• Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events in Hoboken, Jersey City, + Beyond

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    October is finally here, which means that today marks the official start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. All month long, events that aim to raise money for the cause and honor those who are suffering or who have suffered from breast cancer will be happening nationwide. Of course, our little slice of the country here in Hudson County is taking part in the month-long event by hosting a slew of local events that pay homage to those who have been affected by breast cancer in one way or another. Keep reading for all the breast cancer awareness month events happening Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this October 2019.

    {Please note: We compiled these based on our research online — if you have one to add, please email arielle@hobokengirl.com – thank you!}

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    Workout + Fight for a Cure — Every Weekend in October 

    Work it Out will be honoring those affected by breast cancer with special classes each weekend that are donation based. A donation of $10 or more will be collected when you arrive for the class and all the donations collected will benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Get more information here.

    More Than Pink Wellness Expo — Sunday, October 6th from 12:00PM-4:00PM

    Harborside Atrium {210 Hudson Street, Jersey City} will host the More Than Pink Wellness Expo which will feature free clinical breast exams, mammograms, health/wellness exhibits, and more. Get more information about this event here.

    Sweat Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Dance Fitness Party — Sunday, October 6th from 12:00PM-2:00PM

    The Hudson Dance Studio {986 River Road, Edgewater} will be hosting an epic dance event to help raise awareness for breast cancer. Get more information here.

    Girl Power Themed Rides at Prime Cycle — Saturday, October 12th through Saturday, October 19th 

    Prime Cycle will be honoring breast cancer awareness month by hosting a variety of girl power themed rides featuring music from a slew of big-name female artists. Plus, they will have a donation jar out and will match 50% of what they raise on October 31st. Book your spot in a girl-power themed class here.

    Making Strides of Bergen County — Saturday, October 12th at 8:00AM

    The first of the local bunch,  join the American Cancer Society for their Making Strides walk to raise awareness for breast cancer in Bergen County at the MetLife Stadium {1 MetLife Stadium Drive, East Rutherford}. Get more information here.

    Making Strides of Newark Walk — Sunday, October 13th at 8:00AM

    Join the American Cancer Society for its annual Making Strides breast cancer walk at Mulberry Commons Park {160-172 Mulberry Street, Newark}. Get more information here.

    Little Hoboken Fundraiser — Wednesday, October 16th from 7:00PM-9:00PM

    Join Little Hoboken at House of ‘Que {340 Frank Sinatra Drive, Hoboken} for a special fundraiser to raise money for Little Hoboken’s Making Strides Team, LH Fight Like a Mother Team. Get more information here.

    Shaka Bowl Benefit — Thursday, October 17th from 6:00PM-10:00PM

    Join Shaka Bowl {110 Washington Street, Hoboken} for their fundraiser to help those fighting cancer. All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. Get more information here.

    Breast Cancer Awareness Event — Saturday, October 19th from 6:00PM-9:00PM

    Head over to 555 West Side Avenue, Jersey City to join NOWmed and the Department of Health + Human Services of Jersey City to get educated on the cause, raise awareness, and discover resources. Get more information here.

    Making Strides of Jersey City — Sunday, October 20th at 7:00AM

    Head over to Lincoln Park {Jersey City} for the Making Strides breast cancer walk to help raise awareness and support survivors and families affected by breast cancer. Get more information here.

    The 6th Anniversary of Think Pink Celebration of Life — Wednesday, October 23rd from 7:00PM-10:00PM

    Head to Gringo’s {12 Coles Street, Jersey City} for the 6th Anniversary of Think Pink Celebration of Life. Donations will benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Get more information here.

    Power of Pink — Susan Lucianna Breast Cancer Fund — Thursday, October  24th from 7:00PM-11:00PM

    Hosted by Schmitt Real Estate, be sure to participate in this fundraiser to help benefit the Susan Lucianna Breast Cancer Foundation. The event will be held at Waterside Catering {7800 B River Road, North Bergen}. Get more information here.

    Breast Cancer Awareness Brunch — Sunday, October 27th from 11:00AM-2:00PM

    Join the Hudson Regional Hospital {55 Meadowlands Parkway, Secaucus} for a special breast cancer awareness brunch where brunch-goers can participate in a series of discussions surrounding breast cancer. Get more information about this event here.

    We’ll be adding more events as they pop-up, too! If you have an event that you’d like to include, email arielle@hobokengirl.com


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    Arielle is a born-and-bred Jersey girl and like a true NJ native, half her diet consists of bagels and the other half pizza. As a graduate of both American University and City, University of London, she’s been a passionate writer ever since she wrote her first “book” in the first grade. When she’s not furiously typing away at her keyboard, she spends her time ticking places off of her “to travel to” list, trying any and all new foods, and trying to stop herself from spending too much money at Zara.