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87 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | Feb 17-20

by Samantha Impaglia
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Now that last week’s busy schedule is over, more new events have popped up to fill this chilly weekend coming up. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with dance classes, comedy nights, a Gin making class, and more. Check out this list of all the events happening this weekend, February 17th – 20th.

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

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Pilsener Haus’ #TWOSDAY Event

Tuesday, February 22nd | 4PM – 1PM | LEARN MORE

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Pilsener Haus & Biergarten, located at 1422 Grand Street in Hoboken is hosting a special #TWOSDAY event this Tuesday, February 22nd from 4:00PM-10:00PM. The one-day event will include $2 food, beer, and shot specials. Not to mention, all draft beers will be buy one, get one free. Make sure you let them know Hoboken Girl sent you.

Click here to learn more about the #TWOSDAY event and Pilsener Haus & Biergarten.

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Bluthner School of Music’s Concert Series

Saturday, March 5th at 5:00PM | BUY TICKETS

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Bluthner School of Music is hosting a concert series for the community at the Community Church of Hoboken, located at 600 Garden Street in Hoboken on Saturday, March 5th at 5PM. The school offers a comprehensive music program for students of all ages and levels with classes taught by classically-trained, professional artists on Blüthner pianos and other instruments. The upcoming concert series will feature Gleb Ivanov playing the piano and Naren Arutynian playing the clarinet with tickets at just $40 per person. Tickets can be purchased via Venmo @ekaterina-Terentyeva or Zelle via ekaterina.tg@gmail.com. Please note, capacity is limited to 50 people with Covid-19 protocols observed for the event.

Call 201-918-8392 or Venmo @katerina-terentyeva to buy tickets to the concert series and click here to learn more about Bluthner School of Music.

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Hoboken Girl’s 2nd Annual Puppy Photo Bowl Contest

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Over the last five days, the Top 9 Finalists for our 2nd Annual Hoboken Girl Puppy Bowl were voted on, and the people and pups have spoken. Head to HobokenGirl.com to meet Tugg, a Hoboken dog that’s our winner of some fantastic local pup prizes!

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International Comedy Open-Mic Presented by Henry Cruz

Thursday, February 17th | 12PM – 1:45PM

International House of Comedy Host + Comedian Henry Cruz hosts funny people online. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.

Makeup Class With Miss Tarisha

Thursday, February 17th | 3PM – 4PM

Learn how to apply makeup with this self-taught makeup artist. This is a virtual event hosted by the Hoboken Public Library. Learn more here


The 27th Annual Oratory Contest in Honor of Black History Month

Thursday, February 17th | 3:30PM – 6PM

This event will be held at 280 Grove Street, Second Floor, in Jersey City. Learn more here


HDSID Presents Winter Farmers Market

Thursday, February 17th | 4PM – 6PM

Get ready to shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, and goodies from local vendors at the winter market of 2022. This market will be located at Grove Street Path Plaza in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Mix + Sip Thursdays at W Hotel Gallery

Thursday, February 17th | 6PM – 8PM

Enjoy acoustic sets by local musicians while browsing artwork by Ricardo Roig at 225 River Street in Hoboken. RSVP required. Learn more here. 


Spotlight on the Community at Jersey City Free Public Library

Thursday, February 17th | 6PM – 7PM

Discuss the history and research of Jersey City’s African Burial Ground and the Mary McLeod Bethune Center. This is a virtual event. Learn more here. 


Dinner at Elysian Cafe

Thursday, February 17th | 7PM – 8PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 1001 Washington Street in Hoboken. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Trivia Night at Corgi Spirits

Thursday, February 17th | 7PM – 9:30PM

This event will be held at 1 Distillery Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Hoboken Talks Hosted By Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, February 17th | 7PM – 8PM

Stuart Chirichella is interviewed by Museum Director Bob Foster. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Trivia Thursdays at House of ‘Que

Thursday, February 17th | 7PM – 9:30PM

This event will be held at 340 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Reservations are recommended. Learn more here.


Serve at The Sharing Place

Thursday, February 17th | 7PM – 9:30PM

Participate in monthly food distribution with Downtown Community Church at 440 Hoboken Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Hoboken Rockshow at Finnegans Pub

Thursday, February 17th | 8PM – 10PM

This event will be held at 734 Willow Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here

Bluegrass Night Featuring Sean Kiely at Fox + Crow

Thursday, February 17th | 8PM – 10PM

This event will be held at 594 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here

Girl Scout Cookie Fundraiser

Ongoing

This Girl Scout hopes to collect 400 donated boxes so she can give them to the Hoboken Food Pantry for its next distribution. This is an online event. Learn more here.


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Minecraft: The Exhibition at Liberty Science Center

Friday, February 18th | 10AM – 4PM
This is a 6,000 square foot multimedia experience designed for players and non-players of all ages. This event will be held at 222 Jersey City Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here

Grand Opening of Artichoke Basille’s Jersey City Location

Friday, February 18th, 12PM – 12AM

This event will be held at 246 Bay Street in Jersey City. Learn more here


Livingston Scholastic Chess Club

Friday, February 18th | 4PM – 5PM
This introductory and intermediate chess program is used to challenge and promote mental alertness. This is a virtual event. Learn more here

Country Night at House of ‘Que

Friday, February 18th | 7PM – 12AM

Groove to country music by DJ Big Country all night long at 340 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event

Friday, February 18th | 7PM – 10PM

Madd Hatter is back with the annual Dueling Pianos event. This event will be held at 221 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Comedy at the Concourse

Friday, February 18th | 7PM – 9:30PM

This event will be held at JSQ Lounge, 50 Journal Square Plaza in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Friday Night Salsa at Jersey City Ballroom

Friday, February 18th | 7:45PM – 8:30PM

This class runs through March 11th, and will be held at 189 Brunswick Street, 3rd Floor, in Jersey City. Learn more here.


The Body as an Archive at SMUSH Gallery

Friday, February 18th | 8PM

This is a visual art and performance project devoted to the unique ability of our bodies to store memories, emotions, and experiences. This event will be held at 340 Summit Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Live Music With Tim Daily at 902 Brewing

Friday, February 18th | 9PM – 12AM

This event will be held at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Changing Lanes at Willie McBrides

Friday, February 18th | 11PM

This band will be performing at 616 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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Coffee at The Roost Output

Saturday, February 19th | 11AM – 12PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 55 1st Street in Hoboken. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Gin Making Class at Corgi Spirits

Saturday, February 19th | 12:30PM – 3:30PM

The class is three hours and includes the price of two cocktails along with the bottle of your own hand-crafted gin. Registration is required. This event will be held at 1 Distillery Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Frank Hanavan, Maritime Artist-in-Residence at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Saturday, February 19th | 12:30PM – 3:30PM

Classes in knot-tying, ship model building, and the creation of hand-stitched sailcloth bags. This event will be held at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here


Musical Cooking Class by One Great Vegan

Saturday, February 19th | 2PM – 3PM

The Singing Chef Gabrielle Reyes is conducting a live-streaming Musical Cooking Class where she will teach participants how to make some colorful and flavor-tastic treats from the comfort of their kitchens! This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Celebrating Black History Month with “Poetry + Pitch” Hosted by Hoboken Public Library

Saturday, February 19th | 2PM – 3:30PM

Award-winning poet and performance artist Robert Anthony Gibbons will be reading some of his original poems as well as some by famous African American poets. This event will be held at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.  


Livingston Scholastic Chess Club

Saturday, February 19th | 3PM – 4PM
This introductory and intermediate chess program is used to challenge and promote mental alertness. This is a virtual event. Learn more here

Comedy at the Concourse

Saturday, February 19th | 7PM – 9:30PM

This event will be held at JSQ Lounge, 50 Journal Square Plaza in Jersey City. Learn more here.


The Body as an Archive at SMUSH Gallery

Saturday, February 19th | 8PM

This is a visual art and performance project devoted to the unique ability of our bodies to store memories, emotions, and experiences. This event will be held at 340 Summit Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Dueling Pianos Show at House of ‘Que

Saturday, February 19th | 8PM – 11PM

This event will be held at 340 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Reservations are required. Learn more here.


4th Street NiteOwls at Fox + Crow

Saturday, February 19th | 8PM – 10PM

This event will be held at 594 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.   

Live Music With Bad Habit at 902 Brewing

Saturday, February 19th | 9PM – 12AM

This event will be held at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Evolution X at Willie McBrides

Saturday, February 19th | 11PM

This band will be performing at 616 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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The Joke Feedback Presented by Henry Cruz

Sunday, February 20th | 9:30AM – 12PM

International House of Comedy Host + Comedian Henry Cruz hosts funny people online looking to give and get feedback from fellow comics. Learn more here.

Tai Chi Sundays

Sunday, February 20th | 11AM

A seasonal Tai Chi training series that promotes balance, calmness, and mental focus. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Brunch at Latham House

Sunday, February 20th | 12PM – 1PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 299 Marin Boulevard in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Events at 902 Brewing

Sunday, February 20th

There will be a President’s Day Bash and Beer Fest with live music, as well as performances by Leah Harris, Rory D’Lasnow, and Mike Buscio at 902 Brewing on Sunday, all held at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here


The Decibel Magazine Tour

Sunday, February 20th | 7PM

This will be held at White Eagle Hall,  337 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Ice Skating at Newport Skates

Ongoing

Jersey City’s only outdoor ice skating rink is open for the season. Enjoy views of the New York City skyline while zipping around the rink at 95 River Drive S in Jersey City. Learn more here


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Toddler Story Time organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, February 17th | 10:30AM – 11AM

This storytime will be geared toward toddlers, with books, songs, and dancing, and held at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Baby Story Time organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, February 17th | 12PM – 12:30PM

This storytime will be geared towards babies, with board books, finger play rhymes, and lapsit songs, and held at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Move N’ Groove Story Time organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, February 17th | 4PM – 4:30PM

This virtual storytime will be geared toward toddlers, with books, songs, and dancing. Learn more here.


Friday Storytime at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Friday, February 18th | 10:30AM – 11AM

Museum staff and other guest readers share stories, rhymes, and sing-alongs with children ages 2 to 5 years. This event will be held at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Lego Block Party

Friday, February 18th | 3:30PM – 4:30PM

Each Block Party will feature 30 minutes of free build followed by 30 minutes of presentations. This virtual event is hosted by the Hoboken Public Library. Learn more here


Black History Month Picture Book Recommendations

Sunday, February 20th | All day

Pick up picture books for your little reader at the Hoboken Public Library, 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


X-treme LEGO Demo organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Monday, February 21st | All day

Join Mr. Adam live on Instagram as he builds advanced LEGO machines to kick off Leap Into Science Week. Learn more here.


Sing, Play, and Learn Story Hour by the Jersey City Free Public Library

Monday, February 21st | 10AM – 11AM

A virtual sing-along story hour for children that teaches social skills and literacy. Learn more here.


Storytime Presented by the Children’s Services Team

Monday, February 21st | 4PM – 4:30PM

Jersey City Free Public Library’s Children Services Team presents special storytime, dance, and singing sessions. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Yoga Story Time en Espanol at Jersey City Free Public Library

Wednesday, February 23rd | 10AM – 11AM

Join Mariah Sade Ralph for a physical activity featuring an English and Spanish language immersion and yoga instruction by Zapotec actor and director Liliane Wolf. This is a virtual event. Learn more here


Light + Shadow organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, February 23rd | 10:30AM – 11AM

A science-based storytime and exploration for children ages 2-5 years as a part of Leap Into Science Week. Learn more here.


Writing Workshop with Mr. Mike organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, February 23rd | 4PM – 5PM

Children grades 3-5 will learn the basic elements of story creation at this virtual event. Learn more here.


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Light (+ Sound) Reception at SOPAC

Thursday, February 17th | 5PM – 8PM

A reception for the latest exhibition in The Herb + Milly Iris Gallery. This event will be held at One SOPAC Way in South Orange. Learn more here.


Celebrate Mardi Gras with Marcia Ball at SOPAC

Thursday, February 17th | 8PM

This pianist and songwriter plays Rhythm and Blues. This event will be held at One SOPAC Way in South Orange. Learn more here.


Showings at The Clairidge

Friday, February 18th + Sunday, February 20th 

Films like Fabian: Going to the Dogs, Why is We Americans?, The Worst Person in the World, and Playground are opening on Friday, and Maurice Hines: Bring Them Back will be shown on Sunday only. Learn more here.


Escape Room in Manhattan

Friday, February 18th | 7PM – 8PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at Escape The Room NYC, 24 West 25th Street, 8th Floor, in New York City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


New Jersey Symphony: Karen Gomyo Plays Mozart at NJPAC

Friday, February 18th | 8PM

See a variety of talented musicians play Mozart’s Third Violin Concerto and more. This event will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here


“The Lonely Road” Multimedia Storytelling Adventure

Friday, February 18th | 8:15PM

A story about a heartbroken, unemployed young filmmaker sets out on a solo journey across post 9/11 America. This event will be held at The Kraine Theater, 85 East 4th Street in New York City. Learn more here


Distillery Tour + Tasting in Newark

Saturday, February 19th | 6PM & 7:30PM

A history and technique-filled tour followed by cocktails at All Points West Distillery located at 73 Tichenor Street in Newark. Learn more here.


General Trivia at Slattery’s Midtown Pub

Wednesday, February 23rd | 7PM – 8PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 8 East 36th Street in New York City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Bumper Cars on Ice

Ongoing

Bump, slide, and spin on The Rink at Bryant Park at 5th Avenue in New York City. This event runs until March 6th. Learn more here.


Photoshoots at The Floral Escape

Ongoing

The Floral Wonderland is an interactive exhibition designed for photoshoots, video shoots, and capturing every memorable moment while immersed in florals. The Floral Escape is located at One Garden State Plaza in Paramus. Learn more here.


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Presidents Day Wreath laying at The Apple Tree House

Monday, February 21st | 11AM – 12:30PM

This event will be held at 298 Academy Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Japanese Vegetable Pancakes International Cooking Workshop

Monday, February 21st | 6PM – 6:30PM

This event is hosted by the Hoboken Public Library and will be held on Facebook Live. Learn more here.


Heart-Shaped Perforated Paper Streamer Workshop with Lauren Altman on Facebook Live

Tuesday, February 22nd | 10:30AM – 11AM

This virtual event is hosted by the Hoboken Public Library. Learn more here


Pride Time: Beyond the Sticker

Tuesday, February 22nd | 1PM

This virtual event is hosted by New Jersey City University. Learn more here


Puzzle Tournament in the Teen Zone

Tuesday, February 22nd | 3PM – 5PM

This event is hosted by the Hoboken Public Library and will be held at 256 5th Street in Hoboken. Learn more here


Dinner at Uncle Momo

Tuesday, February 22nd | 7PM – 8PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 289 Grove Street in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Yoga With Meghan at 902 Brewing

Tuesday, February 22nd | 7PM – 8PM

This event will be held at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Sound Bath Energy Healing at Urban Souls Yoga Studio

Tuesday, February 22nd | 7:30PM – 9PM

The Sound Bath experience targets the physical, emotional, mental, energetic, and spiritual components of the mind-body connection. This event will be held at 100 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here


Black History Month Artist Celebration: Elias Sime

Wednesday, February 23rd | 10AM – 12PM

Dive into the visually rich and exciting world of the new, up-and-coming Black artists of the 21st Century. This is a virtual event hosted by the Hoboken Public Library. Learn more here


The Portrait Tells a Story: Lloyd Patterson in Soviet Russia

Wednesday, February 23rd | 12PM – 1PM

This virtual event is held by the Museum of Russian Art in conjunction with an exhibit. Learn more here


Pokemon Teen Trivia organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, February 23rd | 3:30PM – 4:30PM

Test your Pokemon knowledge at this virtual event. Learn more here.


“What’s New” Book Discussion organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, February 23rd | 6PM – 7:15PM

This group discusses a new recent release each month. Learn more here.


Social Chess Night at Play! Hoboken

Wednesday, February 23rd | 6:30PM

Relax, make friends, and play chess. This event is BYOB and for people 18 and up. No RSVP is required. This event will be held at 1012 Grand Street, 3rd Floor, in Hoboken. Learn more here.


The Joke Feedback Presented by Henry Cruz

Wednesday, February 23rd | 3:30PM – 6PM

International House of Comedy Host + Comedian Henry Cruz hosts funny people online looking to give and get feedback from fellow comics. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.

The Office Trivia at Black Bear

Wednesday, February 23rd | 8PM – 9PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 205 Washington Street in Hoboken. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Mike Buscio at 902 Brewing

Wednesday, February 23rd | 8PM – 11PM

This will be held at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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Swift & Co. – A Haven-Meets-Neighborhood Vibe

Located at 220 9th Street in Jersey City, Swift & Co. gives residents the option to live work, shop – right outside their door. Select apartments come with one month FREE when you sign a new lease. Learn more here

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Smile Preschool + Nursery – Serving the JC Community For 25 Years

This local favorite offers infant, toddler, and preschool programs in addition to summer camps. The preschool is offering $0 registration fees (a savings of up to $200) until April 20, 2022 and an additional $20 off per week for siblings. Mention ‘Hoboken Girl‘ at registration to receive a special goodie bag for your child. Learn more here.

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Hudson Pride Center | Jersey City

Hudson Pride Center creates safe spaces to celebrate and enjoy life for members of the LGBTQ+ community and its allies. It advocates for the physical, mental, and social well-being of all people. Volunteers are needed to support these efforts alongside full-time staff members. Opportunities include office assistant volunteer, tutor specialist, special event support facilities manager, and Pride Festival, volunteers. To learn more about Hudson Pride Center and what each volunteer opportunity entails. Learn more here.


Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey | New Brunswick, New Jersey

Created back in 1999, the Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey (LLANJ) continues to carry out its mission of empowering Latinx communities to obtain political, economic, and social equality as well as to unify organizations and individuals in advocating for the rights of Latinx individuals in New Jersey. The opportunities and resources from the LLANJ are open to all and can be found here.


The Community Food Bank of New Jersey | Hillside

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey, a member of Feeding America®, is the leading anti-hunger and anti-poverty organization in the state. What started as a modest enterprise in the back of our founder Kathleen DiChiara’s station wagon in downtown Newark in 1975, became an incorporated non-profit in 1982 and has grown to two warehouse facilities in Hillside and Egg Harbor Township, the combined size of five football fields. Learn more here.


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