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Minecraft: The Exhibition

  • Feb. 18, 2022 - Sep. 05, 2022 , Wednesdays-Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • Liberty Science Center
  • 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • $8 plus admission: at the door: $29.99; $24.99 ages 2-12; an advance: $27.99; $22.99 ages 2-12

This massive exhibition celebrates creative expression, community crafting, and the quest to build a better world—both inside and outside the game.

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Bethel Woods Special Exhibit & Art Fair

  • Apr. 01, 2022 - Dec. 31, 2022 , 10am-5pm, daily
  • Museum at Bethel Woods
  • 200 Hurd Rd, Bethel
  • All Ages
  • $5

The Museum at Bethel Woods, located on the grounds of the 1969 Woodstock Music and Art Fair, is excited to announce the opening of its 2022 Special...

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Ramsey Farmers' Market

  • May. 01, 2022 - Nov. 27, 2022 , 9am-2pm
  • Ramsey Farmers' Market
  • Erie Plaza train station 2 West Main St., Ramsey
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Browse this non profit "pay it forward" farmers market that features over 50 local farmers and food purveyors.

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The Pigeon Comes to Jersey City!

  • May. 21, 2022 - Sep. 05, 2022 , Thursdays and Fridays, 10am-4pm; Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-5pm
  • Liberty Science Center
  • 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City
  • All Ages
  • Included with admission: $27.99; $22.99 ages 2-12; $29.99; $24.99 ages 2-12 when purchased in advance

Celebrate the art and characters author and illustrator, Mo Willems, with this hands on exhibit. 

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Tykes Tuesday Summer 2022

  • Jul. 05, 2022 - Aug. 30, 2022 , Tuesdays, 11am-12pm; Tuesday, July 19, 1-2pm
  • Palisades Center
  • 1000 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

Kids are invited to take part in fun weekly activities this summer- like cookie decorating, climbing, selfies, and more! Ages 11 and younger.

 

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Horizon Foundation Sounds of the City

  • Jul. 14, 2022 - Aug. 25, 2022 , Thursdays, 6pm
  • Chambers Plaza
  • 1 Center St., Newark
  • All Ages
  • FREE

This famous FREE outdoor concert series brings residents together every week in Chambers Plaza. It’s a dance party with a festival atmosphere...

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Six Flags Summer Vibes Festival

  • Jul. 14, 2022 - Aug. 14, 2022 , 10:30am-9pm, daily
  • Six Flags Great Adventure
  • 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson Township
  • All Ages
  • Tickets start at $44.99

Experience six colorfully themed areas filled with magic and wonder! 

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Game On @ the VILLAGE BRANCH

  • Aug. 02, 2022 - Sep. 27, 2022 , Tuesdays, 4-5pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
  • 85 Main Street, Haverstraw
  • Young elementary, Tween, Teen
  • FREE

For ages 7 and up. Game On at the Village - Play video games on the big screen, or other fun activities! No registration is required. A limite...

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Tales & Tunes in Spanish & English with Miss Yolanda

  • Aug. 02, 2022 - Aug. 16, 2022 , Tuesdays, 10:30-11am
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Branch
  • 10 West Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

For walkers under 36 mos. old and their adults. Stories, fingerplays, songs & bubbles! Registration begins June 21 for HKDPL district residents...

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Ulster County Fair

  • Aug. 02, 2022 - Aug. 07, 2022 , Tuesday, 4-10pm; Wednesday-Thursday, 10am-10pm; Friday-Saturday, 10am-11pm; Sunday, 10am-8pm
  • Ulster County Fairgrounds
  • 249 Libertyville Road, New Paltz
  • All Ages
  • Tuesday, $50 carload; Wednesday-Sunday, $20 at the gate and $18 online with free admission for children under 36 inches tall (rides not included). Free admission for ages 62 and older Wednesday-Thursday until 4pm

This family-fun tradition since 1886 features midway rides for all ages, interactive Cowboy Circus, racing pigs, a petting zoo, mini-circus, truck and tractor pulls, horse pulls, livestock and horse shows, "Ultimate Stilt Walker" Carrie McQueen, Wednesday night fireworks, Baby Contest, exhibits, demonstrations, favorite fair food, and concerts. 

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Music and Movement with Miss Fran

  • Aug. 04, 2022 - Aug. 11, 2022 , Thursdays, 6-6:30pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Branch
  • 10 West Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Baby, Pre-school & younger
  • FREE

For ages 0-5. Sing together with puppets, instruments, props, lots of movement, and even more laughter. Join Fran Roesmann and her guitar to sing, ...

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Children's SRC Finale @ the Main Library

  • Aug. 05, 2022 - Aug. 06, 2022 , Friday, 10:30am-5pm; Saturday, 10:30am-4pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Main Branch
  • 10 West Ramapo Road, Garnerville
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

The big finale for the Read to Me Club and the Summer Reading Challenge! Play Mini Golf!

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Children's SRC Finale @ the Village Branch

  • Aug. 05, 2022 - Aug. 06, 2022 , Friday, 10:30am-5pm; Saturday, 10:30am-4pm
  • Haverstraw King's Daughters Public Library, Village Branch
  • 85 Main Street, Haverstraw
  • Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
  • FREE

The big finale for the Read to Me Club and the Summer Reading Challenge! Play Mini Golf!

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Orangetown Pack the Park Summer Concert Series

  • Aug. 05, 2022, 7:45pm
  • Veteran's Memorial Park
  • 81 Hunt Rd. , Orangeburg
  • All Ages
  • FREE

Experience and come celebrate many of the Beatles' greatest hits and the music that helped shape the world in the 1960's. Great entertainment for folks of all ages.

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