• 15 Things To Do This Weekend in Hoboken + Jersey City {March 1st, 2018}

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    March means one thing: it’s almost time to ditch the heavy coats and scarves and say hello to light sweaters and perfect weather. Until it’s time for outdoor fun, you can enjoy a slew of events, including a three-course meal with delish wine pairings OR the latest art exhibits around Jersey City in the cozy indoors. Here are 15 things to do in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend.

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    *Upcoming Featured Event*

    Jersey City Wine Fest: Saturday, March 10th from 6:00PM-9:30PM

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    JC Wine Fest is back at the Harborside Atrium on March 10th. The event is from 6-9:30PM and is located at the Harborside 3 Atrium in Jersey City along the waterfront near Exchange Place. The atrium entrance is on Christopher Columbus Drive along the Hudson River Waterfront walkway next to the Exchange Place PATH. Your ticket to the event includes a souvenir glass and the freedom to spend the night sampling any wine you’d like from all different countries and wine regions. Plus, the event will feature live music from The Suyat Band and a variety of local food vendors. Click here for General Admission tickets and be sure to use code HOBOKENGIRL to get $15 off your ticket.

    Barolo Wine Dinner with Francesco Baravalle of Elvio Cogno: Thursday, March 1st at 7:00PM

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    Wine and dine the night away at Bin 14 {1314 Washington Street} with wine maker of Elvio Cogno. You can look forward to a top-quality Barolo or Barbaresco. The dinner costs $125 and includes 3 courses and 6 ultra premium wines. Call 201-963-9463 for reservations. Get more info here.

    JC Fridays: Friday, March 2nd at 7:00PM

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    Gather the entire family for JC Fridays, a free quarterly, citywide arts festival presented by Art House JC. There will be 20 art-related events going on, where restaurants, stores, and galleries, will be showcasing local artists’ work in their stores. From Journal Square to Greenville, there will be something to enjoy. Get more details here.

    Latte Art Class at Hidden Grounds Coffee: Friday, March 2nd at 7:30PM

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    Always had a dream of being a barista? Now’s your chance with this latte art class at Hidden Grounds Coffee {149 1st Street in Jersey City}. The class will cover the following:  an introduction on various espresso machines and beans, theory and practice of steaming milk, theory and practice of pulling espresso shots, and of course, how to do latte art. Get ready to get those likes on Instagram. Get more details here.

    New Works Opening Reception: Friday, March 2nd at 7:00PM

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    Celebrate the debut of New Works at Hoboken Arts with the opening reception of New Works at the Garden Level Gallery {315 3rd Street}. You can mix and mingle with a variety of artists including Jay Boucher, Theda Sandiford, and Paul Leibow; enjoy refreshments, and more. The exhibit goes through April 8th and is part of JC Fridays. Get more information here.

    United Synagogue of Hoboken’s 12th Annual Casino Night at Elks Lodge: Saturday, March 3rd at 7:00PM

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    Support the United Synagogue of Hoboken at their 12th annual Casino Night and 5th Annual Poker Classic at The Elks Club {1005 Washington Street}. Tickets are $85 and include dinner, an open bar, prizes, and plenty of games for the entire night. Contact casinonight@hobokensynagogue.org if you’d like a spot in poker. Get more info here.

    Day of Drones at Liberty Science Center: Saturday, March 3rd at 9:00AM

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    The Liberty Science Center’s Annual Day of Drones features people who build them and fly them. There will even be a Drone University for those of you wanting to learn how to fly in just 10 minutes. The festivities continue on Sunday, where there will bean outdoor drone freestyle and more. Get your tickets here.

    Putting on the Ritz Drag Show: Saturday, March 3rd at 11PM

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    Hoboken’s only drag show is putting on the ritz. The pre-game kicks off at Muneca Mullens’ studio {51 Harrison Street, A504} and moves onto Antique Bar and Bakery {122 Willow Ave} at 11PM. The show will star two Incredible QUEENS Gloria Swansong & Gilda Wabbit, who both encapsulates the legendary Mother/ Daughter Duo Judy Garland & Liza Minnelli. Get more info here.

    St. Paddy’s LepreCon in Hoboken: Saturday, March 3rd at 11:00AM

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    It’s that time again…grab your best green outfit for an ultra lucky day hopping around town for one of the biggest parties of the year. The best pre-St. Patrick’s day event kicks off at 10AM. Get more information here.

    Family FUNday: Bari Koral Yogapalooza: Saturday, March 3rd at 2:00PM

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    Get the whole family together and head to the Hoboken Public Library {500 Park Ave} for a yogapalooza event. This isn’t just your normal yoga class: expect a dancing bear, take a trip to the moon, and relax in the garden after the kiddos namaste. Read more about it here.

    Seussical the Musical at Little City Books: Sunday, March 4th at 11AM

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    Celebrate Read Across America at Little City Books {100 Bloomfield Avenue} by watching Seussical the Musical, performed by Garden Street School of the Performing Arts. You can also expect Seuss swag, activities, and photo props and opp. The show is FREE for kids of all ages.

    Healthy Bride: A Guide to Being the Best You When Saying I DO: Sunday, March 4th at 2:00PM

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    In honor of the launch of the E-book “Healthy Bride: A Guide to Being the Best You When Saying I DO!,” health coach Karen Endres and makeup artist Samantha Linn are hosting a healthy guide workshop at LA LA Land {681 Franklin Avenue}. Special guests include Styles On Location, LLC Mayernik Kitchen, and Dyana Bollander of Young Living Distributor. It’s the ultimate way to get motivated for 2018 with other women. Get more details here.

    Zumba Gold Master Class at Power House Gym: Sunday, March 4th at 5:30PM

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    Get ready for a major sweat sesh at Power House Gym {859 Communipaw Ave} with a Zumba master class for everyone. Get down with Lucrecia Venosta, Josephine Gonzalez, and Cookie Redondo. Tickets are $15 — get more info here.

    Pop Up Workshop Breathwork & Vitality, by Kundalini Brie: Monday, March 5th at 7:30PM

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    Clear away whatever has been clogging you physically and mentally with this relaxing workshop — all proceeds will go toward the #NEVERAGAINMARCH. Anyone from any age or physical fitness level is welcome to join. This workshop will be an hour and a half long and will consist of a breath work practice, a kundalini yoga kriya, and an active meditation set with breaks and refreshments included.

    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.

    Upcoming weekday events:

    Monday, March 5th: Hoboken Kids Comic Club at Hoboken Historical Museum 

    Tuesday, March 6th:  Bringing Baby Home at IndieGrove 

    Wednesday, March 7th: Author David Goodwin at Little City Books

    Thursday, March 8th: Join the HG Team for an evening of shopping @ Athleta {all our readers get 25% off!}

    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.


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