Bergen Events Not To Miss: Week of January 18th

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Events Not to Miss:

What: Hackensack Medical Center American Girl Doll Fashion Show
Why:  No need to head to the city, let them get their American Girl fix closer to home when they view the current fashions and bring a fave doll along for girly fun.
When: January 18th through January 20th, check website for times, $45 per ticket, buy tickets online or by calling 551-996-5614.
Where: First Floor Conference Room of the John Theurer Cancer Center, 92 Second Street, Hackensack

What: Ridgewood Restaurant Week
Why:  Favorite local eateries offer pre-fixe menus for $20.13.  We knew it would be a good year.
When: January 20th through the 31st, on Sundays through Thursdays
Where: Select restaurants thoughout Ridgewood

What: Little Maestros Concert at the Bergen YJCC
Why: Rock out with the kiddos at this all-time crowd-pleasing band.
When: Monday, January 21st, 10:30am, Tickets are $10 per person, with a $40 maximum per family. Children under 10 months are welcome free. contact Anette McGarity at (201) 666-6610, ext. 5662 or
Where:  Bergen YJCC, 605 Pascack Road, Township of Washington

What: Daddy and Me Sports Day at Temple Emanuel
Why: Let him take the kids and run around for a bit, while you grab some much needed mama time!
When:   Sunday, January 20th, 9:15 to 11:15am, FREE!  RSVP to Tammy Ween:
Where:  Temple Emanuel, 180 Piermont Road, Closter, (201) 750-9997

What: Jumping Frog Pilates Tween MLK Fit Camp
Why:  Gal pals will flex, stretch and build more than muscle at this fun workshop created just for tweens.
When: Monday, January 21st, 1pm to 4pm, call to sign up.
Where: 145 Piermont Rd, Tenafly, 201-266-6989

If you’re heading into the city…...

What: The Butterfly Conservatory: Butterflies Alive in Winter
Why:  You can pre-book or just wing it for this fascinating exhibit which lets you walk through a world of live butterflies.
When: Now through May 27th.
Where: American Museum of Natural History


What: “Bad Parents” Movie Debut At The Ridgewood Quad
Why:  Jeanine Garafolo and other celebs star alongside North Jersey locals in this satirical comedy about what goes down on the soccer field (and no it’s not pretty).  Shot on location in North Jersey- you may just relate. 
When: Red Carpet Event, January 23rd, at 6:30pm, (4) 7:30 pm showings on January 23rd, 24th, 30th and 31st, and a special kids version screening January 24th at 5pm, tickets start at $8 per child for the kids version and $12 for adults and can be purchased at the box office or online here.
Where: Ridgewood Clearview Warner Quad, 190 East Ridgewood Avenue in Ridgewood

What: Mommy and Me Tea at The Ho-Ho-Kus Inn and Tavern
Why: Nibble on scones and traditional tea sandwiches for some much needed mommy daughter time- dolls and teddybears are welcome.
When: Saturday, January 26th at 2pm, $25 per adult, $15 per child, call to reserve 201-445-4115 or book online
Where:  Ho-Ho-Kus Inn, 1 East Franklin Turnpike Ho-Ho-Kus

What: Dirty Sock Band at Temple Sinai
Why: The Time Out NY Kids voted “best kids band”, will have your tots rockin’ to hits like “Dino-Sauring” and “Music Everywhere”.
When: Sunday, January 27th at 3:30pm, $20 per family
Where:  Temple Sinai of Bergen, 1 Engle Street, Tenafly

What: Fashion Designer Workshop and Book Signing
Why: Author Marjorie Galen teams up with The Craft Lounge for an afternoon of sewing, refreshments, and fun. Mini-fashionistas create a doll-sized dress and will go home with a signed copy of The Fashion Designer’s Handbook and Fashion Kit, call to reserve space or book on line, (201) 944-3311
When: Sunday, January 27th, 2pm to 4pm, $26 per person, ages 7 and up
Where:  The Craft Lounge, 324 Broad Avenue, Leonia

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