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Wings of Life: Mind, Body, Spirit Expo – 10am- 5pm. The largest holistic expo of its kind in New Jersey. Dozens of practitioners in every alternative medicine

specialty available; psychic fair

includes a variety of mediums and experienced readers. Includes 100 vendors and 18 workshops. Best Western/Regency House Hotel, Rte 23N, Pompton Plains.


Sitar Recital – 12-5pm. Monroe Theater Space, 720 Monroe St, Hoboken.

TUESDAY, APRIL 2 Healing Meditation – 7:30-8:30pm. During this guided meditation session experience the effects of positive energy that group healing can have. Learn to feel your body’s energy and how to channel it to benefit others. Donations. Secaucus Public Library, Panasonic Rm, 139 Paterson Plank Rd, Secaucus. 201-30-2083. Secaucus.


Field Station: Dinosaurs Opening Day – Apr 3 & 4. 10am-6pm. Family attraction that combines cutting-edge science with the creativity of artists and teachers to create a thrilling, educational and fun experience. Some 30 animatronic prehistoric creatures move when approached, and a trail offers paleontology exhibits and a mock fossil dig. $25, $20/seniors & ages 3-12. One Dinosaur Way, Exit 15X NJ Turnpike, Laurel Hill Park, Secaucus. 855-999-9010.

Music Among Books – 3-5pm. Harpist Elaine Christy performs. Free. New Jersey City University, Congressman Frank J. Guarini Library, Fl 4, 2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City. 201-200-2000.

Yoga for Dudes – Apr 3, 10, 24. 7-8:15pm. For athletic guys or guys that were athletes and want to get back to feeling great again. Learn the fundamentals of poses. $25/drop-in, exact cash only. Uptown Studio, Four 14th St, Sovereign Bldg, Hoboken. 201-683-8818.

The Winter’s Tale – Apr 5-21, Fri-Sun. 7:30pm, Fri; 3pm. Sat & Sun. Shakespeare’s tale is a magical journey of loss, renewal and the promise of spring. Come 30 min early to join an Actors Shakespeare Company actor in the lobby for a brief discussion to jumpstart the play for you. $30, $25/seniors, students; under 15/pay your age. West Side Theater, 285 West Side Ave, Jersey City. 201-200-2390. Box office:

heart rate, percentage of oxygen in the blood, peak flow/respiratory, Body Mass Index (BMI), sugar and cholesterol. Free. Lady of Fatima Church, 8016 Kennedy Blvd, N Bergen.

Palisades Meet-Up Clean-Up – 10am-1pm. Volunteer cleanup project with the Appalachian Mountain Club. The Park will provide trash bags, litter sticks, rubber gloves and treats. Free. Ross Dock Picnic Area, Edgewater or Englewood Cliffs entrances, PIP exit 1, Fort Lee. Info: 201- 768-1360 x 110.


Floral Arranging Class – Apr 11 & 25. 7-9pm. For first timers and/or those that just want to try their hand again. Take this class as many times as you like. $125 includes flowers and use of tools. Monroe Center for the Arts, 720 Monroe St, Ste C406, Hoboken. Register 1 wk prior: 908-221- 0007.


10th Annual American Girl Fashion Show – Apr 6 & 7. 10:30am & 3pm each day. Proceeds used to support children’s programs and exhibitions. Each show is a 2-part runway show, highlighting the historical characters and their stories as well as contemporary fashions. Ice cream social during intermission. $45. Newark Museum, 49 Washington St, Newark. 973-596-6550. Tickets:

BASF Kids’ Lab: Playful Polymers – 10:45- 11:30am,

11:45am-12:30pm, 1:30-2:15pm.

Explore how polymers behave using some common household ingredients. The slimy creation is yours to keep. Free with paid admission. Liberty Science Center, Liberty State Park, 222 Jersey City Blvd, Jersey City. 201-200-1000. RSVP:

Community Health Screening – 11am-4pm. Screenings and information on blood pressure, heart rate, percent of oxygen in the blood, peak flow/respiratory, Body Mass Index (BMI), sugar, cholesterol, oral cancer, breast exams and eye exams. Free. Grove Reformed Church, 1132 46th St, N Bergen. Info, Joanne Riggs: 201-854-5793.

Interactive Story Telling – 2pm. Julie Pasqual tells stories of magic and merriment as her young audience members help her by clapping, singing and lots of body movement. Hoboken Public Library, 500 Park Ave, Hoboken. 201-420-2280.


Run Like Hell-th 5K Run & 1M Wellness Walk – 9am. $22, 5K/1M by Apr 5; $19, 5K Usatf-NJ by Apr 5. Stephen R. Gregg Bayonne Park, Avenue A, 37th St, north through 48th St, Bayonne. Register:

Community Health Screening – 9am-3:30pm. Screenings and information on blood pressure,

Bikers Rally for Brain Injured Children – 12pm. Sponsored by New Jersey Elks. The ride ends in Old Bridge with music, vendors and more. Proceeds benefit special needs children of the Sayreville B.I.C. Camp and Camp Robin in Old Bridge. Bayonne Elks Lodge, 364 Broadway, Bayonne. $20/person. For more info: 732-316 1953 or

Hoboken Hoedown – 7pm. A benefit event for the Hoboken Historical Museum. A variety of dance music, with a few line dances and a spotlight Mile Square Dance with a live square dance caller. Food by Anthony David Catering, an open saloon, and authentic Italian pastries and cakes. $125. Elks Club, 1005 Washington St, Hoboken.


Walk MS 2013 – 10am. Come together to walk and raise funds to work towards ending MS. The dollars raised support life-changing programs and cutting-edge research. Every participant is asked to raise or donate. Liberty State Park, 1 Audrey Zapp Dr, Jersey City. More info & register:


Castle Point Anime Convention – 9am-10pm. Created and organized by the Stevens Anime Club, the Convention aims to promote anime, manga and Japanese culture, as well as providing a fun experience. $12/preregister, $15/at door. Stevens Institute

of Technology, 600 River

Terrace, Hoboken. CastlePointAnime2013.


Holistic Health & Wellness Expo – 6:30- 9:30pm. Demos, handouts, raffles, complimen- tary intro classes and services. Includes vendors: acupuncture,

chiropractic, hypnotherapist, hot

yoga, Isagenix, jewelry, essential oils, massage, nutrition and raw food. 45 Park Ave, Rutherford. Entrance Fee: $10 advance, $15 at door. More in- fomation:

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