February 10 - February 16: Happy Valentine's/ Galentine's Day! - This Week In The HDSID
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February 10 – February 16: Happy Valentine’s/ Galentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day and Galentine’s Day are here! For some ideas for the big days please check out our previous blog post: http://jcdowntown.blog/february-3-february-9-hello-february

You still have some time to make an impression on your loved ones this Valentine’s Day but don’t leave it last minute!


Don’t forget:


Kanibal & Co and Bud and Blooms

Beautiful doesn’t begin to cover the floral arrangements by Bud and Blooms. Kanibal & Co have partnered with them and you can pick from four arrangements to give to everyone on your February 14th list! Pre-order and pick up at the Kanibal & Co storefront. Who knows, you might find something inside the store for yourself! 



Kanibal & Co

197 Montgomery Street, Jersey City, New Jersey


Other spots that will help you elevate your flower or plant game in the district are Casa Mona (277 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey/ 201-984-2468), Bouquets and Baskets (548 Jersey Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey/ 201-216-1188) and Brennan’s Florist (220 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey/ 201- 876-0580) You have an embarrassment of riches!  


Galentine’s Day at Suite Tee Beauty Studio

This is the event for you and your gal pals and you do not want to miss out!

Suite Tee Beauty Studio is hosting a Galentine’s Day spa party on Saturday, February 15th from 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm. Who doesn’t love a couple of hours filled with friends, laughter and spa services?! The event will feature manicures, waxing, tarot card readings and more. Get your tickets now- you and the gals will have an amazing time! 

Tickets are $75 and are available to purchase on www.eventbrite.com


Suite Tee Beauty Studio

172 Newark Avenue, 3rd Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 


Even though the big day is on Friday, the district has other events to help you celebrate the day of love AND we also have multiple other fun happenings so the week will be jam-packed! Sit back, relax and let’s plan your week.


The Connect Clothing Store Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Please join Mayor Fulop and the HDSID for The Connect Clothing Ribbon Cutting event! On February 11th at 2:00 pm, everyone is welcome to attend. Let’s welcome them to the SID family. We wish The Connect Clothing many years filled with success! 


The Connect Clothing Store

280 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey


Live music @ Pet Shop

After you welcome The Connect Clothing Store to the SID family, shop around the store and find something to wear to the next event in the district. On Tuesday at 8:00 pm, head on over to Pet Shop for live performances by:

Crooked Lake

John Feuerbach

Tom Barrett

Bad Blooms


Pet Shop JC

193 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey


Story Time for Global Readers

Grab the kiddos and head on over to Hazel Baby & Kids Story Time! On Wednesday, February 12th at 10:30 am, Nisha Vedi Pawar will be on hand reading a book that celebrates diversity. This is a great opportunity to expose the kids to the beauty of diversity and how to celebrate each other’s cultures and differences! This event is free and open to all ages. The organizers are requesting that all those interested to please register: https://www.facebook.com/events/1206360889561608/


Hazel Baby & Kids

199 Montgomery Street, Jersey City, New Jersey


A.M. Thorne Pop-Up at Love Locked



Who doesn’t love a beautiful piece of jewelry? It doesn’t even have to be Valentine’s/ Galentine’s Day to buy a little adornment either for yourself or someone you love! If you agree then you are in luck because on Wednesday, February 12th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Love Locked is hosting a jewelry pop-up event with A.M. Thorne! You’ll be surrounded by marvelous rings, bracelets, earrings… pick one for a loved one and maybe two for yourself!


Love Locked

353 Grove Street, Jersey City, New Jersey


Hot Tool Class at The Hair Room

Have you always wanted to get those day-off supermodel waves? Can’t figure out how to use a curling iron? Do you just want to learn how to tame your hair? Well, The Hair Room is here to save the day! On Wednesday, February 12th at 7:00 pm, The Hair Room is hosting a Hot Tools Class! You’ll learn the ins and outs of perfecting your hairdo from the great women at the shop. It’s $35 for the class and you can register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hot-tool-class-tickets-91562388569?aff=efbeventtix&fbclid=IwAR1LFojYV1-bMqfadUlGLMQzL3PoMv0Avv7NlnlH_yGjI2Xg6JqtXFMFUI0


The Hair Room JC

213 Montgomery Street, Jersey City, New Jersey


Treat Yo’self! Pop-Up Shop at Six26

Self-care should be a 2020 goal for everyone and you should be treating yo’ self all year long! Join Find & Revive and Kimmy Sumony at Six26 for their Treat Yo’self! Pop-Up Shop. On Wednesday, February 12th from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm you’ll get to shop and show some love to LGBTQ and woman-owned small businesses like:

Find & Revive

Brooklyn Barnyard

Who Gives a CUFF

Garden Of Paper Art

Dama Alma JC

Coco & Cream LLC

Mala Lashes

Aly’s Little Things


In addition to enjoying a fabulous time with your friends, family, and everyone else, you’ll get to enjoy some Karaoke Kiki and receive free and, of course, confidential testing courtesy of Project LOL.


Go out and enjoy yourself… you won’t regret it!



128 Christopher Columbus Drive, Jersey City, New Jersey


East District Captain’s Meeting

The JCPD East District Captain’s meeting is scheduled for Thursday, February 13th at 7:00 pm, on the second floor, Library at M.S. 4. 


Valentine’s Day Parent Survival Night!

We know you love your kids more than anything but occasionally you just need some adult time away from them…nothing wrong with that. If there ever was a date to spend with your significant other, it’s Valentine’s Day! But if finding a babysitter is a little tough, don’t fret, The Little Gym is here to save the night. On Friday, February 14th from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm, drop off your kids at their amazing facilities and they’ll have a fun night as well. The kiddos will enjoy activities, run around, dance and, of course, have pizza!

This event is for kids ages 3 and up and the little ones must be bathroom independent. It’s $35 for members of The Little Gym and $50 for all non-members. They offer discounts for siblings, so ask about that! Reserve your spot now by either calling the office 201- 222- 6209 or registering online at https://www.thelittlegym.com/jerseycityNJ/more-fun/parents-survival-night


The Little Gym of Jersey City

380 Newark Avenue, Units 101 & 102, Jersey City, New Jersey


You Got It Girl: Dating Yourself in 2020- A Self-Love and Body Positivity Event

This is another event where you can participate in self-care. Self-care also includes self-love and that is what you’ll get at this Saturday seminar. Celebrate Galentine’s Day on February 15th from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm at Nimbus Dance Works with their You Got It Girl: Dating Yourself in 2020 event! Join Tejal Parekh, CEO of BRIGHTDOLLFACE, for this empowering and uplifting event that will surely help you live your best life in 2020! This workshop will inspire and inform you on how to date yourself and you’ll be able to interact with other amazing women!

Get your tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/you-got-it-girl-dating-yourself-in-2020-a-self-love-and-body-pos-event-tickets-90709716203


Nimbus Dance

165 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey


Plan ahead with some future events:


Autism Acceptance Events


Please join Smile Pre-School and Nursery, Colors of Autism and the HDSID for the Light it Up Blue and Autism Acceptance Dinner!


Bastille Day!

Let’s celebrate Bastille Day! Join The French American Academy and some of their HDSID members/ sponsors like CHOC·O·PAIN French Bakery and Café and Atlas Public House on Saturday, July 11th from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm at The French American Academy located on 209 3rd Street, Jersey City! Vive le 14 juillet!

For more information, check out https://www.faacademy.org/community/bastilledayjc/

If you are interested in being a sponsor, here’s the information you need: https://bastilleday.sponseasy.com/bastille-day-in-jersey-city-2020

Job Posting!



HDSID Events

Are you a vendor?

Are you an artist?

How about a singer or musician?

If you are interested in vending or performing at any of our events please visit: https://jcdowntown.org/for more information. Our website has the guidelines for each event and information on how to apply. Please review the guidelines prior to applying to ensure that you and your business meet the qualifications.

Event season begins in April!


Have a lovely week Jersey City!


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