Press Release for JC Education Fair 2017

EVENT:  JC Education Fair 2017 (Education Fair in Jersey City)

WHEN: Saturday, September 23rd. 2017 10a.m. to 2p.m.

WHERE: Hamilton Park, Downtown Jersey City

                   McWilliams Place, 8th Street

                   Jersey City, NJ 07304


CONTACT: Mamta Singh, [email protected]

Jersey City, NJ, September 23rd, 2017 – JCFamilies will be launching and distributing their new directory at the JC Education Fair 2017, which will cover all bases for parents and families interested in local schools and day cares.

Over 50 Jersey City and Hoboken-based public schools, private schools, charter schools, and day cares will be represented at the upcoming JC Education Fair 2017 where parents and families can obtain information firsthand from school representatives on open houses, school curriculum, as well as intermingle with other families and educators alike.

Parents will not only learn how to better navigate the different school systems and calendars, but also become privy to special events, enrichment classes, promotions and obtain resources from some of the leading childcare facilities and most prestigious schools in and around Jersey City and Hoboken. Schools like Hamilton Park Montessori, The Ethical Community Charter School and AlphaMind Academy will be in attendance for this family-friendly event that will appeal to children of all ages. JCFamilies will be hosting the 2nd Annual ‘Face-Off’ Magic Show, a free program showcasing the marvelous and mystical talents of local Magicians for all to enjoy.

Parents will be able to walk away from this experience able to discern which school will be the right fit for their young scholars and families. Team members of JCFamilies will also have a table set up to answer any of your questions, and we will be distributing our newly-launched directory for the 2017-18 school year. Stop by and say hi! For additional information please visit our website and subscribe to our weekly newsletter to receive event updates.

*JCFamilies is a not-for-profit organization that connects over 25,000 local parents through its various channels, providing information, resources and wholesome parenting experiences to local communities.  JCFamilies is the largest and fastest growing community of parents in the Jersey City area.

Education Fair in Jersey City

Starter Guide for Jersey City Newbies

Moving is never easy, especially with kids. It’s easy to see how newcomers to the downtown Jersey City or Hamilton Park neighborhoods could get a bit overwhelmed with the bustle of the area. Here’s a starter guide to get started, but be aware that Jersey City is a buzzing and growing city that continues to evolve before our eyes, so it’s by no means comprehensiv

Open House 2018-19: Schools Jersey City

Open House in Schools & Pre-Schools In Jersey City:


150 Warren St #108, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: (201) 333-5600

Wednesday, November 15, 2017:  6:30-8:30 p.m.
Saturday, December 2, 2017:  9:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, January 10, 2018:  6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

324 Communipaw Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07304 – Phone: (201) 706-3403

Information Session at the school:
October 7, 2017,         10:00 am to 12:00 pm
November 4, 2017,     10:00 am to 12:00 pm
December 2, 2017,     10:00 am to 12:00 pm
January 6, 2018,         10:00 am to 12:00 pm
February 3, 2018,        10:00 am to 12:00 pm
March 3, 2018,            10:00 am to 12:00 pm
April 7, 2018,               10:00 am to 12:00 pm
May 5, 2018,               10:00 am to 12:00 pm
June 2, 2018,              10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Virtual Information Session on the following days:
October 18, 2017,        8:30 pm
November 15, 2017,    8:30 pm
December 13, 2017,    8:30 pm
January 17, 2018,        8:30 pm
February 21, 2018,       8:30 pm
March 14,2018,            8:30 pm
April 18, 2018,              8:30 pm
May 16, 2018,              8:30 pm
June 13, 2018,             8:30pm

95 Broadway, Jersey City, NJ 07306 – Phone: (201) 984-4151
[email protected]

Current Dates:  9/15, 9/22, 9/29 at 7:30am and 9:30am
Evening Open House Date:  1/8, 12/6 and 1/3 at 4:30pm and 5:30pm

Parents must sign up online at:

1 McWilliams Place, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: (201) 533-1910

Please email the [email protected] to reserve your seat for any of the sessions below:

First Step Sessions: (please note: these sessions are for adults only with the exception of the Open House events)

  • October 11, 2017 @ 8:30 am
  • October 28, 2017 @ 10:00 am Saturday Open House*
  • November 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
  • November 14, 2017 @ 9:00 am Coffee Chat**
  • November 15, 2017 @ 8:30 am
  • December 5, 2017 @ 8:30 am
  • January 10, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
  • January 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am Saturday Open House*
  • January 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am Coffee Chat**
  • February 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
  • February 13, 2018 @ 8:30 am

*Open House: Children are welcome to come enjoy fun activities while parents learn about our school and programs

**Coffee Chats: are for Parents of children already attending Montessori and/or Elementary

Kindly include the number of spaces you would like to reserve and the age of your child in your email. If your child is currently enrolled in a Montessori school, simply email our admissions department directly with your inquiry.


Our open house dates are second Thursday of every month at 7:30pm

  • Hoboken : Oct 12th– Dec 14th –  Feb 8th – April 12th – June 14th
  • Jersey : Nov 9th– Jan 11th – Jan 11th – May 10th

508 Grand Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: (201) 630-4700

October 4th at 9:30 am
November 9th at 9:30 am
January 23rd at 6:30 pm

2572 John F Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, 07304 – Phone: (201) 434-5938

Wednesday, October 11, 6-8 p.m.
Sunday, October 22, 1-3 p.m.

Liberty Towers, 33 Hudson St, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: (201) 918-6643

Mon, 9 Oct @ 9-10:30am
Wed, 25 Oct @ 6-7:30pm
Fri, 10 Nov @ 9-10:30am
Mon, 20 Nov @ 6-7:30pm
Sat, 2 Dec @ 9-11am
Thu, 15 Dec @ 6-7:30pm
Fri, 5 Jan @ 6-7:30pm
Sat, 20 Jan @ 10am-12pm
Fri, 9 Feb @ 6-7:30pm
Sat, 24 Feb @ 10am-12pm

Phone: (201) 338-8320

October 14 (pre-K, Elementary and Middle School)
November 18 (pre-K, Elementary and Middle School)
December 9 (pre-K, Elementary and Middle School)

338 Grove St, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: (201) 200-1160

Open Houses are not offered,  but parents can schedule a tour Monday to Friday 8:00 am or 4:00 pm

601 Park Ave, Hoboken, NJ 07030 – Phone: (201) 844-8535
We don’t do Open Houses, but  parents are encourage to register or at least contact us if they are planning to bring their students for any of our classes.
Our open house for prospective families this fall is scheduled for Nov 9th,  from 6:00-7:15 pm. We are also hosting two tours every month for prospective families, from 11:00-11:30 am, those dates are:
Sep: 12 & 26
Oct: 10 & 24
Nov: 14 & 28
Dec: 5 & 12



116 Hillcrest Rd, Warren, NJ 07059 – Phone: (908) 580-2267

Sunday Jan 21 (10 am – 12 noon)
Saturday Feb 24 (same time)
Sunday March 18 (same time)
Saturday April 7 (same time)
Saturday May 5 (11 am – 2 pm)



252 9th St, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: (201) 205-1218

Sunday Sept. 10th from 1pm to 4pm

125 1st St, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: (201) 360-2450

Sep 7th

Information at:

Phone: (201) 423-1200

Info Session on September 16th at 9am at BelovED Community Charter School (508 Grand Street.)

After the info session, we will be hosting a financial Literacy for college planning workshop which is open to families for $20 per family.

189 Brunswick Street, Jersey City, NJ, 07302 – Phone: 1(855) 783 2687

Sept 9th 2017, between 10am – 6:30pm

More info at:

165 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: (201) 377-0718

Saturday, September 9th – Youth Ensemble/ Scholarship Auditions 9:30am-11am (8-13 yrs old.) & 11:30am-2pm (14+ yrs. old)
Sunday, September 10th – 3-5pm Open House w/ Free Trial Classes (schedule posted online)
Sunday, September 10th – 5-7pm Grand Opening Ceremony w/ Ribbon Cutting (games, music, registration, talkback, etc.)
Wednesday, September 13th – 6-8pm Open House w/ Free Trial Classes (schedule posted online)






Fall Family Events in Jersey City

Fall Family Events in Jersey City

Let’s check out some of the best family events in Jersey City this fall. Whether you are looking for indoor activities, outdoor activities, educational activities, or something else, there are so may events for families and so many things to do in Jersey City.



Fall Family Events in Jersey City

Free Magic shows in Jersey City

Enjoy a “Magicians‘ Faceoff” at this year’s JC Families Education Fair!

We are inviting a group of talented magicians to show off their magical skills to our young audiences!
Get ready to be tricked, inspired and entertained!


Fall Family Events in Jersey City

Only fair in Jersey City where you can get information about & speak to the representatives of major Schools,Day Cares  & Activity Centers,Classes in & around Jersey City & Hoboken

JERSEY CITY! Take a look at the list of schools, daycare and activity Centers that will be attending #JCEducationFair  Saturday 23rd from 10am to 2pm in Hamilton Park.
Jersey City Recreation Department
The Early Childhood Department of the Jersey City Public Schools


Hamilton Park Conservancy BBQ Festiva

Saturday, September 23 at 12 PM – 8 PM

Our 8th Annual BBQ Festival in support of The Hamilton Park Conservancy. BBQ, music, drinks and more. Noon to 8pm

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RNA Flea Market & Park Fest in the Heights

Saturday, Sep 23rd from 10am – 5pm in Riverview Park the Heights




JC Harvest Festival 2017 

Harvest Festival in Jersey City

Fall is here and so are the beautiful colors of the season! Join us for the ultimate celebration with our Harvest Festival on Oct 14th, 10:30 am – 1:30pm at City Hall Plaza.

We have a fun event planned for the whole family with pumpkin decoration, face painting, music for kids and more. See u there!

Midnight Market is NJ’s first monthly night market and foodie nightlife event! Come celebrate October with us on Friday the 13th!! 

Food, Music, and Drinks! *Costumes welcomed but not required*
This Foodie Party is open to all 21 & older! Cash event! ATMs on site.
No pets. No Children. No Refunds. 
Go to for more information!

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Fall Family Events in Jersey City


JC Halloween Spooktacular 

Fall Family Events in Jersey City







Spooky Terminal 2017

Join us as we transform the historic Central Railroad of NJ into The Spooky Terminal on October 28th. Located in a one of a kind venue over looking the gorgeous Manhattan skyline in the heart of Liberty State Park. All aboard!

There will be Fun Activities, Bouncy House, Costume Contest and more! Details coming soon..

Family Halloween Bash on the Pedestrian Mall

Have a ghoulishly good time on The Newark Ave Pedestrian Mall this Halloweeen! There will be face-painting, a bouncy house, music, popcorn and CANDY!This event is sponsored by the HDSID




Learn about the Performances happening at the 4th Cultural Diversity Festival’17

All of the following performers will performing in our 4th Cultural Diversity Festival’17 in Jersey City

Date: August 26th

Location: Hamilton Park

Time: from 10am to 2pm


Chambord Place, 47 Harrison St, Hoboken, NJ 07030 – Phone: 973 665-2051

Learn Piano, Guitar, Violin and Woodwinds.



31 River Court, 102 – Jersey City, NJ 07310 – Phone: 201 217-0640

The School of Bharatanatyam

At Newport in Jersey City, lessons are imparted on weekdays and weekends at convenient times to kids, parents and working professionals. Students enjoy the River view, lawn, rose garden and, the cityscape across the river — through large windows — while soaking in this ancient art, in a mirrored, wooden-floor studio!

Calai also teaches at Short Hills, Millburn, Gillette, Bridgewater Journal Square and other locations due to growing demand.



Natallia Basava – Phone 917 371 9525 / Klaus Jekeli – Phone 646 541 7022



233 9th St., Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: (201) 706-3025

Next Step Broadway’s mission is to provide an environment where all ages and levels can experience the joy of expression through dancing, singing, acting & much more.

We feel that by instilling these crafts in a positive, joyful way students will make it a part of their lives creating connection with the whole self- mind, body, and soul.

Instructors will introduce knowledge of technical, musical, creative, and performance skills, and will develop these skills for all levels. This developmental program builds confidence, self-esteem and coordination to create a well-rounded whole artist.



The school is located in the heart of Clifton, New Jersey. Please feel free to visit them in person during their regularly schedule or by appointment. If you have any questions or would like to schedule an appointment, please call them at (973) 772-8988.



Grassroots Community Space

54 Coles St. Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: (908) 432-2405

The mission of Arts United Capoeira is to promote understanding, appreciation and practice of Capoeira, which is a Brazilian art-form that combines music, dance, self-defense, ritual and a way of life.

Our commitment is to create a safe, welcoming, non-discriminatory environment to learn, explore, and grow as individuals physically, mentally and spiritually.
The elements of this unique art-form unite people from all ages, races and socio-economic backgrounds.



189 Brunswick St, 3rd Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07302 – Phone: (201) 969-6260

Jersey City Ballroom believes that dance makes life better and they want to share that with you! They offer Latin, ballroom, swing, tango and more for the Jersey City community and surrounding areas. #dancemakeslifebetter



PHONE: (800) 650-0246

Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Youth Program: The mission of Nai-Ni Chen Youth Program is to provide a positive and optimistic learning environment for students to gain knowledge, skill and passion for dance. The instructors are all high level performers and experienced teachers who graduated from prestigious dance schools in China, Taiwan and the US. The training includes traditional Chinese Dance and Modern Dance.



Tarik Sultan, one of the world’s best known pioneers of male Oriental Dance with the Baladi beat belly dance.



The Japanese Swordsmanship Society is dedicated to preserving and promoting the traditional martial arts of Japan. JSS teaches Iaido, Naginata, Jodo and Kyudo classes in New York City and New Jersey.

For Iaido[email protected]

For Naginata[email protected]

For Jodo[email protected]

For Kyudo[email protected]



[email protected]

Started in 2015 with the simple intention to spread and build the passion of dance and enjoy it thoroughly. 

Ghungroo offers Bollywood Funk and Classical Bollywood dance sessions for kids above 4+ in Newport, Jersey City.

Also offers Bollywood dance workshops on request for special occasions for both adults and kids.

We help the kids to understand the basics of dance by helping them to follow the rhythm, synchronization of moves with expression in place.



79 Central Avenue, Jersey City, NJ, Phone: 201 659-2190

The Kennedy Dancers Inner City Youth Company is a scholarship based program that allows students to experience different genres of dance including ethnic and folk. Exposure increases curiosity, appreciation for culture as well as technique and skills that will open professional opportunities for these dancers in the future. Whether it be a career in the arts or not, humanity and relationships with others play a major key. After all, we live in New Jersey one of the strongest melting pots in the US, so an understanding for culture and recognizing it’s beauty is essential