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46 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {July 30-August 2}

by Morgan Gertler
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Hello August, you got here fast {and just in time for the weekend!}. Instead of focusing on the fact that summer is half over, let’s fill our time with all the fun events happening over the next few days. Whether you are staying local or venturing a little further away, there’s a lot to do and see. Check out this list of all the virtual and in-person events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this weekend {July 30th-August 2nd}.

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

Featured Events

Evolve Med Spa’s Summer Stimulus Deals 

July 30th – August 31st BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT NOW

Evolve Med Spa {706 Grand Street, Hoboken} is extending their amazing summer stimulus deals now until August 31st. For just $499, you can get a lip filler + MIC B-12 injection to help boost your metabolism, increase your energy, and remove toxins — which is a $225 savings. Or for $1,299, you can get up to 3 fillers for lips and cheeks + MIC B-12 injection — a $725 savings. Just make sure you mention “SUMMER HOBOKENGIRL” when booking your appointment. Plus, if you’re unsure and would like a full facial assessment, all consults at Evolve Med Spa are free both in person or virtually. Call or text 800- 867-8015 or click here to book your appointment and learn more about Evolve Med Spa.

Asana Soul Practice’s Grand Reopening

August 1st, 2020  Book Your Class Today
Yogis, rejoice! This Saturday, Asana Soul Practice {411 Jefferson Street, Hoboken and 124 1st Street, Jersey City} is reopening both its Hoboken and Jersey City studios for indoor yoga and meditation classes. Plus, new clients get two unlimited weeks of classes for just $40 — including in-studio, outdoor, and livestream classes. Make sure you let them know Hoboken Girl sent you. Click here to book a class and learn more about Asana Soul Practice.

Hoboken Girl’s New Job Board Platform — 30+ Jobs to Apply to this Weekend

Available Now | Ongoing

hoboken girl job board

To make your job search easier and to help connect our community on both sides to opportunities, we’ve created a job board for all of our readers and business owners to get all the latest local jobs listings — complete with jobs available by businesses in NJ, NY, and of course — across Hudson County. Check it out here. It’s always free to apply to any job! Here are some of the listings you can currently apply for:

— Jewelry Production Assistant. Apply here.

– Assistant Store Manager at Alba and A X D. Apply here.

— Salon Coordinator and Assistant at Spesh. Apply here.

— Dog Walker & Business Developer. Apply here.


In-Person Events

Newport Centre Mall Blood Drive Hosted by New Jersey Blood Services

Wednesday, July 30th | 11:00AM-7:00PM

Head over to the Newport Centre Mall to donate blood. In order to donate, appointments are encouraged. Walk-ins will be accepted if they can maintain social distancing. Sign up to give blood using code 10222 here.

Elite Kickz Pop-up Shop to Support the Jubilee Center

Wednesday, July 29th-Thursday, July 30th | 12:00PM-7:00PM

11-year-old Jojo Petruzzeli, a student in Hoboken, turned his love for sneakers and streetwear into a business called Elite Kickz, reselling rare sneakers online. Jojo also loves Hoboken and is a big fan of the Jubilee Center. Seeing the need for a cool sneaker store in Hoboken and combining that with his ongoing commitment to support the Jubilee Center, Jojo had the idea to create a
rare sneaker Pop-up shop in town with a percentage of the proceeds going towards the program. Visit the shop at 1200 Washington Street Wednesday-Thursday.

Downtown Washington Street in Hoboken to Close Thursday + Sunday as ‘Summer Streets’ Continues

Thursday, July 30th + Sunday, August 2nd | All Day

Summer Streets, presented by the Hoboken Business Alliance, is part of #GoBoken, the HBA’s city-wide initiative encouraging the community to support Hoboken businesses by going out and enjoying all that the Mile Square city has to offer.

Thursday, July 30 from 6:00PM-11:00PM and Sunday, August 2 from 11:00AM-8:00PM., Newark Street from Washington Street to River Street, Hudson Place from Hudson Street to the PATH, and both River Street and Hudson Street from Hudson Place to Newark Street will be open to pedestrians only.

Thursday, July 30, from 6:00PM-11:00PM and Sunday, August 2, from 11:00AM-8:00PM., 14th Street will be open to pedestrians only from Bloomfield Street to Hudson Street.

The City of Hoboken will also open 1st Street from Washington Street to Garden Street to pedestrians only every Saturday and Sunday beginning August 1. For more information and the most up-to-date calendar of events, go to www.hobokenalliance.com

Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers’ Market

Thursday, July 30th | 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.

Summer Mini Sessions Hosted by Maria Marandola Photography

Thursday, July 30th | 5:00PM-8:30PM

Head to Liberty State Park with your family for a mini photoshoot. Get more info here.

Skimming the Surface: Free Virtual Expressive Movement Workshop

Thursday, July 30th | 6:00PM-7:30PM

“Skimming The Surface”, Expressive Movement workshops led by Dance Entropy’s Artistic Director Valerie Green, hope to bring peace and calm in this time of chaos, where everything seems to be out of our control. The virtual workshop will provide a space of safety, to tune into our emotions while releasing and processing feelings through movement. The class provides a supported space for the community in this time of required social distancing and turmoil. If interested, RSVP to sarai@danceentropy.org.

Residential Composting Workshop in Jersey City

Thursday, July 30th | 7:00PM

Don’t miss this final composting workshop. Pre-register here.

Outdoor Yoga Class with Hudson Yoga Project

Friday, July 31st | 10:00AM + 12:00PM

Join Hudson Yoga Project for outdoor classes at two different times. Class will be held at Pier A at 10:00AM and under the 14th Street Viaduct at 12:00PM. Sign up here.

Tracksuit Panda Live at Pilsener Haus & Biergarten

Friday, July 31st | 8:00PM-11:00PM

Enjoy live music with original songs and well-known covers. No cover charge. Get more information here.

Uptown Farmers Market

Saturday, August 1st | 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.

2020 JC PRIDE / Drag Queen Story Hour with Harmonica Sunbeam + SoLE

Saturday, August 1st | 11:00AM-2:00PM

Drag Queen Story Hour with Harmonica Sunbeam encourages the creativity and boundless energy and excitement of child’s play as they relate to both gender neutrality and non-conformity while promoting positive LGBTQ role models. Harmonica Sunbeam will read oppression and ism-free books and timeless favorites in addition to leading participants in song between stories. Story hour will be followed by Reena Rock & Friends playing Acoustic music and song for children and adults. Feel free to dress up in any costume that makes you feel fabulous. Please bring a blanket or a lawn chair and enjoy the festivities. Get more info on 2020 Pride here.

Yappy Hour with Tally-Ho: $1 From Every Pitcher Donated To LHS

Saturday, August 1st | 12:00PM-10:00PM

Head over to Tall-Ho starting at noon for $10 pitchers of sangria, mimosas, manmosas, and more. $1 from every pitcher will be donated to Liberty Humane Society.

Corgi Spirits Pop-Up Shop

Saturday, August 1st | 2:00PM-6:00PM

Support local vendors this Saturday and sip cocktails at Corgi Spirits. Shop local vendors including obcec’d, insight soap & body, bound jewels, and tia planta. More info here.

Riverview Farmers Market

Sunday, August 2nd | 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 2nd | 12:00PM-2:00PM

Head over to Hudson Table {located at 1403 Clinton St, Hoboke} 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

Have a virtual event you want to share? Submit it here

Writing with the Body with Marlie McGovern Hosted by QWELL Meditation & Wellness Studio

Wednesday, July 29th | 7:00PM-9:00PM

This contemplative writing workshop includes gentle, accessible movement, breathing practices, and meditation paired with writing inquiries to access embodied knowledge and insight. Explore how the process of writing can help to reveal and realize the potential of body and mind. All are welcome — no previous writing, yoga, or meditation experience is necessary. Learn more here.

Virtual HIIT Classes with Bachata & Barbells

Thursday, July 30th | 9:30AM-10:30AM

Bachata & Barbells virtual workouts are designed to keep your body in motion, your mind not thinking, and your fitness routine on point. Classes are held throughout the week. Learn more here.

The Search for Aliens – Live with LSC

Thursday, July 30th | 1:00PM-2:00PM

Join us LSC Live on Facebook for the next Planetarium Online live stream: The Search for Aliens! Head to Liberty Science Center’s Facebook page and follow along with the planetarium presenter as you search for life beyond Earth. Learn more here.

Comedy’s Best Kept Secret

Friday, July 31st | multiple times

The Comedy’s Best Kept Secret Tour is a talented group of Internationally Touring Comedians, whose names have continued to be a secret {so far}. The Tour has traveled more than 175,000 miles, and been to over 100 cities across the globe, garnishing more than 150 write-ups and having performed for 1,000’s of folks. They are proven talent, now staying in lockdown, entertaining folks worldwide, aiming to keep Comedy’s Best Kept Secret. Get tickets here.

Guided Meditation LIVE to Ground, Center & Balance

Friday, July 31st | 7:00PM-7:30PM

Now is the time to ground, center, and balance. To give our poor adrenal glands and minds a breather and go deep into a calm, quiet space. Go through a 30-minute online StressBusters Guided Meditation with sound healing, visualization, and intention using the soothing tones of the Tibetan Singing Bowls and voice. Learn more here.

Virtual Drag Bingo Pride Party with Harmonica Sunbeam

Friday, July 31st | 9:00PM

Harmonica Sunbeam will host four rounds of bingo online using Zoom. $12 per Bingo board. As in regular bingo, you can use the same board for all four games or buy more to increase your odds. Each round winner gets a prize, with a cash prize for the final round. Learn more here.

Dance The Quarantine Blues Away! Online Open Level Jazz Dance Class

Saturday, August 1st | 1:00PM-2:00PM

 Enjoy a one-hour Open Level Mixed Bag Jazz online dance class. Shake off the quarantine blues in this fun jazz dance session open to all levels and you work at your own pace! You’ll do a standing warmup followed by floorwork to continue warming and stretching the muscles then stand to do some isolations and then bust a move. The Mixed Bag Dance classes can be from any time period & of any style. Sign up here.

Virtual Paint + Sip with DT234 Gallery + Art Studio: Geometric Vase

Saturday, August 1st | 7:00PM-9:00PM

Join the live virtual painting class, with this week’s theme: Geometric Vase. Get more info here.

Beyond Breath Online – An Introduction to the Happiness Program Hoboken

Sunday, August 2nd | 11:00AM-12:15PM

In this 75-minutes online introductory session to the world-renowned Art of Living Happiness Program you will get to know more about the Sudarshan Kriya™ breathing technique – a powerful breathing technique to release stress and boost your immune system. Learn more here.

Free Yoga in Lincoln Park Hosted by Yoga, Music, and Movies in the Jersey City Parks

Sunday, August 2nd | 10:30AM-11:30AM

Sponsored by West Side Community Alliance, come and enjoy free yoga in the park with teacher Jessica Namit. Bring your own mat/towel and props. Learn more here.

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.

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.

Kid-Focused Events

Kidville: Rockin’ Railroad: Kidville’s Musical Journey Class

Thursday, July 30th | 9:15AM-9:45AM

Join Kidville for an acoustic version of the popular musical adventure where you and your little ones become passengers on the Rockin’ Railroad! The rockin’ Conductor Matt and Co-Conductor Dana are ready to take you on a journey exploring different instruments and musical genres. We just know you’ll love meeting our special puppet friends at Instrumentville and Grandma’s House before we head back to the Kidville Playground Station. More information here.

Cartooning Workshop for Teens Live on Zoom

Thursday, July 30th | 2:00PM-3:00PM

Join the Hoboken Public Library for this series of workshops where you will be exploring some of Disney’s 12 principles of animation. You will be using technology {mobile device and app} for content production and develop creativity through animation and storytelling. Students will need two devices: a mobile device {phone or tablet} for the animation app and another device for the Zoom video conference app. Learn more here.

Stretch, Scribble & Sing: Kidville’s Good Morning Online Show

Friday, July 31st | 9:15AM-9:45AM

Start your morning with movement and singing. Join the Kidville team for this online playground. Sign up 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.

Greater NJ/NY Events

Sweetleaf Farm at the Montclair Farmers Market

Saturday, August 1st | 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.

“Vital to Life” Blood Drive at Freehold’s iPlay America

Saturday, August 1st | 10:00AM-5:00PM

The “Vital to Life” blood drive is coming to Freehold’s iPlay America. providing residents of Monmouth County and surrounding areas an opportunity to potentially help family and friends. All presenting donors at the event, which is sponsored by B98.5 FM, will receive an iPlay America Power Play Pass, a Topgolf Swing Suite/Game Time Bar & Grill Coupon – both for use at iPlay America – and will be entered into two raffles, two Kenny Chesney concert tickets and an overnight stay at Camelback Lodge in the Poconos. Get more information here.

Domino Park Greenmarket Hosted by Brooklyn Greenmarkets

Sunday, August 2nd | 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 2nd | 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.


Partner Happenings

Use the Code “HOBOKENGIRL” for Free Delivery at Soliwines

Soliwines is a new local wine club that just launched. It’s perfect for those interested in learning and tasting fine wine from the comfort of their own home. This club offers unique wines, which are imported straight from the vineyard and are never more than $30. Use the code “HOBOKENGIRL” for free delivery.

Mention Hoboken Girl to Get a Free Consultation + 50% Off a Business Listing Fee with Murphy Business Sales

Murphy Business Sales works with business owners to help them get their business ready to sell or interested buyers to find the right fit. Murphy Business Sales agents analyze the market and your business to determine a good marketing plan and a reasonable asking price. Hoboken Girl readers can enjoy a free consultation and 50% off a business listing fee.

CKO Hoboken is Now Featuring Outdoor Classes with Real CKO Heavy Bags

Each bag is spaced 6-feet away from the next with a maximum of 35 participants per class. Simply book on the website and pay online, then come to the check-in area. Please make sure to wear a mask at the check-in area. Classes are 45 minutes in total and the trainers will keep everyone performing different combinations and exercises at your bag. There will be no running or exercises that will cross over into other bags.

Upcoming Weekday Events

Monday, August 3rd – A story about a mother’s love and confidence and how her faith lets her little ducklings all jump into the big pond on their own. This retelling of the beloved book using audience interaction and sensory-friendly props in celebrating the unconditional love and faith from Mama duck. Get more info here.

Monday, August 3rd  – Enjoy a fun, energetic, bollywood dance workout class with Ashwin Kumar. Easy beginner level moves choreographed to foot-tapping music for a medium intensity workout. Join on Facebook at 5:00PM.

Tuesday, August 4th – Art House Productions is hosting a blood drive from 12:00PM-5:00PM. Learn more here.

Tuesday, August 4th – Join Jersey City Medical Center’s panel of experts for an informative presentation on pregnancy and childbirth during and post COVID-19 pandemic. Sign up here.

Tuesday, August 4th – Head over to Hamilton Park for an outdoor exercise class from 5:30PM-6:30PM. Email klease1@gmail.com to pre-register and save your spot!


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