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August 2015

Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Five Points Branch
201 Tucker Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
View map »


Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-688-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
Website »

More information

Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

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

More information

Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Rahway Branch
1564 Irving Street
Rahway, NJ  07065
View map »


Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 732-388-0057
Contact Name: Welcome Center
Website »

More information

Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Elizabeth Branch
135 Madison Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
View map »


Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-355-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
Website »

More information

Over 125 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Featuring: Sports cards, Non-Sports cards, Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic, Pokemon, sets, supplies, unopened packs and boxes, toys, Legos, Funko Pops,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
View map »


Sponsor: RK Sports Promotions
Telephone: 732-422-9365
Contact Name: Rob Gomberg
Website »

More information

Whitewater raft the action packed Lehigh River Gorge and experience the best whitewater in the tri-state area! Surrounded by state park protected woodlands and mountains, you will enjoy 12 miles...

Cost: $65.99 per person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
View map »


Telephone: 1-800-944-8392
Website »

More information

Summer brings the opening of a new site specific installation to The Center for Contemporary. “Wishful Intentions” was created by Hamilton, N.J. artist Katie Truk who works entirely with wire...

Cost: Admission by donation

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

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: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

More information

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 ‘I’m So...

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »


Telephone: 973.326.7603
Website »

More information

You’ll begin the day with a hearty breakfast to charge you up for the day ahead. Following breakfast, your excursion will begin via Trek mountain bike as you cruise between the 1000 foot walls...

Cost: $99.99 per person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
View map »


Telephone: 1-800-944-8392
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
Website »

More information

Driven by Purpose, the premier exotic car club, will host the New York Harbor Exotic Car Event on August 30, 2015 at the famous Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ. Hundreds of the finest...

Cost: $25 Pre-order, 12 & Under Free

Where:
Liberty State Park
200 Morris Pesin Drive
Jersey City, NJ  07305
View map »

More information

“Shark Month: Dive Right In” Join us throughout the month of August as we Explore the Deep Blue Sea and some of its most Notorious Predators in our Becker Children's Wing! From Story-times,...

Cost: $8

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

More information

A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

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


Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
Website »

More information

What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

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

More information

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
View map »


Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
Website »

More information

Tag @themonmouthmuseum on Instagram this month to share your absolute favorite Monmouth Museum moments. Our favorite photo wins a pack of passes for a family of 4! Contest runs until September 1st.

Cost: free with admission

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

More information

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 countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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


Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

More information

Roger Duvoisin’s remarkable children’s book illustrations have charmed and captivated generations of young readers, guiding them through some of life’s important lessons. The story of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
View map »


Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
Telephone: 848-932-7237
Website »

More information

Coming Home Rescue Stencil Contest TIME TO GET YOUR CREATIVE ON! RULES: 1. Purchase the official Coming Home Rescue Stencil.* 2. Do something super creative with the stencil. Design must show...

Cost: $19.95 for stencil. Contest is free.

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: Coming Home Rescue
Website »

More information

Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
View map »


Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
Website »

More information

Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
View map »


Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
Website »

More information

In conjunction with the exciting exhibition, If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home, opening this September, families are invited to participate in the creation of a mural-sized world map in the CMA Fine...

Cost: $12 per person ages 1-65; Infants, free; Seniors, Pay As You Wish

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton Street
New York, NY  10014
View map »


Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts
Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna DuBose
Website »

More information

It’s the first annual Beaver Creek Red Festival at Four Sisters Winery. Beaver Creek Red being the ‘People Choice’ now sparks the interest for this festival. They will be utilizing this...

Cost: Ages 21 & up $10 in advance, $15 at the door, ages 4-20 $5; 3 and under free

Where:
Four Sisters Winery
783 CR 519
Belvidere, NJ  07823
View map »


Sponsor: Four Sisters Winery
Telephone: 908-475-3671
Contact Name: Valerie Tishuk
Website »

More information

tCHF Back to School Barbecue Hilltop Picnic Shelter at Holmdel Park 44 Longstreet Road Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 1:00 - 5:00pm KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Pastor Grace McKeown SINGER, SONG WRITER -...

Cost: 5.00

Where:
Holmdel Park
44 Longstreet Road
Holmdel, NJ
View map »


Sponsor: tCHF
Telephone: 732-833-0246
Contact Name: Jose & Bernie Pierre
Website »

More information

Mark your calendars for Marionettes and more! Jersey City's newest performing arts space, Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) presents Puppetworks "The Emperor's New Clothes" & "The Snow Queen", two...

Cost: Advance tickets - $9 child & $10 adult. At the door - $11 child & $12 adult. Gro

Where:
Merseles Studios
339 Newark Avenue 2nd Floor
Downtown Historic Jersey City, NJ  07302


Sponsor: Jersey City Theater Center
Telephone: 646-671-8884
Contact Name: Dawn Perry
Website »

More information

Fondue and a Flick! This brings "dinner and a movie" to a whole new level! Guests will enjoy cheese and chocolate fondue and receive a movie ticket for $25 per person between August 24-30. Enjoy an...

Cost: $25

Where:
The Melting Pot of Whippany
831 State Route 10 #3
Whippany, NJ  07981
View map »

More information

First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
Website »

More information

If your children like animals, they won’t want to miss watching the aquarium’s biologists feed and train their Nile hippos, Button and Genny. Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Show times are...

Cost: Free with aquarium ticket

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

More information

Hemlines explores 20th century women's fashions from 1900 to 1969. On display are hats, shoes, handbags, jewelry, furs, wedding attire and of course, dresses from each of the decades. Anyone...

Cost: $5 per adult/ $3 per child/ $10 for a family

Where:
Schoolhouse Museum
650 E. Glen Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ  07450
View map »


Sponsor: Ridgewood Historical Society
Telephone: 201-652-7354
Contact Name: Sheila Brogan

More information

BEE HAPPY, BEE KIND, BEE SWEET... HONEY IS WHAT YOU NEED TO EAT! Local raw honey for sale Our signature homemade honey strawberry ice cream Homemade honey ice cream Grilled peaches with honey...

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Trenton, NJ
View map »


Website »

More information

On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
View map »


Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
Website »

More information

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Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Rahway Branch
1564 Irving Street
Rahway, NJ  07065
View map »


Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 732-388-0057
Contact Name: Welcome Center
Website »

More information

Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Elizabeth Branch
135 Madison Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
View map »


Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-355-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
Website »

More information

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 ‘I’m So...

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »


Telephone: 973.326.7603
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: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

More information

Summer brings the opening of a new site specific installation to The Center for Contemporary. “Wishful Intentions” was created by Hamilton, N.J. artist Katie Truk who works entirely with wire...

Cost: Admission by donation

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

More information

Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Five Points Branch
201 Tucker Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
View map »


Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-688-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
Website »

More information

Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
Website »

More information

A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

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


Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
Website »

More information

“Shark Month: Dive Right In” Join us throughout the month of August as we Explore the Deep Blue Sea and some of its most Notorious Predators in our Becker Children's Wing! From Story-times,...

Cost: $8

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

More information

Tag @themonmouthmuseum on Instagram this month to share your absolute favorite Monmouth Museum moments. Our favorite photo wins a pack of passes for a family of 4! Contest runs until September 1st.

Cost: free with admission

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

More information

What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

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

More information

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 countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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


Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

More information

Coming Home Rescue Stencil Contest TIME TO GET YOUR CREATIVE ON! RULES: 1. Purchase the official Coming Home Rescue Stencil.* 2. Do something super creative with the stencil. Design must show...

Cost: $19.95 for stencil. Contest is free.

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: Coming Home Rescue
Website »

More information

Babies 4 months to 10 months. Come to a bugs class at The Little Gym Of Roxbury! We build their shoulder girdle muscles, legs, do parachute, work on grip strength, sing songs and more!

Cost: Free First Time Guests!

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
Contact Name: Danielle
Website »

More information

Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
View map »


Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
Website »

More information

Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
View map »


Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
Website »

More information

In conjunction with the exciting exhibition, If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home, opening this September, families are invited to participate in the creation of a mural-sized world map in the CMA Fine...

Cost: $12 per person ages 1-65; Infants, free; Seniors, Pay As You Wish

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton Street
New York, NY  10014
View map »


Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts
Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna DuBose
Website »

More information

Fernbrook Farms 5K Farm Run & Mini Mile 4th Annual 5K Farm Run & Obstacle Course plus Mini Mile for kids under 11! When: Sunday, September 27th, 2015. Check-in begins at 8:30 Come join the fun...

Cost: Register by 8/31: $35/adult & $18/child Register by 9/26: $40/adult & $22/child

Where:
Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education Center
142 Bordentown-Georgetown Road
Chesterfield, NJ  08515
View map »

More information

Gather at the Summit Family Aquatic Center to watch Ice Age 4 – Continental Drift (PG) on the big screen. This annual event is presented as part of the Screen on the Green outdoor movie series...

Cost: Free - No Memberships Required!

Where:
Summit Family Aquatic Center
100 Ashwood Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
View map »


Sponsor: Summit Community Programs
Telephone: 908-277-2932
Contact Name: Summit DCP
Website »

More information

The Garden State Discovery Museum is excited to introduce: Movie Mondays! Come every Monday night in July & August, 2015 for $5 after 5 PM and watch a different Flashback Film every week. List of...

Cost: $5.00 after 5:00 PM

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road Suite 100
Cherry Hill , NJ  08003
View map »

More information

Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

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

More information

On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
View map »


Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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
View map »


Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
Website »

More information

First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
Website »

More information

If your children like animals, they won’t want to miss watching the aquarium’s biologists feed and train their Nile hippos, Button and Genny. Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Show times are...

Cost: Free with aquarium ticket

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

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

Summer brings the opening of a new site specific installation to The Center for Contemporary. “Wishful Intentions” was created by Hamilton, N.J. artist Katie Truk who works entirely with wire...

Cost: Admission by donation

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

More information

The members of the New Jersey Photography Forum’s stunning exhibit showcases a variety of techniques and styles used when photographing in a natural environment. The Forum is dedicated to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »


Telephone: 973.326.7603
Website »

More information

Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
Website »

More information

Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

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

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: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

More information

Our mini-camp program for 3.5 – 5 years is a wonderful marriage of experiential sensory play and fine art education. Students can have a blast rotating through our sensory box, easel station,...

Cost: $40 per day / $35 per sibling or additional day

Where:
The Messy Artist
356 Route 10 West
East Hanover, NJ  07936
View map »


Sponsor: The Messy Artist
Telephone: 973.378.2425
Contact Name: Donna
Website »

More information

A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

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


Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
Website »

More information

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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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
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Come for a blast! Help Oliver the owl solve the mystery questions... dance with the camel, rescue the peacock... Different story every other week! www.mykinderclub.com

Cost: $15 per kid

Where:
My Kinder Club
880 River Road 2nd floor
Edgewater, NJ  07020
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What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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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 countryside. Exhibit open during...

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: Lee Klocksin

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Coming Home Rescue Stencil Contest TIME TO GET YOUR CREATIVE ON! RULES: 1. Purchase the official Coming Home Rescue Stencil.* 2. Do something super creative with the stencil. Design must show...

Cost: $19.95 for stencil. Contest is free.

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: Coming Home Rescue
Website »

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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
Website »

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Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
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Growing in the Garden is a year-round hands-on art program meeting twice a month at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum. Each program includes a story, walk in the garden, and an art project....

Cost: $8 per pair for members and $12 per pair for non-members

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-538-2404 ext. 16
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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Summer brings the opening of a new site specific installation to The Center for Contemporary. “Wishful Intentions” was created by Hamilton, N.J. artist Katie Truk who works entirely with wire...

Cost: Admission by donation

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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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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The members of the New Jersey Photography Forum’s stunning exhibit showcases a variety of techniques and styles used when photographing in a natural environment. The Forum is dedicated to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
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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: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

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Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
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Our mini-camp program for 3.5 – 5 years is a wonderful marriage of experiential sensory play and fine art education. Students can have a blast rotating through our sensory box, easel station,...

Cost: $40 per day / $35 per sibling or additional day

Where:
The Messy Artist
356 Route 10 West
East Hanover, NJ  07936
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Sponsor: The Messy Artist
Telephone: 973.378.2425
Contact Name: Donna
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What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
Website »

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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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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 countryside. Exhibit open during...

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: Lee Klocksin

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Babies 4 months to 10 months. Come to a bugs class at The Little Gym Of Roxbury! We build their shoulder girdle muscles, legs, do parachute, work on grip strength, sing songs and more!

Cost: Free First Time Guests!

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
Contact Name: Danielle
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Coming Home Rescue Stencil Contest TIME TO GET YOUR CREATIVE ON! RULES: 1. Purchase the official Coming Home Rescue Stencil.* 2. Do something super creative with the stencil. Design must show...

Cost: $19.95 for stencil. Contest is free.

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: Coming Home Rescue
Website »

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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
View map »


Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
Website »

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
View map »


Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
Website »

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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
Website »

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Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

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

Cost: Free

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


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

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Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

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

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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
View map »


Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
Website »

More information

Summer brings the opening of a new site specific installation to The Center for Contemporary. “Wishful Intentions” was created by Hamilton, N.J. artist Katie Truk who works entirely with wire...

Cost: Admission by donation

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

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: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

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Wagner Farm Arboretum’s 2015 Farmers’ Market is moving! You can find us in the center of Warren at 46 Mountain Blvd. in front of the Warren Municipal Complex on Thursdays 3 – 7...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren Municipal Complex
46 Mountain Blvd
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Wagner Farm Arboretum
Telephone: (908)350-7383
Contact Name: Mary DeLello
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The members of the New Jersey Photography Forum’s stunning exhibit showcases a variety of techniques and styles used when photographing in a natural environment. The Forum is dedicated to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »


Telephone: 973.326.7603
Website »

More information

Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
Website »

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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
Website »

More information

Our mini-camp program for 3.5 – 5 years is a wonderful marriage of experiential sensory play and fine art education. Students can have a blast rotating through our sensory box, easel station,...

Cost: $40 per day / $35 per sibling or additional day

Where:
The Messy Artist
356 Route 10 West
East Hanover, NJ  07936
View map »


Sponsor: The Messy Artist
Telephone: 973.378.2425
Contact Name: Donna
Website »

More information

A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

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


Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
Website »

More information

What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

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

More information

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 countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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


Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

More information

Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
View map »


Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
Website »

More information

Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
View map »


Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
Website »

More information

Coming Home Rescue Stencil Contest TIME TO GET YOUR CREATIVE ON! RULES: 1. Purchase the official Coming Home Rescue Stencil.* 2. Do something super creative with the stencil. Design must show...

Cost: $19.95 for stencil. Contest is free.

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: Coming Home Rescue
Website »

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Hemlines explores 20th century women's fashions from 1900 to 1969. On display are hats, shoes, handbags, jewelry, furs, wedding attire and of course, dresses from each of the decades. Anyone...

Cost: $5 per adult/ $3 per child/ $10 for a family

Where:
Schoolhouse Museum
650 E. Glen Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ  07450
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Sponsor: Ridgewood Historical Society
Telephone: 201-652-7354
Contact Name: Sheila Brogan

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Every Thursday night college students enjoy discounted pricing with a valid student ID! $9.00 day passes, $3.00 shoe rental, $3.00 harness rental (or $5.00 combo rental), and $5.00 belay lessons...

Cost: $9 day passes, $3 shoe rental, $3 harness rental, $5 Belay Lesson

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

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Art & Soul Galleries offers a BYOB painting class every Thursday and Friday evening from 7-9PM. All materials are included. Just bring your friends and your favorite drink and enjoy a relaxing...

Cost: $22

Where:
Art & Soul Galleries
128 Chestnut Street
Roselle Park, NJ  07204
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Sponsor: Art & Soul Galleries
Telephone: 908-245-5900
Contact Name: Megan Connelly
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1857. New York City. A hard-working man and his son live in a respectful African-American community called Seneca Village. However, their solitude and safe haven are threatened when the City...

Cost: $15 - 30

Where:
Zella Fry Theatre (Vaughn Eames Hall)
Kean University
1000 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Premiere Stages
Telephone: 908-737-7469
Contact Name: Kean University Box Office
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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
View map »


Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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Join us for free-range drop in and play to experience our unique stations at our kids’ art studio. The sensory box, project station, play dough, messy station, and easel station are all part of...

Cost: For students registered in the current session: $15 per child / $10 per sibling.

Where:
The Messy Artist
356 Route 10 West
East Hanover, NJ  07936
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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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This Labor Day weekend, Stone Harbor, NJ plays host to the legacy of revered Master Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, when Ocean Galleries welcomes his great-grandson, Alexandre Renoir, for an...

Cost: Free & Open to the Public with ALL Artwork Available for Acquisition.

Where:
Ocean Galleries
9618 Third Ave
Stone Harbor, NJ  08247
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Sponsor: Ocean Galleries
Telephone: 609.368.7777
Contact Name: Kim Miller
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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 countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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


Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

More information

What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

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

More information

Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
View map »


Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
Website »

More information

Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
View map »


Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
Website »

More information

Roger Duvoisin’s remarkable children’s book illustrations have charmed and captivated generations of young readers, guiding them through some of life’s important lessons. The story of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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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 entertained with a...

Cost: memeber$20, nonmember $25

Where:
New York Sports Club for Kids
39 W. Northfield Rd.
Livingston, NJ  07039
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Telephone: 973.577.8001
Contact Name: Ashley

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Kids Climbing Club (6-14 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...

Cost: $15.00 per child, preregistration requested

Where:
Elite Climbing
67 Old Kings Highway
Maple Shade, NJ  08052
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Telephone: 856-273-1370
Website »

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Art & Soul Galleries offers a BYOB painting class every Thursday and Friday evening from 7-9PM. All materials are included. Just bring your friends and your favorite drink and enjoy a relaxing...

Cost: $22

Where:
Art & Soul Galleries
128 Chestnut Street
Roselle Park, NJ  07204
View map »


Sponsor: Art & Soul Galleries
Telephone: 908-245-5900
Contact Name: Megan Connelly
Website »

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June 12 – SWIFT TECHNIQUE
Funky Philly Jammin’ Brass Band with a New Orleans Flair
http://www.swifttechnique.com 

June 19 – THE DAVE FIELDS NY ALLSTARTS WITH GUEST STAR BLUES...

Cost: 0

Where:
William Marrow Beach
Somerspoint, NJ

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1857. New York City. A hard-working man and his son live in a respectful African-American community called Seneca Village. However, their solitude and safe haven are threatened when the City...

Cost: $15 - 30

Where:
Zella Fry Theatre (Vaughn Eames Hall)
Kean University
1000 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
View map »


Sponsor: Premiere Stages
Telephone: 908-737-7469
Contact Name: Kean University Box Office
Website »

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One of the many activities sponsored by The Folk Project. Held virtually every Friday evening, except around Christmas and when we're at Weekend Getaway. Second Friday is usually Open Stage....

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
Website »

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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
View map »


Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

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

More information

Head to this Labor Day weekend festival with rides, traditional Italian food and games.

Where:
St. Joseph Society
Lodi, NJ


Telephone: 973-779-0115

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The members of the New Jersey Photography Forum’s stunning exhibit showcases a variety of techniques and styles used when photographing in a natural environment. The Forum is dedicated to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »


Telephone: 973.326.7603
Website »

More information

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:
, NJ

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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:
, NJ

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: Free with admission.

Where:
, 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
Website »

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Summer brings the opening of a new site specific installation to The Center for Contemporary. “Wishful Intentions” was created by Hamilton, N.J. artist Katie Truk who works entirely with wire...

Cost: Admission by donation

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

More information

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
View map »


Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
Website »

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Enjoy nightly live music ranging from New Orleans funk to Frank Sinatra, a parade to honor St. Bartholomew, rides, games, and great Italian favorites, like pizza, pasta, zeppoles, clams, mussels,...

Cost: Free

Where:
St. Bartholomew Church
2032 Westfield Ave.
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Telephone: 908-322-5192
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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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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
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Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
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Coming Home Rescue Stencil Contest TIME TO GET YOUR CREATIVE ON! RULES: 1. Purchase the official Coming Home Rescue Stencil.* 2. Do something super creative with the stencil. Design must show...

Cost: $19.95 for stencil. Contest is free.

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: Coming Home Rescue
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You’ll begin the day with a hearty breakfast to charge you up for the day ahead. Following breakfast, your excursion will begin via Trek mountain bike as you cruise between the 1000 foot walls...

Cost: $99.99 per person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Telephone: 1-800-944-8392
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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: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. Theme and prizes change monthly. Enjoy a...

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
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Summer brings the opening of a new site specific installation to The Center for Contemporary. “Wishful Intentions” was created by Hamilton, N.J. artist Katie Truk who works entirely with wire...

Cost: Admission by donation

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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The members of the New Jersey Photography Forum’s stunning exhibit showcases a variety of techniques and styles used when photographing in a natural environment. The Forum is dedicated to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
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Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
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Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Celebrate the Jersey tomato and the end of summer in this shore town. The festival will have vendors and tons of different tomato treats to try, from tomato pies to empanadas. You'll even get a...

Where:
, NJ

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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This guided trail walk with your dog and your family will give everyone a great view of Somerset County Park and the nature it has to offer. The Friends of Stirling Stable will be hosting...

Cost: $3 a dog; humans are free

Where:
, NJ

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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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55th Annual Closter Labor Day Celebration Weekend Town Celebration Volleyball, Live Music, Food, Rides, Games, Pony Rides, Movie Under the Stars, Fireworks Sat., Sept...

Where:
Veteren's Memorial Field
Harrington Avenue
Closter, NJ
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Sponsor: Closter Recreation Commission
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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:
, NJ

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Get messy and have fun with this unique event. Experience the traditional process of winemaking at Laurita Winery in New Egypt- that is, take your and your kids' shoes off, and experience the...

Cost: $8

Where:
, NJ

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Hello smile emoticon We have a new kids summer program. Summer Dance Program for kids. Every Saturday starting June 6, dance & theater instructor, Muge Akkaya will teach kids ages 6-12 at Image...

Cost: $15

Where:
Image Planet Health Club
1235 F West Chestnut St
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Image Planet
Telephone: 908-688-6675
Contact Name: Front Desk
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Enjoy a picnic-style Labor Day weekend BBQ at the lake, where you and the kids can splash in the water, nosh on tasty food, play games, listen to music and celebrate summer (which isn't...

Cost: Various

Where:
White Lake Beach Club
Sparta, NJ


Telephone: 973-209-9622

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Enjoy nightly live music ranging from New Orleans funk to Frank Sinatra, a parade to honor St. Bartholomew, rides, games, and great Italian favorites, like pizza, pasta, zeppoles, clams, mussels,...

Cost: Free

Where:
St. Bartholomew Church
2032 Westfield Ave.
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Telephone: 908-322-5192
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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:
, NJ

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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
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Head to this Labor Day weekend festival with rides, traditional Italian food and games.

Where:
St. Joseph Society
Lodi, NJ


Telephone: 973-779-0115

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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:
, NJ

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Sponsored by Underground. Stop by the Village to see local artists and their wares. Historic Smithville has over 60 shoppes, 7 eateries, lodging at the Colonial Inn, train, carousel, paddle boats,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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This Labor Day weekend, Stone Harbor, NJ plays host to the legacy of revered Master Impressionist Pierre-Auguste Renoir, when Ocean Galleries welcomes his great-grandson, Alexandre Renoir, for an...

Cost: Free & Open to the Public with ALL Artwork Available for Acquisition.

Where:
Ocean Galleries
9618 Third Ave
Stone Harbor, NJ  08247
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Sponsor: Ocean Galleries
Telephone: 609.368.7777
Contact Name: Kim Miller
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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 countryside. Exhibit open during...

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: Lee Klocksin

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What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Roger Duvoisin’s remarkable children’s book illustrations have charmed and captivated generations of young readers, guiding them through some of life’s important lessons. The story of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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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:
, 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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Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
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On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
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Coming Home Rescue Stencil Contest TIME TO GET YOUR CREATIVE ON! RULES: 1. Purchase the official Coming Home Rescue Stencil.* 2. Do something super creative with the stencil. Design must show...

Cost: $19.95 for stencil. Contest is free.

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: Coming Home Rescue
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Meet a "bone-afied" dinosaur expert as our final Super Star of Science on Saturday, September 5th, as we close out our final days of Field Station: Dinosaurs in our Secaucus location. Don Lessem...

Cost: Free with General Admission ticket

Where:
Field Station: Dinosaurs
One Dinosaur Way
Secaucus, NJ  07094
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Hemlines explores 20th century women's fashions from 1900 to 1969. On display are hats, shoes, handbags, jewelry, furs, wedding attire and of course, dresses from each of the decades. Anyone...

Cost: $5 per adult/ $3 per child/ $10 for a family

Where:
Schoolhouse Museum
650 E. Glen Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ  07450
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Sponsor: Ridgewood Historical Society
Telephone: 201-652-7354
Contact Name: Sheila Brogan

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FULL MOON FRIDAY Friday, June 5 Special Time: 7:30P.M. – 9:00 P.M. Each month’s full moon gives us the chance to see evening wildlife activity in light almost as bright as day. We’ll hike...

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

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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One of many activities sponsored by The Folk Project. Held the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Dance to caller and live band! Beginners' workshop at 7:30 pm. No partner necessary. This event...

Cost: Adults $10; students $5

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
Parish House
14 Hanover Road
East Hanover, NJ  07936
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-295-6864
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1857. New York City. A hard-working man and his son live in a respectful African-American community called Seneca Village. However, their solitude and safe haven are threatened when the City...

Cost: $15 - 30

Where:
Zella Fry Theatre (Vaughn Eames Hall)
Kean University
1000 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Premiere Stages
Telephone: 908-737-7469
Contact Name: Kean University Box Office
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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:
, NJ

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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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