Family & Community Events : Fair Lawn & Bergen County, NJ
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Current and Recent Events & Activities Near Fair Lawn, NJ
VetChat in NJ
Third Thursdays of the Month: A monthly webinar interview with New Jersey Vietnam Veteran volunteers. Hosted by New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial Foundation. Third Thursday VetChats will be held via Zoom and are free and open to the public. 7:30-8:30pm. Visit their website for more information.
Walk For a Lifetime
June 6, 2021: The community goes on a walk to fundraise! Spectrum360 offers programs like after-school, respite, scouting and vocational training. Verona Park, Bloomfield Avenue and Lakeside Avenue, Verona. 10am-2pm. Visit their website for more information.
Food Truck Festival - Clifton
June 26, 2021: Enjoy some great food and activities! There'll be hatchet tossing from Bury the Hatchet, boardwalk style games, bounce houses, corn hole, face painters, and more! Adults $6, children under 10 $3 in advance. Adults $8, children under 10 $5 at the door. Children 3 and under are always free! Weasel Brook Park, Gregory Ave, Clifton. 11am-7pm. Visit their website for more information.
Hasbrouck Heights Food Truck & Music Festival
July 10, 2021: Spend your Summer day at the Hasbrouck Heights Festival! There'll be food trucks, live music, vendors, and kid activities! $5 admission, kids under 5 free. Hasbrouck Heights Elks Lodge #1962, 128 Baldwin Avenue, Hasbrouck Heights. 11am-7pm. Visit their website for more information.
Rockaway Food Truck & Music Festival
July 31, 2021: The event features more than 20 food trucks, vendors and plenty of activities for the kids! $5 admission, kids under 5 free. Dogs welcome. Fireman's Field, 144 Beach St, Rockaway. 11am-7pm. Visit their website for more information.
Frank V Marina August Flea Market
August 15, 2021: Support Kearny Recreation and do your shopping with us! There will be many exhibitors selling an array of new merchandise! 277 Passaic Ave, Kearny. 9am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Saddle Brook Food Truck & Music Festival
September 18, 2021: Bring your appetite, lawn chairs, pups and blankets! Enjoy 20 gourmet food trucks, live music, vendors, and kid activities! It will be held in the parking lot of St Philip the Apostle School. 488 Saddle River Rd., Saddle Brook. 11am-7pm. Visit their website for more information.
Seasonal "Any Time" Activities Near Fair Lawn, NJ
Open Year Round: Campbell-Christie House is a sandstone center-hall 4 room house with a full cellar and full garret/attic capped with a gambrel roof. The house was moved from New Milford to River Edge in 1977 onto Bergen County Historical Society land. The house is opened for special events by the Bergen County Historical Society (BCHS). 1201 Main St, River Edge. Visit their website for more information.
Palisades Interstate Park: Palisades Boulder Field Trail
Year Round: This Alpine NJ hike is a 'best hikes' with children! This awesome hike begins from the highest point of the NJ Palisades and steeply descends 530 feet to the Hudson River. Part of the trail is an obstacle course through a sea of boulders and part of it is a series of stone steps leading downward. Although the hike is challenging, it's well worth it for the views! Dawn-dusk Visit their website for more information.
The Hermitage Museum in Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ
Open Wednesday-Sunday: The Hermitage, a National Historic Landmark and house museum, incorporates a stone house that was visited during the Revolutionary War by General George Washington. It was also the site of the marriage of Aaron Burr and Theodosia Prevost. Its picturesque Gothic Revival design dates to the 1847–48 renovation by the architect William H. Ranlett. Group tours are $7.00/person. 335 North Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus. Open Wednesday through Sunday with tours beginning at 1:15 pm. 2:15 pm and 3:15 pm. Visit their website for more information.
Archive of Some Past Events
May 14, 2021: A Rutgers Geology Museum scientist will be talking about the importance of coastal dunes to the variety of animals that call them home! Events are aimed at elementary/middle school aged children, but all ages are welcome to join and learn something new! Virtual. 1-2pm. Visit their website for more information.
Meteorites Late Night at the Museum
May 5, 2021: Take a virtual trip into outer space with us! During this event, participants will learn what makes a meteorite a meteorite, the different types of meteorites, where they come from, and what they are made of. Trivia, educational activities and a guest presentation are included in this event! 6-7:30pm. Visit their website for more information.
April 7, 2021: Take a virtual trip to the South Pole with us! During this event, participants will learn about Antarctica, Earth's coldest continent, and some of the animals that call this continent home. 6-7:30pm. Visit their website for more information.
Make & Take Fair Lawn Public Library
March 18, 2021: Join Emiliana on Zoom and make a winter snow globe. Participants will need to have a glue gun or some sort of glue that will stick on wood. The library will supply items to decorate with. Registration required and limited. Adults 18 and up. 10-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn. 7pm. Visit their website for more information.
Read Across America Day
March 2, 2021: Read Across America Day is a nationwide reading celebration! Across the country, thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books. Contact the library for more information. 10-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn. Visit their website for more information.
Date Night With Chocolate
February 11, 2021: Celebrate Valentine's Day and chocolate with Emiliana and Carolina! It will be a fun filled night of trivia, prizes and scrumptious chocolate! For adults 18 years and older. Free. The Library will supply items. You must be registered for this program in order to pick up your supply kit. Please pick up your supply kit at the library on Tuesday, February 9th between 10am-4pm. 10-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn. 7pm. Visit their website for more information.
Classic Film Series 35mm: Spaceballs
January 22, 2021: In a distant galaxy, planet Spaceball has depleted its air supply, leaving its citizens reliant on a product called "Perri-Air." Each ticket comes with FREE popcorn! $5/person. Union County Performing Arts Center, 1601 Irving St, Rahway. 8pm. Visit their website for more information.
Van Saun Park Skating Rink
January 18, 2021: "THE RINK" at Winter Wonderland in Van Saun Park is open and has been upgraded to a full regulation sized ice skating rink! $5 to skate (includes skate rental). Van Saun Park, 216 E Forest Ave, Paramus. Visit their website for more information.
Meet the Author - Margaret Gurevich
January 11, 2021: Get the the inside scoop on the "Who Was" series from author Margaret Gurevich! Learn about her writing and research process as well as various tips and tricks for aspiring authors and journalists. This event will be held live via Zoom and registration is required. 7pm. Visit their website for more information.
A Children's Holiday
December 18, 2020: The Crane House & Historic YWCA tells the story of the people who lived, worked, and played there between 1796 and 1965. On this family tour, guests will learn how children celebrated the holidays throughout the history of the house while enjoying the holiday decorations. $5 and up. Registration required. Purchase tickets online in advance. 110 Orange Rd, Montclair. 4-8pm. Visit their website for more information.
Make & Take Gingerbread Houses for Adults
December 11 & 14, 2020: Join Emiliana on Zoom and make some festive gingerbread houses. Please pick up your supply kit at the library on Friday, December 11th, 10am - 4pm with your name on it. You'll need a small container of white frosting. Registration required and limited. Adults 18 and up. Maurice M Pine Public Library, 10-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn. Zoom meeting 7pm. Visit their website for more information.
Jubilee Park Flea Market
November 8, 2020: Walk this outdoor market with exhibitors selling an array of new merchandise. There will be clothing, knick knacks, handbags, candles, sports collectibles, jewelry & gift items. Benefitting the Clifton Boys & Girls Club. 945 Allwood Rd, on the corner of Clifton Ave, Clifton. 9am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Fair Lawn Street Fair & Craft Show
October 18, 2020: Visit Fair Lawn this October! You can see artists, crafters, and vendors. Enjoy food, rides, live music and more! Free admission for spectators. Fair Lawn Ave & River Rd, Fair Lawn. 11am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
October 9 & December 11, 2020: Midnight Market is an indoor, night market for foodies! Eat from over 20 food vendors serving small bites for $7 or less. There'll be DJs, dancing, and activities. Experience the only indoor food festival & nightlife event in New Jersey! This event is 21 and older. Harborside Atrium, 210 Hudson St, Jersey City. 6:30-11:45 pm. Visit their website for more information.
Bloomfield Food Truck & Music Festival
October 2, 2020: This family friendly festival features 15 quality food trucks, live music, beer garden, kids activities, vendors, a 50/50 and so much more! St. Thomas the Apostle School, 50 Byrd Ave., Bloomfield. 4-10pm. Visit their website for more information.
Garfield Street Fair
September 20, 2020: Midland Avenue will be transformed into a giant town block party! There will all kinds of fun stuff to do -kiddie rides, climbing wall, face painting, sand art & temporary tattoos & more. There will be live entertainment all day long. Midland Ave, Garfield. 10am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Tribute In Light: Remembering 9/11
September 11, 2020: Twin beams of blue light rise above the World Trade Center site to commemorate the loved ones lost on September 11, 2001. The National September 11 Memorial plaza will be open from 6pm to midnight. The lights are illuminated through dawn. Plaza at the National September 11 Memorial, NYC; September 11 Memorial, Liberty State Park, Jersey City, NJ; Essex County 9/11 Memorial, Eagle Rock Reservation, West Orange, NJ. Visit their website for more information.
Westfield Street Fair & Craft Show
August 15, 2020: Enjoy the artists displays, crafters, food vendors, rides, live music & more! Downtown Westfield. 11am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
7th Annual Food Truck Seafood Festival
August 1, 2020: Enjoy great local seafood while watching the eliminations for the Hambletonian Oaks & Hambletonian. Vendors open at 6pm; live racing 7:15pm. Meadowlands Racetrack, 1 Racetrack Dr, East Rutherford. Visit their website for more information.
Sea Turtle Celebration
July 26, 2020: A fun evening at the Turtle Back Zoo! Enjoy all the main zoo attractions, a live band, face painting, a dance you can learn at home, food & more! All for just $10 per ticket that goes to help save sea turtles. Sea Turtle Recovery, 560 Northfield Ave, West Orange. 6-8pm. Visit their website for more information.
Little Falls 4th of July Street Fair & Fireworks
July 4, 2020: Enjoy live music and entertainment along with family fun attractions! East fabulous festival foods! Main St. & Stevens Ave., Little Falls. 10am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
State Fair Meadowlands
June 26, 2020: A place where families may enjoy quality rides, plenty of free entertainment, exciting games and prizes as well as a wide and diverse selection of delicious foods. There are a variety of activities to interest all ages! $5. 1 MetLife Stadium Drive East, Rutherford. 6-11:45pm. Visit their website for more information.
June Fair Lawn Street Fair & Craft Show
June 14, 2020: This fun family-friendly fair has something for everyone! There will be artists, crafters, vendors, food, rides, live music and more. Free. Fair Lawn Ave & Plaza Rd, Fair Lawn. 11am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Glen Rock Street Fair & Craft Show
May 31, 2020: Artists, crafters, vendors, food, rides, live music and more! Free admission for spectators. Rock Rd & Maple Ave, Glen Rock. 11am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
International Folk Dance Gathering
May 16, 2020: Dances from different ethnic groups will be presented by local (NJ) folk dance performing groups & after the stage performances these dances will be taught to the participants. Dinner will be available. Hungarian American Athletic Club, 233 Somerset St, New Brunswick. 5:30-11:45 pm. Visit their website for more information.
Cinco De Mayo Food Truck Fiesta
May 3, 2020: Enjoy gourmet menus from 20 Food Trucks! There'll be live music, local craft vendors, inflatable rides & games for kids & adults. $5-$7, kids under 3 free. One Garden State Plaza, Paramus. 11am-7pm. Visit their website for more information.
Summit Farmers Market
Sundays: Visit the market to purchase high quality, locally grown and produced cheese, pickles, baked goods, honey, produce, breads, pasta, soap, wool, prepared foods, and more. Come early and stay late to enjoy all the market has to offer! Park & Shop Lot #2, 22 DeForest Ave., Summit. 8am-1pm. Visit their website for more information.
NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show
April 15-19, 2020: Exhibits include: Meteorites by Geoff Notkin, dinosaur skeletons courtesy of Dinosaur Brokers and the Dinosaurs Rock Kids Corner, and a hallway full of glowing UV minerals courtesy of the Franklin Mineral Museum! $15, kids under 5 free. NJ Convention & Expo Center, 97 Sunfield Ave, Edison. 12-6pm. Visit their website for more information.
Haiku In the Garden
April 1-30, 2020: In celebration of National Poetry Month, April, Haiku Poets of the Garden State present: Haiku in the New Jersey State Botanical Garden. Look for the poems placed around the gardens during April in this installation of haiku signs. All original works are by members of the Haiku Poets of the Garden State (HPGS). Free. NJ Botanical Garden, 2 Morris Rd, Ringwood. 8am-6pm. Visit their website at https://www.njbg.org/category/visit/ for more information.
Pysanky Egg Decorating
March 21, 2020: Make beautiful Ukrainian decorated eggs with instructor Michele Reutty! This program is free but registration is required. Maurice M Pine Library, 10-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn. 9:30am-12:30pm. Visit their website for more information.
All Seasons Chamber Players
March 15, 2020: The All Seasons Chamber Players will perform a Musical Celebration honoring the memory of Benjamin Saul Fialkoff. This program is presented by his wife, Kay Fialkoff. Fair Lawn's Maurice M. Pine Library, 10-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn. 6:30pm. Visit their website for more information.
New Milford High School Flea Market & Collectible Show
February 23, 2020: Support New Milford Athletic Boosters and do your shopping here! Dozens of tables filled with merchandise all at bargain prices. 330 River Rd, New Milford. 9am-4pm. Visit their website for more information.
February 5, 2020: The Fair Lawn Library will host Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ to discuss top health issues affecting men. Nutrition and physical activity, mental health and stress management and cancer. This is a free program, but registration is required. Maurice M. Pine Library, 10-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn. 7-8:30pm. Visit their website for more information.
Winter Mural Sunday
January 19, 2020: Drop into the library and help us create a fabulous winter mural! All ages are welcome and no registration is required. Fair Lawn's Maurice M. Pine Library, 10-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn. 2:30-3:30pm. Visit their website for more information.
January 5, 2020: Thirty years after starring in "The Wizard of Oz," beloved actress and singer Judy Garland arrives in London to perform sold-out shows at the Talk of the Town nightclub. While there, she reminisces with friends and fans. PG-13. Fair Lawn's Maurice M. Pine Library, 10-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn. 1:30pm. Visit their website for more information.
A Chanukah Story
December 22, 2019: The Small Wonder Puppet Theater will be presenting a Chanukah show. All are welcome. This fun & entertaining puppet show will delight children of all ages. No registration required. Free. Maurice M Pine Public Library, 10-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn. 4pm. Visit their website for more information.
The Boston Pops
December 15, 2019: Parking their reindeer on the roof of Prudential Hall, Lockhart and company will unpack a sleigh full of best-loved seasonal songs, including “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” “Jingle Bells,” “‘Twas the Night Before Christmas,” “Sleigh Ride” and many more. $49. NJPAC, 1 Center St, Newark. 4pm. Visit their website for more information.
Small Business Saturday
November 30, 2019: Downtown Summit businesses will be featuring special offers, debuting holiday merchandise, and more. There will also be live music throughout the downtown. 18 Bank St, Summit. 10am. Visit their website for more information.
Fall Craft Fair & Tricky Tray
November 16, 2019: There'll be crafters, a bake booth, homemade jams, homemade soups & breads. Stop by the tricky tray (over 40 baskets) & silent auction before you leave. You do not have to be present for drawing. Lunch is available. 97 Highwood Ave, Tenafly. 10am-4pm. Visit their website for more information.
Great Pumpkin Festival
October 2 - November 1, 2019: Northern NJ's largest fall festival with pig races, hay rides, corn maze, concessions, carnival cides & over 30 fun-filled activities! Free parking; no pets please. Weekends & Columbus Day: $14/person; Oct. 2-Nov. 1: $12/person; under 2 free. Heaven Hill Farm and Garden Center, 451 NJ-94, Vernon Township. 10am-6pm. Visit their website for more information.
North Bergen Flea Market & Collectible Show
October 5, 2019: There will be 50+ exhibitors displaying an array of quality merchandise such as handbags, crafts, sports collectibles, clothing, jewelry, gift items, perfumes, dollar items, antiques & collectibles, garage/tag sale items and so much more! 9280 John F Kennedy Blvd, North Bergen. 9am-4pm. Visit their website for more information.
September 19, 2019: Come join a community of fun, creative, stress free and relaxing environment and enjoy drawing from a model or still life. No experience necessary. All ages welcome. Participants should bring supplies of choice. Gallery has most supplies that participants can use. Light refreshments will be served. Maurice M Pine Public Library, 10-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn. 7-8:30pm. Visit their website for more information.
Riverdale's Annual Labor Day Street Fair
September 2, 2019: Great food, retail vendors, live music, kiddie rides, Pony Rides & petting zoo, games, will be available Labor Day Monday in a blocked off section of Newark Pompton Turnpike from Newbury Place to Cotluss Rd, Riverdale. 10am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Paramus Food Truck Festival
August 18, 2019: Just Jersey Fest is your all access pass to the best food truck cuisine Jersey can offer. Our festivals are kids friendly (under 10 get in for free) and dog friendly at certain events. $5 admission, Kids under 10 Free. 1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus. 11am-8pm. Visit their website for more information.
August 2, 2019: Have fun and meet new friends while playing a variety of games. Grades 1 and up. No registration required. Maurice M Pine Public Library, 10-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn. 3-4pm. Visit their website for more information.
Food Truck Festival at the Hermitage
July 20, 2019: 4th Annual Food Truck Festival will have a large variety of delicious foods available from over 12 trucks! Children under 5 are free. No pets please. Admission is $5. The Hermitage Museum, 335 North Franklin Turnpike, Ho Ho Kus. 11am-6pm. Visit their website for more information.
Main Memorial Flea Market
July 13, 2019: This outdoor flea market has been a favorite for over 10 years. Held along one of the busiest streets, features approximately 75-100 vendors selling everything from new items, 2nd hand, collectibles, antiques and much more. Main Ave. in Clifton. 9am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Glen Rock Street Fair & Craft Show
June 30, 2019: Artists, Crafters, Vendors, Delicious Food, Kids' Rides, Games, Live Bands, DJ, , Dance and Martial Arts Performances & much more for the Entire Family! Downtown Glen Rock, Glen Rock. 11am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
State Fair Meadowlands
June 28-29, 2019: State Fair Meadowlands is a place where families may enjoy quality rides, plenty of free entertainment, exciting games and prizes as well as a wide and diverse selection of delicious foods. $12; free for children under 34". 1 MetLife Stadium Dr, East Rutherford. 6pm. Visit their website for more information.
Nutley Father’s Day Street Fair
June 16, 2019: Franklin Ave will be transformed into a pedestrian marketplace! Along the street fair site there will be a special “Crafters Corner” with exhibitors displaying their hand made works, festival foods, over 100 merchandise vendors, nonstop music & entertainment, face painting, temporary tattoos, sand art, pony rides, petting zoo, kiddie rides & climbing wall, games and much more! 300 Franklin Ave, Nutley. 10am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Cirque du Soleil
June 12-July 14, 2019: Cirque du Soleil brings its acclaimed Big Top show AMALUNA to Livingston this summer. AMALUNA invites the audience to a mysterious island governed by Goddesses and guided by the cycles of the moon. Tickets are $45+. Livingston Mall, 112 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston. Visit their website for more information.
Art at the Esplanade Open-air Art Show
June 2, 2019: Discover fine artists and artisans at the juried arts & craft show. Shop directly from emerging and established artists at this open-air event for original paintings, pottery pieces, jewelry, sculpture and more. 11 Elm Rd, Mountain Lakes. 11am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
May 19, 2019: Taste it. Pair it. Crack it. Meet the animals that give it to us. Discover how it’s made the old-fashioned way. Live music & games. Presented by the Montclair History Center, Montclair Center Rutgers Cooperative 4-H Program. Behind the Montclair History Center’s Crane House & Historic YWCA, 110 Orange Rd, Montclair. Rain or shine. Pricing & early bird discounts available online. 2-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Camp COLEY Fun Day & Open house
April 27, 2019: Monopoly, Life, Clue & more! Come visit Camp COLEY to enjoy a day full of board games! There will be lots of great board game-themed activities for the children while parents enjoy a tour of the camp and Q&A session with Camp Director Karyn Landis. It’s always a great time. Sing songs, play games, enjoy a BBQ dinner, and have a laugh at our closing campfire. Only $5/person. Register now & spread the word. Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation, 750 Waterloo Rd, Stanhope. 2-6pm. Visit their website for more information.
Shanks Legacy Grand Opening
April 13, 2019: The story of the secret camp that processed 1.3 million troops en route to Europe and North Africa during WWII and how it changed Orangetown. Free. Orangetown Historical Museum & Archives, 196 Chief Bill Harris Way, (Formerly Blaisdell Rd), Orangeburg, NY. 2-4pm. Visit their website for more information.
Beethoven and Brahms
March 31, 2019: The Adelphi Orchestra, now in its 65th season of Music for All, with an emphasis on their long-standing young artist initiative. The orchestra will perform under the baton of Guest Conductor Jason Tramm. The program will showcase Oradell native piano prodigy Drew Petersen winner of the 2018 Avery Fisher Career Grant and the 2017 American Pianist Award in Brahms Piano Concerto no 1. Free. Pascack Valley Regional High School Auditorium, 200 Piermont, Hillsdale. 2pm. Visit their website for more information.
The Magic of Opera
March 10, 2019: Imagine a performance of all your favorite opera arias & choruses performed in a single concert! Ars Musica 80 voices, together with stellar vocal soloists from our Encore Young Artists Program, will take you on a dramatic, musical journey through the greatest opera excerpts. $30 adult / $25 seniors / Children 18 under free. West Side Presbyterian Church, 6 South Monroe St, Ridgewood. 4pm. Visit their website for more information.
Currents by Mayumana
March 2, 2019: If Blue Man Group and Stomp had a child, it just might be this innovative troupe that takes you on a breathless journey of sound and light, combining music, visual effects and skilled performers in constant movement in a one-of-a-kind experience. $29 - $69. Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St, Morristown. 8-10pm. Visit their website for more information.
Eyewitness to African American History
February 17, 2019: Explore 200 years of Black history in Montclair and New Jersey through rare first-hand accounts, primary and secondary source documents.There will be many artifacts including census data, personal letters, oral histories, and mid-century Jet & Ebony magazines. These artifacts provide a springboard for discussion about race both in the past and in the present-day. Last tour begins at 3:30pm. Admission is $6/adult, $5/student/senior with ID, $4/child and under 2 is free. From 1-4 pm. Members free.Montclair History Center, 110 Orange Rd, Montclair. Visit their website for more information.
February 9, 2019: Community Options, Inc. invites runners, walkers, and rollers (baby strollers and wheelchairs) to help raise funds to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities by participating in our annual Cupid’s Chase 5K. Because of you…we can make a difference! Cupid’s Chase raises both funds and awareness for Community Options’ mission of providing residential and employment services to individuals with disabilities. Registration opens at 8am. Race begins at 10 am. Glen Rock Municipal, Pool 390 Doremus Ave, Glen Rock. Visit their website for more information.
Sunday's Maple Sugaring
February 3 - March 24, 2019: Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way sap has been gathered over the centuries. Learn how to identify a maple tree. We'll check Tenafly Nature Center tapped tree and observe how sap is boiled down to make fresh maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste! Members - $5 / Non-Members - $10 Family Max - $15 / Family Max - $30. Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly. 1:30-2:30 pm on Sundays. Visit their website for more information.
"I Have a Dream" Story Time & Workshop
January 21, 2019: Celebrate the life & legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Listen to the story "Martin's Big Words" and then create a sign inspired by Dr. King's Vision. Pick up a timed ticket at the front desk. Free admission all day 10:00am - 5:00 pm. Sponsored by the Lois and Richard Nicotra Foundation and Stop & Shop. Staten Island Children's Museum, 1000 Richmond Ter, Staten Island. Free. Visit their website for more information.
Outdoor Sports Show
January 10-13, 2019: The annual Garden State Outdoor Sports Show has top seminars, attractions, and exhibits designed to speak to sportsmen and women of all ages with a focus on activities the whole family can enjoy. The event is presented in partnership with The New Jersey Department of Fish and Wildlife, The New Jersey Outdoor Alliance, United Bowhunters of New Jersey and The New Jersey State Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs. Returning Favorites: 3D Archery Tournament, Fishing & Hunting Seminars, Cooking Demos, Fly Casting Pond, World Famous Bass Tub, Dog Training Demos, Kayak Demonstrations, Kids Reel Competition. Additional Fees apply for some. The event also hosts The New Jersey Deer Classic presented by the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife (DFW). $10/person. NJ Expo Center, 97 Sunfield Ave, Edison. 1-5 pm. Visit their website for more information.
Traditions Fest 2019
January 5, 2019: The Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club brings the best in folk music to the Northeastern New Jersey area. Tickets are $20 and up. 8pm. The Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. Visit their website for more information.
Noon Year's Eve Party
December 31, 2018: Are you sick of not being able to stay up until midnight to see the ball drop on New Year’s Eve?! Then this party is for you! We will be celebrating with crafts, snacks, music & our very own countdown to noon! Online registration is required. For ages 0-9yrs. Johnson Public Library, 74 Main St, Hackensack. 11am. Visit their website for more information.
Hot Chocolate Hike Weekend
December 15-16, 2018: Take a break from the holiday rush & join a guided hike on the Arboretum's grounds. Discover who is in the forest as you look for signs of our woodland animal friends. When you're done, warm up in the historic Stone House with a cup of hot cocoa by the fireplace. Hike times: 11am, 1pm & 3pm. Please dress appropriately for an outdoor adventure! Price: $8/person. Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary, 324 Forest Dr. S., Short Hills. Visit their website for more information.
Town Hall Lighting & Caroling
December 4, 2018: This special Holiday event will feature the caroling of the Fair Lawn Girl Scouts & Boy Scouts. Santa Claus will arrive at the Municipal Building to help with the official lighting of the building. All children will be able to see Santa & will receive candy canes. In case of inclement weather, Santa will be inside the building at 7pm. Free refreshments. Fair Lawn Municipal Building, 8-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn. Visit their website for more information.
Ramsey Farmers Market
December 2 - March 31, 2019: The Indoor Market is open! Shop for food and sundries every Sunday. You'll find goods from Aunt Vicky's Bickys to Woods Edge Wool Farm. Eric Smith School, 2 Monroe St, Ramsey. 10 am-2 pm. Visit their website for more information.
Hip Hop Dance
Thursdays: Hip-hop music gets everyone moving in this high energy dance class! Freestyling creativity is encouraged for students of all levels & abilities ages 8-18. Please wear comfortable clothes and sneakers. This class is presented by the Center for Modern Dance Education. Free. Johnson Public Library, 274 Main St, Hackensack. 3:45-4:30 pm. Visit their website for more information.
Thanksgiving Craft Show
November 25, 2018: Shop for the holidays! Just some of the items available will be stained & painted glass, cutting boards, pepper mills & bowls, fiber, florals, lighted wood holiday trees, pottery, ceramics, jewelry, apparel, chocolates, children's items, totes, hand knits & much more. Admission is $3. Paramus High School, 99 East Century Rd, Paramus. 10am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Open Cockpit Weekend
November 10-11, 2018: Check out the cockpits of some extraordinary aircraft including a rare Lockheed bush plane, “M*A*S*H” Bell-47 helicopter, the world’s last remaining Martin 202 airliner, a TWA Convair 880 jetliner circa 1959 & sit in the cab of an airport fire truck. Adults $12, children/seniors $9. Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey, 400 Fred Wehran Dr, Teterboro. 10am-4pm. Visit their website for more information.
October 27, 2018: This event has the luxury of using the spacious & tree lined area around beautiful Memorial Park. Children & adults are asked to assemble at the Memorial Pool Lot at 10am. The parade continues down the Avenue of the Heroes & around Memorial Pool to the main concession stand. All participants receive a full size Halloween treat bag with treats already inside. Costume prizes will be awarded. In case of rain the parade will be held inside the Memorial Middle School. Memorial Park, Of Heroes Ave, Fair Lawn. 10am-12noon. Visit their website for more information.
Fair Lawn Street Fair & Craft Show
October 21, 2018: This is a family friendly event! There will be artists, crafters, vendors, food, rides, live music & more. Free admission. Downtown Fair Lawn. 11am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Tenafly Street Fair & Craft Show
October 20, 2018: See the over of more than 200 artists, crafters and vendors. Free admission and parking. There will also be food from local restaurants and plenty of kids activities. Downtown Tenafly. 11am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Saddle Brook Street Fair
October 7, 2018: Market St will be transformed into a giant town block party! There will be merchandise & craft vendors, kiddie rides, pony rides, clown, great food, local merchants and civic groups & live music. Enjoy pizza, chicken fingers, empanadas, Callahan's hot dogs, zeppoles, sausage & peppers, popcorn, cotton candy, shish-kabob, kettle corn, and more. 215 Market St, Saddle Brook. 10am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
FireWatch Festival - Veteran & Military Appreciation Community Event
September 22, 2018: Fire Watch Festival is a community celebration of our Veterans & Military. A Veteran fair, a concert, a car & motorcycle show, activities for kids, free raffle prizes for Veterans & Military & more. The event is a community event & is not just for Veterans & Military. It is a celebration of the men & women who have served this great country. Memorial Middle School, 12-00 1st St, Fair Lawn. Visit their website at https://onehac.wixsite.com/firewatchfestival for more information.
Riverdale's Annual Labor Day Street Fair
September 3, 2018: The Street Fair will have arts & crafts, merchandise & food plus Kids Traveling Shindig! Enjoy rides, ponies, games, petting zoo, crafts, face painting & more. See website for complete schedule of events, flea market & collectible shows. 91 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Riverdale. 10am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
7th Annual Classic Car Show
August 19, 2018: Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the 7th Annual Classic Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show! Free, Fun Event for the Whole Family. Free Registration begins at 8:30 am. Trophies. DJ Music. Food. Hawthorne Farmers' Market, Grand Ave, behind the library, Hawthorne. 9am-2pm. Visit their website for more information.
August 4, 2018: Racing's Greatest Day! An epic sporting event, free outdoor concert, rides & games, plus great giveaways! Hambo Pony appearances, selfie stations, free t-shirts, kids coloring books, free pony rides, face painters & more. There'll be live music noon-4pm. Admission: $5. Gates open 10am - First race: 12 noon. Meadowlands Racetrack, 1 Racetrack Dr, East Rutherford. 10:30am-6pm. Visit their website for more information.
Msgr Owens Flea Market & Collectible Show
July 21, 2018: There will be 50+ tables displaying an array of quality merchandise such as handbags, crafts, sports collectibles, clothing, jewelry, gift items, perfumes, antiques & collectibles, garage/tag sale items and so much more all at bargain prices! Fundraiser for Nutley High Hockey League Booster Club. 44 Park Ave, Nutley. 9am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Twilight Farm Fest
Thursdays: Enjoy live music, lawn games & free kids' activities! There will also be a farm stand. BYO picnic. The City Green Farm Eco-Center, 171 Grove St, Clifton. 6-8pm. Visit their website for more information.
Vintage Baseball at New Bridge
July 7, 2018: The Bergen County Historical Society hosts the Flemington Neshanock vs. the NY Mutuals. Experience the crack of wood against leather, the cheers & jeers of the crowd & baseball the way great-grandpa saw it, when these reenactor teams play with 19th century rules, equipment & uniforms in an open field! $10 adults, $5 students, BCHS members free. Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201 Main St, River Edge. 11am-1pm. Visit their website for more information.
Nutley Father's Day Street Fair
June 17, 2018: Franklin Ave will be transformed into a pedestrian marketplace! There'll be a special 'Crafters Corner' with exhibitors displaying their hand made works, festival foods, over 100 merchandise vendors, nonstop music & entertainment, face painting, temporary tattoos, sand art, pony rides, petting zoo, kiddie rides & climbing wall, games & much more. Sponsored by Nutley High Hockey League Booster Club. 300 Franklin Ave, Nutley. 10am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
June 2, 2018: Join City Green for our 3rd Strawberry Festival! Music, food, kids' games, activities & lots of strawberry fun for all! The City Green Farm Eco-Center, 171 Grove St, Clifton. 10am-2pm. Visit their website for more information.
Woodland Park Memorial Day Street Fair & Parade
May 28, 2018: This is a fundraiser for Woodland Park Recreation! Arts & crafts, merchandise & food plus 'Kids Traveling Shindig' with rides, ponies, games, petting zoo, crafts, face painting and more. 1150 McBride Ave, Woodland Park. 11am-6pm. Visit their website for more information.
8th ANNUAL NW BERGEN HISTORY DAY! How Immigration & the Railroad Shaped Our Towns
April 28, 2018: The towns in NW Bergen County were settled in the 18th century by immigrants from countries in Europe and Africa. Today, we have immigrants from all over the world. Come see how they impacted the towns where they settled and how they enrich us today. $15 day-of-event; $10 advance sale. Children under 12 are FREE & will receive a Special Fun Ticket! The Mahwah Museum, 201 Franklin Tpke., Mahwah. 10am-4pm. Visit their website for more information.
St. Patrick's Day Drop-In Storytime
March 17, 2018: Join us in celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Irish stories and a visit from Ridgewood Irish Dancers. Ridgewood Public Library 125 North Maple Ave., Ridgewood. 10:30-11am. Visit their website for more information.
A Taste of Our Town
February 26, 2018: Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce presents a Celebration of Great Food! Sample offerings from Fair Lawn’s finest restaurants. Net proceeds to benefit Fair Lawn Department Health & Human Services Food Pantry. 6-8pm. Call for more info.
Back to Bach
January 21, 2018: At the Ridgewood Public Library student musicians will wow you with their musical talent and leave you wanting to learn more! 2-3pm. All ages welcome. 125 North Maple Ave., Ridgewood. Visit their website at https://www.ridgewoodlibrary.org/events-programs for more information.
Movie & Popcorn For the Troops
January 19, 2018: Celebrate National Popcorn Day with us with a viewing of Spider-man Homecoming (2017, PG-13, 2h 13m). The price of admission & snacks: ONE DVD donation for soldiers (DVDs4VETS). We will accept new or lightly used DVDs. No registration required. There will be a collection box at the door. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. 3:30pm. Ridgewood Public Library 125 North Maple Ave., Ridgewood. Visit their website at https://www.ridgewoodlibrary.org/events-programs for more information.
Community Menorah Lighting
December 18, 2017: Everyone welcome to join the honorable Mayor John Cosgrove and Council members for the lighting of the menorah in front of Fair Lawn Municipal Building, 8-01 Fair Lawn Ave. Fresh donuts, treats, music, and Chanukah gelt for all! 7:00 pm.
A Holiday Spectacular
December 1, 2017: The Fair Lawn Community Center presents “A Holiday Spectacular” by the North Jersey Concert Band! Please join us as we perform a variety of Christmas and Hanukkah selections from traditional to contemporary, classical to pop and music compilations from around the world. 8pm. All tickets: $10. Located at 10-10 20th St., Fair Lawn. Visit their website for more information.
Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo
November 17th - January 3: Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo! There will be sparkling lights on over 50 winter and animal characters. Different themed activities featured each December weekend makes visiting extra exciting! Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Nov 17 – Dec 10; Every Night: Dec 11 – Jan 2, 2018. Closed: December 24 & 25. 5-9pm. Free Admission. Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats. Located at 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange. Visit their website for more information.
Free Pool Party
November 11, 2017: At the Wyckoff Family YMCA we've scheduled a blast for you and your family to make a splash! Check their website for times. 691 Wyckoff Ave., Wyckoff. Visit their website for more information.
7th Annual Holiday Marketplace
Nov 3rd & 4th: Kick off your holiday shopping at the Y’s annual marketplace. Over 40 vendors, free admission. All proceeds support Wyckoff Y Cares. Nov 3, 4-8pm; Nov 4, 9am-3pm. 691 Wyckoff Ave., Wyckoff. Visit their website for more information.
Monster Mash Family Event in Wykoff
October 24, 2017: The Wyckoff Family YMCA is holding a Monster Mash Family Event from 6:30-8:00 pm. Come in costume and enjoy a night of dancing, treats, games, and costume contests for the whole family. Admission is $25 per family. To purchase tickets and for more information, visit their website. Visit their website for more information.
October 15, 2017: The annual Fall Festival at Rutgers Gardens is a day for Children! Spend the afternoon outside discovering the Gardens on a scavenger hunt, visiting the animals, painting pumpkins, playing games and using natural materials from the gardens to create crafts from 12-4pm. Located at 112 Ryders Ln., New Brunswick, NJ. Visit their websiteor Call 732-932-8451 for more information.
Harvest Festival & The Legend of Sleepy Hollow at The Lambert Castle
October 14, 2017: Usher in the Autumn with history, food, and fun fall activities on the lawn at Lambert Castle from 3-6pm! At 5:30 pm we'll read a version of Washington Irving’s classic story and sing some Halloween songs. You might even have a chance to meet the Headless Horseman in person! Bring your own blankets or lawn chairs. For children age 3-12 years. Presented with the Passaic County Historical Society. Donations always welcome! Located at 3 Valley Rd., Patterson. Visit their website for more information.
All Seasons Chambers Players Concert
October 8, November 5, December 10: Now in its 37th season, the All Seasons Chambers Players is a leading chamber music ensemble in the New York - New Jersey metropolitan area. The ensemble performs music from the baroque to contemporary periods in mixed ensembles using flute, violin, cello, harpsichord and piano. Oct 8, Nov 5, Dec 10th performance is a FRENCH CARNIVAL: Loeillet Sonata in B minor; Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals; Faure Fantasie for Flute; Franck Sonata for Violin and Piano in A minor. Meet-The-Artists Reception. Central Unitarian Church 156 Forest Ave., Paramus. 3:30-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
First Friday BoOnton Ghost Walk
October 6, 2017: The BoOonton Ghost Walk is more than just a ghost-tour! You will hear about forgotten history, Civil War lore, mysterious legends, and of course, ghostly tales! Take a 90 minute guided tour through Boonton Main Street and surrounding area. Tickets will be available online or at the BMS office. 5-9pm Visit their website for more information.
Joey's Fund 3rd Annual Charity Car Show
September 23, 2017: This show will be featuring classic cars, a DJ, trophies for competitors, door prizes, 50/50s and raffles for awesome gifts! Food trucks and vendors and fun games! All proceeds are donated to St. Joseph's Hospital to help families with children who have life threatening illnesses. St. Mary's Church 20 Legion Place, Closter 11am-4pm. Visit their website for more information.
Hackensack Movies Under the Stars
September 1, 2017: The city of Hackensack Dept of Cultural Affairs presents a free movie in Atlantic Street Park on Fridays until Sept 1st. To Kill a Mockingbird begins at 8pm. Warren and Atlantic, Hackensack. Visit their website for more information.
World Elephant Day at the Bergen County Zoo
August 12, 2017: Celebrate one of the world's most beloved and most endangered animals at the Bergen County Zoo's World Elephant Day! Bring your favorite toy elephant to the zoo for a full day of elephant fun. There will be keeper chats, story time, crafts & more! 216 Forest Ave Paramus 11am-3pm Visit their website for more information.
National Night Out & Family Fun Night
August 1, 2017: From 7-9pm at the Memorial Park/Pool.
Summer Concert Series in the Park
July 9, 2017: Jersey Sound - Oldies, Classic Rock, Motown, R&B, British Invasion & Pop! Bring your blanket or lawn chair! 8-10pm at the Memorial Park/Pool. In case of rain the concert will be held at Fair Lawn High School.
Father's Day Nature Walk
June 18, 2017: Celebrate Father’s Day with a guided walk outdoors. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just hoping to spend some quality time with Dad, a family walk is the perfect activity to celebrate this special family day. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No strollers please. In case of inclement weather, the program will be cancelled. Members & Fathers: $3, Non-members: $6, Children 2 & under: Free. tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly. 1-3pm. Visit their website for more information.
Summer Music Festival
June 9th-August 20th: Join us every Sunday for free concerts at Memorial Park! Now in its 57th year, this concert series runs every Sunday evening at 8pm from July 9th until August 20th. Bring your own outdoor chair, and plan on arriving early. Outdoor seating is first-come, first served. In case of inclement weather, this event will be held at Fair Lawn High School. Free Admission. Fair Lawn Memorial Park, 1st St. at Avenue of Heroes, Fair Lawn. 8pm. Visit their website for more information.
Go the Distance for Autism Cycling Event in Paramus
June 4, 2017: Go the Distance for Autism, North Jersey's largest charity cycling event. All Levels of Cycling Ability - The event is for all levels of cycling ability and provides a safe and family friendly atmosphere where individuals with autism can participate as equally as those without. With four scenic and fully supported routes to choose from - 3, 10, 25 and 62.5 miles – you're sure to find a distance that’s right for you. - Family Fun Festival - After the ride, all participants are invited to a Family Fun Festival with food, music, games, inflatables, activities and more. Bring your friends and family to the festival – all are welcome! Go the Distance for Autism bands five northern New Jersey organizations together to raise funds for a common mission - to provide educational and treatment programs for children and adults with autism. Alpine Learning Group, The EPIC School, Garden Academy, Institute for Educational Achievement and REED Academy are working together to change the future for those who struggle with autism, spread much needed awareness, and directly impact the lives of children and their families living with autism every day. Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus.
“Patience” presented by Ridgewood Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company
June 2, 2017: "Patience" or "Bunthorne's Bride", is a comic opera in two acts with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W.S. Gilbert. The opera is a satire on the aesthetic movement of the 1870s and '80s in England and, more broadly, on fads, superficiality, vanity, hypocrisy and pretentiousness; it also satirizes romantic love, rural simplicity and military bluster. George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. 7:30pm. Visit their website for more information.
Farm Tour Hayrides in Medford
May 22, 2017: This farm experience is designed to invigorate your senses with the beauty of the fields in the springtime. Hayrides will tour the farm to view the farm activities, budding trees, and sprouting plants. Picking of spinach and radishes will be available depending on supply and spring weather. Cost is $4.50/per person. Johnson’s Corner Farm, 133 Church Rd., Medford. Through May 22, 2017 - Mon. - Fri. at 11:00, 12:00 and 1:00, Sat. and Sun. at 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM. Visit their website for more information.
May 20, 2017: Join Bergen County Parks and Hackensack Riverkeeper as we celebrate the beauty of our Earth, the importance of clean water, and a healthy environment at the 4th Annual Bergen County Parks EarthFest Overpeck. Check out Teaneck Creek's Table at the event and find other great 'green' resources. Free Admission. Overpeck County Park, 40 Fort Lee Rd., Leonia. Noon-4pm. Visit their website for more information.
19th Annual Buffalo Watch
May 13, 2017: 19th annual Buffalo Watch fundraiser benefits the local rescue squad in Readington. New vendors and entertainment always being added. Fun, affordable time for the entire family, right in the heart of Readington. Readington River Buffalo Farm, 937 County Road 523, Flemington. 9am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
“Doubt: A Parable” presented by Skyline Theatre Company
May 5th-7th: A gripping story of suspicion cast on a priest’s behavior that is less about scandal than about fascinatingly nuanced questions of moral certainty. This psychological drama challenges audiences to consider whether or not a charismatic Catholic priest crosses the line with the school’s first African-American student. An eloquent and provocative investigation of truth and consequences. George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. May 5-7, 2017 - Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 PM and Sunday matinee at 2:00 PM . Visit their website for more information.
Healthy Mind, Hopeful Future: Dinner and Fashion Show Benefit for West Bergen Mental Healthcare
April 25, 2017: The Allendale Woman's Club will be holding a benefit dinner and fashion show to benefit West Bergen Mental Healthcare. Tickets: $80 per person. 6:30 PM Cocktails and Basket Viewing, 8:00 PM Dinner and Fashion Show by Fig Leaf of Maywood. Seasons, 644 Pascack Road, Washington Township. Visit their website for more information.
2017 Tenafly Spring Street Fair
April 22nd-23rd: This popular Bergen County springtime tradition features hundreds of artists, crafters, vendors, food, family fun and more. The Tenafly Spring Street Fair is sponsored by the Tenafly Chamber of Commerce. The main fair staging area is on Piermont Road (between Hillside Avenue and County Road) in Tenafly. 11am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
“13” presented by Old Library Theatre
April 20th-23rd: “13” is an original musical with music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn. Following a move from New York City to small-town Indiana, young Evan Goldman grapples with his parent’s divorce, prepares for his impending Bar Mitzvah, and navigates the complicated social circles of a new school. George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, April 20-23, 2017 at 7:00 PM and Sunday matinee at 2:00 PM. Visit their website for more information.
Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce Easter In the Park Celebration
April 15, 2017: This year's event will feature an Easter egg hunt, DJ music, art and painting, games, treats and of course an opportunity to meet with the Easter Bunny! Ridgewood shops and restaurants will also be be joining in on the fun. Memorial Park at Van Neste Square, East Ridgewood Avenue and Oak Street, Ridgewood. 11am-2pm. Visit their website for more information.
Handel’s Messiah Parts II and III
April 9, 2017: There’s no need to travel to New York City to enjoy a performance of George F. Handel’s Messiah (Parts II and III), a classical music high point of the Easter season. You can simply travel to West Side Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood, where the Oratorio Choir and Orchestra (directed by Deborah Holden-Holloway) Part II focuses on the death and resurrection of Jesus, ending with the glorious “Hallelujah Chorus.” Part III features some of the most uplifting and triumphant music of the Messiah, including “I Know That My Redeemer Lives,” “The Trumpet Shall Sound” and the culminating chorus, “Worthy is the Lamb.”. Tickets are not required, but early arrival is suggested. A free-will offering will be received. West Side Presbyterian Church, Varian Fry Way, 6 South Monroe Street in Ridgewood. 3pm Visit their website for more information.
Bergen County New Jersey Bridal Show at The Fiesta in Wood-Ridge
February 28, 2017: Bridal shows are full of door prizes, gifts, and discounts for everyone in attendance. Couples can even win a honeymoon! The Fiesta, 255 Route 17 South, Wood-Ridge. 7-10pm. Visit their website for more information.
“A Taste of Our Town” - Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce presents a Celebration of Great Food
February 27, 2017: Sample offerings from Fair Lawn’s finest restaurants. Net proceeds to benefit Fair Lawn Department Health & Human Services Food Pantry. Reservations recommended. The Fair Lawn Community Center/George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. 6-8pm. Visit their website for more information.
“Amadeus” presented by Old Library Theatre
February 24th-26th: This provocative work, by playwright Peter Shaffer, weaves this confrontation between mediocrity and genius into a tale of breathtaking dramatic power. On the one hand there is Antonio Salieri, an established composer in the court of the Austrian Emperor Josef. On the other, the greatest musical genius of all time: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a foul-mouthed, graceless oaf who has that which is beyond Salieri's envious grasp: Genius. The Fair Lawn Community Center/George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 pm. Sunday matinee at 2:00 pm. Visit their website for more information.
Adelphi Chamber Ensemble at the Mahwah Library
February 19, 2017: The Adelphi Chamber Orchestra is the oldest chamber orchestra in Bergen County and Northern New Jersey. It has lived up to its statement of purpose “to foster good music” from its first concert performed for the public on May 23, 1953. Members of the orchestra have formed an ensemble to perform chamber pieces for the public. The concert is FREE and no tickets are necessary. Seats are on a “first come” basis. Mahwah Public Library, 100 Ridge Road, Mahwah. 2-4pm. Visit their website for more information.
Dance Designs - Cabaret of Solos and Duets at the Fair Lawn Community Center/George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation
February 12, 2017: Dance Design Studios offers up their winter dance recital in a cabaret format for your enjoyment. The Fair Lawn Community Center/George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. Visit their website for more information.
Tribute to Frank Sinatra with the Tony DeMeo Orchestra at the Mahwah Library
February 5, 2017: The Tony DeMeo Orchestra featuring Tony DeMeo is a 17-piece jazz Big Band dedicated to recreating the music of Frank Sinatra playing the music from the Great American Song Book. Free. Seats are on a “first come” basis. Mahwah Public Library, 100 Ridge Road, Mahwah. 2-4pm. Visit their website for more information.
Guided Walking Tours of the Meadowlands District
February 5, 2017: The Bergen County Audubon Society offers year-round, free, guided nature walks on the 1st Sunday and 3rd Tuesday of each month. The family-friendly walks take place through the parks and natural areas of the Meadowlands District. Guides do bring spotting scopes, but you are also encouraged to bring your own binoculars to get an up-close look at the birds and wildlife. Dress according to the weather. This is a free activity. 1 Dekorte Park Plaza, Lyndhurst, Bergen County. 10am-noon. Visit their website at http://www.njsea.com/njmc/nature/pontoon-cruises.html for more information.
Fair Lawn Rotary sponsored Geography Bee Finals
January 25, 2017: Rotary Club if Fair Lawn is teaming up with the Fair Lawn Middle Schools in bringing this exciting educational program to Fair Lawn! George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th St, Fair Lawn. 6:30pm. Visit their website for more information.
Old Library Theatre presents: The 6th Annual One Act Play Festival
January 20th-22nd: Come enjoy an evening or two of fine local acting talent. George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th St, Fair Lawn. Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 pm, Sunday matinee at 2:00 pm. Visit their website for more information.
“One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” in Fair Lawn, NJ
January 13th-15th: This gripping classic of the 1960s, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" questions not only the definitions of mental illness and humane treatment, but the perennial theme of man vs. authority. Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. Friday and Saturday, January 13th and 14th, 2017 at 8:00 pm, Sunday, January 15th, 2017 will be a matinee at 3:00 pm. Visit their website for more information.
May 10, 2019: The Adelphi Orchestra will perform works by Berlioz, Tchaikovsky, and Dvorak under the baton of Conductor Richard Owen. The program will showcase Bryan Chen, Adelphi Orchestra Competition winner! Free, by donation. River Dell Middle School Auditorium, 230 Woodland Ave, River Edge. 7:30pm. Visit their website for more information.