Bergen Events Not To Miss: Week of October 17th

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Sponsored Post: Fall back into camp at the Deer Mountain Camp open house this weekend.  Family Fun on a picturesque 25 acres, including pumpkin painting, caramel apple making, plus tips from football experts and archery and tennis, and a BBQ Tailgate party. FREE! (Saturday, October 19th , 1pm to 3pm, rain date Sunday, October 20th, 63 Call Hollow Rd., Pomona, NY, RSVP to 845-354-2727 or info@deermountaindaycamp to attend.)

Colder temps = culture for the little ones.  We’ve got your pick of 3 professionally produced shows like Henry and Mudge and Peter and the Wolf for $25 on Posh Perks.  Snag this perk now!

Are you in full Halloween mode?….From haunted houses to expert pumpkin carving events, Halloween central starts here.

Events Not To Miss:

What: Tori Spelling Book Signing
Why: Yes, she had a room just for gift-wrapping growing up. Hear more from her new book Spelling It Like It Is.
When: Wednesday, October 23rd, 7pm
Where: Bookends, 211 E. Ridgewood Ave.,Ridgewood

What: Grand Opening of Ride Revolution Indoor Cycling Studio
Why: Stylish new cycling studio opens with FREE RIDES on the schedule. 
When: Friday, October 18th and Saturday, October 19th, RSVP to Ride Revolution Indoor Cycling Studios
Where: 277 Livingston St., Northvale

What: Haunted Forest at Tenafly Nature Center
Why: Live forest creatures (think wolves, flying squirrels and porcupines) a campfire and nosh.
When: Saturday & Sunday, October 19 & 20, tours depart every 15 minutes from 5 to 7:30 PM, $15, reg. recommended.
Where: Hudson Avenue, Tenafly

What: Pottery Barn Kids & Bergen Mama’s Halloween Tea Party- Signature Event plus a GIVEAWAY
Why: Join Bergen Mama at Pottery Barn Kids for a Special Halloween Princess Tea Party. Shop gear and don’t forget to bring your favorite doll or teddy for tea, snacks and story time. All registered guests will receive a special Bergen Mama gift bag!
When: October 19th, 9am to 10am, RSVP only; please call 201-488-1103
Where: Pottery Barn Kids, Shops at Riverside, Hackensack

What: The Amazing Ridgewood Race
Why: A family that plays together, stays together right?  Treasure hunting and more.
When: Saturday, October 19th, 1pm to 4pm
Where:, Ridgewood

What: Kimani on the Kourts
Why: Hot Trainer + Live DJ + Outdoors + FREE = A workout party
When: Sunday, October 20th, 10:15 to 11:15, FREE, RSVP to Kimani at
Where: Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 East Clinton, Tenafly

What: Tenafly Street Fair and Craft Show
Why: Shopping, eating and good ole’ family fun (aka inflatables)
When: Saturday and Sunday, October 19th and 20th, 11am to 5pm
Where: Washington Avenue, Tenafly

What: Harvest Festival
Why: Cider pressing in the Old Dutch Barn, petting zoo, craft demonstrations, and games.
When: Sunday, October 20th, 1pm to 4pm
Where: Hopper-Goetschius Museum, 245 Lake St., Upper Saddle River

What: Flat Rock Brook Fall Festival
Why: Bluegrass, barbeque, nature walks, face painting, games and crafts
When: Sunday, October 20th, 2pm to 6pm, tickets start at $9, kids under 5 are free
Where: Flat Rock Brook Nature Center, 433 Van Nostrand Ave., Englewood

What: Hartly’s Shopping Event to Benefit Josephine’s Garden
Why: Cocktails and Couture for a Cause
When: Tuesday, October 22nd, 6pm to 9pm
Where: 104 Westwood Avenue, Westwood

What: Sweet Spot Hosting Melissa Gorga for a Book Signing and Meet & Greet
Why: Enjoy delicious cupcakes and meet NJ Housewife Melissa Gorga the author of Love Italian Style. Call The Sweet Spot (201) 266-8667, to reserve your space!
When: Thursday, October 24th, 7pm
Where: Sweet Spot, 22 Union Ave., Cresskill

If you’re heading over the bridge.….

What: Lester’s 65th Birthday Celebration
Why: The much-loved kid/tween/teen boutique is celebrating with giveaways on the hour, a 20pct off sale and more fashionable fun for your trendy tot. 
When: Sunday, October 20th, all day.
Where: 1534 Second Ave at 80th Street.


What: Project Ladybug’s 6th Annual Ladies Night Out: Goddess Gala
Why: A Star Studded night featuring Dina Manzo and other Goddesses to benefit St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital & Julien’s Project Ladybug Fund. Swag and VIP access all available. Please see website for ticketing info.
When: Monday, November 11th, 7pm to 11pm (early bird special’s are available, see website for details)
Where: The Venetian, 546 River Drive, Garfield

What: Book Fair and Family Fun Day at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades
Why: Browse your favorite childrens books at the book fair and enjoy other family fun activities!
When: Sunday, October 27th through Tuesday, October 29th, 9am to 4pm
Where: Taub Auditorium, Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 East Clinton Ave., Tenafly




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