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50+ Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | January 6-9

by Ishita Puri
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There are so many exciting things to do in the new year. Whether it’s taking up a new hobby or creating a vision board with friends, there is plenty to do. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has readers covered with wellness events, comedy shows, cooking classes, kid-friendly events, and more. Check out this list of all the virtual + in-person events happening this weekend, January 6th-9th.

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

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Toddler Story Time organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, January 6th & Tuesday, January 11th | 10:30AM

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


Baby Story Time organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, January 6th & Tuesday, January 11th | 12PM

This storytime will be geared towards babies, with board books, finger play rhymes, and lapsit songs. Learn more here.


Teen Bucket List Making organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, January 6th | 4PM

A virtual event for teens to meet other teens and make bucket lists together. Learn more here.


Hoboken Talks 

Thursday, January 6th | 7PM – 8PM

Jack Silbert interviews alt-cabaret singer, actor, and master performer Tammy Faye Starlite. Learn more here.


LEGO Block Party organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Friday, January 7th | 3:30PM – 4:30PM

Each Block Party will feature 30 minutes of free build followed by 30 minutes of presentations. A fun and engaging way for children to practice public speaking while learning new LEGO tips and tricks. Learn more here.


Livingston Scholastic Chess Club

Friday, January 7th | 4PM – 5PM

This introductory and intermediate chess program is used to challenge and promote mental alertness and elicit the highest level of achievement in the child’s education.  Learn more here.


New Year’s Toast: Cocktails & Appetizers

Friday, January 7th | 7PM – 8PM

A free online cooking class where participants cook along with a chef from the Homemade team. Learn more here.


Vision Board Workshop for Adults

Saturday, January 8th | 10AM – 12PM

A workshop that will help participants create a 2022 Vision Board and discuss their intentions for the new year with the group. Learn more here.


Sourdough Pizza Class with Chef Dan Richer from Razza Pizza Artigianale

Saturday, January 8th | 1PM – 4:30PM

In this advanced deep-dive live Zoom virtual pizza class, along with Chef Dan, participants will mix, ferment, shape, divide, ball, stretch, top, bake, and focus on various pizza recipes, techniques and concepts. Learn more here.


Manifest Destiny Virtual Retreat 2022 by Billy Carson

Saturday, January 8th | 1PM

A 2 day interactive online event where Billy Carson will teach the science behind the power to manifest and how to access it. Learn more here.


Gentle Yoga for Terrible Times

Saturday, January 8th | 9PM

Simple and accessible breathing exercises, stretches, and guided meditation for all bodies, minds, and spirits. No experience is necessary. Learn more here.


Tai Chi Sundays

Sunday, January 9th | 10AM

A seasonal Tai Chi training series that promotes balance, calmness, and mental focus. Learn more here.


Sunday Morning Mindfulness Meditation

Sunday, January 9th | 10AM – 10:45AM

This event is organized by the Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture and led by Paulette Graf, who has been practicing mindful meditation for over 30 years. Learn more here.


Creative Jokers Virtual Forum Meet

Sunday, January 9th | 11AM – 12:45PM

Creative Jokers is a virtual forum for funny online content creators from around the globe looking to discuss, write, collaborate, and perform their comedy styles. Learn more here.


Don’t Defer YOU: Guided Meditation & Journaling Virtual Workshop

Sunday, January 9th | 1PM & 4PM

A virtual StressBusters Guided Meditation that aims to untangle mental knots, de-stress the mind/body/soul and help patrons replenish, refresh and renew their energies for 2022. Learn more here.


Sing, Play and Learn at Jersey City Free Public Library

Monday, January 10th | 10AM – 11AM

Sing, Play, and Learn at this online sing-along story hour for children that teaches social skills and literacy. This event will be streamed on Facebook. Learn more here.


Baby & Me Yoga Session

Monday, January 10th |10:30AM – 11AM

A virtual yoga session with Carolyn Brush comprised of stories, songs, and simple poses for little ones and their parents. Learn more here.


Storytime Presented by the Children’s Services Team

Monday, January 10th | 4PM – 4:30PM

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


Learn to Make Hot Chocolate S’mores Dip Online

Monday, January 10th | 6PM – 6:30PM

A Facebook Live cooking session with food blogger Vaibhavi Talati. Learn more here.


Mystery Book Club by Hoboken Public Library

Tuesday, January 11th | 4:30PM

The book discussion on ‘The Closers by Michael Connelly’ will be streamed live on Zoom. Learn more here.


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Mix and Sip Thursday at W Hotel Gallery

Thursday, January 6th | 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.


Trivia Thursday at House of ‘Que

Thursday, January 6th | 7PM – 9:30PM

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


Drinks and Fun at South House

Thursday, January 6th | 7PM – 8PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 149 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


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First Friday at Northern Soul Kitchen & Bar

Friday, January 7th | 8PM

Celebrate the first Friday of the new year with good music and delicious food at 700, 1st Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Friday Country Night at House of ‘Que

Friday, January 7th | 7PM

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


Dinner at Dullboy

Friday, January 7th | 8PM – 9PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 364 Grove Street in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


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Coffee at The Hive

Saturday, January 8th | 10AM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 1000 Park Avenue in Hoboken. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Bridal & Wedding Expo in Secaucus

Saturday, January 8th | 12PM – 5PM

An event featuring a wide selection of wedding professionals specializing in wedding couture, venues, photography, catering, and music, to answer all wedding-related queries. This event will be held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center at 355 Plaza Drive in Secaucus. Learn more here.


I AM MENtality’s 6th Anniversary Fundraiser at House of ‘Que

Saturday, January 8th | 1PM – 4PM

Celebrating six years of I Am Mentality: The Youth Male Empowerment Project, a Baltimore-based non-profit dedicated to supporting male youth through leadership development and experiential learning at 340 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Reverse Dungeon – D&D at Play! Hoboken

Saturday, January 8th | 1PM
Take on the role of goblins and defend the warrens from a band of adventurers. This event will be held at 1012 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.

Exhibition by artist Richard Isgard

Saturday, January 8th | 5PM – 8PM

The opening reception of artist Richard Isgard’s solo exhibition will be held at 126 Monticello Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


The Laugh Tour Comedy Show at Dorrian’s in Jersey City

Saturday, January 8th | 7PM & 9PM

A night of food, drinks and laughs courtesy of comedians from The Tonight Show, Netflix, and America’s Got Talent. This event will be held at 555 Washington Blvd in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Dueling Pianos Show at House of ‘Que

Saturday, January 8th | 8PM – 11PM

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


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Virtues Based Children’s Class in Hoboken

Sunday, January 9th | 11AM – 12PM 

Weekly, children explore a different virtue every week through stories, art projects, games, and activities. This event will be held at bwè kafe, 1401 Adams Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


NFL Sunday Football at House Of ‘Que

Sunday, January 9th | 11AM – 11:30PM

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


Art Exhibition by Karen E. Gersch

Sunday, January 9th | 12PM

A multi-media circus art exhibition by Karen E. Gersch opens on January 9th in the Upper Gallery of the Hoboken Historical Museum located at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Football Afternoon at Corkscrew Bar & Grill

Sunday, January 9th | 1PM – 3PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 61 Congress Street in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


The Gift of Love: From You to You!

Sunday, January 9th | 2PM – 4PM

This Urban Souls workshop aims to help participants plan goals and move forward with success. This event will be held at 100 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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Kids Art Classes at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday & Friday, January 6th, 7th | 10AM – 1PM

The Hoboken Historical Museum hosts art classes for kids. This event will be held at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Jersey City Nutcracker Youth Cast Showcase

Saturday, January 8th | 1PM – 1:30PM

This performance will be held as an informal showing of each cast member in the Nimbus Arts Center Theater, complete with lights, costumes, and lead Nimbus Dance Company Dancers. This event will be held at 329 Warren Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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Distillery Tour and Tasting in Newark

Saturday, January 8th | 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.


Duel of the Decades: 80’s VS 90’s at The Wellmont Theater, Montclair

Saturday, January 8th | 7PM

A fun and unique evening of pop culture, ‘Duel of the Decades’ is an interactive live music competition held at 5 Seymour Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


Holiday Photos 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.


Newark Winter Village

Ongoing

Experience the beauty of Newark at this open-air winter festival with curbside eats, ice skating, and a marketplace. This event will be held at Mulberry Commons Park, 162 Mulberry Street in Newark. Learn more here.


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Mozart For Munchkins

Monday, January 10th | 10AM – 11AM

Kick-off the week with a concert for the little ones. The concert includes a meet and greet with the performer, plus goodie bags and fun for kids. This event will be held at 195 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.

Salsa on2 Bootcamp

Monday, January 10th | 8:35PM – 10:05PM

Jump into this bootcamp to learn or refresh the basics of Salsa on2 (New York Style). Longer courses are also available at the Jersey City Ballroom located on 189 Brunswick Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Drinks and Apps at Green Hook Bar and Grill

Tuesday, January 11th | 7PM – 8PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 70 Greene Street in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Dinner at Sushi Lounge

Tuesday, January 11th | 7PM – 9PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 200 Hudson Street in Hoboken. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Infinite Summer By Elizabeth McParland

Wednesday, January 12th | 6PM – 8PM

This collection celebrates the ebbs and flows of life with a timely message to hold on and enjoy the ride, embracing happiness along the way. By using recycled materials such as discarded surfboards and up-cycled canvases, the artist gives them a new purpose while also revealing the energy of their past. This event will be held at Pilsener Haus & Biergarten at 1422 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Trivia Night at Black Bear Bar and Grill

Wednesday, January 12th | 8PM

Questions will include such areas as movies, television, sports, pop-culture, history, current events, literature, fads, geography, music, and total randomness. This event will be held at 205 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


New Student Orientation & Dance Social

Wednesday, January 12th | 8:30PM – 10PM

Explore the dance studio, enjoy refreshments, and sign-up for specials at the New Student Orientation & Dance Social at Jersey City Ballroom, 189 Brunswick Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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Culina Health- Health & Wellness

Start the new year with personalized, virtual nutrition coaching from experts. Learn more here.


Order Hoboken- Hoboken’s Newest Food Delivery Platform

$10 off your first order when you use the code “Hoboken Girl”. Learn more here.


Sparrow Wine and Liquor Co.- Wide Selection of Liquor & Wine

Offering speedy home delivery in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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The Hoboken Shelter | 300 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken

The Hoboken Shelter aims to provide meals and shelter to the homeless. The charity offers a roof for 50 people nightly, serves 500 meals daily, and hosts over 1,000 showers weekly. It also provides resources like workshops and emergency homelessness prevention grants and offers long-term housing solutions. It costs only $2 to serve a meal to someone in need, and The Hoboken Shelter is looking for food, supplies, and toiletries (a list of which can be found on the website) to help with the mission.  Donations are accepted from 9AM-9PM daily at the shelter or welcome donations from their Amazon wishlist. You can also volunteer your time by helping with the nightly soup kitchen, helping with a workshop, or preparing and wrapping sandwiches.


Hoboken Historical Museum | 1301 Hudson Street, Hoboken

Free for children, the museum is a 501c3 nonprofit organization showcasing Hoboken’s history, diverse culture, architecture, and landmarks with exhibits, guest speakers, and educational programming in the former Bethlehem Steel Machine Shop. Make a donation to help preserve Hoboken’s history and share it with generations to come.


Dress for Success | 591 Summit Avenue, Jersey City

Obtaining financial independence after experiencing hardship is no easy task. Dress for Success, which is a national organization, is committed to helping women do this every day by providing the tools necessary to succeed. Part of the Dress for Success toolkit is appropriate, professional attire as this is an essential part of landing a job and feeling confident—especially during the interview process. Acceptable items to donate include blouses, skirts, slacks, blazers, dresses, unopened cosmetics, jewelry, scarves, shoes, and work-appropriate handbags. Many women who benefit from these donations often head straight to an interview, so please be sure all donations are dry-cleaned and are either new or gently used—no stains, missing zippers/buttons, or tears.


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Have an event you’d like included in our guide? Email it to events@hobokengirl.com by Tuesday at 12PM each week. You can also email advertising@hobokengirl.com for more info on featured events.

Have an amazing weekend! xo

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