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Tyke Hikes at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside

Trailside Nature and Science Center 452 New Providence Road, Mountainside

Here are more fun activities in Mountainside, New Jersey.   Tyke Hikes Enjoy all outdoor programs in Union County's largest park, the Watchung Reservation. Small groups to accomodate social distancing...

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...

Free

Family Wildflower Walk in Ringwood

New Jersey Botantical Garden 2 Morris Rd, Ringwood

Here are more fun activities in Ringwood, New Jersey.   Family Wildflower Walk Do your children know that plants have families, too? The focus for this walk is less botany...

Free

Kids Program at Rancocas Nature Center

Rancocas Nature Center 794 Rancocoas Road, WEstampton

Here are more fun activities in Westampton, New Jersey.   Little Sprouts Each session will focus on a different aspect of gardening and include work time in the garden. Please...

Free

FREE Movies at Gloucester County Parks

Gloucester County Parks (See Description)

Here's more fun things to do in Gloucester County, New Jersey.   Gloucester County Movies in the Park   FREE Movies in Gloucester County Parks are back for Summer 2021...

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 Bring your camera or phone for this month’s hunt. They celebrate Arbor Day this month,...

$10

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...

Free

Socially Distanced Stories at Jakes Branch in Beachwood

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

Here are more fun activities in Beachwood, New Jersey.   Socially Distanced Stories Circumstances may have spaced us apart, but stories will always bring us together! Join for this socially...

$5

Pee-Wee Soccer Clinic in Little Egg Harbor

Freedom Fields County Park 1160 County Rd 539, Little Egg Harbor Township

Pee-Wee Soccer Get outside and kick the ball around. This class is designed for children with no experience playing soccer. Players will be taught the basics of dribbling, passing and...

$5

Nature Lecture Series at the Bayshore Waterfront Park

Bayshore Waterfront Park 719 Port Monmouth Rd, Port Monmouth

Here are more fun activities in Port Monouth, New Jersey.   Nature Lecture Series Join for a series of eye-opening talks by Park System Naturalists to discover what’s lurking in...

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 Bring your camera or phone for this month’s hunt. They celebrate Arbor Day this month,...

$10

Food Truck Festival in Rockaway

Rockaway Borough Firemans Field 144 Beach Street, Rockaway

Here are more fun activities in Rockaway, New Jersey.   Food Truck Friday Delicious gourmet Food Trucks, live music, entertainment, beer & spirits, kids activities including pony rides, petting zoo,...

$5

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

Bird Walks in Galloway at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge 800 Great Creek Rd, Oceanville

Here are more fun activities in Galloway, New Jersey.   Spring Bird Walks at the Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge Bird walk, meeting at Edwin B. Forsythe NWR Visitor...

Free

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...

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,...

$10

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...

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,...

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...

Free

  
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