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April 2019

Jersey City Parks Coalition: Celebrating Arbor Day – “Legacy of Trees” Saturday, April 27th, 2019 @ 10:30 AM EST ** UPDATE **

April 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

*** Event Update *** Our apologies, the Lincoln Park Arbor Day event has been cancelled.  Please join us at our other fantastic Jersey City Park Event Locations for Arbor Day!

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May 2019

The Jersey City’s Parks Coalition Community Meeting: Thursday, May 9th, 2019, 7PM – 9PM EST

May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

  Please, join our monthly community meeting to learn about the different projects The Jersey City Parks Coalition is working to benefit your park. Have a park-related idea? Bring it to the table and we can certainly discuss it. Meet the leaders of your respective community parks. Location: Lincoln Park Administration Building, (Past the Casino Building)

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JCPC Plates4Parks: Dinner at the Jersey City Reservoir with Chef Mory Thomas of Square 1 – Saturday, 5/18/19 Ward C from 6 PM – 8PM

May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jersey City Reservoir, Reservoir #3 - 119 Reservoir Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07304 United States
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Celebrate Jersey City’s dynamic food scene and enjoy a delicious three-course dinner in one of our beautiful parks. Each dinner will be created by a guest chef, and all proceeds will support the Jersey City Parks Coalition in our mission to empower residents to develop, renovate, use and maintain their community parks and public spaces of Jersey City; thereby revitalizing neighborhoods and lifting communal and human spirits.

Please contact us with any food allergies or for vegan/vegetarian options.

Dinners Start at 6p Sharp!

Chef Mory Thomas. Square 1 Community Eatery, 283 St. Paul's Avenue, Jersey City

About Square 1

Our menu focuses on solid, global culinary techniques, celebrating deliciously fresh, wholesome, and natural ingredients served in a friendly and relaxing environment. It consists of grab and go or made-to-order items in the mornings and offering up wholesome grain and vegetable driven salads, simple yet delicious sandwiches and seasonally appropriate soups as well as locally roasted coffee, great teas, bakery items and desserts. We have options for all lifestyles: meat lovers, vegan, gluten-free and vegetarians alike.
We hope to provide this nourishing and delicious food within a much needed down-to-earth and friendly environment. Come experience all we have to offer.

Special thanks to ShopRite/Inserra Supermarkets, Liberty Realty | THE SKOLAR GROUP, Citizen’s Bank, Kobrick Coffee, and Chef’s Warehouse for sponsoring this event.

Hospitality courtesy of Alex Sartoga and Haven House

Logo and graphic design by Catalina Aranguren of Argia photography

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June 2019

The Jersey City’s Parks Coalition Community Meeting – Thursday, June 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lincoln Park – Hank Gallo Community Center, Jersey City, NJ 07304 United States

  Please, join our monthly community meeting to learn about the different projects The Jersey City Parks Coalition is working to benefit your park. Have a park-related idea? Bring it to the table and we can certainly discuss it. Meet the leaders of your respective community parks. Location: Lincoln Park Administration Building, (Past the Casino Building)  

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Jersey City Parks Coalition Plates for Parks – Van Vorst Park with Chef Colleen Christi Willett – Saturday, June 15th Ward E, 6 PM – 8 PM

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Van Vorst Park, Van Vorst Park Gazebo--Montgomery St and Jersey Ave
Jersey City, NJ United States

Plates for Parks at Van Vorst Park
Celebrate Jersey Citys dynamic food scene and enjoy a delicious three-course dinner in one of our beautiful parks. Each dinner will be created by a guest chef, and all proceeds will support the Jersey City Parks Coalition in our mission to empower residents to develop, renovate, use and maintain their community parks and public spaces of Jersey City; thereby revitalizing neighborhoods and lifting communal and human spirits.
Please contact us with any food allergies or for vegan/vegetarian options.
Dinners starts at 6p Sharp!

Tickets are available for purchase using the Brown Paper Tickets link below:

https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4253377

Chef Colleen Christi Willett, Co-Owner of Bread & Spoon, Jersey City

About Colleen Christi Willett -

Colleen Christi Willett is the Chef & Co-Owner of Bread & Spoon, a catering and specialty baked goods company that focuses on balanced, delicious, accessible meals for everyone. She runs Bread & Spoon with her husband, Steve.

Colleen believes cooking and eating healthfully should be fun, delicious, interesting and most importantly, shared. Sourcing, preparing and discovering the components that go into each meal allows us to be more in touch with the flavors, aromas and nuances of the foods we eat, their impact on our local economy, and on our planet. Bread & Spoon sources over 80% of its produce, meats and seafood from vendors and providers within 75 miles of Jersey City.

Special thanks to ShopRite/Inserra Supermarkets, Leda Duif of Sawyer Smith Residential, Green Villain, The Tenmarc Building, and Chefs Warehouse for sponsoring this event.
Hospitality courtesy of Alex Sartoga and Haven House
Logo and graphic design by Catalina Aranguren of Argia photography

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July 2019

The Jersey City’s Parks Coalition Community Meeting – Thursday, July 17th @ 7 PM EST

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pershing Field Community Center, 201 Central Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07307 United States
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Please, join our monthly community meeting to learn about the different projects The Jersey City Parks Coalition is working to benefit your park. Have a park-related idea? Bring it to the table and we can certainly discuss it. Meet the leaders of your respective community parks. Location: Pershing Field Vietnam Veterans Community Center  

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Plates4Parks : Lincoln Park Sat, 7/20 @ 6 PM – 8 PM

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
August 2019

The Jersey City’s Parks Coalition Community Meeting: Aug 8th @ 7 PM EST – 9 PM EST

August 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lincoln Park – Hank Gallo Community Center, Jersey City, NJ 07304 United States

Please, join our monthly community meeting to learn about the different projects The Jersey City Parks Coalition is working to benefit your park. Have a park-related idea? Bring it to the table and we can certainly discuss it. Meet the leaders of your respective community parks. Location: Lincoln Park Administration Building, (Past the Casino Building)

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First Annual Jersey City Garden Tour – Sat, Aug 10th @ 9 AM – 6 PM EST (Free); Sunset Cocktail Fundraising Event 6:30 PM – 9 PM ($25.00)

August 10 @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
Canco Lofts, Canco Patio - 50 Dey Street
Jersey City, United States
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Dear Green Friends, Canco Park Conservancy is organizing a free citywide event for this coming Saturday 8/10 9am - 5pm. We'd like to invite you all to either HOST or PARTICIPATE. Please feel free to share this email. Our goal is to bring people to nature and gardeners to gardens. The Garden tour is a self lead tour with participating locations dedicating a 1-2 hour timeslot, participants show up during that time. Some locations are in parks, others are private…

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Plates4Parks : Washington Park – Sat, 8/10 @ 6 PM – 8 PM

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Washington Park, 156 New York Avenue (btwn. Paterson Plank & 2nd St.)
Jersey City, NJ United States
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*** Tickets are available for purchase from the link below: *** https://allevents.in/secaucus/plates-4-parks-a-jersey-city-parks-coalition-event/200017432739139 REMEMBER DUE TO LIMITED SEATING TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE    

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