Family Events in Passaic County
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All Month Long
- December 1: Hockey Instruction for Kids, The Ice Vault Skating Arena, 10 Nevins Drive, Wayne, (973)628-1500, www.icevault.com. Young hockey lovers are invited to study their favorite pastime in a nurturing atmosphere under the instruction of trained, patient teachers. Ongoing throughout the winter and spring seasons.
- December 1: The Main Memorial Park Flea Market & Collictible Show, 1400 Main Ave., Clifton, www.jcpromotions.info. This indoor and outdoor flea market offers a wide variety of jewelry, clothing, handbags, perfumes, vintage collectibles, garage/tag sale items and so much more!
- December 7: Clifton High School Holiday Flea Market & Gift Show, Clifton High School. 330 Colfax Ave. (Off Clifton Ave) Clifton, www.jcpromotions.info. Do your holiday shopping here as more than 75 exhibitors display an array of quality merchandise such as gift items, handbags, sports collectibles, jewelry for all ages, clothing, dollar items, gloves and scarves, toys, perfumes, antiques and collectibles, and garage/tag sale items, all at bargain prices. 9am-5pm.
- December 20: Dr. Kaboom!, The Shea Center for the Performing Arts, William Paterson University, Wayne, (973)720-2371. Perfect for grades 3 and up, the talented entertainer leads an unforgettable holiday show that explores the secrets behind making reindeer fly, getting down tight chimneys, and knowing who has been bad or good.
- Through December 30: Hockey Instruction for Kids, The Ice Vault Skating Arena, 10 Nevins Drive, Wayne, (973)628-1500, www.icevault.com. Young hockey lovers are invited to study their favorite pastime in a nurturing atmosphere under the instruction of trained, patient teachers.
- Ongoing Throughout the Winter Season. Tuesdays in December: Zumba Fitness Classes, Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 604 Valley Road, Clifton, New Jersey, (973)783-8999, www.danceastaire.com. Ditch the same old workout and join the Zumba party as certified instructor Jennifer Donayre-Manderichio leads a fast-paced class designed to burn hundreds of calories at a time!
- Thursdays in December: Zumba and Yoga, Vida Wellness Studio, 247 Crooks Ave., Clifton, (347)268-9940, www.vidawellnessnow.com. Vida Wellness Studio hosts a special complimentary class to first time clients. Stop in for a great latin-style aerobic dance workout followed by an amazing yoga class. All levels welcome. 7-9pm.
- Throughout December: Museum Tours, Hamilton House Museum, 971 Valley Road, Clifton, (973)744-5707. Drop by the museum to learn how people lived in the past, as well as a little history of the area, during a weekly tour of the eye-catching restored Dutch farmhouse. 2-4pm.
- Ongoing Throughout the Winter: Soccer for Kids, Kiddie Soccer, various locations in Bergen, Essex, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic and Somerset Counties, (973)543-1197, www.kiddiesoccer.com. The top of the line sports program that preschoolers are sure to get a “kick” out of gets underway for another exciting season!