It's the Third Weekend of May, Make the Most of It

The Atlantic City Women's March, a Sneaker Ball for Autism Awareness, comedy shows and speed dating are all happening this weekend. Remember the Atlantic City Focus Weekend Guide is your key to winning the weekend.

It's the Third Weekend of May, Make the Most of It

THURSDAY May 16, 2024

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NEW JERSEY


Feel the Laughter at Dealing with Words Comedy in AC

Dealing Words Comedy at Rhythm & Spirits
Comedy Showcase featuring Jeremy Smerling, Gretchen Dietz, Na’im Ali and Ryan Curtiss

See Atlantic City in Style! Rent a Party Bus

Atlantic City Party Bus
Ride the best party busses in New Jersey

Good Music, Food and Drink Specials at the Good Dog Bar

Use Your Wealth of Unnecessary Information at Trivia Night in Egg Harbor Township!

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PENNSYLVANIA


Sample the Foods of Philly at the Reading Terminal Market Tour!

Reading Terminal Market Tour
Come taste the Market’s history and hear stories of some of the 80+ small, family-owned businesses in the iconic Reading Terminal Market!

Tour the Wagner Museum in Philly! No Charge!

Visit the Wagner Museum 2024
Welcome to the Wagner - a National Historic Landmark natural history museum in Philadelphia!

Enjoy Chris Standring and the Gerald Veasley Band in Philly!

CHRIS STANDRING and the Gerald Veasley band
One of contemporary urban jazz’s most prolific hitmakers since the late 90’s with 13 Billboard Top 10 singles and 6 #1’s

Bring Your Best, But Be Brief at the 2-Lines Poetry Slam in Philly

2 Lines Poetry Slam “Free the Feature”
3rd Thursdays is for 2 Lines Poetry, held at Dekes BBQ on Berkley St. Come free the poets with us each month! May is Poetry Slam month.

Sing Loud, Sing Off Key, Just Sing at Late Night Karaoke in Philly!

Late Night Karaoke
Get ready to sing your heart out at Late Night Karaoke, where you can showcase your talent and party till the early hours of the morning!

Kick Start Your Weekend with Afro Beats in Philly!

Afro Kick Thursday
Kickstart your weekend with us at Vango Lounge & Sky Bar for Afro Kick Thursday!

Commemorating the May 13, 1985 MOVE Bombing with Archive Launch!

MOVE The Old Days: Commemorating May 13, 1985 and Launch of MOVE Archive
Commemorating the 39th Anniversary of the May 13, 1985 bombing of The MOVE Organization and the launch of The MOVE Activist Archive

DELAWARE


Learn to Roller Skate in Wilmington

Roller Skating Class
Learn to roller skate like a pro in our fun-filled Roller Skating Class – lace up those skates and join us for an exciting in-person session

Master the Art of Self Defense in Wilmington

Adult Self-Defense & Kickboxing Class
Unleash your inner warrior here at MSK Community Center with our great kickboxing instructor. Great Time for the entire family.…

Get Moving! Try Cardio Drumming in Wilmington

Cardio Drumming Party
Full Body Workout, All levels welcome, great fun and exercise for the entire family.

Create Your Content at the Haute Studio in Wilmington

haute ONE TWENTY
A weekly happy hour experience for creators every Thursday from 6 PM - 8PM

WASHINGTON, DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


Try Unity Flow: Free Yoga in Union Market in DC

Unity Flow: Free Yoga in Union Market DC
Come join us for a free yoga session at Union Market DC to promote unity and flow in our community!

Evaluate the Arguments at the DC Alliance Debate: Campus Protests

DC Alliance Debate: Campus Protests
Join the Braver Angels DC Alliance to explore a timely and at times painful topic: how far is too far when it comes to student protests?

Explore Narratives of Black Resilience at Busboys and Poets in DC

Culture Series: Narratives of Black Resilience
Learn about the DC literary giants who shaped the nation’s capitol.

Check Out DCVYBE Live in Brandywine!

DCVYBE LIVE @ Piano Keys Lounge - MAY 16th
May 16, 2024. Join us @ Piano Keys Lounge Come unwind, dine and be entertained by DCVYBE. Hosted by Dickson. Music by Dj Big John

Let Your Inner Caribbean Loose at Reggae Thursdays in DC!

Reggae Thursdays @ Pure Lounge | 2 for 1 Drink Special
Happy Hour that turns into a dope party towards the end of the night. We will be playing your best Caribbean music, afrobeats & hip hop.

FRIDAY May 17, 2024



NEW JERSEY


Enjoy Half-Price Comedy at the Tropicana Casino in AC!

Atlantic City Comedy Shows -Tropicana Casino. 50% Off
Comedy Shows at Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City. 60% Off

The Pool at Harrah's Always Has Something Going On! There's a Cover, But a Promo Code Isn't Hard to Find

DJ Dnial @ Harrahs Pool AC May 17
Tickets: https://www.tixr.com/pr/AK/99269 Call 215.694.8584 for VIP Bottle Service Tables, Group Tickets & Discounted Rate Hotel Rooms

Enjoy the Ladies Night, Friday Night Mixer at Wilson's!

Friday Night Mixer No Cover After Work Party and Happy Hour
Wilson’s Restaurant & Live Music Lounge

Come to Wilson's for the Ladies Night Mixer, Stay for Mr. Cheeks. Tickets are Sold Out, But Call Anyway, You Might Get Lucky

https://wilsonslivemusic.com/event/performing-live-mr-cheeks-90s-00s-party-presented-by-gogetitcash-luxe-djalamo/

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PENNSYLVANIA


Unwind Friday at the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Friday Night Lounge is "Pay What You Wish" admission! Unwind from the week with locally sourced spirits and wines, tasty small plates, and live music. Enjoy a late stroll in our galleries; discover a new favorite artist; and rediscover the museum for yourself. May 10, 2024.

Friday Night Lounge
Enjoy locally sourced spirits and wines, a late stroll in our galleries, and live music.

Celebrate the Culture at Caribbean Fridays in Philly

CARIBBEAN FRIDAYS
CARIBBEAN FRIDAYS LADIES FREE BEFORE 12AM + COMPLIMENTARY RUM PUNCH B4 11PM

Check Out Caribbean & Hip Hop Night in Philly

Caribbean & Hip Hop Night
Join us at Ali Baba Hookah Lounge where we provide the finest hookah. Be prepared to enjoy a night fill with great music and dancing.

Dance the Night Away at Reggaeton & Boujee Live DJ Luian in Philly

REGGAETON & BOUJEE LIVE DJ LUÍAN
PHILLY FINEST LATIN PARTY

Try Good Fridays at Spades in Philly

FRIDAYS @ SPADESPHL
Come check out the hottest club in Philly for the hottest vibes. Best hookah in Philly

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Gambling Problem? Get Help in Newark

THE RIPPLE EFFECT OF PROBLEM GAMBLING
Join us as we explore how problem gambling impacts individuals, families, and communities at “THE RIPPLE EFFECT OF PROBLEM GAMBLING” event!

Support Budding Musicians at the Wilmington Community Orchestra and De Concerto Competition

WCO and DE Concerto Competition for Young Musicians Winners
Join us to celebrate DE Concerto Competition for Young Musician Winners with the Wilmington Community Orchestra!

Talk about Your Best Qualities Quickly at Speed Dating in Wilmington

Speed Dating at Bellefonte on Old Capitol Trail (AGES 21-40)
Spark Connections at Bellefonte’s Speed Dating Event! Ready to meet your match in a fun and exciting way? Join us for the evening

WASHINGTON, DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


It's Time for Some Adult Fun at TribeMeets Game Night

TribeMeets Game Night
We’re hosting another game night! We’re bringing the games, food, and drinks we just need you to bring yourself and a competitive spirit!

Get Ready for an Uptown Party at Takoma Station

UPTOWN PARTY - PROPER UTENSILS FT. JAS FUNK
PROPER UTENSILS FT. JAS FUNK RETURN TO TAKOMA STATION FOR A SPECIAL NIGHT OF OLE SCHOOL FUN! GET YOUR TIXS NOW! THIS PARTY WILL SELL OUT!!

Don't Miss Still Familiar Ft. Tao Soprano from Dru Hill in Brandywine

Still Familiar Ft. Tao Soprano from Dru Hill @ Piano Keys Lounge May 17
May 17, 2024, Still Familia Ft. Tao Soprano from Dru Hill performing Live @ Piano Keys Lounge. Hosted by Dickson. Music by Dj Amp C

Laugh and Learn at the Bustin' a Gut Comedy Show in DC

Bustin’ A Gut 2024
Find out what happens when gut health docs and comedians kick it. Come for the eats, community, and culture. Stay for the “medutainment”.

Revive Yourself at the Fresh Happy Hour in DC

FRESH FRIDAYS HAPPY HOUR - 5/17
STILL THE BEST HAPPY HOUR IN THE DMV

Enjoy Hip Hop and R&B at Black Diamond Fridays in Silver Spring

Black Diamond Fridays
Fridays At Black Diamond !! The Best Place To Be In Silver Spring For Hip Hop & R&B !!

Whine a While to Soca, Dancehall and Hip-Hop in DC

I Love Fridays DMV (Afrobeats; Soca; Hip Hop; Dancehall)
I Love Fridays at Kaldis Rooftop | Each & Every Friday

Enjoy the Food Truck Fridays Block Party in DC

Food Truck Fridays Block Party (Sandlot Georgetown)
Weeekly Black-Owned Food Truck Block Party

SATURDAY May 18, 2024

Whatever you do today, make a memory!


NEW JERSEY


Atlantic City Women's March Rescheduled to this Saturday

Saturday May 18, 2024, at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The march starts at 10 a.m. The rally starts at Noon.

Support Autism Awareness at the Sneaker Ball in AC

Are You Ready for a Night of Comedy at the Claridge Hotel in AC?

Comedy at Claridge Hotel
Join us for a night of laughs at the Claridge Hotel - get ready for some hilarious comedy!

History Buff? Tour the Oldest Continually Operating Winery in the Country

The Tour & Taste of Renault
Explore the world of Renault Winery & Resort’s history as the oldest continually operating winery in the United States.

Take a Walking Tour of the Beach Plum Farm in Cape May

Beach Plum Farm Walking Tour
An in-depth, quarter mile walk around the farm to learn about our growing practices and the history of our land.

Discover Harriet Tubman's Connection to South Jersey!

Museum Tour
Admission to the Harriet Tubman Museum in Cape May, New Jersey

Start the Festivities Early at the Pool at Harrah's Day Party, then Come Back at 10 p.m. When the Vibe Changes!

Luke Alexander @ Harrahs Pool AC Day Party May 18
Tickets: https://www.tixr.com/pr/AK/99311 Call 215.694.8584 for VIP Bottle Service Tables, Group Tickets & Discounted Rate Hotel Rooms
Nico Oso @ Harrahs Pool AC May 18
Tickets: https://www.tixr.com/pr/AK/99286 Call 215.694.8584 for VIP Bottle Service Tables, Group Tickets & Discounted Rate Hotel Rooms

Relax at the R&B Rewind with Jeff Bradshaw ft. Algebra Blessett at Wilson's

R&B Rewind S Jeff Bradshaw ft Algebra Blessett 9:30 pm Show
Wilson’s Restaurant & Live Music Show

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PENNSYLVANIA


Learn More about the Black Experience at the African-American History Walking Tour of Philadelphia

The Black Journey: African-American History Walking Tour of Philadelphia
Beyond comparison the most exciting and fact filled 2 hour adventure offered in Philly. Learn about the history of Black Philadelphia.

Prepare for an Improv Night Like No Other in Philly

Improv Comedy: Super Human Horse!
Super Human Horse rounds up some of the city’s best improvisers to perform in one night only super groups!

Pick Your Pleasure in Philly: Drake or Kendrick Lamar?

Drake vs Kendrick Lamar @ Noto Philly May 18 - Rsvp Free b4 11
VIP Bottle Service Tables and Group Tickets: 215.694.8584

Try R&B Saturdays for a Good Time in Philly

RNB Saturdays
Don’t miss out on the hottest R&B party in town! Gather your squad and let’s make Saturday nights unforgettable.

Salute the Legend of Freak-nik Philly

FREAK-NIK @ SPADESPHL
Come check out the hottest club in Philly for the hottest vibes. Best hookah in Philly

Whine and Unwind at Island Rhythms in Philly!

Island Rhythms
EVERY SATURDAY 10PM-2AM FREE ADMISSION W/RSVP BEFORE 11PM (rsvp expires at 11pm)

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DELAWARE


Indulge Your Appetite at the Wilmington Street Food Festival

Wilmington Street Food Festival
The Wilmington Street Food Festival is BACK and taking over the Delaware Riverfront on May 18th & 19th, 2024!

WASHINGTON DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


Poetic Soul Hosts the Release Open Mic in DC

Release Open Mic May
Release Open Mic May 2024 Features our host DJ ART.is, with Poetic Soul on Host Duty

Celebrate Life at the Good Vibes Only DMV Block Party in DC

GOOD VIBES ONLY “DMV” BLOCK PARTY
GOOD VIBES ONLY BLOCK PARTY is FINALLY pulling up to to the DMV!!! Providing Good Food, and our Guest DJ’s playing nothing but Good Music!!

See Abram Wolfe Mamet & the Also Chosen at Takoma Station!

Abram Wolfe Mamet & the Also Chosen
Innovative, French horn- led trio

Taste the Fresh Air at the Rosebar Rooftop Day Party in DC

Rosebar Day Party (Saturday Rooftop Day Party DC)
Rosebar Day Party. #1 Day Party In The City! Each and Every Saturday 4PM - 9PM at Rosebar Rooftop!

Ready for Hip-Hop and Afrobeats? Try another Day Party in DC

SATURDAY DAY PARTY: HIPHOP + AFROBEATS/AMAPIANO + LATIN (OPEN BAR 4PM-5PM)
Get ready to dance all day to the best hip-hop, afrobeats, amapiano, and Latin music at Rosebar Dayparty with an Open Bar from 4pm to 5pm!

Party with WPGC 95.5 and DJ Reddz in Brandywine

WPGC 95.5 & Piano Keys Lounge Presents Saturday Night Live
DMV’s newest Saturday night party spot. Come and mingle, party and dance from 9pm till 2 AM. Music by Dj Reddz of WPGC 95.5. Hosted Dickson

SUNDAY May 19, 2024


NEW JERSEY


Tony Day & Across the Globe Appearing at Kelsey's

Kelsey's, 1545 Pacific Avenue; Atlantic City, NJ 08401,


Swap Stories at the 2024 Jeeps on the Beach Festival in AC!

2024 Jeeps At The Beach Festival
Get ready to hit the sand and ride the waves at the 2024 Jeeps At The Beach Festival, where Jeep lovers unite for a wild beach adventure!

Tour the Historic Cape May Point Science Center

Cape May Point Science Center Tour
Tour the Cape May Point Science Center! Learn about the historic building that now is a hub for science education and conservation work.

Fill Up on Food and Fun at the I Love R&B Brunch at Wilson's

I Love R&B Brunch Powered by: Chef Milly of Hell’s Kitchen
Wilson’s Restaurant & Live Music Lounge

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PENNSYLVANIA


Enjoy Some Neo-Soul in Philly

Neo-Soul Sundays @ S Lounge Graffiti
All R&B vibes on a Sunday 5:30-11pm. Great atmosphere & parking. $3 Lemon Drop Drinks $3 Casamigos, Henny & Espolon. Sections 2159405704

Get Fit at the 100 Black Men of Philadelphia 5K Run & Walk Fundraiser

100 Black Men of Philadelphia 5K Run & Walk Fundraiser
Come join us for a salute to health& fitness! We’re also pledging this event in support of our mission serving the youth and community!

Check Out a Soul Vibe R&B Affair in Philly

A SOUL VIBE RNB AFFAIR
WE ARE TAKING OUR RNB TUESDAYS ON THE ROAD FOR ONE DAY ONLY!! WE AT BLEU BROOK FOR A DAY PARTY 5-9PM. TICKETS ONLY $10

DELAWARE


Hey Ladies! Looking to Make New Friends? Meetup in Wilmington 

Making New Friends In Wilmington, DE!
Come join us in Delaware, DE to meet new people and make some friends!

Tour the Nemours Estate in Wilmington!

Nemours Estate Day Pass
2024 Season at Nemours Estate

WASHINGTON, DC, MARYLAND & VIRGINIA (DMV)


Love Latin Music? Experience Rumba Club at Takoma Station

Rumba Club
Come to dance or listen to this iconic Latin band celebrate 35 years in the business.

Enjoy the Afro-Caribbean Day Party in DC

AfroX Brunch & Day Party: Afrobeats; Dancehall; SOCA!
The Afro-Caribbean Brunch + Day Party

Try an Afro-Caribbean Brunch/Day Party in Bladensburg

AFRO-CARIBBEAN BRUNCH/DAY PARTY - SUNDAY
Afro-Caribbean Sunday Brunch + Day Party @ Mason Restaurant & Lounge from 12:00PM - 10:00PM

Experience Decades Sundays for Hip-Hop, Afrobeats and More in DC

DECADES SUNDAYS; The #1 Day Party in DC {SUNDAYS} HipHop; AfroBeats; Soca
THE ONE DAY PARTY W/ PEOPLE ACTUALLY DANCING & HAVING A GOOD TIME: DECADES SUNDAYS; The #1 Day Party in DC {SUNDAYS} HipHop; AfroBeats; Soca

Check Out Backyard Band for a Taurus Birthday Bash in DC

TAURUS Birthday Bash - Backyard Band at Throwsocial
The Backyard Band at Throw Social. Music by DJ 808 and Hosted by Billy Da Kid.

Enjoy Sunday-Funday in DC

Sunday Funday - Play SUNDAY
$250 Bottles - Free Entry Before 9PM

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