December 16, 2010

JCC Teen Production Company presents Pippin

Date & Time: Thursday, Dec 16, 2010 8:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, West Orange

Who: All ages.
What: The JCC Teen Production Company made of young teens in grades 7-12 is performing Pippin. Pippin is a tongue-in-cheek, musical fairytale that was featured on Broadway.
Where: Maurice Levin Theater in the Leon and Toby Cooperman JCC, Ross Family Campus, 760 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ.
When: Thursday, December 16 at 8 pm.
Cost: Members/Students/Seniors: $15 / General Public: $18. For tickets click here or call 1.800.494.TIXS.

The Nutcracker Suite

Date & Time: Thursday, Dec 16, 2010 7:30pm
Filed Under: Bloomfield

Who: All ages.
What: The Metropolitan Repertory Ballet and the Westminster Arts Center will be celebrating Christmas with the wonderful traditional performance of The Nutcracker Suite. Watch as the classic tale of Clara and her beloved Nutcracker Prince unfolds before you as they go on a magical adventure to the land of sweets.
Where: Westminster Arts Center, 449 Franklin Street (on the corner of Franklin and Fremont), Bloomfield, NJ.
When: Thursday, December 16 at 7:30 pm.
Cost: General admission: $20/ Children and seniors: $15. Order tickets online. Call WAC for more information at 973.748.9008 ext. 279 or click here.

Les Misérables

Date & Time: Thursday, Dec 16, 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: Thursday, December 16 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.

Holiday Jewelry Gift Workshop

Date & Time: Thursday, Dec 16, 2010 5:15pm
Filed Under: Blog, Little Kids, Montclair, Teens, Tweens

Who: Child-only–ages 7 and up.
What: A fun workshop where kids will make a jewelry gift for a loved one and wrap it.
Where: The Geyer Family YMCA, 159 Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Thursday, December 16 from 5:15 pm – 6:45 pm.
Cost: $15 member / $20 non-member. Call 973.783.7640 to register.

The ABCs of Money: Financial Literacy For Teens

Date & Time: Thursday, Dec 16, 2010 3:30pm
Filed Under: Maplewood, South Orange, Teens, Tweens

Who: Kids in grades 7 through 12 who reside in Maplewood or South Orange.
What: Tom Kerns, Founder and President of the HK Community Fund of Maplewood & South Orange, who recently retired from Wall Street after a successful 30 year career, brings his expertise to the youth of Maplewood and South Orange. The workshops will cover the basics of banking and sound cash management as well as some more advance concepts such as how and why interest is both charged and earned.
Where: The HK Foundations Center, 515 Valley Street, Suite 130 in Maplewood, NJ.
When: There will be 3 workshops; November 18, December 9 and December 16, from 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm.
Cost: For further information please email or call 973.762.4062.

Crafty Toddlers

Date & Time: Thursday, Dec 16, 2010 10:00am
Filed Under: Maplewood, Toddlers

Who: Toddlers age 2-4.
What: Come play with paint! Bring mom and dad along too!
Where: Express Yourself Studios, 1912 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Thursday, December 16 from 10 am – 11 am.
Cost: $15 per child. All materials included. To register or for more information, call 973.763.5256 or send an email.


Date & Time: Thursday, Dec 16, 2010 9:30am
Filed Under: Montclair

Who: Mothers of children newborn to age 6.
What: Mothers of Preschoolers aka MOPS is an international network of mothers where moms can connect with other mothers. Meetings include brunch, a speaker, small discussion group, and craft activity. Monthly play groups  and mom’s night out are also hosted monthly by MOPS.
Where:  Montclair Community Church, 143 Watchung Avenue, Upper Montclair, NJ.
When: Thursday, December 16 at 9:30 am – 12 pm. Meetings are once a month.
Cost: Free with suggestion donation of $8. Click here for more information. Call 973.860.1163 or email to reserve your spot.

Toddlers in Motion Classes

Date & Time: Thursday, Dec 16, 2010 9:15am
Filed Under: Babies, Little Kids, Montclair, Toddlers

Who: Parents and toddlers.
What: Toddlers in Motion is a learning program for toddlers 15 months to five years old. The program makes learning an adventure using children’s natural curiosity and desire to move and explore. Toddlers in Motion will be giving free sample classes to celebrate their 20th year of educating children. Regular Winter 2010 Session runs from December 2 – February 10.
Where: Unitarian Church, 67 Church Street, Montclair, NJ.
When: Thursdays, December 2- February 10.
Toddlers in Motion (15-30 months) at 9:15 am -10 am  
The Art Shop (18-30 months) at 10:15 am – 11:00 am
Music, Art & Storytime (24-48 months) at 11:15 am – 12:15 pm
Artist Portfolio Art Class for (ages 3-5) at 1:15 am – 2 pm
Cost: Toddlers in Motion $160 per session / The Art Shop $165 per session / Music, Art & Storytime $200 per session / Artist Portfolio Art Class $165 per session. Call Jan Mckee at 973.783.1537 or click here for more information.

Union Congregational Weekday Nursery School Open House

Date & Time: Thursday, Dec 16, 2010 9:00am
Filed Under: Little Kids, Montclair, Toddlers

Who: Parents of preschool age children.
What: Union Congregational Weekday Nursery School, A Reggis-Emilia inspired school, will be holding a free informative open house for prospective parents. All applications (Priority and Non-priority) will be accepted Monday, January 25 through Friday, January 29.
Where: UCWNS, 176 Cooper Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07043. 973.744.9069
When: Thursday, December 16 at 9 am, Saturday, January 8 at 10 am, Wednesday, January 19 at 9:30 am,
Cost: Free. Call 973.744.9069 for more information.

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