August 14, 2013

Wonderful Wiggly Worms: Essex County Environmental Center

Date & Time: Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013 3:00pm
Filed Under: 3-5 years with adult, Montclair

Who: Ages 3 – 5
What: Learn about worms and take home a wiggly craft!
Where: Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ.
When: Wednesday, August 14 at 3 pm
Cost: Free.

Newark Black Film Festival Youth Cinema

Date & Time: Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013 1:30pm
Filed Under: All ages, newborns

Who: All ages.
What: The Newark Black Film Festival’s Youth Cinema, a summer-long series of free children’s features and short films, debuts on July 8 at The Newark Public Library, and July 10 at the Newark Museum.
Screenings are free, but seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
For additional information, follow the Museum on Facebook
Youth Cinema will be held on Mondays at The Newark Public Library at 10:30 am and at the Newark Museum on Wednesdays at 1 pm unless otherwise noted.
July 8 and 10:
Follow The Drinking Gourd – Runaway slaves journey north by following directions in a song titled “The Drinking Gourd.”
The Outer Planets –  Alien space travelers Adi and Woops give students a lift to the outer planets.
George Washington Carver: His Life And His Work  – Carver’s  life story, from his birth into slavery  to his many accomplishments in the fields of science, agriculture and horticulture.
July 15 and 17
July 17 at 10 am at CityPlex12 Newark
Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa – The animal castaways end up in the African wilderness, where they meet Alex the Lion’s family.
July 22 and 24
Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain – A young African boy brings rain to the drought-stricken Kapiti Plain.
Standing Up For Freedom: The Story of Rosa Parks – Rosa Parks made history by refusing to give up her seat on a bus to a white man.
Barack Obama: The Story Of Our 44th President –  Facts about President Obama, the 44th president of the United States and the first African-American president in American history.
July 29 and 31
Myths, Legends & Traditional Holidays From Latin America -Two siblings introduce children to Latin American folktales and holidays.
Portugal – Travel to the capital city of Lisbon to snack on pastries and shop for salt-cod at a fish market.
South Africa: How Tortoise Won Respect ­– Find out how the tortoise uses his wisdom to outsmart the monster and save the animals.
Aug. 7
Akeelah And yhe Bee  –  Akeelah enters various spelling bee contests despite the objections of her mother.
Aug. 14
Global Wonders: African American –  Join twins Trey and Alisha and their friends Lee and Marisa on a play date of dreams and imagination
White Water ­ –  A journey of self-discovery that is based on a childhood experience of co-author Michael Bandy.
Where: Mondays at Newark Public Library 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ and Wednesdays at Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street, Newark, NJ.
When: Mondays at 10:30 am and Wednesdays at 1:30 pm from July 8 through August 14.
Cost: Free. For more information call 973-596-6550 or click here.

Summer Fun Days at Newark Museum

Date & Time: Wednesday, Aug 14, 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.

Clearview Cinema Summer Kids’ Club

Date & Time: Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013 10:30am
Filed Under: All ages, NJ

Who: Movie fans of G and PG films.
What: Free family movies played every Wednesday andThursday morning.
Where: Local Clearview Cinemas:
Bellevue Theaters, 260 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07043. 973.744.2543
South Orange 5, One SOPAC Way, South Orange, NJ.973.761.0256
Clifton Allwood Cinema 6, 96 Market Street, Clifton, NJ.973.788.9774
When: Wednesdays and Thursdays July 10 – August 22 at 10:30 am.
Cost: Free. Seating is based on availability – first come, first served.

Park Bench

Date & Time: Wednesday, Aug 14, 2013 9:30am
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair

Who: All ages.
What: Parents with young children will enjoy MAM Park Bench, a program that introduces children to the Museum and serves as an artistic social outing.
August’s theme: Things with Wings. August Park Bench will take place at Van Vleck House & Garden.

  • Admission at the door will be CASH ONLY for this event. You can also purchase advance tickets online.
  • In case of rain, garden tours will be cancelled.
  • Participants admitted indoors on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Parking is available on the grounds and on the street.

Where: Van Vleck House & Garden, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ.
When: Wednesday, August 14 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am.
Cost: $18 per family / $6 Family Members and above

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