ANIMAL WELFARE ASSOCIATION / Kids Night Out

Kick off the weekend with your favorite pizza in honor of National Pizza Pie Day on Friday. Then head to a Lunar New Year celebration on Saturday, get your spread ready for the Super Bowl on Sunday, make a plan with your besties for Galentine’s Day on Tuesday (also Mardi Gras), and celebrate Valentine’s Day with your loves on Wednesday. Here are some of the best events in NJ this weekend:

WEEKEND

Romeo & Juliet
Little Theatre, Hackettstown
Thursday – Monday
Shakespeare’s timeless tale of star-crossed lovers comes alive on stage.

For the Love of Charlie Brown!
Vanguard Theater, Montclair
Thursday – Sunday
Charlie Brown, Sally, Schroeder, Lucy, Snoopy and the rest of the gang are in high school in 2024. Their whole lives have been leading up to The Valentine’s Day Dance. But before this dance takes shape, they are forced to see themselves and learn some cool lessons about one another and the world around them.

Bacon Fest
Zeppelin Hall, Jersey City
Thursday – Sunday
There will be more than 16 bacon-filled items on the menu.

AMERICAN DREAM

NHL Trophies on Display
American Dream, East Rutherford
Friday – Saturday
In advance of the NHL Stadium Series on February 17 and 18, hockey fans can come to American Dream to see 19 of the NHL’s trophies on display, such as the Presidents Trophy, Hart Memorial Trophy, Calder Memorial Trophy, Vezina Memorial Trophy and Conn Smythe Trophy.

MATTEL / Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party

Hot Wheels Monster Truck Glow Party
CURE Insurance Arena, Trenton
Friday – Sunday
Watch trucks light up the arena as they perform stunts in the dark. Check out Mega Wrex, Tiger Shark, Boneshaker, Bigfoot, plus the all-new Gunkster, in battles and competitions. The car-eating, fire-breathing, transforming Megasaurus robot will make a special appearance. Performances will each feature a dance party, laser light show and Hot Wheels toy giveaways.

Valentine Tea
Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Summit
Friday – Sunday
You can try five teas and just-baked scones from the Wisner House kitchen, jam, and tea sandwiches from BAKE. Desserts will be included along with your choice of a Valentine’s cocktail, a glass of Prosecco, or sparkling lemonade. There will be another special tea held on February 14.

“The Jungle Book”
Axelrod Performing Arts Center, Deal
Friday – Sunday
The newly revised version of the ballet is based on Rudyard Kipling’s beloved stories about a boy adopted and raised by wolves fulfilling his quest for identity, love and belonging.

STATE THEATRE NEW JERSEY / The Cher Show

The Cher Show
State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick
Friday – Sunday
Listen to 35 smash hits that span six decades of Cher’s stardom.

Year of the Green Wood Dragon
NJPAC, Newark
Saturday – Sunday
Welcome the Year of the Dragon with the spectacular Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company, in celebration of the Lunar New Year.

Love: Aquarium Style
Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Point Pleasant
Saturday – Sunday
On Saturday, bring in the Year of the Dragon by checking out the bearded dragon, Phoenix, during keeper chats. Sensory Saturday starts at 8:30 am for any animal lovers who have sensory processing or cognitive challenges and want to explore the aquarium before it opens to the public. To create a sensory-friendly environment there will be a decreased noise level, limited visual stimulation, and fewer crowds. General admission applies. Both days, stop in to make a special Valentine for your favorite animal.

Galentine’s Day Brunch Buffet & Bouquet Making
Lexylicious Ice Cream Cafe, Columbus
Saturday – Sunday
Aside from food – and ice cream – there will be a BYOB mimosa bar, bouquet making, a 50/50 raffle and basket auction, and Valentine’s photo ops.

Wine & Chocolate Weekend
Natali Vineyards, Cape May Courthouse
Saturday – Sunday
You and your Valentine can spend the day tasting a variety of wine and chocolate. Flights will be paired with Wilbur Chocolate from Lititz, PA, and Ridgeview Sandtarts from Lancaster County.

My Fuzzy Valentine Dine
Sesame Place Philadelphia, Langhorne, PA
Saturday – Sunday
Have brunch with Elmo & Friends and you’ll meet some of your favorite Sesame Street characters. This will be a Valentine’s Day-themed lunch.

iPLAY AMERICA

FRIDAY

Boy Scouts Ride Night
iPlay America, Freehold Twp.
This special offer includes 50% off an Unlimited iRide Band, which includes Carousel, Dizzy Dragons, Crazy Cabs, Happy Swing, Kite Flyer, Skyscraper, Reverse Time, Go-Karts (Single Rider), Freedom Rider, High Flyer and Mini Ferris Wheel.

Community Dance Party: Valentine’s Edition
Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton
Hit the dance floor during this family-friendly celebration of community. There will also be a free card-making station.

Chocolate Walk
Downtown Bordentown
Grab your Chocolate Passport and stroll through Bordentown City, where chocolate surprises can be found at participating businesses.

Sopranos-Themed Dinner
Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel, Asbury Park
“The Sopranos” is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the show’s first airdate in 1999. Mark Felz of Trixies Chicken and Matt Collins from Chef Collins Events are teaming up to present a dining event to celebrate the series. The 10-course tasting menu features everything from “gabagool” to pasta, spicy chicken, orange peel beef and more.

Adult Craft
Sussex County Library, Newton
You’ll get all the supplies you need to make your own Mardi Gras mask.

Once On This Island
The Levoy Theatre, Millville
This is the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl, who rescues a wealthy boy from the other side of the island. When she pursues Daniel, who has returned to his people, Ti Moune is shunned because of her lowly status. She does not win Daniel’s heart, and the gods turn her into a tree that grows so strong, that it breaks the wall that separates the societies and ultimately unites them.

Dancing in the Dark
West Windsor Arts Council, Princeton Junction
The room will be dimly lit so you can dance the night away without feeling self-conscious.

Bolly x Tolly Tines
Lit 21, Newark
Bollywood Bash will hold a Desi Valentine’s Day party where women dress in red and men dress in black.

SATURDAY

Rose City Chocolate Walk
Downtown Madison
Take your time going through the downtown shops, because there will be lots of sweet treats and chocolate-themed merch. You can make truffles, listen to the reading of a Valentine’s Day or chocolate-themed book at the library, or watch “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory” at the Madison Community House.

Truffle Making
Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, Madison
During Madison’s Chocolate Walk, stop by the museum to learn about the history of chocolate. You’ll create your own Oreo truffles with baker Mindy Chase.

Hungarian Artisan Market
American Hungarian Foundation, New Brunswick
Sample Hungarian food and pastries, buy Magyar apparel and meet author Ildiko Antal-Ferencz.

WOODFORD CEDAR RUN WILDLIFE REFUGE

Wildlife Baby Shower
Medford United Methodist Church, Medford
Help deliver essential items in preparation for the upcoming arrival of thousands of injured and/or orphaned wild ones to Woodford Cedar Run’s Wildlife Refuge. There will be light refreshments, crafts for kids and special appearances by non-releasable wildlife.

Let’s Sing Taylor
The Wellmont Theater, Montclair
The live band experience plays all of Taylor Swift’s hits.

Lunar New Year Celebration
Summit Free Public Library and Summy YMCA, Summit
Families can take part in the Heritage Showcase, crafts, art show exhibition, Taste of Asia, traditional games, performing arts, a photo booth, costume show and lion dances.

THERESA GREGORY / Morning Glori Farmette

Alpaca Feeding
Morning Glori Farmette, Evesham Twp.
Spend 30 minutes in the fields petting, playing with and feeding the herd of alpacas.

Souper Bowl Saturday
The Community FoodBank of New Jersey, Hillside
Sign up for a two-hour volunteer shift with your kids, and then you can all join in activities like football throwing, temporary tattoos, giveaways and a photo wall.

Wine & Chocolate Mardi Gras 5K
Renault Winery & Resort, Egg Harbor City
If you’re over 21, you’ll get chocolate and wine when you cross the finish line; minors will get a chocolate finisher medal. There will be music and fun pre- and post-race. Check out the Vintner Wonderland ice skating, market shopping and fire pit fun.

Sweet Stroll
Downtown Red Bank
Pick up a map of participating locations and then stroll through the downtown, picking up sweets, treats, chocolate and Valentine’s Day gifts.

Lunar New Year 
Newport Centre, Jersey City
Dragon dances are believed to scare away evil spirits and bring good luck into the new year. Watch a dragon dance performance by students at TongYan School, then go shopping in the mall.

Rose City Chocolate Walk
Downtown Madison
Shop around town for chocolate treats and merch. Sign up for a chocolate truffle-making session at the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts. The Madison Public Library will have special Valentine’s Day- and chocolate-themed books for you to check out. Stop by the Madison Community House to watch “Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory.”

Kids Night Out
Animal Welfare Association, Voorhees Twp.
Drop off your kids ages 7-13 for a fun night of animal-themed crafts, activity stations and a visit with the animals.

Old-Fashioned Valentine’s Day
Howell Living History Farm, Hopewell Twp.
Couples can take a romantic spin in a two-seater sleigh or carriage pulled by a team of light workhorses. Families can ride in a bobsled or hay wagon pulled by a handsome team of drafts. At the farmhouse there will be soup on the stove, and kids can make a Valentine’s Day car.

Sunjata Kamalenya: The Story of the True Lion King of Africa
Shea Center for Performing Arts, Wayne
Sunjata Kamalenya (translated: Sunjata for Youth) is a new interactive production that celebrates the greatest hero of West African legend, Sunjata Keita, the first Mansa (king) of the ancient Empire of Mali. Based on the story of The Lion King, this production chronicles the struggles of a boy destined to be the leader of the Mande’ people of West Africa.

Community Day: Lunar New Year
Newark Museum of Art, Newark
There will be musical performances, art making, the Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company Dragon Parade, calligraphy workshops, and a K-Pop dance team.

Kids Day
Freehold Knights of Columbus, Freehold
Home Depot will host a woodworking workshop. There will be face painting, a pinewood derby, arts and crafts, a magic show with The Amazing Randy, hot dogs and popcorn, and other snacks.

Samedi Gras 2024
Washington Borough Hall, Washington
The annual celebration by Celestine’s Catering Company includes great food (crawfish, jambalaya, mac & cheese and cornbread), live music and free beads.

Sip & Shop Galentine’s Event
Garden State Distillery, Toms River
Sip on drinks while shopping locally during this Girls’ Day Out. Vendors will be selling jewelry, tropical indoor plants, gnomes, art made from sea glass, crystals and essential oils, candy, upcycled wood products, beauty and wellness items, skincare and candles. You can also sign up for a chair massage.

My Bloody Valentine Dance
Freehold Elks Lodge 1454, Freehold
This Valentine’s Day Totally Rad 80s Prom is a fundraiser for Freehold’s Halloween Spooktacular.

ROSEBUD PHOTOGRAPHY / ASBURY PARK BAZAAR

Asbury Park Valentine’s Bazaar
Grand Arcade of Convention Hall and The Asbury Hotel, Asbury Park
While walking through the specially curated marketplace, stop for a photo with your love at the Valentine’s Day Photo Stations, design a fresh flower bouquet or learn how to make your own dry floral arrangement, listen to the music of DJ Astrovan, bring your girlfriends to the Galentine’s Day Boozy Brushes paint workshop, or get your kid’s face painted.

Valentine’s Critters: A Sensory-Safe Reptile Encounter
Bierman Autism Centers, Princeton
Get ready for an up-close experience with reptiles from Snakes-n-Scales in a sensory-safe environment. Then, kids will create a reptile-themed Valentine’s card.

Lunar New Year at The Commons
Bridgewater Commons, Bridgewater
A Chinese arts and crafts workshop for families will include paper dragon making, Chinese calligraphy and traditional games. The Center for Cultural & Creative Exchange will feature traditional Asian performances and a dragon and lion dance accompanied by drums, cymbals and gong instruments. In addition, the organization will host the traditional Chinese giving of red envelopes filled with special offers from Gloria Jean’s Coffees, Sbarro’s and Acai Fruit Bowl.

TERHUNE ORCHARDS / Read & Explore: Animal Tracks

Read & Explore: Animal Tracks
Terhune Orchards, Princeton
The group will read books about animals and talk about wintertime in nature. After storytime, kids will make bird feeders to take home to help the birds through winter. Weather permitting, they’ll visit the farm animals and match tracks to each.

Wildwoods Dancing With Local Celebrities Fundraiser
Wildwood Convention Center, Wildwood
Sixteen local celebrities will compete for the Mirror Ball Trophy during a night of dancing to benefit the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce Foundation for a Better Community.

Kids Valentine’s Day Brunch
Shannon Rose Irish Pub, Clifton and Ramsey
There will be a tattoo station, cookie decorating, raffle baskets and Valentine card making. Partial proceeds benefit the American Heart Association.

Pastry Series: Valentine’s Day Confectionary Roses and Chocolate Boxes
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Atlantic City
Executive Pastry Chef Thaddeus DuBois will teach a seminar on how to create beautiful confectionary creations. You’ll learn how to mold roses out of chocolate and marzipan and decorate a take-home sweetheart chocolate box and truffles.

Valentine Plunge
Main Beach, Manasquan
Watch as “Plungers” dive into the cold waters of the Atlantic Ocean to raise awareness of and money for ALS. If you feel so inclined, get a team together and join the party! If you prefer to stay bundled up you can watch from the sand.

Stone Pony 50th Anniversary Panel
The Stone Pony, Asbury Park
Stone Pony founder Jack Roig, legendary area musicians, concert promoters, music writers and other members of the music community will share stories and memories from the past 50 years of this iconic music venue.

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Truffle & Whiskey Tasting
Jersey Spirits Distilling Co., Fairfield
Handcrafted chocolate truffles will be matched with the perfect pairing of whisky during this 5-sample tasting. Light snacks will be served.

Coffee and Chocolate Sampling Event
Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville
New Jersey Audubon staff will serve up a freshly brewed cup of their Birds & Beans organic, bird-friendly, Fair Trade coffee. You can try a piece of Endangered Species Chocolate made from responsibly sourced ingredients, Certified Fair Trade, and non-GMO.

Lovers Lane Tour
Bordentown
Take a 30-minute guided mini-tour through town that highlights stories of some real-life historical lovers.

SUNDAY

Galentine’s Day Brunch
Shannon Rose Irish Pub, Clifton and Ramsey
There will be a drink cart, mixed drinks from Ketel One, a floral wall, raffle prizes and goodie bags.

Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Making Workshop
Eclectic Chic Boutique, Montclair
Say “I love you” in the sweetest way possible with this hands-on chocolate-covered strawberry-making workshop.

Winter’s Day on the Farm
Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, Morristown
Help the staff saw wood, pet the cows, and see a cooking demonstration in the 1915 farmhouse. Take a wagon ride to see the whole farm. Ice-cutting demonstrations are dependent on the weather.

Dr. Dubious Hot Jazz
Mahwah Public Library, Mahwah
Dr. Dubious plays traditional jazz (aka Dixieland Jazz) from the 1920s and ’30s.

Game Day Excitement
The Dome at Adventure Crossing USA, Jackson
Rent a spot at Toptracer Range Bay or Topgolf Swing Suite to play your own indoor sports while watching the Super Bowl. You’ll get free chips with salsa and guacamole and two gift cards for future fun. You can order food and drinks from the restaurant and bar. The arcade, axe throwing and Adventure Coaster will be open all night.

COURTESY OF MCCARTER THEATRE CENTER / National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
Matthews Theatre, McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton
Through fundraising efforts, the symphony was able to travel from war-torn Ukraine to the U.S. to present this concert of rich Ukrainian music. After, you can stay for Artists in Wartime, a special post-concert conversation with Symphony Director Alexander Hornostai and Princeton University visiting scholar and Ukrainian Historian Iuliia Skubytsa.

Herbal Love Potions
Cherry Grove Farm, Lawrenceville
Talk about, smell and taste herbs for relaxation and energizing. The group will discuss the idea of love potions and what they mean. Then, while sipping on tea, you’ll make your own herbal tea blend.

Finger Knit Chunky Blanket Making Workshop
Eclectic Chic Boutique, Montclair
In this beginner-friendly class, you will learn the basics of finger knitting and how to make a chunky blanket.

A Place for All Seasons
Sunset Beach, Cape May
Part of the world-famous Higbee Beach Wildlife Management Area, the area is home to sparrows, warblers, hawks and waterbirds. You’ll explore nearby areas including the Magnesite Plant, Davey’s Lake and Pond Creek Marsh for more birds.

Renew Your Vows
Laurita Winery, New Egypt
Celebrate Valentine’s weekend by saying “I do” all over again! Brides will receive a carnation and grooms will get to sample some Chocolate Therapy wine.

Historical Valentines
Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold
February is the season of love! Discover how penmanship has changed as you view letters and valentines from the 18th and 19th centuries. Create a valentine of your own or write a letter to a friend using historically inspired materials. This project is for kids 10 and up.

ONGOING

Makerspace Saturday
Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, Madison
First Saturday of every month
Whether you are looking for a kid-friendly project or for something creative to do after spending time at the museum, drop by Makerspace for hands-on activities in a new collaborative workspace geared toward kids ages 5 -12. Kids will build with LEGOs, paint, make jewelry, experiment with engineering and coding robots, and more.

Tours of Crane House & Historic YWCA
Crane House & Historic YWCA, Montclair
Every Sunday
Take a self-guided tour to learn about the women of the Historic YWCA and the Crane family at your own pace. Take some time to walk through the gardens and meadow on site.

Wayne PAL Antique Collectibles Show and Vintage Flea Market
Wayne PAL Athletic League Complex, Wayne
First Sunday of every month, through April
The show features over 150 vendor tables in two large rooms and the front lobby where you can find vintage and sterling jewelry, glassware and Lenox, toys and trains, antique and collectible dolls and action figures, vintage postcards and photos and artwork, military, political and sports memorabilia including cards, magazines and newspapers, vintage coins and watches, classic rock CDs and more.

New Jersey Wine & Chocolate Trail Weekends
Throughout New Jersey
Fridays – Sundays, February 9-18
Garden State Wine Growers Association – a coalition of 60+ New Jersey wineries and vineyards supporting the Garden State’s wine industry through information, resources and advocacy – will host two weekends of Valentine’s Day-themed events that include wine tastings, artisanal chocolates, live music and more.

HOWELL LIVING HISTORY FARM / Maple sugaring

Tap the Sugar Maples: Maple Sugaring Event
Howell Living History Farm, Hopewell Twp.
Saturdays, February 17 and 24
Hundreds of sugar maple trees line the banks of Moore’s Creek and the nearby woods at the foot of Baldpate Mountain. Farmers will begin the work of sap collection and maple syrup production. The first step takes place in the sugar bush, and you can join Howell Farm’s expert tree tappers for a lesson on how to tap a backyard maple tree and make syrup at home.

Claire’s Valentine’s Day Experiences
Claire’s, Palisades Center, West Nyack, NY
Through February 17
There will be interactive and fun-filled activities tailored for tweens and teens. During the Heart Scavenger Hunt, shoppers who successfully find all five hearts will enjoy an exclusive 20% savings on their Claire’s purchase. On February 3, you can get free glitter tattoos from 3-6 pm. On February 10, from 3-6 pm, come by for free face painting.

New Jersey Film Festival
Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Weekends, through February 18
The 42nd Bi-Annual Spring 2024 New Jersey Film Festival will be taking place in person at Rutgers University, plus all films will be available virtually via Video on Demand for 24 hours on their show date.

‘B.O.T.C.H.’
TADA! Youth Theater, New York, NY
Fridays – Sundays, through February 18
Youth actors will put on this original, jazz-styled musical that follows seven kids on the NYC subway who get lost underground and meet artistic rats, members of B.O.T.C.H. (Bureau of Turmoil, Chaos & Headaches), and find themselves in the basement of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Wine & Chocolate Weekend
Laurita Winery, New Egypt
Saturdays – Sundays, through February 18
Celebrate Valentine’s Day – or Galentine’s Day – by sampling chocolates and wines.

Play & Swim Mom Group
Five Star Swim School, Deptford
Fridays, through February 23
Moms, dads, caregivers, babies and kids, plus homeschooler groups, can come for an open swim for free.

LUNAR NEW YEAR AT THE SHOPS AT RIVERSIDE

Lunar New Year 
Shops at Riverside, Hackensack
Through February 24
Celebrate with events, exclusive offers and more happenings at the mall. Check each store for the deals and promotions they may be offering. The illuminated cherry blossom tree will be adorned with gold coins to celebrate the Lunar New Year and The Year of the Dragon on level 1 near True Food Kitchen.

Lunar New Year Festivities
American Dream, East Rutherford
Select dates, through February 25
To celebrate the Year of the Dragon, stop by on different days for a fashion show, runway pageant, dance-off, gala, youth competition, Dream Wheel lighting ceremony, opera and orchestra concert.

Bergen County Winter Wonderland
Van Saun County Park, Paramus
Through February 25
Rent an ice bumper car and slide around the rink, or choose to go ice skating, before checking out the food trucks.

Vintner Wonderland
Renault Winery, Egg Harbor City
Fridays – Sundays, through February 25
Kids can go ice skating, have lunch by the fire pits or check out the cool items at the market. Adults can go inside for some wine sampling or an elegant dinner.

Ice Skating at Rockefeller Center
Rockefeller Plaza, New York, NY
Through March
The famous ice-skating rink returns to Rockefeller Center in NYC for its 87th season. This year will be the first time you can enjoy alcoholic beverages in the chalets, with a menu of drinks by Other Half Brewery, served alongside a menu of après-skate bites.

West Orange Classic Film Festival
AMC Theatre, Essex Green Shopping Center, West Orange
Through March 3 (no showing February 11)
Catch movies on the big screen in the town where Thomas Edison invented movies. There will be an intro before each movie and an interactive Q&A session after. The schedule is In The Heat of the Night on January 28, Laurel & Hardy at Work on February 4, The Conversation on February 18, The Quiet Man on February 25 and The In-Laws on March 3.

FERNANDA CALFAT / Rosy Igloos at Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park

Bank of America Winter Village at Bryant Park
Bryant Park, New York, NY
Through March 3
The rink is the largest, free ice skating rink in New York. You can relax at The Lodge, where you can eat and drink while watching the skaters. Through next week you can rent a Rosy Igloo, decorated specially for Valentine’s Day.

Traditions and Transitions: Historical to Contemporary Perspectives in Black Art
Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown
Through March 5
The annual art exhibit by Art in the Atrium will present a range of still life, portrait, landscape, and fiber art, as well as optical art, and abstract expressionistic and non-objective styles. A free public reception will take place on January 28 at 3 pm.

Newport Skates
Jersey City
Through March 15
JC’s only outdoor ice skating rink is not only available for open skating but for lessons and parties, too.

Windows of Understanding
Highland Park, Metuchen, New Brunswick, Rahway, South Plainfield
Through March 31
This public art project highlights the positive strides made by local organizations, addressing critical social justice issues such as climate change, food insecurity, human rights and violence protection.

Roosevelt Park Family Skating Rink
Roosevelt Park, Edison
Through March 31
There is open skating as well as skating lessons.

Night Forms
Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton Twp.
Through April 7
You will have nighttime access to the art and horticulture throughout the sculpture park, which will be illuminated in an immersive experience.

TROLLS: Save the Humans
Philadelphia Zoo, Philadelphia, PA
Through April 15
Thomas Dambo, a renowned recycle artist and activist from Copenhagen, created six ginormous trolls that will be on display at the zoo. They are made from repurposed wood and stand up to 15 feet tall. They ask people to reduce trash, reuse everything and recycle when they can.

The Science Behind Pixar
Liberty Science Center, Jersey City
Through May 5
Learn all about the science behind Pixar’s animated films. Kids can try a bunch of hands-on experiences like making a short film, creating a robot friend for “WALL·E” and designing a new movie set using props from “Monsters University.” Learn what animation rendering is, then practice it by rendering a scene from “Inside Out.” Create a digital sculpture from an artist’s sketch. Use lights to solve challenges similar to the ones Pixar faced in creating underwater scenes with virtual light in “Finding Nemo.”

Micah Williams: Portrait Artist Exhibit
Cornelius Low House, Piscataway
Through June 30
Learn about Middlesex and Monmouth County residents from the 19th Century through the portraits of artist Micah Williams. Adults can work with pastels to create their own portraits, and kids can contribute to the Student Gallery.

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