92 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {Mar 10-16}

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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 St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, new art shows, wellness promotions, and much more happening. Check out this list of all the virtual and in-person events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this weekend {March 10th – March 16th}.

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

Featured Events

Studio 17 Cosmetic & Wellness’ Exclusive HG Promotion

Available Now | BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT NOW

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Studio 17 Cosmetics & Wellness {601 9th Street, Hoboken} offers customized skin treatment programs for all their patients. Both Dr. Briza and Medical Aesthetician Grace Sibilia focus on making their patients not only look but feel younger. With an extensive list of services, you can book anything from Botox®, fillers, AquaGold™, and Ultherapy™ to microneedling, chemical peels, customized/holistic facials, and baby bump facials. Plus, when new clients mention ‘Hoboken Girl’ when booking your appointment with Grace, you can receive a complimentary natural fruit enzyme peel {worth $50} with any treatment.

Click here to book your appointment and learn more about Studio 17 Cosmetics & Wellness.

Triplemint’s Free Live Panel on Design Tips to Maximize Your Return on Your Investment

Tuesday, March 16th from 12:00PM-1:00PM | REGISTER NOW

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Next Tuesday on March 16th from 12:00PM-1:00PM, Triplemint {331 Washington Street, Hoboken} is hosting a free, live virtual panel on design tips to maximize your return on your investment. Join local business owners Joan Enger of J. Patryce Design & Co., Michal Stocki of Stocki Design, and Emma Lam of A Small Green Space along with Triplemint’s Hudson County Broker of Record Natalie Miniard, for a discussion on interior design, landscape design, and how to capitalize on Hudson County’s current seller’s market to make you the highest return on your investment.

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

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We are thrilled to announce the launch of our sister site, The Montclair Girl on February 26th, 2021. Our neighboring county of Essex is home to a vibrant community of people, arts, food, and cultures from across the world,  and we couldn’t be more excited to highlight the local businesses, events, restaurants, news, health + wellness, fashion + beauty, and more that the area has to offer. To stay up-to-date on the launch, things to do, and weekly in the Montclair + greater Essex County area, visit TheMontclairGirl.com, follow @themontclairgirl on Instagram, and sign up for our Montclair email list here.

Virtual Events

M&T Bank’s Moving Your Business Forward in 2021: Using Your Business to Create Generational Wealth Event

Thursday, March 11th | 11:30AM

Sign up for M&T Bank’s event for a discussion on using your business to create generational wealth. Sign up here.

Virtual Support Group for Parents of LGBTQIA+ Youth

Meetings: Thursday, March 11th, Thursday, March 25th, Thursday, April 8th + Thursday, April 22nd | 6:00PM-7:30PM

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Join a virtual support group for parents of LGBTQIA+ youth. The 4-session group will build communication skills, improve understanding and identifying challenges faced while raising LGBTQIA+ children. Register here.

Hoboken Historical Museum’s “Hoboken Talks” Featuring Hoboken Girl’s Victoria Moyeno

Thursday, March 11th | 7:00PM

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Thursday at 7:00PM, Museum Director Bob Foster will interview social media maven and 4th generation Hobokenite and Hoboken Girl’s Editorial Assistant, Victoria Moyeno. She’ll talk about growing up in Hoboken as it transformed from blue collar factory town into the place we know today, from playing softball for over ten years to playing the trumpet for the Hoboken Rockin’ Redwings Band at 11-years-old to being a part of a well-known family. Apart from her Editorial duties, Victoria also writes feature stories about local businesses and people in the community at Hoboken Girl. Read her articles here. The Hoboken Historical Museums 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.

Fun Fridays! Celebrate Women’s History Month at JC Public Library

Friday, March 12th | 10:00AM

Join Ms. Kate for a story about a woman in history, followed by a musical activity with a special guest, Ms. Alyssa from Baby Bandstand. The Jersey City Free Public Library celebrates Women’s History Month – a month that highlights women’s historical contributions – with virtual events open to the public. This year’s theme, “Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to Be Silenced,” continues to celebrate the Suffrage Centennial. Learn more here.

Free Virtual Fitness Class

Saturday, March 13th | 10:00AM

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Join a virtual fitness class on Saturday, March 13th at 10AM for FitClub’s signature workout that is 60 minutes of yoga, cardio, and pilates blended together. This class is free but you can donate to their cause. No amount is too small. They are supporting organizations that work at the intersection of social and reproductive justice for Black and Brown communities. Learn more here.

Gratitude is The Love Frequency: Guided Meditation and Journaling Workshop

Sunday, March 14th | 12:00PM

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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. To talk Truth to the page, you must start with a calm and clear head. Let go of mental stress, anxiety and worry as you immerse in the healing arts of Sound Healing, Visualization and Intention through the soothing tones of the Tibetan Singing Bowls, receive simple and clear instruction. Learn more here.

EBY’s Love in Action Awards 

Sign up by Sunday, March 14th | Event: Monday, March 29th | 8:00PM

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For Women’s History Month, female-empowerment brand, EBY {created by actress, Sofia Vergara, and Renata Black} has partnered with New York Times bestselling author Deepak Chopra and actress + humanitarian Gabriella Wright for the first-ever EBY Love in Action Awards on March 29th. The event is free and is dedicated to lifting up women around the world who are doing truly incredible things. The EBY Awards also have a special award for anyone to nominate their favorite championing woman in their life. You will get 25% off the EBY site when you nominate someone. Some of the judges involved include fashion designer Mara Hoffman, Intermix President Joythi Rao, and iFundWomen of Color founder Olivia Owens. The winners will get to choose the next microfinance beneficiary country on behalf of EBY, an interview on Deepak’s social channels, a 4-night stay in Tulum, an iFundWomen coaching package, and more. Submissions close on March 14th and there will be an extra prize for those who RSVP and join on the day of. EBY is a company that empowers women out of poverty and into business through microfinance. Sign up here.

Shakespeare at Home Presents: Julius Caesar – A Radio Play

Every Monday | Now-Monday, March 15th | 7:00PM

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Presented in four free weekly episodes, Julius Caesar is one of Shakespeare’s best-known plays, chronicling the political and moral crisis of Brutus and his fellow conspirators as they plot to murder Caesar to prevent a dictatorship. First performed in 1599, this timeless play examines the razor-thin line between power and corruption, duty and ambition, and the perils of a state divided. Tony-Nominated actor Patrick Page stars in the title role. The radio play premieres on Monday, February 22nd at 7:00PM. Learn more here.

History Smashers: A Fresh Look at American History, from the Mayflower to the Women’s Suffrage

Wenesday, March 17th | 11:15AM

Award-winning author Kate Messner will give a presentation on the research and writing of her illustrated History Smashers series for young readers, History Smashers: Women’s Right to Vote, which takes a closer look at the Women’s Suffrage Movement. The presentation will include a Q&A. The Jersey City Free Public Library celebrates Women’s History Month – a month that highlights women’s historical contributions – with virtual events open to the public. This year’s theme, “Valiant Women of the Vote: Refusing to Be Silenced,” continues to celebrate the Suffrage Centennial. Learn more here.

Vulnerable Virtual Exhibit

On display now-Friday, March 19th

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“Vulnerable” is created by all artists who showed her/his own voice. The show has storytelling – starting from confusion, depression, searching yourself, expressing frustration, finding a balance, lots of pain, lots of crying, yet finding ‘true you’, realization, acceptance, dream and hope to the future again in pandemic. Yukako, a Japanese artist, is curating “Vulnerable”. The exhibit is a compilation of works from artists around the world that attempt to display the range of emotions perceived during the pandemic. Learn more here.

Women’s History Month Virtual Trivia Event

Tickets now available | Event: Saturday, March 20th | 6:00PM

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Join a virtual Women’s History Month trivia event hosted by Hermanitas Design. Tickets are $10. Reserve tickets here.

Closing Times PlayWorks Festival of New Play Readings by Hudson Theater Works

Tickets now available | Show: Thursday, March 25th | 7:30PM

PlayWorks presents readings of new plays by contemporary, often local playwrights, giving them an opportunity to share their work and include the audience in the creative process. Closing Times, a two-hander play by Derek Murphy. Tickets are free. Reserve tickets here.

Virtual Drag Bingo

Every Friday | Now-Friday, March 26th | 8:00PM-9:00PM

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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. Learn more here.

Virtual Impossibilities by Mile Square Theatre

Streaming now-Saturday, March 27th

Mile Square Theatre premieres Virtual Impossibilities, a fully interactive, online performance of mind-reading and mentalism by the critically-acclaimed and award-winning entertainer and showman, Eric Walton. Far from being mere passive viewers of the show, the audiences for Virtual Impossibilities participate actively in the performance, engaging and interacting directly with Eric throughout the experience. The event is open to people of all ages. Reserve tickets here.

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

Every Sunday in March | 2:00PM-3:00PM

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

Online Conversational ESL Classes on Zoom

Every Monday + Wednesday starting Monday, February 8th | 4:30PM-5:30PM

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Sign up for weekly conversational ESL classes every Monday and Wednesday on Zoom hosted by the Hoboken Public Library. Join here.

Free Community Knitting Virtual Class

Every Wednesday | 7:00PM-9:00PM

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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”

Every Thursday | 7:00PM-8:00PM

Hoboken Talks

The Hoboken Historical Museums 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.

Mama Online Workout Class

Every Saturday | 9:30AM

Join an online workout class that is catered for all moms and moms-to-be that includes breathing, stretching, and strength exercises. First-class is free using coupon code “FREECLASS” or receive $5 off your class using code “HOBOKENGIRL”. Register here.

Register for a Free Dance Class

Available online

Classes are available online every day and include Salsa, West African, Hip-Hop, and more. Classes are hosted by Alvin Ailey Studio. Register here.

JC Urban Library Leaders Series

Available online

Tune in to the Jersey City Library’s Urban Library Leaders Series which creates a space for urban library pioneers and innovators to share the successes, challenges. and the importance of libraries as community institutions. Watch here.

Volunteers Needed for Jersey City Heights Community Fridge Initiative

Ongoing

The community-led initiative is looking for volunteers to help pick up food and to clean out the community fridge. Learn more here.

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

Streaming now 

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.

DT 235 Gallery’s Virtual Paint Classes + Kits

Ongoing

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Sign up for a virtual paint class hosted by DT 234 Gallery and Art Studio. Party paint kits are also for sale. To get access to a virtual class, head over to the studio’s website. Sign up here.

Hudson Theatre Works Virtual Festival

Ongoing

See what Hudson Theatre Works has to offer online with multiple performances. View here.

Corgi Spirits Cocktail Recipes

Available online

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Jersey City’s Corgi Spirits is keeping us all sane with cocktail recipes we can make at home. The distillery’s tasting room is also open on weekends located at 1 Distillery Drive. Watch the recipes being made here.

In-Person Events

Coming 2 America Watch Party at NJ Beer Co.

Wednesday, March 10th | 7:00PM-9:00PM

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Head over to NJ Beer Co. for the Coming 2 America watch party until 9:00PM. NJ Beer Co. is located at 4201 Tonnelle Avenue in North Bergen. Learn more here.

Babe with the Power Jersey City + Hoboken Meetup

Thursday, March 11th | 6:00PM-8:30PM

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Head over to The Cottage for the Babe with the Power event. Babes in Business was created to bring strong and inspired women together. The event starts at $30. This is an outdoor event in a heated space that will be able to give you all that Babes in Business has to offer, while remaining socially distant and following guidelines. The Cottage is located at 136 Monticello Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.

 Urban Souls Yoga Event

Thursday, March 11th | 7:00PM-8:30PM

Head over to Urban Souls Yoga for an energizing event, or join virtually. Urban Souls is located at 100 Hudson Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.

Meet the Easter Bunny at The Cottage

Saturday + Sunday | March 6th-April 3rd | 3:00PM-6:00PM

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Head over to The Cottage to meet the Easter Bunny. The event is $15 per session. The Cottage is located at 136 Monticello Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.

Greenville Cleanup

Saturday, March 13th + Sunday, March 20th | 10:00AM-1:00PM

Volunteer to clean up Greenville in Jersey City at one of their next cleanup dates from 10:00AM to 1:00PM. Volunteers get 20% off Xtina’s Variety and Vintage Shop located at 77 Cornelison Avenue in JC. The meetup spots will change each week. Please verify the meetup location when signing up. Sign up here.

JCMAS’ Collection Drive at WORD Bookstore

Saturday, March 13th | 11:00AM

Looking for a way to support your local Jersey City neighbors? The Jersey City Mutual Aid Society will be hosting a Collection Drive on Saturday, March 13th from 11am – 3pm outside of WORD Bookstore in Downtown JC to collect needed items for the Jersey City community. These contributions go directly to the neighbors in our community who need them most. JCMAS is focusing on collecting items that will make the most impact in our community such as: diapers, toiletries, soap, baby formula, diaper rash cream, baby soap, and more. If you want to contribute items but can’t make it to the event, JCMAS also has an online registry where folks can contribute the most needed items virtually. Or if you’d prefer to shop local, JCMAS will also offer to pick up contributions from your home if you fill out a pick-up request on their website. Please note JCMAS cannot currently accept furniture, clothing or food contributions. WORD Bookstore is located at 123 Newark Avenue in JC. Learn more here.

Donut Pop Up Shop

Saturday, March 13th | 12:00PM-3:00PM

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Head over to Elite Kickz for a delicious donut pop-up event. Elite Kickz is located at 407 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.

Jersey City Bridal Show at Hyatt House Rooftop

Sunday, March 14th | 1:00PM-3:30PM

Head over to Jersey City for a bridal show at Hyatt House Rooftop. There will be vendors, live entertainment, a Broadway-style fashion show of gowns and formal wear, wedding displays, bridal bags filled with popular magazines & gifts, and so much more. Enter to win an 8 day/7 night honeymoon at each bridal event. Begin your planning here. Sign up here.

Women’s History Month Events at Vision of Hair

Tuesday March 16th + Tuesday March 23rd

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Head over to Vision of Hair for all their Women’s History Month events in March including a raffle announcement! Vision of Hair is located at 333 Adams Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.

Learn How to Play Chess at Play Hoboken

Every Wednesday | 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.

The Harriet Tubman Byway: A Black History Exhibit

On display now-Sunday, March 21st

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Head over to Outlander Gallery for The Harriet Tubman Byway: A Black History Art Exhibit featuring artwork by artist and professor Steven Bleicher.  Outlander Gallery is located at 126 Monticello Avenue Street in Jersey City. Learn more here.

“The Empowering: A Social Justice Exhibition” at Art 150 Gallery

On display now-Sunday, March 21st | By appointment only: 1:00PM-4:00PM

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The Empowering—a social justice exhibition curated by Danielle Scott—addresses images of women who have held important positions in history, but have not held the esteem awarded to men, giving voices to those who have been silenced for far too long. The exhibit is free and is located at Art 150 Gallery at 150 Bay Street, Jersey City. Learn more here.

Strong Forces Art Exhibit

On display now-Saturday, March 27th

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Head over to Novado Gallery for the Strong Forces exhibit by Ann Clarke. This exhibition features the artist’s large-scale, hand-knitted rugs and tufted sculptures. These works are about time, aging, and empathy, and the process in which it is made. Novado Gallery is located at 110 Morgan Street in Jersey City. Learn more here

HCCC’s New Art Exhibits

On display now-Friday, April 2nd

Azikiwe Mohammed: Tales from Fold Out Chairs and Rashad Wright: in heaven’s Wakanda is presented in partnership with the Monira Foundation and may be viewed now through Friday, April 2nd. The exhibition was curated by Ysabel Pinyol Blasi. Information may be obtained by emailing gallery@hccc.edu.

Prime Gallery’s Polarity Exhibit

Now-Tuesday, April 13th

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Head to Prime Gallery at 351 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City for the opening reception of Polarity, a free exhibit that showcases the artwork of artists existing on opposite ends of a spectrum. 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.

Historic Downtown Jersey City Winter-Spring Farmer’s Market Grand Opening

Every Thursday | Now-Thursday, April 22nd | 4:00PM-6:00PM 

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The winter-spring market will happen every Thursday, 4:00PM – 6:00PM, from January 21st until April 22nd, 2021. Patrons can shop for local produce, organic soap, and more. Learn more here.

WALK-BYE: agency Group-Show Exhibit

On display now-Friday, April 30th | 4:00PM

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The WALK-BYE: agency group show exhibit will be unveiled on March 1st at 4:00PM at the Five Corners Library, 678 Newark Avenue in Jersey City in partnership with the Jersey City Public Library. What is the ability to affect one’s life by having the power to make choices, resistance to oppression, and an iron will to gain freedom? WALK-BYE was founded in 2020 by Catalina Aranguren. The exhibit is inspired by Black History Month and Women’s History Month. The show is the sixth installation in Aranguren’s series of outdoor community art exhibits. WALK-BYE has sought to create opportunities for Jersey City Residents to display and view local artwork in a safe manner during the pandemic. Learn more here.

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

On display now-Friday, April 30th

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Head over to Pilsener Haus for Main Street Pops Gallery’s New Rome Art Series by Fabio Esteban starting March 1st. 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.

Live in the Lounge at Battello

Every weekend in March | 6:00PM & 8:00PM

Battello is excited to announce a new limited dining series “Live in The Lounge”. Each week, Battello will have 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.

Take a Tour of Mana Contemporary

Every Tuesday + Thursday | 3:00PM-4:30PM

Tour Mana Contemporary for free. Mana Contemporary’s long-term and special exhibitions are currently on view by appointment, through engaging themed tours. Artists draw inspiration from everyday objects. Explore how these objects are used as materials or depicted as subjects in artworks by John ChamberlainDan Flavin, and Andy Warhol. Tours conclude with a visit to the current special exhibition, Transatlantico. Mana is located at 888 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Learn more here.

Stony Hill Farms Winter Market Curbside Pickup

Multiple times + locations

Stony Hill Farms is offering curbside pickup for their online winter market. There are multiple times and locations available. Learn more here.

Trivia Thursdays at House of ‘Que

Every Thursday | 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

Every Friday | 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.

La Coqueta Mexican Food Truck at 902 Brewing

Every Saturday | 12:00PM-4:00PM

Head over to 902 Brewing Co. located at 101 Pacific Avenue for some delicious grub every Saturday from La Coqueta Mexican’s food truck. Learn more here.

Swimming in Jersey City

Ongoing

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Swimming in the middle of winter? Absolutely! Do some laps at Pershing Field’s Aquatic Center in Jersey City. Learn more here.

Commercial District COVID-19 Testing

Monday-Saturday | 9:00AM-5:00PM

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The city of Jersey City will be testing for COVID-19 at 332 Barrow Street. Learn more here.

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day Virtual Beer Tasting

Thursday, March 11th | 7:00PM

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Join a St. Patrick’s Day beer tasting which will be held virtually. Sample a variety of beer from Ghost Hawk Brewing Company and enjoy fabulous Irish fare from Egan & Sons in the comfort of your own home. Sign up here.

The Little Acorn Bakery’s St. Patrick’s Day Pop-Up

Saturday, March 13th | 10:00AM-12:00PM + 12:00PM-4:00PM

Enjoy yummy St. Patrick’s Day treats from The Little Acorn Bakery at their pop-ups. From 10:00AM-12:00PM, catch them at BWE Kafe. Then from 12:00PM-4:00PM head over to Cork Wines located at 1450 Washington Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.

We Banjo 3: Live from Ireland – Livestream

Saturday, March 13th | 5:00PM

We Banjo 3 hosts their next epic virtual experience, We Banjo 3: Live From Ireland. For We Banjo 3: Live From Ireland, all four WB3 band members will be together and performing live on stage for the first time since the pandemic shut down concerts exactly one year ago. Tune in for this very special March show – streaming live, in real-time, from the stunning from the stunning Pearse Lyons Distillery in Dublin. Register here.

Ireland with Michael – A Virtual Concert

Saturday, March 13th | 7:30PM

Join renowned Irish singer Michael Londra for a celebration of Irish culture, heritage and music just in time for St. Patrick’s Day. Recorded at the National Opera House, Ireland with Michael features the Irish Concert Orchestra, two choirs, singers and musicians from all over Ireland in a dazzling show that promises to fill you with Irish pride and spirit. Register here.

2021 Shamrock Shuffle Free Virtual 5K

Starting Saturday, March 13th-Sunday, March 21st 

Join a St. Patrick’s Day Free 5K race which will be held virtually. Sign up here.

St. Patrick’s Day Pop-Up @ UNJUMBOLD

Sunday, March 14th | 11:00AM-3:00PM

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Pickup some delicious St. Patty’s day treats at UNJUMBOLD. UNJUMBOLD is located at at 257 1st Street in Hoboken. Learn more here.

St. Patrick’s Day Decorating Virtual Workshop

Sunday, March 14th | 2:00PM

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Join a St. Patrick’s Day Decorating Virtual Workshop where you will learn how to decorate a St. Patrick’s Themed Chocolate Stout Cake. A great beginner workshop for adults and families. $75 per household. DIY Kit provided. Register in advance to reserve your materials for shipping or local curbside pick up. Please provide your shipping address when registering. DIY Kit includes dry ingredients for cake and frosting, instructions, and decorations for cake. Cake needs to be baked and cooled prior to class. Sign up here.

St. Patrick’s Day + Irish Heritage Flag Raising Virtual Event

Wednesday, March 17th | 11:00AM

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Join a virtual St. Patrick’s Day + Irish heritage flag raising event. Learn more here.

St. Patrick’s Day Livestream concert with Gaelic Storm

Wednesday, March 17th | 8:00PM 

Raise ’em up! Drink ’em down! Join a St. Patrick’s Day livestream concert with Gaelic Storm. The show will be a 2 hour, online special and available to watch for up to 30 days. To watch, login to the account you create at checkout. It will be a St. Patrick’s Day unlike any other with a virtual concert. The band missed 2020, but are getting in on the action for 2021. This time around they will be singing a mixture of their own songs, some traditional pub songs that they’ve never recorded before and a brand new Gaelic Storm song too! Sign up here.

2021 Shamrocks & Shenanigans Virtual 4 Mile Run Walk

Now-Wednesday, March 31st

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Leprechaun costumes, traditional Irish food, and running, of course, there’s no better way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than completing the Shamrocks & Shenanigans Virtual 4 miler event. Celebrate your race and the “Luck of the Irish” with runners from all 50 states and around the world. Complete each distance one at a time or if you’re feeling lucky complete all 4 miles. Either way, we encourage you to wear your finest St. Patrick’s Day attire and have fun! Your virtual event can be completed any time from March 1st, 2021 until March 31st, 2021. Sign up here.

Kid-Focused Events

Youth Art Classes at Rexer Contemporary Gallery

Starting Tuesday, March 9th 

Raisa Nosova is pleased to now offer Classical Art Classes for youth at Rexer Contemporary Art gallery. College portfolio preparation, Classical drawing, and Classical painting techniques for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels are offered throughout the week. In-person art classes meet weekly, run 1 hour and 1.5 hours, and are limited to 4 students maximum at this time. All drawing supplies are provided. Select your child’s age group at registration. Rexer Contemporary Art Gallery is located at 636 Washington Street in Hoboken. Register 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 2 to 6-years-old. Learn more here.

Liberty Science Center’s Junior Days

Thursdays + Fridays 

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LSC’s Junior Days celebrates kids 6 and under every Thursday and Friday. Masks are required. Learn more here.

Kids Art Classes at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Ongoing | 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.

Greater NJ/NY Events

Pioneering Women Photographers: 1850-1950 Virtual Class

Registration closes on Thursday, March 11th | 6:30PM-8:00PM

From the dawn of photography, the new medium has been primarily recognized as a pursuit meant for men. This lecture presents female photographers who, in the first 100 years of the camera’s existence, in different forms and capacities left their mark on the art of photography. Registration closes on Thursday, March 11th. Register here.

MAM After Hours: Art Meets Jazz Hosted by Montclair Art Museum

Thursday, March 11th | 7:00PM-9:00PM

 

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MAM After Hours’ free virtual event will reignite your passion for jazz. MAM’s 4th Annual Art Meets Jazz will feature rising star jazz pianist and composer, Isaiah J. Thompson. As a young artist on the verge of international stardom, Thompson is poised to engage the world of Jazz. A graduate of Julliard with roots in West Orange, Thompson developed his early talent for Jazz at NJPAC Jazz for Teens and Jazz House Kids. The event is presented in partnership with MAM’s African American Cultural Committee. Register here.

Time Capsule 2021 Virtual Gala

Thursday, March 11th | 7:00PM-8:00PM

The Dance Entropy Board of Directors invites you to join a special preview of the soon-to-be-released film “Time Capsule: A Physical Documentary”, live music, dancing, and performance offerings. The gala will also honor Marc Crawford Leavitt, attorney, civic activist, and a long time supporter of Dance Entropy/Green Space. Register here.

Community Day: Zoopalooza Hosted by Newark Art Museum

Saturday, March 13th | 11:30AM-5:00PM

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Join the Newark Art Museum for Community Day: Zoopalooza for a wild celebration fit for the whole family. See live animals, and learn about a variety of creatures in the world. Learn more here.

Tales From Around The World: Storytelling by Gerald Fierst

Saturday, March 13th | 1:00PM

Acclaimed storyteller, Gerald Fierst, provides laughter, drama, participation, and surprises from a multi-cultural world. Designed for elementary school audiences, a collection of folklore, literature, and original materials stress that all of us have stories to tell. Register here.

Easter Egg Tasting at Soul Sweet Boutique

Saturday, March 13th | 3:00PM-6:00PM

Soul Sweet Boutique is hosting a tasting of their Easter specialties, including confectionery Easter Eggs which are complex, Brazilian-inspired creations that are visually amazing, and make for luxurious holiday gifts. The chocolates and baked goods can be shipped nationwide. Soul Sweet Boutique is a women-owned business and is located at 162-164 Van Buren Street. Learn more here.

Family Studio Workshop: Family Profiles Hosted by Montclair Art Museum

Register now-Sunday, March 14th | 1:00PM-2:00PM

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Join a family studio workshop inspired by MAM’s newest exhibition: Fragile Freedoms: Maggie Meiners Revisits Rockwell. You will create a collage representing your family’s personal identity, values, hopes, and aspirations. Admission to MAM is included with your registration but must be booked separately on the ticketing page. Book Community Access tickets, then choose Family Pass in the dropdown menu for each ticket. This in-person family art activity takes place in the spacious Leir Hall. Space is limited to 6 groups of up to 4 family members, and all COVID-19 guidelines, including mask-wearing, are followed, for a safe, social, creative experience. Register here.

6th Annual Expressive Creative Soul Art Exhibition

On display now-Sunday, March 14th

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The staple event of the Bridge Art Gallery team is a Black History Month Celebration with the opening reception of the 6th Annual Expressive Creative Soul Art Exhibition. The gallery is located at 199 Broadway in Bayonne. Appointments are required. Learn more here.

Women Leaders of the Long Civil Rights Movement Virtual Class

Registration closes on Wednesday, March 17th | 6:30PM-8:00PM

This class will examine the critical role that African American women played in what historian Jacqueline Dowd Hall calls “The Long Civil Rights Movement,” beginning in the 1930s. Students will learn about the civil rights activism of Mary Church Terrell, Mary McCleod Bethune, Ella Baker, Rosa Parks, Jo Ann Robinson, Fannie Lou Hamer, Diane Nash, and other African American women who played a central role in demanding Black people’s rights as citizens and as human beings. Registration closes on Wednesday, March 17th. Register here.

Womyn’s Werq Exhibit at Studio Montclair Gallery

Zoom reception: Friday, March 19th | 7:00PM-8:00PM | On display now- April 9th

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This exhibition—an exhibit in honor of Women’s History Month—is a hybrid of both virtual and onsite components of art pieces serving as visual narratives based on the mantra that the personal is political. “Womyn’s Werq”, described by curator Donna Kessinger as an “old school,” LGBTQIA-friendly, radical feminist art exhibition, features over 60 pieces of artwork including videos, sculpture, and two-dimensional creations in a great variety of mediums, there will also be special installations in the gallery windows. A virtual exhibit that will include audio from the artists will be on the Studio Montclair website. Viewings will be by appointment only until further notice. Studio Montclair Gallery is located at 127 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.

Studio Explorers: Celebrate Friendship Class

Every Saturday until March 20th | 10:00AM-11:00AM

Join a small group of budding artists and a MAM Teaching Artist for the in-person Winter Studio Explorers class. This season’s theme, celebrate friendship, cultivates kindness and community as kids create art inspired by playful companionship. From invisible playmates to beloved animals, and favorite games to acts of kindness, kids will enjoy making friends artistically! Each four-week session will feature different projects. Classes are limited to 12 children who will be spaced 6-feet apart and provided with an individual Creativity Kit of carefully curated mixed-media art materials. Sign up here.

Watercolor Painting Class at Montclair Art Museum

Every Monday in March| Now-March 22nd | 11:30AM-2:00PM

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This class is for beginners who want to explore the world of watercolor painting in a comfortable, supportive environment. Various methods will be explored including painting wet on a dry surface, wet on a wet page, dry brush, splatter, and how a flat wash and gradation are done. This class will take place in MAM’s Leir Hall. In the event that the museum must close, the class will continue online via Zoom. Register here.

Family Meal Program

Every Wednesday | 2:30PM-3:30PM

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If you or someone you know is in need of food, The Family Meal program is available every Wednesday from 2:30PM-3:30PM. The event is located at the Geyer Family Y Parking Lot at 159 Glenridge Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.

The Montclair Farmers’ Market

Every Saturday | 8:00AM-1:00PM

The market takes place every Saturday at the Walnut Street Train Station located at 86 Walnut Street in Montclair. The Montclair Farmers’ Market brings you an array of local farmers and food artisans offering fresh fruits & vegetables, meats, poultry, fish, cheeses, gluten-free baked goods, prepared foods, condiments, honey, flowers, wine, pickles, and so much more. Learn more here.

Latinx Abstract Art Exhibition

On display 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.

Visit the Montclair Art Museum

Virtually + in-person

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The Montclair Art Museum has officially reopened its doors with over 3 new exhibitions including Fragile Freedoms. MAM was founded in 1914 and was the first museum in New Jersey to grant access to the public + focus only on art. It has preserved American and Native American Art since its inception and contains over 12,000 pieces of artwork including sculptures, ceramics, artifacts, and more. Dream Act by Maggie Meiners is on display now until June 13th. Tickets to the museum must be reserved prior to entering and Fridays from 11AM to 12PM are reserved for immunocompromised persons as well as seniors. MAM’s artwork can be enjoyed virtually on the website as well. Learn more here.

Tour Van Vleck House and Gardens

Open daily | 9:00AM-6:00PM

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Take a free tour of Van Vleck House and Gardens which is a beautiful oasis in the heart of Montclair. A center for horticulture, education, music, art, and quiet contemplation, the gardens are open to the public for their enjoyment and the house is available to non-profits for meetings and events. The grounds are open every day from 9:00AM to 6:00PM. Virtual tours are also available online. Van Vleck House and Gardens is located at 21 Van Vleck Street in Montclair. Learn more here.

Attend an Exclusive Viewing Dinner of Hell’s Kitchen Season 19

Every Thursday | 7:30PM

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Attend an exclusive viewing dinner of the new season of Hell’s Kitchen at MC Hotel’s Allegory in Montclair, located at 690 Bloomfield Avenue. Show participants and chefs will be in attendance. The viewing dinners will be offered until both chefs are eliminated, or crowned victorious. Space is limited. To book, call Allegory at 973-329-5600. Learn more here.

Visit the Turtleback Zoo

Open daily | 10:00AM-3:00PM

Take a trip to the Turtleback Zoo to catch their incredible Sea Turtle Recovery exhibit, Sea Lion Sound, and much more. Virtual tours are also available through the website. The Turtleback Zoo is located at 560 Northfield Avenue in West Orange. Learn more here.

Ways to Give Back Locally

Pound Animal Welfare Society {PAWS} 

Hundreds of animals need adoption across the state of New Jersey. For over 41 years, the Pound Animal Welfare Society has been helping place homeless animals. PAWS does not have a facility to house animals in need, but the support of generous volunteers makes the work possible. In addition to fostering animals, supplies are needed. Learn more here on how to get involved.

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. The Food Pantry needs non-perishable food and personal hygiene items such as toothpaste, instant oatmeal, shelf-stable milk, deodorant, shampoo, canned pasta, cereal, and peanut butter—to name a few. The Hoboken Food Pantry is located at 1301 Washington Street. 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. Volunteers are asked to commit to 2-4 shifts per month with each shift being about 4 hours. All volunteers must have a valid driver’s license, at least 3 years of a clean driving record, and should be able to lift at least 45lbs. To learn more about the position and how to apply, click here.

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ), 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. These locations serve area programs and community partners- over 1,000 in 15 of 21 New Jersey counties- within which 760,000 food-insecure neighbors in need reside. Learn more here.

Partner Happenings

Female-Owned JOYO Yogurt Expands to Offer Shipping

If you’re looking for an immunity-boosting, anti-aging, cancer-fighting superfood to help you over the midday slump, locally-owned JOYO yogurt is packed with probiotics and 100mg caffeine per serving to give you the boost you need. JOYO is an uplifting grab-and-go snack conceived at the intersection of wholesome yogurt and energizing caffeine. It’s kosher, non-GMO, and gluten-free, making it an easy choice for most lifestyles. JOYO is unique to the market because it’s the first of its kind. The body metabolizes JOYO solids while the brain grabs that very necessary caffeine boost without the jitters and crashes that come with liquid caffeine. Business partners and Hoboken residents, Marina Chianese and Matt Christmas launched their company with the goal of helping customers easily feel energized while on-the-go. While JOYO yogurt has been available in retail stores for a while, they just launched online for shipping in February. Products are currently shipping to New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania. When you checkout online, don’t forget to mention HOBOKENGIRL in the “How did you hear about us?” section and follow @enjoyjoyo on Instagram for 2 FREE extra yogurts. For questions please call 732-581-1106 or email Marina at marina@joyoyogurt.com to get in touch.

The Raphael – Once-in-a-Lifetime Historic Living in Hoboken

The Raphael is a once-in-a-lifetime offering and is unparalleled in its combination of history, design, and location. With easy access to Hoboken’s 14th Street NY Waterway Ferry and one short block from Washington Street’s boutique shopping, restaurants, as well as the NJ Transit bus route for access to Manhattan’s Port Authority bus terminal, this location can’t be beaten. Located at 901 Bloomfield Street in Hoboken, three units are for sale and ready for the first owners following the extensive renovation. *One unit is currently under contract*. Peter Cossio leads the Hudson Realty Group and has been a member of the New Jersey Association of Realtors Circle of Excellence for the past 18 years. The HRG @ Brown Harris Stevens office is located at 200 Washington Street in Hoboken. For inquiries on The Raphael or for any of your real estate needs, please call 201-478-6714 or email hrg@bhsusa.com.

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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.