Here’s my curated list of events in our area including Easter Bunny visits, Egg-Stravaganza at the YMCA, live music on both sides of town, HeART in Motion Classes, goat yoga, a gardening workshop plus many other unique virtual events such as Art of Motion Dance Theatre’s SIX SOLOS: Legend, Myth & Nature. Also, check out the COMING SOON events which include Healthbarn’s Edible Garden Workshop Series, Ridgewood Conservancy’s Celebrate Spring kids event at The Stable, Ridgewood Art Institute’s 68th Annual Sponsor Show, the Annual Friends of the Ridgewood Library Author Luncheon – and so much more. For many of the upcoming events, space is limited, so register now!
In addition, I’ve created a separate page with a list of places to donate much needed food, baby supplies, toiletries, accessories, shoes and coats. Click here to go to my places to DONATE page: nwbergen.com/donate.
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Friday, April 2nd
LIVE MUSIC with Laura G, 6:30-9:30pm, Steel Wheel Tavern in Ridgewood
‘The Gilded Age Mansions of the Jay Gould Family, Railroad Dynasty’ Webinar with live Q & A, 7:00-8:30pm, Virtual Event
HeART in Motion Beginner Ballet (for adults), 7:30-8:30pm, at HeART in Motion Studio in Ridgewood
LIVE MUSIC with Jay Mickens, 10:00pm-1:00am, Steel Wheel Tavern in Ridgewood
Saturday, April 3rd
DONATE – Drive Thru Food Drive, 9:00am-12:00pm, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Ridgewood
EASTER EGG-STRAVAGANZA by Ridgewood YMCA – Face painting, arts & crafts, planting, special treats, AND Easter Bunny visits! 9:00-11:00am, YMCA in Ridgewood
HeART in Motion Power Vinyasa Flow Yoga ONLINE (for adults), 9:00-10:00am, Ridgewood Virtual Event
Goat Yoga with Totes Goats, 10:00-11:00am, at Stumpy’s in Upper Saddle River – Space is limited – Register Now!
EASTER Egg Hunt and Easter Bunny visits, 11:00am-12:00pm, West Side Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood
Discovery Pop-Up Program: The Birds of Central Park, 11:00am-1:00pm, Charles A. Dana Discovery Center Plaza in Central Park, New York City
Louvre Museum Live Interactive Virtual Tour with live Q & A at the end, 11:00am-12:00pm, Virtual Event
A Bunny Hop EASTER Celebration by Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce and HeART in Motion with Easter Bunny visits, 12:00-2:00pm, downtown Ridgewood
Seed Starting and Plant Selection Workshop by MEVO Urban Farm, 1:00-3:00pm, at Campgaw Mountain Reservation in Mahwah
LIVE MUSIC with Mychal Kelly, 2:00-5:00pm, at MacMurphy’s Irish Pub in Ridgewood
Women Artists of the French Impressionism Art Tour – Live Virtual Tour, 2:30pm, Virtual Event
Virtual Conversation with feature film, MANK, Star Amanda Seyfried by American Cinematheque, 5:00-6:00pm, Virtual Event
LIVE MUSIC with Shane Ashen, 6:30-9:30pm, Steel Wheel Tavern in Ridgewood
MAGIC FOR HUMANS at HOME with Justin Willman (Justin is a regular on the Tonight Show, Ellen, and Comedy Central), 7:00 – 8:00pm, Virtual Event
Virtual Q&A with feature film, MANK, Cinematographer, Production & Costume Designers by American Cinematheque, 8:00-9:00pm, Virtual Event
LIVE MUSIC with Peter Hart, 10:00pm-1:00am, Steel Wheel Tavern in Ridgewood
Sunday, April 4th – The Easter Bunny visits – HAPPY EASTER!!
Ramsey Farmer’s Market , 10:00am-1:00pm, Main Street Train Station in Ramsey
LIVE MUSIC with Chloe Bee, 12:30-3:30pm, Steel Wheel Tavern in Ridgewood
Michelangelo’s Vatican & Sistine Chapel Virtual Tour with Licensed Guide (with live Q & A), 1:00-2:00pm, Virtual Event
LIVE MUSIC with Laura G, 3:30-6:30pm, Steel Wheel Tavern in Ridgewood
ONGOING and COMING SOON Events
Reel Voices by Ridgewood Library Movie Screening – “Food Coop” & Live Virtual Q&A with Director Tom Booth, Wed, April 7th, Virtual Event
Zoom Conversation with Anne Lamott to discuss her new book, Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage, Thurs, April 8th, 7:00pm, Virtual Event
‘Pennsylvania Station: The Most Beautiful Train Station Ever Built’ Webinar with live Q & A, Thurs, April 8th, 7:00-9:00pm, Virtual Event
Edible Garden Workshop: 5-Week Series with Stacey Antine, Sat mornings (beginning April 10th), 9:00-10:30am, at Healthbarn USA in Ridgewood – Space is Limited – Register Now!
NJ Audubon – Investigating with iNaturalist join the crew of naturalists to explore the woods, Sat, April 10th, 1:00-2:00pm, New Jersey Audubon’s Lorrimer Nature Sanctuary in Franklin Lakes – Pre-Registration Required – Register Now!
Stop Asian Hate – Ridgewood Rally, Sat, April 10th, 2:00pm, Van Neste Square in Ridgewood
Ridgewood Art Institute 68th Annual Sponsor Show, April 10th – May 7th, Opening Reception Weekend is Sat, April 10th and Sun, April 11th ( 2 – 5 PM ), Gala Drawing: Fri, May 7th (8 PM Sharp)
5K for Hunger hosted by RHS Fitness Club in partnership with Y Wellness Now and RHS Team LEADS to benefit the Community Food Bank of New Jersey – Week of April 11th – Virtual Event – Register Now!
Virtual Movie Night Screening of Bombardier Blood by Allendale Supports Hemophilia (ASH), Wed, April 14th, 7:00-8:30pm, Virtual Event – Register Now!
Celebrate Spring at the Children’s Sensory & Butterfly Garden by Conservancy for Ridgewood Public Lands, Sun, April 18th, 2021, 12:00-2:00pm at The Stable in Ridgewood – Register Now!
Outdoor Concert – Frontiers (“The Ultimate Journey Tribute Band”), presented by Y Arts in the Community, Sun, April 25th, 3:00pm, Outdoor Stage at Family YMCA in Wyckoff – Register Now!
Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience – Tickets available for August and September 2021 – New York City (location to be announced)
What did we miss? Do you know of any other weekend events in our area (Ridgewood area or in NW Bergen County)? Let us know in the comments below or email email@example.com.
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