42 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {August 26-30}

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With the extreme heat behind us, hanging outside is easier and much more pleasant. Don’t miss these weekend events, from all types of outdoor fun to virtual learnings and crafts, there really is something for everyone to enjoy. Walk, bike, hop in the car, or get cozy on the couch. Just don’t forget to mark your calendar! Check out this list of all the virtual and in-person events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this weekend {August 26th-30th}.

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

Featured Events

Your SafeSpace’s Grand Opening Event

September 1st, 2020 from 12:00PM -7:00PM  l  Sign Up For Your Membership Today

On September 1st from 12:00PM-7:00PM, Your SafeSpace is hosting its grand opening event at the new storefront location {86 River Street, Hoboken}. Your SafeSpace products and services are designed to offer local communities peace of mind and safety before, during, and after a disaster strikes. The catalog covers hurricanes, power outages, pandemics, and more. Inventory will be sold that will help reduce the spread of coronavirus and keep the community safe and healthy, such as masks, sanitizers, and cleaning products, but you can also find a full catalog of disaster preparedness supplies in-store. Your SafeSpace offers memberships which include unlimited storage which is useful for families who wish to stock up on essentials but without the space to do so and can enjoy discounted local delivery. Hoboken Girl readers can get 1-month of free membership and 20% off their first purchase when they mention “Hoboken Girl” until September 30th. Click here to shop, sign up for your membership,  and to learn more about Your SafeSpace.

2020 Hoboken Wellness Crawl is Going Virtual for 30 Days: Proceeds to Support Hoboken Relief Fund

September 13th-October 13th, 2020 | Ongoing

Get Tickets Here

This year, the Hoboken Wellness Crawl will look a little different as it will be a 30-Day Virtual Wellness Crawl Event. {But rest assured, the same amount of fun is guaranteed as with every previous year}. This year’s virtual event, which kicks off September 13th and will run through October 13th, will allow for online engagement with all Hudson County businesses, regardless of location, who really need exposure at this difficult time, and will let crawlers take advantage of exclusive deals and giveaways via really exciting virtual options and in-person activities at your leisure, if you’d like to participate. We have over 100+ vendors participating and can’t wait to share them all with you! Get tickets here.

In-Person Events

Two Crepes Grand Opening

Wednesday, August 26th | 4:00PM-4:30PM

Two Crepes Grand Opening is taking place on Wednesday, August 26th, 2020 at 4:00PM. The location for the Grand Opening is 276 1st St, Jersey City, NJ 07302.

Facebook Live International Cooking Class – Chinese

Wednesday, August 26th | 5:00PM-5:30PM

The Hoboken Public Library is re-booting the popular vegetarian Indian cooking with World Cuisine. Please join Neha Bhide, food scientist and blogger on how to make a meal from a different country every Wednesday. This event will be live so Neha can answer your questions and then recorded to watch at your leisure. Get more information here.

Take A Compliment: Virtual Open Mic

Wednesday, August 26th | 6:30PM-11:30PM

An effort to witness each other’s expressions and to receive praise without shuddering/dying. Five minutes for each performer unless Diana changes her mind. Join the Zoom meeting to get your slot and hang around as much as you can to watch your fellow mic’rs. Musicians, comedians, poets, conspiracy theorists…whoever! Further questions can be directed on Instagram:
@takeacomplimentJC.

The Matthew Whitaker Quartet on the Hudson

Wednesday, August 26th | 7:00PM

Free concert at Lincoln Harbor Park on the Weehawken Waterfront. Concert starts at 7:00pm. Please bring lawn chairs or blankets. Make sure to wear a mask.

Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers’ Market

Thursday, August 27th | 4:00PM-8:00PM

Farmers’ markets are a great way to get fresh produce while supporting local vendors. Stop by the Pedestrian Mall to check out this popular market. Check out all the different vendors here.

Bingo Night Bash with Jane Do

Thursday, August 27th | 5:30PM-7:30PM

Enjoy an outdoor class followed by Bingo! You will play up to five games with a variety of Jane DO prizes up for grabs. Sign up here.

PRIDE Mindful Movement with Ali hosted by Hudson Pride Center

Thursday, August 27th | 6:00PM-7:00PM

Alison will lead a class exploring breathing, stretching, and movements. Attendees are encouraged to have water and a towel readily accessible during this class. Zoom Meeting ID: 689 873 1914; Password: BUDDHA. Learn more here.

Summer Concerts + Movies in Seacaucus

Thursday, August 27th | 7:00PM

Seacaucus is hosting movies and concerts in the park. The full schedule can be accessed online here. This week you can look forward to The Original Mixed Company – Oldies & Doo-Wop Band playing live.

Dirty City Live At 902 Brewing Co.

Thursday, August 27th | 7:30PM-10:00PM

Dirty City is performing live at 902 Brewing Co. in Jersey City. The show is outdoors and socially distanced. Learn more here.

Summer Streets Continues in Hoboken

Thursday, August 27th-Sunday, August 30th | Ongoing

The following programs will take place every Thursday and Friday evening in August, from 6PM to 10PM:

      • – Summer Streets Downtown by Hoboken Terminal on Newark Street from River Street to Hudson Street, Hudson Place from Hudson Street to River Street, and both River Street and Hudson Street from Hudson Place to Newark Street; Hudson Street will be open to traffic but no parking will be permitted
      • – Summer Streets Uptown 14th Street from Bloomfield Street to Hudson Street; open to pedestrians only
      • – Slow Streets Uptown Washington Street from 11th Street to 15th Street; parking and deliveries will be permitted on Washington Street with local traffic at 5 MPH

New, on Saturdays and Sundays in August, the HBA will work with businesses to expand their outdoor capacity during each of the City’s scheduled programs and street closures:

      • – Slow Streets Downtown Washington Street from 1st Street to 7th Street from 6PM to 10PM; parking and deliveries will be permitted on Washington Street with local traffic at 5 MPH
      • – Downtown 1st Street from Washington Street to Garden Street will be open to pedestrians only from noon to 10 p.m., no parking will be permitted
      • – Downtown Waterfront on Sinatra Drive from Newark Street to 4th Street will be open to pedestrians only all day (weekdays will be closed to traffic and parking other than local deliveries at all times through October).For more information and the most up-to-date calendar of events, go to www.hobokenalliance.com

Outdoor Exercise Class with Kelly Lease

Friday, August 28th | 5:30PM-6:30PM

This class will be a low to high interval combo with an appropriate warm-up, ab work, Pilates, and some stretching, all designed in a way to have fun and relax a bit. It’s $15 for a drop-in class and all you need to bring is a mat, a mask, and a water bottle if you’d like! Sign up here.

Hudson City Rats live at Corgi Spirits

Friday, August 28th |8:00PM-10:00PM

Seating is managed with everyone’s safety in mind. Learn more here.

Uptown Farmers Market

Saturday, August 29th | 9:00AM-2:00PM

The Uptown Farmers Market is happening every Saturday under the 14th Street viaduct between Grand and Adams Streets. Stony Hill Farms will be selling their Jersey Fresh produce, Hoboken Farms and Paolo’s Kitchen’s will sell locally made eats, along with Pickle-Licious, Valley Creamery’s sheep’s milk cheese, and more.

Mini Photo Sessions at Hoboken Pier A

Saturday, August 29th | Throughout the day

Shoott.com is offering 30-minute photo sessions this Saturday at Hoboken’s Pier A. Sessions are free to book and you only pay for the photos you love at $15/each or less. Book your session here

Riverview Farmers Market

Sunday, August 30th| 10:00AM-2:00PM

Check out vendors such as Alstede Farms, Stony Hill Farms, RH Farms, JC Fish Stand, and Gourmet Fruit and Nuts at the Riverside Farmers Market this weekend. Learn more here.

Sunday Brunch w/Live Music at Hudson Table

Sunday, August 30th | 12:00PM-2:00PM

Head over to Hudson Table {located at 1403 Clinton St, Hoboken} for a family-style brunch. This meal is perfect for sharing with friends/family and will be served on the outdoor patio. There will be music by Michael Murphy for some light brunch tunes. Table selection will be first-come, first-served, and don’t forget to BYOB. Outdoor dining is also pet friendly. Learn more here.

Virtual Weekend Events in the Area

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LINKEDIN: Use It To Its Fullest Potential So You Can Reach Yours

Wednesday, August 26th | 6:30PM-7:30PM

These days, LinkedIn has made cover letters almost obsolete and caused resumes to play second fiddle. If you’re still using these – and not LinkedIn – you’ve fallen behind your peers. This is the class to get you social media savvy, so you can get the job of your dreams and more money in your pocket. Coach and Motivational Speaker Russ Terry has built a consistent 6-figure business, and more than half of that revenue comes directly from LinkedIn! If you’re an entrepreneur who wants to generate more income, we check out this informative webinar. Sign up here.

Mile Square Theatre Launches “Community Resilience” Programming with a Panel discussion on Women’s Suffrage

Wednesday, August 26th | 7:00PM

For our its first Community Resilience event, Mile Square Theatre is hosting a panel discussion celebrating the centennial of women’s suffrage in the United States. It took 72 years of fighting to pass the 19th Amendment guaranteeing and protecting women’s constitutional right to vote. The passage marked the “largest expansion of democracy in the history of our country,” according to The American Bar Association. The panel will discuss the historical context of the struggle to attain women’s suffrage within the current context of concern about voter suppression, democracy, and social justice as exemplified by the Black Lives Matter movement. Get tickets here.

Tour of the September Sky – Live with LSC

Thursday, August 27th | 1:00PM-2:00PM

Head to Liberty Science Center’s Facebook page and join the live presenter to learn how to find four amazing plans – Jupiter, Saturn, Venus, and Mars – well-placed in the sky all month. Along the way, you’ll learn about the coming of the autumnal equinox and how to find fall constellations such as Perseus and Andromeda. Get more info here.

Hudson County Chapter Virtual Breakfast Meeting

Friday, August 28th | 8:30AM-10:00AM

The discussion will about the key importance of creating a marketing plan; key items to consider when developing a blueprint to follow; how a proactive strategy can lead to new opportunities. Virtual doors will open at 8:30 am (come network and have coffee). Session will begin promptly at 9:00AM. Sign up here.

Pride OUT Loud in Celebration of Pride Month: Live on Zoom

Saturday, August 29th | 7:00PM-8:00PM

Dujuana Sharese is an explosive, spoken word artist, workshop facilitator, voiceover actor, master of ceremonies, and performer who has the ability to tantalize with her comedic truth and vibrant energy. For this program, Dujuana will entertain you with the poetry and the spoken word. She will also be hosting other local performers to participate in the celebration. There will also be an opportunity for attendees to share in a “spoken word” interaction, where we will write a poem collectively, and one of her guests’ performers will read aloud the final piece. Email laura.knittel@hoboken.bccls.org for more information and the zoom link.

Winard Harper & Jeli Posse – Free Live Streaming Show

Saturday, August 29th | 8:00PM

Free live stream Jazz show from the Headroom Bar and Social. Tune in on YouTube and Facebook @RIVERVIEWJAZZ.ORG to watch.

Online Classes with Coditum

All Weekend | Ongoing

Coditum {720 Monroe Street, Hoboken} will be offering a variety of online one-on-one classes. Find out more information and sign up here

Virtual Exhibition Tours at the Hoboken Historical Museum

All Weekend | Ongoing

The Hoboken Historical Museum {1301 Hudson Street, Hoboken} will be hosting a variety of virtual exhibition tours. Get more information here.

Free Online Ivy League Courses

All Weekend | Ongoing

Enjoy a slew of online courses from a variety of Ivy League schools. Get more information here.

Kid-Focused Events

Boogie Woogie Babies Live on Facebook Hosted by Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, August 26th | 3:00PM-3:45PM

Boogie down with Tiffany Steele live on the Hoboken Public Library’s Facebook page. You and your little one are going to love this energetic and fun dance class. For questions please email Ashley.Hoffman@hoboken.bccls.org. Recommended for ages 0 – 5, no registration required.

QuarenTEEN LEGO Demo: Live on Instagram

Thursday, August 27th | 3:00PM-3:45PM

Join the Hoboken Library live on Instagram on in the teen account, @HobokenLibraryTeens. Watch live how to build advanced LEGO machines. Learn more here.

Summer Camp with My Gym Hoboken

Ongoing | 8:00AM-5:00PM

Let your child experience camp that’s packed with games, relays, puppets, gymnastics, songs, dances, storytime, music, sports, arts and crafts, and much more. Led by their caring teachers, My Gym Camp is designed to enhance physical growth and a sense of individual success. Learn more here.

Garden Street Music Dance Classes

Ongoing | Throughout the day

Join safe outdoor dance, music, and theatre classes at 1018 Washington St. Only $25 per class for kids of multiple ages. Check out the website for the schedule and email your reservation to dance@gardenstreetmusic.com.

Virtual Music Classes with Rockness Music

All Weekend | Ongoing

Enjoy a virtual music lesson with your little one with Rockness Music {multiple locations}. Get more info here.

Greater NJ/NY Events

Sweetleaf Farm at the Montclair Farmers Market

Saturday, August 29th | 8:00AM-2:00PM

The Montclair Farmers’ Market offers an array of local farmers and artisans, including fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, poultry, fish, cheeses, prepared foods, baked goods, condiments, honey, flowers, wine, pickles, and so much more. Learn more here.

Domino Park Greenmarket Hosted by Brooklyn Greenmarkets

Sunday, August 30th | 9:00AM-3:00PM

GrowNYC’s Domino Park Greenmarket is open! Find locally-grown fresh fruits, vegetables, dairy, fresh-cut flowers, and baked goods at this neighborhood farmers market. Learn more here.

Asbury Fresh 2020 Summer Market

Sunday, August 30th | 11:00AM-2:00PM

The market will allow for healthy social distancing, and proper safety precautions, while continuing the market as normally as possible. Get more information on vendors here.

Downtown Freehold Family Movie Nights

Ongoing throughout August

Starlight drive-in movies are shown weekly on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 8:30PM. Arrival begins an hour before showtime, and a $5 advance registration is required per car. Each car will receive a $5 gift certificate upon checking in to be used at a local restaurant. Learn more here.

Red Bank StreetLife Entertainment

Every Saturday in August and September

The sidewalks of Red Bank are alive with music and entertainment on Saturday nights all summer long. StreetLife performances take place at various locations throughout the business district in Red Bank, weather permitting. Get more information here.

Studio Montclair “Inside Out”

On display through August 30

Studio Montclair is activating downtown Montclair with eight exciting and thought-provoking site-specific installations in gallery display windows. Art enthusiasts can view the windows by foot or in the car, 24 hours a day, and seven days a week. Learn more here.

Six Flags Drive-Thru Safari

Ongoing

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.

Partner Happenings

Hoboken Girl Readers Get $100 at the Max Challenge Hoboken

The next 10-week challenge is starting on September 14th, 2020. Check out a free trial class on September 13th, 2020 and see why so many people have come to rely on the Max Challenge for workouts, nutrition counseling, and motivational support. Hoboken Girl readers can get $100 off the challenge, just make sure to mention “Hoboken Girl” when signing up. Get started today.

Mention “HOBOKEN GIRL” to Get 10% Off All Personal Training + Small Group Packages at The Fit Lab

The FIT Lab is dedicated to delivering tailored fitness strategies that incorporate consistent training and nutrition into a lifestyle-centered approach. This team stands apart by prioritizing sustainable results in a market overly focused on intensity and quick fixes. Mention “HOBOKEN GIRL” to get 10% off all personal training and small group packages through September 1, 2020.

Mention “Hoboken Girl” to receive a complimentary Invisalign consultation, Dental Health Scan + $1000 off your Invisalign treatment, AND the chance to win an Apple Watch at Dental Arts of Hoboken

The team at Dental Arts of Hoboken has been serving Hoboken smiles for 10+ years. The team is dedicated to providing total comfort and safety to patients. If you’ve ever thought about an Invisalign treatment now might be the perfect time, as they have an exclusive offer for our readers. Receive a complimentary Invisalign consultation, Dental Health Scan + get $1000 off your Invisalign treatment, and the chance to win an Apple Watch if you start before August 31, 2020. Call 201-795-2111 to schedule your appointment or fill out this form.

Upcoming Weekday Events

Monday, August 31st – Blood drives are back in New Jersey, and we hope you can join. In order to donate, appointments are encouraged. Walk-ins will be accepted if social distancing can be maintained. Sign up to give blood using code 10222.

Tuesday, September 1st – Join the Wellness Lab NJ for an 8:00AM morning stretch. Learn more here.

Tuesday, September 1st – Relax, unwind, and rejuvenate with a 1hour slow flow and meditation class. Sattva Yoga in partnership with Sgt. Anthony Park Neighborhood Assoc. and Healthier JC is excited to offer free yoga classes every Tuesday evening this summer

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Morgan is a career copywriter and copy editor with a background in small business marketing. Her professional work has been across many business verticals such as medical, web security, health + wellness, lifestyle, and consumer goods. She also had an original play produced at the Mile Square Theatre in Hoboken in June 2019. When not writing, she can be found in Sephora buying unnecessary amounts of makeup or teaching a yoga class at the Hudson Yoga Project. She works from her home office in Hoboken with her rescue dog Bowie.