Wine Tasting Class:
Bootcamp for Your Tastebuds! (3/8, 3/22
& 3/29) — Villa Milagro Vineyards, 33 Warren
Glen Rd., Finnesville • www.villamilagrovineyards.com
Can’t tell a chardonnay from a chablis? Can’t
taste the “leather, tobacco or prunes” that other’s
claim to taste? We’ll train your taste buds! Learn
to discern fruit & other flavor notes, tannins,
acids, & oaks in wine. Discover how to taste
“terroir”, smell sulfur, & recognize chemical
changes in wine responsible for “off” flavors.
Have a blast as you become a mini-wine-snob &
drive your friends & family crazy w/“significant”
Springfest Garden Show (3/13-3/16)
— Sussex County Fairgrounds, 37 Plains Rd., Augusta
• www.njstatefair.org This family event features
charming shops, horticultural services & educational
exhibits in the midst of beautiful garden displays.
Free daily lectures, back again, “Designer Sheds:
Living in Your Garden”. Don’t miss the beautiful
Café & The Kids’ Zone. 10am – 5pm.
Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey
Presents Legends (3/13-3/16) —Prudential
Center, 165 Mulberry St., Newark • 973-757-6000
www.prucenter.com Behold the living legends! Experience
unimaginable family fun, as amazing performers
from around the globe perform awe-inspiring feats
of daring, spectacles of strength & thrills
of wonder to summon the mythical & mysterious:
a Unicorn, a Pegasus & a Woolly Mammoth! Join
us for an unforgettable family night of legendary
Hellenic Dancers of NJ Annual Taverna
Night (3/17) — Holmdel High School Theater,
36 Crawfords Corner Rd., Holmdel • 732-796-1006
firstname.lastname@example.org Highlighting the dances of the
Ionian Islands & a “Pikilia” of dances from
throughout Greece Artistic Directors: Soteria
Kostas & Spiro Petroutsos, w/music by DJ Pegasus
A portion of the proceeds from this event will
be donated to the Foodbank of Monmouth & Ocean
Counties & Project Hope for Greece 3pm
Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey
Presents Legends (3/19 & 3/23) —
IZOD Center, 50 State Rt 120, East Rutherford
• 1-800-745-3000 www.izodcenter.com Behold the
living legends! Experience unimaginable family
fun, as amazing performers from around the globe
perform awe-inspiring feats of daring, spectacles
of strength & thrills of wonder to summon
the mythical & mysterious: a Unicorn, a Pegasus
& a Woolly Mammoth! Join us for an unforgettable
family night of legendary proportions!
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival (3/21-3/23)
— Garden State Exhibit Center, 50 Atrium Dr.,
Somerset • 800-210-9900
More than 250 American artisans will personally
show & sell their handcrafted work. Showcasing
pottery, sculpture, glass, jewelry, fashion, wood,
metal, leather, furniture, home accessories, photography
& fine art. Food avail. from specialty purveyors,
demos from master craftspeople, interactive kids
activities & live music.
6th Annual LUNAFEST (3/28) —
The College of NJ School of Education. Building
212, 2000 Pennington Rd., Ewing • www.lunafest.org
LUNAFEST is a touring film festival that celebrates
the lives of women. This year, we are raising
money for LUNAFEST’s main beneficiary, The Breast
Cancer Fund, as well as a local beneficiary, Sage
Girl (www.sagegirl.org/). Nine short films will
be screened that will change your life for the
6th Annual NJ Wine & Food Festival
(3/28-3/30) — Crystal Springs Resort,
Route 94, Hamburg • 855-822-9766 This event features
the world’s best wines & renowned local &
national chefs, all aimed at bringing food &
wine lovers to meet & mingle w/the chefs,
winemakers, sommeliers & fellow wine aficionados.
The Atlantic City Beer & Music Fest
(4/4 & 4/5) — Atlantic City Convention
Center, 1 Ocean Way, Atlantic City• www.acbeerfest.com.
This popular event features over 100 different
breweries from NJ & throughout the country.
Discover & taste new brews & special “limited
release” beers & ales. This years festival
will also have a variety of indie & national
artists. Culinary demons from area chefs; beer
seminars hosted by beer personalities & brewers
& some “off the wall” activities, vendors
offer great food & some unique beer-related
apparel & goods.
Dating for a Cause Children’s Specialized
Hospital (4/8) — Children’s Specialized
Hospital, 200 Somerset St., New Brunswick • 516-466-0212
www.eclecticeventsinc.com Join us for a great
night of meeting new people & helping a great
charity simultaneously! Begin w/a pizza &
dessert party & ice breaker games. Then work
together on a project to help bring joy to the
lives of the children who are residents of the
hospital. All of the materials will be provided
& there is no creative or artistic skill required!
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
(bodyweight) 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
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, &
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.