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

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

Food Festivals in New Jersey

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

Campfire Treats for Kids

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

11 Perfect Summer Potato Salad Recipes

Celebrate summer with one of these incredible potato salad recipes.

11 Delicious Burger Recipes You Have to Try

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

12 Amazing Pasta Salad Recipes the Kids Will Love

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

7 Ways to Get Get Your Kids to Eat More Veggies

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

The Most Outrageous Fair Foods You Can Eat

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

New Jersey Family's 25th Anniversary

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

DIY Valentine's Day Conversation Heart Cake Pops

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

The Perfect Christmas Cocktails Recipes for Your Holiday Party

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

Fun Halloween Candy Experiment for Kids

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

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

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

The Best Cupcakes in NJ for 2015

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

9 Yummy Treats to Make with Ice Cream this Summer

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

5 New Things to Make With Blueberries

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

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5 New Things to Make With Strawberries

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

Great Cinco de Mayo Foods

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

Spring Crock-Pot Recipes

Delicious and easy recipes to try this spring!
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June 2016

It starts with a Hay Wagon Ride around our beautiful Farm and ends at Harvest Hall with a delicious breakfast buffet for the whole family! For dessert, don't miss the yummy, free, homemade ice...

Cost: Call for cost of brunch, free for ice cream

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

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Open Cockpit days is a chance for kids to get the feeling of flying. Visitors can sit in 6 vintage aircrafts and learn how the flight systems work with pilots and guides on hand to answer any...

Cost: Adults- $8.00, Seniors and children under 12- $6.00, kids 2 and under are free

Where:
The Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey
400 Fred Wehran Drive
Teterboro, NJ  07608
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Telephone: 201-288-6344
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Join hike leader and Schiff trustee Janis Slutsky for a brisk 5-mile hike over varied terrain across Schiff Nature Preserve. Hikers meet at Schiff's McVickers Brook parking lot at 239 Pleasant...

Cost: Free for Schiff members; $10 per person for nonmembers

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
239 Pleasant Valley Rd.
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Jeanne Rice
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Celebrate Father's Day at Camden Children's Garden All Dads Ride Free Today on all Amusement Rides!

Cost: Cost of admission, free rides for Dad

Where:
Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856-365-9741
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Stroll this historic village and enjoy the sounds of the Smithville Fife & Drum Corp. Also there's a train, carousel, paddleboats, and lots more.

Cost: free

Where:
Historic Smithville
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Sponsor: Historic Smithville
Telephone: 609-748-8999
Contact Name: Tracy Walsh
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This exhibtion features New Jersey photographer John Cooper’s Organic Portraits series. “From the beginning,” Cooper explains, “the intent of the Organic Portraits project was to create a...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

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

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

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215.448.1200
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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

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

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

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

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

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

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

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

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

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Bring Dad to this special street fair held annnually in his honor. Treat him to all his favorites: pulled pork sandwiches, shish kebabs and Italian ice. The fair also features live music, a petting...

Cost: Free

Where:
Nutley's Annual Fathers Day Street Fair
300 Franklin Ave.
Nutley, NJ  07110
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Sponsor: Nutley High Hockey League Boosters
Telephone: 201-998-1144
Contact Name: JC Promotions
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JUNE 11, 12, 18 & 19 (10:30am - 4pm) ONION AND GARLIC FESTIVAL Heaviest onion ever recorded was 10 pounds 14 ounces. To reduce tearing when cutting onions, first chill the onions for 30 minutes....

Cost: Free admission, additional cost for activities

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Our festival tent will be open from 11 AM – 5 PM for you to enjoy scrumptious strawberry treats: homemade strawberry ice cream, strawberry shortcakes, strawberry lemonade slushies, strawberry...

Cost: see website for details

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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The Princeton Festival, New Jersey's premier performing arts festival, will run from June 4 to June 26 in venues throughout the Princeton area. This year's 11 events and 22 performances...

Cost: Various

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: The Princeton Festival
Telephone: 609 759 0379
Contact Name: Debbie Hermam
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June Weekend Crafting is here! Happy Father’s Day!! Celebrate you favorite guy with a special necktie craft! Join us every weekend for a special craft!

Cost: Free with general admission

Where:
Imagine That
4 Vreeland Rd.
Florham Park, NJ  07081
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Sponsor: Imagine That
Telephone: 973-966-8000
Contact Name: Karisa
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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
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View the plant collections through the lens of the Old Testament. Dr. Jon Greenberg walks us through more than 5000 years of history. His knowledge of botany and the Talmud combine to make a...

Cost: $15 per person

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973 326 7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Drawing from the Morris Museum’s worldwide collection of 2,000 sand samples, this exhibition delves into the structure and color of sand, as well as the science of beaches and the effect that...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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Take a walk in the woods with members of our Teen Citizen Science Program as you learn about frogs, search for salamanders, find out about non-native species and more! At the end of the walk,...

Cost: Suggested donation $5.00

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

Cost: $5

Where:
Rockaway Mall
Dover, NJ  07801

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LIVE Butterfly Feeding presented by NYC Butterfly! NYC Butterfly is back with their mobile experience at Rockaway Townsquare Mall. People of all ages can once again feed and experience the magic...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Rockaway Townsquare
301 Mount Hope Ave
Rockaway, NJ  07866
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The artists in Green from the Get Go take inspiration from nature and the history of basketry. The exhibition will feature more than 40 works by artists from Canada, Europe, Japan, Scandinavia and...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Roger Duvoisin’s remarkable children’s book illustrations have charmed and captivated generations of young readers, guiding them through some of life’s important lessons. The story of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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Raritan Native American Heritage Celebration & Pow Wow is a full contest Pow Wow attracting over 500 Native American artists, educators, singers, dancers and performing groups from...

Cost: $12 Adults/Teens, $8 Ages 6-12, $10 Seniors 65+, Students NEW: $35 Family 4

Where:
Middlesex County Fair Grounds
655 Cranbury Rd.
East Brunswick, NJ  08816
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Telephone: 718-686-9297
Contact Name: Cliff Matias
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The Hoboken Museum's free Spring Family Fun Day is June 19, from 12 - 4 pm. Filled with hands-on activities that stretch the imagination and encourage creativity, the afternoon offers hands-on...

Cost: free

Where:
Hoboken Historical Museum
1301 Hudson St.
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: Hoboken Historical Museum
Telephone: 201-656-2240
Contact Name: Razel Solow
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Want to make art in the great outdoors? Visit our Free Art Outpost on Governors Island throughout the summer for free hands-on art making led by CMA’s Teaching Artists. Free Art Island...

Cost: Free!

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

Where:
Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Telephone: 732-946-3758
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Registration for the Summer Nature Program at Schiff Nature Preserve in Mendham opens Monday, March 14th. Now in its 13th year, the program offers seven different one-week sessions in July and...

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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Workshop for parents of children ages 12 years and under. If you are dealing with a lot of tantrums and meltdowns...crying and whining. If you want to regulate your own emotions (remain...

Cost: $30

Where:
Authentic Parenting
5 Elm Row
Suite 111
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 732-763-2576
Contact Name: Anna Seewald, MEd, MPsy
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Grab your picnic blanket and lawn chairs and head over to Bellview winery to spend this special day with Dad!  Enjoy the scenic views while celebrating Dad with barbecue, music, cigars and of...

Where:
Bellview Winery
150 Atlantic Street
Landisville, NJ  08326
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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Dad’s the Man at our Father’s Day Summer Block Party. Join in outdoor festivities including make your own obstacle course, stomp rockets, music and more. Make Father’s Day cards in our...

Cost: Free with admission - $17 for adults and children one and above

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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Spend the day with Dad at the Whippany Railway Museum on a 10-mile, 45-minute round trip excursion from Whippany to Roseland.  Be on the lookout for deer, turtles,...

Cost: Adult: $14.; Child (under 12): $9.; Infants (1 year and under): Free

Where:
Whippany Railway Museum
1 Railroad Plaza
Whippany, NJ
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Telephone: 973-887-8177
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Climb aboard the Whippany Railway Museum's Excursion Trains and take a ride into the past! Our Trains feature a unique collection of restored, Vintage Cabooses from Historic Rail Lines that once...

Cost: nfants On Laps, FREE Children (Under 12): $9 Adult $14

Where:
Whippany Railway Museum
1 railroad plaza
whippany, NJ  07981
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Sponsor: Whippany Railway Museum
Telephone: 973-887-8177
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This amazing gem of a house is an intact time capsule of life in the early 20th century. Wait until you see the woodwork, the Delft fireplace surround, the science equipment in the library!...

Cost: $6

Where:
Charles Shultz House
30 North Mountain Ave
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Historical Society
Telephone: 973-744-1796
Contact Name: Angelica Kane
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Filled with hands-on activities that stretch the imagination and encourage creativity, the afternoon offers hands-on crafts, games and a fun entertainer for the whole family to enjoy. This...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hoboken Historical Museum
1301 Hudson St.
Hoboken, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 656-2240
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An easy, child-friendly hike in the Garden's woodlands where you'll learn a bit about the plants and animals around you in a hike designed to fit the group. Small children may need to be...

Cost: free

Where:
Skylands New Jersey Botanical Garden
1304 Sloatsburg Rd.
Ringwood, NJ
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Telephone: 973-962-9534
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Hansel & Gretel Music and Lyrics by Louis Palena September 10 & 11, 2016 September 17 & 18, 2016 Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm Based on the original tale, take a trip...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ  08560
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Telephone: 609-737-0609
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Blast off into space with everyone's favorite duo! A mysterious "M" sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover teh secrets of the sun, moon, planets, and more! Suitable...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Celebrate Father's Day with a guided walk outdoors. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just hoping to spend some quality time with Dad, a walk might be the perfect activity to...

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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Free Guided Garden Tours - Sundays, 2 p.m., May through October. Steady rain cancels. Meet at the Carriage House Visitor Center and wear comfortable shoes.

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

Where:
New Jersey Botanical Gardens
Ringwood, NJ  07456


Telephone: 973-962-9534
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In the grand tradition of Mary Alice Kean, the last lady of the house, join Liberty Hall for its exquisite Afternoon Tea, served the second and fourth Wednesday of every month.  Our...

Cost: $40/person

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave.
Union, NJ
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Telephone: 908-527-0400
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Visit the Discovery Den the 3rd weekend of each month on Saturday or Sunday for Story Time. This delightful book brings to life a Lenape tale about how fire was brought to earth. We meet a variety...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Sponsor: New Jersey State Museum
Telephone: 609-292-6464
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The North Brunswick Youth Sports Festival is the third largest in NJ! Come enjoy the amazing rides (from a first-class kiddie land to super spectacular thrill rides), incredible...

Cost: $5/day admission; ride packages available

Where:
Route 1 North, Next to DeVry University
North Brunswick, NJ  08902


Sponsor: North Brunswick Sports Association
Telephone: 732-297-3200
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Youth Partnership is a peer-support and advocacy group for teens and young adults ages 13 through 21. Our mission is to break the silence and stigma surrounding mental health by offering a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Celebrate the Children School
230 Diamond Spring Road
Denville, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Cheire Lozaw
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Bearing Grief can be difficult alone. The Grief Support Group at The Presbyterian Church at New Providence can provide comfort and encouragement after the loss of a spouse, child, family member or...

Cost: none

Where:
The Presbyterian Church at New Providence
1307 Springfield Avenue
New Providence, NJ  07974
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Sponsor: The Presbyterian Church at New Providence
Telephone: 908-665-0050
Contact Name: Janet Essig
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Summer Enchanted Evenings Concert Series: Proudly presented the City of Hoboken, these FREE Outdoor Performances will be held Thursday evenings at 7 pm at the Amphitheater at Sinatra...

Cost: Free

Where:
Amphitheater at Sinatra Park
Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Telephone: 201-420-2207
Contact Name: Geri Fallo
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 The Little Mermaid The Little Mermaid June 15th - June 25th No performance Sunday Showtime: 8:30 pm* *Mon, 6/20 & Tue, 6/21, performances begin at the family-friendly time of...

Cost: Children 12 underFREE, $7 for adults; $5 for seniors (60+)

Where:
Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater, Roosevelt Park
1 Pine Drive
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ  08837
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Sponsor: Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Telephone: 732-548-2884
Contact Name: Production Office
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The official trio from the Astor Piazzolla Foundation, with Sara Sant'Ambrogio on cello, Galina Zhdanova on violin and Sebastian Forster on piano, perform works of Astor Piazzolla. With additional...

Cost: General Admission: $25

Where:
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-539-8008
Contact Name: Box Office
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June 3: Inside Out at Presby Iris Gardens July 8: Purple Rain at Van Vleck House July 29: The Wiz at Montclair Public Library August 19: Jaws at Church Street

Cost: free

Where:
various locations
Montclair, NJ


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Skimmer Festival is Sea Isle's largest summer festival, featuring two-days of family-friendly activities and entertainment. The festival will begin Saturday, June 18 with a seaside vendor craft...

Cost: Free

Where:
along the Promenade
JFK Blvd.
Sea Isle City, NJ  8243
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Telephone: 609-263-8687
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Studio Players of Upper Montclair, NJ is casting “The Frog Princess,” a children’s show by Catherine L. Howard and directed by Julie Anne Nolan. “Queen Natasha is handing over her throne...

Cost: Free

Where:
Studio Players
14 Alvin Place
UP Montclair, NJ  07043
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Telephone: 973-744-9752
Contact Name: Shelley Sakolsky
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The carnival returns to Roebling! Sponsored by the Roebling Museum. In partnership with Amusements of America & Florence Township. Rides! Games! All Your Favorite Carnival...

Cost: $1.25 per ticket (most rides are 3-5 tickets per ride)

Where:
Nykita Field
10th Ave. and Hornberger
Roebling, NJ  08554
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Telephone: 609-499-7200
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Spend the day with Dad at the Whippany Railway Museum on a 10-mile, 45-minute round trip excursion from Whippany to Roseland on a mid-1900's Excursion Train. The combined age of the equipment...

Cost: Adult: $14.; Child (under 12): $9.; Infants (1 year and under): Free

Where:
Whippany Railway Museum
1 Railroad Plaza
Whippany, NJ  07981
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Telephone: 973-887-8177
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Our Motessori Preschool and Kindergarten program just relocated to 1961 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains at the end of March! 5% relocation promotion is offered for a limited spots that are available!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Yo ho ho, the mighty Lehigh River is being invaded by our very own crew of Pocono Pirates!   Arrgh, Captain Jack and his crew are armed with water cannons and planning a...

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Hands-on History Jun 11 , 2016 - Jun 12 , 2016 Try your hand at crafts and trades from the 1800s! Blacksmithing, basket weaving, woodworking and more. Step inside the Village's 26...

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9
Cape May, NJ
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Telephone: (609) 898-2300, ext. 18
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Can you handle three outdoor adventures – Rafting, Biking and Hiking – in one incredible Big Day Out? You will start your day with a hearty breakfast then head off on a biking...

Cost: $109.99/person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


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

Cost: Free admission

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


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

Cost: Free

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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Every Saturday and Sunday starting April 9, head to the farm for pony rides, moon bounces, wagon train rides and much more. Times vary.

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ
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Telephone: 908-879-7189
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Journey under the stars for a unique rafting adventure on the Lehigh River in Jim Thorpe. Take off at sundown to explore the nightlife under a midsummer moon as glow sticks dance around you like...

Cost: $99.99/person (ages 13 & up)

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Reenactors don authentic-looking uniforms, ride real horses, and fire real cannons and muskets. (Don’t worry, they just shoot black powder.) The scenes and people portrayed are different...

Cost: $8/car

Where:
Monmouth Battlefield State Park
Rt. 33
Manalapan, NJ
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Telephone: 732-462-9616
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Whitewater raft the action packed Lehigh River Gorge and experience the best whitewater in the tri-state area!   Surrounded by state park protected woodlands and mountains, you will enjoy...

Cost: $66.99/person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Disney's The Aristocats Kids Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman and Al Rinker and Floyd Huddleston Music adapted and arranged and additional music by Bryan Louiselle...

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

Where:
The Open Air Theatre at Washington Crossing State Park
355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road
Titusville, NJ
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Telephone: 267-885-9857
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

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

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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To help ensure safety around water, The Community YMCA invites local residents to participate in Learn-to-Swim Week. Offered to first-time participants who have little or no swimming ability, the...

Cost: 15.00

Where:
Family Health & Wellness Center
166 Maple Ave
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Telephone: 732-741-2504 ext. 2
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3-day June Mini Camp: Take advantage of school’s early dismissal and join us at the Arboretum! Together we’ll explore the many trails and animals of the Arboretum, play games and much more!...

Cost: $50.00 per day - may choose 1-3 days

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

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

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

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Get a good summer reading book from our bookshop aisle today, and we'll give you a FREE religious bookmark. Then if you'd like, enjoy reading your first pages either outside on the parish benches...

Cost: FREE to visit

Where:
HOPE Family Store
120 Kearny Avenue
(near St. Cecilia's Church)
Kearny, NJ  07032
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Sponsor: House Of Hope International
Contact Name: Lynn Marie Knapke, MA, Store Manager

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

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215.448.1200
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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

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

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
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Telephone: (508) 866-8190
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Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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This exhibtion features New Jersey photographer John Cooper’s Organic Portraits series. “From the beginning,” Cooper explains, “the intent of the Organic Portraits project was to create a...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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LIVE Butterfly Feeding presented by NYC Butterfly! NYC Butterfly is back with their mobile experience at Rockaway Townsquare Mall. People of all ages can once again feed and experience the magic...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Rockaway Townsquare
301 Mount Hope Ave
Rockaway, NJ  07866
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Butterfly tent where we have over 100 monarch butterflies where you will be able to feed them

Cost: $5

Where:
Rockaway Mall
Dover, NJ  07801

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

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

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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The Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering programs to introduce people to the enjoyment of trail...

Cost: $35 $45 $330

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

Cost: First Class FREE

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

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Youth Partnership is a peer-support and advocacy group for teens and young adults ages 13 through 21. Our mission is to break the silence and stigma surrounding mental health by offering a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Celebrate the Children School
230 Diamond Spring Road
Denville, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Cheire Lozaw
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Bearing Grief can be difficult alone. The Grief Support Group at The Presbyterian Church at New Providence can provide comfort and encouragement after the loss of a spouse, child, family member or...

Cost: none

Where:
The Presbyterian Church at New Providence
1307 Springfield Avenue
New Providence, NJ  07974
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Sponsor: The Presbyterian Church at New Providence
Telephone: 908-665-0050
Contact Name: Janet Essig
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Our Motessori Preschool and Kindergarten program just relocated to 1961 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains at the end of March! 5% relocation promotion is offered for a limited spots that are available!...

Cost: 0

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

Where:
Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Telephone: 732-946-3758
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The Princeton Festival, New Jersey's premier performing arts festival, will run from June 4 to June 26 in venues throughout the Princeton area. This year's 11 events and 22 performances...

Cost: Various

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: The Princeton Festival
Telephone: 609 759 0379
Contact Name: Debbie Hermam
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Facilitated by Renee Riley, FSO Family Partner Family Partners, a New Jersey Family Service Organization serving Morris and Sussex Counties, is initiating a monthly, peer-led support group for...

Cost: Free

Where:
Family Partners Community Center
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: (973) 940-3194
Contact Name: Renee Riley
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In the grand tradition of Mary Alice Kean, the last lady of the house, join Liberty Hall for its exquisite Afternoon Tea, served the second and fourth Wednesday of every month.  Our...

Cost: $40/person

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave.
Union, NJ
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Telephone: 908-527-0400
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Summer Enchanted Evenings Concert Series: Proudly presented the City of Hoboken, these FREE Outdoor Performances will be held Thursday evenings at 7 pm at the Amphitheater at Sinatra...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: free

Where:
various locations
Montclair, NJ


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 The Little Mermaid The Little Mermaid June 15th - June 25th No performance Sunday Showtime: 8:30 pm* *Mon, 6/20 & Tue, 6/21, performances begin at the family-friendly time of...

Cost: Children 12 underFREE, $7 for adults; $5 for seniors (60+)

Where:
Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater, Roosevelt Park
1 Pine Drive
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ  08837
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Sponsor: Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Telephone: 732-548-2884
Contact Name: Production Office
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


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

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
Website »

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

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: (201) 568-6093
Website »

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Can you handle three outdoor adventures – Rafting, Biking and Hiking – in one incredible Big Day Out? You will start your day with a hearty breakfast then head off on a biking...

Cost: $109.99/person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Whitewater raft the action packed Lehigh River Gorge and experience the best whitewater in the tri-state area!   Surrounded by state park protected woodlands and mountains, you will enjoy...

Cost: $66.99/person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


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

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Friday, May 20 Minions              Harrison...

Cost: Free

Where:
Varies
, NJ


Telephone: 856-384-6900
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Journey under the stars for a unique rafting adventure on the Lehigh River in Jim Thorpe. Take off at sundown to explore the nightlife under a midsummer moon as glow sticks dance around you like...

Cost: $99.99/person (ages 13 & up)

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


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

Cost: Free admission

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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The North Brunswick Youth Sports Festival is the third largest in NJ! Come enjoy the amazing rides (from a first-class kiddie land to super spectacular thrill rides), incredible...

Cost: $5/day admission; ride packages available

Where:
Route 1 North, Next to DeVry University
North Brunswick, NJ  08902


Sponsor: North Brunswick Sports Association
Telephone: 732-297-3200
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Yo ho ho, the mighty Lehigh River is being invaded by our very own crew of Pocono Pirates!   Arrgh, Captain Jack and his crew are armed with water cannons and planning a...

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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For dino-loving kids, this is a dream come true. Children ages 5–12 get to excavate fossils right from a matrix rock and build a dinosaur model. They can also see and touch a pre-historic...

Cost: $90–225/person

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: 201-568-6093
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3-day June Mini Camp: Take advantage of school’s early dismissal and join us at the Arboretum! Together we’ll explore the many trails and animals of the Arboretum, play games and much more!...

Cost: $50.00 per day - may choose 1-3 days

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

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Children ages 5-12 excavate fossils directly from a matrix rock, create a shark tooth necklace, build a dinosaur model, crack open crystal filled geodes and find amber and Herkimer diamonds....

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


Telephone: (201) 568-6093
Website »

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In the grand tradition of Mary Alice Kean, the last lady of the house, join Liberty Hall for its exquisite Afternoon Tea, served the second and fourth Wednesday of every month.  Our...

Cost: $40/person

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave.
Union, NJ
View map »


Telephone: 908-527-0400
Website »

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

Cost: $10

Where:
Branchburg Sports Complex
47 Readington Rd
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Telephone: 908-203-1600
Contact Name: Dan Adams
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To help ensure safety around water, The Community YMCA invites local residents to participate in Learn-to-Swim Week. Offered to first-time participants who have little or no swimming ability, the...

Cost: 15.00

Where:
Family Health & Wellness Center
166 Maple Ave
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Telephone: 732-741-2504 ext. 2
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- 9:30 am session & 11:00 am session, Read & Pick is an innovative program that combines picking fruit with your young child and listening to a story highlighting the fruit. Parents and young...

Cost: $7

Where:
Terhune orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Terhune Orchards
Telephone: 609-924-2310
Contact Name: Farm Store
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Come join Miss Katie, certified ChildLight Yoga instructor, for Open Play with a side of Storytime Yoga.

Cost: $8

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

Cost: $7-10

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

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
View map »


Telephone: 215.448.1200
Website »

More information

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

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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


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

More information

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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


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

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

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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


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

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

Cost: $5

Where:
Rockaway Mall
Dover, NJ  07801

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Open Toddler Bounce is held on most Tuesday- Friday mornings from 10:00-12:00. The toddlers(and strollers) have full run of the facility for those 2 hours. No food or drink can be brought into the...

Cost: $12/bouncer

Where:
The Bounce Factory
150 Mount Bethel Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: The Bounce Factory
Telephone: 908-647-5867
Contact Name: Cheryl Taylor
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This exhibtion features New Jersey photographer John Cooper’s Organic Portraits series. “From the beginning,” Cooper explains, “the intent of the Organic Portraits project was to create a...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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


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

More information

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

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

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


Telephone: 908.527.0400

More information

LIVE Butterfly Feeding presented by NYC Butterfly! NYC Butterfly is back with their mobile experience at Rockaway Townsquare Mall. People of all ages can once again feed and experience the magic...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Rockaway Townsquare
301 Mount Hope Ave
Rockaway, NJ  07866
View map »

More information

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

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

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

More information

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

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

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
View map »


Telephone: (508) 866-8190
Website »

More information

This program is for children ages 2-5 with one adult select Wednesdays from 10:00-11:30am.  $12 for single class for Non-Members/$10 for a single class for Garden Members. Join us as you...

Cost: $12/person

Where:
Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856-365-9741
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The Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering programs to introduce people to the enjoyment of trail...

Cost: $35 $45 $330

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

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

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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Join us on Tues., June 21, 1:30 pm at the Bauer Community Center in Taylor Park, 100 Main Street, Millburn, for a Songs for Seeds Concert to benefit Pediatric Cancer. Songs for Seeds was named...

Cost: $15/family in advance, $20 at the door

Where:
Bauer Community Center
100 Main Street
(in Taylor Park)
Millburn, NJ
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Telephone: 917-974-4552
Contact Name: Garden State Good Cookies
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Encounter an incredible diversity of marine life as you help pull a twenty-foot seine net through the shallows of Cape MayHarbor.  You will learn about the lives of the animals that inhabit...

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

Where:
1600 Delaware Ave.
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: New Jersey Audubon Society
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The Princeton Festival, New Jersey's premier performing arts festival, will run from June 4 to June 26 in venues throughout the Princeton area. This year's 11 events and 22 performances...

Cost: Various

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: The Princeton Festival
Telephone: 609 759 0379
Contact Name: Debbie Hermam
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Independence Day was a festive time in the 1890s. Patriotism was celebrated with music, games and good picnic food. Join the staff at Longstreet Farm as they celebrate the holiday with games and...

Where:
Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Telephone: 732-946-3758
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Registration for the Summer Nature Program at Schiff Nature Preserve in Mendham opens Monday, March 14th. Now in its 13th year, the program offers seven different one-week sessions in July and...

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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Meet friendly earthworms while learning how they help the soil. Hear a story and make a craft. Activities are for children 3 to 5 years old with a caregiver. Program repeats from 3:45 to 4:30 pm.

Cost: $8-12/pair

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Ave.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: 973-543-2404 ext. 16
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
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Explore the Arts in a nurturing environment that combines art history and mystery, creative techniques, and secrets about some of our most famous artists. Children are encouraged to explore,...

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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The YWCA Princeton and our generous partner, Educational Testing Service, are pleased to announce the12th Annual ETS Firecracker 5K Run/Walk, set for Tuesday evening, June 21, 2016, on the ETS...

Cost: $32.50

Where:
ETS Campus
660 Rosedale Rd
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: ETS
Telephone: 609-721-2266
Contact Name: Joanne McGann
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Youth Partnership is a peer-support and advocacy group for teens and young adults ages 13 through 21. Our mission is to break the silence and stigma surrounding mental health by offering a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Celebrate the Children School
230 Diamond Spring Road
Denville, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Cheire Lozaw
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Soprano Jody Mullen presents "Love Letters from Jersey," a one-Jersey-girl tribute to vocal artists from the Garden State, from Sarah Vaughan and Frank Sinatra to Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Warren Township Library branch
42 Mountain Blvd
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-507-1849
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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We provide the pencils, crayons and coloring pages or you can bring your own. Coloring generates wellness and stimulates brain areas related to the senses and creativity. Stop in, get creative and...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Bound Brook Memorial Library branch
402 E. High Street
Bound Brook, NJ  08805
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-507-1849
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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Bearing Grief can be difficult alone. The Grief Support Group at The Presbyterian Church at New Providence can provide comfort and encouragement after the loss of a spouse, child, family member or...

Cost: none

Where:
The Presbyterian Church at New Providence
1307 Springfield Avenue
New Providence, NJ  07974
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Sponsor: The Presbyterian Church at New Providence
Telephone: 908-665-0050
Contact Name: Janet Essig
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Our Motessori Preschool and Kindergarten program just relocated to 1961 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains at the end of March! 5% relocation promotion is offered for a limited spots that are available!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Summer Enchanted Evenings Concert Series: Proudly presented the City of Hoboken, these FREE Outdoor Performances will be held Thursday evenings at 7 pm at the Amphitheater at Sinatra...

Cost: Free

Where:
Amphitheater at Sinatra Park
Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Telephone: 201-420-2207
Contact Name: Geri Fallo
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June 7 – Yosi   June 14 – Preschool of Rock June 21 – Erin Lee & the Up Past Bedtime Band June 28 – The Fuzzy Lemons July 12 –  Ron Albanese...

Cost: Free

Where:
Shipyard Park
13th Street & McFeeley Drive
Hoboken, NJ
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Sponsor: The Applied Companies & Apple Montessori Schools
Telephone: (201) 420-2207
Contact Name: Geri Fallo
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Bring your chairs, blankets, and snacks and enjoy these outstanding concerts in the great outdoors.

Cost: Free

Where:
Ginty Field
50 Woodland Ave
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: The Township of Morris Parks and Recreation Department
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June 3: Inside Out at Presby Iris Gardens July 8: Purple Rain at Van Vleck House July 29: The Wiz at Montclair Public Library August 19: Jaws at Church Street

Cost: free

Where:
various locations
Montclair, NJ


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Join Linden's summer concert series for an evening of great music and entertainment!

Cost: Free

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Veteran's Field
Ridgewood, NJ  07450


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 The Little Mermaid The Little Mermaid June 15th - June 25th No performance Sunday Showtime: 8:30 pm* *Mon, 6/20 & Tue, 6/21, performances begin at the family-friendly time of...

Cost: Children 12 underFREE, $7 for adults; $5 for seniors (60+)

Where:
Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater, Roosevelt Park
1 Pine Drive
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ  08837
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Sponsor: Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Telephone: 732-548-2884
Contact Name: Production Office
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Can you handle three outdoor adventures – Rafting, Biking and Hiking – in one incredible Big Day Out? You will start your day with a hearty breakfast then head off on a biking...

Cost: $109.99/person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


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

Cost: Free

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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Yo ho ho, the mighty Lehigh River is being invaded by our very own crew of Pocono Pirates!   Arrgh, Captain Jack and his crew are armed with water cannons and planning a...

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


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

Cost: Admission

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

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


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

Cost: Free admission

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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The North Brunswick Youth Sports Festival is the third largest in NJ! Come enjoy the amazing rides (from a first-class kiddie land to super spectacular thrill rides), incredible...

Cost: $5/day admission; ride packages available

Where:
Route 1 North, Next to DeVry University
North Brunswick, NJ  08902


Sponsor: North Brunswick Sports Association
Telephone: 732-297-3200
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Journey under the stars for a unique rafting adventure on the Lehigh River in Jim Thorpe. Take off at sundown to explore the nightlife under a midsummer moon as glow sticks dance around you like...

Cost: $99.99/person (ages 13 & up)

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Whitewater raft the action packed Lehigh River Gorge and experience the best whitewater in the tri-state area!   Surrounded by state park protected woodlands and mountains, you will enjoy...

Cost: $66.99/person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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LIVE Butterfly Feeding presented by NYC Butterfly! NYC Butterfly is back with their mobile experience at Rockaway Townsquare Mall. People of all ages can once again feed and experience the magic...

Cost: $5.00

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

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

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

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

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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NEW! "We Paint" Classes Parent/Child Bonding Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12-1pm Bond with your child and create a beautiful work of art you can both be proud of!

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Experience a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their unforgettable characters with The...

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215.448.1200
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The Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering programs to introduce people to the enjoyment of trail...

Cost: $35 $45 $330

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Youth Partnership is a peer-support and advocacy group for teens and young adults ages 13 through 21. Our mission is to break the silence and stigma surrounding mental health by offering a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Celebrate the Children School
230 Diamond Spring Road
Denville, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Cheire Lozaw
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This seven-week parent workshop was developed by the pediatric psychotherapists at Children's Specialized Hospital to help parents learn how to manage their child’s behavior. The course will...

Cost: $99

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

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

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

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

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

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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Open Toddler Bounce is held on most Tuesday- Friday mornings from 10:00-12:00. The toddlers(and strollers) have full run of the facility for those 2 hours. No food or drink can be brought into the...

Cost: $12/bouncer

Where:
The Bounce Factory
150 Mount Bethel Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: The Bounce Factory
Telephone: 908-647-5867
Contact Name: Cheryl Taylor
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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

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

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

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

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

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
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Telephone: (508) 866-8190
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The Princeton Festival, New Jersey's premier performing arts festival, will run from June 4 to June 26 in venues throughout the Princeton area. This year's 11 events and 22 performances...

Cost: Various

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: The Princeton Festival
Telephone: 609 759 0379
Contact Name: Debbie Hermam
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Independence Day was a festive time in the 1890s. Patriotism was celebrated with music, games and good picnic food. Join the staff at Longstreet Farm as they celebrate the holiday with games and...

Where:
Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Telephone: 732-946-3758
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For dino-loving kids, this is a dream come true. Children ages 5–12 get to excavate fossils right from a matrix rock and build a dinosaur model. They can also see and touch a pre-historic...

Cost: $90–225/person

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: 201-568-6093
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Children ages 5-12 excavate fossils directly from a matrix rock, create a shark tooth necklace, build a dinosaur model, crack open crystal filled geodes and find amber and Herkimer diamonds....

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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In the grand tradition of Mary Alice Kean, the last lady of the house, join Liberty Hall for its exquisite Afternoon Tea, served the second and fourth Wednesday of every month.  Our...

Cost: $40/person

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave.
Union, NJ
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Telephone: 908-527-0400
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June 15        The Nerds   June 22        The Weeklings June 29        Matt O’Ree Band July 6 ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Beach E
Sandy Hook, NJ  07732


Sponsor: Sandy Hook Foundation
Telephone: 732-291-7733
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Summer Enchanted Evenings Concert Series: Proudly presented the City of Hoboken, these FREE Outdoor Performances will be held Thursday evenings at 7 pm at the Amphitheater at Sinatra...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: free

Where:
various locations
Montclair, NJ


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June 8 –  Creed  PG-13 June 15 –  Joy  PG-13 June 22 –  Star Wars: The Force Awakens PG-13 June 29 –  The Big Short Rated R ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pier A Park
Hoboken, NJ


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 The Little Mermaid The Little Mermaid June 15th - June 25th No performance Sunday Showtime: 8:30 pm* *Mon, 6/20 & Tue, 6/21, performances begin at the family-friendly time of...

Cost: Children 12 underFREE, $7 for adults; $5 for seniors (60+)

Where:
Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater, Roosevelt Park
1 Pine Drive
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ  08837
View map »


Sponsor: Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Telephone: 732-548-2884
Contact Name: Production Office
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Yo ho ho, the mighty Lehigh River is being invaded by our very own crew of Pocono Pirates!   Arrgh, Captain Jack and his crew are armed with water cannons and planning a...

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


Telephone: (201) 568-6093
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free admission

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
View map »


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

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Can you handle three outdoor adventures – Rafting, Biking and Hiking – in one incredible Big Day Out? You will start your day with a hearty breakfast then head off on a biking...

Cost: $109.99/person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
Website »

More information

Journey under the stars for a unique rafting adventure on the Lehigh River in Jim Thorpe. Take off at sundown to explore the nightlife under a midsummer moon as glow sticks dance around you like...

Cost: $99.99/person (ages 13 & up)

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Friday, May 20 Minions              Harrison...

Cost: Free

Where:
Varies
, NJ


Telephone: 856-384-6900
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

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


Telephone: (201) 200-1000
Website »

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Whitewater raft the action packed Lehigh River Gorge and experience the best whitewater in the tri-state area!   Surrounded by state park protected woodlands and mountains, you will enjoy...

Cost: $66.99/person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
Website »

More information

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

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

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

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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3-day June Mini Camp: Take advantage of school’s early dismissal and join us at the Arboretum! Together we’ll explore the many trails and animals of the Arboretum, play games and much more!...

Cost: $50.00 per day - may choose 1-3 days

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: Tedor Whitman
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To help ensure safety around water, The Community YMCA invites local residents to participate in Learn-to-Swim Week. Offered to first-time participants who have little or no swimming ability, the...

Cost: 15.00

Where:
Family Health & Wellness Center
166 Maple Ave
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Telephone: 732-741-2504 ext. 2
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Individuals looking for brisk weekly walk are invited to join a weekly walking group that meets every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. at the Duke Island Visitor’s Center for a healthy walk through Duke...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duke Island Park
Old York Road
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200
Contact Name: Karren Newman
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Unleash your creativity and make something! Stop by each week for a different free, hands-on making program. All ages are welcome!

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Sponsor: New Jersey State Museum
Telephone: 609-292-6464
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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
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Come celebrate summer with t-shirt decorating (decorating supplies will be available, you supply the 100% cotton shirt), a raffle, crafts, games, and snacks.

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Mary Jacobs Memorial Library branch
64 Washington Street
Rocky Hill, NJ  08553
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 609-924-7073
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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Butterfly tent where we have over 100 monarch butterflies where you will be able to feed them

Cost: $5

Where:
Rockaway Mall
Dover, NJ  07801

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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This exhibtion features New Jersey photographer John Cooper’s Organic Portraits series. “From the beginning,” Cooper explains, “the intent of the Organic Portraits project was to create a...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Registration for the Summer Nature Program at Schiff Nature Preserve in Mendham opens Monday, March 14th. Now in its 13th year, the program offers seven different one-week sessions in July and...

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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To help ensure safety around water, The Community YMCA invites local residents to participate in Learn-to-Swim Week. Offered to first-time participants who have little or no swimming ability, the...

Cost: 15.00

Where:
Family Health & Wellness Center
166 Maple Ave
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Telephone: 732-741-2504 ext. 2
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Tod Squad is an amazing program that offers toddlers the chance to climb, explore, bounce and make things. Our toddler experience includes; soft play equipment, Playmaze, Bounce house and jr....

Cost: $10

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

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Each story hour includes a unique alpaca-themed story, visiting and feeding the alpacas, and a simple, age-appropriate craft or activity. 4/7 - 6/23, EXCLUDING 5/26

Cost: $8 per child

Where:
Bluebird Farm Alpacas
44 Willow Avenue
Peapack (Far Hills on some GPS systems), NJ  07977
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Telephone: 908-234-9772
Contact Name: Stacie
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

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

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

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

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

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

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

Cost: $5

Where:
Rockaway Mall
Dover, NJ  07801

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

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

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

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

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Drawing from the Morris Museum’s worldwide collection of 2,000 sand samples, this exhibition delves into the structure and color of sand, as well as the science of beaches and the effect that...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

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

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine St
Carver, MA  02330
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Telephone: (508) 866-8190
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The artists in Green from the Get Go take inspiration from nature and the history of basketry. The exhibition will feature more than 40 works by artists from Canada, Europe, Japan, Scandinavia and...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Open Toddler Bounce is held on most Tuesday- Friday mornings from 10:00-12:00. The toddlers(and strollers) have full run of the facility for those 2 hours. No food or drink can be brought into the...

Cost: $12/bouncer

Where:
The Bounce Factory
150 Mount Bethel Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: The Bounce Factory
Telephone: 908-647-5867
Contact Name: Cheryl Taylor
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In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, leading Shakespeare director and scholar Barry Edelstein and others, delve into the Bard’s greatest plays to address...

Cost: Free

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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Every Thursday and Friday through June, Chocolate Works invites moms and their toddlers 3 and up to a super sweet Mommy and Me group in which they make chocolate together. Yum!

Cost: $30/mom-child pair

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

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LIVE Butterfly Feeding presented by NYC Butterfly! NYC Butterfly is back with their mobile experience at Rockaway Townsquare Mall. People of all ages can once again feed and experience the magic...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Rockaway Townsquare
301 Mount Hope Ave
Rockaway, NJ  07866
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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

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

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

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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Encounter an incredible diversity of marine life as you help pull a twenty-foot seine net through the shallows of Cape MayHarbor.  You will learn about the lives of the animals that inhabit...

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

Where:
1600 Delaware Ave.
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: New Jersey Audubon Society
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The Princeton Festival, New Jersey's premier performing arts festival, will run from June 4 to June 26 in venues throughout the Princeton area. This year's 11 events and 22 performances...

Cost: Various

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: The Princeton Festival
Telephone: 609 759 0379
Contact Name: Debbie Hermam
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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
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Independence Day was a festive time in the 1890s. Patriotism was celebrated with music, games and good picnic food. Join the staff at Longstreet Farm as they celebrate the holiday with games and...

Where:
Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Telephone: 732-946-3758
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For dino-loving kids, this is a dream come true. Children ages 5–12 get to excavate fossils right from a matrix rock and build a dinosaur model. They can also see and touch a pre-historic...

Cost: $90–225/person

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: 201-568-6093
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Children ages 5-12 excavate fossils directly from a matrix rock, create a shark tooth necklace, build a dinosaur model, crack open crystal filled geodes and find amber and Herkimer diamonds....

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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Outdoor concerts held at the Memorial Park Gazebo.

Cost: Free

Where:
Memorial Park Gazebo
Little Falls, NJ  07424


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Fast-paced, funny, and packed with audience participation, Aesop Bops! features a potpourri of Aesop’s classic stories including The Lion and the Mouse, The Fisherman and His Wife, and The...

Cost: 18

Where:
SOUTH ORANGE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
1 Sopac Way
South Orange, NJ, NJ  07079
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The Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering programs to introduce people to the enjoyment of trail...

Cost: $35 $45 $330

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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This adorable mouse is coming to create bows with you! Wear your favorite polka-dot fit and join her in a wonderful playdate

Cost: $16 - include Open Play

Where:
My Kinder Club
880 River Road
2nd floor
Edgewater, NJ  07020
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Sponsor: My Kinder Club
Telephone: 201-366-4501
Contact Name: My Kinder Club
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Welcome to the Duke Farms Farm to Table Market. Each Thursday between 3 and 8 pm, join us to support local farmers while enjoying music, food tastings, classes, and our 18 miles of trails. (free...

Cost: FREE

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

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Presented by FSO Facilitator Join us to discuss the joys and challenges of raising a child with special needs. Meet other families in the community experiencing challenges with children and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Celebrate the Children (School)
230 Diamond Spring Road
Denville, NJ  07834
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: (973) 940-3194
Contact Name: Cheire Lozaw
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The Arts Council of Princeton, in partnership with the Princeton Shopping Center and Edens, presents Swing Sabroso on Thursday, June 23rd at 6 pm in the Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard. 301...

Cost: free

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard
301 North Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609.924.8777
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Youth Partnership is a peer-support and advocacy group for teens and young adults ages 13 through 21. Our mission is to break the silence and stigma surrounding mental health by offering a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Celebrate the Children (School)
230 Diamond Spring Road
Denville, NJ  07834
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: (973) 940-3194
Contact Name: Cheire Lozaw
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Youth Partnership is a peer-support and advocacy group for teens and young adults ages 13 through 21. Our mission is to break the silence and stigma surrounding mental health by offering a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Celebrate the Children School
230 Diamond Spring Road
Denville, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Cheire Lozaw
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Proceeds from this event will benefit the homeless and economically-challenged women and children of York Street Project. Tickets are for guests 21&Over. Tickets are $75 at-the-door and include...

Cost: $75

Where:
York Street Project
89 York Street
Jersey City, NJ  07302
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Telephone: 201-451-8225
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Exhibition Features Artists Sculpting with Light THE PARTICLE AND THE WAVE SATURDAY, JUNE 18 – FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016 OPENING RECEPTION: SATURDAY, JUNE 18 – 7 TO 10PM Index Art Center is...

Cost: free

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

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The NJSO goes from the concert hall to the movie theater to Overpeck County Park! Listen to musical selections from Ghostbusters, Star Wars, The Godfather: Part III, The Wizard of Oz, Beauty and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Overpeck County Park
199 Challenger Rd
Ridgefield Park, NJ  07660
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Sponsor: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: 1.800.255.3476
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Our Motessori Preschool and Kindergarten program just relocated to 1961 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains at the end of March! 5% relocation promotion is offered for a limited spots that are available!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Date: 6/23/16    Band: Swing Sabroso (Latin/Salsa) Date: 6/30/16   Band: The Blawenberg Band (American Brass Band) Date: 7/7/16       Band:...

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard
301 N Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Come join us for our Annual Beach Blast at Horseshoe Lake Beach sponsored by Investors Bank. Doors open at 6:00 pm with music playing by Sweeter than Honey. Enjoy food for purchase by Sandwiches...

Where:
72 Eyland Ave.
Succasunna, NJ  07876


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

Cost: Free

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Amphitheater at Sinatra Park
Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Telephone: 201-420-2207
Contact Name: Geri Fallo
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Rain or shine. In case of inclement weather concert will be held in the  Long Branch Middle School  (350 Indiana Ave. & N. Bath Ave.)  

Cost: Free

Where:
Pier Village
Long Branch, NJ  07740


Telephone: 732-923-2044
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June 3: Inside Out at Presby Iris Gardens July 8: Purple Rain at Van Vleck House July 29: The Wiz at Montclair Public Library August 19: Jaws at Church Street

Cost: free

Where:
various locations
Montclair, NJ


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

Cost: Free

Where:
Hutzel Memorial Bandshell
Lincoln Park
Rutherford, NJ
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Thursday, June 23 Frida (2002) Director: Julie Taymor Thursday, July 7 True Grit (2010) Directors: Joel and Ethan Coen Thursday August 4 Brave (2012) Director: Mark...

Cost: free

Where:
Princeton University Art Museum
Brown/Dod Quad
Princeton, NJ  08544
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Telephone: 609-258-3788
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Concerts take place every Tuesday and Thursday night (except July 5th) at the Band Shell at Veteran's Field. Bring a chair or blanket, and be sure to not cross the baseball field if games are...

Cost: Free

Where:
Veteran's Field
Ridgewood, NJ  07450


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 The Little Mermaid The Little Mermaid June 15th - June 25th No performance Sunday Showtime: 8:30 pm* *Mon, 6/20 & Tue, 6/21, performances begin at the family-friendly time of...

Cost: Children 12 underFREE, $7 for adults; $5 for seniors (60+)

Where:
Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater, Roosevelt Park
1 Pine Drive
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ  08837
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Sponsor: Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Telephone: 732-548-2884
Contact Name: Production Office
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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Calling all nature-loving readers! StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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Sublime summer evenings are the perfect backdrop for upbeat and entertaining music. Our Freehold Rocks! concert Series features widely known groups and local talent that attract audiences from the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Freehold, NJ  07728


Sponsor: 33 East Car Wash
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 iPlay America will add another 8,000 square feet in the theme park to accommodate the all-new Freedom Rider spinning coaster and the largest indoor high-ropes course in New Jersey. The...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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Yo ho ho, the mighty Lehigh River is being invaded by our very own crew of Pocono Pirates!   Arrgh, Captain Jack and his crew are armed with water cannons and planning a...

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Can you handle three outdoor adventures – Rafting, Biking and Hiking – in one incredible Big Day Out? You will start your day with a hearty breakfast then head off on a biking...

Cost: $109.99/person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


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

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


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

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Whitewater raft the action packed Lehigh River Gorge and experience the best whitewater in the tri-state area!   Surrounded by state park protected woodlands and mountains, you will enjoy...

Cost: $66.99/person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Journey under the stars for a unique rafting adventure on the Lehigh River in Jim Thorpe. Take off at sundown to explore the nightlife under a midsummer moon as glow sticks dance around you like...

Cost: $99.99/person (ages 13 & up)

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Enjoy a well-deserved break from the rigors of 24/7 parenthood with our Kid's Night Out program. While you recharge with some precious "me" time, we'll keep your kids active and...

Cost: $20/ members, $25/ nonmembers

Where:
New York Sports Club for Kids
39 W. Northfield Rd.
Livingston, NJ  07039
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Telephone: 973-716-0999
Contact Name: Ashley
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Kids Climbing Club (7-14 years old) is a great way to introduce children to new experiences and have a ton of fun with the help of our experienced, friendly staff. Rock climbing is a total mind and...

Cost: $15.00 per child

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard
301 N Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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To help ensure safety around water, The Community YMCA invites local residents to participate in Learn-to-Swim Week. Offered to first-time participants who have little or no swimming ability, the...

Cost: 15.00

Where:
Family Health & Wellness Center
166 Maple Ave
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Telephone: 732-741-2504 ext. 2
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June 17 Two Bands:     Totally Wired and Velvet Rose Rock/Top 40   **(Teen Night) Sponsored by the Mun. Alliance**  ...

Cost: Free

Where:
DiLorenzo Park
Netcong, NJ  07857


Sponsor: Recreation Commission
Telephone: 973-347-7307
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Summer Enchanted Evenings Concert Series: Proudly presented the City of Hoboken, these FREE Outdoor Performances will be held Thursday evenings at 7 pm at the Amphitheater at Sinatra...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: free

Where:
various locations
Montclair, NJ


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Teens are invited to enjoy a responsible and safe way to have a night out with their friends. The night will be filled with unlimited games, rides, lights, rotating DJs, and giveaways.

Cost: $17.95-24.95

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schank Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Telephone: 732-577-8200
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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 The Little Mermaid The Little Mermaid June 15th - June 25th No performance Sunday Showtime: 8:30 pm* *Mon, 6/20 & Tue, 6/21, performances begin at the family-friendly time of...

Cost: Children 12 underFREE, $7 for adults; $5 for seniors (60+)

Where:
Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater, Roosevelt Park
1 Pine Drive
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ  08837
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Sponsor: Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Telephone: 732-548-2884
Contact Name: Production Office
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Friday, June 10th - Aladdin (Rated G) Friday,  June 24th - Ant-Man (Rated PG-13) Friday, July 8th - Jurassic World (Rated PG-13) Friday, July 22nd - Inside Out (Rated PG) Friday,...

Cost: free

Where:
Howell City Park
925 W Grand River Ave
Howell, NJ
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Telephone: (517) 546-0693
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Friday Family Movie Night is back for summer 2016! Bring the family and a blanket (or chairs) and join us each week on Alan Augustine Village Green. All movies begin at dusk June 17 - Hotel...

Cost: Free

Where:
Alan Augustine Village Green
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076


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

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

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

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

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

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215.448.1200
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

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

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

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

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
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Every Thursday and Friday through June, Chocolate Works invites moms and their toddlers 3 and up to a super sweet Mommy and Me group in which they make chocolate together. Yum!

Cost: $30/mom-child pair

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

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

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

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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Open Toddler Bounce is held on most Tuesday- Friday mornings from 10:00-12:00. The toddlers(and strollers) have full run of the facility for those 2 hours. No food or drink can be brought into the...

Cost: $12/bouncer

Where:
The Bounce Factory
150 Mount Bethel Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: The Bounce Factory
Telephone: 908-647-5867
Contact Name: Cheryl Taylor
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Meet live animals, hear exciting stories, go berry picking on the trails or discover frog songs by the lake.  Each day explores a different topic, and includes a simple craft to take home to...

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

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

Where:
Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Telephone: 732-946-3758
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The Princeton Festival, New Jersey's premier performing arts festival, will run from June 4 to June 26 in venues throughout the Princeton area. This year's 11 events and 22 performances...

Cost: Various

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: The Princeton Festival
Telephone: 609 759 0379
Contact Name: Debbie Hermam
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The Sea Isle City Food Truck Invitational is a premier food truck event just prior to the summer season. It is a three-day festival in one of Cape May County's popular shore destinations. It...

Where:
63rd St at Landis Avenue
Sea Isle City, NJ  08243
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Telephone: (609) 318-4504
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Food trucks, live music, and a sweet little town.... We're at it again!  Thanks to Hopewell Boro's Recreation Committee and the encouragement of 3,5oo attendees from our first 2...

Where:
Hopewell Train Station
2 Railroad Pl
Hopewell, NJ  08525
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Journey under the stars for a unique rafting adventure on the Lehigh River in Jim Thorpe. Take off at sundown to explore the nightlife under a midsummer moon as glow sticks dance around you like...

Cost: $99.99/person (ages 13 & up)

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


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

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


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

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


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

Cost: Free admission

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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Starts Friday June 24th, check website for entire summer schedule/concert listings  

Cost: Free

Where:
Echo Lake Park
Mountainside, NJ  07092


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Whitewater raft the action packed Lehigh River Gorge and experience the best whitewater in the tri-state area!   Surrounded by state park protected woodlands and mountains, you will enjoy...

Cost: $66.99/person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Can you handle three outdoor adventures – Rafting, Biking and Hiking – in one incredible Big Day Out? You will start your day with a hearty breakfast then head off on a biking...

Cost: $109.99/person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


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

Cost: Free

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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Friday, May 20 Minions              Harrison...

Cost: Free

Where:
Varies
, NJ


Telephone: 856-384-6900
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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Yo ho ho, the mighty Lehigh River is being invaded by our very own crew of Pocono Pirates!   Arrgh, Captain Jack and his crew are armed with water cannons and planning a...

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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On Friday, June 24, tens of thousands of children and adults at aquatic facilities around the world will participate in The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™. As an official host location, the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Summit Family Aquatic Center
100 Ashwood Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Summit DCP
Telephone: 908-277-2932
Contact Name: Summit DCP
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Minnie is coming to create bows with you! Wear your favorite Polka-dot fit and join her in a great play date!

Cost: $16 - include Open Play

Where:
My Kinder Club
880 River Road
2nd floor
Edgewater, NJ  07020
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Sponsor: My Kinder Club
Telephone: 201-366-4501
Contact Name: My Kinder Club
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Come join Miss Katie, certified ChildLight Yoga instructor, for Open Play with a side of Storytime Yoga.

Cost: $8

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

Cost: $7-10

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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Butterfly tent where we have over 100 monarch butterflies where you will be able to feed them

Cost: $5

Where:
Rockaway Mall
Dover, NJ  07801

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LIVE Butterfly Feeding presented by NYC Butterfly! NYC Butterfly is back with their mobile experience at Rockaway Townsquare Mall. People of all ages can once again feed and experience the magic...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Rockaway Townsquare
301 Mount Hope Ave
Rockaway, NJ  07866
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The artists in Green from the Get Go take inspiration from nature and the history of basketry. The exhibition will feature more than 40 works by artists from Canada, Europe, Japan, Scandinavia and...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Registration for the Summer Nature Program at Schiff Nature Preserve in Mendham opens Monday, March 14th. Now in its 13th year, the program offers seven different one-week sessions in July and...

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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Roger Duvoisin’s remarkable children’s book illustrations have charmed and captivated generations of young readers, guiding them through some of life’s important lessons. The story of...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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The Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering programs to introduce people to the enjoyment of trail...

Cost: $35 $45 $330

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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This adorable mouse is coming to create bows with you! Wear your favorite polka-dot fit and join her in a wonderful playdate

Cost: $16 - include Open Play

Where:
My Kinder Club
880 River Road
2nd floor
Edgewater, NJ  07020
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Sponsor: My Kinder Club
Telephone: 201-366-4501
Contact Name: My Kinder Club
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Explore the Arts in a nurturing environment that combines art history and mystery, creative techniques, and secrets about some of our most famous artists. Children are encouraged to explore,...

Cost: First Class FREE

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

Cost: $30.00 per session

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

Cost: 0.00

Where:
Terhune Vineyard & Winery
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Cruise on down to see some spectacular vehicles from days gone by or show off one of your own.

Cost: free

Where:
Historic Smithville and the Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Sponsor: Village Greene
Telephone: 609-748-8999
Contact Name: Tracy Walsh
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Visit SCLSNJ's table on from 5-8 p.m. on Division St. in Somerville during Cruise Night to play video games, listen to story times, sign up for the summer reading club and have a chance to win...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Somerville
Division Street
Somerville, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-507-1849
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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Exhibit Dates: June 24 – September 3, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, June 24th from 6-8 p.m. This show is eagerly anticipated and is a great exhibition opportunity for artists at all levels of...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Youth Partnership is a peer-support and advocacy group for teens and young adults ages 13 through 21. Our mission is to break the silence and stigma surrounding mental health by offering a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Family Partners Community Center
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: (973) 940-3194
Contact Name: Cheire Lozaw
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Every Friday during the summer is Parent's Night Out at My kinder club! So you can plan, and also have fun while the little ones have a blast! Pizza, Open Play, arts and craft, movie! They'll beg...

Cost: 50 per kid(sibling discount)

Where:
My Kinder Club
880 River Road
2nd floor
Edgewater, NJ  07020
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Sponsor: My Kinder Club
Telephone: 201.366.4501
Contact Name: My Kinder Club
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Presented by FSO Facilitator Join us to discuss the joys and challenges of raising a child with special needs. Meet other families in the community experiencing challenges with children and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Family Partners Community Center
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: (973) 940-3194
Contact Name: Christie Farber
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Join us on the beach at Jenkinson's for Movies on the Beach. All movies start at dark. June 24th: Pan (PG) July 1st: Minions (PG) July 8th: Pitch Perfect 2 (PG-13) July 15th: Zootopia (PG) July...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant, NJ  08742
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Telephone: 732-892-0600
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Exhibition Features Artists Sculpting with Light THE PARTICLE AND THE WAVE SATURDAY, JUNE 18 – FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016 OPENING RECEPTION: SATURDAY, JUNE 18 – 7 TO 10PM Index Art Center is...

Cost: free

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

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Happy birthday, KIDZ BOP! The #1 kids’ music brand is taking its 15th birthday celebration on the road with the ALL-NEW “Life Of The Party” tour, and you’re invited! The brand new live show...

Cost: 25-50

Where:
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South St.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: KIDZ BOP
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Meet a new suite of insects – those that appear for a nocturnal summer show! With the farm fields as our stage, we’ll be inspecting all of the Farm’s bright lights for these radical bugs....

Cost: Free

Where:
Howell Living History Farm
70 Woodens Lane
Lambertville, NJ
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Sponsor: Mercer County Park Commission
Telephone: 609-888-3218
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his summer, get the outdoor movie experience, join us and watch "The Greatest Game Ever Played". Pizza, ice cream & popcorn specials available. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Contact...

Cost: $6 Children; $10 Family

Where:
Anchor Golf Center
21 Route 10
Whippany, NJ  07981
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Telephone: 973-887-0898
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The NJSO goes from the concert hall to the movie theater to Echo Lake Park! Listen to musical selections from Ghostbusters, Star Wars, The Godfather: Part III, The Wizard of Oz, Beauty and the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Echo Lake Park
Park Drive
Mountainside, NJ  07092
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Sponsor: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Telephone: 1.800.255.4576
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Sponsored by the Folk Project. Concerts nearly every Friday night, with the second Friday usually an open stage. Each performance includes a main act and an opening act. Wheelchair accessible....

Cost: Adults $9; 12 and under free

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

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Join us at our next Open House & Job Fair for a tour of our beautiful summer day camp in Wall Township and to meet our friendly staff. We're looking forward to giving kids the Best Summer Ever in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Camp Zehnder
3911 Herbertsville Road
Wall, NJ  08724
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Sponsor: The Community YMCA
Telephone: 732.836.9177
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The 7th Annual Margate Beachstock is a 13-hour, non-stop celebration of summer, scheduled for Saturday, June 25th featuring exciting activities, great food, shopping, and live music.  The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Huntington Avenue Beach
8100 Atlantic Ave.
Margate City, NJ  08402
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Discover some family fun with the help of puzzles, games, and the park's mobile app. Try a ranger hat on for size, and share your knowledge of America's National Parks. Available daily...

Cost: Free

Where:
Independence National Historical Park
143 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: (215) 965-2305
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Come lend a hand clearing trails or helping with minor repairs around the preserve. Schiff’s volunteer work days are great for teens, adults, church groups, service groups, scout troops, or...

Cost: Free

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tom Doty
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Saturday Dog Walks on the trails at Lord Stirling Park at Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable continue weekly on the spring and summer schedule. The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable...

Cost: $3

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

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

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Give your child an edge with our research-proven preschool plus summer camp (ages 6 wks-6 yrs) at our Hoboken, NJ location What to expect: • Explore our school • Experience our summer camp...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Apple Montessori Schools - Hoboken, NJ
1055 Maxwell Lane
Hoboken, NJ  070130
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Telephone: 201-963-4949
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The Somerset County Park Commission Horticulture Department has scheduled “Container Gardening with Edible Plants,” a workshop for children age 7 to 10 accompanied by a adult. The workshop is...

Cost: $15 per child

Where:
Colonial Park Gardens
156 Mettles Road
Somerset, NJ  08873
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 732-873-2459 ext 21
Contact Name: Surina Rashid
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Islandkids is the largest youth triathlon in the Mid Atlantic Region. An extremely safe course where the focus is on fun, finishing, and racing for charity. Participants receive an athlete’s...

Cost: $30, late registration $35

Where:
Community Hall
3001 Avalon Ave
Avalon, NJ  08202
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Sponsor: Tim Kerr Charities
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Experience a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their unforgettable characters with The...

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215.448.1200
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Since 1983. Come Celebrate the Blueberry! Enjoy Pinelands folk music, great festival food, walking/wagon tours, country crafts, local artists, lectures, exhibits, lots of activities for children,...

Where:
Historic Whitesbog Village
120-13 Whitesbog Road
Browns Mills, NJ  08015
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Sponsor: Whitesbog Preservation Trust
Telephone: (609) 893-4646
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From the ancient Egyptians to early rocket science and the future of space travel, the history and science of communication is brought to life through scenic displays in this hands-on, interactive...

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

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Telephone: (732) 747-2266
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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June Weekend Crafting is here! Fan away the summer heat! Build a fan to keep you cool! Join us every weekend for a special craft!

Cost: Free with general admission

Where:
Imagine That
4 Vreeland Rd.
Florham Park, NJ  07081
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Sponsor: Imagine That
Telephone: 973-966-8000
Contact Name: Karisa
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Minnie is coming to create bows with you! Wear your favorite Polka-dot fit and join her in a great play date!

Cost: $16 - include Open Play

Where:
My Kinder Club
880 River Road
2nd floor
Edgewater, NJ  07020
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Sponsor: My Kinder Club
Telephone: 201-366-4501
Contact Name: My Kinder Club
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Give your child an edge with our research-proven preschool plus summer camp (ages 6 wks-6 yrs) What to expect: • Explore our school • Experience our summer camp program (water play, Sand Cake...

Cost: $0

Where:
Apple Montessori Schools
1055 Maxwell Lane
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: Apple Montessori Schools & Urban Jungle
Telephone: 201-963-4949
Contact Name: Hoboken Apple Montessori
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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
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JUNE 25 & 26 (10:30am - 4pm) POTATO AND BROCCOLI FESTIVAL Potatoes became the first food to grow in space when potato plants were taken aboard the space shuttle Columbia in 1995. The world’s...

Cost: Free admission, additional cost for activities

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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LIVE Butterfly Feeding presented by NYC Butterfly! NYC Butterfly is back with their mobile experience at Rockaway Townsquare Mall. People of all ages can once again feed and experience the magic...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Rockaway Townsquare
301 Mount Hope Ave
Rockaway, NJ  07866
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The artists in Green from the Get Go take inspiration from nature and the history of basketry. The exhibition will feature more than 40 works by artists from Canada, Europe, Japan, Scandinavia and...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Explore various types of early 20th century automatic entertainment: Coin-ops! Fortune-tellers and strength testers were popular coin-operated machines found in penny arcades, and Prohibtion-era...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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This exhibtion features New Jersey photographer John Cooper’s Organic Portraits series. “From the beginning,” Cooper explains, “the intent of the Organic Portraits project was to create a...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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Pitch a tent and campout for wildlife! The Great American Camp-Out celebrates camping as a terrific way to connect people with nature and wildlife. Experienced SBMWA Teacher-Naturalists...

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

Where:
Stony Brook Millstone Watershed
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed
Telephone: 609-737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
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Drawing from the Morris Museum’s worldwide collection of 2,000 sand samples, this exhibition delves into the structure and color of sand, as well as the science of beaches and the effect that...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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Register now for our Seaside Heights Beach Baseball Tournament on Saturday, June 24th and Sunday, June 25th! This double elimination tournament will be played in three custom designed beach...

Cost: $25-$35

Where:
Seaside Heights
Carteret Avenue and the Beach
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751
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Sponsor: Beach Games USA
Telephone: 646-342-7789
Contact Name: Meredith
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Enter a world of imagination and wonder where both the young—and the young at heart—can discover the magic of Thomas & Friends. Thomas Land theme park covers 11.5 acres within...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Step into the shoes of an inspector in-training and follow clues to uncover maritime treasures of the Brooklyn Navy Yard! Search for tugboats, NYPD fireboats, and barges, see where they get...

Cost: Free

Where:
Brooklyn Navy Yard Building 92
63 Flushing Ave
Brooklyn, NY  11205
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Telephone: 718-907-5985
Contact Name: Dwayne Taylor
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Ukrainian Cultural Festival in Perth Amboy, NJ at the Assumption Catholic Church, 684 Alta Vista Place, Perth Amboy, NJ on Saturday, June 25, 2016 from 12 noon until 9 p.m. The festival will...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Ukrainian Catholic Church of the Assumption
684 Alta Vista Place
Perth Amboy, NJ  08863
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Sponsor: Ukrainian Catholic Church
Telephone: 732-826-0767
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Help us kick off summer in Cape May with some blues, brews and BBQ! This all-day outdoor family festival will feature local breweries, live music on the outdoor stage, and food vendors serving up...

Cost: free

Where:
Emlen Physick Estate
1048 Washington St.
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: MID-ATLANTIC CENTER FOR THE ARTS & HUMANITIES
Telephone: 609-884-5404
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Registration for the Summer Nature Program at Schiff Nature Preserve in Mendham opens Monday, March 14th. Now in its 13th year, the program offers seven different one-week sessions in July and...

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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Roger Duvoisin’s remarkable children’s book illustrations have charmed and captivated generations of young readers, guiding them through some of life’s important lessons. The story of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, September 11, 2016 at 11 p.m. SPECIFICATIONS The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Wall pieces must be wired for hanging...

Cost: $35 for up to 3 entries

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Want to make art in the great outdoors? Visit our Free Art Outpost on Governors Island throughout the summer for free hands-on art making led by CMA’s Teaching Artists. Free Art Island...

Cost: Free!

Where:
Nolan Park, Governors Island
Outside Buildings 11 & 14
New York, NY  10004
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Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts/Free Arts Island Outpost
Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna Dubose
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Experience Jersey’s Freshest at the 24th Annual Baymen’s Seafood & Music Festival at Tuckerton Seaport! On June 25th & 26th from 11am to 5pm the Tuckerton Seaport will host...

Cost: $8 Adults, $6 Seniors, $5 Kids 5-12, Kids under 5 are free

Where:
The Tuckerton Seaport
120 W Main St
Tuckerton, NJ  08087
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Sponsor: Tuckerton Seaport
Telephone: 609-296-8868
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Presented by Franklin Sussex Auto Mall, the Rock, Ribs & Ridges festival fires up the summer outdoor concert and grilling season with a full weekend of great music and mouthwatering barbecue....

Where:
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Rd
Augusta, NJ  07822
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Sponsor: Promo 1
Telephone: (973) 882-8240
Contact Name: Howard Freeman
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The Sea Isle City Food Truck Invitational is a premier food truck event just prior to the summer season. It is a three-day festival in one of Cape May County's popular shore destinations. It...

Where:
63rd St at Landis Avenue
Sea Isle City, NJ  08243
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Telephone: (609) 318-4504
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Led by Kristin Mylecraine, Yoga Teacher and NJ Audubon Senior Research Scientist. Yoga is a great way to relax, connect with yourself, and increase flexibility and strength. Explore the...

Cost: $12 members, $15 non-members

Where:
Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary
11 Hardscrabble Road
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
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Butterfly tent where we have over 100 monarch butterflies where you will be able to feed them

Cost: $5

Where:
Rockaway Mall
Dover, NJ  07801

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The Princeton Festival, New Jersey's premier performing arts festival, will run from June 4 to June 26 in venues throughout the Princeton area. This year's 11 events and 22 performances...

Cost: Various

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: The Princeton Festival
Telephone: 609 759 0379
Contact Name: Debbie Hermam
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This is a unique opportunity to meet your local artists in their studios and their galleries. Get inspired along with them. Artists will be demonstrating their process with works on display and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
LBI ARTIST'S GALLERIES & STUDIOS
1819 N. Long Beach Blvd.
Surf City, NJ  08008
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Sponsor: LBI ARTS COUNCIL
Telephone: 609-970-3214
Contact Name: Linda Ramsey
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Independence Day was a festive time in the 1890s. Patriotism was celebrated with music, games and good picnic food. Join the staff at Longstreet Farm as they celebrate the holiday with games and...

Where:
Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Rd.
Holmdel, NJ
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Telephone: 732-946-3758
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Enjoy the beauty of tropical plants inside the Plaza de Aibonito, Puerto Rico. This colorful cultural celebration includes Hispanic arts and crafts, games, Puerto Rican activities, and delicious...

Cost: Cost of admission

Where:
Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856-365-9741
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Hansel & Gretel Music and Lyrics by Louis Palena September 10 & 11, 2016 September 17 & 18, 2016 Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm Based on the original tale, take a trip...

Cost: $5

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ  08560
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Telephone: 609-737-0609
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Blast off into space with everyone's favorite duo! A mysterious "M" sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover teh secrets of the sun, moon, planets, and more! Suitable...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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2016 is YOUR YEAR TO HAVE IT ALL! Do something your are passionate about! Do something that rewards YOU! If you are passionate about pets, you can't miss the opportunity to learn about this...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Sheraton Parsippany Hotel
199 Smith Rd
Parsippany, NJ  07054
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Sponsor: Yuppy Puppy City Kitty
Telephone: 1(800)460-2860
Contact Name: Lauren Holz
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A free event for kids ages 7-13 to help promote awareness and literacy about cancer education. Kids will be have fun watching a play and participating in a hands on activity all while learning.

Cost: Free!

Where:
Plainsboro Public Library
9 Van Doren St
Plainsboro, NJ  08536
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Sponsor: BOLD Mercer
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Jazz, Scallops, Seafood, Wine and Beer Fundraiser for Marine Science and Music Scholarship. Tickets are available at the door or at Viking Village Shops.

Where:
Viking Village
19th and the Bay
Barnegat Light, NJ  08006
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Sponsor: Viking Village
Telephone: 609-361-8039
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Farm Tours open to the public every other Saturday! 5/23, 6/13, 6/27, 7/11, 7/25, 8/8, 8/22 2:30-4:00 pm We open our doors to groups of all ages and sizes because we understand the importance that...

Cost: Call

Where:
Fulper Family Farmstead
281 Rocktown Lambertville Road
Lambertville, NJ  08530
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Telephone: (609) 651-5991
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Kids will love the Market Fair Children’s Area complete with mechanical rides, inflatables, water rides, games, crafts, laser tag park, balloon animals and much more! Enjoy tethered hot air...

Cost: free

Where:
Mercer County Park Festival Grounds
West Windsor Township, NJ


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

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard
301 N Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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NJ mom of 5 THERESA LOSA shows her Summer Lovin' collection! Bright beach framed canvas art to browse and buy! Snacks galore!...

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Street Gallery
131 Main St.
Manasquan, NJ
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Telephone: 917.294.4151
Contact Name: Chrissy Coppa
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Your kid can get up close and personal with all kinds of trucks at a touch-a-truck event that lets them climb aboard trucks and play with all the bells and whistles (yes, the sirens too!). Register...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Turkey Swamp Park Council Ring
200 Georgia Rd.
Freehold, NJ
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Telephone: 732-462-7286
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Summer Enchanted Evenings Concert Series: Proudly presented the City of Hoboken, these FREE Outdoor Performances will be held Thursday evenings at 7 pm at the Amphitheater at Sinatra...

Cost: Free

Where:
Amphitheater at Sinatra Park
Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Telephone: 201-420-2207
Contact Name: Geri Fallo
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FAMILY NATURE PROGRAMS Educational and fun, each of the Family Nature Programs is designed for beginning Naturalists ages 6 through adults. Join us to explore different aspects of nature in New...

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

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Tap into one of the most effective meditation practices – Heartfulness Meditation. Over a million people have discovered Heartfulness, a simple meditation practice that enables you to consciously...

Cost: $50

Where:
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center St.
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Heartfulness Institute
Telephone: +1-844-879-4327
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Exhibit Dates: June 24 – September 3, 2016 Opening Reception: Friday, June 24th from 6-8 p.m. This show is eagerly anticipated and is a great exhibition opportunity for artists at all levels of...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: free

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

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

Cost: Adults $10; students $5

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

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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June 3: Inside Out at Presby Iris Gardens July 8: Purple Rain at Van Vleck House July 29: The Wiz at Montclair Public Library August 19: Jaws at Church Street

Cost: free

Where:
various locations
Montclair, NJ


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 The Little Mermaid The Little Mermaid June 15th - June 25th No performance Sunday Showtime: 8:30 pm* *Mon, 6/20 & Tue, 6/21, performances begin at the family-friendly time of...

Cost: Children 12 underFREE, $7 for adults; $5 for seniors (60+)

Where:
Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater, Roosevelt Park
1 Pine Drive
Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ  08837
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Sponsor: Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Telephone: 732-548-2884
Contact Name: Production Office
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Can you handle three outdoor adventures – Rafting, Biking and Hiking – in one incredible Big Day Out? You will start your day with a hearty breakfast then head off on a biking...

Cost: $109.99/person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Hands-on History Jun 11 , 2016 - Jun 12 , 2016 Try your hand at crafts and trades from the 1800s! Blacksmithing, basket weaving, woodworking and more. Step inside the Village's 26...

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9
Cape May, NJ
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Telephone: (609) 898-2300, ext. 18
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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Journey under the stars for a unique rafting adventure on the Lehigh River in Jim Thorpe. Take off at sundown to explore the nightlife under a midsummer moon as glow sticks dance around you like...

Cost: $99.99/person (ages 13 & up)

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


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

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ
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Telephone: 908-879-7189
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Calling all nature-loving readers! StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Ave
Tenafly, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 568-6093
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Disney's The Aristocats Kids Music and Lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman and Al Rinker and Floyd Huddleston Music adapted and arranged and additional music by Bryan Louiselle...

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

Where:
The Open Air Theatre at Washington Crossing State Park
355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road
Titusville, NJ
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Telephone: 267-885-9857
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This beach town gears up for its annual Lobsterfest featuring—what else?—lobster, prepared in tons of different ways by local restaurants. While the adults check out the beer and wine...

Cost: Free

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

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

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Whitewater raft the action packed Lehigh River Gorge and experience the best whitewater in the tri-state area!   Surrounded by state park protected woodlands and mountains, you will enjoy...

Cost: $66.99/person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


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

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Come on, get happy! The Partridge Family's David Cassidy performs hits from the '70s TV show ("I Think I Love You," "I Woke Up in Love This Morning"), along with...

Cost: $59.50-$69.50

Where:
New Jersey Performing Arts Center
1 Center Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 1-888-GO-NJPAC
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 iPlay America will add another 8,000 square feet in the theme park to accommodate the all-new Freedom Rider spinning coaster and the largest indoor high-ropes course in New Jersey. The...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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