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Free Bowling for Kids Today

New Jersey - Various Locations

Across New Jersey bowling alleys have started to accept registrations for the Kids Bowl Free program. This great program lets kids and teens bowl up to 2 free games a...

Free

Middlesex County Fair

Middlesex County Fairgrounds 655 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick

Here are more fun activities in Middlesex County, New Jersey.   Middlesex County Fair The Middlesex County Fair Association's annual East Brunswick, NJ county fair is just around the corner,...

$4 – $10

Free Movies in Belmar On Belmar Beach

Belmar Beaches - 8th Avenue 8th Avenue, Belmar

Here's more fun things to do in Belmar, New Jersey.   Movies on the Beach   FREE Movies in Belmar are back for Summer 2021 Movies on the Beach begin...

Free

Teen Nights in Sea Isle City

Excursion Park John F Kennedy Blvd and Pleasure Ave, Sea Isle City

Here are more fun activities in Sea Isle City, New Jersey.   Acoustic Open Mic Night Thursday nights are for teens! Join us at Excursion Park from 9pm-11pm for music,...

Free

Free Bowling for Kids Today

New Jersey - Various Locations

Across New Jersey bowling alleys have started to accept registrations for the Kids Bowl Free program. This great program lets kids and teens bowl up to 2 free games a...

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 Travel from shady spot to shady spot and hunt for the clues to how trees...

$10

Kids Art Classes at Hoboken Historical Museum

Hoboken Historical Museum 1301 Hudson St, Hoboken

Here are more fun activities in Hoboken, New Jersey.   Kids Art Classes at the Museum Join three days a week from 10:00am - 1:00pm for fun art making in...

Free

Cherry Hill Pop Up Story Time in the Park

Croft Farm Arts Center 100 Bortons Mill Rd, Cherry Hill

Here are more fun activities in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.   Pop Up Story Time in the Park Stroll over to Croft Farm for a special outdoor story time brought...

Free

Friday Storytime at Hoboken Historical Museum

Hoboken Historical Museum 1301 Hudson St, Hoboken

Here are more fun activities in Hoboken, New Jersey.   Friday Storytime at the Museum Museum staff and other guest readers share stories, rhymes and sing-alongs with children ages 2...

$5

Seining Along Sandy Hook Bay at Bayshore Waterfront Park

Bayshore Waterfront Park 719 Port Monmouth Rd, Port Monmouth

Here are more fun activities in Port Monmouth, New Jersey.   Seining Along Sandy Hook Bay Discover what lives in the bay as Park System Naturalists pull a seine net...

Free

Cherry Hill Food Truck Fridays

Croft Farm Arts Center 100 Bortons Mill Rd, Cherry Hill

Here are more fun activities in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.   Food Truck Fridays Join us each Friday for lunch at Croft Farm from July 9 to August 13. Each...

Free

Science on the Bayshore in Port Norris

Bayshore Center at Bivalve 2800 High St, Port Norris

Here are more fun activities in Port Norris, New Jersey.   Science on the Bayshore Science on the Bayshore is an educational series focused on providing families with hands-on, free...

Free

Canoe and Kayak Rentals in Bridgeton

West Park Dr - Bridgeton West Park Drive, Bridgeton

Here are more fun activities in Bridgeton, New Jersey.   When are City of Bridgeton Canoe and Kayak rentals available? Memorial Day to Labor Day. Weekdays, 1-6pm. Weekends, 12-6pm. Final...

$10

Atlantic County 4-H Fair

David C. Wood 4-H Center & Fairgrounds 3210 NJ-50, Mays Landing

Here are more fun activities in Atlantic County, New Jersey.   Atlantic County 4-H Fair We are looking forward to hosting this years fair for our 4-H family and our...

$10

Family Movie Night and Camp Out in Brick Township

Windward Beach Park 260 Princeton Ave., Brick Township

Here are more fun activities in Brick, New Jersey.   Family Movie Night and Camp Out Bring the family to Windward Beach to view a movie at dusk (check-in begins...

Free

Nights on the Farm at Donaldson Farms

Donaldson Farms 358 Allen Rd, Hackettstown

Here are more fun activities in Hackettstown, New Jersey.   Friday Nights on the Farm Relax and enjoy outdoor dining and live music while surrounded by the stunning views of...

Free

Middlesex County Fair

Middlesex County Fairgrounds 655 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick

Here are more fun activities in Middlesex County, New Jersey.   Middlesex County Fair The Middlesex County Fair Association's annual East Brunswick, NJ county fair is just around the corner,...

$4 – $10

Princess Story Time in Point Pleasant Beach at Jenkinson’s

Jenkinson's Boardwalk 300 Ocean Ave, Point Pleasant Beach

Here are more fun activities in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey.   Princess Storytime The princesses are back! New for this summer, Princess Storytime! Each week a princess will be...

Free

Madison Concerts at Museum of Early Trades and Crafts

Museum of Early Trades and Crafts 9 Main St, Madison

Here's more fun things to do in Madison New Jersey.   Downtown Concert Series   Summer Concerts in Madison are back for Summer 2021 METC’s free Summer Concert Series sponsored...

Free

Trenton Concerts at Trenton Parks

Trenton Parks (See Description) Trenton

Here's more fun things to do in Trenton, New Jersey.   Summer Concerts in Trenton are back for Summer 2021 Our Summer Concert Series is back! Each week we'll host...

Free

Downtown Somerville Cruise Nights

Main Street - Somerville Main Street, Somerville

Details and the schedule for Downtown Somerville Cruise Nights a classic car show in Central New Jersey.

Free

National Night Out in Hammonton

Hammonton High School 566 Old Forks Road, Hammonton

Click for details about the National Night Out in Hammonton, New Jersey.

Free

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