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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25
KIDS & FAMILY EVENTS
Junior Chef Technique Class: Halloween Cookie Decorating
Venue: Williams Sonoma, The Mall at Short Hills, Short Hills
Day & Time: Saturday, Oct. 25, 10 am
Description: Williams-Sonoma can show kids how fun and easy cooking can be! Learn to make delicious recipes, from main courses to desserts and snacks, with plenty of tasting along the way. Please call to reserve your complimentary spot. This Saturday
Williams-Sonoma will be decorating delicious Halloween cookies with spooky and fun designs. Suitable for ages 5-13 and children are welcome to preview their costume! Call ahead to reserve a spot.
Storytime with author Mike Curato
Venue: Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fiarfield St, Montclair
Day & Time: Saturday, Oct. 25, 10:30 am
Description: Join Watching Booksellers fr storytime with Mike Curato, author of “Lityle Elliott, Big City.” Amid the hustle and bustle of the big city, the big crowds and bigger buildings, Little Elliot leads a quiet life. In spite of the challenges he faces, Elliot finds many wonderful things to enjoy—like cupcakes! And when his problems seem insurmountable, Elliot discovers something even sweeter—a friend. Mike Curato has the fortune of possessing a designer’s brain, an illustrator’s heart, and an artist’s vision.
Strut Your Mutt
Venue: Brookdale Dog Park, Montclair/South Mountain Dog Park, Maplewood/Millburn
Day & Time: Saturday, Oct. 25, 10 am/1:15 pm
Description: Come out to see dogs of all breeds, ages and sizes wearing costumes ranging from sweet and humorous to downright scary. Prizes are awarded in a variety of categories including Most Creative, Cutest, Best Owner-Pet Costume and County Executive’s Choice.
PARENTS NIGHT OUT
Venue: Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn
Day & Time: Saturday, Oct. 25, 8 pm (additional showings throughout the weekend and the rest of the month)
Description: A brand new production of Cole Porter’s classic musical starring Kate Baldwin and Jason Danieley. Pistache, a Parisian cafe owner, decides to feature the scandalous dance, the Can-Can. But will her defiance of the law end her business, and her love life? This fresh new production features a re-crafted script by the legendary David Lee (Frasier) and Joel Fields (Ugly Betty). With show-stopping choreography by Patti Colombo (Seven Brides For Seven Brothers).
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26th
KIDS & FAMILY EVENTS
Live Music with Jason Didner and the Jungle Gym Jam
Venue: Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave, West Orange
Day & Time: Sunday, Oct. 26, 2 pm
Description: Enjoy a live performance with Jason Didner and the Jungle Gym Jam. Then enjoy the rest of the zoo! (There will be live music on Saturday as well, with a performance from Souler Rhythm.)
Venue: ImagineThat! Museum, 4 Vreeland Rd, Florham Park
Day & Time: Sunday, Oct. 26, 10 am – 5 pm (also available on Saturday)
Cost: Free with admission
Description: Stop by the museum for weekend crafts and make a black cat in time for Halloween. Then stay and play all day.
Venue: NJPAC, Newark
Day & Time: Sunday, Oct. 26, 5 pm and 7:30 pm
Description: Master illusionist David Caserta makes people levitate, disappear and reappear right before your eyes in unbelievable illusions created just for this show.
What better way to celebrate Halloween than with an incredible night of magic? The entire family will be captivated by the dazzling spells, uproarious comedy and participation by the audience – and maybe a few ghosts, goblins and ghouls! Kids in costume get a treat in the “Haunted” lobby.
Coming Up This Week!
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28
KIDS AND FAMILY EVENT
Venue: Barnes and Noble, 112 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston
Day & Time: Tuesday, Oct. 28, 10 am
Description: Stop by Barnes and Noble for a free storytime. Watch your kids as they embark on an exciting adventure with the store’s Storytime expert. Children will be whisked away and explore exciting new lands. Afterwards, they will enjoy arts and crafts and have a chance to socialize with other children their age.