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Lower Township Summer Concerts

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

Lower Township Department of Parks & Recreation Presents the return of the Free Family Summer Concert Series at the Cape May – Lewes Ferry Terminal Green. Concerts run weekly every...


Annual Clam Festival – Highlands

Huddy Park Highlands

25th Annual Clam Festival ~ August 1 - August 4 at Huddy Park *Free Admission and Parking* Live Entertainment, Contests, Vendors, Crafters, Games, and Thrill Rides!     For more...


Hand-Woven Backpack Class – Tuckerton Seaport

The Tuckerton Seaport

Hand-woven Backpack Class August 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm $45 – $50 Instructor: Mary May Date/Time: Friday, August 2, 2019 10am – 4pm Fee: $45 members/ $50 nonmembers, plus $65...


Cape May Baby Parade

Cape May Convention Hall 714 Boardwalk, Cape May

Don’t miss the most adorable parade in the Nation’s Oldest Seashore Resort. The Annual Cape May Baby Parade scheduled for Friday, August 2, 2019 steps off at 11 a.m. from...


Dive into Summer at WaterWorks in West Windsor

West Windsor WaterWorks 193 Princeton Hightstown Rd, Princeton Junction

Friday, August 2, from 5-8 pm There will be pools, waterslide, food, DJ, games, and silent auction. Support PJ Volunteer Fire Co Admission: Adults $5/ Kids & Members FREE  ...


Ocean County Beach Ball-A-Palooza 2019

Come down for the annual Beach Ball-A-Palooza on Friday, August 2nd from 5pm to 8m at the Ocean County Park’s Bayfront Fields in Toms River. Bring a beach chair or blanket...


Luau at the Lake – Manchester Township

Pine Lake - Manchester Township Manchester Township

4th Annual Luau -  Friday, August 2 ~ 6:30pm at Pine Lake Hawaiian Dancers - Hawaiian Band and even a fireknife performance. Free evening of family fun!  


Valhalla’s Pirate Show – Point Pleasant

Riverfront Park River Road, Point Pleasant

Come out and meet Captain Charles Black and his Valhalla Pirates and have some pirate fun!  Listen to a pirate story, join in on the sing-a-longs and even watch in...


Fringe Festival in Downtown Hammonton

Various Locations in Downtown Hammonton (See Description) NJ

The 4th Official New Jersey Fringe Festival, a 3-day street fair and theatrical marathon, will take place in Downtown Hammonton ‪from August 2nd – August 4th, 2019. ‬Access to the...


Bayonne Movie in the Park 2019

Gregg Park Kennedy Blvd, Bayonne

Free Movies and Popcorn Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy August 2 at 7:00pm - Mary Poppins Returns    


Free Movies in South Brunswick at Woodlot Park

Woodlot Park 124 New Road, South Brunswick NJ

Friday, August 2: Family Movie (TBD)  The movie begins at about 8:45 pm (sunset).  We will have food trucks. Bring your lawn chair, blanket and picnic. For more information contact...


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