March 26, 2011

School House Rock Live! Jr.

Date & Time: Saturday, Mar 26, 2011 8:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, West Orange
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Who: All ages.
What: The Emmy winning Saturday morning cartoon series is coming to the stage for one of the most education, energetic musicals yet!
Where: JCC Metro West Maurice Levin Theatre, 760 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ.
When: Saturday, March 26 at 8 pm.
Cost: Regular admission: $16 / Seniors (65+) and students: $13 / Groups of 10 or more: $12 each. Click here for information and online ticketing.

Tropical Party

Date & Time: Saturday, Mar 26, 2011 5:00pm
Filed Under: Little Kids, Maplewood
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Who: Ages 4 and up.
What: Get a little summer in your winter! Play limbo and tropical activities! Lay on a beach towel and pretend you’re sunbathing in the warm summer sun! Pizza and tropical beverages will be served and make your own Tropical Sundae!
Where: It’s Sew Crafty, 1860 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Saturday, March 26 from 5 pm to 6:30 pm.
Cost: $35 for 1 child and $30 each for two or more. Call 862.205.7239 to register or for more information.

OASIS Steel Orchestra:”Music in Sea Minor”

Date & Time: Saturday, Mar 26, 2011 4:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Families
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Who: All ages.
What: Oasis,a steel orchestra band, will perform in this benefit concert hosted by Joel Elder of Boy Scout Troop 12 of Montclair, to collect goods for the Mariners of the Seamen’s Institute in Port Elizabeth, NJ.
Where: Lacordaire Academy Elementary School, 153 Lorraine Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07043.
When: Saturday, March 26 at 4 pm.
Cost: Bring one or many of the follwing items: toothbrushes, toothpaste, unscented colorless lip balm, chewing gum, unscented hyperallergenic lotion (3 – 4oz bottles), microwavable popcorn, playing cards and Sudoko.

Arthur Levine: Monday is One Day

Date & Time: Saturday, Mar 26, 2011 2:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: Arthur A. Levine, publisher of many loved children’s books, will be speaking about the groundbreaking and classic books he is associated with. These books include:  Goodnight Gorilla, Officer Buckle and Gloria, the Redwall Series, The Golden Compass, Harry Potter and more! Mr. Levine will also be reading from his new picture book Monday is One Day. Copies of his new book will be available for purchase and signing, courtesy of Watchung Booksellers.
Where: Montclair Public Library Auditorium, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
When: Saturday, March 26 at 2 pm.
Cost: Free.

Garbage Cantata

Date & Time: Saturday, Mar 26, 2011 2:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Maplewood
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Who: All ages.
What: The Strollers of Maplewood are holding two weeks of performances about a garbage dump that comes hip-hopping to life! This production features the talents of actors ranging from children to adults and puppets made from recycled objects.
Where: The Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Durand Road, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Saturday, March 26 at 2 pm.
Cost: $7 each. Click here for online ticketing and information or call the box office at 800.838.3006.

Gustafer Yellowgold’s Infinity Sock!

Date & Time: Saturday, Mar 26, 2011 11:00am
Filed Under: Little Kids, NYC, Tweens
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Who: Ages 2-12 accompanied by an adult.
What: Infinity Sock is a unique performance of live music and animated illustrations by Morgan Taylor that follow the story of Gustafer Yellowgold as he looks for the toe end of the longest sock in the universe.
Where: DR2 Theatre, 103 East 15th Street, New York, NY.
When: Saturday, March 26 at 11 am and 1 pm.
Cost: $25 for adults / $20 for children. Click here for online ticketing. For Group Sales call 646.747.7400.

Family Ride

Date & Time: Saturday, Mar 26, 2011 10:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Families, Maplewood
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Who: Biking families.
What: A fun family bike ride hosted by SOMbike, South Orange Maplewood Bicycle Coalition.
Where:  Baird Center Parking lot, 5 Mead St., South Orange.
When: Saturday, March 26 at 10 am.
Cost: Free.

Saturday Storytime with Alison Formento, This Tree Counts & This Tree 123

Date & Time: Saturday, Mar 26, 2011 10:00am
Filed Under: Little Kids, Montclair, Toddlers
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Who: Little Kids.
What: Meet the author of  This Tree Counts and This Tree 123.
Where: Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Saturday, March 26 at 10 am.
Cost: Free.

Build and Grow Clinics at Lowe’s: Fortune Teller

Date & Time: Saturday, Mar 26, 2011 10:00am
Filed Under: Little Kids, Tweens, Union
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Who: Little kids.
What: Bring the kids into any Lowe’s store and build a FREE wooden project. Each participant also receives a free apron, goggles, a project themed patch, and a certification of merit upon completion of their project.
Where: Your local Lowe’s:
1721 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ.
When: Saturday, March 26 at 10 am.
Cost: Free.

GRAA Baseball & Opening Day Parade

Date & Time: Saturday, Mar 26, 2011 10:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Families, Glen Ridge
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Who: Baseball fans of all ages.
What: Opening Day parade and celebration for the Glen Ridge Athletic Association. The Mayor and the Glen Ridge Band will be there to help celebrate.
Where: Glenfield Park, entrance on Glenfield at Woodland Avenue (new turf field), Glen Ridge, NJ.
When: Saturday, March 26. Parade starts at 10 am sharp!
Cost: Free.

Spring Planting Day in Maplewood Village

Date & Time: Saturday, Mar 26, 2011 9:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Families, Maplewood
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Who: All ages.
What: Volunteers wanted to help plant spring flowers in our flowerpots in Downtown Maplewood Village. Please bring gardening tools and gloves. We’ll have the flowers and soil. Welcome spring by helping to beautify our lovely Village. A volunteer clean up will also be held that morning. Individuals, Scouts, school and church groups are welcome.
Where: Maplewood Village, Maplewood Ave & Highland Pl, Maplewood, NJ. (Meet In Ricalton Square)
When: Saturday, March 26 from 9 am – 11:30 am.
Cost: Free.

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