Find something new to do this weekend!
Poetry in the Park
August 26 @ 12PM – 1PM
Van Vorst Park, Jersey City
Join Rescue Poetix, Brother Nixo, and Dujuana Sharese for Poetry in the Park, a lunchtime open mic. All are welcome to perform – you can sign up onsite and get a library card on the spot.
Live Music at Pet Shop
August 26 @ 8PM
193 Newark Ave, Jersey City
Stop by to Pet Shop for two shows: catch Jesus Christoph, Vincent the Owl, Real Dominic, and Leeroy Green upstairs, and head down to the PS Wine Bar w for performances by Tom Barrett, Chris Gennone, and The Funky JCs.
August 27 @ 6PM – 9PM
J Owen Grundy Pier, Exchange Pl, Jersey City
Catch the last show of this summer’s PierFest series! Performing at the Exchange Place pier this week are the Ivan Renta Latin Jazz Quintet and Doug Beavers “Sol.”
August 27 @ 7PM – 11PM
Rooftop XP, 1 Exchange Pl, Jersey City
Join DJs Cloak Dagger and Prince Hakim for vibes and drink at the Rooftop at Exchange Place. There’s no cover charge, but reservations are recommended.
Emo Night Karaoke
August 27 @ 10:30PM
Mercury Lounge, 217 E Houston St, New York
Grab your friends to enjoy an Emo Night Karaoke with a live backing band at Mercury Lounge. Song sign ups are first come, first serve – you can find the full song list on Spotify. Tickets are $10 for 21+ guests.
Wake and Rake Saturdays
August 28 @ 9AM – 1PM
Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery, 435 Newark Ave, Jersey City
Every Saturday, The Rock-it Docket hosts Wake & Rake volunteer days at the Historic Cemetery. Volunteer to do grounds work, landscaping, and planting activities throughout the cemetery. Wear covered shoes, long pants, and long sleeve shirts to protect yourself.
Hip Hop & Art Therapy
August 28 @ 11AM
15 Wilkinson Ave, Jersey City
The Spot – a creative space and studio for youth– is collaborating with several artists and organizations for a Hip Hop & Art Therapy workshop. The event is open for guests ages 10 to 17.
School of Nimbus Dance: Open House
August 28 @ 11AM – 5:30PM
School of Nimbus, 329 Warren St, Jersey City
Join The School of Nimbus for their Fall Open House. There’ll be trial classes for guests ages 2 to 18, scholarship auditions, Youth Ensemble auditions, and program auditions. Registration is required for all Open House classes.
MindTravel Live-to-Headphones Piano Concert
August 28 @ 10PM – 11:30PM
Asbury Park, 3rd Avenue Beach, Asbury Park
Enjoy a live piano concert with Murray Hidary at Asbury Park’s 3rd Ave Beach with a twist. This is a live-to-headphones event – listen to the real-time compositions through wireless headphones. Tickets are $40 per person (children under 13 are free).
Camp H2H Block Party
August 29 @ 12PM – 5PM
97 Newkirk St, Jersey City
Bring the family for a block party with artists, food, live music, and activities! Proceeds for this event will be donated to Educational Arts Team and New City Kids. Donations of new school supplies will also be accepted to be distributed to local schools and educational systems.
Street Art Bike Ride
August 29 @ 12PM – 3:30PM
Grove St PATH Station, Jersey City
Join CANVS, the Jersey City Mural Arts Program, Mana Public Arts and Time’s Up New York for a bike tour of the street art in Jersey City led by Simon Kellman. Registration is free and the ride will start at the Grove St PATH Station (look for the CANVS sign).
Greenpoint Terminal Market
August 29 @ 9AM – 6PM
2 Noble St, Brooklyn
Spend the day in Brooklyn at the Greenpoint Terminal Market. Stop by in the morning for Glass House Yoga at 9AM, enjoy a Cars + Coffee Shwo from 10AM to 1PM, or stop by for Hot Honey Sundays starting at 2PM.