Calendar of New Jersey Events

 

Spring Day Trips & Destinations
 

New Jersey is a great place to take in some FREE or low cost family activities. Just take a look at our Calendar of New Jersey Events. Follow the links below for more information on these New Jersey events and events in the surrounding area that we think your family will enjoy.

 

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 Click on the + sign for an event to get more brief details about the event. Clicking on the read more link will take you to a blog post with more information about the event. You can use the drop down menus under categories or tags to find events by the type of event or the county of the event’s location. Underneath the Calendar of Events, you can subscribe to the calendar in a number of ways.

 

Sep
2
Wed
2015
Paramus Story Time @ Barnes & Noble
Sep 2 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Paramus Story Time @ Barnes & Noble | Paramus | New Jersey | United States

Join us in the Children’s Department for a Storytime filled with activities, imagination and fun!

Story time is held at 11 am and 4 pm

For more information click here

Sep
3
Thu
2015
Story time at the Bogota Library @ Bogota Public Library
Sep 3 @ 10:30 am
Story time at the Bogota Library  @ Bogota Public Library  | Bogota | New Jersey | United States

 

Take a journey through some amazing books and have fun along the way!

No Registration Required. Bring the little ones and come on down! Please click here for more information.

Hackensack Barnes & Noble Story Time @ Barnes & Noble
Sep 3 @ 11:00 am
Hackensack Barnes & Noble Story Time @ Barnes & Noble | Hackensack | New Jersey | United States

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday for our weekly Storytime and activities.

For more information click here

Sep
4
Fri
2015
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library @ Bogota Public Library
Sep 4 @ 10:30 am
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library  @ Bogota Public Library  | Bogota | New Jersey | United States

Calling all toddlers! C’mon down for the toddler play group. It’s toys, toddlers, and fun here at the library! It’s toddler-tastic! Please click here for more information. 

Sep
5
Sat
2015
Home Depot Kids Workshop @ Home Depot
Sep 5 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Home Depot Kids Workshop @ Home Depot
  • FREE hands-on workshops designed for children ages 5 – 12 offered the 1st Saturday of every month at all The Home Depot stores between 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment.
  • All kids get to keep their craft and receive a FREE Kids Workshop Apron, commemorative pin and certificate of achievement.

Be sure to visit this link to register to attend and to see what projects are coming up

  • May 2 – How to Build a load and go Truck

You can read about Home Depot Workshops Here

 

 

 

 

Allendale Farmers Market @ Borough Hall
Sep 5 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Allendale Farmers Market @ Borough Hall | Anaheim | California | United States

Allendale Farmers Market to Begin Saturday June 6th

New Location- Borough Hall- 500 West Crescent Avenue – 9:30am – 2:30pm

For more information click here

Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library @ Rochelle Park Library
Sep 5 @ 10:30 am
Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library  @ Rochelle Park Library | Rochelle Park | New Jersey | United States

Please join us every Saturday for a family movie matinee starting at 10:30. Visit the website to see what movie will be playing.

Crestwood Lake Family Water Festival @ Crestwood Lake
Sep 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Crestwood Lake Family Water Festival @ Crestwood Lake | Allendale | New Jersey | United States

Crestwood Lake  – East Beach
Saturday, September 5, 2015, 1:00 – 4:00 pm
Rain Date – Sunday, September 6, 2015,  1:00 – 4:00 pm

 A Great Day of Family Fun

Swimming Events for all Age Groups
Parent Child Relays
Sand Castle Building Contests
Cannon Ball Competition
Long Distance Swim
Tube Relays
Toddler Golf Ball Event


Refreshments will be served!

Prizes for All Participants and Winners

Raffle of Allendale Merchant’s Gifts and Services

For more information click here

Sep
8
Tue
2015
Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson @ Emerson Library
Sep 8 @ 10:30 am
Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson  @ Emerson Library | Emerson | New Jersey | United States

3 & 4 Year Old Story Time is Tuesdays at 10:30 am.There is no need to sign up or call ahead for these programs. For more information please click here.

Hackensack Barnes & Noble Story Time @ Barnes & Noble
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am
Hackensack Barnes & Noble Story Time @ Barnes & Noble | Hackensack | New Jersey | United States

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday for our weekly Storytime and activities.

For more information click here

Story Time at Pottery Barn Kids @ Pottery Barn Kids
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am
Story Time at Pottery Barn Kids @ Pottery Barn Kids

Join us every tuesday at 11am for a new story

Become a book club member and receive a special gift after 5 visits

Some special themes for this season will include

  • 3/2 Read Across America
  • 3/17 St. Patrick’s Day
  • 3/13 – Peter Rabbit

NJ Stores

  • The Promenade at Sagemore, Marlton (Burlington County)
  • Princeton Marketfair, Princeton (Mercer County)
  • Grove West, Shrewsbury (Monmouth County)
  • Short Hills Mall, Short Hills (Essex County)
  • Riverside Square, Hackensack (Bergen County)

http://www.potterybarnkids.com/customer-service/store-events.html?cm_type=fnav

Mother Goose Story Time-Emerson @ Emerson Library
Sep 8 @ 11:30 am
Mother Goose Story Time-Emerson  @ Emerson Library | Emerson | New Jersey | United States

Free story time every Tuesday at 11:30 am for ages birth to two years. All are welcome. No need to register but for more information please click here. 

Sep
9
Wed
2015
Paramus Story Time @ Barnes & Noble
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Paramus Story Time @ Barnes & Noble | Paramus | New Jersey | United States

Join us in the Children’s Department for a Storytime filled with activities, imagination and fun!

Story time is held at 11 am and 4 pm

For more information click here

Family Movie Night-Dumont Library @ Dumont Library
Sep 9 @ 6:15 pm
Family Movie Night-Dumont Library  @ Dumont Library | Dumont | New Jersey | United States

Join us every second Wednesday of the month for night of fun, free evening spent with family watching a movie at the Dumont Library. Please call the library to see what is playing each month. The library’s phone number is 201-384-2030. Refreshment served.

http://dumont.bccls.org

Sep
10
Thu
2015
Story time at the Bogota Library @ Bogota Public Library
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am
Story time at the Bogota Library  @ Bogota Public Library  | Bogota | New Jersey | United States

 

Take a journey through some amazing books and have fun along the way!

No Registration Required. Bring the little ones and come on down! Please click here for more information.

Hackensack Barnes & Noble Story Time @ Barnes & Noble
Sep 10 @ 11:00 am
Hackensack Barnes & Noble Story Time @ Barnes & Noble | Hackensack | New Jersey | United States

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday for our weekly Storytime and activities.

For more information click here

Sep
11
Fri
2015
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library @ Bogota Public Library
Sep 11 @ 10:30 am
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library  @ Bogota Public Library  | Bogota | New Jersey | United States

Calling all toddlers! C’mon down for the toddler play group. It’s toys, toddlers, and fun here at the library! It’s toddler-tastic! Please click here for more information. 

Sep
12
Sat
2015
Allendale Farmers Market @ Borough Hall
Sep 12 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Allendale Farmers Market @ Borough Hall | Anaheim | California | United States

Allendale Farmers Market to Begin Saturday June 6th

New Location- Borough Hall- 500 West Crescent Avenue – 9:30am – 2:30pm

For more information click here

Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library @ Rochelle Park Library
Sep 12 @ 10:30 am
Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library  @ Rochelle Park Library | Rochelle Park | New Jersey | United States

Please join us every Saturday for a family movie matinee starting at 10:30. Visit the website to see what movie will be playing.

Sep
15
Tue
2015
Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson @ Emerson Library
Sep 15 @ 10:30 am
Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson  @ Emerson Library | Emerson | New Jersey | United States

3 & 4 Year Old Story Time is Tuesdays at 10:30 am.There is no need to sign up or call ahead for these programs. For more information please click here.

Hackensack Barnes & Noble Story Time @ Barnes & Noble
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am
Hackensack Barnes & Noble Story Time @ Barnes & Noble | Hackensack | New Jersey | United States

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday for our weekly Storytime and activities.

For more information click here

Story Time at Pottery Barn Kids @ Pottery Barn Kids
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am
Story Time at Pottery Barn Kids @ Pottery Barn Kids

Join us every tuesday at 11am for a new story

Become a book club member and receive a special gift after 5 visits

Some special themes for this season will include

  • 3/2 Read Across America
  • 3/17 St. Patrick’s Day
  • 3/13 – Peter Rabbit

NJ Stores

  • The Promenade at Sagemore, Marlton (Burlington County)
  • Princeton Marketfair, Princeton (Mercer County)
  • Grove West, Shrewsbury (Monmouth County)
  • Short Hills Mall, Short Hills (Essex County)
  • Riverside Square, Hackensack (Bergen County)

http://www.potterybarnkids.com/customer-service/store-events.html?cm_type=fnav

Mother Goose Story Time-Emerson @ Emerson Library
Sep 15 @ 11:30 am
Mother Goose Story Time-Emerson  @ Emerson Library | Emerson | New Jersey | United States

Free story time every Tuesday at 11:30 am for ages birth to two years. All are welcome. No need to register but for more information please click here. 

Sep
16
Wed
2015
Paramus Story Time @ Barnes & Noble
Sep 16 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Paramus Story Time @ Barnes & Noble | Paramus | New Jersey | United States

Join us in the Children’s Department for a Storytime filled with activities, imagination and fun!

Story time is held at 11 am and 4 pm

For more information click here

Sep
17
Thu
2015
Story time at the Bogota Library @ Bogota Public Library
Sep 17 @ 10:30 am
Story time at the Bogota Library  @ Bogota Public Library  | Bogota | New Jersey | United States

 

Take a journey through some amazing books and have fun along the way!

No Registration Required. Bring the little ones and come on down! Please click here for more information.

Hackensack Barnes & Noble Story Time @ Barnes & Noble
Sep 17 @ 11:00 am
Hackensack Barnes & Noble Story Time @ Barnes & Noble | Hackensack | New Jersey | United States

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday for our weekly Storytime and activities.

For more information click here

Sep
18
Fri
2015
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library @ Bogota Public Library
Sep 18 @ 10:30 am
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library  @ Bogota Public Library  | Bogota | New Jersey | United States

Calling all toddlers! C’mon down for the toddler play group. It’s toys, toddlers, and fun here at the library! It’s toddler-tastic! Please click here for more information. 

Sep
19
Sat
2015
Allendale Farmers Market @ Borough Hall
Sep 19 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Allendale Farmers Market @ Borough Hall | Anaheim | California | United States

Allendale Farmers Market to Begin Saturday June 6th

New Location- Borough Hall- 500 West Crescent Avenue – 9:30am – 2:30pm

For more information click here

Bergen County Fall 4 H Fair @ Overpeck Park
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Ridgefield Parks Annual Street Fair
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Ridgefield Parks Annual Street Fair @ Ridgefield Park | New Jersey | United States

On Saturday, September 19, 2015 the Village of Ridgefield Park is holding its Annual Fall Festival Street Fair. This event will once again be held along Main Street from Cedar Street to Park Street. The show hours are 10AM-5PM. The street will be transformed into a giant town block party. There will be mechanical kiddie rides, climbing wall, face painting, sand art, temporary tattoos & so much more! There will be live local entertainment on stage all day long. This event brings the whole community together. Many of the local merchants and businesses will showcase their shops and offer their special sales. Everyone will surely enjoy the open air cafes along the street fair route offering a wide selection of delicious foods such as hot dogs, ice cream, chicken fingers, zeppoles, shish ka bobs, fresh squeezed lemonade, Italian Ices, french fries, hamburgers, sausage and pepper sandwiches, cheesesteaks, roasted corn and much more. There will be attractions for everyone

Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library @ Rochelle Park Library
Sep 19 @ 10:30 am
Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library  @ Rochelle Park Library | Rochelle Park | New Jersey | United States

Please join us every Saturday for a family movie matinee starting at 10:30. Visit the website to see what movie will be playing.

Nature Story Time at the Tenafly Nature Center @ Tenafly Nature Center
Sep 19 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
Nature Story Time at the Tenafly Nature Center  @ Tenafly Nature Center | Tenafly | New Jersey | United States

Families with children ages 3-7 will enjoy a nature-themed story and a visit from one of Tenafly Nature Center’s Animal Ambassadors. Learn about the animal and how they came to Tenafly Nature Center. A new story and animal are featured each month. Animals may include snakes, frogs, turtles, owls or a hawk. Meet on the Visitor Center porch. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held under cover. Children must be accompanied by an adult who may attend for free.Please click here for more information.

Sep
22
Tue
2015
Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson @ Emerson Library
Sep 22 @ 10:30 am
Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson  @ Emerson Library | Emerson | New Jersey | United States

3 & 4 Year Old Story Time is Tuesdays at 10:30 am.There is no need to sign up or call ahead for these programs. For more information please click here.

Hackensack Barnes & Noble Story Time @ Barnes & Noble
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am
Hackensack Barnes & Noble Story Time @ Barnes & Noble | Hackensack | New Jersey | United States

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday for our weekly Storytime and activities.

For more information click here

Story Time at Pottery Barn Kids @ Pottery Barn Kids
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am
Story Time at Pottery Barn Kids @ Pottery Barn Kids

Join us every tuesday at 11am for a new story

Become a book club member and receive a special gift after 5 visits

Some special themes for this season will include

  • 3/2 Read Across America
  • 3/17 St. Patrick’s Day
  • 3/13 – Peter Rabbit

NJ Stores

  • The Promenade at Sagemore, Marlton (Burlington County)
  • Princeton Marketfair, Princeton (Mercer County)
  • Grove West, Shrewsbury (Monmouth County)
  • Short Hills Mall, Short Hills (Essex County)
  • Riverside Square, Hackensack (Bergen County)

http://www.potterybarnkids.com/customer-service/store-events.html?cm_type=fnav

Mother Goose Story Time-Emerson @ Emerson Library
Sep 22 @ 11:30 am
Mother Goose Story Time-Emerson  @ Emerson Library | Emerson | New Jersey | United States

Free story time every Tuesday at 11:30 am for ages birth to two years. All are welcome. No need to register but for more information please click here. 

Sep
23
Wed
2015
Paramus Story Time @ Barnes & Noble
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Paramus Story Time @ Barnes & Noble | Paramus | New Jersey | United States

Join us in the Children’s Department for a Storytime filled with activities, imagination and fun!

Story time is held at 11 am and 4 pm

For more information click here

Sep
24
Thu
2015
Story time at the Bogota Library @ Bogota Public Library
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am
Story time at the Bogota Library  @ Bogota Public Library  | Bogota | New Jersey | United States

 

Take a journey through some amazing books and have fun along the way!

No Registration Required. Bring the little ones and come on down! Please click here for more information.

Hackensack Barnes & Noble Story Time @ Barnes & Noble
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am
Hackensack Barnes & Noble Story Time @ Barnes & Noble | Hackensack | New Jersey | United States

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday for our weekly Storytime and activities.

For more information click here

Sep
25
Fri
2015
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library @ Bogota Public Library
Sep 25 @ 10:30 am
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library  @ Bogota Public Library  | Bogota | New Jersey | United States

Calling all toddlers! C’mon down for the toddler play group. It’s toys, toddlers, and fun here at the library! It’s toddler-tastic! Please click here for more information. 

Sep
26
Sat
2015
Free Entrance at National Parks for National Public Lands Day @ National Parks
Sep 26 all-day
Free Entrance at National Parks for National Public Lands Day  @ National Parks
America’s Best Idea – the national parks – is even better when it’s free!Mark your calendar for these entrance fee-free* dates in 2015:

Photo of hikers on the Cerro Grande Trail at Bandelier National Monument.

  • January 19
    Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • February 14-16
    Presidents Day weekend
  • April 18-19
    opening weekend of National Park Week
  • August 25
    National Park Service Birthday
  • September 26
    National Public Lands Day
  • November 11
    Veterans Day

Click this link to learn more info about the NJ parks included

  • Appalachian
  • Delaware Water Gap
  • Ellis Island
  • Gateway
  • Great Egg Harbor River
  • Lower Delaware
  • Morristown
  • New Jersey Coastal Heritage trails
  • New Jersey Pinelands
  • Paterson Great Falls
  • Thomas Edison
  • Washington-Rochambeau

 

http://www.nps.gov/findapark/feefreeparks.htm

Allendale Farmers Market @ Borough Hall
Sep 26 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Allendale Farmers Market @ Borough Hall | Anaheim | California | United States

Allendale Farmers Market to Begin Saturday June 6th

New Location- Borough Hall- 500 West Crescent Avenue – 9:30am – 2:30pm

For more information click here

Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library @ Rochelle Park Library
Sep 26 @ 10:30 am
Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library  @ Rochelle Park Library | Rochelle Park | New Jersey | United States

Please join us every Saturday for a family movie matinee starting at 10:30. Visit the website to see what movie will be playing.

Wyckoff YMCA Italian Festival @ Wyckoff YMCA
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Wyckoff YMCA Italian Festival @ Wyckoff YMCA | Wyckoff | New Jersey | United States

Come enjoy an afternoon of “All things Italian!” Enjoy eating at our zeppoli, pasta, pizza and gelati booths. Show your skills in our bocce ball tournament and dough tossing contests. Become your own Michelangelo and design an Italian tile.
Cost: $20 per family

Sep
27
Sun
2015
Museum at the Train Station Open House @ Main Line Train Station
Sep 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Museum at the Train Station Open House @ Main Line Train Station | Glen Rock | New Jersey | United States

Come visit the Glen Rock Historical & Preservation Society’s Museum at the Station, open on the last Sunday of each month from 1 to 3 pm. Permanent and rotating displays showcase items and events from Glen Rock’s past. Free admission although donations are gratefully accepted. Appropriate for all ages. Please click here for more information. 

Sep
29
Tue
2015
Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson @ Emerson Library
Sep 29 @ 10:30 am
Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson  @ Emerson Library | Emerson | New Jersey | United States

3 & 4 Year Old Story Time is Tuesdays at 10:30 am.There is no need to sign up or call ahead for these programs. For more information please click here.

Hackensack Barnes & Noble Story Time @ Barnes & Noble
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am
Hackensack Barnes & Noble Story Time @ Barnes & Noble | Hackensack | New Jersey | United States

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday for our weekly Storytime and activities.

For more information click here

Story Time at Pottery Barn Kids @ Pottery Barn Kids
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am
Story Time at Pottery Barn Kids @ Pottery Barn Kids

Join us every tuesday at 11am for a new story

Become a book club member and receive a special gift after 5 visits

Some special themes for this season will include

  • 3/2 Read Across America
  • 3/17 St. Patrick’s Day
  • 3/13 – Peter Rabbit

NJ Stores

  • The Promenade at Sagemore, Marlton (Burlington County)
  • Princeton Marketfair, Princeton (Mercer County)
  • Grove West, Shrewsbury (Monmouth County)
  • Short Hills Mall, Short Hills (Essex County)
  • Riverside Square, Hackensack (Bergen County)

http://www.potterybarnkids.com/customer-service/store-events.html?cm_type=fnav

Mother Goose Story Time-Emerson @ Emerson Library
Sep 29 @ 11:30 am
Mother Goose Story Time-Emerson  @ Emerson Library | Emerson | New Jersey | United States

Free story time every Tuesday at 11:30 am for ages birth to two years. All are welcome. No need to register but for more information please click here.