• Hoboken Girl’s Weekend Events Guide: May 20th {2016} Edition

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    It’s FRIIIIIIDAYYYY and this weekend has so many events for you — including a sunset yoga class, shoppe fest, a brand new festival, and the 5th annual Irish Festival! What will you do? 

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    Hoboken Girl’s {Upcoming} Featured Event

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    FREE Sunset Yoga: Sunday, May 22nd from 7:00PM-8:00PM

    This Sunday, the W Hoboken is partnering with Pop-Up Yoga NYC to host a FREE sunset yoga class. The class will be taught by our girlllll Kate Lombardo and will run from 7:00PM-8:00PM!! The evening will include a sunset yoga class, food, and music, as part of the summer series at W Hoboken. Guests are invited to arrive early and sample treats from local vendors before the BYOM {bring your own mat} yoga class begins. Pre-registration is sold out but spots are still available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

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    Additional Weekend Events

    May Breakfast ClubFriday, May 20th from 7:30AM-9:00AM

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    Hey Hoboken, there’s a new networking opportunity in town! If you’re a member of the Chamber of Commerce, this event is just $20 and will be held at The Kolo Club. Non-members can attend if invited by a member. The Breakfast Club meetings will provide a fun opportunity to pitch your business and hear from guest speakers, all while indulging in a delicious breakfast! Register here and find out more information by emailing info@hudsonchamber.org

    Hoboken Shoppe Fest: Friday, May 20th-Sunday, May 22nd

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    Be sure to keep an eye out for red balloons this weekend!! Red balloons = discounts, raffles, & more at some of our favorite stores including Alba Boutique, Town House Shops, Oran Boutique, Mint Market, Washington General Store, Wee Babe, & many more. 

    Propeller Festival: Friday, May 20th

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    This Friday, Propeller, a brand new festival, is coming to Hoboken!! This full-day event was founded by Hoboken entrepreneur Aaron Price, who is also the organizer behind the 5,500+ member NJ Tech Meetup, which meets monthly at Stevens. Propeller promises to be a day of “inspiration, education, and fun”. Some highlights to look forward to include a startup competition, drone competition,  interactive high-tech experiences, food trucks, music, and wine & beer trucks. The day will also be full of presentations from dozens of speakers and live music, including The Naked and Famous!!!! Tickets for this event are $140 per person BUT we have an exclusive deal for HG readers. 

    *Exclusive HG Deal*

    Click here to get your $20 Hoboken Girl Propeller ticket

    KDB Summer Kickoff Party: Friday, May 20th from 7:00PM-11:00PM

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    The Kid’s Dream Big Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization that provides resources to help children succeed, is having a summer kickoff party this Friday evening! The event will be held at Roe 7 Studios and will include an open bar sponsored by Tito’s, food, and a live DJ. All proceeds from the event will go towards their 2nd annual FREE “Footballs and Futures Summer Camp” and other local community initiatives that are in the works. Tickets and more info here!

    Story Time at Little City BooksSaturday, May 2st at 11:00AM

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    Author of “Beep! Beep! Go to Sleep!”, Todd Tarpley, will read at Little City Books this Saturday morning! Stop by for an awesome morning — for gges 3-6.

    Newport Spring Carnival: Saturday, May 21st from 11:00AM-1:00PM

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    The Newport Carousel is opening this Saturday along with the annual Newport Spring Festival! There you and your kids can enjoy carnival games, face painting, balloons artists, and jugglers! Free admission — located at Newport Green, 14th Street {Jersey City}

    The Clearport Grand Opening: Saturday, May 21st from 11:00AM-7:00PM

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    Celebrate the opening of a clothing store that will make you feel “30,000 feet above the clouds” this Saturday! The Clearport will have their “Wear You Fly” Grand Opening celebration from 11:00AM-7:00PM that will include their ribbon-cutting and treats by Milk Sugar Love! After party tickets and info hereLocated at 759A Bergen Ave, Jersey City. 

    5th Annual Hoboken Irish Festival: Saturday, May 21st from 12:00PM-6:00PM

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    The Hoboken Irish Festival is backkkk! Head to Sinatra Park this Saturday afternoon for an event that features Irish music, dance, sports, food, beer, vendors, crafts, and activities for all ages!! Any excuse to have a slice or a loaf of Irish Soda bread, right?

    Fitness For Kids: Sunday, May 22nd from 12:00PM-1:00PM

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    Join bachata & barbells for a very special ‘Sunday Funday’ this Sunday afternoon on Maxwell Place Pier! There you’ll take an hour long fitness class {$10} followed immediately by drinks at Pier 13. The proceeds will go directly to The Valerie Fund — “because we’re all little kids at heart and every little kid deserves a childhood of happiness, playtime, and living the kid life”! Please bring cash with you or sign up/donate here.

    Upcoming Weekday Events

    Monday, May 23rd at 7:00PM- Open Mic Night at The Ale House

    Monday, May 23rd at 8:00PM- Friends Trivia at Maxwells.

    Tuesday, May 24th at 6:15PM- Hudson County Chamber of Commerce’s “Business Networking Cruise” — tickets & more info here!

    Tuesday, May 24th at 7:00PM- Whiskey + Cigar tasting at The Dubliner

    Tuesday, May 24th at 7:00PM- Hudson Kitchen’s “Startup 101: The First 10 Steps to Starting a Food Business” — tickets & more info here!

    Wednesday, May 25th at 7:00PM- Hoboken Happy Hours “May Happy Hour” at The Ainsworth

    Thursday, May 26th at 7:00PM- Kickoff to Summer Party at McSwiggans

    What will you do this week{end}? 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.


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