FLOW Follies, City of Angels, Harmony Brothers and More
Get Out is your go-to guide for things to do this weekend.
The weekend is quickly approaching and you’re ready to kick back and relax. Before making plans, check out these events:
When/Where: Thursday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Ramapo High School auditorium in Franklin Lakes. Additional performances will be held March 11 and 12, 7:30 p.m. and March 13 at 2 p.m.
Why Go: The annual variety show, "There's No Business Like FLOW Business," is written and performed by volunteer parents and educators to raise money for 50 scholarships — 25 for Indian Hills High School seniors and 25 for Ramapo High seniors. Since its inception 25 years ago, FLOW Follies has raised about $405,000 in scholarships for the Ramapo-Indian Hills Community.
Price: $15 for adults and $8 for students and senior citizens. Tickets may be purchased at the door. For advanced ticket sales, contact Cathy Hommes at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Harmony Brothers Live
Endless Vine, 823 Franklin Lakes Road, Franklin Lakes
Why Go: Jeff Slome and Doug Fried sing and play a variety of insturments, incxluding 6- and 12-string acoustic guitars, electric guitar, bass guitar, keyboard, harmonica, drums, banjo, and mandolin.
City of Angels
When/Where: Sunday, March 13, 2 to 4 p.m. Ridge Rd, Mahwah High School
Why Go: It’s a fabulous blend of post-war jazz that orchestrates a storyline that jumps from classic film noir to Hollywood glamour in the late 40s. Actors bounce back and forth between characters in the shadowy black and white world of hardboiled detective film and the larger than life in living color world of Hollywood peppered with film royalty. Nobody escapes unscathed in the witty and irreverent glimpse at some of our favorite film and industry icons.
Price: $12 Adults - $6 Students and Senior Citizens
Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge "Latin Night"
When/Where: Friday, March 11 at the American Legion Post 147 in Elmwood Park at 7 p.m.
Why Go: The dinner/dance fundraiser will allow attendees to enjoy music from DJ Animal as well as food, soda, beer and a cash bar.
Price: Tickets are $30 in advance; no tickets will be sold at the door.
Tick, Tick... BOOM!
Where/When: Porch Light Productions, 555 S Broad St., Glen Rock; 8 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Why Go: This is a musical look at the courage it takes to follow your dreams. Tick, Tick... Boom! is Jonathan Larson's autobiographical tale of a young composer on the brink of turning 30 and falling into oblivion. His girlfriend wants to get married and move out of the city (Tick,), his best friend is making big bucks on Madison Avenue (Tick...), yet Jon is still waiting on tables and trying to write the great American musical (Boom!). Show contains 14 songs, 10 characters, three actors, and a band.
Pricing: Adult $25, student/senior $22
Oil Painter Reception
Where/When: Maurice M. Pine Free Public Library, 10-01 Fair Lawn Ave., Fair Lawn; 2:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday
Why Go: The Maurice M. Pine Library Gallery will host a reception with oil painter Maureen Casey. Casey's exhibition, which will be on display at the library through April, is titled “Whiskers and Roses." Pets and flowers have a special place in the heart of Casey, a resident of Waldwick. and her own pets are featured among the pet portraits on exhibit. The artist comments, “I love flowers and animals. The glow of the sunlight illuminating the petal of a flower, the faces of my cats and dogs as they are soaking up the warm sunlight in the morning - these are the things that inspire me to paint.”
Breakfast with "The Schmoozer"
Where/When: Temple Beth Sholom, 40-25 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn; 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Sunday
Why Go: Temple Beth Sholom Men's Club presents "A Schmooze and a Schmear" with Steve Somers—called "The Schmoozer" in his role as a WFAN Radio 660 Sportscaster. Enjoy a light breakfast while you listen to The Schmoozer talk about sports and answer your questions. Reservations are requested. For more information or to make a reservation, call Temple office at 201 797-9321 or email TBSFR99@gmail.com.
Pricing: $10 per person, children under 10 are free
Healthy Drinking Water Event
Where/When: Whole Foods Market, 300 Bergen Town Center, Paramus; 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday
Why Go: Have you ever wondered what is in the water you are drinking? Come and listen to Whole Foods Market Healthy Eating Specialist, Holly Shelowitz, speak on a panel of New Jersey drinking water experts to help decipher between myth and fact of the tap versus bottled water debate. They will also cover the conservation of water in our environment and why certain water can be harmful to your health. Also, taste test different samples of Whole Foods Market's bottled water to determine whether you can tell the difference between glass and plastic.
Cumberland Band Concert
Where/When: Teaneck General Store, 502a Cedar Ln, Teaneck; 8 p.m. Saturday
Why Go: The Cumberland Avenue Band, a group of local musicians who have been jamming together for a number of years, will play an eclectic mix of acoustic music, from bluegrass, blues and The Grateful Dead to acoustic rock. Instrumentation includes guitar, base, violin, banjo, mandolin accordion and bass.
Fight Autism Spaghetti Dinner
When/Where: Saturday, March 12 at 5 p.m. Westwood Community Center, 55 Jefferson Ave, Westwood
Why Go: The second annual spaghetti dinner to help fight autism includes food, silent auctions, games, raffles and more. The dinner is hosted by UNICO and The Garden Academy of Maplewood.
Price: $15 for adults/$10 for children ages 5-16/children under 5 free.
St. Patrick’s Dinner Dance
When/Where: Saturday, March 12 from 7 to 11 p.m. Knights of Columbus Council 5427, 79 Pascack Rd, Township of Washington, NJ
Why Go: The Knights of Columbus will be hosting a St. Patrick’s Dinner Dance with the traditional corned beef and cabbage and trimmings. Dessert and coffee are also included and there will be an open bar. Mclaughlin Irish Dancers and Dan Boyce, a bagpiper, are performing.
Price: $35 per person