Daylight savings may have taken a crucial hour of sleep from you going into this week, but it's time to take advantage of those later sunsets this weekend! The warmer weather promises a perfect weekend to embrace your inner Irish and do a little day drinking with your friends!
Thursday, March 14th:
TBT: Movie Night at Porta
Head over to Porta's Monk Room for Throw Back Thursday: Double Feature Movie Night Hosted by Mallory! The weekly event includes '80s, '90s, early '00s movie screening featuring free popcorn, drink specials, and audience games. This month's theme is 'Luck O' the Irish,' and begins at 8pm. 135 Newark Ave.
Live at Brennan's presents Blues Legend John Hammond at William J. Brennan Courthouse
The William J. Brennan Courthouse in Jersey City is featuring a special event presented by Hudson County Executive Thomas DeGise and the Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development and sponsored by Honeywell. Blues Hall of Famer and one of the world's premier acoustic blues artists, John Hammond is a true American artist singing the most classic American artform. Hammond will be using his voice, guitar, and harmonica to take the audience on an unforgettable journey of songs and storytelling. The concert will begin at 7PM. Light fare and refreshments are included in the ticket, which can be purchased here. 583 Newark Ave.
Women in Science & Art at the Liberty Science Center
Liberty Science Center is celebrating Women in Science & Art! Throughout the event, LSC will host workshops, presentations, experiments, and more adventures shining a spotlight on women in science, technology, art, and more. All ages are welcome as they bring out amazing role models representing multiple fields and career opportunities. 22 Jersey City Blvd.
The Night of Pi at FM Restaurant Bar and Lounge
In celebration for National Pi Day, Dancing Tony, and FM present A Night of Pi, beginning at 7:30 until 11:30pm! There is an $8 cover charge for this event. 340 Third Street.
Friday, March 15th:
Midnight Market at Harborside Atrium
The Midnight Market is a true foodie's dream! This event is 21+ and will have vendors with small bites for a small price! Tickets are going to be sold at the door for $5 if you arrive between 6:30-7:30pm, after that they will be $10. 210 Hudson St.
Soulful Cypher Presents: Afro-Latin House Music Sessions at Hard Grove Cafe
Join Soulful Cypher in the next 2019 installment at Jersey City's Hard Grove Cafe. Soulful Cypher presents: Afro-Latin House Music Sessions. Feeding the airwaves with the rhythms that move your soul are Soulful Cypher resident Saint Sanchez and guest DJ Ile Ife, this event is free, so grab your friends and enjoy the beautiful music and space of Hard Grove Café starting at 10pm! 286 1st St.
Dueling Pianos at The Underground
Savage Pianos is adding a Friday night residency in Jersey City! This will mark their second appearance at the Grove Underground location! The evening begins at 8pm at will feature their signature dueling piano show that is definitely always guaranteed to be a good time! 116 Newark Ave.
Saturday, March 16th:
Paint the Town Green at Taphaus
Get an early start on your St. Patrick's Day Celebrations at Taphaus with a night of music provided by their in-house DJ, drinks, and a special food menu! For a $10 cover fee, you will receive entry to the event, one welcome drink and chance to win raffle prizes and giveaways! 2 2nd St.
Black & Gold Brunch and Day Party at Villa Borghese III
VB3 is bringing you another one of their monthly brunch parties, and for this one they're going opulent and luxurious with the theme! Dress in your best black and gold outfit and head over to VB3 for a special a la carte brunch and cocktail menu to enjoy while their resident DJ Reef provides the tunes. 475 Washington Blvd.
St. Patrick's Zumba Party at 24 Hour Fitness
Get an early start on your Saturday while learning some new moves with an hour-long Zumba class from 8-9am! The class will be hosted at the 24-Hour Fitness, and you are encouraged to wear your best green workout clothes! 918 Bergen Ave.
Sunday, March 17th:
St. Patrick's Celebration at Lucky 7s
Celebrate St. Paddy's Day at Lucky 7s with $4 Guinness pints, $5 Jameson Irish Whiskey, or 'POWERS Irish Whiskey' shots and $9 Corned Beef Platters (while they last)! The celebration lasts all weekend long, starting Thursday and running all the way through Sunday! 322 2nd St.
St. Patrick's Day at LITM
To help you get the most out of your St. Paddy's Day celebrations, LITM will be opening early this Sunday at 1pm! They'll also be slinging Irish drinks all night, with $6 Jameson shots, $6 Guinness cans, along with specialty Irish cocktails! 140 Newark Ave.
Written by Claire Layton
Claire is a quintessential Canadian girl looking forward to exploring JC one craft beer at a time! She is a graduate student of anthropology, spending all of her free time either at the gym, frequenting comedy bars, or scouring the city for free concerts.