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December 31, 2012

January 1, 2013

- Here's wishing you a Happy and Healthy New Year !

January is the coldest month of the year in New Jersey and with the exception of the most hardy and adventurous, pleasure seekers turn indoors for their leisure events and activities.

This Edition's Contents...

  • Popular January Events and Things To Do
  • This Month's Featured Restaurant

Popular January 2013 Events and Things To Do

Note: This information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

Get In Some Skiing, Snow Boarding, Or Snow Tubing In The Northern Skylands
New Jersey ski areas offer a variety of winter sports activities including, downhill skiing, cross country skiing, snow boarding, and snow tubing. The mountains with down hill skiing are small in size, very crowded on weekends, offer night skiing and have excellent snow making equipment. New Jersey ski areas are primarily geared to families with kids and beginning to intermediate skiers. Learn More....

Take The Kids Snow Sledding on a hill near your neighborhood
Winter in New Jersey is a great time of the year for snow sledding and for kids to enjoy the snow. Sledding is fun, healthy, a great kids exercise, and it's also inexpensive to do. Here you can find the best places to sled in NJ with tips on equipment and safety. Find out where the best places to take the Kids snow sledding are.

Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam
Friday January 4, 2013 at 7:30PM & Saturday January 5, 2013 at 2:00PM, 7:30PM
Sun National Bank Center
Trenton, New Jersey

Yo-Yo Ma
Thursday January 10, 2013 at 7:30PM
New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Prudential Hall Newark, New Jersey

Garden State Outdoor Sportsman Show
January 10 - 13, 2013
New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center
97 Sunfield Avenue
Edison, NJ
(732) 417-1400
Features the Garden State Deer Classic with more than 50 of New Jersey's most outstanding white-tailed deer from this year's hunting season will be on display in a newly refurbished exhibit area. The Classic is sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection's Division of Fish and Wildlife (DFW), New Jersey State Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs, United Bowhunters of New Jersey and the Garden State Outdoor Sportsmen's & Adventure Show.

SchoolTime: Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration featuring MARVIN SAPP
Friday, January 18, 2013 at 12:00pm
New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Prudential Hall
Newark, New Jersey
Friday, January 18, 2013 at 12:00pm Be inspired by the life and work of one of the twentieth century's most inspiring leaders at NJPAC's annual musical celebration. This season's SchoolTime event puts the spotlight on contemporary gospel with Marvin Sapp, one of the music's hottest stars, whose rousing 2007 album, Thirsty, topped the gospel charts for 27 consecutive weeks. This SchoolTime event is recommended for grades 6-12.

Lambertville 2013 Winter Festival
Thursday, January 24 - Sunday, January 27, 2013
Lambertville, NJ
(215) 862-5067
A great winter Family festival that will include ice sculptures, a parade across the free bridge featuring Mummers and floats, a chili cook-off, and concerts

Fire & Ice Festival
January 26, 2013; 10:30am - 4pm
Mount Holly, NJ
Mount Holly will play host to over a dozen professional and amateur ice carvers from up and down the east coast, over 40 amateur and professional chili cooks from around Burlington County plus a wide variety of interesting entertainment for young, old and everyone in between.

The Asbury Park Beerfest
Saturday, January 26, 2013
Convention Hall
Asbury Park Boardwalk
Asbury Park, NJ
The Asbury Park Beerfest features some of the finest, high-end brews in the world side by side with the very popular "Your Old Man's Bar" classics that were offered at the inaugural Asbury Park Beerfest. The hottest category in craft, ciders, will also be highlighted- so there is something for every taste. In additional to the exceptional beers and ciders, participants can enter beer sports, such as "Masskrugstemmen" (a beer-stein-holding contest). 95.9 FM WRAT Radio will be also have on-air talent present and will be broadcasting live for an exceptionally good time. There will be two sessions for beer enthusiasts (21 and older) to partake in: 12pm-4pm and 6pm-10pm. Price per session is $30 in advance and $35 at the door on the day of the event, and includes an Asbury Park Beerfest sampling glass with ticket purchase. Tickets are available through (surcharges apply), the Stone Pony and Asbury Park Boardwalk box offices.

This Month's Featured Restaurant

La Griglia
Kenilworth, NJ
A popular Kenilworth restaurant serving very good Northern Italian dishes and sea food selections accompanied by an award winning wine list.
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New Jersey Restaurant Reviews - New Jersey has over 23,000 restaurants and finding about them is often times a time consuming task. Check out our comprehensive ratings and reviews gathered from diners, critics, and personal visits by New Jersey Leisure Guide.

For other top New Jersey Attractions & Things to do:

Top Events in January - A schedule of the most popular events at the larger venues for concerts, theatre, entertainment, and festivals.

Top Things To Do in January
- Our recommendations for the most popular seasonal outdoor and indoor activities, events, attractions, and points of interest for people of all ages.

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