45 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {Nov 11-17}

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Get ready for a weekend of great Hoboken and Jersey City events. From the comfort of your home or going out and about, here is everything you need to make the most out of your weekend. Check out this list of all the virtual and in-person events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this weekend {November 11th-17th}.

Disclaimer: Events are subject to change. For the most up-to-date info, please contact the host directly.

Featured Events

Dental Associates of Hoboken Invisalign Week 

November 12th – November 19th l BOOK A CONSULTATION NOW

Dental Associates of Hoboken {223 Washington Street, Hoboken} is here for all of your dental care needs. From November 12th to November 19th, they will be hosting Invisalign Week to help you get the smile of your dreams in an effective, non-invasive, and comfortable way. Not to mention, Hoboken Girl readers can receive a free consultation and 3D health scan + $1,000 off Invisalign treatment {if started from November 12-November 19th during Invisalign week} when you mention “Hoboken Girl.”

Click here to book your consultation and learn more about Dental Associates of Hoboken.

NJ Mom Baby Expo

November 19th – November 21st l BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW

The 7th Annual Baby Expo, presented by NJ MOM and sponsored by RWJ Barnabas Health & New York Life, is the premier celebration for expectant and new parents. Through their virtual expo, you will connect with leading baby and kids brands demonstrating the best in baby gear and accessories while receiving education on everything from sleeping to feeding to ‘taking care of mama’ and beyond. Learn and shop about everything you need to know to step into parenthood with ease.

Click here to learn more about the Baby Expo and buy a ticket.

Virtual Events

Building A Personal Brand On Facebook

Thursday, November 12th | 1:00PM-2:00PM

Please join Kimberley Bueno-Schonig, a professional Career Consultant, and learn how to navigate social media to create your personal brand. Join here.

Planned Parenthood of Metro NJ’s Solidarity Gala

Thursday, November 12th | 7:30PM

 

Join virtually to stand in solidarity for reproductive freedom, racial equity, and social justice. The night will include a silent auction, raffles, and testimonials from Planned Parenthood leadership, including Alexis McGill Johnson (CEO & President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America). Join here.

Museum of the American Revolution

Thursday, November 12th | 1:00PM-2:00PM

You’re invited on a guided, virtual tour of The Museum of the American Revolution. Join in to virtually stroll the museum’s core galleries, learning about the events of that tumultuous time through stories and artifacts left behind. Join here.

Virtual Drag Bingo

Friday, November 13th | 8:00PM-9:00PM

Part dance party, part friendly competition, Virtual Drag Bingo is the most fun you’ll have on a Friday night where Queen Vanity Ray will host 4 rounds of bingo. Join here.

Meditation for Motivation

Friday, November 13th | 10:00AM-11:00AM

Energy Management expert, Alissa Okrent, explains meditation’s role in stress reduction and how it can have far-reaching emotional benefits for your life. Join here.

Fix and Flip Property Tour

Saturday, November 14th | 11:00AM-12:00PM

Are you interested in learning how to do Fix and Flip, Fix and Hold, Fix and Rent? Attend this Online Property Tour for a walkthrough of 2 Project Properties in 2 Different States. Join here.

NJFW Fashion Show

Saturday, November 14th | 12:00PM

The event offers fashion shows, seminars, celebrity appearances while giving recognition to clothing and fashion exhibitors in America’s concourse. Tune in to see fashion from all over the world. Get tickets here.

Fall Into Wellness

Saturday, November 14th | 10:00AM- 11:30AM

Respiratory ailments abound in the Fall months. Now is the time to make sure that we are shifting to habits that strengthen our immune systems and keep things moving internally and externally. Join here.

America!: A Work in Progress

Saturday, November 14th | 10:00AM- 11:30AM

A three-day virtual event detailing the progress of No Dominion Theatre Co’s newest piece America! by Michael Joel. Read more here.

New Jersey Myths and Folklore

Saturday, November 14th | 1:00PM-2:00PM

Settle in your comfy chair and get ready to be entertained as a professional storyteller, Judy England-McCarthy, brings New Jersey’s myths, legends, and folklore to life. Read more here.

NJ Women Make History Book Talks

Saturday, November 14th | 4:00PM

Join to Discuss a novel by Amy Gilman Srebnick, The Mysterious Death of Mary Rogers. Join here.

Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern’s “Attachment”

Saturday, November 14th | 11:00AM-12:00PM

Please join this Saturday, November 14th, for a Zoom tour of Lisa Ficarelli-Halpern’s Solo exhibit: “Attachment.” New paintings, drawings, and installations. Read more here.

New Jersey Virtual College Fair

Saturday, November 14th | 10:00AM

Ready to start exploring which college is right for you? Join us for a virtual college fair, highlighting some of New Jersey’s top schools. Start exploring here.

NJ Women Make History Lecture Series

Sunday, November 15th | 4:00PM

Join a lecture on Eileen Lynch: Martha and Caroline Stevens and how they made history. Learn more here.

In-Person Events

Lightbridge Acadamy Enrollment

Opens November 7th | 7:00AM-6:30PM

Go to Lightbridge Academy or visit their website to register for your child’s early education and development. Read more here.

Combine Z Fitness Class

Thursday, November 12th | 7:00PM-8:00PM

No matter where you are in your fitness journey, first-timer vs. life-timer, Combine Z gets results by fine-tuning your athletic technique at Mama Johnson Field in Hoboken. Learn more here.

Corgi Gin & Dumbass Whiskey Double Distillery Tasting

Thursday, November 12th | 6:00PM- 8:00PM

Corgi Spirits in Jersey City will be hosting a gin tasting this Thursday with Dumbass Whiskey Distillery from Fairfield. Learn more here.

Corgi Spirits Friday Night Live

Friday, November 13th | 7:00PM-9:00PM

Join Corgi Spirits in Jersey City as they welcome world-class artists Regina Martin and Andy Parsons to perform eclectic pop, rock & soul songs. Learn more here.

902 Brewing Friday the 13th

Friday, November 13th | 7:00PM-10:00PM

Go to 902 Brewing in Jersey City for live music by the Jared Jones Band, food, and drinks. Read more here.

Zumba at Audubon Park

Saturday, November 14th | 8:00AM-9:00AM

Join the Philippine American Friendship Community in partnership with Jersey City Parks Coalition for outdoor Zumba in Audubon Park. RSVP here.

Little Hoboken Pop-Ups

Saturday, November 14th | 12:00PM-4:00PM

Little Hoboken, located at 702 Clinton Street in Hoboken, will be having a pop-up event with Cre8ive Crayonz and Hobokidz. Shop for gifts perfect for the holiday season. Learn more here.

GV Youth Bouldering Comp Series

Saturday, November 14th | 10:00AM-6:00PM

Join in The Gravity Vault’s first multi-location youth bouldering competition series. Climb your hardest to win the right to compete in the finals competition at the end of the series. Click here for more information.

4th Annual Hoboken Pizza Fest

Saturday, November 14th | 1:00PM-5:00PM

Walk around Hoboken and join in on a delicious Pizza Crawl. Try different pizzas from restaurants all over the city. Get your ticket here.

40 Mile NJ/ NYC Bike Ride

Sunday, November 15th | 5:30AM- 11:30AM

Get up bright and early for an NJ to NYC and back loop, including 8 cities, 6 parks, 4 bridges, 2 states in 40 miles. Meet in Riverfront Park, Newark, to join the ride. Read more here.

BattleCat Espresso Bar Tea Room

Sunday, November 15th | 10:00AM-6:00PM

This Sunday will be the BattleCat’s last secret tea room of the year. A delicious assortment of teas and sandwiches will be available in honor of Chef Floyd Cardo. Message here for more information.

Queens Drive-In: The Nightmare Before Christmas

Sunday, November 15th | 6:00PM- 9:30PM

Go to The New York Hall of Science located at 47-01 111th St Corona, NY, to watch The Nightmare Before Christmas at the Queens drive-in. Read more here.

Archive JC Story Sale

Sunday, November 15th | 12:00PM

In celebration of the upcoming holiday season, at noon on November 15, 15% of profits from @Archive_JC’s remaining collection will benefit @angelacaresinc. For each purchase made, Archive will donate an additional recyclable tote of goods that are distributed to those in need every Friday and Saturday by Angela Cares. Learn more about Archive JC here.

Hoboken Community Blood Drive

Monday, November 16th | 12:00PM- 6:00PM

Go to the Hoboken Multi Service Center at 124 Grand Street in Hoboken on Monday to donate blood to Vitalant NJ. Make an appointment here.

Kid-Focused Events

Toddler Story Time

Thursday, November 12th | 11:00AM-11:30AM 

Join the Hoboken Library for toddler storytime, live on Zoom. Register here.

Teen Minecraft Club

Thursday, November 12th | 4:00PM-5:00PM 

Come hang out in the Hoboken Library’s Minecraft Realm. Explore, build, and play games with other teens in their private server. Join here.

Cooks & Books

Friday, November 13th | 3:30PM-4:30PM 

Join the Hoboken Library for Cooks and Books with registered dietician Nathalia DeFigueiredo to read a short story and make delicious Turkey Pancakes. Join here.

Harvest Season Story Time

Friday, November 13th | 12:00PM-12:30PM 

Join the Hoboken Library live on their Facebook page for a special storytime about Harvest Season, and more specifically, the life of an acorn. Tune in live to find out more here.

Teen Maker Monday – DIY Stressballs

Monday, November 16th | All Day

Join the Hoboken Library for their teen craft of the month. This month they are making DIY Stressballs. Pick up a craft kit from the Library when it’s open, then follow along to our tutorial on their youtube page. Read more here.

Greater NJ/NY Events

Magic Of Lights

November 13th- January 2nd | Dusk- 11:00PM

Drive through a magical light show at PNC Arts Center in Holmdel, New Jersey. Get tickets here.

Stuff the Scarecrow Story Walk

Friday, November 13th | 10:00AM-11:00AM

Go to the Sussex-Wantage Library located at 69 Route 639 in Wantage, NJ, for a family-friendly story walk. Sign up here.

ViewPoints 2020

Friday and Saturday, November 13th and 14th | Friday 11-3, Saturday 12-3

Visit the Studio Montclair located at 127 Bloomfield Ave in Montclair, NJ. View art from numerous artists that are a part of their ViewParts 2020 exhibit. Read more here.

Bayshore Farmer’s Market

Saturday, November 14th | 9:00AM-1:00PM

This curated, year-round market spotlights produce, meats, seafood, sweet treats, and cheeses from all over New Jersey. Located at 727 N Beers St Holmdel, NJ. Read more here.

Partner Happenings

Lightbridge Academy Offers $500 Off Your First Month of Tuition

Early childhood education programs dot Hoboken’s streets, but local families are consistently scrambling to have their children accepted into the already-existing sites. Luckily for parents, Lightbridge Academy is opening a new location in uptown Hoboken at 1414 Willow Avenue, offering families a place to send their children for the safest care and a rigorous educational curriculum. The program is enrolling students in the Infant, Toddler, and Preschool classes. Families can receive $500 off the first month of tuition when they register a child at Lightbridge Academy and mention Hoboken Girl. Get started here.

Evolve Med Spa Offers 20% Off Your First Visit

Evolve Med Spa, located at 706 Grand Street in Hoboken, is quickly becoming more of a lifestyle brand by aiming to make face, body, and injectable services as easy and accessible as any other self-care routine — like getting your nails done. The mission of Evolve is to help every person feel comfortable in their own skin by creating individualized treatment plans and providing consistently natural-looking results. Enhancing those natural features just got easier because you can get 20% off your first visit when you mention Hoboken Girl.  Get started here.

100 House Exclusive Deal for HG Readers

Located at 100 Hoboken Avenue, 100 House features a collection of 137 stylishly appointed rental residences on Jersey City’s Hoboken border, a rising destination that has sprung to life in recent years with new highly-amenitized rental buildings, local restaurants, boutique shops, and surrounding greenery throughout amazing parks. For those set on relocating without the hassle of going too far, take advantage of a special offer developer BNE Real Estate Group is currently offering an exclusive deal to Hoboken Girl readers.  Please call the leasing office for details and mention Hoboken Girl. To get started, call 201-659-0095.

Upcoming Weekday Events

Miracle on Mercer

November 16th- December 31st | 10:00AM-6:00PM

Join in on this is a month and a half long holiday pop up full of festive cocktails and over the top decorations at 292 Barrow Street in Jersey City. Read more here.

Hoboken Community Blood Drive

Monday, November 16th | 12:00PM- 6:00PM

Go to the Hoboken Multi Service Center at 124 Grand Street in Hoboken on Monday to donate blood to Vitalant NJ. Make an appointment here.

Bright & Baby

Tuesday, November 17th | 7:00PM-8:30PM

Explore stages of labor, tools for each stage using movement, breath, and mindfulness, how partners can best support the birthing person, and thinking about your personal birth preferences for an empowered birth experience. Join here.

Breathwork Meditation with Urban Souls

Tuesday, November 17th | 7:00PM-8:15PM

In this workshop, we will learn how to use breathwork as an active meditation tool. Read more here.

“Powerful Women” Series

Wednesday, November 18th | 6:00PM-8:00PM

Meet award-winning Hoboken artist Brittany Vogel, view her “Powerful Women” Art series, and watch a live drawing demonstration. Learn more here.

Chamber Event – Business Networking

Wednesday, November 18th | 6:00PM-7:30PM

Join the Chamber of Commerce to rev your engines at their fast-paced networking event. Support one of their long-time members and a locally owned business while having fun. Read more here.

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All About The Hoboken Historical Museum

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Katie is a Jersey girl born and raised. Living in central New Jersey, she loves spending her summers on the shore. During the rest of the year, you can find her studying on campus at Stevens Institute of Technology where she is majoring in Marketing. Hoboken is now her home away from home and she can’t live without walks by the Hudson or spontaneous trips into New York City.