PAFCOM Parade, Groove on Grove and More Things to Do in Hudson County
32nd PAFCOM Parade and Festival
The 32nd Annual Filipino-American Friendship Community Parade and Festival will be held on Sunday, June 26 in Lincoln Park.
Festival booths open at 10 a.m. while the parade begins at 11:30 a.m. from West Side Avenue to Claremont Avenue in Jersey City. Entertainment is scheduled from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Lincoln Park.
Among those scheduled to perform at the festival in the park are Abba tribute band Dancing Dream, Radha, Central Jersey Filipino Folk Dance Troupe, Patricia Dinglasan, the Band of Brothers, Belvidere Avenue and Arato Brothers.
For more information, visit the group’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pafcomnj/
Celebrate Fleetwood Mac
ALEOproduction celebrates The Fleetwood Mac Engagement as part of the Hoboken Sinatra Park Summer program on Saturday June 25 at 7 p.m.
The event will celebrate the music and relationships forged at Fleetwood Mac, such as the marriage between keyboardist Christine Perfect and bassist John McVie and the relationship between guitarist Lindsey Buckingham, his girlfriend and musical partner, Stevie Nicks.
The historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery continues every Saturday after 9 a.m. with a variety of landscaping tasks such as light raking, weeding, and wood cutting. The volunteer group will meet again on June 25.
Those interested in participating should wear covered shoes or boots, long pants and long sleeves for protection. Contact Anthony “Dancing Tony” Susco at 973-219-9696 with any questions. Larger volunteer groups, community organizations, schools and businesses can also participate.
The 2022 artists and creators market continues
The 2022 Artists & Makers Market continues to take place at the Grove Street PATH Plaza and Newark Avenue Pedestrian Mall in Jersey City on Friday, July 1, from 3-9 p.m. The free family event is intended to help local artists and creators.
Visitors to the area can purchase handcrafted pieces made by local artists every Saturday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Friday from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. through September. Music is provided during the event by a live DJ.
The market will not take place on the following dates: Saturday July 30; Saturday August 27; Wednesday September 14; Friday September 16; Saturday September 17; and Saturday September 24.
Groove on Grove single and double showcase
As part of the 2022 Artists and Creators Market, Groove on Grove is hosting a Singles and Doubles Showcase featuring singer-songwriters and small bands hosted and booked by Rock-it Docket’s Dancing Tony on Wednesday, June 29 at 4 p.m.
Performances include sets by ANouré, Michael Potter, Kelli Bruno, Twidlin Thumbs, BABES. Marc Del Giudice, Lilee, Jacquelyn Heloise, Nick Ciavatta and David Jacobson. The show takes place at Grove St. PATH Plaza in Jersey City.
Comedy at Gallery 313
The New York and New Jersey comedians continue to perform at 313 Gallery in Jersey City on Saturday, June 25 from 8-9:30 p.m.
Hosted by Kayt Hester, the show will feature Anthony Devito, Vanessa Jackson, Robbie Collins, Laura Merli, Tony Loud, Chris Warren, Hannah Lieberman and Carter Morgan. Complimentary wine will also be served.
The doors to the salon open at 7:30 p.m. The 313 Gallery is located at 313 3rd St., Jersey City. Tickets can be found on Eventbrite at https://bit.ly/3tTeXsq.