August 10, 2013

The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses with NJSO

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 10, 2013 8:00pm
Filed Under: Families, Newark, Teens, Tweens
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Who: Tweens and older
What: Celebrate the 25th anniversary of The Legend of Zelda, the  high-action video game, at a multimedia experience with full orchestra, chorus and cinematic video.
Where: NJPAC, Prudential Hall, One Center Street, Newark, NJ
When: Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10 at 8 pm
Cost: Tickets range form $25 – $115 and can be purchased online here

Summer Social Special: Grease Sing-a-long

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 10, 2013 6:30pm
Filed Under: Families, Morristown
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Who: All ages.
What: Mark your calendars as Bickford presents GREASE the movie musical sensation on the parking deck for an outdoor sing-a-long showing!
Where: Morris Museum, Bickford Theatre, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ.
When: Saturday, August 10 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Cost: $25 general tickets / $15 students For more information call 973-971-3706.

Family Fun Night – Live Music at Broad St. IHOP

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 10, 2013 6:00pm
Filed Under: Bloomfield, Families
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Who: All ages
What: Bring the kids for a special Saturday Family Fun Night at IHOP on Broad Street! Jason from the kid-friendly music band Jungle Gym Jam will perform traditional kids’ favorites, kid-friendly rock hits and many of his own songs that you might have heard on radio, like the summer anthem “Stay in the Pool.”
Where: IHOP, 1129 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ
When: Saturday, August 10 at 6 pm
Cost: Free

Baby Care for Adoptive Parents

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 10, 2013 6:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Montclair
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Who: For parents waiting to adopt a baby.
What: This baby care class will help parents begin to feel more confident and comfortable prior to their new arrival. It will allow new adoptive parents to learn in a setting that allows them to feel open to asking questions and meeting others with similar stories.
Where: IACC Center, 80 Park Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042
When: Friday, August 9 from 6 pm – 9 pm
Cost: $100 individual / $175 couples. Seating is limited. Pre-registration is required.

Into the Woods Junior

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 10, 2013 2:30pm
Filed Under: All ages, NY, NYC
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Who: All ages.
What: INTO THE WOODS JUNIOR is a young performer’s version of the famous Broadway musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine. It’s a funny musical comedy that takes familiar fairy tales and twists them into a new story.
Where: Playwright’s Theater, 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY.
When: Thursday, August 8 and Friday, August 9 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, August 10 at 2:30 pm.
Cost: $10 for Adult, $5 for children & students, Free for senior citizens. For tickets, contact the box office call 973-514-1787 X31 or click here. To contact the Madison Senior center call 973-593-3095.
For more information call 212-541-4684, fax 212-397-4684 or click here.

Tots on Tour!

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 10, 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, July 13 and August 10 at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm.
Cost: Free with park admission.

Tots on Tour!

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 10, 2013 11:00am
Filed Under: Ages 3 -5, 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, July 13 and August 10 at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm.
Cost: Free with park admission.

Money Madness Family Festival

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 10, 2013 11:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Morristown
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Who: All ages.
What: Discover the fascinating world of money at the Morris Museum and enjoy these money related activities. Throughout the day families can: • Mint your own coin • Play Money Bingo • Create your own currency • Discover how much your own name is worth • Learn the skill of bartering • Become financially savvy with “Morris Museum Money” • Design new coin symbols.
Where: Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ.
When: Saturday, August 10 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Cost: Free (members); $10 adults, $7 child (non-members). For more information call 973-971-3706.

New York Renaissance Faire

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 10, 2013 10:00am
Filed Under: All ages, NY
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Who: Lords and ladies of all ages.
What: The Faire is a rollicking romp through Elizabethan England complete with 16th Century games, rides, arts, crafts, food music and dance. Join in on the fun and go in costume!
Where: Sterling Forest, 600 Route 17A, Tuxedo, NY.
When: Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day from August 3 – September 22 from 10 am – 7 pm.
Cost: General admission – Adults: $22/ Children 5 – 12: $11/ Children under 5: Free. Advance ticket discounts available. Click here for more ticket and event information.

National S’mores Day

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 10, 2013 10:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Secaucus
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Who: All ages.
What: In case you didn’t know, s’mores folklore suggests this delectable campfire-side treat got its name from the chant that followed its finger licking last morsel: “Gimme some more!” Enjoy these and other campfire favorites this weekend, like soothing fireside tunes from the Dinosaur Troubador.
Where: Field Station Dinosaurs, 1 Dinosaur Way, Secaucus, NJ.
When: Saturday, August 10 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Cost: Regular admission. For more information on admission click here.

Bike Right – Learn to Ride

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 10, 2013 10:00am
Filed Under: Uncategorized
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Who: Ages 5 and up
What: Make learning to ride a bike easier with TransOptions Bike Right Learn to Ride class. Bike Right Learn to Ride will teach children the safe, easy and effective way to learn to ride. Using this “balance first” method, parents 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. Please bring a helmet and a bike in good working order.
Where: Essex County Environmental Center, Garibaldi Hall, 621A Eagle Rock Avenue, Roseland, NJ
When: Saturday, August 10 at 10 am
Cost: $7 per child. Advance registration and payment are required. For information, call 973-228-8776.

Summer Streets NYC

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 10, 2013 7:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Families, NYC
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Who: All ages.
What: On three consecutive Saturdays in the summer, nearly seven miles of New York City’s streets are opened up for everyone to play, run, walk and bike. Activities include: dance performances, sand art, interactive photo booths, water sprinklers, rock climbing wall, zip line, learn to bike classes, food, music, and much more!
When: Saturdays, August 3, 10 and 17  from 7 am – 1 pm.
Where: Park Avenue from Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park, NYC.
Cost: Free.

Dozin’ With Dinos

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 10, 2013 12:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Secaucus
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Who: All ages.
What: This overnight adventure is the ultimate cretaceous campout. Explore the lantern-lit dinosaur trails, see Dinosaurs Alive! 3D, share s’mores and songs by the campfire with the Dinosaur Troubadour, sleep under the stars and awake to a spectacular New York City skyline sunrise. A healthy breakfast is courtesy of Whole Foods Market, Paramus.
Where: Field Station Dinosaurs, 1 Dinosaur Way, Secaucus, NJ.
When: Saturdays, July 13 and August 10.
Cost: Museum admissison – $17.50-$35.

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