Where’s YDKJ This Week? – July 8th–July 14th

by Alice Magdziak • July 8, 2016 • EventsComments (0)277

We’ve been hearing from more and more friends and readers that they’d like to know where we’re going each week so they can join us.  We get invited to events, hear about fun exhibits and are interested in lots of different places all the time.  Here’s what is on our radar this week. We can’t guarantee that we’ll go to all these places but there’s a good chance we’ll be at some of these.  Support local arts or get outside and do something with us.

Paterson Falls/Alexander Hamilton Picnic in the Park

Saturday, July 9th, 12:30-4:30pm, Mary Ellen Kramer Park, Paterson

On July 10, 1778, George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and the Marquis de Lafayette stopped for lunch at the Great Falls. Years later, as the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Hamilton founded the City of Paterson as the birthplace of America’s economic independence, fueled by the rushing water of the Passaic River.
12:30 p.m. Mary Ellen Kramer Park (parking at Overlook Park, 72 McBride Ave.)
1:00 p.m. Picnic with the founding fathers! Meet and talk to George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, and the Marquis de Lafayette.
2:00 p.m. Take a walking tour of the Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park
12:30-4:30 p.m. See documents and technological innovations from throughout Paterson’s history at the Paterson museum.

This event is free to the public

Walker Stalker New Jersey

Saturday and Sunday, July 9 and 10, NJ Convention and Exposition Center, Edison

Walker Stalker Con returns for Year 3 with a brand new venue! The biggest Zombie, Horror & Sci-Fi Convention in the world is bringing with your favorites from The Walking Dead & more! www.walkerstalkercon.com/newjersey

Sunday, July 10th, House of Independents, Asbury Park
Top notch comedians and podcasters perform all day and night in this extravaganza.
Tuesday, July 12th, 5-11pm, East Palisade Ave., Englewood
Come Out and Enjoy A Block Party Like No Other!This summer event will feature food sampling from area restaurants, Blue Moon Mexican Cafe’s Outdoor Beer & Sangria Bar, music from bergenPAC (Bergen Performing Arts Center) and support local not for profits!
DJ Alex will be burning up the stage with entertainment through the night. Pre-purchase food sample tickets ($) online and also at the event (credit cards only) to sample from many of the participating restaurants. Restaurants will be listed on www.northjerseyevents.com soon!
Invite all of your friends to this free event where everyone can celebrate the community of Englewood, NJ at #ENM2016 – raindate July 13
Wednesday, July 13th, 6-9pm, Grove Street PATH Plaza, Jersey City
Downtown Jersey City’s longest running weekly music series, Groove on Grove, is back for it’s 9th season. Join us for music, food and drinks weekly on the plaza. Every other Wednesdays May through September, shop Artist & Maker Market, for some of the best artisans and vintage vendors out there. Shop directly from emerging indie makers and established artists to find one-of-a-kind items and meet the people who make them.
“We’ve Got You Covered ” A Groove on Grove Local Cover Band Showcase!
6 pm The Fine Line Band; 7 pm The Undercovers; 8:15 pm PPS
Wednesday, July 13th, 10am-noon, Art House Productions, Jersey City
St. Joseph’s School for the Blind presents Exploration in Art, A Hands-On Tour of Art Mediums with Art House Productions
All Are Welcome! Please join the members of St. Joseph’s School for The Blind’s Adult Services Program as they exhibit a unique collection of works in various art mediums. Exploration in Art is a journey inspired by and facilitated by professional artist and instructor, Bojana Coklyat, under the direction of Art House Executive Director, Christine Goodman. There will be live music by the students in the program. The artwork was made possible by a grant from the Hudson County Cultural Affairs and Ellen at Saint Joseph’s School for The Blind, who coordinated the grant process.
Wednesday, July 13th, 7-10pm, Asbury Park Boardwalk
Check out Foxanne and Lowlight LIVE on Wednesday, July 13 at the Asbury Park Boardwalk. The show starts at 7PM on the 1st Avenue Green Space.
*Remember to bring a beach chair (or a towel) and your appetite!
Proceeds raised through beer, taco, and merchandise sales benefit the Asbury Park Music Foundation’s Youth Initiative Program. This program provides music education programming, lessons, and instruments to Asbury Park’s youth.

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