August 2, 2013

New Voices of 2013: Swing Awakening

Date & Time: Friday, Aug 02, 2013 7:30pm
Filed Under: All ages, Millburn

Who: All ages
What: New VoicesSwing Awakening is a celebration of the rich history of standards and jazz hits that are the soul and heart of musical theatre performed by Conservatory students.
When: Friday, August 2 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, August 3 at 1:30 pm. and 7:30 pm
Where: Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ
Cost: Single tickets range in price from $25 to $45.  Tickets may be purchased by calling (973) 376-4343 or online.

Bike Right – Defensive Bike Skills Training

Date & Time: Friday, Aug 02, 2013 5:00pm
Filed Under: Ages 14 and up, Roseland

Who: Ages 14 and older
What: Would you like to improve your biking skills and learn how to share the road? TransOptions’ bike coaches will train bike riders and beginner bike riders to Bike Right! In a hands-on training course, bikers will learn skills such as traffic navigation, crash avoidance, NJ bike laws, route planning, flat tire repair, proper gearing and more. Participants will also be given a bike rider’s student manual as well as free Bike Right merchandise.
Where: Essex County Environmental Center, Garibaldi Hall, 621A Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ
When: Friday, August 2 at 5 pm and Saturday, August 3 at 9 am
Cost: $9 per person. Advance registration and payment are required. For information, call 973-228-8776.

Game Day

Date & Time: Friday, Aug 02, 2013 4:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Roseland

Who: All ages.
What: Join us on Friday, Aug. 2, from noon to 4 as we break out the board games and Wii system for anyone who’s game! Bring your friends or meet some new ones!
Where: Roseland Free Public Library, 2o Roseland Avenue, Roseland, NJ.
When: Friday, August 2 at 4:00 pm.
Cost: Free. For more information call 973-226-8636.

Summer Fun Days at Newark Museum

Date & Time: Friday, Aug 02, 2013 12:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, children, Newark

Who: Kids of all ages.
What: Explore the museum’s interactive exhibits; then enjoy hands-on science and art activities on weekdays throughout the summer. Click here for schedule of activities.
Where: Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ
When: Wednesdays, July 24, August 7 and August 14, Thursdays, July 18, 25 and August 1 and 7, and Fridays, July 19, 26 and August 2, 9 and 16 from 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm.
Cost: Free with museum admission.

How Thumbelina Found Her Wings

Date & Time: Friday, Aug 02, 2013 11:00am
Filed Under: All ages, children, Little Kids, Princeton

Who: All ages.
What: Our new adaptation brings this beloved fairy tale to life as you’ve never seen it before! With silly characters and wild adventures, this show promises fun for all ages. We also have post-show talk-backs at every performance so the kids can meet their favorite characters and talk about the play.
Where: Princeton Summer Theater, Hamilton Murray Theater, Murray-Dodge Hall, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.
When: Thursday, August 1 through Saturday, August 3 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.
Cost: $9. To purchase tickets call 1-877-238-5596 or click here. For more information contact Emma Watt by calling 1877-723-85596 or emailing

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