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Weekend Roundup (8/26 - 8/28)

😆 Looking for some laughs? Check out the Comedy Jam on 902 Brewing's rooftop (last one of the summer)! Tickets are $25

🏳️‍🌈 Celebrate this weekend at the JC LGBTQ+ Pride Festival! Festivities will surround Grove St & the Newark Ave Plaza.

🍹 Join Cool Vine's Summer Soirée for an art exhibit/auction, live music, and food/drink all on Modera Loft's rooftop! Tickets run $35-40

🎷 The Statuary is hosting a Jazz Performance by Matt Chertkoff Trio, ft. Houston Person, an icon of tenor jazz and soul jazz pioneer. Suggested donation $25


Friday (8/26)

Sip & Sew

  • 2 PM - 8 PM at Golden design upholstery

  • Last class starts at 6:30pm, ending at 8pm

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Artist & Maker Market

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

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

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Free Wine Tasting: Red, White, and Glou - Natural Wines From The US

  • 5 PM - 7 PM at CoolVines on Grove

  • A world of exciting sips lies beyond just Napa Valley cab and chardonnay. Winemakers in the U.S. have been experimenting more and more with beautiful, chuggable, minimal intervention wines. This Friday, we're shining a spotlight on some of our favorite natural winemakers from across the country.

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Adult Drag Queen Story Hour & Bingo

  • 7 PM - 10 PM at White Eagle Hall

  • White Eagle Hall, Hudson Pride Center and the Jersey City LGBTQ+ Pride Festival proudly present a new twist on two favorite Pride events, Drag Queen Story Hour and Drag Bingo. Hickory Dickory Dock, Harmonica wears a frock, to tell you stories from start to end, prepare yourself for shenanigans. Get ready as Harmonica Sunbeam, the Queen of Comedy, brings your a saucy, naughty version of both for adults only.

  • Tickets $15

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Jam Cakery Vegan Supper Club

  • 7 PM - 10 PM

  • Let us transport you to another dimension under the stars for an outdoor dinner to wow all your senses. Reservations required

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Jersey City 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

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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 (8/27)

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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JC Feminist Bird Club Bird Outing

  • 10 AM - 12 PM at Bay View Cemetery

  • It’s almost fall migration!!! We’re back from a summer hiatus to get in shape for the next few months of out of town visitors. Join us at 10am on Saturday 27th for birding in Bay View Cemetery. We’ll meet at the entrance on Chapel and Garfield (see map). No experience necessary!

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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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Pride Day Drag Brunch

  • 12 PM - 3 PM at Hudson Hound Jersey City

  • Come celebrate the 21st Anniversary of the Jersey City LGBTQ+ Pride Festival with a sensational drag brunch at Hudson Hound. The brunch is one of the kick-off festival day events and is sure to be an amazing time. DJ Nesto will be hitting the decks for you with stellar performances by show girls Kitty Tamagotchi and Slaylani. Expect lots of fun, yummy food, great music and a fabulous show. Hudson Hound will be celebrating Pride all weekend long with Pride drink specials Friday-Sunday, August 26th-28th.

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Popup Native Plant Sale

  • 12 PM - 4 PM at Krewe of McGinley Square

  • Pop-up native plant sale this Saturday at Krewe in McGinley Square! Gorgeous, organically grown native plants to help make your yard both beautiful and bird-friendly. Come say hi anytime from noon to 4pm - and you can also pre-order. (And the food is amazing…)

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JC LGBTQ+ Pride Festival

  • 1 PM - 9 PM at Newark Avenue Pedestrian Plaza

  • We are back and will be bigger and better than ever. That’s right…the Jersey City LGBTQ+ Pride Festival is returning to the Newark Ave. Pedestrian Plaza this year to celebrate our 21st Anniversary! There will be a month-long celebration throughout Jersey City leading up to our Pride Festival celebration on August 27th. The Festival will be on the Grove Street PATH Plaza and Newark Ave. between Grove St. & Jersey Ave. This is the largest footprint we’ve had to date!

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McGinley Square Live Music Series

  • 1 PM - 3 PM at Bergen Avenue

  • SAVE THE DATE! McGinley Square Live Music Series is Back!!!!

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Summer Soiree

  • 4 PM - 9 PM at Modera Lofts

  • CoolVines is throwing a Rooftop Party with Live Music, Drinks, Food, and Fun! Musical performances from Pend, Howlin Bill & the Basement Dwellers, Cousin Oven, and Barbara & Marco.

  • Tickets $35 online / $40 at door

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Pause Listen Love Closing Party

  • 5 PM - 9:30 PM at 15 Path Plaza

  • Closing show of pause•listen•love gallery , save the date 🌻 Saturday 8/27/22 🌻 Journal square , 📍15 path plaza (across from Starbucks and Emma’s)

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Matt Chertkoff Trio w/Houston Person Jazz Performance

  • 7 PM - 10 PM at The Statuary

  • The Statuary presents an icon of the tenor saxophone and soul jazz pioneer, Houston Person with the Matt Chertkoff Trio.

  • Tickets $25 (suggested donation)

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Pride After Dark

  • 9 PM - 1 AM at Porta

  • Keep the party going at Porta’s Pride After Dark party on the main floor! Come out to the Festival and check out Porta’s pop-up bar. You can eat and drink at Porta while the festival is going on and then come back for the after-party fun.

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JC LGBTQ+ Pride Festival After Party

  • 9 PM - 2 AM at Six26 - Lounge and Rooftop

  • The party continues after Pride with the Six26 JC Pride After-Party. Six26 will be open and celebrating Pride all day and will be hosting the Pride after party immediately following the Festival. JC Pride DJs Mike Cruz and Nesto will be hitting the decks all night long. Expect drag shows, dancers, entertainment, drink specials and give aways.

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Sunday (8/28)

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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90s Drag Brunch

  • 12 PM - 4 PM at Six26 - Lounge and Rooftop

  • Six26 and the Jersey City LGBTQ+ Pride Festival invite you to cap your Jersey City Pride Weekend with this 90’s House Party Brunch hosted by the vivacious Slaylani with special guest star showgirls Natalie Carrera and Honey Marie, featuring DJ Skittlez.

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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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