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87 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | August 18-21

by Samantha Impaglia
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It’s almost fall in New Jersey — but Hudson County is still celebrating the few weeks of summer we have left until it’s back-to-school season. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with a birthday celebration at Six26, a concert at Sinatra Park, a comedy club at Corgi Spirits, and more. Below is the list of Hoboken + Jersey City events happening this weekend, August 18th – August 21st.

Disclaimer: These events are included editorially as a community resource, and 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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Wine Mixer Event at Alba Vineyard

Saturday, August 27th from 3:00PM-7:00PM | REGISTER NOW

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Alba Vineyard, located at 269 Riegelsville Warren Glen Road in Milford, is a small family farm that sustainably grows premium grapes, crafting them into exceptional wines. The vineyard is open daily and has seasonal specials and live music Fridays through Sundays. The vineyard is hosting a wine mixer event on Saturday, August 27th from 3:00PM-7:00PM with wine pairings and small bites prepared by Chef Anthony of Trattoria Di Fiore, music by local singer and songwriter Ayva Behm, and beautiful views of the estate vineyard and river valley. General admission for the event is $70 per person and $50 per person for Gold Club members. Walk-ins for the wine-mixer event are welcome. (Please note, all attendees must be 21 and over + rain date is August 28th from 2:00PM-6:00PM). Make sure you let them know Hoboken Girl sent you.

Click here to register for the wine mixer event and click here to learn more about Alba Vineyard.

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The Laugh Tour at Dorrian’s Red Hand

Saturday, August 20th at 6:30PM and 8:30PM | 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, August 20th at 6:30PM and 8:30PM. The Laugh Tour is hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature Christiana Jackson from Cash Cab, Joe Mahoney from Adult Swim, Amber Chandler from West End Comedy Festival, and Kyle Wayne from Broadway Comedy Club. 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 will take place every Saturday night. (Please note, doors to exterior are ajar for ventilation and these indoor comedy events still require proof of vaccination with ID). Venue and restrooms are wheelchair accessible.

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 Hoboken Girl’s Real Estate Directory

Just Launched | BROWSE DIRECTORY

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The Hoboken Girl readers are always seeking recommendations on everything from real estate rental buildings and condos for sale in the North Jersey area, so we thought it’d be helpful to create a guide to these buildings and homes. Meet our new Real Estate Directory, a curated (and ever-growing) list of real estate buildings in Hoboken, Jersey City, and the greater North Jersey area. Discover these local real estate properties, compare and connect for tours, and keep checking back as the directory will be updated on a routine basis with new listings.

Check out the directory and browse properties here, and to learn more about HG’s Real Estate Directory, click here.

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Hive Athletic Fall Registration

Thursday, August 18th

Registration is now open for fall leagues, including kickball, volleyball, dodgeball, football, softball, soccer, and cornhole. Learn more here.


Hoboken Ultimate Frisbee at Sinatra Field

Thursday, August 18th | 7:15AM

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


Teen Karaoke at Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, August 18th | 1PM – 4PM

This event will be held in the TeenZone, 256 1st Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


HDSID Presents Spring/Summer Farmers Market

Thursday, August 18th | 4PM – 6PM

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


Summer Concert Series Hosted by Jersey City Free Public Library

Thursday, August 18th | 5PM – 7PM

This event will be held at Canco Park, 47 Dey Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Music on the Porch at The Barrow Mansion

Thursday, August 18th | 6PM – 8PM

Listen to In Full Color Showcase + Grey Murphy at 83 Wayne Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Meet the JCFD Happy Hour at The Ashford

Thursday, August 18th | 6PM – 8PM

Enjoy drinks and chat with firefighters at this recruitment event hosted by James Solomon at 145 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Liberty Science Center After Dark

Thursday, August 18th | 7PM – 9PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 222 Jersey City Boulevard in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Hoboken Talks at Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, August 18th | 7PM – 8PM

Hoboken born and raised Alex Rosario III talks with Bob Foster at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Trivia Thursdays at House of ‘Que

Thursday, August 18th | 7PM – 9:30PM

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


Concerts in the Park Hosted by The City of Hoboken + Hoboken Police Department

Thursday, August 18th | 7PM – 9PM

Julio Fernandez and Friends will be performing at Sinatra Park, Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Gumbo, Grits + Gravy at Fox + Crow

Thursday, August 18th | 7PM – 9:30PM

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

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Artist + Maker Market Hosted by HDSID

Friday, August 19th + Saturday, August 20th

This event will be held at the Grove Street Path Plaza in Jersey City and includes an open-air bazaar featuring locally created fine art and premium hand-crafted goods. Learn more here.


Madewell Refresh + Recycle Party at Mojo Coffee Company

Friday, August 19th | 9AM

Trade in old jeans from any brand at 801 Bloomfield Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Drag Queen Story Hour at Shipyard Park with Harmonica Sunbeam Organized by the Hoboken Public Library BookBike

Friday, August 19th | 11AM – 11:30AM

This event will be at Shipyard Park, 1 13th Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Hoboken Community Blood Drive at Hoboken Multi-Service Center

Friday, August 19th | 12PM – 6PM

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


Ball in the Park! Hosted by The West Side Merry Makers + Jersey City Pride

Friday, August 19th | 4PM – 9PM

Enjoy a Vogue Ball, a drag show, and family fun at Lincoln Park in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Country Night at House of ‘Que

Friday, August 19th | 7PM – 12AM

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


Comedy Club at Corgi Spirits

Friday, August 19th | 8PM – 10PM

Enjoy stand-up comedians at 1 Distillery Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event

Friday, August 19th | 7PM – 10PM

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


Bingo Fridays at Black Bear Bar + Grill

Friday, August 19th | 7PM 

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


Gimme Gimme Disco at White Eagle Hall

Friday, August 19th | 9PM

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


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Cardio + Strength Super Sculpt with Larissa at The Fit Club

Saturday, August 20th | 9AM – 9:50AM

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


Yoga Morning Session at Gravity Vault Hoboken

Saturday, August 20th | 9:30AM – 10:30AM

This event will be held at 1423 Clinton Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Hoboken Community Center Pantry Kids Clothing Pop-Up

Saturday, August 20th | 10AM – 12PM

Children’s sizes 5-13 will be available at 1301 Washington Street, 13th Street between Hudson and Washington Streets at the purple doors in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Smorgasburg Jersey City

Saturday, August 20th | 11AM – 6PM

Enjoy food and drinks from a variety of local vendors at Harborside Place at Hudson Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


The Lucky Honeybee Food + Gift’s 2nd Anniversary

Saturday, August 20th | 11AM – 5PM

Enjoy a special sale, giveaways, drinks, and more at 487 Palisade Avenue, lower level, in Jersey City. Learn more here.


The Pupper Cup Pop-Up Scoop Shop at Cornerstone Pets

Saturday, August 20th | 11AM – 3PM

Receive delicious dairy-free, gluten-free, no-sugar-added doggie ice cream at 105 9th Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Jersey City Puerto Rican Day Festival + Parade 2022

Saturday, August 20th + Sunday, August 21st | 12PM – 9PM

Celebrate the 62nd annual parade and festival at Lincoln Park in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Jazz in the Garden at The Cottage

Saturday, August 20th + Sunday, August 21st | 12PM – 3PM

Listen to John Nunez on Saturday and Sofia Oro on Sunday at 136 Monticello Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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

Saturday, August 20th | 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.


Pride Ride Hosted by Cyclebar Jersey City + Jersey City Pride

Saturday, August 20th | 1PM – 1:45PM

Spin your way to a happier, healthier you at 65 Bay Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


LiCi Fit Workout at Crunch Fitness

Saturday, August 20th | 1:15PM

Meet and connect with LiCi Boss Babes at 110 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. To learn more, get in touch by emailing northeastbabe@licifit.com. 


Musical Cooking Class by One Great Vegan

Saturday, August 20th | 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.


Live Music + Vendor Market at Corgi Spirits

Saturday, August 20th | 2PM – 8PM

An indoor and outdoor pop-up market with a variety of new and small business at 1 Distillery Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Pride Art @ Night Hosted by Surf City, Jersey City Pride, + Hudson Pride Center

Saturday, August 20th | 6PM – 12AM

This event includes a drag show, DJ, live art performances, and more, and will be held at 1 Marin Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


On the Vegan Front at Hoboken Historical Museum

Saturday, August 20th | 7PM

A casual outdoor dining experience highlighting the vegan options of selected Hoboken eateries at 1301 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Dueling Pianos at House of ‘Que

Saturday, August 20th | 8PM – 11PM

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


Water Street at Fox + Crow

Saturday, August 20th | 8PM – 10PM

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

The Rocky Horror Picture Show at White Eagle Hall

Saturday, August 20th | 10PM

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


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The Great Train Set at Liberty Science Center

Sunday, August 21st | Various times

Check out this new exhibit that captures the wonder of the Lackawanna Railroad at 222 Jersey City Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Sunday, August 21st | 8AM – 6PM

Enjoy a vehicle-free Sinatra Drive between 4th Street and Hudson Street and Sinatra Drive North from Sinatra Drive to 12th Street. Learn more here.


Serenity Sunday: StressBusters Guided Meditation Hosted by Jaquie Bird

Sunday, August 21st | 10AM – 10:30AM

Partake in self-care at this virtual event. Learn more here.


Brunch at Battello

Sunday, August 21st | 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.


Drag Queen Bingo – Pride Edition Hosted by Gringo’s + Jersey City Pride

Sunday, August 21st | 12PM – 4PM

This event includes food, drink specials, hot beats, free bingo, prizes, and more, and will be held at 12 Coles Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Drag Me to Brunch at Birch

Sunday, August 21st | 1PM – 5PM

Enjoy an unlimited brunch buffet, drink specials, and a drag show at 92 River Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Pilates in the Park Hosted by Pier A Pilates

Sunday, August 21st | 2PM

This weekly exercise class will be held at Pier A Park, 100 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Evan Laurence Presents! The Fringe Fest Equality Rocks Spectacular! at Corgi Spirits

Sunday, August 21st | 4PM – 7PM

Celebrate Jersey City Pride with music and drag at 1 Distillery Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Live Jazz Hosted by Winard Harper + Friends at Moore’s Lounge

Sunday, August 21st | 7PM – 10PM

This event will be held at 189 Monticello Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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Kids Art Classes Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, August 18th | 10AM – 1PM

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


Story Time in Church Square Park Organized by the Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, August 18th | 10:30AM – 11AM

This storytime will be held at 400 Garden Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Friday Storytime at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Friday, August 19th | 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.


Let’s Make a Mess Sensory Class Hosted by The Village Edgewater

Saturday, August 20th | 10AM – 10:45AM

A sensory and STEAM-based exploratory class. This event will be held at 250 Old River Road in Edgewater. Learn more here.


Puppetonia Show

Tuesday, August 23rd | 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.


Spanish Songs + Stories at All Saints Day School

Tuesday, August 23rd | 2PM – 2:30PM

Enjoy songs and stories for the little ones on the lawn at the Early Childhood Center. This event will be held at 527 Clinton Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Make + Create Workshop Hosted by The Village Edgewater

Wednesday, August 24th | 3PM – 4PM

A STEAM-based drop-off class at 250 Old River Road in Edgewater. Learn more here.


Wind Down Wednesday Hosted by The Village Edgewater

Wednesday, August 24th | 5PM – 7PM

Enjoy kids dance music, instruments, open play, bubble dancing, and more fun at 250 Old River Road in Edgewater. Learn more here.


Kids Ballroom + Latin Program at Jersey City Ballroom

Wednesday, August 24th | 5:30PM – 6:15PM

This class will be held at 189 Brunswick Street, 3rd Floor, in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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Alice + Leonard Dreyfuss Planetarium at Newark Museum of Art

Thursday, August 18th | 2PM, 3PM

An interactive theater for learning about astronomy, space, and planetary science. This event will be held at 49 Washington Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City: Milo Z at NJPAC

Thursday, August 18th | 6PM

This event will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Montclair Moves: A Night of Movement + Community Hosted by Pharmacie Bar + Kitchen + Wellmont Theater

Thursday, August 18th | 7PM – 8:15PM

Enjoy sunset yoga at Wellmont Arts Plaza, Seymour Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


Showings at The Clairidge

Friday, August 19th

Films like Beast and Back to the Future are playing this weekend. These events will be held at 486 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


Iliza Shlesinger: Back in Action at NJPAC

Friday, August 19th | 7PM

This comedian will be performing at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Date Night at the Met

Friday, August 19th | 7PM – 9PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 1000 5th Avenue in New York City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


NYC Whale Watching Adventure Cruise

Sunday, August 21st | 9AM

Witness the majestic presence of large whales splashing in their natural habitat. The departure for this excursion is at Pier 36 in New York City. Learn more here.


UB40/The Wailers/ Maxi Priest + Big Mountain: Bigga Baggariddim Tour at NJPAC

Sunday, August 21st | 7PM

This event will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


New York Yankees vs. New York Mets at Yankee Stadium

August 22nd + 23rd | 7:05PM

This event will be held at 1 E 161 Street in The Bronx, New York. Learn more here.


South Orange Summer Nights at SOPAC

Wednesday, August 24th

Enjoy free concerts, food trucks, activities, and more at Floods Hill in Meadowland Park, 100 N Ridgewood Road in South Orange. 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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Cardio + Strength Circuit With Larisa at The Fit Club

Monday, August 22nd | 9:15AM – 10AM

This workout class is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Whale Craft-to-Go at Hoboken Public Library

Monday, August 22nd | 10AM – 8PM

Pick up a craft at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Hoboken Writing Group

Tuesday, August 23rd | 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.


Pride Book Discussion Group – The Chosen & The Beautiful at Hoboken Public Library

Tuesday, August 23rd | 6:30PM – 7:30PM

This group reads and discusses books centered around LGBTQ themes each month. This event will be held at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Summer in the City 2022 Movies in the Park

Tuesday, August 23rd | Starts at sunset

Even Mice Belong in Heaven will be showing at Harsimus Cemetery Park in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Drinks + Mac and Cheese at Wurstbar

Tuesday, August 23rd | 7PM – 9PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 516 Jersey Avenue in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Sound Bath Energy Healing at Urban Souls Yoga

Tuesday, August 23rd | 7:30PM – 9PM

This immersive self-care experience will be held at 100 Hudson Street, 4th Floor, in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Karaoke at The Ferryman on 1st

Tuesday, August 23rd | 9PM – 12AM

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


Groove on Grove Hosted by HDSID

Wednesday, August 24th

This event features a free summer weekly music series featuring a wide variety of musicians and performers. It will be held at the Grove Street Path Plaza in Jersey City. Learn more here.


“White Party” Summer Wine Dinner at Sorellina

Wednesday, August 24th | 6PM, 7PM, 8:30PM

Enjoy a 5-course menu highlighting local summer produce, paired with 6 Italian white wines at 1036 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Social Chess Night at Play! Hoboken

Wednesday, August 24th | 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.


Marsha P. Johnson Birth Celebration at Six26 Lounge

Wednesday, August 24th | 7PM

This event includes surprise giveaways, raffles, $10 drink tickets benefiting Bridges 4 Life, a rooftop pop-up, vendors, performances, and more, and will be held at 128 Christopher Columbus Drive in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Drinks + Food at Pier 13

Wednesday, August 24th | 7PM – 9PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 1301 Sinatra Drive North in Hoboken. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Hiss Golden Messenger, Aoife O’Donovan at White Eagle Hall

Wednesday, August 24th | 8PM

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


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PRIME Real Estate Group – July 2022 Real Estate by the Numbers

PRIME Real Estate Group, located at 98 Park Avenue in Hoboken + 351 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City, is a leading local brokerage specializing in Hudson County real estate. PRIME shared its July 2022 market stats to help inform your choices + keep you in the know. Learn more here.

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Whole Spectrum Autism – 7th Annual Autism Acceptance Gala in JC

Whole Spectrum Autism, located at 194 Newark Avenue in Jersey City, is a local non-profit. The organization is hosting its 7th Annual Autism Acceptance Gala on Thursday, September 8th at The Ashford from 6PM – 10PM. Learn more here.

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Häagen-Dazs® – American Dream Locations

Häagen-Dazs® has two locations at the American Dream Mall, located at 1 American Dream Way in East Rutherford — Court C, Level 3, Coca-Cola Eats + Court A, Level 2 near The Food Hall. Learn more here.

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Hoboken Historical Museum | Hoboken

With the ability to accept a limited number of guests and to participate safely in city-wide events, the Hoboken Historical Museum is periodically in need of volunteers. To check if a need comes up and 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.


Liberty Humane Society | Jersey City

The Liberty Humane Society is an open admission shelter contracted by Jersey City, Hoboken, + Bayonne that takes in strays day or night, medically assesses the animals, gives them vaccinations + microchips, spays or neuters them, + gets them socially prepared for lifelong adoptions. Volunteers help the shelter run smoothly, increase adoptions, + help make the animals happier. Learn more 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 + 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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