Fri., Nov. 6th. Codey Ice Arena Open House. 10 to 2pm. Free activities and skate rentals. 560  Northfield Ave, West Orange. www.essexcountynj.org

Fri., Nov. 6th. Santa's Arrival at Livingston Mall. 6:30pm. Santa will be arriving on a fire truck. Radio Disney will provide games and lots of fun. 112 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston. www.simon.com

Sat., Nov. 7th & Sun., Nov. 8th. Art Studio Show and Open house at Pottery Peace. 10am to 8pm. Pottery demos, original paintings/pottery avail for purchase, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. FREE! 601 Chestnut Ridge Rd, Chestnut Ridge, NY, 201-785-4907. potterypeace.com  

FUNDRAISER/BENEFITS

Sat., Nov. 7th. "Sweat for the Cure" at CORE The Center of Fitness. 8am to 12pm. Take a spin class, hiphop/latin dance class, do a 5k run, do the bench press competition, etc. "Shop for the Cure" will happen on the front lawn–food, clothing, cosmetics, bags for sale. Proceeds benefit St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, a VERY worthy cause. Event link here. www.stjude.org 91 Ruckman Road, Closter, NJ.

Sat., Nov. 7th. Tiffany & Co. Cocktail Party. 6:30 to 8:30pm. Raffle tickets are $25 each for these 4 items: a pearl necklace, earrings, a Paloma Picasso pearl bracelet and Torsade. This event benefits the Valley Hospital Auxiliary. More info, call the co chair of the event Joan Doherty at (201) 818-1242. Riverside Mall, Hackensack, NJ. 

SHOW

Sun, Nov. 8th. Pigeon Party! 11am to 2pm. If your child is a fan of the Mo Willem's Pigeon books then they'll love this interactive concert. Presented by the UK's Big Wooden House Theatre Company. South Orange Performing Arts Center. 1 SOPAC Way. www.sopacnow.org. $20.