76 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend | April 21-27

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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 new farmers’ markets, virtual concerts, 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 21st – April 27th}.

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


Featured Events

The HDSID Summer/Autumn Farmers’ Market

Monday, April 26th – Monday, December 20th; Every Monday and Thursday from 4:00PM-8:00PM 

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The HDSID Summer/Autumn Farmers’ Market {Grove PATH Plaza} starts next Monday, April 26th, and will be at the Grove PATH Plaza every Monday and Thursday through December 20th from 4:00PM-8:00PM. With Covid precautions in place, and hand sanitizing stations set up throughout the plaza, customers will have the opportunity to safely shop at a variety of local vendors including Stony Hill Farms, Hoboken Farms, Cake Jars, JC Fish Stand, Vesco Foods + many more. Not to mention, customers also have the opportunity to preorder and pick up from select vendors. LEARN MORE HERE

Click here to learn more about the HDSID Summer/Autumn Farmers’ Market. 


Virtual Events

Community Poetry Showcase Hosted by The Jersey City Public Library

Now-Friday, April 30th | Showcase: Friday, May 7th

The Jersey City Free Public Library Community Poetry Showcase was created to give Jersey City’s creative voices a virtual platform. Whether or not you consider yourself a poet,  your words are welcome as the library builds this digital mosaic to celebrate National Poetry Month. The theme is: “What Community Means to Me”. The library is accepting submissions of poems as text, images, audio, or video. The final showcase will take place virtually on Friday, May 7. Sign up here.


Garden State Jazz Greats Series

Wednesday, April 21st | 6:30PM-7:30PM

Each month, jazz scholar Ben Young highlights and explores the majesty, style, and genius of New Jersey’s jazz greats. In this workshop, Ben will discuss each of these home state heroes’ lives and contributions, providing a musical and historical context. Register here.


Virtual Health + Hygiene Supply Drive

Now-Friday, April 30th

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Giving Digitized has set up a virtual cleaning supply drive for Jersey City nonprofits for the month of April. Any charity can join in for the virtual drive. Register here.


Free Community Knitting Virtual Class

Wednesday, April 21st | 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.


Virtual Drag Bingo

Wednesday, April 21st | 8:00PM-9:30PM

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. You can “pick your price” for the Virtual Drag Bingo Extravaganza Fundraiser. Purchase an initial bingo board for $25, $50, or $100. Art House encourages and appreciates a $100 donation for a board, but welcomes a $25 or $50 donation if that suits the budget better. Buy tickets here.


Organizing Happy Hour: De-clutter + Sell Your Home Faster

Thursday, April 22nd | 5:00PM

Join Space Composer for this interactive live segment to help you sell your home. You will learn the importance of presenting your home ‘the right way’ to potential buyers, and there will be a forum at the end of the segment for those with questions. Watch here.


From Cambodia to the Bronx: A Refugee Story Hosted by Saint Peter’s University

Thursday, April 22nd | 11:00AM-12:00PM

Join the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies for a conversation with Chhaya Chhoum, Executive Director of Mekong NYC. Chhoum was born in Cambodia during the fall of the Khmer Rouge Regime. After a refugee resettlement program abandoned her family in urban poverty, she began to organize her community in the Bronx against institutionalized oppression. Register here.


Domestic Violence Awareness Panel Hosted by Saint Peter’s University

Thursday, April 22nd | 12:00PM-1:00PM

Saint Peter’s University will be inviting guest speakers to speak on domestic violence awareness month. Register here.


Climate Scientists, Culture + Local Government: The Frontline of Combating Climate Change Hosted by Mana Contemporary

Thursday, April 22nd | 2:00PM-3:00PM

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. Moderated by Mana Group’s Chief of Staff, Theodore Ward, the panel includes Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop and many more. Register here.


Hoboken Historical Museum’s “Hoboken Talks”

Thursday, April 22nd | 7:00PM-8:00PM

Hoboken Talks

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.


Earth Day Film showcase from Thomas Edison Film Festival Presented by Hoboken Historical Museum

Thursday, April 22nd-Friday, April 30th | 8:00PM-9:00PM

The Hoboken Historical Museum and the Thomas Edison Film Festival pay tribute to Earth Day by presenting an on-demand streaming showcase of selected short films, including a conversation with award-winning documentary filmmaker Otto Bell. Learn more here.


Coffee & Conversation

Friday, April 23rd | 9:00AM-10:00AM

This Breakfast Club will be a conversation facilitated by President and CEO Maria Nieves from the Hudson County Chamber of Commerce. They’ll be giving away gift cards as part of their new Love Your Local Restaurant Relief Fund. Sign up here.


Resources for Jersey City + NJ Residents Hosted by Saint Peter’s University

Friday, April 23rd | 12:00PM

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Saint Peter’s University will host a virtual event to provide resources for Jersey City + NJ residents on April 23rd at noon.


Virtual Impossibilities with Eric Walton Hosted by Mile Square Theatre

Friday, April 23rd | 8:00PM

Virtual Impossibilities is Eric Walton’s fully interactive, online performance of mentalism. In this highly engaging virtual show, Eric presents many of the same astonishing feats of mentalism and mind-reading that have made him one of New York City’s top mentalists. Reserve tickets here.


Free Mental Health Talk on Zoom Presented by Lean In + Anchor Therapy

Saturday, April 24th | 11:30AM

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Courtney Glashow from Anchor Therapy in Hoboken will be talking about how to cope with life transitions ranging from getting married, having a baby, managing your own business, attending school, surviving a pandemic, and career transitions. Courtney will also be discussing CBT {Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy} techniques and how they can be useful. Register here.


Join JC Public Library’s LGBTQ+ Book Club

Saturday, April 24th | 4:00PM-5:00PM

Join the LGBTQ Book Club. All are welcomed, regardless of sexual orientation. The event will focus on reading books with LGBTQ+ characters, themes, and authors in a safe and inclusive space. Learn more here.


Virtual Event Series: Liminal Beings

Saturday, April 24th | 4:30PM-8:30PM

Join a virtual event series to kick off the launch of Liminal Beings, the inaugural exhibition by Socially Distant Art. They are hosting three events over the course of the afternoon and evening on Saturday, April 24th. Socially Distant Artists-in-Residence explores loneliness, social (dis)connection, solitude, and community bonds while expanding their own knowledge of digital accessibility practices. Learn more here.


Art History Virtual Trivia Night Hosted by Hermanitas Design

Saturday, April 24th | 6:00PM

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Come test out your art history knowledge with Hermanitas Design. Bring your friends and have cocktails ready to play and have a chance to win some prizes. Register here.


Main Street Pops Presents Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Saturday, April 24th + Sunday, April 25th

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Main Street Pops presents a virtual weekend of screenings of The 19th Annual Wild & Scenic Film Festival. During the weekend of April 24th and 25th, they will present two curated collections of beautiful and engaging independent short films that celebrate nature, address the challenges facing our earth and highlight the incredible people and communities that are making a difference. Register here.


Black Space Event Series Hosted by Jersey City Theater Center

Sunday, April 25th | 7:30PM

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The Jersey City Theater Center launched a new talk series, Black Space, an ongoing series of intimate and candid conversations exploring the experiences of black artists in the world today. The talks are led by Ashley Nicole Baptiste, JCTC’s Associate Artistic Director. Tune in 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. 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. Tickets are free. Reserve tickets here.


In-Person Events

Learn How to Play Chess at Play Hoboken

Wednesday, April 21st | 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. Learn more here.


Finders Keepers Boutique Grand Opening

Thursday, April 22nd | 12:00PM-9:00PM 

You’ll find a sustainable fashion line, live vinyl sets, vegan munchies, local art, and a spicy giveaway. The event is located at 561 Hudson Avenue in Weehawken. Learn more here.


Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmer’s Market

Thursday, April 22nd | 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.


Italian Wine Dinner at The Rooftop at Exchange Place

Thursday, April 22nd | Reception + Dinner | 6:30PM + 7:00PM

Head over to Hyatt House Rooftop at Exchange Place for an Italianesque night. Enjoy five courses + wine pairings inspired by the flavors of Italy. Sign up here.


Trivia Night at Corgi Spirits

Thursday, April 22nd | 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.


Trivia Thursdays at House of ‘Que

Thursday, April 22nd | 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.


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

Friday, April 23rd | 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.


Girls Night Out Hosted by Elevate Pilates

Friday, April 23rd | 5:00PM-6:00PM

Elevate Pilates will host its first-ever Girls Night session on Friday, April 23rd at 5PM with good friends and founders of Brooke + Bel, Brooke, and Sam. Join in-studio for this intimate evening. Sign up here.


Country Night at House of ‘Que

Friday, April 23rd | 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.


Live in the Lounge at Battello

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. Learn more here.


Earth Day Fair at Lincoln Park

Saturday, April 24th | 11:00AM-3:00PM

Hudson County celebrates Earth Day with an Earth Day Fair at Lincoln Park on Saturday, April 24th at 11:00AM-3:00PM. Learn more here.


Mother Earth Market

Saturday, April 24th | 1:00PM-7:00PM

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Celebrate Earth Day at this Mother Earth Market with Xtina’s Vintage & Variety on Saturday, April 24th at 1:00PM-7:00PM. Learn more here.


Implied Scale Community Celebration Hosted by Mana Contemporary

Saturday, April 24th | On view now April 24th-July 28th | 11:00AM-5:00PM

Join Mana Contemporary for a day of socially distanced public programs. Experience the newly opened exhibition, Implied Scale: Confronting the Enormity of Climate Changeand participate in engaging activities to expand your connection to art, climate change, and the environment. RSVP here.


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

Saturday, April 24th | 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 the schedule + menu here.


Live Music at Corgi Spirits

Saturday, April 24th | 7:00PM-10:00PM

Head over to Corgi Spirits, located at 1 Distillery Drive, for some live music. Blues, rock, alternative, R&B, country, funk, and nu-metal all become ingredients for Forget the Whale’s veritable witches’ brew. Sign up here.


Jersey City Neighborhood Cleanup

Saturday, April 24th  + Sunday, April 25th | 10:00AM-1:00PM

Volunteer to clean up parts of Jersey City at one of the 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 24th  + Sunday, April 25th | 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.


Pop-Up Shop at Light Rail Cafe

Saturday, April 24th | 2:00PM-8:00PM 

Head over to Light Rail Cafe for a pop-up shop. Light Rail Cafe is located at 237 Randolph Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.


The Pop-Up Collective

Sunday, April 25th | 1:00PM-5:00PM

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Join The Pop-Up Collective on Saturday, April 25th from 1:00PM to 5:00PM and shop from over 15 vendors.


Urban Souls’ Dynamic Strength + Flexibility for Spinal Mobility Workshop

Sunday, April 25th | 4:00PM-6:00PM

Join Urban Souls for this workshop where you will spend two hours practicing yoga asanas systematically increasing mobility along the spine, and in turn, creating flexibility with those complimentary muscle groups. This workshop is available virtually and in-person. Register 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

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. Learn more here.


“Storytellers” Exhibit

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

Now – April 30th

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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. 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. 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 22nd, Friday, April 23rd, + Tuesday, April 27th | 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. Learn more here.


Liberty Science Center’s Junior Days

Thursday, April 22nd + Friday, April 23rd

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LSC’s Junior Days celebrates kids six and under every Thursday and Friday. Masks are required. Learn more 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. 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 24th | Multiple Times Available

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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 advance. The Branch Brook Park Roller Skating Rink is located at 7th Avenue in Newark. Sign up here.


Latinx Abstract Art Exhibition

Now – 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.


Upcoming Weekday Events

Hudson County TruMarketing Virtual Event

Monday, April 26th | 12:00PM

Join this virtual visitor’s guide presentation of Hudson County. Discover all the fun secrets and hidden gems of this great, local getaway including a lovely introduction to the spectacular Liberty Science Center. Sign up here.


Hoboken Community Development Block Grant Program

Monday, April 26th | 4:00PM

The City of Hoboken will accept applications for the Community Development Block Grant Program to provide funding to eligible programs and projects sponsored by public agencies or not-for-profit organizations. Register here.


NJ Tri-County CycleNation

Monday, April 26th-May 26th

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The American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, is hosting CycleNation to raise awareness + funds to change the statistics. The digital experience will take place during May, American Stroke Month, where participants can ride solo or create a team to “rack up their miles”. Learn more here.


Words and Poetry: Jersey City Event Honoring National Poetry Month

Tuesday, April 27th | 7:00PM-9:00PM

Words and Poetry introduces an opportunity to give voice to your words in Spanish or English. The workshop will feature Carmen Victorious, Wendelin, and RescuePoetix, and topics will touch on the importance of expressing your art in the 2nd most spoken language in Jersey City: Spanish. Sign up here.


Read Hebrew in 6 Lessons

Tuesday, April 27th-June 1st | 7:30PM

Join an interactive 6-part Hebrew reading online course. Using timeless learning methods with contemporary psychology, this course is guaranteed to be effective in only six sessions. 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. 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 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 rollerskating}, or typing away on her laptop, you can catch her running along the waterfront listening to the Red Hot Chili Peppers or exploring NYC galleries.