Things to Do in Bergen County Week of June 7

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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: Food, games and a new expanded kiddie section for the littles.
When: Tuesday June 5-Saturday June 9, 6-10 pm, $25 wristbands if purchased before June 4
Where: Guardian Angel Church, 320 Franklin Turnpike, Allendale
 
Why: Bond with your baby as you get physically and mentally fit.
When: Friday June 8, 10-11 am
Where: Garden State Public Market, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
Why: Comedy, magic and sharks in an interactive, action-packed show.
When: Friday June 8, 4-5 pm
Where: Rutherford Public Library, 150 Park Avenue, Rutherford
 
Why: Pony rides, petting zoo, rides, food and music.
When: Saturday June 9, 1-6 pm
Where: Picnic at Davies Field, Jack J Healy Drive, Fireworks at Park Ridge High School, 53 Park Avenue, Park Ridge
Why: Family zen time as you connect with nature and each other.
When: Saturday June 9, 9:30-10:20 am, $15/session non-member, $75/6-week session non-member
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Avenue, Tenafly
 

 
Why: Delish NJ strawberry treats, plus games and shopping for everyone.
When: Saturday June 9, 12-5 pm
Where: Bergen Highlands United Methodist Church, 318 West Saddle River Road, Upper Saddle River
Why: You’re invited for a FREE day of swimming, games, a dance party, car show and kids art show.
When: Saturday June 9, 12-8 pm, activities from 3-6 pm
Where: Oradell Swim Club, 428 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Oradell
Why: Dads and kids spend the morning cooking and baking.
When: Saturday June 9, 10:30 am-12 pm, $40
Where: The Crafty Kitchen, 51 Prospect Place, Hillsdale
 
Why: Crafts, animals and learning workshops to celebration friends of the sea.
When: Saturday June 9, 11 am-2 pm
Where: Bergen County Zoo, 216 Forest Avenue, Paramus
 
Why: Moonchild yoga for them, bodyArt yoga or trapeze for you.
When: Saturdays through June 23, 9:45-10:45 am
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
Why: Beginners to advanced yogis can recharge with this FREE 75-minute outdoor class.
When: Sunday June 10, 9-10:30 am
Where: Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, Taub Campus, East Clinton Avenue, Tenafly
 
Why: Stroll and shop while kids enjoy pony rides, kiddie rides and tons more fun.
When: Sunday June 10, 10 am-5 pm
Where: 101 Paragon Drive, Montvale
Why: See how fast you can run a mile, and let the kids enjoy their own fun run.
When: Sunday June 10, 9 am-12 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
Why: Take a hike and discover the world of crawling critters.
When: Sunday June 10, 2-3 pm
Where: Flat Rock Brook Nature Center, 443 Van Nostrand Avenue, Englewood
 
Why: See which dogs have the chops to win the show, plus dog performances, games, music and adoption opportunities.
When: Sunday June 10, 12-4 pm, $2-$5
Where: Cresskill High School, 1 Lincoln Drive, Cresskill
 
Why: Arts & crafts, food, rides and fun strolling the streets.
When: Sunday June 10, 11 am-5 pm
Where: Dowtown Fair Lawn
 
Why: Get your green on enjoying nature hikes, canoe rides, animals, a butterfly house and more outdoor family fun.
When: Sunday June 10, member/$4, non-member/$8, member family/$12, non-member family/$24
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Avenue, Tenafly
 
Why: The female rock icon performs.
When: Tuesday June 12, 8 pm, $49-$129
Where: Bergen PAC, 30 North Van Brunt Street, Englewood
 
 
 
Why: Store-bought has nothing on these hand-made hand-meals.
When: Thursday June 14, 3:45-5 pm, $28
Where: Clay Paper Scissors Studio, 380 Kinderkamack Road, Oradell
Why: Make it a game night and test your trivia skills, plus wine and beer.
When: Thursdays through June 28, 6 pm
Where: Garden State Public Market, 1 Garden State Plaza, Suite 1305, Paramus

What: Garden State Public Market
Why: Bring your appetite for this pop up food hall with authentic cuisines.
When: Thursdays-Saturdays through June 30, 11 am-7 pm
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 weekends through June 24, Tuesdays through Sundays June 25-September 2, 10 am-6 pm, $15.50 day pass
Where: Overpeck County PArk, 40 Fort Lee Road, Leonia

What: 2018 Butterfly House
Why: Walk amongst the colorful insect or watch a butterfly emerge from a cocoon.
When: Open Wednesdays-Sundays through September 2, 11 am-3 pm, 1 adult and 2 children non-members/$5
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Avenue, Tenafly
 
If you’re heading out of Bergen:
Why: Carnival rides, games plus tons of food.
When: Thursday June 7-Sunday June 10, 6-10 pm, $25 wristbands on June 7 and June 10.
Where: Roman Catholic Church of the Assumption, 113 Chiego Place, Roselle Park
 
Why: Raffles, rides, games and a children’s play area.
When: Thursday June 7-Friday June 8, 6-10pm, Saturday June 9, 5-10 pm
Where: Corpus Christi Parish Community, 234 Southern Boulevard, Chatham

What: West Nyack Greek Festival
Why: Celebrate Greek culture with homemade pastries, crafts, games and rides.
When: Thursday June 7, 5:30-10 pm, Friday June 8 and Saturday June 9, 12-10 pm, Sunday June 10, 12-8 pm
Where: Exit 7, Palisades Parkway
Why: Special events each night, from Latin music to acar show and family day on Sunday.
When: Friday June 8, 4-10:30 pm, Saturday June 9, 2-10:30 pm, Sunday June 10, 2-9 pm, $2 admission, $25 wristbands
Where: MacKinnon Middle School, 137 East Central Avenue, Wharton
Why: Come for your carnival faves.
When: Through Saturday June 9, 6-11 pm, $1 (kids under 10 free), $30 bracelets
Where: Horseshoe Lake, 72 Eyeland Avenue, Succasunna
Why: A-listers are out for this huge fitness, fashion, beauty and art event.
When: Saturday June 9-Sunday June 10, 11 am-7 pm
Where: Pier 94, 711 12th Avenue, Manhattan
 
Why: Have an overnight animal adventure.
When: Saturday June 9-Sunday June 10, 5 pm-8:30 am
Where: Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange
 
What: New City Street Fair
Why: Stroll and shop, plus bouncing, face painting and crafts for the kiddies.
When: Sunday June 10, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Main Street, New City
 
Why: It’s Bear Grylls for young beginners as they learn nature survival skills.
When: Sunday June 10, 10 am-12:30 pm
Where: The Nature Place Day Camp Threefold Education Center, 285 Hungry Hollow Road, Chestnut Ridge
 
Why: Rides for the kids, firetrucks and animals at this community event.
When: Sunday June 10, 11 am-5 pm
Where: Wayne Valley High School, 551 Valley Road, Wayne
 
Why: Activities, music and entertainment for all.
When: Sunday June 10, 12-5 pm
Where: Montclair Community Pre-K, 49 Orange Road, Montclair
Why: A sweet day of strawberry treats and farm fun.
When: Weekends through June, 11 am-5 pm, pay one price/$14.99
Where: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester
 
What: Stone Barns Center Weekend Admission
Why: Farm activities from meeting pigs and bees to collecting eggs.
When: Saturdays and Sundays, 10 am-5 pm, $22
Where: Stone Barns Center for Food & Agriculture, 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills
 
Why: Join Arthur and his friends and family in this interactive learning exhibit.
When: Open through September 16, free with admission
Where: Liberty Science Center, Liberty State Park, 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
 
Why: Swifties: Step inside the life of the hugely popular singer, who hand-picked personal photos, videos and lyrics for display.
When: Open daily through October 19, 11 am-6 pm
Where: GRAMMY Museum Experience, Prudential Center, 165 Mulberry Street, Newark
 
Upcoming:
 
Why: Bee in-the-know and enjoy week-long family events about this buzz-worthy insect.
When: Sunday June 17-Saturday June 23, see schedule for event times Kickoff Friday June 15, 6-8 am
Where: Ridgewood, NJ
 
Why: Ages 5-12 get their hands dirty with fossil digs, building dinosaur models and getting up close with dinosaur eggs.
When: Monday June 18-Wednesday June 20, 1:30 pm-4:30 pm
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Avenue, Tenafly
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