The Weekender: JC Wellness Day, Harborside Wine Festival, Downtown Yogurt Froyo Party

From a day dedicated to all things fitness to an evening of unlimited wine tastings — we present our top picks for what to see, eat, and do in Jersey City this weekend.

What: Downtown Yogurt Anniversary Party
When: Friday, January 27 from 6pm – 8pm
Where: Downtown Yogurt at 126 Newark Avenue
Downtown Yogurt is celebrating its 3-year anniversary with free yogurt. Swing by the shop between 6pm to 8pm to get your free froyo!

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What: Sound & Vision at Transmission
When: Friday, January 27 from 10pm – 3am
Where: Transmission at 150 Bay Street
This Friday night is Transmission’s first Sound & Vision night — a night where guest DJs play the best in classic ’90s Britpop, New Wave, ’80s alternative, indie, synthpop, Manchester, and more. Admission is free before 11pm.

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What: JC Wellness Day
When: Saturday, January 28 at 9.30am – 3pm
Where: Hudson County Community College at 161 Newkirk Street
Growing in Jersey City has assembled some of Jersey City’s healthiest professionals for a day dedicated to all things health and fitness. The day will include workout sessions, meal-planning sessions, kickboxing, yoga, meditation, and more. Speakers include chef Chris Diaz of House of Gains, local fitness model/instructor Jesse Barton, co-owner of 8 Springs Studio Dani Rubin, and Jessica Namit of Jessica Namit Yoga. Tickets are $55/pp and include breakfast/lunch, two workout sessions, and a gift bag. Plus, 10% of proceeds will benefit Jersey City’s St. Lucy’s Shelter.

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What: JC Wine Fest
When: Saturday, January 28 from 6pm – 10pm
Where: Harborside 3 Atrium
The JC Wine Fest is a celebration of all things wine with unlimited access to wine tastings and samplings. There will be wine samples from Argentina, Italy, Spain, Australia, the United States, and more. Food will also be provided by The Angry Crab, Van Hook Cheese, Milk Sugar Love, and Glazed & Confused.

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What: Hudson Restaurant Week
When: Through February 3
Where: Jersey City, Hoboken, New York
Foodies and deal hunters can eat on the cheap this weekend thanks to Hudson Restaurant Week — a two-week event with lunch and dinner specials throughout Hudson County. Participating restaurants include The Kitchen Step, Raval, Bistro La Source, and Halifax Hoboken, among others. Across the Hudson, NYC Restaurant Week is also occurring simultaneously.

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(Photo: Growing in Jersey City)