Bergen Events Not to Miss: May 1st

Big news: Kid Fave The Fresh Beat Band is coming to NJPAC for two shows on August 29th. Tickets go on sale Saturday, May 3rd and judging from their sold out show in NYC we say snag them soon. (order via ticketmaster, tickets start at $39, VIP packages also available)

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Events Not To Miss:

What: VIPink Card Discount at Garden State Plaza
Why: Donate $10 and get 20% Off to favorite retailers like JCrew and Aeropostale
When: Friday, May 2nd and Saturday, May 3rd
Where: Garden State Plaza, Paramus

What: Sheep Shearing at Bergen Zoo
Why: Sheep Shearing, Crafts, Storytime, and spinning.
When: Saturday, May 3rd, 10:00am to 4:30pm
Where: 216 Forest Avenue, Paramus

What: Cinco De Mayo Teen Cooking Class
Why: Teens 11-17 prepare a Mexican Feast
When: Saturday, May 3rd, 10:30, $35 per teen
Where: Chef Central, 240 Rte 17N, Paramus

What: NJ Goes Native
Why: Crafts and kid activities, kid-friendly hiking tours
When: Saturday, May 3rd, 10am to 3pm, FREE
Where: State Line Lookout, Exit 3 off Palisades, Alpine

What: Momaste: Mother/Daughter Yoga Party with Julie Brower
Why: A big ole bonding sesh with yoga, laughter and fun.
When: Saturday, May 3rd, 12 to 2pm, $40, call to register
Where: Jumping Frog Studios, Piermont Rd, Tenafly

What: Abmas Farm Pony Rides
Why: Kids kick it up for the first rides of the season
When: Saturday, May 3rd, 11 to 4pm
Where: 700 Lawlins Rd, Wyckoff

What: Tenafly Street Fair
Why: Kids activities, booths and carney food.
When: Saturday, May 3rd and Sunday, May 4th, 11am to 5pm
Where: Washington Ave, Tenafly

What: Glen Rock Street Fair
Why: Kids activities, booths and more carney food.
When: Sunday, May 4th, 11am to 5pm
Where: Glen Rock

What: Bats for Beginners
Why: Scout and learn more about the flying mammals (yup)
When: Sunday, May 4th 6:30 to 8:30pm, for kids ages 5 and up
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, Hudson Ave, Tenafly

What: JCO Boutique Night
Why: Mingle, Shop and Enjoy for great causes.
When: Wednesday, May 7th, 7pm
Where: Apple Ridge Country Club, Mahwah

What: South Moon Under Grand Opening
Why:20% off purchases + Moxie Beauty Bar +Swag =fun
When: Thursday, May 8th, 6pm to 8pm
Where: Tices Corner, Woodcliff Lake

What: Mother’s Day Cupcake Decorating Class with KaraKakes
Why: A 1 hour decorating class where kids decorate 2 cupcakes for mom (awww)- includes a box, frosting, toppings and a lesson from expert Kara!
When: Saturday, May 10th 11am to noon, $25
Where: Red Mango, 327 Franklin Ave, Wyckoff

If you’re heading out of Bergen….

What: Dino Day at the Newark Museum
Why: A roaring TRex from Field Station Dinos, fossil digging, crafts, movies and live animals
When: Saturday, May 3rd, 10am to 4:30pm, FREE
Where: Newark Museum, Newark

What: Kykuit Lightscapes
Why: Because glow in the dark stuff is even cooler when it includes sound and special effects.
When: Weekend evenings May 2nd- 31st, tickets start at $16/adult, $12/kid, free for kids under 3
Where: 381 N. Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY


What: Alvin Ailey at NJ PAC
Why: Grab mom for a day of beautiful movement at NJ PAC.
When: May 10th through 11th, check website for times, tix $20
Where: NJ PAC, 1 Center Street, Newark

What: Lea Michele at Books and Greetings
Why: The “Brunette Ambition” author meets fans and signs her new book.
When: Tuesday, May 20th, 7pm to 8pm, ticketed event- hurry!
Where: 271 Livingston Street, Northvale


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