HobokenGirl Weekend Events Guide: August 8th Edition

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Only a couple of summer weekends left–boooooo! Let’s make the best of it, however, as there are TONS of things to do around town coming up. Here’s everything:

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. A reception to meet the artists will be held on Saturday August 9, 6:00-8:00pm. 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. Food Truck Friday — Friday, August 8 at 4-8PM

Yum!

Yum!

Sponsored by Work it Out, the event will feature yummy food, fitness classes, and a picnic under the stars. Classes include Upper Class with Kristin at 5PM, Tight End with Kristin at 6PM, and AbSalute with Alex Joy at 7PM. Take a class and get a Plum on the Run voucher for $2-off a purchase of $8 or more, a free Handcrafted Kombucha, and special 3 class pack for $50 (value of $57). Come meet at the River Studio!

3. Hudson Vibe Dance & Fitness: Erasing the Violence at BOA Nightclub Friday, August 9th from 7-9pm

Erasing Violence

4. Katherine Hooker Trunk Show — Saturday, August 9 at 11AM-3PM

Invitation

Invitation

View samples and fabrics of Katherine Hooker London clothing, learn more about the brand, and make a custom order if you fall in love with something you see! The trunk show will be at 300 Newark Street, Apt 6C.

4. The Red Doors are Open at Maxwells 9.13.34 – Saturday, August 9-Sunday, August 10 12PM-7PM

New additions to the shop

 

There’s lots to be excited for–The Red Doors are open this weekend and behind them are many new gorgeous additions to the vintage wonderland of Deb’s shop!

5. FREE Kayaking on the Hudson River – Saturday, August 9th from 9am-12pm and Sunday, August 10th from 5pm-9pm

What’s more fun than a little kayaking journey along the Hudson? Enjoy an early morning kayaking trip on Saturday or an evening boat ride on Sunday. So much fun! Details here.

 

PS: Last Day of Restaurant week is TODAY {Friday!} — enjoy it. See the list of participating restaurants here.

 

Upcoming Week Events:

Monday, August 11 at 7PM – Fitness in the Park at Pier A Park (bring a mat and comfortable shoes!)

Monday, August 11 at 7PM – Shakespeare in the Park at Sinatra Park–performance of “Pericles”

Monday, August 11 at 7-9PM – Stretch & Shop at Washington General Store.

All the essential info!

All the essential info!

Tuesday, August 12 at 6:30PM-9:30PM True Mentors Happy Hour at Little Town

Drinks for a good cause!

Drinks for a good cause!

Tuesday, August 12 at 7PM – Yoga in the Park at Pier A Park (bring a yoga mat and water!)

Tuesday, August 12 at 8PM – Trivia Night at Four L’s

Tuesday, August 12 at 8PM – Trivia Night at Mills Tavern

Wednesday, August 13 – Trivia Night at Wicked Wolf

Wednesday, August 13 – “Wednesdays Afterwork into the Night!” at Teak on the Hudson

Wednesday, August 13 at 7-8PM – Wednesdays Bright Lights N’ Bling Zumba Party every week at the Jubilee Center, details here.

Wednesday, August 13 at 8 PM – Movies Under the Stars at Pier A Park

Thursday,  August 14 at 5PM-8PM — First birthday celebration at Mint Market. Receive 20% off your purchase. RSVP by Tuesday at info@shopmintmarket.com

mint market one year

Thursday,  August 14 at 7PM – Yoga in the Park at Pier A Park

Thursday,  August 14 at 7PM – 12th Annual Belgian Beer Night at the rooftop of The Dubliner

Thursday, August 14 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.