Things to do in Bergen County: Week of March 12

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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: St. Patrick’s Day Craft Party
Why: Send your little ones off to get crafty!
When: Friday, March 13, 4:30pm, Ages 3-10, $40, Pre-Registration required
Where: Couture Craft Studio, 10 Franklin Turnpike, Waldwick

What: Pancake Party
Why: Learn how to make everyone’s favorite breakfast plus a yummy hazelnut-chocolate spread to top everything off.
When: Saturday, March 14, 10am, Ages 5-13, FREE
Where: Williams-Sonoma Locations

What: Be True To You- Kidz Cabaret Series at BergenPAC
Why: An interactive show with an anti-bullying message for children ages 4 and up.
When: Saturday, March 14, 1pm & 3pm, $17
Where: 30 North Van Brunt St., Englewood

What: Seasonal Scavenger Hunt
Why: Families that play together…well, you know.
When: Saturday, March 14, 2-3pm, $30 per family
Where: 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly

What: Stephen Schwartz & Friends: Defying Gravity at NJPac
Why: Don’t miss the chance to see this famous Broadway composer (Wicked, Godspell, & Pippin? Yup.) perform with his equally talented stage friends. 
When: Saturday, March 14, 7:30pm, Tickets start at $55
Where: 1 Center St., Newark

What: Tween Scene at the YJCC
Why: An active and fun get together for 10-12 year olds. They will be entertained by a DJ, movie, snacks, pool, and more.
When: Saturday, March 14, 8:30-10:30pm, FREE
Where: 605 Pascack Rd., Washington Twp.

What: World Frog Day
Why: Learn all about frogs and what our local zoo is doing to help them.
When: Sunday, March 15, 11am-3pm
Where: 216 Forest Ave., Paramus

What: Beading Basics & Lentil Ladder Bracelet Classes
Why: Spring forward towards an afternoon of jewelry making.
When: Sunday, March 15, 11:30am & 12pm, respectively
Where: Bazaar Star Beadery, 216 East Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood

What: Maple Sugaring
Why: Sunday, March 15, 12:30 & 2pm, $10
When: This is your last month to learn how to make Nature’s candy…
Where: 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly

What: Park West Tavern Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day
Why: Corn Beef anyone? Delish menu plus festive tunes by a live Irish Band.
When: Tuesday, March 17, 5-9pm, Reservations required
Where: 30 Oak St., Ridgewood

If you’re heading out of Bergen…

What: Sports Day at West Rock Indoor Sports & Entertainment Complex
Why: Kids off from school today? Send them to have a day of active fun with bounce houses, soccer, basketball, faceprinting and more!
When: Friday, March 13, 10am-2pm, Ages 5+, $35, $40 w/ lunch
Where: 21 Pralle Lane, Nanuet, NY

What: Hudson Valley Restaurant Week
Why: Dine, drink, and enjoy the Hudson Valley with prix fixe, three-course dinners for $29.95 and lunches for $20.95.
When: Now through Sunday, March 22
Where: 200 of the region’s top restaurants.  Check the website for the list.

What: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
Why: The Greatest Show on Earth hits NJ!
When: Now through Sunday, March 22
Where: Izod Center, East Rutherford

What: Pinocchio
Why: The famous tale of the wooden boy told rock musical style.
When: Friday, March 13 through Sunday, March 22, Tickets start at $15
Where: The New Victory Theater, NYC

What: Tots on Tour! at Grounds For Sculpture
Why: A fun day especially made for 3-5 year olds filled with story time and art workshops.
When: Saturday, March 14, 11am & 1pm
Where: 18 Fairgrounds Rd., Hamilton


What: Make a Difference Concert
Why: Meet today’s hottest social media stars at this benefit concert that celebrates the power of positive change.
When: Sunday, March 22, 12pm, Tickets start at $20
Where: Just Jake’s, 30 Park St., Montclair

What: Popovich Pet Theater at BergenPAC
Why: A family show with a unique cast of 30 performing pets!
When: Saturday, March 28, Tickets start at $29
Where: 30 North Van Brunt St., Englewood

What: Sleeping Beauty Dreams as NJPac
Why: The enchanting fairy tale takes a contemporary and whimsical look at this puppet theater show.
When: Saturday, March 28, 2pm, $13-$25
Where: 1 Center St., Newark

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