• Hoboken Girl’s Weekend Events Guide: May 8th {2015} Edition

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    Lots of ways to be sure your mom {and you} have a great weekend! Hoboken has a ton to do and has some great brunch options for Mother’s Day. To all the Mom’s out there- enjoy your day!  We’re also super excited for an event coming up on Thursday May, 14th at aaraa Accessories! Make sure to check out our featured event!

    Featured Weekly Event:

    An Event for the Engaged at aaraa Accessories: Thursday, May 14th 

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    Join HG’s editor & founder Jen and some other fabulous Hoboken Brides while they dish on our favorite collections and accessories/gifts for your wedding party and bridal style. You’ll get 20% off purchases that night on all your favorite aaRaa accessories and can enjoy some champs and snacks while you shop and mingle with fellow brides. The event runs from 6:00pm-9:00pm. Hope to see you there!

    Weekend Events:

    Kodak Jewelers Cheese & Cocktails Mother’s Day Event: Friday, May 8th from 11:00AM-8:00PM and Saturday, May 9th from 11:00AM-6:00PM

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    Kodak Jewelers has some crazy beautiful pieces. Join them this weekend for a fun afternoon of Cheese and Cocktails as to celebrate all Moms for Mother’s Day! Honor your mom for all she does. From unique and personalized to trendy and fun {including Alex&Ani}, head to Kodak to help you choose the perfect gift this Mother’s Day and enjoy so snacks and sips while you shop.

    Whiskey Tasting at Sparrow: Friday, May 8th from 5:00-7:00PM

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    Come start the weekend off right with a free tasting of Kansas Whiskey at Sparrow Liquor and Wine’s uptown location. Kansas is a new whiskey for new whiskey drinkers. It’s clean and light, with an astonishingly smooth and crisp finish. So it’s easy to enjoy. You don’t have to acquire years of whiskey experience to love it. All you need is a glass, and the curiosity to try something different. There will be bottles on hand for purchase.

     

    THR3EFOLD Sample Sale with Local Barre: Saturday, May 8th from 8:00AM-3:00PM

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    This Saturday, Local Barre West, located in the Monroe Center, will be hosting new fashion startup THR3EFOLD for their first pop up sample sale. Shoppers can expect to find great sample sale prices and product on what will soon be their new favorite fitness fashion brands. THR3EFOLD is a social enterprise, so bringing home your spoils from this sample sale provides vocational training for 15 ex-trafficked girls in Mumbai, India for six weeks.

     

    Rummage and Ruffle Farmer’s Market, Yoga, & Yard Sale: Saturday, May 9th from 8:00AM-2:00PM

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    Hoboken’s first community rummage sale and midtown farmers market kicked off every Saturday morning with Yoga on the Lawn at 8:00AM. The class is $10 per person and you bring your own mat. Then, at 9:00AM the juice and coffee stands open, followed by farmer’s market and yard sale booths opening at 10:00AM. A complimentary bike valet will be available for anyone who’s using two wheels to head over.

     

    Court Street Canary Island Wine Tasting: Saturday, May 9th from 1:45-4:00PM

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    We’ve spoken a lot recently about how fabulous Court Street’s Saturday wine tastings are and this weekend is the perfect time to try one out. The cost of the tasting is $35 per person {including tax and gratuity}. A selection of cheese and crackers is served during the tasting, however, Court Street strongly recommends that you have lunch prior to the tasting because they are not open for lunch. You can register up to four people in a party using your credit card through PayPal. You can register now by clicking here. Call 201.795.4515 with any questions!

    Free Mini-Facials with Luxe: Saturday, May 9th from 12-5:00PM

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    Mom’s the word! Join Luxe this Saturday from 12-5pm for complimentary {yay!} 30 minute facials with Flo from Luxe. Treat yourself or mom to a day of pampering and relaxation… She deserves it! All are welcome. Spend $50 or more and receive a special gift. Call or email today to book your appointment jahnalyn@luxefaceandbody.com or 201-222-2472.


    HoHo Classic Benefit:
    Sunday, May 10th at 9:00AM

    MomSpa Final

    Enjoy a fun-filled morning of family races and relax at the MomSpa afterward. The Mother of All Races has something for everyone – a kids race, stroller race and competitive 5 Mile run. The Baby-Jogger Jaunt, an exclusive event for runners pushing baby joggers starting at 9:00AM. Then the event will host a 1-mile Fun Run for children at 9:30AM followed by the 5-mile race at 10:00AM.The MomSpa will have great gifts for mom, music, giveaways and more. Run if you’re a mom. Run for your mom. Run to remember your mom. Register at www.hoha.net

    Mother’s Day Bubbles and Brunch at Zylo: Sunday, May 10th

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    Celebrate Mom with Bubbles and Brunch this Sunday at Zylo. This restaurant definitely boasts the best NYC views in Hoboken and they have outdoor seating which is fabulous. Their menu features spring inspired dishes with contemporary mediterranean flavors. For $39 per person, you can enjoy unlimited small plates and bottles of bubbly. Click here to make reservations.

     

    Otto Strada Mother’s Day Brunch: Sunday, May 10th starting at 10:00AM

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    Otto Strada will have three seatings for brunch this Sunday with 10:00AM, 11:30AM, or 1:00PM available. Their $33 3-course prix-fix menu looks delicious with choices like nutella crostini topped with bananas and hazelnuts or a frittata di pasta with brussel sprouts and bacon. Plus, Otto Strada is BYOB so you can bring your own bubbly or your Mom’s favorite wine. For reservations call 201.792.8880 or email monthersday@ottostrada.com.

     

    Batello Jazz Buffet Brunch: Sunday, May 10th starting at 11:00AM

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    Batello can always be counted on for amazing food and is totally worth the extra splurge. This Sunday, choose between the Mother’s Day Jazz Brunch with a diverse offering of Chef Ryan DePersio’s cuisine or a la carte dinner with service beginning at 6 PM. Seatings for the Mother’s Day Jazz Brunch are at 11:00AM, 1:00PM, and 3:00PM. The cost is $49 per adult and includes choice of one bloody mary or mimosa and unlimited coffee or tea. Children are $20. The buffet includes carving stations, a raw bar, an omelet station, and other entree station options.  Click here for reservations or call 201.798.1798.

     

    Upcoming Weekday Events:

    Monday, May 11th at 8:00PM– Game of Thrones Trivia at Maxwell’s

    Tuesday, May 12th- Oysters, Clams, and Cans at Turtle Club

    Tuesday, May 12th- Career Counseling for your Business {get tickets here}!

    Wednesday, May 13th at 6:30PM- Gentleman’s Night at Lulu’s

    Thursday, May 14th at 9:00PM- Live music with Audio Revival at Maxwell’s

    Thursday, May 14th- “An Event for the Engaged” at Aaraa Accessories featuring HG’s editor & founder Jen! Going to be sooo fun! 

    So many fun options! How will you be celebrating Mom?


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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.


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