Fall Planting 2018

Join Pershing Field Garden Friends (PFGF) on…

Saturday, October 27 from 9 AM – 2 PM for our annual fall planting.

We invite you to join us in preparing the garden beds for winter and planting colorful fall plants.

Meet next to the Community Center building in Pershing Field park. PFGF will provide gloves, tools, and a lite lunch.

No experience necessary, we welcome all ages. Volunteer hours can be used for community service hours.

Sign up using “Sign Up Genius”https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60b054faca62fa3f85-fall or by emailing pfgf2004@gmail.com

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Youth Urban 4-H Program for Summer 2018

Attention Teens! Register for the Summer 2018 Pershing Field Youth Urban 4-H Program!

Tuesdays, 6:30-8:00 pm. Starts July 3rd. Meet at the Pershing Field Community Center, Jersey City.

Are you a youth who would like to make a difference in your community, learn about sustainable gardening, and gain leadership, culinary & teamwork skills?

4-H Pershingield Summer 2018 F

To download a PDF of this:


For schedules and registration materials contact:

Hudson County 4-H Youth Development

Or visit our website after May 1st

162 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102


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16 Troy Street Developer at PFGF Meeting


Please Attend

16 Troy St, Jersey City

Developer to present revised plans

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Community Center at Pershing Field

Hosted by the Pershing Field Neighborhood Association

with Pershing Field Garden Friends

Plans will be available in advance of the meeting.

To view the plans go to the PDF below:

18-0626 – 16 Troy Street


For questions or other information: pfgf2004@gmail.com


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Summer Wind 2018

Pershing Field Garden Friends invites you to…

An evening of Poetry, Prose and Song to benefit the gardens of Pershing Field.

Friday, June 22nd, 6:30-8:30pm

at La Unica Bakery & Cafe

454 Central Ave. (between Congress and South Streets)

Music by: Sylvana Joyce and The Moment

Spoken word by: Dimitri Reyes and Mike DeCapite

Your donation of $16 will include a beverage and a sweet or savory bite.

Reserve today as seating is limited. For more information and reservations email pfgf2004@gmail.com.



Dimitri Reyes is a Puerto-Vegan educator, writer, artist, and community organizer from Newark, New Jersey. He is the recipient of the SLICE Magazine’s 2017 Bridging the Gap Award for Emerging Poets and a finalist for the Arcturus Poetry Prize by the Chicago Review of Books. Dimitri is a candidate in the Rutgers- Newark MFA program and his poetry is published or forthcoming in Entropy, Hawai’i Review, Acentos Review, Anomaly,  Kweli, and others. You can find him expanding the poetry community at, http://youtube.com/c/dimitrireyespoet


Sylvana Joyce and The Moment is an award-winning alternative rock band based in Jersey City; their special brand of Balkan folk and theatrically infused rock has garnered major press from the likes of Huffington Post, NJ.com and MTV, and Sylvana Joyce herself has earned her stripes being a regular contributor to several music collectives in North Jersey, Including ALEO Productions, The Latest Noise, Spaghetti Sessions, and Rock It Docket.

Heavyhead, Joyce’s sophomore LP, already has a warm reception from rock journal The Aquarian Weekly, calling the record “on the podium of greatness” and that Joyce “has struck original gold”.


Mike DeCapite’s published work includes the novel Through the Windshield, the chapbooks Sitting Pretty and Creamsicle Blue, and the short-prose collection Radiant Fog. He lives in New York, where he’s working on the final draft of a short novel.

Summer Wind 2018

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