Things to Do in Bergen County Week of May 30

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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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Events Not To Miss:
Why: Support a local school and enjoy rides, tasty treat and games.
When: Thursday May 30, 6-10 pm, Friday May 31, 6-11 pm, Saturday June 1, 3-10 pm
Where: Kennedy Field, Broadway and Walnut St., Norwood
Why: Huge carnival with something for everyone: rides, games, food and plenty of entertainment.
When: Now through Sunday June 9, weeknights, 5-11 pm, weekends 12-11 pm, $3-$24
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
Why: Greek music and food, games, and prizes. Opa!
When: Friday May 31-Saturday June 1, 12 pm-12 am, Sunday June 2, 12-9 pm
Where: Greek Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John The Theologian, 353 East Clinton Ave., Tenafly
Why: Hang with the famous mouse and enjoy open play.
When: Friday May 31, 3:30-5:30 pm
Where: The Big Playhouse, 312 Kinderkamack Rd., Westwood
Why: Get your fam fit for free on this mile-long nature walk.
When: Saturday June 1, 3-4:30 pm
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
Why: Live music, rides and entertainment.
When: Saturday June 1, 10 am-6 pm
Where: Court and Delafield Aves., Lyndhurst
Why: A community celebration with rides, games and food.
When: Saturday June 1, 11 am-9 pm
Where: 691 Wyckoff Ave., Wyckoff
Why: Magician Anthony Salazar brings family-friendly illusions to the stage.
When: Saturday June 1, 10 am-1:30 pm
Where: Westfield Garden State Plaza, One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
Why: Kids bring their teddy, doll or superhero for a full checkup – bandages and x-rays inclulded! First 100 kids receive a free teddy bear.
When: Saturday June 1, 10 am-12 pm, registration required
Where: Pascack Valley Medical Center, 250 Old Hook Rd., Westwood
Why: The top impersonator brings over 100 voices, from Bruno Mars to Elvis, to the stage.
When: Saturday June 1, 8 pm, $49-$129
Where: Bergen PAC, 30 North Van Brunt St., Englewood
Why: Top food blogger signs her new book, No Crumbs Left.
When: Saturday January 1, 1 pm
Where: Bookends, 211 E. Ridgewood Ave., Ridgewood
Why: Get fit and fight cancer, plus kids entertainment, treats, music and games.
When: Saturday June 1, 6 pm-Sunday June 2, 6 am, family activities Saturday June 1, 4-8 pm
Where: Glen Rock High School, 600 Harristown Rd., Glen Rock
Why: The author, actress and leukemia survivor talks about her journey on cancer survivors day.
When: Sunday June 2, 12 pm, $15
Where: Wyckoff Family YMCA, 691 Wyckoff Ave., Wyckoff
Why: Shop for yourself or others from local artists.
When: Sunday June 2, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Veteran’s Memorial Park, Westwood
Why: Local organic foods and strawberry shortcake for a sweet Sunday.
When: Sunday June 2, 9 am-2 pm
Where: Main Street Train Station, Ramsey
Why: Rides, face paint, live entertainment, food and more.
When: Sunday June 2, 10 am-5 pm
Where: Raymond Street, Hasbrouck Heights
Why: Live music, arts and crafts, kids rides and a bike show.
When: Sunday June 2, 11 am-6 pm
Where: Lemoine Ave. between Main Street and Bruce Reynold Blvd., Fort Lee
Why: Enjoy canoe rides, tie-dyed T’s and pond science as you celebration nature.
When: Sunday June 2, 1-4 pm
Where: Closter Nature Center, 154 Ruckman Rd., Closter
Why: All the kids – and your own – favs perfom, from Cardi B to Meek Mill.
When: Sunday June 2, 6:30 pm, tickets start at $75
Where: MetLife Stadium, One MetLife Stadium Dr., East Rutherford
What: Pete Rose
Why: Meet the legendary b-ball player and author of Play Hungry: The Making of a Baseball Player
When: Wednesday June 5, 6 pm
Where: Books and Greetings, 271G Livingston St., Northvale
Why: Games, rides and raffles.
When: Wednesday June 5-Saturday June 8, check website for schedule
Where: St. Mary’s Church, 280 Washington Ave., Dumont

What: Trunk Show
Why: Shop fine jewelry, just in time for end of the year gifts.
When: Thursday June 6
Where: Marcia’s Attic for Kids, 29 N Dean St., Englewood

What: Field Station: Dinosaurs Opening
Why: Go back in time and have a roaring good day with the dinos.
When: Open now through Sunday October 27, 10 am-6 pm weekends only until June 25, 10 am-6 pm, $15.75-$19.75
Where: Field Station: Dinosaurs, 40 Fort Lee Rd., Leonia
If you’re heading out of Bergen:
Why: Grease is the word at this performance of ever-popular movie musical.
When: Friday May 31, 7:30 pm, Saturday June 1, 2 pm and 7:30 pm, Sunday June 2, 2 pm, $20-$30
Where: Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South Street, Morristown
Why: The bestselling series comes to life as characters Jack and Annie travel to merrie olde England.
When: Friday May 31, 7 pm, $25
Where: NJ PAC, 1 Center Street, Newark
Why: Jazz up your week with FREE music all week.
When: Friday May 31-Sunday June 9, check schedule for event times
Where: Jersey City
Why: Head over the bridge for crafts, carnival booths, obstacle courses and more city fun.
When: Saturday June 1, 12-3 pm
Where: St. Vartan Park, E 35th Street between 1st and 2nd Aves., NYC
Why: Enjoy the berry best strawberry treats then head to the fields to pick your own.
When: Weekends starting Saturday June 1-Sunday June 16, 11 am-5 pm
Where: Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester
Why: Celebrate Polish culture with authentic food, music, entertainment and kids games.
When: Saturday June 1-Sunday June 2, 11 am-10 pm, adults and kids over 12/$7
Where: German Masonic Park, 89 Western Highway S, Tappan
Why: Strawberries are ripe for picking, plus pony rides, animals and more kids activities.
When: Weekends starting Saturday June 1-Monday July 1, 12-5 pm
Where: Donaldson Farms, 358 Allen Rd., Hackettstown
Why: Make a dino mask, join a dino parade or compete in a dino-sized quiz competition.
When: Saturday June 1-Sunday June 2, 11 am-3 pm
Where: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
Why: Train, pony and hay rides, and plenty of ripe strawberries for picking.
When: Weekends starting Saturday June 1-Sunday June 16, 10 am-4 pm
Where: Ort Farms, 25 Bartley Rd., Long Valley
Why: Dog sports, products, shows and expert trainers at this pawesome dog day out.
When: Saturday June 1, 10 am-6 pm, Sunday June 2, 10 am-5 pm, $15
Where: Meadowlands Exposition Center, 355 Plaza Dr., Secaucus
Why: Strawberry crafts, games and eats.
When: Saturday June 1, 10 am-2 pm
Where: City Green, 171 Grove St., Clifton
Why: Prepare to be entranced as the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra performs the score to the film.
When: Saturday June 1, $39-$89
Where: NJ PAC, 1 Center Street, Newark
Why: Girl power is stronger than ever at this celebration of voting rights, with hands-on activities.
When: Saturday June 1, 10 am-4 pm, adults/$16
Where: Washington Irving’s Sunnyside, 3 W Sunnyside Lane, Irvington
Why: STEM activities and challenges for the family, as part of the World Science Festival.
When: Sunday June 2, check schedule for times
Where: NYU/Washington Square Park, NYC
What: Keep Cool
Why: Ages 6-12 put on their lab coats to take a temperature challenge.
When: Sunday June 2, 12:15 and 2:15 pm
Where: Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City
Why: Kids rock out to a variety of entertainers, this week brings fun and music with Motty Roxx.
When: Tuesdays starting June 4-August 27, 11 am-noon
Where: Palisades Center, 1000 Palisades Center Dr., West Nyack
Why: Local restaurants bring their best to fill you up.
When: Tuesday June 4, 6-10 pm, $40
Where: Downtown Nyack, Main Street & Broadway, Nyack
Why: Step back in time for a day filled with shows, magic and merriment.
When: Now through Sunday June 2, 11 am-6 pm, kids/$10, adults/$25
Where: 1195 Florence Columbus Rd., Bordentown
Why: From cowboy competitions to the pony express, there’s old fashioned action for everyone
When: Now through Sunday June 16, 10:30 am-6 pm, kids/$18, adults/$22
Where: Wild West City, 50 Lackawanna Dr., Stanhope
Why: You AND the kids will love taking turtle “shelfies,” watching screenings and enjoying TMNT time.
When: Open through Sunday July 14, 12-6 pm
Where: The Paley Center for Media in New York, 25 West 52nd St., 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 a ride back in time to learn about dinos, dig for fossils and enjoy more prehistoric fun.
When: Now through Sunday November 3, 10 am-5 pm, kids/$29.95, adults/$39.95
Where: Bronx Zoo, 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
Why: Westwood transforms to a fairground with music, activities, historical displays and local eats.
When: Saturday June 8, 1-5 pm
Where: Veteran’s Memorial Park, 50 Madison Ave., Westwood
Why: Go fish, join a race or enjoy a family paddle.
When: Saturday June 8, 7:30 am-4:30 pm, up to $60
Where: Oradell Reservoir, 440 Lake Shore Dr., Haworth
Why: A huge kids area with rides and entertainment, plus live performances and tons of vendors.
When: Sunday June 9, 10 am-5 pm
Where: 101 Paragon Drive, Montvale
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