As part of its partnership to help foster respect and combat prejudice in the sports community in the sports community, the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center and Athlete Ally recently unveiled a pioneering new exhibit, "Allyship."
Seminar in association with the Montclair State Training Education Program and JAG Physical Therapy on the treatment of leg injuries for athletes. Guest presenters are Dr. Michael Kelly, M.D., and John Gallucci, Jr., MS, ATC, PT, DPT. Program runs from 8 a.m.-12 noon, includes breakfast and refreshments. Fee: $10. To register, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Be part of the YES Network's live Yankees Hot Stove show, which airs from the Museum beginning at 6:30 p.m. Meet the panel of Bob Lorenz, Jack Curry, Meredith Marakovits and John Flaherty, who will also answer your Yankee and other baseball questions. Tickets $10, limited space available. To RSVP call (973) 655-2378.
Coming in January 2014, just in time for the Super Bowl at the Meadowlands, a special traveling exhibit - Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America. The exhibit is courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution and the New Jersey Council for the Humanities
Sports art drawing classes by noted artist and instructor Jerry Winick, owner of Pencilworks Studio, for children ages 7-12. The classes are on Sundays (Feb. 9, Feb. 16, Feb. 23, March 2 and March 9) from 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. - and held in conjunction with the Museum's new exhibit Hometown Teams, in association with the New Jersey Council for the Humanities and the Smithsonian Institution.
Fee for each class is $25. Fee to register for all five classes is $100. To register call (973) 655-2378.
Luxury bus trip from the Museum and tickets to see a matinee of the Broadway show Bronx Bombers at Circle in the Square. Conceived by the same team that produced the acclaimed hit Lombardi, the play centers around Yogi and Carmen Berra and Yankee greats, past and current. Bus leaves at 12 noon. Tickets: $85, includes transportation, theater seat and snack. $75 for members. Great holiday gift! To RSVP: (973) 655-2378.
Screening of film by Lou Cortese about the 1966 Verona High School football team that set a New Jersey state record by losing 32 consecutive games, and the lasting effects of their experiences, which included a 75-0 loss to powerhouse Madison High. Discussion following the screening, which begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $10. To RSVP: (973) 655-2378.