February 27 – March 7

Almost Spring in the HDSID

It’s March! Well, it’s almost March and we are inching closer and closer to spring time! But as we’ve come to expect from this unpredictable weather, don’t put your sweaters and boots away just yet. Even though the weather is frightful (well, some days out of the week) downtown Jersey City has many events coming up!

tooth fairy day

February 28th is National Tooth Fairy Day! Whether she has disappointed you in the past with the tooth- to – money exchange, it’s time we celebrate the hard working tooth fairy for one day a year. But the quest for healthy teeth and check ups shouldn’t occur once a year. Luckily for you, the HDSID has you covered! We have multiple dentistry offices in our district that are staffed with patient and understanding dentists and nurses. Look, going to the dentist can cause fear and anxiety to many people (the official term is odontophobia from the Greek words for “tooth” and “fear”) but we have great dentists in the HDSID that will take care of you and your family!

  • Jersey City Pediatric Dentistry
  • Modern Family Dentistry
  • Restorative & Cosmetic Dentistry of NJ
  • Strong Roots Dental
  • Yang Tseng, DDS

read across america

National Read Across America Day is March 2nd! Just because you’re not in grammar school anymore (who doesn’t miss the school Book Fair?!) doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take advantage of this day. Dust off your Dr. Seuss hat, head over to Word Bookstore, get a book and read! Maybe one of your New Year’s resolutions was to read more? We all know that resolutions don’t last so why not try again and read? Revisit an old childhood favorite or discover a new book, fiction or non-fiction, it doesn’t matter- just read!

oreo cookie day

Oreo Cookie Day- granted it doesn’t generate the nostalgia of the chocolate chip cookie or wholesomeness of the oatmeal cookie or the edginess of the chocolate and sea salt cookie but there is something to be said about having a cold glass of milk and some Oreos. Or Oreo ice cream or frozen yogurt with Oreo toppings… You really don’t need an excuse to enjoy this treat but give it some love on March 6th!

yoga fest

Yoga Fest Jersey City 2018 is coming! On June 23 from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm get prepared to have the most relaxing, Zen experience! The event is being hosted by Jivamukti Yoga Center Jersey City and HDSID on the Pedestrian Mall.

Please note that this is a free public event and all you will need to bring is a “yoga mat, water, sunglasses, sunscreen and love” as per Jivamukti Yoga Center (and we agree)

For more information please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/2003052596379341/


The HDSID and Sherry Singh of Smile Pre-School, are sponsoring two events for Autism Awareness:

  • April 2nd: Light it Blue. We will be lighting blue lights to show support for autism awareness on the Pedestrian Mall, at 7:00 – 10:00 pm.
  • May 12th: 3rd Annual Colors of Autism Street Fair. On May 12, (with a Rain Date of Sunday May 13) the 3rd Annual Colors of Autism Street Fair will take place on First Street and Jersey Avenue. The Street Fair’s goal is to raise awareness for Autism. The event will feature various booths with food vendors, kids activities, music and dancing!

Even though it’s still wintertime, spring is right over the horizon! The HDSID and our great members are having events to keep you occupied well into the great upcoming weather!

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