Where’s YDKJ This Week? – July 15th – July 21st

by Alice Magdziak • July 14, 2017 • EventsComments (0)82

Want to know where we’re going each week so you 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 them.  Support local arts or get outside and do something with us!

2017 L7’s Rock ‘n Roll BBQ!

Saturday, July 15th beginning at 1pm, Lucky 7’s, Jersey City

Mark your calendar for the best block party of the summer in Jersey City, as we present the 6th Annual L7’s Rock ‘n Roll BBQ on July 15, 2017! As usual, second street will be shut down to make room for ice cold beer from Peerless Beverage Company, The Brooklyn Brewery can station, whiskey, bands, BBQ, and or course, cornhole! Plenty of fun for the little ones too in our “kid zone”, including a dunking booth, pool, toys, and a bouncy house. Food, music, beer and fun get started at 1pm!

Here’s the 2017 full line-Up (Hosted by (The) Rock-it Docket):  1:00pm: The Lo-Fi’s; 1:50pm: Fiscal cliff; 2:40pm: The Gully Hubbards; 3:30pm: Eliza Neals; 4:20pm: pioneer the eel; 5:10pm: Désir Decir; 6:00pm: The RocknRoll HiFives; 6:50pm: SHRB; 7:40pm: Black Wail; 8:30pm: Cicada Radio

New Hope Takeover IV

Saturday, July 15th at 8pm, John & Peter’s, New Hope, PA

It’s that time again! Time for some of the scene’s best bands to take over New Hope once more! This month we feature…  Jace Miller (of Alright Junior); Casino Sundae; Finding Feebas; Disposable; Sourland.    Music starts promptly at 8:15 || FREE ADMISSION

Show at Bond Street Basement

Saturday, July 15th at 8pm, Bond Street Complex, Asbury Park

| Jolly Daggers | Little Vicious | Lowlight |

Carvel National Ice Cream Day!

Sunday, July 16th, all over NJ

Join us on Sunday, July 16 for our Carvel National Ice Cream Day celebration!  Stop by your local Carvel shoppe for Buy One Get One Free cups or cones (soft serve only) ALL DAY!*

Celebration of Jane Austen’s Life

Sunday, July 16th from 2pm to 4pm, Colts Neck Reformed Church, Colts Neck

The Central New Jersey region of the Jane Austen Society of North America will be holding a special event on Sunday, July 16, to celebrate Jane Austen’s life and commemorate the bicentennial of her death.  Dramatic readings from Austen’s works! Excerpts from her letters! Cake!  It’s free and open to the public: please come!

Fond Han/The Big Easy/Jeff Lane/ Earth Telephone/Ditz@SCC

Tuesday, July 18th at 7pm, Christ Church, Shrewsbury

Beehive Collective Proudly Presents:  – Fond Han https://fondhan.bandcamp.com/album/sham-cloud; Jeff Lane of dollys; -The Big Easy
https://thebigeasy.bandcamp.com/; -Earth Telephone; -Ditz https://soundcloud.com/flownicer/spike-demo-ditz.  Doors at 7. Music at 7:30. $8 at the door. Be cool.

Kosher Food Truck Frenzy

Wednesday, July 19th from 7pm to 10pm, Lutze Biergarten, Jersey City

Chabad Young Professionals brings you a night of hot food, cold beer, and warm friends at Jersey City’s waterfront Lutze Biergarten, one of “NYC’s Best Outdoor Restaurants and Bars.”  Bask in the marvelous city skyline views while enjoying dinner from the “Schnitzi” and “Shakshooka” food trucks.

LSC After Dark: Electric BBQ

Thursday, July 20th from 6pm to 10pm, Liberty Science Center, Jersey City

Calling all foodies! We’re teaming up with Midnight Market Jersey City to throw the most “lit” BBQ you’ll attend all summer. Enjoy delicious plates from local vendors for $5 or less! Take in the NYC skyline as you sip on cocktails outside. Electrify your senses with bursts of musical lightning produced by our twin, one-million-volt Tesla coils.  Get tickets now for a discounted online price, $20 per person. Add the premium MythBusters exhibition for just $6 more. Tickets are $5 more at the door.  Note: Food at this event is cash only!

LSC After Dark parties are the third Thursday of every month at Liberty Science Center. Guests 21 and over can enjoy an after-hours adventure featuring cocktails, food, music, dancing, laser shows, exhibits, and more.

Little Silver Record Release w/ Renee Maskin, Rachel Ana Dobken

Thursday, July 20th at 8pm, The Asbury, Asbury Park

Little Silver will be celebrating the release of their debut LP, “Somewhere You Found My Name,” in The Asbury’s Soundbooth Bar. Joining the band on Erika’s long-awaited homecoming show will be Renee Maskin and Rachel Ana Dobken.  This is going to be an amazing evening of friends and great music. Can’t wait to see you.

Fort Mott Boer War and Victorian Living History Weekend

Friday through Sunday, July 21st-23rd, Fort Mott, Pennsville

Come see Fort Mott in the Victorian age! The Boer War and Victorian Living History event brings the uniforms and traditions of late Victorian Britain and the Commonwealth to historic Fort Mott. At the same time that Fort Mott was being completed, the war between the British and Boer settlers in South Africa ushered in a new era of warfare. Come witness period camps, uniform and weapon displays, a tactical between British and Boer forces, Victorian civilian attire, and even a cricket match! All Victorian British, Commonwealth, or Boer impressions are welcome. Military or Civilian. All reenactor participants must register for the event. Authenticity and saftey guidelines will apply for all those interested in pariticpating in the skirmishes between British and Boer forces. If you are interested in registering or have any questions please email fortmottboerwar@gmail.com

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