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61 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | Nov. 11-14

by Katherine Chaves Diaz
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It is getting a little chilly out, but that won’t stop events from happening! This week’s Hoboken + Jersey City (and beyond) events guide has got you covered with art shows, concerts, kid-friendly events, and more. Check out this list of all the in-person + virtual events happening this weekend, November 11-14th.

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

Featured Events

Triplemint’s Monthly Real Estate Horoscopes

Triplemint, located at 331 Washington Street in Hoboken, is now offering monthly real estate horoscopes to see what the stars have in store for your real estate plans. Be sure to follow Triplemint on Instagram for stunning property tours and to get to know the local Hoboken agents. HG readers can also tune into Triplemint’s LinkedIn and Facebook pages for educational livestreams about all things related to home.

Click here to read your November real estate horoscope and click here to learn more about Triplemint.

Hoboken Girl Teams + The Flow Initiative Hosting Annual Period Supply Drive — Now Through 11/15

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When looking locally, a recent study by The Flow Initiative shares that approximately 30% of students in Hudson County face hardship when it comes to access to items such as pads, tampons, sanitary wipes, liners, and more each month. After a successful drive in 2020 that collected over 30,000 supplies, Hoboken Girl and The Flow Initiative have set a lofty goal:

To donate period supplies to at least one school or community center in all 11 towns that make up Hudson County this year. That means reaching last year’s number of 30,000 supplies or more. Learn more about the drive and how you can help here.


Hoboken Girl’s Best of Hoboken + Jersey City 2021 Guide

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The nominations for The Hoboken Girl Best of Hoboken + Jersey City 2021 Guide have begun and will last until November 16, 2021. With over 100 categories for each city, readers can nominate as many businesses, people, and places for each respective category until the deadline. We also have many new categories for Hoboken and Jersey City including Best Tacos, Best Espresso Martini, + more. These reader-selected awards give businesses bragging rights for months to come. Finalists will win a decal sticker to display on their storefronts and accolades on our website for all to see.


Local Hoboken, Jersey City (+Beyond) Events

Veteran’s Day Story Time

Thursday, Nov. 11th | 4PM – 4:30PM

Join one of Hoboken Public Library’s favorite Veterans, Major Mark, to read, sing, and more. The event will take place in Church Square Park. Registration is required for this event, register here

Veteran’s Day Commemoration at Elysian Park

Thursday, Nov. 11th | 11AM

There will be a public commemoration at Elysian Park, at the site of the city’s World War I Memorial. The date and time represent the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th more of 1918, which signaled the end of WWI. Learn more about American Legion, click here.

JDJ Charity Event at Alfalfa

Thursday, Nov. 11th | 8:30PM – 10:30PM

James lost both parents to cancer and decided to start the JDJ Foundation, donating everything to both cancer research and buying wheelchairs for severely disabled kids. There will be a JDJ fundraiser at Alfalfa in which drinks and snacks will be provided. Click here to purchase tickets

Tequila Tasting

Thursday, Nov. 11th | 7PM

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The Sinatra Room will host a Tequila Tasting which will feature Don Julio Blanco, Añejo, and Reposdo. Tickets will be $60pp and there will be small bites and specialty cocktails included. Learn more about the event here.

Connect the Waterfront Annual Fundraising Gala

Thursday, Nov. 11th | 7PM – 9PM

The annual fundraising gala will take place at the Antique Loft and will feature an open bar, hors d’ oeuvres, and music by Hoboken’s own James Calleo. Learn more about the event here.

Open House Event at Smart Start Academy

Thursday, Nov. 11th | 7:30PM – 8:30PM

Smart Start Academy in Jersey City will be hosting an open house event for its preschool programs. Learn more about the event here.

Hoboken Library’s Senior Day

Friday, Nov. 12th | 11:30AM – 2PM

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The Hoboken Public Library is celebrating Hoboken seniors with a free event at the senior center at 124 Grand Street. There will be a live musical event with Jesse Posa, a leading Frank Sinatra impersonator, and lookalike. Learn more about the event here

Surati Lights of Diwali Spectacular at Dorrian’s Red Hand

Friday, Nov. 12th | 7PM – 2AM

Surati for Performing Arts will host a Surati Lights of Diwali spectacular with an Indian buffet, DJ dancing, and a cash bar. The event will take place at Dorrian’s Red Hand in Jersey City. Click here to purchase tickets. 

Comedy Club at Corgi Spirits

Friday, Nov. 12th | 8PM – 11PM

Grab a drink at Corgi Spirits and stay for the show. Purchase tickets here. 

White Eagle Hall Presents Luna

Friday, Nov. 12th | 8:30PM

White Eagle Hall in Jersey City will present Luna, an indie rock band, on November 12th. Click here for the tickets.

Mana Contemporary Will Be Hosting Art Fair 14C

Friday, Nov. 12th | 12PM – 6PM

Mana Contemporary has partnered with Art House Productions for the 2021 edition of Art Fair 14C. It will take place in the premier Glass Gallery venue. For more information, click here.

Alexander Thomas’ Play Schwarz Gemacht or How Klaus Found his Blackness

Friday, Nov. 12th | 7PM

Jersey City Theater Center will be presenting Schwarz Gemacht or How Klaus Found his Blackness, a live-streamed performance by playwright and actor Alexander Thomas. Click here for tickets.

Artist Talk with Frank Hanavan

Friday, Nov. 12th | 7PM – 8PM

This artist talk will be hosted by The Hoboken Historical Museum and will be online. The talk will be streamed live on Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter. Frank Hanavan is a popular Hoboken artist whose show “The Sidewalk Is the Studio” will open in the Upper Gallery starting, Sunday, Nov. 14th. For more information, click here.

White Eagle Hall Presents The Loser’s Lounge Present: The Music Of Talking Heads

Saturday, Nov. 13th | 8PM

White Eagle Hall in Jersey City will be presenting The Loser’s Lounge tribute to the music of Talking Heads. Click here to purchase tickets.

Thanksgiving Feast by The Whole Spectrum Autism Foundation

Saturday, Nov. 13th | 5PM – 8PM

A free evening of food and fun for families with members on the autism spectrum. It will take place at Andco on 201 Montgomery Street in Jersey City. Register for the event here.

Living Differently Without Limbs

Saturday + Sunday, Nov. 13th – Nov 14th | 5PM – 7pM

The Jersey City Veteran Housing Agency wants to help new amputees and the elderly get active. Learn more about the event here.

Thanksgiving Food Distribution

Saturday, Nov. 13th | 11AM – 3PM

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In collaboration with the SALT Foundation Inc, Carolyn Rodriguez, and The HUB Church, the groups will be holding a Thanksgiving Dinner Basket Distribution. This is open to anyone in the community in need of a Thanksgiving dinner.

Free U.S Lacrosse Clinic for Kids

Saturday, Nov. 13th | 11:30AM – 1:30PM

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The Jersey City Lacrosse program will be hosting a USA Lacrosse-run clinic sponsored by USA Lacrosse in support of National Celebrate Lacrosse Week in Jersey City. It is a free event and all kids from grades K-8th are welcome to join. The event will take place at Berry Lane Park on the turf field. Register for the event here.

The Ale House Presents Yappy Hour

Saturday, Nov. 13th | 3PM – 6PM

Help support No Dogs Left Behind by attending yappy hour at The Ale House. Learn more about the event on the Instagram page.

Cynsartshop Pop-Up Craft Event

Saturday, Nov. 13th | 1PM – 6PM

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Outside of the Hoboken Historical Museum, Cynsartshop will be hosting a pop-up/craft fair event. The event will feature many women-owned small businesses. Follow @cynsartshop to learn more

Outspoken: A Mental Health Open Mic Night

Saturday, Nov. 13th | 7PM – 10PM

corgi spirits

Sing, dance, play an instrument, read poetry, or anything else to share. This event will be held at Corgi Spirits. Register here

Little Acorn Bakery’s Cookie Decorating Class

Saturday, Nov. 13th | 11AM-12:30PM

The Little Acorn Bakery is offering a kid’s workshop where everyone can participate in decorating cookies. This event will be held at bwe kafe in the North End location. Click here for more information.

Hoboken Happy Hours 5th Annual Hoboken Pizza Fest

Saturday, Nov. 13th | 1PM – 5PM

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Hoboken Happy Hours partners with Party with Purpose as well as many local pizza establishments to bring back the pizza ‘crawl’. There will be three check-in locations and an after-party. To purchase tickets, click here.

The New Fantastics II – A Poetry Experience by Edo Tastic

Saturday, Nov. 13th | 7:30PM

The New Fantastics II is a poetry experience by poet/performer Edo Tastic with Kwami Winfield (DJ) and Kate Williams (music). Proof of vaccination and masks are required. The event will take place at SMUSH Gallery, 340 Summit Avenue. Purchase tickets here.

Fall Bird Walk at Liberty State Park

Sunday, Nov. 14th | 10AM-12PM

Meet at the Nature Center on 275 Freedom Way to explore over 250 different species of birds. Dress accordingly and take binoculars if possible. To learn more about the event, click here.

BeYoutiful Foundation Hosting Cut a Thon for Cancer

Sunday, Nov. 14th | 11AM – 5PM

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The BeYoutiful Foundation is hosting a day to support cancer at 6th Borough Salon in Hoboken. This day is designed to focus on the foundation and disease. All cuts will be half-priced at $40 and all proceeds will go directly to the foundation. Learn more here.

Single Parents Meetup in Jersey City

Sunday, Nov. 14th | 5:30PM – 7:30PM

Connect with other single parents over a glass of wine or cocktail. This event will take place at South House, 149 Newark Ave. There is no fee to attend the event. For more information, click here.

Plant Workshop with Tia Planta

Sunday, Nov. 14th | 1PM – 2PM

Join Shayla at Corgi Spirits for a plant parenting workshop. Choose a plant from her plant bar and Shayla will help participants with the ABC’s of plant care and more. Purchase tickets here. 

Crema Market Hosting Last Market of the Year

Sunday, Nov. 14th | 12PM – 4PM

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Local vendors and participants will be at 1 Duncan Avenue in Jersey City to feature in the last market of the year. Learn more about the event on the Instagram page.

Dyamond Fitness’s Canned Goods + Clothing Drive

Now-Nov. 19th


Dyamond Fitness is hosting a canned goods + clothing drive from Nov. 1st-19th. Learn more here.

Friday Storytime at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Ongoing| 10:30AM – 11AM

Museum staff and other guest readers will be sharing stories, rhymes, and sing-alongs with kids ages 2 to 5 years old.

Vaccines Available at Hoboken University Medical Center


Hoboken University Medical Center encourages people to get vaccinated. The hospital offers the Pfizer + Moderna vaccines. Call the hospital’s vaccine hotline at 201.821.8972 or sign up here.

Magic Hour – A Play by Mile Square Theatre


In this ecstatic SWG dance/theatre work, performers fling themselves through a scary/happy/sad dreamscape in search of how to be, how to make an impact, and how to fade away. Winner of Best Feature Film at the NYC Indie Theatre Film Festival 2021. Reserve tickets here.

Hamilton Park Farmers Market


At 8th Street at Jersey Avenue find fresh produce, flowers, baked goods, and more. Every Wednesday from 4PM – 7PM until December. Learn more here.

JCPD East District Hosting Thanksgiving Food Drive


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From November 1st – 21st between the hours of 9AM – 6PM,  the JCPD will be accepting canned goods and non-perishable food.

Upcoming Weekday Events

Cultural Trip to the Museum of the American Indian

Monday, Nov. 15th | 10AM

Celebrate Native Heritage Month with a trip to the American Indian Museum in NYC. This trip is hosted by the Hoboken Public Library’s Cultural Club. Learn more about the event here.

Holiday Baking with Neha M. Bhide

Monday, Nov. 15th | 5:30 PM – 6PM

Learn how to make pumpkin puris with Neha through Facebook Live. Click here for more information

Fall Coffee Table Styling Hosted by the Hoboken Public Library

Tuesday, Nov. 16th | 10:30AM – 11AM

The Hoboken Public Library’s home decor continues with Pinkz Passion, which will be crafting tables for the holiday season through Facebook live. Click here to learn more about the event

Enjoy The Lunar Eclipse Show with The Liberty Science Center

Tuesday, Nov. 16th | 5PM

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Head to the Liberty Science Center’s Facebook page and follow along with the planetarium’s presenter while exploring the deep partial eclipse of the moon. The live stream is free. Learn more here

2000s Pop Culture Trivia at Schmitty’s Hoboken

Tuesday, Nov. 16th | 7:30PM – 9PM

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Grab the portable CD player and head back in time by playing 2000s pop culture at Schmitty’s on 1st Street. Register for the event here.

Explore Six Schools in One Night

Wednesday, Nov. 17th | 6PM – 8PM

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Hoboken Family Alliance presents A Schools-Giving with Hoboken’s Private Schools. The schools attending will be All Saints Episcopal Day School, Hoboken Catholic Academy, The Hudson School, Mustard Seed School, Tessa International School, and Stevens Cooperative School. Register for the event here.

Trivia Night at The Shepherd & The Knucklehead

Wednesday, Nov. 17th | 8PM – 10PM

Join for a mid-week night of fun, food, drinks, and trivia. Register for this free event here.

Kid-Friendly Events

Toddler Story Time at the Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, Nov.11 | 10:30AM – 11AM

Join the staff in the library for a small storytime in the Garden Room. There will be books, songs, and dancing. Learn more about the event here.

Teen Writing Classes at the Hoboken Public Library

Thursday, Nov. 11th | 4PM – 5PM

Aimed for 13-18-year-olds, this series of writing classes will teach discovering plot, senses, and characteristics. This will take place in the teenzone of the library. For more information, click here.

Hamilton Park / Outdoor Class

Friday, Nov. 12th | 9:45AM – 10AM

A Little Musicians music class will be held for kids aged 0-5 at Hamilton Park. Learn and register for the event here.

Greater NJ/NY Events

The Unconvention NJ 2021

Thursday – Sunday, Nov. 12-14th | 6PM – 8PM

New Jersey’s convention for the unconventional is here. It is a spot for music, performance, vending, and more. The event will take place at the APA Hotel in Woodbridge. Purchase tickets for the event here

R&B Seafood Thursdays at Katra NYC

Thursday, Nov. 11th | 5PM – 12AM

Listen to old school and new school R&B from 5PM – 8PM while enjoying an evening of seafood boil bags. From 8PM-midnight there will be a mix of R&B, reggae, soca, and afro beats. Register for the event here.

Jordan Krakauer Memorial Scholarship Annual Fundraiser

Friday, Nov. 12th | 7:30PM – 11PM

The Jordan Krakauer Memorial Scholarship fundraiser, known as the JBK Scholarship, will be taking place in Weehawken and 100% of the donations will go directly to the charity, The Jordan Memorial Scholarship. To purchase tickets, click here.

Origami Basics Virtual Workshop

Friday, Nov. 12th | 7PM – 8PM

Learn the art of Japanese paper folding from Itoko of The Space Waraku, an authentic origami artist. Learn more about the event here.

OutMontclair hosts Special Wine & Cheese Reception and Next to Normal Performance

Friday, Nov. 12th | 8PM – 10:30pm

The next Out at Night 21+ event will be a wine and cheese reception, then the Vanguard Theater’s performance of the Pulitzer-winning musical, Next to Normal. To purchase tickets, click here.

Family Roller Skating at Branch Brook Park

Saturday, Nov. 13th  | Multiple Times Available 


Head over to Branch Brook Park for some family roller skating every week. It’s open to all ages. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Sign up here.

Believe in Yourself presents A Resilient Comedy Show

Saturday, Nov. 13th | 8PM

Enjoy dinner, a comedy show, and a live jazz band at 200 Cooper Avenue in Montclair, New Jersey. To purchase tickets, click here.

Devils vs. Bruins at Prudential Center

Saturday, Nov. 13th | 1PM

The NJ Devils will be taking on the Boston Bruins at the Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. Tickets can be purchased here.

New Jersey Vegfest Returns to the Meadowlands

Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 13th-14th | 11AM – 5PM

The NJ vegan food festival will be a two-day celebration featuring vegan and plant-based meals from local chefs. There will also be vegan products, plant-based fashion, and live music. Click here for tickets

Sip & Paint Sundays in Newark

Sunday, Nov. 14th | 8PM

Join art teacher, @frankly.arte from the Boys & Girls Club to eat, drink, and paint. Participants have a choice of freehand painting, painting a stencil, or participating in the weekly challenge. The event will take place at 71 Clay Street in Newark. Learn more about the event here.

Watch Pianist Jenny Lin in Glass Reflections

Sunday, Nov. 14th | 2PM – 3:30PM

Pianist Jenny Lin is collaborating with Phillip Glass while performing his Etudes in concerts around the globe. Click here to purchase tickets.

Technology Wizard Trial Class

Monday, Nov. 15th | 6:30PM – 8PM

Located at The Renaissance Child Studio in Cliffside Park, this class experience offers kids the ability to learn robotics, 3D printing, and coding. Sign up your kid here.

The Wellmont Theater Presents Daughtry: The Dearly Beloved Tour

Tuesday, Nov. 16th | 7PM

Daughtry, a Rock & Roll group, will perform along with special guests Sevendust, Travis Bracht, and Tremonti at The Wellmont Theater in Montclair, NJ. Buy tickets here.

Ways to Give Back Locally

Liberty Humane Society | Jersey City

The Liberty Humane Society is an open admission shelter contracted by Jersey City, Hoboken, and Bayonne to take in strays day or night, medically assess the animals, give them vaccinations and microchips, spay or neuter them, and gets them socially prepared for lifelong adoptions.  Volunteers help the shelter run smoothly, increase adoptions, and help make the animals happier. Learn more here.

Computers 4 People | Hoboken

Computers 4 People, started by teenager Dylan Zajac, is dedicated to collecting and refurbishing technology to distribute to individuals and groups in need. Computers 4 People will accept items such as old desktop computers, laptops, hard drives, tablets, keyboards, monitors, and more. The organization also accepts monetary donations. Additionally, if volunteers have experience in refurbishing computers or can store items, help in those areas is needed. Learn more here.

The Hoboken Shelter | Hoboken

The Hoboken Shelter hosts 50 guests nightly and serves more than 1,000 meals throughout the week. As a full-service community partner, the Hoboken Shelter is a necessary resource within the neighborhood. The Shelter is always in need of donations and support to help keep its doors open and welcoming to its guests. Learn more here.

Partner Happenings

The General Lumber Store & Showroom: This Full-Service Hoboken Hardware Store Has Been in Business Since the 1930s

For more information, visit the page here. 

Dr. Colman at Liberty Psychological Services: Free Phone Consultation For New Clients

Call or text 917-283-2284 with questions or to schedule a free consultation. Dr. Coleman is also available via email at joe@libertypsychotherapist.com.

Mega JC: One-time FREE single class credit

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