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Nyack Exotic Car Show

  • Aug. 03, 2021, 5-8pm
  • Downtown Nyack, NY
  • Main Street, Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Stroll the village and see hundreds of rare and exotic vehicles lined up on Nyack's Main Street from 5pm to 8pm. (Rain date: August 19) Stay fo...

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Tykes Tuesday: Free Climb at Sky Tykes

  • Aug. 03, 2021, 10am-12pm
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
  • FREE

Sky Tykes Adventure Course, Level Four, invites children under 48" to explore, climb, and conquer for free on the Sky Tykes Adventure Rop...

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Living as A Woman in Ancient Egypt

  • Aug. 03, 2021, 2pm
  • New City Library
  • Online
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

What kind of daily life, responsibilities, limitations and advantages did women have in Ancient Egypt? Were they treated well and respected? Could ...

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Electric Violinist at American Dream

  • Aug. 03, 2021, 2-6pm
  • American Dream
  • 1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate summer at American Dream with live performances throughout the season. Joe Deninzon- Electric Violinist.

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India through the Jewish History Lens

  • Aug. 04, 2021, 7pm
  • New City Library
  • Online
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Join Irene Shaland on a virtual trip through layers of historic periods, artistic and architectural styles, and a multitude of cultural traditions ...

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What is the Orchestra'

  • Aug. 05, 2021, 2pm
  • New City Library
  • Online
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

Think classical music is boring? Slow? Difficult to understand? Then this program is for you! Come learn what makes an orchestra exciting by explori...

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Nyack Exotic Car Show

  • Aug. 05, 2021, 6-9pm
  • Downtown Nyack, NY
  • Main Street between Franklin to Broadway, Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Stroll the village and see hundreds of rare and exotic vehicles lined up on Nyack's Main Street. (Rain date: August 19) Stay for dinner at one ...

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Jawonio Night at Rockland Boulders

  • Aug. 06, 2021, 6:30pm, doors; 7pm, First Pitch
  • Provident Bank Park
  • One Provident Park Drive, Pomona
  • All Ages
  • $15

Come out for a fun night with the whole family at the Rockland Boulders game against Equip Quebec. Jawonio will also be throwing out the first...

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Northlandz Car & Music Show at Flemington New Jersey

  • Aug. 07, 2021, 10am-6pm
  • Northlandz The World's Largest Miniature Wonderland & Museum
  • 495 US-202, Flemington
  • All Ages
  • $25-$30

Join the Northlandz Classic car & Music Concert event to see over 75 classic cars, relax and listen to great music! Take a fun o...

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The Garden Tourist’s Hudson River Valley

  • Aug. 09, 2021, 7pm
  • New City Library
  • Online
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

The Hudson River Valley is rich with historic mansions, presidents’ summer retreats and stunning botanical gardens. Visit Kykuit, Boscobel, C...

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Jazz Saxophone & Keyboardist at American Dream

  • Aug. 09, 2021, 2-5pm
  • American Dream
  • 1 American Dream Way, East Rutherford
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Celebrate summer at American Dream with live performances throughout the season. Kyle Hill- Jazz Saxophone & Keyboardist.

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Town of Clarkstown Painting in the Park: “Sunset Lake”

  • Aug. 10, 2021, 5:45-7:45pm
  • Germonds Park
  • 185 Germonds Road, West Nyack
  • Tween, Teen, Adult
  • $40

The Clarkstown Parks Board and Recreation Commission in cooperation with Nicolette Mia brings you a night in the park while painting a 16&rdqu...

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Tykes Tuesday: Free Skate Session + Skate Rentals

  • Aug. 10, 2021, 12:30-2:30pm
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Palisades Center Ice Rink, Level Four, invites children 14 and younger to cool down and have some fun for free at the NHL-sized Palisades Cent...

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Summertime in Old New York

  • Aug. 11, 2021, 2pm
  • New City Library
  • Online
  • Teen, Adult
  • FREE

A breezy look at how the entertainment capital of the world passed the summer months before the arrival of air conditioning. 

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Town of Clarkstown Car Show

  • Aug. 12, 2021, 5:30-7:30pm
  • Congers Lake Memorial Park
  • 8 Gilchrest Road, Congers
  • All Ages
  • Free to attend;$10 per car

The Clarkstown Parks Board and Recreation Commission invites your "collectible" car to be judged for awards. "People's Choi...

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Movie in the Park - "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker"

  • Aug. 13, 2021, 8-10pm
  • Boulder Stadium
  • 3 Palisades Credit Union Park Drive, Pomona
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Bring a blanet and watch Star Wars under the Stars!

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Cape May Craft Beer, Music & Crab Festival

  • Aug. 14, 2021, 10am-6pm
  • 1048 Washington Street , Cape May
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free, prices vary for goods

Visit the beautiful grounds of the Emlen Physick Estate for an all-day festival featuring local and regional craft beers to wash down favorite summ...

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Tykes Tuesday: Free Round at Space Adventure Mini Golf

  • Aug. 17, 2021, 10-11am
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Space Adventure Mini Golf, Level One, invite children 12 and younger to play a free round of golf at Space Adventure Glow in the Dark Mini Gol...

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Twilight Farm Festival

  • Aug. 19, 2021, 5-8pm
  • City Green, Inc.
  • 171 Grove Street , Clifton
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Enjoy music, goats and chickens, and plenty of spaces for you to enjoy make this an event you won't want to miss!

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Nyack's Famous Street Fair

  • Aug. 22, 2021, 10am-5pm
  • Downtown Nyack
  • Main St. & Broadway, Nyack
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The whole family will have fun shopping at this unique street fair, plus all types of delicious festival foods.

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Tykes Tuesday: Free Demonstration by Nomad Kali and Combat Fitness

  • Aug. 24, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

Nomad Kali and Combat Fitness, Level One, East Court near H&M, invites children of all ages to have fun discovering martial arts in this f...

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Tykes Tuesday: Free Play at Good Game Lounge

  • Aug. 31, 2021, 11am-12pm
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Palisades Center's entertainment venues and community partners sponsors free weekly activities for kids! Good Game Lounge, Level One, invi...

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Mercer County 4‑H Fair

  • Jul. 31, 2021 - Aug. 01, 2021 , Saturday, 10am-8pm; Sunday, 10am-4pm
  • Howell Living History Farm
  • 70 Woodens Ln., Lambertville
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The fair includes animal shows and exhibits, homemade ice cream, hay rides, pony rides, music, magic shows, and farm tours.

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AirDotShow Live: New York International Air Show

  • Aug. 28, 2021 - Aug. 29, 2021 , 9am, gates open; 12-4pm, aerial show
  • Orange County Airport
  • 500 Dunn Road, Montgomery
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $29.50

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the New York Int’l Air Show, the end-of-summer destination of the AirDotShow Live Tour.  

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The Northern Trust

  • Aug. 18, 2021 - Aug. 22, 2021 , 9am-5pm
  • Liberty National Golf Course
  • 100 Caven Point Road, Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • $30-$65

After a year away, golf fans, sports fans and event seekers may be looking for the opportunity to make new (and safe) memories outside the home. Wh...

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2021 4-H & Agricultural Fair

  • Aug. 25, 2021 - Aug. 29, 2021 , Wednesday-Saturday, 10am-10pm; Sunday, 10am-5pm
  • Hunterdon County Fairgrounds
  • 1207 Route 179, Lambertville
  • All Ages
  • Admission is free; $17-$25 writsbands

Enjoy animals, great food, amazing entertainment, and a variety of displays make for great family fun!

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Ulster County Fair

  • Aug. 03, 2021 - Aug. 08, 2021 , Tuesday, 4-10pm; Wednesday-Thursday, 10am-10pm; Friday-Saturday, 10am-11pm; Sunday, 10am-8pm
  • Ulster County Fairgrounds
  • 249 Libertyville Road, New Paltz
  • All Ages
  • Pay-one-price admission: $50 per carload on Aug. 3; $17 per person Aug. 4-8

This family-fun tradition since 1886 features midway rides and games for all ages, live music and entertainment, truck and tractor pulls, horse sho...

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Middlesex County Fair

  • Aug. 02, 2021 - Aug. 08, 2021 , Monday-Friday, 5-11pm; Saturday, 11am-11pm; Sunday, 11am-10pm
  • Middlesex County Fair Grounds
  • 655 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick
  • All Ages
  • $10; $4 ages 3-12 and 65 and older; free for children younger than 2. Admission: $10; $4 ages 3-12 and 65 and older; free for children younger than 2. $25 ride bracelet special valid for day purchased, on Saturday bracelet is only valid until 4pm. $45 Mega Bracelet Multi-Day Pass- does not include admission. Single ride tickets are $1, $20 for 24 tickets, and $50 for 64 tickets.

Ride the rides, browse homemade goods, indulge in some traditional fair food and entertainment and more!

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83rd Annual Warren County Farmers' Fair

  • Jul. 31, 2021 - Aug. 07, 2021 , Monday-Friday, 3-10pm; Saturdays and Sunday, 12-10pm
  • Warren County Farmers
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • $9; $5 ages 6-12; free for children 5 and younger

Enjoy hot air balloon rides, eat cotton candy on a carnival midway, get down-and-dirty in a Mud Bog competition, and more at the 83rd Annual Warren County Farmers' Fair!

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Fright Fest Preview – Big Top Terror: Forgotten Carnival 3-D

  • Jul. 31, 2021 - Sep. 08, 2021 , Saturdays, 10am-10pm; Sundays-Fridays, 10am-9pm
  • Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson
  • All Ages
  • $5 plus Six Flags admission: $30.99-$79.99

Experience a taste of the thrilling return of Fright Fest!

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Kids Night Out

  • Jul. 24, 2021 - Aug. 07, 2021 , Saturdays, 6-8:30pm
  • Peace in Piermont
  • 458 Piermont Ave. , Piermont
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • $44

Drop your little love off for a night of fun! Weather permitting, kids�will adventure around Piermont, paint + craft, play board games, have a tale...

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Kaatsbaan Cultural Park Summer Festival 2021

  • Aug. 28, 2021 - Sep. 12, 2021 , Saturdays and Sundays, 12-9pm
  • Kaatsbaan Cultural Park
  • 120 Broadway, Tivoli
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Kaatsbaan Cultural Park will present its 2021 Summer Festival taking place both outdoors across its 153-acres in the Hudson Valley as well as ...

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Orange County Fair

  • Jul. 15, 2021 - Aug. 01, 2021 , Thursdays and Fridays, 4pm-11pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 12-11pm
  • Orange County Fair Speedway
  • 239 Wisner Ave. , Middletown
  • All Ages
  • Admission: $10; $7 seniors 65 and older and children 7-12; free admission for children 6 and younger. Rides: $30 unlimited rides, price per ride ticket starts at $1.50 each

Make it a day at the fiar and see one of the grandstand shows, taste some of the delicious fair food, or take a spin on one of their all new rides!

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Dino Safari

  • Jul. 16, 2021 - Aug. 08, 2021 , Wednesdays-Sundays, 10am-9pm
  • Westfield Garden State Plaza
  • One Garden State Plaza, Paramus
  • All Ages
  • $49.95 per reg. vehicle (up to 7 occupants); $59.95 per large vehicle up to 7ft wide x 9ft tall x 20ft long (8+ occupants)

Visit Arena STEM's kids amusement center for activities including drone flying, pen art, mechanics, robot building, race car building and more!...

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Orangetown Suffragist Exhibit

  • Sep. 10, 2020 - Dec. 28, 2021 , Tuesdays and Fridays, 10am-2pm; Sundays 1-4pm
  • Orangetown Historical Museum and Archives
  • 196 Chief Bill Harris Way, Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • FREE

The fight for American women to get the right to vote was fought on many fronts - including Orangetown. Learn about this fascinating movement ...

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Ramsey Farmers' Market

  • Aug. 01, 2021 - Nov. 28, 2021 , First Sunday of Each Month, 9am-2pm
  • Ramsey Farmers' Market
  • Erie Plaza train station 2 West Main St., Ramsey
  • All Ages
  • Admission and parking is free, prices vary for goods

Ramsey Farmers' Market open year round on Sundays! Double your pleasure on the first Sunday of each month (Sept-Nov) as the popular Vegan Corne...

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Peace in Piermont: Family Yoga

  • May. 22, 2021 - Sep. 25, 2021 , Saturday, 10-10:45am
  • Parelli Park
  • 545 Piermont Avenue , Piermont
  • All Ages
  • $22

Foster and deepen the connection you have with yourself and your loved one, exercise, and meet other local gems from our community.

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Artpark & Company presents SONIC TRAILS A Visionary Season of Free Site Reactive Audio Experiences

  • May. 15, 2021 - Sep. 30, 2021 , All Day
  • Earl W. Brydges Artpark State Park
  • Online
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Artpark & Company presents SONIC TRAILS, a visionary season of free site reactive audio experiences presented in a mobile app de...

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Joey G's Nyack Food Tours

  • Apr. 17, 2021 - Sep. 04, 2021 , Saturdays, 11:30am
  • CREATIVE ARTS WORKSHOP
  • 48 Burd St., Nyack
  • All Ages
  • $45

Enjoy tastes from local culinary landmarks, and learn about Nyack, its chefs, creatives, and entrepreneurs.

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