Things to do in Bergen County: Week of January 29th

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

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Events Not To Miss:

What: Chugginton Live! at NJPac
Why: Your little one’s favorite choo choo trains from Disney Jr. in action.
When: Friday, January 30, 3pm & 6pm, Tickets starts $29
Where: 1 Center St., Newark

What: Cooking for Teens: Superbowl Party
Why: Imagine kicking back for the big game and your teen serves you?
When: Friday, January 30, 4pm, $35
Where: Chef Central, 240 Rt. 17 N., Paramus

What: Mummenschanz at BergenPAC
Why: See the Swiss mask theater troupe perform their unique form of visual theater.
When: Friday, January 30, 7:30pm, Tickets start at $39
Where: 30 North Van Brunt St., Englewood

What: BYOB Craft Night at Couture Craft Studios
Why: Take a Mommy break and enjoy wine glass painting and glitter canvas art. 
When: Friday, January 30, 7-9pm
Where: 10 Franklin Turnpike, Waldwick

What: Monster Jam
Why: The famous motorsport event tour roars into the IZOD.
When: Friday, January 30, 7:30pm & Saturday, January 31, 2pm & 7:30pm, Ages 2-12/ $15, Adult tickets start at $35.90
Where: IZOD Center, East Rutherford

What: Winter Wonderland
Why: Indoor fun including family yoga and zumba, penguin water play, snowy arts and crafts, and special visitor, Olaf!
When: Saturday, January 31, 10am-Noon
Where: YWCA, 98 Pleasant Ave., Upper Saddle River

What: Turtle Dance Music at BergenPAC
Why: An interactive music and movement concert for all ages!
When: Saturday, January 31, 1pm & 3pm, $17
Where: 30 North Van Brunt St., Englewood

What: Yankee Doodle Circus at Memorial School of Paramus
Why: A fun-filled family day with thrilling acts from around the world.
When: Saturday, January 31, 1pm, 4pm & 7pm, Adult/$18, Child/$6, Advance tickets available and encouraged.
Where: East Brook Middle School Gym, 190 Spring Valley Rd., Paramus

What: Meet Joe Girardi at the new AT&T Store in Garden State Plaza
Why: Your Yankee-obsessed kid will thank you for this one.
When: Saturday, January 31, 12:30-2pm, (pick up your wristband at AT&T on January 31st)
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, Paramus

What: Movies at Flat Rock Brook: “Chasing Ice”
Why: Relax in the Nature Center and watch a movie about the Earth’s changing climate.
When: Saturday, January 31, 4pm, Register online, Suggested donation/$5
Where: 433 Van Nostrand Ave., Englewood

What: Hedgehog Day at the Bergen County Zoo
Why: Live animal demonstrations, stories, and crafts about these popular pets.
When: Sunday, February 1, Noon-3pm
Where: 216 Forest Ave., Paramus

What: Maple Sugaring
Why: Learn how to make nature’s candy…
When: Sunday, February 1, 12:30-1:30pm & 2-3pm, Non-member/$10
Where: 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly

What: Yoga Games, Art and Stories at the YMCA Lake House
Why: Give the kiddos a chance to stretch their limbs and creativity.
When: Sunday, February 1, 10:15-11:30am, Ages 8-12, Non-member/$20
Where: 691 Wyckoff Ave., Wyckoff

If you’re heading out of Bergen…

What: International Beer Expo
Why: 50 breweries from across the globe under one delightful roof.
When: Saturday, January 31, 12:30-4pm & 5:30-9pm, $42 online, $60 event day
Where: Meadowlands Exposition Center, Secaucus

What: Munchkin Monday with The Bossy Frog Band!
Why: Let your little one rock out with their fav band live.
When: Monday, February 2, 11am-12pm
Where: Palisades Center, East Court, West Nyack


What: Cooking for Kids: Delicious Valentine’s Cookies
Why: Your little 3-5 year old loves can make their own Valentine cookies.
When: Tuesday, February 3, 1-2pm, $20
Where: Chef Central, 240 Rt. 17 N., Paramus

What: Laser Tag & Fun at Kaplen JCC on the Palisades
Why: Two different age groups, lots of fun! For Grades 3-5 and 6-12.
When: Saturday, February 7, (Grades 3-5) 7:15-10pm, (Grades 6-12) 7:30-10pm, Non-member/$35, Pre-registration by January 30
Where: 411 East Clinton Ave., Tenafly

What: Camp Open House at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades
Why: Come check out the exciting Neil Klatskn Day Camp.
When: Sunday, February 8, 1-3pm
Where: 411 East Clinton Ave., Tenafly

What: Casey Carle’s Bubblemania at BergenPAC
Why: A soapy spectacular loaded with visual comedy and bubbles for the entire family!
When: Sunday, February 8, 1pm & 3pm, $17
Where: 30 North Van Brunt St., Englewood

What: FREE Spa Event at Massage Envy Closter
Why: We have your back Bergen Mama readers! How do FREE 15-min chair massages, skin consultations, hand & arm massages, and refreshments sound? Yup, we thought so.
When: Wednesday, February 11, 10am-2pm, Call 201-784-3333 to reserve and mention Bergen Mama
Where: 117 Vervalen Street, Closter

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