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WHERE: Essex County Environmental Center, Roseland
WHEN: Friday Noon
WHY GO: Sit around the camp fire and roast marshmallows and enjoy popcorn and cider. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
COST: Cost is $6 per child and $8 per adult. Advance registration is required. Call 973-228-8776.
WHERE: Turtle Back Zoo, West Orange
WHEN: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
WHY GO: Experience Turtle Back Zoo in the winter as 100,000 bulbs and 40 lit displays illuminate the zoo this holiday season!
COST: Free. Turtle Back Zoo will be collecting non-perishable food, winter coats and unwrapped new toys for the needy each evening of holiday lights.
WHERE: Belleville Public Library
WHEN: Saturday 2pm
WHY GO: Penny Chenery Tweedy and colleagues guide her long-shot but precocious stallion to set, in 1973, the unbeaten record for winning the Triple Crown. Great movie for the entire family.
WHERE: Verona Park, Bloomfield Ave & Lakeside Ave, Verona
WHEN: Saturday 8:30am
WHY GO: All proceeds for this event will go towards Team Zoey, an organization created in honor of Zoey Aster Penny, who was diagnosed with Progeria at birth. This degenerative disease prematurely ages young children, leaving them with a life expectancy of about 13 years of age. Registration starts at 8:30am. Run/Walk start time - 10am
WHERE: Newark Museum, 49 Washington Street, Newark
WHEN: Saturday 11am
WHY GO: Come join the celebration as we open a new health & fitness exhibit. Here are just a few exhibits:
• Join a healthy cooking demonstration and meet celebrity Chef Scott Cutaneo of "FOX & Friends" as he shares his recipes for healthy and delicious meals (1:30–2:15 pm)
• Zumba & Salsa Dance Classes & Yoga Workshops
• Professional Fitness Instructors Demonstrate Exercise Essentials
• Learn to Create a Vegetable Garden
• Food & Fitness Gallery Art Tours
WHERE: Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn, NJ
WHEN: Nov 16 – Dec 24 (showtimes: http://www.papermill.org/whats-playing/season-at-a-glance/cat/cat_id/1.html)
WHY GO: Based on the beloved Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye film, this merry musical tells the tale of two famous song-and-dance men who stage a show in a scenic, snow-topped Vermont inn — and end up finding love with two singing sisters under the mistletoe.
COST: $25 to $80
WHERE: First Presbyterian Church of Verona, 10 Fairview Ave, Verona
WHEN: Sunday 3pm
WHY GO: Christmas Concert including a Flute Play-Along. Bring your flute and a music stand for the Finale Play-Along!
COST: A free-will offering will be collected to support The Interfaith Hospitality Network
WHERE: Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center, 240 Belleville Ave, Bloomfield
WHEN: Sunday 3pm
WHY GO: Corinna Sowers Adler presents an afternoon of cabaret singing at 3pm on Sunday, November 27. The performance will feature Corinna and special guests.
COST: $10 per person and includes light refreshments.
The and will be held at the Chandelier on Saturday at 7pm.