Patch has put together some things you need to know for Monday.
This is the time of summer when the thing parents hear from the kids most is, "I'm bored!" Not this Monday, when there is much on tap for the young set, including this: Give your wee one a week-long staycation to tour the arts in a Summer Art Workshopexploring the works of William H. Johnson. This is week nine of a 10-week offering for youth ages 5-12 (next week, the subject is the art of Vincent Van Gogh), but newbies are certainly welcome for this week as Express Yourself Studios gives kids the chance to experiment with a variety of media in a fun and supportive as they learn all about the artist of the week. The cost is $175 for the week; call for more details, discount information and the full schedule. Express Yourself Studios is located at 1877 Springfield Ave.
If Batman and Wonder Woman are more your kids' speed, Parteaz and Music & More w/ Kelly have joined forces to present a Super Hero Training Camp for girls and boys ages four through seven (three-year-olds who've been potty trained are welcome too). This one-week camp’s mission: defeat inactivity and listlessness and give kids the opportunity to build self-confidence and coordination through fun exercises, games, crafts and more, including making super-hero capes, power belts and masks. Contact organizers at 973-447-0616 for pricing and deals for Patch readers. The camp is held at Parteaz, 1860 Springfield Ave., and begins at 1:30 p.m.
If you're a fan of locally grown produce, tastes from the world and healthy eating, you should make plans for today's installment of the Maplewood Farmer's Market. Among the goodies you'll find are Jersey Fresh vegetables, honey, doughnuts, breads, homemade cheeses, Cambodian food and more. Through October, area farmers, food trucks and and vendors offer their wares for sale every Monday from 2-7 p.m. on Springfield Avenue at the Indiana Street parking lot—don't miss it.