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48 Virtual Events in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {May 28th-31st}

by Corinne Batsides
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There are virtual events abound in Hudson County, so there’s certainly no shortage of things to do this weekend. It’s pretty amazing to see our community come together and adapt so well to the changing landscape of this unprecedented time. Whether you’re into fitness, art, or sipping wine, there’s no need to feel bored at home anymore with all these endless virtual opportunities all around the community. Check out this list of all the virtual events happening in Hoboken, Jersey City, and beyond this Memorial Day 2020 weekend {May 21st—24th}.

Disclaimer: Events are subject to change. For the most up-to-date info, please contact the host directly.

Featured Events

Evolve Med Spa Launches Hoboken Location

Thursday, May 28th | MAKE YOUR RESERVATION

Evolve Med Spa

Evolve Med Spa {706 Grand Street, Hoboken} has launched its Hoboken location and is now open with limited availability. This boutique med spa provides state of the art face, body, and injectable treatments to help our clients look and feel their best. From Botox, fillers, Microneedling, and state of the art body treatments to tighten and tone the body {InMode’s Evolve system}, Evolve Med Spa is the trusted destination for all your aesthetic needs. Prioritizing the safety of their clients and team members, Evolve Med Spa will only be seeing one client at a time, with extra time in between each appointment to completely sanitize the office in addition to the safety precautions in place. Best of all, HG readers can receive 20% off when you use the code “HOBOKENGIRL” {one-time use only}. Click here to make your reservation and learn more about Evolve Med Spa.

Hoboken Girl’s New Job Board Platform — 25+ Jobs to Apply to this Weekend

Available Now | Ongoing

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To make your job search easier and to help connect our community on both sides to opportunities, we’ve created a job board for all of our readers and business owners to get all the latest local jobs listings — complete with jobs available by businesses in NJ, NY, and of course — across Hudson County. Check it out here. It’s always free to apply to any job!

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Hoboken Girl Apparel Shop in Collaboration with Local Thread

All Weekend | Ongoing

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Hoboken Girl has teamed up with The Local Thread to create an e-commerce shop for Hoboken Girl merch. All of the proceeds from the shop will go to support our team at this difficult time, and we’ll be donating 10% of our net proceeds to the Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps for Hoboken merch, and 10% of our net proceeds to WomenRising for any Jersey City merch sold. Shop now here.

Virtual Weekend Events in the Area

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Groove on Grove at Home with HDSID Jersey City

Wednesday, May 27th | 6:00PM-9:00PM

Enjoy some homegrown original live music and support local Jersey City businesses with Groove on Grove. Learn more here.

Jersey City Theater Center New Play Festival

Wednesday, May 27th | 7:00PM-8:30PM


One of the signature series of Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) – Jersey City The Jersey City New Play Festival – returns in a new online format on May 13: JCTC New Play Festival Online: Return to Love. Now in its fourth year, the play reading series features new plays by new and emerging playwrights. This week’s reading includes: This One or That? by Geoff Hargreaves, Rewrite by Sheila Cowley, and War Dog by James McLindon. This event will be held online on Zoom, free of charge. Get tickets here.

PlayWorks Online with Hudson Theater Works

Wednesday, May 27th | 7:00PM

New Jersey Theatre Alliance presents Hudson Theatre Works’ PlayWorks readings of new plays online. “Bird in a Box,” by Joanne Hoersch can be seen this Wednesday at 7:00PM, on the theatre company’s Youtube channel here. Donations will be going to the Weehawken Emergency Services Volunteers.

Milk + Cream Cereal Bar Opening

Thursday, May 28th 

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NYC’s premier cereal bar and ice cream shop just set up shop in Jersey City {175 Newark Avenue, Jersey City} — and it’s opening its doors to customers for takeout this Thursday. Order for pickup here.

Shavuot unBoxed from Chabad Young Professionals

In normal times, Chabad Young Professionals would be hosting its annual grand Dairy Brunch this weekend to celebrate the holiday of Shavuot. Although we can’t celebrate together as a community this year, it doesn’t mean Shavuot should be any less of a celebration. Get your very own DIY Shavuot kit which includes a bottle of wine, dairy delicacies, holiday candles, and a booklet with Torah reading and study material here.

Table Talk Live with Hudson Kitchen

Thursday, May 28th | 12:00PM

Join Hudson Kitchen founder and CEO Djenaba Johnson-Jones on Instagram live, as she chats with leading industry experts, startups, and seasoned food entrepreneurs, who will give you advice on how to kick-start your culinary concept and transform it into a thriving business. Tune in this week to hear from Audrey Powell, founder and CEO of Spicegrove. Tune in on IG.

Career Recovery Zoom Class with the Hoboken Library

Thursday, May 28th | 1:00PM

Join the guided conversation on how to recover professionally during the COVID-19 pandemic with the Hoboken Library {500 Park Avenue, Hoboken}. The topics covered will include employment support, income alternatives, resume building, creating a career brand and the importance of skill-building. Click here to register.

Curatorial Talks with Mana Contemporary

Thursday, May 28th | 3:00PM-4:00PM

Join in virtually with Join Terry R. Myers — independent curator, writer, and editor-at-large of the Brooklyn Rail — in conversation with Connie Butler — chief curator at the Hammer Museum. RSVP here.

Thursday Writing Prompts To Get You Published with JCW Online

Thursday, May 28th | 6:30PM-8:30PM

Jumpstart your creativity at this week’s workshop, which will use three upcoming writing contests as the focus of each writing prompt, so writers can get a jump on getting published. The goal of prompts is to get writers out of their comfort zone and trying a new genre, voice, or character. Just bring a notebook, laptop, pen, and your imagination. Join here.

Change the Way You Care for Your Mental Health and Start Living a More Fulfilling Life

Thursday, May 28th | 7:30PM

Join Hoboken resident Diana Gasperoni, Founder of BeWELL Psychotherapy as she closes out Mental Health Awareness Month. Join this free webinar to check-in with where you are and examine the feelings that come up as we change into a new season and cope with new rules and restrictions due to COVID-19. As summer approaches, we move into a new phase of opening back up, which comes with an impact on mental health – whether it is through worry about going back outside, returning to work, or struggling to accept this new reality. In this webinar, you will learn how to approach these thoughts and feelings head-on so that you can live well and embrace positive mental health. Learn more here.

Practice online with Pavana Yoga

Friday, May 29th | 9:00AM-9:15AM

Join the online Mini Soul Flow with Danielle. Register here.

8 Springs Studio

Friday, May 29nd | 12:30PM

Join Eight Spring Studios’ virtual fitness class with Lizzie via Zoom. Book your class here.

A Strange Loop with Michael R. Jackson

Friday, May 29th | 3:00PM-4:00PM
Join in virtually as Mana Contemporary performance director, Molly Feingold, speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winner Michael R. Jackson about his work and process. Click here to RSVP.

Wine Time with John Ward, Mary Taylor, and Mark Censits

Friday, May 29th | 5:00PM

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Join in this week’s virtual wine tasting hosted by Cool Vines via their instagram live here.

Shake Your $$$ Maker for Free with Jane Do

Friday, May 29th | 6:00PM

Shake your money maker in a free live stream class with Jane Do. Build your booty and your bank account. Book here.

Virtual Drag Bingo with Harmonica Sunbeam

Friday, May 29th | 8:00PM

Art House Productions {262 17th Street, Jersey City} and Harmonica Sunbeam are hosting four rounds of virtual bingo via Zoom. Click here for more info.

Dance The Quarantine Blues Away! Online Jazz Dance Class for Beginners with Jacquie Bird

Saturday, May 30th | 2:30PM-3:30PM

Dance the quarantine away with Jacquie Bird. Get more information here.

Jane Do Live Stream Fitness Class

Saturday, May 30th | 10:15AM

Dance Your A$$ Off with Danielle via livestream Book here.

Practice Online with Pavana Yoga

Sunday, May 31st | 9:00AM-9:15AM

Join the quick online Ocean Meditation with Danielle. Register here.

Virtual Cooking Class with Melissa Muller Sireci of Feudo Montoni

Sunday, May 31st | 12:00PM

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Melissa Muller, famed author of “Sicily: The Cookbook”, will be joining us live from Sicily to take you through all the steps of creating classic Sicilian dishes paired with their distinct indigenous varietals. Before tuning in, you can purchase a meal kit which includes: fully portioned ingredients to cook a 3-course meal for  two, three bottles of Feudo Montoni wines, access to the live class with Melissa & Fabio. Meal kits will be available for pickup on Saturday, May 30. Purchase here.

Yin Yoga with Hudson Yoga Project

Sunday, May 31st | 4:30PM-5:30PM

Join in on Hudson Yoga Project’s {44 Hudson Place, 4th floor, Hoboken} online yin yoga class with Morgan. Register here.

Hip New Jersey Stays Home

Sunday, May 31st | 8:00PM-9:00PM

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This Sunday night, tune into News 12+ for a virtual concert featuring Garden State musical acts, celebrity appearances, and real-life stories.

Virtual Exhibition Tours at the Hoboken Historical Museum

All Weekend | Ongoing

The Hoboken Historical Museum {1301 Hudson Street, Hoboken} will be hosting a variety of virtual exhibition tours. Get more information here.

Free Online Ivy League Courses

All Weekend | Ongoing

Enjoy a slew of online courses from a variety of Ivy League schools. Get more information here.

Workouts with Rx30FIT

All Weekend | Ongoing

Join Rx30FIT for a variety of workouts via Instagram this weekend. Get more information here.

Learn the Art of Karate from Home with Sensei Dave

All Weekend | Ongoing

Your little one can learn karate from home with online lessons. Get more info and register here.

Virtual Music Classes with Rockness Music

All Weekend | Ongoing

Enjoy a virtual music lesson with your little one with Rockness Music {multiple locations}. Get more info here.

Online Classes with Coditum

All Weekend | Ongoing

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Coditum {720 Monroe Street, Hoboken} will be offering a variety of online one-on-one classes. Find out more information and sign up here.

Transformative Picture Life After the Pandemic with Hoboken Arts

Now through Sunday, May 31st | Ongoing

Enjoy Transformative Picture Life After the Pandemic with Hoboken  Arts. Get more information here.

Thomas Edison Black Maria Film Series Goes Virtual at Hoboken Historical Museum

Onoging through May 31st 

While we are all sheltering in place to avoid spreading COVID-19 — or out there doing essential jobs — the Hoboken Museum is pleased to join with the Thomas Edison Black Maria Film Festival for a virtual screening of a selection of its award-winning short films. Click here to learn more.

Socially-Distanced Events

Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmers’ Market

Thursday, May 28th | 4:00PM-8:00PM

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Farmers’ markets are finally back, following strict social-distancing guidelines. Three vendors will be on the first section of the Newark Ave Pedestrian Mall, one of them is @thefishstand. Be sure to get some fresh air and stop by the Pedestrian Mall.

Hoboken Farmers’ Market at Church Square Park

Tuesday, June 2nd| 2:00PM-6:00PM

Following social distancing precautions, the Hoboken Farmers’ Market — located on Garden Street between 4th and 5th Streets — is reopening this Tuesday. Residents need to continue to have access to fresh produce and products in order to stay healthy. The vendors will follow social distancing regulations, including keeping more space between each vendor by operating on both sides of the block, and a glove and face mask requirement.

Kid-Focused Events

Stretch, Scribble, and Sing: Kidville’s Good Morning Online Show

Thursday, May 28th | 9:15AM-9:45AM

Have your little one start his or her day with the Kidville crew to ease into your morning routine. Wake him up with a yoga flow and warm up her voice with some classic tunes on guitar for interactive singing and dancing. Discover your child’s creativity with follow-the-leader scribbling and drawing. Get more info here.

Circle Time with Connect the Dots OT

Thursday, May 28th | 5:15PM

Circle Time’s occupational therapists will engage your little ones through music and finger play, including listening, singing and acting in response to music. Our occupational therapist will guide them in connecting songs to hand movements, that will help in developing your child’s self regulation, listening skills, comprehension and eye-hand coordination. Tune into the IG live here.

I’m with the band: Kidville’s Music Making Adventure

Thursday, May 28th | 11:15AM-11:45AM


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Mr. Calvin has always wanted to be a rock star and your little one is the missing piece to his dream band. Have instruments at the ready {DIY and imaginary ones are perfect} and get your little one ready to jam with friends on the Playground. Get more info here.

Free Facebook Live Story Reading For Kids

Friday, May 29th | 10:0AM

Join Speech and Hearing Associates every Friday at 10:00AM to hear popular children’s books read by Speech-Language Pathologist, Alyssa Kleinman. Join here.

William and Else’s Adventures in Art and Science

Friday, May 29th | 10:0AM

Join Zoo and Aquarium educators, every Friday morning as they play historic WCS scientists. Draw along with this imaginative adventure deep in the ocean to discover a new incredible animal every week. This program is designed for elementary school aged children, but is free and open to animal lovers of all ages. Join the Instagram live here.

Kidville’s Break the Internet Dance Party

Friday, May 29th | 12:15PM-12:45PM

Have your child celebrate the end of the week with friends near and far by jumping, twisting, leaping, and wiggling to a playlist that will get your whole family moving! Friday nights are made for parties and the Kidville crew wants to party with you, the worldwide Kidville Playground community. Get more info here.

Story Time with Ms. Ashley with the Hoboken Library

Sunday, May 31st | All day

Ms. Ashley created a special story time video with the Hoboken Library {500 Park Avenue, Hoboken} just for your child. She will be reading Red, A Crayon’s Story, by Michael Hall. Click here for Story Time with Ms. Ashley.

Upcoming Weekday Events

Monday, June 1st — Join in on a Vinyasa Flow stream with Hudson Yoga Project. Register here.

Tuesday, June 2nd — Join the introduction to Plate Tectonics with Geologist Jim Reynolds at 2:00PM. Learn more here.

Tuesday, June 2nd — Get Lifted with Jane Do Studio via livestream from 12:15PM-1:05M. Book here.

Tuesday, June 2nd — Join the virtual Breathwork Meditation with Mary Kate. Book here.

Wednesday, June 3rd — Enjoy Wine Down Wednesdays, a free virtual art class with DT234 Gallery & Art Studio. Tune in here.

Wednesday, June 3rd — Join HYP for an Align and Refine class with Magi at 5:30PM. Get more information here.

Remember to tag us on Instagram in your virtual adventures @thehobokengirl or #HobokenGirl for a potential repost. xo

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