Friday, February 15, 2013
Here's a look at what's open, closed -- and what to do with the kids.
With the Presidents Day holiday on Monday, the Livingston Township Council and Livingston Board of Education (BOE) have no regular scheduled meetings this week. Municipal offices are also closed on Monday, as well as the Livingston Public Library. Livingston Public Schools are closed for the week for winter break. Looking for something to keep the kids busy? How about Vacation Club at the West Essex YMCA? The program runs on Feb. 15, and Feb. 18-22; drop off is 7:30 to 9 a.m., pick up by 6 p.m. Campers can participate in a variety of activities including indoor and outdoor games, arts and crafts, swimming and special events. Pre-registration is required; registration is available online until three days before the program. To register, …
Monday, December 26, 2011
Your guide to entertaining the kids while they're out of school this week.
Ah, Winter Break in Livingston! The kids are out of school and ready for some fun down time.If you’re not going away and celebrating with a family “Staycation,” we have some suggestions on how to take advantage of this time to occupy their young minds and bodies without breaking your wallet:
Saturday, February 26, 2011
A boring winter break can be just what the doctor ordered.
This week was the winter break for the Livingston Public Schools. Many of our friends chose to go away on vacation. We, however, stayed home or as it is popular to now label it, we took a “Staycation.” The simple truth is, we had some unexpected bills this month and going away would have been a small financial stretch we were unwilling to make. So we adjusted. Junior went to a birthday party, and there were playdates (some planned, some spur-of-the-moment). Diva had a last-minute, low-budget Tea Party for the princesses in her class. Nothing big – just peanut butter sandwiches, cream cheese sandwiches, and ice cream cups that kids augmented with sprinkles and M&Ms to create “sundaes.” Also, Hubby and I also took the kids to the circus …