May is underway, and storytimes with unique twists are in the spotlight this week. Enjoy free story events with themes like veggies at Terhune’s Read & Pick Vegetables, furry friends at Alpaca Academy and LEGOs at LEGO storytime. Plus, spend some time with pirates and superheroes this week at Superhero Celebration and How I Became a Pirate. And don’t forget to check out our Event Calendar for even more options!
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Spring is in full bloom, and it’s the perfect time of year to dig into gardening. Planting flowers or vegetables is a hobby the whole family can enjoy together. Through gardening, young growers can learn about nature, the environment and nurturing living things. And, of course, they’ll love playing in the dirt. Check out these opportunities throughout our Garden State for children learn gardening basics and develop a green thumb.
Yay for May! The new month kicks off with fun nature activities and pre-holiday events. Nature centers host great toddler events this week, including Great Swamp’s Toddler Trek: Buggy Buddies, Rancocas Nature Center's Preschool Storytime and Tulpehaking Nature Center’s First Friday Storytime. Plus, get ready for the May holidays with a Mother’s Day Craft and Beautiful Birds, Butterflies & Cinco de Mayo Festival. And don’t forget to check out our Event Calendar for even more options!
May is right around the corner, so don your sombrero, dust off that marimba and head out for some Cinco de Mayo family fun! There’s music to dance to, food and drink to consume, monarch butterfly celebrations and more. With all this activity, your kids may enjoy a relaxing siesta while you mix up that margarita you so richly deserve. For even more seasonal fun, check out our list of 25 things we can't wait to do with kids this spring in NJ.
As April comes to a close (already!), get outside and soak in the spring at seasonal events like Hiking Adventures: A Toddler’s Perspective, Mommy & Me Class at Rizzo’s Wildlife World and Cape May Spring Festival. Plus, put away the wallet and enjoy some fun freebies, like Whole Foods Wonder Wednesday Kid Club, Uptown Storytime and Story Stretchers. And don’t forget to check out our Event Calendar for even more options!
Earth Day is on the horizon this week. Get the kids involved in honoring our planet at eco-friendly activities such as Earth Day Stories and Crafts and Hunterdon County Earth Day Celebration. Plus, explore nature both outdoors at Tot Walk: Turtles and even indoors at Paramus Park Mall’s Live Butterfly Feeding. And don’t forget to check out our Event Calendar for even more options!
While April’s weather has been a bit unpredictable, indoor library fun is always a safe bet for any season. And it’s free! This week, check out creative library programs, such as Fanwood Maker Lab, Science Crafternoon and Acting Out. Plus, on a spring-like day, get outdoors at Sprouts and Seedlings, Preschool Storytime and Nocturnal Neighbors. And don’t forget to check out our Event Calendar for even more options!
Spring is in the air this weekend! Make the most of it with gardening-themed events and living creatures of all kinds. Get your green thumb on at Spring Gardening with Gan Ktan & PJ Library and Spring in Tuckahoe Craftsmen & Home Event. Creatures and crawlers are in the spotlight and Dino Day & Bug Bonanza Festival, Rise, Shine & Dine and Crafts with Critters. Plus, enjoy unique museum events at Liberty Hall’s Tea in Toyland and Yogi Berra Museum’s Kid Program. For additional activity options, check out our Event Calendar.