This Weekend in Belleville, Nutley and Elsewhere in Essex County
From amateur elementary school performances to music competitions at NJPAC, lots to choose from around the county.
Scouts and Rotarians will be collecting food donations outside the Nutley Park ShopRite at 437 Franklin Ave all day.
Broadway Barely Legal
Today, 7:30 p.m.
4th Wall Theatre
449 Franklin St., Bloomfield
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
NiCori Studios and Productions in association with Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center announces a new installment of the monthly concert series, "Music at the Mansion", on Sunday, March 24, at 3pm. Performers include Brian Gari, Bill Zeffiro and Shana Farr. The featured performer in the "Young Musician Moment" will be a student from Jazz House Kids.
Other Local Events
Romeo Santos In Concert
Today, 8 p.m.
165 Mulberry St., Newark
Romeo Santos' ''Formula Vol. 1'' is the best-selling Latin album of the last year, is certified triple-platinum, and has produced four consecutive #1 singles. Earlier this year, Santos' Formula Vol. 1 Tour filled arenas across the country, including a signature three-night sold-out stand at Madison Square Garden - which saw Romeo sell more concert tickets at the building than any other artist this year
The Young Artist Talent Search
Tomorrow, 10 a.m.
New Jersey Performing Arts Center for Arts Education
24 Rector St., Newark
Singers, musicians, dancers and actors from across the tri-state area will display their talents through the New Jersey Performing Arts Center’s intensive arts training programs. The Young Artist Talent Search, auditions for NJPAC’s summer and fall arts training programs, will be held on March 23 and 24. Talent Search weekend also includes first round auditions for The Star-Ledger Scholarship for the Performing Arts.
Author/Illustrator Storytime - "Tallulah's Solo" - Marilyn Singer
Tomorrow, 10:30 a.m.
54 Fairfield St., Montclair
Marilyn Singer is an award-winning author of more than 90 children's books. In this book, Tallulah is certain she will have a solo in her dance school’s upcoming performance of “The Frog Prince” - until her little brother begins dance class and disrupts her plans. What’s a ballerina to do when everything does NOT go as planned?
Family Fun & Games Spring Kickoff
Ironbound Recreation Center
226 Rome Street, Newark
Family fun and games spring kickoff occurs on Saturday.
Verona Live: Cards & Games
Friday, 1 p.m.
Verona Community Center Annex,
880 Bloomfield Ave., Verona
Drop in on Fridays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. to play or to socialize at the Community Center Annex. No registration required.
Verona Juniors Host Bunny Brunch
Sunday, 9:30 a.m.
Verona High School
151 Fairview Ave., Verona
Verona welcomes the Easter Bunny at the Junior Woman’s Club of Verona’s annual Bunny Brunch on March 23, 2013 from 9:30 to 11 am at Verona high school cafeteria (151 Fairview Avenue, Verona, NJ). $5.00 admission at the door includes breakfast, a goody bag, a special surprise from the Easter Bunny, crafts for the kids, and a chance to win raffle baskets! Bring your camera to take your picture with the Easter Bunny.
Gould School Performs 'Honk'
Today, 7 p.m., Sunday, 3 p.m.
132 Gould Ave., North Caldwell
North Caldwell Partnership for Education will perform Honk! Students in grades 4-6 will be performing Honk! A Musical Tale of the Ugly Duckling on Friday, March 22 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 24th at 3 p.m. Tickets are available at ncpartnership.org. Advance tickets are $5. At the door tickets are $10.
“Kiss Me Kate” – James Caldwell High School 2013 Spring Musical
Today, Tomorrow 7:30 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m.
James Caldwell High School
265 Westville Ave., West Caldwell
Tickets Available online at www.Showtix4U.com