Weekend Events Not to Miss


Ride the high from last night’s miners rescue at some of these fun weekend events close to home

What:  Fancy Nancy author Jane O’Connor’s book signing
Why:  Because your little princess subscribes to “the more the better” theory of dress
When:  Thursday, October 14th, 4pm
Where:  Acorns Bookshop, 32 Washington Street, Tenafly

What:  JCC on the Palisades Book Fair
Why:  Grab your kid and stock up on new books for the season or go on Sunday for storytime with Clifford the big red dog
When: October 17th (10am-4pm), October 18th (9am-4pm), October 19th (9am-1pm)
Where: The Kaplen JCC on the Palisades, West Clinton Ave, Tenafly

What: 12th Annual Halloween Spooktacular
Why:  Playtime, pumpkins and plenty of fun at the Museum’s annual event
When: Oct 16th – 31st (see website for hours), Tickets $14.99/child and $10/adult
Where: The Childrens Museum of New Jersey, Paramus

What: Pumpkin Patch at Essex County Turtle Back Zoo
Why:  See live black bears out someone else’s kitchen window and take home a pumpkin while learning how the zoo readies itself for the colder weather
When: Sunday, October 17th, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange

If you’re heading to the city…

What:  American Kennel Club’s Meet the Breeds
Why:  Because even if you don’t love dogs, chances are one of your kids does.  Let them get their animal fix by meeting over 200 dog and cat breeds and their breeders. 
When:   Saturday, October 16th and Sunday October 17th 10am-5pm
Where: Jacob Javitz Center, Manhattan

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