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Friday, September 6, 2013

African American Cultural Arts Festival

Tapestry of Nations
sept 14 2013, 1 - 7 pm,
MLK plaza "the Hub", MLK lightrail,
art and crafts, performances, music

JC Fridays sept 6/7

JC Fridays, citywide celebration,
find the listings of events online or
in the brochures available in many stores and restaurants


there is an app as well

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Art scene JC Heights this weekend Riverview Neighborhood

Try to figure out the hidden message above...

Open Mic TONIGHT at Trolley Car Bar & Grill, 328 Palisade Ave, Jersey City! No Fooling! Musicians, Poets, Comedians, Rappers and Other Creative Types Welcome! Sign up by msg or at the bar at 8:30pm. Please let me know if you want to get on the list. I think this one will be EPIC!!


All the cool people are going to the RNA Flea Market & Music Festival THIS Saturday, Featuring Sea of Otters, GMJ Groove, Crash Gordon, Martin Moretto and more! Bring the kids, dogs and your dancing shoes!
*Bring the kids, the dogs and your most Fabulous Dancing Shoes!!


Please like the official Sea of Otters Facebook page! 
*Our goal is to get at least 500 likes by the end of September!

Thanks again for all your support!

Nick Ciavatta


Join AngelaCARES Inc. for their first annual3k walk dedicated to helping our seniors in each and every way. Each mile we walk and penny we raise will help our seniors live healthier lives, gain access to the care and resources they need and recreational opportunities they desire so they can “live their best lives!! 

JC Fridays CREATIVE GROVE with GROOVE ON GROVE mayhem on plaza


JC Fridays at CREATIVE GROVE joined by GROOVE ON GROVE with their final concert series for their  year,
Sept 6 is a massive day of art and culture on the plaza, 
GROVE Street PATH Jersey City

the music line up is:
3.oopm - 5.oo pm  Dj Break Bomb with  psytrance/dubstep/world bass.
Groove on Grove's musicians:
5.00 pm Bryan Benninghove's Hangmen
6.00 pm Kiwi 
7.00 pm Fancy Colors 
8.00pm The one and Nines 
9.00 pm Rebecca Valejo

Art and artisan works by 
Pablo Naranjo Urban expressions, Uta Brauser, Fish with Braids Gallery, Photopath, Aleksandar milenkovich,
Paws21 Airbrush Studio, Vera Vixeness Tribal art, Solearts Steampunk metal and jewelery, Jetta Boone fierce clothing, Kanami wire jewelery, Jordan McLeod groovy glass creation and jewlery, Modern Opus Collections, Great Bowls Afire ceramics, Rag Bags, Andrea Boone, The rabbit hole featuring H3llosuns3t (pronounced hellosunset), Antisocial Jewelery< Cindy's gift baskets, Sylvia Diaz, Teeznthings apparel with Jersey City T shirts, Bugs Tees and Iris records for rare Vinyl, CDs and digging in crates,
our fabulous fabulous rolling boutiques NOMAD TRUCK and SPOIL MY BITCH dawg glamour (dog in case u wondered..)

Perfect day to get already started on holiday gifts!!!

Food and drinks by Taste of India, El Chilango, Sawadee's, Orale's, Barcade.

Bicycle pedal power phone charging station!!

Bergen Lafayette community meeting, Morris Canal CDC

Morris Canal Bergen Lafayette community:
The monthly community meeting of Bergen Lafayette, this coming Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 6:45pm will take place at our new office located at 317 Pacific Avenue, JCNJ 07304.

 Should you need additional information please contact the office at 201-915-9600.
email info

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Films in Van Vorst: Silver Linings playbook

The Van Vorst Park Association & Friends of Van Vorst Park present:
-Wednesday September 4th-

After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
The film stars Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence & Robert De Niro, was nominated for 8 Academy Awards and won the Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Actress awards in 2013.
East end of VVP
Bring a Chair-Bring a Friend!
Check out a trailer of the film at http://filmsinvanvorst.com/

Free Popcorn!

Monday, September 2, 2013

Friends of Van Vorst Park Flea Market Fundraiser

Community Flea Market  FUNDRAISER 
   Saturday, Sept 14th  / 9am- 4pm

The Friends of Van Vorst Park is pleased to announce the last Community Flea Market of the season to raise funds for all the valuable work our volunteer group does to improve and maintain beautiful Van Vorst Park as an urban oasis for our neighborhood.

All spots are on a first come-first serve basis except for the NW entrance,
which is reserved for a food vendor. To participate, please drop off your check in an envelope to SUBIA’S MARKET at 506 Jersey Avenue, and
make it out to: Friends of Van Vorst Park Inc. with “donation to VVP” noted in the memo.
 Or, go to:  www.fvvp.org  for Credit Card payments.

Mark Rotella, Italian American Author at Casa Colombo

Jersey Shorts JC Theater

J CITY Theater is pleased to announce the kick off to it's 8th Season: 

Jersey Shorts! 

When: Friday, September 6th - 8pm
Where: 252 9th Street (on Hamilton Park)
Cost: FREE!

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Tachair Books present a local author, conversations with Michael Hrdlovic

Meet the author, conversations and book presentation at Tachair Book store
Sept 14, 7 pm

Born in February 1972 in Communist Czechoslovakia in township Karvina. Son of a coal miner and city hall clerk. Grew up in the town of Orlova. Joined the organization Pioneers and later the Communist Youth. Graduated technical institute and began working in still mills as a welder. At the end of 1990 drafted by the Czechoslovakian Army. Served in the army group east, stationed in military airport Mosnov. Honorably discharged in 1992 as a private first class.
Immigrated to the United States of America in the spring of 2000.
Husband to Jana and father to Michael Nicolas."

Michael Hrdlovic paints a story of life growing up in Communist Czechoslovakia for a nation that has very little real experience with the iron curtain.

For more information about Michael visit www.myironcurtain.org