Weekday Event Picks for NJ Kids: Springtime Festival, Hiking Adventures, March 21-25

Weekday Event Picks for NJ Kids March 21-25, 2016

Spring into the new season this week with all kinds of outdoor fun and Easter festivities. Get a jump start on Easter with Alstede Farm’s Easter and Springtime Family Festival, Johnson’s Corner Farm Easter Cookie Decorating and the Easter Bunny Express. Plus, toddlers have exciting options this week, both outdoors at Hiking Adventures and indoors at Bouncy Booktime. And don’t forget to check out our Event Calendar for even more options!

Monday, March 21st

Northern NJ:
Easter and Springtime Family Festival (Chester)
Alstede Farms is full of springtime adventures, with hayrides, egg hunts, baby animals, pony rides and the Easter Bunny.

Central NJ:
Easter Cookie Decorating (Medford)
Have a sweet time at Johnson’s Corner Farm at this cookie decorating event. Each child will receive two large cookies with all kinds of creative fixin's. Please note that this event is part of the farm's egg hunt and hayride festivities, with an additional fee.

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Tuesday, March 22nd

Jersey Shore:
Hiking Adventures- A Toddler’s Perspective (Lincroft)
Here’s a great early-spring activity for little ones. Bring your toddlers to Thompson Park for a short hike, followed by indoor crafts. Back carriers are welcome for non-walkers.

Central NJ:
Bouncy Booktime (Lambertville)
Crafts, reading and socializing are all part of the fun at Lambertville Public Library’s weekly program for kids up to 4. FREE

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Wednesday, March 23rd

Northern NJ:
Meet Sid the Science Kid (Jersey City)
PBS superstar Sid the Science Kid visits his own Super Duper Exhibit at Liberty Science Center where he’ll greet fans and pose for photos. Plus, check out all the great attractions throughout the museum.

Jersey Shore:
Bugging Artists Art Show (Toms River)
If you haven’t explored this creepy, crawly exhibit yet, head over to The Bug Museum of New Jersey and explore all the bug-themed art work, photos and jewelry. Runs through end of March.

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Thursday, March 24th

Northern NJ:
Purim on the Roof (Fanwood)
Party Purim-style at Chabad of Union County’s Fiddler On the Roof-themed celebration. Festivities include crafts, a petting zoo and music. Pre-registration is required.

Central NJ
Flashlight Egg Hunt (Browns Mills)
Pre-teens are invited to an evening of Easter fun at Orian Branch Park where over a thousand filled eggs will be scattered, some with special gift cards. Bring flashlights.

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Friday, March 25th

Central NJ:
Easter Bunny Express (Flemington)
All aboard this 25 minute festive train ride with Peter Cottontail, who will pose for photos and hand out treats. The train travels round-trip from Flemington to Ringoes.

Southern NJ:
Family Fun Nights (Cherry Hill)
Friday Night means pizza night at International Sports, Skating and Fun Centre. The excitement includes pizza, roller skating and bouncing.

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Photo: Scotch Plains Egg Hunt 2015