• 15 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {April 12th-15th, 2018}

    Happy {almost} Friday, Hoboken and Jersey City! It looks like warmer weather is in our near future {read: THIS weekend} — so it’s only right that we help you plan out your next few days. Luckily enough, there’s no shortage of events happening this weekend, so get out there and enjoy the much needed ppring weather. Here are 15 events happening in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend {April 12th-15th, 2018}:

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    *Upcoming Featured Events*

    Cortiva Massage Institute Open House: Wednesday, April 18th + Saturday, April 21st

    April is Stress Awareness Month, so this is a great time to learn more about the positive benefits that careers in massage therapy have to help combat daily stress. At Cortiva’s open house, you’ll get a formal presentation, tour the campus, learn about career options, and meet with a financial aid officer. Benefits of attending Cortiva Massage Institute include receiving your diploma in as little as 5 months, gaining access to 5,000+ job opportunities, and financial aid for those who qualify. There are two dates for the open house — Wednesday, April 18th at 11:00AM-1:00PM or 6:00PM-8:00PM and Saturday, April 21st from 11:00AM-2:00PM. For more information, and to RSVP, click here.

    Jersey City Craft Brew Fest: Saturday, April 21st

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    On Saturday, April 21st, the Jersey City Craft Brew Fest will return to the Harborside Atrium featuring styles of craft beer. The festival will be celebrated in the spirit of Oktoberfest and feature a wide variety of fermented beers and ciders, many of which are from local breweries. Tickets give guests access to beer samples throughout the event, along with entertainment, interactive games, and a variety of delicious food options that will also be available. There are two ticketed sessions for the event. The first session from 1:00PM-4:30PM and the second session runs from 6:00PM-9:30PM. Tickets are $60 for general admission or $15 for designated drivers not participating in the beer tasting. Get your tickets here. Make sure to use code HOBOKENGIRL for $15 off.

    Hoboken Wellness Crawl: Sunday, April 22nd 11:00AM- 4:00PM

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    Spring is finally here — and even though the weather doesn’t agree, sunshine and warmer days ahead. Our annual Hoboken Wellness Crawl is happening April 22nd, {rain [or snow?] or shine} and tickets are now on sale. In case you aren’t in the loop, the Hoboken Wellness Crawl is a celebration of all things wellness in Hoboken + Jersey City {aka a bar crawl without the booze + the fitness, beauty, and fun}. Each year, we line up the best local businesses to bring you a sampling of the amazing health, beauty, food, and fitness offerings in town. Get your tickets here.


    Weekend Events

    The Garden of Rikki Tikki Tavi at Mile Square Theatre {Running Through May 6th}

    Beginning April 14THMile Square Theatre presents public performances of its revival production of Y York’s The Garden of Rikki Tikki TaviRestaging its 2011 production for a new audience, MST is thrilled to reunite much of the creative team from the earlier production, including MST Artistic Director Chris O’Connor and actor Blaire Brooks {Bull, Blacklist} as Darzee the Tailor Bird. The cast includes MST regular Andrew Baldwin {Frog and Toad}, Cameron Blankenship {Lyric Rep}, and Arielle Legere {Princess K.I.M.}. This comedy about sharing, cooperation, and growing up will appeal to all audiences 4 years and older. Tickets can be purchased here.

    Prohibition Party with ChicpeaJC: Friday, April 13th

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    Join ChicpeaJC at Corgi Spirits in Jersey City and bring it back to the roaring 1920s with drinks, live jazz, performances, and much more. Dress to impress! Purchase tickets here.

    LAUR Magazine Launch Party: Friday, April 13th 6:00PM-9:00PM

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    Enjoy drinks, food, and vintage shopping at Muneca Mullins Studios {51 Harrison Street} while chatting with those featured in LAUR Magazine’s first issue. Tickets are free and you can register here.

    Soul Cycle Ride for Camp Quality: Friday, April 13th 6:00PM-7:30PM

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    Take a spin class at Soul Cycle Hoboken on Friday, April 13th at 6:00PM to help raise money to send children with cancer to Camp Quality. This camp allows children with cancer to just be kids — no hospitals, no treatments, no pokes, just kids being kids. Tickets are $50 and include shoes, water, snacks, and your bike. Register here.

    Discover Your Life Map Visioning Workshop: Saturday, April 14th 12:00PM-4:00PM

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    Discover Your Life Map is a fun workshop where you disconnect completely from your daily stresses and tune deep into yourself and dig out what’s truly important to you, then display it on a beautiful vision board that you create using your intuition. Light snacks, coffee, and tea will be served throughout the event. Purchase tickets here.

    Ride Your Heart Out CycleBar Class: Saturday, April 14th 2:00PM

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    Join CycleBar on Saturday, April 14th at 2:00PM and rock your ride to help fight heart disease and stroke in support of the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association. Your $30 donation includes shoes, towel, water bottle as well as a post ride reception with light refreshments, snacks and raffle prizes from a variety of businesses such as Urban Coalhouse Pizza and Bar, The Madison Bar and Grill, Del Frisco’s Grille, The V Spot Nail Spa, Blo-It-Out Lounge and many more. Book your bike here.

    Hoboken All Star Music Jam: Saturday, April 14th 2:00PM-10:00PM

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    The Elks Club of Hoboken is hosting their annual All Star Music Jam to benefit the Elks Special Needs Children’s Fund. Enjoy some of Rock and Roll’s greatest hits for charity. Tickets are $26 and can be purchased here.

    Get to Know the Suburbs: Saturday, April 14th 12:00PM-3:00PM

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    Join the Elite Title Group LLC, Home Bridge Financial, and The Elite Group NJ of Keller Williams City Life JC for brunch at Wicked Wolf Tavern in Hoboken for an afternoon of networking and learning about the suburban market in New Jersey. Register here.

    City Challenge Obstacle Race: Saturday, April 14th 9:00AM-12:00PM

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    Join the USA + SYFY team to tackle 25+ obstacles & challenges over a 3-mile course. This epic endurance building challenge features: police + taxi cars to jump over, cargo nets, rope climbing, sandbag carries, and more. Register here.

    Om Sweet Home Vegan Pop-Up: Sunday, April 15th 10:00AM-3:00PM

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    Om Sweet Home’s Hello Marketplace is hosting a pop-up event at Celebrate Life Studio in Hoboken where you can shop local vegan + gluten free products.

    NJMOM Baby Expo: Sunday, April 15th 9:30AM-1:30PM

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    Calling all local mamas — NJMOM’s 4th annual Baby Expo is back and happening THIS Sunday, April 15th at the W Hotel in Hoboken {225 River Street}. Shop 60 premium baby and toddler vendors all under one roof from 9:30AM to 1:30PM and enjoy a ton of freebies and fun with girlfriends/fellow moms, hubbies, friends, and even your kids {who get in for free!} Grab your tickets here.

    Blowouts + Brunch {with Finally Home JC +Love Lane Salon}: Sunday, April 15th 10:30AM-12:30PM

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    The Blowouts & Brunch event at Love Lane Salon will be benefiting Planned Parenthood’s Margaret Sanger Center. Enjoy a fun morning spent with neighborhood friends drinking champagne and indulging in much needed self-care. The event is from 10:30AM-12:30PM. Purchase your tickets here.

    Under30Experiences Rock Climbing Sunday Funday: Sunday, April 15th 1:00PM-2:30PM

    This is your chance to meet people ages 21-35 who enjoy traveling and fun experiences during a day of rock climbing at the Gravity Vault. The meet up is from 1:00PM-2:30PM and costs $27-$30 per person. Register here.

    *Kid Friendly Events*

    Kidville Open House: Thursday, April 12th 5:30PM-7:00PM

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    Parents will tour the facilities, speak with teachers, find out more details about our programs. Children will get to experience sample craft activities, live music activities and much more Light refreshments will be served. Register here.

    JC Families Spring Fest: Saturday, April 14th 11:00AM-1:00PM

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    This 2nd annual event will take place inside the Harborside Atrium in Jersey City, close to the PATH train and Light Rail stops. While most of the Spring Festival is free to attend, this family event will feature activities that are both free and cost a nominal fee. Activities include spring-related arts and crafts, entertainment for kids and a kid’s train. Register here.

    Upcoming Weekday Events:

    Monday, April 16th 12:30PM: Choc O Pain {Hoboken Hudson Tea Building Location} Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with Mayor Bhalla

    Monday, April 16th 7:30PM-9:30PM: Real Talk Nuclear Weapons and Energy at Pilsener Haus & Biergarten. Register here.

    Tuesday, April 17th 11:00AM-4:00PM: Hudson County Community College Job Fair open to students and the public. Register here.

    Tuesday, April 17th 8:00PM: Star Wars Trivia at Northern Soul in Hoboken

     It’s time to get planning — happy weekend! Remember to tag us on Insta in your adventures @HobokenGirlBlog or #HobokenGirl. xo

    **To submit an event, please fill out our events form here**

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    Written by:

    Briana, a born and raised Hoboken girl, has a strong passion for the town she knows and loves so much. She’s seen many changes and embraces both the old and new aspects of Hoboken. When she’s not working at Hoboken Girl as an Editorial Assistant, she’s most likely in her pjs shopping online, eating her way through the Mile Square with her fellow foodie boyfriend, or planning her next cruise or Disney vacation.


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