March 31, 2009

March 31, 2009

Date & Time: Tuesday, Mar 31, 2009 10:39am
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Tuesday, March 31
 
Parent Series: Let’s Talk – Current Issues in Teen Culture
Who: Parents of teens.
What: Free one-evening workshops led by the Montclair Counseling Center to help parents understand their teens and give them strategies to parent.
Where: The Montclair Family Center YMCA, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Tuesdays from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Topic this week : Internet Safety
Cost: Free. Babysitting is available. For more info and to register, please call Linda Malek-Jones, executive director of Montclair Counseling Center, 973-783-6977, x31.
 
Storytime at Watchung Booksellers
Who: Children who love to be read to.
What: Weekly storytime and songs.
Where: Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street – Watchung Plaza, Montclair, NJ 07042.
(973)744-7177
When: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free.  No registration required.
 
Story Time at The Glen Ridge Library
Who: Babies, two-year-olds and 3-5 year-olds.
What: Books, felt board and music.
Where: The Glen Ridge Public Library, 240 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ, 07028. 
When: Baby & Me: 9:30 a.m. / Toddlers: 10:30 a.m. / 3-5 year-olds: 1:30 p.m.
Cost: Free, but you must register due to space limitations by calling (973) 748-5482.

March 30, 2009

March 30, 2009

Date & Time: Monday, Mar 30, 2009 4:32pm
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Monday, March 30

Toddler Story Time at The Glen Ridge Library
Who: Two-year-olds.
What: Books, finger play, felt board and music.
Where: The Glen Ridge Public Library, 240 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ, 07028. 
When: Mondays at 9:30 a.m.
Cost: Free, but you must register due to space limitations by calling (973) 748-5482.

March 29, 2009

March 29, 2009

Date & Time: Sunday, Mar 29, 2009 6:33pm
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Sunday, March 29
 
The Montclair Community Band’s Annual Family Concert
Who: All ages.
What: A fun family concert titled IMAGINE!! A Musical Journey!
Where: Montclair High School Auditorium, 100 Chestnut Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Sunday, March 29 at 3:00 a.m.
Cost: Free
 
Running Rabbit Theatre Presents The Velveteen Rabbit 
Who: Kids ages 2 – 10 years old and their parents.
What: The beloved story comes to the stage with a humorous and meaningful rendition.
Where: Luna Stage, 695 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Sunday, March 29 at 1:00 a.m.
Cost: $12.50
 
Favorite Doll Tea at The Women’s Club of Glen Ridge 
Who: Girls and their favorite dolls.
What: Traditional high tea, complimentary doll hair salon, and shopping boutiques.
Where: The Women’s Club of Glen Ridge, 219 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ, 07028. (973) 974-3197.
When: Sunday, March 29 from 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Cost: $20 for members and all children (ages 3-14) / Non-member adults are $30.  Space is limited!  Order online here or send check payable to the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge.
  
American Girl Fashion Show 
Who: Girls who love their American Girl dolls.
What: Fashion show highlighting the historical American Girl characters and their stories. Each show has its own raffle of dolls and accessories.
Where: The Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ.
When: Sunday, March 29 at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $30 ($25 is tax deductable – goes to support the museum’s children’s programs and exhibitions)
Register and purchase tickets here.
 
The Sippy Cups 
Who: Kids who like good music and their parents.
What: The Sippy Cupos are a children’s rock band, formed by parents of preschoolers who were excited by their kids creativity.
Where: SOPAC, 1 SOPAC Way, South Orange, NJ.
When: Sunday, March 29 at 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $19.  Order here or call (973) 313- ARTS.
 
 
 

 

 

March 28, 2009

March 28, 2009

Date & Time: Saturday, Mar 28, 2009 6:44pm
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Saturday, March 28
 
Earth Hour
Who: Families who are concerned about climate change.
What: Earth Hour is an international event that asks individuals, businesses, governments and organizations around the world to turn of their lights for one hour to make a global statement of concern about climate change.
Where: Wherever you are at 8:30 p.m. Plans for a public gathering are in the works.
When: Saturday, March 28 from 8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Cost: Free.
For more information check out the Montclair Township website here.
  
Visit With the Easter Bunny 
Who: Children who want to meet the big bunny who brings them baskets.
What: Meet and take pictures (bring your own camera) with the Easter Bunny.
Where: Baby Boom, 598 Valley Road, Montclair, NJ, 07043. 
When: Saturday, March 28 from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cost: Free.
 
Little Women
Who: Children who love theater.
What: Little Women is a classic coming of age tale of the four March sisters: tempestuous Jo, motherly Meg, shy Beth, and spoiled baby Amy.
Where: Studio Playhouse, 14 Alvin Place (off Valley Road near the A&P), Montclair, NJ, 07042. (973) 744-9752.
When: March 28, 29, April 4 and 5 at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $8
  
A Night at the ‘Drive – In!’
Who: Children in grades K-8th.
What: Bring the family to the YMCA for a Drive – In Movie feel! Bring a
blanket and wear your pajamas to watch a movie in our Gym.
Where: The Montclair YMCA, 25 Park Street, Montclair NJ 07042
When: Saturday, March 28 at 7:00 p.m.
Cost: $5 per family.  Limited number of Tickets so register Early: (973) 744-3400.
 
Cuentos – Saturday Morning Spanish Storytime
Who: Bilingual children, or children who have a thing for languages ages 6 and up.
What: Spanish storytime and traditional Hispanic songs.
Where: Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair  NJ, 07042
When: Saturday, March 28 at 11:00 a.m.
Cost: Free.
 
Running Rabbit Theatre Presents The Velveteen Rabbit 
Who: Kids ages 2 – 10 years old and their parents.
What: The beloved story comes to the stage with a humorous and meaningful rendition.
Where: Luna Stage, 695 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Saturday, March 28 at 11:00 a.m.
Cost: $12.50
 
American Girl Fashion Show 
Who: Girls who love their American Girl dolls.
What: Fashion show highlighting the historical American Girl characters and their stories. Each show has its own raffle of dolls and accessories.
Where: The Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ.
When: Saturday, March 28 at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Cost: $30 ($25 is tax deductable – goes to support the museum’s children’s programs and exhibitions)
Register and purchase tickets here.

March 27, 2009

March 27, 2009

Date & Time: Friday, Mar 27, 2009 6:42pm
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Friday, March 27
 

The Little Gym’s Monthly Parent Survival Night

Who: Members of The Little Gym
What: Drop off your kids and enjoy a night out.
Where: The Little Gym, 1 Greenwood Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042
When: Friday, March 27, 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Cost:  $20 per child the first time and $10 each additional time.  Call (973)744-1002 to register.
 
Author Reading and Signing at Watchung Booksellers
Who: Young adults and baseball fans.
What: Author Dan Gutman reads Ray &Me. This baseball card adventure is a wild ride to a moment that changed baseball history forever! 
Where: Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street – Watchung Plaza, Montclair, NJ 07042.
(973)744-7177
When: Friday, March 27 at 4:30 p.m.
Cost: Free. 
 
The Glen Ridge High School Drama Club presents Once on This Island
Who: Theater loving kids and their parents.
What: A 1990 musical combining The Little Mermaid and Romeo and Juliet all on a Carribean Island. 
Where: Ridgewood Avenue School, 235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ.
When: Friday, March 27 at 8:00 pm, Saturday, March 28 at 8:00 pm and Sunday, March 29 at 2:00 pm.
Cost: Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and children, free for seniors. 
 
 

Kid Kat Kabaret
Who: All ages
What: Watch local kids perform their hearts out while you drink alcohol and eat Piano’s pizza.
Where: Piano’s Bar & Grill
36 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
When: Fridays, 6-7:30 -.m.
Cost: $10 cover plus 2 item minimum. Your two items can be apple juice or Jack Daniels–you choose.

March 26, 2009

March 26, 2009

Date & Time: Thursday, Mar 26, 2009 12:45pm
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Thursday, March 26
 
Storytime at the Bloomfield Library
Who: Children who love to be read to.
What: Weekly storytime, including, songs and a craft.
Where: Bloomfield Public Library, 90 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ, 07003. (973) 566-6200.
When: Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.
Cost: Free.  No registration required.
 
Babies in the Library Storytime
Who: Babies ages 6 -23 months.
What: Storytime at the library.
Where: Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair  NJ, 07042
When: Thursdays, March 26 – April 23.  Ages 6 – 13 months: 10:15 a.m. / Ages 14 – 23 months: 11:15 a.m.
Cost: Free. Register at (973) 744-0500 ext. 2236 

March 25, 2009

March 25, 2009

Date & Time: Wednesday, Mar 25, 2009 6:41pm
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Wednesday, March 25
 
Van Vleck House & Gardens Pre-K Discovery Program
Who: Families of all ages
What: Guided hands-on activities and a story.
Where: Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair  NJ, 07042
When: Wednesday, February 25 from 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Garden Happenings
Cost: $7: Friends of Van Vleck / $12 all others.  Adults free.  Registration required by calling (973) 744-0837.
 
Toddler Time Storytime
Who: Two-year-olds.
What: Storytime at the library.
Where: Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair  NJ, 07042
When: Wednesdays, March 25 – April 22 at 10:15 and 11:15 a.m.
Cost: Free. Register at (973) 744-0500 ext. 2236 
 
Spanish Storytime at Watchung Booksellers
Who: Children who love to be read to and have a thing for the Spanish language.
What: Spanish storytime and songs.
Where: Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street – Watchung Plaza, Montclair, NJ 07042.
(973)744-7177
When: Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.  This will be a once a month event.
Cost: Free. 

March 24, 2009

March 24, 2009

Date & Time: Tuesday, Mar 24, 2009 10:38am
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Tuesday, March 24
 
Storytime at Watchung Booksellers
Who: Children who love to be read to.
What: Weekly storytime and songs.
Where: Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street – Watchung Plaza, Montclair, NJ 07042.
(973)744-7177
When: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free.  No registration required.
 
Mother & Daughter Book Club
Who: Girls in 6th – 12th grade and their moms.
What: Book club for moms and their daughters.
Where: Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair  NJ, 07042
When: Tuesday, March 24 from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Free.
 
Mother Goose Storytime
Who: Children ages 3 – 5.
What: Storytime at the library.
Where: Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair  NJ, 07042
When: Tuesdays, March 24 – April 21 at 2:00 p.m.
Cost: Free. Register at (973) 744-0500 ext. 2236 

March 22, 2009

March 22, 2009

Date & Time: Sunday, Mar 22, 2009 6:39pm
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Sunday, March 22
 
Aunt Jean’s Toys and Treats 2nd Year Anniversary Celebration!
Who: Everyone who likes a party!.
What: Go and celebrate Aunt Jean’s 2nd Anniversary!  Giveaways,refreshments and more.
Where: Aunt Jean’s Toy and Treats, 12 North Willow Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Sunday, March 22 at 11:00 a.m.
Cost: Free
 
Alan Katz: Going, Going, Gone at Watchung Booksellers
Who: Children who love sports.
What: Author Alan Katz entertains with his book filled with songs about sports.
Where: Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street – Watchung Plaza, Montclair, NJ 07042.
(973)744-7177
When: Sunday, March 22 at 2:00 p.m.
Cost: Free. 
 
Labyrinth Walk for Families
Who: Families of all ages.
What: Experience walking a labyrinth, which have served as patterns for contemplation throughout history.
Where: Starseed Yoga, 215 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042. 
When: Sunday, March 22 at 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $25 per person / $40 per couple / $10 per child ages 11-17 / Children under 10 free 

March 21, 2009

March 21, 2009

Date & Time: Saturday, Mar 21, 2009 6:31pm
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Saturday, March 21
 
Montclair YMCA Strong Families Triathlon
Who: Children and their parents. (Kids must be 4’11″ tall to participate)
What: Athletic triathlon challenge and family fun to benefit the Montclair YMCA Strong Kids Scholarship Campaign. Swimming, cycling and running events. Download flyer here.
Where: Montclair YMCA, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Saturday, March 21 at 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $25 per person (includes a t-shirt an snacks). For more information contact Paul at (973) 415-6111. 
 
Sleeping Beauty 
Who: Children who love musical theater.
What: Tale of a princess put under a spell of a witch and saved by a prince.
Where: Westminster Arts Center: Bloomfield College, Fremont Street, Bloomfield, NJ
When: March 21 at 11:00 a.m. 
Cost: $10 / $8 children and seniors can be purchased here.
 
Poetry reading and Signing at Watchung Booksellers
Who: Children who love to be read to and need some help with eating their vegetables.
What: Author/illustrator Judith Natelli McLaughlin recites poetry and signs copies of her newest book, Poems on Fruits and Odes to Veggies. Kids are introduced to an acorn squash, zucchini, and parsnips!
Where: Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street – Watchung Plaza, Montclair, NJ 07042.
(973)744-7177
When: Saturday, March 21 at 11:00 a.m.
Cost: Free. 
 
 
Saturday Drop-in Craft
Who: Ages 6 and up.
What: Drop in and make an easy take-home craft.
Where: Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair  NJ, 07042
When: Saturday, March 21 at 2:00 p.m.
Cost: Free.
 
Running Rabbit Theatre Presents The Velveteen Rabbit 
Who: Kids ages 2 – 10 years old and their parents.
What: The beloved story comes to the stage with a humorous and meaningful rendition.
Where: Luna Stage, 695 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Saturday, March 21 at 11:00 a.m.
Cost: $12.50

March 20, 2009

March 20, 2009

Date & Time: Friday, Mar 20, 2009 10:45am
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Friday, March 20

 

Shabbat Across America
Who: Jewish families.
What: Program bringing practicing and non-practicing Jews together to experience an interactive Friday night service and family meal with all Shabbat rituals explained. The event is a united effort by the Jewish community to renew interest in the observance of Shabbat, a day of rest.
Where: Congregation Shomrei Enumah, 67 Park Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Friday, March 20.  Service will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner.
Cost: $18 adults / $9 children 12 and under / free for children 5 and younger.

Please contact the main office at (973) 746-5031 to reserve your tickets.

Kid Kat Kabaret
Who: All ages
What: Watch local kids perform their hearts out while you drink alcohol and eat Piano’s pizza.
Where: Piano’s Bar & Grill
36 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
When: Fridays, 6-7:30 -.m.
Cost: $10 cover plus 2 item minimum. Your two items can be apple juice or Jack Daniels–you choose. 

Side Door
Who: Middle-school kids looking for something to do after school.
What: Program for kids to hang out, play basketball, board games, pool and watch movies. Pizza and soda available for purchase.
Where: Union Congregational Church, 176 Cooper Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07043.
When: Most Fridays, during the school year, from 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost: Free. Registration by students and parents required. Download form here. More information at (973) 744-7424, ext. 206.

 

March 19, 2009

March 19, 2009

Date & Time: Thursday, Mar 19, 2009 6:36pm
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Thursday, March 19
 
The Language Workshop for Children’s Story and Sing-Along Time
Who: Children ages 2-6 who have a thing for other languages.
What: Stories and songs in French.
Where: 596 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair NJ, 07042 (Bloomfield and Midland Avenue)
When: Thursday, March 19 at 1:45 p.m.
Cost: Free.  Call 1(800) -731-0830 to reserve your spot!

 

Storytime at the Bloomfield Library
Who: Children who love to be read to.
What: Weekly storytime, including, songs and a craft.
Where: Bloomfield Public Library, 90 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ, 07003. (973) 566-6200.
When: Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.
Cost: Free.  No registration required.

March 18, 2009

March 18, 2009

Date & Time: Wednesday, Mar 18, 2009 5:18pm
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Thursday, March 18
 
Homeschool Day at MAM - Looking at Portraits, Looking at Ourselves
Who: Homeschooling families with children ages 4 – 13.
What:  A fun and educational two-hour program including a gallery tour and studio art project led by a Museum educator.
Where: Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042
When: Thursday, March 18 from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Cost: $4 per child / $12 per adult or free if members.

March 17, 2009

March 17, 2009

Date & Time: Tuesday, Mar 17, 2009 3:05pm
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Tuesday, March 17
 
The Language Workshop for Children’s Story and Sing-Along Time
Who: Children ages 2-6 who have a thing for other languages.
What: Stories and songs in Spanish.
Where: 596 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair NJ, 07042 (Bloomfield and Midland Avenue)
When: Tuesday, March 17 at 1:45 p.m.
Cost: Free.  Call 1(800) -731-0830 to reserve your spot!

 

Storytime at Watchung Booksellers
Who: Children who love to be read to.
What: Weekly storytime and songs.
Where: Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street – Watchung Plaza, Montclair, NJ 07042.
(973)744-7177
When: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free.  No registration required.

  

Pajama Storytime
Who: Ages 3 – 6.
What: Wear your pj’s, bring your favorite stuffed animal and hear a bedtime story.
Where: Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair  NJ, 07042
When: Tuesday, March 17 at 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Free.

March 16, 2009

March 16, 2009

Date & Time: Monday, Mar 16, 2009 12:58pm
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Monday, March 16
 
 
Mothering in Awareness – Topic: Building Natural Immunity for Yourself and Your Baby
Who: New moms and their babies.
What: A postpartum circle get together to meet new moms, share stories and experiences and discuss various topics related to your transition into motherhood.
Where: Starseed Yoga, 215 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Mondays, February 23 – April 13 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $120 for the 8 week series / $20 per pre-registered class / $25 per class drop-in.
 
 

Registration for Spring Story Time at The Glen Ridge Library
Who: Babies to 5 year-olds.
What: Registration for Glen Ridge Library’s Story Time programs: Baby & Me, Toddler Time, and Story Times.
Where: The Glen Ridge Public Library, 240 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ, 07028. 
When: Spring Program runs from March 30 – the week of May 11.
Cost: Free, but you must register due to space limitations by calling (973) 748-5482.

March 15, 2009

March 15, 2009

Date & Time: Sunday, Mar 15, 2009 3:02pm
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Sunday, March 15
 
 
Marie St. Victor’s Jewelry Making
Who: Children who want to learn to make jewelry.
What: Join Marie as she teaches us all about jewelry design!
Where: Aunt Jean’s Toy and Treats, 12 North Willow Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Sunday, March 15 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  RSVP required at (973) 783-6100.
Cost: Free
 
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Who: Everyone.
What: West Orange St. Patrick’s Day parade.
Where: Parade starts at the corner of Main Street and Mount Pleasant Avenue, West Orange, NJ. 
When: Sunday, March 15 at 12:15 p.m.
Cost: Free.
 
Running Rabbit Theatre Present The Velveteen Rabbit 
Who: Kids ages 2 – 10 years old and their parents.
What: The beloved story comes to the stage with a humorous and meaningful rendition.
Where: Luna Stage, 695 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Sunday, March 15 at 1:00 a.m.
Cost: $12.50

 

 

March 13, 2009

March 13, 2009

Date & Time: Friday, Mar 13, 2009 10:44am
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Friday, March 13

 

Kid Kat Kabaret
Who: All ages
What: Watch local kids perform their hearts out while you drink alcohol and eat Piano’s pizza.
Where: Piano’s Bar & Grill
36 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
When: Fridays, 6-7:30 -.m.
Cost: $10 cover plus 2 item minimum. Your two items can be apple juice or Jack Daniels–you choose. 

The Montclair High School Dance Company Annual Spring Concert
Who: All ages.
What: A dance concert performed by Montclair High’s Dance Company. Local, regional, and national choreographers worked with the students to perform modern, jazz, hip-hop, and ballet dance forms.
Where: Montclair High School, 100 Chestnut Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042. 
When: Friday, March 13th and Saturday, March 14th at 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, March 15th at 3 p.m.
Cost: Child/Student/Senior $5.00 and Adult $10.00. Doors open at 6:45 for ticket sales on Friday and Saturday and at 1:45 on Sunday. (No advance ticket sales.)
 
Side Door
Who: Middle-school kids looking for something to do after school.
What: Program for kids to hang out, play basketball, board games, pool and watch movies. Pizza and soda available for purchase.
Where: Union Congregational Church, 176 Cooper Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07043.
When: Most Fridays, during the school year, from 2:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost: Free. Registration by students and parents required. Download form here. More information at (973) 744-7424, ext. 206. 

 

March 12, 2009

March 12, 2009

Date & Time: Thursday, Mar 12, 2009 12:42pm
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Thursday, March 12
 
Storytime at the Bloomfield Library
Who: Children who love to be read to.
What: Weekly storytime, including, songs and a craft.
Where: Bloomfield Public Library, 90 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ, 07003. (973) 566-6200.
When: Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.
Cost: Free.  No registration required.
 
 
3rd Annual Montclair Youth Explosion Concert & Art Exhibition
Who: Students and their families.
What: Students from all 11 schools will participate in the concert and exhibit.
Where: Montclair High School auditorium, 100 Chestnut Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Thursday, March 12 at 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Free. For more information, contact Felice Harrison at (973) 509-4015.
 

March 11, 2009

March 11, 2009

Date & Time: Wednesday, Mar 11, 2009 3:00pm
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Wednesday, March 11
 
 
Kids Decorating Class – Cupcakes and Cookies
Who: Little pastry chefs.
What: Kids will get a lesson on how to decorate cupcakes and cookies and then take their treats home.
Where: Whole Foods Market, 235 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ.
When: Wednesday, March 11 at 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $5 – Class size is limited. Please sign up at customer service or call (973)669-3196.
 
 
Montclair Art Museum’s Park Bench – Faces

Who: Parents with young children
What: A program that introduces children to the museum and provides them with an artistic social outing. Breakfast refreshments are provided.
Where: Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042
When: Wednesday, March 11, 9:30 a.m. -  11:30 a.m. Runs every second Wednesday of the month.
Cost: Free with Museum admission (MAM admission is free to members and children under 12; $12 nonmember adults.)
Van Vleck House & Gardens Pre-K Discovery Program
Who: Families of all ages
What: Guided hands-on activities and a story.
Where: Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair  NJ, 07042
When: Wednesday, March 11 from 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Birds and Nests
Cost: $7: Friends of Van Vleck / $12 all others.  Adults free.  Registration required by calling (973) 744-0837.

  

Knitting 101
Who: Ages 8 and up.
What: Introduction and lesson on knitting. Participants will work on a project to take home.
Where: Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair  NJ, 07042
When: Wednesdays, from March 4 -25 at 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Free. Register at (973) 744-0500 ext. 2236

March 10, 2009

March 10, 2009

Date & Time: Tuesday, Mar 10, 2009 10:35am
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Tuesday, March 10
 
Storytime at Watchung Booksellers
Who: Children who love to be read to.
What: Weekly storytime and songs.
Where: Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street – Watchung Plaza, Montclair, NJ 07042.
(973)744-7177
When: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free.  No registration required.

March 9, 2009

March 9, 2009

Date & Time: Monday, Mar 09, 2009 12:56pm
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Monday, March 9
 
 
Mothering in Awareness – Topic: Nutrition for New Moms
Who: New moms and their babies.
What: A postpartum circle get together to meet new moms, share stories and experiences and discuss various topics related to your transition into motherhood.
Where: Starseed Yoga, 215 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Mondays, February 23 – April 13 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $120 for the 8 week series / $20 per pre-registered class / $25 per class drop-in.

March 8, 2009

March 8, 2009

Date & Time: Sunday, Mar 08, 2009 1:53pm
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Sunday, March 8
 
 
Building Montclair in LEGO
Who: Families with children ages 5 – 14.
What: Families will help build Montclair out of LEGO blocks. Each family will be given a photograph of a specific building, which they will turn into a LEGO ™ model that
will be placed on the huge Montclair map.
Where: Mount Hebron Middle School gym, 173 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07043.
When: Sunday, March 8 from 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cost:  $25 per family. Registration available at Karl’s Appliance, 520 Bloomfield Avenue,
Montclair.  For more information call (973) 746-5555, ext. 253. All proceeds will benefit the Montclair Historical Society.
 
Running Rabbit Theatre Present The Velveteen Rabbit 
Who: Kids ages 2 – 10 years old and their parents.
What: The beloved story comes to the stage with a humorous and meaningful rendition.
Where: Luna Stage, 695 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Sunday, March 8 at 1:00 a.m.
Cost: $10 if you mention Barista Kids this weekend!
 
Mama Doni Band – Rockin’ Purim Concert
Who: Families who like music.
What: Mama Doni and her band will put on a cool children’s concert.
Where: Shomrei Enumah, 67 Park Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, (973) 746-5031.
When: Sunday, March 8 at 1:00 p.m.
Cost:  $10 in advance / $15 at the door. Each ticket will include one child and one adult admission, a Mama Doni CD, and a chance raffle to be in Mama Doni’s next video.
 

Music Together Spring Registration

Who: Children up to age 4.
What: New online registration for the Spring “Triangles” collection classes.
Where: Music Together’s two locations: 404 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042 and 596 Valley Road, Montclair, NJ, 07043.
When: Sunday, March 8 
Cost:  $190 per semester for 1st child / siblings classes cost $145 each.
 
Spin for a Child
Who: Grown-ups who want to exercise for a cause.
What: An indoor cycling event to benefit Essex County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA).
Where: 3Sixty Cycling Studio,131 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ  07042.
When: Sunday, March 8 at 1:00, 2:15 and 3:30.
Cost:  Each participant is asked to raise $500. Click here to find out more.
 

Purim Celebration
Who: All ages.
What: Celebrate Purim with crafts, games, storytelling, music and refreshments.
Where: Jewish Cultural School, Montclair Coop Annex, 65 Chestnut Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, (973) 334-1247.
When: Sunday, March 8 from 10:00 a.m. – noon.
Cost: Suggested donation: $10 per family.
 
 

Drum Circle
Who: All ages.
What: Drum circle led by Peruvian drummer Hector Morales.
Where: Montclair Cooperative School, 65 Chestnut Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, (973) 783-4955.
When: Sunday, March 8 at 2:00 p.m.
Cost: Suggested donation: $10.
 

 

March 7, 2009

March 7, 2009

Date & Time: Saturday, Mar 07, 2009 4:43pm
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Saturday, March 7
 
The Montclair YMCA’s Parent’s Night Out
Who: Children in grades K-8th.
What: Drop off your kids and enjoy a night out.
Where: The Montclair YMCA, 25 Park Street, Montclair NJ 07042
When: Saturday, March 7, 6 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Cost:  YMCA members: $25 per child /$15 each additional sibling
          Non-members: $35 per child / $15 each additional sibling
Register by the Friday before by calling:  (973) 744-3400

  

Let’s Hear it for the Girls!
Who: Mini feminists ages 5 and up.
What: Celebrate Women’s History Month with storyteller Julie Pasqual.
Where: Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair  NJ, 07042
When: Saturday, March 7 at 2:00 p.m.
Cost: Free.  
 
 
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Who: Everyone.
What: Nutley’s St. Patrick’s Day parade.
Where: Parade starts at Holy Family Church on Harrison Street, Nutley, NJ. 
When: Saturday, March 7 at 1:00 p.m.
Cost: Free.  
 
Running Rabbit Theatre Present The Velveteen Rabbit 
Who: Kids ages 2 – 10 years old and their parents.
What: The beloved story comes to the stage with a humorous and meaningful rendition.
Where: Luna Stage, 695 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Saturday, March 7 at 11:00 a.m.
Cost: $10 if you mention Barista Kids this weekend!
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March 6, 2009

March 6, 2009

Date & Time: Friday, Mar 06, 2009 7:07am
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Friday, March 6
 
Footloose
Who: Teens and their parents.
What: Montclair Kimberley Academy’s Upper School’s production of Footloose.
Where: MKA Weiss Auditorium, 6 Lloyd Road, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Friday, March 6 and Saturday, March 7 at 8:00 p.m.
Cost:  Tickets are available at $10, $15 and $20 and may be purchased from the Box Office, by calling the Ticket Hotline at 973-509-3927 or online here.

 

Kid Kat Kabaret
Who: All ages
What: Watch local kids perform their hearts out while you drink alcohol and eat Piano’s pizza.
Where: Piano’s Bar & Grill
36 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003
When: Fridays, 6-7:30 -.m.
Cost: $10 cover plus 2 item minimum. Your two items can be apple juice or Jack Daniels–you choose.

March 5, 2009

March 5, 2009

Date & Time: Thursday, Mar 05, 2009 12:41pm
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Thursday, March 5
 
Storytime at the Bloomfield Library
Who: Children who love to be read to.
What: Weekly storytime, including, songs and a craft.
Where: Bloomfield Public Library, 90 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ, 07003. (973) 566-6200.
When: Thursdays at 11:00 a.m.
Cost: Free.  No registration required.

March 4, 2009

March 4, 2009

Date & Time: Wednesday, Mar 04, 2009 1:37pm
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Wednesday, March 4
 
Knitting 101
Who: Ages 8 and up.
What: Introduction and lesson on knitting. Participants will work on a project to take home.
Where: Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair  NJ, 07042
When: Wednesdays, from March 4 -25 at 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Free. Register at (973) 744-0500 ext. 2236

March 3, 2009

March 3, 2009

Date & Time: Tuesday, Mar 03, 2009 10:31am
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Tuesday, March 3
 
Storytime at Watchung Booksellers
Who: Children who love to be read to.
What: Weekly storytime and songs.
Where: Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street – Watchung Plaza, Montclair, NJ 07042.
(973)744-7177
When: Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free.  No registration required.

March 2, 2009

March 2, 2009

Date & Time: Monday, Mar 02, 2009 1:29pm
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Monday, March 2
 
Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Celebration
Who: All ages.
What: Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with a reading of Green Eggs and Ham and crafts.
Where: Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair  NJ, 07042
When: Monday, March 2 at 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Free.

March 1, 2009

March 1, 2009

Date & Time: Sunday, Mar 01, 2009 10:39am
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Sunday, March 1
 
Dan Zanes and Friends
Who: Families who like cool music.
What: Dan Zanes & Friends perform a benefit concert for the Montclair Community Pre-K.
Where: The Wellmont Theatre, 5 Seymour Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Sunday, March 1 at 3:00 p.m.
Cost:  $25, can be purchased here
 
 
Contact Eve Robinson at erobinson@montclairprek.com for these exciting packages:
 

Silver Sponsor: $200 VIP seating for 4
4 VIP orchestra tickets to the concert, plus an autographed Dan Zanes gift and acknowledgement in our event program.

Gold Sponsor: $300 Meet the Band! (Only 15 packages available)
4 VIP orchestra tickets to the concert, plus brunch for your family with Dan Zanes and the band! The brunch will be at a private home in Montclair from 10-12 on the day of the event. Dan and his band will be there at 11. You will also be recognized in the event program.

Platinum Business Sponsor: $500. “Sponsor a Family”
The mission at the Pre-K is always to provide quality childcare regardless of economic status. In this spirit, a platinum sponsor will underwrite eight tickets to be distributed to families who otherwise could not afford to attend the concert. As our thanks, your business will receive a business card-sized ad in the program and visibility in the Wellmont Lobby as one of our sponsors.

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