• Hoboken Girl Weekend Events Guide: September 11th {2015} Edition

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    Happy Friday Hoboken! Today, make sure to take a moment to honor our country and those who sacrificed their lives of 9/11.  Then, take a look at the amazing events coming up this weekend- lots to do around town. Enjoy!

     

    9/11 Memorial Service: Friday, September 11th at 6:00PM

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    Government officials will be in Pier A park on Friday evening to pay tribute to the 57 Hoboken residents and their families who lost their lives in the attacks on September 11th, 2001. The public is invited to attend the service to honor the lives lost. Whether you’re able to attend this service or not, the Hoboken Girl team encourages you to take a moment to honor our country and all the lives lost during the tragic day 14 years ago.

    Hoboken Italian Festival: Friday, September 11th at 7:00PM-Sunday, September 13th at 11:00PM

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    This festival is one of our favorites of the year! The Annual Hoboken Italian Festival takes place throughout this weekend on Sinatra Drive. Catch the best of Hoboken live entertainment, amaaazzing Italian food, and fun vendors this weekend. This festival is sure to be a feast and one you don’t want to miss. Get detailed entertainment and vendor information here. 

    Artist Maker Market: Friday, September 11th from 1-10:00PM

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    This Friday, Downtown Jersey City presents Artist & Maker Market. The market partners with Groove on Grove for this end of season event. It’s going to be amazing with over 30 hand selected vendors and a full lineup of live music beginning at 5:00PM. ChicpeaJC has the full list of vendors here. Make sure to stop by and check this out!

     “American Dreamers” Play and Happiness Show: Friday, September 11th – Saturday, October 10th

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    The Jersey City Theatre Center presents Happiness- a series of art, film, theatre, and community dialogue- running through October 10th. The series seeks to bring an understanding to the role of happiness in our lives. This weekend, playwright Leo Romeo’s American Dreamers premiers at the newly upgraded Black Box Theatre at Merseles Studios. The play is a dark comedy about how navigating through a 21st century world that values power, wealth, sex, and fame far more than genuine happiness. Tickets are $24 if purchased in advance or $28 the day of the show. For showtimes and more information click here

    Country Night at Maxwell’s: Friday, September 11th at 7:00PM

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    Maxwell’s summer concert series continues with Casey James this Friday. Join them from 7-10:00PM for the tailgate party featuring live music and drink specials before the start of the show. Tickets are $10 and the event is 21+.

    Walk of Hope for Infertility: Saturday, September 12th at 8:00AM

    Screen Shot 2015-09-10 at 4.26.45 PMThis weekend, the RESOLVE’s 1st Annual Tristate Walk of Hope will be held at Overpeck County Park in Ridgefield Park. The walk represents the infertility journey—a series of small steps, each one filled with hope and a reminder that no one should walk on this journey alone Check-in begins at 8:00AM and the Walk begins at 9:00AM. All Walk activities will be completed by 11:00AM. The event takes place rain or shine! The event will feature massage chairs, a bounce house, and a Ben & Jerry’s Truck! The Tri-State Walk of Hope is pet-friendly. Click this link to register for free. For technical assistance, email info@resolve.org.

    Liberty Humane Society Presents Bayonne Barks: Saturday, September 12th from 10:AM-3:00PM

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    This Saturday the Liberty Humane Society presents Bayonne BARKS, a one-day event at City Park in Bayonne. They’ve jam-packed the offerings for the day, including low-cost pet microchipping, a BYO Dog wash {Bring your pup, and they’ll provide the supplies to get him squeaky clean}, music and open mic, ice cream, face painting, bounce house, games and activities for kids, and a name your price pet adoption promotion. Their mobile adoption unit will be on site and we’ll have dozens of adorable, adoptable cats and dogs all ready for their forever homes!

    Prime Cycle’s 1st Birthday Celebration: Saturday, September 12th – Sunday, September 13th

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    Prime Cycle is celebrating their 1st birthday this weekend with a party that includes theme rides, package sales, raffles, prizes and more! Check out the schedule and book a bike to take advantage of an amazing workout while joining in the fun and wishing Prime Cycle a happy birthday!

    Empire Cares Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser: Saturday, September 12th from 7-11:00PM

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    Empire Realty Group hosts this black-tie event on Saturday as a fundraiser for cystic fibrosis research. Nick Costantino, one of the realty group’s sales associates, deals with the disease on a daily basis an serves as an inspiration to all those hosting the event. The event will feature food tastings from favorite local restaurants including Madison’s Bar and Grill, Anthony David’s, and Blue Eyes Restaurant with beverages sponsored by Giannone Wine & Liquor. Attendees will enjoy live music, dancing, and a silent auction hosted at the W Hotel. Tickets are $125 per person and can be purchased here. Attend an amazing event that benefits a wonderful cause!

    Wicked Wolf Football Sundays Launch Party: Sunday, September 13th at 1:00PM

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    Head to the Wicked Wolf early on Sunday, September 13th for the launch of the Wolf Sundays Party with the first round of Sunday football games this season. They’ll be showing the Jets at 1:00PM and the Giants at 8:30PM with over 30 HDTVS. They’re feature $20 Coors Light buckets and towers and $4 Coors Light drafts all day and all night, along with our NEW brunch and lunch menu, available from 11am- 11pm!

    Upcoming Weekday Events

    Monday, September 14th at 8:00PM- Harry Potter Trivia at Maxwell’s

    Wednesday, September 16th at 6:00AM- Free Yoga at Buddha Press

    Thursday, September 17th at 7:00PM- Back to Football happy our at the Ale House

    Thursday, September 17th at 8:00PM- Massage Envy “Pop Up Shop” Event

    How are you spending your weekend Hoboken? Have fun!

    *Buddha Press is now closed. 

     


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    Kate Lombardo is Hoboken Girl’s Marketing and Events Manager. She joined the HG team in February of 2015 and loves keeping readers up to date on news and things to do in Hoboken. Kate lives uptown with her husband and can often be found shopping her way through Hoboken’s boutiques or taste-testing her way through the mile square’s amazing restaurants. She’s a local yoga teacher who loves helping people live the healthiest and happiest version of their lives. Check her out on Instagram @katelombardoyoga.


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