November 19, 2010

Our Town

Date & Time: Friday, Nov 19, 2010 8:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Maplewood, Teens, Tweens

Who: Tweens and older.
What: Columbia High School Parnassian Society’s production of  Thornton Wilder’s Our Town, a groundbreaking play about love, life, and loss.
Where: Columbia High School’s Black Box Theatre, 17 Parker Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.
Friday, November 12 at 8 pm
Saturday, November 13 at 8 pm
Sunday, November 14 at 2 pm
Friday, November 19 at 8 pm
Saturday November 20 at 8 pm
Cost: Tickets are $12. They sell out pretty quickly, so reserve your seats by calling 973.713.6866. Tickets will also be available at the box office 45 minutes before the start of each performance.

Into the Woods

Date & Time: Friday, Nov 19, 2010 7:30pm
Filed Under: All ages, Millburn

Who: All ages.
What: The Millburn High School Limelight Players will be presenting Into the Woods, a musical that blends various familiar fairytale in to one humorous musical performance.
Where: Millburn High School Auditorium, 434 Millburn Avenue, Millburn, NJ.
When: Friday, November 19 at 7:30 pm.
Cost: Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Call the MHS Box Office at 973.564.7130 ext.455 to reserve tickets.

Disney on Ice presents Toy Story 3

Date & Time: Friday, Nov 19, 2010 7:30pm
Filed Under: Newark

Who: All ages.
What: Buzz, Woody, Jessie, and the rest of the Toy Story gang is hitting the ice at the Prudential Center! Disney on Ice is bringing everyone’s favorite gang of toys to the ice in presentations of favorite scenes from all three Toy Story movies along with new characters including Barbie, Ken, and Lots-o’-Huggin’ Bear from Toy Story 3! Don’t miss out on the intergalactic battles, hoe-downs, and action packed on ice adventure!
Where: Prudential Center, 165 Mulberry Street, Newark, NJ.
When: Wednesday to Sunday, November 17-21. Times vary per day. Click here for show times.
Cost: Tickets range from $27.50 – $80 per person – excludes parking. Click here for information and online ticket sales. For group sales, contact Michael Collazo at 973.757.6668 or via email.

Les Misérables

Date & Time: Friday, Nov 19, 2010 7:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Millburn, Teens, Tweens

Who: Adults and older children.
What: In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the musical Les Misérables will be showing at the Papermill Playhouse from November 19 – December 30. Les Misérables is the legendary story of Jean Valjean as he tries to escape his past as Prisoner 24601 set during the Paris Rebellion of 1832.
Where: Papermill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ.
When: Friday, November 19 at 7 pm.
Cost: Tickets available for $25 -$92 per person. Click here for online ticketing or call the theatre box office at 973.376.4343.

Kabbalat Keshet

Date & Time: Friday, Nov 19, 2010 7:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair

Who: All ages.
What: Bnai Keshet’s lively, family friendly musical Shabbat.
Where: Friday, November 19 at 7 pm.
When: Bnai Keshet, 99 So Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
Cost: Call 973.746.4889 or email for ticket pricing and information.

Do’s and Don’ts of Early Pregnancy

Date & Time: Friday, Nov 19, 2010 6:30pm
Filed Under: Adults, Montclair

Who: Expecting mothers.
What: Alisa Underwood, RN, BSN, IBCLC of Calm Baby RN will be discussing safe foods, medications, beauty treatments, and fitness for mothers during pregnancy.
Where: The Baby Registry, 598 Valley Road, Upper Montclair, NJ
When: Friday, November 19 from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm.
Cost: Call 973.744.5335 or email April Lowell for more details.

Pajama Dance Party

Date & Time: Friday, Nov 19, 2010 6:30pm
Filed Under: Families, Little Kids, South Orange, Totowa, Tweens

Who: All ages.
What: Enjoy a night of dancing and fun! Bring your friends, wear your PJs, eat pizza and dessert, all while Mom and Dad enjoy a night
out. (They can stay and watch too if they want.)
Where: Stories in Motion, 1874 Springfield Ave # A, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Friday November 19 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm. 9 pm pick up is optional additional fee.
Cost: $20 per child / siblings $10. Later pick-up fee-$5. Reservations are required! 973.313.1050.

Kids Night Out

Date & Time: Friday, Nov 19, 2010 6:00pm
Filed Under: Montclair

Who: All ages.
What: Drop the kids off to play games, watch a movie, have dinner, and do crafts, and more.
Where: Montclair Shukokai Karate, 100 Grove Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: First and 3rd Fridays of the month.
Cost: $30 per child.

Tot Shabbat

Date & Time: Friday, Nov 19, 2010 5:30pm
Filed Under: Cedar Grove

Who: Families with children in first grade or younger.
What: Enjoy a fun, song-filled family Shabbat service and dinner! All families are welcome. You don’t need to be a temple member to attend.
Where: Temple Sholom of West Essex, 760 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, NJ.
When: Friday, November 19 at 5:30 pm.
Cost: Free. Families must register by the Wednesday prior to the service. Call 973.239.1321 or click here for registration and more information.

Side Door

Date & Time: Friday, Nov 19, 2010 2:15pm
Filed Under: Montclair, Teens, Tweens

Who: Middle-school kids looking for something to do after school.
What: Program for kids to hang out, play basketball, board games, pool and watch movies. Pizza and soda available for purchase.
Where: Union Congregational Church, 176 Cooper Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07043.
When: Most Fridays, during the school year, from 2:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost: Free. Registration by students and parents required. Download form here. More information at (973) 744-7424, ext. 206.


Date & Time: Friday, Nov 19, 2010 9:30am
Filed Under: Little Kids, Summit, Tweens

Who: Ages 6 and up.
What: Enjoy a rock slide, games, swimming, and so much more with your friends! No Connection membership required to participate.
Where: The Connection, 79 Maple Street, Summit, NJ.
When: Friday, November 19 from 7 pm – 9:30 pm.
Cost: $25 per person. Call 908.273.4242 or click here for more information.

Morrow Memorial Preschool Open House

Date & Time: Friday, Nov 19, 2010 9:00am
Filed Under: Babies, Little Kids, Maplewood, South Orange, Toddlers

Who: Parents looking for preschools.
What: Open house and tours at Morrow Memorial preschool, which offers programs for ages 2 1/2 – 4.
Where: Morrow Memorial Preschool, 600 Ridgewood Road, Maplewood, NJ. 973.762.1473.  
When: Friday, November 19 and Saturday, November 20 from 9 am to 11 am.
Cost: Free. Contact Debra Ellsworth for more information.

Overnight Camping at the Arboretum

Date & Time: Friday, Nov 19, 2010 4:00am
Filed Under: Adults, Little Kids, Short Hills

Who: Kids age 5-10 and parent(s).
What: Bring your tent and camp out overnight on the grounds of the Arbortum! On Friday cook a common camp dinner, tell stories and sing songs over the campfire. Of course, don’t forget to bring marshmallows to roast in the fire! After dinner take an evening hike with flashlights over the grounds. On Saturday, the whole group will work together to creat a Native American shelter out of stick and leaves before having a pancake breakfast in the Stone House.
Where: Cora Hartshorn Arboretum, 324 Forest Drive South, Short Hills, NJ.
When: Friday to Saturday, November 19-20 beginning at 4 pm on Friday until 11 am Saturday morning.
Cost: Adults: $45 / Kids: $25. Pre-registration is required by November 8. Call 973.376.3587 or click here to register and for more information. Campers must bring their own tents and sleeping bags.

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