August 31, 2009

August 31, 2009

Date & Time: Monday, Aug 31, 2009 8:05am
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Monday, August 31
 
 
The Family YMCA Fall Session Registration
Who: Children ages 6 months – 12 years.
What: Registration for Fall session.
Where: The Helen and Bill Geyer YMCA Family Center, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Members with current family membership can register online or in person - Monday, August 31 and Tuesday, September 1 from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. / Members who participated in the summer session, but don’t have a current family membership and New members must register in person- Wednesday, September 2 from 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Cost: Most classes are $75, with a few higher priced classes up to $135.

August 30, 2009

August 30, 2009

Date & Time: Sunday, Aug 30, 2009 10:59am
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Sunday, August 30

St. Sebastian Feast and Fair
Who: All ages.
What: Annual fair with rides, food, entertainment and more.
Where: St. Sebastian Feast, Kaveny Field, Corner of Grove Street and Walnut Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042. 
When: Friday, August 28, Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30.
Cost: Free

August 29, 2009

August 29, 2009

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 29, 2009 3:44pm
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Saturday, August 29

Montclair Farmers’ Market
Who: All ages.
What: Weekly Farmers Market with great produce, flowers, cheese, honey, baked goods and coffee.
Where: Walnut Street train station parking lot, Montclair, NJ, 07042. 
When: Saturdays from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Cost: Free
 
St. Sebastian Feast and Fair
Who: All ages.
What: Annual fair with rides, food, entertainment and more.
Where: St. Sebastian Feast, Kaveny Field, Corner of Grove Street and Walnut Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042. 
When: Friday, August 28, Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30.
Cost: Free

August 28, 2009

August 28, 2009

Date & Time: Friday, Aug 28, 2009 10:37am
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Friday, August 28

West Orange Farmers Market
Who: All ages.
What: Weekly Farmers Market with great Jersey Fresh produce.
Where: Parking lot behind Town Hall, 66 Main Street, West Orange, NJ. 
When: Fridays from noon – 6 p.m.
Cost: Free
 
St. Sebastian Feast and Fair
Who: All ages.
What: Annual fair with rides, food, entertainment and more.
Where: St. Sebastian Feast, Kaveny Field, Corner of Grove Street and Walnut Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042. 
When: Friday, August 28, Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30.
Cost: Free
 
Parents Survival Night 
Who: Members of The Little Gym
What: Drop off your kids and enjoy a night out. They get open gym, pizza and art!
Where: The Little Gym, 1 Greenwood Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042
When: Friday, August 28, 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.
 
Little Fall Farmers Market
Who: All ages.
What: Weekly Farmers Market with great produce, flowers, food, baked goods, children’s toys & gift baskets, and arts & crafts artisans.
Where: 225 Main Street, Little Falls, NJ. 
When: Fridays from 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Cost: Free
 
Woolly Boo™ Back to Pre-School Sale
Who: Parents of babies and preschoolers.
What: Sale on Woolly Boo’s mattress pads, pillows and comfortors: *FREE Sleeping Bag with a purchase of Sleeping Set, *FREE shipping in continental U.S., No sales tax.   
Where: Woolly Boo
When: Friday, August 28 to Monday, August 31
 
 
 

August 27, 2009

August 27, 2009

Date & Time: Thursday, Aug 27, 2009 7:00pm
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Thursday, August 27

“Summer Swagg” Teen Dance Party
Who:
Ages 12 – 16
What: Teen dance party night. Arcade games and food can be purchased separately. Police and security will be in attendance to keep everyone safe.
Where: Unbelieva-Bills, 310-312 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Thursdays, throughout the summer from 8 p.m. – midnight.
Cost: Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door.

Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could
Who: All ages.
What: SOPAC’s Inside Out Series of Free Outdoor Performances for kids. Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could delivers energetic roots-rock with a soulful vibe that is sure to have all family members singing and dancing along.  
Where: Memorial Park, 124 Dunnell Road, Maplewood, NJ. 
When: Thursday, August 27. Two Performances Each Day at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Free.

August 26, 2009

August 26, 2009

Date & Time: Wednesday, Aug 26, 2009 4:35pm
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Wednesday, August 26

Mommy & Me: Build a Better Lunch Box
Who: Preschoolers and up with their moms.
What: Join WFM Demo Specialist Susan and learn how to prepare healthy lunches your kids will love. During this hands-on class both Mommy and child will get to taste a variety of healthy lunch options. Each student will have a chef’s hat to wear and take home.  Moms will  also take home recipe cards and a gift bag.
Where: Whole Foods, 235 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ.
When: Wednesday, August 26 at 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $5. Please register and pay in advance by visiting Customer Service or calling 973.669.3196
 
Family Night
Who: all ages.
What: Have a family night out. Reduced admission, dinner specials and live music. All of the animals will be out to greet you.
Where: Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, New Jersey, 07052.
When: Wednesday, August 26 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Cost: Reduced admission
 
Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could
Who: All ages.
What: SOPAC’s Inside Out Series of Free Outdoor Performances for kids. Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could delivers energetic roots-rock with a soulful vibe that is sure to have all family members singing and dancing along.  
Where: Cameron Field in Meadowland Park, 5 Mead Street, South Orange, NJ. 
When: Wednesday, August 26. Two Performances Each Day at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Free.

August 24, 2009

August 24, 2009

Date & Time: Monday, Aug 24, 2009 12:08pm
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Monday, August 24

Family Astronomy Program
Who: Stargazers of all ages.
What: In the Night Sky Adventure , presented by Rutgers 4-H Youth Development Program, families get to know the bright stars and constellations of each season. In this interactive workshop, you will build a star finder, put family heroes in the sky, and do a celestial treasure hunt.
Where: Essex County Environmental Center, 621A Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ.
When: Monday, August 24 from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $25 per family.

August 23, 2009

August 23, 2009

Date & Time: Sunday, Aug 23, 2009 9:52am
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Sunday, August 23

Ephrem and Raizel Puppet Show
Who: All ages
What: Jennifer Levine’s Ephrem and Raizel is a puppet love story for all ages.
Where: Edgemont Shelter house at Edgemont Park, Montclair, NJ, 07042. 
When: Sunday, August 23 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Cost: $5 per person.

August 22, 2009

August 22, 2009

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 22, 2009 3:39pm
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Saturday, August 22

Kids in the Kitchen – Colors of the Rainbow Menu
Who: Mini chefs ages 5 – 12.
What: Cooking class for kids with their parents.
Where: Brookdale Shoprite, 1409 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ 07003.
When: Saturday, August 22 from 10 a.m. – noon.
Cost: $20 per child with adult / $10 per additional child. Register here.
 
Dulce Candy Boutique Opening Celebration
Who: Candy lovers of all ages.
What: Fun-filled opening day celebration of Dulce with face painting, free balloons for the kids and free cotton candy with every purchase the entire day. There will also be a “guess how many” contest with one of the extra large apopthecary jars filled to the brim with a candy. The correct guess will receive a large gift pail filled with treats.
Where: Dulce Candy Boutique, 17 Church Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Saturday, August 22 from 12 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Cost: Free
 
Revolution Foods Lunch Box Tour
Who: All ages.
What: Organic snack maker Revolution Foods will be giving away free samples of its products in a nationwide “Lunch Bus” tour this summer and the bus will be stopping at West Orange Whole Foods today. In addition to free food, the tour will have contests and games for children and parents.
Where: Whole Foods, 235 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ.
When: Tuesday, August 22 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Cost: Free.
 
Montclair Farmers’ Market
Who: All ages.
What: Weekly Farmers Market with great produce, flowers, cheese, honey, baked goods and coffee.
Where: Walnut Street train station parking lot, Montclair, NJ, 07042. 
When: Saturdays from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Cost: Free

August 21, 2009

August 21, 2009

Date & Time: Friday, Aug 21, 2009 10:36am
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Friday, August 21

West Orange Farmers Market
Who: All ages.
What: Weekly Farmers Market with great Jersey Fresh produce.
Where: Parking lot behind Town Hall, 66 Main Street, West Orange, NJ. 
When: Fridays from noon – 6 p.m.
Cost: Free
 
Little Fall Farmers Market
Who: All ages.
What: Weekly Farmers Market with great produce, flowers, food, baked goods, children’s toys & gift baskets, and arts & crafts artisans.
Where: 225 Main Street, Little Falls, NJ. 
When: Fridays from 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Cost: Free

August 20, 2009

August 20, 2009

Date & Time: Thursday, Aug 20, 2009 9:00am
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Thursday, August 20

Big Jeff and the Bouncy People
Who: Kids and their parents who like fun music.
What: Music for children, that will entertain adults too.
Where: Summer in The Park at the Gazebo, Main Street and Whitmore Road, Little Falls, NJ.
When: Thursday, August 20 from 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Cost: Free. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs.
 
Rice Krispie Treats Cooking Class
Who: Ages 9 -12.
What: Kids will learn the basics of preparing and decorating Rice Krispie Treats.
Where: Le Bakers Dozen, 206 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07043.
When: Thursday, August 20 from 2 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Cost: $25. Download your registration form here.
 
The Wiggles: Go Bananas!
Who: The Wiggle fans of all ages.
What: The Wiggles perform a brand new lineup of songs from their latest album “The Wiggles Go Bananas” 
Where: Izod Center, The Meadowlands Sports Complex, 50 State Route 120, East Rutherford, NJ 
When: Wednesday, August 19 and Thursday, August 20 at 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. 
Cost

Tickets:

$20, $28, $35, $42 Purchase here.

 
“Summer Swagg” Teen Dance Party
Who:
Ages 12 – 16
What: Teen dance party night. Arcade games and food can be purchased separately. Police and security will be in attendance to keep everyone safe.
Where: Unbelieva-Bills, 310-312 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Thursdays, throughout the summer from 8 p.m. – midnight.
Cost: Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door.
 
Clearview Cinema Kids Club

Who: Rated G and PG movie fans.
What: Free family movies played every Wednesday and Thursday morning.
Where: Local Clearview Cinemas:
Clifton Allwood Cinema 6, 96 Market Street, Clifton, NJ.
Cedar Grove Cinema 23, 101 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, NJ.
When: Wednesdays and Thursdays through August 20 at 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free. Seating is based on availability – First Come, First Serve!
 
Little Red Rosie and the Three Big Pigs
Who: All ages.
What: SOPAC’s Inside Out Series of Free Outdoor Performances for kids. A fractured fairytale, Little Red Rosie combines comedic elements from familiar stories that will delight audiences.  
Where: Memorial Park, 124 Dunnell Road, Maplewood, NJ. 
When: Thursday, August 20. Two Performances Each Day at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Free.

August 19, 2009

August 19, 2009

Date & Time: Wednesday, Aug 19, 2009 3:51pm
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Wednesday, August 19

Van Vleck House & Gardens Pre-K Discovery Program
Who: Children ages 3 – 5.
What: Guided hands-on activities and a story.
Where: Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair  NJ, 07042
When: Wednesday, August 19 from 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $7: Friends of Van Vleck / $12 all others.  Adults free.  Registration required by calling (973) 744-0837.
 
Family Night
Who: all ages.
What: Have a family night out. Reduced admission, dinner specials and live music. All of the animals will be out to greet you.
Where: Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, New Jersey, 07052.
When: Wednesday, August 19 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Cost: Reduced admission
 

Rice Krispie Treats Cooking Class
Who: Ages 5 – 8.
What: Kids will learn the basics of preparing and decorating Rice Krispie Treats.
Where: Le Bakers Dozen, 206 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07043.
When: Wednesday, August 19 from 2 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Cost: $25. Download your registration form here.
 
Toast’s Family-friendly Dinners
Who:
All ages.
What: Family friendly dinners at Toast. Kids will be entertained with games and balloons from Aunt Jean’s Toys & Treats.
When: Wednesdays from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Where: Toast, 700 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042, (973) 509-8099.
 
Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby
Who: Pregnant moms and their spouses.
What: Melissa Boozikee, AAHCC, certified American Academy of Husband Coached-Childbirth Instructor, discusses the importance of nutrition, exercise, and good prenatal care.
Where: Whole Foods, 235 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ.
When: Wednesday, August 19 from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Cost: Free. Registration is required. Please sign up at customer service or call (973) 669-3196 to reserve a spot. All participants will receive a gift bag.
 
The Wiggles: Go Bananas!
Who: The Wiggle fans of all ages.
What: The Wiggles perform a brand new lineup of songs from their latest album “The Wiggles Go Bananas” 
Where: Izod Center, The Meadowlands Sports Complex, 50 State Route 120, East Rutherford, NJ 
When: Wednesday, August 19 and Thursday, August 20 at 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. 
Cost

Tickets:

$20, $28, $35, $42 Purchase here.

 

Clearview Cinema Kids Club
Who: Rated G and PG movie fans.
What: Free family movies played every Wednesday and Thursday morning.
Where: Local Clearview Cinemas:
Clifton Allwood Cinema 6, 96 Market Street, Clifton, NJ.
Cedar Grove Cinema 23, 101 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, NJ.
When: Wednesdays and Thursdays through August 20 at 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free. Seating is based on availability – First Come, First Serve!
 
Little Red Rosie and the Three Big Pigs
Who: All ages.
What: SOPAC’s Inside Out Series of Free Outdoor Performances for kids. A fractured fairytale, Little Red Rosie combines comedic elements from familiar stories that will delight audiences.  
Where: Cameron Field in Meadowland Park, 5 Mead Street, South Orange, NJ. 
When: Wednesday, August 19. Two Performances Each Day at 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Free. 

 

 

August 16, 2009

August 16, 2009

Date & Time: Sunday, Aug 16, 2009 9:49am
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Sunday, August 16

The Miracle on Monroe Street Puppet Show
Who: Kids ages 7 and up.
What: Jennifer Levine’s The Miracle on Monroe Street is a puppet tale of mischief, danger and a miraculous rescue set at the turn of the 20th century on New York’s Lower East Side.
Where: Edgemont Shelter house at Edgemont Park, Montclair, NJ, 07042. 
When: Sunday, August 16 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
Cost: $5 per person.
 
Historic Games with The Montclair Historic Society
Who: All ages.
What: Learn about historic toys and games from the 18th and 19th century. Games include wooden hoops, graces, Jacob’s ladders and more.
Where: The lawn of the Israel Crane House, 108 Orange Road, Montclair, NJ, 07042. 
When: Sunday, August 16 from noon – 2 p.m.
Cost: Free. If you want to take a tour fo the Israel crane and Nathaniel Crane houses, they will be offered at 1 and 2 p.m. costing $5 for adults and $3 for children.

August 15, 2009

August 15, 2009

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 15, 2009 3:43pm
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Saturday, August 15

Montclair Farmers’ Market
Who: All ages.
What: Weekly Farmers Market with great produce, flowers, cheese, honey, baked goods and coffee.
Where: Walnut Street train station parking lot, Montclair, NJ, 07042. 
When: Saturdays from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Cost: Free
 
Bergen County 4-H Fair at Van Saun Park
Who: All ages.
What: County fair with live music, games, face painting, arts & crafts, hands-on planting station, watermelon eating contest and more.
Where: Van Saun Park, Forest & Continental Avenue, Paramus, NJ.
When: Saturday, August 15 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Cost: Free

Lincoln Center Out of Doors: Family Day
Who: All ages.
What: Free family program outside of Lincoln Center. Enjoy a Puppet Pageant of Beautiful Princess Rat of the MTA and the pop band Bubble perform The BeatlesSgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band
Where: Puppet Pageant: North Plaza / Hearst Plaza and Bubble: Damrosch Park Bandshell.
When: Saturday, August 15. Pageant at 2 p.m. and Bubble perform at 3 p.m.
Cost: Free
Back to School Personalized
Who: Ages 5 – 12.
What: Using stickers and paints, personalize a metal tin to store pencils and pens in one handy place.
Where: Your local Michaels:
348 Rt 3 W, Clifton, NJ
410 State Rte 10, East Hanover, NJ 
When: Saturday, August 15  from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cost: Free

August 14, 2009

August 14, 2009

Date & Time: Friday, Aug 14, 2009 10:43am
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Friday, August 14

Night Moves
Who: Nocturnal kids and their parents. 
What:  See the zoo in a different light. Learn what animals do at night – don’t forget your flashlight!
Where: Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, New Jersey, 07052.
When: friday, August 14 starting at 8:00 p.m. Tours last an hour and are sent out in 10 minute intervals.
Cost: Zoo admission plus $5 for adults and $4 for children.  Zoo members: free.
You must Pre-register by calling (973) 731-5800 x223
 
Parents Survival Night 
Who: Members of The Little Gym
What: Drop off your kids and enjoy a night out. They get open gym, pizza and art!
Where: The Little Gym, 1 Greenwood Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042
When: Friday, August 14, 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.
 
 
 
Jonathan Kruk’s Creative Tales
Who: All ages.
What: Storyteller Jonathan Kruk will entertain with an interactive tale of dragons, giants and adventure. 
Where: The Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042.
When: Friday, August 14 at 12 p.m.
Cost: Free. Registration required (973) 744-0500.
 
West Orange Farmers Market
Who: All ages.
What: Weekly Farmers Market with great Jersey Fresh produce.
Where: Parking lot behind Town Hall, 66 Main Street, West Orange, NJ. 
When: Fridays from noon – 6 p.m.
Cost: Free
 
Little Fall Farmers Market
Who: All ages.
What: Weekly Farmers Market with great produce, flowers, food, baked goods, children’s toys & gift baskets, and arts & crafts artisans.
Where: 225 Main Street, Little Falls, NJ. 
When: Fridays from 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Cost: Free

August 13, 2009

August 13, 2009

Date & Time: Thursday, Aug 13, 2009 12:36pm
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Thursday, August 13
 
Clearview Cinema Kids Club

Who: Rated G and PG movie fans.
What: Free family movies played every Wednesday and Thursday morning.
Where: Local Clearview Cinemas:
Clifton Allwood Cinema 6, 96 Market Street, Clifton, NJ.
Cedar Grove Cinema 23, 101 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, NJ.
When: Wednesdays and Thursdays through August 20 at 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free. Seating is based on availability – First Come, First Serve!
 
Cupcake Decorating Classes

Who: Ages 9 -12.
What: Kids will learn the basics of preparing and decorating cupcakes.
Where: Le Bakers Dozen, 206 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07043.
When: Thursday, August 13 from 2 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Cost: $25. Download your registration form here.
 
“Summer Swagg” Teen Dance Party
Who:
Ages 12 – 16
What: Teen dance party night. Arcade games and food can be purchased separately. Police and security will be in attendance to keep everyone safe.
Where: Unbelieva-Bills, 310-312 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Thursdays, throughout the summer from 8 p.m. – midnight.
Cost: Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door.
 
Drop-in Craft: Make a Samba Shaker
Who: Ages 4 – 8.
What: Make and decorate your own Brazilian maracas.
Where: The Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042.
When: Thursday, August 13 at 3 p.m.
Cost: Free.

August 12, 2009

August 12, 2009

Date & Time: Wednesday, Aug 12, 2009 10:01am
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Wednesday, August 12

Montclair Art Museum’s Park Bench – Sunlight
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.  Storytelling is now available in both English and Spanish.
Where: Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042
When: Wednesday, August 12, 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.)
 
Cupcake Decorating Classes

Who: Ages 5 – 8.
What: Kids will learn the basics of preparing and decorating cupcakes.
Where: Le Bakers Dozen, 206 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07043.
When: Wednesday, August 12 from 2 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Cost: $25. Download your registration form here.
 
Family Night
Who: all ages.
What: Have a family night out. Reduced admission, dinner specials and live music by “Baze and His Silly Friends”. All of the animals will be out to greet you.
Where: Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, New Jersey, 07052.
When: Wednesday, August 12 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Cost: Reduced admission
 
Clearview Cinema Kids Club

Who: Rated G and PG movie fans.
What: Free family movies played every Wednesday and Thursday morning.
Where: Local Clearview Cinemas:
Clifton Allwood Cinema 6, 96 Market Street, Clifton, NJ.
Cedar Grove Cinema 23, 101 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, NJ.
When: Wednesdays and Thursdays through August 20 at 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free. Seating is based on availability – First Come, First Serve!
 
Dragonfly Art: Environmental Workshop 
Who: Ages 5 – 10.
What: The Essex County Environmental Center shows the intricate patterns of dragonfly’s wings for you to recreate in your own dragonfly art.
Where: The Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042.
When: Wednesday, August 12 at 3 p.m.
Cost: Free. No registration required.

August 11, 2009

August 11, 2009

Date & Time: Tuesday, Aug 11, 2009 7:14pm
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Tuesday, August 11

Danna Banana Concert at Madison Square Park
Who: Parents with young children
What: Madison Square Kids is a free summer entertainment series for children on the Oval Lawn in historic Madison Square Park. See Montclair music teacher Danna Banana perform.
Where: Madison Square Park’s Oval Lawn, Madison Avenue and 25th Street, NY, NY.
When: Tuesday, August 11 at 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free.
 
Twilight Hike
Who: All ages.
What: Disocver what lives at the Environmental Center after the sun goes down. First, make your own insect repellent, then wander into the wooded wetland. Bring binoculars or borrow a pair.  
Where: Essex County Environmental Center, 621A Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ.
When: Tuesday, August 11 at 7 p.m.
Cost: $5 per child / $7 per adult / $9 per family
 
Super Hero Movies for Teens
Who: Teens ages 13 and up.
What: Enjoy superhero movies in the library’s auditorium. Snacks and refreshments on hand.
Where: The Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042.
When: Tuesday, August 11 at 2 p.m.
Cost: Free.

August 10, 2009

August 10, 2009

Date & Time: Monday, Aug 10, 2009 4:12pm
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Monday, August 10

Mothering in Awareness – Topic: Self-care For New Moms
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, July 27 – August 10 from11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $45 for the 3 week series / $20 per pre-registered class / $25 at the door.

August 9, 2009

August 9, 2009

Date & Time: Sunday, Aug 09, 2009 2:47pm
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Sunday, August 9

Summer Snowman Diorama
Who: Ages 5 and up.
What: Special Summer Snow? exhibition by photographer Martha Madigan. Create your own 3D miniature snowman out of sand and clay and decorate it with natural and found materials.
Where: Children’s Museum of Manhattan, 212 West 83rd Street, NY, NY
When: Sunday, August 9 at 12 and 2 p.m.
Cost: Free with museum admission:

Children and Adults $10  
Seniors $7
Children under one Free

August 8, 2009

August 8, 2009

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 08, 2009 3:37pm
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Saturday, August 8

Kids in the Kitchen - Panini Party Menu
Who: Mini chefs ages 5 – 12.
What: Cooking class for kids with their parents.
Where: Brookdale Shoprite, 1409 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ 07003.
When: Saturday, August 8 from 10 a.m. – noon.
Cost: $20 per child with adult / $10 per additional child. Register here.
 
Butterfly Safari
Who: Butterfly lovers of all ages.
What: Search the fields and gardens for butterflies and bring home wildflowers seeds to start your own garden. 
Where: Essex County Environmental Center, 621A Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ.
When: Saturday, August 8 at 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $5 per child / $7 per adult / $9 per family 
 
Montclair Farmers’ Market
Who: All ages.
What: Weekly Farmers Market with great produce, flowers, cheese, honey, baked goods and coffee.
Where: Walnut Street train station parking lot, Montclair, NJ, 07042. 
When: Saturdays from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Cost: Free
 
Princess Moxie Puppet Show
Who: Kids ages 3 – 7.
What: Jennifer Levine’s Princess Moxie Puppet with children’s concert.
Where: Edgemont Shelter house at Edgemont Park, Montclair, NJ, 07042. 
When: Saturday, August 8 at 10 a.m. and noon.
Cost: $5 per person (Babies on lap free)

August 7, 2009

August 7, 2009

Date & Time: Friday, Aug 07, 2009 10:34am
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Friday, August 7

West Orange Farmers Market
Who: All ages.
What: Weekly Farmers Market with great Jersey Fresh produce.
Where: Parking lot behind Town Hall, 66 Main Street, West Orange, NJ. 
When: Fridays from noon – 6 p.m.
Cost: Free
 
“You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown”
Who: All ages.
What: Gas Lamp Players’ summer program’s musical production of “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown”
Where: Ridgewood Avenue School Auditorium, 235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ.
When: Thursday, August 6 at 7 p.m. and Friday, August 7 at 2 p.m.
Cost: Tickets: $5 children / $10 adults.  Advance tickets are available online here.
 
Little Fall Farmers Market
Who: All ages.
What: Weekly Farmers Market with great produce, flowers, food, baked goods, children’s toys & gift baskets, and arts & crafts artisans.
Where: 225 Main Street, Little Falls, NJ. 
When: Fridays from 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Cost: Free
 
Mother Goose & Toddler Too Storytime
Who: Ages 2 – 5
What: Storytime and songs.
Where: The Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042.
When: Friday, August 7 at 11 a.m.
Cost: Free. Registration required (973) 744-0500.
 
Drop-In Game Fridays 
Who: All ages.
What: Drop-in and play fun board games with teen volunteers.
Where: The Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042.
When: Friday, August 7 at 3 p.m.
Cost: Free. No registration required. 

August 6, 2009

August 6, 2009

Date & Time: Thursday, Aug 06, 2009 4:47pm
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Thursday, August 6

“You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown”
Who: All ages.
What: Gas Lamp Players’ summer program’s musical production of “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown”
Where: Ridgewood Avenue School Auditorium, 235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ.
When: Thursday, August 6 at 7 p.m. and Friday, August 7 at 2 p.m.
Cost: Tickets: $5 children / $10 adults.  Advance tickets are available online here.
 
Cookie Decorating Classes

Who: Ages 9 – 12.
What: Kids will learn the basics of preparing and decorating sugar cookies. They will roll and cut their own cookies, as well as make the icing to decorate them.
Where: Le Bakers Dozen, 206 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07043.
When: Thursday, August 6 from 2 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Cost: $25. Download your registration form here.
 
“Summer Swagg” Teen Dance Party
Who:
Ages 12 – 16
What: Teen dance party night. Arcade games and food can be purchased separately. Police and security will be in attendance to keep everyone safe.
Where: Unbelieva-Bills, 310-312 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Thursdays, throughout the summer from 8 p.m. – midnight.
Cost: Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door.
 
Clearview Cinema Kids Club

Who: Rated G and PG movie fans.
What: Free family movies played every Wednesday and Thursday morning.
Where: Local Clearview Cinemas:
Clifton Allwood Cinema 6, 96 Market Street, Clifton, NJ.
Cedar Grove Cinema 23, 101 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, NJ.
When: Wednesdays and Thursdays through August 20 at 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free. Seating is based on availability – First Come, First Serve!
 
Drop-in Craft: Make a Windmill
Who: Ages 7 and up.
What: Make a colorful windmill for your backyard.
Where: The Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042.
When: Thursday, August 6 at 3 p.m.
Cost: Free.

August 5, 2009

August 5, 2009

Date & Time: Wednesday, Aug 05, 2009 3:50pm
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Wednesday, August 5

Van Vleck House & Gardens Pre-K Discovery Program
Who: Children ages 3 – 5.
What: Guided hands-on activities and a story.
Where: Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair  NJ, 07042
When: Wednesday, August 5 from 1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Cost: $7: Friends of Van Vleck / $12 all others.  Adults free.  Registration required by calling (973) 744-0837.
 
Cookie Decorating Classes

Who: Ages 5 – 8
What: Kids will learn the basics of preparing and decorating sugar cookies. They will roll and cut their own cookies, as well as make the icing to decorate them.
Where: Le Bakers Dozen, 206 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07043.
When: Wednesday, August 5 from 2 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Cost: $25. Download your registration form here.
 
Clearview Cinema Kids Club

Who: Rated G and PG movie fans.
What: Free family movies played every Wednesday and Thursday morning.
Where: Local Clearview Cinemas:
Clifton Allwood Cinema 6, 96 Market Street, Clifton, NJ.
Cedar Grove Cinema 23, 101 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, NJ.
When: Wednesdays and Thursdays through August 20 at 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free. Seating is based on availability – First Come, First Serve!
 
AMC Summer Movie Camp
Who: Rated G and PG movie fans.
What: Kids’ movies played every Wednesday morning.
Where: Local AMC Theaters:
Clifton Commons, 405 Route 3 East, Clifton, NJ.
Essex Green 9, 495 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ.
When: Wednesdays, from June 17 – August 5 at 10 a.m.
Cost: $1. All admission proceeds will benefit Variety – The Children’s Charity and The Will Rogers Institute.
 
Creatable Edible Art
Who: Ages 4 – 9.
What: Have fun making mosaic edible masterpieces out of snacks.
Where: The Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042.
When: Wednesday, August 5 at 3 p.m.
Cost: Free. Registration required (973) 744-0500.

 

August 4, 2009

August 4, 2009

Date & Time: Tuesday, Aug 04, 2009 12:19pm
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Tuesday, August 4

Flute Sweets and Tickletoons: Little Kids Songs
Who: Ages 3 and up.
What: Original music and storytelling of Keith Torgan and flutist Barbara Siesel.
Where: The Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042.
When: Tuesday, August 4 at 12 p.m.
Cost: Free. Registration required (973) 744-0500.

August 3, 2009

August 3, 2009

Date & Time: Monday, Aug 03, 2009 4:06pm
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Monday, August 3

Mothering in Awareness – Topic: Infant Massage
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, July 27 – August 10 from11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Cost: $45 for the 3 week series / $20 per pre-registered class / $25 at the door.

August 1, 2009

August 1, 2009

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 01, 2009 3:41pm
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Saturday, August 1

Summer Snowman Diorama
Who: Ages 5 and up.
What: Special Summer Snow? exhibition by photographer Martha Madigan. Create your own 3D miniature snowman out of sand and clay and decorate it with natural and found materials.
Where: Children’s Museum of Manhattan, 212 West 83rd Street, NY, NY
When: Saturday, August 1 at 12, 2, 3 and 4 p.m.
Cost: Free with museum admission:

Children and Adults $10  
Seniors $7
Children under one Free
 
Montclair Farmers’ Market
Who: All ages.
What: Weekly Farmers Market with great produce, flowers, cheese, honey, baked goods and coffee.
Where: Walnut Street train station parking lot, Montclair, NJ, 07042. 
When: Saturdays from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Cost: Free
 
AMC Sensory Friendly Films: G-Force
Who: Autistic children and their families.
What: Family favorite films shown in a comfortable way for children with autism.
Where: Local AMC Theaters:
AMC Essex Green 9, 495 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ.
AMC Wayne 14, 67 Willowbrook Blvd, Wayne, NJ.
When: Saturday, August 1 at 10 a.m.
Cost: $6
 
Princess Moxie Puppet Show With Pen and Pudding Project
Who: Kids ages 3 – 7.
What: Jennifer Levine’s Princess Moxie Puppet show and art projects for children.
Where: Edgemont Shelter house at Edgemont Park, Montclair, NJ, 07042. 
When: Saturday, August 1 at 10 a.m. and noon.
Cost: $5 per person (Babies on lap free)
 
Kids Workshop: Message Center
Who: Young carpenters ages 5 – 12.
What: The workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, while at the same time helping to instill a sense of accomplishment. In addition to the newly constructed project kit, each child receives a kid-sized orange apron, similar to The Home Depot associates’ aprons, and an achievement pin.
Where: Your local Home Depot: 60 Orange Street, Bloomfield, NJ or 955 Bloomfield Avenue, Clifton, NJ. 1 (800) 553-3199.
When: Saturday, August 1 from 9 a.m. – noon.
Cost: Free.

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