July 16, 2011

Kiss Me, Kate

Date & Time: Saturday, Jul 16, 2011 7:30pm
Filed Under: All ages, Newark
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Who: All ages.
What: NJPAC’s Summer Musical Program and the acclaimed New Jersey Youth Theatre join forces to present immortal American songwriter Cole Porter’s biggest hit, Kiss Me, Kate—an undisputed classic of American musical theater, and the winner of the very first Tony Award presented for Best Musical in 1949. In this hilarious play-within-a-play—a battle-of-the-sexes romp adapted from Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew—NJYT will again entertain audiences of all ages with show-stoppers like “Another Op’Nin, Another Show,” “So in Love,” “Wunderbar,” “Too Darn Hot” and more.
Where: New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center Street, Newark, NJ.
When: Saturday, July 16 at 7:30 pm.
Cost: $25.

 

Celebrate Brooklyn-Ezra Jack Keats Family Concert

Date & Time: Saturday, Jul 16, 2011 4:00pm
Filed Under: Brooklyn, Little Kids, NY, NYC
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Who: Little kids.
What: Dan Zanes and Friends team up with the Brooklyn Youth Orchestra and dancers from Bed Stuy veterans for an all-Brooklyn blowout at this year’s annual Ezra Jack Keats family concert at Celebrate Brooklyn!
Where: Prospect Park Bandshell, 9th Street & Prospect Park West, Brooklyn, NY.
When: Saturday, July 16 from 4 pm – 7 pm.
Cost: Free / $3 suggested

Shillelagh/Celtic Sisters Free Family Fun Picnic

Date & Time: Saturday, Jul 16, 2011 1:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Families, West Orange
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Who: All ages.
What: Take the family out for a fun day of races and activities for everyone. Enjoy a Moon Walk, Dunk Tank, face painting, Turtle Back Zoo station and much more! Free food and make your own sundae bar from 1 pm – 2:30 pm. Bring your own lawn chair or towels.
Where: Shillelagh Club, 648 Prospect Avenue, West Orange, NJ
When: Saturday, July 16 from 1 pm – 5 pm.
Cost: Free. For more information contact Noel O’Keefe at 973.699.7964 or email here or Laura Harrington  at 908.256.3750 or email here.

Game Day at Just Kidding Around

Date & Time: Saturday, Jul 16, 2011 1:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Families, Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: Join Blue Orange Games for a fun, family game night.
Where: Just Kidding Around, 507 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Saturday, July 16 at 1 pm.
Cost: Free. For more information please call 973.233.9444.

9th Annual New Jersey State Ice Cream Festival

Date & Time: Saturday, Jul 16, 2011 11:30am
Filed Under: All ages, Families, Toms River
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Who: Everyone who loves ice cream.
What: Annual ice cream festival with tastings, contests, rides, music and games.
Where: Washington Street, Tom’s River, NJ.
When: Saturday, July 16 from 11:30 am – 5 pm.
Cost: Free admission and parking. Tasting kits are $6.

The Laurie Berkner Band “Party Day!” DVD Release Concert

Date & Time: Saturday, Jul 16, 2011 11:00am
Filed Under: Families, Little Kids, NYC
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Who: Laurie Berkner fans of all ages.
What: Children’s music superstars and Nick Jr. channel favorites The Laurie Berkner Band perform live in a special concert celebrating the release of their new DVD, “Party Day!”
Where: The Town Hall , 123 W. 43rd Street, NYC.
When: Saturday, July 16 at 11 am.
Cost: $27.50 and $37.50. Purchase online here.

Crayola Factory Birthday Party

Date & Time: Saturday, Jul 16, 2011 11:00am
Filed Under: Little Kids
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Who: Little kids.

What: Enjoy day-long festivities with entertainment provided by Funtown Productions. The Philadelphia performers will be on hand to wow visitors with stilt walking, hoop dancing, juggling, globe walking and magic shows. Their artists will also work with kids to create a 3-D sidewalk chalk mural. Kids will then create large bubbles as ballet dancers weave around the bubbles while dancing on the completed mural. On-lookers will watch the performance through 3-D glasses to see the mural images pop-out in three-dimension. Children’s activities like a moon bounce and climbing wall entertain kids and Crayola characters will help everyone celebrate The Crayola Factory’s 15th Birthday with Birthday cake.
Where: The Crayola Factory, 18 Centre Square, Easton, PA.
When: Saturday, July 16 at 11 am.
Cost: $9.75 per person.

City of Water Day at Liberty State Park

Date & Time: Saturday, Jul 16, 2011 10:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Jersey City
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Who: All ages.
What: There are a number of exciting waterfront activities at Liberty State Park on the day of the festival. Many of the events are different from the ones at Governors Island and provide for beautiful views into Manhattan and new experiences. Activities include a Waterfront Fair, Boat Tours, Waterfront Bike Riding, Live Music and more.
Where: Liberty State Park, 1 Audrey Zapp Drive, Jersey City, NJ. Directions can be found here.
When: Saturday, July 16 from 10 am to 4 pm.
Cost: Free. Reserve tickets for boat tours here.

Maplewood Village Summer Sidewalk Sale

Date & Time: Saturday, Jul 16, 2011 9:00am
Filed Under: Adults, All ages, Families, Maplewood
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Who: All ages.
What: Merchants will be bringing their sale merchandise. There will be a Robotics Demonstration at Scriveners at 2 pm and they will be giving away a free GoGo to teh first 50 kidswho stop by on Saturday!
Where: Maplewood Village, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Saturday, July 16 all day.
Cost: Free to attend and great deals to be had.

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