Here it comes that day of hearts, candies, flowers, blah blah blah… here are some exciting twists to enjoy this Valentine's Month without all that cheesiness. Whether you are single or in love, there’s something for the couples, girls night out or simply going solo. Enjoy these v-day festivities starting this weekend.
Get Artsy! Get Naked!
Ok so maybe you won’t be getting naked, but there will be a nude model drawing class at Painter’s Palette this Sunday 2/12, 6-8pm with Artist, Kern Bruce. On Valentine’s day itself, the Painter's Palette will be serving up a Wine Glass Paint & Sip class. Newark Museum also has Harlem Renaissance-themed paint and sip called Masterpiece & Merlot on February 24, 6-9pm ($40 members, $60 non-members).
More of a bystander? Enjoy a special Valentine's Day weekend performance by Grammy Award winning flamenco guitarist Hernan Romero along with his dancer and singer. Two shows on Sunday, February 12 at Mompou. Call to reserve your table: 973-578-8114
Your pussy hats might get worn one more time this month for the Vagina Monologues by the MidAtlantic Theatre Company. Proceeds of ticket sales will women’s abuse centers/shelters - Purple Reign and My Sisters Lighthouse. Performances are: 2/11 @ 8pm, 2/18 @ 8pm and 2/19 @ 3pm at Kilkenny Ale House. Tickets are $13.
The newly opened Newark Shoppes, a community storefront at 744 Broad Street is celebrating you on Saturday February 11, 12-5pm. Sip & Shop while enjoying poetry and complimentary decadent treats. There is a book reading at 12pm with tantalizing literary tales from two local authors and book signing. Pampering services begin at 2pm including massages, manicures, and facials.