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Free Things to Do in New Jersey in August

Have fun with the family without taking out your wallet. Check out these free activities around the state.

Take The Plunge at Indoor Water Parks and Pools

It's the perfect time to plan an extra-fun family outing. Take a trip to an inside water park or indoor pool!

The Best Adventure Obstacle Courses and Ziplines around NJ

Got daredevil kids? Let them reach new heights by soaring on ziplines, scaling cargo nets and traversing wobbly suspension bridges.

Things To Do In NJ This Weekend

Our picks for the best things to do in NJ with kids this weekend.

3 Things to Book a Sitter for In August

20 Things to Do Before Labor Day in NJ

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Are Your Kids at Risk for Lead Poisoning in NJ?

Think lead poisoning is old news? Think again. As many as 245,000 kids may have been exposed to high levels of lead from 2000–2014.

Two Massive New Water Parks Are Making Their Way to New Jersey

Watch out, Poconos! The Garden State may shortly become the Water Park State after the announcement of two giant parks approved in the Meadowlands and Atlantic City.

Why I Want My Daughter To Be Rejected (Sometimes)

Who is more upset when kids get cut from the team? The parents or the kids? Sometimes a little bit of rejection can lead to a kid's personal growth.

Study Finds Argumentative Parents May Have an Effect on Kids’ Emotional Development

When parents fight a lot in front of the kids, there can be some surprising effects on how their children process their emotions, a new study shows.

5 Ways to Get Your Kids to Argue Less

Although there’s no magic cure to stop arguments and jealousy, here are some ways to reduce sibling rivalry in your house.

The Golden Popsicle Awards 2015: NJ's Best Family-Friendly Food

Picked by YOU, these ice cream, pizza, diner, burger, cupcake and kid-friendly spots are a cut above the rest.

The Golden Popsicle Awards 2015: South Jersey Winners

The results are in! Here are the best spots to eat in South Jersey.

The Golden Popsicle Awards 2015: Morris County Winners

The results are in! Here are the Golden Popsicle winners and runners up in Morris County.

The Golden Popsicle Awards 2015: Essex County Winners

The results are in! Here are the winners of the Golden Popsicle Awards in Essex County.

The Golden Popsicle Awards 2015: Central Jersey Winners

The results are in! Here are the Golden Popsicle Award winners from Central Jersey.

The Best Bikes for Kids

Here's a round-up of kid-friendly bikes perfect for all ages.

Living in Wayne

The Coppolecchia family shares their experience about living in Wayne, NJ.

8 Things Teachers Expect Your Kid to Know by the First Day of Kindergarten

Lessons to teach children before the first day of school.

Can Breast Milk Make Your Baby Smarter?

A new study shows that breastfeeding may really make your baby smarter.

What You Need to Know About Modern Braces

Braces have changed a lot, here's what you need to know before you take your kid to the orthodontist.

Big Recall: IKEA Recalls Kids’ Dressers: What You Need to Know

IKEA has recalled the Malm chest after two fatalities involving furniture that tipped over. Here’s all the info you need to figure out if your child’s dresser is affected.

Woman Gives Birth in a Car -- And Her Husband Captures it on Video

This is our worst nightmare. This mom doesn’t make it the hospital in time and gives birth in the car—while her husband films the whole thing.

5 New Things to Make With Blueberries

Picked far more blueberries than you and your crew could ever possibly consume? Here are some great alternatives to your standard blueberry muffins.

Where to Find Free Outdoor Movies in NJ this Summer

Enjoy movies (for free!) under the stars in one of those great parks!

Funplex's Splashplex Water Park is Now Open

Funplex has unveiled their newly redone Splashplex, and it's a massive new water park that is a good option for those who don't want to trek too far from home.

The Girl Scouts Turn Down a Major Donation in Support of Transgender Girls

Girls Scouts turns down $100,000 check because the donation came with strings it couldn’t accept.

Authorities Warn of Terrorist Threat Around July 4th: What You Need to Know

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a terror warning for the upcoming July 4th weekend in the wake of recent Isis attacks. Here's what you and your family need to know.

Best NJ Places to Take Preschoolers in July

Top 8 things to do with your 5-and-under cutie pies this month

The Disturbing Reason Your Eyes Turn Red in the Pool

It’s not just the chlorine that makes your eyes bloodshot after a dip in the swimming pool. What does it is horrifying, so brace yourself.
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August 2015

Arts and crafts meet berry delights at this annual family festival in Manasquan. The town's seniors, who run the event, make strawberry shortcake and pies, berry cakes and all sorts of other...

Where:
Squan Plaza
Abe Voorhees Dr.
Manasquan, NJ  08736
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Telephone: 732-223-3710
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Not only will you delight in the sweet taste of Alstede Farms’ amazing homegrown peaches, but we also provide you with a Hay Wagon ride around our beautiful farm and a delicious ‘all you can...

Cost: Adults $12.99 Kids $6.99, Kids under 2 are free

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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SummerART July 6–August 28, 2015 9am – 5pm Join MAM to experience a summer full of art-making! SummerART is a comprehensive summer program in the Yard School of Art including camp for...

Cost: various

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair
New Jersey, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo

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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
Website »

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COUNT BASIE THEATRE’S 7 WEEK SUMMER SESSION OF CLASSES FOR AGES 4 to Adult The Performing Arts Academy at the Count Basie Theatre announces a 7 Week Summer Session full of week-long camps,...

Cost: Check the website for more info!

Where:
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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You’ll begin the day with a hearty breakfast to charge you up for the day ahead. Following breakfast, your excursion will begin via Trek mountain bike as you cruise between the 1000 foot walls...

Cost: $99.99 per person

Where:
Pocono Biking
7 Hazard Square
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Telephone: 570-325-3654
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At Joe's Fish Co. on Surfside Pier, enjoy breakfast or brunch with a wide range of food options. Then, take pictures with fun characters wandering the pier, get involved in arts and crafts,...

Cost: $45 for children, $40 for adults

Where:
, NJ

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Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Introduce your children to the Montclair Art Museum and the wonderful world of art with a two-hour outing, where you can get to know other kids and their parents, tour the museum, listen to a...

Cost: $6 for members, $18 for non-members

Where:
, NJ

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Whitewater raft the action packed Lehigh River Gorge and experience the best whitewater in the tri-state area! Surrounded by state park protected woodlands and mountains, you will enjoy 12 miles...

Cost: Individual - $65.99 (ages 8 & up)

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Telephone: 1-800-944-8392
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. The theme for August is ‘I’m So...

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
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Action Fun Farm Fun for all ages. Over 30 activities! Bring your family, friends, school, class, birthday, scout, or church groups to Heaven Hill Farm for bushels of good, old-fashioned fun down on...

Cost: $10.00 per person age 2 and under are free.

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
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Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
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Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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Tomato Festival AUGUST 1 & 2 (10:30am - 4pm) AUGUST JUST GOT TASTIER! FROM THE FARM TO YOUR TABLE! Our tomatoes are born and raised on the farm, and have a superior flavor than their store-bought...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Sponsor: Oasis Family Farm
Telephone: 609-259-7300
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See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

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The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
Website »

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What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Enjoy scrumptious peach treats galore: homemade peach ice cream, peach shortcakes, peach ice tea slushies, and peach pies (including peach blueberry, peach melba, peach praline, and – of course...

Cost: see website for details

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
Website »

More information

Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »

More information

Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Website »

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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
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Farm meets fun at NJ's largest agricultural fair. The event features livestock, a horse show, a carnival, petting zoo, and much more.  

Cost: Adults $12 ($8 evenings, after 8:30 PM); Children 6-12 $6; Senior $9

Where:
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Augusta, NJ  07822
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Telephone: (973) 948-5500
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Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
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Remember macramé? Well, Kokedama is the new hipster version! Join Superintendent of Horticultural Education Lesley Parness as she demonstrates the art of Kokedama. By wrapping a plant in a layer...

Cost: $5 per person.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
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The Bergen County Debate Club would like to invite you and your child to attend a FREE trial lesson of our popular and highly effective Debate and Public Speaking program for students ages 10-14....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bergen County Debate Club
2185 Lemoine Avenue
Fort Lee , NJ  07024
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Telephone: 201-421-8621
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Every third Saturday of the month, kids 5 and up and their parent/guardian can come engage in an hour-long drop in program at the gallery and garden at the Montclair Art Museum.

Cost: $6 for museum members, $15 for non-members

Where:
, NJ

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Roger Duvoisin’s remarkable children’s book illustrations have charmed and captivated generations of young readers, guiding them through some of life’s important lessons. The story of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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Learn croquet’s English origins and lots of other interesting stuff. The Rutgers Preparatory School’s Croquet Team, on The Frelinghuysen Arboretum’s Great Lawn, demonstrates the art of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
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From the TONY Award-winning songwriting team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Seussical, Ragtime) comes the Olivier Award-winning Once On This Island. This highly original and theatrical...

Cost: 25.00

Where:
Pax Amicus Castle Theatre
23 Lake Shore Road
Budd Lake, NJ  07828
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Sponsor: Pax Amicus Castle Theatre
Telephone: 973-691-2100
Contact Name: Karen Boyer
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Hemlines explores 20th century women's fashions from 1900 to 1969. On display are hats, shoes, handbags, jewelry, furs, wedding attire and of course, dresses from each of the decades. Anyone...

Cost: $5 per adult/ $3 per child/ $10 for a family

Where:
Schoolhouse Museum
650 E. Glen Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ  07450
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Sponsor: Ridgewood Historical Society
Telephone: 201-652-7354
Contact Name: Sheila Brogan

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The best day of the week for the whole family is Sunday at Yogi Berra Stadium! As the Jackals take on Rockland, you can enjoy ice cream at half price throughout the stadium! After the game, kids...

Cost: $10-$12

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
8 Yogi Berra Dr
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Guided Nature Walk 1st Sunday of the month March 1, 3:30-4:30**, **Sign up for Maple Sugaring before your walk Enjoy the season with a guided walk along one of Tenafly Nature Center’s trails with...

Cost: Members FREE/Non-members $5;Children under 2 FREE

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Avenue
Tenafly, NJ  07670
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Sponsor: Tenafly Nature Center
Telephone: 201-568-6093
Contact Name: Timothy Palla
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THE TURTLES featuring FLO & EDDIE (“It Ain't Me Babe,” “Let Me Be,” “Happy Together”) THE ASSOCIATION ("Never My Love," "Windy," "Cherish") THE COWSILLS ("Hair (Let the Sunshine In),...

Cost: $35-$95

Where:
State Theatre
15 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
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If your children like animals, they won’t want to miss watching the aquarium’s biologists feed and train their Nile hippos, Button and Genny. Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Show times are...

Cost: Free with aquarium ticket

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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For an inside look at some of the zoo exhibits at the Turtle Back Zoo in Essex County, hop on a guided tour of some of its best zoo exhibits. Perfect for the kids interested in learning about...

Cost: $7 per person; pre-registration and payment in advance required

Where:
, NJ

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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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SummerART July 6–August 28, 2015 9am – 5pm Join MAM to experience a summer full of art-making! SummerART is a comprehensive summer program in the Yard School of Art including camp for...

Cost: various

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair
New Jersey, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo

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Join our farm family for the week and make memories that last a lifetime! For the last 9 years, we have opened our barn doors to children for the ultimate fun-on-the-farm experience. We have a...

Cost: $300-$425

Where:
Fulper Family Farmstead
281 Rocktown Lambertville Road
Lambertville , NJ  08530
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Telephone: 609-651-5991
Website »

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COUNT BASIE THEATRE’S 7 WEEK SUMMER SESSION OF CLASSES FOR AGES 4 to Adult The Performing Arts Academy at the Count Basie Theatre announces a 7 Week Summer Session full of week-long camps,...

Cost: Check the website for more info!

Where:
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Website »

More information

Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. The theme for August is ‘I’m So...

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »


Telephone: 973.326.7603
Website »

More information

Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

More information

Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
Website »

More information

Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
View map »

More information

Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
View map »


Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
Website »

More information

At Joe's Fish Co. on Surfside Pier, enjoy breakfast or brunch with a wide range of food options. Then, take pictures with fun characters wandering the pier, get involved in arts and crafts,...

Cost: $45 for children, $40 for adults

Where:
, NJ

More information

Introduce your children to the Montclair Art Museum and the wonderful world of art with a two-hour outing, where you can get to know other kids and their parents, tour the museum, listen to a...

Cost: $6 for members, $18 for non-members

Where:
, NJ

More information

Action Fun Farm Fun for all ages. Over 30 activities! Bring your family, friends, school, class, birthday, scout, or church groups to Heaven Hill Farm for bushels of good, old-fashioned fun down on...

Cost: $10.00 per person age 2 and under are free.

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
View map »


Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
Website »

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Drop in for a Naturalist led tour of the NEW Kate Gorrie Butterfly House. Learn about the nectar and host plants we have selected to grow, the butterflies that inhabit the house and how you can...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Center
31 Titus Mill Rd.
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Assoc.
Telephone: 609 737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
Website »

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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »

More information

The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
Website »

More information

Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »


Website »

More information

What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
View map »

More information

See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

More information

Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

More information

Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
View map »


Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
Website »

More information

Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
View map »


Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
Website »

More information

Children grades K-5 are invited to embark on an epic, laughter-filled journey that proves 'super' heroes really do exist at SCLSNJ. Sciencetellers will present a Super Heroes program, inviting...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Bound Brook Memorial Library branch
402 E. High Street
Bound Brook, NJ  08805
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Marketing Team
Website »

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Every third Saturday of the month, kids 5 and up and their parent/guardian can come engage in an hour-long drop in program at the gallery and garden at the Montclair Art Museum.

Cost: $6 for museum members, $15 for non-members

Where:
, NJ

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July 13, 20, 27 and August 3. Enjoy the challenge and joy of completing a painting either in oil or acrylic, on the Watershed Reserve under the tutelage of ACP instructor Ray Brown! Registration is...

Cost: $150 M/$175 NM

Where:
The Watershed Reserve
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
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The Garden State Discovery Museum is excited to introduce: Movie Mondays! Come every Monday night in July & August, 2015 for $5 after 5 PM and watch a different Flashback Film every week. List of...

Cost: $5.00 after 5:00 PM

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road Suite 100
Cherry Hill , NJ  08003
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Children grades K-5 are invited to embark on an epic, laughter-filled journey that proves 'super' heroes really do exist at SCLSNJ. Sciencetellers will present a Super Heroes program, inviting...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Somerville Library branch
35 W. End Avenue
Somerville, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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Cure that case of the Mondays with the Jackals as they take on Rockland! Be sure to come hungry because throughout the entire game you can purchase hot dogs for only $1! And don't forget to bring...

Cost: $10-$12

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
8 Yogi Berra Dr
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

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Have some good, old-fashioned fair fun with pony rides, animal displays, carnival rides, and more.  

Cost: Adults: $7;Seniors (ages 65+): $4; Kids (3-12): $1; Kids age 2 and under: free

Where:
Middlesex County Fairgrounds
655 Cranbury Rd
East Brunswick, NJ  08816
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Telephone: 732-257-8858
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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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Babies 4 months to 10 months. Come to a bugs class at The Little Gym Of Roxbury! We build their shoulder girdle muscles, legs, do parachute, work on grip strength, sing songs and more!

Cost: Free First Time Guests!

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
Contact Name: Danielle
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If your children like animals, they won’t want to miss watching the aquarium’s biologists feed and train their Nile hippos, Button and Genny. Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Show times are...

Cost: Free with aquarium ticket

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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Farm meets fun at NJ's largest agricultural fair. The event features livestock, a horse show, a carnival, petting zoo, and much more.  

Cost: Adults $12 ($8 evenings, after 8:30 PM); Children 6-12 $6; Senior $9

Where:
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Augusta, NJ  07822
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Telephone: (973) 948-5500
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For an inside look at some of the zoo exhibits at the Turtle Back Zoo in Essex County, hop on a guided tour of some of its best zoo exhibits. Perfect for the kids interested in learning about...

Cost: $7 per person; pre-registration and payment in advance required

Where:
, NJ

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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. The theme for August is ‘I’m So...

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
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SummerART July 6–August 28, 2015 9am – 5pm Join MAM to experience a summer full of art-making! SummerART is a comprehensive summer program in the Yard School of Art including camp for...

Cost: various

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair
New Jersey, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo

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COUNT BASIE THEATRE’S 7 WEEK SUMMER SESSION OF CLASSES FOR AGES 4 to Adult The Performing Arts Academy at the Count Basie Theatre announces a 7 Week Summer Session full of week-long camps,...

Cost: Check the website for more info!

Where:
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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At Joe's Fish Co. on Surfside Pier, enjoy breakfast or brunch with a wide range of food options. Then, take pictures with fun characters wandering the pier, get involved in arts and crafts,...

Cost: $45 for children, $40 for adults

Where:
, NJ

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Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
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Read & Pick is an innovative program that combines picking fruit with your young child and listening to a story highlighting the fruit. Parents and young children (ages preschool to 8 years) are...

Cost: $7

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Terhune Ochards
Telephone: 609-924-2310
Contact Name: Farm Store
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FREE BREAKFAST CLUB: Family Partners of Morris-Sussex Counties is hosting a youth lead group called The Breakfast Club. The Breakfast Club meets on Tuesdays and Thursday starting on July 2nd and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Family Partners Morris-Sussex Counties
Community Room
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners Morris-Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Cheire Lozaw
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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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Come for a blast! Help Oliver the owl solve the mystery questions... dance with the camel, rescue the peacock... Different story every other week! www.mykinderclub.com

Cost: $15 per kid

Where:
My Kinder Club
880 River Road 2nd floor
Edgewater, NJ  07020
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The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Join Liberty Hall Museum for a special summer children's activity! In this unique tour, children and their parents will view the Museum through the eyes of its youngest former occupants: the...

Cost: $8 per child, $10 per adult

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Introduce your children to the Montclair Art Museum and the wonderful world of art with a two-hour outing, where you can get to know other kids and their parents, tour the museum, listen to a...

Cost: $6 for members, $18 for non-members

Where:
, NJ

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Action Fun Farm Fun for all ages. Over 30 activities! Bring your family, friends, school, class, birthday, scout, or church groups to Heaven Hill Farm for bushels of good, old-fashioned fun down on...

Cost: $10.00 per person age 2 and under are free.

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
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Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
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Every third Saturday of the month, kids 5 and up and their parent/guardian can come engage in an hour-long drop in program at the gallery and garden at the Montclair Art Museum.

Cost: $6 for museum members, $15 for non-members

Where:
, NJ

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FREE food, FREE entertainment, FREE ice skating, giveaways, and more! Join the Morris County Park Police, and over 40 law enforcement and community agencies. Explore a variety of emergency...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Mennen Sports Arena
161 Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Police & Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7654
Contact Name: Morris County Park Police
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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
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Experiment with science and explore new ideas with fun hands-on activities, exciting demos, and more! Grades 1 – 4 July 7 July 14 July 21 July 28 August 11

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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“Growing in the Garden” is a year-round hands-on art program for pre-schoolers and their caregivers, meeting twice a month at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum (MHHM). Each program includes a...

Cost: $12 per pair (child and caregiver) for non-members and $8 per pair for members

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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Young star gazers join Magic Tree House characters Jack and Annie as they discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more. Who can help them answer the questions posted by...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
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Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
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For this very special Discovery Theatre show, the words are in the hands of our young imaginative friends. We’re asking kids to write skits inspired by the title, and we will bring them to life...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Rd
Cherry Hill, NJ  08003
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Children will assist the performer with making soup...from a stone! They will provide sound effects, physical movements, and lines of dialogue as they hide their supplies and then suggest foods to...

Cost: free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Hillsborough Library branch
379 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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Travel with an average yellow star on his quest to get a "name" and a planet to call his own. A "cool" red star, a "hot" blue star, a dying star, double stars and the Milky Way Galaxy teach the...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
Website »

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“Growing in the Garden” is a year-round hands-on art program for pre-schoolers and their caregivers, meeting twice a month at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum (MHHM). Each program includes a...

Cost: $12 per pair (child and caregiver) for non-members and $8 per pair for members

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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For an inside look at some of the zoo exhibits at the Turtle Back Zoo in Essex County, hop on a guided tour of some of its best zoo exhibits. Perfect for the kids interested in learning about...

Cost: $7 per person; pre-registration and payment in advance required

Where:
, NJ

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Join the Garden State Discovery Museum for Trivia Tuesday nights from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Winner gets a special prize!

Cost: $5.00 after 5:00 PM

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road Suite 100
Cherry Hill, NJ  08003
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Get ready for the most wild and adventure-filled Night At the Museumever, as Larry spans the globe, uniting favorite and new characters while embarking on an epic quest to save the magic before it...

Cost: Free

Where:
State Theatre
15 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Forget bugs, beware of giffles! This exciting hybrid program is part touring play, part interactive workshop. Appropriate for children ages 3-9. For more information or to register:...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Hillsborough Library branch
379 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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Farm meets fun at NJ's largest agricultural fair. The event features livestock, a horse show, a carnival, petting zoo, and much more.  

Cost: Adults $12 ($8 evenings, after 8:30 PM); Children 6-12 $6; Senior $9

Where:
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Augusta, NJ  07822
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Telephone: (973) 948-5500
Website »

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If your children like animals, they won’t want to miss watching the aquarium’s biologists feed and train their Nile hippos, Button and Genny. Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Show times are...

Cost: Free with aquarium ticket

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
View map »

More information

Have some good, old-fashioned fair fun with pony rides, animal displays, carnival rides, and more.  

Cost: Adults: $7;Seniors (ages 65+): $4; Kids (3-12): $1; Kids age 2 and under: free

Where:
Middlesex County Fairgrounds
655 Cranbury Rd
East Brunswick, NJ  08816
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Telephone: 732-257-8858
Website »

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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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The annual Rockefeller Center farmers market returns this summer, giving Midtown shoppers access to specialty products including fresh produce, meat, eggs, flowers, baked goods, cheeses, wine and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center Plaza
50th Street between 5th & 6th Avenues
New York, NY  10112
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Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
View map »

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At Joe's Fish Co. on Surfside Pier, enjoy breakfast or brunch with a wide range of food options. Then, take pictures with fun characters wandering the pier, get involved in arts and crafts,...

Cost: $45 for children, $40 for adults

Where:
, NJ

More information

Introduce your children to the Montclair Art Museum and the wonderful world of art with a two-hour outing, where you can get to know other kids and their parents, tour the museum, listen to a...

Cost: $6 for members, $18 for non-members

Where:
, NJ

More information

COUNT BASIE THEATRE’S 7 WEEK SUMMER SESSION OF CLASSES FOR AGES 4 to Adult The Performing Arts Academy at the Count Basie Theatre announces a 7 Week Summer Session full of week-long camps,...

Cost: Check the website for more info!

Where:
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Appropriate for children entering grades 1-4. Advance registration required. Please call 973.971.3710 or email programs@morrismuseum.org to reserve you child’s space. July 8: Nano Science July...

Cost: $30/child for Members; $40/child for Non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

More information

SummerART July 6–August 28, 2015 9am – 5pm Join MAM to experience a summer full of art-making! SummerART is a comprehensive summer program in the Yard School of Art including camp for...

Cost: various

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair
New Jersey, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo

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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. The theme for August is ‘I’m So...

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »


Telephone: 973.326.7603
Website »

More information

Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
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Come visit Hilltop on Wednesday, August 5 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and explore what a Hilltop education could do for your child.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hilltop Country Day School
32 Lafayette Road
Sparta, NJ  07871
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Telephone: 973-729-5485

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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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Come to Ort Farms Every Wednesday and Enjoy Storytime Down on the Farm! This fun event includes a story, snack, craft and visit with the animals.

Cost: $4 per child

Where:
Ort Farms LLC
25 Bartley Road
Long Valley, NJ  07853
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Rumplestiltskin is the lively tale of the funny little man who spins straw into gold to gain the first born child of the King and Queen. This delightful musical includes singing, dancing, comedy,...

Cost: $15

Where:
Wilkins Theatre
Kean University
1000 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Premiere Stages
Telephone: 908-737-7469
Contact Name: Box Office
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Action Fun Farm Fun for all ages. Over 30 activities! Bring your family, friends, school, class, birthday, scout, or church groups to Heaven Hill Farm for bushels of good, old-fashioned fun down on...

Cost: $10.00 per person age 2 and under are free.

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
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Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
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Have you ever wondered what kinds of plants and animals live in the aquatic world? Each week we will head out on the Reserve trails with Teacher-Naturalist Vicky Allen and explore the nearby...

Cost: fee per class: $12M/$18NM

Where:
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Reserve
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Telephone: 609-737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
Website »

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Every third Saturday of the month, kids 5 and up and their parent/guardian can come engage in an hour-long drop in program at the gallery and garden at the Montclair Art Museum.

Cost: $6 for museum members, $15 for non-members

Where:
, NJ

More information

What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
View map »

More information

Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »


Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Dikki Ellis. Never a dull moment with this show! Dikki makes the impossible become believable with a combination of old time circus skills mixed with a new age magic twist for all ages. Audience...

Cost: $10 Members/$12 General Public, $9 Groups of 20 or more

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3706

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The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
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Babies 4 months to 10 months. Come to a bugs class at The Little Gym Of Roxbury! We build their shoulder girdle muscles, legs, do parachute, work on grip strength, sing songs and more!

Cost: Free First Time Guests!

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
Contact Name: Danielle
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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
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“Lunch with the Librarian”, for pre-school children and their caregivers in the gardens each Wednesday at noon in August and September. Bring a chair or blanket and lunch and enjoy stories,...

Cost: N/A

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum Garden
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
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For this very special Discovery Theatre show, the words are in the hands of our young imaginative friends. We’re asking kids to write skits inspired by the title, and we will bring them to life...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Rd
Cherry Hill, NJ  08003
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A family from another star system is seeking the perfect vacation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known dwarf planet; sail through the rings of Saturn; feel Jupiter's lightning...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Children grades K-5 are invited to embark on an epic, laughter-filled journey that proves 'super' heroes really do exist at SCLSNJ. Sciencetellers will present a Super Heroes program, inviting...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Mary Jacobs Memorial Library branch
64 Washington Street
Rocky Hill, NJ  08553
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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Dress up like your favorite superhero or anime character and come down to the Library to strut your stuff. The coolest costume wins a prize! Superhero themed games and activities, as well as a...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's North Plainfield Memorial Library branch
6 Rockview Avenue
North Plainfield, NJ  07060
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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Enjoy a laser and video concert featuring songs by a variety of artists including "We Are All Made of Stars" by Moby, "Jungle Love" by the Steve Miller Band, "Best Day of My Life" by American...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Join the Garden State Discovery Museum every Wednesday night in July and August for Groovin' & Grubbin'! We will have gourmet food trucks from 5pm-8pm and a free outdoor concert at 7pm. Admission...

Cost: $5.00 after 5:00pm

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road Suite 100
Cherry Hill , NJ  08003
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Telephone: 856-424-1233
Contact Name: Jordan Blau
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Children grades K-5 are invited to embark on an epic, laughter-filled journey that proves 'super' heroes really do exist at SCLSNJ. Sciencetellers will present a Super Heroes program, inviting...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Hillsborough Library branch
379 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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The Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange is extending its hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays this summer, allowing admission until 8 p.m. and keeping the zoo open until 8:30 p.m., a full four hours later...

Cost: zoo admission

Where:
, NJ

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Come to the zoo Wednesdays at dusk for Family Fun Night and stay for the "Zoo-vies". See Jurassic Park August 5; bring your own lawn chair. Free admission. Refreshments for...

Where:
, NJ

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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
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Farm meets fun at NJ's largest agricultural fair. The event features livestock, a horse show, a carnival, petting zoo, and much more.  

Cost: Adults $12 ($8 evenings, after 8:30 PM); Children 6-12 $6; Senior $9

Where:
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Augusta, NJ  07822
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Telephone: (973) 948-5500
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Have some good, old-fashioned fair fun with pony rides, animal displays, carnival rides, and more.  

Cost: Adults: $7;Seniors (ages 65+): $4; Kids (3-12): $1; Kids age 2 and under: free

Where:
Middlesex County Fairgrounds
655 Cranbury Rd
East Brunswick, NJ  08816
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Telephone: 732-257-8858
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An Italian fair with rides, food, entertainment and fireworks.

Cost: Free *Tickets are extra

Where:
Joe Palaia Park
200 Whalepond Rd
Oakhurst, NJ  07755
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Telephone: 732-531-5768
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For an inside look at some of the zoo exhibits at the Turtle Back Zoo in Essex County, hop on a guided tour of some of its best zoo exhibits. Perfect for the kids interested in learning about...

Cost: $7 per person; pre-registration and payment in advance required

Where:
, NJ

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If your children like animals, they won’t want to miss watching the aquarium’s biologists feed and train their Nile hippos, Button and Genny. Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Show times are...

Cost: Free with aquarium ticket

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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At Joe's Fish Co. on Surfside Pier, enjoy breakfast or brunch with a wide range of food options. Then, take pictures with fun characters wandering the pier, get involved in arts and crafts,...

Cost: $45 for children, $40 for adults

Where:
, NJ

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The annual Rockefeller Center farmers market returns this summer, giving Midtown shoppers access to specialty products including fresh produce, meat, eggs, flowers, baked goods, cheeses, wine and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center Plaza
50th Street between 5th & 6th Avenues
New York, NY  10112
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Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Introduce your children to the Montclair Art Museum and the wonderful world of art with a two-hour outing, where you can get to know other kids and their parents, tour the museum, listen to a...

Cost: $6 for members, $18 for non-members

Where:
, NJ

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Action Fun Farm Fun for all ages. Over 30 activities! Bring your family, friends, school, class, birthday, scout, or church groups to Heaven Hill Farm for bushels of good, old-fashioned fun down on...

Cost: $10.00 per person age 2 and under are free.

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
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Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
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Every third Saturday of the month, kids 5 and up and their parent/guardian can come engage in an hour-long drop in program at the gallery and garden at the Montclair Art Museum.

Cost: $6 for museum members, $15 for non-members

Where:
, NJ

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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

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SummerART July 6–August 28, 2015 9am – 5pm Join MAM to experience a summer full of art-making! SummerART is a comprehensive summer program in the Yard School of Art including camp for...

Cost: various

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair
New Jersey, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo

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COUNT BASIE THEATRE’S 7 WEEK SUMMER SESSION OF CLASSES FOR AGES 4 to Adult The Performing Arts Academy at the Count Basie Theatre announces a 7 Week Summer Session full of week-long camps,...

Cost: Check the website for more info!

Where:
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. The theme for August is ‘I’m So...

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
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Wagner Farm Arboretum’s 2015 Farmers’ Market is moving! You can find us in the center of Warren at 46 Mountain Blvd. in front of the Warren Municipal Complex on Thursdays 3 – 7...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren Municipal Complex
46 Mountain Blvd
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Wagner Farm Arboretum
Telephone: (908)350-7383
Contact Name: Mary DeLello
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The Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange is extending its hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays this summer, allowing admission until 8 p.m. and keeping the zoo open until 8:30 p.m., a full four hours later...

Cost: zoo admission

Where:
, NJ

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Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
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Turtle Dance Music, a music, theater and education company, will perform a Concert for Little Superheroes for caped-crusaders ages 4+. The show will be a thrilling, hour long adventure that will...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Bound Brook Memorial Library branch
402 East High Street
Bound Brook, NJ  08805
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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FREE BREAKFAST CLUB: Family Partners of Morris-Sussex Counties is hosting a youth lead group called The Breakfast Club. The Breakfast Club meets on Tuesdays and Thursday starting on July 2nd and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Family Partners Morris-Sussex Counties
Community Room
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners Morris-Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Cheire Lozaw
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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
Website »

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Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
Website »

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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

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Children grades K-5 are invited to embark on an epic, laughter-filled journey that proves 'super' heroes really do exist at SCLSNJ. Sciencetellers will present a Super Heroes program, inviting...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Bridgewater Library branch
1 Vogt Drive
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
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Learn something new each week about our natural world! From bugs and butterflies, to animal tracks and trees, the world is a beautiful, yet mysterious place that invites your discovery! July 9...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: (9730 971-3718
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Hemlines explores 20th century women's fashions from 1900 to 1969. On display are hats, shoes, handbags, jewelry, furs, wedding attire and of course, dresses from each of the decades. Anyone...

Cost: $5 per adult/ $3 per child/ $10 for a family

Where:
Schoolhouse Museum
650 E. Glen Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ  07450
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Sponsor: Ridgewood Historical Society
Telephone: 201-652-7354
Contact Name: Sheila Brogan

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Children grades K-5 are invited to embark on an epic, laughter-filled journey that proves 'super' heroes really do exist at SCLSNJ. Sciencetellers will present a Super Heroes program, inviting...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's North Plainfield Memorial Library branch
6 Rockview Avenue
North Plainfield, NJ  07060
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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Put on your space suit and blast off into outer space to visit the Moon, Sun and planets. The show offers a lively experience for young people with selected music from Journey Into Space by Jane...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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For this very special Discovery Theatre show, the words are in the hands of our young imaginative friends. We’re asking kids to write skits inspired by the title, and we will bring them to life...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Rd
Cherry Hill, NJ  08003
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Enjoy story time in the planetarium as we learn about the stars and planets.

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Every Thursday night college students enjoy discounted pricing with a valid student ID! $9.00 day passes, $3.00 shoe rental, $3.00 harness rental (or $5.00 combo rental), and $5.00 belay lessons...

Cost: $9 day passes, $3 shoe rental, $3 harness rental, $5 Belay Lesson

Where:
Elite Climbing
67 Old Kings Highway
Maple Shade, NJ  08052
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Telephone: 856-273-1370
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Art & Soul Galleries offers a BYOB painting class every Thursday and Friday evening from 7-9PM. All materials are included. Just bring your friends and your favorite drink and enjoy a relaxing...

Cost: $22

Where:
Art & Soul Galleries
128 Chestnut Street
Roselle Park, NJ  07204
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Sponsor: Art & Soul Galleries
Telephone: 908-245-5900
Contact Name: Megan Connelly
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Join the ultimate movie going experience during the Summit DCP's Annual Screen on the Green Movie Series. The 2015 lineup will include featured presentations, The Spongebob Movie, Home, Rio 2, and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Summit's Village Green
356 Broad Street
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Summit DCP along with all 2015 Movie Sponsors
Telephone: 908-277-2932
Contact Name: Summit DCP
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For an inside look at some of the zoo exhibits at the Turtle Back Zoo in Essex County, hop on a guided tour of some of its best zoo exhibits. Perfect for the kids interested in learning about...

Cost: $7 per person; pre-registration and payment in advance required

Where:
, NJ

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All concerts will be held in front of the historic UCPAC Mainstage Theater at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway, New Jersey. Food vendors, a beer garden, and the UCPAC cafe to be open and available at...

Cost: free

Where:
Union County Performing Art Center
1601 Irving Street
Rahway, NJ  07065
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Sponsor: City of Rahway
Telephone: 732-669-3600
Contact Name: Anthony Deige
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What’s it like to hop, slither, walk, and crawl around on all fours so low to the grounds? Many reptiles and amphibians have remarkable powers used for hibernating, breeding, and escaping...

Cost: Free

Where:
Branch Brook Branch
235 Clifton Avenue
Newark, NJ
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: (973) 733-7760
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If your children like animals, they won’t want to miss watching the aquarium’s biologists feed and train their Nile hippos, Button and Genny. Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Show times are...

Cost: Free with aquarium ticket

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
View map »

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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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An Italian fair with rides, food, entertainment and fireworks.

Cost: Free *Tickets are extra

Where:
Joe Palaia Park
200 Whalepond Rd
Oakhurst, NJ  07755
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Telephone: 732-531-5768
Website »

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Have some good, old-fashioned fair fun with pony rides, animal displays, carnival rides, and more.  

Cost: Adults: $7;Seniors (ages 65+): $4; Kids (3-12): $1; Kids age 2 and under: free

Where:
Middlesex County Fairgrounds
655 Cranbury Rd
East Brunswick, NJ  08816
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Telephone: 732-257-8858
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Farm meets fun at NJ's largest agricultural fair. The event features livestock, a horse show, a carnival, petting zoo, and much more.  

Cost: Adults $12 ($8 evenings, after 8:30 PM); Children 6-12 $6; Senior $9

Where:
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Augusta, NJ  07822
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Telephone: (973) 948-5500
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The annual Rockefeller Center farmers market returns this summer, giving Midtown shoppers access to specialty products including fresh produce, meat, eggs, flowers, baked goods, cheeses, wine and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center Plaza
50th Street between 5th & 6th Avenues
New York, NY  10112
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SummerART July 6–August 28, 2015 9am – 5pm Join MAM to experience a summer full of art-making! SummerART is a comprehensive summer program in the Yard School of Art including camp for...

Cost: various

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair
New Jersey, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo

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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. The theme for August is ‘I’m So...

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
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COUNT BASIE THEATRE’S 7 WEEK SUMMER SESSION OF CLASSES FOR AGES 4 to Adult The Performing Arts Academy at the Count Basie Theatre announces a 7 Week Summer Session full of week-long camps,...

Cost: Check the website for more info!

Where:
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

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Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
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On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
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At Joe's Fish Co. on Surfside Pier, enjoy breakfast or brunch with a wide range of food options. Then, take pictures with fun characters wandering the pier, get involved in arts and crafts,...

Cost: $45 for children, $40 for adults

Where:
, NJ

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Roger Duvoisin’s remarkable children’s book illustrations have charmed and captivated generations of young readers, guiding them through some of life’s important lessons. The story of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
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Listen to guided meditation led by relaxation specialist Barbara Cannell.

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Kids Climbing Club (6-14 years old) is a great way to introduce children to new experiences and have a ton of fun with the help of our experienced, friendly staff. Rock climbing is a total mind...

Cost: $15.00 per child, preregistration requested

Where:
Elite Climbing
67 Old Kings Highway
Maple Shade, NJ  08052
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Telephone: 856-273-1370
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For teenagers who love the outdoors or just want to try something new, this beginning class in whitewater rafting at the Environmental Education Center in Basking Ridge is the perfect activity....

Cost: $75

Where:
, NJ

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Enjoy a well-deserved break from the rigors of 24/7 parenthood with our Kid's Night Out program. While you recharge with some precious "me" time, we'll keep your kids active and entertained with a...

Cost: memeber$20, nonmember $25

Where:
New York Sports Club for Kids
39 W. Northfield Rd.
Livingston, NJ  07039
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Telephone: 973.577.8001
Contact Name: Ashley

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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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Taubenslag's Theater Camp at MCC will perform Alice in Wonderland, a one-hour musical production. Hurry on down to the theater where Alice and all of her loony friends will sing and dance their way...

Cost: $3 per ticket

Where:
Middlesex County College
Performing Arts Center
2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, NJ  08818
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Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Introduce your children to the Montclair Art Museum and the wonderful world of art with a two-hour outing, where you can get to know other kids and their parents, tour the museum, listen to a...

Cost: $6 for members, $18 for non-members

Where:
, NJ

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Action Fun Farm Fun for all ages. Over 30 activities! Bring your family, friends, school, class, birthday, scout, or church groups to Heaven Hill Farm for bushels of good, old-fashioned fun down on...

Cost: $10.00 per person age 2 and under are free.

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
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Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
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Every third Saturday of the month, kids 5 and up and their parent/guardian can come engage in an hour-long drop in program at the gallery and garden at the Montclair Art Museum.

Cost: $6 for museum members, $15 for non-members

Where:
, NJ

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Art & Soul Galleries offers a BYOB painting class every Thursday and Friday evening from 7-9PM. All materials are included. Just bring your friends and your favorite drink and enjoy a relaxing...

Cost: $22

Where:
Art & Soul Galleries
128 Chestnut Street
Roselle Park, NJ  07204
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Sponsor: Art & Soul Galleries
Telephone: 908-245-5900
Contact Name: Megan Connelly
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June 12 – SWIFT TECHNIQUE
Funky Philly Jammin’ Brass Band with a New Orleans Flair
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June 19 – THE DAVE FIELDS NY ALLSTARTS WITH GUEST STAR BLUES...

Cost: 0

Where:
William Marrow Beach
Somerspoint, NJ

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Young star gazers join Magic Tree House characters Jack and Annie as they discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more. Who can help them answer the questions posted by...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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From the TONY Award-winning songwriting team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Seussical, Ragtime) comes the Olivier Award-winning Once On This Island. This highly original and theatrical...

Cost: 25.00

Where:
Pax Amicus Castle Theatre
23 Lake Shore Road
Budd Lake, NJ  07828
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Sponsor: Pax Amicus Castle Theatre
Telephone: 973-691-2100
Contact Name: Karen Boyer
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One of the many activities sponsored by The Folk Project. Held virtually every Friday evening, except around Christmas and when we're at Weekend Getaway. Second Friday is usually Open Stage....

Cost: Adults $9; 12 and under free

Where:
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship
21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-335-9489
Contact Name: Mike Agranoff, Minstrel Chairman
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Discover what stars and constellations are visible in tonight's sky. Learn how to find the Summer Triangle and the Big Dipper, as well as the planets Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn. It's also the...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Enjoy a laser concert featuring a variety of classic rock songs including "Touch of Gray"(Grateful Dead), "Houses of the Holy"(Led Zeppelin), "Another One Bites the Dust"(Queen), "You Took the...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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Sit under the stars at the Morris County Park, and enjoy sharing stories, sitting around the campfire and more in this overnight camping event - it's fun that the whole family can...

Cost: $45 per family

Where:
, NJ

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Teens are invited to enjoy a responsible and safe way to have a night out with their friends. The night will be filled with unlimited games, rides, lights, rotating DJs, and giveaways.

Cost: $17.95-24.95

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schank Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Telephone: 732-577-8200
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Experience the suspense and wacky antics of "Monsters vs. Aliens" at Turkey Brook Park in Budd Lake. Bring your own blankets and chairs. Movie will be shown in the Mount Olive Senior...

Cost: Free

Where:
, NJ

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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
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This concert series features a dynamic lineup this summer at Brookdale Park in Bloomfield. Experience the sounds of a Michael Jackson tribute band, Darlene Love, The Cameos & The Infernos, and...

Cost: Free

Where:
, NJ

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Farm meets fun at NJ's largest agricultural fair. The event features livestock, a horse show, a carnival, petting zoo, and much more.  

Cost: Adults $12 ($8 evenings, after 8:30 PM); Children 6-12 $6; Senior $9

Where:
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Augusta, NJ  07822
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Telephone: (973) 948-5500
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If your children like animals, they won’t want to miss watching the aquarium’s biologists feed and train their Nile hippos, Button and Genny. Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Show times are...

Cost: Free with aquarium ticket

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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An Italian fair with rides, food, entertainment and fireworks.

Cost: Free *Tickets are extra

Where:
Joe Palaia Park
200 Whalepond Rd
Oakhurst, NJ  07755
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Telephone: 732-531-5768
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Have some good, old-fashioned fair fun with pony rides, animal displays, carnival rides, and more.  

Cost: Adults: $7;Seniors (ages 65+): $4; Kids (3-12): $1; Kids age 2 and under: free

Where:
Middlesex County Fairgrounds
655 Cranbury Rd
East Brunswick, NJ  08816
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Telephone: 732-257-8858
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For an inside look at some of the zoo exhibits at the Turtle Back Zoo in Essex County, hop on a guided tour of some of its best zoo exhibits. Perfect for the kids interested in learning about...

Cost: $7 per person; pre-registration and payment in advance required

Where:
, NJ

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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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At Joe's Fish Co. on Surfside Pier, enjoy breakfast or brunch with a wide range of food options. Then, take pictures with fun characters wandering the pier, get involved in arts and crafts,...

Cost: $45 for children, $40 for adults

Where:
, NJ

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Whitewater raft the action packed Lehigh River Gorge and experience the best whitewater in the tri-state area! Surrounded by state park protected woodlands and mountains, you will enjoy 12 miles...

Cost: $65.99 per person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Telephone: 1-800-944-8392
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Rafting In The Dark, a Pocono Whitewater Exclusive Adventure. Journey under the stars for a unique rafting adventure on the Lehigh. Take off at sundown to explore the nightlife under a midsummer...

Cost: $94.99 per person.

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Telephone: 1-800-944-8392
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Free Yoga In The Park series this summer in Bogota, NJ. Saturdays starting July 11- August 29th 9am-10am. Families welcome!

Cost: FREE

Where:
Olsen Park
162 W. Main Street
Bogota, NJ  07603
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Sponsor: Bogota Beautiful
Contact Name: Isabel
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SummerART July 6–August 28, 2015 9am – 5pm Join MAM to experience a summer full of art-making! SummerART is a comprehensive summer program in the Yard School of Art including camp for...

Cost: various

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair
New Jersey, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo

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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. The theme for August is ‘I’m So...

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
Website »

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COUNT BASIE THEATRE’S 7 WEEK SUMMER SESSION OF CLASSES FOR AGES 4 to Adult The Performing Arts Academy at the Count Basie Theatre announces a 7 Week Summer Session full of week-long camps,...

Cost: Check the website for more info!

Where:
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

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Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
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Introduce your children to the Montclair Art Museum and the wonderful world of art with a two-hour outing, where you can get to know other kids and their parents, tour the museum, listen to a...

Cost: $6 for members, $18 for non-members

Where:
, NJ

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Cost: Kids under 12 FREE, Regular Admission $5

Where:
Waterloo Village Concert Field
1053 Waterloo Road
Stanhope, NJ
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Telephone: (973) 927-2794
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Since 1979, Alan Snyder has been in the antiques appraisal business and began programs in the early 1990s; several years before ANTIQUES ROADSHOW appeared on television. Attracting inquisitive...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Hillsborough Library branch
379 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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Action Fun Farm Fun for all ages. Over 30 activities! Bring your family, friends, school, class, birthday, scout, or church groups to Heaven Hill Farm for bushels of good, old-fashioned fun down on...

Cost: $10.00 per person age 2 and under are free.

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
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Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
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Check out butterfly exhibits, an insect zoo, hayrides, a butterfly and bug parade, a kids' concert, nature walks, and much more.

Cost: $10 per person, $25 per carload

Where:
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Reserve
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Telephone: 609-737-3735
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What better way is there to celebrate the last bit of summer than with a butterfly-themed day? At the Buttinger Nature Center in Pennington, there's plenty of family fun ready for August 8,...

Cost: $10 per person or $25 per carload

Where:
, NJ

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Prudential Center is set to host the first ever East Coast stop of KCON 2015 USA presented by Toyota. The one-day-only experience takes over The Rock on August 8, 2015. The day will be highlighted...

Cost: $54.75-$224.75

Where:
Prudential Center
25 Lafayette St
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Toyota
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Don't miss this fun-filled day of live music, face painting, vendors and, of course, tons of amazing Jersey food trucks!

Cost: $5, children 12 and under free

Where:
Horseshoe Lake
72 Eyland Ave
Succasuna, NJ  07869
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Have fun and have pride in the big cats - they're some of the most endangered animals on the planet. With Essex County's Turtle Back Zoo's keeper talks, enrichment activities, and a...

Cost: Free with zoo admission

Where:
, NJ

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Join us on Beachway in Keansburg for our signature event, as Classic Cars and Food Truck Cuisine pack the main drag. This family friendly event is a feast for the eyes and taste-buds. Bring your...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Keansburg Amusement Park
Beachway
Keansburg, NJ
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This is a fundraiser for First Aid and Fire Dept, and local churches. NO ENTRY FEE, but donations are encouraged since we all are non-profit organizations. There will be food, merchandise, and...

Cost: Free to attend, Donations encouraged!

Where:
Mathis Veterans Memorial Park
Route 166
Toms River, NJ
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Sponsor: South Toms River Volunteer EMS

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Hello smile emoticon We have a new kids summer program. Summer Dance Program for kids. Every Saturday starting June 6, dance & theater instructor, Muge Akkaya will teach kids ages 6-12 at Image...

Cost: $15

Where:
Image Planet Health Club
1235 F West Chestnut St
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Image Planet
Telephone: 908-688-6675
Contact Name: Front Desk
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Every third Saturday of the month, kids 5 and up and their parent/guardian can come engage in an hour-long drop in program at the gallery and garden at the Montclair Art Museum.

Cost: $6 for museum members, $15 for non-members

Where:
, NJ

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2nd Saturday of the month March 14 Arrive between 2:00 and 3:00 pm Families will receive a set of clues to solve nature riddles along Nature Center trails. Each family will need to work as a team...

Cost: Members $5, Family max. $20: Non-members $10, Family max. $30

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Avenue
Tenafly, NJ  07670
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Sponsor: Tenafly Nature Center
Telephone: 201-568-6093
Contact Name: Timothy Palla
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Sit under the stars at the Morris County Park, and enjoy sharing stories, sitting around the campfire and more in this overnight camping event - it's fun that the whole family can...

Cost: $45 per family

Where:
, NJ

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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
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For an inside look at some of the zoo exhibits at the Turtle Back Zoo in Essex County, hop on a guided tour of some of its best zoo exhibits. Perfect for the kids interested in learning about...

Cost: $7 per person; pre-registration and payment in advance required

Where:
, NJ

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Farm meets fun at NJ's largest agricultural fair. The event features livestock, a horse show, a carnival, petting zoo, and much more.  

Cost: Adults $12 ($8 evenings, after 8:30 PM); Children 6-12 $6; Senior $9

Where:
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Augusta, NJ  07822
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Telephone: (973) 948-5500
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Have some good, old-fashioned fair fun with pony rides, animal displays, carnival rides, and more.  

Cost: Adults: $7;Seniors (ages 65+): $4; Kids (3-12): $1; Kids age 2 and under: free

Where:
Middlesex County Fairgrounds
655 Cranbury Rd
East Brunswick, NJ  08816
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Telephone: 732-257-8858
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An Italian fair with rides, food, entertainment and fireworks.

Cost: Free *Tickets are extra

Where:
Joe Palaia Park
200 Whalepond Rd
Oakhurst, NJ  07755
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Telephone: 732-531-5768
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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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The 15th Annual Butterfly Festival at the Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association, August 8, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Featuring the new Kate Gorrie Butterfly House and held on the...

Cost: $10 per person or $25 car load

Where:
The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed
31 Titus Mill Rd
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Have you always wanted to learn Photoshop but never found the time, or perhaps worried it would be too difficult? This class is a great opportunity to not only learn Photoshop for yourself, but to...

Cost: Price: $12 per person (adult and child), adults must buy tickets as well as chil

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton St. NYC 10014
Manhattan, NY  10014
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Telephone: 212-274-09861
Contact Name: Anna DuBose

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The Company K will invade Historic Smithville. A complete military & civilian camp is planned with marching drills and musket-firing demonstrations. The public is encouraged to visit and ask...

Cost: Free

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
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Free Spanish Demo Class www.colorinspanishprogram.com

Cost: free

Where:
Colorin Spanish Immersion Program
1 main street
suite 213
Eatontown, NJ  07724
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Sponsor: Colorin
Contact Name: Paulina
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Come for a blast! Help Oliver the owl solve the mystery questions... dance with the camel, rescue the peacock... Different story every other week! www.mykinderclub.com

Cost: $15 per kid

Where:
My Kinder Club
880 River Road 2nd floor
Edgewater, NJ  07020
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The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Enjoy scrumptious peach treats galore: homemade peach ice cream, peach shortcakes, peach ice tea slushies, and peach pies (including peach blueberry, peach melba, peach praline, and – of course...

Cost: see website for details

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

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Roger Duvoisin’s remarkable children’s book illustrations have charmed and captivated generations of young readers, guiding them through some of life’s important lessons. The story of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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Please join us as we celebrate our first annual Community Day!! Come ready to have fun. We will be hosting competitions, games, prizes, craft, VBS drama, music,bounce house, and a garage sale. We...

Cost: Free

Where:
Church Springs of Life- Parking Lot
371 Lakeview Ave
Clifton, NJ  07011
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Telephone: 860-995-3848
Contact Name: Yamell McIntosh
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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
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Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
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Hemlines explores 20th century women's fashions from 1900 to 1969. On display are hats, shoes, handbags, jewelry, furs, wedding attire and of course, dresses from each of the decades. Anyone...

Cost: $5 per adult/ $3 per child/ $10 for a family

Where:
Schoolhouse Museum
650 E. Glen Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ  07450
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Sponsor: Ridgewood Historical Society
Telephone: 201-652-7354
Contact Name: Sheila Brogan

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SCOTT SAMPSON is a dinosaur paleontologist, science communicator, and passionate advocate for connecting people with nature. He serves as vice president of research and collections and chief...

Cost: Free with General Admission ticket

Where:
Field Station: Dinosaurs
One Dinosaur Way
Secaucus, NJ  07094
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The Circus McGurkus: StoryBook Theatre 2105 - Monsters, Pirates and Clowns, Oh, My! Saturday, August 8, 2015 2pm Elysian Park, 10th & Hudson Street, Hoboken, NJ www.tempestproductions.org...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Elysian Park
10th & Hudson Street
Hoboken , NJ  07030
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Sponsor: Tempest Productions Inc
Telephone: 1-866-248-5091
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Farm Tours open to the public every other Saturday! 5/23, 6/13, 6/27, 7/11, 7/25, 8/8, 8/22 2:30-4:00 pm We open our doors to groups of all ages and sizes because we understand the importance...

Cost: Call

Where:
Fulper Family Farmstead
281 Rocktown Lambertville Road
Lambertville, NJ  08530
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Telephone: (609) 651-5991
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Join the Jackals at Yogi Berra Stadium as they play the Garden State Grays! Be sure to stick around after the game, because shortly after the last play the night sky will be lit up with dazzling...

Cost: $10-$12

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
8 Yogi Berra Dr
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Watch the Annual Green and White Game at MetLife Stadium! Free! Just download your tickets.

Cost: Free

Where:
MetLife Stadium
1 MetLIfe Stadium
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
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One of many activities sponsored by The Folk Project. Held the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Dance to caller and live band! Beginners' workshop at 7:30 pm. No partner necessary. This event...

Cost: Adults $10; students $5

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
Parish House
14 Hanover Road
East Hanover, NJ  07936
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-295-6864
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From the TONY Award-winning songwriting team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Seussical, Ragtime) comes the Olivier Award-winning Once On This Island. This highly original and theatrical...

Cost: 25.00

Where:
Pax Amicus Castle Theatre
23 Lake Shore Road
Budd Lake, NJ  07828
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Sponsor: Pax Amicus Castle Theatre
Telephone: 973-691-2100
Contact Name: Karen Boyer
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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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If your children like animals, they won’t want to miss watching the aquarium’s biologists feed and train their Nile hippos, Button and Genny. Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Show times are...

Cost: Free with aquarium ticket

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Peach Festival AUGUST 8 & 9 (10:30am - 4pm) EVERYTHING IS PEACHY! NO U-PICK Farm fresh peaches Fresh baked peach pie Peach cobbler Grilled peaches and ice cream Peach ice cream Peach ice pops...

Cost: Free

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Sponsor: Oasis Family Farm
Telephone: 609-259-7300
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