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9 Yummy Treats to Make with Ice Cream this Summer

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

5 New Things to Make With Blueberries

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

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5 New Things to Make With Strawberries

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

Great Cinco de Mayo Foods

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

Spring Crock-Pot Recipes

Delicious and easy recipes to try this spring!

8 School Lunch Ideas That Are Creative & Easy

Tired of packing the same old sandwiches every day for your kids? Liven things up and wow them with these truly clever ideas!

10 New Things to Do With Chicken Breasts

Ready to liven up dinnertime? Add one of these delicious chicken recipes to your repertoire.

Hard Boiled Eggs: You’re Doing it Wrong

It's Easter, which means you are going to boil a lot of eggs, but if you wonder why yours are always green, you've probably been making them wrong.

New Takes on Traditional Easter Foods

Ham may be your go-to Easter delicacy, but you can spice up all your Easter meals with these recipes.

11 Desserts You Can Make In Your Crock-Pot

Slow cookers can make more than just yummy dinners. Give one of these treats a try.

St. Patrick's Day Treats to Make with the Kids

Break out the green food coloring and get in the St. Paddy’s day spirit with these sweet nibbles.

Seussical Snacks

March 2 is Read Across America Day! Get in the spirit with this Seuss-inspired snack.

Valentine’s Day Treats You Need to Make

Surprise your loved one with some of these cool and colorful tasty treats this Valentine’s Day.

Fun, Fast Super Bowl Crafts

Keep the kids busy with these creative football themed ideas.

The Best Super Bowl Party Snacks

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5 Crock-Pot Dinner Recipes You Should Make This Week

Want a really flavorful dinner, but don’t have time when you get home at night? Put that slow cooker to work.

Halloween Snacks

Spooky Halloween snacks to make your holiday super scrumptious!

Yogurt Dots

Need a new afterschool snack? Try this healthy snack for kids.

5 New Ways to Make Healthy Chicken Fingers

Chicken fingers don’t have to be deep fried and greasy. Check out these unique ways to make delicious fingers that the kids will love—and so will their growing bodies.
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August 2015

Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Five Points Branch
201 Tucker Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
View map »


Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-688-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
Website »

More information

Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Elizabeth Branch
135 Madison Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
View map »


Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-355-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
Website »

More information

Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Rahway Branch
1564 Irving Street
Rahway, NJ  07065
View map »


Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 732-388-0057
Contact Name: Welcome Center
Website »

More information

Explore the Lehigh River Gorge by Train & Raft! Begin your day with a scenic 25 mile train ride from Jim Thorpe to White Haven. In White Haven you start your river trip & enjoy 12 miles of Class II...

Cost: $84.99 per person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Telephone: 1-800-944-8392
Website »

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Whitewater raft the action packed Lehigh River Gorge and experience the best whitewater in the tri-state area! Surrounded by state park protected woodlands and mountains, you will enjoy 12 miles...

Cost: $65.99 per person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
View map »


Telephone: 1-800-944-8392
Website »

More information

A SOV Scenario Production

Cost: $39.99 per person; $74.00 case paint

Where:
SkirmishUSA
211 North Meckesville Road
Albrightsville, PA  18210
View map »


Telephone: 1-800-754-7647
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

More information

Summer brings the opening of a new site specific installation to The Center for Contemporary. “Wishful Intentions” was created by Hamilton, N.J. artist Katie Truk who works entirely with wire...

Cost: Admission by donation

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

More information

Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
View map »


Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
Website »

More information

Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. The theme for August is ‘I’m So...

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »


Telephone: 973.326.7603
Website »

More information

Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
View map »

More information

SummerART July 6–August 28, 2015 9am – 5pm Join MAM to experience a summer full of art-making! SummerART is a comprehensive summer program in the Yard School of Art including camp for...

Cost: various

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair
New Jersey, NJ  07042
View map »


Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo

More information

Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
Website »

More information

A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

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


Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
Website »

More information

“Shark Month: Dive Right In” Join us throughout the month of August as we Explore the Deep Blue Sea and some of its most Notorious Predators in our Becker Children's Wing! From Story-times,...

Cost: $8

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

More information

You’ll begin the day with a hearty breakfast to charge you up for the day ahead. Following breakfast, your excursion will begin via Trek mountain bike as you cruise between the 1000 foot walls...

Cost: $99.99 per person

Where:
Pocono Biking
7 Hazard Square
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
View map »


Telephone: 570-325-3654
Website »

More information

ALL ABOARD THE SCENIC BIKE TRAIN! Step back in time and enjoy a relaxing train ride up the Lehigh Gorge for 25 miles, then pedal your bike back down to Jim Thorpe at your own pace along the...

Cost: Train Ride/Shuttle with your own bike rates: $21.99 per person Train Ride/Shuttl

Where:
Pocono Biking
7 Hazard Square
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
View map »


Telephone: 570-325-3654
Website »

More information

Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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


Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

More information

Action Fun Farm Fun for all ages. Over 30 activities! Bring your family, friends, school, class, birthday, scout, or church groups to Heaven Hill Farm for bushels of good, old-fashioned fun down on...

Cost: $10.00 per person age 2 and under are free.

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
View map »


Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
Website »

More information

Tag @themonmouthmuseum on Instagram this month to share your absolute favorite Monmouth Museum moments. Our favorite photo wins a pack of passes for a family of 4! Contest runs until September 1st.

Cost: free with admission

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

More information

What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
View map »

More information

We're celebrating fresh, local Jersey produce! Come by and sample some of our tasty and healthy creations from 12 - 4! We've lots of fun farm activities too: live music (12 -4 ), pick your own...

Cost: see website for details

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
View map »


Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
Website »

More information

Coming Home Rescue Stencil Contest TIME TO GET YOUR CREATIVE ON! RULES: 1. Purchase the official Coming Home Rescue Stencil.* 2. Do something super creative with the stencil. Design must show...

Cost: $19.95 for stencil. Contest is free.

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: Coming Home Rescue
Website »

More information

Roger Duvoisin’s remarkable children’s book illustrations have charmed and captivated generations of young readers, guiding them through some of life’s important lessons. The story of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
View map »


Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
Telephone: 848-932-7237
Website »

More information

Join us from 12-4pm for a Dolly & Me fundraiser event to support finding a cure for DIPG. $21.95 per person will include cheese fondue, chocolate fondue and a $3 donation to the Lily LaRue...

Cost: $21.95

Where:
The Melting Pot of Whippany
831 State Route 10 #3
Whippany, NJ  07981
View map »

More information

Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
View map »


Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
Website »

More information

Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
View map »


Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
Website »

More information

Admission includes; parking, shuttle service, entrance to the event and a FREE Laurita Wine Glass! No entrance fee charge for our Laurita Winery Preferred Members! Food and wine lovers will...

Cost: $8/person; Kids 12 and under are free!

Where:
Laurita Winery
35 Archertown Road
New Egypt, NJ  08533
View map »


Telephone: 609.752.0200
Website »

More information

Hemlines explores 20th century women's fashions from 1900 to 1969. On display are hats, shoes, handbags, jewelry, furs, wedding attire and of course, dresses from each of the decades. Anyone...

Cost: $5 per adult/ $3 per child/ $10 for a family

Where:
Schoolhouse Museum
650 E. Glen Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ  07450
View map »


Sponsor: Ridgewood Historical Society
Telephone: 201-652-7354
Contact Name: Sheila Brogan

More information

Mark your calendars for Marionettes and more! Jersey City's newest performing arts space, Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) presents Puppetworks "The Emperor's New Clothes" & "The Snow Queen", two...

Cost: Advance tickets - $9 child & $10 adult. At the door - $11 child & $12 adult. Gro

Where:
Merseles Studios
339 Newark Avenue 2nd Floor
Downtown Historic Jersey City, NJ  07302


Sponsor: Jersey City Theater Center
Telephone: 646-671-8884
Contact Name: Dawn Perry
Website »

More information

On August 23, 2015, from 1-5pm, stop by the Hoboken Historical Museum, 1301 Hudson St., to savor the best flavors of traditional tomatoes in nearly every color of the rainbow. The Jersey-fresh...

Cost: free

Where:
Hoboken Historical Museum
1301 Hudson St.
Hoboken, NJ  07030
View map »


Sponsor: Hoboken Historical Museum
Telephone: (201) 656-2240
Contact Name: Bob Foster
Website »

More information

The best day of the week for the whole family is Sunday at Yogi Berra Stadium! As the Jackals take on Quebec, you can enjoy ice cream at half price throughout the stadium! After the game, kids can...

Cost: $10-$12

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
8 Yogi Berra Dr
Little Falls, NJ  07424
View map »

More information

First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
Website »

More information

More than 200 artists, crafters and vendors park in the streets of charming downtown Cranford for this street festival, which features tempting fair food, bounce houses for the kids and more.

Cost: Free

Where:
Downtown Cranford
Cranford, NJ


Telephone: 908-654-1400
Contact Name: Darryl Walker

More information

Calling all kids close to 3 and 4! Come to the gym and party with us. Sample all the great classes we have once your child turns 3. Wonderkids (3 hour drop off), camps, Parent Survival Night, Funny...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Little Gym of Roxbury
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852
View map »


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
Website »

More information

In the spirit of the Garden State's agrarian heritage, this fair will feature 4-H exhibits, family entertainment, games, amusement rides, fireworks, and more.  

Cost: Free

Where:
Hunterdon County Fair Grounds
South County Park
1207 Route 179
Lambertville, NJ  08530
View map »


Telephone: 908-782-6809
Website »

More information

On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
View map »


Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
Website »

More information

If your children like animals, they won’t want to miss watching the aquarium’s biologists feed and train their Nile hippos, Button and Genny. Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Show times are...

Cost: Free with aquarium ticket

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

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
View map »

More information

Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Elizabeth Branch
135 Madison Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
View map »


Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-355-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
Website »

More information

With this unique half-day, week-long camp, kids will get to experience fun camp activities like arts and crafts and swimming along with unique beach fun, like tram car rides, workshops on first aid...

Cost: $195 per camper

Where:
, NJ

More information

Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
View map »


Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
Website »

More information

Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Rahway Branch
1564 Irving Street
Rahway, NJ  07065
View map »


Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 732-388-0057
Contact Name: Welcome Center
Website »

More information

Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Five Points Branch
201 Tucker Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
View map »


Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-688-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
Website »

More information

Summer brings the opening of a new site specific installation to The Center for Contemporary. “Wishful Intentions” was created by Hamilton, N.J. artist Katie Truk who works entirely with wire...

Cost: Admission by donation

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

More information

Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. The theme for August is ‘I’m So...

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »


Telephone: 973.326.7603
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

More information

Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
Website »

More information

“Shark Month: Dive Right In” Join us throughout the month of August as we Explore the Deep Blue Sea and some of its most Notorious Predators in our Becker Children's Wing! From Story-times,...

Cost: $8

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

More information

A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

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


Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
Website »

More information

Tag @themonmouthmuseum on Instagram this month to share your absolute favorite Monmouth Museum moments. Our favorite photo wins a pack of passes for a family of 4! Contest runs until September 1st.

Cost: free with admission

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

More information

Action Fun Farm Fun for all ages. Over 30 activities! Bring your family, friends, school, class, birthday, scout, or church groups to Heaven Hill Farm for bushels of good, old-fashioned fun down on...

Cost: $10.00 per person age 2 and under are free.

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
View map »


Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
Website »

More information

SummerART July 6–August 28, 2015 9am – 5pm Join MAM to experience a summer full of art-making! SummerART is a comprehensive summer program in the Yard School of Art including camp for...

Cost: various

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair
New Jersey, NJ  07042
View map »


Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo

More information

Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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


Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

More information

Coming Home Rescue Stencil Contest TIME TO GET YOUR CREATIVE ON! RULES: 1. Purchase the official Coming Home Rescue Stencil.* 2. Do something super creative with the stencil. Design must show...

Cost: $19.95 for stencil. Contest is free.

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: Coming Home Rescue
Website »

More information

Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
View map »


Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
Website »

More information

Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
View map »


Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
Website »

More information

First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
Website »

More information

Babies 4 months to 10 months. Come to a bugs class at The Little Gym Of Roxbury! We build their shoulder girdle muscles, legs, do parachute, work on grip strength, sing songs and more!

Cost: Free First Time Guests!

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
Contact Name: Danielle
Website »

More information

If your children like animals, they won’t want to miss watching the aquarium’s biologists feed and train their Nile hippos, Button and Genny. Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Show times are...

Cost: Free with aquarium ticket

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

More information

What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
View map »

More information

Fondue and a Flick! This brings "dinner and a movie" to a whole new level! Guests will enjoy cheese and chocolate fondue and receive a movie ticket for $25 per person between August 24-30. Enjoy an...

Cost: $25

Where:
The Melting Pot of Whippany
831 State Route 10 #3
Whippany, NJ  07981
View map »

More information

The Garden State Discovery Museum is excited to introduce: Movie Mondays! Come every Monday night in July & August, 2015 for $5 after 5 PM and watch a different Flashback Film every week. List of...

Cost: $5.00 after 5:00 PM

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road Suite 100
Cherry Hill , NJ  08003
View map »

More information

Cure that case of the Mondays with the Jackals as they take on the Garden State Grays! Be sure to come hungry because throughout the entire game you can purchase hot dogs for only $1! And don't...

Cost: $10-$12

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
8 Yogi Berra Dr
Little Falls, NJ  07424
View map »

More information

On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
View map »


Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
Website »

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

With this unique half-day, week-long camp, kids will get to experience fun camp activities like arts and crafts and swimming along with unique beach fun, like tram car rides, workshops on first aid...

Cost: $195 per camper

Where:
, NJ

More information

Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
View map »


Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
Website »

More information

Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
View map »

More information

Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Five Points Branch
201 Tucker Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
View map »


Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-688-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
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Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Elizabeth Branch
135 Madison Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-355-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
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Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Rahway Branch
1564 Irving Street
Rahway, NJ  07065
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Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 732-388-0057
Contact Name: Welcome Center
Website »

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Summer brings the opening of a new site specific installation to The Center for Contemporary. “Wishful Intentions” was created by Hamilton, N.J. artist Katie Truk who works entirely with wire...

Cost: Admission by donation

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Action Fun Farm Fun for all ages. Over 30 activities! Bring your family, friends, school, class, birthday, scout, or church groups to Heaven Hill Farm for bushels of good, old-fashioned fun down on...

Cost: $10.00 per person age 2 and under are free.

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
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Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
Website »

More information

Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. The theme for August is ‘I’m So...

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
Website »

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SummerART July 6–August 28, 2015 9am – 5pm Join MAM to experience a summer full of art-making! SummerART is a comprehensive summer program in the Yard School of Art including camp for...

Cost: various

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair
New Jersey, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

More information

Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
Website »

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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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Join Liberty Hall Museum for a special summer children's activity! In this unique tour, children and their parents will view the Museum through the eyes of its youngest former occupants: the...

Cost: $8 per child, $10 per adult

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

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Young star gazers join Magic Tree House characters Jack and Annie as they discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel and more. Who can help them answer the questions posted by...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
Website »

More information

For this very special Discovery Theatre show, the words are in the hands of our young imaginative friends. We’re asking kids to write skits inspired by the title, and we will bring them to life...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Rd
Cherry Hill, NJ  08003
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Travel with an average yellow star on his quest to get a "name" and a planet to call his own. A "cool" red star, a "hot" blue star, a dying star, double stars and the Milky Way Galaxy teach the...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
Website »

More information

Fondue and a Flick! This brings "dinner and a movie" to a whole new level! Guests will enjoy cheese and chocolate fondue and receive a movie ticket for $25 per person between August 24-30. Enjoy an...

Cost: $25

Where:
The Melting Pot of Whippany
831 State Route 10 #3
Whippany, NJ  07981
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Join the Garden State Discovery Museum for Trivia Tuesday nights from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Winner gets a special prize!

Cost: $5.00 after 5:00 PM

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road Suite 100
Cherry Hill, NJ  08003
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Enjoy a day in the sun with the Jackals as they welcome the Garden State Grays to Yogi Berra Stadium. Stay refreshed the whole game with half priced soda and beer throughout the park. What better...

Cost: $10-$12

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
8 Yogi Berra Dr
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Love fantasy, action, and a good villain? Then you’ll love Maleficent! A vengeful fairy is driven to curse an infant princess, only to discover that the child may be the one person who can...

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
Contact Name: Destiny Kelly
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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
Website »

More information

“Shark Month: Dive Right In” Join us throughout the month of August as we Explore the Deep Blue Sea and some of its most Notorious Predators in our Becker Children's Wing! From Story-times,...

Cost: $8

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Come for a blast! Help Oliver the owl solve the mystery questions... dance with the camel, rescue the peacock... Different story every other week! www.mykinderclub.com

Cost: $15 per kid

Where:
My Kinder Club
880 River Road 2nd floor
Edgewater, NJ  07020
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What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
Website »

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If your children like animals, they won’t want to miss watching the aquarium’s biologists feed and train their Nile hippos, Button and Genny. Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Show times are...

Cost: Free with aquarium ticket

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

More information

Tag @themonmouthmuseum on Instagram this month to share your absolute favorite Monmouth Museum moments. Our favorite photo wins a pack of passes for a family of 4! Contest runs until September 1st.

Cost: free with admission

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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More information

Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
Website »

More information

Coming Home Rescue Stencil Contest TIME TO GET YOUR CREATIVE ON! RULES: 1. Purchase the official Coming Home Rescue Stencil.* 2. Do something super creative with the stencil. Design must show...

Cost: $19.95 for stencil. Contest is free.

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: Coming Home Rescue
Website »

More information

On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Rahway Branch
1564 Irving Street
Rahway, NJ  07065
View map »


Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 732-388-0057
Contact Name: Welcome Center
Website »

More information

Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Five Points Branch
201 Tucker Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-688-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
Website »

More information

Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Elizabeth Branch
135 Madison Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-355-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
Website »

More information

The annual Rockefeller Center farmers market returns this summer, giving Midtown shoppers access to specialty products including fresh produce, meat, eggs, flowers, baked goods, cheeses, wine and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center Plaza
50th Street between 5th & 6th Avenues
New York, NY  10112
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More information

Summer brings the opening of a new site specific installation to The Center for Contemporary. “Wishful Intentions” was created by Hamilton, N.J. artist Katie Truk who works entirely with wire...

Cost: Admission by donation

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

More information

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

More information

Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. The theme for August is ‘I’m So...

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
View map »


Telephone: 973.326.7603
Website »

More information

SummerART July 6–August 28, 2015 9am – 5pm Join MAM to experience a summer full of art-making! SummerART is a comprehensive summer program in the Yard School of Art including camp for...

Cost: various

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair
New Jersey, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo

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Appropriate for children entering grades 1-4. Advance registration required. Please call 973.971.3710 or email programs@morrismuseum.org to reserve you child’s space. July 8: Nano Science July...

Cost: $30/child for Members; $40/child for Non-members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Website »

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Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
Website »

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With this unique half-day, week-long camp, kids will get to experience fun camp activities like arts and crafts and swimming along with unique beach fun, like tram car rides, workshops on first aid...

Cost: $195 per camper

Where:
, NJ

More information

Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
Website »

More information

Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
View map »

More information

Action Fun Farm Fun for all ages. Over 30 activities! Bring your family, friends, school, class, birthday, scout, or church groups to Heaven Hill Farm for bushels of good, old-fashioned fun down on...

Cost: $10.00 per person age 2 and under are free.

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
View map »


Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
Website »

More information

“Shark Month: Dive Right In” Join us throughout the month of August as we Explore the Deep Blue Sea and some of its most Notorious Predators in our Becker Children's Wing! From Story-times,...

Cost: $8

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

More information

Join the March of Dimes for a children's storytime at the North County Branch of the Hunterdon County Library (Clinton, NJ) on Wednesday, August 26 at 10:00 a.m. It's a great way to stay out of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Hunterdon County Library North County Branch
65 Halstead Street
Clinton, NJ  08809
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Sponsor: March of Dimes
Contact Name: Lauren Motch

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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
Website »

More information

Come to Ort Farms Every Wednesday and Enjoy Storytime Down on the Farm! This fun event includes a story, snack, craft and visit with the animals.

Cost: $4 per child

Where:
Ort Farms LLC
25 Bartley Road
Long Valley, NJ  07853
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Tag @themonmouthmuseum on Instagram this month to share your absolute favorite Monmouth Museum moments. Our favorite photo wins a pack of passes for a family of 4! Contest runs until September 1st.

Cost: free with admission

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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More information

What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
View map »

More information

John Higby is the Yo-Yo Guy! He has performed his unique high energy comedy yo-yo show in 26 countries from New Zealand to Japan, holds the world yo-yo champion title and 4 Guinness World Records....

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

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

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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

More information

“Lunch with the Librarian”, for pre-school children and their caregivers in the gardens each Wednesday at noon in August and September. Bring a chair or blanket and lunch and enjoy stories,...

Cost: N/A

Where:
Macculloch Hall Historical Museum Garden
45 Macculloch Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-538-2404
Contact Name: Cynthia Winslow
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Babies 4 months to 10 months. Come to a bugs class at The Little Gym Of Roxbury! We build their shoulder girdle muscles, legs, do parachute, work on grip strength, sing songs and more!

Cost: Free First Time Guests!

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
Contact Name: Danielle
Website »

More information

Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
View map »


Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
Website »

More information

Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
View map »


Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
Website »

More information

Coming Home Rescue Stencil Contest TIME TO GET YOUR CREATIVE ON! RULES: 1. Purchase the official Coming Home Rescue Stencil.* 2. Do something super creative with the stencil. Design must show...

Cost: $19.95 for stencil. Contest is free.

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: Coming Home Rescue
Website »

More information

A family from another star system is seeking the perfect vacation spot. Fly over the surface of Pluto, our best known dwarf planet; sail through the rings of Saturn; feel Jupiter's lightning...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
Website »

More information

For this very special Discovery Theatre show, the words are in the hands of our young imaginative friends. We’re asking kids to write skits inspired by the title, and we will bring them to life...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Rd
Cherry Hill, NJ  08003
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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: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
View map »


Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
Website »

More information

Fondue and a Flick! This brings "dinner and a movie" to a whole new level! Guests will enjoy cheese and chocolate fondue and receive a movie ticket for $25 per person between August 24-30. Enjoy an...

Cost: $25

Where:
The Melting Pot of Whippany
831 State Route 10 #3
Whippany, NJ  07981
View map »

More information

Join the Garden State Discovery Museum every Wednesday night in July and August for Groovin' & Grubbin'! We will have gourmet food trucks from 5pm-8pm and a free outdoor concert at 7pm. Admission...

Cost: $5.00 after 5:00pm

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Road Suite 100
Cherry Hill , NJ  08003
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Telephone: 856-424-1233
Contact Name: Jordan Blau
Website »

More information

For this very special Discovery Theatre show, the words are in the hands of our young imaginative friends. We’re asking kids to write skits inspired by the title, and we will bring them to life...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Rd
Cherry Hill, NM
View map »

More information

On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
View map »


Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
Website »

More information

If you're ready to eat well and watch some pretty amazing showdowns, head to the Manahawkin Mart in Manahawkin for what's being called the ultimate food truck showdown. Sample food from...

Cost: Free

Where:
, NJ

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The Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange is extending its hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays this summer, allowing admission until 8 p.m. and keeping the zoo open until 8:30 p.m., a full four hours later...

Cost: zoo admission

Where:
, NJ

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Wednesday, August 26th 2015 Resources for young women with breast cancer At Good Shepherd Lutheran School Gym 99 Central Park Drive, Plainview NY - 11803 Time: 6PM - 8PM Genevieve's Helping...

Cost: 0

Where:
Good Shepherd Lutheran School Gym
99 Central Park Drive
Plainview, NY  11803
View map »


Sponsor: Vanna
Telephone: 516-500-3702
Contact Name: Vanna
Website »

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Come to the zoo Wednesdays at dusk for Family Fun Night and stay for the "Zoo-vies" (that's movies at the zoo). See A Bug's Life August 26; bring your own lawn chair....

Where:
, NJ

More information

First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
Website »

More information

If your children like animals, they won’t want to miss watching the aquarium’s biologists feed and train their Nile hippos, Button and Genny. Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Show times are...

Cost: Free with aquarium ticket

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

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
View map »

More information

Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
View map »


Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
Website »

More information

With this unique half-day, week-long camp, kids will get to experience fun camp activities like arts and crafts and swimming along with unique beach fun, like tram car rides, workshops on first aid...

Cost: $195 per camper

Where:
, NJ

More information

Action Fun Farm Fun for all ages. Over 30 activities! Bring your family, friends, school, class, birthday, scout, or church groups to Heaven Hill Farm for bushels of good, old-fashioned fun down on...

Cost: $10.00 per person age 2 and under are free.

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
View map »


Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
Website »

More information

Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Five Points Branch
201 Tucker Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
View map »


Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-688-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
Website »

More information

Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Elizabeth Branch
135 Madison Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
View map »


Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-355-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
Website »

More information

Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Rahway Branch
1564 Irving Street
Rahway, NJ  07065
View map »


Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 732-388-0057
Contact Name: Welcome Center
Website »

More information

The annual Rockefeller Center farmers market returns this summer, giving Midtown shoppers access to specialty products including fresh produce, meat, eggs, flowers, baked goods, cheeses, wine and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center Plaza
50th Street between 5th & 6th Avenues
New York, NY  10112
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Summer brings the opening of a new site specific installation to The Center for Contemporary. “Wishful Intentions” was created by Hamilton, N.J. artist Katie Truk who works entirely with wire...

Cost: Admission by donation

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. The theme for August is ‘I’m So...

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
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SummerART July 6–August 28, 2015 9am – 5pm Join MAM to experience a summer full of art-making! SummerART is a comprehensive summer program in the Yard School of Art including camp for...

Cost: various

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair
New Jersey, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo

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Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
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Explore along the trails to look closely at common tree species of New Jersey, perform hands-on activities to simplify your understanding of how trees breathe, make their own food, fight of insect...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Forest Resource Education Center
495 Don Connor Blvd
Jackson, NJ  08527
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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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Join the March of Dimes for a children's storytime at the Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch (Shrewsbury, NJ) on Thursday, August 27 at 10:00 a.m. It's a great way to stay out of the heat,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Monmouth County Library Eastern Branch
1001 Route 35
Shrewsbury, NJ  07702
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Sponsor: March of Dimes
Contact Name: Lauren Motch

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“Shark Month: Dive Right In” Join us throughout the month of August as we Explore the Deep Blue Sea and some of its most Notorious Predators in our Becker Children's Wing! From Story-times,...

Cost: $8

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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This cool princess is coming for a blast! She'll be in Thursday August 27th from 10 am to 5:30 pm , and Saturday from 10-1pm. The $15 kid entrance includes open play for the day!

Cost: $15 per kid/free for aduly

Where:
My Kinder Club
880 River Rd
2nd floor
Edgewater, NJ  07020
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Sponsor: My Kinder Club
Telephone: 201-366-4501
Contact Name: Lenica Gutierrez
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Tag @themonmouthmuseum on Instagram this month to share your absolute favorite Monmouth Museum moments. Our favorite photo wins a pack of passes for a family of 4! Contest runs until September 1st.

Cost: free with admission

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

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8/6 Thurs. “G is for Garden State” & Craft 8/8 Sat. “The Hungry Duckling” & Craft 8/13 Thurs. “Should You Be a River” & Craft All craft activity will be done with left hand to...

Cost: 8.00

Where:
Jersey Shore Children's Museum
4403 Black Horse Pike
Hamilton Mall
Mays Landing , NJ  08330
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Telephone: 609-641-5726
Contact Name: Museum Staff
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Wagner Farm Arboretum’s 2015 Farmers’ Market is moving! You can find us in the center of Warren at 46 Mountain Blvd. in front of the Warren Municipal Complex on Thursdays 3 – 7...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren Municipal Complex
46 Mountain Blvd
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Wagner Farm Arboretum
Telephone: (908)350-7383
Contact Name: Mary DeLello
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What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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The Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange is extending its hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays this summer, allowing admission until 8 p.m. and keeping the zoo open until 8:30 p.m., a full four hours later...

Cost: zoo admission

Where:
, NJ

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DJ,food, fun, kids activities on Thursday, August 27th at 7pm.

Cost: $15 adults

Where:
162 W. Main Street
Bogota , NJ  07603


Sponsor: Bogota Beautiful
Telephone: 917.656.1259
Contact Name: Isabel
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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
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Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
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In conjunction with the exciting exhibition, If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home, opening this September, families are invited to participate in the creation of a mural-sized world map in the CMA Fine...

Cost: $12 per person ages 1-65; Infants, free; Seniors, Pay As You Wish

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton Street
New York, NY  10014
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Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts
Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna DuBose
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Coming Home Rescue Stencil Contest TIME TO GET YOUR CREATIVE ON! RULES: 1. Purchase the official Coming Home Rescue Stencil.* 2. Do something super creative with the stencil. Design must show...

Cost: $19.95 for stencil. Contest is free.

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: Coming Home Rescue
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Hemlines explores 20th century women's fashions from 1900 to 1969. On display are hats, shoes, handbags, jewelry, furs, wedding attire and of course, dresses from each of the decades. Anyone...

Cost: $5 per adult/ $3 per child/ $10 for a family

Where:
Schoolhouse Museum
650 E. Glen Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ  07450
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Sponsor: Ridgewood Historical Society
Telephone: 201-652-7354
Contact Name: Sheila Brogan

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For this very special Discovery Theatre show, the words are in the hands of our young imaginative friends. We’re asking kids to write skits inspired by the title, and we will bring them to life...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Rd
Cherry Hill, NJ  08003
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Enjoy story time in the planetarium as we learn about the stars and planets.

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
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Put on your space suit and blast off into outer space to visit the Moon, Sun and planets. The show offers a lively experience for young people with selected music from Journey Into Space by Jane...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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Fondue and a Flick! This brings "dinner and a movie" to a whole new level! Guests will enjoy cheese and chocolate fondue and receive a movie ticket for $25 per person between August 24-30. Enjoy an...

Cost: $25

Where:
The Melting Pot of Whippany
831 State Route 10 #3
Whippany, NJ  07981
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Known for her four-octave vocal range and songwriting finesse, Grammy nominee Alice Smith was raised on gospel, pop, soul and a little go-go.

Cost: FREE

Where:
New Jersey Performing Arts Centr
1 Center Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Every Thursday night college students enjoy discounted pricing with a valid student ID! $9.00 day passes, $3.00 shoe rental, $3.00 harness rental (or $5.00 combo rental), and $5.00 belay lessons...

Cost: $9 day passes, $3 shoe rental, $3 harness rental, $5 Belay Lesson

Where:
Elite Climbing
67 Old Kings Highway
Maple Shade, NJ  08052
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Telephone: 856-273-1370
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Art & Soul Galleries offers a BYOB painting class every Thursday and Friday evening from 7-9PM. All materials are included. Just bring your friends and your favorite drink and enjoy a relaxing...

Cost: $22

Where:
Art & Soul Galleries
128 Chestnut Street
Roselle Park, NJ  07204
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Sponsor: Art & Soul Galleries
Telephone: 908-245-5900
Contact Name: Megan Connelly
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Kids activities, DJ, and all you can eat BBQ Party at Oscar E Olsen Park happening on 8/27 7pm-9:30pm! Register at http://conta.cc/1N8f5d4

Cost: $12 in advance, $15 at the door

Where:
Olsen Park Pavilion
162 W. Main Street
Bogota, NJ  07603
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Sponsor: Bogota Beautiful
Contact Name: Isabel
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"It's Book Time with Ronald McDonald!" is an entertaining show that addresses the topic of reading in a fun way! Through the use of magic, music, puppets, audience participation, and, of...

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
Cherry Hill Public Library
1100 Kings Highway North
Cherry Hill, NJ  08034
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All concerts will be held in front of the historic UCPAC Mainstage Theater at 1601 Irving Street in Rahway, New Jersey. Food vendors, a beer garden, and the UCPAC cafe to be open and available at...

Cost: free

Where:
Union County Performing Art Center
1601 Irving Street
Rahway, NJ  07065
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Sponsor: City of Rahway
Telephone: 732-669-3600
Contact Name: Anthony Deige
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Come join us on August 27th from 7:30pm-10pm for Splashplex at night. Get unlimited Splashplex and a frozen drink for $20.00 per person!

Cost: $20.00 pp

Where:
The Funplex
182 Rt. 10 West
East Hanover, NJ  07936
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Telephone: 973-428-1166
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If your children like animals, they won’t want to miss watching the aquarium’s biologists feed and train their Nile hippos, Button and Genny. Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Show times are...

Cost: Free with aquarium ticket

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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With this unique half-day, week-long camp, kids will get to experience fun camp activities like arts and crafts and swimming along with unique beach fun, like tram car rides, workshops on first aid...

Cost: $195 per camper

Where:
, NJ

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Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Elizabeth Branch
135 Madison Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-355-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Rahway Branch
1564 Irving Street
Rahway, NJ  07065
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Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 732-388-0057
Contact Name: Welcome Center
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Action Fun Farm Fun for all ages. Over 30 activities! Bring your family, friends, school, class, birthday, scout, or church groups to Heaven Hill Farm for bushels of good, old-fashioned fun down on...

Cost: $10.00 per person age 2 and under are free.

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
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Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
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Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Five Points Branch
201 Tucker Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-688-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
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Over 125 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Featuring: Sports cards, Non-Sports cards, Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic, Pokemon, sets, supplies, unopened packs and boxes, toys, Legos, Funko Pops,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Sponsor: RK Sports Promotions
Telephone: 732-422-9365
Contact Name: Rob Gomberg
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The annual Rockefeller Center farmers market returns this summer, giving Midtown shoppers access to specialty products including fresh produce, meat, eggs, flowers, baked goods, cheeses, wine and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center Plaza
50th Street between 5th & 6th Avenues
New York, NY  10112
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. The theme for August is ‘I’m So...

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
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Summer brings the opening of a new site specific installation to The Center for Contemporary. “Wishful Intentions” was created by Hamilton, N.J. artist Katie Truk who works entirely with wire...

Cost: Admission by donation

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

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SummerART July 6–August 28, 2015 9am – 5pm Join MAM to experience a summer full of art-making! SummerART is a comprehensive summer program in the Yard School of Art including camp for...

Cost: various

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair
New Jersey, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Art Museum
Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo

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Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
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You’ll explore colors by making a liquid rainbow and going on a fun scavenger hunt! Then make sunshine and rainbow art to take home! Activities include a story time or a mini gallery program and...

Cost: free with Museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3718
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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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“Shark Month: Dive Right In” Join us throughout the month of August as we Explore the Deep Blue Sea and some of its most Notorious Predators in our Becker Children's Wing! From Story-times,...

Cost: $8

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Tag @themonmouthmuseum on Instagram this month to share your absolute favorite Monmouth Museum moments. Our favorite photo wins a pack of passes for a family of 4! Contest runs until September 1st.

Cost: free with admission

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Meet live animals, hear exciting stories, go berry picking on the trails or discover frog songs by the lake. Each day explores a different topic, and includes a simple craft to take home to...

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

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

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Coming Home Rescue Stencil Contest TIME TO GET YOUR CREATIVE ON! RULES: 1. Purchase the official Coming Home Rescue Stencil.* 2. Do something super creative with the stencil. Design must show...

Cost: $19.95 for stencil. Contest is free.

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: Coming Home Rescue
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Roger Duvoisin’s remarkable children’s book illustrations have charmed and captivated generations of young readers, guiding them through some of life’s important lessons. The story of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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Teens are invited to enjoy a responsible and safe way to have a night out with their friends. The night will be filled with unlimited games, rides, lights, rotating DJs, and giveaways.

Cost: $17.95-24.95

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schank Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Telephone: 732-577-8200
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In conjunction with the exciting exhibition, If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home, opening this September, families are invited to participate in the creation of a mural-sized world map in the CMA Fine...

Cost: $12 per person ages 1-65; Infants, free; Seniors, Pay As You Wish

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton Street
New York, NY  10014
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Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts
Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna DuBose
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Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
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Stop by from 5-8pm and see some spectacular vehicles from days gone by or show off one of your own! Historic Smithville has over 60 shoppes, 7 eateries, lodging at the Colonial Inn, train,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
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Listen to guided meditation led by relaxation specialist Barbara Cannell.

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
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Fondue and a Flick! This brings "dinner and a movie" to a whole new level! Guests will enjoy cheese and chocolate fondue and receive a movie ticket for $25 per person between August 24-30. Enjoy an...

Cost: $25

Where:
The Melting Pot of Whippany
831 State Route 10 #3
Whippany, NJ  07981
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Enjoy a well-deserved break from the rigors of 24/7 parenthood with our Kid's Night Out program. While you recharge with some precious "me" time, we'll keep your kids active and entertained with a...

Cost: memeber$20, nonmember $25

Where:
New York Sports Club for Kids
39 W. Northfield Rd.
Livingston, NJ  07039
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Telephone: 973.577.8001
Contact Name: Ashley

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Kids Climbing Club (6-14 years old) is a great way to introduce children to new experiences and have a ton of fun with the help of our experienced, friendly staff. Rock climbing is a total mind...

Cost: $15.00 per child, preregistration requested

Where:
Elite Climbing
67 Old Kings Highway
Maple Shade, NJ  08052
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Telephone: 856-273-1370
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The universe we see today is the product of explosive events. As the universe has transformed into its current state, even the most elementary particles have endured. The show follows the path of...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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June 12 – SWIFT TECHNIQUE
Funky Philly Jammin’ Brass Band with a New Orleans Flair
http://www.swifttechnique.com 

June 19 – THE DAVE FIELDS NY ALLSTARTS WITH GUEST STAR BLUES...

Cost: 0

Where:
William Marrow Beach
Somerspoint, NJ

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Art & Soul Galleries offers a BYOB painting class every Thursday and Friday evening from 7-9PM. All materials are included. Just bring your friends and your favorite drink and enjoy a relaxing...

Cost: $22

Where:
Art & Soul Galleries
128 Chestnut Street
Roselle Park, NJ  07204
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Sponsor: Art & Soul Galleries
Telephone: 908-245-5900
Contact Name: Megan Connelly
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Join this 2-mile guided hike along moonlit trails led by Schiff naturalist and trustee, Janis Slutsky. Come out and welcome the full moon of August - also called the Green Corn Moon and the...

Cost: $5 members; $10 nonmembers

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Jeanne Rice
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One of the many activities sponsored by The Folk Project. Held virtually every Friday evening, except around Christmas and when we're at Weekend Getaway. Second Friday is usually Open Stage....

Cost: Adults $9; 12 and under free

Where:
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship
21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-335-9489
Contact Name: Mike Agranoff, Minstrel Chairman
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Discover what stars and constellations are visible in tonight's sky. Learn how to find the Summer Triangle and the Big Dipper, as well as the planets Venus, Jupiter, and Saturn. It's also the...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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If your children like animals, they won’t want to miss watching the aquarium’s biologists feed and train their Nile hippos, Button and Genny. Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Show times are...

Cost: Free with aquarium ticket

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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"Do Ya" like laser concerts? Want a "Ticket to the Moon?" Have you reached your "Point of No Return?" Then you must be ready for the ELO Laser Concert!

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Planetarium at Raritan Valley College
118 Lamington Road
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Planetarium/RVCC
Telephone: 908-231-8805
Contact Name: Amie Gallagher
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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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This guided trail walk with your dog and your family will give everyone a great view of Somerset County Park and the nature it has to offer. The Friends of Stirling Stable will be hosting...

Cost: $3 a dog; humans are free

Where:
, NJ

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Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Rahway Branch
1564 Irving Street
Rahway, NJ  07065
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Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 732-388-0057
Contact Name: Welcome Center
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Action Fun Farm Fun for all ages. Over 30 activities! Bring your family, friends, school, class, birthday, scout, or church groups to Heaven Hill Farm for bushels of good, old-fashioned fun down on...

Cost: $10.00 per person age 2 and under are free.

Where:
Heaven Hill Farm
451 State Route 94
Vernon, NJ  07462
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Sponsor: Heaven Hill Farm
Telephone: 974-764-5144
Contact Name: Stacey
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Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Five Points Branch
201 Tucker Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-688-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
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Fall I program registration begins 8/17 at all branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union. For more information on programs, please visit www.tgfymca.org

Cost: Varies per program

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Elizabeth Branch
135 Madison Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-355-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
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Over 125 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Featuring: Sports cards, Non-Sports cards, Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic, Pokemon, sets, supplies, unopened packs and boxes, toys, Legos, Funko Pops,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Sponsor: RK Sports Promotions
Telephone: 732-422-9365
Contact Name: Rob Gomberg
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Whitewater raft the action packed Lehigh River Gorge and experience the best whitewater in the tri-state area! Surrounded by state park protected woodlands and mountains, you will enjoy 12 miles...

Cost: $65.99 per person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Telephone: 1-800-944-8392
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Summer brings the opening of a new site specific installation to The Center for Contemporary. “Wishful Intentions” was created by Hamilton, N.J. artist Katie Truk who works entirely with wire...

Cost: Admission by donation

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Free Yoga In The Park series this summer in Bogota, NJ. Saturdays starting July 11- August 29th 9am-10am. Families welcome!

Cost: FREE

Where:
Olsen Park
162 W. Main Street
Bogota, NJ  07603
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Sponsor: Bogota Beautiful
Contact Name: Isabel
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. The theme for August is ‘I’m So...

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

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Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

Where:
Summit, Morristown, Westfield, Bedminster and Warren, NJ


Sponsor: Wompy's
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NJ State Museum Paleontologist Jason Schein will share the discover paleo-dig "Dinosaur Hunting in the Rocky Mountains." Paleontologist and former Field Station Expedition Manager Brook Rowzee will...

Cost: Free with General Admission ticket

Where:
Field Station: Dinosaurs
One Dinosaur Way
Secaucus, NJ  07094
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Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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This cool princess is coming for a blast! She'll be in Thursday August 27th from 10 am to 5:30 pm , and Saturday from 10-1pm. The $15 kid entrance includes open play for the day!

Cost: $15 per kid/free for aduly

Where:
My Kinder Club
880 River Rd
2nd floor
Edgewater, NJ  07020
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Sponsor: My Kinder Club
Telephone: 201-366-4501
Contact Name: Lenica Gutierrez
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Join us for our Costume Kickoff as we unveil your favorite costumes for up to 70% less than retail prices! Plus, don't miss Spider Hero from 11am-12pm. Bring your camera for the free meet and...

Cost: Free Meet and Greet

Where:
Once Upon A Child
561 US 1
Wick Shopping Plaza
Edison, NJ  08817
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A unique opportunity to “break the rules” and feel the materials and texture of works of art, Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition at the Monmouth Museum is a Main Gallery juried exhibition...

Cost: $8 per person, children 2 and under: free, Monmouth Museum Members: free

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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“Shark Month: Dive Right In” Join us throughout the month of August as we Explore the Deep Blue Sea and some of its most Notorious Predators in our Becker Children's Wing! From Story-times,...

Cost: $8

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Come for a blast! Help Oliver the owl solve the mystery questions... dance with the camel, rescue the peacock... Different story every other week! www.mykinderclub.com

Cost: $15 per kid

Where:
My Kinder Club
880 River Road 2nd floor
Edgewater, NJ  07020
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Tag @themonmouthmuseum on Instagram this month to share your absolute favorite Monmouth Museum moments. Our favorite photo wins a pack of passes for a family of 4! Contest runs until September 1st.

Cost: free with admission

Where:
Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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8/6 Thurs. “G is for Garden State” & Craft 8/8 Sat. “The Hungry Duckling” & Craft 8/13 Thurs. “Should You Be a River” & Craft All craft activity will be done with left hand to...

Cost: 8.00

Where:
Jersey Shore Children's Museum
4403 Black Horse Pike
Hamilton Mall
Mays Landing , NJ  08330
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Telephone: 609-641-5726
Contact Name: Museum Staff
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Train enthusiasts of all ages will marvel at the spectacular 288-square foot interactive model train display. Take a trip through the city, small towns, and countryside. Exhibit open during...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3701
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin

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Hello smile emoticon We have a new kids summer program. Summer Dance Program for kids. Every Saturday starting June 6, dance & theater instructor, Muge Akkaya will teach kids ages 6-12 at Image...

Cost: $15

Where:
Image Planet Health Club
1235 F West Chestnut St
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Image Planet
Telephone: 908-688-6675
Contact Name: Front Desk
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The Urban Stress Less Festival is a celebration of life designed to bring awareness to women about the causes of urban stress and how it affects our health and well-being.  Our first annual...

Where:
Downtown Newark's Military Park
920 Broad St.
Newark, NJ  07012
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The Sussex County Miners will be holding a “Pink in the Park” event to honor breast cancer survivors and raise awareness for the new Center for Breast Health at Newton Medical Center,...

Cost: $10

Where:
Skylands Stadium
94 Championship Place
Augusta, NJ  07822
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Join us under the stars as we learn about the amazing acro-BATS of the night sky. Program includes a multimedia presentation about bats followed by s'mores around the campfire where a Park...

Cost: $7

Where:
Turkey Swamp Park
200 Georgia Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
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Coming Home Rescue Stencil Contest TIME TO GET YOUR CREATIVE ON! RULES: 1. Purchase the official Coming Home Rescue Stencil.* 2. Do something super creative with the stencil. Design must show...

Cost: $19.95 for stencil. Contest is free.

Where:
, NJ


Sponsor: Coming Home Rescue
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Roger Duvoisin’s remarkable children’s book illustrations have charmed and captivated generations of young readers, guiding them through some of life’s important lessons. The story of...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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It’s the first annual Beaver Creek Red Festival at Four Sisters Winery. Beaver Creek Red being the ‘People Choice’ now sparks the interest for this festival. They will be utilizing this...

Cost: Ages 21 & up $10 in advance, $15 at the door, ages 4-20 $5; 3 and under free

Where:
Four Sisters Winery
783 CR 519
Belvidere, NJ  07823
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Sponsor: Four Sisters Winery
Telephone: 908-475-3671
Contact Name: Valerie Tishuk
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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
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On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
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Join other families and gather together for a festival of crafts, activities and performances. A Midsummer Nights Dance is like a laser light show meets Burning Man for kids. Hosted by The Dance...

Cost: FREE

Where:
The Dance Connection Arts Center
1 Jill Court
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Sponsor: The Dance Connection Arts Center
Telephone: 908-874-8800
Contact Name: David Kieffer
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Sunday, October 4: Parents, individuals with LD, professionals, students, and community members are invited to the annual state conference of theLearning Disabilities Association of New Jersey...

Cost: members $50 non-members $75 students $25

Where:
Rutgers University
Livingston Student Center
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ  08854
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Sponsor: Learning Disabilities Assoc of NJ
Telephone: 732-645-2738
Contact Name: Leslie Rubinstein
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In conjunction with the exciting exhibition, If You Lived Here, You'd Be Home, opening this September, families are invited to participate in the creation of a mural-sized world map in the CMA Fine...

Cost: $12 per person ages 1-65; Infants, free; Seniors, Pay As You Wish

Where:
Children's Museum of the Arts
103 Charlton Street
New York, NY  10014
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Sponsor: Children's Museum of the Arts
Telephone: 212-274-0986
Contact Name: Anna DuBose
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Hemlines explores 20th century women's fashions from 1900 to 1969. On display are hats, shoes, handbags, jewelry, furs, wedding attire and of course, dresses from each of the decades. Anyone...

Cost: $5 per adult/ $3 per child/ $10 for a family

Where:
Schoolhouse Museum
650 E. Glen Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ  07450
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Sponsor: Ridgewood Historical Society
Telephone: 201-652-7354
Contact Name: Sheila Brogan

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Fondue and a Flick! This brings "dinner and a movie" to a whole new level! Guests will enjoy cheese and chocolate fondue and receive a movie ticket for $25 per person between August 24-30. Enjoy an...

Cost: $25

Where:
The Melting Pot of Whippany
831 State Route 10 #3
Whippany, NJ  07981
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Thousands are anticipated to turn out for a day of live performances by talented jazz and blues musicians, food and beverage, crafters and sponsor exhibits, and a kids activities area. Fireworks to...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Great Lawn on the Boardwalk
Cooper Ave.
Long Branch , NJ
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One of many activities sponsored by The Folk Project. Held the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Dance to caller and live band! Beginners' workshop at 7:30 pm. No partner necessary. This event...

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
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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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If your children like animals, they won’t want to miss watching the aquarium’s biologists feed and train their Nile hippos, Button and Genny. Runs July 1 - Aug. 31. Show times are...

Cost: Free with aquarium ticket

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Celebrate Labor Day by strolling along 3rd Avenue in the business district, all while enjoying, browsing and admiring work done by local artists. It's a beautiful showing and a great way to get...

Cost: Free

Where:
, NJ

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BEE HAPPY, BEE KIND, BEE SWEET... HONEY IS WHAT YOU NEED TO EAT! Local raw honey for sale Our signature homemade honey strawberry ice cream Homemade honey ice cream Grilled peaches with honey...

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Dr
Trenton, NJ
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