Things to Do in Bergen County Week of June 6

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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: Strawberries are ready to be picked, get em while they last.
When: Friday June 7, 2-5 pm-Saturday June 8, 9 am-12 pm (while quantities last), $9/lb.
Where: Abma’s Farm, 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff
Why: Westwood transforms to a fairground with music, activities, historical displays and local eats.
When: Saturday June 8, 1-5 pm
Where: Veteran’s Memorial Park, 50 Madison Ave., Westwood
Why: Go fish, join a race or enjoy a family paddle.
When: Saturday June 8, 7:30 am-4:30 pm, up to $60
Where: Oradell Reservoir, 440 Lake Shore Dr., Haworth
Why: Plenty for everyone from rides and bouncing to ice cream and music.
When: Saturday June 8, 10 am-2 pm, $5
Where: Parkway Elementary School, 145 E. Ridgewood Ave., Paramus
Why: Take your truck lover to the real thing, just don’t forget the headphones!
When: Saturday June 8, 7 pm
Where: MetLife Stadium, 1 MetLife Stadium Dr., East Rutherford
Why: Enjoy rides, ponies, face painting, plus fireworks at 8 pm.
When: Saturday June 8, 1-6 pm
Where: Davies Memorial Field, Jack J Healy Dr., Park Ridge
Why: Juggling and plenty of lols as Darwin performs mind-boggling feats.
When: Saturday June 8, 10 am-1:30 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
Why: Hang with Moana and enjoy open play, glitter tattoos and balloons.
When: Sunday June 9, 4:30-6:30 pm, $28
Where: The Big Playhouse, 312 Kinderkamack Rd., Westwood
Why: Let your love of nature run wild with canoe rides, animal encounters, nature art and more outdoorsy fun.
When: Sunday June 9, 11 am-4 pm, $10
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
Why: A huge kids area with rides and entertainment, plus live performances and tons of vendors.
When: Sunday June 9, 10 am-5 pm
Where: 101 Paragon Drive, Montvale
Why: A one-stop-shop for antiquing, appraisals of your own goods, live performances and food trucks.
When: Sunday June 9, 10 am-5 pm, $10 appraisals
Where: Ringwood Manor, 1304 Sloatsburg Rd., Ringwood
Why: Downtown Fair Lawn transforms into a party with games, rides, food and performances.
When: Sunday June 9, 11 am-5 pm
Where: Fair Lawn Ave. and Plaza Rd., Fair Lawn
Why: Tiki bar for you, rides for them, plus a performance by “The Nerds.”
When: Sunday June 9, 2-7 pm
Where: Valley Blvd., from Wood-Ridge Ave. to Windsor Rd., Wood-Ridge
Why: Bigger, better, faster rides and tasty eats.
When: Tuesday June 11-Saturday June 15, 6-10 pm, $30
Where: 320 Franklin Tpk., Allendale
What: Informal Mental Health and Wellness Meeting
Why: Get your questions answered by two MDs about drug use, anxiety, depression and more.
When: Wednesday June 12, 7:30-9 pm, 201-286-1601
Where: 30 Riveredge Rd., 2nd Fl., Tenafly
Why: Games, rides and raffles.
When: Now through Saturday June 8, check website for schedule
Where: St. Mary’s Church, 280 Washington Ave., Dumont
Why: Huge carnival with something for everyone: rides, games, food and plenty of entertainment.
When: Now through Sunday June 9, weeknights, 5-11 pm, weekends 12-11 pm, $3-$24
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
Why: Go back in time and have a roaring good day with the dinos.
When: Open now through Sunday October 27, 10 am-6 pm weekends only until June 25, 10 am-6 pm, $15.75-$19.75
Where: Field Station: Dinosaurs, 40 Fort Lee Rd., Leonia
If you’re heading out of Bergen:
Why: A celebration of Greek culture plus games and rides for kids, dancing and delish eats.
When: Thursday June 6, 5:30-10 pm, Friday June 7, 12-10 pm, Saturday June 8, 12-10 pm, Sunday June 9, 12-8 pm
Where: 1 Marycrest Rd., West Nyack
Why: Dress as your fave hero for a super fun day with trucks and wizards.
When: Saturday June 8, 10 am-6 pm
Where: Diggerland, 100 Pinedge Dr., West Berlin
Why: Sleep with the lions, and more animals and get a behind-the-scenes zoo visit.
When: Saturday June 8, 5 pm-Sunday June 9, 8:30 am
Where: Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange
Why: Spend the day shopping and enjoying the outdoors.
When: Sunday June 9, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Main Street, New City
Why: Tons of local trucks from BBQ to donuts, plus drink for you and music for all.
When: Sunday June 9, 11 am-7 pm, $5
Where: Boys & Girls of Clifton, 181 Colfax Ave., Clifton
Why: Put on your fairy best for knight and princess activities, plus shopping for you.
When: Sunday June 9, 11 am-5 pm
Where: Glenburn Pavilion and Barn, 211 Hamburg Paterson Turnpike, Riverdale
Why: Jazz up your week with FREE music all week.
When: Now through Sunday June 9, check schedule for event times
Where: Jersey City
Why: From cowboy competitions to the pony express, there’s old fashioned action for everyone
When: Now through Sunday June 16, 10:30 am-6 pm, kids/$18, adults/$22
Where: Wild West City, 50 Lackawanna Dr., Stanhope
Why: Enjoy the berry best strawberry treats then head to the fields to pick your own.
When: Weekends through Sunday June 16, 11 am-5 pm
Where: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester
Why: Strawberries are ripe for picking, plus pony rides, animals and more kids activities.
When: Weekends through Monday July 1, 12-5 pm
Where: Donaldson Farms, 358 Allen Rd., Hackettstown
Why: Train, pony and hay rides, and plenty of ripe strawberries for picking.
When: Weekends through Sunday June 16, 10 am-4 pm
Where: Ort Farms, 25 Bartley Rd., Long Valley
Why: You AND the kids will love taking turtle “shelfies,” watching screenings and enjoying TMNT time.
When: Open through Sunday July 14, 12-6 pm
Where: The Paley Center for Media in New York, 25 West 52nd St., NYC
Why: Kids rock out to a variety of entertainers, this week brings fun and music with Kurt Gallagher.
When: Tuesdays through August 27, 11 am-noon
Where: Palisades Center, 1000 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack
Why: Explore the Pride Lands with Kion and friends.
When: Now through Sunday September 8, 9 am-4 pm, Tuesday-Fridays, 9 am-5:30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays
Where: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City
Why: Take a ride back in time to learn about dinos, dig for fossils and enjoy more prehistoric fun.
When: Now through Sunday November 3, 10 am-5 pm, kids/$29.95, adults/$39.95
Where: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
Why: Enjoy a sweet day with strawberry treats, games for the kids and entertainment for everyone.
When: Saturday June 15, 12-5 pm
Where: Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church, 318 West Saddle River Rd., Upper Saddle River
Why: Celebrate African American freedom with a parade, food and entertainment
When: Thursday June 13-Friday June 14, 5-10 pm, Saturday June 15, 11 am-11 pm, Sunday June 16, 12-9 pm
Where: Depot Square, Demarest Ave. & Dean St., Englewood
Why: Three days of digging for fossils, gemstones and more.
When: Tuesday June 18-Thursday June 20, 1:30-4:30 pm, $75-$225
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
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