22 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {September 27th-30th, 2018}

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Fall is in full swing and so are the activities that come with it — football, pumpkin picking + painting, you name it. But if you’re not ready to join in on all of the fall {dare we say basic} activities just yet, we’ve got a roundup of 22 other events happening in Hoboken + Jersey City this weekend {September 27th-30th, 2018}. Check them out below and get to plannin’:

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**Upcoming Featured Events**

Dwight-Englewood School Open House in Hoboken — Monday, October 8th from 6:30-8:00PM

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Get to know Dwight-Englewood School in your own backyard. Join the school for cocktails, cheese, and conversation at their annual event designed for prospective families in the greater Hoboken area looking to learn more about the D-E curriculum and culture.

The event will take place Monday, October 8th from 6:30PM – 8:00PM at City Bistro in Hoboken {56 14th Street}. If interested, RSVP no later than October 1st by calling Lynn Ferrara at 201-227-3107. This event is for parents/guardians only and space is limited.

Liberty Harbor Residences 3rd Annual Block Party in Jersey City — Saturday, September 29th from 12:00PM-5:00PM

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Liberty Harbor Residences and Marketplace JC will fill the streets with local vendors {including food trucks} this Saturday for their 3rd annual block party. Also enjoy backyard games, live music, face painting, crafts, and a bouncy house for the children. The event is free and open to the public and will take place at 333 Grand Street in Jersey City. More info here.

Help Hoboken Girl Collect Supplies for Women Rising —Now through Tuesday, October 16th

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Hoboken Girl is running a drive to collect tampons, pads, diapers, and wipes for local shelter, Women Rising. Drop-off locations include: European Wax Center, Massage Envy, Amazing Lash, Athleta, Jojo Maman Bébé, Hudson Yoga Project, and Boutique Realty — all in Hoboken.

Weekend Events

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at Hoboken’s Mile Square Theatre — running through October 7th

Mile Square Theatre continues its 2018 season with Christopher Durang’s hilarious comedy about love, life and family, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Durang drops a mixed bag of Chekhovian characters in contemporary Bucks County in this comic tour-de-force. Relentlessly silly and smart, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike deservedly won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play. Recommended for ages 13 and up. Performances run September 12th through October 7th. Purchase tickets here.

Manhattan Short Viewing at The Hoboken Public Library — Thursday, September 27th at 6:30PM

Watch films that are part of the 21st annual Manhattan Short Film Festival and vote for your favorites. The event free and open those age 18 and older. More info here.

Call Me Old Fashioned at the W Hotel — Thursday, September 27th from 5:30PM-8:30PM

Enjoy a speakeasy-style happy hour on the W Hotel lawn {225 River} with prohibition-style cocktails by Absolut Elyx and live music by The Wright Trio. More info here.

Public Workshop to Improve Hoboken Street Designs — Thursday, September 27th from 7:00PM-9:00PM

The City of Hoboken and the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority are hosting a public workshop to gather feedback on the creation of a Street Design Guide. The workshop will take place at the Multi-Service Center {124 Grand Street}. More information here.

Pop-Up Shop at Align Pilates — Thursday, September 27th from 7:30-9:30PM

Align Pilates in Hoboken {401 Bloomfield Street} is hosting a pop-up shop at their studio featuring ISO’s curated collection at discounted prices. Also enjoy light bites and refreshments while you shop.

Espresso-Self Open Mic Night at Hudson Coffee — Thursday, September 27th from 8:00PM-10:00PM

Hudson Coffee is hosting another Espresso-Self Open Mic Night at their shop {1100 Maxwell Lane}. For more info and to sign up, email Ashley at events@hudsoncoffeeco.com.

Latin Pulse Experience at Birch — Friday, September 28th at 10:00PM

Funk Flex, Anthony Rey, and Kriz will be at Birch {92 River Street} this Friday night for Latin Pulse night. Tickets are free and you can call 201-744-5117 for bottle service information.

Shoott Photos Mini Photo Sessions in Hoboken — Saturday, September 29th from 9:30AM-6:00PM

Shoott Photos are hosting mini photoshoot sessions at Pier A Park in Hoboken this Saturday. Families, couples, friends, {anyone} can stop by and have their pictures taken for $15. Each photo shoot is 25 minutes. More information and tickets here.

Anthony David’s 20th Anniversary Brunch Block Party  — Saturday, September 29th from 10:00AM-3:00PM

Celebrate one of Hoboken’s most beloved restaurants, Anthony David’s, 20th anniversary. For the day, Anthony David’s outdoor seating will be spread out into the street and Chef Pino will be preparing a delicious Blue Plate Special from their very first year of business. There will also be a sangria bar, live music, and fun activities for both adults and children. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Hudson CASA.

NYC Hope Gala TAILgate in Hoboken — Saturday, September 29th from 12:00PM-3:00PM

NYC Hope Gala is hosting a TAILgate party at the Ale House in Hoboken {1034 Willow Avenue} to help support the fight against pediatric cancer. They will be accepting $10 donations at the door which will give access to drink specials and raffle tickets. More info here.

Oktoberfest at Lutze Biergarten — Saturday, September 29th from 12:00PM-7:00PM

Lutze’s Oktoberfest celebration will feature new menu items, different vendors, pumpkin painting, games, and a pig roast.

Gringo’s 2nd Annual Block Party —  Saturday, September 29th from 12:00PM-10:00PM

Gringo’s is hosting their 2nd annual block party this Saturday at 12 Coles Street in Jersey City. Enjoy music, vendors, a bounce house, pumpkin patch, and of course, food.

Ricardo Roig Fall Showcase + Opening — Saturday, September 29th from 7:00PM-10:00PM

Ricardo Roig recently landed a residency at the W Hotel in Hoboken {225 River Street}. Enjoy live music while browsing his fall showcase this Saturday evening. More info here.

Jersey City Rocks White Eagle Hall — Saturday, September 29th at 7:00PM

Enjoy live music from various artists plus an art show at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City {337 Newark Avenue} this Saturday. Get more info and purchase tickets here.

Kick Some Asana at Celebrate Life Studio — Sunday, September 30th from 9:30AM-10:30AM

Yoga instructor Daniella Pantoliano will be at Celebrate Life Studio {1200 Park Avenue in Hoboken} on Sunday mornings {9:30AM-10:30AM} and Monday evenings {6:30PM-7:30PM} until October 22nd for upbeat vinyasa flows. There will be 15 spots open per class and you can sign up by emailing Daniella at daniella.pantoliano@gmail.com. The cost is $15 per class and you can pay in cash the day-of.

Hoboken Arts & Music Festival — Sunday, September 30th from 11:00AM-6:00PM

The fall Hoboken Arts & Music Festival is happening this Sunday and will feature blocks and blocks of local vendors, food, art, and live music.

Girls Night Out Group Paint Class at ArteVino in Hoboken — Sunday, September 30th at 6:00PM

Grab the girls, a bottle of wine, and your best art skills. ArteVino Hoboken {700 Monroe Street} is hosting a discounted group paint class for $30 per person instead of $60. The painting will be a classic Audrey Hepburn pop-art. More info here.

Kid-Friendly Events

Books & Brunch at Talde — Saturday, September 29th from 12:00PM-2:00PM

Talde in Jersey City {8 Erie Street} is hosting a Books & Brunch event with HGTV’s Kitchen Cousins stars Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri who will be reading their newly published children’s book “What Can You Do With A Toolbox”. Talde will also be serving free pancakes to children, mimosas for the adults and there will be face painting and other fun activities.

Nanny Appreciation Week Kick-Off at Urban Jungle — Sunday, September 30th from 9:00AM-6:00PM

Urban Jungle play is celebrating nannies in honor of Nanny Appreciation Week. With the purchase of an open play pass, children will be able to make their nanny a personalized bookmark. More info here.

Super Satya Saves The Day Launch Party at Little City Books — Sunday, September 30th at 11:00AM

Local resident and author Raakhee Mirchandani is celebrating the launch of her new book, Super Satya Saves The Day {featuring her daughter, Satya}. Meet Raakhee and Satya and take a look at their brand new book that features many different spots in Hoboken. RSVP by emailing info@littlecitybooks.com.

 Upcoming Weekday Events:

Monday, October 1st — Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmer’s Market at 4:00PM

Monday, October 1st — 50% off Mondays at Coco Havana and Birch

Tuesday, October 2nd — Lunchtime Yoga Basics + Meditation at the Hoboken Historical Museum at 12:00PM. More info here.

Tuesday, October 2nd — Italian Wine Tasting at Sorellina Hoboken from 7:00PM-9:00PM. More info here.

Wednesday, October 3rd — Kids eat free at Arthur’s in Hoboken

Wednesday, October 3rd — Hoboken Ski Club Meeting at Village Pourhouse from 7:00PM-9:00PM. More info here.

Wednesday, October 3rd — Quizzoholics Trivia at Pilsener Haus & Biergarten Hoboken at 8:00PM. More info here.

It’s time to get planning — happy weekend! Remember to tag us on Insta in your adventures @HobokenGirlBlog or #HobokenGirl for a repost. xo

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Briana is a born-and-raised Hoboken Girl who embraces both the new and old aspects of the Mile Square. She’s a freelance writer, works in social media, and more importantly (but not really) — a cat lover and total foodie. When she’s not working, she can be found convincing herself to buy something at Sephora or Target, eating mussels with her fiancé at Leo’s, or planning her next Disney vacation.


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