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90 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | April 14-17

by Samantha Impaglia
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Spring events are popping up all over North Jersey and it’s time to go on egg hunts, spend time with family, and enjoy delicious Easter fare. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with a coffee dinner tasting, a cornhole tournament, the Easter Bunny in Hoboken, and more. Below is the list of Hoboken + Jersey City events happening this Easter and Passover weekend, April 14th – 17th, 2022.

Disclaimer: Events are subject to change. For the most up-to-date info, please contact the host directly.

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Hoboken Business Alliance + Main Street Pops Present The Wild & Scenic Film Festival + Outdoor Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 30th from 3:00PM-10:00PM | REGISTER NOW

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Hoboken Business Alliance and Main Street Pops present The Wild & Scenic Film Festival + Outdoor Earth Day Celebration on Saturday, April 30th at 770 Jackson Plaza in Hoboken. The event kicks off at 3:00PM with an outdoor earth day festival including a Green Artisan Market with local sustainable and up-cylced vendors, live music, nature-themed art classes, a live beekeeping demo, outdoor exercise demos, and composting 101 tips. Then, from 7:00PM-10:00PM, The Wild & Scenic Film Festival begins with FREE screenings of Mile in the Eye, a local film about Hoboken’s response to the pandemic with a Q&A panel featuring Mayor Bhalla and Melissa Gigante of the Hoboken Police Department, and Inspiring Adventure, a 90-minute collection of beautiful short films celebrating Earth’s beauty. This event is also sponsored by Hair Cult, GCM Homes, and Natural Awakenings Hudson County.

Click here to register for your FREE tickets and click here to learn more about The Wild & Scenic Film Festival and Earth Day Celebration.

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The Laugh Tour at Dorrian’s Red Hand

Saturday, April 16th at 7:00PM and 9:00PM | BUY TICKETS

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Dorrian’s Red Hand located at 555 Washington Boulevard in Jersey City is hosting two comedy shows on Saturday, April 16th at 7:00PM and 9:00PM. The Laugh Tour is hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature Fabrizio Copano from Comedy Central and HBO Latino, Caitlin Reese from Helium Comedy, Calvin Cato from RushTix, and Stephon Hightower from NY Comedy Festival. Show tickets purchased online in-advance of the show are $15 and are $20 day of and at the door with a 2 item minimum per person. Additional shows with other comedians to take place April-September. Please note, doors to exterior are ajar for ventilation with fireplace on inside (indoor comedy events still require proof of vaccination with ID) Venue and restrooms are wheelchair accessible.

Click here to buy tickets and click here to learn more about Dorrian’s Red Hand.

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Clear The Wishlist Hygiene Drive For Hoboken Community Center’s Pantry

Ongoing until April 30th

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During the month of April, The Hoboken Girl, along with the support of its readers, will be supporting the Hoboken Community Center (HCC) with a Clear the Wishlist initiative, focusing on replenishing the Pantry’s hygiene supplies. The wishlist is available via Amazon, meaning you can contribute supplies by barely lifting a finger. The items can be delivered directly to the Pantry, making the whole experience seamless.

Click here to view the Amazon Wishlist, and click here to learn more about the hygiene drive.

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Thomas Edison Film Festival Hosted By Hoboken Historical Museum

Ongoing until April 30th

A program of powerful and unique documentary shorts. This is a virtual event that runs until April 30th. Learn more here.


Teen Makerspace Button Making at Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, April 14th | 3PM – 6PM

This event will be held at 256 1st Street in Hoboken. Learn more here


HDSID Presents Winter Farmers Market

Thursday, April 14th | 4PM – 6PM

Get ready to shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, and goodies from local vendors at the winter market of 2022. This market will be located at Grove Street Path Plaza in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Live Music Thursday at Battello

Thursday, April 14th | 6PM – 9PM

This event will be held at 502 Washington Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Hoboken Hookers + Knitters at Play! Hoboken

Thursday, April 14th | 6PM – 9PM

This event will be held at 1012 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Happy Hour at Farside Tavern

Thursday, April 14th | 6PM – 9PM

Five-cent wings, $3 Bud Light Draughts, and more. This event will be held at 531 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here. 


Writers Group Hosted by Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, April 14th | 6:30PM – 7:30PM

This is a virtual event. Learn more here


Sunset Walks With The Meetup Crew

Thursday, April 14th | 6:30PM – 7:30PM

This event will meet at the Exchange Place Path in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Coffee Cuisine Hosted by bwè kafe + Hudson Table

Thursday, April 14th | 7PM – 10PM

A live music and dinner event at bwè North End where Hudson Table chefs get creative with bwè roasted coffee for 5 delicious courses. This event will be held at 1401 Adams Street in Hoboken. Learn more here. 


Hoboken Talks Hosted By Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, April 14th | 7PM – 8PM

Master builder of parade floats John Cheney is interviewed by museum director Bob Foster. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Trivia Thursdays at House of ‘Que

Thursday, April 14th | 7PM – 9:30PM

This event will be held at 340 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Reservations are recommended. Learn more here.


Julia Blue at Jersey City Theatre Center

Thursday, April 14th | 7:30PM

Julia Blue is a moving feature-length film written and directed by Roxy Toporowych, a first-generation Ukrainian American. All proceeds will provide direct support to the people of Ukraine. This event will be held at 165 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here. 


Live Music With Dancing Tony’s Trio of Bands at Corgi Spirits

Thursday, April 14th | 8PM

This event will be held at 1 Distillery Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Jacob Shipley at The Ferryman on 1st

Thursday, April 14th | 8PM

This event will be held at 94-98 Bloomfield Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Potty Training Comedy Show at Sip Studios

Thursday, April 14th | 8:30PM – 10PM

This event will be held at 140 Sip Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here. 


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Super Smash Bros Ultimate Tournament at Hoboken Public Library

Friday, April 16th | 3PM – 6PM

This weekly event will be held at 256 Fifth Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


X-Treme Lego Demo at Hoboken Public Library

Friday, April 16th | 3:30PM – 4:15PM

This advanced lego demo with Mr. Adam is a virtual event. Learn more here


Livingston Scholastic Chess Club

Friday, April 15th | 4PM – 5PM
This introductory and intermediate chess program is used to challenge and promote mental alertness. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.

Country Night at House of ‘Que

Friday, April 15th | 7PM – 12AM

Groove to country music by DJ Big Country all night long at 340 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event

Friday, April 15th | 7PM – 10PM

Madd Hatter is back with its famous Dueling Pianos event. This event will be held at 221 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Seder in the Garden Hosted by Chabad Young Professionals

Friday, April 15th | 7PM 

A Passover Seder experience featuring contemporary insights, an exquisite menu, Shemurah matzah, and fine wines. This event will be held at The CYP Garden in downtown Jersey City. Learn more here.


Bingo Fridays at Black Bear Bar + Grill

Friday, April 15th | 7PM 

Win prizes and enjoy drink specials at 205 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Live Music Friday at Battello

Friday, April 15th | 7PM – 10PM

This event will be held at 502 Washington Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Stabat Mater by G.B. Pergolesi at Green Pear Heights

Friday, April 15th | 8PM – 10PM

This event will be held at 93 Franklin Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Live Music From the Jack + Carly Duo at 902 Brewing

Friday, April 15th | 8:30PM – 12AM

This event will be held at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Rebirth Brass Band at White Eagle Hall

Friday, April 15th | 8:30PM

This event will be held at 337 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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 Put an Egg on Everything at Smorgasburg Jersey City

Saturday, April 16th + Sunday, April 17th

Enjoy food and drinks from over 40 local vendors along with Easter-themed events at Harborside Place, at Hudson Street, in Jersey City. Learn more here.


3 Year Anniversary Open House at Urban Souls Yoga

Saturday, April 16th | 6AM – 10PM

This event will be held at 100 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Easter Bunny Hops Through Hoboken

Saturday, April 16th | 10AM – 1PM

This event will start at 106 Hudson Street in Hoboken, then go from Washington Street and move west, take north/south streets for approximately three hours and end back at Hudson Street. Learn more here.


Coffee at Prato Bakery

Saturday, April 16th | 10AM – 11AM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 201 Washington Street in Hoboken. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Sweet Saturdays With Little Acorn Bakery at bwè kafe

Saturday, April 16th | 10AM – 12PM

Enjoy a cupcake decorating for spring class at 1401 Adams Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


GNA Southside Easter Egg Hunt at Bayside Park

Saturday, April 16th | 12PM – 2PM

This event will be held at Garfield Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Boot Kickin Brunch at House of ‘Que

Saturday, April 16th | 12PM – 4PM

This event features live performances by Willie Lock and Not Leaving Sober, and will be held at 304 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Frank Hanavan, Maritime Artist-in-Residence at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Saturday, April 16th | 12:30PM – 3:30PM

Classes in knot-tying, ship model building, and the creation of hand-stitched sailcloth bags. This event will be held at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Open Mic Concert Series Hosted by Hoboken Public Library

Saturday, April 16th | 2PM – 4PM

Experience the ever-expanding local music scene followed by an open-mic. This event will be held at 400 Garden Street in Hoboken. Learn more here


Musical Cooking Class by One Great Vegan

Saturday, April 16th | 2PM – 3PM

The Singing Chef Gabrielle Reyes is conducting a live-streaming Musical Cooking Class where she will teach participants how to make some colorful and flavor-tastic treats from the comfort of their kitchens! This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


B.V.D. at Krewe of McGinley Square

Saturday, April 16th | 3PM – 6PM

A pre-Easter feast with New Orleans food, live music, and more. This event will be held at 673 Bergen Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Livingston Scholastic Chess Club

Saturday, April 16th | 3PM – 4PM
This introductory and intermediate chess program is used to challenge and promote mental alertness. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.

Open Mic at bwè JC

Saturday, April 16th | 5PM – 7PM

This event will be held at 140 River Drive South in Jersey City. Learn more here. 


The Ghost of Paul Revere at White Eagle Hall

Saturday, April 16th | 8PM

This event will be held at 337 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Dueling Pianos at House of ‘Que

Saturday, April 16th | 8PM – 11PM

This event is a food, drink and music extravaganza, and a Hoboken favorite. Reservations are required. This event will be held at 304 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Gerry Rosenthal Trio (GR3) at Fox + Crow

Saturday, April 16th | 8PM – 10PM

This event will be held at 594 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.

Live Music From Widely Grown at 902 Brewing

Saturday, April 16th | 9PM – 12AM

This event will be held at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Evolution X at Willie McBrides

Saturday, April 16th | 11PM

This band will be performing at 616 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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Cherry Blossom Photo Session at Liberty State Park

Sunday, April 17th | 8AM – 6PM

Get engagement, maternity, children and family, and other photos taken at 200 Morris Pesin Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


National Library Week Craft Grab + Go at Jersey City Free Public Library

Sunday, April 17th | 9AM – 5PM

Pick up a craft grab and go to celebrate National Library Week at the Marion Branch, 1017 West Side Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Easter Sunday Service at Tapestry Church

Sunday, April 17th | 10AM – 4PM

This event will be held at 11 Glenwood Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Easter Service at Nimbus Arts Center

Sunday, April 17th | 10AM, 11:30AM

This event will be held at 329 Warren Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Easter Brunch at Battello

Sunday, April 17th | 11AM – 12PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 502 Washington Boulevard in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Tai Chi Sundays

Sunday, April 17th | 11AM

A seasonal Tai Chi training series that promotes balance, calmness, and mental focus. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Nature Hike at Liberty State Park

Sunday, April 17th | 1PM

A guided hike through park habitats. This event will be held at 200 Morris Pesin Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Jam Session at Brightside Tavern

Sunday, April 17th | 7PM – 10PM

Enjoy music from Bernadette and Eugene at 141 Bright Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Easter Meals in Hoboken

Sunday, April 17th

The Hoboken Girl rounded up a list of all the Hoboken spots that will be open on Easter Sunday, like Anthony David’s, Sirenetta, and more. Learn more here.


Easter Meals in Jersey City

Sunday, April 17th

The Hoboken Girl rounded up a list of all the Jersey City spots that will be open on Easter Sunday, like Fire + Oak, Liberty House Restaurant, and more. Learn more here.


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Kids Art Classes Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, April 14th | 10AM – 1PM

Bring your child ages 2-5 to 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken for art-making. Learn more here.


Toddler Story Time Organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, April 14th | 10:15AM, 11AM

This storytime will be geared toward toddlers, with books, songs, and dancing, and held at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Baby Story Time Organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, April 14th | 12PM – 12:30PM

This storytime will be geared towards babies, with board books, finger play rhymes, and lapsit songs, and held at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Friday Storytime at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Friday, April 15th | 10:30AM – 11AM

Museum staff and other guest readers share stories, rhymes, and sing-alongs with children ages 2 to 5 years. This event will be held at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


National Librarian Day Story Time + Craft at Hoboken Public Library

Friday, April 15th | 10:30AM – 11AM

This event will be held at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Photo-op With the Easter Bunny at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Saturday, April 16th

Bring the kids to get their picture taken with “Hoppy”, and get dinosaur eggs This event will be held at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Environmental Book Club at Hoboken Public Library

Saturday, April 16th | 12PM – 12:45Pm

This event is recommended for grades 3-5 and will be held at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here


Children’s Virtue Class at bwè kafe

Sunday, April 17th | 11AM – 12PM

This event is hosted by the Hoboken Baha’i Community and will be held at 1405 Adams Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Sing, Play, and Learn Story Hour by the Jersey City Free Public Library

Monday, April 18th | 10AM – 11AM

A virtual sing-along story hour for children that teaches social skills and literacy. Learn more here.


Puppetonia Show

Tuesday, April 19th | 10AM

These music and puppet shows incorporate important social skills, early academics, thinking skills, motor skills, and self-expression. This event will be held at 510 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Parking Lot Storytime at Jersey City Free Public Library

Tuesday, April 19th | 11AM – 12PM

Outdoor books, songs, and fun to promote early literacy and a love of reading. This event will be held at 679 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Yoga Story Time en Espanol at Jersey City Free Public Library

Wednesday, April 20th | 10AM – 11AM

Join Mariah Sade Ralph for a physical activity featuring an English and Spanish language immersion and yoga instruction by Zapotec actor and director Liliane Wolf. This is a virtual event. Learn more here


Storytime Take + Make at Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, April 20th | 2PM – 2:30PM

This event will be held at 124 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here


Lego Block Party at Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, April 20th | 3:30PM – 4:30PM

Each Block Party will feature 30 minutes of free build followed by 30 minutes of presentations. This event will be held at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here


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Tommy Emmanuel at SOPAC

Thursday, April 14th | 7:30PM

This Australian guitarist will be performing at One SOPAC Way in South Orange. Learn more here


Rodrigo y Gabriela at NJPAC

Friday, April 16th | 8PM

GRAMMY® Award winning musicians Rodrigo y Gabriela take Mexican acoustic guitar to new heights This event will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here


New York Rangers vs. Detroit Red Wings 

Saturday, April 16th | 12:30PM

This event will be held at Madison Square Garden, 4 Pennsylvania Plaza in New York City. Learn more here.


Mini Golf in Manhattan

Saturday, April 16th | 2PM – 3PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at Pier 25, 225 West Street in New York City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Distillery Tour + Tasting in Newark

Saturday, April 16th | 6PM + 7:30PM

A history and technique-filled tour followed by cocktails at All Points West Distillery located at 73 Tichenor Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Michael Carbonaro: Lies on Stage at NJPAC

Saturday, April 16th | 7:30PM

This magician and host of The Carbonaro Effect on truTV will be performing at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


New York Rangers vs. Winnipeg Jets

Tuesday, April 19th | 7PM

This event will be held at Madison Square Garden, 4 Pennsylvania Plaza in New York City. Learn more here.


Photoshoots at The Floral Escape

Ongoing

The Floral Wonderland is an interactive exhibition designed for photo shoots, video shoots, and capturing every memorable moment while immersed in florals. The Floral Escape is located at One Garden State Plaza in Paramus. Learn more here.


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Mother’s Day Craft + Go at Jersey City Free Public Library

Monday, April 18th | 9AM – 4:30PM

Pick up craft grab and go at 1017 West Side Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here


Animal Crossing Meetup at Hoboken Public Library

Monday, April 18th | 3PM – 6PM

This event will be held at 256 Fifth Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Board Game Club at Hoboken Public Library

Tuesday, April 19th | 3PM – 6PM

This event will be held at 256 1st Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Hoboken Writing Group

Tuesday, April 19th | 6PM – 8PM

Writers read a portion of their stories, a complete poem, or just attend to be part of a fun creative community and to share supportive feedback. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Symphony of Winds + Percussion: Visionaries at Margaret Williams Theatre

Tuesday, April 19th | 7:30PM

This event will be held at 2039 Kennedy Boulevard in Jersey City on NJCU’s campus. Learn more here.


Roses at Jersey City Theatre Center

Tuesday, April 19th | 7:30PM

This event will be held at 339 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Liz Ndoye Brings Art + Poetry Into Your Home

Wednesday, April 20th | 10AM – 12PM

This virtual event is hosted by Hoboken Public Library and is a workshop and lecture on Cy Twombly in celebration of National Poetry Month. Learn more here.


UNO Teen Tournament at Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, April 20th | 3PM – 6PM

This event will be held at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here 


Cornhole For a Cause at Willie McBride’s

Wednesday, April 20th | 6PM – 11PM

A cornhole tournament to raise money for the Hoboken Homeless Shelter. This event will be held at 616 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Social Chess Night at Play! Hoboken

Wednesday, April 20th | 6:30PM

Relax, make friends, and play chess. This event is BYOB and for people 18 and up. No RSVP is required. This event will be held at 1012 Grand Street, 3rd Floor, in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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Lukin Center – Where to Get Help for Anxiety + Eating Disorders in Hoboken

With multiple North Jersey locations, the team at Lukin Center for Psychotherapy is currently running a virtual support group for mothers struggling with anxiety and other issues that people face as new parents, as well as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and other evidence-based therapy treatments. Receive a free consultation when you mention Hoboken Girl. Learn more here.

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Brown Harris Stevens – Luxury Penthouse Living in Guttenberg

Located inside the Galaxy Tower at 7000 Boulevard East, Penthouse 50B, this three-bedroom duplex in Guttenberg is on the market for $949K under Brown Harris Stevens, featuring an updated kitchen and stunning views of the Hudson River and NYC. Call 201-478-6730 to schedule a showing. Learn more here.

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Pump Pilates – Empowering Women One Class at a Time

Pump. Pilates rePurposed. was founded by local mom Jennifer Shukofsky, who created Pump to offer the women of her local community an unassuming and inclusive space to workout and experience pilates. Mention ‘Hoboken Girl’ for an unlimited reformer membership (with access to classes at either studio) for the month of May for $299 (reg $379/month) via email or purchase a 4-pack of classes for $99 online. Valid through April 25th and for new clients only. Learn more here.

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Hudson Pride Center | Jersey City

Hudson Pride Center creates safe spaces to celebrate and enjoy life for members of the LGBTQ+ community and its allies. It advocates for the physical, mental, and social well-being of all people. Volunteers are needed to support these efforts alongside full-time staff members. Opportunities include office assistant volunteer, tutor specialist, special event support facilities manager, and Pride Festival, volunteers. To learn more about Hudson Pride Center and what each volunteer opportunity entails. Learn more here.


Hope House | Jersey City

Hope House, an emergency shelter for homeless women with children, helps families become self-sufficient by giving them an opportunity for decision-making and for assuming responsibility for improving their situation under the supervision, support, and guidance of shelter staff. Housing up to 20 mothers and their children, the program offers short-term supervised residence, including three meals a day, assessment/planning, case management, housing, education, food, and clothing. To make a secure online donation, click here.


True Mentors | Hoboken 

True Mentors is Hoboken’s only one-to-one mentor program. The program matches children ages 7-17 with trained mentors. Volunteers are needed to serve as mentors and can sign up to be trained. Volunteers must be 18 years or older and must make at least a 1-year commitment to their mentee for a minimum of 8 hours per month. Learn more here.


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