Weekend News: Free Tango Lessons at Exchange Place, Literary Festival at WORD

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When: Saturday, August 1st from 11am till 8.30pm
Where: WORD Bookstore on 123 Newark Avenue |
What: 2nd Annual Chilltown Literary Festival
WORD Jersey City and FJB Comics have teamed up for the 2nd Annual Chilltown Literary Festival, an all-day event that will feature lectures, book discussions, and a story panel for children.

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When: Saturday, August 1st from 5pm till 7.30pm
Where: Grundy Park at Exchange Place (the pier outside the Path Exchange Place station)
What: An Afternoon of Argentine Tango
Downtown Real Estate Group presents a free evening of tango on the Jersey City waterfront. The complimentary lessons will kick off at 5pm and run till 7.30pm. A similar class will be help at Grove Plaza on August 22nd.

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When: Sunday, August 2nd from 5pm till 7pm
Where: Liberty State Park (North Field, near WTC Memorial)
What: Summerfest 2015 (PDF Link)
The Jersey City Division of Cultural Affairs presents a free concert by Chembro Corniel, a world-class percussionist conga drummer.

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When: Sunday, August 2nd from 3pm till 9pm
Where: The Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery
What: 1st Annual Goat Stock Festival
This is the Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery’s first ever Goat Stock Festival, essentially an opportunity to tour the restored grounds of the Harsimus Cemetery, kick back with some food and music, and meet/pet/feed the goats who help keep the cemetery grounds weed-free. The event will have live music sets, food trucks, tours, and exhibits. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children and seniors.