Bergen Events Not to Miss: Week of August 8th

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Events Not To Miss:

What: Bethenny Frankel book-signing
Why: The hard-workin’ mama’s got some “Skinnygirl Solutions” for busy Bergen Mamas.
When: Wednesday, August 14th, 7pm
Where: Bookends, 211 East Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood

What: Ian Ziering Event at Threads in Westwood
Why: The 90210 star will share tips for staying young while you shop the store for 10% off.
When: Wednesday, August 14th, from 11am to 1pm
Where: Threads, 149 Westwood Avenue, Westwood

What: The Zoo Train at Bergen Zoo
Why: Kids ages 0 – 7years will love this musical presentation from Kindermusik’s Miss Heather
When: Thursday, August 8th, 2pm, 4pm, and 6pm
Where: Bergen County Zoo at Van Saun Park, Education Center

What: Lake Tappan Paddle Day
Why: Grab a canoe or kayak (or rent one), paddles, and hit the lake with the fam.
When: Saturday, August 10th, 9am to 4pm, registration required
Where: Lake Tappan, Washington Avenue North, Old Tappan

What: Craft Fair and Butterfly Walk at the NJBG
Why: Over 40 booths of crafts, and then a butterfly hunt and lesson for the kiddos.
When: Saturday, August 10th and Sunday, August 11th, see website for times.  FREE!
Where: New Jersey Botanical Gardens, Ringwood, NJ

What: Second Annual Flat Rock Brook 5K Run for the Wild
Why: You and nature.  And a good morning workout.
When: Sunday, August 11th, 8:30am
Where: Flat Rock Brook Nature Center, Englewood

If you’re heading over the bridge.….

What: NYC Restaurant Week!
Why: $25 gets you 3 courses for lunch (and $38 for dinner) at some of the city’s top eateries.  Sounds delish.
When: Now through August 16th.
Where: Select eateries throughout NYC. See website for details.


What: Kiddie Cruise: A Princess and Pirate Adventure
Why: Calling all captains and first mates!  Climb aboard this two-hour, activity-filled cruise, which circles the Statue of Liberty while entertaining young passengers with magic shows, live music, and more. 
When: Sunday, August 18th, noon- 2;00 p.m.; $40, children 12 and under $35, children under 12 months free; bagged lunch will be provided, ages 2-9
Where: Pier #78: located on W38th street & West Side Highway

What: Brenda Blanco Certification at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades
Why: Calling all wannabe Yoga Instructors!  Now’s your chance to go pro and learn from star instructor Brenda Blanco at her 200 hour certification class. 
When: October 6 – March 2nd (limited spots available so hurry!)
Where: Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, Tenafly


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