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August 2016

A delicious daytime event dedicated to two of nature’s most flavorful plants. Vote for your favorite ice cream flavor, and take a tropical smell test.  Join us for crafts and fun...

Cost: $4 for children, $6 for 12 yrs. and older

Where:
Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Sponsor: Camden Children's Garden
Telephone: 856-365-8733
Contact Name: Valerie Frick
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Pirates invade the Village! Catch the action with exciting pirate fight shows throughout the weekend. Take in exhibits and activities such as antique boats, duck decoy carving and more. Plus, sea...

Cost: Children under 3: Free; Children 3-12: $10; Adults: $12

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9 South
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Our 2016 Summer Musical Under the Stars: August 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 and 28, 2016 @ 8:00 PM YOU’RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN For Immediate Release August 1, 2016 Contact:...

Cost: $10.00 for adults, $8.00 for children under 12

Where:
Washington Park
Dunellen, NJ  08812


Sponsor: Dunellen Skylight Theater Productions
Telephone: 732-921-5919
Contact Name: Jane, Gail or Sue
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Come meet Dryptosaurus, the eastern cousin of T-rex! Dryptosaurus was the second nearly complete dinosaur ever found (after Hadrosaurus), and it was found in New Jersey! The animal was...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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Day Out With Thomas is a family event that offers children and their grownups the opportunity to ride with classic storybook friend Thomas the Tank Engine at heritage railroads nationwide. Parents,...

Cost: ages 2 and up: $21

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Rd
Ronks, PA  17572
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Telephone: 1-866-725-9666
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Enjoy free preseason entry to the 10-acre corn maze at Alstede Farms. Available as a free addition to general admission. Monday through Thursday from 9am-noon, there is free corn maze admission, as...

Cost: Free

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

Cost: $21.75/adult, $17.75/child, free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. The theme for August is ‘90...

Cost: $10 per family

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

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Experience a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their unforgettable characters with The...

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215.448.1200
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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

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

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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SaikouCon, which means "best convention", is the large scale, annual anime convention of the Pocono Mountains. Boasting a dedicated staff of longtime Japanese anime and manga fans, SaikouCon is...

Cost: $15 - $60

Where:
Split Rock Resort
100 Moseywood Road
Lake Harmony, PA  18624
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Sponsor: SaikouCon
Contact Name: Michael Meade
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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“I’m a kiss kiss fish with a kiss kiss face for spreading cheery cheeries all over the place!” The Pout Pout Fish is coming to Edaville USA to spread his cheery cheeries all over the place!...

Cost: $37.00 (Ages 4-59) $32.00 (Ages 2-3, 60+)

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA  02330
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Sponsor: Edaville USA
Telephone: 508-866-8190
Contact Name: Edaville USA
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The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts (METC) invites children ages 6-12 to Camp in a Day, five single day camps held in the month of August. Come spend a day at METC and have summer fun like it’s...

Cost: $45 per session/$35 for METC Members

Where:
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
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Telephone: 973-377-2982
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This event will once again be held along West Pleasant Ave. from 10AM-5PM. The street will be transformed into a giant town block party. Our special section in the Bergen Community Bank parking...

Cost: Free

Where:
West Pleasant Ave.
Maywood, NJ  07607


Sponsor: Maywood Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 201 998 1144
Contact Name: Cissy Gialanella
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August Weekend Crafting is here! Goodbye Summer!! Make a picture of your favorite summer memory! Join us every weekend in August for a special craft!

Cost: free with general admission

Where:
Imagine That!!! A NJ Children's Museum
4 Vreeland Rd.
Florham Park, NJ  07932
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Sponsor: Imagine That!!!
Telephone: 973-966-8000
Contact Name: Karisa
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Discover some family fun with the help of puzzles, games, and the park's mobile app. Try a ranger hat on for size, and share your knowledge of America's National Parks. Available daily...

Cost: Free

Where:
Independence National Historical Park
143 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: (215) 965-2305
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This event will once again be held along West Pleasant Ave. from 10AM-5PM. The street will be transformed into a giant town block party. Our special section in the Bergen Community Bank parking lot...

Cost: Free

Where:
Maywood, NJ
100 West Pleasant Ave.
Maywood, NJ  07607
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Sponsor: JC Promotions
Telephone: 201-998-1144
Contact Name: JC Promotions
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The Summer Fest will feature games for the whole family with a giant sized water slide, a kids water slide along with beach games like giant connect four and a water balloon toss. Take a walk along...

Cost: $10

Where:
Skylands Stadium
94 Championship Way
Augusta, NJ  07822
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Sponsor: Sussex County Miners
Telephone: 973-383-7644
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Stuffed or sautéed, fire-roasted or fried, hatch chilies add a signature punch to any dish. Kings Food Markets is excited to invite you to a Hatch Chili Roast taking place this weekend at...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kings Food Markets
115 Hawkins Place
Boonton, NJ  07005
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Sponsor: Kings Food Markets
Telephone: 215-790-4374
Contact Name: Ashley Conde
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Action Fun Farm Fun for all ages. Over 30 activities! Bring your family, friends, school, class, birthday, scout, or church groups to Heaven Hill Farm for bushels of good, old-fashioned fun down on...

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

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
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Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
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Today, the facility offers families of the greater Tri-State community affordable, high-value entertainment year-round with 90% of its 68-thousand square feet under a one-of-a-kind retractable roof...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Sahara's Sam Oasis Indoor and Outdoor Waterpark
535 North Route 73
West Berlin, NJ  08091
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Entrance fees will be waived for all visitors to the park on Friday through Sunday, August 25-28. A fee free day is a great opportunity to discover new programs, new stories or for those who have...

Cost: Free

Where:
Thomas Edison National Historical Park
211 Main St
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: Thomas Edison National Historical Park
Telephone: 973-736-0550 x11
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Pirates pillage the Village...Valhallas Pirates will be in action with exciting pirate fight shows and exhibits. Plus, The Sea Dogs will lead sea chanties and sing-a-longs.

Where:
720 Route 9
Cape May, NJ  08204


Telephone: 609-898-2300

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

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

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
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Telephone: (508) 866-8190
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AUGUST 27 & 28 (10:30am - 4pm) HAPPINESS IS MELON-SHAPED! NO U-PICK Local watermelon, cantaloupe, & honeydew for sale Melon slices for sale Homemade melon ice cream Watermelon eating contest...

Cost: Free admission, additional cost for activities

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Drawing from the Morris Museum’s worldwide collection of 2,000 sand samples, this exhibition delves into the structure and color of sand, as well as the science of beaches and the effect that...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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Sunday, August 28, Danny iPlay is hosting a Back to School Bash for his August Kids Club Event! Join us for an afternoon of fun with live performance with The Academy of Music and Dance Rock Bands,...

Cost: Free

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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Want to make art in the great outdoors? Visit our Free Art Outpost on Governors Island throughout the summer for free hands-on art making led by CMA’s Teaching Artists. Free Art Island...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Nolan Park, Governors Island
Outside Buildings 11 & 14
New York, NY  10004
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Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts/Free Arts Island Outpost
Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna Dubose
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With just toothpicks and Elmer's Glue, artist Stan Munro constructs precise reproductions of architectural masterworks and world-renowned structures. Toothpick World features iconic American...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown , NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 972-971-3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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This weekend only! Meet Michelangelo and Raphael, take a photo with them, and play in the amazing exhibit Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Secrets of the Sewer. The exhibit...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Telephone: 201.200.1000
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and the countryside.

Cost: $10/adult, $7/child, free/under 3 yrs.

Where:
Morris museum
6 normandy heights road
morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the boundaries of presidential power. This exhibit explores...

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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Calling all nature-loving readers! StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Love tomatoes? Mark your calendar for the Museum’s 13th Annual Heirloom Tomato-Tasting Festival on Sunday, Aug. 28, from 1 – 5 p.m. in the breezeway outside the Museum’s entrance....

Cost: free

Where:
Hoboken Historical Museum
1301 Hudson Street.
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: Hoboken Historical Museum
Telephone: 201-656-2240
Contact Name: Bob Foster
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Free Guided Garden Tours - Sundays, 2 p.m., May through October. Steady rain cancels. Meet at the Carriage House Visitor Center and wear comfortable shoes.

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

Where:
New Jersey Botanical Gardens
Ringwood, NJ  07456


Telephone: 973-962-9534
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Concerts will be held at the Park Lake Gazebo on Mt. Hope Road at 3 p.m. on Sundays during July and August (rain location Rockaway Townsquare Mall).

Cost: Free

Where:
Park Lake Gazebo
Rockaway, NJ  07866


Telephone: 973-627-2000
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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. Donaldson Farms produce will be...

Cost: No entrance fee. Activities and menu items priced individually.

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Rd
Hackettstown, NJ
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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Professional skateboarding will continue its summer tradition of entertaining fans with grinds, tricks and spins at Prudential Center as the SLS Nike SB World Tour brings its full roster to The...

Cost: $30-$50

Where:
Prudential Center
25 Lafayette St
Newark, NJ  07102
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Hansel & Gretel Music and Lyrics by Louis Palena September 10 & 11, 2016 September 17 & 18, 2016 Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm Based on the original tale, take a trip...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ  08560
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Telephone: 609-737-0609
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Join us at the 7th Annual OMG Signature Tea Experience. Held on the stunning grounds of Liberty Hall, our signature tea is more than just a tea party, it is the tri state area's premier experience...

Cost: $60

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Avenue
Union , NJ
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Sponsor: The OMG Tea Party
Telephone: 732-713-1167
Contact Name: Team OMG
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Discover the many beautiful trails that Vernon has to offer by joining this self guided challenge to complete 50 miles on any of our trails between July 15, 2016 and November 15, 2016. Sounds...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Vernon Township
, NJ

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Exhibit Dates: June 24 – September 3, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, June 24th from 6-8 p.m. This show is eagerly anticipated and is a great exhibition opportunity for artists at all levels of...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Take your little firefighters-in-training to this fair featuring carnival rides and games, local food and tours of the town on an actual fire truck.

Cost: free

Where:
Fair Haven Fire Department
645 River Rd.
Fair Haven, NJ  07704
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Telephone: 732-747-9199
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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Every Saturday and Sunday starting April 9, head to the farm for pony rides, moon bounces, wagon train rides and much more. Times vary.

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ
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Telephone: 908-879-7189
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Our Motessori Preschool and Kindergarten program just relocated to 1961 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains at the end of March! 5% relocation promotion is offered for a limited spots that are available!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Video Gaming, Laser Tag, Sports Parties, and Game System Rentals Tournaments and parties are available

Cost: Prices vary

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


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

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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C2 Education of Hamilton NJ is offering Free College Counseling in your community throughout the month of August! As competitive as college admissions have become, it is never too early to start...

Cost: Free

Where:
C2 Education of Hamilton, NJ
632 Hamilton Marketplace
Hamilton, NJ  08691
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Telephone: 609 4503396

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Hands-on History Jun 11 , 2016 - Jun 12 , 2016 Try your hand at crafts and trades from the 1800s! Blacksmithing, basket weaving, woodworking and more. Step inside the Village's 26...

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9
Cape May, NJ
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Telephone: (609) 898-2300, ext. 18
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Members of the Camera Naturalists Photo Club at the Environmental Education Center (EEC) will be exhibiting their award-winning photos at “Natural Beauty – Captured with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Camera Naturalists Photo Club
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Kurt Bender
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Day Out With Thomas is a family event that offers children and their grownups the opportunity to ride with classic storybook friend Thomas the Tank Engine at heritage railroads nationwide. Parents,...

Cost: ages 2 and up: $21

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Rd
Ronks, PA  17572
View map »


Telephone: 1-866-725-9666
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $21.75/adult, $17.75/child, free/under 2 yrs.

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


Telephone: 201-200-1000
Website »

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Enjoy free preseason entry to the 10-acre corn maze at Alstede Farms. Available as a free addition to general admission. Monday through Thursday from 9am-noon, there is free corn maze admission, as...

Cost: Free

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
View map »

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Experience a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their unforgettable characters with The...

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215.448.1200
Website »

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Discover some family fun with the help of puzzles, games, and the park's mobile app. Try a ranger hat on for size, and share your knowledge of America's National Parks. Available daily...

Cost: Free

Where:
Independence National Historical Park
143 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: (215) 965-2305
Website »

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Today, the facility offers families of the greater Tri-State community affordable, high-value entertainment year-round with 90% of its 68-thousand square feet under a one-of-a-kind retractable roof...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Sahara's Sam Oasis Indoor and Outdoor Waterpark
535 North Route 73
West Berlin, NJ  08091
View map »


Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: (732) 747-2266
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: (508) 866-8190
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 856.365.3300
Website »

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

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. The theme for August is ‘90...

Cost: $10 per family

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

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Free parent/child preschool play group with bible story time, music, play stations, and outdoor play (weather permitting). Suggested ages 18mos-4 years. Mondays 10:30-11:30 til August 29th. Please...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Grace Christian Church
1961 Wayside Road
Tinton Falls, NJ  07724
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Sponsor: Grace Kids
Telephone: 732-493-5033
Contact Name: Bonnie Deroski
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Visit the Museum Saturday or Sunday for story time! “Some bugs cruise around in groups. Some bugs fly in loop-de-loops. Some bugs land smack dab in soups.” This wonderful rhyming...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts (METC) invites children ages 6-12 to Camp in a Day, five single day camps held in the month of August. Come spend a day at METC and have summer fun like it’s...

Cost: $45 per session/$35 for METC Members

Where:
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
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Telephone: 973-377-2982
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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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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. Donaldson Farms produce will be...

Cost: No entrance fee. Activities and menu items priced individually.

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Rd
Hackettstown, NJ
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Take your little firefighters-in-training to this fair featuring carnival rides and games, local food and tours of the town on an actual fire truck.

Cost: free

Where:
Fair Haven Fire Department
645 River Rd.
Fair Haven, NJ  07704
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Telephone: 732-747-9199
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Music Under the Stars” Summer Concert Series, Rain location:  Memorial Junior School Auditorium, 61 Highland Avenue, Whippany. A variety of Food Trucks will be on site at 6 pm to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Brickyard Field
Whippany, NJ


Sponsor: HANOVER TOWNSHIP RECREATION
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Exhibit Dates: June 24 – September 3, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, June 24th from 6-8 p.m. This show is eagerly anticipated and is a great exhibition opportunity for artists at all levels of...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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Join us on the beach at Jenkinson's across from the ride park train station for Kiddie Shows June 27th: Ron Valentine Comedy Variety Show July 11th: Pinao Hawaii Hula Show July 18th: Doc Swan...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant, NJ  08742
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Telephone: 732-892-0600
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Day of "Hope" with Bethany Hamilton to assist the work of Jersey Shore United helping families affected by Hurricane Sandy and other natural and personal disasters October 15, 2016 - 9:30...

Cost: $20

Where:
The Great Auditorium, Ocean Grove
Pilgrim Pathway
Ocean Grove, NJ  07756
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Sponsor: Jersey Shore United
Telephone: 732-914-8885
Contact Name: Alan
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With just toothpicks and Elmer's Glue, artist Stan Munro constructs precise reproductions of architectural masterworks and world-renowned structures. Toothpick World features iconic American...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown , NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 972-971-3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Calling all nature-loving readers! StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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Glassworks Studio opened in December 2002 in Morristown, NJ as the only public, walk-in glass fusing studio in the country. Now glass fusing is available in a variety of venues and in almost every...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Glassworks Studio
151 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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The Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering programs to introduce people to the enjoyment of trail...

Cost: $35 $45 $330

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Discover the many beautiful trails that Vernon has to offer by joining this self guided challenge to complete 50 miles on any of our trails between July 15, 2016 and November 15, 2016. Sounds...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Vernon Township
, NJ

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

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Our Motessori Preschool and Kindergarten program just relocated to 1961 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains at the end of March! 5% relocation promotion is offered for a limited spots that are available!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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Friday, May 20 Minions              Harrison...

Cost: Free

Where:
Varies
, NJ


Telephone: 856-384-6900
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the boundaries of presidential power. This exhibit explores...

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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See all the hottest spots in New York City featured on TMZ. Everywhere celebrities go to party, play and get in trouble. Hear inside information and never before revealed details about your...

Cost: $33-43

Where:
Times Square
New York City, NJ


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C2 Education of Hamilton NJ is offering Free College Counseling in your community throughout the month of August! As competitive as college admissions have become, it is never too early to start...

Cost: Free

Where:
C2 Education of Hamilton, NJ
632 Hamilton Marketplace
Hamilton, NJ  08691
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Telephone: 609 4503396

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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. The theme for August is ‘90...

Cost: $10 per family

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

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

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

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

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Edaville USA wants to reward good students once again! Students K - 12th grade who bring in their completed summer reading assignments qualify for FREE admission! This offer is valid at the gate...

Cost: $37.00 (Ages 4-59) $32.00 (Ages 2-3, 60+)

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA  02330
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Sponsor: Edaville USA
Telephone: 508-866-8190
Contact Name: Edaville USA
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Tinkergarten...The best education in the healthiest classroom of all... the Outdoors! Child/Parent Nature Play Classes for kids ages 18 months to 8 years. Come find out what Tinkergarten is all...

Cost: FREE

Where:
F. Bliss Price Arboretum
Wyckoff Road
Eatontown, NJ  07724
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Sponsor: Tinkergarten
Contact Name: Robin Sorrentino
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The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts (METC) invites children ages 6-12 to Camp in a Day, five single day camps held in the month of August. Come spend a day at METC and have summer fun like it’s...

Cost: $45 per session/$35 for METC Members

Where:
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
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Telephone: 973-377-2982
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Join us to practice your English! Discussion topics will be: health, food, shopping, culture, customs, and more! (you must be 18 years or older to attend)

Cost: Free

Where:
Elizabeth Public Library
11 South Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ  07202
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Sponsor: Literacy NJ
Telephone: 908-486-1777

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

Cost: $21.75/adult, $17.75/child, free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Members of the Camera Naturalists Photo Club at the Environmental Education Center (EEC) will be exhibiting their award-winning photos at “Natural Beauty – Captured with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Camera Naturalists Photo Club
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Kurt Bender
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Enjoy free preseason entry to the 10-acre corn maze at Alstede Farms. Available as a free addition to general admission. Monday through Thursday from 9am-noon, there is free corn maze admission, as...

Cost: Free

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Day Out With Thomas is a family event that offers children and their grownups the opportunity to ride with classic storybook friend Thomas the Tank Engine at heritage railroads nationwide. Parents,...

Cost: ages 2 and up: $21

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Rd
Ronks, PA  17572
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Telephone: 1-866-725-9666
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Read & Pick is an innovative program that combines picking fruit with your young child and listening to a story highlighting the fruit. Parents and young children (ages preschool to 8 years)...

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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Experience a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their unforgettable characters with The...

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215.448.1200
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The Morris County Park Commission is hosting weekly hikes for parents and their babies. Explore the stunning trails while embracing nature from 9:30am-11am. Locations change weekly.

Cost: $2 per adult

Where:
Various
, NJ

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

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

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
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Telephone: (508) 866-8190
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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

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

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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Today, the facility offers families of the greater Tri-State community affordable, high-value entertainment year-round with 90% of its 68-thousand square feet under a one-of-a-kind retractable roof...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Sahara's Sam Oasis Indoor and Outdoor Waterpark
535 North Route 73
West Berlin, NJ  08091
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Discover some family fun with the help of puzzles, games, and the park's mobile app. Try a ranger hat on for size, and share your knowledge of America's National Parks. Available daily...

Cost: Free

Where:
Independence National Historical Park
143 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: (215) 965-2305
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Encounter an incredible diversity of marine life as you help pull a twenty-foot seine net through the shallows of Cape MayHarbor.  You will learn about the lives of the animals that inhabit...

Cost: $10 adults, $5 children ages 3-12, children under 3 free

Where:
1600 Delaware Ave.
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: New Jersey Audubon Society
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Staycation Days at the Monmouth Museum! Tuesday, August 30th 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM All Day Fun: Nature Area Explorations, Arts & Crafts in the Green Arts Studio, Movies in the Media Center and Random...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission $8, Members are Free

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: 732-747-2266
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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 has...

Cost: $8 per child; $10 per adult.

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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With just toothpicks and Elmer's Glue, artist Stan Munro constructs precise reproductions of architectural masterworks and world-renowned structures. Toothpick World features iconic American...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown , NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 972-971-3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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


Telephone: 973.971.3700
Website »

More information

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

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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


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

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

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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C2 Education of Hamilton NJ is offering Free College Counseling in your community throughout the month of August! As competitive as college admissions have become, it is never too early to start...

Cost: Free

Where:
C2 Education of Hamilton, NJ
632 Hamilton Marketplace
Hamilton, NJ  08691
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Telephone: 609 4503396

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It’s the TOD SQUAD at BSC! Toddlers get their own amazing program to climb, bounce, explore and make things! Our toddler club includes; soft play equipment, PlayMaze, Bounce Houses, special...

Cost: $10 Per Child

Where:
Branchburg Sports Complex
47 Readington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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The Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering programs to introduce people to the enjoyment of trail...

Cost: $35 $45 $330

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
View map »


Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Discover the many beautiful trails that Vernon has to offer by joining this self guided challenge to complete 50 miles on any of our trails between July 15, 2016 and November 15, 2016. Sounds...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Vernon Township
, NJ

More information

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

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
View map »


Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
Website »

More information

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

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
View map »


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

Cost: $99

Where:
Children's Specialized Hospital
94 Stevens Road
Toms River, NJ
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Telephone: 888-CHILDRENS ext. 3
Contact Name: Dolores Switaj, Ph.D.
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Exhibit Dates: June 24 – September 3, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, June 24th from 6-8 p.m. This show is eagerly anticipated and is a great exhibition opportunity for artists at all levels of...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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Our Motessori Preschool and Kindergarten program just relocated to 1961 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains at the end of March! 5% relocation promotion is offered for a limited spots that are available!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and the countryside.

Cost: $10/adult, $7/child, free/under 3 yrs.

Where:
Morris museum
6 normandy heights road
morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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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. Donaldson Farms produce will be...

Cost: No entrance fee. Activities and menu items priced individually.

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Rd
Hackettstown, NJ
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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Take your little firefighters-in-training to this fair featuring carnival rides and games, local food and tours of the town on an actual fire truck.

Cost: free

Where:
Fair Haven Fire Department
645 River Rd.
Fair Haven, NJ  07704
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Telephone: 732-747-9199
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Bring your chairs, blankets, and snacks and enjoy these outstanding concerts in the great outdoors.

Cost: Free

Where:
Ginty Field
50 Woodland Ave
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: The Township of Morris Parks and Recreation Department
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Join Linden's summer concert series for an evening of great music and entertainment!

Cost: Free

Where:
Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade
400 N Wood Ave
Linden, NJ  07036
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Bring the family for a movie night in the park! Movies in the park are free! All movies begin at dusk. The screen is located by the Browning and Collings intersection, near the gazebo. This event...

Cost: Free

Where:
Intersection of Browing and Collings
Collingswood, NJ  08108


Sponsor: Collingswood Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 856-854-0720
Contact Name: Nancy O'Neill
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Glassworks Studio opened in December 2002 in Morristown, NJ as the only public, walk-in glass fusing studio in the country. Now glass fusing is available in a variety of venues and in almost every...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Glassworks Studio
151 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »


Website »

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

Cost: $33-43

Where:
Times Square
New York City, NJ


Website »

More information

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

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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Calling all nature-loving readers! StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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June 28    Cinderella (2015)         July *05    Minions *Tonight’s movie may be postponed if the Fireworks are held over due...

Cost: Free

Where:
Excursion Park
JFK Blvd and Pleasure Ave
Sea Isle City, NJ  08243
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Telephone: (609) 263-8687
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Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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C2 Education of Hamilton NJ is offering Free College Counseling in your community throughout the month of August! As competitive as college admissions have become, it is never too early to start...

Cost: Free

Where:
C2 Education of Hamilton, NJ
632 Hamilton Marketplace
Hamilton, NJ  08691
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Telephone: 609 4503396

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

Cost: $21.75/adult, $17.75/child, free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Liberty Hall Museum invites you to celebrate the 240th anniversary of William Livingston becoming New Jersey's first elected Governor! On Wed. Aug 31 from 2-4 pm, join us on the beautiful grounds...

Cost: Free

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Enjoy free preseason entry to the 10-acre corn maze at Alstede Farms. Available as a free addition to general admission. Monday through Thursday from 9am-noon, there is free corn maze admission, as...

Cost: Free

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Put on your space suit and blast-off into outer space to visit the Moon, Sun and planets. The show offers a lively experience for young people with selected music from Journey Into space by Jane...

Cost: $8 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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The Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering programs to introduce people to the enjoyment of trail...

Cost: $35 $45 $330

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Our youngest audience members can sing along with songs by Mr. Ray("Family Ride", "Kalien the Alien") and Jane Murphy("Moon Rock", "The Planet Song"). Some songs are illustrated with lasers, while...

Cost: $8 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Discover the many beautiful trails that Vernon has to offer by joining this self guided challenge to complete 50 miles on any of our trails between July 15, 2016 and November 15, 2016. Sounds...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Vernon Township
, NJ

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

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Members of the Camera Naturalists Photo Club at the Environmental Education Center (EEC) will be exhibiting their award-winning photos at “Natural Beauty – Captured with...

Cost: Free

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

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Day Out With Thomas is a family event that offers children and their grownups the opportunity to ride with classic storybook friend Thomas the Tank Engine at heritage railroads nationwide. Parents,...

Cost: ages 2 and up: $21

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Rd
Ronks, PA  17572
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Telephone: 1-866-725-9666
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Individuals looking for brisk weekly walk are invited to join a weekly walking group that meets every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. at the Duke Island Visitor’s Center for a healthy walk through Duke...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duke Island Park
Old York Road
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200
Contact Name: Karren Newman
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Edaville USA wants to reward good students once again! Students K - 12th grade who bring in their completed summer reading assignments qualify for FREE admission! This offer is valid at the gate...

Cost: $37.00 (Ages 4-59) $32.00 (Ages 2-3, 60+)

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA  02330
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Sponsor: Edaville USA
Telephone: 508-866-8190
Contact Name: Edaville USA
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The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts (METC) invites children ages 6-12 to Camp in a Day, five single day camps held in the month of August. Come spend a day at METC and have summer fun like it’s...

Cost: $45 per session/$35 for METC Members

Where:
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
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Telephone: 973-377-2982
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With just toothpicks and Elmer's Glue, artist Stan Munro constructs precise reproductions of architectural masterworks and world-renowned structures. Toothpick World features iconic American...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown , NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 972-971-3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the boundaries of presidential power. This exhibit explores...

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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Experience a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their unforgettable characters with The...

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215.448.1200
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Trailside’s summer matinee entertainment series will feature a variety of kid-friendly, nature, science and earth-friendly entertainment. Live animals, magicians, music and more may take the...

Cost: $5/person, $4/seniors

Where:
Trailside Nature and Science Center
452 New Providence Rd.
Mountainside, NJ
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Telephone: 908-789-3670
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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The Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange is extending its hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays this summer, allowing admission until 8 p.m. and keeping the zoo open until 8:30 p.m., a full four hours later...

Cost: zoo admission

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ
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Telephone: 973-731-5800
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This summer, two Summit-based nonprofit organizations, New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble and Reeves-Reed Arboretum, join together to present the INKUBATE® dance installation performance series....

Cost: Free for RRA members. $10 donation for non-members, $5 for students

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Exhibit Dates: June 24 – September 3, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, June 24th from 6-8 p.m. This show is eagerly anticipated and is a great exhibition opportunity for artists at all levels of...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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The Sayreville Police Auxiliary will be holding a carnival on Wednesday, August 31 through Saturday, September 3 at Kennedy Park on Washington Rd., in Sayreville. Free parking available at...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Kennedy Park
825 Washington Rd.
Parlin, NJ  08859
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Sponsor: Sayreville Police Auxiliary
Contact Name: Ed Smith
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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

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

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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Discover some family fun with the help of puzzles, games, and the park's mobile app. Try a ranger hat on for size, and share your knowledge of America's National Parks. Available daily...

Cost: Free

Where:
Independence National Historical Park
143 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: (215) 965-2305
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Today, the facility offers families of the greater Tri-State community affordable, high-value entertainment year-round with 90% of its 68-thousand square feet under a one-of-a-kind retractable roof...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Sahara's Sam Oasis Indoor and Outdoor Waterpark
535 North Route 73
West Berlin, NJ  08091
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and the countryside.

Cost: $10/adult, $7/child, free/under 3 yrs.

Where:
Morris museum
6 normandy heights road
morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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Come and cool off on a warm summer night, enjoy some fun activities, and meet the new faculty in our school program.

Cost: Free

Where:
Jewish Congregation of Kinnelon
21 Passaic Ave
Pompton Lakes, NJ  07442
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Sponsor: Jewish Congregation of Kinnelon
Telephone: 973-838-5566
Contact Name: Juliet Barr
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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

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

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
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Telephone: (508) 866-8190
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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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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. Donaldson Farms produce will be...

Cost: No entrance fee. Activities and menu items priced individually.

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Rd
Hackettstown, NJ
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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The 4th Annual Groovin’ & Grubbin’, an outdoor concert series and food truck festival continues Wednesdays July-August! Grub from 5-8 pm, and groove at 7pm! July 6...

Cost: Free; museum admission $5 after 5 p.m.

Where:
The Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road
Cherry Hill, NJ  08002
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Sponsor: The Garden State Discovery Museum
Telephone: 856-424-1233
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Take your little firefighters-in-training to this fair featuring carnival rides and games, local food and tours of the town on an actual fire truck.

Cost: free

Where:
Fair Haven Fire Department
645 River Rd.
Fair Haven, NJ  07704
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Telephone: 732-747-9199
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It’s not often you get a second chance … but this summer you do. We’re bringing Nightscape back with a few new surprises.  Come experience color, light, and sound as they...

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

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennet Square, PA  19348
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Telephone: 610.388.1000
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Films in Van Vorst Van Vorst Park, 257 Montgomery St, Jersey City Come to the park this summer and bring a chair and bring a friend – the movie and popcorn are on us. June 8:...

Cost: Free

Where:
Van Vorst Park
257 Montgomery St
Jersey City, NJ  07302
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August 10 - The Sandlot:  August 17 - Peanuts the Movie  August 24 - Jurassic World August 31 - Cool Runnings

Cost: Free

Where:
Floods Hill
North Ridgewood Road and Mead Street
South Orange, NJ
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Telephone: 973-378-7754 ext. 1
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. The theme for August is ‘90...

Cost: $10 per family

Where:
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: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Come to the zoo Wednesdays at dusk for Family Fun Night and stay for the "Zoo-vies" (that's movies at the zoo). See Zootopia Aug 31: In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a...

Cost: free

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ
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Sponsor: Essex County/Turtle Back Zoo
Telephone: 973.239.2485 or 973-731-5800 (zoo)
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June 29: Open Season: Scared Silly July 6: Goosebumps July 13: Pixels July 20: Frozen July 27: Star Wars: The Force Awakens August 3: The Good...

Cost: Free

Where:
Stone Harbor Elementary School
275 93rd Street
Stone Harbor , NJ  08247
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Sponsor: Stone Harbor Recreation
Telephone: (609) 368-1210
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See all the hottest spots in New York City featured on TMZ. Everywhere celebrities go to party, play and get in trouble. Hear inside information and never before revealed details about your...

Cost: $33-43

Where:
Times Square
New York City, NJ


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  July 6: Jaws July 13: Shaun the Sheep July 20: Rocky July 27: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off August 3: Minions August 10: Inside Out...

Cost: Free

Where:
North End Pavilion
Spring Lake, NJ  07762


Sponsor: Spring Lake Recreation Department
Telephone: (732) 449-0800
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Glassworks Studio opened in December 2002 in Morristown, NJ as the only public, walk-in glass fusing studio in the country. Now glass fusing is available in a variety of venues and in almost every...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Glassworks Studio
151 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Calling all nature-loving readers! StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
View map »


Telephone: (201) 568-6093
Website »

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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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Friday, May 20 Minions              Harrison...

Cost: Free

Where:
Varies
, NJ


Telephone: 856-384-6900
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Come meet Dryptosaurus, the eastern cousin of T-rex! Dryptosaurus was the second nearly complete dinosaur ever found (after Hadrosaurus), and it was found in New Jersey! The animal was...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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This seven-week parent workshop was developed by the pediatric psychotherapists at Children's Specialized Hospital to help parents learn how to manage their child's behavior. The course will cover:...

Cost: $99

Where:
Children's Specialized Hospital
150 New Providence Road
Auditorium A
Mountainside, NJ  07092
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Telephone: (908)-389-5679
Contact Name: Dr. Shoshana Isenberg
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Join us at Jenkinson's at the inlet beach for the Jenkinson's concert series. July 6th: Bronx Wanderers July 13th: The British Invasion Tribute July 20th: La Diva Tenors July 27th: B-Street Band...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant, NJ  08742
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Telephone: 732-892-0600
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Our Motessori Preschool and Kindergarten program just relocated to 1961 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains at the end of March! 5% relocation promotion is offered for a limited spots that are available!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

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


Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 609-292-6464
Website »

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

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

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


Website »

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

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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


Telephone: 973.971.3700
Website »

More information

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

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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


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

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

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

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

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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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PLEASE NOTE EXCLUDED DATE: AUGUST 18 TOUR RATES: In-County– Adults $10/person, Children & Seniors $8/person Out-of-County– Adults $12/person, Children & Seniors $10/person Tours run...

Cost: See Description

Where:
Mercer County Marina
Paxson Ave
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Sponsor: Mercer County Park Commission
Telephone: 609-448-4004
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A family from another star system is seeking the perfect vacation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known dwarf planet; sail through the rings of Saturn; feel Jupiter's lightning...

Cost: $8 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Enjoy a laser and video concert featuring songs by a variety of artists including "God Bless the USA" by Lee Greenwood, "Campfire Song Song" by Spongebob Squarepants, "Best Day of My Life" by...

Cost: $8 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Discover the many beautiful trails that Vernon has to offer by joining this self guided challenge to complete 50 miles on any of our trails between July 15, 2016 and November 15, 2016. Sounds...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Vernon Township
, NJ

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Welcome to the Duke Farms Farm to Table Market. Each Thursday between 3 and 8 pm, join us to support local farmers while enjoying music, food tastings, classes, and our 18 miles of trails. (free...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Duke Farms
1112 Dukes Parkway West
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Sponsor: Duke Farms
Telephone: 908-243-3643
Contact Name: Nora Wagner
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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The Sayreville Police Auxiliary will be holding a carnival on Wednesday, August 31 through Saturday, September 3 at Kennedy Park on Washington Rd., in Sayreville. Free parking available at...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Kennedy Park
825 Washington Rd.
Parlin, NJ  08859
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Sponsor: Sayreville Police Auxiliary
Contact Name: Ed Smith
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Exhibit Dates: June 24 – September 3, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, June 24th from 6-8 p.m. This show is eagerly anticipated and is a great exhibition opportunity for artists at all levels of...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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Enjoy free preseason entry to the 10-acre corn maze at Alstede Farms. Available as a free addition to general admission. Monday through Thursday from 9am-noon, there is free corn maze admission, as...

Cost: Free

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Day Out With Thomas is a family event that offers children and their grownups the opportunity to ride with classic storybook friend Thomas the Tank Engine at heritage railroads nationwide. Parents,...

Cost: ages 2 and up: $21

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Rd
Ronks, PA  17572
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Telephone: 1-866-725-9666
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

Cost: $21.75/adult, $17.75/child, free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Members of the Camera Naturalists Photo Club at the Environmental Education Center (EEC) will be exhibiting their award-winning photos at “Natural Beauty – Captured with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Camera Naturalists Photo Club
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Kurt Bender
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Experience a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their unforgettable characters with The...

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215.448.1200
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Today, the facility offers families of the greater Tri-State community affordable, high-value entertainment year-round with 90% of its 68-thousand square feet under a one-of-a-kind retractable roof...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Sahara's Sam Oasis Indoor and Outdoor Waterpark
535 North Route 73
West Berlin, NJ  08091
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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

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

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

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

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

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Discover some family fun with the help of puzzles, games, and the park's mobile app. Try a ranger hat on for size, and share your knowledge of America's National Parks. Available daily...

Cost: Free

Where:
Independence National Historical Park
143 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: (215) 965-2305
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Come explore an acre of colorful flowers with your little ones, or even come with your friends. Take your pick of blooms such as marigolds, ageratum, and amaranth for 30 cents to $1 a stem. Enjoy...

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

Where:
Robson's Farm
33 Rahilly Road
Wrightstown, NJ  08562
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Journey over to Hippo Haven to connect with our hippos in this one-of-a-kind experience! Watch as our biologists provide a training session and toss treats to our massive Nile hippos Button and...

Cost: aquarium admission

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Dr
Camden, NJ
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Encounter an incredible diversity of marine life as you help pull a twenty-foot seine net through the shallows of Cape MayHarbor.  You will learn about the lives of the animals that inhabit...

Cost: $10 adults, $5 children ages 3-12, children under 3 free

Where:
1600 Delaware Ave.
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: New Jersey Audubon Society
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and the countryside.

Cost: $10/adult, $7/child, free/under 3 yrs.

Where:
Morris museum
6 normandy heights road
morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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The Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange is extending its hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays this summer, allowing admission until 8 p.m. and keeping the zoo open until 8:30 p.m., a full four hours later...

Cost: zoo admission

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ
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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. Donaldson Farms produce will be...

Cost: No entrance fee. Activities and menu items priced individually.

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Rd
Hackettstown, NJ
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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Come out to the streets of Boonton for an assortment of games, rides and events perfect for both your toddler and your teen. After letting loose on the rides, join the rest of the community for a...

Cost: free

Where:
Boonton High School Field
306 Lathrop Ave
Boonton, NJ
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Sponsor: Boonton Fire Dept.
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Take your little firefighters-in-training to this fair featuring carnival rides and games, local food and tours of the town on an actual fire truck.

Cost: free

Where:
Fair Haven Fire Department
645 River Rd.
Fair Haven, NJ  07704
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Telephone: 732-747-9199
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Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather concert will be held in the  Long Branch Middle School  (350 Indiana Ave. & N. Bath Ave.)  

Cost: Free

Where:
Pier Village
Long Branch, NJ  07740


Telephone: 732-923-2044
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It’s not often you get a second chance … but this summer you do. We’re bringing Nightscape back with a few new surprises.  Come experience color, light, and sound as they...

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

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennet Square, PA  19348
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Telephone: 610.388.1000
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  A FREE Concert Series presented by Keyport Bayfront Business Cooperative. SUMMERTIME THURSDAYS from 7 -9 Keyport Mini Park Corner of West Front Street & Main Street,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Keyport Mini Park
Keyport, NJ  07728


Sponsor: Keyport Bayfront Business Cooperative
Telephone: 732-739-0690
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At Dykstra Park, there will be a DJ prior to the movie, and face paintings and refreshments to purchase. June 18: Minions July 16: Inside Out August 20: Zootopia​...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dykstra Park
22 Woodport Road
Sparta , NJ  07871
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Sponsor: Sparta Township Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 973-729-2383
Contact Name: Marianne Dilworth
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May 19 - Independence Day May 26 - Mean Girls June 2 - Hairspray Sing-A-Long Aug 11 - The Wizard of Oz Aug 18 - Finding Nemo Aug 25 - Singing in the Rain Sept 1 - Citizen Kane

Cost: Free

Where:
Atlantic Street Park
Warren and Atlantic
Hackensack, NJ
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Sponsor: The City of Hackensack Dept of Cultural Affairs
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Calling all nature-loving readers! StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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See all the hottest spots in New York City featured on TMZ. Everywhere celebrities go to party, play and get in trouble. Hear inside information and never before revealed details about your...

Cost: $33-43

Where:
Times Square
New York City, NJ


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On Labor Day, the Mendham Labor Day Parade marches up Main Street ending at Borough Field.  Several local Fire Departments march in the Mendham Labor Day parade.  A wonderful event...

Cost: Free

Where:
East Main St. & Mountain Ave.
Mendham, NJ  07926


Telephone: 973-543-7152 ext. 12
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Perhaps the best kept secret in NJ is the traditional Annual Labor Day Italian Feast in Scotch Plains, NJ. Hosted by the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Chapter of UNICO, St. Bartholomew's Church and St....

Cost: Free

Where:
St. Bartholomew Church
2032 Westfield Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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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. Donaldson Farms produce will be...

Cost: No entrance fee. Activities and menu items priced individually.

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Rd
Hackettstown, NJ
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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Take your little firefighters-in-training to this fair featuring carnival rides and games, local food and tours of the town on an actual fire truck.

Cost: free

Where:
Fair Haven Fire Department
645 River Rd.
Fair Haven, NJ  07704
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Telephone: 732-747-9199
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Kids Climbing Club (7-14 years old) is a great way to introduce children to new experiences and have a ton of fun with the help of our experienced, friendly staff. Rock climbing is a total mind and...

Cost: $15.00 per child

Where:
Elite Climbing
67 Old Kings Highway
Maple Shade, NJ  08052
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Telephone: 856-273-1370
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Enjoy a well-deserved break from the rigors of 24/7 parenthood with our Kid's Night Out program. While you recharge with some precious "me" time, we'll keep your kids active and...

Cost: $20/ members, $25/ nonmembers

Where:
New York Sports Club for Kids
39 W. Northfield Rd.
Livingston, NJ  07039
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Telephone: 973-716-0999
Contact Name: Ashley
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Parent Networking Support Group - Sussex County (Meets weekly on Fridays concurrent with Youth Peer Support Group) Presented by FSO Facilitator Join us to discuss the joys and challenges of raising...

Cost: Free

Where:
Family Partners Community Center
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Christie
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Come out to the streets of Boonton for an assortment of games, rides and events perfect for both your toddler and your teen. After letting loose on the rides, join the rest of the community for a...

Cost: free

Where:
Boonton High School Field
306 Lathrop Ave
Boonton, NJ
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Sponsor: Boonton Fire Dept.
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Every kid dreams of riding atop a fire truck. Make their dreams (and yours) come true Labor Day weekend and climb on board with the Mendham Fire Department.  

Where:
Borough Park
Park Avenue
Mendham, NJ
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Telephone: (973) 543-4682
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Join Jack and Annie as they discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel, and more. Who can help them answer the questions left for them by the mysterious "M"? This show...

Cost: $8 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Beach bonfire starting at 7 pm at the Anchor's Bend, on the Sunset Ave Beach. 

Cost: free

Where:
Sunset Ave. Beach
Asbury Park, NJ


Telephone: (732) 775-2100
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iPlay turns down the lights for five hours of Friday night fun. Admission includes unlimited go carts, rides and laser tag plus a live DJ, music, dancing, giveaways, half price kids meals, chances...

Cost: $24.99

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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It’s not often you get a second chance … but this summer you do. We’re bringing Nightscape back with a few new surprises.  Come experience color, light, and sound as they...

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

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennet Square, PA  19348
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Telephone: 610.388.1000
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Teen Nights every Friday at 8:00pm ​Ages 13-18

Where:
Karma Nightclub
401 Boulevard
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751
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Teens are invited to enjoy a responsible and safe way to have a night out with their friends. The night will be filled with unlimited games, rides, lights, rotating DJs, and giveaways.

Cost: $17.95-24.95

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schank Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Telephone: 732-577-8200
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Enjoy a laser concert featuring a variety of classic rock songs including "Touch of Gray"(Grateful Dead), "Houses of the Holy"(Led Zeppelin), "Another One Bites the...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Come meet Dryptosaurus, the eastern cousin of T-rex! Dryptosaurus was the second nearly complete dinosaur ever found (after Hadrosaurus), and it was found in New Jersey! The animal was...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and the countryside.

Cost: $10/adult, $7/child, free/under 3 yrs.

Where:
Morris museum
6 normandy heights road
morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

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

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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PLEASE NOTE EXCLUDED DATES: JULY 15 & 22, AUGUST 5 & 19, SEPTEMBER 2 Enjoy a morning of paddling, exploration, and wildlife viewing during a Kayak Tour! Participants will kayak along the lake...

Cost: In County-$25/person, Out of County- $30/person

Where:
Mercer County Marina
Paxson Ave
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Sponsor: Mercer County Park Commission
Telephone: 609-888-3218
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Experience a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their unforgettable characters with The...

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215.448.1200
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Come explore an acre of colorful flowers with your little ones, or even come with your friends. Take your pick of blooms such as marigolds, ageratum, and amaranth for 30 cents to $1 a stem. Enjoy...

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

Where:
Robson's Farm
33 Rahilly Road
Wrightstown, NJ  08562
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“Party Time!” Join Edaville USA for one last Hoorah before school starts! This weekend you are in for a fabulous weekend of fun before the kids head back to school! Edaville has so many...

Cost: $37.00 (Ages 4-59) $32.00 (Ages 2-3, 60+)

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA  02330
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Sponsor: Edaville USA
Telephone: 508-866-8190
Contact Name: Edaville USA
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Video Gaming, Laser Tag, Sports Parties, and Game System Rentals Tournaments and parties are available

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Power Play Gaming
23 Diamond Spring Rd
Denville, NJ   07834
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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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If you can't explore the skies this Labor Day weekend, this festival at the NASW Aviation Museum at Cape May Airport is the next best thing. Go on a walk-through tour of cool vintage...

Cost: $14 for adults, $10 for children

Where:
Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum
500 Forrestal Rd
Rio Grande, NJ
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Telephone: (609) 886-8787
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Discover the many beautiful trails that Vernon has to offer by joining this self guided challenge to complete 50 miles on any of our trails between July 15, 2016 and November 15, 2016. Sounds...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Vernon Township
, NJ

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

Cost: $33-43

Where:
Times Square
New York City, NJ


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

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Explore the Arts in a nurturing environment that combines art history and mystery, creative techniques, and secrets about some of our most famous artists. Children are encouraged to explore,...

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Sparta Teen Talk is a psycho-educational program for teens to overcome personal challenges in an active, hands on, creative manner using CBT/DBT and Solution Focused tools. Our motto is:...

Cost: $30.00 per session

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

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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The Sayreville Police Auxiliary will be holding a carnival on Wednesday, August 31 through Saturday, September 3 at Kennedy Park on Washington Rd., in Sayreville. Free parking available at...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Kennedy Park
825 Washington Rd.
Parlin, NJ  08859
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Sponsor: Sayreville Police Auxiliary
Contact Name: Ed Smith
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Day Out With Thomas is a family event that offers children and their grownups the opportunity to ride with classic storybook friend Thomas the Tank Engine at heritage railroads nationwide. Parents,...

Cost: ages 2 and up: $21

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Rd
Ronks, PA  17572
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Telephone: 1-866-725-9666
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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

Cost: $21.75/adult, $17.75/child, free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Members of the Camera Naturalists Photo Club at the Environmental Education Center (EEC) will be exhibiting their award-winning photos at “Natural Beauty – Captured with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Camera Naturalists Photo Club
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Kurt Bender
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Discover some family fun with the help of puzzles, games, and the park's mobile app. Try a ranger hat on for size, and share your knowledge of America's National Parks. Available daily...

Cost: Free

Where:
Independence National Historical Park
143 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: (215) 965-2305
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Exhibit Dates: June 24 – September 3, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, June 24th from 6-8 p.m. This show is eagerly anticipated and is a great exhibition opportunity for artists at all levels of...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Join us on the beach at Jenkinson's for Movies on the Beach. All movies start at dark. June 24th: Pan (PG) July 1st: Minions (PG) July 8th: Pitch Perfect 2 (PG-13) July 15th: Zootopia (PG) July...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant, NJ  08742
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Telephone: 732-892-0600
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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

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

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

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

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
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Telephone: (508) 866-8190
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Sponsored by the Folk Project. Concerts nearly every Friday night, with the second Friday usually an open stage. Each performance includes a main act and an opening act. Wheelchair accessible....

Cost: Adults $9; 12 and under free

Where:
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship
21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-335-9489
Contact Name: Mike Agranoff, Minstrel Chairman
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Action Fun Farm Fun for all ages. Over 30 activities! Bring your family, friends, school, class, birthday, scout, or church groups to Heaven Hill Farm for bushels of good, old-fashioned fun down on...

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

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
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Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
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Journey over to Hippo Haven to connect with our hippos in this one-of-a-kind experience! Watch as our biologists provide a training session and toss treats to our massive Nile hippos Button and...

Cost: aquarium admission

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Dr
Camden, NJ
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A bluegrass music festival with performances by various bluegrass musicians.

Cost: $25-$85

Where:
Salem County Fairground
735 US Route 40
Woodstown, NJ  08098
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Telephone: 302 321-6466
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Calling all nature-loving readers! StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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Featuring traditional Italian foods, rides for all ages, and games of chance! Enjoy entertainment every night of the Feast! 

Cost: Free

Where:
St Joseph Church
40 Spring Street
Lodi, NJ  07644
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Telephone: (973) 779-0643
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for a nature photo scavenger hunt. Visitors can pick up the list, head outside and shoot away. Take a picture of every item, return...

Cost: $10 per family

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 E Hanover Ave
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: (973) 326-7603
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Members of the Camera Naturalists Photo Club at the Environmental Education Center (EEC) will be exhibiting their award-winning photos at “Natural Beauty – Captured with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Camera Naturalists Photo Club
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Kurt Bender
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

Cost: $21.75/adult, $17.75/child, free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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The Tomato Festival in Wilbraham Park celebrates the Jersey Fresh Tomato and the end of the summer season! Proceeds from this quirky event benefit the WCM Shade Tree Commission in their endeavor to...

Where:
Wilbraham Park
Perry Street
West Cape May, NJ  08204
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Telephone: 609-408-2556
Contact Name: Barbara Collins
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Day Out With Thomas is a family event that offers children and their grownups the opportunity to ride with classic storybook friend Thomas the Tank Engine at heritage railroads nationwide. Parents,...

Cost: ages 2 and up: $21

Where:
Strasburg Rail Road
301 Gap Rd
Ronks, PA  17572
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Telephone: 1-866-725-9666
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Pick-your-own apple season at Terhune Orchards has finally arrived along with the beginning of the school year. Join us  for the season’s kickoff at our Van Kirk Road orchard on...

Where:
Terhune Orchards
13 Van Kirk Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Telephone: 609-924-2310

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Experience a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their unforgettable characters with The...

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215.448.1200
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Come meet Dryptosaurus, the eastern cousin of T-rex! Dryptosaurus was the second nearly complete dinosaur ever found (after Hadrosaurus), and it was found in New Jersey! The animal was...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Saturday Dog Walks on the trails at Lord Stirling Park at Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable continue weekly on the spring and summer schedule. The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable...

Cost: $3

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Lord Stirling Stable
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Mazes and more! Corn mazes, rope mazes, tile mazes, and more. Stony Hill's Fun Park has lots of activities for kids, families, school groups, and other groups. You won't want to miss our 10-acre...

Cost: starting at $12.99 per person

Where:
Stony Hill Farm Market
15 North Road
Chester, NJ  07930
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“Party Time!” Join Edaville USA for one last Hoorah before school starts! This weekend you are in for a fabulous weekend of fun before the kids head back to school! Edaville has so many...

Cost: $37.00 (Ages 4-59) $32.00 (Ages 2-3, 60+)

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA  02330
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Sponsor: Edaville USA
Telephone: 508-866-8190
Contact Name: Edaville USA
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Tinkergarten... The best education in the healthiest classroom of all... the Outdoors! Child/Parent Nature Play Classes. Come find out what Tinkergarten is all about! FREE trial classes....

Cost: FREE

Where:
F. Bliss Price Arboretum
Wyckoff Road
Eatontown, NJ  07724
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Sponsor: Tinkergarten
Contact Name: Robin Sorrentino
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September Weekend Crafting is here! Reading, Writing, and Arithmetic! Make a Back to School bookmark! Join us every weekend in September for a special craft!

Cost: FREE with General Admission

Where:
Imagine That!!! A NJ Children's Museum
4 Vreeland Rd.
Florham Park, NJ  07932
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Sponsor: Imagine That!!!
Telephone: 973-966-8000
Contact Name: Karisa
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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the boundaries of presidential power. This exhibit explores...

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Discover the many beautiful trails that Vernon has to offer by joining this self guided challenge to complete 50 miles on any of our trails between July 15, 2016 and November 15, 2016. Sounds...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Vernon Township
, NJ

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Exhibit Dates: June 24 – September 3, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, June 24th from 6-8 p.m. This show is eagerly anticipated and is a great exhibition opportunity for artists at all levels of...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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The Sayreville Police Auxiliary will be holding a carnival on Wednesday, August 31 through Saturday, September 3 at Kennedy Park on Washington Rd., in Sayreville. Free parking available at...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Kennedy Park
825 Washington Rd.
Parlin, NJ  08859
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Sponsor: Sayreville Police Auxiliary
Contact Name: Ed Smith
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Held the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Dance to a caller and live band! No partner necessary. Beginners workshop at 7:30 pm. This event best for middle school age and up. Please carry in...

Cost: Adults $10; students $5

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
Parish House
14 Hanover Road
East Hanover, NJ  07963
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-295-6864
Contact Name: Gloria Friedman
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The hugely popular Hello Kitty Cafe Truck will be making its first appearance in Paramus on Saturday, September 3. The Hello Kitty Cafe Truck is a mobile vehicle of cuteness that offers a delicious...

Cost: Per item

Where:
Westfield Garden State Plaza
One Garden State Plaza
Paramus, NJ  07652
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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

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

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

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Action Fun Farm Fun for all ages. Over 30 activities! Bring your family, friends, school, class, birthday, scout, or church groups to Heaven Hill Farm for bushels of good, old-fashioned fun down on...

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

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
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Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
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Come explore an acre of colorful flowers with your little ones, or even come with your friends. Take your pick of blooms such as marigolds, ageratum, and amaranth for 30 cents to $1 a stem. Enjoy...

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

Where:
Robson's Farm
33 Rahilly Road
Wrightstown, NJ  08562
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Adventure Aquarium, in partnership with the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds (SANCCOB) and AZA SAFE: Saving Animals From Extinction, is proud to announce the 8th...

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Discover some family fun with the help of puzzles, games, and the park's mobile app. Try a ranger hat on for size, and share your knowledge of America's National Parks. Available daily...

Cost: Free

Where:
Independence National Historical Park
143 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: (215) 965-2305
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On Labor Day, the Mendham Labor Day Parade marches up Main Street ending at Borough Field.  Several local Fire Departments march in the Mendham Labor Day parade.  A wonderful event...

Cost: Free

Where:
East Main St. & Mountain Ave.
Mendham, NJ  07926


Telephone: 973-543-7152 ext. 12
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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

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

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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Dozens of crafters offer everything from jewelry to leather goods, from fashion and accessories to water colors, so you are sure to find all the perfect gifts you’ve been searching...

Cost: free

Where:
Cape May Promenade
Cape May, NJ


Telephone: 609-884-9563
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The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable Saturday Dog Walks on the trails at Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, NJ, will continue weekly...

Cost: $3

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Friends of Lord Stirling Stable
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Journey over to Hippo Haven to connect with our hippos in this one-of-a-kind experience! Watch as our biologists provide a training session and toss treats to our massive Nile hippos Button and...

Cost: aquarium admission

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Dr
Camden, NJ
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It’s the beginning of a new season and new champions. Contestants compete for the title of Mr. Fall Guy and Ms. Fall Gal by dramatically falling into the sand (in slow motion). Those with the...

Cost: free

Where:
9th Street Beach, Ocean City
Ocean City, NJ


Telephone: 609-399-6111
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and the countryside.

Cost: $10/adult, $7/child, free/under 3 yrs.

Where:
Morris museum
6 normandy heights road
morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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Want to make art in the great outdoors? Visit our Free Art Outpost on Governors Island throughout the summer for free hands-on art making led by CMA’s Teaching Artists. Free Art Island...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Nolan Park, Governors Island
Outside Buildings 11 & 14
New York, NY  10004
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Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts/Free Arts Island Outpost
Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna Dubose
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Share your culture and heritage at this premier art and culture event for people of South Asian descent. The fair will be held in Mercer County Park in West Windsor, where food, art and other...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mercer County Park
1638 Old Trenton Rd
West Windsor, NJ
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Our annual BBQ & Craft Beer Festival is back for three more mouth-watering days! Come celebrate the juiciest, most tender BBQ the Jersey Shore has to offer.  And wash everything down with...

Cost: $10

Where:
Monmouth Park
175 Oceanport Ave
Oceanport, NJ
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Sponsor: The Star-Ledger
Telephone: (732) 222-5100
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This festival at the Monmouth Park Racetrack never has a dull moment to spare. From horse races, great barbecued food, live music and family fun and attractions, to beer tasting for parents,...

Cost: free

Where:
Monmouth Park
175 Oceanport Ave
Oceanport, NJ  07757
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Hansel & Gretel Music and Lyrics by Louis Palena September 10 & 11, 2016 September 17 & 18, 2016 Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm Based on the original tale, take a trip...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ  08560
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Telephone: 609-737-0609
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Howell Living History Farm will hold its Annual Plowing Match and the public is invited to watch and participate in the event, which features old-fashioned plowing and log pulling competitions, a...

Where:
Howell Living History Farm
70 Wooden's Lane
Lambertville, NJ  08530
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Telephone: 609-737-3299
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Perhaps the best kept secret in NJ is the traditional Annual Labor Day Italian Feast in Scotch Plains, NJ. Hosted by the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Chapter of UNICO, St. Bartholomew's Church and St....

Cost: Free

Where:
St. Bartholomew Church
2032 Westfield Ave
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Celebrate Labor Day with everyone’s favorite Sesame Street friends. At Sesame Place in Pennsylvania, reserve your spots for dinner on Saturday or Sunday, and enjoy a holiday barbecue in the...

Cost: $18 for kids 2-10, $29 for those 10 and up, free with reservation under 2 years

Where:
Sesame Place
100 Sesame Road
Langhorne, PA
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Parent Networking Support Group - Sussex County (Meets weekly on Fridays concurrent with Youth Peer Support Group) Presented by FSO Facilitator Join us to discuss the joys and challenges of raising...

Cost: Free

Where:
Family Partners Community Center
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Christie
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Take your little firefighters-in-training to this fair featuring carnival rides and games, local food and tours of the town on an actual fire truck.

Cost: free

Where:
Fair Haven Fire Department
645 River Rd.
Fair Haven, NJ  07704
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Telephone: 732-747-9199
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Come out to the streets of Boonton for an assortment of games, rides and events perfect for both your toddler and your teen. After letting loose on the rides, join the rest of the community for a...

Cost: free

Where:
Boonton High School Field
306 Lathrop Ave
Boonton, NJ
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Sponsor: Boonton Fire Dept.
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Every kid dreams of riding atop a fire truck. Make their dreams (and yours) come true Labor Day weekend and climb on board with the Mendham Fire Department.  

Where:
Borough Park
Park Avenue
Mendham, NJ
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Telephone: (973) 543-4682
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It’s not often you get a second chance … but this summer you do. We’re bringing Nightscape back with a few new surprises.  Come experience color, light, and sound as they...

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

Where:
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Road
Kennet Square, PA  19348
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Telephone: 610.388.1000
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Music from 7-8:30 pm. Movie starts at sunset Please bring a chair or blanket. July 2: Music: Joe Leo Bwarie & Orchestra / Movie: Jersey Boys – 2014 July 9: Music: Double Down /...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fort Lee Community Center
1355 Inwood Terrace
Fort Lee, NJ
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Sponsor: Fort Lee Film Commission and Office of Historic & Cultural Affairs

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Say goodbye to summer and enjoy the evening on Manasquan Beach by rocking the night away. The band Moonlighting will perform at 7:30 pm, followed by a mesmerizing fireworks show. Rain date...

Cost: Free

Where:
Manasquan Beach
, NJ


Sponsor: Manasquan Tourism
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If you can't explore the skies this Labor Day weekend, this festival at the NASW Aviation Museum at Cape May Airport is the next best thing. Go on a walk-through tour of cool vintage...

Cost: $14 for adults, $10 for children

Where:
Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum
500 Forrestal Rd
Rio Grande, NJ
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Telephone: (609) 886-8787
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Every Saturday and Sunday starting April 9, head to the farm for pony rides, moon bounces, wagon train rides and much more. Times vary.

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ
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Telephone: 908-879-7189
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A bluegrass music festival with performances by various bluegrass musicians.

Cost: $25-$85

Where:
Salem County Fairground
735 US Route 40
Woodstown, NJ  08098
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Telephone: 302 321-6466
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Calling all nature-loving readers! StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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Video Gaming, Laser Tag, Sports Parties, and Game System Rentals Tournaments and parties are available

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Power Play Gaming
23 Diamond Spring Rd
Denville, NJ   07834
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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Hands-on History Jun 11 , 2016 - Jun 12 , 2016 Try your hand at crafts and trades from the 1800s! Blacksmithing, basket weaving, woodworking and more. Step inside the Village's 26...

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9
Cape May, NJ
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Telephone: (609) 898-2300, ext. 18
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Featuring traditional Italian foods, rides for all ages, and games of chance! Enjoy entertainment every night of the Feast! 

Cost: Free

Where:
St Joseph Church
40 Spring Street
Lodi, NJ  07644
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Telephone: (973) 779-0643
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