69 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | April 14-20

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Whether you’re heading out or staying in — this week’s Hoboken + Jersey City {and beyond} events guide has got you covered with kid-friendly events, virtual + in-person 5ks, and many more events happening. Check out this list of all the virtual and in-person events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this weekend {April 14th – April 20th}.

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


Featured Events


My Hoboken Home’s Open House Event

Saturday, April 17th from 11:30AM-2:30PM and Sunday, April 18th from 1:00PM-3:30PM | BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT NOW
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This Saturday from 11:30AM-2:30PM and Sunday from 1:00PM-3:30PM, Josh Royko of Elite Realtors of New Jersey and My Hoboken Home {Based in Hoboken} is hosting an open house for his new listing at 128 Bright Street, #101 in Jersey City. This beautifully updated two-bedroom/two-bathroom duplex condo features two incredible outdoor spaces and is just moments from Van Vorst Park and the Grove Street PATH Station. All interested parties will be able to meet Josh and learn more about his incredible 50% buyer’s rebate program for buyer’s and low commission rates for sellers. Make sure you let him know Hoboken Girl sent you.

Click here to book your appointment for the open house and click here to learn more about My Hoboken Home.

Genesis Training’s 10-Week Beach Peach Program

Saturday, April 24th – Saturday, July 3rd | RESERVE YOUR SPOT AND REGISTER NOW 

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Next Saturday, Genesis Training {189 Brunswick Street, Floor 2; Jersey City} is starting their 10-week semi-private Beach Peach Program which includes 3-hour sessions per week in small groups of up to 4 people at Micro Gym Studios {189 Brunswick Street, Jersey City}. With only 16 spots available, you will not only be able to work out in a sanitized and state-of-the-art private luxury studio but you will also receive your own personalized game plan and transformation specialist. Not to mention, a spot in the Beach Peach Program is currently 50% off for just $1,500 and includes an on-demand private training app, an accountability coach, progress tracking, group challenges, and FREE swag and prizes. Be sure to let them know Hoboken Girl sent you. 

Click here to reserve and register your spot today for the 10-Week Beach Peach Program and click here to learn more about Genesis Training.


Triplemint’s State of the Market Live Event

Monday, April 19th from 12:00PM-12:30PM | REGISTER NOW

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Join Triplemint’s Hudson County Broker of Record Natalie Miniard and salesperson Jim McCarten for a live state of the market discussion on Monday April 19th from 12:00PM-12:30 PM. The Triplemint team will offer expert commentary and context on what to expect in the Hudson County real estate market in the coming months with a Q&A at the end of the discussion.

Click here to register for the live event and learn more about Triplemint. 


Virtual Events Happening April 14th-April 20th


True Mentors Anti-Racism for Volunteers Workshop

Wednesday, April 14th | 6:30PM-8:30PM

Join True Mentors’ Anti-Racism Discussion. This free five-workshop Series led by, Alexis Jemal, J.D., LCSW, LCADC, PhD and Karen Gaffney, PhD, will provide safe, open, expert-lead discussions on numerous myths at the heart of systemic racism and unconscious bias. Register here.


Free Community Knitting Virtual Class

Wednesday, April 14th | 7:00PM-9:00PM

Join a free community knitting virtual class every Wednesday from 7:00PM to 9:00PM. All fiber crafts are welcome. Register here.


Hoboken Historical Museum’s “Hoboken Talks”

Thursday, April 14th | 7:00PM-8:00PM

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The Hoboken Historical Museum has launched a new live-streamed program called Hoboken Talks and will host them every Thursday at 7:00PM. The weekly talks will be streamed live on Youtube, Facebook, and Twitter and will feature numerous different guests from all walks of life including realtors, volunteers, photographers, writers, editors, and more. Learn more here.


BbC x Alexa Martin Virtual Watercolor Workshop

Thursday, April 15th | 6:00PM-7:30PM

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Join artist Alexa Martin of @alexamartindesigns in a fun watercolor workshop via Zoom. The tickets are donation-based to benefit the Visual Arts Center of NJ in Summit. All experience levels are welcome. Register here.


Current Effects Virtual Panel Hosted by Mana Contemporary

Thursday, April 15th | 6:00PM-7:00PM

Throughout the run of Implied Scale: Confronting the Enormity of Climate Change, Mana Contemporary will host a series of virtual panels and conversations by these and other artists, along with scientists, environmental activists, and public officials. This is a discussion on the effects of climate change on existing ecosystems and how artists and scientists help make viewers aware of their larger, more holistic connection to the world. Register here.


Comedy for a Cause Hosted by WomenRising

Friday, April 16th  | 8:00PM-10:00PM

Join Thou Shall Laugh and Deidra Viney for a fun-filled evening of comedy and laughter the whole family can enjoy. All proceeds will benefit WomenRising’s mission to assist women and families to achieve self-sufficiency and to live safe, productive, and fulfilling lives. Register here.


Virtual Drag Bingo

Friday, April 16th  | 8:00PM

Join a virtual drag bingo on Zoom for $12 to win some cash and gift-card prizes! The event is hosted by Vanity Ray and Art House Productions. Buy tickets here.


Jersey City Writers | A Crash Course in Characters

Saturday, April 17th | 1:00PM

On Saturday, April 17th at 1:00PM, the Jersey City Writers will hold a Crash Course in Characters. This three-hour webinar covers everything a fiction writer needs to know about creating, describing, and developing the element at the heart of every good story: characters. Register here.


To Forgive is Divine: Guided Meditation and Journaling Workshop

Saturday, April 17th | 4:00PM

In this 90 minute online workshop, you will begin with a guided meditation designed to soothe, calm, center and ground as you receive stress and anxiety relief with the StressBusters Guided Meditation. Register here.


Back To The 80s Trivia with The Hoboken Shelter

Saturday, April 17th | 8:00PM

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To kick off National Volunteer Week, the Hoboken Shelter hosts an 80s trivia party on Saturday, April 17th at 8PM. Please RSVP to receive the Zoom link for the event. The event is free to join and donations are welcome and appreciated! Trivia will consist of three rounds and feature a couple of guest speakers! The Hoboken Shelter will celebrate National Volunteer Week: April 18th – 24th. Volunteers serve a critical role at Shelter, from serving & making meals, helping with events, to holding positions on the board. The need for volunteers is constant and remains critical during the health crisis. The Shelter has a wide variety of virtual volunteer activities,  proving that there is no limit to how you can help.  Register here.


Little City Books Presents: A Conversation with Author Kate DiCamillo  

Monday, April 19th | 10:00AM

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Join Little City Books in a virtual conversation about Flora & Ulysses, the book and the movie, with beloved children’s book author Kate DiCamillo and local Hoboken student and star of Disney’s recent Flora & Ulysses movie, Matilda Lawler. Email Little City Books to reserve your spot here.


A Pandemic Before The Pandemic: Domestic Violence An Educational Event Hosted By Hudson Pride

Monday, April 19th | 7:00PM

In an effort to Promote Awareness and Prevention of Domestic Violence during COVID-19, you will hear from the founder of Domestic Violence Wears Many Tags Queen Afi. Providing participants with foundational knowledge on the dynamics of domestic violence, statistics, red flags warning signs, types of abuse, why survivors stay, and provide a list of resources and services offered in the community. Register here.


Run Toward a Better Future Virtual 5k or 1 Mile Run/Walk

Now-Sunday, April 25th

Complete a virtual 5k or 1-mile walk/run to support Waves of Education. With your help, they hope to raise at least $30,000 which will be put toward building a primary school in central Uganda. Sign up here.


Autism Awareness Month Virtual 5K

Now-Saturday, April 30th

This virtual 5K is to raise money for Carousel Connections, an organization that aims to support individuals with ASD and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities as valued and contributing friends, colleagues, and neighbors. Anytime during the month of April take a photo of yourself walking/running/getting outside in your Autism Awareness t-shirt and post it on their Facebook page. 100% of proceeds will go directly to Carousel Connections. Register here.


Virtual Gallery of Forty-Eight Views of Brownstone Brooklyn

Now-Friday, April 30th

Enjoy a virtual gallery of Forty-Eight Views of Brownstone Brooklyn by artist Jim Fischer. Learn more here.


Dylan’s Dinosaur Stomp Virtual 5k To Benefit the Dylan Flinchum “Rock On” Foundation

Now-Saturday, May 8th

Celebrating 10 years of “Stomping” out MLD {Metachromatic leukodystrophy}, The Rock On Foundation is hosting a virtual 5K event. All runners, walkers, skippers, joggers are welcome to attend. Register here.


Open Call for Artists: Creativity Corner Hosted By The Hoboken Public Library

Ongoing | 2:00PM-3:00PM

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Showcase your artwork, poetry, and designs on The Hoboken Public Library’s social media pages. Learn more here.


The Playbill Gallery {A Love Story} New Podcast Play by Mile Square Theatre

Mile Square Theatre premieres their first podcast play, written and performed by MST playwright-in-residence, Joseph Gallo. With our theatrical spaces shuttered, this bittersweet homage to a lifetime of theatre-going taps into the current longing that every theatre-goer and every theatre-maker is experiencing. This event is part of the Alliance’s Stages Festival, the state’s largest annual theatre festival, which provides free and discounted theatre events for all ages throughout the months of March, April, and May. Tickets are free. Reserve tickets here.


In-Person Events


Learn How to Play Chess at Play Hoboken

Wednesday, April 14th | 6:00PM

Learn how to play chess every Wednesday at Play Hoboken! The adult social chess night from 6-10PM is for all levels and basic instruction is available from 6-7PM. Food and beverages are available for purchase and it is a BYOB facility if anyone wishes to bring beer or wine. Play Hoboken is located at 1012 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmer’s Market

Thursday, April 15th | 4:00PM-6:00PM 

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The HDSID farmer’s market happens every Thursday, 4:00PM – 6:00PM, now until April 22nd, 2021. Patrons can shop for local produce, organic soaps, sweets, and more. Learn more here.


Trivia Thursdays at House of ‘Que

Thursday, April 15th | 7:00PM-9:30PM

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Head over to House of ‘Que for Trivia Thursdays where you can win prizes, gift cards, and more. Learn more here.


Country Night at House of ‘Que

Friday, April 15th | 5:00PM-10:00PM

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Head over to House of ‘Que for Country Night on Fridays, music by DJ Big Country. Learn more here.


Burlesque at The Sinatra Room

Thursday, April 15 | 7:00PM + 9:00PM

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Head over to The Sinatra Room, a speakeasy inside of Monroe’s, located at 36-42 Newark Street in Hoboken, to enjoy a burlesque show. Learn more here.


Trivia Night at Corgi Spirits

Thursday, April 15 | 7:00PM-9:30PM

Head over to Corgi Spirits, located at 1 Distillery Drive, for trivia night. Enjoy three Rounds of trivia fueled by Corgi’s hand-crafted cocktails. Plenty of prizes and a final bonus round with an extra fun twist. Sign up here.


Soft Opening for The Green Room

Friday, April 16th | 11:00AM-10:00PM

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Join The Green Room for their soft opening on Friday, April 16th from 11:00AM-10:00PM. Get a free CBD joint for visiting. Learn more here.


Food Truck Fridays: La Coqueta Mexican Food Truck at Corgi Spirits

Friday, April 16th | 5:00PM-9:00PM

Head over to Corgi Spirits, located at 1 Distillery Drive, for some delicious grub from La Coqueta Mexican food truck every Friday. See the schedule + menu here.


Live in the Lounge at Battello

Friday, April 16th + Friday, April 23rd | 6:00PM + 8:00PM

Each week, Battello will host a live, 90-minute performance from a local musician and a curated wine-paired dinner. There will be two seatings, 6:00PM + 8:00PM, with each seating limited to 40 guests to ensure safety and social distancing guidelines. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Battello is located at 502 Washington Boulevard in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Live Music at Monroe’s

Friday, April 16th | 7:00PM-10:00PM

Head over to Monroe’s, located at 36-42 Newark Street in Hoboken, to enjoy some live music on Friday, April 16th featuring Amanda Lyons. Learn more here.


Old School Drive-in Movie Night Series: The Outsiders

Friday, April 16th | 8:15PM

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Head over to 107 Morgan Street in Jersey City on Friday, April 16th to enjoy an Old School drive-in movie night to watch The Outsiders. Make sure to purchase quickly as tickets sell out fast, and the link will not work once the limit {50} has been reached. Buy tickets here.


Urban Souls’ 2 Year Anniversary Open House

Friday, April 16th, Saturday, April 17th + Sunday, April 18th | Multiple times

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Join Urban Souls for their 2nd Anniversary open house! Multiple times are available on the site for free classes, community events and more. Urban Souls is located at 100 Hudson Street, 4th Floor {enter on First Street} in Hoboken. Register here.


Pre-Mother’s Day Pop-Up Marketplace

Saturday, April 17th | 12:00PM-4:00PM

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Head over to 7th & Jackson Street in Hoboken on Saturday, April 17th at 12:00PM for a pre-Mother’s Day pop-up. Moms get free flowers + candy at the entrance!


The Pupper Cup Doggy Ice Cream Pop-Up Scoop Shop at Cornerstone Pets

Saturday, April 17th | 12:00PM-4:00PM

Head over to 105 9th Street in Hoboken on Saturday, April 17th at 12:00PM for a Doggy Ice Cream pop-up. The Pupper Cup Pop-Up Scoop Shop will be serving up doggy ice cream at Cornerstone Pets. Visit the cart, sample flavors and order a scoop – paws on the counter are highly encouraged! Learn more here.


Featured Artworks: Transatlantico at Mana Contemporary

Now-Saturday, April 17th | 10:00AM-6:00PM

Transatlantico, curated by Edoardo Monti, is a collaboration between the dynamic artist communities of Mana Contemporary and the Palazzo Monti residency program. Both organizations support artists at all stages in their careers, offering inspiration and forging new relationships. To schedule an appointment Monday–Friday, between 10:00AM and 6:00PM, please email your preferred time and date to rsvp@manacontemporary.com. Learn more here.


Pacific Flea Spring 2021

Saturday, April 17th | 11:00AM-5:00PM 

Located in the Bergen-Lafayette section of Jersey City, the Pacific Flea market boasts a unique shopping experience featuring fine craft, antique and vintage items, live music, curated art shows, outdoor street art, and rotating food trucks. Pacific Flea is located at 149 Pacific Avenue in JC. Learn more here.


Parent + Child Classes in April

Saturday, April 17th | 11:00AM-11:45AM

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Take a class at Kennedy Dancers for parents + kids in April. Register here.


Food Truck Saturday: Angry Archie’s Food Truck at Corgi Spirits

Saturday, April 17th | 2:30PM-9:00PM

Head over to Corgi Spirits, located at 1 Distillery Drive, for some delicious grub from Angry Archie’s food truck. See their schedule + menu here.


Corgi Comedy Club at Corgi Spirits

Saturday, April 17th | 7:00PM-10:00PM

Head over to Corgi Spirits, located at 1 Distillery Drive, for a comedy night. See a hilarious line-up of comedians from New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and more. Sign up here.


Jersey City Neighborhood Cleanup

Saturday, April 17th + Sunday, April 18th | 10:00AM-1:00PM

Volunteer to clean up parts of Jersey City at one of their next cleanup dates. The meetup spots will change each weekend. Please verify the meetup location when signing up. Sign up here.


Weekend Jazz at The Cottage

Saturday, April 17th  + Sunday, April 18th | 10:30AM-2:30PM

Head over to The Cottage for some jazz every Sunday. The Cottage is located at 136 Monticello Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Brunch For Kids With Autism at Hard Grove Restaurant

Sunday, April 18th | 12:00PM-2:30PM

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Hard Grove Restaurant will host a brunch for kids with autism on Sunday, April 18th from 12:00PM to 2:30PM. Hard Grove is located at 284 1st Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Main Street Pops’ Outdoor Artisan Market

Sunday, April 18th | Every 3rd Sunday thru December 19th | 11:00AM-4:00PM

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Main Street Pops hosts their monthly outdoor Artisan Market this weekend. Local vendors and artists will have tables set up. The market will be located under the 14th Street Viaduct in Hoboken. Learn more here.


Beyond Rubik’s Cube at Liberty Science Center

Now-Monday, April 19th

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After years on a worldwide tour, Beyond Rubik’s Cube has returned to the LSC. Beyond Rubik’s Cube is the world’s first museum exhibition all about the Rubik’s Cube puzzle. Experience games, puzzles, history, art, and engineering, all inspired by Ernő Rubik’s best-selling masterpiece. Learn more here.


The Hidden Faces of Hoboken Exhibit

On Display Now-Sunday, April 25th 

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Head over to Hoboken Historical Museum to see their new photography exhibit: The Hidden Faces of Hoboken. Artist and graphic designer McKevin Shaughnessy ‘s project blossomed into an attempt to catalog every “hidden face” he could spot from the sidewalk. Check the museum’s Instagram page to try to win the contest connected to this exhibit. Sign up here.


WALK-BYE: agency Group-Show Exhibit

Now-Friday, April 30th | 4:00PM

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The WALK-BYE: agency group show is at the Five Corners Library, 678 Newark Avenue in Jersey City in partnership with the Jersey City Public Library.  Learn more here.


Main Street Pops Gallery’s New Rome Art Series at Pilsener Haus + Biergarten

On display now-Friday, April 30th

Head over to Pilsener Haus for Main Street Pops Gallery’s New Rome Art Series by Fabio Esteban. New Rome is a merging of art and science, a counterbalance between the past and the present, it is a deconstruction of memory and identity and a creative response to the notion of perfection, as in a perfect society, how we view ourselves and our history. Pilsener Haus is located at 1422 Grand Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.


“Storytellers” Exhibit

On display now-Friday, April 30th

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Tune in to the opening reception of “Storytellers” from the comfort of your home through Zoom. The exhibit features artwork from Art Fair 14C artists and will be on display until Friday, April 30th at The Hamilton Condominiums at 232 Pavonia Avenue in Jersey City. Watch here.


Hartshorn Portraiture Photo Shoots to Support The Hoboken Food Pantry

Month of April 

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Sign up for a photoshoot with Hartshorn Portraiture to support The Hoboken Food Pantry. One of Hartshorn Portraiture’s biggest passions in life is giving back to the community that they love so much. Join them for a session amongst the cherry blossoms in Liberty State Park, where your entire $275 session fee is donated directly to the Hoboken Food Pantry. Email jennifer@hartshornportraiture.com, or call the studio 201.610.1199 to book. Sign up here.


Guttenberg Arts Gallery’s MADE HERE: Winter 2021 Group Show

Now-Sunday, May 2nd

Guttenberg Arts Gallery is hosting an event called MADE HERE: Winter 2021 a group show of the Winter Artists in Residence; Jared Deery, Pablo Garcia Lopez, and Linda Mead. Patrons can schedule their visit or view the virtual gallery on the website. Guttenberg Arts Gallery is located at 6903 Jackson Street in Guttenberg. Learn more here.


SMUSH Gallery’s Exile in Orange Exhibit: Visual art by Buttered Roll

Now-Sunday, May 9th

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Exile In Orange is the story of a stranger fated to wander through liminal space in search of signs of authenticity. The series of work presented here is meant, in some sense, to be read as a historical record, a map into the past which, one faithful day, may lead toward home. SMUSH Gallery is located at 340 Summit Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Dance + Drum Classes with Segunda Quimbamba

Now-Sunday, June 6th | 2:00PM + 3:00PM

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Join Segunda Quimbamba for in/person or virtual drum + dance classes on Sundays. Segunda Quimbamba is a Jersey City-based percussion and dance ensemble that performs authentic Bomba and Plena, the drum music of Puerto Rico. The event is located at 329 Warren Street in Jersey City. Sign up here.


Flora + Fauna Exhibition Featuring Jersey City Art Teachers

Now-June 2021

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SILVERMAN and The Majestic Theatre Condominium Association Present: Flora + Fauna featuring Jersey City Art Teachers. The artwork can be viewed in the lobby of The Majestic Theatre Condominium located at 222 Montgomery Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Swimming in Jersey City

Ongoing

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Do some laps at Pershing Field’s Aquatic Center in Jersey City. Learn more here.


Kid-Friendly Events

Kids Art Classes at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, April 15th + Friday, April 16th | 11:00AM-2:00PM

Kids are welcome to enjoy some painting at the museum. Supplies provided on a first-come, first-served basis. Children must be accompanied by adults. Masks are required. More details can be found here.


Liberty Science Center’s Junior Days

Thursday, April 15th + Friday, April 17th 

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LSC’s Junior Days celebrates kids six and under every Thursday and Friday. Masks are required. Learn more here.


Barnes + Noble Saturday Storytime

Saturday, April 17th | 11:00AM

Barnes + Noble welcomes you and your family to Saturday morning fun to celebrate the 90th anniversary of The Little Engine That Could. Each week, B+N features a different picture book for Saturday Storytime. Register here.


Liberty Science Center’s Wild About Animals Exhibit

Now-Sunday, May 9th

Head over to the Liberty Science Center to see their newest exhibit: “Wild About Animals” Celebration. Bring your family or group and experience the ultimate springtime adventure. Step inside the Butterfly House, where live butterflies flutter among some of their favorite flowering plants. Compare your strength, balance, and jumping skills with wild creatures in the Safari Challenge, and so much more. Learn more here.


Liberty Science Center’s Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit

Now-Sunday, May 9th

Head over to the Liberty Science Center to see their newest exhibit: “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit”. The exhibit is based on the PBS Kids series which follows the adventures of Daniel Tiger and his friends through immersive activities. The exhibit is for kids two to six-years-old. Learn more here.


View our Montclair Girl Events Guide for the Weekend

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Greater NJ/NY Events


Family Roller Skating at Branch Brook Park

Saturday, April 17th | 7:00PM-10:00PM

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Head over to Branch Brook Park for some family roller skating every week. Open to all ages. Tickets must be purchased in advanced. The Branch Brook Park Roller Skating Rink is located at 7th Avenue in Newark. Sign up here.


Latinx Abstract Art Exhibition

Mow-Sunday, May 2nd

Latinx Abstract is a groundbreaking exhibition, focusing on the work of ten contemporary artists who work with varied media and approaches, and are united by their dedication to abstract languages. Latinx Abstract can be seen at BRIC House located at 647 Fulton Street in Brooklyn. Learn more here.


Cherry Blossom Photo Session in Central Park

Now-Sunday, May 12th | 8:00AM-6:00PM

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Book a Cherry Blossom Photo Session in Central Park with Nabi Photography. Sessions run from 8AM-6PM on weekdays + weekends. The Central Park shoot will be located at 200 East, 72nd Street in Manhattan. Sign up here.


Transcend: TGNCNB Youth Workshop

Now-Tuesday, June 15th | 4:00PM-5:00PM

This is a safe space to learn, grow, explore and have fun together with other young people {ages 13-24} who identify as transgender, gender-nonconforming or non-binary. Tickets are free. Sign up here.


Ways to Give Back Locally

Hoboken Food Pantry

The Hoboken Food Pantry is always accepting individual donations including through their Wish List. Contactless donations can be made through The Food Pantry’s Amazon Wish List. Items ordered on The Wish List will be sent directly to The Food Pantry. Nearly 25% of the Hoboken Community relies on the help of the Hoboken Food Pantry, which is a part of the Hoboken Community Center. Its pantry is only stocked and distributed through the support of the community. Learn more here.


Hoboken Family Alliance

One of the oldest non-profits in Hoboken, the Hoboken Family Alliance is a resource for children and families in the Mile Square. HFA typically puts on various events and provides opportunities for children to learn and play in a safe environment while providing families with various needs necessary resources. HFA has several opportunities for volunteering through its committees and sub-committees such as marketing, special needs, fundraising, and more. Learn more here.


The Hoboken Shelter 

The Hoboken Shelter hosts 50 guests nightly and serves more than 1,000 meals throughout the week. As a full-service community partner, the Hoboken Shelter is a necessary resource within the neighborhood. The Shelter is always in need of donations and support to help keep its doors open and welcoming to its guests. To support, take a look at the list of 19 ways to support The Shelter during COVID-19 here. This list is inclusive of tasks like donating some of the most needed items like toiletries, coffee, sugar, milk, hand sanitizer, cleaning supplies, and paper products. For more information, visit The Hoboken Shelter. Learn more here.


Hudson County American Red Cross 

The American Red Cross has been ready to respond in times of disaster for decades—and the COVID-19 crisis is no different. More than ever, the American Red Cross is in need of volunteers to help us all get through this time together. While they have tons of different opportunities, the opportunity they are naming “most urgent” in the North Jersey area is as a Volunteer Driver. Drivers are needed to safely transport lifesaving blood from local blood drives to hospitals. Learn more here.


The Community Food Bank of New Jersey

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey, a member of Feeding America®, is the leading anti-hunger and anti-poverty organization in the state. What started as a modest enterprise in the back of our founder Kathleen DiChiara’s station wagon in downtown Newark in 1975, became an incorporated non-profit in 1982 and has grown to two warehouse facilities in Hillside and Egg Harbor Township, the combined size of five football fields. Learn more here.


Partner Happenings

The Women Behind EXCEL PT in Hudson County + An Exclusive Hoboken Girl Offer

Excel Physical Therapy in Jersey City and Hoboken helps patients move beyond physical injuries and live their life without restrictions. EXCEL’s goal is to provide a trusted resource and staff to help improve the lives of the residents of Hoboken and Jersey City, in addition to differentiating themselves from other PT providers with their one-on-one, specialized care.

Exclusive Offer: New patients can receive a private consultation and a complimentary cupping session when you mention Hoboken Girl. This offer does not have an expiration date. Email  info@exceltherapy.com for more info.


Contemporary Boutique Living at The Agnes in Jersey City  

The Agnes, a new collection of 145 stylish residences complemented by thoughtfully designed amenities and unique programming, has launched its much-anticipated leasing program on  Jersey City’s west side. From designer finishes to all important work-from-home spaces, the mix of studio, one- and two-bedroom homes at The Agnes were designed with the needs of today’s renter in mind.  Monthly rents for the new residences at The Agnes start at $1,404, with grand opening incentives including up to four months free for a limited time. Immediate occupancy is available. For more information on The Agnes, please call 201-656-1200 or visit the website.

Exclusive Limited-Time Offer: Don’t forget to mention ‘Hoboken Girl’ to the leasing agent at The Agnes to receive an exclusive, one-time $250 rent incentive on your new apartment. Please call 201-656-1200 for details on this limited-time offer.


Avora: Luxury Living at Port Imperial in Weehawken

One exquisite community, Avora, located at 800 Avenue at Port Imperial in Weehawken, offers residents an unprecedented lifestyle, encompassed by beautiful parks, waterfront promenade, and everyday conveniences —making it a no-brainer for homebuyers looking to settle on the Gold Coast. After a flurry of recent sales, Avora is nearly sold out, and the momentum is expected to continue into the spring. The resort-inspired amenities include a contemporary lounge which is perfect for a quiet space to read or work, a children’s playroom to extend the play space of your home, and the fitness center means you have all the essentials right at your fingertips. 

Exclusive Offer: Don’t forget that as a new homebuyer at Avora, mention Hoboken Girl to receive two years credit of HOA fees at closing, through June 30th, 2021. Interested buyers can contact the sales gallery at 201-223-1168 for more information on this offer.


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Yarleen is a lovable Leo and a proud Jersey girl with Cuban roots. She’s an actor and freelance writer with an affinity for poetry, astrology, and fried plantains. Born in Jersey City and raised in West New York, where she currently resides, this Hudson county native can usually be found with an Americano in hand, or any caffeinated beverage really. A St. Peter’s University alum with a degree in Communication and Media Culture, Yarleen was News Editor of her college newspaper, while also reporting for the Hudson Reporter and The Jersey Journal. When she’s not on stage, enjoying a new hobby {currently rollerblading}, or typing away at her laptop, you can catch her running along the waterfront listening to the Red Hot Chili Peppers or exploring NYC galleries.