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The Best Places to See Fall Foliage in NJ

The leaves will only change color for a short time this fall, so sneak a peek at Jersey’s amazing fall colors while you can.

Things To Do In NJ This Weekend

Fall has officially begun! Get out in the crisp autumn outdoors for some unforgettable fun with your crew.

What You Need to Know About the Raptor Trust

NJ has a wild bird rehab that's open to the public.

Take the Kids: Liberty Science Center

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

24 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.
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How to Raise a Caring Kid

Teaching your children about compassion starts as early as babyhood.

Don't Let Your Teen Wear Decorative Contact Lenses

Colored contact lenses might be cool for a costume, but they could be really dangerous.

How Often Should Your Kids Be Flossing?

Do they need to floss daily? Here are the new guidelines.

Mammogram 101: What You Need to Know Before Your First Screening

Not sure when to get a mammogram or what to expect? We've got you covered.

What You Need to Know About PARCC Requirements

PARCC tests will soon be a high school graduation requirement for most in NJ. Here's what you need to know about the controversial assessments.

Date Night Ideas for October in NJ

Want a spooky Halloween date? Or a Halloween treat? We've got three perfect ideas.

The Most Popular Halloween Costumes for 2016

Making the Grade: How Well Do NJ Schools Prepare Our Kids?

New Jersey is known for having some of the best public schools in the country. But how well do they really prepare our kids for life afterward?

What to Do If Your Teen Is Dating an Older Guy

Is your daughter dating someone a few years older than her? Here's how to handle it.

20 Things I Wish I'd Known Before College

Teens heading off to college soon? A Penn State student tells us what they should really know before they go.

Is Criticism Worsening Your Teen's ADHD Symptoms?

Constant criticism might be damaging your child.

Drunkorexia on the Rise on College Campuses

This cross between an eating disorder and binge drinking is on the rise.

Should You Let Your Teen Play Contact Sports?

Kids playing contact sports run the risk of injury and concussions, but how worried should you really be?

Why You Shouldn't Text at Bedtime

Texting after the lights go out could be damaging their sleep quality.

Must-Have Headphones for Teens

Can't handle listening to their music? Buy them these awesome headphones and everyone will be happy.

Where to Find National Coffee Day Deals

These bargains will make even the blackest morning joe a little sweeter.

The Best Places to See Fall Foliage in NJ

The leaves will only change color for a short time this fall, so sneak a peek at Jersey’s amazing fall colors while you can.

Attention Shoppers: Wegmans is Coming To Northern NJ!

This giant, upscale super market is opening in Bergen and Morris counties.
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September 2016

The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable will host the annual Fall Nature Ride on Sunday, September 25, 2016 on the grounds of Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable at 256 South Maple...

Cost: $25 or $30

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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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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Join CancerCare’s Walk/Run for Hope at Bergen Community College, 400 County Road 62 in Paramus, N.J. on Sunday, September 25, 2016. Walk or run to celebrate survivors, support those...

Cost: $10-40

Where:
Bergen Community College
400 County Road 62
Paramus, NJ
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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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Lend a hand clearing trails or helping with minor repairs around the preserve. Schiff's volunteer work days are great for teens, adults, church groups, service groups, scout troops, or anyone else...

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: Tom Doty
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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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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 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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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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We Step Out to do our part to Stop Diabetes® and take steps to improve our health! Participants are changing the future and making a positive impact in the lives of those who are affected by...

Cost: No Fundraising Minimum

Where:
BD Corporate Campus
1 Becton Drive
Franklin Lakes, NJ  07417
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Sponsor: American Diabetes Association
Telephone: 732-469-7979
Contact Name: Laura Wertz
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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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The Baby Gear Show is an event series all about baby gear, designed for parents-to-be and new parents with The BabyGuyNYC at Nordstrom. In 2016, these events will be offered in fifteen cities...

Cost: $25

Where:
Nordstrom Short Hills
1200 Morris Turnpike
Millburn, NJ  07078
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Sponsor: Bump Club and Beyond with Nordstrom
Telephone: 4401-821-1566
Contact Name: Abbe Herman
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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 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 streets of Downtown Westfield become a marketplace of more than 300 vendors. The kids will enjoy the rides and activities. Come enjoy the non-stop entertainment and delicious festival foods....

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Westfield
Westfield, NJ


Telephone: 908-233-3021
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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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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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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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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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September is prime migration time for both birds and butterflies. Join us as we walk the Garden and fields looking for the butterflies and birds that visit NJBG on their fall journey, and...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey Botanical Garden
Ringwood, NJ  07456

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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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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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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 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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“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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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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  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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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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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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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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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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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 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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Mamma Mia! This Italian street fair will make you proud of your heritage. And if you're not Italian, there's still plenty of fun to be had! Enjoy Italian pop music, traditional cuisine,...

Cost: Free

Where:
RiverWinds Community Center
1000 Riverwinds Dr
West Deptford, NJ  08086
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Sponsor: Gloucester County Italian Heritage Commission
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Join the City of South Amboy and iRun New Jersey for the hottest BBQ festival in Central New Jersey. Last year’s event drew 25,000 so plan ahead! BBQ Showdown features the best Gourmet BBQ...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Raritan Bay Waterfront Park
1 Keenan Way
South Amboy, NJ  08879
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Sponsor: City of South Amboy
Telephone: 855-478-6888
Contact Name: Diana
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SEPTEMBER 25 - $10 per rider (10:30am - 4pm) What's 12,000 pounds, 12 feet tall, with 5 1/2 foot tires? If you guessed Monster Truck, then you're right! When you choose to take a Monster Truck...

Cost: $10 per rider

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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The New Milford-Teaneck Elks Club will host its first craft and vendor fair Sunday, September 25 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Gifts will be available from nationally known companies, such as Touchstone...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
New Milford Teaneck Elks Lodge
1 Patrolman Ray Woods Lane
New Milford, NJ  07646
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Do you bake the best brownies?  Grow the plumpest tomatoes?  Create the finest embroidery?  Find out by entering the home and garden-style competition during Historic Longstreet...

Where:
Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Rd
Holmdel, NJ  07733
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Telephone: 732-842-4000

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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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Join us as we #RunAsOne with 37 cities around the globe. Hosted by Bimbo Bakeries USA, the Global Energy Race will feature a 10K run option, certified by USA Track and Field, as well as a 3K family...

Cost: $30/$15 (through September 1); $40/$20 (September 1-September 23); $45 (on-site,

Where:
Penn's Landing
101 Columbus Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: Bimbo Bakeries USA
Telephone: 610-649-9292
Contact Name: Joe Cerrone
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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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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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Visit us on September 25th at the Millburn street fair. Meet with trained instructors and learn what traditional martial arts can do for you and your children.

Cost: 0

Where:
Millburn street fair
Millburn Avenue
Millburn , NJ  07081
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Sponsor: Moo Duk Kwan Karate

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The Hoboken Arts & Music Festival features over 300 artists, crafters, photographers,lots of great food and more. There is a special Kids Zone with rides, games, face painting, craft...

Cost: free admission

Where:
Washington St. bet. Observer Hwy & 7th ST.
94 Washington St.
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: City of Hoboken
Telephone: 201-420-2207
Contact Name: Geri Fallo
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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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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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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 35nd Annual Harvest Festival will feature ongoing music and entertainment, storytelling, Native American Lodge and Artifact Display, Petting Zoo, Children's Games and Crafts, Pony Rides,...

Cost: $4 per person; Ages 7 and under free; Fees are charged for some activities

Where:
Trailside Nature and Science Center
452 New Providence Road
Mountainside, NJ
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Sponsor: Trailside Nature and Science Center
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A juried fine art show on the streets of Maplewood Village. Leave the internet and malls behind and walk the streets of picturesque Maplewood Village to shop for fine art and handcrafted...

Cost: $0.00

Where:
Throughout Maplewood Village
Maplewood , NJ  07040


Sponsor: Maplewood Village Alliance
Telephone: 973-715-6256
Contact Name: Julie Doran
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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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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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Join Main Street Highland Park for the 12th annual Arts in the Park street festival, juried art show, and arts and crafts sale in downtown Highland Park, New Jersey. The festival draws thousands of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Raritan Ave
Highland Park, NJ  08904


Sponsor: Main Street Highland Park
Telephone: 732-828-8444
Contact Name: Rebecca

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Join the City of South Amboy and iRun New Jersey for the return of BBQ Showdown, the hottest BBQ festival in Central New Jersey. Held at the beautiful Raritan Bay Waterfront Park. Previous food...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Raritan Bay Waterfront Park
1 Keenan Way
South Amboy, NJ  08879
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Sponsor: iRun New Jersey
Telephone: 609-865-9200
Contact Name: Cathy Campbell
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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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Cost: Free, $5 parking along Airport Road

Where:
Princeton Airport
41 Airpark Rd
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Contact Name: Jean Robinson
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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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Head over to Raritan Bay Waterfront Park in South Amboy/Sayreville for the best BBQ in the area! Lots of authentic BBQ food, vendors, crafters, DJ with carnival games for kids, and more! Park at NJ...

Cost: Free Admission; Food and Drinks must be purchased

Where:
Raritan Bay Waterfront Park
1 Keenan Way
South mboy, NJ  08879
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Sponsor: City of South Amboy
Telephone: 855-478-6888
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This street festival anticipates a great time had by one and all and is fashioned after the 62 year old Galway Oyster Festival which celebrates the opening of the Oyster season.  There will be...

Cost: $5

Where:
White Street Parking Lot
with entrances on White Street and Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ
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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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The First Raritan River Festival was held on August 16th, 1980 as part of the 300th Anniversary Celebration of the City of New Brunswick.   Hundreds of people crowded the banks of...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Boyd Park
New Brunswick, NJ


Telephone: 732-563-1144

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7th Annual Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival The Red Bank Guinness Oyster Festival is a huge family friendly, food, music, beer & wine festival celebrating the 62 year Galway tradition of...

Cost: $5 - Kids 10 and under free

Where:
White Street Parking Lot
19 White Street
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Sponsor: presented by Asbury Park Press
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September 25, the Merrell Twins are coming to iPlay America to meet you! YouTube sensations Veronica and Vanessa are going on their very own meet & greet tour! Yes, that's right, every person who...

Cost: $35.00

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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The German-American Society is proud to present Mercer County’s Largest German Event. 8th Annual Oktoberfest – Traditional Beer Festival from 12 noon – 7:00 pm.  Featuring...

Cost: $5 admission, children 12 & under free

Where:
215 Uncle Pete's Road
Trenton, NJ


Sponsor: German-American Society of Trenton
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Steve & Cookie's presents their 20th Annual Dog Show! This year's theme is The Best Rescue Story in conjunction with Margate’s Fall Funfest which attracts visitors throughout the...

Cost: free to watch

Where:
Steve and Cookie’s By the Bay
9400 Amherst Ave
Margate, NJ
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Fernbrook Farms 5K Farm Run & Mini Mile 4th Annual 5K Farm Run & Obstacle Course plus Mini Mile for kids under 11! Check-in begins at 8:30 Come join the fun as runners wind their way...

Where:
Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education Center
142 Bordentown-Georgetown Road
Chesterfield, NJ  08515
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Telephone: 609-298-4028
Contact Name: Brian Kuser
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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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Kids will participate in bouldering, traversing, and top- roping. Gear included. Our instructors will work the ropes for your kids. Beginners welcome. Ages: 6 to 14   Hours:...

Cost: $25/kid, $20 for each sibling

Where:
Elite Climbing
67 Old Kinds Highway
Maple Shade, NJ  08052
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Telephone: (856) 273-1370

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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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Bring your family to an afternoon of fun 1916-style with crafts, activities and games that bring that year to life. Transportation, science, croquet, seeds, postcards, scavenger hunts,...

Cost: $10/family for nonmembers; $5/family for members of either organization

Where:
21 Van Vleck St.
Montclair, NJ
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Bring your children to this fun annual event where they’ll be able to climb aboard many trucks and vehicles, including Fire trucks, tow trucks, sanitation vehicles, an ambulance, landscaping...

Where:
Rutherford Memorial Park
Rutherford, NJ  07070


Sponsor: Nick’s Mobil
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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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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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Operation Christmas Child area volunteers invite the community to join us in celebrating Rockaway Borough on Sunday, September 25th from 1 to 5 pm. A street fair for the entire family along Maple...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockaway Borough
Maple Avenue
Jackson Avenue
Rockaway Borough, NJ  07866
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Sponsor: OCC NW NJ Area Team Volunteers
Telephone: 973.534.8593
Contact Name: Ileana B

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Showcase your talent to managers and industry professionals who can recommend you to audition for NY and NJ talent agents, casting directors and managers specializing in theater, film, TV, modeling...

Cost: $20 JCC members, $25 public in advance ($30/$35 at the door, if time is availabl

Where:
Kaplen JCC on the Palisades
411 E Clinton Avenue
Tenafly, NJ  07670
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Calling all Bergen County food and wine connoisseurs! The Friends of the Library, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, will present the 8th annual “Taste of Westwood” at the Westwood Free Public Library, 49...

Cost: $45-65

Where:
Westwood Public Library
49 Park Avenue
Westwood, NJ  07675
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Sponsor: Westwood Public Library
Telephone: 201-664-0583
Contact Name: Martha Urbiel
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Our book sale will be daily from 10am—8pm except on Half-Price day (Saturday October 1), which will be from 10am—4pm. The two Final Sale Days are all-you-can-carry days!

Cost: Free

Where:
Elizabeth Public Library
11 South Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ  07202
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Telephone: 908-354-6060

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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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With Halloween approaching, it’s time to start thinking of costumes for you, your family, and even your pets. This year, upcycle your gently used adults’, kids’, and even pet...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various
, NJ


Telephone: 732-842-4000, ext. 4312
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Whether your favorite is Kirby, Mario, or someone else, come and compete in our fast paced Super Smash Brothers Tournament. Registration is requested. For more information and to register, visit...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Warren Twp. Library branch
42 Mountain Blvd.
Warren Township, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-507-1849
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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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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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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FINANCIAL RESOURCES FOR TIMES OF NEED LEARN IF YOU QUALIFY! APPLICATIONS AND HELP AVAILABLE WITH THE FOLLOWING: Financial Food Stamp Program (SNAP) Budgeting 101, Credit Counseling and Repair,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
United Way of Northern New Jersey
United Way Building
60 South Fullerton Ave.
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: United Way of Northern New Jersey
Telephone: 973-993-1160 x210
Contact Name: Durelle McPherson
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Prenatal yoga supports you, your body, and your growing baby. Come to this supportive class that teaches yoga poses in a way that will support your growing body with an emphasis on focusing on the...

Cost: $20 drop-in, or $90 6 week pack

Where:
Honor Yoga Princeton
3495 US Route 1
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Honor Yoga Princeton
Telephone: 609-933-2900
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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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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
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Sponsor: JCC MetroWest School of the Arts
Telephone: 973-530-3421
Contact Name: Carol Berman
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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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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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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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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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Gentle Jump sessions are exclusively for people with special needs and their families. The Bounce Factory staff has been trained in autism awareness and acceptance. Occupational Therapists from...

Cost: $12/bouncer

Where:
The Bounce Factory
150 Mount Bethel Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: The Bounce Factory
Telephone: 908-647-5867
Contact Name: Cheryl Taylor
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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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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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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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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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Parents and young children (ages preschool to 8 years) are welcome to celebrate everything wonderful about Tractors. We will be reading two books about tractors and how they help farmers. Parents...

Cost: $7

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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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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Our book sale will be daily from 10am—8pm except on Half-Price day (Saturday October 1), which will be from 10am—4pm. The two Final Sale Days are all-you-can-carry days!

Cost: Free

Where:
Elizabeth Public Library
11 South Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ  07202
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Telephone: 908-354-6060

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With Halloween approaching, it’s time to start thinking of costumes for you, your family, and even your pets. This year, upcycle your gently used adults’, kids’, and even pet...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various
, NJ


Telephone: 732-842-4000, ext. 4312
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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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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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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 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 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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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 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
View map »


Telephone: 856-223-1669
Website »

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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
View map »


Telephone: 973-369-7677
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 732-946-8885
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 609-758-7817
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 732-477-0606
Website »

More information

A series of workshops for new and expectant parents.

Cost: $45

Where:
Little Bee Learning Studio
163 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
View map »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 862-244-4454
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 201-716-2827
Website »

More information

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
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 »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 866-464-3566
Website »

More information

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

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
View map »

More information

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
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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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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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

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 »

More information

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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Join Sukey Molloy for her award winning interactive series of musical play activities, designed to encourage movement, play and song in the developing years.

Cost: Free, Call library to register: 201-438-2455

Where:
Wood-Ridge Memorial Library
231 Hackensack Street
Wood-Ridge, NJ  07075
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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

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 »

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
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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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Our book sale will be daily from 10am—8pm except on Half-Price day (Saturday October 1), which will be from 10am—4pm. The two Final Sale Days are all-you-can-carry days!

Cost: Free

Where:
Elizabeth Public Library
11 South Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ  07202
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Telephone: 908-354-6060

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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 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 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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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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HIGHLIGHTS • Half-price admission! • Vendors for your shopping pleasure! • Gift bags for parents! • Raffles! • $5.50 Lunch specials! DETAILS Join us for a day of MOMMY & ME FUN!!! All...

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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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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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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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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With Halloween approaching, it’s time to start thinking of costumes for you, your family, and even your pets. This year, upcycle your gently used adults’, kids’, and even pet...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various
, NJ


Telephone: 732-842-4000, ext. 4312
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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
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200
Contact Name: Karren Newman
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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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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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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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Thursday, October 13, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Join us on this special night to meet your child’s teachers and learn more about the curriculum programs that will help prepare your little one...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Learning Experience
1784 Hamburg Turnpike
Wayne, NJ  07470
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Telephone: 973-839-1515
Contact Name: Christina
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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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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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Gymboree Play and Music of Chatham will host an Open House on Wednesday, September 28th at 3pm. This is a free hour long event for non-members who are interested in seeing what Gymboree Play and...

Cost: free

Where:
Gymboree Play and Music
11B Roosevelt Avenue
Chatham, NJ  07928
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Sponsor: Gymboree Play and Music
Telephone: (973) 507-9888
Contact Name: Nicole Streater
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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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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
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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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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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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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According to Billboard magazine, “Boyce Avenue might just be the most popular band you’ve never heard of.” This amazing band is a social media phenomenon amassing over 500,000 Twitter...

Cost: $25

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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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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"Understanding the Individualized Education Plan and Its Importance" with invited speaker Lisa Ford, Director of the Family Institute. ASPEN is a non-profit organization which provides...

Cost: Free for members, $5 for non-members

Where:
Y.A.L.E. School Ellisburg campus
11 Connecticut Road
Cherry Hill, NJ  08002
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Sponsor: ASPEN
Telephone: 856-290-5075
Contact Name: Monique Castillo
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Our book sale will be daily from 10am—8pm except on Half-Price day (Saturday October 1), which will be from 10am—4pm. The two Final Sale Days are all-you-can-carry days!

Cost: Free

Where:
Elizabeth Public Library
11 South Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ  07202
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Telephone: 908-354-6060

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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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With Halloween approaching, it’s time to start thinking of costumes for you, your family, and even your pets. This year, upcycle your gently used adults’, kids’, and even pet...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various
, NJ


Telephone: 732-842-4000, ext. 4312
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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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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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
Website »

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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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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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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 »


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Children’s Specialized Hospital Foundation is hosting a free planned giving workshop on Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 12 to 2 p.m. at Echo Lake Country Club, 515 Springfield Avenue,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Echo Lake Country Club
515 Springfield Avenue
Westfield, NJ  07090
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Telephone: (908)-301-5561
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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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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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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
View map »


Telephone: 732-477-0606
Website »

More information

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
View map »


Telephone: 973-369-7677
Website »

More information

A series of workshops for new and expectant parents.

Cost: $45

Where:
Little Bee Learning Studio
163 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
View map »

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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
View map »


Telephone: 856-223-1669
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Join us at our monthly Open Mic Night at the Johnson Public Library in Hackensack, NJ. September’s Open Mic headline act, Chuck Burks has performed at comedy clubs all across the world, acted...

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: Kate Cannarozzi
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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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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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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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Rumson-Fair Haven High School Foundation, Inc. will hold it’s first-ever LADIES NIGHT OUT, Thursday, September 29, 2016 at the Rumson Country Club Riverhouse.  Mothers of RFH students...

Cost: $50

Where:
Rumson Country Club Riverhouse
163 Rumson Rd.
Rumson, NJ  07760
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP WOMEN IN BUSINESS “NETWORKING IS FOR THE BIRDS!” Registration Is Open for Thursday, September 29, 2016 Event BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset County Business...

Cost: $25 & $35

Where:
NJ Audubon Society Headquarters
9 Hardscrabble Road
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
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Sponsor: Somerset County Business Partnership
Telephone: 908-218-4300
Contact Name: Diana Sieberg
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Theresa D’Auria, owner of Organized to a T, will show you how to identify the clutter and the reasons you keep it, and also give you simple tools to keep the clutter at bay. Registration is...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Hillsborough Library branch
379 S. Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-507-1849
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Our book sale will be daily from 10am—8pm except on Half-Price day (Saturday October 1), which will be from 10am—4pm. The two Final Sale Days are all-you-can-carry days!

Cost: Free

Where:
Elizabeth Public Library
11 South Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ  07202
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Telephone: 908-354-6060

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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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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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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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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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In case you missed us last week at Rider University, here is another opportunity to meet ARB's professional dancers and artistic leadership as well as learn about our 2016-2017 performance season.

Cost: free

Where:
Princeton Ballet School
Princeton Shopping Center, 301 N Harrison St, Princeton, NJ 08540
Princeton, NJ  08540
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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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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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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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In 2016 The Wiggles celebrate their 25th birthday! Watch them sing all your favorite songs live at the Union County Performing Arts Center. Ticket required for entry. For children younger than one...

Cost: $69-$29

Where:
Union County Performing Arts Center
1601 Irving Street
Rahway, NJ  07065
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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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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 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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Take a fun, mysterious journey into a shadowy, prehistoric world. Explore our lantern lit trails but WATCH OUT! Danger lurks in every corner and there's a T-Rex on the loose. This unique family...

Cost: 24.00

Where:
Field Station Dinosaurs
40 FORT LEE RD
LEONIA, NJ  07605
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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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Support at-risk youth and enjoy an evening under the stars at Springdale Golf Club in Princeton, NJ. We'll listen to music, taste local wines or sip seasonal sangria and enjoy fall fare. Meet...

Cost: $75+

Where:
Springdale Golf Club
1895 Clubhouse Drive
Princeton, NJ  08540
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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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With Halloween approaching, it’s time to start thinking of costumes for you, your family, and even your pets. This year, upcycle your gently used adults’, kids’, and even pet...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various
, NJ


Telephone: 732-842-4000, ext. 4312
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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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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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“Meet KC McBogg, our favorite frog, he loves to play in a cranberry bog!” Come and meet KC McBogg! KC McBogg is coming out of his favorite cranberry bog to be your ambassador to Edaville USA....

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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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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Shop 50-90% off retail for your kids. We have everything you need to raise a child: baby gear, books, clothing (infant to junior), electronics, games, maternity and nursing items, puzzles, room...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Our Lady of Fatima
499 New Market Road
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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Sponsor: Somerset/Middlesex Just Between Friends
Telephone: 732-925-5985
Contact Name: Tara Green
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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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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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If you have a Lego-lover in your home, there are weekly opportunities for her to build and test Lego Mindstorms robots. Kids use the robots to complete missions in a tabletop robot activity. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Old Bridge Library
1 Old Bridge Plaza Municipal Center
Old Bridge, NJ  08857
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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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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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In 2016 The Wiggles celebrate their 25th birthday! Since releasing their self-titled album in 1991 the group has wiggled its way to worldwide fame. More than 50 CD and DVD releases later, they have...

Cost: check website for ticket prices

Where:
The Union County Performing Arts Center
1601 Irving St
Rahway, NJ  07065
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Sponsor: UPAC
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Spend an evening with Helen McKenna-Uff, actress and playwright, as she transforms into Edgar Allan Poe and spine-chillingly retells some of his most famous tales. Advance ticket purchase is highly...

Cost: $20

Where:
The Historic Village @ Allaire
4263 Atlantic Avenue
Farmingdale, NJ  07727
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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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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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Teen Nights every Friday at 8:00pm ​Ages 13-18

Where:
Karma Nightclub
401 Boulevard
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751
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11:00 A.M. – 11:45 A.M. Fridays, September 30 October 14 and 28 November 11 Meet live animals, hear exciting stories, go berry picking on the trails or discover frog songs by the lake. Each day...

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

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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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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At ZombiEscape, you'll fight for your life at a terrifying abandoned amusement park where zombies hunt for food. This zombie survival game is a breath-taker, so be sure your eight-and-over kids...

Cost: $30 general admission; $40 including ZombiEscape

Where:
Bowcraft Amusement Park
Scotch Plains, NJ

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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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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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It’s time for Spooky Family FUN as iPlay America’s Spooky Spooktacular Halloween returns to thrill and delight guests from September 30 through Halloween.  For five fantastic...

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Rd.
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Telephone: 732-577-8200
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Explore Schiff's trails on this gentle 3-mile guided hike.

Cost: Members are free; non members pay $10 per person.

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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Don’t miss the area’s biggest Halloween event. The wildly popular Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze returns for thirty evenings, including Halloween night! It features over 6,000...

Cost: Adults $20, children 3-17 $16 (Saturdays $25 and $20). Free for children under 3

Where:
Van Cortlandt Manor
525 S Riverside Ave
Croton-On-Hudson, NJ  10520
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Telephone: (914) 366-6900

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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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Help raise awareness about child abuse and neglect in New Jersey. The Heroes for Children 5K & Family Fun Run/Walk will raise funds for children’s advocacy centers and multidisciplinary teams in...

Cost: 5K race $25; Family Fun Run / Walk $15

Where:
Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex
Clipper Pavilion
9 Cherry Lane
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: New Jersey Chldren's Alliance
Telephone: (908)230-0366
Contact Name: Nyida Monagas
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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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Annual Johnson Public Library Sidewalk Booksale! Saturday, October 1 from 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m....

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: Manny Miracle
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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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The Festival of Fine Craft offers two days of an art and shopping experience for the entire family and features over 130 artists and craftspeople that will present and sell traditional and...

Cost: $10.00 Adults. $9.00 Seniors (62+) $7.00 Students. Children 5 & under are Free

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1000 Village Drive
Millville, NJ  08332
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Telephone: 856-825-6800
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Oktoberfest at Smithville will include juried crafters, an international food court, music and 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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New Jersey’s Classic Motorcar Festival will showcase 140 of the finest collectible antique automobiles and motorcycles, ranging in years from 1900 to 1974. The show takes place Saturday, October...

Cost: 10.00

Where:
Hop Brook Farm
953 Holmdel Road
5 Hop Brook Lane
Holmdel, NJ  07733
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Sponsor: 180 Turning Lives Around
Telephone: 732.264.4360
Contact Name: Jaimee Skidmore
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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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AN AMERICAN and PARIS Presented by New Jersey Festival Orchestra David Wroe Music Director and Conductor NJ Festival Orchestra’s 2016-2017 season begins dramatically with a spontaneous...

Cost: Tickets $76 | $60 | $48 | $28. Children under 18 $15 with purchase of adult tick

Where:
The Presbyterian Church in Westfield
140 Mountain Ave
Westfield, NJ  07090
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Sponsor: New Jersey Festival Orchestra
Telephone: 908 232 9400
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Annual Johnson Public Library Sidewalk Booksale! Saturday, October 1 from 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m....

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: Manny Miracle
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FREE FALL FAMILY FESTIVAL - 100+ Vendors, Exhibits & Demonstrations, Get a Massage, take part in Health Screenings, Flu Shots, Yoga in the Park, Reiki, Learn about the latest fitness routines, from...

Cost: FREE

Where:
VERONA PARK - VERONA, NJ
Bloomfield Ave & Lakeside Ave
Verona, NJ  07044
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Sponsor: European Wax Spas, AAA Mid-Atlantic, Walgreens, NJ Spine & Joint and JAG Physical Therapy
Telephone: 973-256-2094
Contact Name: Kevin Franz

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“Meet KC McBogg, our favorite frog, he loves to play in a cranberry bog!” Come and meet KC McBogg! KC McBogg is coming out of his favorite cranberry bog to be your ambassador to Edaville USA....

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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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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Join us for a fun-filled day of art making and activities focused on the exhibition A Material Legacy. Refreshments will be served.

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton University Art Museum
Princeton, NJ  08544


Telephone: 609-258-3788
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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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Joey's Fund is pleased to announce that last year's charity collection and car show raised $20,000 in donations for St. Joseph's Children's Hospital. We are extremely thankful to all of those who...

Cost: Free

Where:
St Mary's Church
20 Legion Place
Closter, NJ  07624
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Sponsor: Joey's Fund
Telephone: 201-481-6131
Contact Name: Chelsea
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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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Come see the LIVE unveiling of the world's first fan-built Optimus Prime truck replica from the movie Transformers 4. Though this truck was NOT used in the movie, it is the first time a fan has...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Tribal Iron
18-02 River Rd #1
Fairlawn, NJ  07410
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Sponsor: none

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Shop 50-90% off retail for your kids. We have everything you need to raise a child: baby gear, books, clothing (infant to junior), electronics, games, maternity and nursing items, puzzles, room...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Our Lady of Fatima
499 New Market Road
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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Sponsor: Somerset/Middlesex Just Between Friends
Telephone: 732-925-5985
Contact Name: Tara Green
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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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MAM Family Art Adventure - 3rd Saturday of the month, 2–3:30 p.m. $18 per family/ $6 Family Members and above Explore and discuss artworks in the galleries and engage in a fun hands-on project in...

Cost: $18 per family/$6 Family Members and above.

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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Saturday, October 1 2:30 P.M. – 4:00 P.M. Join us for an exploration of Devil’s Brook as we try to discover the creatures that call it home. We will flip over rocks to look for hiding crayfish...

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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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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Kids ages 8 and up are invited to join us for our LEGO Star Wards Rogue One Build event. In this open and fun filled activity, participants and Star Wars fans alike will get to build designs from...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Barnes & Noble, North Brunswick
869 Rte. 1 South
North Brunswick, NJ  08902
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Contact Name: Kinya Travis
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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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AN AMERICAN and PARIS Presented by New Jersey Festival Orchestra David Wroe Music Director and Conductor NJ Festival Orchestra’s 2016-2017 season begins dramatically with a spontaneous...

Cost: Tickets $76 | $60 | $48 | $28. Children under 18 $15 with purchase of adult tick

Where:
The Presbyterian Church in Westfield
140 Mountain Ave
Westfield, NJ  07090
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Sponsor: New Jersey Festival Orchestra
Telephone: 908 232 9400
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Six-time Grammy® Award-winner—and one of the most successful Latin music vocalists in the world—Gilberto Santa Rosa makes his State Theatre New Jersey debut! Santa Rosa, El Caballero de la...

Cost: $35-$85

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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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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Take a fun, mysterious journey into a shadowy, prehistoric world. Explore our lantern lit trails but WATCH OUT! Danger lurks in every corner and there's a T-Rex on the loose. This unique family...

Cost: 24.00

Where:
Field Station Dinosaurs
40 FORT LEE RD
LEONIA, NJ  07605
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Get some exercise with the family for a good cause at Turtle Back Zoo's Recreation Complex. Be a superhero for Jersey kids at this charity event to promote public awareness about child abuse...

Cost: $15-25

Where:
Clipper Pavilion, South Mountain Recreation Comple
9 Cherry Lane
West Orange, NJ
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Sponsor: New Jersey Children's Alliance
Contact Name: Nydia Monagas
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U-Pick Pumpkins is open every day in the month of October. Come through to see seasonal staples such as cornstalks, fall decor and pumpkins off the vine. Baked goods including pies, pumpkin bread...

Cost: Free admission, additional cost for activities

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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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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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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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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Shout “bombs away!” while trying your hand at the pumpkin launchers or corn cannons. Then sit back and enjoy a scenic hayride or pick-your-own pumpkin before hopping on the new cow...

Cost: $10

Where:
10 Tranquillity Farms
Andover, NJ
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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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Are your little ones feeling creative this weekend? Take them to Imagine That!!! NJ Children's Museum weekend crafting sessions any weekend in October. Show up, grab a pumpkin, and see what...

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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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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With Halloween approaching, it’s time to start thinking of costumes for you, your family, and even your pets. This year, upcycle your gently used adults’, kids’, and even pet...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various
, NJ


Telephone: 732-842-4000, ext. 4312
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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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Bottle Hill Day 2016 on Saturday, October 1st is Madison's Annual Street Festival. Over the years, the festival has grown, evolving into a family, entertainment and community celebration...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Madison
Downtown, NJ  07940

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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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Hayrides and pumpkin painting are just the start of a fun-filled family weekend. There'll be games, face painting, applesauce making, tasty food, music, and dancing, great photo ops, free...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey Botanical Garden
Ringwood, NJ  07456


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Please call the Forest Resource Education Center at (732) 928-2360 with any questions. The Annual Fall Forestry Festival at The Forest Resource Education Center located in Jackson, NJ. Celebrate...

Cost: Free

Where:
495 Don Connor Blvd
Jackson, NJ  08527

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Towacofest is a shopper's dream with over 100 vendors selling everything from handbags to sports collectibles to incense. Make sure you show up hungry with the whole hoard: there will be ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Towaco Train Station
632 Route 202
Towaco, NJ
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Telephone: 973-334-7755
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Come make your own scarecrow with us! We supply the material, you supply the creativity. $25 per scarecrow

Cost: $25 per scarecrow

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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Join us for a fun-filled day of live music, entertainment, vendors, arts & crafts, food, exhibits, community organizations, giveaways, games, clowns, face-painting and much more.

Cost: Free

Where:
West Allendale Avenue
Allendale, NJ


Telephone: (201) 818-4400

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The LSC MakerLab welcomes families to try out new and innovative technology, including 3D design and printing, resin printing, laser cutting, vacuforming and mold making. These classes are perfect...

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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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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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 Fall Fair has been going on for nearly 40 years now; join in the tradition! Face painting, candle dipping, pumpkin carving, caramel apples, organic food and live music will make for a day of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Green Meadow Waldorf School
307 Hungry Hollow Road
Chestnut Ridge, NY  10977
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Telephone: 845-356-2514

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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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Don't miss New Jersey's premier literary event.  Saturday's main festival sessions are free and feature over 30 authors at venues within walking distance of each other; you and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Vail Lawn
100 South St.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morristown Festival of Books
Contact Name: Katy Conway
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Hayrides and pumpkin painting are just the start of a fun-filled family weekend. There'll be games, face painting, applesauce making, tasty food, music, and dancing, great photo ops, free...

Cost: Free admission; fees for some activities

Where:
, NJ

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Our book sale will be daily from 10am—8pm except on Half-Price day (Saturday October 1), which will be from 10am—4pm. The two Final Sale Days are all-you-can-carry days!

Cost: Free

Where:
Elizabeth Public Library
11 South Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ  07202
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Telephone: 908-354-6060

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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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Fun event for the entire family. Free Pumpkin Painting Contest, Free Ice Cream for Participating Youngsters, Free Petting Zoo, Ice Cream Eating Contest for Adults, (Fireman Challenge) Balloons,...

Where:
Applegate Farm Ice Cream
616 Grove Street
Upper Montclair , NJ
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Telephone: 973-744-5900

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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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Activities included in admission price: Hay Ride to the Festival Site • Corn Maze • Hay Bale Maze • Corn Crib (like a sandbox but full of corn kernels) • Pumpkin...

Cost: $10 admission, cash only

Where:
Snyder's Farm
586 South Middlebush Rd.
Somerset, NJ  08873
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Telephone: 732.496.0441
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Hamilton is adding a new annual event to its arsenal. Oktoberfest will be the ultimate autumn event, a combination of the town's Septemberfest and Fall Harvest Festival. Despite the event name,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Veterans Park
Hamilton Township, NJ  08690


Telephone: 609-890-4028
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Alan G. Snyder will present an informative talk about the antiques market and offer insights on attendees' treasures (limit two per person), free of charge. Registration is required. For more...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Mary Jacobs Memorial Library branch
64 Washington Street
Rocky Hill, NJ  08553
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-507-1849
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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Come join us for a fun filled day for adults and kids alike. Food Trucks, Bounce Houses, Games, Live Music, Craft Vendors and Craft Beer Garden. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the NJ...

Cost: $5

Where:
Union Ave.
Little Falls, NJ
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The Lenape people are an integral part of NJ history and culture. Learn about and celebrate the Lenape with dancing, drums, and vendors. Historical talks by the Ramapough Lenape people will also be...

Cost: $5/person age 3 and up

Where:
Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center
247 Southern Blvd
Chatham Township, NJ  07928
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.635.6629
Contact Name: Great Swamp OEC
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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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Barbecue and music for a good cause: what's not to love? Foodstock Rahway's Rock the Cause will be held on outside the Rahway Recreation Center. This fundraiser aims to raise 2,500 lbs of...

Cost: $15 or 5lbs canned food

Where:
Rahway Recreation Center
3 City Hall Plaza
Rahway, NJ  07065
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Sponsor: Rahway Food for Friends

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This is a local celebration that you won't want to miss. Kinnelon celebrates its community all day long with crafts, rides and entertainment in the sunlight and fireworks after dark. The event...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kinnelon Road
Kinnelon Road
Kinnelon, NJ  07407
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Missing barbecue season? Get your grub on with this extensive menu: BBQ Pulled Pork, Juicy BBQ Chicken, Slow Roasted BBQ Ribs, Ham/Cheeseburgers, Hot Dogs, Corn on the Cob, and more. Wine by...

Where:
Brook Hollow Winery
594 State Highway 94
Columbia, NJ  07832
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Telephone: 908-496-8200
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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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This family-friendly Oktoberfest has something for beer-drinkers and kids alike. Enjoy traditional entertainment and biergarten. Don't forget to chow down on some brats, pretzels, and...

Cost: $5/adult, kids are free

Where:
American Legion Hall
399 Broad Avenue
Leonia, NJ  07605
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Sponsor: Rotary Club of The Palisades
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Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and the Essex County Parks Department invite the public to participate in “Ales N’ Tails Oktoberfest” at Essex County Turtle Back...

Cost: $60/person, $15/designated driver

Where:
Essex County Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Ave.
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Welcome to our little town. As you make your way through our meadows you will see that creatures are abound. The carnival was here and they left the lost clown. He will be excited to take you...

Cost: Adults $20, 13 and Under $15

Where:
854 River Road
New Milford, NJ  07646
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Spend an evening with Helen McKenna-Uff, actress and playwright, as she transforms into Edgar Allan Poe and spine-chillingly retells some of his most famous tales. Advance ticket purchase is highly...

Cost: $20

Where:
The Historic Village @ Allaire
4263 Atlantic Avenue
Farmingdale, NJ  07727
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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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At ZombiEscape, you'll fight for your life at a terrifying abandoned amusement park where zombies hunt for food. This zombie survival game is a breath-taker, so be sure your eight-and-over kids...

Cost: $30 general admission; $40 including ZombiEscape

Where:
Bowcraft Amusement Park
Scotch Plains, NJ

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Bring your pumpkins to this Middlesex County farm for fall fun any weekend this month. Your little tykes start by taking a spin on a hayride to the fields where they pick their own pumpkins, get...

Where:
155 Fresh Ponds Rd
East Brunswick, NJ


Telephone: 732-821-9494
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Kids will have a devil of a good time navigating the living “puzzle” corn maze or getting down and dirty in the crawl-only hay labyrinth. Once they find their way out, they can get...

Where:
1111 Mt. Kemble Ave.
Morristown, NJ


Telephone: 973-425-9819
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Don’t miss the area’s biggest Halloween event. The wildly popular Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze returns for thirty evenings, including Halloween night! It features over 6,000...

Cost: Adults $20, children 3-17 $16 (Saturdays $25 and $20). Free for children under 3

Where:
Van Cortlandt Manor
525 S Riverside Ave
Croton-On-Hudson, NJ  10520
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Telephone: (914) 366-6900

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Visit this spook-free farm any weekend this month. The kids can try the corn maze, go on a free hayride or pick their own pumpkins for 49 cents a pound. And if you can’t tell by the name,...

Where:
831 Windsor-Perrineville
East Windsor, NJ
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Telephone: 609-758-7817
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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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Local businesses participate with extra special deals for you! Bring your appetite!  Local restaurants will have holiday specials.  Participating vendors will offer a variety of yummy...

Where:
Elmer, NJ

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It’s time for Spooky Family FUN as iPlay America’s Spooky Spooktacular Halloween returns to thrill and delight guests from September 30 through Halloween.  For five fantastic...

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Rd.
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Telephone: 732-577-8200
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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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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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Looking for an alternative to traditional trick-or-treating? This month-long indoor “spooktacular” will keep the party going no matter how brisk the autumn breeze. Venture through...

Cost: Free for hotel guests

Where:
Great Wolf Lodge
1 Great Wolf Drive
Scotrun, PA  18355
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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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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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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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Begin your visit with a stop at the manor of the Lived family. Did they survive the wood’s resident pack of cannibals? Then prepare yourself for the Trail of Terror, which isn't for the...

Cost: $30

Where:
2919 Rt. 206
Columbus, NJ
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Telephone: 609-251-6707
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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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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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