Adult Book Swap Adult Read (Summer Learning Program) | Fri., Jul. 14 | 12-2 p.m. | West Bergen Branch Library, 546 West Side Ave, Jersey City | Please join us for our Book Swap Adult Read! Bring in your favorite book or library book and swap out for a new book. Light refeshment will be served. For more info, go here.

Free Kids Summer Meals In-Person | Fri., Jul. 14 | 1-3 p.m. | Glenn D. Cunningham Branch, 275 M.L.K. Drive, Jersey City | | FreeWe provide free healthy nutritious meals for school age kids up to 18 years old. For more info, go here.

B. Criolla Presents Summer Learning Program Fun Fridays | Fri., Jul. 14 | 3-4:30 p.m. | PGML-Biblioteca Criolla, 472 Jersey Avenue, Jersey City | Join us, B. Criolla and Summer Learning Program for “FUN FRIDAY'S” Movie day's are on July 14, 28 and August 11. Game Day's are June 30, July 7, 21 and August 4. Únase a nosotros, B. Criolla y el programa de aprendizaje de verano para “VIERNES DIVERTIDOS.” Los días de cine son el 14 y 28 de Julio y el 11 de Agosto. Los días de juegos son el 30 de Junio, el 7 y el 21 de Julio y el 4 de Agosto. For more info, go here.

Thaikkudam Bridge at White Eagle Hall| Fri., Jul. 14 | 7 p.m. | White Eagle Hall, 337 Newark Ave., Jersey City | VEDOM ART presents sensational live performance of Thaikkudam Bridge, the internationally acclaimed musical ensemble from India, as they make their way to New Jersey! For more info, go here.

The Laugh Tour Comedy Club | Fri., Jul. 14 | 7:30-9 p.m. | The Laugh Tour Comedy Club @ Dorrian's, 555 Washington Blvd. , Jersey City | The Laugh Tour Comedy Shows: featuring comedians from The Tonight Show, Netflix, America's Got Talent, TikTok and more! For more info, go here.

Nature Programs at Liberty State Park: Wildlife Garden Walk | Sat., Jul. 15 | 10-11 a.m. | meet at the Liberty State Park Nature Center, 275 Freedom Way, Jersey City | Join our Park Naturalist on a stroll through the Nature Center’s pollinator and wildlife gardens to learn about native plants in New Jersey and their value to wildlife. For more info, go here.

Caribbean Festival at Carrington Village| Sat., Jul. 15 | 12-10 p.m. | Carrington Village , 459 Martin Luther King Drive , Jersey City | | FreeGet ready NJ! The Summer is officially here and all roads lead to Carrington Village for the 2nd Annual Caribbean Festival. For more info, go here.

heART & Aerial | A Variety Showcase | Sat., Jul. 15 | 7-10 p.m. | Film Factory, 19 Pollock Ave, Jersey City | We are combining the Art of creating with the Art of aerial performances. Showcasing 20+ local artist from the community & 10 live aerial performances all in one venue. DJ, Food & Drinks for purchase, raffles and more! For more info, go here.

Corgi Comedy Club | Sat., Jul. 15 | 8-10 p.m. | Corgi Comedy Club, 1 Distillery Drive, Jersey City | | $20.00Jersey City comedians Ryan Rummel and Alex Grubard bring entertainment to the one-and-only Jersey City Distillery! For more info, go here.

Water Street Music at Fox & Crow | Sat., Jul. 15 | 8-10 p.m. | Fox & Crow, 594 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City | $10 Cover to Artist Water Street is a Pop/Americana group from the northwestern hills of Blairstown, NJ. For more info, go here.

Jersey City Restaurant Week Summer 2023 | Sat., Jul. 15 | Jersey City, Jersey City | Dining heats up in one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the US with the return of Jersey City Restaurant Week this Summer 2023.
The Jersey City Restaurant Association (JCRA) is hosting its annual Summer Restaurant Week July 15th-28th. For more info, go here.

Open Run at Lincoln Park| Sun., Jul. 16 | 9 a.m. | Lincoln Park, Jersey City | NYRR Open Run is a community-based, volunteer-supported running initiative – bringing free weekly runs and walks to local neighborhood parks. For more info, go here.

Nature Programs at Liberty State Park: Explore the Hudson River Estuary | Sun., Jul. 16 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | meet in Lot #1 (Liberty State Park), 300 Morris Pesin Drive, Jersey City | Join us on a hands-on adventure to Caven Point Beach where we will explore the amazing wildlife of the Hudson River Estuary. For more info, go here.

Summer Fest Liberty State Park Music Series | Sun., Jul. 16 | 6-8 p.m. | Liberty State Park, North Cove Field, Jersey City | For more info, go here.

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Emily was born and raised in New Jersey, and graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in architecture. She has a background in design, public health, radio, and comedy.