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  • Top 16 Things To Do In Hoboken & Jersey City This Weekend {February 10th, 2017}

    Hey hey! It’s {almost} time for the weekend and there is so much in store for you around town – including speed dating, karaoke, and Midnight Market. Annnd since it’s Valentine’s Day, there’s even MORE to do than your average weekend in Hoboken and Jersey City. What do you have planned?

    Hoboken Girl’s {Featured} Event

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    Speed Dating + Wine Tasting: Saturday, February 11th from 12:30PM-3:30PM

    Don’t let speed dating be a dreadful thing…we’re here to make it fun. When you arrive to this Speed Dating + Wine Tasting event, you’ll receive a glass of wine and hang out around the bar. The next two hours will include more wine, small bites and speed dating questions/conversations…..all happening at the beautiful atmosphere that is Grand Vin. The only rule? You can’t contact anyone until after Valentine’s Day – #nopressure. Read additional information and get your tickets hereOnly 3 guys’ tickets left {ladies are completely sold out- sowwy} – use code HOBOKENGUY for $10 off. We’ll see you there xo

    Additional Weekend Events

    The Vagina Monologues: Thursday, February 9th-Friday, February 10th

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    To support the nonprofit, Women Rising, The Speranza Theatre Company is proud to present ‘The Vagina Monologues”. The two free benefit readings will take place on Thursday at 6:00pm {Hudson County Community College – 161 Newkirk St} and Friday at 7:00pm {Saint Peters University – 2641 Kennedy Blvd}. Though free, donations are greatly appreciated with all proceeds benefiting Women Rising.

    Rob Jenkins Art Show Opening: Thursday, February 9th from 6:00PM-8:00PM

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    Rob Jenkins is proud to present his first exhibit at the Gallery at Garden Street Lofts. Happening this Thursday from 6:00pm-8:00pm, you can show this Jersey City based photographer some support while enjoying his breathtaking art {check out some of his work here}.  Located at The Garden Street Lofts {1425 Garden Street in Hoboken}. 

    Karaoke at The Ale House: Thursday, February 9th at 8:00PM

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    This Thursday you can sign your heart out at The Ale House. We all have a go-to song for occasions such as these. Located at 1034 Willow Ave in Hoboken. 

    Gotham Nail’s VDay Bash: Friday, February 10th-Saturday, February 11th

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    Gotham Nails wants you to enjoy 10% off your services this weekend. From 5pm-8pm on Friday and 4pm-7pm on Saturday, receive 10% off and special treats. Call (201) 656-6060 to make your appointment. Located at 515 4th Street in Hoboken. **Cash only and appointments are necessary**

    JC’s Midnight Market: Friday, February 10th from 7:30PM-Midnight

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    For just a $5 entry, you can experience Jersey City’s Midnight Market – an evening that will include shopping, eating, drinking and more. The Parking is just $5, all food inside from the many vendors will be $5 & under, and the bar will be offering $5 specials. Don’t forget to hit the ATM before attending this market as everything is cash only. For additional information, please click hereLocated at 147 Harbordside Financial Center Platform in Jersey City.

    Charity Class at Pavana Yoga: Saturday, February 12th from 12:30PM-1:30PM

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    This Saturday at Pavana Yoga, you can take class while giving back in a BIG WAY. The 12:30pm class will is just a $15 cash donation and all proceeds will go to the Liberty Humane Society. Sign up here or call 201-683-6155. Located at 251 1st Street. 

    Pedal Push for a Cure: Saturday, February 11th at 12:45PM

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    Pedal to ‘Push for a Cute’ this Saturday at CYCLEBAR. This ticked event benefits Cycle for Survival – a movement that strives to beat rare cancers. All proceeds go directly to research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK). Sign up hereLocated at 720 Monroe Street in Hoboken. 

    Black Maria Film Festival: Saturday, February 11th at 7:00PM

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    This Saturday the 36th Black Maria Film Festival will take place at the Hoboken Historical Museum. For just $10 at the door, you can enjoy short films that are juried into a competition. This also includes 3 hours of free parking at Littleman Parking Garage with a museum validation.  Located at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. 

    A Show For Jack: Saturday, February 11th at 8:00PM

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    Visit Monty Hall this Saturday for live music to benefit a great cause. “A Show For Jack” will feature bands such as The Karyn Kuhl Band, Speed The Plough, The Vines of Hoboken and Matt Davis. For additional information and tickets, please show your support and click hereLocated at Monty Hall {43 Montgomery Street} in Jersey City.

    Valentine’s Day Brunch at Cadillac Cantina: Sunday, February 12th from 11:00AM-4:00PM

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    Cadillac Cantina wants you to join them for their Valentine’s Day brunch this Sunday. Whether you plan to go as a couple, with friends or by yourself…all are welcome. For just $40 you can enjoy a three course prefixed meal accompanied by two hours of bottomless mimosas,  micheladas, & Corona Light drafts. Call 201-420-7070 to make your reservations now. Located at 80 River Street in Hoboken. 

    Cocktails & Nails at Dream Nails: Sunday, February 12th from 3:00PM-5:00PM

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    Dream Nails & Spa wants you to join them for cocktails & nails this Sunday afternoon. This event includes manicures, signature cocktails, treats and gift bags. Tickets here. Located at 601 Observer Highway in Hoboken. **This event was re-scheduled due to the snowstorm on Thursday – if you’ve already purchased your ticket and can’t make it Sunday, Dream Nails will honor your ticket for a manicure through the end of this month.*

    Upcoming Weekday Events

    Half Price Monday at City Bistro: Monday, February 13th

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     That favorite cocktail is half off on Monday at City Bistro…and so is that favorite appetizer. Check them out at 58 14th Street in Hoboken. 

    Ten Years Later at Symposia Book Store: Monday, February 13th at 7:00PM

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    Visit Symposia book store this Monday for Lias Marie Latino’s ‘Ten Years Later’ book signing. Located at 501 Washington Street in Hoboken. Lisa Marie is also the founder of HipNJ!

    Sip & Stir at Taphaus : Tuesday, February 14th from 7:00PM-9:00PM 

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    No couples are allowed at this $25 open bar. Visit Taphaus for live tunes, mingling and drinks this Valentine’s Day. Located at 800 Jackson Street in Hoboken. 

    In need of a Valentine’s Day gift? We’ve got 10 ideas for you here.

    Just want some Valentine’s sweets? We’ve got you covered.

    Celebrating this year with the gals? We know just where you ladies should go.

    Hudson Wedding Social: Thursday, February 16th from 6:00PM-9:00PM 

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    Attention brides and grooms – on Thursday, February 16th, The Hudson Wedding Social is back for their 3rd year. Whether you want your wedding to be modern, bohemian, rustic, or chic, this wedding planning event is for everyone. Happening at Battello in Jersey City, you’ll find amazing vendors, hors d’oeuvres and bubbly! Click here for tickets or email hudsonweddingsocial@gmail.com for additional information.

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    Happy Valentine’s Day from the Hoboken Girl team xo 


    Written by:

    Meg is a twenty-something “old soul” and is known to leave {red} lipstick marks on her coffee mugs. She moved to Hoboken last year for a boy {a wonderful one at that} and has happily resided uptown since. When she’s not writing our weekly events guide, she’s a real estate agent and an amateur photographer. You can usually find Meg at a local coffee shop, a hot yoga studio, or home with her two cats, Penny Lane & Lucy. She loves a good glass of wine and cooking to her favorite band, The Beatles. Show this girl a sense of humor or recommend some good fiction and she’ll love you, dearly.


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