The Weekender: Day of Peace, American Girl and Bunny By Helicopter!

What's happening this weekend in and around Bloomfield


Here are just a few of the events happening in the area this weekend. Click on “EVENTS” on the Home Page to see all the possibilities.

In Bloomfield:

41 Broughton Ave, Bloomfield, NJ
WHEN:   Friday  8:30pm
WHY GO:   Come join the fun with a Great variety of Songs and Talent


WHERE:  Bloomfield Public Library, 90 Broad Street, Bloomfield
WHEN:  Saturday    Noon – 3pm
WHY GO:  Verona resident Dr. Cristina Guarneri will be available to sign copies of her spellbinding book See No Evil .  Based on the characteristics of a person from New Providence, NJ; who was a past Regional Campaign Manager for Senator John McCain in 2008, See No Evil was written against the sweeping backdrop of timeless history of one man’s quest for freedom, having a secret that must be learned how to either live with or divulge.


WHERE:  Bloomfield Public Library, 90 Broad Street,
Bloomfield, NJ
WHEN:  Saturday 10am
WHY GO:  Challenge your chess skills and have


Pulaski Park, Bloomfield
Sunday   2pm
WHY GO:  Come see the Bloomfield Bunny arrive by heicopter. Take part in an egg hunt, enjoy music, and light refreshments.  Sponsored by the Bloomfield Recreation Department.


WHERE:  Brookdale Christian Church, 1350 Broad St, Bloomfield
WHEN:  Sunday  2pm
WHY GO:  This ministry meets once a week on Sundays, from 2-4 P.M. in the white building.  This weekly meeting gathers to discuss things pertaining to spiritual life, growth, and biblical knowledge. It works to develop Christian community, overstepping denominational lines and backgrounds, and centering one's love for one another and relationships around Jesus Christ.

Near Bloomfield:

Grace Church-Episcopal, 950 Broad St, Newark, NJ
Sunday   3pm
WHY GO:  "João Kouyoumdjian is one of the most extraordinary Brazilian guitarists of his generation. His interpretations always displayed refined sensibility and profound aesthetic meaning". A graduate of The Juilliard School and winner of the 2010 Souza Lima National Competition, João Kouyoumdjian has been touring in the USA, Brazil and Central America.


WHERE:  Newark Museum, 49 Washington St.
WHEN:  Saturday and Sunday  10:30 am and 3:30 pm (each day)
WHY GO:   Each show consists of a two-part runway fashion show, highlighting the historical American Girl characters and their unique stories as well as contemporary fashions.   At intermission, everyone is invited to an ice cream social in Engelhard Court.
COST:   $35   


WHERE:  Nutley High School, 300 Franklin Ave, Nutley
WHEN:   Saturday   9am – 3pm
WHY GO:  Meet with top family travel companies and destinaitions. Choose your next weekend getaway. Explore local hidden gems for day trips. Be inspired by exotic week-long vacations.  Free travel giveaways and family


WHERE:  Central High School, 245 18th Avenue, Newark
WHEN:  Sunday  11am
WHY GO:  Special guest from the NY Giants (11am-12:30), Community Yoga class, Day of Peace festival and bazaar with healthy food options and retail vendors    Activities & Performances including: CHS voices of inspiration, African Dance, Chad B, Cappoiera. Dynamic Dynasty. Poetry Slam, Kids Zone (ages 5-11)m KIdsFit classes, Story time, Arts & Crafts, Face Painting, Free Medical screenings


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