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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Ecstatic smashing holiday BA$H at Creative Grove

Dec 20th will be a very special
last of the year, superfantastic big event on the plaza:
Holiday Ba$$$h for
meaningful gifts with art, super creative handmade designs,
local local local crafters, sustainably minded inventors,
fashionistas, sculptors, local initiatives and music!
Your indie-pendant alternative and Urban market  and meeting place in

the Historic Downtown district of Jersey City, by artists, for artists.

Dj Bill has the recipe to shake your bootie,
Euro-trip hop to Americana holidaze


We will be dancing, celebrating, cutting last minute deals,
enjoying the neighborhood's charme,
and fully resonate the holiday's spirit!

The next installment with Creative Grove is
the Winter Fest 2014 on January 31st.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Freshly Baked Aqueduct Mural show

This Thursday Dec 19 we are back at Freshly Baked Gallery, located at 383 Monmouth St, Jersey City for The Aqueduct Mural show ft. installations and purchasable screen prints by Joe Iurato, Chris Stain, Rubin, JMR, Ian Kuali’i, Shai Dahan, Then One, LNY, REKA, Kevin Bourgeois, Ellis Gallagher and BilliKid. We will be spinning records accompanied behind the decks by Villager, Big Jack. Expect rare funk/grooves/classic hip-hop from 6pm-9pm. You can see our recent collaboration with Rubin at The Metropolitan here.

Christmas Concert at the Loews

The Jersey City Mayor's Christmas Concert

Saturday, December 21, 2013, 07:00pm
The Weather Outside May Be Frightful
But Our Christmas Concert Will Be So Delightful!

Mayor Steven M. Fulop
The Dante Alighieri Society
UNICO of Jersey City 
Request the Honor of Your Presence
The Jersey City Mayor's Christmas Concert

The Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea
Conducted By Father Alphonse Stephenson

The Historic Landmark Loew's Theatre
Saturday, The Twenty First of December
At Seven O'clock in the Evening 

Admission Is Free, But It Comes With a Twist...
Be It Old, Be It New, Just Wrap a Small Gift to Fulfill a Child's Christmas Gift List!

                       *** For Tickets or More Information ***
       Please Contact Anthony Catanio 201 324 1304, Catanio25@gmail.com

         Transportation will be provided to Senior Housing Buildings


Community Holiday Party West Bergen area

The 29th Annual Community Holiday Party and Toy Drive will be held this Friday- December 20th from 6:30- 10 p.m. at The Moose Lodge, 60 West Side Avenue, Jersey City, NJ. 
A hot and Cold Buffet, refreshments and entertainment will be offered. Toys will be collected for distribution to children in Hudson County the following day. The toy distribution will occur on Saturday December 21st from 10 am to noon at the same location. 
Children ages 3 to 13 can attend but must be accompanied by a parent. In addition to a toy, each child will receive breakfast and can take a photo with Santa Claus.  
The event is sponsored by the South Hudson Civic Association a non-profit – which Bill O’Dea is standard bearer. The event this year is being co-sponsored by a dozen local, county and state elected officials as well as Wal Green’s.  Each year more than 1,200 toys are collected and distributed.

For further information or to have toys picked up, you can call Jonathan Defillippo at 201 658 1945. Children can register for the event by calling 201 209 0972.