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We love sharing with families fun things to do in NJ especially when it comes to events in New Jersey. If you are looking for things to do in New Jersey today or in the days ahead, just take a look at our Calendar of New Jersey events.
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Monday, January 20 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Stop by the Stackhouse Education Center to create a unique card from recycled materials. On Valentine's Day, your card will warm the heart of a patient in a local hospital. Appropriate for all ages; children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is not required.Find out more »
Full Moon Hike ~ Saturday, February 8, 6:00 pm—7:00 pm (for families with children ages 4 and up) Join us for a walk in the woods under the moonlight. On our easy stroll through the woodland trails, we will talk about how our senses work differently at night. Afterwards, we'll warm up with hot chocolate! Please note that cost is per person (Free for members - $5 for nonmembers). Registration is required.Find out more »
Maple Sugaring Fest: Sunday, March 1 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Learn how early settlers tapped maple trees and turned the sap into delicious maple syrup! Take part in our family scavenger hunt and see whether you can successfully complete the "Maple Syrup Challenge". Round out the day with a sampling of maple syrup made here at the Arboretum! Maple Sugaring Fest is FREE for RRA Members and children under 3. The cost for Non-Members is $5 per person,…Find out more »
The Reeves-Reed Arboretum website is listing this event as cancelled. Make a discovery at the Arboretum and enjoy a unique family experience. Drop by the Stackhouse Education Center, any time between 9:00 am and 1:00 pm, on Saturdays for an interactive exploration of nature. Each week, discover a new plant, animal, or environmental topic through experiments, stories, games, and crafts. Borrow an Arboretum backpack loaded with binoculars, field guides, a magnifying glass, and everything else needed for outdoor Arboretum…Find out more »