Things to Do in Bergen County: Week of January 8th

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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: Kaplen JCC on the Palisades Nursery School Open House 
Why: Come experience the innovative curriculum at The Leonard & Syril Rubin Nursery School.
When: Friday, January 9, 9:30-10:30am
Where: 411 East Clinton Ave., Tenafly

What: Family Cooking Workshop at Health Barn USA
Why: Make yummy homemade raviolis with la famiglia at this hands-on Italian food workshop.
When: Saturday, January 10, 9:30-10:30am, Pre-registration required, FREE
Where: 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff

What: Ultimate Chef Bergen County: Round 1
Why: Get a taste of top local chefs battling it out.
When: Saturday, January 10th, 11am, free demos and tastings
Where:  Chef Central Paramus, 240 rt. 17 North, Paramus

What: Ombre Bracelet Class at Bazaar Star Beadery
Why: Create a beaded bracelet with the ever popular ombre style.
When: Saturday, January 10, Noon-2pm, $45
Where: 216 East Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood

What: Seasonal Scavenger Hunt
Why: Work as a team with your family during this fun hike.
When: Saturday, January 10, 2-3pm, Non-member/$10
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly

What: Celebrate! Party Showcase
Why: A Party Planning Bonanza- with top area vendors showing the latest trends.
When: Sunday, January 11, Noon-4pm, Please pre-register
Where: Park Ridge Marriott, 300 Brae Blvd., Park Ridge

What: The Rainbow Fish- The Musical at Kaplen JCC on the Palisades
Why: Exciting live theater for the over 3 set. A precious story about friendship and sharing they are sure to enjoy.
When: Sunday, January 11, 2-3pm, $12
Where: 411 East Clinton Ave., Tenafly

What: Save the Eagles Day at Bergen County Zoo
Why: Meet and learn about the 3 resident eagles at their enclosure at the Zoo.
When: Sunday, January 11th, Noon- 3pm, FREE
Where: 216 Forest Ave., Paramus

What: Teen Camp Expo
Why: A chance to meet, greet and gather info on hundreds of top programs available to your teen.
When: Tuesday, January 13th, 7pm to 9pm
Where:  Tenafly High School, 19 Columbus Drive, Tenafly

If you’re heading out of Bergen…

What: Winter Family Farm Tour at Stone Barns Center
Why: Explore the farm as a family and visit with the animals and seasonal harvest.
When: Saturday, January 10 & Sunday, January 11, 11-11:45am
Where: 630 Bedford Rd., Pocantico Hills, NY

What: Live Wolf Encounter
Why: Go meet Atka, the Arctic gray wolf who is visiting the Museum.
When: Saturday, January 10, 11am (Children under 5) & 1pm, $12
Where: American Museum of Natural History, NYC

What: Hibernator’s Den at Wave Hill
Why: Arts and crafts and sleepy tales of our local hibernators. PJs welcome!
When: Saturday, January 10 & Sunday, January 11, 10am-1pm, Grounds admission is free until noon
Where: Wave Hill House, Bronx, NY

What: Ice Carvers Demos at Grounds for Sculpture
Why: Master carvers turn huge blocks of ice into art!.
When: Sunday, January 11, 2pm, FREE with park admission.
Where: 18 Fairgrounds Rd., Hamilton


What: Winter Toddler Times at Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
Why: This 45 minute program designed for ages 2-5 includes a story and interactive activity.
When: January 13, 4-4:45pm, Non-member/$8, Registration online required
Where: 443 Van Nostrand Ave., Englewood


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