Night Out

20293168_10212642218601628_415122913543958942_nJersey City’s National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live.

You are invited to join your neighbors from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the following locations:

Pershing Field – 201 Central Avenue
Arlington Park – Grand Street and Bramhall
Audubon Park – 12 Audubon Avenue
Hamilton Park – 25 W Hamilton Place

National Night Out, “America’s Night Out Against Crime”, began in 1984 as an effort to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

At 9 p.m., Jersey City residents are encouraged to participate in National Night Out by turning on their home or porch lights. Churches are asked to ring their bells as a gesture of unity to support and promote safety in their neighborhoods.

Hudson West Fest

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Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door, with student discounts available.

Minutes from its historic downtown area, close to the Grove Street Path station and just a stone’s throw from Manhattan, Jersey City becomes a major player in the folk world when it hosts the first annual Hudson West Folk Festival on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the magnificent Cathedral Hall.

Jersey City’s first major folk festival will feature 13 musical artists – both national and regional – as well as musical workshops, food vendors and drinks.

July Film and TV Professionals Meetup

 

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Come out to network with Jersey City’s film and TV community!

This month, we’ll also screen several short films made in JC, or by JC residents. Since it’s summertime, the theme is “nature,” and the screening culminates with a mind-blowing wildlife short from JC’s John Dunstan! You’ll also get a sneak peek at a scene from the sci-fi comedy feature “Snatchers,” written by meetup co-founder Guy Patton!

The meetup and the screening is totally free.

What better place to go au naturel then the lawn at Pacific Flea? We’ll be screening outside on Stu’s HUGE inflatable screen. Some seating available, but bring some folding chairs to ensure a seat!

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The Room Where it Happens

19756542_1410700795690159_1521809240270254171_nJoin Jersey City Ties in the room where it happens – aka The Brightside Tavern – on Tuesday, July 25 at 7:00pm for an evening of karaoke from Hamilton and other Broadway and cinematic favorites. This fundraiser event will also feature stage & screen trivia, food, drinks and more!

Your $20 cover fee will help raise much-needed funds for JC Ties’ community service activities, including our annual holiday toy drive and Career Night supporting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County. Included in the cover fee is an assortment of buffet-style bites courtesy of Brightside Tavern, and all the stage & screen karaoke & trivia you could wish for! There will also be a silent auction featuring gift certificates from some of our favorite local establishments. Tickets will be available at the door.

Hope to see you there!

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