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Brace Yourselves: Pillsbury Is Making Girl Scout Cupcake and Brownie Mixes!

Having major withdrawal since Girl Scout Cookie season ended? (We feel your pain!) Pillsbury has a genius new way to satisfy your year-round Thin Mint and Samoa cravings.

Food Festivals in New Jersey

Celebrate food in all its forms at these annual festivals throughout the state.

Campfire Treats for Kids

Going camping this summer? Here are some quick snacks and meals the whole family will love.

11 Perfect Summer Potato Salad Recipes

Celebrate summer with one of these incredible potato salad recipes.

11 Delicious Burger Recipes You Have to Try

Put a spin on your traditional backyard BBQ with one of these mouthwatering burger recipes.

12 Amazing Pasta Salad Recipes the Kids Will Love

Instead of serving hot pasta on a sunny, summer day, try making a pasta salad. These salads, served cold, are perfect side dishes for any summer barbecue.

7 Ways to Get Get Your Kids to Eat More Veggies

For most parents, getting your kids to eat their greens is a battle for the ages. But here are some easy ways to avoid dinner table meltdowns.

The Most Outrageous Fair Foods You Can Eat

Over indulge this summer at some street fairs on some of these deep-fried goodies. Just make sure to snack before you go on the rides.

New Jersey Family's 25th Anniversary

How time flies! This month, NJ Family turns 25!

DIY Valentine's Day Conversation Heart Cake Pops

Combine sweet Valentine’s Day conversation hearts with easy-to-make cake pops. Go traditional with your missives (“Be Mine”) or make your messages ultra personal (“Remember 4.25.13?”). All we can say is, L-U-V I-T.

The Perfect Christmas Cocktails Recipes for Your Holiday Party

Once the kids fall asleep waiting for Santa, indulge in some of these grown-up holiday beverages.

Fun Halloween Candy Experiment for Kids

Having trouble getting rid of all that leftover Halloween candy? Try out this cool experiment the kids will love.

10 Fast & Easy Halloween Desserts To Make for School or Parties

Hit their sweet spot this Halloween with one of these easy-to-make and super cute treats.

The Best Cupcakes in NJ for 2015

You voted, and here are the results for the best cupcake in the state for 2015.

9 Yummy Treats to Make with Ice Cream this Summer

Cool off and beat the heat with these fun, easy ice cream creations!

5 New Things to Make With Blueberries

Picked far more blueberries than you and your crew could ever possibly consume? Here are some great alternatives to your standard blueberry muffins.

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5 New Things to Make With Strawberries

Looking something to do with strawberries beyond jam or strawberry shortcake?

Great Cinco de Mayo Foods

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with these favorite kid-friendly foods.

Spring Crock-Pot Recipes

Delicious and easy recipes to try this spring!
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June 2016

Not only will you delight in the sweet taste of Alstede Farms’ amazing raspberries and strawberries, but we also provide you with a Hay Wagon ride around our beautiful farm and a delicious ‘all...

Cost: 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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Experience a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their unforgettable characters with The...

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215.448.1200
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

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

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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JUNE 25 & 26 (10:30am - 4pm) POTATO AND BROCCOLI FESTIVAL Potatoes became the first food to grow in space when potato plants were taken aboard the space shuttle Columbia in 1995. The world’s...

Cost: Free admission, additional cost for activities

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Pitch a tent and campout for wildlife! The Great American Camp-Out celebrates camping as a terrific way to connect people with nature and wildlife. Experienced SBMWA Teacher-Naturalists...

Cost: Fee per family: $50 member / $60 non-member

Where:
Stony Brook Millstone Watershed
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed
Telephone: 609-737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
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Discover some family fun with the help of puzzles, games, and the park's mobile app. Try a ranger hat on for size, and share your knowledge of America's National Parks. Available daily...

Cost: Free

Where:
Independence National Historical Park
143 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: (215) 965-2305
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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

Cost: $8 per person, children under 2 are free

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

Cost: ages 4 and over: $34, ages 2, 3 & seniors over 60: $29

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
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Telephone: (508) 866-8190
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Feeling patriotic? Head south for some traditional American summer fun. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, this event features a pie-eating contest (blueberry, of course!), classic cars, live music,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hammonton High School
566 Old Forks Rd
Hammonton, NJ  08037
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Telephone: 609-561-9080

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

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

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

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June Weekend Crafting is here! Fan away the summer heat! Build a fan to keep you cool! Join us every weekend for a special craft!

Cost: Free with general admission

Where:
Imagine That
4 Vreeland Rd.
Florham Park, NJ  07081
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Sponsor: Imagine That
Telephone: 973-966-8000
Contact Name: Karisa
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How clean is your stream? Macroinvertebrates are tiny insects and crustaceans which let us know the quality of our water. We will discuss how to identify these critters and then take off to a...

Cost: $5

Where:
Valley Crest Farm and Preserve
14 Allerton Rd
Lebanon, NJ  08833
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The Princeton Festival, New Jersey's premier performing arts festival, will run from June 4 to June 26 in venues throughout the Princeton area. This year's 11 events and 22 performances...

Cost: Various

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: The Princeton Festival
Telephone: 609 759 0379
Contact Name: Debbie Hermam
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Convert a lawn to a wildflower meadow or restore a field to a diverse, bountiful native habitat. This class, led by Jared Rosenbaum of Wild Ridge Plants, LLC., explores meadow ecology and creation,...

Cost: $25 per person

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
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Register now for our Seaside Heights Beach Baseball Tournament on Saturday, June 24th and Sunday, June 25th! This double elimination tournament will be played in three custom designed beach...

Cost: $25-$35

Where:
Seaside Heights
Carteret Avenue and the Beach
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751
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Sponsor: Beach Games USA
Telephone: 646-342-7789
Contact Name: Meredith
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Butterfly tent where we have over 100 monarch butterflies where you will be able to feed them

Cost: $5

Where:
Rockaway Mall
Dover, NJ  07801

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

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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This exhibtion features New Jersey photographer John Cooper’s Organic Portraits series. “From the beginning,” Cooper explains, “the intent of the Organic Portraits project was to create a...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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This is a unique opportunity to meet your local artists in their studios and their galleries. Get inspired along with them. Artists will be demonstrating their process with works on display and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
LBI ARTIST'S GALLERIES & STUDIOS
1819 N. Long Beach Blvd.
Surf City, NJ  08008
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Sponsor: LBI ARTS COUNCIL
Telephone: 609-970-3214
Contact Name: Linda Ramsey
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Drawing from the Morris Museum’s worldwide collection of 2,000 sand samples, this exhibition delves into the structure and color of sand, as well as the science of beaches and the effect that...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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LIVE Butterfly Feeding presented by NYC Butterfly! NYC Butterfly is back with their mobile experience at Rockaway Townsquare Mall. People of all ages can once again feed and experience the magic...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Rockaway Townsquare
301 Mount Hope Ave
Rockaway, NJ  07866
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Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

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

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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Enjoy a “turtley” awesome afternoon with your child at this tea party hosted by Tully and Cube, the Tulpehaking Turtles. Guests will play games, create their own party favor to take home, and...

Cost: $5/person, $20/family

Where:
Tulpehaking Nature Center
157 Westcott Ave
Hamilton, NJ  08610
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Telephone: 609-888-3218
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Want to make art in the great outdoors? Visit our Free Art Outpost on Governors Island throughout the summer for free hands-on art making led by CMA’s Teaching Artists. Free Art Island...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Nolan Park, Governors Island
Outside Buildings 11 & 14
New York, NY  10004
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Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts/Free Arts Island Outpost
Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna Dubose
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Wonderama was a revolutionary children’s variety show and reigned for over two decades as THE “show for kids.” Wonderama was always for kids by kids – and now a pre-production casting call...

Cost: Free

Where:
Menlo Park Mall - Center Court
Route One
Edison, NJ  08837-2488
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Presented by Franklin Sussex Auto Mall, the Rock, Ribs & Ridges festival fires up the summer outdoor concert and grilling season with a full weekend of great music and mouthwatering barbecue....

Where:
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Rd
Augusta, NJ  07822
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Sponsor: Promo 1
Telephone: (973) 882-8240
Contact Name: Howard Freeman
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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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The Sea Isle City Food Truck Invitational is a premier food truck event just prior to the summer season. It is a three-day festival in one of Cape May County's popular shore destinations. It...

Where:
63rd St at Landis Avenue
Sea Isle City, NJ  08243
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Telephone: (609) 318-4504
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Independence Day was a festive time in the 1890s. Patriotism was celebrated with music, games and good picnic food. Join the staff at Longstreet Farm as they celebrate the holiday with games and...

Where:
Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Telephone: 732-946-3758
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Blast off into space with everyone's favorite duo! A mysterious "M" sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover teh secrets of the sun, moon, planets, and more! Suitable...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Enjoy the beauty of tropical plants inside the Plaza de Aibonito, Puerto Rico. This colorful cultural celebration includes Hispanic arts and crafts, games, Puerto Rican activities, and delicious...

Cost: Cost of admission

Where:
Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856-365-9741
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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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Fairies will once again be visiting The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and to prepare for their stay, houses need to be built. Families are invited to celebrate the 10th Annual Fairy Day on the Sylvan...

Cost: $30 per fairy house

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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A free event for kids ages 7-13 to help promote awareness and literacy about cancer education. Kids will be have fun watching a play and participating in a hands on activity all while learning.

Cost: Free!

Where:
Plainsboro Public Library
9 Van Doren St
Plainsboro, NJ  08536
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Sponsor: BOLD Mercer
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Find out more about our Summer Art Camp Program, which begins July 11. See samples of projects, meet instructor Monica Otero, get your questions answered and register your child. $15 Early Bird...

Cost: Free (see website for camp fees)

Where:
18 Stirling Road
On the Watchung Circle
Watchung, NJ  07069
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Sponsor: Watchung Arts Cente
Telephone: 908-753-0190
Contact Name: Joe Higgis
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Enjoy a "turtley" awesome afternoon at the this tea party hosted by Tully and Cube, the Tulpehaking Turtles. Meet them in person, play games, enjoy your choice of herbal tea, juice and treats, and...

Cost: $5/person or $20/family

Where:
Tulpehaking Nature Center
157 Westcott Avenue
Hamilton, NJ  08610
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Sponsor: Mercer County Park Commission
Telephone: 609-888-3218
Contact Name: Kelly Rypkema
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Free Guided Garden Tours - Sundays, 2 p.m., May through October. Steady rain cancels. Meet at the Carriage House Visitor Center and wear comfortable shoes.

Cost: Parking $5; Admission $5, Under 12 free

Where:
New Jersey Botanical Gardens
Ringwood, NJ  07456


Telephone: 973-962-9534
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Workshop for parents of children ages 12 years and under. If you are dealing with a lot of tantrums and meltdowns...crying and whining. If you want to regulate your own emotions (remain...

Cost: $30

Where:
Authentic Parenting
5 Elm Row
Suite 111
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 732-763-2576
Contact Name: Anna Seewald, MEd, MPsy
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The Franklin Band's SPRING CONCERT - something for everyone from the classics to marches to showtunes. Concert is rain or shine and admission is FREE!

Cost: FREE

Where:
Skylands Medical Group Building
406 Route 23 North
Franklin, NJ  07416
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The star of TV’s “The King of Queens” and hit movies such as Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Zookeeper and Pixels returns to his stand-up roots. Mature themes, language.

Cost: $69 - $109

Where:
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-539-8008
Contact Name: Box Office
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Hansel & Gretel Music and Lyrics by Louis Palena September 10 & 11, 2016 September 17 & 18, 2016 Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm Based on the original tale, take a trip...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ  08560
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Telephone: 609-737-0609
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The perfect start to summer? Morris Arts' 33rd annual Giralda Music & Arts Festival. Featuring a concert by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra , an art show & sale, children's arts activities,...

Cost: $4-$20

Where:
Giralda Farms Corporate Park
Dodge Drive and Madison Ave. (rt. 124)
Madison, NJ  07940
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Sponsor: Morris Arts
Telephone: 973-285-5115
Contact Name: Dr. Lynn L. Siebert
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Fireflies are an “electrifying” part of summer. To celebrate this exciting FREE event, enjoy an evening of nature, music, wagon rides, and outdoor fun. Celebrate fireflies by making...

Cost: free

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Terhune Orchards
Telephone: 609-924-2310
Contact Name: Farm Store
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Exhibit Dates: June 24 – September 3, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, June 24th from 6-8 p.m. This show is eagerly anticipated and is a great exhibition opportunity for artists at all levels of...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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The Burger Brawl funds literacy programming through technology for Philadelphia’s underserved children in our public elementary schools. The event began as a neighborhood fundraiser for...

Cost: $50-$125, under 10 free

Where:
1100 Pattison Avenue
Philadelphia , PA  19148
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Telephone: 215 - 732- 6622
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Date: 6/23/16    Band: Swing Sabroso (Latin/Salsa) Date: 6/30/16   Band: The Blawenberg Band (American Brass Band) Date: 7/7/16       Band:...

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard
301 N Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Summer Enchanted Evenings Concert Series: Proudly presented the City of Hoboken, these FREE Outdoor Performances will be held Thursday evenings at 7 pm at the Amphitheater at Sinatra...

Cost: Free

Where:
Amphitheater at Sinatra Park
Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Telephone: 201-420-2207
Contact Name: Geri Fallo
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Free evening of concerts held at beautiful Taylor Park in downtown Millburn off Millburn Avenue and Main Street. June 26: British Invasion Tribute July 10: Bazooka Hoe and the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Taylor Park
100 Main Street
Millburn, NJ  07041
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Sponsor: Millrun Township Department of Recreation and Parks
Telephone: 973-564-7097
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June 3: Inside Out at Presby Iris Gardens July 8: Purple Rain at Van Vleck House July 29: The Wiz at Montclair Public Library August 19: Jaws at Church Street

Cost: free

Where:
various locations
Montclair, NJ


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

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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This beach town gears up for its annual Lobsterfest featuring—what else?—lobster, prepared in tons of different ways by local restaurants. While the adults check out the beer and wine...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bradley Beach
500 Ocean Avenue
Bradley Beach, NJ  07720
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Telephone: 732-897-1111 ext. 108

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 iPlay America will add another 8,000 square feet in the theme park to accommodate the all-new Freedom Rider spinning coaster and the largest indoor high-ropes course in New Jersey. The...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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Whitewater raft the action packed Lehigh River Gorge and experience the best whitewater in the tri-state area!   Surrounded by state park protected woodlands and mountains, you will enjoy...

Cost: $66.99/person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


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

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Hands-on History Jun 11 , 2016 - Jun 12 , 2016 Try your hand at crafts and trades from the 1800s! Blacksmithing, basket weaving, woodworking and more. Step inside the Village's 26...

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9
Cape May, NJ
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Telephone: (609) 898-2300, ext. 18
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Yo ho ho, the mighty Lehigh River is being invaded by our very own crew of Pocono Pirates!   Arrgh, Captain Jack and his crew are armed with water cannons and planning a...

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Every Saturday and Sunday starting April 9, head to the farm for pony rides, moon bounces, wagon train rides and much more. Times vary.

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ
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Telephone: 908-879-7189
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Can you handle three outdoor adventures – Rafting, Biking and Hiking – in one incredible Big Day Out? You will start your day with a hearty breakfast then head off on a biking...

Cost: $109.99/person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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Disney's The Aristocats Kids Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman and Al Rinker and Floyd Huddleston Music adapted and arranged and additional music by Bryan Louiselle...

Cost: $5 for New Jersey residents $7 for non residents.

Where:
The Open Air Theatre at Washington Crossing State Park
355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road
Titusville, NJ
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Telephone: 267-885-9857
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Calling all amateur paleontologists!  Come dig up some Middletown history at Poricy Brook Fossil Beds.  Expect to find marine fossils from the Cretaceous period,...

Cost: Ages: 5-12,$5.00 (R) $6.00 (NR) 13+, $8.00 (R) $10.00 (NR)

Where:
Poricy Park Nature Center
345 Oak Hill Rd
Middletown, NJ  07748
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Sponsor: Middletown Recreation Department
Telephone: 732-615-2260
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Calling all nature-loving readers! StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Make a difference in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities by supporting the 42nd Annual Wiegand Farm Golf Classic, Sponsored by Lakeland Bank and Eastern Propane!...

Cost: 145

Where:
Bowling Green Golf Club
53 School House Rd
Oak Ridge , NJ  07438
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Sponsor: Lakeland Bank and Eastern Propane
Telephone: 973-406-1104
Contact Name: Chris Brancato
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Highlands Presbyterian Church will be hosting a Summer Vacation Bible Camp from June 27, 2016 to July 1, 2016. The full day camp will run from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. at the Highlands Presbyterian...

Cost: 50

Where:
Highlands Presbyterian Church
3 Heath Lane
Schooley’s Mountain, NJ  07870
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

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

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Experience a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their unforgettable characters with The...

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215.448.1200
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Discover some family fun with the help of puzzles, games, and the park's mobile app. Try a ranger hat on for size, and share your knowledge of America's National Parks. Available daily...

Cost: Free

Where:
Independence National Historical Park
143 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: (215) 965-2305
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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

Cost: ages 4 and over: $34, ages 2, 3 & seniors over 60: $29

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
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Telephone: (508) 866-8190
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

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

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

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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

Cost: $8 per person, children under 2 are free

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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Independence Day was a festive time in the 1890s. Patriotism was celebrated with music, games and good picnic food. Join the staff at Longstreet Farm as they celebrate the holiday with games and...

Where:
Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Telephone: 732-946-3758
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Date: 6/23/16    Band: Swing Sabroso (Latin/Salsa) Date: 6/30/16   Band: The Blawenberg Band (American Brass Band) Date: 7/7/16       Band:...

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard
301 N Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Summer Enchanted Evenings Concert Series: Proudly presented the City of Hoboken, these FREE Outdoor Performances will be held Thursday evenings at 7 pm at the Amphitheater at Sinatra...

Cost: Free

Where:
Amphitheater at Sinatra Park
Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Telephone: 201-420-2207
Contact Name: Geri Fallo
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June 3: Inside Out at Presby Iris Gardens July 8: Purple Rain at Van Vleck House July 29: The Wiz at Montclair Public Library August 19: Jaws at Church Street

Cost: free

Where:
various locations
Montclair, NJ


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Butterfly tent where we have over 100 monarch butterflies where you will be able to feed them

Cost: $5

Where:
Rockaway Mall
Dover, NJ  07801

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Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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NEW! "We Paint" Classes Parent/Child Bonding Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12-1pm Bond with your child and create a beautiful work of art you can both be proud of!

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Registration for the Summer Nature Program at Schiff Nature Preserve in Mendham opens Monday, March 14th. Now in its 13th year, the program offers seven different one-week sessions in July and...

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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The Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering programs to introduce people to the enjoyment of trail...

Cost: $35 $45 $330

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Explore the Arts in a nurturing environment that combines art history and mystery, creative techniques, and secrets about some of our most famous artists. Children are encouraged to explore,...

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Exhibit Dates: June 24 – September 3, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, June 24th from 6-8 p.m. This show is eagerly anticipated and is a great exhibition opportunity for artists at all levels of...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Teresa Stanton Collett, professor of law at St. Thomas School of Law, Clarke Forsythe, Senior counsel for Americans United for Life, and Mary Ziegler, legal historian and author of After...

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

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PR  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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Join us on the beach at Jenkinson's across from the ride park train station for Kiddie Shows June 27th: Ron Valentine Comedy Variety Show July 11th: Pinao Hawaii Hula Show July 18th: Doc Swan...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant, NJ  08742
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Telephone: 732-892-0600
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Combine your love of nature and reading! Schiff's environmental book group meets 8 times per year on Mondays at Schiff's Nature Center in Mendham. June 27 meeting: "H is for Hawk” by Helen...

Cost: Free

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Pete Thurlow
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NYC's finest, up and coming jazz performer celebrates his NJ debut.

Cost: $15 per person in advance. $18 at the door

Where:
Bickford Theater(Morris Museum)
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3706

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NYC's finest, up and coming jazz performer celebrates his NJ debut.

Cost: $15 per person in advance. $18 at the door

Where:
Bickford Theater at Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3706
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Friday, May 20 Minions              Harrison...

Cost: Free

Where:
Varies
, NJ


Telephone: 856-384-6900
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


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

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Calling all nature-loving readers! StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
View map »


Telephone: (201) 568-6093
Website »

More information

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

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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 iPlay America will add another 8,000 square feet in the theme park to accommodate the all-new Freedom Rider spinning coaster and the largest indoor high-ropes course in New Jersey. The...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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Due to the overwhelming success of our first Horseshoe Crab Walk, we’ve added a second date! June is the time of year when horseshoe crabs come ashore to lay their eggs. Join us on a walk to...

Cost: FREE; Pre-registration required

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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Drop-in activity for children that will include an indoor mini golf course and hopscotch board. Complete 4 activities and pick a prize from the treasure chest. For more information:...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Somerville Library branch
35 West End Avenue
Somerville, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-725-1336
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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Come join Miss Katie, certified ChildLight Yoga instructor, for Open Play with a side of Storytime Yoga.

Cost: $8

Where:
EdVenture Land Kenvil
659 Route 46 West
Kenvil, NJ  07847
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Telephone: 973-598-1515
Contact Name: Maryellen Soriano
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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
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Drawing from the Morris Museum’s worldwide collection of 2,000 sand samples, this exhibition delves into the structure and color of sand, as well as the science of beaches and the effect that...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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Presented by Justin Stanly, Kessler Foundation This presentation will focus on how Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) impacts emotions and behavior in children and will stress the importance of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Morris County Family Success Center
73 Bassett Highway
Dover, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Christie Farber
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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

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

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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


Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
Website »

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

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

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


Telephone: 856.365.3300
Website »

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Butterfly tent where we have over 100 monarch butterflies where you will be able to feed them

Cost: $5

Where:
Rockaway Mall
Dover, NJ  07801

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The Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering programs to introduce people to the enjoyment of trail...

Cost: $35 $45 $330

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
View map »


Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Explore the Arts in a nurturing environment that combines art history and mystery, creative techniques, and secrets about some of our most famous artists. Children are encouraged to explore,...

Cost: First Class FREE

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


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

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Experience a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their unforgettable characters with The...

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215.448.1200
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

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


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

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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

Cost: ages 4 and over: $34, ages 2, 3 & seniors over 60: $29

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
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Telephone: (508) 866-8190
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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

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

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

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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

Cost: $8 per person, children under 2 are free

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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Discover some family fun with the help of puzzles, games, and the park's mobile app. Try a ranger hat on for size, and share your knowledge of America's National Parks. Available daily...

Cost: Free

Where:
Independence National Historical Park
143 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: (215) 965-2305
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Encounter an incredible diversity of marine life as you help pull a twenty-foot seine net through the shallows of Cape MayHarbor.  You will learn about the lives of the animals that inhabit...

Cost: $10 adults, $5 children ages 3-12, children under 3 free

Where:
1600 Delaware Ave.
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: New Jersey Audubon Society
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Independence Day was a festive time in the 1890s. Patriotism was celebrated with music, games and good picnic food. Join the staff at Longstreet Farm as they celebrate the holiday with games and...

Where:
Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Telephone: 732-946-3758
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Date: 6/23/16    Band: Swing Sabroso (Latin/Salsa) Date: 6/30/16   Band: The Blawenberg Band (American Brass Band) Date: 7/7/16       Band:...

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard
301 N Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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June 7 – Yosi   June 14 – Preschool of Rock June 21 – Erin Lee & the Up Past Bedtime Band June 28 – The Fuzzy Lemons July 12 –  Ron Albanese...

Cost: Free

Where:
Shipyard Park
13th Street & McFeeley Drive
Hoboken, NJ
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Sponsor: The Applied Companies & Apple Montessori Schools
Telephone: (201) 420-2207
Contact Name: Geri Fallo
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Free Summer Film Series - Viewers Choice The audience is voting. Which one will it be? Stand By Me Independence Day Clerks Top Gun Aladdin

Cost: Free

Where:
Count Basie Theatre
99 Monmouth Street
Red Bank, NJ
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Telephone: 732-842-9000
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

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


Website »

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Summer Enchanted Evenings Concert Series: Proudly presented the City of Hoboken, these FREE Outdoor Performances will be held Thursday evenings at 7 pm at the Amphitheater at Sinatra...

Cost: Free

Where:
Amphitheater at Sinatra Park
Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Telephone: 201-420-2207
Contact Name: Geri Fallo
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Bring your chairs, blankets, and snacks and enjoy these outstanding concerts in the great outdoors.

Cost: Free

Where:
Ginty Field
50 Woodland Ave
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: The Township of Morris Parks and Recreation Department
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Join Linden's summer concert series for an evening of great music and entertainment!

Cost: Free

Where:
Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade
400 N Wood Ave
Linden, NJ  07036
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Concerts take place every Tuesday and Thursday night (except July 5th) at the Band Shell at Veteran's Field. Bring a chair or blanket, and be sure to not cross the baseball field if games are...

Cost: Free

Where:
Veteran's Field
Ridgewood, NJ  07450


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June 15 – To Kill a Mockingbird June 29 – Vertigo July 13 – Grease **We’ll also feature live 50’s music, a sock hop & more, so come to the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Memorial Park
S Walnut St
Ridgewood, NJ  07450
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Sponsor: The Ridgewood Guild
Telephone: 201-493-9911
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Highlands Presbyterian Church will be hosting a Summer Vacation Bible Camp from June 27, 2016 to July 1, 2016. The full day camp will run from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. at the Highlands Presbyterian...

Cost: 50

Where:
Highlands Presbyterian Church
3 Heath Lane
Schooley’s Mountain, NJ  07870
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Tod Squad is an amazing program that offers toddlers the chance to climb, explore, bounce and make things. Our toddler experience includes; soft play equipment, Playmaze, Bounce house and jr....

Cost: $10

Where:
Branchburg Sports Complex
47 Readington Rd
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Telephone: 908-203-1600
Contact Name: Dan Adams
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Registration for the Summer Nature Program at Schiff Nature Preserve in Mendham opens Monday, March 14th. Now in its 13th year, the program offers seven different one-week sessions in July and...

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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June 3: Inside Out at Presby Iris Gardens July 8: Purple Rain at Van Vleck House July 29: The Wiz at Montclair Public Library August 19: Jaws at Church Street

Cost: free

Where:
various locations
Montclair, NJ


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This seven-week parenting workshop was developed by the pediatric psychotherapists at Children's Specialized Hospital to help parents learn how to manage their child’s behavior. The course will...

Cost: $99

Where:
Children's Specialized Hospital
94 Stevens Rd
Toms River, NJ  08755
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Telephone: 888-CHILDRENS ext. 3
Contact Name: Dolores Switaj, Ph.D.
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Exhibit Dates: June 24 – September 3, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, June 24th from 6-8 p.m. This show is eagerly anticipated and is a great exhibition opportunity for artists at all levels of...

Cost: Free

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

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

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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 iPlay America will add another 8,000 square feet in the theme park to accommodate the all-new Freedom Rider spinning coaster and the largest indoor high-ropes course in New Jersey. The...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Calling all nature-loving readers! StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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June 28    Cinderella (2015)         July *05    Minions *Tonight’s movie may be postponed if the Fireworks are held over due...

Cost: Free

Where:
Excursion Park
JFK Blvd and Pleasure Ave
Sea Isle City, NJ  08243
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Telephone: (609) 263-8687
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Come connect with and learn from other families with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Cost: free

Where:
Children's Specialized Hospital
94 Stevens Road
Toms River, NJ  08755
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Telephone: 888-CHILDRENS ext. 2
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The Franklin Band will be performing a FREE Concert in the park.

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Pavilion @ Franklin Fireman's Memorial Park
137 Buckwheat Road
Franklin, NJ  07416
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Enjoy this rare opportunity to run through Fosterfields Living Historical Farm! Race through history on a cross country trail, blazed through the heart of a 19th century farm. This chip timed 5K is...

Cost: $20 Preregistration; $25 day of race registration.

Where:
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Road
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7616
Contact Name: Recreation Department
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Relax with friends and family and enjoy an evening under the stars at Essex County Branch Brook Park in Newark, a park known for its cherry blossoms each spring. The NJSO goes from the concert hall...

Cost: Free

Where:
Essex County Branch Brook Park
Christopher Columbus Drive
Newark, NJ
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Sponsor: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: 180-025-53476
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Our Motessori Preschool and Kindergarten program just relocated to 1961 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains at the end of March! 5% relocation promotion is offered for a limited spots that are available!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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The Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering programs to introduce people to the enjoyment of trail...

Cost: $35 $45 $330

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Save the Date!! Wednesday June 29th at 4 p.m. Does your child seem ready to ride without training wheels or is starting to make the transition from balance bike to a bike with pedals? Join V5...

Cost: Free

Where:
V5 Cycles
140 New Jersey 31
Flemington, NJ  08822
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Sponsor: V5 Cycles
Telephone: 908-824-7881
Contact Name: Caryl Harris
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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This seven-week parenting workshop was developed by the pediatric psychotherapists at Children's Specialized Hospital to help parents learn how to manage their child’s behavior. The course will...

Cost: $99

Where:
Children's Specialized Hospital
94 Stevens Rd
Toms River, NJ  08755
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Telephone: 888-CHILDRENS ext. 3
Contact Name: Dolores Switaj, Ph.D.
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Exhibit Dates: June 24 – September 3, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, June 24th from 6-8 p.m. This show is eagerly anticipated and is a great exhibition opportunity for artists at all levels of...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

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

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

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

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

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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

Cost: ages 4 and over: $34, ages 2, 3 & seniors over 60: $29

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
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Telephone: (508) 866-8190
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This seven-week parent workshop was developed by the pediatric psychotherapists at Children's Specialized Hospital to help parents learn how to manage their child’s behavior. The course will...

Cost: $99

Where:
Children's Specialized Hospital
150 New Providence Road
Auditorium A
Mountainside, NJ  07092
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Telephone: 908-389-5679
Contact Name: Dr. Shoshana Isenberg

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Claim your spot on the expansive lawn of Flood's Hill in Meadowland Park, adjacent to the vibrant South Orange Village Center. The NJSO goes from the concert hall to the movie theater to Meadowland...

Cost: Free

Where:
Flood's Hill at Meadowland Park in South Orange
70 North Ridgewood Road
South Orange, NJ  07079
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Sponsor: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: 180-025-53476
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Experience a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their unforgettable characters with The...

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215.448.1200
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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

Cost: $8 per person, children under 2 are free

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Here comes summer and let’s head outside with Senior Naturalist Allison Jackson! Experience nature with your toddler as Miss Allison shares stories, simple crafts and a short outdoor...

Cost: $7 for Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association members; $10 for non-members

Where:
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Reserve
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Telephone: 609-737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Butterfly tent where we have over 100 monarch butterflies where you will be able to feed them

Cost: $5

Where:
Rockaway Mall
Dover, NJ  07801

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Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

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

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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Discover some family fun with the help of puzzles, games, and the park's mobile app. Try a ranger hat on for size, and share your knowledge of America's National Parks. Available daily...

Cost: Free

Where:
Independence National Historical Park
143 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: (215) 965-2305
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NEW! "We Paint" Classes Parent/Child Bonding Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12-1pm Bond with your child and create a beautiful work of art you can both be proud of!

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Explore unique habitats all around the Watershed Reserve with Teacher-Naturalist Vicky Allen! Dress for summery weather and outdoor adventure. Wear a hat and bring a refillable water bottle....

Cost: Class fee per child: $12M/$18NM; Series Fee: $30M/$45NM

Where:
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Telephone: 609-737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
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Our Motessori Preschool and Kindergarten program just relocated to 1961 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains at the end of March! 5% relocation promotion is offered for a limited spots that are available!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Independence Day was a festive time in the 1890s. Patriotism was celebrated with music, games and good picnic food. Join the staff at Longstreet Farm as they celebrate the holiday with games and...

Where:
Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Telephone: 732-946-3758
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Highlands Presbyterian Church will be hosting a Summer Vacation Bible Camp from June 27, 2016 to July 1, 2016. The full day camp will run from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. at the Highlands Presbyterian...

Cost: 50

Where:
Highlands Presbyterian Church
3 Heath Lane
Schooley’s Mountain, NJ  07870
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
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Annual “Patriotic Celebration” kicks off at 6 pm  with music, food, games. Fireworks display 9:15 pm. Rain date is June 30th

Cost: Free

Where:
Veterans Field
North Jefferson Road
Whippany, NJ
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June 15        The Nerds   June 22        The Weeklings June 29        Matt O’Ree Band July 6 ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Beach E
Sandy Hook, NJ  07732


Sponsor: Sandy Hook Foundation
Telephone: 732-291-7733
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Date: 6/23/16    Band: Swing Sabroso (Latin/Salsa) Date: 6/30/16   Band: The Blawenberg Band (American Brass Band) Date: 7/7/16       Band:...

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard
301 N Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Unleash your creativity and make something! Stop by each week for a different free, hands-on making program. All ages are welcome!

Cost: Suggested admission $5 adults, children 12 and under free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Sponsor: New Jersey State Museum
Telephone: 609-292-6464
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SUMMER FAMILY CAMP FIRES - Join the Trailside staff for a campfire to celebrate the summer season. Start with lemonade & toasting marshmallows, then be a part of interactive stories, songs and...

Cost: $7-8

Where:
Trailside Nature and Science Center
452 New Providence Rd.
Mountainside, NJ
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Telephone: 908-789-3670
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Drawing from the Morris Museum’s worldwide collection of 2,000 sand samples, this exhibition delves into the structure and color of sand, as well as the science of beaches and the effect that...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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Summer Enchanted Evenings Concert Series: Proudly presented the City of Hoboken, these FREE Outdoor Performances will be held Thursday evenings at 7 pm at the Amphitheater at Sinatra...

Cost: Free

Where:
Amphitheater at Sinatra Park
Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Telephone: 201-420-2207
Contact Name: Geri Fallo
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In inclement weather, concerts are held in the  Darress Theatre, 615 Main Street, Boonton Rain location signs will be posted near the park and on the town bulletin boards.  ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Grace Lord Park
Boonton, NJ  07005


Sponsor: Boonton Area Cultural Arts
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Films in Van Vorst Van Vorst Park, 257 Montgomery St, Jersey City Come to the park this summer and bring a chair and bring a friend – the movie and popcorn are on us. June 8:...

Cost: Free

Where:
Van Vorst Park
257 Montgomery St
Jersey City, NJ  07302
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June 3: Inside Out at Presby Iris Gardens July 8: Purple Rain at Van Vleck House July 29: The Wiz at Montclair Public Library August 19: Jaws at Church Street

Cost: free

Where:
various locations
Montclair, NJ


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June 29: Open Season: Scared Silly July 6: Goosebumps July 13: Pixels July 20: Frozen July 27: Star Wars: The Force Awakens August 3: The Good...

Cost: Free

Where:
Stone Harbor Elementary School
275 93rd Street
Stone Harbor , NJ  08247
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Sponsor: Stone Harbor Recreation
Telephone: (609) 368-1210
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Enjoy “nature’s fireworks” with Jeff Hoagland on the Watershed Reserve and learn how to communicate with the fireflies! Discover the secret lives of the lightning bug, from...

Cost: Fee per person: $8 Watershed members/$12 non-members

Where:
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Reserve
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Telephone: 609-737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
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June 8 –  Creed  PG-13 June 15 –  Joy  PG-13 June 22 –  Star Wars: The Force Awakens PG-13 June 29 –  The Big Short Rated R ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pier A Park
Hoboken, NJ


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June 29: Star Wars: The Force Awakens July 13: Minions July 27: The Good Dinosaur August 20: Zootopia

Cost: Free

Where:
Ginny Field
50 Woodland Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-3260=-7371
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June 15 – To Kill a Mockingbird June 29 – Vertigo July 13 – Grease **We’ll also feature live 50’s music, a sock hop & more, so come to the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Memorial Park
S Walnut St
Ridgewood, NJ  07450
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Sponsor: The Ridgewood Guild
Telephone: 201-493-9911
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Friday, May 20 Minions              Harrison...

Cost: Free

Where:
Varies
, NJ


Telephone: 856-384-6900
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Calling all nature-loving readers! StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
View map »


Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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Individuals looking for brisk weekly walk are invited to join a weekly walking group that meets every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. at the Duke Island Visitor’s Center for a healthy walk through Duke...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duke Island Park
Old York Road
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200
Contact Name: Karren Newman
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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 iPlay America will add another 8,000 square feet in the theme park to accommodate the all-new Freedom Rider spinning coaster and the largest indoor high-ropes course in New Jersey. The...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

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

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Join the National Constitution Center for an array of patriotic festivities surrounding Independence Day, including the interactive Independence Day show, exploring the history of the Declaration...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Independence Mall
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Experience a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their unforgettable characters with The...

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215.448.1200
Website »

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

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

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


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Tod Squad is an amazing program that offers toddlers the chance to climb, explore, bounce and make things. Our toddler experience includes; soft play equipment, Playmaze, Bounce house and jr....

Cost: $10

Where:
Branchburg Sports Complex
47 Readington Rd
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Telephone: 908-203-1600
Contact Name: Dan Adams
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

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


Website »

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Highlands Presbyterian Church will be hosting a Summer Vacation Bible Camp from June 27, 2016 to July 1, 2016. The full day camp will run from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. at the Highlands Presbyterian...

Cost: 50

Where:
Highlands Presbyterian Church
3 Heath Lane
Schooley’s Mountain, NJ  07870
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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

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

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

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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

Cost: $8 per person, children under 2 are free

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


Telephone: (732) 747-2266
Website »

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Discover some family fun with the help of puzzles, games, and the park's mobile app. Try a ranger hat on for size, and share your knowledge of America's National Parks. Available daily...

Cost: Free

Where:
Independence National Historical Park
143 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: (215) 965-2305
Website »

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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

Cost: ages 4 and over: $34, ages 2, 3 & seniors over 60: $29

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
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Telephone: (508) 866-8190
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Encounter an incredible diversity of marine life as you help pull a twenty-foot seine net through the shallows of Cape MayHarbor.  You will learn about the lives of the animals that inhabit...

Cost: $10 adults, $5 children ages 3-12, children under 3 free

Where:
1600 Delaware Ave.
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: New Jersey Audubon Society
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Independence Day was a festive time in the 1890s. Patriotism was celebrated with music, games and good picnic food. Join the staff at Longstreet Farm as they celebrate the holiday with games and...

Where:
Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
View map »


Telephone: 732-946-3758
Website »

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Enjoy a special event at the Please Touch Museum. This museum encourages kids to explore exhibits with their hands. Have an exclusive meet and greet with Curious George at this character experience!

Cost: See website

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic Ave
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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Sponsor: Please Touch Museum
Telephone: 215-581-3181
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Outdoor concerts held at the Memorial Park Gazebo.

Cost: Free

Where:
Memorial Park Gazebo
Little Falls, NJ  07424


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Check out this annual sports booster carnival with amusements, rides, food, and fun for all. Featuring fireworks by Grucci on the 4th

Cost: Free

Where:
Overpeck County Park
Leonia, NJ


Telephone: 201-592-5787
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Date: 6/23/16    Band: Swing Sabroso (Latin/Salsa) Date: 6/30/16   Band: The Blawenberg Band (American Brass Band) Date: 7/7/16       Band:...

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard
301 N Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather concert will be held in the  Long Branch Middle School  (350 Indiana Ave. & N. Bath Ave.)  

Cost: Free

Where:
Pier Village
Long Branch, NJ  07740


Telephone: 732-923-2044
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This program’s longevity is more than great music! Deer Path Park offers incredible vistas, especially at sunset, for spectators to enjoy. The park also offers plenty of room...

Cost: Free

Where:
Deer Path Park
120 West Woodschurch Road
Flemington , NJ  08822
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Sponsor: Hunterdon County Division of Parks and Rec
Telephone: 908-782-7275
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Summer Enchanted Evenings Concert Series: Proudly presented the City of Hoboken, these FREE Outdoor Performances will be held Thursday evenings at 7 pm at the Amphitheater at Sinatra...

Cost: Free

Where:
Amphitheater at Sinatra Park
Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Telephone: 201-420-2207
Contact Name: Geri Fallo
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June 3: Inside Out at Presby Iris Gardens July 8: Purple Rain at Van Vleck House July 29: The Wiz at Montclair Public Library August 19: Jaws at Church Street

Cost: free

Where:
various locations
Montclair, NJ


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All concerts are FREE TO THE PUBLIC at the  at Lincoln Park June 23 - Rutherford Community Band June 30 - Lifespeed (Hard Rock) July 7 - Luke & The Troublemakers (Classic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hutzel Memorial Bandshell
Lincoln Park
Rutherford, NJ
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Irish music sensation Celtic Woman, Billboard's No. 1 World Music Artist, returns in the all-new Destiny concert tour! The heart of Ireland beats strongly throughout The Destiny Tour,...

Cost: $44-$79

Where:
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 1-888-GO-NJPAC
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Concerts take place every Tuesday and Thursday night (except July 5th) at the Band Shell at Veteran's Field. Bring a chair or blanket, and be sure to not cross the baseball field if games are...

Cost: Free

Where:
Veteran's Field
Ridgewood, NJ  07450


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Facilitated by June Young, LPC Family Partners, a New Jersey Family Service Organization serving Morris and Sussex Counties, is initiating a monthly, peer-led support group for parents of children...

Cost: Free

Where:
Parsippany Public Library
449 Halsey Road
Parsippany, NJ  07834
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: (973) 940-3194
Contact Name: Kerry Krauss
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Mark your calendars now for Thursday, June 30th for the 2016 Montgomery fireworks!  Reminders! Bring a blanket or chairs to sit on, alcohol is prohibited and all pets...

Cost: Free

Where:
Montgomery High School,
1014 Rt. 601
Skillman, NJ  08558
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This family friendly event features carnival rides and games. Throughout the weekend there is live music, live entertainment, DJ’s, gourmet food trucks and other attractions. On Saturday,...

Where:
County College of Morris
parking lot P1 off of Center Grove Road
Randolph, NJ
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Come join us for great bands, vendors and food at Rockin' Fest! The event will be held rain or shine. For more information, to prepay for parking or to make a donation visit: sussex.edu/rockinfest...

Cost: $10 per car/$5 with veteran

Where:
Sussex County Community College
1 College Hill Road
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Sussex County Community College
Telephone: 973.300.2109
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Calling all nature-loving readers! StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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Drawing from the Morris Museum’s worldwide collection of 2,000 sand samples, this exhibition delves into the structure and color of sand, as well as the science of beaches and the effect that...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

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: Colleen Mackenzie
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Butterfly tent where we have over 100 monarch butterflies where you will be able to feed them

Cost: $5

Where:
Rockaway Mall
Dover, NJ  07801

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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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The Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering programs to introduce people to the enjoyment of trail...

Cost: $35 $45 $330

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Welcome to the Duke Farms Farm to Table Market. Each Thursday between 3 and 8 pm, join us to support local farmers while enjoying music, food tastings, classes, and our 18 miles of trails. (free...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Duke Farms
1112 Dukes Parkway West
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Sponsor: Duke Farms
Telephone: 908-243-3643
Contact Name: Nora Wagner
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Exhibition Features Artists Sculpting with Light THE PARTICLE AND THE WAVE SATURDAY, JUNE 18 – FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016 OPENING RECEPTION: SATURDAY, JUNE 18 – 7 TO 10PM Index Art Center is...

Cost: free

Where:
Index Art Center
237 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 862-218-0278
Contact Name: Lowell Craig

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Take a seat on the lawn of Pier A Park in Hoboken and spend a relaxing summer evening outdoors! As night falls, the New York City skyline lights up behind the orchestra, making this a unique and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pier A Park
100 Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: 180-025-53476
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 iPlay America will add another 8,000 square feet in the theme park to accommodate the all-new Freedom Rider spinning coaster and the largest indoor high-ropes course in New Jersey. The...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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Our Motessori Preschool and Kindergarten program just relocated to 1961 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains at the end of March! 5% relocation promotion is offered for a limited spots that are available!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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This seven-week parenting workshop was developed by the pediatric psychotherapists at Children's Specialized Hospital to help parents learn how to manage their child’s behavior. The course will...

Cost: $99

Where:
Children's Specialized Hospital
94 Stevens Rd
Toms River, NJ  08755
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Telephone: 888-CHILDRENS ext. 3
Contact Name: Dolores Switaj, Ph.D.
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Exhibit Dates: June 24 – September 3, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, June 24th from 6-8 p.m. This show is eagerly anticipated and is a great exhibition opportunity for artists at all levels of...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Emblem3 will be LIVE at iPlay America on Thursday, June 30! Emblem3 gained national attention on The X-Factor USA’s second season when they signed with Simon Cowell’s record label. Now fans can...

Cost: $25-$350

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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Sublime summer evenings are the perfect backdrop for upbeat and entertaining music. Our Freehold Rocks! concert Series features widely known groups and local talent that attract audiences from the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Freehold, NJ  07728


Sponsor: 33 East Car Wash
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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Don’t miss your chance for a FREE concert by Arista Nashville recording artists LANco at Game time bar & Grill on Thursday, June 30! LANco is Brandon Lancaster (lead vocals), Chandler Baldwin...

Cost: FREE admission

Where:
iPlay America Game Time Bar & Grill
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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Meet live animals, hear exciting stories, go berry picking on the trails or discover frog songs by the lake.  Each day explores a different topic, and includes a simple craft to take home to...

Cost: $5 per member family; $7 per nonmember family.

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Plainsboro, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
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Independence Day was a festive time in the 1890s. Patriotism was celebrated with music, games and good picnic food. Join the staff at Longstreet Farm as they celebrate the holiday with games and...

Where:
Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Telephone: 732-946-3758
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For live music, pony and hay rides, games, food prepared with the farm's fresh ingredients and sprinklers (grab your bathing suit!), head to Donaldson Farms. Donaldson Farms produce will be...

Cost: No entrance fee. Activities and menu items priced individually.

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Rd
Hackettstown, NJ
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Check out this annual sports booster carnival with amusements, rides, food, and fun for all. Featuring fireworks by Grucci on the 4th

Cost: Free

Where:
Overpeck County Park
Leonia, NJ


Telephone: 201-592-5787
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July 1, at the municipal harbor, Simon Lake Drive, and also July 3, as part of the annual Fireman’s Fair, scheduled for June 28 to 30 and July 1 and 2. Fair opens at 6 each night, featuring...

Cost: free

Where:
Simon Lake Drive
, NJ


Telephone: 732-291-1444
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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...

Cost: $20/ members, $25/ nonmembers

Where:
New York Sports Club for Kids
39 W. Northfield Rd.
Livingston, NJ  07039
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Telephone: 973-716-0999
Contact Name: Ashley
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Kids Climbing Club (7-14 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 and...

Cost: $15.00 per child

Where:
Elite Climbing
67 Old Kings Highway
Maple Shade, NJ  08052
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Telephone: 856-273-1370
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Date: 6/23/16    Band: Swing Sabroso (Latin/Salsa) Date: 6/30/16   Band: The Blawenberg Band (American Brass Band) Date: 7/7/16       Band:...

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard
301 N Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Summer concerts at the New Jersey Botanical Gardens. A $5 donation is suggested.

Cost: $5 donation is suggested

Where:
New Jersey Botanical Gardens
2 Morris Road
Ringwood, NJ  07456
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Telephone: 973-962-9534
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June 17 Two Bands:     Totally Wired and Velvet Rose Rock/Top 40   **(Teen Night) Sponsored by the Mun. Alliance**  ...

Cost: Free

Where:
DiLorenzo Park
Netcong, NJ  07857


Sponsor: Recreation Commission
Telephone: 973-347-7307
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Cost: Free

Where:
Memorial Field
Rutherford, NJ  07070


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Summer Enchanted Evenings Concert Series: Proudly presented the City of Hoboken, these FREE Outdoor Performances will be held Thursday evenings at 7 pm at the Amphitheater at Sinatra...

Cost: Free

Where:
Amphitheater at Sinatra Park
Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Telephone: 201-420-2207
Contact Name: Geri Fallo
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The concert starts at 7:30 pm. Fireworks begin at ~9:40 pm A Concession stand and the Rider University radio station "The Bronc" will be on site to add to the fun! Rain Date: July 2

Cost: Free

Where:
Rider University
Lawrence Township, NJ


Sponsor: Lawrence Township Recreation Department
Telephone: (609) 844-7065
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Friday’s in Brookdale Park, Bloomfield/Montclair begins 7:30 pm July 1 - AM Gold along with a Fireworks Spectacular July 8 – Bronx Wanderers July 15 - Stylistics July 22...

Cost: Free

Where:
Brookdale Park
Bloomfield, NJ


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June 3: Inside Out at Presby Iris Gardens July 8: Purple Rain at Van Vleck House July 29: The Wiz at Montclair Public Library August 19: Jaws at Church Street

Cost: free

Where:
various locations
Montclair, NJ


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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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At Dykstra Park, there will be a DJ prior to the movie, and face paintings and refreshments to purchase. June 18: Minions July 16: Inside Out August 20: Zootopia​...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dykstra Park
22 Woodport Road
Sparta , NJ  07871
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Sponsor: Sparta Township Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 973-729-2383
Contact Name: Marianne Dilworth
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Come enjoy a family-friendly movie under the stars on the Green! Saturday, June 18 - DespicableMe Friday, July 15 - Charloette's Web Friday, August 19 - Cloudy with a Chance of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Palmer Square
Princeton, NJ  08542


Telephone: 609.921.2333
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July 1: Minions July 8: Pitch Perfect 2 July 15: Inside Out July 22: Jurassic World July 29: The Good Dinosaur August 5: Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mirror Lake Beach
3240 W Carleton Road
Pemberton Township, NJ  08068
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Sponsor: Pemberton Recreation and Pemberton Township Alliance Group
Telephone: 609-893-5034
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Memorial Park, festivities begin at 7:30 PM, fireworks at 9 PM. Rain date is July 2 or 6. The skies will be aglow with a multitude of colorful designs, and explosions will be heard to honor...

Cost: free

Where:
Memorial Park
Berdan Avenue and 1st Street
Fair Lawn, NJ  07410
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Sponsor: Memorial Park Parks & Rec Department
Telephone: (201) 796-6746
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June 18: Star Wars: The Force Awakens July 16: Jurassic World August 20: Zootopia

Cost: Free

Where:
Kennedy Park
807 Washington Road
Sayreville, NJ  08871
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Sponsor: Sayreville Recreation
Telephone: 732-390-2918
Contact Name: Jerry Ust
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Highlands Presbyterian Church will be hosting a Summer Vacation Bible Camp from June 27, 2016 to July 1, 2016. The full day camp will run from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. at the Highlands Presbyterian...

Cost: 50

Where:
Highlands Presbyterian Church
3 Heath Lane
Schooley’s Mountain, NJ  07870
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Celebrate the spirit, strength and dedication of our three municipalities, by coming together to "Celebrate our Stars & Stripes" in skyrocketing style: With a Spectacular Fireworks...

Where:
Perth Amboy, NJ


Telephone: 732-588-6860
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

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

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Experience a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their unforgettable characters with The...

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215.448.1200
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Join the National Constitution Center for an array of patriotic festivities surrounding Independence Day, including the interactive Independence Day show, exploring the history of the Declaration...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Independence Mall
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

Cost: ages 4 and over: $34, ages 2, 3 & seniors over 60: $29

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
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Telephone: (508) 866-8190
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Discover some family fun with the help of puzzles, games, and the park's mobile app. Try a ranger hat on for size, and share your knowledge of America's National Parks. Available daily...

Cost: Free

Where:
Independence National Historical Park
143 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: (215) 965-2305
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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

Cost: $8 per person, children under 2 are free

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Taubenslag's Theater Camp at MCC will perform "The Brave Little Tailors of Transylvania", a one-hour musical comedy featuring zombies, vampires, dracula and more! This spooky-fun adventure is a...

Cost: $3 per ticket

Where:
Middlesex County College
Performing Arts Center
2600 Woodbridge Ave
Edison, NJ  08818
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Sponsor: Middlesex County College
Telephone: 732-906-2556
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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

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

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

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The weekend full of events features a boardwalk run, parades, concerts, craft shows, the Patriotic Pooch Parade, beach yoga and a fireworks extravaganza. Times and locations vary.

Cost: Many events free, some have fees.

Where:
Wildwood Beach and Boardwalk
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 800-992-9732
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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This family friendly event features carnival rides and games. Throughout the weekend there is live music, live entertainment, DJ’s, gourmet food trucks and other attractions. On Saturday,...

Where:
County College of Morris
parking lot P1 off of Center Grove Road
Randolph, NJ
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A Wicked Queen banishes the beautiful Snow White out into the woods. Her journey is a dangerous one and along the way, she meets a troll king, a hag, Rose Red, two handsome princes, and some...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ  08560
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Telephone: 609-737-0609
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PLEASE NOTE EXCLUDED DATES: JULY 15 & 22, AUGUST 5 & 19, SEPTEMBER 2 Enjoy a morning of paddling, exploration, and wildlife viewing during a Kayak Tour! Participants will kayak along the lake...

Cost: In County-$25/person, Out of County- $30/person

Where:
Mercer County Marina
Paxson Ave
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Sponsor: Mercer County Park Commission
Telephone: 609-888-3218
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Starts Friday June 24th, check website for entire summer schedule/concert listings  

Cost: Free

Where:
Echo Lake Park
Mountainside, NJ  07092


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In what has become a beloved Stone Harbor tradition, the one-and-only Peter Max returns to Ocean Galleries (9618 Third Avenue, Stone Harbor/609.368.7777) over the Fourth of July weekend, with his...

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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Bring in Shabbat with a song filled multi-generational service. Bring toys for the kids! (No electronic toys, crayons, or markers, please). Bring blankets and beach towels to sit on the grass!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Temple Beth Ahm
550 Lloyd Rd
Aberdeen, NJ  07747
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Friday, May 20 Minions              Harrison...

Cost: Free

Where:
Varies
, NJ


Telephone: 856-384-6900
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Exhibit Dates: June 24 – September 3, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, June 24th from 6-8 p.m. This show is eagerly anticipated and is a great exhibition opportunity for artists at all levels of...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Exhibition Features Artists Sculpting with Light THE PARTICLE AND THE WAVE SATURDAY, JUNE 18 – FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016 OPENING RECEPTION: SATURDAY, JUNE 18 – 7 TO 10PM Index Art Center is...

Cost: free

Where:
Index Art Center
237 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 862-218-0278
Contact Name: Lowell Craig

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Kick off your Fourth of July weekend with a FREE concert for the whole family! No tickets are required. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Various ensembles from the 63rd Army Band will...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Fellowship Deaconry
3575 Valley Road
Liberty Corner, NJ  07938
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Sponsor: Fellowship Deaconry
Telephone: (908) 580-0850
Contact Name: Chris Hendrickson
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At the Municipal Parking Lot, Btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave. May 21: The Iron Giant June 4: Raiders of the Lost Ark July 16: Tron July 30: Clash of the Titans...

Cost: Free

Where:
Municipal Lot
Raritan Avenue
Highland Park, NJ  08904
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Join us on the beach at Jenkinson's for Movies on the Beach. All movies start at dark. June 24th: Pan (PG) July 1st: Minions (PG) July 8th: Pitch Perfect 2 (PG-13) July 15th: Zootopia (PG) July...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant, NJ  08742
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Telephone: 732-892-0600
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June 29: Hotel Transylvania July 27: Field of Dreams

Cost: Free

Where:
Carriage House
Mendham, NJ  07945


Sponsor: Recreation Department
Telephone: 973-543-7152
Contact Name: Bruce DiBisceglie
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Sponsored by the Folk Project. Concerts nearly every Friday night, with the second Friday usually an open stage. Each performance includes a main act and an opening act. Wheelchair accessible....

Cost: Adults $9; 12 and under free

Where:
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship
21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-335-9489
Contact Name: Mike Agranoff, Minstrel Chairman
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Our Motessori Preschool and Kindergarten program just relocated to 1961 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains at the end of March! 5% relocation promotion is offered for a limited spots that are available!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Calling all nature-loving readers! StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Explore the Arts in a nurturing environment that combines art history and mystery, creative techniques, and secrets about some of our most famous artists. Children are encouraged to explore,...

Cost: First Class FREE

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

Cost: $30.00 per session

Where:
DJB Counseling LLC
283 Sparta Avenue
Sparta , NJ  07871
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Come join us for Terhune wine, wine fare, relaxing music, and friend filled evenings every Friday night this summer (June, July and August) at Terhune Orchards Vineyard and Winery from 4:00 - 7:00...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Terhune Vineyard & Winery
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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This seven-week parenting workshop was developed by the pediatric psychotherapists at Children's Specialized Hospital to help parents learn how to manage their child’s behavior. The course will...

Cost: $99

Where:
Children's Specialized Hospital
94 Stevens Rd
Toms River, NJ  08755
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Telephone: 888-CHILDRENS ext. 3
Contact Name: Dolores Switaj, Ph.D.
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Every Friday during the summer is Parent's Night Out at My kinder club! So you can plan, and also have fun while the little ones have a blast! Pizza, Open Play, arts and craft, movie! They'll beg...

Cost: 50 per kid(sibling discount)

Where:
My Kinder Club
880 River Road
2nd floor
Edgewater, NJ  07020
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Sponsor: My Kinder Club
Telephone: 201.366.4501
Contact Name: My Kinder Club
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Friday Family Movie Night is back for summer 2016! Bring the family and a blanket (or chairs) and join us each week on Alan Augustine Village Green. All movies begin at dusk June 17 - Hotel...

Cost: Free

Where:
Alan Augustine Village Green
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076


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Come join Miss Katie, certified ChildLight Yoga instructor, for Open Play with a side of Storytime Yoga.

Cost: $8

Where:
EdVenture Land Kenvil
659 Route 46 West
Kenvil, NJ  07847
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Telephone: 973-598-1515
Contact Name: Maryellen Soriano
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Discover the new exhibit, Toothpick World, then practice your own building techniques with popsicle sticks and building blocks. Tot Tours are fun and enriching programs for children ages 2-5 and...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3718
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Gather with your little ones while our educators share a story worthy of the Abbott Marshlands, followed by a craft or activity. We’ve chosen the best stories of wildlife and history to enjoy...

Cost: Free, Donations Welcome

Where:
Tulpehaking Nature Center
157 Westcott Ave
Hamilton, NJ  08610
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Sponsor: Mercer County Park Commission
Telephone: 609-888-3218
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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
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With just toothpicks and Elmer's Glue, artist Stan Munro constructs precise reproductions of architectural masterworks and world-renowned structures. Toothpick World features iconic American...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown , NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 972-971-3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

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: Colleen Mackenzie
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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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The Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering programs to introduce people to the enjoyment of trail...

Cost: $35 $45 $330

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Come meet Dryptosaurus, the eastern cousin of T-rex! Dryptosaurus was the second nearly complete dinosaur ever found (after Hadrosaurus), and it was found in New Jersey! The animal was...

Cost: Suggested museum admission $5 adults, children 12 years and under free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

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

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Saturday Dog Walks on the trails at Lord Stirling Park at Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable continue weekly on the spring and summer schedule. The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable...

Cost: $3

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Lord Stirling Stable
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

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

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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In what has become a beloved Stone Harbor tradition, the one-and-only Peter Max returns to Ocean Galleries (9618 Third Avenue, Stone Harbor/609.368.7777) over the Fourth of July weekend, with his...

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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Join the National Constitution Center for an array of patriotic festivities surrounding Independence Day, including the interactive Independence Day show, exploring the history of the Declaration...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Independence Mall
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
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Experience a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their unforgettable characters with The...

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215.448.1200
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July Weekend Crafting is here! Happy 4th of July!! Enjoy the fireworks & make a picture as spectacular as the day! Join us every weekend in July for a special craft!

Cost: free with general admission

Where:
Imagine That!!! A NJ Children's Museum
4 Vreeland Rd.
Florham Park, NJ  07932
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Sponsor: Imagine That!!!
Telephone: 973-966-8000
Contact Name: Karisa
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The Borough's fantastic annual fireworks display will take place on Saturday, July 2nd at approximately 9 pm behind the Tenafly High School.  Rain date for the fireworks is...

Where:
behind the Tenafly High School
Tenafly, NJ


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3 days of fun! When: Saturday, July 2nd – Monday, July 4th. 10 AM – 7 PM Details: What better way to celebrate America than at a Construction Theme Park? Dig with us all...

Cost: 29.95

Where:
Diggerland USA
100 Pinedge Drive
West Berlin, NJ  08091
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Sponsor: Diggerland USA
Telephone: 856-768-1110
Contact Name: Public Relations
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

Cost: $8 per person, children under 2 are free

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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Discover some family fun with the help of puzzles, games, and the park's mobile app. Try a ranger hat on for size, and share your knowledge of America's National Parks. Available daily...

Cost: Free

Where:
Independence National Historical Park
143 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: (215) 965-2305
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For the Fourth of July weekend come and celebrate history with some fun, family friendly events such as a free lawn concert with music by The United States Army Old Guard Fife and...

Cost: Most events are free, some may have a fee.

Where:
Morris County Tourism Bureau
6 Court St.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-631-5151
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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

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

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

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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

Cost: ages 4 and over: $34, ages 2, 3 & seniors over 60: $29

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
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Telephone: (508) 866-8190
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Want to make art in the great outdoors? Visit our Free Art Outpost on Governors Island throughout the summer for free hands-on art making led by CMA’s Teaching Artists. Free Art Island...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Nolan Park, Governors Island
Outside Buildings 11 & 14
New York, NY  10004
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Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts/Free Arts Island Outpost
Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna Dubose
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Independence Day was a festive time in the 1890s. Patriotism was celebrated with music, games and good picnic food. Join the staff at Longstreet Farm as they celebrate the holiday with games and...

Where:
Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Telephone: 732-946-3758
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We will think about the meaning of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness at Historic Walnford on Fourth of July weekend against the backdrop of the largest pre-Revolutionary War home standing...

Cost: free

Where:
Historic Walnford
62 Walnford Road
Upper Freehold, NJ
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Telephone: 609-259-6275
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Hansel & Gretel Music and Lyrics by Louis Palena September 10 & 11, 2016 September 17 & 18, 2016 Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm Based on the original tale, take a trip...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ  08560
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Telephone: 609-737-0609
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Drawing from the Morris Museum’s worldwide collection of 2,000 sand samples, this exhibition delves into the structure and color of sand, as well as the science of beaches and the effect that...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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With just toothpicks and Elmer's Glue, artist Stan Munro constructs precise reproductions of architectural masterworks and world-renowned structures. Toothpick World features iconic American...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown , NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 972-971-3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

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: Colleen Mackenzie
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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Blast off into space with everyone's favorite duo! A mysterious "M" sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover teh secrets of the sun, moon, planets, and more! Suitable...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Retro Bake Off & Bake Sale Saturday, July 2nd, 2pm 16 Label St. Montclair, NJ Bake us your family’s favorite recipe to win awesome prizes and the chance to be crowned our Retro Baking Queen or...

Cost: Free

Where:
Montclair Bread Company
16 Label St
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Contact Name: Henah Parikh
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This seven-week parenting workshop was developed by the pediatric psychotherapists at Children's Specialized Hospital to help parents learn how to manage their child’s behavior. The course will...

Cost: $99

Where:
Children's Specialized Hospital
94 Stevens Rd
Toms River, NJ  08755
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Telephone: 888-CHILDRENS ext. 3
Contact Name: Dolores Switaj, Ph.D.
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Exhibit Dates: June 24 – September 3, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, June 24th from 6-8 p.m. This show is eagerly anticipated and is a great exhibition opportunity for artists at all levels of...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Exhibition Features Artists Sculpting with Light THE PARTICLE AND THE WAVE SATURDAY, JUNE 18 – FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016 OPENING RECEPTION: SATURDAY, JUNE 18 – 7 TO 10PM Index Art Center is...

Cost: free

Where:
Index Art Center
237 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 862-218-0278
Contact Name: Lowell Craig

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Held the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Dance to a caller and live band! No partner necessary. Beginners workshop at 7:30 pm. This event best for middle school age and up. Please carry in...

Cost: Adults $10; students $5

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
Parish House
14 Hanover Road
East Hanover, NJ  07963
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-295-6864
Contact Name: Gloria Friedman
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Our Motessori Preschool and Kindergarten program just relocated to 1961 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains at the end of March! 5% relocation promotion is offered for a limited spots that are available!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Enjoy the 4th of July fireworks display from the viewing station at Rahway River Park starting at 9:00pm on the 4th of July!

Cost: free

Where:
Rahway River Park
Parkway Road
Rahway, NJ  07065
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Sponsor: City of Rahway
Telephone: 732-669-3602
Contact Name: Anthony
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For live music, pony and hay rides, games, food prepared with the farm's fresh ingredients and sprinklers (grab your bathing suit!), head to Donaldson Farms. Donaldson Farms produce will be...

Cost: No entrance fee. Activities and menu items priced individually.

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Rd
Hackettstown, NJ
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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Check out this annual sports booster carnival with amusements, rides, food, and fun for all. Featuring fireworks by Grucci on the 4th

Cost: Free

Where:
Overpeck County Park
Leonia, NJ


Telephone: 201-592-5787
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July 1, at the municipal harbor, Simon Lake Drive, and also July 3, as part of the annual Fireman’s Fair, scheduled for June 28 to 30 and July 1 and 2. Fair opens at 6 each night, featuring...

Cost: free

Where:
Simon Lake Drive
, NJ


Telephone: 732-291-1444
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Date: 6/23/16    Band: Swing Sabroso (Latin/Salsa) Date: 6/30/16   Band: The Blawenberg Band (American Brass Band) Date: 7/7/16       Band:...

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard
301 N Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Summer Enchanted Evenings Concert Series: Proudly presented the City of Hoboken, these FREE Outdoor Performances will be held Thursday evenings at 7 pm at the Amphitheater at Sinatra...

Cost: Free

Where:
Amphitheater at Sinatra Park
Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Telephone: 201-420-2207
Contact Name: Geri Fallo
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Princeton University Sports Field near the University Stadium. Gates open at 7 PM and fireworks start shortly after 9 PM.

Cost: free

Where:
Princeton University Sports Field
Princeton, NJ  08544


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Music from 7-8:30 pm. Movie starts at sunset Please bring a chair or blanket. July 2: Music: Joe Leo Bwarie & Orchestra / Movie: Jersey Boys – 2014 July 9: Music: Double Down /...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fort Lee Community Center
1355 Inwood Terrace
Fort Lee, NJ
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Sponsor: Fort Lee Film Commission and Office of Historic & Cultural Affairs

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Fireworks at Dwight Morrow High School, 7:30 pm, rain date July 8.

Where:
Dwight Morrow High School
274 Knickerbocker Rd
Englewood, NJ  07631
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Telephone: (201) 862-6037
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June 3: Inside Out at Presby Iris Gardens July 8: Purple Rain at Van Vleck House July 29: The Wiz at Montclair Public Library August 19: Jaws at Church Street

Cost: free

Where:
various locations
Montclair, NJ


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The NJSO goes from the concert hall to the movie theater to the Mercer County Park Festival Grounds! Listen to musical selections from Ghostbusters, Star Wars, The Godfather: Part III, The Wizard...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mercer County Park Festival Grounds
334 South Post Road
West Windsor Township, NJ  08550
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Sponsor: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: 800-255-3476
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Rahway’s 4th of July Fireworks will have the best viewing areas will be along Main Street and Irving Street in the Downtown area or from the City Hall Parking lot. Rain Date: July 3rd.

Cost: free

Where:
City Hall
1 City Hall Plaza
Rahway, NJ  07065
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Sponsor: Union County Freeholders

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Celebrate the spirit, strength and dedication of our three municipalities, by coming together to "Celebrate our Stars & Stripes" in skyrocketing style: With a Spectacular Fireworks...

Where:
Perth Amboy, NJ


Telephone: 732-588-6860
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Every Saturday and Sunday starting April 9, head to the farm for pony rides, moon bounces, wagon train rides and much more. Times vary.

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ
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Telephone: 908-879-7189
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This family friendly event features carnival rides and games. Throughout the weekend there is live music, live entertainment, DJ’s, gourmet food trucks and other attractions. On Saturday,...

Where:
County College of Morris
parking lot P1 off of Center Grove Road
Randolph, NJ
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Hands-on History Jun 11 , 2016 - Jun 12 , 2016 Try your hand at crafts and trades from the 1800s! Blacksmithing, basket weaving, woodworking and more. Step inside the Village's 26...

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9
Cape May, NJ
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Telephone: (609) 898-2300, ext. 18
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The weekend full of events features a boardwalk run, parades, concerts, craft shows, the Patriotic Pooch Parade, beach yoga and a fireworks extravaganza. Times and locations vary.

Cost: Many events free, some have fees.

Where:
Wildwood Beach and Boardwalk
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 800-992-9732
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Calling all nature-loving readers! StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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A Wicked Queen banishes the beautiful Snow White out into the woods. Her journey is a dangerous one and along the way, she meets a troll king, a hag, Rose Red, two handsome princes, and some...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ  08560
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Telephone: 609-737-0609
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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