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Skating On The Square

Jan 22, 2021

You’re invited to make lasting memories and start new traditions this holiday season at Palmer Square’s “eco-friendly” outdoor synthetic skating rink! Located on Hulfish Street Behind the Nassau Inn Hotel. OPEN SKATE – Friday, November 20th – February 28th 2021 Thursday – Friday, 4pm – 7pm Saturday – Sunday, 12pm VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Holiday (seasonal events), Kids (5-9), Outdoor Activities, Tweens & Teens (10+)

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Blue Cross RiverRink at Winterfest

Jan 22, 2021

General admission to Winterfest is free; ice skating, games, rides, and are pay-as-you-go (Guests will not be permitted to stroll the park with food and beverages). Winterfest is a dog-friendly site. However, dogs are not permitted in the skate-rental area, cabins, or the Lodge. Our team monitors capacity for the rink and VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Holiday (seasonal events), Kids (5-9), Outdoor Activities, Tweens & Teens (10+)

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Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit

Jan 22, 2021

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood: A Grr-ific Exhibit comes to life at Liberty Science Center, beginning Jan. 16! Follow along with Daniel and his friends in this exhibit based on the award-winning PBS Kids television series and explore the Neighborhood. Through immersive experiences, visitors collaborate to solve problems, use their imaginations to transform VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Baby (under 2), For Families, Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Preschooler (2-5)

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Antique Toy Train Show

Jan 22, 2021

On weekends throughout January, see vintage toy trains and scenes from the beginning of the 20th century. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Preschooler (2-5)

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The Rink at Winter Wonderland

Jan 22, 2021

While the "Wonderland" portion of the event is on hiatus for the 2020-2021 Season, Bergen County is happy to announce "THE RINK" at Winter Wonderland. We will open on Friday, November 27th, 2020 and will remain open until Sunday, February 21st, 2021. The good news is we have upgraded "THE VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Holiday (seasonal events), Kids (5-9), Outdoor Activities, Preschooler (2-5), Tweens & Teens (10+)

Valentine’s with a Therapy Horse

Jan 22, 2021 @ 12:00 AM

Team Velvet, Inc. is offering unique, virtual Valentine's Day greetings from a talking horse. For a nominal donation, one of Team Velvet's three therapy horses — Velvet, Precious, and Little Annie will deliver a customized message to the recipient via video. The donor can have the horse of their choice VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Holiday (seasonal events)

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Big Snow Walk

Jan 22, 2021

Our winter story walk is out! Come enjoy the story, “Winter Snow”, as you and your child walk through the arboretum. The story begins at the playground entrance at the pool parking lot. This StoryWalk® will be up throughout the winter. Enjoy the outdoor reading experience over and over.  The StoryWalk® is VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), For Families, Free Events, Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Outdoor Activities

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Barn Yard Zoo

Jan 22, 2021

Come on down to the farm and visit our Barnyard Petting Zoo! Visit our goats, sheep, alpaca, donkeys, ponies, bunnies, pigs, and more! Check out one of a kind features like our goat walk, duck pond, and 'Bunnyville'. The Barnyard is a fun and educational experience for the whole family to VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Baby (under 2), For Families, Kids (5-9), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Outdoor Activities, Preschooler (2-5)

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Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Jan 22, 2021 @ 09:00 AM

All ages. Bring your camera or phone for this month’s scavenger hunt, 'Who’s Out There?' Take a photo of every item and get a prize. Register here. Date: Friday, January 1—Sunday, January 31 Time: 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Location: The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township, 07962. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Kids (5-9), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Outdoor Activities, Preschooler (2-5)

Milk & Cookies with Joanie Leeds

Jan 22, 2021 @ 10:00 AM

JOIN US FOR OUR MILK & COOKIES SERIES ONLINE! For her original kids music, singer-songwriter Joanie Leeds has won first place in the USA Songwriting Competition, the Independent Music Award, Gold Parents' Choice Award, NAPPA Gold Award, and Family Choice Award. One of the top nationally-touring kindie rock singers, Joanie VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Kids (5-9)