Things to Do in Bergen County Week of January 18

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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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Events Not to Miss:
 
Why: Meet the musical princess and enjoy the free play.
When: Friday, January 19, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m., Ages 12m-6 years old, $28
Where: 316 Kinderkamack Rd., Westwood
 
Why: Rock climbing, obstacle courses, treats and more.
When: Saturday, January 20, 6:30-9:30 p.m., $45, Pre-Registration required
Where: Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 East Clinton Ave, Tenafly
 
 

What: Open House at the French American Academy
Why: Find out why bilingualism is great for kids. 
When: Saturday, January 20, 9:30-11:30
Where: 1092 Carnation Drive, New Milford
 
Why: Cabin fever is real this winter! Get those kids get outside to hike. 
When: Saturday, January 20, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., FREE
Where: State Line Lookout, Alpine
 
Why: Toddler and baby rock and roll.
When: Saturdays, 10:15 a.m. (babies through 23 months) & 11 a.m. (2 years through Pre-K), FREE
Where: 100 Ridge Rd., Mahwah
 
Why: Your pre-schoolers chance to enjoy this awesome trampoline park.
When: Saturdays & Sundays, 9 -10 a.m., $10
Where: 80 Commerce Dr., Allendale
 
Why:  Leave the cooking for next week and #treatyoself with some yummy dinners in Ridgewood.
When: Sunday, January 21 thru Thursday, January 25
 
Why: When Legos meet nature.
When: Sunday, January 21, 1-3 p.m., $25, Pre-Registration required
Where: 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
 
Why: Ride down a snowy hill and have a wintery blast.
When: Open daily, check the website for schedule, $21- $26
Where: 200 Campgaw Rd., Mahwah
 
 
Why: Cue the aawws, your two sweethearts spending quality time over a delicious meal.
When: Monday, January 22 through Wednesday, January 24, Call 201-461-6651 to reserve
Where: Franco’s Metro Restaurant, Fort Lee
 
Why: Snag your tickets now to meet the Dance Moms star as she signs her new book Girl on Pointe.
When: Tuesday, January 23, 4:30pm 
Where: Ridgewood YMCA
 
Why: Because you have to admit you want in that bouncy house too.
When: Thursday, January 25, 6 -8 p.m., $14.95, Parents are FREE, Pre-Registration required
Where: Bounce U, Paramus
 
If you’re heading out of Bergen:
 
Why: Enjoy amazing NYC #eeeeats for insane prices.
When: Monday, January 22 thru February 9, Lunch/$29, Dinner/$42
 
Why: Because 2-For-1 tickets is music to our ears.
When: Tickets on sale now for shows through Sunday, February 4
Where: NYC
 
Why: Let Big Bird, Elmo, and their friends take you to outer space. 
When: On going, check schedule for times
Where: Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium, Liberty Science Center

What: Boardwalk Kennel Club All Breed Dog Show
Why:
Show dogs doing their thing.
When: Now through Sunday, January 22, 8:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., Kids/$2, Adults/$8
Where: The Wildwoods Convention Center, Wildwood
 
Why: Amazing deals on some of Hudson’s best restaurants.
When: Monday, January 22 through Friday, February 2

What: World Snow Day
Why: Kids activities and FREE races for the win. 
When: Sunday, January 21, 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Where: Mountain Creek, Vernon
 
Why: Storytime with Vashti Harrison as she shares her stories of 40 bold woman who shaped history.
When: Saturday, January 20, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m., Ages 2-5, FREE
Where: Lincoln Center, NYC

What: Ice Sculpture Demonstration Day
Why: Let the chips fall where they may at this fun, interactive family day.
When: Sunday, January 21, 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Adults/$16, Students/$10, Children 5 & Under FREE
Where: Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton
 
Why: If you're looking for a winter weekend getaway w the kids, look no further. Over an acre of frozen ice walls, tunnels, towers, and archways that would make Elsa proud are waiting for you in New Hampshire. 
When: Now thru Saturday, February 3, Ages 4-11/$9.95, Ages 12+/$13.95
Where: 64 Railroad St., Lincoln, NH
 
Why: Ice skate at the iconic skating rink, do some holiday shopping, and eat tasty delights at this open air market.
When: Now through March 4
Where: Between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, 40th and 42nd Streets, NYC
 
Why: A magical wonderland featuring hundreds of toy trains, figurines, and miniature models.
When: Now through February 25, Ages 5-13/$6, Teens/$ 13, Adults/$21
Where: New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, NYC
 
Why: The Island of Sodor comes to Jerz.
When: Now through May 2018
Where: Liberty Science Center
 
Why: Trekkies, step into the shoes of a newly minted cadet in the 26th century at this interactive exhibition.
When: Now through May 28, 2018
Where: Liberty Science Center, Jersey City
 
Upcoming:
 
Why: The famously loud action-packed event is back.
When: Saturday, January 27 & Sunday, January 28, Tickets start at $19
Where: 25 Lafayette St., Newark
 
Why: Cool family fun at this ice sculpture extravaganza.  
When: Select dates from Saturday, January 27 – Sunday, February 25, Kids/$15, Adults/$20
Where: Skylands Stadium, Augusta
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