Things to Do in Bergen County Week of April 27

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We rounded up the best things to do in Bergen County and beyond on our weekend PLAYlist!
 
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What: Shopkins Live Tour
Why: Shoppies hit the stage and you don’t want to miss it. Enter our giveaway for a chance to win a family 4-pack of tickets here!
When: Thursday, September 28, tickets go on sale Friday April 28, tickets start at $29 
Where: bergenPAC, 30 N Van Brunt St, Englewood
 
Why: Kids will love this interactive musical adventure as they watch Daniel and his friends explore their much-loved Neighborhood of Make-Believe! Enter our giveaway for a chance to win a family 4-pack of tickets here!
When: Saturday, October 14, tickets on sale now, ticket prices vary 
Where: NJPAC, 1 Center Street, Newark
 
Why: The best acts from all over the planet under one big top. Enter our giveaway for a chance to win a family 4-pack of tickets here!
When:  Tuesday, May 9 thru Sunday, May 14, ticket prices vary 
Where: 430 Broad St., Newark (Across from Broad Street Train Station. Next to the Old Riverfront Bears Stadium)
 
Events Not to Miss:

What: Plant & Sip Terrarium Night Fundraiser
Why: The Women's Club of Upper Saddle River presents a night to relax, plant and sip.
When: Thursday, April 27, 7-9:30pm, $40 or table of 8 for $280, Pre-Registration Required to descinotti@gmail.com
Where: Old Stone Church Building, E. Saddle River Rd. & Weiss Rd.
 
Why: Enjoy free train and carousel rides and meet with various organizations who dedicate their time to assist those who live with autism.
When: Saturday, April 29, 10am-4pm
Where: 216 Forest Ave., Paramus
 
Why: The cutest thing on four wheels hits Paramus.
When: Saturday, April 29 10am-8pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
Why: Because, food trucks.
When: Sunday, April 30, 1-5pm, $5 or $15 VIP Pre-Sale
Where: 315 Hillside Ave., Demarest
 
 
Why: Dress up like your fav character and join this sing-a-long.
When: Sunday, April 30, 2pm, FREE 
Where: Teaneck Library, 840 Teaneck Rd., Teaneck
 
Why: Your pre-schoolers chance to enjoy this awesome trampoline park.  
When: Saturdays & Sundays, 9-10am, $10
Where: 80 Commerce Dr., Allendale
 
Why: A 5 week race series for pre-schoolers up to the 8th grade.
When: Sundays now thru Sunday, May 7, $35
Where: 51 Brookside Ave., Cresskill
 
Why: Stop by this adorbs boutique to shop and enjoy a craft.
When: Every Monday in April
Where: 171 East Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
 
Why: Rides, eeeeats, games and more.
When: Wednesday, May 3 through Sunday, May 7 (Weekdays 6-10pm, Saturday 1-11pm & Sunday, 1:30-7pm)
Where: 187 Wyckoff Ave., Ramsey

What: JCO of Northern Bergen County and Alex's Lemonade Stand and Food Truck Fest
Why: Food Trucks, Magician, DJ and more fun all for a good cause
When: Wednesday, May 3 (raindate May 4), 2:30-6:30pm, FREE
Where: Lions Park, 236-240 Lake St, Upper Saddle River
 
If you’re heading out of Bergen:
 
Why: A weekend celebrating traditional and contemporary Japanese culture amongst the beautiful trees.
When: Saturday, April 29 & Sunday, April 30, 10am-6pm, $25-$30
Where: Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 990 Washington Ave., Brooklyn, NY
 
Why: Meet the llamas and other farm friends plus take in a good old fashioned oddity show.
When: Now through April 30th, FREE admission and parking
Where: Palisades Center: J-Lot 1000 Palisades Center Dr, West Nyack, NY
 
 
Why: A modern retelling of three classic Hans Christian Andersen tales ideal for kids ages 3-9.
When: Now thru Fall 2017, Check the website for all available dates and times, Kids/$8, Adults/$12
Where: The Cottage at Central Park
 
Why: You can pre-book or just wing it for this fascinating exhibit which lets you walk through a world of live butterflies.
When: Now thru May 28
Where: American Museum of Natural History, NYC
 
Upcoming:
 
Why: Because carnival season has arrived.
When: Friday, May 5 (6-11pm), Saturday, May 6 (2-11pm), and Sunday, May 7 (1-7pm)
Where:  Thomas Jefferson Middle School, Morlot Ave. & Philip St., Fair Lawn
 
Why: The internet sensation will sign her new book “My Life as Eva” which focuses on the important issue of sexual assault.
When: Saturday, May 6, 6pm
Where: 211 E. Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood

What: The Haunting Hour starring Alan Aisenberg
Why:
A reenactment of the acclaimed broadcast starring amazing celebrity and local talent.
When: Sunday, May 7, 5:30pm, VIP Wine & Cheese Reception, 6:30pm, Kids & Students/$18, Adults/$30, VIP ticket/$180
Where: Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 E Clinton Ave., Tenafly
 
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