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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 day up to 7 days a week. Head over to our Where Can Kids Bowl Free in New Jersey? guide to learn more details and...


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, so come discover the magnificent trees in the Arboretum. Take a photo of every item and get a prize.   When is the Family Photo...


Kids Art Classes at Hoboken Historical Museum

Hoboken Historical Museum 1301 Hudson St, Hoboken

Here are more fun activities in Hoboken, New Jersey.   Kids Art Classes at the Museum Join three days a week from 10:00am - 1:00pm for fun art making in the Museum walkway! Recommended for ages 2-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Art materials are provided, and adults must wear masks. Seating...


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 educational programming. Each lesson is 45 minutes long, and they rotate workshops each week to make it easier to meet your schedule. The classes are...


Nature Nick in Moorestown

Moorestown Town Hall 2nd Street, Moorestown0

Here are more fun activities in Moorestown, New Jersey.   Nature Nick Get ready for an up-close and personal look at some fascinating wildlife! Nature Nick will present a 45-50 min show with his exotic animals guaranteed to entertain all ages. These programs will be held outside on the 2nd Street lawn next to Town...


Free Movies and Concerts in Ventnor

Ventnor Beaches - Ski Beach Ventnor Public Boat Ramp, Bay Shore Blvd, Ventnor City

Here's more fun things to do in Ventnor, New Jersey.   Sunset at Ski Beach   Family Events at Ski Beach Ventnor City is excited to offer family-friendly events this summer at Ski Beach in Ventnor Heights! Join the community for Live Music, Movies, Food, Crafters and a Beer Garden!     2021 Ventnor Family...


Downtown Somerville Cruise Nights

Main Street - Somerville Main Street, Somerville

Details and the schedule for Downtown Somerville Cruise Nights a classic car show in Central New Jersey.


Lawn Festival in Runnemede

St. Teresa Regional School 27 E Evesham Rd, Runnemede

Here are more fun activities in Runnemede, New Jersey.   Holy Child Parish Lawn Festival Mark your calendars! The annual Lawn Festival is Monday, June 21, 2021 to Saturday, June 26, 2021. This is well-attended by parishioners and community members.   When is the Lawn Festival Monday, June 21, 2021 - Saturday, June 26, 2021...


Downtown Belmar Summer Concerts at the Pyanoe Plaza 2021

Pyanoe Plaza Pyanoe Plaza, Belmar

Here's more fun things to do in Belmar, New Jersey.   Friday Night Concerts   Summer Concerts in Belamar are back for Summer 2021 Friday Night Summer Concerts at Pyanoe Plaza will begin every Friday at 6:30 pm.     2021 Belmar Summer Concerts Schedule May 28, 2021 - Jersey Shore DJs June 11, 2021...


Family Fun in Avalon at Surfside Park

Surfside Park 30th and the Beach, Avalon

Here are more fun activities in Avalon, New Jersey.   Funtastic Fridays Avalon guests will enjoy an interactive LIVE performance every Friday night, featuring your favorite characters and a DJ Dance Party! Enjoy family fun with a safe activity, DJ, dancing, games, trivia and more!   When are Funtastic Fridays? Fridays starting June 25, 2021...


Free Movies in Washington Township at Washington Lake Park

Washington Lake Park Amphitheater 626 Hurffville Crosskeys Rd, Sewell

Here's more fun things to do in Washington Township, New Jersey.   Summer Movie in the Park   FREE Movies in Washington Township are back for Summer 2021 Come enjoy the Summer Movies in the Park!     2021 Washington Township Summer Movies Schedule June 25, 2021 at 7:00pm - Raya and The Last Dragon...


Edgewater Concerts at Veterans Field

Veterans Field - Edgewater 1167 River Rd, Edgewater

Here's more fun things to do in Edgewater, New Jersey.   Summer Concert Series   Summer Concerts in Edgewater are back for Summer 2021 Summer Concerts on Thursdays throughout the summer!     2021 Edgewater Summer Concerts Schedule June 24, 2021 - Too Many Godz July 8, 2021 - Lenny and The Shots July 15,...


Jefferson Township Summer Concerts 2021

Jefferson Municipal Complex 1033 Weldon Rd, Oak Ridge

The Jefferson Arts concert series will be back for 2021. Details coming soon.   2019 Jefferson Township Summer Concert schedule  The Jefferson Arts Committee is pleased to announce a 2019 FREE Summer Gazebo concert at 7pm at the Jefferson Township Gazebo at the beautiful Victorian gazebo in the Jefferson Township Municipal complex at 1033 Weldon...


Egg Harbor Township Summer Concerts 2021

Tony Canale Park Sycamore Ave and Dogwood Ave, Egg Harbor Township

Details and schedule for the free summer concerts in Egg Harbor Township, NJ.


Fire Pit Fridays on the Beach in Long Beach 2021

Long Beach Township Beaches - 68th Street Beach 68th Street Beach, Long Beach Township

Fire Pit Fridays on the Beach in Long Beach are back for 2021. Details coming soon.   2019 details Join us for Friday Fire Pit Fun Night! Bring yourselves, your family, friends, and coolers...come and relax and enjoy the music around our 5 brand new Fire Pits each Friday night beginning June 28th running through...


FREE Movies in Glassboro at Glassboro Town Square

Glassboro Town Square 1 west High Street, West Glassboro

Here's more fun things to do in Glassboro, New Jersey.   4th Friday Movie Nights   FREE Movies in Glassboro are back for Summer 2021 Come down to Glassboro Town Square every 4th Friday May-August for family-friendly movies and refreshments on us! Local vendors will be joining to supply some games and refreshments. These nights...


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 Gather the family and bring your blankets and chairs to catch a free movie anywhere throughout the county all summer long. Unless otherwise noted, the...


Free Movies in Pemberton

Pemberton Township Pemberton Township

Here's more fun things to do in Pemberton, New Jersey.   Summer Movie Series   FREE Movies in Pemberton are back for Summer 2021 2021 Summer Movie Series presented by Pemberton Township Recreation & Pemberton Township Alliance Group More Information: 609-893-5034     2021 Pemberton Summer Movies Schedule June 18, 2021 - The Little...


Drive In Movies in Cranbury

The First Presbyterian Church of Cranbury 22 South Main Street, Cranbury

Here's more fun things to do in Cranbury, New Jersey.     Drive In Movies in Cranbury are back Watch from your car and tune into the audio or bring lawn chairs and watch outdoors   2021 Cranbury Drive In Movies Schedule June 25, 2021 - Casablanca   What happens if it rains on the...


Wildwood Fireworks on the Beach

Wildwood Beaches - Pine Avenue Beach Pine Avenue, Wildwood

Here are more fun activities in Wildwood, New Jersey.   Friday Fireworks What better way to end a fun-filled week of summer fun in the Wildwoods than with FREE Fireworks! Every Friday night throughout the summer beginning at 10 p.m. enjoy a spectacular nighttime display of fireworks exploding to a musical score that is played...


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