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Upcoming Events

African-American Freedom Parade and Festival

The Martin Luther King Parade Committee of Jersey City’s African American Freedom Parade and Festival will be held on Saturday, June 24, 2017.  A day of heritage, music, dance, art, and food. To sign up or more information call Ernest (201) 852-7887 or Pedro (201) 844-7894               visit:

Unity Walk

Join the Jersey City Anti-Violence Coalition Movement on Saturday, June 10th for the Second Annual Unity Walk.  The walk will begin on the corner of McAdoo and Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive at 9 A.M., in Jersey City.

Jersey City African Cultural Arts Festival 2016

Spoken Word, Games, Music, Food, Merchandise, Dance Story Telling, Arts&Crafts, Martial Arts, and Performances.

August 27th 12:00PM-7:00PM

Berry Lane Park, Garfield Avenue, Jersey City, NJ

For more information call (551)998-7116

Sponsored by:  Community Awareness Series/JCFPLL and African Cultural Arts Festival Committee

Bowling Night

Law enforcement and Jersey City communities come together for a night of bowling and live DJ music.

August 10, 2016        6:00PM-9:00PM

Hudson Lanes

1 Garfield Avenue

Jersey City, New Jersey

$7.50 per person (includes shoe rental)

Unity in Our Community BBQ

Law enforcement and Jersey City communities come together.

Meet and hangout with Jersey City Police Department, Sheriff Officers and Hudson County Correction officers and enjoy food basketball games, potato sack races, water balloon toss, and more.

This a FREE event

Lincoln Park (Communipaw side)

Sunday, August 7, 2016

12:00 PM – 5:00PM

To make a donation or volunteer, please call

(201) 640-3458 or (201) 839-7236

Rotary Club of Jersey City

Food Truck Festival – Come out for a day of food, music, vendors, learn about rotary, and fun activities.

Saturday, August 6, 2016


Exchange Place at Grundy Pier on Montgomery Avenue in Jersey City, NJ

Free and open to the public

Fine Art Classes

Enhance Artistic and Creative Thinking – Figure Drawing and Painting Workshops – Study Sculpture and Model Making – Learn How to Market and Sell Your Work                 Taught by professional artists

Classes for Teens ages 13-18                                           Classes for Adults 18 and up                 Mondays and Wednesdays                                                         Wednesdays                                       5:00PM- 6:30PM                                                                      6:30PM-8:00PM

At the Mary McLeod Bethune Life Center                                                                                    140 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive                                                                                                   Jersey City, NJ 07305                                                                                                                            For more information (201) 547-4565 or

Presented by:  Mayor S. Fulop, The Jersey City Municipal Council and the Mary McLeod Bethune Life Center

Knitting for Good

Learn to knit while helping your community!

Free knitting classes at the Five Corners Library for all ages.  Children age 8-11 must be accompanied by an adult who can help them. adults do not need to know how to knit prior to classes. Knitting needles and yarn will be provided, or bring your own worsted weight yarn (no novelty yarn).Learn to make a striped bookmark for yourself and a scarf which will be donated to the homeless of Jersey City.

2016 class dates:

The following Saturdays 10:00-11:30 AM

Jan. 30

Feb. 27

Mar. 19

April 30

Oct. 29

Nov. 19

Dec. 17

The Five Corners Branch Library is located at 678 Newark Avenue in Jersey City, NJ 07306

For more information (201) 547-4543



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