July 27, 2010

July 27, 2010

Date & Time: Tuesday, Jul 27, 2010 11:52am
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Tuesday, July 27

Madison Square Kids Free Concert Series – Hayes Greenfield’s Jazz-A-Ma-Tazz
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.
Where: Madison Square Park’s Oval Lawn, Madison Avenue and 25th Street, NY, NY.
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 15 – August 12 at 10:30 am.
Cost: Free.

Summer Pre-School Story Time
Who: Ages 3 1/2 – 5.
What: Get your child ready to read with this weekly 45-minute program. Using stories, songs, games and crafts, this program will help your child develop a love for books and reading. Caregivers may join us at the end of story time. 
Where: Caldwell Public Library, 268 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, NJ 07006.
When: Tuesday, July 27 at 10 am. 
Cost: Free. Drop in program with no registration required.
 

Millburn Farmer’s Market Peach Festival

Who: All ages.

What: A day full of peaches! Food demos, peach tastings, peach pies & gelato, raffles and a chance to win tickets to a Paper Mill Playhouse show.

Where: Millburn Farmer’s Market, Municipal Lot #1 at Essex and Main Streets, Millburn, NJ.
When: Tuesday, July 27 from 10 am – 2 pm.
Cost: Free.

Summer Movie Night
Who: Families.
What: Family movie night at the Library.
Where: Caldwell Public Library, 268 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, NJ 07006.
When: Tuesday, July 27 at 6:45 pm.
Cost: Free. Drop in program with no registration required.
“Make a Splash, Make a Difference” Book Group 
Who: Grades 5th thru 8th.
What: Come meet up, discuss great books and enjoy a tasty snack. Members will pick books of interest to the group, which can include books from their summer reading lists. It’s a win-win! 
Where: Caldwell Public Library, 268 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, NJ 07006.
When: Tuesday, July 27 at 6:45 pm. 
Cost: Free. Drop in program with no registration required.
 
AMC Summer Movie Camp – Kung Fu Panda
Who: Rated G and PG movie fans.
What: Kids’ movies played every Tuesday morning.
Where: Local AMC Theaters:
Clifton Commons, 405 Route 3 East, Clifton, NJ.
Wayne 14, 67 Willowbrook Blvd., Wayne, NJ.
When: Tuesdays, from June 15 – August 10 at 10 a.m.
Cost: $1. All admission proceeds will benefit Variety – The Children’s Charity and The Will Rogers Institute.
 
Celebrating the Classics Storytime at Watchung Booksellers – Leo Lionni
Who: Kids ages 3 – 5.
What: Weekly storytime and songs with Miss Elaine.
Where: Watchung Booksellers, Watchung Plaza, 54 Fairfield Street, Montclair, NJ 07042.
973-744-7177.
When: Tuesday, July 20 at 10:30 a.m.
Cost: Free. Space is limited! Please specify for which date(s) you are signing up. Reserve a spot here or call 973.744.7177.
 

Terrific Tuesdays: Sing, Sign & Dance: Music with Nina Peterson
Who: Ages 3 and up.
What: An engaging family show where kids can interact with Nina’s songs and learn age-appropriate sign language, which encourages development of motor skills. Music is a great way to reinforce concepts like rhyming, counting, focus and following directions.
Where: The Montclair Public Library , 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042.
When: Tuesday, July 27 at 12:00 p.m.
Cost: Free. No registration required.


Sewing Workshops with Crafty Katie

Who: Children ages 3 and up.

What: Children learn to sew with Crafty Katie. They will learn to make fun and unique crafts using colorful, easy-to-use sewing machines. Crafty Katie teaches sewing in a patient, encouraging manner allowing children to take breaks when they get too frustrated or overwhelmed.

Where: It’s Sew Crafty, 1860 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.

When: Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays in July. Click here for a full schedule of classes.

Cost: $85 for a four week session. Call 973.327.4488 or email for more information.

 

4-H Young Gardeners Club

Who: Children in grades 1 through 8.

What: Join the 4-H Young Gardeners Club to learn all about gardening such as how plants grow, what you can make from them, and even how to find rainbows in gardens.

Where: Essex County Environmental Center, 621 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ. 

When: Tuesdays, July 6, 13, 20, and 27 at 10 am.

Cost: Free admission. However, advance registration required. Call 973.228.3785 to reserve your spot.

 

4-H Family Astronomy Program – Night Sky Adventure

Who: All ages.

What: Learn about the stars and constellations of the summer season. Build your own star finder to find the heroes that live in the sky and do a celestial treasure hunt. Program developed by the Astronomical Society of the Pacific and Somerset County 4-H.

Where: Essex County Environmental Center, 621 Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ.

When: Tuesday, July 27 at 6 pm.

Cost: $10 per family. Advance registration is required. Call 973.353.1338 for information and registration.

 

Watercolors

Who: Children ages 16 and up.

What: Learn about a seasonal flower then learn how to draw and paint it using watercolors! Participants will take home their painting fully matted. All professional grade materials are included – just bring a camera.

Where: Essex County Environmental Center, Garibaldi Hall, 621A Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ.

When: Tuesday, July 27 at 7 pm.

Cost: $40 per person. Advance registration is required. Call 973.228.8776 for information and registration.

 

Basic Kids Cupcake Decorating
Who:
Ages 4 – 8.
What: This kids cupcake class is the basics to decorating with all natural ingredients. Each child will get all the ingredients needed to make a yummy fun cupcake.
Where: Whole Foods Market Millburn – Union, 2245 Springfield Avenue, Vauxhall, NJ.
When: Tuesday, July 27 from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm.
Cost: $7. Please register at customer service this class fills fast so register today or call (908) 688 – 1455.

 

Baby Lit: Early Literacy Program

Who: Ages birth to 2 1/2 accompanied by an adult.

What: Literacy program to introduce young children reading.

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

When: Tuesdays, July 6, 13, 20, and 27 at 11 am – 11:25 am.

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

 

Preschool Storytime and Craft

Who: Ages 2 ½ to 5 accompanied by an adult.

What: Enjoy storytime and a fun craft.

Where: Maplewood Memorial Library, Hilton Branch, 1688 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.

When: Tuesdays, July 6, 13, 20, and 27 from 2 pm – 2:40 pm.

Cost: Free. Advance registration recommended. Call 973.762.1688 for registration and information.

 

Pajama Storytime

Who: Ages 2 to 8 accompanied by an adult.

What: Enjoy storytime in your pajamas!

Where: Maplewood Memorial Library, Hilton Branch, 1688 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.

When: Tuesday, July 27 from 7 pm – 7:30 pm.

Cost: Free. Advance registration recommended. Call 973.762.1688 for registration and information.

 

School-Age Story/Crafts: Decorate a T-Shirt

Who: Ages 6 to 12. Parents/Guardians must stay to help.

What: Read a fun story and then decorate a T-shirt. Must bring your own light colored t-shirt to decorate.

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

When: Tuesday, July 27 at 3 pm – 3:45 pm.

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

 

Toddler Storytime

Who: Ages 2-4.

What: Enjoy fun stories during Toddler Storytime.

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

When: Tuesdays in July at 11 am.

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

 

BFF Summer Program: BFF Traders

Who: Tweens and teens ages 11 – 16.
What: BFFs bring each bring in a pair of jeans and trade them so your friend can embroider and appliqué a special design just for you.
Where: Rock Paper Scissors, 15 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
When: Tuesday, July 27 from 2 pm – 4 pm.
Cost: $22.50 per bff pair. Must bring your own jeans. Space is limited. Call
973.337.6759 to sign up.

 

In Stitches

Who: Kids ages 6 – 10.
What: Bring your own jeans or jacket and learn to embroider them with your own designs.
Where: Rock Paper Scissors, 15 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
When: Tuesday, July 27 from 1 pm – 3 pm.
Cost: $15. Space is limited. Call
973.337.6759 to sign up.

Toddler Storytime with Craft

Who: Toddlers 19 months to 2.
What: Storytime and crafts for toddlers.
Where: Bloomfield Public Library, 90 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ.
When: Tuesdays at 11 am.
Cost: Free.

 

Book Bingo

Who: Ages 6 and up.
What: Enjoy a game of bingo.
Where: Bloomfield Public Library, 90 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ.
When: Tuesdays at 1 pm.
Cost: Free.

 

Summer Crafts

Who: Ages 3-4.
What: Crafts for children.
Where: Millburn Free Public Library, 200 Glen Avenue, Millburn, NJ
When: Tuesdays in July from 9:40 am – 10:30 am in meeting Room B.
Cost: Payment and registration required. Call 973.376.1006 for information. Click here to register.

 

Summer Crafts

Who: Ages 2 1/2-3.
What: Crafts for children.
Where: Millburn Free Public Library, 200 Glen Avenue, Millburn, NJ
When: Tuesdays in July from 11:20 am – 12:10 pm in meeting Room B.
Cost: Payment and registration required. Call 973.376.1006 for information. Click here to register.

 

Picture Book Picnic

Who: Ages 2 to 5.
What: Stories for young children.
Where: Millburn Free Public Library, 200 Glen Avenue, Millburn, NJ
When: Tuesdays at 1:30 pm – 2 pm in Front Meeting Room A.
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: Tuesdays in July from 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm in Meeting Room B.
Cost: Free. Please pre-register by contacting Mimi at 973.979.4192 or through email.

 

Evening Adventure

Who: Children in grades 2-5.
What: Stories and crafts.
Where: Millburn Free Public Library, 200 Glen Avenue, Millburn, NJ
When: Tuesday, July 27 at 7 pm in the Staff Room.
Cost: Free. Registration required. Call 973.376.1006 for information. Click here to register.

 

Bike Registration and Free Helmets
Who: Cyclists of all ages.
What: The Maplewood PD, South Orange PD, South Orange Municipal Alliance and YouthNet are promoting bike registration, bike safety and giving out free helmets.
Where: Maplewood Community Pool, 187 Boyden Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Tuesday, July 27 from 11 am – 1 pm. 
Cost: Free.

 

“Knot Hole Gang” New York Mets Baseball Game Trip

Who: All ages. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

What: The Millburn Recreation Department and Millburn Firefighter’s Welfare Association are sponsoring the annual “Knot Hole Gang.” Chaperoned by staff of the Millburn Recreation and Millburn Fire Departments. children will be taken to see the New York Mets play against the St. Louis Cardinals at the beautiful new Citi Field Stadium.

Where: Taylor Park by the tennis courts, Millburn, NJ.

When: Tuesday, July 27. Coach Bus leaves to game at 3:30 pm for the game at 7:10 pm. Estimated pick-up time is 11:30 pm back at Taylor Park.

Cost: $25. Tickets are limited. Click here to register online.

 

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