Bergen Events Not to Miss: Week of May 9th

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Events Not to Miss:

What: Jack Hanna at the Turtle Back Zoo
Why:  Zoologist wannabees will love his live animal show. 
When: Friday, May 10th, 7pm, tickets are general admission, $15, VIP $50
Where: Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave, West Orange

What: Englewood Hospital Best Baby Shower Ever
Why:  It’s all about you: mama-to-be.  Vendors, pampering and more.
When: Saturday May 11th from 2pm-4pm
Where:  Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, 350 Engle Street Englewood

What: Mommy and Me High Tea at Sweet Spot
Why:  Bonding time for you and your princess over tea, bites, cupcakes and crafts. 
When: Saturday, May 11th, 3pm, $40, reservations required call (201) 266 – 8667
Where: Sweet Spot, 22 Union Ave, Cresskill, NJ

What: Meet Caroline Manzo at Westfield Garden State Plaza
Why: Meet and greet, book signing, and sweet treats with the reality mama.
When: Saturday, May 11th, 1pm to 3pm
Where: C. Wonder, Westfield Garden State Plaza

What: Crafting With Blooming Hearts Treasure Shop
Why:  Jewelry Making, Sun Catchers, Flower Making and more.
When: Saturday, May 11th, check website for times and ages, RSVP required.
Where: Blooming Hearts Treasure Shop, 175 Center Avenue, Westwood

What: A Body Image Chat for Moms with Tweens and Teens
Why:  Because bikini season is right around the corner.
When: Wednesday, May 15th, 7:15 to 8:15
Where: Athleta Tices Corner, Woodcliff Lake

If you’re heading into the city….

What: Grand Centennial Parade of Trains
Why:  Train lovers will love the model train display plus tons of kids activities.
When: Saturday, May 11th and Sunday, May 12th, 10AM-4PM
Where: Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt Hall


What: Touch a Truck Ridgewood
Why:  He squeals over wheels, plus bring his big wheels over for the Big Wheel Rodeo. 
When: Thursday, May 16th, 9am to 3pm
Where: Van Neste Square, Ridgewood

What: Three Little Pigs at NJPac
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: 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

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