Things to Do in Bergen County Week of May 25

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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: Springtime carnival fun.
When: Wednesday May 25-Sunday May 29
Where: Holy Trinity Church, 34 Maple Ave., Hackensack
 
Why: Live shows, food, rides and games.
When: Thursday May 26-Monday May 30, Wednesday June 1-Sunday June 5, Wednesday June 8-Sunday June 12, Wednesdays-Fridays 5-11 pm, Weekends 12-11 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
Why: A fun day of food, music, crafts and kids entertainment.
When: Saturday May 28, 11 am-7 pm
Where: 488 Saddle River Rd., Saddle Brook
 
Why: Go back in time and explore the prehistoric creatures.
When: Saturday May 28, 2-3 pm
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
 
Why: The dinos are back at this prehistoric wonderland.
When: Opens Saturday May 28, 10 am-6 pm
Where: Field Station, Dinosaurs, 3 Overpeck Park Driveway, Leonia
 
Why: Meet the actor and author of Miss Memory Lane: A Memoir.
When: Wednesday June 1, 6 pm
Where: Bookends, 211 East Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
 
Why: Food vendors, food trucks, entertainment and activities for the whole family.
When: Sundays through November 20, 9 am-2 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
 
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 berry good time with PYO strawberries, farm animals and sweet treats.
When: Saturday May 28-Sunday May 29, 8 am-5 pm
Where: Donaldson Farms, 358 Allen Rd., Hackettstown
 
Why: Skip the BBQ and enjoy shopping and fun for the family.
When: Monday May 30, 11 am-5 pm
Where: 1250 McBride Ave., Woodland Park
 
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
 
Why: Immerse yourself in the world of the popular show, from Hawkins Lab to the Palace Arcade.
When: Now through Sunday July 31, Wednesdays-Fridays 4:30-9:30 pm, Weekends 10:30 am-9:30 pm
Where: Duggal Greenhouse, 63 Flushing Ave., Brooklyn
 
Why: The beloved book series makes its way to NJ plus Piggie and Elephant, Knuffle Bunny and more characters.
When: Now through Monday September 5, open during museum hours
Where: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City
 
Upcoming Events:
 
Why: The nature-friendly fun day is back with canoe rides, music, crafts, science and more.
When: Saturday June 4, 1 pm
Where: Closter Nature Center, 154 Ruckman Rd., Closter
 
Why: Spend the day on the water paddling and fishing.
When: Saturday June 4, 7:30 am-4:30 pm
Where: Oradell Reservoir, 440 Lake Shore Dr., Haworth
 
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