The Top 7 Things You Should Be Doing This Weekend {January 20th, 2017}

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Happy Friday all! From a comedy show, free NYC Museum admission all day Friday, and where to learn salsa – this weekend has something for everyone. What will you be up to? 

Free Admission at select NYC Museums: Friday, January 20th 

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Instead of shutting their doors for the inauguration tomorrow, the following NYC Museums are keeping their doors open for everyone and anyone and offering FREE* admission: The Whitney Museum of American Art, Children’s Museum Of The Arts, Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA)Museum of Arts & Design (MAD), the New-York Historical Society Museum & Library and more. *Donations always welcomed to support art, of course.

The Happiness Program: Friday, January 20th – Sunday, January 22nd

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“Don’t settle for happy-ish”. The Art of Living is proud to present their ‘Happiness Program’ – a mix of yoga, breathing exercises, meditation and more.  Classes are from 11:00AM-2:00PM at the Happiness Center in Jersey City and you can register here NOW. Email vineetagrwal@gmail.com with any further questions. 

Women’s March on Washington: Saturday, January 21st 

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This Saturday, the streets will flood with those who want to make sure their voices are heard…and it’s not to late to join them! The Women’s March on Washington is happening this Saturday, so we’re sharing some ways of getting there from Hudson County. Hoboken and Jersey City residents have put together groups to take buses to D.C. and to get a ride: email linds10004@gmail.com or click here. Please note, spots are on a first-come, first-served basis so if interested, don’t wait to reach out.

Light on Happy at Pavana Yoga: Saturday, January 21st from 3:00PM-5:00PM

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Join our girl, Kate Lombardo, this Saturday at Pavana Yoga for her Positive Psychology & Yoga Workshop. This two hour workshop will include a yoga class designed to teach you how to use yoga to open your heart and change your perspective, journaling and so much more. Spots are filling up fast so be sure to RSVP hereLocated at 251 1st Street in Hoboken. 

WOW Comedy Night at The Shannon: Saturday, January 21st from 5:00PM-7:00PM

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Visit The Shannon this Saturday for a presumably much needed laugh. The lineup features Alex Csedrik, Grisel Cabrera, Jimmie Allinder, Jim Dodge, Doug Cafran, Usama Siddiquee, Annie Weiss, Mick Diflo, Alysia Hush and Erin Maguire. Located at 106 1st Street in Hoboken. 

‘Make Your Own Sushi’ Class: Saturday, January 21st from  

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Bring your child (ages 6-11) to Bambino Chef in Jersey City this Saturday for the a Sushi cooking class. Sign up here or email or info@bambinochef.com with any questions. Located at 213 Newark Ave in Jersey City.

Bubbles Brunch at Halifax: Sunday, January 22nd at 11:00AM

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If you haven’t experienced the Bubbles Brunch at Halifax yet, you are most certainly missing out, dear friends. For just $29 you can enjoy endless small plates {yes, we said endless} and champagne. Call 201-253-2500 to make your reservation – located at 225 River Street in Hoboken. *Menu items can NOT be taken to go*

– Upcoming Weekday Events –

Monday, January 23rd – Hudson Restaurant Week begins. Click here for participating restaurants and further details.

Monday, January 23rd – Blue Eyes Restaurant re-opens – yay, yay, yay. Located on Hoboken’s waterfront at 525 Sinatra Drive.

Tuesday, January 24th from 7:00PM-8:30PM- The Traveling Grape’s Malbec wine class – tickets and additional information here

Tuesday, January 24th at 8:00PM– Harry Potter movie trivia at Maxwell’s Tavern – rsvp here

Wednesday, January 25th from 4:00PM-6:00PM- Low cost wellness clinic at Liberty Humane Society – pets are seen on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Wednesday, January 25th at 7:45PM- Learn to Salsa for FREE at Hoboken’s ‘Anytime Dance Studio‘ – located at 720 Monroe Street. 

Thursday, January 26th at – Chinese New Year fireworks + dinner at Molo’s in Weehawken. Call 201-223-1200 to make your reservations. 

– Upcoming Dates to Keep Open –

Saturday, January 28th from 9:30AM-3:00PM– Growing in Jersey City’s Wellness Day – a day full of fitness, wellness and delicious food (with 10% of proceeds going to the St. Lucy’s Shelter in Jersey City). RSVP here – located at 161 Newkirk Ave.

Saturday, January 28th from 6:00PM-10:00PMJersey City Wine Fest – wine tasting, live music, food, vendors and some of the HG team will be there {we have a table}! Get your tickets here – located (indoors) at Harborside 3 Atrium in Jersey City. Use code HOBOKENGIRL for $25 off VIP.

Sunday, January 29th from 2:00PM-6:00PM – Hoboken’s 5th Annual Mutzfest is back – stay tuned for more. 

Saturday, February 11th from 12:30PM-3:30PM– Hoboken Girl’s ‘Speed Dating’ at Grand Vin is going down — be on the lookout for further details and tickets, coming to the blog soon.

However you choose to spend your weekend, we hope it’s a good one xo 


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Meg is a twenty-something “old soul” and is known to leave {red} lipstick marks on her coffee mugs. She moved to Hoboken last year for a boy {a wonderful one at that} and has happily resided uptown since. When she’s not writing our weekly events guide, she’s a real estate agent and an amateur photographer. You can usually find Meg at a local coffee shop, a hot yoga studio, or home with her two cats, Penny Lane & Lucy. She loves a good glass of wine and cooking to her favorite band, The Beatles. Show this girl a sense of humor or recommend some good fiction and she’ll love you, dearly.