November 11, 2010

Family Drumming Circle

Date & Time: Thursday, Nov 11, 2010 7:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Families, Montclair, Teens, Tweens
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Who: Families.
What: Emmy award-winning composer, educator, and Afro-Jazz musician Richard Reiter will be hosting a drumming event for families. Drums will be provided for everyone to participate.
Where: Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, New Jersey.
When: Thursday, November 11 from 7 pm – 9 pm.
Cost: $10 per person. Pre-registration required. Call 973.744.4752.

Lacordaire Academy’s Annual Tricky Tray

Date & Time: Thursday, Nov 11, 2010 7:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Totowa
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Who: Adults.
What: Lacordaire Academy’s Annual Tricky Tray at The Bethwood in  Totowa.
Where: The Bethwood, 38 Lackawanna Avenue, Totowa, NJ.
When: Thursday, November 11 at 7 pm.
Cost: Admission is $40 per person which includes 4-course dinner. Reservations are required. Gift categories include Tricky Tray, Grand, Super Grand, Treasure Chest, and silent auction prizes. For more information, email or call 973.744.1156 x27.

Meet the Author: The Popularity Papers

Date & Time: Thursday, Nov 11, 2010 4:00pm
Filed Under: Little Kids, Maplewood, Teens, Tweens
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Who: Kids in 3rd grade and up.
What: Meet author author Amy Ignatow as she talks about her book about friends cracking the code of popularity.
Where: Words Bookstore, 179 Maplewood Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Thursday, November 11 at 4 pm.  
Cost: Free.

The Explorer’s Club

Date & Time: Thursday, Nov 11, 2010 3:30pm
Filed Under: Short Hills
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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

Date & Time: Thursday, Nov 11, 2010 3:30pm
Filed Under: Short Hills
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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.

The Chocolate Show

Date & Time: Thursday, Nov 11, 2010 10:00am
Filed Under: All ages, NYC
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Who: All ages.
What: Chocolate lover? The 13th annual New York Chocolate Show is the largest show in the US dedicated solely to chocolate! Fun for chocolate lovers of all ages!
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues), New York, NY.
When: Thursday, November 11 from 10 am – 7 pm.
Cost: Adults: $28 / Children (5-12 year old): Free with a 2 child per adult limit – additional children are $8 each / Children (4 and younger): Free. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets online.

Fur, Scales, and Animal Tales

Date & Time: Thursday, Nov 11, 2010 10:00am
Filed Under: Summit
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Who: Children ages 3 and up with adult.
What: Learn about nature, literature, and other cultures through stories and folktales with animal characters and nature related themes.
Where: Reeves-Reed Arboretum, 165 Hobart Avenue, Summit, NJ.
When:  Fridays, November 12 and December 3 at 10 am – 11 am or 4 pm – 5 pm.
Cost: Members: $5 / Non-members: $8. Click here for registration and information.

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