• 17 Events Happening in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {April 26th-29th, 2018}

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    Helloooooo weekend. If you’ve been busy enjoying the spring weather,  working, {or both}, and haven’t had time to plan out your weekend, we’ve got you covered. Check out 16 events happening in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend {April 26th-29th, 2018} so you don’t have to worry about any of the planning:

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    *Upcoming Weekend Events*

    Take Back The Night: Thursday, April 26th 6:00PM

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    Join the Stevens Community, CarePoint Health, and Mayor Ravi Bhalla at their 4th Annual Take Back the Night event. Those participating {in the march} will meet at Stevens Institute of Technology {1 Castle Point Terrace} at 6PM and join together for a march through the streets of Hoboken to protest rape and other forms or sexual, relationship and domestic violence, and end with a vigil to honor those who have been assaulted. Our founder, Jennifer Tripucka, will also be present reading a poem with fellow marchers.

    Since the 1970s in the United States, Take Back the Night has focused on eliminating sexual and domestic violence in all forms. Thousands of colleges, domestic violence shelters, and rape crisis centers hold events all over the country. Take Back the Night’s mission is to end sexual, relationship, and domestic violence in all forms. Please join Team HG in participating this year! Click here to RSVP.

    Jersey City Poetry Festival: Running Through April 29th

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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.

    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.

    Singles in JC Karaoke Night — Thursday, April 26th 

    Join ChicpeaJC x Singles in JC for a night of singing, dancing, and fun at Doshe Korean BBQ in Jersey City {because karaoke = never not fun}. Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door. Reserve them here.

    Sephora Studio Hoboken Opening — Friday, April 27th 10:00AM

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    Stop by Sephora Studios {located at 319 Washington Street in Hoboken} on their opening day and score a free tote bag with your purchase of $25 or more. Enter our giveaway on Instagram here!

    Tax Refund Party at Tally Ho — Friday, April 27th

    Enjoy drink specials giveaways at Tally Ho this Friday night to celebrate tax refund season.

    Quiet Clubbing at Taphaus Hoboken — Friday, April 27th 10:00PM-2:00AM

    Try a new clubbing experience, silent disco style, at Taphaus this Friday. There will be 3 live DJs spinning all night, and you get to choose who you want to listen to through your headphones. Your ticket includes a pair of headphones and glow in the dark gear. Get more info and purchase tickets here.

    Childproofing Your Home + DIY Essential Oils for Cleaning — Saturday, April 28th 10:00AM-12:00PM

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    Join chiropractor and owner of Hoboken Chiropractic + Wellness Dr. Laura Brayton and DoTerra Essential Oils Wellness Advocate Jen DeMarco as they share how to make your home a safer place for you and your family. The event will take place at The Estuary at 1600 Harbor Boulevard in Weehawken. Purchase tickets and get more info here.

    Hoboken Waterfront Biodiversity’s Bioblitz — Saturday, April 28th 10:00AM-2:00PM

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    If you love nature and want to get outside to enjoy the nice weather {while making a change} Hoboken Waterfront Biodiversity’s Bioblitz is the event for you. Help identify estuary neighbors and find all of the many species of plants and animals that share our urban home. The event will take place at the Hoboken Cove Boathouse on Frank Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. The event is free. Get more info here.

    Women’s Empowerment Convention — Saturday, April 28th 10:00AM-4:00PM

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    Join Lilisa Williams of International Success Coaching for her Women’s Empowerment Convention that includes dynamic speakers, powerful workshops and materials, refreshments, and more. The convention will be held at the Culinary Conference Center at 161 Newkirk Street in Jersey City. Purchase tickets and get more info here.

    Love Your Neighbor by Little Linguists — Saturday, April 28th 10:30AM-11:15AM

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    Little Linguists is kicking off their “Love Your Neighbor” series with free enrichment classes. The first event will be a Frida Kahlo inspired art class taking place this Saturday at Little Linguists on 739 Bloomfield Street in Hoboken. Tickets are free. Get more info here.

    Dog Adoption Event at Washington General Store — Saturday, April 28th 12:00PM-4:00PM

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    Washington General store and Wise Animal Rescue are teaming up for a dog adoption event at the store {509 Washington Street in Hoboken}. Washington General Store is offering 20% off full price purchases that day for anyone who donates $5 or more to Wise Animal Rescue along with a raffle and some giveaways. The dogs will be available for a meet and greet in the backyard of the store from 12-4.

    Pier 13 Open This Weekend — Saturday + Sunday {April 28th+29th} 12:00PM-8:00PM

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    It’s like music to our ears — Pier 13 will be open this weekend in honor of the gorg spring weather ahead. Grab your besties, your boo, your dog, anyone and head to Pier 13 for some yummy drinks, delish food truck fare, and fun in the sun.

    Complexion Perfection at Newport Centre Mall — Saturday, April 28th 12:00PM-6:00PM

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    Get advice from the experts on how to prep your skin at Sephora’s Newport Mall store in Jersey City. From learning about peels, to acne, to fine lines, and more, learn all you need to know to put your fresh face forward. The event is free — more details here.

    Cliché Convos: Brunch Style — Saturday, April 28th 12:00PM-3:00PM

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    Andco Jersey City is hosting a “Cliche Convos” brunch event where there will be a panel discussion focusing on the expectations and realities of relationships today. Enjoy wine, refreshments, and good vibes. Get more info and purchase tickets here.

    Roses & Rebels Tattoo Shop Grand Opening — Saturday, April 29th 9:00PM-11:00PM

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    Join Christian Masot, local tattoo artist and contestant on the TV shows, “Ink Master” and “Tattoo Rescue” for the opening of his new tattoo shop, Roses and Rebels. There will be an after party at 11:00PM at Gringo’s Tacos.

    *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:

    Monday, April 30th: Free Speed Reading Class — 3:00-4:00PM. Get more info here.

    Monday, April 30th: Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers’ Market — 4:00PM-8:00PM. Get more info here.

    Monday, April 30th: Jersey City 2018 Small Business Service Awards — 6:00PM-8:00PM. More info here.

    Wednesday, May 2nd: Boutique Realty is hosting “Relax & Real Estate” from 6:30-8:30PM for an evening of yoga and wine along with a Q&A about the spring real estate market. Get more info here.

     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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