October 27, 2010

State Scare Factory Haunted Attraction

Date & Time: Wednesday, Oct 27, 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

Meet the Author:Robyn Silverman “Good Girls Don’t Get Fat”

Date & Time: Wednesday, Oct 27, 2010 7:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Livingston
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Who: Parents
What: Based on Dr. Robyn Silverman’s groundbreaking research at Tufts University, and filled with searingly honest young voices, Good Girls Don’t Get Fat: Decodes the ripple effects of actions that damage our girls—and provides tools to help stop them, shines light on the positive influence of women who embrace body types of any size—and explains how to model the right behavior and shows how girls, whatever their size, can own their strengths, trust their power and accomplish amazing things.
Where: Barnes & Noble, 112 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston, NJ.
When: Wednesday, October 27 at 7 pm.
Cost: Free.

Young Chefs: 4 Week Series

Date & Time: Wednesday, Oct 27, 2010 4:00pm
Filed Under: Little Kids, Montclair
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Who: Kids ages 5 – 8.
What: In this course geared towards the young aspiring chef, students will be trained in the fundamentals of cooking techniques. Kidswill have fun while following recipes; making delicious main dishes, sides and desserts; learning about roasting, grilling and baking; and cleaning as they go.
Where: Chef’s Lab, 345 Bloomfield Ave Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Wednesdays from October 27 – November 17 from 4 pm – 6pm.
Cost: $180/student includes Chef’s Lab tee!

Weird Costume Party & Contest

Date & Time: Wednesday, Oct 27, 2010 4:00pm
Filed Under: East Orange, Teens, Tweens
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Who: Grades 8-12.
What: Wear your most creative and creepy costume and compete to win prizes! Prizes are award for creativity, humor, and genre. Compete by yourself or with a friend.
Where: East Orange Public Library, 21 South Arlington Avenue, East Orange, NJ.
When: Wednesday, October 27 at 4 pm.
Cost: Free. Call 973.266.7049 or click for more information.

The Chipmunk Club

Date & Time: Wednesday, Oct 27, 2010 3:30pm
Filed Under: Little Kids, Short Hills
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Who: Children in grades 1 and 2.
What: Designed by Barrie Shultheis, this program is made to encourage hands-on exploration of nature for kindergarteners. Children will learn about the general features of the woods and animals who live in it with a different topic each week. They will take walks, explore, play nature games, and do crafts. 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: Wednesday from September 22 through December 1 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.

Storytime at The Messy Artist

Date & Time: Wednesday, Oct 27, 2010 3:15pm
Filed Under: Little Kids, South Orange, Toddlers
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Who: Young children with caregivers.
What: Drop-in for a free storytime
Where: The Messy Artist, 60 Valley St, Rear Entrance, South Orange, NJ.
When: Wednesdays, September 22 – December 8, 3:15 pm – 3:45 pm.
Cost: Free. For more info: call 973-378-2425 x. 1 or click here.

Tinga’s Dia De Los Muertos Celebration

Date & Time: Wednesday, Oct 27, 2010 3:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: Decorate your own Calaveras (Sugar Skulls) in honor of Mexico’s Dia De Los Muertos. The skulls will be put on display from October 31 to November 14. Enjoy some Mexican hot chocolate too!
Where: Tinga, 215 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair  NJ, 07043.
When: Wednesday, October 27 from 3 pm – 5 pm. 
Cost: Free, but sign up is required by calling 973.509.8226

Van Vleck House & Gardens Pre-K Discovery Program – Owls in Town

Date & Time: Wednesday, Oct 27, 2010 1:15pm
Filed Under: Little Kids, Montclair
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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, October 27 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

Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Date & Time: Wednesday, Oct 27, 2010 11:00am
Filed Under: Clifton, Little Kids, Toddlers
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Who: Toddlers and little kids.
What: Join Ricky for stories, songs, coloring, and fun.
Where: Barnes & Noble, Clifton Commons, 395 Route 3 East, Clifton, NJ.
When: Wednesdays at 11 am.
Cost: Free.

St. Rose of Lima Visitation Day

Date & Time: Wednesday, Oct 27, 2010 10:00am
Filed Under: Adults, Short Hills
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Who: Parents of prospective students from pre-K through kindergarten
What: Visit the academy and visit classes in session
Where: St. Rose of Lima Academy, 52 Short Hills Avenue, Short Hills, NJ
When: Wednesday, Oct. 27 from 10 am – 10:45 am.
Cost: Free  RSVP here.

Mommy and Me

Date & Time: Wednesday, Oct 27, 2010 9:30am
Filed Under: Babies, Montclair, Toddlers
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Who: Mommies and babies ages newborn to 18 months.
What: Mommy and Me is a discussion group where mothers get the chance to meet new people, get support from other mothers, and learn about general parenting skills.
Where: Shomrei Emunah, 67 Park Street, Montclair, NJ.
When: Wednesdays beginning October 6 from 9:30 am – 10:15 am.
Cost: $120 for 12 weeks. Registration required. Call 973.746.5031 ext. 4 for registration and information.

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