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 Hoboken Girl. She started the site to discover and share the wealth of things happening in Hudson County. Her roots in the area extend to her maternal grandparents, who owned two textile factories in Weehawken and North Bergen. When not planning the next Hoboken Girl event/volunteer project or editing her life away, she can usually be found shopping at local boutiques, eating an Insta-worthy meal, walking her French bulldog + rescue pup, or watching the latest murder doc on Netflix with her husband.