If we had a dream, it would be to be on a beach right now. In lieu of that, we found tons of fun things to do on Martin Luther King Day that will warm your heart.
What: Liberty Science Center
Why: Grab the fam and hit up the museum for their limited time Duct Tape interactive exhibit, get up close with live creatures, and climb the massive Infinity Climber.
When: Monday, January 18th open from 9:00-5pm
Where: 222 Jersey City Boulevard Jersey City
What: The Titanosaur at American Museum of Natural History
Why: Let’s talk about the 122ft dino in the room. Yup.
When: Through 2020
Where: Wallach Orientation Center, fourth floor
What:Peace, Birdies Kids Class at Painting with a Twist
Why: Let your little create their own masterpiece!
When: Monday, January 18, 12-2pm, $25/seat, good for 6-12 year olds
Where: 200 Rock Rd, Glen Rock, (201) 444-7928
What: Best of HealthBarn USA Day
Why: Your 5-12 year old can be a chef for the day and participate in fun games and activities. (includes breakfast and lunch)
When: Monday, January 18, 9am-3pm , $120/day
Where: 259 N. Maple Avenue, Ridgewood, 201-891-2066
What: Jewelry Design at FashionCamp NJ
Why: 8 to 12 year olds will love designing and creating their own jewelry that they will actually want to wear!
When: Monday, January 18, 10am-1pm , $65/child
Where: 512 Livingston Street, Norwood, 201-768-3600
What: YWCA Bergen County Vacation Day
Why: A full day of care and fun for grades K-6. Includes a trip to the Funplex in East Hanover.
When: Monday, January 18th, 7:30am -6:30pm, Non-participating families/$85, Pre-registration required
Where: 112 Oak St., Ridgewood
What: MLK Bounce at Bounce U
Why: 1 hour of bounce + 45 minutes of lunch is enough to mellow them out for the day
When: Monday, January 18th, 2pm, $15.95/child
Where: 70 Eisenhower Drive Paramus
What: Skyzone Allendale Open Jump
Why: Reserve your spot now for open jump at this over-the-top-fun trampoline park.
When: Monday, January 18th , reserve your desired time
Where: 80 Commerce Drive, Allendale
What: MLK Break Camp at The Gravity Vault
Why: Get high at The Gravity Vaults climbing camp with top toeing, games and more.
When: Monday, January 18th , 12pm-2pm, $45/child
Where: 107 Pleasant Avenue, Upper Saddle River
What: Martin Luther King Day Celebration at the Newark Museum
Why: FREE ADMISSION- plus films, spoken word performances, family activities and interactive tours throughout the day.
When: Monday, January 18, noon-5pm
Where: 49 Washington Street, Newark