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7th Annual Wildwood Crest Sand Sculpting Festival Heather Road Beach. 9 am-2 pm. One of the East Coast's premier amateur sand sculpting contests, along with live music, beach games and more. FREE event for participatants and spectators. Event hosted by professional sand sculptor Matt Long, a fomer castmember of the the Travel Channel's Sandmasters. ...Find out more »
This year Hopatcong Days will be held on July 12th, 13th and 14th. It will be filled with fun, food, activities, and entertainment the whole family will enjoy! Saturday Events - 11:00am Parade: Starts at Hudson Maxim School and ends at Modick Park. Come join the fun! 12 pm to 3 pm: Petting Zoo &...Find out more »
This year Hopatcong Days will be held on July 12th, 13th and 14th. It will be filled with fun, food, activities, and entertainment the whole family will enjoy! Saturday Events - 11:30 am: Tribute to our Soldiers and Families at the Maxim Glen Gazebo. Please come and show your support! 12pm to 4pm: Rides at...Find out more »
This summer Michael's Summer Camp, Camp Creativity is offering a 7 week program where kids can create crafts focusing a new theme each week. Michael's Summer Camp, Camp Creativity Michael's Camp Creativity Classes meet Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 am - 12 pm. The cost is $3 per 30 minute session for ages...Find out more »
Come down July 10th - 14th at the Ocean County Fair at Robert J. Miller Air Park! Wednesday 5 P.M. - 11 P.M. Thursday 5 P.M. - 11 P.M. Friday 11 A.M. - 11...Find out more »
Its Christmas at the DAR Van Bunschooten Museum! The historic DAR Van Bunschooten Museum will be open for complimentary tours. There will be many re-enactors to make history come alive. Feel free to stay for lunch and a sweet treat from our "Elias Cafe" as you enjoy the beautiful country setting and visit our historic...Find out more »
Lodi Story Time and Play Group Join us in the children's room for books, songs, and play. This program is open to children of all ages.Find out more »
Storytime and Play Group Join us in the children's room for books, songs, and play. This program is open to children of all ages.Find out more »
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 11 a.m.-12 p.m. from June 24-August 23 Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth Discover a variety of fish, crabs and other sea creatures as we pull a long seine net along the edge of Sandy Hook Bay. It will be a fun time for everyone as we find out what lives and...Find out more »
Join us for the second show in our Summer Concert Series! The Township Committee and the Manalapan Township Arts Council will be hosting a fun night at the Manalapan Recreation Center on Friday, July 12th. CAR SHOW! The car show will begin in our West Entrance Parking Lot. Bring Your Car! No pre-registration is required. Gates will open at...Find out more »
Come out and enjoy a fun community evening in the park! Music, games, food trucks, Fire truck and all round summer fun!Find out more »
The Berlin Farmer's Market Hosts a free Family Fun Night every Friday night from 5 pm - 7 pm. What's better is this Berlin event is an indoor event. Rain or shine join the free family fun. 1st Friday of every month - free face painting! 2nd Friday of every month - free glitter tattoos!...Find out more »
A neighborhood favorite! Relax and enjoy delicious farm-to-fork food each Friday night in the summer beginning on June 21st through August 20th (weather permitting) with your family and friends. Summer Nights on the Farm offers fresh-air fun, great food, live music, and good friends! Donaldson Farms staff and family create a new a la carte menu each week...Find out more »
The Belmar Business Partnership is proud to be the new sponsor of the Friday Night Concert Series in downtown Belmar. Please see below for the summer 2019 schedule of live musical entertainment in Pyanoe Plaza. All shows take place from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Bring your own chairs. 2019 Friday Night Downtown Belmar Summer...Find out more »
The Downtown Concert Series, six FREE Friday evening, family-friendly concerts, is held outside on the lawn of the Museum where picnicking is encouraged! Bring the family and plan to spend time Friday evening in beautiful, historic downtown Madison exploring the town’s many unique shops and restaurants. Downtown Madison Summer Concerts at the Museum of...Find out more »
DO AC Boardwalk Summer Entertainment Kicks Off June 19 ~ Free Nightly Atlantic City Concerts on the Boardwalk at Kennedy Plaza ~ The Atlantic City Boardwalk will be alive seven nights a week this summer with free LIVE music, courtesy of the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA). Free entertainment takes place nightly from June...Find out more »
July 10 - 14 Wed. ~ 6:00pm - 10:00pm Thurs. ~ 6:00pm - 10:00pm Fri. ~ 6:00pm - 12:00am Sat. ~ 3:00pm - 12:00am Sun. ~ 3:00pm - 8:00pm Fireworks Saturday at 9:00pm! Admission & Tickets: There is no admission fee to enter the Mount Olive Carnival grounds Unlimited Ride Wristbands will be available at...Find out more »
All events are held at Woodlot Park (124 New Road) - FREE Admission Friday, July 12: Mr. Ray & Family Movie - "A Dog's Way Home" Mr. Ray (Click here for sample of Mr. Ray's music) is a children’s musical entertainer. The concert begins at 6:30 pm. The movie, "A Dog's Way Home" (Click here for movie trailer) begins at about 8:45...Find out more »
Another great lineup this year! Join us on Friday nights at 6:30 pm on the Concert Lawn (concerts moved indoors in inclement weather). Bring a lawn chair; no alcohol permitted on state property. $5 donation requested. June 14 - No Fuss & Feathers June 28 - The Kootz July 12 - Richard Reiter Swing Band...Find out more »
Come down for Tuckerton Borough's Free Summer Concert Series on Tuckerton Seaport's outdoor stage. Please bring your own beach chairs or blanket. For the safety and comfort of all our guests, alcohol and pets are not allowed. Smoking is only permitted in the clam shell parking lot. Concerts are from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm....Find out more »
Mayor Dan Reiman presents Carteret Concerts in the Park on Friday evenings in Carteret Park. Carteret Concerts in the Park 2019 Schedule July 5 - Bill Turner & The Blue Smoke Band July 12 –Memphis Rain July 19 - Party of 5 July 26 - Larry Stevens Band August 2 - The Crosstones August 9...Find out more »
Concerts are held from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM unless otherwise noted, at DiRenzo Park, on Dell Avenue (just off of Allen Street) Netcong. Rain dates are the following Sunday from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Schedule subject to change. For up to date information call the Netcong Recreation HOT LINE at 973-347-7307, extension #134. ...Find out more »
Free Movies on the Beach every Friday night at dark this summer for you and the family! Movies start at dark, bring a blanket, kick back, and enjoy the show! *Weather permitting. Movies on the Beach at Jenkinson's - Point Pleasant Beach Schedule June 21 – Trolls (PG) June 28 – Ralph Breaks the Internet...Find out more »
Mark your calendars for the free Egg Harbor Township summer concerts on Friday evenings June 28 – August 23, 7 - 9 pm, at Tony Canale Park featuring a great lineup of bands for you to enjoy. 2019 | Egg Harbor Township Rhythm in the Parks Concert Series Schedule FRIDAYS • 7 pm-9 pm...Find out more »
Keansburg Concert Series 2019 at Baywalk East- bring a chair or blanket. Fridays at 7:00pm! July 5 ~ 7800 FAHENHEIT - A Tribute to Classic Bon Jovi !! We walk, talk, Play & ROCK like old school Long haired BON JOVI!! C ya @ the ROCK SHOW!! July 12 ~ Soulstirs - Jersey Shore based...Find out more »
Commissioner Tom DiMaggio and the Department of Parks and Recreation are pleased to announce the upcoming line-up for the 2019 Summer Concerts in Town Hall Park, located on Delafield Avenue, which will run during July. See the schedule below. Wednesday, July 10, 2019 - Celebrating 50 years of Woodstock "Stone Flower" Santana Tribute - 7:00...Find out more »
Rotary Park Bandstand - Music in the Park FREE MUSIC IN THE PARK! Bring a beach chair, or enjoy on one of our comfortable park benches. 2019 Cape May’s Free Concerts in the Park Summer Schedule: June Concerts JUNE 28 - CUMBERLAND COUNTY JAZZ ENSEMBLE & WIND SYMPHONY JUNE 29- WIND SYMPHONY OF SOUTHERN...Find out more »
Family Movie Night - Program for All Ages Join us once a month for a Family Movie Night, showing Family-Friendly Films on our 70” Flat Screen TV. An adult must stay with children under the age of 10. June 7 – Spider-Man – Into the Spider-Verse July 12 August 9 Call the Library at: 973-838-3262...Find out more »
Fridays evening throughout the summer, Lindenwold Park hosts a Friday Family Fun Night with entertainment starting at 7PM. Stay at the park for a family friendly movie. Friday Family Fun Night and Movie Lindenwold 2019 Schedule July 12 July 26Find out more »
Somers Point celebrates summertime with its 27th Annual AtlantiCare Concerts on the beach starting Friday, June 21. All concerts take place on William Morrow Beach on Bay Avenue starting at 7 p.m. and are free to attend. Attendance is free to the public, and there will be limited snacks and non-alcoholic beverages available for purchase at...Find out more »
Free Admission and Refreshments. Movies start at 7:00pm - check description for location! 2019 Dates: Friday, July 12 - Beauty and the Beast Washington Schoool - 3905 New York Ave Friday, August 9 - Sing Robert Waters School - 2800 Summit Ave Friday, August 23 - Moana Colin Powell - 15th St. & New...Find out more »
South Orange Village Center Alliance invites you to dine and dance under the stars as they present Downtown After Sundown in the Live Music Capital of North Jersey. Join the fun under the Gazebo on Fridays for Jazz on Sloan and in Spiotta Park on Saturdays where every style of music from acoustic to zydeco,...Find out more »
All concerts FREE for Long Hill Residents. Parking Limited, and carpooling is encouraged. Make sure to get your concert shirt and support your Parks & Recreation Dept. so that we may bring more programs like this to you in the future. T-shirts available at the Rec Office for $25 each. July 12 ~ 7:00pm -...Find out more »
Join us for Friday Fire Pit Fun Night! Bring yourselves, your family, friends, and coolers...come and relax and enjoy the music around our 5 brand new Fire Pits each Friday night beginning June 28th running through August 30th on the 68th Street Ocean Beach 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm. Celebrate the weekend kick off! June...Find out more »
UC Fit Yoga begins in the parks at 6:30. The concerts begin at 7:30. Sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. Summer 2019 Schedule: July Concerts at Echo Lake Park, Mountainside - June 21: New Jersey Symphony Orchestra July 10: Radio Petty (The Best of Tom Petty) July 17: Verdict July 24: Black...Find out more »
Essex County - Brookdale Park All performances begin at 7:30 pm. Essex County Summer Concerts Schedule Friday, July 5: "Wanted DOA" Bon Jovi Tribute Band Friday, July 12: "On the Radio" Donna Summer Tribute Friday, July 19: "Shadows of the 60s" Friday, July 26: "Beginnings" Chicago Tribute Friday, August 2: The InfernosFind out more »
Summer Concert Series at Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade Linden Summer Concerts Schedule Fri. June 7, 2019 Joe Zelnik ~ Rat Pack 7:30 pm Tue. June 11, 2019 Verdict ~ Reggae 7:30 pm Tue. June 18, 2019 Madison Ave ~ Classic Rock 7:30 pm Fri. June 21, 2018 American Rapture ~ R&B/Soul 7:30 pm Tue....Find out more »
Free Movies and Popcorn in Hudson County - July and August Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy an evening in the park! Movies begin at sundown. July Free Movies in Hudson County Dates: Friday, July 5 - Avengers Gregg Park - Bayonne Wedneday, July 10 - How to Train Your Dragon Washington...Find out more »
RIVERWINDS STREET FEST OUTDOOR CONCERT SERIES at the RiverWinds Amphitheater All Concerts Are Free & Start @ 8:00 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs! July 12 - Mystery Machine July 19 - The Infernos July 26 - Shot of Southern August 2 - Sensational Soul Cruisers August 9 - 39 MarinerFind out more »
Howell Movies In The Park ~ Summer 2019 schedule July 12 ~ Jumanji: How to Train Your Dragon July 26 ~ Captain Marvel August 9 ~ Mary Poppins Returns August 23 ~ CoCo HOWELL LIBRARY HILL ~ 318 OLD TAVERN ROAD MOVIES BEGIN AT DUSK BRING YOUR BLANKETS OR FAVORITE LOW BACK LAWN CHAIR NON-PERISHABLE...Find out more »
Free Movies Under the Stars at Excursion Park Sea Isle City host Free Outdoor Movies (at dusk) at Excursion Park every FRIDAY in the summer from the July through August. Excursion Park is located at JFK Boulevard and Pleasure Ave. Just bring a blanket, beach chair, and some bug spray. Free Family Movies Under the Stars 2019...Find out more »
Free Movies in the Park Gather the family and bring your blankets and chairs to catch a free movie anywhere throughout the county all summer long. Unless otherwise noted, the rain date for all movies will be the next day. All shows begin at dusk (8:00-8:30). Movies are provided by the County and titles are...Find out more »
Bring the whole family to this fun and free movie event! Once it gets dark movies will play at the Washington Lake Park Amphitheater. Make sure to bring your own chairs or blankets. Movies begin at 7:00pm unless otherwise noted. We look forward to seeing you all out there! Washington Township Summer Movie Night at...Find out more »
RIVERWINDS STREET FEST OUTDOOR CONCERT SERIES at the RiverWinds Amphitheater All Concerts Are Free & Start @ 8:00 p.m. - Bring your own lawn chair! West Deptford Summer Concerts 2019 Schedule: June 7 - Parrot Beach June 28 - Split Decision July 12 - Mystery Machine July 19 - The Infernos July 26 - Shot...Find out more »
Robbinsville Township Recreation Division invites you to come out with your family, friends, co-workers, whoever for a Drive In Movie Night here in Robbinsville!!! $5 per vehicle.Find out more »
Summer Movies on the Green Friday, July 12th – CoCo Friday, August 2nd – The Sandlot Enjoy a family-friendly movie under the stars on the Green. Come early for dinner, then grab some ice cream for the show! Free admission | Bring your own blanket or lawn chair Movies will begin at duskFind out more »
Movies begin at dusk Lebanon Township Summer Movies in the Park Memorial Park - Free Admission June 14 - The Greatest Showman July 12 - The Goonies New this year! The July movie will include a camp out! Pop up a tent and enjoy the summer night under the stars with your friends and family....Find out more »
The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council and the Office of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the Jersey City Parks Coalition, are pleased to welcome back the free film series Movies in the Park, a citywide cinema experience for all ages in outdoor spaces across Jersey City! ...Find out more »
FREE FRIDAY FLICKS MOVIES IN THE COMMONS Held under the stars, the films will begin at dusk approximately around 8:30 PM. Friday, July 12 How to Tain Your Dragon 3 – (raindate Saturday, July 13) Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and relax in this lovely outdoor venue. Popcorn sold by the High Bridge Recreation...Find out more »
Movies After Dark at Van Saun Park - Free! Movies start at sunset (approx. 8:30pm) - bring chairs/blankets. 2019 Dates and Movies: Friday, July 12 ~ Spider Man Into the SpiderVerse (PG13) Wednesday, July 17 ~ Avengers Infinity War (PG13) Friday, July 19 ~ Despicable Me 3 (PG) Wednesday, July 24 ~ A Quiet Place...Find out more »
Come down for this summer's outdoor movie lineup! $10 per family; includes popcorn. No pre-registration required. Outside food and beverage okay. Remember to bring chairs, bug-repellent, blankets, jackets, etc. 2019 Dates and Movies: Friday, July 12 ~ Goonies Friday, August 23 ~ The Princess Bride Friday, September 13 ~ How To Train Your Dragon (with...Find out more »
Friday Night Fireworks on the Beach June 21: Happy 100th Anniversary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars!!! Enjoy this early summer fireworks extravaganza on the Pine Avenue beach in Wildwood every Friday night at 10 p.m. Rain/wind date is Sunday night at 10 p.m. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com Fridays, June 28 - August 23 Enjoy the...Find out more »