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71 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | Oct 6-10

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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, October 6th-10th.

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

Featured Events

Hartshorn Portraiture’s Fall Promotion

Now until October 30th, 2021 | BOOK YOUR SESSION NOW

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Hartshorn Portraiture, located at 720 Monroe Street, Studio E-418 is offering 25% off a family portrait session (normally $495) this fall when you mention ‘Hoboken Girl’. The package includes a 45-minute session with Mac Hartshorn at the boutique Hoboken studio or one of the studio’s park locations, a personal design consultation, one custom 8×10 standard print of which you will receive a social media-sized file to share with family and friends. Not to mention, Hartshorn offers an exclusively designed collection of holiday cards with luxe paper and envelopes for the holiday season.

Click here to book your session now and learn more about Hartshorn Portraiture.


The Laugh Tour at The Brightside Tavern

Now through October 31st, 2021 | PURCHASE TICKETS NOW

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The Brightside Tavern at 141 Bright Street, Jersey City is having outdoor comedy shows on the patio every weekend in October on Saturdays at 7:00PM and 9:30PM and on Sundays at 6:00PM with a food + drink menu available during all shows. The Laugh Tour is hosted by comedian Rich Kiamco and will feature comedians from Netflix, The Tonight Show, TikTok + more. Saturday’s show tickets purchased online in-advance of the show are $15 and are $20 day of and at the door, and Sunday’s show tickets are $10. Not to mention, Hoboken Girl readers can receive $2 off Saturday’s show tickets on online and in-advance tickets with the discount code “HOBOKENGIRL”.


Click here to purchase your tickets now and learn more about The Laugh Tour at The Brightside Tavern.

Triplemint’s Homebuying Series

Wednesday, October 13th at 11:00AM | TUNE IN ON TRIPLEMINT’S FACEBOOK
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This Wednesday, October 13th at 11:00AM, Triplemint at 331 Washington Street, Hoboken is streaming its 8 part homebuying series. Tune in via Triplemint’s Facebook page, LinkedIn page, or YouTube page to learn about what to expect during negotiations and how to present a winning offer to land the home of your dream. Questions from audience members will be addressed during the livestream.

Follow Triplemint’s Facebook page, LinkedIn page, and YouTube page, and click here to learn more about Triplemint.

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

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Sweater weather is finally here, and you know what that means if you’re a fall lover: pumpkin picking, apple pie, PSL, and best of all: seeing the leaves go through the seasonal color transformation. To commemorate the season’s beauty and living locally, Hoboken Girl is excited to announce our 7th Annual Fall Instagram PhotoContest, #FallinLovewithHoboken running until October 31st. 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.

Click here to read all about our fall photo contest, how to enter, and some past inspo to #FallinLoveWithHoboken.


Local Hoboken, Jersey City (+Beyond) Events

 

Outdoor Yoga Jam: DJ Yoga With Asana Soul Practice

Wednesday, October 6th | 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, October 6th | 7PM 

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


Prime Cycle’s Pink Jar

Now-Oct. 31st

For every rider who wears pink to class throughout the month of October, Prime Cycle will donate $1 to their pink jar. The pink jar will be on display at the desk all month for riders to make any donation of their own at any time. You do not have to wear pink to donate – all donations are welcome. Join them for  two breast cancer awareness rides scheduled and they will donate $5 for every person who rides. This year, Prime Cycle will raise money for Metastatic Breast Cancer Research at the Memorial Sloane Kettering and Dana Farber Institute in honor of Laura Nelson. All donations will be matched 100% by the Cancer Couch Foundation. Learn/donate more here.


Jersey City Community Blood Drive

Thursday, October 7th | 1PM

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Donate blood at the community blood drive in JC. Please make an appointment at DVORA on Thursday, October 7th between 1PM-7PM. To make an appointment, you can visit www.nybc.org/donate or text 732-616-8736. Appointments encouraged, walk-ins welcome if social distancing can be maintained. Learn more here.


The HDSID Summer/Autumn Farmers’ Market

Thursday, October 7th + Monday, October 11th | 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.


Gallery Mix + Sip at Roig Collection Art Gallery

Thursday, October 7th | 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, October 7th | 6:30PM | Every Thursday

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


Hoboken Historical Museum’s Hoboken Talks: All Saints Pastor Elaine Ellis Thomas

Thursday, October 7th | 7PM-8PM | Every Thursday

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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 All Saints Pastor Elaine Ellis Thomas. Register here.


Zumba on the Pier

Thursday, October 7th + Saturday, October 9th | 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.


Vata Workshop- Urban Souls Event

Thursday, October 7th | 7:30PM -9PM

Join Urban Souls on Thursday, October 7th from 7:30PM-9PM for the Vata workshop led by Dana Moss.


Bunnies by Joanne Hoersch

Thursday, October 7th-24th | 8PM + 3PM

Join Hudson Theatre Works on October 7th to see Bunnies by New Jersey Playwright, Joanne Hoersch. Bunnies tells the story of five Playboy Bunnies, who in 1973, at the New York Playboy Club, find themselves uplifted by the rise of feminism, haunted by the GoodBar murder and conflicted about their jobs as sex symbols, while they bond in humor and compassion over the course of one evening. It will be directed by Frank Licato with Bess Miller, Ryan Natalino, Irene Rivera, Serena Marie Williams, and Natalia Volkodaeva. Learn more here.


HDSID’s Artist + Maker Market

Friday, October 8th, Saturday, October 9th + Wednesday, October 13th | 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.


Hoboken Food Pantry’s Food Distribution Event

Friday, October 8th | 10AM-12:30PM | Every 2nd Friday of the month

Hoboken Food Pantry’s food distribution event will take place every 2nd Friday of the month at multiple locations in Hoboken including 1301 Washington Street, 124 Grand Street, and 311 Harrison Street. Learn more here.


Waldo Avenue Planting Party

Friday, October 8th | 4:30PM

Stop by Waldo Ave in Jersey City for a planting party. Snacks and plants will be provided. Bring gloves and tools if you have them. Learn more here.


Moore’s Place with Winard Harper

Friday, October 8th, Saturday, October 9th | 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.


Symposia Bookstore Features Chef Tropep and His New Book

Friday, October 8th | 7PM

Stop by Symposia Bookstore on Friday, October 8th at 7PM. Chef Tropepe will discuss his second published book titled Slaughtered: How Inconsistent Lockdowns Collapsed the Hospitality Industry During COVID-19 with special guest Hoboken Councilmember Michael DeFusco.


JC Comedy Jam at 902 Brewing Co.

Friday, October 8th | 8PM

Stop by 902 Brewing on Friday Oct. 8th for a night of laughs and local beer. The Jersey City Comedy Jam starts at 8PM. Doors open at 7PM. Learn more here.


Low Cut Connie at White Eagle Hall

Friday, October 8th | 9PM

Stop by White Eagle Hall to see Low Cut Connie perform. Learn more here.


Hoboken Uptown Farmers Market

Saturday, October 9th | 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.


Queers on Gears Bike Meet-Up

Saturday, October 9th | 10AM

Clutch Moto and Queers on Gears unite to bring you the first ever Queers on Gears meet-up. Join them on Saturday, October 9th at 10AM at Clutch Moto’s shop located at 590 Avenue C, Bayonne. Learn more here.


Clean Green Hoboken Cleanups

Saturday, October 9th | 10AM-1PM | Every Saturday

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


Smorgasburg Food Festival

Saturday, October 9th | 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.


Battle of the Booty Events + 2nd Annual Family Edition

Saturday, October 9th | 2PM

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Join Coach Lisa of The Inner Athlete for Battle of the Booty events. There will be an adult competition at various gyms and a family event. Both are donating 100% of the proceeds to the Hoboken Food Pantry and the American Legion Post 107 in Hoboken that provides housing for homeless veterans. The family-friendly event will be held at Maxwell Park and will start at 2PM. The adult competition will take place at various gyms. This year, Crossfit Hoboken, Hudson River Athletics, Brazen Athletics, The Fit Foundry, Prime Cycle, Jane Do and Project Sculpt are participating. Each gym will hold a 5-minute squat sesh and tally their totals for their gym. The gym with the highest squats, most donors and most money raised will receive the Buns of Steel Trophy. The man and woman with the most squats will also receive a Buns of Steel Trophy. Within the adult event, there will be a face-off between Hoboken Police and Hoboken Fire Department. Hudson River Athletics will be hosting the Hoboken Fire Departments team at 10AM and Crossfit Hoboken will be live streaming Hoboken Police at 11AM. Learn more here.

Chinese Cooking Classes with Chef Gilley

Saturday, October 9th | 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.


Live Music at 902 Brewing Co.

Saturday, October 9th  | 7PM-10PM 

Stop by 902 Brewing on Saturday from 7PM-10PM for live music featuring Dead Night w/ Strangers Stopping Strangers. Learn more here.


Corgi Comedy Club

Saturday, October 9th | 8PM 

See a hilarious line-up of comedians from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and more at The Jersey City Distillery. Enjoy fine cocktails and great service along with a great night out of comedic entertainment of professionals from your favorite television shows, podcasts and comedy clubs. Learn more here.

Dueling Pianos at House of ‘Que

Saturday, October 9th | 8PM 

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


American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Sunday, October 10th | 8AM | Liberty State Park, Jersey City

American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer returns to Liberty State Park on October 10th. Put on your pink gear and join this walk with a rolling, staggered start from 8AM-10AM. Be sure to check-in and start walking before 10AM to ensure you experience the full event and walk route. RSVP here.


Hudson County Fair

Now-October 11th 

The Hudson County Fair returns to Braddock Park. Expect the usual rides and attractions, plus a midway of great games of skill and chance, and tons of delicious food. Plus there will be live entertainment on the big stage, including popular local band the Past Masters on Saturday, Oct. 9th for the Bruins/North Bergen alumni reunion. The fair will run through Columbus Day weekend, closing on Monday, Oct. 11. Weekends and Columbus Day the fair will open at 2PM weekdays it will open at 6PM. Learn more here.

Love Your Body Virtual Race

October 10th-October 31st 

Join Moon Joggers for the Second Annual Love Your Body virtual race. 1 mile, 5k, 10k, 13.1, and 26.2 virtual races are available — you choose which distance you want to complete. You will receive a medal with a mirror on it that reads, “Remove the ‘I Want You to Like Me’ sticker from your forehead and place it on the mirror where it belongs.” a quote from Susan Jeffers. The race celebrates the beautiful and unique bodies we each have. Races can be completed anytime in October. For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Moon Joggers will be donating at least 20% of each registration to The Pink Fund, an organization that provides 90-day non-medical cost-of-living expenses to breast cancer patients in active treatment for breast cancer, so they can focus on healing, raising their families, and returning to the workplace. Sign up here.


Vintage Around the Park

Sunday, October 10th | 10AM 

The Vintage Truck and Hoboken Historical Museum are hosting a pop-up vintage shopping fair, “Vintage Around the Park,” in Shipyard Park on Sunday, Oct. 10 from 10AM – 5PM with over 25 local vendors offering carefully curated collections of vintage and hand-embellished fashions and other items at price points for every budget. Learn more here.


2-Mile Fun Run or Walk with Slow AF

Sunday, October 10th | 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 10th | 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 10th | 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.


Grab and Go Grocery Bags Provided by The SALT Foundation

Sunday, October 10th | 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.


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.


Little Hoboken’s Breast Cancer Awareness Fundraiser

Now-October 31st | 702 Clinton Street, Hoboken

Little Hoboken is once again hosting their Breast Cancer Awareness fundraiser all month long as well as the virtual silent auction which will be held on October 27th. More details will be posted on the auction — follow @littlehoboken on Instagram for updates. Additionally, they have teamed up with several local businesses to encourage spending in the community + donating. Sales of select items from the following businesses will help raise proceeds for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Jersey City:

  • The Black Rail: 15% of pumpkin latte sales.
  • Blo It Out Lounge: 50% of pink clip in hair extension sales will be donated
  • Choc O Pain Bakery and Café will match 10% of all donations. Additionally, the bakery will be donating 10% of the rose lychee, raspberry, and violet cassis macarons all month long.
  • Emme & Max: 15% of hair accessories sales all month long will be donated.
  • The Green Room: A portion of the store’s sales of all pre-rolls in the month of October go to the team! (Plus, they’re in a super cute pink tube!)
  • House of Que will donate a portion of sales from its signature Fight Like a Mother Drink.
  • Little Hoboken will have new black leggings with hot pink “201” on the leg and grey with pink “Tough as a Mother” hoodies, and will donate 20% of the sales for each of these all month long to the team. And don’t worry if the store runs out, the team will take orders and get more. There will also be a donation jar IN-STORE ONLY for cash. All cash is donated to the team. Any donation of $20 or more will receive a free pink Fight Like a Mother tee while supplies last.

Visit the blog to learn more about all the ways Little Hoboken is raising funds and awareness for breast cancer.


Support Our Girls Virtual Race

Now-October 31st 

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Join Moon Joggers for the seventh annual Breast Cancer Awareness themed virtual race: Support Our Girls: No One Fights Alone race which includes 1 Mile, 5K, 10K, 13.1, and 26.2 mile races. Moon Joggers honors all women who are courageously battling this disease. The event is $25 and 20% of the proceeds of every registration will go to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, an organization that is dedicated to to prevent and cure breast cancer by advancing the world’s most promising research. Races can be completed anytime in October 2021 and you will receive a medal upon completion. Sign up 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, October 7th | 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, October 7th, Friday, October 8th + Tuesday, October 12th | 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 7th | 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, October 7th | 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.


Toms River Breast Cancer Awareness Month Blood Drive

October 7th | 1PM-7PM | 1528 Church Rd., Toms River

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New Jersey Blood Services is hosting a blood drive on October 7th, 1PM-7PM at the St. Andrew United Methodist Church to commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month. RSVP here.


Newark Emergency Services for Families Inc. 2nd Annual World Homeless Day

Friday, October 8th | 10AM 

Community organizations through the city of Newark are coming together to provide services and resources for those in the area experiencing homelessness. Food, clothing, housing services, employment opportunities, mental health services, substance abuse treatment, legal and medical services are among the resources being provided, all free of charge. COVID-19 testing and vaccinations will also be available. Learn more here.


Joe Russo’s Almost Dead at The Wellmont Theater

Friday, October 8th | 7PM

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead will be at The Wellmont Theater on Oct. 8th. Learn more here.


St. Luke’s AME Church Women’s Missionary Society Meals to Go

Saturday, October 9th | 11AM-1PM

This event is continuing with the Church’s commitment to distribute meals in the community regularly. From 11AM – 1PM the group will gather in the church parking lot to distribute meals. Feel free to share this opportunity with others. Learn more here.


Montclair Art Museum Presents Native Artists, Northeast Futures

Saturday, October 9th-11th | 10AM

Montclair Art Museum hosts “Native Artists, Northeast Futures” — a weekend event series honoring #IndigenousPeoplesDay from October 9th–October 11th. In two free virtual events developed with Iakowi:he’ne’ Oakes, artists from Northeastern Indigenous nations share their varied artistic practices, which include photography, landscape art, digital media, painting, beadwork, fashion, and performance. Learn more here.


Family Roller Skating at Branch Brook Park

Saturday, October 9th  | 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.


Upcoming Weekday Events

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

Monday, October 11th | 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 11th, Wednesday, October 13th + Thursday, October 14th | 4PM-6PM 

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


Annual Waterfront Arts Gala

Tuesday, October 12th | 5PM-8PM

Mayor Ravi S. Bhalla and the City of Hoboken announce the return of the annual Waterfront Arts Gala that benefits the City’s Cultural Affairs Trust and supports the arts community in Hoboken. The gala will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 12th, from 5PM to 8PM at the 12th Street Pier on Sinatra Drive North, overlooking the Manhattan skyline. Learn more here.


Saku Sushi-Making Class

Tuesday, October 12th | 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 12th | 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 13th | 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 13th | 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 13th | 7PM

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


Dr. Julie DiGioia’s Tricky Tray

October 14th | 6PM-9PM | Zeppelin Hall Beer Garden, 88 Liberty View Drive, Jersey City

Join Hall-DiGioia Surgical Center for Breast Care on October 14th to benefit community breast cancer education and support group services in Hudson County at the Zeppelin Hall Biergarten in Jersey City. Each ticket purchased includes participation in the basket Tricky Tray, one drink ticket, $25 in raffle tickets, and a votive candle to honor and remember friends, neighbors, and family. There will be live music by the incredible band, Jersey Sound. Food is available for purchase. Masks are recommended. Sign up here.


Breast Cancer’s Best Answer Event at Hudson Regional Hospital 

October 17th | 10AM-1PM | 55 Meadowlands Parkway, Secaucus

Join Hudson Regional Hospital on Sunday, October 17th for a series of discussions on breast cancer awareness and other health topics with top physicians and industry experts. Attendees will receive free breast exams and health screenings via Hudson Regional Hospital. RSVP here.


Ways to Give Back Locally

Hudson Pride Center | 176 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City 

Hudson Pride Center creates safe spaces to celebrate and enjoy life for members of the LGBTQ+ community and its allies. It advocates for the physical, mental, and social well-being of all people. Volunteers are needed to support these efforts alongside full-time staff members. Opportunities include office assistant volunteer, tutor specialist, special event support facilities manager, and Pride Festival, volunteers. To learn more about Hudson Pride Center and what each volunteer opportunity entails, click here. 


Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps | 707 Clinton Street, Hoboken

Getting to and from a healthcare facility in the event of an emergency is not something people think of until the time comes. Thankfully, one non-profit in Hoboken has this covered, but only with the help of volunteers. The Hoboken Ambulance Corps is a 100% volunteer-based, free resource for the community. To keep the organization running, they need volunteers in many capacities. Learn more here.


Hudson County American Red Cross | 257 Cornelison Avenue, Jersey City

The American Red Cross has been ready to respond in times of disaster for decades, and the COVID-19 crisis is no different. More than ever, the American Red Cross is in need of volunteers to help us all get through this time together. While there are many different opportunities, the opportunity Named  “most urgent” in the North Jersey area is as a Volunteer Driver. Drivers are needed to safely transport lifesaving blood from local blood drives to hospitals. Volunteers are asked to commit to 2-4 shifts per month with each shift being about 4 hours. All volunteers must have a valid driver’s license, at least 3 years of a clean driving record, and should be able to lift at least 45lbs. Learn more here.


Partner Happenings

Inside the Most Expensive Townhouse to Hit the Hoboken Market at $7M

Located on tree-lined Hudson Street, the most expensive townhouse in Hoboken real estate history just hit the market, at $7M. This five-story, red-brick home dates back to 1897 and was renovated in 2017 to include modern features like an elevator while maintaining original aspects like the Argentinian double entry doors and Parisian interior doors. Brought to you by Brown Harris Stevens, the six-bedroom home contains two living rooms, a study, seven bathrooms, a media room, two dens, an office, and a library. The home is a short distance from Hoboken businesses and restaurants on Washington Street, the PATH Train, and the NY Waterway Ferry to Manhattan.

Prospective homebuyers can CLICK HERE to schedule an appointment or call the Hoboken office at 201-478-6700 to speak with a Brown Harris Stevens agent. Offices in Hudson County are conveniently located at 200 Washington Street in Hoboken and offices in Essex County are located at 635 Valley Road in Montclair.


Rachel Naar Nutrition: A Customized Holistic Wellness Journey

Rachel Naar works with clients through an online holistic and wellness counseling journey to find food freedom so that they can make life palatable. Rachel Naar Nutrition services include three area focuses. A one-size-fits-all nutrition plan doesn’t work for everyone so each plan is customized based on clients’ wants and needs.

Special Offer: Get 50% off The Mindful Munch Method to all Hoboken Girl readers with code ‘Naartrition2021’ . Get a starter pack of Nutrition Counseling Sessions for $350  if you email rachel@rachelnaarnutrition.com with subject line ‘Hoboken Girl.’ Book your online session with Rachel Naar Nutrition by calling (929)-265-0791, or email www.rachelnaarnutrition.com. Don’t forget to follow Rachel on Instagram @naartrition.


Club Pilates Celebrates 3rd Year in Hoboken

Club Pilates in Hoboken is owned by a local mom, Emese Horvath, who also owns studios in West New York and Edgewater. Her blossoming Pilates empire is set to expand to Jersey City in early 2021. The Hoboken studio celebrates its third anniversary this year. The goal at Club Pilates is to make the full-body workout style accessible to everyone, no matter your age, fitness level, or goals.

Special Offer: 10% off of the first 3 months of membership for new members. The studio also offers a free 30-minute intro class on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. You can call 201-839-6648 or CLICK HERE to book a class or email with questions.


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Yarleen is a proud Jersey girl with Cuban roots. She’s an actor and freelance writer with an affinity for poetry, astrology, and fried plantains. Born in Jersey City and raised in West New York, where she currently resides, this Hudson county native can usually be found with an Americano in hand, or any caffeinated beverage really. A St. Peter’s University alum with a degree in Communication and Media Culture, Yarleen was News Editor of her college newspaper, while also reporting for the Hudson Reporter and The Jersey Journal. When she’s not on stage, enjoying a new hobby {currently rollerskating}, or typing away on her laptop, you can catch her running along the waterfront listening to the Red Hot Chili Peppers or exploring NYC galleries.