Hoboken Girl’s Weekend Events Guide: September 30th {2016} Edition

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Happy Friday Hoboken! While it’s been a rainy, VERY rough week, this last weekend in September is FULL of things to do – including Bark in the Park, a Hoboken block party, an amazing vintage sale, and so much more. So if you’re staying in town to enjoy the weekend — you can make your plans:

Hoboken Girl’s {Upcoming} Featured Event

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New York City NEDA Walk: Sunday, October 2nd from 9:00AM-11:30AM

Help join the fight against eating disorders at the NYC NEDA Walk this Sunday morning. Each year, NEDA, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, organizes this walk that helps raise awareness and vital funds to support the millions of individuals and families affected by eating disorders. This walk will include aerie giveaways, flash tattoos, card-making, entertainment, yoga, inspirational speakers (including Aerie Role Model, Iskra Lawrence), and round trip walk across the Brooklyn Bridge! For additional information or to register/donate, please click hereLocated at Foley Square {111 Worth Street in NYC}. 

Additional Weekend Events 

Wine Knowledge at Bin 14: Friday, September 30th from 5:00PM-7:00PM

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Start your weekend off with a glass {or two} of Washington State wine from Gorman Winery. Bin 14 will host this wine tasting event that will include higher-tiered bottles from their coveted ‘reserve list’. Tickets are just $20 — call (201) 963-9463 for additional information! 

Grinding After Dark: Friday, September 30th from 6:00PM-9:00PM

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Visit The Grind Shop this Friday evening for their monthly “Grinding After Dark” — a live music series featuring performances by Kazemde George, Walter Stinson, David Frazier, and Michael Mayo. This is a BYOB event. Located at 360 Communipaw Ave in Jersey City. 

Double Parked Debut: Friday, September 30th from 7:00PM-11:00PM

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902 Brewing Co and Hoboken Parking Helper are co-hosting an event this Friday evening to debut 902’s newest brew — The Double Parked IPA. Stop by 8th Street Tavern {located at 800 Washington Street} to taste this delicious addition and enjoy free giveaways!

Cadillac Cantina Turns 3: Friday, September 30th from 8:00PM-close

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Join Cadillac Cantina in ringing in their THIRD birthday this Friday evening!! Sure to be a fun time filled with drink specials, shot specials, and music to dance the night away! Located at 80 River Street. 

Wicked Wolf’s {September} Birthday BashFriday, September 30th from 10:00PM-1:00AM

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Have a birthday in September?  Wicked Wolf is celebrating EVERY birthday in September this Friday evening with drinks on the house and half priced drinks for all your friends & family!!! This is an RSVP only event and will be held 10pm-1am. RSVP here

Hoboken Comedy Festival: Friday, September 30th-Sunday, October 2nd

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The 7th Annual Hoboken Comedy Festival is taking place throughout the weekend! The comedy festival raises money for Hudson County’s Jersey City-based Liberty Humane Society — a non profit animal shelter. Catch any of the following shows: Friday @ Willie McBrides {8PM & 10PM}, Saturday @ Bark in the Park & The Shannon {10PM}, Sunday @ Maxwell’s {8PM}.

Bark in the Park: Saturday, October 1st from 12:00PM-6:00PM

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This Saturday Liberty Humane Society’s biggest fundraiser of the year, Bark in the Park, will take place!! There you’ll find furry friends {an adoption van will be present!}, great food & beer, face painting, local music, pet costume contest, and the NJ Devils hockey team! All donations raised though this event go directly towards providing medical care, spay/neuter, adoption, and foster programs for local homeless animals. Register/donate here to help them reach their goal of $50,000 and to increase awareness for LHS. Located at 1 5th Street in Hoboken. We hope to see you all there!

10th Street Block Party: Saturday, October 1st from 12:00PM-sunset 

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From noon till sunset, 10th Street will be shut down for the Turtle Club and 10th & Willow’s block party! Including an outdoor beer garden & dining, barbecue, a DJ, bouncy castle, face painting for the kids, and so much more! Find the festivities between Park & Willow. 

Hoboken Scavenger Hunt: Saturday, October 1st from 12:00PM-5:00PM

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One of our favorite organizations, True Mentors, is having their annual Hoboken Scavenger Hunt this Saturday! Expect fun challenges that vary between mental and physical obstacles, great people, and a chance to explore all over our mile square town. Don’t miss the after party at House of Que’ where prizes will be awarded for the 1st and 2nd place teams. For additional information or to register, please click here!

Stuff Your Bag Sale: Saturday, October 1st-Sunday, October 2nd

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Ohhhh maaa gaaah — this is a sale you do NOT want to miss! Revival Vintage Boutique is hosting their first ever stuff your bag event where you can score amazing vintage pieces including clothing, purses, accessories, shoes and more for a fraction of their original price {all you do is purchase a bag and you get to fill it with as much as you can fit!}. You have two days to check it out {Oct. 1st and 2nd from 12-5pm}. Located at 47B Harrison Street. 

Yoga For A Cause at Athleta: Sunday, October 2nd from 9:30AM-10:30AM

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Athleta of Hoboken asks that you please join them as Hudson Yoga Project teaches a FREE yoga class in support of National Breast Cancer Month {donations optional to benefit the National Breast Cancer Foundation}. All levels are welcome..just be sure to BYOM! Call 201-65304101 to RSVP! 

People’s Choice {Apple} Desert Contest: Sunday, October 2nd at 11:00AM 

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The second annual ‘People’s Choice Apple Dessert Contest‘ will take place this Sunday at the Riverview Farmers Market in Jersey City! Enter any dessert made with NJ grown apples from 11:00AM-noon, then taste & vote from noon-2:00PM {$5 suggested donation}. ***From 10-3pm they will be collecting winter clothing donations {coats, scarves, hats, gloves, etc} for Jersey City residents in need ❤️

Autumn Cookie Workshop: Sunday, October 2nd from 11:00AM-12:15PM

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Your chance to decorate these adorable fall-themed cookies is this Sunday at Celebrate Life Studio! Supplies and decorating techniques will be provided during the 75 minute class and it is appropriate for ages 3 & up — reserve your spot hereAll decorated cookies will be arranged into a gift box to take home. 

 

Upcoming Weekday Events

Monday, October 3rd at 8:00PM- Mean Girls trivia at Maxwell’s.

Tuesday, October 4th from 6:00PM-8:00PM – String Theory School’s education information session at Tea NJ {a vegan coffeeshop!} — learn about a new proposed charter school in Jersey City.

Wednesday, October 5th from 9:00AM-10:30AM- The Hoboken Police Department invites the community to join them for “coffee with a cop” — located at La Isla Uptown {25 12th Street}

Wednesday, October 5th at 7:00PM – Local Barre & Hudson Table host ‘Barre It’s What’s For Dinner‘ — reserve your spot here!

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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.