• Hoboken Girl’s Weekend Events Guide: August 5th {2016} Edition

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    Helloooo August – we can’t believe you’re here already. This weekend holds plenty of things to do – including the last chance to catch ‘Long Gone Daddy’ at MST, a magic show, a DIY workshop, and an appearance by Instagram celebrity, The Fat Jewish! What do you have planned?

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    Story time at Little City BooksFriday, July 8th at 10:00AM & 11:00AM

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    Every Friday at 10:00AM & 11:00AM, Laura Acocella, reads a variety of Children’s books and you’re invited to attend! Bring your little one {ages: babies-4 years old} by Little City Books for a beautiful morning.

    Lemonade Stand for Madison: Friday, August 5th from 12:00PM-7:00PM

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    Please stop by Aaraa Accessories this Friday to support Madison and her parents in their time of need. They will be hosting a lemonade stand from 12:00PM-7:00PM and every $1 glass go directly to the Cohen family. If you can’t make it and would still like to make a donation, please visit their GoFundMe page hereAs always, thank you for your incredible support Hoboken. 

    To read more about Madison’s story, click here.

    Hudson Restaurant Week’s Last Night: Friday, August 5th 

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    Hoboken, this is your LAST chance to experience Hudson Restaurant Week! A few participating restaurants—-The Ainsworth, Amanda’s, Brass Rail, City Bistro, Court Street, Dino & Harry’s, Hamilton Pork, The Madison, Turtle Club & many, many more. For a full list click here. Don’t miss out on the last night!! 

    Long Gone Daddy’s Last Weekend at MST: Friday, August 5th-Sunday, August 7th

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    This is the last weekend you can catch ‘Long Gone Daddy’ at Hoboken’s own Mile Square Theatre!! As the follow up to Gallo’s critically acclaimed Off-Broadway solo play, My Italy Story, this show will present the comic misadventures of becoming a stay-at-home father and will answer the very important question…”When does a father earn the right to be called Dad?“. Purchase your tickets here and catch a show on any of the following nights: Friday-Saturday shows will begin at 8:00PM. On Sundays, shows will begin at 3:00PM. Located at 1408 Clinton Street.

    Lulu’s Live Magic Show on the Lawn: Friday, August 5th at 6:00PM

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    Hudson Taylor is bringing his tricks to Hoboken this Friday evening!! Don’t miss this awesome show beginning at 6:00PM on the lawn – located at 225 River St. 

    D’s Soul Full Cafe’s 10th Anniversary: Saturday, August 6th from 8:00AM-1:00AM

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    Help local business, D’s Soul Full Cafe, celebrate their 10th year Anniversary!! Including 10% off walk-in order over $10, games & prizes for kids, and live music, drink specials and raffles later in the evening! Full details here.

    Sweat With Your Squad at Athleta: Saturday, August 6th from 8:45AM-9:45AM

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    Grab your friends and join the Athleta team for a sweaty Saturday morning! Kara of FITRxN will be teaching a high intensity interval training workout (FIT HIIT) followed immediately by antioxidant mocktails, mini-facials by The Beauty Counter, and chances to win a gym bag, $50 shop card & a beachside getaway with your friends! Please RSVP in-store or by calling  201-653-4101.

    Liberty Humane Society at Midtown Farmers Market: Saturday, August 6th from 9:00AM-2:00PM

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    Visit the Midtown Farmers Market this Saturday and peruse their various vendors with a special appearance by Liberty Humane Society! They’ll have their furry friends with them who are looking for a forever home and available to adopt. Located on the corner of 6th and Willow. 

    Wine & Workshop at DIY Uncorked: Saturday, August 6th at 8:00PM

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    Do your wine bottles need a ‘home’? DIY Uncorked is hosting a wine rack workshop (above image) this Saturday from 8:00PM-11:00PM and it’s sure to be a fun (& creative) evening – including a special tasting by Goose Island! Grab your tickets here before spots are filled. Located at 49 Harrison Street. 

    Upcoming Weekday Events

    Monday, August 8th at 8:00PM- The Office trivia at Maxwell’s.

    Tuesday, August 9th at 8:30PM- Movies on Pier 13 — feature film:  Weird Science

    Wednesday, August 10th from 6:30PM-7:30PM- Fitness Under the 14th St. Viaduct featuring a FREE class taught by Surya YogaDon’t forget to BYO yoga mat.

    Wednesday, August 10th at 7:00PMThe Fat Jewish {& White Girl Rosé} at Pier 13! No ticket necessary. 

    Wednesday, August 10th at 8:00PM- Game of Thrones trivia at House of Que’.

    Wednesday, August 10th at 8:15PM- Movies Under the Stars on Pier A — feature film:The Peanuts Movie

    What will you be up to this weekend? We hope it’s a good one xo 


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    Meg is a twenty-something “old soul” and is known to leave {red} lipstick marks on her coffee mugs. She moved to Hoboken last year for a boy {a wonderful one at that} and has happily resided uptown since. When she’s not writing our weekly events guide, she’s a real estate agent and an amateur photographer. You can usually find Meg at a local coffee shop, a hot yoga studio, or home with her two cats, Penny Lane & Lucy. She loves a good glass of wine and cooking to her favorite band, The Beatles. Show this girl a sense of humor or recommend some good fiction and she’ll love you, dearly.