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The Rising Rate of Autism

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The Benefits of Music Education

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Connecting in the Classroom

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Critical Thinking

Strategies to help your child learn how to reason

Celebrating Presidents' Day in NJ

Teach your kids about Presidents Washington and Cleveland in our POTUS-palooza!

August 2014

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

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. Theme and prizes change monthly. Enjoy a...

Cost: $10 per family

Where:
The Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: The Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Award winners and other works by award winning artists will be featured in the 2014 Gaelen Juried Art Show & Sale.

Cost: Free

Where:
Cooperman JCC
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC of Greater Metrowest
Telephone: 973-530-3413
Contact Name: Lisa Suss
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Spring classes take place from April-June for children and adults at all levels and in a broad range of media. Classes are also available for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other...

Cost: varies

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

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

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

Cost: Adult $19.75; children $14.75

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

Cost: Free with paid admission

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

Cost: $45 per day or $210 per week

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

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

Where:
Lakeview School
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ


Telephone: 732-548-2044
Contact Name: Beth Helsby
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Join renowned puppeteer Noel MacNeal (Bear of Bear in the Big Blue House) and special guests from Brooklyn Puppetry Arts for a weekend celebrating puppeteering. Explore puppet making, puppeteering,...

Cost: $20-Children/ $25-Adults

Where:
Field Station: Dinosaurs
1 Dinosaur Way
Secaucus, NJ  07094
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Join your host, Rebel, and all of the stable's ponies, for a special day of fun, including pony rides, games, storytelling, and more.

Cost: Free

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Ave
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Telephone: 908-766-5955
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Bon Voyage: 200 Years of Luxury Travel brings to life several trips which the Livingston and Kean families took between 1780 and 1950. With the help of personal diaries and letters from family...

Cost: $6 - $10

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum
Telephone: 908-527-0400
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Featuring works by New Jersey-based artists, tThis show will include a range of artistic processes—exploring color, form and material, and will exhibit a variety of site-specific works,...

Cost: Free with admission

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

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

Cost: $5.00; $3/Member

Where:
The Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY  10460
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Telephone: 718-220-5100
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Temporary Tattoo Day at Imagine That!!!

Cost: Included with General Admission

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

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Live bands, psychics, mediums, Tarot card readers, Angel card readers, Paranormal investigations, Ghost Hunting, energy healing, dream interpretation, psychic artistry, massage therapy, drum...

Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Where:
SUSSEX COUNTY FAIR GROUNDS
37 Plains Road
Augusta, NJ  07822
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Sponsor: Trinity Metaphysical
Telephone: 973-209-7070
Contact Name: Jacqui Geary
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Dates: Every Saturday & Sunday from now until September 28, 2014 (and Holiday Monday: September 1) CMA/Free Arts Island Outpost presents “Dreamscapes”! Visit our Free Art Island Outpost on...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Nolan Park, Governors Island
Outside Buildings 11 & 14 in Nolan Park
New York, NY  10004
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Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts/Free Arts Island Outpost
Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna Dubose
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SORRELLI CUSTOMER APPRECIATION WEEK (MONTCLAIR, NJ — August 2014) Sorrelli Jewelry will be having their first Customer Appreciation Week. This will be a weeklong event starting August 16th, 2014...

Cost: $0

Where:
Sorrelli
20 Church Street
Montclair, NJ
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Washington referred to the officers and aide-de-camps on his staff [and their servants?] as his “military family”. These men were volunteers who, unlike enlisted men, personally paid...

Cost: $4 per adult

Where:
Washington’s Headquarters Museum
30 Washington Place
Morristown , NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morristown National Historical Park
Telephone: 973-539-2016

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

Cost: 12

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

Cost: Free-$6

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

Cost: various options - see website for details

Where:
Alstede Farms
84 County Route 513 South
(across the street from 1 Chesterfield Drive)
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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The Center for Contemporary Art's highly anticipated 2014 Non-Juried Member's Exhibit will be on view from June 23 through August 23. There will be an opening reception on Friday, June 27 from...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Macculloch Hall Historical Museum participates this summer in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more...

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

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: (973) 538-2404 x 10
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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Macculloch Hall Historical Museum currently has on display “Thomas Nast Brings Down Boss Tweed”, in the second floor Thomas Nast Gallery. The exhibit features over twenty examples of...

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

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Ave
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: 973-538-2404 ext. 16
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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Yoga helps develop creativity, flexibility and strength and promotes well-being, peace & happiness. Kids Yoga is a great way for your child to grow, laugh, & play and we invite you to join us! Only...

Cost: $7

Where:
Let's Dance Studios
855 Arnold Ave.
Pt. Pleasant, NJ  08742
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Sponsor: Seashore Healing
Telephone: (732) 618-4997
Contact Name: Maggie
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Enjoy a day strolling the village and check out the Smithville Fife & Drum Corp. starting at 1:00pm in front of Fred & Ethel's. Historic Smithville has over 60 shoppes, 7 eateries, lodging at the...

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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Take a risk and come learn something new! Each walk will be different and will focus on either horticulture, agro-ecology, wildlife ecology, sustainability, or cultural legacy, but you...

Cost: Free

Where:
Duke Farms
1112 Dukes Parkway West
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Telephone: 908-722-3700
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Through nature journaling, explore how butterflies are important to a garden.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Road
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-326-7645
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Explore the excitement of electricity with singing Tesla coils, robotic drums, and wireless illumination. Twin, solid-state, one-million-volt Tesla coils produce bursts of musical lightning right...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
, NJ

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Travel with an average yellow star on his quest to get a "name" and a planet to call his own. A "cool" red star, a "hot" blue star, a dying star, double stars and the Milky Way Galaxy teach Little...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Hub City Sounds is a FREE performing arts series with events for all tastes, including family audiences! Held at various locations and times throughout New Brunswick, NJ events include: Jazz and...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Various: Boyd Park, State Theatre, Crossroads Thea
Various
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 732.729.0320 x201
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Listen to songs such as "Yellow Submarine", "The Lion Sleeps Tonight", and "I Gotta Feeling" while lasers draw pictures on the dome overhead.

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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When the temperatures are cooler and the work day is over, come on over to the zoo for some summertime extended hours.

Cost: Regular Admission

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Telephone: 973-731-5800
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Don't miss this ever-popular event, featuring over 150 classic cars, live music, and games for kids. Browse cars and enjoy a little nostalgia.

Cost: Free

Where:
Boonton Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005


Telephone: 973-257-9107
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A planetarium show for families with children on the Autism Spectrum or with other developmental disabilities. All ages are welcome to this one-hour sensory-friendly program. The show will provide...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Support the Hillsborough Rotary Club at this event, featuring rides, food, and fun for the whole family.

Cost: Free

Where:
Lowes Shopping Center
315 Rt 206
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Telephone: 903-359-1503
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Vam Art Inc. Is pleased to announce the opening of it's 6th major Contemporary Art Show titled "Continuum 2014" The show will highlight about twenty outstanding pieces of artwork from fine talented...

Cost: FREE

Where:
15 Station Place
Metuchen , NJ  08840


Sponsor: Vam Art Inc.
Telephone: 732-310-8267
Contact Name: Kenia
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Join Philadelphia Zoo for this special outdoor family overnight experience! Camp out on the Zoo’s Impala Lawn and take in the amazing view of the city skyline. BYOT (Bring your own tent). This...

Cost: $55 per person

Where:
Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W. Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA  19104
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Join us for an evening under the stars as Dunellen Skylight Theatre Productions presents, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, August 15,16,17 and 22, 23, 24, at 8:00pm. Presented in...

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

Where:
Washington Memorial Park
Washington Ave
dancendivakait@aol.com
Dunellen, NJ  08812
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Sponsor: Dunellen Skylight Theatre
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Prepare to "see" the invisible during this IMAX that will show you the magic and majesty of the objects, events, and creatures that exist literally all around you, but that you have...

Cost: Varies

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

Cost: $69.99 per person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18210
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Telephone: 180-094-48392105
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Meet giant half-ton tortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt from their noses. Dance with tropical albatrosses and hunt fishes with the colorful blue-footed boobies. Dive into the ocean...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Based on the original tale, take a trip with a brother and sister through the woods of Germany. Complete with a Witch, some gingerbread men and a magical singing bird, this tale is sure to hit a...

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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Take your town’s music-in-the-park event to a whole new level by heading into NYC for this series of free family shows. Sponsored by the City Parks Foundation, circus acts, musical...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
New York, NY


Telephone: 212-360-1399
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This exhibition features over 50 examples of comtemporary pottery, created by American Indian Potters, all recent gifts from the Collection of Sonia and Victor Bauer

Cost: Admission $7.00-$10.00

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3705
Contact Name: Maria Gatewood
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The creation of the first Rutgers Junior Knights Dance Team is for dancers and cheerleaders from ages 8 - 18. There are two groups divided by age. The Jr. Preps are ages 8 to12 and the Jr. Pros...

Cost: $150 Registration Fee

Where:
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ


Sponsor: The Junior Knights Dance Team
Telephone: 732.341.1765
Contact Name: Lou Jacobs
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Head on over to Duke Island Park every week for a free concert that the whole family will enjoy. Times Vary

Cost: Free

Where:
Duke Island Park
Bridgewater, NJ


Telephone: 908 722-1200
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Come out today and enjoy the extra boost of whitewater!

Cost: Reservations suggested

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18210
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Telephone: 180-094-48392105
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Take the whole family out to the ballgame at Citi Field for Mets’ Family Sundays. Hit some homeruns on a mini replica field, bounce on themed inflatables, test your skills in the batting...

Cost: Free with admission

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

Cost: Varies

Where:
Broadway Theatre
729 7th Ave #6
New York, NJ  10019
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Telephone: 212-541-8457
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Come register for this all children's theatre day camp.

Cost: $615-$695 for two full weeks all day(ages 6-17) and $190 for partial day(ages 4-

Where:
Watchung Arts Center
18 Stirling Rd
Watchung, NJ  07069
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Sponsor: All Children's Theatre
Telephone: 973-335-5328
Contact Name: Alex Kramer
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

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

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

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

Where:
The Little Gym of West Windsor
217 Clarksville Rd
Village Square Center
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Telephone: (609) 799-7776
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Inspired by the top-rated PBS KIDS® TV series, Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog transports visitors to Birdwell Island. Young guests engage in rich educational content that...

Cost: Free with paid admission

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

More information

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

Cost: varies

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

More information

Award winners and other works by award winning artists will be featured in the 2014 Gaelen Juried Art Show & Sale.

Cost: Free

Where:
Cooperman JCC
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
View map »


Sponsor: JCC of Greater Metrowest
Telephone: 973-530-3413
Contact Name: Lisa Suss
Website »

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Camp Clover Children's Grief and Bereavement Day Camp August 18-21, 2014

Cost: Free

Where:
Camp Riverbend
116 Hillcrest Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Atlantic Home Care and Hospice
Telephone: 973-379-8444
Contact Name: Diane Coloney

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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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Play with a giant Rubik's Cube, marvel at the robots that can solve the Rubik's Cube faster than humans, and study artifacts that show the invention of the original Rubik's Cube in...

Cost: Adult $19.75; children $14.75

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


Telephone: 201-200-1000
Website »

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

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

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

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Beat the heat this summer with Just Bead Yourself's COOL summer bead camps! Learn professional techniques and elements of jewelry design to create necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Kids create at...

Cost: $145

Where:
Just Bead Yourself
113 Central Ave
Westfield, NJ  07090
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Telephone: 908-232-3411
Contact Name: Thea Jackson
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The Janice Garbolino Memorial 5K Walk/Run event supports the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program, a physical activity and wellness program for cancer survivors. Join us on Saturday September 20th in...

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

Where:
Lakeview School
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ


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

More information

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

Cost: $45 per day or $210 per week

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

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

Cost: $5.00; $3/Member

Where:
The Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY  10460
View map »


Telephone: 718-220-5100
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free with admission

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


Telephone: 201-200-1000
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free with admission

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


Telephone: 973-596-6550
Website »

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

Cost: $6 - $10

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum
Telephone: 908-527-0400
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To celebrate the 45th anniversary of Eric Carle’s classic children’s book, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, ShopRite of Greater Morristown and Produce for Kids will be hosting a meet and greet with...

Cost: FREE

Where:
ShopRite of Greater Morristown
178 E. Hanover Ave.
Cedar Knolls, NJ  07927
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Sponsor: Shoprite
Telephone: 973-829-6830
Contact Name: Santina Stankevich
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Learn about the animals of the forest through activities, a story, and a tour through the North American section of the zoo.

Cost: $10.00 per child.

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

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SORRELLI CUSTOMER APPRECIATION WEEK (MONTCLAIR, NJ — August 2014) Sorrelli Jewelry will be having their first Customer Appreciation Week. This will be a weeklong event starting August 16th, 2014...

Cost: $0

Where:
Sorrelli
20 Church Street
Montclair, NJ
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Wristband Day on PIER RIDES Ride all the rides except Skyscraper, & Go Karts (Excludes holidays) for $18 from 12noon till 6pm Bonus: $5 per Rider on the Go-Karts, $10 per Rider on the Skyscraper...

Cost: $18

Where:
Casino Pier
800 Ocean Terrace
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751
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The Center for Contemporary Art's highly anticipated 2014 Non-Juried Member's Exhibit will be on view from June 23 through August 23. There will be an opening reception on Friday, June 27 from...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Lot's of fun Children’s Activities Available: Pony Rides, Moon Bounce, Wagon Train Rides, Corn Kingdom, Scenic Farm Hayrides, Visit and Feed Our Friendly Farm Animals (free, Stop By Our Bunny Run...

Cost: various options - see website for details

Where:
Alstede Farms
84 County Route 513 South
(across the street from 1 Chesterfield Drive)
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Macculloch Hall Historical Museum participates this summer in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Where:
The Little Gym of Summit
545 Morris Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Telephone: (908) 608-9400
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Explore the excitement of electricity with singing Tesla coils, robotic drums, and wireless illumination. Twin, solid-state, one-million-volt Tesla coils produce bursts of musical lightning right...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
, NJ

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

Cost: Varied

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

Cost: Regular Admission

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Telephone: 973-731-5800
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Mix nature with art by learning about and drawing different animals. No Class: 8/13 & 8/18

Cost: $5 per child

Where:
Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center
247 Southern Blvd.
Chatham, NJ  07928
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Telephone: 973-635-6629
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Take a step back in time with Monday night Cruise Night at Four Sisters Winery. It’s happening every Third Monday from June – September. Open to cars, trucks, motorcycles, customs, classics,...

Cost: $10

Where:
Four Sisters Winery
783 CR 519
Belvidere, NJ  07823
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Sponsor: Four Sisters Winery
Telephone: 908-475-3671
Contact Name: Valerie Tishuk
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Vam Art Inc. Is pleased to announce the opening of it's 6th major Contemporary Art Show titled "Continuum 2014" The show will highlight about twenty outstanding pieces of artwork from fine talented...

Cost: FREE

Where:
15 Station Place
Metuchen , NJ  08840


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

Cost: $180

Where:
Greene Room, St. Luke's Episcopal Church
182 Main St
Gladstone,, NJ  07934
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Sponsor: Music in Somerset Hills
Telephone: 973-339-7719
Contact Name: Matthew LaPine
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Join us for an evening under the stars as Dunellen Skylight Theatre Productions presents, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, August 15,16,17 and 22, 23, 24, at 8:00pm. Presented in...

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

Where:
Washington Memorial Park
Washington Ave
dancendivakait@aol.com
Dunellen, NJ  08812
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Sponsor: Dunellen Skylight Theatre
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This exhibition features over 50 examples of comtemporary pottery, created by American Indian Potters, all recent gifts from the Collection of Sonia and Victor Bauer

Cost: Admission $7.00-$10.00

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

Cost: Varies

Where:
Broadway Theatre
729 7th Ave #6
New York, NJ  10019
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Telephone: 212-541-8457
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Meet giant half-ton tortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt from their noses. Dance with tropical albatrosses and hunt fishes with the colorful blue-footed boobies. Dive into the ocean...

Cost: Varies

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

Cost: $150 Registration Fee

Where:
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ


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

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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The Reeds at Shelter Haven, Stone Harbor’s all-new luxury boutique hotel resort, will host their 3rd annual Reeds ‘n Seeds Watermelon Party on Tuesday, August 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The...

Cost: Free

Where:
, NJ

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Come register for this all children's theatre day camp.

Cost: $615-$695 for two full weeks all day(ages 6-17) and $190 for partial day(ages 4-

Where:
Watchung Arts Center
18 Stirling Rd
Watchung, NJ  07069
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Sponsor: All Children's Theatre
Telephone: 973-335-5328
Contact Name: Alex Kramer
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If you’ve always wanted to have an entry in our Gingerbread Wonderland Exhibit but don’t know where to begin, this is the class for you! Learn some tips and techniques from a professional baker...

Cost: $15

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Award winners and other works by award winning artists will be featured in the 2014 Gaelen Juried Art Show & Sale.

Cost: Free

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

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Camp Clover Children's Grief and Bereavement Day Camp August 18-21, 2014

Cost: Free

Where:
Camp Riverbend
116 Hillcrest Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Atlantic Home Care and Hospice
Telephone: 973-379-8444
Contact Name: Diane Coloney

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

Cost: Free

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

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

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

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

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

Cost: Adult $19.75; children $14.75

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

Cost: Free with paid admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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NJ Bariatric Center Weight Loss Surgery Seminar at 7 pm. Register at http://www.njbariatriccenter.com/news-events/events/free-seminar/

Cost: Free

Where:
Hilton Garden Inn in Conference Room
875 Route 3 East
Secaucus, NJ  07094
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Spring classes take place from April-June for children and adults at all levels and in a broad range of media. Classes are also available for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other...

Cost: varies

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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This December marks the 23rd Annual Gingerbread Wonderland. Guests, young and old, marvel at the creativity, skill and sense of optimism that characterizes this charming and ecumenical exhibit of...

Cost: $2 admission per person, children under 2 FREE.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Beat the heat this summer with Just Bead Yourself's COOL summer bead camps! Learn professional techniques and elements of jewelry design to create necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Kids create at...

Cost: $145

Where:
Just Bead Yourself
113 Central Ave
Westfield, NJ  07090
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Telephone: 908-232-3411
Contact Name: Thea Jackson
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Parents and young children (ages preschool to 8 years) are welcome to celebrate everything wonderful about Pears. We will be reading two books about pears and tree fruit followed by an...

Cost: $7

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Terhune Orchards
Telephone: 609-924-2310
Contact Name: Farm Store
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Little princesses live out their dreams each day by dressing up in our gorgeous dresses and sparkly shoes, enjoying a tea party, getting crafty, singing and Zumba dancing. During all of this...

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

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

Cost: $2 per adult

Where:
Various Locations Throughout Morris County
, NJ


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

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

Where:
Lakeview School
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ


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

Cost: $45 per day or $210 per week

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

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-596-6550
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The dinosaurs are back, and this summer, they’re bigger and badder than ever. Head to the Bronx Zoo for a prehistoric day of (animatronic) dino encounters, fossil digging, and more, plus...

Cost: $5.00; $3/Member

Where:
The Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY  10460
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Telephone: 718-220-5100
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Express Yourself Studios offers a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning workshop 10am-12pm (on the hour)for toddlers. Children ages 2-5 are invited to play with paint, pinch...

Cost: $20/child per session

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

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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This new program is designed to encourage the conservation artist in us all. Help save the Earth by creating beautiful and usable items from things you might have thrown away. Take the ideas...

Cost: $10.00 per child.

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

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

Cost: $6 - $10

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum
Telephone: 908-527-0400
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Growing in the Garden Pre-school Programs July and August 2014 Winter, spring, summer and fall -- come visit the gardens at Macculloch Hall! “Growing in the Garden” is a year-round hands-on...

Cost: $8 per pair (child and adult) for Museum members, $12 per pair for non-members

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Ave
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: 973-538-2404 ext. 16
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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SORRELLI CUSTOMER APPRECIATION WEEK (MONTCLAIR, NJ — August 2014) Sorrelli Jewelry will be having their first Customer Appreciation Week. This will be a weeklong event starting August 16th, 2014...

Cost: $0

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

Cost: Prices for produce vary

Where:
Court Street Farm
138 Court Street
Newark , NJ  07103
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Sponsor: Greater Newark Conservancy
Telephone: (973) 642-4646
Contact Name: Michele Robinson
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On Tuesday, August 19, from 11am to 11pm, the New Jersey Golf Foundation (NJGF) will be hosting their first annual NJGF Junior Carnival. Throughout the day there will be games, mini golf, food...

Cost: 0

Where:
Essex Golf Driving Range
600 Eagle Rock Ave.
Roseland, NJ
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In this unique tour, children and their parents will view the museum through the eyes of its youngest former occupants: the children who inhabited Liberty Hall over the past 240 years. History...

Cost: $8-10

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum
Telephone: 908-527-0400
Contact Name: Bill Schroh
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The Center for Contemporary Art's highly anticipated 2014 Non-Juried Member's Exhibit will be on view from June 23 through August 23. There will be an opening reception on Friday, June 27 from...

Cost: Free

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

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

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

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

Where:
The Little Gym of Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
Website »

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

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

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

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

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Hudson River Park
Pier 25 at North Moore St.
Tribeca, NY  10013
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Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts
Telephone: 212-274-0986
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

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

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

More information

Growing in the Garden Pre-school Programs July and August 2014 Winter, spring, summer and fall -- come visit the gardens at Macculloch Hall! “Growing in the Garden” is a year-round hands-on...

Cost: $8 per pair (adult and child) for members and $12 per pair for non-members.

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Ave
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: 973-538-2404 ext. 16
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
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Explore the excitement of electricity with singing Tesla coils, robotic drums, and wireless illumination. Twin, solid-state, one-million-volt Tesla coils produce bursts of musical lightning right...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
, NJ

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Find out what a river riffle is, why it occurs and what kinds of creatures are found in the riffly parts of the river. Take a close look at the tiny river creatures that like fizzy bubbly water...

Cost: Free

Where:
Clinton Branch Library
739 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ  07108
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7754
Contact Name: Paul Volpe
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Growing in the Garden Pre-school Programs July and August 2014 Winter, spring, summer and fall -- come visit the gardens at Macculloch Hall! “Growing in the Garden” is a year-round hands-on...

Cost: $8 per pair (adult and child) for members and $12 per pair for non-members.

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Ave
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: 973-538-2404 ext. 16
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
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July 7, 2014 Fall Registration Opens Early registration is now open for Fall Classes and Workshops for all ages. Sign up today for studio art classes in painting, drawing, ceramics, jewelry...

Cost: Varied

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

Cost: Regular Admission

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

Cost: Prices for produce vary

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

Cost: 7

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

Cost: FREE

Where:
15 Station Place
Metuchen , NJ  08840


Sponsor: Vam Art Inc.
Telephone: 732-310-8267
Contact Name: Kenia
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College Benefits Research Group (CBRG) is sponsoring a free community workshop for parents of college-bound high school students on strategies for maximizing your family’s college...

Cost: Free

Where:
7 Becker Cafe
7 Becker Farm Road
Roseland, NJ  07068
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Sponsor: College Benefits Research Group
Telephone: 888-802-2740
Contact Name: CBRG
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Come to Shipyard Park for these weekly outdoor performances that offer fun for the whole family.

Cost: Free

Where:
Shipyard Park
Hoboken, NJ


Telephone: (201) 420-2207

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Come see the Trenton Thunder take on the New Hampshire Fisher Cats! The first 1,500 peoples ages 6 and over will receive Thunder Visors thanks to NJEA! It is also Hockey night in the stadium....

Cost: $10-$13

Where:
Arm & Hammer Park
1 Thunder Road
Trenton, NJ  08611
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Telephone: 609-394-3300
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A family of superheroes forced to live a normal life gets called into action. It's FREE! (973) 669-7485; ospacnj.org.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center
4 Boland Drive
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Telephone: 973-669-7385
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A 1996 fantasy children's film directed by Danny DeVito about the family outcast who discovers she can move things with her mind. It's FREE! (973) 669-7385; ospacnj.org

Cost: FREE

Where:
Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center
4 Boland Drive
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Telephone: 973-669-7385
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Join us for an evening under the stars as Dunellen Skylight Theatre Productions presents, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, August 15,16,17 and 22, 23, 24, at 8:00pm. Presented in...

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

Where:
Washington Memorial Park
Washington Ave
dancendivakait@aol.com
Dunellen, NJ  08812
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Sponsor: Dunellen Skylight Theatre
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Midnight Madness on PIER RIDES Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9pm until midnight $18 for Unlimited Pier Rides *Does not include the Go-Karts and Skyscraper . Excludes Holidays

Cost: $18

Where:
Casino Pier
800 Ocean Terrace
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751
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Escape the heat all summer long by going to see one—or more—of Broadway’s numerous kid-friendly musicals. From new favorites like Aladdin, Cinderella, and Matilda to...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Broadway Theatre
729 7th Ave #6
New York, NJ  10019
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Telephone: 212-541-8457
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Where does the “hum” come from in a hummingbird? On Tuesday, August 19th children will learn about the hummingbirds’ “hum” and the special diet these tiny birds...

Cost: The cost for each program is $8 per pair (adult and child) for members and $12 p

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Ave
, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
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The creation of the first Rutgers Junior Knights Dance Team is for dancers and cheerleaders from ages 8 - 18. There are two groups divided by age. The Jr. Preps are ages 8 to12 and the Jr. Pros...

Cost: $150 Registration Fee

Where:
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ


Sponsor: The Junior Knights Dance Team
Telephone: 732.341.1765
Contact Name: Lou Jacobs
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This exhibition features over 50 examples of comtemporary pottery, created by American Indian Potters, all recent gifts from the Collection of Sonia and Victor Bauer

Cost: Admission $7.00-$10.00

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

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Meet giant half-ton tortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt from their noses. Dance with tropical albatrosses and hunt fishes with the colorful blue-footed boobies. Dive into the ocean...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Bead Fest is an annual beading and jewelry-making event held several times throughout the year in various locations. The program includes 100+ workshops and classes for jewelry makers of all...

Cost: $15

Where:
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Avenue
Oaks, PA  19456
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Start your Wednesday in the woods with a relaxing bird walk at Tenafly Nature Center. Join a Tenafly Nature Center Environmental Educator to walk the trails and look for birds. Beginners welcome....

Cost: Members FREE/Non-members $5

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Avenue
Tenafly, NJ  07670
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Come register for this all children's theatre day camp.

Cost: $615-$695 for two full weeks all day(ages 6-17) and $190 for partial day(ages 4-

Where:
Watchung Arts Center
18 Stirling Rd
Watchung, NJ  07069
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Sponsor: All Children's Theatre
Telephone: 973-335-5328
Contact Name: Alex Kramer
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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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Award winners and other works by award winning artists will be featured in the 2014 Gaelen Juried Art Show & Sale.

Cost: Free

Where:
Cooperman JCC
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC of Greater Metrowest
Telephone: 973-530-3413
Contact Name: Lisa Suss
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Camp Clover Children's Grief and Bereavement Day Camp August 18-21, 2014

Cost: Free

Where:
Camp Riverbend
116 Hillcrest Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Atlantic Home Care and Hospice
Telephone: 973-379-8444
Contact Name: Diane Coloney

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

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

Where:
The Little Gym of Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
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Inspired by the top-rated PBS KIDS® TV series, Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog transports visitors to Birdwell Island. Young guests engage in rich educational content that...

Cost: Free with paid admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

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

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

Cost: Adult $19.75; children $14.75

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Spring classes take place from April-June for children and adults at all levels and in a broad range of media. Classes are also available for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other...

Cost: varies

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

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

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

Cost: $145

Where:
Just Bead Yourself
113 Central Ave
Westfield, NJ  07090
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Telephone: 908-232-3411
Contact Name: Thea Jackson
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The Janice Garbolino Memorial 5K Walk/Run event supports the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program, a physical activity and wellness program for cancer survivors. Join us on Saturday September 20th in...

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

Where:
Lakeview School
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ


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

Cost: $45 per day or $210 per week

Where:
Kayla's Creative Art Studio
629 Springfield Ave
Berkeley Heights, NJ  07922
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Telephone: 908-516-2670
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Bon Voyage: 200 Years of Luxury Travel brings to life several trips which the Livingston and Kean families took between 1780 and 1950. With the help of personal diaries and letters from family...

Cost: $6 - $10

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum
Telephone: 908-527-0400
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The dinosaurs are back, and this summer, they’re bigger and badder than ever. Head to the Bronx Zoo for a prehistoric day of (animatronic) dino encounters, fossil digging, and more, plus...

Cost: $5.00; $3/Member

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

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-596-6550
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Free for K-12 girls, every girl will bring home a camp T-shirt and a chess set so she could continue playing chess at home. Led by Alice Dong - National Champion of the 9th Susan Polgar Girls'...

Cost: 0, every girl will bring home a camp T-shirt and a chess set

Where:
Dean Of Chess
3150 US 22
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Contact Name: Alice Dong
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Express Yourself Studios offers a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning workshop 10am-12pm (on the hour)for toddlers. Children ages 2-5 are invited to play with paint, pinch...

Cost: $20/child per session

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

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Learn why a soda bottle loses its fizz once it's opened.  Experiment with H20 Olympics (fun experiments that show the amazing properties of water) and then make a watercolor craft. This...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library--Main Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7797
Contact Name: Natasha Osborne
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SORRELLI CUSTOMER APPRECIATION WEEK (MONTCLAIR, NJ — August 2014) Sorrelli Jewelry will be having their first Customer Appreciation Week. This will be a weeklong event starting August 16th, 2014...

Cost: $0

Where:
Sorrelli
20 Church Street
Montclair, NJ
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Listen to a story, meet an animal star from the book and complete a craft.

Cost: $10.00 per child.

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

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– Delicious Orchards, a country food market centered in Colts Neck, NJ has set the date for their 7th annual Apple Fest. The event will take place on Saturday, September 13th and Sunday,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Delicious Orchards
320 Route 34
Colts Neck, NJ  07722
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This August and September there is lots to do for families at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum (MHHM). The popular “Lunch with the Librarian” returns to the museum garden every Wednesday,...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: K
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The Center for Contemporary Art's highly anticipated 2014 Non-Juried Member's Exhibit will be on view from June 23 through August 23. There will be an opening reception on Friday, June 27 from...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Wristband Day on PIER RIDES Ride all the rides except Skyscraper, & Go Karts (Excludes holidays) for $18 from 12noon till 6pm Bonus: $5 per Rider on the Go-Karts, $10 per Rider on the Skyscraper...

Cost: $18

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

Cost: various options - see website for details

Where:
Alstede Farms
84 County Route 513 South
(across the street from 1 Chesterfield Drive)
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Macculloch Hall Historical Museum participates this summer in Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment of the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Where:
The Little Gym of Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
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Explore the excitement of electricity with singing Tesla coils, robotic drums, and wireless illumination. Twin, solid-state, one-million-volt Tesla coils produce bursts of musical lightning right...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
, NJ

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Blast off on a journey past the Sun and planets, get to know Mr. Moon Rock and learn what stars are visible in tonight's sky. The show offers a musical, astronomical adventure for space kids.

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium-Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Blast off on a journey past the Sun and planets, get to know Mr. Moon Rock and learn what stars are visible in tonight's sky. The show offers a musical, astronomical adventure for space kids.

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Enjoy a laser and video concert featuring songs by Mr. Ray and Jane Murphy.

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Have you ever been bored? See the interesting activities our zookeepers create to keep our animals from getting bored. Animal Enrichment is designed to keep the animals active and healthy while...

Cost: $10 per child.

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

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

Cost: Varied

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

Cost: Regular Admission

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Telephone: 973-731-5800
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Mix nature with art by learning about and drawing different animals. No Class: 8/13 & 8/18

Cost: $5 per child

Where:
Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center
247 Southern Blvd.
Chatham, NJ  07928
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Telephone: 973-635-6629
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Get your locally Newark-grown produce every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4:00pm - 6:30pm at the Greater Newark Conservancy and support our efforts in promoting community gardening and...

Cost: Prices for produce vary

Where:
Greater Newark Conservancy
32 Prince Street
Newark , NJ  07103
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Sponsor: Greater Newark Conservancy
Telephone: (973) 642-4646
Contact Name: Michele Robinson
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Come to the museum every Wednesday evening for a free outdoor concert and gourmet food trucks.

Cost: Free

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road
Cherry Hill, NJ
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Telephone: 856-424-1233
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Vam Art Inc. Is pleased to announce the opening of it's 6th major Contemporary Art Show titled "Continuum 2014" The show will highlight about twenty outstanding pieces of artwork from fine talented...

Cost: FREE

Where:
15 Station Place
Metuchen , NJ  08840


Sponsor: Vam Art Inc.
Telephone: 732-310-8267
Contact Name: Kenia
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In our very popular monthly gardening series, Horticultural Program Specialists Gwen Montgomery and Cynthia Triolo will provide growing instructions, planting tips and take a closer look at some...

Cost: $20

Where:
The Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: The Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Enjoy an evening of bingo, trivia, and name that tune, hosted by local kids' favorite DJ Josh.

Cost: Free

Where:
Molly Maguire's GastroPub
132 East River Rd
Rumson, NJ  07760
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Telephone: (732) 530-2882
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Come see the Trenton Thunder take on New Hampshire Fisher Cats! Tonight is Jewish Heritage Night!

Cost: $10-$13

Where:
Arm & Hammer Park
1 Thunder Road
Trenton, NJ  08611
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Telephone: 609-394-3300
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MTV Presents Austin Mahone tour. The tour is guaranteed to be the biggest teen party of the summer! “This is for my Mahomies. Thank you for supporting me and sticking with me all this...

Cost: Tickets Start at $29.00

Where:
Izod Center
50 New Jersey 120
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
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Held at the Jenkinson's Inlet Stage every Wednesday at 7:30pm, the Jenkinson's Music Festival showcases different acts every week. Come join the fun! June 25 - Opening Concert July...

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ


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

Cost: Free

Where:
Meadowland Park
70 North Ridgewood Road
South Orange, NJ
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Telephone: 973-313-2787
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Join us for an evening under the stars as Dunellen Skylight Theatre Productions presents, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, August 15,16,17 and 22, 23, 24, at 8:00pm. Presented in...

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

Where:
Washington Memorial Park
Washington Ave
dancendivakait@aol.com
Dunellen, NJ  08812
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Sponsor: Dunellen Skylight Theatre
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The creation of the first Rutgers Junior Knights Dance Team is for dancers and cheerleaders from ages 8 - 18. There are two groups divided by age. The Jr. Preps are ages 8 to12 and the Jr. Pros...

Cost: $150 Registration Fee

Where:
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ


Sponsor: The Junior Knights Dance Team
Telephone: 732.341.1765
Contact Name: Lou Jacobs
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This exhibition features over 50 examples of comtemporary pottery, created by American Indian Potters, all recent gifts from the Collection of Sonia and Victor Bauer

Cost: Admission $7.00-$10.00

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3705
Contact Name: Maria Gatewood
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Pack a picnic and head over to the park to watch an outdoor film screening. The movie shown will change weekly. Movies begin at 9:00 pm in June and July and around at 8:15 pm in August,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pier A Park
Hoboken, NJ


Sponsor: Hoboken Division of Cultural Affairs
Telephone: 201-420-2207
Contact Name: Geri Fallo
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Escape the heat all summer long by going to see one—or more—of Broadway’s numerous kid-friendly musicals. From new favorites like Aladdin, Cinderella, and Matilda to...

Cost: Varies

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

Cost: Varies

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


Telephone: 201-200-1000
Website »

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

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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In the spirit of the Garden State's agrarian heritage, this fair will feature 4-H exhibits, family entertainment, games, amusement rides, fireworks, and more. August 20 - 23: 10am -...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hunterdon County Fair Grounds
1207 Route 179
Lambertville, NJ  08530
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Telephone: 908-782-6809
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Bead Fest is an annual beading and jewelry-making event held several times throughout the year in various locations. The program includes 100+ workshops and classes for jewelry makers of all...

Cost: $15

Where:
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Avenue
Oaks, PA  19456
View map »

More information

Come register for this all children's theatre day camp.

Cost: $615-$695 for two full weeks all day(ages 6-17) and $190 for partial day(ages 4-

Where:
Watchung Arts Center
18 Stirling Rd
Watchung, NJ  07069
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Sponsor: All Children's Theatre
Telephone: 973-335-5328
Contact Name: Alex Kramer
Website »

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

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

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


Telephone: (908) 497-1500
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

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


Website »

More information

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

Cost: varies

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

More information

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

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

Where:
The Little Gym of West Windsor
217 Clarksville Rd
Village Square Center
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Telephone: (609) 799-7776
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Inspired by the top-rated PBS KIDS® TV series, Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog transports visitors to Birdwell Island. Young guests engage in rich educational content that...

Cost: Free with paid admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Camp Clover Children's Grief and Bereavement Day Camp August 18-21, 2014

Cost: Free

Where:
Camp Riverbend
116 Hillcrest Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Atlantic Home Care and Hospice
Telephone: 973-379-8444
Contact Name: Diane Coloney

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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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Play with a giant Rubik's Cube, marvel at the robots that can solve the Rubik's Cube faster than humans, and study artifacts that show the invention of the original Rubik's Cube in...

Cost: Adult $19.75; children $14.75

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Experts from Children’s Specialized Hospital are providing free, quick developmental screenings for children ages 1 to 5 years old and sharing valuable resources for parents curious about early...

Cost: free

Where:
Toms River Kohl's
1 Route 37 west
Toms River, NJ  08753
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Sponsor: Children's Specialized Hospital
Telephone: (908) 233-3720 x5191
Contact Name: Amy Norton
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Award winners and other works by award winning artists will be featured in the 2014 Gaelen Juried Art Show & Sale.

Cost: Free

Where:
Cooperman JCC
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC of Greater Metrowest
Telephone: 973-530-3413
Contact Name: Lisa Suss
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The Janice Garbolino Memorial 5K Walk/Run event supports the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program, a physical activity and wellness program for cancer survivors. Join us on Saturday September 20th in...

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

Where:
Lakeview School
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ


Telephone: 732-548-2044
Contact Name: Beth Helsby
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Beat the heat this summer with Just Bead Yourself's COOL summer bead camps! Learn professional techniques and elements of jewelry design to create necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Kids create at...

Cost: $145

Where:
Just Bead Yourself
113 Central Ave
Westfield, NJ  07090
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Telephone: 908-232-3411
Contact Name: Thea Jackson
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Kayla's Creative Art Studio will be running a children’s art camp this summer starting on June 23, 2014 through August 29, 2014. We will offer two sessions each day: The morning...

Cost: $45 per day or $210 per week

Where:
Kayla's Creative Art Studio
629 Springfield Ave
Berkeley Heights, NJ  07922
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Telephone: 908-516-2670
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Could you survive as a wild animal living among the streets, sidewalks and sewer pipes of the urban jungle? Find out at Wildlife Challenge. You’ll crawl, climb and claw your way through...

Cost: Free with admission

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

Cost: $5.00; $3/Member

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

Cost: $6 - $10

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum
Telephone: 908-527-0400
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Express Yourself Studios offers a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning workshop 10am-12pm (on the hour)for toddlers. Children ages 2-5 are invited to play with paint, pinch...

Cost: $20/child per session

Where:
Express Yourself Studios
1877 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Express Yourself Studios
Telephone: 973-763-5256
Contact Name: Simone
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Featuring works by New Jersey-based artists, tThis show will include a range of artistic processes—exploring color, form and material, and will exhibit a variety of site-specific works,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-596-6550
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SORRELLI CUSTOMER APPRECIATION WEEK (MONTCLAIR, NJ — August 2014) Sorrelli Jewelry will be having their first Customer Appreciation Week. This will be a weeklong event starting August 16th, 2014...

Cost: $0

Where:
Sorrelli
20 Church Street
Montclair, NJ
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A weekly farmer's market will take place every Thursday, featuring New Jersey-fresh produce, meat, and poultry. Food trucks will also be on hand to sell lunch.

Cost: Free

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

Cost: $8-10

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

Cost: Prices for produce vary

Where:
PSE&G Plaza
80 Park Plaza
Newark , NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Greater Newark Conservancy
Telephone: (973) 642-4646
Contact Name: Michele Robinson
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The Center for Contemporary Art's highly anticipated 2014 Non-Juried Member's Exhibit will be on view from June 23 through August 23. There will be an opening reception on Friday, June 27 from...

Cost: Free

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Hudson River Park
Pier 25 at North Moore St.
Tribeca, NY  10013
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Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts
Telephone: 212-274-0986
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As most of the country would agree, it’s been a long and stormy winter. But we’re starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel knowing that summer is on its way and summer...

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

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

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

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

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
, NJ

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

Cost: $7 per person

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

Cost: $7 per person

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

Cost: Varied

Where:
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
68 Elm Street
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Visual Arts Center of New Jersey
Telephone: 908.273.9121
Contact Name: Anne Ortengren
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Free Try It Classes! 4:30 PM Princess Ballet ages 3-5 5 PM Hip Hop fun ages 5-9 At open house you can: learn about our dance, acting, acro and vocal programs, meet our professional teachers, tour...

Cost: Free

Where:
Kick Dance Studios
62 Carton Street
Rumson, NJ  07760
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Sponsor: Kick Dance Studios
Telephone: 732-383-5301
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Get your locally Newark-grown produce every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4:00pm - 6:30pm at the Greater Newark Conservancy and support our efforts in promoting community gardening and...

Cost: Prices for produce vary

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

Cost: Regular Admission

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Telephone: 973-731-5800
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The hard-rocking, Grammy Award winning Living Colour performs greatest hits (“Cult of Personality,” “Glamour Boys”) at NJPAC’s hottest outdoor music series. The band first achieved fame...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Theater Square
1 Center St
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Horizon Foundation
Telephone: 188-846-65722
Contact Name: Josh Balber
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RICK BENJAMIN AND THE PARAGON RAGTIME ORCHESTRA The National Park Service hosts the unique Paragon Ragtime Orchestra for a free summer concert in the historic Laboratory Courtyard at Thomas Edison...

Cost: no fee event

Where:
Thomas Edison National Historical Park
211 Main St
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: Thomas Edison National Historical Park
Telephone: 973-736-0550
Contact Name: Thomas Edison National Historical Park
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Come discuss the Earth and the amazing flora and fauna that inhabit it, in a basic science class for teens, adults and families. Programs are in the Education Center Theater. This is not a drop...

Cost: Free

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

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Our end of summer is approaching fast and the T.L.E. wants to celebrate the great year we've had with our annual summer carnival! Enjoy food and drinks, face painting a magician with a live bunny,...

Cost: free

Where:
The Learning Experience
405 Rt. 18
East Brunswick, NJ  08816
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Sponsor: The Learning Experience
Telephone: (732) 432-7605
Contact Name: Marrissa Cruz

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Vam Art Inc. Is pleased to announce the opening of it's 6th major Contemporary Art Show titled "Continuum 2014" The show will highlight about twenty outstanding pieces of artwork from fine talented...

Cost: FREE

Where:
15 Station Place
Metuchen , NJ  08840


Sponsor: Vam Art Inc.
Telephone: 732-310-8267
Contact Name: Kenia
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Come see the Trenton Thunder take on the New Hampshire Fisher Cats! Tonight is Macy's Back to School night with Fireworks after the game. It is also Football Kickoff Night and Thirsty...

Cost: $10-$13

Where:
Arm & Hammer Park
1 Thunder Road
Trenton, NJ  08611
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Telephone: 609-394-3300
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Spend an evening at the zoo learning about owls, cats, skunks, and other nocturnal animals. Join us on a “night hike” through the zoo to see what our animals do when the sun goes...

Cost: $20.00 per child.

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

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Join us for an evening under the stars as Dunellen Skylight Theatre Productions presents, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, August 15,16,17 and 22, 23, 24, at 8:00pm. Presented in...

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

Where:
Washington Memorial Park
Washington Ave
dancendivakait@aol.com
Dunellen, NJ  08812
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Sponsor: Dunellen Skylight Theatre
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Midnight Madness on PIER RIDES Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9pm until midnight $18 for Unlimited Pier Rides *Does not include the Go-Karts and Skyscraper . Excludes Holidays

Cost: $18

Where:
Casino Pier
800 Ocean Terrace
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751
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Meet giant half-ton tortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt from their noses. Dance with tropical albatrosses and hunt fishes with the colorful blue-footed boobies. Dive into the ocean...

Cost: Varies

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

Cost: $150 Registration Fee

Where:
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ


Sponsor: The Junior Knights Dance Team
Telephone: 732.341.1765
Contact Name: Lou Jacobs
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Escape the heat all summer long by going to see one—or more—of Broadway’s numerous kid-friendly musicals. From new favorites like Aladdin, Cinderella, and Matilda to...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Broadway Theatre
729 7th Ave #6
New York, NJ  10019
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Telephone: 212-541-8457
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This exhibition features over 50 examples of comtemporary pottery, created by American Indian Potters, all recent gifts from the Collection of Sonia and Victor Bauer

Cost: Admission $7.00-$10.00

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

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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In the spirit of the Garden State's agrarian heritage, this fair will feature 4-H exhibits, family entertainment, games, amusement rides, fireworks, and more. August 20 - 23: 10am -...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hunterdon County Fair Grounds
1207 Route 179
Lambertville, NJ  08530
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Telephone: 908-782-6809
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Bead Fest is an annual beading and jewelry-making event held several times throughout the year in various locations. The program includes 100+ workshops and classes for jewelry makers of all...

Cost: $15

Where:
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Avenue
Oaks, PA  19456
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The Summer Triangle dominates the evening skies this season. Mars and Saturn are also visible. Join us on Friday evenings throughout the summer to learn what stars and constellations are visible...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Come register for this all children's theatre day camp.

Cost: $615-$695 for two full weeks all day(ages 6-17) and $190 for partial day(ages 4-

Where:
Watchung Arts Center
18 Stirling Rd
Watchung, NJ  07069
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Sponsor: All Children's Theatre
Telephone: 973-335-5328
Contact Name: Alex Kramer
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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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Spring classes take place from April-June for children and adults at all levels and in a broad range of media. Classes are also available for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other...

Cost: varies

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Award winners and other works by award winning artists will be featured in the 2014 Gaelen Juried Art Show & Sale.

Cost: Free

Where:
Cooperman JCC
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
View map »


Sponsor: JCC of Greater Metrowest
Telephone: 973-530-3413
Contact Name: Lisa Suss
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: (609) 799-7776
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: (908) 497-1500
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free with paid admission

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

More information

Play with a giant Rubik's Cube, marvel at the robots that can solve the Rubik's Cube faster than humans, and study artifacts that show the invention of the original Rubik's Cube in...

Cost: Adult $19.75; children $14.75

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
Website »

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

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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The Janice Garbolino Memorial 5K Walk/Run event supports the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program, a physical activity and wellness program for cancer survivors. Join us on Saturday September 20th in...

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

Where:
Lakeview School
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ


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

More information

Beat the heat this summer with Just Bead Yourself's COOL summer bead camps! Learn professional techniques and elements of jewelry design to create necklaces, bracelets and earrings. Kids create at...

Cost: $145

Where:
Just Bead Yourself
113 Central Ave
Westfield, NJ  07090
View map »


Telephone: 908-232-3411
Contact Name: Thea Jackson
Website »

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

Cost: $45 per day or $210 per week

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

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SaikouCon (meaning "best convention") is the Northeast's newest large scale anime convention, the convention is a yearly high point in the Summer months of the anime convention...

Cost: $20 - $90

Where:
Holiday Inn Conference Center Lehigh Valley
7736 Adrienne Drive
Breinigsville, PA  18031
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Sponsor: SaikouCon Anime Convention
Telephone: 570-977-4675
Contact Name: Michael Meade
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Could you survive as a wild animal living among the streets, sidewalks and sewer pipes of the urban jungle? Find out at Wildlife Challenge. You’ll crawl, climb and claw your way through...

Cost: Free with admission

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


Telephone: 201-200-1000
Website »

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

Cost: $5.00; $3/Member

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

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

Cost: $20/child per session

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


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

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

Cost: Free with admission

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


Telephone: 973-596-6550
Website »

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

Cost: $6 - $10

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum
Telephone: 908-527-0400
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SORRELLI CUSTOMER APPRECIATION WEEK (MONTCLAIR, NJ — August 2014) Sorrelli Jewelry will be having their first Customer Appreciation Week. This will be a weeklong event starting August 16th, 2014...

Cost: $0

Where:
Sorrelli
20 Church Street
Montclair, NJ
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The exhibition features more than 40 of Parker’s original drawings for the books “Bugs” (1987) and “Frogs, Toads, Lizards, and Salamanders” (1990). Flying, jumping, crawling animals...

Cost: Free-$6

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 848-932-7237
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The Center for Contemporary Art's highly anticipated 2014 Non-Juried Member's Exhibit will be on view from June 23 through August 23. There will be an opening reception on Friday, June 27 from...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Lot's of fun Children’s Activities Available: Pony Rides, Moon Bounce, Wagon Train Rides, Corn Kingdom, Scenic Farm Hayrides, Visit and Feed Our Friendly Farm Animals (free, Stop By Our Bunny Run...

Cost: various options - see website for details

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

Cost: 12

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Where:
The Little Gym of Cranford
6 South Avenue West
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Telephone: (908) 497-1500
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Explore the excitement of electricity with singing Tesla coils, robotic drums, and wireless illumination. Twin, solid-state, one-million-volt Tesla coils produce bursts of musical lightning right...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
, NJ

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Sponsor: RK Sports Promotions
Telephone: 732-422-9365
Contact Name: Rob Gomberg
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July 7, 2014 Fall Registration Opens Early registration is now open for Fall Classes and Workshops for all ages. Sign up today for studio art classes in painting, drawing, ceramics, jewelry...

Cost: Varied

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

Cost: Regular Admission

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Telephone: 973-731-5800
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For live music, pony and hay rides, games, food prepared with the farm's fresh ingredients and sprinklers (grab your bathing suit!), head to Donaldson Farms.

Cost: Free

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Road
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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Stop by and see some spectacular vehicles from days gone by or show off one of your own! Historic Smithville has over 60 shoppes, 7 eateries, lodging at the Colonial Inn, train, carousel, paddle...

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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Parents, you can drop off your kids and enjoy an evening out, or stay and watch your kids climb to the top. Children will have the opportunity to start climbing or continue their love for...

Cost: $15/child, includes harness

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

Cost: $15

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

Cost: FREE

Where:
15 Station Place
Metuchen , NJ  08840


Sponsor: Vam Art Inc.
Telephone: 732-310-8267
Contact Name: Kenia
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Young star gazers join magic Tree House characters 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...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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This is our kick off to Customer Appreciation Weekend at Alstede Farms! Enjoy a free movie outside under the stars. Bring your blankets and chairs and enjoy the show! Food and refreshments are...

Cost: Free

Where:
GPS: across fr 1 Chesterfield Dr. Chester NJ 07930
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Corner 84 County Rt. 513 S. (Old Route 24)
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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One of the many activities sponsored by The Folk Project. Held virtually every Friday evening, except around Christmas and when we're at Getaway. Second Friday is usually Open Stage. Evening...

Cost: Adults $9; 12 and under free

Where:
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship
21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-335-9489
Contact Name: Mike Agranoff, Minstrel Chair
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Take a guided tour to meet the creatures of the night. Bring a flashlight for the full effect!

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Telephone: 973-731-5800, ext. 221
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Mike DelVecchio opens. Free parking; 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
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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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Join us for an evening under the stars as Dunellen Skylight Theatre Productions presents, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, August 15,16,17 and 22, 23, 24, at 8:00pm. Presented in...

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

Where:
Washington Memorial Park
Washington Ave
dancendivakait@aol.com
Dunellen, NJ  08812
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Sponsor: Dunellen Skylight Theatre
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Forget about stuffy movie theaters this summer—pack a picnic basket and blanket, and head over to Pier 46, Manhattan’s west side waterfront, for free films (and popcorn) under the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hudson River Park
Pier 46
New York, NJ  10014
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Telephone: 212-627-2020
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All we need is "Radio GaGa", right? Or are you thinking"Another One Bites the Dust" as you proclaim, "We are the Champions"! These are just some of Queen's hit songs included in this laser concert.

Cost: $7 per person

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

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ


Telephone: 732-892-0600
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Prepare to "see" the invisible during this IMAX that will show you the magic and majesty of the objects, events, and creatures that exist literally all around you, but that you have...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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In the spirit of the Garden State's agrarian heritage, this fair will feature 4-H exhibits, family entertainment, games, amusement rides, fireworks, and more. August 20 - 23: 10am -...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hunterdon County Fair Grounds
1207 Route 179
Lambertville, NJ  08530
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Telephone: 908-782-6809
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This exhibition features over 50 examples of comtemporary pottery, created by American Indian Potters, all recent gifts from the Collection of Sonia and Victor Bauer

Cost: Admission $7.00-$10.00

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

Cost: Varies

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

Cost: Free

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

Cost: Varies

Where:
Broadway Theatre
729 7th Ave #6
New York, NJ  10019
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Telephone: 212-541-8457
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The creation of the first Rutgers Junior Knights Dance Team is for dancers and cheerleaders from ages 8 - 18. There are two groups divided by age. The Jr. Preps are ages 8 to12 and the Jr. Pros...

Cost: $150 Registration Fee

Where:
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ


Sponsor: The Junior Knights Dance Team
Telephone: 732.341.1765
Contact Name: Lou Jacobs
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Come and meet Snow White, her sister Rose Red, a mysterious gypsy woman, seven silly little friends and of course, The Wicked Queen. Will there be a happy ending? We'll have to wait for the...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ  08560
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Telephone: 609-737-0609
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The Wildwood 5K Run will take place along the Wildwoods Boardwalk beginning at Rio Grande Avenue. Medals will be awarded to the top three men, women and children (under 13). All runners will...

Cost: $25 online, $30 day of

Where:
Wildwood Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Sponsor: Autism Speaks
Telephone: 856-858-5400
Contact Name: Emily Kreifels

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

Cost: $15

Where:
Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Avenue
Oaks, PA  19456
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Monthly Seminar for first time home buyers. Bring all of your questions about the process of purchasing a home. I can also be reached via email kcharne@jerseymortgage.com

Cost: Free

Where:
All of NJ
, NJ


Sponsor: Kimberly Charne, Jersey Mortgage Company
Telephone: 917-968-9823
Contact Name: Kimberly Charne
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Make a discovery at Reeves-Reed Arboretum and enjoy a unique family experience.  Drop by the Carriage House Education Center for an interactive exploration of nature.  Each week...

Cost: $5 pert child

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Telephone: 190-827-387871515
Contact Name: Jackie Kondel
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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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Inspired by the top-rated PBS KIDS® TV series, Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog transports visitors to Birdwell Island. Young guests engage in rich educational content that...

Cost: Free with paid admission

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

Cost: varies

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

Cost: Adult $19.75; children $14.75

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. Theme and prizes change monthly. Enjoy a...

Cost: $10 per family

Where:
The Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: The Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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West Windsor Community Farmers Market Events through June 2014 West Windsor, NJ, May 22, 2014 —Please visit www.westwindsorfarmersmarket.org for up to date weekly events and our complete farm...

Cost: free

Where:
Vaughn Drive Parking Lot
Vaughn Drive Commuter Parking Lot at the Princeton Junction Train Station
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Sponsor: West Windsor Community Farmers Market
Telephone: 609-933-4452
Contact Name: Chris Cirkus
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2014 Z Mud Run is a family friendly event which will take place on August 23rd, at 9:00 am. In Zarephath, NJ – home to STAR 99.1 Radio, Zarephath Christian Church and Players Development Academy....

Cost: To participate in the ZMUD Run, pre-event fee is $45 for adults and $20 kids.

Where:
Zarephath, NJ
109 Monmouth Avenue
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Star 99.1 Radio
Telephone: 908-210-3244
Contact Name: Ana Marie Datuin
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Hadrosaurus returns to New Jersey just in time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its designation by the State Legislature as the official dinosaur of New Jersey! As the world’s first nearly...

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Award winners and other works by award winning artists will be featured in the 2014 Gaelen Juried Art Show & Sale.

Cost: Free

Where:
Cooperman JCC
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: JCC of Greater Metrowest
Telephone: 973-530-3413
Contact Name: Lisa Suss
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The Janice Garbolino Memorial 5K Walk/Run event supports the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program, a physical activity and wellness program for cancer survivors. Join us on Saturday September 20th in...

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

Where:
Lakeview School
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ


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

Cost: $45 per day or $210 per week

Where:
Kayla's Creative Art Studio
629 Springfield Ave
Berkeley Heights, NJ  07922
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Telephone: 908-516-2670
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Celebrate our Grand Opening with games, refreshments, tours, and meet our CEO!

Cost: Free

Where:
Primrose School of Berkeley Heights
246 Springfield Avenue
Berkeley Heights, NJ  07922
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Telephone: 908-286-0900
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Express Yourself Studios offers a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning workshop 10am-12pm (on the hour)for toddlers. Children ages 2-5 are invited to play with paint, pinch...

Cost: $20/child per session

Where:
Express Yourself Studios
1877 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Express Yourself Studios
Telephone: 973-763-5256
Contact Name: Simone
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Goodbye Summer!! Make a picture of your favorite summer memory!

Cost: Included with General Admission

Where:
Imagine That!!!
4 Vreeland Rd.
Florham Park, NJ  07932
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Telephone: 973-966-8000
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Setting healthy limits and using effective discipline is big part of parenting. This is our most popular workshop. Join us and find out why parents choose and trust Authentic Parenting™-parenting...

Cost: $50

Where:
Authentic Parenting
53 Paterson Street, 2nd Floor
New Brunswick , NJ  08901
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Telephone: 732-763-2576
Contact Name: Anna Seewald, MEd, MPsy
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Bon Voyage: 200 Years of Luxury Travel brings to life several trips which the Livingston and Kean families took between 1780 and 1950. With the help of personal diaries and letters from family...

Cost: $6 - $10

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum
Telephone: 908-527-0400
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Could you survive as a wild animal living among the streets, sidewalks and sewer pipes of the urban jungle? Find out at Wildlife Challenge. You’ll crawl, climb and claw your way through...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Featuring works by New Jersey-based artists, tThis show will include a range of artistic processes—exploring color, form and material, and will exhibit a variety of site-specific works,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-596-6550
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SaikouCon (meaning "best convention") is the Northeast's newest large scale anime convention, the convention is a yearly high point in the Summer months of the anime convention...

Cost: $20 - $90

Where:
Holiday Inn Conference Center Lehigh Valley
7736 Adrienne Drive
Breinigsville, PA  18031
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Sponsor: SaikouCon Anime Convention
Telephone: 570-977-4675
Contact Name: Michael Meade
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The dinosaurs are back, and this summer, they’re bigger and badder than ever. Head to the Bronx Zoo for a prehistoric day of (animatronic) dino encounters, fossil digging, and more, plus...

Cost: $5.00; $3/Member

Where:
The Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY  10460
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Telephone: 718-220-5100
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Welcome to the 21st century scavenger hunt! Geocaching is a real-world outdoor treasure hunt where players try to locate hidden containers using latitude and longitude coordinates. After an...

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

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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The Springfield Barnes & Noble is hosting a Hometown Hero Storytime, featuring the book Cars and Trucks and Things That Go! by Richard Scarry. Additional stories and activities will round out the fun.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
240 Route 22 West
Springfield, NJ  07081
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Telephone: 973-376-8544
Contact Name: Veronica Vargas
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All parents, students and educators are welcome to attend! Join HEROES Academy, the NJ Association for Gifted Children, the Gifted Homeschoolers, TCNJ's Center for Excellence in STEM Education and...

Cost: 30.00

Where:
Eagles Landing Day Camp
74 Davidson Mill Rd
North brunswick, NJ  08902
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Sponsor: HEROES Academy, NJAGC, the Gifted Homeschoolers, Ivy Education
Telephone: 732-690-7991
Contact Name: Danielle Voit
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Ages 12 & Up. Receive delicious common wild plants for snacks and recipes from a wild edibles expert. Taste samples and get recipes to try at home.

Cost: $3 per person

Where:
Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center
247 Southern Blvd
Chatham, NJ  07928
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Dates: Every Saturday & Sunday from now until September 28, 2014 (and Holiday Monday: September 1) CMA/Free Arts Island Outpost presents “Dreamscapes”! Visit our Free Art Island Outpost on...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Nolan Park, Governors Island
Outside Buildings 11 & 14 in Nolan Park
New York, NY  10004
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Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts/Free Arts Island Outpost
Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna Dubose
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We’ll be giving away Jersey Fresh Food samples for you to enjoy! We’ll also have our antique tractors out (we have quite a collection!) There will be wine tastings, FREE Moon Bounce...

Cost: Free Activities and free food samples

Where:
GPS: across fr 1 Chesterfield Dr. Chester NJ 07930
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Corner 84 County Rt. 513 S. (Old Route 24)
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Ages 12 & Up. Receive delicious common wild plants for snacks and recipes from a wild edibles expert. Taste samples and get recipes to try at home.

Cost: $3 per person

Where:
Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center
247 Southern Blvd
Chatham, NJ  07928
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Participate in a guided art project. Create paintings inspired by famous artists (O’Keeffe, Van Gogh, Warhol, etc.) using a mix of mediums (acrylics, watercolor, and pastels) and other projects...

Cost: $20

Where:
Express Yourself Studios
1877 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Express Yourself Studios
Telephone: 973-763-5256
Contact Name: Simone
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Lot's of fun Children’s Activities Available: Pony Rides, Moon Bounce, Wagon Train Rides, Corn Kingdom, Scenic Farm Hayrides, Visit and Feed Our Friendly Farm Animals (free, Stop By Our Bunny Run...

Cost: various options - see website for details

Where:
Alstede Farms
84 County Route 513 South
(across the street from 1 Chesterfield Drive)
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Join the Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation live performances by talented jazz and blues musicians, food, crafter and sponsor exhibits, an Alex and Ani Hospitality Tent, activities for the...

Cost: free

Where:
The Great Lawn at the Boardwalk
28 McKinley Ave
Long Branch, NJ  07740
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Sponsor: Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation
Telephone: 732-933-1984
Contact Name: Doris Lazur
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The exhibition features more than 40 of Parker’s original drawings for the books “Bugs” (1987) and “Frogs, Toads, Lizards, and Salamanders” (1990). Flying, jumping, crawling animals...

Cost: Free-$6

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 848-932-7237
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In partnership with the Freehold Fire Department, the free event will include fire safety tips, and additional resources and safety tips for interested parents. This is sure to be a fun and...

Cost: FREE!

Where:
Burlington
3684 U.S. 9
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: Burlington
Telephone: (732) 761-1153
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The Center for Contemporary Art's highly anticipated 2014 Non-Juried Member's Exhibit will be on view from June 23 through August 23. There will be an opening reception on Friday, June 27 from...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Join Express Yourself Studios every Saturday for Pizza and Pottery. Children participate in a fun pottery project creating a functional piece of artwork. Hand-building techniques such as slab,...

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

Where:
Express Yourself Studios
1877 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Express Yourself Studios
Telephone: 973-763-5256
Contact Name: Simone
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Enjoy a summer day of good old-fashioned fun at Liberty Hall Museum with the family! Activities include colonial and Victorian-era lawn games, a croquet tournament, relay races, crafts, and much...

Cost: $12 for children; $10 for adults

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Liberty Hall Museum
Telephone: 908-527-0400
Contact Name: Bill Schroh
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Decorate boats and sail them in the tailrace.

Cost: Free

Where:
Cooper Gristmill
66 Route 513
Chester, NJ
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Telephone: 908-879-5463
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Learn about the amazing lives of butterflies and help search the gardens to tally the eggs, caterpillars, chrysalids, and butterflies. Take a short guided hike to search for butterflies in the...

Cost: $2 per person

Where:
Pyramid Mountain
124 Boonton Ave
Montville, NJ  07045
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Telephone: 973-334-3130
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Mom/Dad & Me Yoga is a great class where you can create, stretch, & relax with your child while developing inner peace, strength, and flexibility. We invite you to join us for Mom/Dad & Me Ages 5-9...

Cost: 12

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

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

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: (973) 538-2404 x 10
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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Vote for your favorite ice cream flavor, and take a tropical smell test. Join in for crafts, educational activities, and the Flavors of the Forest concession stand.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Telephone: 856-365-8733
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Explore the excitement of electricity with singing Tesla coils, robotic drums, and wireless illumination. Twin, solid-state, one-million-volt Tesla coils produce bursts of musical lightning right...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
, NJ

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Mercer County’s biggest tiny tots competition will be making its first debut at Quaker Bridge Mall on Saturday, August 23 at 1:30 p.m. This free, family-friendly event will take place in the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Quaker Bridge Mall
150 Quakerbridge Mall
Lawrence Township, NJ  08648
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Hub City Sounds is a FREE performing arts series with events for all tastes, including family audiences! Held at various locations and times throughout New Brunswick, NJ events include: Jazz and...

Cost: Free!

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Sponsor: RK Sports Promotions
Telephone: 732-422-9365
Contact Name: Rob Gomberg
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Enjoy pizza and beverages, and make a frame-worthy piece of artwork.

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

Where:
Express Yourself Studios
1877 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Express Yourself Studios
Telephone: 973-763-5256
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When the temperatures are cooler and the work day is over, come on over to the zoo for some summertime extended hours.

Cost: Regular Admission

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Telephone: 973-731-5800
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In its Short Hills, New Jersey premiere, Artist Alexandra Nechita will present extraordinary works from her latest collection at Wentworth Galleries. The international artist sensation has...

Cost: free

Where:
Wentworth Gallery
1200 Morris Turnpike
Short Hills, NJ  07078
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Sponsor: Wentworth Gallery
Telephone: 973-564-9776
Contact Name: Gallery Director
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Children can join us for a movie, yummy healthy snacks and fun games! Meanwhile, Mom and Dad can head next door for dinner at one of Allendale’s delicious restaurants! Call (201) 825-1097 to...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Brain Balance Achievement Center of Allendale
49 West Allendale Avenue
Allendale, NJ  07401
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Sponsor: Brain Balance Achievement Center of Allendale
Telephone: (201) 825-1097
Contact Name: Sarah Davies
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Vam Art Inc. Is pleased to announce the opening of it's 6th major Contemporary Art Show titled "Continuum 2014" The show will highlight about twenty outstanding pieces of artwork from fine talented...

Cost: FREE

Where:
15 Station Place
Metuchen , NJ  08840


Sponsor: Vam Art Inc.
Telephone: 732-310-8267
Contact Name: Kenia
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August 23rd 6 PM – 7 PM On Saturday August 23rd (raindate August 24th) at 6pm, artificial plastic crabs will be released into the Revolutionary River at Breakwater Beach in a race to benefit...

Cost: $5

Where:
Breakwater Beach Waterpark
800 Ocean Terrace
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751
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Enjoy a screening of Disney's Frozen, complete with popcorn and root beer floats.

Cost: $5 adults; free children

Where:
Newton Town Pool
111 Moran St.
Newton, NJ  07860
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Telephone: 973-383-3521 ext. 228
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Experience the ultimate cretaceous campout by staying at the park for an overnight adventure. Sleep in large, army-style tents among the dinosaurs.

Cost: $75

Where:
Field Station: Dinosaurs
1 Dinosaur Way
Secaucus, NJ  07094
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Telephone: 855-999-9010
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Join us for an evening under the stars as Dunellen Skylight Theatre Productions presents, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, August 15,16,17 and 22, 23, 24, at 8:00pm. Presented in...

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

Where:
Washington Memorial Park
Washington Ave
dancendivakait@aol.com
Dunellen, NJ  08812
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Sponsor: Dunellen Skylight Theatre
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One of many activities sponsored by The Folk Project. Held the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Dance to caller and live band! Beginners' workshop at 7:30 pm. No partner necessary. This event...

Cost: Adults $10, students $5

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
Parish House
14 Hanover Road
East Hanover, NJ  07936
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-295-6864
Contact Name: Gloria
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In the spirit of the Garden State's agrarian heritage, this fair will feature 4-H exhibits, family entertainment, games, amusement rides, fireworks, and more. August 20 - 23: 10am -...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hunterdon County Fair Grounds
1207 Route 179
Lambertville, NJ  08530
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Telephone: 908-782-6809
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The creation of the first Rutgers Junior Knights Dance Team is for dancers and cheerleaders from ages 8 - 18. There are two groups divided by age. The Jr. Preps are ages 8 to12 and the Jr. Pros...

Cost: $150 Registration Fee

Where:
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ


Sponsor: The Junior Knights Dance Team
Telephone: 732.341.1765
Contact Name: Lou Jacobs
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Escape the heat all summer long by going to see one—or more—of Broadway’s numerous kid-friendly musicals. From new favorites like Aladdin, Cinderella, and Matilda to...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Broadway Theatre
729 7th Ave #6
New York, NJ  10019
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Telephone: 212-541-8457
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Meet giant half-ton tortoises and marine iguanas that spit sea-salt from their noses. Dance with tropical albatrosses and hunt fishes with the colorful blue-footed boobies. Dive into the ocean...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Prepare to "see" the invisible during this IMAX that will show you the magic and majesty of the objects, events, and creatures that exist literally all around you, but that you have...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Come out today and enjoy the extra boost of whitewater!

Cost: Reservations suggested

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

Cost: Admission $7.00-$10.00

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3705
Contact Name: Maria Gatewood
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Don't miss one of the state's largest firemen's festivals, where families can climb aboard a real fire truck, as well as rides like the Zipper, Rainbow, Wipeout, a large ferris...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ  08560
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Telephone: 609-737-0609
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