vendors

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Good Times Trading Post

  • 2 PM - 8 PM at Corgi Spirits at the Jersey City Distillery

  • We’re teaming up with @HereAndNowMarkets & @CorgiSpirits to bring back your favorite FREE outdoor & indoor pop up market! From local handmade & one of a kind vintage to live bands & a full bar, there's something here for everyone!

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Community Cleanup Program

  • 2 PM - 5 PM

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

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Pride Art at Night

  • 6 PM - 11:55 PM at Surf City

  • Join Surf City as we party the sun down in a celebration of diversity, love, and equality! Drag Show, DJ, Live Art Performances, & more!

  • Tickets $10

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Sunday (8/21)

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

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Gringo’s Drag Brunch Bingo

  • 12 PM - 4 PM at Gringo's

  • Come join us for great food, drink specials, hot beats, FREE BINGO and PRIZES as nightlife celebrity Linda Simpson calls your balls in this special Pride Edition of Gringo’s Drag Queen Bingo hosted by laugh riot James Ventola. Joining James and Linda will be a special Pride Edition performers Slaylani and Vanity Ray.

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Evan Laurence Pride Event

  • 4 PM - 7 PM at Corgi Spirits at the Jersey City Distillery

  • Get ready for Evan Laurence’s fabulous Jersey City Pride event, a celebration with spectacular performers, held in the beautiful Corgi Distillery (@corgispirits), near Pacific Avenue on 1 Distillery Drive, near the Light Rail. Food vendors will be attending plus you can enjoy delicious vodka cocktails from Corgi.

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Sunday Movie Night at Dullboy

  • 7 PM - 9 PM at dullboy

  • Movie showings weekly on Sundays with specialty cocktails

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