Check Out These Weekend Activities for Your Family
This column brings you the best bets of the weekend for Bergen County families
Glad you checked out our Grab & Go Kids Planner! Each week, we give you the info on the five best family activities or events for the week. You're time-pressed enough, so we're happy to do the research and find the best things to do and places to go, both locally and within reasonable striking distance.
Where/When: Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th St., Fair Lawn; Friday and Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m.
Why Go: The Old Library Theatre is presenting Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella. After the show, children of all ages will be able to meet and take pictures with the cast, and get autographs.
Pricing: General admission is $20, students and seniors are $18, and children under 12 are $10
Where/When: All American Ford, 520 River St., Hackensack; 1-3 p.m. Saturday
Why Go: Meet and get a free autograph with Kurt Pelligrino, the american mixed martial artist. He is currently competing in the lightweight division of the UFC.
3. Breakfast with "The Schmoozer"
Where/When: Temple Beth Sholom, 40-25 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn; 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Sunday
Why Go: Temple Beth Sholom Men's Club presents "A Schmooze and a Schmear" with Steve Somers—called "The Schmoozer" in his role as a WFAN Radio 660 Sportscaster. Enjoy a light breakfast while you listen to The Schmoozer talk about sports and answer your questions. Reservations are requested. For more information or to make a reservation, call Temple office at 201 797-9321 or email TBSFR99@gmail.com.
Pricing: $10 per person, children under 10 are free
4. Magic Show with Jason Bishop
Where/When: Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Rd, Paramus; 3 p.m. Saturday
Why Go: From his breathtaking Double Levitation to his cutting edge Op-Art and Plasma illusions, Jason Bishop features stunning and original state of the art magic, delivered with a modern energy and an outstanding soundtrack. Visit Bishop's website.
Pricing: $25 general; $15 seniors and shildren under 17; $10 BCC students
5. Fight Autism Spaghetti Dinner
Where/When: Westwood Community Center, 55 Jefferson Ave, Westwood; 5 p.m. Saturday
Why Go: The second annual spaghetti dinner to help fight autism includes food, silent auctions, games, raffles and more. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Pricing: $15 for adults, $10 for children ages 5-16, children under 5 free