15 Events Happening in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {February 22, 2018}

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It may have been a short week, but TBH the weekend couldn’t have come fast enough. This weekend in Hoboken and Jersey City, you can get away to the ski slopes or stay local by enjoying an ‘80s night at the W Hotel or maybe go to the theater to catch the newest plays that hit the town. Here are 15 things to do in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend:

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*FEATURED EVENTS*

Hudson Wedding Social at Molos Restaurant: Sunday, February 25th from 12:30PM-2:00PM

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The mega wedding event you’ve been waiting for is back and better than ever. This year’s festivities will take place at Molos {1 Pershing Road} in Weekhawken and will feature more than 20 unique bridal and wedding vendors from hair and makeup to flowers and music. Plus, you can sip tasty mimosas at the venue. Get tickets here.

Juice Press Opening Weekend: Friday, February 23rd and Saturday, February 24th

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Finally, Juice Press has come to Hoboken! Celebrate all weekend long at the new spot {1400 Washington Street} with a can’t-miss special: 50% off up to three items all weekend long. Whether you stop in during a casual stroll around town or an intense workout, it’s the perfect healthy way to treat yo’self.

Call Me Old Fashioned at the W Hotel: Thursday, February 22nd at 6:00PM

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Head out to the W Hoboken {225 River Street} for a roaring 20’s night at The Living Room bar. Get ready to party Prohibition-style with specialty cocktails by Absolut Elyx & bites by Halifax in a speakeasy atmosphere. Get more info here.

Cryptocurrently Tech Talk: Thursday, February 22nd at 6:00PM

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Want to learn more about Bitcoin? Need some investment tips? Look no further than Cryptocurrently: an event led by experts in the tech industry {Lou Kerner, Dave Sorin,and Ramesh Babu} who will be breaking things down for you. Look forward to networking and refreshments, a fireside chat with the experts, and a happy hour at Piggyback after the event. RSVP here.

Author Elif Batuman and New Yorker Editor Carla Blumenkrantz at Little City Books: Thursday, February 22nd at 7:00PM

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Join author Elif Batuman with New Yorker editor Carla Blumenkrantz at Little City Books {100 Bloomfield Street} for a chat about “The Idiot.”  In Batuman’s brainy book, you’ll hear about her freshman year at Harvard in 1995. Get more details here.

V-Day Jersey City Celebrates 20 Years Of The Vagina Monologues: Friday, February 23rd at 7:00PM

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To celebrate the 20th anniversary of The Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler, V-Day Jersey City  Speranza Theatre Company (STA) will present the fourth annual V-Day benefit readings of Eve Ensler’s award-winning play at Hudson County Community College {71 Sip Avenue} for free. Each year, thousands of V-Day benefits are held around the world raising funds and awareness towards ending violence against women and girls — so show your support for this extraordinary cause. Get more info here.

Deli Night With the United Synagogue of Hoboken: Friday, February 23rd at 7:00PM

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Join other local young professionals for a deli-themed night at 115 Park Ave. The night will start with Shabbat services and a tasty dinner will be served at 8:15 for you to enjoy with everyone. Tickets start at $18 and are $25 after February 19th. Reserve your spot here.

Jazz Night at The Shepherd and The Knucklehead: February 23rd at 7:30PM

Settle in for a calming evening at The Shepherd and Knucklehead { 1313 Willow Ave} with a night of jazz with Trading 8s. Get more details here.

Mike Buscio – Live Music in the Brewery Tasting Room: February 23rd at 6:00PM

Head out to Departed Soles Brewery {150 Bay Street} for a night of cold beers and live music from Mike Buscio right in the tasting room. Your taste buds and ears will thank you. Get more info here.

Yoga + Music in the Atrium at Harborside JC: Saturday, February 24th at 11:00AM

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What better way to relax than with a yoga class and live music followed by mimosas at Piggyback bar {they’ll be offering a free mimosa with the purchase of brunch}? This yoga experience inside Harborside Atrium {210 Hudson Street} is open to all levels and will get your weekend off on the right foot. Register for free here {there is $5 cash entrance fee at the door}.

Large Format Tasting at Bin 14: Saturday, February 24th at 2:00PM

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The bigger the better, and that definitely is no exception when it comes to some vino. Bin 14 is hosting a big bottle tasting, so you can sip on wines accompanied by a three-course meal by Chef Anthony Pino. This is part of their monthly wine tasting series, and is hosted by Sommelier Joel David Liscio. Tickets are $75 per person — get more details here

Skiing Is Believing: Saturday, February 24th from 6:30AM-4:30PM

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Hit the slopes for the day with Hoboken Grace to sweep away those winter blues. The group will be leaving Hoboken bright and early to get to the slopes at 9:30 am. Get more details here.

Wellness and Wine at Grand Vin: Sunday, February 25th at 1:00PM

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Wine{d} down  your weekend with some vino and relaxing massages from Massage by Dusty at Grand Vin {500 Grand Street}. Experience mini-consultations from various local ‘wellness’ vendors while you indulge in an assortment of organic wines. Sip your way to a new-and-improved you. Get more info here.

Pinocchio Opening Night at JCTC Kids: Through May 20th

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Watch one of your favorite childhood classics live on stage at Jersey City Theater Center {339 Newark Ave}. Pinocchio by Puppetworks features hand-carved, wooden marionettes, original music, and vivid, colorful scenes ranging from the Undersea World, complete with a whale. Besides Pinocchio (and yes, the puppet’s nose actually grows on stage) and his creator/father, the kind Gepetto, the performance also includes the full retinue of familiar characters who accompany the puppet-boy – and his lie detector schnozzle – on his journey to become a real live boy: the Blue Fairy, Mr. Fox and Mr. Cat, the Ring Master and the Great Stromboli, the ultimate puppet master.Advance tickets/online sales: $9 for children; $10 for adults. At the door: $11 and $12; $9 each for groups of 20 or more. Get your tickets here.

Mile Square Theatre’s Driving Miss Daisy: Through February 25th

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Rub shoulders with Broadway stars at Hoboken’s own Mile Square Theatre season opener party on Friday, February 2nd. The MST season opens with Alfred Uhry’s powerful masterpiece Driving Miss Daisy, a timeless story set in the American South, about an elderly Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur who share a friendship that transcends class and race. The cast includes Barbara Broughton {Broadway’s Sunday in the Park with George}, Count Stovall {Broadway’s A Streetcar Named Desire}, and Matthew Lawler {MST’s Betrayal and ABC’s The Family} and will be directed by Mark Cirnigliaro. Tickets available here.

Upcoming weekday events:

Monday, February 26th: Postnatal 4-Week Series at Pavana Yoga

Tuesday, February 27th: BYOB Wood Paint Party at Celebrate Life Studio 

Wednesday, February 28th: HCST Foundation’s Fundraiser – Fast Track to Success at RPM Raceway 

Wednesday, February 28th: 90’s Purim Party at Barcade JC

It’s time to get planning — happy weekend! Remember to tag us on Insta in your adventures @HobokenGirlBlog or #HobokenGirl. xo


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By day, Tamara is an editor at a women's magazine, but in her free time, she runs her own fashion blog and helps out with Hoboken Girl. Otherwise, you can catch her ‘gramming like it's her job, checking out the cutest spots to eat and drink and redeeming herself at spin class later. Oh, and if you’re curious about Kylie Lip Kits, she’ll happily show you her collection.