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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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Preschool Story Time in Sparta at Sparta Books

Sparta Books 29 Centre St., Sparta, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Sparta, New Jersey. Pre-School Storytime Get ready to read, sing and play! Storytime is perfect for ages 3-5. When is this event? When is …

Free
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Kids Events in Deptford at Deptford Mall

Deptford Mall 1750 Deptford Center Road, Deptford, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Deptford, New Jersey. Kids Mini Theater Deptford Mall invites you to enjoy an in-person family-friendly show featuring characters from famous children's stories. Enjoy singing, …

Free
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Kids Art Classes at Hoboken Historical Museum

Hoboken Historical Museum 1301 Hudson St, Hoboken, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Hoboken, New Jersey. As of January 7, 2023, these are the details that have been released about this event. Kids Art Classes at the …

Free

Wee Winter Carnival in Hillsborough 2023

Hillsborough Branch Library 379 South Branch Road, Hillsborough, New Jersey

Here are more fun activities in Hillsborough, New Jersey. Wee Winter Carnival Fun for the little ones during the Wee Winter Carnival! When is this event? When is the raindate? …

Free
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Open Gym in Tinton Falls at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Fort Monmouth Recreation Area in Tinton Falls 2566 Guam Lane, Tinton Falls, New Jersey

Here are more fun activities in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball …

$5
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Lego Club in Absecon at Absecon Branch Library

Absecon Public Library 305 New Jersey Ave, Absecon, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Absecon, New Jersey. Lego Club Open to children ages 5 - 13, siblings are welcome. Registration required. LEGO club encourages children to learn while …

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Open Gym in Tinton Falls at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Fort Monmouth Recreation Area in Tinton Falls 2566 Guam Lane, Tinton Falls, New Jersey

Here are more fun activities in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball …

$5
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Public Observing at Sperry Observatory in Cranford

Sperry Observatory 1033 Springfield Avenue, Cranford, New Jersey

Here are more fun activities in Cranford, New Jersey. As of December 13, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this event. Sperry Observatory Every Friday the …

Free
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Observatory Open Houses in Glassboro at the Edelman Planetarium

Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University Science Hall, 201 Mullica Hill Rd, Glassboro, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Glassboro, New Jersey. As of December 10, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this event. Observatory Open House Observe the …

Free

Rutgers Geology Museum Annual Open House in New Brunswick 2023

Rutgers University Geology Museum 85 Somerset Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey

Here are more fun activities in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Annual Open House The Geology Museum will be hosting its 55th Annual Open House Event in-person. This year’s theme will …

Free

Vietnamese New Year Celebration in Collingswood

Most Precious Blood Parish in Collingswood 445 White Horse Pike, Collingswood, New Jersey

Here are more fun activities in Collingswood, New Jersey. Vietnamese New Year Most Precious Blood Parish is so excited to host a Tết, the Annual Vietnamese New Year celebration for …

Free
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Winter Walk in Sussex at High Point State Park

High Point State Park 1480 NJ-23, Sussex, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Sussex, New Jersey. Nature in Winter Walk Come explore nature in winter! Winter is a quiet time in nature, but there's still lots to …

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Demonstrations at Howell Living History Farm

Howell Living History Farm 70 Woodens Lane, Lambertville, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Lambertville, New Jersey. As of January 3, 2023, these are the details that have been released about this event. Howell Living History Farm Demonstrations …

Free

Fire and Ice Festival in Mount Holly 2023

High Street in Mount Holly High Street, Mount Holly, New Jersey

There is a festival happening in Mount Holly, New Jersey. Mount Holly Fire & Ice Festival This year's festival will be back and better than ever! Preparations for the 2023 …

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Winter Wonderland Open House in Cherry Hill at The Learning Experience

The Learning Experience in Cherry Hill 421 3rd Avenue, Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Here are more fun activities in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. As of December 15, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this event. Winter Wonderland Come and …

Free
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Jersey Art Book Fair in Jersey City 2023

Mana Contemporary Jersey City 888 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ

There is a fair happening in Jersey City, New Jersey. Jersey Art Book Fair Dense Magazine is pleased to announce the first ever Jersey Art Book Fair! Set in the …

$5
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L.L.Bean Hikes at Cheesequake State Park 2023

Cheesequake State Park 300 Gordon Rd, Matawan, New Jersey

Here are more fun activities in Matawan, New Jersey. Hike Cheesequake State Park Join for a 3-mile loop hike through the unique meeting of northern and southern New Jersey's ecosystems …

Free

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