Things to Do in Bergen County Week of April 20

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We rounded up the best things to do in Bergen County and beyond on our weekend PLAYlist! 
 
Events Not to Miss:
 
Why: Visit the animals and have some fun on the farm.
When: Opens Friday April 22
Where: Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
 
Why: Games, rides, food and fun.
When: Now through Saturday April 23, Monday-Friday 6-11 pm, Saturday 2-10 pm
Where: Communter Lot, Hillsdale
 
Why: Bring the kids for a nature-themed puppet show.
When: Saturday April 23, 10-10:30 am
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
 
Why: This one's for the birds as you DIY bird kits.
When: Saturday April 23, 10 am-2 pm
Where: Wakelee Fieldhouse, Demarest
 
Why: An action-packed night of some monster-size fun (and trucks!)
When: Saturday April 23, 7 pm
Where: MetLife Stadium, One MetLife Stadium Dr., East Rutherford
 
Why: Celebrate Earth Day with birdhouses and nature fun.
When: Saturday April 23, 2:30-4 pm
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
 
Why: Hop into the pilot's seat of helicopters and planes.
When: Saturday April 23, 10:30 am-4 pm
Where: The New Jersey Aviation Hall of Fame, 400 Fred Wehran Dr., Teterboro
 
Why: Celebrate Earth Day with activities, prizes and more.
When: Sunday April 24, 10-4 pm
Where: Bergen County Zoo, 216 Forest Ave., Paramus
 
What: Daphne Oz
Why: Meet the TV host and author of Eat Your Heart Out.
When: Monday April 25, 6 pm
Where: Bookends, 211 E Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
 
Why: Enjoy songs and scenes from popular Broadway shows and hit movies. 
When: Saturdays through June 25, 11 am and 1 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, 1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
 
If you're heading out of Bergen:
 
Why: Help feed the bears and enjoy a day of nature-themed fun.
When: Saturday April 23, 11 am-3 pm
Where: Trailside Museums & Zoo, 3006 Seven Lakes Dr., Bear Mountain, NY
 
Why: LEGO lovers enjoy live shows, life-size displays and the chance to be a master builder.
When: Saturday April 23-Sunday April 24, 9 am-5 pm
Where: NJ Expo Center, 97 Sunfield Ave., Edison
 
Why: Celebrate the earth with games, crafts, canoeing and family-friendly activities.
When: Saturday April 23, 11 am-3 pm
Where: Essex County Environmental Center, 621 Eagle Rock Ave., Roseland
 
What: Ailey Day
Why: Celebrate dance with free workshops and performances for all ages.
When: Saturday April 23, 9 am-1 pm
Where: NJPAC, 1 Center St., Newark
 
Why: Get a taste of spring with rides, games and carnival eats.
When: Now through Sunday April 24, weekdays 5-10 pm, weekends 12-10 pm
Where: Palisades Center, 1000 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack
 
Why: Get lost among 1,000 monarchs and painted ladies at this popup exhibit.
When: Now through Sunday May 8
Where: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City
 
Why: Hayrides, pony rides and more fun on the farm. 
When: Weekends through May 15, 10 am-4 pm
Where: Alstede Farms, One Alstede Farms Lane, Chester
 
Why: The dinos are roaring back, bigger and better than before.
When: Now through Sunday October 30, during zoo hours
Where: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
 
Upcoming Events:
 
Why: Meet the mighty T-rex and have a roaring good time.
When: Saturday April 30, 2-3 pm and 4-5 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza Blvd., Paramus
 
Why: Shop til you drop at this spring fest.
When: Sunday May 1, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Veterans Park, Westwood
 
Why: Because there's always reason to visit a museum of candy.
When: Friday April 29-Sunday July 31, 10 am-8:30 pm
Where: Candytopia New York, 111 W 32nd St., NYC
 
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