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May 2016

Inspire HOPE, celebrate LIFE, and race for the CURE at the 9th Annual Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure presented by ShopRite and Xfinity. WABC-TV Eyewitness News reporter Anthony Johnson will...

Cost: $40 5K USATF Timed Run, $35 5K Walk, $20 Teens/Students, $20 Kids 5-12 (includes

Where:
Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex
560 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: ShopRite and Xfinity, Local Presenting Sponsors
Telephone: 908-277-2904
Contact Name: Susan G. Komen North Jersey
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Registration for both races is now open WHAT: The 2016 Novo Nordisk New Jersey Marathon – the only full distance 26.2 mile race in the state – and Half Marathon will be held on Sunday, May 1...

Cost: Marathon: $125, Half Marathon: $105, Half Marathon Relay: $120, 5K: $35

Where:
Monmouth Park
175 Oceanport Avenue
Oceanport , NJ  07757
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Hereford Inlet Lighthouse, 111 North Central Avenue, North Wildwood. Annual sale of flowers and plants along with hoagies and baked goods.Hosted by the Partners in Preservation. 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. daily.

Cost: --

Where:
Hereford Inlet Lighthouse
11 North Central Avenue
Wildwood, NJ
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Telephone: 609-214-2253

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Every year Jake’s Ride brings together more than 1,000 people from in and around the Millburn-Short Hills, New Jersey community to support dystonia and Parkinson’s research. The Ride is a...

Cost: $20 per child and $35 per adult

Where:
Hartshorn Elementary School
400 Hartshorn Drive
Short Hills, NJ  07078
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March for Babies is the March of Dimes premier fundraising event. It supports research and other programs nationwide and in our community to help babies born healthy and those who need help to...

Cost: free

Where:
Johnson Park - Grove 5
River Road and Landing Lane
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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Sponsor: March of Dimes
Telephone: 732-952-9010
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March for Babies is the March of Dimes premier fundraising event. It supports research and other programs nationwide and in our community to help babies born healthy and those who need help to...

Cost: free

Where:
Mercer County Park
Old Trenton Road
West Windsor, NJ  08561
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Sponsor: March of Dimes
Telephone: 732-952-9010
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March for Babies is the March of Dimes premier fundraising event. It supports research and other programs nationwide and in our community to help babies born healthy and those who need help to...

Cost: free

Where:
Spruce Run State Park
68 Van Syckel's Road
Clinton, NJ  08809
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Sponsor: March of Dimes
Telephone: 732-952-9010
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March for Babies is the March of Dimes premier fundraising event. It supports research and other programs nationwide and in our community to help babies born healthy and those who need help to...

Cost: free

Where:
Rowan University
Carpenter St & Joseph Bowe Blvd
Glassboro, NJ  08028
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Sponsor: March of Dimes
Telephone: 856-874-9050
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The Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey will host a free exhibit, “Plants, Animals, and Insects – Perfect Together!” beginning Saturday, April...

Cost: 0

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Jane Parks
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March for Babies is the March of Dimes premier fundraising event. It supports research and other programs nationwide and in our community to help babies born healthy and those who need help to...

Cost: free

Where:
Brookdale Park
Watchung Ave & Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ  07003
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Sponsor: March of Dimes
Telephone: 973-882-0700
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Wildwoods Convention Center. All-Chapter Atlantic Coast Championship featuring performers ranging from middle school through college level encompassing marching bands, indoor guard, majorette,...

Cost: Admission fee

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 609-849-8553
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March for Babies is the March of Dimes premier fundraising event. It supports research and other programs nationwide and in our community to help babies born healthy and those who need help to...

Cost: free

Where:
Fairleigh Dickinson University
Park Ave
Madison, NJ  07940
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Sponsor: March of Dimes
Telephone: 973-882-0700
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March for Babies is the March of Dimes premier fundraising event. It supports research and other programs nationwide and in our community to help babies born healthy and those who need help to...

Cost: free

Where:
Darlington Park
600 Darlington Ave
Mahwah, NJ  07430
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Sponsor: March of Dimes
Telephone: 973-882-0700
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This spring, artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset will transform the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center with a large-scale new work. Van Gogh’s Ear is a sculpture, which...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center
Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens
New York, NY, NY  10111
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Telephone: 610-864-3671

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

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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This year’s theme is ‘The Collector’s Garden.’ Expert advisors assist you in curating your garden and building your collection. Whatever your passion, this is the one plant sale you do not...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973 326 7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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BLUEBIRD BOX NEST WATCHERS April 2 – May 29 Times to be determined Call the Center for more information We have close to 100 Eastern Bluebird Nesting Boxes throughout the Plainsboro Preserve, and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Surprise mom with a lovely one-hour guided trail ride on our quiet horses through meandering woods and fields. Mom's ride free (minimum 2 other riders in group). Reserve now - limited space...

Cost: 45

Where:
Acres Away LLC
926 County Rd 579
Flemington, NJ  08822
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The next president of the United States will be…you! Visit the National Constitution Center for their timely “Headed to the White House” exhibit, and experience the excitement, intrigue, and...

Cost: General admission with a $3 upcharge

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Sreet
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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We invite you to the 6th annual Northern New Jersey Kidney Walk on Sunday, May 1st, at Overpeck County Park in Ridgefield Park, NJ. Join us for a 5k non-competitive walk, including music, food,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Overpeck County Park Amphitheater
199 Challenger Road
Ridgefield Park, NJ  07660
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Telephone: 212-889-2210 ext.195
Contact Name: Amber Janke
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Step into the days of old and re-live the spirited time of the Renaissance! Join the players of the New Jersey Renaissance Faire and travel back to the days of yore and merry olde England as the...

Cost: free

Where:
Historic Smithville and the Village Greene
615 E Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Sponsor: Village Greene
Telephone: 609-748-8999
Contact Name: Tracy Walsh
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Every girl dreams about that perfect day where she gets to marry the love of her life. However, before walking down the aisle and the vows comes the stresses of planning a wedding. It would be...

Cost: FREE

Where:
David Ezra Salon & Spa
1255 Hamburg Turnpike
Wayne, NJ  07470
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Sponsor: David Ezra Salon & Spa
Telephone: 973-628-7803
Contact Name: Michele Ciz
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March for Babies is the March of Dimes premier fundraising event. It supports research and other programs nationwide and in our community to help babies born healthy and those who need help to...

Cost: free

Where:
Virtua Hospital
100 Bowman Drive
Voorhees, NJ  08043
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Sponsor: March of Dimes
Telephone: 856-874-9050
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HomeFront’s healing art therapy program, ArtSpace, is pleased to announce the 6th annual ArtJam, a “Pop-up” gallery and fundraiser to benefit HomeFront families. ArtJam is scheduled for April...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Palmer Square
19 Hulfish Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Multiple Sponsors
Telephone: 609-989-9417
Contact Name: Ruthann Traylor
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

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

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Grab a camera and stop by every weekend for a nature scavenger hunt. Take a photo of every item on the list and win a prize.

Cost: $10/family cash only

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
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Are you ready for rockin'? Little Rockers presents a FREE interactive mommy and me music class for parents/caregivers & their children, ages 3 months to 4 years. Email...

Cost: FREE with Registration

Where:
Dancer's Pointe
2285 South Avenue
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
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The artists in Green from the Get Go take inspiration from nature and the history of basketry. The exhibition will feature more than 40 works by artists from Canada, Europe, Japan, Scandinavia and...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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The 27th annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition provides artistically accomplished New Jersey high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and recognizes art...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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The Garden State African Violet Club presents its 65th Annual Show and Sale on April 30 (12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.) and May 1,2016 (11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.) at the Mercer County Community College...

Cost: free

Where:
Mercer County Community College Student Center
12
West Windsor, NJ  08550


Sponsor: Garden State African Violet Club
Contact Name: Paula
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The Junior League of Summit in collaboration with The Summit Conservancy (TSC) will co-host the ‘Go Green Fair’ to be held at the Summit Transfer Station on May 1, 2016 from 11:00AM – 2:00PM....

Cost: Free

Where:
Summit Transfer Station
40 New Providence Ave
Summit, NJ
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Sponsor: Junior League of Summit and The Summit Conservancy
Telephone: 908-273-7349
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Registration for the Summer Nature Program at Schiff Nature Preserve in Mendham opens Monday, March 14th. Now in its 13th year, the program offers seven different one-week sessions in July and...

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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Join two-time Grammy® Award nominee Brady Rymer and his band for a rockin’ and rollin’ show featuring songs that celebrate children of all abilities. Dance and sing along with the group that...

Cost: $25

Where:
Crossroads Theatre
7 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

Cost: (Adults: $10.00 / Kean Alumni: $8.00 / Seniors, College Students, Children(3 - 1

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
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Telephone: 908.527.0400

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This exhibtion features New Jersey photographer John Cooper’s Organic Portraits series. “From the beginning,” Cooper explains, “the intent of the Organic Portraits project was to create a...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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Drawing from the Morris Museum’s worldwide collection of 2,000 sand samples, this exhibition delves into the structure and color of sand, as well as the science of beaches and the effect that...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Take a guided tour along Schiff's trails with a professional herbalist to learn which parts of local plants offer health benefits when used topically, as a food, or as an additive. The event begins...

Cost: Schiff members pay $10 each; nonmembers pay $15 each

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Director
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Today It Seems That Everyone Knows Someone With Multiple Sclerosis. Do You? Visit www.holyname.org/springfling to participate in the Holy Name MS Center’s 19th Annual Spring Fling! Participate by...

Cost: donations accepted

Where:
Teaneck Marriot at Glenpointe
100 Frank W Burr Blvd
Teaneck, NJ  07666
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Sponsor: Holy Name Medical Center Foundation
Telephone: 201-833-3000 ext. 38
Contact Name: Lisa Futterman
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Roger Duvoisin’s remarkable children’s book illustrations have charmed and captivated generations of young readers, guiding them through some of life’s important lessons. The story of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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HAM It Up! event invites children and adults to participate in an assortment of family-fun art projects on the Museum’s Terrace. Guests can paint a wooden fish and add it to a large 3-D fish...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hunterdon Art Museum
7 Lower Center St.
Clinton, NJ  08809
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Telephone: 908-735-8415
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Stroll around charming downtown Westfield for its annual spring fair, with kiddie rides, a pie-eating contest, an arts and crafts show, music, games and plenty of seriously delicious food.

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Westfield
Westfield, NJ


Sponsor: The Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 908-233-3021
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Park Bench on the 2nd Wednesday of the Month, 9:30–11:30 a.m. $18 per family/$6 Family-level members and above Park Bench introduces young children (pre-school+) to the Museum through a themed...

Cost: $18 per family/$6 Family-level members and above

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Blast off into space with everyone's favorite duo! A mysterious "M" sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover teh secrets of the sun, moon, planets, and more! Suitable...

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 children 12 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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The town's annual spring fair turns the bustling main drag of Washington Street into a place brimming with more than 300 artists and crafters (photographers, even), foodie and restaurant...

Cost: Free

Where:
Washington St. between Observer Hwy. & 7th St.
Hoboken, NJ


Telephone: 201-420-2207
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Youngsters can climb aboard dump trucks, bull dozers, police cars, HAZMAT response units, & “The Bear,” used by the Union County SWAT team in serious emergencies.

Cost: Free

Where:
Watchung Reservation
Loop Area
Mountainside, NJ
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Sponsor: Union County Parks
Telephone: 908-527-4900
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Come and see this innovative rendition of these two ultra popular bedtime stories by Margaret Wise Brown that uses creative puppetry, striking scenic effects and evocative original music to delight...

Cost: $15–39/person

Where:
Bergen Performing Arts Center
30 North Van Brunt Street
Englewood, NJ
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Telephone: 201-227-1030
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Enjoy instrumental and vocal performances, refreshments, and shopping at the museum's annual festival.

Cost: $10/person

Where:
American Labor Museum
83 Norwood Street
Haledon, NJ
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Telephone: (973) 595-7953
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Snow White and the Seven Fairy Godmothers, a fractured take on the classic fairy tale for kids and written by Flip Kobler and Mary Marcus, comes to Studio Playhouse in Upper Montclair. Performances...

Cost: $8

Where:
Studio Playhouse
14 Alvin Place
UP Montclair, NJ  07043
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Sponsor: Studio Playhouse
Telephone: 973-744-9752
Contact Name: Shelley Sakolsky
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Somerset County Park Commission Leonard J. Buck Garden will host Woodland Walks, informative tours of the 30-acre public display garden located at 11 Layton Road in Far Hills. Guided walks are...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Leonard J. Buck Garden
11 Layton Road
Far Hills, NJ  07931
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-234-2677
Contact Name: Laurel Magrini
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Featuring DARLENE LOVE- “He’s A Rebel,” “Da Doo Ron Ron,” “He’s Sure the Boy I Love” BOBBY RYDELL- “Volare,” “We Got Love,” “Wild One” LOU CHRISTIE- “Lightning...

Cost: $35-$85

Where:
State Theatre
15 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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The Amazing Max is the wackiest, most interactive, highest energy magic show for families today. This show bursts with striking visual magic, comedy and loads of audience participation. Magician...

Cost: $32.50 - $59.50

Where:
Theater at Blessed Sacrament
152 West 71st Street
New York, NJ  10023
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Contact Name: Christine Cox
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Come see this planetarium show for families with children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities, held on the first Saturday of the month.

Cost: $8/person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ
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Telephone: 908-231-8805
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Every Saturday and Sunday starting April 9, head to the farm for pony rides, moon bounces, wagon train rides and much more. Times vary.

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ
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Telephone: 908-879-7189
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A belly dance fusion festival that blends dance and music styles from cultures around the world. Times vary.

Cost: $15–18/person

Where:
St. Demetrius Ukrainian Community Center
691 Roosevelt Avenue
Carteret, NJ
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Telephone: 908-996-0269
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Come to the town's annual Spring Festival, with games, rides, food vendors, music and shopping tents. Hackettstown Spring Festival is a weekend full of fun, games and rides for all ages,...

Where:
Fields behind Centenary College
Reese & 5th Aves.
Hackettstown, NJ
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Telephone: 908-850-5004
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Come watch movies of all kinds at the Montclair Film Festival, which supports and showcases the work of talented filmmakers around the world at theaters in Montclair. Times and...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Various Locations
Montclair, NJ


Sponsor: Montclair Film Festival
Telephone: 973-783-6433
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The Plainfield Symphony Orchestra will continue to thrill audiences with a spectacular and diverse 96th Season, led by its acclaimed conductor Charles Prince. Riding the wave of excitement from...

Cost: $20 - $50

Where:
Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church
716 Watchung Ave
Plainfield, NJ  07060
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Sponsor: Plainfield Symphony
Telephone: (908)561-5140
Contact Name: Peter Lomonaco
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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My Name is Asher Lev April 12 - May 1, 2016 By Aaron Posner Adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok Directed by Jim Jack Faith – Tradition – Art. Which wins out? Asher Lev is a young Jew...

Cost: $39-$69

Where:
George Street Playhouse
9 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: George Street Playhouse
Telephone: 732-246-7717
Contact Name: GSP Box Office
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Our Motessori Preschool and Kindergarten program just relocated to 1961 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains at the end of March! 5% relocation promotion is offered for a limited spots that are available!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Meet in the lobby of the Haggerty Education Center for a tour of the grounds of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum. Learn some history and enjoy the beauty of it with a knowledgeable tour guide.

Cost: $3/person

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

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

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Enjoy a story read aloud and learn the difference between insects and other creepy crawlies on a walk along the trails. Times are 9:30–10:30 am or 10:45–11:45 am.

Cost: $5/child

Where:
Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center
247 Southern Blvd.
Chatham, NJ
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Telephone: 973.635.6629
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Get a jump on the fall 2016 admissions season! Come learn more about our two-year-old through 8th grade school with campuses in Hoboken and Newport (Jersey City). The info session will provide an...

Cost: 0

Where:
Stevens Cooperative School's Newport Campus
100 River Dr S
Jersey City, NJ  07310
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Sponsor: Stevens Cooperative School
Telephone: 201.792.3688 x404
Contact Name: Nancy Rossi
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Drop off your preschooler to explore the amazing world of insects and to search for them on the trails. Please note that parents who also have a 2 or 3-year-old can attend a simultaneous Toddler...

Cost: $5 per child

Where:
Great Swamp OEC
247 Southern Blvd.
Chatham, NJ
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Telephone: 973.635.6629
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BLUEBIRD BOX NEST WATCHERS April 2 – May 29 Times to be determined Call the Center for more information We have close to 100 Eastern Bluebird Nesting Boxes throughout the Plainsboro Preserve, and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

Cost: (Adults: $10.00 / Kean Alumni: $8.00 / Seniors, College Students, Children(3 - 1

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
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Telephone: 908.527.0400

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

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

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

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

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Surprise mom with a lovely one-hour guided trail ride on our quiet horses through meandering woods and fields. Mom's ride free (minimum 2 other riders in group). Reserve now - limited space...

Cost: 45

Where:
Acres Away LLC
926 County Rd 579
Flemington, NJ  08822
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The Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey will host a free exhibit, “Plants, Animals, and Insects – Perfect Together!” beginning Saturday, April...

Cost: 0

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Jane Parks
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This spring, artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset will transform the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center with a large-scale new work. Van Gogh’s Ear is a sculpture, which...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center
Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens
New York, NY, NY  10111
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Telephone: 610-864-3671

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This spring three exhibitions will open on April 22nd at The Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster, NJ and will remain on view through June 11th. The public is invited to meet the artists at an...

Cost: Admission by donation

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Ages 3 - 4 with an adult. Preschoolers explore different gardens and learn to look at the garden as a living, changing place. Learn the importance of plants and the reasons they need care. Each...

Cost: $10 per child

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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The next president of the United States will be…you! Visit the National Constitution Center for their timely “Headed to the White House” exhibit, and experience the excitement, intrigue, and...

Cost: General admission with a $3 upcharge

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Sreet
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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HomeFront’s healing art therapy program, ArtSpace, is pleased to announce the 6th annual ArtJam, a “Pop-up” gallery and fundraiser to benefit HomeFront families. ArtJam is scheduled for April...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Palmer Square
19 Hulfish Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Multiple Sponsors
Telephone: 609-989-9417
Contact Name: Ruthann Traylor
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Mommy & Me - Animal Alphabet Each week we will choose special animals for you to meet! Join us for a story, personal animal time, craft, snack and songs! Take your time after class to visit our...

Cost: 15.00

Where:
Rizzo Wildlife World
1 Goldmine Rd
Flanders, NJ  07836
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Sponsor: Rizzo Wildlife
Telephone: 973-568-0444
Contact Name: Dominic Rizzo
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This exhibtion features New Jersey photographer John Cooper’s Organic Portraits series. “From the beginning,” Cooper explains, “the intent of the Organic Portraits project was to create a...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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NEW! "We Paint" Classes Parent/Child Bonding Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12-1pm Bond with your child and create a beautiful work of art you can both be proud of!

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Explore the Arts in a nurturing environment that combines art history and mystery, creative techniques, and secrets about some of our most famous artists. Children are encouraged to explore,...

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Arts Lab immerses students, grades K – 5, in the Visual and Performing Arts for 10 weeks. Participants rotate through five 2-week classes of Visual Arts lessons, (delving into the world of...

Cost: $100 per student

Where:
Appel Farm Arts & Music Center
457 Shirley Road
Elmer, NJ  08318
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Come see this planetarium show for families with children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities, held on the first Saturday of the month.

Cost: $8/person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ
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Telephone: 908-231-8805
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


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

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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A reflection on Justice Scalia and the future of constitutional interpretation with three of the late Justice’s former law clerks—Steven Calabresi of Northwestern University School of Law, Lee...

Cost: $7 Members, teachers & students, $15 public, Free for 1787 Members

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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The Plainfield Symphony Orchestra will continue to thrill audiences with a spectacular and diverse 96th Season, led by its acclaimed conductor Charles Prince. Riding the wave of excitement from...

Cost: $20 - $50

Where:
Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church
716 Watchung Ave
Plainfield, NJ  07060
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Sponsor: Plainfield Symphony
Telephone: (908)561-5140
Contact Name: Peter Lomonaco
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Come watch movies of all kinds at the Montclair Film Festival, which supports and showcases the work of talented filmmakers around the world at theaters in Montclair. Times and...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Various Locations
Montclair, NJ


Sponsor: Montclair Film Festival
Telephone: 973-783-6433
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Our Motessori Preschool and Kindergarten program just relocated to 1961 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains at the end of March! 5% relocation promotion is offered for a limited spots that are available!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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The islands take over Cinco de Mayo with $5 Margaritas! From May 2 through May 5, celebrate with four tequila-filled-days of fun and over ten flavors of margaritas, including our handcrafted...

Cost: cost of meal

Where:
Bahama Breeze
520 Woodbridge Center Drive
Woodbridge, NJ  07095
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The artists in Green from the Get Go take inspiration from nature and the history of basketry. The exhibition will feature more than 40 works by artists from Canada, Europe, Japan, Scandinavia and...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Drawing from the Morris Museum’s worldwide collection of 2,000 sand samples, this exhibition delves into the structure and color of sand, as well as the science of beaches and the effect that...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
Website »

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The islands take over Cinco de Mayo with $5 Margaritas! From May 2 through May 5, celebrate with four tequila-filled-days of fun and over ten flavors of margaritas, including our handcrafted...

Cost: Free, Food available for purchase

Where:
Bahama Breeze
3535 US Highway 1
Princeton, NJ  08540
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We will turn the Old Mogul Theatre into a beach setting complete with boardwalk games and treats! Bring your beach blanket and wear your favorite beachwear to this family-friendly event! Jason...

Cost: $14.50 advance, $18 at door

Where:
Old Mogul Theatre
180 Bloomfield Avenue
2nd Floor
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Jason Didner and the Jungle Gym Jam
Telephone: 201-838-1205
Contact Name: Jason
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Registration for the Summer Nature Program at Schiff Nature Preserve in Mendham opens Monday, March 14th. Now in its 13th year, the program offers seven different one-week sessions in July and...

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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Join us for a casual hike - these walks are dedicated to spotting our fine-feathered friends. All abilities of birders are welcome. Bring a pair of binoculars if you have them, extra binoculars...

Cost: Free for Adults and Teens

Where:
See Description
, NJ


Sponsor: Mercer County Park Commission
Telephone: 609-888-3218
Contact Name: Nature Programs
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

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

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

Cost: $2/person

Where:
Various parks and trails in Morris County
Morris County, NJ


Telephone: 973.635.6629
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This spring, artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset will transform the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center with a large-scale new work. Van Gogh’s Ear is a sculpture, which...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center
Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens
New York, NY, NY  10111
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Telephone: 610-864-3671

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BLUEBIRD BOX NEST WATCHERS April 2 – May 29 Times to be determined Call the Center for more information We have close to 100 Eastern Bluebird Nesting Boxes throughout the Plainsboro Preserve, and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
View map »


Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

Cost: (Adults: $10.00 / Kean Alumni: $8.00 / Seniors, College Students, Children(3 - 1

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
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Telephone: 908.527.0400

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Open Toddler Bounce is held on most Tuesday- Friday mornings from 10:00-12:00. The toddlers(and strollers) have full run of the facility for those 2 hours. No food or drink can be brought into the...

Cost: $12/bouncer

Where:
The Bounce Factory
150 Mount Bethel Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: The Bounce Factory
Telephone: 908-647-5867
Contact Name: Cheryl Taylor
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The Somerset County Park Commission Leonard J. Buck Garden has scheduled a “Flower & Landscape Photography” workshop on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 from 9:00 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. The session will take...

Cost: $35 per person

Where:
Leonard J. Buck Garden
11 Layton Road
Far Hills, NJ  07931
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-234-2677
Contact Name: Laurel Magrini
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

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


Telephone: 856.365.3300
Website »

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

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

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


Website »

More information

Surprise mom with a lovely one-hour guided trail ride on our quiet horses through meandering woods and fields. Mom's ride free (minimum 2 other riders in group). Reserve now - limited space...

Cost: 45

Where:
Acres Away LLC
926 County Rd 579
Flemington, NJ  08822
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Get ready to SING, PLAY and MOVE with your little one in this high energy music class- A balanced mix of early childhood vocal play, language development, family time, and movement with music...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Academies at the Gerrard Berman Day School
45 Spruce Street
Oakland, NJ  07436
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Telephone: 201-337-1111
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Learn to skate with Mrs. Janet & Mrs. Kristen every Tuesday. 2 sessions 1 GREAT price! 9:30am to 11:30am or 12:30pm to 2:30pm $8.00 admission includes a skate rental, skate lesson, small soft...

Cost: $8

Where:
ISC Cherry Hill
650 Kresson Road
Cherry Hill, NJ  08034
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The next president of the United States will be…you! Visit the National Constitution Center for their timely “Headed to the White House” exhibit, and experience the excitement, intrigue, and...

Cost: General admission with a $3 upcharge

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Sreet
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Come join Miss Katie, certified ChildLight Yoga instructor, for Open Play with a side of Storytime Yoga.

Cost: $8

Where:
EdVenture Land Kenvil
659 Route 46 West
Kenvil, NJ  07847
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Telephone: 973-598-1515
Contact Name: Maryellen Soriano
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HomeFront’s healing art therapy program, ArtSpace, is pleased to announce the 6th annual ArtJam, a “Pop-up” gallery and fundraiser to benefit HomeFront families. ArtJam is scheduled for April...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Palmer Square
19 Hulfish Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Multiple Sponsors
Telephone: 609-989-9417
Contact Name: Ruthann Traylor
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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
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This exhibtion features New Jersey photographer John Cooper’s Organic Portraits series. “From the beginning,” Cooper explains, “the intent of the Organic Portraits project was to create a...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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


Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
Website »

More information

The islands take over Cinco de Mayo with $5 Margaritas! From May 2 through May 5, celebrate with four tequila-filled-days of fun and over ten flavors of margaritas, including our handcrafted...

Cost: cost of meal

Where:
Bahama Breeze
520 Woodbridge Center Drive
Woodbridge, NJ  07095
View map »

More information

The artists in Green from the Get Go take inspiration from nature and the history of basketry. The exhibition will feature more than 40 works by artists from Canada, Europe, Japan, Scandinavia and...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
Website »

More information

Drawing from the Morris Museum’s worldwide collection of 2,000 sand samples, this exhibition delves into the structure and color of sand, as well as the science of beaches and the effect that...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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


Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
Website »

More information

The islands take over Cinco de Mayo with $5 Margaritas! From May 2 through May 5, celebrate with four tequila-filled-days of fun and over ten flavors of margaritas, including our handcrafted...

Cost: Free, Food available for purchase

Where:
Bahama Breeze
3535 US Highway 1
Princeton, NJ  08540
View map »


Website »

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The 27th annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition provides artistically accomplished New Jersey high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and recognizes art...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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Registration for the Summer Nature Program at Schiff Nature Preserve in Mendham opens Monday, March 14th. Now in its 13th year, the program offers seven different one-week sessions in July and...

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
View map »


Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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Visit the garden and learn about mint plants. After a story, children will plant a mint seedling to take home. Sessions begin at 1:15 and 3:45.

Cost: $8-12 for child/adult pair

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
Website »

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

Cost: First Class FREE

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


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

More information

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

Cost: First Class FREE

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


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

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The former New York Giants great and co-host of Live! With Kelly and Michael will meet visitors and sign copies of his book, Wake Up Happy.

Cost: free with book purchase

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

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The Plainfield Symphony Orchestra will continue to thrill audiences with a spectacular and diverse 96th Season, led by its acclaimed conductor Charles Prince. Riding the wave of excitement from...

Cost: $20 - $50

Where:
Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church
716 Watchung Ave
Plainfield, NJ  07060
View map »


Sponsor: Plainfield Symphony
Telephone: (908)561-5140
Contact Name: Peter Lomonaco
Website »

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The Green Thumb Garden Club of Somers Point will hold their next meeting at 7pm Tuesday, May 3, at the Senior Center, 22 Ambler Road and Massachusetts Avenue. A program  demonstrating planting...

Cost: Free

Where:
Somers Point Senior Center
22 Ambler Road and Massachusetts Avenue
Somers Point, NJ  08244
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Telephone: 609-927-1062
Contact Name: Rosemary
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Come see this planetarium show for families with children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities, held on the first Saturday of the month.

Cost: $8/person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ
View map »


Telephone: 908-231-8805
Website »

More information

The Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey will host a free exhibit, “Plants, Animals, and Insects – Perfect Together!” beginning Saturday, April...

Cost: 0

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
View map »


Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Jane Parks
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
Website »

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This spring three exhibitions will open on April 22nd at The Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster, NJ and will remain on view through June 11th. The public is invited to meet the artists at an...

Cost: Admission by donation

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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More information

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

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
View map »


Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
Website »

More information

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

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
Website »

More information

Come watch movies of all kinds at the Montclair Film Festival, which supports and showcases the work of talented filmmakers around the world at theaters in Montclair. Times and...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Various Locations
Montclair, NJ


Sponsor: Montclair Film Festival
Telephone: 973-783-6433
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 201-200-1000
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 856.365.3300
Website »

More information

Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

Cost: (Adults: $10.00 / Kean Alumni: $8.00 / Seniors, College Students, Children(3 - 1

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
View map »


Telephone: 908.527.0400

More information

Open Toddler Bounce is held on most Tuesday- Friday mornings from 10:00-12:00. The toddlers(and strollers) have full run of the facility for those 2 hours. No food or drink can be brought into the...

Cost: $12/bouncer

Where:
The Bounce Factory
150 Mount Bethel Road
Warren, NJ  07059
View map »


Sponsor: The Bounce Factory
Telephone: 908-647-5867
Contact Name: Cheryl Taylor
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BLUEBIRD BOX NEST WATCHERS April 2 – May 29 Times to be determined Call the Center for more information We have close to 100 Eastern Bluebird Nesting Boxes throughout the Plainsboro Preserve, and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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This spring, artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset will transform the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center with a large-scale new work. Van Gogh’s Ear is a sculpture, which...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center
Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens
New York, NY, NY  10111
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Telephone: 610-864-3671

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

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

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

More information

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

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

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

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This spring three exhibitions will open on April 22nd at The Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster, NJ and will remain on view through June 11th. The public is invited to meet the artists at an...

Cost: Admission by donation

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Surprise mom with a lovely one-hour guided trail ride on our quiet horses through meandering woods and fields. Mom's ride free (minimum 2 other riders in group). Reserve now - limited space...

Cost: 45

Where:
Acres Away LLC
926 County Rd 579
Flemington, NJ  08822
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The Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey will host a free exhibit, “Plants, Animals, and Insects – Perfect Together!” beginning Saturday, April...

Cost: 0

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Jane Parks
Website »

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Come see this planetarium show for families with children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities, held on the first Saturday of the month.

Cost: $8/person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ
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Telephone: 908-231-8805
Website »

More information

The next president of the United States will be…you! Visit the National Constitution Center for their timely “Headed to the White House” exhibit, and experience the excitement, intrigue, and...

Cost: General admission with a $3 upcharge

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Sreet
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

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The BSC PlayMaze is a custom designed play unit which offers hours of fun for children ages 3 – 12! Our multi-level PlayMaze challenges and entertains you with 82 different play elements...

Cost: $10/ BOGO

Where:
Branchburg Sports Complex
47 Readington Rd
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Telephone: 908-203-1675
Contact Name: Kim Buonocore
Website »

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HomeFront’s healing art therapy program, ArtSpace, is pleased to announce the 6th annual ArtJam, a “Pop-up” gallery and fundraiser to benefit HomeFront families. ArtJam is scheduled for April...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Palmer Square
19 Hulfish Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Multiple Sponsors
Telephone: 609-989-9417
Contact Name: Ruthann Traylor
Website »

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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
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Children age infant to 5 with a parent will learn which animals are the biggest, smallest, slowest, and fastest record holders.

Cost: $10 per parent & child. $5 per additional child

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Kurt Bender
Website »

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The islands take over Cinco de Mayo with $5 Margaritas! From May 2 through May 5, celebrate with four tequila-filled-days of fun and over ten flavors of margaritas, including our handcrafted...

Cost: Free, Food available for purchase

Where:
Bahama Breeze
3535 US Highway 1
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Website »

More information

The islands take over Cinco de Mayo with $5 Margaritas! From May 2 through May 5, celebrate with four tequila-filled-days of fun and over ten flavors of margaritas, including our handcrafted...

Cost: cost of meal

Where:
Bahama Breeze
520 Woodbridge Center Drive
Woodbridge, NJ  07095
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More information

The 27th annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition provides artistically accomplished New Jersey high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and recognizes art...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Website »

More information

Drawing from the Morris Museum’s worldwide collection of 2,000 sand samples, this exhibition delves into the structure and color of sand, as well as the science of beaches and the effect that...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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Wildwoods Convention Center's Starlight Ballroom. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Free Admission. Trade show is restricted to adults affiliated with or having a bonafide interest in the food service industry...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 609-886-3100
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This exhibtion features New Jersey photographer John Cooper’s Organic Portraits series. “From the beginning,” Cooper explains, “the intent of the Organic Portraits project was to create a...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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


Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
Website »

More information

The artists in Green from the Get Go take inspiration from nature and the history of basketry. The exhibition will feature more than 40 works by artists from Canada, Europe, Japan, Scandinavia and...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
Website »

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NEW! "We Paint" Classes Parent/Child Bonding Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12-1pm Bond with your child and create a beautiful work of art you can both be proud of!

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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This comedy has received great reviews across the country and is the longest-running one-man Broadway show. You don't need to be Jewish or Italian to connect to this show, all you need is a family...

Cost: $40-$45

Where:
South Orange Performing Arts Center
One SOPAC Way
South Orange , NJ  07079
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Telephone: (973) 313-2787
Website »

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Registration for the Summer Nature Program at Schiff Nature Preserve in Mendham opens Monday, March 14th. Now in its 13th year, the program offers seven different one-week sessions in July and...

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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with Miss Keri! A funky new dance class for boys and girls that will introduce your child to rhythm, movement, and a fun way to exercise! Old school meets new school as we explore some awesome...

Cost: $96/$106

Where:
Middletown Arts Center
36 Church Street
Middletown, NJ  07748
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Telephone: 732-706-4100
Website »

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

Cost: First Class FREE

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


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

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Everyone needs to spend money on their cars maintenance plan but often times people overlook proper maintenance to things far superior such as retirement income, finding the right care giver,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Certified Financial Services
52 Forest Ave
Paramus, NJ  07652
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Telephone: 201-741-7731
Contact Name: Evan Heller

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This graphic program explains the political, cultural and economic reasons why it was fought. It will analyze major battles, (including Gettysburg) weapons used, casualty analysis and how primitive...

Cost: $15

Where:
Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Raritan Valley Community College
Telephone: 908 526-1200 x8404
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The Plainfield Symphony Orchestra will continue to thrill audiences with a spectacular and diverse 96th Season, led by its acclaimed conductor Charles Prince. Riding the wave of excitement from...

Cost: $20 - $50

Where:
Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church
716 Watchung Ave
Plainfield, NJ  07060
View map »


Sponsor: Plainfield Symphony
Telephone: (908)561-5140
Contact Name: Peter Lomonaco
Website »

More information

Come watch movies of all kinds at the Montclair Film Festival, which supports and showcases the work of talented filmmakers around the world at theaters in Montclair. Times and...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Various Locations
Montclair, NJ


Sponsor: Montclair Film Festival
Telephone: 973-783-6433
Website »

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See Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Doors guitarist Robby Krieger live in concert as he performs an evening of the Doors’ greatest hits! Join us for this 50 year celebration of music from one of...

Cost: $35-$65

Where:
State Theatre
15 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
Website »

More information

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

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
View map »


Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
Website »

More information

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

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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BLUEBIRD BOX NEST WATCHERS April 2 – May 29 Times to be determined Call the Center for more information We have close to 100 Eastern Bluebird Nesting Boxes throughout the Plainsboro Preserve, and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
View map »


Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

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


Website »

More information

This spring three exhibitions will open on April 22nd at The Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster, NJ and will remain on view through June 11th. The public is invited to meet the artists at an...

Cost: Admission by donation

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

More information

The Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey will host a free exhibit, “Plants, Animals, and Insects – Perfect Together!” beginning Saturday, April...

Cost: 0

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
View map »


Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Jane Parks
Website »

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

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

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Every Thursday and Friday through June, Chocolate Works invites moms and their toddlers 3 and up to a super sweet Mommy and Me group in which they make chocolate together. Yum!

Cost: $30/mom-child pair

Where:
Chocolate Works
42 South Park St.
Montclair, NJ
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Telephone: 973-744-3344

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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

Cost: (Adults: $10.00 / Kean Alumni: $8.00 / Seniors, College Students, Children(3 - 1

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
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Telephone: 908.527.0400

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This spring, artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset will transform the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center with a large-scale new work. Van Gogh’s Ear is a sculpture, which...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center
Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens
New York, NY, NY  10111
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Telephone: 610-864-3671

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Open Toddler Bounce is held on most Tuesday- Friday mornings from 10:00-12:00. The toddlers(and strollers) have full run of the facility for those 2 hours. No food or drink can be brought into the...

Cost: $12/bouncer

Where:
The Bounce Factory
150 Mount Bethel Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: The Bounce Factory
Telephone: 908-647-5867
Contact Name: Cheryl Taylor
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Led by Dave Hall, Associate Naturalist, this field trip will tour Greenwood Gardens in search of early Spring migrants. Explore several habitats including hardwood forest, conifer stands, ponds and...

Cost: $10 NJA & Greenwood Gardens members; $12 non-members

Where:
Greenwood Gardens
274 Old Short Hills Rd
Short Hills, NJ
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Wildwoods Convention Center. 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily. Independent Masonic organization convention. Parade on Saturday beginning at 21st and Atlantic Avenues in North Wildwood and proceeds south to...

Cost: --

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 717-232-5991
Website »

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Surprise mom with a lovely one-hour guided trail ride on our quiet horses through meandering woods and fields. Mom's ride free (minimum 2 other riders in group). Reserve now - limited space...

Cost: 45

Where:
Acres Away LLC
926 County Rd 579
Flemington, NJ  08822
View map »

More information

Come see this planetarium show for families with children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities, held on the first Saturday of the month.

Cost: $8/person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ
View map »


Telephone: 908-231-8805
Website »

More information

The next president of the United States will be…you! Visit the National Constitution Center for their timely “Headed to the White House” exhibit, and experience the excitement, intrigue, and...

Cost: General admission with a $3 upcharge

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Sreet
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

Enjoy watching your budding naturalist go wild on action-packed woodland adventures. Children use all of their senses to safely explore and discover the wonders of nature here at Lorrimer...

Cost: $7.00/child/session

Where:
Lorrimer Nature Sanctuary
790 Ewing Ave
Franklin Lakes, NJ  07417
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Sponsor: NJ Audubon
Telephone: 201-891-2185
Contact Name: Laurie Hagaman
Website »

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Mommy & Me - Animal Alphabet Each week we will choose special animals for you to meet! Join us for a story, personal animal time, craft, snack and songs! Take your time after class to visit our...

Cost: 15.00

Where:
Rizzo Wildlife World
1 Goldmine Rd
Flanders, NJ  07836
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Sponsor: Rizzo Wildlife
Telephone: 973-568-0444
Contact Name: Dominic Rizzo
Website »

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Each story hour includes a unique alpaca-themed story, visiting and feeding the alpacas, and a simple, age-appropriate craft or activity. 4/7 - 6/23, EXCLUDING 5/26

Cost: $8 per child

Where:
Bluebird Farm Alpacas
44 Willow Avenue
Peapack (Far Hills on some GPS systems), NJ  07977
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Telephone: 908-234-9772
Contact Name: Stacie
Website »

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HomeFront’s healing art therapy program, ArtSpace, is pleased to announce the 6th annual ArtJam, a “Pop-up” gallery and fundraiser to benefit HomeFront families. ArtJam is scheduled for April...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Palmer Square
19 Hulfish Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
View map »


Sponsor: Multiple Sponsors
Telephone: 609-989-9417
Contact Name: Ruthann Traylor
Website »

More information

Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
View map »

More information

The artists in Green from the Get Go take inspiration from nature and the history of basketry. The exhibition will feature more than 40 works by artists from Canada, Europe, Japan, Scandinavia and...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
Website »

More information

Drawing from the Morris Museum’s worldwide collection of 2,000 sand samples, this exhibition delves into the structure and color of sand, as well as the science of beaches and the effect that...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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


Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
Website »

More information

The islands take over Cinco de Mayo with $5 Margaritas! From May 2 through May 5, celebrate with four tequila-filled-days of fun and over ten flavors of margaritas, including our handcrafted...

Cost: Free, Food available for purchase

Where:
Bahama Breeze
3535 US Highway 1
Princeton, NJ  08540
View map »


Website »

More information

This exhibtion features New Jersey photographer John Cooper’s Organic Portraits series. “From the beginning,” Cooper explains, “the intent of the Organic Portraits project was to create a...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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


Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
Website »

More information

The 27th annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition provides artistically accomplished New Jersey high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and recognizes art...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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


Telephone: 973-971-3700
Website »

More information

The islands take over Cinco de Mayo with $5 Margaritas! From May 2 through May 5, celebrate with four tequila-filled-days of fun and over ten flavors of margaritas, including our handcrafted...

Cost: cost of meal

Where:
Bahama Breeze
520 Woodbridge Center Drive
Woodbridge, NJ  07095
View map »

More information

Discover the wonders of nature with your adventurous youngster. Children are introduced to nature concepts using a combination of storytelling, explorations and arts and crafts. Each session, a...

Cost: $7.00

Where:
Lorrimer Nature Sanctuary
790 Ewing Ave.
Franklin Lakes, NJ  07417
View map »


Sponsor: NJ Audubon-Lorrimer Nature Sanctuary
Telephone: 201-891-2185
Contact Name: Laurie Hagaman
Website »

More information

Registration for the Summer Nature Program at Schiff Nature Preserve in Mendham opens Monday, March 14th. Now in its 13th year, the program offers seven different one-week sessions in July and...

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
View map »


Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
Website »

More information

This comedy has received great reviews across the country and is the longest-running one-man Broadway show. You don't need to be Jewish or Italian to connect to this show, all you need is a family...

Cost: $40-$45

Where:
South Orange Performing Arts Center
One SOPAC Way
South Orange , NJ  07079
View map »


Telephone: (973) 313-2787
Website »

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Calling all young nature lovers! If you're looking for something fun (and educational) to do for an hour after school, then come join our staff naturalists for a series of afternoon nature classes....

Cost: $70.00 per student/session

Where:
Lorrimer Nature Sanctuary
790 Ewing Ave.
Franklin Lakes, NJ  07417
View map »


Sponsor: NJ Audubon- Lorrimer Nature Sanctuary
Telephone: 201-891-2185
Contact Name: Laurie Hagaman
Website »

More information

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

Cost: First Class FREE

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


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

More information

New international school opening in 2016 for children ages 2.5 to 5. Come and meet the school team to learn more about our language immersion program (French or Spanish), global curriculum and...

Cost: free

Where:
Monroe center, suite E315
720 Monroe street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
View map »


Telephone: 201-755-5585
Website »

More information

The Plainfield Symphony Orchestra will continue to thrill audiences with a spectacular and diverse 96th Season, led by its acclaimed conductor Charles Prince. Riding the wave of excitement from...

Cost: $20 - $50

Where:
Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church
716 Watchung Ave
Plainfield, NJ  07060
View map »


Sponsor: Plainfield Symphony
Telephone: (908)561-5140
Contact Name: Peter Lomonaco
Website »

More information

Come watch movies of all kinds at the Montclair Film Festival, which supports and showcases the work of talented filmmakers around the world at theaters in Montclair. Times and...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Various Locations
Montclair, NJ


Sponsor: Montclair Film Festival
Telephone: 973-783-6433
Website »

More information

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

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
Website »

More information

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

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
View map »


Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
Website »

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An incredible collection of classic cars and trucks will be displayed on the Wildwoods Boardwalk on Friday and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. The "Boardwalk Top 40" winners will be displayed...

Cost: --

Where:
Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Telephone: 609-522-4546
Website »

More information

The Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey will host a free exhibit, “Plants, Animals, and Insects – Perfect Together!” beginning Saturday, April...

Cost: 0

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
View map »


Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Jane Parks
Website »

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Join Us for Mother's Day Weekend at Kids Blvd-Sensory Gym! May 6th - Happy Hour ALL DAY & 4PM-7PM Surprise For MOM Drop-OFF May 7th - Happy Hour ALL DAY May 8th - 9AM-12PM Mother's Day Bash & Open...

Cost: $10.00 - $17.50

Where:
Kids Blvd-Sensory Gym
125 Washington Valley Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Kids Blvd-Sensory Gym
Telephone: 732-560-5437
Contact Name: Jennifer
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This spring, artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset will transform the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center with a large-scale new work. Van Gogh’s Ear is a sculpture, which...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center
Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens
New York, NY, NY  10111
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Telephone: 610-864-3671

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Surprise mom with a lovely one-hour guided trail ride on our quiet horses through meandering woods and fields. Mom's ride free (minimum 2 other riders in group). Reserve now - limited space...

Cost: 45

Where:
Acres Away LLC
926 County Rd 579
Flemington, NJ  08822
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BLUEBIRD BOX NEST WATCHERS April 2 – May 29 Times to be determined Call the Center for more information We have close to 100 Eastern Bluebird Nesting Boxes throughout the Plainsboro Preserve, and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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This spring three exhibitions will open on April 22nd at The Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster, NJ and will remain on view through June 11th. The public is invited to meet the artists at an...

Cost: Admission by donation

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

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

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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The next president of the United States will be…you! Visit the National Constitution Center for their timely “Headed to the White House” exhibit, and experience the excitement, intrigue, and...

Cost: General admission with a $3 upcharge

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Sreet
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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For children aged 0 through 5 years. Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and get to know other caregivers while your little one plays.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hearts & Hands Preschool @ Parsippany Presbyterian
1675 US Rt. 6 E.
Parsippany , NJ  07054
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Telephone: 973-257-5550
Contact Name: Bronwen or Scott
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Rain or shine. Friday & Saturday 9:30am-3:30pm, Sunday 12:30pm-3:30pm. The 26 departments of merchandise include adult and children’s clothing, appliances, antiques, pet supplies, electronics,...

Cost: Free admission & parking

Where:
Far Hills Fairgrounds
Intersection of US 202 & Peapack Raod
Far Hills, NJ  07931
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Sponsor: VNA of Somerset Hills
Contact Name: Paula Some
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HomeFront’s healing art therapy program, ArtSpace, is pleased to announce the 6th annual ArtJam, a “Pop-up” gallery and fundraiser to benefit HomeFront families. ArtJam is scheduled for April...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Palmer Square
19 Hulfish Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Multiple Sponsors
Telephone: 609-989-9417
Contact Name: Ruthann Traylor
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Come join Miss Katie, certified ChildLight Yoga instructor, for Open Play with a side of Storytime Yoga.

Cost: $8

Where:
EdVenture Land Kenvil
659 Route 46 West
Kenvil, NJ  07847
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Telephone: 973-598-1515
Contact Name: Maryellen Soriano
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Wildwoods Convention Center. 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily. Independent Masonic organization convention. Parade on Saturday beginning at 21st and Atlantic Avenues in North Wildwood and proceeds south to...

Cost: --

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 717-232-5991
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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
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The Junior League of Morristown will host its 15th Annual "Lunch with the Authors" fundraiser on May 6 at Fiddler's Elbow Country Club in Bedminster. Proceeds from the event go to support the...

Cost: Supporter tickets start at $80

Where:
Fiddler's Elbow Country Club
811 Rattlesnake Bridge Road
Bedminster Township, NJ  07921
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Sponsor: Junior League of Morristown
Telephone: 973-539-2266
Contact Name: Lynn Eberenz
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The 27th annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition provides artistically accomplished New Jersey high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and recognizes art...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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Drawing from the Morris Museum’s worldwide collection of 2,000 sand samples, this exhibition delves into the structure and color of sand, as well as the science of beaches and the effect that...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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The artists in Green from the Get Go take inspiration from nature and the history of basketry. The exhibition will feature more than 40 works by artists from Canada, Europe, Japan, Scandinavia and...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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KIDS AND CRITTERS PRESCHOOL PROGRAM Fridays, May 6 11:00 A.M. – 11:45 A.M. Bright pictures, lively stories, and learning about animals and nature – come hear an animated telling of a favorite...

Cost: $5 per person members; $7 per person non-members

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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This exhibtion features New Jersey photographer John Cooper’s Organic Portraits series. “From the beginning,” Cooper explains, “the intent of the Organic Portraits project was to create a...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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Roger Duvoisin’s remarkable children’s book illustrations have charmed and captivated generations of young readers, guiding them through some of life’s important lessons. The story of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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NEW! "We Paint" Classes Parent/Child Bonding Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12-1pm Bond with your child and create a beautiful work of art you can both be proud of!

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Wildwoods Convention Center. The United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs will hold its annual state gymnastics championship featuring over 600 athletes competing on the floor,...

Cost: $15 for adults and $10 for children

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Sponsor: The United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs
Telephone: 609-407-7000
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This comedy has received great reviews across the country and is the longest-running one-man Broadway show. You don't need to be Jewish or Italian to connect to this show, all you need is a family...

Cost: $40-$45

Where:
South Orange Performing Arts Center
One SOPAC Way
South Orange , NJ  07079
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Telephone: (973) 313-2787
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Celebrate the garden with art activities, a nature scavenger hunt, and special presentations throughout the afternoon.

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 ext. 16
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
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Explore the Arts in a nurturing environment that combines art history and mystery, creative techniques, and secrets about some of our most famous artists. Children are encouraged to explore,...

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Sparta Teen Talk is a psycho-educational program for teens to overcome personal challenges in an active, hands on, creative manner using CBT/DBT and Solution Focused tools. Our motto is:...

Cost: $30.00 per session

Where:
DJB Counseling LLC
283 Sparta Avenue
Sparta , NJ  07871
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Montclair Film Festival and Montclair SEPAC invite you to attend two sensory-friendly film screenings! WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE • LIGHTS UP • SOUND DOWN • FREE TO BE! To learn more and RSVP:...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bow Tie Cinemas Bellevue Cinemas
260 Bellevue Ave
Montclair, NJ  07043
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Sponsor: Montclair Film Festival
Telephone: 908-642-7000
Contact Name: Terri Reynolds
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT | 6-9pm Why cook on a Friday when you can enjoy family time and ALL YOU CAN EAT PIZZA! $5.00 per person includes Roller skating admission, Bounce House, FunZone and all you...

Cost: $5.00 Per Person

Where:
ISC Cherry Hill
650 Kresson Road
Cherry Hill, NJ  08034
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The Arts Council of Princeton presents Teen Open Mic Night on Friday, May 6 at 7pm. Presented exclusively for local high school students, this free event brings together students from surrounding...

Cost: FREE!

Where:
Paul Robeson Center for the Arts
102 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ  08542
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The Plainfield Symphony Orchestra will continue to thrill audiences with a spectacular and diverse 96th Season, led by its acclaimed conductor Charles Prince. Riding the wave of excitement from...

Cost: $20 - $50

Where:
Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church
716 Watchung Ave
Plainfield, NJ  07060
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Sponsor: Plainfield Symphony
Telephone: (908)561-5140
Contact Name: Peter Lomonaco
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STAR SEARCH Friday, May 6 7:30P.M. – 9:00 P.M. The night sky is a beautiful mystery that is exciting to explore. From the basics of how to always find North, to what you can see with binoculars...

Cost: $5 per person members; $7 per person non-members

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Sponsored by the Folk Project. Concerts nearly every Friday night, with the second Friday usually an open stage. Each performance includes a main act and an opening act. Wheelchair accessible....

Cost: Adults $9; 12 and under free

Where:
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship
21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-335-9489
Contact Name: Mike Agranoff, Minstrel Chairman
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Looking for something exciting to do this Friday Night? Then come to Mennen Sports Arena and skate the night away! DJ Earl will be playing the newest hits and some of your favorite throw-backs....

Cost: $8 admission, $3.50 skate rental

Where:
Mennen Sports Arena
161 Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7651
Contact Name: Mennen Sports Arena
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Gaelic Storm has straddled the line between tradition and innovation for nearly two decades, infusing Celtic music with modern influences, and updating the genre for a new generation of fans raised...

Cost: $29 - $69

Where:
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-539-8008
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Our Motessori Preschool and Kindergarten program just relocated to 1961 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains at the end of March! 5% relocation promotion is offered for a limited spots that are available!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Registration for the Summer Nature Program at Schiff Nature Preserve in Mendham opens Monday, March 14th. Now in its 13th year, the program offers seven different one-week sessions in July and...

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

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

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Every Thursday and Friday through June, Chocolate Works invites moms and their toddlers 3 and up to a super sweet Mommy and Me group in which they make chocolate together. Yum!

Cost: $30/mom-child pair

Where:
Chocolate Works
42 South Park St.
Montclair, NJ
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Telephone: 973-744-3344

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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

Cost: (Adults: $10.00 / Kean Alumni: $8.00 / Seniors, College Students, Children(3 - 1

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
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Telephone: 908.527.0400

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Open Toddler Bounce is held on most Tuesday- Friday mornings from 10:00-12:00. The toddlers(and strollers) have full run of the facility for those 2 hours. No food or drink can be brought into the...

Cost: $12/bouncer

Where:
The Bounce Factory
150 Mount Bethel Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: The Bounce Factory
Telephone: 908-647-5867
Contact Name: Cheryl Taylor
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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MHHM joins other local gardens in partnership with the American Public Gardens Association (APGA) and Rain Bird to promote environmental awareness and encourage exploration of public gardens.

Cost: Free

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 MacCulloch Ave.
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-538-2404
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Come see this planetarium show for families with children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities, held on the first Saturday of the month.

Cost: $8/person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ
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Telephone: 908-231-8805
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


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

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Come watch movies of all kinds at the Montclair Film Festival, which supports and showcases the work of talented filmmakers around the world at theaters in Montclair. Times and...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Various Locations
Montclair, NJ


Sponsor: Montclair Film Festival
Telephone: 973-783-6433
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Annual Mother's Day Flower Sale Saturday, May 7, 2016 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Flowers galore including: beautiful hanging baskets, gorgeous dahlias, gerbera daisies and hydrangeas. Don't forget Mom,...

Cost: Reasonably priced selection

Where:
St. Paul's United Methodist Church
714 Herbertsville Road
Brick, NJ  08724
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Sponsor: Boy Scout Troop 33
Telephone: 732-232-5989
Contact Name: Maria Cardone
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Wildwoods Convention Center. 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily. Independent Masonic organization convention. Parade on Saturday beginning at 21st and Atlantic Avenues in North Wildwood and proceeds south to...

Cost: --

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 717-232-5991
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An incredible collection of classic cars and trucks will be displayed on the Wildwoods Boardwalk on Friday and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. The "Boardwalk Top 40" winners will be displayed...

Cost: --

Where:
Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Telephone: 609-522-4546
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Discover the tricks to spotting birds, using binoculars correctly and identifying common species on a guided trail walk.

Cost: $3 per person

Where:
Great Swamp OEC
247 Southern Blvd.
Chatham, NJ
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Telephone: 973.635.6629
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

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

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

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

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

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This spring, artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset will transform the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center with a large-scale new work. Van Gogh’s Ear is a sculpture, which...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center
Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens
New York, NY, NY  10111
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Telephone: 610-864-3671

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Join Us for Mother's Day Weekend at Kids Blvd-Sensory Gym! May 6th - Happy Hour ALL DAY & 4PM-7PM Surprise For MOM Drop-OFF May 7th - Happy Hour ALL DAY May 8th - 9AM-12PM Mother's Day Bash & Open...

Cost: $10.00 - $17.50

Where:
Kids Blvd-Sensory Gym
125 Washington Valley Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Kids Blvd-Sensory Gym
Telephone: 732-560-5437
Contact Name: Jennifer
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BLUEBIRD BOX NEST WATCHERS April 2 – May 29 Times to be determined Call the Center for more information We have close to 100 Eastern Bluebird Nesting Boxes throughout the Plainsboro Preserve, and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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The Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey will host a free exhibit, “Plants, Animals, and Insects – Perfect Together!” beginning Saturday, April...

Cost: 0

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Jane Parks
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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The Palisades Winter Farmers’ Market returns January 16 Located on the border of New Jersey and New York, housed in a charming schoolhouse built in 1870, the Palisades Indoor Winter Farmers’...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Palisades Community Center
675 Oak Tree Road
Palisades, NY  10964
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Sponsor: Palisades Community Center
Contact Name: Carol Baxter
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Surprise mom with a lovely one-hour guided trail ride on our quiet horses through meandering woods and fields. Mom's ride free (minimum 2 other riders in group). Reserve now - limited space...

Cost: 45

Where:
Acres Away LLC
926 County Rd 579
Flemington, NJ  08822
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The next president of the United States will be…you! Visit the National Constitution Center for their timely “Headed to the White House” exhibit, and experience the excitement, intrigue, and...

Cost: General admission with a $3 upcharge

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Sreet
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Rain or shine. Friday & Saturday 9:30am-3:30pm, Sunday 12:30pm-3:30pm. The 26 departments of merchandise include adult and children’s clothing, appliances, antiques, pet supplies, electronics,...

Cost: Free admission & parking

Where:
Far Hills Fairgrounds
Intersection of US 202 & Peapack Raod
Far Hills, NJ  07931
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Sponsor: VNA of Somerset Hills
Contact Name: Paula Some
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This guided trail walk with your dog and your family will give everyone a great view of Somerset County Park and the nature it has to offer. The Friends of Stirling Stable will be hosting...

Cost: $3 a dog; humans are free

Where:
, NJ

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Grab a camera and stop by every weekend for a nature scavenger hunt. Take a photo of every item on the list and win a prize.

Cost: $10/family cash only

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
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Appel Farm invites Daisy Girl Scouts and their Moms to participate side by side in Three Cheers for Animal Journey workshops. Workshops include “All About Mom and Me” bird nests and...

Cost: $75 total for both the scout and their mom

Where:
Appel Farm Arts & Music Center
457 Shirley Road
Elmer, NJ  08318
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HomeFront’s healing art therapy program, ArtSpace, is pleased to announce the 6th annual ArtJam, a “Pop-up” gallery and fundraiser to benefit HomeFront families. ArtJam is scheduled for April...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Palmer Square
19 Hulfish Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Multiple Sponsors
Telephone: 609-989-9417
Contact Name: Ruthann Traylor
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Piscataway’s 25th Annual Street Fair will be held Saturday, May 7, rain or shine from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Piscataway Municipal Building located at 455 Hoes Lane. The Fair, sponsored by the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Piscataway Municipal Building
455 Hoes Lane
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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Sponsor: Piscataway Public Relations Advisory Commission
Contact Name: LeGina Adams

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Enjoy this unique look at the power of the sun. Through a tour and exploratory hike, learn how the Watershed Center and the plants on our Reserve are powered by the same energy source – the sun....

Cost: Free

Where:
The Watershed Center
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Washington Crossing Audubon Society
Telephone: 609-737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
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Workshop led by Dave DesRochers. Whether photographing flowers in your garden or in a mountain meadow, there are techniques every level of photographer can use to create a photo worth hanging on...

Cost: $12 members $25 nonmembers

Where:
Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary
11 Hardscrabble Road
Bernardsville, NJ
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Families with children 7 and under will enjoy prayers and songs, children ages 8-11 will enjoy their own age-appropriate service, and adults and children ages 12 and up will enjoy a special...

Cost: No cost

Where:
Congregation B'nai Israel
53 Palisade Avenue
Emerson, NJ  07630
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Sponsor: Congregation B'nai Israel
Telephone: 201-265-2272
Contact Name: Marie Shust
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We will don chest waders for a hands-on exploration of our estuary. You never know what you may find in and around the waters of the Hudson. We will meet at the Park Office at 200 Morris Pesin...

Cost: $3 per person

Where:
Liberty State Park
200 Morris Pesin Drive
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty State Park
Telephone: 201-915-3400 x109
Contact Name: Nature Center
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The Town of Secaucus is hosting its 6th Annual Green Festival to be held on May 7th, from 10:00 - 4:00 at Secaucus Xchange. We have environmental activities for children, live music, pontoon boat...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Secaucus Xchange
5000 Riverside Station Blvd
Secaucus, NJ  07094
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Sponsor: Xchange & Town of Secaucus
Telephone: 201 330-2000, x3060
Contact Name: Lynn Kramer
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FREE Occupational Therapy and Speech & Language Therapy Screenings Come meet our therapists and play in our state of the art sensory gym.

Cost: Free

Where:
21 Pine Street #205
Rockaway, NJ  07866


Sponsor: Great Kids Place
Telephone: 973-586-8396
Contact Name: Michele Parkins
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Your kids can. . . Film a Special Effect Video . . Invent a Digital Gadget. . . Build & Program a Robot. . . Create & Code a Video Game or Mobile App. . . Animate a Digital Story. . . . . ....

Cost: FREE

Where:
LIttle Ivy Academy @ AoOL Campus
180 Rodney Street
Glen Rock, NJ  07452
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Sponsor: Little Ivy Academy
Telephone: 201-444-8400
Contact Name: Erich Bassler
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Learn about the fascinating history of animation. Explore the process of storyboarding and extensive character design. You will create your own character, landscape layout and storyboard. Also try...

Cost: Museum member $200, non-member $225, supply fee $10

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3740

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Are you looking for weekend enrichment programming for your child? Summer camp? Summer courses? HEROES Academy offers weekend accelerated enrichment, summer camp and summer programs to students...

Cost: Free

Where:
317 George Street, Suite 210, New Brunswick, NJ
317 George Street
Suite 210
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: HEROES Academy
Telephone: 732-690-7991
Contact Name: Danielle Voit
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Children ages infant to 5 with a parent will listen to a Naturalist read an environmental-based story and enjoy a short walk on the trails of the EEC.

Cost: Free

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Kurt Bender
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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
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Family and friends will enjoy a Naturalist-led interpretive walk through the Great Swamp.

Cost: Free

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Kurt Bender
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Are you looking for Court Ordered Parenting Classes? Look no further. Easy to follow, private and affordable. Our classes are tailored to your needs. Call today to get started. 732-763-2576 Upon...

Cost: 300 entire course

Where:
Authentic Parenting
5 Elm Row
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 732-763-2576
Contact Name: Anna Seewald, MEd, MPsy

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The 27th annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition provides artistically accomplished New Jersey high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and recognizes art...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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Drawing from the Morris Museum’s worldwide collection of 2,000 sand samples, this exhibition delves into the structure and color of sand, as well as the science of beaches and the effect that...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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Come to the Mother Nature Festival on May 7 from 11 to 4 at the Lawrence Nature Center. There will be a wildlife show by the Philadelphia Zoo, Solarman will show how electricity works, hands-on...

Cost: free

Where:
Lawrence Nature Center
481 Drexel Ave
Lawrenceville, NJ  08648
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Sponsor: Lawrence Nature Center
Telephone: 609-883-6367
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The artists in Green from the Get Go take inspiration from nature and the history of basketry. The exhibition will feature more than 40 works by artists from Canada, Europe, Japan, Scandinavia and...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Don’t miss our final 2016 season Open House on Saturday May 7, 11 am – 2 pm. That’s also the last day to take advantage of the last early bird discount! Games, mother’s day crafts and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Camp Riverbend
116 Hillcrest Rd.
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Camp Riverbend
Telephone: 908-580-CAMP
Contact Name: The Breene Family
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This exhibtion features New Jersey photographer John Cooper’s Organic Portraits series. “From the beginning,” Cooper explains, “the intent of the Organic Portraits project was to create a...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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Roger Duvoisin’s remarkable children’s book illustrations have charmed and captivated generations of young readers, guiding them through some of life’s important lessons. The story of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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Laurie Berkner, lauded as a “Pied Piper of Pre-Schoolers,” has been a longtime fixture on TV’s Nick Jr. and Sprout channels, and her original songs, CDs (nine so far, including the new The...

Cost: 27.50-75.00

Where:
iPlay America Event Center
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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Wildwoods Convention Center. The United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs will hold its annual state gymnastics championship featuring over 600 athletes competing on the floor,...

Cost: $15 for adults and $10 for children

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Sponsor: The United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs
Telephone: 609-407-7000
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Registration for the Summer Nature Program at Schiff Nature Preserve in Mendham opens Monday, March 14th. Now in its 13th year, the program offers seven different one-week sessions in July and...

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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Celebrate mom on the special weekend. Free tastings for moms. What a wonderful way to treat her than an afternoon of wine tasting. Special samplings from our own bakery. The whole family is welcome...

Cost: $5

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Terhune Orchards
Telephone: 609-924-2310
Contact Name: Farm Store

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Open Session Hours & Pricing 1 Activity - $7.00 2 Activities - $10.00 3 Activities - $13.00 Skate Rentals $4.50 Skate Mate $4.00 Parents admitted FREE!

Cost: See Above

Where:
ISC Cherry Hill
650 Kresson Road
Cherry Hill, NJ  08034
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Carnival of the Animals tells the story of a young child lost at the zoo who encounters a variety of animals as he seeks his way home. Choreographed to the music of Camille Saint-Saens, each dance...

Cost: $15

Where:
Kendall Hall at TCNJ
2000 Pennington Rd
Ewing, NJ  08628
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Sponsor: Roxey Ballet
Telephone: 609-397-7616
Contact Name: Hailey Glover
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Live outdoor painting in the Park. Hudson County Art Supply is putting local artists and their art on display in Church Square Park in Hoboken, NJ. Hoboken scenes will be painted live, prizes...

Cost: free

Where:
Church Square Park
Willow Ave
Btwn 4th and 5th st
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: Hudson County Art Supply
Telephone: 20683 05191
Contact Name: John McInerney
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Blast off into space with everyone's favorite duo! A mysterious "M" sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover teh secrets of the sun, moon, planets, and more! Suitable...

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 children 12 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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What’s more fun that playing an interactive video game? Writing one! Using the popular Scratch program, students discover how programming can help us recreate the sounds of musical instruments....

Cost: $40

Where:
Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Raritan Valley Community College
Telephone: 908 526-1200 x8404
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“Hooray for May!”, a free family art day at The Center for Contemporary Art, will take place on Saturday, May 7th from 1-4 p.m. “Hooray for May!” will bring together families from the...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Sponsor: Investors Bank
Telephone: 908-234-2345
Contact Name: Hayley Trinkoff
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Just in time for Mother's Day, you and your child will create a beautiful spring crepe paper flower arrangement. The best part is, these flowers will last forever! After the workshop, enjoy tea,...

Cost: $20 for one child and one adult

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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The Mason Gross Extension Division invites you to our final Adult Chamber Music Program concert of the semester! The concert will take place at the Zimmerli Art Museum in New Brunswick, NJ at 2 PM....

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Mason Gross Extension Division
Telephone: 848-932-8618
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Get Your Hands Dirty Garden Series: Plant a Painted Pot Saturday, May 7 2:00 – 3:30 PM Our Native Wildflowers are beautiful, and often attract beautiful things to our gardens. In honor of...

Cost: $5 per person members; $7 per person non-members

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Join us for the Rutgers Children's Choir Spring Concert, featuring performances from our Choristers (3rd-5th grade), Chorale & Chamber Singers (5th-8th grade), and our Scarlet Singers (high...

Cost: Free

Where:
Nicholas Music Center
Mason Gross School of the Arts
85 George Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Mason Gross Extension Division
Telephone: 848-932-8618
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Led by Stephanie Punnett, Program Director. Enjoy a morning of fun in the world of fairies! We’ll make fairy-sized gardens filled with fairy decorations and accessories made with natural...

Cost: $12 per basket for members; $16 per basket for non-members.

Where:
Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary
11 Hardscrabble Road
Bernardsville, NJ
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"The Moms Club of Edison, Metuchen and Highland Park is hosting a community event, "Spring and Shout Family Dance", which will be held on Saturday, May 7th, 2016 at the Metuchen Elks Lodge (87...

Cost: Tix in advance $6/adult $3/child, non walkers free. At the door $8/adult $5/ch

Where:
Metuchen Elks Lodge
87 Middlesex ave
Metuchen, NJ  08840
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Sponsor: Moms Club of Edison, Metuchen and Highland Park
Telephone: 732-366-1313
Contact Name: Pallavi Shetty
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Join Jack and Annie as they discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel, and more. Who can help them answer the questions left for them by the mysterious "M"? This show is based...

Cost: $8 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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with Miss Keri! A funky new dance class for boys and girls that will introduce your child to rhythm, movement, and a fun way to exercise! Old school meets new school as we explore some awesome...

Cost: $96/$106

Where:
Middletown Arts Center
36 Church Street
Middletown, NJ  07748
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Telephone: 732-706-4100
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Laurie Berkner, lauded as a “Pied Piper of Pre-Schoolers,” has been a longtime fixture on TV’s Nick Jr. and Sprout channels, and her original songs, CDs (nine so far, including the new The...

Cost: 27.50-75.00

Where:
iPlay America Event Center
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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The prospect that we may not be alone on the universe is taken as fact by the movies, authors, and a great many scientists. As yet, we have no hard evidence of another living thing outside Planet...

Cost: $8 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Join The Murder Mystery Company for a night of intrigue, deception, and delicious food! Pay attention to the action, follow the clues, and attempt to become the night's top detective in this...

Cost: 60

Where:
Sanai's
510 Summit Ave.
Jersey City, NJ  07306
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Sponsor: The Murder Mystery Company in New York
Telephone: 888-643-2583
Contact Name: Tom
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The Plainfield Symphony Orchestra will continue to thrill audiences with a spectacular and diverse 96th Season, led by its acclaimed conductor Charles Prince. Riding the wave of excitement from...

Cost: $20 - $50

Where:
Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church
716 Watchung Ave
Plainfield, NJ  07060
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Sponsor: Plainfield Symphony
Telephone: (908)561-5140
Contact Name: Peter Lomonaco
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ShowKids Invitational Theatre (SKIT) follows up its spectacular SEUSSICAL with ME & MY GIRL, a delightful musical comedy with enough fun and frolic for the whole family! Rarely performed in the...

Cost: $15-20

Where:
Voorhees High School
256 Country Road 513
Glen Gardner, NJ  08826
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Sponsor: ShowKids Invitational Theatre
Telephone: 908-638-5959
Contact Name: Sheri Wachenheim
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Features songs from throughout the Beatles' long career, including "Twist and Shout," "Help!," and "Revolution."

Cost: $8 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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The reigning virtuoso of the violin, Itzhak Perlman enjoys superstar status rarely afforded a classical musician. Beloved as much for his charm and humanity as his talent, he is treasured by...

Cost: $79 - $129

Where:
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-539-8008
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Held the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Dance to a caller and live band! No partner necessary. Beginners workshop at 7:30 pm. This event best for middle school age and up. Please carry in...

Cost: Adults $10; students $5

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
Parish House
14 Hanover Road
East Hanover, NJ  07963
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-295-6864
Contact Name: Gloria Friedman
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DOES YOUR KID PLAY MINECRAFT? Now your family can play Minecraft in select movie theatres across New Jersey with Super League Gaming. In this four-week series, Super League brings together gamers...

Cost: $60

Where:
Carmike Rialto 6
Rialto 6 250 E Broad St Westfield, NJ 07090
Westfield, NJ  0790
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Sponsor: Super League Gaming

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

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

Cost: (Adults: $10.00 / Kean Alumni: $8.00 / Seniors, College Students, Children(3 - 1

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
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Telephone: 908.527.0400

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Produced in partnership with the Cumberland County Improvement Authority, this free “Community Open House”  showcases home grown native plants, herbs and berries, handmade items...

Cost: Free

Where:
WheatonArts
1501 Glasstown Rd
Millville, NJ  07332
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Telephone: 856-825-6800
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May 7 (Sat): Photography Workshop for Youth. 10:00 a.m. – 12 noon. $5/person or $20/family. Registration required at 609-303-0706. Tulpehaking Nature Center, 157 Westcott Avenue, Hamilton....

Cost: $5/person or $20/family.

Where:
Tulpehaking Nature Center
157 Wescott Ave.
Hamilton, NJ  08610
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Sponsor: Friends for the Abbott Marshlands
Telephone: 609-303-0706
Contact Name: Kelly Rypkema
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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The Gloucester County Craftsmen & Home Show is coming to the Gloucester County 4-H Fairgrounds 275 Bridgeton Pike (Rte. 77) on May 2nd, from 9am to 4pm. This 5th annual event is designed for...

Cost: free

Where:
Gloucester County Fairgrounds
275 Bridgeton Pike
Rte. 77 S.
Mullica Hill, NJ  08062
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Sponsor: B & K Enterprise Events
Telephone: 856-765-0118
Contact Name: Kathy Wright
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Board the open-air wagon for a narrated ride through Fosterfields. Discover the historic farm and the people who lived and worked there. Ages 8 years and up.

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Rd.
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-326-7645

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Childrens Art Workshop: Flower Pots (Ages 6–9) Saturday, May 7 3–6 p.m. Instructor: Ashley Hanania $60 members; $80 nonmembers Spring is here and so is flower season. This class offers...

Cost: $60 members; $80 nonmembers

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo

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Come see this planetarium show for families with children on the autism spectrum or with other developmental disabilities, held on the first Saturday of the month.

Cost: $8/person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ
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Telephone: 908-231-8805
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Every Saturday and Sunday starting April 9, head to the farm for pony rides, moon bounces, wagon train rides and much more. Times vary.

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ
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Telephone: 908-879-7189
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The Cape May Zoo will be presenting a free show with live animals and the Atlantic City Aquarium will have displays there too. There will be a bubble station and an Asian dance troupe show, along...

Cost: Many activities are free, some have a fee

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Come watch movies of all kinds at the Montclair Film Festival, which supports and showcases the work of talented filmmakers around the world at theaters in Montclair. Times and...

Cost: Cost varies

Where:
Various Locations
Montclair, NJ


Sponsor: Montclair Film Festival
Telephone: 973-783-6433
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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