Things to Do in Bergen County Week of June 1

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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: Live shows, food, rides and games.
When: Wednesday June 1-Sunday June 5, Wednesday June 8-Sunday June 12, Wednesdays-Fridays 5-11 pm, Weekends 12-11 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
Why: Rides, games and springtime carnival fun.
When: Thursday June 2-Saturday June 4, 5-8 pm
Where: Kennedy Field, 453 Broadway, Norwood
 
Why: The nature-friendly fun day is back with canoe rides, music, crafts, science and more.
When: Saturday June 4, 1 pm
Where: Closter Nature Center, 154 Ruckman Rd., Closter
 
Why: Spend the day on the water paddling and fishing.
When: Saturday June 4, 7:30 am-4:30 pm
Where: Oradell Reservoir, 440 Lake Shore Dr., Haworth
 
Why: Kids and adults make and explore nature.
When: Saturday June 4, 2-3 pm
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
 
Why: Celebrate the arts while roasting a mallow.
When: Saturday June 4, 5-7 pm
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
 
Why: Watch as Alice tries to free her friends from the Queen of Hearts during this interactive play.
When: Saturday June 4 and Sunday June 5, 1 pm, 3 pm and 5 pm
Where: The Hermitage, 335 Frankline Tpke., Ho-Ho-Kus
 
Why: A day of family fun with bouncing, games, entertainment, food, vendors and more.
When: Saturday June 4, 11 am-4 pm
Where: Tenakill Middle School, 275 High St., Closter
 
Why: Catch and release plus prizes for the biggest catch.
When: Saturday June 4, 9-10:15 am
Where: Zabriskie Pond, 417 Franklin Ave., Wyckoff
 
Why: Crafts, storytime, giveaways and fun activities to do and SEA.
When: Sunday June 5, 10 am-2 pm
Where: Bergen County Zoo, 216 Forest Ave., Paramus
 
Why: Caribbean food, bounce house, petting zoo and music.
When: Sunday June 5, 11 am-5 pm
Where: 8 Depot Sq., Englewood
 
Why: Stroll and shop, with kids' entertainment, food, music and more.
When: Sunday June 5, 10 am-5 pm
Where: 216 Boulevard, Hasbrouck Heights
 
Why: Meet the bestselling author as he signs his new memoir, James Patterson: The Stories of My Life
When: Sunday June 5, 1 pm
Where: Books and Greetings, 271 Livingston St., Northvale
 
Why: Meet the authors of the kids' I Am Series as they chat and provide an illustration demo.
When: Monday June 6, 4 pm
Where: Bookends, 211 E. Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
 
Why: Food vendors, food trucks, entertainment and activities for the whole family.
When: Sundays through November 20, 9 am-2 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
Why: Enjoy songs and scenes from popular Broadway shows and hit movies. 
When: Saturdays through June 25, 11 am and 1 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, 1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
 
If you're heading out of Bergen:
 
Why: Take flight in a balloon, plus a truck show and games.
When: Friday June 3-Sunday June 5, 3 pm
Where: Warren County Community College, 475 NJ-57, Washington
 
Why: Get summer-ready with music, games and food trucks. 
When: Saturday June 4, 11 am-7 pm
Where: Donaldson Farms, 358 Allen Rd., Hackettstown
 
Why: Enjoy Polish culture through music, food and shows. 
When: Saturday June 4-Sunday June 5, 11 am-10 pm
Where: 89 Western Highway S., Tappan
 
Why: Stroll and shop.
When: Sunday June 5, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Main Street, Nanuet
 
Why: Because there's always reason to visit a museum of candy.
When: Now through Sunday July 31, 10 am-8:30 pm
Where: Candytopia New York, 111 W 32nd St., NYC
 
Why: The dinos are roaring back, bigger and better than before.
When: Now through Sunday October 30, during zoo hours
Where: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
 
Why: Immerse yourself in the world of the popular show, from Hawkins Lab to the Palace Arcade.
When: Now through Sunday July 31, Wednesdays-Fridays 4:30-9:30 pm, Weekends 10:30 am-9:30 pm
Where: Duggal Greenhouse, 63 Flushing Ave., Brooklyn
 
Why: The beloved book series makes its way to NJ plus Piggie and Elephant, Knuffle Bunny and more characters.
When: Now through Monday September 5, open during museum hours
Where: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City
 
Upcoming Events:
 
Why: Shop and eat at this fun family event.
When: Sunday June 12, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Veteran's Park, Westwood
 
Why: Bring the whole fam for a fun night out.
When: Tuesday June 14-Saturday June 18, 6-10 pm
Where: Guardian Angel Church, 320 Franklin Tpke, Allendale
 
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