Event Calendar


If your events are canceled due to the coronavirus or you’d like to share a message with our readers, please email us at calendar@njfamily.com.

What's Going On Near You

Search a specific date

Narrow your search

Submit your event listing

Wizardry for Muggles: A Harry Potter Themed Camp

Jul 12, 2019 @ 9:00 AM

Discover the wizarding world of Harry Potter in beautiful Warren County, NJ. For an eighth summer Rutherfurd Hall, a spectacular Tudor mansion in Allamuchy, will be transformed into Hogwart’s Castle and become the setting for a Harry Potter themed camp. Participants will be sorted into houses, attend magic classes, play VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), For Families, Indoor Activities, Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Outdoor Activities, Tweens & Teens (10+)

The Fundamentals of Figure-Drawing with Laurie Harden

Jul 12, 2019 @ 09:30 AM

Fridays, July 12 – August 16, 2019 Learn to draw the human figure from life – beginning with quick, gesture sketches, and concluding with completed drawings from long poses. Learn proportions and correct relationship between the parts of the body, using guides like plumb-lines and negative spaces. Build the figure VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), For Grown-ups, Indoor Activities, Tweens & Teens (10+)

A Cache of Kinetic Art: Simply Steampunk

Jul 12, 2019 @ 11:00 AM

Airships and time machines…experience invention and imagination, creativity, and fantasy through Steampunk art! This form of kineticism unleashes a 19th century aesthetic combined with 21st century technology. The second installment of A Cache of Kinetic Art, a four-year exhibition series, Simply Steampunk, features makers who build fantastical creations and exhibit VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), For Families, For Grown-ups, Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Tweens & Teens (10+)

The American Arts & Crafts Chair: “A Message of Honesty and Joy”

Jul 12, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

The exhibition will feature thirteen exemplary examples of side chairs by handicraft-oriented furniture manufacturers--among them Gustav Stickley’s Craftsman Workshops, the L&JG Stickley Company, the Charles P. Limbert Company--as well as smaller, craft-oriented workshops such as Charles Rohlfs, the Roycroft Shops, Byrdcliffe Arts Colony, and Rose Valley Association. The exhibition will VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), For Families, Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours)

Music Fridays

Jul 12, 2019 @ 01:00 PM

Join us for a hands-on exploration of different musical instruments through Touch the Music with Claudia Lemmerz. Children of all ages welcome. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

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

Event Image

Parent Networking Support Group

Jul 12, 2019 @ 6:00 PM

Don’t do it alone! Join us to discuss the joys and challenges of raising a child with special needs. Meet other families in the community experiencing challenges with children and grandchildren who struggle with emotional, behavioral, mental health, and other challenges. Learn about services available to you, participate in personally VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Free Events, Parenting (seminars, workshops, events, mom/dad groups), Special Needs (for families with children with special needs)

Minstrel Acoustic Concert Series

Jul 12, 2019 @ 7:30 PM

One of many activities sponsored by the Folk Project, a nonprofit organization run entirely by volunteers. Friday night concerts generally include an opening act and a main act. Second Friday of the month is usually Open Stage. Adults $10 at regular concerts; children 12 and under, free. Wheelchair accessible; free VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies)

Event Image

Dig it! Plant it! Eat it! Family Saturdays

Jul 13, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

Through hands-on gardening, a tour of the Museum’s historic rooms, and an art-making experience with a New Jersey artist, children and their caregivers can enjoy nature while learning about life in the past. Program made possible through generous funding of The Astle-Alpaugh Family Foundation and KidsGardening and The Scotts Miracle-Gro VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), For Families, Free Events, Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Outdoor Activities, Preschooler (2-5), Special Needs (for families with children with special needs), Tweens & Teens (10+)

Event Image

Rockaway Boro Fire Department Family Festival

Jul 13, 2019 @ 05:00 PM


CATEGORY: Festivals (fairs, parties, parades), For Families, Holiday (seasonal events)