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The Ridgewood Weekend: Asian Festival, Baseball Greats, Theater

Patch's weekly guide to weekend events has a lot featured this weekend.

It won't rain all weekend and while you're out and about you can catch some great sport games, a festival to benefit those recovering in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. Additionally, there will be school plays, fashion shows, bar music, rummage sales, and oratorios.

So check out what's going on, Ridgewood.

Friday, April 1

  • The annual rummage sale will be held this weekend, on Friday and Saturday. The sale will run from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, including clothing, household and kitchen items, and more. Proceeds will benefit the church’s Memorial Scholarship Fund.
  • The College Club will be holding its featuring local designers and shops with some stuff to strut on the runway. Event is held at the Hilton in Woodcliff Lake starting at 11:30 a.m. running through 2 p.m.
  • Ridgewood High School will play at home against Hackensack High School at 4:15 p.m.
  • will be greeted by the fun show of Brian Kirk and the Jirks at 10 p.m. There is a cover charge.
  • The is celebrating its Community Family Night at the 'ol church grounds at 7:30 p.m., featuring "The Strange World of Reptiles."
  • The girls varsity softball team in Hackensack at 4:15 p.m. Everyone will be gunning for the Lady Maroons this season. They're the favorites.

Saturday, April 2

  • Ridgewood High School girls varsity track will compete in the Pawlowski Relays at Ramsey High School at 9 a.m.
  • will be holding a number of baseball-related events on Saturday, starting with Sports Illustrated editor Kostya Kennedy at 11 a.m.; popular former Yankee Joe Pepitone at 12 p.m.; and at 2 p.m., Bill White, former first baseman for the Giants and others.
  • ’s rummage sale, which will benefit the church’s Memorial Scholarship Fund, will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday is the last day of this annual sale.
  • Ridgewood High School boys varsity lacrosse will play at home against Chatham High School at 11 a.m.
  • varsity softball will play at the Bergen/Essex Challenge at the Immaculate Heart Academy at 4p.m.
  • is holding its annual Asian Festival beginning at 7 p.m. Dancers and other performances will be there. Tickets are $5 for adults and high school students, $3 for middle and elementary schoolers. Proceeds wil benefit those impacted by the Japan earthquake and tsunami.
  • Hawes Elementary School will be holding its performance of Beauty and the Beast at B.F.'s auditorium at 7 p.m.
  • The YMCA is having its from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

Sunday, April 3

  • A one-day art workshop for painters of all skill levels will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at for $100.
  • A workshop entitled, “Parenting in the Age of Facebook, Porn, & Apathy,” will be held at the from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. for $100 per person or $150 per couple.
  • The second showing of Hawes' Beauty and the Beast will be at B.F. at 2 p.m.
  • The “King David” Oratorio will be performed at the at 4 p.m. Admission is free and there will be baby sitting available.
  • Midland Park residents Laurie and Russ Kamp will be honored as Distinguished Service Award recipients for the 34th Annual Brunch. Tickets are $80 and the event starts at 12 p.m. at the Park Ridge Marriot.

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