Bergen Events Not To Miss: Week of January 16th

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Pint sized ballers will love seeing the Harlem Globetrotters in action during their 2014 “Fans Rule” World Tour coming to the Prudential Center- Newark, NJ on February 16 and the Izod Center on Presidents Day. Watch the innovators of the alley-oop, 3 man weave, slam dunk and 4 point shot for some real family fun. We are giving away a Family Four Pack for either of two shows on February 17th. Enter here for a chance to win. (Harlem Globetrotters at Izod Center, Monday, February 17th at 11am and 4pm, tickets start at $17) (and at the Prudential Center- Newark, NJ on February 16 at 7:00)

Give your kids a dose of culture this MLK Day. Click here for a roundup of our picks.

It’s the perfect weekend to get away to the snow. Day trips, Weekend Trips and More Cold Weather Fun can be found here.

Events Not To Miss:

What: Dance Theater of Harlem
Why: Experience poetry in motion when the legendary Dance Theater of Harlem headlines the MLK celebration
When: Friday, January 17th, 7:30pm; Tickets $27 and up
Where: NJPAC, 1 Center St., Newark

What: Kidz Cabaret Series: Illusionist Bill Blagg
Why: Experience an unforgettable day of magic & illusion with one of the nation’s top magical stars as he wows the audience with interactive grand scale illusions to be unforgotten!
When: Saturday, January 18th, 1pm
Where:  BergenPAC, 30 North Van Brunt St., Englewood

What: David Grover Kids Concert at the YJCC
Why: Come rock out with Artist of the Year award winner David Grover with his folky-message songs for your little ones.
When: Monday, January 20th, 1pm; Admission $5 per family, pre-register online
Where: 605 Pascack Rd., Township of Washington

What: School’s Off Crafting at Couture Craft Studio
Why: Football fans can craft with a Super Bowl Theme and Cupids can do Valentines at this workshop.
When: Monday, January 20th 9am to 1pm, call to reserve space 201.925.0059
Where:  Couture Craft Studio, 10 Franklin Tpke, Waldwick

What: Holiday Tubing Sessions at CampGaw
Why: Outdoor fun was never this easy.
When: Monday, January 20th 10am, noon, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, book online.
Where:  CampGaw Mountain, 200 Campgaw Road, Mahwah

What: Ridgewood Restaurant Week
Why: 10 days of special pricing on pre-fixe, tantilizing 3 course menus from some of our favorite eateries.
When: Sunday, January 12th through Thursday, January 23rd, 12pm to 10pm;
Where:  Participating Restaurants, Ridgewood, NJ

What: Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Nursery School Open House
Why: From toddlers to kindergartners, check out their innovative programming and new facilities.
When: Wednesday, January 22nd, 9:30am
Where:  Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 East Clinton Ave., Tenafly

What: Ming to Modern
Why: Celebrate the Chinese New Year exploring the beauty of the Ming and Qing dynasties, from sculptures to furniture.
When: Now through Sunday, February 2nd, Open Wednesday thru Sunday 12pm to 5pm
Where:  Newark Museum, 40 Washington St., Newark

If you’re heading out of Bergen….

What: Tropical Discoveries and Wintertime Wonders
Why: Check out the differences between the tropical and temperate plants using your discovery notepad and pot up a specimen plant to take home.
When: Now through Friday, February 28th; Exhibit included in museum cost, Check site for showcase details
Where:  NYBG, Bronx River Parkway, Bronx


What: Westwood Restaurant Week
Why: Enjoy a pre-fixe lunch or dinner with participating restaurants, just contact them directly for your reservation!
When: Thursday, January 23rd through Sunday, February 2nd; Check website for particpating restaurants
Where:  Participating Restaurants, Westwood, NJ

What: Chinese New Year: Year of the Horse
Why: Celebrate the Chinese New Year with the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Co., a mix of traditional & modern dance with a mix of Asian art.
When: Saturday, January 25th, 2pm; Adults $27 Children $13, View website for ticket details
Where:  NJPAC, 1 Center St., Newark

What: American Girl Party at The Big Playhouse
Why: BYOD (bring your own doll) and P.A.R.T.Y., refreshments included
When: Sunday, January 26th, 2:30pm to 4:30pm, $23 per child reserve now.
Where:  The Big Playhouse, 316 Kinderkamack Rd., Westwood


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