Whether you need to keep the kids busy with things to do, or they’re old enough to learn more about Martin Luther King Jr., we’ve got a bunch of tips for how to make the most of the day off with your brood.
What: MLK Day Open Play at West Rock Indoor
Why: Bounce, Basketball, Soccer and Music. C’mon for fun for all.
When: Monday, January 19, 10am to 2pm, $30/child lunch + $5 ages 5 and up
Where: Pralle Lane, Nanuet, NY
What: MLK Day Celebration
Why: Enjoy films, spoken word performances, family activities and interactive tours throughout the day.
When: Monday, January 19, noon-5pm
Where: 49 Washington Street, Newark
What: Best of HealthBarn USA Day
Why: Your 5-12 year old can be a chef for the day and participate in fun games and activities.
When: Monday, January 19, 9am-3pm
Where: 700 Lawlins Rd., Wyckoff
What: Holiday Hike
Why: Take a beautiful hike through the Flat Rock woods with your children.
When: Monday, January 19, 2-3pm, Non-member/$5, Ages 9+
Where: Flat Rock Brook Nature Center, 443 Van Nostrand Ave., Englewood
What: Magic & Fun Show at World of Wings
Why: CiDO the Clown will entertain with music, dancing, magic tricks and more.
When: Monday, January 10, 11am-Noon & 1-2pm
Where: 1775 Windsor Rd., Teaneck
What: Crystal Crown Bangle
Why: Check out this class and learn a new bangle making technique.
When: Monday, January 19, 11:30am-2:30pm, $35
Where: Bazaar Star Beadery
What: YWCA Bergen County Vacation Day
Why: A full day of care and fun for grades K-6. Pizza, magic tricks, swimming, and more.
When: Monday, January 19, 10am-Noon & Swimming from 7:30am- 6:30pm, Non-participating families/$80, Pre-registration required
Where: 112 Oak St., Ridgewood
What: Martin Luther King Jr. Day at the Children’s Museum of Manhattan
Why: Learn about MLK Jr. in a very fun way by painting with watercolors and creating mosaics!
When: Monday, January 19, Programs from 10am-Noon
Where: 212 West 83rd St., NYC