• Hoboken Girl’s Weekend Events Guide: October 7th {2016} Edition

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    Hi Hoboken and JC! There are so many things in store for you this upcoming weekend—including a very special happy hour, an outdoor wine tasting, a silent headphone party, a hoboken pumpkin patch & so much more. What will you be up to?

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    Taste of Hudson: Thursday, October 6th from 6:00PM-9:00PM

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    Attention foodies: The Boys & Girls Clubs of Hudson County asks that you please join them for a ‘Taste of Hudson.’ There you’ll find delicious drinks & food from Hudson County’s restaurants including — The Hamilton Inn, Fire & Oak Jersey City, Milk Sugar Love, Choc O Pain, Downtown Eddy’s, BROA, Talde, & many, many more. Get your tickets here. Located at the Harborside Atrium {34 Exchange Place, Jersey City}.

    Hoboken Happy Hours at Farside Tavern: Thursday, October 6th at 7:00PM

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    Hoboken Happy Hours invites you to their next happy hour event at Farside Tavern. The event is FREE {no ticket necessary} but will offer a 50/50 with proceeds going to those affected by the tragic train accident at the Hoboken Terminal on 9/29/16. For additional information, please click here

    Vigil for Fabiola Bittar De Kroon: Thursday, October 6th at 7:30PM

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    The HG team asks that you please join our community this evening to honor the life lost in the recent Hoboken tragic train crash. As many know, a NJ-Transit train crashed into the Hoboken Terminal, injured 114 people, and took the life of 34 year-old Hoboken resident, Fabiola Bittar De Kroon. Smart Start Academy, the day care center where Fabiola had dropped her daughter at an hour before the crash, will hold a vigil tonight at 7:30PM in Columbus Park on 9th Street ❤️ We hope to see you there.

    Jack Chevron at Pinot’s Palette: Thursday, October 6th from 7:30PM-9:30PM

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    In need of some festive decor?? This Thursday at 7:30PM {for a special rate of $30}, you can paint a ‘Jack Chevron’ pumpkin at Pinot’s Palette — perfect for this time of year. Get your tickets here before spots fill up. And don’t forget to BYOB. 

    October Birthday Month at The Shannon: Thursday, October 6th at 8:00PM

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    If you have a birthday in October, The Shannon wants you and your friends (up to 10) to have an extended happy hour (until 11PM). The birthday guy/gal will also receieve a special gift — RSVP now by emailing theshannonhoboken@gmail.com.

    Taste of Portugal at Grand Vin: Thursday, October 6th from 9:00PM-11:00PM 

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    Grand Vin invites you to experience the flavors of Portugal at their next {outdoor} wine tasting. Beginning at 9:00PM, you can indulge in a delicious selection of Portuguese wine {white & red} while enjoying the sounds of live music. Purchase your tickets here for $25 or buy them at the door for $35. Grand Vin is located at 500 Grand Street in Hoboken. 

    Hudson Yoga Project Launch Class & Party: Friday, October 7th at 7:15PM

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    Hudson Yoga Project will have their launch class {and party!} this Friday evening. Expect a vinyasa class, live music, good vibes, and refreshments. Located at 720 Monroe Street, Rm C300 — sign up here.

     Don’t forget to catch them every Sunday this month at Athleta for ‘Yoga For a Cause’. (Details here)

    26th Annual JC Art & Studio Tour: Friday October 7th-Sunday, October 9th

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    This weekend, celebrate 26 years of the Jersey City Art & Studio Tour! This event will include hundreds of local artists, performances, music, galleries, and so much more. Don’t miss the kick-off party Friday evening from 6PM-9PM — RSVP hereLocated at 150 Pacific Avenue. Stay tuned for more info tomorrow 🙂

    Dueling Pianos at House of Que’: Friday, October 7th & Saturday, October 8th at 8:00PM 

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    Visit House of Que’ this Friday or Saturday for a night of live {piano} performances. Email info@houseofque.com or call 201-603-3165 to reserve your table as these are popular nights. Located at 340 Sinatra Drive.

    Midtown Authentic Turns 9: Saturday, October 8th-Sunday, October 9th 

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    Midtown Authentic is turning 9 this weekend and is inviting you to celebrate with them!! Visit their storefront on 257 1st Street in Hoboken and enjoy complimentary food, drinks, and incredible deals on designer bags, shoes, & accessories!

    Read more about Midtown Authentic here 

    Harvest Day at Rummage & Ruffage: Saturday, October 8th from 10:00AM-2:00PM

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    Pick and decorate a pumpkin from the Rummage & Ruffage Market’s pumpkin patch — while sipping on some delicious apple cider! $5 per child (HFA members are free). Located at 524 Willow Avenue. 

    Also catch yoga with Kristen at the market from 8:00AM-9:00AM — $10 suggested donation for adults, kids are free. BYOMat. 

    Pumpkin Patch at Pier 13: Saturday, October 8th at 11:00AM

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    Visit Pier 13 this weekend and find your pumpkin {and enjoy $4 drinks while doing so}. Located at 1301 Sinatra Drive. 

    SH*T UP AND LISTEN: Saturday, October 8th from 9:30PM-2:00AM

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    ChicpeaJC is bringing back SH*T UP AND LISTEN. This popular party will make it’s fifth appearance Saturday evening at Transmission {150 Bay Street JC} beginning at 9:30PM and will go until 2:00AM. Get your tickets {includes headphones} here.

    Hudson Bike Share Turns One: Sunday, October 9th {ALL DAY}

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    This Sunday, Hudson Bike Share is turning one. To celebrate and say thank you, they’re running a competition with a chance to win $100 of rides. To enter all you have to do is take a photo of you on a bike ride {by a bike or by a station}, upload it to social media, and tag Hudson Bike Share. Competition starts now and will end midnight on Sunday — winner announced Monday morning. 

    Fall Family Fun Day: Sunday, October 9th from 12:00PM-4:00PM

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    The Hoboken Historical Museum invites you to join them for Fall Family Fun Day. This FREE fun will include crafts {lunch-bag owls, fall themed wreaths & more!}, games, refreshments, and musical entertainment by Dave Jay. Located at the 1301 Hudson Street. 

    Upcoming Weekday Events 

    Monday, October 10th from 11:00AM-12:30PM- Gelato making class {for kids ages 6-14} at Bucket & Bay sign up here

    Monday, October 10th at 8:00PM- Game of Thrones trivia at Maxwell’s.

    Tuesday, October 11th from 6:00PM-8:00PM- Taco Tuesday Open House at Enrichment Clubs — tacos, ice cream, & True Mentors volunteering information/ Email katie.eades@truementors.org with any questions. Located at 123 Jefferson Street.

    Wednesday, October 12th from 4:00PM-6:00PM-Low Cost Wellness Clinic at Liberty Humane Society {first come, first served basis}

    Wednesday, October 12th at 8:00PM- Hocus Pocus trivia at House of Que’ — reserve your table here. 

    Wednesday, October 12th at 9:00PM- Comedy at the Cantina located at 80 River Street. 

    Thursday, October 13th from 5:00PM-7:00PM- Hudson County of Commerce’s ‘Member Appreciation’ at Raymour & Flannigan JC — click here for additional information or to register. 

    Thursday, October 13th at 7:00PM – NJYP’s Make Your Own Moscow Mule or Margarita — located at The Ainsworth {310 Sinatra Dr}. Tickets here.

    Thursday, October 13th at 7:00PM- Community Southwest Area Redevelopment Plan — located at the Multi Service Center {124 Grand Street}.

    Thursday, October 13th from 7:30PM-9:00pm- Healthy & Active Kids {Be Your Child’s Healthiest Role Model} — hosted by Little Hoboken & Work It Out. For additional information or to RSVP email gymnastics@workitoutgym.com or call 201-710-5458.

    What will you do this week{end}? 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.