• Hoboken Girl Weekend Events Guide: Aug 14th {Edition}

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    It’s going to be sunny and warm this weekend Hoboken! Make sure to get out and soak up the rays why we still can with these great events this weekend.  Enjoy!

     

    Hob’art Co-operative Gallery: Friday, August 14th from 1-5:00PM

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    The Monroe Center for the Arts will be hosting an art exhibit open to the public from August 14th-September 13th. The exhibit is called “Essence” and was created by artists Miriam Untoria and Katie Duffy McGeehin. The artists will present artwork in a variety of mediums including acrylic, mixed media, plaster, stone, and mortar. The exhibit will be located at the hob’art gallery. On Saturday, August 15h  there will be a reception from 6-8PM to meet the artists. On Sunday, August 16th at 3:30PM the two artists will discuss their artwork and there will be a Q & A. The Monroe Center for the Arts is located at 720 Monroe Street.

     

    La Festa ItalianaFriday, August 14th from 5-11:00PM – Sunday, August 16th from 12-9:00PM

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    We just cannot get enough of the delicious Italian food in the Hoboken area. The 112th La Festa Italiana will be held this weekend at Holy Rosary Church in Jersey City. Holy Rosary Church is the first Italian parish in New Jersey and they are celebrating their 130 years with this amazing Italian festival. Head to Jersey City, enjoy some fried zeppole’s, live entertainment, and more scrumptious Italian food! Holy Rosary Church is located at 344 6th Street, Jersey City.

     

    Live at the Lumberyard: Friday, August 14th from 7-10PM

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    Riverview Neighborhood Association presents the Lumberyard Concert Series. Bands such as Twiddlin’ Thumbs, Zydeco Revelators and Universal Rebel will give you a night of Zydeco and Reggae music. There will be local food trucks as well to give you a night of live music entertainment, dinner, and a fun night with friends! Live at the Lumberyard is being held at Palisade Lumber & Supply at 418 Palisade Ave, Jersey City.

    Flatbread Grill Grand OpeningSaturday, August 15th at 11:00AM

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    Yes, the rumors are true! Another restaurant will be added to Washington Street. Owners of the Flatbread Grill are originally from Hoboken and are thrilled to be bringing business back to their hometown. The restaurant serves Mediterranean food with high quality products at an affordable price. They use fresh produce, white meat chicken with no hormones, and most importantly they bake homemade artificial free bread daily. Sounds delicious! Flatbread Grill will be open on Saturday at 11:00 AM on 517 Washington Street. Stop by and welcome them {back} to the neighborhood.

     

    Open Mic Event at the Hoboken Public Library: Saturday, August 15th at 2:00PM

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    The Hoboken Public Library’s Park Bench Open-Mic offers a space for local talent to be showcased. Anyone can partake in this event. Park Bench Poetry is proud to feature an astounding musical performance by The Westet, a jazz/fusion band with incredible tight, syncopated riffs. Join them at 2pm and sign up for the Open-Mic. The gazebo is the stage. For questions regarding this event, please at sacha.chavez@hoboken.bccls.org or click here for more information.

    Clear the Shelters: Saturday, August 15th from 11:00AM-6:00PM

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    Support the Liberty Humane Society in their Clear the Shelters promotion with NBC 4 New York and Telemundo 47. During the summer season the shelter sees more stray dogs and cats coming into the shelter than any other time of year. The Clear the Shelters event provides no-fee pet adoptions for approved adopters. This event not only provides great adoption opportunities for the homeless animals, but also prepares kennels for incoming animals. The promotion will be held at Liberty Humane Society located at 235 Jersey City, Blvd. For more information about the event click here.

     

    Puerto Rican Heritage Festival: Saturday, August 15th from 12-9PM

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    Explore the Puerto Rican culture this weekend at the Heritage Festival. Enjoy some rice, beans, roasted pork, and frituras and other delicious fried finger foods. The festival is located at 10 Exchange Place, Jersey City. There will be live entertainment followed by a parade on Sunday August 16th at 12:00PM beginning at the Lincoln Monument Entrance and ending at city hall.

     

    East VS West Coast Cycle: Saturday, August 15th at 11:00AM

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    For those who love Prime Cycle, reserve a bike for this Saturday’s face off between your two favorite trainers. It will be the battle between East coast trainer Julie vs West coast Erica. The two trainers will be on the bike for 60 mins and want you to join them during their battle of the coasts! Reserve your bike today, class starts at 11:00AM. Prime Cycle is located at 1025 Maxwell Lane.

     

    Kure Pilates Mat Class at Anthropologie: Sunday, August 16th at 8:45AM

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    Anthropologie of Hoboken is hosting a complimentary Kure Pilates Mat Class next SUNDAY, 8/16/15. Buddha Press will also be there serving up nutritional sample juices. Come join in the fun with raffles, discounts, healthy snacking, shopping and a stellar Pilates experience! Sign up at Kure Pilates on the 4th floor of 22 Hudson Place or at Anthropologie located at 412 Washington Street.

    Upcoming Weekday Events

    Monday, August 17th at 7:00PM: Free Fitness at Pier A with Flow Yoga

    Tuesday, August 18th at 7:00PM: Free Yoga in with Park with Devotion Yoga

    Wednesday, August 19th at 6:30PM: Fitness Under the Viaduct with Devotion Yoga.

    Wednesday, August 19th at 8:00PM: Movies Under the Stars showing of Frozen.

    Wednesday, August 19th at 8:00PM: 2000’s Decade Trivia at Maxwell’s Tavern

    Thursday, August 20th at 6:30PM: The History of Pizza Presented by Scott’s Pizza Tours at Hoboken Public Library.

    Thursday, August 20th at 7:00PM: Concerts in Sinatra Park presents Julio Fernandez & Friends

     

    Enjoy the weekend! 

    *Buddha Press is now closed.


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    Jen is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Hoboken Girl. She started the site to discover and share the wealth of things happening in Hudson County. Her roots in the area extend to her maternal grandparents, who owned two textile factories in Weehawken and North Bergen. When not planning the next Hoboken Girl event/volunteer project or editing her life away, she can usually be found shopping at local boutiques, eating an Insta-worthy meal, walking her French bulldog + rescue pup, or watching the latest murder doc on Netflix with her husband.