It's the first weekend of 2019! If you're still in holiday party mode, we've got events for you. If you're on a health and wellness kick we've got events for you, too. How will you spend the first weekend of 2019, JC?
Thursday, January 3rd:
Thursday Happy Hour at Corgi Spirits
This Thursday January 3rd Corgi Spirits will reopen their tasting room after being closed for the holidays just in time for their Thursday happy hour special. From 5pm-9pm enjoy $8 cocktails and 10% off bottles. Happy New Year indeed! 1 Distillery Dr.
Be Fit JC BootCamp at CRAG and World Boxing Gym
Be Fit JC is bringing you 45-minute boot camp sessions. A wide variety of exercises are covered from cardio to strength training to kickboxing, relays, and more! There is a session at World Boxing Gym from 7-7:45pm and one at CRAG from 7:30-8:15pm. To sign up visit Be Fit JC's website. CRAG: 127 First St. World Boxing Gym: 29 Division St.
Industry Thursdays at Red Lounge
The first Thursday night turn up of 2019! Red Lounge will have 3 DJs playing from 9pm-2am. There's no cover. 136 Newark Ave.
Friday, January 4th:
Live Music at The Hutton
Happening in the The Heights this Friday, stop by The Hutton from 10pm-12am to hear the sounds of singer/songwriter James Calleo, a local emerging artist who focuses on "topics of being, understanding, and love." He frequently plays at yoga classes around town. 225 Hutton St.
DJs at Porta
If you are still in the holiday spirit, get down at Porta this Friday to the beats of DJ Dramos and DJ Spirito. Both go on at 11:30pm. 135 Newark Ave.
Saturday, January 5th:
Opening Reception for a New Exhibition At Mana Contemporary
The Mana Contemporary is welcoming a new exhibition featuring the artwork of Heather Benjamin & Justin Cole Smith, two residents of the Juxtapoz Projects. Both artists will be in attendance at the opening reception from 6-9pm this Saturday. Refreshments will be served. 888 Newark Ave.
Story Time with Jessie Sima at WORD
Children's author and illustrator Jessie Sima will be at WORD bookstore this Saturday from 11am-12pm. She will be reading her latest book "Love, Z!"- A tale of a robot on a quest to learn about love. 123 Newark Ave.
The Apple & The Tree at Fox and Crow
Swing by Fox and Crow this Saturday to hear some live Latin American Folk Music. From 10pm-12am the father-daughter duo known as The Apple & The Tree will be performing. 594 Palisade Ave.
Ricardo Alas at Sync Lab
Kick the New Year with a 3-hour training session for only $30. Personal Trainer Ricardo Alas will be teaching a strong zumba class from 1:30 to 5pm. Space is limited and the class is open to members only. Sign up here. 338 Central Ave.
Sunday, January 6th:
Chicago Bears Playoff Watch Party at PJ Ryan's Squared
Looking for a place to catch the game this Sunday? If you're rooting for the Chicago Bears watch the action with your fellow fans from 4-8pm at PJ Ryan's Squared. Burgers, beers, and bears, oh my! 4 PATH Plaza
Jersey City 6th Annual LGBTQ Wedding Expo
The LGBTQ Wedding Expo will be visiting Jersey City for the sixth year in a row. The show will take place at The Liberty House Restaurant from 12:30-3:30pm. Attendees are asked to reserve tickets in advance. 76 Audrey Zapp Dr.
Latin Jazz Brunch at Atlas Public House
The first Sunday of 2019 calls for brunch! Enjoy $5 mimosas to the sounds of smooth Latin Jazz. Live music performances occur every Sunday from 12-3pm, sometimes until 4pm! 130 Newark Ave.
Written by Kaitlyn De Leonardis
Jersey City born, Kait loves how the city has flourished since her childhood, and the fact that she can now enjoy it as an adult. She can often be found running by the waterfront, in the local vintage shops or killing it on the foosball table at South House. Her hobbies include brunch, shopping, and Instagram. What like those aren't hobbies? Follow her outfits and antics @outfittedand_about!