July 28, 2010

July 28, 2010

Date & Time: Wednesday, Jul 28, 2010 12:24pm
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Wednesday, July 28

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 view examples of bandolier bags, beautifully decorated bags made by Native American Tribes, and design and decorate your own to take home. Then follow the journey of songbirds and participate in the birds’ fateful flight.   
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.
 

Clearview Cinema Summer Kids’ Club
Who: Movie fans of G and PG-rated films.
What: Free family movies played every Wednesday and Thursday morning.
Clifton Allwood Cinema 6, 96 Market Street, Clifton, NJ. 973.788.9774. 
Caldwell Cinema, 317 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, NJ. 973.226.9059.
When: Wednesdays and Thursdays thru August 19 at 10:30 am.
Cost: Free. Seating is based on availability – first come, first served.


Family Night at the Zoo
Who: All ages.
What: Have a family night out at the zoo. Reduced admission, dinner specials and more All the animals will be out to greet you.
Where: Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, New Jersey, 07052.
When: Wednesday, July 28 from 5 pm – 8 pm.
Cost: Reduced admission.
 
Summer Toddler Time
Who: Ages 2 – 3 1/2 with caregiver.
What: Weekly 30-minute program designed to keep your toddler happy with picture books, fingerplays, rhymes and songs.
Where: Caldwell Public Library, 268 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, NJ 07006.
When: Wednesday, July 28 at 10 am. 
Cost: Free. Drop in program with no registration required.
Family Fun Night
Who: Families.
What: Same fun, different night. Join us as we “Make a Splash, Make a Difference” all summer long with our trademark Family Fun Night. 
Where: Caldwell Public Library, 268 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, NJ 07006.
When: Wednesday, July 28 at 6:45 pm. 
Cost: Free. Drop in program with no registration required.
 

Newark Black Film Festival’s Youth Cinema: The Dot, Amazing Grace, Brave Irene, and Chicken Sunday

Who: Children ages 4 – 12.

What: The Dot, as presented by Scholastic, is an animated collection of inspiring, award-winning children’s book stories of a girl learning to appreciate her own talents. In Amazing Grace, Alfre Woodard narrates Mary Hoffman’s book about overcoming self doubt. Brave Irene tells the story of a young girl who learns where there’s a will, there’s a way in.  Chicken Sunday presents the story of a young Ukrainian-American girl who despite differences in religion and race befriends her African American neighbor after the death of her own grandmother.

Where: The Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102.

When: Wednesday, July 28 at 1 pm.

Cost: Free.

 

Fun and Games

Who: Children and adults of all ages.

What: Learn the rules of fun activities and games like Parcheesi and Chinese checkers.

Where: Glenmont, Estate of Thomas Edison National Historical Park, 211 Main Street, West Orange, NJ.

When: Wednesday, July 28 from 10 am -12 pm.

Cost: Free. Reservations required. Contact Michelle Ortwein at 973.736.0550 or email her for information and reservations.

 

Summer Family Film Festival at the Library
Who: Fans of family films.
What: Take a midday break with the kids and head to the library for free family films all summer long. This week watch the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. 
Where: The Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042.
When: Wednesdays thru August at 12 pm.
Cost: Free. No registration required. For information call 973.744.0500 x 2234.


Easy Origami Workshop
Who: Ages 5 and up.
What: Learn the Japanese art of paper folding lead by origami artist Nobuko Obake. Make your own artistic creations such as animals, stars and boxes.
Where: The Montclair Public Library , 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042.
When: Wednesday, July 28 at 3:00 pm.
Cost: Free. Call 973.744.0500 x 2236 to register.

 

The Turtle Show 
Who: Kids of ages.
What: Author Steve Woyce visits the library with a variety of live turtles.
Where: Verona Public Library, 17 Gould Street, Verona, NJ.
When: Wednesday, July 28 at 3 pm.
Cost: Free.

 

Brownies From Scratch Class

Who: Chefs ages 4 – 8.

What: Le Baker’s Dozen offers a fun fudge class where children will learn how to
measure and prepare their own brownies from scratch and bake their own batch.

Where: Le Baker’s Dozen, 206 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07043.

When: Wednesday, July 28 from 2 pm – 3:15 pm.

Cost: $25. Register here.

 

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, Hilton Branch, 1688 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.

When: Wednesdays, July 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 11 am – 11:20 am.

Cost: Free. Advance registration recommended. Call 973.762.1688 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, Main Library, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood, NJ.

When: Wednesdays, July 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 4 pm – 4:45 pm.

Cost: Free. Advance registration recommended. Call 973.762.1622 ext. 5005 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, Hilton Branch, 1688 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.

When: Wednesday, July 28 at 2 pm – 2:45 pm.

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

 

Money for Kids Workshop with TD Bank

Who: Ages 6 -9.

What: Interactive workshops on money and saving. There will be snacks and giveaways.

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

When: Wednesday, July 28 at 7 pm.

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

 

 

Van Vleck House & Gardens Pre-K Discovery Program – Sensing Nature
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, July 28 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. 

 

Babies Storytime

Who: Ages birth to 2 1/2.

What: Enjoy fun stories during Babies Storytime.

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

When: Wednesdays in July at 10 am.

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

 

Lunch Bunch Book Group

Who: Ages 7 and up. 

What: Bring your lunch and you favorite book to share with the group.

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

When: Wednesday, July 28 at 11:30 am. 

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

 

Family Gaming

Who: All ages.

What: Enjoy playing board games and Wii with your family.

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

When: Wednesday, July 28 at 1 pm.

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

 

Secret Treasure

Who: Tweens and teens ages 11 – 15.
What: Create a secret hiding place inside a book then decorate it.
Where: Rock Paper Scissors, 15 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
When: Wednesday, July 28 from 1 pm – 3 pm.
Cost: $15. Space is limited. Call
973.337.6759 to sign up.

 

Game Time

Who: All ages.
What: Enjoy games in the afternoon.
Where: Bloomfield Public Library, 90 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ.
When: Wednesdays at 1 pm.
Cost: Free.

 

Preschool Storytime with Craft

Who: Ages 3 to 4.
What: Storytime and crafts for preschoolers.
Where: Bloomfield Public Library, 90 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ.
When: Wednesdays at 11 am.
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: Wednesdays in July from 2 pm – 5 pm in Meeting Room B.
Cost: Free. Please pre-register by contacting Mimi at 973.979.4192 or through email.

 

Summer Skill Builders

Who: All ages.

What: Brush up on educational skills before school starts.

Where: Millburn Free Public Library, 200 Glen Avenue, Millburn, NJ
When: Wednesdays in July from at 6:30 pm – 8 pm in Meeting Room B.
Cost: Free.

 

Glen Ridge Summer Reading Bash
Who: Glen Ridge readers of all ages.
What: a fun party to celebrate summer reading. Music, shows, arts & crafts and more. Kids in 6th trough 12th grade–Bring a tee shirt to tie-dye.
When: Wednesday, July 28 from 3 pm – 6:30 pm.
Mime at 3:30 pm
Porch Daddies at 5 pm
Where: The Glen (at the corner of Bloomfield Avenue and Ridgewood Avenue), Glen Ridge, NJ.
Cost: Free. 

 

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