Where’s YDKJ This Week? – May 5 thru May 11

by Alice Magdziak • May 4, 2018 • EventsComments (0)968

Want to know where we’re going each week so you can join us?  We get invited to events, hear about fun exhibits and are interested in lots of different places all the time.  Here’s what is on our radar this week. We can’t guarantee that we’ll go to all these places but there’s a good chance we’ll be at some of them.  Support local arts or get outside and do something with us!

Montclair Center Stage Music Festival

Saturday, May 5, Lackawanna Plaza, Montclair

This year, Montclair Center Stage Music Festival will kick off with a music festival on Saturday May5th Cinco de Mayo from 12PM-8PM on Lackawanna Plaza. The Montclair Center Stage will celebrate the tradition of Montclair Music with TWO stages of the best, young, emerging local talent and a special tribute to Montclair Music legend John Finnegan.

Tula Vera
Samad Thomas
John Finnegan and Friends
Rockstar Racecar
School of Rock Montclair
Ava Otterbein
Mariachi Sol Mixteco

Special guest Izabella the Amazing Hulahoops!
Ice Cream?eating competition starting at Kids 3:45PM Adults 4PM.
The event is free and will feature food, vendors, and beer from the Pig & Prince Restaurant.
Location: 1 lackawanna plaza

Rye Coalition at White Eagle Hall

Saturday, May 5, White Eagle Hall, Jersey City

Rye Coalition celebrate the one-year anniversary of White Eagle Hall with very special guests
Will Wood and the Tapeworms
The RocknRoll Hi Fives
Long Neck

DIY Radio at The Clash Bar

Saturday, May 5, Clash Bar, Clifton

DIY Radio at The Clash Bar
aBIRD – Montclair, NJ
Pioneer The Eel – Bloomfield, NJ
Bellerophon w/ Juan Silva Chile/Providence, RI
Ancient Babies Montclair, NJ

19th Century Baseball!

Sunday, May 6, Ringwood Manor, Ringwood

Batter up! Ringwood Manor is calling all baseball fans to come see America’s favorite pastime played according to 19th century rules and regulations. On Sunday, May 6th, watch the Flemington Neshanocks take on the Brandywine Base- errr…..scratch that. The Flemington Neshanocks are taking on Ringwood’s very own Miners team in a double header! Can’t stay for the whole day? No problem! Games begin with first pitches being tossed out at 11:00am and 1pm. Both teams play following the rules established in 1873, use period baseball equipment, and wear typical 19th century baseball uniforms. During the 7th inning stretch, hear a retelling of the classic baseball poem, Casey at the Bat. Free and open to the public! Bring your chair, a blanket, your picnic lunch, and cheer on your favorite team. We invite the public to come see how the game of baseball has evolved over 125 years! Hot dogs and refreshments will be available to purchase at the field. Steady rain cancels the event.

Kate Dressed Up / Jeff Linden Black Spot Society / Bobby Mahoney

Sunday, May 6, Scarlet Pub, New Brunswick

It’s Kate Dressed Up’s end of tour/Birthday show on May 6! Come celebrate!

Kate Dressed Up
Indie Folk

Jeff Linden and the Black Spot Society
Nautical folk

Bobby Mahoney and the Seventh Son
Alt Rock

21+ | 8pm | $5 for bands

Labor & Immigrants of Paterson Tour, May 9th, 2018

Wednesday, May 9, Botto House, Haledon

The Museum is proud to offer a “Labor & Immigrants of Paterson” bus tour on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018. Educators and the general public are invited to participate. Educators who attend will receive a Professional Development Certificate.

On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018, the tour begins with a 9AM guided visit of the American Labor Musuem/Botto House National Landmark. Immediately afterwards, participants will board the bus for a tour of the labor and immigrant heritage sites of Haledon and the City of Paterson. Sites significant to the 1913 Patesron Silk Strike will be highlighted, with stops at the Great Falls, Paterson Museum, and Lambert Castle Museum for guided tours. Period-costumed guides will provide historical narrative and and opportunity for discussion. A brown-bag lunch will be provided en route. The bus will return to the American Labor Museum/Botto House by 1PM.

The admission of $20 for Museum members and $25. for non-members includes lunch.

This project has been proudly supported by a grant from Investors Foundation, investorsbankfoundation.org.

For further information and to obtain a registration form, please call the Museum at (973) 595-7953 or email labormuseum@gmail.com.

Guffaws for PAWS 2018

Friday, May 11, First Congregational Church, Montclair

Please join us for a fun evening of comedy, complimentary refreshments, and a chance to win prizes. Performers include Sharon Simon, Host of Gay Pride Parade, Doug Adler, Comedy Time TV, and headliner Chris Monty, Kevin Can Wait, The Blacklist. First Congregational Church (Guild Room)
40 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair
The Guild Room is located in the back of the church.
Tickets $25 in advance, $30 cash at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased at PAWS adoption days and online.
Doors open 7:00pm for Basket Raffle and 50-50 Raffle tickets, buffet table and general admission Cabaret style seating. Show at 8:00pm. Prizes called 10:15PM. Feel free to BYO beer/wine.

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