We rounded up our favorite picks for fun family friendly events in Bergen County and beyond on our weekend PLAYlist!
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Events Not To Miss:
What: Meet a Giants Player at The Children’s Place
Why: Star ballers will be on hand for signings, free gear and more when you check out Children’s Place new sports collection
When: Monday, November 10, 6pm to 8pm
Where: Children’s Place at Bergen Town Center Paramus
What: Hudson Valley Restaurant Week
Why: Our fave Hudson River town eateries for less.
When: Through November 17th
Where: Select restos in Rockland County and beyond
What: Open House, FREE Day at the Bergen County Zoo
Why: Explore and learn at our local zoo- for FREE
When: Friday, November 7th through Sunday, November 9th
Where: 216 Forest Ave, Paramus
What: Teen GLOW Party!
Why: Middle schoolers will glow and dance at this dj’d party at West Rock Indoor.
When: Friday, November 7th, 8pm to 11pm
Where: 21 Pralle Lane, Nanuet, NY
What: Teaneck International Film Festival
Why: Selected independent features, shorts, and documentaries, plus a Kids Flix Mix where they will show the best of the New York International Children’s Film Festival.
When: Friday, November 7 through Sunday, November 9, $6/advance, $8/door, $35/Weekend pass
Where: Various locations in Teaneck (http://www.teaneckfilmfestival.org/Schedule/)
What: DePiero’s Farm Teddy Bear Picnic
Why: Grab their bear for a hayride, cookies and songs, to meet “Dipper”, DePiero’s big friendly Teddy Bear!
When: Saturday, November 8 & Sunday, November 9, 12-4pm, $5
Where: 300 W. Grand Ave., Montvale
What: Seasonal Scavenger Hunt
Why: Put the bickering on hold and solve nature riddles on this fun hike great for kids 4 and up.
When: Saturday, November 8, 2-3pm, $20/family
Where: Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly
What: The National Acrobats of Peking at BergenPAC
Why: Jaw dropping talent and dazzling feats by way of China.
When: Saturday, November 8, 8pm, Tickets start at $43
Where: 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood
What: Geocaching for Kids
Why: Get outside and find digital hidden treasures for a real world thrill.
When: Saturday, November 8, 11am-1pm
Where: State Line Lookout, Alpine
What: Hikes with Tikes at Flat Rock Brook
Why: Get them outside and enjoy the foliage while you still can.
When: Sunday, November 9th, 2pm to 3:30, $8
Where: 443 Van Nostrand Ave, Englewood
What: YJCC Bergen Fall Bazaar
Why: Snag baubles and bling early this year.
When: Monday, November 10, 9am- 3pm
Where: 605 Pascack Rd., Twp. of Washington
What: Bergen Family Center Gala & Annual Awards Dinner
Why: Support Bergen County’s oldest family service agency.
When: Tuesday, November 11, 6pm
Where: Rockleigh Country Club, 20 Paris Ave., Rockleigh
If you’re heading out of Bergen…
What: Engadget Expand NY 2014
Why: Hear from favorite tech innovators and science luminaries at this interactive experience for technology enthusiasts.
When: Friday, November 7, 1-5pm & Saturday, November 8, 10am- 5pm
Where: Javits Center, NYC
What: Thanksgiving Tasting at Museum Village
Why: Thanksgiving 19th century style, including food, crafts, games and more.
When: Saturday, November 8 and Sunday, November 9th, noon-4pm, $12/adult, kids under 4 free
Where: Museum Village, 1010 State Route 17M, Monroe
What: Special Needs Expo
Why: See special needs resources all under one roof at one time, while giving the kids a fun-filled day.
When: Sunday, November 9, 11am- 5pm, FREE
Where: Westchester Marriott, Tarrytown, NY
What: FREE Day of Swing at NJPAC
Why: Kids ages 2 and up learn creative music-making in this toe-tapping Let’s Build a Jazz House Workshop.
When: Saturday, November 15th 11am to 3pm, FREE!
Where:NJPAC’s Arts Education Center, 24 Rector Street, Newark
What: Puss in High-Tops- The Musical at Kaplen JCC on the Palisades
Why: A whimsical fast-paced musical based on the classic French tale with a contemporary twist. Perfect for children ages 3 years and up!
When: Sunday, November 16, 2-3pm, $12
Where: 411 E. Clinton Ave., Tenafly
What: Pinkalicious at Bergen PAC
Why: Bring the kids to see this fun musical about a little girl who is obsessed with pink cupcakes!
When: Sunday, November 16, 1pm & 4pm, Tickets start at $19
Where: 30 N. Van Brunt St., Englewood
What: American Girl Fashion Show at Hackensack UMC
Why: Tell her to grab her fave girl (with matching outfits of course) and attend this annual fashion show featuring the latest in everything American Girl!
When: Saturday, November 15th & Sunday, November 16th, check for times, tickets $45, must buy tix ahead!
Where: John Theurer Cancer Center, 92 Second Street, Hackensack