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Events Not To Miss:
What: Giada DeLaurentiis at Books and Greetings
Why: The chef (and now children’s book author) will be on hand to sign her new “Recipe for Adventure: Naples!”
When: Saturday, September 7th, noon
Where: Books and Greetings, 271G Livingston St, Northvale
What: Meet and Greet with Rosie Pope
Why: The maternity-wear designer and pregnancy guru will be at the re-designed Destination Maternity with giveaways and pampering for all moms-to-be!
When: Saturday, September 7th, 1pm to 3pm
Where: Destination Maternity, 65 Rte 4West, Paramus
What: Brainstorm Tutoring and Arts Open House
Why: Discover BrainStorm’s unparalleled “C2A” small-group tutoring & class program, tour the center’s brilliantly designed learning space, and receive 10% off your first
purchase when you mention the code “STORM MAMA!”
When: Wednesday, September 4th (4-8pm) or Sunday, September 8th (2-5pm)
Where: Brainstorm Learning and Arts Center, 808 High Mountain Rd, Franklin Lakes, 201-84-Storm
What: Dumont Annual 5K and Fun Run
Why: And the 5K season begins. A 5K for moms plus a fun run for the kiddos.
When: Saturday, August 31st, races begin 8am
Where: Dumont High School
What: Civil War Re-enactment
Why: History buffs come together at this re-enactment of the civil war, complete with costumes.
When: Saturday, August 31st and Sunday, September 1st, 10am to 4pm, $15/ticket
Where: Museum Village, Monroe, NY
What: Kids Day of Service with Whole Foods Paramus
Why: Grab the fam, roll up the sleeves and prepare to pull together this community farm at City Green.
When: Tuesday, September 3rd, 11am to 2pm
Where: City Green, 171 Grove Street, Clifton
What: Kids Craft at Fresh and Fancy Farms
Why: Handmade crafts on the farm. $10 pre-register/$12 on day of.
When: Tuesday, September 3rd, 10am to noon
Where: Fresh & Fancy Farms, 575 River Rd, New Milford, 201-483-9494
What: Little Wing Mini-Camp
Why: Bridge the gap between summer vaca and school at this foot-tapping music class designed to keep your little rocker groovin’.
When: Tuesday, September 3rd through Friday, September 5th, 10am to noon, $45/day, $100 for 3 days, call to reserve 201-645-1929
Where: School of Rock Tenafly, 33 County Rd., Tenafly
If you’re heading over the bridge.….
What: Target Free days at Wave Hill Gardens + Art Project
Why: Gorgeous grounds and gardens, plus fish-making crafting fun.
When: Saturday, August 31st, visit before noon for free admission and craft.
Where: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Ave, Bronx
What: Open house at Kaplen JCC on the Palisades
Why: Enjoy the day at the J, with Moonbounce, facepainters, balloon artists, games and an array of sample classes that will keep your tot enthralled. FREE!
When: Sunday, September 15th, 1pm to 4pm, plus rock out with the Music School from 4 to 4:45!
Where: Kaplen JCC On the Palisades
What: Open Cockpit Day at Terboro Airport
Why: He loves wheels and is still babbling on about “Planes”, let him explore the real thing at The Aviation Hall of Fame of NJ Open Cockpit Day.
When: Saturday, September 7th
Where: Aviation Hall of Fame at Teterboro Airport
What: Garretson Farm Butterfly Release
Why: Think Monarchs, by the dozen. (and we’ve been informed this may be the last release due to the dwindling population) So see it while you can!
When: Sunday, September 8th, 1:30 to 3pm
Where: Garretson Farm, 4-02 River Rd, Fairlawn
What: Apple Cidering at Tenafly Nature Center
Why: Learn about and make (and taste) cider.
When: Sunday, September 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, check website for times
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, Hudson Ave, Tenafly
What: 14th Andiamo Annual Benefit Motorcycle Run
Why: Hogs for hope. Plus bands, eats and fun to follow.
When: Saturday, September 8th, 10am start and festivities after noon
Where: Andiamo Restaurant, 23 Hardenburgh Avenue, Haworth