16 Events Happening in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {April 19th-22nd, 2018}

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The work week is over, and the weekend is finally here — which means it’s time to plan out the weekend ahead. But thanks to Team Hoboken Girl, you won’t have to do much of the planning at all. We’ve got your roundup of events happening this weekend {from Thursday to Sunday}, along with some weekday events happening next week. Our Hoboken Wellness Crawl is this Sunday, and we hope to see you there! Check out 16 {well, 15 other} events happening in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend {April 19th-22nd, 2018}:

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 *Upcoming Featured Events*

Hoboken Wellness Crawl: Sunday, April 22nd 11:00AM- 4:00PM

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Our annual Hoboken Wellness Crawl is happening THIS Sunday, April 22nd, {rain [or snow?] or shine} and tickets are still on sale but almost sold out. In case you aren’t in the loop, the Hoboken Wellness Crawl is a celebration of all things wellness in Hoboken + Jersey City {aka a bar crawl without the booze but + the fitness, beauty, and fun}. Each year, we line up the best local businesses to bring you a sampling of the amazing health, beauty, food, and fitness offerings in town. Over 90 vendors are participating citywide, and they’re all giving freebies out to crawlers {+ hosting giveaways}. Get your tickets here and view all the event details here.

Jersey City Craft Brew Fest: Saturday, April 21st

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On Saturday, April 21st, the Jersey City Craft Brew Fest will return to the Harborside Atrium featuring styles of craft beer. The festival will be celebrated in the spirit of Oktoberfest and feature a wide variety of fermented beers and ciders, many of which are from local breweries. Tickets give guests access to beer samples throughout the event, along with entertainment, interactive games, and a variety of delicious food options that will also be available. There are two ticketed sessions for the event. The first session from 1:00PM-4:30PM and the second session runs from 6:00PM-9:30PM. Tickets are $60 for general admission or $15 for designated drivers not participating in the beer tasting. Get your tickets here. Make sure to use code HOBOKENGIRL for $15 off.

*Weekend Events*

The Garden of Rikki Tikki Tavi at Mile Square Theatre {Running Through May 6th}

Beginning April 14THMile Square Theatre presents public performances of its revival production of Y York’s The Garden of Rikki Tikki TaviRestaging its 2011 production for a new audience, MST is thrilled to reunite much of the creative team from the earlier production, including MST Artistic Director Chris O’Connor and actor Blaire Brooks {Bull, Blacklist} as Darzee the Tailor Bird. The cast includes MST regular Andrew Baldwin {Frog and Toad}, Cameron Blankenship {Lyric Rep}, and Arielle Legere {Princess K.I.M.}. This comedy about sharing, cooperation, and growing up will appeal to all audiences 4 years and older. Tickets can be purchased here.

 

Adopt a New Friend With Furnished Headquarters & Bideawee: Thursday, April 19th, 4:00PM-7:00PM

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Join temporary furnished housing provider Furnished Quarters and animal welfare organization Bideawee at the Grove Street PATH Plaza {Newark Avenue & Grove Street} to meet adoptable dogs and cats of all ages. Bideawee’s mobile adoption van will be parked on-site at the PATH Station, with Furnished Quarters and Bideawee team members on hand. Bideawee’s knowledgeable volunteers will help you find the right pet to match your lifestyle and provide information on all of Bideawee’s programs and services. All of the animals are spayed/neutered, vaccinated, behaviorally tested and ready to become the newest addition to your family. Register here.

Luxe Style Expo Luxury Shopping Event at HUB: Thursday, April 19th 6:00PM-9:00PM

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Join Mint Market + others at the HUB in Hoboken {16 Hudson Place} for a girls night out with hor d’oeuvres and an open bar from 6:00PM-9:00PM. Mint Market will be showcasing all of their vintage Gucci and Chanel collection as well as a few select new arrivals just for the night. There are dozens of other vendors {private sellers} who will be selling their designer goodies as well. Tickets are $25 at the door.

Indie Rock History: The Hoboken & Jersey City Chapter Thursday, April 19th 7:30PM

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Listen to local luminaries and look back at the history of music in Hudson County. The host of the panel will be Todd “Todd-O-Phonic Todd” Abramson, the long time booker and co-owner of Hoboken’s legendary Maxwell Tavern. Admission is free. More info here.

SciChella at Liberty Science Center Thursday, April 19th 6:00PM-10:00PM

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With California’s Cochella currently happening, the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City is having their very own scientific version as part of their LSC After Dark events. At this 21+ event, you can enjoy LSC after hours with dancing, food, drinks, and meet talented artists. Learn more info and purchase tickets here.

The Breakfast Club Monthly Networking at Halifax Friday, April 20th 7:30AM-9:00AM

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If you want a venue to grow your referral network, The Breakfast Club is the perfect place to do so. This month’s meeting will take place at Halifax inside the W Hotel in Hoboken. The meeting will provide members the opportunity to pitch their business, help one another make referrals, and hear from guest speakers. The event is for members only, but guests of members can attend. Purchase tickets and learn more here.

Subculture Grand Opening: Friday, April 20th 11:30AM

Join Mayor Fulop and the Historic Downtown Special Improvement District for the grand opening of Subculture, a new sandwich shop located at 260 Newark Avenue in Jersey City.

Health Recovery Solutions “Officewarming” Party: Friday, April 20th 5:00PM

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Join Health Recovery Solutions at their new office at 50 Harrison Street Suite 310 in Hoboken {at the Hoboken Business Center}. Enjoy complimentary champagne, food, and t-shirts. RSVP for free here.

Magnolia Landing at Journal Squared: Saturday, April 21st 12:00PM-5:00PM

Magnolia Landing at Journal Squared will continue its event series in Jersey City’s Journal Square neighborhood on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The outdoor gathering, curated by Marketplace JC, will feature food and drink, local crafts and live music provided by Peter Lin and Orion Burre in the plaza at rental development Journal Squared. The bi-weekly series is comprised of more than 20 local vendors and artisans. Attendees can enjoy food and drink from a selection of Jersey City purveyors, including Juice For Us, Filfil Foods, PJ Ryan’s, Dark Side of the Moo, and Cryo Cream.

 

Katie Duffie Mcgheein Art Show: Saturday, April 21st 2:00PM-7:00PM

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Katie Duffie McGheein will be showcasing new art for sale along with drinks, food, raffles and more. If the weather is nice, guests can enjoy the backyard.

Local Barre Anniversary Class: Saturday, April 21st 1:00PM

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Join Local Barre at their West Location {inside the Monroe Center at 720 Monroe Street} for a complimentary Open Floor class followed by a champagne toast in their lounge.

Jersey City Poetry Festival: Saturday, April 21st 4:00PM

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The Jersey City Poetry Festival starts this Saturday and lasts until April 29th. Enjoy a variety of readings, performances, workshops, open mic, and panels. The focus of the festival is to bring attention to the arts community of Jersey City. For more info and to purchase tickets, click here.

Spring Fever Silent Disco: Saturday, April 21st 10:00PM

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PKL Properties has teamed up with Antique Bakery and Family Promise to help combat homelessness in Hudson County with a Silent Disco Party. The event will take place at Antique Bakery in Hoboken {122 Willow Avenue}. Tickets are $40 at the door and proceeds will benefit Family Promise to help them offer housing and resources to those affected by poverty in Hudson County. Dress in your ’70s best — a prize will be rewarded to the “foxiest” outfit.

Hoboken Wellness Crawl: Sunday, April 22nd 11:00AM- 4:00PM

2018 hoboken wellness crawl

Our annual Hoboken Wellness Crawl is happening THIS Sunday, April 22nd, {rain [or snow?] or shine} and tickets are still on sale but almost sold out. In case you aren’t in the loop, the Hoboken Wellness Crawl is a celebration of all things wellness in Hoboken + Jersey City {aka a bar crawl without the booze but + the fitness, beauty, and fun}. Each year, we line up the best local businesses to bring you a sampling of the amazing health, beauty, food, and fitness offerings in town. Over 90 vendors are participating citywide, and they’re all giving freebies out to crawlers {+ hosting giveaways}. Get your tickets here and view all the event details here.

Pizza for the Planet at Porta: Sunday, April 22nd 11:00AM

Celebrate Earth Day at Porta in Jersey City with raffles, giveaways, specialty drinks, a live DJ, and crafts for children + adults.. Even better — you pay what you want for their special Earth Day pie and 100% of the proceeds will benefit the non-profit organization, Friends of Liberty State Park.

Kid-Friendly Events

JCTC Kids Presents Pinocchio by Puppetworks Sunday, April 22nd 1:00PM

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Join the Jersey City Theater Center at Merseles Studios in Jersey City for Puppetworks adaptation of Pinocchio. Tickets can be purchased here.

Upcoming Weekday Events:

Tuesday, April 24th: A Geographer’s View of Jersey City at The Apple Treehouse in Jersey City — register here.

Tuesday, April 24th: Reiki & Massage at Hoboken Wellness Spa — purchase tickets here.

Wednesday, April 25th: Women, Wine, & Wellness with NJMOM at the W Hotel — purchase tickets here.

Wednesday, April 25th: Wellness Wednesdays at the Hoboken Public Library – Light on Happy, Positivity, & Gratitude. Get more info here.

Wednesday, April 25h: The Bachelor Trivia at Black Bear Bar & Grill in Hoboken

 

 

 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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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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