The Weekender: Winter Beer Party with Jersey City Brew Club, Planned Parenthood Benefit Concert at Fox & Crow

From an afternoon of pampering at Cast Iron Lofts to a craft beer party with the Jersey City Brew Club — we present our top picks for what to see, eat, and do in Jersey City this weekend.

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What: Whealth 5K Harborside Run/Walk
When: Saturday, January 21 at 10am
Where: Harborside Esplanade
Start the weekend with a gorgeous 5K run (or walk) along the Jersey City waterfront, led by avid runners David Trotta of Whealth and Jesse Barton of CKO Kickboxing. The casual run is open to all fitness levels and is followed by a quick cool down/meditation session and a healthy meal at the Whealth Harborside Cafe. Tickets are $10 per person.

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What: Bambino Chef Sushi Class for Kids
When: Saturday, January 21 at 5.30pm to 6.30pm
Where: Bambino Chef at 213 Newark Avenue
Bambino Chef is holding a sushi-making workshop Saturday evening for kids who are 6 to 11 years of age. The 1-hour class will dive into the history of sushi, how it’s made, and how to eat it. Registration on their website is required.

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What: Jersey City Brew Club Winter Party
When: Saturday, January 21 from 6pm – 11pm
Where: Merseles Studios at 339 Newark Avenue
The Jersey City Brew Club is throwing a party at Merseles Studios. They’ll serve the club’s bourbon barrel-aged stout, a bourbon barrel-aged saison, and other home-brewed beers, wines, and ciders. The party is open to everyone. A donation to help cover the costs of the event is appreciated.

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What: Planned Parenthood Benefit Concert at Fox & Crow
When: Saturday, January 21 from 8pm – 12am
Where: Fox & Crow at 594 Palisade Avenue
Fox & Crow is hosting a concert to benefit Planned Parenthood. Performers include Cicada Radio, Trü, Young House, and John Feuerbach of Desir Decir. Tickets are $10 at the door.

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What: Pamper Yourself
When: Sunday, January 22 at 9.30am – 1.30pm
Where: Cast Iron Lofts at 300 Coles Street
Boutique gym 8 Springs Studio and Squeeze’d have teamed up for Pamper Yourself — a day dedicated to replenishing your mind and body. The day will include workout sessions at 8 Springs Studio, juice cleanses from Squeeze’d, deep tissue massages by Massage Beyond, sweets by But-A-Cake, aromatherapy sessions, and more.

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