June 4, 2011

The Apple Tree

Date & Time: Saturday, Jun 04, 2011 8:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Maplewood, Teens, Tweens
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Who: Tweens and older.
What: Three one-act musicals about life, love, fame and a little thing called temptation performed by a talented cast of teens from the New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts.
Where: The Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Durand Road, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Friday, June 3 at 8 pm,  Saturday, June 4 at 2 pm and 8 pm and Sunday, June 5 at 2 pm.
Cost: Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. $6 balcony seating will be available at the door.  For more information and tickets, please call 973.566.9700.  Tickets are available online here.

St. Catherine of Siena Carnival

Date & Time: Saturday, Jun 04, 2011 6:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Families
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Who: All ages.
What: Annual carnival featuring games and rides,, a food court, and an indoor, air-conditioned Kids World in the school gym to cool off.
Where: St. Catherine of Sienna Church, 339 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, NJ.
When: Thursday, June 2 through Sunday, June 5 from 6-10 pm.
Cost: Free admission.

College Life Uncensored 2

Date & Time: Saturday, Jun 04, 2011 2:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Maplewood, Teens
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Who: Teens and their parents.
What: A college student panel will describe what college life is really like, to inform and enlighten high school students and their parents.
Where: WORDS, 179 Maplewood Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Saturday, June 4 at 2 pm.
Cost: Free.

The Apple Tree

Date & Time: Saturday, Jun 04, 2011 2:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Maplewood, Teens, Tweens
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Who: Tweens and older.
What: Three one-act musicals about life, love, fame and a little thing called temptation performed by a talented cast of teens from the New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts.
Where: The Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Durand Road, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Friday, June 3 at 8 pm,  Saturday, June 4 at 2 pm and 8 pm and Sunday, June 5 at 2 pm.
Cost: Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. $6 balcony seating will be available at the door.  For more information and tickets, please call 973.566.9700.  Tickets are available online here.

Imagination Station: Blue Water, Green Grass

Date & Time: Saturday, Jun 04, 2011 1:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: Join in for MAM’s popular weekend drop-in program that is held in the museum galleries focusing on different art works every week. Families will be engaged in discussions, interactive activities, and scavenger hunts.
Where: Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
When: Saturday, June 4 from 1 pm – 2 pm.
Cost: Member adults: free; Nonmember adults: $12; Children: $6. Call 973.746.5555 or click here for more information.

Montclair’s Annual African-American Heritage Parade and Festival

Date & Time: Saturday, Jun 04, 2011 10:30am
Filed Under: All ages, Families, Montclair
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Who: All ages
What: 22nd Annual Montclair parade celebrating African-American Heritage. Parade starts at Glenfield Park and ends at Nishuane Park with and all-day festival. Live music, delicious food, activities and vendors. Bring lawn chairs and spend the day!
Where: Parade starts at 10:30 am at Glenfield Park and ends at Nishuane Park. The Festival is at Nishuane Park from 12 pm – 6 pm.
When: Saturday, June 4. (festival raindate, Sunday, June 5)
Cost: Free.

9th Annual Open House at Turtle Back Zoo

Date & Time: Saturday, Jun 04, 2011 10:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Families, West Orange
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Who: All ages.
What: You are invited to the 9th Annual Essex County Open House at the Zoo where admission is free and family-friendly activities are planed. Take a ride on ponies, a carousel and the miniature train.
Where: Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ.
When: Saturday, June 4 from 10 am – 2 pm
Cost: Free admission. Carousel and Pony rides are $2 each. Feed sticks at the Outback Adventure Aviary are $2. For information call 973-621-4400

Edison Day

Date & Time: Saturday, Jun 04, 2011 10:00am
Filed Under: Adults, All ages, Families, West Orange
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Who: All ages.
What: A full day to celebrate Thomas Edison.
Where: Thomas Edison National Historic Park, 211 Main Street, West Orange, NJ.
When: Saturday, June 4 from 10 am – 4 pm.
Cost: Entrance Fee (16 and older) $7 / under 16 free. Audio Tours $5

Berenstain Bears: Family Matters

Date & Time: Saturday, Jun 04, 2011 10:00am
Filed Under: Little Kids, Millburn
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Who: Families with children ages 3 -6.
What: Join Mama, Papa, Brother, and Sister Bear in this theatrical performance by Theatreworks USA and Matt Murphy Productions as the characters learn the values of a loving family.
Where: Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ.
When: Saturday, June 4 at 10 am unless otherwise noted by theater box office or online.
Cost: For ticket information call the theater box office at 973.376.4343.

MMO Preschool Carnival

Date & Time: Saturday, Jun 04, 2011 10:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Families, Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: Have fun with pony rides (sponosred by Barista Kids), a bouncy house, games and great food! This event also includes a rummage sale.
Where: MMO programs, 40 South Fullerton Ave. at the Crescent, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Saturday, June 4 from 10 am – 2 pm.
Cost: Money rasied will benefit the preschool.

Sensory Friendly Films: “Kung Fu Panda 2″

Date & Time: Saturday, Jun 04, 2011 10:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Wayne
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Who: Autistic children and their families.
What: Family favorite films shown in a comfortable way for children with autism.
Where: AMC Theaters: AMC Wayne 14, 67 Willowbrook Blvd, Wayne, NJ.
When: Saturday, June 4 at 10 am.
Cost: $4 – $6 depending on location. For more information visit the Autism Society.

Learn to Ride–Kids

Date & Time: Saturday, Jun 04, 2011 10:00am
Filed Under: Little Kids, Montclair
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Who: Best for children ages 5 and up.
What: Bike&Walk Montclair offers this class, which teaches a safe, easy, effective way to learn to ride. Using this “balance first” method, facilitators help get children rolling while the child does most of the work. Participants learn the basics of balancing, starting, stopping, and steering a bike, as well as proper helmet fit and adjustment. Most kids learn to ride their bike while taking the class, but even if they don’t, they will leave with an easy, hands-free, crash-free, and low-stress way to learn to ride. Refeshments will be provided.
Where: Montclair High School, 100 Chestnut St, Montclair, NJ 07042 (Faculty Parking lot on North Fullerton Ave)
When: Saturday, June 4 from 10 am – 1 pm.
Cost: $25 (check or cash in person. PayPal can process credit cards online). Please make checks payable to Bike&WalkMontclair (a 501-C3 non-profit organization)

Kids Workshops at Home Depot – Valet Organizer

Date & Time: Saturday, Jun 04, 2011 9:00am
Filed Under: Bloomfield, Clifton, Little Kids, Vauxhall
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Who: Young carpenters ages 5 – 12.
What: The workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills and tool safety, while at the same time helping to instill a sense of accomplishment. In addition to the newly constructed project kit, each child receives a kid-sized orange apron, similar to The Home Depot associates’ aprons, and an achievement pin.
Where: Your local Home Depot:
60 Orange Street, Bloomfield, NJ
955 Bloomfield Avenue, Clifton, NJ
2445 Springfield Avenue, Vauxhall, NJ
When: Saturday, June 4 from 9 am – noon.
Cost: Free.

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