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Free Bowling for Kids Today

New Jersey - Various Locations

Across New Jersey bowling alleys have started to accept registrations for the Kids Bowl Free program. This great program lets kids and teens bowl up to 2 free games a day up to 7 days a week. Head over to our Where Can Kids Bowl Free in New Jersey? guide to learn more details and...


Ocean City Farmers Market

Downtown Ocean City Asbury Avenue from 5th to 14th Street, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Ocean City, New Jersey.   Farmers Market Every Wednesday starting June 30th through September 8th - Tabernacle Grounds. Crafters in the street at 6th & Asbury Ave.   When is the Farmers Market? Every Wednesday starting June 30, 2021 - September 8, 2021.   Where is the Farmers Market?...


Family Photo Scavenger Hunt at Haggerty Education Center

Frelinghuysen Arboretum 353 Hanover Ave, Morristown

Here are more fun activities in Morris Township, New Jersey.   Family Photo Scavenger Hunt Travel from shady spot to shady spot and hunt for the clues to how trees survive the heat of summer. Find all the items and win a prize.   When is the Family Photo Scavenger Hunt? July 26, 2021 -...


CHEAP Movies at Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse

Cinemark Participating Theaters

Here's more fun things to do in Hazlet and Wayne, New Jersey.   Summer Movie Clubhouse   Cheap Movies at Cinemark are back for Summer 2021 Summer Movie Clubhouse is back at Cinemark with 8 weeks of kid-approved movies! Enjoy safe and exciting big-screen entertainment for just $1.50 (plus taxes & fees) per ticket for...


Free Beach Days in Sea Isle City

Sea Isle City NJ

Wednesdays are FREE BEACH DAYS! No beach tags required. This promotion has been renewed for 2021.


Free Movies in Toms River at Marquee Cinemas

Marquee Cinemas 1311 Route 37 West, Toms River

Here are more fun activities in Toms River, New Jersey.   Summer Movie Series at Marquee Cinemas in Toms River Join this summer for the 2021 FREE kids summer movie series. Each week, they will offer family-friendly flicks. Pick and choose what you would like to see or come each week and watch them all,...


CHEAP Movies at Regal Cinemas 2021

Participating Regal Cinema Locations

Schedule of Regal Cinemas $1 movies with listing of what movies are playing each week.


Family Fun Shows in Logan Township at Dream Park

Gloucester County DREAM Park 400 US Route 130, Logan Township

Here are more fun activities in Logan Township, New Jersey.   Family Fun Shows Children and families are invited to sing-a-long, dance-a-long and have fun! FREE shows last approximately one hour.   When are the Family Fun Shows? Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at 10:30am Wednesday, August 4, 2021 at 10:30am Wednesday, August 25, 2021 at...


Ocean City Wacky Wednesdays

Ocean City Music Pier 825 Boardwalk, Ocean City

Here are more fun activities in Ocean City, New Jersey.   Wacky Wednesday Contest is free but capacity will be limited based on outdoor gathering restrictions. Open to all ages. Start time: 10:30 am at the Music Pier, Moorlyn Terrace & Boardwalk. For more information, call 609-399-6111.   When are Wacky Wednesdays? Wednesdays starting June...


Seining Along Sandy Hook Bay at Bayshore Waterfront Park

Bayshore Waterfront Park 719 Port Monmouth Rd, Port Monmouth

Here are more fun activities in Port Monmouth, New Jersey.   Seining Along Sandy Hook Bay Discover what lives in the bay as Park System Naturalists pull a seine net through the calm waters of Sandy Hook Bay. Weather permitting.   When is the Seining along Sandy Hook Bay? Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays, through August...


Canoe and Kayak Rentals in Bridgeton

West Park Dr - Bridgeton West Park Drive, Bridgeton

Here are more fun activities in Bridgeton, New Jersey.   When are City of Bridgeton Canoe and Kayak rentals available? Memorial Day to Labor Day. Weekdays, 1-6pm. Weekends, 12-6pm. Final launch at 5pm.   What does it cost to rent a kayak or row boat in the City of Bridgeton? $10/hour. Cash only. Exact amount...


Neighborhood Block Party in Trenton

Trenton Parks (See Description) Trenton

Here are more fun activities in Trenton, New Jersey.   Neighborhood Block Party - Take It to The Streets Fun family events at various locations in Trenton!   When is the Neighborhood Block Party? Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00pm - 8:00pm   Where are the Trenton Neighborhood Block Parties? This event will be held at...


Picnic in the Park in Lawrence Township

Various Parks in Lawrence Township Lawrence Township

Here are more fun activities in Lawrence, New Jersey.   Picnic in the Park Bring your family, meet your friends have an ice cream from Mister Softee and then enjoy the beautiful Colonial Lake Park!   When is the Picnic in the Park? July 28, 2021, August 4, 2021 and August 11, 2021   Where...


Lower Township Summer Concerts at Cape May – Lewes Ferry Terminal Green

Cape May’s Ferry Terminal Lawn 1200 Lincoln Blvd, North Cape May

Here's more fun things to do in Lower Township, New Jersey.   Free Family Concert Series at the Cape May – Lewes Ferry Terminal Green   Summer Concerts in Lower Township are back for Summer 2021 Guests are invited to bring beach chairs, blankets, family and friends and enjoy an evening of live music and...


Berkeley Township Summer Concerts

Veteran's Park - Bayville Bayville

Here's more fun things to do in Berkeley Township, New Jersey.   Sounds of Summer Concert Series   Summer Concerts in Berkeley Township are back for Summer 2021 Come down for concerts at Veterans Park in Bayville.     2021 Berkeley Township Summer Concerts Schedule June 23, 2021 - Jukebox Legends & AM Gold Yacht...


National Night Out in Berkeley Township

Veterans Park - Bayville 489 Forest Hills Parkway, Bayville

Here are more fun activities in Berkeley Township, New Jersey.   Night Out Against Crime     When is the Night Out Against Crime? Wednesday, August 4, 2021 from 6:00pm - 9:00pm   Where is the Berkeley Township National Night Out? The event will be held at Veterans Park in Bayville.     National Night...


Morristown Concerts at Vail Mansion

Vail Mansion 110 South St, Morristown

Here's more fun things to do in Morristown, New Jersey.   Arts in the Community Series   Summer Concerts in Morristown are back for Summer 2021 We are excited to bring back our free Arts in the Community summer series! This year’s concerts will span a variety of musical styles, feature returning favorites such as...


South Amboy Concerts at Raritan Bay Waterfront Park

Raritan Bay Waterfront Park O’Leary Boulevard, South Amboy

Here's more fun things to do in South Amboy, New Jersey.   Summer Concerts in South Amboy are back for Summer 2021 Spend your summer evenings with us and enjoy free live music in one of our beautiful parks during our annual Music in the Park Series. All you need is your favorite lawn chair...


Marlton Concerts at The Promenade at Sagemore

The Promenade at Sagemore: Home 500 Route 73 S # E1, Marlton

Here's more fun things to do in Marlton, New Jersey.   Summer Concerts in Marlton are back for Summer 2021 This Summer's, FREE Concert Series is going to be better than ever! Stop by every Wednesday, 6:30 - 8:30pm to be a part of the action and fun.     2021 Marlton Summer Concerts Schedule...


Fair Haven Concerts at the Dock

Fair Haven Dock Fair Haven Road, Fair Haven

Here's more fun things to do in Fair Haven, New Jersey.   Wednesdays on the Water   Summer Concerts in Fair Haven are back for Summer 2021 Come enjoy some tunes while watching the sunset over the Navesink!     2021 Fair Haven Summer Concerts Schedule July 28, 2021 at 7:15pm - The Wag August...


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