HobokenGirl Weekend Events Guide: August 1 Edition

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Happy weekend! It’s unfortunately going to be a rainy one, but that doesn’t mean it needs to be a boring one! Here’s your guide to things to do around town this weekend (and upcoming week)…

1. Ladies Night at Room 84 — Friday, August 1 at 9PM


$2 drinks before 11PM, $5 martinis all night. Featuring DJ Monte and no cover for ladies all night!

2. Rain Barrel Installation Workshop — Saturday, August 2 at 11AM 

The process of making rain barrels

The workshop will provide information on maintaining a rain barrel, including keeping it free of mosquitoes. It is open to all Hoboken residents interested in installing a rain barrel on their property. Participants will retrofit a 55-gallon recycled food grade plastic drum into a fully functional rain barrel and will receive a free rain barrel at the conclusion of the workshop. Register here.

3. The Red Doors at Maxwell’s 9.13.34 Will be Open–Featuring Lots of Great Accessories! — Saturday, August 2-Sunday, August 3 12PM-7PM

1970s Vogue Czech Glass Necklace. Market Value: $650.00/In Store: $345.00

1970s Vogue Czech Glass Necklace. Market Value: $650.00/In Store: $345.00

“The Red Doors” always have beautiful vintage home decor, accessories, clothes, and more. This weekend they have many more new arrivals with a lot to offer! Swing by and be mesmerized by the beautiful vintage pieces!

4. Proto Intro Two Opening Reception — Saturday, August 2 at 6PM (at 66 Willow Ave)

"Picnic" by Rebecca Litt

“Picnic” by Rebecca Litt

Come visit the gallery this Saturday for a fabulous opening reception featuring many talented artists and fascinating exhibits. Some of the artists include Joianne Bittle {paintings and projected video}, Jason Godeke {theatrical still-life paintings}, Keikichi Honna {hand-blown glass stones}, Fernando Joffroy {plaster, paper, and found materials made into small-scale works}, and many more! Come indoors, escape from the rain, and bask in some beautiful exhibits!

5. Free Kayaking by The Hoboken Cove Boathouse: Sunday, 10am-4pm Maxwell Beach

Kayaking and paddle boarding on Sunday as long as there is good weather!


Upcoming Week Events:

Monday, July 28-Friday, August 8 – Hudson Restaurant Week. All info and participating restaurants can be found here.

Monday, August 4 at 7PM – Fitness in the Park at Pier A Park (bring a mat and comfortable shoes!)

Tuesday, August 5 at 7PM – Yoga in the Park at Pier A Park (bring a yoga mat and water!)

Tuesday, August 5 at 8PM – Trivia Night at Four L’s

Tuesday, August 5 at 8PM – Trivia Night at Mills Tavern

Wednesday, August 6 at 11AM — Grand opening of Common Goods (413A 35th Street Union City) which will raise funds for United Way of Hudson County to benefit neighbors in need who were displaced in the 6-alarm fire in Union City back in January.

Wednesday, August 6 – Trivia Night at Wicked Wolf

Wednesday, August 6 – “Wednesdays Afterwork into the Night!” at Teak on the Hudson

Wednesday, August 6 at 7-8PM – Wednesdays Bright Lights N’ Bling Zumba Party every week at the Jubilee Center, details here.

Wednesday, August 6 at 7-9PM — Night of live jazz, beer from Heineken, and farm fresh food from Farmigo at Hoboken Hot House (200 Monroe Street)

Wednesday, August 6 at 8 PM – Movies Under the Stars at Pier A Park

Thursday,  August 7 at 7PM – Yoga in the Park at Pier A Park

Thursday, August 7 at 7PM – Hudson Shakespeare Company’s production of “Pericles, Prince of Tyre” in Hamilton Park in Jersey City

Thursday, August 7 at 10PM – College Night at Wicked Wolf ($3 cans, $8 pitchers, $4 fireball shots)


Enjoy the weekend!

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Jen is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of HobokenGirl.com. With deep entrepreneurial roots in Hudson County — as her grandparents owned textile businesses on Tonnelle Ave in North Bergen dating back to the 50s — she started the site as a Hoboken resident to discover the amazing things happening in the area. When not planning the next Hoboken Girl event or #HobokenGirlHelps volunteer project, she can usually be found shopping at local boutiques, eating an Insta-worthy meal, walking her two pups, or watching Bravo TV and ordering takeout with her husband.