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Trailside Summer Matinees

July 17 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30 pm on Wednesday, repeating until August 14, 2019


Summer matinee entertainment series will feature a variety of kid-friendly, nature, science, and earth friendly entertainment. Recommended for families with children ages 4 and up.

Wednesday at 1:30
Tickets go on sale at 1:00
Admission: $5/person ($4/senior citizen – 62 and older with ID)
No strollers in the auditorium.

July 10 – Science Tellers – Aliens: Escape from Earth

July 17 – Mad Science of NJ – Reach for the Moon

July 24 – Abracadabra… It’s Joe Fischer

July 31 – Rizzo’s Reptiles

August 7 – Outrage-hiss Pets

August 14 – Eyes of the Wild


July 17
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Trailside Nature and Science Center
452 New Providence Road
Mountainside, NJ United States


Registration Required

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