• 11 Things to Do This Weekend in Hoboken + Jersey City

    Our favorite time of the week is almost here. To hold you over till then, get a head start on planning your events around the area by perusing what you can be doing with friends and family this weekend. Here are 11 things to do in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend:


    Photo: Instagram @ninojoserubio

    Please note: Events are subject to change. Please check event websites for the latest updates and availability.


    Hudson Yoga Project 200-Hour Teacher Training Info Session: Wednesday, January 17th at 6:15PM


    Calling all future yogis: Hudson Yoga Project {44 Hudson Place} is having an info session for its 200HR Teacher Training in the Spring. Whether you want to teach classes or just know the principles of yoga, come out to learn more about what the program entails. It’ll be a causal setting – plus there will be treats! Get more info here.

    What To Expect When You’re Expecting Class: Thursday, January 11th at 11:00AM


    Mommy Savant & Caliber Financial Partners is hosting an event at City Bistro {56 14th Street} for parents-to-be so they can learn about the top five things you can do to financially prepare for your little one. You can also mingle with other expecting parents, enjoy treats, and enter fun raffles. Get tickets here.

    Grand Opening of the Hoboken Public Library’s New Programming Facility: Thursday, January 11th at 6:00PM


    Come take a tour of the new programming facility {500 Park Ave}. Learn about the library’s future plans and mix and mingle with your community! This event is free, but you must RSVP here.

    American Legion Fundraiser at Kolo Klub: Thursday, January 11th from 6:30PM-9:30PM

    Join the American Legion Post 107 in raising money for the rebuilding efforts post-Superstorm Sandy and to raise capital for a new community center for homeless veterans. Head out to Kolo Klub {1422 Grand Street} for live music, open bar, and plenty of raffle prizes. All of the proceeds from the ticket sales and auction items will go towards a $1 million capital campaign for the development of a full-scale facility at the American Legion’s existing site at 308 Second Street. Get your tickets here.

    Internet Marketing Class {FREE}: Thursday, January 11th at 6:30PM

    Join “Digital Marketing Dork” Michael Simonson of ClickBoost at RE/MAX Hudson {321 Washington Street} to learn about the marketing basics. Learn how to boost traffic, engagement, and sales. Click here to reserve your free spot.

    JC Bump and Baby Yoga Class: Thursday, January 11th at 12:45PM


    Nobody is too small for a yoga session. Bring your babies and head out to Charles and Co {201 Montgomery Street} for a fun yoga class for mommy and baby. Get more details here.

    Yappy Hour at The Ale House: Friday, January 12th from 7:00PM-9:00PM


    It’s that time again: Yappy Hour. Head out to The Ale House for a night of booze and pups {hint: bring your dog}. All of the proceeds will benefit The Liberty Humane Society. Wristbands are $5 and will get you drink specials. Get more details here.

    Vintage on First Grand Opening: Saturday, January 13th from 1:00PM-5:00PM


    Amazing print of Vintage on First’s new storefront created by local artist {and neighbor Ricardo Roig}

    Vintage on First is finally here to stay! Come celebrate their new location {257 First Street — where Midtown Authentic was located} — they just signed a long-term lease, so it’s an occasion worth heading out for.

    “Desolated” Exhibit Opening at Barsky Gallery: Saturday, January 13th from 6:00PM-9:00PM


    Known for its world-class contemporary artwork, Barsky Gallery {49 Harrison Street} is opening its newest exhibit by NYC-based artist Valery Yershov. You can check out his work, “Desolated,” through February 24th. The exhibit showcases 20 new paintings, in which isolated characters of women and allegorical goats are displaced in their environment. RSVP here.

    Homeless Food & Supply Collection at Shoprite: Saturday, January 13th from 10:00AM- 2:00PM


    Head out to the Jersey City Shoprite {400 Marin Blvd.} to donate food and supplies for St. Lucy’s Shelter in downtown JC. You can also volunteer for one of two shifts: 10AM – 12PM and 12PM – 2PM. Get more details here.

    JCTC Kids Presents Mishka Opening: Through January 13th


    The children’s programming division of Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) presents an international tale bound to make any holiday season complete at Merseles Studios {339-345 Newark Avenue}. JCTC-KIDS Presents Shadow Theatre is a live, story-telling experience where fairytales, folklore and children’s literature from around the world are performed using shadow puppets – a form of puppetry that dates back to ancient times. Get your tickets here.

    Riding For the Future at CycleBar: Sunday, January 14th at 12:30PM


    Ride for a cause at CycleBar {720 Monroe} to support The Hope and Future Center. Over 500 kids actively attend the center, which uses sports and fitness to teach kids in North Bergen and Union City the value of hard work while developing character and leadership skills. Sign up for the class here.


    Hoboken Girl Winter Accessories Drive: Thursday, January 18th from 6:00PM-9:00PM


    Join us for our 1st Hoboken Girl Helps Event of 2018! Check out the brand new Hoboken Girl Office on River Street, meet other ladies and gents interested in giving back, learn about Jersey City-based organization York Street Project, and indulge in some hot chocolate with the HG team. Please bring NEW items for women and children {coats, gloves, scarves, socks, hats, underwear, etc.} to benefit York Street. You *must* RSVP to be let in with your donations here.

    Upcoming weekday events:

    Monday, January 15th: Project Heroism MLK Day of Service at Northern Soul 

    Tuesday, January 16th: Patron Tequila Dinner at VPH 

    Wednesday, January 17th: Live Storytelling with Sand: Spanish Theatre Company Dreams in Jersey City

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

    Written by:

    By day, Tamara is an editor at a women's magazine, 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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