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Farmers Market in Brick Township

Windward Beach Park 260 Princeton Ave., Brick Township

Here are more fun activities in Brick Township, New Jersey.   Brick Township Farmers Market The Brick Farmers Market is open every Saturday from May 1 through October 2, 2021 at Windward Beach Park. The Market offers a variety of products including produce, pastries, artisanal foods, ethnic delicacies, crafts, cheeses, gourmet coffees and so much...

Free

Fishing For Kids in Hamilton Township

Spring Lake at Roebling Park Hamilton Township

Here are more fun activities in Spring Lake, New Jersey.   Youth Fishing in Mercer County Parks Join Mercer County Parks for a morning of fishing at one of their ‘fishing holes.’ Designed for beginners, they'll provide the instruction and the equipment. Participants age 16 and up must have a current state fishing license.  ...

Free

Community Clean Up in Wall Township

Wall Township Wall Township

Here are more fun activities in Wall Township, New Jersey.   Community Clean Up Wall Township Clean Communities, in partnership with the Wall Township Environmental Advisory Committee, Marine & Environmental Science Station, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts are calling for volunteers to help clean up Wall Township's open spaces, parks, streams and lakes!   When...

Free

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt at Haggerty Education Center

Frelinghuysen Arboretum 353 Hanover Ave, Morristown

Here are more fun activities in Morris Township, New Jersey.   Family Photo Scavenger Hunt Bring your camera or phone for this month’s hunt. They celebrate Arbor Day this month, so come discover the magnificent trees in the Arboretum. Take a photo of every item and get a prize.   When is the Family Photo...

$10

Kids to Parks Day – Ocean County

Various Locations in Ocean County (See Description) NJ

Here are more fun activities in Ocean County, New Jersey.   Kids to Parks Day Join this national movement designed to encourage kids and families to explore their neighborhood parks and discover science, history, nature and adventure right around the corner!   When is the Kids to Parks Day? Saturday, May 15, 2021 see locations...

Free

Spring Festival in Fair Lawn at Garretson Farm

Garretson Farm 4-02 River Road, Fair Lawn

Here are more fun activities in Fair Lawn, New Jersey.   Spring Festival Stop by and see different demonstrations!   When is the Spring Festival? Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 10:00am - 4:00pm   Where is the Spring Festival? The event will be held at Garretson Farm.     Spring Festival Activities Heirloom and native...

Free

Demonstrations at Howell Living History Farm

Howell Living History Farm 70 Woodens Lane, Lambertville

Here are more fun activities in Lambertville, New Jersey.   Demonstrations at Howell Living History Farm   When are the Demonstrations? Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 10:00am - 4:00pm Saturday, May 22, 2021 from 10:00am - 4:00pm Saturday, May 29, 2021 from 10:00am - 4:00pm Saturday, June 12, 2021 from 10:00am - 4:00pm Saturday, June...

Free

Garden Club at Rancocas Nature Center

Rancocas Nature Center 794 Rancocoas Road, WEstampton

Here are more fun activities in Westampton Township, New Jersey.   Rancocas Garden Club April showers bring May flowers! It’s that time of year again, we are starting up the Rancocas Garden Club for the 2021 season! If you are a beginner, or garden expert, come join the garden club; all skill levels accepted. The...

Free

Virtual Story Times with Barnes and Noble

ONLINE EVENT NJ

Barnes and Noble welcomes you to Saturday morning fun featuring a different picture book each week! Find them on their Facebook page or at YouTube.com/BarnesandNoble. Activity sheets available at BN.com/Storytime Can't wait to have you join us!

Free

Spring Bike Ride at High Point State Park

High Point State Park 1480 NJ-23, Sussex

Here are more fun activities in Wantage, New Jersey.   Spring Fling Bike Ride Join Friends of HPSP volunteer Rob Oleksy to enjoy the beauty of spring at High Point State Park. Bring your own bicycle for a lovely 8-mile loop ride along Sawmill Road and Park Ridge Road. The group will make a few...

$5

Captain Kidd Pirate Day in Wildwood

North Wildwood Recreation and Tourism 900 Central Ave, North Wildwood

Here are more fun activities in Wildwood, New Jersey.   Captain Kidd Pirate Day Capt. Kidd Pirate Day - Pirate themed Costume Parade begins at 11:00am at 26th & Boardwalk and proceeds to 19th & the Beach, where there is a treasure hunt for children 12 & under. There are lots of great prizes awarded...

Free

Historic Longstreet Farm Demonstrations

Longstreet Farm 44 Longstreet Rd, Holmdel

Here are more fun activities in Holmdel, New Jersey.   Historic Longstreet Farm Demonstrations Throughout the year, Historic Longstreet Farm hosts different demonstrations for all to see!   When is the Historic Longstreet Farm Demonstrations? Demonstrations are held on different dates and times throughout the month. Continue reading for the demonstrations and dates!   Where...

Free

Drive In Movies in Mt. Holly at Historic Smithville Park

Historic Smithville Park in Eastampton 803 Smithville Road, Eastampton

Here's more fun things to do in Mount Holly, New Jersey.   Drive In Movies in Mt. Holly at Historic Smithville Park The next Drive-In Movie in Mount Holly returns with Back to The Future playing on the big screen at Historic Smithville Park. The movie will begin at 8 PM. Space will be limited....

Free

Red Bank Farmers Market

The Galleria Red Bank Parking Lot 2 Bridge Avenue, Red Bank

Red Bank Farmers Market -  The Farmers Market is open Sundays from 9 am-2 pm. May 9, 2021 - November 21, 2021 Face masks and social distancing are MANDATORY. Pre-ordering is not required, but you can pre-order from several of the farmers: DR PICKLE – Download the app Whatsgood and sign up for free. Select the Red Bank...

Free

Double Trouble State Park Weekday Walks and Sunday Saunters

Double Trouble State Park 581 Pinewald Keswick Road, Bayville

Here are more fun activities in Bayville, New Jersey.   Weekday Walks and Sunday Saunters Join on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday mornings for a 1.5 to 2-mile guided walk on the trails around the Double Trouble Historic District for scenic views, park history and nature education. Walks will start at 10:00 am outside the white...

Free

Nature Hikes at Liberty State Park

Liberty State Park 200 Morris Pensin Drive, Jersey City

Here are more fun activities in Jersey City, New Jersey.   Nature Hikes Overview   When are the Nature Hikes? Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 10:00am - 12:00pm Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 10:00am - 12:00pm Sunday, May 16, 2021 from 10:00am - 12:00pm Saturday, May 22, 2021 from 10:00am - 12:00pm   Where is...

Free

Jakes Branch Live Animal Talks

Jake's Branch County Park 1100 Double Trouble Rd,, Beachwood

Here are more fun activities in Beachwood, New Jersey.   Live Animal Talks Come in and meet the animals of Jakes Branch County Park. Visitors will get an up-close look at the parks inhabitants and learn about each species.   When is the Live Animal Talks? Sundays, April 11, 2021 - June 27, 2021 at...

Free

Seashell Sunday at Bayshore Waterfront Park

Bayshore Waterfront Park 719 Port Monmouth Rd, Port Monmouth

Seashell Sunday at Bayshore Waterfront Park Starting a shell collection? It's the best way to get to know the Jersey Shore. Want to know where the shells come from? Can't figure out what you found on the beach? Bring it in and learn about seashells and how to collect them without harming the environment. Plus...

Free

Discovery Nature Walks at Jakes Branch in Beachwood

Jake's Branch County Park 1100 Double Trouble Rd,, Beachwood

Here are more fun activities in Beachwood, New Jersey.   Discovery Nature Walks Join a park naturalist on these brief but informative nature walks through Jakes Branch Park. Weather Permitting. Walks will not exceed 30 minutes   When is the Discovery Nature Walk? Sundays, April 11, 2021 - June 27, 2021 at 2:00pm.   Where...

Free

  
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