April 11, 2013

Autism: The Scientific Truth

Date & Time: Thursday, Apr 11, 2013 7:30pm
Filed Under: All ages, Maplewood

Who: All ages.
What: With honesty and compassion, Dr. Melillo explains what the latest scientific research tells us about the role of genetic, environmental, and lifestyle factors, dispelling myths and replacing them with the facts. In addition, he presents early warning signs, a prevention plan for parents-to-be, and an intervention program for babies and young children.
Where: Words Bookstore, 179 Maplewood Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Thursday, April 11 at 7:30 pm.
Cost: Free. Space is limited, reserve now by emailing events@wordsbookstore.com.

Special Needs Club Junior Swim and Yoga

Date & Time: Thursday, Apr 11, 2013 4:30pm
Filed Under: Ages 8 - 12, Special Needs, West Orange

Who: Ages 8-12 with special needs.
What: A sports and recreation program including group swim and yoga targeted to children diagnosed with Asperberger’s syndrome and ADD/ADHD.
Where: JCC MetroWest, 760 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ.
When: Thursdays, January 31 to May 16 from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm.
Cost: $420 Member / $490 Guest. For more information click here, or contact Jessica Walder at 973.530.3507 or jwalder@jccmetrowest.org.

Gaslamp Players Spring Break Workshop

Date & Time: Thursday, Apr 11, 2013 9:00am
Filed Under: Glen Ridge, Grades K-6

Who: Grades K through 6 .
What: Gas Lamp Players invites your children to spend the week singing, dancing and acting as they rehearse and perform the musical Conflict and Resolution in Oz.
This mini-musical includes famous characters like Dorothy, the Wicked Witch and the Cowardly Lion, and teaches valuable lessons about problem-solving using respect and effective communication skills. Students will explore these themes through song, dance and acting in a fun-filled, supportive atmosphere, ending with a live performance on the stage at the Ridgewood Ave. School.
Director: Carrie Yacono
Musical Direction: Kristy Graves
Producer: Sarajane Boyle
Where: Ridgewood Avenue School, 235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ.
When: Monday, April 8 through Friday April 12 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Cost: $250 for the workshop. For any questions, email glplayers@gmail.com.

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