JC Fitness Fair 2019 in Jersey City

JC Fitness Fair 2019 in Jersey City: bringing all our local fitness and health experts together

Join us for the 4th annual JC Fitness Fair in Jersey City! This is an opportunity to meet local fitness professionals and find the perfect workout or re-ignite your interest in an old favorite. There will be free demos, raffle prizes and so much more!

Save the date for our JC Fitness Fair in Jersey City: May 18th: 10am to 1pm

If you are interested in being a vendor, please email [email protected]

At the Fitness Fair there will also be a workshop for New Parents from 11am to 12pm: The Do’s and Don’ts of PostPartum Fitness with Meghan Mizrachi, Zion Physical Therapy. This lecture is designed to provide clarity on the steps to take after pregnancy, in order to have the confidence to achieve a pain-free lifestyle and reach your fitness goals. She will cover screening for diastasis, the truth about sit-ups, advice about postural behavior, the best exercises for core strengthening, and safe exercise progressions.

We hope to see you all there!

Current vendors

150 Bay CrossFit
Acuworx Acupuncture Studio
CKO Kickboxing
The Spine & Sports Health Center
Project Sculpt
Ironbound Performance Athletics
CycleBar Jersey City
Club Metro USA
Prime Cycle
JCBarre
JC Taekwondo and Kickboxing Academy
Hudson SPEAKS Against Sexual Violence
Zion Physical Therapy
European Wax Center Jersey City
Beloved World Yoga
Retro Fitness of Jersey City
Get Wildly

Find all fitness options available in Jersey City in our JC FITNESS DIRECTORY: Best Places to workout in Jersey City  http://jcfamilies.com/best-places-to-workout-in-jersey-city/

JC Fitness Fair 2018

 

Mother’s Day Celebration in Jersey City

Mother’s Day Celebration in Jersey City

Join us for a Mother’s Day Celebration in Hamilton Park on May 10th from 4pm to 7pm. There will be entertainment, music and several vendors.
Save the date! More information will come.

Our Partners for Mother’s Day Celebration in Jersey City

British Swim School
True Dental
My Gym
Kiddie Academy
Waterfront Montessori
New York Life Insurance

 

If you have any questions about the event feel free to email [email protected] 

 

Mother's Day Celebration in Jersey City

Workshop for Parents: All you need to know about the High School Admission Process in JC

Workshop for Parents: All you need to know about the High School Admission Process in JC

If your child is currently in middle school in the JC area, you might be thinking about the high school admissions process. It is important to be informed and organized as you start this process. To help you get a jumpstart, TestRocker CEO, Urvy Keown, will address the following topics during our next workshop at Zaniac Jersey City:

●  Overview of the types of High Schools in Jersey City and the surrounding areas

●  Overview of the application requirements for each type of school

●  A detailed timeline of the High school admissions process

●  Explanation of the ISEE, PSAT 8/9 & COOP admissions tests

●  Q&A

This workshop is FREE, but RSVP is required.

Please fill out this FORM in order to participate.

Event details: May 2nd from 5:30 pm – 7 pm at 125 1st St, Jersey City, NJ 07302

If you have any questions or suggestions for future workshops, please submit them to [email protected] 

The Fun is Coming With the Sun in Jersey City (Free Event)

The Fun is Coming with the Sun:

Put your sun hats on for 3 hours of FREE & FUN-TASTIC outdoor fun for the whole family! Join for us for “Fun In the Sun” on April 27, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm at the City Hall Plaza, Jersey City.

Here is what to look out for:

– Be blown away with our Bubble Show for kids

– Music for kids by Rockness Music

– Your favorite Fire Truck is back for a visit. Meet its friendly firefighters and let them show you how its done!

– Put your creative hats on with Arts & Craft activities during JCFamilies Summer Camp Fair’19 happening at the same venue.

 

Rockness Music is redefining music education for parents who want their children to learn real-life values like responsibility, compassion, individuality, togetherness and respect in addition to the language, social and STEAM development every music school touts.

We will update the event SCHEDULE soon….

 

Storytime for Kids at Harborside JC’s New Food Hall

Storytime for Kids at Harborside JC’s New Food Hall

Join us for a Storytime for Kids at Harborside JC’s New Food Hall on Monday April 22nd as Judy England-McCarthy will do a Performance storytelling geared for children and families at 5pm. The event will be held at the District Kitchen in Harborside JC.

Judy England-McCarthy has been a professional storyteller since 2009 and workshop facilitator since the late 1990s. Her original stories are filled with elements of humor and wisdom, magically unfolding to share with the listener life’s truths to both young and old alike.

This engaging and interactive storytime will start at 5pm and go on for 45 minutes. ALL kids 0-10 years are welcome! This event is free.

The new food hall is home to local restaurants, food vendors and current popups. Why not let your children enjoy the Storytime for Kids at Harborside JC‘s New Food Hall and grab a bite or maybe even dinner afterwards?

Address: 210 Hudson St, Jersey City, NJ 07311

If you have any questions about the event, please email [email protected]

 

Comic Book & Illustration Classes for Young Artists in Jersey City

Comic Book & Illustration Classes for Young Artists in Jersey City

Is your child interested in illustration? Join Hudson County Art Supply for their upcoming Comic Book & Illustration Classes for Young Artists in Jersey City! The 2 hour classes start on Saturday, April 20th and end on Saturday, May 18th. The classes begin at 2pm.

Seats are limited and can be reserved for $150.

Suggested age range: 8-13 yrs

All registered student will receive a gift card.

Email [email protected] or call them at 201 413 0900 for more details.

Address: 469 Central Ave, Jersey City, 07307


While you’re here, make sure you check out our list of Fun Classes and Activities for Kids of All Ages in Jersey City and Hoboken!

 

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.

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Fall Hay Maze and Pumpkin Patch  
October 21 – October 29
WHERE: Urby Parking Lot, 200 Greene St, Jersey City

The Exchange Place Alliance will celebrate Halloween and the Fall season with a spectacular Hay Maze and Pumpkin Patch on October 21st-22nd and 28th-29th from 11 am – 7 pm.

WHO: The Exchange Place Alliance Special Improvement District, a NJ not-for-profit
WHAT: A Fall Hay Maze and Pumpkin Patch with special activities scheduled throughout the weekend
WHERE: Urby Parking Lot, 200 Greene St, Jersey City, NJ 07302
WHEN: October 21st and 22nd and 28th and 29th, 11 am – 7 pm


2nd Annual “City Nights” Block Party  

 

 

 

 

Thursday, October 19 at 7 PM – 10 PM

Shuster Group presents the 2nd Annual Block Party event, City Nights.

Join us for a chic, adult-only event with Live Music, Live Art, Local Food & Drink Vendors, and larger-than-life Games & Activities.

Gather your friends & neighbors and come out for a special evening in Downtown Jersey City. You won’t want to miss it

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JC Halloween Spooktacular 

JC Halloween Spooktacular : Halloween Costume Family Parade and Party

You don’t want to miss this 4 hours of unlimited fun, activities for the entire families

Halloween Costume Family Parade

Best Costume prizes for families,

Dance Party, Cotton Candies, Puppet Show, Carnival Games, Drums, Jugglers   Buy kid’s ticket here:(6months to 16 years http://bit.ly/2hmycEK 

Buy adults’ ticket here: (16 and up ) http://bit.ly/2w9Pifr


Spooky Terminal 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Spooky Terminal is BACK on October 28th this year …..

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 lots of fun activities for kids and for families:

Bouncy House, Hayride, Magic Show, Dance Party for kids

Juggler, Cotton Candies, Cookie Decoration, Costume Contest

Facepainting Buy your tickets here:  Click Tickets Here 

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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

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Family Events in Jersey City This Summer

Summertime Fun in Jersey City

Summertime is the perfect time for the entire family to attend tons of cool events together. The kids are out of school, parents often get some time off, and the days are longer. You and the family can fit in tons of awesome activities into one single day or spread them out over the entire summer. However you decide to spend your time, there is no shortage of family activities to partake in in Jersey City this summer.

Let’s check out some of the best family events in Jersey City this summer. Whether you are looking for indoor activities, outdoor activities, educational activities, or something else, there is a little something for everyone this summer.

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4th Annual Cultural Diversity Festival

On August 26, 10 am to 2 pm, come and stop by at the 4th annual cultural diversity festival.

“Jersey City has one of the most diverse populations in the United States. Here you can find 75 languages spoken in the public schools. The city is engulfed in a blanket of diversity and is truly a melting pot. The festival is a day of celebrating the diversity in our community. There will be an array of fun and culture-related activities planned for the whole family, arts & crafts, musical acts, dancers, an art show and — of course — lots of delicious food representing the diversity in Jersey City.
This unique and special event would be a great opportunity for children and families to experience the vibrant and diverse cultures of Jersey City! Please join us at Hamilton Park, JC.”
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Annual “Summer City” Block Party

Shuster Group & Hamilton House are hosting a FREE end-of-summer kid-centric block party with a petting zoo, music, food & lots of activities!

Join us as we host our 2nd annual end of summer block party! Treat your kids to a day of fun under the sun. We have transformed two blocks near Jones park into a unique, kid friendly celebration! We welcome you to explore the wonders of Summer City.

Activities:
• Crafts & Activities
• Bounce House
• Petting Zoo & Face Painting
• Live Entertainment
• Local Food Vendors
• Basketball Competition

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The 2017 Chili Cook-Off and Mac & Cheese Showdown Extravaganza

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The return of the 4th Street Arts Chili Cook-Off and Mac & Cheese Showdown together for the first time ever.

We will also be hosting The Thirsty Quaker who will be creating a curated Beer Tasting – more info to come soon.

 

 

Celebrate Downtown Jersey City on Saturday, September 16th with the Historic Downtown Special Improvement District’s Sixth Annual All About Downtown Street Festival from Noon-8pm!

We are hosting over 250+ unique vendors from The Grove Path Plaza all the way to Coles Street!

This year we’ve teamed up with DayTrippers NJ to provide a shuttle bus service to and from the fair.

Our kid’s area will be packed with rides, face painting, games and shops for the little ones. (First Street)

Summer Film Series: Hamilton Park, Jersey City

Hamilton Park has been offering movies in the parks in Jersey City since 2013, and they will be offering them again this year on the following dates: June 23, July 28, August 25, September 23, and October 14. Movies begin at sundown. Keep checking the Summer Film Series page on the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association website for more information!

Hamilton Park has been offering movies in the parks in Jersey City since 2013, and they will be offering them again this year on the following dates:

August 25th- Star Wars – The Force Awakens

September 23rd – The Jungle Book

October 14th – The Nightmare Before Christmas

Movies begin at sundown. Bring something to sit on.

Shakespeare at the Park – Hamilton Park

July 20 – Romeo & Juliet

Performed by Hudson Shakespeare Company – Rain or Shine at the Gazebo

“Magicians’ Face-off” 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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!

JC Education Fair 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Jack Horner’s Dino Dig

Family Events in Jersey City This Summer

If your kids love digging, discovering, and dinosaurs – boy have we found the best event for you! At Liberty Science Center, this dino dig is educational and heaps of fun. According to the website:

“Guests will have the unique opportunity to experience a paleontological expedition during the exhibition, working alongside LSC’s Dino Dig Guide Team to discover replica fossils of prehistoric creatures from the late Cretaceous period buried in the 35 tons of sand that will cover the specially designed space.” So, let your kids explore the rich history of the past and have fun while doing it! It is definitely one of the best family events in Jersey City this summer.


Yoga at Hamilton Park

August 1st, 15th, 22nd and 29th

By Butterfly and Bird Yoga

10 dollars requested

Please bring a mat, water and towel