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13 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {January 4th, 2018}

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Happy 2018 — officially! While the craziness of the holidays is behind us, winter storms are in full effect, and the temps have been seriously low outside, it’s time to relax {and find events and things to do inside}. Whether you want to get down on the dance floor, support kids in tech, or join the Liberty Humane Society for its monthly Yappy Hour, you can stay warm and enjoy your weekend too. Here are 13 things to do in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend:


Photo: Instagram @delicious_craic

Please note: Events are subject to change. Please check event websites for the latest updates and availability.


Growing in Jersey City Wellness Day 2018: January 28th from 10:00AM-5:00PM


It’s never too soon to start thinking about your New Year’s Resolution, and Growing in Jersey City has your back with their 2018 Wellness Day at Nimbus Dance Studio {165 Newark Ave in JC}. Save the date for a day full of yoga, pilates, Zumba, Bollywood dance, and more! Early bird tickets are on sale through December 31stClick here to get your tickets.

Hudson Yoga Project 1-year Anniversary Party: Friday, January 5th at 7:30PM

Get your namaste on with Hudson Yoga Project {44 Hudson Place} at its 1-year anniversary party. There will be music, food, and plenty of fun. Pre-registration is required, but the party is free! Get more info here.

Personal Mat Pick-Up at Devotion: Friday, January 5th from 12:00PM-2:00PM

If you get your zen on at Devotion Yoga {12 Hudson Place}, make sure to pick up your personal mat at the studio this Friday and Saturday. These will be the last dates/times you’ll be able to pick up your mat.

Yappy Hour at The Ale House: Friday, January 5th from 7:00PM-9:00PM


It’s that time again: it’s Yappy Hour. Head out to The Ale House for a night of booze and pups {hint: bring your dog}. All of the proceeds will benefit The Liberty Humane Society. Wristbands are $5 and will get you drink specials. Get more details here.

Family FUNday: Gary the Great’s Magic Show: Saturday, January 6th at 2:00PM


Grab the entire family for a spectacular magic show by Gary the Great at The Hoboken Public Library {500 Park Ave}. Tickets are required for children and will be available starting January 5th at 10:30 a.m. Get more info here.

New Jersey Bridal & Wedding Expo: Saturday, January 6th from 11:00AM-5:00PM


Calling all brides: get your wedding’s planned all in one place with the New Jersey Bridal & Wedding Expo, happening this Saturday and Sunday at the Meadowlands Expo Center {355 Plaza Center}. From photography to a venue, you’ll walk out with a better idea for your special day. Get more details here.

Reina Williams at Issyra Gallery in Hoboken: Saturday, January 6th at 8:00PM

Head out to Issyra Gallery {300 Observer Highway} to catch Reina Williams, a soul singer, at the gallery. Click here for more info.

Jersey City PSAT/SAT/ACT Assessment Weekend {FREE}: Saturday, January 6th at 9:00AM


TestRocker is providing free one-on-one sessions to help families create a Test Taking Plan this weekend. By signing up for a session you will receive the following for FREE: a 2.5 hour one-on-one consultation with a PSAT/SAT/ACT expert, test Analysis – learn whether you will score higher on the ACT or SAT, take a PSAT/SAT/ACT Diagnostic Test on location and get a score prediction, and leave with a personalized study plan & study guide. Register here.

FIRST Tech Challenge at the Liberty Science Center: Saturday, January 6th from 9:00AM-4:00PM


Watch some small, but mighty brainiacs show off their robot-building skills at The Liberty Science Center in the FIRST Tech League district competition. The teams have been working hard for months, so come out to celebrate their hard work. Get more information here.

Cycle FTK – Penn State THON Ride: Saturday, January 6th at 2:00PM


CycleBar {720 Monroe} is having a charity ride this weekend to fight against childhood cancer. All money raised will go to the Four Diamonds Fund, which is an organization that provides financial assistance to help families with paying for expenses that come along with childhood cancer. Every donation comes with a raffle ticket. For those looking for a little friendly competition, top male and female riders will each receive a prize, valued at $65. Reserve your bike for a $30, $40, or $50 donation here.

Vibe & Visualize Stressbusters Event: Saturday, January 6th at 2:00PM


Get 2018 off on the right foot with a guided meditation event at Of Hand, Spirit & Earth Studio {115 Mercer Street, #1}. The class includes a guided meditation and a vision board class, refreshments, and the chance to shop SilkWire Jewelry. Get your tickets here.

DJ Fiinest at Red Lounge JC: Saturday, January 6th at 11:00PM


Get your groove on with DJ Fiinest at Red Lounge JC {136 Newark Ave}. He’ll be spinning open format hip-hop, top 40, and old-school tunes until 3:00AM. Get all the details here.

David Bowie Birthday Bash & Concert: Sunday, January 7th at 6:00PM


It’s time for the 4th-annual b-day bash for David Bowie at LITM {140 Newark Ave}. This no-cover event will feature a live David Bowie cover band at 7:00pm, Bowie-themed cocktails, Stargirls face painting with Colleen Margaritte Scheuer, and a late-night dance party. Get more details here.

JCTC Kids Presents Mishka Opening: Through January 13th


The children’s programming division of Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) presents an international tale bound to make any holiday season complete at Merseles Studios {339-345 Newark Avenue}. JCTC-KIDS Presents Shadow Theatre is a live, story-telling experience where fairytales, folklore and children’s literature from around the world are performed using shadow puppets – a form of puppetry that dates back to ancient times. Get your tickets here.

Upcoming weekday events:

Monday, January 8th: Hoboken Public Library Writer’s Workshop

Tuesday, January 9th: JackRabbit Hoboken Charity Pub Run

Wednesday, January 10th: Cozy Cocktail Class at Liberty House Restaurant

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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