April 27, 2013

The Ugly Duckling

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 3:30pm
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: A play by John O’Hara based on the original story by Hans Christian Andersen, and Directed by Tommy Donaldson
Story Line:
When Siggy, the Ugly Duckling, doesn’t fit in with the other ducks, the Barnyard Brigade steps in to teach him how to get along in the real world. With their help, Siggy takes on a variety of farm animal roles as he tries to find his place in the world. A fun and fresh retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic story.
Where: Studio Playhouse, 14 Alvine Place, Upper Montclair, NJ.
When: April 27, 28, May 4, 5 at 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Cost: $8 per ticket.

The Ugly Duckling

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 1:30pm
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: A play by John O’Hara based on the original story by Hans Christian Andersen, and Directed by Tommy Donaldson
Story Line:
When Siggy, the Ugly Duckling, doesn’t fit in with the other ducks, the Barnyard Brigade steps in to teach him how to get along in the real world. With their help, Siggy takes on a variety of farm animal roles as he tries to find his place in the world. A fun and fresh retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic story.
Where: Studio Playhouse, 14 Alvine Place, Upper Montclair, NJ.
When: April 27, 28, May 4, 5 at 1:30 pm and 3:30 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Cost: $8 per ticket.

Meet the Author: Casey Barber, Classic Snacks Made from Scratch

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 1:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Families, Montclair
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Who: Families.
What: Classic Snacks Made From Scratch is a collection of your childhood favorite treats, but without the unpronounceable chemical additives. Casey will be sharing samples of two family favorites—homemade Goldfish crackers and Twinkies—at the signing.
Where: Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street, Watchung Plaza, Montclair, NJ.
When:  Saturday, April 27 from 1 pm – 2 pm.
Cost: Free!

Montclair YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 1:00pm
Filed Under: 7 and up, Montclair
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Who:
 Kids ages 7 and up and their families.
What: Healthy Kids Day is a full day of fun, healthy events for the entire family.
Where:  Hillside School, 54 Orange Road in Montclair, NJ, 07042
When: Saturday, April 27  from 1 pm – 4 pm
Cost: Free. For more information, contact Kimberley Griffiths, the YMCA of Montclair’s Youth, Teen & Family Director at 973.415.6102 or visit montclairymca.org.

The Art of Improvisation: Romare Bearden and Jazz

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 1:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: It’s a jazz-art jam! Back by popular demand, this hands-on workshop for artists age 6 to 80 will focus on the jazz influenced colorful works of Romare Bearden. What kind of art will you make while our musicians play?  Led by Deidre Harris-Kelley of theRomare Bearden Foundation.  This program is part of the “I LOVE JAZZ” series brought to the community by Jazz House Kids, in celebration of Jazz Appreciate Month and the second annual International Jazz Day.  Additional programs will be held throughout the last weekend of April.
Where: The Jazz House, 347 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
When: Saturday, April 27 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
Cost: Reservations recommended. Suggested donation.

Free Family Day at MAM

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 1:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: Push your creative talents and join together to celebrate your love of art. MAM’s Museum-wide Free Family Day marks the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the Armory Show in, also known as the International Exhibition of Modern Art. MAM’s current exhibition, The New Spirit: Americans in the Armory Show 1913 will provide the perfect inspiration for a full day of Museum exploration, including gallery activities and engaging art projects indoors and out for the entire family to enjoy.  Kids can also decorate a poster of their favorite film to be displayed all around town for the Montclair Film Festival!
Where: Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
When: Saturday, April 27 from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.
Cost: Free.

Earth and Arbor Day Family Festival

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 1:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Camden
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Who: All ages
What: Celebrate Earth Day amid the beauty of 4.5 acres of children-themed gardens and the Philadelphia Eagles Four Seasons Butterfly House. This festival includes planting activities and a ladybug release, as well as crafts and educational activities to celebrate Mother Earth.
Where: Camden Children’s Garden, 3 Riverside Drive, Camden, NJ.
When: Saturday, April 27 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
Cost: Free. For more information call 856-365-8733.

WBGO Kid’s Jazz Concert Series: Lauren Hooker with Music Legends presents Jazz 4 Kids

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 12:30pm
Filed Under: All ages, West Orange
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Who: All ages.
What: Discover America’s original musical art form at the WBGO Kid’s Jazz Concert Series! Audiences will be lead through the origins of Jazz including a participatory African “Call and Response” song, Slave songs and spirituals, improvisational Scat singing, and Jazz’s global influences on music like Calypso. Children will be exposed to jazz legends Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, and Miles Davis. 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: Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road, West Orange, NJ.
When: Saturday, April 27 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.

Monthly Tea and Free Talk with Sabine LaBonne

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 12:30pm
Filed Under: Montclair, Parents
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Who: Parents.
What: This month’s topic is Homebirth. Have you ever thought about having a Homebirth? Homebirth is growing in popularity again, after so many years of hospital birth being considered the safest place to deliver your baby. Come in for a Q&A with a local, certified, and licensed Homebirth midwife working right here in Montclair. Find out who is a good candidate for a Homebirth. Ask all your questions about the process and discuss evidence that supports the safety of Homebirth as a birth option.
Where: Montclair B.A.B.Y., 113 Walnut Street, Montclair, NJ.
When: Saturday, April 27 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm.
Cost: Free.

Frances England

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 11:00am
Filed Under: All ages, NYC
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Who: All ages.
What: Feel-good indie-folk music for the whole family.
Where: Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street, New York, NY.
When: Saturday, April 27 at 11:00 am.
Cost: $20 for adults, $17 for adult members, $13 for kids, $11 for kid members. For more information click here.

Author-Illustrator Storytime

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 10:30am
Filed Under: All ages with an adult, Little Kids, Montclair
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Who: Little Kids and their parents.
What: Saturday Storytime with Corey Rosen Schwartz and her book, Three Ninja Pigs.
Where: Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street, Watchung Plaza, Montclair, NJ.
When:  Saturday, April 27 at 10:30 am.
Cost: Free!

Sally Sore Loser

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 10:30am
Filed Under: All ages, Maplewood
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Who: All ages.
What: Sally loves to be first at everything! She is first in line at school. She is first out the door at recess. She is first at dinner finishing her mac ‘n’ cheese! Unfortunately, Sally dislikes losing and this can lead to hot tempers and hurt feelings. She even gets the nickname “Sally Sore Loser” from her classmates at school. With the help of her teacher and her mom, Sally learns the rules for being a good winner and a good loser.
Where: Words Bookstore, 179 Maplewood Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Saturday, April 27 at 10:30 am
Cost: Free. Space is limited, reserve now by emailing events@wordsbookstore.com.

The Three Ninja Pigs

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 10:30am
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: Corey Rosen Schwartz serves up a fun combination of smart-aleck dialogue and tongue-in-cheek rhymes that’ll have kids howling, and rising star Dan Santat’s spunky illustrations are sure to pack a punch!
Where: Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street, Montclair, NJ.
When: Saturday, April 27 at 10:30 am
Cost: Free.

Sesame Place Opening Day

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 10:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Pennsylvania
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Who: All ages.
What: Opening Day 2013 kicks off an exciting season at Sesame Place! Enjoy a day in their neighborhood with dry and wet fun, plus everyone’s favorite furry Sesame Street friends making their grand entrance into the park.
Where: Sesame Place, 100 Sesame Road, Langhorne, PA.
When: Wednesday, April 27 from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Cost: $59.99 plus tax. For more information click here.

Scout Day

Date & Time: Saturday, Apr 27, 2013 10:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Secaucus
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Who: All ages.
What: Meet experts on bugs, orienteering and lizards. Do Hands-on activities good toward scout patches, belt loops, or merit badges. Participating scouts earn a commemorative patch. Discount for Scouts in Uniform.
Where: Field Station Dinosaurs, 1 Dinosaur Way, Secaucus, NJ.
When: Saturday, April 27 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Cost: Free.

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