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BUSINESS, EDUCATION & ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS
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Starlight Dance Center – Upcoming Classes:
Your New Year’s Resolution… Dance and add fun to you life! Starlight is starting Brand New Group classes for Total Beginners:
Wednesday, January 29th – 8:30 pm to 9:20 pm – Salsa & Bachata – 4-week course, $ 45 for all 4 weeks pp.
Thursday, January 30th – 7:30 pm to 8:20 pm – Foxtrot & Swing – 4-week course, $ 45 for all 4 weeks pp.
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4-week course classes. D.A.N.C.E. is available in different flavors. Pick yours:
Tuesday, February 4, 11, 18, 25 – 7:30 pm to 8:20 pm – Rumba & Waltz – $45 for all 4 weeks pp.
Wednesday, February 5, 12, 19, 26 – 8:30 pm to 9:20 pm – Salsa & Bachata – $45 for all 4 weeks pp.
Thursday, February 6, 13, 20, 27 – 7:30 pm to 8:20 pm – Foxtrot & Swing – $45 for all 4 weeks pp.
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Tempo! Music Therapy – Upcoming Events:
Thursday, January 30th & February 6, 13, 20, 27 – 10:15 am to 11:00 am –
Friday, January 31st & February 7, 14, 21, 28 – 10:00 am to 10:45 am –
Saturday, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 – 10:45 am to 11:30 am –

Music Together – Join us to sample a Music Together(TM) – class (ages birth-6). Each child participates at their own level in singing, moving, listening, watching, and exploring musical instruments. Any caregivers – parents, grandparents, nanny – can bring the children. The whole family is welcome for this music making experience. Choose your preferred date and please REGISTER HERE.
Tuesday, February 4, 11, 18, 25 – 4:30 pm to 5:25 pm – Rhythm Kids (R) – Rhythm Kids(R) is an exciting music, movement, and drumming class for children ages 5-8. Children will sing, dance, move, drum, and play to songs and beats from around the world while they integrate and assimilate rhythm in new ways.
Wednesday February 19th – 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm – Yoga/Reiki/Live Music – All are welcome to attend for an evening of restorative yoga, reiki, and live music. No previous experience is necessary and it is open to all levels as any yoga pose may be adapted to each person’s body. Enjoy a relaxing evening with an extended deep relaxation. There is no charge for this event, however, donations to our nonprofit will be accepted. Email us at info@tempotherapy.com or call us at (973) 661-2060 for more information and to RSVP for this event as registration is required and space is limited.

Pretty Handy – Upcoming Events:
Thursday, January 30th – 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm – Video Game Design Class – Sign up for our first ever video game design class! Taught by local expert, Chris Masullo. Age Range: 4th, 5th, 6th grades.
Monday, February 3rd – 10:30 am to 6:00 pm – Make Your Own Paper – Make your own paper from junk mail! Perfect for Valentine’s Day cards! Walk-in Craft: Pay $10 at the door. Work Time: Approximately 1 hour. 175 Franklin Avenue, Suite 202, Nutley.

The Oakley Kitchen – Upcoming Events:
Thursday, January 30th – 9:00 pm to 12:30 pm – Karaoakley till you say stop!
789 Bloomfield Avenue, Nutley, NJ 07110. Tel: 973-542-8676. Email: info@theoakleykitchen.com

Nutley Family Service Bureau – Upcoming Workshops:
Monday, February 3, 17 – 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm – Women helping Women – Share your strengths and challenges while receiving support in a safe and compassionate environment. Please join our group exclusively for women to gain support and share feelings common to women in the middle years of life. Nutley Family Service Bureau, 155 Chestnut Street, Nutley, NJ 07110. Please call NFSB at 973-667-1884 to register. This group is FREE and will be facilitated by Staela Keegan, LCSW, LCADC. DOWNLOAD FLYER.
Tuesday, February 4, 18 – 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm – The Men’s Connection – A Group for Men in the Middle – The issues impacting men in the established years of their lives may be overwhelming: balancing work, marriage, family, children, aging parents, and additional pressures. There are too many responsibilities with too few resources and little support. Men easily can lose the essence of who they are as males and individuals. Men are stronger than they may think, and do not have to “go it” alone. They can benefit by both raising self-awareness and making common connections with others. Come join us for this open enrollment, on-going, support group for men, age 30-60. Led by Joe Armentano, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and therapist at NFSB. DOWNLOAD FLYER.
Wednesday, February 12, 26 – 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Families Coping with Addiction Support Group – When a family member has a substance use disorder, spouses, parents, siblings, and children often suffer in silence, living in turmoil as household stability and unity is negatively impacted by their family member’s progressive disease of addiction. Individuals caught up in a family member’s addiction are at risk for multiple life challenges, with social isolation and mental health problems among them. Destructive behavioral patterns such victimization, enabling and codependency can reinforce/ perpetuate the disease’s debilitating dynamics. If you are interested in learning how to break the cycle of dysfunctional relationship patterns associated with addiction, join us. Staela Keegan, MSW, LCSW, LCADC, facilitates this FREE support group which provides a confidential and psychologically safe environment for learning about: practicing self-care and non-judgmental detachment, reducing emotional reactivity, informed decision making, and resource options. 169 Chestnut Street, Nutley, NJ 07110. Open to all. Please call (973) 667-1884 for more information. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Nutley Educational Foundation (NEF) – “LIKE” Documentary Screening:
Tuesday, February 4th – 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm – The Nutley Educational Foundation, in Partnership with the Nutley Public School District, is Proud to Present a screening of the new documentary “LIKE – A Documentary About The Impact Of Social Media In Our Lives”. Make it dinner and a movie – Join us at Nutley High School for pizza at 6:00 pm. This film is appropriate for students in grades 5-12 and ALL parents. WATCH THE TRAILER. REGISTER HERE. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

Nutley Little Theatre – “Much Ado About Nothing”:
Friday, February 7, 14, 21 – 8:00 pm
Saturday, February 8, 15, 22 – 8:00 pm
Sunday, February 9, 16 – 2:00 pm
Thursday, February 20 – 8:00 pm
Saturday, February 22 – 2:00 pm
The original “rom-com” comes to NLT in Much Ado about Nothing, written by William Shakespeare and directed by Nutley resident Alex Oleksij. Beatrice and Benedick hate each other so much – they must be in love! With an opening night benefitting the Franklin Reformed Church. All performances are held at the theatre located at 47 Erie Place in the Erie Place Historic District of Nutley. You can BUY NLT TICKETS ONLINE or calling Brown Paper Tickets at 800.838.3006. Tickets are $20 with matinee discounts for students and seniors.

Good Vibes Yoga – Practice For Amanda And Danny:
Saturday, February 15th – 3:15 pm – Tragedy has struck the local Nutley community as 29 year old Amanda Russo and her 7-year-old son Danny perished in a fire at the family’s home in Nutley. We have a chance as a yoga community to come together in effort to support this family in wake of this. 4 Yoga classes will be offered. 2 will be a HOT Vinyasa class & 2 will be a NON HOT Beginner/gentle Vinyasa class (VIEW DETAILS). Any donation amount will be accepted but we suggest an amount of $20, especially if taking a yoga class. Donation bin will be left out at the studio from this weekend all the way til the day of the event if one can’t make it but would like to donate. there will be a Satsang (or gathering) where Lou Redmond, who attended middle school and High School with Amanda, will lead a metta meditation and then Cristin Shea will lead us in a traditional chanting exercise used in yoga as a sort of affirmation, or prayer, in hopes to ease the suffering of those effected by this tragedy. This portion does not cost anything or require any reservation. DOWNLOAD FLYER.

 

NUTLEY COMMUNITY EVENTS
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Township Of Nutley – Green Nutley & The Nutley Farmers Market:
Sunday, February 9th – 1:30 pm to 5:30pm – Vincent Methodist Church, 100 Vincent Place, Nutley. Green Nutley and the Nutley Farmers Market invite you to our 2020 Winter Market Place, Nutley! Bonus: Winter Walk! Meet at 12:30pm in front of Vincent Church for a scenic 3-mile walk that ends back at the Winter Market. Our Winter Market will feature a variety of local foods, handmade products, community organizations, and live music…a bright spot in winter for shoppers from town and our surrounding communities. LEARN MORE & RSVP.

Nutley Public Library – Upcoming Events:
Saturday, February 1, 22, 29 – 11:00 am – Drop-in Craft – Stop by the Children’s Room to make a craft to take home. For all ages while supplies last! No registration required.
Monday, February 3rd – 7:00 pm – DISH! The Monday Night Cookbook Club – Each month patrons will choose, prepare at home, and share a DISH! From a selected cookbook. We will then gather to sample each others recipes, discuss our cooking techniques and share stories and cultures.
Monday, February 3rd – 6:45 pm – Hooked on Books Reading Club – Discuss a book, play games and enjoy snacks! For students entering grades 4-6. On-line registration is required. Please read prior to attending the meeting.
Tuesday, February 4, 11, 18, 25 – 9:30 am & 10:45 am – Winter & Spring Story Times-Babygarten – Ages 0-23 months. Children and caregivers enjoy books, rhymes and play time!
Tuesday, February 4, 11, 18, 25 – 1:00 pm – Play Bridge and Mahjong – No registration required.
Wednesday, February 5, 12, 19, 26 – 10:30 am – Winter & Spring Story Times. Preschool – 3-5 years old. Children and caregivers enjoy books, rhymes and play time!
Wednesday, February 5, 12, 19, 26 – 1:00 pm – Wednesday Afternoon Knitters – Come share your love of knitting and crocheting with both beginning and experienced knitters. Meet fellow knitters, brush-up on your skills, and learn some new techniques. Please bring your own supplies. This group meets every Wednesday.
Friday, February 7, 14, 21, 28 – 10:30 am – Winter & Spring Story Time. Two-Year-Olds – Children and caregivers enjoy books, rhymes and play time!
Saturday, February 8th – 11:00 am – Video Game Free Play – Play Nintendo Switch games on the big screen! All skills levels welcome. No registration required.
Monday, February 10th – 5:30 pm – LEGO Play Time – Meet up with other LEGO fans, learn from a LEGO expert and do fun building projects each month! For grades K-5. No registration required.
Wednesday, February 12th – 3:00 pm – Teen Video Game Club – For grades 6-12.
Friday, February 14th – 3:00 pm – Teen Make & Take Valentine’s Day Craft – No registration required. While supplies last. For Grades 6-12.
Saturday, February 15th – 10:30 am – STEAM Story Time – Explore science, technology, engineering, art and math with stories and hands-on activities! No registration required. For all ages. 10:30 am: Techsplorers. Explore technology and STEM subjects with Mr. L. Each month we’ll work on a different project: coding, building, programming and more! Open to grades 3-6.
Winter Break Events:
Tuesday, February 18th – 11:00 am – LEGO & Games (All ages).
Wednesday, February 19th – 11:00 am – Craft Day (All ages).
Wednesday, February 19th – 3:00 pm – Teen Manga & Anime Club. For grades 7-12.
Thursday, February 20th – 2:00 pm – Family Movie Day (Rated PG Film).
Friday, February 21st – 1:00 pm – Video Game Free Play (All skill levels).
Saturday, February 22nd – 11:00 am – LEGO Play Time – Free play with LEGOs! For ages 5 and up. No registration required.
Monday, February 24th – 6:00 pm – Dungeons & Dragons – Open to grades 6-8. Sign-up at Children’s Desk.
Selected Fridays – 3:15 pm – Origami Fridays – Join artist Nobuko Okabe and make a beautiful paper creation on select Friday afternoons. Registration is not required.