• 22 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {September 13th-16th, 2018}

    This cloudy, rainy, and what seemed like the longest week ever is almost behind us, and we’re celebrating with a roundup of events happening in our area this weekend. Below we’ve got a list of 22 things to do in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend, including Mile Square theater’s newest play, Tito the Chihuahua’s 16th birthday party, the All About Downtown Street Fair in Jersey City, and more — read on for the full list:

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    **Upcoming Featured Events**

    Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at Hoboken’s Mile Square Theatre — September 12th through October 7th

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    Mile Square Theatre continues its 2018 season with Christopher Durang’s hilarious comedy about love, life and family, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Durang drops a mixed bag of Chekhovian characters in contemporary Bucks County in this comic tour-de-force. Relentlessly silly and smart, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike deservedly won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play. Recommended for ages 13 and up. Performances run September 12th through October 7th. Purchase tickets here.

    Athleta Friends & Family Sale in Hoboken — Thursday, September 13th through Monday, September 17th 

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    Head to Athleta in Hoboken {316 Washington Street in Hoboken} all weekend to snag 20% off your purchase when you mention Hoboken Girl!

    Help Hoboken Girl Collect Supplies for Women Rising — Beginning Sunday, September 16th through Tuesday, October 16th

    Hoboken Girl is running a drive to collect tampons, pads, diapers, and wipes for local shelter, Women Rising. Drop-off locations include: European Wax Center, Massage Envy, Amazing Lash, Athleta, Jojomaman Bebe, Hudson Yoga Project, and Boutique Realty, all in Hoboken.

    Find a Hoboken Girl {Friend} Social 2 — Wednesday, September 26th from 6:30PM-9:00PM

    Last month, we hosted our first ever Find a Hoboken Girl {Friend} Social — an event specifically designed to bring together women in Hudson County who are looking to make new friends through a fun and interactive way of getting to know other attendees. The first one was so much fun that we’ve decided to host round 2 on Wednesday, September 26th from 6:30PM-9:00PM at the Kolo Klub located at 1422 Grand Street. We hope to see you there!

    Weekend Events

    Go For Launch! Social Media For Small Biz Workshop — Thursday, September 13th at 6:00PM

    This two-hour workshop will explain everything you need to know about properly using social media for your business. The event will be held at THISLEARNING in Jersey City {165 Newark Avenue, 2nd floor}. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased here.

    Big Brother Big Sister Happy Hour in Jersey City — Thursday, September 13th

    Big Brothers Big Sisters is hosting a fundraiser happy hour at Surf City in Jersey City in honor of their 10th anniversary. Tickets are $20 and include two raffle tickets and one drink ticket.

    Zen Out: Health & Wellness Meetup in Jersey City — Thursday, September 13th at 6:30PM

    Make connections while learning all about how fitness, health, and the community can help you live your best life. The event will take place at Andco in Jersey City {201 Montgomery Street}. Learn more info here.

    Espresso-Self Open Mic Night at Hudson Coffee in Hoboken — Thursday, September 13th from 7:00PM-10:00PM

    Hudson Coffee is hosting an open mic night open to the public at their shop {1100 Maxwell Lane}. To sign up, email Ashley at events@hudsoncoffeeco.com. More info here.

    Jersey City Theater Center Presents Prologue Beginning Thursday, September 13th at 8:00PM

    Jersey City Theater Center’s newest show, Prologue, is a multimedia, international production about the life and philosophy of Simone Weil. The play will begin on Thursday and will have shows until September 30th. For more info and tickets, click here.

    Tito’s Super Sweet 16 in Hoboken — Friday, September 14th from 7:00PM-10:00PM

    Tito, the senior pup that went viral on Hoboken Girl recently, is celebrating his 16th birthday this Friday at City Bistro in Hoboken {58 14th Street}. The party is sponsored by Tito’s vodka and will also feature food, drinks, dancing, and raffles. Tickets are $35 and all proceeds will go to helping Tito and other senior dogs like him. Purchase tickets here.

    Light Up the Loop Night Bicycle Ride in Hoboken + Jersey City — Friday, September 14th at 7:00PM

    Participants will ride through Jersey City to Weehawken to get on a ferry to ride through NYC, then back on the ferry to Paulus Hook. For more details about the exact path {and to register} click here.

    Cheese + Wine Store Tasting in Hoboken — Friday, September 14th from 7:30PM-9:30PM

    Enjoy 10 different wines paired with cheese, charcuterie, and chocolate for $50 per person at the Cheese + Wine Store in Hoboken {720 Monroe Street}.

    Purring Pilates in Hoboken — Friday, September 14th at 8:00PM

    Enjoy a night of pilates, food, and of course, kittens, at the Hoboken Boys and Girls Club {123 Jefferson Street}, hosted by Jersey Kitty. Tickets are $20 and all proceeds go to the Jersey Kitty Rescue Network.

    8th Annual All About Downtown JC Street Fair — Saturday, September 15th at 12:00PM

    The Historic Downtown Special Improvement District {HDSID} All About Downtown Street Fair is happening THIS Saturday, September 15th from 12:00PM-8:00PM at the Grove PATH Plaza in Jersey City with over 300 vendors to check out. Get more info here.

    Smokin’ on the Hudson Cornucopia Majesty Cruise — Saturday, September 15th from 5:00PM-10:00PM

    Smokin’ on the Hudson is presenting the area’s most luxurious cigar-smoking event this Saturday evening. Enjoy an open bar, dinner and dessert buffet, no-stakes casino gaming, live music, and more. Get more info and purchase tickets here.

    Vault Allure Experience in Jersey City — Saturday, September 15th from 6:00PM-10:00PM

    Enjoy jazz music by Idam Morim from Israel as well as other artists plus food and drinks available for purchase. The event is free to the public and will take place at Palisade Avenue at Bowers Street in the Jersey City Heights. More info here.

    5-Week Beginner Series at Hudson Yoga Project — Sunday, September 16th from 8:15AM-9:15AM

    Hudson Yoga Project {44 Hudson Place in Hoboken} is hosting a 5-week beginner series is designed for anyone who is new to yoga. You will have the same instructor each week in a small group setting and learn basic postures, modifications, and more. After the 5-week series is completed, students will get one month free of unlimited yoga. Get more info here.

    The 25th Annual Ruth’s Chris Steak House Newport Liberty Half Marathon — Sunday, September 16th at 8:30AM

    Participating runners will run along the Hudson River waterfront walkway and across to Liberty State Park, enjoying views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and Verrazano Bridge, and of course the entire Manhattan skyline. Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop will be in attendance to kick-off the race. A post-race celebration will be held at Newport Town Square with refreshments, music, and more. Get more information here.

    Swap & Sale at Kidville Hoboken — Sunday, September 16th from 2:00PM-5:00PM

    Hoboken Families and Kidville are coming together to host a Swap & Sale this Sunday at Kidville Hoboken {1202 Shipyard Lane}. Bring any unwanted clothing, diapers, bikes, scooters, or strollers to sell or swap for something new. Any apparel items must be freshly laundered and in good condition. More info here.

    Kid-Friendly Events

    Kaplan Cooperative Preschool Storytime at the Hoboken Public Library — Thursday, September 13th at 10:00AM 

    Kaplan Cooperative Preschool is hosting a special storytime at the Hoboken Public Library celebrating Rosh Hashanah with music, stories, and more.

    Back to School Picnic in Jersey City — Friday, September 14th from 4:00PM-7:30PM

    Join JCFamilies for a back to school picnic at Hamilton Park in Jersey City. Enjoy live performances, sports, and more kid-friendly activities. More info here.

    Story Time Adventures at the Hoboken Public Library — Saturday, September 15th at 1:00PM

    This interactive and inclusive event was specially designed for children with autism, sensory processing disorder, and other special needs, but is open to all children. Enjoy storytime, songs, movement, and activities to engage all five senses.

    National Play-Doh Day at Urban Jungle Play — Sunday, September 16th from 9:00AM-6:00PM

    With the purchase of an open play pass, children can also enjoy a Play-Doh station where they can cut, roll, and mold their own Play-Doh creations, in honor of National Play-Doh Day. Urban Jungle Play is located at 1140 Maxwell Lane in Hoboken. More info here.

    Upcoming Weekday Events

    Monday, September 17th — York Street Project Golf Outing in Paramus at 10:30AM. More info here.

    Monday, September 17th — Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmer’s Market at 4:00PM

    Monday, September 17th — Asana Soul Practice Grand Opening in Jersey City at 5:30PM, followed by a free yoga class at 7:15PM

    Tuesday, September 18th — Cantigas Womens Choir Auditions at 422 Willow Avenue in Hoboken at 7:00PM

    Wednesday, September 19th — Dinosaur Jr. at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City at 8:30PM

    Wednesday, September 19th — Kids eat free at Arthur’s in Hoboken

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

    **To submit an event for our community guide, please fill out our events form here or email events@hobokengirl.com.**

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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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