• 24 Things to Do in Hoboken + Jersey City This Weekend {September 20th-23rd, 2018}

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    If you won’t be spending the entire weekend eating wings, drinking beer, and watching football, there are a ton of other events happening in our area this Thursday through Sunday {from Oktoberfest celebrations to LSC After Dark, kiddie-yoga, and more}. Read on for a list of 24 things to do in Hoboken and Jersey City this weekend {September 20th-23rd, 2018}:

    **Featured Upcoming Events**

    St. Peter & Paul Oktoberfest in Hoboken — Friday, September 21st + Saturday, September 22nd 

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    Join St. Peter and Paul as they celebrate fun and fellowship within the community at their annual Oktoberfest. The event will feature a Biergarten with German brews {served cold} and festival food including bratwurst and pretzels. There will also be live music and a kids village with a bouncy house, game truck, dunk tank, pumpkin painting, and more. Guests can also participate in the 50/50 grand raffle. Get more information here

    Max Challenge 10-Week Challenge Start — Monday, September 24th

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    The Max Challenge’s first Hoboken 10-Week Challenge officially begins on September 24th {sign up here!}. The program will begin with before pictures and measurements {so you can see how much you have improved over the course of the 10 weeks}. At the end of the program, after having followed the fitness and nutritional components, you will notice the pounds and inches you have lost and the self-confidence you have gained. Not only that, you will jump a little higher, run a little faster, feel lighter on your feet, and smile more. Once you complete the challenge, it is important to maintain this new lifestyle change. You will become a legacy member and can continue to take classes at The Max Challenge. Sign ups can be found here.

    Help Hoboken Girl Collect Supplies for Women Rising —Now through Tuesday, October 16th

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    Hoboken Girl is running a drive to collect tampons, pads, diapers, and wipes for local shelter, Women Rising. Drop-off locations include: European Wax Center, Massage Envy, Amazing Lash, Athleta, Jojo Maman Bébé, Hudson Yoga Project, and Boutique Realty — all in Hoboken.

    Find a Hoboken Girl {Friend} Social 2 — Wednesday, September 26th from 6:30PM-9:00PM

    Last month, we hosted our first ever Find a Hoboken Girl {Friend} Social — an event specifically designed to bring together women in Hudson County who are looking to make new friends through a fun and interactive way of getting to know other attendees. The first one was so much fun that we’ve decided to host round two THIS Wednesday, September 26th from 6:30PM-9:00PM at the Kolo Klub located at 1422 Grand Street. We hope to see you there! Get your tickets here.

    Weekend Events

    Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at Hoboken’s Mile Square Theatre — running through October 7th

    Mile Square Theatre continues its 2018 season with Christopher Durang’s hilarious comedy about love, life and family, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Durang drops a mixed bag of Chekhovian characters in contemporary Bucks County in this comic tour-de-force. Relentlessly silly and smart, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike deservedly won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play and the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play. Recommended for ages 13 and up. Performances run September 12th through October 7th. Purchase tickets here.

    Liberty Science Center After Dark: Whiskey in the Wild West — Thursday, September 20th from 6:00PM-10:00PM

    The Liberty Science Center is transforming into the Wild West for this month’s LSC After Dark. Enjoy a night of adventures inspired by the Wild West along with bull riding, gold searching, whiskey drinking, live music, and more. Get more info here.

    Back to School Italian Wine Dinner at Kolo Klub — Thursday, September 20th from 7:00PM-9:30PM

    Parents, this back to school night is not what you’re thinking. Enjoy some of Italy’s most delicious wines {6 to be exact}, paired with three courses of food.

    Summer Send Off at Northern Soul — Friday, September 21st from 8:00PM-11:00PM

    Since fall begins on Saturday, Northern Soul in Hoboken {700 1st Street} is celebrating the end of summer with friends, drinks, and comfort food. More info here.

    Fleet Feet Long Run — Saturday, September 22nd at 9:00AM

    Participants in Fleet Feet’s Long Run will run a four-mile loop up to five times, totaling no more than 20 miles. There will be an aid station as well as water outside of Fleet Feet {604 Washington Street}, where participants will meet in the morning. More info here.

    Jersey City Ballroom 2nd Annual Dance Congress — Saturday, September 22nd at 10:00AM

    Jersey City Ballroom’s 2nd annual Dance Congress will feature breakfast, a number of different workshops, lunch + dance social with live music, and live performances. The event will take place at Jersey City Ballroom {189 Brunswick Street}. More info here.

    JC Families Jersey City Education Fair — Saturday, September 22nd from 10:00AM-2:00PM

    Parents and caretakers can find information about schools, daycares, activity centers, and other youth-related services in and around Jersey City at JC Families’ annual Education Fair this Saturday. This free event will take place at Hamilton Park.

    Charity Cornhole Tournament at Willie McBride’s — Saturday, September 22nd from 12:00PM-6:00PM

    Layups 4 Life and Party With Purpose are hosting a charity cornhole tournament at Willie McBride’s in Hoboken {616 Grand Street} this Saturday. Enjoy food and drink specials, football, and friends, all while raising money for charity. More info here.

    Lutze Jersey City Seafood Festival — Saturday, September 22nd from 12:00PM-8:00PM

    Lutze Biergarten is hosting the Jersey City Seafood Festival at 195 Hudson Street. The event will feature dozens of seafood and specialty vendors along with bouncy houses, face painting, live music, cold beer, cocktails, oyster shooters, and more.

    Sip & Style at Salon Gatto — Saturday, September 22nd from 3:00PM-6:00PM

    Salon Gatto {22 Hudson Place in Hoboken} is hosting a Sip & Style event this Saturday. Enjoy wine tasting, a makeup tip bar, local jewelry stand, and goody bags. Tickets are $45. RSVP by emailing info@salongatto.com.

    ’90s Bar Crawl in New York City — Saturday, September 22nd from 3:00PM-10:00PM

    ’90s babies, rejoice. The 90’s Bar Crawl is back and is taking over New York City this Saturday where you can enjoy a full day of nostalgia and drink specials with friends. Get more info here.

    Parents’ Night Out at Pier 13 — Saturday, September 22nd at 8:00PM

    The Hoboken Special Needs Parents Group will be hosting their monthly Parents Night Out at Pier 13. Bring a friend, spouse, or just yourself and celebrate the beginning of the new school year. More info here.

    Oktoberfest at Zeppelin Hall Kickoff — Saturday, September 22nd at 9:30PM

    Zeppelin Hall’s Oktoberfest is kicking off this Saturday until Sunday, October 14th. During Oktoberfest, enjoy a German-inspired menu from Executive Chef Franco Robazetti that includes Jaegermeister Chicken Schnitzel, Schweinshaxe, and the Pretzilla {the biggest pretzel you’ll ever see}.

    Geometric Hanging Planter {Pinterest Inspired Series} at Turquoise Cup — Sunday, September 23rd from 10:00AM-11:30AM

    Head to the Turquoise Cup Sunday morning {155 6th Street in Hoboken} to create your very own Pinterest-inspired hanging succulent planter. More info here.

    Pup Portraits at Cornerstone Pets — Sunday, September 23rd from 11:00AM-1:00PM

    Bring your four-legged friend{s} to Cornerstone Pets in Hoboken {105 9th Street} this Sunday to get their pictures taken by Puparazzi NYC. Photos are free and there are no reservations required, but it is first come, first served.

    Pavana Yoga Teacher Training Info Session — Sunday, September 23rd at 1:00PM

    Head to Pavana Yoga {251 1st Street} this Sunday for a free yoga class and info session about their 200-hour winter teacher training program.

    Autumnal Equinox at Powerflow Yoga — Sunday, September 23rd from 1:30-3:30PM

    In honor of the beginning of fall, Powerflow Yoga is hosting an Autumnal Equinox at their studio {104 Hudson Street} this Sunday. The class will feature chanting, pranayama, a strong and steady flow, and restorative poses. More info here.

    Yoga for Birth Preparation at Hudson Yoga Project — Sunday, September 23rd from 2:00PM-4:00PM

    This workshop is designed for all families who are expecting and will especially benefit moms who are planning for a natural childbirth. In a non-judgmental and loving space, moms will learn how to prepare for birth using the tools of yoga. The event will take place at Hudson Yoga Project in Hoboken {44 Hudson Place, 4th Floor}. More information here.

    Kid-Friendly Events

    Yoga Trials at Kidville — Saturday, September 22nd from 9:00AM-11:00AM

    Hudson Seed will be at Kidville this Saturday morning offering yoga classes to children from ages 1.5 to 10. More info here.

    Elephant Appreciation Day at Urban Jungle — Saturday, September 22nd from 9:00AM-6:00PM

    With the purchase of an open play pass, children can also create elephant-themed postcards to give to friends. More information here.

    Nanny Appreciation Week Kick-Off ar Urban Jungle — Sunday, September 23rd at 9:00AM

    Urban Jungle play is dedicating an entire week to hard-working nannies beginning this Sunday. With the purchase of an open play pass, children will be able to make their nanny a personalized bookmark. More info here.

    Upcoming Weekday Events:

    Monday, September 24th— Historic Downtown Jersey City Farmer’s Market at 4:00PM

    Monday, September 24th: 50% off Mondays at Coco Havana and Birch

    Monday, September 24th: Joy Is My Armor Ashtanga Yoga Charity Class at the Monroe Center in Hoboken from 6:45PM-7:45PM. Email sara@joyismyarmor.com for more information

    Monday, September 24th: Hoboken Comedy Festival {runs through September 30th}

    Wednesday, September 26th: Find a Hoboken Girl {Friend} Event at Kolo Klub in Hoboken.

    Wednesday, September 19th — Kids eat free at Arthur’s in Hoboken

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

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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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