• Hoboken Girl’s Weekend Events Guide: February 26th {2016} Edition

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    Happy Fri-YAY Hoboken! February has seemingly slipped through our fingers, hasn’t it? Soon enough, cold weather will be a thing of the past, days will have more daylight and flowers will bloom {eeeeeek!!}. But before any of that happens, there are quite a few lovely events to do in & out of town to enjoy the last days of February!!

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    Hoboken Girl’s {Upcoming} Featured Event

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    Hoboken’s Annual LepreCon: Saturday, March 5th from 11:00AM-11:00PM

    We have green hearts in our eyes while writing about this upcoming featured event {and special offer}!! The first weekend in March is just around the corner and if you’re a local, you know what that means–LEPRECONSaturday, March 5th, beginning at 11am, an abundance of bars will participate in the flood of green that takes over our mile square town and you can join in!! By purchasing an ‘All Access Pass’, you’ll receive a wristband entitling you to at least $5 reduced admission to all participating venues, specials, and a full map of Hoboken’s venues to visit! Participating bars include: Teak on the Hudson, House of Que’, Hoboken Bar & Grill, Mills Tavern, Texas Arizona, Cadillac Cantina, Reign, 1 Republik, Willie McBride’s, The Shannon, The Brass Rail, Black Bear and so many more! Will you part-take in the shenanigans?!

    FOR OUR LOVELY READERS

    Visit HobokenStPatricksDay.com & use code HOBGIRL16 to receive 50% off !

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    Additional Weekend Events

    Story Time at Little City Books: Friday, February 26th at 10:00AM & 11:00AM

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    Every Friday at 10:00AM & 11:00AM, Laura Acocella, reads a variety of Children’s books! Bring your little one {ages: babies-4 years old} by Little City Books for a beautiful morning.

    Mint Market’s Winter Sale: Friday, February 26th-End of February

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    Mint Market’s Winter Sale is happening now through the end of February! Enjoy 40% off sweaters, coats & winter accessories, 20% off booties and 50% off select formal dresses! Stock up on those winter necessities while you can. Hoboken location–303 1st Street // Jersey City location–339 Grove Street.

    Four Visions Exhibit at hob’ art: Friday, February 26th-Sunday, February 28th

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    hob’ art, located at 720 Monroe Street, is currently hosting a ‘Four Visions’ Exhibit and you can check it out all weekend! Including work by artists: Thomas Egan, Roy Wright, Rich Roberts & Don Sichler — a collection of talent you don’t want to miss! Hours for the exhibit are 1-5pm, Thursday-Sunday.

    Grand Vin Opens its Doors: Friday, February 26th at 5:00PM

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    We’re very pleased to finally say….welcome to the neighborhood, Grand Vin! This Friday, beginning at 5:00PM, Grand Vin opens its doors for a soft opening–featuring their full drink menu {equipped with delicious wines!}, complimentary passed hor d’ourves, & live music {Friday & Saturday}. They’re also having an ‘Academy Awards Party’ this Sunday that is sure to be a fun evening! Located at 500 Grand St. 

    NJ Winter Wine Festival: Friday, February 26th from 7:00PM-10::00PM

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    Love wine? If you’re up for a short drive out of Hoboken, the 4th Annual Winter Wine Festival is happening this Friday!! There you’ll find three hours of 150 wine tasting options, live jazz music, a free wine glass & a GOOD time! The event will take place at the Hilton in Short Hills, NJ {41 John F. Kennedy Pkwy} and net proceeds will go to Family Promise of Bergen Countyan outstanding organization dedicate to alleviating the plight of the homeless in Bergen County. Get your tickets here — and if you plan on going with a group (10 or more), there is a 15% discount group rate available! Any questions email mike@newyorkwineevents.com.

    DIY Rustic Mirror at DIY Uncorked: Friday, February 26th from 7:00PM-10::00PM

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    Are you a rustic fanatic? Then this event is for you! DIY Uncorked is hosting a wine & mirror-creating workshop this Friday from 7:00PM-10:00PM. They have all the supplies you’ll need & will guide you as you DIY—just don’t forget to BYOB! Spots are limited so be sure to sign up here.

     FREE Kure Pilates Class at Athleta: Saturday, February 27th from 8:45AM-9:45AM

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    Start your Saturday morning with a FREE fitness class at Athletalocated at 316 Washington Street. This week, the lovely ladies of Kure Pilates are teaching the class and you don’t want to miss it! Spots are limited so RSVP by calling 201-653-4101.

    FREE Class at The Bar Method: Sunday, February 28th from 12:30PM-1:30PM

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    Curious about local fitness business,The Bar Method? This Sunday, you can check it out with a FREE fitness class {taught by their teachers in training!}. Spots are limited so be sure to sign up hereIf you’re new to the bar method, please arrive 15 mins prior to class to fill out necessary paperwork.

    Yin Yoga & Meditation Workshop: Sunday, February 28th from 2:00PM-4:00PM

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    Hot yoga is typically associated with a powerful vinyasa flow that focuses on the ‘yang’ side of the practice but as with anything in life, a balance is needed. Real Hot Yoga is providing that balance this Sunday from 2:00PM-4:00PM with a Yin Yoga & Meditation Workshopin other words, an afternoon to slowwwww down! Sign up for this wonderful workshop hereLocated at 1414 Grand Street. 

    Brides’ and Guys’ Night Out at Son Cubano: Monday, February 29th from 5:30PM-8:30PM

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    Getting Married Soon? We’ve got the perrrrfeccctttt event for you & your hubby to be! This Monday, North Jersey Events is hosting a (201) Brides’ and Guys’ Night Out—an event that offers soon-to-be newlyweds, the opportunity to meet with top wedding professionals while participating in wedding challenges {such as demonstrating how quickly you can tie a bow-tie} for a chance to have your wedding featured in an upcoming issue of (201) Magazine!! All guests will receive a signature (201) Bride wine tote plus fun giveaways from participating businesses! Tickets are $10 per person in advance and are $15 at the door–get yours here! Parking is available — located at Son Cubano {40-4 Riverwalk Pl, West New York, NJ 07093}

    Upcoming Weekday Events

    Monday, February 29th at 6:30PM-Public Meeting for Veteran Housing & American Legion Flood Protection at the American Legion Post 107 {308 Second Street}

    Monday, February 29th at 8:00PM-Seinfeld Trivia at Maxwells 

    Tuesday, March 1st at 7:00PM-$7 ‘Moscow Mules’ at Onieals

    Wednesday, March 2nd from 4:00PM-6:00PM-Low Cost Wellness Clinic at Liberty Humane Society {first come, first served basis}

    Thursday, March 3rd at 10:30AM-Exclusive trunk show with denim brand, DL 1961, at Alba Boutique 

    What will you do this week{end}? Hope it’s a good one xo 


    Written by:

    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.


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