O, the month of May, the merry month of May, So frolic, so gay, and so green, so green, so green! (poem by Thomas Dekker, 1600) Hola Friends and Neighbors–
We are gearing up for a great Spring–Don’t forget our meeting on May 15th…But there are some special events happening this week in honor of Jersey City’s first Green Week and one super fun event not to miss that we wanted to share with everyone….
Saturday May 5th:
Start the day with a Bike tour of the City Parks co-sponsored by Bike JC with breakfast donated by Legal Grounds. Leaving City Hall at 8am for a 16 mile tour~~
After that….Van Vorst Park is the place to be!
First Farmers Market of the season with 11 Vendors~ 8am-3pm.
Friends of Van Vorst Park Fundraiser Flea Market from 9am-5pm.
Friends of Van Vorst Park Celebration from 11am-3pm!!! Green Events, Tattoos & Games with the Recreation Dept of JC, Free Face Painting with Umpa Lumpa, Informational tables about summer programs from DPW, JCIA, the Recreation Dept, and the Jersey City Free Public Library. Music by the Solar Punch Band and free bus tours at 1 & 3pm to the PJP Landfill that is currently being transformed into the Marion Greenway.
And the perfect way to start the weekend???? The annual Cinco de Mayo parade and all night fiesta at Bar Majestic & The Merchant starting at 4pm on Friday May 4th!
All the best!!
(oh and watch for the largest full moon of the year this Saturday night !! VVPA nor do the Friends of VVP have anything to do with it…but it sure will be fun to see!)