Friday, March 1, 2013
Local weekend events in Bloomfield and beyond.
Beauty and the Beast Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. $15. Students perform the musical theater production based on the beloved animated Disney film. Basketball Friday, 7 p.m. The Bloomfield High School Varsity Basketball team takes on Paterson Eastside at an away tournament game. Wrestling Friday, 6 p.m. and Saturday, 9 a.m. Regional wrestling tournament matches take place at West Orange. Poppy Champlin...One Women and A Whole Lotta Laughs! Saturday, 8 p.m. Westminster Arts Center 449 Franklin St., Bloomfield $23.50 The hilariously funny and multi-talented, POPPY CHAMPLIN will be coming to NJ on Sat. March 2nd with her new show...One Woman and A Whole Lotta Laughs ! A night of comedy and song with the always up and …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Cinderella dances her way around NJPAC stage while Super Bowl Sunday kicks off down in New Orleans.
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Friday, February 1
Verona Rescue Squad Super Bowl Pancake Breakfast Sunday, 8 a.m. Verona Community Center 880 Bloomfield Ave., Verona $5 The Verona Rescue Squad will hold its annual Super Bowl Breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Featured will be pancakes, eggs, bacon, sausage and Taylor ham. All you can eat for $5. Children under 5 are free. 100% of all proceeds will benefit the Verona Resue Squad. Serving our community since 1927. Tot Traditions at Temple Sholom of West Essex Sunday, 10 a.m. 760 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove FREE Take time once a month for an hour to explore the rich tapestry of Jewish Life with your toddler through song, dance, crafts, holiday foods, games and Hewbrew Language. You and your child will laugh, learn and love your time together. …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Get in the know and find out what is happening this week in Bloomfield!
The Bloomfield Patch needs your help filling up its weekly calendar! So add your event, program or fundraiser happening this week in the comment section below! • The Bloomfield Council will convene for a conference meeting at 7 p.m. in the municipal building, at 1 Municipal Plaza. The upcoming agenda can be found by clicking here. • All Bloomfield High School students will have midterms this week, and will be dismissed early from class while midterms are being given. Click here for the midterm exam schedule and more information. School buses will also run on a regular early dismissal schedule. • The Newark Mentoring Movement will host a mentor fair at noon at 350 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Newark. Fifteen mentoring programs in Newark …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
NJPAC welcomes musical legend Sunday evening while James Caldwell High School fundraiser features Montclair's School of Rock performing Queen.
Thursday, January 24
Know of something going on this weekend which is not listed? Then add it in the comment section below or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. A Retro-Spective Photography Show Friday, 6 p.m. The Art Garage 211 Glenridge Ave., Montclair FREE Artist's reception for photographer Sherri Zuckerman and her fun and funky look at retro scenes. Neil Simon's 'Rumors' Friday/Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday, 3 p.m. Studio Playhouse 14 Alvin Place, Upper Montclair $20 Rumors, a farce by Neil Simon, comes to Studio Playhouse in Upper Montclair. School of Rock Montclair Presents: Tribute to Queen Saturday and Sunday, 6 p.m. James Caldwell High School 245 Westville Ave., West Caldwell $10 Doors open at 5 p.m., show begins at 6 p.m. Proceeds for Music & More. …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
See a free screening of the documentary 'Scottsboro,' become a superhero or laugh along at the Neil Simon farce, 'Rumors.'
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Thursday, January 17
Tot Traditions at Temple Sholom of West Essex Sunday, 10 a.m. Temple Sholom of West Essex 760 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove FREE Take time once a month for an hour to explore the rich tapestry of Jewish Life with your toddler through song, dance, crafts, holiday foods, games and Hewbrew Language. You and your child will laugh, learn and love your time together. Each session will focus on a different Jewish Holiday. RSVP to temple office at (973) 239-1321. Caldwell Jr. Wrestling vs. Glen Ridge Tomorrow, 10 a.m. Harrison School 104 Gray St., West Caldwell FREE Caldwell Jr. Wrestling takes on Glen Ridge at the Harrison School gym. Eleven different weight classes, ranging from 60lbs to over 145lbs, wrestle in this dual meet. Essex Photo Club …
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Check out what is happening in Bloomfield this week!
The Bloomfield Patch needs your help filling up its weekly calendar! So add your event, program or fundraiser happening this week in the comment section below! • The Bloomfield Council will convene for a conference meeting at 7 p.m. in the municipal building, at 1 Municipal Plaza. • A free blood pressure screening will be held in the municipal building, at 1 Municipal Plaza, between 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. • For a full listing of upcoming events at the Bloomfield Public Library, at 90 Board St., click here. • For a full listing of upcoming events and goings-on in the Bloomfield public schools, click here.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The Carriage House is now open at Millburn's playhouse Wednesday through Sunday.
The Paper Mill Playhouse has opened the doors to its own bar and bistro for guests to enjoy before or after plays — or just for another dining option steps away from downtown Millburn. The Carriage House is open Wednesday to Sunday 4:30 to 10 p.m. It is also open for brunch on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. as well as before most performances. The restaurant seats 60 people. "Everyone that's been here said they loved it," chef Holly Guber said. "People have been coming out from around the neighborhood for brunch also." The Carriage House's soft opening was during "The Sound of Music". During "Chorus Line" it opened but only before and after shows. On Friday nights, jazz bands perform acoustically in the bar from 6 to 9 p.m. In January the…
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Plenty of activities to keep you busy on this first weekend of 2013, including exhibits, the symphony and a yoga workshop.
Friday, 8 p.m. 1 Center St., Newark $20 Jacques Lacombe leads the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra in Gustav Holst’s suite The Planets featuring the American Boychoir. The Orchestra also performs a rarely heard work by Michael Tippet, his Symphony No. 4. Saturday, 2 p.m. West Essex Regional High School West Greenbrook Road, North Caldwell $3 The West Essex High School Girls’ Basketball program will host the first annual “Play-Day for Autism and Epilepsy.” All proceeds will be distributed to both charities. The three games will showcase teams that have been involved in more than 10 sectional finals in the last 13 years. The schedule is as follows: 2 p.m. Hanover Park vs. Mendham; 3:30 p.m. Chatham vs. Parsippany; and 5 p.m. West Essex. vs. …
The Newark Museum exhibits Angels & Tomboys: Girlhood in 19th-Century American Art -- extended run until January 20
Dr. Holly Pyne Connor, Curator of Nineteenth-Century American Art, has girls on her mind. She has curated Angels & Tomboys: Girlhood in 19th-Century American Art, a major traveling loan exhibition, which is the first to examine nineteenth-century depictions of girls in paintings, sculpture, prints and photographs. The exhibit is at the Newark Museum until January 20. This is an extended run due to popular demand. Connor explains that the exhibit includes works by John Singer Sargent, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, Cecilia Beaux and William Merritt Chase. The range of artists mirrors the range of perceptions of girlhood -- from "angelic, passive and domestic" to tomboys, working girls, and awkward adolescents. Girls portrayed in the exhibit'…
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
If you miss the Crawleys, here's a trip that feels like home
Desperate for Downton Abbey? (Yes!) As fans prepare for Season 3 to reach American shores and television stations on January 6, here's a daytrip to put viewers in the mood. The lush and lavishly-decorated Ballantine House at the Newark Museum was built in 1885. Jeannette and John Holme Ballantine built the home with 27 rooms, including eight bedrooms and three bathrooms. Part of The Newark Museum since 1937, the house was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1985. The period rooms are restored to 1891, representing the "ideal home" in America over a century ago. The first-floor rooms include the Billiard Room, the Parlor, the Reception Room, the Library and the Dining Room. The Music Room offers an interactive experience called…