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Events Happening This Weekend In Jersey City

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Events Happening This Weekend In Jersey City

No plans this weekend? We’ve got you covered! Below is a list of local events happening in Jersey City this weekend. As the weather gets warmer make sure to enjoy the local parks in Jersey City, maybe even go for a picnic or enjoy one of the outdoor dining options in the area as well!

The Legacy Project – A Dance of Hope

Thursday, January 23rd at 9:45 AM – 11 AM

In commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, New Jersey City University Center for The Arts and Jersey City Theater Center present the exultant “dance-theatre” trilogy of Carol Dorfman Dance!

A celebrated body of compositions that merge live dance, multimedia presentation and interactive dialogue to honor faith, survival and renewal as the cornerstones of her Eastern European roots and Jewish heritage.

“Emotionally resonant” — The New York Times

“Ingenious and powerful” — The Star-Ledger

Acclaimed choreographer and storyteller Carolyn Dorfman reveals her heritage as a child of Holocaust survivors through dance stories that interweave the common threads of our humanity. In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, the show explores the rich tapestry of human experience and tradition through interdisciplinary and intercultural collaboration. Suitable for Grades 4 – 12.

𝗟𝗼𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻: Margaret Williams Theatre, NJCU Hepburn Hall, 2039 Kennedy Blvd, #JerseyCity

𝗗𝗮𝘁𝗲 + 𝗧𝗶𝗺𝗲:⁣
• Thursday, January 23, 2020

𝗧𝗶𝗰𝗸𝗲𝘁𝘀: [email protected], (201) 200-2429
Tickets $8, NJCU students free

FashionTech: Exploring the Future of Fashion in Jersey City

Thursday, January 23rd at 6:30 PM – 9 PM
Come out for their year kickoff to learn from stylists, influencers and more about how the booming fashion scene is taking over Jersey City. They will be diving into some of the techs behind the fashion industry, how Jersey City businesses are setting style trends for the community, how to leverage your brand to create your own fashion statement, and so much more 🙌 A night of JC Tech wouldn’t be complete without some drinks and good ol’ networking with this special community, and it’s sure to be a blast. Don’t miss out on this stylin’ night – RSVP NOW at 

Parents’ Night Out!

Friday, January 25th at 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

My Gym invites parents to drop off their little ones for an evening of laughter, games, activities, music…. and pizza dinner is included!

Parent’s Night Out! This is a date night made for kids!
On January 24th from 6:30p.m-9:30p.m

Open to Members & Non-Members! Book Online Now!

Members: $40/$20 per additional siblings
Non-Members: $50/$25 per additional siblings

OzDayNYC Bushfire Fundraiser

Saturday, January 25 at 7:30 PM – 11:30 PM

On Saturday, January 25th, 2020, The Australian Community will again be hosting its annual #OzDayNYC Black Tie Awards to recognize Australians who have donated their time and talent to assisting our nonprofit organization in its charitable mission.

It will also be raising money to send aid for the Australian Bush Fires.

Members and invited guests will be entertained with live performances by award winning Australian talent. The awards presentation and performances will be livestreamed to a Global audience vis our Facebook page The Australian Community.

#OzDayNYC is a re-envisioning of an Australian Black Tie Gala: It is a modern celebration of Australian philanthropy and performing arts. It is an opportunity for our professional community to come together and celebrate the achievements of Australians living in the United States, and show Australia that we are sending more than “thoughts and prayers” for bush fire relief.

Snow Ball Gala

Saturday, January 25 at 7 PM – 12 AM

Art House Productions is Jersey City’s home for the visual and performing arts and every January the organization throws the most highly anticipated event of the post-holiday season, Snow Ball. We invite you to join us for this 14th annual, creative black tie gala on January 25th, 2020. Honoring Miguel Cardenas and Genova Burns.

Martini Bar • Wine and Beer • Champagne • Buffet • Live Music from Forget The Whale & DJ Paul Mendoza • Silent & Live Auctions • Costume Contest • Hosted by Harmonica Sunbeam

Sneaker Fest New York City

Sunday, January 26 at 12 PM

SNEAKER FEST, New York’s GREATEST sneaker Convention allows Collectors to BUY/ SELL/ TRADE some of the rarest sneakers/clothing/items in the world! With over 50+ Vendors & 500+ attendee’s. It’s easy to find the pair you’ve always been looking for!

ALL AGES ARE WELCOME, they encourage kids to come to learn & enjoy the sneaker culture.

What is Sneaker Fest?

Created in 2017, Sneaker Fest is a convention where fashion & sneaker enthusiasts come together from all parts of the tri-state area in search to sell, buy or network with each other. At Sneaker Fest, one can find the holy grail they’ve been searching for without paying the high price ticket that stadium goods/flight club charges. Vendors sell a variety of items both new & used. From different brands such as SUPREME, BAPE, JORDAN, NIKE, ADIDAS, YEEZY, BALENCIAGA, OFF WHITE and much more!

Chess Tournament for Children

Sunday, January 26th at 10 AM – 1 PM
AlphaMinds Academy would like to invite all young chess players to our next USCF RATED Chess Tournament for Children on Sunday, January 26th in Jersey City!

Players of all levels, grades K-8th, are invited to join!
USCF ID is REQUIRED for this tournament.

Registration is REQUIRED (due to limited space)!
Please register here:
When: Sunday, January 26th, 10am to 1pm
Where: Boys and Girls Club of Hudson County, 225 Morris Blvd Jersey City, NJ 07302


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