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Food Festivals in New Jersey

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

Fudgie the Whale Is Turning 40!

Carvel’s most famous ice cream cake is celebrating a milestone birthday in a big (and generous) way.

Sweet News For Your Sweet Tooth: NYC’s First Chocolate Museum Is Here!

Jacques Torres’ Choco-Story New York is a chocoholic’s dream come true

The Cutest Christmas Cookie Recipes Ever

The perfect sweet treats and cookies to make your holiday or Christmas party amazing.

Christmas Cookie Swap: Gingerbread Christmas Trees

Put a beautiful twist on traditional gingerbread men.

Christmas Cookie Swap: Reindeer Gingersnaps

Rudolph and his crew are bound to love these.

Christmas Cookie Swap: Snow Globe Cookies

These snow globes are almost too stunning to eat (...almost).

Big News for Girl Scout Cookie Fans

Move over, Thin Mints, a brand new Girl Scout cookie flavor has been released - and it’s bound to become the new fan favorite.

The Golden Popsicle Awards 2016: NJ's Best Donuts

We polled our readers to find out the very best donut shops in NJ.

The Golden Popsicle Awards 2016: NJ's Best Cupcakes

We polled our readers to find the best places to indulge in a sweet cupcake treat.

The Golden Popsicle Awards 2016: NJ's Best Ice Cream

We asked our readers for their favorite ice cream spots around NJ.

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.

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.
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August 2017

Cirque Italia - a traveling water circus, is coming to Elizabeth this month. The kids will be amazed by eye-popping acrobatic stunts. For those who enjoy smart and well-thought out comedy,...

Cost: $10-50 depending on availability

Where:
651 Kapkowski Rd
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Telephone: (941) 704-8572.
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Life in Pixels will be holding limited edition beach sessions during the last two weeks of August! Like all of our limited edition sessions, these sessions will offer unique products not found on...

Cost: $500-$1000

Where:
Jersey Shore
, NJ


Sponsor: Life in Pixels Photography
Telephone: 908-524-1724
Contact Name: Kathleen Odenthal
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Join us for the best antique auto show on the Jersey Shore!! With hundreds of vehicles on display this is a not to miss event. Come and see everything from fire trucks to family cars, motorcycles...

Cost: Event Free / $5 Parking Fee

Where:
The Historic Village @ Allaire
4263 Atlantic Avenue
Farmingdale, NJ  07727
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Join us at our annual StoryTime LIVE! event on Saturday, August 26th, 2017 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM to hang out with *CURIOUS GEORGE* and learn all about our incredible Academy! This event is fun,...

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
Kiddie Academy of Hoboken
112 Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: Kiddie Academy
Telephone: (201) 222-0111
Contact Name: Gina Palmiero, M.A.
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Registration is now open for our Summer Nature Camps for kids from 4 through 10th grade, featuring both day and overnight camps. Our staff are committed to guiding your child in outdoor adventures...

Cost: $125; $325; $650 - early-bird discounts available

Where:
Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary
11 Hardscrabble Road
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
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SUMMER NATURE CAMP is now booking! June 19 – September 1 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM $345 a week; $100 for Junior Naturalists Preschool week; $360 for Sr. Naturalists week with a Thursday night overnight...

Cost: $345 a week min.

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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EXPLORE OUR NEW GEOCACHE TRAIL Our exciting new geocache trail is now open! If you have never been Geocaching, it is a great family activity that is a combination of compass orienteering and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Are you looking for a different type of summer camp for your kids? Consider summer camp at the Bergen County Equestrian Center at Overpeck Park in Leonia, N.J., for boys and girls 7 – 13 years...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Bergen County Equestrian Center
40 Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ , NJ   07605
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Classic Car Show at the Hawthorne Farmers' Market. Antique Cars, Trucks, Hot Rods, Classics and Motorcycles. No Registration Fee. No Entry Fee. Free, Fun Event for the Whole Family. DJ Music....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hawthorne Farmers' Market
Grand Avenue
Behind the Library
Hawthorne , NJ  07506
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Sponsor: Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 973-427-5078
Contact Name: Meg Natale
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Planning summer activities? Love to win prizes? Sign up to participate in “The County Caper”! Once again the Naturalists at the Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in...

Cost: $20

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Maria Rossi
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Planning summer activities? Love to win prizes? Sign up to participate in “The County Caper”! Once again the Naturalists at the Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in...

Cost: $20

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Maria Rossi
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Vendor and craftets event Self guided tours

Cost: Free

Where:
Dr Wm Robinson Museum
593 Madison Hill Road
Clark, NJ  07066
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Sponsor: Clark Historic Society
Telephone: 908-296-7620
Contact Name: Nancy Morris

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Mini engineers get to build different structures and test their durability using epic themed sling shots with their favorite Angry Birds characters. You can also build and race handheld vehicles,...

Where:
New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street
Corona, NY
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Join Schiff Nature Preserve for an easy hike and gentle yoga session, suitable for both beginners and experienced practitioners. We will begin with a meditation and centering session indoors, then...

Cost: Member free is $15.00. Non member fee is $20.00

Where:
Schiff Nature Center
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Center
Telephone: 197-354-36004
Contact Name: Lauren Theis
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The National Constitution Center presents American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding, illuminating the founding era through priceless drafts of the U.S. Constitution. Open Now.

Cost: $0-$17

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: (215) 409-6600
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"Wheaton Wide Open" is a series of selected days from September 2016 through August 2017 with free admission for all visitors. This program is part of a series of selected three-day weekends...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Rd
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: PNCArts Alive
Telephone: 856-825-6800
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Mini engineers get to build different structures and test their durability using epic themed sling shots with their favorite Angry Birds characters. You can also build and race handheld vehicles,...

Where:
New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street
Corona, NY
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nterested in ghost hunting? Like learning about the supernatural? Visit Historic Cold Spring Village for ‘Paranormal Pursuits’: Spiritualism in the 1800s on Saturday and Sunday, August 19th and...

Cost: 12.00

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9 South
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: Gaiss' Market
Telephone: 609-898-2300
Contact Name: Sandy Nickel
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Let your little ones burn off some energy at Sky Zone's Toddler Time, where the trampolines are cleared of all "big kids" to make room for the littlest jumpers. Summer hours:...

Cost: $8 per toddler, $12 per accompanying adult

Where:
Sky Zone
600 Hadley Rd.
South Plainfield, NJ  07080
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Telephone: (908) 756-5867
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Planning summer activities? Love to win prizes? Sign up to participate in “The County Caper”! Once again the Naturalists at the Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in...

Cost: $20

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Maria Rossi
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Comic book festival featuring vendors, artists, writers, costume groups, crafts. Guests include Joe del Beato (G.I. Joe), Bob Petrecca (Batman), 15 year old artist Mackenzie Rose Hawk, Philadelphia...

Cost: $5.00. Children under 12 free.

Where:
Toms River Elks
600 Washington Street
corner of Clifton Avenue
Toms River, NJ  08753
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Sponsor: Toms River Elks
Telephone: 609-242-7756
Contact Name: Mary Campbell
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The world is filled with patterns. Kids can get totally lost in this new exhibit, where they’lli learn the importance of patterns an elaborate 1700-square-foot mirror maze. As kids make their...

Cost: $21 for kids, $25 for adults

Where:
The Franklin Institute
271 North 21st Street
Philadelphia , PA
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WheatonArts and the Glasstown Antique Fire Brigade host the 37th Annual Glasstown Antique Fire Brigade Muster and Fire Fighter’s Family Day, August 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Over 80 antique fire...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Rd
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
Telephone: 856-825-6800
Contact Name: Samantha Trembly
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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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Beat the heat this summer in a new wet ‘n’ wild exhibit that’s equal parts educational and fun. Kids splash around in an 800-square-foot space which has an interactive water...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
The Tisch Building
212 W 83rd St
New York, NY
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Telephone: (212)-721-1223
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WheatonArts and the Glasstown Antique Fire Brigade host the 37th Annual Glasstown Antique Fire Brigade Muster and Fire Fighter’s Family Day, August 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Over 80 antique fire...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
1501 Glasstown Rd
Millville, NJ  08332
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Sponsor: Wheaton Arts & Cultural Center
Telephone: 185-682-56800
Contact Name: Samantha Trembly
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Aspiring artists can get inspired by the explosion of DIY culture and art. (Thanks, Etsy!).  Kids check out the work of 10 artists who use different types of mediums like crocheting,...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton St.
New York, NY
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Telephone: 212.274.0986
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Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering an Introductory English-style horseback ride on Sunday, August 20,...

Cost: $40 and $50

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Come on out to Liberty State Park and join us as we search for a variety of summer shorebirds. Please dress to be outdoors and bring binoculars if you have them. The walk will begin at the Park...

Cost: FREE; Pre-registration required

Where:
Liberty State Park
200 Morris Pesin Drive
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty State Park
Telephone: 201-915-3400 x202
Contact Name: Nature Center
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Explore an exhibition featuring some of Murtogh’s personal favorites, including a variety of large and elegant table model cylinder musical boxes and upright disc boxes. Impressive instruments...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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The Mega Model Train set returns! This popular 288-square foot model includes over 35 diesel and steam locomotives and close to 50 interactive working accessories. Visitors will also have the...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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Highlighting the significant changes American military uniforms have undergone since the country’s inception in 1776, the uniforms featured in this exhibition include examples from the...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3706

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The Magnolia Landing Summer Series will host its first-ever event in Journal Square on Saturday, July 22nd from 11:00am to 4:00pm. The inaugural outdoor gathering will feature food and drink, local...

Cost: Free

Where:
Journal Squared
615 Pavonia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ  07306
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Go back in time (we’re talking 100 years!) and learn how one of NYC’s busiest subway lines came to be. Visitors get a thorough look at the subway’s history dating back to the...

Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for kids

Where:
Corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street
Downtown Brooklyn
New York, NY
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Blues and Craft Brews Family Festival - Featuring - Legendary and Award-Winning Alexis P. Suter Band - Special Guests - The Outcrops - Atlanta Cafe Band - Unique Craft Beers - Great Food - Electic...

Cost: 15.00 day of fest / 12 and under - FREE

Where:
The Inn at Millrace Pond
313 Johnson Road
Rt. 519
Hope, NJ
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Sponsor: Tramontin Harley-Dividson and Joe Hirsch Productions
Telephone: 908-459-4884
Contact Name: The Inn at Millrace Pond
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Special Solar Eclipse Walk in Workshop. On Mon. Aug. 21, there will be a total solar eclipse seen in parts of the U.S. In NY, we will see a partial eclipse.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Staten Island Children's Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301
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Stop by every Monday from June 26-August 28 for a chance to swim with real mermaids! From 10am to noon, let your little ones' imaginations run wild at this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Cost: Tickets start at $12.95

Where:
Runaway Rapids Waterpark
275 Beachway Ave
Keansburg, NJ  07734
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The CRRNJ Terminal, Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island stand together as the Historic Trilogy. Come follow the trail of the immigrant experience. This program will include the film “Dreams of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Liberty State Park CRRNJ Terminal
1 Audrey Zapp Drive
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty State Park
Telephone: 201-544-5185
Contact Name: Nature Center
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The National Constitution Center presents John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice, an exhibit that explores Chief Justice John Marshall's role within the early Republic, including his life...

Cost: 20

Where:
the National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Essex County Summer Music

Cost: free

Where:
Monte Irvin Park
Central Avenue
Orange, NJ
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Gather in downtown Cranford for a low-key day wandering this street festival, which features more than 200 artists, kids’ activities like inflatable slides, bounce houses, a train ride and...

Where:
Downtown Cranford
Cranford, NJ  07016


Telephone: 908-654-1400
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Yo ho ho, the mighty Lehigh River is being invaded by our very own crew of Pocono Pirates!   Arrgh, Captain Jack and his crew are armed with water cannons and planning a...

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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This exhibition features artists from the Matheny Arts Access Program and Arts Unbound working as part of Art Garden CSA (Community Supported Art). Both organizations support and serve artists with...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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Theater for the New City's 41st Street Theater tour will be "Checks and Balances, or Bottoms Up!" Rip-roaring musical tours City's streets, parks and playgrounds August 5 to September 17. A...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jackie Robinson Park
W. 147th St & Bradhurst Avenue
Harlem, NY  10030
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Explore some of the most important works in the Barnes collection in a family-friendly way, and learn to see like an artist. Collection admission included; reservations required. Tours are for...

Cost: Collection admission included; reservations required.

Where:
The Barnes Foundation
2025 Benjamin Franklin Pkwy
Philadelphia, PA  19130
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Sunmmer Group Test Prep class for SAT & ACT Test. 60 hours over 17 sessions using all authentic College Board and The Real Act Materials. 10 student average class size. More information and online...

Cost: $1799.00

Where:
Freehold YMCA
470 East Freehold Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: Elite Tutoring Academy
Telephone: 732-234-6685
Contact Name: Jeffrey Malek
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This NEW event is sure to bring some spicy to the Jersey Shore! Celebrate the entertainment and culture of the Latin world with authentic food, great music, dancing, games and so much more!...

Cost: Children 12 and under always FREE. General Parking $5 General Admission $5

Where:
Monmouth Park Racetrack
Oceanport Avenue
Oceanport, NJ  07757
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Telephone: 732-747-4449
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The Garden is the place to be for exciting hoops action all summer long! With superstar Tina Charles leading the way, along with Epiphanny Prince, Sugar Rodgers, Kiah Stokes, and head coach Bill...

Cost: Starting at $15.00

Where:
Madison Square Garden
4 Pennslyvania Plaza
New York, NY  10001
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Telephone: 212-465-6766
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Summer Small Group Test Prep class for SAT & ACT Test.60 hours over 17 sessions using all authentic College Board and The Real Act Materials. 10 student average class size. For more information...

Cost: 1799.00

Where:
Old Bridge Location
123 Route 516
Old Bridge, NJ  08857
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Sponsor: Elite Tutoring Academy
Telephone: 732-234-6685
Contact Name: Jeffrey Malek
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Cost: $5 per car

Where:
Garret Mountain Reservation
8 Mountain Ave
Woodland Park, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Passaic County
Telephone: 973-897-3296
Contact Name: Pat Alexander
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Yarn over Time is a crochet and knitting group designed for after work and evening crafters. All ages and experience levels welcome, including beginners. Join us to get acquainted, share ideas,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: 908-813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Come out and see the Alexis P. Suter Band, The Outcrops and the Atlanta Cafe Band. Unique craft beers, great food, eclectic vendors. Rain or shine. Under the big tent. Lawn chairs welcome. No...

Cost: $10 in advance; $15 day of. Bikers, seniors and students $10.

Where:
The Inn At Millrace Pond
313 Johnsonburg Rd (Rte 519)
Hope, NJ
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Sponsor: Tramontin Harley-Davidson & Joe Hirsch Productions
Telephone: 908-459-4884
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Theater Project Jr will be holding auditions for their summer production of The Wizard of Oz. auditions a little different this year - it's going to be done by submitting a video of yourself...

Cost: 350

Where:
Hamilton Stage
54 Chestnut Street
Rahway, NJ  07974
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Sponsor: The Theater Project
Telephone: 732-261-0096
Contact Name: Mary Iannelli
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Don't miss our favorite neighborhood event! Live music by local bands, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, craft beer garden, food and fun for the kiddos. This event takes place on our Festival...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Yardley, PA  19067
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Join Powerflow Yoga at Whole Foods in Morristown this summer for Yoga Under the Stars. Your favorite PFY Morristown teachers will lead 60-minute power vinyasa classes in the outdoor cafe. Grab a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Whole Foods Market, Washington Street
Whole Foods Market, Washington St
Morristown, NJ   07960
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Sponsor: Powerflow Yoga
Telephone: 973.998.6277
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The arts district's resident Punk Prince is preparing a special evening of music for the UCPAC's Jazz Club Series! On August 20th, come see Jimmy Fasulo (American Idiot, Floyd Collins, If/Then,...

Cost: $10

Where:
Union County Performing Arts Center
1601 Irving Street
Rahway, NJ  07065
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Set in an NYC rehearsal room, DEAR JANE journeys into the life of a passionate artist, Julie, who explores the many divergent paths of her past. From her fractured relationship with her identical...

Cost: 55.00-65.00

Where:
Theatre Row’s Clurman Theatre
410 West 42nd Street
NEW YORK, NY  10036
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Telephone: 646-481-6583

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Vertical Adventures Track and Field produces the BEST Track & Field related Camps, Clinics, Competitions, Exhibitions, and more! We are the ONLY Track & Field Camp In The World Staffed...

Cost: Variable, depending on event!

Where:
Various Locations In New Jersey & Beyond!
, NJ


Sponsor: VS Athletics

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Join us this summer while our Preschool Reading Specialists use a variety of water based hands-on games and activities to make reading fun for your 3-5-year-old! Splash into Reading was created...

Cost: 0

Where:
In-Home Sessions
, NJ


Sponsor: Preschool Readers
Telephone: 762.233.READ (7323)
Contact Name: Lisa Vodola
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This summer, dig up the past just like Montana's famed dino hunter Jack Horner. LSC's outdoor Dino Dig has 35 tons of sand holding 55 full-sized Cretaceous fossil replicas. Find bones like a 5-foot...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty Science Center
Telephone: 201-253-1310
Contact Name: Elizabeth Romanaux
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SaikouCon, which means "best convention", is the annual anime convention of Pennsylvania's Lehigh Valley, boasting a dedicated staff of longtime Japanese anime and manga fans. The convention grew...

Cost: $15-$60

Where:
Holiday Inn Center City Allentown
904 Hamilton Street
Allentown, PA  18101
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Sponsor: SaikouCon Anime Convention
Contact Name: Michael Meade
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Learn how drones work, and then use basic programming to plan out the route for a drone in our interactive workshop.

Cost: Free. Registration Required

Where:
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86
W 46th St and 12th Ave
New York, NY  10036
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Telephone: 877-957-SHIP
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Enjoy the abundant summer bounty of the Garden State by attending the Jersey Fresh Food Festival on August 19th & 20th at Alstede Farms! Culinary expert, Jenn Borealo, will be utilizing our...

Cost: free

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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A neighborhood favorite! Relax and enjoy delicious farm-fresh food each Friday night this summer* for fresh air family fun, great food, live music and good friends! Donaldson Farms staff...

Cost: Free

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Road
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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Inspiring and fun, ENDANGERED! is a multi-cultural, international, multi-species musical about a so-cial media savvy Kid reporter and a group of famous endangered animals from around the globe, who...

Cost: are $25, $49.75, $69.75 (premium)

Where:
The Davenport Theatre
354 West 45 Street, 2nd Floor
new york, NY  10036
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Telephone: 646-481-6583

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Climb Our Giant Hay Pyramid, Visit and Feed Our Friendly Farm Animals, Stop By Our Bunny Run, See our Goat Walk!, Pony Rides, hayrides, Pick Your Own, corn maze and more! Enjoy homemade ice...

Cost: varies, see website

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Come visit the Farm to Table Market at Duke Farms for fresh, local fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, cheese, bread, sauces, salsas, pasta, hot sauce, jams, nut butters, honey, baked goods, pickled...

Cost: Free

Where:
Duke Farms Orientation Center
1112 Dukes Parkway West
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Sponsor: Duke Farms
Telephone: 908-524-6125
Contact Name: Lauren Salvatore
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Cost: $2

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Drop-In-Studio Every Sunday, 1–4 p.m. FREE for members/included in Museum admission Drop by MAM's Helen & Bill Geyer Art Studio to explore a range of art materials and processes based on artwork...

Cost: FREE for members/included in Museum admission

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo
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  The Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center present the 32nd annual Summer Concert Series, featuring the best in local and regional jazz,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard
301 N Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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New in the Planetarium! Go on a spectacular journey to witness the most beautiful, powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system. From a 400-year-old hurricane to a dust tempest...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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The Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center present the 32nd annual Summer Concert Series, featuring the best in local and regional jazz, folk, world,...

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center
301 North Harrison Street
, NJ
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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). July 3- Thunder Hill July 10- Sunset...

Cost: Free

Where:
Park Lake Gazebo
Rockaway, NJ  07866


Telephone: 973-627-2000
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Sundays are for families! Bring your family to the Rubin Museum for a Sunday afternoon of family-friendly activities. Drop into the Education Center for some art-making, enjoy our 2:00 p.m. family...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Rubin Museum of Art Education Center
132 West 17th St.
New York, NY  10011
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Learn to Skate USA Cool off this summer! All ages welcome! Sign up by July 10 and receive $10 off! Classes start July 12 and take place on Wednesdays and/or Sundays through August 30. Registration...

Cost: $115+

Where:
Flemington Ice Arena
426 Case Blvd
Flemington, NJ  08822
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Telephone: 908-237-1423
Contact Name: Julie DiLiberto
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We are Accepting Enrollment for Summer & Fall! Space is limited! Open Houses are Every Saturday and Sunday from 2PM-4PM! Contact us for more details at (862) 285-1180 or website...

Cost: Contact Us for Details

Where:
Beyond Today Early Education Center
10-10 Norma Avenue
FairLawn, NJ  07410
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Telephone: 862-285-1180
Contact Name: Dr. G
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Enjoy a day strolling The Smithville Village listening to the beautiful sounds of the Smithville Fife & Drum Corp. They will begin at 1:00pm in front of Fred & Ethel's Lantern Light Tavern. The...

Cost: Free

Where:
Historic Smithville
615 E Moss Mill Road
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Head to downtown Westfield each Tuesday night for a night filled with music and more! Stop by early to shop and dine in the heart of the busy and jam-packed town of Westfield.

Cost: Free

Where:
Foundation Park
Westfield, NJ  07090


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Drop-In Studio Every Sunday, 1–4 p.m. FREE members/included in Museum admission Visitors of all ages are invited to explore a new activity each week with a MAM studio instructor. Come in for 20...

Cost: FREE for members/included in Museum admission

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo
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Pack up your blankets and snacks and head over to the beach by Jenkinson's Boardwalk each Friday night this summer for a fun-filled movie night. July 14: Finding Dory July 21: The LEGO...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk/Beach
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant, NJ  08742
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2 -4:30pm $7.00 for 1 Attraction $10.00 for 2 Attractions $13.00 for ALL Attractions Skate Mates $4.00 + tax Skate Rentals $4.50 + tax PARENTS ADMITTED FREE ON SATURDAY & SUNDAY AFTERNOON SESSIONS

Cost: $7.00

Where:
ISC Cherry Hill
650 Kresson Road
Cherry Hill, NJ  08034
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August 8: Ant-Man August 10: Monster Truck August 22: Zootopia​​​

Cost: Free

Where:
OSPAC
4 Boyland Dr.
West Orange, NJ
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Learn to Skate USA All ages welcome! Cool off this summer! Sign up by July 10 and receive $10 off! Classes start July 12 and take place on Wednesdays and/or Sundays through August 30. Registration...

Cost: $115+

Where:
Flemington Ice Arena
426 Case Blvd
Flemington, NJ  08822
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Telephone: 908-237-1423
Contact Name: Julie DiLiberto
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Every Sunday from 6:30 PM to Dusk on the North Beach, we have participants taking part in tug-of-war, long jump, hula hoop, hurdles, Frisbee golf and various other activities. The centerpiece of...

Cost: Free

Where:
North Beach
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751


Sponsor: Borough of Seaside Heights
Telephone: 732-793-9100
Contact Name: Mr. Mike Graichen
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All concerts start at 8 PM June 12 : Shemekia Copeland June 19 : El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico July 10: Joey DeFrancesco July 24: Alicia Olatuja August 7: Maceo Parker August 21:...

Where:
Camden Waterfront (Wiggins Park Marina)
Camden , NJ


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Head over to the Historic Cold Spring Village at the Cold Spring Brewery for this amazing 45-minute walking tour.

Cost: $15 per person; $12 for children 3-12 years old

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village: Cold Spring Brewery
720 U.S. 9
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Telephone: (609) 898-2300
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August 9: Sing August 16: Grease August 23: Pitch Perfect August 30: Beauty and the Beast

Cost: Free

Where:
Floods Hill in Meadowland Park.
South Orange, NJ


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Enjoy the bounty of the Garden State! Alstede Farms will be serving Jersey Fresh culinary samples made with local homegrown fruits and vegetables. The recipes will give you new ideas on how to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Ln
Chester, NJ
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Telephone: (908) 879-7189
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Can you really huff, puff, and blow a house down? What keeps you drier, running in the rain or walking through it? Can you pull a tablecloth off of a fully set table without disturbing a dish? Put...

Cost: Available with Premium or Combination Pass

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Can you really pull a tablecloth off of a fully set table without disturbing a dish? And does walking through a rainstorm really keep you drier than running through it? The Mythbusters crew use...

Where:
The Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Where:
Smiling Rhino Theatre
470 Wanaque Ave.
Pompton Lakes, NJ
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The Special Spartans heat is an obstacle course race designed to test resilience, strength, stamina, and ability to overcome adversity. Sports are a universal language which unites people on and...

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


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Open Cockpit Weekend at Aviation Hall of Fame of NJ Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum of New Jersey, at Teterboro Airport, will hold its Open Cockpit Weekend on April...

Cost: Adults $10 & Children & Seniors $8.

Where:
Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of NJ
Teterboro Airport
400 Fred Wehran Dr.
Teterboro, NJ
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Telephone: 201-288-6344
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Two young women meet in college and share a lifelong relationship in this funny, poignant play about what it really means to be a friend.

Cost: $46

Where:
New Jersey Repertory Company
179 Broadway
Long Branch, NJ  07740
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Sponsor: New Jersey Repertory Company
Telephone: 732-229-3166
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Grab a beach chair and head to 8th Ave. beach in Belmar starting Saturday, July 8, for free movie night. Here is the exciting lineup of family-friendly titles for summer 2017. Movies start at dusk,...

Cost: Free

Where:
8th Ave. Beach
Belmar, NJ


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Starting on Tuesday, July 4 through Monday, September 4, the Morris Park Alliance will be hosting a Family Photo Scavenger Hunt contest, giving families the opportunity to snap and submit...

Cost: Free

Where:
Morris County Parks
, NJ


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Have your little Picasso get creative and try out these mini art classes, designed to let your child explore the wide world of art. Check with your local Michaels for specific classes and prices.

Cost: $2

Where:
Locations vary
, NJ


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"F Theory" - A World Premiere Play - Two women meet in college and share a lifelong relationship in this funny, poignant play about what it really means to be a friend. Performances Thursdays,...

Cost: $46-$50

Where:
New Jersey Repertory Company
179 Broadway
Parking and entrance in rear
Long Branch, NJ  07740
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Sponsor: New Jersey Repertory Company
Telephone: 732-229-3166
Contact Name: SuzAnne Barabas
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Calling all little whale watchers! Dive into an unforgettable journey and learn about the world of humpback whales through 2D and 3D adventures, located in the Samuel J. and Ethel...

Cost: Free for Voyager-level members. Member pricing: $13.50 adults; $8.50 children

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West & 79th St.
New York, NY  10024
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Check out the art of New York City public schools in this annual exhibit, comprised of sculptures, prints, paintings, photographs and mixed-media works of talented young students in the area.

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Avenue
New York, NY  10028
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Calling all little firefighters! Explore this firefighter-themed exhibit, with tons of hands-on exploring. Check out the old-school pole, try on gear, ring the bell and more at this classic exhibit!

Cost: $8 for ages 1 year and up; members admitted free; grandparents free on Wednesday

Where:
Staten Island Children's Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301
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Your mini-astronauts will be in their element at New Jersey State Museum's planetarium, where they can feel the sensation of soaring through space and beyond while being fully...

Cost: $7 for adults; $5 for children 5 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W State St.
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Telephone: (609) 292-6464
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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 4: Jaws July 9: The Secret Life of Pets July 11: Big Hero 6 July 16: The Wild Life July 18: The LEGO Batman Movie July 23: Storks July 25: The Angry Birds...

Cost: Free

Where:
Seaside Heights Beach
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751


Telephone: 732-793-6488
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If follow all things Southeast Asian food, chances are out-of-the-box recipes for pho pepper fill your newsfeed and you’ve tried making your own variation on a classic dish at home.. But if...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Lemongrass Viet-Thai Restaurant
1729 NJ-10
Morris Plains, NJ
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Telephone: (973) 998-6303
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This giant exhibit puts everything to do with these flying machines on display. Techies fly drones, learn about some new takes on the “unmanned flying machine,” including the Flying...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86
W 46th St and 12th Ave
New York, NJ
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Telephone: 877-957-SHIP
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Free movies on the beach every Sunday and Tuesday at dusk. Movies located at Carteret Avenue. Audience mombers will be seated on the beach. July 4 Jaws July 9 The Secret Life of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Beach at Carteret Avenue
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751


Sponsor: Borough of Seaside Heights
Telephone: 732-793-9100
Contact Name: Mr. Mike Graichen
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Life in Pixels will be holding limited edition beach sessions during the last two weeks of August! Like all of our limited edition sessions, these sessions will offer unique products not found on...

Cost: $500-$1000

Where:
Jersey Shore
, NJ


Sponsor: Life in Pixels Photography
Telephone: 908-524-1724
Contact Name: Kathleen Odenthal
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Join us at our annual StoryTime LIVE! event on Saturday, August 26th, 2017 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM to hang out with *CURIOUS GEORGE* and learn all about our incredible Academy! This event is fun,...

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
Kiddie Academy of Hoboken
112 Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: Kiddie Academy
Telephone: (201) 222-0111
Contact Name: Gina Palmiero, M.A.
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Let your little ones burn off some energy at Sky Zone's Toddler Time, where the trampolines are cleared of all "big kids" to make room for the littlest jumpers. Summer hours:...

Cost: $8 per toddler, $12 per accompanying adult

Where:
Sky Zone
600 Hadley Rd.
South Plainfield, NJ  07080
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Telephone: (908) 756-5867
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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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Aspiring artists can get inspired by the explosion of DIY culture and art. (Thanks, Etsy!).  Kids check out the work of 10 artists who use different types of mediums like crocheting,...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton St.
New York, NY
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Telephone: 212.274.0986
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Go back in time (we’re talking 100 years!) and learn how one of NYC’s busiest subway lines came to be. Visitors get a thorough look at the subway’s history dating back to the...

Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for kids

Where:
Corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street
Downtown Brooklyn
New York, NY
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Stop by every Monday from June 26-August 28 for a chance to swim with real mermaids! From 10am to noon, let your little ones' imaginations run wild at this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Cost: Tickets start at $12.95

Where:
Runaway Rapids Waterpark
275 Beachway Ave
Keansburg, NJ  07734
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This event is open to the general public. It will run from 10 am to 5 pm ET. Activities will include why eclipses happen and how to view them safely. Visitors can view the sun through the...

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Beat the heat this summer in a new wet ‘n’ wild exhibit that’s equal parts educational and fun. Kids splash around in an 800-square-foot space which has an interactive water...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
The Tisch Building
212 W 83rd St
New York, NY
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Telephone: (212)-721-1223
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Yo ho ho, the mighty Lehigh River is being invaded by our very own crew of Pocono Pirates!   Arrgh, Captain Jack and his crew are armed with water cannons and planning a...

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Registration is now open for our Summer Nature Camps for kids from 4 through 10th grade, featuring both day and overnight camps. Our staff are committed to guiding your child in outdoor adventures...

Cost: $125; $325; $650 - early-bird discounts available

Where:
Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary
11 Hardscrabble Road
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
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This exhibition features artists from the Matheny Arts Access Program and Arts Unbound working as part of Art Garden CSA (Community Supported Art). Both organizations support and serve artists with...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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Come and witness one of the most amazing astronomical events of your lifetime in New Jersey. Watch the lights go out as the Moon passes in front of the Sun, making for an exceptional show at UACNJ....

Cost: Donations appreciated

Where:
United Astronomy Clubs of NJ
333 State Park Rd.
Great Meadows, NJ
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On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Anyone within the path of totality can see one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights - a total...

Where:
Edelman Planetarium
Rowan University
201 Mullica Hill Rd.
Glassboro, NJ
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A total Solar Eclipse will move across the United States on Monday, August 21, 2017.  New Jersey will see about 75% of the Sun covered by the Moon.  Join us outside the 3M Observatory to...

Where:
Raritan Valley Community College
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg, NJ
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Join us for the First Total Solar Eclipse of the Sun in the USA since 1979 and the first visible eclipse from all 48 contiguous United States (excluding Alaska and Hawaii) since June 8, 1918. ...

Where:
Robert J. Novins Planetarium
1 College Sr.
Ocean County College Bldg. 13
Toms River, NJ
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Join a park ranger and S.T.A.R. Astronomy to view the solar eclipse. A solar eclipse happens when the moon completely blocks out the sun, revealing the sun's outer atmosphere called the corona....

Cost: Free

Where:
Gateway NRA
Sandy Hook History House, Building 1
Fort Hancock Historic Post
Highlands, NJ
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Bring your lawn chair or a blanket and we will provide the protective glasses and snacks at this three-hour Solar Eclipse Viewing Party. Princeton is not in the path of totality, but there should...

Cost: Free

Where:
Palmer Square
40 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ
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Come for a presentation about solar eclipses, then choose between watching a live NASA Solar Eclipse MegaCast or going outside to observe a partial eclipse (71%) with special protective glasses...

Where:
Elizabeth Public Library
11 S. Broad St.
Elizabeth, NJ
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Join us for a solar eclipse viewing party on the green!

Cost: Free

Where:
Caldwell Free Public Library
268 Bloomfield Ave.
Caldwell, NJ
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 A solar eclipse will be visible on August 21st and won’t happen again for another 40 years! Join us to learn what creates a solar eclipse, an easy eclipse craft followed by a a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Woodbury Public Library
33 Delaware St.
Woodbury, NJ
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SUMMER NATURE CAMP is now booking! June 19 – September 1 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM $345 a week; $100 for Junior Naturalists Preschool week; $360 for Sr. Naturalists week with a Thursday night overnight...

Cost: $345 a week min.

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Mini engineers get to build different structures and test their durability using epic themed sling shots with their favorite Angry Birds characters. You can also build and race handheld vehicles,...

Where:
New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street
Corona, NY
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Many of the tools, toys, and appliances we use every day rely on electric circuits, gears, and motors to move and work. Spend the week exploring just exactly how they all fit together! Combining...

Cost: $450

Where:
scienceSeeds Main
100 Bunn Drive
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: scienceSeeds
Telephone: 609-759-1626
Contact Name: Michal
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EXPLORE OUR NEW GEOCACHE TRAIL Our exciting new geocache trail is now open! If you have never been Geocaching, it is a great family activity that is a combination of compass orienteering and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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A neighborhood favorite! Relax and enjoy delicious farm-fresh food each Friday night this summer* for fresh air family fun, great food, live music and good friends! Donaldson Farms staff...

Cost: Free

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Road
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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Are you looking for a different type of summer camp for your kids? Consider summer camp at the Bergen County Equestrian Center at Overpeck Park in Leonia, N.J., for boys and girls 7 – 13 years...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Bergen County Equestrian Center
40 Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ , NJ   07605
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Vendor and craftets event Self guided tours

Cost: Free

Where:
Dr Wm Robinson Museum
593 Madison Hill Road
Clark, NJ  07066
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Sponsor: Clark Historic Society
Telephone: 908-296-7620
Contact Name: Nancy Morris

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The Mega Model Train set returns! This popular 288-square foot model includes over 35 diesel and steam locomotives and close to 50 interactive working accessories. Visitors will also have the...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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  The Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center present the 32nd annual Summer Concert Series, featuring the best in local and regional jazz,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard
301 N Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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The Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center present the 32nd annual Summer Concert Series, featuring the best in local and regional jazz, folk, world,...

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center
301 North Harrison Street
, NJ
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Head to downtown Westfield each Tuesday night for a night filled with music and more! Stop by early to shop and dine in the heart of the busy and jam-packed town of Westfield.

Cost: Free

Where:
Foundation Park
Westfield, NJ  07090


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August 8: Ant-Man August 10: Monster Truck August 22: Zootopia​​​

Cost: Free

Where:
OSPAC
4 Boyland Dr.
West Orange, NJ
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Explore an exhibition featuring some of Murtogh’s personal favorites, including a variety of large and elegant table model cylinder musical boxes and upright disc boxes. Impressive instruments...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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Highlighting the significant changes American military uniforms have undergone since the country’s inception in 1776, the uniforms featured in this exhibition include examples from the...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3706

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The Magnolia Landing Summer Series will host its first-ever event in Journal Square on Saturday, July 22nd from 11:00am to 4:00pm. The inaugural outdoor gathering will feature food and drink, local...

Cost: Free

Where:
Journal Squared
615 Pavonia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ  07306
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Mini engineers get to build different structures and test their durability using epic themed sling shots with their favorite Angry Birds characters. You can also build and race handheld vehicles,...

Where:
New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street
Corona, NY
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The National Constitution Center presents American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding, illuminating the founding era through priceless drafts of the U.S. Constitution. Open Now.

Cost: $0-$17

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: (215) 409-6600
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The world is filled with patterns. Kids can get totally lost in this new exhibit, where they’lli learn the importance of patterns an elaborate 1700-square-foot mirror maze. As kids make their...

Cost: $21 for kids, $25 for adults

Where:
The Franklin Institute
271 North 21st Street
Philadelphia , PA
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The National Constitution Center presents John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice, an exhibit that explores Chief Justice John Marshall's role within the early Republic, including his life...

Cost: 20

Where:
the National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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All concerts start at 8 PM June 12 : Shemekia Copeland June 19 : El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico July 10: Joey DeFrancesco July 24: Alicia Olatuja August 7: Maceo Parker August 21:...

Where:
Camden Waterfront (Wiggins Park Marina)
Camden , NJ


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Set in an NYC rehearsal room, DEAR JANE journeys into the life of a passionate artist, Julie, who explores the many divergent paths of her past. From her fractured relationship with her identical...

Cost: 55.00-65.00

Where:
Theatre Row’s Clurman Theatre
410 West 42nd Street
NEW YORK, NY  10036
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Telephone: 646-481-6583

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Head over to the Historic Cold Spring Village at the Cold Spring Brewery for this amazing 45-minute walking tour.

Cost: $15 per person; $12 for children 3-12 years old

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village: Cold Spring Brewery
720 U.S. 9
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Telephone: (609) 898-2300
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August 9: Sing August 16: Grease August 23: Pitch Perfect August 30: Beauty and the Beast

Cost: Free

Where:
Floods Hill in Meadowland Park.
South Orange, NJ


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Can you really huff, puff, and blow a house down? What keeps you drier, running in the rain or walking through it? Can you pull a tablecloth off of a fully set table without disturbing a dish? Put...

Cost: Available with Premium or Combination Pass

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Can you really pull a tablecloth off of a fully set table without disturbing a dish? And does walking through a rainstorm really keep you drier than running through it? The Mythbusters crew use...

Where:
The Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Where:
Smiling Rhino Theatre
470 Wanaque Ave.
Pompton Lakes, NJ
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Grab a beach chair and head to 8th Ave. beach in Belmar starting Saturday, July 8, for free movie night. Here is the exciting lineup of family-friendly titles for summer 2017. Movies start at dusk,...

Cost: Free

Where:
8th Ave. Beach
Belmar, NJ


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Pack up your blankets and snacks and head over to the beach by Jenkinson's Boardwalk each Friday night this summer for a fun-filled movie night. July 14: Finding Dory July 21: The LEGO...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk/Beach
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant, NJ  08742
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Have your little Picasso get creative and try out these mini art classes, designed to let your child explore the wide world of art. Check with your local Michaels for specific classes and prices.

Cost: $2

Where:
Locations vary
, NJ


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Calling all little whale watchers! Dive into an unforgettable journey and learn about the world of humpback whales through 2D and 3D adventures, located in the Samuel J. and Ethel...

Cost: Free for Voyager-level members. Member pricing: $13.50 adults; $8.50 children

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West & 79th St.
New York, NY  10024
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Check out the art of New York City public schools in this annual exhibit, comprised of sculptures, prints, paintings, photographs and mixed-media works of talented young students in the area.

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Avenue
New York, NY  10028
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Cost: $2

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Calling all little firefighters! Explore this firefighter-themed exhibit, with tons of hands-on exploring. Check out the old-school pole, try on gear, ring the bell and more at this classic exhibit!

Cost: $8 for ages 1 year and up; members admitted free; grandparents free on Wednesday

Where:
Staten Island Children's Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301
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Your mini-astronauts will be in their element at New Jersey State Museum's planetarium, where they can feel the sensation of soaring through space and beyond while being fully...

Cost: $7 for adults; $5 for children 5 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W State St.
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Telephone: (609) 292-6464
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M3 Studios is a highly personalized fitness training facility in Hopewell, NJ; we are not a health club selling personal training. We offer personal training for adults, kids programs and outdoor...

Cost: Studio Rates

Where:
Hopewell Borough
5 Railroad Place
Hopewell, NJ  08525
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Telephone: 609-333-0096
Contact Name: Mel Johnson
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Starting on Tuesday, July 4 through Monday, September 4, the Morris Park Alliance will be hosting a Family Photo Scavenger Hunt contest, giving families the opportunity to snap and submit...

Cost: Free

Where:
Morris County Parks
, NJ


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Come join us this summer and become a DIY Kid! "DIY Kids" is an enrichment program designed to teach the proper and safe use of hand tools and general woodworking skills to girls and boys. Through...

Cost: 395

Where:
THE DIY JOINT
51 HARRISON ST
SUITE A207
HOBOKEN, NJ  07030
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Telephone: 551-222-8700
Contact Name: PRISCILLA VAN HOUTEN
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The Special Spartans heat is an obstacle course race designed to test resilience, strength, stamina, and ability to overcome adversity. Sports are a universal language which unites people on and...

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


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This summer, dig up the past just like Montana's famed dino hunter Jack Horner. LSC's outdoor Dino Dig has 35 tons of sand holding 55 full-sized Cretaceous fossil replicas. Find bones like a 5-foot...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty Science Center
Telephone: 201-253-1310
Contact Name: Elizabeth Romanaux
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Open Cockpit Weekend at Aviation Hall of Fame of NJ Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum of New Jersey, at Teterboro Airport, will hold its Open Cockpit Weekend on April...

Cost: Adults $10 & Children & Seniors $8.

Where:
Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of NJ
Teterboro Airport
400 Fred Wehran Dr.
Teterboro, NJ
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Telephone: 201-288-6344
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All events on August 21:   Solar Eclipse Party  North Plainfield branch - Program Room Monday, August 21: 12:00pm - 3:00pm AGE GROUP:  KIDS, FAMILIES...

Where:
Various locations
, NJ


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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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If follow all things Southeast Asian food, chances are out-of-the-box recipes for pho pepper fill your newsfeed and you’ve tried making your own variation on a classic dish at home.. But if...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Lemongrass Viet-Thai Restaurant
1729 NJ-10
Morris Plains, NJ
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Telephone: (973) 998-6303
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This giant exhibit puts everything to do with these flying machines on display. Techies fly drones, learn about some new takes on the “unmanned flying machine,” including the Flying...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86
W 46th St and 12th Ave
New York, NJ
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Telephone: 877-957-SHIP
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For all ages. Join the Northeast Branch in celebrating the solar eclipse by having a retro space party! More information to be announced.

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: 908-813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Families with 2-5 year olds are invited to join us to learn about our exciting Pre-School and School Readiness classes! Participate in an art or science project or have fun singing and dancing...

Cost: Free

Where:
Gymboree Play and Music of Pine Brook, NJ
321 Changebridge Rd
Pine Brook, NJ  07058
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Sponsor: Gymboree Play and Music of Pine Brook, NJ
Telephone: 973-227-7588
Contact Name: Richard Cramer
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Sunmmer Group Test Prep class for SAT & ACT Test. 60 hours over 17 sessions using all authentic College Board and The Real Act Materials. 10 student average class size. More information and online...

Cost: $1799.00

Where:
Freehold YMCA
470 East Freehold Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: Elite Tutoring Academy
Telephone: 732-234-6685
Contact Name: Jeffrey Malek
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Summer Small Group Test Prep class for SAT & ACT Test.60 hours over 17 sessions using all authentic College Board and The Real Act Materials. 10 student average class size. For more information...

Cost: 1799.00

Where:
Old Bridge Location
123 Route 516
Old Bridge, NJ  08857
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Sponsor: Elite Tutoring Academy
Telephone: 732-234-6685
Contact Name: Jeffrey Malek
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Yarn over Time is a crochet and knitting group designed for after work and evening crafters. All ages and experience levels welcome, including beginners. Join us to get acquainted, share ideas,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: 908-813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Don't miss our favorite neighborhood event! Live music by local bands, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, craft beer garden, food and fun for the kiddos. This event takes place on our Festival...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Yardley, PA  19067
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Join Powerflow Yoga at Whole Foods in Morristown this summer for Yoga Under the Stars. Your favorite PFY Morristown teachers will lead 60-minute power vinyasa classes in the outdoor cafe. Grab a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Whole Foods Market, Washington Street
Whole Foods Market, Washington St
Morristown, NJ   07960
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Sponsor: Powerflow Yoga
Telephone: 973.998.6277
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Join us this summer while our Preschool Reading Specialists use a variety of water based hands-on games and activities to make reading fun for your 3-5-year-old! Splash into Reading was created...

Cost: 0

Where:
In-Home Sessions
, NJ


Sponsor: Preschool Readers
Telephone: 762.233.READ (7323)
Contact Name: Lisa Vodola
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Summer Sea Campers get their feet wet exploring sharks, sea turtles and everything in between. Camp Includes: Hands-on Science Activities Up-close animal experiences Behind-the-scenes tours...

Cost: $316 per week

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Sponsor: Center for Aquatic Scienes
Telephone: 856-361-1025
Contact Name: Sharon Morrell
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Join a great group of people and play Mahjongg. Games from beginner to advanced. Beginners welcome!

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: 908-813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Inspiring and fun, ENDANGERED! is a multi-cultural, international, multi-species musical about a so-cial media savvy Kid reporter and a group of famous endangered animals from around the globe, who...

Cost: are $25, $49.75, $69.75 (premium)

Where:
The Davenport Theatre
354 West 45 Street, 2nd Floor
new york, NY  10036
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Telephone: 646-481-6583

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Climb Our Giant Hay Pyramid, Visit and Feed Our Friendly Farm Animals, Stop By Our Bunny Run, See our Goat Walk!, Pony Rides, hayrides, Pick Your Own, corn maze and more! Enjoy homemade ice...

Cost: varies, see website

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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New in the Planetarium! Go on a spectacular journey to witness the most beautiful, powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system. From a 400-year-old hurricane to a dust tempest...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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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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Join the Somers Point Recreation Commission for free family-friendly fun Monday evenings at 6:30 p.m. this summer. Events are William Morrow Beach and the Municipal Beach Park, located in between...

Cost: Free

Where:
William Morrow Beach/Municipal Beach Park
Somers Point, NJ  08244

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All boardwalk concerts start at 7:00 PM on Mondays this season. July 3 Joey Arminio & The Family's USO Review July 10 Time Machine July 17 JP LaStella and Co. July 24 Juke Box Legends...

Cost: Free

Where:
Boardwalk
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751


Sponsor: Borough of Seaside Heights
Telephone: 732-793-9100
Contact Name: Mr. Mike Graichen
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Bring your beach chairs and blankets to North Beach on Monday nights for our family-friendly Bonfire on the Beach. While the fire burns, sit back and enjoy the acoustic sounds of local singers and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
North Beach`
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751


Sponsor: Borough of Seaside Heights
Telephone: 732-793-9100
Contact Name: Mr. Mike Graichen
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Let your little ones burn off some energy at Sky Zone's Toddler Time, where the trampolines are cleared of all "big kids" to make room for the littlest jumpers. Summer hours:...

Cost: $8 per toddler, $12 per accompanying adult

Where:
Sky Zone
600 Hadley Rd.
South Plainfield, NJ  07080
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Telephone: (908) 756-5867
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Go back in time (we’re talking 100 years!) and learn how one of NYC’s busiest subway lines came to be. Visitors get a thorough look at the subway’s history dating back to the...

Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for kids

Where:
Corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street
Downtown Brooklyn
New York, NY
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EXPLORE OUR NEW GEOCACHE TRAIL Our exciting new geocache trail is now open! If you have never been Geocaching, it is a great family activity that is a combination of compass orienteering and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Are you looking for a different type of summer camp for your kids? Consider summer camp at the Bergen County Equestrian Center at Overpeck Park in Leonia, N.J., for boys and girls 7 – 13 years...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Bergen County Equestrian Center
40 Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ , NJ   07605
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Vendor and craftets event Self guided tours

Cost: Free

Where:
Dr Wm Robinson Museum
593 Madison Hill Road
Clark, NJ  07066
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Sponsor: Clark Historic Society
Telephone: 908-296-7620
Contact Name: Nancy Morris

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The National Constitution Center presents American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding, illuminating the founding era through priceless drafts of the U.S. Constitution. Open Now.

Cost: $0-$17

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: (215) 409-6600
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An adventurous teenager leaves the safety and security of her island on a daring journey to save her people. Inexplicably drawn to the ocean, she convinces the mighty demigod Maui (voice of Dwayne...

Cost: 0

Where:
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: (973) 539-8008
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Explore an exhibition featuring some of Murtogh’s personal favorites, including a variety of large and elegant table model cylinder musical boxes and upright disc boxes. Impressive instruments...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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Highlighting the significant changes American military uniforms have undergone since the country’s inception in 1776, the uniforms featured in this exhibition include examples from the...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3706

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Stop by every Monday from June 26-August 28 for a chance to swim with real mermaids! From 10am to noon, let your little ones' imaginations run wild at this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Cost: Tickets start at $12.95

Where:
Runaway Rapids Waterpark
275 Beachway Ave
Keansburg, NJ  07734
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This exhibition features artists from the Matheny Arts Access Program and Arts Unbound working as part of Art Garden CSA (Community Supported Art). Both organizations support and serve artists with...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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The Magnolia Landing Summer Series will host its first-ever event in Journal Square on Saturday, July 22nd from 11:00am to 4:00pm. The inaugural outdoor gathering will feature food and drink, local...

Cost: Free

Where:
Journal Squared
615 Pavonia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ  07306
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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 National Constitution Center presents John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice, an exhibit that explores Chief Justice John Marshall's role within the early Republic, including his life...

Cost: 20

Where:
the National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Aspiring artists can get inspired by the explosion of DIY culture and art. (Thanks, Etsy!).  Kids check out the work of 10 artists who use different types of mediums like crocheting,...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton St.
New York, NY
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Telephone: 212.274.0986
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A neighborhood favorite! Relax and enjoy delicious farm-fresh food each Friday night this summer* for fresh air family fun, great food, live music and good friends! Donaldson Farms staff...

Cost: Free

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Road
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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The Mega Model Train set returns! This popular 288-square foot model includes over 35 diesel and steam locomotives and close to 50 interactive working accessories. Visitors will also have the...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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  The Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center present the 32nd annual Summer Concert Series, featuring the best in local and regional jazz,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard
301 N Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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The Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center present the 32nd annual Summer Concert Series, featuring the best in local and regional jazz, folk, world,...

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center
301 North Harrison Street
, NJ
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Many of the tools, toys, and appliances we use every day rely on electric circuits, gears, and motors to move and work. Spend the week exploring just exactly how they all fit together! Combining...

Cost: $450

Where:
scienceSeeds Main
100 Bunn Drive
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: scienceSeeds
Telephone: 609-759-1626
Contact Name: Michal
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Sunmmer Group Test Prep class for SAT & ACT Test. 60 hours over 17 sessions using all authentic College Board and The Real Act Materials. 10 student average class size. More information and online...

Cost: $1799.00

Where:
Freehold YMCA
470 East Freehold Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: Elite Tutoring Academy
Telephone: 732-234-6685
Contact Name: Jeffrey Malek
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Summer Small Group Test Prep class for SAT & ACT Test.60 hours over 17 sessions using all authentic College Board and The Real Act Materials. 10 student average class size. For more information...

Cost: 1799.00

Where:
Old Bridge Location
123 Route 516
Old Bridge, NJ  08857
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Sponsor: Elite Tutoring Academy
Telephone: 732-234-6685
Contact Name: Jeffrey Malek
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Head to downtown Westfield each Tuesday night for a night filled with music and more! Stop by early to shop and dine in the heart of the busy and jam-packed town of Westfield.

Cost: Free

Where:
Foundation Park
Westfield, NJ  07090


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August 8: Ant-Man August 10: Monster Truck August 22: Zootopia​​​

Cost: Free

Where:
OSPAC
4 Boyland Dr.
West Orange, NJ
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Head over to the Historic Cold Spring Village at the Cold Spring Brewery for this amazing 45-minute walking tour.

Cost: $15 per person; $12 for children 3-12 years old

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village: Cold Spring Brewery
720 U.S. 9
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Telephone: (609) 898-2300
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August 9: Sing August 16: Grease August 23: Pitch Perfect August 30: Beauty and the Beast

Cost: Free

Where:
Floods Hill in Meadowland Park.
South Orange, NJ


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Can you really pull a tablecloth off of a fully set table without disturbing a dish? And does walking through a rainstorm really keep you drier than running through it? The Mythbusters crew use...

Where:
The Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Grab a beach chair and head to 8th Ave. beach in Belmar starting Saturday, July 8, for free movie night. Here is the exciting lineup of family-friendly titles for summer 2017. Movies start at dusk,...

Cost: Free

Where:
8th Ave. Beach
Belmar, NJ


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Check out the art of New York City public schools in this annual exhibit, comprised of sculptures, prints, paintings, photographs and mixed-media works of talented young students in the area.

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Avenue
New York, NY  10028
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Cost: $2

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Calling all little firefighters! Explore this firefighter-themed exhibit, with tons of hands-on exploring. Check out the old-school pole, try on gear, ring the bell and more at this classic exhibit!

Cost: $8 for ages 1 year and up; members admitted free; grandparents free on Wednesday

Where:
Staten Island Children's Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301
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Registration is now open for our Summer Nature Camps for kids from 4 through 10th grade, featuring both day and overnight camps. Our staff are committed to guiding your child in outdoor adventures...

Cost: $125; $325; $650 - early-bird discounts available

Where:
Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary
11 Hardscrabble Road
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
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SUMMER NATURE CAMP is now booking! June 19 – September 1 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM $345 a week; $100 for Junior Naturalists Preschool week; $360 for Sr. Naturalists week with a Thursday night overnight...

Cost: $345 a week min.

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Where:
Smiling Rhino Theatre
470 Wanaque Ave.
Pompton Lakes, NJ
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Your mini-astronauts will be in their element at New Jersey State Museum's planetarium, where they can feel the sensation of soaring through space and beyond while being fully...

Cost: $7 for adults; $5 for children 5 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W State St.
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Telephone: (609) 292-6464
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Mini engineers get to build different structures and test their durability using epic themed sling shots with their favorite Angry Birds characters. You can also build and race handheld vehicles,...

Where:
New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street
Corona, NY
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Mini engineers get to build different structures and test their durability using epic themed sling shots with their favorite Angry Birds characters. You can also build and race handheld vehicles,...

Where:
New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street
Corona, NY
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The Museum of Early Trades and Crafts is offering Camp in a Day, a Series of five Summer Day Camps for the month of August. Join us on August 22nd for the Stained Glass & Architecture summer camp....

Cost: $45 per session, Discounts for members, multiple camps, and siblings!

Where:
Museum of Early Trades and Crafts
9 Main Street
Madison, NJ  07940
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The world is filled with patterns. Kids can get totally lost in this new exhibit, where they’lli learn the importance of patterns an elaborate 1700-square-foot mirror maze. As kids make their...

Cost: $21 for kids, $25 for adults

Where:
The Franklin Institute
271 North 21st Street
Philadelphia , PA
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Beat the heat this summer in a new wet ‘n’ wild exhibit that’s equal parts educational and fun. Kids splash around in an 800-square-foot space which has an interactive water...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
The Tisch Building
212 W 83rd St
New York, NY
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Telephone: (212)-721-1223
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Join us at our annual StoryTime LIVE! event on Saturday, August 26th, 2017 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM to hang out with *CURIOUS GEORGE* and learn all about our incredible Academy! This event is fun,...

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
Kiddie Academy of Hoboken
112 Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: Kiddie Academy
Telephone: (201) 222-0111
Contact Name: Gina Palmiero, M.A.
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Yo ho ho, the mighty Lehigh River is being invaded by our very own crew of Pocono Pirates!   Arrgh, Captain Jack and his crew are armed with water cannons and planning a...

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Life in Pixels will be holding limited edition beach sessions during the last two weeks of August! Like all of our limited edition sessions, these sessions will offer unique products not found on...

Cost: $500-$1000

Where:
Jersey Shore
, NJ


Sponsor: Life in Pixels Photography
Telephone: 908-524-1724
Contact Name: Kathleen Odenthal
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The Ocean County Mall will be hosting a Vintage Auto Show, presented by the Vintage Auto Museum of New Jersey. The show will take place on Tuesday, August 22nd from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM, in the Ocean...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ocean County Mall, Parking Lot
1201 Hooper Avenue
Toms River, NJ  08753
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Sponsor: Simon Malls
Contact Name: Jacqueline Boselli

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Allegro Arts Academy Open house and Registration: August 22-24 from 6-9pm. Stop in to browse Touchstone Crystal, ON1 Dancewear, & more! Fun games, giveaways, and activities!

Cost: 0.00

Where:
ALLEGRO ARTS ACADEMY
445 Industrial Road Rear
Carlsdadt, NJ
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Telephone: 201-935-2800
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Don't miss our favorite neighborhood event! Live music by local bands, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, craft beer garden, food and fun for the kiddos. This event takes place on our Festival...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Yardley, PA  19067
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Can you really huff, puff, and blow a house down? What keeps you drier, running in the rain or walking through it? Can you pull a tablecloth off of a fully set table without disturbing a dish? Put...

Cost: Available with Premium or Combination Pass

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Starting on Tuesday, July 4 through Monday, September 4, the Morris Park Alliance will be hosting a Family Photo Scavenger Hunt contest, giving families the opportunity to snap and submit...

Cost: Free

Where:
Morris County Parks
, NJ


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Yarn over Time is a crochet and knitting group designed for after work and evening crafters. All ages and experience levels welcome, including beginners. Join us to get acquainted, share ideas,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: 908-813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Celebrate your inner Island Princess at this fun painting party for artists ages 5 and up! Each child will create a Tropical Hibiscus Flower canvas painting to take home. We finish the evening with...

Cost: $25

Where:
Long Valley Arts/Teen Center
214 W. Mill Road
Long Valley, NJ  07853
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Sponsor: ARTSi Studio LLC
Telephone: 973-262-2514
Contact Name: Sharon Calle
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Join Powerflow Yoga at Whole Foods in Morristown this summer for Yoga Under the Stars. Your favorite PFY Morristown teachers will lead 60-minute power vinyasa classes in the outdoor cafe. Grab a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Whole Foods Market, Washington Street
Whole Foods Market, Washington St
Morristown, NJ   07960
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Sponsor: Powerflow Yoga
Telephone: 973.998.6277
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College Benefits Research Group (CBRG) is sponsoring a free community workshop, ideal for parents of college-bound high school sophomores and juniors, on strategies for maximizing your family’s...

Cost: Free

Where:
CBRG Headquarters
7 Becker Farm Road
Suite 102
Roaseland, NJ  07068
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Sponsor: CBRG
Telephone: 888-802-2740
Contact Name: CBRG
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An adventurous teenager leaves the safety and security of her island on a daring journey to save her people. Inexplicably drawn to the ocean, she convinces the mighty demigod Maui (voice of Dwayne...

Cost: 0

Where:
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: (973) 539-8008
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Set in an NYC rehearsal room, DEAR JANE journeys into the life of a passionate artist, Julie, who explores the many divergent paths of her past. From her fractured relationship with her identical...

Cost: 55.00-65.00

Where:
Theatre Row’s Clurman Theatre
410 West 42nd Street
NEW YORK, NY  10036
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Telephone: 646-481-6583

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In a city of anthropomorphic animals, a rookie bunny cop and a cynical con artist fox must work together to uncover a conspiracy. Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/jWM0ct-OLsM

Cost: Free

Where:
Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center
4 Boland Drive
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Sponsor: New Jersey Arts Incubator
Telephone: 973-669-7385
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The Special Spartans heat is an obstacle course race designed to test resilience, strength, stamina, and ability to overcome adversity. Sports are a universal language which unites people on and...

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


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Cost: 0.00

Where:
LaGrande Park
, NJ

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Open Cockpit Weekend at Aviation Hall of Fame of NJ Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum of New Jersey, at Teterboro Airport, will hold its Open Cockpit Weekend on April...

Cost: Adults $10 & Children & Seniors $8.

Where:
Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of NJ
Teterboro Airport
400 Fred Wehran Dr.
Teterboro, NJ
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Telephone: 201-288-6344
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M3 Studios is a highly personalized fitness training facility in Hopewell, NJ; we are not a health club selling personal training. We offer personal training for adults, kids programs and outdoor...

Cost: Studio Rates

Where:
Hopewell Borough
5 Railroad Place
Hopewell, NJ  08525
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Telephone: 609-333-0096
Contact Name: Mel Johnson
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Join us this summer while our Preschool Reading Specialists use a variety of water based hands-on games and activities to make reading fun for your 3-5-year-old! Splash into Reading was created...

Cost: 0

Where:
In-Home Sessions
, NJ


Sponsor: Preschool Readers
Telephone: 762.233.READ (7323)
Contact Name: Lisa Vodola
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Summer Sea Campers get their feet wet exploring sharks, sea turtles and everything in between. Camp Includes: Hands-on Science Activities Up-close animal experiences Behind-the-scenes tours...

Cost: $316 per week

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Sponsor: Center for Aquatic Scienes
Telephone: 856-361-1025
Contact Name: Sharon Morrell
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Come join us this summer and become a DIY Kid! "DIY Kids" is an enrichment program designed to teach the proper and safe use of hand tools and general woodworking skills to girls and boys. Through...

Cost: 395

Where:
THE DIY JOINT
51 HARRISON ST
SUITE A207
HOBOKEN, NJ  07030
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Telephone: 551-222-8700
Contact Name: PRISCILLA VAN HOUTEN
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This summer, dig up the past just like Montana's famed dino hunter Jack Horner. LSC's outdoor Dino Dig has 35 tons of sand holding 55 full-sized Cretaceous fossil replicas. Find bones like a 5-foot...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty Science Center
Telephone: 201-253-1310
Contact Name: Elizabeth Romanaux
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Museum Summer Workshops that will be offered by the artists for adults and children are: June 12th from 10:30am-12:00pm artist Donna Payton will present, a Free Members and Guest Adult Life-long...

Cost: $10

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
On the Campus of Brookdale Community College, Parking Lot #1 off Museum Drive
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Sponsor: Monmouth Museum
Telephone: 732-224-1993
Contact Name: Helen
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Inspiring and fun, ENDANGERED! is a multi-cultural, international, multi-species musical about a so-cial media savvy Kid reporter and a group of famous endangered animals from around the globe, who...

Cost: are $25, $49.75, $69.75 (premium)

Where:
The Davenport Theatre
354 West 45 Street, 2nd Floor
new york, NY  10036
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Telephone: 646-481-6583

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Pack up your blankets and snacks and head over to the beach by Jenkinson's Boardwalk each Friday night this summer for a fun-filled movie night. July 14: Finding Dory July 21: The LEGO...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk/Beach
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant, NJ  08742
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Have your little Picasso get creative and try out these mini art classes, designed to let your child explore the wide world of art. Check with your local Michaels for specific classes and prices.

Cost: $2

Where:
Locations vary
, NJ


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Climb Our Giant Hay Pyramid, Visit and Feed Our Friendly Farm Animals, Stop By Our Bunny Run, See our Goat Walk!, Pony Rides, hayrides, Pick Your Own, corn maze and more! Enjoy homemade ice...

Cost: varies, see website

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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New in the Planetarium! Go on a spectacular journey to witness the most beautiful, powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system. From a 400-year-old hurricane to a dust tempest...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Calling all little whale watchers! Dive into an unforgettable journey and learn about the world of humpback whales through 2D and 3D adventures, located in the Samuel J. and Ethel...

Cost: Free for Voyager-level members. Member pricing: $13.50 adults; $8.50 children

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West & 79th St.
New York, NY  10024
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Little Star discovers different kinds of stars in the galaxy, but only the most special have planets around them. Shown on July 18, August 15, & August 22 @ 2:30 pm.

Cost: $8 pp

Where:
Planetarium/RVCC
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Enjoy a laser and video concert featuring songs by a variety of artists including "We Are All Made of Stars" by Moby, "Jungle Love" by the Steve Miller Band, "Best Day of My Life" by American...

Cost: $8 per person

Where:
Planetarium/RVCC
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Features the songs "Let It Go" by Idina Menzel, "Best Day of My Life" by American Authors, "We Will Rock You" by Queen, and "I Love Rock and Roll" by Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. shown on August...

Cost: $8 pp

Where:
Planetarium/RVCC
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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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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Located at the Freehold Raceway Mall, outside the Cheesecake Factory. July 11: Dr. Cheeko Band  July 18: The British Invasion Years July 25: The Nerds August 1: Soul Cruisers ...

Cost: Free

Where:
Freehold Raceway Mall
3710 US 9
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Telephone: 732-440-7000
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July 4: Jaws July 9: The Secret Life of Pets July 11: Big Hero 6 July 16: The Wild Life July 18: The LEGO Batman Movie July 23: Storks July 25: The Angry Birds...

Cost: Free

Where:
Seaside Heights Beach
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751


Telephone: 732-793-6488
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Free movies on the beach every Sunday and Tuesday at dusk. Movies located at Carteret Avenue. Audience mombers will be seated on the beach. July 4 Jaws July 9 The Secret Life of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Beach at Carteret Avenue
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751


Sponsor: Borough of Seaside Heights
Telephone: 732-793-9100
Contact Name: Mr. Mike Graichen
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Every Tuesday starting with Mom & Me Day July 11 & August 8 Bring Mom to the beach in Seaside Heights for 2-fir-1 beach admission. Dad & Me Day July 18 & August 15 Bring Dad to the beach...

Cost: 2 for 1

Where:
Beach
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751


Sponsor: Borough of Seaside Heights
Telephone: 732-793-9100
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Bring a lawn chair or blanket and join us for some great music at 6:30 PM on Tuesday nights from July 11 through August 22 at our performance area between The Cheesecake Factory and L.L. Bean....

Where:
Freehold Raceway Mall
3710 US 9
Freehold, NJ
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Cost: Free

Where:
Nolan's Point Boardwalk
37 Nolans Point Park Rd.
Lake Hopatcong, NJ  07849
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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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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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If follow all things Southeast Asian food, chances are out-of-the-box recipes for pho pepper fill your newsfeed and you’ve tried making your own variation on a classic dish at home.. But if...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Lemongrass Viet-Thai Restaurant
1729 NJ-10
Morris Plains, NJ
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Telephone: (973) 998-6303
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This giant exhibit puts everything to do with these flying machines on display. Techies fly drones, learn about some new takes on the “unmanned flying machine,” including the Flying...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86
W 46th St and 12th Ave
New York, NJ
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Telephone: 877-957-SHIP
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Join us at our annual StoryTime LIVE! event on Saturday, August 26th, 2017 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM to hang out with *CURIOUS GEORGE* and learn all about our incredible Academy! This event is fun,...

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
Kiddie Academy of Hoboken
112 Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: Kiddie Academy
Telephone: (201) 222-0111
Contact Name: Gina Palmiero, M.A.
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Head to downtown Westfield each Tuesday night for a night filled with music and more! Stop by early to shop and dine in the heart of the busy and jam-packed town of Westfield.

Cost: Free

Where:
Foundation Park
Westfield, NJ  07090


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Life in Pixels will be holding limited edition beach sessions during the last two weeks of August! Like all of our limited edition sessions, these sessions will offer unique products not found on...

Cost: $500-$1000

Where:
Jersey Shore
, NJ


Sponsor: Life in Pixels Photography
Telephone: 908-524-1724
Contact Name: Kathleen Odenthal
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Registration is now open for our Summer Nature Camps for kids from 4 through 10th grade, featuring both day and overnight camps. Our staff are committed to guiding your child in outdoor adventures...

Cost: $125; $325; $650 - early-bird discounts available

Where:
Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary
11 Hardscrabble Road
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
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  The Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center present the 32nd annual Summer Concert Series, featuring the best in local and regional jazz,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard
301 N Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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SUMMER NATURE CAMP is now booking! June 19 – September 1 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM $345 a week; $100 for Junior Naturalists Preschool week; $360 for Sr. Naturalists week with a Thursday night overnight...

Cost: $345 a week min.

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Many of the tools, toys, and appliances we use every day rely on electric circuits, gears, and motors to move and work. Spend the week exploring just exactly how they all fit together! Combining...

Cost: $450

Where:
scienceSeeds Main
100 Bunn Drive
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: scienceSeeds
Telephone: 609-759-1626
Contact Name: Michal
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EXPLORE OUR NEW GEOCACHE TRAIL Our exciting new geocache trail is now open! If you have never been Geocaching, it is a great family activity that is a combination of compass orienteering and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Are you looking for a different type of summer camp for your kids? Consider summer camp at the Bergen County Equestrian Center at Overpeck Park in Leonia, N.J., for boys and girls 7 – 13 years...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Bergen County Equestrian Center
40 Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ , NJ   07605
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Head over to the Historic Cold Spring Village at the Cold Spring Brewery for this amazing 45-minute walking tour.

Cost: $15 per person; $12 for children 3-12 years old

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village: Cold Spring Brewery
720 U.S. 9
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Telephone: (609) 898-2300
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Vendor and craftets event Self guided tours

Cost: Free

Where:
Dr Wm Robinson Museum
593 Madison Hill Road
Clark, NJ  07066
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Sponsor: Clark Historic Society
Telephone: 908-296-7620
Contact Name: Nancy Morris

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August 9: Sing August 16: Grease August 23: Pitch Perfect August 30: Beauty and the Beast

Cost: Free

Where:
Floods Hill in Meadowland Park.
South Orange, NJ


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Check out the art of New York City public schools in this annual exhibit, comprised of sculptures, prints, paintings, photographs and mixed-media works of talented young students in the area.

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Avenue
New York, NY  10028
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Ginty Field, next to the Morris Township Municipal Complex on Woodland Avenue at 8:45 pm June 28: Sing July 12: Jungle Book July 21: Moana (at Streeter Pool)...

Cost: Free

Where:
Ginny Field
50 Woodland Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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  June 14 – A Place in the Sun June 28 – Singin’ in the Rain July 12 – Willie Wonka and the Chocolate Factory July 26 – Bye, Bye,...

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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The National Constitution Center presents American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding, illuminating the founding era through priceless drafts of the U.S. Constitution. Open Now.

Cost: $0-$17

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: (215) 409-6600
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Where:
Smiling Rhino Theatre
470 Wanaque Ave.
Pompton Lakes, NJ
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Explore an exhibition featuring some of Murtogh’s personal favorites, including a variety of large and elegant table model cylinder musical boxes and upright disc boxes. Impressive instruments...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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The Mega Model Train set returns! This popular 288-square foot model includes over 35 diesel and steam locomotives and close to 50 interactive working accessories. Visitors will also have the...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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Cost: $2

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Highlighting the significant changes American military uniforms have undergone since the country’s inception in 1776, the uniforms featured in this exhibition include examples from the...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3706

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Jane is lost in the jungle and no longer has use of her trusted GPS. With the help of her new friend, Tarzan, and his jungle animal family, she is able to navigate through the trees to her camp...

Cost: $10 Members / $12 General Public

Where:
, NJ

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This exhibition features artists from the Matheny Arts Access Program and Arts Unbound working as part of Art Garden CSA (Community Supported Art). Both organizations support and serve artists with...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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The Magnolia Landing Summer Series will host its first-ever event in Journal Square on Saturday, July 22nd from 11:00am to 4:00pm. The inaugural outdoor gathering will feature food and drink, local...

Cost: Free

Where:
Journal Squared
615 Pavonia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ  07306
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The National Constitution Center presents John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice, an exhibit that explores Chief Justice John Marshall's role within the early Republic, including his life...

Cost: 20

Where:
the National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Sunmmer Group Test Prep class for SAT & ACT Test. 60 hours over 17 sessions using all authentic College Board and The Real Act Materials. 10 student average class size. More information and online...

Cost: $1799.00

Where:
Freehold YMCA
470 East Freehold Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: Elite Tutoring Academy
Telephone: 732-234-6685
Contact Name: Jeffrey Malek
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Summer Small Group Test Prep class for SAT & ACT Test.60 hours over 17 sessions using all authentic College Board and The Real Act Materials. 10 student average class size. For more information...

Cost: 1799.00

Where:
Old Bridge Location
123 Route 516
Old Bridge, NJ  08857
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Sponsor: Elite Tutoring Academy
Telephone: 732-234-6685
Contact Name: Jeffrey Malek
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Discover the diverse wildlife inhabiting our coast. After a short talk on the Society’s front porch, you will head over to Horseshoe Cove on Sandy Hook bay for a seining adventure. Participants...

Cost: $5 per person, free for member families

Where:
Sandy Hook Building 18
18 Hartshorne Drive
, NJ
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Yarn over Time is a crochet and knitting group designed for after work and evening crafters. All ages and experience levels welcome, including beginners. Join us to get acquainted, share ideas,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: 908-813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Have you ever been to a glow-in-the-dark ART PARTY? Here’s your chance! Wearing glow stick necklaces, we’ll make art on canvas with washable neon paint! As we jam to the music, we’ll watch...

Cost: $25/$15

Where:
Long Valley Arts/Teen Center
214 W. Mill Road
Long Valley , NJ  07853
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Sponsor: ARTSi Studio
Telephone: 973-262-2514
Contact Name: Sharon Calle
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Allegro Arts Academy Open house and Registration: August 22-24 from 6-9pm. Stop in to browse Touchstone Crystal, ON1 Dancewear, & more! Fun games, giveaways, and activities!

Cost: 0.00

Where:
ALLEGRO ARTS ACADEMY
445 Industrial Road Rear
Carlsdadt, NJ
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Telephone: 201-935-2800
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Don't miss our favorite neighborhood event! Live music by local bands, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, craft beer garden, food and fun for the kiddos. This event takes place on our Festival...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Yardley, PA  19067
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Set in an NYC rehearsal room, DEAR JANE journeys into the life of a passionate artist, Julie, who explores the many divergent paths of her past. From her fractured relationship with her identical...

Cost: 55.00-65.00

Where:
Theatre Row’s Clurman Theatre
410 West 42nd Street
NEW YORK, NY  10036
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Telephone: 646-481-6583

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M3 Studios is a highly personalized fitness training facility in Hopewell, NJ; we are not a health club selling personal training. We offer personal training for adults, kids programs and outdoor...

Cost: Studio Rates

Where:
Hopewell Borough
5 Railroad Place
Hopewell, NJ  08525
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Telephone: 609-333-0096
Contact Name: Mel Johnson
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Individuals looking for brisk weekly walk are invited to join a weekly walking group that meets every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. at the Duke Island Visitor’s Center for a healthy walk through Duke...

Cost: Free

Where:
Duke Island Park
Old York Road
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200
Contact Name: Dina Healey
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Join us this summer while our Preschool Reading Specialists use a variety of water based hands-on games and activities to make reading fun for your 3-5-year-old! Splash into Reading was created...

Cost: 0

Where:
In-Home Sessions
, NJ


Sponsor: Preschool Readers
Telephone: 762.233.READ (7323)
Contact Name: Lisa Vodola
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Let your little ones burn off some energy at Sky Zone's Toddler Time, where the trampolines are cleared of all "big kids" to make room for the littlest jumpers. Summer hours:...

Cost: $8 per toddler, $12 per accompanying adult

Where:
Sky Zone
600 Hadley Rd.
South Plainfield, NJ  07080
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Telephone: (908) 756-5867
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Stop by every Monday from June 26-August 28 for a chance to swim with real mermaids! From 10am to noon, let your little ones' imaginations run wild at this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Cost: Tickets start at $12.95

Where:
Runaway Rapids Waterpark
275 Beachway Ave
Keansburg, NJ  07734
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A neighborhood favorite! Relax and enjoy delicious farm-fresh food each Friday night this summer* for fresh air family fun, great food, live music and good friends! Donaldson Farms staff...

Cost: Free

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Road
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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Can you really huff, puff, and blow a house down? What keeps you drier, running in the rain or walking through it? Can you pull a tablecloth off of a fully set table without disturbing a dish? Put...

Cost: Available with Premium or Combination Pass

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Starting on Tuesday, July 4 through Monday, September 4, the Morris Park Alliance will be hosting a Family Photo Scavenger Hunt contest, giving families the opportunity to snap and submit...

Cost: Free

Where:
Morris County Parks
, NJ


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Have your little Picasso get creative and try out these mini art classes, designed to let your child explore the wide world of art. Check with your local Michaels for specific classes and prices.

Cost: $2

Where:
Locations vary
, NJ


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Calling all little whale watchers! Dive into an unforgettable journey and learn about the world of humpback whales through 2D and 3D adventures, located in the Samuel J. and Ethel...

Cost: Free for Voyager-level members. Member pricing: $13.50 adults; $8.50 children

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West & 79th St.
New York, NY  10024
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Summer Sea Campers get their feet wet exploring sharks, sea turtles and everything in between. Camp Includes: Hands-on Science Activities Up-close animal experiences Behind-the-scenes tours...

Cost: $316 per week

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Sponsor: Center for Aquatic Scienes
Telephone: 856-361-1025
Contact Name: Sharon Morrell
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Come join us this summer and become a DIY Kid! "DIY Kids" is an enrichment program designed to teach the proper and safe use of hand tools and general woodworking skills to girls and boys. Through...

Cost: 395

Where:
THE DIY JOINT
51 HARRISON ST
SUITE A207
HOBOKEN, NJ  07030
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Telephone: 551-222-8700
Contact Name: PRISCILLA VAN HOUTEN
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Climb Our Giant Hay Pyramid, Visit and Feed Our Friendly Farm Animals, Stop By Our Bunny Run, See our Goat Walk!, Pony Rides, hayrides, Pick Your Own, corn maze and more! Enjoy homemade ice...

Cost: varies, see website

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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Join us this summer while we practice yoga outside and work on our tans. Every Wednesday at Brookside Park, your favorite PFY Westwood teachers will lead you through an hour-long power vinyasa...

Cost: Free

Where:
Brookside Park, Westwood
Broadway
Westwood, NJ  07675
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Sponsor: Powerflow Yoga
Contact Name: Michael Simpson
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For ages 5 and up. This summer reading's theme is build a better world and what better way to do that then through food? Learn how to make a Mickey Mouse pizza and a Cookie Monster Rice Krispie...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: 908-813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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New in the Planetarium! Go on a spectacular journey to witness the most beautiful, powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system. From a 400-year-old hurricane to a dust tempest...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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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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Learn to Skate USA Cool off this summer! All ages welcome! Sign up by July 10 and receive $10 off! Classes start July 12 and take place on Wednesdays and/or Sundays through August 30. Registration...

Cost: $115+

Where:
Flemington Ice Arena
426 Case Blvd
Flemington, NJ  08822
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Telephone: 908-237-1423
Contact Name: Julie DiLiberto
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The CRRNJ Terminal, Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island stand together as the Historic Trilogy. Come follow the trail of the immigrant experience. This program will include the film “Dreams of...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Liberty State Park CRRNJ Terminal
1 Audrey Zapp Drive
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty State Park CRRNJ Terminal
Telephone: 201-544-5185
Contact Name: Nature Center
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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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Aspiring artists can get inspired by the explosion of DIY culture and art. (Thanks, Etsy!).  Kids check out the work of 10 artists who use different types of mediums like crocheting,...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton St.
New York, NY
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Telephone: 212.274.0986
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Pizza Buffet from 6:30-9pm $5.99 Per Person Includes: All You Can Eat Pizza until 8:30 PM, Admission to our Roller Skating Floor, FunZone & Inflatable. (Everyone who enters must pay) Skate Rentals...

Cost: $5.99

Where:
ISC Cherry Hill
650 Kresson Road
Cherry Hill, NJ  08034
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Go back in time (we’re talking 100 years!) and learn how one of NYC’s busiest subway lines came to be. Visitors get a thorough look at the subway’s history dating back to the...

Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for kids

Where:
Corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street
Downtown Brooklyn
New York, NY
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The Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center present the 32nd annual Summer Concert Series, featuring the best in local and regional jazz, folk, world,...

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center
301 North Harrison Street
, NJ
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Can you really pull a tablecloth off of a fully set table without disturbing a dish? And does walking through a rainstorm really keep you drier than running through it? The Mythbusters crew use...

Where:
The Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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The Special Spartans heat is an obstacle course race designed to test resilience, strength, stamina, and ability to overcome adversity. Sports are a universal language which unites people on and...

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


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Open Cockpit Weekend at Aviation Hall of Fame of NJ Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum of New Jersey, at Teterboro Airport, will hold its Open Cockpit Weekend on April...

Cost: Adults $10 & Children & Seniors $8.

Where:
Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of NJ
Teterboro Airport
400 Fred Wehran Dr.
Teterboro, NJ
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Telephone: 201-288-6344
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Grab a beach chair and head to 8th Ave. beach in Belmar starting Saturday, July 8, for free movie night. Here is the exciting lineup of family-friendly titles for summer 2017. Movies start at dusk,...

Cost: Free

Where:
8th Ave. Beach
Belmar, NJ


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Each Wednesday from 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm in July and August the Museum is open for free. Explore our exhibits for two hours followed by an interactive dance program. Dancers demonstrate a specific...

Cost: Free

Where:
Staten Island Children's Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10314
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Sponsor: Staten Island Delegation of the NYC Council and Dunkin Donuts

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Pack up your blankets and snacks and head over to the beach by Jenkinson's Boardwalk each Friday night this summer for a fun-filled movie night. July 14: Finding Dory July 21: The LEGO...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk/Beach
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant, NJ  08742
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Calling all little firefighters! Explore this firefighter-themed exhibit, with tons of hands-on exploring. Check out the old-school pole, try on gear, ring the bell and more at this classic exhibit!

Cost: $8 for ages 1 year and up; members admitted free; grandparents free on Wednesday

Where:
Staten Island Children's Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301
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Mini engineers get to build different structures and test their durability using epic themed sling shots with their favorite Angry Birds characters. You can also build and race handheld vehicles,...

Where:
New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street
Corona, NY
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Learn to Skate USA All ages welcome! Cool off this summer! Sign up by July 10 and receive $10 off! Classes start July 12 and take place on Wednesdays and/or Sundays through August 30. Registration...

Cost: $115+

Where:
Flemington Ice Arena
426 Case Blvd
Flemington, NJ  08822
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Telephone: 908-237-1423
Contact Name: Julie DiLiberto
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Your mini-astronauts will be in their element at New Jersey State Museum's planetarium, where they can feel the sensation of soaring through space and beyond while being fully...

Cost: $7 for adults; $5 for children 5 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W State St.
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Telephone: (609) 292-6464
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Mini engineers get to build different structures and test their durability using epic themed sling shots with their favorite Angry Birds characters. You can also build and race handheld vehicles,...

Where:
New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street
Corona, NY
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Beat the heat this summer in a new wet ‘n’ wild exhibit that’s equal parts educational and fun. Kids splash around in an 800-square-foot space which has an interactive water...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
The Tisch Building
212 W 83rd St
New York, NY
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Telephone: (212)-721-1223
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Yo ho ho, the mighty Lehigh River is being invaded by our very own crew of Pocono Pirates!   Arrgh, Captain Jack and his crew are armed with water cannons and planning a...

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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If follow all things Southeast Asian food, chances are out-of-the-box recipes for pho pepper fill your newsfeed and you’ve tried making your own variation on a classic dish at home.. But if...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Lemongrass Viet-Thai Restaurant
1729 NJ-10
Morris Plains, NJ
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Telephone: (973) 998-6303
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This giant exhibit puts everything to do with these flying machines on display. Techies fly drones, learn about some new takes on the “unmanned flying machine,” including the Flying...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86
W 46th St and 12th Ave
New York, NJ
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Telephone: 877-957-SHIP
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This summer, dig up the past just like Montana's famed dino hunter Jack Horner. LSC's outdoor Dino Dig has 35 tons of sand holding 55 full-sized Cretaceous fossil replicas. Find bones like a 5-foot...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty Science Center
Telephone: 201-253-1310
Contact Name: Elizabeth Romanaux
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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...

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: Dina Healey
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Museum Summer Workshops that will be offered by the artists for adults and children are: June 12th from 10:30am-12:00pm artist Donna Payton will present, a Free Members and Guest Adult Life-long...

Cost: $10

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
On the Campus of Brookdale Community College, Parking Lot #1 off Museum Drive
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Sponsor: Monmouth Museum
Telephone: 732-224-1993
Contact Name: Helen
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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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Inspiring and fun, ENDANGERED! is a multi-cultural, international, multi-species musical about a so-cial media savvy Kid reporter and a group of famous endangered animals from around the globe, who...

Cost: are $25, $49.75, $69.75 (premium)

Where:
The Davenport Theatre
354 West 45 Street, 2nd Floor
new york, NY  10036
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Telephone: 646-481-6583

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Parents Anonymous® SEAS (Support, Education, Advocacy, Strenth) support group in Sussex County NJ open to all parents, grandparents and caregiver. This free comprehensive family strengthening...

Cost: FREE

Where:
NORWESCAP
186 Halsey Road
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Parents Anonymous® SEAS
Telephone: 973-270-4851 or 862-
Contact Name: Danielle or Laura
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The world is filled with patterns. Kids can get totally lost in this new exhibit, where they’lli learn the importance of patterns an elaborate 1700-square-foot mirror maze. As kids make their...

Cost: $21 for kids, $25 for adults

Where:
The Franklin Institute
271 North 21st Street
Philadelphia , PA
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The Arts Council of Princeton, in partnership with jaZams, presents a free Pop In Space Workshop: The Art of Journaling. This class is an introduction to the world of art journaling. All levels can...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Arts Council of Princeton Pop In Space
10 Hulfish Street
Princeton, NJ  08542
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Sponsor: The Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: The Arts Council of Princeton
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Fireworks on the Boardwalk at 9:30 PM every Wednesday, weather permitting..

Cost: Free

Where:
Boardwalk
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751


Sponsor: Seaside Heights Business Improvement District
Telephone: 732-830-3700
Contact Name: Danielle Triolo
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Let your little ones burn off some energy at Sky Zone's Toddler Time, where the trampolines are cleared of all "big kids" to make room for the littlest jumpers. Summer hours:...

Cost: $8 per toddler, $12 per accompanying adult

Where:
Sky Zone
600 Hadley Rd.
South Plainfield, NJ  07080
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Telephone: (908) 756-5867
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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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Aspiring artists can get inspired by the explosion of DIY culture and art. (Thanks, Etsy!).  Kids check out the work of 10 artists who use different types of mediums like crocheting,...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton St.
New York, NY
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Telephone: 212.274.0986
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A neighborhood favorite! Relax and enjoy delicious farm-fresh food each Friday night this summer* for fresh air family fun, great food, live music and good friends! Donaldson Farms staff...

Cost: Free

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Road
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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  The Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center present the 32nd annual Summer Concert Series, featuring the best in local and regional jazz,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center Courtyard
301 N Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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The Arts Council of Princeton and Princeton Shopping Center present the 32nd annual Summer Concert Series, featuring the best in local and regional jazz, folk, world,...

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center
301 North Harrison Street
, NJ
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Head to downtown Westfield each Tuesday night for a night filled with music and more! Stop by early to shop and dine in the heart of the busy and jam-packed town of Westfield.

Cost: Free

Where:
Foundation Park
Westfield, NJ  07090


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Head over to the Historic Cold Spring Village at the Cold Spring Brewery for this amazing 45-minute walking tour.

Cost: $15 per person; $12 for children 3-12 years old

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village: Cold Spring Brewery
720 U.S. 9
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Telephone: (609) 898-2300
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Join us for a night of amazing dance & movement!  Tickets: $20/person Freespace Dance is a contemporary modern dance company renowned for creating emotionally driven work...

Cost: $20

Where:
OSPAC
, NJ


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Join us at our annual StoryTime LIVE! event on Saturday, August 26th, 2017 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM to hang out with *CURIOUS GEORGE* and learn all about our incredible Academy! This event is fun,...

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
Kiddie Academy of Hoboken
112 Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: Kiddie Academy
Telephone: (201) 222-0111
Contact Name: Gina Palmiero, M.A.
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Registration is now open for our Summer Nature Camps for kids from 4 through 10th grade, featuring both day and overnight camps. Our staff are committed to guiding your child in outdoor adventures...

Cost: $125; $325; $650 - early-bird discounts available

Where:
Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary
11 Hardscrabble Road
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
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Many of the tools, toys, and appliances we use every day rely on electric circuits, gears, and motors to move and work. Spend the week exploring just exactly how they all fit together! Combining...

Cost: $450

Where:
scienceSeeds Main
100 Bunn Drive
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: scienceSeeds
Telephone: 609-759-1626
Contact Name: Michal
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EXPLORE OUR NEW GEOCACHE TRAIL Our exciting new geocache trail is now open! If you have never been Geocaching, it is a great family activity that is a combination of compass orienteering and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Go back in time (we’re talking 100 years!) and learn how one of NYC’s busiest subway lines came to be. Visitors get a thorough look at the subway’s history dating back to the...

Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for kids

Where:
Corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street
Downtown Brooklyn
New York, NY
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Are you looking for a different type of summer camp for your kids? Consider summer camp at the Bergen County Equestrian Center at Overpeck Park in Leonia, N.J., for boys and girls 7 – 13 years...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Bergen County Equestrian Center
40 Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ , NJ   07605
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Vendor and craftets event Self guided tours

Cost: Free

Where:
Dr Wm Robinson Museum
593 Madison Hill Road
Clark, NJ  07066
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Sponsor: Clark Historic Society
Telephone: 908-296-7620
Contact Name: Nancy Morris

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Stop by every Monday from June 26-August 28 for a chance to swim with real mermaids! From 10am to noon, let your little ones' imaginations run wild at this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Cost: Tickets start at $12.95

Where:
Runaway Rapids Waterpark
275 Beachway Ave
Keansburg, NJ  07734
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SUMMER NATURE CAMP is now booking! June 19 – September 1 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM $345 a week; $100 for Junior Naturalists Preschool week; $360 for Sr. Naturalists week with a Thursday night overnight...

Cost: $345 a week min.

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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The National Constitution Center presents American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding, illuminating the founding era through priceless drafts of the U.S. Constitution. Open Now.

Cost: $0-$17

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: (215) 409-6600
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The Somerset County Park Commission Leonard J. Buck Garden has scheduled a unique and interesting program, “The Magical Mysterious Monarch” on Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 10:00 A.M. to 11:30...

Cost: $15

Where:
Leonard J. Buck Garden
11 Layton Road
Far Hills, NJ  07931
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-234-2677
Contact Name: Katherine Apt
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Explore an exhibition featuring some of Murtogh’s personal favorites, including a variety of large and elegant table model cylinder musical boxes and upright disc boxes. Impressive instruments...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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The Mega Model Train set returns! This popular 288-square foot model includes over 35 diesel and steam locomotives and close to 50 interactive working accessories. Visitors will also have the...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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Highlighting the significant changes American military uniforms have undergone since the country’s inception in 1776, the uniforms featured in this exhibition include examples from the...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3706

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This exhibition features artists from the Matheny Arts Access Program and Arts Unbound working as part of Art Garden CSA (Community Supported Art). Both organizations support and serve artists with...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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August 9: Sing August 16: Grease August 23: Pitch Perfect August 30: Beauty and the Beast

Cost: Free

Where:
Floods Hill in Meadowland Park.
South Orange, NJ


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Life in Pixels will be holding limited edition beach sessions during the last two weeks of August! Like all of our limited edition sessions, these sessions will offer unique products not found on...

Cost: $500-$1000

Where:
Jersey Shore
, NJ


Sponsor: Life in Pixels Photography
Telephone: 908-524-1724
Contact Name: Kathleen Odenthal
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Mini engineers get to build different structures and test their durability using epic themed sling shots with their favorite Angry Birds characters. You can also build and race handheld vehicles,...

Where:
New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street
Corona, NY
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Mini engineers get to build different structures and test their durability using epic themed sling shots with their favorite Angry Birds characters. You can also build and race handheld vehicles,...

Where:
New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street
Corona, NY
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The world is filled with patterns. Kids can get totally lost in this new exhibit, where they’lli learn the importance of patterns an elaborate 1700-square-foot mirror maze. As kids make their...

Cost: $21 for kids, $25 for adults

Where:
The Franklin Institute
271 North 21st Street
Philadelphia , PA
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Beat the heat this summer in a new wet ‘n’ wild exhibit that’s equal parts educational and fun. Kids splash around in an 800-square-foot space which has an interactive water...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
The Tisch Building
212 W 83rd St
New York, NY
View map »


Telephone: (212)-721-1223
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Yo ho ho, the mighty Lehigh River is being invaded by our very own crew of Pocono Pirates!   Arrgh, Captain Jack and his crew are armed with water cannons and planning a...

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Outdoor concerts held at the Memorial Park Gazebo.   June 22nd - Special Event A fun fi lled evening of entertainment and surprises for children of all ages!    June 29th -...

Cost: Free

Where:
Memorial Park Gazebo
Little Falls, NJ  07424


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Thursdays By The Sea Festival Plaza in Pier Village Thursdays Starting June 15 at 7 p.m. June 15: Tim McLoone & The Shirlleys June 22: Motor City Revue  June 29: The Weeklings...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pier Village
Long Branch, NJ  07740


Telephone: 732-923-2044
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Sublime summer evenings are the perfect backdrop for upbeat and entertaining music. Our outdoor Thursdays Rock! Summer Concert Series, produced in association with 33 East Full Service Car Wash,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Freehold
Freehold, NJ  07728


Sponsor: 33 East Car Wash
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The Magnolia Landing Summer Series will host its first-ever event in Journal Square on Saturday, July 22nd from 11:00am to 4:00pm. The inaugural outdoor gathering will feature food and drink, local...

Cost: Free

Where:
Journal Squared
615 Pavonia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ  07306
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The National Constitution Center presents John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice, an exhibit that explores Chief Justice John Marshall's role within the early Republic, including his life...

Cost: 20

Where:
the National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Dreading the Dog Days of Summer this year? The Newark Museum's Dog Days of Summer outdoor movie series promises to be something humans and their four legged friends will look forward to this...

Cost: Free for kids under ten, members, Newark residents and pets

Where:
Newark Museum
49 Washington St.
Newark, NJ
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Sunmmer Group Test Prep class for SAT & ACT Test. 60 hours over 17 sessions using all authentic College Board and The Real Act Materials. 10 student average class size. More information and online...

Cost: $1799.00

Where:
Freehold YMCA
470 East Freehold Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: Elite Tutoring Academy
Telephone: 732-234-6685
Contact Name: Jeffrey Malek
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Summer Small Group Test Prep class for SAT & ACT Test.60 hours over 17 sessions using all authentic College Board and The Real Act Materials. 10 student average class size. For more information...

Cost: 1799.00

Where:
Old Bridge Location
123 Route 516
Old Bridge, NJ  08857
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Sponsor: Elite Tutoring Academy
Telephone: 732-234-6685
Contact Name: Jeffrey Malek
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Join us in our Art Studio for a  Work with your child to create an original canvas painting.  Mix and mingle with other parents. Dinner 5:30-6:00pm Painting 6:00-7:00pm KINDLY RSVP TO THE...

Cost: free

Where:
Bright Horizons at Lawrenceville
222 Federal City Road
Lawrenceville , NJ  08648
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Sponsor: Bright Horizons at Lawrenceville
Telephone: 609-895-1558
Contact Name: Andrea
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PRINCETON, NJ - The Arts Council of Princeton, in partnership with the Princeton Shopping Center and Edens, present Michael Austin with the Theljion Allen Band on August 24, at 6 p.m. in the...

Cost: 0

Where:
The Princeton Shopping Center
301 North Harrison Street
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: The Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: Ellen Malavsky
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Yarn over Time is a crochet and knitting group designed for after work and evening crafters. All ages and experience levels welcome, including beginners. Join us to get acquainted, share ideas,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: 908-813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Allegro Arts Academy Open house and Registration: August 22-24 from 6-9pm. Stop in to browse Touchstone Crystal, ON1 Dancewear, & more! Fun games, giveaways, and activities!

Cost: 0.00

Where:
ALLEGRO ARTS ACADEMY
445 Industrial Road Rear
Carlsdadt, NJ
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Telephone: 201-935-2800
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Don't miss our favorite neighborhood event! Live music by local bands, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, craft beer garden, food and fun for the kiddos. This event takes place on our Festival...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Yardley, PA  19067
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Set in an NYC rehearsal room, DEAR JANE journeys into the life of a passionate artist, Julie, who explores the many divergent paths of her past. From her fractured relationship with her identical...

Cost: 55.00-65.00

Where:
Theatre Row’s Clurman Theatre
410 West 42nd Street
NEW YORK, NY  10036
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Foodstock is an event that helps restock our local food pantry Rahway Food For Friends. Their motto is "Feeding the whole person" and it is so true! The food pantry operates every 3rd Monday and...

Cost: free

Where:
UCPAC
1601 Irving Street
Rahway, NJ  07065
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Chris Isaak has a reputation as a supreme showman and superb musician. With a haunting voice, fierce guitar and glittered outfits, Isaak performs music his critically acclaimed new album, First...

Cost: $49 - $99

Where:
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: (973) 539-8008
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M3 Studios is a highly personalized fitness training facility in Hopewell, NJ; we are not a health club selling personal training. We offer personal training for adults, kids programs and outdoor...

Cost: Studio Rates

Where:
Hopewell Borough
5 Railroad Place
Hopewell, NJ  08525
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Telephone: 609-333-0096
Contact Name: Mel Johnson
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Join us this summer while our Preschool Reading Specialists use a variety of water based hands-on games and activities to make reading fun for your 3-5-year-old! Splash into Reading was created...

Cost: 0

Where:
In-Home Sessions
, NJ


Sponsor: Preschool Readers
Telephone: 762.233.READ (7323)
Contact Name: Lisa Vodola
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Summer Sea Campers get their feet wet exploring sharks, sea turtles and everything in between. Camp Includes: Hands-on Science Activities Up-close animal experiences Behind-the-scenes tours...

Cost: $316 per week

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Sponsor: Center for Aquatic Scienes
Telephone: 856-361-1025
Contact Name: Sharon Morrell
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Come join us this summer and become a DIY Kid! "DIY Kids" is an enrichment program designed to teach the proper and safe use of hand tools and general woodworking skills to girls and boys. Through...

Cost: 395

Where:
THE DIY JOINT
51 HARRISON ST
SUITE A207
HOBOKEN, NJ  07030
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Telephone: 551-222-8700
Contact Name: PRISCILLA VAN HOUTEN
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This summer, dig up the past just like Montana's famed dino hunter Jack Horner. LSC's outdoor Dino Dig has 35 tons of sand holding 55 full-sized Cretaceous fossil replicas. Find bones like a 5-foot...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty Science Center
Telephone: 201-253-1310
Contact Name: Elizabeth Romanaux
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The first HEALTHY EARTH, HEALTHY LIFE CELEBRATION kicks off on Thursday, August 3rd. Each Thursday in August, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,the Friends of Island Beach will sponsor the event. All programs...

Cost: Free

Where:
Island Beach State Park, Bathing Area 1
, NJ


Sponsor: Friends of Island Beach State Park
Contact Name: Stevie Thorsen
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Museum Summer Workshops that will be offered by the artists for adults and children are: June 12th from 10:30am-12:00pm artist Donna Payton will present, a Free Members and Guest Adult Life-long...

Cost: $10

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
On the Campus of Brookdale Community College, Parking Lot #1 off Museum Drive
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Sponsor: Monmouth Museum
Telephone: 732-224-1993
Contact Name: Helen
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Can you really huff, puff, and blow a house down? What keeps you drier, running in the rain or walking through it? Can you pull a tablecloth off of a fully set table without disturbing a dish? Put...

Cost: Available with Premium or Combination Pass

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Can you really pull a tablecloth off of a fully set table without disturbing a dish? And does walking through a rainstorm really keep you drier than running through it? The Mythbusters crew use...

Where:
The Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Starting on Tuesday, July 4 through Monday, September 4, the Morris Park Alliance will be hosting a Family Photo Scavenger Hunt contest, giving families the opportunity to snap and submit...

Cost: Free

Where:
Morris County Parks
, NJ


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Inspiring and fun, ENDANGERED! is a multi-cultural, international, multi-species musical about a so-cial media savvy Kid reporter and a group of famous endangered animals from around the globe, who...

Cost: are $25, $49.75, $69.75 (premium)

Where:
The Davenport Theatre
354 West 45 Street, 2nd Floor
new york, NY  10036
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The Arts Council of Princeton, in partnership with Stonybrook-Millstone Watershed, presents a free Pop In Space Workshop: Wonders of Water! The WOW workshop will offer kids and adults alike a...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Arts Council of Princeton Pop In Space
10 Hulfish Street
Princeton, NJ  08542
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Sponsor: The Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: The Arts Council of Princeton
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New in the Planetarium! Go on a spectacular journey to witness the most beautiful, powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system. From a 400-year-old hurricane to a dust tempest...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Where:
Smiling Rhino Theatre
470 Wanaque Ave.
Pompton Lakes, NJ
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The Special Spartans heat is an obstacle course race designed to test resilience, strength, stamina, and ability to overcome adversity. Sports are a universal language which unites people on and...

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


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Open Cockpit Weekend at Aviation Hall of Fame of NJ Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum of New Jersey, at Teterboro Airport, will hold its Open Cockpit Weekend on April...

Cost: Adults $10 & Children & Seniors $8.

Where:
Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of NJ
Teterboro Airport
400 Fred Wehran Dr.
Teterboro, NJ
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Telephone: 201-288-6344
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Climb Our Giant Hay Pyramid, Visit and Feed Our Friendly Farm Animals, Stop By Our Bunny Run, See our Goat Walk!, Pony Rides, hayrides, Pick Your Own, corn maze and more! Enjoy homemade ice...

Cost: varies, see website

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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Grab a beach chair and head to 8th Ave. beach in Belmar starting Saturday, July 8, for free movie night. Here is the exciting lineup of family-friendly titles for summer 2017. Movies start at dusk,...

Cost: Free

Where:
8th Ave. Beach
Belmar, NJ


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The Farmers Market comes back to the City of Rahway! Located at the Rahway Train Station Plaza, the Farmers market is open every Thursday until Nov 17th from noon to 7pm. Participating vendors...

Cost: free

Where:
Train Station Plaza
40 E. Milton Ave
Rahway, NJ  07065
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Pack up your blankets and snacks and head over to the beach by Jenkinson's Boardwalk each Friday night this summer for a fun-filled movie night. July 14: Finding Dory July 21: The LEGO...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk/Beach
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant, NJ  08742
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If you like to knit or crochet, or would like to learn, join our crafty ladies!

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: 908-813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Have your little Picasso get creative and try out these mini art classes, designed to let your child explore the wide world of art. Check with your local Michaels for specific classes and prices.

Cost: $2

Where:
Locations vary
, NJ


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Calling all little whale watchers! Dive into an unforgettable journey and learn about the world of humpback whales through 2D and 3D adventures, located in the Samuel J. and Ethel...

Cost: Free for Voyager-level members. Member pricing: $13.50 adults; $8.50 children

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West & 79th St.
New York, NY  10024
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Join our historic interpreter on a walking tour of the CRRNJ Terminal building and learn all about the variety of architectural features found throughout this impressive structure. No...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Liberty State Park CRRNJ Terminal
1 Audrey Zapp Drive
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty State Park
Telephone: 201-915-3400
Contact Name: Nature Center
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Check out the art of New York City public schools in this annual exhibit, comprised of sculptures, prints, paintings, photographs and mixed-media works of talented young students in the area.

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Avenue
New York, NY  10028
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Lasers draw pictures on the dome while we listen to songs like "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen, "Ghostbusters" by Ray Parker Jr., and "Edge of Glory" by Lady Gaga.

Cost: $8 pp

Where:
Planetarium/RVCC
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Your mini-astronauts will be in their element at New Jersey State Museum's planetarium, where they can feel the sensation of soaring through space and beyond while being fully...

Cost: $7 for adults; $5 for children 5 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W State St.
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Telephone: (609) 292-6464
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Lasers draw pictures on the dome while we listen to songs like "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen, "Ghostbusters" by Ray Parker Jr., and "Edge of Glory" by Lady Gaga.

Cost: $8 pp

Where:
Planetarium/RVCC
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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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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oin a Schiff Naturalist for a guided hike covering a different MYSTERIOUS topic each week. Hikes will be moderately paced and suitable for families and adults! Drop ins are welcome. Once online...

Cost: FREE to Schiff members. Non- members pay $5.

Where:
Schiff Nature Center
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Center
Telephone: 197-354-36004
Contact Name: Lauren Theis
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Calling all little firefighters! Explore this firefighter-themed exhibit, with tons of hands-on exploring. Check out the old-school pole, try on gear, ring the bell and more at this classic exhibit!

Cost: $8 for ages 1 year and up; members admitted free; grandparents free on Wednesday

Where:
Staten Island Children's Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301
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Rutgers Gardens is pleased to host classes by Yoga Dosha on Thursday in the Rain Garden from June-August. Please contact Yoga Dosha directly for more information and to register. First class (June...

Cost: Call for Information

Where:
Rutgers Gardens
140 Log Cabin Road
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Rutgers Gardens
Telephone: 732.325.3983
Contact Name: Yoga Dosha
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June: Come join Action Plaza; an evening of fun activities at the Rahway Train Plaza on Thursday nights in June from 6:30pm-8:30pm 6/1 - Wrestling demonstration by the High School Wrestling Team...

Cost: free

Where:
Downtown Rahway
1 City Hall Plaza
Rahway, NJ  07065
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Cost: $2

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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"F Theory" - A World Premiere Play - Two women meet in college and share a lifelong relationship in this funny, poignant play about what it really means to be a friend. Performances Thursdays,...

Cost: $46-$50

Where:
New Jersey Repertory Company
179 Broadway
Parking and entrance in rear
Long Branch, NJ  07740
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Sponsor: New Jersey Repertory Company
Telephone: 732-229-3166
Contact Name: SuzAnne Barabas
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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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If follow all things Southeast Asian food, chances are out-of-the-box recipes for pho pepper fill your newsfeed and you’ve tried making your own variation on a classic dish at home.. But if...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Lemongrass Viet-Thai Restaurant
1729 NJ-10
Morris Plains, NJ
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Telephone: (973) 998-6303
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This giant exhibit puts everything to do with these flying machines on display. Techies fly drones, learn about some new takes on the “unmanned flying machine,” including the Flying...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86
W 46th St and 12th Ave
New York, NJ
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Telephone: 877-957-SHIP
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Follow Lucy on her trip through the solar system as she gathers data on Pluto's status as a planet. Discover current information about the planets and investigate where Pluto belongs in the...

Cost: $8 pp

Where:
Planetarium/RVCC
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Head over to the Historic Cold Spring Village at the Cold Spring Brewery for this amazing 45-minute walking tour.

Cost: $15 per person; $12 for children 3-12 years old

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village: Cold Spring Brewery
720 U.S. 9
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Telephone: (609) 898-2300
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August 9: Sing August 16: Grease August 23: Pitch Perfect August 30: Beauty and the Beast

Cost: Free

Where:
Floods Hill in Meadowland Park.
South Orange, NJ


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Life in Pixels will be holding limited edition beach sessions during the last two weeks of August! Like all of our limited edition sessions, these sessions will offer unique products not found on...

Cost: $500-$1000

Where:
Jersey Shore
, NJ


Sponsor: Life in Pixels Photography
Telephone: 908-524-1724
Contact Name: Kathleen Odenthal
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Join us at our annual StoryTime LIVE! event on Saturday, August 26th, 2017 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM to hang out with *CURIOUS GEORGE* and learn all about our incredible Academy! This event is fun,...

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
Kiddie Academy of Hoboken
112 Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: Kiddie Academy
Telephone: (201) 222-0111
Contact Name: Gina Palmiero, M.A.
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Registration is now open for our Summer Nature Camps for kids from 4 through 10th grade, featuring both day and overnight camps. Our staff are committed to guiding your child in outdoor adventures...

Cost: $125; $325; $650 - early-bird discounts available

Where:
Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary
11 Hardscrabble Road
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
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May 19 - Independence Day, 8:30 pm May 26 - Mean Girls, 8:30 pm June 2 - Hairspray Sing-A-Long, 8:30 pm Aug 11 - The Wizard of Oz, 8:00 pm Aug 18 - Finding...

Cost: Free

Where:
Atlantic Street Park
Warren and Atlantic
Hackensack, NJ
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Sponsor: The City of Hackensack Dept of Cultural Affairs
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SUMMER NATURE CAMP is now booking! June 19 – September 1 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM $345 a week; $100 for Junior Naturalists Preschool week; $360 for Sr. Naturalists week with a Thursday night overnight...

Cost: $345 a week min.

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Many of the tools, toys, and appliances we use every day rely on electric circuits, gears, and motors to move and work. Spend the week exploring just exactly how they all fit together! Combining...

Cost: $450

Where:
scienceSeeds Main
100 Bunn Drive
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: scienceSeeds
Telephone: 609-759-1626
Contact Name: Michal
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EXPLORE OUR NEW GEOCACHE TRAIL Our exciting new geocache trail is now open! If you have never been Geocaching, it is a great family activity that is a combination of compass orienteering and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Are you looking for a different type of summer camp for your kids? Consider summer camp at the Bergen County Equestrian Center at Overpeck Park in Leonia, N.J., for boys and girls 7 – 13 years...

Cost: TBD

Where:
Bergen County Equestrian Center
40 Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ , NJ   07605
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Vendor and craftets event Self guided tours

Cost: Free

Where:
Dr Wm Robinson Museum
593 Madison Hill Road
Clark, NJ  07066
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Sponsor: Clark Historic Society
Telephone: 908-296-7620
Contact Name: Nancy Morris

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The National Constitution Center presents American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding, illuminating the founding era through priceless drafts of the U.S. Constitution. Open Now.

Cost: $0-$17

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: (215) 409-6600
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This is part of our Science Fridays! series. Every month we will explore a new topic through hands- on activities and experiments. Classes are designed for children aged 7- 14 years old with...

Cost: $12

Where:
Valley Crest Farm & Preserve
14 Allerton Road
Lebanon, NJ  08833
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Telephone: (908) 238 9696
Contact Name: Rachel McGovern
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The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable will host a Gail M. Field Centered Riding Clinic at the Somerset County Park Commission facility at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, NJ. The sessions...

Cost: $295 & $320

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 an exhibition featuring some of Murtogh’s personal favorites, including a variety of large and elegant table model cylinder musical boxes and upright disc boxes. Impressive instruments...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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The Mega Model Train set returns! This popular 288-square foot model includes over 35 diesel and steam locomotives and close to 50 interactive working accessories. Visitors will also have the...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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Highlighting the significant changes American military uniforms have undergone since the country’s inception in 1776, the uniforms featured in this exhibition include examples from the...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3706

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This exhibition features artists from the Matheny Arts Access Program and Arts Unbound working as part of Art Garden CSA (Community Supported Art). Both organizations support and serve artists with...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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KIDS AND CRITTERS PRESCHOOL PROGRAM Fridays, 11:00 A.M. – 11:45 A.M. June 9 July 7 and 21 August 11 and 25 Bright pictures, lively stories, and learning about animals and nature – come hear an...

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

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 Magnolia Landing Summer Series will host its first-ever event in Journal Square on Saturday, July 22nd from 11:00am to 4:00pm. The inaugural outdoor gathering will feature food and drink, local...

Cost: Free

Where:
Journal Squared
615 Pavonia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ  07306
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Meet bestselling author of the Flavia de Luce mystery series, Alan Bradley, via SCLSNJ's first ever transatlantic web-based author event. Mycentraljersey.com will be giving out $500 in Barnes &...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Hillsborough Library branch
379 South Branch Rd.
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Sponsor: SCLS & MyCentralJersey.com

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UCPAC's Summer Theatre Camp presents their show Aladdin Jr. Students ages 5-18 rehearsed for two weeks and learned all aspects of putting on a show. Come support them and see all their hard work!...

Cost: $10

Where:
Union County Performing Arts Center Main Stage
1601 Irving Street
Rahway, NJ  07065
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Waterloo Village's Willow Art Summer Series: Gratitude Stones! Choose an image or words that have meaning to you and paint your own spirit stone! Optional tour of the Lenape Indian Village

Cost: $5.00 craft $10 craft and tour of Lenape Village

Where:
Waterloo Village Historic Site
525 Waterloo Road
stanhope, NJ  07874
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Sponsor: Waterloo Village
Telephone: 973-347-1835
Contact Name: kim zavist

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The National Constitution Center presents John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice, an exhibit that explores Chief Justice John Marshall's role within the early Republic, including his life...

Cost: 20

Where:
the National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Are your kids Minecraft machines? Creeper crazed? Stuck on Steve? Well block out some time this month because we are bringing Minecraft to the library! We have our very own Survival Server, and we...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: 908-813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Yarn over Time is a crochet and knitting group designed for after work and evening crafters. All ages and experience levels welcome, including beginners. Join us to get acquainted, share ideas,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: 908-813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Don't miss our favorite neighborhood event! Live music by local bands, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, craft beer garden, food and fun for the kiddos. This event takes place on our Festival...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Yardley, PA  19067
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Gather under the stars for a FREE outdoor movie night! We'll have a 40 foot movie screen setup on our massive lawn showing the family-friendly flick SING! Seating is BYO lawn chairs and blankets....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Liquid Church
299 Webro Road
Parsippany, NJ  07054
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Sponsor: Liquid Church
Contact Name: Brooke LeMunyon
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A full weekend of concerts, workshops, vendors, jamming, open mics, fellowship - everything Uke! All ages and levels welcome. Performers will also teach workshops. Weekend ends with jam on...

Cost: Varies; please check website

Where:
Ukrainian American Cultural Center of NJ
60-C North Jefferson Road
Whippany, NJ  07981
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-370-4853
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Set in an NYC rehearsal room, DEAR JANE journeys into the life of a passionate artist, Julie, who explores the many divergent paths of her past. From her fractured relationship with her identical...

Cost: 55.00-65.00

Where:
Theatre Row’s Clurman Theatre
410 West 42nd Street
NEW YORK, NY  10036
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Telephone: 646-481-6583

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The Garden is the place to be for exciting hoops action all summer long! With superstar Tina Charles leading the way, along with Epiphanny Prince, Sugar Rodgers, Kiah Stokes, and head coach Bill...

Cost: Starting at $15.00

Where:
Madison Square Garden
4 Pennslyvania Plaza
New York, NY  10001
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Telephone: 212-465-6766
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M3 Studios is a highly personalized fitness training facility in Hopewell, NJ; we are not a health club selling personal training. We offer personal training for adults, kids programs and outdoor...

Cost: Studio Rates

Where:
Hopewell Borough
5 Railroad Place
Hopewell, NJ  08525
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Telephone: 609-333-0096
Contact Name: Mel Johnson
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Join us this summer while our Preschool Reading Specialists use a variety of water based hands-on games and activities to make reading fun for your 3-5-year-old! Splash into Reading was created...

Cost: 0

Where:
In-Home Sessions
, NJ


Sponsor: Preschool Readers
Telephone: 762.233.READ (7323)
Contact Name: Lisa Vodola
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Summer Sea Campers get their feet wet exploring sharks, sea turtles and everything in between. Camp Includes: Hands-on Science Activities Up-close animal experiences Behind-the-scenes tours...

Cost: $316 per week

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ  08103
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Sponsor: Center for Aquatic Scienes
Telephone: 856-361-1025
Contact Name: Sharon Morrell
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Come join us this summer and become a DIY Kid! "DIY Kids" is an enrichment program designed to teach the proper and safe use of hand tools and general woodworking skills to girls and boys. Through...

Cost: 395

Where:
THE DIY JOINT
51 HARRISON ST
SUITE A207
HOBOKEN, NJ  07030
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Telephone: 551-222-8700
Contact Name: PRISCILLA VAN HOUTEN
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This summer, dig up the past just like Montana's famed dino hunter Jack Horner. LSC's outdoor Dino Dig has 35 tons of sand holding 55 full-sized Cretaceous fossil replicas. Find bones like a 5-foot...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty Science Center
Telephone: 201-253-1310
Contact Name: Elizabeth Romanaux
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One of many activities sponsored by the Folk Project. Friday night concerts generally include an opening act and a main act. Second Friday of the month is usually Open Stage. Wheelchair...

Cost: Adults $10/12 and under free

Where:
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship
21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-335-9489
Contact Name: Mike Agranoff, Minstrel Chairman
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The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable will host a Gail M. Field Centered Riding Clinic at the Somerset County Park Commission facility at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, NJ. The sessions...

Cost: $295 & $320

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Friends of Lord Stirling Stable
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Bring your baby and listen to stories, sing songs, and do finger plays. For infants under the age of 2. Registration is required; please sign up online or at the branch.

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: 908-813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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The Old Bridge Public Library has begun offering a Home Schooled Book Club, geared towards children ages 8-12. Meetings will occur on the last Friday of every month at 11am.

Cost: Free

Where:
Old Bridge Public Library
1 Old Bridge Plaza
Municipal Plaza
Old Bridge, NJ  08857
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Telephone: 732-721-5600 x5028
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The mission of the Rutgers Gardens Farmers Market is to provide the local community, including residents, students, university faculty and staff, University Dining, and restaurants the opportunity...

Cost: Free admission

Where:
Rutgers Gardens
130 Log Cabin Road
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Rutgers Gardens
Telephone: 732-932-8451
Contact Name: Mary Ann Schrum
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Inspiring and fun, ENDANGERED! is a multi-cultural, international, multi-species musical about a so-cial media savvy Kid reporter and a group of famous endangered animals from around the globe, who...

Cost: are $25, $49.75, $69.75 (premium)

Where:
The Davenport Theatre
354 West 45 Street, 2nd Floor
new york, NY  10036
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Telephone: 646-481-6583

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Climb Our Giant Hay Pyramid, Visit and Feed Our Friendly Farm Animals, Stop By Our Bunny Run, See our Goat Walk!, Pony Rides, hayrides, Pick Your Own, corn maze and more! Enjoy homemade ice...

Cost: varies, see website

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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New in the Planetarium! Go on a spectacular journey to witness the most beautiful, powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system. From a 400-year-old hurricane to a dust tempest...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Every Friday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., visit the Farm Market and Craft Fair for fresh local produce, local honey, food, flowers, crafts, plus additional offerings like nutrition and wellness...

Cost: Free

Where:
Somers Point, NJ  08244


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Let your little ones burn off some energy at Sky Zone's Toddler Time, where the trampolines are cleared of all "big kids" to make room for the littlest jumpers. Summer hours:...

Cost: $8 per toddler, $12 per accompanying adult

Where:
Sky Zone
600 Hadley Rd.
South Plainfield, NJ  07080
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Telephone: (908) 756-5867
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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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One of many activities sponsored by the Folk Project. Friday nights concerts generally include an opening act and a main act. Second Friday of the month is usually Open Stage. Wheelchair...

Cost: Adults $10/12 and under free

Where:
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship
21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-335-9489
Contact Name: Mike Agranoff, Minstrel Chairman
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"F Theory" - A World Premiere Play - Two women meet in college and share a lifelong relationship in this funny, poignant play about what it really means to be a friend. Performances Thursdays,...

Cost: $46-$50

Where:
New Jersey Repertory Company
179 Broadway
Parking and entrance in rear
Long Branch, NJ  07740
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Sponsor: New Jersey Repertory Company
Telephone: 732-229-3166
Contact Name: SuzAnne Barabas
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Aspiring artists can get inspired by the explosion of DIY culture and art. (Thanks, Etsy!).  Kids check out the work of 10 artists who use different types of mediums like crocheting,...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton St.
New York, NY
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Telephone: 212.274.0986
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Go back in time (we’re talking 100 years!) and learn how one of NYC’s busiest subway lines came to be. Visitors get a thorough look at the subway’s history dating back to the...

Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for kids

Where:
Corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street
Downtown Brooklyn
New York, NY
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Pizza Buffet from 6:30-9pm $5.99 Per Person Includes: All You Can Eat Pizza until 8:30 PM, Admission to our Roller Skating Floor, FunZone & Inflatable. (Everyone who enters must pay) Skate Rentals...

Cost: $5.99

Where:
ISC Cherry Hill
650 Kresson Road
Cherry Hill, NJ  08034
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Stop by every Monday from June 26-August 28 for a chance to swim with real mermaids! From 10am to noon, let your little ones' imaginations run wild at this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Cost: Tickets start at $12.95

Where:
Runaway Rapids Waterpark
275 Beachway Ave
Keansburg, NJ  07734
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A neighborhood favorite! Relax and enjoy delicious farm-fresh food each Friday night this summer* for fresh air family fun, great food, live music and good friends! Donaldson Farms staff...

Cost: Free

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Road
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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Head to downtown Westfield each Tuesday night for a night filled with music and more! Stop by early to shop and dine in the heart of the busy and jam-packed town of Westfield.

Cost: Free

Where:
Foundation Park
Westfield, NJ  07090


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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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Friday nights just got a little happier! Every Friday night in June, July and August, Terhune Orchards will present its weekly Sips and Sounds music series from 5 to 8 pm in the wine barn. Each...

Cost: no cover

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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Can you really pull a tablecloth off of a fully set table without disturbing a dish? And does walking through a rainstorm really keep you drier than running through it? The Mythbusters crew use...

Where:
The Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Where:
Smiling Rhino Theatre
470 Wanaque Ave.
Pompton Lakes, NJ
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The Special Spartans heat is an obstacle course race designed to test resilience, strength, stamina, and ability to overcome adversity. Sports are a universal language which unites people on and...

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


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Open Cockpit Weekend at Aviation Hall of Fame of NJ Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum of New Jersey, at Teterboro Airport, will hold its Open Cockpit Weekend on April...

Cost: Adults $10 & Children & Seniors $8.

Where:
Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of NJ
Teterboro Airport
400 Fred Wehran Dr.
Teterboro, NJ
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Telephone: 201-288-6344
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Grab a beach chair and head to 8th Ave. beach in Belmar starting Saturday, July 8, for free movie night. Here is the exciting lineup of family-friendly titles for summer 2017. Movies start at dusk,...

Cost: Free

Where:
8th Ave. Beach
Belmar, NJ


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Join us for our favorite neighborhood event! Bring the whole family to relax on the lawn (weather permitting) and enjoy great LIVE entertainment by local musicians, while sipping on locally made...

Cost: FREE!

Where:
The Market at DelVal
2100 Lower State Rd
Doylestown, PA  18901
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Telephone: 215-230-7170
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Exclusively for Adults 21 and over, the doors to NOCTURNAL open every Friday night at 10 PM with POWER PLAY PASSES available for $24.99! iPlay America, New Jersey’s premier entertainment center,...

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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Can you really huff, puff, and blow a house down? What keeps you drier, running in the rain or walking through it? Can you pull a tablecloth off of a fully set table without disturbing a dish? Put...

Cost: Available with Premium or Combination Pass

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Starting on Tuesday, July 4 through Monday, September 4, the Morris Park Alliance will be hosting a Family Photo Scavenger Hunt contest, giving families the opportunity to snap and submit...

Cost: Free

Where:
Morris County Parks
, NJ


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Pack up your blankets and snacks and head over to the beach by Jenkinson's Boardwalk each Friday night this summer for a fun-filled movie night. July 14: Finding Dory July 21: The LEGO...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk/Beach
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant, NJ  08742
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Have your little Picasso get creative and try out these mini art classes, designed to let your child explore the wide world of art. Check with your local Michaels for specific classes and prices.

Cost: $2

Where:
Locations vary
, NJ


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Calling all little whale watchers! Dive into an unforgettable journey and learn about the world of humpback whales through 2D and 3D adventures, located in the Samuel J. and Ethel...

Cost: Free for Voyager-level members. Member pricing: $13.50 adults; $8.50 children

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West & 79th St.
New York, NY  10024
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Check out the art of New York City public schools in this annual exhibit, comprised of sculptures, prints, paintings, photographs and mixed-media works of talented young students in the area.

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Avenue
New York, NY  10028
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Cost: $2

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Calling all little firefighters! Explore this firefighter-themed exhibit, with tons of hands-on exploring. Check out the old-school pole, try on gear, ring the bell and more at this classic exhibit!

Cost: $8 for ages 1 year and up; members admitted free; grandparents free on Wednesday

Where:
Staten Island Children's Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301
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Your mini-astronauts will be in their element at New Jersey State Museum's planetarium, where they can feel the sensation of soaring through space and beyond while being fully...

Cost: $7 for adults; $5 for children 5 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W State St.
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Telephone: (609) 292-6464
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Mini engineers get to build different structures and test their durability using epic themed sling shots with their favorite Angry Birds characters. You can also build and race handheld vehicles,...

Where:
New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street
Corona, NY
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Mini engineers get to build different structures and test their durability using epic themed sling shots with their favorite Angry Birds characters. You can also build and race handheld vehicles,...

Where:
New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street
Corona, NY
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The world is filled with patterns. Kids can get totally lost in this new exhibit, where they’lli learn the importance of patterns an elaborate 1700-square-foot mirror maze. As kids make their...

Cost: $21 for kids, $25 for adults

Where:
The Franklin Institute
271 North 21st Street
Philadelphia , PA
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Beat the heat this summer in a new wet ‘n’ wild exhibit that’s equal parts educational and fun. Kids splash around in an 800-square-foot space which has an interactive water...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
The Tisch Building
212 W 83rd St
New York, NY
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Telephone: (212)-721-1223
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Yo ho ho, the mighty Lehigh River is being invaded by our very own crew of Pocono Pirates!   Arrgh, Captain Jack and his crew are armed with water cannons and planning a...

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Bring your son or daughter and decorate chocolate treats. Learn how to make hand-made sweets and play with a real chocolate fountain. Reservations are required.

Cost: $30 per parent/ child pair; $10 for each additional children

Where:
Chocolate Works
42 South Park St. Next to Starbucks
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Telephone: 973-744-0500
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Don’t miss our favorite neighborhood event! Live music by local bands, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, food and fun for the kiddos. This event takes place on our Festival Field so you...

Cost: $5 cover

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Rd.
Yardley, PA  19067
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Telephone: 215-968-1670
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The Burlington County Amphitheater is located adjacent to the Burlington County Library in Westampton.  The amphitheater is home to a vast variety of talent during the summer...

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 23: Jo-Jo (Kid's Night)  June 30: Frank and Glenn July 4: Tony Boccitto (4:00)  July 4: Four Man Trio ( 7:00)  July 14: John Gatti Jazz Band July 21: West...

Cost: Free

Where:
DiLorenzo Park
Dell Avenue
Netcong, NJ  07857
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Sponsor: Recreation Commission
Telephone: 973-347-7307
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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 7    “Pete’s Dragon” 14    “The Great Gilly Hopkins” 21    “Jungle Book”...

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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If follow all things Southeast Asian food, chances are out-of-the-box recipes for pho pepper fill your newsfeed and you’ve tried making your own variation on a classic dish at home.. But if...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Lemongrass Viet-Thai Restaurant
1729 NJ-10
Morris Plains, NJ
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Telephone: (973) 998-6303
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This giant exhibit puts everything to do with these flying machines on display. Techies fly drones, learn about some new takes on the “unmanned flying machine,” including the Flying...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86
W 46th St and 12th Ave
New York, NJ
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Telephone: 877-957-SHIP
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Vendors of exotic and regional NJ food and crafts people! Six great bands including Trudy Lynn Blues Review as the featured closing act! Featuring a stage for music, Kid's...

Where:
The Great Lawn
Boardwalk at Cooper Ave.
Long Branch, NJ
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Telephone: 732-933-1984
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A neighborhood favorite! Relax and enjoy delicious farm-fresh food each Friday night this summer* for fresh air family fun, great food, live music and good friends! Donaldson Farms staff...

Cost: Free

Where:
Donaldson Farms
358 Allen Road
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Telephone: 908-852-9122
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Life in Pixels will be holding limited edition beach sessions during the last two weeks of August! Like all of our limited edition sessions, these sessions will offer unique products not found on...

Cost: $500-$1000

Where:
Jersey Shore
, NJ


Sponsor: Life in Pixels Photography
Telephone: 908-524-1724
Contact Name: Kathleen Odenthal
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Featuring Caribbean Cuisine, music and dance performances including reggae, soca, calypso and dance hall. Deléitese en las vibraciones de isla que destacan la cocina caribeña, la...

Where:
Boyd Park
New Brunswick, NJ


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Join us for the Kids Tri for the Y Triathlon featuring pool swim at Lass Aquatics Center, trail ride and trail run on YMCA Camp Zehnder’s beautiful wooded trails! All proceeds benefit the Y’s...

Cost: $35.00

Where:
Camp Zehnder
3911 Herbertsville Road
Wall, NJ  08724
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Sponsor: Camp Zehnder
Telephone: (732) 836-9177
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Head to downtown Westfield each Tuesday night for a night filled with music and more! Stop by early to shop and dine in the heart of the busy and jam-packed town of Westfield.

Cost: Free

Where:
Foundation Park
Westfield, NJ  07090


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Where:
Memorial Auditorium
Montclair State University
1 Normal Ave.
Montclair, NJ  07043
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Head over to the Historic Cold Spring Village at the Cold Spring Brewery for this amazing 45-minute walking tour.

Cost: $15 per person; $12 for children 3-12 years old

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village: Cold Spring Brewery
720 U.S. 9
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Telephone: (609) 898-2300
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August 9: Sing August 16: Grease August 23: Pitch Perfect August 30: Beauty and the Beast

Cost: Free

Where:
Floods Hill in Meadowland Park.
South Orange, NJ


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Can you really huff, puff, and blow a house down? What keeps you drier, running in the rain or walking through it? Can you pull a tablecloth off of a fully set table without disturbing a dish? Put...

Cost: Available with Premium or Combination Pass

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Can you really pull a tablecloth off of a fully set table without disturbing a dish? And does walking through a rainstorm really keep you drier than running through it? The Mythbusters crew use...

Where:
The Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Check out the art of New York City public schools in this annual exhibit, comprised of sculptures, prints, paintings, photographs and mixed-media works of talented young students in the area.

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 5th Avenue
New York, NY  10028
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Cost: $2

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Calling all little firefighters! Explore this firefighter-themed exhibit, with tons of hands-on exploring. Check out the old-school pole, try on gear, ring the bell and more at this classic exhibit!

Cost: $8 for ages 1 year and up; members admitted free; grandparents free on Wednesday

Where:
Staten Island Children's Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301
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Join us at our annual StoryTime LIVE! event on Saturday, August 26th, 2017 from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM to hang out with *CURIOUS GEORGE* and learn all about our incredible Academy! This event is fun,...

Cost: Free to attend

Where:
Kiddie Academy of Hoboken
112 Sinatra Drive
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: Kiddie Academy
Telephone: (201) 222-0111
Contact Name: Gina Palmiero, M.A.
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Starting on Tuesday, July 4 through Monday, September 4, the Morris Park Alliance will be hosting a Family Photo Scavenger Hunt contest, giving families the opportunity to snap and submit...

Cost: Free

Where:
Morris County Parks
, NJ


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Your mini-astronauts will be in their element at New Jersey State Museum's planetarium, where they can feel the sensation of soaring through space and beyond while being fully...

Cost: $7 for adults; $5 for children 5 and under

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 W State St.
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Telephone: (609) 292-6464
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The Burlington County Amphitheater is located adjacent to the Burlington County Library in Westampton.  The amphitheater is home to a vast variety of talent during the summer...

Cost: Free

Where:
Burlington County Ampitheater
5 Pioneer Blvd
Westampton, NJ  08060
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Telephone: 609-265-5858
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July 1 - La La Land July 8 - Star Wars Rogue One July 22 - Arrival July 29 - LEGO Batman August 5 - Casablanca Aug 12 -  Angels with Dirty Faces...

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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If follow all things Southeast Asian food, chances are out-of-the-box recipes for pho pepper fill your newsfeed and you’ve tried making your own variation on a classic dish at home.. But if...

Cost: Prices vary

Where:
Lemongrass Viet-Thai Restaurant
1729 NJ-10
Morris Plains, NJ
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Telephone: (973) 998-6303
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Registration is now open for our Summer Nature Camps for kids from 4 through 10th grade, featuring both day and overnight camps. Our staff are committed to guiding your child in outdoor adventures...

Cost: $125; $325; $650 - early-bird discounts available

Where:
Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary
11 Hardscrabble Road
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
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SUMMER NATURE CAMP is now booking! June 19 – September 1 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM $345 a week; $100 for Junior Naturalists Preschool week; $360 for Sr. Naturalists week with a Thursday night overnight...

Cost: $345 a week min.

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Join Littoral Society naturalists for a hike down a sandy path to one of the least visited beaches at Sandy Hook. Along the way we will identify some of the Hook’s edible plants that were an...

Cost: $5 per person, free for member families

Where:
Sandy Hook, Lot M
Gateway National Recreational Area
, NJ
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EXPLORE OUR NEW GEOCACHE TRAIL Our exciting new geocache trail is now open! If you have never been Geocaching, it is a great family activity that is a combination of compass orienteering and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-427-3052
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Join us for two spectacular days of fun dedicated to the superpower of imagination and play! Children and their grown-ups are invited to dress up as their favorite heroes and enjoy amazing...

Cost: Free with Admission

Where:
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA  19131
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Vendor and craftets event Self guided tours

Cost: Free

Where:
Dr Wm Robinson Museum
593 Madison Hill Road
Clark, NJ  07066
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Sponsor: Clark Historic Society
Telephone: 908-296-7620
Contact Name: Nancy Morris

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HAPPINESS IS MELON-SHAPED! NO U-PICK Local farm fresh watermelon, cantaloupe, & honeydew for sale Melon slices for sale​ Watermelon eating contest Watermelon jam Wagon ride...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr.
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Telephone: 609-259-7300

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The National Constitution Center presents American Treasures: Documenting the Nation’s Founding, illuminating the founding era through priceless drafts of the U.S. Constitution. Open Now.

Cost: $0-$17

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch St
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: (215) 409-6600
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The fair is in town! Saturday, August 26th from 10:00-1:00 P.M we will have our annual Bubbles Country Fair located at our school. We will have carnival games, spin art, a ride along train, live...

Cost: FREE!

Where:
The Learning Experience
295 West Grand Avenue
Montvale, NJ  07645
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Sponsor: The Learning Experience
Telephone: 201-476-0200
Contact Name: Nicole Tata
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Explore an exhibition featuring some of Murtogh’s personal favorites, including a variety of large and elegant table model cylinder musical boxes and upright disc boxes. Impressive instruments...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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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 Mega Model Train set returns! This popular 288-square foot model includes over 35 diesel and steam locomotives and close to 50 interactive working accessories. Visitors will also have the...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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Highlighting the significant changes American military uniforms have undergone since the country’s inception in 1776, the uniforms featured in this exhibition include examples from the...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3706

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Beat the heat this summer in a new wet ‘n’ wild exhibit that’s equal parts educational and fun. Kids splash around in an 800-square-foot space which has an interactive water...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
The Tisch Building
212 W 83rd St
New York, NY
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Telephone: (212)-721-1223
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This exhibition features artists from the Matheny Arts Access Program and Arts Unbound working as part of Art Garden CSA (Community Supported Art). Both organizations support and serve artists with...

Cost: Free for Members, General Admission price $10 Adults; $7 child for non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
, NJ

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Go back in time (we’re talking 100 years!) and learn how one of NYC’s busiest subway lines came to be. Visitors get a thorough look at the subway’s history dating back to the...

Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for kids

Where:
Corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street
Downtown Brooklyn
New York, NY
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Yo ho ho, the mighty Lehigh River is being invaded by our very own crew of Pocono Pirates!   Arrgh, Captain Jack and his crew are armed with water cannons and planning a...

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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This event will feature pirates, music and family fun! The Village buildings will also be open, featuring historical interpreters in period clothing who demonstrate the trades, crafts and...

Cost: 12.00

Where:
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 Route 9 South
Cape May, NJ  08204
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Sponsor: Sunset Liquors and Ocean Club Hotel
Telephone: 609-898-2300
Contact Name: Sandy Nickel
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This giant exhibit puts everything to do with these flying machines on display. Techies fly drones, learn about some new takes on the “unmanned flying machine,” including the Flying...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86
W 46th St and 12th Ave
New York, NJ
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Telephone: 877-957-SHIP
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For the last 5 years, Lions Vision Productions has produced our traveling annual mega shopping extravaganza, known as the Worthy Women’s Entrepreneurial Expo, which began in Super Stop & Shop in...

Cost: 0

Where:
Menlo Park Mall
55 Parsonage Road
Edison, NJ  08837
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The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable will host a Gail M. Field Centered Riding Clinic at the Somerset County Park Commission facility at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, NJ. The sessions...

Cost: $295 & $320

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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The Magnolia Landing Summer Series will host its first-ever event in Journal Square on Saturday, July 22nd from 11:00am to 4:00pm. The inaugural outdoor gathering will feature food and drink, local...

Cost: Free

Where:
Journal Squared
615 Pavonia Avenue
Jersey City, NJ  07306
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Johnny Rockets will open its doors at Quaker Bridge Mall with ribbon-cutting ceremony that will take place on Saturday, August 26. The restaurant’s all new experience will be celebrated with a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Quaker Bridge Mall
3320 Brunswick Pike
Lawrence Township, NJ  08648
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Sickles Market, Little Silver, will hold its annual Peach and Butterfly Celebration, Saturday, August 26 from Noon – 3 p.m. All activities are Free. The celebration’s mission is to create...

Cost: free

Where:
Sickles Market
1 Harrison Avenue
little silver, NJ  07739
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Sponsor: SIckles Market
Telephone: 732.741.9563
Contact Name: Sickles Market
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Pack up your blankets and snacks and head over to the beach by Jenkinson's Boardwalk each Friday night this summer for a fun-filled movie night. July 14: Finding Dory July 21: The LEGO...

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk/Beach
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant, NJ  08742
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Discover early industrial crafts with awesome hands-on activities and demonstrations by a blacksmith, tinsmith, tin piercers, weavers, and spinners. Crafters will have handmade pieces available for...

Cost: Suggested donation is $3 per adult, $2 per senior (65+), $1 per child age 4 - 16

Where:
Cooper Gristmill
65 CR-513
Chester Township, NJ  07930
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Telephone: 908.879.5463.
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The Special Spartans heat is an obstacle course race designed to test resilience, strength, stamina, and ability to overcome adversity. Sports are a universal language which unites people on and...

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


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The National Constitution Center presents John Marshall: Patriot, Statesman, Chief Justice, an exhibit that explores Chief Justice John Marshall's role within the early Republic, including his life...

Cost: 20

Where:
the National Constitution Center
525 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Aspiring artists can get inspired by the explosion of DIY culture and art. (Thanks, Etsy!).  Kids check out the work of 10 artists who use different types of mediums like crocheting,...

Cost: Free with museum admission

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton St.
New York, NY
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Telephone: 212.274.0986
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A scavenger hunt for the whole family puts the fun in fundraiser! This is a great way to conclude your summer while helping to support youth ageing out of foster care. After party with smoothie bar...

Cost: Sugested Donation $15

Where:
Sparta Evangelical Free Church
429 Lafayette Rd.
Sparta, NJ  07871
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Sponsor: The Vision Unbound Project
Contact Name: Kristy
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Yarn over Time is a crochet and knitting group designed for after work and evening crafters. All ages and experience levels welcome, including beginners. Join us to get acquainted, share ideas,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
40 US HWY 46 West
Hackettstown, NJ  07840
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Sponsor: Warren County Library, Northeast Branch
Telephone: 908-813-3858
Contact Name: Christina Williams
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Join us this summer while our Preschool Reading Specialists use a variety of water based hands-on games and activities to make reading fun for your 3-5-year-old! Splash into Reading was created...

Cost: 0

Where:
In-Home Sessions
, NJ


Sponsor: Preschool Readers
Telephone: 762.233.READ (7323)
Contact Name: Lisa Vodola
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Calling all little whale watchers! Dive into an unforgettable journey and learn about the world of humpback whales through 2D and 3D adventures, located in the Samuel J. and Ethel...

Cost: Free for Voyager-level members. Member pricing: $13.50 adults; $8.50 children

Where:
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West & 79th St.
New York, NY  10024
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On Saturday August 26th (raindate August 27th) at 5:00pm, artificial plastic crabs will be released from Patriot’s Plunge into the Revolutionary River at Breakwater Beach in a race to benefit...

Cost: $5

Where:
Breakwater Beach Waterpark
62 Grant Avenue
Seaside Heights, NJ  08751
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Sponsor: JDRF/FARE
Telephone: 732-793-6488
Contact Name: Maria Mastoris
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Make a discovery at the Arboretum and enjoy a unique family experience. Drop by the Stackhouse Education Center on Saturdays, any time between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm, for an interactive exploration of...

Cost: Members: FREE, Non-Members: $5/person

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Ave.
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Reeves-Reed Arboretum
Telephone: (908) 273-8787 x1010
Contact Name: Doreen Schindler
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Let your little ones burn off some energy at Sky Zone's Toddler Time, where the trampolines are cleared of all "big kids" to make room for the littlest jumpers. Summer hours:...

Cost: $8 per toddler, $12 per accompanying adult

Where:
Sky Zone
600 Hadley Rd.
South Plainfield, NJ  07080
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Telephone: (908) 756-5867
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Grab a beach chair and head to 8th Ave. beach in Belmar starting Saturday, July 8, for free movie night. Here is the exciting lineup of family-friendly titles for summer 2017. Movies start at dusk,...

Cost: Free

Where:
8th Ave. Beach
Belmar, NJ


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This summer, dig up the past just like Montana's famed dino hunter Jack Horner. LSC's outdoor Dino Dig has 35 tons of sand holding 55 full-sized Cretaceous fossil replicas. Find bones like a 5-foot...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty Science Center
Telephone: 201-253-1310
Contact Name: Elizabeth Romanaux
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The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable Saturday Dog Walks on the trails at Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, NJ, will continue weekly on...

Cost: #3

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable has announced the dates for the Summer Horse Care Workshops 102 and 103, designed for individuals who are seeking to gain knowledge and...

Cost: $60 and $90

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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The Friends of Lord Stirling Stable will host a Gail M. Field Centered Riding Clinic at the Somerset County Park Commission facility at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, NJ. The sessions...

Cost: $295 & $320

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Friends of Lord Stirling Stable
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Free guided tours of the Arboretum take place Saturdays at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm from May through October. Tours begin at the Visitors Center. No reservations are required and tours are on a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Reeves-Reed Arboretum
165 Hobart Ave.
Summit, NJ  07901
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Sponsor: Reeves-Reed Arboretum
Telephone: (908) 273-8787 x1010
Contact Name: Doreen Schindler
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Inspiring and fun, ENDANGERED! is a multi-cultural, international, multi-species musical about a so-cial media savvy Kid reporter and a group of famous endangered animals from around the globe, who...

Cost: are $25, $49.75, $69.75 (premium)

Where:
The Davenport Theatre
354 West 45 Street, 2nd Floor
new york, NY  10036
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Telephone: 646-481-6583

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Make unique paper airplanes while learning about the four forces of flight.

Cost: Free. Registration Required

Where:
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86
W 46th St and 12th Ave
New York, NY  10036
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Telephone: 877-957-SHIP
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Stop by every Monday from June 26-August 28 for a chance to swim with real mermaids! From 10am to noon, let your little ones' imaginations run wild at this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Cost: Tickets start at $12.95

Where:
Runaway Rapids Waterpark
275 Beachway Ave
Keansburg, NJ  07734
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Have your little Picasso get creative and try out these mini art classes, designed to let your child explore the wide world of art. Check with your local Michaels for specific classes and prices.

Cost: $2

Where:
Locations vary
, NJ


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Climb Our Giant Hay Pyramid, Visit and Feed Our Friendly Farm Animals, Stop By Our Bunny Run, See our Goat Walk!, Pony Rides, hayrides, Pick Your Own, corn maze and more! Enjoy homemade ice...

Cost: varies, see website

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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Pirates pillage the Village...Valhallas Pirates will be in action with exciting pirate fight shows and exhibits. Plus, The Sea Dogs will lead sea chanties and sing-a-longs.

Where:
720 Route 9
Cape May, NJ  08204


Telephone: 609-898-2300

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Come to Boonton Main Street's Farmers' Market every Saturday begins on June 10th and closing November 18th. The market is a great way to buy local and fresh produce from community Farmers!

Cost: FREE!

Where:
Upper Plane Street parking lot
Upper Plane Street by the Park
Boonton, NJ  07005
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Sponsor: Boonton Main Street, Inc.
Telephone: 973-257-9107
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Theater for the New City's 41st Street Theater tour will be "Checks and Balances, or Bottoms Up!" Rip-roaring musical tours City's streets, parks and playgrounds August 5 to September 17. A...

Cost: Free

Where:
Travers Park
34th Ave between 77th & 78th Streets
Queens, NY  11372
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12:00 Noon-5:30pm $7.00 for 1 Attraction $10.00 for 2 Attractions $13.00 for ALL Attractions Skate Rentals $4.50 + tax Skate Mates $4.00 + tax PARENTS ADMITTED FREE ON SATURDAY & SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

Cost: $7.00

Where:
ISC Cherry Hill
650 Kresson Road
Cherry Hill, NJ  08034
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New in the Planetarium! Go on a spectacular journey to witness the most beautiful, powerful, and mysterious weather phenomena in the solar system. From a 400-year-old hurricane to a dust tempest...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08608
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Open Cockpit Weekend at Aviation Hall of Fame of NJ Aviation Hall of Fame & Museum of New Jersey, at Teterboro Airport, will hold its Open Cockpit Weekend on April...

Cost: Adults $10 & Children & Seniors $8.

Where:
Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of NJ
Teterboro Airport
400 Fred Wehran Dr.
Teterboro, NJ
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Telephone: 201-288-6344
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We are Accepting Enrollment for Summer & Fall! Space is limited! Open Houses are Every Saturday and Sunday from 2PM-4PM! Contact us for more details at (862) 285-1180 or website...

Cost: Contact Us for Details

Where:
Beyond Today Early Education Center
10-10 Norma Avenue
FairLawn, NJ  07410
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Telephone: 862-285-1180
Contact Name: Dr. G
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Dance to a caller and live band on the first and third Saturdays of the month. 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  07936
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-295-6864
Contact Name: Gloria Friedman
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Mini engineers get to build different structures and test their durability using epic themed sling shots with their favorite Angry Birds characters. You can also build and race handheld vehicles,...

Where:
New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street
Corona, NY
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Don't miss our favorite neighborhood event! Live music by local bands, wine tasting by Rose Bank Winery, craft beer garden, food and fun for the kiddos. This event takes place on our Festival...

Cost: $5.00

Where:
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony Hill Road
Yardley, PA  19067
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Join us at Schiff Nature Preserve for an amazing journey inward. When fully engaged in listening to the Gong, you will be encapsulated within the sound field, merging with the sound as it travels...

Cost: Members fee is $15. Non members fee is $20

Where:
Schiff Nature Center
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Center
Telephone: 197-354-36004
Contact Name: Lauren Theis
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On Saturday, August 26 at 7pm, the Arts Council of Princeton and Café Improv present home-grown performances of local and regional music, poetry and comedy. For the past 24 years, Café Improv has...

Cost: $1- $2

Where:
The Arts Council of Princeton Pop In Space
102 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ  08542
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Sponsor: The Arts Council of Princeton
Telephone: 609-924-8777
Contact Name: The Arts Council of Princeton
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A full weekend of concerts, workshops, vendors, jamming, open mics, fellowship - everything Uke! All ages and levels welcome. Performers will also teach workshops. Weekend ends with jam on...

Cost: Varies; please check website

Where:
Ukrainian American Cultural Center of NJ
60-C North Jefferson Road
Whippany, NJ  07981
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-370-4853
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Set in an NYC rehearsal room, DEAR JANE journeys into the life of a passionate artist, Julie, who explores the many divergent paths of her past. From her fractured relationship with her identical...

Cost: 55.00-65.00

Where:
Theatre Row’s Clurman Theatre
410 West 42nd Street
NEW YORK, NY  10036
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Telephone: 646-481-6583

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IT'S BACK the 2nd ANNUAL JERRY GARCIA BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION!!! Last years successful event honoring Jerry proved to be an event not to miss this year. JERRY GARCIA ART RAFFLE of (3) pieces of museum...

Cost: $19 plus $6 service fee

Where:
Strand Center for the Arts
400 Clifton Ave
Lakewood, NJ  08701
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Telephone: 732-367-7789
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Mini engineers get to build different structures and test their durability using epic themed sling shots with their favorite Angry Birds characters. You can also build and race handheld vehicles,...

Where:
New York Hall of Science
47-01 111th Street
Corona, NY
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The world is filled with patterns. Kids can get totally lost in this new exhibit, where they’lli learn the importance of patterns an elaborate 1700-square-foot mirror maze. As kids make their...

Cost: $21 for kids, $25 for adults

Where:
The Franklin Institute
271 North 21st Street
Philadelphia , PA
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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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"F Theory" - A World Premiere Play - Two women meet in college and share a lifelong relationship in this funny, poignant play about what it really means to be a friend. Performances Thursdays,...

Cost: $46-$50

Where:
New Jersey Repertory Company
179 Broadway
Parking and entrance in rear
Long Branch, NJ  07740
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Sponsor: New Jersey Repertory Company
Telephone: 732-229-3166
Contact Name: SuzAnne Barabas
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