March 9 – March 15: Spring Forward!
We hope you all remembered to Spring Forward an hour on Sunday, March 8th! Even though we lost an hour of sleep- we gained an hour of daylight and fun!
What will we do with that extra hour in the day, you ask? Well, the District has you covered!
Jam with Jamie at Hazel Baby & Kids
Dust off those spring-forward cobwebs by jamming with the kiddos! Join Jamie and Hazel Baby & Kids for their “Jam with Jamie” series! The next session will be held on Monday, March 9th at 10:30 am. No need to bring instruments for the kids as they will be provided an assortment of musical devices by the teacher to make music. The genres covered will run the gamut, from oldies to kid’s songs and rock n’ roll. This event is for kids 0 to 4 years of age. Tiny humans must be accompanied by an adult.
Also, take a look at some notes from the organizers:
- Attending caregiver is solely responsible for the safety of their child/children in the class.
- Please put your phone on silent and kindly refrain from using it except to take pictures or in case of an emergency.
- Please engage with and encourage your child/children to participate in the class along with your teacher(s).
- We can’t wait to jam with you and your little ones!
- Cancellation & Reschedule Policy:
- You can cancel or reschedule your reservation 12 hours prior to class. After that point no cancellations or reschedules allowed.
Tickets are available to purchase on www.hisawyer.com
Hazel Baby & Kids
199 Montgomery Street, Jersey City, New Jersey
Quizzoholics Trivia in Jersey City!
It’s trivia time at Atlas Public House! Grab your friends and head on out to the Quizzoholics Trivia night on Tuesday, March 10th at 7:00 pm! Survive the 9 rounds of trivia and your team will win bragging rights and moolah! For more information check out www.quizzoholics.com
Atlas Public House
130 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey
JCPD East District Captain’s Meeting
The JCPD East District Captain’s meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 12th at 7:00 pm, in the library on the second floor, at M.S. 4.
Networking Happy Hour at South House
Join the Jersey City Young Professionals for an evening of networking at South House on Thursday, March 12th, from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm! Grow your professional circle, get to know more people and enjoy the beautiful ambiance of South House. For more information and to register please visit https://www.meetup.com/Jersey-City-Young-Professionals/events/269134066/
South House Bar & Restaurant
149 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey
Parent’s Night Out
Has it been weeks since you had a date night? Need a breather from parental responsibilities? Can’t find a sitter? My Gym has you covered! There’s no shame in wanting a Parent’s Night Out and on Friday, March 13th from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, your kids will be in great hands. My Gym is hosting a Parent’s Night Out event. So, while you’re out and about, the kids will be having a fun time playing games, running around, dancing and enjoying a pizza dinner! To register, please visit www.mygym.com For members of My Gym the cost is $40 per child and $20 per additional sibling. For non-members, the price is $50 per child and $25 per additional sibling.
My Gym Jersey City
252 9th Street, Jersey City, New Jersey
March Whip n’ Sip
We’ve all been to those Sip n’ Paint parties and they are a fun time: you drink, hang out with friends and paint! But how about you and your friends try something a little different? Same concept but different art form with a little bit more sugar? Well, the District has THE event for you! Join Founder and Owner of Taste and See by Audrey and Whip n’ Sip at Pokay for a Whip n’ Sip night. On Saturday, March 14th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, grab your friends, get ready to drink and decorate some yummy cakes! Unleash your inner Food Network star and have some fun! For more information please visit https://www.facebook.com/WhipnSip/
283 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey
Grove Square St Paddy’s Shamrock Kickoff Party
It’s St. Patrick’s Day on March 17th! Like people don’t already know this… Start the celebrations early with the Grove Square Shamrock Kickoff Party! Enjoy music, food, dancing, and fun with friends on Saturday, March 14th at 11:00 am! Yes, the party begins in the morning! Grove Square is the place to be- so plan your Saturday to include a stop there with your friends and, as always, drink and enjoy the day responsibly.
For more information check out:
Nada Yoga: Special Yoga and Live Music Class
Did you party a little too hard over the weekend and need to re-center yourself? We’ve all been there. Luckily, Jivamukti Yoga Center has you covered. On Sunday, March 15th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm, join Jessica Stickler of Jessica Stickler Yoga and Nirmal Chandraratnaon on cello for a Nada Yoga event.
This yoga event will feature a combination of yoga, music, meditation, and chanting! As per the organizers, this event is open to “all levels, but expect to be challenged!”
Tickets are $30 and you can purchase them on jivamuktiyogajerseycity.com
You’ll greet the week ahead with a clear mind and ready to tackle whatever life throws at you!
Jivamukti Yoga Center Jersey City
171 Newark Avenue, 2nd Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey
HDSID Monthly Meeting
Join us for our monthly Historic Downtown Special Improvement District Meeting on March 17th in the Caucus Room at City Hall, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. All are welcome to attend!
And don’t forget!
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!
Join Smile Pre-School & Nursery and the HDSID for the Annual Easter Funday event! Get ready to have some fun with the Easter Bunny on April 4th from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Bring the kiddos for the morning and they’ll get to have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny, participate in an egg hunt, get some candy (of course!) and have a fun time on a Saturday!
Smile Pre-School & Nursery
276 First Street, Jersey City, New Jersey
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
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!
Happy March Jersey City!
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