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From yoga classes and St. Patrick’s Day festivities to pop concerts and a fundraiser for St. Jude hospital, there’s something for everyone in Bergen County.
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MARCH 1 Enjoy coffee and a concert featuring Grass Hill New Folk contest winner ELLIS DELANEY from 8 to 10 p.m. at Ethical Brew in Teaneck. Ellis, known for her engaging performances and folk songwriting skills, will be joined by special guest and classic folk musician Katherine Rondeau. Admission: $22.50. For ticket and more info, visit

MARCH 5 Young readers in grades 4 to 6 will have a blast at the Oakland Library’s AWESOME KIDS BOOK CLUB, which meets from 3 to 4:30 p.m. During each meeting, curious minds will explore new and exciting novels along with themed activities. Registration is not required, and admission is FREE. For more information, visit

MARCH 8 Diversify your music appreciation at the Ridgewood Symphony’s ALL WE NEED IS LOVE concert, beginning at 8 p.m. at West Side Presbyterian Church. The orchestra will perform familiar pieces from Tchaikovsky and Wagner to The Beatles. Tickets: $28 for adults, $26 for seniors and $5 for students. Find out more at

MARCH 9 Want to get fit and donate to a good cause? Join a four-hour indoor cycling relay at RIDE FOR A REASON BERGEN COUNTY at Life Time Athletic in Montvale. The event, which is open to gym members and non-members, will raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Life Time Foundation. For the schedule of events and registration fees (team and individual), visit

MARCH 10 Don your best green garb and celebrate all things Ireland at the annual BERGEN COUNTY ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE. Festivities begin at 1 p.m. with a flag-raising ceremony at Roy Brown Elementary School in Bergenfield, and the parade will kick off at 2 p.m. and proceed down Washington Avenue. The event is FREE and open to all residents. For more details, visit

MARCH 10 Let kids exercise their minds during a YOUTH YOGA session from 3 to 3:30 p.m. at the Bergenfield Library. The program is intended for ages 6 and older and is open to all skill levels. Admission is FREE but participants should bring their own mat or towel. For more information, visit

MARCH 14 Feeling lucky? See if you have the magic touch at the PARKWAY SCHOOL CASINO NIGHT & TRICKY TRAY from 6 to 10 p.m. at The Estate at Florentine Gardens in River Vale. The event, hosted by the Parkway School PTA of Paramus, includes a formal dinner buffet, beverages, gaming tables and raffles. Admission is $80, which includes $200 in play money. Proceeds will go toward Parkway School supplies, activities and equipment. Visit the PTA’s Facebook page (@ParamusParkwayPTA) for more information.

MARCH 15–16 Comedian DAVE LANDAU will tickle your funny bone during his performances at Bananas Comedy Club in Hasbrouck Heights. A season 8 finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Landau brings his deadpan demeanor and perfect timing to Bergen County as part of his national tour. Shows are intended for ages 16 and older, and admission starts at $22. For show times, tickets and more details, visit

MARCH 17 Did you know one pint of Guinness has roughly 125 calories? Before you celebrate with a few drinks, feel the burn at the RACEFASTER ST. PATRICK’S DAY 5K AND KIDS FUN RUN, which kicks off at Memorial Middle School in Fair Lawn. Runners are encouraged to wear costumes and show off their Irish spirit. The 5K ($30 registration) starts at 9 a.m., and the kids’ event ($20) begins at 9:45 a.m. To sign up or for more information, visit

MARCH 20 Ladies, this one’s for you. The YWCA of Bergen County’s annual Women’s Leadership Conference, OUR TIME IS NOW! MOTIVATE, MENTOR AND MASTER THE ART OF LEADING, will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Bethany Community Center in Washington Township. The program is intended to provide insight on leading with authenticity, defining your impact as a leader, transforming workplace culture and much more. Tickets: $65. For information, visit

MARCH 23 Taste dozens of signature pasta dishes from local restaurants and vote for your favorite at the ALL SAINTS INTERNATIONAL PASTA THROWDOWN, which will take place at All Saints Church in Leonia from 12 to 2 p.m. Proceeds from the event benefit Bergen County’s Center for Hope and Safety. Admission: $20 for adults, $10 for ages 12 and under, and ages 5 and under are FREE. To find out more details or to register, visit or call 201.947.1233.

MARCH 23 Chart-topping duo AIR SUPPLY will perform at the Bergen Performing Arts Center in Englewood at 8 p.m. The group started in Australia in 1975 and went on to produce several worldwide hits, including “The One That You Love,” “Making Love Out of Nothing at All” and “Lost in Love.” Tickets prices range from $49 to $99. For more information and to buy tickets, visit

MARCH 28 For a memorable night of dinner, dancing, silent auction and prizes, reserve a seat at A VERY SPECIAL NIGHT GALA, which takes place from 6 to 10 p.m. at the Edgewood Country Club in River Vale. The evening will support Very Special Homes, a company that creates quality and sustainable housing for people with special needs. Tickets: $200 each. To purchase tickets or for more details, visit

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