Space! The Cosmos for Kids: Turtle Dance Music (Ages 2 and up)

Kids Place at Bellevue Avenue Branch Library

No registration required.

Enjoy dancing, music technology and facts about our solar system to a thumping beat. Meet aliens from outer space, learn about the eight planets, join a rap battle about the sun and learn about the differences between revolution and rotation. The show is accompanied by sensory experiences designed to help kids learn and have fun at the same time. Turtle Dance Music is dedicated to furthering child development through arts-integration, music and entertainment.

 

Contact Information
  1. Deivis Garcia
  2. 973-744-0500
  3. youthservices@montclair.bccls.org
Sat, July 27
3:00 pm — 4:00 pm
Add to My Calendar 07/27/2019 3:00pm 07/27/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Space! The Cosmos for Kids: Turtle Dance Music (Ages 2 and up)

Kids Place at Bellevue Avenue Branch Library

No registration required.

Enjoy dancing, music technology and facts about our solar system to a thumping beat. Meet aliens from outer space, learn about the eight planets, join a rap battle about the sun and learn about the differences between revolution and rotation. The show is accompanied by sensory experiences designed to help kids learn and ...

185 Bellevue Ave. Montclair, NJ 07043

Bellevue Avenue Branch

185 Bellevue Ave.
Montclair, NJ 07043

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Nutley Matriarch Ruth Bedford, 101, Left the Community She Loved

August 19, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - News broke this morning that Township of Nutley matriarch Ruth Bedford passed away at the age of 101.

Nutley Mayor Dr. Joseph P. Scarpelli offered his remembrance of Bedford this morning, "Ruth Bedford was the matriarch of our Township. She volunteered many, many causes and organizations that she felt strongly about. She made a real difference in our community and will be ...

Nutley Educational Foundation Backpack Drive Is Ready for Back to School Season

NUTLEY, NJ - Nutley Educational Foundation's  (NEF) - Annual "We've Got Your Back" drive is helping future leaders get ready for the return to classes in September.

2019 marks the third year that NEF will provide Nutley Family Service Bureau* student clients with NEW unisex backpacks filled with new school supplies for the new school year. Donations ...

Charles W. Kucinski is Seeking Re-Election to the Nutley Board of Education

August 16, 2019

Charles W. Kucinski has announced his candidacy for re-election to the Nutley Board of Education. A seasoned veteran of the Nutley BOE, Charlie previously served from 1982-1997 and once again from 2010 to the present. During his tenure the district achieved improved ratngs and a much-needed balance between academics, the arts, and athletics.

Charlie is running for ...

Official Notice: Special Meeting of Nutley Board of Education

July 29, 2019

July 29, 2019

In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, P.L. 1975c.231, this is to advise that the Nutley Board of Education will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday August 8, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the Media Center of John H. Walker Middle School.

Upon opening the meeting, the Board will go into Closed Executive Session for an undetermined period of time for personnel matters and ...

Where Do We Start the Larger Conversation About Guns?

Let's talk about our rights and our freedoms.

How many were free to shop at a Wal-Mart last two Sundays ago without fear that El Paso copycat would announce himself with the staccato fire of an AR-15?

You saw the stampede in the theater district in New York City when a motorcycle backfired. And the evacuation of a Wal-Mart in Union because of a false report.

We may have freedoms, but ...

‘The Rainmaker’ Brings Mesmerizing Emotions to Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey

MADISON, NJ - “The Rainmaker” is a play that speaks to the heart and done with such elegance and simplicity that it is unforgettable.

Written by N. Richard Nash, this play isn’t often performed.  Under the guidance of Artistic Director Bonnie J. Monte, the story is beautifully rendered by a cast that works fluidly together. It speaks so specifically to our longings and ...

Glimmerglass Opera Tackles Racial, Class Issues

COOPERSTOWN, NY – Glimmerglass Opera Festival has an outstanding reputation for first-rate singers, strong orchestras and glittering productions.

This year, the company also takes on a number of issues that are relevant to our time. “Blue” stands out as an innovative study of racial bias, family and loss. With music by Jeanine Tesori and lyrics, as well as direction, by ...

Newark’s Water Crisis is As Much about Lack of Vision and Courage As It Is About Mismanagement and Malfeasance

August 19, 2019

Everyone knows it has always been a coveted desire to privatize Newark’s Water Department. The money such an agency would generate would be massive and would invite corruption. If you don’t believe me just look at what happened under the Newark Watershed Conservation and Development Corporation.

In 2013, an investigation by a State Comptroller revealed that there was ramped ...

An Open Letter to our Representative Mikie Sherrill, NJ-11

A lot of my friends, as well as myself, listen to the New York Times “The Daily” podcast and I was thrilled to post on Facebook Monday morning that our member of congress was the featured interview this week. It’s nice to see that you’re getting noticed and that can only help to gain attention for the things you want to accomplish for the district.

While I had some ...

Certified Nursing Assistant Charged With Killing Nursing Home Patient in Cedar Grove

August 19, 2019

Newark – Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, announced Friday that Certified Nursing
Assistant (CNA) Monique Beaucejour, 46, of Bloomfield has been charged with reckless manslaughter for
causing the death of 85-year-old Fannie McClain.

McClain, who previously lived in Bloomfield, was a resident at the Waterview Nursing Home located at 536
Ridge Road in Cedar ...

Fear and Anger Over Lead Water Crisis Drives Newark Residents to Get Tested

NEWARK, NJ - Newark residents converged on University Hospital in Newark to get free lead screenings, united by dread of the health effects of lead amid a water contamination crisis that has no end in sight.

"It's very dangerous, especially for our kids," said Empson Venturi, of the city's North Ward, as he left his screening on Saturday with his two young children in tow.

NJ Resident Ernie Hernandez Turns Fire Hoses Into Flag Art

August 20, 2019

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- "I feel proud when people like them and I like when I’m walking by and I see one of my flags on someone’s front porch […]. I do it because I feel proud being American and I feel proud of my flag and I love to see my artwork out and about," says retired police officer and part-time artist Ernie Hernandez, whose flag art has become his ...

Coast Guard’s Shark River Inlet Crew Rescues Missing Shipwreck Diver Off Asbury Park Coast

SHARK RIVER INLET, NJ — After being separated from her dive group while exploring an underwater shipwreck off Asbury Park this past Saturday, a New York City woman was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard about two miles away several hours later.

A Shark River Inlet Station reserve crew was called into action in a small response boat at 11:20 a.m. on August 17, following a distress call from ...

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Traffic Study for On3 Approved, Little League Champs, More at Nutley Board of Commissioners

August 19, 2019

NUTLEY, NJ - Parks and Recreation Commissioner Mauro G. Tucci announced during the Tuesday, Aug. 6, Board of Commissioners public meeting that the 13-year-old intermediate Little League team won both the State and Eastern Regional Championship.

The Little League team went on to play in California but lost. “They conducted themselves in a way we all should be very ...

NJ Governor Phil Murphy Joins Hackensack Meridian Health Team at Center for Discovery & Innovation Ribbon-Cutting

NUTLEY, NJ -- New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy joined Hackensack Meridian Health executives and VIPs at the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the state-of-the-art Center for Discovery and Innovation (CDI). The CDI facility is part of the ON3 complex, which also houses the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall, on the former location of Hoffman La Roche corporate ...

Sprinkle this on Your Watermelon: Chile Lime Salt

August 18, 2019

Give the sweet summer watermelon a whole new flavor profile with chile lime salt.

Marty Silverman, manager of Savory Spice Shop in Westfield, said the shop’s Peruvian Chile Lime Seasoning is a big seller.

The lime adds brightness and the chile gives the fruit it a savory kick. But don't underestimate the importance of salt in the combo.

“Growing up, my dad, brother and I ...

Shore Community Mourns the Loss of Shore Fire Grille Owner Timothy Kohlheim, 36

August 16, 2019

STAFFORD, NJ - Thursday night, the shore community lost one of their own, Shore Fire Grille owner, Timothy Kohlheim. 

At approximately 9:30 p.m. on August 15, the Stafford Township Police Department responded to a motor vehicle collision on Route 72 west in the area of Marsha Drive involving two vehicles.

Their preliminary investigation "indicates a 2015 ...

Official Notice: Special Meeting of Nutley Board of Education

July 29, 2019

July 29, 2019

In accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, P.L. 1975c.231, this is to advise that the Nutley Board of Education will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday August 8, 2019 at 6 p.m. in the Media Center of John H. Walker Middle School.

Upon opening the meeting, the Board will go into Closed Executive Session for an undetermined period of time for personnel matters and ...

Nutley Police Department Blotter Aug. 9 to Aug. 16, 2019

August 17, 2019

8/9/19

Property Damage – Florence Street – Response was made to the area regarding a report of a tree limb that had fallen causing property damage.  Once on scene, Officers observed a tree limb (Township tree) that landed on the back retaining wall causing damage to the top of the wall.  The estimated value to repair was unknown at the time of the report.  ...

The Jaffe Briefing - August 20, 2019

COLTS NECK – First, a word from America’s lousiest tipper. You may recall how state Sen. Declan O’Scanlon went on social media to out a customer at a Colts Neck restaurant who tipped only 74 cents on a $119 tab. Now, the tipper is telling the Asbury Park Press that he would have tipped even less, if that is possible. Even just a penny!  And why? The guy ...

New Jersey Has Been Lucky (So Far) with its Freshwater Algal Blooms. It Probably Won’t Last.

August 2, 2019

Environmentalists from around the state have rightly voiced their alarm over the spike in harmful algal blooms (HAB) plaguing freshwater bodies like Lake Hopatcong and Greenwood Lake this summer and called for more aggressive watershed management-based solutions.

MORE: Officials: Lake Hopatcong Harmful Algae Bloom Largest in State History

My 22 years of experience as a scientist ...

Should Mental Health be a Required Subject? New Jersey Legislators Announce Mental Health Curriculum Mandate

It is July.  We just had a heat wave.  The yellow bus is not clogging intersections and Staples has yet to air its joy-crushing commercial signaling it is time to purchase school supplies.  For the New Jersey education system, however, there is no such thing as “summer break.” Not when more than 1.3 million students enrolled in the 2,500+ elementary, middle and high ...

New Exhibition at Montclair Art Museum: Odyssey of the Venutian Soldiers

August 19, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ – Virgil Ortiz: Odyssey of the Venutian Soldiers, a new exhibition at the Montclair Art Museum (MAM), showcases a striking light-infused wall mural and dramatic videos created by famed Pueblo artist, Virgil Ortiz. 

A number of Oritz’s exquisite ceramic vessels and figurines, on which the artist painted comic-book and sci-fi imagery that shows a ...

Nutley Family Service Bureau's "The Garden Party" Benefit Set for September

NUTLEY, NJ – The Garden Party, a benefit for Nutley Family Service Bureau, is scheduled for Sunday, September 15th, 2019 from 4:00 -7:00 pm (rain or shine). The party features food from top local restaurants, an eclectic mix of jazz, classical, and contemporary music from The Attic, Vince Villanueva, Nutley School of Music, Bongiorno: Jazz Guitar Volunteers, and more.  Soak ...

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018)

 

Where the Crawdads Sing is Delia Owens’ first novel, although she and her husband have published three internationally acclaimed non-fiction books about Owens’ experiences as a wildlife scientist in Africa. Where the Crawdads Sing scored a Number 1 spot on the New York Times Bestseller List, winning ...

Clean and Lean by Ian K, Smith, M.D.

Clean and Lean by Ian K. Smith, M.D. (St. Martin’s Press, 2019)

 

I have battled the bulge my whole life. Most people have, especially as they get older. To help people like me, and to provide new information to those who have achieved the ideal body weight and muscle tone, Ian K. Smith, M.D. is back with his new book on good health habits, Clean and Lean. Once again, ...

The Killer Across the Table by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker

The Killer Across the Table by John Douglas and Mark Olshaker (William Morrow, 2019)

 

Why + How = Who

The formula above represents the manner in which criminal profilers assess the suspects in a serious crime. In the gripping new Douglas and Olshaker book, The Killer Across the Table, the authors write, “We study these people (criminals) not as psychologists or sociologists, ...

Obituaries

Mar 11, 1946 - Jul 17, 2019
James R. Matarazzo, Sr., 73, of North Caldwell, N.J., died on July 17, 2019. Visitation will be on ...
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Apr 30, 1941 - Feb 4, 2019
A musician who loved being outdoors and solving puzzles Daniel T. Meola. 77 of Nutley passed ...
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