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Fire Muster and Fire Fighter’s Family Day at WheatonArts

Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center 1501 Glasstown Rd, Millville

39th Annual Fire Muster and Fire Fighter’s Family Day August 18, 2019 WheatonArts and the Glasstown Antique Fire Brigade host the annual Fire Muster and Fire Fighter’s Family Day on...


Hudson Regional Hospital Summer Fun Day


 2nd Annual Summer Fun Festival August 18 | 11AM-3PM HUDSON REGIONAL HOSPITAL PARKING LOT 55 MEADOWLANDS PARKWAY SECAUCUS, NJ 07094 Come down for an afternoon of:  Children’s Activities: Bring the...


Union City Street Fair

Washington Park - Union City 2nd Street & New York Avenue, Union City

Join us for a fun filled family day at the Union City Street Fair at Washington Park –  located on 2nd Street and New York Ave. The absolute best way...


Heritage Sunday at Whitall House/Red Bank Battlefield

Whitall House/Red Bank Battlefield 100 Hessian Ave, National Park

Heritage Sunday: Ice Cream Day August 18 ~ 12:00pm - 4:00pm Did you know that colonial Americans enjoyed ice cream too? Join us for this Heritage Sunday event that delves...


Hamburg Day

Hamburg Recreational Fields Gingerbread Castle Road, Hamburg

Sunday August 18th 12 noon - 4 pm Hamburg Rec Fields - Rain or Shine Bounce houses, rock wall, trackless train rides, face painter, glitter tattoos petting zoo, pony rides....


Festival de la Familia in Newark

Broadway - Newark Bloomfield Place & Broad Street, Newark

12th Annual Festival de la Familia On Broadway Between Bloomfield Place & Broad Street Sunday, August 18, 2019 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Held in the Heart of Newark’s Lower...


NY Jets Public Practice at Met Life Stadium

Metlife Stadium 1 Metlife Stadium Drive, East Rutherford

Friday, August 2 (Green & White)   NEW DATE Sunday, August 18 at 7 PM   Public Practice Scrimmage at Rutgers University NEW LOCATION: Public Practice at MetLife Stadium  ...


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