Calendar of New Jersey Events

 

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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.

 

Dec
23
Tue
2014
Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson
Dec 23 @ 10:30 am

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.

Story Time at Pottery Barn Kids
Dec 23 @ 11:00 am

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

  • 8/26 – Wheels on the Bus
  • 9/2 – Grandparents Day

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
Dec 23 @ 11:30 am

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. 

Pajama Jam at Pottery Barn Kids
Dec 23 @ 5:00 pm

put on your PJ’s and join us for some fun before bedtime. Discover their holiday collection while kids enjoy story time, coloring, cookies and milk

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

Dec
25
Thu
2014
Story time at the Bogota Library
Dec 25 @ 10:30 am

 

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.

Dec
26
Fri
2014
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library
Dec 26 @ 10:30 am

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. 

Dec
27
Sat
2014
Bergen County Zoo Open House
Dec 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Winter Break: Saturday, December 27th and Sunday, December 28th
School’s closed but we’re open and ready to excite all the young learners. Spend your days off school
having fun at the zoo. Stop by the Education Discovery Lab and explore our artifact displays.
Free event

http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/DocumentCenter/View/3352

Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library
Dec 27 @ 10:30 am

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

Lakeshore Learning FREE Make and Take Crafts
Dec 27 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come drop in to Lakeshore Learning on Saturday between 11am and 3 pm for a FREE make and take craft.  No registration is required.

Here are the upcoming crafts:

December 6th- Chilly Snowman

December 13th- Welcome Winter Wreath

December 20th- Festive Card Holder

December 27th- Celebration Noisemaker

January 3rd- Beary Warm Earmuffs

January 10th- Sweet Dream Catcher

January 17th- Crafty Catapult

January 24th- My Friends Photo Board

January 31st- Masquerade Mask

 

There are 3 Lakeshore Learning locations in New Jersey.

Cherry Hill

Marketplace at Garden State Park
2020 Marlton Pike West
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

856-910-0888

East Brunswick

275 State Route 18
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

732-967-8585

The East Brunswick Lakeshore also offers FREE crafts on Sundays from 11 am to 3 pm.

Hackensack

449 Essex St.
Hackensack, NJ 07601

201-441-9214

Dec
28
Sun
2014
Bergen County Zoo Open House
Dec 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Winter Break: Saturday, December 27th and Sunday, December 28th
School’s closed but we’re open and ready to excite all the young learners. Spend your days off school
having fun at the zoo. Stop by the Education Discovery Lab and explore our artifact displays.
Free event

http://www.co.bergen.nj.us/DocumentCenter/View/3352

Dec
30
Tue
2014
Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson
Dec 30 @ 10:30 am

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.

Story Time at Pottery Barn Kids
Dec 30 @ 11:00 am

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

  • 8/26 – Wheels on the Bus
  • 9/2 – Grandparents Day

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
Dec 30 @ 11:30 am

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. 

Pajama Jam at Pottery Barn Kids
Dec 30 @ 5:00 pm

put on your PJ’s and join us for some fun before bedtime. Discover their holiday collection while kids enjoy story time, coloring, cookies and milk

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

Jan
1
Thu
2015
Story time at the Bogota Library
Jan 1 @ 10:30 am

 

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.

Disney on Ice Princesses & Heroes
Jan 1 @ 1:00 pm

Enter a world of wonder where heroes and hearts prevail. Join Ariel as she yearns to explore the world above the waves and Prince Eric as he breaks Ursula’s slithering spell to reclaim his one true love. See Prince Phillip, in a race against time to rescueSleeping Beauty’s Aurora, defeat the evil Maleficent as she transforms herself into a fire-breathing dragon! Be there to discover a whole new world with Jasmine and Aladdin. Join Anna and Elsa and the hilarious snowman Olaf, from Disney’s blockbuster hit Frozen, and discover how an act of true love can thaw a frozen heart. And, watch in awe as the dreams of Cinderella, Belle, Snow White, Rapunzel and Tiana all come true. High-flying jumps, daring acrobatics, breathtaking skating and lovable Disney friends are just a wish away! See Disney On Ice presents Princesses & Heroes Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt where believing is just the beginning!

http://www.disneyonice.com/ticket-info/Princesses-&-Heroes/77

This calendar listing is sponsored, to find out how to  have your event listed please contact Crystal @ Jersey Family Fun dot Com
Jan
2
Fri
2015
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library
Jan 2 @ 10:30 am

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. 

Disney on Ice Princesses & Heroes
Jan 2 @ 1:00 pm

Enter a world of wonder where heroes and hearts prevail. Join Ariel as she yearns to explore the world above the waves and Prince Eric as he breaks Ursula’s slithering spell to reclaim his one true love. See Prince Phillip, in a race against time to rescueSleeping Beauty’s Aurora, defeat the evil Maleficent as she transforms herself into a fire-breathing dragon! Be there to discover a whole new world with Jasmine and Aladdin. Join Anna and Elsa and the hilarious snowman Olaf, from Disney’s blockbuster hit Frozen, and discover how an act of true love can thaw a frozen heart. And, watch in awe as the dreams of Cinderella, Belle, Snow White, Rapunzel and Tiana all come true. High-flying jumps, daring acrobatics, breathtaking skating and lovable Disney friends are just a wish away! See Disney On Ice presents Princesses & Heroes Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt where believing is just the beginning!

http://www.disneyonice.com/ticket-info/Princesses-&-Heroes/77

This calendar listing is sponsored, to find out how to  have your event listed please contact Crystal @ Jersey Family Fun dot Com
Jan
3
Sat
2015
Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library
Jan 3 @ 10:30 am

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

Lakeshore Learning FREE Make and Take Crafts
Jan 3 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come drop in to Lakeshore Learning on Saturday between 11am and 3 pm for a FREE make and take craft.  No registration is required.

Here are the upcoming crafts:

December 6th- Chilly Snowman

December 13th- Welcome Winter Wreath

December 20th- Festive Card Holder

December 27th- Celebration Noisemaker

January 3rd- Beary Warm Earmuffs

January 10th- Sweet Dream Catcher

January 17th- Crafty Catapult

January 24th- My Friends Photo Board

January 31st- Masquerade Mask

 

There are 3 Lakeshore Learning locations in New Jersey.

Cherry Hill

Marketplace at Garden State Park
2020 Marlton Pike West
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

856-910-0888

East Brunswick

275 State Route 18
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

732-967-8585

The East Brunswick Lakeshore also offers FREE crafts on Sundays from 11 am to 3 pm.

Hackensack

449 Essex St.
Hackensack, NJ 07601

201-441-9214

Disney on Ice Princesses & Heroes
Jan 3 @ 1:00 pm

Enter a world of wonder where heroes and hearts prevail. Join Ariel as she yearns to explore the world above the waves and Prince Eric as he breaks Ursula’s slithering spell to reclaim his one true love. See Prince Phillip, in a race against time to rescueSleeping Beauty’s Aurora, defeat the evil Maleficent as she transforms herself into a fire-breathing dragon! Be there to discover a whole new world with Jasmine and Aladdin. Join Anna and Elsa and the hilarious snowman Olaf, from Disney’s blockbuster hit Frozen, and discover how an act of true love can thaw a frozen heart. And, watch in awe as the dreams of Cinderella, Belle, Snow White, Rapunzel and Tiana all come true. High-flying jumps, daring acrobatics, breathtaking skating and lovable Disney friends are just a wish away! See Disney On Ice presents Princesses & Heroes Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt where believing is just the beginning!

http://www.disneyonice.com/ticket-info/Princesses-&-Heroes/77

This calendar listing is sponsored, to find out how to  have your event listed please contact Crystal @ Jersey Family Fun dot Com
Jan
4
Sun
2015
Disney on Ice Princesses & Heroes
Jan 4 @ 1:00 pm

Enter a world of wonder where heroes and hearts prevail. Join Ariel as she yearns to explore the world above the waves and Prince Eric as he breaks Ursula’s slithering spell to reclaim his one true love. See Prince Phillip, in a race against time to rescueSleeping Beauty’s Aurora, defeat the evil Maleficent as she transforms herself into a fire-breathing dragon! Be there to discover a whole new world with Jasmine and Aladdin. Join Anna and Elsa and the hilarious snowman Olaf, from Disney’s blockbuster hit Frozen, and discover how an act of true love can thaw a frozen heart. And, watch in awe as the dreams of Cinderella, Belle, Snow White, Rapunzel and Tiana all come true. High-flying jumps, daring acrobatics, breathtaking skating and lovable Disney friends are just a wish away! See Disney On Ice presents Princesses & Heroes Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt where believing is just the beginning!

http://www.disneyonice.com/ticket-info/Princesses-&-Heroes/77

This calendar listing is sponsored, to find out how to  have your event listed please contact Crystal @ Jersey Family Fun dot Com
Jan
6
Tue
2015
Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson
Jan 6 @ 10:30 am

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.

Mother Goose Story Time-Emerson
Jan 6 @ 11:30 am

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. 

Jan
8
Thu
2015
Story time at the Bogota Library
Jan 8 @ 10:30 am

 

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.

Jan
9
Fri
2015
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library
Jan 9 @ 10:30 am

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. 

Jan
10
Sat
2015
Michaels Kids Club
Jan 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Michaels Kids Club @ Michaels Craft Stores

Kids ages 3 and up are invited to explore their creativity at Michaels Craft Stores! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10AM – 11:30AM. See a store associate to join the fun!

January 10: Stitched Felt Bag

January 17: Freeze Frame

January 24: Mardi Gras Mask

January 31: Valentine’s Day Frame

For more information or to register go to http://www.michaels.com 

Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library
Jan 10 @ 10:30 am

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

Lakeshore Learning FREE Make and Take Crafts
Jan 10 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come drop in to Lakeshore Learning on Saturday between 11am and 3 pm for a FREE make and take craft.  No registration is required.

Here are the upcoming crafts:

December 6th- Chilly Snowman

December 13th- Welcome Winter Wreath

December 20th- Festive Card Holder

December 27th- Celebration Noisemaker

January 3rd- Beary Warm Earmuffs

January 10th- Sweet Dream Catcher

January 17th- Crafty Catapult

January 24th- My Friends Photo Board

January 31st- Masquerade Mask

 

There are 3 Lakeshore Learning locations in New Jersey.

Cherry Hill

Marketplace at Garden State Park
2020 Marlton Pike West
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

856-910-0888

East Brunswick

275 State Route 18
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

732-967-8585

The East Brunswick Lakeshore also offers FREE crafts on Sundays from 11 am to 3 pm.

Hackensack

449 Essex St.
Hackensack, NJ 07601

201-441-9214

Jan
13
Tue
2015
Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson
Jan 13 @ 10:30 am

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.

Mother Goose Story Time-Emerson
Jan 13 @ 11:30 am

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. 

Jan
14
Wed
2015
Family Movie Night-Dumont Library
Jan 14 @ 6:15 pm

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

Jan
15
Thu
2015
Story time at the Bogota Library
Jan 15 @ 10:30 am

 

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.

Jan
16
Fri
2015
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library
Jan 16 @ 10:30 am

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. 

Jan
17
Sat
2015
Michaels Kids Club
Jan 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Michaels Kids Club @ Michaels Craft Stores

Kids ages 3 and up are invited to explore their creativity at Michaels Craft Stores! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10AM – 11:30AM. See a store associate to join the fun!

January 10: Stitched Felt Bag

January 17: Freeze Frame

January 24: Mardi Gras Mask

January 31: Valentine’s Day Frame

For more information or to register go to http://www.michaels.com 

Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library
Jan 17 @ 10:30 am

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

Lakeshore Learning FREE Make and Take Crafts
Jan 17 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come drop in to Lakeshore Learning on Saturday between 11am and 3 pm for a FREE make and take craft.  No registration is required.

Here are the upcoming crafts:

December 6th- Chilly Snowman

December 13th- Welcome Winter Wreath

December 20th- Festive Card Holder

December 27th- Celebration Noisemaker

January 3rd- Beary Warm Earmuffs

January 10th- Sweet Dream Catcher

January 17th- Crafty Catapult

January 24th- My Friends Photo Board

January 31st- Masquerade Mask

 

There are 3 Lakeshore Learning locations in New Jersey.

Cherry Hill

Marketplace at Garden State Park
2020 Marlton Pike West
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

856-910-0888

East Brunswick

275 State Route 18
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

732-967-8585

The East Brunswick Lakeshore also offers FREE crafts on Sundays from 11 am to 3 pm.

Hackensack

449 Essex St.
Hackensack, NJ 07601

201-441-9214

Nature Story Time at the Tenafly Nature Center
Jan 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm

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.

Jan
20
Tue
2015
Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson
Jan 20 @ 10:30 am

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.

Mother Goose Story Time-Emerson
Jan 20 @ 11:30 am

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. 

Jan
22
Thu
2015
Story time at the Bogota Library
Jan 22 @ 10:30 am

 

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.

Jan
23
Fri
2015
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library
Jan 23 @ 10:30 am

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. 

Jan
24
Sat
2015
Michaels Kids Club
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Michaels Kids Club @ Michaels Craft Stores

Kids ages 3 and up are invited to explore their creativity at Michaels Craft Stores! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10AM – 11:30AM. See a store associate to join the fun!

January 10: Stitched Felt Bag

January 17: Freeze Frame

January 24: Mardi Gras Mask

January 31: Valentine’s Day Frame

For more information or to register go to http://www.michaels.com 

Family Movie Matinee-Rochelle Park Library
Jan 24 @ 10:30 am

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

Lakeshore Learning FREE Make and Take Crafts
Jan 24 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come drop in to Lakeshore Learning on Saturday between 11am and 3 pm for a FREE make and take craft.  No registration is required.

Here are the upcoming crafts:

December 6th- Chilly Snowman

December 13th- Welcome Winter Wreath

December 20th- Festive Card Holder

December 27th- Celebration Noisemaker

January 3rd- Beary Warm Earmuffs

January 10th- Sweet Dream Catcher

January 17th- Crafty Catapult

January 24th- My Friends Photo Board

January 31st- Masquerade Mask

 

There are 3 Lakeshore Learning locations in New Jersey.

Cherry Hill

Marketplace at Garden State Park
2020 Marlton Pike West
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002

856-910-0888

East Brunswick

275 State Route 18
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

732-967-8585

The East Brunswick Lakeshore also offers FREE crafts on Sundays from 11 am to 3 pm.

Hackensack

449 Essex St.
Hackensack, NJ 07601

201-441-9214

Jan
27
Tue
2015
Mother Goose Preschool Story Time-Emerson
Jan 27 @ 10:30 am

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.

Mother Goose Story Time-Emerson
Jan 27 @ 11:30 am

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. 

Jan
29
Thu
2015
Story time at the Bogota Library
Jan 29 @ 10:30 am

 

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.

Jan
30
Fri
2015
Toddler Play Group at the Bogota Library
Jan 30 @ 10:30 am

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. 

Jan
31
Sat
2015
Michaels Kids Club
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Michaels Kids Club @ Michaels Craft Stores

Kids ages 3 and up are invited to explore their creativity at Michaels Craft Stores! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10AM – 11:30AM. See a store associate to join the fun!

January 10: Stitched Felt Bag

January 17: Freeze Frame

January 24: Mardi Gras Mask

January 31: Valentine’s Day Frame

For more information or to register go to http://www.michaels.com