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7 Ways to Get Get Your Kids to Eat More Veggies

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

The Most Outrageous Fair Foods You Can Eat

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

New Jersey Family's 25th Anniversary

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

DIY Valentine's Day Conversation Heart Cake Pops

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

The Perfect Christmas Cocktails Recipes for Your Holiday Party

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

Fun Halloween Candy Experiment for Kids

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

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

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

The Best Cupcakes in NJ for 2015

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

9 Yummy Treats to Make with Ice Cream this Summer

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

5 New Things to Make With Blueberries

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

Great Gifts for Teachers

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.
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May 2016

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

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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This spring, artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset will transform the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center with a large-scale new work. Van Gogh’s Ear is a sculpture, which...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center
Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens
New York, NY, NY  10111
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Telephone: 610-864-3671

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The Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey will host a free exhibit, “Plants, Animals, and Insects – Perfect Together!” beginning Saturday, April...

Cost: 0

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Jane Parks
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Come lend a hand clearing trails or helping with minor repairs around the preserve. Schiff’s volunteer work days are great for teens, adults, church groups, service groups, scout troops, or...

Cost: Free

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tom Doty
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Website »

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BLUEBIRD BOX NEST WATCHERS April 2 – May 29 Times to be determined Call the Center for more information We have close to 100 Eastern Bluebird Nesting Boxes throughout the Plainsboro Preserve, and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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The next president of the United States will be…you! Visit the National Constitution Center for their timely “Headed to the White House” exhibit, and experience the excitement, intrigue, and...

Cost: General admission with a $3 upcharge

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Sreet
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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May Weekend Crafting is here! Sally sells seashells by the seashore – make a special seashell craft! Join us every weekend for a special craft!

Cost: Free with general admission

Where:
Imagine That
4 Vreeland Rd.
Florham Park, NJ  07081
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Sponsor: Imagine That
Telephone: 973-966-8000
Contact Name: Karisa
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

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

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Almost the entire Farnsworth Avenue and its major side streets are transformed into a giant food, fun and festivities extravaganza for the whole family. Brings over 10,000 people over the 2 days to...

Cost: 0

Where:
Bordentown City, New Jersey
Farnsworth Avenue
Bordentown, NJ  08505
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Sponsor: Northern Burlington Regional Chamber of Commerce
Telephone: 609-298-7774
Contact Name: Chris Nunn
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STRAWBERRIES FOREVER! Come learn about this juicy, sweet red fruit at this festival running May 21-22 and 28-29. Strawberries are the only fruit that wear their seeds on the outside; the average...

Cost: Free Admission, Attraction prices Start at $6.00

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Drive
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Sponsor: Oasis Family Farm
Telephone: 609-259-7300
Contact Name: Karen Campellone
Website »

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Grab a camera and stop by every weekend for a nature scavenger hunt. Take a photo of every item on the list and win a prize.

Cost: $10/family cash only

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
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The National Multiple Sclerosis Society hosts this annual bike tour through the Wildwoods. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Cost: --

Where:
Wildwood
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Telephone: 732-660-1005
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Come join us for a sample of what Tinkergarten class is all about. You'll get to experience the flow of a class and a sample of the learning activities we enjoy each week, preparing you to join...

Cost: Free

Where:
Echo Lake Park
7 Mill Lane
Mountainside, NJ  07092
View map »


Sponsor: Tinkergarten
Telephone: 732-771-6937
Contact Name: Kristina Quigley
Website »

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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
Website »

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The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center, located at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey is offering a special Sunday science and nature program for...

Cost: $22

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Carrie Springer
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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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On Sunday, May 22, Autism Speaks of Northern New Jersey will host a walk event to raise critically needed funds for research and awareness. The 1.5 mile walk will be held at MetLife Stadium and...

Cost: free

Where:
MetLife Stadium
1 MetLife Stadium Drive
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
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Sponsor: Autism Speaks
Telephone: 609-228-7332
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The artists in Green from the Get Go take inspiration from nature and the history of basketry. The exhibition will feature more than 40 works by artists from Canada, Europe, Japan, Scandinavia and...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
Website »

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

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

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

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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The Bergen Volunteer Center annually hosts Family Volunteer Day in the spring to bring families together for a good cause. Families of all shapes, sizes, and ages will work together to strengthen...

Cost: 5.00

Where:
Fresh Roots Farm
200 Campgaw Road
Campgaw Mountain
Mahwah, NJ  07430
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Wed Mar 30, 2016 - Tue May 31, 2016 Repeating every day through May 31, 2016. 11:00am to 6:00pm NYC Butterfly is delighted to be back at Paramus Park Mall this spring 2016. This year we will be...

Cost: $5

Where:
Paramus Park Mall (Panera Bread entrance)
700 Paramus Park
Paramus, NJ  07652
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The 27th annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition provides artistically accomplished New Jersey high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and recognizes art...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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Bazaar is a multicultural event where Vendors(food, arts and crafts) representing different countries will be there and many cultural performances.

Cost: Free

Where:
Mercer County Park
West Windsor, NJ

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Prospective members and community members are invited to join temple members for food, games, and socializing in honor of the festival of Lag B’Omer. Please RSVP.

Cost: No cost

Where:
Congregation B'nai Israel
53 Palisade Avenue
Emerson, NJ  07630
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Sponsor: Congregation B'nai Israel
Telephone: 201-265-2272
Contact Name: Marie Shust
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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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Registration for the Summer Nature Program at Schiff Nature Preserve in Mendham opens Monday, March 14th. Now in its 13th year, the program offers seven different one-week sessions in July and...

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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Mariner's Pier, Schellenger Avenue & the Boardwalk, Wildwood. Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts from around the country camp on the beach in North Wildwood. Entrance fee for participants.

Cost: --

Where:
Mariner's Pier
Wildwood, NJ


Telephone: 609-522-3900 x1195
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Boxwood is a favorite of New Jersey gardeners for many reasons. Learn why boxwood is a must for your garden from Bennett Saunders, one of America’s leading boxwood authorities. Following the...

Cost: $20 per person

Where:
Willowwood Arboretum
300 Longview Road
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Willowwood Foundation
Telephone: 973.3267601
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Blast off into space with everyone's favorite duo! A mysterious "M" sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover teh secrets of the sun, moon, planets, and more! Suitable...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Workshop led by Dorothy Smullen, Teacher Naturalist. Learn how to use the keys to different wildflower guide books. Brush up on your flower vocabulary. Following an indoor presentation and hands-on...

Cost: $10 members; $15 non-members.

Where:
Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary
11 Hardscrabble Road
Bernardsville, NJ
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Sunday, May 22, 1–4 p.m. Family Day: Activities Exploring American Visions: 1870–1940 $10 per family (up to six people)/FREE Family-level members and above Family Days are made possible, in...

Cost: $10 per family (up to six people)/FREE Family-level members and above

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo
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Workshop for parents of children ages 12 years and under. If you are dealing with a lot of tantrums and meltdowns...crying and whining. If you want to regulate your own emotions (remain...

Cost: $30

Where:
Authentic Parenting
5 Elm Row
Suite 111
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 732-763-2576
Contact Name: Anna Seewald, MEd, MPsy
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From candlesticks to coffeepots, foot warmers to fish kettles – tin goods in early America were varied and in demand. The Miller-Cory House Museum features this useful metal in a program...

Cost: $4 age 13 and older; $3 age 3-12; free under age 3

Where:
Miller-Cory House Museum
614 Mountain Avenue
Westfield, NJ  07090
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Sponsor: Miller-Cory House Museum
Telephone: 908-232-1776
Contact Name: Melinda Mucha/Joan Barna
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Visit the Discovery Den for Story Time at the Museum on the 3rd weekend of each month. Follow siblings Charlie and Lola as they navigate dinner time. Can Charlie find a food that Lola is willing to...

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

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

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Somerset County Park Commission Leonard J. Buck Garden will host Woodland Walks, informative tours of the 30-acre public display garden located at 11 Layton Road in Far Hills. Guided walks are...

Cost: $7 per person

Where:
Leonard J. Buck Garden
11 Layton Road
Far Hills, NJ  07931
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-234-2677
Contact Name: Laurel Magrini
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Summer comes early as the red hot, Teen Choice Award winning, Cimorelli lights up iPlay’s America Event Center at 5 p.m. Sunday, May 22. Cimorelli is a YouTube sensation, comprised of six...

Cost: $20-$75

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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Green Gables, one of Bernardsville Mountain’s most storied mansions, will be the venue for a chamber concert at 5 PM on Sunday, May 22. The concert is part of the annual season of concerts...

Cost: $25 Students: $75 General Admission

Where:
Green Gables
64 Charles Road
Bernardsville, NJ  07924
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Sponsor: Music in the Somerset Hills
Telephone: 973-339-7719
Contact Name: Alison Davidson
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Thursday, February 18, 6–9:30 p.m. 2016 Scholastics Art Awards: Northern New Jersey Region Award Ceremony and Opening Exhibition Reception FREE Exhibition of Gold Key winners on view through...

Cost: free

Where:
Montclair Art Museum
3 South Mountain Avenue
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Telephone: 973-746-5555
Contact Name: Catherine Mastrangelo
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Bearing Grief can be difficult alone. The Grief Support Group at The Presbyterian Church at New Providence can provide comfort and encouragement after the loss of a spouse, child, family member or...

Cost: none

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

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
Website »

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Hit up this big festival for lots of authentic greek food, live music and dancing, activities for he kids and vendors for shopping. 

Cost: $1.00

Where:
St. George Greek Orthodox Church Complex
818 Valley Rd.
Clifton , NJ  07013
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Every Saturday and Sunday starting April 9, head to the farm for pony rides, moon bounces, wagon train rides and much more. Times vary.

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ
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Telephone: 908-879-7189
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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We are proud to announce the 2016 Jersey Shore Festival will be coming back to Seaside Heights – May 20th to 22nd, 2016!  The Jersey Shore Festival is a free admission music and arts...

Cost: Free

Where:
Seaside Heights Beach
Seaside Heights, NJ


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Join the inquisitive, lovable little monkey Curious George, star of books, movie and the award-winning PBS TV show in this popular musical as he goes on a very "meaty" adventure. Show...

Cost: $15–39/person

Where:
Bergen Performing Arts Center
30 North Van Brunt Street
Englewood, NJ
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Telephone: 201-227-1030
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The classic fairy tale comes to life with lavish sets and costumes, performed with New Jersey Ballet’s original “storyteller” narration so little children can follow the story....

Cost: $15–25/person

Where:
Mayo Performing Arts Center
100 South Street
Morristown, NJ
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Telephone: (973) 539-8008
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


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

Cost: Admission

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

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

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


Telephone: 201-200-1000
Website »

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Enjoy a story read aloud. Learn about turtles during a walk and hands-on activities. Times are 9:30–10:30 am or 10:45–11:45 am.

Cost: $5/child

Where:
Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center
247 Southern Blvd.
Chatham, NJ
View map »


Telephone: 973.635.6629
Website »

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STRAWBERRIES FOREVER! Come learn about this juicy, sweet red fruit at this festival running May 21-22 and 28-29. Strawberries are the only fruit that wear their seeds on the outside; the average...

Cost: Free Admission, Attraction prices Start at $6.00

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Drive
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
View map »


Sponsor: Oasis Family Farm
Telephone: 609-259-7300
Contact Name: Karen Campellone
Website »

More information

Come join us for a sample of what Tinkergarten class is all about. You'll get to experience the flow of a class and a sample of the learning activities we enjoy each week, preparing you to join...

Cost: Free

Where:
Echo Lake Park
7 Mill Lane
Mountainside, NJ  07092
View map »


Sponsor: Tinkergarten
Telephone: 732-771-6937
Contact Name: Kristina Quigley
Website »

More information

  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

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


Telephone: 856.365.3300
Website »

More information

The Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey will host a free exhibit, “Plants, Animals, and Insects – Perfect Together!” beginning Saturday, April...

Cost: 0

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
View map »


Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Jane Parks
Website »

More information

BLUEBIRD BOX NEST WATCHERS April 2 – May 29 Times to be determined Call the Center for more information We have close to 100 Eastern Bluebird Nesting Boxes throughout the Plainsboro Preserve, and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
View map »


Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
Website »

More information

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

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

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

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This spring three exhibitions will open on April 22nd at The Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster, NJ and will remain on view through June 11th. The public is invited to meet the artists at an...

Cost: Admission by donation

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

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Mommy & Me - Animal Alphabet Each week we will choose special animals for you to meet! Join us for a story, personal animal time, craft, snack and songs! Take your time after class to visit our...

Cost: 15.00

Where:
Rizzo Wildlife World
1 Goldmine Rd
Flanders, NJ  07836
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Sponsor: Rizzo Wildlife
Telephone: 973-568-0444
Contact Name: Dominic Rizzo
Website »

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Wed Mar 30, 2016 - Tue May 31, 2016 Repeating every day through May 31, 2016. 11:00am to 6:00pm NYC Butterfly is delighted to be back at Paramus Park Mall this spring 2016. This year we will be...

Cost: $5

Where:
Paramus Park Mall (Panera Bread entrance)
700 Paramus Park
Paramus, NJ  07652
View map »

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Ages 3 - 4 with an adult. Preschoolers explore different gardens and learn to look at the garden as a living, changing place. Learn the importance of plants and the reasons they need care. Each...

Cost: $10 per child

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
Website »

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Morris County Golf Club Enjoy a day of fun and a TERRIFIC COURSE! After the tournament, guests will enjoy cocktails and dinner. The evening includes prizes, auctions, a 50/50 raffle, and much more!...

Cost: Please Call

Where:
Morris County Golf Club
36 Punch Bowl Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3721
Contact Name: Laura Mulholland
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Drawing from the Morris Museum’s worldwide collection of 2,000 sand samples, this exhibition delves into the structure and color of sand, as well as the science of beaches and the effect that...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Kevin Seamus Hasson, founder of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, looks at the debates over the relationship between church and state—including the Pledge of Allegiance and prayer in public...

Cost: Free

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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NEW! "We Paint" Classes Parent/Child Bonding Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12-1pm Bond with your child and create a beautiful work of art you can both be proud of!

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Registration for the Summer Nature Program at Schiff Nature Preserve in Mendham opens Monday, March 14th. Now in its 13th year, the program offers seven different one-week sessions in July and...

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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Why do tomatoes make so many seeds? Are they really a fruit? Home-schoolers can use their green thumbs to see red and learn about New Jersey’s state vegetable.

Cost: $10/child

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ
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Telephone: 973.631.5004
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Website »

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This spring, artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset will transform the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center with a large-scale new work. Van Gogh’s Ear is a sculpture, which...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center
Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens
New York, NY, NY  10111
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Telephone: 610-864-3671

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When the sun goes down, take a guided tour of the Turtle Back Zoo to meet the creatures of the night. Bring a flashlight for the full effect! 

Cost: $7/person

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ
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Telephone: (973) 731-5800 x221
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The next president of the United States will be…you! Visit the National Constitution Center for their timely “Headed to the White House” exhibit, and experience the excitement, intrigue, and...

Cost: General admission with a $3 upcharge

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Sreet
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Grades 1- 4. Why do tomatoes make so many seeds? Are they really a fruit? Home-schoolers can use their green thumbs to see red and learn about New Jersey’s state vegetable. Cost: $10 per child....

Cost: $10 per child

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.631.5004
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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The Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering programs to introduce people to the enjoyment of trail...

Cost: $35 $45 $330

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

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
View map »


Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
Website »

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Bearing Grief can be difficult alone. The Grief Support Group at The Presbyterian Church at New Providence can provide comfort and encouragement after the loss of a spouse, child, family member or...

Cost: none

Where:
The Presbyterian Church at New Providence
1307 Springfield Avenue
New Providence, NJ  07974
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Sponsor: The Presbyterian Church at New Providence
Telephone: 908-665-0050
Contact Name: Janet Essig
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Combine your love of nature and reading! Schiff's environmental book group meets 8 times per year on Mondays at Schiff's Nature Center in Mendham. May 23 meeting: "The Lobster Coast: Rebels,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Pete Thurlow
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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One of the hottest jazz artists in NYC makes his Bickford debut.

Cost: $15 per person in advance, $18 at the door

Where:
Bickford Theatre (Morris Museum)
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3706
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie

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

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

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

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Put your baby in a backpack and explore one of the many wonderful Morris County-area trails every Tuesday.

Cost: $2/person

Where:
Various parks and trails in Morris County
Morris County, NJ


Telephone: 973.635.6629
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STRAWBERRIES FOREVER! Come learn about this juicy, sweet red fruit at this festival running May 21-22 and 28-29. Strawberries are the only fruit that wear their seeds on the outside; the average...

Cost: Free Admission, Attraction prices Start at $6.00

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Drive
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Sponsor: Oasis Family Farm
Telephone: 609-259-7300
Contact Name: Karen Campellone
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Come join us for a sample of what Tinkergarten class is all about. You'll get to experience the flow of a class and a sample of the learning activities we enjoy each week, preparing you to join...

Cost: Free

Where:
Echo Lake Park
7 Mill Lane
Mountainside, NJ  07092
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Sponsor: Tinkergarten
Telephone: 732-771-6937
Contact Name: Kristina Quigley
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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

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

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

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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Open Toddler Bounce is held on most Tuesday- Friday mornings from 10:00-12:00. The toddlers(and strollers) have full run of the facility for those 2 hours. No food or drink can be brought into the...

Cost: $12/bouncer

Where:
The Bounce Factory
150 Mount Bethel Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: The Bounce Factory
Telephone: 908-647-5867
Contact Name: Cheryl Taylor
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
Website »

More information

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

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Website »

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BLUEBIRD BOX NEST WATCHERS April 2 – May 29 Times to be determined Call the Center for more information We have close to 100 Eastern Bluebird Nesting Boxes throughout the Plainsboro Preserve, and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

This spring, artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset will transform the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center with a large-scale new work. Van Gogh’s Ear is a sculpture, which...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center
Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens
New York, NY, NY  10111
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Telephone: 610-864-3671

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The Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey will host a free exhibit, “Plants, Animals, and Insects – Perfect Together!” beginning Saturday, April...

Cost: 0

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Jane Parks
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Drop off your preschooler to explore the amazing world of insects and to search for them on the trails. Please note that parents who also have a 2 or 3-year-old can attend a simultaneous Toddler...

Cost: $5 per child

Where:
Pyramid Mountain
Intersection of Mars Court & Boonton Avenue
Montville Township, NJ
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Telephone: 973.334.3130
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Wed Mar 30, 2016 - Tue May 31, 2016 Repeating every day through May 31, 2016. 11:00am to 6:00pm NYC Butterfly is delighted to be back at Paramus Park Mall this spring 2016. This year we will be...

Cost: $5

Where:
Paramus Park Mall (Panera Bread entrance)
700 Paramus Park
Paramus, NJ  07652
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This spring three exhibitions will open on April 22nd at The Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster, NJ and will remain on view through June 11th. The public is invited to meet the artists at an...

Cost: Admission by donation

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Parents and young children will meet the farm animals that live at Terhune Orchards. We will read books about farm animals followed by an educational component. Then everyone will participate in...

Cost: $7

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Terhune Orchards
Telephone: 609-924-2310
Contact Name: Farm Store
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Learn to skate with Mrs. Janet & Mrs. Kristen every Tuesday. 2 sessions 1 GREAT price! 9:30am to 11:30am or 12:30pm to 2:30pm $8.00 admission includes a skate rental, skate lesson, small soft...

Cost: $8

Where:
ISC Cherry Hill
650 Kresson Road
Cherry Hill, NJ  08034
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Get ready to SING, PLAY and MOVE with your little one in this high energy music class- A balanced mix of early childhood vocal play, language development, family time, and movement with music...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Academies at the Gerrard Berman Day School
45 Spruce Street
Oakland, NJ  07436
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Telephone: 201-337-1111
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9:30 am session & 11:00 am session - Read & Pick is an innovative program that combines hands on farm activity with your young child and listening to a story highlighting the fruit or farm area....

Cost: $7

Where:
Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ  08540
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Sponsor: Terhune Orchards
Telephone: 609-924-2310
Contact Name: Farm Store
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The next president of the United States will be…you! Visit the National Constitution Center for their timely “Headed to the White House” exhibit, and experience the excitement, intrigue, and...

Cost: General admission with a $3 upcharge

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Sreet
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

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Come join Miss Katie, certified ChildLight Yoga instructor, for Open Play with a side of Storytime Yoga.

Cost: $8

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

Cost: $7-10

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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The 27th annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition provides artistically accomplished New Jersey high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and recognizes art...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
View map »


Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
Website »

More information

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

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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


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

More information

The Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering programs to introduce people to the enjoyment of trail...

Cost: $35 $45 $330

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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A B C...Do-re-me Music Group is headed by Audrey Weiss, OTR. Audrey combines her background in psychology, pediatric occupational therapy, and love of music to develop a specialized OT/Music...

Cost: $35 per session for a full 6-week session ($210 total)

Where:
Tiny Tots Therapy Inc.
431 Cranbury Rd
East Brunswick, NJ  08816
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Sponsor: Tiny Tots Therapy Inc.
Telephone: 908-380-7715
Contact Name: Jennifer Gerhart
Website »

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Explore the Arts in a nurturing environment that combines art history and mystery, creative techniques, and secrets about some of our most famous artists. Children are encouraged to explore,...

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
View map »


Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
Website »

More information

Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
View map »


Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
Website »

More information

Bearing Grief can be difficult alone. The Grief Support Group at The Presbyterian Church at New Providence can provide comfort and encouragement after the loss of a spouse, child, family member or...

Cost: none

Where:
The Presbyterian Church at New Providence
1307 Springfield Avenue
New Providence, NJ  07974
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Sponsor: The Presbyterian Church at New Providence
Telephone: 908-665-0050
Contact Name: Janet Essig
Website »

More information

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

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
View map »


Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Admission

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


Telephone: (201) 200-1000
Website »

More information

Annual festival with delicacies from the Middle East, Greece, Slovakia, and America. Baked sweets, children's games and crafts, carnival games, raffle, dancers and music, shopping vendors....

Cost: Free Admission

Where:
St. Stephen Antiochian Orthodox Church
609 Lane Avenue
Nest to S. Plainfield High School
South Plainfield, NJ  07080
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Sponsor: St. Stephen Orthodox Church
Telephone: 908-756-0410
Contact Name: Camille Waser

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

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

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


Telephone: 201-200-1000
Website »

More information

This spring, artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset will transform the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center with a large-scale new work. Van Gogh’s Ear is a sculpture, which...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center
Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens
New York, NY, NY  10111
View map »


Telephone: 610-864-3671

More information

This spring three exhibitions will open on April 22nd at The Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster, NJ and will remain on view through June 11th. The public is invited to meet the artists at an...

Cost: Admission by donation

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

More information

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

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

The Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey will host a free exhibit, “Plants, Animals, and Insects – Perfect Together!” beginning Saturday, April...

Cost: 0

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
View map »


Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Jane Parks
Website »

More information

BLUEBIRD BOX NEST WATCHERS April 2 – May 29 Times to be determined Call the Center for more information We have close to 100 Eastern Bluebird Nesting Boxes throughout the Plainsboro Preserve, and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
View map »


Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

Come join us for a sample of what Tinkergarten class is all about. You'll get to experience the flow of a class and a sample of the learning activities we enjoy each week, preparing you to join...

Cost: Free

Where:
Echo Lake Park
7 Mill Lane
Mountainside, NJ  07092
View map »


Sponsor: Tinkergarten
Telephone: 732-771-6937
Contact Name: Kristina Quigley
Website »

More information

STRAWBERRIES FOREVER! Come learn about this juicy, sweet red fruit at this festival running May 21-22 and 28-29. Strawberries are the only fruit that wear their seeds on the outside; the average...

Cost: Free Admission, Attraction prices Start at $6.00

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Drive
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
View map »


Sponsor: Oasis Family Farm
Telephone: 609-259-7300
Contact Name: Karen Campellone
Website »

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Individuals looking for brisk weekly walk are invited to join a weekly walking group that meets every Wednesday at 9:30 A.M. at the Duke Island Visitor’s Center for a healthy walk through Duke...

Cost: 0

Where:
Duke Island Park
Old York Road
Bridgewater, NJ  08807
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-722-1200
Contact Name: Karren Newman
Website »

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The next president of the United States will be…you! Visit the National Constitution Center for their timely “Headed to the White House” exhibit, and experience the excitement, intrigue, and...

Cost: General admission with a $3 upcharge

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Sreet
Philadelphia, PA  19106
View map »


Telephone: 215-409-6600
Website »

More information

The BSC PlayMaze is a custom designed play unit which offers hours of fun for children ages 3 – 12! Our multi-level PlayMaze challenges and entertains you with 82 different play elements...

Cost: $10/ BOGO

Where:
Branchburg Sports Complex
47 Readington Rd
Branchburg, NJ  08876
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Telephone: 908-203-1675
Contact Name: Kim Buonocore
Website »

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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Open Toddler Bounce is held on most Tuesday- Friday mornings from 10:00-12:00. The toddlers(and strollers) have full run of the facility for those 2 hours. No food or drink can be brought into the...

Cost: $12/bouncer

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

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

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

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Wed Mar 30, 2016 - Tue May 31, 2016 Repeating every day through May 31, 2016. 11:00am to 6:00pm NYC Butterfly is delighted to be back at Paramus Park Mall this spring 2016. This year we will be...

Cost: $5

Where:
Paramus Park Mall (Panera Bread entrance)
700 Paramus Park
Paramus, NJ  07652
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Budding young artists mix nature and art in this indoor/outdoor program. Each class features a different NJ wild animal to learn about and draw. Parents are welcome.

Cost: $5 per child

Where:
Pyramid Mountain
Intersection of Mars Court & Boonton Avenue
Montville Township, NJ
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Telephone: 973.334.3130
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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The 27th annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition provides artistically accomplished New Jersey high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and recognizes art...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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NEW! "We Paint" Classes Parent/Child Bonding Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12-1pm Bond with your child and create a beautiful work of art you can both be proud of!

Cost: First Class FREE

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

Cost: $35 $45 $330

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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The Spring Festival of the Arts celebrates all forms of artistic expression including visual art, poetry, literature, music and theater. The Festival is free and open to the public. The event...

Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Where:
Far Hills Country Day School
697 US-202
Far Hills, NJ  07931
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Sponsor: Art, Music, English and Theater Departments
Telephone: 908-766-0622
Contact Name: Susan Carpenter
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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The Music Man marches on to St. Michael’s School stage in Cranford. The St. Michael’s School Drama Club presents their Spring musical,The Music Man. Show dates are Wednesday, May 25th and...

Cost: General Admission $10, Students & Seniors $5

Where:
St. Michael's School
100 Alden Street
Cranford, NJ  07016
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Bearing Grief can be difficult alone. The Grief Support Group at The Presbyterian Church at New Providence can provide comfort and encouragement after the loss of a spouse, child, family member or...

Cost: none

Where:
The Presbyterian Church at New Providence
1307 Springfield Avenue
New Providence, NJ  07974
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Sponsor: The Presbyterian Church at New Providence
Telephone: 908-665-0050
Contact Name: Janet Essig
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

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

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Our Motessori Preschool and Kindergarten program just relocated to 1961 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains at the end of March! 5% relocation promotion is offered for a limited spots that are available!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

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

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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Come join us for a sample of what Tinkergarten class is all about. You'll get to experience the flow of a class and a sample of the learning activities we enjoy each week, preparing you to join...

Cost: Free

Where:
Echo Lake Park
7 Mill Lane
Mountainside, NJ  07092
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Sponsor: Tinkergarten
Telephone: 732-771-6937
Contact Name: Kristina Quigley
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This spring, artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset will transform the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center with a large-scale new work. Van Gogh’s Ear is a sculpture, which...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center
Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens
New York, NY, NY  10111
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Telephone: 610-864-3671

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STRAWBERRIES FOREVER! Come learn about this juicy, sweet red fruit at this festival running May 21-22 and 28-29. Strawberries are the only fruit that wear their seeds on the outside; the average...

Cost: Free Admission, Attraction prices Start at $6.00

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Drive
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Sponsor: Oasis Family Farm
Telephone: 609-259-7300
Contact Name: Karen Campellone
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Every Thursday and Friday through June, Chocolate Works invites moms and their toddlers 3 and up to a super sweet Mommy and Me group in which they make chocolate together. Yum!

Cost: $30/mom-child pair

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

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

Cost: $12/bouncer

Where:
The Bounce Factory
150 Mount Bethel Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: The Bounce Factory
Telephone: 908-647-5867
Contact Name: Cheryl Taylor
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Wed Mar 30, 2016 - Tue May 31, 2016 Repeating every day through May 31, 2016. 11:00am to 6:00pm NYC Butterfly is delighted to be back at Paramus Park Mall this spring 2016. This year we will be...

Cost: $5

Where:
Paramus Park Mall (Panera Bread entrance)
700 Paramus Park
Paramus, NJ  07652
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This spring three exhibitions will open on April 22nd at The Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster, NJ and will remain on view through June 11th. The public is invited to meet the artists at an...

Cost: Admission by donation

Where:
The Center for Contemporary Art
2020 Burnt Mills Road
Bedminster, NJ  07921
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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

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

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

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The Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey will host a free exhibit, “Plants, Animals, and Insects – Perfect Together!” beginning Saturday, April...

Cost: 0

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Jane Parks
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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BLUEBIRD BOX NEST WATCHERS April 2 – May 29 Times to be determined Call the Center for more information We have close to 100 Eastern Bluebird Nesting Boxes throughout the Plainsboro Preserve, and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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The next president of the United States will be…you! Visit the National Constitution Center for their timely “Headed to the White House” exhibit, and experience the excitement, intrigue, and...

Cost: General admission with a $3 upcharge

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Sreet
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Enjoy watching your budding naturalist go wild on action-packed woodland adventures. Children use all of their senses to safely explore and discover the wonders of nature here at Lorrimer...

Cost: $7.00/child/session

Where:
Lorrimer Nature Sanctuary
790 Ewing Ave
Franklin Lakes, NJ  07417
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Sponsor: NJ Audubon
Telephone: 201-891-2185
Contact Name: Laurie Hagaman
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Firefly Run is an eye-dazzling and illuminating 5K night race, not to mention the coolest! Runners and walkers of all speeds and experience are welcomed. Decorate yourself like a Christmas tree or...

Cost: $25.00

Where:
Rahway City Hall
1 City Hall Plaza
Rahway, NJ  07065
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Telephone: 732-669-3602
Contact Name: Anthony
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Each story hour includes a unique alpaca-themed story, visiting and feeding the alpacas, and a simple, age-appropriate craft or activity. 4/7 - 6/23, EXCLUDING 5/26

Cost: $8 per child

Where:
Bluebird Farm Alpacas
44 Willow Avenue
Peapack (Far Hills on some GPS systems), NJ  07977
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Telephone: 908-234-9772
Contact Name: Stacie
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Mommy & Me - Animal Alphabet Each week we will choose special animals for you to meet! Join us for a story, personal animal time, craft, snack and songs! Take your time after class to visit our...

Cost: 15.00

Where:
Rizzo Wildlife World
1 Goldmine Rd
Flanders, NJ  07836
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Sponsor: Rizzo Wildlife
Telephone: 973-568-0444
Contact Name: Dominic Rizzo
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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
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The artists in Green from the Get Go take inspiration from nature and the history of basketry. The exhibition will feature more than 40 works by artists from Canada, Europe, Japan, Scandinavia and...

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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The 27th annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition provides artistically accomplished New Jersey high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and recognizes art...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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


Telephone: 973-971-3700
Website »

More information

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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Discover the wonders of nature with your adventurous youngster. Children are introduced to nature concepts using a combination of storytelling, explorations and arts and crafts. Each session, a...

Cost: $7.00

Where:
Lorrimer Nature Sanctuary
790 Ewing Ave.
Franklin Lakes, NJ  07417
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Sponsor: NJ Audubon-Lorrimer Nature Sanctuary
Telephone: 201-891-2185
Contact Name: Laurie Hagaman
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Registration for the Summer Nature Program at Schiff Nature Preserve in Mendham opens Monday, March 14th. Now in its 13th year, the program offers seven different one-week sessions in July and...

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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The Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable, located at 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, is offering programs to introduce people to the enjoyment of trail...

Cost: $35 $45 $330

Where:
Lord Stirling Stable
256 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-5955
Contact Name: Nancy Meola
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Welcome to the Duke Farms Farm to Table Market. Each Thursday between 3 and 8 pm, join us to support local farmers while enjoying music, food tastings, classes, and our 18 miles of trails. (free...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Duke Farms
1112 Dukes Parkway West
Hillsborough, NJ  08844
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Sponsor: Duke Farms
Telephone: 908-243-3643
Contact Name: Nora Wagner
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Calling all young nature lovers! If you're looking for something fun (and educational) to do for an hour after school, then come join our staff naturalists for a series of afternoon nature classes....

Cost: $70.00 per student/session

Where:
Lorrimer Nature Sanctuary
790 Ewing Ave.
Franklin Lakes, NJ  07417
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Sponsor: NJ Audubon- Lorrimer Nature Sanctuary
Telephone: 201-891-2185
Contact Name: Laurie Hagaman
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Celebrate the Children School
230 Diamond Spring Road
Denville, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Cheire Lozaw
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Presented by FSO Facilitator Join us to discuss the joys and challenges of raising a child with special needs. Meet other families in the community experiencing challenges with children and...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Celebrate the Children (School)
230 Diamond Spring Road
Denville, NJ  07834
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: (973) 940-3194
Contact Name: Cheire Lozaw
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Former federal appeals judge Timothy Lewis of Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP and law professors Josh Blackman of the South Texas College of Law, Neil Siegel of Duke Law School, and David...

Cost: $7 Members, teachers & students, $15 public, Free for 1787 Members

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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The Music Man marches on to St. Michael’s School stage in Cranford. The St. Michael’s School Drama Club presents their Spring musical,The Music Man. Show dates are Wednesday, May 25th and...

Cost: General Admission $10, Students & Seniors $5

Where:
St. Michael's School
100 Alden Street
Cranford, NJ  07016
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American Young Voices returns to Prudential Center Thursday, May 26, after its successful U.S. debut at The Rock last year. Since last year’s performance, participants have doubled to more than...

Cost: $30

Where:
Prudential Center
25 Lafayette St
Newark, NJ  07102
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Telephone: 973-757-6600
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


Sponsor: Kids Bowl Free
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Bearing Grief can be difficult alone. The Grief Support Group at The Presbyterian Church at New Providence can provide comfort and encouragement after the loss of a spouse, child, family member or...

Cost: none

Where:
The Presbyterian Church at New Providence
1307 Springfield Avenue
New Providence, NJ  07974
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Sponsor: The Presbyterian Church at New Providence
Telephone: 908-665-0050
Contact Name: Janet Essig
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Really love dinos? Liberty Science Center is transforming its backyard into a paleontological dig site for the special limited-engagement “Dino Dig.” Guests will experience a...

Cost: Admission

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

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Our Motessori Preschool and Kindergarten program just relocated to 1961 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains at the end of March! 5% relocation promotion is offered for a limited spots that are available!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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For children aged 0 through 5 years. Enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and get to know other caregivers while your little one plays.

Cost: FREE

Where:
Hearts & Hands Preschool @ Parsippany Presbyterian
1675 US Rt. 6 E.
Parsippany , NJ  07054
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Telephone: 973-257-5550
Contact Name: Bronwen or Scott
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Come join Miss Katie, certified ChildLight Yoga instructor, for Open Play with a side of Storytime Yoga.

Cost: $8

Where:
EdVenture Land Kenvil
659 Route 46 West
Kenvil, NJ  07847
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Telephone: 973-598-1515
Contact Name: Maryellen Soriano
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Ocean Galleries Galleries (9618 Third Avenue, Stone Harbor, NJ/609-368-7777) welcomes world-renowned 3-D artist, Charles Fazzino, for a spectacular Memorial Day weekend exhibition. “Charles...

Cost: Free & Open to the Public with ALL Artwork Available for Acquisition

Where:
Ocean Galleries
9618 Third Avenue
Stone Harbor, NJ  08247
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Sponsor: Ocean Galleries
Telephone: 609.368.7777
Contact Name: Kim Miller

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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
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STRAWBERRIES FOREVER! Come learn about this juicy, sweet red fruit at this festival running May 21-22 and 28-29. Strawberries are the only fruit that wear their seeds on the outside; the average...

Cost: Free Admission, Attraction prices Start at $6.00

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Drive
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Sponsor: Oasis Family Farm
Telephone: 609-259-7300
Contact Name: Karen Campellone
Website »

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Come join us for a sample of what Tinkergarten class is all about. You'll get to experience the flow of a class and a sample of the learning activities we enjoy each week, preparing you to join...

Cost: Free

Where:
Echo Lake Park
7 Mill Lane
Mountainside, NJ  07092
View map »


Sponsor: Tinkergarten
Telephone: 732-771-6937
Contact Name: Kristina Quigley
Website »

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Wildwoods Convention Center. The United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs will hold a regional gymnastics championship featuring competitions on the floor, balance beam, uneven...

Cost: $15 for adults; $10 for children

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 609-407-7000
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This spring, artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset will transform the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center with a large-scale new work. Van Gogh’s Ear is a sculpture, which...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center
Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens
New York, NY, NY  10111
View map »


Telephone: 610-864-3671

More information

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

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
View map »


Website »

More information

This spring three exhibitions will open on April 22nd at The Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster, NJ and will remain on view through June 11th. The public is invited to meet the artists at an...

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

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

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

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

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BLUEBIRD BOX NEST WATCHERS April 2 – May 29 Times to be determined Call the Center for more information We have close to 100 Eastern Bluebird Nesting Boxes throughout the Plainsboro Preserve, and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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Every Thursday and Friday through June, Chocolate Works invites moms and their toddlers 3 and up to a super sweet Mommy and Me group in which they make chocolate together. Yum!

Cost: $30/mom-child pair

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

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

Cost: $12/bouncer

Where:
The Bounce Factory
150 Mount Bethel Road
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: The Bounce Factory
Telephone: 908-647-5867
Contact Name: Cheryl Taylor
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The Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey will host a free exhibit, “Plants, Animals, and Insects – Perfect Together!” beginning Saturday, April...

Cost: 0

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Jane Parks
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Wed Mar 30, 2016 - Tue May 31, 2016 Repeating every day through May 31, 2016. 11:00am to 6:00pm NYC Butterfly is delighted to be back at Paramus Park Mall this spring 2016. This year we will be...

Cost: $5

Where:
Paramus Park Mall (Panera Bread entrance)
700 Paramus Park
Paramus, NJ  07652
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Come to this festival for three days of live folk music, workshops, hiking, and more.

Cost: Free

Where:
YMCA Camp Bernie
327 Turkey Top Road
Port Murray, NJ  7865
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Telephone: 201-207-8696
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Kids Climbing Club (7-14 years old) is a great way to introduce children to new experiences and have a ton of fun with the help of our experienced, friendly staff. Rock climbing is a total mind and...

Cost: $15.00 per child

Where:
Elite Climbing
67 Old Kings Highway
Maple Shade, NJ  08052
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Telephone: 856-273-1370
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Enjoy a well-deserved break from the rigors of 24/7 parenthood with our Kid's Night Out program. While you recharge with some precious "me" time, we'll keep your kids active and...

Cost: $20/ members, $25/ nonmembers

Where:
New York Sports Club for Kids
39 W. Northfield Rd.
Livingston, NJ  07039
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Telephone: 973-716-0999
Contact Name: Ashley
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The next president of the United States will be…you! Visit the National Constitution Center for their timely “Headed to the White House” exhibit, and experience the excitement, intrigue, and...

Cost: General admission with a $3 upcharge

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Sreet
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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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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This exhibtion features New Jersey photographer John Cooper’s Organic Portraits series. “From the beginning,” Cooper explains, “the intent of the Organic Portraits project was to create a...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd.
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973.971.3700
Contact Name: Colleen Mackenzie
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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The 27th annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition provides artistically accomplished New Jersey high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and recognizes art...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
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Bernards Township Parks & Recreation and Back to Nature Present… Our Second Annual THROW & GROW Re-Seed the Environment for Butterflies, Bees and Birds Join Us for the Throw & Grow Event! Friday,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Pleasant Valley Park
Basking Ridge, NJ


Sponsor: Back to Nature
Telephone: 908-350-7506

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

Cost: Admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd.
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: (201) 200-1000
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It's time to get your feet sandy! Come join us to officially start the summer season at 12 noon on the beach next to the Widwoods Convention Center. A large, ornate key will be used to 'unlock' the...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 609-729-9000

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

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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NEW! "We Paint" Classes Parent/Child Bonding Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12-1pm Bond with your child and create a beautiful work of art you can both be proud of!

Cost: First Class FREE

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

Cost: $35 $45 $330

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

Cost: First Class FREE

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

Cost: $30.00 per session

Where:
DJB Counseling LLC
283 Sparta Avenue
Sparta , NJ  07871
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Oil Painting in the Old Master Style: This is the technique we are known for, and the results are absolutely extraordinary.

Cost: First Class FREE

Where:
7 Fine Arts
159 4th Street
Hoboken, NJ  07030
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Sponsor: 7 Fine Arts
Telephone: 732 299-5488
Contact Name: Sheri Alimonda
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Disney Channel star Laura Marano is coming to iPlay America! Laura starred as main character Ally Dawson in the original show “Austin & Ally.” She lays claim to a long list of television...

Cost: $10.00

Where:
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road
Freehold, NJ  07728
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Sponsor: iPlay America
Telephone: 732-577-8200
Contact Name: Jennifer Quinn
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Youth Partnership is a peer-support and advocacy group for teens and young adults ages 13 through 21. Our mission is to break the silence and stigma surrounding mental health by offering a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Celebrate the Children School
230 Diamond Spring Road
Denville, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Cheire Lozaw
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EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT | 6-9pm Why cook on a Friday when you can enjoy family time and ALL YOU CAN EAT PIZZA! $5.00 per person includes Roller skating admission, Bounce House, FunZone and all you...

Cost: $5.00 Per Person

Where:
ISC Cherry Hill
650 Kresson Road
Cherry Hill, NJ  08034
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Youth Partnership is a peer-support and advocacy group for teens and young adults ages 13 through 21. Our mission is to break the silence and stigma surrounding mental health by offering a...

Cost: Free

Where:
Family Partners Community Center
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: (973) 940-3194
Contact Name: Cheire Lozaw
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Bearing Grief can be difficult alone. The Grief Support Group at The Presbyterian Church at New Providence can provide comfort and encouragement after the loss of a spouse, child, family member or...

Cost: none

Where:
The Presbyterian Church at New Providence
1307 Springfield Avenue
New Providence, NJ  07974
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Sponsor: The Presbyterian Church at New Providence
Telephone: 908-665-0050
Contact Name: Janet Essig
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Bring along the whole family this summer and enjoy a fun-filled family-style whitewater raft trip!  Eight miles and 3 to 4 hours long, the plentiful riffles and mild Class I and II water...

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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Presented by FSO Facilitator Join us to discuss the joys and challenges of raising a child with special needs. Meet other families in the community experiencing challenges with children and...

Cost: Free

Where:
Family Partners Community Center
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners of Morris & Sussex Counties
Telephone: (973) 940-3194
Contact Name: Christie Farber
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Sponsored by the Folk Project. Concerts nearly every Friday night, with the second Friday usually an open stage. Each performance includes a main act and an opening act. Wheelchair accessible....

Cost: Adults $9; 12 and under free

Where:
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship
21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-335-9489
Contact Name: Mike Agranoff, Minstrel Chairman
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Looking for something exciting to do this Friday Night? Then come to Mennen Sports Arena and skate the night away! DJ Earl will be playing the newest hits and some of your favorite throw-backs....

Cost: $8 admission, $3.50 skate rental

Where:
Mennen Sports Arena
161 Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7651
Contact Name: Mennen Sports Arena
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Our Motessori Preschool and Kindergarten program just relocated to 1961 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains at the end of March! 5% relocation promotion is offered for a limited spots that are available!...

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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During Memorial Day weekend, the Watchung Stable holds its annual Spring Troop Horse Show. Riders who are members of the Troop program at levels D2 through 1CT have a chance to compete as a fun...

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Watchung Stable
Mountainside, NJ


Telephone: 908-789-3665
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

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

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-200-1000
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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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Wildwoods Convention Center. The United States Association of Independent Gymnastics Clubs will hold a regional gymnastics championship featuring competitions on the floor, balance beam, uneven...

Cost: $15 for adults; $10 for children

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 609-407-7000
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The Downtown Wildwood Farmer's Market will take place every Saturday from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, rain or shine. The market is located at 3501 Pacific...

Cost: --

Where:
Downtown Wildwood
3501 Pacific Avenue
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Telephone: 609-523-1602
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The State Museum's newest exhibition, Silver Shell Glass, examines the way beads were made, as well as how they were used by Native Americans. It features a number of rarely seen items from the...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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This spring, artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset will transform the Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens at Rockefeller Center with a large-scale new work. Van Gogh’s Ear is a sculpture, which...

Cost: Free

Where:
Rockefeller Center
Fifth Avenue entrance to the Channel Gardens
New York, NY, NY  10111
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Telephone: 610-864-3671

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The Boardwalk at Rio Grande Avenue, rain or shine. All handmade products. Sat: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Free.

Cost: Free

Where:
Rio Grande Avenue
Wildwood, NJ  08260


Telephone: 609-522-0378
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Explore natural history through play! The Discovery Den is a welcoming play space open to everyone but especially designed for children ages 0–8 and their care givers. Investigate fossils, go...

Cost: Free with museum suggested admission

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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BLUEBIRD BOX NEST WATCHERS April 2 – May 29 Times to be determined Call the Center for more information We have close to 100 Eastern Bluebird Nesting Boxes throughout the Plainsboro Preserve, and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Road
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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The Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge, New Jersey will host a free exhibit, “Plants, Animals, and Insects – Perfect Together!” beginning Saturday, April...

Cost: 0

Where:
Environmental Education Center
190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ  07920
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Sponsor: Somerset County Park Commission
Telephone: 908-766-2489
Contact Name: Jane Parks
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The next president of the United States will be…you! Visit the National Constitution Center for their timely “Headed to the White House” exhibit, and experience the excitement, intrigue, and...

Cost: General admission with a $3 upcharge

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Sreet
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Telephone: 215-409-6600
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Explore the history of our military and join our patriotic programs, including flag ceremonies and etiquette workshops, plus create memorial wreaths and sing patriotic tunes. Admission will be free...

Cost: Adults ($14.50), Seniors ($13), Students with ID ($13), Youth 13-18 ($13), Child

Where:
National Constitution Center
525 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA  19106
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Ocean Galleries Galleries (9618 Third Avenue, Stone Harbor, NJ/609-368-7777) welcomes world-renowned 3-D artist, Charles Fazzino, for a spectacular Memorial Day weekend exhibition. “Charles...

Cost: Free & Open to the Public with ALL Artwork Available for Acquisition

Where:
Ocean Galleries
9618 Third Avenue
Stone Harbor, NJ  08247
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Sponsor: Ocean Galleries
Telephone: 609.368.7777
Contact Name: Kim Miller

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Learn about the fascinating history of animation. Explore the process of storyboarding and extensive character design. You will create your own character, landscape layout and storyboard. Also try...

Cost: Museum member $200, non-member $225, supply fee $10

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3740

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Please join us for City Parks Foundation’s Little Red’s Hood at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park now through August. Little Red’s Hood is a fresh retelling of the...

Cost: $7-10

Where:
Swedish Cottage, Central Park
81st Street & Central Park West
New York, NY  10023
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May Weekend Crafting is here! In honor of Memorial Day, let’s remember our soldiers by making a red, white & blue painting! Join us every weekend for a special craft!

Cost: Free with general admission

Where:
Imagine That
4 Vreeland Rd.
Florham Park, NJ  07081
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Sponsor: Imagine That
Telephone: 973-966-8000
Contact Name: Karisa
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Are you looking for Court Ordered Parenting Classes? Look no further. Easy to follow, private and affordable. Our classes are tailored to your needs. Call today to get started. 732-763-2576 Upon...

Cost: 300 entire course

Where:
Authentic Parenting
5 Elm Row
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Telephone: 732-763-2576
Contact Name: Anna Seewald, MEd, MPsy

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Skip the cartoons and spend Saturday Mornings at the Stickley Museum! This new series of quality children’s programs aims to educate and entertain young audiences about values Gustav Stickley...

Cost: $8 Children; $8 Adults

Where:
The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
2352 Route 10 West
Morris Plains, NJ  07950
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Sponsor: The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms
Telephone: 973-540-0311
Contact Name: Kristen McCauley
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This exhibtion features New Jersey photographer John Cooper’s Organic Portraits series. “From the beginning,” Cooper explains, “the intent of the Organic Portraits project was to create a...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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

Cost: Free with Museum Admission

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

Cost: FREE with museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: colleen mackenzie
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The 27th annual Fresh Perspectives juried exhibition provides artistically accomplished New Jersey high school students a professionally organized museum exhibition experience and recognizes art...

Cost: FREE with museum admission

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

Cost: $160-$190 per session

Where:
Schiff Nature Preserve
339 Pleasant Valley Road
Mendham, NJ  07945
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Sponsor: Schiff Nature Preserve
Telephone: 973-543-6004
Contact Name: Tiina Miller
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Open Session Hours & Pricing 1 Activity - $7.00 2 Activities - $10.00 3 Activities - $13.00 Skate Rentals $4.50 Skate Mate $4.00 Parents admitted FREE!

Cost: See Above

Where:
ISC Cherry Hill
650 Kresson Road
Cherry Hill, NJ  08034
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Blast off into space with everyone's favorite duo! A mysterious "M" sends the intrepid Jack and Annie on a fun-filled journey to discover teh secrets of the sun, moon, planets, and more! Suitable...

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

Where:
New Jersey State Museum
205 West State Street
Trenton, NJ  08625
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This fun and educational program will provide an introduction to the alpaca, covering topics such as alpaca vital statistics, types and personalities of alpacas, care and diet of alpacas, and...

Cost: See Description

Where:
Bluebird Farm Alpacas
44 Willow Avenue
Peapack (GPS might indicate Far Hills), NJ  07977
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Telephone: 908-234-9772
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Stream Search Saturday, May 28 2:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M. Join us for an exploration of Devil’s Brook as we try to discover the creatures that call it home. We will flip over rocks to look for...

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

Where:
Plainsboro Preserve
80 Scotts Corner Rd.
Cranbury, NJ  08512
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Sponsor: Plainsboro Preserve
Telephone: 609-897-9400
Contact Name: Anna Wright-Piersanti
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Youth Partnership is a peer-support and advocacy group for teens and young adults ages 13 through 21. Our mission is to break the silence and stigma surrounding mental health by offering a...

Cost: Free

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

Cost: none

Where:
The Presbyterian Church at New Providence
1307 Springfield Avenue
New Providence, NJ  07974
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Sponsor: The Presbyterian Church at New Providence
Telephone: 908-665-0050
Contact Name: Janet Essig
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Held the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Dance to a caller and live band! No partner necessary. Beginners workshop at 7:30 pm. This event best for middle school age and up. Please carry in...

Cost: Adults $10; students $5

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

Cost: 0

Where:
Spring Academy - Scotch Plains
1961 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076
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Sponsor: SA
Telephone: 908-301-6168
Contact Name: Jill Ji
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Grab a camera and stop by every weekend for a nature scavenger hunt. Take a photo of every item on the list and win a prize.

Cost: $10/family cash only

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morris Township, NJ
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
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STRAWBERRIES FOREVER! Come learn about this juicy, sweet red fruit at this festival running May 21-22 and 28-29. Strawberries are the only fruit that wear their seeds on the outside; the average...

Cost: Free Admission, Attraction prices Start at $6.00

Where:
Oasis Family Farm
3 Circle Drive
Robbinsville, NJ  08691
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Sponsor: Oasis Family Farm
Telephone: 609-259-7300
Contact Name: Karen Campellone
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Come join us for a sample of what Tinkergarten class is all about. You'll get to experience the flow of a class and a sample of the learning activities we enjoy each week, preparing you to join...

Cost: Free

Where:
Echo Lake Park
7 Mill Lane
Mountainside, NJ  07092
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Sponsor: Tinkergarten
Telephone: 732-771-6937
Contact Name: Kristina Quigley
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Come see this cool museum collection of toys from bygone eras (1850-1950), including board games, dolls and doll houses, trucks, rocking horses, puppets and more.

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

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

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  The CUTEST. PENGUINS. EVER. make Adventure Aquarium their new home this January! Introducing Australia's little blue penguins, the newest addition to the Aquarium...

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

Where:
Adventure Aquarium
1 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856.365.3300
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The Annual Memorial Day Parade and Festival. The Festival is beach front starting on Saturday, May 28 at 10am on Ocean Avenue and Bradley Blvd. The Memorial Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Fair...

Where:
Ocean Avenue
Bradley Beach, NJ


Telephone: 732-776-2999
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Fleet Week Regatta Time: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Location: Liberty Harbor, 11 Marin Blvd. | Jersey City, New Jersey The Manhattan Yacht Club will host the inaugural Fleet Week Regatta in the New York...

Where:
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ


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Begins on Princeton Ave and Nassau St., ending with a short ceremony at Princeton Monument Hall.

Where:
Princeton Ave. and Nassau St.
Ends at Monument Hall
Princeton, NJ
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Sponsor: The Spirit of Princeton
Contact Name: Mark Freda
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New Jersey's largest Renaissance Faire. Fun for the whole family including live jousting, a plethora of food including turkey legs, Shakespeare, music, juggling, magicians, acrobats, a full...

Cost: $20 adults, $12 children (5-12)

Where:
Liberty Lake Day Camp
1195 Florence-Columbus Road
Bordentown, NJ  08505
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Telephone: 888-864-8222
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Members of American Legion Post 414, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3022 and the 112TH Field Artillery Association will conduct Memorial Services in Lawrence Veterans Park at the conclusion of the...

Where:
Veterans Park
Oaklyn Terrace
Township of Lawrence, NJ
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During these guided walks designed for families, stroll the wooded trails with a naturalist. Discover how to identify trees by their bark and leaves.

Cost: $2 per person age 3 & up

Where:
Pyramid Mountain
Intersection of Mars Court & Boonton Avenue
Montville Township, NJ
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Telephone: 973.334.3130
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Local veterans, fire companies, police, Boy Scout and Girl Scout troops, youth sports teams, and a variety of other youth and community organizations will be marching in this year's parade. The...

Where:
start New Amwell and Auten Road
Beekman Lane
Municipal Building
Hillsborough, NJ
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Wed Mar 30, 2016 - Tue May 31, 2016 Repeating every day through May 31, 2016. 11:00am to 6:00pm NYC Butterfly is delighted to be back at Paramus Park Mall this spring 2016. This year we will be...

Cost: $5

Where:
Paramus Park Mall (Panera Bread entrance)
700 Paramus Park
Paramus, NJ  07652
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If you guys pick your family activities by where you’ll grab the best lunch, you’ll love this festival dedicated to some seriously gourmet food trucks. At least 50 of the area’s...

Cost: $5/person general admission, $5/parking

Where:
Monmouth Park Race Track
Oceanport Ave.
Oceanport, NJ
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Telephone: (732) 222-5100
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Elizabeth Waterfront Festival, kicks off the outdoor summer season! For the past 19 years, this event has been successfully held along the beautifully renovated Elizabeth Waterfront in NJ....

Cost: FREE

Where:
Front Street
Front St.
Elizabeth, NJ  07201
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Sponsor: Melly Mel Productions
Telephone: (908) 527-0687
Contact Name: Mel Acosta
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Departs from Huddy Park and conclude with a Memorial Ceremony at Veteran's Park. Please join us in honoring our fallen warriors, veterans, and military currently serving by participating in the...

Where:
Departs from Huddy Park
Highlands, NJ


Sponsor: American Legion Post 143
Telephone: 732-693-2603
Contact Name: Sue Guiney
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Departs from Huddy Park and conclude with a Memorial Ceremony at Veteran's Park. Please join us in honoring our fallen warriors, veterans, and military currently serving by participating in the...

Where:
Departs from Huddy Park
Highlands, NJ


Sponsor: American Legion Post 143
Telephone: 732-693-2603
Contact Name: Sue Guiney
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Come to this festival for three days of live folk music, workshops, hiking, and more.

Cost: Free

Where:
YMCA Camp Bernie
327 Turkey Top Road
Port Murray, NJ  7865
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Telephone: 201-207-8696
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Take the kids to bowl for free all summer long (and in some cases, beyond!) at various bowling alleys throughout New Jersey. Registered kids get to bowl two free games a day—and you don't...

Cost: Free

Where:
Various Locations
, NJ


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

Cost: Admission

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

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

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
Jim Thorpe, PA


Telephone: 1-800-WHITEWATER
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During Memorial Day weekend, the Watchung Stable holds its annual Spring Troop Horse Show. Riders who are members of the Troop program at levels D2 through 1CT have a chance to compete as a fun...

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Watchung Stable
Mountainside, NJ


Telephone: 908-789-3665
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Every Saturday and Sunday starting April 9, head to the farm for pony rides, moon bounces, wagon train rides and much more. Times vary.

Cost: Call for cost

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ
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Telephone: 908-879-7189
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