HobokenGirl Weekend Events Guide: May 30 Edition

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The Hoboken Girl Weekend Events Guide is here for everything going on this weekend in Hoboken! 

Free adoptions at Liberty Humane Saturday, May 31-Sunday, June 1

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Free adoption weekend is being held all over the country this weekend in conjunction with The Mayors Alliance for NYC’s Animals and Maddie’s Fund. LHS is participating for the second year in a row. Come pick a new furry friend!

Jerseyfest 2014 at Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment Saturday, May 31 at 5-11PM

Jerseyfest will take place from 5-11pm with free admission, showcasing the best food trucks in the area, along with New Jersey artisans, vendors and crafters. Other highlights include games and entertainment and special guests.

 California Chrome Jockey, Victor Espinoza, will make a special guest appearance, just one week before California Chrome attempts to become thoroughbred racing’s first Triple Crown winner since 1978. Espinoza will be at The Meadowlands beginning at 7:00pm and will be signing special California Chrome posters. He will also make an appearance on The Meadowlands television show and make a winners’ circle presentation.

 The wide selection of Jersey-centric food trucks includes Bacon on Wheels, Gorilla Cheese NYC, Lechon de Negron, The Thai Elephant, Dark Side of the Moo, Luke’s Lobster, Kona Ice, Wrap Star, Waffle de Lys, Empanada Guy, Incrediballs, Polkadot Cupcake, Sweet Spot Ice Cream, and The French Quarter.

Enjoy a night of food, music, contests, and more!

Henna Couture by Hayat at Hoboken Wellness Spa — Sunday, June 1st 3-6PM

Renowned henna artist Hayat Gul will be at Hoboken Wellness Spa this Sunday to work on lucky clients! Refreshments, appetizers, and mini-spa treatments will be served. Pre-registration price is $20 and is $25 at the door. Hurry, space is limited!

Upcoming Week Events:

Monday, June 2 – Blood Drive at FitRxN (free classes to those who donate!)

Monday, June 2 at 6PM – Screening of Suck it Up Buttercup for the Hoboken International Film Festival at Roxy Theatre

Monday, June 2 at 7PM – Fitness in the Park at Pier A Park (bring a mat and comfortable shoes!)

Tuesday, June 3 at 8PM – Trivia Night at Four L’s

Tuesday, June 3 at 8PM – Trivia Night at Mills Tavern

Wednesday, June 4 at 10AM – Black Rail Coffee grand opening (800 Jackson Street)

Wednesday, June 4 – Happy Hour presented by Party with Purpose at Pier 13 (To raise money and gain runners for their upcoming 5k, tickets will be issued to donators and the ticket can be used to get 15% off your bill!)

Wednesday, June 4 – Trivia Night at Wicked Wolf

Wednesday, June 4 – “Wednesdays Afterwork into the Night!” at Teak on the Hudson

Wednesday, June 4 from 7-8PM – Wednesdays Bright Lights N’ Bling Zumba Party every week at the Jubilee Center, details here.

Wednesday, June 4 at 9PM – Karaoke Night at Village Pourhouse

Thursday, June 5 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.