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10 Ways to Celebrate Mother's Day in NJ

Mother's Day in New Jersey

Do something special and different for mom this Mother's Day. We always do brunch at a nice restaurant. This year we are going to mix it up a bit. There's more than one way to tell mom, "I love you." Here are some ideas for something different this Mother's Day in New Jersey.

Celebrate Earth Day in NJ

Earth Day Events in New Jersey

Celebrate Mother Earth on Earth Day. Earth Day is an annual event to promote awareness and appreciation for the Earth's environment. It is held on April 22nd. Spend some time outdoors with your New Jersey family on Earth Day. There are some great Earth Day events and celebrations scheduled in New Jersey. Happy Earth Day!

Spring Break Day Trips 2017

Spring Break Day Trips 2017

The words we don't want to hear from the kids roar during spring break, "I'm bored." Let's keep the kids busy and happy during spring break. There are some great day trip opportunities to explore. Here are a few suggestions for places to visit. Don't worry! We've got you covered should it rain during this week.

10 Easter Brunches in Northern NJ

10 Easter Brunches in North New Jersey

Celebrate Easter Sunday with your New Jersey family with a special brunch. One thing to note, Easter brunches are popular. Make sure to secure your reservations in advance. Here are 10 places in North New Jersey for Easter brunch.  

10 Places for Indoor Family Fun

Indoor Play Centers in NJ

When the weather won't let the kids play outside, no worries!  Try one of the larger indoor play centers in New Jersey. The kids can play for hours. 

Whether it is bouncing on gigantic inflatables, basketball courts, video games or good old fashioned playground fun, just walk in to get started!

Unique Story Times in New Jersey

Story Times in New Jersey

There are many events across New Jersey to encourage and celebrate reading. Story times are a great way to bring the love of reading to the little ones. There are many different story time events held in New Jersey from those at your local or neighboring library, retail stores like Barnes & Noble and Pottery Barn Kids, and even some unique ones.

10 Ways to Embrace Winter in NJ

Embrace Winter with Your New Jersey Family

Winter is here in New Jersey. We already went sledding in December. The kids loved it. Winter brings some fun activities and events for your New Jersey family to enjoy. Embrace winter with your New Jersey family.

Top 10 Easy-to-Manage School Fundraisers

Back to School, Back to Fundraisers

I'm sure you've heard about it. The PTA for a Texas school decided to cut to the chase last year in their fundraising efforts. In lieu of sending students home with the challenge of selling and delivering a product to their neighbors, parents' co-workers and relatives, this PTA offered an alternative fundraiser. See the photo for the specifics.

10 Stores That Offer FREE Events for Kids

10 Retail Stores That Offer FREE Events for Kids

What's better than a FREE activity for the kids? Here are OVER 10 retail stores that offer free activities and events for the kids. Free family fun for New Jersey families!

Please note: Lowe's Build and Grow workshops are now longer going to be held. The last workshop was held in Dec 2016.

10 Indoor Places for Toddler Fun in NJ

Fun Places for Preschoolers When the Weather Isn't Cooperating!

They are five years old or younger and FULL of energy. Wondering what to do with your preschoolers and toddlers on a rainy or cold or even snowy or very humid day? Here are a few places to consider. Here are 10 Places for Toddler Fun in New Jersey.

10 Unique Family Sleepovers in New Jersey

Family Sleepovers in New Jersey

Kids LOVE sleepovers, and these unique overnight adventures offered by New Jersey museums, zoos and family attractions will make spending the night in a sleeping bag EXTRA special and perhaps even educational! Get ready for one heck of a pajama party!  

Over 10 Ways to Celebrate Valentine's Day in New Jersey

Valentine's Day in New Jersey

Valentine's Day is coming and love is in the air in New Jersey. Do something special for this loving day with your New Jersey family. There are some great events to celebrate Valentine's Day scheduled throughout the state. From family sleigh rides to special dinners to Victorian crafts, there are many fun and special ways for your family to make memories together this Valentine's Day.

Over 10 Family-Friendly Festivals in February

February Festivals in New Jersey

Festivals in February in New Jersey are so much fun. Some are outside exploring nature (so bundle up) and some involve yummy food! Whether inside or outside, February festivals offer family fun! We are lucky to have so many great family-friendly festivals in our state featuring great food, music and good times.

MLK Day Events in New Jersey

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Events in New Jersey

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is observed on the third Monday of January each year. This year it is on January 16, 2017. The day celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr., an influential American civil rights leader. This day is also a Day of Service. Volunteers across the country donate their time to make a difference on this day.