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Eat this, don't eat that. Here's what you need to know about what foods to nix or nod, plus target amounts.

Healthy Sleep Routines for Babies

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6 Best Jersey Baby Onesies

Get them started young with these sweet Jersey-proud onesies.

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

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Tips for Traveling with Baby

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5 Ways to Help Baby Sleep Through the Night

It’s never too soon (or too late) to learn more about your baby’s sleeping habits and what steps you can take to promote her sleeping through the night.

5 Soothing Products for Baby's Relaxation

Sweet dreams for little sleepy heads

7 Safe and Stylish Strollers

Get Baby from Point A to Point B!

Postpartum Fitness Myths

Your baby’s birth is no reason to give up on your body or fitness goals. Take this true-or-false quiz to bust some postpartum myths.

Hospital Bag Checklist

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Potty Train Your Child in Three Days

One mom spills the secrets to potty training your child in only three days.

20 Things They Don't Tell You About Pregnancy

What you need to know about the lesser known side effects and symptoms

Expecting Again?

How to prepare for a new family member

Is Cord-Blood Banking for Your Family?

How to tell if this post-delivery procedure is right for you.

Fun and Games for You and Your Newborn

Activities to promote your baby's growth and development.

Baby Names and Meanings

Check these websites for ideas and inspiration.

Benefits of Breastfeeding

Test your knowledge about common concerns and questions.

Gender Reveal Parties

Blue or Pink: What do you think?

Crib Safety

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May 2015

Join Joan Lunden to help beat breast cancer and save lives right here in Northern New Jersey! The beloved former co-host of ABC-TV’s Good Morning America will serve as the 2015 Komen North Jersey...

Cost: $20-40

Where:
Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex
560 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: Susan G. Komen North Jersey
Telephone: 908-277-2904
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All Raft Trips are $39.00 per person. That's up to a $26.00 per person savings!

Cost: $39.00 per person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Telephone: 1-800-944-8392
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There is no better time to sign up, recruit others, raise funds, and get involved in our 20/20 vision of a world without breast cancer!

Cost: $35 for Walkers, $40 for Runners!

Where:
Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex
West Orange, NJ  07052


Sponsor: Susan G. Komen North Jersey
Telephone: 908-277-2904
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Come support Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education Center on May 2nd, 3rd, 9th, or 10th during our annual plant sale. Our wholesale nursery will be open to the public with a wide assortment of...

Cost: prices vary depending variety of plant

Where:
Fernbrook Farms
142 Bordentown-Georgetown Rd (Route 545)
Chesterfield, NJ  08515
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Sponsor: Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education Center
Telephone: 609-298-4028
Contact Name: Allison Kohler
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Games on horseback are the centerpiece of this fun-filled day at Lord Stirling Stable, but that's not all we've got! Free pony rides and hayrides make horses accessible to everyone; local...

Cost: Free

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
Basking Ridge , NJ


Telephone: 908-766-5955
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Make a discovery about flowers during the month of May at Reeves-Reed Arboretum. Drop in on Saturdays during May anytime from 9am - 1pm. Borrow a backpack loaded with everything needed for an...

Cost: $5/child; members free

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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The wait is over for the Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum’s highly anticipated annual plant sale. Get the best plants at the best prices and get your gardening questions answered by our...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7601
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Children can learn about their bodies from the inside out with exhibits themed around Elmo, Oscar, Grover, Bert, Ernie, Count Von Count, and Cookie Monster in the new exhibit, Sesame Street...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
Contact Name: E. Romanaux
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature photo scavenger hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. Theme and prizes change monthly....

Cost: $10/family

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Ave.
Morris Township, NJ  07962
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Telephone: 973-326-7603
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Kite Day is a perfect time to explore the farm during our spring festival - Saturday, May 2nd & Sunday, May 3rd - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Spring on the farm is one of the most beautiful and exciting...

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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May 2-10 during CMA general hours All ages Location: Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St. NYC 10014 Bring Mom to the Children's Museum of the Arts for some special Mother's Day...

Cost: $11 per person ages 1-65, Moms get in FREE on Mother's Day, May 10

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton St.
New York, NY  10014
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Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna DuBose
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Choosing a camp? Come sample Camp Riverbend's awesome summer activities this spring! Parents and children can try their hands at lots of fun Riverbend activities, including games, crafts, cooking...

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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Opening Aug. 30th to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Martha, the very last passenger pigeon. The exhibit explores the extinction passenger pigeons, a species that numbered in the...

Cost: Suggested admission $5 for adults

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton , NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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NYC Butterfly presents a traveling butterfly exhibit at Paramus Park Mall. The butterfly house will contain approximately 200 live Monarch and other butterflies. Patrons will be given a nectar...

Cost: $4

Where:
Paramus Park Mall
700 Paramus Park
Paramus, NJ  07652
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Sponsor: NYC Butterfly
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Fourth Annual Touch-a-Truck Event Scheduled for Sunday, May 3rd at Mt. Horeb Elementary School in Warren   Sparkee from the Somerset Patriots to Make Guest Appearance   Mountain Top School at...

Cost: $5 per person; under age 1 free

Where:
Mount Horeb Elementary School
80 Mount Horeb Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Mountain Top School at Temple Har Shalom
Telephone: 7323568777 ext. 100
Contact Name: Sherry Nemiroff
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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Johnson's Locust Hall Farm will be celebrating their reopening for the 2015 Season with FREE Hayrides 10-4, $5 Pony Rides, FREE admission into the Animal Farm, Live Music 12-4, and $1 Hotdogs!

Cost: Free

Where:
Johnson's Locust Hall Farm
2691 Monmouth Road
Jobstown, NJ  08041
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Telephone: 609-353-9000
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The Liberty Lake Foundation is hosting our Annual Community Day. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Liberty Lake Foundation. Community Day is an action-packed and fun-filled event...

Cost: Free entry, food and some activities have a small cost

Where:
Liberty Lake
1195 Florence Columbus Rd
Bordentown, NJ  08505
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Sponsor: The Liberty Lake Foundation for Youth
Telephone: 609-499-7820
Contact Name: Brandi Carnivale
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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:
Asbury Park Boardwalk
1300 Ocean Ave
Asbury Park, NJ  08809
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Sponsor: March of Dimes
Telephone: 732-952-9010
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This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form. Related Program Indian Art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Learn about the history of the United States Picatinny Arsenal and the role it has played in New Jersey since 1800. Picatinny Arsenal is the Joint Center of Excellence for Armaments and Munitions,...

Cost: Museum admission is free for members, $10/adults, $7/seniors, students and child

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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A street festival with artists, crafters, food vendors, music and kids' activities.

Cost: free

Where:
Washington St. between Observer Highway & 7th Ave
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Telephone: 201-420-2207
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See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Come to Downtown Hoboken for a day of arts and crafts, food vendors, live entertainment, and children's activities, including rides, games, face painting, sand art, and balloons.

Cost: Free

Where:
Washington St.between Observer Highway to 7th St.
Hoboken, NJ
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Telephone: 201-420-2207
Contact Name: Geri Fallo
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Come to the first Closter Spring Fling at Closter Commons courtyard! There will be kids games, inflatables, live music, face painting, balloon art, cat & dog adoptions, good eats at The Barn in...

Cost: Free admission. $5 bracelets for kids activities

Where:
Closter Commons
570 Piermont Road
Closter, NJ  07624
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Sponsor: Macaroni Kid Northeast Bergen
Telephone: 201-679-6891
Contact Name: Angeline Sheridan
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This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form.

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/seniors, students, and children, and FREE for

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Poricy Park Conservancy will host it's first, People's Choice Car Show, on Saturday, May 2nd and Sunday, May 3rd, from 11:00am to 4:00pm. The weekend promises to be fun for all ages and the whole...

Cost: Free to public; fee to exhibit

Where:
Poricy Park
345 Oak Hill Road
Middletown, NJ  07748
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Sponsor: Poricy Park Conservancy
Telephone: 732-842-5966
Contact Name: Joye Ferejohn
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Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation May 2—July 12, 2015 From the builders of some of America’s earliest railroads and farms to Civil Rights pioneers to digital technology...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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The annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition began in 1989 to give artistically accomplished high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and to recognize art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Hadrosaurus returns to New Jersey just in time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its designation by the State Legislature as the official dinosaur of New Jersey! As the world’s first nearly...

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Join the staff of Horticultural Education, every month for an informal look at some do-it-yourself garden projects. It’s almost tomato planting time and Tomato Growing 101 will equip you with...

Cost: $5

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7601
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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The exhibition features more than 40 of Parker’s original drawings for the books “Bugs” (1987) and “Frogs, Toads, Lizards, and Salamanders” (1990). Flying, jumping, crawling animals...

Cost: Free-$6

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 848-932-7237
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The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) presents Beyond Function, an exhibition of ceramic work by artists whose work references utilitarian traditions while expressing entirely new formal purposes....

Cost: FREE!

Where:
Paul Robeson Center for the Arts
102 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: Ellen Malavsky
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Spring into gardening this year and purchase some of your seedlings at the Murray farmstead. Offerings include simple plants that would have been common to Rebecca Murray such as tomatoes, peppers...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Poricy Park
345 Oak Hill Road
Middletown, NJ  07748
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Sponsor: Poricy Park Conservancy
Telephone: 732-842-5966
Contact Name: Sharon Goodman
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Enjoy pony rides, moon bounces, wagon train rides, and much more at the farm 

Cost: $14.99/child.

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Chesterfield Drive
Chester, NJ
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Telephone: (908) 879-7189
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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
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Children ages 6-12 are invited to participate in a search for art and garden treasures. This is a free self-guided scavenger hunt. Saturday, May 2nd, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday, May...

Cost: Free

Where:
Morven Museum & Garden
55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ
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Telephone: 609-924-8144
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Explore the 1770’s historic Murray farmhouse and barn as one of the many important sites open for this celebration of Monmouth County history! The life of Monmouth Militia patriot, Joseph Murray,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Poricy Park
345 Oak Hill Road
Middletown, NJ  07748
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Sponsor: Poricy Park Conservancy
Telephone: 732-842-5966
Contact Name: Sharon Goodman
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Create your own itinerary and travel with African violets as they tour the world. The Garden State African Violet Club presents its 64th Annual Show and Sale on May 2 (12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m.)...

Cost: free

Where:
Mercer County Community College
1200 Old Trenton Road
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Sponsor: Garden State African Violet Club
Contact Name: Paula Bal
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Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka, Stacey Bendet Eisner & Eric Eisner, and Jane Krakowski Present Come Make Art! Spring Benefit 2015 Sunday, May 3, 2015 Tickets on Sale: March 16 at...

Cost: Ticket Prices start at $85 for children & $175 for adults

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton St
New York City, NY  10009
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Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna DuBose
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Not simply a photographer in the studio, Lokuta worked closely with the sculptor, helping to cast models and serving as a model himself. He paused often to take photographs of Segal, the works in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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Benefit hosts, Stacey Bendet Eisner & Eric Eisner, Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka, and Jane Krakowski, and co-chairs, Marco & Elizabeth Ciocca, Fredrica & Michael Ford, Marissa McMahon, Debra...

Cost: Individual tickets begin at $175/adult and $85/child over 2.

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton Street
New York, NY  10014
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Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts
Telephone: (917) 409-1211
Contact Name: Carrie Caroselli
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Join us for a 2 hour exploration of something around Duke Farms. The topic and the educator is a mystery. Take a risk and come learn something new with us. Each walk will be different and will...

Cost: $5/person

Where:
Duke Farms
1112 Dukes Parkway West
Hillsborough, NJ
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Telephone: 908-722-3700
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The Childrenʼs Museum of the Arts (CMA) is pleased to announce "Pixelated: Sum of its Pieces", on view in the Cynthia C. Wainwright Gallery. This exhibition brings together emerging and mid-career...

Cost: $11 per person ages 1-65; Infants Under 1 & Seniors Over 65: Free

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton Street
New York, NY  10014
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Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts
Telephone: 917-409-1214
Contact Name: Anna DuBose
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Enjoy a 45-minute boat tour on the beautiful Manasquan Reservoir. Tours are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife including turtles, egrets, herons,...

Cost: $4 per child (12 and under); $6 per adult

Where:
Manasquan Reservoir Visitor Center
311 Windeler Road
Howell, NJ  07731
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Sponsor: Monmouth County Park System
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Promotion: Kids Opening Day Giveaway: Youth Jerseys presented by TD Bank (First 1,500 Kids) Theme: Pediatric Stroke Awareness Day Fundraising to benefit the Children's Hemiplegia...

Cost: $10.50–25/person

Where:
TD Bank Ballpark
860 East Main Street
Bridgewater, NJ
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Telephone: 908-252-0700
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This May Macculloch Hall Historical Museum (MHHM) celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week with an opportunity for teachers to visit the Museum for no admission. On Sunday, May 3 from 1 to 4 pm,...

Cost: One free adult admission with a valid teacher ID

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: 973-538-2404 ext. 10
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
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The award-winning ShowKids are going to rock the house May 2-9, 2015; FOOTLOOSE is being presented on Saturday, May 2nd at 7:30pm; Sunday, May 3rd at 2:00pm; Friday, May 8th at 7:30pm; and...

Cost: $20 or less

Where:
Voorhees High School
Route 513
Glen Gardner, NJ  08826
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Sponsor: Show Kids In Theater - SKIT
Telephone: 908-638-5959
Contact Name: Ellie Voorhees
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Join young Mowgli as he learns the “laws of the jungle” in this time-honored adventure story. With the help of friends like Bagheera, the black panther, and Baloo, the lovable bear, Mowgli...

Cost: $18

Where:
South Orange Performing Arts Center
1 Sopac Way
South Orange, NJ  07079
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Sponsor: South Orange Performing Arts Center
Telephone: 973-313-2787
Contact Name: Kate Murphy
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Join young Mowgli as he learns the “laws of the jungle” in this time-honored adventure story. With the help of friends like Bagheera, the black panther, and Baloo, the lovable bear, Mowgli...

Cost: $18

Where:
South Orange Performing Arts Center
1 Sopac Way
South Orange, NJ  07079
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Sponsor: South Orange Performing Arts Center
Telephone: 973-313-2787
Contact Name: Kate Murphy
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This full two-act ballet has a beautiful Cinderella, a handsome prince, two wickedly funny stepsisters, and a pumpkin that turns into a carriage before your very eyes! All scenes are accompanied by...

Cost: $8/person

Where:
Union County Performing Arts Center
1601 Irving Street
Rahway, NJ
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Telephone: 732-499-8226
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This May Macculloch Hall Historical Museum celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week with an opportunity for teachers to visit the Museum for no admission. On Sunday, May 3 from 1 to 4 pm, teachers...

Cost: Teachers admission is complimentary

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-538-240410
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
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Meet in the lobby of the Haggerty Education Center for a free tour of the grounds of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum. Learn some of the history and enjoy the beauty of this exceptional horticultural...

Cost: $3

Where:
Frelignhuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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As part of a year-long series of concerts revolving around the theme of Music in Motion, New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra continues the theme with Edvard Grieg’s Symphonic Dances. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Summit High School
125 Kent Place Blvd
Summit, NJ  07091
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Sponsor: New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra
Telephone: 908-603-7691
Contact Name: Mary Beth Sweet
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Guided Nature Walk 1st Sunday of the month March 1, 3:30-4:30**, **Sign up for Maple Sugaring before your walk Enjoy the season with a guided walk along one of Tenafly Nature Center’s trails with...

Cost: Members FREE/Non-members $5;Children under 2 FREE

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Avenue
Tenafly, NJ  07670
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Sponsor: Tenafly Nature Center
Telephone: 201-568-6093
Contact Name: Timothy Palla
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Recount the time-honored legend of King Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot, and the Knights of the Round Table in an enchanting fable of chivalry, majesty, and brotherhood in this four-time Tony...

Cost: $35-$75

Where:
State Theatre
15 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ
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Students learn the art of drawing the fashion figure in this beginner 2D fashion design course. All you need is your love for fashion and lots of imagination! The class will learn the fundamentals...

Cost: $185

Where:
Lakeside Art Studio
6 Absecon Rd
Parsippany, NJ  07054
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Join us for an evening of stories and activities at the library! Wear your PJ’s and bring a stuffed animal friend to listen to the story with you.

Cost: Free

Where:
Madison Public Library
39 Keep Street
Madison, NJ  07940
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Telephone: 973-377-0722 ext. 3
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A belly dance fusion festival that blends dance and music styles from cultures around the world.

Cost: $15-$18

Where:
Ukrainian Cultural Center
135 Davidson Ave
Somerset, NJ  08873
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Telephone: 908-996-0269
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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
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Ernest Shackleton Loves Me A new, epic musical by the writer of Clever Little Lies, Memphis and The Toxic Avenger. A sleepdeprived single mom and video game music composer is contacted across...

Cost: $41-68

Where:
George Street Playhouse
9 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 732-246-7717
Contact Name: George Street Playhouse Box Office
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As spring blooms outside, we will explore how artists and scientists study nature and bring the outside in. Saturdays at 1:00 & 3:00 pm Sundays at 2:00 pm

Cost: $12/adult, $7/child, free/under 2 yrs

Where:
Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ
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Telephone: 973-596-6550
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A spring festival where attendees can admire newly bloomed flowers and participate in a host of other activities, including walking and trolley tours, wine and chocolate tastings and gallery visits.

Where:
Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities (MAC)
1048 Washington St,
Cape May , NJ  08204
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Telephone: 609-884-5404
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Pre-Sale Wednesday, April 29, 4-8:30 pm (entry fee for this day only $25) Thursday, April 30, 9:30 am - 8:30 pm Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm Sunday, May 3, 1:30-4:30 pm...

Cost: free

Where:
SCLSNJ Bridgewater Library branch
1 Vogt Drive
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Marketing and PR Dept
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The St. Philip and James Carnival is the perfect place for family fun! Come out and enjoy food, games, and rides!

Cost: Ride ticket costs vary

Where:
St. Philips and St. James Church
137 Roseberry St in Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
Phillipsburg, NJ  08865
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Sponsor: St. Philips and St. James Church

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Find amusement rides, children's games, 4-H animals, magic shows, entertainment, agricultural displays, and more old-fashioned fun at this county fair.

Where:
Robert J. Miller Air Park
Route 530
Berkeley, NJ
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Telephone: 732-914-9466
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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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Opening Aug. 30th to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Martha, the very last passenger pigeon. The exhibit explores the extinction passenger pigeons, a species that numbered in the...

Cost: Suggested admission $5 for adults

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton , NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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Make a discovery about flowers during the month of May at Reeves-Reed Arboretum. Drop in on Saturdays during May anytime from 9am - 1pm. Borrow a backpack loaded with everything needed for an...

Cost: $5/child; members free

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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A FREE Caregiver Playgroup for children ages 18 months through 3 years. Monday and Tuesday Mornings 9:15 - 10:30. Hearts & Hands Preschool & Parsippany Presbyterian Church.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hearts and Hands Preschool
1675 Rt. 46 East
Parsippany , NJ  07054
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Sponsor: Hearts and Hands Preschool
Telephone: 973-257-5550
Contact Name: Scott Walder
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NYC Butterfly presents a traveling butterfly exhibit at Paramus Park Mall. The butterfly house will contain approximately 200 live Monarch and other butterflies. Patrons will be given a nectar...

Cost: $4

Where:
Paramus Park Mall
700 Paramus Park
Paramus, NJ  07652
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Sponsor: NYC Butterfly
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May 2-10 during CMA general hours All ages Location: Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St. NYC 10014 Bring Mom to the Children's Museum of the Arts for some special Mother's Day...

Cost: $11 per person ages 1-65, Moms get in FREE on Mother's Day, May 10

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton St.
New York, NY  10014
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Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna DuBose
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The annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition began in 1989 to give artistically accomplished high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and to recognize art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation May 2—July 12, 2015 From the builders of some of America’s earliest railroads and farms to Civil Rights pioneers to digital technology...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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The award-winning ShowKids are going to rock the house May 2-9, 2015; FOOTLOOSE is being presented on Saturday, May 2nd at 7:30pm; Sunday, May 3rd at 2:00pm; Friday, May 8th at 7:30pm; and...

Cost: $20 or less

Where:
Voorhees High School
Route 513
Glen Gardner, NJ  08826
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Sponsor: Show Kids In Theater - SKIT
Telephone: 908-638-5959
Contact Name: Ellie Voorhees
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Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Hadrosaurus returns to New Jersey just in time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its designation by the State Legislature as the official dinosaur of New Jersey! As the world’s first nearly...

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
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Not simply a photographer in the studio, Lokuta worked closely with the sculptor, helping to cast models and serving as a model himself. He paused often to take photographs of Segal, the works in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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Learn to identify common spring wildflowers during a walk through the woods. Look closely to see pollinators hard at work and discover how animals and plants cooperate. Record what you see in a...

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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Grades 1 - 2. Ferns are an ancient family of plants that existed when dinosaur roamed the Earth. They adapted and evolved into more than 12,000 known living species growing in varied climates...

Cost: $10 per child.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.631.5004
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Students learn the art of drawing the fashion figure in this beginner 2D fashion design course. All you need is your love for fashion and lots of imagination! The class will learn the fundamentals...

Cost: $185

Where:
Lakeside Art Studio
6 Absecon Rd
Parsippany, NJ  07054
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Pre-Sale Wednesday, April 29, 4-8:30 pm (entry fee for this day only $25) Thursday, April 30, 9:30 am - 8:30 pm Friday, May 1 and Saturday, May 2, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm Sunday, May 3, 1:30-4:30 pm...

Cost: free

Where:
SCLSNJ Bridgewater Library branch
1 Vogt Drive
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Marketing and PR Dept
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Learn to identify common spring wildflowers during a walk through the woods. Look closely to see pollinators hard at work and discover how animals and plants cooperate. Record what you see in a...

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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It’s official and has been re-scheduled, drop by and see your jazz shadows. Herb Gardner’s Ground Hog Day in May will get together once again hopefully avoiding any and all snow cancellations....

Cost: $15 Per person in advance, $18 Per person at the door

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3706
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Learn to identify common spring wildflowers during a walk through the woods. Look closely to see pollinators hard at work and discover how animals and plants cooperate. Record what you see in a...

Cost: $5/child

Where:
Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center
247 Southern Blvd.
Chatham, NJ
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Telephone: 973-635-6629
Website »

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Learn to identify common spring wildflowers during a walk through the woods. Look closely to see pollinators hard at work and discover how animals and plants cooperate. Record what you see in a...

Cost: $5/child

Where:
Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center
247 Southern Blvd.
Chatham, NJ
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Telephone: 973-635-6629
Website »

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Learn to identify common spring wildflowers during a walk through the woods. Look closely to see pollinators hard at work and discover how animals and plants cooperate. Record what you see in a...

Cost: $5/child

Where:
Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center
247 Southern Blvd.
Chatham, NJ
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Telephone: 973-635-6629
Website »

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Learn to identify common spring wildflowers during a walk through the woods. Look closely to see pollinators hard at work and discover how animals and plants cooperate. Record what you see in a...

Cost: $5/child

Where:
Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center
247 Southern Blvd.
Chatham, NJ
View map »


Telephone: 973-635-6629
Website »

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Learn to identify common spring wildflowers during a walk through the woods. Look closely to see pollinators hard at work and discover how animals and plants cooperate. Record what you see in a...

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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Topics will include: Classical music highlighting Flight of the Bumblebee with stories about bugs on 5/4; Guitar music, Picasso collage guitars and stories from Spain on 5/11; and Jazz music,...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ Somerville Library branch
35 West End Avenue
Somerville, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Pressroom
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Ernest Shackleton Loves Me A new, epic musical by the writer of Clever Little Lies, Memphis and The Toxic Avenger. A sleepdeprived single mom and video game music composer is contacted across...

Cost: $41-68

Where:
George Street Playhouse
9 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 732-246-7717
Contact Name: George Street Playhouse Box Office
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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
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This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form. Related Program Indian Art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form.

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/seniors, students, and children, and FREE for

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Learn about the history of the United States Picatinny Arsenal and the role it has played in New Jersey since 1800. Picatinny Arsenal is the Joint Center of Excellence for Armaments and Munitions,...

Cost: Museum admission is free for members, $10/adults, $7/seniors, students and child

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Website »

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See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Find amusement rides, children's games, 4-H animals, magic shows, entertainment, agricultural displays, and more old-fashioned fun at this county fair.

Where:
Robert J. Miller Air Park
Route 530
Berkeley, NJ
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Telephone: 732-914-9466
Website »

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The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) presents Beyond Function, an exhibition of ceramic work by artists whose work references utilitarian traditions while expressing entirely new formal purposes....

Cost: FREE!

Where:
Paul Robeson Center for the Arts
102 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: Ellen Malavsky
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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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Calling all canine compadres for another can't miss event! On Tuesday, May 5th let your pup celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Morris Animal Inn! Cost is $59.95 and our guests will head South of the Border...

Cost: $59.95

Where:
Morris Animal Inn
120 Sand Spring Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Animal Inn
Telephone: 973-539-0377
Contact Name: Colleen Ryan
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Make a discovery about flowers during the month of May at Reeves-Reed Arboretum. Drop in on Saturdays during May anytime from 9am - 1pm. Borrow a backpack loaded with everything needed for an...

Cost: $5/child; members free

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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A FREE Caregiver Playgroup for children ages 18 months through 3 years. Monday and Tuesday Mornings 9:15 - 10:30. Hearts & Hands Preschool & Parsippany Presbyterian Church.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hearts and Hands Preschool
1675 Rt. 46 East
Parsippany , NJ  07054
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Sponsor: Hearts and Hands Preschool
Telephone: 973-257-5550
Contact Name: Scott Walder
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Vegetables – Tuesday, May 5 - 9:30 am & 11:00 am - Read & Pick is an innovative program that combines a hands-on activity with your young child and listening to a story highlighting the fruit...

Cost: $7

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Terhune Orchards
Telephone: 609-924-2310
Contact Name: Farm Store
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Put your baby in a backpack and explore one of many wonderful Morris County area trails.

Cost: $2/adult

Where:
Throughout Morris County
, NJ


Telephone: 973-635-6629
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Opening Aug. 30th to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Martha, the very last passenger pigeon. The exhibit explores the extinction passenger pigeons, a species that numbered in the...

Cost: Suggested admission $5 for adults

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton , NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
Website »

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Discover the amazing world of trees with a story read aloud and a guided walk.

Cost: $5/child

Where:
Mars Court and Boonton Avenue
Montville, NJ


Telephone: 973-334-3130
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Explore the trails and discover which animals use trees to survive. Enjoy a tree-themed craft afterwards.

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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May 2-10 during CMA general hours All ages Location: Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St. NYC 10014 Bring Mom to the Children's Museum of the Arts for some special Mother's Day...

Cost: $11 per person ages 1-65, Moms get in FREE on Mother's Day, May 10

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton St.
New York, NY  10014
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Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna DuBose
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Express Yourself Studios offers a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning workshop 10am-12pm (on the hour)for toddlers. Children ages 2-5 are invited to play with paint, pinch...

Cost: $20/child per session

Where:
Express Yourself Studios
1877 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Express Yourself Studios
Telephone: 973-763-5256
Contact Name: Simone
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NYC Butterfly presents a traveling butterfly exhibit at Paramus Park Mall. The butterfly house will contain approximately 200 live Monarch and other butterflies. Patrons will be given a nectar...

Cost: $4

Where:
Paramus Park Mall
700 Paramus Park
Paramus, NJ  07652
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Sponsor: NYC Butterfly
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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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


Website »

More information

The annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition began in 1989 to give artistically accomplished high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and to recognize art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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


Website »

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Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation May 2—July 12, 2015 From the builders of some of America’s earliest railroads and farms to Civil Rights pioneers to digital technology...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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


Website »

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Learn about the history of the United States Picatinny Arsenal and the role it has played in New Jersey since 1800. Picatinny Arsenal is the Joint Center of Excellence for Armaments and Munitions,...

Cost: Museum admission is free for members, $10/adults, $7/seniors, students and child

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


Telephone: 973-971-3700
Website »

More information

See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

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


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

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Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

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


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

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This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form. Related Program Indian Art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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


Website »

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

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

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


Website »

More information

The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) presents Beyond Function, an exhibition of ceramic work by artists whose work references utilitarian traditions while expressing entirely new formal purposes....

Cost: FREE!

Where:
Paul Robeson Center for the Arts
102 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
View map »


Sponsor: Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: Ellen Malavsky
Website »

More information

Not simply a photographer in the studio, Lokuta worked closely with the sculptor, helping to cast models and serving as a model himself. He paused often to take photographs of Segal, the works in...

Cost: Free

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


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

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

Cost: Free with admission

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

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Growing in the Garden is a year-round hands-on art program meeting twice a month at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum. Each program includes a story, walk in the garden, and an art project....

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

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-538-240416
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
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The award-winning ShowKids are going to rock the house May 2-9, 2015; FOOTLOOSE is being presented on Saturday, May 2nd at 7:30pm; Sunday, May 3rd at 2:00pm; Friday, May 8th at 7:30pm; and...

Cost: $20 or less

Where:
Voorhees High School
Route 513
Glen Gardner, NJ  08826
View map »


Sponsor: Show Kids In Theater - SKIT
Telephone: 908-638-5959
Contact Name: Ellie Voorhees
Website »

More information

This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form.

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/seniors, students, and children, and FREE for

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


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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The SKREAM is a free after school program for children 7-12 that focuses on homework help, games, snacks and creating a safe and fun place for kids to be after school. This semester we are...

Cost: FREE

Where:
First Reformed Church of South River
40 thomas st.
South River, NJ  08882
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Sponsor: Community Development Corporation of New Brunswick Classis
Telephone: 951-532-5105
Contact Name: Michael Ozaki
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Soon-To-Be-Moms, don't miss our newest Partnership with Parents series: PRENATAL YOGA! Join certified instructor Amy Dempsey from KIN yoga and FAMILY wellness for this 100% FREE series every...

Cost: 100% FREE

Where:
The Orchard Academy at Camp Harmony
206 Mount Horeb Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: The Orchard Academy at Camp Harmony
Telephone: 732-469-9444
Contact Name: Joshua Greenbaum
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Learn how to make your own drum using items you can find around your house. For more information, visit: http://sclsnj.org/s/nplmusic

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ North Plainfield Memorial Library branch
6 Rockview Avenue
North Plainfield, NJ  07060
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Pressroom
Website »

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

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


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

More information

Growing in the Garden is a year-round hands-on art program meeting twice a month at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum. Each program includes a story, walk in the garden, and an art project....

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

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »


Telephone: 973-538-240416
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
Website »

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“Growing in the Garden” is a year-round hands-on art program for pre-schoolers and their caregivers, meeting twice a month at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum (MHHM). Each program includes a...

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

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Karen Hollywood
Telephone: 973-538-2404 ext. 16
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
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Students learn the art of drawing the fashion figure in this beginner 2D fashion design course. All you need is your love for fashion and lots of imagination! The class will learn the fundamentals...

Cost: $185

Where:
Lakeside Art Studio
6 Absecon Rd
Parsippany, NJ  07054
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Heartsaver® CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult (child and infant optional). This course...

Cost: 55

Where:
SAFETY NJ
33 WEST STREET
SUITE 101
BLOOMFIELD, NJ  07003
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Sponsor: SAFETY NJ
Telephone: 973-320-3200
Contact Name: SCOTT LARSON
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Find amusement rides, children's games, 4-H animals, magic shows, entertainment, agricultural displays, and more old-fashioned fun at this county fair.

Where:
Robert J. Miller Air Park
Route 530
Berkeley, NJ
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Telephone: 732-914-9466
Website »

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Heartsaver® CPR AED is a classroom, video-based, instructor-led course that teaches adult CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult (child and infant optional). This course...

Cost: 55

Where:
SAFETY NJ
33 WEST STREET
SUITE 101
BLOOMFIELD, NJ  07003
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Sponsor: SAFETY NJ
Telephone: 973-320-3200
Contact Name: SCOTT LARSON
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Ernest Shackleton Loves Me A new, epic musical by the writer of Clever Little Lies, Memphis and The Toxic Avenger. A sleepdeprived single mom and video game music composer is contacted across...

Cost: $41-68

Where:
George Street Playhouse
9 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
View map »


Telephone: 732-246-7717
Contact Name: George Street Playhouse Box Office
Website »

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Make a discovery about flowers during the month of May at Reeves-Reed Arboretum. Drop in on Saturdays during May anytime from 9am - 1pm. Borrow a backpack loaded with everything needed for an...

Cost: $5/child; members free

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

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


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

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Opening Aug. 30th to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Martha, the very last passenger pigeon. The exhibit explores the extinction passenger pigeons, a species that numbered in the...

Cost: Suggested admission $5 for adults

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton , NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
Website »

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NYC Butterfly presents a traveling butterfly exhibit at Paramus Park Mall. The butterfly house will contain approximately 200 live Monarch and other butterflies. Patrons will be given a nectar...

Cost: $4

Where:
Paramus Park Mall
700 Paramus Park
Paramus, NJ  07652
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Sponsor: NYC Butterfly
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Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation May 2—July 12, 2015 From the builders of some of America’s earliest railroads and farms to Civil Rights pioneers to digital technology...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Website »

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This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form. Related Program Indian Art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Website »

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This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form.

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/seniors, students, and children, and FREE for

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Babies 4 months to 10 months. Come to a bugs class at The Little Gym Of Roxbury!

Cost: Free First Time Guests!

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
Contact Name: Danielle
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The annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition began in 1989 to give artistically accomplished high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and to recognize art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Website »

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Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Website »

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

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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The award-winning ShowKids are going to rock the house May 2-9, 2015; FOOTLOOSE is being presented on Saturday, May 2nd at 7:30pm; Sunday, May 3rd at 2:00pm; Friday, May 8th at 7:30pm; and...

Cost: $20 or less

Where:
Voorhees High School
Route 513
Glen Gardner, NJ  08826
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Sponsor: Show Kids In Theater - SKIT
Telephone: 908-638-5959
Contact Name: Ellie Voorhees
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Express Yourself Studios offers a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning workshop 10am-12pm (on the hour)for toddlers. Children ages 2-5 are invited to play with paint, pinch...

Cost: $20/child per session

Where:
Express Yourself Studios
1877 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Express Yourself Studios
Telephone: 973-763-5256
Contact Name: Simone
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The Zimmerli’s signature evening program Art After Hours now takes place on the first Tuesday of the month, inviting visitors to engage with art in new ways. Join a curator-led exhibition...

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
Contact Name: Theresa Watson
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May 2-10 during CMA general hours All ages Location: Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St. NYC 10014 Bring Mom to the Children's Museum of the Arts for some special Mother's Day...

Cost: $11 per person ages 1-65, Moms get in FREE on Mother's Day, May 10

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton St.
New York, NY  10014
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Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna DuBose
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Learn about the history of the United States Picatinny Arsenal and the role it has played in New Jersey since 1800. Picatinny Arsenal is the Joint Center of Excellence for Armaments and Munitions,...

Cost: Museum admission is free for members, $10/adults, $7/seniors, students and child

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

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See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


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

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Not simply a photographer in the studio, Lokuta worked closely with the sculptor, helping to cast models and serving as a model himself. He paused often to take photographs of Segal, the works in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
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The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) presents Beyond Function, an exhibition of ceramic work by artists whose work references utilitarian traditions while expressing entirely new formal purposes....

Cost: FREE!

Where:
Paul Robeson Center for the Arts
102 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: Ellen Malavsky
Website »

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Students learn the art of drawing the fashion figure in this beginner 2D fashion design course. All you need is your love for fashion and lots of imagination! The class will learn the fundamentals...

Cost: $185

Where:
Lakeside Art Studio
6 Absecon Rd
Parsippany, NJ  07054
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Plant a strawberry jar filled with choice culinary herbs at this popular hands-on workshop led by Lesley Parness, Superintendent of Horticultural Education. These classic terra cotta containers...

Cost: $40

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Find amusement rides, children's games, 4-H animals, magic shows, entertainment, agricultural displays, and more old-fashioned fun at this county fair.

Where:
Robert J. Miller Air Park
Route 530
Berkeley, NJ
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Telephone: 732-914-9466
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Meet with other music lovers and aficionados to discuss current music trends and news, recent and future releases, recommendations, and anything and everything else music related. Light...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ Peapack & Gladstone Library branch
Municipal Complex on School Road
Peapack, NJ  07977
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Pressroom
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Ernest Shackleton Loves Me A new, epic musical by the writer of Clever Little Lies, Memphis and The Toxic Avenger. A sleepdeprived single mom and video game music composer is contacted across...

Cost: $41-68

Where:
George Street Playhouse
9 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
View map »


Telephone: 732-246-7717
Contact Name: George Street Playhouse Box Office
Website »

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Opening Aug. 30th to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Martha, the very last passenger pigeon. The exhibit explores the extinction passenger pigeons, a species that numbered in the...

Cost: Suggested admission $5 for adults

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


Telephone: 609-292-6464
Website »

More information

Make a discovery about flowers during the month of May at Reeves-Reed Arboretum. Drop in on Saturdays during May anytime from 9am - 1pm. Borrow a backpack loaded with everything needed for an...

Cost: $5/child; members free

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

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


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

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May 2-10 during CMA general hours All ages Location: Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St. NYC 10014 Bring Mom to the Children's Museum of the Arts for some special Mother's Day...

Cost: $11 per person ages 1-65, Moms get in FREE on Mother's Day, May 10

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


Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna DuBose
Website »

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

Cost: $20/child per session

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


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

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NYC Butterfly presents a traveling butterfly exhibit at Paramus Park Mall. The butterfly house will contain approximately 200 live Monarch and other butterflies. Patrons will be given a nectar...

Cost: $4

Where:
Paramus Park Mall
700 Paramus Park
Paramus, NJ  07652
View map »


Sponsor: NYC Butterfly
Website »

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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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


Website »

More information

See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

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


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

More information

This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form. Related Program Indian Art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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


Website »

More information

Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation May 2—July 12, 2015 From the builders of some of America’s earliest railroads and farms to Civil Rights pioneers to digital technology...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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


Website »

More information

This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form.

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/seniors, students, and children, and FREE for

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


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

More information

Learn about the history of the United States Picatinny Arsenal and the role it has played in New Jersey since 1800. Picatinny Arsenal is the Joint Center of Excellence for Armaments and Munitions,...

Cost: Museum admission is free for members, $10/adults, $7/seniors, students and child

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


Telephone: 973-971-3700
Website »

More information

Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

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


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

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The award-winning ShowKids are going to rock the house May 2-9, 2015; FOOTLOOSE is being presented on Saturday, May 2nd at 7:30pm; Sunday, May 3rd at 2:00pm; Friday, May 8th at 7:30pm; and...

Cost: $20 or less

Where:
Voorhees High School
Route 513
Glen Gardner, NJ  08826
View map »


Sponsor: Show Kids In Theater - SKIT
Telephone: 908-638-5959
Contact Name: Ellie Voorhees
Website »

More information

The annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition began in 1989 to give artistically accomplished high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and to recognize art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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


Website »

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Thursday, May 7, 11am – 2pm GFS commissioned Washington, DC-based artist Jae Ko to create Force of Nature, 白 Shiro. The featured work in Selections, it is her most ambitious piece to date and...

Cost: $50 Members; $60 Non-members. Price includes lunch and one glass of wine sponsor

Where:
Grounds For Sculpture
80 Sculptor's Way
Hamilton, NJ  08619
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Hadrosaurus returns to New Jersey just in time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its designation by the State Legislature as the official dinosaur of New Jersey! As the world’s first nearly...

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

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


Website »

More information

Not simply a photographer in the studio, Lokuta worked closely with the sculptor, helping to cast models and serving as a model himself. He paused often to take photographs of Segal, the works in...

Cost: Free

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


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

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As a special treat at NJ Intergenerational Orchestra's End of Year Party, conductor, educator and public television personality Maestro George Marriner Maull will be the guest speaker and will...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey Youth Symphony Music Center
570 Central Avenue
New Providence, NJ  07974
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Sponsor: New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra
Telephone: 908-603-7691
Contact Name: Mary Beth Sweet
Website »

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

Cost: Free with admission

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


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

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Take a guided tour to meet the creatures of the night. Bring a flashlight for the full effect!

Cost: $7/person

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ
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Telephone: 973-731-5800, ext. 221
Website »

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The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) presents Beyond Function, an exhibition of ceramic work by artists whose work references utilitarian traditions while expressing entirely new formal purposes....

Cost: FREE!

Where:
Paul Robeson Center for the Arts
102 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
View map »


Sponsor: Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: Ellen Malavsky
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


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

More information

Students learn the art of drawing the fashion figure in this beginner 2D fashion design course. All you need is your love for fashion and lots of imagination! The class will learn the fundamentals...

Cost: $185

Where:
Lakeside Art Studio
6 Absecon Rd
Parsippany, NJ  07054
View map »

More information

Attend one of the most talked about events in Downtown Millburn! Girls Night Out is always a wonderful time to shop, dine and be fully entertained by all that Millburn has to offer. Don't miss...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Downtown Millburn
375 Millburn Avenue
Millburn , NJ  07041
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Every Thursday night college students enjoy discounted pricing with a valid student ID! $9.00 day passes, $3.00 shoe rental, $3.00 harness rental (or $5.00 combo rental), and $5.00 belay lessons...

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

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

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Share your thoughts on the month’s great read, hear others’ opinions and open your mind. Offer suggestions for further reading. Call 201-833-3336 to register.

Cost: Free

Where:
Holy Name Medical Center
Teaneck, NJ  07666


Sponsor: Holy Name Medical Center
Telephone: 201-833-3336
Contact Name: Nina-Marie Alvarez
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Many colorful songbirds are migrating through New Jersey at this time of year, and Pyramid Mountain is a wonderful place to spot them. Bring binoculars or borrow a pair of ours.

Cost: $1/person

Where:
Mars Court and Boonton Avenue
Montville, NJ


Telephone: 973-334-3130
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Art & Soul Galleries offers a BYOB painting class every Thursday and Friday evening from 7-9PM. All materials are included. Just bring your friends and your favorite drink and enjoy a relaxing...

Cost: $22

Where:
Art & Soul Galleries
128 Chestnut Street
Roselle Park, NJ  07204
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Sponsor: Art & Soul Galleries
Telephone: 908-245-5900
Contact Name: Megan Connelly
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The Dark Star Orchestra (DSO) recreates historic Grateful Dead concerts with compelling accuracy. The group has their craft so well-refined that even members of the Dead themselves, bassist Phil...

Cost: $30-$45

Where:
State Theatre
15 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ
View map »

More information

Find amusement rides, children's games, 4-H animals, magic shows, entertainment, agricultural displays, and more old-fashioned fun at this county fair.

Where:
Robert J. Miller Air Park
Route 530
Berkeley, NJ
View map »


Telephone: 732-914-9466
Website »

More information

Ernest Shackleton Loves Me A new, epic musical by the writer of Clever Little Lies, Memphis and The Toxic Avenger. A sleepdeprived single mom and video game music composer is contacted across...

Cost: $41-68

Where:
George Street Playhouse
9 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
View map »


Telephone: 732-246-7717
Contact Name: George Street Playhouse Box Office
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

The Gardeners of Wagner Farm Arboretum are having a wonderful two-day sale this year. We offer a huge selection of annuals, organically-grown tomato, pepper & other vegetable plants, an...

Cost: 0

Where:
Union Village United Methodist Church
1130 Mountain Avenue
Berkeley Heights, NJ  07922
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Sponsor: The Gardeners of Wagner Farm Arboretum
Website »

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Opening Aug. 30th to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Martha, the very last passenger pigeon. The exhibit explores the extinction passenger pigeons, a species that numbered in the...

Cost: Suggested admission $5 for adults

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


Telephone: 609-292-6464
Website »

More information

Make a discovery about flowers during the month of May at Reeves-Reed Arboretum. Drop in on Saturdays during May anytime from 9am - 1pm. Borrow a backpack loaded with everything needed for an...

Cost: $5/child; members free

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
View map »

More information

NYC Butterfly presents a traveling butterfly exhibit at Paramus Park Mall. The butterfly house will contain approximately 200 live Monarch and other butterflies. Patrons will be given a nectar...

Cost: $4

Where:
Paramus Park Mall
700 Paramus Park
Paramus, NJ  07652
View map »


Sponsor: NYC Butterfly
Website »

More information

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

Cost: $20/child per session

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


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

More information

May 2-10 during CMA general hours All ages Location: Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St. NYC 10014 Bring Mom to the Children's Museum of the Arts for some special Mother's Day...

Cost: $11 per person ages 1-65, Moms get in FREE on Mother's Day, May 10

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


Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna DuBose
Website »

More information

Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation May 2—July 12, 2015 From the builders of some of America’s earliest railroads and farms to Civil Rights pioneers to digital technology...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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


Website »

More information

Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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The annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition began in 1989 to give artistically accomplished high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and to recognize art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Friday, May 8, 2015 Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties, a Family Support Organization, is proud to present Youth Partnership’s Walk-a-Thon 2015, Walking for Children’s...

Cost: 0

Where:
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860


Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Rachel Helt
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Learn about the history of the United States Picatinny Arsenal and the role it has played in New Jersey since 1800. Picatinny Arsenal is the Joint Center of Excellence for Armaments and Munitions,...

Cost: Museum admission is free for members, $10/adults, $7/seniors, students and child

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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Bright pictures, lively stories, and learning about animals and nature – come hear an animated telling of a favorite children’s book, followed by meeting a live animal or making a simple craft....

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

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Persanti
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The award-winning ShowKids are going to rock the house May 2-9, 2015; FOOTLOOSE is being presented on Saturday, May 2nd at 7:30pm; Sunday, May 3rd at 2:00pm; Friday, May 8th at 7:30pm; and...

Cost: $20 or less

Where:
Voorhees High School
Route 513
Glen Gardner, NJ  08826
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Sponsor: Show Kids In Theater - SKIT
Telephone: 908-638-5959
Contact Name: Ellie Voorhees
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This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form. Related Program Indian Art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form.

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/seniors, students, and children, and FREE for

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Sahara Sam’s has teamed up with the Berlin Township Police Department! This event includes discount admission for you and will support our local Police Department with a portion of the ticket...

Cost: 24.95

Where:
Sahara Sam's Oasis
535 N. Route 73
West Berlin, NJ  08091
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Sponsor: Sahara Sam's Oasis
Telephone: 856-767-7580
Contact Name: Sharon Rushen
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See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Looking for something fresh and 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...

Cost: $7 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: 97.326.7651
Contact Name: Mennen Sports Arena
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Hadrosaurus returns to New Jersey just in time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its designation by the State Legislature as the official dinosaur of New Jersey! As the world’s first nearly...

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) presents Beyond Function, an exhibition of ceramic work by artists whose work references utilitarian traditions while expressing entirely new formal purposes....

Cost: FREE!

Where:
Paul Robeson Center for the Arts
102 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: Ellen Malavsky
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Teens are invited to enjoy a responsible and safe way to have a night out with their friends. The night will be filled with unlimited games, rides, lights, rotating DJs, and giveaways.

Cost: $17.95-24.95

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schank Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Telephone: 732-577-8200
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Find amusement rides, children's games, 4-H animals, magic shows, entertainment, agricultural displays, and more old-fashioned fun at this county fair.

Where:
Robert J. Miller Air Park
Route 530
Berkeley, NJ
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Telephone: 732-914-9466
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Not simply a photographer in the studio, Lokuta worked closely with the sculptor, helping to cast models and serving as a model himself. He paused often to take photographs of Segal, the works in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
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The exhibition features more than 40 of Parker’s original drawings for the books “Bugs” (1987) and “Frogs, Toads, Lizards, and Salamanders” (1990). Flying, jumping, crawling animals...

Cost: Free-$6

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 848-932-7237
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On Friday, May 8th Macculloch Hall Historical Museum will be participating in National Public Gardens Day. First celebrated in 2010 National Public Gardens Day was established by the nonprofit...

Cost: Free

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-538-240416
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
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Students learn the art of drawing the fashion figure in this beginner 2D fashion design course. All you need is your love for fashion and lots of imagination! The class will learn the fundamentals...

Cost: $185

Where:
Lakeside Art Studio
6 Absecon Rd
Parsippany, NJ  07054
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Stop by from 5-8pm and see some spectacular vehicles from days gone by or show off one of your own! Historic Smithville has over 60 shoppes, 7 eateries, lodging at the Colonial Inn, train,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
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Enjoy a well-deserved break from the rigors of 24/7 parenthood with our Kid's Night Out program. While you recharge with some precious "me" time, we'll keep your kids active and entertained with a...

Cost: memeber$20, nonmember $25

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

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Kids Climbing Club (6-14 years old) is a great way to introduce children to new experiences and have a ton of fun with the help of our experienced, friendly staff. Rock climbing is a total mind...

Cost: $15.00 per child, preregistration requested

Where:
Elite Climbing
67 Old Kings Highway
Maple Shade, NJ  08052
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Telephone: 856-273-1370
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Art & Soul Galleries offers a BYOB painting class every Thursday and Friday evening from 7-9PM. All materials are included. Just bring your friends and your favorite drink and enjoy a relaxing...

Cost: $22

Where:
Art & Soul Galleries
128 Chestnut Street
Roselle Park, NJ  07204
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Sponsor: Art & Soul Galleries
Telephone: 908-245-5900
Contact Name: Megan Connelly
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One of the many activities sponsored by The Folk Project. Held virtually every Friday evening, except around Christmas and when we're at Weekend Getaway. Second Friday is usually Open Stage....

Cost: Adults $9; 12 and under free

Where:
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship
21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-335-9489
Contact Name: Mike Agranoff, Minstrel Chairman
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Ernest Shackleton Loves Me A new, epic musical by the writer of Clever Little Lies, Memphis and The Toxic Avenger. A sleepdeprived single mom and video game music composer is contacted across...

Cost: $41-68

Where:
George Street Playhouse
9 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 732-246-7717
Contact Name: George Street Playhouse Box Office
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Come support Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education Center on May 2nd, 3rd, 9th, or 10th during our annual plant sale. Our wholesale nursery will be open to the public with a wide assortment of...

Cost: prices vary depending variety of plant

Where:
Fernbrook Farms
142 Bordentown-Georgetown Rd (Route 545)
Chesterfield, NJ  08515
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Sponsor: Fernbrook Farms Environmental Education Center
Telephone: 609-298-4028
Contact Name: Allison Kohler
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Whitewater raft the action packed Lehigh River Gorge and experience the best whitewater in the tri-state area! Surrounded by state park protected woodlands and mountains, you will enjoy 12 miles...

Cost: $65.99 per person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Telephone: 1-800-944-8392
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Make a discovery at the Arboretum and enjoy a unique family experience. Saturdays, drop in between 9am and 1pm, (no registration required) for an interactive exploration of nature. Each week...

Cost: Members free; non-members $5/child

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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The Gardeners of Wagner Farm Arboretum are having a wonderful two-day sale this year. We offer a huge selection of annuals, organically-grown tomato, pepper & other vegetable plants, an...

Cost: 0

Where:
Union Village United Methodist Church
1130 Mountain Avenue
Berkeley Heights, NJ  07922
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Sponsor: The Gardeners of Wagner Farm Arboretum
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature photo scavenger hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. Theme and prizes change monthly....

Cost: $10/family

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Ave.
Morris Township, NJ  07962
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Telephone: 973-326-7603
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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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Opening Aug. 30th to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Martha, the very last passenger pigeon. The exhibit explores the extinction passenger pigeons, a species that numbered in the...

Cost: Suggested admission $5 for adults

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton , NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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Treat Mom to a lovely garden party on Mother's Day weekend at The New York Botanical Garden. There are plenty of fun things for families to do together to celebrate her special day....

Cost: $30/adult, $27/student & senior, $15 child, free/under 2 yrs. & for members.

Where:
The New York Botanical Garden
2900 Southern Boulevard
Bronx, NY  10458-5126
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Sponsor: The New York Botanical Garden
Telephone: 718.817.8700
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Are you a honeybee enthusiast or just curious about this amazing occupation? Starting your first hive is easier than you think and Alstede is here to help. Come to our Beekeeping Seminar to learn...

Cost: The cost is $60 per person in advance, $65 at the door.

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Corner 84 County Rt. 513 S. (Old Route 24)
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Make a discovery about flowers during the month of May at Reeves-Reed Arboretum. Drop in on Saturdays during May anytime from 9am - 1pm. Borrow a backpack loaded with everything needed for an...

Cost: $5/child; members free

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Bring the whole family to the 35th annual Super Science Saturday for some brain-expanding fun! Enjoy a full day of free performances, workshops, robotics, live animals, astronomy, fossils,...

Cost: Free; $5 Planetarium shows

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W. State Street
Trenton, NJ
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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(For children ages 8 - 12.) Design a house and build a model utilizing what we know about the sun's journey across the sky, through the day and through the seasons. How would you design a building...

Cost: $15M/$20NM

Where:
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Telephone: (609) 737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
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Want to create your own 3D printed sculpture? Now you can! In this unique 2-part Studio Workshop, you’ll experiment with 3D-modeling and printing technologies. Using the layered paper assemblages...

Cost: $155 Members; $170 non-Members.

Where:
Grounds For Sculpture
80 Sculptor's Way
Hamilton, NJ  08619
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Telephone: 609-586-0616

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This Mother’s Day weekend, waddle on down to the Camden Waterfront and treat mom to a day of feathered fun at Adventure Aquarium. Guests will not only have the opportunity to watch 20+ cute,...

Cost: Free with general admission; $25.95 for adults and $18.95 for children ages 2-12

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Sponsor: Adventure Aquarium
Telephone: 856-365-3300
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May 2-10 during CMA general hours All ages Location: Children's Museum of the Arts, 103 Charlton St. NYC 10014 Bring Mom to the Children's Museum of the Arts for some special Mother's Day...

Cost: $11 per person ages 1-65, Moms get in FREE on Mother's Day, May 10

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton St.
New York, NY  10014
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Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna DuBose
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The Town of Secaucus is having our 5th Annual Green Festival to be held on May 9th, from 10:00 - 4:00 at Secaucus Xchange. We will have environmental craft type activities for children, live music,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Secaucus Xchange
5000 Riverside Station Blvd
Secaucus, NJ  07094
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Sponsor: Town of Secaucus
Telephone: 201 864-7336
Contact Name: Amanda Nesheiwat
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Express Yourself Studios offers a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday morning workshop 10am-12pm (on the hour)for toddlers. Children ages 2-5 are invited to play with paint, pinch...

Cost: $20/child per session

Where:
Express Yourself Studios
1877 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Express Yourself Studios
Telephone: 973-763-5256
Contact Name: Simone
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Before you start the bending, the reaching, the digging and the stretching, learn how to move. Gardening can relieve stress and promote wellness, but not if you are hurting yourself by moving...

Cost: $12

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Meet the lambs, and watch hand-shearing of the sheep. See how fleece is processed and made into garments. Hands-on activities include weaving and spinning. Make crafts to take home.

Cost: $3/adult, $1/child 4–16 yrs., free/under 4 yrs.

Where:
Cooper Gristmill
66 Route 513
Chester, NJ
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Telephone: 908-879-5463
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NYC Butterfly presents a traveling butterfly exhibit at Paramus Park Mall. The butterfly house will contain approximately 200 live Monarch and other butterflies. Patrons will be given a nectar...

Cost: $4

Where:
Paramus Park Mall
700 Paramus Park
Paramus, NJ  07652
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Sponsor: NYC Butterfly
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Train enthusiasts will enjoy the train display, craft and entertainment. And as always rides on the Turtle Back Zoo Train are free with admission.

Cost: $13/adult, $9/child, free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ
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Telephone: 973-731-5800
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Looking for something to do on a Saturday morning? Come to Van Vleck and visit our Education Center anytime between 10 am to 1:00 pm. An environmental educator will discuss various topics...

Cost: $5 per child ages 4 & up; $10 per family (2 or more children)

Where:
Van Vleck House & Gardens
21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Van Vleck House & Gardens
Telephone: 973-744-4752
Contact Name: Michelle Wiessner
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New Jersey is part of the Atlantic Flyway, a path birds take during migration. This year’s theme helps us to learn “Restore habitat, Restore birds.” Discover what makes birds...

Cost: $13/adult, $9/child, free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ
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Telephone: 973-731-5800
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Learn how to imbed the natural pigments found only in nature into fabric. Participants will look at the endless opportunities for personal expression and then venture outdoors for a short...

Cost: $50M/$60NM

Where:
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Telephone: 609-737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
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Cost: $7.95

Where:
VonThun Farms
505 Ridge Rd
Monmouth Junction, NJ  08852
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A rain-or-shine, community-wide celebration, featuring live music, healthy foods and imaginative activities for children, all on WSP's 20-acre campus minutes from downtown Princeton. Marketplace...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Waldorf School of Princeton
1062 Cherry Hill Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Waldorf School of Princeton
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It’s a bird; it’s a plane; it’s a whole month of flying phenomenon. Leave on your jet plane and go up, up and away for paper airplane contests, rocket science, hot air balloon crafts and more.

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Rd
Cherry Hill, NJ  08003
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Participate in a guided art project. Create paintings inspired by famous artists (O’Keeffe, Van Gogh, Warhol, etc.) using a mix of mediums (acrylics, watercolor, and pastels) and other projects...

Cost: $20

Where:
Express Yourself Studios
1877 Springfield Ave.
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: Express Yourself Studios
Telephone: 973-763-5256
Contact Name: Simone
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This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form. Related Program Indian Art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form.

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/seniors, students, and children, and FREE for

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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The annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition began in 1989 to give artistically accomplished high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and to recognize art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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19th Annual Franklin Carr Memorial Iris Competition Saturday, May 9, 2015 Iris Competition Open to the Public from 11:00am – 5:00pm Friends Meeting House and Free to Attend 302 Farnsworth Ave.,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
302 Farnsworth Avenue
Bordentown City, NJ  08505
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Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation May 2—July 12, 2015 From the builders of some of America’s earliest railroads and farms to Civil Rights pioneers to digital technology...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Enjoy pony rides, moon bounces, wagon train rides, and much more at the farm 

Cost: $14.99/child.

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Chesterfield Drive
Chester, NJ
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Telephone: (908) 879-7189
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Stop by Kidzone Live—an interactive music fair where kids can try out instruments, play musical games, and preview the theme of the day—before the concert kicks off. The waltz...

Cost: $

Where:
Avery Fisher Hall
10 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY  10023
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Telephone: 212-875-5709
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May is National Preservation Month. Discover how Caroline Foster built ‘The Temple of Abiding Peace,’ and the importance of saving historic structures. Families can make a simple paper...

Cost: $6/adult, $4/child 4–16 yrs., $2/child 2–3 yrs., free/under 2 yrs.

Where:
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Road
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-326-7645
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Learn about the history of the United States Picatinny Arsenal and the role it has played in New Jersey since 1800. Picatinny Arsenal is the Joint Center of Excellence for Armaments and Munitions,...

Cost: Museum admission is free for members, $10/adults, $7/seniors, students and child

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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The award-winning ShowKids are going to rock the house May 2-9, 2015; FOOTLOOSE is being presented on Saturday, May 2nd at 7:30pm; Sunday, May 3rd at 2:00pm; Friday, May 8th at 7:30pm; and...

Cost: $20 or less

Where:
Voorhees High School
Route 513
Glen Gardner, NJ  08826
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Sponsor: Show Kids In Theater - SKIT
Telephone: 908-638-5959
Contact Name: Ellie Voorhees
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2nd Saturday of the month March 14 Arrive between 2:00 and 3:00 pm Families will receive a set of clues to solve nature riddles along Nature Center trails. Each family will need to work as a team...

Cost: Members $5, Family max. $20: Non-members $10, Family max. $30

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Avenue
Tenafly, NJ  07670
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Sponsor: Tenafly Nature Center
Telephone: 201-568-6093
Contact Name: Timothy Palla
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Centered on the exhibition Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation, the festival offers activities for everyone in the family. • Watch demonstrations on draping saris and henna...

Cost: FREE FOR MEMBERS / NON-MEMBERS: $7/CHILD, $10/ADULT

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Hadrosaurus returns to New Jersey just in time to celebrate the 25th anniversary of its designation by the State Legislature as the official dinosaur of New Jersey! As the world’s first nearly...

Cost: Suggested museum admission is $5 per adult

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
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On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
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Not simply a photographer in the studio, Lokuta worked closely with the sculptor, helping to cast models and serving as a model himself. He paused often to take photographs of Segal, the works in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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The Stickley Museum hosts its third annual Family Fun & Games program on Saturday, May 9, from 12:00-4:00 p.m. The day's activities are built around the theme "My Home." Children of all ages are...

Cost: FREE to Memebers at the Dual/Family level; Non-Members: $10 Children; $5 Adults

Where:
The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
2352 Route 10 West
Morris Plains, NJ  07950
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Sponsor: The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
Telephone: 973-540-0311
Contact Name: Kristen
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The exhibition features more than 40 of Parker’s original drawings for the books “Bugs” (1987) and “Frogs, Toads, Lizards, and Salamanders” (1990). Flying, jumping, crawling animals...

Cost: Free-$6

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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The Arts Council of Princeton (ACP) presents Beyond Function, an exhibition of ceramic work by artists whose work references utilitarian traditions while expressing entirely new formal purposes....

Cost: FREE!

Where:
Paul Robeson Center for the Arts
102 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: Ellen Malavsky
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“Hooray for May!” will bring together families from the local community for a fun and interactive day of making art. A variety of hands-on art activities for kids of all ages and parents alike...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Raod
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Saturday, May 9, 1:30PM Part of the Beyond Bollywood Family Festival Join world-class magical entertainer Shreeyash Palshikar for a show featuring the magical traditions and cultures of India. The...

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Where:
Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Since the 17th Century the Conductor has been an integral part of the orchestra, but what do they really do? Clarinetist, composer and music educator, Jessica Davy will introduce the structure of...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ Warren Township Library branch
42 Mountain Blvd.
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Pressroom
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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: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Create your own song by stepping on a large keyboard. For more information, visit: http://sclsnj.org/s/mvlmusic

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ Manville Library branch
100 South 10th Avenue
Manville, NJ  08835
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Pressroom
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Students learn the art of drawing the fashion figure in this beginner 2D fashion design course. All you need is your love for fashion and lots of imagination! The class will learn the fundamentals...

Cost: $185

Where:
Lakeside Art Studio
6 Absecon Rd
Parsippany, NJ  07054
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Features songs by a variety of artists including LMFAO, One Direction, and Black Eyed Peas.

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
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Discover rainbows of color on this guided tour throughout the scenic fields and forests on Poricy Park trails. These special wildflowers have many shapes, sizes and stories to share! Remember to...

Cost: $3 members; $6 non-members

Where:
Poricy Park
345 Oak Hill Road
Middletown, NJ  07748
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Sponsor: Poricy Park Conservancy
Telephone: 732-842-5966
Contact Name: Sharon Goodman
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As spring blooms outside, we will explore how artists and scientists study nature and bring the outside in. Saturdays at 1:00 & 3:00 pm Sundays at 2:00 pm

Cost: $12/adult, $7/child, free/under 2 yrs

Where:
Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ
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Telephone: 973-596-6550
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Game Night NJ is a monthly family board game event in New Jersey, bringing interactive face-to-face engagement back into your life. Unplug, peel your eyes from the smart phone, and roll some dice...

Cost: 10

Where:
Ethical Culture Society
516 Prospect Street
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Sponsor: GameNightNJ.com
Contact Name: Michael
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Featuring performances by Bridgemen Alumni (Bayonne, NJ), Caballeros Alumni (Hawthorne, NJ), Golden Knights (Newark, NJ), Caballeros (Hawthorne, NJ), Fusion Core (Morris County, NJ), and Saints...

Cost: $15-35

Where:
State Theatre
15 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ
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Discover what stars and constellations we can see in tonight's sky.

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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One of many activities sponsored by The Folk Project. Held the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Dance to caller and live band! Beginners' workshop at 7:30 pm. No partner necessary. This event...

Cost: Adults $10; students $5

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
Parish House
14 Hanover Road
East Hanover, NJ  07936
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-295-6864
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St. Luke’s Episcopal Church presents masterworks of Mozart and Vivaldi in a Spring Choral Concert. On Saturday May 9th at 8:00 pm, the semi-professional choir of St. Luke’s will perform...

Cost: free-will offering

Where:
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church
182 Main Street
Gladstone, NJ  07934
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Telephone: 908-234-0002
Contact Name: Vieva
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Find amusement rides, children's games, 4-H animals, magic shows, entertainment, agricultural displays, and more old-fashioned fun at this county fair.

Where:
Robert J. Miller Air Park
Route 530
Berkeley, NJ
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Telephone: 732-914-9466
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Ernest Shackleton Loves Me A new, epic musical by the writer of Clever Little Lies, Memphis and The Toxic Avenger. A sleepdeprived single mom and video game music composer is contacted across...

Cost: $41-68

Where:
George Street Playhouse
9 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 732-246-7717
Contact Name: George Street Playhouse Box Office
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All songs are from this classic album, including "Speak to Me/Breathe," "Money," and "Brain Damaged."

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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