FEBRUARY 2023

(VA) Children’s Museum of Richmond, BILINGUAL STORY TIME, every Thursday at 10:30 AM. Ages 0-8 and their caregivers. Children’s Museum of Richmond – Downtown, 2626 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220804. 474.7000, info@cmorva.org. Join us Thursday in October for a bilingual story time in the Downtown Playhouse! We’ll sing, dance, read and learn Spanish! Free with Museum admission. www.cmorva.org.

(VA) Children’s Museum of Richmond, SPECIAL NIGHTS, ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­every third Friday of the month from 5-7 pm, alternating between our Downtown and Chesterfield locations; first Special Night of 2023 takes place Downtown. All ages. Children’s Museum of Richmond – Downtown, 2626 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220 & Chesterfield, 6629 Lake Harbour Drive, Midlothian, VA 23112, 804.474.7000, info@cmorva.org. The Children’s Museum is excited to host a FREE night for families with children with disabilities on the third Friday of each month from 5:00-7:00 pm. The event will be open for registration about a week prior to each event. Free. www.cmorva.org.

(VA) Children’s Museum of Richmond, TUTUS & TIES, Every Tuesday at 2:00 PM. Ages 0-8 and their caregivers. Children’s Museum of Richmond – Downtown, 2626 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220, 804.474.7000, info@cmorva.org/. Movement and Play are good for children’s bodies and brains. In fact, movement can help increase memory, perception, language comprehension, attention, emotional understanding, and decision making! Join us in the Downtown Playhouse where we’ll dress up and move! Free with Museum admission. www.cmorva.org.

(NJ) Montclair State Arena, PUBLIC SKATE SCHEDULE, All ages. Montclair State Arena, 1 Arena Drive, Little Falls, NJ 07424, 973-746-7744, info@montclairstatearena.om. Monday Mornings: 7:10-8:30 am; Monday-Friday, 12:40-2:00 pm; Friday Nights: 9:00-11:00 pm; Saturdays: 1:30-2:50 pm; Sundays: 4:00-5:30 pm. Fee: $20 includes skate rental. Open skating for all ages. Dress warmly. www.montclairstatearena.com.

(NJ) New Jersey State Museum, SMALL EXPLORERS, 2nd Saturday of each month through June 2023, 9:45 or 11:00 am, Ages: 0 to 5 years, NJ State Museum, 205 W. State Street, Trenton, NJ 08060, njsmfsmallexplorers@gmail.com. Small Explorers is a FREE program for children 5 and under and their families to assist with developing school-readiness. Every month we explore a new theme through storytelling, museum objects, crafts, games, and playtime! Program takes place in-person in the Museum from October June. Two sessions to choose from: 9:45 or 11:00 am. Space is limited, registration required. Registration link available each month on the Museum’s website or Facebook page. Free.  www.statemuseum.nj.gov.

(PA) York County History Center, HOMESCHOOL DAYS, 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month, through May 2023. Sessions generally run from 11 a.m. to noon, with additional sessions added as needed based on interest. Elementary age students. Agricultural and Industrial Museum, 217 W. Princess Street, York PA 17401, 717-848-1587, schools@yorkhistorycenter.org, $5 per student, adults admitted free. Each Homeschool Day at the York County History Center features a different student-centered workshop led by our museum staff and free time to explore our museum and interactive exhibits. Programs are designed for elementary school-age students but younger and older siblings are welcome to participate. Your family will be encouraged to work together, ask questions, and engage with our museum’s STEAM content! www.yorkhistorycenter.org.

(MD) February 1, 2023, HIDDEN HIBERNATORS, 9:00 am to 11:30 am. Recommended for Grades K-2. Masonville Cove Environmental Education Campus, 1000 Frankfurst Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21226, 410-354-7180, vbandell@livingclassrooms.org. Now you see them, now you don’t!  Where did they go?  Learn about the mysteries of hibernation and the magic of camouflage in these hands-on explorations. Students will try to successfully prepare for winter and hide in plain sight as they learn about our hidden hibernators. $20/participant. www.masonvillecove.org

(NJ) February 4, 2023, HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWSPART 2 IN CONCERT, 2:00 pm. Ages event for: At parent’s discretion. New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center Street, Newark, NJ 07102, (800) 255-3476, information@njsymphony.org. The final battle begins. You can experience Harry Potter and the Deathly HallowsPart 2 in a way you’ve never seen it before! The New Jersey Symphony performs Alexandre Desplat’s iconic score as the film is projected onto a high-definition screen that puts you in the middle of the action. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to witness Harry and his friends face off for the last time against their foes. Tickets start at $39. WIZARDING WORLD and all related trademarks, characters, names, and indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Publishing Rights © JKR. (s22). https://www.njsymphony.org/.

(OH) February 20, 2022, ABRAHAM LINCOLN AND CIVIL WAR PROGRAM, 1pm, Recommended 6 and older, Ernest Warther Museum, 331 Karl Avenue, Dover, Ohio 44622, 330-505-6003, info@warthermuseum.com. Mooney Warther greatly admired Abraham Lincoln and across his lifetime, he amassed quite a collection about him. In this program, we will dive into the artifacts that we possess featuring Lincoln, the Civil War, and one very special Lincoln photograph. Cost: $12 for students/ $20 for adults.  warthermuseum.com.

(NJ) February 24, 2023, THE BEST OF JOHN WILLIAMS, 8:00 pm. Count Basie Center for the Arts, 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank, NJ 07701, (800) 255-3476, information@njsymphony.org. Celebrate the music of iconic composer John Williams as your New Jersey Symphony brings to life some of his most legendary film scores. Relive the magic themes of Harry Potter, Jaws, Star Wars, Jurassic Park and more! Hearing Williams’ music performed live is a true symphonic treat. Invite your family and friends for an awesome concert experience. Tickets start at $20. https://www.njsymphony.org/. Please note: John Williams will not be in attendance for these performances. This concert features selections from John Williams’ scores; no film projection.

(NJ) February 25, 2023, THE BEST OF JOHN WILLIAMS, 8:00 pm New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center Street, Newark, NJ 07102. (800) 255-3476, information@njsymphony.org. Celebrate the music of iconic composer John Williams as your New Jersey Symphony brings to life some of his most legendary film scores. Relive the magic themes of Harry Potter, Jaws, Star Wars, Jurassic Park and more! Hearing Williams’ music performed live is a true symphonic treat. Invite your family and friends for an awesome concert experience. Tickets start at $20. https://www.njsymphony.org/. Please note: John Williams will not be in attendance for these performances. This concert features selections from John Williams’ scores; no film projection.

(NJ) February 26, 2023, THE BEST OF JOHN WILLIAMS, 3:00 pm. State Theatre New Jersey, 15 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, (800) 255-3476, information@njsymphony.org. Celebrate the music of iconic composer John Williams as your New Jersey Symphony brings to life some of his most legendary film scores. Relive the magic themes of Harry Potter, Jaws, Star Wars, Jurassic Park and more! Hearing Williams’ music performed live is a true symphonic treat. Invite your family and friends for an awesome concert experience. Tickets start at $20. https://www.njsymphony.org/. Please note: John Williams will not be in attendance for these performances. This concert features selections from John Williams’ scores; no film projection.