• Hoboken Girl’s Weekend Events Guide: July 15th {2016} Edition

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    Happy weekend Hoboken!! There are some GREAT events in store for you this weekend — including an Amy Winehouse tribute, the grand opening of a new yoga studio, a DIY workshop, and much more! What do you have planned?

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    Hoboken Girl’s {Upcoming} Featured Event

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    Wine & Workshop at DIY Uncorked: Wednesday, July 20th from 8:00PM-10:00PM

    DIY Uncorked is hosting a ‘Murphy Bar’ {featured image} workshop this Wednesday from 8:00PM-10:00PM and it is not something you want to miss!! This unique project is made with a rough sawn pine wood, can be used indoors OR outdoors and is the perfect addition to any home. DIY Uncorked carries 15 different furniture chalk paints and water based stains to choose from so you’ll have countless options to make this piece your own! Instructors will help you step-by-step in building your custom Murphy Bar, while you have a few drinks, relax & have an awesome night out–just don’t forget to BYOB!! Grab your tickets here before spots are filled. Located at 49 Harrison Street. 

    Additional Weekend Events

    Reveal II Exhibit at hob’ art: Thursday, July 14th-Sunday, July 31st

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    hob’ art, located at 720 Monroe Street, is currently hosting a ‘Reveal II’ Exhibit and you can check it out all weekend! Including work by artists: Albertie Burnier, Liz Cohen, Katie Duffy McGeehin, Don Sichler, and Roy Wright! Hours for the exhibit are 1-5pm, Thursday-Sunday. ***Don’t miss the artists’ talk event this Sunday, July 17, from 3:30PM-4:30PM***

    942 Co-Op’s Bastille Day: Thursday, July 14th from 2:00PM-7:00PM

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    Help Choc O’ Pain and Bloomsbury Sq celebrate Bastille Day this Thursday! Enjoy live music by local French artist, Tiphanie, $1 coffees & flourless cake bites, and 40% off select items!! Located at 942 Summit Avenue in Jersey City Heights. 

    FREE Concert in Sinatra Park: Thursday, July 14th from 7:00PM-9:00PM

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    Because who doesn’t love live music?? Especially when it’s outdoors and FREE. This week’s concert will feature Ray Rodriguez & Swing Savroso and will be held in the Amphitheater – located on Frank Sinatra Dr. between 4th and 5th.

    ZUMBA at Celebrate Life Studio: Thursday, July 14th from 7:30PM-8:30PM

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    “Take the work out of your workout” and visit Celebrate Life Studio for their Zumba class this Thursday! This hour long class is just $17 and you can sign up hereLocated at 1200 Park Ave. 

    The Last 5 Years at Art HouseFriday, July 15th-Sunday, July 24th

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    Pioneer Productions Company and Art House are proud to present The Last 5 Years —Jason Robert Brown’s masterpiece chronicling the turbulent journey of a young couple throughout their 5 year relationship. Catch this brilliant show Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00PM and on Sundays at 3:00PM {July 8th-July 24th}. To purchase tickets {$25-also available at door} or for more information, click hereLocated at 136 Magnolia Ave in Jersey City. 

    The Amy Winehouse EngagementFriday, July 15th at 8:00PM

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    This Friday, visit Maxwell’s Tavern as they host ‘The Amy Winehouse Engagement’ — where a 12-piece orchestra made up of local musicians will honor the late artist with a song list from Winehouse’s career. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 the day of the show. Located at 1039 Washington Street.

    Pavana Yoga’s Grand Opening Party: Saturday, July 16th from 8:00AM-6:00PM

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    Help welcome Pavana Yoga to Hoboken as they host their Grand Opening Party this Saturday!! The non-hot studio, will offer FREE classes throughout the day {including one by our girl Kate!} at 8:30AM, 10:00AM, 12:30PM and 2:00PM. There will also be refreshments, raffles and class specials from 3:00PM-6:00PM! Reserve your spot for class here and be sure to stop by to see their beautiful space. Located at 251 1st Street. 

    Family Paint & Sip at Pinot’s Palette: Saturday, July 16th from 10:30AM-12:30PM

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    Join NJ Mom this Saturday at Pinot’s Palette for an awesome morning of family fun! Kids and parents are invited to paint this summer inspired painting while enjoying healthy snacks and drinks! Kids can paint solo, or moms and dads can reserve a spot too. Grab your tickets hereLocated at 258 Newark St. 

    Kenbrell Thompkins {Free} Football CampSunday, July 17th from 10:00AM-1:30PM

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    This Sunday boys and girls {ages 7-17} are invited to join Kenbrell Thompkins and his NY Jet teammates for a FREE football camp!! Don’t miss this amazing opportunity — sign up for free here {first-come, first-served basis}. Located at the Sinatra Park soccer field {401 Sinatra Dr}.

    Outdoor Meditation at Riverview Park: Sunday, July 17th from 12:15PM-12:45PM

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    Modern Sage of Jersey City invites you to join Leah, as she leads a 30 minute outdoor meditation at Riverview Park. This event is FREE so all you’ll need to bring is a mat and towel. Located at 1 Bowers St in Jersey City. 

    Surface Tension Book Signing at Word: Sunday, July 17th from 4:00PM-6:00PM

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    Visit Word in Jersey City this Sunday evening as local author {& July 2015’s Hoboken Girl of the Week} Savannah Atkinson, hosts a book signing to celebrate the release of her newest book, Surface Tension. In addition to signing books, there will be giveaways, and a coloring contest! Don’t miss your chance to meet this amazing author! Located at 123 Newark Avenue in Jersey City.

    Upcoming Weekday Events

    Monday, July 18th from 5:00PM-7:00PM- Open office hours with Mayor Dawn Zimmer at City Hall {94 Washington St}. No appointment is necessary. 

    Monday, July 18th at 8:00PM- Friends Trivia at Maxwell’s.

    Tuesday, July 19th from 6:00PM-10:00PM- hMag’s monthly hMixer {including live music, drink specials and an auction!} at Leo’s. Located at 200 Grand St.

    Tuesday, July 19th at 8:30PM- Movies on Pier 13 — feature film: Adventures in Babysitting

    Wednesday, July 20th from 6:30PM-7:30PM- Fitness Under the 14th St. Viaduct featuring a FREE class taught by Baby BootcampFor pre & post natal mommas! Bring your baby and get fit together.

    Wednesday, July 20th at 9:00PM- Movies Under the Stars on Pier A — feature film: Brooklyn

    What will you be up to this weekend? We hope it’s a good one xo 


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    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.