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Things To Do In NJ This Weekend

Our round-up of the top things to do in NJ this weekend.

Jersey's Best Pizza

From Margherita to Sicilian, calzones to pasta, these spots are the best of the best.

Jersey's Best Diners

Whether you're in the mood for burgers, breakfast, or banana slits, these places got you covered!

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5 Water Toys We Love

Must-have water toys for your summer swim.

Peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots recalled from NJ grocery stores due to possible Listeria contamination

Wawona Packing Co. recalls fresh fruit because of possible health risk.

Basil Peach Pie

This pie changes everything! Using white sugar and a little lemon juice lets its true peachy flavor shine.

10 Signs of an Excellent Preschool

Think your kid is in a great program? The National Association for the Education of Young Children suggests you look for these signs to make sure.

Concentrated Fruit Juice in those Squeezable Fruit Pouches? Yeah, That’s Just Sugar

Here’s the real deal on squeezable blended fruit pouches for kids—and why you may want to lay off.

NJ Beaches are the Second-Cleanest in the Nation

A new study by the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) ranks NJ beaches as the second-best for water quality in the US.

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Win a Summer Getaway at Morey’s Piers!

Find your wild side at Morey’s Piers, declared a summer favorite by New Jersey Family readers!

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5 S'more Recipes

Re-invent a campsite classic this summer with these 5 delicious s'mores recipes!

Splash and Slide at Sahara Sam's Oasis

Sahara Sam's Oasis in West Berlin is a prime summer destination, even on a rainy day.

Explore Grounds for Sculpture

Your family will love discovering 270 whimsical sculptures.

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Happy Days are Here Again

Sunny, Sandy, Summer Days? Is it true? I wonder. Really? At last?

The Greatest Gift You Can Give Your Child

Sometimes, just sometimes, the best gift a parent can give is taking cues from her child about what he wants.

My Daughter Loves Rude Disney Shows, So I Did the Unthinkable (and it's not what you think)

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

A Dressing Room Horror Story

One Mom's hilarious tale of swimsuit shopping

DIY Teacher Gifts

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

10 Things Someone Really Should Have Told Me Sooner

These are some life hacks every mom should know

Playdate Must-Haves

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.

July 2014

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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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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The exhibit includes hands-on, interactive stations that invite exploration of nano phenomena and real world applications and implications. This 400-square foot traveling exhibition was created...

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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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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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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New Jersey on Display explores the Garden State’s participation in world’s fairs between 1876 and 1964, illustrating how government- and private-supported exhibitions at these...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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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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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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It’s Parent’s Day! Let’s make a special card to show them how much you love them!

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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Young visitors can make thousands of elaborate creations with our oversized foam shapes. A pair of blocks becomes a wall, walls make rooms, and rooms become houses. Inspired by creativity and...

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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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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ElemMates, element characters, living in Atom City, their Periodic Table metropolis, are hooks to immerse kids into science and STEM disciplines through the Sci-Fi fantasy and the Arts. Events...

Cost: $39.00 1 day, $69 2 days

Where:
Fire Me Up! Studio
117 North Union Avenue
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Sponsor: Tammie Crispino, Leslie Wallant
Telephone: (908)272-2600
Contact Name: Tammie Crispino
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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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We will don chest waders for a hands-on exploration of our estuary. You never know what you may find in and around the waters of the Hudson. Please wear old shoes that can get wet and muddy. You...

Cost: $3

Where:
Liberty State Park
200 Morris Pesin Drive
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty State Park Nature Interpretive Center
Telephone: 201-915-3402 x109
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Come enjoy camp for a day at the Morris Museum! Pick & Choose from dates below: Thurs. July 17 - Honeybees Learn about h oneybees from master bee keeper Clifford Wright Sunflower through...

Cost: Members: $30 Non Members: $40

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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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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Experience “a day in the life on an African river” and enjoy a fascinating encounter with the hippos, Genny and Button. 

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Telephone: 856-365-3300
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On Sunday, July 27 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., children can learn about archaeology and take part in a simulated archaeological dig at the Jacobus Vanderveer House with archaeologists from...

Cost: $20 per child

Where:
Jacobus Vanderveer House
3055 River Road
River Road Park
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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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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This event brings lots of handmade items, super-cool classic cars, and yummy food vendors! This event raises awareness and funds for local Veterans.

Cost: free for shoppers

Where:
Leonia American Legion Post #1
399 Broad Ave
Leonia, NJ  07650
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Sponsor: American Legion Post #1/ The Craftique
Telephone: 201-280-8359
Contact Name: Patti
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Ladies and gentleman, start your engines! Only in this race, it’s not about who crosses the finish line first, but whose car is the least destroyed. Build LEGO armor and battering rams...

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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Kid Event, family fun! Join the fun at VMA with face painting, sand art, dancing, theater auditions, meet the teachers, tour the camp, balloons, tattoos, and fun for everyone. Parents will need to...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
St. Andrew's Church
121 High Street
Mount Holly, NJ  08075
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Sponsor: St. Andrew's Church
Telephone: 609-744-8426
Contact Name: Victoria
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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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The Center for Contemporary Art's highly anticipated 2014 Non-Juried Member's Exhibit will be on view from June 23 through August 23. There will be an opening reception on Friday, June 27 from...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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A day on the farm at Four Sisters Winery. Celebrating 28 years in winemaking, Four Sisters Winery offers wine tasting, vineyard and wine cellar tours, tractor drawn hayrides and live music. FREE...

Cost: Free

Where:
Four Sisters Winery
783 CR 519
Belvidere, NJ  07823
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Sponsor: Four Sisters Winery
Telephone: 908-475-3671
Contact Name: Valerie Tishuk
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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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Come to the Morris Museum for Super Science Saturdays! On selected Saturdays come to the museum for a demonstration in science followed by a hands-on activity. June 14: Glitter Goop Use...

Cost: Members: Free / Non Members: $3 per child + museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Come to Casino Pier and Breakwateer Beach to celebrate your parent’s on National Parent’s Day! Buy 1 Adult Ride & Slide, get 1 Child Ride & Slide FREE

Cost: BOGO

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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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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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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Peyton List, the actress who plays Emma Ross on the Disney Channel’s hit T.V. series ‘JESSIE,’ will make an appearance for fans at Splash Zone Water Park on the Wildwoods Boardwalk from 1 to...

Cost: 29.99 and up

Where:
Splash Adventure
3500 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Sponsor: Splash Zone Waterpark
Telephone: (609) 729-5600
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This July, on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays from 1:00 - 4:00PM, enjoy docent-led tours through the period rooms at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum (MHHM) to learn the history of the...

Cost: Adults $8 Seniors & Students $6 Children 6–12 $4 Members & Children under 5 free

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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Celebrate fairytales by creating book crafts, reading children's classics, planting your own magic beans in the Giant's Garden, meet PBS' Super WHY and Super Reader Princess Pea, and...

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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Opening on Sunday August 4th 2013 Macculloch Hall Historical Museum presents a new exhibit “Thomas Nast Brings Down Boss Tweed”, in the second floor Thomas Nast Gallery. The exhibit...

Cost: Adults $8; Seniors & Students $6; Children 6 – 12 $4.

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Ave
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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Discover the wonders of these winged creatures and take a guided walk with a naturalist through the butterfly garden.

Cost: $3

Where:
Pyramid Mountain
124 Boonton Ave
Montville, NJ  07045
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Telephone: 973-334-3130
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Macculloch Hall Historical Museum currently has on display “Thomas Nast Brings Down Boss Tweed”, in the second floor Thomas Nast Gallery. The exhibit features over twenty examples of...

Cost: Adults $8; Seniors & Students $6; Children 6 – 12 $4. Members 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 ext. 16
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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Come see the Trenton Thunder take on the Binghamton Mets! The first 1,000 people ages 5-15 will receive youth replica jerseys (Player TBD).

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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Explore Grounds For Sculpture during specially themed walk-in tours led by our expert docents. Each month brings a different and unique tour. Tours will take place Saturdays and Sundays at 1pm...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Grounds for Sculpture
18 Fairgrounds Rd.
Hamilton, NJ
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Telephone: (609) 586-0616
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We will be hosting FREE intro to irish dance classes in July: Westfield, 7/29 @ 5pm Berkeley Hts, 7/30 @ 5pm rsvp: kellyschool01@aol.com www.denogla.com

Cost: FREE

Where:
, NJ

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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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RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Call 973-736-0550 ext. 89 Using the technologies and practices originally used by Thomas Edison, MONO NO AWARE will help workshop participants re-enact classic kinetoscope...

Cost: no fee event

Where:
Thomas Edison National Historical Park
211 Main St
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: Thomas Edison National Historical Park and MONO NO AWARE
Telephone: 973-736-0550
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Learn about the invention of one of the most popular of everyday objects, paper! After a discussion on the origination of paper, junior scientists conduct experiments to make a paper formula of...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Historic Speedwell
333 Speedwell Avenue
Morristown , NJ
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Telephone: 973.285.6550
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Features songs by a variety of artists including LMFAO, One Direction, and Black Eyed Peas.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ
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Telephone: 908-231-8805
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27 Mipso travels to Morristown to perform their combination of Americana, indie and folk music to close out the series. The renegade traditionalists of Mipso — Jacob Sharp on mandolin, Joseph...

Cost: Tickets for each concert will go on sale from 1pm on the day of the performance,

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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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 join us at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum on Sunday July 27th as we present our final performance by Mipso in our “Summer Concert in the Garden Series.” Mipso performs a combination of...

Cost: Concert tickets are $15; $10 for members, seniors, students. 12 and under 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 ext. 15
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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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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Registration for Session # which begins on July 14 and Session 3 beginning Aug. 4th for the Theater Camp at Middlesex County College under the direction of Taubenslag Productions for kids entering...

Cost: $350 Half Day or $725 Full Day per Session.

Where:
Middlesex County College PAC
2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, NJ  08818
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Sponsor: Middlesex County College
Telephone: 732 906-2556
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Take your town’s music-in-the-park event to a whole new level by heading into NYC for this series of free family shows. Sponsored by the City Parks Foundation, circus acts, musical...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
New York, NY


Telephone: 212-360-1399
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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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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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Spend the day being coached by Globetrotters stars, learning how to be a good teammate on and off the court. After your training, take home an official certificate, personalized nickname, and a...

Cost: $69 per two-hour session

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Telephone: 800-641-4667
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Join Little Red Riding Hood on her journey through the woods to Granny's. Along the way she meets some of your favorite fairytale characters all while escaping the Big Bad Wolf. Friday...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road
Titusville, NJ  08560
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Telephone: 609-737-0609
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This arena spectacular will be bringing 20 updated dinosaurs that will emphasize the creature’s distinctive display of feathers, head crests, and tail fans to leave each fan with a feeling...

Cost: $35-70

Where:
Prudential Center
25 Lafayette Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-757-6600
Contact Name: Prudential Center Box Office
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Watch tons of hot air balloons float into the sky, plus enjoy concerts, a 5K race, family entertainment, crafters and vendors, food, fireworks, and lots more. Times Vary

Cost: $30 adults; $15 children; free kids 3 and under

Where:
The Solberg Airport
39 Thor-Solberg Rd
Whitehouse Station, NJ  08889
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Telephone: 973-882-5464
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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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Step inside the cockpits of the museum's airplanes, helicopters, and a fire truck, and learn about how pilots fly and what the controls and instrumentations do. If you have any questions,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
The Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey
400 Fred Wehran Road
Teterboro, NJ  07608
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Telephone: 201-288-6344
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Bike, Hike & Raft all in one day! Breakfast, lunch, dinner, guides, shuttles & 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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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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NOW ENROLLING! Tiny Tots Therapy Inc. will be Summer Groups starting July 8th in our Scotch Plains, NJ location! For More Information, Visit www.tinytotstherapyinc.com. NEW! We are also offering...

Cost: Listed on flyer

Where:
Tiny Tots Therapy Inc.
551 Park Avenue
Suite 4
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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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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Meet lemurs, adorable primates that arrived millions of years ago as castaways on the island of Madagascar off the east coast of Africa. Isolated on the island and found nowhere else, lemurs...

Cost: $5.50-11.25

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 former world champion, Viswanathan Anand recently remarked in an interview ‘Isn’t chess supposed to be fun?’ Do we have to convince kids to play the game of chess by explaining its...

Cost: Full day Cost – $500/Student Half day Cost – $300/Student

Where:
Kings and Queens Chess Academy
1030 Stelton Road
Suite 103
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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Fairgoers will enjoy fireworks, pie-eating contests, pig races, a home and garden competition, a produce stand from the Future Farmers of America, and 4-H displays, performances, live music,...

Cost: General admission is $8 per person. Children 12 and under are admitted free

Where:
East Freehold Showgrounds
Kozloski Road
Freehold, NJ
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Telephone: 732-842-4000
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Honeybees are responible for at least 30% of the foods we eat everyday! Busy bees are the great pollinators of the world and are so important to so many aspects of our lives and culture....

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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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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Put your wheels in motion and get ready for an ultra-adventure as you bike and hike the Appalachian Trail section of the D&L Trail. Includes: bike rental, shuttle, helmet, water, Subway...

Cost: $69.99 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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Head to the historic park for multicultural musicians, singers, family activities, storytelling, skateboarding clinics, and sports. Times Vary 

Cost: Free

Where:
Lincoln Park
450 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-242-4144
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Visitors will find old-fashioned fun with balloon launches, tethered rides, and other entertainment. Times Vary

Cost: $7 for adults and $4 for ages 5-12. Children 4 and Under Free

Where:
Warren County Fairgrounds
Phillipsburg, NJ


Telephone: 908-859-6563
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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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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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Vacation Music Academy is now accepting registrations for classes in art, dance, music, and theater for children K to 8. Jr. Camp Counselors are welcome for free to assist in the classroom & attend...

Cost: $50 per week

Where:
St. Andrew's Church
121 High Street
Mount Holly, NJ  08060
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Sponsor: St. Andrew's Church
Telephone: 609-744-8426
Contact Name: Victoria
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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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Each day students will have the opportunity to participate in acting exercises, be guided through dance routines, play cooperative group games, and use their imagination to create art. Every...

Cost: $220 per student ($20 discount for additional weeks and siblings)

Where:
Ridge and Valley Charter School
1234 Route 94
Blairstown, NJ  07825
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Sponsor: Salad City Productions
Telephone: 973-903-0281
Contact Name: Alanna Slaw Kiewe
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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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For the fourth consecutive year, Music in the Somerset Hills is proud to offer outstanding educational opportunities for students during the summer months. These music camps are designed to meet...

Cost: $195-$230

Where:
Bernards High School
25 Olcott Avenue
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
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Sponsor: Music in Somerset Hills
Telephone: 973-339-7719
Contact Name: Matthew LaPine
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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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Registration is still open for the 2014 Summer Enrichment Camps with the Harding Kids Club. These interactive and dynamic camps are offered through the Summit Department of Community Programs....

Cost: $265 per week for Summit residents or $285 for non-resident

Where:
Cornog Field House
5 Myrtle Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Summit Community Programs
Telephone: 908-277-2932
Contact Name: Summit DCP
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Each session is one week long and begins on a Monday. Life on a working farm can be a very empowering experience for a child, exposing them to the wonders of the natural world by learning the...

Cost: $595 per week

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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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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New Jersey on Display explores the Garden State’s participation in world’s fairs between 1876 and 1964, illustrating how government- and private-supported exhibitions at these...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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The exhibit includes hands-on, interactive stations that invite exploration of nano phenomena and real world applications and implications. This 400-square foot traveling exhibition was created...

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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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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Secret codes, secret weapons, secret agreements, secret homes! Each morning, 9am - 12 noon, during the week of July 28th to August 1st, take part in activities that explore this fascinating time...

Cost: Full week-long program is $200 per child ($175 per child for Museum 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.16
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
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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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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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Beat the heat this summer with Just Bead Yourself's COOL summer bead camps! Learn professional techniques and elements of jewelry design to create necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Kids create at...

Cost: $145

Where:
Just Bead Yourself
113 Central Ave
Westfield, NJ  07090
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Telephone: 908-232-3411
Contact Name: Thea Jackson
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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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Children are taken behind the scenes and learn how to perform magic. All tricks included.

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bloomfield Rec DEpt
Broad St
Bloomfield, NJ
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Sponsor: Bloomfield Rec
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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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Come enjoy camp for a day at the Morris Museum! Pick & Choose from dates below: Thurs. July 17 - Honeybees Learn about h oneybees from master bee keeper Clifford Wright Sunflower through...

Cost: Members: $30 Non Members: $40

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Experience “a day in the life on an African river” and enjoy a fascinating encounter with the hippos, Genny and Button. 

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Telephone: 856-365-3300
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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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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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Tot Tours is a fun and enriching program for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers. Activities include a mini gallery tour and an art project. Tours last about 30 minutes and begin promptly at...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: (973) 971-3700

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ElemMates, element characters, living in Atom City, their Periodic Table metropolis, are hooks to immerse kids into science and STEM disciplines through the Sci-Fi fantasy and the Arts. Events...

Cost: $39.00 1 day, $69 2 days

Where:
Fire Me Up! Studio
117 North Union Avenue
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Sponsor: Tammie Crispino, Leslie Wallant
Telephone: (908)272-2600
Contact Name: Tammie Crispino
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Young visitors can make thousands of elaborate creations with our oversized foam shapes. A pair of blocks becomes a wall, walls make rooms, and rooms become houses. Inspired by creativity and...

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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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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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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LABOU Three young friends set out to find a centuries-old pirate ship lost in the Louisiana Bayou, and discover adventure beyond their wildest imagination. (95 minutes) Main Library, Fourth Floor...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7797
Contact Name: Natasha Osborne
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Ladies and gentleman, start your engines! Only in this race, it’s not about who crosses the finish line first, but whose car is the least destroyed. Build LEGO armor and battering rams...

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 Center for Contemporary Art's highly anticipated 2014 Non-Juried Member's Exhibit will be on view from June 23 through August 23. There will be an opening reception on Friday, June 27 from...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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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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Come to the Morris Museum for Super Science Saturdays! On selected Saturdays come to the museum for a demonstration in science followed by a hands-on activity. June 14: Glitter Goop Use...

Cost: Members: Free / Non Members: $3 per child + museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Opening on Sunday August 4th 2013 Macculloch Hall Historical Museum presents a new exhibit “Thomas Nast Brings Down Boss Tweed”, in the second floor Thomas Nast Gallery. The exhibit...

Cost: Adults $8; Seniors & Students $6; Children 6 – 12 $4.

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Ave
Morristown, NJ  07960
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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
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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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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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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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We will be hosting FREE intro to irish dance classes in July: Westfield, 7/29 @ 5pm Berkeley Hts, 7/30 @ 5pm rsvp: kellyschool01@aol.com www.denogla.com

Cost: FREE

Where:
, NJ

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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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Features songs by a variety of artists including LMFAO, One Direction, and Black Eyed Peas.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ
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Telephone: 908-231-8805
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Come learn about the amazing lives of our scaly friends. What does it take to live the “cold-blooded” life? Do all reptiles lay eggs? How can an alligator stay under water so long?...

Cost: $40.00 per child.

Where:
Bergen County Zoo
216 Forest Ave
Paramus, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 262-3771

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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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Come see the Trenton Thunder take on the New Britain Rock Cats!

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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Registration for Session # which begins on July 14 and Session 3 beginning Aug. 4th for the Theater Camp at Middlesex County College under the direction of Taubenslag Productions for kids entering...

Cost: $350 Half Day or $725 Full Day per Session.

Where:
Middlesex County College PAC
2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, NJ  08818
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Sponsor: Middlesex County College
Telephone: 732 906-2556
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Honeybees are responible for at least 30% of the foods we eat everyday! Busy bees are the great pollinators of the world and are so important to so many aspects of our lives and culture....

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Head to the theater for a showing of this family flick on the big screen. While Gru, the ex-supervillain is adjusting to family life and an attempted honest living in the jam business, a...

Cost: $5-8

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

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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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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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Spend the day being coached by Globetrotters stars, learning how to be a good teammate on and off the court. After your training, take home an official certificate, personalized nickname, and a...

Cost: $69 per two-hour session

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Telephone: 800-641-4667
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Visitors will find old-fashioned fun with balloon launches, tethered rides, and other entertainment. Times Vary

Cost: $7 for adults and $4 for ages 5-12. Children 4 and Under Free

Where:
Warren County Fairgrounds
Phillipsburg, NJ


Telephone: 908-859-6563
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Meet lemurs, adorable primates that arrived millions of years ago as castaways on the island of Madagascar off the east coast of Africa. Isolated on the island and found nowhere else, lemurs...

Cost: $5.50-11.25

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 former world champion, Viswanathan Anand recently remarked in an interview ‘Isn’t chess supposed to be fun?’ Do we have to convince kids to play the game of chess by explaining its...

Cost: Full day Cost – $500/Student Half day Cost – $300/Student

Where:
Kings and Queens Chess Academy
1030 Stelton Road
Suite 103
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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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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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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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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NOW ENROLLING! Tiny Tots Therapy Inc. will be Summer Groups starting July 8th in our Scotch Plains, NJ location! For More Information, Visit www.tinytotstherapyinc.com. NEW! We are also offering...

Cost: Listed on flyer

Where:
Tiny Tots Therapy Inc.
551 Park Avenue
Suite 4
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Vacation Music Academy is now accepting registrations for classes in art, dance, music, and theater for children K to 8. Jr. Camp Counselors are welcome for free to assist in the classroom & attend...

Cost: $50 per week

Where:
St. Andrew's Church
121 High Street
Mount Holly, NJ  08060
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Sponsor: St. Andrew's Church
Telephone: 609-744-8426
Contact Name: Victoria
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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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For the fourth consecutive year, Music in the Somerset Hills is proud to offer outstanding educational opportunities for students during the summer months. These music camps are designed to meet...

Cost: $195-$230

Where:
Bernards High School
25 Olcott Avenue
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
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Sponsor: Music in Somerset Hills
Telephone: 973-339-7719
Contact Name: Matthew LaPine
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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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Registration is still open for the 2014 Summer Enrichment Camps with the Harding Kids Club. These interactive and dynamic camps are offered through the Summit Department of Community Programs....

Cost: $265 per week for Summit residents or $285 for non-resident

Where:
Cornog Field House
5 Myrtle Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Summit Community Programs
Telephone: 908-277-2932
Contact Name: Summit DCP
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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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Each day students will have the opportunity to participate in acting exercises, be guided through dance routines, play cooperative group games, and use their imagination to create art. Every...

Cost: $220 per student ($20 discount for additional weeks and siblings)

Where:
Ridge and Valley Charter School
1234 Route 94
Blairstown, NJ  07825
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Sponsor: Salad City Productions
Telephone: 973-903-0281
Contact Name: Alanna Slaw Kiewe
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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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New Jersey on Display explores the Garden State’s participation in world’s fairs between 1876 and 1964, illustrating how government- and private-supported exhibitions at these...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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Secret codes, secret weapons, secret agreements, secret homes! Each morning, 9am - 12 noon, during the week of July 28th to August 1st, take part in activities that explore this fascinating time...

Cost: Full week-long program is $200 per child ($175 per child for Museum 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.16
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
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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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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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Each session is one week long and begins on a Monday. Life on a working farm can be a very empowering experience for a child, exposing them to the wonders of the natural world by learning the...

Cost: $595 per week

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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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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The exhibit includes hands-on, interactive stations that invite exploration of nano phenomena and real world applications and implications. This 400-square foot traveling exhibition was created...

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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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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Beat the heat this summer with Just Bead Yourself's COOL summer bead camps! Learn professional techniques and elements of jewelry design to create necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Kids create at...

Cost: $145

Where:
Just Bead Yourself
113 Central Ave
Westfield, NJ  07090
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Telephone: 908-232-3411
Contact Name: Thea Jackson
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Parents and young children (ages preschool to 8 years) are welcome to celebrate everything wonderful about Flowers. We will be reading a book about flowers, gardens and insects 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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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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Children are taken behind the scenes and learn how to perform magic. All tricks included.

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bloomfield Rec DEpt
Broad St
Bloomfield, NJ
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Sponsor: Bloomfield Rec
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Little princesses live out their dreams each day by dressing up in our gorgeous dresses and sparkly shoes, enjoying a tea party, getting crafty, singing and Zumba dancing. During all of this...

Cost: $125 special til 5/1 (regularly $200)

Where:
Parteaz
1860 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Parteaz
Contact Name: susan donlan
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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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Put your baby in a backpack and explore one of many wonderful Morris County area trails.

Cost: $2

Where:
Lewis Morris County Park
270 Mendham Road
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973.635.6629
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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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Experience “a day in the life on an African river” and enjoy a fascinating encounter with the hippos, Genny and Button. 

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Telephone: 856-365-3300
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Young visitors can make thousands of elaborate creations with our oversized foam shapes. A pair of blocks becomes a wall, walls make rooms, and rooms become houses. Inspired by creativity and...

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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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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ElemMates, element characters, living in Atom City, their Periodic Table metropolis, are hooks to immerse kids into science and STEM disciplines through the Sci-Fi fantasy and the Arts. Events...

Cost: $39.00 1 day, $69 2 days

Where:
Fire Me Up! Studio
117 North Union Avenue
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Sponsor: Tammie Crispino, Leslie Wallant
Telephone: (908)272-2600
Contact Name: Tammie Crispino
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Come enjoy camp for a day at the Morris Museum! Pick & Choose from dates below: Thurs. July 17 - Honeybees Learn about h oneybees from master bee keeper Clifford Wright Sunflower through...

Cost: Members: $30 Non Members: $40

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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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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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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Travel with us into the ‘secret gardens’ of the Reserve in search of magical residents of the woods! Join us in creating a fanciful fairy village far away from where the grown-ups tread....

Cost: per child: $8 for members, $12 for non-members

Where:
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Reserve
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Telephone: 609-737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
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Ladies and gentleman, start your engines! Only in this race, it’s not about who crosses the finish line first, but whose car is the least destroyed. Build LEGO armor and battering rams...

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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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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Bob Conrad entertains with magic, puppets, and balloons. Come and see how magical reading can be!  Children of all ages are welcome. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Branch Brook Branch Library
235 Clifton Avenue
Newark, NJ   07104
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-6388
Contact Name: Iris Montanez
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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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Come to the Morris Museum for Super Science Saturdays! On selected Saturdays come to the museum for a demonstration in science followed by a hands-on activity. June 14: Glitter Goop Use...

Cost: Members: Free / Non Members: $3 per child + museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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The Center for Contemporary Art's highly anticipated 2014 Non-Juried Member's Exhibit will be on view from June 23 through August 23. There will be an opening reception on Friday, June 27 from...

Cost: Free

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 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 Summit
545 Morris Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Telephone: (908) 608-9400
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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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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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Opening on Sunday August 4th 2013 Macculloch Hall Historical Museum presents a new exhibit “Thomas Nast Brings Down Boss Tweed”, in the second floor Thomas Nast Gallery. The exhibit...

Cost: Adults $8; Seniors & Students $6; Children 6 – 12 $4.

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Ave
Morristown, NJ  07960
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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
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
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We will be hosting FREE intro to irish dance classes in July: Westfield, 7/29 @ 5pm Berkeley Hts, 7/30 @ 5pm rsvp: kellyschool01@aol.com www.denogla.com

Cost: FREE

Where:
DeNogla School
Westfield & Berkeley Heights
, NJ


Sponsor: DeNogla School
Telephone: 908-531-6466
Contact Name: Bernadette Kelly
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We will be hosting FREE intro to irish dance classes in July: Westfield, 7/29 @ 5pm Berkeley Hts, 7/30 @ 5pm rsvp: kellyschool01@aol.com www.denogla.com

Cost: FREE

Where:
, NJ

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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. For ages 7-10...

Cost: Free

Where:
Vailsburg Branch Library
75 Alexander Street
Newark, NJ  07106
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7755
Contact Name: Shileen Shaw
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Bob Conrad entertains with magic, puppets, and balloons. Come and see how magical reading can be!  Children of all ages are welcome. 

Cost: Free

Where:
Clinton Branch Library
739 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ  07108
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7754
Contact Name: Paul Volpe
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Features songs by a variety of artists including LMFAO, One Direction, and Black Eyed Peas.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ
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Telephone: 908-231-8805
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Toddlers will learn about the zoo's animals in a structured class including stories, songs, activities, and a "stroller safari" through the zoo.

Cost: $60 per child for the 6-week series.

Where:
Bergen County Zoo
216 Forest Ave
Paramus, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 262-3771

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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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We will be hosting FREE intro to irish dance classes in July: Westfield, 7/29 @ 5pm Berkeley Hts, 7/30 @ 5pm rsvp: kellyschool01@aol.com www.denogla.com

Cost: FREE

Where:
, NJ

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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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Support the local fire department with rides, games, raffles, food, and more.

Cost: Free

Where:
Mallard Park
S Potter Ave
Manasquan, NJ  08736
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Telephone: 732-223-3501
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Follow Dorothy "Over the Rainbow" as she meets The Scarecrow, The Tin Man, The Cowardly Lion, and The Wicked Witch of the West on her memorable journey down the Yellow Brick Road....

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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Come see the Trenton Thunder take on the New Britain Rock Cats! There will be a Player autograph session (Player TBD) thanks to MLB Network. Tuesday is Dollar Dog Night in the stadium thanks to...

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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Come to Shipyard Park for these weekly outdoor performances that offer fun for the whole family.

Cost: Free

Where:
Shipyard Park
Hoboken, NJ


Telephone: (201) 420-2207

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"Rock the Green" with Summit Community Programs every Tuesday night in July. The next concert is set to take place on Tuesday, July 22nd with a performance by the Bridesmaids, an eight-piece band...

Cost: Free

Where:
Summit's Village Green
356 Broad Street
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Summit Community Programs
Telephone: 908-277-2932
Contact Name: Sophie Mannaerts
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Starring THE TURTLES featuring FLO & EDDIE (“It Ain't Me Babe,” “Let Me Be,” “Happy Together”) CHUCK NEGRON formerly of THREE DOG NIGHT (“Joy To The World,” “Mama Told Me Not To...

Cost: $35-95

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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Registration for Session # which begins on July 14 and Session 3 beginning Aug. 4th for the Theater Camp at Middlesex County College under the direction of Taubenslag Productions for kids entering...

Cost: $350 Half Day or $725 Full Day per Session.

Where:
Middlesex County College PAC
2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, NJ  08818
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Sponsor: Middlesex County College
Telephone: 732 906-2556
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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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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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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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Visitors will find old-fashioned fun with balloon launches, tethered rides, and other entertainment. Times Vary

Cost: $7 for adults and $4 for ages 5-12. Children 4 and Under Free

Where:
Warren County Fairgrounds
Phillipsburg, NJ


Telephone: 908-859-6563
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Meet lemurs, adorable primates that arrived millions of years ago as castaways on the island of Madagascar off the east coast of Africa. Isolated on the island and found nowhere else, lemurs...

Cost: $5.50-11.25

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 former world champion, Viswanathan Anand recently remarked in an interview ‘Isn’t chess supposed to be fun?’ Do we have to convince kids to play the game of chess by explaining its...

Cost: Full day Cost – $500/Student Half day Cost – $300/Student

Where:
Kings and Queens Chess Academy
1030 Stelton Road
Suite 103
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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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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NOW ENROLLING! Tiny Tots Therapy Inc. will be Summer Groups starting July 8th in our Scotch Plains, NJ location! For More Information, Visit www.tinytotstherapyinc.com. NEW! We are also offering...

Cost: Listed on flyer

Where:
Tiny Tots Therapy Inc.
551 Park Avenue
Suite 4
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Spend the day being coached by Globetrotters stars, learning how to be a good teammate on and off the court. After your training, take home an official certificate, personalized nickname, and a...

Cost: $69 per two-hour session

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Telephone: 800-641-4667
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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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Honeybees are responible for at least 30% of the foods we eat everyday! Busy bees are the great pollinators of the world and are so important to so many aspects of our lives and culture....

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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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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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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Vacation Music Academy is now accepting registrations for classes in art, dance, music, and theater for children K to 8. Jr. Camp Counselors are welcome for free to assist in the classroom & attend...

Cost: $50 per week

Where:
St. Andrew's Church
121 High Street
Mount Holly, NJ  08060
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Sponsor: St. Andrew's Church
Telephone: 609-744-8426
Contact Name: Victoria
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For the fourth consecutive year, Music in the Somerset Hills is proud to offer outstanding educational opportunities for students during the summer months. These music camps are designed to meet...

Cost: $195-$230

Where:
Bernards High School
25 Olcott Avenue
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
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Sponsor: Music in Somerset Hills
Telephone: 973-339-7719
Contact Name: Matthew LaPine
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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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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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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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The Mill Ballet School is proud to announce “Summer Dance 2014” This year’s programs include our “Choreographic Workshop” for ages 10-up, “Ballet Technique Intensive” for ages 9...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Mill Ballet School
243 North Union Street
Lambertville, NJ  08530
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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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Secret codes, secret weapons, secret agreements, secret homes! Each morning, 9am - 12 noon, during the week of July 28th to August 1st, take part in activities that explore this fascinating time...

Cost: Full week-long program is $200 per child ($175 per child for Museum 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.16
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
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New Jersey on Display explores the Garden State’s participation in world’s fairs between 1876 and 1964, illustrating how government- and private-supported exhibitions at these...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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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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The exhibit includes hands-on, interactive stations that invite exploration of nano phenomena and real world applications and implications. This 400-square foot traveling exhibition was created...

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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Registration is still open for the 2014 Summer Enrichment Camps with the Harding Kids Club. These interactive and dynamic camps are offered through the Summit Department of Community Programs....

Cost: $265 per week for Summit residents or $285 for non-resident

Where:
Cornog Field House
5 Myrtle Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Summit Community Programs
Telephone: 908-277-2932
Contact Name: Summit DCP
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Each day students will have the opportunity to participate in acting exercises, be guided through dance routines, play cooperative group games, and use their imagination to create art. Every...

Cost: $220 per student ($20 discount for additional weeks and siblings)

Where:
Ridge and Valley Charter School
1234 Route 94
Blairstown, NJ  07825
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Sponsor: Salad City Productions
Telephone: 973-903-0281
Contact Name: Alanna Slaw Kiewe
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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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Each session is one week long and begins on a Monday. Life on a working farm can be a very empowering experience for a child, exposing them to the wonders of the natural world by learning the...

Cost: $595 per week

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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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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Children are taken behind the scenes and learn how to perform magic. All tricks included.

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bloomfield Rec DEpt
Broad St
Bloomfield, NJ
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Sponsor: Bloomfield Rec
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Beat the heat this summer with Just Bead Yourself's COOL summer bead camps! Learn professional techniques and elements of jewelry design to create necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Kids create at...

Cost: $145

Where:
Just Bead Yourself
113 Central Ave
Westfield, NJ  07090
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Telephone: 908-232-3411
Contact Name: Thea Jackson
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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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Young visitors can make thousands of elaborate creations with our oversized foam shapes. A pair of blocks becomes a wall, walls make rooms, and rooms become houses. Inspired by creativity and...

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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Experience “a day in the life on an African river” and enjoy a fascinating encounter with the hippos, Genny and Button. 

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Telephone: 856-365-3300
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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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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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Come enjoy camp for a day at the Morris Museum! Pick & Choose from dates below: Thurs. July 17 - Honeybees Learn about h oneybees from master bee keeper Clifford Wright Sunflower through...

Cost: Members: $30 Non Members: $40

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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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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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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During your third trimester, join us for a lecture to help you prepare for your baby's arrival, including: Challenges of, benefits of, and resources to help support breastfeeding...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Summit Medical Group
1 Diamond Hill Road
Lawrence Pavilion
Berkeley Heights, NJ  07922
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Telephone: 908-277-8889
Contact Name: Suzanne Milani
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Ladies and gentleman, start your engines! Only in this race, it’s not about who crosses the finish line first, but whose car is the least destroyed. Build LEGO armor and battering rams...

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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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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The Center for Contemporary Art's highly anticipated 2014 Non-Juried Member's Exhibit will be on view from June 23 through August 23. There will be an opening reception on Friday, June 27 from...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Come to the Morris Museum for Super Science Saturdays! On selected Saturdays come to the museum for a demonstration in science followed by a hands-on activity. June 14: Glitter Goop Use...

Cost: Members: Free / Non Members: $3 per child + museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Come see the Trenton Thunder take on the New Britain Rock Cats!

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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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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This July, on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays from 1:00 - 4:00PM, enjoy docent-led tours through the period rooms at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum (MHHM) to learn the history of the...

Cost: Adults $8 Seniors & Students $6 Children 6–12 $4 Members & Children under 5 free

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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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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Macculloch Hall Historical Museum currently has on display “Thomas Nast Brings Down Boss Tweed”, in the second floor Thomas Nast Gallery. The exhibit features over twenty examples of...

Cost: Adults $8; Seniors & Students $6; Children 6 – 12 $4. Members 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 ext. 16
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 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 Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
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Opening on Sunday August 4th 2013 Macculloch Hall Historical Museum presents a new exhibit “Thomas Nast Brings Down Boss Tweed”, in the second floor Thomas Nast Gallery. The exhibit...

Cost: Adults $8; Seniors & Students $6; Children 6 – 12 $4.

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Ave
Morristown, NJ  07960
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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
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
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We will be hosting FREE intro to irish dance classes in July: Westfield, 7/29 @ 5pm Berkeley Hts, 7/30 @ 5pm rsvp: kellyschool01@aol.com www.denogla.com

Cost: FREE

Where:
DeNogla School
Westfield & Berkeley Heights
, NJ


Sponsor: DeNogla School
Telephone: 908-531-6466
Contact Name: Bernadette Kelly
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We will be hosting FREE intro to irish dance classes in July: Westfield, 7/29 @ 5pm Berkeley Hts, 7/30 @ 5pm rsvp: kellyschool01@aol.com www.denogla.com

Cost: FREE

Where:
, NJ

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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...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ
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Telephone: 908-231-8805
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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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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. For ages 7-10...

Cost: Free

Where:
North End Branch Library
722 Summer Avenue
Newark, NJ  07104
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7766
Contact Name: Heather Rivera
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This new 6 week program is for children, with an adult, to explore animals through the works of six well known authors. Listen to stories from a different author each week and then participate...

Cost: $60.00 per child.

Where:
Bergen County Zoo
216 Forest Ave
Paramus, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 262-3771

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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/RVCCC
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: Free with admission

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ
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Telephone: 908-231-8805
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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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Christmas is only 5 months away and we hear Santa starts the naughty and nice list while he’s sitting on the beach with an iced coa-coa! Come hear your holiday favorites and celebrate the...

Cost: $15 per ticket

Where:
Creative Experiences Nightclub for Kids
528 Arnold Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ  08742
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Sponsor: Enspirited Projects
Telephone: 732-773-5062
Contact Name: Colleen Finnegan
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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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Night Slides July 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th & August 6th, 13th 5 PM – 9 PM On the dates listed above, we will be having NIGHT SLIDING where the park will be open till 9pm complete with a DJ spinning...

Cost: $15

Where:
, NJ

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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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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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We will be hosting FREE intro to irish dance classes in July: Westfield, 7/29 @ 5pm Berkeley Hts, 7/30 @ 5pm rsvp: kellyschool01@aol.com www.denogla.com

Cost: FREE

Where:
, NJ

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We will be hosting FREE intro to irish dance classes in July: Westfield, 7/29 @ 5pm Berkeley Hts, 7/30 @ 5pm rsvp: kellyschool01@aol.com www.denogla.com

Cost: FREE

Where:
, NJ

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We will be hosting FREE intro to irish dance classes in July: Westfield, 7/29 @ 5pm Berkeley Hts, 7/30 @ 5pm rsvp: kellyschool01@aol.com www.denogla.com

Cost: FREE

Where:
, NJ

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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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Support the local fire department with rides, games, raffles, food, and more.

Cost: Free

Where:
Mallard Park
S Potter Ave
Manasquan, NJ  08736
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Telephone: 732-223-3501
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Follow Dorothy "Over the Rainbow" as she meets The Scarecrow, The Tin Man, The Cowardly Lion, and The Wicked Witch of the West on her memorable journey down the Yellow Brick Road....

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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Coming Home Rescue has partnered with the Five-Time Atlantic League Champion Somerset Patriots to be a part of their “Bark in the Park Nights” on July 30, 2014. The dog rescue group is selling...

Cost: $10

Where:
Somerset Patriots Ballpark
1 Patriots Park
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Coming Home Rescue
Telephone: 1-888-405-7221
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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 to Flood's Hill every week for a different free, outdoor concert.  7/2: Dub Proof 7/9: Max Headroom 7/16: The Wisenheimers 7/23: John Lee & Freinds 7/30: Rock the...

Cost: Free

Where:
South Orange Performing Arts Center
1 SOPAC Way
South Orange, NJ  07079
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Telephone: 973-313-2787
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A fun filled interactive magic show for all ages on the grounds of Applegate Farms

Cost: FREE

Where:
Applegate Ice Cream Farm
616 Grove Ave
Montclair, NJ
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Sponsor: Applegate Farms
Contact Name: Harold Johnson
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Enjoy the fast playing, rhythmic acoustic guitar musicians, Rodrigo y Gabriela! The Mexican duo (of Rodrigo and Gabriela) has sold in excess of 1.2 million albums.They gained a reputation by...

Cost: Tickets: $75 / $65 / $55 / $45 / $35

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

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Registration for Session # which begins on July 14 and Session 3 beginning Aug. 4th for the Theater Camp at Middlesex County College under the direction of Taubenslag Productions for kids entering...

Cost: $350 Half Day or $725 Full Day per Session.

Where:
Middlesex County College PAC
2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, NJ  08818
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Sponsor: Middlesex County College
Telephone: 732 906-2556
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Plays-in- the-Park is pleased to present the classic Tony Award winning musical Bye Bye Birdie as the final production of its 2014 Summer Season. Performances will run from July 30 through Aug....

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for seniors (60+), and are FREE for children ages 12 and under

Where:
Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater
1 Pine Drive, Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ  08837
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Sponsor: Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Telephone: 732-548-2884
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Plays-in- the-Park is pleased to present the classic Tony Award winning musical Bye Bye Birdie as the final production of its 2014 Summer Season. Performances will run from July 30 through Aug....

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for seniors (60+), and are FREE for children ages 12 and under

Where:
Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater
1 Pine Drive, Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ  08837
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Sponsor: Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Telephone: 732-548-2884
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Meet lemurs, adorable primates that arrived millions of years ago as castaways on the island of Madagascar off the east coast of Africa. Isolated on the island and found nowhere else, lemurs...

Cost: $5.50-11.25

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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NOW ENROLLING! Tiny Tots Therapy Inc. will be Summer Groups starting July 8th in our Scotch Plains, NJ location! For More Information, Visit www.tinytotstherapyinc.com. NEW! We are also offering...

Cost: Listed on flyer

Where:
Tiny Tots Therapy Inc.
551 Park Avenue
Suite 4
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Spend the day being coached by Globetrotters stars, learning how to be a good teammate on and off the court. After your training, take home an official certificate, personalized nickname, and a...

Cost: $69 per two-hour session

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Telephone: 800-641-4667
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The former world champion, Viswanathan Anand recently remarked in an interview ‘Isn’t chess supposed to be fun?’ Do we have to convince kids to play the game of chess by explaining its...

Cost: Full day Cost – $500/Student Half day Cost – $300/Student

Where:
Kings and Queens Chess Academy
1030 Stelton Road
Suite 103
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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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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Honeybees are responible for at least 30% of the foods we eat everyday! Busy bees are the great pollinators of the world and are so important to so many aspects of our lives and culture....

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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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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Pack a picnic and head over to the park to watch an outdoor film screening. The movie shown will change weekly. Movies begin at 9:00 pm in June and July and around at 8:15 pm in August,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pier A Park
Hoboken, NJ


Sponsor: Hoboken Division of Cultural Affairs
Telephone: 201-420-2207
Contact Name: Geri Fallo
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Visitors will find old-fashioned fun with balloon launches, tethered rides, and other entertainment. Times Vary

Cost: $7 for adults and $4 for ages 5-12. Children 4 and Under Free

Where:
Warren County Fairgrounds
Phillipsburg, NJ


Telephone: 908-859-6563
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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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There are so many interesting animals living in New Jersey. Find out which mammals and birds are at risk and why. This class will take place both inside our classroom and outside in the zoo, so...

Cost: $10.00 per child.

Where:
Bergen County Zoo
216 Forest Ave
Paramus, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 262-3771

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Vacation Music Academy is now accepting registrations for classes in art, dance, music, and theater for children K to 8. Jr. Camp Counselors are welcome for free to assist in the classroom & attend...

Cost: $50 per week

Where:
St. Andrew's Church
121 High Street
Mount Holly, NJ  08060
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Sponsor: St. Andrew's Church
Telephone: 609-744-8426
Contact Name: Victoria
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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
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For the fourth consecutive year, Music in the Somerset Hills is proud to offer outstanding educational opportunities for students during the summer months. These music camps are designed to meet...

Cost: $195-$230

Where:
Bernards High School
25 Olcott Avenue
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
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Sponsor: Music in Somerset Hills
Telephone: 973-339-7719
Contact Name: Matthew LaPine
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The exhibit includes hands-on, interactive stations that invite exploration of nano phenomena and real world applications and implications. This 400-square foot traveling exhibition was created...

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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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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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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New Jersey on Display explores the Garden State’s participation in world’s fairs between 1876 and 1964, illustrating how government- and private-supported exhibitions at these...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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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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Secret codes, secret weapons, secret agreements, secret homes! Each morning, 9am - 12 noon, during the week of July 28th to August 1st, take part in activities that explore this fascinating time...

Cost: Full week-long program is $200 per child ($175 per child for Museum 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.16
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
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Each session is one week long and begins on a Monday. Life on a working farm can be a very empowering experience for a child, exposing them to the wonders of the natural world by learning the...

Cost: $595 per week

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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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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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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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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Registration is still open for the 2014 Summer Enrichment Camps with the Harding Kids Club. These interactive and dynamic camps are offered through the Summit Department of Community Programs....

Cost: $265 per week for Summit residents or $285 for non-resident

Where:
Cornog Field House
5 Myrtle Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Summit Community Programs
Telephone: 908-277-2932
Contact Name: Summit DCP
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Each day students will have the opportunity to participate in acting exercises, be guided through dance routines, play cooperative group games, and use their imagination to create art. Every...

Cost: $220 per student ($20 discount for additional weeks and siblings)

Where:
Ridge and Valley Charter School
1234 Route 94
Blairstown, NJ  07825
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Sponsor: Salad City Productions
Telephone: 973-903-0281
Contact Name: Alanna Slaw Kiewe
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Beat the heat this summer with Just Bead Yourself's COOL summer bead camps! Learn professional techniques and elements of jewelry design to create necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Kids create at...

Cost: $145

Where:
Just Bead Yourself
113 Central Ave
Westfield, NJ  07090
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Telephone: 908-232-3411
Contact Name: Thea Jackson
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Children are taken behind the scenes and learn how to perform magic. All tricks included.

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bloomfield Rec DEpt
Broad St
Bloomfield, NJ
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Sponsor: Bloomfield Rec
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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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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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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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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 enjoy camp for a day at the Morris Museum! Pick & Choose from dates below: Thurs. July 17 - Honeybees Learn about h oneybees from master bee keeper Clifford Wright Sunflower through...

Cost: Members: $30 Non Members: $40

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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A kid-sized hike exploring the wildlife and the plants along the trails of the Great Swamp.

Cost: $2

Where:
Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center
247 Southern Blvd.
Chatham, NJ  07928
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Telephone: 973-635-6629
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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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Young visitors can make thousands of elaborate creations with our oversized foam shapes. A pair of blocks becomes a wall, walls make rooms, and rooms become houses. Inspired by creativity and...

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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Experience “a day in the life on an African river” and enjoy a fascinating encounter with the hippos, Genny and Button. 

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Telephone: 856-365-3300
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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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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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Ladies and gentleman, start your engines! Only in this race, it’s not about who crosses the finish line first, but whose car is the least destroyed. Build LEGO armor and battering rams...

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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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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The Center for Contemporary Art's highly anticipated 2014 Non-Juried Member's Exhibit will be on view from June 23 through August 23. There will be an opening reception on Friday, June 27 from...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Come to the Morris Museum for Super Science Saturdays! On selected Saturdays come to the museum for a demonstration in science followed by a hands-on activity. June 14: Glitter Goop Use...

Cost: Members: Free / Non Members: $3 per child + museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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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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Macculloch Hall Historical Museum currently has on display “Thomas Nast Brings Down Boss Tweed”, in the second floor Thomas Nast Gallery. The exhibit features over twenty examples of...

Cost: Adults $8; Seniors & Students $6; Children 6 – 12 $4. Members 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 ext. 16
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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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 Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
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Opening on Sunday August 4th 2013 Macculloch Hall Historical Museum presents a new exhibit “Thomas Nast Brings Down Boss Tweed”, in the second floor Thomas Nast Gallery. The exhibit...

Cost: Adults $8; Seniors & Students $6; Children 6 – 12 $4.

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Ave
Morristown, NJ  07960
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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
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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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This July, on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays from 1:00 - 4:00PM, enjoy docent-led tours through the period rooms at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum (MHHM) to learn the history of the...

Cost: Adults $8 Seniors & Students $6 Children 6–12 $4 Members & Children under 5 free

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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We will be hosting FREE intro to irish dance classes in July: Westfield, 7/29 @ 5pm Berkeley Hts, 7/30 @ 5pm rsvp: kellyschool01@aol.com www.denogla.com

Cost: FREE

Where:
DeNogla School
Westfield & Berkeley Heights
, NJ


Sponsor: DeNogla School
Telephone: 908-531-6466
Contact Name: Bernadette Kelly
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We will be hosting FREE intro to irish dance classes in July: Westfield, 7/29 @ 5pm Berkeley Hts, 7/30 @ 5pm rsvp: kellyschool01@aol.com www.denogla.com

Cost: FREE

Where:
, NJ

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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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A family from another 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 storms....

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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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...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ
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Telephone: 908-231-8805
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Features songs by a variety of artists including LMFAO, One Direction, and Black Eyed Peas.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ
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Telephone: 908-231-8805
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Each adult/child pair will explore a different habitat each week through stories, songs, sensory activities, meeting a special animal, and, of course, a tour around the zoo.

Cost: $60 per child for the 6-week series.

Where:
Bergen County Zoo
216 Forest Ave
Paramus, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 262-3771

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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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Christmas is only 5 months away and we hear Santa starts the naughty and nice list while he’s sitting on the beach with an iced coa-coa! Come hear your holiday favorites and celebrate the...

Cost: $15 per ticket

Where:
Creative Experiences Nightclub for Kids
528 Arnold Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ  08742
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Sponsor: Enspirited Projects
Telephone: 732-773-5062
Contact Name: Colleen Finnegan
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Bandleader and pianist Eddie Palmieri, last year’s recipient of the Latin Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement Award, returns with his Salsa Orchestra to NJPAC’s Sounds of the City...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Theater Square
1 Center St
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Horizon Foundation
Telephone: 188-846-65722
Contact Name: Josh Balber
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We will be hosting FREE intro to irish dance classes in July: Westfield, 7/29 @ 5pm Berkeley Hts, 7/30 @ 5pm rsvp: kellyschool01@aol.com www.denogla.com

Cost: FREE

Where:
, NJ

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Come discuss the Earth and the amazing flora and fauna that inhabit it, in a basic science class for teens, adults and families. Programs are in the Education Center Theater. This is not a drop...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bergen County Zoo
216 Forest Ave
Paramus, NJ
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Telephone: 201-262-3771

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Follow Dorothy "Over the Rainbow" as she meets The Scarecrow, The Tin Man, The Cowardly Lion, and The Wicked Witch of the West on her memorable journey down the Yellow Brick Road....

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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Support the local fire department with rides, games, raffles, food, and more.

Cost: Free

Where:
Mallard Park
S Potter Ave
Manasquan, NJ  08736
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Telephone: 732-223-3501
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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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The awarding-winning Screen on the Green Outdoor Movie Series, now in its fourth year of production, is set to begin July 22nd, showing Despicable Me 2. Join us before the movie and take a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Summit's Village Green
356 Broad Street
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Summit Community Programs
Telephone: 908-277-2932
Contact Name: Sophie Mannaerts
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Enjoy an evening with the irresistibly swinging Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and its musical director Wynton Marsalis! Marsalis is the world’s first jazz artist to perform and compose across...

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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Enjoy an evening with the irresistibly swinging Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and its musical director Wynton Marsalis! Marsalis is the world’s first jazz artist to perform and compose...

Cost: Tickets: $85 / $65 / $55 / $45 / $35

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

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Registration for Session # which begins on July 14 and Session 3 beginning Aug. 4th for the Theater Camp at Middlesex County College under the direction of Taubenslag Productions for kids entering...

Cost: $350 Half Day or $725 Full Day per Session.

Where:
Middlesex County College PAC
2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, NJ  08818
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Sponsor: Middlesex County College
Telephone: 732 906-2556
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Plays-in- the-Park is pleased to present the classic Tony Award winning musical Bye Bye Birdie as the final production of its 2014 Summer Season. Performances will run from July 30 through Aug....

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for seniors (60+), and are FREE for children ages 12 and under

Where:
Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater
1 Pine Drive, Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ  08837
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Sponsor: Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Telephone: 732-548-2884
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Plays-in- the-Park is pleased to present the classic Tony Award winning musical Bye Bye Birdie as the final production of its 2014 Summer Season. Performances will run from July 30 through Aug....

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for seniors (60+), and are FREE for children ages 12 and under

Where:
Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater
1 Pine Drive, Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ  08837
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Sponsor: Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Telephone: 732-548-2884
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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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A Jenkinson's and Point Pleasant Beach family tradition - come down to the beach and enjoy our Thursday night weekly fireworks show!

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ


Telephone: 732-892-0600
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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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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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NOW ENROLLING! Tiny Tots Therapy Inc. will be Summer Groups starting July 8th in our Scotch Plains, NJ location! For More Information, Visit www.tinytotstherapyinc.com. NEW! We are also offering...

Cost: Listed on flyer

Where:
Tiny Tots Therapy Inc.
551 Park Avenue
Suite 4
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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The former world champion, Viswanathan Anand recently remarked in an interview ‘Isn’t chess supposed to be fun?’ Do we have to convince kids to play the game of chess by explaining its...

Cost: Full day Cost – $500/Student Half day Cost – $300/Student

Where:
Kings and Queens Chess Academy
1030 Stelton Road
Suite 103
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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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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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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Visitors will find old-fashioned fun with balloon launches, tethered rides, and other entertainment. Times Vary

Cost: $7 for adults and $4 for ages 5-12. Children 4 and Under Free

Where:
Warren County Fairgrounds
Phillipsburg, NJ


Telephone: 908-859-6563
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This four-day action packed family event features the freshest seafood, live entertainment, kiddy rides, games, contests, a beer and wine garden, and more. Thursday 6PM to 10PM Friday 6PM...

Cost: Free

Where:
Huddy Park
Waterwitch Avenue
Highlands, NJ
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Telephone: 732-291-4713
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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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Meet lemurs, adorable primates that arrived millions of years ago as castaways on the island of Madagascar off the east coast of Africa. Isolated on the island and found nowhere else, lemurs...

Cost: $5.50-11.25

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Honeybees are responible for at least 30% of the foods we eat everyday! Busy bees are the great pollinators of the world and are so important to so many aspects of our lives and culture....

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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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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Vacation Music Academy is now accepting registrations for classes in art, dance, music, and theater for children K to 8. Jr. Camp Counselors are welcome for free to assist in the classroom & attend...

Cost: $50 per week

Where:
St. Andrew's Church
121 High Street
Mount Holly, NJ  08060
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Sponsor: St. Andrew's Church
Telephone: 609-744-8426
Contact Name: Victoria
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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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Secret codes, secret weapons, secret agreements, secret homes! Each morning, 9am - 12 noon, during the week of July 28th to August 1st, take part in activities that explore this fascinating time...

Cost: Full week-long program is $200 per child ($175 per child for Museum 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.16
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
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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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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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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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Each session is one week long and begins on a Monday. Life on a working farm can be a very empowering experience for a child, exposing them to the wonders of the natural world by learning the...

Cost: $595 per week

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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The exhibit includes hands-on, interactive stations that invite exploration of nano phenomena and real world applications and implications. This 400-square foot traveling exhibition was created...

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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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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For the fourth consecutive year, Music in the Somerset Hills is proud to offer outstanding educational opportunities for students during the summer months. These music camps are designed to meet...

Cost: $195-$230

Where:
Bernards High School
25 Olcott Avenue
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
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Sponsor: Music in Somerset Hills
Telephone: 973-339-7719
Contact Name: Matthew LaPine
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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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Each day students will have the opportunity to participate in acting exercises, be guided through dance routines, play cooperative group games, and use their imagination to create art. Every...

Cost: $220 per student ($20 discount for additional weeks and siblings)

Where:
Ridge and Valley Charter School
1234 Route 94
Blairstown, NJ  07825
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Sponsor: Salad City Productions
Telephone: 973-903-0281
Contact Name: Alanna Slaw Kiewe
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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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Beat the heat this summer with Just Bead Yourself's COOL summer bead camps! Learn professional techniques and elements of jewelry design to create necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Kids create at...

Cost: $145

Where:
Just Bead Yourself
113 Central Ave
Westfield, NJ  07090
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Telephone: 908-232-3411
Contact Name: Thea Jackson
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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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Children are taken behind the scenes and learn how to perform magic. All tricks included.

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bloomfield Rec DEpt
Broad St
Bloomfield, NJ
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Sponsor: Bloomfield Rec
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Children will work with Farmer's Market Manager Susan Beddia on the fourth Thursday of every month and do hands-on activities on the farm at Liberty Hall Museum! They'll learn about farming,...

Cost: $3.00 per child

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum Community Farmer's Market
Telephone: 908-527-0400
Contact Name: Susan Beddia
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Come enjoy camp for a day at the Morris Museum! Pick & Choose from dates below: Thurs. July 17 - Honeybees Learn about h oneybees from master bee keeper Clifford Wright Sunflower through...

Cost: Members: $30 Non Members: $40

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Come ‘take tea’ with the butterflies of the Watershed Reserve! Begin by learning more about butterflies, and then try to catch them with a net for a close up look at their beautiful, but...

Cost: $8 for Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association members, $12 for non-members

Where:
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Reserve
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Telephone: 609-737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
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Mary Poppins, performed by the Middlesex County College Theater Camp under the direction of Taubenslag Productions. Two performances, Friday, August 1st @9:30am & 11am at the Performing Arts...

Cost: $3 per ticket

Where:
Middlesex County College PAC
2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Performing Arts Center
Edison, NJ  08818
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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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The Center for Contemporary Art's highly anticipated 2014 Non-Juried Member's Exhibit will be on view from June 23 through August 23. There will be an opening reception on Friday, June 27 from...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Come to the Morris Museum for Super Science Saturdays! On selected Saturdays come to the museum for a demonstration in science followed by a hands-on activity. June 14: Glitter Goop Use...

Cost: Members: Free / Non Members: $3 per child + museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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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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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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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 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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Opening on Sunday August 4th 2013 Macculloch Hall Historical Museum presents a new exhibit “Thomas Nast Brings Down Boss Tweed”, in the second floor Thomas Nast Gallery. The exhibit...

Cost: Adults $8; Seniors & Students $6; Children 6 – 12 $4.

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Ave
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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Use the power of light to cross the finish line with a miniature solar race car.

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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StoryBook Theatre: Enter a magical world where stories come to life! Tempest Productions and Mayor Dawn Zimmer & the City of Hoboken present StoryBook Theatre where stories come to life through...

Cost: Free

Where:
Elysian Park
10th and Hudson Streets
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: Tempest Productions Inc.
Telephone: 866-248-5091
Contact Name: Jo Wadsworth
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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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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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Each adult/child pair will explore a different habitat each week through stories, songs, sensory activities, meeting a special animal, and, of course, a tour around the zoo.

Cost: $60 per child for the 6-week series.

Where:
Bergen County Zoo
216 Forest Ave
Paramus, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 262-3771

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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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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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Support the local fire department with rides, games, raffles, food, and more.

Cost: Free

Where:
Mallard Park
S Potter Ave
Manasquan, NJ  08736
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Telephone: 732-223-3501
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Follow Dorothy "Over the Rainbow" as she meets The Scarecrow, The Tin Man, The Cowardly Lion, and The Wicked Witch of the West on her memorable journey down the Yellow Brick Road....

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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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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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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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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Did you know that raccoons wash their food, or that owls have special ears? Come here more facts, plus go on a hike and make s'mores by the campfire.

Cost: $10 per person

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Ave.
Summit, NJ  07901
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Telephone: 908-273-8787
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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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See Grammy® Lifetime Achievement winner and Rock n’ Roll Hall of Famer Dickey Betts with his band Great Southern! Co-founder of the Allman Brothers Band, Betts is the man behind the Band’s...

Cost: $35-75

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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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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Reeds Rhythm and All That Brass, and 18-piece big band, performs tonight. Bon Temps Brass Band opens. Wheelchair accessible; free parking.

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
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Aspire Performing Arts Company’s Junior Performing Ensemble is set to present its upcoming production of Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr. The production will feature local students ages 7...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Jacksonville Chapel
264 Jacksonville Rd
Lincoln Park, NJ  07035
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Sponsor: Aspire PAC
Telephone: 201-220-4933
Contact Name: Lisa Beth Vettoso

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Music By Richard Rodgers Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Co-Produced with the New Jersey Youth Theatre and Algonquin Arts Center. Based on the Novel "Green Grow the Lilacs" and set in the...

Cost: $35 General Public

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road

Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3706
Contact Name: Kelli Cheval
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Registration for Session # which begins on July 14 and Session 3 beginning Aug. 4th for the Theater Camp at Middlesex County College under the direction of Taubenslag Productions for kids entering...

Cost: $350 Half Day or $725 Full Day per Session.

Where:
Middlesex County College PAC
2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, NJ  08818
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Sponsor: Middlesex County College
Telephone: 732 906-2556
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Forget about stuffy movie theaters this summer—pack a picnic basket and blanket, and head over to Pier 46, Manhattan’s west side waterfront, for free films (and popcorn) under the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hudson River Park
Pier 46
New York, NJ  10014
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Telephone: 212-627-2020
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Travel back in time with drive-in movies just like in the 50's - complete with large screen and popcorn.

Cost: Free

Where:
Duke Island Park
Bridgewater, NJ  08807


Telephone: 908 722-1200 ext. 351
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Plays-in- the-Park is pleased to present the classic Tony Award winning musical Bye Bye Birdie as the final production of its 2014 Summer Season. Performances will run from July 30 through Aug....

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for seniors (60+), and are FREE for children ages 12 and under

Where:
Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater
1 Pine Drive, Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ  08837
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Sponsor: Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Telephone: 732-548-2884
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Plays-in- the-Park is pleased to present the classic Tony Award winning musical Bye Bye Birdie as the final production of its 2014 Summer Season. Performances will run from July 30 through Aug....

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for seniors (60+), and are FREE for children ages 12 and under

Where:
Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater
1 Pine Drive, Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ  08837
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Sponsor: Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Telephone: 732-548-2884
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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 Rd.
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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Honeybees are responible for at least 30% of the foods we eat everyday! Busy bees are the great pollinators of the world and are so important to so many aspects of our lives and culture....

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Visitors will find old-fashioned fun with balloon launches, tethered rides, and other entertainment. Times Vary

Cost: $7 for adults and $4 for ages 5-12. Children 4 and Under Free

Where:
Warren County Fairgrounds
Phillipsburg, NJ


Telephone: 908-859-6563
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Circus Hollywood is new in 2014 to the New Jersey State Fair aka the Sussex County Farm and Horse Show in Augusta. It is free upon admission to the fair! Come out to see the exciting new events...

Cost: Free upon admission to the fairgrounds

Where:
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Augusta, NJ  07822
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Telephone: (973) 948-5500
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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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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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NOW ENROLLING! Tiny Tots Therapy Inc. will be Summer Groups starting July 8th in our Scotch Plains, NJ location! For More Information, Visit www.tinytotstherapyinc.com. NEW! We are also offering...

Cost: Listed on flyer

Where:
Tiny Tots Therapy Inc.
551 Park Avenue
Suite 4
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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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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This four-day action packed family event features the freshest seafood, live entertainment, kiddy rides, games, contests, a beer and wine garden, and more. Thursday 6PM to 10PM Friday 6PM...

Cost: Free

Where:
Huddy Park
Waterwitch Avenue
Highlands, NJ
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Telephone: 732-291-4713
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Beginning on Friday May 2nd, during every live racing night at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment, guests can donate $1 to the Charity of the Month to then have the chance to participate in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment
1 Racetrack Drive
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
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Join Little Red Riding Hood on her journey through the woods to Granny's. Along the way she meets some of your favorite fairytale characters all while escaping the Big Bad Wolf. Friday...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road
Titusville, NJ  08560
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Telephone: 609-737-0609
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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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Vacation Music Academy is now accepting registrations for classes in art, dance, music, and theater for children K to 8. Jr. Camp Counselors are welcome for free to assist in the classroom & attend...

Cost: $50 per week

Where:
St. Andrew's Church
121 High Street
Mount Holly, NJ  08060
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Sponsor: St. Andrew's Church
Telephone: 609-744-8426
Contact Name: Victoria
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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 exhibit includes hands-on, interactive stations that invite exploration of nano phenomena and real world applications and implications. This 400-square foot traveling exhibition was created...

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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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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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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Make a discovery at Reeves-Reed Arboretum and enjoy a unique family experience.  Drop by the Carriage House Education Center for an interactive exploration of nature.  Each week...

Cost: $5 pert child

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Telephone: 190-827-387871515
Contact Name: Jackie Kondel
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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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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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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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Join us for a guided morning paddle on Lake Carnegie, in cooperation with Griggstown Canoe and Kayak Rental in Princeton. Naturalist and Education Director Jeff Hoagland will share some of the many...

Cost: $25-50 depending on watercraft

Where:
Lake Carnegie
Princeton, NJ  08540


Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Telephone: 609-737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
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Join us for a fun-filled morning as we work towards breaking the world record of the number of mothers simultaneously breastfeeding! August 1-2, 2014 marks the 9th annual worldwide Big Latch On...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bump to Bump Maternity
300 Franklin Avenue
Wyckoff, NJ  07481
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Sponsor: Bump to Bump Maternity
Telephone: 201-891-6800
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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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Learn and practice many of the basic paddling techniques for effectively moving a canoe across the water.

Cost: Free

Where:
Flag Pole on NJ SOC campus
1 Wapalanne Road
Sandyston, NJ  07826
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Sponsor: Montclair University's NJ School of Conservation
Telephone: 973-948-3820
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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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Come enjoy camp for a day at the Morris Museum! Pick & Choose from dates below: Thurs. July 17 - Honeybees Learn about h oneybees from master bee keeper Clifford Wright Sunflower through...

Cost: Members: $30 Non Members: $40

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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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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National speaker and author Ron Shuali is presenting Breaking the Bullying Circle, an educational bullying workshop that can potentially protect your children from bullies and how to avoid becoming...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rebounderz
76 Carter Dr
Edison, NJ  08817
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Sponsor: Shua Life Skills
Telephone: 856-425-6255
Contact Name: Jennifer Huynh
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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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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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Pony rides, barnyard games, music, and lots of tasty peach treats await all weekend.

Cost: $5

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Terhune Orchards
Telephone: 609-924-2310
Contact Name: Farm Store
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Enjoy an interpretive horse-drawn wagon ride while discovering the importance of sustainable farming. Learn about the methods, equipment, crops, and enterprises of Charles Foster’s farm in...

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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Make your own Rainbow Fish!

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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Visit Continental soldiers and others who worked with and for the army. Hear what they have to say about army life, their duties, equipment, and experiences in the Continental Army.

Cost: Free

Where:
Soldier Huts at the Pennsylvania Line Encampment S
Morristown, NJ  07960


Sponsor: Morristown National Historical Park
Telephone: 973-539-2016
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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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Enjoy musicians, exhibits, and peachy desserts along the river.

Cost: Free

Where:
Riverview Estates
303 Bank Ave
Riverton, NJ  08077
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Telephone: 856-829-2274
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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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Meet up at Stony Lake Pavilion within Stokes State Forest to help the Friends group in creating a butterfly garden! No tools or experience required! Day entry fee of $10 to enter the park is...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Stony Lake Pavilion within Stokes State Forest
1 Coursen Road
Branchville, NJ  07826
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Sponsor: Friends of Stokes State Forest
Telephone: 973-948-3820
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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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Pick your peaches, enjoy special peach treats, and take part in lots of farm family fun.

Cost: $

Where:
Alstede Farms
84 County Road 513
Chester, NJ  07930
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Telephone: 908-879-7189
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Enjoy scrumptious peach treats galore: homemade peach ice cream, peach shortcakes, peach ice tea slushies, and peach pies (including peach blueberry, peach melba, peach praline, and – of course...

Cost: various options - see website for details

Where:
Alstede Farms
84 County Route 513 South
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Blended-Ages Music (18 months to 5 years, with parent or caregiver): Ideal for families, this mixed-age class allows children to learn the fundamentals of music in a nurturing and creative...

Cost: 20

Where:
Cornerstone Music Studios
358 Sweetmans Lane
Millstone Township, NJ  08535
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Telephone: 732-446-1919
Contact Name: Laura Wittman
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Pack a picnic lunch, stroll through the herb and vegetable garden and browse the museum galleries in the restored late 18th/early 19th century farmhouse. Families can enjoy a nature scavenger hunt....

Cost: $4

Where:
Updike Farmstead
354 Quaker Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Historical Society of Princeton
Telephone: 609-921-6748
Contact Name: Eve Mandel
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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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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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Come to the Morris Museum for Super Science Saturdays! On selected Saturdays come to the museum for a demonstration in science followed by a hands-on activity. June 14: Glitter Goop Use...

Cost: Members: Free / Non Members: $3 per child + museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Celebrate Irish culture with traditional music, dance, food, and vendors.

Cost: Free

Where:
Keansburg Waterfront Boardwalk
Keansburg, NJ  07734


Telephone: 732-915-2191
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The Center for Contemporary Art's highly anticipated 2014 Non-Juried Member's Exhibit will be on view from June 23 through August 23. There will be an opening reception on Friday, June 27 from...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Decorate boats and sail them in the tailrace.

Cost: Free

Where:
Cooper Gristmill
66 Route 513
Chester, NJ
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Telephone: 908-879-5463
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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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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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Opening on Sunday August 4th 2013 Macculloch Hall Historical Museum presents a new exhibit “Thomas Nast Brings Down Boss Tweed”, in the second floor Thomas Nast Gallery. The exhibit...

Cost: Adults $8; Seniors & Students $6; Children 6 – 12 $4.

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Ave
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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Help the farmers wash lambs that were born this spring.

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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Use the power of light to cross the finish line with a miniature solar race car.

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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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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Listen to a story, meet an animal star from the book, and complete a craft.

Cost: $10.00 per child.

Where:
Bergen County Zoo
216 Forest Ave
Paramus, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 262-3771

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This program is designed to show participants that water is a key human resource. A brief discussion of how water relates to all life and to home community, a survey of water quality at a stream,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Flag Pole on NJ SOC campus
1 Wapalanne Road
Sandyston, NJ  07826
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Sponsor: Montclair University's NJ School of Conservation
Telephone: 973-948-3820
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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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Aspire Performing Arts Company’s Junior Performing Ensemble is set to present its upcoming production of Disney’s Alice in Wonderland Jr. The production will feature local students ages 7...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Jacksonville Chapel
264 Jacksonville Rd
Lincoln Park, NJ  07035
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Sponsor: Aspire PAC
Telephone: 201-220-4933
Contact Name: Lisa Beth Vettoso
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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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Jersey Shore United presents a benefit concert to assist families affected by Hurricane Sandy with Phil Wickham. Performances: 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm

Cost: $20 General $25 Gold Circle $30 VIP $15 Group 10+

Where:
The Church of Grace and Peace
1563 Old Freehold Road
Toms River, NJ  08755
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Sponsor: Jersey Shore United
Telephone: 732-349-1550 Ext 311
Contact Name: Administrator
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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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Follow Dorothy "Over the Rainbow" as she meets The Scarecrow, The Tin Man, The Cowardly Lion, and The Wicked Witch of the West on her memorable journey down the Yellow Brick Road....

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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Support the local fire department with rides, games, raffles, food, and more.

Cost: Free

Where:
Mallard Park
S Potter Ave
Manasquan, NJ  08736
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Telephone: 732-223-3501
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Come and experience the phenomenon frequently known as ‘ghost hunting,’ led by Ghost-One, a group with over 25 years of paranormal experience. Join Ghost-One’s expert staff who use...

Cost: $45/person. All programs are rain or shine, no refunds.

Where:
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Drum, slap, tap, dance, shake it up. Experience the healing vibrations created by group drumming. Drumming as a group can create states of euphoria, promote play, release anger, and promote...

Cost: 15

Where:
Princeton Center for Yoga & Health
88 Orchard Road
Suite 6
Skillman, NJ  08558
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Sponsor: Princeton Center for Yoga & Health
Telephone: 609-924-7294
Contact Name: Deborah Metzger
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Experience the ultimate cretaceous campout by staying at the park for an overnight adventure. Sleep in large, army-style tents among the dinosaurs.

Cost: $75

Where:
Field Station: Dinosaurs
1 Dinosaur Way
Secaucus, NJ  07094
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Telephone: 855-999-9010
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The closest you will get to ABBA itself! All the hits including "Mama Mia","Waterloo",and of course "Dancing Queen" A perfect show for all the kids! Beautiful...

Cost: Advance $20 Adult, $15 Senior (60+), $10 Child (11-17) Child 10 & under free.

Where:
Camp Jefferson Amphitheatre
81 Weldon Road
Lake Hopatcong, NJ  07849
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Sponsor: Jefferson Highlights Community Television
Telephone: 973-663-5590
Contact Name: Jefferson Highlights
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Music By Richard Rodgers Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Co-Produced with the New Jersey Youth Theatre and Algonquin Arts Center. Based on the Novel "Green Grow the Lilacs" and set in the...

Cost: $35 General Public

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road

Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3706
Contact Name: Kelli Cheval
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Dance to a caller and live band! Beginners workshop at 7:30 pm. No partner necessary. Please carry in clean soft-soled shoes for dancing. This event best for middle school age and up. Just...

Cost: Adults $10; students $5

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
Parish House
14 Hanover Road
East Hanover, NJ  07963
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-295-6864
Contact Name: Gloria Friedman
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Registration for Session # which begins on July 14 and Session 3 beginning Aug. 4th for the Theater Camp at Middlesex County College under the direction of Taubenslag Productions for kids entering...

Cost: $350 Half Day or $725 Full Day per Session.

Where:
Middlesex County College PAC
2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, NJ  08818
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Sponsor: Middlesex County College
Telephone: 732 906-2556
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Plays-in- the-Park is pleased to present the classic Tony Award winning musical Bye Bye Birdie as the final production of its 2014 Summer Season. Performances will run from July 30 through Aug....

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for seniors (60+), and are FREE for children ages 12 and under

Where:
Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater
1 Pine Drive, Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ  08837
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Sponsor: Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Telephone: 732-548-2884
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Plays-in- the-Park is pleased to present the classic Tony Award winning musical Bye Bye Birdie as the final production of its 2014 Summer Season. Performances will run from July 30 through Aug....

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for seniors (60+), and are FREE for children ages 12 and under

Where:
Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater
1 Pine Drive, Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ  08837
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Sponsor: Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Telephone: 732-548-2884
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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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Join Little Red Riding Hood on her journey through the woods to Granny's. Along the way she meets some of your favorite fairytale characters all while escaping the Big Bad Wolf. Friday...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road
Titusville, NJ  08560
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Telephone: 609-737-0609
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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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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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Beginning on Friday May 2nd, during every live racing night at Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment, guests can donate $1 to the Charity of the Month to then have the chance to participate in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment
1 Racetrack Drive
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
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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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Honeybees are responible for at least 30% of the foods we eat everyday! Busy bees are the great pollinators of the world and are so important to so many aspects of our lives and culture....

Cost: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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NOW ENROLLING! Tiny Tots Therapy Inc. will be Summer Groups starting July 8th in our Scotch Plains, NJ location! For More Information, Visit www.tinytotstherapyinc.com. NEW! We are also offering...

Cost: Listed on flyer

Where:
Tiny Tots Therapy Inc.
551 Park Avenue
Suite 4
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Circus Hollywood is new in 2014 to the New Jersey State Fair aka the Sussex County Farm and Horse Show in Augusta. It is free upon admission to the fair! Come out to see the exciting new events...

Cost: Free upon admission to the fairgrounds

Where:
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Augusta, NJ  07822
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Telephone: (973) 948-5500
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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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Visitors will find old-fashioned fun with balloon launches, tethered rides, and other entertainment. Times Vary

Cost: $7 for adults and $4 for ages 5-12. Children 4 and Under Free

Where:
Warren County Fairgrounds
Phillipsburg, NJ


Telephone: 908-859-6563
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The fair includes 4-H animal shows and exhibits, homemade ice cream, hay and pony rides, farm tours and demonstrations, children's crafts, and more. Saturday, August 2 – 10 am to 8...

Cost: Free

Where:
Howell Living History Farm
70 Woodens Ln
Lambertville, NJ  08530
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Telephone: 609-989-6833
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This four-day action packed family event features the freshest seafood, live entertainment, kiddy rides, games, contests, a beer and wine garden, and more. Thursday 6PM to 10PM Friday 6PM...

Cost: Free

Where:
Huddy Park
Waterwitch Avenue
Highlands, NJ
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Telephone: 732-291-4713
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