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The Best NJ Spots to Get Apple Cider Doughnuts

Nothing says fall like these farm- or oven-fresh bundles of dough.

Food Festivals in New Jersey

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

5 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.

Pass the Syrup! The Best NJ Spots to Celebrate National Waffle Day

These eateries serve everything from traditional liege waffles to waffled grilled cheese to chicken and waffles.

Some of Your Kid’s Favorite Breakfast Cereals May Have High Levels of a Cancer-Causing Chemical

Popular oat cereals and oatmeals are among the foods that may have unsafe levels of glyphosate.

An Instaworthy Pop-Up Candy Exhibit Is Coming to NYC in August

Get your golden ticket ASAP to this three-month installation dedicated to all things sweet.

Amazing Date Night Ideas to Spice Up Your August

Call the sitter; you’re due for a kid-free summer night out!

Chocoholics, Assemble! The Big Chocolate Show Is Making a Return to NYC

From celeb chefs to tasting classes, this weekend-long event is beyond sweet.

This One-of-a-Kind Spot Gives Jersey Bagels a New Meaning

The Freehold shop has already taken the NJ breakfast scene by storm.

New Jersey Family's 2nd Annual Ultimate Bucket List: Good Eats

We asked YOU to tell us your favorite things to do in and around NJ (and threw in some of our faves, too). From awesome attractions and restaurants to the best beaches and spots for kid-free fun, you’ll want to put every one of these winners on your list!

Hot Diggity Dog! National Hot Dog Day Is Here

Celebrate this frank-filled holiday on July 18 at these NJ spots.

8 Colorful Summer Cocktails

The kids aren’t the only ones who deserve a break in the summer. Once they go to bed, or while they’re chasing fireflies, try one of these amazing drinks then add them to the menu at your next BBQ.

9 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.

A Pop-Up Pizza Museum is Coming to New York City

Your fall Instagram feed is about to get extra cheesy.

Donut or Doughnut? Forget the Spelling and Grab a Free Treat Tomorrow!

Indulge in sugary fried bliss on June 1 for National Doughnut Day.

Our Favorite NJ Festivals of the Summer

These can’t-miss fests will be the highlights of the season.

Instaworthy: Three Epic NJ Ice Cream Treats You Don’t Want to Miss

We all scream for these over-the-top sweet treats.

Only in NJ: The State's Most Unique Fairs and Festivals

These one-of-a-kind events will inspire serious state pride.

Where to Get Soft Pretzels in NJ

Snag some of the state's best for National Pretzel Day on April 26.

Your Cookie Dough Prayers Have Been Answered: Dough Life is Coming to NJ

The gourmet chain is opening stores in 4 NJ towns.
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October 2018

WHAT: Shatterproof, a national nonprofit dedicated to ending the stigma of addiction, will host an event on Sunday, October 14th for the New York community to rise up against addiction and support...

Cost: $0-$50

Where:
Pier 84 - Hudson River Park
555 12th Ave
New York City, NY  10036
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Telephone: 800-597-2557

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Your leaders will fit you with a lifejacket and paddle, and then drive to the river, where they will discuss maneuvering techniques and canoe safety. Our leaders will guide you down the river. We...

Cost: $35

Where:
See dates for location
, NJ


Sponsor: Hunterdon Co. Division of Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 908-782-1158
Contact Name: Laura Bush
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CANOEING HUNTERDON’S WATERWAYS: RIVER TRIPS. Your leaders will fit you with a lifejacket and paddle, and then drive in a County van to the river, where they will discuss maneuvering techniques...

Cost: $35 per trip

Where:
Hunterdon County Arboretum
1020 State Highway 31
Lebanon, NJ  08833
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Sponsor: Hunterdon County Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 908-782-1158
Contact Name: Laura Bush
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ABOUT JDRF ONE WALK® JDRF One Walk has one goal: to create a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). We know you want to make a cure a reality too—and we can't wait for you to join us! When you...

Cost: Fundraiser

Where:
Horseshoe Lake Park
72 Eyeland Avenue
Succasunna, NJ  07876
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Sponsor: JDRF
Telephone: 732-219-6654
Contact Name: Stacy DiArchangel
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Enjoy our carnival themed adventure showcasing rich Latino and Caribbean culture filled with traditional cultural dances, music, visual arts and displays and much more Disfrute de nuestra aventura...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Joyce Kilmer Park
143 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: New Brunswick Cultural Center
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Chester’s 35th Annual Harvest Celebration OCTOBER 13 & 14, 2018 11:00 am to 5:00 pm You couldn’t pick a better way to spend a weekend! Come and enjoy this FREE 2-day event in Historic Downtown...

Cost: Free

Where:
Historic Chester, NJ
28 Main Street
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Historic Chester Business Association
Telephone: 973-223-2665
Contact Name: Toni Perry
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Looking forward to the Summer? Don't miss Meadowbrook's Open House! Meet our Camp Directors and Leadership Team. Take a guided tour of Meadowbrook's magnificent 50 acre wooded campus and learn...

Cost: 0

Where:
Meadowbrook Country Day Camp
73 East Valley Brook Road
Long Valley, NJ  07853
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Sponsor: Meadowbrook Country Day Camp
Telephone: 908-876-3429
Contact Name: Mason Goldberg
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In its fourth year, the Hopewell Valley Arts Council’s Amazing Pumpkin Carve is a must-not-miss, art-filled weekend of fun in the heart of the Hopewell Valley. Visitors of all ages will be wowed...

Cost: Adults $10, Ages 11-18 $5, Under 10 Free

Where:
Woolsey Park
221 Washington Crossing - Pennington Road
Titusville, NJ  08560
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Sponsor: Hopewell Valley Arts Council
Telephone: 609-281-5887
Contact Name: Kristin Tunkel
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Fall is a time for change at the Arboretum! Spend a Sunday with the Arboretum’s Teen Volunteers as they tell you about their ongoing Citizen Science Projects, how this impacts conservation in our...

Cost: Member: $5 Non-Member: $8

Where:
Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary
324 Forest Drive South
Short Hills, NJ  07078
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Telephone: 973-376-3587
Contact Name: Melissa Czinn
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Our Fall Fest and Halloween activities guarantee fun for all ages! Special FallFest activities run from Sept. 15th through October 31st.  (see our Activity Calendar for detailed...

Where:
A. Casola Farms
178 Highway 34 and Schanck Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Halloween Funfest including: Hayrides, Petting Zoo, Duck Races, Corn Maze, Hay Maze, Corn Crib, Pedal Carts, Boat Yard, Petting Zoo, Hay tunnels, Striker Pounders, Tire Mountain, Live Country...

Cost: $20 per person

Where:
Maple Leaf Farms
525 Route 9 South
Manalapan, NJ  07726
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Telephone: 732-851-4400

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Why belly dance? - move your hips and express yourself - learn the art of dance while working your body - no experience needed - gentle way to get yourself moving -no special outfits required, just...

Cost: $19.99 / 2 classes per week

Where:
Drum and Dance Learning Center
59 Paul Robeson Place
YWCA Princeton
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Drum and Dance Learning Center
Telephone: 609-424-3058
Contact Name: Kim Leary
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A family friendly-focused WALK to recognize the courage and determination of food allergy families. Celebrate these food allergy heroes and make an impact at "Fare Food Allergy Heroes Walk" Fun and...

Cost: 0

Where:
Great Lawn Pavillion
Promenade on Ocean Avenue
28 McKinley Street
Long Branch, NJ  07740
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Sponsor: FARE
Telephone: 908-380-2108
Contact Name: Eryn Latorra

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Guests will experience thrill and adventure as they carefully navigate a massive maze surrounded by 10-acres of corn fields. Younger guests can warm up to the excitement by experiencing a smaller,...

Cost: Included with Pick-Your-Own admission

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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Owls are fascinating nocturnal birds of prey with adaptations that make them incredible hunters. Let’s take a close look at our NJ owls and find out who is whooing in the dark! Join a Duke Farms...

Cost: $5 per child

Where:
Duke Farms
1112 Dukes Pkwy W
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Sponsor: Duke Farms
Telephone: 908-722-3700
Contact Name: Samantha Wolfe
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The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and a...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Join us this October for a family-friendly handmade craft market at Adventure Aquarium! More than 30 New Jersey and Philadelphia area artisans will set up shop selling their treasures among the...

Cost: Aquarium Admission

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Sponsor: Marketspace Vendor Events
Telephone: 908-514-8431
Contact Name: Kim Kraemer
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The exhibition opens to the public on Monday, March 12, 2018, and is on view through January 6, 2019. Members will be able to preview the exhibition on Friday, March 9, through Sunday, March 11....

Cost: Admission to the Museum and the exhibition is $28 for adults, $16.50 for childre

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
, NJ

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Don't miss this opportunity to start your holiday and fall shopping with this long running art and craft show. One hundred quality exhibitors with arts and crafts will be set up in one huge gym for...

Cost: $3

Where:
Wayne Valley High School
551 Valley Road
Wayne , NJ  07470
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Sponsor: Wayne Valley Band Parents
Telephone: 201-666-1340
Contact Name: Pat Tita
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Celebrate American Craft Week at the Fall Fine Arts and Crafts at Brookdale Park, held rain or shine on October 13-14 from 10am-5pm, is presently in its 19th year, features 150 fine artists and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Brookdale Park
473 Watchung Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ  07003
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Sponsor: Rose Squared Productions, Inc
Telephone: 212-595-0189
Contact Name: Howard Rose
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Beautiful Park, Beautiful Fine Art and Fine Crafts Celebrate American Craft Week with 150 fine artists and fine craft artisans displaying their talents at the 19th annual Fall Fine Art and Crafts...

Cost: Free

Where:
Brookdale Park
473 Watchung Ave
Bloomfield, NJ  07003
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Sponsor: Rose Squared Productions, Inc
Telephone: 212-595-0189
Contact Name: Howard Rose
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"Portraits of People we Love" is an exhibition curated by Sarah McCann that invited artists to create and submit work that depicts a person or persons each artist loves. This love may be platonic,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gallery Aferro
73 Market St.
Newark, NJ  07102
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Artist David John Rush has always held a special place in his heart for Waterloo Village with many memories of his trips there as a youngster and now as an artist capturing Waterloo’s charms in...

Cost: 0

Where:
Wharton Public Library
15 S Main Street
Wharton, NJ  07885
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Sponsor: Wharton Public Library
Telephone: 973-361-1333
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Picture This! begins with a 10 am gallery program which includes interactive activities, art viewing, and a storybook reading. At 10:45 am head to the art studio to create original art and enjoy a...

Cost: General: $25 per person

Where:
The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY  10128
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Sundays: October 7 - November 18, 2018 (no class October 21). For kids ages 7-13. This course is focused on the basic fundamentals of illustration which includes (Composition, Value, Color, and...

Cost: Museum Members: $135; Non-Members: $150

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3710
Contact Name: Studio Art
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The artists in this exhibit give voice to marginalized and underrepresented communities and individuals while addressing discrimination, racism, colonialism, identity, immigration, and...

Cost: 0

Where:
William Paterson University Galleries
300 Pompton Road
WAYNE, NJ  07470
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Telephone: 197-372-02654
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The GFAF Expos are the greatest events on earth for those living a gluten-free or allergen-friendly lifestyle. Sample hundreds of products, meet with local & national brands, receive coupons and...

Cost: $15

Where:
Meadowlands Exposition Center
355 Plaza Drive
Secaucus, NJ  07094

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Hayrides and pumpkin painting are just the start of a fun-filled family weekend. There'll be games, face painting, applesauce making, booths, exhibits, and many free activities for the...

Cost: Free admission. Parking: $5/car.

Where:
NJ State Botanical Garden
Ringwood State Park
Morris Road
Ringwood, NJ  07456
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Sponsor: NJBG & Ringwood C of C
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The GFAF Expos are the greatest events on earth for those living a gluten-free or allergen-friendly lifestyle. Sample hundreds of products, meet with local & national brands, receive coupons and...

Cost: $15 adults, $5 kids (3-12), $25 weekend pass

Where:
Meadowlands Exposition Center
355 Plaza Drive
Secaucus, NJ  07094

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The annual Allentown Fall Festival features live music, a craft beer garden, food trucks, classic cars, civil war encampment, craft vendors and a host of activities for kids. Showcasing 100%...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Historic Allentown
South Main Street
Allentown, NJ  08501
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Sponsor: ABCA
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This exhibition of women’s rights and advocacy posters, created by both men and women, challenges gender inequality and stereotypes, advocates for reproductive and sexual rights, and promotes...

Cost: 0

Where:
William Paterson University Galleries
300 Pompton Road
Ben Shahn Hall
WAYNE, NJ  07470
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Telephone: 197-372-02654
Contact Name: Emily Johnsen
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Saint Mary and Saint Bishoy Coptic Orthodox Church Linden NJ present its Annual cultural experience Festival includes an exclusive tour thru different Pharaonic Kingdoms. Have fun in the...

Cost: FREE

Where:
ST. MARY AND ST BISHOY CHURCH
400 E Saint Georges Ave
Linden, NJ  07036
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Telephone: 908-212-2236

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The “Fly Through Time” activation is free, open to the public and will transport guests back in time with a fully decked-out 1950’s themed Lufthansa terminal set. In addition, the...

Cost: free

Where:
Duarte Square
6th Ave & Grand Street
New York, NY  10013
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Telephone: 212-691-2800
Contact Name: Sofi Machado

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The annual Fall Festival is a day for Children! Spend the afternoon outside discovering the Gardens on a scavenger hunt, visiting the animals, painting pumpkins, playing games and using natural...

Cost: $5

Where:
Rutgers Gardens
140 Log Cabin Road
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Come to Terhune Orchards for a day of family fun on the farm! What better way to celebrate fall than with Pick-Your-Own Apples and Pumpkins! Enjoy pony rides, pedal tractors, wagon rides, visit the...

Cost: $8

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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Groove to the melodious music of The Moonlights—a delightful collaboration between songwriters Rachel Loshak and Dean Jones while the ethereal works of Marc Chagall are on view at the Museum. The...

Cost: $18 General Public

Where:
The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY  10128
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Sundays: October 7 - November 18, 2018 (no class October 21). For teens ages 14+. Join artist and professional Illustrator, Sebastian Gomez, for an introductory course in the professional field of...

Cost: Museum Members: $135; Non-Members: $150

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3710
Contact Name: Studio Art
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Forget everything you think you know about the trumpet, the best-known member of the brasswind family. Trumpet-like musical instruments appear across time and cultures in surprising shapes, sizes,...

Cost: Museum Members: FREE; Non-members: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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October, 1943 - German submarines prowl off of the Jersey Shore, sinking Allied ships. It's up to the Soldiers at Fort Hancock (Sandy Hook) to help stop them. Join the Army Ground Forces...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Battery Gunnison / New Peck
Intersection of Atlantic Drive and Gunnison Road
(Fort Hancock)
Highlands, NJ  07732
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Sponsor: Army Ground Forces Association and the National Park Service
Telephone: 732-872-5970
Contact Name: Tom
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The GFAF Expos are the greatest events on earth for those living a gluten-free or allergen-friendly lifestyle. Sample hundreds of products, meet with local & national brands, receive coupons and...

Cost: $15 adults, $5 kids (3-12), $25 weekend pass

Where:
Meadowlands Exposition Center
355 Plaza Drive
Secaucus, NJ  07094

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CPAW NJ is hosting a volunteer/advocate workshop where you can learn how to use your skills to save lives. CPAW NJ is a non profit animal welfare organization dedicated to keeping cats out of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mundo Vegan
20 Church St.
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Communities Promoting Animal Welfare NJ
Telephone: 973-715-4187
Contact Name: CPAW NJ
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WEEKENDS and Columbus Day: Sept 15,2018 – Nov 4, 2018 Hours: 10am – 6pm Cost: $14 per person/weekend, $12 per person/week day (under 2 free) FREE PARKING…. SORRY NO...

Cost: $14 per person/weekend, $12/week day

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
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Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
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ALL-A-BOO the Trick-or-Treat Train This little goblin-friendly Halloween outdoor train ride will leave the whole family laughing and gasping for more! Tricks, treats, and surprises are included for...

Cost: 12.95

Where:
DiDonato Family Fun Center
1151 S. White Horse Pike
Hammonton, NJ  08037
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Sponsor: DiDonato Family Fun Center
Telephone: 609-561-3040
Contact Name: Christina DiDonato Dillon
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Von Thun Farms hosts five Fall Harvest Weekends beginning 9/29 thru 10/28. The farm is located in scenic Warren County in Washington. Our one-price admission -which allows you to stay longer, play...

Cost: $10.99 per person (under 36

Where:
438 NJ-57 West
Washington, NJ  07882


Sponsor: Von Thun Farms
Telephone: 908-689-3761
Contact Name: Cindy Von Thun
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Does your child dance around the house? Join Roxey Ballet for Tutus & Tiaras, featuring music and dance specifically designed to introduce young children to ballet through storytelling. Young,...

Cost: $15-$20

Where:
Canal Studio Theater
243 North Union Street,
Lambertville, NJ  18530
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Sponsor: Roxey Ballet
Telephone: 646-924-7394
Contact Name: Mark Roxey
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Ages 12 & Up. Tour the Foster family home, The Willows, to explore the unique death and mourning traditions of the Victorian period. Customs, now considered strange, influenced loved ones for...

Cost: $6 per adult, $5 per senior, $4 per child age 4-16, $2 per child age 2 & 3, FREE

Where:
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7645.
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Mum Madness and Pumpkin Parade time! Saturday and Sunday, October 13 and 14 1-4pm Camden Children’s Garden 3 Riverside Drive, Camden Enjoy the GLORIOUS colors of fall at the Garden… Mums of...

Cost: see above

Where:
Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Shamantha Meditation Class for beginners and children. Learn the basics along with your kids. Mental awareness, breathing, mind calming and alertness.

Cost: Donation only

Where:
Tashi Lhumpo Temple
12 Kalmuck Road
Howell, NJ  07731
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Sponsor: The Kalmyk Three Jewels Foundation
Telephone: 212 810 0455
Contact Name: Maria Taunov

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It is your classic tea party with an undersea twist! Enjoy snacks and "tea", make a craft, and more! Dress in your best mermaid outfit and join us for a magical afternoon. Pre-registration is...

Cost: $30 per adult/child pair $15 each additional child $20 each additional adult

Where:
Jenkinson's Aquarium
300 Ocean Ave
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ  08742
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Telephone: 914-334-2440
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Join us at Dorney Park for the ultimate fall festival, The Great Pumpkin Fest! Families and kids can participate in a collection of scare-free Halloween activities for kids presented by the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Dorney Park
3830 Dorney Park Rd
Allentown, PA
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Starting September 29th through the end of October (weekends) The Great Pumpkin Train rides the rails. It’s a beautiful Fall trip along the Delaware River and every child receives a free...

Cost: $18.00 ADULT, $12.00 CHILD

Where:
100 Elizabeth St.
Phillipsburg, NJ
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It is a classic tea party with an undersea twist. Enjoy snacks and "tea", make a craft, and more. Dress in your favorite mermaid outfit too!

Cost: $30 per adult/child pair $15 each additional child $20 each additional adult

Where:
Jenkinson's Aquarium
300 Ocean Ave
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ  08742
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Telephone: 914-334-2440
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THE FALL PORTFOLIO TASTING Sunday, October 14th, 2-6pm VIP Session at 1pm **Rain or shine, with ample tented spaces** The Winemakers Co-Op Fall Portfolio Tasting will feature 40 fine wines from...

Cost: $35-65

Where:
Unionville Vineyards
9 Rocktown Road
Ringoes, NJ  08551
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Sponsor: The Winemakers Co-Op
Telephone: 908-866-6529
Contact Name: John Cifelli
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The earthy African-American rhythms of Porgy and Bess, America’s premier folk opera, coupled with the driving pulses of the Symphonic Dances by Serge Rachmaninov, one of America’s most famed...

Cost: Tickets: $30 |$58 | $76

Where:
The Concert Hall at Drew University
Dorothy Young Center for the Arts, 36 Madison Ave
Madison, NJ  07940
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Sponsor: New Jersey Festival Orchestra
Telephone: 908-232-9400
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Come join us for a day of FUN with pumpkin decorating, hayrides, face painting, fall treats, and the return of our Jumbo Smoked Turkey Legs! Visit our 25 acre campus and learn more about our two...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Camp Harmony
206 Mount Horeb Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Camp Harmony & The Orchard Academy
Telephone: (800) 842-2842
Contact Name: Josh Greenbaum
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Our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program uses our state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel to inspire and educate students. Trained and reviewed STEM...

Cost: Varies

Where:
iFly Paramus
Paramus, NJ


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The Ridgewood Art Institute Instructors' Exhibition Opening Reception: Sunday, October 14th, 2018 2-4pm On view: October 7th - November 1st, 2018 The Ridgewood Art Institute 12 East Glen Avenue...

Cost: free

Where:
The Ridgewood Art Institute
12 East Glen Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ  07450
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Sponsor: The Ridgewood Art Institute
Telephone: 201-444-8051
Contact Name: Elena Taylor
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The South Street Seaport Museum announces Archtober 2018 at the Seaport Museum with a series of tours and family programs celebrating New York and Seaport District architecture, throughout the...

Cost: $15

Where:
, NY

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Fall Festival activities that are included in your admission price: Hay ride to and from Festival grounds • Pumpkin Moon Bounce • Hippity Hop • Potato Sack Slide • Corn Maze...

Cost: $12 admission, cash only

Where:
Snyder's Farm
586 South Middlebush Rd.
Somerset, NJ  08873
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Telephone: 732.496.0441
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The legendary NEA Jazz Master Barry Harris returns to the Jazz Room after his injury-related postponed performance last year. He will be joined by historic Philadelphia tenor saxophonist Larry...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Shea Center, William Paterson University
Wayne , NJ


Telephone: 973.720.2371
Contact Name: Phillip Sprayberry
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Pedal your way past deep crimson cranberry bogs and uninhabited pine lands as you experience the unique agricultural history that gave this state its fabled nickname -- Garden State EVENT...

Cost: Adults $140, Children $30

Where:
Whitesbog Village
120 West White Bogs Rd
Brown Mills, NJ  08015
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Sponsor: Wrenegade Sports
Telephone: 507-269-1892
Contact Name: Matt
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Brookdale Haunted Theater is celebrating 16 years of its annual Haunted House. Located at Brookdale Performing Arts Center at Brookdale Community College's Lincroft Campus. Guests will be able to...

Cost: $15

Where:
Brookdale Performing Arts Center
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Sponsor: Brookdale Haunted Theater
Telephone: 732-224-2411
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We want to invite you to take part in a once in a lifetime workshop, “5 Steps to Success” live in New York City. The workshop is for the Israeli community, in the Hebrew language, for a full 3...

Cost: $49

Where:
Symphony Space
2537 Broadway
New York, NY  10025
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Sponsor: Liat Berko Productions
Telephone: 773-431-9789
Contact Name: LiLach Bonanni
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Strut Your Mutt Doggie Costume Contest (Sponsored by the Friends of the Parks) Scarecrow Contest • Pumpkin Painting • Explore Your Natural World & Gardens Wagon Rides •...

Cost: Varies by activity

Where:
Thompson Park
805 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ
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The annual Irish festival at Historic Smithville is a well attended festival and for good reason! It is lots of fun. The music alone is worth the ride with two stages there is live music throughout...

Cost: free

Where:
Historic Smithville
615 East Moss Mill Road
Galloway, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
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Why belly dance? - move your hips and express yourself - learn the art of dance while working your body - no experience needed - gentle way to get yourself moving -no special outfits required, just...

Cost: $19.99 / 2 classes per week

Where:
Drum and Dance Learning Center
59 Paul Robeson Place
YWCA Princeton
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Drum and Dance Learning Center
Telephone: 609-424-3058
Contact Name: Kim Leary
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This exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts features the paper cuts, paper cut collage works and an installation created by the internationally celebrated Chinese artist, Xin...

Cost: General Admission

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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FIRST TWO SESSIONS ARE FREE! The Nutley-Clifton Hockey Club’s Learn to Play program begins on Sunday, October 7, 2018 from 7:30-8:30 am at Clary Anderson Arena in Montclair. Our program is...

Cost: 0

Where:
Clary Anderson Arena
41 Chestnut Street
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Nutley Clifton Hockey Club

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The Art2Ride Classical Riding Clinic will be coming to Lord Stirling Stables, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey on Saturday, and Sunday, October 13 and 14, 2018 from...

Cost: $30

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200 x 5015
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Where:
187 Brinckerhoff Court
Englewood, NJ
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Hi there, new families! We’re excited to meet you! Join your neighborhood KinderCare for a personal tour just for you. (Bring the kids: We’d love to get to know them, too!) • Find out why...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Central Jersey
, NJ


Sponsor: KinderCare Education
Telephone: 732-905-6701
Contact Name: Shannon Simonelli
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Two new life-sized fossil casts are being added to the exhibition, “Written in the Rocks: Fossil Tales of New Jersey.” New Jersey’s state dinosaur, Hadrosaurus foulkii, and Mosasaurus...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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The award winning, non profit Ramsey Farmers' Market is the perfect Sunday destination, June-November, where market goers will enjoy a relaxing, fun filled experience for all ages. Over 50...

Cost: Free with plenty of free parking

Where:
Erie Plaza train station
2 West Main St
Ramsey, NJ  07446
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Sponsor: Ramsey Historical Assn
Telephone: 201-675-6866
Contact Name: Nancy Boone
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People love to collect objects. Some seek items of aesthetic beauty. For others, the motivation is to gather hundreds of examples of one particular type of object. For still others, the need to...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Sponsor: New Jersey State Museum
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Kids will be thrilled to visit the McStuffins Toy Hospital and work with Doc, Chilly, and other characters from the TV show in this new LSC exhibit. They'll help care for patients in the...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
JERSEY CITY, NJ  07305-4636
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Telephone: 120-125-31310
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Xtreme Volleyball Academy Diggers Program ​ Girls and Boys - Ages 5 to 10 years old Introduction to volleyball which teaches children 5 to 10 years old the basic skills needed to successfully...

Cost: 11.25 per class

Where:
Xtreme Volleyball Academy
114 Hillcrest Avenue
114 Hillcrest Avenue
Ledgewood, NJ  07852
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Sponsor: Xtreme Volleyball Academy
Telephone: 862-219-5696
Contact Name: Allison Hayward
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This new exhibition highlights more than 60 fascinating objects, artifacts and specimens which have been added to the Museum’s collections over the past 50 years through the support of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 160-929-26308
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Environmental Education Center (EEC) Naturalists will lead a weekly walking group on Sundays, October 14, 21, and 28, 2018 from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. The Environmental Education Center (EEC) is...

Cost: $15

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200 x5002
Contact Name: Maria Rossi
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The National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Created by the National Constitution Center, Hamilton: The...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Families can drop into the Museum on Sundays between 1:00–4:00 PM for casual art-making and free family-friendly activities. Designed for children ages 3 and up with accompanying...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rubin Museum of Art
150 West 17th St.
New York, NY
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Black holes are places where humans could never venture—until now! A live science educator will explain the concept of black holes and prepare you for your journey. Then travel to the black hole...

Cost: $29.75 adults, $24.75 children ages 2-12, Under 2 are free.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
LIberty State Park
JERSEY CITY, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty Science Center
Telephone: 201-253-1310
Contact Name: Sales Dept
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This expansive exhibition, curated by Brooklyn artist Benjamin Wright, features over 20 contemporary artists whose work is inspired by science. The artwork on display will allow visitors to explore...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Rd
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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Don’t miss the Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission’s 2018 Weekend Journey Through The Past! 27+ historic sites will be open to the public free of charge on Saturday, October 13, from...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various historic sites in Somerset County, NJ
, NJ


Sponsor: Somerset County Cultural & Heritage Commission
Telephone: 908-231-7110
Contact Name: Kaitlin Bundy
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Introduce your child to the Olympic Sport of Fencing! Our beginner fencing classes for boys and girls 5-12 teach the basics of fencing in a fun environment. All equipment is provided and your...

Cost: Free

Where:
Durkan Fencing Academy
60 Saddle River Avenue, Unit E
behind the PowerHouse Gym
South Hackensack, NJ  07606
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Sponsor: Durkan Fencing Academy
Telephone: 703-973-2895
Contact Name: Amy Durkan
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This exhibition, an annual favorite, features up to 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies from the Americas, Africa, and Asia. The butterflies are housed in a vivarium that approximates their...

Cost: $28 (adults), $22.50 (students/seniors), $16.50 (children ages 2–12)

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Telephone: 212-769-5800

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This exhibition, organized by the Robert M. Minkoff Foundation and guest curated by Andrew Page for the Robert M. Minkoff Foundation, celebrates the botanical sculptures of an American master,...

Cost: $10.00 Adults, $9.00 Senior Adults (62+), $7.00 Students, Children below 5 free

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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The Wayne Council of PTOs thrift store will re-open for donations on September 4th and shopping on the 11th! We are currently accepting clothing, toys, books, games, jewelry, artwork, household...

Cost: 0

Where:
1006 Hamburg Turnpike
Parking lot in back
Wayne, NJ  07470
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Sponsor: Wayne Council of PTOs
Contact Name: Anny
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This solo exhibition by Pennsylvania artist Czashka Ross features a variety of media including clay monoprints, sculpture, glass and collage. Gallery open daily from 10am to 6pm.

Cost: Free

Where:
Peters Valley School of Craft
19 Kuhn Road
LAYTON, NJ  07851
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Sponsor: Peters Valley School of Craft
Telephone: 973-948-5202
Contact Name: Brienne Rosner

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Narrative Threads: New Jersey Quilts and Textiles showcases historic textiles from the collection of the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts. The exhibit also features pieces made by contemporary New...

Cost: By Admission

Where:
Museum of Early Trades and Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
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Telephone: 973-377-2982
Contact Name: Tara Heffernan
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Fall is our favorite time of the year…don’t miss the harvest! The fun includes a wagon ride to the patch to pick the perfect pumpkin. Enjoy inflatable attractions and kid’s play area. Also,...

Cost: $10/Child & Adult, Children under 24 months are free

Where:
The Market at DelVal
2100 Lower State Rd
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-230-7170
Contact Name: Robert
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From the makers of the Famous Food Festival comes a new food market set to take Jersey City by storm. The Famous Food Market is a FREE family friendly weekend destination that will be happening...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Harborside
15 2nd Street
Jersey City, NJ  07311
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Telephone: 631-387-6291
Contact Name: Dylan Ross
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Profeta Farms, an organic farm located at 803 US Highway 202 in Readington, NJ, will host free farm tours on Sundays at 11 a.m., June 17 through October 21. Tours last about an hour and are rain or...

Cost: Free

Where:
Profeta Farms
803 US Highway 202
Readington, NJ  08853
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Telephone: 908-237-1301
Contact Name: Katie Ellis
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Saturday, September 8, 2018 - Sunday, December 2, 2018. Utilizing disassembled objects, photographer Todd McLellan presents a brand new way to understand the material world around us. Through...

Cost: Museum Members: FREE; Non-members: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Museum Hours: Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday, 1:00-4:00 pm. During public visiting hours, tours leave at 1:15, 2;15, and 3:15 and take about 30 minutes. Group tours welcome by appointment,...

Cost: Adults $8, Seniors/Students $6, Children (6-12) $4, Children (under 5) Free

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: Patricia Pongracz
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New York Giants Football tickets are available for all games. Giants parking passes for MetLife Stadium are also available.

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Where:
, NJ


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The Lion King - come out and experience the magic of The Lion King. Tickets are available for all performances.

Cost: check options

Where:
Minskoff Theatre
, NJ


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Acts of Art and Rebuttal in 1971 at Hunter College presents ten of the 47 original artists included in the 1971 exhibition organized by the Black Emergency Cultural Coalition in response to the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Gallery Hunter Colleg
132 East 68th Street
New York, NY  10065
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October 12th, 13th & 14th, 2018 Fri: 5pm-10pm Sat & Sun: 1pm-10pm Located by the SEARS Parking Lot $5 All Day Admission per Adult. Kids 12 and Under Enter FREE!! Military Active and...

Cost: $5

Where:
Woodbridge Center Mall
250 Woodbridge Center Drive
Woodbridge, NJ  07095
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Sponsor: SiROCKSNY.COM
Telephone: 718-662-9944
Contact Name: Christina Rose
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Back by popular demand! It’s Halloween and the monsters at Ghoul School are planning for a scary and fun party at Frankenstein’s Castle. That is everyone but the Ghost Princess who is again...

Cost: $15.00

Where:
Pax Amicus Castle Theatre
23 Lake Shore Road
Budd Lake, NJ  07828
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Telephone: 973-691-2100
Contact Name: Karen Boyer
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A Ceremony to remember all of the precious babies who left us too soon. This is for parents that have experienced perinatal, infant or child loss. In honor of Perinatal Bereavement month. Must...

Cost: Free

Where:
Chilton Medical Center
97 West Parkway
Pompton Plains, NJ  07444
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Sponsor: Chilton Medical Center
Telephone: 973-831-5333
Contact Name: Keri Elkin
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Dear Evan Hansen is the epitome of a modern musical. The show is set firmly in the mid 2010’s with technology and social media at the core of its plot, catering directly to its target audience of...

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Where:
, NJ


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Cirque Italia is now presenting: “PARANORMAL CIRQUE!” This brand NEW 3rd UNIT (AKA Black Unit) IS HERE IN COLUMBUS, NJ from October 11-14!!! Are you ready COLUMBUS? Do you love...

Cost: $10+

Where:
Burlington County Fairgrounds
Columbus, NJ  08022

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Based on the story by Thorne, J. K. Rowling and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a two part stage play that is written by Jack Thorne. The Play...

Cost: $45 and up

Where:
, NJ


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An eclectic group of sixth-graders arrives at the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, each eager to win for very different reasons. In hilarious, touching, and catchy songs, each speller...

Cost: $15 Students, $25 Seniors, $28 General Admission

Where:
The Burgdorff Performing Arts Center
10 Durand Road
Maplewood, NJ
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Sponsor: The Theater Project
Contact Name: Daaimah Talley
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Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails!, an interactive and multi-sensory STEM-focused exhibition inspired by the popular British children’s series on PBS KIDS in the US, will...

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, NJ  19131
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The spectacular Disney film that captivated audiences around the world has finally made it to Broadway! Following the success of the 2013 animated movie, Frozen the Musical expands on the story of...

Cost: $45 and up

Where:
St. James Theatre
, NJ


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Celebrate silly, not-too-spooky fun at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place®.   Select dates from September 22 through October 28, the park is transformed into a...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Sesame Place
100 Sesame Rd.
Langhorne, PA
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Telephone: 866-464-3566
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BEGINNING OCTOBER 5, 2018! Friday-Saturday: 6pm - 10pm ​Sunday: 4pm - 8pm The Boy Scouts of New Milford Troops 291 & 78 along with several community organizations, several major...

Cost: $17

Where:
854 River Road
New Milford, NJ  07646
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  Weekdays On weekdays, we also offer school trips, birthday parties, and scheduled fall fun events! School tours can be booked Monday-Friday, with flexible times. Birthday Parties can...

Cost: Prices vary for attractions.

Where:
Lupardi's Nursery
75 Blanch Avenue
Closter, NJ  07624
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Telephone: 201-768-0017
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Enjoy this epic 7-acre military themed maze, with 3.9 miles of paths, that consists of a larger maze with 3.5 miles of paths, and a mini maze with .4 miles of paths, fun for ages 3-7. This year the...

Cost: Free, $5-$8

Where:
The Farm In Harmony
231 Brainards Road
Harmony, NJ  08865
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Sponsor: The Farm In Harmony
Telephone: 908-283-0721
Contact Name: Giulia Iannitelli Grotenhuis
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One of the most unique things about our summer family style rafting adventure is the Free, All-You-Can-Eat, Riverside Barbecue! Our free BBQ is offered Memorial Day through...

Cost: Child (ages 4 – 12) – $49.99 Adult – $59.99 (weekends and holidays)

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12TH Shop from 75+ craftsmen, visit Salem County Fall Home Show, Wine Sampling, Food Trucks & food court, free pumpkins, trick or treat bags and goody bags first 200 kids,...

Cost: $5.00 parking

Where:
Salem County Fairgrounds
735 Harding Highway
Woodstown, NJ  08098
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Boo at the Zoo returns each weekend from Saturday, September 29 through Sunday, October 28 (including Columbus Day, Monday, October 8). Event highlights include traditional favorites such as daily...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Boulevard Bronx
New York, NY
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October 5–7 & 12-14, 2018 If you’re looking for a little German culture done Pennsylvania style, why not experience Oktoberfest? Located on the SteelStacks™ campus in...

Where:
101 Founders Way
Bethlehem, PA
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October 12th, 13th & 14th, 2018 Fri: 5pm-10pm Sat & Sun: 1pm-10pm Located by the SEARS Parking Lot  $5 All Day Admission per Adult. Kids 12 and Under Enter FREE!! Military...

Cost: $5

Where:
Woodbridge Center
Woodbridge, NJ


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Your leaders will fit you with a lifejacket and paddle, and then drive to the river, where they will discuss maneuvering techniques and canoe safety. Our leaders will guide you down the river. We...

Cost: $35

Where:
See dates for location
, NJ


Sponsor: Hunterdon Co. Division of Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 908-782-1158
Contact Name: Laura Bush
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CANOEING HUNTERDON’S WATERWAYS: RIVER TRIPS. Your leaders will fit you with a lifejacket and paddle, and then drive in a County van to the river, where they will discuss maneuvering techniques...

Cost: $35 per trip

Where:
Hunterdon County Arboretum
1020 State Highway 31
Lebanon, NJ  08833
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Sponsor: Hunterdon County Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 908-782-1158
Contact Name: Laura Bush
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Our Fall Fest and Halloween activities guarantee fun for all ages! Special FallFest activities run from Sept. 15th through October 31st.  (see our Activity Calendar for detailed...

Where:
A. Casola Farms
178 Highway 34 and Schanck Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Why belly dance? - move your hips and express yourself - learn the art of dance while working your body - no experience needed - gentle way to get yourself moving -no special outfits required, just...

Cost: $19.99 / 2 classes per week

Where:
Drum and Dance Learning Center
59 Paul Robeson Place
YWCA Princeton
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Drum and Dance Learning Center
Telephone: 609-424-3058
Contact Name: Kim Leary
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Halloween Funfest including: Hayrides, Petting Zoo, Duck Races, Corn Maze, Hay Maze, Corn Crib, Pedal Carts, Boat Yard, Petting Zoo, Hay tunnels, Striker Pounders, Tire Mountain, Live Country...

Cost: $20 per person

Where:
Maple Leaf Farms
525 Route 9 South
Manalapan, NJ  07726
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Telephone: 732-851-4400

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The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and a...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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According to Green Halloween, if half of the kids in the U.S. who celebrate Halloween swapped costumes, it would reduce annual landfill waste by 6,250 tons, equivalent to the weight of 2,500...

Cost: $24.99 per child, $19.99 per sibling, Free for Pre-walkers and Parents

Where:
Play City
4918 Park Avenue
Weehawken, NJ  07086
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Sponsor: Play City
Telephone: 201-348-4000
Contact Name: Angelina Capalbo
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The exhibition opens to the public on Monday, March 12, 2018, and is on view through January 6, 2019. Members will be able to preview the exhibition on Friday, March 9, through Sunday, March 11....

Cost: Admission to the Museum and the exhibition is $28 for adults, $16.50 for childre

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
, NJ

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"Portraits of People we Love" is an exhibition curated by Sarah McCann that invited artists to create and submit work that depicts a person or persons each artist loves. This love may be platonic,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gallery Aferro
73 Market St.
Newark, NJ  07102
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Artist David John Rush has always held a special place in his heart for Waterloo Village with many memories of his trips there as a youngster and now as an artist capturing Waterloo’s charms in...

Cost: 0

Where:
Wharton Public Library
15 S Main Street
Wharton, NJ  07885
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Sponsor: Wharton Public Library
Telephone: 973-361-1333
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Sundays: October 7 - November 18, 2018 (no class October 21). For kids ages 7-13. This course is focused on the basic fundamentals of illustration which includes (Composition, Value, Color, and...

Cost: Museum Members: $135; Non-Members: $150

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3710
Contact Name: Studio Art
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Guests will experience thrill and adventure as they carefully navigate a massive maze surrounded by 10-acres of corn fields. Younger guests can warm up to the excitement by experiencing a smaller,...

Cost: Included with Pick-Your-Own admission

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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The artists in this exhibit give voice to marginalized and underrepresented communities and individuals while addressing discrimination, racism, colonialism, identity, immigration, and...

Cost: 0

Where:
William Paterson University Galleries
300 Pompton Road
WAYNE, NJ  07470
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Telephone: 197-372-02654
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This exhibition of women’s rights and advocacy posters, created by both men and women, challenges gender inequality and stereotypes, advocates for reproductive and sexual rights, and promotes...

Cost: 0

Where:
William Paterson University Galleries
300 Pompton Road
Ben Shahn Hall
WAYNE, NJ  07470
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Telephone: 197-372-02654
Contact Name: Emily Johnsen
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Sundays: October 7 - November 18, 2018 (no class October 21). For teens ages 14+. Join artist and professional Illustrator, Sebastian Gomez, for an introductory course in the professional field of...

Cost: Museum Members: $135; Non-Members: $150

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3710
Contact Name: Studio Art
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Forget everything you think you know about the trumpet, the best-known member of the brasswind family. Trumpet-like musical instruments appear across time and cultures in surprising shapes, sizes,...

Cost: Museum Members: FREE; Non-members: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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ENJOY THE FALL HARVEST. Autumn's mild temperatures create perfect growing conditions for fall vegetables. It's always sad to see ripe summer vegetables fade out, but there is excitement that comes...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Randolph YMCA Program House
14 Dover Chester Road
Randolph, NJ  07869
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Sponsor: Randolph YMCA

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ALL-A-BOO the Trick-or-Treat Train This little goblin-friendly Halloween outdoor train ride will leave the whole family laughing and gasping for more! Tricks, treats, and surprises are included for...

Cost: 12.95

Where:
DiDonato Family Fun Center
1151 S. White Horse Pike
Hammonton, NJ  08037
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Sponsor: DiDonato Family Fun Center
Telephone: 609-561-3040
Contact Name: Christina DiDonato Dillon
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Ages 12 & Up. Tour the Foster family home, The Willows, to explore the unique death and mourning traditions of the Victorian period. Customs, now considered strange, influenced loved ones for...

Cost: $6 per adult, $5 per senior, $4 per child age 4-16, $2 per child age 2 & 3, FREE

Where:
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7645.
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In celebration of the spookiest time of the year, grab up to three of your friends and see if you can escape the Demogorgon before time runs out. To participate in this free 3-day event,...

Cost: Free

Where:
North Plainfield Memorial Library
6 Rockview Avenue
North Plainfield, NJ  07060
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Sponsor: SCLSNJ
Telephone: 908-458-8400
Contact Name: Pressroom
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The South Street Seaport Museum announces Archtober 2018 at the Seaport Museum with a series of tours and family programs celebrating New York and Seaport District architecture, throughout the...

Cost: $15

Where:
, NY

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Why belly dance? - move your hips and express yourself - learn the art of dance while working your body - no experience needed - gentle way to get yourself moving -no special outfits required, just...

Cost: $19.99 / 2 classes per week

Where:
Drum and Dance Learning Center
59 Paul Robeson Place
YWCA Princeton
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Drum and Dance Learning Center
Telephone: 609-424-3058
Contact Name: Kim Leary
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Participants will hear poems that rhyme and can read their own.

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble 409
42 halsey st
newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Barnes & Noble
Telephone: 973-353-2200
Contact Name: Wilda Silvia

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For all ages. Join Miss Christina W. for a Halloween themed Pokémon club. Make a button of your favorite ghost type Pokémon. We will also be having a scavenger hunt! Halloween themed refreshments...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: (908) 813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Brookdale Haunted Theater is celebrating 16 years of its annual Haunted House. Located at Brookdale Performing Arts Center at Brookdale Community College's Lincroft Campus. Guests will be able to...

Cost: $15

Where:
Brookdale Performing Arts Center
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Sponsor: Brookdale Haunted Theater
Telephone: 732-224-2411
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This exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts features the paper cuts, paper cut collage works and an installation created by the internationally celebrated Chinese artist, Xin...

Cost: General Admission

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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M3 Studios is a highly personalized fitness training facility in Hopewell, NJ; we are not a health club selling personal training. We offer personal training for adults, kids programs and outdoor...

Cost: Studio Rates

Where:
Hopewell Borough
5 Railroad Place
Hopewell, NJ  08525
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Telephone: 609-333-0096
Contact Name: Mel Johnson
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Hi there, new families! We’re excited to meet you! Join your neighborhood KinderCare for a personal tour just for you. (Bring the kids: We’d love to get to know them, too!) • Find out why...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Central Jersey
, NJ


Sponsor: KinderCare Education
Telephone: 732-905-6701
Contact Name: Shannon Simonelli
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Two new life-sized fossil casts are being added to the exhibition, “Written in the Rocks: Fossil Tales of New Jersey.” New Jersey’s state dinosaur, Hadrosaurus foulkii, and Mosasaurus...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Kids will be thrilled to visit the McStuffins Toy Hospital and work with Doc, Chilly, and other characters from the TV show in this new LSC exhibit. They'll help care for patients in the...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
JERSEY CITY, NJ  07305-4636
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Telephone: 120-125-31310
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Fall Festival activities that are included in your admission price: Hay ride to and from Festival grounds • Pumpkin Moon Bounce • Hippity Hop • Potato Sack Slide • Corn Maze...

Cost: $12 admission, cash only

Where:
Snyder's Farm
586 South Middlebush Rd.
Somerset, NJ  08873
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Telephone: 732.496.0441
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Join us at Dorney Park for the ultimate fall festival, The Great Pumpkin Fest! Families and kids can participate in a collection of scare-free Halloween activities for kids presented by the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Dorney Park
3830 Dorney Park Rd
Allentown, PA
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People love to collect objects. Some seek items of aesthetic beauty. For others, the motivation is to gather hundreds of examples of one particular type of object. For still others, the need to...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Sponsor: New Jersey State Museum
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This new exhibition highlights more than 60 fascinating objects, artifacts and specimens which have been added to the Museum’s collections over the past 50 years through the support of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 160-929-26308
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Essex County College - Training, Inc. is hosting a free job fair on Thursday, October 18th 10 AM to 2 PM

Cost: free

Where:
Essex County College
303 University Ave
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-877-4438
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American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the early...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, NJ  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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The National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Created by the National Constitution Center, Hamilton: The...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Black holes are places where humans could never venture—until now! A live science educator will explain the concept of black holes and prepare you for your journey. Then travel to the black hole...

Cost: $29.75 adults, $24.75 children ages 2-12, Under 2 are free.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
LIberty State Park
JERSEY CITY, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty Science Center
Telephone: 201-253-1310
Contact Name: Sales Dept
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This expansive exhibition, curated by Brooklyn artist Benjamin Wright, features over 20 contemporary artists whose work is inspired by science. The artwork on display will allow visitors to explore...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Rd
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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The Writers Circle Fall 2018 Registration Is Now Open Fall Session: September 24 – December 15, 2018 Classes in FIVE New Jersey locations: MONTCLAIR | SOUTH ORANGE | MAPLEWOOD | SUMMIT...

Cost: 225-520

Where:
The Creativity Caravan
28 S Fullerton Ave
Montclair , NJ  07042
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Sponsor: The Writers Circle, LLC
Telephone: 9739000415
Contact Name: Rebecca Wright
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The Writers Circle Fall 2018 Registration Is Now Open Fall Session: September 24 – December 15, 2018 Classes in FIVE New Jersey locations: MONTCLAIR | SOUTH ORANGE | MAPLEWOOD | SUMMIT...

Cost: 225-520

Where:
SOPAC - 3rd floor loft
One SOPAC Way
South Orange , NJ  07079
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Sponsor: The Writers Circle, LLC
Telephone: 9739000415
Contact Name: Rebecca Wright
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The Writers Circle Fall 2018 Registration Is Now Open Fall Session: September 24 – December 15, 2018 Classes in FIVE New Jersey locations: MONTCLAIR | SOUTH ORANGE | MAPLEWOOD | SUMMIT...

Cost: 225-520

Where:
St. George's Episcopal Church
550 Ridgewood Road
Maplewood , NJ  07040
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Sponsor: The Writers Circle, LLC
Telephone: 9739000415
Contact Name: Rebecca Wright
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The Writers Circle Fall 2018 Registration Is Now Open Fall Session: September 24 – December 15, 2018 Classes in FIVE New Jersey locations: MONTCLAIR | SOUTH ORANGE | MAPLEWOOD | SUMMIT...

Cost: 225-520

Where:
MONDO
426 Springfield Avenue
Summit , NJ  07901
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Sponsor: The Writers Circle, LLC
Telephone: 9739000415
Contact Name: Rebecca Wright
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The Writers Circle Fall 2018 Registration Is Now Open Fall Session: September 24 – December 15, 2018 Classes in FIVE New Jersey locations: MONTCLAIR | SOUTH ORANGE | MAPLEWOOD | SUMMIT...

Cost: 225-520

Where:
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship
21 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown , NJ  07960
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Sponsor: The Writers Circle, LLC
Telephone: 9739000415
Contact Name: Rebecca Wright
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Join a great group of people and play Mahjongg. Games from beginner to advanced. Beginners welcome! Please note, no Mahjongg will be held on October 8th.

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: (908) 813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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This exhibition, an annual favorite, features up to 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies from the Americas, Africa, and Asia. The butterflies are housed in a vivarium that approximates their...

Cost: $28 (adults), $22.50 (students/seniors), $16.50 (children ages 2–12)

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Telephone: 212-769-5800

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This exhibition, organized by the Robert M. Minkoff Foundation and guest curated by Andrew Page for the Robert M. Minkoff Foundation, celebrates the botanical sculptures of an American master,...

Cost: $10.00 Adults, $9.00 Senior Adults (62+), $7.00 Students, Children below 5 free

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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The Wayne Council of PTOs thrift store will re-open for donations on September 4th and shopping on the 11th! We are currently accepting clothing, toys, books, games, jewelry, artwork, household...

Cost: 0

Where:
1006 Hamburg Turnpike
Parking lot in back
Wayne, NJ  07470
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Sponsor: Wayne Council of PTOs
Contact Name: Anny
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This solo exhibition by Pennsylvania artist Czashka Ross features a variety of media including clay monoprints, sculpture, glass and collage. Gallery open daily from 10am to 6pm.

Cost: Free

Where:
Peters Valley School of Craft
19 Kuhn Road
LAYTON, NJ  07851
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Sponsor: Peters Valley School of Craft
Telephone: 973-948-5202
Contact Name: Brienne Rosner

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Narrative Threads: New Jersey Quilts and Textiles showcases historic textiles from the collection of the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts. The exhibit also features pieces made by contemporary New...

Cost: By Admission

Where:
Museum of Early Trades and Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
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Telephone: 973-377-2982
Contact Name: Tara Heffernan
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The Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University presents “Seeing Red.” The exhibit examines the many artistic, cultural, political, and religious connotations of the color red using books, works...

Cost: free

Where:
Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University
400 S. Orange Avenue
South Orange, NJ  07079
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Sponsor: Walsh Gallery
Telephone: 973-275-2033
Contact Name: Jeanne Brasile, Director
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Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are in our own neighborhoods and communities, arming explorers of all ages with the tools and...

Cost: $28 (adults), $22.50 (students/seniors), $16.50 (children ages 2–12)

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Telephone: 212-769-5800

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Saturday, September 8, 2018 - Sunday, December 2, 2018. Utilizing disassembled objects, photographer Todd McLellan presents a brand new way to understand the material world around us. Through...

Cost: Museum Members: FREE; Non-members: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Mondays from 1-2pm. Children will have the opportunity to play in one of our beautiful classrooms while parents share a cup of tea with an Early Childhood Teacher to learn more about the different...

Cost: Free

Where:
Green Meadow Waldorf School
307 Hungry Hollow Rd.
Chestnut Ridge, NY  10977
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Sponsor: Green Meadow Waldorf School
Telephone: 845-356-2514 x302
Contact Name: Melissa McDonagh
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  Weekdays On weekdays, we also offer school trips, birthday parties, and scheduled fall fun events! School tours can be booked Monday-Friday, with flexible times. Birthday Parties can...

Cost: Prices vary for attractions.

Where:
Lupardi's Nursery
75 Blanch Avenue
Closter, NJ  07624
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Telephone: 201-768-0017
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New Jersey Devils tickets are available for all games. Parking passes are also available.

Cost: check options

Where:
Prudential Center
, NJ


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Mondays 3:45-4:30pm (K-3rd grade) Tuesdays 1:15-2pm (3-6 years) All of our children’s classes encourage our little yogis to explore, grow, and be empowered in our safe and joyful community. At...

Cost: $20 drop in, 5 class package $90, 10 class package $170

Where:
The Body Image Boutique
96 East Allendale Road
Saddle River, NJ  07458
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Telephone: 201-708-8448

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A Stable Life presents equine facilitated meditation with A Stable Life's founder and executive director, Anaa Gassib, specializing in Trauma, Recovery, and Spirituality. Attendess will experience...

Cost: $25

Where:
Bergen Equestrian Center
490 Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ  07605
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Sponsor: Bergen Equestrian Center
Telephone: 201-336-3370
Contact Name: Anna Gassib
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Yarn over Time is a crochet and knitting group designed for after work and evening crafters. All ages and experience levels welcome, including beginners. Join us to get acquainted, share ideas,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: (908) 813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, located in Mountainside, will continue to offer free, peer support groups for children, young adults and families who are coping with an illness or who have...

Cost: Free

Where:
Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss
244 Sheffield St.
Mountainside, NJ  07092
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Telephone: 908-264-3100
Contact Name: Mandi Zucker
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Celebrate silly, not-too-spooky fun at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place®.   Select dates from September 22 through October 28, the park is transformed into a...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Sesame Place
100 Sesame Rd.
Langhorne, PA
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Telephone: 866-464-3566
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Dr. Deborah Willis will be presenting her work "In Pursuit of Beauty: Imaging Closets in Newark and Beyond" in Shine Portrait Studio at Express Newark. Willis photographed the closets of residents...

Cost: $0.00

Where:
Shine Portrait Studio - Express Newark
54 Halsey Street, Studio 319
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Shine Portrait Studio
Telephone: 732-439-3238
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New Jersey Devils tickets are available for all games. Parking passes are also available.

Cost: check options

Where:
Prudential Center
, NJ

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Our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program uses our state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel to inspire and educate students. Trained and reviewed STEM...

Cost: Varies

Where:
iFly Paramus
Paramus, NJ


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One of the most unique things about our summer family style rafting adventure is the Free, All-You-Can-Eat, Riverside Barbecue! Our free BBQ is offered Memorial Day through...

Cost: Child (ages 4 – 12) – $49.99 Adult – $59.99 (weekends and holidays)

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Mondays 4:45-5:30pm (4th-6th grade) All of our children’s classes encourage our little yogis to explore, grow, and be empowered in our safe and joyful community. At BIB, being a yogi means...

Cost: $20 drop in, 5 class package $90, 10 class package $170

Where:
The Body Image Boutique
96 East Allendale Road
Saddle River, NJ  07458
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Telephone: 201-708-8448

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Wayne Alliance Free Hot Topic Round Table meets every 3rd Monday Sept-Nov & Jan-Jun Tell us topics you want to discuss and we'll provide a local professional ...and refreshments. 7-8pm in Wayne...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wayne health dept
475 Valley Road
Wayne, NJ  07470
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Sponsor: Wayne Alliance
Telephone: 862-686-3112
Contact Name: Robbin Gulino
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Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails!, an interactive and multi-sensory STEM-focused exhibition inspired by the popular British children’s series on PBS KIDS in the US, will...

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, NJ  19131
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Your leaders will fit you with a lifejacket and paddle, and then drive to the river, where they will discuss maneuvering techniques and canoe safety. Our leaders will guide you down the river. We...

Cost: $35

Where:
See dates for location
, NJ


Sponsor: Hunterdon Co. Division of Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 908-782-1158
Contact Name: Laura Bush
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Our Fall Fest and Halloween activities guarantee fun for all ages! Special FallFest activities run from Sept. 15th through October 31st.  (see our Activity Calendar for detailed...

Where:
A. Casola Farms
178 Highway 34 and Schanck Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Halloween Funfest including: Hayrides, Petting Zoo, Duck Races, Corn Maze, Hay Maze, Corn Crib, Pedal Carts, Boat Yard, Petting Zoo, Hay tunnels, Striker Pounders, Tire Mountain, Live Country...

Cost: $20 per person

Where:
Maple Leaf Farms
525 Route 9 South
Manalapan, NJ  07726
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Telephone: 732-851-4400

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Guests will experience thrill and adventure as they carefully navigate a massive maze surrounded by 10-acres of corn fields. Younger guests can warm up to the excitement by experiencing a smaller,...

Cost: Included with Pick-Your-Own admission

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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CANOEING HUNTERDON’S WATERWAYS: RIVER TRIPS. Your leaders will fit you with a lifejacket and paddle, and then drive in a County van to the river, where they will discuss maneuvering techniques...

Cost: $35 per trip

Where:
Hunterdon County Arboretum
1020 State Highway 31
Lebanon, NJ  08833
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Sponsor: Hunterdon County Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 908-782-1158
Contact Name: Laura Bush
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Why belly dance? - move your hips and express yourself - learn the art of dance while working your body - no experience needed - gentle way to get yourself moving -no special outfits required, just...

Cost: $19.99 / 2 classes per week

Where:
Drum and Dance Learning Center
59 Paul Robeson Place
YWCA Princeton
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Drum and Dance Learning Center
Telephone: 609-424-3058
Contact Name: Kim Leary
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The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and a...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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The exhibition opens to the public on Monday, March 12, 2018, and is on view through January 6, 2019. Members will be able to preview the exhibition on Friday, March 9, through Sunday, March 11....

Cost: Admission to the Museum and the exhibition is $28 for adults, $16.50 for childre

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
, NJ

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"Portraits of People we Love" is an exhibition curated by Sarah McCann that invited artists to create and submit work that depicts a person or persons each artist loves. This love may be platonic,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gallery Aferro
73 Market St.
Newark, NJ  07102
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Artist David John Rush has always held a special place in his heart for Waterloo Village with many memories of his trips there as a youngster and now as an artist capturing Waterloo’s charms in...

Cost: 0

Where:
Wharton Public Library
15 S Main Street
Wharton, NJ  07885
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Sponsor: Wharton Public Library
Telephone: 973-361-1333
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Sundays: October 7 - November 18, 2018 (no class October 21). For kids ages 7-13. This course is focused on the basic fundamentals of illustration which includes (Composition, Value, Color, and...

Cost: Museum Members: $135; Non-Members: $150

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3710
Contact Name: Studio Art
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The artists in this exhibit give voice to marginalized and underrepresented communities and individuals while addressing discrimination, racism, colonialism, identity, immigration, and...

Cost: 0

Where:
William Paterson University Galleries
300 Pompton Road
WAYNE, NJ  07470
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Telephone: 197-372-02654
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This exhibition of women’s rights and advocacy posters, created by both men and women, challenges gender inequality and stereotypes, advocates for reproductive and sexual rights, and promotes...

Cost: 0

Where:
William Paterson University Galleries
300 Pompton Road
Ben Shahn Hall
WAYNE, NJ  07470
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Telephone: 197-372-02654
Contact Name: Emily Johnsen
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Homeschool Nature Classes Join us to explore different topics in natural history. Parents must stay on the property and are encouraged to let their children participate in the class...

Cost: 10

Where:
The Watershed Institute
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: The Watershed Institute
Telephone: 609-737-3735
Contact Name: Tammy Love
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Sundays: October 7 - November 18, 2018 (no class October 21). For teens ages 14+. Join artist and professional Illustrator, Sebastian Gomez, for an introductory course in the professional field of...

Cost: Museum Members: $135; Non-Members: $150

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3710
Contact Name: Studio Art
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Forget everything you think you know about the trumpet, the best-known member of the brasswind family. Trumpet-like musical instruments appear across time and cultures in surprising shapes, sizes,...

Cost: Museum Members: FREE; Non-members: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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ALL-A-BOO the Trick-or-Treat Train This little goblin-friendly Halloween outdoor train ride will leave the whole family laughing and gasping for more! Tricks, treats, and surprises are included for...

Cost: 12.95

Where:
DiDonato Family Fun Center
1151 S. White Horse Pike
Hammonton, NJ  08037
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Sponsor: DiDonato Family Fun Center
Telephone: 609-561-3040
Contact Name: Christina DiDonato Dillon
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Ages 12 & Up. Tour the Foster family home, The Willows, to explore the unique death and mourning traditions of the Victorian period. Customs, now considered strange, influenced loved ones for...

Cost: $6 per adult, $5 per senior, $4 per child age 4-16, $2 per child age 2 & 3, FREE

Where:
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7645.
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In celebration of the spookiest time of the year, grab up to three of your friends and see if you can escape the Demogorgon before time runs out. To participate in this free 3-day event,...

Cost: Free

Where:
North Plainfield Memorial Library
6 Rockview Avenue
North Plainfield, NJ  07060
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Sponsor: SCLSNJ
Telephone: 908-458-8400
Contact Name: Pressroom
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The South Street Seaport Museum announces Archtober 2018 at the Seaport Museum with a series of tours and family programs celebrating New York and Seaport District architecture, throughout the...

Cost: $15

Where:
, NY

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On Tuesday, October 16, from 5–7:30 pm, the 25th Annual Family Party—one of the Museum’s best-loved traditions—features educational activities and entertainment for children of all ages....

Cost: $85 for children and $175 for adults

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Telephone: 212-769-5800
Contact Name: Aubrey

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Why belly dance? - move your hips and express yourself - learn the art of dance while working your body - no experience needed - gentle way to get yourself moving -no special outfits required, just...

Cost: $19.99 / 2 classes per week

Where:
Drum and Dance Learning Center
59 Paul Robeson Place
YWCA Princeton
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Drum and Dance Learning Center
Telephone: 609-424-3058
Contact Name: Kim Leary
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Graduates of girls' schools are highly motivated: two-thirds expect to earn a graduate or professional degree. Learn more about the advantages of Stuart's all-girl environment during our Open House...

Cost: 0

Where:
Stuart Country Day School
1200 Stuart Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Stuart Country Day School
Telephone: 609.921.2330 x4115
Contact Name: Kyle Morse
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Participants will lean the basics of the Spanish language

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble 409
42 halsey st
newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Barnes & Noble
Telephone: 973-353-2200
Contact Name: Wilda Silvia

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Fall Festival activities that are included in your admission price: Hay ride to and from Festival grounds • Pumpkin Moon Bounce • Hippity Hop • Potato Sack Slide • Corn Maze...

Cost: $12 admission, cash only

Where:
Snyder's Farm
586 South Middlebush Rd.
Somerset, NJ  08873
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Telephone: 732.496.0441
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Join us at Dorney Park for the ultimate fall festival, The Great Pumpkin Fest! Families and kids can participate in a collection of scare-free Halloween activities for kids presented by the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Dorney Park
3830 Dorney Park Rd
Allentown, PA
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Forensic land title expert Joseph A. Grabas, will discuss the development of land acquisition, ownership and development from 1664 to date in Somerset County.

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ’s Bridgewater Library branch
1 Vogt Drive
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Telephone: 908-458-8404
Contact Name: SCLSNJ
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Historian and author Louis L. Picone will discuss his latest book, "The President is Dead!: The Extraordinary Stories of the Presidential Deaths, Final Days, Burials, and Beyond."

Cost: Free

Where:
Peapack & Gladstone Library
Municipal Complex, School St.
Peapack, NJ  07977
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Sponsor: SCLSNJ
Telephone: 908-458-8400
Contact Name: Pressroom
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Brookdale Haunted Theater is celebrating 16 years of its annual Haunted House. Located at Brookdale Performing Arts Center at Brookdale Community College's Lincroft Campus. Guests will be able to...

Cost: $15

Where:
Brookdale Performing Arts Center
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Sponsor: Brookdale Haunted Theater
Telephone: 732-224-2411
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Young children are on a mission! Waldorf education recognizes that early childhood is a time of self-education: the young child learns to walk, talk, and take action with a purpose. They need...

Cost: Free

Where:
Green Meadow Waldorf School
307 Hungry Hollow Rd.
Chestnut Ridge, NY  10977
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Sponsor: Green Meadow Waldorf School
Telephone: 845-356-2514 x311
Contact Name: Vicki Larson
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The Cathedral of St. John the Divine begins its 2018-19 season of Great Music in a Great Space on Tuesday, October 16 at 7:30 pm with Great Organ: Raymond Nagem, at the Cathedral of St. John the...

Cost: 25

Where:
Cathedral of St. John the Divine
1047 Amsterdam Ave at 112th St.
New York, NY  10025
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The majestic Paris Opera House rises high above the catacombs, the long forgotten dungeons and torture chambers of the city of Paris. Lon Chaney gives his greatest performance as the Phantom, the...

Cost: $10

Where:
Union County Performing Arts Center
1601 Irving Street
Rahway, NJ  07065
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Telephone: 732-499-8226
Contact Name: UCPAC Box Office
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Cost: $59

Where:
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center Street
Victoria Theater
Newark, NJ  07102
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This exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts features the paper cuts, paper cut collage works and an installation created by the internationally celebrated Chinese artist, Xin...

Cost: General Admission

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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M3 Studios is a highly personalized fitness training facility in Hopewell, NJ; we are not a health club selling personal training. We offer personal training for adults, kids programs and outdoor...

Cost: Studio Rates

Where:
Hopewell Borough
5 Railroad Place
Hopewell, NJ  08525
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Telephone: 609-333-0096
Contact Name: Mel Johnson
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Hi there, new families! We’re excited to meet you! Join your neighborhood KinderCare for a personal tour just for you. (Bring the kids: We’d love to get to know them, too!) • Find out why...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Central Jersey
, NJ


Sponsor: KinderCare Education
Telephone: 732-905-6701
Contact Name: Shannon Simonelli
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Eight Weeks, September 11–November 2 Tuesdays –Thursdays, 7:30–9am and Fridays, 9–11 am $85 per person Walks begin across from the Museum on the northeast corner of Central Park West and...

Cost: $85

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West and 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Sponsor: American Museum of Natural History
Telephone: 212-496-3306
Contact Name: Talia Amador
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Two new life-sized fossil casts are being added to the exhibition, “Written in the Rocks: Fossil Tales of New Jersey.” New Jersey’s state dinosaur, Hadrosaurus foulkii, and Mosasaurus...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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People love to collect objects. Some seek items of aesthetic beauty. For others, the motivation is to gather hundreds of examples of one particular type of object. For still others, the need to...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Sponsor: New Jersey State Museum
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Kids will be thrilled to visit the McStuffins Toy Hospital and work with Doc, Chilly, and other characters from the TV show in this new LSC exhibit. They'll help care for patients in the...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
JERSEY CITY, NJ  07305-4636
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Telephone: 120-125-31310
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Come out and see for yourself what happens on a working cranberry farm. 5th generation cranberry grower Brenda Conner will present to you “Cranberries, NJ & You.” In the first hour Brenda...

Cost: 42.00

Where:
Pine Barrens Native Fruits
1 Pasadena Rd.
Browns Mills, NJ  08015
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Telephone: 609-500-1074
Contact Name: Connie or Tom
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This new exhibition highlights more than 60 fascinating objects, artifacts and specimens which have been added to the Museum’s collections over the past 50 years through the support of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 160-929-26308
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Environmental Education Center (EEC) Naturalists will lead a weekly walking group on Tuesdays, October 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2018 from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. The Environmental Education Center...

Cost: $25

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Bernards, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200 x5010
Contact Name: Maria Rossi
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Essex County College - Training, Inc. is hosting a free job fair on Thursday, October 18th 10 AM to 2 PM

Cost: free

Where:
Essex County College
303 University Ave
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-877-4438
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American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the early...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, NJ  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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The National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Created by the National Constitution Center, Hamilton: The...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Black holes are places where humans could never venture—until now! A live science educator will explain the concept of black holes and prepare you for your journey. Then travel to the black hole...

Cost: $29.75 adults, $24.75 children ages 2-12, Under 2 are free.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
LIberty State Park
JERSEY CITY, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty Science Center
Telephone: 201-253-1310
Contact Name: Sales Dept
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This expansive exhibition, curated by Brooklyn artist Benjamin Wright, features over 20 contemporary artists whose work is inspired by science. The artwork on display will allow visitors to explore...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Rd
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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For Ages 2-5

Cost: 0

Where:
Morris County Library
30 East Hanover Avenue
Whippany, NJ  07981
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This exhibition, an annual favorite, features up to 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies from the Americas, Africa, and Asia. The butterflies are housed in a vivarium that approximates their...

Cost: $28 (adults), $22.50 (students/seniors), $16.50 (children ages 2–12)

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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This exhibition, organized by the Robert M. Minkoff Foundation and guest curated by Andrew Page for the Robert M. Minkoff Foundation, celebrates the botanical sculptures of an American master,...

Cost: $10.00 Adults, $9.00 Senior Adults (62+), $7.00 Students, Children below 5 free

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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The Wayne Council of PTOs thrift store will re-open for donations on September 4th and shopping on the 11th! We are currently accepting clothing, toys, books, games, jewelry, artwork, household...

Cost: 0

Where:
1006 Hamburg Turnpike
Parking lot in back
Wayne, NJ  07470
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Sponsor: Wayne Council of PTOs
Contact Name: Anny
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This solo exhibition by Pennsylvania artist Czashka Ross features a variety of media including clay monoprints, sculpture, glass and collage. Gallery open daily from 10am to 6pm.

Cost: Free

Where:
Peters Valley School of Craft
19 Kuhn Road
LAYTON, NJ  07851
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Sponsor: Peters Valley School of Craft
Telephone: 973-948-5202
Contact Name: Brienne Rosner

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Narrative Threads: New Jersey Quilts and Textiles showcases historic textiles from the collection of the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts. The exhibit also features pieces made by contemporary New...

Cost: By Admission

Where:
Museum of Early Trades and Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
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Telephone: 973-377-2982
Contact Name: Tara Heffernan
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The Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University presents “Seeing Red.” The exhibit examines the many artistic, cultural, political, and religious connotations of the color red using books, works...

Cost: free

Where:
Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University
400 S. Orange Avenue
South Orange, NJ  07079
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Sponsor: Walsh Gallery
Telephone: 973-275-2033
Contact Name: Jeanne Brasile, Director
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Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are in our own neighborhoods and communities, arming explorers of all ages with the tools and...

Cost: $28 (adults), $22.50 (students/seniors), $16.50 (children ages 2–12)

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Telephone: 212-769-5800

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For all ages. For more information call us at: 973-285-6980

Cost: 0

Where:
Morris County Library
30 East Hanover Avenue
Whippany, NJ  07981
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Saturday, September 8, 2018 - Sunday, December 2, 2018. Utilizing disassembled objects, photographer Todd McLellan presents a brand new way to understand the material world around us. Through...

Cost: Museum Members: FREE; Non-members: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails!, an interactive and multi-sensory STEM-focused exhibition inspired by the popular British children’s series on PBS KIDS in the US, will...

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, NJ  19131
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  Weekdays On weekdays, we also offer school trips, birthday parties, and scheduled fall fun events! School tours can be booked Monday-Friday, with flexible times. Birthday Parties can...

Cost: Prices vary for attractions.

Where:
Lupardi's Nursery
75 Blanch Avenue
Closter, NJ  07624
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Telephone: 201-768-0017
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The Naturalists of the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center have announced the September dates for an entertaining and educational program for children ages 3 to 5...

Cost: $65

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Bernards, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200 x 5002
Contact Name: Maria Rossi
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Cornerstone Music Studios is proud to host Musikgarten, a series of group classes which follow the development of your child from birth to beginning piano. Family members can take full advantage of...

Cost: $10

Where:
Cornerstone Music Studios East
352 Sweetmans Lane
Millstone Twp, NJ  08535
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New Jersey Devils tickets are available for all games. Parking passes are also available.

Cost: check options

Where:
Prudential Center
, NJ


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The Lion King - come out and experience the magic of The Lion King. Tickets are available for all performances.

Cost: check options

Where:
Minskoff Theatre
, NJ


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Come out and see for yourself what happens on a working cranberry farm. 5th generation cranberry grower Brenda Conner will present to you “Cranberries, NJ & You.” In the first hour Brenda...

Cost: 42.00

Where:
Pine Barrens Native Fruits
1 Pasadena Rd.
Browns Mills, NJ  08015
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Telephone: 609-500-1074
Contact Name: Connie or Tom
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Mondays 3:45-4:30pm (K-3rd grade) Tuesdays 1:15-2pm (3-6 years) All of our children’s classes encourage our little yogis to explore, grow, and be empowered in our safe and joyful community. At...

Cost: $20 drop in, 5 class package $90, 10 class package $170

Where:
The Body Image Boutique
96 East Allendale Road
Saddle River, NJ  07458
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Telephone: 201-708-8448

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Bring your creativity and ingenuity! Each week, students work with different materials for a design or artistic challenge inspired by METC's historic collection and building. From making a building...

Cost: $96 per child

Where:
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
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Telephone: 973-377-2982

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The Somerset County Park Commission Therapeutic Recreation Department and Lord Stirling Stable are seeking volunteers to assist with the T.R.A.I.L.S (Therapeutic Recreation Adapted Instruction at...

Cost: 0

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200 x 5234
Contact Name: Dina Trunzo
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Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, located in Mountainside, will continue to offer free, peer support groups for children, young adults and families who are coping with an illness or who have...

Cost: Free

Where:
Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss
244 Sheffield St.
Mountainside, NJ  07092
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Telephone: 908-264-3100
Contact Name: Mandi Zucker
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Dr. Deborah Willis will be presenting her work "In Pursuit of Beauty: Imaging Closets in Newark and Beyond" in Shine Portrait Studio at Express Newark. Willis photographed the closets of residents...

Cost: $0.00

Where:
Shine Portrait Studio - Express Newark
54 Halsey Street, Studio 319
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Shine Portrait Studio
Telephone: 732-439-3238
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New Jersey Devils tickets are available for all games. Parking passes are also available.

Cost: check options

Where:
Prudential Center
, NJ

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Dear Evan Hansen is the epitome of a modern musical. The show is set firmly in the mid 2010’s with technology and social media at the core of its plot, catering directly to its target audience of...

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Where:
, NJ


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Come learn and play at this weekly local West Coast Swing Class taught by WCS National Champion Arjay Centeno. Have fun with your fellow "westies" with social dancing after the lessons. No partner...

Cost: $5-15

Where:
Brix Restaurant and Bar
371 S Franklin Ave
Belleville, NJ  07109
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Based on the story by Thorne, J. K. Rowling and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a two part stage play that is written by Jack Thorne. The Play...

Cost: $45 and up

Where:
, NJ


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Celebrate silly, not-too-spooky fun at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place®.   Select dates from September 22 through October 28, the park is transformed into a...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Sesame Place
100 Sesame Rd.
Langhorne, PA
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Telephone: 866-464-3566
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Our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program uses our state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel to inspire and educate students. Trained and reviewed STEM...

Cost: Varies

Where:
iFly Paramus
Paramus, NJ


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One of the most unique things about our summer family style rafting adventure is the Free, All-You-Can-Eat, Riverside Barbecue! Our free BBQ is offered Memorial Day through...

Cost: Child (ages 4 – 12) – $49.99 Adult – $59.99 (weekends and holidays)

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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The spectacular Disney film that captivated audiences around the world has finally made it to Broadway! Following the success of the 2013 animated movie, Frozen the Musical expands on the story of...

Cost: $45 and up

Where:
St. James Theatre
, NJ


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Our Fall Fest and Halloween activities guarantee fun for all ages! Special FallFest activities run from Sept. 15th through October 31st.  (see our Activity Calendar for detailed...

Where:
A. Casola Farms
178 Highway 34 and Schanck Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Your leaders will fit you with a lifejacket and paddle, and then drive to the river, where they will discuss maneuvering techniques and canoe safety. Our leaders will guide you down the river. We...

Cost: $35

Where:
See dates for location
, NJ


Sponsor: Hunterdon Co. Division of Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 908-782-1158
Contact Name: Laura Bush
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CANOEING HUNTERDON’S WATERWAYS: RIVER TRIPS. Your leaders will fit you with a lifejacket and paddle, and then drive in a County van to the river, where they will discuss maneuvering techniques...

Cost: $35 per trip

Where:
Hunterdon County Arboretum
1020 State Highway 31
Lebanon, NJ  08833
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Sponsor: Hunterdon County Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 908-782-1158
Contact Name: Laura Bush
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Why belly dance? - move your hips and express yourself - learn the art of dance while working your body - no experience needed - gentle way to get yourself moving -no special outfits required, just...

Cost: $19.99 / 2 classes per week

Where:
Drum and Dance Learning Center
59 Paul Robeson Place
YWCA Princeton
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Drum and Dance Learning Center
Telephone: 609-424-3058
Contact Name: Kim Leary
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Halloween Funfest including: Hayrides, Petting Zoo, Duck Races, Corn Maze, Hay Maze, Corn Crib, Pedal Carts, Boat Yard, Petting Zoo, Hay tunnels, Striker Pounders, Tire Mountain, Live Country...

Cost: $20 per person

Where:
Maple Leaf Farms
525 Route 9 South
Manalapan, NJ  07726
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Telephone: 732-851-4400

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The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and a...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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The exhibition opens to the public on Monday, March 12, 2018, and is on view through January 6, 2019. Members will be able to preview the exhibition on Friday, March 9, through Sunday, March 11....

Cost: Admission to the Museum and the exhibition is $28 for adults, $16.50 for childre

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
, NJ

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Guests will experience thrill and adventure as they carefully navigate a massive maze surrounded by 10-acres of corn fields. Younger guests can warm up to the excitement by experiencing a smaller,...

Cost: Included with Pick-Your-Own admission

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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"Portraits of People we Love" is an exhibition curated by Sarah McCann that invited artists to create and submit work that depicts a person or persons each artist loves. This love may be platonic,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gallery Aferro
73 Market St.
Newark, NJ  07102
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Artist David John Rush has always held a special place in his heart for Waterloo Village with many memories of his trips there as a youngster and now as an artist capturing Waterloo’s charms in...

Cost: 0

Where:
Wharton Public Library
15 S Main Street
Wharton, NJ  07885
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Sponsor: Wharton Public Library
Telephone: 973-361-1333
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Sundays: October 7 - November 18, 2018 (no class October 21). For kids ages 7-13. This course is focused on the basic fundamentals of illustration which includes (Composition, Value, Color, and...

Cost: Museum Members: $135; Non-Members: $150

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3710
Contact Name: Studio Art
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The artists in this exhibit give voice to marginalized and underrepresented communities and individuals while addressing discrimination, racism, colonialism, identity, immigration, and...

Cost: 0

Where:
William Paterson University Galleries
300 Pompton Road
WAYNE, NJ  07470
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Telephone: 197-372-02654
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WEEKENDS and Columbus Day: Sept 15,2018 – Nov 4, 2018 Hours: 10am – 6pm Cost: $14 per person/weekend, $12 per person/week day (under 2 free) FREE PARKING…. SORRY NO...

Cost: $14 per person/weekend, $12/week day

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
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Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
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This exhibition of women’s rights and advocacy posters, created by both men and women, challenges gender inequality and stereotypes, advocates for reproductive and sexual rights, and promotes...

Cost: 0

Where:
William Paterson University Galleries
300 Pompton Road
Ben Shahn Hall
WAYNE, NJ  07470
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Telephone: 197-372-02654
Contact Name: Emily Johnsen
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In celebration of Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day, MTF Biologics invites the community to special events that honor breast cancer survivors who have undergone breast reconstruction and...

Cost: Free

Where:
MTF Biologics
175 May Street
Edison, NJ  08837
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Sponsor: MTF Biologics
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Sundays: October 7 - November 18, 2018 (no class October 21). For teens ages 14+. Join artist and professional Illustrator, Sebastian Gomez, for an introductory course in the professional field of...

Cost: Museum Members: $135; Non-Members: $150

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3710
Contact Name: Studio Art
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Forget everything you think you know about the trumpet, the best-known member of the brasswind family. Trumpet-like musical instruments appear across time and cultures in surprising shapes, sizes,...

Cost: Museum Members: FREE; Non-members: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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ALL-A-BOO the Trick-or-Treat Train This little goblin-friendly Halloween outdoor train ride will leave the whole family laughing and gasping for more! Tricks, treats, and surprises are included for...

Cost: 12.95

Where:
DiDonato Family Fun Center
1151 S. White Horse Pike
Hammonton, NJ  08037
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Sponsor: DiDonato Family Fun Center
Telephone: 609-561-3040
Contact Name: Christina DiDonato Dillon
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Ages 12 & Up. Tour the Foster family home, The Willows, to explore the unique death and mourning traditions of the Victorian period. Customs, now considered strange, influenced loved ones for...

Cost: $6 per adult, $5 per senior, $4 per child age 4-16, $2 per child age 2 & 3, FREE

Where:
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7645.
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Join our monthly book club. We will be reading Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi.

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: (908) 813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Journey back in time to learn about the trail of the famous Blue Comet train all the way to its final destination of Atlantic City. This program will include a discussion about the lasting impact...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Liberty State Park CRRNJ Terminal
1 Audrey Zapp Drive
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty State Park
Telephone: 201-915-3400 x202
Contact Name: Nature Center
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Fall Festival activities that are included in your admission price: Hay ride to and from Festival grounds • Pumpkin Moon Bounce • Hippity Hop • Potato Sack Slide • Corn Maze...

Cost: $12 admission, cash only

Where:
Snyder's Farm
586 South Middlebush Rd.
Somerset, NJ  08873
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Telephone: 732.496.0441
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In celebration of the spookiest time of the year, grab up to three of your friends and see if you can escape the Demogorgon before time runs out. To participate in this free 3-day event,...

Cost: Free

Where:
North Plainfield Memorial Library
6 Rockview Avenue
North Plainfield, NJ  07060
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Sponsor: SCLSNJ
Telephone: 908-458-8400
Contact Name: Pressroom
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The South Street Seaport Museum announces Archtober 2018 at the Seaport Museum with a series of tours and family programs celebrating New York and Seaport District architecture, throughout the...

Cost: $15

Where:
, NY

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HOBOKEN, NJ: Join us for a FREE reading assessment at Urban Jungle Play ($75 value) on Wednesday, October 17th between 4:30-5:30 pm. Learn More >>...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Urban Jungle Play
1140 Maxwell Lane
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: Preschool Readers
Telephone: 732-822-4839
Contact Name: Lisa
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Why belly dance? - move your hips and express yourself - learn the art of dance while working your body - no experience needed - gentle way to get yourself moving -no special outfits required, just...

Cost: $19.99 / 2 classes per week

Where:
Drum and Dance Learning Center
59 Paul Robeson Place
YWCA Princeton
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Drum and Dance Learning Center
Telephone: 609-424-3058
Contact Name: Kim Leary
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Join us at Dorney Park for the ultimate fall festival, The Great Pumpkin Fest! Families and kids can participate in a collection of scare-free Halloween activities for kids presented by the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Dorney Park
3830 Dorney Park Rd
Allentown, PA
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Meet other local parents who want to network guilt-free, after work and with their kids. Find out what other parents used to or are currently doing for a living. Some own their own businesses,...

Cost: 17.50 per child plus tax, parents and pre-walkers are free.

Where:
Play City
4918 Park Avenue
Weehawken, NJ  07086
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Sponsor: Play City
Telephone: 201-348-4000
Contact Name: Angelina Capalbo
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Summit Medical Group’s Plastic Surgery Center will host a unique fashion show and celebration to build awareness of breast reconstruction. Our Breast cancer champions will take to the stage as...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Summit Medical Group
Berkeley Heights Campus, 1 Diamond Hill Road
Lawrence Pavilion, Conference Center, (near café or take elevator to 1R)
Berkeley Heights, NJ  07922
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Participants will discuss the book Crazy Rich Asian

Cost: Free

Where:
Barnes & Noble 409
42 halsey st
newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Barnes & Noble
Telephone: 973-353-2200
Contact Name: Wilda Silvia

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Come and enjoy a lively cafe style book club for discussion and light refreshments. Title to be announced.

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: (908) 813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Joanne Emmons of Paranormal Consulting and Investigations of New Jersey will give a behind-the-scenes look at paranormal investigations and recordings of Electronic Voice Phenomena.

Cost: Free

Where:
Hillsborough Library
379 South Branch Rd.
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Sponsor: SCLSNJ
Telephone: 908-458-8400
Contact Name: Pressroom
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Brookdale Haunted Theater is celebrating 16 years of its annual Haunted House. Located at Brookdale Performing Arts Center at Brookdale Community College's Lincroft Campus. Guests will be able to...

Cost: $15

Where:
Brookdale Performing Arts Center
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Sponsor: Brookdale Haunted Theater
Telephone: 732-224-2411
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This exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts features the paper cuts, paper cut collage works and an installation created by the internationally celebrated Chinese artist, Xin...

Cost: General Admission

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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M3 Studios is a highly personalized fitness training facility in Hopewell, NJ; we are not a health club selling personal training. We offer personal training for adults, kids programs and outdoor...

Cost: Studio Rates

Where:
Hopewell Borough
5 Railroad Place
Hopewell, NJ  08525
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Telephone: 609-333-0096
Contact Name: Mel Johnson
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Enjoy this epic 7-acre military themed maze, with 3.9 miles of paths, that consists of a larger maze with 3.5 miles of paths, and a mini maze with .4 miles of paths, fun for ages 3-7. This year the...

Cost: Free, $5-$8

Where:
The Farm In Harmony
231 Brainards Road
Harmony, NJ  08865
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Sponsor: The Farm In Harmony
Telephone: 908-283-0721
Contact Name: Giulia Iannitelli Grotenhuis
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America's Grow-a-Row is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that grows, gleans, and gives fresh produce to our neighbors in need through the efforts of thousands of volunteers each year. All of...

Cost: Free

Where:
America's Grow-a-Row
150 Pittstown Rd
(or 401 Woolf Rd, Milford, NJ 08848)
Pittstown, NJ  08867-4224
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Sponsor: America's Grow-a-Row
Telephone: 908-328-1364
Contact Name: Connie Miller
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Hi there, new families! We’re excited to meet you! Join your neighborhood KinderCare for a personal tour just for you. (Bring the kids: We’d love to get to know them, too!) • Find out why...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Central Jersey
, NJ


Sponsor: KinderCare Education
Telephone: 732-905-6701
Contact Name: Shannon Simonelli
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Eight Weeks, September 11–November 2 Tuesdays –Thursdays, 7:30–9am and Fridays, 9–11 am $85 per person Walks begin across from the Museum on the northeast corner of Central Park West and...

Cost: $85

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West and 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Sponsor: American Museum of Natural History
Telephone: 212-496-3306
Contact Name: Talia Amador
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Two new life-sized fossil casts are being added to the exhibition, “Written in the Rocks: Fossil Tales of New Jersey.” New Jersey’s state dinosaur, Hadrosaurus foulkii, and Mosasaurus...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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People love to collect objects. Some seek items of aesthetic beauty. For others, the motivation is to gather hundreds of examples of one particular type of object. For still others, the need to...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Sponsor: New Jersey State Museum
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Kids will be thrilled to visit the McStuffins Toy Hospital and work with Doc, Chilly, and other characters from the TV show in this new LSC exhibit. They'll help care for patients in the...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
JERSEY CITY, NJ  07305-4636
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Telephone: 120-125-31310
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Come out and see for yourself what happens on a working cranberry farm. 5th generation cranberry grower Brenda Conner will present to you “Cranberries, NJ & You.” In the first hour Brenda...

Cost: 42.00

Where:
Pine Barrens Native Fruits
1 Pasadena Rd.
Browns Mills, NJ  08015
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Telephone: 609-500-1074
Contact Name: Connie or Tom
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This new exhibition highlights more than 60 fascinating objects, artifacts and specimens which have been added to the Museum’s collections over the past 50 years through the support of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 160-929-26308
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Essex County College - Training, Inc. is hosting a free job fair on Thursday, October 18th 10 AM to 2 PM

Cost: free

Where:
Essex County College
303 University Ave
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-877-4438
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American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the early...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, NJ  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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The National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Created by the National Constitution Center, Hamilton: The...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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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: Free

Where:
Duke Island Park
Old York Road
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200 x 5226
Contact Name: Dina Healey
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This expansive exhibition, curated by Brooklyn artist Benjamin Wright, features over 20 contemporary artists whose work is inspired by science. The artwork on display will allow visitors to explore...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Rd
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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This exhibition, an annual favorite, features up to 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies from the Americas, Africa, and Asia. The butterflies are housed in a vivarium that approximates their...

Cost: $28 (adults), $22.50 (students/seniors), $16.50 (children ages 2–12)

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Telephone: 212-769-5800

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Join us for a special open play session the same night our shopping center will be hosting their Annual Trunk or Treat. We'll have fun themed crafts and snacks. Please park your vehicles...

Where:
Moozie's Play Cafe
7 Shoppers Ln.
Turnersville, NJ
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Black holes are places where humans could never venture—until now! A live science educator will explain the concept of black holes and prepare you for your journey. Then travel to the black hole...

Cost: $29.75 adults, $24.75 children ages 2-12, Under 2 are free.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
LIberty State Park
JERSEY CITY, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty Science Center
Telephone: 201-253-1310
Contact Name: Sales Dept
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This exhibition, organized by the Robert M. Minkoff Foundation and guest curated by Andrew Page for the Robert M. Minkoff Foundation, celebrates the botanical sculptures of an American master,...

Cost: $10.00 Adults, $9.00 Senior Adults (62+), $7.00 Students, Children below 5 free

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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The Wayne Council of PTOs thrift store will re-open for donations on September 4th and shopping on the 11th! We are currently accepting clothing, toys, books, games, jewelry, artwork, household...

Cost: 0

Where:
1006 Hamburg Turnpike
Parking lot in back
Wayne, NJ  07470
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Sponsor: Wayne Council of PTOs
Contact Name: Anny
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This solo exhibition by Pennsylvania artist Czashka Ross features a variety of media including clay monoprints, sculpture, glass and collage. Gallery open daily from 10am to 6pm.

Cost: Free

Where:
Peters Valley School of Craft
19 Kuhn Road
LAYTON, NJ  07851
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Sponsor: Peters Valley School of Craft
Telephone: 973-948-5202
Contact Name: Brienne Rosner

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The Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University presents “Seeing Red.” The exhibit examines the many artistic, cultural, political, and religious connotations of the color red using books, works...

Cost: free

Where:
Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University
400 S. Orange Avenue
South Orange, NJ  07079
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Sponsor: Walsh Gallery
Telephone: 973-275-2033
Contact Name: Jeanne Brasile, Director
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  Weekdays On weekdays, we also offer school trips, birthday parties, and scheduled fall fun events! School tours can be booked Monday-Friday, with flexible times. Birthday Parties can...

Cost: Prices vary for attractions.

Where:
Lupardi's Nursery
75 Blanch Avenue
Closter, NJ  07624
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Telephone: 201-768-0017
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Narrative Threads: New Jersey Quilts and Textiles showcases historic textiles from the collection of the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts. The exhibit also features pieces made by contemporary New...

Cost: By Admission

Where:
Museum of Early Trades and Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
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Telephone: 973-377-2982
Contact Name: Tara Heffernan
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Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are in our own neighborhoods and communities, arming explorers of all ages with the tools and...

Cost: $28 (adults), $22.50 (students/seniors), $16.50 (children ages 2–12)

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Telephone: 212-769-5800

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Saturday, September 8, 2018 - Sunday, December 2, 2018. Utilizing disassembled objects, photographer Todd McLellan presents a brand new way to understand the material world around us. Through...

Cost: Museum Members: FREE; Non-members: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Museum Hours: Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday, 1:00-4:00 pm. During public visiting hours, tours leave at 1:15, 2;15, and 3:15 and take about 30 minutes. Group tours welcome by appointment,...

Cost: Adults $8, Seniors/Students $6, Children (6-12) $4, Children (under 5) Free

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: Patricia Pongracz
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Acts of Art and Rebuttal in 1971 at Hunter College presents ten of the 47 original artists included in the 1971 exhibition organized by the Black Emergency Cultural Coalition in response to the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Gallery Hunter Colleg
132 East 68th Street
New York, NY  10065
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The Lion King - come out and experience the magic of The Lion King. Tickets are available for all performances.

Cost: check options

Where:
Minskoff Theatre
, NJ


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Come out and see for yourself what happens on a working cranberry farm. 5th generation cranberry grower Brenda Conner will present to you “Cranberries, NJ & You.” In the first hour Brenda...

Cost: 42.00

Where:
Pine Barrens Native Fruits
1 Pasadena Rd.
Browns Mills, NJ  08015
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Telephone: 609-500-1074
Contact Name: Connie or Tom
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In the company of horses, mothers and daughters will explore open communication and connection. Participate in a group session guided by A Stable Life's Founder and Executive Director, Anna Gassib...

Cost: 25

Where:
Bergen Equestrian Center
490 Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ
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Sponsor: Bergen Equestrian Center
Telephone: 201-336-3370
Contact Name: Anna Gassib
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Celebrate silly, not-too-spooky fun at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place®.   Select dates from September 22 through October 28, the park is transformed into a...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Sesame Place
100 Sesame Rd.
Langhorne, PA
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Telephone: 866-464-3566
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Come listen to stories and make a themed craft each week! Registration required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown , NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: (908) 813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss, located in Mountainside, will continue to offer free, peer support groups for children, young adults and families who are coping with an illness or who have...

Cost: Free

Where:
Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss
244 Sheffield St.
Mountainside, NJ  07092
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Telephone: 908-264-3100
Contact Name: Mandi Zucker
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Our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program uses our state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel to inspire and educate students. Trained and reviewed STEM...

Cost: Varies

Where:
iFly Paramus
Paramus, NJ


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Continue or begin your practice of silence with Jean Marie of Fostering the Journey and invite peace and wellness to your life. A different style/modality of meditation will be offered each class....

Cost: 15.00

Where:
Rutherfurd Hall
1686 Rte 517
Allamuchy, NJ  07820
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Telephone: 1 908-852-1894 ex338
Contact Name: Jessica Taenzer
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Continue or begin your practice of silence with Jean Marie of Fostering the Journey and invite peace and wellness to your life. A different style/modality of meditation will be offered each class....

Cost: 15.00

Where:
Rutherfurd Hall
1686 Rte 517
Allamuchy, NJ  07820
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Telephone: 1 908-852-1894 ex338
Contact Name: Jessica Taenzer
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Dr. Deborah Willis will be presenting her work "In Pursuit of Beauty: Imaging Closets in Newark and Beyond" in Shine Portrait Studio at Express Newark. Willis photographed the closets of residents...

Cost: $0.00

Where:
Shine Portrait Studio - Express Newark
54 Halsey Street, Studio 319
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Shine Portrait Studio
Telephone: 732-439-3238
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As part of the Centennial Heritage Festival, this non-traditional staging of a 374 year-old marionette play is based on the story of love at first sight of the 11th century Duke Oldrich, who braved...

Cost: $19 general admission, $14 seniors and students

Where:
Jan Hus Church
351 East 74th Street
New York City, NY  10021
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Sponsor: Centennial Heritage Festival
Telephone: 800-838-3006
Contact Name: Jonathan Slaff
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Dear Evan Hansen is the epitome of a modern musical. The show is set firmly in the mid 2010’s with technology and social media at the core of its plot, catering directly to its target audience of...

Cost: check options

Where:
, NJ


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Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails!, an interactive and multi-sensory STEM-focused exhibition inspired by the popular British children’s series on PBS KIDS in the US, will...

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, NJ  19131
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The spectacular Disney film that captivated audiences around the world has finally made it to Broadway! Following the success of the 2013 animated movie, Frozen the Musical expands on the story of...

Cost: $45 and up

Where:
St. James Theatre
, NJ


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One of the most unique things about our summer family style rafting adventure is the Free, All-You-Can-Eat, Riverside Barbecue! Our free BBQ is offered Memorial Day through...

Cost: Child (ages 4 – 12) – $49.99 Adult – $59.99 (weekends and holidays)

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Based on the story by Thorne, J. K. Rowling and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a two part stage play that is written by Jack Thorne. The Play...

Cost: $45 and up

Where:
, NJ


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Our Fall Fest and Halloween activities guarantee fun for all ages! Special FallFest activities run from Sept. 15th through October 31st.  (see our Activity Calendar for detailed...

Where:
A. Casola Farms
178 Highway 34 and Schanck Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Your leaders will fit you with a lifejacket and paddle, and then drive to the river, where they will discuss maneuvering techniques and canoe safety. Our leaders will guide you down the river. We...

Cost: $35

Where:
See dates for location
, NJ


Sponsor: Hunterdon Co. Division of Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 908-782-1158
Contact Name: Laura Bush
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CANOEING HUNTERDON’S WATERWAYS: RIVER TRIPS. Your leaders will fit you with a lifejacket and paddle, and then drive in a County van to the river, where they will discuss maneuvering techniques...

Cost: $35 per trip

Where:
Hunterdon County Arboretum
1020 State Highway 31
Lebanon, NJ  08833
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Sponsor: Hunterdon County Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 908-782-1158
Contact Name: Laura Bush
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Why belly dance? - move your hips and express yourself - learn the art of dance while working your body - no experience needed - gentle way to get yourself moving -no special outfits required, just...

Cost: $19.99 / 2 classes per week

Where:
Drum and Dance Learning Center
59 Paul Robeson Place
YWCA Princeton
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Drum and Dance Learning Center
Telephone: 609-424-3058
Contact Name: Kim Leary
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No matter your role in the autism community, our conference is for you. With 72 workshop options, 100 exhibitors, and opportunities for networking and support, you can truly create the conference...

Cost: varies

Where:
Harrah's Waterfront Conference Center
777 Harrah's Blvd.
Atlantic City, NJ  08401
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Sponsor: Autism New Jersey
Telephone: 609.588.8200 x13
Contact Name: Elissa Kapp
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The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and a...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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The exhibition opens to the public on Monday, March 12, 2018, and is on view through January 6, 2019. Members will be able to preview the exhibition on Friday, March 9, through Sunday, March 11....

Cost: Admission to the Museum and the exhibition is $28 for adults, $16.50 for childre

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
, NJ

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"Portraits of People we Love" is an exhibition curated by Sarah McCann that invited artists to create and submit work that depicts a person or persons each artist loves. This love may be platonic,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gallery Aferro
73 Market St.
Newark, NJ  07102
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Artist David John Rush has always held a special place in his heart for Waterloo Village with many memories of his trips there as a youngster and now as an artist capturing Waterloo’s charms in...

Cost: 0

Where:
Wharton Public Library
15 S Main Street
Wharton, NJ  07885
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Sponsor: Wharton Public Library
Telephone: 973-361-1333
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Sundays: October 7 - November 18, 2018 (no class October 21). For kids ages 7-13. This course is focused on the basic fundamentals of illustration which includes (Composition, Value, Color, and...

Cost: Museum Members: $135; Non-Members: $150

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3710
Contact Name: Studio Art
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The artists in this exhibit give voice to marginalized and underrepresented communities and individuals while addressing discrimination, racism, colonialism, identity, immigration, and...

Cost: 0

Where:
William Paterson University Galleries
300 Pompton Road
WAYNE, NJ  07470
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Telephone: 197-372-02654
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This exhibition of women’s rights and advocacy posters, created by both men and women, challenges gender inequality and stereotypes, advocates for reproductive and sexual rights, and promotes...

Cost: 0

Where:
William Paterson University Galleries
300 Pompton Road
Ben Shahn Hall
WAYNE, NJ  07470
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Telephone: 197-372-02654
Contact Name: Emily Johnsen
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Showing one time only on Thursday, October 18! From Producers Steven Spielberg and George Lucas comes the animated classic that started a global phenomenon. Go back in time with Littlefoot, Cera,...

Cost: $6

Where:
Hopewell Theater
5 S Greenwood Ave
Hopewell, NJ  08525
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Sponsor: Hopewell Theater
Telephone: (609) 466-1964
Contact Name: Emily Hollinger
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Sundays: October 7 - November 18, 2018 (no class October 21). For teens ages 14+. Join artist and professional Illustrator, Sebastian Gomez, for an introductory course in the professional field of...

Cost: Museum Members: $135; Non-Members: $150

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3710
Contact Name: Studio Art
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Forget everything you think you know about the trumpet, the best-known member of the brasswind family. Trumpet-like musical instruments appear across time and cultures in surprising shapes, sizes,...

Cost: Museum Members: FREE; Non-members: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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WP music faculty members Joseph Kimura are Carl Patrick Bolleia will perform a program if dance-inspired music including works by Chopin, Stravinksy, and Bolcom.

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Shea Center, William Paterson University
Wayne , NJ


Telephone: 973.720.2371
Contact Name: Phillip Sprayberry
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Ages 12 & Up. Tour the Foster family home, The Willows, to explore the unique death and mourning traditions of the Victorian period. Customs, now considered strange, influenced loved ones for...

Cost: $6 per adult, $5 per senior, $4 per child age 4-16, $2 per child age 2 & 3, FREE

Where:
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7645.
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Hawthorne Christian Academy hosts our annual Christian College Fair on Thursday, October 18th, from 7-9pm. Visit with reps from over 30 Christian Colleges. FREE Financial Aid Workshop and Free...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hawthorne Christian Academy
2000 State Route 208
Hawthorne , NJ  07506
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Join Author and Turtle Expert Steve Woyce for "The Turtle Show" where you will meet live turtles from around the world and learn about how and where they live, eat, hibernate and more.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Randolph Public Library
28 Calais Road
Randolph, NJ  07869
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Sponsor: Friends of the Library
Telephone: 973-895-3556
Contact Name: Antonette
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Join the Arts Council of Princeton for a film screening of IF YOU BUILD IT on Thursday, October 18 at 7pm in the Art Council of Princeton’s Solley Theater. Directed by Patrick Creadon and...

Cost: 0

Where:
Paul Robeson Center for the Arts
102 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ  08542
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Sponsor: Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: Arts Council of Princeton
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M3 Studios is a highly personalized fitness training facility in Hopewell, NJ; we are not a health club selling personal training. We offer personal training for adults, kids programs and outdoor...

Cost: Studio Rates

Where:
Hopewell Borough
5 Railroad Place
Hopewell, NJ  08525
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Telephone: 609-333-0096
Contact Name: Mel Johnson
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Enjoy this epic 7-acre military themed maze, with 3.9 miles of paths, that consists of a larger maze with 3.5 miles of paths, and a mini maze with .4 miles of paths, fun for ages 3-7. This year the...

Cost: Free, $5-$8

Where:
The Farm In Harmony
231 Brainards Road
Harmony, NJ  08865
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Sponsor: The Farm In Harmony
Telephone: 908-283-0721
Contact Name: Giulia Iannitelli Grotenhuis
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Hi there, new families! We’re excited to meet you! Join your neighborhood KinderCare for a personal tour just for you. (Bring the kids: We’d love to get to know them, too!) • Find out why...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Central Jersey
, NJ


Sponsor: KinderCare Education
Telephone: 732-905-6701
Contact Name: Shannon Simonelli
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Eight Weeks, September 11–November 2 Tuesdays –Thursdays, 7:30–9am and Fridays, 9–11 am $85 per person Walks begin across from the Museum on the northeast corner of Central Park West and...

Cost: $85

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West and 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Sponsor: American Museum of Natural History
Telephone: 212-496-3306
Contact Name: Talia Amador
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Two new life-sized fossil casts are being added to the exhibition, “Written in the Rocks: Fossil Tales of New Jersey.” New Jersey’s state dinosaur, Hadrosaurus foulkii, and Mosasaurus...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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People love to collect objects. Some seek items of aesthetic beauty. For others, the motivation is to gather hundreds of examples of one particular type of object. For still others, the need to...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Sponsor: New Jersey State Museum
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Kids will be thrilled to visit the McStuffins Toy Hospital and work with Doc, Chilly, and other characters from the TV show in this new LSC exhibit. They'll help care for patients in the...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
JERSEY CITY, NJ  07305-4636
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Telephone: 120-125-31310
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Halloween Funfest including: Hayrides, Petting Zoo, Duck Races, Corn Maze, Hay Maze, Corn Crib, Pedal Carts, Boat Yard, Petting Zoo, Hay tunnels, Striker Pounders, Tire Mountain, Live Country...

Cost: $20 per person

Where:
Maple Leaf Farms
525 Route 9 South
Manalapan, NJ  07726
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Telephone: 732-851-4400

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Fall Festival activities that are included in your admission price: Hay ride to and from Festival grounds • Pumpkin Moon Bounce • Hippity Hop • Potato Sack Slide • Corn Maze...

Cost: $12 admission, cash only

Where:
Snyder's Farm
586 South Middlebush Rd.
Somerset, NJ  08873
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Telephone: 732.496.0441
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Join us at Dorney Park for the ultimate fall festival, The Great Pumpkin Fest! Families and kids can participate in a collection of scare-free Halloween activities for kids presented by the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Dorney Park
3830 Dorney Park Rd
Allentown, PA
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WEEKENDS and Columbus Day: Sept 15,2018 – Nov 4, 2018 Hours: 10am – 6pm Cost: $14 per person/weekend, $12 per person/week day (under 2 free) FREE PARKING…. SORRY NO...

Cost: $14 per person/weekend, $12/week day

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
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Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
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ALL-A-BOO the Trick-or-Treat Train This little goblin-friendly Halloween outdoor train ride will leave the whole family laughing and gasping for more! Tricks, treats, and surprises are included for...

Cost: 12.95

Where:
DiDonato Family Fun Center
1151 S. White Horse Pike
Hammonton, NJ  08037
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Sponsor: DiDonato Family Fun Center
Telephone: 609-561-3040
Contact Name: Christina DiDonato Dillon
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Take a trip to the tropics of the Costa Rican rainforest with the Somerset County Parks Commission. Find out what makes a two-toed sloth different from a three-toed sloth, what a three-wattled bell...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bridgewater Library
1 Vogt Drive
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: SCLSNJ
Telephone: 908-458-8404
Contact Name: Pressroom
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Guests will experience thrill and adventure as they carefully navigate a massive maze surrounded by 10-acres of corn fields. Younger guests can warm up to the excitement by experiencing a smaller,...

Cost: Included with Pick-Your-Own admission

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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Persepolis by Marjane Santrapi A rebellious, teen lives through the overthrow of the Shah. Can sher survive under Islamic law? Registration is required by emailing: azeitlin@co.morris.nj.us or...

Cost: 0

Where:
Morris County Library
30 East Hanover Avenue
Whippany, NJ  07981
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The South Street Seaport Museum announces Archtober 2018 at the Seaport Museum with a series of tours and family programs celebrating New York and Seaport District architecture, throughout the...

Cost: $15

Where:
, NY

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Thursday, October 18th 5:30pm-10pm Join us on the evening of October 18th in our open-aired barn as Michelin Chef Steven Meese prepares and narrates a 6 course farm to table meal. Steven is known...

Cost: $120

Where:
The Rooted Affair
329 Edgebrook Road
Robbinsville , NJ  08691
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Sponsor: Honey Brook Organic Farm
Telephone: 6095752761
Contact Name: Janene Puca
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Why belly dance? - move your hips and express yourself - learn the art of dance while working your body - no experience needed - gentle way to get yourself moving -no special outfits required, just...

Cost: $19.99 / 2 classes per week

Where:
Drum and Dance Learning Center
59 Paul Robeson Place
YWCA Princeton
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Drum and Dance Learning Center
Telephone: 609-424-3058
Contact Name: Kim Leary
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Imagine an education system that values personal growth over test scores. Inquiry over mimicry. Passion over rankings. What if we decide that the purpose of education is not the transmission of...

Cost: $5

Where:
The Willow School
1150 Pottersville Rd
Gladstone, NJ  08826
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Sponsor: The Willow School
Telephone: (908) 470-9500
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Paint and decorate your own pumpkin to take home. For ages 10-18. Registration is required by calling 973-285-6980 or emailing: teens.mcl@gmail.com.

Cost: 0

Where:
Morris County Library
30 East Hanover Avenue
Whippany, NJ  07981
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Brookdale Haunted Theater is celebrating 16 years of its annual Haunted House. Located at Brookdale Performing Arts Center at Brookdale Community College's Lincroft Campus. Guests will be able to...

Cost: $15

Where:
Brookdale Performing Arts Center
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Sponsor: Brookdale Haunted Theater
Telephone: 732-224-2411
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Jermaine Dupri headlines the tour with So So Def icons Xscape, Da Brat, Jagged Edge, Bow Wow, Anthony Hamilton, Dem Franchize Boyz, J-Kwon, Bone Crusher, Youngbloodz

Cost: 49.50-150.00

Where:
Barclays Center
620 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY  11217
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Following the continued success of the hit summer competition series and 15 Emmy® wins, So You Think You Can Dance is packing up its best dancers and touring the country! So You Think You Can...

Cost: $49 - $99

Where:
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Mayo Performing Arts Center
Telephone: 973-539-8008
Contact Name: Box Office
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This exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts features the paper cuts, paper cut collage works and an installation created by the internationally celebrated Chinese artist, Xin...

Cost: General Admission

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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Come out and see for yourself what happens on a working cranberry farm. 5th generation cranberry grower Brenda Conner will present to you “Cranberries, NJ & You.” In the first hour Brenda...

Cost: 42.00

Where:
Pine Barrens Native Fruits
1 Pasadena Rd.
Browns Mills, NJ  08015
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Telephone: 609-500-1074
Contact Name: Connie or Tom
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This new exhibition highlights more than 60 fascinating objects, artifacts and specimens which have been added to the Museum’s collections over the past 50 years through the support of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 160-929-26308
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Why should you go to MOPS? This group gives you the support & resources to be a great mom! Moms from any town can join us! Please RSVP by 10/16 so we have enough yummy snacks for you. Free MOPS...

Cost: 1st event free; $32 yearly reg fee; $5 dues

Where:
Hosted by Bible Baptist Church
31 Passaic Avenue
Hasbrouck Heights, NJ  07604
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Sponsor: Hasbrouck Heights MOPS
Telephone: 862-239-6677
Contact Name: Hasbrouck Heights MOPS
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Essex County College - Training, Inc. is hosting a free job fair on Thursday, October 18th 10 AM to 2 PM

Cost: free

Where:
Essex County College
303 University Ave
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-877-4438
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The Lion King - come out and experience the magic of The Lion King. Tickets are available for all performances.

Cost: check options

Where:
Minskoff Theatre
, NJ


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Come out and see for yourself what happens on a working cranberry farm. 5th generation cranberry grower Brenda Conner will present to you “Cranberries, NJ & You.” In the first hour Brenda...

Cost: 42.00

Where:
Pine Barrens Native Fruits
1 Pasadena Rd.
Browns Mills, NJ  08015
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Telephone: 609-500-1074
Contact Name: Connie or Tom
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The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC), located at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey is taking registration for the October sessions of “Swamp...

Cost: $24

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200 x 5002
Contact Name: Maria Rossi
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The American Museum of Natural History's Margaret Mead Film Festival, occurring October 18–21, 2018, screens documentaries that increase our understanding of the complexity and diversity of the...

Cost: $12 | General Public ($10 Members, seniors, students) $15 | Opening Night Film a

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
, NY

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Dr. Deborah Willis will be presenting her work "In Pursuit of Beauty: Imaging Closets in Newark and Beyond" in Shine Portrait Studio at Express Newark. Willis photographed the closets of residents...

Cost: $0.00

Where:
Shine Portrait Studio - Express Newark
54 Halsey Street, Studio 319
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Shine Portrait Studio
Telephone: 732-439-3238
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Dear Evan Hansen is the epitome of a modern musical. The show is set firmly in the mid 2010’s with technology and social media at the core of its plot, catering directly to its target audience of...

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Where:
, NJ


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Celebrate silly, not-too-spooky fun at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place®.   Select dates from September 22 through October 28, the park is transformed into a...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Sesame Place
100 Sesame Rd.
Langhorne, PA
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Telephone: 866-464-3566
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As part of the Centennial Heritage Festival, this non-traditional staging of a 374 year-old marionette play is based on the story of love at first sight of the 11th century Duke Oldrich, who braved...

Cost: $19 general admission, $14 seniors and students

Where:
Jan Hus Church
351 East 74th Street
New York City, NY  10021
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Sponsor: Centennial Heritage Festival
Telephone: 800-838-3006
Contact Name: Jonathan Slaff
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Cirque Italia is now presenting: “PARANORMAL CIRQUE!” This brand NEW 3rd UNIT (AKA Black Unit) IS HERE IN ELIZABETH, NJ from October 18-21!!! Are you ready ELIZABETH? Do you love...

Cost: $10+

Where:
The Mills at Jersey Gardens
651 Kapowski Rd
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Telephone: 941-704-8572
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Our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program uses our state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel to inspire and educate students. Trained and reviewed STEM...

Cost: Varies

Where:
iFly Paramus
Paramus, NJ


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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Based on the story by Thorne, J. K. Rowling and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a two part stage play that is written by Jack Thorne. The Play...

Cost: $45 and up

Where:
, NJ


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The spectacular Disney film that captivated audiences around the world has finally made it to Broadway! Following the success of the 2013 animated movie, Frozen the Musical expands on the story of...

Cost: $45 and up

Where:
St. James Theatre
, NJ


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Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails!, an interactive and multi-sensory STEM-focused exhibition inspired by the popular British children’s series on PBS KIDS in the US, will...

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, NJ  19131
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American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the early...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, NJ  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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One of the most unique things about our summer family style rafting adventure is the Free, All-You-Can-Eat, Riverside Barbecue! Our free BBQ is offered Memorial Day through...

Cost: Child (ages 4 – 12) – $49.99 Adult – $59.99 (weekends and holidays)

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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The National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Created by the National Constitution Center, Hamilton: The...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Black holes are places where humans could never venture—until now! A live science educator will explain the concept of black holes and prepare you for your journey. Then travel to the black hole...

Cost: $29.75 adults, $24.75 children ages 2-12, Under 2 are free.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
LIberty State Park
JERSEY CITY, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty Science Center
Telephone: 201-253-1310
Contact Name: Sales Dept
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This expansive exhibition, curated by Brooklyn artist Benjamin Wright, features over 20 contemporary artists whose work is inspired by science. The artwork on display will allow visitors to explore...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Rd
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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For Ages 2-5

Cost: 0

Where:
Morris County Library
30 East Hanover Avenue
Whippany, NJ  07981
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This exhibition, an annual favorite, features up to 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies from the Americas, Africa, and Asia. The butterflies are housed in a vivarium that approximates their...

Cost: $28 (adults), $22.50 (students/seniors), $16.50 (children ages 2–12)

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Telephone: 212-769-5800

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This exhibition, organized by the Robert M. Minkoff Foundation and guest curated by Andrew Page for the Robert M. Minkoff Foundation, celebrates the botanical sculptures of an American master,...

Cost: $10.00 Adults, $9.00 Senior Adults (62+), $7.00 Students, Children below 5 free

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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The Wayne Council of PTOs thrift store will re-open for donations on September 4th and shopping on the 11th! We are currently accepting clothing, toys, books, games, jewelry, artwork, household...

Cost: 0

Where:
1006 Hamburg Turnpike
Parking lot in back
Wayne, NJ  07470
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Sponsor: Wayne Council of PTOs
Contact Name: Anny
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This solo exhibition by Pennsylvania artist Czashka Ross features a variety of media including clay monoprints, sculpture, glass and collage. Gallery open daily from 10am to 6pm.

Cost: Free

Where:
Peters Valley School of Craft
19 Kuhn Road
LAYTON, NJ  07851
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Sponsor: Peters Valley School of Craft
Telephone: 973-948-5202
Contact Name: Brienne Rosner

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Narrative Threads: New Jersey Quilts and Textiles showcases historic textiles from the collection of the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts. The exhibit also features pieces made by contemporary New...

Cost: By Admission

Where:
Museum of Early Trades and Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
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Telephone: 973-377-2982
Contact Name: Tara Heffernan
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The Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University presents “Seeing Red.” The exhibit examines the many artistic, cultural, political, and religious connotations of the color red using books, works...

Cost: free

Where:
Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University
400 S. Orange Avenue
South Orange, NJ  07079
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Sponsor: Walsh Gallery
Telephone: 973-275-2033
Contact Name: Jeanne Brasile, Director
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Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are in our own neighborhoods and communities, arming explorers of all ages with the tools and...

Cost: $28 (adults), $22.50 (students/seniors), $16.50 (children ages 2–12)

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Telephone: 212-769-5800

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For kids ages 2 and up. Come listen to stories, sing songs, and color too! Registration required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: (908) 813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Please join us for a divorce education seminar for women. Participants will learn about the legal, financial, emotional and personal aspects of divorce. Our workshop will be held at the Park Ave...

Cost: $45

Where:
Park ave club
184 Park Ave
Florham Park, NJ  07932
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Sponsor: Third Thursday
Contact Name: Tricia Hucko
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Saturday, September 8, 2018 - Sunday, December 2, 2018. Utilizing disassembled objects, photographer Todd McLellan presents a brand new way to understand the material world around us. Through...

Cost: Museum Members: FREE; Non-members: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Museum Hours: Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday, 1:00-4:00 pm. During public visiting hours, tours leave at 1:15, 2;15, and 3:15 and take about 30 minutes. Group tours welcome by appointment,...

Cost: Adults $8, Seniors/Students $6, Children (6-12) $4, Children (under 5) Free

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: Patricia Pongracz
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New York Giants Football tickets are available for all games. Giants parking passes for MetLife Stadium are also available.

Cost: check options

Where:
, NJ


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Acts of Art and Rebuttal in 1971 at Hunter College presents ten of the 47 original artists included in the 1971 exhibition organized by the Black Emergency Cultural Coalition in response to the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Gallery Hunter Colleg
132 East 68th Street
New York, NY  10065
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If you like to knit or crochet, or would like to learn, join our crafty ladies.

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: (908) 813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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  Weekdays On weekdays, we also offer school trips, birthday parties, and scheduled fall fun events! School tours can be booked Monday-Friday, with flexible times. Birthday Parties can...

Cost: Prices vary for attractions.

Where:
Lupardi's Nursery
75 Blanch Avenue
Closter, NJ  07624
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Telephone: 201-768-0017
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New Jersey Devils tickets are available for all games. Parking passes are also available.

Cost: check options

Where:
Prudential Center
, NJ


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New Jersey Devils tickets are available for all games. Parking passes are also available.

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Where:
Prudential Center
, NJ

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Your leaders will fit you with a lifejacket and paddle, and then drive to the river, where they will discuss maneuvering techniques and canoe safety. Our leaders will guide you down the river. We...

Cost: $35

Where:
See dates for location
, NJ


Sponsor: Hunterdon Co. Division of Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 908-782-1158
Contact Name: Laura Bush
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Why belly dance? - move your hips and express yourself - learn the art of dance while working your body - no experience needed - gentle way to get yourself moving -no special outfits required, just...

Cost: $19.99 / 2 classes per week

Where:
Drum and Dance Learning Center
59 Paul Robeson Place
YWCA Princeton
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Drum and Dance Learning Center
Telephone: 609-424-3058
Contact Name: Kim Leary
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Our Fall Fest and Halloween activities guarantee fun for all ages! Special FallFest activities run from Sept. 15th through October 31st.  (see our Activity Calendar for detailed...

Where:
A. Casola Farms
178 Highway 34 and Schanck Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Halloween Funfest including: Hayrides, Petting Zoo, Duck Races, Corn Maze, Hay Maze, Corn Crib, Pedal Carts, Boat Yard, Petting Zoo, Hay tunnels, Striker Pounders, Tire Mountain, Live Country...

Cost: $20 per person

Where:
Maple Leaf Farms
525 Route 9 South
Manalapan, NJ  07726
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Telephone: 732-851-4400

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CANOEING HUNTERDON’S WATERWAYS: RIVER TRIPS. Your leaders will fit you with a lifejacket and paddle, and then drive in a County van to the river, where they will discuss maneuvering techniques...

Cost: $35 per trip

Where:
Hunterdon County Arboretum
1020 State Highway 31
Lebanon, NJ  08833
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Sponsor: Hunterdon County Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 908-782-1158
Contact Name: Laura Bush
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No matter your role in the autism community, our conference is for you. With 72 workshop options, 100 exhibitors, and opportunities for networking and support, you can truly create the conference...

Cost: varies

Where:
Harrah's Waterfront Conference Center
777 Harrah's Blvd.
Atlantic City, NJ  08401
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Sponsor: Autism New Jersey
Telephone: 609.588.8200 x13
Contact Name: Elissa Kapp
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This workshop is for Educators who teach students with special needs. The Training Institute @ Garfield Park Academy has recruited Dr. Ange Puig, a 35-year practicing psychotherapist, and an...

Cost: free

Where:
Garfield Park Academy
24 Glenolden Lane
Willingboro, NJ  08046
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Sponsor: Garfield Park Academy
Telephone: 609-877-4111
Contact Name: Event Coordinator
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The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and a...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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The exhibition opens to the public on Monday, March 12, 2018, and is on view through January 6, 2019. Members will be able to preview the exhibition on Friday, March 9, through Sunday, March 11....

Cost: Admission to the Museum and the exhibition is $28 for adults, $16.50 for childre

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
, NJ

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"Portraits of People we Love" is an exhibition curated by Sarah McCann that invited artists to create and submit work that depicts a person or persons each artist loves. This love may be platonic,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gallery Aferro
73 Market St.
Newark, NJ  07102
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Artist David John Rush has always held a special place in his heart for Waterloo Village with many memories of his trips there as a youngster and now as an artist capturing Waterloo’s charms in...

Cost: 0

Where:
Wharton Public Library
15 S Main Street
Wharton, NJ  07885
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Sponsor: Wharton Public Library
Telephone: 973-361-1333
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Guests will experience thrill and adventure as they carefully navigate a massive maze surrounded by 10-acres of corn fields. Younger guests can warm up to the excitement by experiencing a smaller,...

Cost: Included with Pick-Your-Own admission

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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WEEKENDS and Columbus Day: Sept 15,2018 – Nov 4, 2018 Hours: 10am – 6pm Cost: $14 per person/weekend, $12 per person/week day (under 2 free) FREE PARKING…. SORRY NO...

Cost: $14 per person/weekend, $12/week day

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
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Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
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Sundays: October 7 - November 18, 2018 (no class October 21). For kids ages 7-13. This course is focused on the basic fundamentals of illustration which includes (Composition, Value, Color, and...

Cost: Museum Members: $135; Non-Members: $150

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3710
Contact Name: Studio Art
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The artists in this exhibit give voice to marginalized and underrepresented communities and individuals while addressing discrimination, racism, colonialism, identity, immigration, and...

Cost: 0

Where:
William Paterson University Galleries
300 Pompton Road
WAYNE, NJ  07470
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Telephone: 197-372-02654
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This exhibition of women’s rights and advocacy posters, created by both men and women, challenges gender inequality and stereotypes, advocates for reproductive and sexual rights, and promotes...

Cost: 0

Where:
William Paterson University Galleries
300 Pompton Road
Ben Shahn Hall
WAYNE, NJ  07470
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Telephone: 197-372-02654
Contact Name: Emily Johnsen
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EMPTY BOWL OCTOBER 19 AT ST. MAGDALEN’S IN FLEMINGTON MARK YOUR CALENDAR! The annual Empty Bowl fundraiser has a new home. After many years of a wonderful relationship with the Flemington...

Cost: $25

Where:
St. Magdalen Catholic Church
105 Mine St.
Flemington, NJ  08822
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Sponsor: Flemington Area Food Pantry
Telephone: 908-788-5568
Contact Name: Jean Stokes

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Fall Festival activities that are included in your admission price: Hay ride to and from Festival grounds • Pumpkin Moon Bounce • Hippity Hop • Potato Sack Slide • Corn Maze...

Cost: $12 admission, cash only

Where:
Snyder's Farm
586 South Middlebush Rd.
Somerset, NJ  08873
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Telephone: 732.496.0441
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Join us at Dorney Park for the ultimate fall festival, The Great Pumpkin Fest! Families and kids can participate in a collection of scare-free Halloween activities for kids presented by the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Dorney Park
3830 Dorney Park Rd
Allentown, PA
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Sundays: October 7 - November 18, 2018 (no class October 21). For teens ages 14+. Join artist and professional Illustrator, Sebastian Gomez, for an introductory course in the professional field of...

Cost: Museum Members: $135; Non-Members: $150

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3710
Contact Name: Studio Art
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Forget everything you think you know about the trumpet, the best-known member of the brasswind family. Trumpet-like musical instruments appear across time and cultures in surprising shapes, sizes,...

Cost: Museum Members: FREE; Non-members: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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ALL-A-BOO the Trick-or-Treat Train This little goblin-friendly Halloween outdoor train ride will leave the whole family laughing and gasping for more! Tricks, treats, and surprises are included for...

Cost: 12.95

Where:
DiDonato Family Fun Center
1151 S. White Horse Pike
Hammonton, NJ  08037
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Sponsor: DiDonato Family Fun Center
Telephone: 609-561-3040
Contact Name: Christina DiDonato Dillon
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Ages 12 & Up. Tour the Foster family home, The Willows, to explore the unique death and mourning traditions of the Victorian period. Customs, now considered strange, influenced loved ones for...

Cost: $6 per adult, $5 per senior, $4 per child age 4-16, $2 per child age 2 & 3, FREE

Where:
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7645.
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The Apostle | Oct. 19, 2:00 p.m., Stuart Hall, Room 6 Written and directed by Robert Duvall. Produced by Robert Duvall, Steven Brown, and Rob Carliner. Starring: Robert Duvall, Farrah Fawcett,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton Theological Seminary
64 Mercer St
Stuart Hall Room 6
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Celebrate Italian Heritage Month & meet Julian Rosen from famous Roberta’s Pizza in Brooklyn. See a dough throwing demo & taste a slice!

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Staten Island Children's Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301
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Opening Reception in Lambertville, NJ on Friday, October 19 from 3 to 6 pm at The Community Gallery in the Bank of Princeton at 10 Bridge Street. Colorful works by area artists Nancy Shill and Mike...

Cost: free

Where:
The Community Gallery in the Bank of Princeton
10 Bridge St.
Lambertville, NJ
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Sponsor: Bank of Princeton
Telephone: 609-397-0333
Contact Name: Amy Lavery
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Opening Reception in Lambertville, NJ on Friday, October 19 from 3 to 6 pm at The Community Gallery in the Bank of Princeton at 10 Bridge Street. Colorful works by area artists Nancy Shill and Mike...

Cost: free

Where:
The Community Gallery in the Bank of Princeton
10 Bridge St.
Lambertville, NJ
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Sponsor: Bank of Princeton
Telephone: 609-397-0333
Contact Name: Amy Lavery
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Come out to a haunted Wild West City for the Halloween/Convention event of the year. Enjoy a spooky steam train ride, zombie and monster cowboys, scary shows, a haunted old west town, celebrity...

Cost: 35.00 for adult 25.00 for children

Where:
Wild West City
50 Lackawanna Drive
Stanhope, NJ  07874
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Contact Name: David Madison
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Come join us for the first annual Fall Fest at the Beer Garden at Bowling Green Golf Club. We will have a delicious upscale barbeque dinner, seasonal cocktails, activities and games for kids and...

Cost: Free to $50

Where:
Bowling Green Golf Club
53 School House Road
Oak Ridge, NJ  07438
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Sponsor: Bowling Green Golf Club
Telephone: 973-697-8688
Contact Name: Kelly
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Why belly dance? - move your hips and express yourself - learn the art of dance while working your body - no experience needed - gentle way to get yourself moving -no special outfits required, just...

Cost: $19.99 / 2 classes per week

Where:
Drum and Dance Learning Center
59 Paul Robeson Place
YWCA Princeton
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Drum and Dance Learning Center
Telephone: 609-424-3058
Contact Name: Kim Leary
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Young Makers is an introductory course for high school youth. With inspiration from the Newark Museum’s fashion-based exhibitions and world-renowned collections, Young Makers will engage in a...

Where:
Newark Museum
49 Washington St.
Newark, NJ
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The South Street Seaport Museum announces Archtober 2018 at the Seaport Museum with a series of tours and family programs celebrating New York and Seaport District architecture, throughout the...

Cost: $15

Where:
, NY

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For ages 8-17. No parents are allowed at this event! Join Miss Christina W. and Miss Lindsay, for a Halloween themed tween lock-in! Watch Hocus Pocus (I hr. 36 min. run time, rated PG) while...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown , NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: (908) 813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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The Mount Tabor Arts Collaborative and the Mount Tabor Historical Society present the Mount Tabor Ghost Walk that will take place on Friday, October 19, 6pm – 10pm and Saturday, October 20, 5pm...

Cost: $10

Where:
The Tabernacle
26 Simpson Ave.
Mount Tabor, NJ  07878
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Sponsor: Mount Tabor Arts Collaborative
Telephone: 973-975-0001
Contact Name: Maie Younan
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Brookdale Haunted Theater is celebrating 16 years of its annual Haunted House. Located at Brookdale Performing Arts Center at Brookdale Community College's Lincroft Campus. Guests will be able to...

Cost: $15

Where:
Brookdale Performing Arts Center
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Sponsor: Brookdale Haunted Theater
Telephone: 732-224-2411
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Grammy-nominated Tiempo Libre is well known for imaginative and high voltage performances that deliver the hard-driving, seductive rhythms of “timba” – an irresistible, dance-inducing mix of...

Cost: $15 & $25

Where:
RVCCArts - The Theatre at RVCC
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Telephone: 908-725-3420
Contact Name: Box Office
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M3 Studios is a highly personalized fitness training facility in Hopewell, NJ; we are not a health club selling personal training. We offer personal training for adults, kids programs and outdoor...

Cost: Studio Rates

Where:
Hopewell Borough
5 Railroad Place
Hopewell, NJ  08525
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Telephone: 609-333-0096
Contact Name: Mel Johnson
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BEGINNING OCTOBER 5, 2018! Friday-Saturday: 6pm - 10pm ​Sunday: 4pm - 8pm The Boy Scouts of New Milford Troops 291 & 78 along with several community organizations, several major...

Cost: $17

Where:
854 River Road
New Milford, NJ  07646
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This exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts features the paper cuts, paper cut collage works and an installation created by the internationally celebrated Chinese artist, Xin...

Cost: General Admission

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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Our harvest moon hay wagon event features a night of family fun. Featuring a cozy campfire, live music, a wagon ride to the corn maze and a visit through the corn maze by flashlight. Also open...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
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All 3 Original Members! Zebra plays 2 sets; 1st set of Zebra Classics, 2nd set of Led Zeppelin classics. Zebra galloped out of New Orleans in early 1975. The trio, consisting of Randy Jackson,...

Cost: Tickets $35 GA / $38.50 Seated / $42 DOS

Where:
Debonair Music Hall
1409 Queen Anne Road
Teaneck, NJ  07666
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Sponsor: Debonair Music Hall
Telephone: (201) 833-0011
Contact Name: Boxoffice
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Grammy-nominated Tiempo Libre is well known for imaginative and high voltage performances that deliver the hard-driving, seductive rhythms of "timba" an irresistible, dance-inducing mix of Latin...

Cost: $15 & $25

Where:
, NJ

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Spend the night soaking in the moonlight at Alstede Farms. All included in admission, guests will traverse acres of scenic farmland in a tractor-drawn wagon ride, navigate the corn maze by...

Cost: $15.99

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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Enjoy this epic 7-acre military themed maze, with 3.9 miles of paths, that consists of a larger maze with 3.5 miles of paths, and a mini maze with .4 miles of paths, fun for ages 3-7. This year the...

Cost: Free, $5-$8

Where:
The Farm In Harmony
231 Brainards Road
Harmony, NJ  08865
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Sponsor: The Farm In Harmony
Telephone: 908-283-0721
Contact Name: Giulia Iannitelli Grotenhuis
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Hi there, new families! We’re excited to meet you! Join your neighborhood KinderCare for a personal tour just for you. (Bring the kids: We’d love to get to know them, too!) • Find out why...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Central Jersey
, NJ


Sponsor: KinderCare Education
Telephone: 732-905-6701
Contact Name: Shannon Simonelli
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Eight Weeks, September 11–November 2 Tuesdays –Thursdays, 7:30–9am and Fridays, 9–11 am $85 per person Walks begin across from the Museum on the northeast corner of Central Park West and...

Cost: $85

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West and 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Sponsor: American Museum of Natural History
Telephone: 212-496-3306
Contact Name: Talia Amador
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People love to collect objects. Some seek items of aesthetic beauty. For others, the motivation is to gather hundreds of examples of one particular type of object. For still others, the need to...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Sponsor: New Jersey State Museum
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According to Ben Franklin, “Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.”  God knows what he might have said about bourbon. So grab your favorite beer and bourbon...

Cost: $75

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Ave.
Summit, NJ
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Kids will be thrilled to visit the McStuffins Toy Hospital and work with Doc, Chilly, and other characters from the TV show in this new LSC exhibit. They'll help care for patients in the...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
JERSEY CITY, NJ  07305-4636
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Telephone: 120-125-31310
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Come out and see for yourself what happens on a working cranberry farm. 5th generation cranberry grower Brenda Conner will present to you “Cranberries, NJ & You.” In the first hour Brenda...

Cost: 42.00

Where:
Pine Barrens Native Fruits
1 Pasadena Rd.
Browns Mills, NJ  08015
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Telephone: 609-500-1074
Contact Name: Connie or Tom
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This new exhibition highlights more than 60 fascinating objects, artifacts and specimens which have been added to the Museum’s collections over the past 50 years through the support of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 160-929-26308
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Halos for Angels, Inc (non profit) presents Fright factor – Florham Park’s Ultimate Pathway to Terror Open every weekend in October Fridays and Saturdays 7p-11p $10...

Cost: $10 admission

Where:
Chase Bank Lot
186 Ridgedale Ave.
Florham Park, NJ
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Two new life-sized fossil casts are being added to the exhibition, “Written in the Rocks: Fossil Tales of New Jersey.” New Jersey’s state dinosaur, Hadrosaurus foulkii, and Mosasaurus...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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The National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Created by the National Constitution Center, Hamilton: The...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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“Dinosaurs After Dark,” a spooky, funny adventure into a shadowy, prehistoric world. When the sun goes down, it’s discovered that there’s a T-Rex on the loose! A fearless...

Cost: $24.00

Where:
Field Station Dinosaurs
40 Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ  07605
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American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding explores the drafting of the U.S. Constitution in 1787, highlighting the key proposals and significant compromises that influenced the early...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, NJ  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Black holes are places where humans could never venture—until now! A live science educator will explain the concept of black holes and prepare you for your journey. Then travel to the black hole...

Cost: $29.75 adults, $24.75 children ages 2-12, Under 2 are free.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
LIberty State Park
JERSEY CITY, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty Science Center
Telephone: 201-253-1310
Contact Name: Sales Dept
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This expansive exhibition, curated by Brooklyn artist Benjamin Wright, features over 20 contemporary artists whose work is inspired by science. The artwork on display will allow visitors to explore...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Rd
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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This exhibition, an annual favorite, features up to 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies from the Americas, Africa, and Asia. The butterflies are housed in a vivarium that approximates their...

Cost: $28 (adults), $22.50 (students/seniors), $16.50 (children ages 2–12)

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Telephone: 212-769-5800

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The Wayne Council of PTOs thrift store will re-open for donations on September 4th and shopping on the 11th! We are currently accepting clothing, toys, books, games, jewelry, artwork, household...

Cost: 0

Where:
1006 Hamburg Turnpike
Parking lot in back
Wayne, NJ  07470
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Sponsor: Wayne Council of PTOs
Contact Name: Anny
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Our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program uses our state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel to inspire and educate students. Trained and reviewed STEM...

Cost: Varies

Where:
iFly Paramus
Paramus, NJ


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  Weekdays On weekdays, we also offer school trips, birthday parties, and scheduled fall fun events! School tours can be booked Monday-Friday, with flexible times. Birthday Parties can...

Cost: Prices vary for attractions.

Where:
Lupardi's Nursery
75 Blanch Avenue
Closter, NJ  07624
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Telephone: 201-768-0017
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This exhibition, organized by the Robert M. Minkoff Foundation and guest curated by Andrew Page for the Robert M. Minkoff Foundation, celebrates the botanical sculptures of an American master,...

Cost: $10.00 Adults, $9.00 Senior Adults (62+), $7.00 Students, Children below 5 free

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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This solo exhibition by Pennsylvania artist Czashka Ross features a variety of media including clay monoprints, sculpture, glass and collage. Gallery open daily from 10am to 6pm.

Cost: Free

Where:
Peters Valley School of Craft
19 Kuhn Road
LAYTON, NJ  07851
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Sponsor: Peters Valley School of Craft
Telephone: 973-948-5202
Contact Name: Brienne Rosner

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Narrative Threads: New Jersey Quilts and Textiles showcases historic textiles from the collection of the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts. The exhibit also features pieces made by contemporary New...

Cost: By Admission

Where:
Museum of Early Trades and Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
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Telephone: 973-377-2982
Contact Name: Tara Heffernan
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Experience the production of homemade cider first-hand at Alstede’s very own cider mill. Alstede Farms utilizes the mill to create delicious, homemade cider from their local, freshly picked...

Cost: Included with pick-your-own admission

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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The Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University presents “Seeing Red.” The exhibit examines the many artistic, cultural, political, and religious connotations of the color red using books, works...

Cost: free

Where:
Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University
400 S. Orange Avenue
South Orange, NJ  07079
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Sponsor: Walsh Gallery
Telephone: 973-275-2033
Contact Name: Jeanne Brasile, Director
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Backyard Wilderness will surprise and entertain viewers with the unexpected wonders of nature that are in our own neighborhoods and communities, arming explorers of all ages with the tools and...

Cost: $28 (adults), $22.50 (students/seniors), $16.50 (children ages 2–12)

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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Telephone: 212-769-5800

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Bring your baby and listen to stories, sing songs, and do finger plays. For infants under the age of 2. Registration required, please sign up online or at the branch.

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: (908) 813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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$10; Free for Friends of Morven Public welcome; Tour limited to 18 Join Morven Museum & Garden’s gardener for a 45-minute tour of what's in bloom in the gardens summer through fall! Explore the...

Cost: 10

Where:
Morven Museum & Garden
55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Telephone: 609-924-8144106
Contact Name: Debra Lampert-Rudman
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Saturday, September 8, 2018 - Sunday, December 2, 2018. Utilizing disassembled objects, photographer Todd McLellan presents a brand new way to understand the material world around us. Through...

Cost: Museum Members: FREE; Non-members: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Cook & enjoy the signature dishes from famous chefs who are living with disabilities. Check out our Snack Zone, brought to you by On Your Mark, for lunch 10:30 am - 1:30 pm Tuesday – Friday.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Staten Island Children's Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301
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Come out and see for yourself what happens on a working cranberry farm. 5th generation cranberry grower Brenda Conner will present to you “Cranberries, NJ & You.” In the first hour Brenda...

Cost: 42.00

Where:
Pine Barrens Native Fruits
1 Pasadena Rd.
Browns Mills, NJ  08015
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Telephone: 609-500-1074
Contact Name: Connie or Tom
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Enjoy a night of FUN for all ages! Navigate your way through our giant maze by flashlight (bring your own flashlight), take a moonlit wagon ride through the orchards, and warm up by our cheery...

Cost: $10/person Child & Adult, children under 24 months are FREE.

Where:
2100 Lower State Rd
Doylestown, PA  18901


Telephone: 215-230-7170
Contact Name: Robert
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The American Museum of Natural History's Margaret Mead Film Festival, occurring October 18–21, 2018, screens documentaries that increase our understanding of the complexity and diversity of the...

Cost: $12 | General Public ($10 Members, seniors, students) $15 | Opening Night Film a

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
, NY

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Dracula is the perfect way to spend the Halloween Season. Mark Roxey successfully combines contemporary choreography, brilliant videography, striking minimalist sets, lavish costumes and...

Cost: $32 and up

Where:
Canal Studio Theater
243 North Union Street,
Lambertville, NJ  18530
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Sponsor: Roxey Ballet
Telephone: 646-924-7394
Contact Name: Mark Roxey
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Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails!, an interactive and multi-sensory STEM-focused exhibition inspired by the popular British children’s series on PBS KIDS in the US, will...

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, NJ  19131
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Acts of Art and Rebuttal in 1971 at Hunter College presents ten of the 47 original artists included in the 1971 exhibition organized by the Black Emergency Cultural Coalition in response to the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Gallery Hunter Colleg
132 East 68th Street
New York, NY  10065
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The Lion King - come out and experience the magic of The Lion King. Tickets are available for all performances.

Cost: check options

Where:
Minskoff Theatre
, NJ


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Drop the kids off at Play City and enjoy an evening out on the town. We will provide dinner, open play, activities and a healthy snack. For children 2.5 (must be potty trained) up to the age of 12....

Cost: $40 per child, $30 per sibling/member

Where:
Play City
4918 Park Avenue
Weehawken, NJ  07086
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Sponsor: Play City
Telephone: 201-348-4000
Contact Name: Play City
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Dr. Deborah Willis will be presenting her work "In Pursuit of Beauty: Imaging Closets in Newark and Beyond" in Shine Portrait Studio at Express Newark. Willis photographed the closets of residents...

Cost: $0.00

Where:
Shine Portrait Studio - Express Newark
54 Halsey Street, Studio 319
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Shine Portrait Studio
Telephone: 732-439-3238
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Boo at the Zoo returns each weekend from Saturday, September 29 through Sunday, October 28 (including Columbus Day, Monday, October 8). Event highlights include traditional favorites such as daily...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Boulevard Bronx
New York, NY
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Visit the Planetarium Friday evening, Oct. 12th or 19th, for a special nighttime star talk in the Planetarium, then hop in your car and follow us a short drive to the Washington Crossing Park...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Sponsor: New Jersey State Museum
Telephone: 609-292-6333
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Venture through our maze, terror trail, haunted hayride, and vortex before facing with the final scares in our famous Red Mill. You’ll encounter a few new surprises along the way! The box office...

Cost: $30 +

Where:
Red Mill Museum Village
56 Main Street
CLINTON, NJ  08809
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Sponsor: Red Mill Museum Village
Telephone: 908-735-4101
Contact Name: Gina Sampaio
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As part of the Centennial Heritage Festival, this non-traditional staging of a 374 year-old marionette play is based on the story of love at first sight of the 11th century Duke Oldrich, who braved...

Cost: $19 general admission, $14 seniors and students

Where:
Jan Hus Church
351 East 74th Street
New York City, NY  10021
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Sponsor: Centennial Heritage Festival
Telephone: 800-838-3006
Contact Name: Jonathan Slaff
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Dear Evan Hansen is the epitome of a modern musical. The show is set firmly in the mid 2010’s with technology and social media at the core of its plot, catering directly to its target audience of...

Cost: check options

Where:
, NJ


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One of many activities sponsored by the Folk Project, a nonprofit organization run entirely by volunteers. Friday night concerts generally include an opening act and a main act. Second Friday of...

Cost: Adults $10; 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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The spectacular Disney film that captivated audiences around the world has finally made it to Broadway! Following the success of the 2013 animated movie, Frozen the Musical expands on the story of...

Cost: $45 and up

Where:
St. James Theatre
, NJ


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Celebrate silly, not-too-spooky fun at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place®.   Select dates from September 22 through October 28, the park is transformed into a...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Sesame Place
100 Sesame Rd.
Langhorne, PA
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Telephone: 866-464-3566
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The World Pet Association brings together “everything aquatic under one roof” when the Aquatic Experience makes its East coast debut at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, New...

Cost: $10-169

Where:
Meadowlands Expo Center
355 Plaza Dr.
Secaucus, NJ
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Cirque Italia is now presenting: “PARANORMAL CIRQUE!” This brand NEW 3rd UNIT (AKA Black Unit) IS HERE IN ELIZABETH, NJ from October 18-21!!! Are you ready ELIZABETH? Do you love...

Cost: $10+

Where:
The Mills at Jersey Gardens
651 Kapowski Rd
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Telephone: 941-704-8572
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Based on the story by Thorne, J. K. Rowling and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a two part stage play that is written by Jack Thorne. The Play...

Cost: $45 and up

Where:
, NJ


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An eclectic group of sixth-graders arrives at the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, each eager to win for very different reasons. In hilarious, touching, and catchy songs, each speller...

Cost: $15 Students, $25 Seniors, $28 General Admission

Where:
The Burgdorff Performing Arts Center
10 Durand Road
Maplewood, NJ
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Sponsor: The Theater Project
Contact Name: Daaimah Talley
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Electric Halloween Festival is the largest & longeset Halloween party in all of October! Gather all your ghouls together and come enjoy the crisp autumn air and that familiar scent of...

Where:
Southwind Vineyard & Winery
385 Lebanon Rd.
Millville, NJ  08332
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This event will include a ticketed pub crawl, extended hours at local businesses with sales/specials, live entertainment, family-friendly programming, and Halloween delights on the Hill. ...

Where:
Germantown Ave.
Chestnut Hill, PA


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One of the most unique things about our summer family style rafting adventure is the Free, All-You-Can-Eat, Riverside Barbecue! Our free BBQ is offered Memorial Day through...

Cost: Child (ages 4 – 12) – $49.99 Adult – $59.99 (weekends and holidays)

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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The New Jersey Lighthouses and select museums happily announce that they are again hosting The Lighthouse Challenge of New Jersey weekend on October 21st & 22nd, 2017. Visitors can enjoy an...

Cost: $2 for challenge souvenior

Where:
Cape May Lighthouse
Cape May Point State Park
Cape May, NJ  08212
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Our Fall Fest and Halloween activities guarantee fun for all ages! Special FallFest activities run from Sept. 15th through October 31st.  (see our Activity Calendar for detailed...

Where:
A. Casola Farms
178 Highway 34 and Schanck Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Halloween Funfest including: Hayrides, Petting Zoo, Duck Races, Corn Maze, Hay Maze, Corn Crib, Pedal Carts, Boat Yard, Petting Zoo, Hay tunnels, Striker Pounders, Tire Mountain, Live Country...

Cost: $20 per person

Where:
Maple Leaf Farms
525 Route 9 South
Manalapan, NJ  07726
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Telephone: 732-851-4400

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Our annual Strut Your Mutt Canine Halloween Costume Contests have become a popular event for dog owners to show off their creative talents, celebrate their pets, and share a happy event with other...

Cost: Free

Where:
Essex County Brookdale Dog Park
Grove Street
Montclair, NJ
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Join us for a wonderful day celebrating the fall season! We'll have a pie bake off contest (check out our facebook page for details!) and kids activities through the day! Plus there's...

Cost: free

Where:
McNaughton's Garden Center
351 Kresson Road
Cherry Hill, NJ  08034
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Telephone: 856-429-6745
Contact Name: Christy
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Fall Festival activities that are included in your admission price: Hay ride to and from Festival grounds • Pumpkin Moon Bounce • Hippity Hop • Potato Sack Slide • Corn Maze...

Cost: $12 admission, cash only

Where:
Snyder's Farm
586 South Middlebush Rd.
Somerset, NJ  08873
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Telephone: 732.496.0441
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Please visit our new website at: www.cranfest.info   Presented by: The Festival Committee of Chatsworth for the benefit of the restoration & preservation of the White Horse...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Chatsworth
Chatsworth, NJ


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Guests will experience thrill and adventure as they carefully navigate a massive maze surrounded by 10-acres of corn fields. Younger guests can warm up to the excitement by experiencing a smaller,...

Cost: Included with Pick-Your-Own admission

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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Come to Terhune Orchards for a day of family fun on the farm! What better way to celebrate fall than with Pick-Your-Own Apples and Pumpkins! Enjoy pony rides, pedal tractors, wagon rides, visit the...

Cost: $8

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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There are few places more sacred and solemn within our country than the 9/11 Memorial in New York City. Join us this October as we wander the grounds of the tragic site, view informational...

Cost: $50

Where:
Deer Path Park
120 West Woodschurch Road
Flemington, NJ  08822
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Sponsor: Hunterdon County Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 908-782-1158
Contact Name: Patrick Eckard
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Far Hills Race Meeting is New Jersey's premier social and sporting event. For nearly a century, this annual gathering has attracted a loyal fan base who return, year after year, to watch the...

Cost: $100-$200

Where:
Moorland Farm
50 US-202
Far Hills, NJ  07931
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Your leaders will fit you with a lifejacket and paddle, and then drive to the river, where they will discuss maneuvering techniques and canoe safety. Our leaders will guide you down the river. We...

Cost: $35

Where:
See dates for location
, NJ


Sponsor: Hunterdon Co. Division of Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 908-782-1158
Contact Name: Laura Bush
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CANOEING HUNTERDON’S WATERWAYS: RIVER TRIPS. Your leaders will fit you with a lifejacket and paddle, and then drive in a County van to the river, where they will discuss maneuvering techniques...

Cost: $35 per trip

Where:
Hunterdon County Arboretum
1020 State Highway 31
Lebanon, NJ  08833
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Sponsor: Hunterdon County Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 908-782-1158
Contact Name: Laura Bush
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JDRF One Walk has one goal: to create a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). We know you want to make a cure a reality too—and we can't wait for you to join us! When you participate in your...

Cost: Fundraiser

Where:
Liberty State Park
5 Audrey Zapp Drive
Jersey City, NJ  07306
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Sponsor: RWJBarnabas Health

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WEEKENDS and Columbus Day: Sept 15,2018 – Nov 4, 2018 Hours: 10am – 6pm Cost: $14 per person/weekend, $12 per person/week day (under 2 free) FREE PARKING…. SORRY NO...

Cost: $14 per person/weekend, $12/week day

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
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Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
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Why belly dance? - move your hips and express yourself - learn the art of dance while working your body - no experience needed - gentle way to get yourself moving -no special outfits required, just...

Cost: $19.99 / 2 classes per week

Where:
Drum and Dance Learning Center
59 Paul Robeson Place
YWCA Princeton
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Drum and Dance Learning Center
Telephone: 609-424-3058
Contact Name: Kim Leary
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Bike, Hike, and Raft the Lehigh Gorge all in one BIG day! Includes a hearty breakfast, lunch, PLUS dinner by a roaring bonfire and a BIG mug filled with a cold beer (for ages 21+) at the end of...

Cost: $114.99 per person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Battle for Britain The Axis has successfully defended the beaches of France, now they need to land on the beaches of England and take control of the English Channel in effort to attack London. Will...

Cost: $39.99 per person, pre-registered

Where:
Skirmish Paintball
211 North Meckesville Rd
Albrightsville, PA  18210
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THE LEARNING CENTER FOR THE 21ST CENTURY (tm) Our STEM / STEAM programs empower children K-7 to use cutting-edge technologies with the purpose of developing 21st century skills: creativity,...

Cost: 0

Where:
East Brunswick
150 Tices Lane
Suite C
EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  08816
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Sponsor: Built by Me
Telephone: 866-752-8458
Contact Name: Vitor Silva
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Canine Halloween Costume Contests. Saturday, October 20. Rain date: October 27. Essex County Brookdale Dog Park, Grove Street, Montclair. Registration: 9:15am / Parade: 10am Essex County South...

Cost: Free

Where:
essex county brookdale park
montclair, NJ


Sponsor: Essex County Parks & Recreation Dept
Telephone: 973-433-7469
Contact Name: terri guess

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The National Constitution Center is proud to display a first edition Stone Engraving of the Declaration of Independence, a rare copy of the first public printing of the U.S. Constitution, and a...

Cost: Varies

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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The exhibition opens to the public on Monday, March 12, 2018, and is on view through January 6, 2019. Members will be able to preview the exhibition on Friday, March 9, through Sunday, March 11....

Cost: Admission to the Museum and the exhibition is $28 for adults, $16.50 for childre

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
, NJ

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It’s the spookiest time of the year at the Village! Celebrate all things Halloween and autumn at the 27th Annual Pumpkin Festival. This fun, free event will take place on the grounds of Historic...

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9 South
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Telephone: (609) 886-7880
Contact Name: Sandy Nickel
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TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL WASHINGTON LAKE PARK – AMPHITHEATER 626 HURFFVILLE CROSS-KEYS ROAD SEWELL, NJ   WE ARE ACCEPTING DONATIONS OF NON PERISHABLE...

Where:
Washington Lake Park Amphitheater
626 Hurffville Cross-Keys Rd.
Sewell, NJ
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"Portraits of People we Love" is an exhibition curated by Sarah McCann that invited artists to create and submit work that depicts a person or persons each artist loves. This love may be platonic,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gallery Aferro
73 Market St.
Newark, NJ  07102
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Artist David John Rush has always held a special place in his heart for Waterloo Village with many memories of his trips there as a youngster and now as an artist capturing Waterloo’s charms in...

Cost: 0

Where:
Wharton Public Library
15 S Main Street
Wharton, NJ  07885
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Sponsor: Wharton Public Library
Telephone: 973-361-1333
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The Good Eats Food Truck Festival is a delicious event in South Jersey this season. Visit us at Wildwood's Fox Park on May 19 and Oct. 20 for world cuisine, music from DJ Slice, fun for the...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Fox Park
Ocean Avenue
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Starting September 29th through the end of October (weekends) The Great Pumpkin Train rides the rails. It’s a beautiful Fall trip along the Delaware River and every child receives a free...

Cost: $18.00 ADULT, $12.00 CHILD

Where:
100 Elizabeth St.
Phillipsburg, NJ
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Sundays: October 7 - November 18, 2018 (no class October 21). For kids ages 7-13. This course is focused on the basic fundamentals of illustration which includes (Composition, Value, Color, and...

Cost: Museum Members: $135; Non-Members: $150

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3710
Contact Name: Studio Art
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Join us at Dorney Park for the ultimate fall festival, The Great Pumpkin Fest! Families and kids can participate in a collection of scare-free Halloween activities for kids presented by the...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Dorney Park
3830 Dorney Park Rd
Allentown, PA
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Join us for over 45 indoor vendors, costume contests, live music, classic car trunk or treat, blood drive, animal adoptions, giveaways and more!  All as we help raise money for  One...

Cost: Free

Where:
Sussex County Fairgrounds
Augusta, NJ


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Happy Haunts is the kid-friendly version of our Haunted Village, featuring all the fun without the frights. Includes a tour of our Haunted Village attraction with a special guide, hayride, face...

Cost: $10

Where:
Red Mill Museum Village
56 Main Street
Clinton, NJ  08809
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Telephone: 908-735-4101100
Contact Name: Marie Salthouse
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Come join us at the annual Hoboken Harvest Festival down on Pier A between 1st St. and Sinatra Drive between 11 AM and 3 PM! Come and celebrate the season with us at this awesome get together - hay...

Cost: Free of charge.

Where:
Pier A Park
1st St. & Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: Lightbridge Academy & The City of Hoboken
Telephone: 201-420-9100
Contact Name: Gina Palmiero
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DON'T MISS OUT---->Ridgefield PBA is hosting the 2018 Ridgefield PBA Truck-tober-Fest. Approximately 20 gourmet food trucks all serving different style foods. BRING LAWN CHAIRS--->Live...

Cost: $5

Where:
554 Shaler Blvd.
Ridgefield, NJ


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This exhibition of women’s rights and advocacy posters, created by both men and women, challenges gender inequality and stereotypes, advocates for reproductive and sexual rights, and promotes...

Cost: 0

Where:
William Paterson University Galleries
300 Pompton Road
Ben Shahn Hall
WAYNE, NJ  07470
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Telephone: 197-372-02654
Contact Name: Emily Johnsen
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Join in the fun and shamble down Bay Avenue! Parade registration is FREE, kids 16 & under MUST be accompanied by an adult.Check-in begins at 10AM – Huddy Park, 301 Shore Dr. Highlands, NJ 07732...

Cost: Free - Make-up artists optional additional fee

Where:
Huddy Park
301 Shore Dr.
Highlands, NJ  07732
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Sponsor: Highlands Business Partnership
Telephone: 732-291-4713
Contact Name: Diane McIlwaine
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Newport Centre will host its family fitness and health expo on Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21 in Center Court. Shoppers will be able to stop by vendors tables and learn about their...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Newport Centre
30 Mall Dr. W
Center Court
Jersey City, NJ  07310
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For ages 8-14. What is a 3D printer? What can it do? Where is the technology heading? How can I create my own designs for 3D printing? All these questions and more will be answered!

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: (908) 813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Bluegrass, Blues and Jazz

Where:
70 W. Front St.
Keyport, NJ  07735
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RiverFest is a family friendly event... It’s a four acre beer garden with 9 beers on tap, wine and sangria too, 15 restaurants, live bands all day, our new teen and adult attractions, and a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bordentown Beach
100 W Park St
Bordentown, NJ  08505
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In this workshop, we will use natural materials found in Liberty State Park to create ornamental wreaths. Once dried, these beautiful handmade wreaths can last forever. Decorate your home or give...

Cost: FREE; Pre-registration required

Where:
Liberty State Park CRRNJ Terminal
1 Audrey Zapp Drive
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty State Park
Telephone: 201-915-3400 x202
Contact Name: Nature Center
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Newport Centre will host its family fitness and health expo on Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21 in Center Court. Shoppers will be able to stop by vendors tables and learn about their...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newport Centre
30 Mall Dr. W
Center Court
Jersey City, NJ  07310
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Join us on Saturday mornings for family fun in the Art Museum. This week examine the patterns, materials and forms of the containers in Museum’s current African art installation and decorate a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton University Art Museum
Princeton University Art Museum
Princeton, NJ  08544
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Telephone: 609-258-3788
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Join us for our last festival of the year and celebrate the end of another great harvest.  This event will feature cuisine from the region’s best food trucks, Alba’s estate wines,...

Cost: $5-10

Where:
Alba Vineyard and Winery
269 Riegelsville Warre Glen Rd.
Milford, NJ
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Telephone: 908-995-7800
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You might put a jacket on when it gets a little chilly out, but did you know that books also have jackets?! Find out why as Laura Sassi reads her latest picture book LOVE IS KIND then delves into...

Cost: Free

Where:
Cranford Public Library, Raddin Room
224 Walnut Avenue
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Sponsor: Friends of the Library
Telephone: 908-709-7272
Contact Name: Lauren Antolino
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Come join us in the arcade for our annual Fall Festival! It is FREE and FUN for all! Come dressed in your best Halloween Costume! We will have a contest and choose winners! Pumpkin painting!...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Casino Pier Arcade
800 Ocean Terrace
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751
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Sponsor: Casino Pier
Telephone: 732-793-6488
Contact Name: Maria Mastoris
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Sundays: October 7 - November 18, 2018 (no class October 21). For teens ages 14+. Join artist and professional Illustrator, Sebastian Gomez, for an introductory course in the professional field of...

Cost: Museum Members: $135; Non-Members: $150

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3710
Contact Name: Studio Art
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Forget everything you think you know about the trumpet, the best-known member of the brasswind family. Trumpet-like musical instruments appear across time and cultures in surprising shapes, sizes,...

Cost: Museum Members: FREE; Non-members: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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Paw Dazzle will host the Annual Costume Pet Parade starting at 1:00 pm. This is by far Historic Smithville’s cutest event. Spectators can watch 100+ pets show off their unique Halloween costumes!...

Cost: Free

Where:
Historic Smithville
615 East Moss Mill Road
Galloway, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
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We are celebrating the importance of sawfish and raising awareness about the risk of their extinction. Join us for crafts, activities, and educational displays.

Cost: Included with admisson

Where:
Jenkinson's Aquarium
300 Ocean Ave
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ  08742
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Telephone: 914-334-2440
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ALL-A-BOO the Trick-or-Treat Train This little goblin-friendly Halloween outdoor train ride will leave the whole family laughing and gasping for more! Tricks, treats, and surprises are included for...

Cost: 12.95

Where:
DiDonato Family Fun Center
1151 S. White Horse Pike
Hammonton, NJ  08037
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Sponsor: DiDonato Family Fun Center
Telephone: 609-561-3040
Contact Name: Christina DiDonato Dillon
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Ages 12 & Up. Tour the Foster family home, The Willows, to explore the unique death and mourning traditions of the Victorian period. Customs, now considered strange, influenced loved ones for...

Cost: $6 per adult, $5 per senior, $4 per child age 4-16, $2 per child age 2 & 3, FREE

Where:
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7645.
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Come join us for the first annual Fall Fest at the Beer Garden at Bowling Green Golf Club. We will have a delicious upscale barbeque dinner, seasonal cocktails, activities and games for kids and...

Cost: Free to $50

Where:
Bowling Green Golf Club
53 School House Road
Oak Ridge, NJ  07438
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Sponsor: Bowling Green Golf Club
Telephone: 973-697-8688
Contact Name: Kelly
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Our annual Strut Your Mutt Canine Halloween Costume Contests have become a popular event for dog owners to show off their creative talents, celebrate their pets, and share a happy event with other...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Essex County South Mountain Dog Park
Crest Drive
Maplewood/ Millburn, NJ
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Exciting news for parents and children in the Short Hills, NJ area – On Saturday, October 20th, children's fashion luxury brand, Janie and Jack, is hosting an intimate reading with author,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Mall at Short Hills
1200 Morris Turnpike
Janie and Jack Store
Millburn, NJ  07078
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Sponsor: Janie and Jack
Telephone: 212-972-0277
Contact Name: Madison
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We're proud to welcome our second of what we hope to be many New Jersey made products to our café, Feel Better Pops. Feel Better Pops are the first ever therapeutic ice pop for kids. Free of...

Cost: $24.99 per child, $19.99 per sibling, Free for Pre-walkers and Parents

Where:
Play City
4918 Park Avenue
Weehawken, NJ  07086
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Sponsor: Play City
Telephone: 201-348-4000
Contact Name: Angelina Capalbo
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PLAINSBORO PRESERVE OPEN HOUSE Saturday, October 20 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Whether you have never been to the Plainsboro Preserve, or if it is your favorite place to go on weekends or for programs,...

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 160-942-73052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Visit Newport Centre on Saturday, October 20 at 1:30PM for the “Fashion Walk of Hope” in partnership with Susan G. Komen North Jersey, Carepoint Health, Macy’s and Club Metro. The runway...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Newport Centre
30 Mall Dr. W
Center Court
Jersey City, NJ  07310
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Adult audiences will enjoy a theatrical reading as they did in the days of old. Professional actor Jon Koons will perform spine-chilling Edgar Allan Poe stories-- complete in costume and character....

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: (908) 813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Join Magician and Family Entertainer Steve Woyce in a fun but not scary Halloween Magic Show at the library!

Cost: FREE

Where:
Emerson Public Library
20 Palisade Ave
Emerson, NJ  07630
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Sponsor: Friends of the Library
Telephone: 201-261-5604
Contact Name: Victoria
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Put on your space suit and blast-off into outer space to visit the Moon, Sun, and planets. A lively experience for young people with selected music from “Journey Into Space” by Jane Murphy....

Cost: $10.00

Where:
RVCC Planetarium
118 LamingtonRoad
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: RVCC Planetarium
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Admission includes: Free Parking! Free Scenic Shuttle Service to and from the parking area to the Vineyard Festival Grounds! Free Souvenir Laurita Wine Glass!...

Cost: $8-50

Where:
Laurita Winery
85 Archertown Rd.
New Egypt, NJ
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Opening Reception in Lambertville, NJ on Friday, October 19 from 3 to 6 pm at The Community Gallery in the Bank of Princeton at 10 Bridge Street. Colorful works by area artists Nancy Shill and Mike...

Cost: free

Where:
The Community Gallery in the Bank of Princeton
10 Bridge St.
Lambertville, NJ
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Sponsor: Bank of Princeton
Telephone: 609-397-0333
Contact Name: Amy Lavery
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Opening Reception in Lambertville, NJ on Friday, October 19 from 3 to 6 pm at The Community Gallery in the Bank of Princeton at 10 Bridge Street. Colorful works by area artists Nancy Shill and Mike...

Cost: free

Where:
The Community Gallery in the Bank of Princeton
10 Bridge St.
Lambertville, NJ
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Sponsor: Bank of Princeton
Telephone: 609-397-0333
Contact Name: Amy Lavery
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The South Street Seaport Museum announces Archtober 2018 at the Seaport Museum with a series of tours and family programs celebrating New York and Seaport District architecture, throughout the...

Cost: $15

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, NY

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Our youngest audience members can sing along with songs by Mr. Ray(Family Ride, Kalien the Alien) and Jane Murphy(Moon Rock Rock, The Planet Song). Some songs are illustrated with lasers and other...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
RVCC Planetarium
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: RVCC Planetarium
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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The Mount Tabor Arts Collaborative and the Mount Tabor Historical Society present the Mount Tabor Ghost Walk that will take place on Friday, October 19, 6pm – 10pm and Saturday, October 20, 5pm...

Cost: $10

Where:
The Tabernacle
26 Simpson Ave.
Mount Tabor, NJ  07878
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Sponsor: Mount Tabor Arts Collaborative
Telephone: 973-975-0001
Contact Name: Marie Younan
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Come out to a haunted Wild West City for the Halloween/Convention event of the year. Enjoy a spooky steam train ride, zombie and monster cowboys, scary shows, a haunted old west town, celebrity...

Cost: 35.00 for adult 25.00 for children

Where:
Wild West City
50 Lackawanna Drive
Stanhope, NJ  07874
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Contact Name: David Madison
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Why belly dance? - move your hips and express yourself - learn the art of dance while working your body - no experience needed - gentle way to get yourself moving -no special outfits required, just...

Cost: $19.99 / 2 classes per week

Where:
Drum and Dance Learning Center
59 Paul Robeson Place
YWCA Princeton
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Drum and Dance Learning Center
Telephone: 609-424-3058
Contact Name: Kim Leary
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Bring a blanket or a beach chair and enjoy a bonfire on the beach from 6-10 p.m. at 17th Avenue in North Wildwood on Saturday, October 20. Entertainment will be provided by a DJ. Refreshments and...

Cost: $10 for adults, $2 for children under 12.

Where:
The Beach
17th Avenue
North Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Happy Birthday, Harry Potter! Join our eclectic group of witches and wizards as they guide you through a “Harry Potter”-themed tour of the night sky. Learn how J.K. Rowling used astronomy as...

Cost: 10.00

Where:
RVCC Planetarium
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: RVCC Planetarium
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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For over 35 years the Capitol Steps have been putting politics and scandal to music. They began when Reagan was president and ketchup was a vegetable. This season The Capitol Steps plan to bring...

Cost: $35 & $45

Where:
RVCCArts - The Theatre at RVCC
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Telephone: 908-725-3420
Contact Name: Box Office
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This Season The Capitol Steps plan to bring down the house...and Senate, with their unique blend of music and political comedy. What more would you expect from the group that puts the "MOCK" in...

Cost: $35 & $45

Where:
The Theatre at RVCC
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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WHAT IS TRUNK OR TREAT? Halloween Tailgating or "Trunk or Treat" is when trick-or-treating is done from parked car to parked car at Cinnaminson High School. Parents can keep a more...

Cost: $5

Where:
Cinnaminson High School
Cinnaminson, NJ


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Cost: $49.00 - $99.00

Where:
NJPAC Victoria Theater
One Center Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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BEGINNING OCTOBER 5, 2018! Friday-Saturday: 6pm - 10pm ​Sunday: 4pm - 8pm The Boy Scouts of New Milford Troops 291 & 78 along with several community organizations, several major...

Cost: $17

Where:
854 River Road
New Milford, NJ  07646
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Our harvest moon hay wagon event features a night of family fun. Featuring a cozy campfire, live music, a wagon ride to the corn maze and a visit through the corn maze by flashlight. Also open...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
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Spend the night soaking in the moonlight at Alstede Farms. All included in admission, guests will traverse acres of scenic farmland in a tractor-drawn wagon ride, navigate the corn maze by...

Cost: $15.99

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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Brookdale Haunted Theater is celebrating 16 years of its annual Haunted House. Located at Brookdale Performing Arts Center at Brookdale Community College's Lincroft Campus. Guests will be able to...

Cost: $15

Where:
Brookdale Performing Arts Center
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Sponsor: Brookdale Haunted Theater
Telephone: 732-224-2411
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Discovering the music of Debussy and those he inspired, the Garden State Philharmonic will honor the centennial year of Claude Debussy through his sublime symphonic poem Prelude a l’apres-midi...

Cost: $15-$50

Where:
Jay & Linda Grunin Center for the Arts
1 College Drive
Toms River, NJ  08754
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Sponsor: Garden State Philharmonic
Telephone: 173-225-50460
Contact Name: Allison Walter
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We lost a lovely soul May 21, 2017, Sally Schenkman. She was an avid swimmer at the Y and we miss her dearly. In honor of Sally's spirit and in keeping with her belief of helping those that need...

Cost: $20 per person

Where:
Randolph YMCA
14 Dover Chester Road
Randolph, NJ  07869
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The Witches and Ghouls continue to haunt the planetarium. They love our laser songs, including “Time Warp,” “Monster Mash,” and “Thriller.” Reservations recommended Shown on Oct. 20 @...

Cost: 10.00

Where:
RVCC Planetarium
118 Lamington Road
Planetarium, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: RVCC Planetarium
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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This exhibition in the Down Jersey Folklife Center at WheatonArts features the paper cuts, paper cut collage works and an installation created by the internationally celebrated Chinese artist, Xin...

Cost: General Admission

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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Free Train Rides, Kids Bouncy Castle, Music, Hay Toss, and Mummy Wrap Pumpkin Painting (pumpkin and paint included with a $5 fee) Fantastic Food & Craft Vendors and more to be announced...

Cost: Free

Where:
Memorial Park
Main St. and Rte. 50
Mays Landing, NJ  08330
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BLOOMING YOUNG ARTISTS. Session A: Six Saturdays, September 22 – November 3 (no class 10/27). Session B: Six Saturdays, November 10 – December 22 (no class 11/24). Session C: Six Saturdays,...

Cost: $84 or $94 for 6 lessons

Where:
Hunterdon County Arboretum
1020 State Highway 31
Lebanon, NJ  08833
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Sponsor: Hunterdon County Parks & Recreation
Telephone: 908-782-1158
Contact Name: Liz Fulmer
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The Somerset County Park Commission Therapeutic Recreation (TR) Department is continuing the recently introduced program for children ages 3 to 6 with developmental disabilities. “Preschool...

Cost: $50

Where:
Therapeutic Recreation Center
355 Milltown Road
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-526-5650
Contact Name: Dina Trunzo
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The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable Saturday Dog Walks on the trails at Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, NJ, will continue weekly on...

Cost: $3

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200 x 5010
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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If your looking for cutting-edge STEM classes for your child, turn to Sylvan.Every Saturday we teach students the foundations of Robotics, Engineering, and Coding - all the while building a love...

Cost: $299 per 6 week course

Where:
Sylvan Learning Center
33-00 Broadway
Fair Lawn, NJ  07410
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Sponsor: Sylvan Learning Center
Telephone: 120-179-46798
Contact Name: Amie Theiss / Doris Gutierrez
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Free guided tours of the Arboretum take place Saturdays at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm from May through October. Tours begin at the Visitors Center. Reservations are not required and tours are on a...

Cost: FREE, Everyone Welcome

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Ave.
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Reeves-Reed Arboretum
Telephone: (908) 273-8787 x1010
Contact Name: Doreen Schindler
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Fall is our favorite time of the year…don’t miss the harvest! The fun includes a wagon ride to the patch to pick the perfect pumpkin. Enjoy inflatable attractions and kid’s play area. Also,...

Cost: $10/Child & Adult, Children under 24 months are free

Where:
The Market at DelVal
2100 Lower State Rd
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-230-7170
Contact Name: Robert
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For the Centenniel Heritage Festival, Vit Horejs performs a one-man show of Czech fairy tales (in English) replete with kings, clever village maidens, witches and spirits. His marionettes speak in...

Cost: $16 general admission, $11 seniors and students

Where:
Jan Hus Church
351 East 74th Street
NEW YORK CITY, NY  10021
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Sponsor: GohProductions
Telephone: 800-838-3006
Contact Name: Jonathan Slaff
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Magnolia Landing at Journal Squared will host its first event of the season in Jersey City’s Journal Square neighborhood on Saturday, April 7th, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The outdoor...

Cost: 0

Where:
Magnolia Landing at Journal Squared
136 Magnolia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ   07302
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Take on the roles of the flight deck crew in this interactive tour that follows aircraft from the hangar deck to the air and back again.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86
W 46th St and 12th Ave
New York, NY  10036
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Acts of Art and Rebuttal in 1971 at Hunter College presents ten of the 47 original artists included in the 1971 exhibition organized by the Black Emergency Cultural Coalition in response to the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Gallery Hunter Colleg
132 East 68th Street
New York, NY  10065
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New Jersey Devils tickets are available for all games. Parking passes are also available.

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Where:
Prudential Center
, NJ


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The Lion King - come out and experience the magic of The Lion King. Tickets are available for all performances.

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Where:
Minskoff Theatre
, NJ


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Come out and see for yourself what happens on a working cranberry farm. 5th generation cranberry grower Brenda Conner will present to you “Cranberries, NJ & You.” In the first hour Brenda...

Cost: 42.00

Where:
Pine Barrens Native Fruits
1 Pasadena Rd.
Browns Mills, NJ  08015
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Telephone: 609-500-1074
Contact Name: Connie or Tom
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Enjoy a night of FUN for all ages! Navigate your way through our giant maze by flashlight (bring your own flashlight), take a moonlit wagon ride through the orchards, and warm up by our cheery...

Cost: $10/person Child & Adult, children under 24 months are FREE.

Where:
2100 Lower State Rd
Doylestown, PA  18901


Telephone: 215-230-7170
Contact Name: Robert
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Solve a hilarious murder case while you feast on a fantastic four-course plated dinner in Fort Lee, NJ. Just beware. The killer is hiding somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime...

Cost: $67.95

Where:
DoubleTree by Hilton Fort Lee-George Washington Br
2117 Route 4 Eastbound
Fort Lee, NJ  07024
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Sponsor: The Dinner Detective Fort Lee
Telephone: 866-496-0535
Contact Name: The Dinner Detective Fort Lee
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Solve a hilarious murder case while you feast on a fantastic four-course plated dinner in Fort Lee, NJ. Just beware. The killer is hiding somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime...

Cost: $67.95

Where:
DoubleTree by Hilton Fort Lee-George Washington Br
2117 Route 4 Eastbound
Fort Lee, NJ  07024
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The American Museum of Natural History's Margaret Mead Film Festival, occurring October 18–21, 2018, screens documentaries that increase our understanding of the complexity and diversity of the...

Cost: $12 | General Public ($10 Members, seniors, students) $15 | Opening Night Film a

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
, NY

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Dracula is the perfect way to spend the Halloween Season. Mark Roxey successfully combines contemporary choreography, brilliant videography, striking minimalist sets, lavish costumes and...

Cost: $32 and up

Where:
Canal Studio Theater
243 North Union Street,
Lambertville, NJ  18530
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Sponsor: Roxey Ballet
Telephone: 646-924-7394
Contact Name: Mark Roxey
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New Jersey Devils tickets are available for all games. Parking passes are also available.

Cost: check options

Where:
Prudential Center
, NJ

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Our STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) program uses our state-of-the-art vertical wind tunnel to inspire and educate students. Trained and reviewed STEM...

Cost: Varies

Where:
iFly Paramus
Paramus, NJ


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Ghost Walks at 8pm on Saturdays in October at Historic Cold Spring Village. Join local medium Bob Bitting on a 45-minute lantern lit ghost walk around Historic Cold Spring Village. Bob will regale...

Cost: 15.00-12.00

Where:
Cold Spring Brewery
733 Seashore Road
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Telephone: 609-898-2300
Contact Name: Clare Juecter
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Venture through our maze, terror trail, haunted hayride, and vortex before facing with the final scares in our famous Red Mill. You’ll encounter a few new surprises along the way! The box office...

Cost: $30 +

Where:
Red Mill Museum Village
56 Main Street
CLINTON, NJ  08809
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Sponsor: Red Mill Museum Village
Telephone: 908-735-4101
Contact Name: Gina Sampaio
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As part of the Centennial Heritage Festival, this non-traditional staging of a 374 year-old marionette play is based on the story of love at first sight of the 11th century Duke Oldrich, who braved...

Cost: $19 general admission, $14 seniors and students

Where:
Jan Hus Church
351 East 74th Street
New York City, NY  10021
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Sponsor: Centennial Heritage Festival
Telephone: 800-838-3006
Contact Name: Jonathan Slaff
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Guests can enjoy a Harvest Moon Wine Tasting on the farm at the Tomasello Winery Outdoor Wine Courtyard at Alstede Farms every Saturday. Samplings of delicious wines will be available while...

Cost: $15

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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Dear Evan Hansen is the epitome of a modern musical. The show is set firmly in the mid 2010’s with technology and social media at the core of its plot, catering directly to its target audience of...

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Where:
, NJ


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Cirque Italia is now presenting: “PARANORMAL CIRQUE!” This brand NEW 3rd UNIT (AKA Black Unit) IS HERE IN ELIZABETH, NJ from October 18-21!!! Are you ready ELIZABETH? Do you love...

Cost: $10+

Where:
The Mills at Jersey Gardens
651 Kapowski Rd
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Telephone: 941-704-8572
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Contra dancing to caller and live band! One of many activities sponsored by the Folk Project. First and third Saturday of the month. No partner necessary. Beginners' workshop at 7:30 pm. Please...

Cost: Adults $12/students $5

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
Parish House
14 Hanover Road
East Hanover, NJ  07936
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-295-6864
Contact Name: Gloria Friedman
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Based on the story by Thorne, J. K. Rowling and John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a two part stage play that is written by Jack Thorne. The Play...

Cost: $45 and up

Where:
, NJ


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An eclectic group of sixth-graders arrives at the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, each eager to win for very different reasons. In hilarious, touching, and catchy songs, each speller...

Cost: $15 Students, $25 Seniors, $28 General Admission

Where:
The Burgdorff Performing Arts Center
10 Durand Road
Maplewood, NJ
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Sponsor: The Theater Project
Contact Name: Daaimah Talley
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Celebrate silly, not-too-spooky fun at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place®.   Select dates from September 22 through October 28, the park is transformed into a...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Sesame Place
100 Sesame Rd.
Langhorne, PA
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Telephone: 866-464-3566
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The spectacular Disney film that captivated audiences around the world has finally made it to Broadway! Following the success of the 2013 animated movie, Frozen the Musical expands on the story of...

Cost: $45 and up

Where:
St. James Theatre
, NJ


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Thomas & Friends™: Explore the Rails!, an interactive and multi-sensory STEM-focused exhibition inspired by the popular British children’s series on PBS KIDS in the US, will...

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, NJ  19131
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People love to collect objects. Some seek items of aesthetic beauty. For others, the motivation is to gather hundreds of examples of one particular type of object. For still others, the need to...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Sponsor: New Jersey State Museum
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The World Pet Association brings together “everything aquatic under one roof” when the Aquatic Experience makes its East coast debut at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, New...

Cost: $10-169

Where:
Meadowlands Expo Center
355 Plaza Dr.
Secaucus, NJ
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Electric Halloween Festival is the largest & longeset Halloween party in all of October! Gather all your ghouls together and come enjoy the crisp autumn air and that familiar scent of...

Where:
Southwind Vineyard & Winery
385 Lebanon Rd.
Millville, NJ  08332
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The National Constitution Center’s compelling new exhibit highlights the competing ideas of Alexander Hamilton and his legendary rivals. Created by the National Constitution Center, Hamilton: The...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Black holes are places where humans could never venture—until now! A live science educator will explain the concept of black holes and prepare you for your journey. Then travel to the black hole...

Cost: $29.75 adults, $24.75 children ages 2-12, Under 2 are free.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
LIberty State Park
JERSEY CITY, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty Science Center
Telephone: 201-253-1310
Contact Name: Sales Dept
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This expansive exhibition, curated by Brooklyn artist Benjamin Wright, features over 20 contemporary artists whose work is inspired by science. The artwork on display will allow visitors to explore...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Rd
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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This exhibition, an annual favorite, features up to 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies from the Americas, Africa, and Asia. The butterflies are housed in a vivarium that approximates their...

Cost: $28 (adults), $22.50 (students/seniors), $16.50 (children ages 2–12)

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY  10024
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This exhibition, organized by the Robert M. Minkoff Foundation and guest curated by Andrew Page for the Robert M. Minkoff Foundation, celebrates the botanical sculptures of an American master,...

Cost: $10.00 Adults, $9.00 Senior Adults (62+), $7.00 Students, Children below 5 free

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Road
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Taral Thompson
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The Wayne Council of PTOs thrift store will re-open for donations on September 4th and shopping on the 11th! We are currently accepting clothing, toys, books, games, jewelry, artwork, household...

Cost: 0

Where:
1006 Hamburg Turnpike
Parking lot in back
Wayne, NJ  07470
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Sponsor: Wayne Council of PTOs
Contact Name: Anny
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A lights-on, startle-free version of our Haunted Village just for kids! Hay rides, face painting, treats and more! Tickets available at the door https://www.facebook.com/events/273143629969695/

Cost: $10

Where:
Red Mill Museum Village
56 Main Street
Clinton, NJ  08809
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Telephone: 908-735-4101

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This solo exhibition by Pennsylvania artist Czashka Ross features a variety of media including clay monoprints, sculpture, glass and collage. Gallery open daily from 10am to 6pm.

Cost: Free

Where:
Peters Valley School of Craft
19 Kuhn Road
LAYTON, NJ  07851
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Sponsor: Peters Valley School of Craft
Telephone: 973-948-5202
Contact Name: Brienne Rosner

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Narrative Threads: New Jersey Quilts and Textiles showcases historic textiles from the collection of the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts. The exhibit also features pieces made by contemporary New...

Cost: By Admission

Where:
Museum of Early Trades and Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
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Telephone: 973-377-2982
Contact Name: Tara Heffernan
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From the makers of the Famous Food Festival comes a new food market set to take Jersey City by storm. The Famous Food Market is a FREE family friendly weekend destination that will be happening...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Harborside
15 2nd Street
Jersey City, NJ  07311
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Telephone: 631-387-6291
Contact Name: Dylan Ross
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Back by popular demand! It’s Halloween and the monsters at Ghoul School are planning for a scary and fun party at Frankenstein’s Castle. That is everyone but the Ghost Princess who is again...

Cost: $15.00

Where:
Pax Amicus Castle Theatre
23 Lake Shore Road
Budd Lake, NJ  07828
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Telephone: 973-691-2100
Contact Name: Karen Boyer
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Back by popular demand! It’s Halloween and the monsters at Ghoul School are planning for a scary and fun party at Frankenstein’s Castle. That is everyone but the Ghost Princess who is again...

Cost: $15.00

Where:
Pax Amicus Castle Theatre
23 Lake Shore Road
Budd Lake, NJ  07828
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Telephone: 973-691-2100
Contact Name: Karen Boyer
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Saturday, September 8, 2018 - Sunday, December 2, 2018. Utilizing disassembled objects, photographer Todd McLellan presents a brand new way to understand the material world around us. Through...

Cost: Museum Members: FREE; Non-members: Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Halos for Angels, Inc (non profit) presents Fright factor – Florham Park’s Ultimate Pathway to Terror Open every weekend in October Fridays and Saturdays 7p-11p $10...

Cost: $10 admission

Where:
Chase Bank Lot
186 Ridgedale Ave.
Florham Park, NJ
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Boo at the Zoo returns each weekend from Saturday, September 29 through Sunday, October 28 (including Columbus Day, Monday, October 8). Event highlights include traditional favorites such as daily...

Cost: Varies

Where:
Bronx Zoo
2300 Southern Boulevard Bronx
New York, NY
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Enjoy this epic 7-acre military themed maze, with 3.9 miles of paths, that consists of a larger maze with 3.5 miles of paths, and a mini maze with .4 miles of paths, fun for ages 3-7. This year the...

Cost: Free, $5-$8

Where:
The Farm In Harmony
231 Brainards Road
Harmony, NJ  08865
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Sponsor: The Farm In Harmony
Telephone: 908-283-0721
Contact Name: Giulia Iannitelli Grotenhuis
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Hi there, new families! We’re excited to meet you! Join your neighborhood KinderCare for a personal tour just for you. (Bring the kids: We’d love to get to know them, too!) • Find out why...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Central Jersey
, NJ


Sponsor: KinderCare Education
Telephone: 732-905-6701
Contact Name: Shannon Simonelli
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Enjoy live entertainment and shop for produce from local farmers at The Haddonfield Farmers Market. The farmers market will open for the season at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 19 in Kings Court at...

Cost: $$

Where:
Kings Court
Kings Highway East
Haddonfield, NJ  08033
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  Weekdays On weekdays, we also offer school trips, birthday parties, and scheduled fall fun events! School tours can be booked Monday-Friday, with flexible times. Birthday Parties can...

Cost: Prices vary for attractions.

Where:
Lupardi's Nursery
75 Blanch Avenue
Closter, NJ  07624
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Telephone: 201-768-0017
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DOORS OPEN AT 8:30AM, CLASSES BEGIN AT 9AM Y.E.S. CONTEMPORARY SPORTSWEAR BRIDGEWATER ON 2 (ENTER AT DENIM ENTRANCE NEAR MOVIE THEATRE) SIGN UP AT WWW.BLOOMINGDALESPINK.EVENTBRITE.COM YOUR $10...

Cost: $10

Where:
LEVEL 2 - Y.E.S. CONTEMPORARY SPORTSWEAR
1200 MORRIS TURNPIKE
SHORT HILLS, NJ  07078
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Call or visit https://locations.sylvanlearning.com/us/fair-lawn-nj/schedules to reserve your student's spot! Students and families receive detailed score reports within a few days of the practice...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sylvan Learning Center
33-00 Broadway
Fair Lawn, NJ  07410
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Sponsor: Sylvan Learning Center
Telephone: 120-179-46798
Contact Name: Amie Theiss / Doris Gutierrez
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Two new life-sized fossil casts are being added to the exhibition, “Written in the Rocks: Fossil Tales of New Jersey.” New Jersey’s state dinosaur, Hadrosaurus foulkii, and Mosasaurus...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Come out and see for yourself what happens on a working cranberry farm. 5th generation cranberry grower Brenda Conner will present to you “Cranberries, NJ & You.” In the first hour Brenda...

Cost: 42.00

Where:
Pine Barrens Native Fruits
1 Pasadena Rd.
Browns Mills, NJ  08015
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Telephone: 609-500-1074
Contact Name: Connie or Tom
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“Dinosaurs After Dark,” a spooky, funny adventure into a shadowy, prehistoric world. When the sun goes down, it’s discovered that there’s a T-Rex on the loose! A fearless...

Cost: $24.00

Where:
Field Station Dinosaurs
40 Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ  07605
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Kids will be thrilled to visit the McStuffins Toy Hospital and work with Doc, Chilly, and other characters from the TV show in this new LSC exhibit. They'll help care for patients in the...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
JERSEY CITY, NJ  07305-4636
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Telephone: 120-125-31310
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This new exhibition highlights more than 60 fascinating objects, artifacts and specimens which have been added to the Museum’s collections over the past 50 years through the support of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 160-929-26308
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The 41st Edition of the Big Apple Circus brings together the world’s most acclaimed circus acts from around the world. Extraordinary jugglers and aerialists join the beloved circus, and the...

Cost: $35-175

Where:
Lincoln Center Damrosch Park
60 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York , NY  10023
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Sponsor: Big Apple Circus
Telephone: 212-257-2330
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One of the most unique things about our summer family style rafting adventure is the Free, All-You-Can-Eat, Riverside Barbecue! Our free BBQ is offered Memorial Day through...

Cost: Child (ages 4 – 12) – $49.99 Adult – $59.99 (weekends and holidays)

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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