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Essex County Parks


April 2021

Family Day in Newark

April 1, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Branch Brook Park, Mill St
Newark, NJ United States
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As this event was cancelled in 2020, we are awaiting word on a April 2021 date.   Essex County Family Day Saturday, April 18 ~ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm Location: The event will be held at Essex County Branch Brook Park.   Essex County Family Day Activities Crafts Hula Hooping Paddle Boats Face Painting Vendors   Entertainment Schedule 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm -- Fishing Derby 2:30 pm -- Fishing Derby Award Ceremony   Admission fees for the Essex…

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Bloomfest at Branch Brook Park

April 1, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Branch Brook Park, Mill St
Newark, NJ United States

As this event was cancelled in 2020, we are awaiting word on a April 2021 date. April 19, 2020 11:00am - 5:00pm Location: Essex County Branch Brook Park, Cherry Blossom Welcome Center, Mill Street Entrance, Belleville + Prudential Concert Grove, Clifton Avenue Entrance, Newark Cost: FREE! Enjoy a family day in New Jersey’s pinkest park! A packed schedule of events includes Japanese cultural demonstrations, children's activities, live music, a crafter's marketplace, food and more!    

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