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Community Events in NJ This Week

The weekend is here and if you’re looking for a fun activity this weekend or during the upcoming week, here is a list of events happening March 7 to March 13. If you have additions, post them in the comments section at the bottom of the page.

Cross-Cultural Arts Festival: South Asia
A Perfect Ganesh by Terrence McNally
Date: Through March 8
Time: 7 p.m.
Admission: $14 general, $10 William Paterson students, faculty, staff, alumni, and senior citizens
Location: William Paterson University’s Hunziker Black Box Theatre, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne
Phone: 973-720-2371
Website: www.wp-presents.org

Hayden’s Heart 5K Run/Walk
Date: Saturday, March 8
Time: Registration 9 a.m.; walk/run 11 a.m.
Location: Riverside County Park South, North Arlington
Website: http://www.haydensheart.org/events.php

Seventh Annual Elks Plunge for the Kids
Date: Saturday, March 8
Time: Check In: 10 a.m.; Plunge: noon
Location: Manasquan Beach
Website: www.elksplunge2014.kintera.org

New Jersey Theatre Alliance’s The Stages Festival presents Surflight Theatre’s Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Date: Saturday, March 8
Time: 2 p.m.
Admission: Free for children, $12 adults
Location: William Paterson University’s Shea Center for Performing Arts, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne
Phone: 973-720-2371
Website: www.wp-presents.org

Mystic India: The World Tour
Date: Saturday, March 8
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: NJPAC, 1 Center St., Newark
Website: http://www.njpac.org/events/detail/mystic-india-the-world-tour

Jersey Moves! Festival of Dance
Date: Saturday, March 8
Time: 8 p.m.
Location: NJPAC, 1 Center St., Newark
Website: http://www.njpac.org/events/detail/jersey-moves-festival-of-dance-1

Quilt Fest of New Jersey
Date: Saturday, March 8
Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: Garden State Exhibit Center, Somerset
Phone: 215-862-5828
Website: quiltfest.com

The 9th Annual “Lines on the Pines”
Date: Sunday, March 9
Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission: Free
Location: 755 South White Horse Pike/Route 30, Hammonton
Website: www.linesonthepines.org

Cross-Cultural Arts Festival: South Asia
A Perfect Ganesh by Terrence McNally
Date: Sunday, March 9
Time: 3 p.m.
Admission: $14 general; $10 William Paterson students, faculty, staff, alumni and senior citizens
Location: William Paterson University’s Hunziker Black Box Theatre, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne
Phone: 973-720-2371
Website: www.wp-presents.org

An Afternoon with Betty Buckley
Date: Sunday, March 9
Time: 3 p.m.
Admission: $30 standard; $20 senior, student, child
Location: Wilkins Theatre, Kean University, Union
Website: http://www.keanstage.com/seasontickets/music.asp

Steve Nelson and the William Paterson Jazz Orchestra, Jazz Room Series
Date: Sunday, March 9
Time: 4 p.m.
Admission:$15 general, $12 senior Citizens, $8 non-William Paterson students
Location: Shea Center for Performing Arts, William Paterson University, Wayne
Website: wp-presents.org

National Meatball Day-Meatball Eating Contest
Date: Sunday, March 9
Time: 12:30 p.m. & 4:30 p.m. — Two Meatball Eating Contests
Location: Millie’s Old World Meatballs & Pizza, Morristown
Phone: 973-267-9616
Email:events@milliesoldworld.com
Website: milliesoldworld.com

Dyad Plays Puccini
Date: Sunday, March 9
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road, West Orange
Admission: $18 in advance, $20 at the door
Website: www.lunastage.org

“An Evening on the Runway” – A Women’s Heart Health Program
Date: Monday, March 10
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: United Way of Northern New Jersey, 60 South Fullerton Ave., Montclair
Website: http://www.barnabashealth.org/Events-Calendar/Event-Details.aspx?Event=110

World War I Centennial Observation Concert
Date: Wednesday, March 12
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Lecture Hall, Room 104, gateway Building, Ocean County College, Toms River

NJSO – Hilary Hahn Plays Brahms
Date: Thursday, March 13
Time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: NJPAC, 1 Center St., Newark
Website: http://www.njpac.org/events/detail/njso-hilary-hahn-plays-brahms

David Shapiro: Cardboard and Gold
Date: Through March 14
Admission: Free
Location: William Paterson University Galleries, East Gallery, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne
Phone: 973-720-2371
Website: www.wp-presents.org

Graphic Advocacy: International Posters for a Digital Age
Date: Through March 14
Admission: Free
Location: William Paterson University Galleries, Court and South Galleries, 300 Pompton Road, Wayne
Phone: 973-720-2371
Website: www.wp-presents.org

500 Years of Italian Master Drawings
Date: Through May 11
Location: Princeton University Art Museum
Phone: 609-258-3788
Email: puamweb@princeton.edu
Website: http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/art/exhibitions/1562

Edvard Munch: Symbolism in Print
Date: Through June 8
Location: Princeton University Art Museum
Phone: 609-258-3788
Email: puamweb@princeton.edu
Website: http://artmuseum.princeton.edu/art/exhibitions/1551

City of Silver and Gold from Tiffany to Cartier
Date: Through March 30
Location: Newark Museum
Website: http://www.newarkmuseum.org/SilverAndGold.html

Robert Smithson’s New Jersey
Date: Through June 22
Location: Montclair Art Museum, 3 South Mountain Ave., Montclair
Phone: 973-746-5555
Website:http://montclairartmuseum.org/exhibitions-details.php?id=42#.UuApTvYo6X0

50 Years of Latin American Art From the Collection of the Neuberger Museum
Date: Through June 6
Location: Karl & Hell Burger Gallery, Center for Academic Success, Kean University, Union
Website: http://www.kean.edu/~gallery/docs/keangalleries-brochure-2013-2014.pdf

Rebecca Allen
Date: Through March 28
Location: Nancy Dryfoos Gallery, Nancy Thompson Library, Kean University, Union
Website: http://www.kean.edu/~gallery/docs/keangalleries-brochure-2013-2014.pdf

American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell
Date: Through May 24
Time: Noon
Location: Newark Museum, 49 Washington St.
Website: http://www.newarkhappening.com/includes/calendar-of-events/American-Chronicles-The-Art-of-Norman-Rockwell/16268/

Newark Symphony Hall – Line Dancing Game Night
Date: Through May 1
Time: 5 p.m.
Admission: $5
Location: Newark Symphony Hall, 1020 Broad St.
Website: http://www.newarkhappening.com/includes/calendar-of-events/Newark-Symphony-Hall—Line-Dancing-Game-Night/16655/