75 Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | Sept 22-26

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Happy Autumn HG Readers! 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 22nd – 26th.

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

Class Begins on Wednesday, October 27th | 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 will begin on Wednesday, October 27th. Running for 20 weeks, classes will be held on Wednesday evenings at 7:30PM this fall. Classes are free for members and just $200 total for non-members. This introduction 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.  


Two-Week Guest Experience for $29 at My Gym Children’s Fitness Center of Hoboken

Available Now | SIGN UP NOW

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My Gym Children’s Fitness Center of Hoboken | 720 Monroe Street, Suite E312, Hoboken is offering a two-week experience for just $29. During the two-week experience, guests will be able to try out UNLIMITED age appropriate classes and open play times. Plus, My Gym offers mommy and me classes, gymnastics, birthday parties, camp + more. 

Click here to sign up for the two-week guest experience and learn more about My Gym Children’s Fitness Center of Hoboken.


Local Hoboken, Jersey City (+Beyond) Events

Outdoor Yoga Jam: DJ Yoga With Asana Soul Practice

Wednesday, September 22nd | 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.


Creating Your Own Comic Book with In Full Color

Wednesday, September 22nd | 7PM 

Join In Full Color for their next Bloom Masterclass, Creating Your Own Comic Book, led by Harriet Tubman: Demon Slayer creator David Crownson. If you’ve always wanted to create your own graphic novel but don’t know how to get your idea off the ground, find access to publishing or collaborate with the right artists, David has tips for you. There is a suggested donation of $10. Learn more here.


Karaoke at House of ‘Que

Wednesday, September 22nd | 7PM 

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


Run the Skyline 5K

Wednesday, September 22nd | 8:30PM 

Run the Skyline 5K will take place on September 22nd at Lincoln Harbor Park in Weehawken at 9PM with check-in starting at 8:30PM. There is a $10 suggested donation, which will support Social Tees NYC Animal Rescue. A post-run social event will take place at House of Que at 10PM. The Skyline Run Club wishes to remind runners that the event is an unsanctioned 5K through the streets of Weehawken + Hoboken. There are no street closures and runners will assume all risks. Please be aware of surroundings + pedestrians along the route. Learn more here.


South Hudson Civic Association Carnival at Lincoln Park

Thursday, September 23rd-26th +  September 29th-Oct. 3rd | 4PM-10PM 

Stop by the South Hudson Civic Association Carnival starting Thursday, September 23rd at Lincoln Park. Learn more here.


The HDSID Summer/Autumn Farmers’ Market

Thursday, September 23rd + Monday, September 27th | 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.


Hoboken Composts: Free Compost Program Webinar

Thursday, September 23rd | 6PM-7PM 

Join a free, virtual webinar on composting in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Gallery Mix + Sip at Roig Collection Art Gallery

Thursday, September 23rd | 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 23rd | 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: Journalist and Author Caren Lissner

Thursday, September 23rd | 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 Journalist and Author Caren Lissner. Register here.


Zumba on the Pier

Thursday, September 23rd + Saturday, September 25th| 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.


Hoboken Food Pantry’s Food Distribution Event

Friday, September 24th | 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.


Hoboken Community Blood Drive

Friday, September 24th | 10AM-3PM

The Hoboken Community Blood Drive will take place on Friday, September 24th from 10AM-3PM at the Multi Service Center (124 Grand). Learn more here.


Anna Sheffield Jewelry Pop-Up at Love Locked

Friday, September 24th | 12PM-6PM

Stop by Love Locked for @annasheffield jewelry pop-up at 353 Grove St. in Jersey City. This event is by appointment. Send a DM @shoplovelocked to book. Learn more here.


HDSID’s Artist + Maker Market

Friday, September 24th, Saturday, September 25th + Wednesday, September 29th | 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.


Moore’s Place with Winard Harper

Friday, September 24th + Sunday, September 26th | 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.


Age of Empathy Art Exhibition

Friday, September 24th | 6:30PM-9PM

Save the Date for Alex Rudin’s “Age of Empathy” Art Exhibition in the Jersey City Hall Rotunda Art Gallery on Friday, September 24th, 6:30-9PM. The event is free and open to the public. Learn more here.


En Plein Air Festival

Saturday, September 25th + 26th 

Mile Square Theatre, with the support of the Hoboken Business Alliance, presents a festival of story telling, music, and dance at Hoboken’s 7th and Jackson Plaza. Learn more here.


Our Lady of Grace’s Funfest

Saturday, September 25th + 26th 

Join Our Lady of Grace in Hoboken for their annual Funfest with fun for all ages outside on the property of the Church, located at 400 Willow Ave., and the adjacent school auditorium. Visitors will enjoy craft beers, sangria, music by DJ Tim Nelson, a variety of food and a used book sale. There
will also be games of chance for adults, including a Tricky Tray, plus activities for kids. Learn more here.


5K for Pizza

Saturday, September 25th | 8AM

Sign up for the 2nd Annual 5K for Pizza + 1 Mile Run in Hoboken on September 25th. The race begins at 10AM. Race packets can be picked up beginning at 8AM. Virtual Registration ends September 24th. The flat course will take runners along the Hoboken waterfront, and conclude at the finish line festival, where all participants will get to enjoy free pizza from local pizzerias. The sponsors for this year’s pizza festival are Napoli’s, Impostos, H&S Giovanni’s, Benny Tudinos, Torna’s, Tony Boloney’s, and Basile’s. A 1-mile course will also be offered. Registrants will be eligible for a minimum of 3 slices. The event will also be USA Track & Field sanctioned and professionally chip-timed with live results. Overall winners will receive a free pair of shoes from JackRabbit Hoboken. The in-person race is $36.50 while the virtual 5k is $33.49. The 1-mile run is $28. Learn more here.


Hoboken Uptown Farmers Market

Saturday, September 25th | 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.


Clean Green Hoboken Cleanups

Saturday, September 25th | 10AM-1PM | Every Saturday

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


Holi Hai Festival

Saturday, September 25th | 10AM-8PM

The Hudson River Color Walk will start at 10AM on September 25th with live performances and yoga at City Hall in Jersey City. The 2-mile walk will then continue into Pier A in Hoboken where the color festival will start at 12PM-8PM. The main color festival will have dance performances, live music, color playing, color countdowns, local food vendors, a full bar, and more. Learn more here.


Liberty State Park Protection Act Rally

Saturday, September 25th | 11AM

Join neighbors, nature-lovers, wetland warriors, parkland preservationists, and friends of LSP in a show of support for the Liberty State Park Protection Act. The rally will be held on Saturday, September 25th at 11AM at the Southside Flag Plaza (200 Morris Pesin Drive). Learn more here.


Smorgasburg Food Festival

Saturday, September 25th | 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.


Jersey City Jazz Festival

Saturday, September 25th | 12PM-7PM

The Jersey Festival will be hosted in the heart of Jersey City’s Powerhouse Arts District with 8 amazing bands, food trucks, libations, and a VIP experience. Learn more here.


Hamilton Park Conservancy BBQ Festival

Saturday, September 25th | 12PM-8PM

Stop by the 11th Annual Hamilton Park Conservancy BBQ Festival at McWilliams Place. Come enjoy a day of great eats. Meet the volunteers and sponsors keeping the Park green. Learn more here.


4th Annual Pinot Camp: Breaking Down the d’Or of Burgundy

Saturday, September 25th | 12:30PM-3PM

Join Chef Anthony Pino for Pinot Camp: Breaking Down the d’Or of Burgundy, a 6 wines & 4-course tasting menu. Learn more here.


Mcginley Square Live Music Series

Saturday, September 25th | 1PM-3PM 

Stop by Mcginley Square at the intersection of Bergen Avenue and Montgomery Street in Jersey City for a live music series. Learn more here.


Free Open Flow Yoga Classes at Urban Souls for September

Saturday, September 25th | 2PM-3PM | Every Saturday in September

Join Urban Souls for the free September Community Classes for one hour of yoga. This class is an Open Flow Level class taught by a recent Teacher Training Graduate. The class will provide modifications for beginners as well as advanced variations for students seeking a greater challenge. You can expect the class to be moderately challenging, as well as include breathwork to guide you through the practice. Urban Souls is located at 100 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Chinese Cooking Classes with Chef Gilley

Saturday, September 25th | 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.


Saturday Night Specials! Outdoor Comedy Shows @ Brightside Tavern

Saturday, September 25th | 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, September 25th | 8PM 

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


Annual Voices International Theatre Festival

Sunday, September 26th-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.


The 3K Walk Cancer Away Festival

Sunday, September 26th

Sign up for the 3K Walk Cancer Away Festival in Bayonne on September 26th. Proceeds will support Dr. Nancy Kemeny’s Colorectal Cancer Research Fund at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. The walk will take place at the Stephen R. Gregg County Park. There will be live music, food trucks, games, and more. 


2-Mile Fun Run or Walk with Slow AF

Sunday, September 26th | 10AM  | Every Sunday

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


Jersey City Cleanup: Ward B

Sunday, September 26th | 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, September 26th | 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.


End of The Month StressBusters Guided Meditation

Sunday, September 26th | 1PM  

Join a guided meditation on Sunday, Sept. 26th at 1PM. You will receive tools you can use to reduce anxiety and stress in a 30 minute session. Learn more here.


Musica y Ritmos Latin American Music Series

Sunday, September 26th | 1PM-6PM

Enjoy music, delicious food, workshops, and more in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month at 107 Morgan Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Grab and Go Grocery Bags Provided by The SALT Foundation

Sunday, September 26th | 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.


Outside @ The Brightside! Stand Up Comedy Sundays

Sunday, September 26th | 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.


Giving Digitized’s Virtual Charity Drive

Month of September

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.


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.


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 23rd | 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 23rd, Friday, September 24th + Tuesday, September 28th | 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, September 26th | 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 23rd | 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.


Burn Phase One: Origins and Activism with Antoinette Ellis Williams

Friday, September 24th + Saturday, September 25th | 5PM-8PM 

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The BURN Project is a multi-disciplinary visual, poetic, literary and ethnographic study on how history, socio-political, cultural, economic, and familial relationships shape identity, reality and healing Black American women. The project is divided into three phases (1) Origin and Activism, (2) Representation, Body, Beauty & Girlhood, and (3) Healing & Memory. The opening reception will be on Sept. 24th and an artist talk with Antoinette Ellis Williams will be on Sept. 25th. Williams is the Chair of the Women’s and Gender Studies Department at NJCU. Learn more here.


The Most Good 5K Sponsored by The Salvation Army

Saturday, September 25th-27th

The Salvation Army Montclair Citadel will host The Most Good 5K September 25th-27th and it will be a virtual race, as of right now. Organizers will announce if the race will also take place in person. When you sign up for the race, your money will help serve 50-60 lunches each Monday-Wednesday, provide safe, clean emergency shelter for families, a place for the homeless to shower, provide the toiletries and a change of clothes, provide case management for the homeless, and homeless prevention services to those needing assistance to stabilize their housing and more. Learn more here.


Maplewood Village’s Latin Restaurant Week

Now-September 25th 

Enjoy Latin-inspired food and drink in the Village during Hispanic Heritage Month Latin Restaurant Week! Sept. 19th-25th, with a DJ dance party on Sept. 24th. Learn more here.


Diaper Drive-Thru Donation Event

Now-September 25th | 9AM-12PM

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Moms Helping Moms Foundation, a nonprofit baby supply and diaper bank founded in Hoboken, is hosting a Diaper Drive-Thru Donation Event on Saturday, September 25th at the New Providence Presbyterian Church parking lot in New Providence. Learn more here.


Family Roller Skating at Branch Brook Park

Saturday, September 25th | 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.


95th Annual Feast of San Gennaro

Now-September 26th

The 95th Annual Feast of San Gennaro returns to Mulberry Street in Little Italy on Thursday, Sept. 16th-26th. Learn more here.


2021 Tunnels to Towers 5K Run + Walk NYC

Sunday, September 26th | 9:30AM

The 2021 Tunnels to Towers 5K Run + Walk NYC will take place on September 26th at 9:30AM in Brooklyn. The race will begin at 1 Beard Street. The Tunnel to Towers 5K Run + Walk in New York is held each year on the last Sunday of September. The event symbolizes Stephen Siller’s final footsteps from the foot of the Battery Tunnel to the Twin Towers and pays homage to the 343 FDNY firefighters, 71 law enforcement officers, and thousands of civilians who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Proceeds from the event support the Tunnel to Towers Foundation programs, including those benefiting first responders, and severely injured service members. Learn more here.


Upcoming Weekday Events

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

Monday, September 27th | 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, September 27th, Wednesday, September 29th + Thursday, September 30th | 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, September 28th | 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, September 28th | 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, September 29th | 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, September 29th | 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, September 29th | 7PM

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


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.


Ways to Give Back Locally

Hudson County American Red Cross 

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 they have tons of different opportunities, the opportunity they are naming “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 two – four shifts per month with each shift being about four 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.


Hoboken Shelter 

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. This list is inclusive of tasks like donating some of the most needed items like toiletries, coffee, sugar, milk, hand sanitizer, cleaning supplies, and paper products. The Shelter does have opportunities to host volunteers in-person from 11AM-2PM and 6PM-7PM. Please call before arriving as The Shelter can only host 1-2 in-person volunteers at a time due to social distancing guidelines. Learn more here.


Hoboken Family Alliance 

One of the oldest non-profits in Hoboken, the Hoboken Family Alliance is a resource for children and families in the Mile Square. HFA typically puts on various events and provides opportunities for children to learn and play in a safe environment while providing families with various needs, necessary resources. HFA has several opportunities for volunteering through its committees and sub-committees such as marketing, special needs, fundraising, and more. To find what may be of interest, check out the website and fill out the volunteer form.


Partner Happenings

Wonder Lofts: Expansive Condos Born Out of Historic Hoboken Building

Wonder Lofts, the new upscale condominium conversion in Hoboken’s historic “Wonder Bread Building,” has delivered one of the most unique and luxurious housing experiences to New Jersey’s Gold Coast. The historic design touches of the original Wonder Bread factory, which once churned out countless loaves of fresh bread from the 1910s to the 1960s, have been preserved in the contemporary redesign.

Homes at Wonder Lofts are priced from $1.2 million, with initial occupancy scheduled for late 2021.  Prospective buyers can CLICK HERE or call 201-526-4040 to schedule a preview appointment.


Meeting the Moment: Virtually Exploring Dwight-Englewood School

The Dwight-Englewood School strives to foster a passion for life-long learning in each student. As a community, the school encourages excellence and embraces diversity in the student body so that every individual has the skills, values, and courage to meet the challenges of a changing world.

Dwight-Englewood campus is located at 315 East Palisade Avenue in Englewood. You can call 201.227.3102 or email admissions@d-e.org with questions regarding admissions or the virtual admissions events.


Sparrow Wine & Liquor Co.

Sparrow Wine & Co. in Hoboken has been a staple in the community for decades as first a cigar shop and since the 70s, a wine store. This family-owned spot has a location uptown and downtown —and is committed to serving the most unique selection of wines, craft beer, + spirits in the area. From French wine to Mexican tequila to locally crafted beer and seltzers, there’s something for everyone at Sparrow W&L Co.

Special Offer: Join the Sparrow Wine & Liquor Co. email list by September 30th by clicking THIS LINK and get coupon code for free delivery until the end of this year and 10% off next delivery order. This is a great way to stay current on new arrivals, events, sales and coupon codes.


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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.