13 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {January 3-6, 2019}

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Now that we’ve officially welcomed 2019, it’s time to get back to the grind. Hopefully this was a short work week for many — but even so, that excitement for the weekend is probably still present. Have no fear: the celebrating hasn’t stopped and there are plenty of ways to keep busy this weekend in our area. Read on for 13 things to do in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend {January 3-6, 2019}:

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**Upcoming Featured Event**

Free Trial Class at The Max Challenge of Hoboken — Saturday, January 5th from 9:00AM-9:45AM

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The Max Challenge of Hoboken is helping you start off the new year right and get started on fitness goals with a FREE trial class. Experience all that The Max Challenge has to offer and learn about their program and challenges. Get more information here and learn more about The Max Challenge of Hoboken here.

Weekend Events

James Calleo Band Live at The Hutton in Jersey City — Friday, January 4th from 10:00PM-12:00AM

Local musician James Calleo and his trio will be performing live at The Hutton in Jersey City. The band will play at 10:00PM, but attendees are advised to arrive early to get a good spot. The Hutton is located at 225 Hutton Street in Jersey City. Get more information here.

Lloyd United Live at Finnegan’s Pub in Hoboken — Saturday, January 5th from 10:00PM-1:00AM

Lloyd United, a ukulele band, will be performing at Finnegan’s Pub in Hoboken {734 Willow Avenue} this Saturday evening. Enjoy some of Finnegan’s out-of-this-world bar food, grab some drinks, and enjoy the show. Get more information here.

The PACO Annual Three Kings Celebration in Jersey City — Saturday, January 5th from 2:00PM-5:00PM

Join St. Mary’s Parish of Jersey City {254 2nd Street} for a celebration of the holiday, Three Kings Day. There will be gifts for children, door prizes, and music. Get more information here.

January Challenge Kickoff at The Max Challenge of Hoboken — Sunday, January 6th from 8:00AM-9:45AM

The Max Challenge of Hoboken is kicking off its January Challenge this Sunday morning. All are welcome to attend the event {whether you are signed up for the challenge or not} to learn all about the 10-week challenge and what The Max Challenge has to offer. Get more information here.

New Year’s Transformation Workshop at Asana Soul Practice in Jersey City — Sunday, January 6th from 12:15PM-2:15PM

Get in touch with your personal power in this two-hour workshop lead by OH Prema. The workshop will feature yoga, intuitive and resonant intention setting, and mantra work. This event will take place at Asana Soul Practice’s Jersey City location {1st Street & Provost Street}. Get more information and sign up here.

Jersey City LGBTQ Wedding Expo — Sunday, January 6th from 12:30PM-3:30PM

The 6th annual Jersey City LGBTQ Wedding Expo is taking place this Sunday afternoon at The Liberty House Restaurant in Jersey City {76 Audrey Zapp Drive}. Grab your fiancé and explore several different wedding vendors from DJs to photographers to florists and beyond. Get more information here.

Handstand Workshop at Asana Soul Practice in Hoboken — Sunday, January 6th from 2:00PM-4:30PM

Join yoga instructor James Calleo to master the art of handstands at Asana Soul Practice in Hoboken {411 Jefferson Street}. The class is $30 for members and $35 for non-members. Get more information here.

Sound Journey Meditation at Sattva Yoga in Jersey City — Sunday, January 6th from 2:30PM-4:00PM

Celebrate Three Kings Day with a Sound Journey Meditation class hosted by sound alchemist Dr. Kathia. Dr. Kathia offers a unique sound journey experience with crystal bowls and gong bath. Sattva Yoga is located at 523 Palisade Avenue in Jersey City. Get more information here.

Shalom Baby: Welcoming a Jewish Child at The United Synagogue of Hoboken — Sunday, January 6th from 7:30PM-9:00PM

Join The United Synagogue of Hoboken for a workshop designed for expecting parents who will be welcoming a child into the Jewish community. The event will take place at The United Synagogue of Hoboken {115 Park Avenue}. Get more information here.

Kid-Friendly Events

National Spaghetti Day at Urban Jungle Play in Hoboken — Friday, January 4th 

With the purchase of an open play pass, children can make their very own spaghetti at Urban Jungle Play {1140 Maxwell Lane} in honor of National Spaghetti Day. This spaghetti sensory activity can be made on a plate or in a bag for children to bring home. Plus, parents can pick up some simple spaghetti recipes to make at home. Purchase your open play pass here.

Storytime with Jessie Sima at WORD Bookstore in Jersey City — Saturday, January 5th from 11:00AM-12:00PM

Join author Jessie Sima for a reading of her new children’s book, Love, Z. The book is about a robot named Z who finds a message in a bottle and goes on a quest to find the meaning. WORD Bookstore is located at 123 Newark Avenue in Jersey City. Get more information here.

Family Funday at The Hoboken Public Library — Saturday, January 5th from 1:00PM-2:30PM

Head to the Hoboken Public Library {500 Park Avenue} for Family Funday with Cassandra The Songstress of Magic who uses her skills as a singer, actor, and dancer to create magic. The program is suitable for all ages. Get more information here.

 

Upcoming Weekday Events:

Monday, January 7th — Lamaze Class at Monroe Street Movement Space in Hoboken {6:30PM-9:00PM}. Get more information here.

Monday, January 7th — Free Salsa and Bachata lessons at Cadillac Cantina in Hoboken {8:00PM}. Contact principe216@gmail.com for more information.

Tuesday, January 8th — 5-Week Beginner Series at Hudson Yoga Project {7:45PM}. Get more information here.

Wednesday, January 9th — Bob’s Burgers Trivia at 8th Street Tavern in Hoboken {7:30PM}. Get more information here.

Wednesday, January 9th — Disney Movie Trivia at Black Bear Bar & Grill in Hoboken {8:00PM}. Get More information here.

It’s time to get planning — happy weekend!

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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.