• 14 Events Happening in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {January 10-13, 2018}

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    The weekend is within reach, so it’s time to plan the next few days ahead. As always, there’s a bunch going on in Hudson County and we’ve got the rundown. Read on for 14 events in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend {January 10-13, 2018}:

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    **Featured Upcoming Event**

    Orangetheory Fitness Edgewater Transformation Challenge — January 21st through March 17th 

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    With 2019 in full swing, it’s time to turn those fitness resolutions into a reality. Orangetheory Fitness in Edgewater is hosting a challenge from January 21st through March 17th where participants will take 3 classes per week during the timeframe. All classes will be held at Orangetheory Fitness’ home studio in Edgewater where you will do your check-in weigh-ins {before, during, and after} to keep track of your body’s transformation. But that’s not all — there will also be a winner of this challenge who will be awarded $500 and an after party celebration. For a limited time, sign up for the Transformation Challenge for the special price of $199 {which includes 24 classes to use up until March 17th}. Sign up HERE — you won’t want to miss out!

    Upcoming Weekend Events

    Moon Meditation & Ritual at Hudson Yoga Project in Hoboken— Thursday, January 10th 

    Local acupuncturist Sara Khosrowjerdi is hosting a workshop that will teach students about the power of the moon and how its cycle affects our lives. The workshop will also feature an interactive learning lecture, meditation, and allow students to create their own rituals for releasing fears and setting new goals. Purchase tickets here.

    BaconFest at Zeppelin Hall in Jersey City — Friday, January 11th through Sunday, January 27th 

    BaconFest is back at Zeppelin Hall in Jersey City {88 Liberty View Drive} — explore 22 different bacon dishes from Executive Chef Franco Robazetti. During BaconFest, free bacon strips will be served at the bar daily from 4:00PM-7:00PM. Also enjoy a live DJ on Friday and Saturday evenings throughout the month.

    DIY Workshop at EatMetal Art Jewelry — Friday, January 11th from 6:00PM-9:00PM

    EatMetal Art Jewelry {720 Monroe Street Suite E511} is hosting a DIY workshop to create a textured silver band ring. All tools and materials are included in the price of the workshop. Get more information here.

    Self-Defense Class for Women at Athleta in Hoboken — Saturday, January 12th at 8:30AM

    Sabrina Sarabella is hosting an introduction class to self-defense for women at Athleta in Hoboken {316 Washington Street} this Saturday morning. The class will teach all about intuition, awareness, street smarts, and some key moves in self-defense. The class is donation-based and all proceeds will benefit WomenRising. Click here to RSVP.

    Blood Drive Hosted by Scout Troop 146 — Saturday, January 12th from 10:00AM-3:00PM

    Victor Mauseth and the boys from Scout Troop 146 are sponsoring a blood drive in Hoboken ar 308 Jefferson Street. The troop needs at least 40 people to donate to meet their goal. There will be water and snacks for those who donate. Get more information here.

    Chronic Cellars Wine Tasting — Saturday, January 12th from 2:00PM-4:00PM

    Join Bin 14’s wine director Joel for a tasting of Chronic Cellars wines paired with Chef Pino’s 3-course Mexican inspired menu. Get more information here and reserve your spot ASAP.

    The Theatre of Terror Premiere at Loew’s Theatre in Jersey City — Saturday, January 12th from 7:00PM-10:00PM

    Head to the iconic Loew’s Theatre in Jersey City {54 Journal Square Plaza} for the premiere of “The Theatre of Terror”, a feature-length anthology that was inspired by shows like “The Twilight Zone”. Cast and crew will also be available for a Q&A session and photo ops. Get more information here.

    Partners’ Group Paint Class at ArteVino in Hoboken — Saturday, January 12th from 8:00PM-10:30PM

    Grab your bestie, significant other, mom, or just about anyone and create a dual painting to take home. ArteVino Studio is located in the Monroe Center at 720 Monroe Street in Hoboken. Get more information here.

    The Hudson School Homecoming — Saturday, January 12th at 4:00PM

    Celebrate The Hudson School’s 40th anniversary this Saturday afternoon. Students, alumni, family, and friends are all invited to celebrate at the school {601 Park Avenue}. Get more information here.

    Professor Jeremy Dauber at the United Synagogue of Hoboken — Sunday, January 13th from 10:30AM-12:30PM

    Professor Jeremy Dauber, author of Jewish Comedy: A Serious History will be visiting the United Synagogue of Hoboken. located at 115 Park Avenue. Stop by to meet him and learn more about his book. Get more information here.

    Winter Flow and Glow at Powerflow Yoga in Hoboken — Sunday, January 13th from 1:30PM-3:00PM

    Beat the winter blues by recharging and reconnecting with Powerflow Yoga {104 Hudson Street Suite 5}. This unheated workshop will feature mantras, meditation, and movement. Click here to sign up.

    Kid-Friendly Events

    January Date Night at Urban Jungle Play — Saturday, January 12th from 5:00PM-8:00PM

    Parents, enjoy a date night without having to search for a babysitter. Urban Jungle Play is hosting its monthly date night this Saturday evening. Get more information here.

    National Rubber Duck Day at Urban Jungle Play in Hoboken — Sunday, January 13th from 9:00AM-6:00PM

    With the purchase of an open play pass, children can count, sort, and “swim” with rubber ducks in honor of National Rubber Duck Day. Get more information here.

    Other Local Events

    Bridelux Atelier in New York City — Sunday, January 13th from 11:00AM-6:00PM

    Brides-to-be, this is one event you do not want to miss. Explore luxury brands, hear and meet guest speakers, and get started on planning your dream wedding at the Bridelux Atelier at the InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel in NYC {111 East 48th Street}. And since you brides have enough to pay for — Bridelux is giving 30 FREE tickets to Hoboken Girl readers. Just click here and enter the promo code HOBOKENGIRL to claim your free ticket. 

    Upcoming Weekday Events

    Monday, January 14th — Portrait Drawing Beginner Workshop at 107 Bowers Gallery in Jersey City. For more information, email jean.antoine.norbert@gmail.com. {6:00PM-9:00PM}

    Monday, January 14th — Hoboken Community Dinner at 221 Jackson Street. Sign up to bring food here. {7:30PM-9:00PM}

    Monday, January 14th — The Nasty Show {comedy show} at Willie McBrides in Hoboken. {616 Grand Street}

    Tuesday, January 15th — Kid’s Yoga Series at Asana Soul Practice in Hoboken — get more information here. {4:15PM-5:15PM}

    Tuesday, January 15th — Soul of Sake with Miss Sake USA at Ani Ramen House in Jersey City {218 Newark Avenue} — get more information here.

    Wednesday, January 16th — Wellness Day: Nutrition Maser Class at Prime Cycle in Hoboken — get more information here.

    Wednesday, January 16th — Trivia Night at Black Bear in Hoboken {8:00PM}

    It’s time to get planning — happy weekend!

    Remember to tag us on Insta in your adventures @HobokenGirlBlog or #HobokenGirl for a repost. xo

    **To submit an event for our community guide, please fill out our events form here or email events@hobokengirl.com.**


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    Briana is a born-and-raised Hoboken Girl who embraces both the new and old aspects of the Mile Square. She’s a freelance writer, works in social media, and more importantly (but not really) — a cat lover and total foodie. When she’s not working, she can be found convincing herself to buy something at Sephora or Target, eating mussels with her fiancé at Leo’s, or planning her next Disney vacation.


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