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  • Top 12 Things To Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {August 10th-13th, 2017}

    After hustling all week, it’s time to forget about your worries {at least for the weekend} with live music, a new weekend taco truck opening downtown {hello, extended #tacotuesday}, a glow party, and much MUCH more. So let’s get right to it — here are 11 things to do this weekend in Hoboken and Jersey City.

    *Featured Event*

    Stretch + Slurp with Growing in JC and Fit Girl Treats at Loosen up JC: Monday, August 14th from 7:00PM – 9:00PM

    If you’re really working on that #fitlife, then you’ve got to get tickets for this event organized by @GrowingInJerseyCity and Fit Girl Treats taking place at Loosen Up JC {188 Newark Ave}. Leah Boston, a plant based recipe developer and yoga instructor, will be leading a 30-minute yoga class and sharing her favorite healthy smoothie recipes, so be sure to bring your yoga mat and your appetite. You’ll get a goodie bag of tasty snacks but you can also enter to win an entire box of delicious ALOHA bars and protein. Bonus: part of the proceeds will be going to charity. More info here.

    Piercing Party at the Golden Carrot: Thursday, August 10th from 5:00PM – 9:00PM

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    A little extra bling never hurt nobody, but unfortunately you normally have to make a trek to NYC to get it done… until now. Join The Golden Carrot {1102 Washington Street} and extra special guest Adrian Castillo, who is a professional body piercer who travels around the world to do her work {so you’ll have an infection-free piercing process}. From 5-9PM, there will be free piercings {just pay for the studs}, music, sparkling sangria, and overall fun vibes. Limited spots are available, so make an appointment ASAP by calling 201.714.9393.

    Complimentary Coffee and Treats at Antique Bakery: Thursday, August 10th from 7:30AM – 9:30AM

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    Make your walk to work way more bearable with cookies, cupcakes, and lemonade — all FREE thanks to Antique Bakery and Vintage on First  from 7:30AM-9:30AM. But that’s not all — between 5PM and 7PM you can do it all over again because a sweet tooth doesn’t fix itself. Whether you had a bad day or the best day ever, you deserve to #treatyoself. 

    Midnight Market Foodie Luau at Magnolia Landing: Friday, August 11th at 5:00PM

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    If a Hawaiian getaway is out of the question, here’s your second best option. Grab your tropical shirt and lei for Midnight Market’s Foodie Luau at Magnolia Landing. This is not a drill — entry is just $5 and bites and drinks are under $5 too. Welcome to paradise!

    114th Annual La Festa Italiana {JC} at Holy Rosary Church: Friday, August 11th from 5:00PM – 11:00PM

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    Didn’t get your Zeppoles fix at St. Ann’s Festival? Here’s your second chance — this time in Jersey City at Holy Rosary Church {344 6th Street}. Through August 13th, you can celebrate all things Italian with food, games, and live entertainment. On Saturday and Sunday, the festivities kick off at 3:00PM.

    Learn Language Hoboken Class at Pier 13: Friday, August 11th at 6:30PM

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    If you’ve been itching to learn another language, now’s your chance to do it — and with a stunning view. Classes are $10 and all levels are welcome. You can learn Spanish, French, Italian, Arabic, Chinese, and Hindi. Get more info here.

    Bark ‘N Brunch at Taphaus Hoboken: Saturday, August 12th from 12:00PM – 4:00PM  

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    The only thing better than brunch? Brunch surrounded by a sea of pooches, obviously. Lucky for you, Taphaus {800 Jackson Street} is giving you the best of both worlds with a brunch where you can bring your pup and give back. The pet-friendly bar is partnering with Liberty Humane Society to help keep pups off the streets. The brunch will cost just $25 and will include bottomless mimosas AND french toast {prepare for a major food baby}. While you brunch, your pup can enjoy the playground, puppy pools, and obstacle courses. Life legitimately couldn’t get any better.

    Shake Your Body/Mueve Las Cadras: Saturday, August 12th – 11:00AM

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    Grab your friends and break a sweat for FREE with an upbeat Zumba class {353 Central Ave.} in Jersey City after enjoying all that weekend food. Reserve your spot here or call (844) 440.2233. It’s time to move that body like no one is watching.

    Glow Party at Black Bear Bar + Grill: Saturday, August 12th from 9:00PM – 11:00PM

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    Pull out your best white outfit and get ready to glow, dance, and drink the night away at Black Bear Bar and Grill {205 Washington Street}. As a reward for dressing for the occasion, you’ll get to take advantage of $3 domestic drafts and $4 house drinks from 9-11 PM. Additionally, from 10PM-close, you can tip back $5 Jameson and Green Tea Shots {those are healthy, right? Right.}. The grand finale? At midnight, the lights will go out and the bar will be lit with 1,000 glow sticks.

    Hike + Brewery Tasting Day Trip with Transportation: Sunday, August 13th at 8:30AM

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    Make the outdoors truly great with a beautiful hike and some local beer. This week, you can head out to Mount Tammany on the Delaware Water Gap to escape the city and spend some quality time with Mother Nature. Then, take some time to kick back with finely crafted beers from Jersey Girl Brewery. While enjoying a cold one, you can play lawn games and mingle with other hikers and beer lovers. Single tickets cost $77 and two tickets are $142. Register here.

    Rhyme + Reason at Pilsener Haus and Biergarten: Sunday, August 13th from 3:00PM – 6:00PM

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    Calling all Dave Matthews Band fans: you’ll get to hear a tribute to your favorite band by Rhyme + Reason, a band that brings a similar energy and passion to the stage. From heart-pumping beats to acoustic melodies, there will be a wide variety of songs to listen to at Pilsener Haus {1422 Grand Street} from 3-6PM.

    Permission to Pause With Athleta: Sunday, August 13th at 8:45AM

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    What better way to meditate than with the help of two experts in the Mile Square: Athleta and Asana Soul Practice? End your weekend and start your week with a fresh slate with this FREE event. The class will be an intro to yoga, so no experience is necessary. You’ll experience aromatherapy, sound, and eye masks in addition to a 25% off coupon for one item at Athleta. Reserve your spot now because spots are filling up fast!

    Upcoming weekday events:

    Tuesday, August 15th at 7:00 PM – Kid Notes Concert w/Chrissy Roberts + Ralph Capasso

    Wednesday, August 16th at 8:00 PM – Movie Night at Pier A ParkSing

    Wednesday, August 16th at from 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM – Hoboken Police & Fire Department Annual Blood Drive

    Here’s to a weekend you’ll never forget, but before you do, remember to tag us on Insta in your adventures @HobokenGirlBlog or #HobokenGirl!

     


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    Tamara graduated college with a degree in journalism and mass communication, and she’s always wanted to work in fashion. She’s worked for multiple websites and has been an on-air fashion stylist {known as the Glam Guru!}. By day, she's a freelance writer, but in her free time, she runs her own fashion blog and helps out with Hoboken Girl. Otherwise, you can catch her ‘gramming like it's her job, checking out the cutest spots to eat and drink and redeeming herself at spin class later. Oh, and if you’re curious about Kylie Lip Kits, she’ll happily show you her collection.


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