a biweekly support group for Hudson County residents still experiencing the effects of Superstorm Sandy will hold its inaugural session at 7:30 p.m. in the Shipyard's South Independence Conference Room, located at 12th Street and Shipyard Lane. The group's first session will be on the topic "How to speak to children about disasters."*On Thursday,
*Work it Out Studios, a Willow Avenue-based fitness boutique that offers a variety of dance and fitness classes for adults, will hold a ribbon cutting Thursday for its new River Street location. Mayor Dawn Zimmer and celebrity guest Nastia Liukin, who won an individual all-around gold medal in gymnastics at the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing, will be on hand for the 6:30 p.m. ribbon cutting at the new studio, which is located at 5 Marine View Plaza (on River Street between 1st and 2nd streets).
*The Hoboken Fair Housing Association will hold a musical benefit show Thursday at Willie McBrides, located at 616 Grand St. The "Vote No Again" music fest, whose title references a rent control question that will appear on voter ballots again this November, is $20 at the door. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.
*Theatergoers can catch Hoboken resident Sarah Weber Gallo’s dance/theatre installation, "Much Ado About Cucumbers & Cigars," which interweaves the narratives of two actual women from Hoboken, on Thursday. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show are $15 and can be purchased at the Monroe Theatrespace box office, or by calling (201) 683-7014.
*Civic-minded Hobokenites might want to check out the City Council meeting Thursday at 7 p.m. The agenda and resolutions are available online at the city's website.