This long Labor Day weekend, enjoy the last days of summer at these great Jersey City events. 902 Brewing Co. is throwing an end of summer bash, and Miller Branch Library is having their Annual Back to School Supply Giveaway. Plus, Deep Space Gallery is having a Weekend Market, it’s the last chance to catch OceanXperience at Liberty Science Center, and more.

Books & a Bistro-like Experience | Fri., Sep. 1 | 9 a.m.-3 p.m. | Marion Branch, 1017 West Side Ave, Jersey City | Come and unwind at the Marion Branch Library. Enjoy the serenity under our market umbrellas, sipping your coffee, exploring a wide array of books for sale, or indulging in some quiet reading or study time. WiFi is also available for you to connect to and explore the web. For more info, go here.

Miller Branch Annual Back to School Supply Giveaway! | Fri., Sep. 1 | 12-3 p.m. | Miller Branch, 489 Bergen Ave, Jersey City | Come join us for Miller’s Back to School drive, a day event where we’re giving away school supplies to children and youth from 1st grade to 12th grade. Light refreshments with be served. For more info, go here.

5th Annual Childhood Cancer Awareness Month Flag Raising | Fri., Sep. 1 | 1:30-2:30 p.m. | City Hall – Council Chambers, 280 Grove Street, Jersey City | The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven Fulop, the Municipal Council Members and the Office of Cultural Affairs are proud to honor Copa Maribel Cancer Events, Inc. as we recognize the 5th Annual Childhood Cancer Awareness Month during the Flag Raising Ceremony and its night ceremony for the  6th Annual Light It Up Gold on Friday, September 1, 2023. For more info, go here.

World Beard Day Children’s Craft | Fri., Sep. 1 | 3-4 p.m. | Pavonia Branch, 326 8th St, Jersey City | World Beard Day is celebrated annually on an international level with people from every nation and continent gathering together with their beards. It is held on the first Saturday of September and is characterized by the happiness of all people being with their beards and with each other. In celebration of World Beard Day, stop by the Pavonia Branch Library to make your own beard. For more info, go here.

Fun Fridays at Five Corners | Fri., Sep. 1 | 3:30-4:30 p.m. | Five Corners Branch, 678 Newark Ave, Jersey City | Come hang out and enjoy some board games with Ms. Claire and bring your friends! Play classic and new board games. For ages 4 – 12. For more info, go here.

Rooftop Tiki Night at 902 Brewing Co. | Fri., Sep. 1 | 7-10 p.m. | 902 Brewing Co., 101 Pacific Ave, Jersey City | Rooftop Tiki Night at 902 Brewing Co. Escape the everyday grind and get transported to a tropical paradise right here in Jersey City! For more info, go here.

Weekend Fun for Teens at Miller Branch Library | Sat., Sep. 2 | 2:30-4:30 p.m. | Miller Branch, 489 Bergen Ave, Jersey City | Join us in the Teen Center for a chance to socialize amongst other young adults via board games, gaming systems, book chats, etc.. Ages 13-18 For more info, go here.

The Corner WEEKEND MARKET at Deep Space Gallery | Sat., Sep. 2 & Sun., Sep. 3 | 3 p.m. | Deep Space Gallery, 77 Cornelison Avenue, Jersey City | | FreeJoin us THIS WEEKEND for our artisan and maker vendor market with Live Vinyl DJ Sets by Groucho Funk & Friends and featuring vendors selling art, vintage, ceramics, homemade vegan, artisanal confections, vinyl records, potted plants, textiles, botanicals, handmade jewelry, home decor, streetwear, books, antiques and MORE!! For more info, go here.

The Laugh Tour Comedy Club | Sat., Sep. 2 | 6:30-8 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.

Riverview Farmers Market | Sun., Sep. 3 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Riverview Fisk Park, 498 Palisade Ave, Jersey City | For more info, go here.

902 Brewing Co’s End of Summer Bash! | Sun., Sep. 3 | 12-6 p.m. | Jersey City | Wave goodbye to summer in the best way possible – with us at 902 Brewing Co! Join us for a sun-soaked day full of great vibes, live tunes, and tantalizing treats. For more info, go here.

Last Chance for OceanXperience at Liberty Science Center | Mon., Sep. 4 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Liberty Science Center, Liberty State Park, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City | OceanXperience (Last Chance! Closes Sept. 4) Last chance! Climb aboard an interactive replica of OceanXplorer, the most advanced research ship in the world. For more info, go here.

Powerhouse Street Club Weekly Warm-Up | Mon., Sep. 4 | 6:45 p.m. | Departed Soles Brewing Company, 150 Bay St., #2a, Jersey City | The Weekly Warm-Up is designed to get you ready for the week. The route is an out-and-back course from Departed Soles to the Water’s Soul Statue. 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.