Hoboken Girl’s Weekend Events Guide: April 24th {2015} Edition

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Definitely a fun filled weekend ahead of us in Hoboken. Lots {and lots} of shopping, wine tastings, art shows, and bar crawls. Enjoy the weekend!

*Featured Event*

W HOBOKEN Presents Fashion Revival — An Exclusive Pop Up Shopping Experience with Two Heathers:

Friday, April 24th at 11:00AM,

Saturday, April 25th from 10:00AM-8:00PM,

Sunday, April 26th from 10:00AM-3:00PM

Located on the 17th floor of the W in Suite 1710 overlooking NYC!

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 Breathe new life into your spring wardrobe with W Hoboken and Two Heathers. While sipping on champagne, enjoy insider access to the boutique’s hottest styles (including some sale items up to 50% off!) for a fun and stylish shopping experience. Featured brands include: Show Me Your Mumu, Ted Baker Clothing & Bags, Ted Baker Shoes, Trina Turk, Bella Dahl, Lovers + Friends, JACK, Noir NYC Jewelry, Wildfox Sunglasses, MHART Designs, Kitsch Accessories, Koral Activewear & Denim, BB Dakota and so much more! W Hoboken guests and residents will receive a 15% discount and all shoppers will enjoy unique gifts with purchase from brands we love. All shoppers will also be entered to win exclusive door prizes including a brand new pair of Ted Baker shoes, a Show Me Your Mumu giveaway and a special Two Heathers prize. Winners will be announced on Sunday night. Style experts will be on hand to help you put together the perfect spring looks and fill you in on the best styles to flatter your figure Hoboken Girl’s favorite style contributor, Tiffany Piñero, will be on site Friday from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM and Saturday from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Stylist Elana Nanscawen from Super Color Fashionistic will be there Friday from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. The event will take place in the EWOW Suite. Be sure to check in at the front desk to get a key!

Additional Weekend Events

Hoboken Chess Open: Saturday, April 25th at 1:00PM

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This free event is open to all Hoboken residents and students, and promises to be a great day of learning, strategy, and camaraderie. The event will take place at the Hoboken Boys and Girls Club located at 123 Jefferson Street.

Kitten Foster Workshop with the Liberty Humane Society: Saturday, April 25th from 1-3:00PM

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 Join the Liberty Humane Society for a FREE workshop covering the ins-and-outs of fostering kittens. Foster families and foster homes are a vital part of the animal care team, providing short-term care for kittens until they are old enough to be adopted.  Covering everything you need to know about fostering kittens, from adolescents to bottles babies, this workshop will answer all your questions about what’s involved in being a foster parent for LHS. The event will take place on Saturday, April 25 at the Pershing Field Community Center, 201 Central Ave in Jersey City. If you’re interested in attending, please RSVP to Grace@libertyhumane.org.  If you can’t make this session, they’ll host other sessions soon!

Spanish Wine Tasting at Court Street: Saturday, April 25th from 1:45-4:00PM

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Court Street has one of the best wine lists and town, so this is sure to be a great event. The cost of the tasting is $27.95 plus tax and a $5.00 gratuity for a total of $34.90 per person. A selection of cheese and crackers is served during the tasting, however, we strongly recommend that you have lunch prior to the tasting (we are not open for lunch)! You will be able to register up to an additional 3 guests for a total of 4 in your party. You can pay by credit card using PayPal, for which you do not need a PayPal account. Your registration for the Wine Tasting is not complete until you pay for the tasting through PayPal. Upon payment, PayPal will send you an email confirming your payment.If you do not make your payment through PayPal you will not be registered for the tasting. If you have any difficulty registering, please call 201.795.4515. If the registration is closed, please call us and we’ll put you on the wait list 201-795-4515

942 Summit Up & Out Pop Up Event: Saturday, April 25th from 11:00AM-3:00PM

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Head into Jersey City this weekend and join the ladies of 942 Summit as they host Up & Out to treat customers to complimentary up-do’s, braids, or curls, perfect for a Spring evening out! This event will be held outside in the backyard area (weather permitting) and will include a complimentary DIY hair mask with Bloomsbury Sq., and samples of beauty treats & teas by WHOS Gluten Free and Do You Tea.

You must reserve your 30 minute appointment ahead of time, spots will fill up quickly {so do that ASAP}! Email niambi@bloomsburysq.com or call (201)899-0303 to sign up.

Ilias Muratov Opening at the Barsky GallerySaturday, April 25th from 6-9:00PM

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Barsky Gallery is pleased to present the work of Ilias Muratov! This solo exhibition marks Muratov’s triumphant return to the area which has had so much influence on his style. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to experience this incredible exhibition of his work – oils on canvas, watercolors on paper, and miniature framed sketches of erotica and the female form. The exhibition at Barsky Gallery will open Saturday, April 25th with a reception for the artist from 6:00 – 9:00 pm. The exhibition will run through Sunday, May 31st. Visit the Barsky Gallery’s website for more info.

 

Cruisin’ For Israel Yom Ha’Atzmaut Celebration: Saturday, April 25th at 9:00PM

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Join Jewish Young Professionals as on a cruise along the Hudson celebrating Yom Ha’Atzmaut this Saturday from 9-11:30pm. The celebration will take place aboard the Cornucopia Destiny. The boat departs promptly at 9:30PM from 14th Street Pier. Tickets are $40 in advance and $55 at the door. They include two drinks, kosher dairy desserts, a DJ, JSwipe photo experience, and a swag bag for everyone who buys tickets in advance. Click here for more information or contact Kim Schwartzman at 201.820.3936 or kimberlys@jfnnj.org.

Hoboken Boutique Crawl: Sunday, April 26th from 11:00AM-4:00PM

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The Hoboken Boutique Crawl will take place on Sunday, April 26th from 11am-6pm showcasing over 30 local boutiques. The boutiques will offer in-store raffles and 15% off discounts throughout the shops. Hoboken is such a wonderful community and the local businesses are coming together to support this event by flying pink balloons outside their doors in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. A portion of the proceeds with support breast cancer research. The event is FREE for all shoppers to participate. The boutiques ask that all crawlers wear something PINK, take a beautiful stroll around town and shop til you drop from 11AM- 6PM Sunday April 26th and grow your spring wardrobe! Participants can RSVP here and use the hashtag #HobokenBoutiqueCrawl to share your photos. For a full list of Participating Hoboken Boutiques and more information about the event please visit Hoboken Boutique Crawl’s Facebook page or email hobokenboutiquecrawl@gmail.com.

 

Social Sandbox & 902 Brewing Company Willow Ave Bar Crawl: Sunday, April 26th from 11:00AM-9:00PM

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Willow has some of our favorite bars and this weekend the Hoboken Social Sandbox and 902 Brewing Company is leading a bar crawl where you get to visit all of them! Cost will be $5.00 cash for a wristband which will get you access to all drink/food specials. Everyone will need a wristband even if you are not drinking. The wristband also lets everyone know who is with out group to make it easier to meet people. The schedule is below and you can click here for drink specials.
1. 11am – 1:00 pm Finnegans – 734 Willow Ave
2. 1:00- 3:00 pm Turtle Club – 936 Park Ave
3. 3:00-5:00 pm 10th and Willow – 935 Willow Ave
4. 5:00 – 7:00 pm The Ale House – 1034 Willow Ave
5. 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Smokin Barrel – 1313 Willow Ave

 

Upcoming Weekday Events
 Monday, April 27th at 8:00PM- Harry Potter Trivia at Maxwell’s
Wednesday, April 29th at 6:30PM- Spring Fever at City Bistro with the Hoboken Shelter
Thursday, April 30th at 8:00PM- Hoboken Comedy at Maxwell’s
Thursday, April 30th- Sierra Nevada Craft Beer Day at the Ainsworth

 

Last weekend in April — can you believe it? Have fun!
*Two Heathers is now closed.
*Smokin’ Barrel 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.