February 12, 2012

The Music Man

Date & Time: Sunday, Feb 12, 2012 2:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Families, Glen Ridge

Who: All ages.
What: Gas Lamp Players presents The Music Man! Con man Harold Hill comes to a Midwestern town with a scam using a boy’s marching band program, but things don’t go according to plan. One of America’s most beloved musicals with famous songs like “76 Trombones!”
Where: Ridgewood Avenue School in Glen Ridge, NJ
When: February 10 – 12: Friday and Saturday performances at 7 pm / Saturday and Sunday performances are 2 pm matinees.
Cost: $20 for adults, $10 for students and senior citizens and $10 for groups of 10 or more. Purchase online here.

Montclair Community Pre-K Sweethearts Dance

Date & Time: Sunday, Feb 12, 2012 2:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Families, Montclair

Who: Adults.
What: The Montclair Community Pre-K (MCPK) Parent Association will host it annual Sweethearts Dance, an event held yearly in honor of the late Town Councilor Nicole Schnarr who was instrumental in creating the MCPK in 1997. Proceeds will benefit the financial aid for tuition that the MCPK offers to Montclair families in order for them to afford a high quality early childhood program. This afternoon of dance, fun and festivities will include beautiful raffle baskets, refreshments and entertainment.  Mr. James and Mr. Marlin from the Geyer Family YMCA will lead fun games and provide music for this family gathering.
Where: Hillside School Gymnasium, 54 Orange Road, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
When: Sunday, February 12 from 2 pm – 4 pm.
Cost: Advance tickets are $5 per person, with a family maximum of $25 and $7 at the door. Tickets may be purchased by contacting the school at 973.509.4500.

Globe Trotter® Adventure Workshop!

Date & Time: Sunday, Feb 12, 2012 2:00pm
Filed Under: Little Kids, Maplewood

Who: Little kids.
What: Send your child on a journey to West Africa in this exciting Globe Trotter® Adventure Workshop! Children will enjoy stories and music from West Africa and create their very own Bogolanfini, (Mud Cloth), a traditional art form native to Mali.
Where: Dancers Pointe, 1874, Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, NJ. 973.762.6575.
When: Sunday, February 12 from 2 pm – 3 pm.
Cost:  $15 per child, includes a special treat! Please remember to bring a smock! An RSVP is required to join the fun. Please call Crystal @ 973-908-0411

Perfect Catch

Date & Time: Sunday, Feb 12, 2012 1:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Families, NYC

Who: For ages 3 – 103!
What: Created and performed by Michael Karas and Jen Slaw, Perfect Catch is about two co-workers who appear to have nothing in common except a love of office pranks. But these two cubicle-dwelling New Yorkers also share a secret that throws them (and other things) together. This common spark ignites a love affair filled with circus, dance, music, juggling and physical comedy. Office romances have never been so magical! See this fun, family show for a special Valentine’s Day weekend!
Where: Canal Park Playhouse, 508 Canal Street, NYC
When: Saturday, February 11 and Sunday, February 12 at 1 pm & 4 pm.
Tickets $20 / Brunch $15 can be purchased online here.

Family Valentine’s Day Brunch with Los Mas Valientes

Date & Time: Sunday, Feb 12, 2012 12:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Families, Montclair

Who: All ages.
What: Bring the whole family for a special holiday brunch accompanied by salsa, jazz, and Afro-Cuban jazz at New Jersey’s premier live jazz club. Los Mas Valientes plays cutting-edge Latin jazz and classic Nuyorican salsa dura, but we are so much more!
Where: Trumpets Jazz Club, 6 Depot Square, Montclair, NJ, 07042
When: Sunday, February 12 at 12 pm and 1:30 – pm
Cost: Music cover: $10 / children age 12 and under: $2. Reservations are recommended: 973-744-2600

Circus Science

Date & Time: Sunday, Feb 12, 2012 10:30am
Filed Under: All ages, Families, Newark

Who: All ages.
What: Fun-filled day of circus activities: balancing clowns, face painting, treasure hunt, learn juggling techniques, plate spinning and much more. See clown shows and magic shows throughout the day.
Where: The Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ.
When: Saturday, February 11 and Sunday, February 12 from 10:30 am – 4:30 pm.
Cost: Free with suggested museum admission: Adults $10 / Children 12 and under $6. Includes choice of one clown or magic performance. Additional tickets can be purchased.

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