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Weekend Roundup (8/5 - 8/7)

📜 NonLinear Knitting Studio is hosting their first Poetry & Paintings, an art showcase and open mic. Come see JC poets, musicians, and artists!

⏯️ Check out the opening of the Commuter Gallery's first group show, Pause Listen Love, curated by local artist Athena Toledo! DJ & drink specials available.

💃 JC Pride Month is all August long! The first of two JC Pride events this weekend is a Pride Diva Salsas Brunch at Hard Grove, tickets are $15 + $20 food/drink min.

🌈 Second JC Pride event is Pride With Your Pup at Corgi Spirits! Dogs are welcome and encouraged to dress up, tickets are $5.

Friday (8/5)

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!!!

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!

Poetry & Paintings: Art Showcase and Open Mic

  • 4 PM - 8 PM at NonLinear Knitting Studio

  • Come to Poetry and Paintings! We will have an art showcase, music, and open mic (poetry, rap, music), and performances by our featured readers.

  • RSVP required

Free Wine Tasting: Dog Day Refreshers

  • 5 PM - 7 PM at CoolVines on Grove

  • Entering into the most unforgiving days of summer, we find the best way to beat the heat is with some of our favorite fresh, crisp, refreshing wines. So, this week we celebrate those wines that can best help you beat the heat.

Pause Listen Love Group Show Opening

  • 5 PM - 9 PM at Commuter Gallery (JSQ PATH)

  • Join us on Friday August 5th at 5 - 9pm at the Commuter Gallery's first group show Pause Listen Love, curated by @Flora.athens !

Jazz at Moore’s Place

  • 8 PM - 11 PM at Moore's Lounge

  • Weekly jazz performances by local musician Winard Harper

Saturday (8/6)

Yoga & Hula Hooping

  • 9 AM - 11 AM at Canco Park

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

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! 🥬🥕🍓🌿

Smorgasborg JC

  • 11 AM - 6 PM at Harborside Place

  • Outdoor food market featuring a variety of vendors

Pride Divas Salsa Brunch

  • 12 PM - 3:30 PM at Hard Grove

  • The Jersey City LGBTQ+ Pride Festival and Hard Grove Restaurant invite you to join us for Hard Grove’s 5th Annual Pride Divas Salsa Brunch. This will be one of JC Pride month’s kickoff events and is definitely one not to be missed. Get ready for some awesome Cuban food, great drinks, salsa dancing to the hot beats of international DJ & Producer Mike Cruz and a spectacular Latin Divas show starring Natalie Carrera and Kimmy Sumony.

  • Tickets $15 & $20 food/drink min

Community Cleanup Program

  • 2 PM at West Side Ave & Lexington Ave

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

Documentary Screening: Our America

  • 4 PM at Dorrian's Red Hand

  • Join us in Celebrating Jersey City Pride. FREE SCREENING of LGBTQIA+ Documentary - OUR AMERICA: Who I’m Meant To Be. Hosted by comedian RICH KIAMCO who is one of the eight LGBTQIA+ stories featured in this 60 minute documentary

Comedy at the 313

  • 8 PM at 313 Gallery

  • Tickets $10 include free wine

Sunday (8/7)

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

Pride With Your Pup

  • 2 PM - 6 PM at Corgi Spirits

  • Get ready to groove to the beats of DJ Skittlez, have your funny bone tickled by MC Kayt Hester, and be wowed by performers Slaylani and Antonio Amour. The highlight of the day will be the Doggy Pride Costume Contest. Dress up your pup in Pride finery and get them ready to strut their stuff for the crowd. Extra points for owners who also dress to impress, and remember you don’t have to be a dog owner to love them and to join in on all the fun.

  • Tickets $5

LSP Concert Series: Bobby Harden

  • 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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