• 11 Things To Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {March 29-April 1, 2018}

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    Happy Thursday — it’s WAY overdue. We’ve got a wave of exciting events happening around Hudson County this weekend including a self-defense class, cocktails at The W Hotel, a NJ Foodie Fest, and plenty of Easter brunching and egg hunts for the kids. Here are 11 things to do this weekend in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend. 

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    *Upcoming Featured Events*

    Dwight Englewood School Admissions Event:

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    Dwight-Englewood School invites you to join them for their Admissions Preview Events for the 2019-2020 academic school year. Open Doors are for Preschool (age 3) to Grade 8 and Campus Tours are for Grades 9-11. All events are designed to introduce prospective families to the Dwight-Englewood School curriculum, culture and community and offer an opportunity to learn more about the school’s offerings. Dwight-Englewood is an independent private school that is situated on a sprawling 40+ acre campus in Englewood NJ, only minutes from the GW Bridge. Bus service from Hoboken is available. Click here for the full calendar of preview events.

    Hoboken Wellness Crawl: Sunday, April 22nd from 11:00AM-4:00PM

    hoboken-wellness-crawl-2018-1-1024x958Spring is finally just about here — even though the weather doesn’t agree, sunshine and warmer days ahead. That’s why we’re so excited to announce the date for our annual Hoboken Wellness Crawl coming this spring and officially share that tickets are now on sale! In case you aren’t in the loop, the Hoboken Wellness Crawl is a celebration of all things wellness in Hoboken + Jersey City {aka a bar crawl without the booze + the fitness, beauty, and fun}. Each year, we line up the best local businesses to bring you a sampling of the amazing health, beauty, food, and fitness offerings in town. Get your tickets here.

    Call Me Old Fashioned at the W Hotel: Thursday, March 29th at 6:00PM

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    Head out to the W Hoboken {225 River Street} for a roaring 20’s night at The Living Room bar. Get ready to party Prohibition-style with specialty cocktails by Absolut Elyx & bites by Halifax in a speakeasy atmosphere. Get more info here.

    Women’s Self-Defense Class: Thursday, March 29th at 7:00PM

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    On honor of Women’s History Month, The Hoboken Public Library {500 Park Avenue} is hosting a FREE self-defense class for the public. There are only 25 spots available, so make sure to get there ASAP. Get more details here.

    Vigil | Photography by Joe Velez: Friday, March 30th at 7:00PM

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    Head out to 389 Washington Blvd for Photographer Joe Velez’s exhibit: Vigil. ‘VIGIL’ is his first exhibition of photographs since taking up the art form. It includes prints from both digital and vintage film cameras. Whereas a painting is an accumulation of the time spent creating it, a photograph depicts an instant fraction of a second. Recorded either electronically or chemically, not by hand, but by the eye itself. Get more info here.

    Second Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Tally Ho: Friday, March 30th at 9:00PM

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    Get your Easter egg festivities on early with Tally Ho’s {215 Washington Street} second annual Easter egg hunt. There will be drink specials and eggs hidden throughout the entire bar for the kids to find! Get all the info here.

    Jersey City Foodie Fest + NCAA Viewing Party: Saturday, March 31st from 5:00PM-2:00AM

    Watch the Final Four NCAA tournament at the Harborside Atrium in Jersey City on 20-foot screens and tons of great food options. The event will feature 20+ food vendors, drink specials, a full bar provided by Lutze Biergarten and games like cornhole, giant chess, beer pong, and phoseball. After the games, a DJ will be playing until 2AM to keep the party going. Your $20 ticket includes your first drinks. Click here for more info and to purchase your ticket. Plus, use Code: HOBOKENGIRL to get $5 off your ticket.

    Pint Tap Takeover in Jersey City: Saturday, March 31st 5:00PM

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    If you’re craving some tasty craft brews, join Pint {34 Wayne Street} for a killer tap takeover with our friends NJ Beer Co. More info to come, so get more beer-related updates here

    Silly on Sixth presents The Three Little Pigs and The Ugly Duckling: Saturday, March 31st at 11AM and 1PM

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    After 20+ joyful years, The Three Little Pigs &The Ugly Duckling will be Silly on Sixth’s final production. The 40-minute adapatation will take place at Hudson School Performance Space in Hoboken {601 Park Ave} and costs $10. If you have not already reserved, please reserve now to see The Three Little Pigs and The Ugly Duckling here.

    Easter Egg Hunt & Jungle Climb Open Play: Saturday, March 31st at 11AM

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    Looking for a community Easter egg hunt without the stress? Head out to 125 River Drive S for a fully planned event to keep the kiddos entertained. There will be games, snacks, and prizes. Children under 1 are $9.99 and tickets for anyone over that is $19.99 {plus tax}. Get more info here.

    Easter at Sorellina: Sunday, April 1st from 10:00AM-6:00PM

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    Celebrate Easter this year with an all-day menu at Sorellina {1036 Washington Street}, which will be a combination of Brunch, Lunch and Dinner so you can eat to your heart’s desire. Call (201) 963-3333 or email hello@sorellinahoboken.com for a reservation. Get more info here.

    Liberty House Easter: Sunday, April 1st from 11:00AM-6:00PM

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    Relax this Easter by letting Liberty House {76 Audrey Zapp Drive} take care of the dishes and the clean up. There will be an all day buffet-style lunch — it costs $58 per adult $29 per child. Call 201.395.0300 for reservations.

    Pinocchio at JCTC Kids: Through May 20th

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    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, April 2nd: Weekly Hoboken Kundalini Yoga & Meditation Class at Monroe Street Movement Space

    Tuesday, April 3rd: Tasting Tuscany at Sorellina Wine Bar

    Wednesday, April 4th: Bock Beer Night at  Blockade 

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


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    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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