October 31, 2010

State Scare Factory Haunted Attraction

Date & Time: Sunday, Oct 31, 2010 7:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Belleville, Teens, Tweens
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Who: Ages 12 and up.
What: Really scary haunted house show.
Where: Located adjacent to the State Fair Halloween Superstore, 229 Main Street, Belleville, NJ. (Right off od Rt. 21)
When: October 27 – 31 from 7 pm – midnight. Not So Scary hour on Friday and Saturday (6 pm – 7 pm)
Cost: $15 ages 12 and under / Adults $18

Howl-o-ween

Date & Time: Sunday, Oct 31, 2010 6:00pm
Filed Under: Babies, Little Kids, Toddlers, Tweens, West Orange
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Who: All ages.
What: Turtle Back Zoo’s Halloween event. Wear your costume and ride the “spooky train” (weather permitting) or enjoy the magical talents of master magician Joe Fisher. Go trick or treating too!
Where: Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ.
When: Sunday, October 31 from 6 pm – 9 pm.
Cost: Adults $9 / Children $6 / Seniors $6 /Under 2 Free

Spooky Organ Halloween Concert

Date & Time: Sunday, Oct 31, 2010 3:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair
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Who: Kids of all ages with their parents.
What: Go in costume for a very cool Halloween organ recital, followed by healthy trick-or-treats in the Church House.
Where: Central Presbyterian Church, corner Claremont and Park in Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Sunday, October 31, 3 pm.
Cost: Free.

AMNH Fright at the Museum

Date & Time: Sunday, Oct 31, 2010 2:00pm
Filed Under: Little Kids, NYC, Teens, Tweens
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Who: All ages.
What: Trick or treat among the dangerous dinosaurs, eerie elephants, and other-worldly planets. Kids’ favorite characters will wander the Museum halls greeting and entertaining visitors. Spooky arts and crafts will keep little hands busy, and live performances will punctuate the proceedings.
Where: American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, NYC.
When: Sunday, October 31 from 2 pm – 5pm.
Cost: $19 / $9 members.

Spooky Spiotta Park Halloween Festival

Date & Time: Sunday, Oct 31, 2010 2:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, South Orange
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Who: All ages.
What: Music and Halloween games followed by the annual costume contest in the park. Plus the SHU Creepy Corner, pumpkin patch, refreshments and prizes for everyone! Enjoy the fun then head downtown to trick or treat at local shops.
Where: Spiotta Park, South Orange Avenue and Village Plaza, South Orange, NJ.
When: Sunday, October 31 from 2 pm – 4 pm.
Cost: Free.

Best Friend Photography Halloween Portraits

Date & Time: Sunday, Oct 31, 2010 12:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair
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Who: Costumed kids of all ages.
What: Get a portrait taken by Best Friend Photography on Halloween. Photos will be displayed on its Facebook page and available to purchase, with money going to Operation Smile.
Where: Best Friend Photography, Church Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Sunday, October 31 from 12 pm – 7 pm.

Trick or Treat at Just Kidding Around

Date & Time: Sunday, Oct 31, 2010 12:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: Stop at Just Kidding Around and get a treat (or trick!).
Where: Just Kidding Around, 507 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Saturday, October 31.
Cost: Free.

Millburn Fire Department Annual Halloween Parade & Festival

Date & Time: Sunday, Oct 31, 2010 12:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Millburn, Short Hills
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Who: All ages.
What: The Millburn Fire Department hosts an afternoon of Halloween festivities.  Enjoy a costume parade, costume judging (for Millburn and Short Hills residents only), pony rides, petting zoo, hay rides and food. 
Where: Taylor Park, Millburn, NJ.
When: Sunday, October 31 from 12 pm – 3 pm.
Cost: Free. Registration forms for the costume judging — township residents only — are available at the Millburn Fire Department headquarters on Essex Street. For additional information, call 973.564.7043.

Halloween Portrait and Fundraiser

Date & Time: Sunday, Oct 31, 2010 9:00am
Filed Under: Babies, Little Kids, Montclair, Toddlers, Tweens
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Who: Costumed kids 13 and under.
What: Bring your little trick or treaters to Phil Cantor Photography for a kid-friendly 5 minute Halloween Portrait Session and help out local non-profit HOMECorp.  The session includes a gift portrait and each of the scary little creatures’ photographs will be viewable onlin so that relatives can share in the oohing and aahing.
Where: Phil Cantor Photography, 26 Lackawanna Plaza, Montclair, NJ, between Bloomfield Avenue and Glenridge Avenue
When: Saturday, October 31. RESERVATION ONLY. Appointments are LIMITED. Sign up: 973.783.1065
Cost: $39. ALL of the proceeds will go to the HOMECorp. Contributions are tax deductible.

October 30, 2010

Halloween Funhouse

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 7:00pm
Filed Under: Montclair, Teens, Tweens
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Who: All ages.
What: Check out a haunted funhouse in town…if you dare!
Where: 77 Midland Avenue, (Between Claremont and Walnut), Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Saturday, October 30 from 7 pm until the fun ends.
Cost: Free.

Starseed “El Dia de Los Muertos”

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 7:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: They will re-create “The Ofrenda”, which consists of an altar with marigolds, pictures of our passed loved ones and offerings of all sorts (foods or gifts that our ancestors enjoyed). Honoring this pre-hispanic tradition, Master drummer of the Náhuatl tradition Alfredo Villela will perform Náhuatl songs and ancient ritual to commune with our past generations. 
Where: Starseed Yoga, 215 Glenridge Avenue, Montcalir, NJ, 07042.
When: Saturday, October 30 from 7 pm – 9 pm.
Cost: $20 advanced tickets / $25 at the door / Kids ages 11 – 17 $15 / Under 11 free.

State Scare Factory Haunted Attraction

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 7:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Belleville, Teens, Tweens
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Who: Ages 12 and up.
What: Really scary haunted house show.
Where: Located adjacent to the State Fair Halloween Superstore, 229 Main Street, Belleville, NJ. (Right off od Rt. 21)
When: October 27 – 31 from 7 pm – midnight. Not So Scary hour on Friday and Saturday (6 pm – 7 pm)
Cost: $15 ages 12 and under / Adults $18

Slammin’ Teen DJ Mixing and Pizza Party

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 7:00pm
Filed Under: Montclair, Teens
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Who: Teens ages 13 – 17.
What: Dig your hands into some pizza dough and then take turns spinning some tunes. In the first part of this class you will step into the kitchen and learn the art of pizza-making on a stone from the dough to the toppings. Then you get a lesson on important highlights in DJ history, a basic breakdown of how to use the equipment and how to execute some essential DJ techniques.
Where: Chef’s Lab, 345 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
When: Saturday, October 30 from 7 pm - 9 pm.
Cost: $35 per person.

Halloween Spooktacular

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 4:00pm
Filed Under: Little Kids, Montclair, Teens, Toddlers, Tweens
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Who: All ages.
What: You’ve never been to a Halloween party until you’ve been to Incredi-Bill’s Halloween Spooktacular! Unlimited play in a jungle gym, arcade games, haunted laser tag, music, and dancing! There will be pizza, drinks, and snacks and Halloween crafts. Don’t forget to come in costume and compete in the costume and dance contests!
Where: Incredi-Bills, 312 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
When: Saturday, October 30 from 4 pm – 7 pm.
Cost: $20 at door / $15 before October 15. Register now as space is limited. Click here or call 973.337.8362 for registration and details. Online registration available.

Studio Saturdays

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 3:30pm
Filed Under: Little Kids, Maplewood
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Who: Ages 5-10.
What: Participate in a guided art project.
Where: Express Yourself Studios, 1912 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Saturday, October 30 from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm.
Cost: $15 per child. Registration required. Click here or call 973.763.5256 for registration and more information.

Dr. Mom – Raising Health Kids using Essential Oils

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 2:30pm
Filed Under: Adults, Maplewood
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Who: Parents.
What: Learn simple, effective and toxic free ways to keep your children safe & healthy throughout their growing years…from pre-school to college.
Where: Shakti Yoga & Living Arts, Shakti Ma, 1861 Springfield Ave, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Saturday, October 30 from 2:30 pm – 4 pm.
Cost: Free.

Halloween Cupcakes and Cake Pops

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 2:30pm
Filed Under: Little Kids, Montclair, Teens, Tweens
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Who: Kids ages 8 and up.
What: Add some fright to your bite with deliciously scary Halloween treats! 
Where: Chef’s Lab, 345 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
When: Saturday, October 30 from 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm.
Cost: $35 per person.

Mermaid and Pirate Halloween Ball

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 2:00pm
Filed Under: Little Kids, Maplewood, Toddlers
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Who: Ages 2 – 6.
What: Stories in Motion will be hosting a Mermaid and Pirate Halloween Ball! Go as pirates, mermaids, princes, princesses or wear your Halloween costume. Plan on dancing, storytime, face painting and plenty to eat.
Where: Stories in Motion, 1874 Springfield Ave, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Saturday, October 30 from 2 pm – 3:30 pm.
Cost: $25 first child; $15 per sibling

Imagination Station

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 1:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: Join instructors Julie Healy and Aggie Wszolkowski as they host Imagination Station – a program that focuses on a different artwork or theme every week. Families will enjoy interactive activities, discussions, scavenger hunts, and the opportunity to sketch in the galleries.
Where: Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
When: Every Saturday beginning October 2 from 1 pm – 2 pm.
Cost:  Member adults free. Nonmember adults: $12. Children: $6. Space is limited. Call 973.746.5555 to reserve your spot.

Halloween Parteaz

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 1:00pm
Filed Under: Little Kids, Maplewood
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Who: Kids ages 3 – 8. (age 3 with caregiver / 4 and over-drop-off)
What: Fun Halloween party with tons of activities: get “crazy hair”, tattoos, play spooky games, make edible creepy crawlers amd much more.
Where: Parteaz, 1860 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ. 
When: Saturday, October 30 from 1 pm – 3 pm.
Cost: $30. Space is limited. Register here today.

Latino Heritage Festival: Dia de los Muertos

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 12:30pm
Filed Under: Little Kids, Newark, Teens, Toddlers, Tweens
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Who: All ages.
What: Celebrate the age-old traditions of el Dia de los Muertos with a fun-filled day of gallery tours, live music, dance, art-making, and bilingual presentations.
Where: Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ.
When: Saturday, October 30 from 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm.
Cost: Free with museum admission. Adults: $10 / Children, Seniors, and Students: $6. Call 973.596.6550 for information.

Central Park Pumpkin Festival

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 12:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, NYC
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Who: All ages.
What: Central Park’s annual festival is super fun featuring the  Circus Berzerkus Haunted House, live entertainment from the Big Apple Circus and the Flying Karamazov Brothers, a scarecrow-making competition, hayrides, puppet shows, face painting and pumpkins to decorate and take home. Presented by NYC Parks and HUB TV.
Where: Central Park Bandshell (72nd St and Fifth Avenue), NYC.
When: Saturday, October 30 from 12 pm – 5 pm.
Cost: Free.

Pumpkin Painting

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 11:00am
Filed Under: Little Kids, Maplewood, Toddlers, Tweens
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Who: All ages.
What: Paint pumpkins, participate in face painting and enjoy treats.
Where: Express Yourself Studios, 1912 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ. 
When: Saturday, October 30 from 11 am – 3 pm.
Cost: A participation fee of $10 is asked of which $5 will benefit Susan G. Komen of North Jersey’s “Invest Your Change” initiative. A participation fee of $10 is asked of which $5 will benefit Susan G. Komen of North Jersey’s “Invest Your Change” initiative.

HarvestFest

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 11:00am
Filed Under: Adults, Babies, Little Kids, Maplewood, Teens, Toddlers, Tweens
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Who: All ages.
What: Enjoy live music, entertainment, a ‘Cruise for the Cure’ Car Show featuring cars from area car clubs including Revolution Car Club and Garden State Region Mustang Club, lots of kid’s activities, pony rides, petting zoo, old-fashioned games and so much more! Sponsored by the Springfield Avenue Partnership.
Where: Along Springfield Avenue, Indiana St to Burnett Avenue, front grounds of the Hilton Library, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Saturday, October 30 at 11 am.
Cost: Free.

Craft Toddlers

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 11:00am
Filed Under: Little Kids, Maplewood
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Who: Ages 2-4.
What: Play with paint and punch at clay! Glue together a collage and explore different art materials to create a unique project.
Where: Express Yourself Studios, 1912 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Saturday, October 30 from 11 am – 3 pm.
Cost: $15 per child. Registration required. Click here or call 973.763.5256 for registration and more information.

Kids Cupcake Decorating Class

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 10:30am
Filed Under: Little Kids, Montclair, Teens, Tweens
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Who: Kids ages 6 and up.
What: Learn how to make spooky cupcakes and then eat them! Hosted by Coconutz Cupcake and Dulce Candy Boutique.
Where: Dulce Candy Boutique, 17 Church Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Saturday, October 30 from 10:30 am – 11:45 am.
Cost: $15 includes cupcake kit and apron. Space is limited–first come, first served.

Halloween at Watchung Plaza

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 10:00am
Filed Under: Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: Hear a Halloween story at Watchung Booksellers then enter the Halloween Parade (kids ages 6 and under) and contest on the green.
Where: Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street Watchung Plaza, Montclair, NJ and outside on the green in Watchung Plaza.
When: Saturday, October 30 at 10 am-storytime and 11 am-Halloween Parade.
Cost: Free.

Annual Halloween Costume Workshop

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 10:00am
Filed Under: Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: Go to the studio and make all or part of your Halloween costume.  They have tons of stuff you can use to make your costume unique!
Where: StudioKids, 211 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042.
When: Wednesday,  October 27 from 6:15 pm – 8 pm and  Saturday, October 30 from 10 am-12 pm.
Cost: $20 per child.  Reservations are required.  Call 973.744.6484 or email here.

Montclair Community Pre-K Harvest Festival and Alumni Reunion

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 10:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair
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Who: All current students, their families and alumni and the entire Montclair community!
What: Fun fall activities, such as: make your own scarecrow, arts & crafts, mini-hayrides, apple sampling, the sale of hot cider and donuts, a raffle, performance by Danna Banana, and much more. The event will include a flu vaccine clinic. Traditional flu shots are available, as well as FluMist (a flu vaccine sprayed into the nostrils requiring no shot.)
Where: Montclair Community Pre-K, 49 Orange Road, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Saturday, October 30 from 10 am – 12:30 pm. (Raindate: Sunday, October 31)
Cost: Free to attend! $30 for the flu shot and $35 for the Flu Mist. Children (2 years and older) and adults can get the flu vaccine at the flu clinic.

Halloween Spooktacular

Date & Time: Saturday, Oct 30, 2010 9:00am
Filed Under: Jersey City
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Who: All ages.
What: The  first annual Liberty Science Center Spooktacular! Monsters and ghouls will greet you as you navigate through the Terror Tour. Younger guests will want to skip the Terror Tour and head straight to Wildlife Challenge: Arachnophobia, face painting and tabletop activities. Everyone will enjoy the costume contest, trick or treating, short Halloween films and chemistry presentations. Please note, exhibitions are not available during the Halloween Spooktacular.
Where: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City, NJ.
When: Sunday, October 30 from 9 am – 5 pm.
Cost: Cost: $13/adults, $11/children. Hours: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm 

October 29, 2010

Halloween Pipe Organ Spooktacular: Nosferatu

Date & Time: Friday, Oct 29, 2010 8:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Glen Ridge, Teens, Tweens
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Who: Fans of the Nosferatu.
What: Organist Thomas Mustachio accompanies the vampire silent film with a live, improvised score on the sanctuary’s mighty pipe organ.
Where: Glen Ridge Congregational Church, 195 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ.
When: Friday, October 29 at 8 pm. 
Cost: $20 adults / $15 seniors / $10 students. Children 12 and under free (Must be accompanied by an adult).

Goons and Goblins Skating Party

Date & Time: Friday, Oct 29, 2010 8:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Little Kids, Teens, Tweens, West Orange
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Who: All ages.
What:  A Halloween-themed ice skating party!
Where: Essex County Richard J. Codey Arena, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ.
When: Friday, October 29 from 8 pm - 10 pm.
Cost: Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for children and skate rentals are $4. For information, call 973.731.3828.

State Scare Factory Haunted Attraction

Date & Time: Friday, Oct 29, 2010 7:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Belleville, Teens, Tweens
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Who: Ages 12 and up.
What: Really scary haunted house show.
Where: Located adjacent to the State Fair Halloween Superstore, 229 Main Street, Belleville, NJ. (Right off od Rt. 21)
When: October 27 – 31 from 7 pm – midnight. Not So Scary hour on Friday and Saturday (6 pm – 7 pm)
Cost: $15 ages 12 and under / Adults $18

Gardens Aglow

Date & Time: Friday, Oct 29, 2010 6:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: View hundreds of jack-o-lanterns made by local artists and schools. Bring your own pumpkins in a botanical theme to add to the glow!
Where: Presby Memorial Gardens, 474 Upper Montclair, Avenue, Upper Montclair, NJ.
When: Friday, October 29 at 6 pm – 9 pm.
Cost: $10 per person. Call 973.783.5974 or click for more information.

Parents Survival Night

Date & Time: Friday, Oct 29, 2010 6:00pm
Filed Under: Little Kids, Montclair, Toddlers
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Who: Members of The Little Gym
What: Drop off your kids and enjoy a night out. They get open gym, pizza and art!
Where: The Little Gym, 1 Greenwood Avenue, Montclair NJ 07042
When: Friday, October 29, 6 pm – 8:30 pm.
Cost: $20 per child the first time and $10 for siblings. Call (973) 744-1002 to reserve a spot.

Pumpkin Carving at the Montclair Art Museum

Date & Time: Friday, Oct 29, 2010 6:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: Join the festivities as the Montclair Art Museum prepares for Halloween with a night of pumpkin carving and decorating! Come in costume and trick or treat while unleashing your creativity! Pumpkins, art supplies, and tools provided.
Where: Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
When: Friday, October 29 from 6 pm – 8 pm.
Cost:  Member families: $20/ Nonmember families: $25. Advance tickets and information available by calling 973.259.5137.

Cartoon Workshop

Date & Time: Friday, Oct 29, 2010 6:00pm
Filed Under: Maplewood, Tweens
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Who: Ages 7-12.
What: Create your very own comic strip featuring your own superhero/heroin! Look at popular cartoon examples for inspiration and learn the fundamentals of cartooning and graphic story-telling from its history to the present day. Pizza included. Go home with a four panel comic of your own creation!
Where: Express Yourself Studios, 1912 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Friday, October 29 from 6 pm – 8 pm.
Cost: $20 per child. Registration required. Click here or call 973.763.5256 for registration and more information.

Gardens Aglow

Date & Time: Friday, Oct 29, 2010 6:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: Bring a carved jack o’ lantern to the Presby Iris Gardens and help to decorate the gardens.
Where: Presby Iris Gardens, 474 Upper Mountain Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07043.
When: Friday, October 29 from 6 pm – 9 pm.
Cost: Free.

Fall Stargazing

Date & Time: Friday, Oct 29, 2010 5:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Little Kids, Livingston, Teens, Tweens
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Who: Stargazers of all ages.
What: Join the Newark Museum planetarium staff at Riker Hill Park in Livingston. Telescopes will be set up for the public to see the wonders of the autumn sky.
Where: Riker Hill Park, 284 Beaufort Avenue, Livingston, NJ. 
When: Friday, October 29 at 8 pm.
Cost: Free.

Halloween Pumpkin Painting at the West Orange Farmers Market

Date & Time: Friday, Oct 29, 2010 3:00pm
Filed Under: Little Kids, Toddlers, Tweens, West Orange
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Who: All ages.
What: Parents can shop while their kids decorate a free pumpkin with squeeze paints, markers and stickers. The Halloween Good Witch will entertain the kids.
Where: West Orange Farmer’s Market, lot behind Town Hall, 66 Main Street, West Orange, NJ.
When: Friday, October 29th from 3 pm – 5 pm.
Cost: Free.

Keep the Children Safe: Halloween Festival

Date & Time: Friday, Oct 29, 2010 3:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Newark
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Who: All ages.
What: Kick off the festivities with a parade, and then head to Ironbound B field for a festival with a petting zoo, jugglers, a stilt walker, costumed characters, a dog Frisbee show, a fire truck, giveaways, candy, and much more. Be sure to bring a trick-or-treat bag.
Where: Monroe Street to St. Charles Street, Newark, NJ.
When: Friday, October 29 from 3 pm – 8 pm.
Cost: Free.

Maplewood Halloween Parade and Costume Contest

Date & Time: Friday, Oct 29, 2010 3:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Maplewood
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Who: All ages.
What: This annual event is sponsored by the Maplewood Village Alliance and Maplewood Chamber of Commerce. The festivities include trick or treating, music and dancing and prizes for best costumes.
Where: Maplewood Village between Baker Street and Durand Road, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Friday, October 29 from 3 pm – 5 pm.
Cost: Free.

Preschool Trick or Treat

Date & Time: Friday, Oct 29, 2010 12:00pm
Filed Under: Little Kids, Millburn, Toddlers
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Who: Little trick or treaters.
What: Go trick or treating in Downtown Millburn and get a free photo by Millburn Camera in the Courtyard.
Where: Downtown Millburn, along Millburn, Essex and Main Streets, Millburn, NJ.
When: Friday, October 29 from 12 pm – 2 pm.
Cost: Free.

Halloween Spooktacular

Date & Time: Friday, Oct 29, 2010 9:00am
Filed Under: Jersey City, Little Kids, Teens, Tweens
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Who: All ages.
What: The first annual Liberty Science Center Spooktacular! Monsters and ghouls will greet you as you navigate through the Terror Tour. Younger guests will want to skip the Terror Tour and head straight to Wildlife Challenge: Arachnophobia, face painting and tabletop activities. Everyone will enjoy the costume contest, trick or treating, short Halloween films and chemistry presentations. Please note, exhibitions are not available during the Halloween Spooktacular.
Where: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City, NJ.
When: Saturday, October 29 from 9 am – 5 pm.
Cost: Cost: $13/adults, $11/children. Hours: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm 

Scary Face Pancakes

Date & Time: Friday, Oct 29, 2010 7:00am
Filed Under: Babies, Bloomfield, Clifton, Little Kids, Toddlers, Union
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Who: Kids, ages 12 and under, who loves a pancake.
What:  Fuel up for Trick or Treating at your local IHOP and receive a creat-your-own scary face pancake.
Where: Local IHOP:
542 Bloomfield Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ. 973.743.9177 
1129 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ. 973.893.0151.
680 Route 3 West, Clifton, NJ. 973.471.7717.
2500 Route 22 W, Union, NJ. 973.687.2022.
When: Friday, October 29 from 7 pm – 10 pm.
Cost: Free.

October 28, 2010

WOHS theater department presents: The Nerd

Date & Time: Thursday, Oct 28, 2010 7:30pm
Filed Under: Teens, West Orange
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Who: Teens and their families.
What: The West Orange High School theater department will present their fall play The Nerd by Larry Shue. Willum Gilbert has it all – a promising career as an architect, devoted friends, even, maybe, a serious girlfriend.  But then Rick Steadman, the ultimate social misfit, comes to visit and puts everything in peril.
Where: West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Avenue, West Orange, NJ.
When: Thursday, October 28 at 7:30 pm.
Cost: Advance tickets are $5.00 for students and $7:00 for adults. All tickets will be $10.00 the night of the show. Tickets are available by calling 973-669-5301 Ext. 31450 or by emailing the theater department here.
The Nerd escalates into madcap farce as Willum tries to out-nerd his sanity-destroying houseguest.

State Scare Factory Haunted Attraction

Date & Time: Thursday, Oct 28, 2010 7:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Belleville, Teens, Tweens
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Who: Ages 12 and up.
What: Really scary haunted house show.
Where: Located adjacent to the State Fair Halloween Superstore, 229 Main Street, Belleville, NJ. (Right off od Rt. 21)
When: October 27 – 31 from 7 pm – midnight. Not So Scary hour on Friday and Saturday (6 pm – 7 pm)
Cost: $15 ages 12 and under / Adults $18

An Evening with Renay Zamloot – Education Advocate

Date & Time: Thursday, Oct 28, 2010 7:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Maplewood
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Who: Parents of special needs children.
What: Renay Zamloot will be presenting on how to best assist families with special needs children in finding and securing the best appropriate education services for their children. Ms. Zamloot has been a Professional Education Advocate for over fifteen years.
Where: 525 Academy Street, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Thursday, October 28 at 7 pm.
Cost: Free with registration. Call 973.327.4463 for more information and contact Ursula Boehmer with your name and telephone number to register.

YA Author Pizza Party

Date & Time: Thursday, Oct 28, 2010 7:00pm
Filed Under: Montclair, Teens, Tweens
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Who: Tweens and teens.
What: Share a slice of pizza and talk books with acclaimed Young Adult authors, David Levithan, Rachel Cohn, Sarah Mlynowski, and Matt de la Pena. They write FOR you, now they’d like to MEET you. Plus cool prizes!
Where: Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Thursday, October 28 at7 pm.
Cost:Free. Log on to Watchung Booksellers on Facebook and RSVP.

Child Safety Seat Inspections

Date & Time: Thursday, Oct 28, 2010 7:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Springfield
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Who: Parents.
What: Get your child car seat inspected for possible defects and installation errors and learn how to best install your car seat.
Where: AAA, 135 US Highway 22 East, Springfield, NJ.
When: Thursday, October 28 at 7 am – 10:30 am.
Cost: Free. No appointment necessary. Call 908.276.3516 for information.

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