This weekend, stay warm with these great Jersey City events. There's a Lunar New Year Celebration, the Jersey Art Book Fair, a hike to Caven Point, and more.

“In This Corner of the World” - Free Film Screening | Fri., Feb. 2 | 11:45 a.m.-2 p.m. | Five Corners Branch Library - Mildred Hunke Auditorium, 678 Newark Ave., Jersey City | Join us for a free film screening of “In This Corner of the World” at the Five Corners Library. The film will be introduced by Midori Yoshimoto, PhD from NJCU's Art Department. For more info, go here.

Community Treasures: Giving Back to the Community | Fri., Feb. 2 | 12 p.m. | 1704 Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City | Free clothes, shoes, and more for the community For more info, go here.

Miller Branch Library Presents Adult Game Night | Fri., Feb. 2 | 3-4 p.m. | Miller Branch Library, 489 Bergen Ave., Jersey City | Join us at Miller Branch for an fun evening of adult game night. For more info, go here.

Hedgehog Craft for Children | Fri., Feb. 2 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | Heights Branch Library, 14 Zabriskie St., Jersey City | Why should groundhogs get all the attention? Celebrate National Hedgehog day with a craft for children. For more info, go here.

Working - A Musical | Fri., Feb. 2; Sat., Feb. 3; Sun., Feb. 4 | Margaret Williams Theater, Hepburn Hall, New Jersey City University, 2039 John F. Kennedy Blvd., Jersey City | Real life interviews supply a lyrical narrative through song and dialogue, shining light on the lives of those who create community. Nominated for six Tony Awards, this modern revision features songs by Lin-Manuel Miranda, Stephen Schwartz, Craig Carnelia, James Taylor, Micki Grant, and more. For more info, go here.

The Laugh Tour Comedy Club at Dorrian's Jersey City | Fri., Feb. 2; Sat., Feb. 3 | Dorrian's Red Hand, 555 Washington Blvd., Jersey City | $25.00 - $75.00 | The Laugh Tour Comedy Club Presents Live Comedy Every Friday and Saturday For more info, go here.

Debra Devi | Fri., Feb. 2 | 9-11 p.m. | Fox & Crow, 594 Palisade Ave., Jersey City | $10.00 | Jersey City-based Debra Devi plays “dreamy blues-rockers and psychedelic jams” (Relix) flavored with her soulful voice and expressive guitar playing. For more info, go here.

Jersey Art Book (JAB) Fair | Sat., Feb. 3; Sun., Feb. 4 | 9 a.m.-7 p.m. | Railroad Terminal at Liberty State Park, 1 Audrey Zapp Dr., Jersey City | Presented by Dense Magazine for the second year in a row, Jersey Art Book (JAB) Fair features over 100 exhibitors with art books, zines, posters and other print ephemera for purchase. For more info, go here.

Van Vorst Park Farmers Market | Sat., Feb. 3 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Van Vorst Park Gazebo, 281 Montgomery St, Jersey City | Free | Local fresh meats, fish, vegetables, baked goods, coffee, dog snacks, prepared foods. For more info, go here.

Lunar New Year Celebration | Sat., Feb. 3 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Priscilla Gardner Main Library - Bonetti Room - New Jersey Room, 472 Jersey Ave., Jersey City | The Gardner Main Library, in conjunction with TongYan School, celebrates Lunar New Year with special programming including a Lion Dance performance on Jersey Avenue. For more info, go here.

February Nature Programs at Liberty State Park: Hike to Caven Point | Sat., Feb. 3 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | meet in Lot #1, 300 Morris Pesin Dr., Jersey City | Please join us on a leisurely hike to Caven Point Beach to explore the urban and natural shoreline of the Upper NY Bay and unique features of Caven Point Beach. For more info, go here.

National Take Your Child to the Library Day | Sat., Feb. 3 | 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Pavonia Branch Library, 326 Eighth St., Jersey City | Any day is a good take to take your child to the library, but Saturday, February 3 is National Take Your Child to the Library Day and Pavonia Branch Library will be celebrating! For more info, go here.

Jersey City Arts & Culture Trust Fund Grant Application Q&A | Sat., Feb. 3 | 12-3 p.m. | City Hall, 280 Grove St., Jersey City | For more info, go here.

Stepping Up | Sat., Feb. 3; Sun., Feb. 4 | 1-4 p.m. | ART150 Gallery, 157A First St., 2nd Floor, Jersey City | Free | Pro Arts is showing gratitude to its wonderful volunteers by putting on this volunteer exhibition! For more info, go here.

Paper Trail Art Market + Documentary Screening | Sat., Feb. 3; Sun., Feb. 4 | 1-7 p.m. | Deep Space Gallery, 77 Cornelison Avenue, Jersey City | Free | In collaboration with the 2024 edition of the Jersey Art Book Fair, Deep Space Gallery is hosting a weekend's worth of satellite programming. At 77 Cornelison Avenue in Bergen-Lafayette, just minutes away from the Fair, our Paper Trail Art Market will feature vendors of all things paper, from zines, indie comics and art books to paper arts, prints and works on paper. For more info, go here.

Art House Gallery Exhibition: “Warriors” - Opening Reception | Sat., Feb. 3 | 5-8 p.m. | Art House Gallery, The Hendrix, 345 Marin Blvd., Jersey City | Free | Art House Productions is thrilled to present “Warriors” in celebration of Black History Month. This exhibition features the remarkable works of Myeisha Miller, Theda Sandiford, Danielle Scott, and Armisey Smith, skillfully curated by Andrea McKenna. For more info, go here.

Jason Myles Goss w/ Niall Connolly | Sat., Feb. 3 | 8-10 p.m. | Fox & Crow, 594 Palisade Ave., Jersey City | $10 Cover at the Door | Jason Myles Goss is a singer-songwriter and musician hailing from Massachusetts who now calls New York City home. Niall Connolly - the New York based, Cork born songwriter's 9th studio album, ‘The Patience of Trees' was released on June 1st 2023. For more info, go here.

Rock and Roll Playhouse Plays Music of The Beatles + More for Kids | Sun., Feb. 4 | 11 a.m. | White Eagle Hall, 337 Newark Ave., Jersey City | Performing songs created by the most iconic musicians in rock history, The Rock and Roll Playhouse band offers its core audience of families with children age ten and under games, movement, stories and an opportunity to rock out in an effort to educate children and explore their creativity. 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.