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93 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | August 10-13, 2023

by Hoboken Girl Team
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The mid-point of August is quickly approaching here in Hudson County, but there is still much to do locally while enjoying the last weeks of summer. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with a Jersey City Reads Poems at WORD Bookstore, a Yoga Book Swap at Liberty State Park, a Pizza Pop-Up Shop at Anthropologie, and more. Below is the list of Hoboken + Jersey City events happening this weekend August 10th through August 13th, 2023.

Disclaimer: These events are included editorially as a community resource, and The Hoboken Girl is not affiliated with hosting unless explicitly stated. For the most up-to-date and accurate info including inclement weather cancellations, please contact the host directly.

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Lucas Dental Associates Summer Promotions

Available Now | BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT

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Lucas Dental Associates, located at 200-232 Bloomfield Street in Hoboken, is one of the most experienced and seasoned dental practices in the local area with 20+ years of experience. To celebrate National Align Your Teeth Day, you can receive comprehensive Invisalign for $3,599 (normally $5,499) until August 18th when you mention ‘Hoboken Girl’ when booking your appointment. Plus, HG readers can also receive a 60-minute teeth whitening session for $550 (normally $650) until August 31st.

Click here to book your appointment and learn more about Lucas Dental Associates.

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Peak Men’s Health

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Peak Men’s Health, located within Reproductive Medicine Associates (RMA’s) Jersey City practice at 100 Town Square Place, Suite 610, provides a range of services to improve men’s health and overall well-being.Treatment options include erectile and ejaculatory dysfunction, testicular pain + testosterone treatments, penile implants + curvature correction, and vasectomies. Peak also provides fertility care to male patients including sperm retrieval, vasectomy reversal, and varicocelectomy.

Click here to book your appointment and learn more about Peak Men’s Health.

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Mathnasium of Hoboken’s Open House Event

Saturday, August 19th from 1:00PM-4:00PM | LEARN MORE

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Stop by Mathnasium of Hoboken, located at 336 Park Avenue in Hoboken, for its open house event next Saturday, August 19th from 1:00PM-4:00PM. Kids can explore engaging activities while they learn about Mathnasium’s transformative math programs. The open house will also feature face painting, sand art, a photobooth, refreshments, and food + fun snacks including hot dogs, sandwiches, cotton candy, and a popcorn machine. Plus, Mathnasium of Hoboken will waive enrollment fees for any event attendees who enroll within a week of the open house. Make sure you let them know The Hoboken Girl sent you.

Click here for more info about the open house event and learn more about Mathnasium of Hoboken.

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The Laugh Tour Comedy Club at Dorrian’s Red Hand

Friday, August 11th at 7:30PM and 9:45PM and Saturday, August 12th at 6:30PM and 9:00PM | BUY TICKETS

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The Laugh Tour Comedy Club located inside Dorrian’s Red Hand at 555 Washington Boulevard in Jersey City has four shows this weekend on Friday, August 11th at 7:30PM and 9:45PM and Saturday, August 12th at 6:30PM and 9:00PM. Friday’s 7:30PM show and Saturday’s 6:30PM are special Jersey City Pride themed shows and all are welcome to celebrate and enjoy the laughs. All shows are hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature comedians from Boston Comedy Festival, Gem Fest, Hollywood Improv, Netflix, Jersey City Comedy Festival, Nickelodeon, Sirius XM, Codeswitched, Adult Swim, America’s Got Talent, Black Women in Comedy Fest, John Fugelsang, and Comedy Central . Show tickets $25 for all shows plus a 2 item minimum per person (food or drink with 20% gratuity automatically added).

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

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The Local Girl Real Estate Listings

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To make home hunting that much simpler, our parent brand The Local Girl has launched a Real Estate Listings Directory. The directory is an ever-growing, curated list of real estate properties throughout New Jersey, from Hoboken, Jersey City, + down to the Jersey Shore. Whether you’re looking for a new house, condo, or rental, or you’re looking to list your property as a realtor or owner, we’re here to help you find your way home.

Click here to browse The Local Girl’s real estate listings directory and click here to learn more about how it works.

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La Festa Italiana in Jersey City

Ongoing until Sunday, August 13th | 5PM – 11PM

This Italian festival will feature food, drinks, live bands, and more fun. This event will be held at 6th and Brunswick Streets in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Hoboken Ultimate Frisbee at Sinatra Field

Thursday, August 10th | 7AM

This free, co-ed event will be held at 525 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Strength Sculpt with Melanie at The Fit Club

Thursday, August 10th | 7:30AM – 8:15AM

This event will be held at 1301 Adams Street C3 in Hoboken. Learn more here.


HDSID Presents Summer Farmers Market

Thursday, August 10th | 4PM – 6PM

Get ready to shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, and goodies from local vendors at the summer market of 2023. This market will be located at Grove Street Path Plaza in Jersey City. Learn more here.


ESL Short Film Night at Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, August 10th | 6PM

This film night allows ESL learners of all levels to practice English in a friendly and relaxed environment. This event will be held at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Fitness in The Park at 7th + Jackson Resiliency Park

Thursday, August 10th | 6:30PM – 7:30PM

The Basement Hoboken will be hosting an urban dance class. This event will be held at 625-627 Jackson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Berry Lane Concert Series at Berry Lane Park

Thursday, August 10th | 6:30PM – 8:30PM

3D Rhythm of Life will be performing in this weekly concert series. This event will be held at 1000 Garfield Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Hoboken Talks with Pat Lombardi

Thursday, August 10th | 7PM

Hoboken Talks welcomes Patricia Lombardi who will be interviewed by Bob Foster. This event will be held virtually. Learn more here.


Summer with the Symphony at Hamilton Park

Thursday, August 10th | 7PM

Enjoy a free outdoor summer concert performance of the New Jersey Symphony. This event will be held at Hamilton Park in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Jersey City Reads Poems at WORD Bookstore

Thursday, August 10th | 7PM

Come out to a night featuring a lineup of poetry. This event will be held at 29 McWilliams Place in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Concerts in The Park at Sinatra Park

Thursday, August 10th | 7PM – 9PM

La Experiencia Vintage Cars + DJ Orlando will be performing. This event will be held at Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Margheritas + Margaritas: Cocktail Class at Felina Steak

Thursday, August 10th | 7PM – 9PM

In this cocktail class, guests will learn how to craft 3 perfect margaritas, while snacking on a selection of pizzas + charcuterie. This event will be held at 2 Chapel Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Above the Moon + Part-Time Custodian + Last Minet Performance at Finnegan’s Pub

Thursday, August 10th | 8PM

This musical event will be held at 734 Willow Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Trivia Night at House of ‘Que

Thursday, August 10th | 8PM – 11PM

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


Juan Soria with Matt Mayers at Fox + Crow

Thursday, August 10th | 8PM – 10PM

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


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Save Ellis Island Hard Hat Tours at Ellis Island

Ongoing

This is a 90-minute guided tour of the unrestored Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital Complex. Tickets offer self-guided Audio Tour headsets as you tour around both Ellis Island and Liberty Island. This event will be held at Ellis Island in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Zenergies II: Applying the Elements at Film Factory

Friday, August 11th + Saturday, August 12th | Various times

Enjoy a sensory art experience of five elemental environments activated by art. This event will be held at 19 Pollock Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Artist Talk: The Life + Works of Peter Fiordalisi

Friday, August 11th | 7PM

A conversation that celebrates the life and work of Peter Fiordalisi. This event will be held virtually. Learn more here.


Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event

Friday, August 11th | 7PM – 10PM

Madd Hatter’s famous Dueling Pianos event will be held at 221 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


An Evening with the Barnes at Brightside Tavern

Friday, August 11th | 7:30PM

This musical event will be held at 141 Bright Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


The Tip at Willie McBride’s

Friday, August 11th | 11PM

This musical event will be held at 616 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


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Vertical Horizons Exhibit at Art House Gallery

Ongoing until August 27th

Jersey City-based steel artist Robert Koch will be presenting his new exhibit. This event will be held at 345 Marin Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Uptown Farmer’s Market in Hoboken

Saturday, August 12th | 9AM – 2PM

This market will be open for business between Grand and Adam Street under the 14th Street Viaduct in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Pitch for Acceptance at Caven Point Softball Fields

Saturday, August 12th | 9:30AM – 7PM

A softball tournament welcoming teams of 20 to support autism. This event will be held at 1 Chapel Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Yoga Book Swap at Liberty State Park

Saturday, August 12th | 10AM – 12PM

Enjoy a morning relaxing Sunday yoga class with a book swap to follow. This event will be held at 1 Audrey Zapp Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Coffee at Turning Point

Saturday, August 12th | 10:30AM – 11:30AM

Enjoy a weekly coffee and pastries catch-up, hosted by The Meet Up Crew. RSVP is required. This event will be held at 1420 Sinatra Drive North in Hoboken. Learn more here.


I Love Greenville Community BBQ at Urban League Parking Lot

Saturday, August 12th | 12PM – 4PM

Come out and enjoy delicious food, games, and entertainment with fellow Greenville residents. This event will be held at 253 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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

Saturday, August 12th | 12:30PM – 3:30PM

There will be 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.


Musical Cooking Class by One Great Vegan

Saturday, August 12th | 2PM – 3PM

The Singing Chef Gabrielle Reyes is conducting a live-streamed 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.


Christina Alessi + the Toll Collectors at Fox + Crow

Saturday, August 12th | 8PM – 10PM

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


Dueling Pianos at House of ‘Que

Saturday, August 12th | 8PM – 11PM

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


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OceanXplorer at Liberty Science Center

Ongoing

LSC’s newest interactive exhibition is a replica of the actual OceanXplorer, the world’s most advanced research ship. This event will be held at 222 Jersey City Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Summer Streets on Sinatra Drive

Sunday, August 13th | 8AM – 8PM

There will be vehicle-free access to streets for bicyclists + pedestrians for recreation + socialization. This event will be held on Sinatra Drive from 4th Street to Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Pizza Pop-Up Shop at Anthropologie

Sunday, August 13th | 12PM – 5PM

Parmagianni is holding a pop-up shop event serving all kinds of pizza. This event will be held at 412 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


JC Takeover Festival at Corgi Spirits 

Sunday, August 13th | 12PM – 6PM

Come out and celebrate the culture and lifestyle of the Jersey City BIPOC gentlemen with performances, DJ, and more. This event will be held at 1 Distillery Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Peter Fiordalisi Opening Reception at Hoboken Historical Museum

Sunday, August 13th | 2PM – 5PM

An opening reception of a solo exhibition of Peter’s work titled “Patterns in the Palisades: The Pen + Ink drawings of Peter Fiordalisi.” This event will be held at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Industry Night at Rooftop at Exchange Place

Sunday, August 13th | 4PM – 11PM

Chefs, bartenders, and servers can enjoy discounted eats including sliders, fries, and cocktails. This event will be held at 1 Exchange Place in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Summer Fest Music Series at Liberty State Park

Sunday, August 13th | 6PM – 8PM

Listen to Ricardo Jermone + The Fusion Band perform Carribean steel drum at 1 Audrey Zapp Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Sacred Comedy Circle on Zoom

Sunday, August 13th | 7PM

Join a space for the celebration of joy, community, and healing. It is a member-exclusive event, and registration is required. This event will be held virtually. Learn more here.


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Thomas + Friends Explore the Rails at Liberty Science Center

Ongoing

Young learners can practice counting objects, comparing sizes, and learning colors with their favorite crew of tank engines. This event will be held at 222 Jersey City Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Kids Art Classes at Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, August 10th | 10AM – 12PM

Bring your child aged 2-5 to 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken for art-making. Learn more here.


BookBike Yoga Story Time at Elysian Park

Thursday, August 10th | 10:30AM

Catch the BookBike every Thursday with a children’s storytime. This event will be held at 1001 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Storytime at Hoboken Historical Museum

Friday, August 11th | 10AM – 11AM

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


Pavonia’s Music Club at Pavonia Branch

Tuesday, August 15th | 4:30PM – 5:30PM

Join a song-circle-style jam session, guests can bring their instrument, voice, or listening ears. This event will be held at 326 8th Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Puppetonia Show

Wednesday, August 16th | 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.


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  • HDSID Farmers Market — Jersey City | August 10th; Learn more here.
  • Hackensack Brewing Vinyl Thursdays — Hackensack | August 10th; Learn more here.
  • Union Farmer’s Market — Union | August 10th; Learn more here.
  • Parsippany Farmers Market — Parsippany | August 11th; Learn more here.
  • Chester Food Truck + Music Festival at Municipal Field — Chester | August 12th; Learn more here.
  • Yappy Hour at Wonder Bar — Asbury Park | August 12th + August 13th; Learn more here.
  • Van Vorst Farmers Market — Jersey City | August 12th; Learn more here.
  • Hoboken Uptown Farmers Market — Hoboken | August 12th; Learn more here.
  • Bedminster Farmers Market — Bedminster | August 12th; Learn more here.
  • Wayne Farmers Market — Wayne | August 12th; Learn more here.
  • Paramus Food Truck + Music Festival at Paramus Park Mall — Paramus | August 13th; Learn more here.
  • Clinton Community Farmers Market — Clinton | August 13th; Learn more here.
  • West End Farmers Market — Hackettstown | August 13th; Learn more here.
  • NJ Wiener Meetup in Hamilton Park — Jersey City | August 13th; Learn more here.
  • Summit Farmers Market — Summit | August 13th; Learn more here.
  • Garden State Plaza Farmers Market Hosted by Mega Bite — Paramus | August 13th; Learn more here.
  • Farmers Market at Church Square Park — Hoboken | August 15th; Learn more here.

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Freedom Liberty 75-Minute Cruise at Pier 78

Ongoing

Hop aboard on a boat ride where you can enjoy an open roof deck and witness the New York skyline and have a selfie opportunity with the Statue of Liberty. This event will be held at 455 12th Avenue in New York City. Learn more here.


Afternoon Tea in New York City

Ongoing

Join a journey of sight, sound, and taste, as guests explore New York in their own mobile tea room. This event will be held in New York City. Learn more here.


Horizon Sounds of The City Hosted by NJPAC

Thursday, August 10th | 6PM

Rapper Kurtis Blow will be performing. This event will be held at Chambers Plaza on NJPAC grounds in Newark. Learn more here.


Pumphouse Brews + BBQ at Village Hall

Thursday, August 10th | 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Enjoy summer brews, paired with an abundance of BBQ stations cooked low + slow. This event will be held at 101 South Orange Avenue in South Orange. Learn more here.


Lamb of God at Wellmont Theater

Thursday, August 10th | 8PM

Watch metal band Lamb of God perform. This event will be held at 5 Seymour Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


Marlon Wayans at NJPAC

Friday, August 11th + Sunday, August 12th | Various times

Stand-up comedian Marlon Wayans will be performing. This event will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Showings at The Clairidge

Friday, August 11th | Various times

Films like Barbie, Kokomo City, and more are playing this weekend. These events will be held at 486 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


Bees, Butterflies, + Blooms Weekend at Wave Hill

Saturday, August 12th – Saturday, August 13th | Various times

Spend the day chatting with naturalists and beekeepers, visiting our honeybee hives, and more. This event will be held at 4900 Independence Avenue in the Bronx. Learn more here.


Corn, Tomato, + Beer Festival in Flemington

Saturday, August 12th | 12PM – 8PM

This festival celebrates sweet Jersey tomatoes, heirloom corn, local craft beer, live music, and family activities. This event will be held at Stangl Road in Flemington. Learn more here.


Montclair Jazz Festival Block Party at Lackawanna Plaza

Saturday, August 12th | 12PM – 10PM

A party that will have 10 hours of live music with 150 Jazz House musicians performing in seven big bands and a vocal choir. This event will be held at Lackawanna Plaza in Montclair. Learn more here.


The Rocket Man Show at Wellmont Theater

Saturday, August 12th | 8PM

Watch a tribute show dedicated to singer Elton John. This event will be held at 5 Seymour Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


Jammins Reggae Fest at NJPAC

Saturday, August 12th | 8PM

Join a night of reggae with rock singer Beres Hammond and his special guests Romain Virgo + Louie Culture. This event will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Summer Birding at Wave Hill

Sunday, August 13th | 9:30AM – 11AM

Naturalists and Audubon guides Paul Keim or Gabriel Willow lead birders through the gardens and woodlands to seek out summer birds. This event will be held at 4900 Independence Avenue in the Bronx. Learn more here.


Wickham + Lake Summer Worship Nights at Prudential Center

Sunday, August 13th | 7PM

This performance will be held at 25 Lafayette Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Sky Bloom at The Edge

Ongoing

Step into an immersive floral display created by floral artist Ivie Joy. This event will be held at 30 Hudson Yards in New York. Learn more here.


INTER_ Interactive Art Experience

Ongoing

This event will be held at 415 Broadway in New York City. Learn more here.


Photoshoots at The Floral Escape

Ongoing

The Floral Wonderland is an interactive exhibition designed for photoshoots, 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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Embroidery Workshop with Afghan Refugee Artisans at Purdie Space

Monday, August 14th | 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Grab friends and your favorite denim, shirt, or sweatshirt, and learn how to embroider with Afghan refugee moms. This event will be held at 523 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Powerhouse Street Club’s Weekly Warm-Up at Departed Soles

Monday, August 14th | 6:45PM

The Monday warm-up is a weekly run/walk designed to prepare you for the week, with a 3.5-mile route that’s an out-and-back course from Departed Soles Brewery to the Water’s Soul Statue. This event will be held at 150 Bay Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Strength Sculpt with Tory at The Fit Club

Tuesday, August 15th | 7:30AM – 8:15AM

This event will be held at 1301 Adams Street C3 in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Six-Week Mindfulness Series at Hoboken Public Library

Tuesday, August 15th | 2PM

Join a weekly mindfulness meditation practice, beginners + experienced practitioners are welcome. This event will be held at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


From Broken to Beautifully Broken Book Launch at Antique Loft

Tuesday, August 15th | 6PM – 9PM

Come out for a night to celebrate Ella Shae’s new book, From Broken to Beautifully Broken. This event will be held at 33 Newark Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Open Mic Night at Bourke Street Bakery

Tuesday, August 15th | 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Artists, comedians, poets, singers, and other creatives are welcome to partake in an open mic night. This event will be held at 331 Marin Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Dominican Republic Flag Raising Ceremony at The Historical Brennan Courthouse

Wednesday, August 16th | 5PM

This event will be held at 583 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Social Chess Night at Play! Hoboken

Wednesday, August 16th | 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 1039 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


HIP FIT with Laura at Grassroots Community Space

Wednesday, August 16th | 7PM – 8PM

This event will be held at 54 Coles Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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Hoboken Historical Museum | Hoboken

With the ability to accept a limited number of guests + to participate safely in city-wide events, the Hoboken Historical Museum is periodically in need of volunteers. To check if a need comes up + slots are available, check the sign-up form here. Volunteers are usually needed to set up information pamphlets, welcome registered guests, organize literature, + more. Learn more here.


Hudson County Latino Foundation | Kearny

With the main mission “to improve the lives of residents in Hudson County and to reduce the socio-economic gap for marginalized groups,” this organization has created partnerships, hosted events, + built up the community in ways that truly make a difference. Throughout the year, there are various events + projects where volunteers are needed. Learn more here.


The Community Food Bank of New Jersey | Hillside

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey, a member of Feeding America®, is the leading anti-hunger + anti-poverty organization in the state. What started as a modest enterprise in the back of founder Kathleen DiChiara’s station wagon in downtown Newark in 1975 became an incorporated non-profit in 1982 and has grown to two warehouse facilities in Hillside + Egg Harbor Township. Learn more here.


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