Things to Do in Bergen County Week of May 11

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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: Climb on board for a day or trucks and fun.
When: Thursday May 12, 9 am-2 pm
Where: Memorial Park at Van Neste Square, Ridgewood
 
Why: Carnival goodies plus unlimited wristbands on weekdays.
When: Thursday May 12-Sunday May 22, Monday-Friday 6-10 pm, Saturday 2-10 pm
Where: Columbus Park, 394 Outwater Ln., Garfield
 
Why: Rides, games, food and fun.
When: Thursday May 12-Sunday May 15, check schedule for daily times
Where: 1799 Teaneck Rd., Teaneck
 
Why: Meet some supers athletes including Mike Tyson, Mariano Rivera, Allen Iverson and more.
When: Friday May 13-Sunday May 15, all day
Where: American Dream, 1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford
 
Why: Fair Lawn's biggest fun fair is back for the spring season.
When: Friday May 13, 4-11 pm, Saturday May 14, 2-11 pm, Sunday May 15, 1-7 pm
Where: Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 35-01 Morlot Ave., Fair Lawn
 
Why: Live music and finger-licking good food.
When: Saturday May 14, 12-5 pm
Where: Demarest Farms, 244 Wierimus Rd., Hillsdale
 
What: Canoe Day
Why: Spend the day in nature.
When: Saturday May 14, 12-3 pm
Where: Demarest Nature Center Duck Pond, Wakelee Dr., Demarest
 
Why: A day of family fun, food trucks, live music and games. 
When: Sunday May 15, 11 am-7 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
Why: Meet the Selling Sunset star and author of the book How to Be a Boss B*tch.
When: Sunday May 15, 2 pm
Where: Bookends, 211 East Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
 
Why: Enjoy songs and scenes from popular Broadway shows and hit movies. 
When: Saturdays through June 25, 11 am and 1 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, 1 Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
 
If you're heading out of Bergen:
 
Why: A day of shopping and entertainment for the whole family.
When: Sunday May 15, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Downtown Nyack
 
Why: Put your dancing shoes on for the ultimate kids music and dance show.
When: Sunday May 15, 1 pm and 4 pm
Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St., Morristown
 
Why: High flying acrobatics, stunts and magic in this eye-popping show.
When: Now through Monday May 16, check schedule for daily times
Where: The Shops at Nanuet, 5101 Fashion Dr., Nanuet
 
Why: Hayrides, pony rides and more fun on the farm. 
When: Weekends through May 15, 10 am-4 pm
Where: Alstede Farms, One Alstede Farms Lane, Chester
 
Why: The model trains are rolling into town.
When: Now through Monday May 30, 12-5 pm, 10 am-5 pm Saturdays
Where: Pearl River United Methodist Church, 130 Franklin Ave., Pearl River
 
Why: Because there's always reason to visit a museum of candy.
When: Now through Sunday July 31, 10 am-8:30 pm
Where: Candytopia New York, 111 W 32nd St., NYC
 
Why: The dinos are roaring back, bigger and better than before.
When: Now through Sunday October 30, during zoo hours
Where: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
 
Upcoming Events:
 
Why: A day of fun, snacks, games, activities and tons of trucks.
When: Sunday May 22, 10 am-2 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
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