Things to do in Bergen County: Week of April 2

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We rounded up our favorite picks for fun family friendly events in Bergen County and beyond on our weekend PLAYlist!

Sponsored Post : An interactive land of balloon creations and sculptural costumes – including a singing/dancing Tornado, Yellow Brick Road, and Witch’s Castle, this all-ages WP Presents performance of The Lizard of Oz is perfect for the little ones, running approximately 50 minutes. Sunday, April 12 at 1pm. Pre-show creative activities begin at 12:15pm. Adults: $12, Children: $10. Purchase tickets here.

What: Giuliana Rancic at Books and Greetings
Why: E News! host, Fashion Police panelist, red carpet correspondent, author, and reality show star comes to Bergen on her Going Off Script book tour.
When: Wednesday, April 8, 7pm
Where: 271G Livingston St., Northvale

Events Not To Miss:

What: Hudson’s House of Play Easter Egg Hunt
Why: Open play, crafting and cupcake decorating in the sweet little playspace
When: Friday, April 3, 4:30-6:30, $45/child (includes 1 adult), rsvp
Where: 40 Riverwalk Place, West New York, 201-751-4300

What: Cooking for Teens: Easter Dinner
Why: Broaden your junior chef’s skills with a class on cooking an entire meal.
When: Friday, April 3, 4pm, $35
Where: Chef Central, 240 Rt.17 North, Paramus

What: Easter Egg Decorating at Fresh & Fancy Farms
Why: All natural easter egg dying and crafts at this popular farm.
When: Saturday, April 4, 1-3pm, $12, Reservations recommended
Where: 575 River Rd., New Milford

What: Brunch with Anna, Elsa & Olaf
Why: Waffles, crepes, face painting and obvs “Frozen” yogurt.
When: Saturday, April 4, 3:30-5:30pm, $19 advanced, $23 at the door
Where: Planet Swirl, 44 Franklin Ave., Ridgewood, (201) 857-4455

What: Welcoming Spring Party at Pottery Barn Kids
Why: Have fun decorating a pot to plant your very own flower in.
When: Saturday, April 4, 11am, Ages 4+, FREE with RSVP, Limited number of attendees so call today (201) 488-1103
Where: Riverside Square Mall, Hackensack

What: Spring Break Camp at Tenafly Nature Center
Why: From Pre-K to 5th grade, have daily outdoor fun with spring-themed activities.
When: Monday, April 6 thru Friday, April 10
Where: 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly

What: Fashion Camp Spring Break Classes
Why: Have your fashionista pick her classes of choice, from “Tote Bags” to “Fringe Your Shirt” and more.
When: Monday, April 6 thru Friday, April 10, 12pm & 3pm, $40, Check their schedule for class descriptions.
Where: 512 Livingston St., Norwood

What: Spring Mini Camp at Flat Rock Brook
Why: A week of nature discovery and fun with hikes, crafts, games, and more.
When: Monday, April 6 thru Friday, April 10, 9am-3:30pm, Grades 1-4, $275
Where: 443 Van Nostrand Ave., Englewood

What: Demarest Farms Opening Day
Why: Go grab lunch or delicious treats at one of our favorite local farms.
When: Wednesday, April 8, 8am-6:30pm
Where: 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale

What: Zoo Lover’s Day at Bergen County Zoo
Why: A fun Zoo tour and fact-filled treasure hunt.
When: Wednesday, April 8, 12-3pm
Where: 216 Forest Ave., Paramus

If you’re heading out of Bergen…

What: Sesame Street Presents: The Body at Liberty Science Center
Why: Meet and take pictures with ELMO
When: Monday, April 6, Tuesday, April 7 and Saturday, April 25; Free with paid admission
Where: 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City

What: Meet Live Bunnies at Hudson Highlands Nature Museum
Why: Meet and learn about domestic rabbits and make bunny crafts.
When: Saturday, April 4, 9:30am & 11am, Adult/$8, Children/$4, Pre-registration required.
Where: Cornwall, NY


What: Summer Connections at Dwight-Englewood School
Why: Go and visit the beautiful campus and check out the amazing Enrichment Program at this top notch school.
When: Saturday, April 11, 1-3pm, Pre-registration required
Where: 315 East Palisade Ave., Englewood

What: Dinosaur Train Live at NJPac
Why: See the curious Dinos from the animated PBS show live! Click here to enter for a chance to win a family 4-pack of tickets
When: Sunday, April 12, 1pm & 4pm
Where: 1 Center St., Newark

What: WP Presents! The Lizard of Oz
Why: Go see this interactive land of balloon creations and sculptural costumes.
When: Sunday, April 12, 1pm, Adults/$12, Children/$10
Where: Shea Center for Performing Arts

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