Bergen Events Not to Miss: Week of May 17th

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There’s only one thing better than practicing yoga outdoors- practicing for free!  Master yogi Brenda Blanco will be hosting “Yoga on the Green” at the Kaplen JCC On the Palisades on June 23rd, 11am, complementary mats will be given to the first 25 RSVPs.  Or lovers of evening yoga can practice with Garden State Yoga at Whole Foods Ridgewood with their “Yoga Under the Stars” series, Friday nights in June at 6:30 (ages 9 and up). 

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Events Not to Miss:

What: Three Little Pigs at New Jersey PAC
Why:  Two sides to every story.  Get ready to hear from the wolf in this enteraining musical adaptation.  Great for kids 5 and up.
When: Saturday, May 18th 2pm, tickets start at $20
Where: NJ Pac, Newark

What: Dwight Englewood Summer Connections Open House
Why:  Tour it, explore it.  Enrichment plus summer camp fun on the historic campus. 
When: Saturday, May 18th, 1pm to 3pm
Where: Dwight Englewood School, Palisade Ave, Englewood

What: Childrens Guided Hike to the Mansion Ruins on the Palisades
Why:  Trek to “ruins” on this easy 3 mile easy hike for kids and adults.
When: Saturday, May 18th, 2pm-4pm, call 201 768-1360 ext. 110 for more info.
Where:  Palisades Interstate Park Headquarters in Alpine

What: Touch a Truck at Westfield Garden State Plaza
Why:  Rolling in to Garden State Plaza!  Sponsored by the Junior League of Bergen County
When: Sunday, May 19th, 10am to 2pm
Where: Westwood Garden State Plaza, Nordstrom Parking Lot

What: Jenna’s Rainbow Foundation Spring Fair
Why: Pie-eating contests, Inflatables, Music, Food and fun- come out for a good cause.
When: Sunday, May 19th from 12:30pm to 5pm
Where: Tenafly Middle School, 10 Sunset Lane Tenafly

What: Nature Day at the Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
Why:  Raptor Shows, Canoe Rides, Crafts, Hikes, Face Painting and More!
When: Sunday, May 19th from noon to 4pm, shows at 1pm and 2:30,  $5 per person
Where: 443 Van Nostrand Avenue, Englewood

What: Musical Explorers- Open House at the JCC Thurnauer School of Music
Why:  Featuring an “instrumental petting zoo” where you can “touch” the instruments, participate in sample classes and more!
When: Sunday, May 19th, 9am to 6pm, email to sign up. 
Where: Kaplen JCC On the Palisades, 411 East Clinton Ave, Tenafly

What: YWCA Ridgewood Family Run or Walk and Duck Derby
Why:  A fun family day of running, walking and Duck Derby!  The winning fowl gets a trip to Costa Rica!
When: Sunday May 19th from 9am-12pm, $25 per person
Where:  Darlington Park, Upper Lake, 600 Darlington Ave, Mahwah

If you’re heading north….

What: Nyack Famous Street Fair
Why:  Food for sure, plus tons of other vendors come together in our favorite Hudson River town. 
When: Sunday May 19th from 10am to 5pm
Where:  Main Street and Broadway


What: Jurassic Dinosaurs at The Bronx Zoo
Why:  Dig for fossils, travel with a paleontologist, and see a dino musical.
When:   Dinosaur Safari opens May 25 through September 8
Where: The Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd, Bronx, NY

What: Open House at the Neil Klatskin Day Camp at the Kaplen JCC On the Palisades
Why:  A chance to check out their new Alpine digs for the 3rd to 6th grade set. 
When: Sunday June 2 at 2pm
Where: 411 East Clinton Ave Tenafly Please RSVP to the camp office 201-567-8963 or email


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