October 7, 2010

October 7, 2010

Date & Time: Thursday, Oct 07, 2010 1:41am
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Thursday, October 7

The Explorer’s Club
Who: Children in grades 3-5.
What: Children in grades 3-5 are old enough to actively engage the scientific method and participate in self-discovery. With the use of microscopes, they will dig deeper into the earth and all its natural wonders to study rock formations, geology, and more. With help from Erica Fisher and the Junior Naturalist Club, the Explorer’s Club will grow plants and make hypotheses about them using scientific principles. Participating children will be able to access Hartshorn Arboretum’s indoor Stone House classroom with its many animals and the outdoors classroom which includes 15 acres of woodlands, trails, vernal pool, sugar maple, and other special features.
Where: Hartshorn Arboretum, 324 Forest Drive South, Short Hills, NJ.
When: Thursdays from September 23 through December 9 at 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm.
Cost: $150 tuition fee. Click here to register and pay online. Arboretum membership required to register. Please register prior to September 17, 2010. Please register prior to September 17, 2010.

The Junior Naturalist Club
Who: Grades 6-8.
What: The Junior Naturalist Club will dive deep into nature while exploring the different many scientific outlooks on the natural world. They will also serve as group leaders for many of The Explorer’s Club activities. Participating children will be able to access Hartshorn Arboretum’s indoor Stone House classroom with its many animals and the outdoors classroom which includes 15 acres of woodlands, trails, vernal pool, sugar maple, and other special features.
Where: Hartshorn Arboretum, 324 Forest Drive South, Short Hills, NJ.
When: Thursdays from September 23 through December 9 at 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm.
Cost: $150 tuition fee. Click here to register and pay online. Arboretum membership required to register. Please register prior to September 17, 2010.

Hairspray! Extended at the Papermill Playhouse
Who:
Families with children ages 4 and older.
What: Hairspray, the classic 60s musical, is going for an extended performance schedule at the Papermill Playhouse! Originally ending on October 17, Hairspray directed by Matt Lenz will now be showing at Papermill from September 22 through October 24. That’s one full more week to come and see what is sure to be an amazing performance.
Where: Papermill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ.
When: Wednesdays at 7:00PM, Thursdays at 1:30PM & 7:00PM, Fridays at 7:00PM, Saturdays at 1:30PM & 7:00PM and Sundays at 1:30PM & 7:00PM from September 22 to October 24.
Cost: Tickets range from $25-$92, plus a $2.50 per ticket Facility Preservation Fee. Order tickets by phone at 973.376.4343 or online. Children under 4 will not be permitted in the theater.

Preschool Storytime
Who: Ages 2 1/2 – kindergarten.
What: Storytime for preschoolers.
Where: Maplewood Library Main Branch, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Thursdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28, and November 4 from 11 am – 11:30 am.
Cost: Free with registration. Call the library 973.762.1560 to register and click here information.

Bingo Bonanza
Who: All ages.
What: Play bingo for prizes!
Where: Maplewood Library Hilton Branch, 1688 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Thursday, October 7 from 4:15 pm – 5 pm.
Cost: Free with registration. Call the library 973.762.1688 to register and click here information.
 

Baby Lit: Early Literacy Program
Who: Ages Birth to 2 1/2 with an adult.
What: Early Literacy Program for infants and toddlers
Where: Maplewood Library Main Branch, 51 Baker Street, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Thursdays, October 7, 14, 21, 28, and November 4 from 10:15 am – 10:40 am.
Cost: Free with registration. Call the library 973.762.1560 to register and click here information.

Arts & Craft Night 
Who: All ages.
What: A fun art & craft activity at Just Kidding Around.
Where: Just Kidding Around, 507 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Thursday, October 7 from 4 pm – 6 pm.
Cost: For more information or to reserve a spot, call 973.233.9444.

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