Bergen Events Not To Miss: Week of October 24th

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Events Not To Miss:

What: Chanda Bell & Elf on the Shelf Book Signing & Elf Appearance
Why: Creator of Elf of the Shelf will sign the new series: The Elf on the Shelf: Birthday Tradition & take your picture with the Elf himself!
When: Friday, October 25th, 4:30pm
Where: Bookends, 211 E. Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood

What: Norwood Fast and Flat 5K and Fun Run
Why: Come run or walk with or without your four-legged friend, the second leg of the Triple Crown here rain or shine.
When: Saturday, October 26th, 8:00am check in, Register at
Where: Kennedy Field, 455 Broadway, Norwood

What: Halloween Cupcake Class
Why: Create your own Spooky Cupcake with the pros - includes a goodie bag, snack and decorating.
When: Saturday, October 26th, 12pm, $20 per child, (201) 266-8667
Where: Sweet Spot, 22 Union Ave., Cresskill

What: 26th Annual Nyack Halloween Parade
Why: Dancing Ghouls, live music, marching bands, floats, roller derby, stiltwalkers & puppets!
When: Saturday, October 26th, 3pm, parade begins at 5:30pm
Where: South Broadway Ave. & Main St., Nyack, NY

What: The Rainbow Loom Fundraiser for CureSearch For Childhood Cancer
Why: Loom for a Cure: event proceeds go to CureSearch For Childhood Cancer, plus opportunities to sell their creations.
When: Saturday, October 26th, 10am to 4pm, $5 Entrance Fee, Supplies for purchase as well., RSVP on Facebook here.
Where: The Canteen, 277 Westwood Ave., Westwood

What: Book Fair and Family Fun Day at the Kaplen JCC
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

What: Woofstock PetResQ
Why: Doggie Parade at 1:00pm, Doggies Costume contest, animal adoptions, face painting and DJ.
When: Sunday, October 27th, 10am to 5pm
Where: Tenafly Municipal Circle Park, Tenafly Rd., Tenafly

What: Temple Sinai Holiday Boutique
Why: Come support the early learning & childhood development of Temple Sinai at the Holiday Boutique! Items for sale include jewelry, clothing, toys, children’s accessories & much more!
When: Sunday, October 27th, 10am to 4pm
Where: Temple Sinai of Bergen County, 1 Engle St., Tenafly

What: Bergen CountyYJCC Book Fair
Why: Enjoy your favorite tales with some of your favorite authors, like Carol Roth and Devyn Rose who will be reading their best-sellers free!
When: Sunday, October 27th, 10am to 2pm and Monday, October 28th, 10am to 3pm
Where: YJCC, 605 Pascack Rd., Township of Washington

What: Saddle River Halloween Princess Party
Why: Come and celebrate halloween in your prettiest princess attire with the Saddle River Youth Theatre (ages 4 to 7). Drink Spooky Tea, enjoy halloween treats and play princess games
When: Tuesday, October 29th, 4pm to 5:15pm
Where: RSVP on CHARACTER PRINCESS, Highlands Regional Playhouse, Saddle River

If you’re heading over the bridge.….

The Haunted Pumpkin Garden at NYBG:  Visit the Haunted Pumpkin Garden on display through the end of October- hundreds of intricately carved pumpkins in the Adventure Garden.  Explore after dark with the “Spooky Nighttime Adventure” (October 25th and 26th) 6pm to 7:30pm, advance tickets recommended)


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: Open Cockpit Day
Why: Come explore the cockpits of many airplanes, helicopters and fire trucks at the Teterboro museum with real pilots to assist and answer any questions
When: Saturday, November 2nd, 9am to 5pm
Where: NJ Aviation Hall of Fame, 111 Industrial Ave., Teterboro



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