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Saturday, October 4, 2014

Kickball Cancelled | Sex and RocknRoll still on

Hey All,  today's weather forecast cast for drinking and bowling, but not KICKBALL. Our kickball after party at Lucky's is of course with Coach Tony and the Matt Boy is still on. You can still get your game on tomorrow with Volleyball on the JC Waterfront.

Now, Don't fret, there's still some fun to be had this Saturday. 

The National Guitar Exhibit plugs in at Liberty Science Center with Guitar : the Instrument that Rocked the World. With live performances this weekend, by Dick Boak and Craig Thatcher of Martin Guitar, Michael Napolitano from the Pre-School of Rock, Elliot Sharp, and JC's Devi on Saturday. Sunday Schedule is here 

Once you get your rock on, may as well partially complete the tri-fecta with a good smearing of SEX. Head to LITM on the dayside for The Spoken Nerd Presents : SEX. "Come one come all to explore all the aspects of one of our most basic driving forces... sex. Here's the schedule from foreplay to climax 4:30 PM, Dr. Nan Wise, "Sex Neuroscience" | 5 PM, Ruwan Meegapala, "Sex and Enlightenment" | 5:30-5:45 Break + Super secret fun activity | 5:45-6:05 Titillating Trivia
6ish-7 Open mic hosted by Poet Laureate of Union City "Broken English" Benedicto Figueroa. [optional seven minutes in heaven] 

>Little India's Navarti Festival wraps up this weekend. 

Here's the rest of Hudson Happenings compliments of Summer Dawn Hortillosa from 


MUSIC--"Guitar: The Instrument That Rocked the World," a new interactive exhibit, opens at the Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City. The show, which runs through Jan. 4, will also include a regular live music series that kicks off this weekend.

OUTDOORS--Runners compete in the Lakad Tulong Loves 2 Help 5K and 1.5K Fun Walk kicking off at 10 a.m. in the North Cove Field at Liberty State Park in Jersey City.

FESTIVAL--The Jersey City Fall Diversity Festival celebrates the city's culture and the coming of autumn with music, dance and more starting at 10 a.m. at Hamilton Park in Jersey City.

LITERATURE--Hudson County Community College hosts its seventh annual Literacy and Family Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at their Culinary Conference Center, 161 Newkirk St., Jersey City.

FESTIVAL--Get free pumpkins at the Pumpkin Patch from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Iron Monkey, 99 Greene St., Jersey City. There will also be pumpkin painting, face painting and more activities, plus pumpkin drafts and cocktails.

FESTIVAL--The BelovED Community Charter School holds its fall festival from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at their campus, 508 Grand St., Jersey City.

OUTDOORS--KickNic, a kickball and picnic fundraiser for the Village Neighborhood Association, runs from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Enos Jones Field in Jersey City. Registration is $150 per team, $20 for individuals.

COMEDY--The Hoboken Comedy Festival continues with three shows Saturday. First up, a dog-friendly, all-star show benefiting the Liberty Humane Society animal shelter from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Pier 13. Admission is a suggested donation of $10.

EDUCATION--Learn all about "Sex" at the latest installment of the Spoken Nerd, featuring lectures, trivia, an open mic and more from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at LITM, 140 Newark Ave., Jersey City.

COMEDY--Some of the region's up-and-coming comedians perform at the WOW Comedy showcase at 6 p.m. at Brightside Tavern, 141 Bright St., Jersey City. Admission is $10. There is a two-drink, one food item minimum.

MUSIC--More polka comes to Pilsener Haus and Biergarten, 1422 Grand St., Hoboken, with Alex Meixner, the "Hardest Working Man in Polka," at 7 p.m.

COMEDY--The Hoboken Comedy Festival's second show of the night features Chuck Nice, Leah Bonnema, Dan Soder and founder Dan Frigolette at 8 p.m. at Maxwell's Tavern, 1039 Washington St., Hoboken. Tickets are $25.

MUSIC--Mark Linskey of the Hudson Falcons, Saint Christopher and Steve Burks rock the house at 10 p.m. at Lamp Post Bar and Grille, 382 Second St., Jersey City.

COMEDY--And finally, the Hoboken Comedy Festival ends the night at 10:30 p.m. also at Maxwell's Tavern with Big Jay Oakerson, Larry Beyah, Louis Katz Fallon and Damien Lemon. Tickets are $25.


OUTDOORS--The Jersey Gold Coast Bike Tour kicks off at 9 a.m. from Liberty State Park in Jersey City at 200 Morris Pesin Dr., and then takes bicyclists along the waterfront through JC, Hoboken, Weehawken, West New York and Edgewater.

LITERATURE--Local kids author Andi Green reads from one of her WorryWoo monster books for kids ages 2 to 6 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at WORD, 123 Newark Ave., Jersey City.

MUSIC--Songwriter and guitarist Josep Pla performs from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at D's Soul Full Cafe, 918 Willow Ave., Hoboken.

FILM--See "The Big Parade," with live organ accompaniment at 3 p.m. at the Landmark Loew's Jersey Theatre, 54 Journal Square, Jersey City. Admission is $12, $10 for students and seniors.

COMEDY--The Hoboken Comedy Festival has its grand finale with Carlos Mencia, Simeon Goodson, Michael Blaustein and the winner of their new talent contest at 8 p.m. at Pilsener Haus and Biergarten, 1422 Grand St., Hoboken. Tickets are $45.

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