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Cherish The Ladies

May 03, 2019 @ 02:00 PM

One of the most engaging and successful ensembles in the history of Celtic music, Cherish the Ladies has shared timeless Irish traditions with audiences worldwide for over thirty years. This Irish-American super group creates an unforgettable performance that includes a spectacular blend of virtuoso instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements, VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Grown-ups, Indoor Activities, Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies), Tweens & Teens (10+)

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4-H Spring Carnival

May 04, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

The day’s attractions will include games & activities, face painting & tattoos, a petting zoo, cotton candy, prizes, magic and club themed booths for the children to visit! The cost is $12 per child for all the activities. The adults are free. Food will be an extra charge. This event is for VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Festivals (fairs, parties, parades), For Families, Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals)

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SCLSNJ’s Teen Community Volunteer Fair

May 04, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

Meet representatives from local nonprofit organizations to answer questions and provide information on volunteer opportunities for students aged 12-18. Visit sclsnj.org/vol-fair for more information on participating organizations. No registration required. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), Free Events, Tweens & Teens (10+)

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Earth's Changing Climate: What's Past is Prologue

May 04, 2019 @ 2:00 PM

Prof. Anthony Broccoli, co-director of Rutgers Climate Institute, will discuss the nature of changes in climate throughout Earth’s history and their causes. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), For Grown-ups, Free Events

The Little Star That Could

May 04, 2019 @ 03:00 PM

The Little Star That Could Travel with an average yellow star on his quest to get a “name” and a planet to call his own. A “cool” red star, a “hot” blue star, a dying star, double stars and the Milky Way Galaxy teach Little Star some important things about VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies), Tweens & Teens (10+)

Laser Kids

May 04, 2019 @ 4:00 PM

Laser Kids An updated song list entertains kids at heart while lasers dance on the dome overhead. Songs include “Try Everything,” from the movie Zoolander, “YMCA” by the Village People, and “Everything is Awesome” from the Lego Movie,(ages 6-12) Reservations recommended. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies)

The Sky Above

May 04, 2019 @ 5:00 PM

The Sky Above All ages are welcome to this one hour sensory- friendly program. The show will provide a comfortable and judgment-free space that is welcoming to all families. The doors will remain open so that children will be able to come and go. Lights will be left dim and VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Indoor Activities, Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies), Special Needs (for families with children with special needs)

Astronomy Tonight

May 04, 2019 @ 7:00 PM

Astronomy Tonight Using the Planetarium’s DigitalSky digital theater, experience a guided tour of the night sky. Learn about some of the popular constellations visible from sunset to sunrise, as well as the stories behind them. Hear about how and where in the sky to find the brightest planets. Weather permitting, VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Grown-ups, Indoor Activities, Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies), Tweens & Teens (10+)

Yellowjacket

May 04, 2019 @ 7:30 PM

Spend an evening with the two-time GRAMMY-winning Yellowjackets, one of the most influential and durable groups in jazz fusion. Since they recorded their first LP together in 1980, the Yellowjackets have released 22 albums, earned 17 GRAMMY nominations, and become known internationally for their fluid fusion of smooth jazz, post-bop, VIEW EVENT DETAILS

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

Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon

May 04, 2019 @ 8:00 PM

Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon Laser Concert Enjoy songs from Pink Floyd’s hit album while lasers dance on the dome. Songs include “Time,” “Money,” and “Eclipse.” Reservations recommended. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Grown-ups, Indoor Activities, Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies), Tweens & Teens (10+)