• 14 Things To Do In Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {March 8th, 2018}

    We’re antsy, so even though it hasn’t totally stopped snowing, we’re sharing our events guide. Melt away the work-day stress and chaos with a fun weekend doing what you want to do. Spend some time jamming out to the Beatles, hear from the best women in business, or nosh on some wings or chili at food-related events for charity this weekend. Here are 14 things to do this weekend in Hoboken and Jersey City {March 8, March 9, March 10, and March 11, 2018}.


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    *Upcoming Featured Event*

    Party with Purpose 2018 Winter Benefit – Hoboken Boardwalk: Thursday, March 15th from 7:00PM-10:00PM


    Birch is turning into a boardwalk for the night to raise funds for Party with a Purpose, an organization that gives back to local children’s charities. Party, network and celebrate at their 2018 Winter Benefit. Meet and help benefit some of the local children’s charities we donate to. You can make a difference in our communities by purchasing tickets, grabbing some friends, and joining them for great music, dancing, cocktails, themed drinks, and boardwalkfare. Get your tickets here.

    Women Warriors in Business 2018: Thursday, March 8th from 8:00AM-3:00PM


    Celebrate International Women’s Day with this power-packed event focused on empowering, enriching, supporting and encouraging women business owners, entrepreneurs and leaders for their next level of success. The event is happening at New Jersey City University {2039 Kennedy Blvd.} and includes lunch. Women Warriors in Business is partnering with The American Legion by waiving registration fees for women veterans, military members and their dependents. Get your tickets here.

    Indoor Rock Climbing at Gravity Vault: Thursday, March 8th at 7:30PM


    Get some adventure time in and some exercise with indoor rock climbing at Gravity Vault in Hoboken {1423 Cinton Street}. All levels and ages are welcome to reach for the limits. Get more info here.

    Hoboken Girl Friends & Family Shopping Night: Thursday, March 8th from 5:00PM-8:00PM


    Hang out with the HG team while stocking up your spring workout wardrobe at Athleta {316 Washington Street}. Join us for some bubbly and perusing the latest in athleisure. All readers who mention Hoboken Girl get 25% off. You *must* register via email to join us here. It’s free, but make sure you’re registered!

    Be kind to your mind: Thursday, March 8th at 8:00PM


    Get yourself in the right mindset with this class that will teach you how to be still, joyful, and peaceful through a guided meditation in Jersey City. If you feel a lack of enthusiam throughout the day, this session is for you. Get more info here.

    Friends of Elysian Charter School 2018 Party & Auction: Friday, March 9th at 7:00PM


    Head out to The HUB {16 Hudson Place} for a night of fun, food, and fundraising in support of Elysian Charter School. Tickets for those outside the school community are $75 and include a three-hour open bar, passed hors d’oeuvres, DJ, dancing, wine wall, and the opportunity to bid on fabulous prizes. To name just a few auction prizes: suite level tickets for a number of sports, concert, and family events such as the NY Giants, NY Yankees, NY Jets, Demi Lovato, Miranda Lambert, Kenney Chesney, Ed Sheeran, Shania Twain, Monster Jam, and the WWE; overnight stays at Loews Hotels and Soho House; spa, dining, fitness, and sailing packages; kids’ classes; and many, many more. Get your tickets here.

    Liberty Science Center Maker’s Day: Saturday, March 10th from 9:00AM-4:00PM


    In honor of Makers Day, Liberty Science Center {} is hosting maker groups in a wide variety of specialties: LEGO robotics, internet security, coding, and more. Highlights include exploring the inside of lock tumblers, learning how to fix a bike, composing your own digital tune, and mastering the art of hacking Minecraft. Get more info here.

    The Inner Athlete Healthy Eating Seminar: Saturday, March 10th at 12:00PM


    Help your kiddos learn how to eat healthy with Inner Athlete {720 Monroe}. Certified nutrition and lifestyle coach Jessica Kishpaugh will be teaching the class, which includes playtime for your child. RSVP to jessgroppe@gmail.com. Get more info here.

    6th Annual A Wing and A Prayer: Saturday, March 10th from 6:00PM-9:00PM


    The Hoboken Elks Lodge {1005 Washington Street} is hosting the much-anticipated wing competition, where guests will vote which local restaurant has the best finger-licking good wings. Just a few participants include Antique Bar & Bakery, Union Hall, and Napoli’s. Get your tickets here.

    Stowaway Maternity Pop-Up at Little Nest Studio in Montclair: Saturday, March 10th from 12:30-3:30PM


    Shop ’til you drop at Little Nest Studio in Montclair {54 South Park Street} with a Stowaway Maternity Pop-Up shop during the afternoon. Plus, the studio will be offering FREE maternity photos. Fun fact: this studio was started by a local Hoboken mom, so show some love.

    TRUE Mentor’s 9th Annual Chili Cook-Off & Homebrewing Contest: Saturday, March 10th at 2:00PM


    Head out to Our Lady of Grace {corner of 4th and Willow} for the biggest cooking competition in town, with proceeds going directly to children’s programs in Hoboken. Prizes will be awarded to the top chili and homebrew entries by a panel of judges. Plus there will be a 50/50 raffle with a ton of prizes and entry to the after party complete with exclusive drink specials. Get more info here.

    Glamming for the Culture: Sunday, March 11th from 3:00PM-9:00PM


    In this intimate makeup class {718 Washington Street}, you’ll learn to create an impeccable full-face application on a model from start to finish. From highlighting to contouring — you’ll learn it all from an expert. You must bring your own kit and will need to bring your own model or use yourself. Get your tickets here.

    The Fest for Beatles Fans 2018: Sunday, March 11th at 5:00PM


    Calling all Beatles fans: come celebrate their music at The Hyatt Regency in Jersey City {2 Exchange Place}. This event is celebrating the 50th anniversary ofSgt. Pepper’s LHCB and will be sure to get you in the groove. There will be live performances, film screenings, art, dancing, and more. Get more details here.

    Veterans Yoga Project Fundraiser: Sunday, March 11th from 11:00AM to 1:30PM


    Learn about the Veterans Yoga Project at Stevens Institute of Technology in the Walker Gymnasium {Castle entrance on 6th Street}. There is a suggested $100 minimum donation and a $25 minimum. All proceeds will go to the cause. Click here to learn more.

    Pinocchio Opening Night at JCTC Kids: Through May 20th


    Watch one of your favorite childhood classics live on stage at Jersey City Theater Center {339 Newark Ave}. Pinocchio by Puppetworks features hand-carved, wooden marionettes, original music, and vivid, colorful scenes ranging from the Undersea World, complete with a whale. Besides Pinocchio (and yes, the puppet’s nose actually grows on stage) and his creator/father, the kind Gepetto, the performance also includes the full retinue of familiar characters who accompany the puppet-boy – and his lie detector schnozzle – on his journey to become a real live boy: the Blue Fairy, Mr. Fox and Mr. Cat, the Ring Master and the Great Stromboli, the ultimate puppet master.Advance tickets/online sales: $9 for children; $10 for adults. At the door: $11 and $12; $9 each for groups of 20 or more. Get your tickets here.

    Upcoming weekday events:

    Monday, March 12th: JC Bump & Baby-Itsy Bitsy® TOT Yoga at Liberty Harbor Residences

    Tuesday, March 13th: Food and Shelter Coalition Meeting at Old Bergen Church

    Wednesday, March 14th: National Book Award Finalist Min Jin Lee Little City Books

    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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