• 9 Events Happening in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {February 15, 2018}

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    We don’t know about you, but the weekend is longggg overdue. It’s time to grab the squad, your bff, or you SO for some much-needed down time or dancing this President’s Day weekend. Enjoy your three-day weekend by cycling for a cause or dancing the night away at White Eagle Hall. Here are 9 things to do in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend:

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    Photo: Instagram @samhawley

    Please note: Events are subject to change. Check event websites for the latest updates and availability.

    The Duchess Debut: Thursday, February 15th from 6:00PM-9:00PM

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    Check out the newest swanky apartments on the block, The Duchess {7601 River Road} right on the Hudson riverfront in North Bergen. The 320-apartment community was designed by the world-famous Paris Forino, so get ready to be blown away. To celebrate the grand opening, this celebration will include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and you can even get a special deal on rent. Get more info here.

    LSC After Dark: Thursday, February 15th from 6:00PM-10:00PM

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    No need to book a flight to New Orleans because the party is coming to Jersey City. The Liberty Science Center {} is hosting a Mardi Gras themed LSC After Dark even that you won’t want to miss. This masquerade party will feature drinks inspired by Bourbon Street, beads, a station about the anatomy of the voodoo doll, and much more. Get more info here.

    Learn How To Make a Pour Over At Home: Friday, February 16th at 7:30PM

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    Become your own personal barista with this pour over class at Hidden Grounds {148 First Street}. In the class taught by one of the shop’s co-owners, you’ll learn about the equipment and accessories required, how to make the best coffee selection, all about the extraction theory, and much more. Get more details here.

    WFUV Dance Party at White Eagle Hall: Saturday, February 17th from 8:00PM-Midnight

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    Put your dancing shoes on and head to White Eagle Hall {337 Newark Ave} for a WFUV dance party with DJ Sets All Night. Hear a live set by the Binky Griptite Orchestra, Alisa Ali, and much more. Get more info here.

    Ask The Trainer at Cornerstone Pets: Saturday, February 17th at 12:00PM

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    Get all those hair-scratching, tail-wagging questions about your pet cleared up with a chat with a trainer at Cornerstone Pets {105 9th Street}. Whether you’ve never trained a pup before or have done it a few times, you’ll definitely learn some new tricks up your sleeve {so your dog can learn a new one too}. Get more details here.

    Hudson Yoga Project Beginner Series: Sunday, February 18th at 8:15AM

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    There’s no reason to be intimidated by starting something new, and Hudson Yoga Project {44 Hudson Place} makes it easy to learn the yoga basics with its 5 Week Beginner Series. There are two sessions available, and both cost $150 and includes one month of yoga. Plus, you can enjoy bagels and coffee after every class! Get your tickets here.

    Layups 4 Life & CycleBar Hoboken: Sunday, February 18th at 1:00PM

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    Take a slam dunk against cancer with a charity ride at CycleBar this weekend {720 Monroe}. You’ll break a sweat while having fun and help out Layups 4 Life, which is n organization that raises funds for cancer research and clinical trials supporting cancer institutions. Get your tickets here.

    Pinocchio Opening Night at JCTC Kids: Sunday, February 18th at 1:00PM

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    Watch one of your favorite childhood classics live on stage at Jersey City Theater Center {339 Newark Ave}. Pinocchio by Puppetworks features hand-carved, wooden marionettes, original music, and vivid, colorful scenes ranging from the Undersea World, complete with a whale. Besides Pinocchio (and yes, the puppet’s nose actually grows on stage) and his creator/father, the kind Gepetto, the performance also includes the full retinue of familiar characters who accompany the puppet-boy – and his lie detector schnozzle – on his journey to become a real live boy: the Blue Fairy, Mr. Fox and Mr. Cat, the Ring Master and the Great Stromboli, the ultimate puppet master.Advance tickets/online sales: $9 for children; $10 for adults. At the door: $11 and $12; $9 each for groups of 20 or more. Get your tickets here.

    Mile Square Theatre’s Driving Miss Daisy: Through February 25th

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    Rub shoulders with Broadway stars at Hoboken’s own Mile Square Theatre season opener party on Friday, February 2nd. The MST season opens with Alfred Uhry’s powerful masterpiece Driving Miss Daisy, a timeless story set in the American South, about an elderly Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur who share a friendship that transcends class and race. The cast includes Barbara Broughton {Broadway’s Sunday in the Park with George}, Count Stovall {Broadway’s A Streetcar Named Desire}, and Matthew Lawler {MST’s Betrayal and ABC’s The Family} and will be directed by Mark Cirnigliaro. Tickets available here.

    Upcoming weekday events:

    Monday, February 19th: Kids Night Out at Turquoise Cup

    Tuesday, February 20th: Meditation & Space Blessing Muneca Mullins Studio Modern Sage Studio

    Wednesday, February 21st: Wellness Wednesdays: Role of Nutrition in Mental Health at Hoboken Public Library

    It’s time to get planning — happy weekend! Remember to tag us on Insta in your adventures @HobokenGirlBlog or #HobokenGirl. xo


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    By day, Tamara is an editor at a women's magazine, but in her free time, she runs her own fashion blog and helps out with Hoboken Girl. Otherwise, you can catch her ‘gramming like it's her job, checking out the cutest spots to eat and drink and redeeming herself at spin class later. Oh, and if you’re curious about Kylie Lip Kits, she’ll happily show you her collection.