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The Best Kids & Family Events in New Jersey

Best of NJ works hard to create a statewide calendar full of fun things to do. But since there are so many types of events going on all year round, we’re breaking things up a bit. Below, you’ll find a list of The Best Kids & Family Events in New Jersey.

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The Wellmont Theater - 2019 Calendar of Events

Where: Wellmont Theatre – 01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019: 12:00 am
Details: The Wellmont Theater is Montclair, NJ's premier theater and concert venue. Click here for the best 2019 events coming soon to The Wellmont Theater.


Family Fun Nights
Family Fun Nights at Applegate Farm

Where: Applegate Farm – 07/10/2019 - 08/07/2019: 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Details: Join in Family Fun Nights at Applegate Farm! There will be Music, Magic, Movies & Ice Cream!!! Info


Discovery Camp - July 18

Where: Newton Recreation Commission – 07/18/2019: All Day
Details: Discovery Camp - July 18


NJCH Workshop: Building Programs With and For Your Audience

Where: Paterson Public Library – 07/18/2019: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The best programs are built with the needs and interests of your audience in mind. Learn about strategies for involving your community at every stage…


Morris 4-H Fair
2019 Morris County 4-H Fair

Where: Chubb Park – 07/18/2019 - 07/21/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Details: Join in the family fun at this annual event that showcases the hard work and talents of the county's youth. Rides, animals, live entertainment, food,…


Night Moves: Thursday, July 18, 2019

Where: Turtle Back Zoo – 07/18/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: A unique look at the zoo and its nocturnal animal collection, Night Moves gives you a guided evening tour of zoo exhibits where you will…


Discovery Camp - July 19

Where: Newton Recreation Commission – 07/19/2019: All Day
Details: Discovery Camp - July 19


EDAC meeting

Where: Whippanong Library/Municipal Building – 07/19/2019: 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: EDAC meetingConference Room A


Free Practice ACT - Millburn, NJ

Where: Maplewood Memorial Library – 07/19/2019: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Practice tests are a good first step for students to plan their testing calendars and understand which test is a better fit. At Collegewise, we…


Cycle Circus Live
Cycle Circus Live at Skylands Stadium

Where: Skylands Stadium – 07/19/2019 - 07/20/2019: 2:00 pm
Details: Cycle Circus Live this summer at Skylands Stadium! Freestyle Motocross and BMX stunts come to Skylands for absolute Thrills you’ve never before seen in Sussex…


Lego Club

Where: Morris County Library – 07/19/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: For Ages 5 and up Please call us at: 973-285-6980 for more information.


Junior Garden Club

Where: Boonton Holmes Public Library – 07/20/2019: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: We meet in the Holmes Library Garden to learn about vegetable and flower gardening, help tend the vegetables (and take home some delicious goodies), create…


Food Truck Festival at The Hermitage

Where: The Hermitage Museum – 07/20/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: The Hermitage Museum is holding their 4th Annual Food Truck Festival on Sat. July 20, 2019 from 11am - 6pm. Admission is $5. Children under…


Moonwalk at 50
Moonwalk at 50

Where: Morris Museum – 07/20/2019: 11:00 am - 5:30 pm
Details: Moonwalk at 50! Commemorating 50 years of the Apollo 11 space mission! Be part of the festivities to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Apollo 11…


Museum of Early Trades & Crafts Architecture Tour

Where: Museum of Early Trades and Crafts – 07/20/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Docent Alison Grenier-Poupel will  lead an interior and exterior tour of Morris County’s most magnificent building. Built as a library in 1899, it was given…


Storytime and Activities Featuring Moon! Earth's Best Friend

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Woodland Park – 07/20/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: What better way to learn about the history and formation of the moon than from the moon itself! Join us for Storytime and activities, and…


Storytime and Activities Featuring Moon! Earth's Best Friend

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers Ledgewood – 07/20/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: What better way to learn about the history and formation of the moon than from the moon itself! Join us for Storytime and activities, and…


Corntastic Weekend
Corntastic Weekend

Where: Meadowlands Racetrack – 07/20/2019: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Free ear of grilled Jersey-fresh corn to all guests. Corn Eating Contest - how many cobs of corn can you eat in 3 minutes?  Sign…


Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Busy Bee: Never Touch a Crocodile

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers Clifton – 07/21/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities…


Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Busy Bee: Never Touch a Crocodile

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers Ledgewood – 07/21/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities…


Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Busy Bee: Never Touch a Crocodile

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers Morris Plains – 07/21/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities…


Summer Royal Academy Full Week: JULY 22nd-26th

Where: Bella Princess – 07/22/2019: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us at Bella’s Royal Academy to learn what it takes to become a princess!  JULY 22nd-26th 9am-2pm $299 for the week  ($100 deposit) Invoice with…


Take Apart

Where: Morris County Library – 07/24/2019: 3:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Teen programs are open to ages 10-18. Take apart small toys and electronics to see how they really work. Any questions? Call us at: 973-285-6980


Storytime and Activities Featuring We Don't Eat Our Classmates

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers Morris Plains – 07/27/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for part one of our kick off to Kindergarten series. Enjoy fun activities to prepare kids as they begin a new adventure, and…


Storytime and Activities Featuring We Don't Eat Our Classmates

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers Clifton – 07/27/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for part one of our kick off to Kindergarten series. Enjoy fun activities to prepare kids as they begin a new adventure, and…


VeganFest
Newark's Urban VegFest

Where: Military Park – 07/27/2019: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: This Free festival is a celebration of urban culture and healthy living by way of a plant based lifestyle. It will have the very best…


seafoodfest
6th Annual Food Truck Seafood Festival

Where: Meadowlands Racetrack – 07/27/2019: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Join in for the 6th Annual Food Truck Seafood Festival. Enjoy great local seafood while watching the eliminations for the Hambletonian Oaks. Special $39.95 Seafood…


Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Busy Bee: Happy Llama

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers Ledgewood – 07/28/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities…


Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Busy Bee: Happy Llama

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Woodland Park – 07/28/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities…


Child care Event - Before care

Where: The Yard School of Art At Montclair Art Museum – 07/29/2019: All Day
Details: Child care Event - Before care


Discovery Camp Adventure Day - July 30

Where: Newton Recreation Commission – 07/30/2019: All Day
Details: Discovery Camp Adventure Day - July 30


Pre-K Arts & Crafts at the Hoboken Historical Museum

Where: Hoboken Historical Museum – 07/30/2019: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Museum staff and guests instruct children ages 2 to 5 years in arts, crafts and games every Tuesday at 10:00 am and at 11 am. Children…


Jack’s Adventure in Space
Jack’s Adventure in Space

Where: Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum – 08/01/2019: 1:30 pm
Details: Follow Jack as he heads out into the solar system to meet all of the planets and finds out what makes each one so unique!…


magic on main

Where: Darress – 08/02/2019: 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Frist Friday of the month magic show


Hambletonian Day
Hambletonian Day

Where: Meadowlands Racetrack – 08/03/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Harness Racing's Greatest Day, featuring the Hambletonian Heats & Final and Hambletonian Oaks Final. Hambletonian Day has something great for everyone in the family:  An…


UFC fight night
UFC Fight Night

Where: Prudential Center – 08/03/2019: 12:00 pm
Details: UFC returns to Prudential Center on Saturday, August 3! Don’t miss this chance to see the world’s best athletes compete inside the hallowed Octagon! It…


Run in the Wild
"Run in the Wild" 5K Trail Run and 1 mile Family Walk

Where: Flat Rock Brook Nature Center – 08/04/2019: 10:30 am
Details: Flat Rock Brook Nature Center is hosting a 1-mile Family Walk on August 4th. Hikers will pass a cascading brook, wetland and scenic overlook as…


Wed 8/7: ROYAL ACADEMY DAY PASS-Surprise Unicorn Fashion Doll!

Where: Bella Princess – 08/07/2019: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Each jam packed day is a different theme of empowerment with a visit from a character!


Top 7 Counter Intuitive Maverick Hacks to Double Your Income

Where: Parsippany-Troy Hills Main Public Library – 08/07/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for an evening of networking with fellow business owners and an educational workshop. The Executives Club of New Jersey is an established business-owners…


Painting to Music

Where: Morris County Library – 08/09/2019: 2:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: For ages 3 and up. Listen to different kinds of music while you paint. Please call us at: 973-285-6980 for more information.


Family Fun Night and Classic Car Show
Family Fun Night and Classic Car Show

Where: Christian Health Care Center – 08/09/2019: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Family Fun Night and Classic Car Show will feature a variety of antique, classic, and vintage cars. There will also be DJ entertainment, fun activities,…


A CRAFT CIRCLE AT THE HOPE FAMILY STORE

Where: HOPE Family Store -near St. Cecilia’s Church – 08/10/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Please join us on the 2nd Saturday of the month to make various items to support priests and sisters in need of rest from their…


Princess Ball
The 5th Annual Princess Ball

Where: Wayne P.A.L. Hall – 08/11/2019: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Details: Bring your little ones dress up as their favorite princess or star wars character for a super fun day! Entertainment for the kids and Shopping…


Child care Event - Before care

Where: The Yard School of Art At Montclair Art Museum – 08/12/2019: All Day
Details: Child care Event - Before care


Digital Media w/ Lego Animation Ages 8-12

Where: The Yard School of Art At Montclair Art Museum – 08/12/2019: All Day
Details: Digital Media w/ Lego Animation Ages 8-12


Pottery Camp w/ Creative Crafts Ages 8-12

Where: The Yard School of Art At Montclair Art Museum – 08/12/2019: All Day
Details: Pottery Camp w/ Creative Crafts Ages 8-12


Pottery Camp w/ Lego Animation Ages 8-12

Where: The Yard School of Art At Montclair Art Museum – 08/12/2019: All Day
Details: Pottery Camp w/ Lego Animation Ages 8-12


Studio Art w/ Creative Crafts Ages 8-9

Where: The Yard School of Art At Montclair Art Museum – 08/12/2019: All Day
Details: Studio Art w/ Creative Crafts Ages 8-9


Studio Art w/ Lego Animation Ages 8-9

Where: The Yard School of Art At Montclair Art Museum – 08/12/2019: All Day
Details: Studio Art w/ Lego Animation Ages 8-9


Tues 8/13: ROYAL ACADEMY DAY PASS-Rapunzel!

Where: Bella Princess – 08/13/2019: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Each jam packed day is a different theme of empowerment with a visit from a character!


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Central Jersey Kids & Family Events


Summer Nature Program
Summer Nature Camp

Where: Echo Hill Park – 06/24/2019 - 08/16/2019: All Day
Details: This Summer Nature Program offers a camp program for kids entering kindergarten through tenth grade. The program is broken down by the grade campers are…


Lego in the Library

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 07/18/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Lego in the Library|Lego In the Library will be held on alternating Fridays from 11:00am – 11:30am for children ages 4 – 12 years old. Register to build and create with…


Space Academy

Where: SCLSNJ’s Bound Brook Library Branch – 07/18/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Calling all cadets! Commander Beth is recruiting members for the Library Space Academy. If you think you have what it takes to learn the ins…


Forrest Gump
Classic Film Series on 35mm: Forrest Gump

Where: Union County Performing Arts Center – 07/19/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: “Forrest Gump,” the 1994 blockbuster starring Tom Hanks, will be played on 35 mm film! Each ticket includes free popcorn and entry to a pre-show…


Nature Storytime for Sprouts 2019: The Humble Bumble

Where: Duke Farms – 07/20/2019: 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Children ages 3-6 and their adult caregivers are invited to join us for a two hour nature-themed monthly program. Each month our “sprouts” will use…


Saturday Stories

Where: Princeton Public Library – 07/20/2019: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Stories, songs and rhymes for children and their families. Adults must accompany their children.


Storytime and Activities Featuring Moon! Earth's Best Friend

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Palm Valley Pavillions West – 07/20/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: What better way to learn about the history and formation of the moon than from the moon itself! Join us for Storytime and activities, and…


Storytime and Activities Featuring Moon! Earth's Best Friend

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Menlo Park Mall – 07/20/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: What better way to learn about the history and formation of the moon than from the moon itself! Join us for Storytime and activities, and…


Storytime and Activities Featuring Moon! Earth's Best Friend

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – 3346 Reid Street – 07/20/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: What better way to learn about the history and formation of the moon than from the moon itself! Join us for Storytime and activities, and…


EPIC Summer Storytime

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Menlo Park Mall – 07/20/2019: 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us for an EPIC Summer Storytime! Immediately following Moon! Earth's Best Friend, local children's book authors will read their own books! Joining us…


Saturday Afternoon Cartoons: Superman Part 1

Where: Hopewell Theater – 07/20/2019: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: t's a bird…it's a plane...it's Superman cartoons! The Man of Steel first came to the screen in 1941 and there was no turning back. Since…


Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Busy Bee: Never Touch a Crocodile

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Somerville – 07/21/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities…


Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Busy Bee: Never Touch a Crocodile

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – 3346 Reid Street – 07/21/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities…


Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Busy Bee: Never Touch a Crocodile

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Palm Valley Pavillions West – 07/21/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities…


Art Cycle
ArtCycle

Where: Metuchen Town Plaza – 07/21/2019: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Watch celebrated local artists as they push boundaries and make art from recycled materials! Metuchen artists Kim Adlerman, Joe Castranova, Easton Davy, Dave LaMorte, Mickey…


St. Ambrose Parish Carniva
St. Ambrose Parish Carnival 2019

Where: St. Ambrose Parish – 07/23/2019 - 07/27/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Details: Ride an unlimited number of rides at the 2019 St. Ambrose Parish Carnival for just $25. Purchase online before July22 at midnight. Armbands will be…


Tweed & The SugarDaddies

Where: Mary Jacobs Memorial Library – 07/23/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Tweed & The SugarDaddies


How to Write a Great College Essay (Edison, NJ)

Where: Edison Public Library – 07/24/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Many great kids write average (even bad) college essays—essays about “life lessons learned from football” or “how my trip to Europe broadened my cultural horizons.”…


Library Bingo for Children Who Can Read

Where: Kenilworth Public Library – 07/25/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Library Bingo for Children Who Can Read|Bingo For Children Who Can Read will be held  from 11:00 – 11:30am for children ages 4 & up. Games may include Book Bingo, USA…


Tabletop Game Night

Where: Princeton Public Library – 07/25/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Everyone 16 and older is invited to enjoy an evening of playing tabletop and strategy games. The library will provide several games to choose from,…


Quickcheck Balloons
QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning

Where: Solberg Airport – 07/26/2019 - 07/28/2019: 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Details: The QuickChek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, in association with PNC Bank, is the largest summer-time hot air balloon and music festival in North America.


GFS Family Breakfast
GFS Family Breakfast

Where: Grounds for Sculpture – 07/27/2019: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details: GFS Family Breakfast is Free for members at membership levels Family, Family Plus, Contributor, Sustainer, Benefactor. Calling all Family level members and above! Enjoy breakfast…


Storytime and Activities Featuring We Don't Eat Our Classmates

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – 3346 Reid Street – 07/27/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for part one of our kick off to Kindergarten series. Enjoy fun activities to prepare kids as they begin a new adventure, and…


Storytime and Activities Featuring We Don't Eat Our Classmates

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Somerville – 07/27/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for part one of our kick off to Kindergarten series. Enjoy fun activities to prepare kids as they begin a new adventure, and…


Storytime and Activities Featuring We Don't Eat Our Classmates

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers East Brunswick – 07/27/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for part one of our kick off to Kindergarten series. Enjoy fun activities to prepare kids as they begin a new adventure, and…


Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Busy Bee: Happy Llama

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Somerville – 07/28/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities…


Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Busy Bee: Happy Llama

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Palm Valley Pavillions West – 07/28/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities…


Somerset Patriots vs. Long Island Ducks Baseball Game

Where: TD Bank Ballpark – 07/28/2019: 5:05 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: - The ZOOperstars will entertain fans throughout the game. - Come out and enjoy one of the best entertainment acts in minor league baseball! -…


Roselle Park Art Festival
Roselle Park Art Festival

Where: Downtown Roselle Park – 07/28/2019: 7:00 pm
Details: The first annual Roselle Park Jazz Festival heats up the summer. Saturday, July 27, 3 - 8:30pm at the Michael J. Mauri Park, Chestnut Street…


Moth
Moths of NJ for Families

Where: Duke Farms – 07/28/2019: 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Join moth expert Blaine Rothauser, Senior Ecologist, GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. for Moths of NJ for Families. This indoor presentation introduces the audience to the over…


Post Camp - Olympic Debate/Mock Trial (7/29-8/2)

Where: Plainsboro Recreation and Community Services Dept. – 07/29/2019: All Day
Details: Post Camp - Olympic Debate/Mock Trial (7/29-8/2)


Teen Constellation Necklace-Iselin Branch

Where: Woodbridge Library-Iselin Branch – 07/29/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us and learn how to make your own constellation necklace. For grades 8-12. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required.


MARY POPPINS RETURNS

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 07/30/2019: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Just when things seem completely hopeless, Mary Poppins returns to save the day. In this magical Disney musical, Mary helps the next generation of the…


Teen Constellation Necklace Craft-Main Branch

Where: Woodbridge Library-Main Branch – 07/30/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us and learn how to make your own constellation necklace. For grades 8-12. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required.


Somerset Patriots vs. York Revolution Baseball Game

Where: TD Bank Ballpark – 07/30/2019: 7:05 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: - Join us at TD Bank Ballpark for Bark In The Park Night. - Bring your well-behaved, socialized dog to the game to enjoy a…


Teen Constellation Necklace-Fords Branch

Where: Woodbridge Library- Fords Branch – 07/31/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Come join us and learn how to make your own constellation necklace. For grades 8-12. All supplies will be provided. Registration is required.


plays in the park
Plays-in-the-Park

Where: Plays-in-the-Park – 07/31/2019: 8:00 pm
Details: Plays-in-the-Park is a unique government sponsored outdoor amphitheater, presenting 3 full-scaled musicals each summer. The Addams Family runs from July 31 through August 10. Tickets…


Space Academy

Where: SCLSNJ’s Bound Brook Library Branch – 08/01/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Calling all cadets! Commander Beth is recruiting members for the Library Space Academy. If you think you have what it takes to learn the ins…


Just Peachy Festival
Just Peachy Festival

Where: Terhune Orchards – 08/03/2019 - 08/04/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: The Just Peachy Festival will be filled with plenty of activities for kids. The fun includes a ride through the orchards on tractor-drawn wagons, pony…


Minefaire
Minefaire: Official MINECRAFT Community Event

Where: New Jersey Convention & Expo Center – 08/03/2019 - 08/04/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: MINECRAFT Players and Their Families Unite at Minefaire. Meet MINECRAFT YouTube Celebrities. Compete in tournaments and build battles. Participate in the famed costume contest. Learn…


Minefaire: Official MINECRAFT Community Event (Edison, NJ) (Exhibition)

Where: New Jersey Expo & Convention Center – 08/03/2019: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Minefaire: Official MINECRAFT Community Event at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center August 3-4, 2019. MINECRAFT Players and Their Families Unite at Minefaire to:…


Family Fun Concert: Bee Parks & The Hornets

Where: Hopewell Theater – 08/03/2019: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: An indie pop-rock band for all insects and ages, Bee Parks and the Hornets perform high-energy concert parties that combine rockin’ music, puppetry and audience…


Pre-K Summer Fun Camp -Session IV (Ages 4-5)

Where: Wicoff Elementary School – 08/05/2019: All Day
Details: Pre-K Summer Fun Camp -Session IV (Ages 4-5)


Giddy Up Junction
Giddy Up Junction VBS 2019

Where: St. Paul Lutheran Church – 08/05/2019 - 08/09/2019: 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Details: Giddy Up Junction VBS 2019. Invite friends, relatives & neighbors to join in for an awesome week of music, snacks, animals, western skills, games and…


Scratch Camp for Kids

Where: Princeton Public Library – 08/05/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Children entering grades 3 to 5 put their creativity to the test using block-based programming. Step-by-step walk-throughs of scripts, animations, and sprites will help students…


INCREDIBLES 2

Where: State Theatre New Jersey – 08/06/2019: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Everyone's favorite family of superheroes is back! This time, it’s Elastigirl leading the way, facing off against a the city’s newest mega-villain, Screenslaver, and his…


Somerset Patriots vs. Sugar Land Skeeters Baseball Game

Where: TD Bank Ballpark – 08/09/2019: 7:05 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: - The first 2,500 Fans in attendance will receive a T-Shirt when they enter the ballpark. - The Somerset Patriots will host 90's Night at…


Flemington Festival
Flemington Corn, Tomato and Beer Festival

Where: Stangl Road – 08/10/2019: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Flemington Corn, Tomato and Beer Festival is for foodie and beer-lovers! This event will feature an expansive micro-brewery beer garden, live music, great food and…


Lenape Session IV Post-Camp (Aug 13-17)

Where: Plainsboro Recreation and Community Services Dept. – 08/12/2019: All Day
Details: Lenape Session IV Post-Camp (Aug 13-17)


Summer Debate Camp

Where: Princeton Public Library – 08/12/2019: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Rising 8th, 9th and 10th graders from the Princeton community get the chance to build confidence in skills that involve debate in a fun and…


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Jersey Shore Kids & Family Events


friday-night-fireworks-on-the-beach
Friday Night Fireworks on the Beach

Where: Wildwood Pine Avenue Beach – 06/28/2019 - 08/23/2019: 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Enjoy the summer fireworks extravaganza on the Pine Avenue beach in Wildwood every Friday night at 10pm. Visible from almost anywhere on the Wildwood Boardwalk!…


Piazza DiRoma Sweet 16 dining room
Celebrate the Ultimate Sweet Sixteen at Piazza di Roma

Where: Piazza di Roma – 07/01/2019 - 12/29/2019: All Day
Details: Piazza Di Roma creates the music, the memories, and the magic. Let them provide the perfect space to bring your sweet sixteen vision to life.


Cape May Lighthouse
Family Fun Days at the Lighthouse

Where: Cape May Lighthouse – 07/10/2019 - 08/21/2019: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details: Family Fun Days at the Lighthouse are held on Wednesdays, July 10, 17, 24 & 31 and Aug. 14 & 21. The 1859 Cape May Lighthouse…


inlet music festical
Inlet Music Festival

Where: Jenkinson’s Boardwalk – 07/10/2019 - 08/28/2019: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Details: Jenkinson’s announces another amazing line up for Jenkinson’s Inlet Music Festival for summer 2019! All concerts start at 7pm on the Inlet Music Stage. Bring…


Cape May County 4-H Fair
Cape May County 4-H Fair & Chicken BBQ

Where: Cape May County 4-H Foundation – 07/18/2019 - 07/20/2019: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Details: Come to the Cape May County 4-H Fair and Chicken BBQ, July 18, 19, & 20, 2019! Something for everyone! Free Admission. Food, Entertainment, Family…


Reach for the Stars with Buzz Lightyear

Where: Tuckerton Branch of the Ocean County Library – 07/18/2019: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join Buzz Lightyear for a fun, kid-friendly astronomy lesson. REG


apollo crew
Live Stream of NASA 50th Anniversary of Walk on the Moon

Where: Monmouth Museum – 07/19/2019 - 07/21/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Monmouth Museum will live stream NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, Johnson Space Center and the Marshall Space Flight Center. You’ll see the Apollo 11 command module…


Out of this World
Out of this World – Space Themed Magic Show!

Where: Monmouth Museum – 07/19/2019: 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Details: Out of this World is a colorful space-themed comedy magic show that will have the audience blast off into space with Magician and Family Entertainer…


Black Diamond Male Strip Club - Atlantic City

Where: Black Diamond – 07/19/2019: 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Black Diamond Entertainment is your premiere source for black male strippers and the hottest male dancers. Our top of the line performers are featured across…


Mike Garner- The Kootz

Where: Ocean County Library – 07/20/2019: 12:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Mike Garner- The Kootz


Knee High Knuckle Buster Midget Wrestling Championship

Where: Ducktown Tavern – 07/20/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: The phenomena known as Knee High Knuckle Buster Midget Wrestling Championship will rattle the Atlantic City's social norms for the fourth summer in a row…


Smithville Fife and Drum

Where: Historic Smithville – 07/21/2019: 1:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Enjoy a day strolling The Smithville Village listening to the beautiful sounds of the Smithville Fife & Drum Corp. They will begin at 1:00pm in…


FORE! The Kids Golf Outing

Where: Postal code 08730, United States – 07/22/2019: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Manasquan River Golf Club 843 Riverview Dr, Brielle, NJ 08730 Join us at the Manasquan River Golf Club in Brielle for a round of golf…


Calvary Baptist Church Presents Roar Vacation Bible School from July 22nd - 26th

Where: Calvary Baptist Church – 07/22/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Calvary Baptist Church is looking forward to a fantastic vacation bible school this year. Our Christian-based summer camp helps kids discover that they’re lovingly crafted…


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Six Flags Great Adventure and Safari Bus Trip

Where: Six Flags Great Adventure – 07/27/2019: 7:30 am - 8:00 pm
Details: Come join in for a day filled with rides, frills and thrills on a Summer bus trip to Six Flags Great Adventure and Safari! Ticket…


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Soulsational Festival

Where: Veterans Park – 07/27/2019: 11:00 am
Details: At the Soulsational Festival you can enjoy live music, Vendors, and Crafters. Free Yoga Classes, Demonstrations, Family Favorite Foods with Vegetarian and Gluten Free Options,…


Storytime and Activities Featuring We Don't Eat Our Classmates

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – 07/27/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for part one of our kick off to Kindergarten series. Enjoy fun activities to prepare kids as they begin a new adventure, and…


Jersey Shore Comics and Toys Festival

Where: Toms River Elks – 07/28/2019: 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Collectibles show featuring vendors with old comic books, vintage toys, action figures, trading cards, movies, posters, crafts. Guest artists, writers, celebrities, costume groups. Raffles, door…


WildFest
WildFest Food Truck and Music Festival

Where: Fox Park – 07/28/2019: 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Get your fill of street style eats and good vibes at this years WildFest. Foodies can indulge in delicious grub from over 15 Food Trucks…


Manasquan Fireman's Fair
Manasquan Fireman's Fair

Where: Mallard Park – 07/30/2019 - 08/03/2019: 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Details: The five day Fireman's Fair will have carnival rides, nightly entertainment, carnival games & prizes, Super 50/50, and fun for the entire family! The fair…


Clams
25th Annual Clam Festival

Where: Huddy Park – 08/01/2019 - 08/04/2019: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: The Clam Festival features fresh seafood, live entertainment, thrill rides, games, contests, retail vendors, beer and wine garden and more. Admission and parking is free…


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Stone Harbor Arts & Crafts Festival

Where: Stone Harbor Recreation Field – 08/03/2019: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: The Stone Harbor Arts & Crafts Festival showcases over 200 artisans from more than 12 states displaying their work. There will also be 250 Exhibitors,…


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Downtown Wildwood Inaugural Rib-Off Festival

Where: Byrne Plaza – 08/03/2019 - 08/04/2019: 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Details: Rib off Weekend will consist each day of some of the Best Food trucks from the tri-state area along with some far and near tent…


Faerie Festival
Allentown Faerie Festival

Where: Historic Allentown Village – 08/03/2019: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: Start your day off by getting your make-up done starting at 10am at the One Eyed Turtle! Then continue the day throughout town, visiting the…


Canoe, Kayak & Paddle Board Race
Canoe, Kayak & Paddle Board Race and Poker Run

Where: Upper Township Municipal Beach – 08/04/2019: 9:00 am
Details: The 38th Annual Canoe, Kayak & Paddle Board Race and Poker Run on August 4th. Net proceeds from this event will benefit the Greater Tuckahoe…


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Keyport Fireman's Fair

Where: Fireman’s Park at the Waterfront – 08/05/2019 - 08/10/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Details: Come out to the Keyport Fireman's Fair! Purchase your unlimited ride armbands online through August 4 at midnight for only $22.00 each! One armband per…


Festival of the Sea Carnival
Festival of the Sea Carnival

Where: St. Francis Community Center – 08/06/2019 - 08/10/2019: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: Bring the whole family for five nights of fun for all ages at the Festival of the Sea Carnival! Pay one price every night to…


Jazz and wine
Downtown Wildwood Wine & Jazz Festival

Where: Byrne Plaza – 08/09/2019 - 08/11/2019: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Details: Start the weekend with the Cape Shore Jazz Orchestra playing in Byrne Plaza on Friday night from 7:30pm to 9PM! Don't forget to bring your…


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Cape May Salt Oyster Farm Tour

Where: Cape May Distillery – 08/10/2019: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Details: Join in for a tour of the Cape May Salt Oyster Farm! Take in the sights of the beautiful Delaware Bay shore. Learn about how…


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Summer Sidewalk Sale

Where: Downtown Spring Lake – 08/17/2019 - 08/18/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Summer Sidewalk Sale Rain in Downtown Spring Lake. Date: August 24 & 25. Info


Caribbean Concerts
Caribbean Concerts at Six Flags 2019

Where: Six Flags Great Adventure – 08/18/2019: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Details: Caribbean Concerts at Six Flags 2019! This event includes a Live Concert and access to the world's largest theme park. Six Flags Great Adventure -…


Ms. Wheelchair NJ 2019 Millie Gonzalez

Where: Middletown Public Library – 08/20/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Millie will speak about her experiences as Ms. Wheelchair 2019. Her motto is Live fiercely and take control of your life through self-care. This includes:…


Labor Day End of Summer Celebration
Labor Day End of Summer Celebration/Art Walk

Where: Downtown Spring Lake – 08/31/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: Join in for Labor Day End of Summer Celebration and Art Walk! The event takes place on Saturday over Labor Day Weekend. Enjoy Downtown Spring…


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Labor Day Lobster Fest

Where: Bradley Beach Boardwalk – 08/31/2019 - 09/01/2019: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Details: Labor Day Lobster Fest takes place on Saturday 11am - 8pm and Sunday 11am - 6pm. 6 bands and emcee/DJ playing requests. Over 180 craft…


Spirit of the Jerseys
Spirit of the Jerseys State History Fair

Where: Monmouth Battlefield State Park – 09/14/2019: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: History comes alive at the Spirit of the Jerseys State History Fair! Adventure for the entire family into New Jersey’s past. Enjoy living history demonstrations,…


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SteelCreek at Boots at the Beach

Where: Olde New Jersey Ave. – 09/14/2019: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Details: No hurricane will prevent SteelCreek from playing at this festival again this year! Mark your calendars now! They will be back on the main stage…


Fall Family Festival Antique Auto Show & Parade

Where: 29th St. to JFK Blvd. & Promenade – 09/15/2019: All Day
Details: Fall Family Festival will continue on Sunday with an Antique Auto Show along the Promenade.


Peppa Pig Live

Where: Hackensack Meridian Health Theatre – 09/19/2019: 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Peppa Pig Live


NJ Bike MS
Bike MS: City to Shore Ride

Where: PATCO Woodcrest Station – 09/21/2019 - 09/22/2019: 12:00 am
Details: Bike MS: City to Shore Ride is more than a ride. This 2-day event, with route options for all cycling abilities from 25-175 miles. It…


Fall Fest
Fall Fest at Fox Park

Where: Fox Park – 09/21/2019: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Details: This years Fall Fest will take place in Fox Park, Wildwood on September 21st from 11am - 4pm. Come "Fall" into fun with food trucks,…


Soups of the Shore

Where: Lavallette Borough – 09/21/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Soups of the Shore is an event for all ages. With a variety of soups from craft vendors and local merchant booths, there will be…


Olde Time Italian Festival
Olde Time Italian Festival

Where: Fox Park – 09/27/2019 - 09/28/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Details: Celebrate Italian culture and heritage at Fox Park on Friday from 5 pm until 11 pm. And on Saturday from noon until 11 pm. Experience…


Rock The Farm Festival
6th Annual - Rock The Farm Festival

Where: 62 Grant Avenue – 09/28/2019: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Details: This family friendly event features incredible music all day long, food trucks, beer & wine garden, KidZone, and so much more. This day will feature…


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Spring Lake Italian Festival

Where: Downtown Spring Lake – 09/28/2019: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Details: Bring the entire family to the Italian Festival at Spring Lake. A day filled with music, dancing, food, wine and fun! (Rain date October 5).…


Autumn Crafts & Collectibles Show

Where: The Physick Estate – 10/05/2019: All Day
Details: Celebrate the fall season with your family at the beautiful Emlen Physick Estate. Crafters and collectibles dealers from throughout the region display and sell their…


Fall Forestry Festival
Fall Foresty Festival

Where: Forest Resource Education Center – 10/05/2019: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Details: Join in at the Forest Resource Education Center for the Annual Fall Forestry Festival in Jackson, NJ. This free event features guided hikes, demonstrations, and…


PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue

Where: Boardwalk Hall – 10/05/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue


PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue

Where: Boardwalk Hall – 10/05/2019: 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: PAW Patrol Live!: Race to the Rescue


Victorian Weekend Crafts & Collectibles Show

Where: The Physick Estate – 10/13/2019: All Day
Details: Crafters and collectibles dealers from throughout the region display and sell their wares on the lawn of the Emlen Physick Estate. Presented by the Mid-Atlantic…


Halloween Parade & Dance Party

Where: 45th to 40th St. & Landis Ave. – 10/18/2019: All Day
Details: This parade always features a wide variety of eye-catching participants and entertainers, who will walk, cruise along on floats and delight spectators lining the parade…


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South Jersey Kids & Family Events


Burlington County Farm Fair
Burlington County Farm Fair

Where: Burlington County Fairgrounds – 07/16/2019 - 07/20/2019: 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Details: The Burlington County Farm Fair ("The Family Fun Fair") is held on the beautiful Burlington County Fairgrounds in Springfield Township, NJ. The 2019 Fair will…


Minecraft

Where: Bridgeton Public Library – 07/17/2019: 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Minecraft


Reading Club, ages 9 and up

Where: Vineland Public Library – 07/18/2019: 2:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Children ages 9 and up are invited to a Reading Club at the Vineland Public Library. Join us for stories, activities, Legos and/or crafts. This…


Summer Fest
Glassboro SummerFest

Where: Downtown Glassboro – 07/19/2019 - 07/26/2019: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: Don’t miss out on the third annual SummerFest, every Thursday in July from 5-9pm at the Glassboro Town Square. Enjoy live entertainment with a variety…


KIDZ BOP World Tour 2019

Where: BB&T Pavilion – 07/19/2019: 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: KIDZ BOP World Tour 2019


Kidz Bop Live Parking

Where: BB&T Pavilion – 07/19/2019: 7:01 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Kidz Bop Live Parking


Bi-Lingual Story Time

Where: Bridgeton Public Library – 07/20/2019: 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Bi-Lingual Story Time


KrocFest
KrocFest

Where: The Salvation Army Kroc Center – 07/20/2019: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Details: The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center hosts KrocFest on Saturday, July 20. This free community festival is in celebration of the…


Storytime and Activities Featuring Moon! Earth's Best Friend

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers Moorestown – 07/20/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: What better way to learn about the history and formation of the moon than from the moon itself! Join us for Storytime and activities, and…


Storytime and Activities Featuring Moon! Earth's Best Friend

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers Deptford – 07/20/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: What better way to learn about the history and formation of the moon than from the moon itself! Join us for Storytime and activities, and…


Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Busy Bee: Never Touch a Crocodile

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Cherry Hill – 07/21/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities…


Baby & Me Storytime Featuring Busy Bee: Never Touch a Crocodile

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers Moorestown – 07/21/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Introducing our new Baby & Me Storytime for caregivers and children 0-24 months old. Join us as we read a book and participate in activities…


CAMP WATCH AGES 7- 8 (WK 4)

Where: Kennedy Center – 07/22/2019: All Day
Details: CAMP WATCH AGES 7- 8 (WK 4)


Family Night -- Digger & David: A Gift from the Moon

Where: Vineland Public Library – 07/23/2019: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Families are invited to Digger & David: A Gift from the Moon at the Vineland Public Library. Actor David Hutchman and his puppet pal Digger…


Storytime and Activities Featuring We Don't Eat Our Classmates

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers – Cherry Hill – 07/27/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for part one of our kick off to Kindergarten series. Enjoy fun activities to prepare kids as they begin a new adventure, and…


Storytime and Activities Featuring We Don't Eat Our Classmates

Where: Barnes & Noble Booksellers Deptford – 07/27/2019: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for part one of our kick off to Kindergarten series. Enjoy fun activities to prepare kids as they begin a new adventure, and…


CAMP WATCH AGES 7- 8 (WK 5)

Where: Kennedy Center – 07/29/2019: All Day
Details: CAMP WATCH AGES 7- 8 (WK 5)


Teen Camp Week (5)

Where: Kennedy Center – 07/29/2019: All Day
Details: Teen Camp Week (5)


Tubing Trip- Library

Where: Bridgeton Public Library – 07/29/2019: All Day
Details: Tubing Trip- LibraryFor more Information About the Library's Summer Reading Club Tubing trip, please contact the Bridgeton Public Library at (856) 451-2620


Family Night - Cohanzick Zoo

Where: Vineland Public Library – 07/30/2019: 5:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Join us for our Cohanzick Zoo Family Night at the Vineland Public Library. Learn about zoo animals during a visit from the Cohanzick Zoo in…


Harry Potter Master Lego® Engineering - Week 7

Where: William Allen Middle School – 08/05/2019: All Day
Details: Harry Potter Master Lego® Engineering - Week 7


Family Night: Junie B. Jones: The Musical

Where: Vineland Public Library – 08/13/2019: 5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Details: Families are invited to Junie B. Jones: The Musical at the Vineland Public Library. Join Triple Threat Workshop for a musical based on the beloved…


august festivals
Peach & Ice Cream Social

Where: Bordentown Historical Society – 08/16/2019: 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Details: Peach & Ice Cream Social. Nothing's better than local fresh Jersey peaches! Especially in the form of peach pie a la mode, peach cobbler and…


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South Jersey Youth Outdoor Day 2019

Where: Salem County Sportsmen’s Club – 08/17/2019: 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
Details: Join in at Jersey Youth Outdoor Day. This event is open to children ages 7 through 17. A parent or guardian must accompany all children…


Savor Summer
Savor Summer Wine Festival

Where: Cedar Rose Vineyards – 08/17/2019 - 08/18/2019: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Details: Wine Festival! They’re planning their first festival since their opening, and are excited to be celebrating summer and the little bit of peace before harvest…


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Glassboro Car Show and Food Truck Festival

Where: Glassboro Town Square – 08/30/2019: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Details: The Annual Car show will drive into Glassboro on August 30, 2019. Car enthusiasts will gather in Glassboro, New Jersey at the 2019 Glassboro Car…


PAWS for Art
PAWS for Art

Where: WheatonArts – 09/07/2019: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Details: WheatonArts invites you and your family dogs to a day of art and fun! PAWS for Art is an annual, free admission event. In this…


NJ Bike MS
Bike MS: City to Shore Ride

Where: PATCO Woodcrest Station – 09/21/2019 - 09/22/2019: 12:00 am
Details: Bike MS: City to Shore Ride is more than a ride. This 2-day event, with route options for all cycling abilities from 25-175 miles. It…


The Little Ghost Who Couldn't Say Boo - Live Children's Theatre

Where: Broadway Theatre of Pitman – 10/18/2019: All Day
Details: You would think haunting would come natural to a ghost, wouldn't you? Well, not this one! This particular little ghost needs some help with his…


Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Where: Broadway Theatre of Pitman – 10/25/2019: All Day
Details: The musical begins as the bells of Notre Dame sound through the famed cathedral in the fifteenth-century Paris. Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer who longs to…


Pocahontas - Live Children's Theatre

Where: Broadway Theatre of Pitman – 11/09/2019: All Day
Details: Pocahontas is an Indian Princess that meets Captain John Smith in the wilderness. They quickly bond, fascinated by each other's worlds and end up falling…


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