@ Bridgewater Library
Lots of fun programs for kids and teens at the library this month – check us out!
Toddler Time (For Ages 18 months-36 months) Wednesdays, and Fridays at 10:00 a.m.
Baby Time (For ages birth - 18 months) Thursdays 9:30 a.m.
Pajama Time (all ages) Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. (PJs optional)No Registration Required for any of these. Join us for stories, songs, movement and fun!
Click HERE to register for these programs.
Around the Community:
STEAM PLAYS PROJECT
a collection of plays inspired by science, technology, engineering,
arts, and mathematics
Magnet Arts School performances developed in collaboration with Princeton’s McCarter Theatre Center and NJIT’s Theatre Program
WHEN: June 2nd through 4th, and June 9th through 11th at 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Middlesex County Vocational Technical School auditorium, 112 Rues Lane, East Brunswick
TICKETS: Pre-sale tickets can be purchased by firstname.lastname@example.org, $15 for adults and $5 for students.
Tickets at the door are $17 for adults and $7 for students. Teachers and administrators K through 12 are free.
The show will run approximately two hours with intermission.
Free parking at the venue.
Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools The STEAM Plays Project is a collection of performances developed and created by the students at MCVTS Theatre, in collaboration with McCarter Theatre Center and NJIT Theatre Program. The students spent the 2015-2016 school year exploring individual senses of identity and creating pieces inspired by
and developed with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) tools and ideas. By adding “Arts” to the STEM equation, a “STEAM”-powered way of thinking emerges.
Four original pieces will premiere in this production:
All Possibilities As True, written by guest artist Jessica Dickey, forces a bunch of teenagers to face their greatest fears during a during a quantum mechanics lecture in their physics classroom.
Packing, by MCVTS Junior Michael Villanueva, deals with the friction between two friends when one of them has to move to a predominantly white suburb.
Support Group for Weirdos, written by guest artist Nathan Alan Davi, is a dark comedy of three high school outcasts who band together with the help of a prosthetic arm.
ID is a devised piece of theatre created by the sophomore and junior students that explores personal disconnection, fears, and aspirations surrounding the idea of America.
The pieces will feature four projectors, a live camera feed, kinect technology, robotics, movable lights, and wearable tech, all of it developed by students under the guidance of several resident artists.
SEUSSICAL Saturday, June 11, 2016, at 10AM
Theatreworks USA For ages 5 & up
"Oh, the thinks you can think" when Dr. Seuss' best-loved characters and stories hit the stage in this unforgettable musical. The noble Horton the Elephant, the one-feathered bird Gertrude McFuzz and the antics of the Cat in the Hat steal the spotlight!WHERE: Paper Mill Playhouse, 22 Brookside Drive, Millburn
TICKETS: All tickets are only $12.75.
Tickets may be purchased by calling 973-376-4343, or at the Paper Mill Box Office on Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at www.papermill.org.
A SPECIAL AUTISM-FRIENDLY PRESENTATION
HENRY AND MUDGE Sunday, June 12, 2016, at 10AM Theatreworks USA For ages 4 & up
Sometimes it's tough being a kid, but life is a lot easier and a lot more fun when you've got a great big canine buddy to share your adventures! Follow the exploits of Henry and Mudge in this musical based on Cynthia Rylant's best-selling books.
An Autism-Friendly Performance planned in cooperation with the Paper Mill Autism Advisory Team. “Meet Your Seat” Open House Friday, June 10, 2016, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Major funding for autism-friendly programs is provided by the Merck Foundation, with additional support from C.R. Bard Foundation, The Karma Foundation, MetLife Foundation, Nordstrom, and PSEG Foundation.
Looking for more fun ideas to do with your family? Take a look at: “MOMMY POPPINS-NJ”, “FREE FAMILY FUN NJ” and FUN LINKS FOR FAMILIES -- EVENT LISTINGS (see list on the right side of the blog).
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