Bergen Events Not to Miss: Week of June 20th

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Events Not To Miss:

What: Meadowlands State Fair
Why:  Rides, entertainment,  games, and prizes!
When: Friday, June 21st to July 7th, check website for daily times, tickets start at $9.
Where: Meadowlands

What:   Balloon Weekend at Field Station Dinosaurs
Why: A life size TRex Balloon creation, plus hot air balloon demos and shows sure to lift your spirits.
When:   Saturday, June 22nd and Sunday, June 23rd
Where:  Field Station Dinosaurs, Secaucus

What: DARE NJ New Overpeck Park Carnival
Why: FUNNELCAKE! And rides of course. 
When: Thursday, June 20th through Sunday, June 23rd, check website for times, Free admission, Free Parking
Where: Teaneck, New Jersey

What: Sweet Avenue Bakeshop’s Cupcakefest
Why: Cupcake eating contest, free minis, entertainment and more!
When: Saturday, June 22nd, 1pm to 7pm
Where: 153 Park Ave., Rutherford

What: Yoga on the Green with Brenda Blanco
Why:  Downward dog in the wild.  Outdoor yoga with a pro.
When: Sunday June 23rd from 1pm, FREE!  RSVP is a must to
Where:  Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, Tenafly

If you’re heading across the river….

What: Animals and Acrobats at Van Cortlandt Manor
Why: Think tightrope walkers to firebreathers, and a birds of prey demo too.  It’s old school circus fun.
When: Saturday, June 22nd and Sunday, June 23rd , 10am to 5pm, tickets start at $12
Where:  Van Cortlandt Manor, 525 South Riverside Ave


What: Pirates on the Hudson
Why:  Swashbuckle over the Tappan Zee to this raucously fun festival, featuring blackbeards, musical pirates, gypsy sword dancers, and scallywags of all sorts. Kids can take part in the Pieces of Eight treasure hunt, wiggle their way into a pirate shipwreck, trade barbs with a clever, talkative parrot, and learn to act like a bloody pirate!
When: July 4th-7th (timed entries: 2, 3, 4, 5, 6pm) (adults $16, children $12, advance tickets required)
Where: Philipsburg Manor, 381 N Broadway, Sleepy Hollow, NY

What: Children’s Sail Along the Hudson
Why: Children ages 5 through 12 and their ‘rents will love the lessons about Hudson River water-life tought by TNC director Jennifer Kleinbaum
When: Friday, July 19th, check web for times, $75 for an adult/child pair, advance registration required.
Where:  Departs from Alpine Boat Basin and travels to Liberty State Park, Round Trip

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