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.

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