Things to Do in Bergen County Week of March 12

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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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Why: Athletes ages 5 to 14 can stay healthy and active, and meet some friends along the way.
When: Starts Monday March 16, 6-7 pm in Ridgewood and Leonia/Fort Lee, Thursday March 19, 6-7 pm in Cresskill through Friday May 22, $250
Where: Benjamin Franklin Track, Ridgewood; Overpeck Track, Leonia/Fort Lee; Cresskill High School Track, Cresskill

Events Not To Miss:
Why: Kids bounce then do an archaeological dig to unearth hidden fossils.
When: Friday March 13, 6:30-8:15 pm, $19.95
Where: BounceU, 70 Eisenhower Dr., Paramus
Why: See how the D-E Summer Connections program can enrich your child’s summer.
When: Saturdays March 14 and April 25, 1-3 pm
Where: Dwight-Englewood School, 315 E Palisade Ave., Englewood
Why: Run for a good cause.
When: Saturday March 14, 9 am, $35
Where: The Duck Pond, Saddle River Park, Ridgewood
Why: Fencing, art and design, and debate workshops for a fun and educational morning.
When: Saturday March 14, 10 am-1 pm
Where: Dwight-Englewood School, 315 E Palisade Ave., Englewood
Why: The beloved character hits the stage with new friends, songs and dance as she preps for the kickball tournament.
When: Weekends starting Saturday March 14-Sunday April 26, check schedule for times, kids/$20, adults/$25
Where: The Black Box Performing Arts Center, 49 E. Palisade Ave., Englewood
Why: Visit the cabin by the pond and spend time with some animals.
When: Sunday March 15, 3 pm
Where: Closter Nature Center, 154 Ruckman Rd., Closter
Why: Celebrate the best of Abbey Road with a live performance of the iconic recording.
When: Wednesday March 18, 8 pm, $49-$99
Where: bergenPAC, 30 North Van Brunt St., Englewood
Why: Register for a 4-session play-based class to meet other moms and bond with baby.
When: Thursdays, 9:30-10:15 am
Where: Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 E Clinton Ave., Tenafly
Why: Find a maple tree and tap for sap.
When: Weekends through Sunday March 22, 2-3 pm and 3:30-4:30 pm, member/$5, non-member/$10
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
If you’re heading out of Bergen:
Why: Step into Ms. Greer’s classroom and see what popular children’s book characters Rosie Revere, Iggy Peck and Ada Twist have in store.
When: Saturday March 14, 11 am, $30
Where: Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers St., NYC
Why: Spend the morning with your fave pups and enjoy some eats.
When: Sunday March 15, 9 am, kids/$29.99, adults/$12.99
Where: Imagine That, 4 Vreeland Rd., Florham Park
Why: Seuss’ beloved character brings his antics (and Thing 1 and Thing 2) to the stage.
When: Monday March 16, 4 pm, $12-$15
Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St., Morristown
Why: Bring your teens (or not!) with special guest Jessie Reyez.
When: Monday March 16, 7:30 pm
Where: Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette St., Newark
Why: Book a sitter, make a date night, dine for less.
When: Monday March 16-Sunday March 29, lunch/$22.95, dinner/$32.95
Where: Participating restaurants, Hudson Valley
Why: Get a special look at the giraffe barn and meet the giraffe keeper.
When: Weekends through March 29, 2-2:30 pm, $50
Where: Essex County Turtle Back Zoo, 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange
Why: A hands-on digital art experience that lets kids create.
When: Now through Sunday March 22, check schedule for times, kids/$25, adults/$35
Where: 136 W. 33rd St., NYC
Why: Color your day with beautiful floral creations
When: Now through Sunday April 19, 10 am-6 pm, kids/$15, adults/$30
Where: New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd., Bronx
Why: Brighten your day and learn about the world of color in this new immersive exhibit.
When: Now through August 8, 2021, 10 am-5:45 pm
Where: The American Museum of Natural History, 200 Central Park West, NYC
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