• HobokenGirl Weekend Events Guide: August 15th Edition

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    What a long week it’s been! But not to fear, the weekend has arrived and HG has your guide of how and where to gallivant around town! Happy weekend! xo

    1. “Abstracting Nature” Exhibit at Hob’Art Gallery – Friday, August 8-Sunday, September 7

    "Exodus" by Alberte Bernier

    “Exodus” by Alberte Bernier

    Abstracting Nature”, an exhibition by Alberte Bernier and Olga Guerra will open to the public from August 8, 2014 – September 7, 2014 at hob’art co-operative gallery, 720 Monroe Street, E208, Hoboken, NJ. “Abstracting Nature” puts in perspective a selection of artwork in which each artist illustrates her expressionist interpretation of nature. On Sunday August 17 at 3:30pm, the artists will talk about their artwork and welcome questions from visitors. Gallery hours are Thursday through Sunday, 1:00-5:00pm, and by appointment. Free parking is available at the rear of the building on Jackson Street and is wheelchair accessible.  Gallery information may be obtained on the website www.hob-art.org and from the director, France Garrido, (201) 319-1504 or director@hob-art.org.

    2. FREE Kayaking on the Hudson River – Saturday, August 16 at 2:30PM-7PM

    What’s more fun than a little kayaking journey along the Hudson? Details here.

    3. Park Bench Open Mic Featuring Big Fun(k) by Hoboken Public Library — Saturday, August 16 at 2:00PM-4:30PM

    Local poets, comedians, and musicians can perform outdoors under the Gazebo of Church Square Park. Perform your poems, jokes, music or dance. Park Bench Poetry Open-Mic features unique and talented acts attracting curious locals who are introduced to the buzz of the Hoboken arts scene. It is a great event to not only experience the arts, but also to learn of about the free programs the Hoboken Public Library has to offer.

    4. Pier 13 Food Trucks, in case you wanted to get some grub with a view:

    Saturday, Aug 16th: Lukes Lobster, Shortys, Pizza Vita, Incrediballs, Empanada Guy, Waffle de Lis & Amandas Bananas

    Sunday, Aug 17th: Thai Elephant, Pizza Vita, Lukes Lobster, Taco Truck, French Quarter, Dark Side of the Moo & Amandas Bananas

     

    5. Hoboken Historical Museum: Film Screening–  Sunday, 4pm

    Chinese-American filmmaker Theresa Loong will be present to discuss her film,  Every Day is a Holiday, which will be shown at the Museum at 4pm. The movie focuses on her father’s secret diary that recounts his time as a prisoner in a Japanese camp during WWII. A must see!

     

    6. Gallery Walk in Hoboken — Sunday, 2pm-5pm

    Proto Gallery - part of this Sunday's gallery walk.

    Proto Gallery – part of this Sunday’s gallery walk.

    Every 3rd Sunday there is a gallery walk around town — a few participating galleries and boutiques include Mackey Blue, Proto Gallery, Barsky Gallery, and more! This is your lucky Sunday — enjoy a stroll around town while perusing the beautiful galleries around town. Details of participating locations here.

    Upcoming Week Events

    Tuesday, August 19 at 7PM – Yoga in the Park at Pier A Park (bring a yoga mat and water!)

    Tuesday, August 19 at 8PM – Trivia Night at Four L’s

    Tuesday, August 19 at 8PM – Trivia Night at Mills Tavern

    Wednesday, August 20 – Trivia Night at Wicked Wolf

    Wednesday, August 20 – “Wednesdays Afterwork into the Night!” at Teak on the Hudson

    Wednesday, August 20 at 7-8PM – Wednesdays Bright Lights N’ Bling Zumba Party every week at the Jubilee Center, details here.

    Wednesday, August 20 at 7-9PM — Brides & Bubbly, an evening of fitness, facials, and more at The Treehouse.

    All the info!

    All the info!

    Wednesday, August 20 at 7-9PM — Private Cooking Class at Cugini Kitchen

    Wednesday, August 20 at 8 PM – Movies Under the Stars at Pier A Park

    Thursday, August 21 at 6:00-7:30PM — DIY Mixed Media Painting Workshop at Hoboken Public Library

    Thursday,  August 21 at 7PM – Yoga in the Park at Pier A Park

    Thursday, August 21 at 10PM – College Night at Wicked Wolf ($3 cans, $8 pitchers, $4 fireball shots)

    Enjoy the weekend!

    Submit your events to hobokengirlblog@gmail.com or here to be included in our weekly guide ;-)


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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.