Things to Do in Bergen County Week of March 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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Why: Get Easter-ready spending the day with baby chicks and bunnies, then take pics with the Easter Bunny.
When: Saturday April 13, Saturday April 19-Sunday April 20, 9 am-4 pm, ticket times every 30 minutes, $5, Tickets on sale starting Saturday March 16, midnight.
Where: Abmas Farm, 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff

Events Not To Miss:
Why: A spirited show about friendship in an unlikely place.
When: Weekends starting Friday March 8-Saturday March 16, 7:30 Fridays and Saturdays 2 pm Sundays
Where: Emerson Jr-Sr High School, 131 Main St., Emerson
Why: Daniel Tiger comes to your neighborhood for open play and fun.
When: Friday March 8, 3:30-5:30, $28
Where: The Big Playhouse, 312 Kinderkamack Rd., Westwood
Why: Give kids the night out with friends, a painting lesson, food and fun.
When: Saturday March 9, 7:30-10 pm, member/$60, public/$65
Where: Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 East Clinton Ave., Tenafly
Why: Have sew much fun creating your unique own unicorn pillow.
When: Saturday March 9, 12-2:30 pm, member/$35, non-member/$45
Where: Wyckoff Family YMCA, 691 Wyckoff Ave., Wyckoff
Why: Bake Irish Soda Bread and craft a Leprechaun hat .
When: Saturday March 9, 9:30-11 am, 12:30-2 pm, $30
Where: The Crafty Kitchen, 51 Prospect Pl., Hillsdale
Why: Whiskey for you, face painters and a leprechaun costume contest for them.
When: Saturday March 9, 11 am-2 pm
Where: The Shannon Rose, 1200 New Jersey 17, Ramsey
Why: Music, dancing, and bagpipes help celebrate the holiday.
When: Sunday March 10, 2 pm
Where: Washington Ave., Bergenfield
Why: ID a maple tree and help turn sap to syrup, then sample the sweet stuff.
When: Sundays through March 24, 12:30-1:30 pm, 2-3 pm, 3:30-4:30 pm, members/$5, non-member/$10
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
Why: Spending time with your baby while getting fit makes this class a win.
When: Mondays through April 8, 10:45-11:45 am, non-member/$15 per class
Where: Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 East Clinton Ave., Tenafly
Why: The Godfather actor signs his new book, Hollywood Godfather.
When: Wednesday March 13, 6 pm
Where: Bookends, 211 E. Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
Why: Join Wonder Woman and Batman for a SUPER fun open bounce.
When: Thursday March 14, 5-6:45 pm, $24.95
Where: BounceU, 70 Eisenhower Dr., Paramus
Why: Race down a snowy mountain in a tube or practice ski skills in the cool outdoors.
When: Mondays-Thursdays, 2-8 pm, Fridays 1-10 pm, Saturdays 8:30 am-10 pm, Sundays 8:30 am-8 pm, $22-$45
Where: Campgaw Mountain, 200 Campgaw Rd., Mahwah
If you’re heading out of Bergen:
Why: An Irish invasion featuring Celtic music, dancers and performances.
When: Saturday March 9, 12-2 pm, 7-9 pm
Where: Palisades Center, 1000 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack
Why: Join NeNe Leakes, Sherri Shepherd and more funny faves for a night of lols.
When: Saturday March 9, 8 pm, $49-$99
Where: NJ PAC, 1 Center St., Newark
Why: This huge train show is rolling in, bringing hundreds of model train tables, kids activities and toys.
When: Saturday March 9-Sunday March 10, 10 am-4 pm, Saturday/$10, Sunday/$9
Where: NJ Expo Center, 97 Sunfield Ave., Edison
Why: Guest artists, celeb appearances, costume contests and comics.
When: Saturday March 9, 10 am-7 pm-Sunday March 10, 10 am-6 pm, kids/$15, adults/$30
Where: Penn Plaza Pavilion, Hotel Pennsylvania, 401 7th Ave., NYC
Why: Hands-on activities, from special labs to making binary bracelets, that celebrate women in science, tech and art.
When: Saturday March 9-Sunday March 17, check schedule for activity times
Where: Liberty Science Center, Liberty State Park, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City
Why: Celebrate the infamous doll through art and hands-on history.
When: Saturday March 9, 10 am-7 pm
Where: Skylight Mercer, 505 Broadway, NYC
Why: Hands-on STEM activities and demos for teens.
When: Saturday March 9, 11 am-3 pm, kids/$24, adults/$33
Where: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86, West 46th Street and 12th Ave., NYC
What: Pre-St. Paddy’s Day
Why: Irish music, food, drink and festivities in the greenhouse.
When: Sunday March 10, 1-5 pm
Where: Van Houten Farms and Garden Center, 68 Sickletown Rd., Orangeburg
Why: Get a look into the top predator with life-sized dinos, fossils and virtual reality.
When: Opens Monday March 11 through August 9, 2020, 10 am-5:45 pm, kids/$13-$16.50, adults/$23-$28
Where: American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th St., NYC
What: Hudson Valley Restaurant Week
Why: Skip the supermarket and try a new restaurant with the fam.
When: Monday March 11-Sunday March 24, lunch and dinner courses
Where: Participating restaurants, Rockland County
What: Maple Sugar Tours
Why: Get your taste buds ready for a maple syrup taste test, and learn about sugaring techniques.
When: Weekends through Sunday March 17, 11 am-3 pm
Where: Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, Outdoor Discovery Center, 120 Muser Dr., Cornwall, NY
Why: Films from around the world entertain and educate children -- and parents -- of all ages.
When: Now through Sunday March 17, check schedule for times, $14-$20
Where: Check schedule for locations, NYC
Why: Play detective for the day and solve a murder mystery.
When: Now through Monday May 27, available with combination or premium pass
Where: Liberty Science Center, Liberty State Park, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City
Why: Dancing, singing and plenty of hug time with Poppy and friends.
When: Now through Sunday May 12, 10 am-9 pm weekdays, 9 am-8 pm weekends, $25
Where: 218 West 57th Street, NYC
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 an interactive, theatrical journey and help save a mystical island.
When: Mondays-Thursdays, 2-7 pm, Fridays-Sundays, 9 am-7 pm, $49-$59
Where: 400 West 42nd St., NYC
Why: Come in costume for bouncing, games, characters and more festivities.
When: Sunday March 17, 1-4 pm, $25
Where: Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, 411 East Clinton Ave., Tenafly
Why: Lazer tag, game trucks, crafts, bouncing, carnival eats and much more fun.
When: Sunday March 17, 11 am-1 pm, kids/$15, adults/$8, family/$40
Where: Temple Beth Rishon, 585 Russell Ave., Wyckoff
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