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Hoboken Girl Weekend Events Guide: October 16th {2015} Edition

by Kate Lombardo
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Happy weekend, Hoboken! It definitely feels like fall around town, and we’re loving it! Get outside this weekend and enjoy some fun events around the Mile-Square. 🙂

Upcoming Featured Events

Hoboken Girl October Social: Thursday, October 22nd from 7-9:00PM

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We are so excited for our upcoming Wine & Pumpkin Painting Hoboken Girl Social! The event will be held at the newly opened paint and sip spot, Wine & Design, on 14th and Grand. BYO-Pumpkin to the event and have fun painting and decorating while socializing with other fabulous Hoboken girls. Giannone’s Wine is sponsoring the event and treating us to a yummy wine tasting {but feel free to bring your favorite bottle!}. We’ll also have some ahh-mazzing cupcakes on hand from Jaret’s Stuffed Cupcakes {seriously… we die!} and some great giveaways. Tickets are $40, and there are only 2 tickets left! Call your BFF and scoop them up before the event sells out. And make sure to sign up for our mailing list for the latest info on our upcoming socials {ps- they’re going to be super fun}!

Fund for a Better Waterfront Anniversary Celebration: Thursday, October 22nd at 7:00PM

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On Thursday, October 22, 2015, Fund for a Better Waterfront will hold their 25th-Anniversary Party at the Hoboken Elks Club {1005 Washington}. Join them for an evening of music, dancing, entertainment, fine food and drink. The event features an open bar, little Latin bites by Zafra Kitchens, and music by Emily and the Ideals. FBW will present its 3rd annual Riparian Award to honor the two developers who made Maxwell Place Park possible.  Tickets are available online for $75 and at the door for $85.


Additional Weekend Events

Live Music at Maxwell’s: Friday, October 16th at 7:00PM

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Maxwell’s can always be counted on for live music and this weekend is no exception. Maxwell’s presents Invalids with Slim Charles, Arrows in Her & Use Big Words. Doors open at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 at the door and you must be 21 or older to enter.

Hoboken Harvest Festival: Saturday, October 17th from 11:00AM-3:00PM


The Annual Hoboken Harvest Festival is being held on Pier A this Saturday. Enjoy family friendly fun fall activities including pumpkin painting, pony rides, a petting zoo, horse & carriage rides, a hay maze, face painting, sand art, moonwalk & Puffy the Dragon inflatables, music, dance, and more. There will be live performances by the Garden St. School of the Performing Arts and Hoboken Hip Hop from All Saints Episcopal Day School with Jenn Eisenberg. Email gfallo@hobokennj.org for more information.


Yoga That Makes a Difference at Real Hot Yoga: Saturday, October 17th at 1:00 & 2:15PM


Real Hot Yoga is hosting a donation based event this weekend to benefit the fight against breast cancer. Sign up for either the 1:00pm or 2:15pm class this weekend and donate $10 {or more!} to take the class. All of the proceeds will go directly to Mary’s Place by the Sea, an organization dedicated to supporting women with cancer through integrative services which complement their medical treatment and empower, educate and support their healing: mind, body and soul.


True Mentors Hoboken Scavenger Hunt: Saturday, October 17th from 12-5:00PM


Join True Mentors at their annual scavenger hunt this weekend for a chance to explore Hoboken and get to know other mentors, volunteers and supporters of this amazing organization.  Support their mission to unearth the excellence of children in Hoboken. Registration begins at 12:00PM at Church Square Park {4th and Park} and the hunt runs from 1-3:00PM. Challenges vary between mental and physical obstacles. The hunt is all about creativity and finding ways to show off different areas of town that might not be on your radar. Afterwards, head to Willie McBrides and enjoy small bites and snacks. There will be prizes for both the family and adult division.  All proceeds directly benefit TRUE Mentors. Click here to purchase tickets.


Open Your Hips & Release Your Shoulders Workshop: Saturday, October 17th from 3-5:00PM


Yoga teacher, Janel DuRoss will host a dynamic hips & shoulders workshop this weekend at Mimi Yoga.  The workshop will help you get your body moving in various planes of motion, find balance with your feet, and improve flexibility. The workshop is designed to help students feel better in their bodies. You can learn specific techniques that can be practiced at home as well. Call {201} 222-1814 or click here to sign up.

WOW Comedy at The Shannon: Saturday, October 17th from 5-7:00PM

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WOW Comedy is back at The Shannon with an all-star lineup featuring headliner Mike Recine as we well as Brett Druck, Gregory Joseph, Greg Radin, Mollie Sperduto, Jake Shapiro, Corey Siercho, Amanda Hurley, and Jim Dodge. Tickets will be sold at the door for $10. Come out and  laugh this weekend!

Live Music at Maxwell’s: Saturday, October 17th at 8:00PM

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The live music continues at Maxwell’s on Saturday night as Move Entertainment presents A Balance Between with Super Snake, Pralaya & Another Distraction. Doors open at 7:30PM. Tickets are $11 if purchased here in advance, or $14 at the door. You must be 21 or older to enter.

hob’art “Color Line Form” Exhibit: Sunday, October 18th – Sunday, November 8th


hob’art’s third group show of the year, “Color Line Form,” opens to the public this weekend and will remain open through November 8th. Using this exciting new theme, each of the hob’art artists get an opportunity to show their unique style. Works by Meredeth Turshen, Ibou Ndoye, Alberte Bernier, Maya Forester, France Garrido, and Constance Ftera will celebrate their rich, vibrant color sense and their joyful use of line. Form plays an immense role in the sculpture and carvings of artists Katie McGeehin, Geraldine Gaines and Liz Cohen. Our multitalented photographers Don Sichler, Starr Tucker-Ortega, Jim Legge, Ann Kinney, Roy Wright, Jean Paul Picard, and Tom Egan are also inspired by color as affected by light and dark. Finally, the inventiveness of artists Leslie Rubman, Carla Cubit and and Rich Roberts brings their collage and found object assemblages alive with color, line and form. The hob’art gallery is located in the Monroe Art Center, 720 Monroe Street, E208, Hoboken. A reception to meet the exhibitors will be held on Saturday, October 17th, 6-8pm, on Sunday, October 18 at 3:30pm, the artists will talk about their artwork and welcome questions from visitors. Visit their website for more information.

Upcoming Weekday Events

Monday, October 19th at 8:00PM- Horror Movie Trivia at Maxwell’s

Wednesday, October 21st at 7:00PM- Madame Claude Wine Tasting Event

Thursday, October 22nd at 6:30PM- New Leader’s Council recruitment happy hour at The W

Thursday, October 22nd at 7:00PM- Hoboken Girl Social at Wine & Design

Thursday, October 22nd at 7:00PM- Fund for a Better Waterfront Anniversary Party at Hoboken Elk’s Club

Any big weekend plans? Have fun!

Have an upcoming event? Email Kate@HobokenGirl.com to let us know!

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