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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.
  
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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 …

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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 …

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Smith-Cadbury House Museum Tour in Moorestown 2023

Smith-Cadbury Mansion 12 High Street, Moorestown, New Jersey

Here are more fun activities in Moorestown, New Jersey. Smith Cadbury Mansion Tours The house was built around 1738 by Joshua Humphries, possibly on the foundation of an even older …

Free

Winter Walk in Willingboro

Willingboro Lakes Park 60 Beverly-Rancocas Rd, Willingboro, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Willingboro, New Jersey. Winter Ecology Walk Join Park Naturalists Jen Bulava and Gina DiMaio on a walk to learn about the unique adaptations which …

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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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Lunar New Year Craft in Paramus in Paramus Library 2023

Charles E. Reid Branch Library 239 West Midland Ave, Paramus, New Jersey

Here's another Lunar New Year event in Paramus, New Jersey. As of January 3, 2023, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Lunar New Year event. …

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Free Movies in Colts Neck at Colts Neck Library

Colts Neck Library 1 Winthrop Dr, Colts Neck, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Colts Neck, New Jersey. FREE Movies in Colts Neck Movies at the Library Come to the library for a free movie! When is the …

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Lunar New Year Craft in Maywood at Maywood Library 2023

Maywood Public Library 459 Maywood Avenue, Maywood, New Jersey

Here's another Lunar New Year event in Maywood, New Jersey. Crafternoon Learn about the Lunar New Year and make lanterns to take home! This event is for children in grades …

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Wondrous Winter Walk in Lincroft at Thompson Park

Thompson Park in Lincroft 805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, New Jersey

Here are more fun activities in Lincroft, New Jersey. Wondrous Winter Walk Toss on your winter gear and tag along with a Park System Naturalist as you explore Thompson Park, …

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Lunar New Year Craft in Paramus in Paramus Library 2023

Charles E. Reid Branch Library 239 West Midland Ave, Paramus, New Jersey

Here's another Lunar New Year event in Paramus, New Jersey. As of January 3, 2023, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Lunar New Year event. …

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Kids Art Classes at Hoboken Historical Museum 2022

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 …

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Black History Month Story Times in Maplewood 2023

Maplewood Library - Hilton Branch 1688 Springfield Avenue, Maplewood, New Jersey

Here are more fun activities in Maplewood, New Jersey. Black History Month Spotlight Maplewood Library Spotlight on African American authors, characters and illustrators When is this event? When is the …

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Free Movies in Ocean Township at Ocean Township Library

Ocean Township Branch Library 701 Deal Road, Ocean Township, New Jersey

Here are more fun activities in Ocean Township, New Jersey. FREE Movies in Ocean Township Movies at the Library Come to the library for a free movie! When is the …

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Lunar New Year Craft in Paramus in Paramus Library 2023

Charles E. Reid Branch Library 239 West Midland Ave, Paramus, New Jersey

Here's another Lunar New Year event in Paramus, New Jersey. As of January 3, 2023, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Lunar New Year event. …

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Geology Museum Late Nights in New Brunswick

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

Here are more fun activities in New Brunswick, New Jersey. As of January 5, 2023 these are the details that have been released about this event. Geology Museum Late Nights …

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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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Public Observing in Galloway at Harold E. Taylor Observatory

Harold E. Taylor Observatory 36 Pomona Road, Route 575, Galloway, New Jersey

Here are more fun activities in Galloway, New Jersey. Public Observatory Viewings Dr. Joseph Trout and our student physicists will guide visitors through a tour of the night sky. Observatory …

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