NEW JERSEY

Sons Of Anarchy Convention/Meet & Greet (4/25-4/27) — Sheraton Parsippany, 199 Smith Rd., Parsippany • www.chillertheatre.com Several stars of the hit series Sons of Anarchy SAMCRO’s finest will be on hand at the upcoming Chiller Theatre convention, meet & greet w/Tommy Flannegan(Chibs), William Lucking (Piney), Christoher Douglas Reed (Filthy Phil) & Frank Potter (Miles) & more.

Monster Energy AMA Supercross (4/26) — MetLife Stadium, 1 MetLife Stadium Dr., East Rutherford• 201- 559-1515 800-745-3000 www.supercross.com Premier indoor motocross circuit, comprised of 17 races of heart-stopping action in some of the largest venues in North America. The best riders from across the globe, like champions Ryan Villopoto, James Stewart, Chad Reed, Ryan Dungey NJ native Justin Barcia seek to outrace each other on the sport’s most challenging courses. W/tight corners, fast straightaways, challenging rhythm sections, & vertigo-inducing jumps, these tracks pack excitement into every inch of dirt.

International Bar Athletes Federation Competition (4/26) — Teaneck Armory, 1799 Teaneck Rd., Teaneck • 718-825-2934 or 201-446-4462 www.IBAFCompetition.com This is a calisthenics (body weight) competition bet. Individuals to show who has the greatest physical capabilities. See athletes show off their skills as they compete in this athletic art form doing Pull ups, Push-ups, Dips, Freestyle & a Bonus Competition. Anyone can enter regardless of background & experience: gymnastics, break dancing, street workout or Cross-fit. A special halftime show plus food, beverages, prizes & free samples. Sponsored by Spinal Rehabilitation & Wellness Center. 9am-9pm

Beyond Rubik’s Cube (4/26) — Libertry Science Center, 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City • www.lsc.org
The Liberty Science Center will premiere Beyond Rubik’s Cube, a multi-sensory experience celebrating the 40th anniversary of the world’s bestselling puzzle toy. In three exhibit zones, invent, play, & inspire, visitors can examine first-hand how a small puzzle became a phenomenon that resonates w/a global audience & connects to fields across the spectrum of human creativity. Free w/paid adm.

Dating for a Cause Single Mingle (4/29) — Whole Foods Market, Princeton• 516-466-0212 www.eclecticeventsinc.com For the benefit Princeton’s Not-for-Profit Radio Staiton, WPBR. Don’t miss this unique event w/complimentary appetizers & beverages, fun ‘foodie’ icebreaker games including a scavenger hunt thru the store & lots of raffle prizes. 7:30pm

Women of the Dream Empower Young Afraican American Women (5/2-5/4) — Campbell Soup Company Headquarters, 1 Campbell Pl., Camden • 856-342-4800 www.womenofthedream.org. A day of workshops & discussions to make healthy choices in every aspect of their lives by providing personal growth & development services through 1-On-1 & group mentoring, workshops, & career development.

Hoboken Spring Arts & Music Festival (5/4) — Washington St., Observer Highway to 7th St., Contact: Hoboken Division of Cultural Affairs 201-420-2207 Featuring over 300 artists, sculptors, photographers & crafts people w/3 stages of live performance including a return performance by: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes; The Karyn Kuhl Band; The Coffin Daggers; Overlake; Of the Sea; & Preschool of Rock, & more.

The Red Bank International Flavour Festival (5/4) — White Street Parking Lot, Red Bank • www.acoollittletown.com The Flavour Fest is a family friendly event featuring international food, live music on two stages, wine & beer samplings in downtown Red Bank highlighting 25 of Red Banks finest restaurants & eateries who will be serving specialty International and All American menu items & vendors as well. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Monmouth Day Care Center and Red Bank Regional Buccaneer’s Athletic Foundation.

NJ Beer Festivals (5/10) — Garden State Brewfest, Mt Carmel Society Fairgrounds, 56 River Road, Berkeley Heights • www.gardenstatebrewfest.com Enjoy an afternoon of fresh, local micro brews, & live music! 2pm

Dating for a Cause Single Mingle ( 5/13) — Coloradeo Cafe, Watchung • 516-466-0212 www.eclecticeventsinc.com Join us for a special evening to benefit the Make a Wish Foundation. You’ll enjoy lots of icebreaker games, complimentary appetizers, raffle prizes & FREE admission to the club for the rest of the night. 7pm

Dating for a Cause Single Mingle (5/17) — NJ Food Bank, Hillside • 516-466-0212 www.eclecticeventsinc.com At this popular Single Mingle you will enjoy a delicious continental breakfast, icebreaker games & raffle prizes. Then we will work together as a team in the warehouse to help pack cans for families w/food insecurity. Its a great chance to meet singles & help a great charity simultaneously! 10am

Saint George Greek Orthodox Church Festival (5/17-5/19) — 1101 River Road, Piscataway • www.stgeorgepiscataway.org This annual three-day-event attracts thousands of people each year who come to enjoy a taste of Greek culture w/homemade Greek food, live music, traditional Greek Folk Dancing, & Church tours. Free parking and shuttle service is available at the Church and Rutgers Stadium.

3rd Annual Electric Daisy Carnival (5/24 & 5/25) — 1 MetLife Stadium Dr., East Rutherford • 201-559-1515 www.electricdaisycarnival.com With its boundary pushing, creative production, fireworks, larger than life art installations, full-scale carnival rides & more, the show will completely transform the grounds into an audiovisual playground not to be missed this holiday weekend. There is approximately 70 artists.

Big Greek Festival (5/30 & 31) — St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church, 1447 Sussex Tnpk., Randolph • www.biggreekfestival.com Experience a ‘little bit’ of Greece featuring artistic talents in music, dancing & handicrafts made by Greeks. Cooks & bakers prepare a variety of traditional Greek dishes. The St. Andrew dance troupe that entertains audiences each year is comprised of dedicated youth & the Greek community who seek to preserve the character & ties to Greek culture.

Newark Museum, The — 49 Washington St., Newark • 973-596-6550 www.NewarkMuseum.org. An art, science & education museum w/many exhibits on display all the time. Open Wed.-Sun. 12-5pm. Thurs. till 8:30pm FREE Adm.

NJ’s Historical Society Museum — 52 Park Pl., Newark • 973-596-8500. There’s a library, self-guided & guided tours, architectural walking tours, decorative arts, contemporary history, lunch time presentations, night time films, & much more.

SpeedDate.com — Meet local singles on the world’s first online speed dating site. A quick & easy online dating service. Go on multiple live 3 min. online dates from the comfort of home using instant messaging, webcam video chat & live audio.

USS Ling 297 — Cor. of Court & River Sts., Hackensack • 201-342-3268 www.njnm.com. World War II Submarine Memorial Naval Museum. Birthday parties avail., group tours. 10am-4pm, $6 adults, $3 kids.


NEW YORK / ROCKLAND

Middle Eastersn Based Pop Up Fashion Boutique Shopping Experience (4/22-4/27) — The Open Gallery, 335 Bowery St., NYC • www.trickponi.com Trickponi, a themed fashion boutique that pop up in the Middle East seasonally is trilled to announce its first ever launch w/a 5 day retail experience. 25+ New designers global scale.

Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding (4/24-4/26, 5/1-5/3-5/3) — Known as the “Godfather of Interactive Theater,” Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding set the gold standard for the genre w/an all-inclusive two-part event where audience members take on the roles of family & friends of the bride & groom. As with the original production, this 25th Anniversary production begins w/a sidesplitting ceremony, now held at the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis High School (120 West 46th St). Immediately following the ceremony, the bridal party will escort their family & friends through the heart of Times Square & Shubert Alley to Guy’s American Kitchen & Bar (220 West 44th St)! Once at Guy’s American, guests will enjoy an Italian-style buffet dinner, as well as dancing all night long to DJ Donny Dulce, NYC’s #1 wedding singer/DJ. Tony Lauria directs. And you’re invited to join the family!

For Women Only Workshop Power. Strength. Fortitude (4/26) — 60 West 39th St, 4th Floor, NY • www.lighthouseworkshops.com We come in all shapes, sizes & cultural backgrounds. Our power is unique & directly connected to nature. Many of us define our strength & personal capacities w/the fostering of nurturing environments for friends & families along w/success in the workplace. While tapping into our own inventive energy, the more possibilities we will create to be happy & fulfilled human beings. Come explore the power of us & celebrate the beauty and true wonder of women. 9:45 am to 12:30 pm.

Black Dress Exhibition (Now thru 4/26) — Pratt’s Manhattan Campus, 144 West 14th Street, 2nd Fl., Room 213, NYC • exhibits@pratt.edu. In conjunction w/Black Dress: Ten Contemporary Fashion Designers, the first group exhibition to focus on the ground breaking work of contemporary black fashion designers, Pratt Institute will host a panel discussion about the contributions black designers have made to the fashion industry.

Kickstarter Block Party (5/3) — 58 Kent St., bet. Franklin & West, Brooklyn NY • www.kickstarter.com/events/blockparty. Join Kickstarter creators for food, games, art, demos, tours, & musical performances. 12-6pm.

9th Annual Brooke Jackman Race for Literacy (5/18) — Theodore Roosevelt Elementary School, 150 W Main St, Oyster Bay, NY • www.brookejackmanfoundation.org Funds raised through the event, which will inc. a 5K run/walk as well as a 1⁄4 mile fun run for children ages eight & under, will support BJF’s many literacy initiatives that benefit children in need throughout the NY area. Kid’s arts & crafts & the 11th Annual Health & Fitness Fair.

Summer Vibe Tattoo Festival (5/2-5/4) — Nassau Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike Uniondale, NY • www.nytattooshow.com It’s not an industry insider-only convention, you’re welcome to come party w/us!
You can get work done right here at United Ink! 100 of the best artists in the country to choose from. Awesome live music, super sexy contests for the ladies like United Ink Angels & our Pin-Up Girl competitions, Tattoo Contest, amazing speakers who will take you on journeys deep inside the world of body art from their unique perspectives. And so much more! Fri. 2-11pm Sat. 12-11pm Sun. 12-7pm.

Take Steps To End Lupus (5/3) — South Street Seaport, 89 South St., NYC • Joan Pendleton Pendleton@Lupus.org 202-689-5516 or 877-910-9779 America’s largest Lupus walk program to take place. Bringing together local NYC residents to raise money for lupus research& education programs, increase awareness of lupus & rally public support for those who suffer from its brutal impact. Every step you take & every dollar you raise supports the Lupus Foundation of America and its efforts to solve the mystery of lupus, one of the world’s cruelest, most unpredictable & devastating diseases.

Shecky”s Girls Night Out Fresh Off Spring Event (5/30 & 5/31) — Center 548, 548 West 22nd St., (Bet. 10th & 11th Aves.), NYC • www.sheck.com Fresh off our Spring 2014 Event, Shecky’s is proud to announce that we will be returning to Center 548 for a 2-day Girl’s Night Out. W/3 floors & over 80 different vendors, this event is set to be our biggest event in 10 years. More designers, more beauty services, more drinks, more DJ’s, & more giveaways. Not to mention, a few surprises up our sleeves.

Shecky’s Ultimate Hamptons Girl’s Day Out/Wine Getaway (7/12) — Southampton Historical Museum, 17 Meeting House Ln., Southampton, NY• www.sheck.com Shecky’s is coming back for the Ultimate Hamptons Girl’s Day Out/Wine Getaway combo this year we’re changing things up by offering the Girl’s Day Out with the wine trip which includes a scrumptious BBQ lunch at the Southampton Historical Museum. This event is one of the best event days of the year & a perfect day escape from the city.

Cuff Me: A Fifty Shades of Grey Musical Parody (Now until ?) — The Actors Temple Theater, 339 West 47th St., NYC • 212-239-6200. A hilarious parody of the ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ book phenomenon! Grab your girlfriends & get ready to laugh at this sexy, & hysterical romp! Cuff Me! It’ ll have you dancing in the aisles as the cast of four belts out hilarious parodies of hit songs from your favorite artists, all while spoofing the ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ book!”

The Greatest Pirate Story Ever Told! (Now till ?) — The Snapple Theater Center, 1627 Broadway at 50th St., NYC • 212-921-7862 www.greatestpiratestory.com A never-before-seen, combination of short-form improvisation set in an old-fashioned musical comedy, & follows Captain Henry Martin & his misfit pirate crew, who have been flung in to the future by a befuddled sea witch. Now their only chance of returning home is performing the greatest pirate epic ever seen on stage! But w/their script torn asunder, these pirates-turned-players are forced to improvise their show based upon the audience’s suggestions.

Til Divorce Do Us Part: The Musical (Now till ?) — The DR2 Theatre, Box Office (103 East 15th St., NYC • 212-239-6200 www.tildivorcethemusical.com An original musical comedy inspired by the true story of Ms. Ponturo, a Broadway producer’s wife who was unceremoniously dumped by her husband after decades of marriage. Determined to celebrate a new chapter in her life, Ponturo’s character turns to her wickedly witty friends, who together sing, dance & laugh their way through the ripple effects of divorce & self-discovery in this musical comedy revue.

Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding (Now thru - ?) — The show starts in the Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis High School, 20 West 46th St., NYC • 866-811-4111 www.TonyLovesTina.com Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding is a one-of-a-kind entrainment. It’s an Off-Broadway show staged as a festive celebration in which the audience doesn’t just watch but participates directly, from the first toast to the last slice of cake. As two colorful & madcap Italian-American families come together as one, everyone in attendance joins in the fun as guests of the bride & groom. After the ceremony guests follow the bridal party through Times Square to Guy’s American Kitchen & Bar for the official reception.

Totally Tubular Time Machine (Now thru - ?) — Culture Club, 20 West 39th St., NYC • 212-971-1999 www.totallytubulartimemachine.com. The new pop musical where gossip takes the drivers seat & audience members are thrust into the celebrity limelight. Features pop songs from 80s, 90s & today. Back to the Future meets MTV Music Awards & your the star!

Fuerza Bruta: Look Up (Now thru ?) — Daryl Roth Theatre, 20 Union Square East, NYC • 212-239-6200 www.LookUpNYC.com. Featuring the men of Fuerza Bruta at the center of the action in one of the show’s signature scenes a mylur pool suspended inches above the audience! Come watch, touch & feel the sexy men as they make their splash. A physical & visual extravaganza! Dynamic music as performers run through moving walls, non stop action!

American Museum of Natural History — Central Park West at 79th St., NYC • 212-769-5800 www.amnh.org. Exhibit is presented in 2 sec.: Flora Portrayed: 88 images, inc. ind. plant portraits, detailed scientific studies & decorative floral subjects since the 16th century. $6, $4 students/seniors, $3 kids 12.

Ellis Island Immigration Museum — NY Harbor, NYC • 212-344-0996. Stunning & stirring exhibits of immigrant experience.

NY Hall of Science — 47-01 11th St., Flushing Meadows Corona Pk., NYC • 718-699-0005. We’re the largest Science Playground in the Western Hemisphere. So much to do hanging upside down on the 3-D Spider, listen to music & stories of faraway place, watch roller coaster videos or learn circus tricks. A must see museum!


OTHER

Vietnamese Dance Party (4/19) — Mount Airy Casino, 312 Woodland Rd., Mount Pocono, PA • 1-877-682-4791. Come join us for a night of great entertainment & dancing!

Kurtis Blow (4/26) — Mount Airy Casino, 312 Woodland Rd., Mount Pocono, PA • 1-877-682-4791. Join us for an evening with one of the founders and creators of recorded rap, Kurtis Blow!

ABBA (5/10) — Mount Airy Casino, 312 Woodland Rd., Mount Pocono, PA • 1-877-682-4791. The best ABBA Tribute is back just in time for Mother’s Day at Mount Airy Casino Resort. There are 2 shows at 7PM & 9PM! Get your tickets for your Mother’s Day Getaway today!

 


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