Author Summer Dawn Hortillosa
Thanksgiving is coming up fast! If you're looking for places to volunteer, eat dinner or just have a good time, check out some of the local events below.
Also, if you're looking to have your dinner catered, consider local small businesses like Steam Cafe, which recently held a tasting for their Thanksgiving meals, which are available for delivery by 1 pm on Thanksgiving Day.
Jersey City Ties holds a Thanksgiving Happy Hour at HopsScotch, 286 Washington St., which will also be a food drive for The Food Pantry, at 7 pm.
The Hudson Pride Connections Center, 32 Jones St., holds a Thanksgiving dinner celebration at 7 pm. For more information, call 201 963 4779.
Jersey City Ties hosts a day of volunteering at the Sharing Place at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 440 Hoboken Ave., to get groceries and ready-made meals for the needy. Shifts will be from 9 am to 11 am and 11 am to 1 pm.
St. Paul's Center of Caring, 440 Hoboken Ave., hosts a Thanksgiving dinner put together by the Sharing Place, JC Food Co-op, Sustainable JC and the church from 5 pm to 7 pm.
Barcade,163 Newark Ave., partners with Harpoon Helps to support the Community Food Bank of New Jersey. $1 from each pint of Grateful Harvest sold will be donated. Bring in canned goods and save $1 on other Harpoon beers on tap. (5 pm)
WEDNESDAY 11/27 (THANKSGIVING EVE)
Nonprofit AngelaCARES holds a Thanksgiving dinner for seniors at Golden Door Charter School, 3044 Kennedy Blvd. Food packaging will be from 12 pm to 3 pm, deliveries to local seniors start at 3 pm. For more information, call 201 685 7273 or visit their website.
Fountain of Salvation Church, 324 Communipaw Ave., hosts a community dinner from 6 pm -9 pm.
THURSDAY 11/28 (THANKSGIVING)
Cityline Church, 1510 Kennedy Blvd., offers a free Thanksgiving meal to those in need from 9 am to 2 pm. For more information, call 201 332 0970.
Hard Grove Cafe, 319 Grove St., offers a free Thanksgiving dinner from 10 am to 3 pm. For more information, call 201 451 1853.
The Mary McLeod Bethune Life Center, 140 Martin Luther King Dr., holds its fifth annual A Community That Cares for Families Thanksgiving feeding from 10 am to 4 pm.
Mt. Pisgah AME Church, 354 Forrest St., hosts a Thanksgiving service and hour of praise at 11 am followed by a dinner from 12 pm to 4 pm. For more information, call 201 435 3680.
The Iron Monkey, 99 Greene St., serves Thnaksgiving meals to those in need from 11 am to 4 pm, with four separate seating times. Reservations are suggested.
Uptown Crew and Honey Bakery, 673 Bergen Ave., serve Thanksgiving dinner at 2 pm. For more information, call 201 984 0795.
Coptic Community Services, 861 Bergen Ave., hosts a traditional, free Thanksgiving Dinner from 12 pm to 3 pm . For more information or to volunteer, call 201 610 1009.
Several churches will hold an interfaith Thanksgiving service with prayer and song at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 38 Duncan Ave., at 7 pm. There will also be a choir performance, canned food collection and fundraiser for local food pantries. For more information, call 201 433 4922.
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Thanksgiving is coming up fast! If you’re looking for places to volunteer, eat dinner or just have a good time, check out some of the local events below. Also, if you’re looking to have your dinner catered, consider local small businesses like Steam Cafe, which recently held a tasting for their Thanksgiving meals, which are
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