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July 2015

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

Cost: Free with admission.

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

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Enjoy the beautiful photos taken by Mary Jasch, well-known area photographer, author, and editor. Her images of gardens capture the essence of artful design with a robust plant palette and depict...

Cost: FREE

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


Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
Website »

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

Cost: $10 per family.

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


Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

More information

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
Website »

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Meet in the lobby of the Haggerty Education Center for a tour of the grounds of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum. Learn the history, and enjoy the beauty of this exceptional horticultural site with a...

Cost: $3 per person

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
Website »

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

Cost: Free trial Class

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


Sponsor: Wompy's
Website »

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

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

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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You’ll begin the day with a hearty breakfast to charge you up for the day ahead. Following breakfast, your excursion will begin via Trek mountain bike as you cruise between the 1000 foot walls...

Cost: $99.99 per person

Where:
Pocono Biking
7 Hazard Square
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Telephone: 570-325-3654
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Legendary artist Peter Max returns to Stone Harbor over the fourth of July weekend, bringing with him a never-before-seen collection of his greatest and most-revered imagery spanning four decades....

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

Where:
Ocean Galleries
9618 Third Avenue
Stone Harbor, NJ  08247
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Sponsor: Ocean Galleries
Telephone: 609-368-7777
Contact Name: Kim Miller
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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
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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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 »

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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

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

Cost: Free with admission

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

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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 »

More information

The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

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


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

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Join Professional Floral Designer Marge Hulstrunk for a flower arranging demonstration in the Potting Shed. Marge uses flowers grown in the Cutting Garden at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and puts...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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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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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Travel back in time to 1776 and write your name on your own Declaration of Independence using quill pens and inkwells. Plus, have fun with all the other historical attractions for you and the kids.

Where:
Historic Walnford
62 Walnford Road
Upper Freehold, NJ
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Telephone: 609-259-6275
Website »

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State Fair Meadowlands is back this year with electrifying FREE entertainment, rides, and acres and acres of delicious food to delight fairgoers of all ages. This year’s acts include an the...

Cost: $8-$35

Where:
State Fair Meadowlands Fairgrounds
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
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Telephone: 973-450-1073
Website »

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Sponsor: RK Sports Promotions
Telephone: 732-422-9365
Contact Name: Rob Gomberg
Website »

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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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This July Macculloch Hall Historical Museum presents the popular Summer Concerts in the Garden Series on Sundays at 4pm. The beautiful historic gardens will be the backdrop for a superb line up of...

Cost: Tickets are $15; $10 for members, seniors, students. Free for children u

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum Garden
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 9735382404 ext 10
Contact Name: Karen Hollywood
Website »

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State Fair Meadowlands is back this year with electrifying FREE entertainment, rides, and acres and acres of delicious food to delight fairgoers of all ages. Families should be sure to check out...

Cost: Varies

Where:
State Fair Meadowlands Fairgrounds
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
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Telephone: 973-450-1073
Website »

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Fireworks will begin at dusk in the Veterans Memorial Park. Rain date July 6.

Cost: Free

Where:
Veterans Memorial Park
Hazlet, NJ


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Enjoy the open space at Iron Works Park before and after the fireworks launch at dusk.

Cost: Free

Where:
Iron Works Park
Mount Holly, NJ


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Get a glimpse of the fun wildlife at the Camden Aquarium, then finish off the end of the day with fireworks at dusk.

Cost: Free

Where:
Camden Aquarium
1 Aquarium Drive
Camden, NJ
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The night will be a great backdrop for some fireworks later on. Rain date is July 6; fireworks start at 9:45 p.m.

Cost: $5

Where:
County College of Morris
County College of Morris
Randolph, NJ
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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 »

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Unleash your child’s inner explorer with week-long programs about nature, science and athletics at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum in Short Hills. Program content includes weird science...

Cost: $350 per child per week

Where:
, NJ

More information

Wildwood's 4th of July weekend features a boardwalk run, a parade, concerts, craft shows, the Patriotic Pooch Parade, beach yoga and a fireworks extravaganza. Times vary.

Where:
Wildwood Beach and Boardwalk
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Website »

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How fun does a July 4th carnival sound? This one has all kinds of yummy fair food, rides, games--and fireworks, of course, at dusk. The event runs weekdays and on Sunday from 6–10 pm but goes...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ  07605
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Telephone: 201-592-5784
Website »

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

Cost: Free

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

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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 »

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Join the Lakewood BlueClaws in celebrating 4th of July weekend with America's national past time and the most spectacular fireworks show on the Shore after the games on July 4th and 5th! Perfect...

Cost: $8-$13

Where:
FirstEnergy Park
2 Stadium Way
Lakewood, NJ  08701
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Telephone: 732-901-7000
Contact Name: Greg Heroy
Website »

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

Enjoy the beautiful photos taken by Mary Jasch, well-known area photographer, author, and editor. Her images of gardens capture the essence of artful design with a robust plant palette and depict...

Cost: FREE

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


Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
Website »

More information

Join our farm family for the week and make memories that last a lifetime! For the last 9 years, we have opened our barn doors to children for the ultimate fun-on-the-farm experience. We have a...

Cost: $300-$425

Where:
Fulper Family Farmstead
281 Rocktown Lambertville Road
Lambertville , NJ  08530
View map »


Telephone: 609-651-5991
Website »

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Join HEROES Academy this Summer for Energy Quest! Energy is all around us every day -- it's even inside of us! Explore energy during this week of summer camp. SCIENCE: What are endothermic and...

Cost: 800

Where:
HEROES Academy
317 george st suite 210
new brunswick, NE  08901
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Sponsor: HEROES Academy
Telephone: 732-690-7991
Contact Name: Danielle Voit
Website »

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

More information

COUNT BASIE THEATRE’S 7 WEEK SUMMER SESSION OF CLASSES FOR AGES 4 to Adult The Performing Arts Academy at the Count Basie Theatre announces a 7 Week Summer Session full of week-long camps,...

Cost: Check the website for more info!

Where:
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Website »

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

Cost: $10 per family.

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


Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free with admission.

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

More information

SummerART July 6–August 28, 2015 9am – 5pm Join MAM to experience a summer full of art-making! SummerART is a comprehensive summer program in the Yard School of Art including camp for...

Cost: various

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

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

Cost: Free trial Class

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


Sponsor: Wompy's
Website »

More information

The original Children’s Art program in central Jersey is now in its 23rd year! Under the direction and instruction of Mrs. Monica Otero, Art Camp is a three-week program during the month of July...

Cost: $299/cycle (multi-cycle discounts available)

Where:
Watchung Arts Center
18 Stirling Road
Watchung, NJ  07069
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Telephone: (908) 753-0190
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
Website »

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Drop in for a Naturalist led tour of the NEW Kate Gorrie Butterfly House. Learn about the nectar and host plants we have selected to grow, the butterflies that inhabit the house and how you can...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Center
31 Titus Mill Rd.
Pennington, NJ  08534
View map »


Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Assoc.
Telephone: 609 737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
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

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. Related Program Indian Art...

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
View map »


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

More information

The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Free with admission

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

More information

This event is a great way to get out to enjoy Memorial Park. Fireworks start at 9 p.m.

Cost: Free

Where:
Memorial Park on Spring Valley Road
Memorial Park on Spring Valley Road
Maywood, NJ
View map »


Website »

More information

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

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

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 »

More information

Enjoy fun activities and delicious food at the Country Fair, then sit back and relax to watch the fireworks at dusk.

Cost: Free

Where:
Bucks Mill Road
Bucks Mill Road
Colts Neck, NJ
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

Unleash your child’s inner explorer with week-long programs about nature, science and athletics at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum in Short Hills. Program content includes weird science...

Cost: $350 per child per week

Where:
, NJ

More information

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

Cost: Free First Time Guests!

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


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

More information

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

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

Cost: Free with admission

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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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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Enjoy the beautiful photos taken by Mary Jasch, well-known area photographer, author, and editor. Her images of gardens capture the essence of artful design with a robust plant palette and depict...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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SummerART July 6–August 28, 2015 9am – 5pm Join MAM to experience a summer full of art-making! SummerART is a comprehensive summer program in the Yard School of Art including camp for...

Cost: various

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

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

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

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Join HEROES Academy this Summer for Energy Quest! Energy is all around us every day -- it's even inside of us! Explore energy during this week of summer camp. SCIENCE: What are endothermic and...

Cost: 800

Where:
HEROES Academy
317 george st suite 210
new brunswick, NE  08901
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Sponsor: HEROES Academy
Telephone: 732-690-7991
Contact Name: Danielle Voit
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COUNT BASIE THEATRE’S 7 WEEK SUMMER SESSION OF CLASSES FOR AGES 4 to Adult The Performing Arts Academy at the Count Basie Theatre announces a 7 Week Summer Session full of week-long camps,...

Cost: Check the website for more info!

Where:
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

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


Sponsor: Wompy's
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The original Children’s Art program in central Jersey is now in its 23rd year! Under the direction and instruction of Mrs. Monica Otero, Art Camp is a three-week program during the month of July...

Cost: $299/cycle (multi-cycle discounts available)

Where:
Watchung Arts Center
18 Stirling Road
Watchung, NJ  07069
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Telephone: (908) 753-0190
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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

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

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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Come for a blast! Help Oliver the owl solve the mystery questions... dance with the camel, rescue the peacock... Different story every other week! www.mykinderclub.com

Cost: $15 per kid

Where:
My Kinder Club
880 River Road 2nd floor
Edgewater, NJ  07020
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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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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 Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
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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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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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Join Liberty Hall Museum for a special summer children's activity! In this unique tour, children and their parents will view the Museum through the eyes of its youngest former occupants: the...

Cost: $8 per child, $10 per adult

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

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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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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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Experiment with science and explore new ideas with fun hands-on activities, exciting demos, and more! Grades 1 – 4 July 7 July 14 July 21 July 28 August 11

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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A family from another star system is seeking the perfect vacation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known dwarf planet; sail through the rings of Saturn; feel Jupiter's lightning...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium/RVCC
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Turtle Dance Music, a music, theater and education company, will perform a Concert for Little Superheroes for caped-crusaders ages 4+. The show will be a thrilling, hour long adventure that will...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Mary Jacobs Memorial Library branch
64 Washington Street
Rocky Hill, NJ  08553
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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Farmer Bessie will lead children through farm songs such as Old MacDonald and There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly. They will learn house-building as they dramatize The Three Little Pigs and...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's 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: Marketing Team
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Enjoy a laser and video concert featuring songs by a variety of artists including "We Are All Made of Stars" by Moby, "Jungle Love" by the Steve Miller Band, "Best Day of My Life" by American...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium/RVCC
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Turtle Dance Music, a music, theater and education company, will perform a Concert for Little Superheroes for caped-crusaders ages 4+. The show will be a thrilling, hour long adventure that will...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Hillsborough Library branch
379 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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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 Garden
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
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"Rock the Green" with some of the best bands on the East Coast every Tuesday night in July. Presented by Investors Savings Bank along with Summit Community Programs, Smythe Volvo, CommuniKids, and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Summit's Village Green
356 Broad Street
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Investors Bank along with Summit Community Programs, Smythe Volvo, CommuniKids, and Equinox
Telephone: 908-277-2932
Contact Name: Summit DCP
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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 beloved event is popular amongst Mount Olive residents and our surrounding towns drawing an audience of no less than 10,000 over the five days of celebration. Featuring carnival rides,...

Cost: $

Where:
Turkey Brook Park
30 Flanders Rd
Budd Lake, NJ  07828
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Telephone: 973-691-0900
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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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Unleash your child’s inner explorer with week-long programs about nature, science and athletics at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum in Short Hills. Program content includes weird science...

Cost: $350 per child per week

Where:
, NJ

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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Birds are well known for their brilliant colors, easy-in-flight, and sweet songs, but they have some super-talents that will amaze and delight. Join us for a program where we learn about these...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7797
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Enjoy the beautiful photos taken by Mary Jasch, well-known area photographer, author, and editor. Her images of gardens capture the essence of artful design with a robust plant palette and depict...

Cost: FREE

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


Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
Website »

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COUNT BASIE THEATRE’S 7 WEEK SUMMER SESSION OF CLASSES FOR AGES 4 to Adult The Performing Arts Academy at the Count Basie Theatre announces a 7 Week Summer Session full of week-long camps,...

Cost: Check the website for more info!

Where:
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Website »

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Join HEROES Academy this Summer for Energy Quest! Energy is all around us every day -- it's even inside of us! Explore energy during this week of summer camp. SCIENCE: What are endothermic and...

Cost: 800

Where:
HEROES Academy
317 george st suite 210
new brunswick, NE  08901
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Sponsor: HEROES Academy
Telephone: 732-690-7991
Contact Name: Danielle Voit
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Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

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


Sponsor: Wompy's
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
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 »

More information

The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
Website »

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Magician Bob Lloyd will visit Somerset County Library System of New Jersey to kick off the Summer Reading Club with a fast-paced blend of magic, juggling and mime that promises to captivate...

Cost: Free

Where:
Watchung Arts Center
18 Stirling Road
Watchung, NJ  07069
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: SCLSNJ Marketing Team
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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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Find live entertainment, over 30 amusement rides, 20 food vendors, crafters, a magic show, agricultural exhibits, pig racing, and horse shows at this festival.

Cost: $15

Where:
Horse Park of NJ
626 Rt 524
Allentown, NJ, NJ  08501
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Sponsor: Freedom Fest State Fair
Telephone: 609-610-0910
Contact Name: Nick De Mauro
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

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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
Website »

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

Cost: Free with admission

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

More information

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
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Cheer on the Jackals as they go up against Rockland early in the day as part of our Camp and Business Day. Join your friends and colleagues at Yogi Berra Stadium to have fun in the sun and spend...

Cost: $10-$12

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
8 Yogi Berra Dr
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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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
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free with admission

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

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

Cost: Free First Time Guests!

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


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

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Put on your space suit and blast-off into outer space to visit the Moon, Sun and planets. The show offers a lively experience for young people with selected music fron Journey Into Space by Jane...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Ratritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Our youngest audience members can sing along with songs by Mr. Ray("Family Ride," "Kalien the Alien") and Jane Murphy("Moon Rock," "The Planet Song"). Some songs are illustrated with lasers, while...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium/RVCC
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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The Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange is extending its hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays this summer, allowing admission until 8 p.m. and keeping the zoo open until 8:30 p.m., a full four hours later...

Cost: zoo admission

Where:
, NJ

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

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Fun, Food, Rides, Games and Entertainment for the whole family! Enjoy delicious Italian food and wonderful desserts (eat in/take-out available). Try your luck at games of chance while enjoying...

Cost: Free

Where:
Town Hall Park
299 Delafield Avenue
Lyndhurst, NJ  07071
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Sponsor: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church
Telephone: 201-935-1177

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Come to the zoo Wednesdays at dusk for Family Fun Night and stay for the Zoo-vies! Bring your own lawn chair. Free admission. Refreshments for sale. Rain cancels. Come see Yogi Bear on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ
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Sponsor: Essex County
Telephone: 973.239.2485
Contact Name: Terri Guess
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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

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

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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 »

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This beloved event is popular amongst Mount Olive residents and our surrounding towns drawing an audience of no less than 10,000 over the five days of celebration. Featuring carnival rides,...

Cost: $

Where:
Turkey Brook Park
30 Flanders Rd
Budd Lake, NJ  07828
View map »


Telephone: 973-691-0900
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 »

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Join the Garden State Discovery Museum every Wednesday night in July and August for Groovin' & Grubbin'! We will have gourmet food trucks from 5pm-8pm and a free outdoor concert at 7pm. Admission...

Cost: $5.00 after 5:00pm

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road Suite 100
Cherry Hill , NJ  08003
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Telephone: 856-424-1233
Contact Name: Jordan Blau
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Come join us for a family picnic and stream exploration of the Stony Brook on the property of D&R Greenway Land Trust. Bring your picnic dinner to enjoy on the terrace (drinks and dessert provided)...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
D & R Greenway Land Trust
Rosedale Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: D&R Greenway Land Trust
Telephone: 609-924-4646

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Magician Bob Lloyd will perform a fast-paced blend of magic, juggling and mime that promises to captivate audiences. Attendees should be prepared to be amazed, entertained, and delighted by the...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Hillsborough Library branch
379 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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Introduce your children to the Montclair Art Museum and the wonderful world of art with a two-hour outing, where you can get to know other kids and their parents, tour the museum, listen to a...

Cost: $6 for members, $18 for non-members

Where:
, NJ

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What’s it like to hop, slither, walk, and crawl around on all fours so low to the grounds? Many reptiles and amphibians have remarkable powers used for hibernating, breeding, and escaping...

Cost: Free

Where:
Van Buren Branch
140 Van Buren Street
Newark, NJ
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: (973) 733-7750
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Unleash your child’s inner explorer with week-long programs about nature, science and athletics at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum in Short Hills. Program content includes weird science...

Cost: $350 per child per week

Where:
, NJ

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

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Appropriate for children entering grades 1-4. Advance registration required. Please call 973.971.3710 or email programs@morrismuseum.org to reserve you child’s space. July 8: Nano Science July...

Cost: $30/child for Members; $40/child for Non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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The original Children’s Art program in central Jersey is now in its 23rd year! Under the direction and instruction of Mrs. Monica Otero, Art Camp is a three-week program during the month of July...

Cost: $299/cycle (multi-cycle discounts available)

Where:
Watchung Arts Center
18 Stirling Road
Watchung, NJ  07069
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Telephone: (908) 753-0190
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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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SummerART July 6–August 28, 2015 9am – 5pm Join MAM to experience a summer full of art-making! SummerART is a comprehensive summer program in the Yard School of Art including camp for...

Cost: various

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

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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The Black Potatoe Music Festival at the Red Mill Museum features 46 acts on two stages. There are lots of performances by independent musicians, plus plenty of food to help you keep up your...

Cost: $17.50

Where:
Red Mill Museum
56 Main St
Clinton, NJ  08809
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Telephone: 908-391-0769
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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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Introduce your children to the Montclair Art Museum and the wonderful world of art with a two-hour outing, where you can get to know other kids and their parents, tour the museum, listen to a...

Cost: $6 for members, $18 for non-members

Where:
, NJ

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Find live entertainment, over 30 amusement rides, 20 food vendors, crafters, a magic show, agricultural exhibits, pig racing, and horse shows at this festival.

Cost: $15

Where:
Horse Park of NJ
626 Rt 524
Allentown, NJ, NJ  08501
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Sponsor: Freedom Fest State Fair
Telephone: 609-610-0910
Contact Name: Nick De Mauro
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Join HEROES Academy this Summer for Energy Quest! Energy is all around us every day -- it's even inside of us! Explore energy during this week of summer camp. SCIENCE: What are endothermic and...

Cost: 800

Where:
HEROES Academy
317 george st suite 210
new brunswick, NE  08901
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Sponsor: HEROES Academy
Telephone: 732-690-7991
Contact Name: Danielle Voit
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Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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COUNT BASIE THEATRE’S 7 WEEK SUMMER SESSION OF CLASSES FOR AGES 4 to Adult The Performing Arts Academy at the Count Basie Theatre announces a 7 Week Summer Session full of week-long camps,...

Cost: Check the website for more info!

Where:
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

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


Sponsor: Wompy's
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The original Children’s Art program in central Jersey is now in its 23rd year! Under the direction and instruction of Mrs. Monica Otero, Art Camp is a three-week program during the month of July...

Cost: $299/cycle (multi-cycle discounts available)

Where:
Watchung Arts Center
18 Stirling Road
Watchung, NJ  07069
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Telephone: (908) 753-0190
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ZUMBA KIDS JR: ages 4 - 7 years old Zumba® Kids Jr. classes are a dance ‘n’ play party where little party animals get silly, dream big and begin their journey to a healthy future. This...

Cost: Free trial - sign up for 6 sessions $120

Where:
My Kinder Club
880 River Road 2nd floor
Edgewater, NJ  07020
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Sponsor: My Kinder Club
Telephone: 201-366-4501
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Join us for a stroll along the beach to see what the tide has brought ashore. Be sure to wear old shoes that can get wet and muddy. Please call or email for more information or to register.

Cost: $5 per child with caregiver

Where:
Liberty State Park Nature Interpretive Center
Freedom Way
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty State Park
Telephone: 201-915-3400 x109
Contact Name: Nature Center Staff
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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

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

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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Wagner Farm Arboretum’s 2015 Farmers’ Market is moving! You can find us in the center of Warren at 46 Mountain Blvd. in front of the Warren Municipal Complex on Thursdays 3 – 7...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren Municipal Complex
46 Mountain Blvd
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Wagner Farm Arboretum
Telephone: (908)350-7383
Contact Name: Mary DeLello
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

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

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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The Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange is extending its hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays this summer, allowing admission until 8 p.m. and keeping the zoo open until 8:30 p.m., a full four hours later...

Cost: zoo admission

Where:
, NJ

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SummerART July 6–August 28, 2015 9am – 5pm Join MAM to experience a summer full of art-making! SummerART is a comprehensive summer program in the Yard School of Art including camp for...

Cost: various

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

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Fun, Food, Rides, Games and Entertainment for the whole family! Enjoy delicious Italian food and wonderful desserts (eat in/take-out available). Try your luck at games of chance while enjoying...

Cost: Free

Where:
Town Hall Park
299 Delafield Avenue
Lyndhurst, NJ  07071
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Sponsor: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church
Telephone: 201-935-1177

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Enjoy the beautiful photos taken by Mary Jasch, well-known area photographer, author, and editor. Her images of gardens capture the essence of artful design with a robust plant palette and depict...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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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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Prismatic Magic This incredible show returns with another dazzling display of laser magic using the most advanced visual technology captivating the imagination of over one million children since...

Cost: $10 Members/$12 General Public, $9 Groups of 20 or more

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown , NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701

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

Cost: Free with admission

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

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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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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 Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
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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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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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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 something new each week about our natural world! From bugs and butterflies, to animal tracks and trees, the world is a beautiful, yet mysterious place that invites your discovery! July 9...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: (9730 971-3718
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The Black Potatoe Music Festival at the Red Mill Museum features 46 acts on two stages. There are lots of performances by independent musicians, plus plenty of food to help you keep up your...

Cost: $17.50

Where:
Red Mill Museum
56 Main St
Clinton, NJ  08809
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Telephone: 908-391-0769
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This beloved event is popular amongst Mount Olive residents and our surrounding towns drawing an audience of no less than 10,000 over the five days of celebration. Featuring carnival rides,...

Cost: $

Where:
Turkey Brook Park
30 Flanders Rd
Budd Lake, NJ  07828
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Telephone: 973-691-0900
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Unleash your child’s inner explorer with week-long programs about nature, science and athletics at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum in Short Hills. Program content includes weird science...

Cost: $350 per child per week

Where:
, NJ

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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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Tweens and teens grades 6-12 can develop the tools needed to make a stage fight look realistic whether playing the hero or the villain. Learn how to achieve realistic (but fake) pushes, hair pulls,...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Mary Jacobs Memorial Library branch
64 Washington Street
Rocky Hill, NJ  08553
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: SCLSNJ Marketing Team
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Bring your child to Liberty Hall for a day filled with summer fun while learning about history! Each week, different activities will take place, so don’t miss out on all the fun! The day includes...

Cost: $20 for one child and one adult

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Young star gazers join Magic Tree House characters Jack and Annie as they discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more. Who can help them answer the questions posted by...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium/RVCC
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Magician Bob Lloyd will perform a fast-paced blend of magic, juggling and mime that promises to captivate audiences. Attendees should be prepared to be amazed, entertained, and delighted by the...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's 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: Marketing Team
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Enjoy a laser and video concert featuring songs by a variety of artists including "We Are All Made of Stars" by Moby, "Jungle Love" by the Steve Miller Band, "Best Day of My Life" by American...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium/RVCC
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Magician Bob Lloyd will perform a fast-paced blend of magic, juggling and mime that promises to captivate audiences. Attendees should be prepared to be amazed, entertained, and delighted by the...

Cost: Free

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

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

Where:
Elite Climbing
67 Old Kings Highway
Maple Shade, NJ  08052
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Telephone: 856-273-1370
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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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Walter Choroszewski is NJ Proud and celebrates our state’s significant contributions to AMERICAN Music of the 20th Century. Walter explores these music genres and showcases New Jersey artists...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Mary Jacobs Memorial Library branch
64 Washington Street
Rocky Hill, NJ  08553
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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Kick off the weekend early with the Jackals as they square off against Rockland! All first responders can purchase tickets for only $5, but everyone can enjoy $1 sodas and beer throughout the park....

Cost: $10-$12

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
8 Yogi Berra Dr
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Every Thursday night in July the city of Rahway will be showing movies at dusk in front of City Hall on a blow up movie screen set up on the Plaza. Themed activities will also take place based off...

Cost: free

Where:
City Hall Plaza
1 City Hall Plaza
Rahway, NJ  07065
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Sponsor: City of Rahway
Telephone: 732-669-3600
Contact Name: Anthony Deige
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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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Enjoy the beautiful photos taken by Mary Jasch, well-known area photographer, author, and editor. Her images of gardens capture the essence of artful design with a robust plant palette and depict...

Cost: FREE

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


Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
Website »

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SummerART July 6–August 28, 2015 9am – 5pm Join MAM to experience a summer full of art-making! SummerART is a comprehensive summer program in the Yard School of Art including camp for...

Cost: various

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair
New Jersey, NJ  07042
View map »


Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo

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Fun, Food, Rides, Games and Entertainment for the whole family! Enjoy delicious Italian food and wonderful desserts (eat in/take-out available). Try your luck at games of chance while enjoying...

Cost: Free

Where:
Town Hall Park
299 Delafield Avenue
Lyndhurst, NJ  07071
View map »


Sponsor: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church
Telephone: 201-935-1177

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

Cost: $10 per family.

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


Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
Website »

More information

COUNT BASIE THEATRE’S 7 WEEK SUMMER SESSION OF CLASSES FOR AGES 4 to Adult The Performing Arts Academy at the Count Basie Theatre announces a 7 Week Summer Session full of week-long camps,...

Cost: Check the website for more info!

Where:
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Website »

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

Cost: Free with admission.

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

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

More information

Join HEROES Academy this Summer for Energy Quest! Energy is all around us every day -- it's even inside of us! Explore energy during this week of summer camp. SCIENCE: What are endothermic and...

Cost: 800

Where:
HEROES Academy
317 george st suite 210
new brunswick, NE  08901
View map »


Sponsor: HEROES Academy
Telephone: 732-690-7991
Contact Name: Danielle Voit
Website »

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

Cost: Free trial Class

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


Sponsor: Wompy's
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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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Stroll the meadows and forest trails of Bamboo Brook while examining and appreciating the beauty of New Jersey’s native wildflowers. Keep your eyes open for insect pollinators, birds, and other...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Bamboo Brook OEC
170 Longview Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: New Jersey Conservation Foundation
Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Morris County Park Commission
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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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Listen to guided meditation led by relaxation specialist Barbara Cannell.

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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June 12 – SWIFT TECHNIQUE
Funky Philly Jammin’ Brass Band with a New Orleans Flair
http://www.swifttechnique.com 

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

Cost: 0

Where:
William Marrow Beach
Somerspoint, NJ

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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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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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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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Young star gazers 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 posted by the mysterious "M"? The show...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Come watch the Jackals take on Sussex County and enjoy all the food and drinks you can possibly consume! For 90 minutes after the gates open an endless amount of food and drinks will be available...

Cost: $10-$12

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
8 Yogi Berra Dr
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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"Do Ya" like laser concerts? Want a "Ticket to the Moon?" Have you reached your "Point of No Return?" Then you must be ready for the ELO Laser Concert!

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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Introduce your children to the Montclair Art Museum and the wonderful world of art with a two-hour outing, where you can get to know other kids and their parents, tour the museum, listen to a...

Cost: $6 for members, $18 for non-members

Where:
, NJ

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The original Children’s Art program in central Jersey is now in its 23rd year! Under the direction and instruction of Mrs. Monica Otero, Art Camp is a three-week program during the month of July...

Cost: $299/cycle (multi-cycle discounts available)

Where:
Watchung Arts Center
18 Stirling Road
Watchung, NJ  07069
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Telephone: (908) 753-0190
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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

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

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

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

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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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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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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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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The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
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Taubenslag's Theater Camp at MCC will perform Hansel & Gretel - a one-hour musical production. This one hour musical comedy from Taubenslag Productions is truly a classic all will enjoy! Open to...

Cost: $3 per ticket

Where:
Middlesex County College PAC
2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, NJ  08818
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Find live entertainment, over 30 amusement rides, 20 food vendors, crafters, a magic show, agricultural exhibits, pig racing, and horse shows at this festival.

Cost: $15

Where:
Horse Park of NJ
626 Rt 524
Allentown, NJ, NJ  08501
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Sponsor: Freedom Fest State Fair
Telephone: 609-610-0910
Contact Name: Nick De Mauro
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We’ll strike up the band of music machines in our Guinness Gallery and make your own jingle bell instrument. Activities include a story time or a mini gallery program and art project....

Cost: free with Museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
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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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This is the ultimate experience for all the Lego lovers in the family, with plenty of hands-on Lego brick building areas of all kinds, a Lego car racetrack, a Lego video game arcade and all...

Cost: $27/person, free/under 3 yrs.

Where:
Meadowlands Expo Center
355 Plaza Drive
Secaucus, NJ  07094
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Telephone: 1-866-442-4433
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Unleash your child’s inner explorer with week-long programs about nature, science and athletics at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum in Short Hills. Program content includes weird science...

Cost: $350 per child per week

Where:
, NJ

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Experience the magic of Mary Poppins in this musical adaptation, performed at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank. The show runs July 10-12 and July 17-19.

Cost: tickets start at $22

Where:
, NJ

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This concert series features a dynamic lineup this summer at Brookdale Park in Bloomfield. Experience the sounds of a Michael Jackson tribute band, Darlene Love, The Cameos & The Infernos, and...

Cost: Free

Where:
, NJ

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The Black Potatoe Music Festival at the Red Mill Museum features 46 acts on two stages. There are lots of performances by independent musicians, plus plenty of food to help you keep up your...

Cost: $17.50

Where:
Red Mill Museum
56 Main St
Clinton, NJ  08809
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Telephone: 908-391-0769
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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AN EVENING WITH DARLENE LOVE

Cost: Free

Where:
Brookdale Park
Bloomfield/Montclair, NJ


Sponsor: Essex County
Telephone: 973.239.2485
Contact Name: Terri Guess
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Discover what stars and constellations are visible in tonight's sky. Learn how to find the Summer Triangle and the Big Dipper, as well as the planets Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn. It's also the...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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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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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 beloved event is popular amongst Mount Olive residents and our surrounding towns drawing an audience of no less than 10,000 over the five days of celebration. Featuring carnival rides,...

Cost: $

Where:
Turkey Brook Park
30 Flanders Rd
Budd Lake, NJ  07828
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Telephone: 973-691-0900
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24-hour scenario game.

Cost: • MERCENARY - $49.99 per person , pre-registered/paid in full by June 1st - Skir

Where:
SkirmishUSA
211 North Meckesville Road
Albrightsville, PA  18210
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Telephone: 1-800-754-7647
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This church festival has a fun Celtic twist and features a Celtic mass, drummers and bagpipers, Celtic arts and crafts and music competitions.

Cost: Free

Where:
Christ Episcopal Church
415 Washington St
Toms River, NJ  08753
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Head to the Jersey Shore's Long Beach Island for this popular arts and crafts festival. Browse through a selection of unique decorating and gift items, including handcrafted furniture, fabulous...

Cost: Free

Where:
Veterans Park
Engleside Ave
Beach Haven, NJ  08008
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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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Introduce your children to the Montclair Art Museum and the wonderful world of art with a two-hour outing, where you can get to know other kids and their parents, tour the museum, listen to a...

Cost: $6 for members, $18 for non-members

Where:
, NJ

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Free Yoga In The Park series this summer in Bogota, NJ. Saturdays starting July 11- August 29th 9am-10am. Families welcome!

Cost: FREE

Where:
Olsen Park
162 W. Main Street
Bogota, NJ  07603
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Sponsor: Bogota Beautiful
Contact Name: Isabel
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COUNT BASIE THEATRE’S 7 WEEK SUMMER SESSION OF CLASSES FOR AGES 4 to Adult The Performing Arts Academy at the Count Basie Theatre announces a 7 Week Summer Session full of week-long camps,...

Cost: Check the website for more info!

Where:
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

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Enjoy the beautiful photos taken by Mary Jasch, well-known area photographer, author, and editor. Her images of gardens capture the essence of artful design with a robust plant palette and depict...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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SummerART July 6–August 28, 2015 9am – 5pm Join MAM to experience a summer full of art-making! SummerART is a comprehensive summer program in the Yard School of Art including camp for...

Cost: various

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

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

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

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


Sponsor: Wompy's
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The original Children’s Art program in central Jersey is now in its 23rd year! Under the direction and instruction of Mrs. Monica Otero, Art Camp is a three-week program during the month of July...

Cost: $299/cycle (multi-cycle discounts available)

Where:
Watchung Arts Center
18 Stirling Road
Watchung, NJ  07069
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Telephone: (908) 753-0190
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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

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

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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Part of the Water, Wings & Webs Art Series. Developed for children 6-10 years old, children will join one of the instructors from the Arts Council of Princeton for a different nature-inspired art...

Cost: $20M/$30NM

Where:
The Watershed Reserve
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
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Front Porch Bluegrass Festival & Pig Roast Saturday July 11th 10am-8pm Gazebo Park, Main Street, Chester NJ Free Admission! 12 Live bands, kids activities, vendors, live instrument auction. Rain...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Gazebo Park
175 Main Street
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: BYG Work Camp
Telephone: 908-443-1294
Contact Name: Christy
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Come on out to Liberty State Park and join us for a leisurely stroll as we look for and identify our summer shorebirds. Dress to be outside and bring binoculars if you have them, as we have a...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Liberty State Park
200 Morris Pesin Drive
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty State Park
Telephone: 201-915-3400 x109
Contact Name: Nature Center Staff
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Join us for an Open House with a Superhero & Princess Party! Bring the little ones and enjoy a day filled with fun, excitement and a variety of child-friendly activities and games! Eliot the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Learning Experience of Montgomery
2176 Route 206
Belle Mead, NJ  08502
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Sponsor: The Learning Experience of Montgomery
Telephone: 908-829-3921
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Come for a blast! Help Oliver the owl solve the mystery questions... dance with the camel, rescue the peacock... Different story every other week! www.mykinderclub.com

Cost: $15 per kid

Where:
My Kinder Club
880 River Road 2nd floor
Edgewater, NJ  07020
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Join us at Kunkel Park in Pennington (off King George Road) for an exploration of life in and around the Stony Brook. Expect to meet a variety of creatures including salamanders, frogs, and...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
Kunkel Park in Pennigton
off King George Road
Pennington, NJ
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Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Telephone: 609-737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
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Come ‘take tea’ with the butterflies of the Watershed Reserve! Begin by learning more about butterflies, and then try to catch them with a net for a close up look at their beautiful, but...

Cost: Fee per child: $8M/$12NM

Where:
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Reserve
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Telephone: 609-737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
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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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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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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 Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
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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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Journey back to the Victorian Era. Delight in some old-time activities that are as enjoyable today as they were in days gone by. • Pose in period clothing for a family portrait • Play carnival...

Cost: Free for Members; Non-Members: $7/Child, $10/Adult

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. 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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Join us for this unique Touch-A-Truck meets Food Truck Festival! Trucks of all shapes and sizes will visit the Cherry Hill Public Library along with an array of food trucks to indulge your taste...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Cherry Hill Public Library
1100 Kings Highway North
Cherry Hill, NJ  08034
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Sponsor: Cherry Hill Public Library
Telephone: 856-903-1229
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

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

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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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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Bring the family and celebrate with: Delicious Blueberry Treats made with Our Own Local Blueberries including Blueberry Shortcake, Blueberry Cheesecake, Blueberry Pie, Blueberry Ice Cream and...

Cost: various options - see website for details

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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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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Butterfly Tent Safari Saturday, July 11 to Saturday, July 25 Open tent hours Monday to Friday from 12pm to 3pm; Saturday from 10:30am to 1:30pm Special programming on Saturdays, July 11, 18 and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Essex County Environmental Center
621-B Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland, NJ
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Sponsor: Essex County
Telephone: 973.239.2485
Contact Name: Terri Guess
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Roger Duvoisin’s remarkable children’s book illustrations have charmed and captivated generations of young readers, guiding them through some of life’s important lessons. The story of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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Farm Tours open to the public every other Saturday! 5/23, 6/13, 6/27, 7/11, 7/25, 8/8, 8/22 2:30-4:00 pm We open our doors to groups of all ages and sizes because we understand the importance...

Cost: Call

Where:
Fulper Family Farmstead
281 Rocktown Lambertville Road
Lambertville, NJ  08530
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Telephone: (609) 651-5991
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The Plainsboro Preserve is home to a diversity of wildlife species, including white-tailed deer, red fox, and beaver. We will put on our detective hats and search for animal homes, tracks, and...

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

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Join the Jackals at Yogi Berra Stadium as they play Sussex County! Be sure to stick around after the game, because shortly after the last play the night sky will be lit up with dazzling fireworks...

Cost: $10-$12

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
8 Yogi Berra Dr
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Enjoy the fun of geocaching under the stars! Use your GPS and flashlight to navigate through the night to our rendezvous around the fire for some summer refreshments. Learn more and RSVP at...

Cost: $10 per person

Where:
Watershed Reserve
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Telephone: 609-737-7592
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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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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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In this hands-on workshop for 3- to 5-year-olds, children, along with their parents, get to listen to a story, become park explorers at Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, and make art together....

Cost: Free

Where:
, NJ

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Children who love animals will really love seeing North American zoo animals as the stars at the Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange. Keeper talks and enrichment activities about all kinds of animals...

Cost: Free with park admission

Where:
, NJ

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Find live entertainment, over 30 amusement rides, 20 food vendors, crafters, a magic show, agricultural exhibits, pig racing, and horse shows at this festival.

Cost: $15

Where:
Horse Park of NJ
626 Rt 524
Allentown, NJ, NJ  08501
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Sponsor: Freedom Fest State Fair
Telephone: 609-610-0910
Contact Name: Nick De Mauro
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We're calling on all mermaids, sea creatures and land-dwelling friends to dress up in their finest costumes, take a walk on the boards, and stay for the costume contest  (presided...

Cost: Free

Where:
Asbury Park Boardwalk
Asbury Park, NJ


Sponsor: Marilyn Schlossbach Group and the City of Asbury Park
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Hello smile emoticon We have a new kids summer program. Summer Dance Program for kids. Every Saturday starting June 6, dance & theater instructor, Muge Akkaya will teach kids ages 6-12 at Image...

Cost: $15

Where:
Image Planet Health Club
1235 F West Chestnut St
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Image Planet
Telephone: 908-688-6675
Contact Name: Front Desk
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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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Tempest Productions Inc www.tempestproductions.org 1-866-248-5091 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE How I Became a Pirate! Ahoy mateys, join us on our pirate adventure and learn to captain a ship, search for...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Elysian Park
10th & Hudson Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: Tempest Productions Inc
Telephone: 866-248-5091
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Fun, Food, Rides, Games and Entertainment for the whole family! Enjoy delicious Italian food and wonderful desserts (eat in/take-out available). Try your luck at games of chance while enjoying...

Cost: Free

Where:
Town Hall Park
299 Delafield Avenue
Lyndhurst, NJ  07071
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Sponsor: Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church
Telephone: 201-935-1177

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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 beloved event is popular amongst Mount Olive residents and our surrounding towns drawing an audience of no less than 10,000 over the five days of celebration. Featuring carnival rides,...

Cost: $

Where:
Turkey Brook Park
30 Flanders Rd
Budd Lake, NJ  07828
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Telephone: 973-691-0900
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Enjoy a day outside, special educational programming, and the sight of beautiful butterflies at the Essex County Environmental Center this July. There are open tent hours Monday-Friday from 12 p.m....

Cost: $8 per child and $10 per adult

Where:
, NJ

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This is the ultimate experience for all the Lego lovers in the family, with plenty of hands-on Lego brick building areas of all kinds, a Lego car racetrack, a Lego video game arcade and all...

Cost: $27/person, free/under 3 yrs.

Where:
Meadowlands Expo Center
355 Plaza Drive
Secaucus, NJ  07094
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Telephone: 1-866-442-4433
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Experience the magic of Mary Poppins in this musical adaptation, performed at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank. The show runs July 10-12 and July 17-19.

Cost: tickets start at $22

Where:
, NJ

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Unleash your child’s inner explorer with week-long programs about nature, science and athletics at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum in Short Hills. Program content includes weird science...

Cost: $350 per child per week

Where:
, NJ

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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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Come out to this popular two-day music and arts festival featuring performances by local bands, kids activities, food and art vendors. Times vary.

Cost: Free

Where:
Memorial Park
580 Valley St
Maplewood, NJ  07040
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Unleash your inner Midwesterner and team up with your family to play cornhole, the uber-popular bean bag toss game that's a whole lot harder than it looks. Plan a day trip to the beach and...

Cost: $20 per team per tournament

Where:
Beach between Wildwood & Oak aves.
Wildwood, NJ


Sponsor: The Wildwoods
Telephone: 609-729-8870
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The Black Potatoe Music Festival at the Red Mill Museum features 46 acts on two stages. There are lots of performances by independent musicians, plus plenty of food to help you keep up your...

Cost: $17.50

Where:
Red Mill Museum
56 Main St
Clinton, NJ  08809
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Telephone: 908-391-0769
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