The Iron Garden is a New Jersey based organization providing a safe haven for gathering, socialization, education, promotion of the arts, charity-work and fun for the New Jersey Nightkind Community. The Iron Garden is comprised of mature, discrete, intelligent, like-minded folk.
The Iron Garden welcomes Houses, Covens, Dens and Ronin Independents who are Pagan, Vampires, Witches, Therians, Otherkin, Black Swans, Life-stylers, Poets and Scholars alike. We ask that our Members & Guests be over the age of 21 and maintain proper conduct. Enjoy our Goth Music Lounge & full bar all night w/ great Drink Specials till 11PM, then enjoy 3 rooms of the best alternative dance music in a castle-like environment. Plus merchants, art exhibit, spiritual advisors, teachers, ceremony, networking & Fun!
The Iron Garden is a safe haven and neutral ground for fun, pleasure, entertainment, socialization, creative expression, interpersonal growth and networking. Please leave your negativity and hostility outside.
Attendees are required to dress semi-formally or creatively (no jeans, t-shirts, or sneakers). The Iron Garden attendees are required to demonstrate respect and fraternity toward all others in attendance.
Our gathering is a sacred space. Please refer to the Seven Gates.
OUR LOCATION AND SCHEDULE
The Iron Garden monthly gatherings are held at private rooms Downstairs at QXT’s Night Club at 428 Mulberry Street in Newark, NJ (just a block away from the Prudential Center near the Green Street Police Department). All are welcome to attend, unless the gathering is noted as a Private or an otherwise Closed or Membership Only event. Gatherings will be held monthly on the Last Friday of each month at 9PM unless otherwise noted.
Schedule for The Iron Garden:
9:00PM - Doors Open w/ Merchants & Goth lounge in the Crypt
9:05PM - Conclave (Thematic discussion group) in Area 51
10:00PM - Presentations / Performances
10:30PM - Announcements
10:45PM - Ceremony (Spell, Meditation or Working)
11PM - DJ Music, Dancing, Socializing, Networking & Fun!
OUR INTERNET LOCATIONS
Find the Iron Garden on FaceBook
Skylands-Gateway Halo News & Events Group
Iron Garden Citizens’ Group on FaceBook
Interested parties are encouraged to like, subscribe, follow and read the notices posted to The Iron Garden Page and subscribe to our YouTube Channel.
Members or Citizens are encouraged to join the FB Citizen Group and respond to official survey queries/polls. It is the Citizens’ responsibility to be informed by attending our gatherings and frequently reviewing our website & networking groups in order to stay up-to-date on recent Iron Garden developments and calendar events.
Through majority vote our Members, also known as Citizens, hold the right to help build the Iron Garden by accepting or declining Iron Garden matters regarding: Acts, Organization, Framework, Guilds, Projects, Charities, Open or Private Outings, Gatherings, Events, Expenditures, etc...
To be considered a citizen of The Iron Garden, you must have a vested interest in the growth and wellbeing of our court, have attended our monthly gatherings at least three times, and be a New Jersey Denizen (either live or work in NJ). Honorary Citizenship may be conferred to a Non-Denizen of Jersey who has attended our monthly gatherings at least 4 times. There are no dues or fees!
Citizenship will enable you to vote, form and/or represent your Nightkind Family, attend Citizens’ only functions, get first invite to participate in community events, participate in our Citizens’ FB Group, and be able to participate in the Iron Garden with a more official capacity. Citizenship is a privilege as much as a responsibility; All Citizens must publicly sign, pledging to respect and uphold the Acts, Framework, Organization and The Seven Gates of the Iron Garden. To that end, all those interested in Citizenship with the Iron Garden are welcome to request and review a copy of the Scrolls, which delineate the Acts, Organization and Framework of the Iron Garden. Our Scrolls are a living document that grows with our tenure and Citizenship. When you become an official Citizen, having taken the Citizenship Oath, you will be issued an official hardcopy version of the Scrolls that you may keep. Our Citizens are our future.
Book 1 by Rebecca Hefner
CEREMONY: The Calling of Ishtar w/ Jeffrey Jene
KEY NOTE SPEAKER: David Ryzman presents on:
The Energy Body
CONCLAVE: Utilizing Energy from Without & Within
Vampyr Theatre by Tony Sokol
. Aura Photography Readings w/ IDivinations
CEREMONY: Yule Blessing w/ Mark Eadicicco
5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION!
LET THEM EAT CAKE!
Special Performance: TBA
Key Note Presenter: Alexandra Marrero, Modern
Alchemist presents on: Transformations
ART EXHIBITOR: TBA
FEATURED BOOK: TBA
. Pagan Goods w/ Olde Thyme Witch
. Psychic Reader: TBA
CEREMONY: Reconsecration of Tools,
Installation of Officers & Citizens Oath Renewal
w/ Madame X et al