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Win an Ice Cream Maker!

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Visit the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms

Kids can become one of Mr. Stickley’s detectives during a tour of the museum!

Go Bowling (for Free!)

Kids can bowl two free games every single day by registering for the Kids Bowl Free program!

Tour Snyder's of Hanover

Take a free in-house tour that combines exciting history with a fast paced manufacturing facility.

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Teach kids how to deal with rudeness—and to avoid engaging in it themselves.

A Dressing Room Horror Story

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Make these DIY teacher gifts on your own–or with the help of your child!

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When a playdate goes bad, make sure you have some of these in your arsenal.

Handprints and Hearts Craft

Moms and grandmoms will appreciate receiving this handmade handprint and heart card.

To the Mom Who Evil-Eyed My Son at the Playground

Don't miss a golden opportunity to teach your child something: different families have different rules.

August 2014

Bead Fest is an annual beading and jewelry-making event held several times throughout the year in various locations. The program includes 100+ workshops and classes for jewelry makers of all...

Cost: $15

Where:
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Avenue
Oaks, PA  19456
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Play with a giant Rubik's Cube, marvel at the robots that can solve the Rubik's Cube faster than humans, and study artifacts that show the invention of the original Rubik's Cube in...

Cost: Adult $19.75; children $14.75

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Award winners and other works by award winning artists will be featured in the 2014 Gaelen Juried Art Show & Sale.

Cost: Free

Where:
Cooperman JCC
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC of Greater Metrowest
Telephone: 973-530-3413
Contact Name: Lisa Suss
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Hadrosaurus returns to New Jersey just in time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its designation by the State Legislature as the official dinosaur of New Jersey! As the world’s first nearly...

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Spring classes take place from April-June for children and adults at all levels and in a broad range of media. Classes are also available for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other...

Cost: varies

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. Theme and prizes change monthly. Enjoy a...

Cost: $10 per family

Where:
The Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: The Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Inspired by the top-rated PBS KIDS® TV series, Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog transports visitors to Birdwell Island. Young guests engage in rich educational content that...

Cost: Free with paid admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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Kayla's Creative Art Studio will be running a children’s art camp this summer starting on June 23, 2014 through August 29, 2014. We will offer two sessions each day: The morning...

Cost: $45 per day or $210 per week

Where:
Kayla's Creative Art Studio
629 Springfield Ave
Berkeley Heights, NJ  07922
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Telephone: 908-516-2670
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The Janice Garbolino Memorial 5K Walk/Run event supports the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program, a physical activity and wellness program for cancer survivors. Join us on Saturday September 20th in...

Cost: $25 through noon 9/19 and $30 onsite registration

Where:
Lakeview School
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ


Telephone: 732-548-2044
Contact Name: Beth Helsby
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Bon Voyage: 200 Years of Luxury Travel brings to life several trips which the Livingston and Kean families took between 1780 and 1950. With the help of personal diaries and letters from family...

Cost: $6 - $10

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum
Telephone: 908-527-0400
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Goodbye Summer!! Make a picture of your favorite summer memory!

Cost: Included with General Admission

Where:
Imagine That!!!
4 Vreeland Rd.
Florham Park, NJ  07932
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Telephone: 973-966-8000
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The dinosaurs are back, and this summer, they’re bigger and badder than ever. Head to the Bronx Zoo for a prehistoric day of (animatronic) dino encounters, fossil digging, and more, plus...

Cost: $5.00; $3/Member

Where:
The Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY  10460
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Telephone: 718-220-5100
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SaikouCon (meaning "best convention") is the Northeast's newest large scale anime convention, the convention is a yearly high point in the Summer months of the anime convention...

Cost: $20 - $90

Where:
Holiday Inn Conference Center Lehigh Valley
7736 Adrienne Drive
Breinigsville, PA  18031
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Sponsor: SaikouCon Anime Convention
Telephone: 570-977-4675
Contact Name: Michael Meade
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Featuring works by New Jersey-based artists, tThis show will include a range of artistic processes—exploring color, form and material, and will exhibit a variety of site-specific works,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-596-6550
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Could you survive as a wild animal living among the streets, sidewalks and sewer pipes of the urban jungle? Find out at Wildlife Challenge. You’ll crawl, climb and claw your way through...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Dates: Every Saturday & Sunday from now until September 28, 2014 (and Holiday Monday: September 1) CMA/Free Arts Island Outpost presents “Dreamscapes”! Visit our Free Art Island Outpost on...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Nolan Park, Governors Island
Outside Buildings 11 & 14 in Nolan Park
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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We’ll be giving away Jersey Fresh Food samples for you to enjoy! We’ll also have our antique tractors out (we have quite a collection!) There will be wine tastings, FREE Moon Bounce...

Cost: Free Activities and free food samples

Where:
GPS: across fr 1 Chesterfield Dr. Chester NJ 07930
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Corner 84 County Rt. 513 S. (Old Route 24)
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Lot's of fun Children’s Activities Available: Pony Rides, Moon Bounce, Wagon Train Rides, Corn Kingdom, Scenic Farm Hayrides, Visit and Feed Our Friendly Farm Animals (free, Stop By Our Bunny Run...

Cost: various options - see website for details

Where:
Alstede Farms
84 County Route 513 South
(across the street from 1 Chesterfield Drive)
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Mom/Dad & Me Yoga is a great class where you can create, stretch, & relax with your child while developing inner peace, strength, and flexibility. We invite you to join us for Mom/Dad & Me Toddler...

Cost: 12

Where:
Let's Dance Studios
855 Arnold Ave.
Pt. Pleasant, NJ  08742
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Sponsor: Seashore Healing
Telephone: (732) 618-4997
Contact Name: Maggie
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The exhibition features more than 40 of Parker’s original drawings for the books “Bugs” (1987) and “Frogs, Toads, Lizards, and Salamanders” (1990). Flying, jumping, crawling animals...

Cost: Free-$6

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 848-932-7237
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Vote for your favorite ice cream flavor, and take a tropical smell test. Join in for crafts, educational activities, and the Flavors of the Forest concession stand.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Telephone: 856-365-8733
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Take a risk and come learn something new! Each walk will be different and will focus on either horticulture, agro-ecology, wildlife ecology, sustainability, or cultural legacy, but you...

Cost: Free

Where:
Duke Farms
1112 Dukes Parkway West
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Telephone: 908-722-3700
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“Made in New Jersey: A Celebration of Decorative and Fine Arts” is currently on display in the second floor gallery at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum (MHHM). The exhibit honors the 350th New...

Cost: Adults $8; Seniors & Students $6; Children 6 – 12 $4. Members/children < 5 free

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Ave.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood

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Yoga helps develop creativity, flexibility and strength and promotes well-being, peace & happiness. Kids Yoga is a great way for your child to grow, laugh, & play and we invite you to join us! Only...

Cost: $7

Where:
Let's Dance Studios
855 Arnold Ave.
Pt. Pleasant, NJ  08742
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Sponsor: Seashore Healing
Telephone: (732) 618-4997
Contact Name: Maggie
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Macculloch Hall Historical Museum participates this summer in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more...

Cost: Free for Military Members and up to five family members

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: (973) 538-2404 x 10
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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Explore the excitement of electricity with singing Tesla coils, robotic drums, and wireless illumination. Twin, solid-state, one-million-volt Tesla coils produce bursts of musical lightning right...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
, NJ

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This event will feature the Tri-State Area's pastry professionals, bakeries, local restaurants, caterers, confectioners, chocolatiers, confestionary caterers, ice cream shoppes, frozen...

Cost: Kids 5 & Up $15, General Admission $35, VIP $65,

Where:
Kean University
1000 Morris Ave
Union , NJ
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Telephone: 908-737-5326

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Learn amazing facts about New Jersey’s turtles, take a walk to spot turtles basking at the pond, and meet a live turtle afterwards.

Cost: $3 per person

Where:
Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center
247 Southern Blvd.
Chatham, NJ  07928
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Telephone: 973-635-6629
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Hub City Sounds is a FREE performing arts series with events for all tastes, including family audiences! Held at various locations and times throughout New Brunswick, NJ events include: Jazz and...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Various: Boyd Park, State Theatre, Crossroads Thea
Various
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 732.729.0320 x201
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Over 125 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Featuring: Sports cards, Non-Sports cards, Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic, Pokemon, sets, supplies, unopened packs and boxes, toys, Legos, games,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Sponsor: RK Sports Promotions
Telephone: 732-422-9365
Contact Name: Rob Gomberg
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When the temperatures are cooler and the work day is over, come on over to the zoo for some summertime extended hours.

Cost: Regular Admission

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Telephone: 973-731-5800
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Vam Art Inc. Is pleased to announce the opening of it's 6th major Contemporary Art Show titled "Continuum 2014" The show will highlight about twenty outstanding pieces of artwork from fine talented...

Cost: FREE

Where:
15 Station Place
Metuchen , NJ  08840


Sponsor: Vam Art Inc.
Telephone: 732-310-8267
Contact Name: Kenia
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Learn how bats use echolocation to play a vital ecological role. Understand more about the only flying mammal in New Jersey through a presentation by a Tenafly Nature Center Environmental...

Cost: $10

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ  07670
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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Join us for an evening under the stars as Dunellen Skylight Theatre Productions presents, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, August 15,16,17 and 22, 23, 24, at 8:00pm. Presented in...

Cost: $10 Adults, $8 Child/Seniors, Military FREE

Where:
Washington Memorial Park
Washington Ave
dancendivakait@aol.com
Dunellen, NJ  08812
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Sponsor: Dunellen Skylight Theatre
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"Smoke on the Water," "Hush," "Highway Star" and other timeless anthems from the British hard rock legends. Show is at 8 pm.

Cost: $69 - $159

Where:
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Mayo Performing Arts Center
Telephone: 973-539-8008
Contact Name: Box Office
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The world’s best skateboarders are throwing down their greatest moves when the this tour grinds into Prudential Center! Witness the intense clash for skateboarding’s top prize in the...

Cost: $38.95, $44.10, $59.40

Where:
Prudential Center
25 Lafayette St.
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: (973) 757-6246
Contact Name: Kerry Graue
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The creation of the first Rutgers Junior Knights Dance Team is for dancers and cheerleaders from ages 8 - 18. There are two groups divided by age. The Jr. Preps are ages 8 to12 and the Jr. Pros...

Cost: $150 Registration Fee

Where:
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ


Sponsor: The Junior Knights Dance Team
Telephone: 732.341.1765
Contact Name: Lou Jacobs
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Prepare to "see" the invisible during this IMAX that will show you the magic and majesty of the objects, events, and creatures that exist literally all around you, but that you have...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Don't miss one of the state's largest firemen's festivals, where families can climb aboard a real fire truck, as well as rides like the Zipper, Rainbow, Wipeout, a large ferris...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fair Haven Fire Department
645 River Rd
Fair Haven, NJ
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Telephone: 732-747-9199
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In the spirit of the Garden State's agrarian heritage, this fair will feature 4-H exhibits, family entertainment, games, amusement rides, fireworks, and more. August 20 - 23: 10am -...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hunterdon County Fair Grounds
1207 Route 179
Lambertville, NJ  08530
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Telephone: 908-782-6809
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Take the whole family out to the ballgame at Citi Field for Mets’ Family Sundays. Hit some homeruns on a mini replica field, bounce on themed inflatables, test your skills in the batting...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Citi Field
123-01 Roosevelt Ave
New York, NY  11368
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Telephone: 718-507-8499
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Escape the heat all summer long by going to see one—or more—of Broadway’s numerous kid-friendly musicals. From new favorites like Aladdin, Cinderella, and Matilda to...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Broadway Theatre
729 7th Ave #6
New York, NJ  10019
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Telephone: 212-541-8457
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Head on over to Duke Island Park every week for a free concert that the whole family will enjoy. Times Vary

Cost: Free

Where:
Duke Island Park
Bridgewater, NJ


Telephone: 908 722-1200
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Come and meet Snow White, her sister Rose Red, a mysterious gypsy woman, seven silly little friends and of course, The Wicked Queen. Will there be a happy ending? We'll have to wait for the...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ  08560
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Telephone: 609-737-0609
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Come out today and enjoy the extra boost of whitewater!

Cost: Reservations suggested

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18210
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Telephone: 180-094-48392105
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Raft the Lehigh by moonlight. Wet-suits, wine, cheese, crackers, etc. included.

Cost: $89.99 per person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18210
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Telephone: 180-094-48392105
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This exhibition features over 50 examples of comtemporary pottery, created by American Indian Potters, all recent gifts from the Collection of Sonia and Victor Bauer

Cost: Admission $7.00-$10.00

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3705
Contact Name: Maria Gatewood
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Meet giant half-ton tortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt from their noses. Dance with tropical albatrosses and hunt fishes with the colorful blue-footed boobies. Dive into the ocean...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Bike, hike, and raft all in one day! Breakfast, lunch, dinner, guides, shuttles, and equipment included.

Cost: $94.99 per person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18210
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Telephone: 180-094-48392105
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Gymnastics classes for ages 1.5 to 18 year old. Come join the fun! 4 Full Scale Locations in: - Roselle Park (1) - Garwood (1) - Westfield (2)

Cost: $35 +

Where:
, NJ


Telephone: 908-789-3392
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Hadrosaurus returns to New Jersey just in time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its designation by the State Legislature as the official dinosaur of New Jersey! As the world’s first nearly...

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

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

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Spring classes take place from April-June for children and adults at all levels and in a broad range of media. Classes are also available for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other...

Cost: varies

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of West Windsor
217 Clarksville Rd
Village Square Center
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Telephone: (609) 799-7776
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Play with a giant Rubik's Cube, marvel at the robots that can solve the Rubik's Cube faster than humans, and study artifacts that show the invention of the original Rubik's Cube in...

Cost: Adult $19.75; children $14.75

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


Telephone: 201-200-1000
Website »

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Inspired by the top-rated PBS KIDS® TV series, Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog transports visitors to Birdwell Island. Young guests engage in rich educational content that...

Cost: Free with paid admission

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

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
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The Janice Garbolino Memorial 5K Walk/Run event supports the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program, a physical activity and wellness program for cancer survivors. Join us on Saturday September 20th in...

Cost: $25 through noon 9/19 and $30 onsite registration

Where:
Lakeview School
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ


Telephone: 732-548-2044
Contact Name: Beth Helsby
Website »

More information

Kayla's Creative Art Studio will be running a children’s art camp this summer starting on June 23, 2014 through August 29, 2014. We will offer two sessions each day: The morning...

Cost: $45 per day or $210 per week

Where:
Kayla's Creative Art Studio
629 Springfield Ave
Berkeley Heights, NJ  07922
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Telephone: 908-516-2670
Website »

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Bon Voyage: 200 Years of Luxury Travel brings to life several trips which the Livingston and Kean families took between 1780 and 1950. With the help of personal diaries and letters from family...

Cost: $6 - $10

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum
Telephone: 908-527-0400
Website »

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Learn how to use a machine, hand sew, grade a pattern and make some really beautiful summer fashions. Projects may include a skirt & matching headband, Class limited to 4 participants....

Cost: $250

Where:
Parteaz
1860 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Parteaz
Telephone: 973-447-0616
Contact Name: susan donlan
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Featuring works by New Jersey-based artists, tThis show will include a range of artistic processes—exploring color, form and material, and will exhibit a variety of site-specific works,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
View map »


Telephone: 973-596-6550
Website »

More information

Could you survive as a wild animal living among the streets, sidewalks and sewer pipes of the urban jungle? Find out at Wildlife Challenge. You’ll crawl, climb and claw your way through...

Cost: Free with admission

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


Telephone: 201-200-1000
Website »

More information

The dinosaurs are back, and this summer, they’re bigger and badder than ever. Head to the Bronx Zoo for a prehistoric day of (animatronic) dino encounters, fossil digging, and more, plus...

Cost: $5.00; $3/Member

Where:
The Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY  10460
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Telephone: 718-220-5100
Website »

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Summer Sewing- August 25th-29th 10:00-12:00 $250/week ages 7+ up Learn how to use a machine, hand sew, grade a pattern and make some really beautiful summer fashions. Projects may include a...

Cost: $250

Where:
Parteaz
1860 Springfield Ave.
maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Parteaz
Telephone: 973-447-0616
Contact Name: Susan Donlan
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Wristband Day on PIER RIDES Ride all the rides except Skyscraper, & Go Karts (Excludes holidays) for $18 from 12noon till 6pm Bonus: $5 per Rider on the Go-Karts, $10 per Rider on the Skyscraper...

Cost: $18

Where:
Casino Pier
800 Ocean Terrace
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751
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Lot's of fun Children’s Activities Available: Pony Rides, Moon Bounce, Wagon Train Rides, Corn Kingdom, Scenic Farm Hayrides, Visit and Feed Our Friendly Farm Animals (free, Stop By Our Bunny Run...

Cost: various options - see website for details

Where:
Alstede Farms
84 County Route 513 South
(across the street from 1 Chesterfield Drive)
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Gymnastics classes for ages 1.5 to 18 year old. Come join the fun! 4 Full Scale Locations in: - Roselle Park (1) - Garwood (1) - Westfield (2)

Cost: $35 +

Where:
, NJ


Telephone: 908-789-3392
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of West Windsor
217 Clarksville Rd
Village Square Center
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Telephone: (609) 799-7776
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Summit
545 Morris Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Telephone: (908) 608-9400
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Macculloch Hall Historical Museum participates this summer in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more...

Cost: Free for Military Members and up to five family members

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: (973) 538-2404 x 10
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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Explore the excitement of electricity with singing Tesla coils, robotic drums, and wireless illumination. Twin, solid-state, one-million-volt Tesla coils produce bursts of musical lightning right...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
, NJ

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July 7, 2014 Fall Registration Opens Early registration is now open for Fall Classes and Workshops for all ages. Sign up today for studio art classes in painting, drawing, ceramics, jewelry...

Cost: Varied

Where:
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
68 Elm Street
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
Telephone: 908.273.9121
Contact Name: Anne Ortengren
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When the temperatures are cooler and the work day is over, come on over to the zoo for some summertime extended hours.

Cost: Regular Admission

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Telephone: 973-731-5800
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Vam Art Inc. Is pleased to announce the opening of it's 6th major Contemporary Art Show titled "Continuum 2014" The show will highlight about twenty outstanding pieces of artwork from fine talented...

Cost: FREE

Where:
15 Station Place
Metuchen , NJ  08840


Sponsor: Vam Art Inc.
Telephone: 732-310-8267
Contact Name: Kenia
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It’s never too late to learn to play an instrument! Music in the Somerset Hills is proud to offer outstanding musical opportunities for music students of all ages during the summer months....

Cost: $180

Where:
Greene Room, St. Luke's Episcopal Church
182 Main St
Gladstone,, NJ  07934
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Sponsor: Music in Somerset Hills
Telephone: 973-339-7719
Contact Name: Matthew LaPine
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WOMPY’S is a weekly class for children 6 months-4 years old with caregiver. We incorporate music, movement, and an element of children’s theater that sparks young imaginations in a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Temple Ner Tamid
936 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Wompy's World of Musical Play
Telephone: (908) 279-3030
Contact Name: Lauren Greenberg
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This exhibition features over 50 examples of comtemporary pottery, created by American Indian Potters, all recent gifts from the Collection of Sonia and Victor Bauer

Cost: Admission $7.00-$10.00

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3705
Contact Name: Maria Gatewood
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Meet giant half-ton tortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt from their noses. Dance with tropical albatrosses and hunt fishes with the colorful blue-footed boobies. Dive into the ocean...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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The creation of the first Rutgers Junior Knights Dance Team is for dancers and cheerleaders from ages 8 - 18. There are two groups divided by age. The Jr. Preps are ages 8 to12 and the Jr. Pros...

Cost: $150 Registration Fee

Where:
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ


Sponsor: The Junior Knights Dance Team
Telephone: 732.341.1765
Contact Name: Lou Jacobs
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Don't miss one of the state's largest firemen's festivals, where families can climb aboard a real fire truck, as well as rides like the Zipper, Rainbow, Wipeout, a large ferris...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fair Haven Fire Department
645 River Rd
Fair Haven, NJ
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Telephone: 732-747-9199
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Escape the heat all summer long by going to see one—or more—of Broadway’s numerous kid-friendly musicals. From new favorites like Aladdin, Cinderella, and Matilda to...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Broadway Theatre
729 7th Ave #6
New York, NJ  10019
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Telephone: 212-541-8457
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Prepare to "see" the invisible during this IMAX that will show you the magic and majesty of the objects, events, and creatures that exist literally all around you, but that you have...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Gymnastics classes for ages 1.5 to 18 year old. Come join the fun! 4 Full Scale Locations in: - Roselle Park (1) - Garwood (1) - Westfield (2)

Cost: $35 +

Where:
, NJ


Telephone: 908-789-3392
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Spring classes take place from April-June for children and adults at all levels and in a broad range of media. Classes are also available for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other...

Cost: varies

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Inspired by the top-rated PBS KIDS® TV series, Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog transports visitors to Birdwell Island. Young guests engage in rich educational content that...

Cost: Free with paid admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of West Windsor
217 Clarksville Rd
Village Square Center
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Telephone: (609) 799-7776
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Hadrosaurus returns to New Jersey just in time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its designation by the State Legislature as the official dinosaur of New Jersey! As the world’s first nearly...

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Play with a giant Rubik's Cube, marvel at the robots that can solve the Rubik's Cube faster than humans, and study artifacts that show the invention of the original Rubik's Cube in...

Cost: Adult $19.75; children $14.75

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Put your baby in a backpack and explore one of many wonderful Morris County area trails.

Cost: $2 per adult

Where:
Various Locations Throughout Morris County
, NJ


Telephone: 973-635-6629
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The Janice Garbolino Memorial 5K Walk/Run event supports the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program, a physical activity and wellness program for cancer survivors. Join us on Saturday September 20th in...

Cost: $25 through noon 9/19 and $30 onsite registration

Where:
Lakeview School
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ


Telephone: 732-548-2044
Contact Name: Beth Helsby
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Parents and young children (ages preschool to 8 years) are welcome to celebrate everything wonderful about apples. We will be reading books about apples and Johnny Appleseed followed by an...

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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Kayla's Creative Art Studio will be running a children’s art camp this summer starting on June 23, 2014 through August 29, 2014. We will offer two sessions each day: The morning...

Cost: $45 per day or $210 per week

Where:
Kayla's Creative Art Studio
629 Springfield Ave
Berkeley Heights, NJ  07922
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Telephone: 908-516-2670
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Featuring works by New Jersey-based artists, tThis show will include a range of artistic processes—exploring color, form and material, and will exhibit a variety of site-specific works,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-596-6550
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Express Yourself Studios offers a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning workshop 10am-12pm (on the hour)for toddlers. Children ages 2-5 are invited to play with paint, pinch...

Cost: $20/child per session

Where:
Express Yourself Studios
1877 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Express Yourself Studios
Telephone: 973-763-5256
Contact Name: Simone
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Could you survive as a wild animal living among the streets, sidewalks and sewer pipes of the urban jungle? Find out at Wildlife Challenge. You’ll crawl, climb and claw your way through...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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The dinosaurs are back, and this summer, they’re bigger and badder than ever. Head to the Bronx Zoo for a prehistoric day of (animatronic) dino encounters, fossil digging, and more, plus...

Cost: $5.00; $3/Member

Where:
The Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY  10460
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Telephone: 718-220-5100
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Summer Sewing- August 25th-29th 10:00-12:00 $250/week ages 7+ up Learn how to use a machine, hand sew, grade a pattern and make some really beautiful summer fashions. Projects may include a...

Cost: $250

Where:
Parteaz
1860 Springfield Ave.
maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Parteaz
Telephone: 973-447-0616
Contact Name: Susan Donlan
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Bon Voyage: 200 Years of Luxury Travel brings to life several trips which the Livingston and Kean families took between 1780 and 1950. With the help of personal diaries and letters from family...

Cost: $6 - $10

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum
Telephone: 908-527-0400
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Learn how to use a machine, hand sew, grade a pattern and make some really beautiful summer fashions. Projects may include a skirt & matching headband, Class limited to 4 participants....

Cost: $250

Where:
Parteaz
1860 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Parteaz
Telephone: 973-447-0616
Contact Name: susan donlan
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Please join Culinary Events Manager Mary A. Moulds for an interactive and hands-on kid's cooking class on healthy eating alternatives. Kids will be encouraged to get creative as we prepare fun,...

Cost: $20 per adult and $5 per child

Where:
The Miele Center at Princeton
9 Independence Way
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Miele, Inc.
Telephone: 8008437231 ext 1002
Contact Name: Mary Moulds
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In this unique tour, children and their parents will view the museum through the eyes of its youngest former occupants: the children who inhabited Liberty Hall over the past 240 years. History...

Cost: $8-10

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum
Telephone: 908-527-0400
Contact Name: Bill Schroh
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Visit the Springfield, NJ Barnes & Noble for a back to school storytime featuring Terry Border's book Peanut Butter and Cupcake . Listen to stories and participate in activities celebrating new...

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
240 Route 22 West
Springfield, NJ  07081
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Telephone: 973-376-8544
Contact Name: Veronica Vargas

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Get your locally Newark-grown produce at the Greater Newark Conservancy's Court Street Farm every Tuesday from 11:00am - 3:00pm. For more information, contact the conservancy at (973) 642-4646 or...

Cost: Prices for produce vary

Where:
Court Street Farm
138 Court Street
Newark , NJ  07103
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Sponsor: Greater Newark Conservancy
Telephone: (973) 642-4646
Contact Name: Michele Robinson
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Gymnastics classes for ages 1.5 to 18 year old. Come join the fun! 4 Full Scale Locations in: - Roselle Park (1) - Garwood (1) - Westfield (2)

Cost: $35 +

Where:
, NJ


Telephone: 908-789-3392
Website »

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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Summit
545 Morris Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Telephone: (908) 608-9400
Website »

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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of West Windsor
217 Clarksville Rd
Village Square Center
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Telephone: (609) 799-7776
Website »

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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
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Make art on the waterfront at Hudson River Park! CMA is bringing a wide variety of free hands-on art making activities to Pier 25 every Tuesday and Thursday throughout July and August in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hudson River Park
Pier 25 at North Moore St.
Tribeca, NY  10013
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Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts
Telephone: 212-274-0986
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Santa’s Arrival Celebration! Saturday, November 22nd 1pm to 4pm Ring in the most wonderful time of the year at the Camden Children’s Garden! Enjoy carolers, make holiday crafts, and sip hot...

Cost: $6 General Admission Children 2 and under are FREE

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: Megan Wall
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
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Macculloch Hall Historical Museum participates this summer in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more...

Cost: Free for Military Members and up to five family members

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: (973) 538-2404 x 10
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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Explore the excitement of electricity with singing Tesla coils, robotic drums, and wireless illumination. Twin, solid-state, one-million-volt Tesla coils produce bursts of musical lightning right...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
, NJ

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Learn why a soda bottle loses its fizz once it's opened.  Experiment with H20 Olympics (fun experiments that show the amazing properties of water) and then make a watercolor craft. This...

Cost: Free

Where:
Springfield Branch Library
50 Hayes Street
Newark, NJ  07103
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7736
Contact Name: Clara Wilson
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July 7, 2014 Fall Registration Opens Early registration is now open for Fall Classes and Workshops for all ages. Sign up today for studio art classes in painting, drawing, ceramics, jewelry...

Cost: Varied

Where:
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
68 Elm Street
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
Telephone: 908.273.9121
Contact Name: Anne Ortengren
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When the temperatures are cooler and the work day is over, come on over to the zoo for some summertime extended hours.

Cost: Regular Admission

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Telephone: 973-731-5800
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Get your locally Newark-grown produce every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4:00pm - 6:30pm at the Greater Newark Conservancy and support our efforts in promoting community gardening and...

Cost: Prices for produce vary

Where:
Greater Newark Conservancy
32 Prince Street
Newark , NJ  07103
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Sponsor: Greater Newark Conservancy
Telephone: (973) 642-4646
Contact Name: Michele Robinson
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Yoga helps develop creativity, flexibility and strength and promotes well-being, peace & happiness. Kids Yoga is a great way for your child to grow, laugh, & play and we invite you to join us!

Cost: 7

Where:
Let's Dance Studios
855 Arnold Ave.
Pt. Pleasant, NJ
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Contact Name: Maggie
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Vam Art Inc. Is pleased to announce the opening of it's 6th major Contemporary Art Show titled "Continuum 2014" The show will highlight about twenty outstanding pieces of artwork from fine talented...

Cost: FREE

Where:
15 Station Place
Metuchen , NJ  08840


Sponsor: Vam Art Inc.
Telephone: 732-310-8267
Contact Name: Kenia
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Journey to a far off kingdom for this musical adaptation of the timeless classic Sleeping Beauty. What's the best way to wake up a sleeping princess? Only a kiss from her one true love of...

Cost: $10

Where:
Bengal Auditorium @ Barnegat High School
180 Bengal Blvd
Barnegat, NJ  08005
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Sponsor: Ocean Professional Theatre Company
Telephone: 609-312-8306
Contact Name: Box Office
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Gru is back! While adjusting to the life of an ex-supervillain, he is asked to help the Anti-Villain League. It's FREE! (973) 669-7385; ospacnj.org

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center
4 Boland Drive
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Telephone: 973-669-7385
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Las Vegas headliner and ventriloquist Terry Fator captures the hearts and funny bones of America. The America’s Got Talent winner can do over 100 ventriloquial impersonations, and entertains...

Cost: $45-85

Where:
State Theatre
15 Livingston Avenue
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 732-246-7469
Contact Name: Kelly Blithe
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Midnight Madness on PIER RIDES Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9pm until midnight $18 for Unlimited Pier Rides *Does not include the Go-Karts and Skyscraper . Excludes Holidays

Cost: $18

Where:
Casino Pier
800 Ocean Terrace
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751
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Las Vegas headliner and ventriloquist Terry Fator captures the hearts and funny bones of America. The America’s Got Talent winner can do over 100 ventriloquial impersonations, and...

Cost: Tickets: $85 / $75 / $65 / $55 / $45

Where:
State Theatre
15 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 732-246-7469

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Meet giant half-ton tortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt from their noses. Dance with tropical albatrosses and hunt fishes with the colorful blue-footed boobies. Dive into the ocean...

Cost: Varies

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


Telephone: 201-200-1000
Website »

More information

The creation of the first Rutgers Junior Knights Dance Team is for dancers and cheerleaders from ages 8 - 18. There are two groups divided by age. The Jr. Preps are ages 8 to12 and the Jr. Pros...

Cost: $150 Registration Fee

Where:
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ


Sponsor: The Junior Knights Dance Team
Telephone: 732.341.1765
Contact Name: Lou Jacobs
Website »

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This exhibition features over 50 examples of comtemporary pottery, created by American Indian Potters, all recent gifts from the Collection of Sonia and Victor Bauer

Cost: Admission $7.00-$10.00

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


Telephone: 973-971-3705
Contact Name: Maria Gatewood
Website »

More information

Prepare to "see" the invisible during this IMAX that will show you the magic and majesty of the objects, events, and creatures that exist literally all around you, but that you have...

Cost: Varies

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


Telephone: 201-200-1000
Website »

More information

Escape the heat all summer long by going to see one—or more—of Broadway’s numerous kid-friendly musicals. From new favorites like Aladdin, Cinderella, and Matilda to...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Broadway Theatre
729 7th Ave #6
New York, NJ  10019
View map »


Telephone: 212-541-8457
Website »

More information

Don't miss one of the state's largest firemen's festivals, where families can climb aboard a real fire truck, as well as rides like the Zipper, Rainbow, Wipeout, a large ferris...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fair Haven Fire Department
645 River Rd
Fair Haven, NJ
View map »


Telephone: 732-747-9199
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Start your Wednesday in the woods with a relaxing bird walk at Tenafly Nature Center. Join a Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educator to walk the trails and look for birds. Beginners welcome....

Cost: Members FREE/Non-members $5

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Avenue
Tenafly, NJ  07670
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Gymnastics classes for ages 1.5 to 18 year old. Come join the fun! 4 Full Scale Locations in: - Roselle Park (1) - Garwood (1) - Westfield (2)

Cost: $35 +

Where:
, NJ


Telephone: 908-789-3392
Website »

More information

Inspired by the top-rated PBS KIDS® TV series, Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog transports visitors to Birdwell Island. Young guests engage in rich educational content that...

Cost: Free with paid admission

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

More information

As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
View map »


Telephone: (908) 497-1500
Website »

More information

Spring classes take place from April-June for children and adults at all levels and in a broad range of media. Classes are also available for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other...

Cost: varies

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
View map »

More information

As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of West Windsor
217 Clarksville Rd
Village Square Center
West Windsor, NJ  08550
View map »


Telephone: (609) 799-7776
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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All students experience learning losses when they do not participate in educational activities during the summer. Most lose about two months of grade level equivalency in math skills over the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Essex County College Siegler Hall
303 University Avenue
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: United Way of Essex and West Hudson
Telephone: 973-624-8300
Contact Name: Catherine Wilson
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Hadrosaurus returns to New Jersey just in time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its designation by the State Legislature as the official dinosaur of New Jersey! As the world’s first nearly...

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Play with a giant Rubik's Cube, marvel at the robots that can solve the Rubik's Cube faster than humans, and study artifacts that show the invention of the original Rubik's Cube in...

Cost: Adult $19.75; children $14.75

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Kayla's Creative Art Studio will be running a children’s art camp this summer starting on June 23, 2014 through August 29, 2014. We will offer two sessions each day: The morning...

Cost: $45 per day or $210 per week

Where:
Kayla's Creative Art Studio
629 Springfield Ave
Berkeley Heights, NJ  07922
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Telephone: 908-516-2670
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The Janice Garbolino Memorial 5K Walk/Run event supports the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program, a physical activity and wellness program for cancer survivors. Join us on Saturday September 20th in...

Cost: $25 through noon 9/19 and $30 onsite registration

Where:
Lakeview School
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ


Telephone: 732-548-2044
Contact Name: Beth Helsby
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Bon Voyage: 200 Years of Luxury Travel brings to life several trips which the Livingston and Kean families took between 1780 and 1950. With the help of personal diaries and letters from family...

Cost: $6 - $10

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum
Telephone: 908-527-0400
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Summer Sewing- August 25th-29th 10:00-12:00 $250/week ages 7+ up Learn how to use a machine, hand sew, grade a pattern and make some really beautiful summer fashions. Projects may include a...

Cost: $250

Where:
Parteaz
1860 Springfield Ave.
maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Parteaz
Telephone: 973-447-0616
Contact Name: Susan Donlan
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Featuring works by New Jersey-based artists, tThis show will include a range of artistic processes—exploring color, form and material, and will exhibit a variety of site-specific works,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-596-6550
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Express Yourself Studios offers a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning workshop 10am-12pm (on the hour)for toddlers. Children ages 2-5 are invited to play with paint, pinch...

Cost: $20/child per session

Where:
Express Yourself Studios
1877 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Express Yourself Studios
Telephone: 973-763-5256
Contact Name: Simone
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The dinosaurs are back, and this summer, they’re bigger and badder than ever. Head to the Bronx Zoo for a prehistoric day of (animatronic) dino encounters, fossil digging, and more, plus...

Cost: $5.00; $3/Member

Where:
The Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY  10460
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Telephone: 718-220-5100
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Could you survive as a wild animal living among the streets, sidewalks and sewer pipes of the urban jungle? Find out at Wildlife Challenge. You’ll crawl, climb and claw your way through...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Learn how to use a machine, hand sew, grade a pattern and make some really beautiful summer fashions. Projects may include a skirt & matching headband, Class limited to 4 participants....

Cost: $250

Where:
Parteaz
1860 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Parteaz
Telephone: 973-447-0616
Contact Name: susan donlan
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This August and September there is lots to do for families at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum (MHHM). The popular “Lunch with the Librarian” returns to the museum garden every Wednesday,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Ave
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
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Bring a chair or blanket and lunch and enjoy stories, courtesy of the Morristown and Morris Township Library. If the weather is extremely hot or rainy, the program will be moved inside the Museum

Cost: Free

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: 973 538 2404
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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Wristband Day on PIER RIDES Ride all the rides except Skyscraper, & Go Karts (Excludes holidays) for $18 from 12noon till 6pm Bonus: $5 per Rider on the Go-Karts, $10 per Rider on the Skyscraper...

Cost: $18

Where:
Casino Pier
800 Ocean Terrace
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751
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Lot's of fun Children’s Activities Available: Pony Rides, Moon Bounce, Wagon Train Rides, Corn Kingdom, Scenic Farm Hayrides, Visit and Feed Our Friendly Farm Animals (free, Stop By Our Bunny Run...

Cost: various options - see website for details

Where:
Alstede Farms
84 County Route 513 South
(across the street from 1 Chesterfield Drive)
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Gymnastics classes for ages 1.5 to 18 year old. Come join the fun! 4 Full Scale Locations in: - Roselle Park (1) - Garwood (1) - Westfield (2)

Cost: $35 +

Where:
, NJ


Telephone: 908-789-3392
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“Made in New Jersey: A Celebration of Decorative and Fine Arts” is currently on display in the second floor gallery at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum (MHHM). The exhibit honors the 350th New...

Cost: Adults $8; Seniors & Students $6; Children 6 – 12 $4. Members/children < 5 free

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Ave.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood

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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Summit
545 Morris Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Telephone: (908) 608-9400
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
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Macculloch Hall Historical Museum participates this summer in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more...

Cost: Free for Military Members and up to five family members

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: (973) 538-2404 x 10
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of West Windsor
217 Clarksville Rd
Village Square Center
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Telephone: (609) 799-7776
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Explore the excitement of electricity with singing Tesla coils, robotic drums, and wireless illumination. Twin, solid-state, one-million-volt Tesla coils produce bursts of musical lightning right...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
, NJ

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The program will begin with an exploration of shapes: Are the Moon and its orbit round like a ball, or more like a pancake shape? Play connect-the -dots with the stars to find triangles, squares...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Enjoy story time as we learn about the stars and planets.

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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July 7, 2014 Fall Registration Opens Early registration is now open for Fall Classes and Workshops for all ages. Sign up today for studio art classes in painting, drawing, ceramics, jewelry...

Cost: Varied

Where:
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
68 Elm Street
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
Telephone: 908.273.9121
Contact Name: Anne Ortengren
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Get your locally Newark-grown produce every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4:00pm - 6:30pm at the Greater Newark Conservancy and support our efforts in promoting community gardening and...

Cost: Prices for produce vary

Where:
Greater Newark Conservancy
32 Prince Street
Newark , NJ  07103
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Sponsor: Greater Newark Conservancy
Telephone: (973) 642-4646
Contact Name: Michele Robinson
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When the temperatures are cooler and the work day is over, come on over to the zoo for some summertime extended hours.

Cost: Regular Admission

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Telephone: 973-731-5800
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Come to the museum every Wednesday evening for a free outdoor concert and gourmet food trucks.

Cost: Free

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road
Cherry Hill, NJ
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Telephone: 856-424-1233
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PowerZone invites your family to participate and learn about youth and junior programs at our open house. Refer to the website for pre- registration to the free clinics and event listings....

Cost: FREE

Where:
PowerZone Volleyball Center
3 Luger Rd
Denville, NJ
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Sponsor: PowerZone
Telephone: 973-983-8208
Contact Name: Zach Slotter
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Vam Art Inc. Is pleased to announce the opening of it's 6th major Contemporary Art Show titled "Continuum 2014" The show will highlight about twenty outstanding pieces of artwork from fine talented...

Cost: FREE

Where:
15 Station Place
Metuchen , NJ  08840


Sponsor: Vam Art Inc.
Telephone: 732-310-8267
Contact Name: Kenia
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Journey to a far off kingdom for this musical adaptation of the timeless classic Sleeping Beauty. What's the best way to wake up a sleeping princess? Only a kiss from her one true love of...

Cost: $10

Where:
Bengal Auditorium @ Barnegat High School
180 Bengal Blvd
Barnegat, NJ  08005
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Sponsor: Ocean Professional Theatre Company
Telephone: 609-312-8306
Contact Name: Box Office
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Enjoy an evening of bingo, trivia, and name that tune, hosted by local kids' favorite DJ Josh.

Cost: Free

Where:
Molly Maguire's GastroPub
132 East River Rd
Rumson, NJ  07760
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Telephone: (732) 530-2882
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Held at the Jenkinson's Inlet Stage every Wednesday at 7:30pm, the Jenkinson's Music Festival showcases different acts every week. Come join the fun! June 25 - Opening Concert July...

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ


Telephone: 732-892-0600
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Head on over to Flood's Hill to watch a movie under the stars. The movie shown will change weekly.

Cost: Free

Where:
Meadowland Park
70 North Ridgewood Road
South Orange, NJ
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Telephone: 973-313-2787
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This exhibition features over 50 examples of comtemporary pottery, created by American Indian Potters, all recent gifts from the Collection of Sonia and Victor Bauer

Cost: Admission $7.00-$10.00

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3705
Contact Name: Maria Gatewood
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Prepare to "see" the invisible during this IMAX that will show you the magic and majesty of the objects, events, and creatures that exist literally all around you, but that you have...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Journey to a world where anything is possible in Cirque du Soleil's latest production, featuring vibrant sets, fantastical adventures, and unbelieveable stunts.  Wed Aug 27 •...

Cost: $40-145

Where:
Prudential Center
25 Lafayette St
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-757-6000
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Don't miss one of the state's largest firemen's festivals, where families can climb aboard a real fire truck, as well as rides like the Zipper, Rainbow, Wipeout, a large ferris...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fair Haven Fire Department
645 River Rd
Fair Haven, NJ
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Telephone: 732-747-9199
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The creation of the first Rutgers Junior Knights Dance Team is for dancers and cheerleaders from ages 8 - 18. There are two groups divided by age. The Jr. Preps are ages 8 to12 and the Jr. Pros...

Cost: $150 Registration Fee

Where:
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ


Sponsor: The Junior Knights Dance Team
Telephone: 732.341.1765
Contact Name: Lou Jacobs
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Meet giant half-ton tortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt from their noses. Dance with tropical albatrosses and hunt fishes with the colorful blue-footed boobies. Dive into the ocean...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Escape the heat all summer long by going to see one—or more—of Broadway’s numerous kid-friendly musicals. From new favorites like Aladdin, Cinderella, and Matilda to...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Broadway Theatre
729 7th Ave #6
New York, NJ  10019
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Telephone: 212-541-8457
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Gymnastics classes for ages 1.5 to 18 year old. Come join the fun! 4 Full Scale Locations in: - Roselle Park (1) - Garwood (1) - Westfield (2)

Cost: $35 +

Where:
, NJ


Telephone: 908-789-3392
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
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Hadrosaurus returns to New Jersey just in time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its designation by the State Legislature as the official dinosaur of New Jersey! As the world’s first nearly...

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Spring classes take place from April-June for children and adults at all levels and in a broad range of media. Classes are also available for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other...

Cost: varies

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Play with a giant Rubik's Cube, marvel at the robots that can solve the Rubik's Cube faster than humans, and study artifacts that show the invention of the original Rubik's Cube in...

Cost: Adult $19.75; children $14.75

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Inspired by the top-rated PBS KIDS® TV series, Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog transports visitors to Birdwell Island. Young guests engage in rich educational content that...

Cost: Free with paid admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of West Windsor
217 Clarksville Rd
Village Square Center
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Telephone: (609) 799-7776
Website »

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The Janice Garbolino Memorial 5K Walk/Run event supports the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program, a physical activity and wellness program for cancer survivors. Join us on Saturday September 20th in...

Cost: $25 through noon 9/19 and $30 onsite registration

Where:
Lakeview School
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ


Telephone: 732-548-2044
Contact Name: Beth Helsby
Website »

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Kayla's Creative Art Studio will be running a children’s art camp this summer starting on June 23, 2014 through August 29, 2014. We will offer two sessions each day: The morning...

Cost: $45 per day or $210 per week

Where:
Kayla's Creative Art Studio
629 Springfield Ave
Berkeley Heights, NJ  07922
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Telephone: 908-516-2670
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Summer Sewing- August 25th-29th 10:00-12:00 $250/week ages 7+ up Learn how to use a machine, hand sew, grade a pattern and make some really beautiful summer fashions. Projects may include a...

Cost: $250

Where:
Parteaz
1860 Springfield Ave.
maplewood, NJ  07040
View map »


Sponsor: Parteaz
Telephone: 973-447-0616
Contact Name: Susan Donlan
Website »

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Featuring works by New Jersey-based artists, tThis show will include a range of artistic processes—exploring color, form and material, and will exhibit a variety of site-specific works,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-596-6550
Website »

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Learn how to use a machine, hand sew, grade a pattern and make some really beautiful summer fashions. Projects may include a skirt & matching headband, Class limited to 4 participants....

Cost: $250

Where:
Parteaz
1860 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Parteaz
Telephone: 973-447-0616
Contact Name: susan donlan
Website »

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The dinosaurs are back, and this summer, they’re bigger and badder than ever. Head to the Bronx Zoo for a prehistoric day of (animatronic) dino encounters, fossil digging, and more, plus...

Cost: $5.00; $3/Member

Where:
The Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY  10460
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Telephone: 718-220-5100
Website »

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Express Yourself Studios offers a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning workshop 10am-12pm (on the hour)for toddlers. Children ages 2-5 are invited to play with paint, pinch...

Cost: $20/child per session

Where:
Express Yourself Studios
1877 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
View map »


Sponsor: Express Yourself Studios
Telephone: 973-763-5256
Contact Name: Simone
Website »

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Could you survive as a wild animal living among the streets, sidewalks and sewer pipes of the urban jungle? Find out at Wildlife Challenge. You’ll crawl, climb and claw your way through...

Cost: Free with admission

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


Telephone: 201-200-1000
Website »

More information

Bon Voyage: 200 Years of Luxury Travel brings to life several trips which the Livingston and Kean families took between 1780 and 1950. With the help of personal diaries and letters from family...

Cost: $6 - $10

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum
Telephone: 908-527-0400
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A weekly farmer's market will take place every Thursday, featuring New Jersey-fresh produce, meat, and poultry. Food trucks will also be on hand to sell lunch.

Cost: Free

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum
Telephone: 908-527-0400
Contact Name: Bill Schroh
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In this unique tour, children and their parents will view the museum through the eyes of its youngest former occupants: the children who inhabited Liberty Hall over the past 240 years. History...

Cost: $8-10

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum
Telephone: 908-527-0400
Contact Name: Bill Schroh
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Support local farmers and get your Newark-grown produce every Thursday at the PSE&G Plaza Farmer's Market from 11:00am - 2:00pm. For more information, contact the Greater Newark Conservancy at...

Cost: Prices for produce vary

Where:
PSE&G Plaza
80 Park Plaza
Newark , NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Greater Newark Conservancy
Telephone: (973) 642-4646
Contact Name: Michele Robinson
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Gymnastics classes for ages 1.5 to 18 year old. Come join the fun! 4 Full Scale Locations in: - Roselle Park (1) - Garwood (1) - Westfield (2)

Cost: $35 +

Where:
, NJ


Telephone: 908-789-3392
Website »

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Macculloch Hall Historical Museum participates this summer in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more...

Cost: Free for Military Members and up to five family members

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: (973) 538-2404 x 10
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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Make art on the waterfront at Hudson River Park! CMA is bringing a wide variety of free hands-on art making activities to Pier 25 every Tuesday and Thursday throughout July and August in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hudson River Park
Pier 25 at North Moore St.
Tribeca, NY  10013
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Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts
Telephone: 212-274-0986
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“Made in New Jersey: A Celebration of Decorative and Fine Arts” is currently on display in the second floor gallery at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum (MHHM). The exhibit honors the 350th New...

Cost: Adults $8; Seniors & Students $6; Children 6 – 12 $4. Members/children < 5 free

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Ave.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood

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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
View map »


Telephone: (908) 497-1500
Website »

More information

As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of West Windsor
217 Clarksville Rd
Village Square Center
West Windsor, NJ  08550
View map »


Telephone: (609) 799-7776
Website »

More information

As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Summit
545 Morris Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
View map »


Telephone: (908) 608-9400
Website »

More information

As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
View map »


Telephone: (908) 497-1500
Website »

More information

Explore the excitement of electricity with singing Tesla coils, robotic drums, and wireless illumination. Twin, solid-state, one-million-volt Tesla coils produce bursts of musical lightning right...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
, NJ

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A family from another star system is seeking the perfect vacation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known dwarf planet; sail through the rings of Saturn; avoid Jupiter's lightning...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Features songs by a variety of artists including LMFAO, One Direction, and Black Eyed Peas.

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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July 7, 2014 Fall Registration Opens Early registration is now open for Fall Classes and Workshops for all ages. Sign up today for studio art classes in painting, drawing, ceramics, jewelry...

Cost: Varied

Where:
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
68 Elm Street
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
Telephone: 908.273.9121
Contact Name: Anne Ortengren
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Get your locally Newark-grown produce every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4:00pm - 6:30pm at the Greater Newark Conservancy and support our efforts in promoting community gardening and...

Cost: Prices for produce vary

Where:
Greater Newark Conservancy
32 Prince Street
Newark , NJ  07103
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Sponsor: Greater Newark Conservancy
Telephone: (973) 642-4646
Contact Name: Michele Robinson
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Vam Art Inc. Is pleased to announce the opening of it's 6th major Contemporary Art Show titled "Continuum 2014" The show will highlight about twenty outstanding pieces of artwork from fine talented...

Cost: FREE

Where:
15 Station Place
Metuchen , NJ  08840


Sponsor: Vam Art Inc.
Telephone: 732-310-8267
Contact Name: Kenia
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See rock legends Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo live at the State Theatre! Hits include “Hit Me with Your Best Shot,” “Love is a Battlefield," "Heartbreaker," "We Belong," "Invincible," and...

Cost: $35-85

Where:
State Theatre
15 Livingston Avenue
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 732-246-7469
Contact Name: Kelly Blithe
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Midnight Madness on PIER RIDES Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9pm until midnight $18 for Unlimited Pier Rides *Does not include the Go-Karts and Skyscraper . Excludes Holidays

Cost: $18

Where:
Casino Pier
800 Ocean Terrace
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751
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The creation of the first Rutgers Junior Knights Dance Team is for dancers and cheerleaders from ages 8 - 18. There are two groups divided by age. The Jr. Preps are ages 8 to12 and the Jr. Pros...

Cost: $150 Registration Fee

Where:
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ


Sponsor: The Junior Knights Dance Team
Telephone: 732.341.1765
Contact Name: Lou Jacobs
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Don't miss one of the state's largest firemen's festivals, where families can climb aboard a real fire truck, as well as rides like the Zipper, Rainbow, Wipeout, a large ferris...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fair Haven Fire Department
645 River Rd
Fair Haven, NJ
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Telephone: 732-747-9199
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Prepare to "see" the invisible during this IMAX that will show you the magic and majesty of the objects, events, and creatures that exist literally all around you, but that you have...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Escape the heat all summer long by going to see one—or more—of Broadway’s numerous kid-friendly musicals. From new favorites like Aladdin, Cinderella, and Matilda to...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Broadway Theatre
729 7th Ave #6
New York, NJ  10019
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Telephone: 212-541-8457
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Journey to a world where anything is possible in Cirque du Soleil's latest production, featuring vibrant sets, fantastical adventures, and unbelieveable stunts.  Wed Aug 27 •...

Cost: $40-145

Where:
Prudential Center
25 Lafayette St
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-757-6000
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This exhibition features over 50 examples of comtemporary pottery, created by American Indian Potters, all recent gifts from the Collection of Sonia and Victor Bauer

Cost: Admission $7.00-$10.00

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3705
Contact Name: Maria Gatewood
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Meet giant half-ton tortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt from their noses. Dance with tropical albatrosses and hunt fishes with the colorful blue-footed boobies. Dive into the ocean...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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The Summer Triangle dominates the evening skies this season. Mars and Saturn are also visible. Join us on Friday evenings throughout the summer to learn what stars and constellations are visible...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Gymnastics classes for ages 1.5 to 18 year old. Come join the fun! 4 Full Scale Locations in: - Roselle Park (1) - Garwood (1) - Westfield (2)

Cost: $35 +

Where:
, NJ


Telephone: 908-789-3392
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of West Windsor
217 Clarksville Rd
Village Square Center
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Telephone: (609) 799-7776
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Hadrosaurus returns to New Jersey just in time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its designation by the State Legislature as the official dinosaur of New Jersey! As the world’s first nearly...

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
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Spring classes take place from April-June for children and adults at all levels and in a broad range of media. Classes are also available for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other...

Cost: varies

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Free Try It Classes! 9AM Frozen Ballet Fun ages 3-5 9:30AM Ballet/Hip Hop combo ages 3-5 10AM Musical Theater/Jazz ages 6-9 10:30AM Hip Hop ages 6-9 At open house you can: learn about our dance,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kick Dance Studios
62 Carton Street
Rumson, NJ  07760
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Sponsor: Kick Dance Studios
Telephone: 732-383-5301
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Inspired by the top-rated PBS KIDS® TV series, Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog transports visitors to Birdwell Island. Young guests engage in rich educational content that...

Cost: Free with paid admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Play with a giant Rubik's Cube, marvel at the robots that can solve the Rubik's Cube faster than humans, and study artifacts that show the invention of the original Rubik's Cube in...

Cost: Adult $19.75; children $14.75

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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The Janice Garbolino Memorial 5K Walk/Run event supports the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program, a physical activity and wellness program for cancer survivors. Join us on Saturday September 20th in...

Cost: $25 through noon 9/19 and $30 onsite registration

Where:
Lakeview School
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ


Telephone: 732-548-2044
Contact Name: Beth Helsby
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Kayla's Creative Art Studio will be running a children’s art camp this summer starting on June 23, 2014 through August 29, 2014. We will offer two sessions each day: The morning...

Cost: $45 per day or $210 per week

Where:
Kayla's Creative Art Studio
629 Springfield Ave
Berkeley Heights, NJ  07922
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Telephone: 908-516-2670
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Featuring works by New Jersey-based artists, tThis show will include a range of artistic processes—exploring color, form and material, and will exhibit a variety of site-specific works,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-596-6550
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Could you survive as a wild animal living among the streets, sidewalks and sewer pipes of the urban jungle? Find out at Wildlife Challenge. You’ll crawl, climb and claw your way through...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Learn how to use a machine, hand sew, grade a pattern and make some really beautiful summer fashions. Projects may include a skirt & matching headband, Class limited to 4 participants....

Cost: $250

Where:
Parteaz
1860 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Parteaz
Telephone: 973-447-0616
Contact Name: susan donlan
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Express Yourself Studios offers a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning workshop 10am-12pm (on the hour)for toddlers. Children ages 2-5 are invited to play with paint, pinch...

Cost: $20/child per session

Where:
Express Yourself Studios
1877 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Express Yourself Studios
Telephone: 973-763-5256
Contact Name: Simone
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Summer Sewing- August 25th-29th 10:00-12:00 $250/week ages 7+ up Learn how to use a machine, hand sew, grade a pattern and make some really beautiful summer fashions. Projects may include a...

Cost: $250

Where:
Parteaz
1860 Springfield Ave.
maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Parteaz
Telephone: 973-447-0616
Contact Name: Susan Donlan
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The dinosaurs are back, and this summer, they’re bigger and badder than ever. Head to the Bronx Zoo for a prehistoric day of (animatronic) dino encounters, fossil digging, and more, plus...

Cost: $5.00; $3/Member

Where:
The Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY  10460
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Telephone: 718-220-5100
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Bon Voyage: 200 Years of Luxury Travel brings to life several trips which the Livingston and Kean families took between 1780 and 1950. With the help of personal diaries and letters from family...

Cost: $6 - $10

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum
Telephone: 908-527-0400
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On Friday, the special Labor Day Weekend fireworks show will begin at 10:00 p.m. on the beach at Pine Avenue.  On Saturday night there’s a concert under the stars at the Lou Booth...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 1-800-992-9732
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Learning the ABC’s of kindergarten with a one-hour program to help you and your child prepare for this next big step. Q & A, story-telling, and crafts will take place. 

Cost: $3

Where:
Museum of Early Trades and Crafts
9 Main Sy.
Madison, NJ  07940
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Telephone: 973-377-2982 x12
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Learning the ABC’s of kindergarten with a one-hour program to help you and your child prepare for this next big step. Q & A, story-telling, and crafts will take place. 

Cost: $3

Where:
Museum of Early Trades and Crafts
9 Main Sy.
Madison, NJ  07940
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Telephone: 973-377-2982 x12
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The exhibition features more than 40 of Parker’s original drawings for the books “Bugs” (1987) and “Frogs, Toads, Lizards, and Salamanders” (1990). Flying, jumping, crawling animals...

Cost: Free-$6

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 848-932-7237
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Lot's of fun Children’s Activities Available: Pony Rides, Moon Bounce, Wagon Train Rides, Corn Kingdom, Scenic Farm Hayrides, Visit and Feed Our Friendly Farm Animals (free, Stop By Our Bunny Run...

Cost: various options - see website for details

Where:
Alstede Farms
84 County Route 513 South
(across the street from 1 Chesterfield Drive)
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Journey Through Our Giant Corn Maze, Pick Your Own Activities: apples, pumpkins and lots more! Climb Our Giant Hay Pyramid, Crawl Through Our Long Hay Tunnel (kids just love this!), Visit and...

Cost: varies, see website

Where:
GPS: across fr 1 Chesterfield Dr. Chester NJ 07930
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Corner 84 County Rt. 513 S. (Old Route 24)
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Gymnastics classes for ages 1.5 to 18 year old. Come join the fun! 4 Full Scale Locations in: - Roselle Park (1) - Garwood (1) - Westfield (2)

Cost: $35 +

Where:
, NJ


Telephone: 908-789-3392
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Mom/Dad & Me Yoga is a great class where you can create, stretch, & relax with your child while developing inner peace, strength, and flexibility. We invite you to join us for Mom/Dad & Me...

Cost: 12

Where:
Let's Dance Studios
855 Arnold Ave.
Pt. Pleasant, NJ  08742
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Sponsor: Seashore Healing
Telephone: (732) 618-4997
Contact Name: Maggie
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Summit
545 Morris Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Telephone: (908) 608-9400
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

Cost: $40 for Members; $45 for Non-Members

Where:
The Little Gym of West Windsor
217 Clarksville Rd
Village Square Center
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Telephone: (609) 799-7776
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Explore the excitement of electricity with singing Tesla coils, robotic drums, and wireless illumination. Twin, solid-state, one-million-volt Tesla coils produce bursts of musical lightning right...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
, NJ

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The live tour of Nickelodeon’s supergroup for preschoolers makes its only New Jersey appearance at NJPAC! The Fresh Beat Band – Kiki (Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer), Shout (Thomas Hobson), Marina (Tara...

Cost: $29.50- $79.50

Where:
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Prudential Hall
1 Center St
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Telephone: 188-846-65722
Contact Name: Josh Balber
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Friday, August 29, 2014, 2PM & 6PM $29.50 - $79.50 http://www.njpac.org/events/detail/the-fresh-beat-band Tickets available at: or www.NJPAC.org or 
 Box Office 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722)...

Cost: $29.50 - $79.50

Where:
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
One Center Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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July 7, 2014 Fall Registration Opens Early registration is now open for Fall Classes and Workshops for all ages. Sign up today for studio art classes in painting, drawing, ceramics, jewelry...

Cost: Varied

Where:
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
68 Elm Street
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
Telephone: 908.273.9121
Contact Name: Anne Ortengren
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For live music, pony and hay rides, games, food prepared with the farm's fresh ingredients and sprinklers (grab your bathing suit!), head to Donaldson Farms.

Cost: Free

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Road
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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Parents, you can drop off your kids and enjoy an evening out, or stay and watch your kids climb to the top. Children will have the opportunity to start climbing or continue their love for...

Cost: $15/child, includes harness

Where:
Elite Climbing
67 Old Kings Highway
Maple Shade, NJ  08052
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Telephone: 856-273-1370
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Parents, you can drop off your kids and enjoy an evening out or stay and watch your kids climb to the top. Children will have the opportunity to start climbing or continue their love for...

Cost: $15

Where:
Elite Climbing
67 Old Kings Highway
Maple Shade, NJ  08052
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Telephone: 856-273-1370
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Vam Art Inc. Is pleased to announce the opening of it's 6th major Contemporary Art Show titled "Continuum 2014" The show will highlight about twenty outstanding pieces of artwork from fine talented...

Cost: FREE

Where:
15 Station Place
Metuchen , NJ  08840


Sponsor: Vam Art Inc.
Telephone: 732-310-8267
Contact Name: Kenia
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"Black Holes" takes audience members on a journey through one of the most mystifying, awe-inspiring phenomena in the universe: a black hole. Take a virtual tour through space and explore the...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Come see the Trenton Thunder take on the Reading Fightin Phils! The first 2,000 people ages 14 and over will receive Player TBD Statues thanks to Verizon Wireless.

Cost: $10-$13

Where:
Arm & Hammer Park
1 Thunder Road
Trenton, NJ  08611
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Telephone: 609-394-3300
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The first day of a three-day uke festival! For more information, please go to www.folkproject.org. Free parking; wheelchair accessible.

Cost: See website

Where:
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship
21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 908-229-1214
Contact Name: Scooter Ferguson
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One of the many activities sponsored by The Folk Project. Held virtually every Friday evening, except around Christmas and when we're at Getaway. Second Friday is usually Open Stage. Evening...

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

Cost: $17.95-24.95

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schank Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Telephone: 732-577-8200
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Experience the awesome sounds of "Comfortably Numb", "Time", and "Another Brick in the Wall" as lasers dance on the dome overhead.

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Who needs a movie theater when you have the beach? Come down to Jenkinson's Pavilion Beach every Friday night in the summer for family-friendly film favorites! SCHEDULE June 27th -...

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ


Telephone: 732-892-0600
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Don't miss one of the state's largest firemen's festivals, where families can climb aboard a real fire truck, as well as rides like the Zipper, Rainbow, Wipeout, a large ferris...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fair Haven Fire Department
645 River Rd
Fair Haven, NJ
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Telephone: 732-747-9199
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Come and meet Snow White, her sister Rose Red, a mysterious gypsy woman, seven silly little friends and of course, The Wicked Queen. Will there be a happy ending? We'll have to wait for the...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ  08560
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Telephone: 609-737-0609
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Enjoy nightly live music, rides, games, and great, Italian favorites, like pizza, pasta, zeppoles, clams, mussels, and calzones. Fri-Sun: 4:30-10:30 pm Mon: 3:30 am-9:30 pm

Cost: Free

Where:
St. Bartholomew Church
2032 Westfield Ave.
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Telephone: 908-322-5192
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Prepare to "see" the invisible during this IMAX that will show you the magic and majesty of the objects, events, and creatures that exist literally all around you, but that you have...

Cost: Varies

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


Telephone: 201-200-1000
Website »

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This exhibition features over 50 examples of comtemporary pottery, created by American Indian Potters, all recent gifts from the Collection of Sonia and Victor Bauer

Cost: Admission $7.00-$10.00

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3705
Contact Name: Maria Gatewood
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Escape the heat all summer long by going to see one—or more—of Broadway’s numerous kid-friendly musicals. From new favorites like Aladdin, Cinderella, and Matilda to...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Broadway Theatre
729 7th Ave #6
New York, NJ  10019
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Telephone: 212-541-8457
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Journey to a world where anything is possible in Cirque du Soleil's latest production, featuring vibrant sets, fantastical adventures, and unbelieveable stunts.  Wed Aug 27 •...

Cost: $40-145

Where:
Prudential Center
25 Lafayette St
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-757-6000
Website »

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The creation of the first Rutgers Junior Knights Dance Team is for dancers and cheerleaders from ages 8 - 18. There are two groups divided by age. The Jr. Preps are ages 8 to12 and the Jr. Pros...

Cost: $150 Registration Fee

Where:
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ


Sponsor: The Junior Knights Dance Team
Telephone: 732.341.1765
Contact Name: Lou Jacobs
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Meet giant half-ton tortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt from their noses. Dance with tropical albatrosses and hunt fishes with the colorful blue-footed boobies. Dive into the ocean...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Celebrate the 100th anniversary of St. Joseph's Feast at this fair. 

Cost: Free

Where:
St Joseph Church
40 Spring Street
Lodi, NJ  07644
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Telephone: (973) 779-0643
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Monthly Seminar for first time home buyers. Bring all of your questions about the process of purchasing a home. I can also be reached via email kcharne@jerseymortgage.com

Cost: Free

Where:
All of NJ
, NJ


Sponsor: Kimberly Charne, Jersey Mortgage Company
Telephone: 917-968-9823
Contact Name: Kimberly Charne
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The Color Run is coming back to Central Jersey, NJ on August 30th, 2014 as part of the Kaleidoscope Tour! The only question is, Are you ready for the craziest, colorful, 5k of your life? You bet...

Cost: $50-55

Where:
Raceway Park
230 Pension Rd.
Englishtown, NJ  07726
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Gymnastics classes for ages 1.5 to 18 year old. Come join the fun! 4 Full Scale Locations in: - Roselle Park (1) - Garwood (1) - Westfield (2)

Cost: $35 +

Where:
, NJ


Telephone: 908-789-3392
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*** www.ww5k.com *** On SATURDAY AUGUST 30 more than 2,000 people will be running and walking in downtown Morristown to fight dirty water. Today, 1 in 9 people do not have access to clean water....

Cost: $35 - $50

Where:
Pioneer Park
3 Speedwell Ave
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Liquid Church
Telephone: 973-348-9876
Contact Name: Janet Saulter-Hemmer
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. Theme and prizes change monthly. Enjoy a...

Cost: $10 per family

Where:
The Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: The Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Play with a giant Rubik's Cube, marvel at the robots that can solve the Rubik's Cube faster than humans, and study artifacts that show the invention of the original Rubik's Cube in...

Cost: Adult $19.75; children $14.75

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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West Windsor Community Farmers Market Events through June 2014 West Windsor, NJ, May 22, 2014 —Please visit www.westwindsorfarmersmarket.org for up to date weekly events and our complete farm...

Cost: free

Where:
Vaughn Drive Parking Lot
Vaughn Drive Commuter Parking Lot at the Princeton Junction Train Station
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Sponsor: West Windsor Community Farmers Market
Telephone: 609-933-4452
Contact Name: Chris Cirkus
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Inspired by the top-rated PBS KIDS® TV series, Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog transports visitors to Birdwell Island. Young guests engage in rich educational content that...

Cost: Free with paid admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Spring classes take place from April-June for children and adults at all levels and in a broad range of media. Classes are also available for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other...

Cost: varies

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Hadrosaurus returns to New Jersey just in time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its designation by the State Legislature as the official dinosaur of New Jersey! As the world’s first nearly...

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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The Janice Garbolino Memorial 5K Walk/Run event supports the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program, a physical activity and wellness program for cancer survivors. Join us on Saturday September 20th in...

Cost: $25 through noon 9/19 and $30 onsite registration

Where:
Lakeview School
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ


Telephone: 732-548-2044
Contact Name: Beth Helsby
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Opening Aug. 30th to commenmorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Martha, the very last passenger pigeon. The exhibt explores the extinction passenger pigeons, a species that numbered in the...

Cost: Suggested admission $5 for adults

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton , NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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On Friday, the special Labor Day Weekend fireworks show will begin at 10:00 p.m. on the beach at Pine Avenue.  On Saturday night there’s a concert under the stars at the Lou Booth...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 1-800-992-9732
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Head to the farm for tons of fall fun, including pony rides, a moon bounce, wagon train rides, a corn maze, and more.

Cost: Varies

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Chesterfield Drive
Chester, NJ  07930
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Telephone: 908-879-7189
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2nd Annual Worthy Women's Entrepreneurial Expo - Product Vendors Being Selected On Saturday, June 14th, Saturday July 19th & Saturday, August 30th, Lions Vision Productions in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Su,per Stop & Shop of Union
1201 Stuyvesant Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Lions Vision Productions
Telephone: 908-858-5159
Contact Name: LaTia
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The dinosaurs are back, and this summer, they’re bigger and badder than ever. Head to the Bronx Zoo for a prehistoric day of (animatronic) dino encounters, fossil digging, and more, plus...

Cost: $5.00; $3/Member

Where:
The Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY  10460
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Telephone: 718-220-5100
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Featuring works by New Jersey-based artists, tThis show will include a range of artistic processes—exploring color, form and material, and will exhibit a variety of site-specific works,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-596-6550
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Come Learn about C.S.A. (Community Supported Agriculture) FREE INFO-CHILDREN WELCOME Come learn about the sorting process, and about Non-GMO organic choices for you and your family! ORGANIC...

Cost: COME FOR FREE INFO half share - $26 Full share - $52

Where:
Lincroft NJ
1475 W Front Street
rear building - rear door facing woods
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Sponsor: Purple Dragon Co Op - Lincroft site
Telephone: 732 500 4949
Contact Name: Lori
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Bon Voyage: 200 Years of Luxury Travel brings to life several trips which the Livingston and Kean families took between 1780 and 1950. With the help of personal diaries and letters from family...

Cost: $6 - $10

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum
Telephone: 908-527-0400
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Explore the giant corn maze, pick your own pumpkins, feed farm animals, ride a wagon train and much more.

Cost: $

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Chesterfield Drive
Chester, NJ  07930
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Telephone: 908-879-7189
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Celebrate the wonder of World’s Fairs! Join the New Jersey State Museum for a family fun day. Explore our exciting new exhibit New Jersey on Display: World’s Fairs and the Garden State then...

Cost: Free museum admission; $3 planetarium shows

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Sponsor: New Jersey State Museum
Telephone: 609-292-6310
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Come on out to Liberty State Park and join us for a leisurely stroll as we look for and identify our summer shorebirds. Dress to be outside and bring binoculars if you have them, as we have a...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Liberty State Park
200 Morris Pesin Drive
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty State Park
Telephone: 201-915-3402 x109
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Express Yourself Studios offers a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning workshop 10am-12pm (on the hour)for toddlers. Children ages 2-5 are invited to play with paint, pinch...

Cost: $20/child per session

Where:
Express Yourself Studios
1877 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Express Yourself Studios
Telephone: 973-763-5256
Contact Name: Simone
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Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic! Make a Back to School bookmark!

Cost: Included with General Admission

Where:
Imagine That!!!
4 Vreeland Rd.
Florham Park, NJ  07932
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Telephone: 973-966-8000
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Could you survive as a wild animal living among the streets, sidewalks and sewer pipes of the urban jungle? Find out at Wildlife Challenge. You’ll crawl, climb and claw your way through...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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This year the Indo-American Fair will showcase various items of Indian art, dancing, live entertainment, and much more.

Cost: $2

Where:
Mercer County Park
West Windsor, NJ


Telephone: 609-937-2806
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Foodstock 2014 will feature 10 local and regional bands playing family friendly music. All food collected will be given to Community Foodbank of NJ who will be present. 

Cost: 64 ounces of canned food per person

Where:
Bandshell
Horseshoe Lake Park
Roxbury, NJ  07852
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Sponsor: Sound of Humanity
Contact Name: Larry Salomon
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Participate in a guided art project. Create paintings inspired by famous artists (O’Keeffe, Van Gogh, Warhol, etc.) using a mix of mediums (acrylics, watercolor, and pastels) and other projects...

Cost: $20

Where:
Express Yourself Studios
1877 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Express Yourself Studios
Telephone: 973-763-5256
Contact Name: Simone
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Dates: Every Saturday & Sunday from now until September 28, 2014 (and Holiday Monday: September 1) CMA/Free Arts Island Outpost presents “Dreamscapes”! Visit our Free Art Island Outpost on...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Nolan Park, Governors Island
Outside Buildings 11 & 14 in Nolan Park
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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Lot's of fun Children’s Activities Available: Pony Rides, Moon Bounce, Wagon Train Rides, Corn Kingdom, Scenic Farm Hayrides, Visit and Feed Our Friendly Farm Animals (free, Stop By Our Bunny Run...

Cost: various options - see website for details

Where:
Alstede Farms
84 County Route 513 South
(across the street from 1 Chesterfield Drive)
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Join Express Yourself Studios every Saturday for Pizza and Pottery. Children participate in a fun pottery project creating a functional piece of artwork. Hand-building techniques such as slab,...

Cost: $25 per child Groups of 4 or more $20

Where:
Express Yourself Studios
1877 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Express Yourself Studios
Telephone: 973-763-5256
Contact Name: Simone
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The exhibition features more than 40 of Parker’s original drawings for the books “Bugs” (1987) and “Frogs, Toads, Lizards, and Salamanders” (1990). Flying, jumping, crawling animals...

Cost: Free-$6

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 848-932-7237
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Journey Through Our Giant Corn Maze, Pick Your Own Activities: apples, pumpkins and lots more! Climb Our Giant Hay Pyramid, Crawl Through Our Long Hay Tunnel (kids just love this!), Visit and...

Cost: varies, see website

Where:
GPS: across fr 1 Chesterfield Dr. Chester NJ 07930
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Corner 84 County Rt. 513 S. (Old Route 24)
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Gymnastics classes for ages 1.5 to 18 year old. Come join the fun! 4 Full Scale Locations in: - Roselle Park (1) - Garwood (1) - Westfield (2)

Cost: $35 +

Where:
, NJ


Telephone: 908-789-3392
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Mom/Dad & Me Yoga is a great class where you can create, stretch, & relax with your child while developing inner peace, strength, and flexibility. We invite you to join us for Mom/Dad & Me Ages 5-9...

Cost: 12

Where:
Let's Dance Studios
855 Arnold Ave.
Pt. Pleasant, NJ  08742
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Sponsor: Seashore Healing
Telephone: (732) 618-4997
Contact Name: Maggie
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Explore the excitement of electricity with singing Tesla coils, robotic drums, and wireless illumination. Twin, solid-state, one-million-volt Tesla coils produce bursts of musical lightning right...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
, NJ

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Streams provided an important water supply to farms. With a guide, follow a stream to see where it goes, and what life it sustains.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Road
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-326-7645
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Long before NJ became known for its wineries, another alcoholic beverage was the king of the Garden State. Trace the history of Apple Jack, also known as Jersey Lightning, and how its production...

Cost: $5/adult, $4/senior (65 & up), $3/child (4-16), FREE for children under 4.

Where:
Historic Speedwell
333 Speedwell Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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The Sussex County YMCA will hold a Summer Family Barbecue at White Lake Beach Club, featuring delicious BBQ from the Homestead Rest Restaurant in Sparta. Splash in the lake, play on the...

Cost: $15/adults, $8/child yrs 6-12, free/child yrs 6 and under

Where:
White Lake Beach Club
15 Wits End Dr
Lafayette, NJ  07871
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Sponsor: Sussex County YMCA
Telephone: 973-209-9622
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Hub City Sounds is a FREE performing arts series with events for all tastes, including family audiences! Held at various locations and times throughout New Brunswick, NJ events include: Jazz and...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Various: Boyd Park, State Theatre, Crossroads Thea
Various
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 732.729.0320 x201
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Enjoy pizza and beverages, and make a frame-worthy piece of artwork.

Cost: $25 per person or $20 for 4 or more

Where:
Express Yourself Studios
1877 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Express Yourself Studios
Telephone: 973-763-5256
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Vam Art Inc. Is pleased to announce the opening of it's 6th major Contemporary Art Show titled "Continuum 2014" The show will highlight about twenty outstanding pieces of artwork from fine talented...

Cost: FREE

Where:
15 Station Place
Metuchen , NJ  08840


Sponsor: Vam Art Inc.
Telephone: 732-310-8267
Contact Name: Kenia
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Come downtown all summer long for Highland Park's free outdoor movies! We have a full schedule this summer, so bring some chairs and a blanket and grab some takeout from one of the many...

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Street Highland Park
212 Raritan Avenue
Highland Park, NJ  08904
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Sponsor: Main Street Highland Park
Telephone: 732-828-8444
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Come see the Trenton Thunder take on the Reading Fightin Phils! There will be fireworks after the game

Cost: $10-$13

Where:
Arm & Hammer Park
1 Thunder Road
Trenton, NJ  08611
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Telephone: 609-394-3300
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One of many activities sponsored by The Folk Project. Held the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Dance to caller and live band! Beginners' workshop at 7:30 pm. No partner necessary. This event...

Cost: Adults $10, students $5

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
Parish House
14 Hanover Road
East Hanover, NJ  07936
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-295-6864
Contact Name: Gloria
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Celebrate the 100th anniversary of St. Joseph's Feast at this fair. 

Cost: Free

Where:
St Joseph Church
40 Spring Street
Lodi, NJ  07644
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Telephone: (973) 779-0643
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Meet giant half-ton tortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt from their noses. Dance with tropical albatrosses and hunt fishes with the colorful blue-footed boobies. Dive into the ocean...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Enjoy nightly live music, rides, games, and great, Italian favorites, like pizza, pasta, zeppoles, clams, mussels, and calzones. Fri-Sun: 4:30-10:30 pm Mon: 3:30 am-9:30 pm

Cost: Free

Where:
St. Bartholomew Church
2032 Westfield Ave.
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Telephone: 908-322-5192
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Prepare to "see" the invisible during this IMAX that will show you the magic and majesty of the objects, events, and creatures that exist literally all around you, but that you have...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Journey to a world where anything is possible in Cirque du Soleil's latest production, featuring vibrant sets, fantastical adventures, and unbelieveable stunts.  Wed Aug 27 •...

Cost: $40-145

Where:
Prudential Center
25 Lafayette St
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-757-6000
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The creation of the first Rutgers Junior Knights Dance Team is for dancers and cheerleaders from ages 8 - 18. There are two groups divided by age. The Jr. Preps are ages 8 to12 and the Jr. Pros...

Cost: $150 Registration Fee

Where:
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ


Sponsor: The Junior Knights Dance Team
Telephone: 732.341.1765
Contact Name: Lou Jacobs
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Don't miss one of the state's largest firemen's festivals, where families can climb aboard a real fire truck, as well as rides like the Zipper, Rainbow, Wipeout, a large ferris...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fair Haven Fire Department
645 River Rd
Fair Haven, NJ
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Telephone: 732-747-9199
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This exhibition features over 50 examples of comtemporary pottery, created by American Indian Potters, all recent gifts from the Collection of Sonia and Victor Bauer

Cost: Admission $7.00-$10.00

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3705
Contact Name: Maria Gatewood
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Come and meet Snow White, her sister Rose Red, a mysterious gypsy woman, seven silly little friends and of course, The Wicked Queen. Will there be a happy ending? We'll have to wait for the...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ  08560
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Telephone: 609-737-0609
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Escape the heat all summer long by going to see one—or more—of Broadway’s numerous kid-friendly musicals. From new favorites like Aladdin, Cinderella, and Matilda to...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Broadway Theatre
729 7th Ave #6
New York, NJ  10019
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Telephone: 212-541-8457
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