New Jersey Labor Day Parade led by Girl Scouts who boycotted cookie sales to fight child labor

Steve Hockstein | For NJ Advance When members of Girl Scout Troop 12026 in Jersey City learned in January that child labor was used to produce the palm oil in cookies they sold, the troop sacrificed whatever funds they might have raised and boycotted last winter’s annual cookie sale, calling on their organization’s national leaders… Continue reading New Jersey Labor Day Parade led by Girl Scouts who boycotted cookie sales to fight child labor

What To Do This Fourth of July Weekend In Jersey City

It's impossible to be bored in Jersey City, and this Fourth of July weekend is not different. There are plenty of virtual and in-person events happening throughout the weekend of July 1, here are a few to get you started! Thursday 7/1 The Art of Ukrainian Embroidery Exhibit & illustrative Lecture An exhibit of traditional… Continue reading What To Do This Fourth of July Weekend In Jersey City

4th Of July Food Fest To Join Fireworks Show in Jersey City

Jersey City Patch reports the exciting news that Jersey City is partnering with the Jersey City Night Market to bring food and music to the Hudson River waterfront during the day of the fireworks show. According to the website: The Jersey City Night Market will be organizing a day filled with local food vendors, artisanal… Continue reading 4th Of July Food Fest To Join Fireworks Show in Jersey City

First Annual Mural Festival In Jersey City

Credits: The Hoboken Girl The first annual Jersey City Mural Festival will take place across Jersey City this June. The summer festival will be held from June 5-6, 2021. The event celebrates the vibrant public art, community and will aim to benefit local small businesses affected by the pandemic. The festival will feature new works… Continue reading First Annual Mural Festival In Jersey City

The Community Chest’s Golf Outing to Raise Funds for Nonprofits Responding to Increased Need From COVID-19

The Community Chest of Eastern Bergen County presents its first Golf Outing on Monday, May 17 2021 at 12:00 p.m. at one of New Jersey's finest golf courses, White Beeches Golf and Country Club, located at 70 Haworth Drive in Haworth, New Jersey.  CDC guidelines will be followed throughout the outing. With the motto "Neighbors… Continue reading The Community Chest’s Golf Outing to Raise Funds for Nonprofits Responding to Increased Need From COVID-19

Hornblower Group Announces the Launch of City Experiences, Betting Big on Tourism Recovery

Local Spring offerings include Statue City Cruises, Downtown Experience, dining and sightseeing excursions, Liberty Landing City Ferry and more https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNgLiiw3cf4 Hornblower Group, a global leader in world-class experiences and transportation, announced the launch of City Experiences, the new brand name for the company’s water- and land-based portfolio of offerings as the company continues to double down… Continue reading Hornblower Group Announces the Launch of City Experiences, Betting Big on Tourism Recovery

Living Room Concert Hosted by Jersey City

A department of the Jersey City Free Public Library, the Community Awareness Series (CAS) presents the Living Room Concert featuring the Sipho Kunene band. Honoring the Kwanzaa principle Kuumba (Creativity) on Saturday, February 27, from 6-7 p.m. The event is free and can be accessed through the zoom link below:https://jclibrary.zoom.us/j/82518871223?pwd=TkY1d3dtQUxBMHl6YlRUN2VEQmphdz09 Meeting ID: 825 1887 1223 Passcode: 142055 The Community… Continue reading Living Room Concert Hosted by Jersey City

Historic Downtown Jersey City Winter-Spring Farmers’ Market Grand Opening

The cherished Historic Downtown Jersey City farmer’s market is back for the winter and spring season, with a grand opening beginning on January 21st, 2021. This is the first year the winter-spring season will debut for the farmer's market after high demand from the public. The grand opening will be held from 4-6 p.m. at the Grove… Continue reading Historic Downtown Jersey City Winter-Spring Farmers’ Market Grand Opening

Holiday Adventure at Liberty Science Center Open Until Jan. 3

Liberty Science Center's Holiday Adventure is open until January 3 for the public to enjoy holiday joy – and the science – of the season. Seasonal highlights include: Navigate your way through the Snowflake Maze outside, where you’ll learn about the science of snowflakesInside, take a spin on the Sock Skating Rink – an ice rink made of synthetic… Continue reading Holiday Adventure at Liberty Science Center Open Until Jan. 3