March 25 – March 31: Goodbye March!
As another month comes to an end, we are inching closer and closer to the beginning of events season! Farmers markets, Groove on Grove, Artist and Maker Market…we are almost there!
Our District, though, has a full slate of amazing events for the week as usual. So sit back, read on and start planning your week…
*featured image by Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke from Pixabay
Jersey City Mamas Night Out
Moms just wanna have fun… and maybe some alone time with their friends…and an adult beverage or two…
Well, courtesy of Jersey City Mamas and a slew of local businesses, moms will have the chance to relax and enjoy some time with friends!
On March 26th from 5:00 – 8:00 enjoy some shopping, food, drinks and fun courtesy of Cool Vines, Hazel Baby & Kids, Luna, The Hair Room, Kanibal and Co, Another Man’s Treasure and Tia’s Place!
Now, unfortunately, the 5:00 pm event at Hazel Baby & Kids is sold out. But, don’t worry- take a look at the rest of the night:
Check-in at cool vines when you arrive to receive your friendship bracelet, shop the deals, and claim your drink ticket.
6:00 – 8:00 pm – “Shop The Block” RSVP to enjoy exclusive discounts, pop-up shops, and giveaways.
Cool Vines – Check-in here and start your shopping with a complimentary red & white wine tasting!
Luna – 1 Complimentary Drink Ticket redeemable at the bar anytime throughout the evening!
Hazel Baby & Kids – enjoy light bites, prosecco, & 10% discount off any purchase.
The Hair Room – enjoy complimentary consultations for a new ‘hawt mama’ look, along with complimentary Rose, Popcorn, and $20 Braid Bar!
Kanibal & Co- enjoy 10% discount off all purchases, and shop the amazing Once Upon a Lauren Pop-Up Shop!
Another Man’s Treasure – enjoy 10% discount off all purchases
Tia’s Place – enjoy 15% off discount, gift with purchase, and enter-to-win raffle for a tray of jewelry!
8:00 pm – Afterparty at Luna
One lucky winner who completes our Social Media Scavenger hunt will win an EPIC gift basket full of the BEST goodies from our participating partners!” (as per Jersey City Mamas and participating businesses)
Tickets are available on www.eventbrite.com
Jersey City Trivia Night
Show off your pop culture knowledge at Atlas Public House’s Trivia Night hosted by Jersey City Ties! Jersey City Ties is a local group with a focus on community service and social events. JCT provides and highlights volunteer opportunities for Jersey City professionals and hosts amazing events, like Trivia Night, in an effort to connect people from the area!
Great cause and an amazing opportunity to show off during trivia night!
Tuesday, March 26th 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Atlas Public House
130 Newark Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey
Game Night: D&D, Board Games, Puzzles at PS Wine Bar
Don’t let the good times come to an end! Continue the fun the following night at PS Wine Bar’s Game Night! Enjoy another amazing event filled with board games and puzzles along with the ambience of PS Wine Bar!
Wednesday, March 27th 7:00 pm – 11:30 pm
PS Wine Bar
193 Newark Ave, Jersey City, New Jersey
On Wednesday, March 27th at 6:00, head on over to Sloane Square NJ for an inspiring evening filled with talks on feminism and leadership featuring Elizabeth Schedl (COO of Hudson Pride Center) and Gillian Sarjeant – Allen (President of Black Wall Street, Jersey City.) Want to change your neighborhood or city? This is the perfect event to give you the push you need!
Sloane Square NJ
150 Bay St, Ground Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey
Third and Vine Pacific North West Food and Wine Event
Portlandia, Amazon, Twilight (sorry!), rain, grunge, Twin Peaks and incredible local food scene! Just some things that come to mind when someone mentions the Pacific Northwest! On
Thursday, March 28th at 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm enjoy the last bit at Third & Vine’s five course meal and wine pairings featuring that area of the States.
Tickets are available on Eventbrite and cost $75
Third & Vine
353 3rd St, Jersey City, New Jersey
JCVIP Access to Capital
Stuck in business rut? Want to expand on your idea but don’t know where to begin? Join the Jersey City Economic Development Corporation and the City of Jersey City on Thursday, March 28 at 12:00 pm for a series of informative workshops on growing your business.
The series will cover the following topics:
- 3/7 – Business Plan Development
- 3/14 – Marketing
- 3/21 – Bidding/Estimating
- 3/28 – Access to Capital with Lenders Panel
- 4/4 – Financial Planning
- 4/11 – Bookkeeping
- 4/18 – Capacity Building
- 4/25 – Surety Bonding
- 5/2 – Supplier Diversity Certification
This event is free. You must register online at www.eventbrite.com for each session you are interested in learning individually.
280 Grove St, Jersey City, New Jersey
Bloom: Thinking In Full Color’s Spring Fundraiser
On Friday, March 29th at 8:00 pm join Nimbus Dance Works for their 2019 Spring Fundraiser, Bloom! In the words of Nimbus: “Join us for our 2019 Spring Fundraiser, Bloom! The evening will feature performances by talented women of color including students from TIFC’s first writing and acting classes and other local artists. There will also be light fare by Castillo Gourmet plus wine and drinks by LITM. Overall, it’ll be an evening to remember! This fundraiser will benefit our fifth annual production of In Full Color (June 6 to 9). For those who don’t know, In Full Color is a theatrical show featuring monologues, poems — and for the first time this year, scenes! — by women writers of color from across the country. Help us create more opportunities for women of color to share their stories in their authentic voice!”
The event will feature:
– Original poetry by RescuePoetix, Crystal Davis & Emily Mun
– Dance by Nicole Canete
Tickets are available at: www.thinkinginfullcolor.com
For more information kindly contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
165 Newark Avenue (entrance on Barrow Street), Jersey City, New Jersey
90’s Night at FM
We do love the 90s!
FM and Dancing Tony are bringing the best decade to the forefront with a 90’s Night at FM!
Enjoy the musical stylings of The Boyfriends as they play the hits from the decade and at 9:00 pm, DJ Phil Nastie will continue the fun with even more hits!
Friday, March 29, 2019 at 9 PM – 2:30 AM
FM Restaurant Bar and Lounge
340 Third Street, Jersey City, New Jersey
Mark your calendars for an amazing upcoming benefit for the Christchurch victims. On April 17th at White Eagle Hall, enjoy a variety of acts from NZ and local musicians and much more! The details are still being ironed out and finalized, but we want everyone to mark their calendars in advance for this worthwhile cause.
Tickets will be on sale soon and the final line up will be announced.
As soon as any other additional information is made available we will let everyone know!
The 4th Annual Jersey City Clean Up
Upcoming Autism Awareness Events:
Yoga Fest 2019!
Artist and Maker Market 2019
The Artist & Maker Market will be back as a part of Groove on Grove! So far we have the following artists and makers scheduled to attend:
Axol and Friends
Free Love Frames
SIPPs (Sol Infusions Potions & Punches LLC)
Change Is…Vintage & More
Blind Science Design
ulloo New York
More Records JC
Lily Lough Jewelry
WOMAN TO WOMEN1
Outer Limits Hot Sauce
Vintage On First
Bash and Pop Records
Ling Chen. Art
Applications are available for the 2019 Historic Downtown Farmer’s Market and 2019 All About Downtown Street Fair! If you would like to participate in the 2019 All About Downtown Street Fair, here’s the application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdT3fIswP9QauF9_04OLedzK4tJoVWjaSrAvr_UERmgSO4x0w/viewform
For the Historic Downtown Farmers Market, the application is available on our website: https://jcdowntown.org/
If you are interested in being a sponsor, here’s our media kit for 2019: https://jcdowntown.org/images/documents/mediakit2019.pdf