47 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {Oct 21-Oct 25}

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As the week comes to an end, get ready for the weekend with all of these great events! From the comfort of your home or going out and about, here is everything you need to make the most out of your weekend. Check out this list of all the virtual and in-person events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this weekend {October 21st-25th}.

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

Featured Events

Dr. Park Avenue’s Halloween Bagels and Boo-tox Event

Saturday, October 31st  at 10AM – 2PM  I BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT NOW

Next Saturday, October 31st from 10AM-2PM, Dr. Park Ave {80 River Street, Suite 4A, Hoboken} is hosting their Bagels and Boo-tox event for Halloween. This is for anyone who has ever had any interest in cosmetic injections and has questions, or would like more information. There will be free breakfast, a presentation, a Q&A session, and a live demo to watch. With Covid safety precautions in place, the event will only have 18 spots {3 groups of 6 people} available at 10AM, 12PM, and 2PM, respectively. Event attendees will receive complimentary SPF Cream and will also receive an exclusive $250 discount off Xeomin packages. The last day to register is October 28th and be sure to let them know Hoboken Girl sent you. You can book your event by phone or by Instagram DM.

Call 201-942-9292 or click here to book your spot and learn more about Dr. Park Ave.

Go Eat Fresh’s First Order Promotion

Thursday, October 22nd – Sunday, November 22nd I PLACE YOUR ORDER NOW

Go Eat Fresh {online} has officially launched and is offering fresh and nutritious meals you can enjoy whether as-needed or through a weekly subscription. With an extensive menu thoroughly reviewed by their dietitian/nutritionist, some of their delicious meal choices include their cheesesteak egg rolls, Austin-style chicken fajita bowl, shrimp Milanese + many more. Plus, Hoboken Girl readers can enjoy 25% off their first order until November 22nd when they use the code “HobokenGirl”.

Click here to place your order now and learn more about Go Eat Fresh. 

Hoboken Girl #FallinLoveWithHoboken Photo Contest

All October

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Post your best photos on Instagram around Hoboken or Jersey City, tag @thehobokengirl and use the hashtag #FallinLoveWithHoboken to enter the 6th annual photo challenge.

Click here to learn more about the #FallinLoveWithHoboken Photo Contest.

In-Person Events

Period Poverty Drive

All October

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Help end period poverty by donating period products for Hudson Residents. The items needed are pads {all sizes}, tampons {all sizes}, panty liners, individually wrapped feminine wipes, and personal heating/menstruation pain relief pads or patches. All items must be in new boxes/ packaging. For drop-off locations and times click here.

Thursday Night Football

Thursday, October 22nd | 8:20PM

Go to House of Que in Hoboken for Friday night football. Enjoy drinks, food, and fun. Make a reservation here.

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Discussion in the Park

Thursday, October 22nd | 2:00PM-3:30PM

Please join the Hoboken Public Library for this month’s Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Discussion. On October 22 at 2 PM, they will be discussing Love Craft Country by Matt Ruff in Church Square Park across from the library. Learn more here.

Hoboken Sidewalk Sale

Friday, October 23rd | 12:00PM-6:00PM

Walk the streets of Hoboken and get some great deals and holiday buys. Learn more here.

Chloe Grand Pop-Up Shop

Friday, October 23rd | All Day

Go to 632 Washington Street this Friday for a pop-up shop with Chloe Grand and The Co. Or you can shop online here.

Light Up Night Bike Tour

Friday, October 23rd | 6:30PM

Grab your bike lights and get ready to join a night ride starting at 901 Park Avenue in Hoboken. All you need is your lights, bike and yourself. Read more here.

Mammogram-A-thon

Friday and Saturday, October 23rd and 24th | Multiple Times

Join CarePoint Health in their Mammogram-a-thon in order to raise awareness for breast cancer. Locations include Christ Hospital {Oct. 23 (8am-4pm), 24 (9am-1pm)} and Bayonne Medical Center {Oct. 24 (8am-4p)} Contact 201.418.3220 to register.

Zumba at Audubon Park

Saturday, October 24th | 8:00AM-9:00AM

Join the Philippine American Friendship Community in partnership with Jersey City Parks Coalition for outdoor Zumba in Audubon Park. RSVP here.

Whealth Kitchen Cooking Class

Saturday, October 24th | 12:00PM-12:30PM

Learn how to cook stuffed acorn squash with David this weekend at 615 Pavonia Avenue in Jersey City. Sign up here.

Dance for the Cure

Saturday, October 24th | 5:00PM-7:00PM

The Hoboken Library, together with the HHA will be utilizing the South East corner of Mama Johnson Field near the Learning Center for a Breast Cancer Awareness Dance for the Cure. Learn more here.

Macaron Making Class

Saturday, October 24th | 1:00PM-3:00PM

Learn the art of making a delicious french Macaron. Go to 221 River Street, Hoboken, and get tips from a classically trained Pastry Chef Instructor. Sign up here.

Women’s Paint and Brunch

Saturday, October 24th | 10:00AM-12:00PM

Go to the Hope Center {110 Cambridge Ave Jersey City Heights} for a women’s ministry paint and brunch event. Read more here.

The Ghost of Uncle Joe’s

Saturday, October 24th | 12:00PM-4:20PM

Join for a music series of six separate socially distanced shows. This is a fundraiser for and at the Historic Jersey City and Harsimus Cemetery. Read for more details.

The Chilltown Comedy Show

Saturday, October 24th | 12:00PM-4:20PM

Go to 902 Brewing Co. in Jersey City for the Chilltown Comedy Show. 100% of ticket purchases go to the Lori Sorrentino Hennessey Scholarship Fund. Learn more here.

Color Walk

Saturday, October 24th | 10:00AM-2:00PM

Surati for Performing Arts will host its 2nd Annual Fall Colors Walk and Navratri Celebration this Saturday at City Hall in Jersey City. The event will bring together dozens of people to celebrate Jersey City’s diversity, with social distancing of course. Learn more here.

MamaStrength Outdoor Workout Class

Saturday, October 24th | 10:00AM

For all the mamas living in Jersey City Heights or nearby, come join in Riverview Fisk Park, Jersey City Heights. It’s a great time to move your body and meet other mamas or mamas-to-be in our neighborhood. Read more here.

Hudson Yoga Project Pop-Up Class

Saturday, October 24th | 10:00AM-11:15AM

Join Hudson Yoga Project at The Summit in Jersey City Heights this Saturday for yoga, live music, and amazing views. Sign up here.

Virtual Events

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Hoboken Girl Photo Challenge

All October

Post your best photos on Instagram around Hoboken or Jersey City, tag @thehobokengirl, and use the hashtag #FallinLoveWithHoboken to enter the 6th annual photo challenge. Read more about what to do here.

Virtual Book Drive

All October

Participate in a virtual book drive for Cardiac NICU babies. Bright & Baby hosts a Baby Book Club to encourage families to read to their babies during their stay in the hospital. Reading creates opportunities for families to bond with their baby, provides necessary language nutrition the babies might miss out on, and is shown to reduce postoperative pain. The amazon wishlist is attached here.

Pet Costume Contest

All October

Dress up your pet and post a photo on Instagram to enter this virtual Halloween costume contest. Tag the judges on your post and you could win a fabulous prize.

Professional Career Session

Thursday, October 22nd | 1:00PM-2:00PM

Join Kimberly Bueno- Schonig on reaching out to recruiters or employers, and creating a professional portfolio. Those who tune in LIVE will get the chance to ask their professional development and career concerning questions. Join the Series here.

Anti Bullying Parent Talk

Thursday, October 22nd | 4:30PM-5:30PM

Bullying can be a lifelong concern for our loved ones. This presentation will offer a first-hand account of a young man who was bullied as he was growing up on the autism spectrum. A plan will detail seven steps involved in taking a stand against bullying that will be shared that should help self-advocates, families, and professionals. Learn more here.

Hola New Jersey Conference

Thursday, October 22nd | 9:30AM-5:00PM

Join the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce for their Hola New Jersey Conference. They will be focusing on issues of supplier diversity and becoming certified. Register here.

U Up? Live

Thursday, October 22nd | 7:00PM

Jordana & Jared will be LIVE and giving their takes on dating issues ranging from apps to hookups to relationships all while quarantined. Sign up here.

Neck, Shoulder, and Back Pain Relief Tips & Exercises

Friday, October 23rd | 7:00PM-8:00PM

The Hoboken Public Library Presents – Neck, Shoulder and Back Pain Relief Tips & Exercises with Renuka. She finds empowering and educating patients one of the most valuable tools for pain management. Sign up here.

Writing for Wellness

Friday, October 23rd | 1:00PM-2:30PM

Join the Hoboken Public Library and their social work professional Olivia with writing sessions that will cover positive coping skills, self-care journaling, reflection activities, and more. Sign up here.

Voices International Theatre Festival

Friday, October 23rd| 10:00AM

Jersey City Theater Center presents the 2nd annual Voices International Theatre Festival live on zoom. Learn more here.

Zine-A-Thon

Friday-Sunday, October 23rd-25th| 7:00AM-7:00PM

Make a zine in a weekend! What better way to spend 48 hours than pumping out a gorgeous DIY artifact of your own design from the comfort of home with a bunch of other hyped up zine makers, hosted virtually by Vision Coven and SMUSH Gallery. Learn more here.

Coffee & Canvas From Home

Saturday, October 24th | 1:00PM-4:00PM

Create some beautiful art from the comfort of your home with the help of the Hoboken Public Library and Samuel Vega. Read the details here.

Glow 5K

Saturday, October 24th | 9:00AM-6:00PM

Glow Walk Run is a Halloween themed 5k walk/run complete with assorted activities and resources for families to enjoy while aiding ESNJ’s quest in raising funds and spreading awareness to improve the quality of life of those living with Epilepsy. Read more here.

Plotting Your Novel Crash Course

Saturday, October 24th | 1:00PM-4:00PM

Get ready for Jersey City Writers to workshop to the basics of plot structure and delve into story theory. They will  help you mold your ideas into a broad, overarching structure for your novel and come up with a roadmap for writing your masterpiece. Read more here.

Bergen-Passaic Digital Heart Walk

Sunday, October 25th| 9:30AM-11:30AM

Join in on a virtual walk to support the American Heart Association on Facebook. Read more about donations and getting involved here.

Kid-Focused Events

Toddler Story Time

Thursday, October 22nd | 11:00AM-11:30AM

Join the Hoboken Library for toddler storytime, live on Zoom. Register here.

Cartoon Animation Workshop for Teens

Thursday, October 22nd | 4:00PM-5:00PM

Join the Hoboken Public Library for a series of workshops exploring some of Disney’s 12 principles of animation. Sign up here.

Baby Signs Class

Friday, October 23rd | 12:00PM-1:00PM

Learn new songs and sing your favorites as you learn signs from ASL to support language development, self-expression, and bilingualism. Sign up here.

Cooks & Books

Friday, October 23rd | 3:30PM-4:30PM

Join the Hoboken Public Library for Cooks and Books with registered dietician Nathalia Ortiz. We will be reading a short story and making delicious Frankenstein Avocado Toasts over zoom. Register here.

Pumpkin Decorating in Church Square Park

Saturday, October 24th | 12:00PM-1:00PM

Join the Hoboken Public Library for some outdoor pumpkin decorating. Pumpkins, paint, and crayons will be provided! Learn more here.

Greater NJ/NY Events

Egger’s Halloween Workshop

Saturday, October 24th | 1:00PM-2:30PM

Join Egger’s Ice Cream for our annual Halloween Workshop hosted this year outside at our Historic Richmond Town location. Their event will be filled with old fashioned games, kid’s crafts, pumpkin decorating, storytime, and all-around family fun! Learn more here.

Oktoberfest in Raceway Park

Saturday, October 24th | 12:00PM-4:00PM

Join at the iconic Raceway Park in Englishtown NJ to celebrate Oktoberfest. You’ll be able to sample selections from over 30 tri-state area breweries in a safe and fun outdoor setting. Read more here.

Howl-oween Yappy Hour

Saturday, October 24th | 12:00PM-3:00PM

The famous Wonder Bar in Asbury Park, NJ is hosting a HOWL-O-WEEN PARTY for anyone interested in their Yappy Hour Deck. Enjoy a dog-friendly happy hour with drinks and pups. Read more here.

Fall into Peace Day Retreat

Sunday, October 25th | All Day

This one-day fall retreat will be held in Lambertville, NJ, in a Covid-friendly environment. Fall into Peace offers a day to reconnect with you, prepare for the new season, empower self-confidence, and renew your mind and spirit. Sign up here.

Partner Happenings

Excel Physical Therapy is Offering a Complimentary Physical Therapy Consultation and Cupping Session 

Excel Physical Therapy just opened its second Hudson County office located right in the Paulus Hook neighborhood in Jersey City, at 201 Marin Blvd. {The other location is in uptown Hoboken!} With their low therapist-to-patient ratio and spacious, open-concept facility, recovery can happen safely either in person or virtually. There is also a special deal for Hoboken Girl readers: Receive a complimentary physical therapy consultation with one of the expert clinicians and get an optional cupping session while you’re there. Book your appointment here.

Il Tavolo di Palmisano the New Italian Eatery in Hoboken

Il Tavolo di Palmisano, located at 700 Clinton Street creates authentic, Italian family recipes with a modern spin, and you can dine inside or outside for brunch, dinner, or dessert right now — or, you can enjoy their homestyle dishes delivered right to your door. They are now serving weekend brunch with unique cocktails and have some seasonal specials that you won’t want to miss. Make your reservation here.

My Gym Hoboken Offers Hoboken Girl Readers $50 Off When Enrolling for Classes

My Gym Hoboken, located at 720 Monroe Street in Hoboken, offers gymnastics courses, activities to strengthen both mind and body during after school programs, and now is offering to give parents a break with the new 3-hour drop-off classes. Owned and operated by a local family, My Gym Hoboken is now offering a special membership offer for Hoboken Girl readers. Receive $50 off when enrolling for classes with the code HGKIDS”. Get started here.

Upcoming Weekday Events

Namaste & Rose

Wednesday, October 21st | 7:00PM-9:00PM

Join Urban Souls for their 3rd annual Namaste and Rosé and support TRUE Mentors, a great organization. 100% of the proceeds directly benefit children in Hudson County. Sign up here.

Ho-BOO-ken 5k

Monday, October 26th- Monday, November 2nd| Continuous 

The Ho-Boo-ken 5k is going virtual this year. Grab a friend and participate virtually by completing your run by November 2nd. Sign up here.

Breast Cancer Silent Auction

Monday, October 26th | All day

Little Hoboken will be hosting a silent auction filled with amazing prizes from both local and national vendors. The silent auction goes live on October 26. More information and how to participate will be posted on their social media soon. Learn more here.

Sunset Dinners at Antique Loft

Wednesday, October 28th | 6:00PM

Enjoy dinner on the terrace of Antique Loft, 33 Newark Street, and watch the sunset along with taking in the great views Hoboken has to offer. Make a reservation here.

Ocean Soul Restorative Series

Wednesday, October 28th | 6:30PM-7:30PM

Treat yourself to a special Ocean Soul Restorative series. All levels welcome. This class is candlelit in-studio or join on live-stream! Learn more.

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Katie is a Jersey girl born and raised. Living in central New Jersey, she loves spending her summers on the shore. During the rest of the year, you can find her studying on campus at Stevens Institute of Technology where she is majoring in Marketing. Hoboken is now her home away from home and she can’t live without walks by the Hudson or spontaneous trips into New York City.