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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

Farmers Market in Downtown Wildwood

Byrne Plaza in Wildwood Oak and Pacific Avenue, Wildwood

Here are more fun activities in Wildwood, New Jersey.   Downtown Wildwood Farmers Market 40+ vendors of farm goods, baked goods, specialty foods, wine, beer, handmade crafts & jewelry, DOO...

Free

Scotch Plains Farmers Market

Park Ave. - Scotch Plains Park Ave, Scotch Plains

Here are more fun activities in Scotch Plains, New Jersey.   Scotch Plains Farmers Market The 2021 Scotch Plains Farmers' Marketplace season officially begins on Saturday, May 1st and runs...

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

Free Yoga and Fitness in Lyndhurst in the Park

Riverside County Park 516 River Road, North Arlington

Here are more fun activities in Lyndhurst, New Jersey.   Free Outdoor Yoga and Fitness We are so excited to launch our first ever OUTDOOR SUMMER PROGRAM! ALL classes are...

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

Highlands Farmers Market

Huddy Park - Highlands 329 Bay Ave #325, Highlands

Here are more fun activities in Highlands, New Jersey.   Highlands Farmers Market Jersey grown, hand picked, fruits and vegetables. Shop for fresh herbs, flowers, plants, coffee, teas, honey, breads,...

Free

Scotland Run Park Beach Canoe and Kayak Rentals

Scotland Run Park 980 East Academy St., Clayton

Here are more fun activities in Clayton, New Jersey.   Canoe and Kayak Rentals Canoes and kayaks will be available at the Scotland Run Park beach area Saturdays and Sundays...

Free

Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary Tours

Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary 2nd Ave & 114th Street, Stone Harbor

Here are more fun activities in Stone Harbor, New Jersey.   Sanctuary Tours Take a guided tour led by a knowledgeable docent from The Wetlands Institute. Beginning at Holly Path...

Free

Nature Walks at Parvin State Park

Parvin State Park 789 Parvin Mill Rd, Centerton

Here are more fun activities in Pittsgrove, New Jersey.   Nature Walks at Parvin State Park Thundergust Lake is an important habitat for many species at Parvin! How do these...

Free

Blueberry Summer Festivals at Whitesbog Preservation Trust

Whitesbog Preservation Trust 120 W. Whitesbog Road, Browns Mills

Here are more fun activities in Browns Mills, New Jersey.   Blueberry Summer Fest Blueberry Summer Fest Saturday Markets will run All Blueberry Season Long at Whitesbog! Live music, handmade...

Free

Asbury Park Farmers Market

Asbury Fresh Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park

Here are more fun activities in Asbury, New Jersey.   Asbury Fresh Farmers & Makers Market Back in Kennedy Park for another year of our outdoor Farmers and Makers Markets!...

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...

Free

Scales and Tales Program in Toms River at Cattus Island

Cattus Island 1170 Cattus Island Blvd, Toms River

Here are more fun activities in Toms River, New Jersey.   Scales and Tales Join a park naturalist as they dispel the myths and fears of native snakes. You will...

Free

Family Friendly Events at Stockton University

Stockton University Galloway

Here are more fun activities in Galloway, New Jersey.   Family Friendly Events Below are some family friendly events that will be held at Stockton University. Email maplegrant@stockton.com for more...

Free

Tales, Trails, and Tails in Northfield at Birch Grove Park

Birch Grove Park 1700 Burton Ave, Northfield

Here are more fun activities in Northfield, New Jersey.   ACUA Tales, Trails, and Tails Session We welcome kids and families to join the Atlantic County Utilities Authority's "Tales, Trails,...

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

Summer Sidewalk Festival in Haddon Township

The Ritz Theatre Company 915 White Horse Pike, Haddon Township

Here are more fun activities in Haddon Township, New Jersey.   Summer Sidewalk Festival Please join us outside the Ritz Theatre for a fundraising event as we get ready to...

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

Turtle,Tortoise, or Terrapin in Toms River at Cattus Island

Cattus Island 1170 Cattus Island Blvd, Toms River

Here are more fun activities in Toms River, New Jersey.   Turtle, Tortoise, or Terrapin Are you curious about the habitats and habits of some of Ocean County’s many turtles?...

Free

History Kids Day at The Historic Village at Allaire

The Historical Village at Allaire 4263 Atlantic Avenue, Wall Township

Here are more fun activities in Farmingdale, New Jersey.   History Kids Day Experience History "Hands-On!" Children participate in interactive history workshops where they complete an activity! History Kids Club...

$10

Cattus Island Nature Walks in Toms River

Cooper Environmental Center Cattus Island County Park, Toms River

Here are more fun activities in Toms River, New Jersey.   Cattus Island Nature Walk Be a part of a 40-year Ocean County tradition! Join a park naturalist and follow...

Free

Cape May Summer Concerts at the Cape May Zoo

Cape May County Park/Zoo 707 Route US 9 N, Cape May Court House

Here's more fun things to do in Cape May, New Jersey.   Concert in the Park   Summer Concerts in Cape May are back for Summer 2021 Enjoy a free...

Free

Discovering Raritan

Somerset Street - Raritan Somerset St, Raritan

Here are more fun activities in Raritan, New Jersey.   Discovering Raritan A fun event for all ages!   When is Discovering Raritan? Saturday, July 31, 2021 from 4:00pm -...

Free

Hardyston Concerts in the Park

Wheatsworth Road Park Wheatsworth Road, Hardyston

Here's more fun things to do in Hardyston, New Jersey.   Summer at the Park   Summer Concerts in Hardyston are back for Summer 2021 The Hardyston Recreation Committee currently...

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

Clinton Concerts at Red Mill Museum

Red Mill Museum 56 Main Street, Clinton

Here's more fun things to do in Clinton, New Jersey.   Music at the Mill   Summer Concerts in Clinton are back for Summer 2021   2021 Clinton Summer Concerts...

Free

Somerville Summer Concerts at Somerville Stage

Somerville's Summer Stage Division Street, Somerville

Here's more fun things to do in Somerville, New Jersey.   Somerville Summer Stage   Summer Concerts in Somerville are back for Summer 2021 Summer Stage is coming BACK! They...

Free

Mercer County Park Concerts

Mercer County Parks (See Description) NJ

Here's more fun things to do in Mercer County, New Jersey.   Summer Concerts in Mercer County are back for Summer 2021 Concerts at the Festival Grounds, Millyard Park as...

$5

South Orange Concerts

Sloan Street Parking Lot 12 Sloan Street, South Orange

Here's more fun things to do in South Orange, New Jersey.   Summer Saturdays   Summer Concerts in South Orange are back for Summer 2021 Summer Saturdays is back! South...

Free

Cape May Concerts at Rotary Park

Rotary Club Park in Cape May 400 S Lafayette St, Cape May

Here's more fun things to do in Cape May, New Jersey.   Rotary Park Concerts   Summer Concerts in Cape May are back for Summer 2021 Enjoy an evening of...

Free

Barnegat Concerts at the Barnegat Dock

Barnegat Dock E Bay Ave, Barnegat

Here's more fun things to do in Barnegat, New Jersey.   Barnegat Dock Concert Series   Summer Concerts in Barnegat are back for Summer 2021 Concerts will be held on...

Free

Bradley Beach Summer Concerts at Riley Park

Riley Park in Bradley Beach 615 Main Street, Bradley Beach

Here's more fun things to do in Bradley Beach, New Jersey. Bradley Beach Summer Concerts are back for Summer 2021 Bradley Beach is happy to announce this summer's Saturday's in...

Free

Family Night in the Park in East Windsor

Etra Lake Park East Windsor

Here are more fun activities in East Windsor, New Jersey.   Family Night in the Park Family Fun in Etra Lake Park.   When is the Family Night in the...

Free

Sea Isle City Free Concerts at Excursion Park

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

Here's more fun things to do in Sea Isle City, New Jersey.   Concert Under the Stars   Summer Concerts in Sea Isle City are back for Summer 2021 Free...

Free

Free Movies in Carteret at the Park

Carteret Park Carteret Avenue & Cypress Street, Carteret

Here's more fun things to do in Carteret, New Jersey.   Carteret Movies in the Park   FREE Movies in Carteret are back for Summer 2021 Mayor Dan Reiman and...

Free

Free Movies in Atlantic Highlands

Atlantic Highlands Marina Atlantic Highlands Marina, Atlantic Highlands

Here's more fun things to do in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey.   Movies under the Stars   FREE Movies in Atlantic Highlands are back for Summer 2021 Bring a blanket...

Free

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