June 12, 2010

June 12, 2010

Date & Time: Saturday, Jun 12, 2010 5:36pm
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Saturday, June 12

Crafty Toddlers 
Who: Ages 2 – 4.
What: Play with paint, pinch and pound clay, collage with glue and explore different art materials all in an environment that encourages messy creativity. Runs every Saturday with a different project each week.
Where: Express Yourself Studio, 1912 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.  
When: Saturdays from 10 am – 11 am.
Cost: $15. Register online or call 973-763-5256 for more information.
Studio Saturdays 
Who: Ages 5 – 12.
What: A drop-in art workshop where you can participate in a different guided art project each week exploring a new art master and medium. Runs every Saturday. 
Where: Express Yourself Studio, 1912 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.  
When: Saturdays from 1 pm – 2 pm and 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm.
Cost: $15. Register online or call 973-763-5256 for more information. 

Montclair Art Museum’s Imagination Station – In Your Face 
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. 
Storytime in the Galleries
Who: Kids and their families.
What: Listen to a new story the second Saturday of each month. This month’s book, Zzzng! Zzzng! Zzzng! A Yoruba Tale, by Phillis Gershator is a classic African Tale about why Mosquito began to bite.
Where: The Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ.
When: Saturday, June 12 from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Cost: Free with suggested admission: Adult $10 / children $6.
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 Tall Man on the Totem Pole. Visit the African Galleries to view incredibly tall and skinny totemic portraits. Then create your own. This month’s science theme is Dinosaur Tracks (through June 20). Learn how to “read” a fossilized dinosaur footprint and make your own model fossil.
Where: The Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ.
When: Saturdays and Sundays in June from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: Free with suggested admission: Adult $10 / children $6.
Pokemon Video Game Championships
Who: Anyone who loves Pokemon.
What: A chance to qualify for the National Championships. Gather your team and your Pokemon video game and head on down to this public event. Whether you come as a competitor or spectator, enjoy the competition and root for your favorite team.
Where: Meadowlands Exhibition Center, 355 Plaza Drive, Secaucus, NJ, 07094. 201-330-1172.
When: Saturday, June 12. Junior Registration is 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Senior Registration is 1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. 
Cost: Free. Visit the site for more information on competition rules and regulations.  
Drop-in Craft at the Bloomfield Library
Who: Crafty kids.
What: Create a fun take-home craft.
Where: Bloomfield Public Library, 90 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ, 07003. (973) 566-6200 ext. 212.
When: Saturday, June 12 starting at 1:00 p.m.
Cost: Free. No registration required.
 
Aunt Jean’s Annual Sidewalk Sale!
Who: All ages.
What: Super sale of games, dolls, books and more!
Where: Aunt Jean’s Toys & Treats, 12 North Willow Street Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Saturday, June 12 from 10 am – 6 pm. 
Cost: Free.
 
Peak Adventure V: Himalayan Sleepover
Who
: Kids ages 9 to 12
What: Sleepover adventure for 40 kids. They’ll work together to confront the physical challenges, perils and team dynamics of climbing Mt. Everest. Meals are provided, including a traditional Tibetan breakfast.
Where: Rubin Museum of Art
150 West 17th Street
New York, NY 10011
When: Saturday, June 12 through Sunday, June 13
Cost: $175 per child, registration limited to 40.  Register online or call 212-620-0628.
 
School of Rock Montclair Grand Opening Party
Who: Kids ages 7-17 and their families.
What: Official grand opening of School of Rock Montclair. Meet Liberty DeVitto, Billy Joel’s drummer for 30 years, who will lead a free instructional clinic for kids and parents.
Where: School of Rock Montclair, 125 Valley Road, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Saturday, June 12 from 12 pm – 6 pm.  
Cost: Free.
Canciones: Drop-in Music Program
Who: Ages 3 and up.
What: Enjoy traditional Hispanic songs from Puerto Rico, Cuba and Mexico as performed live on acoustic guitar and the Cuatro, Puerto Rico’s national instrument.
Where: The Montclair Public Library , 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042.
When: Saturday, June 12 at 11 a.m.
Cost: Free. No registration required.
Sidewalk Sale at Dulce
Who: Kids.
What: Create a mini mural with paint and candy accents at the kids’ art table co-created with local artist Jennifer Levine. These murals will be used to inspire a larger piece by Jennifer that will be displayed at Dulce in July. 
Where: Dulce Candy Boutique, 17 Church Street, Montclair, NJ 07042. 
When: Saturday, June 12.
Cost: Free.
Peter Pan
Who: Theater lovers from age 4 to 104.
What: Fly away to Neverland for non-stop action, spell binding music and stunning choreography in this smash hit musical adaption of J.M. Barrie’s classic story.
Where: Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ.
When: Saturday, June 12 thru Sunday, June 27. For days and times visit Paper Mill’scalendar.
Cost: Tickets prices range from $25 to $84. All tickets subject to $1.50 Facility Preservation Fee. Call the Box Office at 973-376-4343.
 
Bloomfield Youth Band – Encores
Who: All ages.
What: Concert with percussionist Barry Centanni, the Verona High School Percussion Ensemble and more. The performance is part of a year round concert series featuring five diverse community groups based in Bloomfield.
Where: Bloomfield High School, 160 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ.
When: Saturday, June 12 at 7:30 pm.
Cost: General admission $8 / children 12 and under free. 
 
Chess for Life at Panera Bread
Who:
 All ages. 
What: Panera Bread of Montclair invites children, teens, and adults to learn all about the game of chess and play against professional chess masters. Participants will have the chance to enter to win a beautiful glass chess set and play on a 3-foot tall chess board game.
Where: Panera, 15 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Saturday, June 12 from 3:30-6:30 pm.
Cost: Free plus the cost of food. 
 
Barnes & Noble Book Fair For Montclair’s Mt. Hebron School
Who: Everyone.
What: Shop at Barnes & Noble and support Mt. Hebron School. A percentage of your purchase will help raise funds for Mt. Hebron’s 2010/11 After School Programs. Special Mt. Hebron events too!
Where: Barnes & Noble Clifton Commons, 395 Route 3 East, Clifton, NJ.
When: Saturday, June 12 from 9 am – 11 pm. Bring this flier! If you can’t make it on Saturday, June 12, you can also shop online here from 6/12 – 6/16. Customers just need to enter BOOKFAIR ID 10181121 at checkout so Mt. Hebron gets a portion of your purchase.
Cost: Whatever you want to spend. 
 
Saturday Storytime 
Who: Young children.
What: Listen to Drum City by Vanessa Newton, about the start of a parade by one boy’s pots and pans. 
Where: Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street – Watchung Plaza, Montclair, NJ 07042.
973-744-7177
When: Saturday, June 12 from 11 am – 12 am.
Cost: Free. No registration required.
Design a Sun-Catcher

Who: Ages 10 and up.
What: Join Glass Roots to design and create your own sun catcher out of glass you cut yourself. Glass Roots will then add the finishing touches to the sun-catchers back at their studio in Newark and mail the finished product to each participant (shipping fees apply). You may also picked up your sun-catcher at their studio.
Where: Essex County Environmental Center, 621 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ. 
When: Saturday, June 12 at 10:30 am.
Cost: Cost is $25 per person (plus shipping fee). Advanced registration required. Call 973-228-8776.
 
MHS Girls’ Varsity Gymnastics Pancake Breakfast 
Who: All ages.
What: Have a pancake breakfast with the family and help out the gymnastics team.
When: Saturday, June 12 from 9 am – 12 pm.
Where: MHS’s George Inness Annex Atrium, 141 Park Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042.  
Cost: $7 adults / $5 students / $3 children under 10. For more information email or call 973. 746.8206.
 
Grand Opening of Rock Scissors Paper
Who: All ages.
What: Grand opening event of a new neighborhood craft store. Fun craft projects for kids will go on throughout the day: make a Father’s Day card, create notebooks with recycled paper and vintage papers, make pinwheels, make bookmarks, and more. There will also be a henna artist to decorate your hands and feet! Adults can play too and enter a raffle for some great prizes.
Where: Rock Paper Scissors, 15 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Saturday, June 2 from 10 am – 6 pm.
Cost: Free. 

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