Things to Do in Bergen County Week of January 11

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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: Kids ages 2.5-5 enjoy food, stories, and fun.
When: Friday, January 12, 9:30-10:30 a.m., FREE, Pre-Registration required 
Where: Whole Foods Market, Paramus
Why: Meet the adventurous teen and enjoy the free play.
When: Friday, January 12, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m., Ages 12m-6 years old, $28
Where: 316 Kinderkamack Rd., Westwood
What: Free Masages at Crush'd Garage
Why: Because after the holidays, you need one...
When: Friday, January 12, 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Where: 15 Broadway, Suite 102, Cresskill

What: Save the Eagles Day
Why: Storytime and educational fun at the Zoo.
When: Saturday, January 13, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., FREE
Where: Bergen County Zoo, Paramus
Why:  Journey to beautiful imaginary underwater world.
When: Sunday, January 14, 2 p.m. & 5 p.m., Tickets start at $19
Where: 30 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood
Why: The place to be if you’re a toddler.
When: Saturdays, 10:15 a.m. (babies through 23 months) & 11 a.m. (2 years through Pre-K), FREE
Where: 100 Ridge Rd., Mahwah
Why: Your pre-schoolers chance to enjoy this awesome trampoline park.
When: Saturdays & Sundays, 9-10 a.m., $10
Where: 80 Commerce Dr., Allendale
Why: Ride down a snowy hill and have a wintery blast.
When: Open daily, check the website for schedule, $21- $26
Where: 200 Campgaw Rd., Mahwah

What: Indoor Soccer Camp
Why: Sign up your child to train with some pros.
When: Monday, January 15, 9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., to reserve a spot
Where: Wyckoff Family YMCA

What: Flat Rock Brook Martin Luther King Jr. Day Hike
Why: Enjoy a 2-3 mile hike through the Flat Rock woods. 
When: Monday, January 15, 2 -3 p.m., Ages 9+, FREE
Where: 443 Van Nostrand Avenue, Englewood
What: HealthBarn MLK Camp
Why: Be a chef for the day, a natural protector of the environment, and a participant in fun games and activities.
When: Monday, January 15, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., Ages 5-12, $120
Where: 1057 Hillcrest Road, Ridgewood
If you’re heading out of Bergen:
Why: Because 2-For-1 tickets is music to our ears.
When: Tickets on sale now for shows Tuesday, January 16 thru Sunday, February 4
Where: NYC

What: instaYum at Westfield Garden State Plaza
Why: Do it for #thegram and get yourself to this ultimate foodie event with selfie stations, photo ops, master classes, cocktails, and more.
When: Saturday, January 13 & Sunday, January 14, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., $20-$45
Where: Level 1 adjacent to Westfield Concierge

What: LSC Duct Tape Mania
Why: Because now's your chance to tape your sibling to the wall with duct tape. #sweetrevenge
When: Saturday, January 13 through Monday, January 15, 11:00 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: Liberty Science Center
What: LSC One World, One Sky
Why: Let Big Bird, Elmo, and their friends take you to outer space. 
When: On going, check schedule for times
Where: Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium, Liberty Science Center
What: Martin Luther King Day Mini-Camp
Why: Spend the day at the Zoo on your day off.
When: January 15, Ages 5-10
Where: Turtle Back Zoo, West Orange
Why: Dino-fans travel to pre-history for a experience like no other.
When: Saturday, January 13 through Monday, January 15, $14.00 - $19.00
Where: Meadowlands Expo Center, Secaucus
Why: Learn through play at this completely remodeled musuem.
When: Saturday, January 13 & Sunday, January 14, Tickets must be purchased in advance, Adults/$6.99, Kids/$15.99
Where: 4 Vreeland Rd., Florham Park
Why: Learn how to make a healthy pizza at this fun drop-off class.
When: Monday, January 15, 12 - 1:30 p.m., Ages 5-12, $15, Pre-Registration required
Where: 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff
Why: If you're looking for a winter weekend getaway w the kids, look no further. Over an acre of frozen ice walls, tunnels, towers, and archways that would make Elsa proud are waiting for you in New Hampshire. 
When: Now thru Saturday, February 3, Ages 4-11/$9.95, Ages 12+/$13.95
Where: 64 Railroad St., Lincoln, NH
Why: Ice skate at the iconic skating rink, do some holiday shopping, and eat tasty delights at this open air market.
When: Now through March 4
Where: Between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, 40th and 42nd Streets, NYC
Why: Date night for you, open play, pizza, arts & crafts for them.
When: Saturday, January 13, 5-8pm, $30-$40 (2 or 3 hours), Ages 2+, Pre-Registration required
Where: 1140 Maxwell Lane, Hoboken 
Why: A magical wonderland featuring hundreds of toy trains, figurines, and miniature models.
When: Now through February 25, Ages 5-13/$6, Teens/$ 13, Adults/$21
Where: New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, NYC
Why: The Island of Sodor comes to Jerz.
When: Now through May 2018
Where: Liberty Science Center
Why: Family activities, film, dance and much more at this special event.
When: Monday, January 15, 2017, 12-4pm, $5
Where: 49 Washington Street, Newark
Why: A winter wonderland across 250 acres with an expansive model train show, kids activities, live music and more.  
When: Now through Monday, January 15, Ages 2-12/$18, Adults/$30
Where: Bronx, NY
Why: Trekkies, step into the shoes of a newly minted cadet in the 26th century at this interactive exhibition.
When: Now through May 28, 2018
Where: Liberty Science Center, Jersey City
Why: Rock climbing, obstacle courses, treats and more.
When: Saturday, January 20, 6:30-9:30 p.m., $45, Pre-Registration required
Where: Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 East Clinton Ave, Tenafly
Why:  Leave the cooking for next week and #treatyoself with some yummy dinners in Ridgewood.
When: Sunday, January 21 thru Thursday, January 25
Why: When Legos meet nature.
When: Sunday, January 21, 1-3 p.m., $25, Pre-Registration required
Where: 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
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