Mt. Carmel Feast; Zoom meeting for JC Carnival parade; Movies in Bayonne, more | Upcoming - world cultures

Mt. Carmel Feast; Zoom meeting for JC Carnival parade; Movies in Bayonne, more | Upcoming

JC Carnival Community Parade Alliance’s Final Zoom Meeting

The American Carnival Association of the Western Caribbean Indies in Jersey City will hold its final 2022 Zoom Statewide Community Parade Alliance meeting on Tuesday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. online on Zoom. The meeting ID is 81850010784 and the passcode is ALL2022.

The Jersey City Caribbean Carnival Parade celebrates the 27th statewide this year when it returns to the traditional road marching parade on Saturday, July 23.

The next meeting after the final Zoom meeting will be in person at Lincoln Park on JFK Blvd in Jersey City at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 19.

Italian Festivals in Jersey City and Hoboken

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Jersey City continues its Italian tradition with the Feast of Mount Carmel from Thursday, July 14 to Sunday, July 17. 11:30 p.m. on July 16, and 4-9 p.m. on July 17. Food options include Italian sausages, zebules, shish kebobs, empanadas and more. There will be games and rides for children. Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church is located at 99 Broadway, Jersey City.

After this is the 112th Italian Saint Anne Festival in Hoboken from July 22 to July 26. The 5-day festival will include night music, a beer garden, food and vendor options, and 50/50 on sale now at $10 each. The schedule is as follows: Friday, July 22: from 6 to 11 pm. Saturday 23 July: 2 to 11 p.m.; Sunday, July 24: 2 to 11 p.m.; Monday 25 July: from 6 to 11 pm; Tuesday, July 26, Saint Anne’s Day, 1-11 p.m. Feast Mass on July 26 will be followed by a procession. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church is located at 704 Jefferson Street, Hoboken.

Administration of work programs in New Jersey for employers

The New Jersey Department of Labor will provide business owners with information that will aid in hiring and job training on Wednesday, July 13, from noon to 1:30 p.m.

The following items will be discussed: the Return and Earn On-the-Job Training Program, WorkFirst On-The-Job Training Program, National Job Exchange Website for Job Posting Purposes, Job Matching for Referral Purposes, and Virtual Recruitment Events.

The event host is Hector Alba, a business advisor to NJDOL for 28 years. Alba is a bilingual consultant for the Jersey One-Stop office where he currently works. He worked as an investigator for the Passaic Employment Office and later for the WorkFirst Unit in Jersey City as an on-the-job training representative in Hudson County.

The event is online and free at and is facilitated by NJSBDC at New Jersey City University.

$25 off gas for the first 300 vehicles at Sunoco

With gas prices above $5, travel is becoming more and more taxing for vehicle owners. However, World Outreach Christian Church is giving away $25 of gas for the first 300 vehicles that arrive at the Sunoco gas station, 465 Grand St. , Jersey City, Saturday, July 23, starting at 9 a.m.

History and nature programs at Liberty State Park

Liberty State Park’s nature programs continue Sunday, July 10, with a Wildlife Garden Walk from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Visitors can join an LSP host on a walk through pollinators at the Nature Center and Wildlife Gardens to learn about New Jersey’s native plants and their value in Wildlife. The group will meet at the Nature Center at 275 Freedom Road. Free parking is available at Lot #6, across the street from the center. Visitors should dress outdoors and wear comfortable walking shoes. All ages are welcome to participate.

Then, date programming continues on Wednesday, July 13, with the Trail of the Blue Comet from 1:30 to 3 p.m. The program discusses the route of the famous Blue Comet train to its final destination in Atlantic City. There will be a 60-minute Power Point presentation, a discussion about the lasting impact of a blue comet and a clip from the documentary, “Deluxe: The Tale of the Blue Comet,” followed by a walk to the train shed. Visitors can meet at the information desk inside the CRRNJ building. The program is recommended for ages 10 and up.

Pre-registration is required for all programs as space is limited. For more information or to enroll in a program, contact the Nature Center at 201-915-3400 x503 or email [email protected] Children must be accompanied by an adult, and you can register a maximum of six participants per reservation. Pets are not allowed in the programs unless they are service animals.

Movies in Bayonne Library on July 20

Two films will be shown at Bayonne Public Library on July 20, “Tami Faye’s Eyes” and “Sing 2” as part of the library’s summer film series.

The Eyes of Tammy Faye, a biographical drama based on the life of TV artist Tammy Faye Bakker, will premiere at 1 p.m. “Sing 2,” a computer-animated musical comedy, airs at 6:30 p.m.

Both films will be shown at the O’Connor Gallery on the library’s second floor. Bayonne Public Library is located at 31st St. and Ave. C, Bayonne.

Musicals at LUX this summer

LUX Performing Arts will perform its major musicals “The Little Mermaid Jr” and “13 the Musical” from July 13 to July 17 at the Jersey City Theater Center.

The Little Mermaid Jr. takes place on Wednesday, July 13, from 2 to 3 p.m.; Thursday, July 14 at 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, July 16 at 2 and 5:30 p.m. “13 The Musical” can be seen on Friday, July 15 at 6:30 p.m.; And Sunday, July 17 at 2 and 5:30 p.m.

The Jersey City Theater Center is located at 165 Newark Ave. , Jersey City, access from Barrow St. Tickets can be found at

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