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68 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City | January 12-15

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As January settles in, the Hudson County calendar is packed with a variety of winter activities. This week’s local Hoboken + Jersey City events guide has everyone covered with fun things to do locally, like a comedy show at Symposia Bookstore, a New York Giants playoff watch party at 902 Brewing Co., the Mission 50 Winter Art Show + Anime Exhibit, and more. Below is the list of Hoboken + Jersey City events happening this weekend, January 12th – January 15th, 2023.

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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Brooklyn Robot Foundry’s Pop-Up Events In Jersey City

Sunday, January 15th from 2:00PM-3:30PM | SIGN UP

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Brooklyn Robot Foundry is hosting two pop-up events at Gymboree JC, located at 197 Van Vorst Street in Jersey City this Sunday from 2:00PM-3:30PM. The first event is a robot-building class for kids ages 6-12 years old, where each child will get to build and keep their own robot in a fun hands-on class for $20. The second event will be a free info session for anyone interested in opening a Brooklyn Robot Foundry in New Jersey and becoming a part of the mobile franchise. Pre-registration for both pop-up events is required.

Click here to sign up for the pop-up class in Jersey City and click here to learn more about franchise opportunities with Brooklyn Robot Foundry.

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JustFoodForDogs’ New Hoboken Location + Promotion

Now Open | SHOP NOW

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JustFoodForDogs just opened its new Hoboken location at 1125 Maxwell Lane for all your fresh dog food needs. Founded over 13 years ago, the brand has open-to-the-public kitchens and a team of veterinarians including a nutritionist, toxicologist, and dermatologist to ensure each of their recipes are nutritionally balanced for your four-legged loved ones.In addition to fresh cooked meals, JustFoodForDogs sells shelf stable, human grade fresh food in tetra packs, human grade treats, DIY nutritional packets, and supplements. Plus, first-time customers can receive 20% off your first two weeks of food. Make sure you let them know The Hoboken Girl sent you.

Click here to start shopping and learn more about JustFoodForDogs.

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Birthdays + Events at Blast 7D

Available Now | BOOK YOUR EVENT

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Blast 7D, located at American Dream at 1 American Dream Way in East Rutherford, was created by a local Hoboken couple and is the world’s first fully interactive and immersive, 7D ride. The 12-seat theater combines 3D technology with acceleration, motion, wind, and competitive play as you battle bad guys in one of five different ride experiences — and is the perfect way to create a memorable experience for your next birthday party. For events, Blast 7D partners with Mr. Beast Burger and Best Pizza to help cater and also provides a personal birthday concierge to help plan your birthday celebration or event.

Email vito@blast7d.com or click here to book a birthday party and click here to learn more about Blast 7D.

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The Laugh Tour Comedy Club at Dorrian’s Red Hand

Friday, January 13th at 8:00PM and Saturday, January 14th at 6:30PM and 8:45PM | 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 shows on Friday, January 13th at 8:00PM and Saturday, January 14th at 6:30PM and 8:45PM. The shows are hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature comedians from Comedy Central, John Fugelsang, NY Comedy Festival, The Nick Cannon Show, Nickelodeon, Sirius XM, and Last Comic Standing. Show tickets $20 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 Hoboken Girl’s Best of Hoboken + Jersey City 2022 Guide Winners

Ongoing | VIEW THE WINNERS

BEST OF 2022

We asked, you nominated, voted + FINALLY the winners for our Best of Hoboken + Jersey City 2022 Guide have been announced. Congratulations to all that were nominated — and especially to the 2022 winners!

Click here to view the list of winners of HG’s Best of Hoboken + Jersey City 2022 Guide.

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Hoboken Ultimate Frisbee at Sinatra Field

hursday, January 12th | 7AM

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


Strength Sculpt with Sabrina at The Fit Club

Thursday, January 12th | 7:30AM – 8:15AM

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


The You Voice Exhibition at Mana Contemporary

Thursday, Januaet 12th + Friday, January 13th | 9AM – 5PM

This powerful work explores the often-contradictory inner voice that both drives and stalls creativity and personal agency. This event will be held at 888 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


HDSID Presents Winter Farmers Market

Thursday, January 12th | 4PM – 6PM

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


Mission 50 Winter Art Show + Anime Exhibit

Thursday, January 12thh | 4PM – 7PM

Englewood-based artist The Jahz will be featured in this solo art exhibition at Mission 50 — and guests will have the chance to win five days of free coworking. This event will be held at 50 Harrison Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Wild Turkey Event at Panela

Thursday, January 12th | 6:30PM – 10PM

Guests can expect a three-course meal, a Wild TTurkey tasting with brand ambassador JoAnn Street, and a cocktail class. This event will be held at 36-42 Newark Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Trivia Night in the Lounge at Corgi Spirits

Thursday, January 12th | 7PM – 9:30PM

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


Trivia Night at House of ‘Que

Thursday, January 12th | 8PM – 11PM

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


Riverview Jazz All-Stars with Special Guest Jerry Weldon at Fox + Crow

Thursday, January 12th | 8PM – 11:30PM

An evening of dueling tenor sax action at 594 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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Artist + Maker Market Hosted by HDSID

Friday, January 13th + Saturday, January 14th

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.


Hoboken Community Center Food Pantry Distribution

Friday, January 13th | 10AM – 12:30PM

This event will be held at three locations throughout Hoboken: 221 Jackson Street, 124 Grand Street, and 1301 Washington Street. Learn more here.


Debra Devi Live at 902 Brewing Co.

Friday, January 13th | 7PM

Jersey City’s own Debra Devi will be performing live music at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Madd Hatter’s Dueling Pianos Event

Friday, January 13th | 7PM – 10PM

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


Weekend Wine Down at Urban Souls Yoga

Friday, January 13th | 7PM – 10PM

Enjoy a relaxing yoga sesh followed by an on-the-house glass of wine. This event will be held at 100 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Bingo Fridays at Black Bear Bar + Grill

Friday, January 13th | 7PM

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


Dinner at Halifax

Friday, January 13th | 8PM – 11PM

This event is organized by the Meetup Crew and will be held at 225 River Street in Hoboken. RSVP required. Learn more here.


“Symposi-Ha!” Comedy Show at Symposia Bookstore

Friday, January 13th | 8PM

The bookstore’s first-ever comedy show will feature Hoboken comedian Matt Pena with special appearances from other NJ comedians, too. This event will be held at 510 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Audio Riot at Willie McBrides

Friday, January 13th | 11PM

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


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bwè Newport Coffee + Croissants

Saturday, January 14th | 12PM – 2PM

This event is organized by The Meetup Crew and will be held at 140 River Drive South in Jersey City. RSVP required. Learn more here.


Walk Bye Art Opening + Wildlife Feast at Canco Park

Saturday, January 14th | 12PM – 2PM

Browse this public art event where pieces from around the world will be printed on vinyl + hung for the public to see. This event will be held at 47 Dey Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Musical Cooking Class by One Great Vegan

Saturday, January 14th | 1PM – 2PM

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.


Saturday Afternoon Belay Certification Class at Gravity Vault Hoboken

Saturday, January 14th | 1PM – 3PM

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


Energy Medicine Yoga at Urban Souls Yoga

Saturday, January 14th | 2PM – 3:30PM

Energy Medicine Yoga is a balanced mind-body-soul vinyasa-style flow that blends asana, pranayama, visualization, and energetic techniques to help you balance your emotions + get in greater flow with life. This event will be held at 100 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


JCX Music Live at 902 Brewing Co.

Saturday, January 14th | 8PM

JCX Music is an acoustic power duo consisting of Christopher Hoyle on troubadour & Fred Jenkins on percussion, based in Jersey City. The duo will be performing at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Dueling Pianos at House of ‘Que

Saturday, January 14th | 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.


The Benjamins at Willie McBrides

Saturday, January 14th | 8PM

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


All My Sons at Fox + Crow

Saturday, January 14th | 8PM – 10PM

This Americana soul rock collective from NYC will be performing at 594 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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Pompeii: The Immortal City at Liberty Science Center

unday, January 15th | Various times

Check out this new exhibit that explores a first-century Roman town at 222 Jersey City Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


NFL Wild Card Sunday at House of ‘Que

Sunday, January 15th | 1PM – 11:30PM

Catch all of the NFL playoff action at 340 Sinatra Drive in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Sign Language Classes for Family at Hoboken Public Library

Sunday, January 15th | 1:30PM

Bring the whole family to learn ASL at the Hoboken Public Library — no previous knowledge is required. This event will be held at 500 Park Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Giants Playoff Watch Party at 902 Brewing Co.

Sunday, January 15th | 3PM

Cheer it up for the GMEN during the Wild Card playoff game against the Minnesota Vikings at 101 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


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Story Time Inside! at the Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, January 12th | 10:30AM – 11AM

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


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

Saturday, January 14th | 10AM – 10:45AM

Children ages 1-5 years old can explore their curiosity at 250 Old River Road in Edgewater. Learn more here.


Puppetonia Show

Tuesday, January 17th | 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.


Bilingual Story Time at Hoboken Public Library Grand Street Branch

Wednesday, January 18th | 3:30PM -4PM

Kids ages 4 and under can tune in to a themed story time with books, songs, a take-home activity, and volunteers reading in Spanish. This event will be held at 124 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Kids’ Ballroom + Latin Program at Jersey City Ballroom

Wednesday, January 18th | 5:30PM – 6:15PM

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


dog friendly events

This dog-friendly events section is brought to you by Doggie Road Trippin’. Follow on Instagram here.

  • Winter Walk Holiday Lights in Taylor Park — Millburn | Ongoing until January 15th; Learn more here.
  • HDSID Farmers Market — Jersey City | January 12th; Learn more here.
  • Food Truck Thursdays at Biertuempful Park — Union | January 12th; Learn more here.
  • Sip with Frosty Hosted by Merry Hot Cocoa — Hoboken | January 15th; Learn more here.
  • New Jersey Weiner Dog Meetup — Jersey City | January 15th; Learn more here.

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Disney on Ice at Prudential Center

Thursday, January 12th – Monday, January 16th | Various times

This family-friendly event will be held at 25 Lafayette Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Networking Event Hosted by Barret Financial Solutions at Broadway Diner

Thursday, January 12th | 7AM

Over 30 Hudson County business owners will be in attendance to meet + network at 1075 Broadway in Bayonne. Email jonathan.barrett@equitable.com to learn more.


New York Rangers vs. Dallas Stars

Thursday, January 12th | 7PM

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


Showings at The Clairidge

Friday, January 13th | Various times

Films like A Man Called Otto, Broker, and more are playing this weekend. These events will be held at 486 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


NYC Skyline Dinner Cruise

Friday, January 13th – Sunday, January 15th | 7PM

Enjoy food, drinks, entertainment, live music, and more. This event meets at Pier 36 in New York City. Learn more here.


Stephanie Mills + the Wispers at NJPAC

Friday, January 13th | 8PM

This R&B group will be performing at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Saturslay Drag Queen Dance Party Hosted by Out Montclair at Pizza Porta

Saturday, January 14th | 11:30PM + 12:30AM

Watch the queens perform with drinks, late-night pizza, and a non-stop dance party. This event will be held at 499 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


Sewing Machine Basics Workshop Hosted by The Eclectic Chic Boutique

Saturday, January 14th | 3:30PM – 5PM

Learn how to set up + use your sewing machine by beginning a simple project. This event will be held at 547 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, or virtually over Zoom. Learn more here.


Newark Winter Village at Prudential Center

Ongoing until Sunday, January 15th | 1PM – 8PM

Visitors of all ages can enjoy ice skating, go-karts various games + activities, and an open-air marketplace featuring local vendors. This event will be held at 25 Lafayette Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Sleeping Beauty: The State Ballet Theatre of Ukraine at NJPAC

Sunday, January 15th | 6PM

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


Self-Care Social at Industrious Short Hills

Wednesday, January 18th | 5PM – 8PM

This wellness retreat will feature CBD massages, Reiki Face Lift Facials, Breath Work with Palo Santo, Free Chakra readings, tarot readings, food + wine pairing, and more. This event will be held at 1200 Morris Turnpike in Short Hills. 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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Bwe-kfast Hosted by Hoboken Grace

Monday, January 16th | 9:30AM – 10:30AM

This event will be held at Bwe Kafe North End, 1401 Adams Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


HIP FIT with Laura at Grassroots Community Space

Monday, January 16th | 8PM – 9PM

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


Strength Sculpt with Tory at The Fit Club

Tuesday, January 17th | 7:30AM – 8:15AM

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


Hoboken Writing Group

Tuesday, January 17th | 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.


Embodied Effect at Urban Souls Yoga

Tuesday, January 17th | 7:30PM – 9PM

Juliet Magdalene will guide you through a somatic movement technique that will ignite your natural healing ability to journey to a space of freedom within you. This event will be held at 100 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Groove on Grove Hosted by HDSID

Wednesday, January 18th

This event features a free 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.


Art With Liz: Lecture + Creative Workshop Hosted by the Hoboken Public Library

Wednesday, January 18th | 10AM– 12PM

Browse the joyful + optimistic work of Marc Chagall at 500 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Social Chess Night at Play! Hoboken

Wednesday, January 18th | 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.


Ring in The New Year at Napoli’s

Wednesday, January 18th | 7PM

Enjoy bites + wine at 133 Clinton Street in Hoboken. Old + new menu items will be served.


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Boys + Girls Clubs of Hudson County | Hoboken + Jersey City

The Boys + Girls Clubs of Hudson County was founded in 1893 to create a positive place for the youth of Jersey City. In the 129 years since its founding, the club has expanded its scope exponentially by offering a mix of nationally developed programs + activities. The Clubs serve more than 2,000 youth ages five to 21 annually in Clubhouses in JC + Hoboken, through a mission to enable all young people to reach their full potential as productive, responsible, + caring citizens of the community. To make a tax-deductible donation to cover costs such as meals, art supplies, or summer camp for a Club Kid, please mail a check to Boys + Girls Clubs of Hudson County, 225 Morris Boulevard, Jersey City, NJ 07302 or click here to make an online donation.


Hoboken Public Library Foundation | Hoboken

The Hoboken Public Library provides necessary, educational resources to the community + allows for access to these resources. Many elements of the library rely on the support of community members. The Library is currently accepting donations through both the Friends Organization + Foundation. 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.


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