July 16, 2010

July 16, 2010

Date & Time: Friday, Jul 16, 2010 11:25am
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Friday, July 16

Here, There, Everywhere at Newark Museum
Who: Kids of all ages with adult.
What: Join the museum on a voyage of discovery around the world starting right here in NJ. Visit the galleries to explore artists from different cultures. Then create your own artwork using sculpture, printmaking, textile art and painting techniques. Each week focuses on a different art and science theme. This week create a print using symbols from Mexico’s ancient past. Then learn about African animal migration and make an animal mask to take home.    
Where: The Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ.
When: Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays in July from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Cost: Free with suggested admission: Adult $10 / children $6.
Mexico Beyond Mariachi at Newark Museum
Who: Everybody.
What: Alda Reuter and Peter Bogdanos present this performance of live music and dance with colorful costumes and authentic instruments, which explores the richly textured culture of Mexico.    
Where: The Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ.
When: Friday, July 16 at 1:00 p.m.
Cost: Free with suggested admission: Adult $10 / children $6.
Children’s Summer Sail
Who: Sea-faring families with children 5 to 12.
What: Take a guided tour of the Hudson River with marine biologist and Tenafly Nature Center‘s Executive Director to discover the life beneath the surface. From the beautifully restored 1928 two-masted, 115-foot oyster schooner find crabs, fish and other creatures of the Hudson River during this three hour relaxing trip for parents and hands-on learning experience for kids.
Where: Alpine Boat Basin, Exit 2 on Palisades Interstate Parkway, Alpine, NJ.
When: Friday, July 16 at 1:30 p.m.
Cost: $25 per child/$50 per adult. Parking is $5. Pre-registration and payment required. Early registration is recommended as space is limited. Register on-line or call 201-568-6093 for more information.
 

Mother Goose & Toddlers Too Storytime
Who: Ages 2 – 5.
What: Introduce the pleasure of books to your child with picture books, flannel board books, nursery rhymes and finger plays. 
WhereMontclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042.
When: Fridays, July 16 and August 6 at 11 am. 
Cost: Free, but registration required. Call 973-744-0500 ext. 2236.


Friday Afternoon Films at the Library
Who: Fans of G-rated films.
What: Enjoy a showing of Ponyo.
Where: Glen Ridge Public Library, 240 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ.
When: Friday, July 16 at 2 pm.
Cost: Free, but registration is required. Call 973.748.5482.

Zumba Dance Workshop
Who: Ages 12 and up.
What: Montclair’s own Elsie Jenkins teaches teens the art of Zumba dance, which combines the Latin dance flavors of Cumbia, Salsa and Merengue with Hip Hop music to create a dance that is both fun and good exercise. 
WhereMontclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042.
When: Friday, July 16 at 3 pm. 
Cost: Free. Call 973-744-0500 ext. 2236 to register.


Rent
Who: Teens ages 15 and older.
What: The New Jersey Youth Theatre’s producton of Jonathan Larson’s Rent, a rock-tinged musical based on the classic opera La Boheme, an unforgettable story about a group of young artists falling in love, finding their voices, and living for today.
Where: NJPAC, One Center Street, Newark, NJ.
When: Friday, July 16 – Sunday, July 25. Check schedule here.
Cost: Tickets range from $25 – $30. Order online here.  
 

New Jersey Jackals: Flyaway Friday

Who: All ages.

What: Cheer on the New Jersey Jackals in their home game against Brockton with Flyaway Friday, T-Shirt Giveaway (for the first 1,000), Cub and Boy Scout Campout #2, and a special pre-game musical performance by Matt Roy.

When: Friday, July 16 at 7:05 pm. Click here for a full event schedule.

Where: New Jersey Jackals, 1 Hall Drive, Little Falls, NJ.

Cost: Single game tickets- Box Seats: $11/ Reserved seats: $9/ Standing room only: $5. Season tickets, group plans, and mini plans pricing available. Click here for further ticket information. Call 973.746.7434 or email for more information.

 

Princess Cooking Class

Who: Children ages 4 – 12.

What: Learn to cook with your favorite princess! Dress up in your best princess gown to wear to the tea party and learn to make yummy treats like Edible wands and Princess Punch! This week, learn to cook with Ariel!

Where: Parteaz, 1860 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.

When: Friday, July 16 from 10 am – 11:30 am.

Cost: $25 per child. Call 973.447.0616 or email for more information.

 

Feast of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel

Who: All ages.

What: The annual Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Feast kicks off with an opening mass for a weekend of 50/50s, popper instant games, entertainment, and loads of delicious food. Enjoy musical entertainment from the Edmund Brothers and compete in “Montclair Idol.” Super 50/50 tickets must be purchased in advance from the church rectory.

Where: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Parish, 94 Pine Street, Montclair, NJ.

When: Friday, July 16 from 6 pm – 10 pm. Special opening mass at 5:30 pm.

Cost: Free admission. For more information, call the rectory 973.744.1074, Frank 973.981.8831, or Paul 973.900.9698.

 

Friday Night Puppet Show
Who:
Kids ages 2 – 7.
What: Weekly puppet shows telling the classics through puppetry.
Where: Aunt Jean’s Toys & Treats, 12 North Willow Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Friday nights from from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm in three 20 minute segments.
Cost: $3 per child / adults free. 

 

Real Time Travel: How We Change History

Who: Ages 7 and up.

What: Author Marc Anderson shows kids how they can change history.

Where: Maplewood Memorial Library, Main Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood, NJ.

When: Friday, July 16 at 3 pm.

Cost: Free. Advance registration recommended. Call 973.762.1622 ext. 5005 for registration and information.

 

Friday Features

Who: All ages.

What: This week’s Friday Features movie is “Free Willy: Escape from Pirate’s Cove” – rated PG.

WhereSouth Orange Public Library, 65 Scotland Road, South Orange, NJ.

When: Friday, July 16 at 1:30 pm.

Cost: Free. Call 973.762.0230 or email for more information.

 

BFF Summer Program: BFF Memories

Who: Tweens and teens ages 11 – 16.
What: Create matching or coordinating scrapbooks with your bff to put all your summer photos into.
Where: Rock Paper Scissors, 15 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
When: Friday, July 16 from 10 am – 12 pm.
Cost: $24 per bff pair, plus the cost of supplies. Space is limited. Call
973.337.6759 to sign up.

 

Summer Memories

Who: Kids ages 6 – 10.
What: Create a cute scrapbook to fill with your summer memories.
Where: Rock Paper Scissors, 15 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
When: Friday, July 16 from 12 pm – 2 pm.
Cost: $15. Space is limited. Call
973.337.6759 to sign up.

 

Movie and Snacks

Who: All ages.
What: Enjoy a family movie and yummy snacks.
Where: Bloomfield Public Library, 90 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ.
When: Fridays at 1 pm.
Cost: Free.

 

SAT Prep

Who: Students preparing to take the SATs.
What: SAT Prep with Mimi Wu.
Where: Millburn Free Public Library, 200 Glen Avenue, Millburn, NJ
When: Fridays in July from 1 pm – 5 pm in Meeting Room B.
Cost: Free. Please pre-register by contacting Mimi at 973.979.4192 or through email.

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