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- 05/31/12--13:24: _SOMA Pride Festival
- 05/31/12--13:29: _Story Slam!
- 05/31/12--13:34: _Moonrise Kingdom wi...
- 06/01/12--04:23: _Unique Photo Expo -...
- 06/01/12--06:29: _Superheroes For Hos...
- 06/01/12--06:42: _Richard Muti and Ch...
- 06/01/12--07:08: _Voices of Joy Simch...
- 06/01/12--12:30: _interACT Sings! Big...
- 06/01/12--12:47: _interACT Sings! Big...
- 06/04/12--08:48: _South Orange Rotary...
- 06/04/12--08:53: _South Orange Rotary...
- 06/04/12--13:51: _Summer Camp @ Buzzi...
- 06/05/12--09:28: _Starfish to Perform...
- 06/05/12--09:36: _Big in China Band r...
- 06/05/12--10:14: _MULTI-FAMILY YARD SALE
- 06/05/12--10:16: _Veggiecation Progra...
- 06/05/12--10:54: _Occupational Therap...
- 06/05/12--11:07: _Once on This Island
- 06/05/12--14:39: _Portuguese Festival...
- 06/06/12--07:25: _Maplewood Annual GI...
- 05/31/12--13:24: SOMA Pride Festival
- 05/31/12--13:29: Story Slam!
- 05/31/12--13:34: Moonrise Kingdom with Q & A
- 06/01/12--04:23: Unique Photo Expo - Demos and Free Classes
- 06/01/12--06:29: Superheroes For Hospice Comic Book Sale
- Paul Castiglia – Writer/Editor most notably with Archie Comics
- Joey Endres – Artist, creator of Collosians
- Tom Hall – Writer of Robot 13 and King!
- Rick Parker – Artist of Papercutz Slices’ Harry Potty and The Deathly Boring, Breaking Down (a parody of Twilight), Percy Jerkson and the Ovolactovegetarians and The Hunger Pains…And, “yes,” of the 80’s Bevis & Butthead comic released by Marvel.
- Erica Shultz – Writer of M3
- From Batman to Scooby Doo: Imaging Your Idols By Alex Simmons (11:00 a.m. to noon)
- The My-Way Highway...How to Independently Publish A Comic Book By Don E. Smith, Jr. (12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.)
- Digital Comics: Changing Our Medium...For the Better? By Christian Rubiano (2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.)
- The Auteur Theory of Comics By Arlen Schumer (3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)
- 06/01/12--06:42: Richard Muti and Charles Buckley at [words]
- 06/01/12--07:08: Voices of Joy Simcha Celebration
- 06/01/12--12:30: interACT Sings! Big Screen to Broadway!
- 06/01/12--12:47: interACT Sings! Big Screen to Broadway
- 06/04/12--08:48: South Orange Rotary presents: "NJ Sharing Network - Organ Donations"
- 06/04/12--13:51: Summer Camp @ Buzzing Bees/The Children's House
- 06/05/12--09:28: Starfish to Perform at Essex County Open House
- 06/05/12--09:36: Big in China Band returns to Suzy Que’s Barbecue
- 06/05/12--10:14: MULTI-FAMILY YARD SALE
- 06/05/12--10:16: Veggiecation Program: June Culinary Classes for Kids
- 06/05/12--11:07: Once on This Island
- 06/05/12--14:39: Portuguese Festival 2012
- 06/06/12--07:25: Maplewood Annual GIRLS NIGHT OUT at The Tenth Muse Gallery
124 Dunnell Rd, Maplewood, NJ
Time: 12:00 pm–5:00 pm
Celebrate our diverse communities and show your support for full equality at the SOMA Pride Festival in Memorial Park.
Live music, kid zone, food, business vendors, and community and non-profit booths will keep everyone entertained.
LGBT or a straight ally, this festival is for you.
10 Durand Rd, Maplewood, NJ
Time: 8:00 pm
Just in time for summer. Apply a healthy dose of deodorant, and put your name in the hat. If you're called, you'll step up in front of an adoring crowd and deliver your best 5-minute story. If our three judges think you're swell, you WIN!! The crowd will go wild! You're life will change for the better. If you don't get called, you'll enjoy a bunch of short, short stories and have a beer or two with a lot of great folks.
RSVP to Studio B - required!!
155 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ
Time: 6:30 pm
Attend a special presentation of the movie
at the Maplewood Theater on Thursday, June 21st at 6:30 p.m. and meet, in person, the local stars of the movie.
Ticket holders can attend a question and answer session at the end of the movie with Jared Gilman & Wyatt Ralff.
The largest photography event ever held in New Jersey will provide photo enthusiasts from beginners to professionals with the opportunity to demo and purchase new products and take free classes with some of the world’s top photographers. Unique Photo, the largest camera store in the state, will hold a free, open to the public four-day consumer expo Thursday, June 21 through Sunday, June 24 at the Unique Photo superstore at 123 Route 46 West in Fairfield, NJ.
Consumers will have the opportunity to sample and purchase the latest products at steep discounts through Expo-only “Show Specials” from dozens of industry leading manufacturers on-site. They will also be able to learn from some of the world’s top photographers, with classes offered in D-SLR photography, lighting, posing, shooting, and post-production including Photoshop. “We wanted to create an exciting event where any photographer, regardless of their ability level, could have the opportunity to try out the best equipment and learn from some of the world’s best photographers,” said Unique Photo President Matt Sweetwood. “The public has never had the opportunity to attend a free event like this before. As the center for photography in the state, we want to make photography both enjoyable and affordable.”
During the Unique Photo Expo, attendees will be able to demo the latest and best photographic gear with hands-on demonstrations from manufacturers’ representatives; receive specials and discounts from numerous vendors; attend instructional seminars and workshops to improve their photography skills; and shop and take advantage of “Show only” sales. Among the photographers scheduled to appear are internationally known, award-winning wedding photographer Hanson Fong, Saturday Night Live videographer Alex Buono, Jay Dickman, Lindsay Adler, Erik Valind, Will Crockett, Ken Hubbard and David Piazza.
Manufacturers scheduled to attend include Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Tamron, Sigma, Manfrotto, Sony, Panasonic, Leica, Lexar, Epson, Samsung, and Fujifilm. Attendees will also have the opportunity to explore and experience photography excursions to the New Jersey Botanical Gardens, to film the Manhattan skyline, the Great Falls in Paterson, the Meadowlands Racetrack, and the Bergen County Zoo. Admission to the Unique Photo Expo is free.
Most classes will be offered free of charge through the store’s Unique University, the largest center for photography education in New Jersey, a savings of $100-$500 per class. Some classes may be offered at $20.00 with those attendees receiving a Unique Photo store gift card. The store will also host a buy-back program where attendees can get their old camera equipment appraised for trade-in and receive cash or a Unique Photo store credit with a 10% bonus on the evaluation. Registration to the Unique Photo Expo is required. To learn more or to register, visit www.uniquephotoexpo.com.
The Expo schedule is as follows:
Thursday, June 21, 2012 --- 6:30 p.m.- 8:30 p.m.
Friday, June 22, 2012 --- 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Saturday, June 23, 2012 --- 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, June 24, 2012 --- 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Time: 10:00 am–5:00 pm
Tons of comic books and graphic novels will be available to raise funds for Barnabas Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center. Buying comics never felt so good!
The event will feature comis book creators:
Also featured is the Get Into Comics Lecture Series:
The admission is free, but pre-registering for a particular talk is recommended; simply email your interest in attending a talk (you can attend one or all) to: SBallas@BarnabasHealth.org
179 Maplewood Ave, Maplewood, NJ
Time: 7:30 pm
The co-authors of "The Charmer: The True Story of Robert Reldan—Rapist, Murderer, and Millionaire—and the Women who Fell Victim to his Allure," Richard Muti and Charles Buckley, will speak at Words Bookstore on June 23rd.
Buckley, a retired N.J. Deputy Attorney General, is the prosecutor who finally put Reldan away for life, after two prior prosecutions had failed, including one in which Reldan leapt out of a third-story courthouse window to effect an escape.
432 Scotland Rd, South Orange, NJ
Time: 7:00 pm
Temple Sharey Tefilo-Israel will be hosting a Voices of Joy Simcha Celebration on Saturday, June 9 at 7 p.m. to celebrate the life and work of Cantor Theodore Aronson, who is retiring after 45 years of continuous service to become the congregation’s Cantor Emeritus.
The festive evening will reflect Cantor’s lifelong passion for music that lifts the spirits and will include a performance by his son Noah Aronson, a celebrated musician and composer. Cantor’s love for the food and wine of the Mediterranean will be on display in the evening’s sumptuous menu prepared by Diana Hart Fine Catering, and guests will be inspired to dance by the tunes of The Continentals Orchestra. TSTI member Russell Kaplan is serving as the celebration’s Creative Director.
10 Durand Rd, Maplewood, NJ
Time: 7:00 pm
7 p.m.: Drinks and hors d'oeuvres (included with Ticket)
8 p.m.: Performance
Raffle and Silent Auction throughout the evening, with items
generously donated by local businesses. Each night we will feature different raffle and silent auction items.
Aaron Braden ● Anne Eckhardt ● Alicia Fink ● Leslie Frost ● Frank Guerrasio ● Sally Jayne ● Holly Lehren ● Emma Leone ● Brent Quom ● Shona Roebuck ● Nicole Sollazzo ● Elena Stremlin ● Marco Vergara
10 Durand Rd, Maplewood, NJ
Time: 7:00 pm
interACT Sings! Big Screen to Broadway is a two-night celebration and fundraising event at the Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts in Maplewood. The gala includes performances of favorite musical theatre songs from both stage and screen by local talent. Proceeds will benefit interACT Theatre Productions, one of Essex County’s newest community theatres. Reception begins at 7 p.m. with performance at 8 p.m.
52 Vose Ave, South Orange, NJ
Time: 12:15 pm
The South Orange Rotary will hold its meeting on June 28th at 12:15 p.m. with a presentation from Whitney Downer
"NJ Sharing Network - Organ Donations".
52 Vose Ave, South Orange, NJ
Time: 12:15 pm
The South Orange Rotary will meet at 12:15 p.m. on July 26th, featuring a prsentation by Sheena Collum,
"South Orange Citizens Public Safety Committee"
Summer Camp at Buzzing Bees will be packed with activities geared towards your Preschooler. The campers will enjoy outdoor activities in our spacious yard. Activities consist of: pool/sprinkler day, arts & crafts and outings at various parks in the area. And the best for last we include a home cooked meal for lunch.
Summer Camp will be broken down into 2 sessions. The dates for each session are as follows:
Summer 1: June 2- July 27
Summer 2: August 6- August 31
Space Limited, So Act Now!!!
Please Contact Sandy @ 973-762-0191
560 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ
Time: 10:30 am
During the Essex County Open House, catch free performances by Starfish, the self-proclaimed "greatest rock band in the world...for kids", at 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
34 S Valley Rd, West Orange, NJ
Time: 8:30 pm
The Big in China Band will return to Suzy Que’s Barbecue in West Orange Saturday, June 9, with a family-friendly start time of 8:30 p.m.
Come on out for our usual fun mix of blues, originals, Dylan, Dead, Allmans and more. Special guests expected.
Reservations recommended – tell them you are coming to see the band to get a table in the front. Call (973) 736-7899
Time: 9:30 am–2:00 pm
MULTI-FAMILY YARD SALE. Many, many items incl: adult & kids clothes, toys, sports equipt., stereo equipt., kitchen wares, artwork, furniture, maybe a 50cc scooter, bikes, ski gear, even a lemonade and baked goods stand (courtesy of the block's children!)...come one come all. Something for every room in the house and yard too!
701 Bloomfield Ave, Montclair, NJ
Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm
Lisa Suriano, founder and creator of the Veggiecation Program, and Whole Foods Market at select locations are keeping kids busy this summer with kids’ culinary classes. Using fresh summer fruits and veggies, kids will prepare Spinach and Orange Salad with Honey Vinaigrette and Black Bean Dip. As practiced in participating classrooms throughout the country, kids will be invited to help prepare Veggiecation Program’s recipes, sample Veggiecation Program’s culinary creations, experience vegetables in their raw form and cast a vote on how they liked the recipes in the Veggiecation Ballot Boxes. Kids will take home complimentary Veggiecation character coloring pages, word games, mazes and stickers. Parents will receive a copy of Veggiecation Program's recipes created that day.
A curriculum based nutrition education concept, Veggiecation Program’s success with kids lies in the engaging activities that empower children with their food choices while demonstrating that eating vegetables is fun and delicious.
Veggiecation Program cooking classes at Whole Foods Market are free and open to the public. Preregistration for cooking classes at Whole Foods Market is required as seating is limited.
Future dates and locations include:
June 28, 2012 from 4pm – 5pm at Whole Foods Market Vauxhall, 2245 Springfield Avenue, Vauxhall, NJ
Time: 6:00 pm–8:30 pm
Join University of Medicine and Dentistry’s School of Health Related Professions in celebrating the anticipated Fall 2012 opening of our exciting Associate of Science degree Occupational Therapy Assistant Program. Open House & Information Session.
22 Brookside Dr, Millburn, NJ
One stormy night, thunder booms, making a small girl cry in fear. To comfort her, the villagers tell her the story of a peasant girl who falls in love with a rich young man, and the island gods who will have their say. This is a joyous story of life, love, faith, and hope. An astounding score, captivating choreography and an irresistible Caribbean beat.
Running May 30th through June 24th with the following schedule of shows:
Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m.
Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Fridays at 8 p.m.
Saturdays at 1:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Sundays at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Friday, June 8th
Festivities kick-off Friday with a concert in Peter Francisco Park by popular Portuguese Folklore singer, Quim Barreiros at 9:30pm.
Saturday, June 9th:
You will find a Sidewalk Sale by Ferry Street businesses.
From 12pm-11pm – you will find local DJ’s, dance groups and performances at the Peter Francisco Park stage.
At 3pm they will transmitted on a large screen – the Portugal vs. Alemanha game, part of the European Championship Tournament Cup.
Sunday, June 10th:
Sunday morning there will races for adults and children. A 5k race starts at 9am from the Iberia Restaurant Parking Lot ($20 registration day of race) – winners get a mountain bike. You can find the registration form here
There are also Kiddie dash starting at 9:45am for children 8 and under. All participants will receive medals.
The official Parade starts on Ferry Street at 3pm but there will be performance all day from 12-9pm on the Peter Francisco Park stage.
More info can be found at: www.njportuguese.com
Time: 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
For the Third Annual Maplewood Girls Night Out The Tenth Muse Gallery is happy to feature the current collection of Maplewood native, Jamie Kole, an award winning and renowned jewelry designer whose work is in
America's finest galleries and boutiques, and worn by celebrities annually on the red carpet.
JOIN us for Drinks and meet Jamie Kole on Thursday, June 7 from 6-9 pm.
Jamie will be available for a personal consultation for
custom pieces for any upcoming special event.
Her spectacular pieces are born from her keen fashion sense from years as a fashion designer in Soho, NY. Jamie Kole’s jewelry combines Swarovski crystals with gemstones in one-of-a-kind designs, and is meticulously hand-sculpted in the tradition of timeless craftsmanship. The subtle palette of sparkling hues in a mélange
of silhouettes with vintage focal points; is a must-have accompaniment to every woman’s wardrobe.
Come in for light refreshments. Register
online at www.maplewoodvillagenj.com
for a limited Swag Bag Gift Certificate or stop by the Gallery from 6-9 pm.
Gallery Hours: Mon-Wed 10 am-6 pm; Thurs-Sat 10am-8:30 pm.
170 Maplewood Ave., Maplewood, NJ 973-313-272. For further information: firstname.lastname@example.org.