• 13 Events Happening in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {November 22-25, 2018}

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    By this weekend, you’ll be stuffed with turkey, so over the leftovers, and ready to move on and get ready for the next big holiday. With that being said, you might want to get out of the house and keep busy before the Christmas rush really begins. Luckily, there are 13 events happening in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend {November 22-25, 2018} — here’s your guide to things happening in Hoboken + Jersey City post-Thanksgiving — check all of the fun out below:

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    Upcoming Featured Event:

    The Hoboken Holiday Market — Monday, December 17th from 6:00PM-10:00PM

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    Hoboken Girl’s annual Hoboken Holiday Market is back for 2018 and will be full of holiday fun. Join us for an evening of holiday shopping and celebrating. Over 20 local vendors and boutiques will be at Birch Hoboken {located at 92 River Street} on Monday, December 17th from 6-10:00PM selling unique gift items where you’re sure to find something for everyone on your list. This event is the perfect way to personalize your holiday shopping and support local vendors. Get your entry tickets here {a portion of each ticket is donated to Hoboken Volunteer Ambulance Corps!} — they include a free glass of Chandon sparkling wine if bought in advance. We can’t wait!

    This Weekend’s Events:

    Free Thanksgiving Meal at Mario’s Pizzeria in Hoboken — Thursday, November 22nd 

    Marios Pizza in Hoboken {742 Garden Street} serves a free, traditional Thanksgiving meal every single year to those in need. This year is no different, and the event is happening on Thanksgiving Day {November 22nd}. Spread the word to those in need — the meal is completely free and the Mario’s staff will be sure to treat everyone like family.

    Salvation Army Jersey City Corps Thanksgiving Food Distribution — Thursday, November 22nd

    The Salvation Army is hosting its annual Thanksgiving Feeding Service with a holiday basket distribution. To get involved at the Jersey City location, visit the website here. If you are not spending the holiday in Hudson County and want to get involved in service, give the Salvation Army in your area a call to inquire about volunteer needs.

    Run+Strength Turkey Trot in Hoboken — Thursday, November 22nd at 10:00AM

    Join Run+Strength for their 7th annual 4-mile run in Hoboken on Thanksgiving morning. Spouses, children, dogs, and walkers are all welcome to participate in this fun, Thanksgiving-themed run. The run will begin at 7th and Bloomfield in Hoboken. Get more information here.

    Hudson County Community Foundation Thanksgiving Community Brunch — Thursday, November 22nd at 12:00PM

    The Hudson County Community Foundation is hosting a Thanksgiving Community Brunch in Jersey City {398 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard}. Guests will enjoy a Thanksgiving brunch surrounded by fellow residents. For volunteer opportunities, contact Reverend Bolivar Flores. For all contact information, visit the Hudson County Community Foundation’s Facebook Page here.

    Hoboken Shelter Community Dinner — Thursday, November 22nd from 6:00PM-8:00PM

    The Hoboken Shelter will be serving dinner on Thanksgiving Day from 6:00PM-8:00PM and is in need of volunteers. Volunteers are needed to help with serving dinner, sorting clothing and food donations and socialize with guests. All volunteers must contact the shelter to register. For more information on registration, visit the website here.

    Zack’s Thanksgiving Dinner — Thursday, November 22nd

    While Zack’s will be closed on Thanksgiving Day to customers, the restaurant will be open to those who are in need of a free Thanksgiving meal. Anyone interested in making a donation or volunteering on Thanksgiving Day can speak to staff at Zack’s.

    Burn the Bird and Build Your Bum at JackRabbit in Hoboken — Friday, November 23rd from 9:30AM-10:30PM

    JackRabbit of Hoboken {127 Washington Street} is teaming up with Bum Pilates {22 Hudson Place} for a free Pilates class at JackRabbit this Friday morning {perfect timing as it’s the morning after Thanksgiving}. This is a great way to burn off all of the excess calories you consumed the day before. Light and healthy refreshments will be served post-class and participants will get access to exclusive Black Friday deals in-store. Get more information and RSVP here.

    Full Moon in Gemini Meditation at Asana Soul Practice in Hoboken — Friday, November 23rd from 7:00PM-8:00PM

    Calm your body and mind while welcoming the Full Moon in Gemini with Asana Soul Practice instructor, Lucianna Silvestri. The sign of Gemini teaches us to communicate and shows us how to use the power of our voice. The event will take place at Asana Soul Practice in Hoboken {411 Jefferson Street} and is free for members + $18 for a drop-in. Get more information here.

    Partners Painting at ArteVino in Hoboken — Friday, November 23rd from 7:30PM-10:00PM

    This special ArteVino class is perfect for couples who want to create a unique painting for their home. With this “partners painting”, you and your partners’ canvases will join together to create one big picture. Also important to note, ArteVino is a BYO studio — so this makes for the perfect date night. Get more information here.

    Zen Den at Athleta Hoboken — Saturday, November 24th through Monday, November 26th 

    In the midst of the holiday craziness, Athleta Hoboken {316 Washington Street} is turning into a “Zen Den” with soothing surroundings that gives you permission to pause. At the store will be local wellness studios and businesses that will offer complimentary relaxation services. In terms of shopping, there will be a 20% off sale and the first 25 customers each day will receive a goody bag filled with free classes and services from local businesses. Get more information here.

    Pandas 3D Film Opens at Liberty Science Center — Saturday, November 24th at 10:00AM

    Pandas, a new 3D film narrated by Kristen Bell, is opening at the Liberty Science Center {222 Jersey City Boulevard in Jersey City} this weekend. The film is included with the purchase of a combination or premium pass and can be seen at LSC’s Joseph D. Williams 3D Science Theater. Get more information and purchase tickets here.

    Annual Concert at Bluthner School of Music — Saturday, November 24th at 3:00PM

    The Bluthner School of Music in Hoboken is hosting their annual concert at 401 1st Street. Tickets can be purchased online or at the door. Get more information here.

    Yoga Nidra for Stress and Anxiety — Sunday, November 25th from 7:22PM-8:30PM

    After the hustle and bustle of Thanksgiving, you’ll need to relax this weekend. Pavana Yoga {251 1st Street} is hosting a Yoga Nidra for Stress and Anxiety class with 1 1/2 hours of pure bliss and relaxation. In this class, you will be in a dream state {but one in which the mind is conscious and present} and the teacher will guide you in gentle stretches. 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.


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