Bergen Events Not To Miss: Week of September 6th

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Fall is not quite in the air, but apple-picking season is now in full swing. Check out our picks for the best places for hayrides, corn mazes and picking fun.

Sorry, Angelina, but you’re not the only globetrotting mama in town. From day trips to one-tank trips to glam camping getaways, our staffers share their favorite summer vacation photos and give you the inside scoop on family-friendly destinations worth traveling to with your brood.

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Events Not To Miss:

What: Giada DeLaurentiis at Books and Greetings
Why: Meet the mama, chef and now children’s book author during a book-signing for her new kids book “Recipe for Adventure: Naples!”
When: Saturday, September 7th, noon
Where: Books and Greetings, 271G Livingston St., Northvale

What: Meet and Greet with Rosie Pope
Why: The maternity-wear designer and expert on all things mama will be at Destination Maternity to celebrate their store re-design with refreshments- giveaways and pampering for all moms-to-be!
When: Saturday, September 7th, 1pm to 3pm
Where: Destination Maternity, 65 Rte 4West, Paramus

What: Open Cockpit Day at Teterboro Airport
Why: He loves wheels and is still babbling on about “Planes”, let him explore the real thing at The Aviation Hall of Fame of NJ Open Cockpit Day. 
When: Saturday, September 7th
Where: Aviation Hall of Fame at Teterboro Airport

What: Garretson Farm Butterfly Release
Why: Think Monarchs, by the dozen. (and we’ve been informed this may be the last release due to the dwindling population) So see it while you can!
When: Sunday, September 8th, 1:30 to 3pm
Where: Garretson Farm, 4-02 River Rd, Fairlawn

What: Apple Cidering at Tenafly Nature Center
Why: Learn about and make (and taste) cider.
When: Sunday, September 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, check website for times
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, Hudson Ave, Tenafly

What: 14th Andiamo Annual Benefit Motorcycle Run
Why: Hogs for hope.  Plus bands, eats and fun to follow. 
When: Saturday, September 8th, 10am start and festivities after noon
Where: Andiamo Restaurant, 23 Hardenburgh Avenue, Haworth

What: Kids Day of Service with Whole Foods Edgewater
Why: Teach them about volunteering with this fun cleanup of the nature center.
When: Sunday, September 8th, 10am to noon
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, Hudson Ave, Tenafly

What: Girls Night Out Shops at Riverside
Why: You and your gal pals sittin’ front row as top fashion bloggers take to the runway to showcase fall’s hottest styles. 
When: Thursday, September 12th, 5pm to 8pm
Where: The Shops at Riverside, Hackensack

If you’re heading over the bridge.….

What: West Side County Fair
Why: City goes country with carnival rides and games, live bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, reptile shows and a greenmarket.
When: Sunday, September 8th, 1pm to 7pm, FREE!
Where: West 70th and Riverside Park


What: Open house at Kaplen JCC on the Palisades
Why: Enjoy the day at the J, with Moonbounce, facepainters, balloon artists, games and an array of sample classes that will keep your tot enthralled.  FREE!
When: Sunday, September 15th, 1pm to 4pm, plus rock out with the Music School from 4 to 4:45!
Where: Kaplen JCC On the Palisades

What: WORKSHOP! The Keys To Packing A Healthy Lunch and Having Your Kids Not Throw It Out!
Why: Because sandwich-filled lunchboxes coming home with them is NOT a good thing.
When: September 18, 2013, 7:00pm-8:30pm, $30, register here.
Where: 7 Cedar Street, Ramsey


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