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.
WHAT: "PSALMS"- "PARTNERS IN SOCIAL ACTION LEARNING MUSIC WITH SPIRIT!"
INFO: The choir of Brookdale Christian Church is partnering with the choir of Temple Ner Tamid for a special choral event. The combined choirs are planning on performing a four song repertoire which includes special solos, duets and songs with both English and Hebrew texts and lyrics. The two performances will be on Friday, March 30 at 6:30 pm at Temple Ner Tamid, 936 Broad Street, Bloomfield, during Kabbalat Shabbat services, and then on Sunday, April 1, Palm Sunday, at 10:30 am at Brookdale Christian Church, 1350 Broad Street, Bloomfield, during the morning worship service
WHAT: Last Weekend for “Seven Wonders” and “The Little Star That Could” at the Alice & Leonard Dreyfuss Planetarium
WHERE: Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street, Newark
WHEN: Seven Wonders: Fridays 2 pm and Saturday & Sunday
2 & 4 pm. Recommended for adults and children ages 9 and up 40 minutes
The Little Star that Could: Saturday & Sundays 1 & 3 pm. Recommended for children ages 5 to 8. 35 minutes
COST: Planetarium Admission: Adults $5; children under 12, seniors, and college students $3 - this is in addition to the Museum Admission.
WHAT: Belleville Seniors Citizens Friday Club
WHERE: Senior Citizens Building, Belleville
WHEN: Friday 12:30pm
WHY GO: Belleville Seniors meet every Friday, with coffee, buns and Bingo following. The Club offers trips top Atlantic City, parties and more. New members are always welcome.
WHAT: Teen Video Games at the Library
WHERE: Nutley Public Library, 93 Booth Dr, Nutley
WHEN: Friday 3pm – 5pm
WHY GO: Wii, Xbox, or bring your own DS to play each other.
WHAT: 4th Wall Theatre presents: SPEECH & DEBATE
WHERE: 4th Wall Theatre, 449 Franklin St, Bloomfield
WHEN: Friday, Saturday 8pm; Sunday 3pm & 8pm
WHY GO: The play is a dark comedy with music, and tells the story of three misfit teenagers, Howie, Solomon and Diwata, and their attempts to expose a sex scandal which could rock both their school and town. Recommended for Mature Audiences.
COST: $20 (Gen Admission), $16 (Seniors), $15 (Students)
WHAT: Karaoke at The Essex Bar & Grill Restaurant
WHERE: 41 Broughton Ave, Bloomfield, NJ
WHEN: Friday 8:30pm
WHY GO: Come join the fun with a Great variety of Songs and Talent
WHAT: Pre-Season Youth Golf Day
WHERE: Weequahic Park, 658 Elizabeth Ave, Newark
WHEN: Saturday 1pm
WHY GO: The New Jersey PGA Section/New Jersey Golf Foundation is hosting a Pre-Season Youth Golf Day! Boys and girls in the community (and parents) are invited to a FREE on-course golf experience, highlighted by free golf instruction from PGA Professionals, and the opportunity to test your putting skills against your friends.
WHAT: Chess Club at Bloomfield Public Library
WHERE: Bloomfield Public Library, 90 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ
WHEN: Saturday 10am
WHY GO: Challenge your chess skills and have fun!
WHAT: The Laurie Berkner Band Animal Party at NJ PAC!
WHERE: New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark
WHEN: Saturday 11am
WHY GO: The Laurie Berkner Band is throwing an Animal Party Concert! The Laurie Berkner Band will take you on a musical adventure while we sing about and celebrate all kinds of different animals, from the smallest insects to the biggest mammals, and lots of animals in between!
COST: $18.00, $28.00, and $38.00
WHAT: KIDS CLUB
WHERE: Wesley United Methodist Church 225 Washington Ave, Belleville
WHEN: Saturday 3pm – 4:30pm
WHY GO: Our Kids Club is a little bit of Vacation Bible School each week. Meeting on Saturday afternoons from 3:00-4:30, we play games, do crafts, learn about the Bible, and give kids the chance ot serve at nursing homes and community meals. All elementary aged kids are invited to join us this Saturday!
WHAT: Genesis - College Student Fellowship
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 back grounds, and centering our love for one another and our relationships around Jesus Christ
WHAT: Earth Hour 2012
WHERE: Nutley - Town Wide
WHEN: Saturday 8:30pm - 9:30pm
WHAT: This event was created to raise awareness of our the issues our planet faces due to climate change. We can all do our part by reducing our carbon footprint. For one hour, all are asked to turn off lights and unplug non-essential appliances. To pledge your participation go to http://www.earthhour.org/Homepage.aspx?vote=yes