Hoboken Girl’s Weekend Events Guide: December 9th {2016} Edition

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It’s that time again ladies and gents….the weekend! From an ugly sweater bar crawl, a holiday marketplace, presents for pups and where to get free drinks if you have a December birthday..there is something for everyone this weekend. What do you have planned??

Presents for Shelter Pups: FridayDecember 9th-Saturday, December 25th 

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The Walking Dog Pet Care and bachata & barbells are collaborating for a wonderful cause this year! Presents for Shelter Pups is a donation drive that will benefit our furry friends at New York Bully Crew and Liberty Humane Society and YOU can help out. All month long you can donate dog/cat food, treats, toys, bedding, blankets and more to the following businesses: Intrepid Gym, Brazen Athletics, Cork Wine and Spiritis, Aaraa Boutique, Dina Kiss and Makeup, Grand Vin and Real Hot Yoga. You can also check out their wish lists here & here! Let’s come together and help make each animal’s holiday a happy one 
*Donations for New York Bully Crew will be dropped off on December 18th and after Christmas for Liberty Humane Society.

It’s a Wonderful Life at MST: Friday, December 9th-Sunday, December 18th

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See this treasured film LIVE at Mile Square Theatre now through December 18th. Get your tickets here to enjoy this festive treat with the whole family. Located at 1400 Clinton Street in Hoboken. 

Eighty x Andco Holiday Pop-Up Shop: Friday, December 9th to Friday, December 16th

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Beginning this Friday through Friday, December 16th, &CO will transform their lounge into a holiday pop-up shop. This shop will feature a curated selection of products by local Jersey City businesses and artists including: Billykirk, Prosper Rough Design Co., Niroma Studio Hill and VelezInspiralized: Turn Vegetables into Healthy Katie Cadamatre Nathaniel ‘Natty’ Adams & many more.  Located at 201 Montgomery Street in Jersey City. 

Raising the Bar: Friday, December 9th from 1:00PM-3:00PM

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This training program is designed to help create a safer community and encourage accountability for all. This first FREE training session is for bartenders, bar owners and other establishments that serve alcohol. RSVP by contacting Anna at 201-418-1004. Located at CarePoint Health {308 Willow Avenue in Hoboken}. 

Winter Wonderland Holiday Party: Friday, December 9th from 3:30PM-5:30PM

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NJMOM will host their annual Winter Wonderland this Friday. This holiday party is for kids ages 9 months – 9 years and will include arts & crafts, holiday photos, raffles, gift bags, story time and a hot chocolate bar – yesssss. Get your tickets hereLocated at 1145 12th Street in Hoboken. 

Holiday Night at Roig Gallery: Friday, December 9th from 5:00PM-9:00PM

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Visit Roig Gallery this Friday evening to experience live music, a Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream cart, hot chocolate, treats and to see all of Ricardo’s newest pieces of art! Located at 252 First Street in Hoboken. 

Wicked Wolf’s {December} Birthday BashFriday, December 9th from 10:00PM-1:00AM

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Have a birthday in December?  Wicked Wolf is celebrating EVERY birthday in December this Friday evening with drinks on the house and half priced drinks for all your friends. This is an RSVP only event and will be held 10pm-1am. RSVP here and don’t forget to bring a valid ID.

Zumba Kids Class at Retro Fitness: Saturday, December 10th from 11:00AM-12:00PM

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This Saturday, visit Retro Fitness for a FREE Zumba kids class – parents welcomed! This class is for kids 3-12 years of age and will take at 130 Washington Street in Hoboken. In lieu of a class fee, please bring a toy to donate to their toy drive for Toys for Tots.

W Kodak Jewelers Holiday Party: Saturday, December 10th from 11:00AM-8:00PM

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W Kodak Jewelers is proud to present their holiday party this Saturday. From 11:00AM-8:00PM, you can enjoy bloody marys, mimosas and hors d’oeuvres while you peruse their collection. Located at 1123 Hudson Street in Hoboken. 

Holiday Marketplace: Saturday, December 10th from 12:00PM-4:00PM

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The Hudson County Community College will host a holiday marketplace this Saturday. Enjoy a day perusing over 70 local vendors, live music, hot apple cider or hot chocolate, pictures with Santa, giveaways and more. Attendance is free but the Student Government Association asks that you please bring toys and clothing to benefit children and families in need this holiday season. Located at 161 Newkirk Street in Jersey City. 

Elite Ugly Sweater Bar Crawl: Saturday, December 10th from 1:00PM-12:00AM

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Dress in your “ugliest”?? This Saturday, you can participate in an ugly sweater bar crawl including bars such as: The Shannon, Willie Mcbrides, Wicked Wolf Tavern, Black Bear Bar & Grill, 1 Republik , Texas Arizona and more. Get your tickets here.

Meditation Class at Modern Sage: Sunday, December 11th at 11:00AM

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Wind down from your weekend with a little morning meditation. Visit Modern Sage to experience this hour guided mediation that will help reduce stress, reduce insomnia, give clarity and help develop a connection with oneself. All are welcome for just $10. Located at 351 2nd Street in Jersey City. 

Upcoming Weekday Events

Monday, December 12th – Hoboken Girl’s 12 Days of Giveaways begins! Follow us here for deets. 

Monday, December 12th at 6:00PM- Ugly Sweater Cross-Chamber Holiday Mixer – register here

Monday, December 12th at 8:00PM – Star Wars trivia at Maxwell’s

Tuesday, December 13th from 11:00AM-3:00PM-  6th Borough Market’s Holiday Bazaar.

Wednesday, December 14th at 5:00PM- The annual Hoboken Christmas tree lighting {previously rescheduled due to rain} – located at City Hall.

Wednesday, December 14th from 6:30PM-9:30PM- Hoboken Shelter’s 13th Annual Silent Auction – more info & tickets here

Wednesday, December 14th from 7:00PM-8:30PM- The Traveling Grape with Lourdes of the Vine – tickets & more about this class on Cabernet Sauvignon here.  

Thursday, December 15th from 4:00PM-9:00PM- Holiday trunk show at The Modern Sagefree chakra readings, jewelry and other goodies. 

Thursday, December 15th from 6:00PM-10:00PM- Liberty Science Center After Dark: Space Cantina – more info & tickets here

Thursday, December 15th from 7:00PM-8:30PM- Holiday Cake Decorating Class at Hoboken Public Library – more info here

What will you do this week{end}? We hope it’s a good one xo 


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Meg is a twenty-something “old soul” and is known to leave {red} lipstick marks on her coffee mugs. She moved to Hoboken last year for a boy {a wonderful one at that} and has happily resided uptown since. When she’s not writing our weekly events guide, she’s a real estate agent and an amateur photographer. You can usually find Meg at a local coffee shop, a hot yoga studio, or home with her two cats, Penny Lane & Lucy. She loves a good glass of wine and cooking to her favorite band, The Beatles. Show this girl a sense of humor or recommend some good fiction and she’ll love you, dearly.