• 21 Events Happening in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {May 17th-20th, 2018}

    Happy Thursday, Hoboken and Jersey City! Although the weather has been gloomy, and might be the entire weekend as well, there are enough events happening this weekend to keep you busy. From royal wedding parties to fitness events, fundraisers, and beyond, here are 21 events happening in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend {May 17th-20th, 2018}:

    *Featured Events*

    Mile Square Theatre Presents The 14th Annual “7th Inning Stretch” – Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20th

    Get your tickets to the Mile Square Theater’s 14th annual signature fundraising event, where 100% of ticket sales and donations fund the 2018 season and more great programming. There are just three chances to see this terrific lineup of seven original short plays about the great American pastime. Join MST for food, fun and more at the Triple Play Party on Saturday, May 19 at 6:30pm {curtain: 8pm}. Batter up {+grab your tickets here}!

    Cortiva Massage Institute Hoboken Open House — Wednesday, May 23rd from 11:00AM-1:00PM and 6:00PM-8:00PM

    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. Join Cortiva on Wednesday, May 23rd at 11:00AM-1:00PM or 6:00PM-8:00PM. For more information, and to RSVP, click here.

    Weekend Events

    Propelify Innovation Festival in Hoboken — Thursday, May 17th 9:00AM-9:00PM

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    The Propelify Innovation Festival is back in Hoboken with music, food + drinks, over 80 speakers and more. The event will take place at 301 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Get tickets here FREE using code ‘HOBOKENGIRL’.

     

    Surf City Beach Bar Opening — Thursday, May 17th at 4:00PM

    You know summer is officially near when Surf City opens. Join them at their opening of the season this Thursday {1 Marin Boulevard in Jersey City}. Check out new healthy menu items, games, frozen drinks, shuffleboard, fire pits, and some surprises announced for Memorial Weekend.

    Liberty Science Center Superheroes After Dark — Thursday, May 17th from 6:00PM-10:00PM

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    Superhero fans, this Thursday’s LSC After Dark is for you. Discover the science behind your favorite superheroes, hit up the dance floor with tunes by DJ Monopoli, enjoy snacks from local food vendors, and enjoy special drinks. Purchase your tickets here for $20.

    Essential Oils for Women’s Health by Hoboken Chiropractic + Wellness — Thursday, May 17th from 7:00PM-8:00PM

    Join Hoboken Chiropractic + Wellness for a talk about the benefits of encorporating essential oils into your life. The event will take place at Mission50 Lounge in Hoboken {50 Harrison Street}. Admission includes a free gift. Purchase tickets here.

    Flatbread Grill Jersey City Ribbon Cutting — Friday, May 18th at 4:30PM

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    Mayor Steven Fulop will join the owners of Flatbread Grill for a ribbon cutting at their new location in Jersey City {26 Journal Square}.

    Mile Square Connect With Mile Square Church at Carpe Diem in Hoboken — Friday, May 18th from 7:30PM-10:30PM

    Connect with others in the community and support local non-profit organization, Hope + Future at Carpe Diem {1405 Grand Street}. Your first drink is covered, and there will be plenty of food for all. More info here.

    The Royal Wedding Breakfast at Hudson Coffee in Hoboken — Saturday, May 19th at 7:00AM

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    Hudson Coffee and For Cup Sakes are hosting a Royal Wedding breakfast Saturday morning that includes a British breakfast, tea, and wedding cake at 1100 Maxwell Lane. More info here.

    Jersey City Fitness Fair at City Hall Plaza — Saturday, May 19th from 10:00AM-2:00PM

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    The 3rd annual Jersey City Fitness Fair is happening this Saturday at City Hall Plaza in Jersey City. This indoor event includes free fitness demos, competitions, and prizes. More info here.

    NJ Street Feast in Kearny — Saturday, May 19th from 11:00AM-7:00PM

    This indoor food fest will have food trucks, live music, craft beer garden with all NJ beers, amusements for children, and a pop-up marketplace. The event will be held at Kearny Point, 78 John Miller Way in Kearny. Get more info here.

    Baby Shower Prepping Event at Honor Yoga in Hoboken — Saturday, May 19th from 11:30AM-12:30PM

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    Mamas to be, treat yourself to a 45-minute prenatal yoga class, prenatal chair massages, shopping, sweets, and gifts courtesy of Stowaway Collection. The event will take place at Honor Yoga in Hoboken {720 Monroe Street}. RSVP by emailing customerservice@stowawaycollection.com.

    Hoboken Irish Festival — Saturday, May 19th from 12:00PM-6:00PM

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    Enjoy Irish food, live music, Irish step dancers, a beer garden, and fun for the whole family at this year’s Hoboken Irish Festival happening this Saturday at Sinatra Park. For more information, call 201-420-2000, extension 5100.

    Royal Wedding Viewing Party at Corgi Spirits Jersey City — Saturday, May 19th at 2:00PM

    Head to Corgi Spirits {1 Distillery Drive, Jersey City} this Saturday to join the Royal Wedding fun. Corgi will be playing the wedding on their new projector and will have drink specials, prizes, and entertainment for guests to enjoy. Be sure to dress to impress — best dressed wins a prize.

    Roig Collection Opening Reception at the W Hotel Hoboken — Saturday, May 19th from 5:00PM-9:00PM

    Artist Ricardo Roig is starting his art residency at the W Hotel in Hoboken {225 River Street} this Friday. Celebrate with a look at the art pieces, music from a live DJ, and food + drinks. More info here.

    Cantigas Choir Founder Joan Litman’s Final Concert at St. Matthew’s Trinity Church in Hoboken — Saturday, May 19th at 7:30PM

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    The Cantiga’s Women’s Choir’s annual spring concert is this Saturday and will be the final performance directed by founding artistic director Litman before her retirement.

    Headstands for Hunger at Harborside in Jersey City — Sunday, May 20th, from 9:00AM-12:00PM

    Grab your yoga mat + some food donations and head to the Harborside in Jersey City {210 Hudson Street} to enjoy an all-levels yoga class surrounded by beautiful city views. Money raised and food donations will benefit the Community Food Bank of New Jersey, St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Jersey City, and the Liberty Humane Society. Purchase tickets here.

    Growing in Jersey City’s Pampering Day — Sunday, May 20th from 1:00PM-4:00PM

    Enjoy a Sunday afternoon of pampering with health professionals, local food vendors, an empowering workshop, gifts, and of course, some pampering. For more info and tickets, click here.

    Mean Girls Brunch Trivia at Wicked Wolf Hoboken — Sunday, May 20th from 1:00PM-2:30PM

    Enough said. Grab your gals and head to Wicked Wolf {120 Sinatra Drive} this Sunday for Mean Girls trivia which is sure to be a great time. Register here to secure your seat.

    Yoga Mind Workshop & Book Signing at Jivamukti Yoga in Jersey City — Sunday, May 20th from 5:00PM-7:00PM

    Author Suzan Colon will be conducting a workshop and book signing for her new book, Yoga Mind at Jivamukti Yoga in Jersey City {171 Newark Avenue}. Sign up here.

    Kid Friendly Events

    Free Author Reading at Little City Books — Sunday, May 20th at 11:00AM

    Cori Doerrfeld, an author and illustrator from Minneapolis, will read her new book The Rabbit Listened at Little City Books in Hoboken {100 Bloomfield Street} this Sunday. The event is free and open to ages 1 through 8.

    Upcoming weekday events:

    Monday, May 21st: Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmer’s Market at 4:00PM

    Monday, May 21st: HIIT Trapeze at Honor Yoga Hoboken at 8:15PM. Get more info + tickets here.

    Wednesday, May 23rd: 120th Annual Hoboken Memorial Day Parade at 6:30PM on Washington Street

    Wednesday, May 23rd: Story Time Adventures at the Hoboken Public Library

    Wednesday, May 23rd: Vins de France Wine Dinner: Meet Me on The Mediterranean at Madame Claude Bis in Jersey City. More info and tickets here.

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

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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/Marketing Assistant, she’s most likely in her pjs shopping online, eating her way through the Mile Square with her fellow foodie fiancé, or planning her next cruise or Disney vacation — but even more important is her love for cats (she has 3).


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