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Free Things to Do in NJ in July with Kids

Have fun with the family without taking out your wallet. Check out these free activities around the state.

July 4th: Where to See Spectacular Fireworks in NJ!

Grab blankets and chairs and celebrate this Independence day with fireworks in your community!

Best NJ Places to Take Preschoolers in July

Top 8 things to do with your 5-and-under cutie pies this month

4th of July Celebrations and Festivals

Ring in America’s birthday with a firework show at one of these fun (mostly free) July 4th celebrations!

Where to Find Free Outdoor Movies in NJ this Summer

You loved it last year, so we're bringing it to you again: FREE outdoor movies for the whole family, screening all around New Jersey this summer.

Go Take a Hike (in New Jersey)!

Looking to get the kids outdoors to do something active? Here are great NJ (and PA) spots to get them used to walking in the woods.

Pick-Your-Own Blueberries in NJ

Summer is a great time to experience a pick-your-own farm outing. And, New Jersey's state fruit, the blueberry, is a perfect crop to start with.

Pick-Your-Own Peaches in NJ

Looking for some fresh pick-your-own peaches near you? Here is a list of Jersey's best spots. Happy picking!

It's Pick-Your-Own Strawberry Time in New Jersey!

23 Farms to Pick Strawberries

Pick-Your-Own Raspberries in NJ

Pick-your-own raspberries at New Jersey farms near you.

Kid-friendly Rock Climbing Places in New Jersey

Rock climbing places in New Jersey that are kid-friendly, don't require membership, and are completely indoors.

Things To Do In NJ This Weekend

Our round-up of the top things to do in NJ this weekend.

Jersey Fresh: Join a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Program in NJ

Jersey Fresh at its best! Join a CSA program.

Free Things to Do in NJ in June with Kids

Have a fun family day without spending a dime. Check out these free activities around the state!

Where to Find Free Indoor Movies in NJ this Summer

Cool off inside without spending a dime with free indoor summer movies for kids and families!

Stargazing at New Jersey Planetariums and Observatories

Where to go to see the sky's stars in New Jersey.

Pick-Your-Own Corn in NJ

Pick-your-own corn at these New Jersey farms.

Best NJ Places to Take Preschoolers in June

Top 5 Things to Do with Your Under-5 Cutie Pies This Month

The Best Fairs and Festivals in NJ

There are so many fairs and festivals across the state that it would be impossible to catch them all. Here are the ones you should put on your must-do list.

Summer Camp Gear for Kids

Make summer even more amazing with the best gadgets and supplies for camping
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June 2015

The Gateway Family YMCA branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union, NJ will be hosting a Summer Splash Open House June 22-28th . All branches will be hosting events that are open to the community...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Five Points Branch
201 Tucker Avenue
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-688-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
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The Gateway Family YMCA branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union, NJ will be hosting a Summer Splash Open House June 22-28th . All branches will be hosting events that are open to the community...

Cost: Free

Where:
The Gateway Family YMCA - Wellness Center Branch
1000 Galloping Hill Rd
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: The Gateway Family YMCA
Telephone: 908-349-9622
Contact Name: Welcome Center
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Explore the Lehigh River Gorge by Train & Raft! Begin your day with a scenic 25 mile ride from Jim Thorpe to White Haven. In White Haven, you start your river trip & enjoy 12 miles of Class II and...

Cost: $84.99 per person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Telephone: 1-800-944-8392
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Not only will you delight in the sweet taste of Alstede Farms’ amazing raspberries and strawberries, but we also provide you with a Hay Wagon ride around our beautiful farm and a delicious ‘all...

Cost: see website for details

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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3-Day Ride Option: Starts Friday, June 26, 2015 and ends on Sunday June 28, 2015 5-Day Ride Option: Starts Wednesday, June 24, 2015 and ends on Sunday, June 28, 2015 This year Harbor House...

Cost: $100

Where:
5-Day or 3-Day Bike Ride in NJ, DE, VA
808 Conifer Street
Toms River, NJ  08753
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Sponsor: Harbor House
Telephone: 732-929-0096205
Contact Name: Jhanna Even
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A fine day in June is the perfect time to celebrate the connection between landscapes and poetry. Take an early morning walk and learn about the Frelinghuysen’s English roots with Lesley...

Cost: $25

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris County Park Commission
Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Whitewater raft the action packed Lehigh River Gorge and experience the best whitewater in the tri-state area! Surrounded by state park protected woodlands and mountains, you will enjoy 12 miles...

Cost: Individual - $65.99 (ages 8 & up)

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Telephone: 1-800-944-8392
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Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

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

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

More information

The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature photo scavenger hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. Theme and prizes change monthly....

Cost: $10/family

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Ave.
Morris Township, NJ  07962
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Telephone: 973-326-7603
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A blueberry festival featuring blueberry and other treats, live music, crafters and a car show.

Cost: Free

Where:
Hammonton High School Grounds
566 Old Forks Rd
Hammonton, NH  08037
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Telephone: 609-561-9080
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The Gateway Family YMCA branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union, NJ will be hosting a Summer Splash Open House June 22-28th . All branches will be hosting events that are open to the community...

Cost: Free

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

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

Cost: Free trial Class

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


Sponsor: Wompy's
Website »

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

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

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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ALL ABOARD THE SCENIC BIKE TRAIN! Step back in time and enjoy a relaxing train ride up the Lehigh Gorge for 25 miles, then pedal your bike back down to Jim Thorpe at your own pace along the...

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

Where:
Pocono Biking
7 Hazard Square
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Telephone: 570-325-3654
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This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form.

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/seniors, students, and children, and FREE for

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

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Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation May 2—July 12, 2015 From the builders of some of America’s earliest railroads and farms to Civil Rights pioneers to digital technology...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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

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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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

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Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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

More information

This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form. Related Program Indian Art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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

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On Sunday, June 28, 2015 the Suburban Chamber of Commerce along with the Berkeley Heights Rotary will be holding its 2nd Annual Street Fair. This event will once again be held along Springfield...

Cost: Free

Where:
Berkeley Heights Street Fair
434 Springfield Ave
Berkeley Heights, NJ  07922
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Sponsor: Suburban Chamber of Commerce & The Rotary Club
Telephone: 201-998-1144
Contact Name: JC Promotions
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What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Come out and join us to kick off the beginning of summer!! On 6/28 from 11-3 enjoy shopping with our multiple vendors including Silpada, Young Living, Touchstone Crystal, Mary Kay, perfectly Posh,...

Cost: Free! Donations accepted for the foster dogs( food, blankets, leashes)

Where:
Union Hose Fire House
1224 Florence Ave
Union beach, NJ  07730
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Sponsor: 3 Hearts 4 paws Animal Rescue
Telephone: 732 970 3654
Contact Name: nancy Jenkins
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Join the Garden State Discovery Museum for a day of science themed crafts and activities!

Cost: Free with admission. $12.95 + tax for adults and children 12 months and over

Where:
Garden State Discovery Museum
2040 Springdale Rd
Cherry Hill, NJ  08003
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More Lobsters than ever before! Broiled Lobster, Lobster Mac and Cheese, Lobster rolls...

Cost: Free

Where:
Bradley Beach
5th Ave 500 Ocean Avenue
Bradley Beach, NJ  07720
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Not simply a photographer in the studio, Lokuta worked closely with the sculptor, helping to cast models and serving as a model himself. He paused often to take photographs of Segal, the works in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum
Telephone: 848-932-7237
Website »

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Come on over to the fairgrounds for an afternoon of exciting, live rock music and delicious barbeque.

Cost: $15-35; children under 3 free

Where:
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Augusta, NJ  07822
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Telephone: 973-882-8240
Website »

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Find amusement rides, children's games, 4-H animals, magic shows, entertainment, agricultural displays, and more old-fashioned fun at this county fair.

Where:
Robert J. Miller Air Park
Route 530
Berkeley, NJ
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Telephone: 732-914-9466
Website »

More information

See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

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NBC 4 New York and Telemundo 47 are thrilled to welcome you to our third annual Health and Fitness Expo. We are committed to bringing our viewers a free, family-friendly event. Watch a healthy...

Cost: FREE

Where:
MetLife Stadium
1 MetLife Stadium Dr.
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

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

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Create a clay pot with herb impressions from our herb garden. Learn how to shape the clay, make an impression, and glaze the finished piece before being kiln fired. Class includes an introduction...

Cost: $50

Where:
Montclair Historical Society
108 Orange Road
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Historical Society
Telephone: 973-744-1796
Contact Name: Angelica Diggs
Website »

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State Fair Meadowlands is back this year with electrifying FREE entertainment, rides, and acres and acres of delicious food to delight fairgoers of all ages. This year’s acts include an the...

Cost: $8-$35

Where:
State Fair Meadowlands Fairgrounds
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
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Telephone: 973-450-1073
Website »

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Celebrate the warm sunny days with this exciting activity! Beginning at the Nature Center, our experienced guide will prepare you for your journey back in time 65 million years! We will provide the...

Cost: $8 per Member; $25 per Family Membership (one household); $10 per Non-member; $3

Where:
Poricy Park
345 Oak Hill Road
Middletown, NJ  07748
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Sponsor: Poricy Park Conservancy
Telephone: 732-842-5966
Contact Name: Sharon Goodman
Website »

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Enjoy 1/2 Price Ice Cream from Applegate Farms all game long plus a post game autograph session and the ability to play catch on the outfield!

Cost: $10-$12/ person

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
27 Clove Road
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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The best day of the week for the whole family is Sunday at Yogi Berra Stadium! As the Jackals take on Sussex County, you can enjoy ice cream at half price throughout the stadium! After the game,...

Cost: $10-$12

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
8 Yogi Berra Dr
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Kick off the summer at Donaldson Farms in Hackettstown with fresh food, live music, pony rides, lawn games, and other activities. A perfect way to help kids burn off excess energy.  

Cost: Free

Where:
, NJ

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State Fair Meadowlands is back this year with electrifying FREE entertainment, rides, and acres and acres of delicious food to delight fairgoers of all ages. Families should be sure to check out...

Cost: Varies

Where:
State Fair Meadowlands Fairgrounds
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
View map »


Telephone: 973-450-1073
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


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

More information

A fair with crafts vendors, live music, entertainment, living history characters, food and more.

Where:
Physick Estate
1048 Washington St.
Cape May , NJ  08204
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Telephone: 609-884-5404
Website »

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Unleash your child’s inner explorer with week-long programs about nature, science and athletics at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum in Short Hills. Program content includes weird science...

Cost: $350 per child per week

Where:
, NJ

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In honor of Tall Ships Philadelphia-Camden on the Delaware River, which is the largest sailing event in the US in 2015, bring your kids to the Camden Children’s Garden for pirate-related...

Cost: $6 per person; free for those under 2

Where:
, NJ

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Fireflies are an “electrifying” part of summer. To celebrate this exciting FREE event, enjoy an evening of nature, music, wagon rides, outdoor fun and, or course, the whole farm for firefly...

Cost: free admission

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
Website »

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
Website »

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A Greek festival featuring Greek food, Greek dancing, games, rides and children's activities.

Cost: $2/adult, kids 6 and under free

Where:
St. George Greek Orthodox Church Complex
1033 West Park Avenue
Ocean, NJ  07712
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Telephone: 732-775-2777
Website »

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

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

Join our farm family for the week and make memories that last a lifetime! For the last 9 years, we have opened our barn doors to children for the ultimate fun-on-the-farm experience. We have a...

Cost: $300-$425

Where:
Fulper Family Farmstead
281 Rocktown Lambertville Road
Lambertville , NJ  08530
View map »


Telephone: 609-651-5991
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

More information

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

Cost: Free with admission.

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

More information

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

Cost: Free trial Class

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


Sponsor: Wompy's
Website »

More information

Drop in for a Naturalist led tour of the NEW Kate Gorrie Butterfly House. Learn about the nectar and host plants we have selected to grow, the butterflies that inhabit the house and how you can...

Cost: $5 per person

Where:
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Center
31 Titus Mill Rd.
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Assoc.
Telephone: 609 737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
Website »

More information

The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

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


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
Website »

More information

This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form. Related Program Indian Art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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


Website »

More information

Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation May 2—July 12, 2015 From the builders of some of America’s earliest railroads and farms to Civil Rights pioneers to digital technology...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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


Website »

More information

See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

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


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

More information

Not simply a photographer in the studio, Lokuta worked closely with the sculptor, helping to cast models and serving as a model himself. He paused often to take photographs of Segal, the works in...

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Free with admission

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


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

More information

Kick off the summer at Donaldson Farms in Hackettstown with fresh food, live music, pony rides, lawn games, and other activities. A perfect way to help kids burn off excess energy.  

Cost: Free

Where:
, NJ

More information

State Fair Meadowlands is back this year with electrifying FREE entertainment, rides, and acres and acres of delicious food to delight fairgoers of all ages. This year’s acts include an the...

Cost: $8-$35

Where:
State Fair Meadowlands Fairgrounds
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
View map »


Telephone: 973-450-1073
Website »

More information

State Fair Meadowlands is back this year with electrifying FREE entertainment, rides, and acres and acres of delicious food to delight fairgoers of all ages. Families should be sure to check out...

Cost: Varies

Where:
State Fair Meadowlands Fairgrounds
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
View map »


Telephone: 973-450-1073
Website »

More information

Children's entertainment on stage on the beach at Jenkinson's. Includes comedy and musical acts geared towards kids.

Cost: Free

Where:
Jenkinson's Beach
300 Ocean ave
Pt. Pleasant Beach , NJ
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Sponsor: Jenkinson's
Telephone: 732-295-4334
Website »

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Celebrate Jack's birthday with the Jackals as they take on the Garden State Grays! Join Jack and his mascot friends for fun activities both before and during the game! And be sure to come hungry...

Cost: $10-$12

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
8 Yogi Berra Dr
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Come celebrate Jack's birthday while enjoying $1 Hot Dogs all night long. Every Monday is Pets in the Park so bring your pet to come out and celebrate Jack's Birthday with him.

Cost: $10-$12/ person

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
27 Clove Road
Little Falls, NJ  07424
View map »


Telephone: 973-746-7434
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


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

More information

Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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


Website »

More information

Find amusement rides, children's games, 4-H animals, magic shows, entertainment, agricultural displays, and more old-fashioned fun at this county fair.

Where:
Robert J. Miller Air Park
Route 530
Berkeley, NJ
View map »


Telephone: 732-914-9466
Website »

More information

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

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

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


Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
Website »

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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

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This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form.

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/seniors, students, and children, and FREE for

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

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

Cost: Free First Time Guests!

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


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

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

Cost: Free

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


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

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Unleash your child’s inner explorer with week-long programs about nature, science and athletics at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum in Short Hills. Program content includes weird science...

Cost: $350 per child per week

Where:
, NJ

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

Cost: Free

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


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

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During this one-hour program at Terhune Orchards in Princeton, kids preschool age to 8 years old can combine hands-on learning and arts and crafts with reading about pollinators and their impact on...

Cost: Free

Where:
, NJ

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Put your baby in a backpack and explore one of many wonderful Morris County area trails.

Cost: $2/adult

Where:
Throughout Morris County
, NJ


Telephone: 973-635-6629
Website »

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Try a free class! Wompy’s is a weekly, interactive musical program for children 6 months to 4 years old, accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Classes blend instrument use, art, theatrical play,...

Cost: Free trial Class

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


Sponsor: Wompy's
Website »

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

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

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

More information

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

Cost: Free with admission

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

More information

The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
Website »

More information

See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

More information

Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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


Website »

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

Cost: Free with admission

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

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Not simply a photographer in the studio, Lokuta worked closely with the sculptor, helping to cast models and serving as a model himself. He paused often to take photographs of Segal, the works in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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Move to the music and experience the highlights of the big Motown sound with music group Shadows of the 60's. The show will be followed by fireworks.

Where:
, NJ

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This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form. Related Program Indian Art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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

More information

Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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

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

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


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

More information

Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

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


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

More information

This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form.

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/seniors, students, and children, and FREE for

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


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

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Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation May 2—July 12, 2015 From the builders of some of America’s earliest railroads and farms to Civil Rights pioneers to digital technology...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Cost: $10-$12/ person

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
27 Clove Road
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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State Fair Meadowlands is back this year with electrifying FREE entertainment, rides, and acres and acres of delicious food to delight fairgoers of all ages. Families should be sure to check out...

Cost: Varies

Where:
State Fair Meadowlands Fairgrounds
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
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Telephone: 973-450-1073
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Tweens and teens grades 6-12 can develop the tools needed to make a stage fight look realistic whether playing the hero or the villain. Learn how to achieve realistic (but fake) pushes, hair pulls,...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Somerville Library branch
35 West End Avenue
Somerville, NJ  08876
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: SCLSNJ Marketing Team
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State Fair Meadowlands is back this year with electrifying FREE entertainment, rides, and acres and acres of delicious food to delight fairgoers of all ages. This year’s acts include an the...

Cost: $8-$35

Where:
State Fair Meadowlands Fairgrounds
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
View map »


Telephone: 973-450-1073
Website »

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The Montclair Shakespeare Series Presents a Free, Outdoor Concert Reading of Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream at Van Vleck! This free summer event promises to be a magical evening for the...

Cost: Pay what you can/Free

Where:
Van Vleck House & Gardens
21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: Montclair Shakespeare Series
Telephone: 201.669.2649
Contact Name: Melissa Toomey
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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

Find amusement rides, children's games, 4-H animals, magic shows, entertainment, agricultural displays, and more old-fashioned fun at this county fair.

Where:
Robert J. Miller Air Park
Route 530
Berkeley, NJ
View map »


Telephone: 732-914-9466
Website »

More information

Unleash your child’s inner explorer with week-long programs about nature, science and athletics at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum in Short Hills. Program content includes weird science...

Cost: $350 per child per week

Where:
, NJ

More information

Show More...
Show Less...

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

More information

Enjoy the beautiful photos taken by Mary Jasch, well-known area photographer, author, and editor. Her images of gardens capture the essence of artful design with a robust plant palette and depict...

Cost: FREE

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

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for this month’s nature Photo Scavenger Hunt. Take a photo of every item and get a prize. The theme for July is ‘Seeing Red.’...

Cost: $10 per family.

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

More information

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

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

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


Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free with admission

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

More information

See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

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


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

More information

Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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


Website »

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

Cost: zoo admission

Where:
, NJ

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

Cost: Free trial Class

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


Sponsor: Wompy's
Website »

More information

This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form. Related Program Indian Art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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


Website »

More information

This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form.

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/seniors, students, and children, and FREE for

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


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


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

More information

The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

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


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
Website »

More information

Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

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


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

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Come to the zoo Wednesdays at dusk for Family Fun Night and stay for the "Zoo-vies" (that's movies at the zoo). See Into the Woods July 1; bring your own lawn chair. Free...

Cost: Free

Where:
Turtle Back Zoo
560 Northfield Ave
West Orange, NJ
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Sponsor: Essex County
Telephone: 973.239.2485
Contact Name: Terri Guess
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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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

More information

Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation May 2—July 12, 2015 From the builders of some of America’s earliest railroads and farms to Civil Rights pioneers to digital technology...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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

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How fun does a July 4th carnival sound? This one has all kinds of yummy fair food, rides, games--and fireworks, of course, at dusk. The event runs weekdays and on Sunday from 6–10 pm but goes...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ  07605
View map »


Telephone: 201-592-5784
Website »

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Unleash your child’s inner explorer with week-long programs about nature, science and athletics at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum in Short Hills. Program content includes weird science...

Cost: $350 per child per week

Where:
, NJ

More information

Special Day Time Start at 11:05AM.

Cost: $10-$12/ person

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
27 Clove Road
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Telephone: 973-746-7434
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Cheer on the Jackals as they go up against the Garden State Grays early in the day as part of our Camp and Business Day. Join your friends and colleagues at Yogi Berra Stadium to have fun in the...

Cost: $10-$12

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
8 Yogi Berra Dr
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Not simply a photographer in the studio, Lokuta worked closely with the sculptor, helping to cast models and serving as a model himself. He paused often to take photographs of Segal, the works in...

Cost: Free

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Free with admission

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


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

More information

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

Cost: Free First Time Guests!

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


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

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Magician Bob Lloyd will visit Somerset County Library System of New Jersey to kick off the Summer Reading Club with a fast-paced blend of magic, juggling and mime that promises to captivate...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Bound Brook Memorial Library branch
402 East High Street
Bound Brook, NJ  08805
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Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: SCLSNJ Marketing Team
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Join the Garden State Discovery Museum every Wednesday night in July and August for Groovin' & Grubbin'! We will have gourmet food trucks from 5pm-8pm and a free outdoor concert at 7pm. Admission...

Cost: $5.00 after 5:00pm

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

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State Fair Meadowlands is back this year with electrifying FREE entertainment, rides, and acres and acres of delicious food to delight fairgoers of all ages. This year’s acts include an the...

Cost: $8-$35

Where:
State Fair Meadowlands Fairgrounds
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
View map »


Telephone: 973-450-1073
Website »

More information

State Fair Meadowlands is back this year with electrifying FREE entertainment, rides, and acres and acres of delicious food to delight fairgoers of all ages. Families should be sure to check out...

Cost: Varies

Where:
State Fair Meadowlands Fairgrounds
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
View map »


Telephone: 973-450-1073
Website »

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New Jersey's Rock & Roll History is impressive, entertaining and important. From Cozy Cole, the Shirelles, Connie Francis, and the Four Seasons to Joey Dee and the Starliters, Bruce Springsteen,...

Cost: Free

Where:
SCLSNJ's Bound Brook Memorial Library branch
402 E. High Street
Bound Brook, NJ  08805
View map »


Sponsor: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
Telephone: 908-722-9722
Contact Name: Marketing Team
Website »

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Find amusement rides, children's games, 4-H animals, magic shows, entertainment, agricultural displays, and more old-fashioned fun at this county fair.

Where:
Robert J. Miller Air Park
Route 530
Berkeley, NJ
View map »


Telephone: 732-914-9466
Website »

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Essex County Summer Music 2015 "Simply Diamond" A Tribute to Neil Diamond July 1 Raindate July 2

Cost: Free

Where:
Brookdale Park
Bloomfield/Montclair, NJ


Sponsor: Essex County
Telephone: 973.239.2485
Contact Name: Terri Guess
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Enjoy "nature's fireworks" with Jeff Hoagland on the Watershed Reserve and learn how to communicate with the fireflies! Discover the secret lives of the lighting bug, from glowworm to adult, and...

Cost: $8M/$12NM

Where:
Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Center
31 Titus Mill Rd.
Pennington, NJ  08534
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Sponsor: Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Assoc.
Telephone: 609 737-7592
Contact Name: Maryann Polefka
Website »

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Your event description goes here, and can include Stylized Text, Bullets, Numbered Lists, Links, a Photo, and More. You can even run a spell check before submitting your...

Cost: Your event cost

Where:
Your Event Location
Your Event Address
Your Event City, NJ
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Sponsor: xxxxx
Telephone: xxx-xxx-xxxx
Contact Name: xxxxxxxx
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Presented by the Essex County Environmental Center. Arthropods may be teeny-tiny in size, but they are not teeny-tiny in super-powers. In fact, the strongest animal alive is an arthropod. Learn...

Cost: Free

Where:
Vailsburg Branch Library
75 Alexander Street
Newark, NJ
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7755
Contact Name: Vailsburg Branch
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Capture your child's prime time to learn a new language and come take a free trial class in French, Spanish, or Chinese. Languages for Tots 6M-3Y Languages for Children 3-9Y. 596...

Cost: Free

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


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

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This event, which runs on July 1 and July 3 behind the Califon Municipal Building, features a carousel, a Ferris wheel, games, food and fireworks.

Cost: Free

Where:
, NJ

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

Cost: Free

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


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

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This event in Skillman, starting at 6 p.m., features games and vendors, including grilled foods and drinks, with fireworks at dusk. The rain date is July 6.

Cost: Free

Where:
, NJ

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

Cost: Free

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


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

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Learn what kind of birds make Liberty State Park their home in the summer as we explore the habitats where we can find our feathered friends! Please call or email for more information or to...

Cost: $5 per child with caregiver

Where:
Liberty State Park Nature Interpretive Center
Freedom Way
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Liberty State Park
Telephone: 201-915-3400 x109
Contact Name: Nature Center Staff
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Wagner Farm Arboretum’s 2015 Farmers’ Market is moving! You can find us in the center of Warren at 46 Mountain Blvd. in front of the Warren Municipal Complex on Thursdays 3 – 7...

Cost: Free

Where:
Warren Municipal Complex
46 Mountain Blvd
Warren, NJ  07059
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Sponsor: Wagner Farm Arboretum
Telephone: (908)350-7383
Contact Name: Mary DeLello
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Come for festivities, music and fun at Alvin P. Williams Memorial Park, also known as Sewaren Marina Park. Following a live concert by The Time Machine at 6 p.m., the "Bringing the Night to...

Cost: Free

Where:
, NJ

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

Cost: zoo admission

Where:
, NJ

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Perth Amboy, along with South Amboy and Staten Island, is holding a festival at 57 Water Street in Perth Amboy. Fireworks are at 9:20 p.m.; July 3 is the festival's rain date.

Where:
, NJ

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The Arts Council of Princeton, in partnership with the Princeton Shopping Center and Edens, presents Stone Soup Circus & The Blawenburg Band on Thursday, July 2nd at 6pm at the Princeton...

Cost: FREE!

Where:
Princeton Shopping Center
301 N. Harrison St
Princeton, NJ  08542
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The celebrations at Buccleuch Park feature live music by the E-Street Shuffle Band and a live re-enactment of the Declaration of Independence, along with fireworks at 9:20 p.m.

Where:
, NJ

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

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Get in the Zone as you challenge yourself in our new, high-tech training camp. A giant state-of-the-art sports action simulator lets you pass a football, swing at a baseball, peg zombies with a...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

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Enjoy the beautiful photos taken by Mary Jasch, well-known area photographer, author, and editor. Her images of gardens capture the essence of artful design with a robust plant palette and depict...

Cost: FREE

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

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

Cost: Free trial Class

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


Sponsor: Wompy's
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FREE BREAKFAST CLUB: Family Partners of Morris-Sussex Counties is hosting a youth lead group called The Breakfast Club. The Breakfast Club meets on Tuesdays and Thursday starting on July 2nd and...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Family Partners Morris-Sussex Counties
Community Room
67 Spring Street
Newton, NJ  07860
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Sponsor: Family Partners Morris-Sussex Counties
Telephone: 973-940-3194
Contact Name: Cheire Lozaw
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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


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

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

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

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form.

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/seniors, students, and children, and FREE for

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form. Related Program Indian Art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
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Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation May 2—July 12, 2015 From the builders of some of America’s earliest railroads and farms to Civil Rights pioneers to digital technology...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
8
On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
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Not simply a photographer in the studio, Lokuta worked closely with the sculptor, helping to cast models and serving as a model himself. He paused often to take photographs of Segal, the works in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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Bring your child to Liberty Hall for a day filled with summer fun while learning about history! Each week, different activities will take place, so don’t miss out on all the fun! The day includes...

Cost: $20 for one child and one adult

Where:
Liberty Hall Museum
1003 Morris Ave
Union, NJ  07083
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State Fair Meadowlands is back this year with electrifying FREE entertainment, rides, and acres and acres of delicious food to delight fairgoers of all ages. Families should be sure to check out...

Cost: Varies

Where:
State Fair Meadowlands Fairgrounds
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
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Telephone: 973-450-1073
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State Fair Meadowlands is back this year with electrifying FREE entertainment, rides, and acres and acres of delicious food to delight fairgoers of all ages. This year’s acts include an the...

Cost: $8-$35

Where:
State Fair Meadowlands Fairgrounds
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
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Telephone: 973-450-1073
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Every Thursday night college students enjoy discounted pricing with a valid student ID! $9.00 day passes, $3.00 shoe rental, $3.00 harness rental (or $5.00 combo rental), and $5.00 belay lessons...

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

Where:
Elite Climbing
67 Old Kings Highway
Maple Shade, NJ  08052
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Telephone: 856-273-1370
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The Sussex County Miners, New Jersey’s newest independent professional baseball team, has announced their official promotional schedule for the team’s inaugural season, running now through...

Cost: $10

Where:
Skylands Stadium
94 Championship Place
Augusta, NJ  07822
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Share your thoughts on the month’s great read, hear others’ opinions and open your mind. Offer suggestions for further reading. Call 201-833-3336 to register.

Cost: Free

Where:
Holy Name Medical Center
718 Teaneck Road
Teaneck, NJ  07666
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Sponsor: Holy Name Medical Center
Telephone: 201-833-3336
Contact Name: Nina-Marie Alvarez
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Art & Soul Galleries offers a BYOB painting class every Thursday and Friday evening from 7-9PM. All materials are included. Just bring your friends and your favorite drink and enjoy a relaxing...

Cost: $22

Where:
Art & Soul Galleries
128 Chestnut Street
Roselle Park, NJ  07204
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Sponsor: Art & Soul Galleries
Telephone: 908-245-5900
Contact Name: Megan Connelly
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$1.00 Beers All Night

Cost: $10-$12/ person

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
27 Clove Road
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Kick off the weekend early with the Jackals as they square off against the Garden State Grays! All first responders can purchase tickets for only $5, but everyone can enjoy $1 sodas and beer...

Cost: $10-$12

Where:
Yogi Berra Stadium
8 Yogi Berra Dr
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Every Thursday night in July the city of Rahway will be showing movies at dusk in front of City Hall on a blow up movie screen set up on the Plaza. Themed activities will also take place based off...

Cost: free

Where:
City Hall Plaza
1 City Hall Plaza
Rahway, NJ  07065
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Sponsor: City of Rahway
Telephone: 732-669-3600
Contact Name: Anthony Deige
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How fun does a July 4th carnival sound? This one has all kinds of yummy fair food, rides, games--and fireworks, of course, at dusk. The event runs weekdays and on Sunday from 6–10 pm but goes...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ  07605
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Telephone: 201-592-5784
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Unleash your child’s inner explorer with week-long programs about nature, science and athletics at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum in Short Hills. Program content includes weird science...

Cost: $350 per child per week

Where:
, NJ

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With tons of food vendors, a kid's zone, live music and an art show, there are plenty of ways to be entertained before the fireworks show starts at 9:15 p.m. at the Franklin Township municipal...

Where:
, NJ

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Find amusement rides, children's games, 4-H animals, magic shows, entertainment, agricultural displays, and more old-fashioned fun at this county fair.

Where:
Robert J. Miller Air Park
Route 530
Berkeley, NJ
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Telephone: 732-914-9466
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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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This event, which runs on July 1 and July 3 behind the Califon Municipal Building, features a carousel, a Ferris wheel, games, food and fireworks.

Cost: Free

Where:
, NJ

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See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

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


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

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Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

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

Cost: Free with admission

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

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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

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

More information

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

Cost: Free with admission

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


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

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

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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This celebration, from Gales Drive to Springfield Avenue, includes fun-filled activities like chalk art on the street and performers like DJ John Souren of Club Souren, juggler Will Shaw....

Where:
, NJ

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Not simply a photographer in the studio, Lokuta worked closely with the sculptor, helping to cast models and serving as a model himself. He paused often to take photographs of Segal, the works in...

Cost: Free

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


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

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State Fair Meadowlands is back this year with electrifying FREE entertainment, rides, and acres and acres of delicious food to delight fairgoers of all ages. This year’s acts include an the...

Cost: $8-$35

Where:
State Fair Meadowlands Fairgrounds
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
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Telephone: 973-450-1073
Website »

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Friday Nights are Family Nights We’re Keeping the Park Open an Extra 2 Hours! •Friday, July 3rd 3 – 9 PM •Friday, July 10th 3 – 9 PM TGIF – Take a night out and Dig into the evening...

Cost: 24.95

Where:
Diggerland USA
100 Pinedge Drive
West Berlin, NJ  08091
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Sponsor: Diggerland USA
Telephone: 856-768-1110
Contact Name: Public Relations
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Over 125 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Featuring: Sports cards, Non-Sports cards, Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic, Pokemon, sets, supplies, unopened packs and boxes, toys, Legos, Funko Pops,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Sponsor: RK Sports Promotions
Telephone: 732-422-9365
Contact Name: Rob Gomberg
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Kids Climbing Club (6-14 years old) is a great way to introduce children to new experiences and have a ton of fun with the help of our experienced, friendly staff. Rock climbing is a total mind...

Cost: $15.00 per child, preregistration requested

Where:
Elite Climbing
67 Old Kings Highway
Maple Shade, NJ  08052
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Telephone: 856-273-1370
Website »

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State Fair Meadowlands is back this year with electrifying FREE entertainment, rides, and acres and acres of delicious food to delight fairgoers of all ages. Families should be sure to check out...

Cost: Varies

Where:
State Fair Meadowlands Fairgrounds
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
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Telephone: 973-450-1073
Website »

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June 12 – SWIFT TECHNIQUE
Funky Philly Jammin’ Brass Band with a New Orleans Flair
http://www.swifttechnique.com 

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

Cost: 0

Where:
William Marrow Beach
Somerspoint, NJ

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

Cost: $22

Where:
Art & Soul Galleries
128 Chestnut Street
Roselle Park, NJ  07204
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Sponsor: Art & Soul Galleries
Telephone: 908-245-5900
Contact Name: Megan Connelly
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Enjoy a well-deserved break from the rigors of 24/7 parenthood with our Kid's Night Out program. While you recharge with some precious "me" time, we'll keep your kids active and entertained with a...

Cost: memeber$20, nonmember $25

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

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Come to Raritan Intermediate School in the Historic Flemington district to celebrate Independence day. Festivities start at 7:30 p.m. and end at 10 p.m. Rain date is July 5.

Cost: Free

Where:
, NJ

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One of the many activities sponsored by The Folk Project. Held virtually every Friday evening, except around Christmas and when we're at Weekend Getaway. Second Friday is usually Open Stage....

Cost: Adults $9; 12 and under free

Where:
Morristown Unitarian Fellowship
21 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-335-9489
Contact Name: Mike Agranoff, Minstrel Chairman
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State Fair Meadowlands offers the best fireworks west of the Hudson on July 3rd and 4th – two nights of spectacular lights, sounds and color to mark the nation’s birthday. This year’s...

Cost: FREE with admission to fair

Where:
State Fair Meadowlands Fairgrounds
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
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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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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


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

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How fun does a July 4th carnival sound? This one has all kinds of yummy fair food, rides, games--and fireworks, of course, at dusk. The event runs weekdays and on Sunday from 6–10 pm but goes...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ  07605
View map »


Telephone: 201-592-5784
Website »

More information

Find amusement rides, children's games, 4-H animals, magic shows, entertainment, agricultural displays, and more old-fashioned fun at this county fair.

Where:
Robert J. Miller Air Park
Route 530
Berkeley, NJ
View map »


Telephone: 732-914-9466
Website »

More information

This event, which runs on July 1 and July 3 behind the Califon Municipal Building, features a carousel, a Ferris wheel, games, food and fireworks.

Cost: Free

Where:
, NJ

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Wildwood's 4th of July weekend features a boardwalk run, a parade, concerts, craft shows, the Patriotic Pooch Parade, beach yoga and a fireworks extravaganza. Times vary.

Where:
Wildwood Beach and Boardwalk
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Website »

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Unleash your child’s inner explorer with week-long programs about nature, science and athletics at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum in Short Hills. Program content includes weird science...

Cost: $350 per child per week

Where:
, NJ

More information

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

Cost: $99.99 per person

Where:
Pocono Whitewater
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA  18229
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Telephone: 1-800-944-8392
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Enjoy the beautiful photos taken by Mary Jasch, well-known area photographer, author, and editor. Her images of gardens capture the essence of artful design with a robust plant palette and depict...

Cost: FREE

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


Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
Website »

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

Cost: Free with admission.

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

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

Cost: $10 per family.

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


Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

More information

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

Cost: Free trial Class

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


Sponsor: Wompy's
Website »

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Legendary artist Peter Max returns to Stone Harbor over the fourth of July weekend, bringing with him a never-before-seen collection of his greatest and most-revered imagery spanning four decades....

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
Website »

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

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

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


Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
Website »

More information

This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form. Related Program Indian Art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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


Website »

More information

Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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


Website »

More information

The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

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


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
Website »

More information

Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation May 2—July 12, 2015 From the builders of some of America’s earliest railroads and farms to Civil Rights pioneers to digital technology...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

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


Website »

More information

This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form.

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/seniors, students, and children, and FREE for

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


Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
Website »

More information

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

Cost: Free

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


Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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This concert series features a dynamic lineup this summer at Brookdale Park in Bloomfield. Experience the sounds of a Michael Jackson tribute band, Darlene Love, The Cameos & The Infernos, and...

Cost: Free

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, NJ

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Put on your red, white and blue and come out to one of the largest July 4th parades in New Jersey. Parade starts 9am at Smitty's Shopping Center and marches down Smithville Blvd., ending...

Cost: Free

Where:
Historic Smithville & Village Greene
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ  08205
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Telephone: 609-748-8999
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Say “Happy Birthday, USA!” at this all-day event featuring a family picnic, a parade, live music, food, plus so much for the kids to do, including a water slide, bungee runs, a petting...

Where:
Florham Park
Florham Park, NJ  07932


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

Cost: Free

Where:
Language Workshop for Children
Various Locations
, NJ
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Sponsor: Language Workshop for Children
Telephone: 800-731-0830
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Plan for an entire day of 4th of July festivities at Soldier's Memorial Field in Summit, including a flag-raising ceremony in the morning, a parade, concerts for kids and grown-ups,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Soldier's Memorial Field
Summit, NJ


Telephone: 908-273-6400
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Kids will want to play all day in three exhibit areas. In Blue Block Park, create castles, rockets, and whole cities with gigantic blue foam shapes. In the Slot Yard, use interlocking wooden blocks...

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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This celebration features live musical entertainment, children's activities, historical reenactments in honor of the holiday, followed by a fireworks display at dusk.

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, NJ

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

Cost: Free with admission.

Where:
, NJ

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The festivities go on all day long, with a big town-wide parade, followed by a concert and fireworks at Cedarbrook Park at dusk.

Where:
, NJ

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Celebrate the holiday with fireworks at Thompson Park.

Cost: Free

Where:
, NJ

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

Cost: $10 per family.

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Head to the Camden Children's Garden for the annual Waterfront Freedom Festival and Fireworks Spectacular, which will have lots of kids' and family-friendly activities, festive food and the...

Where:
Camden Children's Garden
3 Riverside Drive
Camden, NJ
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Telephone: 856-365-8733
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It's a boardwalk, beachy Fourth of July festival on the Promenade in Long Branch, with tons of live entertainment and other fun stuff, from clowns and carnival acts to crafters, fireworks...

Cost: Free

Where:
Long Branch Beach
Long Branch, NJ  07740


Telephone: 732-222-0400
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Celebrate the 4th of July all day long with a Soapbox Derby from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., a concert at 7:30 (John Christian & Soiree) and a fireworks spectacular at Biertuempfel Park at 9 p.m.

Cost: Free

Where:
, NJ

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This annual July 4th festival at the Roosevelt Common boasts fun games, entertainment and food. Fireworks this year are on July 2.

Where:
Roosevelt Common
Tenafly, NJ


Telephone: 201-568-6100
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Celebrate the 4th on the farm--historic Longstreet Farm in Holmdel, to be exact--as they would have in the 19th century with festive games, contests, picnic food and other fun, patriotic...

Cost: Free

Where:
Historic Longstreet Farm
44 Longstreet Road
Holmdel, NJ
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Telephone: 732-946-3758
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Ring in July 4th in Newton with family-friendly activities and games, patriotic music, and classic American food like hot dogs, hamburgers and apple pie a la mode. Active duey, reserve and retired...

Where:
Newton Pool
111 Moran St.
Newton, NJ
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Telephone: 973-383-2810
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Hello smile emoticon We have a new kids summer program. Summer Dance Program for kids. Every Saturday starting June 6, dance & theater instructor, Muge Akkaya will teach kids ages 6-12 at Image...

Cost: $15

Where:
Image Planet Health Club
1235 F West Chestnut St
Union, NJ  07083
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Sponsor: Image Planet
Telephone: 908-688-6675
Contact Name: Front Desk
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Enjoy the beautiful photos taken by Mary Jasch, well-known area photographer, author, and editor. Her images of gardens capture the essence of artful design with a robust plant palette and depict...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Frelinghuysen Arboretum
353 East Hanover Avenue
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Telephone: 973.326.7603
Contact Name: Frelinghuysen Arboretum
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Travel back in time to 1776 and write your name on your own Declaration of Independence using quill pens and inkwells. Plus, have fun with all the other historical attractions for you and the kids.

Where:
Historic Walnford
62 Walnford Road
Upper Freehold, NJ
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Telephone: 609-259-6275
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The fireworks are the feature event of this celebration at Meisel Avenue Park, but the concert beforehand at 7:30 is sure to be a treat. There are also a petting zoo, trackless train,...

Where:
, NJ

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

Cost: Free trial Class

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


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

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

Where:
The Monmouth Museum
765 Newman Springs Rd
Lincroft, NJ  07738
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Contact Name: Kathy Kamatani
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This big July 4th extravaganza starts with a flag-raising ceremony, followed by an Independence Day parade featuring bands, antique cars and local rescue squads. There are fireworks and live...

Where:
Various Locations
Ridgewood, NJ


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The event will be held on Main St. & Stevens Ave from 10AM - 5PM. The street will be transformed into a giant town block party. There will be merchandise vendors, crafters, kiddie rides, great...

Cost: Free

Where:
Annual Little Falls July Street Fair
87 Main St
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Annual Little Falls July Street Fair
Telephone: 201-998-1144
Contact Name: JC Promotions
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Milltown has a whole host of events to celebrate Independence Day. The day starts off with the Fishing Derby at 6 a.m.; then, there is a 5K race at 8:10 a.m., the parade starting at 10 a.m. on...

Cost: Tickets are $7; parking costs additional money

Where:
, NJ

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Legendary artist Peter Max returns to Stone Harbor over the fourth of July weekend, bringing with him a never-before-seen collection of his greatest and most-revered imagery spanning four decades....

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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This celebration takes place at the Rider University campus. The concert starts at 7:30 p.m.; the fireworks display goes off from 9:40 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Where:
, NJ

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Follow the 4th of July parade as it marches from Bloomfield Ave. to Edgemont Park and enjoy festive performances and other live entertainment.

Where:
Edgemont Park
Bloomfield Ave.
Montclair, NJ
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Telephone: 973-509-4908
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Wildwood's 4th of July weekend features a boardwalk run, a parade, concerts, craft shows, the Patriotic Pooch Parade, beach yoga and a fireworks extravaganza. Times vary.

Where:
Wildwood Beach and Boardwalk
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Find amusement rides, children's games, 4-H animals, magic shows, entertainment, agricultural displays, and more old-fashioned fun at this county fair.

Where:
Robert J. Miller Air Park
Route 530
Berkeley, NJ
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Telephone: 732-914-9466
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The Statue of Liberty 5K takes place on Liberty Island, home of the Statue of Liberty. Check-in for this run/walk event will take place at Liberty State Park, and a private ferry will transport...

Cost: $100

Where:
Liberty Island
Via Liberty State Park Ferry
200 Morris Pesin Drive
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Special Olympics New Jersey
Telephone: (609) 896-8000
Contact Name: Law Enforcement Torch Run
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First timers: Come try a free class! Call to reserve your spot or sign up online. 973-537-0990. Gymnastics, Dance, Camps, Birthday Parties, Sports Skills, Wonderkids, Handspring clinics! Ages 4...

Cost: Free trial class

Where:
470 Route 10
Ledgewood, NJ  07852


Sponsor: The Little Gym of Roxbury
Telephone: 973-537-0990
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What’s next in the human quest to explore space? The sumemr exhbit, Beyond Planet Earth: The Future of Space Exploration, will show you! This immersive exhibition includes holograms, simulations,...

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Liberty Science Center
222 Jersey City Blvd
Liberty State Park
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation May 2—July 12, 2015 From the builders of some of America’s earliest railroads and farms to Civil Rights pioneers to digital technology...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form.

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/seniors, students, and children, and FREE for

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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See our amazing planet from the perspective of orbiting satellites. This exhibit presents large color reproductions of images captured by high-tech satellites circling the earth, recording rare...

Cost: Admission is $10/adults, $7/children, seniors, and students, and free for childr

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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Illusions are surprising and intriguing. They distort our senses and mystify our logical thinking. This mind bending exhibition explores how the human mind can be fooled through optical illusions,...

Cost: Museum admission is $10/adults, $7/children & seniors, and FREE for members

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Rd
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Morris Museum
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The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1974 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then,...

Cost: free with Museum admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Sponsor: Morris Museum
Telephone: 973-971-3700
Contact Name: Lee Klocksin
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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: FREE with Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Unleash your child’s inner explorer with week-long programs about nature, science and athletics at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum in Short Hills. Program content includes weird science...

Cost: $350 per child per week

Where:
, NJ

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Brilliant saris, shawls, and accessories in a profusion of colors and patterns will be the highlights of this exhibition. They include rich gold and silver brocades, intricately hand woven and...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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This installation of 20th-century paintings by Indian artists explores the concept of abstraction as a vehicle for moving beyond culture through style, color, and form. Related Program Indian Art...

Cost: Free With Museum Admission

Where:
Morris Museum
6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, NJ  07960
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Not simply a photographer in the studio, Lokuta worked closely with the sculptor, helping to cast models and serving as a model himself. He paused often to take photographs of Segal, the works in...

Cost: Free

Where:
Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University
71 Hamilton Street
New Brunswick, NJ  08901
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Sponsor: Zimmerli Art Museum
Telephone: 848-932-7237
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Exhibit showcasing the history and some of the most iconic masks in baseball and hockey history.

Cost: Free with admission

Where:
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
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On campus of Montclair State
Little Falls, NJ  07424
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Sponsor: Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
Telephone: (973) 655-2378
Contact Name: Dave Kaplan
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Come Celebrate the Opening of the All New Waterpark! Featuring: -4 Water Slides featuring 2 Power Packed Speed Slides, a Constrictor Tube Slide & Amazing Inner Tube Slide -5 Story Tower -580 Foot...

Cost: $33.00

Where:
182 Rt. 10 West
East Hanover, NJ  07936

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Come celebrate the Fourth of July in Jersey City at Liberty State Park at the JERSEY CITY FREEDOM & FIREWORKS FESTIVAL. Not only is this the most patriotic setting to celebrate Independence Day...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Liberty State Park
200 Morris Pesin Dr
Jersey City, NJ  07305
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Sponsor: Jersey City

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How fun does a July 4th carnival sound? This one has all kinds of yummy fair food, rides, games--and fireworks, of course, at dusk. The event runs weekdays and on Sunday from 6–10 pm but goes...

Cost: Free

Where:
Fort Lee Road
Leonia, NJ  07605
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Telephone: 201-592-5784
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State Fair Meadowlands is back this year with electrifying FREE entertainment, rides, and acres and acres of delicious food to delight fairgoers of all ages. This year’s acts include an the...

Cost: $8-$35

Where:
State Fair Meadowlands Fairgrounds
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
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Telephone: 973-450-1073
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Over 125 tables of the hottest collectibles on the planet! Featuring: Sports cards, Non-Sports cards, Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic, Pokemon, sets, supplies, unopened packs and boxes, toys, Legos, Funko Pops,...

Cost: Free

Where:
Wildwoods Convention Center
4501 Boardwalk
Wildwood, NJ  08260
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Sponsor: RK Sports Promotions
Telephone: 732-422-9365
Contact Name: Rob Gomberg
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Join the Lakewood BlueClaws in celebrating 4th of July weekend with America's national past time and the most spectacular fireworks show on the Shore after the games on July 4th and 5th! Perfect...

Cost: $8-$13

Where:
FirstEnergy Park
2 Stadium Way
Lakewood, NJ  08701
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Telephone: 732-901-7000
Contact Name: Greg Heroy
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State Fair Meadowlands is back this year with electrifying FREE entertainment, rides, and acres and acres of delicious food to delight fairgoers of all ages. Families should be sure to check out...

Cost: Varies

Where:
State Fair Meadowlands Fairgrounds
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
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Telephone: 973-450-1073
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One of many activities sponsored by The Folk Project. Held the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Dance to caller and live band! Beginners' workshop at 7:30 pm. No partner necessary. This event...

Cost: Adults $10; students $5

Where:
First Presbyterian Church
Parish House
14 Hanover Road
East Hanover, NJ  07936
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Sponsor: The Folk Project
Telephone: 973-295-6864
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Drum, slap, tap, dance, shake it up. Experience the healing vibrations created by group drumming. Drumming as a group can create states of euphoria, promote play, release anger, and promote...

Cost: 15

Where:
Princeton Center for Yoga & Health
88 Orchard Road
Suite 6
Skillman, NJ  08558
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Sponsor: Princeton Center for Yoga & Health
Telephone: 609-924-7294
Contact Name: Deborah Metzger
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Enjoy the 4th of July fireworks display from the viewing station at Rahway River Park starting at 9:00pm on the 4th of July!

Cost: free

Where:
Rahway River Park
Parkway Road
Rahway, NJ  07065
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Sponsor: City of Rahway
Telephone: 732-669-3602
Contact Name: Anthony
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On the 150th anniversary of the publication of Lewis Carroll's Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, The Newark Public Library presents a selection of illustrated children's books from our Special...

Cost: Free

Where:
Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ  07102
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Sponsor: Newark Public Library
Telephone: 973-733-7779
Contact Name: Special Collections
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Celebrating in Donaldson Park for the Fourth of July is sure to be a treat. Rock out to the finale of the Bitter Jester Battle of the Bands at 5 p.m., then stick around for the fireworks at 9:20...

Where:
, NJ

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State Fair Meadowlands offers the best fireworks west of the Hudson on July 3rd and 4th – two nights of spectacular lights, sounds and color to mark the nation’s birthday. This year’s...

Cost: FREE with admission to fair

Where:
State Fair Meadowlands Fairgrounds
102 NJ State Highway 120
East Rutherford, NJ  07073
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