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We love sharing with families fun things to do in NJ especially when it comes to events in New Jersey. If you are looking for things to do in New Jersey today or in the days ahead, just take a look at our Calendar of New Jersey events. Click on any New Jersey event listing below for more information on local events that we think your family will enjoy. Our New Jersey Calendar of Events also includes things to do this weekend by including weekend events in New Jersey.

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September 2018

Michael’s Kids Club

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

$2

Check your local Michaels store for participation $2 ages 3 -5, $5 ages 6 and up PER PROJECT, SUPPLIES INCLUDED. Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises. 10 AM - 12 PM Fall Animal Puppet/Props September 15 Klutz Craft September 22 Owl Art September 29   Pumpkin Lantern/Dimensional Pumpkin October 6 Flying Bat/Spooky House & Bat Frame October 13 Glitter Paper Spider Web/Pom-Pom…

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Movies for Children – Jersey City

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Free
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Union City Ballet Festival

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Union City Performing Arts Center, 2500 Kennedy Blvd
Union City, NJ United States
Free

Date: 9/22/2018 Event:International Ballet Festival of Union City Location: Union City Performing Arts Center - 2500 Kennedy Blvd. Time: 7:00 PM Featuring great ballet dancers from around the world. Admission is free, refreshments provided.

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I Love JCPS Back to School Festival

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Liberty State Park, 200 Morris Pensin Drive
Jersey City, NJ United States
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Free

"I Love JCPS" Back to School Festival Saturday, September 29, 2018, 08:00am There will be food, fun for the kids, and much more.

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Michael’s Kids Club

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

$2

Check your local Michaels store for participation $2 ages 3 -5, $5 ages 6 and up PER PROJECT, SUPPLIES INCLUDED. Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises. 10 AM - 12 PM Fall Animal Puppet/Props September 15 Klutz Craft September 22 Owl Art September 29   Pumpkin Lantern/Dimensional Pumpkin October 6 Flying Bat/Spooky House & Bat Frame October 13 Glitter Paper Spider Web/Pom-Pom…

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Movies for Children – Jersey City

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

Free
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Weehawken Day

September 29 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Weehawken Waterfont Park, 1 Port Imperial Blvd
Weehawken, NJ United States
Free

Join us on Saturday September 29th from 12:00-6:00 for Weekhawken Day Weehawken Waterfront Park Join us for a day of community fun and celebration

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October 2018

Bank of America Free Admission Weekend

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 1, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 2, 2018

NJ United States
Free

Complete details can be found here https://www.jerseyfamilyfun.com/free-admission-at-select-museums-this-weekend-with-the-bank-of-america-museums-on-us-program/ On the first full weekend of every month, Bank of America’s Museums on Us Program allows each card holder to get one free general admission at more than 150 museums nationwide. Look below for a list of museums in New Jersey. For locations in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New York visit the link above or the program website here for a complete listing. Each card holder gets one free general admission. All you need is…

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Michael’s Kids Club

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

$2

Check your local Michaels store for participation $2 ages 3 -5, $5 ages 6 and up PER PROJECT, SUPPLIES INCLUDED. Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises. 10 AM - 12 PM Fall Animal Puppet/Props September 15 Klutz Craft September 22 Owl Art September 29   Pumpkin Lantern/Dimensional Pumpkin October 6 Flying Bat/Spooky House & Bat Frame October 13 Glitter Paper Spider Web/Pom-Pom…

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Bank of America Free Admission Weekend

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 1, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 2, 2018

NJ United States
Free

Complete details can be found here https://www.jerseyfamilyfun.com/free-admission-at-select-museums-this-weekend-with-the-bank-of-america-museums-on-us-program/ On the first full weekend of every month, Bank of America’s Museums on Us Program allows each card holder to get one free general admission at more than 150 museums nationwide. Look below for a list of museums in New Jersey. For locations in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New York visit the link above or the program website here for a complete listing. Each card holder gets one free general admission. All you need is…

Find out more »

Michael’s Kids Club

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

$2

Check your local Michaels store for participation $2 ages 3 -5, $5 ages 6 and up PER PROJECT, SUPPLIES INCLUDED. Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises. 10 AM - 12 PM Fall Animal Puppet/Props September 15 Klutz Craft September 22 Owl Art September 29   Pumpkin Lantern/Dimensional Pumpkin October 6 Flying Bat/Spooky House & Bat Frame October 13 Glitter Paper Spider Web/Pom-Pom…

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Michael’s Kids Club

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

$2

Check your local Michaels store for participation $2 ages 3 -5, $5 ages 6 and up PER PROJECT, SUPPLIES INCLUDED. Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises. 10 AM - 12 PM Fall Animal Puppet/Props September 15 Klutz Craft September 22 Owl Art September 29   Pumpkin Lantern/Dimensional Pumpkin October 6 Flying Bat/Spooky House & Bat Frame October 13 Glitter Paper Spider Web/Pom-Pom…

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Michael’s Kids Club

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2018

$2

Check your local Michaels store for participation $2 ages 3 -5, $5 ages 6 and up PER PROJECT, SUPPLIES INCLUDED. Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises. 10 AM - 12 PM Fall Animal Puppet/Props September 15 Klutz Craft September 22 Owl Art September 29   Pumpkin Lantern/Dimensional Pumpkin October 6 Flying Bat/Spooky House & Bat Frame October 13 Glitter Paper Spider Web/Pom-Pom…

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November 2018

Bank of America Free Admission Weekend

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 1, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 2, 2018

NJ United States
Free

Complete details can be found here https://www.jerseyfamilyfun.com/free-admission-at-select-museums-this-weekend-with-the-bank-of-america-museums-on-us-program/ On the first full weekend of every month, Bank of America’s Museums on Us Program allows each card holder to get one free general admission at more than 150 museums nationwide. Look below for a list of museums in New Jersey. For locations in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New York visit the link above or the program website here for a complete listing. Each card holder gets one free general admission. All you need is…

Find out more »

Bank of America Free Admission Weekend

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 1, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 2, 2018

NJ United States
Free

Complete details can be found here https://www.jerseyfamilyfun.com/free-admission-at-select-museums-this-weekend-with-the-bank-of-america-museums-on-us-program/ On the first full weekend of every month, Bank of America’s Museums on Us Program allows each card holder to get one free general admission at more than 150 museums nationwide. Look below for a list of museums in New Jersey. For locations in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New York visit the link above or the program website here for a complete listing. Each card holder gets one free general admission. All you need is…

Find out more »
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