The weather is delightful and summer is knocking at the door. With vacation days and school breaks, it’s the perfect time to get out and about to experience new things in the community. There’s always something educational, fun, and adventurous happening in Ridgewood. There are activities and events for people of all ages. We hope you’ll find this list of events helpful when you’re looking for things to do in Ridgewood, NJ this week.
Minecraft Party for Kids
The Women’s Club of Ridgewood is sponsoring a Minecraft Party for Kids on May 22nd from 6 PM – 9 PM. The event takes place at 215 West Ridgewood Avenue in Ridgewood, NJ. This address is in the 07450 zip code area. The Women’s Club can be reached by phone at 201-444-5705. This event is suitable for children ages 8 and up. The fee for admission is $25 and includes one slice of pizza and a bottle of water. Adults are admitted for free with a paying child.
There will be pizza, snacks, music, and prizes. George Berger, video game designer, will be at the event as a special guest. Participants can purchase additional slices of pizza, baked goods and other concession items. All net proceeds from the event are being donated to the North Porch Women and Infants Center. Participants are encouraged to donate diapers, formula, clothing, or toys.
Book Signing with Tommy Lasorda
Bookends is sponsoring a book signing with Baseball Hall of Fame Manager, Tommy Lasorda. This event takes place on May 23rd at 2 PM. Bookends is located at 211 East Ridgewood Avenue in Ridgewood, NJ. This address is located at 07450. They can be reached by telephone at 201-445-0726. Tommy Lasorda will be signing copies of his new book, My Way.
Admission to the book signing if free, but you must either purchase the book upon arrival or have a receipt for the book previously purchased from Bookends. Signed books can be purchased ahead of time for those who are interested but unable to make it to the event. Interested parties can reserve books ahead of time for pick up on that day. Bookends has hosted book signings for the past 15 years and held singings for over 1000 authors.
The Mind, Body, Spirit Connection
The Ridgewood Library is hosting The Mind, Body, Spirit Connection lecture on May 19th from 7 PM – 8:30 PM. The Ridgewood Library is located at 125 North Maple Avenue in Ridgewood, NJ. This address is in the 07450 zip code area. They can be reached by phone at 201-670-5600. There is no cost for admission to this event. For more information on this event, call 201-291-6090.
Doctor Jodie Katz, family practitioner, offers an informative lecture on integrative medicine. This method of healing-oriented medicine treats the mind, body, and spirit as a whole. It begins with investigating lifestyle and the impact on general health and well-being. Conventional and alternative therapies are used to encourage healing. She discusses the less-invasive measures that can be used to treat and prevent illness.
The Annual BFMS Memorial Day Remembrance
The Annual BFMS Memorial Day Remembrance will be held on May 20th at 7 PM. This event takes place at the auditorium of the Benjamin Franklin Middle School. This school is located at 335 North Van Dien Avenue in Ridgewood, NJ. This address is in the 07450 zip code area. Admission to the event is free but donations are appreciated. The school will be selling miniature flags for the event, as well. Funds raised will be donated to the Wounded Warriors Foundation.
This event is meant to be a solemn remembrance of the true meaning of Memorial Day. There will be a short presentation by honored community members. A luminary display will take place outside of the school in order to honor those who served and paid the ultimate sacrifice. Those who can’t attend may still make a donation.
The Donohue|Christian Group hopes you find this event guide helpful when you’re looking for things to do in Ridgewood, NJ this week.
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