Saturday, April 30, 2011
Below is a quick run-down of the workshops, their times, and our guest speakers.
PS – There will be bike demonstrations, so bring your bike! We will also be raffling off 2 rain barrels courtesy of Rutgers Water Resources Program as door prizes!
Here is the City Hall rotunda schedule for workshops:
11:00 – 11:15: Adopt A Lot “Growing Together” Introduction - Tanya Marione-Stanton, City Planning
11:15 - 11:45: Start a Community Garden! - Jennifer Papa, City Green
11:45 – 12:45: Backyard Composting - Virginia Lamb
1:15 - 1:30: Adopt A Lot “Growing Together” Introduction - Tanya Marione-Stanton, City Planning
1:30 - 2:00: Start a Community Garden! - Jennifer Papa, City Green
2:00 - 2:30: Composting Workshop - Robert Meyer
2:45 - 3:00: Adopt A Lot “Growing Together” Introduction - Tanya Marione-Stanton, City Planning
3:00 - 3:30: Start a Community Garden! - Jennifer Papa, City Green
3:30 -4:00: Composting Workshop: Using the Bokashi Method - Elizabeth Onorato
Children planting from 12:00-3:00, Open to all children to come and plant a flower in the Jersey City Children’s Garden!
· Green Map
· Brunswick Community Garden
· Riverview Community Garden
· Jersey City Food Co-Op
· New Jersey City University
· Hudson County Community College
· Washington Park Association Education Alliance
· Bokashi Composting
· City Green/City Planning
Jersey City Parks Coalition
Tanya R. Marione-Stanton, AICP
Division of City Planning
30 Montgomery Street, Suite 1400
Jersey City, NJ 07302
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Newport 10,000 – a 10,000 meter race run along the Jersey City waterfront – provides a unique urban setting for both recreational and elite professional runners.
|THE FASTEST COURSE IN THE TRI-STATE AREA! |
FOR YOUR PERSONAL BEST!
|Our course is USATF certified, comprised of flat and local roads, and interweaves along the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway with spectacular views of the New York skyline.|
Post-race festivities will begin at Newport Town Square at 10:00 a.m., featuring music, refreshments and prize drawings.
Saturday, May 7th, 2011
Newport, Jersey City, NJ Click here for directions
Title Sponsor: Riker Danzig Scherer Hyland & Perretti LLP
Others: Mizuno, Runners High, Cosi
$14,400 in prize money Click here for more details
|ELITE/AMERICAN ELITE: Runners competing for Elite prize money, USATF prize money if eligible members |
OPEN: Runners competing for USATF prize money if eligible members, and for awards and additional prizes in the following age groups: 19 & Under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85& Over
Proceeds will be donated to the Jersey City Medical Center, the area's newest regional referral teaching hospital, providing the highest level of care for women and infants, and trauma and heart patients.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Headlining the music this year is Ian Hunter & the Rant Band.
Ian is a singer songwriter, former lead singer of Mott the Hoople.
Also appearing is The Baseball Project (featuring Peter Buck,
...Scott McCaughey, Steve Wynn & Linda Pitmon).
Mad Dog Mary, Davey & the Trainwreck, Goodbye Fridays,
The Fuzzy Lemons, Bern & the Brights,
The Pretty Babies (Blondie cover band),
Frankie Morales & the Mambo of the Times Orchestra,
Dawnie of Peanut Butter & Jammin' & much more.
Featuring over 300 artists, sculptors, photographers and craftspeople as well as rides, games, face painting, local businesses, restaurants, food vendors & much more.
Crafters will display / sell handmade: pottery, metalwork, wood items, furniture, blown & fused glass, quilts, household items made from recycled materials, cementware, batik clothing, hand painted furniture, candles, jewelry, dried florals, soaps & lotions and much more.
The Children’s Stage located in the Capital One Bank parking lot on 3rd Street with rides, games, creative activities, magic show,
face painting, live performances and much much more:
Special section with Fine Artists located between 2nd & 3rd Street,
so if you are an Art collector, this is the place to be.
Lots of great Food throughout the Fair such as: Thai, Indian, Greek, French, Mexican, Cajun and Italian.
How to Get Here
Located just 3 blocks from all public transportation: PATH, NJ Transit Trains & buses, NY Waterway Ferries & the Hudson Bergen Light Rail. For details, visit: http://www.hobokennj.org/v
Optimum, NY Waterway Ferry, Sheraton Suites,
The Hoboken Reporter & The Hudson Current, Capital One Bank,
Port Authority of NY & NJ
Vendor applications are currently available.
For more info call 201-420-2207 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Starring Rudolph Valentino, Vilma Banky and Louise Dresser (1925)
Organist Don Kinnier to play accompaniment on the Loew's Jersey's Wonder Morton Organ.
Tickets at the door: $10 (Children 12 and under free)
Doors open at 2:30 pm
John Carpenter's The Thing
Starring Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Richard Dysart, Richard Masur, Donald Moffat.
Directed by John Carpenter. (1982, 108 mins.)
The Thing From Another World
Starring Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, Robert Cornthwaite, James Arness. Produced by Howard Hawks.
Directed by Christian Nyby. (1951, 87mins.)
Starring Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving.
Directed by The Wachowski Brothers. (1999, 136mins.)
Monday, April 25, 2011
The Gala is a benefit fundraiser for Learning Community Charter School on April 29, 2011 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm, at the Beacon,
There will be a wine tasting, live jazz, fine food, luxury raffles and a silent art auction. Join us for fun and a great way to raise money for LCCS!
Tickets to attend are $100,
silent art auction bids start at $100.
the facebook page for this event is
http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?cropsuccess&id=600778252#!/pages/LCCS-Spring-Gala/100310740056477 to view the luxury raffle items and details
THE ART HOUSE
Poets * Musicians * Performance Artists
Coming together in Jersey City
THURSDAY, MAY 5TH, 2011
8-10PM * $5 admission
**CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION**
To celebrate Cinco de Mayo, Art House Productions will host an all open mic event! Get on stage and share your talent!
Afterwards, we will all head over to Grove Street for the Bar Majestic Cinco de Mayo fiesta!
*5 minute open mike for poets, actors, comics and musicians
*Taped for television
Fresh baked goods by JUDY’S GOODIES
DJ mEgan spins all night!
Art House Productions
1 McWilliams Place, 6th Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07302
(SE Corner of Hamilton Park near Erie St./8th St.)
THE ART HOUSE is held on the 1st Thursday of every month, October - June.
Sirelo Entertainment is so happy to bring back a new season of CREATIVE GROVE UNDER SIEGE! Last year we had a blast taking over the market every last Friday of the month. We were blessed with some amazing performances and guests! This year there will be no shortage of awesome!
CREATIVE GROVE UNDER SIEGE by SIRELO ENTERTAINMENT
happens the LAST FRIDAY of EVERY MONTH from APRIL to SEPTEMBER
From 2-8pm Sirelo Entertainment takes over the circle located at Grove St. Path Plaza during the Creative Grove Artist & Designer Market. We bring in DJ's, Live Percussion, Dancers and Special Guests to join us for the day. As always we encourage musical instruments, children, pets, good vibes, fairies, free love, flowers, rainbows and hugs ♥
JOINING US ON FRIDAY, APRIL 29 from 2-8PM
Swing Dancing by:
THE ARTISTS' LAB
Joe Palmer (dancer, teacher & choreographer) and Catherine Schmetter (fine artist & apparel designer) formed
The Artists’ Lab; a welcoming environment dedicated to creative exploration, collaboration and inspiration. “The Lab” offers a forum in which artists and designers can showcase work, interact, and market their products. In addition to individual creative pursuits our artists extend their knowledge and love of art to the community through classes, workshops and social events including gallery openings, dances and performances. We feature artists from various genres: dancers, painters, potters, jewelry makers, musicians, industrial designers, set designers, photographers, and apparel designers.
Martial Arts Demonstration by:
RICH AHLERS &; TANG SOO DO ACADEMY
Instructor Rich Ahlers has practiced the martial arts for 25 years. Starting at the age of 6 in Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan (Founder Hwang Kee) and additionally studied in Jeet Kune Do, Aikido, Karate Do and Kyokushin. A frequent competition participant with multiple awards in Hyung, Traditional Hyung and Free Sparring. Instructor Ahlers continues to train and teach his first love Tang Soo Do with his unlimited passion and enthusiasm.