Things to Do in Bergen County Week of August 17

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We rounded up the best things to do in Bergen County and beyond on our weekend PLAYlist!

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Events Not to Miss:
Why: A special story time at the library.
When: Thursday, August 18, 11am, FREE
Where: 250 Godwin Ave., Midland Park 
Why: Finger lickin' good grub on the farm.
When: Thursdays, 5:30- 8:30pm
Where: 244 Weirimus Rd., Hillsdale
Why: The park hosts outdoor free movies. Check out Alvin and the Chipmunks this week.
When: Thursday, August 18, 8pm, FREE
Where: 216 Forest Ave, Paramus
Why: Watch Aladdin out in the park and enjoy the free popcorn.
When: Thursday, August 18, 8pm, FREE
Where: Veteran’s Park, Westwood
Why: Enjoy musical performances outdoors.
When: Saturday, August 20, 6-10pm, $5
Where: Memorial Field, Haworth
Why: Join Sukha Arts and take a hop hop class, get your hair braided, try some hair chalk and more. 
When: Saturday, August 20, 9:15am, FREE
Where: Athleta, Woodcliff Lake
Why: Celebrate bees on the farm with fun activities.
When: Saturday, August 20, 10am-2pm
Where: 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff
Why: A nature-themed story and animal visit.
When: Saturday, August 20, 11:301m-12:15pm, Ages 3-7, $5
Where: 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly
Why: The Dinos are back and at their new home in Bergen.
When:  Now thru September 5, Tuesdays thru Sundays
Where:  40 Fort Lee Rd., Leonia
Why: Rides, prizes, food and more.
When: Tuesday, August 23 thru Saturday, August 27, 6-10pm & 2-10pm on Saturday, Bracelet Night on Wednesday & Thursday
Where: 425 Hillsdale Ave., Hillsdale
Why: A children’s hike for your little explorers.
When: Tuesday, August 23, 10am-12:30pm, Ages 7+ FREE
Where: State Line Lookout, Alpine
Why: Just one of the cute events happening this week at this adorbs open play space.
When: Tuesday, August 23 & Thursday, August 25, 10am-1pm, babies thru 6 years old, , $35, Pre-Registration required
Where: 316 Kinderkamack Rd., Westwood
Why: Take a free yoga class first, and then relax with music under the stars.
When: Every Wednesday, Yoga at 6:30pm, Concert at 7:30pm
Where: Veteran’s Park, Hillsdale
Why: Take in a free show with a candy twisted ballon artist.
When: Wednesday, August 24, 6pm & 7:15pm, FREE
Where: Route 4 East, Paramus
If you’re heading out of Bergen:
Why: Dig for dinos at this special, limited-engagement event.
When: Now thru Labor Day, FREE with admission
Where: 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City
Why: Over 30 farm fun activities, including hay rides, obstacle courses, ball arcades, corn maze and more.
When: Now thru September 11, 10am-5pm
Where: 451 State Rt. 94, Vernon
Why: 16th Century games, rides, arts, crafts, food, music and dance.
When: Weekends and Labor Day now thru October 2, Ages 5-12/$12, Adults/$25
Where: Tuxedo Park, NY
What: The National Park Service Turns 100 Celebration 
Why:  A fun family event with live music, ice cream, Bill Nye and more!  
When: Monday, August 22, 1-10pm
Where: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Pier 1
Why: Get brainy at this fun and informative event with hands-on simulations and more.
When: Monday, August 22, 9:30am-1:30pm, FREE
Where: Nathan Kline Institute, 35 Third Ave., Orangeburg, NY
Why: The turtles and their underground lair make the first stop of their national tour.
When: Now thru September 5
Where: 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
Why: Dynamic laser art moves in time to amazing pop music for the win.
When: Tuesday thru Saturday at 5:15pm, Adult/$7, Kids/$5
Where: 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City
Why: Ladies, start you Open Table app…
When: Now thru Friday, August 19
Why: Amazing “trek tech” experience as you become a cadet at the Starlet Academy. Check out the overnights too! 
When: Now thru October 31, Ages 5+/$18, Adults/$25
Where: Pier 86, W. 46th St. & 12th Ave., NYC
Why: Watch “The Croods” or “Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax” for $1.
When: Tuesday, August 16 & Wednesday, August 17, 10am
Where: Regal Nanuet Stadium, Nanuet, NY
Why: Live Music, a farm stand, kids activities, lawn games and more at this BYO urban farm picnic.
When: Every Wednesday in August, 5pm
Where: 171 Grove St., Clifton
Why: Shop outdoors and support local creative vendors.
When: Sunday, August 28, 10am-5pm
Where: Veterans Park, Westwood
Why: Live music, kids activities, yummy food vendors and more.
When: Wednesday, August 24, 11:30am-2:30pm
Where: Vanderbilt Hall, Grand Central, NY


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