Whether you’re going all out for Valentine’s Day or just want to enjoy a relaxing weekend, here’s some things to check out in the area.
Kick things off with tonight’s Sweetheart Skate at Newport Skates to enjoy free skating with cookies, hot cocoa, and coffee (while supplies last).
For more Valentine’s Day events, check out our recent list of Top Things to Do on Valentine’s Day.
Valentine’s Day at the Bistro
February 14 @ 3:00 PM – 1:00 AM
The Bistro at Grove Square, 116 Newark Ave
Stop by the Bistro at Grove Square for dinner and dancing! It starts off with your choice of wine or champagne, an appetizer, and two entrees and you can finish off the night at the Underground’s Latin Night.
Valentine’s Day At The Corkscrew
February 14 @ 3:00 PM – 2:00 AM
The Corkscrew Bar & Grill, 61 Congress St
Enjoy food and drink specials all night long for a not-so-loving Valentine’s Day.
Happy Hour and Valentine’s Day at Corgi Spirits
February 14 @ 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Corgi Spirits, 1 Distillery Dr
Stop by Corgi Spirits for a night of drinks and games. Show up in a ’stoplight’ color that best represents your current relationship status (green = available, yellow = the jury is still out, red = taken), grab a cocktail, and play a few games like Connect Four or Jenga.
Valentine’s Day Mixer
February 14 @ 7:00 PM
South House, 149 Newark Ave
Stop by South House for a mixer with drinks, a DJ, dinner, and dessert.
A Night for Singles
February 14 @ 7:30 PM – 12:30 AM
Zeppelin Hall, 88 Liberty View Dr
Enjoy board and table games, two huge screens with Super Smash Bros Melee at the tables, and drink + food specials all night.
Valentine’s Adoption Event
February 15 @ 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Liberty Humane Society, 235 Jersey City Blvd
From February 12th to the 17th, adoption fees will be waived for all dogs over 40 lbs and cats over 4 months old.
Snapdragon: Art Show
February 15 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Snapdragon Coffee & Social, 190 Monticello Ave
Stop by Snapdragon for their opening reception of an art show celebrating women and local artists.
Storytime with Susan Robeson
February 16 @ 11: 00 AM – 12:00 PM
WORD, 123 Newark Ave
Enjoy a storytime celebrating the life of Paul Robeson with his granddaughter Susan Robeson.
Meet You In The Dollar Bin: The Final Day At Iris Records
February 16 @ 12:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Iris Records, 114 Brunswick St
Join Iris Records for the store’s final day, dig through bins, and enjoy some refreshments.
A Vibe Called Blessed
February 16 @ 10:00 PM – 2:00 AM
Hard Grove, 284 1st St
Join Soulful Cypher for their free event, A Vibe Called Blessed.
French Wine and Cheese Tasting
February 17 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Third & Vine, 353 3rd St
Enjoy five different wine and cheese pairings at Third & Vine.
February 17 @ 7:00 PM
JC Underground, 116 Newark Ave
Stop by JC Underground for R&B/soul art, culture, and fashion.
Speed Networking Event – ChicpeaJC x JCTechMeetup
February 21 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Andco, 201 Montgomery St
Head over to Andco for a networking event to meet with a number of diverse professionals and potentially find your next business partner, investor, employee, etc. Bring business cards! If you’re looking to attend, fill out this survey and get your tickets for only $15 before February 18.
Youth Networking and Mentorship Event
February 28 @ 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
The Cove, 312-314 Pacific Ave
Youth in JC is back with another free networking and mentorship event for youth ages 14 to 20! Stop by to meet potential mentors.