Things to Do in Bergen County Week of August 3

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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: Shop outdoors in adorable downtown Ridgewood.
When: Now thru Saturday, August 6
Where: Downtown Ridgewood
Why: Enjoy the free popcorn and watch Maleficent under the stars.
When: Thursday, August 4, 8pm, FREE
Where: Veterans Park, Westwood
Why: Snag an autograph, enjoy the Kids’ Zone, and watch these champs in action. 
When: Select days now until Tuesday, August 14, check website for schedule, FREE
Where: Quest Diagnostics Training Center, East Rutherford
Why: Take a walk in the forest or learn about our feathered friends.
When: Sunday, August 7, 3-4pm $5 & 6:30-8pm $10
Where: 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly
Why: Music, kids entertainment, and peaches everything.
When: Sunday, August 7, 9am-2pm
Where: Ramey Farmers’ Market, Main Street Train Station, Ramsey
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: Wind down with pjs, your favorite stuffed animal, and enjoy a bedtime story at the library.
When: Monday, August 1, 7pm
Where: 100 Ridge Rd., Mahwah
Why: Just one of the cute events happening this week at this adorbs open play space.
When: Tuesday, August 2, 10am-1pm, babies thru 6 years old, , $35, Pre-Registration required
Where: 316 Kinderkamack Rd., Westwood
Why: A summertime hiking adventure for the littles.
When: Tuesday, August 9, 10am-12pm, Ages 7+, FREE
Where: Allison Park, Englewood Cliffs
Why: When the pool just seems like too much, hit up a FREE movie. This week is Ramona and Beezus.
When: Tuesday, August 2 & Wednesday, August 3, 10am, FREE
Where: Bow Tie theaters (Closter, Washington Twp. & Hoboken)
Why: Despicable Me under the stars.
When: Wednesday, August 10, 9pm, FREE
Where: Memorial Park at Van Neste Square, Ridgewood
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: Finger lickin' good grub on the farm.
When: Thursdays, 5:30- 8:30pm
Where: 244 Weirimus Rd., Hillsdale
If you’re heading out of Bergen:
Why:  Every day has something different at this action-packed family fair.
When: Now thru Sunday, August 14, 10am-10pm
Where:  Sussex County Fairgrounds, 37 Plains Rd., Augusta
Why: See the stars in green and white in action.
When: Saturday, August 6, 5:30pm, FREE (Tickets required)
Where: Atlantic Health Jets Training Center, 1 Jets Drive, Florham Park
Why: Over 30 farm fun activities, including hay rides, obstacle courses, ball arcades, corn maze and more.
When: Saturday, August 6 thru September 11, 10am-5pm
Where: 451 State Rt. 94, Vernon
Why:  Over 25 gourmet food trucks and live music at this fun outdoor event.
When:  Saturday, August 6, 10am-8pm
Where: Firemans Field, Rockaway
Why: 16th Century games, rides, arts, crafts, food, music and dance.
When: Weekends and Labor Day starting Saturday, August 6 thru October 2, Ages 5-12/$12, Adults/$25
Where: Tuxedo Park, 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: Take the little kids to rock out.
When: Monday, August 8, 11am-12pm
Where: Palisades Center, West Nyack, NY
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 Book of Life” or “Hotel Transylvania 2” for $1.
When: Tuesday, July 19 & Wednesday, July 20, 10am
Where: Regal Nanuet Stadium, Nanuet, NY
Why: The Peanuts Movie, a cozy blanket, and a perfect summer night.
When: Wednesday, August 10, Sundown, FREE
Where: Pier A Park, Hoboken
Why: Live Music, a farm stand, kids activities, lawn games and more at this BYO urban farm picnic.
When: Every Wednesday in July & August, 5pm
Where: 171 Grove St., Clifton

What: Kiddie Academy Back to School Bash
Why: Bounce house, face painting, fun activities, playground games, giveaways plus tour the new space.
When: August 13th, 11am-1pm, Free but registration is encouraged, click here to register
Where: 271 Livingston Street, Unit 269 L-O in Northvale
Why: Games, treats, lots to eat, and tons of fun under the sun.
When: August 13th, 6 weeks-6 years old, 11am-1:30pm
Where: 21 Sylvan Ave., Englewood Cliffs
Why: Wine tastings, live music, yummy food and more on the farm.
When: Saturday, August 13 & Sunday, August 14, 12-6pm
Where: 244 Wierimus Lane, Hillsdale
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