Bergen Events Not to Miss: Week of January 9th

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Sponsored Post: Mamas of teens and tween girls, listen here. Teen Empowerment coach Julie Brower, aka “the teen whisperer”, is leading small group workshops “Real Girls, Real Talk, Real Life” for girls 11 to 16 to help them handle real life situations and social media pressure and the response has been Ah-mazing. This weekend, choose from two workshops which also include Yoga/Pilates and live Rock-n-Roll creating a trifecta of AWESOMENESS that is going rock your Tween/Teens Body, Mind & Spirit or check out her ongoing series at Jumping Frog in Tenafly. (Julie Brower Teen Workshops, Friday 1/10, Jumping Frog Studios, Tenafly or Saturday 1/11 One Love Hot Yoga, Ridgewood)

Events Not To Miss:

What: Teen Camp Expo
Why: A chance to meet, greet and gather info on hundreds of top programs available to your teen.
When: Weds, January 15th, 7pm to 9pm, FREE!
Where:  Demarest Northern Valley High School, 162 Knickerbocker Rd., Demarest

What: Englewood Idol!
Why: Come and cheer on your favorite Englewood Idols at BergenPAC.
When: Friday, January 10th, 7pm
Where:  Bergen PAC theatre, 30 N. Van Brundt St., Englewood

What: Suburban Sole Swap
Why: Sneakerheads unite! Sneaker-savvy kids can bring their kicks and swap them with their friends, or just sell them!
When: Saturday, January 11th, 11am to 4pm; $10 tickets online and $15 at the door
Where:  Holy Family Gym, Summit St., Norwood

What: Ultimate Chef Bergen County: Round 1
Why: Get a taste of top local chefs battling it out.
When: Saturday, January 11th, 11am, free demos and tastings
Where:  Chef Central Paramus, 240 rt. 17 North, Paramus

What: Wyckoff YMCA Program Expo
Why: Demos, Art, Cooking and Lego Class Samples and Giveaways.
When: Saturday, January 11th, 10am-1pm
Where:  Wyckoff Y, 691 Wyckoff Avenue Wyckoff

What: Celebrate! The Party Showcase
Why: Find the best ideas, resources & venues for birthdays,bar mitzvahs, sweet sixteens,
When: Sunday, January 12th, 12pm to 4pm
Where:  Park Ridge Marriot, 300 Brae Blvd., Park Ridge

What: Hartly’s Up to 90% Off Sale
Why: Shop “Steals” at the Stylish Store
When: Thursday, January 9th through Saturday, January 11th
Where:  Hartly, 104 Westwood Ave, Westwood

What: Family Concert: Green Golly and Her Golden Flute
Why: Join Barbara Siesel, a Julliard trained flutist in her family-friendly classical performance.
When: Sunday, January 12th, 2pm to 3:30pm
Where:  Mahwah Public Library, 100 Ridge Rd., 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; Check website for participating restaurants
Where:  Participating Restaurants, Ridgewood, NJ

What: Winter Show
Why: David Levitan’s Magic Show, including refreshments and family fun.
When: Sunday, January 12th, 2:30pm to 3:15pm; FREE ($25 donation sugg.)
Where:  Temple Sinai Early Childhood Center, 1 Engle St., Tenafly

What: Passion for Fashion at The Craft Lounge
Why: From sketching to fabric rendering, a great start to your mini-fashion designer’s dream.
When: Classes Start Thursday, January 16th, 3:30, $160 for 6 weeks ~ Ages 7 & up
Where: The Craft Lounge, Broad Avenue, Leonia

If you’re heading out of Bergen….

What: Kids Night on Broadway
Why: Time to snag 2 for 1 tickets for the fam to your favorite broadway shows.
When: Tickets available from February 24th through March 2nd.  Hurry, they go fast.


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: 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, please register at
Where: 605 Pascack Rd., Township of Washington

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


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