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78 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | Sept 29-Oct 3

by Yarleen Hernandez
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It’s officially October! Whether you’re heading out or staying in, this week’s Hoboken + Jersey City (and beyond) events guide has got you covered with farmers’ markets, concerts, kid-friendly events, and so much more. Check out this list of all the in-person + virtual events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this weekend, September 29th – October 3rd.

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

Featured Events

Rabbi Moritt’s Introduction to Judaism Course at Temple Beth-El Jersey City

Course Begins on Wednesday, October 27th  l REGISTER FOR CLASSES NOW

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Rabbi Moritt’s Introduction to Judaism course at Temple Beth-El Jersey City, located at 2419 John F. Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, Jersey City begins on Wednesday, October 27th. The 20-week course will be held on Wednesday evenings at 7:30PM and is free for members and just $200 total for non-members. This introduction course will focus on the “hows” and “whys” of Judaism and cover core concepts, master stories, key figures, Jewish theology and history, prayer + much more.

Email Rabbi Moritt at RabbiMoritt@betheljc.org and click here to register for class and learn more about Introduction to Judaism at Temple Beth-El Jersey City.  


Annual Oktoberfest is BACK at Pilsener Haus & Biergarten in Hoboken

Friday, October 1st | 6PM | CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS

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Hoboken’s Pilsener Haus & Biergarten kicks off its Annual Oktoberfest celebration starting THIS FRIDAY, October 1st at 6PM. This month-long series of events will kick off with a “keg tapping” followed by an outdoor music festival lasting through the weekend. Oktoberfest is a 200-year-old Bavarian traditional festival of food and drink that is taken very seriously in Hoboken, with live music to top it all off. CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS


Our 7th Annual Fall Photo Contest #FallinLoveWithHoboken | 10/1 – 10/31

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Hoboken Girl is excited to announce The 7th Annual Fall Instagram PhotoContest, #FallinLovewithHoboken, beginning on October 1st. This is your month to enter and win amazing prizes from 12 local businesses by posting your favorite things about Hoboken and Jersey City in the fall on Instagram. At the end of the month, the Hoboken Girl team will choose its top 10 favorite pics, and 12 local businesses will decide their top 3 winners from the #FallinLoveWithHoboken hashtag (from 2021 only!)


Local Hoboken, Jersey City (+Beyond) Events

Women’s March Hoboken

Saturday, October 2nd | 2PM

Hoboken joins other North Jersey communities for a Women’s March on Saturday October 2nd. Marchers should meet at the Hoboken PATH Station, 1 Hudson Place, and will stay there until 2:30PM and then will walk down Washington Street and end at 14th Street Viaduct. The coordinators request those marching to bring signs/posters, and noted that this is a peaceful march.


Abortion Rights Rally in JC

Sunday, October 3rd | 2PM  

Join the Abortion Rights Rally on October 3rd at the City Hall Plaza in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Namaste & Rosé with Urban Souls to Benefit TRUE Mentors

Wednesday, September 29th | 6:30PM

Join Urban Souls for the 4th annual Namaste and Rosé to support TRUE Mentors. 100% of the proceeds directly benefit children in Hudson County. Doors open at 6:30PM, yoga class begins at 7PM followed by cocktail hour and light refreshments. Learn more here.


Outdoor Yoga Jam: DJ Yoga With Asana Soul Practice

Wednesday, September 29th | 6:30PM-7:30PM 

Get your flow on with Asana Soul. The class occurs every Wednesday from 6:30PM-7:30PM. The event is free to attend. The location is 210 Hudson Street, Jersey City. Learn more here.


Karaoke at House of ‘Que

Wednesday, September 29th | 7PM 

Head over to House of ‘Que for the Wednesday Karaoke event, every Wednesday. Learn more here.


The HDSID Summer/Autumn Farmers’ Market

Thursday, September 30th + Monday, October 4th | 4PM-8PM 

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The HDSID Summer/Autumn Farmers’ Market will be at the Grove PATH Plaza every Monday and Thursday now through December 20th. Shop at a variety of local vendors including Stony Hill Farms, Hoboken Farms, Cake Jars, and many more. Learn more here.


Girl’s Night Out with CASA at Olivia’s

Thursday, September 30th  | 5PM-12AM 

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Join CASA for a Girl’s Night Out at Olivia’s in Hoboken. The event will go towards children in foster care. Olivia’s is located at 1038 Garden Street in Hoboken. Reservations are recommended. Learn more here.


Start Up Woman’s Female Founders Event

Thursday, September 30th | 6PM 

Reserve your seat for this Jersey City Female Founders event on Sept 30. featuring Council President Joyce Watterman and JC’s very Own Lynn Hazan. You will learn about starting and growing a company in Jersey City with 3 inspiring female business owners and learn about their stories and day-to-day life as entrepreneurs. Learn more here.


Live Music with Mike Buscio at Corgi Spirits

Thursday, September 30th | 7PM-10PM 

Stop by Corgi Spirits to hear Mike Buscio play, a singer songwriter from Jersey City. Learn more here.


Jersey City Art and Studio Tour

September 30th-October 3rd

Celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Jersey City Art and Studio Tour with four days filled with art, exhibitions, performances, and more. All can be enjoyed from the comfort of your home. Learn more here.


Gallery Mix + Sip at Roig Collection Art Gallery

Thursday, September 30th | 6PM-8PM | Every Thursday

Stop by Roig Collection Art Gallery every Thursday from 6PM-8PM for live music played by local artists, complimentary drinks, and beautiful artwork. Learn more here.


Tango Lessons at Gia Gelato

Thursday, September 30th | 6:30PM | Every Thursday

Stop by Gia Gelato in Jersey City on Thursdays at 6:30PM for tango lessons for beginners. Learn more here.


Live Music at 902 Brewing Co.

Thursday, September 30th + Oct 1st | 7PM-10PM 

Stop by 902 Brewing on Thursday + Friday from 7PM-10PM for live music featuring Dirty City and Mykesoul. Learn more here.


Hoboken Historical Museum’s Hoboken Talks: What’s new at the Hoboken Library with Jennie Pu, HPL’s new director

Thursday, September 30th | 7PM-8PM | Every Thursday

Hoboken Talks

The Hoboken Historical Museum hosts a live-streamed program called Hoboken Talks every Thursday that is streamed on Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter and features a different guest every week. This week’s event features Jennie Pu, HPL’s new director. Register here.


Zumba on the Pier

Thursday, September 30th + Saturday, October 2nd | 7PM-8PM + 10AM-11AM | Every Thursday + Saturday

Join the Exchange Place Alliance with Zumba instructors Idania and Natalia for a fun and energized Zumba workout. This event will be taking place every Thursday evening from 7PM – 8PM and on Saturdays from 10AM – 11AM. This event is free and open to the public. Learn more here.


HDSID’s Artist + Maker Market

Friday, October 1st, Saturday, October 2nd + Wednesday, October 6th | Every Friday + Wednesday from 3PM-9PM + Saturday, 12PM-6PM 

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HDSID’s Artist + Maker Market, held at the Grove Street PATH Plaza, in Jersey City, is an open-air bazaar featuring locally crafted fine art and hand-crafted goods from small businesses while connecting artists and artisans with the Jersey City and Metro NYC community. Learn more here.


Rage for the Ribbon @ Maddhatter w/ Jake Silva & Encore

Friday, October 1st | 7PM

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Stop by the Madd Hatter on Friday, October 1st at 7PM for “Rage For The Ribbon,” a pink-themed party raising funds for the National Breast Cancer Associations. There will be multiple raffles throughout the night, with one major raffle prize of two roundtrip tickets to Vegas and stay at Caesars Palace.


Moore’s Place with Winard Harper

Friday, October 1st, Saturday, October 3rd | Every Friday + Sunday

Stop by Moore’s Place and join legendary drummer Winard Harper & friends for an old-school jam session Every Friday & Sunday. Moore’s Place is located at 189 Monticello Avenue in Jersey City. Call (201) 332-4309 for more info. Learn more here.


Hoboken Grace Church’s 11th annual 1Day Hoboken Event

Saturday, October 2nd

The 11th annual 1Day Hoboken event is returning on Saturday, October 2. With dozens of projects around the city, it’s a day dedicated to making an impact. Learn more here.


Breast Cancer Awareness 5K with 902 Brewing

Saturday, October 2nd 

Join 902 Brewing on October 2nd for a “5k-ish” course that starts and ends at this brewery. All participants will receive a free craft brew from 902 Brewing, a choice of a collector’s pint glass or seasonal swag item from the Brewery Running Series, access to giveaways, and much more. The race will support the Lori Sorrentino Hennessey Scholarship, a scholarship named in honor of a local community member who battled breast cancer. The scholarship supports a female student of Italian descent who is pursuing a degree in education.


2021 NJ Tri-County Heart Walk 

Saturday, October 2nd | 9AM

The annual American Heart Association’s (AHA) NJ Tri-County Heart Walk is taking place on Saturday, October 2nd, and you can participate either virtually OR in-person at Overpeck County Park in Ridgefield Park at 9AM. Walkers and runners can choose to participate at the park or run their own path anywhere else – donations to the organization will help improve lives and spread awareness for stroke and heart attack victims, as well as Congenital Heart Defect survivors. One such survivor is our Hoboken Girl founder, Jennifer Tripucka.


Hoboken Uptown Farmers Market

Saturday, October 2nd | 9AM-2PM | Every Saturday through December

Stop by the Hoboken Uptown Farmers Market happening every Saturday through December under the 14th Street viaduct. Enjoy live music while you shop for fresh food. Learn more here.


TRUE Mentors’ Art in the Park

Saturday, October 2nd | 10AM-1PM

The TRUE Mentors Art in the Park event will be this Saturday, October 2nd from 10AM-1PM. Snacks and ice cream will be provided. There will be a walk around the neighborhood to see two of Hoboken’s historical murals. Learn more here.


Fall Rummage Sale in JC

Saturday, October 2nd | 10AM-1PM

Looking for a sustainable way to get rid of some of your gently-used stuff? Stop by the Fall Rummage Sale on October 2nd, 10AM-1PM. You must register to reserve a spot. Learn more here.


Clean Green Hoboken Cleanups

Saturday, October 2nd | 10AM-1PM | Every Saturday

Join Clean Green every Saturday 10AM-1PM to volunteer for clean-ups in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Huge Book Sale at Church Square Park Sponsored by Friends of the Library and the Library Foundation

Saturday, October 2nd | 11AM-2PM

Stop by the Huge Book Sale at Church Square Park in Hoboken on Saturday, Oct. 2nd, 11AM-2PM. The event is sponsored by Friends of the Library and the Library Foundation and is part of HPL’s fall library fair. Stock up on mysteries, YA, children’s books, DVDs, and more. Learn more here.


Smorgasburg Food Festival

Saturday, October 2nd | 11AM-6PM | Every Saturday

Smorgasburg brings its incredible foodie expertise to 195 Hudson Street in Jersey City every Saturday. All COVID-19 protocols will be enforced in order to host a safe program for the community. Free to attend. Guests may be required to pre-register to attend. Learn more here.


Mana Contemporary Open House

Saturday, October 2nd | 12PM-6PM 

Stop by Mana Contemporary for their first Open House of 2021. The event is free to the public. Learn more here.


Chinese Cooking Classes with Chef Gilley

Saturday, October 2nd | 5PM | Recurring

Enjoy an authentic Chinese culinary experience led by Chef Gilley. In these live online cooking classes, you’ll experience training from Chef Gilley as you prepare a variety of classic Chinese recipes completely from scratch. Learn more here.


Main Street Pops & Prime Gallery Present “The Divine” Opening Night

Saturday, October 2nd | 6PM-8PM

PRIME Gallery and Main Street Pops present “The Divine,” an exhibition celebrating artistic expression through the female lens with a showcase of powerful works by three women artists; Nathalie De Zan, Barbara Shelly and Brittany Vogel, each with a unique perspective and compelling stories to share. The event will take place at PRIME Gallery located at 351 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City. For inquiries, contact info@mainstreetpops.com.


Saturday Night Specials! Outdoor Comedy Shows @ Brightside Tavern

Saturday, October 2nd | 7PM + 9:30PM | Every Saturday

Head to Brightside Tavern for this weekly comedy show with a new lineup of comedians hosted by Rich Kiamco at Brightside Tavern’s patio. Learn more here.


Dueling Pianos at House of ‘Que

Saturday, October 2nd | 8PM 

Head over to House of ‘Que for the Dueling Pianos event, every Saturday. Learn more here.


Mile Square Theatre Presents The Complete Works of William Shakespeare [Abridged]

Now-Saturday, October 2nd 

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Mile Square Theatre returns to the Hudson River waterfront at Sinatra Park for an open-air production of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield. With the support of the Hoboken Business Alliance, the play will run from Thursday, September 16th through October 2nd and is completely free to the public. The Complete Works brings three actors together to stumble through all 37 of the Bard’s plays in 90 hilarious, irreverent minutes. Click here to buy your tickets.


The Jersey City Half 5K + 10K 

Sunday, October 3rd | 9:30AM

Run the Jersey City Half 5K + 10K on October 3rd this race will support Sustainable JC, which Citytri has partnered with for this Jersey City Fall Half Marathon and day of fundraising. The race begins at 9:30AM in Lincoln Park, JC.


2-Mile Fun Run or Walk with Slow AF

Sunday, October 3rd | 10AM  | Every Sunday

Join a 2-mile fun run or walk every Sunday at 10AM. Learn more here.


Jersey City Cleanup: Ward B

Sunday, October 3rd | 10AM-1PM | Every Sunday

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Join Clean Green every Sunday 10AM-1PM to volunteer for clean-ups in Jersey City, specifically in the Ward B section.


Riverview Farmers Market

Sunday, October 3rd | 10AM-2PM

The Riverview Farmers Market in Jersey City has fresh produce, baked goods, dairy products, and more every Sunday 10AM-2PM. Learn more here.


The Hoboken Arts + Music Festival

Sunday, October 3rd | 11AM-6PM 

The annual Hoboken Arts + Music Festival is back and taking place on Sunday, October 3rd from 11AM to 6PM on Washington Street between Observer Highway and 7th Street. Read on to learn about this year’s festival. The festival will feature artwork, food, clothing, jewelry, flowers, furniture + home decor, and other crafts by local businesses. There will be kid-friendly activities stationed on 3rd Street in the Capital One Bank parking lot. The activities will include rides, games, craft activities, face painting, and more. Learn more here.


Grab and Go Grocery Bags Provided by The SALT Foundation

Sunday, October 3rd | 2PM | Every Sunday

The SALT Foundation is providing Grab and Go grocery bags for anyone who may need free groceries. The Grab and Go bags will be donated every Sunday at 2PM until the food runs out at 637 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Jersey City Theater Center Presents Inaugural Immigration Arts Summit

Sunday, October 3rd | 2PM-6PM

The Jersey City Theater Center’s first annual Immigration Arts Summit will take place on Sunday, October 3rd at White Eagle Hall kicking off the 3rd annual Voices International Theatre Festival. The Summit centers on a multi-disciplinary performance – mixing dance, film, and poetry – presented by immigrant artists from Guinea, Mozambique, Mexico, Jamaica, Columbia, the U.S., and Italy. Learn more here.


Mimosa Mic

Sunday, October 3rd | 3PM 

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Stop by a free open mic in a backyard setting. It is open to all types of performers including musicians, comics, storytellers, poets, rappers, etc. and any non-performers as well who would like to attend and just watch/support. (It’s BYOB!).


Outside @ The Brightside! Stand Up Comedy Sundays

Sunday, October 3rd | 6PM | Every Sunday

Head to Brightside Tavern for this weekly comedy show with a new lineup of comedians hosted by Rich Kiamco at Brightside Tavern’s patio. Learn more here.


Annual Voices International Theatre Festival

Now-October 17th

This festival will take place in venues across Jersey City and online, the theme this year will be “art and democracy”. The festival will show work from a variety of ethnic, racial, gender, and political perspectives. Learn more here.


Giving Digitized’s Virtual Charity Drive

Month of October

Giving Digitized has set up a virtual charity drive for nonprofits for the month of September. Send supplies to charities in need. Learn more here.


Celebrating The Goddess Exhibit at Pilsener Haus & Biergarten

Now-October 31st 

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Head over to Pilsener Haus & Biergarten now through October 31st to view Denise Adler’s Celebrating The Goddess exhibit. Celebrating The Goddess is inspired by myths, legends, symbolism, and the events of the world. Learn more here.


Get Your Vaccine at Hoboken University Medical Center

Ongoing

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.


Swimming in Jersey City

Ongoing

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Do some laps at Pershing Field’s Aquatic Center in Jersey City. Learn more here.


HER Drive Hudson County Hosted by Students In Action

Ongoing

Students In Action, a student-run mutual aid group based in Hudson County, hosts a menstrual and hygiene product drive in order to help distribute donations to the Hudson County community in an effort to battle period poverty. They are collecting products for ALL menstruating people. Learn more here.


Open Call for Artists: Creativity Corner Hosted By The Hoboken Public Library

Ongoing | 2PM-3PM

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Showcase your artwork, poetry, and designs on The Hoboken Public Library’s social media pages. Learn more here.


Magic Hour – A Play by Mile Square Theatre

Ongoing

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.


Kid-Friendly Events

Play! Hoboken Chess Kids’ Program

Thursday, September 30th | 4PM-6PM 

Play Hoboken offers a children’s chess program every Monday, Wednesday + Thursday. The first session is free. Parents can sign up their kids on the website. Sign up here.


Kids Art Classes at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, September 30th, Friday, October 1st + Tuesday, October 5th | 11AM-2PM

Kids are welcome to enjoy some painting at the museum. Supplies will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Children must be accompanied by adults. Masks are required. Learn more here.


Storytime at the Hoboken Fire Department Museum

Sunday, October 3rd | 1:30PM-2PM | Every Sunday

This storytime program is designed for the youngest museum visitors, ages 2 – 5 years old, at the Fire Department Museum located at 213 Bloomfield Street. Stories and songs about city life are presented by Museum staff and guest readers every Sunday from 1:30PM – 2PM. All are invited, and the program costs $5 per family. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Learn more here.


Liberty Science Center’s PAW Patrol: Adventure Play Exhibit

Now-May 2022 

In the PAW Patrol: Adventure Play exhibition, kids will join the pups of PAW Patrol to answer every yelp for help. Enter the Lookout Tower where the pups live, guide the Sea Patroller through Adventure Bay and Beach, climb Jake’s Mountain, and drive the PAW Patroller. Learn more here.


Liberty Science Center’s Dino Dig Adventure Exhibit

Ongoing

Enter the 1,750-square-foot Dino Dig Adventure, where guests are immersed in the landscape of a real paleontological dig. Explore three dig pits and discover fascinating fossils poking out from the sand. Dig for fossils from seven different dinosaur species buried in more than 60 tons of sand. Learn more here.


View our Montclair Girl Events Guide for the Weekend— and for more events in Essex County, click here.


Greater NJ/NY Events

Hispanic Heritage Month 5K

Wednesday, September 15th-October 17th

Sign up for the Hispanic Heritage Month 5K. Log solo miles at a time and date you choose between September 15th-October 17th. Latinos Run is teaming up with Fleet Feet and On Footwear to bring you a hybrid 5K with virtual and in-person fun run options. The group will host an in-person meet-up and celebration on September 26th at 8:30AM. Learn more here.


The Farmers’ Market at Hudson Yards

Thursday, September 30th | 10AM-6PM 

Stop by the Hudson Yards’ Farmers’ Market every Tuesday + Thursday through September 30th on the Public Square + Gardens to shop local produce. Learn more here.


Latin American Responses to the Holocaust at Kean University

Thursday, September 30th | 6PM 

On September 30th at 6PM, the Holocaust Resource Center of Kean University will host a virtual event about Latin American countries’ responses to the Holocaust. The keynote speaker is Christina Chavarria from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum. The event is virtual and open to the public in recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month. Learn more here.


10th Annual 4 Miler

Saturday, October 2nd 

Run the 10th Annual 4 Miler on Saturday, October 2nd at Garret Mountain in Woodland Park, where all the proceeds directly support St. Joseph’s children’s hospital, specifically the Child Life Department. Partake in a walk/run to raise money for children and their families who are under the hospital’s care. The cost to participate is $25 for a 4 mile run (USA Track and Field Certified) or 1.5 mile walk and $5 for a kids dash. Learn more here.


Family Roller Skating at Branch Brook Park

Saturday, October 2nd  | Multiple Times Available | Every Saturday

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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.


Sea Turtle Race 5k + Family Fun Walk

Saturday, October 2nd | 8:30AM

The 3rd Annual Montclair Sea Turtle Race Run will take place on October 2nd at Orange Reservoir, 9 Cherry Lane in West Orange. The race will travel on a USATF certified course around the Orange Reservoir in West Orange. This year’s race is nicknamed the “Cold Stun Run” to bring awareness to the sick sea turtles that are cold-stunned from failing to migrate south before the temperature becomes too cold. The 5K race will start at 8:30AM with a 1.7 mile Family Fun Walk starting at 8:35AM. Refreshments will be available after the race at Clipper Pavilion. Discounted admission to the Turtle Back Zoo will be available to participants that present their race IDs at the zoo admission ticket booth.


Succeed2Gether’s Montclair Literary Festival

Saturday, October 2nd + 3rd

The Fifth Annual Succeed2gether’s Montclair Literary Festival will take place on Saturday, October 2 and Sunday, October 3. ‘The Fonz’ Henry Winkler opens the festival at 10AM with a hybrid event discussing his journey from a dsylexic child to a Hollywood superstar and children’s author. All of the events on Saturday are free. E Street band member Stevie Van Zandt will close the festival with an in-person event on Sunday, October 3 at 5PM. There will also be a headline online event with Irish author Colm Tóibín on Sunday, October 3 at 2PM. Proceeds from all events benefit Succeed2gether, a Montclair-based non-profit 501(c) organization that addresses unequal access to educational resources for low-income families and children from Montclair and Essex County. Learn more here.


Church of the Holy Spirit’s Celebration of Pets

Sunday, October 3rd | 1PM-4PM

The Church of the Holy Spirit will host a Celebration of Pets on Sunday, October 3rd from 1-4PM at Verona Town Hall Square, 600 Bloomfield Avenue. Spend an afternoon in the outdoor Verona Town Square to honor your four-footed, winged, and finned friends by recognizing their importance in our lives and the joy they bring us. There will be pet-orientated vendors, crafts-people, pet adoptions, pet blessings and more. There will also be activities for kids, music by DJ Automatic Entertainment, food vendors, a pet parade at 2:30PM with prizes and a photo booth. The event is free – attend with or without a pet. Learn more here.


Broadway on Bloomfield at Vanguard

Sunday, October 3rd | 7PM

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New Jersey natives natives Jelani Remy and Joshua Morgan, stars of Broadway’s “Ain’t Too Proud” come home for a special night of cabaret and post-show talkback. Learn more here.


Upcoming Weekday Events

Hoboken Historical Museum’s Let’s Play Together Kids’ Program

Monday, October 4th | 3PM-4PM

Artist Issa Sow will lead “Let’s Play Together,” a weekly creativity workshop for kids ages 3-11. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Held outside in the walkway by the Museum entrance, the program is designed to be inclusive of children around the entire neurodiversity spectrum. The program is open to all, with a suggested $5 donation. Learn more here.


Play! Hoboken Chess Kids’ Program

Monday, October 4th, Wednesday, October 6th + Thursday, October 7th | 4PM-6PM 

Play Hoboken offers a children’s chess program on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. The first session is free. Sign up here.


Saku Sushi-Making Class

Tuesday, October 5th | 6PM-7:30PM

Take a sushi-making class at Saku in Hoboken. In this hour and a half class, you will learn how to make three types of rolls and how to make the rice vinegar for your sushi rice. Saku is located at 936 Park Avenue in Hoboken. Learn more here.


JC Local Market

Tuesday, October 5th | 8PM

Stop by this weekly market at Harborside, perfect for grabbing fresh produce on the way home from work. Expect a delicious variety of artisanal items, plus jewelry and more. Learn more here.


Learn How to Play Chess at Play Hoboken

Wednesday, October 6th | 6PM 

Learn how to play chess every Wednesday at Play Hoboken! The adult social chess night from 6-10PM is for all levels and basic instruction is available from 6PM-7PM. Food and beverages are available for purchase and it is a BYOB facility if anyone wishes to bring beer or wine. Learn more here.


Outdoor Yoga Jam: DJ Yoga With Asana Soul Practice

Wednesday, October 6th | 6:30PM-7:30PM 

Get your flow on with Asana Soul. It occurs every Wednesday from 6:30PM-7:30PM. The event is free to attend. The location is 210 Hudson Street, Jersey City. Learn more here.


Free Community Knitting Virtual Class

Wednesday, October 6th | 7PM

Join a free community knitting virtual class every Wednesday. All fiber crafts are welcome. Register here.


Ways to Give Back Locally

The Hispanic Institute for Research and Development of Bergen County | Hackensack, New Jersey

This adult education center and 501(c)(3) serves and enhances the social, economic, and educational status of the Hispanic community. Areas of focus for the institution include health literacy, English as a second language, office technology skills, GED preparation, and more by offering web-based information and tools. For more information on the services offered, check out the Bergen Resource guide online.


Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey | New Brunswick, New Jersey

Created back in 1999, the Latino Leadership Alliance of New Jersey (LLANJ) continues to carry out its mission of empowering Latinx communities to obtain political, economic, and social equality as well as to unify organizations and individuals in advocating for the rights of Latinx individuals in New Jersey. The opportunities and resources from the LLANJ are open to all and can be found here.


Hudson County Latino Foundation | Kearny, New Jersey

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, and built up the community in ways that truly make a difference. Throughout the year there are various events and projects where volunteers are needed. Learn more here.


Partner Happenings

Hudson County Finds a Welcoming Vibe in Hoboken’s Urban Souls Studio

Urban Souls Studio in Hoboken provides a diverse variety of Yoga & Meditation classes and workshops to help Hudson County folks to relax. What stands out most aside from world-class teachers and programming is that Urban Souls members feel supported by a sense of community. Some classes even combine yoga with a social component afterward, to foster connection with other like-minded, busy urban souls. 

Exclusive Offer: Don’t forget to redeem ONE FREE WEEK of unlimited classes. Just click here and use CODE: HGweekfree — the offer expires on October 31st, 2021. Questions? Call 201-683-4002 or email info@urbansoulsyoga.com to schedule an appointment.


The Lukin Center is Poised to Be Your Go-To for Mental Health

The Lukin Center for Psychotherapy is a family-owned and operated practice, owned by clinical psychologists Dr. Konstantin Lukin and Dr. Paula Yanes-Lukin. As one of the largest comprehensive mental health centers in Northern New Jersey, The Lukin Center offers more services and treatment modalities than any other provider, including individual and couples therapy, medication management with a psychiatrist or psychiatric nurse practitioner, and neuropsychological evaluations.

Special Offer: Don’t forget to schedule an appointment and mention Hoboken Girl to receive a FREE mental health consultation. You can call  917-903-1901 with questions or reach out via drlukin@lukincenter.com to schedule an appointment.


Paloma Hair Salon: A Go-To for All Hair Services

Paloma Hair Salon in Jersey City is a go-to for all hair services. The products used at Paloma Hair Salon are entirely organic, vegan, + non-toxic.

Exclusive Offer: All new clients will receive 10% OFF any hair service from 9/24 through 10/15 when you mention ‘Hoboken Girl’ in-person or use the code “HOBOKENGIRL” online.


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