December 10, 2010

Bloomfield Youth Band Concert

Date & Time: Friday, Dec 10, 2010 8:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Bloomfield, Little Kids, Teens, Tweens

Who: All ages.
What: The Bloomfield Youth Band, conducted by Patrick J. Burns, presents the first concert of its 25th anniversary season–“Our Yesterdays Lengthen Like Shadows.” The Montclair State University Jazz Band will also perform in the concert.
Where: Bloomfield Middle School, 60 Huck Road, Bloomfield
When: Friday, December 10 at 8 pm.
Cost: $10 per person.

Showcase 2011: From Britain to Broadway

Date & Time: Friday, Dec 10, 2010 8:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Montclair, Teens, Tweens

Who: Tweens and older.
What: Montclair High School of Visual and Performing Arts continues its tradition of presenting an end of year showcase of student talent with “Showcase 2011: From Britain to Broadway”. Featuring the talented SVPA actors, singers and dancers, it will celebrate musical theatre productions that have made their way to Broadway from London’s famed West End Theatre district.
Where: Montclair High School’s George Inness Annex, 141 Park Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: December 10, 11, 17, 18 at 8 pm and December 19 at  3 pm in the Little Theater.
Cost: Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for students ~ Box Office opens at 7 pm.

Stuart Little

Date & Time: Friday, Dec 10, 2010 7:30pm
Filed Under: Cranford

Who: All ages.
What: Based on the classic childrens book by E.B. White (“Charlotte’s Web”) “Stuart Little” is a vibrantly colored upbeat musical about a mouse born to a NYC family who learns about friendship and independence on his many adventures in the Big Apple and his journey into the big world.
Where: Cranford Dramatic Club, 78 Winans Avenue, Cranford, NJ.
When: Friday, December 10 at 7:30 pm.
Cost: $12. Purchase online or at the box office. Call 908.276.7611 for more information.

Ripe Book Launch Party

Date & Time: Friday, Dec 10, 2010 7:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Montclair

Who: Adults.
What: The book launch of Ripe by Alexa Garbarino. A collection of nude photgraohs of pregnant women.
Where: The Loft, 8 Lackawanna Plaza, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Friday, December 10 from 7 pm – 11 pm.
Cost: Free.

Les Misérables

Date & Time: Friday, Dec 10, 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, December 10 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.

Friday Night Rec

Date & Time: Friday, Dec 10, 2010 5:30pm
Filed Under: Glen Ridge, Toddlers

Who: Glen Ridge kids in grades 3 – 6.
What: A fun filled 1½ hours of sports and board games for kids supervised by a qualified staff.
Where: Ridgewood Avenue School Upper Gym, Glen Ridge, NJ.
When: December 10, 17 (grades 3 & 4 only due to 6th grade dance) January 7, 14, 21, 28 February 4 (grades 3 & 4 only due to 5th grade dance), 11, 18. Hours: 5:30 pm – 7 pm for grades 3 & 4 and 7:30 pm – 9 pm for grades 5 & 6.
Cost: Free! Due to space restraints and in order to provide a safe environment, this program is limited to 40 students per session on a “first come – first served” basis. Unregistered children will not be admitted–Register here. For more info call Glen Ridge Recreation 973.748.2924.

Reuse, Recycle, Redecorate – A Holiday Workshop

Date & Time: Friday, Dec 10, 2010 4:00pm
Filed Under: Summit

Who: Ages 6-12.
What: During this holiday workshop, kids will be creating gifts and decorations from recycled materials. Storytime and snacks included.
Where: Reeves-Reed Arboretum, 165 Hobart Avenue, Summit, NJ.
When:  Friday, December 10 from 4 pm – 6 pm.
Cost: Members: $10/child; Nonmembers: $15/child. Click here for registration and information.

Side Door

Date & Time: Friday, Dec 10, 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.

Gifts of the Paper Dolls

Date & Time: Friday, Dec 10, 2010 10:00am
Filed Under: Adults, Montclair, Teens

Who: Age 16 and up.
What: Make wonderful gifts from paper for your family and friends!
Where: Rock Paper Scissors, 15 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ.
When: Friday, December 10 from 10 am – 12 pm.
Cost: $20 per person plus supplies. Registration required. Call 973.337.6759 for more information or to register.

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