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Take the Kids: Liberty Science Center

Before you head to the Liberty Science Center, here's what you need to know.

25 Must-Do Things in NJ This Fall

Make the most of the autumn months by bringing your family to one (or all!) of these amazing Garden State places.

The Best Corn Mazes in NJ

Visit one of these local New Jersey farms for some amazing corn mazes, including some hi-tech ones and ones with nighttime flashlight tours.

Oktoberfest Events to Try in New Jersey

Bratwurst, beer and lederhosen: It’s Oktoberfest time!

Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins in NJ

Get out your pumpkin pie recipes and jack o’lantern-carving tools and head to one of these farms for pick-your-own pumpkins, farm animals, hayrides and corn mazes!

Halloween Attractions in NJ

Whether your looking for a fright-free afternoon or a super scary night at an amusement park, we're bringing you the best Halloween events in NJ. Don't miss out!
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The Best Wine Pairing for Your Favorite Halloween Candy

Does your kid have a ton of leftover candy? Snag a few pieces and pair it with one of these expert-recommended wines.

Take the Kids: Liberty Science Center

Before you head to the Liberty Science Center, here's what you need to know.

25 Must-Do Things in NJ This Fall

Make the most of the autumn months by bringing your family to one (or all!) of these amazing Garden State places.

When the American Dream Mall Opens, It's Going to Be Awesome

Every time they add something else, we get more and more excited.

Inspiring Jersey Teen Samantha Rizzuto Gets Kids Excited About STEM

New Jersey teen Samantha Rizzuto talks about how she started STEM-CAM, an organization to gets young kids more into math and science.

Calling All Harry Potter Fans: You'll Love This Amazing Version of the Theme Song

Check out this pair playing the Harry Potter theme on a glass harp! There’s some magic at work here for sure!

Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins in NJ

Get out your pumpkin pie recipes and jack o’lantern-carving tools and head to one of these farms for pick-your-own pumpkins, farm animals, hayrides and corn mazes!

Halloween Attractions in NJ

Whether your looking for a fright-free afternoon or a super scary night at an amusement park, we're bringing you the best Halloween events in NJ. Don't miss out!

Scotch Plains Amusement Park Denies Rumors and Says Bowcraft Will Remain Open

After 70 years, Bowcraft is shutting down for good to make way for apartments and town homes. Or maybe its been saved?

When They Start to Say Goodbye...Prepping for an Empty Nest

You may see the big picture stuff like graduations or getting a license as the signs your kid is getting ready to move on, but there are other signals that are much easier to miss.

Big Recall: Kellogg Announces Eggo Recall After Listeria Scare

About 10,000 cases of Nutri-Grain Eggos could be contaminated

Four NJ Towns Ranked in Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live for 2016

One Garden State town made it into the nation’s top five hometowns

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown at a Farm

Take the kids and get lost in a Snoopy-shaped corn maze and Great Pumpkin Patch.

Nickelodeon Universe is Coming to the Meadowlands

As if a humongous indoor ski slope, out-of-this-world aquarium and a high-end movie theater wasn’t enough, Nickelodeon Universe will also be housed in the American Dream.

PAW Patrol is Going on Tour!

Take your lil’ pups to see their favorite show live

Huge Flu News: The Needle-Free Flu Vaccine Doesn’t Work

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) isn’t recommending the nasal flu vaccine, after the CDC discovered it doesn’t protect against some of the most prominent flu strains.

Throw a Cool Geode Party

Give your geology-obsessed little one a cool geode party.

Plan an Awesome Emoji Birthday Party

Who doesn't love an Emoji? Have the cutest, smiliest birthday party ever!
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September 2016

Join a Schiff naturalist for a brisk 5-mile hike over varied terrain across the Nature Preserve. Hikers meet at McVickers Brook parking lot at 239 Pleasant Valley Road, Mendham. Vaccinated dogs on...

Cost: Free for Schiff members; $10 per person for non-members.

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
239 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Heather St John
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Bike MS: Country Challenge September 17 & 18, 2016 25, 50, 62 and 100 mile route options 475 South St., Morristown, NJ 07960 www.BikeMSCountryChallenge.org This ride offers a one or two-day...

Cost: $60-$70 to register

Where:
Atlantic Health System
475 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Telephone: 201-977-2994
Contact Name: Sara Smith
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Join hike leader and Schiff trustee Janis Slutsky for a brisk 5-mile hike over varied terrain across Schiff Nature Preserve. Hikers meet at Schiff's McVickers Brook parking lot at 239 Pleasant...

Cost: Free for Schiff members; $10 per person for nonmembers

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
239 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Jeanne Rice
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The Newport Liberty Half Marathon, with views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, the Verrazano Narrows Bridge and the stunning Manhattan skyline, is also the fastest around. This USATF...

Cost: $45+

Where:
Newport Town Square
100 Town Square Place
Jersey City, NJ  07310
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Sponsor: BATS
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Join the YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge and South Amboy at the 2016 Janice Garbolino Memorial 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, September 18 at the Roosevelt Park in Edison, NJ. Each year...

Cost: $25.00

Where:
Lakeview School
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ
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Telephone: 732-516-9200 x 1108
Contact Name: Helene Zahn
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

Cost: Suggested museum admission $5 adults, $4 seniors, children 12 & under free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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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: $21.75/adult, $17.75/child, free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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The Parker Homestead-1665, one of the oldest homes in America, and the Antique Motoring Club of Monmouth County will host an Antique Car Show on Sunday, September 18 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m....

Cost: free

Where:
Parker Homestead-1665
235 Rumson Road
little silver, NJ  07739
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Telephone: 908-489-2503
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for a nature photo scavenger hunt. Visitors can pick up the list, head outside and shoot away. Take a picture of every item, return...

Cost: $10 per family

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 E Hanover Ave
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: (973) 326-7603
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Come meet Dryptosaurus, the eastern cousin of T-rex! Dryptosaurus was the second nearly complete dinosaur ever found (after Hadrosaurus), and it was found in New Jersey! The animal was...

Cost: Suggested museum admission $5 adults, children 12 years and under free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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Members of the Camera Naturalists Photo Club at the Environmental Education Center (EEC) will be exhibiting their award-winning photos at “Natural Beauty – Captured with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Camera Naturalists Photo Club
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Kurt Bender
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Got a curious kid? Don't miss the exhibit, "Curious George: Let's Get Curious." Children will be enchanted as they walk into Curious George's world including his apartment building, the park, and...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Individuals looking for brisk weekly walk are invited to join a weekly walking group that meets every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. at the Duke Island Visitor’s Center for a healthy walk through...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duke Island Park
Old York Road
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200
Contact Name: Karren Newman
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Even though your baby can't dance just yet, this music class will help her get a head start! This class is meant for babies ages 6-to-14 months, will provide the opportunity for children to...

Cost: $175

Where:
Har Sinai Temple
2421 Pennington Rd.
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Har Sinai Temple
Telephone: (609) 730-8100
Contact Name: Susan Z. Sacks
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The Mills at Jersey Gardens joins forces throughout September with Soles4Souls, a global not-for-profit committed to fighting poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing....

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
The Mills at Jersey Gardens
651 Kapkowski Road
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Sponsor: The Mills at Jersey Gardens
Telephone: (908) 354-5900
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

Cost: $26.95/adult, $19.95/child, free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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The Great Pumpkin Festival is the largest in North New Jersey! Pumpkin Picking- season will soon arrive and Heaven Hill Farm will celebrate it with a variety of farm-tastic fun activities. The...

Cost: 2 and under FREE, $10.00 per person,

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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Come to Terhune Orchards for a day of family fun on the farm! What better way to celebrate fall than with Pick-Your-Own apples and pumpkins! Enjoy pony rides, pedal tractors, wagon rides, visit the...

Cost: $3 - $5

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Terhune Orchards
Telephone: 609-924-2310
Contact Name: Farm Store
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September Weekend Crafting is here! The wheels on the bus go round and round! Make a bright yellow school bus! Join us every weekend in September for a special craft!

Cost: FREE with General Admission

Where:
Imagine That!!! A NJ Children's Museum
4 Vreeland Rd.
Florham Park, NJ  07932
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Sponsor: Imagine That!!!
Telephone: 973-966-8000
Contact Name: Karisa
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Edaville USA invites all of our Edaville USA families, especially our special needs families, to our park for a weekend of fun, education and merriment! We will be turning down our music, keeping...

Cost: $37 for ages 4-59 ($34 online); $32 for ages 2-3 and 60+ ($29 online)

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA  02330
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Sponsor: Edaville USA
Telephone: 508-866-8190
Contact Name: Edaville USA
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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

Cost: ages 4 and over: $34, ages 2, 3 & seniors over 60: $29

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
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Telephone: (508) 866-8190
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Mazes and more! Corn mazes, rope mazes, tile mazes, and more. Stony Hill's Fun Park has lots of activities for kids, families, school groups, and other groups. You won't want to miss our 10-acre...

Cost: starting at $12.99 per person

Where:
Stony Hill Farm Market
15 North Road
Chester, NJ  07930
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Please join us for a prospective member and information session. Meet the staff, take a tour, and hear how CAI has something for everyone. Please RSVP to Debbie at 973-226-3600 x118 or...

Cost: Free

Where:
Congregation Agudath Israel
20 Academy Road
Caldwell, NJ  07006
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Sponsor: Debbie
Telephone: 973-226-3600118

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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

Cost: $8 per person, children under 2 are free

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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SEPTEMBER 10, 11, 17 & 18 (10:30am - 4pm) APPLE FESTIVAL / U-PICK PUMPKINS IT'S APPLE-ISH-OUS, & BUSHELS OF FUN! COME FIND THE GREAT PUMPKIN! U-PICK PUMPKINS Local apples for sale Solebury...

Cost: Free admission, additional cost for activities

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Journey over to Hippo Haven to connect with our hippos in this one-of-a-kind experience! Watch as our biologists provide a training session and toss treats to our massive Nile hippos Button and...

Cost: aquarium admission

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Dr
Camden, NJ
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On Sunday, September 18, 2016 Fanwood will hold its’ Annual Fannywood Day. This event will be held on South Martine & South Ave’s from 11AM-5 PM. The streets will be transformed into a giant...

Cost: Free ADmission

Where:
South Ave & Martine Ave
Fanwood, NJ  07023


Sponsor: Fannywood Day Committee
Telephone: 201-998-1144
Contact Name: Cissy Gialanella
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Central Unitarian Church in Paramus, Bergen County’s liberal religious community, offers Sunday School classes for children in pre-K through eighth grade beginning on Sept. 18. Enrollment is now...

Cost: Donations welcome

Where:
Central Unitarian Church
156 Forest Avenue
Paramus, NJ  07652
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Sponsor: Central Unitarian Church
Telephone: 202-262-6300
Contact Name: Rev. David M. Horst
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4-H animal shows and exhibits, Garden State Discover Museum, Children's Entertainers, Pony Rides, Amusement Rides, Music, Craft and Food Vendors and MUCH MORE!

Cost: $10/car

Where:
Camden County College
Blackwood, NJ


Telephone: 856-216-7130 ext 8.
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The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center, located at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey is offering a special Sunday science and nature program for...

Cost: $22 per pair & $11 per add'l child

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Maria Rossi
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Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

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: Colleen Mackenzie
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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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The Brooklyn Book Festival (BKBF) and Brooklyn Book Festival Literary Council have released the full schedule for this year’s festival events, bringing together acclaimed and best-selling...

Cost: Free

Where:
Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza
209 Joralemon St.
Brooklyn, NY  11201
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Telephone: 570-362-6657

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Shout! Factory Kids and Kidtoon Films invite families and kids to venture across the exotic Australian outback with the world-famous Australian koala Blinky Bill, with a special sneak-peek limited...

Cost: $5

Where:
Edgewater Multiplex Cinemas
339 River Road
Edgewater, NJ  07020
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Want to make art in the great outdoors? Visit our Free Art Outpost on Governors Island throughout the summer for free hands-on art making led by CMA’s Teaching Artists. Free Art Island...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Nolan Park, Governors Island
Outside Buildings 11 & 14
New York, NY  10004
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Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts/Free Arts Island Outpost
Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna Dubose
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Kidzfest is a fun, family festival filled with games, pony rides, face painting, bounces, music, crafts, carnival games and much more.  The events include an area specifically designed for...

Cost: Free

Where:
Challenge Grove Park
100 Bortons Mill Road
Cherry Hill, NJ
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Telephone: 877-744-3083
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Fall is a time for change at the Arboretum. Spend a Sunday with the Arboretum's Teen volunteers as they tell you about their ongoing Citizen Science Projects, how they are impacting...

Cost: $5.00 suggested donation per person

Where:
Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary
324 Forest Drive South
Short Hills, NJ  07078
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Sponsor: Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary
Telephone: 973-376-3587
Contact Name: Nicole Esposito
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JCC Community Block Party is a free event open to the entire local community. The JCC Community Block Party will feature food, music, games and activities for kids of all ages. It will be...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center
775 Talamini Rd
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Telephone: 908-725-6994
Contact Name: Receptionist
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From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the boundaries of presidential power. This exhibit explores...

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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On Sunday, September 18, 2016 Fanwood will hold its’ Annual Fannywood Day. This event will be held on South Martine & South Ave’s from 11AM-5 PM. The streets will be transformed...

Cost: Free

Where:
Held along 250 South St. & Martine St
Fanwood, NJ  07023


Sponsor: JC Promotions
Telephone: 201-998-1144
Contact Name: Cissy
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Feast for your ears and eyes. Come enjoy stories of fantasy, heartbreak, wisdom and whimsy in a fabulous sculpture park setting. Rain or shine. Indoor and outdoor sites. Free with park admission

Cost: Adults $18; Seniors $15, Children $10. Under 5 free.

Where:
The Grounds For Sculpture
80 Sculptors Way (GPS use 126 Sculptors Way)
Hamilton NJ 08619 , NJ  08619
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Sponsor: New Jersey Storytelling Network
Telephone: 609-586-0616
Contact Name: Carol Titus
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he Edgewater Arts and Music Festival, will again take place at the idyllic Old River Road/Thompson Lane in Edgewater. This year we are celebrating our 25th anniversary on September 18, 2016 from...

Cost: free

Where:
Old River Rd. at Thompson Ln.
Edgewater, NJ


Sponsor: dgewater Art Council
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Here Ye, Here Ye - Danny iPlay officially invites you to his Junior Knighting Ceremony! Join us for an afternoon of fun and merriment with our friends from Medieval Times! We will have giveaways, a...

Cost: Free

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Rachel Kaelblein
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Let's get physical! The 5K Run for Everyone supports special needs programs at the Westfield Area YMCA. This event is is open to all ages, all ability levels, and all participants with special...

Cost: $25 by 8/17, $30 8/18 through race day

Where:
Westfield Area YMCA
220 Clark Street
Westfield, NJ  07090
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Go back to the Middle Ages and enjoy vintage entertainment at Fort Tryon Park. Listen to old-age tunes, laugh with jesters and act like a traditional Medieval festival-goer. Don't miss the...

Where:
Fort Tryon Park
New York, NY

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Enjoy autumn’s splendor at Willowwood Arboretum. Take a guided tour of the gardens and meadows, or stroll the grounds using your cell phone to guide you. The Tubb’s house is open for a rare...

Cost: $5 per car

Where:
Willowwood Arboretum
300 Longview Road
Chester, NJ
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7603
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Come one, come all to the country fair with wagon-rides, food trucks, farm animals, live music, exhibits, old-fashioned games, demonstrations, and hands-on activities that offer something for...

Cost: $8 per adult, $7 per senior (65+), $6 per child age 4 - 16, and $4 per child age

Where:
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Rd.
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-326-7645

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Come one, come all to the country fair with wagon-rides, food trucks, farm animals, live music, exhibits, old-fashioned games, demonstrations, and hands-on activities that offer something for...

Cost: $8 per adult, $7 per senior (65+), $6 per child age 4 - 16, and $4 per child age

Where:
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Road
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7645
Contact Name: Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
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Valencia School of Music will be hosting an open house on Sunday, September 18th from 12:00 - 4:00 pm. We will offer refreshments, a chance to meet teachers on staff and some great deals all day!...

Cost: Free

Where:
Valencia School of Music
37 Elm Street
2nd Floor Ste 4
Westfield, NJ  07090
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There will be fun for everyone at the much-anticipated Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge Autumn with the Animals festival, an annual family tradition at the Medford non-profit. Children and adults...

Cost: $8 for Cedar Run members $10 for others

Where:
Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge
4 Sawmill Rd.
Medford, NJ  08055
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Take a rare peek at the Tubb’s house, home life of botanizing brothers, Henry and Robert Tubbs. Curated talks about the decorative arts in the house, such as the fine collection of Willowware are...

Cost: $5 per car

Where:
Willowwood Arboretum
330 Longview Road
Chester Township, NJ  07931
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7603
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Take a rare peek at the Tubb’s house, home life of botanizing brothers, Henry and Robert Tubbs. Curated talks about the decorative arts in the house, such as the fine collection of Willowware are...

Cost: $5 per car

Where:
Willowwood Arboretum
300 Longview Road
Chatham, NJ  07928
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission & Willowwood Foundation
Telephone: 973.326.7603
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This amazing gem of a house is an intact time capsule of life in the early 20th century. Wait until you see the woodwork, the Delft fireplace surround, the science equipment in the library!...

Cost: $6

Where:
Charles Shultz House
30 North Mountain Ave
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Historical Society
Telephone: 973-744-1796
Contact Name: Angelica Kane
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Champions of the Grill BBQ & Blues is a free event featuring a grilling competition, blues concert, classic car show, vendors, and exhibitors. Professionals and amateurs alike are welcome to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Branchville, NJ  07826
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Sponsor: Sussex County Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 9730579-1811
Contact Name: Tammy Crimando
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Experience the taste of fresh crisp apple cider! Participants will use an apple press, help to make cider, and learn about the history of apple cultivation and cider making. Tenafly Nature Center...

Cost: Member Adult/Child Pair: $12;Non-members Adult/Child Pair: $22; Additional Parti

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ  07670
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Sponsor: Tenafly Nature Center
Telephone: 201-568-6093
Contact Name: Timothy palla
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Title: New Jersey Storytelling Festival 40 story tellers will regale listeners with tales for all ages at indoor and outdoor sites throughout the Grounds For Sculpture. The festival will be held...

Cost: Free with park admission. Adults $15; Srs $12; Students $10.

Where:
Grounds For Sculpture
80 Sculptors Way
For GPS use 126 Sculptors Way
Hamilton, NJ  08619
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Sponsor: The NJ Storytelling Network
Telephone: 973-625-8548
Contact Name: Carol Titus
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Capture the beauty of the Schiff Nature Preserve while brushing up on your watercolor skills. From quick gestural paintings to detailed compositions, experiment with this versatile medium while...

Cost: Schiff members pay $25; nonmembers pay $30.

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Heather St John
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The Naturalists of the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC) have announced the September dates for an entertaining and educational science and nature program for...

Cost: $65

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Maria Rossi
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THE GREATEST DAY OF PLAY IS BACK. On September 18th, South Orange’s largest public event returns bigger and even better than its first successful year. Thousands will play in the street,...

Cost: Free, Please note that some activities such as inflatables, mini golf and radio

Where:
South Orange Avenue, Sloan Street, Village Plaza
South Orange, NJ


Sponsor: South Orange Village Center Alliance
Telephone: 973-763-6899, ext. 6899
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NEW! Drop-In Studio - Every Sunday, 1–4 p.m., starting September 11 FREE with Museum admission Drop by MAM's new Helen & Bill Geyer Art Studio to explore a range of art materials and processes...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo
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Family Geocaching Sunday, September 18 2:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M. Geocaching is the latest form of treasure hunting, using modern technology to find hidden caches. Learn what it is all about, and...

Cost: $5 per member or $7 per non-member

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Free Guided Garden Tours - Sundays, 2 p.m., May through October. Steady rain cancels. Meet at the Carriage House Visitor Center and wear comfortable shoes.

Cost: Parking $5; Admission $5, Under 12 free

Where:
New Jersey Botanical Gardens
Ringwood, NJ  07456


Telephone: 973-962-9534
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Hansel & Gretel Music and Lyrics by Louis Palena September 10 & 11, 2016 September 17 & 18, 2016 Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm Based on the original tale, take a trip...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ  08560
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Telephone: 609-737-0609
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Discover the many beautiful trails that Vernon has to offer by joining this self guided challenge to complete 50 miles on any of our trails between July 15, 2016 and November 15, 2016. Sounds...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Vernon Township
, NJ

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Peppa Pig’s Big Splash is an action-packed live show featuring your favorite characters as life size puppets and costume characters! Come join Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig, and more in...

Cost: $32-$47

Where:
State Theatre New Jersey
15 LIVINGSTON AVENUE
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ
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Telephone: 732-246-7469
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Four Day Festival will feature Lots of Local and National Entertainment The Blauvelt Sons of Italy, Rockland Lodge #2176 will host the 7th Annual Italian Feast and Carnival this September 15th...

Cost: $3 per person/children under 10 free

Where:
Masonic Park and Fairgrounds
89 Western Highway
Tappan, NY  10983
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Sponsor: Blauvelt Sons of Italy
Telephone: 845-359-9766
Contact Name: Nick Sfraga
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Parent Networking Support Group - Sussex County (Meets weekly on Fridays concurrent with Youth Peer Support Group) Presented by FSO Facilitator Join us to discuss the joys and challenges of raising...

Cost: Free

Where:
Family Partners Community Center
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Christie
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Players: Girls & Boys, Ages 5 to 10 years old & their Parent/Guardian Meets: Fridays, 5:30pm to 6:30pm for 8 Weeks – Begins September 9, 2016 Program: The Parent, Volleyball and Me program...

Cost: $160.00

Where:
Xtreme Volleyball Academy
114 Hillcrest Avenue
Ledgewood, NJ  07852
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Sponsor: Xtreme Volleyball Academy
Telephone: 862-219-5696
Contact Name: Allison Hayward
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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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A series of workshops for new and expectant parents.

Cost: $45

Where:
Little Bee Learning Studio
163 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Video Gaming, Laser Tag, Sports Parties, and Game System Rentals Tournaments and parties are available

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Power Play Gaming
23 Diamond Spring Rd
Denville, NJ   07834
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Cirque du Soleil returns to Prudential Center with its new show “TORUK – The First Flight” September 16-18. The show tells a story of the Na’vi thousands of years before...

Cost: $40-100/person

Where:
Prudential Center
25 Lafayette St
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973‑757‑6500
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Hands-on History Jun 11 , 2016 - Jun 12 , 2016 Try your hand at crafts and trades from the 1800s! Blacksmithing, basket weaving, woodworking and more. Step inside the Village's 26...

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9
Cape May, NJ
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Telephone: (609) 898-2300, ext. 18
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It's a free, weekend-long outdoor Jazz festival for the whole family! There's a full schedule of music planned for both days, plus Sunday's event promises over 30 artists and artisans...

Cost: Free

Where:
See Notes
, NJ


Telephone: 908-541-1600
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Start with the new Blood in the Bayou attraction where zombies chase after you in murky Louisiana waters. Watch the big kids freak out at Haunt, which features a new Chamber of Horrors Wax: The...

Cost: $33 starting

Where:
3830 Dorney Park Rd
Allentown, PA
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Telephone: 610-395-3724
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Fall at The New York Botanical Garden brings several seasonal offerings that tell the stories of this bountiful time of year, including the gourds and pumpkins of Halloween’s spookiest fun...

Cost: Varies

Where:
New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY  10458
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The National Constitution Center honors the contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America during National Hispanic...

Cost: Programs are FREE with museum admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6759
Contact Name: Sarah Fergus
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This New Jersey favorite returns for 24 days of doom and gloom. The park’s chock-full of haunts by day and spine-chilling horrors by night. The relentless scare zones put you face-to-face...

Cost: Admission starts at $52.99; season passes $83.99. Some addit. fees

Where:
1 Six Flags Blvd.
Jackson, NJ
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Telephone: 732-928-2000
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

Cost: $46.99–56.99/adult, $36.99–46.99/child

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Members of the Camera Naturalists Photo Club at the Environmental Education Center (EEC) will be exhibiting their award-winning photos at “Natural Beauty – Captured with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Camera Naturalists Photo Club
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Kurt Bender
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

Cost: Suggested museum admission $5 adults, $4 seniors, children 12 & under free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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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: $21.75/adult, $17.75/child, free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Even though your baby can't dance just yet, this music class will help her get a head start! This class is meant for babies ages 6-to-14 months, will provide the opportunity for children to...

Cost: $175

Where:
Har Sinai Temple
2421 Pennington Rd.
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Har Sinai Temple
Telephone: (609) 730-8100
Contact Name: Susan Z. Sacks
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Individuals looking for brisk weekly walk are invited to join a weekly walking group that meets every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. at the Duke Island Visitor’s Center for a healthy walk through...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duke Island Park
Old York Road
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200
Contact Name: Karren Newman
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The Mills at Jersey Gardens joins forces throughout September with Soles4Souls, a global not-for-profit committed to fighting poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing....

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
The Mills at Jersey Gardens
651 Kapkowski Road
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Sponsor: The Mills at Jersey Gardens
Telephone: (908) 354-5900
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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

Cost: $8 per person, children under 2 are free

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

Cost: ages 4 and over: $34, ages 2, 3 & seniors over 60: $29

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
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Telephone: (508) 866-8190
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

Cost: $26.95/adult, $19.95/child, free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Journey over to Hippo Haven to connect with our hippos in this one-of-a-kind experience! Watch as our biologists provide a training session and toss treats to our massive Nile hippos Button and...

Cost: aquarium admission

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Dr
Camden, NJ
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The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center, located at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey has opened registration for two children’s science and...

Cost: $22 & $18

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Maria Rossi
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Sussex Parents of Special Needs Children - Support Group Facilitated by Renee Riley, FSO Family Partner This peer-led support group for parents of children with developmental disabilities will...

Cost: Free

Where:
Family Partners Community Center
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: (973) 940-3194
Contact Name: Renee Riley
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The Naturalists of the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC) have announced the September dates for an entertaining and educational science and nature program for...

Cost: $65

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Maria Rossi
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Presented by Yuriah Bailey , Vice President/Regional Director of Goldman Sachs Asset Management. Small and midsized businesses are now the preferred targets for cybercriminals – not because they...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Warren Twp. Library branch
42 Mountain Blvd.
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-754-5554
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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Got a curious kid? Don't miss the exhibit, "Curious George: Let's Get Curious." Children will be enchanted as they walk into Curious George's world including his apartment building, the park, and...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

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: Colleen Mackenzie
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From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the boundaries of presidential power. This exhibit explores...

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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Parent Networking Support Group - Sussex County (Meets weekly on Fridays concurrent with Youth Peer Support Group) Presented by FSO Facilitator Join us to discuss the joys and challenges of raising...

Cost: Free

Where:
Family Partners Community Center
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Christie
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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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With his 25th title, The Thank You Book, Mo Willems’ Elephant & Piggie series has come to an end. We could be sad, but we’d rather celebrate the nine years of friendship, silly...

Where:
Various
, NJ


Sponsor: Sussex County Library System

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Come meet Dryptosaurus, the eastern cousin of T-rex! Dryptosaurus was the second nearly complete dinosaur ever found (after Hadrosaurus), and it was found in New Jersey! The animal was...

Cost: Suggested museum admission $5 adults, children 12 years and under free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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A series of workshops for new and expectant parents.

Cost: $45

Where:
Little Bee Learning Studio
163 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Join us on Saturday mornings for family fun in the Art Museum. Drop in anytime between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. and enjoy an engaging gallery activity followed by a related art project. Come for...

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton University Art Museum
Princeton, NJ  08544


Telephone: 609-258-3788
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Join us in an exploration into the wonderful world of clay! With the use of some clay, some tools, and a lot of imagination, students will create beautiful pieces of art including figurines, cups...

Cost: Member $270, Non-Member $355

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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Join us in an exploration into the wonderful world of clay! With the use of some clay, some tools, and a lot of imagination, students will create beautiful pieces of art including figurines, cups...

Cost: Member $270, Non-Member $355

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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Give your young artist creativity a jump start with this fun introduction to all things art! Students will explore different styles and mediums while creating exciting and imaginative works of art....

Cost: Members $270, Non-Members $355

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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Discover the many beautiful trails that Vernon has to offer by joining this self guided challenge to complete 50 miles on any of our trails between July 15, 2016 and November 15, 2016. Sounds...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Vernon Township
, NJ

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Explore the Arts in a nurturing environment that combines art history and mystery, creative techniques, and secrets about some of our most famous artists. Children are encouraged to explore,...

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Players: Girls & Boys, Ages 5 to 10 years old & their Parent/Guardian Meets: Fridays, 5:30pm to 6:30pm for 8 Weeks – Begins September 9, 2016 Program: The Parent, Volleyball and Me program...

Cost: $160.00

Where:
Xtreme Volleyball Academy
114 Hillcrest Avenue
Ledgewood, NJ  07852
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Sponsor: Xtreme Volleyball Academy
Telephone: 862-219-5696
Contact Name: Allison Hayward
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See all the hottest spots in New York City featured on TMZ. Everywhere celebrities go to party, play and get in trouble. Hear inside information and never before revealed details about your...

Cost: $33-43

Where:
Times Square
New York City, NJ


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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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A weekend of LEGO fun and games for the whole family. LEGO shopping, LEGO models and displays, LEGO games and prizes, Moon Bounce and Wipeout, endless bricks to exert your creative energy in the...

Cost: $12/person

Where:
Garden State Expo Center
50 Atrium Dr.
Somerset, NJ  08873
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Sponsor: BrickFair
Telephone: (240) 481-7998
Contact Name: Todd Webb
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Start with the new Blood in the Bayou attraction where zombies chase after you in murky Louisiana waters. Watch the big kids freak out at Haunt, which features a new Chamber of Horrors Wax: The...

Cost: $33 starting

Where:
3830 Dorney Park Rd
Allentown, PA
View map »


Telephone: 610-395-3724
Website »

More information

Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

Cost: $46.99–56.99/adult, $36.99–46.99/child

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
Website »

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The National Constitution Center honors the contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America during National Hispanic...

Cost: Programs are FREE with museum admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6759
Contact Name: Sarah Fergus
Website »

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Every month we pick a new cookbook and you select and make the recipe of your choice. After sampling an array of delicious treats, we sit down to discuss the process. This month’s selection is...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Johnson Public Library
274 Main St
Hackensack, NJ  07601
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Sponsor: Johnson Public Library
Telephone: 201-343-4169
Contact Name: Genesis
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Fall at The New York Botanical Garden brings several seasonal offerings that tell the stories of this bountiful time of year, including the gourds and pumpkins of Halloween’s spookiest fun...

Cost: Varies

Where:
New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY  10458
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Try your hand at indoor/outdoor sculpture and decorative & functional ware in our well-equipped studio offering a variety of clay choices and over 120 glazes. Beginners to advanced students welcome...

Cost: Member $279, Non-Member $360

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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Exhibition curated by Donna Gustafson, Andrew W. Mellon Liaison for Academic Programs and Curator, Zimmerli Art Museum Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. This exhibition includes a...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Combine your love of nature and reading! Schiff's Environmental Book Group meets monthly on Monday evenings. September’s selection: “The Invention of Nature: Alexander von Humboldt’s New...

Cost: Free

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Heather St John
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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: $21.75/adult, $17.75/child, free/under 2 yrs.

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


Telephone: 201-200-1000
Website »

More information

Members of the Camera Naturalists Photo Club at the Environmental Education Center (EEC) will be exhibiting their award-winning photos at “Natural Beauty – Captured with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
View map »


Sponsor: Camera Naturalists Photo Club
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Kurt Bender
Website »

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Even though your baby can't dance just yet, this music class will help her get a head start! This class is meant for babies ages 6-to-14 months, will provide the opportunity for children to...

Cost: $175

Where:
Har Sinai Temple
2421 Pennington Rd.
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Har Sinai Temple
Telephone: (609) 730-8100
Contact Name: Susan Z. Sacks
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The Morris County Park Commission is hosting weekly hikes for parents and their babies. Explore the stunning trails while embracing nature from 9:30am-11am. Locations change weekly.

Cost: $2 per adult

Where:
Various
, NJ

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Individuals looking for brisk weekly walk are invited to join a weekly walking group that meets every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. at the Duke Island Visitor’s Center for a healthy walk through...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duke Island Park
Old York Road
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200
Contact Name: Karren Newman
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Hiring for a variety of positions! Visit www.genesisbiotechnologygroup.com for more information. Come meet the hiring managers, sign up for an on the spot interview and to win giveaways!

Cost: Free

Where:
Genesis Biotechnology Group Campus
1000 Waterview Drive
Hamilton, NJ  08691
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

Cost: Suggested museum admission $5 adults, $4 seniors, children 12 & under free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

Come meet Dryptosaurus, the eastern cousin of T-rex! Dryptosaurus was the second nearly complete dinosaur ever found (after Hadrosaurus), and it was found in New Jersey! The animal was...

Cost: Suggested museum admission $5 adults, children 12 years and under free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Telephone: 609-292-6464
Website »

More information

Got a curious kid? Don't miss the exhibit, "Curious George: Let's Get Curious." Children will be enchanted as they walk into Curious George's world including his apartment building, the park, and...

Cost: Free with admission

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

More information

Oils, acrylics and watercolors. Develop your own style through the use of color, compostion and technique. Varied subject matter encouraged such as abstract, landscapes and still lifes. Individual...

Cost: Members $352, Non-Members $480

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
View map »


Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
Website »

More information

Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

Cost: $8 per person, children under 2 are free

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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The Mills at Jersey Gardens joins forces throughout September with Soles4Souls, a global not-for-profit committed to fighting poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing....

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
The Mills at Jersey Gardens
651 Kapkowski Road
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Sponsor: The Mills at Jersey Gardens
Telephone: (908) 354-5900
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

Cost: $26.95/adult, $19.95/child, free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

Cost: ages 4 and over: $34, ages 2, 3 & seniors over 60: $29

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
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Telephone: (508) 866-8190
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Journey over to Hippo Haven to connect with our hippos in this one-of-a-kind experience! Watch as our biologists provide a training session and toss treats to our massive Nile hippos Button and...

Cost: aquarium admission

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Dr
Camden, NJ
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Website »

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Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

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: Colleen Mackenzie
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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the boundaries of presidential power. This exhibit explores...

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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The Naturalists of the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC) have announced the September dates for an entertaining and educational science and nature program for...

Cost: $65

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Maria Rossi
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Parent Networking Support Group - Sussex County (Meets weekly on Fridays concurrent with Youth Peer Support Group) Presented by FSO Facilitator Join us to discuss the joys and challenges of raising...

Cost: Free

Where:
Family Partners Community Center
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Christie
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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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With his 25th title, The Thank You Book, Mo Willems’ Elephant & Piggie series has come to an end. We could be sad, but we’d rather celebrate the nine years of friendship, silly...

Where:
Various
, NJ


Sponsor: Sussex County Library System

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A series of workshops for new and expectant parents.

Cost: $45

Where:
Little Bee Learning Studio
163 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

Cost: $46.99–56.99/adult, $36.99–46.99/child

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Fall at The New York Botanical Garden brings several seasonal offerings that tell the stories of this bountiful time of year, including the gourds and pumpkins of Halloween’s spookiest fun...

Cost: Varies

Where:
New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY  10458
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Turn the world around you into pieces of art! Conventional materials blend with natural elements as you learn about the environment and the world around you while creating beautiful works of art.

Cost: Member $270, Non-Member $355

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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Turn the world around you into pieces of art! Conventional materials blend with natural elements as you learn about the environment and the world around you while creating beautiful works of art.

Cost: Member $270, Non-Member $355

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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The National Constitution Center honors the contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America during National Hispanic...

Cost: Programs are FREE with museum admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6759
Contact Name: Sarah Fergus
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Comics and Graphic Novels are the hot new thing and now you can create your own! Learn the steps that go into this creative form of literature—from coming up with a story and designing...

Cost: Member $270, Non-Member $355

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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Discover the many beautiful trails that Vernon has to offer by joining this self guided challenge to complete 50 miles on any of our trails between July 15, 2016 and November 15, 2016. Sounds...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Vernon Township
, NJ

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Explore the Arts in a nurturing environment that combines art history and mystery, creative techniques, and secrets about some of our most famous artists. Children are encouraged to explore,...

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Let's Get Growing! is a gardening and nutrition program for children ages 5-12. This Fall the kids will discover which "cool" crops to plant in a Square Foot Garden now that the temperatures are...

Cost: RRA member $10/class; Non-member $25/class

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Comics and Graphic Novels are the hot new thing and now you can create your own! Learn the steps that go into this creative form of literature—from coming up with a story and designing...

Cost: Members $270, Non-Members $355

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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This seven-week parent workshop was developed by the pediatric psychologists at Children's Specialized Hospital to help parents learn how to manage their child's behavior. The course will...

Cost: $99

Where:
Children's Specialized Hospital
94 Stevens Road
Toms River, NJ
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Telephone: 888-CHILDRENS ext. 3
Contact Name: Dolores Switaj, Ph.D.
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Start with the new Blood in the Bayou attraction where zombies chase after you in murky Louisiana waters. Watch the big kids freak out at Haunt, which features a new Chamber of Horrors Wax: The...

Cost: $33 starting

Where:
3830 Dorney Park Rd
Allentown, PA
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Telephone: 610-395-3724
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Players: Girls & Boys, Ages 5 to 10 years old & their Parent/Guardian Meets: Fridays, 5:30pm to 6:30pm for 8 Weeks – Begins September 9, 2016 Program: The Parent, Volleyball and Me program...

Cost: $160.00

Where:
Xtreme Volleyball Academy
114 Hillcrest Avenue
Ledgewood, NJ  07852
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Sponsor: Xtreme Volleyball Academy
Telephone: 862-219-5696
Contact Name: Allison Hayward
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Fusion Academy Englewood is excited to host Dr. Rebecca Yun who will be speaking about communicating with your teen! Dr. Yun will provide a discussion on interpersonal functioning in adolescents....

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Fusion Academy Englewood
10 Sterling Boulevard
Suite 201
Englewood, NJ  07631
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Telephone: 201-431-9554
Contact Name: Laura Gorzka
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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See all the hottest spots in New York City featured on TMZ. Everywhere celebrities go to party, play and get in trouble. Hear inside information and never before revealed details about your...

Cost: $33-43

Where:
Times Square
New York City, NJ


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Pop-Culture Pub Trivia is rewinding to the 90’s. Head to the Poitin Still at 774 Main St., in Hackensack and test your 90’s nostalgia! Trivia game is free to enter, but the library does not...

Cost: Free to play

Where:
Poitin Still
774 Main St,
Hackensack, NJ  07601
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Sponsor: Johnson Public Library
Telephone: 201-343-4169
Contact Name: jpltrivia@gmail.com
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Exhibition curated by Donna Gustafson, Andrew W. Mellon Liaison for Academic Programs and Curator, Zimmerli Art Museum Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. This exhibition includes a...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

Cost: Suggested museum admission $5 adults, $4 seniors, children 12 & under free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Members of the Camera Naturalists Photo Club at the Environmental Education Center (EEC) will be exhibiting their award-winning photos at “Natural Beauty – Captured with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Camera Naturalists Photo Club
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Kurt Bender
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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: $21.75/adult, $17.75/child, free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Individuals looking for brisk weekly walk are invited to join a weekly walking group that meets every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. at the Duke Island Visitor’s Center for a healthy walk through...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duke Island Park
Old York Road
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200
Contact Name: Karren Newman
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Even though your baby can't dance just yet, this music class will help her get a head start! This class is meant for babies ages 6-to-14 months, will provide the opportunity for children to...

Cost: $175

Where:
Har Sinai Temple
2421 Pennington Rd.
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Har Sinai Temple
Telephone: (609) 730-8100
Contact Name: Susan Z. Sacks
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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

Cost: ages 4 and over: $34, ages 2, 3 & seniors over 60: $29

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
View map »


Telephone: (508) 866-8190
Website »

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Located along the Atlantic Flyway, Liberty State Park is home to over 250 different species of birds. Join us as we explore varied habitats and learn to identify some of our resident and migratory...

Cost: FREE; Pre-registration required

Where:
Liberty State Park
200 Morris Pesin Drive
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty State Park
Telephone: 201-915-3400 x109
Contact Name: Nature Center Staff
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In honor of National Employ an Older Worker Week, Easterseals New Jersey's Senior Community Services Employment Program (SCSEP) will be hosting a job fair for older workers seeking employment.

Cost: None

Where:
140 Martin Luther King Drive
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Telephone: 201-200-1340
Contact Name: Vera Holmes
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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

Cost: $8 per person, children under 2 are free

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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The Great Pumpkin Festival is the largest in North New Jersey! Pumpkin Picking- season will soon arrive and Heaven Hill Farm will celebrate it with a variety of farm-tastic fun activities. The...

Cost: 2 and under FREE, $10.00 per person,

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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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

Cost: $26.95/adult, $19.95/child, free/under 2 yrs.

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


Telephone: 856.365.3300
Website »

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The Mills at Jersey Gardens joins forces throughout September with Soles4Souls, a global not-for-profit committed to fighting poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing....

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
The Mills at Jersey Gardens
651 Kapkowski Road
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Sponsor: The Mills at Jersey Gardens
Telephone: (908) 354-5900
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Derechos Basicos en la Educacion Especial (Basic Rights in Special Education) Presented by the Association for Special Children & Families Aprenda acerca de los derechos de educación...

Cost: Free

Where:
Morris County Family Success Center
73 Bassett Highway
Dover, NJ  07801
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Cheire
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Journey over to Hippo Haven to connect with our hippos in this one-of-a-kind experience! Watch as our biologists provide a training session and toss treats to our massive Nile hippos Button and...

Cost: aquarium admission

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


Website »

More information

The Naturalists of the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC) have announced the September dates for an entertaining and educational science and nature program for...

Cost: $65

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Maria Rossi
Website »

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Parent Networking Support Group - Sussex County (Meets weekly on Fridays concurrent with Youth Peer Support Group) Presented by FSO Facilitator Join us to discuss the joys and challenges of raising...

Cost: Free

Where:
Family Partners Community Center
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Christie
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With his 25th title, The Thank You Book, Mo Willems’ Elephant & Piggie series has come to an end. We could be sad, but we’d rather celebrate the nine years of friendship, silly...

Where:
Various
, NJ


Sponsor: Sussex County Library System

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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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It’s not often you get a second chance … but this summer you do. We’re bringing Nightscape back with a few new surprises.  Come experience color, light, and sound as they...

Cost: $27/19 and up, $17/ ages 5-18, free ages 0-4

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennet Square, PA  19348
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Telephone: 610.388.1000
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A series of workshops for new and expectant parents.

Cost: $45

Where:
Little Bee Learning Studio
163 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Come meet Dryptosaurus, the eastern cousin of T-rex! Dryptosaurus was the second nearly complete dinosaur ever found (after Hadrosaurus), and it was found in New Jersey! The animal was...

Cost: Suggested museum admission $5 adults, children 12 years and under free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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Got a curious kid? Don't miss the exhibit, "Curious George: Let's Get Curious." Children will be enchanted as they walk into Curious George's world including his apartment building, the park, and...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Individuals looking for brisk weekly walk are invited to join a weekly walking group that meets every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. at the Duke Island Visitor’s Center for a healthy walk through Duke...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duke Island Park
Old York Road
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
View map »


Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200
Contact Name: Karren Newman
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Try your hand at indoor/outdoor sculpture and decorative & functional ware in our well-equipped studio offering a variety of clay choices and over 120 glazes. Beginners to advanced students welcome...

Cost: Member $279, Non-Member $360

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
Website »

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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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


Telephone: 973.971.3700
Website »

More information

Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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


Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
Website »

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From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the boundaries of presidential power. This exhibit explores...

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
Website »

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Join us in an exploration into the wonderful world of clay! With the use of some clay, some tools, and a lot of imagination, students will create beautiful pieces of art including figurines, cups...

Cost: Member $311, Non-Member $409

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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Bothered by debt collectors? The FDCPA is a federal law that prohibits debt collection companies from using abusive, unfair, or deceptive practices to collect past-due debts. Susan Schulman, staff...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Johnson Public Library
274 Main St
Hackensack, NJ  07601
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Sponsor: Johnson Public Library
Telephone: 201-343-4169
Contact Name: Barb Schuit
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Join us in an exploration into the wonderful world of clay! With the use of some clay, some tools, and a lot of imagination, students will create beautiful pieces of art including figurines, cups...

Cost: Member $311, Non-Member $409

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
View map »


Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
Website »

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Join us in an exploration into the wonderful world of clay! With the use of some clay, some tools, and a lot of imagination, students will create beautiful pieces of art including figurines, cups...

Cost: Member $311, Non-Member $409

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
View map »


Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
Website »

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Discover the many beautiful trails that Vernon has to offer by joining this self guided challenge to complete 50 miles on any of our trails between July 15, 2016 and November 15, 2016. Sounds...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Vernon Township
, NJ

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Let's Get Growing! is a gardening and nutrition program for children ages 5-12. This Fall the kids will discover which "cool" crops to plant in a Square Foot Garden now that the temperatures are...

Cost: RRA member $10/class; Non-member $25/class

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Join us in an exploration into the wonderful world of clay! With the use of some clay, some tools, and a lot of imagination, students will create beautiful pieces of art including figurines, cups...

Cost: Members $311, Non-Members $409

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
View map »


Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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Join us for a casual get-together with Artistic Director Douglas Martin, Resident Choreographer and Ballet Master Mary Barton as well as ARB's dancers.

Cost: free

Where:
Rider University
2083 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648
Lawrence Township, NJ  08648
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Players: Girls & Boys, Ages 5 to 10 years old & their Parent/Guardian Meets: Fridays, 5:30pm to 6:30pm for 8 Weeks – Begins September 9, 2016 Program: The Parent, Volleyball and Me program...

Cost: $160.00

Where:
Xtreme Volleyball Academy
114 Hillcrest Avenue
Ledgewood, NJ  07852
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Sponsor: Xtreme Volleyball Academy
Telephone: 862-219-5696
Contact Name: Allison Hayward
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Breathe...Move...Meditate and celebrate International Peace Day at Reeves-Reed Arboretum. Yoga and Mediation in the garden with Claire E. Diab, international yoga therapist and founder of The...

Cost: $20 cash donation

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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An enriching course designed to give film buffs the opportunity to experience a variety of films of Jewish interest from around the world, from new releases to restored classics. Screenings will...

Cost: Full Series - $75 Members/$100 Non-Members, Individual Films - $20

Where:
JCC MetroWest Maurice Levin Theater
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: New Jersey Jewish Film Festival
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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Exhibition curated by Donna Gustafson, Andrew W. Mellon Liaison for Academic Programs and Curator, Zimmerli Art Museum Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. This exhibition includes a...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

Cost: $46.99–56.99/adult, $36.99–46.99/child

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
Website »

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See all the hottest spots in New York City featured on TMZ. Everywhere celebrities go to party, play and get in trouble. Hear inside information and never before revealed details about your...

Cost: $33-43

Where:
Times Square
New York City, NJ


Website »

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The National Constitution Center honors the contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America during National Hispanic...

Cost: Programs are FREE with museum admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6759
Contact Name: Sarah Fergus
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Fall at The New York Botanical Garden brings several seasonal offerings that tell the stories of this bountiful time of year, including the gourds and pumpkins of Halloween’s spookiest fun...

Cost: Varies

Where:
New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY  10458
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Start with the new Blood in the Bayou attraction where zombies chase after you in murky Louisiana waters. Watch the big kids freak out at Haunt, which features a new Chamber of Horrors Wax: The...

Cost: $33 starting

Where:
3830 Dorney Park Rd
Allentown, PA
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Telephone: 610-395-3724
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Family-friendly fundraiser and dance-a-thon on Saturday, October 1st 5-9pm. The dance-a-thon welcomes all children ages 5+ to help the Roxey Ballet raise money for educational and outreach...

Cost: $50 pledge per attendee

Where:
New Hope Eagle Fire House Banquet Hall
46 N. Sugan Rd.
New Hope, PA  18938
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Sponsor: Roxey Ballet
Telephone: 609-397-7616
Contact Name: Johnelle Whipple
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Got a curious kid? Don't miss the exhibit, "Curious George: Let's Get Curious." Children will be enchanted as they walk into Curious George's world including his apartment building, the park, and...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Classes alternate between lecture/slide presentations at the J and select museums and galleries in New York City. (Students Provide their own transporation).

Cost: Members $302, Non-Members $411

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

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: Colleen Mackenzie
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From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the boundaries of presidential power. This exhibit explores...

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Build, Sculpt, Paint, and Draw in this exciting Multi-Media class! Students will use a variety of conventional (and non-conventional!) materials to create different projects. Each piece of art is...

Cost: Member $311, Non-Member $409

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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Members of the Camera Naturalists Photo Club at the Environmental Education Center (EEC) will be exhibiting their award-winning photos at “Natural Beauty – Captured with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Camera Naturalists Photo Club
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Kurt Bender
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Individuals looking for brisk weekly walk are invited to join a weekly walking group that meets every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. at the Duke Island Visitor’s Center for a healthy walk through...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duke Island Park
Old York Road
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200
Contact Name: Karren Newman
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An enriching course designed to give film buffs the opportunity to experience a variety of films of Jewish interest from around the world, from new releases to restored classics. Screenings will...

Cost: Full Series - $75 Members/$100 Non-Members, Individual Films - $20

Where:
JCC MetroWest Maurice Levin Theater
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: New Jersey Jewish Film Festival
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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Build, Sculpt, Paint, and Draw in this exciting Multi-Media class! Students will use a variety of conventional (and non-conventional!) materials to create different projects. Each piece of art is...

Cost: Member $311, Non-Member $409

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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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: $21.75/adult, $17.75/child, free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Join us in an exploration into the wonderful world of clay! With the use of some clay, some tools, and a lot of imagination, students will create beautiful pieces of art including figurines, cups...

Cost: Members $311, Non-Members $409

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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Discover the many beautiful trails that Vernon has to offer by joining this self guided challenge to complete 50 miles on any of our trails between July 15, 2016 and November 15, 2016. Sounds...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Vernon Township
, NJ

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Even though your baby can't dance just yet, this music class will help her get a head start! This class is meant for babies ages 6-to-14 months, will provide the opportunity for children to...

Cost: $175

Where:
Har Sinai Temple
2421 Pennington Rd.
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Har Sinai Temple
Telephone: (609) 730-8100
Contact Name: Susan Z. Sacks
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Join us in an exploration into the wonderful world of clay! With the use of some clay, some tools, and a lot of imagination, students will create beautiful pieces of art including figurines, cups...

Cost: Member $311, Non-Member $409

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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Welcome to the Duke Farms Farm to Table Market. Each Thursday between 3 and 8 pm, join us to support local farmers while enjoying music, food tastings, classes, and our 18 miles of trails. (free...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Duke Farms
1112 Dukes Parkway West
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Sponsor: Duke Farms
Telephone: 908-243-3643
Contact Name: Nora Wagner
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Toddler Time Together is for our young learners with an adult. You and your child will participate in creative hands-on activities designed to enhance early learning. This special time together...

Where:
Early Childhood Center
2421 Pennington Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Har Sinai Temple
Telephone: 609 730-8100
Contact Name: Magda Reyes
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Come check out hundreds of NEW & gently used clothing, baby gear, toys and accessories, and much, much more with savings of 50% - 90% off retail! Many of our items are "name brand" higher end items...

Cost: Free to shop

Where:
Wayne PAL
1 PAL Dr.
Wayne, NJ  07470
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Contact Name: Melissa Ritsma
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

Cost: Suggested museum admission $5 adults, $4 seniors, children 12 & under free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

Cost: ages 4 and over: $34, ages 2, 3 & seniors over 60: $29

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
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Telephone: (508) 866-8190
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Let's Get Growing! is a gardening and nutrition program for children ages 5-12. This Fall the kids will discover which "cool" crops to plant in a Square Foot Garden now that the temperatures are...

Cost: RRA member $10/class; Non-member $25/class

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Join us in an exploration into the wonderful world of clay! With the use of some clay, some tools, and a lot of imagination, students will create beautiful pieces of art including figurines, cups...

Cost: Members $311, Non-Members $409

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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Come explore an acre of colorful flowers with your little ones, or even come with your friends. Take your pick of blooms such as marigolds, ageratum, and amaranth for 30 cents to $1 a stem. Enjoy...

Cost: Free admission, 30 cents-$1 a stem

Where:
Robson's Farm
33 Rahilly Road
Wrightstown, NJ  08562
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

Cost: $26.95/adult, $19.95/child, free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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The Great Pumpkin Festival is the largest in North New Jersey! Pumpkin Picking- season will soon arrive and Heaven Hill Farm will celebrate it with a variety of farm-tastic fun activities. The...

Cost: 2 and under FREE, $10.00 per person,

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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Come meet Dryptosaurus, the eastern cousin of T-rex! Dryptosaurus was the second nearly complete dinosaur ever found (after Hadrosaurus), and it was found in New Jersey! The animal was...

Cost: Suggested museum admission $5 adults, children 12 years and under free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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Join us in an exploration into the wonderful world of clay! With the use of some clay, some tools, and a lot of imagination, students will create beautiful pieces of art including figurines, cups...

Cost: Member $311, Non-Member $409

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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The Mills at Jersey Gardens joins forces throughout September with Soles4Souls, a global not-for-profit committed to fighting poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing....

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
The Mills at Jersey Gardens
651 Kapkowski Road
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Sponsor: The Mills at Jersey Gardens
Telephone: (908) 354-5900
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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

Cost: $8 per person, children under 2 are free

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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Journey over to Hippo Haven to connect with our hippos in this one-of-a-kind experience! Watch as our biologists provide a training session and toss treats to our massive Nile hippos Button and...

Cost: aquarium admission

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Dr
Camden, NJ
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The Naturalists of the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC) have announced the September dates for an entertaining and educational science and nature program for...

Cost: $65

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Maria Rossi
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At the beginning of the 2016-17 season, New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra will hold two open house rehearsals on September 15 and 22.  Musicians of all ages and abilities are welcome to...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey Youth Symphony Music Center
570 Central Avenue
New Providence, NJ  07974
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Sponsor: New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra
Telephone: 908-603-7691
Contact Name: Mary Beth Sweet
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Thursday: 6-9 PM Friday: 6-11 PM Saturday: 1-11 PM Sunday: 1-8 PM PRE-SALE RIDE TICKETS AND RAFFLE TICKETS ON SALE AFTER ALL MASSES! Carnival Raffle FIRST PRIZE: 40% of Total Proceeds...

Cost: Free

Where:
St. Peter the Apostle
445 Fifth Ave.
River Edge, NJ
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Telephone: 201-261-3366
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YOUTH PARTNERSHIP Youth Peer Support Group - Morris County Youth Partnership is a peer-support and advocacy group for teens and young adults ages 13 through 21. Our mission is to break the silence...

Cost: Free

Where:
Celebrate the Children (School)
230 Diamond Spring Road
Denville, NJ  07834
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: (973) 940-3194
Contact Name: Cheire Lozaw
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Parent Networking Support Group - Sussex County (Meets weekly on Fridays concurrent with Youth Peer Support Group) Presented by FSO Facilitator Join us to discuss the joys and challenges of raising...

Cost: Free

Where:
Family Partners Community Center
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Christie
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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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With his 25th title, The Thank You Book, Mo Willems’ Elephant & Piggie series has come to an end. We could be sad, but we’d rather celebrate the nine years of friendship, silly...

Where:
Various
, NJ


Sponsor: Sussex County Library System

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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Players: Girls & Boys, Ages 5 to 10 years old & their Parent/Guardian Meets: Fridays, 5:30pm to 6:30pm for 8 Weeks – Begins September 9, 2016 Program: The Parent, Volleyball and Me program...

Cost: $160.00

Where:
Xtreme Volleyball Academy
114 Hillcrest Avenue
Ledgewood, NJ  07852
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Sponsor: Xtreme Volleyball Academy
Telephone: 862-219-5696
Contact Name: Allison Hayward
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Exhibition curated by Donna Gustafson, Andrew W. Mellon Liaison for Academic Programs and Curator, Zimmerli Art Museum Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. This exhibition includes a...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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It’s not often you get a second chance … but this summer you do. We’re bringing Nightscape back with a few new surprises.  Come experience color, light, and sound as they...

Cost: $27/19 and up, $17/ ages 5-18, free ages 0-4

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennet Square, PA  19348
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Telephone: 610.388.1000
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A series of workshops for new and expectant parents.

Cost: $45

Where:
Little Bee Learning Studio
163 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Only one opportunity to see the full-length classic production of the world's most famous ballet - Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, featuring Russia's brightest ballet stars! There’s a...

Cost: ranging from $29-$59

Where:
Bergen Performing Arts Center
30 N Van Brunt St
Englewood, NJ
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

Cost: $46.99–56.99/adult, $36.99–46.99/child

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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See all the hottest spots in New York City featured on TMZ. Everywhere celebrities go to party, play and get in trouble. Hear inside information and never before revealed details about your...

Cost: $33-43

Where:
Times Square
New York City, NJ


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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Start with the new Blood in the Bayou attraction where zombies chase after you in murky Louisiana waters. Watch the big kids freak out at Haunt, which features a new Chamber of Horrors Wax: The...

Cost: $33 starting

Where:
3830 Dorney Park Rd
Allentown, PA
View map »


Telephone: 610-395-3724
Website »

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Fall at The New York Botanical Garden brings several seasonal offerings that tell the stories of this bountiful time of year, including the gourds and pumpkins of Halloween’s spookiest fun...

Cost: Varies

Where:
New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY  10458
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The National Constitution Center honors the contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America during National Hispanic...

Cost: Programs are FREE with museum admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6759
Contact Name: Sarah Fergus
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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: $21.75/adult, $17.75/child, free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
Website »

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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

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Members of the Camera Naturalists Photo Club at the Environmental Education Center (EEC) will be exhibiting their award-winning photos at “Natural Beauty – Captured with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Camera Naturalists Photo Club
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Kurt Bender
Website »

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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

Cost: Suggested museum admission $5 adults, $4 seniors, children 12 & under free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

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Individuals looking for brisk weekly walk are invited to join a weekly walking group that meets every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. at the Duke Island Visitor’s Center for a healthy walk through...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duke Island Park
Old York Road
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200
Contact Name: Karren Newman
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Even though your baby can't dance just yet, this music class will help her get a head start! This class is meant for babies ages 6-to-14 months, will provide the opportunity for children to...

Cost: $175

Where:
Har Sinai Temple
2421 Pennington Rd.
Pennington, NJ  08534
View map »


Sponsor: Har Sinai Temple
Telephone: (609) 730-8100
Contact Name: Susan Z. Sacks
Website »

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The Mills at Jersey Gardens joins forces throughout September with Soles4Souls, a global not-for-profit committed to fighting poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing....

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
The Mills at Jersey Gardens
651 Kapkowski Road
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
View map »


Sponsor: The Mills at Jersey Gardens
Telephone: (908) 354-5900
Website »

More information

Come explore an acre of colorful flowers with your little ones, or even come with your friends. Take your pick of blooms such as marigolds, ageratum, and amaranth for 30 cents to $1 a stem. Enjoy...

Cost: Free admission, 30 cents-$1 a stem

Where:
Robson's Farm
33 Rahilly Road
Wrightstown, NJ  08562
View map »

More information

  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

Cost: $26.95/adult, $19.95/child, free/under 2 yrs.

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


Telephone: 856.365.3300
Website »

More information

Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

Cost: ages 4 and over: $34, ages 2, 3 & seniors over 60: $29

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
View map »


Telephone: (508) 866-8190
Website »

More information

The Great Pumpkin Festival is the largest in North New Jersey! Pumpkin Picking- season will soon arrive and Heaven Hill Farm will celebrate it with a variety of farm-tastic fun activities. The...

Cost: 2 and under FREE, $10.00 per person,

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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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

Cost: $8 per person, children under 2 are free

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
View map »


Telephone: (732) 747-2266
Website »

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Journey over to Hippo Haven to connect with our hippos in this one-of-a-kind experience! Watch as our biologists provide a training session and toss treats to our massive Nile hippos Button and...

Cost: aquarium admission

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


Website »

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5th Annual Roseland Greek Festival located at the only Greek Church in Essex County and celebrating 5 years in our new handicapped accessible facility. Enjoy Geek food, pastries, dancing,...

Cost: $2 Daily , 12&Under Free, Free for all Friday 11:30-3PM

Where:
Ss Nicholas, Constantine & Helen Greek Church
80 Laurel Avenue
Roseland, NJ  07068
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Sponsor: Ss Nicholas, Constantine & Helen Greek Church
Telephone: 973-251-2920
Contact Name: Douglas Rosa
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Celebration of Italian American culture featuring music, Italian food, amusement rides, bocce, Italian Market and fireworks.

Cost: $5/adult, $4/seniors, kids 12 and under free

Where:
Mercer County Park
1678 Old Trenton Road
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Sponsor: Mercer County Italian American Festival Association
Telephone: 609-631-7544
Contact Name: John Scarpati
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Whether it's your kids' first experiences with Greek culture or not, Saint Barbara's Greek Festival in Toms River is a fun place to be. The weekend will feature authentic Greek food,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church
2200 Church Road
Toms River, NJ  08753
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Telephone: 732-255-5525
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The Naturalists of the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC) have announced the September dates for an entertaining and educational science and nature program for...

Cost: $65

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Maria Rossi
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70 CraftsWomen + a few good men www.70CraftsWomen.com An exhibition and sale of: jewelry, fashion, textiles, furniture, glass, paper, ceramics, sculpture, painting, wood, photography. Friday,...

Cost: 10.

Where:
Princeton Westin (Forrestal Village)
201 Village Boulevard
Forrestal Village
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: American Art Marketing
Telephone: 845.355.2400
Contact Name: Richard Rothberg
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FUN FOR ALL AGES! 3 Day International festival featuring delicious foods and baked desserts of the following cuisines: Greek, Middle Eastern, Slavic, and American. Crafts and activities for young...

Cost: Free entrance

Where:
St. Stephen's Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church
609 Lane Avenue
South Plainfield, NJ  07080
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Telephone: 908-534-9401
Contact Name: Camille Waser
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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...

Cost: $20/ members, $25/ nonmembers

Where:
New York Sports Club for Kids
39 W. Northfield Rd.
Livingston, NJ  07039
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Telephone: 973-716-0999
Contact Name: Ashley
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Kids Climbing Club (7-14 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 and...

Cost: $15.00 per child

Where:
Elite Climbing
67 Old Kings Highway
Maple Shade, NJ  08052
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Telephone: 856-273-1370
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Parent Networking Support Group - Sussex County (Meets weekly on Fridays concurrent with Youth Peer Support Group) Presented by FSO Facilitator Join us to discuss the joys and challenges of raising...

Cost: Free

Where:
Family Partners Community Center
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Christie
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Join us for a fun fall family friendly(nothing scary) evening event! Journey through our Giant Corn Maze at night, enjoy a hayride by moonlight, dance to our Country Music DJ, get warm by a roaring...

Cost: Adult $18.99, Child: $16.99 group discounts available; 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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YOUTH PARTNERSHIP Youth Peer Support Group - Sussex County (Meets weekly on Fridays concurrent with Parent Networking Group - Morris YP members welcome also) Youth Partnership is a peer-support and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Family Partners Community Center
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Cheire
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Thursday: 6-9 PM Friday: 6-11 PM Saturday: 1-11 PM Sunday: 1-8 PM PRE-SALE RIDE TICKETS AND RAFFLE TICKETS ON SALE AFTER ALL MASSES! Carnival Raffle FIRST PRIZE: 40% of Total Proceeds...

Cost: Free

Where:
St. Peter the Apostle
445 Fifth Ave.
River Edge, NJ
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Telephone: 201-261-3366
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With his 25th title, The Thank You Book, Mo Willems’ Elephant & Piggie series has come to an end. We could be sad, but we’d rather celebrate the nine years of friendship, silly...

Where:
Various
, NJ


Sponsor: Sussex County Library System

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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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Ready to get the bejeezus scared out of you? This horrifying walk-through plays on your worst fears—we’re talking separation anxiety, tight, confined places and of course, the dark!...

Cost: $27

Where:
630 West Mount Pleasant Ave.
Livingston, NJ
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Telephone: 973-369-7677
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It’s not often you get a second chance … but this summer you do. We’re bringing Nightscape back with a few new surprises.  Come experience color, light, and sound as they...

Cost: $27/19 and up, $17/ ages 5-18, free ages 0-4

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennet Square, PA  19348
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Telephone: 610.388.1000
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Test your luck in the Killer Kornfield where discarded genetic mutations roam free, or tempt fate walking through the Unknown Barn. Try your hand at zombie paintball and rid the farm of the...

Cost: $40 for all four attractions; $25 for paintball

Where:
831 Windsor-Perrineville
East Windsor, NJ
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Telephone: 609-758-7817
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The 3-D Haunted Barn isn’t your average haunted house. Creatures hang from walls at every turn, so don’t stray from the group. And the Haunted Wooded Trail is known for its creepy...

Cost: $25 for paintball; $40 for four main attractions; $60 for all five attractions

Where:
131 South Main St.
Marlboro, NJ
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Telephone: 732-946-8885
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A series of workshops for new and expectant parents.

Cost: $45

Where:
Little Bee Learning Studio
163 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Kiss your sweet dreams "buh-bye" because Sinister Sneed’s Chaotic Carnival of Chaos will leave you with night terrors. Or try getting through The Forbidden, an abandoned campground...

Cost: Attractions $18 each

Where:
151 Brick Blvd.
Brick Township, NJ
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Telephone: 732-477-0606
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With six attractions plus a Haunted Paintball Hayride, Night of Terror will knock your socks off (and your heart out of your chest). Zombies are hiding around every corner, so prepare to be chased!...

Cost: $35 for all six attractions; $25 for paintball

Where:
488 Lincoln Mill Rd.
Mullica Hill, NJ
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Telephone: 856-223-1669
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iPlay turns down the lights for five hours of Friday night fun. Admission includes unlimited go carts, rides and laser tag plus a live DJ, music, dancing, giveaways, half price kids meals, chances...

Cost: $24.99

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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Known for its two floors of fear, this terrifying walk-through will send you home with nightmares. Get locked up in one of the escape rooms and you’ll have to solve dark mysteries before the...

Cost: $22 to 28 for Scarehouse; $29 for escape rooms; $45 for both

Where:
105 West Dewey Ave.
Wharton, NJ
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Telephone: 862-244-4454
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Teen Nights every Friday at 8:00pm ​Ages 13-18

Where:
Karma Nightclub
401 Boulevard
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751
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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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You’ll lose your mind at “the scariest place on Earth.” The interactive haunted house has special effects and animatronics that’ll make you scream. Other attractions include...

Cost: $29

Where:
2 Brighton Ave.
Passaic, NJ
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Telephone: 201-716-2827
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Got a curious kid? Don't miss the exhibit, "Curious George: Let's Get Curious." Children will be enchanted as they walk into Curious George's world including his apartment building, the park, and...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Come meet Dryptosaurus, the eastern cousin of T-rex! Dryptosaurus was the second nearly complete dinosaur ever found (after Hadrosaurus), and it was found in New Jersey! The animal was...

Cost: Suggested museum admission $5 adults, children 12 years and under free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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Bring your friends to our 8th Annual Festival! Delicacies from the Middle East, Greece, Slovakia, and America; Vegetarian options, Sweets, dancers, vintage car show, games, crafts, moon bounce,...

Cost: Free

Where:
St.. Stephen Orthodox. Church
609 Lane Avenue
South Plainfield, NJ  07080
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Sponsor: St. Stephen Othodox Church
Telephone: 908-756-0410
Contact Name: Camille
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Fall at The New York Botanical Garden brings several seasonal offerings that tell the stories of this bountiful time of year, including the gourds and pumpkins of Halloween’s spookiest fun...

Cost: Varies

Where:
New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY  10458
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Learn about parrots and other tropical birds and make a “pet” parrot. Tot Tours are fun and enriching programs for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Activities include story time or a...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morri'
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3718
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“Clifford is the Greatest Dog Ever!” Ruff! Ruff! Clifford the Big Red Dog will be available throughout the day for meet and greets where you and your family can get the perfect photo!...

Cost: $37 for ages 4-59 ($34 online); $32 for ages 2-3 and 60+ ($29 online)

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA  02330
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Sponsor: Edaville USA
Telephone: 508-866-8190
Contact Name: Edaville USA
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Calling all New Jersey Boaters - Head over to the Jersey Boat Sale & Expo, September 23-25 at First Energy Park – Home of the Lakewood BlueClaws. This show has something for every age and...

Cost: $4 - Children under 12 FREE

Where:
FirstEnergy Park - Home of the Lakewood BlueClaws!
2 Stadium Way
Lakewood, NJ  08701
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Sponsor: Marine Trades Association of NJ
Telephone: 732-292-1051
Contact Name: Allison Waldron
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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This New Jersey favorite returns for 24 days of doom and gloom. The park’s chock-full of haunts by day and spine-chilling horrors by night. The relentless scare zones put you face-to-face...

Cost: Admission starts at $52.99; season passes $83.99. Some addit. fees

Where:
1 Six Flags Blvd.
Jackson, NJ
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Telephone: 732-928-2000
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Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

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: Colleen Mackenzie
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From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the boundaries of presidential power. This exhibit explores...

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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Discover the many beautiful trails that Vernon has to offer by joining this self guided challenge to complete 50 miles on any of our trails between July 15, 2016 and November 15, 2016. Sounds...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Vernon Township
, NJ

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Come check out hundreds of NEW & gently used clothing, baby gear, toys and accessories, and much, much more with savings of 50% - 90% off retail! Many of our items are "name brand" higher end items...

Cost: Free to shop

Where:
Wayne PAL
1 PAL Dr.
Wayne, NJ  07470
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Contact Name: Melissa Ritsma
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Let's Get Growing! is a gardening and nutrition program for children ages 5-12. This Fall the kids will discover which "cool" crops to plant in a Square Foot Garden now that the temperatures are...

Cost: RRA member $10/class; Non-member $25/class

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sparta Teen Talk is a psycho-educational program for teens to overcome personal challenges in an active, hands on, creative manner using CBT/DBT and Solution Focused tools. Our motto is:...

Cost: $30.00 per session

Where:
DJB Counseling LLC
283 Sparta Avenue
Sparta , NJ  07871
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Cruise on down to see some spectacular vehicles from days gone by or show off one of your own.

Cost: free

Where:
Historic Smithville and the Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Sponsor: Village Greene
Telephone: 609-748-8999
Contact Name: Tracy Walsh
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OASIS ISLAND OF TERROR The destination to fear! It's New Jersey's most realistic walkthrough haunt, that's soon to be your destination to fear! Nominated Top Halloween Attraction 2015...

Cost: $25 per ticket

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Players: Girls & Boys, Ages 5 to 10 years old & their Parent/Guardian Meets: Fridays, 5:30pm to 6:30pm for 8 Weeks – Begins September 9, 2016 Program: The Parent, Volleyball and Me program...

Cost: $160.00

Where:
Xtreme Volleyball Academy
114 Hillcrest Avenue
Ledgewood, NJ  07852
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Sponsor: Xtreme Volleyball Academy
Telephone: 862-219-5696
Contact Name: Allison Hayward
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Video Gaming, Laser Tag, Sports Parties, and Game System Rentals Tournaments and parties are available

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Power Play Gaming
23 Diamond Spring Rd
Denville, NJ   07834
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Enjoy moonlit wagon rides, flashlight corn mazes, and bonfires! But don’t worry; there is nothing scary about Moonlit Fun. Great for families, groups, and schools! Please remember to bring your...

Cost: Child - $8, Adult - $8 & Under 24 months - FREE.

Where:
2100 Lower State Rd
Doylestown, PA  18901


Telephone: 215-230-7170
Contact Name: Robert
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Start with the new Blood in the Bayou attraction where zombies chase after you in murky Louisiana waters. Watch the big kids freak out at Haunt, which features a new Chamber of Horrors Wax: The...

Cost: $33 starting

Where:
3830 Dorney Park Rd
Allentown, PA
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Telephone: 610-395-3724
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Explore the Arts in a nurturing environment that combines art history and mystery, creative techniques, and secrets about some of our most famous artists. Children are encouraged to explore,...

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

Cost: $46.99–56.99/adult, $36.99–46.99/child

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Exhibition curated by Donna Gustafson, Andrew W. Mellon Liaison for Academic Programs and Curator, Zimmerli Art Museum Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. This exhibition includes a...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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A renowned Mexican singer and actress with 13 studio albums under her belt, Thalia makes her State Theatre New Jersey debut in September! Since the age of nine, Thalia has been working non-stop...

Cost: $35-$65

Where:
State Theatre New Jersy
15 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 732-246-7469
Contact Name: Kelly Blithe
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Sponsored by the Folk Project. Concerts nearly every Friday night, with the second Friday usually an open stage. Each performance includes a main act and an opening act. Wheelchair accessible....

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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The National Constitution Center honors the contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America during National Hispanic...

Cost: Programs are FREE with museum admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6759
Contact Name: Sarah Fergus
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Travel through 60 acres of woods filled with vampires on this haunted hayride. If you make it out alive, test your luck on Psycho’s Path, which is chock-full of goblins, ghouls, monsters and...

Cost: $18 per person for the hayride; $12 per person for Psycho’s Path; $25 for a comb

Where:
569 Monmouth Rd.
Jackson, NJ


Telephone: 732-928-0393
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See all the hottest spots in New York City featured on TMZ. Everywhere celebrities go to party, play and get in trouble. Hear inside information and never before revealed details about your...

Cost: $33-43

Where:
Times Square
New York City, NJ


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Come meet Dryptosaurus, the eastern cousin of T-rex! Dryptosaurus was the second nearly complete dinosaur ever found (after Hadrosaurus), and it was found in New Jersey! The animal was...

Cost: Suggested museum admission $5 adults, children 12 years and under free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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Got a curious kid? Don't miss the exhibit, "Curious George: Let's Get Curious." Children will be enchanted as they walk into Curious George's world including his apartment building, the park, and...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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HIGHLIGHTS • Meet with your favorite princesses! • Tiaras and ball gowns welcome! • Enjoy breakfast of bagels, juice and coffee! DETAILS Our most popular event!!! Join us for a royal...

Cost: see website

Where:
Imagine That!!! A NJ Children's Museum
4 Vreeland Rd.
Florham Park, NJ  07932
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Sponsor: Imagine That!!!
Telephone: 973-966-8000
Contact Name: Karisa
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September Weekend Crafting is here! It’s time for fall! Make an autumn wreath to kick off the season! Join us every weekend in September for a special craft!

Cost: FREE with General Admission

Where:
Imagine That!!! A NJ Children's Museum
4 Vreeland Rd.
Florham Park, NJ  07932
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Sponsor: Imagine That!!!
Telephone: 973-966-8000
Contact Name: Karisa
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On September 24th and 25th, alpaca owners from across the United States and Canada will invite the public to come to their farm or ranch to meet their alpacas and learn more about these...

Cost: $6.00 per person includes a cup of grain

Where:
Bluebird Farm Alpacas
44 Willow Avenue
Peapack (Far Hills), NJ  07977
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Take advantage of this unique opportunity to dust off your field easel and art supplies and bring them to Schiff for this outdoor workshop, which will be held on four Saturdays: Sept 17 and 24,...

Cost: $15 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Heather St John
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Come to Terhune Orchards every weekend this fall for great farm fun, great food and great music, celebrate the harvest with the  Mount family and see your neighbors and friends.  Rain or shine 10...

Cost: $8

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Terhune Orchards
Telephone: 609-924-2310
Contact Name: Farm Store
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Mazes and more! Corn mazes, rope mazes, tile mazes, and more. Stony Hill's Fun Park has lots of activities for kids, families, school groups, and other groups. You won't want to miss our 10-acre...

Cost: starting at $12.99 per person

Where:
Stony Hill Farm Market
15 North Road
Chester, NJ  07930
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You and your family are invited to join us this Saturday for activities filled with real, hands-on discovery and real fun at our Fall FunDay Launch Party. Your child can . . . build & program a...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Little Ivy Academy
660 East Glen Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ  07450
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Sponsor: Little Ivy Academy
Telephone: 201-444-8400
Contact Name: Erich Bassler
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Enjoy delicious Italian food and delectable desserts, wine tasting and beer, Italian music provided by Jim Craine and the Atlantic City All Star Band, folk dancing, children’s activities,...

Cost: free

Where:
Historic Smithville
615 E Moss Mill Rd
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Sponsor: Historic Smithville
Telephone: 609-748-8999
Contact Name: Tracy Walsh
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Bring your friends to our 8th Annual Festival! Delicacies from the Middle East, Greece, Slovakia, and America; Vegetarian options, Sweets, dancers, vintage car show, games, crafts, moon bounce,...

Cost: Free

Where:
St.. Stephen Orthodox. Church
609 Lane Avenue
South Plainfield, NJ  07080
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Sponsor: St. Stephen Othodox Church
Telephone: 908-756-0410
Contact Name: Camille
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“Clifford is the Greatest Dog Ever!” Ruff! Ruff! Clifford the Big Red Dog will be available throughout the day for meet and greets where you and your family can get the perfect photo!...

Cost: $37 for ages 4-59 ($34 online); $32 for ages 2-3 and 60+ ($29 online)

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA  02330
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Sponsor: Edaville USA
Telephone: 508-866-8190
Contact Name: Edaville USA
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An infectious disease specialist from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital of Somerset will discuss the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of the Zika virus, why the public should be concerned,...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Warren Township Library branch
42 Mountain Blvd.
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-754-5554
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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SEPTEMBER 24 & 25 (10:30am - 4pm) COME FIND THE GREAT PUMPKIN! U-PICK PUMPKINS Field grown mums Cornstalks Fall flower baskets Fall decor Farm fresh pumpkins off the vine! Fresh baked pumpkin...

Cost: Free admission, additional cost for activities

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Join us for a USATF certified 5K with a 1-mile fun run. Families can also have fun with refreshments, door prizes, a DJ, awards, and a kids' zone with moon bounces, face painting, and more....

Cost: Pre-register online and save: 5K $25; Fun Run $15.

Where:
101 Carnegie Center Drive - Parking Lot
101 Carnegie Center Drive
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: The Parkinson Alliance
Telephone: 609-688-0870
Contact Name: Event Director
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Join us for our Harvest Festival Weekends at Donaldson Farms and enjoy a day of fall fun! Pick-your-own pumpkins and Indian corn, Corn maze, Corn cannon, Pony rides...

Cost: prices vary

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Road
Hackettstown, NJ
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for a nature photo scavenger hunt. Visitors can pick up the list, head outside and shoot away. Take a picture of every item, return...

Cost: $10 per family

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 E Hanover Ave
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: (973) 326-7603
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The 5th Annual “Don’t Fall…Let’s Run” 5K run/walk & kids sprint will be held on Saturday, September, 24th at Duke Island Park in Bridgewater. This race is a New...

Cost: $30/$15

Where:
Duke Island Park
Bridgewater, NJ


Sponsor: Family and Community Services of Somerset County
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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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: $21.75/adult, $17.75/child, free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

Cost: Suggested museum admission $5 adults, $4 seniors, children 12 & under free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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The New Jersey State Museum is proud to participate in Museum Day Live! Take part in a gallery walk with New Jersey artist David Ambrose of his new exhibition at the Museum. Enjoy a live...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Sponsor: Smithsoniam Magazine
Contact Name: Susan Greitz

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Members of the Camera Naturalists Photo Club at the Environmental Education Center (EEC) will be exhibiting their award-winning photos at “Natural Beauty – Captured with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Camera Naturalists Photo Club
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Kurt Bender
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Even though your baby can't dance just yet, this music class will help her get a head start! This class is meant for babies ages 6-to-14 months, will provide the opportunity for children to...

Cost: $175

Where:
Har Sinai Temple
2421 Pennington Rd.
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Har Sinai Temple
Telephone: (609) 730-8100
Contact Name: Susan Z. Sacks
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Individuals looking for brisk weekly walk are invited to join a weekly walking group that meets every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. at the Duke Island Visitor’s Center for a healthy walk through...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duke Island Park
Old York Road
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200
Contact Name: Karren Newman
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A celebration of local agriculture. Live music, grill, children's activities, local food, demonstrations, samples & tastings, organic cider pressing, hayrides, farming & gardening...

Cost: Admission, parking and activities are free

Where:
Hungry Hollow Co-op
841 Chestnut Ridge Rd
Chestnut Ridge, NY  10977
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Sponsor: Hungry Hollow Co-op
Telephone: 845 356 3319
Contact Name: Kathey
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Great architecture. Cool stories with Town Historian Mike Farrelly.  A beautiful fall day for a stroll. Plus a peek inside the amazing Shultz House. Begins at Van Vleck House and Gardens, ends...

Cost: Suggested donation $5

Where:
21 Van Vleck St.
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Telephone: 973-744-1796
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Georgian Court University, which is ranked among US News & World Report's best colleges in the northeast, will host its first Fall Open House on Saturday, Sept. 24. Meet faculty members,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Georgian Court University
900 Lakewood Avenue
Lakewood, NJ  08701
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Sponsor: Georgian Court University
Telephone: 732-987-2700
Contact Name: GCU Admissions
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WOODSTOWN FALL FESTIVAL Fall is just around the corner! It’s time to celebrate in downtown historic Woodstown, New Jersey for the annual Fall Festival on Saturday, September 24 from 10am...

Cost: free admission

Where:
Downtown Woodstown
intersection of Main St. and West Ave.
Woodstown, NJ  08098
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Telephone: 609-420-7177
Contact Name: Tom Hollinger
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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

Cost: $8 per person, children under 2 are free

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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A Market Day in colonial America will be re-created at the 45th Annual Greenwich Artisans' Faire & Marketplace...a fine art and fine craft festival. This year is bigger and better,...

Where:
Gibbon House
960 Ye Greate St
Greenwich, NJ  08323
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Telephone: 856-455-8580

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Come explore an acre of colorful flowers with your little ones, or even come with your friends. Take your pick of blooms such as marigolds, ageratum, and amaranth for 30 cents to $1 a stem. Enjoy...

Cost: Free admission, 30 cents-$1 a stem

Where:
Robson's Farm
33 Rahilly Road
Wrightstown, NJ  08562
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The Mills at Jersey Gardens joins forces throughout September with Soles4Souls, a global not-for-profit committed to fighting poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing....

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
The Mills at Jersey Gardens
651 Kapkowski Road
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Sponsor: The Mills at Jersey Gardens
Telephone: (908) 354-5900
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If the kiddos are scared of being out in the dark, this farm offers plenty of daytime Halloween fun. There is a huge Mike Piazza-themed corn “maize” plus inflatable obstacle courses,...

Cost: $14.95

Where:
519 Ridge Rd
Monmouth Junction, NJ
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Telephone: 732-329-8656
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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

Cost: ages 4 and over: $34, ages 2, 3 & seniors over 60: $29

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
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Telephone: (508) 866-8190
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

Cost: $26.95/adult, $19.95/child, free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Come to Terhune Orchards for a day of family fun on the farm! What better way to celebrate fall than with Pick-Your-Own apples and pumpkins! Enjoy pony rides, pedal tractors, wagon rides, visit the...

Cost: $3 - $5

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Terhune Orchards
Telephone: 609-924-2310
Contact Name: Farm Store
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Music Inflatable Rides Hay Rides Pony Rides Petting Zoo Bake off contests Doggie Dress up parade Kids' Art Competition Kids Lego and K’nex Contest and more! Rain...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopewell Elementary School
35 Princeton Avenue
Hopewell, NJ
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The Great Pumpkin Festival is the largest in North New Jersey! Pumpkin Picking- season will soon arrive and Heaven Hill Farm will celebrate it with a variety of farm-tastic fun activities. The...

Cost: 2 and under FREE, $10.00 per person,

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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Join in the fun for an exciting day of tournaments and triumphs at the first ever Speedwell Games Day! Play hopscotch, ring toss, rolling hoop, jump rope, and learn the Games of Graces! At 5 p.m.,...

Cost: $5 per adult, $4 per senior (65+), $3 per child age 4 - 16, FREE per child under

Where:
Historic Speedwell
333 Speedwell Ave.
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973.285.6550

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The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable Saturday Dog Walks on the trails at Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, NJ, will continue weekly...

Cost: $3

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Friends of Lord Stirling Stable
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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BASKING RIDGE, NJ – The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable Saturday Dog Walks on the trails at Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, NJ,...

Cost: $3/dog

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Ave.
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Hey Pups! Are you ready to Walk FUR Clean Water at Sandy Paws? It’s Jax, Clean Ocean Action’s Award-Winning Top Dog from the 2015 Sandy Paws. I’m barking out to all my furry and human...

Cost: $35

Where:
Asbury Park Boardwalk
, NJ


Sponsor: Clean Ocean Action
Telephone: 732-971-0111
Contact Name: Lauren Brajer
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Journey over to Hippo Haven to connect with our hippos in this one-of-a-kind experience! Watch as our biologists provide a training session and toss treats to our massive Nile hippos Button and...

Cost: aquarium admission

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Dr
Camden, NJ
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Calling all New Jersey Boaters - Head over to the Jersey Boat Sale & Expo, September 23-25 at First Energy Park – Home of the Lakewood BlueClaws. This show has something for every age and...

Cost: $4 - Children under 12 FREE

Where:
FirstEnergy Park - Home of the Lakewood BlueClaws!
2 Stadium Way
Lakewood, NJ  08701
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Sponsor: Marine Trades Association of NJ
Telephone: 732-292-1051
Contact Name: Allison Waldron
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Celebrate National Alpaca Days! Visitors are invited to local farms and ranches on National Alpaca Farm Days. Always, the last weekend in September, this celebration will offer an unique...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sussex County NJ
51 Parsons Rd
Newton, NJ  07860
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Telephone: 973-579-0021
Contact Name: Sue Saccoccia
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Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

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: Colleen Mackenzie
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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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As per the Asbury Park Press, in 2015 the #1 must see autumn event on the Jersey Shore was the Fall Festival at the Historic Village at Allaire. Please join us this year in celebrating the harvest...

Cost: Adults $5 Children ages 5-12 $3 Horse & Wagon Ride Adults $7 Children $5

Where:
The Historic Village @ Allaire
4263 Atlantic Avenue
Farmingdale, NJ  07727
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From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the boundaries of presidential power. This exhibit explores...

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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The first Wine, Beer & Spirits Festival ever in the state of New Jersey is scheduled for Saturday, September 24, 2016, from noon to 5 p.m. at Alba Vineyard in Milford, NJ. The event, a benefit...

Cost: $25 online/$35 on site

Where:
Alba Vineyard
269 Riegelsville Warren Glen Road
Milford, NJ  08848
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Sponsor: Foodshed Alliance
Telephone: 908-362-7967
Contact Name: Kendrya Close
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Autism Speaks Walk is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds in the autism community. This grassroots movement is powered by people on the autism spectrum, their families and...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Great Lawn
Long Branch, NJ  07740


Contact Name: Lauren Gandulla
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Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable is offering Horse Care Workshop 101 for adults and youth seeking to gain experience and confidence around horses through a combination of...

Cost: $60 & $90

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola

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A celebration of the healing power of creativity. Artwork by survivors of abuse & modern slavery in Guatemala. Presentation of paintings by art therapist, Luis Alberto Torres, on a special visit...

Cost: Free (Donations Appreciated)

Where:
American Labor Museum
83 Norwood Street
Haledon, NJ  07508
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Discover the many beautiful trails that Vernon has to offer by joining this self guided challenge to complete 50 miles on any of our trails between July 15, 2016 and November 15, 2016. Sounds...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Vernon Township
, NJ

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Come check out hundreds of NEW & gently used clothing, baby gear, toys and accessories, and much, much more with savings of 50% - 90% off retail! Many of our items are "name brand" higher end items...

Cost: Free to shop

Where:
Wayne PAL
1 PAL Dr.
Wayne, NJ  07470
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Contact Name: Melissa Ritsma
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Let's Get Growing! is a gardening and nutrition program for children ages 5-12. This Fall the kids will discover which "cool" crops to plant in a Square Foot Garden now that the temperatures are...

Cost: RRA member $10/class; Non-member $25/class

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Players: Girls & Boys, Ages 5 to 10 years old & their Parent/Guardian Meets: Fridays, 5:30pm to 6:30pm for 8 Weeks – Begins September 9, 2016 Program: The Parent, Volleyball and Me program...

Cost: $160.00

Where:
Xtreme Volleyball Academy
114 Hillcrest Avenue
Ledgewood, NJ  07852
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Sponsor: Xtreme Volleyball Academy
Telephone: 862-219-5696
Contact Name: Allison Hayward
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OASIS ISLAND OF TERROR The destination to fear! It's New Jersey's most realistic walkthrough haunt, that's soon to be your destination to fear! Nominated Top Halloween Attraction 2015...

Cost: $25 per ticket

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Enjoy moonlit wagon rides, flashlight corn mazes, and bonfires! But don’t worry; there is nothing scary about Moonlit Fun. Great for families, groups, and schools! Please remember to bring your...

Cost: Child - $8, Adult - $8 & Under 24 months - FREE.

Where:
2100 Lower State Rd
Doylestown, PA  18901


Telephone: 215-230-7170
Contact Name: Robert
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Take a wagon ride to the patch to pick the perfect pumpkin. Enjoy inflatable attractions and an animal education tent. Don’t forget to find your way through the corn maze, the rope maze, or...

Cost: Child - $8, Adult - $6 & Under 24 months - FREE Pumpkins .59 cents per pound

Where:
The Market at DelVal
2100 Lower State Rd
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-230-7170
Contact Name: Robert
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The Township of Edison is holding its Annual Fall Family Spectacular Street Fair & Festival. The street will be transformed into a giant town block party. There is a special section brimming...

Cost: Free

Where:
Edison Street Fair
1009 Amboy Ave
Edison, NJ  08817
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Sponsor: Township of Edison, NJ
Telephone: 201-998-1144
Contact Name: JC Promotions
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More than 80 acclaimed authors and illustrators of children’s literature gather on Hinds Plaza to meet, interact with and sign books at this annual event. Book sales are handled by jaZams...

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton Public Library
65 Witherspoon St.
Princeton, NJ  08542
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If you have a budding science nerd on your hands or a marine biologist-to-be, this is the event for you. This free day-long festival celebrates the beautiful coast and marine science via...

Where:
Hudson River Park
Pier 26 at N. Moore St.
New York, NY
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Telephone: (212) 627-2020

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Celebrate the arrival of fall and the first weekend of pumpkin picking at our Apple Festival! Come in for the best selection of freshly delivered apples right from NY State. We’ll have...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dearborn Market
2170 Rte 35
Holmdel, NJ  07733
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Telephone: (732) 264-0256
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The One Eyed Turtle is pleased to showcase our curated Fall selections. Join us as we explore trends by current and new designers from all over the world. Wine and cheese will be served....

Cost: 5.00

Where:
The Moth Coffeehouse
42 S. Main St.
Allentown, NJ  08501
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Sponsor: The One Eyed Turtle
Telephone: 609-558-8451
Contact Name: Mary Schwab
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Music Show - 5pm Shakespeare’ s As You Like it - 6pm

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton Battlefield State Park
500 Mercer Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Telephone: 609-921-0074
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The Linden September to Remember: Street Festival and Classic Car Show Features the following events: Kids Rides! Games and Face Painting! DJ Chuck Leonard! Classic and Custom Cars! Vendors! Food!...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wood Ave- Linden City Hall
Linden, NJ


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Bring your family and friends to Rutherford’s 8th Annual Fall Family/West End Festival and  enjoy live entertainment, children’s rides and amusements, and shopping at vendor...

Where:
Union Avenue
Rutherford, NJ  07070


Sponsor: Borough of Rutherford and the Meadowlands Area YMCA.
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Want to make art in the great outdoors? Visit our Free Art Outpost on Governors Island throughout the summer for free hands-on art making led by CMA’s Teaching Artists. Free Art Island...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Nolan Park, Governors Island
Outside Buildings 11 & 14
New York, NY  10004
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Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts/Free Arts Island Outpost
Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna Dubose
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Celebrate the start of fall with two full days of amusements, entertainment, crafts and food. Stretching 6-blocks along Amherst Avenue, Fall Funfest will feature amusements rides, back bay boat...

Cost: Free

Where:
Amherst Avenue
Margate, NJ  08402
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LIVE ARTIST DEMONSTRATION - *FREE ADMISSION*!! Meet nationally known NY Artist Gerard Marinaccio on September 24 from 11am-4pm. Live Artist Demonstration by New York artist, Gerard Marinaccio....

Cost: Free

Where:
Gallery 13 North
13 North Union Street
Lambertville, NJ  08530
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Sponsor: Gallery 13 North
Telephone: 609-773-0033
Contact Name: Majell Yerenburg
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The New Jersey State Museum is proud to participate in Smithsonian’s Museum Day Live! Enjoy a FREE Planetarium show, get hands-on with a family-friendly pot making workshop; be entertained with a...

Cost: Free with ticket; visit website for ticket

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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On Saturday, September 19, 2015 the Township of Franklin is holding its 2nd Annual Franklin Day Festival. This event will once again be held at Colonial Park (Lot C), Somerset, NJ. The hours are...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Colonial Park
156 Mettlers Road
Franklin Township (Somerset), NJ  08873
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Held the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Dance to a caller and live band! No partner necessary. Beginners workshop at 7:30 pm. This event best for middle school age and up. Please carry in...

Cost: Adults $10; students $5

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
Parish House
14 Hanover Road
East Hanover, NJ  07963
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-295-6864
Contact Name: Gloria Friedman
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Storybooks to Stage: Five Little Ducks (ages 3-5) Sat 9/24 & 10/8 from 11am – 12pm. cost: $9/child/class Charles and Co. 201 Montgomery Street Join the Speranza Theater Company for their...

Cost: $9

Where:
Charles and Co
201 Montgomery Street
Jersey City, NJ  07302
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Telephone: 201-503-6174
Contact Name: Crystal Davis
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5th Annual Roseland Greek Festival located at the only Greek Church in Essex County and celebrating 5 years in our new handicapped accessible facility. Enjoy Geek food, pastries, dancing,...

Cost: $2 Daily , 12&Under Free, Free for all Friday 11:30-3PM

Where:
Ss Nicholas, Constantine & Helen Greek Church
80 Laurel Avenue
Roseland, NJ  07068
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Sponsor: Ss Nicholas, Constantine & Helen Greek Church
Telephone: 973-251-2920
Contact Name: Douglas Rosa
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On Saturday, September 24, celebrate National Public Lands Day by heading to a national park to play, learn, serve or work. The 23rd annual event will feature free admission to every...

Cost: Free

Where:
Throughout NJ
, NJ


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On Saturday, September 24th, individuals and families will kick-off the first weekend of the fall season at Sand Hills Community Wellness Center in Kendall Park, New Jersey. The highly anticipated...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sand Hills Community Wellness Center
57 Sand Hill Road
kendall Park, NJ  08824
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Roselle Park Loves Arts is a daylong celebration of the arts. Featuring 100+ local, regional, and professional artists and performers. Highlights will include: Art Walk with visual artists across...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Downtown Roselle Park
Chestnut Street
Roselle Park, NJ  07204
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This fall, Morey’s Piers brings a taste of Oktoberfest to the Wildwoods boardwalk with special German themed menus and outdoor “biergarten,” live entertainment, a kids...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Morey's Piers
3501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: (609) 522-3900
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Celebration of Italian American culture featuring music, Italian food, amusement rides, bocce, Italian Market and fireworks.

Cost: $5/adult, $4/seniors, kids 12 and under free

Where:
Mercer County Park
1678 Old Trenton Road
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Sponsor: Mercer County Italian American Festival Association
Telephone: 609-631-7544
Contact Name: John Scarpati
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Whether it's your kids' first experiences with Greek culture or not, Saint Barbara's Greek Festival in Toms River is a fun place to be. The weekend will feature authentic Greek food,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church
2200 Church Road
Toms River, NJ  08753
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Telephone: 732-255-5525
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Come and celebrate the change of season with the villagers at The Historic Village of Allaire. Throughout the day activities will include apple snapping, apple tossing, apple cider pressing, 19th...

Cost: $5/adult $3/childe 5-12yrs. Horse & Wagon Ride are an additioanl fee

Where:
The Historic Village at Allaire
4263 Atlantic Avenue (GPS 4265)
Farmingdale, NJ  07727
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Telephone: 732-919-3500
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Heritage Day is a day long festival beginning at 1p m that celebrates diversity and culture through music, art, food, dancing and much MORE! There will be attractions for the kids, petting zoos and...

Where:
North Brunswick Community Park
2051 US 130
North Brunswick, NJ  08902
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Telephone: 732-247-0922
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The Naturalists of the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC) have announced the September dates for an entertaining and educational science and nature program for...

Cost: $65

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Maria Rossi
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You’ll have a hoot running or strolling through the property of Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge at the Third Annual Hoot, Waddle, and Stroll 5K Trail Run and 1-Mile Stroll! This fun-filled...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge
4 Sawmill Rd.
Medford, NJ  08055
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Join the Wildflower Team to check out the magical sights and sounds of fall in the Wildflower Garden! Wear sturdy shoes, meet at the Carriage House. Rain cancels. $5 donation.

Cost: $5 donation

Where:
New Jersey Botanical Garden
Ringwood, NJ  07456

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70 CraftsWomen + a few good men www.70CraftsWomen.com An exhibition and sale of: jewelry, fashion, textiles, furniture, glass, paper, ceramics, sculpture, painting, wood, photography. Friday,...

Cost: 10.

Where:
Princeton Westin (Forrestal Village)
201 Village Boulevard
Forrestal Village
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: American Art Marketing
Telephone: 845.355.2400
Contact Name: Richard Rothberg
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Join the movement: Run, walk to fight childhood cancer at the Meadowlands Race Track in East Rutherford, NJ for the St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer on Sept. 24. To register, volunteer or...

Cost: $10 Registration Fee

Where:
The New Meadowlands Race Track
1 Racetrack Drive
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
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Sponsor: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Telephone: 212-379-1607
Contact Name: Marli Grossman
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Children will make their own wizard hat or fairy wings. Children also make fairy wands and their own fairy garden to take home. Dress in your favorite Faerie or Wizard Costume. Listen to an...

Cost: $4 for children, $6 for 12 yrs. and older; Single ride ticket $1.50/

Where:
Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Sponsor: Camden Children's Garden
Telephone: 856-365-8733
Contact Name: Valerie Frick
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Come join us for an afternoon of family fun including live music, kids activities, vendors, and more. Try your best at shooting pumpkins with a sling shot and making your own apple cider. Listen to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Franklin Township School
226 Quakertown Rd.
Entrance from Locust Grove Rd.
Quakertown , NJ  08868
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Sponsor: Cub Scout pack 108
Telephone: 908-240-7672
Contact Name: Reka Huebscher

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Join us for games, rides, bouncers and fun for the whole family!  This event is about creating a safe atmosphere for the ASD community that will help to educate others about Autism Spectrum...

Cost: Free

Where:
YMCA Camp Topanemus
380 Monmouth Rd
Millstone , NJ  08510
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Sponsor: Carnival for Autism
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Experience Latin American Music & Culture with dance and musical performances, country travel exhibits, and a children's craft station highlighting colorful ethnic traditions. This...

Cost: Free

Where:
Vermeule Community Center
614 Greenbrook Rd
North Plainfield, NJ  07060
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-755-7909
Contact Name: North Plainfield Memorial Library branch
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The Snow Queen's Frozen Adventure Music and Lyrics by Louis Palena September 24 & 25, 2016 October 1 & 2, 2016 Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm When a troll drops the...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road
Titusville, NJ  08560
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Telephone: 609-737-0609
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When a troll drops the Mirror of Disenchantment it shatters into pieces which get blown around the world. A piece ends up in the eye of a young boy and the Snow Queen comes to take him back to her...

Cost: $5/each

Where:
Open Air Theatre at Washington Crossing
355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Rd
Titusville, NJ  08560
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FUN FOR ALL AGES! 3 Day International festival featuring delicious foods and baked desserts of the following cuisines: Greek, Middle Eastern, Slavic, and American. Crafts and activities for young...

Cost: Free entrance

Where:
St. Stephen's Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church
609 Lane Avenue
South Plainfield, NJ  07080
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Telephone: 908-534-9401
Contact Name: Camille Waser
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Fall Family Camp Out at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum, September 24 - 25, 2016, 4:30 pm - 9:00 am. Pitch a tent in the woods, roast s'mores and more! This is a great opportunity for a first time...

Cost: Price: Member Child: $25 Member Adult: $45, Non Member Child: $30 Non Member Ad

Where:
Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary
324 Forest Drive South
Short Hills, NJ  07078
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Sponsor: Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary
Telephone: 973-376-3587
Contact Name: Nicole Esposito
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Join us for a fun fall family friendly(nothing scary) evening event! Journey through our Giant Corn Maze at night, enjoy a hayride by moonlight, dance to our Country Music DJ, get warm by a roaring...

Cost: Adult $18.99, Child: $16.99 group discounts available; 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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Thursday: 6-9 PM Friday: 6-11 PM Saturday: 1-11 PM Sunday: 1-8 PM PRE-SALE RIDE TICKETS AND RAFFLE TICKETS ON SALE AFTER ALL MASSES! Carnival Raffle FIRST PRIZE: 40% of Total Proceeds...

Cost: Free

Where:
St. Peter the Apostle
445 Fifth Ave.
River Edge, NJ
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Telephone: 201-261-3366
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Parent Networking Support Group - Sussex County (Meets weekly on Fridays concurrent with Youth Peer Support Group) Presented by FSO Facilitator Join us to discuss the joys and challenges of raising...

Cost: Free

Where:
Family Partners Community Center
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Christie
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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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Be prepared to run for your life at this ghoulish attraction. Do your best to survive the haunted graveyard or the MassAcre Maize, where monsters lurk behind stalks of corn. Scream your head off in...

Cost: $30; $45 if you want to skip the line.

Where:
1051 Flemington Whitehouse
Flemington, NJ
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Telephone: 908-782-2705
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It’s not often you get a second chance … but this summer you do. We’re bringing Nightscape back with a few new surprises.  Come experience color, light, and sound as they...

Cost: $27/19 and up, $17/ ages 5-18, free ages 0-4

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennet Square, PA  19348
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Telephone: 610.388.1000
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A series of workshops for new and expectant parents.

Cost: $45

Where:
Little Bee Learning Studio
163 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Kiss your sweet dreams "buh-bye" because Sinister Sneed’s Chaotic Carnival of Chaos will leave you with night terrors. Or try getting through The Forbidden, an abandoned campground...

Cost: Attractions $18 each

Where:
151 Brick Blvd.
Brick Township, NJ
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Telephone: 732-477-0606
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Ready to get the bejeezus scared out of you? This horrifying walk-through plays on your worst fears—we’re talking separation anxiety, tight, confined places and of course, the dark!...

Cost: $27

Where:
630 West Mount Pleasant Ave.
Livingston, NJ
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Telephone: 973-369-7677
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Test your luck in the Killer Kornfield where discarded genetic mutations roam free, or tempt fate walking through the Unknown Barn. Try your hand at zombie paintball and rid the farm of the...

Cost: $40 for all four attractions; $25 for paintball

Where:
831 Windsor-Perrineville
East Windsor, NJ
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Telephone: 609-758-7817
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With six attractions plus a Haunted Paintball Hayride, Night of Terror will knock your socks off (and your heart out of your chest). Zombies are hiding around every corner, so prepare to be chased!...

Cost: $35 for all six attractions; $25 for paintball

Where:
488 Lincoln Mill Rd.
Mullica Hill, NJ
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Telephone: 856-223-1669
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The 3-D Haunted Barn isn’t your average haunted house. Creatures hang from walls at every turn, so don’t stray from the group. And the Haunted Wooded Trail is known for its creepy...

Cost: $25 for paintball; $40 for four main attractions; $60 for all five attractions

Where:
131 South Main St.
Marlboro, NJ
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Telephone: 732-946-8885
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Known for its two floors of fear, this terrifying walk-through will send you home with nightmares. Get locked up in one of the escape rooms and you’ll have to solve dark mysteries before the...

Cost: $22 to 28 for Scarehouse; $29 for escape rooms; $45 for both

Where:
105 West Dewey Ave.
Wharton, NJ
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Telephone: 862-244-4454
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You’ll lose your mind at “the scariest place on Earth.” The interactive haunted house has special effects and animatronics that’ll make you scream. Other attractions include...

Cost: $29

Where:
2 Brighton Ave.
Passaic, NJ
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Telephone: 201-716-2827
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Travel through 60 acres of woods filled with vampires on this haunted hayride. If you make it out alive, test your luck on Psycho’s Path, which is chock-full of goblins, ghouls, monsters and...

Cost: $18 per person for the hayride; $12 per person for Psycho’s Path; $25 for a comb

Where:
569 Monmouth Rd.
Jackson, NJ


Telephone: 732-928-0393
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This New Jersey favorite returns for 24 days of doom and gloom. The park’s chock-full of haunts by day and spine-chilling horrors by night. The relentless scare zones put you face-to-face...

Cost: Admission starts at $52.99; season passes $83.99. Some addit. fees

Where:
1 Six Flags Blvd.
Jackson, NJ
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Telephone: 732-928-2000
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Fall at The New York Botanical Garden brings several seasonal offerings that tell the stories of this bountiful time of year, including the gourds and pumpkins of Halloween’s spookiest fun...

Cost: Varies

Where:
New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY  10458
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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The Count’s kid-friendly Halloween Spooktacular is all fun with no fright. Your little ones will love the Halloween shows, Abby Cadabby’s magical maze and Count von Count’s brand...

Cost: Tickets start at $45 for a single-day visit

Where:
100 Sesame Rd.
Langhorne, PA
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Telephone: 866-464-3566
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4-H fairs give local youth and 4‑H members the opportunity to exhibit the knowledge and skills that they have developed, whether that is a young person showing a pet they cared for or exhibiting...

Where:
Essex County Environmental Center
Eagle Rock Road
Roseland, NJ
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Sponsor: Rutgers' 4-H of Essex/Hudson Counties
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Hay Rides Sept 24th-Oct 30th Saturdays & Sundays & Columbus Day 10 AM-5 PM     Pumpkin Weekend October 1st & 2nd  Free Mini-pumpkin for kids. Tastes of Fall...

Where:
Williams Nursery
524 Springfield Ave.
Westfield, NJ  07090
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Hands-on History Jun 11 , 2016 - Jun 12 , 2016 Try your hand at crafts and trades from the 1800s! Blacksmithing, basket weaving, woodworking and more. Step inside the Village's 26...

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9
Cape May, NJ
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Telephone: (609) 898-2300, ext. 18
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The National Constitution Center honors the contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America during National Hispanic...

Cost: Programs are FREE with museum admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6759
Contact Name: Sarah Fergus
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Start with the new Blood in the Bayou attraction where zombies chase after you in murky Louisiana waters. Watch the big kids freak out at Haunt, which features a new Chamber of Horrors Wax: The...

Cost: $33 starting

Where:
3830 Dorney Park Rd
Allentown, PA
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Telephone: 610-395-3724
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

Cost: $46.99–56.99/adult, $36.99–46.99/child

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Video Gaming, Laser Tag, Sports Parties, and Game System Rentals Tournaments and parties are available

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Power Play Gaming
23 Diamond Spring Rd
Denville, NJ   07834
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