St. Jude's Fundraiser, Tot Shabbat Top Weekend Events

CandyMonium event raises funds, children's service, photography class part of this weekend's events.

CandyMonium Gives Back

Today, 10:30 a.m.
CandyMonium, 204 E Lindsley Road, Cedar Grove
Throw a candy party during October and proceeds go to St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Help sweeten a child's life.

Tot Shabbats at Temple Sholom of West Essex

Today, 5:30 p.m.
Temple Sholom of West Essex
760 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove
Join Rabbi Groffman and Cantor Epstein for a brief Tot Shabbat service with dinner to follow for children in grade 1 and below (siblings welcomed) and their familes. Please RSVP to the temple office.

Photography Classes with Rob Cruz at Newark School of the Arts

Tonight, 5:30 p.m.
89 Lincoln Park, Newark

The digital photography course for adults focuses on the fundamental elements of digital photography from how to use a SLR camera and/or point-and-shoot to increase understanding and personal enjoyment.  The 17-week semester includes creating photo-essays, understanding of the narrative structure in a story using photos of a single item, and recognizing the elements of photographic composition that help convey a  compelling photographic story.

State Scare Haunted Attraction

Tonight, 7 p.m.
229 Main St., Belleville

State Scare is the scariest indoor haunted attraction in New Jersey. Take a stroll down ‘Maim Street,’ a terrifying little thoroughfare built on the site of the old State Processing Factory, recently razed due to its evil activities. On Maim Street, you’ll find a creepy barber shop, butcher, pub, hotel and 5&10. Come and find out why shoppers are disappearing, and Maim Street isn’t quite what it seems. “Not So Scary Sunday Matinee” for kids, Sundays in October, from 4-6 p.m.

Vita and Virginia

Tonight, 8 p.m.
Luna Stage 
555 Valley Road, West Orange 

Vita Sackville-West was a wealthy socialite and aspiring poet.
Virginia Woolf was of more modest means, and widely considered to be a
brilliant writer. Yet, these two women shared a long and complex
relationship. Told mostly through letters that sparkle with wit and
insight, Vita and Virginia sheds an intimate and provocative light on
these two visionaries as they negotiate what it means to be a sexual
woman in their respective worlds.

Biggest Loser Challenge

Tomorrow, 9:45 a.m.
395 Bloomfield Ave, Caldwell

Be the Biggest Loser! The latest challenge started Sept. 15. Private weigh-ins, support, free electronic body analysis, free wellness consult, with specific info designed to help you reach your weight-loss goals.

Light the Night Walk - Verona Park, Verona

Saturday, 5 p.m. Verona Park
Bloomfield Ave & Lakeside Ave, Verona

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Walk funds patient support services, advocacy for lifesaving treatments and cancer research.  Friends, families, and co-workers form fundraising teams who gather at this inspirational, memorable evening walk in Verona Park. Every walker who raises more than $100 or more will be a Champion For Cures and be recognized on the night of the Walk with: a Light the Night t-shirt, an illuminated Light the Night balloon, and a wristband which entitles the wearer to a variety of food and refreshments. lightthenight.org/nj

Comedy Sundays in Montclair

Sunday, 8 p.m.
136-138 Valley Road, Montclair

Enjoy some of the area's best rising stars with Special Guests from Comedy Central, HBO, XM/Sirius radio, major comedy clubs, casinos, etc. Upstairs at Tierney's Tavern, 136 Valley Road. Seating 7:30 p.m., Show 8-9:45 p.m. Call (973) 731-2967 or email fourfourteen@comcast.net


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