• 16 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {November 30-December 3, 2017}

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    Hellooo {almost} December! Christmas and Hanukkah season is in full swing as of Friday, and Hudson County is already on top of the festivities this weekend. From craft fairs galore to the newest play at Mile Square Theatre, you’ve got plenty of weekend event options to stay inside and beat the cold. Here are 16 things to do in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend.

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    Please note: Events are subject to change. Please check event websites for the latest updates and availability. 

    *FEATURED UPCOMING EVENTS*

    CTOR Orthodontics FREE Invisalign Consultations: Tuesday, December 5th 

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    CTOR Orthodontics is hosting a FREE Invisalign consultation event on Tuesday evening, December 5th. Head to their office on Tuesday evening, located at 129 Washington Street, Suite 300, in Hoboken. Call 551-225-1915 or email info@ctor.clinic to sign up for your free consult {appointment required}. You’ll get a $300 credit towards a Invisalign — and strawberries and rosé, too. Click here to learn more about the local orthodontics and Invisalign practice. See you Tuesday!

    Coditum Coding Classes Open House: Saturday, December 2nd from 10:00AM-4:00PM

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    Come check out Coditum’s newest Monroe Center lab {Unit C-513} — and test out a free coding class while you’re at it. At their open house, they’re offering a free class at from 10AM to 4PM, where you can learn about the college-level coding class they offer for any age {classes begin at 10, 12, or 2PM}. Please call 866-814-8324 or email info@coditum.com to reserve your spot. Each class is 1 hour and 45 minutes. They also offer flexible scheduling, so there’s no weekly commitments.You’ll literally learn all about Java and Python + other musts when working with computer programming. Whether you’re nine or 90, beginner or advanced, all ages are welcome to work their brains in a new way. You never know what doors coding could open for you! Click here to learn more and stop by on Sunday — and remember, you get a free future class if you mention Hoboken Girl.

     

     

    Music and Memories Gala at St. Peter’s University: Thursday, November 30th from 6:00PM-10:00PM

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    Support the Act Now foundation, which is the Alzheimer’s resource center of New Jersey, with a night celebrating the impact of music has on those with Alzheimer’s Disease at St. Peter’s University Skyroom {47 Glenwood Ave, Jersey City}. The night will honor Hudson County Executive Tom DeGise with the 1st Annual “Isa Legacy Award”, for his commitment in helping create a Dementia-Friendly Hudson County. There will also be an orchestra, silent auction, culinary stations, and more. Get your tickets here.

    Transforming the Holidays With Meditation: Thursday, November 30th at 7:30PM

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    The holidays may be known as the happiest time of the year, but it also brings a ton of stress. Between the holiday cooking, shopping, and entertaining, make sure to relax and unwind with a few meditation tricks. Learn how to transform your holiday stress into calming energy with this seminar by the Hudson Yoga Project {44 Hudson Place}. Tickets are $10 —get more details here.

    39 Steps at Mile Square Theatre: Thursday, November 30th Through December 23rd

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    If you’re ready for a laugh this holiday, catch Mile Square Theatre’s {1400 Clinton Street} newest show: Alfred Hitchcock’s classic thriller, 39 Steps. The cast includes Joe Delafield (Tartuffe on Broadway), Helen Hayes Award Winner Zachary Fine, Evan Zes (Signature Theatre’s Incident at Vichy), and Hoboken’s Alycia Kunkle. The show runs through December 23rd. Get show times and tickets here.

    December Yappy Hour at The Ale House: Friday, December 1st at 7:00PM

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    This isn’t just any happy hour — head out to The Ale House Hoboken {1034 Willow Ave} for some drinks to help out the Liberty Humane Society. Of course, dogs are welcome. Wristbands are $5 at the door and will get you drink specials. Get more info here.

    The Latest Noise at White Eagle Hall: Friday, December 1st at 8:00PM

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    The Latest Noise is showcasing the best local talent here in Hoboken at White Eagle Hall {337 Newark Ave}. The event costs $10 and will feature six performers and a DJ after party until close. Plus, $1 per tickets will be donated to supported JCTC.

    Kick Cancer’s @ss Fitness Donation Class: Friday, December 1st at 7:15PM

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    Join @bachataandbarbells, come meet Kira from New York Bully Crew, and help her kick cancers a$$, this Friday at Intrepid Gym {51 Harrison Street}. Kira is a sweet little tri-pawd pup that New York Bully Crew rescued from Puerto Rico and is being fostered by Lauren of @passion.for.pitties. Sadly, she was recently re-diagnosed with cancer and needs to go through chemotherapy and radiation. All donations from the class will go to her cancer treatment fund. They are asking for a $15 donation.

    JCFD Jersey City Pub Crawl & MoTHER Show at White Eagle Hall: Saturday, December 2nd at 3:00PM

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    Join the Jersey City Fire Department for a twist on a classic toy drive. This first-responder themed bar crawl is starting at 3:00PM in downtown Jersey City and will end at White Eagle Hall {337 Newark Ave} with a show by hard rock/Blues band MoTHER with doors opening at 7:00PM. There will be prizes, raffles, drink specials, and more. Portions of the ticket sales will go to the JCFD. Get more details here.

    5th Annual Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl: Saturday, December 2nd at 12:00PM

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    It’s that time of year again — grab the ugly sweaters and get your drink on with the 5th Annual Pub Crawl. It all starts at The Shannon {106 1st Street}, but you’ll make your way to plenty of other hot spots in town. Register here.

    Halifax Bloody Mary Bar: Saturday, December 2nd from 11:00AM-4:00PM

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    Say hello to Hoboken’s newest brunch addition: Halifax‘s Bloody Mary bar at the Living Room at the W Hoboken {225 River Street}. This brunch option is officially starting today but will be available every Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 4pm. Whether you want oysters or bacon topped Bloodys, you can let your imagination run wild.

    Artisan Holiday Market in Jersey City: Saturday, December 2nd from 1:00PM-4:00PM

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    Support local artists at Growing Up Jersey City’s first Artisan Holiday Market at Loosen Up JC {188 Newark Ave, Unit 2}. From food to health and decor, there will be a variety of places to shop. A few highlights include The Oil Well Jersey City, Tashia’s Touch, Jersey City Chiropractic & Acupuncture, and Be The Difference. Get more details here.

    Wang Chen Table Tennis Club Hosts Grand Opening Celebration: Saturday, December 2nd

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    Join the Wang Chen Table Tennis Club for its grand opening event {31 River Drive South}, where everyone from beginners to pros can improve their table tennis skills with help from world class instructors. The newest club in Newport features professional coaches focusing on proper techniques. Leagues, programs, and classes are available for all skill levels and age groups, from children to seniors. And after-school programs will introduce kids to the sport, instilling a life-long appreciation for exercise and a healthy lifestyle.

    CASA Hoboken Fundraiser: Sunday, December 3rd {times vary by location}

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    Santa is coming to Hoboken this weekend to support CASA, which benefits children in foster care. Come get your child’s photo taken with Santa at two locations: Lulu’s at the W Hotel {225 River Street} or Pilsener Haus & Biergarten {1422 Grand Street}. Photos are $50 for 5-10 digital photos, and adult beverages will be available at both locations all day.

    Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Awareness ride at CycleBar: Sunday, December 3rd at 12:00PM

    Ride for a cause at CycleBar this Sunday {720 Monroe Street, C300}. The 12pm class is $25 and 100% of the proceeds will go to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention New Jersey Chapter. Sign up here,.

    Hoboken City Hall Craft Fair: Sunday, December 3rd from 11:00AM-5:00PM

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    Shop for unique items right outside your door at Hoboken City Hall {94 Washington Street} that will light up anyone’s holiday. You can find one-of-a-kind accessories, art, home decor and even Silly Chilly Hotsauce. Plus, Mrs. Claus will be making an appearance with face painting. Just a few vendors include Debbie’s Doggie Delights,TextileJukebox, and Kait Thomson: Peppers & Poppies.

    OUT/Hoboken: Sunday, December 3rd at 9:45AM

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    Support the LGBTQ community with a workout and fitness event supporting the cause at Intrepid Gym {51 Harrison Street}. OUTWOD is finally making its way to the Mile Square with a workout event to benefit Garden State Equality, the largest Civil Rights organization for the LGBTQIA+ community in New Jersey. Get more information here.

     

    *UPCOMING WEEKDAY EVENT*

    Hoboken Girl Holiday Market: Tuesday, December 19th from 6:00PM-10:00PM

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    Save the date! Hoboken Girl is hosting a holiday market with local vendors so you can easily get all your holiday shopping done in one spot. All entry fees will go to the Dustin and Daniel Friedland scholarship fund.Spend the night shopping unique gift items from local designers, sponsored by Hoboken Girl, CarePoint Health, and more. We’ll have a full list of vendors for you VERY soon, but in the meantime make sure to save-the-date for this holiday shopping extravaganza and secure your entry spot.  Get your tickets here {they’re only $10}!

    Upcoming weekday events:

    Monday, December 4th: Project: MARKET in Jersey City 

    Tuesday, December 5th: Human Vs. Machine Talk at NJCU School of Business

    Tuesday, December 5thNewport’s 16th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony and Holiday Celebration

    Wednesday, December 6th: Money Book party at Mile Square Theatre

    Wednesday, December 6th: Ornament decorating at 8th Street Tavern

    It’s time to get planning — happy weekend! Remember to tag us on Insta in your adventures @HobokenGirlBlog or #HobokenGirl. 

     

     


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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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