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Perfect Bento Lunchboxes for School Days

Skip the brown bags. Send the kids back to school with a waste-free bento box.

What You Need to Know About Meal Delivery Services

Looking to up your dinner game? These meal kits sent right to your door, make it easy to introduce your crew to new food.

12 Colorful Summer Cocktails

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

Why It's Time to Stop Eating Raw Cookie Dough

The kids will be upset, but the FDA has a good reason why you shouldn’t snack on your favorite guilty pleasure.

10 Amazing Sweet (Not-Too-Sour) Treats to Make With Lemons

If the kids love citrus flavors try out one of these delicious lemon recipes.

12 Must-Have Desserts for July 4th

Serve some sure-to-please patriotic goodies this Independence Day.

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.
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July 2016

Meet the Ranney School admissions team and learn more about our Age 3-Grade 12 independent school. Schedule your summer tour at www.ranneyschool.org/visitus or call 732.542.4777, ext. 1109.

Cost: free

Where:
Ranney School
235 Hope Road
Tinton Falls, NJ  07724
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Telephone: 732-542-4777

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Experience Peace and Harmony! Learn: • Benefits of Meditation • What is Mediation • How to prepare for Meditation • Create a special space for Meditation • Meditation with a focus...

Cost: $60.00 per 3 week session

Where:
The School of Royal Yoga
57 Main Street
Chester, NJ  07930
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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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Sunday July 24, 2016 (Rain Date: July 31, 2016) 9am to 5pm @ The Wayne PAL, 1 PAL Drive, Wayne, NJ 07470 Admissions: $5 for Adults $3 for Children Under 12 17 Food Trucks 55 Street Vendors...

Cost: $5

Where:
Wayne PAL
1 PAL Drive
Wayne, NJ  07470
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Sponsor: Wayne PAL
Telephone: 973-696-2896
Contact Name: Dan Halewicz
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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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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Join us for a fun morning of free sample classes in Ballet, Modern, Tap & Hip Hop (Jazz sample classes will be offered on 9/15). Reserve your space by visiting www.princetondance.com or email us...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Princeton Dance & Theater Studio
116 Rockingham Row
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Princeton Dance & Theater
Telephone: 609-514-1600
Contact Name: Lila Marchese
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Come meet Dryptosaurus, the eastern cousin of T-rex! Dryptosaurus was the second nearly complete dinosaur ever found (after Hadrosaurus), and it was found in New Jersey! The animal was...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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Cost: $2950

Where:
Purnell School
51 Pottersville Road
Pottersville, NJ  07979
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Sponsor: Purnell School
Telephone: 908-439-4016
Contact Name: Monica Heinze
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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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JULY 23, 24, 30 & 31 (10:30am - 4pm) SHUCKS, CORN'S GREAT! NO U-PICK Farm fresh corn for sale Roasted corn Corn muffins Roasted corn eating contest Pony rides Wagon ride around the farm Free game...

Cost: Free admission, additional cost for activities

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Experience a unique, first-time look into the Pixar process, and explore the science and technology behind some of the most beloved animated films and their unforgettable characters with The...

Cost: $29.95/adult, $24.95/child

Where:
The Franklin Institute
222 N 20th Street
Philadelphia , PA  19103
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Telephone: 215.448.1200
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Join instructors from the Arts Council of Princeton and fellow water color artists for ‘art al fresco’ on the Watershed Reserve. Explore the changing effects of natural light as it...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Watershed Reserve
31 Titus Mill Road
, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Arts Council of Princeton
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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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Today, the facility offers families of the greater Tri-State community affordable, high-value entertainment year-round with 90% of its 68-thousand square feet under a one-of-a-kind retractable roof...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Sahara's Sam Oasis Indoor and Outdoor Waterpark
535 North Route 73
West Berlin, NJ  08091
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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

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

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

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

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

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Independence National Historical Park
143 S 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Park Service
Telephone: (215) 965-2305
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July Weekend Crafting is here! July 24th is Parents Day! Come in and make a special card to show Mom & Dad how much you love them! Join us every weekend in July for a special craft!

Cost: free with general admission

Where:
Imagine That!!! A NJ Children's Museum
4 Vreeland Rd.
Florham Park, NJ  07932
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Sponsor: Imagine That!!!
Telephone: 973-966-8000
Contact Name: Karisa
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  The 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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A one-of-a-kind festival celebrating political history, government, and the election season, PoliticalFest will consist of nonpartisan exhibits at seven participating locations, with the National...

Cost: Free-$15

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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“Every family needs a pinch of chaos!” Paddington Bear is on yet another adventure, this time at Edaville USA! Paddington Bear will be available for meet and greets near the train station. For...

Cost: $37.00 (Ages 4-59) $32.00 (Ages 2-3, 60+)

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA  02330
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Sponsor: Edaville USA
Telephone: 508-866-8190
Contact Name: Edaville USA
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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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Enjoy treats such as farm fresh corn, roasted corn, corn muffins, a corn eating contest, pony and wagon rides, and other free games and activities for kids. No U-Pick available.

Cost: Free

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Sponsor: Oasis Family Farm
Telephone: 609-259-7300
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and the countryside.

Cost: $10/adult, $7/child, free/under 3 yrs.

Where:
Morris museum
6 normandy heights road
morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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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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Drawing from the Morris Museum’s worldwide collection of 2,000 sand samples, this exhibition delves into the structure and color of sand, as well as the science of beaches and the effect that...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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Learn more about the Olympic Sport of Fencing! Meet Olympic fencer and Olympic Coach Jed Dupree. See real fencing in action and try a fencing class to see if you have what it takes to become an...

Cost: Free

Where:
Durkan Fencing Academy
60 Saddle River Ave
behind the PowerHouse Gym
South Hackensack , NJ  07606
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Sponsor: Durkan Fencing Academy
Telephone: 201-880-7029
Contact Name: Amy Durkan
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With just toothpicks and Elmer's Glue, artist Stan Munro constructs precise reproductions of architectural masterworks and world-renowned structures. Toothpick World features iconic American...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown , NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 972-971-3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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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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From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the boundaries of presidential power. This exhibit explores...

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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Diagnoses of ADD/ADHD in children are on the rise, with the average age of diagnosis being 7 years old. ADD/ADHD can effect your child's performance in school, relationships with peers and friends,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pure Health Services
280 State Rt 35
Suite 204
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Sponsor: Pure Health Services
Telephone: 732-747-0083
Contact Name: Mai Tran
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Flutter on over and visit our live butterfly tent. All are welcome to make-and-take a butterfly craft and participate in table activities. Sessions are offered Monday July 18 through...

Where:
Essex County Environmental Center
621-B Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland, NJ
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Sponsor: Essex County
Telephone: 973.239.2485
Contact Name: Terri Guess
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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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Heritage Sunday at Lincoln Center Out of Doors celebrates the diverse performance traditions found throughout New York City. This year's event, "Global Beat of the Bronx" celebrates dance from West...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hearst Plaza, Lincoln Center
in front of Lincoln Center Theater
W. 65th Street, bet. Broadway & Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY  10023
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Sponsor: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
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As summer warms and the days lengthen, butterflies mix and mingle throughout Howell Farm’s fields. Get up close and personal with many different species and find out how these colorful, delicate...

Cost: free, donations welcome

Where:
Howell Living History Farm
70 Woodens Lane
Lambertville, NJ
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Telephone: 609-888-3218
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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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The fifth annual Eat Drink Local Week, which celebrates the bounty of New Jersey farmers and the culinary skills of dozens of our state’s most talented chefs, will take place July 22 to 31 at...

Cost: n/a

Where:
All Locations
All Locations
All Locations, NJ  00000
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Sponsor: Edible Jersey
Telephone: 201-240-5858
Contact Name: Edible Jersey
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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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Concerts will be held at the Park Lake Gazebo on Mt. Hope Road at 3 p.m. on Sundays during July and August (rain location Rockaway Townsquare Mall).

Cost: Free

Where:
Park Lake Gazebo
Rockaway, NJ  07866


Telephone: 973-627-2000
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For live music, pony and hay rides, games, food prepared with the farm's fresh ingredients and sprinklers (grab your bathing suit!), head to Donaldson Farms. Donaldson Farms produce will be...

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

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Rd
Hackettstown, NJ
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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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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Free evening of concerts held at beautiful Taylor Park in downtown Millburn off Millburn Avenue and Main Street. June 26: British Invasion Tribute July 10: Bazooka Hoe and the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Taylor Park
100 Main Street
Millburn, NJ  07041
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Sponsor: Millrun Township Department of Recreation and Parks
Telephone: 973-564-7097
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This seven-week parenting workshop was developed by the pediatric psychotherapists at Children's Specialized Hospital to help parents learn how to manage their child’s behavior. The course will...

Cost: $99

Where:
Children's Specialized Hospital
94 Stevens Rd
Toms River, NJ  08755
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Telephone: 888-CHILDRENS ext. 3
Contact Name: Dolores Switaj, Ph.D.
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Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. July 12 - Minions, Warinanco Park July 19 - Hotel Transylvania 2, Warinanco Park July 26 - Good Dinosaur, Warinanco Park Aug 2 - Zootopia part of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warinaco Park, Elizabeth
Meisel Park, Springfield
, NJ
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Sponsor: Union County Department of Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 908-527-4900
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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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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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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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Concerts In the Park will run Sundays at 7pm to 7:30pm starting July 10th to August 14th. Hainesport Township One Hainesport Centre, Hainesport, NJ. 

Cost: Free

Where:
1 Hainesport Concerts in the Park
Hainesport , NJ  08036
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Sponsor: Hainesport Recreation
Telephone: (609) 267-2730 ext. 107
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The Somerset County Park Commission summer of Sunday evening live concert performances continues at the Duke Island Park band shell on Old York Road in Bridgewater. All concerts are free and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Duke Island Park
Old York Road
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200
Contact Name: Cindie Sullivan
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FOOTLOOSE, one of the most explosive movie musicals in recent memory bursts onto the live stage with exhilarating results. When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is...

Cost: $20

Where:
The Summit Playhouse
10 New England Ave
Summit, NJ  07901
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JOSEPH LEO BWARIE & HIS ORCHESTRA  Joseph Leo Bwarie is an actor, writer, director, and recording artist.  For the past several years, he starred as Frankie Valli in the Broadway...

Cost: Free

Where:
Duke Island Park
Bridgewater, NJ


Sponsor: Duke Island Park
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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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Wednesdays, 8:30 pm in Dunham Park July 6 - Hotel Transylvania 2 July 13 - Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 July 20 - The Incredibles  July 27...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dunham Park
Liberty Corner Rd.
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Bernard's Township Parks and Recreation Department
Telephone: 908-204-3003
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Jenkinson's Boardwalk, July 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 at 9:00 PM.

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ


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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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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 Growing Stage is continuing its summer theatre intensive for high school and college aged students through a production of A BOY CALLED CINDER, written by the company’s executive...

Cost: $20 for adults, $15 for children and seniors.

Where:
Growing Stage
7 Ledgewood Avenue
Netcong, NJ  07857
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Sponsor: The Children's Theatre of New Jersey
Telephone: (973) 347-4946
Contact Name: Danny Campos
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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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An antique tractor parade and farm fair queen pageant are just two of the events that make this 4-H event a standout. Plus, the kids get a taste of farm life by watching equestrian shows, pig races...

Cost: $10 donation/day/car; $25 donation for a Multi-day Parking Pass available

Where:
1990 Jacksonville Jobstown Rd.
Springfield, NJ


Telephone: 609-784-8369
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Since 1911, One of the most well known and beloved Italian festivals in the U.S. Rich in history and tradition, people travel from great distance to attend this celebration. Featuring 60+ vendors,...

Where:
St. Ann Church
704 Jefferson Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Telephone: (201) 659-1114
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Video Gaming, Laser Tag, Sports Parties, and Game System Rentals Tournaments and parties are available

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Power Play Gaming
23 Diamond Spring Rd
Denville, NJ   07834
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The Somerset Valley Players present a delightful children’s story of a shy and absent minded Prince who is browbeaten into marrying the Sleeping Beauty who is 100 years his senior....

Cost: Adults $12 - Seniors/Students $10

Where:
Somerset Valley Players Theatre
689 Amwell Rd. (Rt. 514)
Hillsborough, NJ
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Telephone: 908-369-SHOW
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Pinocchio Music and Lyrics by Louis Palena Based on the children's classic, we follow the beloved character on his quest to become a real boy. Friday and Saturday at 11am, Sunday at 4...

Cost: $5/NJ residents, $7/non-residents

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ
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Telephone: 267-885-9857
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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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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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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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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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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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Meet the Ranney School admissions team and learn more about our Age 3-Grade 12 independent school. Schedule your summer tour at www.ranneyschool.org/visitus or call 732.542.4777, ext. 1109.

Cost: free

Where:
Ranney School
235 Hope Road
Tinton Falls, NJ  07724
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Telephone: 732-542-4777

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From magnets and machines, to space and sound, there is something to spark your imagination. Explore your own creativity through hands-on making, tinkering, and innovating.

Cost: $140/child/week for Members, $180/child/week for Non-Members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3710
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Join us for a fun morning of free sample classes in Ballet, Modern, Tap & Hip Hop (Jazz sample classes will be offered on 9/15). Reserve your space by visiting www.princetondance.com or email us...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Princeton Dance & Theater Studio
116 Rockingham Row
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Princeton Dance & Theater
Telephone: 609-514-1600
Contact Name: Lila Marchese
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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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Experience Peace and Harmony! Learn: • Benefits of Meditation • What is Mediation • How to prepare for Meditation • Create a special space for Meditation • Meditation with a focus...

Cost: $60.00 per 3 week session

Where:
The School of Royal Yoga
57 Main Street
Chester, NJ  07930
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Come meet Dryptosaurus, the eastern cousin of T-rex! Dryptosaurus was the second nearly complete dinosaur ever found (after Hadrosaurus), and it was found in New Jersey! The animal was...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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Working from life, students will explore the exciting, versatile world of pastels. They will first work in the studio becoming familiar with the medium by sketching and layering colors to complete...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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Each day view a sampling of works by some famous Art Master. Learn about their life and times, while you explore their unique and revolutionary art. You will use watercolor, acrylic, pastel,...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee to instructor.

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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A one-of-a-kind festival celebrating political history, government, and the election season, PoliticalFest will consist of nonpartisan exhibits at seven participating locations, with the National...

Cost: Free-$15

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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Camp Premiere at Premiere Stages THE PERFECT SUMMER PROGRAM FOR ASPIRING THEATER ARTISTS Session 1 (Students entering Grades 6-8) Dates: July 18 - 29, 2016 (M-F 10 a.m.-2 p.m.) Students...

Cost: $295

Where:
Premiere Stages at Kean University
1000 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Telephone: 908-737-4077
Contact Name: Courtney
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New Jersey children have much to look forward to as The Garden State Community Kitchen (GSCK) gears up once again for their fun, educational and healthy summer program beginning Tuesday, July 5th...

Cost: $400/week

Where:
Sand Hills Community Wellness Center
57 Sand Hill Road
Kendall Park, NJ  08824
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Telephone: 908-202-4528
Contact Name: Rebecca Secchiano
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Free parent/child preschool play group with bible story time, music, play stations, and outdoor play (weather permitting). Suggested ages 18mos-4 years. Mondays 10:30-11:30 til August 29th. Please...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Grace Christian Church
1961 Wayside Road
Tinton Falls, NJ  07724
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Sponsor: Grace Kids
Telephone: 732-493-5033
Contact Name: Bonnie Deroski
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JULY 23, 24, 30 & 31 (10:30am - 4pm) SHUCKS, CORN'S GREAT! NO U-PICK Farm fresh corn for sale Roasted corn Corn muffins Roasted corn eating contest Pony rides Wagon ride around the farm Free game...

Cost: Free admission, additional cost for activities

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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With just toothpicks and Elmer's Glue, artist Stan Munro constructs precise reproductions of architectural masterworks and world-renowned structures. Toothpick World features iconic American...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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Prominent historians Annette Gordon-Reed, Sean Wilentz and Sidney Blumenthall look back at how America’s past presidents — from Jackson to Lincoln to Roosevelt – have confronted the...

Cost: Admission is FREE, but seating is limited. RSVP at programs@constitutioncenter.o

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the boundaries of presidential power. This exhibit explores...

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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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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Diagnoses of ADD/ADHD in children are on the rise, with the average age of diagnosis being 7 years old. ADD/ADHD can effect your child's performance in school, relationships with peers and friends,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pure Health Services
280 State Rt 35
Suite 204
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Sponsor: Pure Health Services
Telephone: 732-747-0083
Contact Name: Mai Tran
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Summer is officially here, and although children are ready to take full advantage of the long relaxing days off from school, it’s crucial parents make summer learning a top priority. City Kidz...

Cost: $250 - $1,620

Where:
Sand Hills Community Wellness Center
57 Sand Hill Road
Kendall Park, NJ  08824
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Learn about the formal elements of fine art – line, form, color, space, texture and value — and have fun expressing them in mixed media. Explore some of the many mixed media methods using...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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On July 5th, in parks throughout New York City, City Parks Foundation kicks off its 2016 Summer Sports Program for young people. The program concludes mid-to-late August, depending on the sport....

Cost: FREE

Where:
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In this unique art class, children will dive into 3 dimensional design, tapping into their inner monster and creating their own unique creatures. They will use a variety of mediums such as air dry...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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The fifth annual Eat Drink Local Week, which celebrates the bounty of New Jersey farmers and the culinary skills of dozens of our state’s most talented chefs, will take place July 22 to 31 at...

Cost: n/a

Where:
All Locations
All Locations
All Locations, NJ  00000
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Sponsor: Edible Jersey
Telephone: 201-240-5858
Contact Name: Edible Jersey
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The 2016 PGA Championship will be played at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey from July 25-31, 2016. The event annually features one of the deepest international fields in golf and...

Cost: Single-day tickets range from $25 to $115.

Where:
Baltusrol Golf Club
201 Shunpike Rd
Springfield Township, NJ  07081
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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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This seven-week parenting workshop was developed by the pediatric psychotherapists at Children's Specialized Hospital to help parents learn how to manage their child’s behavior. The course will...

Cost: $99

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

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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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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Today, the facility offers families of the greater Tri-State community affordable, high-value entertainment year-round with 90% of its 68-thousand square feet under a one-of-a-kind retractable roof...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Sahara's Sam Oasis Indoor and Outdoor Waterpark
535 North Route 73
West Berlin, NJ  08091
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Learn how to expand your site's functionality with Themes, Plugins and Widgets. Learn about integrating e-commerce features into your website. For more information or to register:...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Hillsborough Library branch
379 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-369-2200
Contact Name: Marketing Team
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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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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 the beach at Jenkinson's across from the ride park train station for Kiddie Shows June 27th: Ron Valentine Comedy Variety Show July 11th: Pinao Hawaii Hula Show July 18th: Doc Swan...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant, NJ  08742
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Telephone: 732-892-0600
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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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FOOTLOOSE, one of the most explosive movie musicals in recent memory bursts onto the live stage with exhilarating results. When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is...

Cost: $20

Where:
The Summit Playhouse
10 New England Ave
Summit, NJ  07901
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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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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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Flutter on over and visit our live butterfly tent. All are welcome to make-and-take a butterfly craft and participate in table activities. Sessions are offered Monday July 18 through...

Where:
Essex County Environmental Center
621-B Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland, NJ
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Sponsor: Essex County
Telephone: 973.239.2485
Contact Name: Terri Guess
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For live music, pony and hay rides, games, food prepared with the farm's fresh ingredients and sprinklers (grab your bathing suit!), head to Donaldson Farms. Donaldson Farms produce will be...

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

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Rd
Hackettstown, NJ
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. July 12 - Minions, Warinanco Park July 19 - Hotel Transylvania 2, Warinanco Park July 26 - Good Dinosaur, Warinanco Park Aug 2 - Zootopia part of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warinaco Park, Elizabeth
Meisel Park, Springfield
, NJ
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Sponsor: Union County Department of Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 908-527-4900
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Date: 6/23/16    Band: Swing Sabroso (Latin/Salsa) Date: 6/30/16   Band: The Blawenberg Band (American Brass Band) Date: 7/7/16       Band:...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Amphitheater at Sinatra Park
Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Telephone: 201-420-2207
Contact Name: Geri Fallo
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Music Under the Stars” Summer Concert Series, Rain location:  Memorial Junior School Auditorium, 61 Highland Avenue, Whippany. A variety of Food Trucks will be on site at 6 pm to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Brickyard Field
Whippany, NJ


Sponsor: HANOVER TOWNSHIP RECREATION
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Music Under the Stars” Summer Concert Series, Rain location:  Memorial Junior School Auditorium, 61 Highland Avenue, Whippany.

Cost: Free

Where:
Brickyard Field
Whippany, NJ


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

Cost: free

Where:
various locations
Montclair, NJ


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Wednesdays, 8:30 pm in Dunham Park July 6 - Hotel Transylvania 2 July 13 - Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 July 20 - The Incredibles  July 27...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dunham Park
Liberty Corner Rd.
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Bernard's Township Parks and Recreation Department
Telephone: 908-204-3003
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Jenkinson's Boardwalk, July 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 at 9:00 PM.

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ


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Since 1911, One of the most well known and beloved Italian festivals in the U.S. Rich in history and tradition, people travel from great distance to attend this celebration. Featuring 60+ vendors,...

Where:
St. Ann Church
704 Jefferson Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Telephone: (201) 659-1114
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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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Glassworks Studio opened in December 2002 in Morristown, NJ as the only public, walk-in glass fusing studio in the country. Now glass fusing is available in a variety of venues and in almost every...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Glassworks Studio
151 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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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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See all the hottest spots in New York City featured on TMZ. Everywhere celebrities go to party, play and get in trouble. Hear inside information and never before revealed details about your...

Cost: $33-43

Where:
Times Square
New York City, NJ


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Friday, May 20 Minions              Harrison...

Cost: Free

Where:
Varies
, NJ


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

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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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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Rollercoasters, arcade, bumper cars and bumper boats, archery, tennis courts, laser tag, a driving range and a rock climbing wall are among the fun attractions at this park.

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
136 Atlantic City Boulevard
Bayville, NJ  08721
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Come meet Dryptosaurus, the eastern cousin of T-rex! Dryptosaurus was the second nearly complete dinosaur ever found (after Hadrosaurus), and it was found in New Jersey! The animal was...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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Join us for a fun morning of free sample classes in Ballet, Modern, Tap & Hip Hop (Jazz sample classes will be offered on 9/15). Reserve your space by visiting www.princetondance.com or email us...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Princeton Dance & Theater Studio
116 Rockingham Row
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Princeton Dance & Theater
Telephone: 609-514-1600
Contact Name: Lila Marchese
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Today, the facility offers families of the greater Tri-State community affordable, high-value entertainment year-round with 90% of its 68-thousand square feet under a one-of-a-kind retractable roof...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Sahara's Sam Oasis Indoor and Outdoor Waterpark
535 North Route 73
West Berlin, NJ  08091
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Experience Peace and Harmony! Learn: • Benefits of Meditation • What is Mediation • How to prepare for Meditation • Create a special space for Meditation • Meditation with a focus...

Cost: $60.00 per 3 week session

Where:
The School of Royal Yoga
57 Main Street
Chester, NJ  07930
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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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In this unique tour, children and their parents will view the Museum through the eyes of its youngest former occupants: the children who inhabited Liberty Hall over the past 240 years. History has...

Cost: $12/adult, $8/child, free/under 3 yrs.

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Telephone: 908-527-0400
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From magnets and machines, to space and sound, there is something to spark your imagination. Explore your own creativity through hands-on making, tinkering, and innovating.

Cost: $140/child/week for Members, $180/child/week for Non-Members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3710
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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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Come down to Jenkinson's Boardwalk July 26th to the 28th to celebrate Christmas a little early. Bring the whole family for fun games and activities, and maybe even meet Santa!

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant, NJ  08742
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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 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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Meet the Ranney School admissions team and learn more about our Age 3-Grade 12 independent school. Schedule your summer tour at www.ranneyschool.org/visitus or call 732.542.4777, ext. 1109.

Cost: free

Where:
Ranney School
235 Hope Road
Tinton Falls, NJ  07724
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Telephone: 732-542-4777

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Camp Premiere at Premiere Stages THE PERFECT SUMMER PROGRAM FOR ASPIRING THEATER ARTISTS Session 1 (Students entering Grades 6-8) Dates: July 18 - 29, 2016 (M-F 10 a.m.-2 p.m.) Students...

Cost: $295

Where:
Premiere Stages at Kean University
1000 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Telephone: 908-737-4077
Contact Name: Courtney
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and the countryside.

Cost: $10/adult, $7/child, free/under 3 yrs.

Where:
Morris museum
6 normandy heights road
morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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A one-of-a-kind festival celebrating political history, government, and the election season, PoliticalFest will consist of nonpartisan exhibits at seven participating locations, with the National...

Cost: Free-$15

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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New Jersey children have much to look forward to as The Garden State Community Kitchen (GSCK) gears up once again for their fun, educational and healthy summer program beginning Tuesday, July 5th...

Cost: $400/week

Where:
Sand Hills Community Wellness Center
57 Sand Hill Road
Kendall Park, NJ  08824
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Telephone: 908-202-4528
Contact Name: Rebecca Secchiano
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Join us to practice your English! Discussion topics will be: health, food, shopping, culture, customs, and more! (you must be 18 years or older to attend)

Cost: Free

Where:
Elizabeth Public Library
11 South Broad Street
Elizabeth, NJ  07202
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Sponsor: Literacy NJ
Telephone: 908-486-1777

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Flutter on over and visit our live butterfly tent. All are welcome to make-and-take a butterfly craft and participate in table activities. Sessions are offered Monday July 18 through...

Where:
Essex County Environmental Center
621-B Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland, NJ
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Sponsor: Essex County
Telephone: 973.239.2485
Contact Name: Terri Guess
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We have fun programs for kids ages 4-7 if you have little ones! We will be focusing both on baseball and learning about the Olympics, just in time for the games to start in Rio this August. We will...

Cost: $10

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8 Yogi Berra Drive
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: 973-655-2378
Contact Name: Nikki Morton
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Gru, his girls, and his vast army of minions are back! The super-villain turned super-dad is recruited by the Anti-Villain League after a secret Arctic laboratory is stolen. He teams up with secret...

Cost: free

Where:
State Theatre
15 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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JULY 23, 24, 30 & 31 (10:30am - 4pm) SHUCKS, CORN'S GREAT! NO U-PICK Farm fresh corn for sale Roasted corn Corn muffins Roasted corn eating contest Pony rides Wagon ride around the farm Free game...

Cost: Free admission, additional cost for activities

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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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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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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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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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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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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With just toothpicks and Elmer's Glue, artist Stan Munro constructs precise reproductions of architectural masterworks and world-renowned structures. Toothpick World features iconic American...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown , NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 972-971-3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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In this unique tour, children and their parents will view the Museum through the eyes of its youngest former occupants: the children who inhabited Liberty Hall over the past 240 years. History has...

Cost: $8 per child; $10 per adult.

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the boundaries of presidential power. This exhibit explores...

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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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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Diagnoses of ADD/ADHD in children are on the rise, with the average age of diagnosis being 7 years old. ADD/ADHD can effect your child's performance in school, relationships with peers and friends,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pure Health Services
280 State Rt 35
Suite 204
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Sponsor: Pure Health Services
Telephone: 732-747-0083
Contact Name: Mai Tran
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For live music, pony and hay rides, games, food prepared with the farm's fresh ingredients and sprinklers (grab your bathing suit!), head to Donaldson Farms. Donaldson Farms produce will be...

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

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Rd
Hackettstown, NJ
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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Presented by Elizabeth Dunn, Certified Yoga Instructor Every chair you sit on, from dining room to office to airplane (even a wheel chair), can provide an opportunity to sit in alignment 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: Cheire Lozaw
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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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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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Families descend on this seaside town during this five-night festival to enjoy a traditional carnival. Thrill-seekers line up for the Gravitron, Super Sizzler and gigantic Ferris wheel, or relax on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mallard Park
S Potter Ave
Manasquan, NJ  08736
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Telephone: 732-223-3501
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Each day view a sampling of works by some famous Art Master. Learn about their life and times, while you explore their unique and revolutionary art. You will use watercolor, acrylic, pastel,...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee to instructor.

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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Working from life, students will explore the exciting, versatile world of pastels. They will first work in the studio becoming familiar with the medium by sketching and layering colors to complete...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. July 12 - Minions, Warinanco Park July 19 - Hotel Transylvania 2, Warinanco Park July 26 - Good Dinosaur, Warinanco Park Aug 2 - Zootopia part of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warinaco Park, Elizabeth
Meisel Park, Springfield
, NJ
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Sponsor: Union County Department of Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 908-527-4900
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Located at the Freehold Raceway Mall, outside the Cheesecake Factory. July 5: The Benjamins July 12: The British Invasion Tribute July 19: 2U- A U2 Tribute Band July 26: CSN...

Cost: Free

Where:
Freehold Raceway Mall
3710 US 9
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Telephone: 732-440-7000
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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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Bring a lawn chair or blanket and dance along to the nationally-touring Beatles cover band, Beatlemania Again! Features 2 amazing costume changes and a live performance tracing the Beatles career...

Cost: free

Where:
Pleasant Valley Park
Valley Rd.
Bernards Twp., NJ
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Telephone: 908-204-3003
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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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July is parks and recreation month! Save the date for a summer of fun with Bernards Township Parks and Recreation. July 5:  Reminisce & Classic Car Show at 5PM! July 12:  Asbury...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pleasant Valley Park
Bernards Township, NJ  07920


Sponsor: Bernards Township Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 908-204-3003
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Monday and Tuesdays in July and August. Located at the Town Green and Brookside Park.  Tuesday July 5: American Tribute (Town Green) Monday July 11: Best of the Season 2 (Town Green)...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bloomfield , NJ  07003


Telephone: 973-743-9074
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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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The free concerts are held from 7 - 9 p.m. on the Middletown Art Center's northern lawn. The public is invited to bring their lawn chairs, blankets and refreshments. Alcohol is prohibited. Free...

Cost: Free

Where:
Middletown Arts Center
36 Church Street
Middletown, NJ
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Sponsor: Middletown Arts Center
Telephone: 732-706-4100
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Do you have kids in grades 1-5 that love to learn, craft, and play games? Come join us at the Museum! We will be holding morning educational programs throughout July and August that focus on...

Cost: $10

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8 Yogi Berra Drive
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: 973-655-2378
Contact Name: Nikki Morton
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SUMMER preschool schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00-11:30AM We recommend that children (and adults) come dressed for summer-y weather (shorts, t-shirt, sneakers not sandals, hat and water...

Cost: Members of SBMWA: $10; Non-members: $15

Where:
Watershed Center
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Telephone: 609-737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
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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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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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EVENING POND SEARCH Join us at Seeley’s Pond as we search for aquatic life as the sun goes down. Use dip nets and strainers to catch, identify and release frogs, fish, insect larvae and...

Cost: $7-8/person

Where:
Seeley’s Pond - upper paved parking lot
Trailside Nature Center
Mountainside, NJ
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Telephone: 908-789-3670
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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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July 12: Minions Warinanco Park July 19: Hotel Transylvania 2 Warinanco Park July 26: Good Dinosaur Warinanco Park August 2: Zootopia Meisel Park August...

Cost: free

Where:
Warinanco Park
Roselle, NJ


Telephone: (908) 527-4000
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Bring the family for a movie night in the park! Movies in the park are free! All movies begin at dusk. The screen is located by the Browning and Collings intersection, near the gazebo. This event...

Cost: Free

Where:
Intersection of Browing and Collings
Collingswood, NJ  08108


Sponsor: Collingswood Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 856-854-0720
Contact Name: Nancy O'Neill
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Wednesdays, 8:30 pm in Dunham Park July 6 - Hotel Transylvania 2 July 13 - Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 July 20 - The Incredibles  July 27...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dunham Park
Liberty Corner Rd.
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Bernard's Township Parks and Recreation Department
Telephone: 908-204-3003
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Concerts take place every Tuesday and Thursday night (except July 5th) at the Band Shell at Veteran's Field. Bring a chair or blanket, and be sure to not cross the baseball field if games are...

Cost: Free

Where:
Veteran's Field
Ridgewood, NJ  07450


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

Cost: Free

Where:
Memorial Park
S Walnut St
Ridgewood, NJ  07450
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Sponsor: The Ridgewood Guild
Telephone: 201-493-9911
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Jenkinson's Boardwalk, July 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 at 9:00 PM.

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ


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It’s the TOD SQUAD at BSC! Toddlers get their own amazing program to climb, bounce, explore and make things! Our toddler club includes; soft play equipment, PlayMaze, Bounce Houses, special...

Cost: $10 Per Child

Where:
Branchburg Sports Complex
47 Readington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Learn about the formal elements of fine art – line, form, color, space, texture and value — and have fun expressing them in mixed media. Explore some of the many mixed media methods using...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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On July 5th, in parks throughout New York City, City Parks Foundation kicks off its 2016 Summer Sports Program for young people. The program concludes mid-to-late August, depending on the sport....

Cost: FREE

Where:
see description
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In this unique art class, children will dive into 3 dimensional design, tapping into their inner monster and creating their own unique creatures. They will use a variety of mediums such as air dry...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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The Morris Museum is offering a wonderful and musical experience this summer. Children of all ages will have an opportunity for a hands-on exploration of different musical instruments each week...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3718
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The fifth annual Eat Drink Local Week, which celebrates the bounty of New Jersey farmers and the culinary skills of dozens of our state’s most talented chefs, will take place July 22 to 31 at...

Cost: n/a

Where:
All Locations
All Locations
All Locations, NJ  00000
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Sponsor: Edible Jersey
Telephone: 201-240-5858
Contact Name: Edible Jersey
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The 2016 PGA Championship will be played at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey from July 25-31, 2016. The event annually features one of the deepest international fields in golf and...

Cost: Single-day tickets range from $25 to $115.

Where:
Baltusrol Golf Club
201 Shunpike Rd
Springfield Township, NJ  07081
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Young star gazers join Magic Tree House Characters Jack and Annie as they discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more. Who can help them answer the questions posted by...

Cost: $8 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Coyote has a razor-sharp wit, but he's a little confused about what he sees in the sky. Join this amusing character(adapted from Native American oral traditions)in a fast-paced and fun, full-dome...

Cost: $8 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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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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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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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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This seven-week parenting workshop was developed by the pediatric psychotherapists at Children's Specialized Hospital to help parents learn how to manage their child’s behavior. The course will...

Cost: $99

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

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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Gru, his girls, and his vast army of minions are back! The super-villain turned super-dad is recruited by the Anti-Villain League after a secret Arctic laboratory is stolen. He teams up with secret...

Cost: free

Where:
State Theatre
15 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Presented by Investors Bank, the Hot Summer Nights Concert Series has become a favorite summertime tradition in the City of Summit. Gather on the Village Green to enjoy some of the best bands of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Summit's Village Green
356 Broad Street
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Summit DCP
Telephone: 908-277-2932
Contact Name: Summit DCP
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FOOTLOOSE, one of the most explosive movie musicals in recent memory bursts onto the live stage with exhilarating results. When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is...

Cost: $20

Where:
The Summit Playhouse
10 New England Ave
Summit, NJ  07901
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See all the hottest spots in New York City featured on TMZ. Everywhere celebrities go to party, play and get in trouble. Hear inside information and never before revealed details about your...

Cost: $33-43

Where:
Times Square
New York City, NJ


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Rollercoasters, arcade, bumper cars and bumper boats, archery, tennis courts, laser tag, a driving range and a rock climbing wall are among the fun attractions at this park.

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
136 Atlantic City Boulevard
Bayville, NJ  08721
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Calling all nature-loving readers! StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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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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Since 1911, One of the most well known and beloved Italian festivals in the U.S. Rich in history and tradition, people travel from great distance to attend this celebration. Featuring 60+ vendors,...

Where:
St. Ann Church
704 Jefferson Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Glassworks Studio opened in December 2002 in Morristown, NJ as the only public, walk-in glass fusing studio in the country. Now glass fusing is available in a variety of venues and in almost every...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Glassworks Studio
151 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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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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June 28    Cinderella (2015)         July *05    Minions *Tonight’s movie may be postponed if the Fireworks are held over due...

Cost: Free

Where:
Excursion Park
JFK Blvd and Pleasure Ave
Sea Isle City, NJ  08243
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Telephone: (609) 263-8687
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On July 26, 27 and 28 at 7:30pm, with a matinee on July 28 at 1pm, come to the Collingswood Middle School's auditorium as it is transformed into the City of Agrabah. The cast of the Collingswood...

Cost: $7

Where:
Collingswood Middle School Auditorium
414 Collings Avenue
Collingswood, NJ  08108
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Sponsor: Collingswood Public Schools
Telephone: 856-854-1514
Contact Name: AnneMarie
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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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A one-of-a-kind festival celebrating political history, government, and the election season, PoliticalFest will consist of nonpartisan exhibits at seven participating locations, with the National...

Cost: Free-$15

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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Do you have kids in grades 1-5 that love to learn, craft, and play games? Come join us at the Museum! We will be holding morning educational programs throughout July and August that focus on...

Cost: $10

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8 Yogi Berra Drive
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: 973-655-2378
Contact Name: Nikki Morton
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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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JULY 23, 24, 30 & 31 (10:30am - 4pm) SHUCKS, CORN'S GREAT! NO U-PICK Farm fresh corn for sale Roasted corn Corn muffins Roasted corn eating contest Pony rides Wagon ride around the farm Free game...

Cost: Free admission, additional cost for activities

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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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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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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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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With just toothpicks and Elmer's Glue, artist Stan Munro constructs precise reproductions of architectural masterworks and world-renowned structures. Toothpick World features iconic American...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown , NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 972-971-3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the boundaries of presidential power. This exhibit explores...

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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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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Diagnoses of ADD/ADHD in children are on the rise, with the average age of diagnosis being 7 years old. ADD/ADHD can effect your child's performance in school, relationships with peers and friends,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pure Health Services
280 State Rt 35
Suite 204
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Sponsor: Pure Health Services
Telephone: 732-747-0083
Contact Name: Mai Tran
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Visit the summer exhibit about the garden at Macculloch Hall. See the pollinator garden and learn about the butterflies that are visiting it.

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
45 Macculloch Ave.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Macculloch Hall Historical Museum
Telephone: 973-538-2404 ext. 16
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
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Learn about the formal elements of fine art – line, form, color, space, texture and value — and have fun expressing them in mixed media. Explore some of the many mixed media methods using...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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In this unique art class, children will dive into 3 dimensional design, tapping into their inner monster and creating their own unique creatures. They will use a variety of mediums such as air dry...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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Uncle Jed's Barbershop: Despite setbacks during the Great Depression of the 1930's, Uncle Jed saves enough money to buy his own barbershop-a wonderful lesson in saving, goals and opportunity. 30...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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On July 5th, in parks throughout New York City, City Parks Foundation kicks off its 2016 Summer Sports Program for young people. The program concludes mid-to-late August, depending on the sport....

Cost: FREE

Where:
see description
, NY

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Summer is officially here, and although children are ready to take full advantage of the long relaxing days off from school, it’s crucial parents make summer learning a top priority. City Kidz...

Cost: $250 - $1,620

Where:
Sand Hills Community Wellness Center
57 Sand Hill Road
Kendall Park, NJ  08824
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Experiment with science and explore new ideas with fun hands-on activities, exciting demos, and more! Every Wednesday from July 6th to August 17th, with the exception of August 3rd.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3718
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Dikki makes the impossible become believable with a combination of old time circus skills mixed with a new age magic twist for all ages. Audience participation, surprises, and fun. Dikki will amaze...

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

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3706
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The fifth annual Eat Drink Local Week, which celebrates the bounty of New Jersey farmers and the culinary skills of dozens of our state’s most talented chefs, will take place July 22 to 31 at...

Cost: n/a

Where:
All Locations
All Locations
All Locations, NJ  00000
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Sponsor: Edible Jersey
Telephone: 201-240-5858
Contact Name: Edible Jersey
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The 2016 PGA Championship will be played at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey from July 25-31, 2016. The event annually features one of the deepest international fields in golf and...

Cost: Single-day tickets range from $25 to $115.

Where:
Baltusrol Golf Club
201 Shunpike Rd
Springfield Township, NJ  07081
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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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Put on your space suit and blast-off into outer space to visit the Moon, Sun and planets. The show offers a lively experience for young people with selected music from Journey Into space by Jane...

Cost: $8 per person

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

Cost: $8 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

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

Cost: $99

Where:
Children's Specialized Hospital
94 Stevens Rd
Toms River, NJ  08755
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Telephone: 888-CHILDRENS ext. 3
Contact Name: Dolores Switaj, Ph.D.
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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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Explore unique habitats all around the Watershed Reserve with Teacher-Naturalist Vicky Allen! Dress for summery weather and outdoor adventure. Wear a hat and bring a refillable water bottle....

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

Where:
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Telephone: 609-737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
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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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This summer, two Summit-based nonprofit organizations, New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble and Reeves-Reed Arboretum, join together to present the INKUBATE® dance installation performance series....

Cost: Free for RRA members. $10 donation for non-members, $5 for students

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Avenue
Summit, NJ  07901
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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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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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Bring your family and friends and enjoy the music!  In the event of rain concerts will be held in the Old Tappan Fire House.

Cost: Free

Where:
Oakes Park
184 Central Ave
Old Tappan, NJ  07675
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Sponsor: Old Tappan Arts and Entertainment Committee
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In inclement weather, concerts are held in the  Darress Theatre, 615 Main Street, Boonton Rain location signs will be posted near the park and on the town bulletin boards.  ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Grace Lord Park
Boonton, NJ  07005


Sponsor: Boonton Area Cultural Arts
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Monday and Tuesdays in July and August. Located at the Town Green and Brookside Park.  Tuesday July 5: American Tribute (Town Green) Monday July 11: Best of the Season 2 (Town Green)...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bloomfield , NJ  07003


Telephone: 973-743-9074
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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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Let's see... A warm July night in beautiful Westfield. Add a fast and scenic 5K, a great band, and an amenities package that can't be beat. Did we forget the pizza? It all adds up to the...

Where:
Downtown
Westfield, NJ


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From magnets and machines, to space and sound, there is something to spark your imagination. Explore your own creativity through hands-on making, tinkering, and innovating.

Cost: $140/child/week for Members, $180/child/week for Non-Members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3710
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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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Come down to Jenkinson's Boardwalk July 26th to the 28th to celebrate Christmas a little early. Bring the whole family for fun games and activities, and maybe even meet Santa!

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant, NJ  08742
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Americas #1 teen event brand presents   Summer Sixteen BEACH PARTY! (Beach & Summer attire promited.) w/ live performances by The Dream Lab!   Wed July 27th 2016....

Cost: $25-30

Where:
Mister East
2401 Wood Ave
Roselle, NJ  07203
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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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Come meet Dryptosaurus, the eastern cousin of T-rex! Dryptosaurus was the second nearly complete dinosaur ever found (after Hadrosaurus), and it was found in New Jersey! The animal was...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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Meet the Ranney School admissions team and learn more about our Age 3-Grade 12 independent school. Schedule your summer tour at www.ranneyschool.org/visitus or call 732.542.4777, ext. 1109.

Cost: free

Where:
Ranney School
235 Hope Road
Tinton Falls, NJ  07724
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Telephone: 732-542-4777

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Celebrating its 24st Anniversary Season, the highly anticipated 2016 Free Concerts in the Park series returns this summer at Flood’s Hill in Meadowland Park, South Orange. For five...

Cost: free

Where:
Flood’s Hill
North Ridgewood Road and Mead Street
South Orange, NJ
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Telephone: 973-378-7754 ext. 1
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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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Come to the zoo Wednesdays at dusk for Family Fun Night and stay for the "Zoo-vies" (that's movies at the zoo). See Kung Fu Panda 3 July 27: Continuing his "legendary...

Cost: Free

Where:
Turtle Back
560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ
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Sponsor: Essex County and Turtle Back Zoo
Telephone: 973.239.2485 or 973-731-5800 (zoo)
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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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New Jersey children have much to look forward to as The Garden State Community Kitchen (GSCK) gears up once again for their fun, educational and healthy summer program beginning Tuesday, July 5th...

Cost: $400/week

Where:
Sand Hills Community Wellness Center
57 Sand Hill Road
Kendall Park, NJ  08824
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Telephone: 908-202-4528
Contact Name: Rebecca Secchiano
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June 29: Open Season: Scared Silly July 6: Goosebumps July 13: Pixels July 20: Frozen July 27: Star Wars: The Force Awakens August 3: The Good...

Cost: Free

Where:
Stone Harbor Elementary School
275 93rd Street
Stone Harbor , NJ  08247
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Sponsor: Stone Harbor Recreation
Telephone: (609) 368-1210
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Plays-in- the-Park is pleased to present the classic SOUTH PACIFIC this 2016 Summer Season. Performances will run from July 27 through Aug. 6 with no performance on Sunday. All...

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for seniors (60+), and are FREE for children ages 12 and under

Where:
Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater
1 Pine Drive, Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ  08837
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Sponsor: Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Telephone: 732-548-2884
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Wednesdays, 8:30 pm in Dunham Park July 6 - Hotel Transylvania 2 July 13 - Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 July 20 - The Incredibles  July 27...

Cost: Free

Where:
Dunham Park
Liberty Corner Rd.
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Bernard's Township Parks and Recreation Department
Telephone: 908-204-3003
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June 29: Star Wars: The Force Awakens July 13: Minions July 27: The Good Dinosaur August 20: Zootopia

Cost: Free

Where:
Ginny Field
50 Woodland Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-3260=-7371
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Jenkinson's Boardwalk, July 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 at 9:00 PM.

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ


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

Cost: Free

Where:
Memorial Park
S Walnut St
Ridgewood, NJ  07450
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Sponsor: The Ridgewood Guild
Telephone: 201-493-9911
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Join us for a fun morning of free sample classes in Ballet, Modern, Tap & Hip Hop (Jazz sample classes will be offered on 9/15). Reserve your space by visiting www.princetondance.com or email us...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Princeton Dance & Theater Studio
116 Rockingham Row
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Princeton Dance & Theater
Telephone: 609-514-1600
Contact Name: Lila Marchese
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Working from life, students will explore the exciting, versatile world of pastels. They will first work in the studio becoming familiar with the medium by sketching and layering colors to complete...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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Each day view a sampling of works by some famous Art Master. Learn about their life and times, while you explore their unique and revolutionary art. You will use watercolor, acrylic, pastel,...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee to instructor.

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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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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Camp Premiere at Premiere Stages THE PERFECT SUMMER PROGRAM FOR ASPIRING THEATER ARTISTS Session 1 (Students entering Grades 6-8) Dates: July 18 - 29, 2016 (M-F 10 a.m.-2 p.m.) Students...

Cost: $295

Where:
Premiere Stages at Kean University
1000 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Telephone: 908-737-4077
Contact Name: Courtney
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We have fun programs for kids ages 4-7 if you have little ones! We will be focusing both on baseball and learning about the Olympics, just in time for the games to start in Rio this August. We will...

Cost: $10

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8 Yogi Berra Drive
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: 973-655-2378
Contact Name: Nikki Morton
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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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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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Today, the facility offers families of the greater Tri-State community affordable, high-value entertainment year-round with 90% of its 68-thousand square feet under a one-of-a-kind retractable roof...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Sahara's Sam Oasis Indoor and Outdoor Waterpark
535 North Route 73
West Berlin, NJ  08091
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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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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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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and the countryside.

Cost: $10/adult, $7/child, free/under 3 yrs.

Where:
Morris museum
6 normandy heights road
morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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Dikki makes the impossible become believable with a combination of old time circus skills mixed with a new age magic twist for all ages. Audience participation, surprises, and fun. Dikki will amaze...

Cost: $12

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973.971.3706
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Flutter on over and visit our live butterfly tent. All are welcome to make-and-take a butterfly craft and participate in table activities. Sessions are offered Monday July 18 through...

Where:
Essex County Environmental Center
621-B Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland, NJ
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Sponsor: Essex County
Telephone: 973.239.2485
Contact Name: Terri Guess
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Trailside’s summer matinee entertainment series will feature a variety of kid-friendly, nature, science and earth-friendly entertainment. Live animals, magicians, music and more may take the...

Cost: $5/person, $4/seniors

Where:
Trailside Nature and Science Center
452 New Providence Rd.
Mountainside, NJ
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Telephone: 908-789-3670
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The Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange is extending its hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays this summer, allowing admission until 8 p.m. and keeping the zoo open until 8:30 p.m., a full four hours later...

Cost: zoo admission

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ
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Telephone: 973-731-5800
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The 4th Annual Groovin’ & Grubbin’, an outdoor concert series and food truck festival continues Wednesdays July-August! Grub from 5-8 pm, and groove at 7pm! July 6...

Cost: Free; museum admission $5 after 5 p.m.

Where:
The Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road
Cherry Hill, NJ  08002
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Sponsor: The Garden State Discovery Museum
Telephone: 856-424-1233
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Join us at Jenkinson's at the inlet beach for the Jenkinson's concert series. July 6th: Bronx Wanderers July 13th: The British Invasion Tribute July 20th: La Diva Tenors July 27th: B-Street Band...

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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For live music, pony and hay rides, games, food prepared with the farm's fresh ingredients and sprinklers (grab your bathing suit!), head to Donaldson Farms. Donaldson Farms produce will be...

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

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Rd
Hackettstown, NJ
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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This county fair aims to please youngsters with a huge slide, games, heart-stopping rides, juggling acts, hula-hooping and a petting zoo. Also don’t miss the fireworks on opening night. 

Cost: General admission is $8 per person. Children 12 and under are admitted free

Where:
East Freehold Showgrounds
Kozloski Road
Freehold, NJ
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Telephone: 732-975-9735
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Families descend on this seaside town during this five-night festival to enjoy a traditional carnival. Thrill-seekers line up for the Gravitron, Super Sizzler and gigantic Ferris wheel, or relax on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mallard Park
S Potter Ave
Manasquan, NJ  08736
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Telephone: 732-223-3501
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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 to Flood’s Hill early on concert night to enjoy a full menu of food trucks and arts and crafts activities for children. July 6th – Pinwheels July 13th – Wooden Maracas...

Cost: Free

Where:
Flood’s Hill
South Orange, NJ


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Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. July 12 - Minions, Warinanco Park July 19 - Hotel Transylvania 2, Warinanco Park July 26 - Good Dinosaur, Warinanco Park Aug 2 - Zootopia part of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warinaco Park, Elizabeth
Meisel Park, Springfield
, NJ
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Sponsor: Union County Department of Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 908-527-4900
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On July 26, 27 and 28 at 7:30pm, with a matinee on July 28 at 1pm, come to the Collingswood Middle School's auditorium as it is transformed into the City of Agrabah. The cast of the Collingswood...

Cost: $7

Where:
Collingswood Middle School Auditorium
414 Collings Avenue
Collingswood, NJ  08108
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Sponsor: Collingswood Public Schools
Telephone: 856-854-1514
Contact Name: AnneMarie
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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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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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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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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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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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See all the hottest spots in New York City featured on TMZ. Everywhere celebrities go to party, play and get in trouble. Hear inside information and never before revealed details about your...

Cost: $33-43

Where:
Times Square
New York City, NJ


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Ayanda - After tragedy strikes in this Johannesburg community, a young woman struggles to save her father's car repair shop along with her memory of him with love, humor, and triumph. 2015, 105...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Glassworks Studio opened in December 2002 in Morristown, NJ as the only public, walk-in glass fusing studio in the country. Now glass fusing is available in a variety of venues and in almost every...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Glassworks Studio
151 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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FOOTLOOSE, one of the most explosive movie musicals in recent memory bursts onto the live stage with exhilarating results. When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is...

Cost: $20

Where:
The Summit Playhouse
10 New England Ave
Summit, NJ  07901
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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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Rollercoasters, arcade, bumper cars and bumper boats, archery, tennis courts, laser tag, a driving range and a rock climbing wall are among the fun attractions at this park.

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
136 Atlantic City Boulevard
Bayville, NJ  08721
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Friday, May 20 Minions              Harrison...

Cost: Free

Where:
Varies
, NJ


Telephone: 856-384-6900
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  July 6: Jaws July 13: Shaun the Sheep July 20: Rocky July 27: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off August 3: Minions August 10: Inside Out...

Cost: Free

Where:
North End Pavilion
Spring Lake, NJ  07762


Sponsor: Spring Lake Recreation Department
Telephone: (732) 449-0800
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Meet the Ranney School admissions team and learn more about our Age 3-Grade 12 independent school. Schedule your summer tour at www.ranneyschool.org/visitus or call 732.542.4777, ext. 1109.

Cost: free

Where:
Ranney School
235 Hope Road
Tinton Falls, NJ  07724
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Telephone: 732-542-4777

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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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Come down to Jenkinson's Boardwalk July 26th to the 28th to celebrate Christmas a little early. Bring the whole family for fun games and activities, and maybe even meet Santa!

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant, NJ  08742
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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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Come meet Dryptosaurus, the eastern cousin of T-rex! Dryptosaurus was the second nearly complete dinosaur ever found (after Hadrosaurus), and it was found in New Jersey! The animal was...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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From magnets and machines, to space and sound, there is something to spark your imagination. Explore your own creativity through hands-on making, tinkering, and innovating.

Cost: $140/child/week for Members, $180/child/week for Non-Members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3710
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Join us for a fun morning of free sample classes in Ballet, Modern, Tap & Hip Hop (Jazz sample classes will be offered on 9/15). Reserve your space by visiting www.princetondance.com or email us...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Princeton Dance & Theater Studio
116 Rockingham Row
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Princeton Dance & Theater
Telephone: 609-514-1600
Contact Name: Lila Marchese
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Each day view a sampling of works by some famous Art Master. Learn about their life and times, while you explore their unique and revolutionary art. You will use watercolor, acrylic, pastel,...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee to instructor.

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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Working from life, students will explore the exciting, versatile world of pastels. They will first work in the studio becoming familiar with the medium by sketching and layering colors to complete...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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The Summer Sidewalk Sale, which features hundreds of merchants, will take place on Thursday, July 28th to Saturday, July 30th from 10AM to 6PM in downtown Englewood, NJ. This is a Rain or Shine...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Englewood
Englewood, NJ  07631


Sponsor: Englewood Cliffs Cadillac
Telephone: 201-567-2381
Contact Name: The City of Englewood, Englewood Cliffs Cadillac,
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Camp Premiere at Premiere Stages THE PERFECT SUMMER PROGRAM FOR ASPIRING THEATER ARTISTS Session 1 (Students entering Grades 6-8) Dates: July 18 - 29, 2016 (M-F 10 a.m.-2 p.m.) Students...

Cost: $295

Where:
Premiere Stages at Kean University
1000 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Telephone: 908-737-4077
Contact Name: Courtney
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Do you have kids in grades 1-5 that love to learn, craft, and play games? Come join us at the Museum! We will be holding morning educational programs throughout July and August that focus on...

Cost: $10

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8 Yogi Berra Drive
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: 973-655-2378
Contact Name: Nikki Morton
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SUMMER preschool schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00-11:30AM We recommend that children (and adults) come dressed for summer-y weather (shorts, t-shirt, sneakers not sandals, hat and water...

Cost: Members of SBMWA: $10; Non-members: $15

Where:
Watershed Center
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Telephone: 609-737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
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We have fun programs for kids ages 4-7 if you have little ones! We will be focusing both on baseball and learning about the Olympics, just in time for the games to start in Rio this August. We will...

Cost: $10

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8 Yogi Berra Drive
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: 973-655-2378
Contact Name: Nikki Morton
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JULY 23, 24, 30 & 31 (10:30am - 4pm) SHUCKS, CORN'S GREAT! NO U-PICK Farm fresh corn for sale Roasted corn Corn muffins Roasted corn eating contest Pony rides Wagon ride around the farm Free game...

Cost: Free admission, additional cost for activities

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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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 Jersey children have much to look forward to as The Garden State Community Kitchen (GSCK) gears up once again for their fun, educational and healthy summer program beginning Tuesday, July 5th...

Cost: $400/week

Where:
Sand Hills Community Wellness Center
57 Sand Hill Road
Kendall Park, NJ  08824
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Telephone: 908-202-4528
Contact Name: Rebecca Secchiano
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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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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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The Owl and the Pussycat By Annika Bennett Writer of "Eyes Up High in the Redwood Tree" at Lewis Center for the Arts An adaptation of an Edward Lear poem, The Owl and the Pussycat follows an owl...

Cost: Tickets for the show are $12, free for kids under 3.

Where:
Princeton Summer Theater
Hamilton Murray Theater
Murray-Dodge Hall, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ  08544
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Sponsor: Princeton Summer Theater
Telephone: 732-997-0205
Contact Name: Alice Terrett
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With just toothpicks and Elmer's Glue, artist Stan Munro constructs precise reproductions of architectural masterworks and world-renowned structures. Toothpick World features iconic American...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown , NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 972-971-3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Facilitated by June Young, LPC Family Partners, a New Jersey Family Service Organization serving Morris and Sussex Counties, is initiating a peer-led support group for parents of children with...

Cost: Free

Where:
Parsippany-Troy Hills Library
449 Halsey Road
Parsippany, NJ  07054
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: (973) 940-3194
Contact Name: Kerry Krauss
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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the boundaries of presidential power. This exhibit explores...

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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Diagnoses of ADD/ADHD in children are on the rise, with the average age of diagnosis being 7 years old. ADD/ADHD can effect your child's performance in school, relationships with peers and friends,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pure Health Services
280 State Rt 35
Suite 204
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Sponsor: Pure Health Services
Telephone: 732-747-0083
Contact Name: Mai Tran
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PLEASE NOTE EXCLUDED DATE: AUGUST 18 TOUR RATES: In-County– Adults $10/person, Children & Seniors $8/person Out-of-County– Adults $12/person, Children & Seniors $10/person Tours run...

Cost: See Description

Where:
Mercer County Marina
Paxson Ave
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Sponsor: Mercer County Park Commission
Telephone: 609-448-4004
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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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Mino Cinelu - Reunion Drum Trio. Rain or Shine.

Cost: Members FREE; Non-Members $5

Where:
Newark Museum
49 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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On July 5th, in parks throughout New York City, City Parks Foundation kicks off its 2016 Summer Sports Program for young people. The program concludes mid-to-late August, depending on the sport....

Cost: FREE

Where:
see description
, NY

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In this unique art class, children will dive into 3 dimensional design, tapping into their inner monster and creating their own unique creatures. They will use a variety of mediums such as air dry...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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Summer is officially here, and although children are ready to take full advantage of the long relaxing days off from school, it’s crucial parents make summer learning a top priority. City Kidz...

Cost: $250 - $1,620

Where:
Sand Hills Community Wellness Center
57 Sand Hill Road
Kendall Park, NJ  08824
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Learn about the formal elements of fine art – line, form, color, space, texture and value — and have fun expressing them in mixed media. Explore some of the many mixed media methods using...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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The fifth annual Eat Drink Local Week, which celebrates the bounty of New Jersey farmers and the culinary skills of dozens of our state’s most talented chefs, will take place July 22 to 31 at...

Cost: n/a

Where:
All Locations
All Locations
All Locations, NJ  00000
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Sponsor: Edible Jersey
Telephone: 201-240-5858
Contact Name: Edible Jersey
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The basketball antics of this crazy team return. Get ready for the oohs, aahs, and serious laughter inspried by world class basketball tricks, humor, dynamic energy, fan participation, and...

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

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3706
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The 2016 PGA Championship will be played at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey from July 25-31, 2016. The event annually features one of the deepest international fields in golf and...

Cost: Single-day tickets range from $25 to $115.

Where:
Baltusrol Golf Club
201 Shunpike Rd
Springfield Township, NJ  07081
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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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A family from another star system is seeking the perfect vacation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known dwarf planet; sail through the rings of Saturn; feel Jupiter's lightning...

Cost: $8 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Throw on your lab coat and buckle in - you are about to experience the science of power and energy through several exciting, hands-on experiments that will have the audience laughing, learning and...

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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Enjoy a laser and video concert featuring songs by a variety of artists including "God Bless the USA" by Lee Greenwood, "Campfire Song Song" by Spongebob Squarepants, "Best Day of My Life" by...

Cost: $8 per person

Where:
Planetarium/Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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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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This seven-week parenting workshop was developed by the pediatric psychotherapists at Children's Specialized Hospital to help parents learn how to manage their child’s behavior. The course will...

Cost: $99

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

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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The Arts Council of Princeton, in partnership with the Princeton Shopping Center and Edens, presents Dendê & Band on Thursday, July 28th 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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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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Float down the lazy river and speed down the slides at night!! Just $20 per person and includes a Frozen Drink, Glow Giveaways, and MORE! Click here for more information:...

Cost: $20 per person

Where:
The Funplex
182 Rt. 10 West
East Hanover, NJ  07936
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Sponsor: The Funplex
Telephone: 973-428-1166
Contact Name: Andrea
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Enjoy a movie night experience, complete with a 36′ x 24′ outdoor screen, cinema sound, and the projection clarity of today’s best Blu-Ray player. As part of the experience, we invite you to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Summit's Village Green
356 Broad Street
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Summit DCP
Telephone: 908-277-2932
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In an adaptation of his Off-Broadway show, Maurice Hines taps and sings his way through his life story from the start of his show business career at age five as a tap act with his younger brother...

Cost: Free

Where:
Damrosch Park, Lincoln Center
West 62nd St, bet. Columbus & Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY  10023
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Sponsor: Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
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On July 26, 27 and 28 at 7:30pm, with a matinee on July 28 at 1pm, come to the Collingswood Middle School's auditorium as it is transformed into the City of Agrabah. The cast of the Collingswood...

Cost: $7

Where:
Collingswood Middle School Auditorium
414 Collings Avenue
Collingswood, NJ  08108
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Sponsor: Collingswood Public Schools
Telephone: 856-854-1514
Contact Name: AnneMarie
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FOOTLOOSE, one of the most explosive movie musicals in recent memory bursts onto the live stage with exhilarating results. When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is...

Cost: $20

Where:
The Summit Playhouse
10 New England Ave
Summit, NJ  07901
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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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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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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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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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Today, the facility offers families of the greater Tri-State community affordable, high-value entertainment year-round with 90% of its 68-thousand square feet under a one-of-a-kind retractable roof...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Sahara's Sam Oasis Indoor and Outdoor Waterpark
535 North Route 73
West Berlin, NJ  08091
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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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Discover some family fun with the help of puzzles, games, and the park's mobile app. Try a ranger hat on for size, and share your knowledge of America's National Parks. Available daily...

Cost: Free

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

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

Where:
1600 Delaware Ave.
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: New Jersey Audubon Society
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and the countryside.

Cost: $10/adult, $7/child, free/under 3 yrs.

Where:
Morris museum
6 normandy heights road
morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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The basketball antics of this crazy team returns. Get ready for the oohs, aahs and serious laughter inspired by world class basketball tricks,, hilarious humor, dynamic energy, fan participation,...

Cost: $10 Members/$12 General Public, $15 Combo Theater Ticket and Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3706
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Flutter on over and visit our live butterfly tent. All are welcome to make-and-take a butterfly craft and participate in table activities. Sessions are offered Monday July 18 through...

Where:
Essex County Environmental Center
621-B Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland, NJ
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Sponsor: Essex County
Telephone: 973.239.2485
Contact Name: Terri Guess
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The Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange is extending its hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays this summer, allowing admission until 8 p.m. and keeping the zoo open until 8:30 p.m., a full four hours later...

Cost: zoo admission

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ
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Telephone: 973-731-5800
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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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This county fair aims to please youngsters with a huge slide, games, heart-stopping rides, juggling acts, hula-hooping and a petting zoo. Also don’t miss the fireworks on opening night. 

Cost: General admission is $8 per person. Children 12 and under are admitted free

Where:
East Freehold Showgrounds
Kozloski Road
Freehold, NJ
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Telephone: 732-975-9735
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For live music, pony and hay rides, games, food prepared with the farm's fresh ingredients and sprinklers (grab your bathing suit!), head to Donaldson Farms. Donaldson Farms produce will be...

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

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Rd
Hackettstown, NJ
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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Come join in the fun and be part of a custom mural to be displayed in downtown Rahway. Community Mural Arts Project 5:30-8:30 pm at the Train Station Plaza. Movies begin at Dusk. July 7 -...

Cost: Free

Where:
City Hall Plaza
Rahway, NJ


Sponsor: City of Rahway
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Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. July 12 - Minions, Warinanco Park July 19 - Hotel Transylvania 2, Warinanco Park July 26 - Good Dinosaur, Warinanco Park Aug 2 - Zootopia part of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warinaco Park, Elizabeth
Meisel Park, Springfield
, NJ
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Sponsor: Union County Department of Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 908-527-4900
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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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Families descend on this seaside town during this five-night festival to enjoy a traditional carnival. Thrill-seekers line up for the Gravitron, Super Sizzler and gigantic Ferris wheel, or relax on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mallard Park
S Potter Ave
Manasquan, NJ  08736
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Telephone: 732-223-3501
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Americas #1 teen event brand presents   Summer Sixteen BEACH PARTY! (Beach & Summer attire promited.) w/ live performances by The Dream Lab!   Wed July 27th 2016....

Cost: $25-30

Where:
Mister East
2401 Wood Ave
Roselle, NJ  07203
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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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  A FREE Concert Series presented by Keyport Bayfront Business Cooperative. SUMMERTIME THURSDAYS from 7 -9 Keyport Mini Park Corner of West Front Street & Main Street,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Keyport Mini Park
Keyport, NJ  07728


Sponsor: Keyport Bayfront Business Cooperative
Telephone: 732-739-0690
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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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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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Bring the family for a movie night in the park! Movies in the park are free! All movies begin at dusk. The screen is located by the Browning and Collings intersection, near the gazebo. This event...

Cost: Free

Where:
Intersection of Browing and Collings
Collingswood, NJ  08108


Sponsor: Collingswood Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 856-854-0720
Contact Name: Nancy O'Neill
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Plays-in- the-Park is pleased to present the classic SOUTH PACIFIC this 2016 Summer Season. Performances will run from July 27 through Aug. 6 with no performance on Sunday. All...

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for seniors (60+), and are FREE for children ages 12 and under

Where:
Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater
1 Pine Drive, Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ  08837
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Sponsor: Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Telephone: 732-548-2884
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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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Jenkinson's Boardwalk, July 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 at 9:00 PM.

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ


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July 21: The Peanuts Movie July 28: Alvin and the Chipmunks August 4: The Book of Life August 11: Kung Fu Panda 3

Cost: Free

Where:
Village Green Field
356 Broad St
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Summit Department of Community Programs
Telephone: 908-277-2932
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Sublime summer evenings are the perfect backdrop for upbeat and entertaining music. Our Freehold Rocks! concert Series features widely known groups and local talent that attract audiences from the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Freehold, NJ  07728


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

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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Rollercoasters, arcade, bumper cars and bumper boats, archery, tennis courts, laser tag, a driving range and a rock climbing wall are among the fun attractions at this park.

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
136 Atlantic City Boulevard
Bayville, NJ  08721
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Glassworks Studio opened in December 2002 in Morristown, NJ as the only public, walk-in glass fusing studio in the country. Now glass fusing is available in a variety of venues and in almost every...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Glassworks Studio
151 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Start your weekend early each week with Thrilling Thursdays! Enjoy a local farmers' market, sidewalk sales, free beach access, and a family "Movies Under the Stars". All day Thursday,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Margate City Library
8100 Atlantic Avenue
Margate City, NJ
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See all the hottest spots in New York City featured on TMZ. Everywhere celebrities go to party, play and get in trouble. Hear inside information and never before revealed details about your...

Cost: $33-43

Where:
Times Square
New York City, NJ


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

Cost: Free

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

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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July 14: Grown Ups 2 July 21: Iron Man 3 July 28: After Earth August 11: Captain Phillips August 25: Hunger Games- Catching Fire August 28: Man of...

Cost: free

Where:
Historic Gardner's Basin
Atlantic City, NJ


Telephone: 609-344-8338
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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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An “old-time country fair” filled with family fun In addition to the displays and shows of 4‑H projects, visitors can look forward to "A Day on the Farm" interactive...

Where:
4-H Fairgrounds
275 Bridgeton Pike (Route 77)
Mullica Hill, NJ
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Telephone: 856-307-6450 x 3
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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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From magnets and machines, to space and sound, there is something to spark your imagination. Explore your own creativity through hands-on making, tinkering, and innovating.

Cost: $140/child/week for Members, $180/child/week for Non-Members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3710
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Meet the Ranney School admissions team and learn more about our Age 3-Grade 12 independent school. Schedule your summer tour at www.ranneyschool.org/visitus or call 732.542.4777, ext. 1109.

Cost: free

Where:
Ranney School
235 Hope Road
Tinton Falls, NJ  07724
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Telephone: 732-542-4777

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Working from life, students will explore the exciting, versatile world of pastels. They will first work in the studio becoming familiar with the medium by sketching and layering colors to complete...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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New Jersey children have much to look forward to as The Garden State Community Kitchen (GSCK) gears up once again for their fun, educational and healthy summer program beginning Tuesday, July 5th...

Cost: $400/week

Where:
Sand Hills Community Wellness Center
57 Sand Hill Road
Kendall Park, NJ  08824
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Telephone: 908-202-4528
Contact Name: Rebecca Secchiano
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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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Register here: www.tinkergarten.com/leaders/Cindy.calvano Come join us for a sample of what Tinkergarten class is all about. You'll get to experience the flow of a class and a sample of the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Lou Nelson Park
Budd Lake, NJ  07828


Sponsor: Tinkergarten of Northwest NJ
Telephone: 908-509-1279
Contact Name: Cindy Calvano
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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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JULY 23, 24, 30 & 31 (10:30am - 4pm) SHUCKS, CORN'S GREAT! NO U-PICK Farm fresh corn for sale Roasted corn Corn muffins Roasted corn eating contest Pony rides Wagon ride around the farm Free game...

Cost: Free admission, additional cost for activities

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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The Owl and the Pussycat By Annika Bennett Writer of "Eyes Up High in the Redwood Tree" at Lewis Center for the Arts An adaptation of an Edward Lear poem, The Owl and the Pussycat follows an owl...

Cost: Tickets for the show are $12, free for kids under 3.

Where:
Princeton Summer Theater
Hamilton Murray Theater
Murray-Dodge Hall, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ  08544
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Sponsor: Princeton Summer Theater
Telephone: 732-997-0205
Contact Name: Alice Terrett
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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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With just toothpicks and Elmer's Glue, artist Stan Munro constructs precise reproductions of architectural masterworks and world-renowned structures. Toothpick World features iconic American...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown , NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 972-971-3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Learn about the musical history of India and its impact and influence on the Western world through this displaying hand crafted instruments that have been passed down through generations.

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.971.3700
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From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the boundaries of presidential power. This exhibit explores...

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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Diagnoses of ADD/ADHD in children are on the rise, with the average age of diagnosis being 7 years old. ADD/ADHD can effect your child's performance in school, relationships with peers and friends,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pure Health Services
280 State Rt 35
Suite 204
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Sponsor: Pure Health Services
Telephone: 732-747-0083
Contact Name: Mai Tran
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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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On July 5th, in parks throughout New York City, City Parks Foundation kicks off its 2016 Summer Sports Program for young people. The program concludes mid-to-late August, depending on the sport....

Cost: FREE

Where:
see description
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In this unique art class, children will dive into 3 dimensional design, tapping into their inner monster and creating their own unique creatures. They will use a variety of mediums such as air dry...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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Grades 1-4. Explore celestial skies! Learn about the sun and moon and take a look at stars and constellations found in the night sky in our portable Planetarium.

Cost: Members: $5, Non-Members $5 plus Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ


Telephone: 973-971-3718
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Learn about the formal elements of fine art – line, form, color, space, texture and value — and have fun expressing them in mixed media. Explore some of the many mixed media methods using...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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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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The fifth annual Eat Drink Local Week, which celebrates the bounty of New Jersey farmers and the culinary skills of dozens of our state’s most talented chefs, will take place July 22 to 31 at...

Cost: n/a

Where:
All Locations
All Locations
All Locations, NJ  00000
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Sponsor: Edible Jersey
Telephone: 201-240-5858
Contact Name: Edible Jersey
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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 2016 PGA Championship will be played at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey from July 25-31, 2016. The event annually features one of the deepest international fields in golf and...

Cost: Single-day tickets range from $25 to $115.

Where:
Baltusrol Golf Club
201 Shunpike Rd
Springfield Township, NJ  07081
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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 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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Somerset County Park Commission will hold the Annual Roland A. Yates Pitch & Putt Tournament for boys and girls on Friday, July 29, 2016 at Green Knoll Golf Course Pitch & Putt, 587 Garretson Road...

Cost: $10

Where:
Green Knoll Golf Course
587 Garretson Road
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200
Contact Name: Gary Wendorf
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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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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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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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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

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

Cost: $99

Where:
Children's Specialized Hospital
94 Stevens Rd
Toms River, NJ  08755
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Telephone: 888-CHILDRENS ext. 3
Contact Name: Dolores Switaj, Ph.D.
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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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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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Today, the facility offers families of the greater Tri-State community affordable, high-value entertainment year-round with 90% of its 68-thousand square feet under a one-of-a-kind retractable roof...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Sahara's Sam Oasis Indoor and Outdoor Waterpark
535 North Route 73
West Berlin, NJ  08091
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and the countryside.

Cost: $10/adult, $7/child, free/under 3 yrs.

Where:
Morris museum
6 normandy heights road
morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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Join us for a fun morning of free sample classes in Ballet, Modern, Tap & Hip Hop (Jazz sample classes will be offered on 9/15). Reserve your space by visiting www.princetondance.com or email us...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Princeton Dance & Theater Studio
116 Rockingham Row
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Princeton Dance & Theater
Telephone: 609-514-1600
Contact Name: Lila Marchese
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PLEASE NOTE EXCLUDED DATES: JULY 15 & 22, AUGUST 5 & 19, SEPTEMBER 2 Enjoy a morning of paddling, exploration, and wildlife viewing during a Kayak Tour! Participants will kayak along the lake...

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

Where:
Mercer County Marina
Paxson Ave
West Windsor, NJ  08550
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Sponsor: Mercer County Park Commission
Telephone: 609-888-3218
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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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Flutter on over and visit our live butterfly tent. All are welcome to make-and-take a butterfly craft and participate in table activities. Sessions are offered Monday July 18 through...

Where:
Essex County Environmental Center
621-B Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland, NJ
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Sponsor: Essex County
Telephone: 973.239.2485
Contact Name: Terri Guess
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Each day view a sampling of works by some famous Art Master. Learn about their life and times, while you explore their unique and revolutionary art. You will use watercolor, acrylic, pastel,...

Cost: $180 Member, $200 non-member, $10 supply fee to instructor.

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: 973-971-3740
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Taubenslag's Theater Camp at MCC performs "Ali Baba and The Forty Thieves", a one-hour musical adventure. Journey to an Arabian world filled with thieves, wizards, pirates, sultans and flying...

Cost: $3 per ticket

Where:
Middlesex County College
Performing Arts Center
2600 Woodbridge Avenue
Edison, NJ  08818
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Sponsor: Middlesex County College
Telephone: 732 906-2556
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The Summer Sidewalk Sale, which features hundreds of merchants, will take place on Thursday, July 28th to Saturday, July 30th from 10AM to 6PM in downtown Englewood, NJ. This is a Rain or Shine...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Englewood
Englewood, NJ  07631


Sponsor: Englewood Cliffs Cadillac
Telephone: 201-567-2381
Contact Name: The City of Englewood, Englewood Cliffs Cadillac,
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This county fair aims to please youngsters with a huge slide, games, heart-stopping rides, juggling acts, hula-hooping and a petting zoo. Also don’t miss the fireworks on opening night. 

Cost: General admission is $8 per person. Children 12 and under are admitted free

Where:
East Freehold Showgrounds
Kozloski Road
Freehold, NJ
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Telephone: 732-975-9735
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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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“Forage in our misty swampland's to see who will complete their list first!” The hunt is on with our guest paleontologists, available for pictures! Travel back in time to an exciting land of...

Cost: $37.00 (Ages 4-59) $32.00 (Ages 2-3, 60+)

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA  02330
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Sponsor: Edaville USA
Telephone: 508-866-8190
Contact Name: Edaville USA
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Camp Premiere at Premiere Stages THE PERFECT SUMMER PROGRAM FOR ASPIRING THEATER ARTISTS Session 1 (Students entering Grades 6-8) Dates: July 18 - 29, 2016 (M-F 10 a.m.-2 p.m.) Students...

Cost: $295

Where:
Premiere Stages at Kean University
1000 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Telephone: 908-737-4077
Contact Name: Courtney
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For live music, pony and hay rides, games, food prepared with the farm's fresh ingredients and sprinklers (grab your bathing suit!), head to Donaldson Farms. Donaldson Farms produce will be...

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

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Rd
Hackettstown, NJ
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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Come visit the Urban Farm with your tyke (ages 3-5) to explore, read stories, do crafts, and more! Each week is a new farm or outdoor theme, and parents or caregivers must be present. This event is...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Urban Farm
31 Hazel St.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Grow It Green Morristown
Telephone: (973) 206-4177
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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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The New Jersey Jackals are proud to present our 2nd Annual Star Wars Night on Friday July 29, 2016! Gates Open: 6PM, First Pitch: 7:05PM We'll be giving away a free light-sword to the FIRST 1000...

Cost: $10 Bleacher Seats/$12 Box Seats

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
8 Yogi Berra Drive
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: New Jersey Jackals
Telephone: 973-746-7434
Contact Name: Jarrett Schack
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Bring your family and friends for a fun night at the OC waterpark! This community event, formerly known as the “Surf Fest After Party” will feature private access to the waterslides, dinner,...

Cost: Free for children 3 and under, $50.00 for Young Adults (4-12), $75.00 for Adult

Where:
Ocean City, NJ Waterpark
Plymouth Place & Boardwalk
Ocean City, NJ  08226
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Sponsor: Chip Miler Amyloidosis Foundation
Telephone: 717-243-7855 Ext 113
Contact Name: Brittany Alba
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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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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 grandchildren who struggle with...

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
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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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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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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...

Cost: $15

Where:
Elite Climbing
67 Old Kings Highway
Maple Shade, NJ  08052
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Telephone: (856) 273-1370
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Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. July 12 - Minions, Warinanco Park July 19 - Hotel Transylvania 2, Warinanco Park July 26 - Good Dinosaur, Warinanco Park Aug 2 - Zootopia part of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warinaco Park, Elizabeth
Meisel Park, Springfield
, NJ
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Sponsor: Union County Department of Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 908-527-4900
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Families descend on this seaside town during this five-night festival to enjoy a traditional carnival. Thrill-seekers line up for the Gravitron, Super Sizzler and gigantic Ferris wheel, or relax on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mallard Park
S Potter Ave
Manasquan, NJ  08736
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Telephone: 732-223-3501
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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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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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Come meet Dryptosaurus, the eastern cousin of T-rex! Dryptosaurus was the second nearly complete dinosaur ever found (after Hadrosaurus), and it was found in New Jersey! The animal was...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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Summer concerts at the New Jersey Botanical Gardens. A $5 donation is suggested.

Cost: $5 donation is suggested

Where:
New Jersey Botanical Gardens
2 Morris Road
Ringwood, NJ  07456
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Telephone: 973-962-9534
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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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iPlay turns down the lights for five hours of Friday night fun. Admission includes unlimited go carts, rides and laser tag plus a live DJ, music, dancing, giveaways, half price kids meals, chances...

Cost: $24.99

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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Evening is a lovely time in the Cottage Garden. Its bright colors and many textures take on a special glow as the sun fades. Enjoy this intimate garden, a concert of live music, and a cold beverage...

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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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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The Old Barracks Museum celebrates history, music and warm summer evenings with the fourth annual Taptoe Concert Series. At dusk, the guards will recreate the march through the town signaling the...

Cost: $25 reserved balcony seating with included light refreshments; $10 lawn seating

Where:
Old Barracks Museum
101 Barrack Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Telephone: 609-396-1776
Contact Name: Lauren Ronaghan
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Disney's The Little Mermaid - Show dates: July 29 at 7:30 pm July 30 at 2:00 and 7:30 pm July 31 at 2:00 pm In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave...

Cost: Tickets from $14.00 to $18.00

Where:
Strand Center for the Arts
400 Clifton Ave
Lakewood, NJ  08701
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Sponsor: BCCT
Telephone: 732.920.9041
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FOOTLOOSE, one of the most explosive movie musicals in recent memory bursts onto the live stage with exhilarating results. When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is...

Cost: $20

Where:
The Summit Playhouse
10 New England Ave
Summit, NJ  07901
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This 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 State Route 10
Whippany, NJ  07981
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Telephone: (973) 887-0898

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This summer, get the outdoor movie experience, join us and watch "Finding Nemo". Pizza, ice cream & popcorn specials available. Contact info@anchorgolfcenter.com for more information. $6 for kids...

Cost: $6 Children; $10 Adults

Where:
Anchor Golf Center
21 State Route 10
Whippany, NJ  07981
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Sponsor: Anchor Golf Center
Telephone: 973-887-0898
Contact Name: Julie Totton
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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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Pack a picnic basket, put the kids in their pajamas, pile everyone into the DeSoto (or the minivan), and head over to Duke Island Park on Old York Road in Bridgewater for the Somerset County Park...

Cost: Free

Where:
Duke Island Park
Old York Road
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200
Contact Name: Karren Newman
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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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Previous The Burlington County Amphitheater is located adjacent to the Burlington County Library in Westampton.  The amphitheater is home to a vast...

Cost: Free

Where:
Burlington County Ampitheater
5 Pioneer Blvd
Westampton, NJ  08060
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Telephone: 609-265-5858
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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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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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Friday’s in Brookdale Park, Bloomfield/Montclair begins 7:30 pm July 1 - AM Gold along with a Fireworks Spectacular July 8 – Bronx Wanderers July 15 - Stylistics July 22...

Cost: Free

Where:
Brookdale Park
Bloomfield, NJ


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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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Teen Nights every Friday at 8:00pm ​Ages 13-18

Where:
Karma Nightclub
401 Boulevard
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751
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Plays-in- the-Park is pleased to present the classic SOUTH PACIFIC this 2016 Summer Season. Performances will run from July 27 through Aug. 6 with no performance on Sunday. All...

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for seniors (60+), and are FREE for children ages 12 and under

Where:
Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater
1 Pine Drive, Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ  08837
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Sponsor: Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Telephone: 732-548-2884
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July 1: Minions July 8: Pitch Perfect 2 July 15: Inside Out July 22: Jurassic World July 29: The Good Dinosaur August 5: Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 2...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mirror Lake Beach
3240 W Carleton Road
Pemberton Township, NJ  08068
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Sponsor: Pemberton Recreation and Pemberton Township Alliance Group
Telephone: 609-893-5034
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July 29: The Peanuts Movie August 5: Night at the Museum: Secrets of the Tomb August 12: Alvin and the Chipmunks The Road Chip

Cost: Free

Where:
Turkey Brook Park Activity Field
30 Flanders Road
Budd Lake, NJ  07828
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Sponsor: Mount Olive Recreation
Telephone: 973-691-0900
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Jenkinson's Boardwalk, July 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 at 9:00 PM.

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ


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BUBBLEMANIA Big bubbles! Bubble towers and bubble bunches! Little kids can bubble to their heart’s content while “big kids” try bubble challenges. Can you make a...

Cost: $5 -6

Where:
TMA Field (behind old museum)
Trailside Nature Center
Mountainside, NJ
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Telephone: 908-789-3670
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Glassworks Studio opened in December 2002 in Morristown, NJ as the only public, walk-in glass fusing studio in the country. Now glass fusing is available in a variety of venues and in almost every...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Glassworks Studio
151 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Rollercoasters, arcade, bumper cars and bumper boats, archery, tennis courts, laser tag, a driving range and a rock climbing wall are among the fun attractions at this park.

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
136 Atlantic City Boulevard
Bayville, NJ  08721
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July 22: Elf July 29: Star Wars: The Force Awakens August 5: Cool Runnings​ August 26: The Good Dinosaur

Cost: Free

Where:
Howell Library Hill
318 Old Tavern Road
Howell Township, NJ  07731
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Sponsor: Department of Community Relations
Telephone: 732-938-4500
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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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An “old-time country fair” filled with family fun In addition to the displays and shows of 4‑H projects, visitors can look forward to "A Day on the Farm" interactive...

Where:
4-H Fairgrounds
275 Bridgeton Pike (Route 77)
Mullica Hill, NJ
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Telephone: 856-307-6450 x 3
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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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Poor Cinderella is endlessly mistreated by her wicked stepmother and stepsisters and denied a chance to go to the Royal Ball. But this musical reminds us that dreams really can come true. ...

Cost: $5/NJ residents, $7/non-residents

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ
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Telephone: 267-885-9857
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The Somerset Valley Players present a delightful children’s story of a shy and absent minded Prince who is browbeaten into marrying the Sleeping Beauty who is 100 years his senior....

Cost: Adults $12 - Seniors/Students $10

Where:
Somerset Valley Players Theatre
689 Amwell Rd. (Rt. 514)
Hillsborough, NJ
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Telephone: 908-369-SHOW
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Calling all nature-loving readers! StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into an adventure along the trails without electronic devices. Hikers can read a...

Cost: Free

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

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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See all the hottest spots in New York City featured on TMZ. Everywhere celebrities go to party, play and get in trouble. Hear inside information and never before revealed details about your...

Cost: $33-43

Where:
Times Square
New York City, NJ


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Video Gaming, Laser Tag, Sports Parties, and Game System Rentals Tournaments and parties are available

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Power Play Gaming
23 Diamond Spring Rd
Denville, NJ   07834
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Friday, May 20 Minions              Harrison...

Cost: Free

Where:
Varies
, NJ


Telephone: 856-384-6900
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North America’s largest summertime hot air balloon festival attracts more than 165,000 to Solberg Airport in Readington. The fair has all the trimmings of a traditional...

Cost: tickets are $35 for adults and $15 for children over three years old

Where:
Solberg Airport
39 Thor-Solberg Rd
Whitehouse Station, NJ  08889
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Sponsor: QuickChek
Telephone: 973-882-5464
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 Bored with conventional workouts? Welcome to indoor rock climbing, an exciting alternative to stepping, spinning and pumping iron. Contrary to popular belief, climbing isn't just for...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
New Jersey Rock Gym
373 D Route 46W
Fairfield, NJ  07004
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Bring your family and friends to the 7th street beach for the 13th annual Chip Miller Surf Fest, a community-wide surf contest. This grass-roots family event has grown to be one of the largest surf...

Cost: $35 for the first division entered, and $10 for each additional division.

Where:
7th Street Beach
7th Street
Ocean City, NJ  08226
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Sponsor: Chip Miler Amyloidosis Foundation
Telephone: 717-243-7855 Ext 113
Contact Name: Brittany Alba
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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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Meet the Ranney School admissions team and learn more about our Age 3-Grade 12 independent school. Schedule your summer tour at www.ranneyschool.org/visitus or call 732.542.4777, ext. 1109.

Cost: free

Where:
Ranney School
235 Hope Road
Tinton Falls, NJ  07724
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Telephone: 732-542-4777

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Come meet Dryptosaurus, the eastern cousin of T-rex! Dryptosaurus was the second nearly complete dinosaur ever found (after Hadrosaurus), and it was found in New Jersey! The animal was...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Telephone: 609-292-6464
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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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The Morris County Park Commission and The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum invite you to participate in the Morris County Community Garden Open Gates Weekend. Discover the beauty and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Community Gardens throughout Morris County
, NJ


Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission and The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum
Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Join us for a fun morning of free sample classes in Ballet, Modern, Tap & Hip Hop (Jazz sample classes will be offered on 9/15). Reserve your space by visiting www.princetondance.com or email us...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Princeton Dance & Theater Studio
116 Rockingham Row
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Princeton Dance & Theater
Telephone: 609-514-1600
Contact Name: Lila Marchese
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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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Polevault competition and exhibition on the Sheridan Avenue Beach. Vault, surf, swim, and enjoy the best music on the beach! This is the biggest & best beach vault, attracting many of the...

Cost: see website

Where:
Sheridan Avenue Beach
Seaside Heights , NJ  08751


Telephone: (856) 231-0769
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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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Today, the facility offers families of the greater Tri-State community affordable, high-value entertainment year-round with 90% of its 68-thousand square feet under a one-of-a-kind retractable roof...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Sahara's Sam Oasis Indoor and Outdoor Waterpark
535 North Route 73
West Berlin, NJ  08091
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Don’t miss this all-things-peaches fair, starting with a morning canning class followed by a sampling of peach wine and farm-to-fork dishes made  with the NJ staple by local restaurants....

Cost: $5

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Terhune Orchards
Telephone: 609-924-2310
Contact Name: Farm Store
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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 see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

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

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

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The fair includes 4-H animal shows and exhibits; food and homemade ice cream; hay rides; pony rides; music; farm tours and demonstrations; milking demonstrations; spinning, felting, and fiber...

Cost: Free

Where:
Howell Living History Farm
70 Woodens Ln.
Lambertville, NJ
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Telephone: 609-989-6833
Contact Name: Altaira Bejgrowicz
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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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Enjoy treats such as farm fresh corn, roasted corn, corn muffins, a corn eating contest, pony and wagon rides, and other free games and activities for kids. No U-Pick available.

Cost: Free

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Sponsor: Oasis Family Farm
Telephone: 609-259-7300
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The Fairy Festival has returned to the Watershed Reserve! Come celebrate with Rainbow Fairies, Woodland Fairies, and Forest Elves... join them in a dance around the maypole, create magical crafts,...

Cost: Families, $10 per person (under 3 years old free)

Where:
The Watershed Reserve
31 Titus Mill Road
, NJ
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Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Telephone: 609-737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
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“Forage in our misty swampland's to see who will complete their list first!” The hunt is on with our guest paleontologists, available for pictures! Travel back in time to an exciting land of...

Cost: $37.00 (Ages 4-59) $32.00 (Ages 2-3, 60+)

Where:
Edaville USA
5 Pine Street
Carver, MA  02330
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Sponsor: Edaville USA
Telephone: 508-866-8190
Contact Name: Edaville USA
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The Summer Sidewalk Sale, which features hundreds of merchants, will take place on Thursday, July 28th to Saturday, July 30th from 10AM to 6PM in downtown Englewood, NJ. This is a Rain or Shine...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Englewood
Englewood, NJ  07631


Sponsor: Englewood Cliffs Cadillac
Telephone: 201-567-2381
Contact Name: The City of Englewood, Englewood Cliffs Cadillac,
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The 7th Annual Ashore Realty Amateur Sand Castle Building Contest will take place on Saturday, July 30, 2016 in front of the Laguna Restaurant on the 14th street south beach in Brigantine!

Cost: FREE

Where:
Brigantine Beach, NJ
14th Street South beach
Brigantine, NJ  08203
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Sponsor: Ashore Realty Inc
Telephone: 609-266-2911
Contact Name: Dennis Allen
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July Weekend Crafting is here! The sweet smell of summer! Everyone loves watermelon!! Come & make one! Join us every weekend in July for a special craft!

Cost: free with general admission

Where:
Imagine That!!! A NJ Children's Museum
4 Vreeland Rd.
Florham Park, NJ  07932
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Sponsor: Imagine That!!!
Telephone: 973-966-8000
Contact Name: Karisa
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The Art Star Craft Bazaar returns to Asbury Park, NJ. Shoppers can expect over 40 curated Art / Craft Vendors from the region, many of whom will be showing in Asbury for the first time. All work...

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
Bradley Park
Ocean Ave and 5th Ave
Asbury Park, NJ  07712
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Warren County Farmers’ Fair featuring the Hot Air Balloon Festival Where Friends & Family Meet In its 79th year this New Jersey agricultural fair offers something for all ages and tastes,...

Cost: $7 adult, $4 children agets 5-12

Where:
1350 Strykers Road
Phillipsburg, NJ  08865


Sponsor: Warren County Farmers' Fair Assoc.
Telephone: 908-859-6563
Contact Name: Giulia Grotenhuis
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JULY 23, 24, 30 & 31 (10:30am - 4pm) SHUCKS, CORN'S GREAT! NO U-PICK Farm fresh corn for sale Roasted corn Corn muffins Roasted corn eating contest Pony rides Wagon ride around the farm Free game...

Cost: Free admission, additional cost for activities

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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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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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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For 3 weekends enjoy scrumptious peach treats galore: homemade peach ice cream, peach cake, peach pies and more! Take a Scenic hayride to our peach orchard to pick your own peaches! We will have...

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

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown , NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 972-971-3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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The Owl and the Pussycat By Annika Bennett Writer of "Eyes Up High in the Redwood Tree" at Lewis Center for the Arts An adaptation of an Edward Lear poem, The Owl and the Pussycat follows an owl...

Cost: Tickets for the show are $12, free for kids under 3.

Where:
Princeton Summer Theater
Hamilton Murray Theater
Murray-Dodge Hall, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ  08544
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Sponsor: Princeton Summer Theater
Telephone: 732-997-0205
Contact Name: Alice Terrett
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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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The 6th Annual Soulsational Music And Wellness Festival is scheduled for Saturday, July 30th at Veteran’s Park in Bayville, NJ from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Free to enter, all-ages features live concert...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Veterans Park, Bayvillle NJ
, NJ

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From George Washington to Abraham Lincoln, FDR to Richard Nixon, presidents have been defining and redefining the office while testing the boundaries of presidential power. This exhibit explores...

Cost: Included with General Admission purchase.

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Sponsor: National Constitution Center
Contact Name: Bryan Chan
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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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Diagnoses of ADD/ADHD in children are on the rise, with the average age of diagnosis being 7 years old. ADD/ADHD can effect your child's performance in school, relationships with peers and friends,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pure Health Services
280 State Rt 35
Suite 204
Red Bank, NJ  07701
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Sponsor: Pure Health Services
Telephone: 732-747-0083
Contact Name: Mai Tran
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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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The fifth annual Eat Drink Local Week, which celebrates the bounty of New Jersey farmers and the culinary skills of dozens of our state’s most talented chefs, will take place July 22 to 31 at...

Cost: n/a

Where:
All Locations
All Locations
All Locations, NJ  00000
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Sponsor: Edible Jersey
Telephone: 201-240-5858
Contact Name: Edible Jersey
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The 2016 PGA Championship will be played at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey from July 25-31, 2016. The event annually features one of the deepest international fields in golf and...

Cost: Single-day tickets range from $25 to $115.

Where:
Baltusrol Golf Club
201 Shunpike Rd
Springfield Township, NJ  07081
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Event Description So it is 25 mins via 126 path train from NYC! We are looking to have team shirts sponsored, a huge Pikachu, perhaps a poke drink included in price, pokemon hoboken hunt, gogo...

Cost: $2.50

Where:
Hotel Victor Bar & Grille
77 Hudson Street
hoboken, NJ  07030
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This seven-week parenting workshop was developed by the pediatric psychotherapists at Children's Specialized Hospital to help parents learn how to manage their child’s behavior. The course will...

Cost: $99

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

Cost: Free

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Join us every Friday night (weather permitting) for live music by local artists, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, and craft beer garden and food courtesy of Dog & Bull Brew House. This family...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Morrisville, PA  19067
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"The Rocket Man" comes to the JCC! This Elton John Tribute band performs all through out the US to sold out shows. Rus Anderson is the Rocket Man We are thrilled to have him perform at the JCC for...

Cost: $25 / person in advance or $30 / person at the door

Where:
Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center
775 Talamini Rd
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Telephone: 908-725-6994
Contact Name: re
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Disney's The Little Mermaid - Show dates: July 29 at 7:30 pm July 30 at 2:00 and 7:30 pm July 31 at 2:00 pm In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave...

Cost: Tickets from $14.00 to $18.00

Where:
Strand Center for the Arts
400 Clifton Ave
Lakewood, NJ  08701
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Sponsor: BCCT
Telephone: 732.920.9041
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FOOTLOOSE, one of the most explosive movie musicals in recent memory bursts onto the live stage with exhilarating results. When Ren and his mother move from Chicago to a small farming town, Ren is...

Cost: $20

Where:
The Summit Playhouse
10 New England Ave
Summit, NJ  07901
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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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CSC SUMMER JAMFEST On the eve of America's entry into World War II, TIME magazine reported that to the German masses the United States meant "sky-scrapers, Clark Gable, and Artie Shaw." Some 42...

Cost: $30 Adult | $25 Student

Where:
Sitnik Theatre
715 Grand Avenue
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Centenary Stage Company
Telephone: 908-979-0900
Contact Name: Box Office
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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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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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It’s all about celebrating a positive lifestyle at this festival by the shore. Chill out to live music, grab some healthy organic eats and settle into downward dog at one of the free yoga...

Cost: Free

Where:
Veterans Park
489 Forest Hills Parkway
Bayville, NJ  08721
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Telephone: 732-664-9348
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and the countryside.

Cost: $10/adult, $7/child, free/under 3 yrs.

Where:
Morris museum
6 normandy heights road
morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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The Balloon Festival at the Warren County Farmers' Fair in Warren County New Jersey alone is worth the trip! If you have never experienced the thrill of watching a bevy of colorful hot air...

Cost: $7 for adults and $4 for ages 5-12. Children 4 and Under Free

Where:
Warren County Fairgrounds
1350 Strykers Rd.
Phillipsburg, NJ  08865
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Sponsor: Warren County Farmers' Fair Assoc
Telephone: 908-283-0721
Contact Name: Giulia Iannitelli
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Flutter on over and visit our live butterfly tent. All are welcome to make-and-take a butterfly craft and participate in table activities. Sessions are offered Monday July 18 through...

Where:
Essex County Environmental Center
621-B Eagle Rock Avenue
Roseland, NJ
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Sponsor: Essex County
Telephone: 973.239.2485
Contact Name: Terri Guess
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  The Bayonne Renaissance Festival is a brand new endeavor by the Bayonne Theater Company. This event will bring you back to the Renaissance Period to a simpler time highlighted by Artisan...

Cost: Free

Where:
DiDominico Park
DiDominico Park
Bayonne, NJ  07002
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Telephone: 201-780-8378
Contact Name: Adam Semanchick

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Join me for a day of music with family,friends and neighbors. Featuring Sparta's own!!  FROM GOOD HOMES!!!!  with special guests Doubleday and The Hawk Owls. Pack a picnic lunch bring...

Cost: $25 - $60

Where:
95 Demarest Road
Sparta Township, NJ  07871
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Telephone: (973) 713-3335
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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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This county fair aims to please youngsters with a huge slide, games, heart-stopping rides, juggling acts, hula-hooping and a petting zoo. Also don’t miss the fireworks on opening night. 

Cost: General admission is $8 per person. Children 12 and under are admitted free

Where:
East Freehold Showgrounds
Kozloski Road
Freehold, NJ
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Telephone: 732-975-9735
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For live music, pony and hay rides, games, food prepared with the farm's fresh ingredients and sprinklers (grab your bathing suit!), head to Donaldson Farms. Donaldson Farms produce will be...

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

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Rd
Hackettstown, NJ
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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Bring a blanket or lawn chairs. July 12 - Minions, Warinanco Park July 19 - Hotel Transylvania 2, Warinanco Park July 26 - Good Dinosaur, Warinanco Park Aug 2 - Zootopia part of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warinaco Park, Elizabeth
Meisel Park, Springfield
, NJ
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Sponsor: Union County Department of Parks and Recreation
Telephone: 908-527-4900
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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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Families descend on this seaside town during this five-night festival to enjoy a traditional carnival. Thrill-seekers line up for the Gravitron, Super Sizzler and gigantic Ferris wheel, or relax on...

Cost: Free

Where:
Mallard Park
S Potter Ave
Manasquan, NJ  08736
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Telephone: 732-223-3501
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Music from 7-8:30 pm. Movie starts at sunset Please bring a chair or blanket. July 2: Music: Joe Leo Bwarie & Orchestra / Movie: Jersey Boys – 2014 July 9: Music: Double Down /...

Cost: Free

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

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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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Previous The Burlington County Amphitheater is located adjacent to the Burlington County Library in Westampton.  The amphitheater is home to a vast...

Cost: Free

Where:
Burlington County Ampitheater
5 Pioneer Blvd
Westampton, NJ  08060
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Telephone: 609-265-5858
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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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Begin the evening by learning the differences between butterflies and moths, then venture into the night to 'meet the moths'. Under the enthusiastic guidance of several moth specialists, we...

Cost: $10 Member / $15 non-member per person

Where:
The Watershed Reserve
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association
Telephone: 609-737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
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Twice during the summer an animated movie will be projected on a very large screen with big sound, under the open sky. By 8:30 pm the crowd settles in. Rain date Sunday.

Cost: Free

Where:
Hopewell Station
2 Railroad Pl
Hopewell, NJ  08525
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Sponsor: Hopewell Recreation Department
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Plays-in- the-Park is pleased to present the classic SOUTH PACIFIC this 2016 Summer Season. Performances will run from July 27 through Aug. 6 with no performance on Sunday. All...

Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for seniors (60+), and are FREE for children ages 12 and under

Where:
Stephen J. Capestro Amphitheater
1 Pine Drive, Roosevelt Park
Edison, NJ  08837
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Sponsor: Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Telephone: 732-548-2884
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Jenkinson's Boardwalk, July 3, 10, 17, 24, and 31 at 9:00 PM.

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ


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The Somerset Valley Players present a delightful children’s story of a shy and absent minded Prince who is browbeaten into marrying the Sleeping Beauty who is 100 years his senior....

Cost: Adults $12 - Seniors/Students $10

Where:
Somerset Valley Players Theatre
689 Amwell Rd. (Rt. 514)
Hillsborough, NJ
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Telephone: 908-369-SHOW
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North America’s largest summertime hot air balloon festival attracts more than 165,000 to Solberg Airport in Readington. The fair has all the trimmings of a traditional...

Cost: tickets are $35 for adults and $15 for children over three years old

Where:
Solberg Airport
39 Thor-Solberg Rd
Whitehouse Station, NJ  08889
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Sponsor: QuickChek
Telephone: 973-882-5464
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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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Video Gaming, Laser Tag, Sports Parties, and Game System Rentals Tournaments and parties are available

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Power Play Gaming
23 Diamond Spring Rd
Denville, NJ   07834
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The Growing Stage is continuing its summer theatre intensive for high school and college aged students through a production of A BOY CALLED CINDER, written by the company’s executive...

Cost: $20 for adults, $15 for children and seniors.

Where:
Growing Stage
7 Ledgewood Avenue
Netcong, NJ  07857
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Sponsor: The Children's Theatre of New Jersey
Telephone: (973) 347-4946
Contact Name: Danny Campos
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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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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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An “old-time country fair” filled with family fun In addition to the displays and shows of 4‑H projects, visitors can look forward to "A Day on the Farm" interactive...

Where:
4-H Fairgrounds
275 Bridgeton Pike (Route 77)
Mullica Hill, NJ
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Telephone: 856-307-6450 x 3
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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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Poor Cinderella is endlessly mistreated by her wicked stepmother and stepsisters and denied a chance to go to the Royal Ball. But this musical reminds us that dreams really can come true. ...

Cost: $5/NJ residents, $7/non-residents

Where:
Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre
355 Washington Crossing-Pennington Rd.
Titusville, NJ
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Telephone: 267-885-9857
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