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Thursday, October 16 Peak Performances Presents: Apropos With trademark playfulness and wit, The Symptoms, Hungary’s premiere contemporary dance/theater company, ponders the critical questions of aging. When will I lose my virginity? Will I find work I love? How do I balance work with parenthood? Do I have enough money to retire? How long will I keep my looks? Will I ever have sex again? The Symptoms’ clear-eyed, kind-hearted response to our human vulnerabilities is poignant, funny and brave. 7:30pm. Oct. 17, 7:30pm, Oct. 18, 8pm Oct. 19, 3pm. Alexander Kasser Theater, Montclair State University One Normal Ave., Upper Montclair. 973-655-4000. www.montclair.edu/kasser

The Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir Performs

Sunday, October 12 MDR in the Loft: “The Subject” An upstart documentarian builds his success on the death of one of his teenage subjects, and wrestles with the consequences in this thrilling new play that deals with race, privilege and ambition. 7pm. South Orange Performing Arts Center, One SOPAC Way, South Orange. 973-275-1114. wwwsopacnow.org

Tot Traditions The Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir, a company of 15 singers and 4 traditional Senegalese Drummers, interpret gospel/Negro spirituals, traditional African songs, and the magnificent masses. 7:30pm. Kean Stage, 1000 Morris Ave., Union. 908-737-7469. www.keanstage.com

Victor Manuelle Performs

At Temple Sholom of West Essex take time once a month for one hour to explore the rich tapestry of Jewish Life with your toddler through song, dance, crafts, holiday foods, games and Hebrew language. Each session will focus on a different Jewish Holiday and will be led by Emily Walsh, who is educated in theatre, storytelling and pre-k education. 10am. Temple Sholom of West Essex, 760 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove. 973-239-1321.

Wellness In The Park

Víctor Manuelle, is a successful Latin Grammy nominated American-born Puerto Rican salsa singer, songwriter, and improvisational son singer, known to his fans as El Sonero de la Juventud (“The Singer Of Youths”). He is identified primarily with salsa romantica or “salsa monga”, but has also experimented with styles ranging from Colombian vallenato to reggaeton.8pm. Bergen PAC, 30 N. Van Brunt St., Engelwood. 201-2271030. www.bergenpac.org

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The day kicks off with the Be Well 5k Walk presented by Hackensack UMC Mountainside starting at 9am, followed by the Wellness in the Park Festival from 10am-5pm—featuring over 150 vendors in the areas of fitness, wellness, holistic health, beauty, healthy food, kids activities, music and more. Free lectures and fitness classes also offered including presentations by the hospital staff on what it means to “Be Well” and enjoy a healthy lifestyle at any age. Brookdale Park, Watchung Ave., Bloomfiled. www.mountainsidehosp.com/bewellrunwalk

Books & Bagels “Norwegian by Night” a funny and poignant first novel by Derek B. Miller will be reviewed by our member Marlene Tuch. 10:30 am. Free. RSVP requested. Temple Sholom of West Essex, 760 Pompton Ave., Cedar Grove. 973-239-1321.

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