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All Calendar events for the February issue must be received by January 10th and adhere to our guidelines. Visit NAHudson.com for guidelines and to submit entries.


daily Meditation


Session – 10-10:30am, daily & 6:30-7pm, weekdays. Start and end your days with the stress-busting, health-giving benefits of meditation. No registration required. Free. AuM Body and Soul Spa, 7000 JFK Blvd E, Guttenberg. 201-520-0211. AuMBodyAndSoul.com.


sunday


Cat Adoptions – 12-4pm. Fussy Friends, Jersey City Pet Supplies, 148 Newark Ave, Jersey City. 201-333-6400.


Bird Walk with the Meadowlands Commission – 10am. 1st Sun. A 2-hr guided nature walk in DeKorte Park looking for seasonal arrivals, Bald Eagles and other birds. Walk conducted by the Meadowlands Commission and the Audubon Society. Meadowlands Environment Center, 3 Dekorte Park Plaza, Lyndhurst. RSVP: 201-230- 4983. Don Torino: GreatAuk4@aol.com. For last- minute weather updates: MeadowBlog.net.


Pet Loss Support Group – 2pm. 1st Sun. Support for anyone coping with the loss or impending loss of their companion animal. Liberty Humane Society, 235 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City. Allison: 201-547-4147 x 500.


Hoboken Gallery Walk – 2-6pm. 3rd Sun. Galleries and art spaces around Hoboken participate in a coordinated tour de force with special events and receptions open to the public. Find a wealth of fantastic art in spaces with atmospheres


ranging from sophisticated to


funky, highlighting the work of local, regional and international artists. Details: 201-459-0700. HobokenGalleryWalk.com.


monday


Digital Photography for Teens – 4pm. Teens entering grades 6-12 can take part in a digital photography workshop taught by Wendy Setzer. Free. Hoboken City Library, 500 Park Ave, Hoboken. Pre-registration 2280. Hoboken.BCCLS.org.


required: 201-420-


Bereavement Support Group – 4:30pm. For individuals who have lost a loved one. The group intention is to help you process your grief and bring you some comfort. Pastoral care office, Christ Hospital, 176 Palisade Ave, Jersey City. Chaplain Sue Weberhardt: 201-795-8397.


Wall Yoga – 7:30pm. Helps beginners and those with injuries; teaches intermediate students how to move more gracefully; provides security and support for seniors and those in need of yoga therapy and/or adaptive yoga; helps aligns the


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spine, pelvis and shoulders; presents fundamentals of yoga postures. All levels welcome. Divine Yoga, Spiritual Energy Center, 151 Front St, Secaucus. 201-240-9563. DivineYogaWellness.com.


Shamanic Drumming for Healing – 7-8:30pm. 2nd Mon. By creating sacred space to explore consciousness, rhythm and healing, the group deepens relationship with self, spirit and community. Bring any kind of hand drum, rattle, flute or didgeridoo. A few instruments will be available. Bring a notepad to journal your experiences. Free will offering. All Saints Episcopal Parish, 707 Washington St, Hoboken. RSVP: 201-792-3563.


HOHA Run – 7:40pm. 4 miles. With the Hoboken Harriers Running Club, a diverse group of runners/ joggers. All abilities welcome. Church Square Park, 4th & Park, Hoboken. Info: HOHA.net.


Intro to Meditation – 8:30-9pm. Enjoy step- by-step instruction on how to meditate and quiet the mind. Learn three different breathing techniques to use when preparing for meditation, and the benefits or these techniques. Divine Yoga, Spiritual Energy Center, 151 Front St, Secaucus. 201-240-9563. DivineYogaWellness.com.


Observatory: Public Stargazing – 8:30-10pm. The Observatory’s 20-inch, research-grade telescope is open to the public throughout the year. The focus of each session depends on observing conditions, so check for updates. Access is by a 25-step spiral staircase. Free/first-come admission basis. William D. McDowell Observatory, 2 DeKorte Park Plaza, Lyndhurst. 201-460-8300. NJMeadowlands.gov. Viewing weather: RST2.edu.


tuesday


Be Well Holistically – Jan 21 through Feb. 10am- 12pm. Be introduced to holistic wellness and survey some of the therapies available, including mind-body


medicine, nutritional medicine,


Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine, and how you may apply them to your own wellness plan. $89, preregistration


required. Hudson County


Community College. 162 Sip Avenue, Jersey City. 201-360-4246 or 201-360-4224. HCCC.edu/ CommunityEducation/.


Bird Walk with the Meadowlands Commission – 10am. 3rd Tues. See Sunday listing. Free. Meadowlands Environment Center, 3 Dekorte Park Plaza, Lyndhurst. RSVP: 201-230-4983. Don Torino: GreatAuk4@aol.com. For last- minute weather updates: MeadowBlog.net.


Culinary Conference Center Lunch – 12- 1:30pm. The Center takes food very seriously, and diners will find a world-class, gourmet experience to delight the most discerning food lover. It’s a varied multiple course menu with an emphasis on fresh, local ingredients and seasonal cuisine, and a focus on wellness that doesn’t sacrifice flavor. $12. Culinary Conference Center,


161 Newkirk St, Jersey City. 201-360-5300. CulinaryConferenceCenter.com.


Horticulture Therapy – 12:30-1:30pm. A proven therapy for lots of what ails you. 221 Harrison Ave, Harrison.


Gaming Day – 3:30-5:30pm. Join us for weekly event of board gaming. Challenge your friends or even our staff members. Open to any child. No registration required. Free. Children’s area, Secaucus Public Library, 1379 Paterson Plank Rd, Secaucus. 201-330-2085. Secaucus.BCCLS.org.


Hoboken Rotary Fellowship & Networking – 6pm. 3rd Tues. Opportunity to meet with other business and professional people on a professional level or simply for fellowship. $20 if have meal. The Brass Rail, 135 Washington St, Hoboken. HobokenRotary.org.


Bellydance – 6:30pm. An hour-long fitness class that can change your life. It’s said to offer substantial benefits to any and all challenges of the human condition, body, mind and spirit. Stay after for a cup of tea. $20/drop-in, nonmember; free/first class. St. John’s Episcopal Church Rectory, 1516 Palisade Ave, Union City. 201-301- 8340. ASJWellness@gmail.com.


Tues. Toastmasters International encourages the art of public speaking and develops leadership skills. Meets in a library classroom; enter on 31st street side, signs will direct you to the meetings. Guests are welcome. Bayonne Public Library, 31st St and Avenue C, Bayonne.


The Hudson Toastmasters Club – 6:30pm. 1st 3rd


Needleworkers Round Table – 6:30-8:30pm. 2nd Tues. All needle art workers (knitters, crocheters, quilters) welcome. Members share information, skill, ideas and patterns. Bring your unfinished work or start something new. Secaucus Public Library, Panasonic Rm, 139 Paterson Plank Rd, Secaucus. 201-30-2083. Secaucus.BCCLS.org.


Kundalini Yoga – 7:30-8:55am. This complete yoga practice combines breathing


techniques,


asanas, meditations and mantras in order to strengthen your body, calm your mind and uplift your spirit. Stay after for a cup of tea. $20/drop-in, nonmember; free/first class. St. John’s Episcopal Church Rectory, 1516 Palisade Ave, Union City. 201-301-8340. ASJWellness@gmail.com.


HOHA Run – 8:10pm. 2.5 miles. With the Hoboken Harriers Running Club, a diverse group of runners/joggers. All abilities welcome. YMCA, 13th & Washington, Hoboken. Info: HOHA.net.


wednesday


Hearing Screening – 1st Wed. By appointment for residents over age 50. Participants complete hearing


a hearing screening by a certified audiologist. Referrals


assessment made


questionnaire and receive for those needing further


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