April 13, 2013

Graphic Novel Illustrator Event: Mark McKenna

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 13, 2013 2:00pm
Filed Under: Grades 6-12, Montclair
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Who: Grades 6 to 12.
What: See long time comic book illustrator Mark McKenna! Mr. McKenna’s work for
Marvel and DC Comics over the past 28 years includes The Hulk, Spider-Man, Batman,
The Justice League, and most recently Star Wars: The Old Republic for Dark Horse
Comics. With over 450 comic titles to his credit, Mark demonstrates the process of
creating comics along with a 25 minute  power point presentation and a presentation
that offers a “hands  on” drawing lesson while explaining the jobs and atmosphere
surrounding a freelance comic illustrator’s environment including what it takes to
put a  monthly comic book together. Future artists will not want to miss this one!
Where: Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
When: Saturday, April 13 at 2:00 pm.
Cost: Free.

A Brown Bear, A Caterpillar, and a Moon: Treasured Stories by Eric Carle

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 13, 2013 2:00pm
Filed Under: 3 and up, Newark
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Who: Ages 3 and up.
What: Introduce your child to the Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia’s adaptations of Eric Carle’s stories.
Where: NJPAC, 1 Center Street, Newark, NJ.
When: Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 at 2:00 pm.
Cost: $20-$22.

Treasured Stories by Eric Carle with the Mermaid Theater of Nova Scotia

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 13, 2013 2:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Newark
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Who: All ages.
What: Introduce your children to the magic of live theater when Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia returns with its whimsical adaptation of three stories by award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Eric Carle.
Where: NJPAC, Victoria Theater, 1 Center Street, Newark, NJ.
When: Saturday, April 13 and Sunday, April 14 at 2:00 pm.
Cost: $20-$22. Click here to purchase tickets online

Tots on Tour! Hands-On Workshop

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 13, 2013 1:00pm
Filed Under: 3-5 years with adult, Hamilton
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Who: Ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult.
What: Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art. Lessons and themes change monthly.
Where: Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, NJ.
When: Saturdays, March 16, April 13, May 18 and June 15 at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm.
Cost: Free with park admission.

Fun Family Day at METC

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 13, 2013 1:00pm
Filed Under: All ages with an adult, children, Families, Little Kids, Madison
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Who: Children accompanied by caregivers.
What: Join the museum staff for some family fun and a craft activity.
Where: Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, 9 Main Street, Madison, NJ.
When: Saturday, April 13 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
Cost: Regular admission. Pre-registration is recommended, call 973-377-2982 X12.

Hot Peas ‘N Butter in Concert!!

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 13, 2013 1:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, NYC
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Who: All ages.
What: Hot Peas ‘N Butter is a unique children’s musical group that incorporates elements of traditional Latin music, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, jazz, folk, and rock. By combining an interactive, invigorating approach to performance with mature, multicultural music, Hot Peas ‘N Butter has developed a distinct way of inspiring care and creativity in kids and adults alike.
Where: Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY.
When: Saturday, April 13 at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm..
Cost: $20, $18 for students, $16 for members, $23 the day of the show. For more information click here.

TOTS ON TOUR! HANDS-ON WORKSHOP

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 13, 2013 1:00pm
Filed Under: 3-5 years with adult, Hamilton
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Who: Ages 3 to 5 with an adult.
What: Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art. Lessons and themes change monthly. Children (ages 3-5 only) must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited; First-come, first-serve.
Where: Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, NJ.
When: Saturday, April 13 at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm.
Cost: Free.

The Girls of Liberty Hall Tea & Fashion Show

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 13, 2013 1:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Union
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Who: All ages.
What: Enjoy a luncheon of scones, breads, finger sandwiches, sweet treats, lemonade, iced tea and sherbet punch on real china while watching a fashion show of reproduction historic children’s clothing from colonial times through the early 20th century. There will also be a dress up/play tent, games and prizes!
Where: Liberty Hall Museum, 1003 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ.
When: Saturday, April 13 at 1:00 pm.
Cost: $25. Please call 908-527-0400 to reserve, or visitwww.kean.edu/libertyhall for more information.

WBGO Kid’s Jazz Concert Series: Mimi Jones presents We All Get The Blues

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 13, 2013 12:30pm
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: Discover America’s original musical art form at the WBGO Kid’s Jazz Concert Series! A blues history lesson focusing on the origin, structure, and affects on the music throughout our time. Performance will include audience participation for all ages lead by Bassist Mimi Jones. Q&A sessions with the artists, small gifts, and a chance to win a door prize are all reasons to come out and join us!
Where: Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
When: Saturday, April 13 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm.
Cost: Free. Adults must be accompanied by a child. For more information email kids@wbgo.org, or call (973) 624-8880 x 0.

TOTS ON TOUR! HANDS-ON WORKSHOP

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 13, 2013 11:00am
Filed Under: 3-5 years with adult, Hamilton
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Who: Ages 3 to 5 with an adult.
What: Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art. Lessons and themes change monthly. Children (ages 3-5 only) must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited; First-come, first-serve.
Where: Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, NJ.
When: Saturday, April 13 at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm.
Cost: Free.

Tots on Tour! Hands-On Workshop

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 13, 2013 11:00am
Filed Under: 3-5 years with adult, Hamilton
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Who: Ages 3-5 accompanied by an adult.
What: Listen to a story, become GFS Park Explorers, and make art. Lessons and themes change monthly.
Where: Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Road, Hamilton, NJ.
When: Saturdays, March 16, April 13, May 18 and June 15 at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm.
Cost: Free with park admission.

Hot Peas ‘N Butter in Concert!!

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 13, 2013 11:00am
Filed Under: All ages, NYC
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Who: All ages.
What: Hot Peas ‘N Butter is a unique children’s musical group that incorporates elements of traditional Latin music, Afro-Caribbean rhythms, jazz, folk, and rock. By combining an interactive, invigorating approach to performance with mature, multicultural music, Hot Peas ‘N Butter has developed a distinct way of inspiring care and creativity in kids and adults alike.
Where: Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY.
When: Saturday, April 13 at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm..
Cost: $20, $18 for students, $16 for members, $23 the day of the show. For more information click here.

Hudson County Day

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 13, 2013 10:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Secaucus
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Who: All ages.
What: Hudson County Day: Hudson County-named for explorer Henry Hudson-is home to cities and parks, businesses and schools, transportation hubs and historical landmarks. Discount for Hudson county residents.
Where: Field Station Dinosaurs, 1 Dinosaur Way, Secaucus, NJ.
When: Saturday, April 13 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Cost: Free.

Learn to Ride: Kids

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 13, 2013 10:00am
Filed Under: 5 and up, Montclair
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Who: Best for children ages 5 and up.
What: Bike&Walk Montclair offers this class for kids at that age where he or she wants to ride a two-wheeler. This class teaches a safe, easy, effective way to learn to ride. Using this “balance first” method, our facilitators help get their 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 people 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.
Where: Montclair High School, 100 Chestnut St, Montclair, NJ 07042 (Faculty Parking lot on North Fullerton Ave)
When: Saturday, April 13, Saturday, May 4 and Saturday, May 18 from 10 am – 12 pm.
Cost: $25 per student. Register online here.

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