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Events Not To Miss:
What: Meet The Characters Breakfast
Why: Snow White, Dora and Sponge Bob to name a few reasons.
When: Sunday, December 8th, 9:30 seating only (starting at $30 per family, register here)
Where: YJCC Washington Township, 605 Pascack Rd., Washington Township
What: Holiday House Making Class
Why: A hands-on decorating class for kids ages 3-10. Decorate your gingerbread house on location and take it home to enjoy.
When: Through Friday, December 13th, Check website for schedule and availability.
Where: Chef Central, 240 Route 17 N., Paramus
What: Ridgewood Tree Lighting
Why: Arts, Crafts & Games for the wee-ones and kids with Santa in the park. Then head over to RHS for a Holiday Performance by the orchestra and a memorable tree lighting.
When: Friday, December 6th, Festivities 5:30pm to 9pm.
Where: E. Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
What: Dylan Lauren Hosts the Le Sportsac & Dylan’s Candy Bar Event
Why: Come have a really sweet time with Dylan Lauren & shop the limited edition Le Sportsac x Dylan’s Candy Bar Collection
When: Saturday, December 7th, 1pm to 4pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, 1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus
What: Ridgewood Winterfest
Why: Live entertainment, ice sculptures, & a horse drawn sleighride around town!
When: Saturday, December 7th and 14th
Where: Van Neste Square, Ridgewood
What: The Apollo Theatre’s Ellington at Christmas featuring Savion Glover
Why: A joyful holiday salute to the Duke’s “Nutcracker Suite” & “Sacred Music,” featuring tap-master Savion Glover
When: Sunday, December 8th, 4pm
Where: NJ PAC, 1 Center St., Newark
What: Meet Santa and Make S’mores at Fresh and Fancy Farms
Why: Family (pets included) can snag photos with Santa and then enjoy S’mores and treats on the farm.
When: Saturday, December 7th, 14th and 15th, photos: noon-3pm, S’mores 4pm-6pm. Photos are $8.95 per.
Where: Fresh and Fancy Farms, 575 River Rd, New Milford, 201-483-9494
What: Cookies with Santa Kids Concert
Why: Kids of all ages can munch on cookies, rock out to the live band and hang with Santa
When: Friday, December 8th, 10am to 11am
Where: JC Penny’s Court, Palisades Center, Nyack, NY
What: P&G and Walmart Tribute to American Legends of the Ice
Why:Kerrigan, Lysacek and Lipinski, yup, they’ll all be there and then some, showing off their double axles and more.
When:Wednesday, December 11th, 7:30pm, tickets start at $40
Where:Izod Center, Meadowlands
If you’re heading into the city….
What: The Laurie Berkner Band: A Holiday Concert
Why: Kid (and family) fave Laurie Berkner is on tour for holiday. Snag tickets while they are still available.
When: Saturday, December 7th at The Concert Hall in NYC and Saturday, December 14th in New Brunswick, NJ, check ticketmaster for times and prices.
Where: Concert Hall NYC, 2 West 64th St, Manhattan
What: One Love Hot Yoga Teen Empowerment Workshop with Julie Brower
Why: What do you get when you combine real girls, hot yoga & a rock-star in One Love Studio? A Trifecta of awesomeness that is going rock your Tween/Teens Body, Mind & Spirit!
When: Saturday, December 14th, 6pm to 9pm, Fee $25
Where: 80 Chestnut St., Ridgewood
What: Tinker Bell’s Tea Party
Why: Come have tea, snacks and make crafts with Tinker Bell! Come dressed in your best fairy attire.
When: Saturday, December 14th, 12pm to 1:15pm
Where: YMCA, 691 Wyckoff Ave., Wyckoff