April 14, 2013

Infant and Pediatric Massage Class

Date & Time: Sunday, Apr 14, 2013 3:00pm
Filed Under: Babies, Parents of children with Special Needs, Toddlers

Who: Parents of babies and children with special needs
What: Montclair State University’s Center for Autism and Early Childhood Mental Health is offering a free introductory class on infant and pediatric massage for children with special needs, teaching parents
Where: Montclair State University’s Center for Autism and Early Childhood Mental Health, 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07043
When: Three class offerings: Sunday, April 14 from 3 pm – 4:30 pm / Wednesday, May 22 from 1 am – 11:30 am / Sunday, June 9 from 3 pm – 4:30 pm.
Cost: Free. Email here to Register. For Questions call Linda Garofallou, MS, LMT, at 973-714-3241.

Moms Demand Action Stone Decorating Ceremony

Date & Time: Sunday, Apr 14, 2013 2:00pm
Filed Under: Families, Montclair

Who: All ages
What: Moms Demand Action asks families to paint small stones in memory of each person lost to gun violence in NJ since the Newtown, Connecticut massacre. The organization’s hope for this event is that people will devote some time to thinking about gun violence and feel engaged in the effort to secure better gun laws in NJ and our country.
Where: Crane Park, Glenridge Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042
When: Sunday, April 14 from 2 pm – 3 pm.
Cost: Free.

Second Sundays – Dancing at Words Bookstore

Date & Time: Sunday, Apr 14, 2013 2:00pm
Filed Under: All ages with an adult, Maplewood, Special Needs

Who: Children ages 3 – 10 and 11 years-old and up with special needs accompanied by their families.
What: This month’s event is featuring dancer’s Pointe.
Where: [words] Bookstore, 179 Maplewood Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Sunday, April 14: Ages 3-10:  2 pm – 3 pm and Ages 11+:  3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Cost: Free. Please register by emailing words@wordsbookstore.com.  Parents must stay for the entire class. For more information please call 973-763-9500.

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

Date & Time: Sunday, Apr 14, 2013 2:00pm
Filed Under: 3 and up, Newark

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.

Tycoon Dog Concert at Turtle Back Zoo

Date & Time: Sunday, Apr 14, 2013 12:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Families, West Orange

Who: All ages. 
 Go hear a great concert by Tycoon Dog at Turtle Back Zoo’s amphitheater.
Where: Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ. 
 Sunday, April 14 from 12 pm – 3 pm
Free with zoo admission: Adults $11 / Children $8 / Under 2 FREE

Daffodil Day at Reeves-Reed Arboretum

Date & Time: Sunday, Apr 14, 2013 11:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Families, Summit

Who: All ages.
What: A fun-filled day of revelry to celebrate the arrival of spring, Daffodil Day will feature activities that the entire family can enjoy!  As part of RRA’s music residency program this year, kids can create original haikus set to music and performed by Rose and the Nightingale.   For the more adventurous types, skilled instructors will provide lessons in archery and an introduction to the ancient art of falconry.  And the little ones can participate in spring-themed games, nature crafts, and a guided parade through the Daffodil Bowl.  A professional photographer will be on hand to take family photos.  Food and refreshments will also be available.
Reeves-Reed Arboretum 165 Hobart Avenue  Summit, NJ 07901 908-273-8787
 Sunday, April 14 at 11 am – 3 pm
Cost: $10 per person; $25 per family.

Tot Traditions at Temple Sholom of West Essex

Date & Time: Sunday, Apr 14, 2013 10:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Cedar Grove

Who: All ages.
What: Take time once a month to explore the rich tapestry of Jewish Life with your toddler through song, dance, crafts, holiday foods, games and Hebrew language.  You and your child will laugh, learn and love your time together.  Each session is an hour long and will begin at 10:00 am and  focus on a different Jewish holiday and will be led by Suzy Rosenberg, an experienced preschool teacher
Where: Temple Sholom of West Essex, 760 Pompton Avenue, Cedar Grove, NJ.
When: Sunday, April 14 at 10:00 am.
Cost: No fee for the event but please RSVP with the temple office at 973-239-1321.

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