11 Things To Do in Hoboken and Jersey City This Weekend {April 5th-8th, 2018}

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Cheers to the {almost} weekend, Hoboken and Jersey City! Let’s *hope* Monday’s snow storm was, in fact, the ultimate April Fool’s joke, and that spring is actually here {even though apparently more rain/snow is on the way…}. Spring weather or not, there are a ton of events happening this weekend that we’ve rounded up for you to enjoy. Here are 11 things to do this weekend in Hoboken and Jersey City {April 5th-8th, 2018}. Your Hoboken Girl events guide is here:

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*Upcoming Featured Events*

Jersey City Craft Brew Fest Saturday, April 21st

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On Saturday, April 21st the Jersey City Craft Brew Fest will return to the Harborside Atrium featuring styles of craft beer. The festival will be celebrated in the spirit of Oktoberfest and feature a wide variety of fermented beers and ciders, many of which are from local breweries. Tickets give guests access to beer samples throughout the event, along with entertainment, interactive games, and a variety of delicious food options that will also be available. There are two ticketed sessions for the event. The first session from 1:00PM-4:30PM and the second session runs from 6:00PM-9:30PM. Tickets are $60 for general admission or $15 for designated drivers not participating in the beer tasting. Get your tickets here. Make sure to use code HOBOKENGIRL for $15 off.

Learn Language Hoboken — Spring Schedule Exclusive Hoboken Girl Deal {through Saturday, April 7th}

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Learn Language Hoboken’s Spring Group Classes are starting next Monday, and they have extended their exclusive deal for HG readers. First-time clients can use code HOBOKENGIRL15 for $15 OFF Spring Enrollment. Enrollment is closing on Saturday, 4/7, so click here to view the schedule and click here to sign up for a class and use the code for your exclusive discount. Read more about Learn Language Hoboken here.

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

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Spring is finally here — and even though the weather doesn’t agree, sunshine and warmer days ahead. Our annual Hoboken Wellness Crawl is happening April 22nd, {rain [or snow?] or shine} and 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.

*This Weekend’s Events*

Workshop for Mothers + Mothers to Be: Thursday, April 5th 7:00PM

Dayna Kurtz, author of Mother Matters: A Practical Guide to Being a Happy, Healthy Mom, is offering a workshop for new mothers and mothers-to-be at Little City Books {100 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken}. From postpartum depression and baby blues to healing meals and postnatal exercise, Kurtz guides new and veteran mothers alike through the best practices to care for themselves while caring for their little ones. Admission is free.

Latte Art Class: Friday, April 6th 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM

If you’ve ever gotten a pretty latte and wondered “how the heck do they do that?” — you can now learn yourself. Hidden Grounds Coffee {148 1st Street, Jersey City} is hosting a Latte Art Class where you can learn all the barista tricks to make your very own gorg-looking coffee. Get more info and purchase tickets here.

Meet the Doulas Hoboken: Saturday, April 7th 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

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Calling all moms-to-be — think speed dating, but for a doula. BirthFocusNYC is coming to Hoboken {50 Harrison Street} to help families seek the support they need for their upcoming birth experience. The event is free and is held every first Saturday of each month. Register here.

Marketplace JC at Magnolia Landing Pop-Up: Saturday, April 7th 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

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Check out 20+ artisans, crafters, chefs, and vintage sellers as well as a free performance by Winard Harper and alcohol provided by PJ Ryan’s. Located at 136 Magnolia Avenue in Jersey City. Admission is free, but you must register here.

World Autism Month Open Bar Fundraiser: Saturday, April 7th 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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KFM Making a Difference and Hoboken Special Needs Parents Group are hosting an open bar in honor of Autism Awareness Month at Willie McBrides {616 Grand Street, Hoboken}. A portion of the proceeds from the event will go to provide scholarships for students with autism to attend college via the nonprofit organization, KFM Making A Difference ran by Kerry Magro, a professional speaker who is an adult on the autism spectrum. Your $50 ticket gets you a 3-hour open bar including domestic draft beer, wine, soda, house mixed drinks, and light snacks. Purchase tickets here.

Putting on the Glitz Drag Show: Saturday, April 7th 8:00 PM – 1:00 AM

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Local stylist Danielle Mullins will be hosting Antique Bar & Bakery’s Putting on the Glitz drag show featuring Gloria Swansong and Gilda Wabbit. Before the show, head to Danielle’s studio {Muneca Mullins Studios — 51 Harrison Street, Hoboken} for a pre-show party where you can get styled and photographed by Danielle, then make your way to the show at Antique Bakery {122 Willow Avenue, Hoboken}. Get more info and RSVP here.

 Yoga For Wellness: Sunday, April 8th 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

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Taught by personal trainer Pasquale Antonio, this community yoga class is to encourage health and well being {and to get out of winter hibernation}. The class will be held at the Performing Arts Workshop in Jersey City located at 196 Morgan Street. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here.

Comedy Night for Autism: Sunday, April 8th 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM

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Play4Autism is hosting a Comedy Night for Autism at Willie McBride’s {616 Grand Street, Hoboken} to spread awareness and laughter. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here — 100% of the proceeds will benefit Play4Autism and their Kidz into Action programs.

*Kid-Friendly Weekend Events*

Petting Zoo and Easter Egg Hunt: Saturday, April 7th 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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Kids and enjoy an easter egg hunt, bunny meet-and-greet, crafts, photo booths, a magic show, face painting, balloon sculpting, petting zoo, and pony rides. Get more info and purchase your $3 ticket here.

Children Theater Classes at Hudson County Community College: Saturday, April 7th, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

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In this 60-minute workshop, children bring stories to life through creative movement, acting, and music. The children will develop their creativity and artistic skills by making puppets or crafts that pertain to the story for their performance. This workshop is for children ages 3 to 6. Find more info and purchase tickets here.

Family Funday: WonderSpark Puppets: Saturday, April 7th 1:00PM-2:00PM

Join WonderSpark Puppets at Hoboken Public Library {500 Park Avenue, Hoboken} for a puppet show filled with memorable characters and silly songs. The event is free and is for all ages.

Upcoming weekday events:

Monday, April 9th: Chez Minou – Live Music After Work at Issyra Gallery {300 Observer Highway, Hoboken}

Monday, April 9th: Jersey City 1st Time Buyer Seminar at Cast Iron Lofts {300 Coles Street, Jersey City} Register here.

Wednesday, April 11th: Digital Marketing Makeover at Mission50 Coworking & Office Space {50 Harrison Street, Hoboken} Get tickets here.

Wednesday, April 11th: Chef’s Counter Tasting with Chef Pino at Anthony David’s {953 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken}

Thursday, April 12th: Kidville KVU and Summer Camp Open House {1202 Shipyard Lane, Hoboken} Register here.

 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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Briana is a born-and-raised Hoboken Girl who embraces both the new and old aspects of the Mile Square. She’s a freelance writer, works in social media, and more importantly (but not really) — a cat lover and total foodie. When she’s not working, she can be found convincing herself to buy something at Sephora or Target, eating mussels with her fiancé at Leo’s, or planning her next Disney vacation.


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