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The American Yoga Academy's Event to Benefit Kula for Karma

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Location: 350 Pleasant Valley Way, West Orange, NJ 07052
When: May 9, 2013
Time: 6:30 pm–8:30 pm

The American Yoga Academy will be hosting an evening of cocktails, celebration and inspiration to benefit Kula for Karma.

The event will be held on May 9, 2013 at the beautiful Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange, NJ from 6:30pm – 9:30pm.
 
The event boasts six raffle drawings throughout the evening for attendees with an array of fantastic prizes! Two grand prize winners have that chance to take home an American Yoga Academy Teacher Training session (worth $2,900) or a Seduction of Spirit Seminar from Chopra Center (worth $2,775).  Other prizes include a gift basket filled with a candle, a DVD, and three class passes (worth $75), a three month class pass (worth $285), a one year class pass (worth $900), and a private yoga and meditation lesson with Claire Diab herself from American Yoga Academy (worth $295).

Kula for Karma will also be selling CD’s and yoga mats. One hundred percent of all proceeds will go to Kula for Karma. Suggested donation per attendee is $25.00. Ticket donations can be made here at www.kulaforkarma.org/events.

Kula for Karma is a nonprofit organization that provides therapeutic yoga, meditation, and stress management services to those who have been challenged. Currently, Kula runsover 70 therapeutic programs incorporating yoga, meditation, and stress management.  Kula continues to grow through dedication from talented volunteers and yoga instructors to non-yoga “techies.”

Price: $25

MT PLEASANT ANIMAL SHELTER/MACARONI GRILL BENEFIT NIGHT

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Location: 138 State Route 10, East Hanover, NJ 07936
When: May 22, 2013
Time: 11:00 am–10:00 pm

On Wednesday, May 22nd, from 11am – 10pm, Romano’s Macaroni Grill will make a donation to Mt Pleasant Animal Shelter when you present a special flyer when ordering.  To get a copy of the flyer please stop by the Shelter at 194 Route 10 West, East Hanover (behind the PetSmart) or email abby@njshelter.org    Enjoy a great time while helping the homeless animals at Mt Pleasant.  For more information please call Abby at (973)386-0034.

Phone: 973-386-0034
Email: abby@njshelter.org
Price: $0

Open House Party @ Buzzing Bees Daycare/Preschool

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Location: 122 Brighton Ave, East Orange, NJ 07017
When: Daily
Time: 4:00 pm–7:00 pm

Leap into Buzzing Bees Learning Center (Daycare), we are having an Open House Saturday May 18th, 4pm-7pm. 
There are openings for ages 0 to 6yrs . Stop by and meet our teachers and view the center. 
Limited Space, Act Now!!!
For more information call Vija at 973-676-2899 or visit us at www.buzzing-bees.com.

We look forward to meeting you and your child.

Phone: 9736762899
Email: buzzingbeeslc@yahoo.com
Price: $0

Register Now for Summer Art Workshops for Kids and Teens (July 15-Aug. 9) at Arts Guild NJ

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Arts Guild NJ
Location: 1670 Irving St, Rahway, NJ 07065
When: Daily

Register Now for Summer Art Workshops for Kids and Teens at Arts Guild NJ in Rahway:   July 15 – Aug. 9

This summer, Arts Guild New Jersey will again present our popular Summer Art Workshop Series for Kids (7-11) & Teens (12-16). For our on-line catalog and to register go to www.agnj.org

From July 15 to August 9 AGNJ presents four weeks of week-long workshops for CHILDREN in  different art areas: DRAWING, PAINTING, SCULPTURE, ART STORY, and CARTOONING.. Each week there will be four workshops. Each workshop will run for 1½ hours per day for five days. The fee for each one-week class for children (ages 7-11) is $65.

For TEENS we offer 2 weeks of five-day classes in MANGA CARTOONING, PAINTING, and SCULPTURE.  Each class is two hours daily. The fee for each one-week class for teens (ages 12-16) is $75.

WEEK #1:      July 15 - July 19      Classes for Kids

WEEK #2:      July 22 - July 26      Classes for Kids/Teens

WEEK #3:      July 29 - Aug. 2      Classes for Kids/Teens

WEEK #4:      Aug. 5 - Aug. 9      Classes for Kids

All art supplies are provided by Arts Guild NJ for these sessions. Classes meet sequentially throughout the day so students can be registered for as many workshops in one week and for as many weeks as you choose to do. We try to keep the enrollment for each workshop at a maximum of 12 students to insure that the children receive personalized attention from our very talented and qualified instructors so please register early.

For a detailed schedule, workshops descriptions and registration please see our web site at www.agnj.org. For more information call 732-381-7511 or e-mail us at info@agnj.org.

Phone: 732-381-7511
Email: info@agnj.org
Price: $65-$75

Unleash the Power of Age - Memories of MI5 at Bletchley Park

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Location: Village Apartments of The Jewish Federation
110 Vose Ave, South Orange, NJ
When: May 9, 2013
Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm

 

May is Older Americans Month and in its honor, The Village Apartments of the Jewish Federation in South Orange will host a month of free activities and programs for residents and the public. To tie in with this year’s theme, “Unleash the Power of Age” the weekly programs will celebrate various aspects of senior life such as civic engagement, creative arts, and technology and innovation.

 

Resident Coty Blank will present "It Made a Difference" and share her experiences during WWII as a member of British military intelligence agency MI5. She was stationed at Bletchley Park, decoding and intercepting messages transmitted by the Nazis.

Phone: 973-763-0999
Price: $0

Unleash the Power of Age - The Power of Karaoke

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Location: Village Apartments of The Jewish Federation
110 Vose Ave, South Orange, NJ
When: May 14, 2013
Time: 6:00 pm–7:00 pm

May is Older Americans Month and in its honor, The Village Apartments of the Jewish Federation in South Orange will host a month of activities and programs for residents and the public. To tie in with this year’s theme, “Unleash the Power of Age” the weekly programs will celebrate various aspects of senior life such as civic engagement, creative arts, and technology and innovation.

Residents and visitors are encourages to unleash their inner singers as they sing along to their favorite sound tracks at this free event.

 

Phone: 973-763-0999
Price: $0

Unleash the Power of Age - Creative Expression

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Location: Village Apartments of The Jewish Federation
110 Vose Ave, South Orange, NJ
When: May 21, 2013
Time: 2:30 pm–3:30 pm

 

May is Older Americans Month and in its honor, The Village Apartments of the Jewish Federation in South Orange will host a month of activities and programs for residents and the public. To tie in with this year’s theme, “Unleash the Power of Age” the weekly programs will celebrate various aspects of senior life such as civic engagement, creative arts, and technology and innovation.

Resident Florence Dove, a trained artist and retired occupational therapist, will lead participants in a creative session of art therapy. She will also talk about the imprtance of the power of creative expression and of finding creative outlets for seniors. She leads a weekly art therapy class at Village Apartments every Tuesday at 2:30 p.m.

 

 

Phone: 973-763-0999
Price: $0

Lecture: "What's in the Bag?" - Tips for Healthy Senior Living

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Location: Village Apartments of The Jewish Federation
110 Vose Ave, South Orange, NJ
When: May 22, 2013
Time: 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

May is Older Americans Month and in its honor, The Village Apartments of the Jewish Federation in South Orange will host a month of free activities and programs for residents and the public. To tie in with this year’s theme, “Unleash the Power of Age” the weekly programs will celebrate various aspects of senior life such as civic engagement, creative arts, and technology and innovation.

Representatives from St. Barnabas Medical Center's Geriatric Health & Disease Management Center will present "What's in the Bag?" - a talk about important issues critical to living a healthy lifestyle for older adults.

 

Phone: 973-763-0999
Price: $0

Unleash the Power of Age - Creativity through Knitting

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Location: Village Apartments of The Jewish Federation
110 Vose Ave, South Orange, NJ
When: May 29, 2013
Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm

May is Older Americans Month and in its honor, The Village Apartments of the Jewish Federation in South Orange will host a month of free activities and programs for residents and the public. To tie in with this year’s theme, “Unleash the Power of Age” the weekly programs will celebrate various aspects of senior life such as civic engagement, creative arts, and technology and innovation.

Area seniors who like to knot or want to learn how are welcome to come unleash their power of creativity with the Village Apartments Knitting Club which meets weekly. Open to beginners and experienced knitters; attendees bring their own knitting supplies.

Phone: 973-763-0999
Price: $0

Unleash the Power of Age - The Power of Technology

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Location: Village Apartments of The Jewish Federation
110 Vose Ave, South Orange, NJ
When: May 30, 2013
Time: 4:00 pm–5:00 pm

May is Older Americans Month and in its honor, The Village Apartments of the Jewish Federation in South Orange will host a month of activities and programs for residents and the public. To tie in with this year’s theme, “Unleash the Power of Age” the weekly programs will celebrate various aspects of senior life such as civic engagement, creative arts, and technology and innovation.

Older adults will enjoy the power of technology with the community's interactive computer system, It's Never 2 Late. Attendees will learn how to use Skype, which allows users to talk to friends and relatives around the world through an internet connection.

Phone: 973-763-0999
Price: $0

St. Rose of Lima Academy Open House

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Location: 52 Short Hills Ave, Short Hills, NJ 07078
When: May 20, 2013
Time: 9:30 am–10:45 am

St. Rose of Lima Academy

52 Short Hills Avenue, Short Hills, NJ

www.srlacademy.org 

Pre-School – through Grade 8

Monday, May 20, 2013

9:30 am - 10:45

Please R.S.V.P. to Academy Office at 973-379-3973

 

†       Catholic – values based curriculum

†       State of the art Science and Technology  Labs

†      Interactive SmartBoard technology in all classrooms PreK – Grade 8

†      Newly renovated Computer Lab and Library

†      iPads for education

Phone: 973-379-3973
Email: mwhritenour.srlshnj@hotmail.com
Price: $0

Registration Open for Lydia Johnson Dance Camp

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Location: 10 Durand Rd, Maplewood, NJ 07040
When: May 8, 2013 / May 12, 2013 / May 16, 2013 / May 20, 2013 / May 24, 2013 / May 28, 2013 / June 1, 2013 / June 5, 2013 / June 9, 2013 / June 13, 2013 / June 17, 2013 / June 21, 2013 / June 25, 2013 / June 29, 2013 / July 3, 2013 / July 7, 2013 / July 11, 2013 / July 15, 2013 / July 19, 2013

Explore dance in depth this summer with professional dancers from New York!Lydia Johnson Dance (LJD) is now accepting registrations for Lydia Johnson Dance Camp on July 8-July 26, where professional dancers from LJD will lead a creative exploration of dance and the art of choreography. ). The camp will run from 9 a.m-1 p.m. Monday through Friday at The Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, 10 Durand Road, Maplewood for students entering Grades 2 through 11 at all skill levels.  

Phone: 973-945-5526
Email: ljdschool@yahoo.com
Price: $300 per week

Friends of the South Orange Public Library Book Sale

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Location: Cameron Field
5 Mead St, South Orange, NJ
When: June 15, 2013 / June 16, 2013
Time: 11:00 am–4:00 pm

Come and shop for gently used books for the whole family at the South Orange Library's annual book sale at the Baird.

Email: friends@sopl.org
Price: $0

Gun Violence Prevention Forum

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Location: Oheb Shalom Congregation
170 Scotland Rd, South Orange, NJ
When: May 19, 2013
Time: 7:00 pm–8:30 pm

A forum to educate and empower citizens on the current state of gun violence prevention.

Speaker: Robert V. Tessaro

Founder & President of Safe School Technologies and former National Law Enforcement Director of the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence

Robert Menendez, U.S. Senator for New Jersey (invited) 

This event is sponsored by:

Community Relations Committee of the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ

Oheb Shalom Congregation
Wells Cathedral Church of God in Christ
St. Andrew and Holy Communion Episcopal Church First Baptist Church
Morrow Memorial Church 

 

Phone: 973-762-7067
Email: communications@ohebshalom.org
Price: $0

NJ Company Making Teens Safer Drivers

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A student in the car with her Drive Safer instructor
Location: 1 MetLife Stadium Drive, East Rutherford, NJ 07073
When: May 19, 2013
Time: 8:00 am–7:00 pm

Drive Safer offers a focused car control course that teaches drivers how to control their vehicles in the face of real world situations. The programs are designed to be safe, educational and fun.

The course consists of a classroom session including tech education, followed by the experiential driving course that features four “behind the wheel” exercises (Braking, Slalom, Skidpad and Hazard Avoidance) with certified high-performance driving instructors in a safe, controlled environment.

The Drive Safer Program is for participants who are:

  • At least 16 years old
  • Currently driving on a learner’s permit (or have a driver’s license)
  • Have completed their 6-hour behind the wheel course
  • There is no maximum age limit and adults are encouraged to participate as well

Students leave with a greater respect for their vehicles and for their capabilities as a driver. Parents of students leave with a sense of confidence and security that they have provided their child an unparalleled experience under the supervision of respected professionals.

The inaugural Drive Safer event will be held on Sunday, May 19th at MetLife Stadium (Parking Lot E). (For more information, please visit the Drive Safer website.) For every high school student that registers for the May 19th event, 12% of the course fee will be given to their school’s fundraising budget.

Phone: 201-485-7792
Email: info@drivesafer.com
Price: $199-$279

New Horizons Day Camp Open House

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New Horizons Day Camp
Location: 8 Saint Cloud Pl, West Orange, NJ 07052
When: May 11, 2013 / June 8, 2013
Time: 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Open House on Saturday from 1 to 3 pm.  Bring the family!

We know what it means to have a camp where kids have fun, feel appreciated, and have their unique needs met.  Children entering Kindergarten through 9th grade enjoy our beautiful air-conditioned facilities. Kindergarten and first graders are in a traditional camp program and campers entering grades 2 through 9 are given the opportunity to choose their own schedules providing a sense of ownership and excitement.  Activities are led by our professional, highly qualified, and caring adult staff.  Children looking for fun and excitement can choose from an array of indoor and outdoor recreational activities, including basketball, flag football, volleyball, pilo polo, gymnastics, Krav Maga fitness and self-defense, fun games, dodgeball, swim lessons or recreational swim! Youngsters interested in the arts can try ceramics, cartooning, painting, t-shirt design, magic, Lego design, or take to the stage for drama and dance.  Technology and media offerings include digital photography, computers, Minecraft & video games, newscasting, and journalism. Science and innovation offerings include rocketry, orienteering, science explorers, Camp Character, Forensics, and structural design.  Academic tutoring available. Special events include professional shows and weekly pizza lunches. Call (973) 850-6640 or visit www.newhorizonsdaycamp.com for more information.

Phone: 973-850-6640
Email: info@newhorizonsdaycamp.com
Price: $0

Sustainable Jersey Training Session

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Location: 467 Franklin St, Bloomfield, NJ 07003
When: May 14, 2013
Time: 3:00 pm–5:00 pm



Come Learn About the New Arts and Creative Culture Actions in the Sustainable Jersey
Program -- May 14, Bloomfield College, 3-5 PM



Sustainable Jersey, Art Pride, Bloomfield College, The Center for Creative
Placemaking, Creative New Jersey, Morris Arts and The National Consortium for
Creative Placemaking are offering a workshop where you will learn how to
connect your creative assets to social, economic and community development
planning to shape more sustainable communities.



This will be a great event to learn about the outstanding resources that are
offered to help our townships, businesses, schools, faith-based organizations
and residents learn about some new arts initiatives which will promote
sustainability in your community!



Come learn how your municipality can use its creative assets to achieve points
in the Sustainable Jersey Program. After a short overview of Sustainable Jersey
and its current “arts and culture” actions, you will hear from Creative
Monmouth, which has already established a creative team, conducted asset
inventories and is developing a creative placemaking plan, and from Woodbridge
Township, winner of the "Sustainability Champion -- Large Community
Award." There will be time for Q&A.



For more information, please go
to:



http://www.bloomfield.edu/



http://www.bloomfield.edu/visit/directions-parking

Email: fatton@tcnj.com
Price: $0

Morris Museum's Blues, Brews & BBQ

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Location: 6 Normandy Heights Rd, Morristown, NJ 07960
When: May 18, 2013
Time: 5:00 pm

In celebration of the Morris Museum's Centennial Anniversary, the Museum is hosting "Blues, Brews, & BBQ" on Saturday, May 18, from 5:00 to 11:00 p.m. Tickets are $30 per person for the concert and food and beverage will be available for purchase. All proceeds from this event benefit the Morris Museum. The evening will feature three extraordinary Blues bands, beginning with Nine Below Zero, followed by Christine Santelli and featured act, Chaz DePaolo. BBQ and beer will make the night complete, thanks to Peerless Beverage Company of Union, NJ, who will provide a selection of beer including Blue Moon, Brooklyn Summer Ale, Sam Adams, Yuengling, and others. Food sponsor Encore Caterers, as well as Texas Smoke BBQ and Picnic&Q, will be on hand for finer-lickin' BBQ. For tickets, call the Morris Museum at 973-971-3706, or visit our website at www.morrismuseum.org. Don't miss this great event!

Phone: 973-971-3706
Email: mgatewood@morrismuseum.org
Price: 30

New Horizons Day Camp Open House

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New Horizons Day Camp
Location: 8 Saint Cloud Pl, West Orange, NJ 07052
When: May 11, 2013 / June 8, 2013
Time: 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

OPEN HOUSE on Saturday from 1 to 3 pm.  Bring the family! 

We know what it means to have a camp where kids have fun, feel appreciated, and have their unique needs met.  Children entering Kindergarten through 9th grade enjoy our beautiful air-conditioned facilities. Kindergarten and first graders are in a traditional camp program and campers entering grades 2 through 9 are given the opportunity to choose their own schedules providing a sense of ownership and excitement.  Activities are led by our professional, highly qualified, and caring adult staff.  Children looking for fun and excitement can choose from an array of indoor and outdoor recreational activities, including basketball, flag football, volleyball, pilo polo, gymnastics, Krav Maga fitness and self-defense, fun games, dodgeball, swim lessons or recreational swim! Youngsters interested in the arts can try ceramics, cartooning, painting, t-shirt design, magic, Lego design, or take to the stage for drama and dance.  Technology and media offerings include digital photography, computers, Minecraft & video games, newscasting, and journalism. Science and innovation offerings include rocketry, orienteering, science explorers, Project Adventure, Camp Character, Forensics, and structural design.  Academic tutoring available. Special events include professional shows and weekly pizza lunches. Call (973) 850-6640 or visit www.newhorizonsdaycamp.com for more information.

Phone: 973-850-6640
Email: info@newhorizonsdaycamp.com
Price: $0

Paterson Art Walk

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Paterson Art Walk 2013
Location: 72 McBride Ave, Paterson, NJ 07501
When: May 18, 2013
Time: 1:00 pm–9:00 pm

Come to the Paterson Great Falls National Historic Park for Art, Music, Historical Installations, a Film Festival and Vendors! Enjoy a day in the park and celebrate the past, the present, and the future of Historic Paterson.

Phone: 973-826-0123
Price: $0