September 2 - September 8: Happy Labor Day Weekend! - This Week In The HDSID
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September 2 – September 8: Happy Labor Day Weekend!

Ah Labor Day… the end of summer. But have no fear- the fun and events at the District will continue after the holiday!

While it might seem like a short week, there are a plethora of events that will keep you entertained!

Apart from Labor Day, on September 8th is Grandparents Day! They go by many names: Nana and Papa, Pop pop and Mawmaw, Nonna and Nonno, Lola and Lolo, Grammie and Grampy and many, many more! Show them some love and appreciation on Grandparents Day!

Brunch at Skinner’s Loft

Looking for a fabulous place for brunch on Monday, September 2nd? Head on over to Skinner’s Loft! They will be open and serving brunch on Labor Day starting at 10:00 am.

Check out the menu:

You can’t go wrong with some delicious Eggs benedict… yummy!


Skinner’s Loft

146 Newark Ave, Jersey City NJ


Children of Faith Flag Raising

Join Mayor Fulop, the Office of Cultural Affairs, the City Council and the NJCECD for the Children of Faith Flag Raising ceremony on Tuesday, September 3rd at 4:30 pm. The ceremony will take place on the second-floor balcony.

There will also be a Children of Faith Parade and Multi-Cultural Festival on Saturday, September 7th at 12:30 pm! Enjoy the parade starting from the Armory on Montgomery Street and it will end in front of City Hall. After the parade, enjoy the festival at City Hall at 1:30 pm.


If you would like additional information on the event, please email President Rev. Jose C. Lopez at


This ceremony is free and everyone is welcome to attend!


City Hall

280 Grove Street, Jersey City, New Jersey


Quizzoholics Trivia

Join Quizzoholics at Atlas Public House for their trivia night! Get your friends together and put your collective knowledge to the test with other teams. The winning team not only gets some cash but bragging rights! Quizzoholics Trivia Night at Atlas Public House is every Tuesday, each team (with up to six players each) compete in nine rounds and then a winning team is crowned! For more information, check out

The next trivia night is Tuesday, September 3rd at 7:00 pm.


Atlas Public House

130 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey


Artist and Maker Market: September 4th, 2019

The Artist and Maker Market is back! Check out some amazing handmade jewelry, art, décor and so much more on Wednesday, September 4th from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Grove PATH Plaza!

The following vendors are scheduled to appear:

Lolita Vintage

More Records

Bedu styles

finch JC

Woman to women1


Paradox Thrift

Bucks County Flowers and Things

Axol & Friends

Eclectic Jewelry


ALEX Artist

The Gilded Stone

Gaia’s Cavern

Segmented Lamps


ADHD Driven

Junk Yard Angel Vintage

Lily Lough Jewelry

Vintage on First

Agua de Jade Apothecary

Iris Records


Groove on Grove

Grove PATH Plaza, Jersey City, New Jersey


Green Drinks at LITM

After you complete your shopping at the Artist and Maker Market (shopping local!), join Sustainable JC at LITM for some “green” drinks and a lot of sustainability talk! On September 4th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, drink, talk, look at amazing art and, most importantly, come together for sustainability!

Tickets are available for purchase at Eventbrite and the suggested donation is $5.00 as per the organizers!



140 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey


Groove on Grove and Artist & Maker Market: JC Fridays / Season Finale Show

This is the end of Groove on Grove for the 2019 Season! Unbelievable how time flies! Join Dancing Tony from (The) Rock-it Docket and the HDSID for the season finale show on Friday, September 6th at 3:00 pm!

The following bands are scheduled to perform for JC Friday:

  • 5:00 pm Woke Robot
  • 6:00 pm Forget the Whale
  • 7:00 pm Hudson City Rats
  • 8:00 pm The New Jacks
  • 9:00 pm Kareem Walkes


Bring the family to the Grove PATH Plaza for a night filled with music and the Artist and Maker Market!


While you are enjoying the amazing music, peruse the items from the Artist & Maker Market vendors!

The following vendors are scheduled to table at the event:

Axol and Friends

Free Love Frames

SIPPs (Sol Infusions Potions & Punches LLC)

Eclectic Jewelry

Citrus Handcrafts


Blind Science Design

Letterati Co.

More Records JC

Lily Lough Jewelry


Paradox Thrift

Vintage On First

Change Is…Vintage & More

Ling Chen Art


We would also like to thank the BEST sponsors for their support! Without their support this free concert series would not be possible: Bang Cookies, Indiegrove, Left Bank Burger Bar, Smile Preschool and Nursery, Barcade Jersey City, Helen’s Pizza, Liberty Harbor Residences, Zeppelin Hall Biergarten, Liberty Science Center, Roman Nose, WORD Jersey City, Jersey City Pediatric Dentistry, Jivamukti Yoga Center Jersey City, Orale Mexican Kitchen, The Keyhole JC, SOUTH HOUSE Bar & Restaurant, Tails On Trails, Grove Street Bicycles, Chick-fil-A Newport Centre, Hudson County Community College, SILVERMAN, The Ashford, Coldwell Banker Jersey City, PGA TOUR, Getaround, Saigon Café, My Gym Jersey City, White Eagle Hall, BCB Bank, J.J. Builders LLC and FM Restaurant Bar and Lounge.


Special thank you to all of our performers that appeared during the season and to everyone that attended the events! See you next year!


Groove on Grove

Grove PATH Plaza, Jersey City, New Jersey


Cans for Cancer 2019

Who doesn’t love a good beer AND supporting a great cause? It’s a win-win situation for everyone involved. The Brooklyn Brewery and Lucky Bar are partnering up for the 2019 Cans for Cancer event! On Friday, September 6th at 8:00 pm, you’ll be able to enjoy cans of Brooklyn Lager, Defender IPA, Bel Air Sour, and Pilsner for $4! All of the proceeds will go to the John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center. Cancer doesn’t stand a chance against this amazing event!


Lucky Bar

322 2nd Street, Jersey City, New Jersey


Zine-Making Workshop with Jasmine Romero

Looking for something fun and interesting to do on a Sunday afternoon? Well after brunch, check out WORD Jersey City’s event with artist Jasmine Romero! On September 8th at 2:00 pm, learn how to make your own zine courtesy of this incredible workshop! Whether you are a pro or a novice, this workshop is for you. Learn how to create your own zine and discover the intricacies of collage art.

Tickets are available for purchase on


WORD Jersey City

123 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey


Back to School Open House at The Little Gym

Not all back to school events have to be hard on the kiddos! One of our amazing sponsors, The Little Gym, is hosting a Back to School open house on Sunday, September 8th from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm! There will be activities and games for the little ones, chances to explore their facilities and programs, some snacks and refreshments as well. This event is for kiddos, 4 months to 12 years old, current members of the Gym and for new families! This event will, for sure, make the kids happy!

If you have any question about the event please reach out to:


The Little Gym Jersey City

380 Newark Avenue, Units 101 & 102, Jersey City, New Jersey


Have a great week!


*No Farmer’s Market on Monday, September 2nd 2019*

Historic Downtown Farmers’ Market!

Don’t forget: every Monday and Thursday, the Historic Downtown Farmer’s Market at the Grove PATH Plaza. The Farmer’s Market is open from 4:00 – 8:00 and features a wide array of farms, produce, plants, specialty foods and desserts!
Come on out and support your local farms and businesses!

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