Thursday, April 25, 2013
Looking for something to do in Belleville, Nutley and beyond? We've got more than a few choices.
2nd Annual Berkeley School 5K Run/Fitness Walk Sunday, 9 a.m. 351 Bloomfield Ave., Bloomfield $15 This fundraiser benefits Berkeley Elementary School through enrichment activities, scholarships, school trips, after school programs, supplies, yearbooks, graduation and other school related activities that will help strengthen communication between parent, teacher and student. Taste of Bloomfield Sunday, 4 p.m. Oakeside Cultural Center Guests can walk the halls and yard of the Oakside Cultural center noshing on sushi, Spanakopita, squash-filled ravioli and veal meatball sliders from local food merchants as Corinne Sowers-Adler sings cabaret tunes. Taste of Belleville Today, 6:30 p.m. Belleville Township Public Library & Information Center …
Friday, March 22, 2013
From amateur elementary school performances to music competitions at NJPAC, lots to choose from around the county.
Broadway Barely Legal Today, 7:30 p.m. 4th Wall Theatre 449 Franklin St., Bloomfield $25 The show features “coming of age” songs from Broadway and Off-Broadway musicals of the last two decades. The one-night-only performance has become a highly anticipated part of 4th Wall’s season each year, and it will again feature members of the 4th Wall family of performers from the past and present. The evening will include a live auction and a post-performance reception. All proceeds will go toward future productions. Shana Farr Headlines March Music at the Mansion Sunday, 3 p.m. Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center 240 Belleville Ave., Bloomfield $10 NiCori Studios and Productions in association with Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center announces a …
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 …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Educational conference, fundraisers and benefits round out weekend plans.
Thursday, February 7
Verona Cops and Rockers Battle of the Bands Friday, 6 p.m. Verona High School 121 Fairview Ave., Verona Romance Novel Give Away @ Verona Public Library Sunday, All day Verona Public Library 17 Gould St., Verona FREE To celebrate Valentine’s Day and to say thank you to the community, The Friends of the Verona Public Library are giving away free romance novels during the week of Valentine’s Day. Beginning on Sunday, Feb. 10 and running through Saturday, Feb. 16, members of the Verona community can stop by the Verona Public Library to pick up their free book! Both hardcovers and paperbacks will be included in this giveaway. Verona Live: Cards & Games Friday, 1 p.m. Verona Community Center Annex, 880 Bloomfield Ave., Verona FREE Drop in on…
Friday, February 1, 2013
Cinderella dances her way around NJPAC stage while Super Bowl Sunday kicks off down in New Orleans.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
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. …
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 email@example.com. 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.'
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
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 …
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. …
Friday, July 22, 2011
Loads of summer fun this weekend with a block party, baseball games, entertainment and more.
This week's Get Out guide includes some excellent summer acitivites like a block party, baseball games and a night garden exploration. There's also ways to get moving with yoga, dancing and cycling events. You can get a literary fix at Writing Matters or hit any number of theater and live music venues. And, with the recent release of the final Harry Potter film, we've added quick links to local theaters, including a sensory-friendly option. That's just a sampling, check the whole list for evey last bit o' plans, or share your great ideas for the weekend in the comments section. -- Magic at the Bloomfield Public Library Where/When: Bloomfield Public Library, 90 Broad St, Bloomfield, NJ. Friday, July 22 from 2:00pm–2:45pm and 3:30pm to 4…