April 24, 2010

April 24, 2010

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 24, 2010 5:16pm
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Saturday, April 24

The Sounds of Disney
Who: Disney Fans.
What: A figure skating rendition of Disney’s most magical moments. Performed by Montclair Inside Edge, World Competitors, “Disney on Ice” Skater, and USFS Regional Competitors.  
Where: Clary Anderson Arena, 41 Chestnut Street, Montclair, NJ 07042.
When: Saturday, April 24 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 pm.
Cost: $4. For tickets call 973.744.6088.

School of Rock Montclair and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson and Union Counties with Musical Performance by the Chatham School of Rock Street Team
Who: All ages.
What: Benefit concert for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson and Union Counties with School of Rock.
Where: Just Jake’s, 30 Park Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Saturday, April 24. Doors open at 4 pm. Concert from 5 pm to 7 pm.
Cost: Donations taken at door. Recommended donations are $10 Individual / $25 Family.

Montclair Art Museum’s Imagination Station – Out at Sea (James McNeal Whistler)
Who: Families of all ages.
What: A drop-in weekend program that will be held in the Museum galleries and will focus on a different artwork or theme each week. Families will be engaged in active looking, lively discussion, interactive activities and scavenger hunts, and have a unique opportunity to sketch in the galleries.
Where: Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042
When: Saturdays from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
Cost: Member adults free, non-member adults $12, children $6. 
Mother Goose
Who: Ages 3 to 6. 
What: Mother Goose is designed to promote literacy among preschool-aged patrons. Picture books, flannel board stories, songs and puppets are used to build upon children’s natural enthusiasm for books and reading. 
Where: Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair  NJ, 07042.
When: Saturday, April 24 at 11:00 a.m. 
Cost: Free, but registration required. Call 973-744-0500 ext. 2236.
Do Other Animals Sense the World the Way We Do?
Who: Ages 7 and older.
What: In this presentation, animals will be shown to have senses that can perceive a greater range of sight and sound than humans, and some even have totally unique senses. Meet in Garibaldi Hall.  
Where: Essex County Environmental Center, 621 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ. 
When: Saturday, April 24 at 11:00 a.m.
Cost: Cost is $6 per child per and $8 per adult. Advanced registration required. Call 973-228-8776.
Superheroes Take Over the Mall
Who: Kids, comic book enthusiasts and anyone who wants to support a good cause.
What: The Livingston Mall will be invaded by heroes, monsters, space men and other colorful comic book characters as “Superheroes for Hospice” takes over the shopping center. Come meet notable comic book artists and writers who will be signing autographs, and pick up a comic book from a wide selection of genres and decades available for sale to support a good cause. This charity effort will benefit Saint Barnabas Hospice and Palliative Care Center.
Where: Livingston Mall, 112 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston, NJ.
When: Saturday, April 24 from 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Cost: Free. For more information visit the website or contact Spiro Ballas at 973-322-4866.
Party for the Planet
Who: Green kids and their parents.
What:  Earth Day celebration with activities and music!
Where: Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, New Jersey, 07052.
When: Saturday, April 24 from 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Zoo admission: $7 adults / $5 children over 2 / $5 seniors
Drop-In Art and Science Activities at Newark Museum
Who: Kids of all ages and their families.
What: Participate in hands-on art and science workshops every weekend with a new theme each monthThis month’s art theme is Slip and Slide. View the Japanese Galleries with its magnificent fusuma, sliding doors, painted with flowers and grasses. Then create your own using rice paper. This month’s science theme is Nano Days. Explore the apparently invisible world of nanotechnology through hands-on workshops.
Where: The Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ.
When: Saturdays and Sundays in April from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Free with suggested admission: Adult $10 / children $6.
Eco Boys and Girls Premier at Liberty Science Center
School-aged kids, kindergarten and up.
What: An educational film and exhibit starring new, earth-friendly, animated characters designed by model, fashion designer, and artist Maria Snyder. The characters usher in the Center’s Earth Week Celebration and guide children through Liberty Science Center’s environmentally informative exhibits. Kids can participate in environmental discovery challenges, watch the short animated film, and see the characters appear on large screens throughout Governor’s Hall. 
Where: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City, NJ
When: Saturday, April 24 at 2:00 p.m.
Cost: Free with paid admission of $15.75 for adults and $11.50 for kids ages 2 – 12. 
The Velveteen Rabbit
Who: All ages
What: This new gentle and tender telling of the classic fable is ideal for both the young and the young at heart.
Where: Studio Playhouse, 14 Alvin Place, Montclair, NJ 07043.
When: April 17, 18, 24 and 25 at 1:30 and 3:30 pm.
Cost: $8. Ticket orders can be placed by calling 973.744.9752.
Lego Festival
Who: Lego fans of all ages.
What: Fifth annual “LEGO Fun At Lyndhurst” will have Arthur Gugick, a math teacher who is one of the world’s top LEGO builders, LEGO car races, LEGO stop-motion videos and much more.
Where: Lyndhurst Castle, 635 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY, 10591. 914.631.4481.
When: Saturday, April 24 and Sunday, April 25 from 10 am – 4 pm.
Cost: $8 for adults and $6 for kids ages 4 to 14.
Open Cockpit Day
Who: Aviator fans of all ages.
What: The Aviation Hall of Fame offers kids a chance to sit in the cockpits of a Martin202A Airliner, Sikorsky HH-52 Coast Guard helicopter, Lockheed 402-2 Bushmaster and bell AH-1 Cobra Attack helicopter.
Where: Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum of NJ, 400 Fred Wehran Drive, Teterboro Airport, Teterboro, NJ.
When: Saturday, April 24 from 10 am – 4 pm.
Cost: Adults $7 / Children $5.
Self-Defense and Awareness Workshop for Girls and Women
Who: Girls and women ages 10 and up.
What: An interactive workshop that will teach self-defense techniques and learn about body language.
Where: Montclair YMCA, 25 Park Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042. 
When: Saturday, April 24 from 10:30 am – 12 pm.
Cost: Free and open to the first 20 members to register at 973.415.6119.

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