50+ Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {Mar 3-9}

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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 a women’s town hall on International Women’s Day, a drive-in movie night, a St. Patrick’s Day cookie decorating class, 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 3rd – March 9th}.

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

Featured Events

Kodak Jewelers’ Watch Event

Saturday, March 6th from 11:00AM-6:00PM | START SHOPPING NOW

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Kodak Jewelers’ uptown location {1123 Hudson Street, Hoboken} is having a special watch event this Saturday, March 6th from 11:00AM-6:00PM. The event will not only showcase fine timepieces including Cartier, Omega, Tag Heuer, Hublot, and more but the store’s on-site watchmaker will be available for service inquiries such as battery replacement and strap sizing + on the spot watch evaluations and purchase offers for customers interested in trading-in their old watch. Plus, there will be complimentary wine and beer while you shop. Not to mention, W. Kodak Jewelers carries a wide selection of fine jewelry and HG readers can receive 15% off their purchase of any in-stock jewelry when they mention “Hoboken Girl” {does not include bridal and some exclusions apply}.

Call 201-710-5000 for more information about the event and click here to learn more about W. Kodak Jewelers.

JAG-ONE Physical Therapy’s Hoboken Location Now Open + Complimentary Teletherapy Session

Available Now | BOOK YOUR SESSION NOW

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JAG-ONE Physical Therapy {1199 Hudson Street, Hoboken} is now open in Hoboken with a state-of-the-art facility led by Clinical Director, Anna Palkin. This in-network physical therapy provider is able to develop a rehabilitation plan specifically catered to each patient and offers services such as orthopedic rehabilitation, sports medicine, TMJ physical therapy treatment, teletherapy and many other services. Plus, Hoboken Girl readers can receive one complimentary teletherapy session when they book through the link below.

Click here to book your complimentary session and learn more about JAG-ONE Physical Therapy.

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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

CFO Forum: Long-Term Value Framework

Thursday, March 4th | 12:00PM

Sign up for a CFO forum event. The TechUnited:NJ Peer Network just for CFOs and financial executives will host this forum which will include roundtable discussions, Q+A, and an informative session. This is a great chance to get advice, learn best practices, and network with + pose questions to fellow peers in the financial space. Sign up here.

JC Women’s Town Hall on International Women’s Day

Monday, March 8th | 7:00PM

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Sign up for a virtual women’s town hall in honor of International’s Women’s Day to celebrate women by amplifying their voices. Register here.

St. Patrick’s Day Cookie Decorating Class

Place orders by March 8th | Class: Sunday, March 14th | 2:00PM-3:00PM

Sign up for a St. Patrick’s Day decorating class hosted by CurePSP and Melanie Moss, a Food Network’s Chopped Champion pastry chef. You can purchase a kit and it will be delivered to you. The kit includes the cookies, all supplies needed for decorating, instructions, the online class, and a $15 donation to CurePSP. Order registration deadline is Sunday, February 28th however, orders can still be placed until March 8th, and shipping costs will be higher. Learn more here.

Register for A Gathering of Givers: Reshaping Our Communities and Our World

Monday, March 8th | 7:00PM

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Registration is now open for this event. Join the  New Jersey Performing Arts Center on International Women’s Day for the third annual Gathering of Givers free virtual event. Learn more 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.

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.

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.

Hoboken Historical Museum’s “Hoboken Talks”

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

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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.

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.

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

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

Opening reception: Thursday, March 4th | 6:00PM-8:00PM | 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.

Drive-in Movie Night

Friday, March 5th | 8:15PM

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Join a drive-in movie night to watch Joker at 8:15PM at 107 Morgan Street in Jersey City. Buy tickets here.

Communipaw Cleanup

Saturday, March 6th | 10:00AM-1:00PM

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Volunteer to cleanup Communipaw on Saturday, March 6th from 10:00AM to 1:00PM. The meetup spot will be Plant Base Market located at 370 Pacific Avenue in Jersey City. Volunteers get 20% off Xtina’s Variety and Vintage Shop located at 77 Cornelison Avenue in JC. More volunteers are needed for future clean-up dates as well. Sign up here.

Greenville Cleanup

Sunday, March 7th, Saturday March 13th + Sunday, March 20th | 10:00AM-1:00PM

Volunteer to cleanup 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 meetup location when signing up. Sign up here.

“Dignity, Beauty, and Everything Between” Photography Exhibit by Duquann Sweeney at the Hoboken Historical Museum

On display now-Sunday, March 7th

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Stop by the Hoboken Historical Museum to see their newest exhibit: “Dignity, Beauty, and Everything Between” featuring photography by Jersey City community non-profit leader, Duquann Sweeney. The exhibit will run until Sunday, March 7th. Learn more here.

The LoDG’s Birthday Week 

Now-Sunday, March 7th

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Head over to the The LoDG for some delicious treats + coffee in honor of their birthday week! The LoDG opened its doors 1 year ago and in celebration of the anniversary, the donut shop is offering an entire week of deals including BOGO and free coffee! The LoDG is located at 7 Bleecker Street in Jersey City. Order here.

Skating in Jersey City

Now-Sunday, March 7th

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Learn how to skate at The Charlie Heger Ice Skating Rink at Pershing Field in Jersey City. Learn more here.

NJ’s Largest Cannabis Business Networking Event

Tickets available now | Event: Tuesday, March 9th + Wednesday, March 10th | 10:00AM-12:00PM

The largest cannabis business networking event has begun selling tickets. Buy tickets 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 art work 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 in 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.

“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.

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.

Food Truck Fridays at 902 Brewing

Every other Friday starting January 8th | 6:00PM-9:00PM

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Head over to 902 Brewing Co. located at 101 Pacific Avenue for some delicious grub at Food Truck Fridays: “No Forks Given”. 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.

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

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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

500 Years of Fashion Subordination: How the Corset Shaped the Dress Virtual Class

Registration closes on Wednesday, March 3rd | 6:30PM

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This class will focus on how undergarments have shaped dresses throughout different eras. Presenting a visual history starting with the first Spanish farthingale in 1540 which made skirts wide,  and moving in detail through centuries, countries and styles. It covers skirts, bodices, sleeves, and the bustle. Registration closes on Wednesday, March 3rd. Register here.

3 Doors Down Virtual Concert Hosted by NJPAC

Registration is now open | Friday, March 5th | 9:00PM

Register now for a virtual 3 Doors Down concert as they celebrate the 20th anniversary of their multi-platinum debut album The Better Life with a live show streaming from Nashville, Tennesse right to your living room. This virtual concert will feature the full band playing all of their greatest hits like Kryptonite. Tickets start at $20. The event is hosted by NJPAC. Register here.

Skate at Bryant Park

Now-Sunday, March 7th | 10:00AM-10:00PM

Enjoy a winter wonderland at Bryant Park where you can skate, rent an igloo, and drink some mulled wine at The Lodge Deck. Learn more here.

Artemisia Gentileschi: The Spirit of Caesar with the Soul of a Woman Virtual Class

Registration closes on Tuesday, March 9th | 2:00PM-4:00PM

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This class will focus on Artemisia Gentileschi, the most famous female painter of the 17th Century. Although trained by her father, she went on to have a successful, independent career, only to fall into obscurity after her death in 1656. She did astonishing work, mostly portraying courageous and rebellious female protagonists. Come and hear what inspired her— her story is as dramatic and powerful today as it was 400 years ago. Registration closes on Tuesday, March 9th. Register here.

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.

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.

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.

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. 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

Hoboken Periodontics and Implant Dentistry Bringing Smiles to Hudson County

Hoboken Periodontics and Implant Dentistry, located at 79 Hudson Street Suite 508, is bringing smiles to Hudson County. Patients needing specialized care to restore function and create a beautiful smile will find the help they need at Hoboken Periodontics and Implant Dentistry. The practice treats all facets of periodontal disease, surgical placement of dental implants, and manages the overall oral health. The team also works closely with the orthodontist assigned to each patient to help treat dental issues for children undergoing orthodontic care. Treatments offered include management of periodontal disease, soft tissue grafting, periodontal plastic surgery {treatment of gum recession for tooth sensitivity and aesthetics}, treatment of gummy smiles, crown lengthening, extractions, and placement of dental implants. You can call 201-744-8383 to schedule an appointment at the office located at 79 Hudson Street in downtown Hoboken. 

My Hoboken Home: Helping Hoboken + Jersey City Make the Most of Local Real Estate

Realtor Josh Royko is all too familiar with the complexities of the local real estate market, so in an effort to make the most of the buying and selling process, he launched MyHobokenHome.com in 2018. His client-centric business helps homeowners optimize their space before selling and helps them save on costs with a specialized rebate program. Whether you’re looking to find your dream home, sell your current place for top dollar, or find the perfect investment property, Josh has the expertise and network of contractors, attorneys, and mortgage brokers to help your real estate dreams come true, and save a bundle in the process. A new listing will be available in an upcoming open house on Saturday, February 20th from 1PM- 4PM. Due to COVID-19, the open house is by appointment only. The unit is an incredible 6th level penthouse with outdoor space, an awesome view of the city, parking, and a shared pool. If you are interested in working with Josh, you can call 915-313-2720 or email him at josh@myhobokenhome.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.