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APRIL 26-MAY 4 The world’s premiere classical Chinese dance company returns to New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark with a series of spring performances of SHEN YUN. The show takes audience members on a visual journey through 5,000 years of Chinese history through eloquent dance, live music and authentic costumes; choose from a 2 p.m. matinee or a 7:30 p.m. showing. Admission: $80 and up. NJPAC.org has your tickets.

APRIL 26-MAY 6 Release your inner movie critic at the MONTCLAIR FILM  FESTIVAL in Montclair, to screen documentaries, politically-charged biopics and more. PS: Stephen Colbert, Richard Gere, Bill Nye and more celebrities have attended  this festival in years prior, so you know this will be good. Admission: Individual screening tickets start at $8 for members, $10 for non-members. Purchase tickets at montclairfilm.org.

APRIL 27 Travel back to pre-historic times at the Morris Museum’s DINO DAY, where kids and adults alike will get a hands-on experience with fossils, meet a dinosaur expert and learn about dinosaurs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets: FREE for members; otherwise it’s $10 per adult and $7 per child. Find out more at morrismuseum.org.

APRIL 27 Celebrate Earth Day with your friends and neighbors at the ESSEX COUNTY EARTH DAY CELEBRATION at the Essex County Environmental Center in Roseland. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., enjoy live music, food, nature crafts, canoeing (weather permitting) and a live animal show from the Turtle Back Zoo at this event that’s fun for the whole family. Admission: FREE. Check out essexcountyp-arks.org to get more information.

MAY 4 The Kentucky Derby pays a visit to New Jersey at the 3rd annual DERBY DAY FES-TIVAL AND FUNDRAISER at Grover Cleveland Park in Essex Fells. The 3-hour long festival, which runs from 4 p.m to 7 p.m., will feature live music, food and drinks, Derby-themed games for the kids, raffles and a best Derby hat contest, so don’t forget your favorite headwear! Admission: FREE.  Register at eventbrite.com.

MAY 5 Want to meet the next generation of New Jersey’s vocal talent? Get to know these extraordinary stars-in-the-making at the Opera at Florham’s 31ST ANNUAL VOCAL COMPETITION AND MUSICALE at 2 p.m. at The Mansion at Fairleigh Dickinson University in Madison. 8-10 finalists will compete before a panel of judges for the title and prizes totaling $10,000. Admission: $30; seniors are $25 and students 22 and under are $10. Purchase tickets online at operaatflorham.org/2019-vocal-competition/.

MAY 5 Help fund the Whippany Fire Department’s new fire house—and get some exercise in—at the WHIPPANY FIRE DEPARTMENT 5K. The fifth-annual event will take place at 8:30 a.m. at Bee Meadow Park, followed by an awards ceremony at 9:45. Admission: $30. Register and get more info at whippanyfire.com/5K.

MAY 11 Why buy real flowers that’ll wilt in a week when you can attend a FLOWER MAKING MINI SESSION at the Morris County School of Glass in Morristown? From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., create a glass flower and learn how to mold glass in this hands-on, fast-paced workshop. It’ll make a great Mother’s Day gift or girls’ day out. Admission: $69. Learn more at mcsog.com.

MAY 11 Enjoy a night of pure talent when Broadway and TV legend BERNADETTE PETERS performs live at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Admission: Tickets start at $69. Get more info at mayoarts.org.

MAY 17 You’ll get dinner and a show at RODIA COMEDY NIGHT at Calabria’s Restaurant in Livingston. Comedian Anthony Rodia, known as “Uncle Vinny” on social media, will bring the laughs while the Italian restaurant serves up a delicious buffet dinner from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Admission: $70, which includes dinner. Visit calabrianj.com to learn more.

MAY 18, 19 Spend your weekend at the 34th annual FINE ARTS & CRAFTS AT VERONA PARK on Bloomfield Avenue in Verona. See the picturesque park transformed into a fine art gallery and shop the works of over 140 artists and crafters, grab a bite and enjoy the park’s scenery, which includes a lovely lake, flower gardens and a boat house. The event is from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Admission: FREE. Vero-napark.org has the details.

MAY 25 Impress your camping com-panions this summer with REI’s ESSENTIAL CAMPING SKILLS CLASS at Lewis Morris County Park in Morristown. From 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., participants will take a hike to a spot in the park and learn how to set up a tent, a “bathroom” and a kitchen on a model campsite. Admission: $49 for members, $69 for non-members. Register at rei.com.

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June 2019

Enjoy stack after stack of scrumptious pancakes in an all-you-can-eat breakfast extravaganza also featuring sausage, eggs, desserts and a signature homemade strawberry sauce made from farm fresh...

Cost: children $15.99 adults: $18.99

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Join us on weekends: June 8, 9, 15, & 16 to celebrate the delightful taste of fresh strawberries at our strawberry harvest festival on our farm. Enjoy a day of strawberry picking and panoramic...

Cost: please see website for details

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Boonton Arts - Dog Days of Summer kicks off June 7th at 5:30, with a leash cutting in front of the Dog Days of Summer mural located at Church and Main Street. They say that every dog has...

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Street Boonton
Church & Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
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Sponsor: Boonton Arts
Telephone: 862-307-5919
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
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Speakeasy Art Gallery is pleased to present Allison Kroll’s new solo show “WOMEN IN VISIBILITY” that will be on view at the Speakeasy Art Gallery from June 7th to July...

Cost: Free

Where:
Speakeasy Art Gallery
816 Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
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Sponsor: Speakeasy Art Gallery
Telephone: 973-557-8268
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
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Boonton Arts - Dog Days of Summer kicks off June 7th at 5:30, with a leash cutting in front of the Dog Days of Summer mural located at Church and Main Street. They say that every dog has...

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Street Boonton
Church & Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
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Sponsor: Boonton Arts
Telephone: 862-307-5919
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
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Speakeasy Art Gallery is pleased to present Allison Kroll’s new solo show “WOMEN IN VISIBILITY” that will be on view at the Speakeasy Art Gallery from June 7th to July...

Cost: Free

Where:
Speakeasy Art Gallery
816 Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
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Sponsor: Speakeasy Art Gallery
Telephone: 973-557-8268
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
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Boonton Arts - Dog Days of Summer kicks off June 7th at 5:30, with a leash cutting in front of the Dog Days of Summer mural located at Church and Main Street. They say that every dog has...

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Street Boonton
Church & Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
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Sponsor: Boonton Arts
Telephone: 862-307-5919
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
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Free Career Coaching in Essex County United Way of Northern New Jersey’s career coaching program offers professionals the chance to learn techniques for landing a new job. Job seekers meet...

Cost: Free

Where:
United Way Building
60 S Fullerton Ave
Montclair, NJ  07042
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Sponsor: United Way of Northern New Jersey
Telephone: 9739931160 x515
Contact Name: Rachel Brown
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Speakeasy Art Gallery is pleased to present Allison Kroll’s new solo show “WOMEN IN VISIBILITY” that will be on view at the Speakeasy Art Gallery from June 7th to July...

Cost: Free

Where:
Speakeasy Art Gallery
816 Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
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Sponsor: Speakeasy Art Gallery
Telephone: 973-557-8268
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
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Boonton Arts - Dog Days of Summer kicks off June 7th at 5:30, with a leash cutting in front of the Dog Days of Summer mural located at Church and Main Street. They say that every dog has...

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Street Boonton
Church & Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
View map »


Sponsor: Boonton Arts
Telephone: 862-307-5919
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
Website »

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Speakeasy Art Gallery is pleased to present Allison Kroll’s new solo show “WOMEN IN VISIBILITY” that will be on view at the Speakeasy Art Gallery from June 7th to July...

Cost: Free

Where:
Speakeasy Art Gallery
816 Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
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Sponsor: Speakeasy Art Gallery
Telephone: 973-557-8268
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
Website »

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In President Carter: The White House Years, Stuart E. Eizenstat presents a comprehensive history of the Carter Administration, demonstrating that Carter was the most impactful, consequential,...

Cost: $12/Member or Student; $18/Guest

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Telephone: 973-530-3400
Contact Name: Katy Strulson
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Boonton Arts - Dog Days of Summer kicks off June 7th at 5:30, with a leash cutting in front of the Dog Days of Summer mural located at Church and Main Street. They say that every dog has...

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Street Boonton
Church & Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
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Sponsor: Boonton Arts
Telephone: 862-307-5919
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
Website »

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Inaugural Exchange Place Corporate Challenge “Challenges” New Jersey’s Companies to Get Fit, Team Up, and Sign Up   New Jersey companies might want to make sure...

Cost: $40 (increases to $45 May 23)

Where:
Liberty State Park
200 Morris Pesin Drive
Jersey City, NJ
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Telephone: 201-659-3873
Contact Name: City Challenge Race
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Speakeasy Art Gallery is pleased to present Allison Kroll’s new solo show “WOMEN IN VISIBILITY” that will be on view at the Speakeasy Art Gallery from June 7th to July...

Cost: Free

Where:
Speakeasy Art Gallery
816 Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
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Sponsor: Speakeasy Art Gallery
Telephone: 973-557-8268
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
Website »

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  TRI-COUNTY FAIR – JUNE 13-16, 2019 The excitement of carnival attractions, rides, games, live music, fireworks and more is coming back to the Morris County area at the...

Cost: Free Admission and Parking

Where:
Christ Church
140 Green Pond Rd
Rockaway, NJ  07866
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Sponsor: Christ Church
Telephone: 973-783-1010
Contact Name: Stephen Nickoley
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The Mount Vernon Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra, founded by faculty artist, Amit Peled, was established to nurture, train and support local graduate music students. The orchestra gives the musicians a...

Cost: $20/Member or Student; $25/Guest

Where:
JCC MetroWest
760 Northfield Avenue
West Orange, NJ  07052
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Telephone: 973-530-3400
Contact Name: Katy Strulson
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Boonton Arts - Dog Days of Summer kicks off June 7th at 5:30, with a leash cutting in front of the Dog Days of Summer mural located at Church and Main Street. They say that every dog has...

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Street Boonton
Church & Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
View map »


Sponsor: Boonton Arts
Telephone: 862-307-5919
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
Website »

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Speakeasy Art Gallery is pleased to present Allison Kroll’s new solo show “WOMEN IN VISIBILITY” that will be on view at the Speakeasy Art Gallery from June 7th to July...

Cost: Free

Where:
Speakeasy Art Gallery
816 Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
View map »


Sponsor: Speakeasy Art Gallery
Telephone: 973-557-8268
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
Website »

More information

  TRI-COUNTY FAIR – JUNE 13-16, 2019 The excitement of carnival attractions, rides, games, live music, fireworks and more is coming back to the Morris County area at the...

Cost: Free Admission and Parking

Where:
Christ Church
140 Green Pond Rd
Rockaway, NJ  07866
View map »


Sponsor: Christ Church
Telephone: 973-783-1010
Contact Name: Stephen Nickoley
Website »

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Ocean Galleries presents The Cat Behind the Hat – The Art of Dr. Seuss   Ocean Galleries will share artworks from The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection over Father’s Day weekend in...

Cost: Free to the Public; ALL Artwork Available for Acquisition

Where:
Ocean Galleries
9618 3rd Avenue
Stone Harbor, NJ  08247
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Sponsor: Ocean Galleries
Contact Name: Kim Miller

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Give Dad the rustic, country-style Father’s Day brunch he has been asking for. The whole family will work up an appetite on a scenic tractor drawn wagon ride through beautiful acres of...

Cost: children $19.99 adults $29.99 seniors $24.99

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-878-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
Website »

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Give dad the rustic, country-style Father’s Day brunch he has been asking for. The whole family will work up an appetite on a scenic tractor drawn wagon ride through beautiful acres of...

Cost: children $15.99 adults $18.99

Where:
Alstede Farms
1 Alstede Farms Lane
Chester, NJ  07930
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Sponsor: Alstede Farms
Telephone: 908-879-7189
Contact Name: Alstede Farms
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Mission Gratitude is a family fun event honoring first responders and service animals. Lots of fire, police and rescue vehicles for kids to climb into. Face painting, balloon sculptures,...

Cost: FREE

Where:
Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph
390 Route 10 West
Randolph, NJ  07869
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Sponsor: Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph
Telephone: 973-989-7970
Contact Name: Margo Steinmark
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Boonton Arts - Dog Days of Summer kicks off June 7th at 5:30, with a leash cutting in front of the Dog Days of Summer mural located at Church and Main Street. They say that every dog has...

Cost: Free

Where:
Main Street Boonton
Church & Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
View map »


Sponsor: Boonton Arts
Telephone: 862-307-5919
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
Website »

More information

Speakeasy Art Gallery is pleased to present Allison Kroll’s new solo show “WOMEN IN VISIBILITY” that will be on view at the Speakeasy Art Gallery from June 7th to July...

Cost: Free

Where:
Speakeasy Art Gallery
816 Main Street
Boonton, NJ  07005
View map »


Sponsor: Speakeasy Art Gallery
Telephone: 973-557-8268
Contact Name: Kristy Brucale Jach
Website »

More information

  TRI-COUNTY FAIR – JUNE 13-16, 2019 The excitement of carnival attractions, rides, games, live music, fireworks and more is coming back to the Morris County area at the...

Cost: Free Admission and Parking

Where:
Christ Church
140 Green Pond Rd
Rockaway, NJ  07866
View map »


Sponsor: Christ Church
Telephone: 973-783-1010
Contact Name: Stephen Nickoley
Website »

More information

Ocean Galleries presents The Cat Behind the Hat – The Art of Dr. Seuss   Ocean Galleries will share artworks from The Art of Dr. Seuss Collection over Father’s Day weekend in...

Cost: Free to the Public; ALL Artwork Available for Acquisition

Where:
Ocean Galleries
9618 3rd Avenue
Stone Harbor, NJ  08247
View map »


Sponsor: Ocean Galleries
Contact Name: Kim Miller

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