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44 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {Oct 14-Oct 18}

by Katie Chrepta
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As the week comes to an end, get ready for the weekend with all of these great events! From the comfort of your home or going out and about, here is everything you need to make the most out of your weekend. Check out this list of all the virtual and in-person events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this weekend {October 14th-18th}.

Disclaimer: Events are subject to change. For the most up-to-date info, please contact the host directly.

Featured Events

Lightbridge Academy of Hoboken Willow Ave’s Open Enrollment

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Lightbridge Academy of Hoboken Willow Ave {1414 Willow Avenue, Hoboken} is now enrolling their infant, toddler, and preschool program and currently offering virtual tours of their brand new center. Lightbridge Academy not only offers a vigorous curriculum-based educational program but enhanced health and safety procedures with The Lightbridge Promise,  featuring the most advanced 3-in-1 air purification and filtration system, the MircroCon 600. Not to mention, it’s own private, outdoor playground on the premise AND $500 off the first month’s tuition. Make sure you let them know Hoboken Girl sent you!

Call 201-771-2036 or click here to set up a tour and learn more about Lightbridge Academy of Hoboken Willow Ave. 

Dr. Park Avenue’s Fall Promotion for Hair Removal 


Dr. Park Avenue {80 River Street Suite 4A, Hoboken} is now holding their fall special of hair removal session packages. Dr. Park Avenue uses a Cutera Coolglide ND YAG Laser that not only does hair removal, but a total facial rejuvenation, vein removal, and skin resurfacing. They are featuring their 6 session package for the fall but offering a special opportunity for Hoboken Girl readers. The first 100 Hoboken Girl readers who book will receive any small area package for free with a purchase of one 6 session package until October 31st. 

Call 201-942-9292 or click here to set up an appointment and learn more about Dr. Park Avenue.

Hamilton Cove’s Up to 5 Months Free Rent Promotion

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Hamilton Cove {800 Harbor Boulevard, Weehawken} is now leasing studio and 1-3 bedroom coveted waterfront apartments. This pet-friendly apartment community features resort-inspired amenities such as a two-story state-of-the-art fitness center, two pools, a sports simulator, an indoor theater + many more. Plus, they are currently offering up to 5 months free rent AND up to 3 months free admin fees. Call and ask about their additional parking incentives when you mention “Hoboken Girl”.

Call 201-636-0800 or click here to apply today and learn more about Hamilton Cove. 

La Isla {Uptown} Restaurant’s New Hours and Brunch Menu


Brunch aficionados, rejoice! La Isla’s uptown restaurant {25 12th Street, Hoboken} is now serving brunch on Saturday and Sunday. From 10AM to 3PM every weekend, you can now enjoy $5 cocktails and amazing brunch dishes such as their classic La Isla Huevos Rancheros and Omar’s stuffed french toast, as well as their new menu, focused on healthy dishes such as the delicious Chino Latino Salad. La Isla is now serving lunch and dinner on Tuesday through Friday from 11AM -9PM, brunch on Saturday and Sunday from 10AM-3PM and dinner 4PM-9PM, and will be closed on Mondays.

Click here to check out their new brunch menu + learn more about La Isla Restaurant. 

Hoboken Girl Hard Seltzer With 902 Brewing Co.


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The Hoboken Girl team is very excited to announce a collaboration with 902 Brewing Co. on the world premiere of our very own, Hoboken Girl Hard Seltzers. This October we’re starting with our first flavor — Blood Orange — in time for the fall season, with everything created and produced locally in Jersey City and Hoboken.

Click here to learn more about the new Hoboken Girl Hard Seltzer.

Hoboken Girl #FallinLoveWithHoboken Photo Contest

All October

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Post your best photos on Instagram around Hoboken or Jersey City, tag @thehobokengirl and use the hashtag #FallinLoveWithHoboken to enter the 6th annual photo challenge.

Click here to learn more about the #FallinLoveWithHoboken Photo Contest.

In-Person Events

Period Poverty Drive

All October

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Help end period poverty by donating period products for Hudson Residents. The items needed are pads {all sizes}, tampons {all sizes}, panty liners, individually wrapped feminine wipes, and personal heating/menstruation pain relief pads or patches. All items must be in new boxes/ packaging. For drop-off locations and times click here.

902 Brewing Co. Latino Celebration

Thursday, October 15th| 3:00PM-10:00PM

Join 902 Brewing Company for food trucks {all day} and grupo mambo swing live music {starting at 7PM}. Learn more here.

&Pizza Opening

Thursday, October 15th| All-day

&Pizza has just opened a new location in Jersey City. Check out the new place and enjoy great food this weekend. Learn more about &Pizza here.

Carpool Cinema

Friday and Saturday, October 16th and 17th| 8:00PM

Movies will be screened at a temporary pop-up Movie Cinema in the New Jersey City University’s parking lot #7. Movies include “Claudine,” {rated PG}, on Oct. 16 and “Love Jones,” {rated R}, on Oct. 17. Read more here.

Zumba at Audubon Park

Saturday, October 17th | 8:00AM-9:00AM

Join the Philippine American Friendship Community in partnership with Jersey City Parks Coalition for outdoor Zumba in Audubon Park. RSVP here.

Kayak for a Cause

Saturday, October 17th| 10:00AM-6:00PM

Team Wilderness is teaming up with Resilience Paddle Sports to host Kayak for a Cause! On this day Resilience Paddle Sports will be donating 50% of all proceeds raised through the purchase of a Team Wilderness Kayak for a Cause ticket. Get your ticket here.

902 Brewing Co. Family Fall Fest

Saturday, October 17th| 12:00PM-6:00PM

Join 902 Brewing Company for good beer, fun games, food trucks, and live music for the whole family. Learn more here.


Sunday, October 18th| 3:00PM-6:00PM

Join Mana Contemporary in Jersey City for the opening reception of Transatlantico, presented in partnership with Palazzo Monti, and curated by Edoardo Monti. RSVP here.

Namaste and Macrame workshop

Saturday, October 17th| 12:00PM-1:30PM

Join Julianne DePol and Lexi Spoden for an afternoon of meditation, community, and fun at Asana Soul Practice. Secure your spot here.

Let’s Social Distance Together

Saturday, October 17th| 3:00PM-6:00PM

Go to Mana Contemporary’s outdoor grounds and participate in fun social-distanced activities including face mask decorating. Learn more here.

Fall Bird Walk

Saturday, October 17th| 10:00AM-11:30AM

Participate in a nature bird walk in Liberty State Park for the whole family. Find out more here.

The Hoboken Flea

Saturday, October 17th| 11:00AM-8:00PM

The Hoboken Flea, a month-long pop-up market featuring local artists and small business owners. Vendors will be selling vintage clothing, art, plants, candles, and more. Read more here.

The Lori Sorrentio Hennessey Scholarship Fundraiser

Saturday, October 17th | 3:30PM

Go to O’leary’s Publik House in honor of Lori Sorrentio Hennessey for appetizers and drinks. Help Lori’s legacy in education can live on, and raise money to honor a well-deserving student with a scholarship in Lori’s name. For more information contact ellenanncreations@gmail.com. 

Tea Room

Sunday, October 18th| All-day

BattleCat Espresso Bar of 1426 Willow Ave, Hoboken will be serving a selection of teas, sandwiches, and cakes this Sunday. Make a reservation here.

Virtual Events

Have a virtual event you want to share? Submit it here

Hoboken Girl Photo Challenge

All October

Post your best photos on Instagram around Hoboken or Jersey City, tag @thehobokengirl and use the hashtag #FallinLoveWithHoboken to enter the 6th annual photo challenge. Read more about what to do here.

Virtual Book Drive

All Weekend

Participate in a virtual book drive for Cardiac NICU babies. Bright & Baby hosts a Baby Book Club to encourage families to read to their babies during their stay in the hospital. Reading creates opportunities for families to bond with their baby, provides necessary language nutrition the babies might miss out on, and is shown to reduce postoperative pain. The amazon wishlist is attached here.

Virtual Game Night

All Weekend | 7:00PM-10:00PM

Get ready for Let’s Roam’s Virtual Game Night including trivia, charades, and drawing over video. Sign up here.

Online Art Gallery

All Weekend

Hoboken Arts offers an online art gallery to enjoy all weekend. Cuddle up on the couch and view some amazing artists. View here.

Professional Career Session

Thursday, October 15th | 1:00PM-2:00PM

Join Kimberly Bueno- Schonig on reaching out to recruiters or employers, and creating a professional portfolio. Those who tune in LIVE will get the chance to ask their professional development and career concerning questions. Join the Series here.

The Tempest

Thursday, October 15th | 7:00PM

Jersey City’s Premier Classical Theater Company presents Shakespeare’s The Tempest on Thursday evenings in October. Tune in here.

WomenRising’s Celebration of Service

Thursday, October 15th | 7:00PM

Your support will ensure WomenRising is able to continue offering our services throughout the remainder of 2020 into the years that follow. Learn more about the celebration here.

Voices International Theatre Festival

Friday, October 16th| 10:00AM

Jersey City Theater Center presents the 2nd annual Voices International Theatre Festival premiering “Shoes and Coups” live on zoom. Learn more here.

Writing for Wellness

Friday, October 16th | 1:00PM-2:30PM

Join the Hoboken Public Library and their social work professional Olivia with writing sessions that will cover positive coping skills, self-care journaling, reflection activities, and more. Sign up here.

Drag Bingo

Friday, October 16th | 8:00PM-9:00PM

Queen Vanity Ray will host four rounds of bingo on Zoom from 8 to 9 p.m. Winners of each round get a prize, while the winner of the final round wins a cash prize. Read more here.

The Hudson School Virtual Open House

Saturday October 17th | 10:00AM-12:00PM

Join The Hudson School on Zoom for a live panel Q&A on Saturday, October 17 with current students, parents, and teachers. Register here.

Kid-Focused Events

Toddler Story Time

Thursday, October 15th | 11:00AM-11:30AM

Join the Hoboken Library for toddler story time, live on Zoom. Register here.

Cartoon Animation Workshop for Teens

Thursday, October 15th | 4:00PM-5:00PM

Join the Hoboken Public Library for a series of workshops exploring some of Disney’s 12 principles of animation. Sign up here.

Baby Signs Class

Friday, October 16th | 12:00PM-1:00PM

Learn new songs and sing your favorites as you learn signs from ASL to support language development, self-expression, and bilingualism. Sign up here.

LEGO Block Party

Friday, October 16th | 3:30PM-4:30PM

Join the Hoboken Public Library and Mr. Adam on Zoom to show your amazing LEGO building techniques. Learn more here.

Beauty Tips for Teens

Saturday, October 17th | 1:00PM-2:00PM

Join Beauty Guru Tarisha for a live beauty workshop for teens where she is going to talk about skincare and makeup. Sign up here.

Puppetonia Show

Puppetonia Show

Saturday, October 17th | 10:00AM

Puppetonia is hosting a live performance for young kids at Symposia Bookstore, 510 Washington Street, Hoboken. Bring the following musical instruments/props if you want to use our own, a small parachute or any colorful fabric, shakers, and a small ball. The fee is $18 and a reservation is required. The payment is required on Venmo at @Puppetonia-Shows or at www.puppetonia.com. Cash on site is accepted provided there are still spots available. There will be a maximum of six children and six caregivers.

Greater NJ/NY Events

Six Flags Drive-Thru Safari


Visitors can explore the most interesting and exotic creatures at a 350-acre preserve in Jackson. The journey, which takes approximately 1.5 hours to 3 hours to experience, is completed in your own vehicle; tickets start as low as $19.99 per person. Get your tickets here.

Woodbridge Fall Food Truck & Music Bash

Saturday, October 17th | 11:00AM-6:30PM

Up to 20 gourmet food trucks, Live Music from 2 bands, vendors, beer, margarita & sangria garden, kid activities including pony rides airbrush & glitter tattoos on the arms & legs, inflatables, games, sand art, spin art, & so much more in Woodbridge, NJ. Read more here.

Sea Girt 5K Run

Saturday, October 17th | 8:30AM-11:15AM

Computer chip timed with staggered start times for distancing. 29th Annual race to benefit Sea Girt Recreation and Fulfill Food Bank. Learn more here.

Decker Farm Pumpkin Picking

Saturday, October 17th | 11:00AM-5:00PM

Pumpkin Picking at Historic Richmond Town’s Decker Farm in Staten Island, New York returns with all of your favorite autumnal activities. Read more here.

Bradley Beach Fall Festival

Sunday, October 18th | 11:00AM

Celebrate Fall with crafters and vendors, live music, and a Scarecrow building station in Bradley Beach. Learn more here.

Partner Happenings

RiverTrace at Port Imperial Waives Amenity Fee When Mentioning Hoboken Girl

RiverTrace at Port Imperial in West New York, New Jersey – a luxury rental building that is currently leasing studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments. The apartments and amenities create a lifestyle environment that meets even the highest standards of living. Hoboken Girl readers who move into RiverTrace can enjoy waived amenity fees when mentioning ‘Hoboken Girl’. Set up a tour here.

University Reproductive Associates Offers a Complimentary Consultation for New Patients

At University Reproductive Associates {URA}, the board-certified OB/GYN and fertility specialist team listen to each patient to provide a completely customized treatment approach with the goal of helping patients in their efforts to become a family. URA is offering new patients a complimentary telemedicine fertility consultation for patients who are not covered by insurance. Make sure you tell them Hoboken Girl sent you. Book your consultation here.

Hudson Family Chiropractic

Hudson Family Chiropractic, Physical Therapy, & Acupuncture is a leading provider for all chiropractic and physical therapy needs. They have a state-of-the-art facility that’s conveniently located in downtown Hoboken, just two blocks from the PATH train. They are a family-owned practice utilizing the latest technology, equipment, and treatment therapies to treat patients. Mention Hoboken Girl to receive a free consultation for pelvic floor physical therapy with Suzanne. Email drcoffey.hfcpt@gmail.com or visit their website to book a consultation.

Upcoming Weekday Events

Sunset Dinners at Antique Loft

Wednesday, October 21st | 6:00 PM

Enjoy dinner on the terrace of Antique Loft, 33 Newark Street, and watch the sunset along with taking in the great views Hoboken has to offer. Make a reservation here.

Urban Souls Breath Work Meditation

Tuesday, October 20th | 7:00PM-8:15PM

Learn how to use breathwork as an active meditation tool—benefitting your mental, emotional and physical states. Sign up here.

Urban Souls Namaste & Rose

Wednesday, October 21st | 6:30PM

Join Urban Souls for a very special outdoor yoga class and event to benefit TRUE Mentors, a local non-profit organization that sponsors Hoboken’s only one-on-one mentorship program. Sign up here.

Pavana Yoga Classes

Monday, October 19th | 5:00PM-6:00PM

Learn the foundations of yoga in a comfortable and welcoming beginner environment both in-person and online. Reserve your spot here.

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