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April 22 - April 27th

$5 off Spring Break Tickets at Sahara Sam's Water Park! 
535 N Route 73, West Berlin, NJ
Call 856-767-7580

School’s out for Spring Break. Splash, surf, and slide at Sahara Sam’s, where it is always 84 degrees and Sunny! 60 + thousand square feet of weather proof water park fun under a retractable roof system! Water slides, arcade systems, indoor surfing… so much fun! Visit us for your Spring Break getaway!

Want to save? Use the promo code FNJSB5 on full day tickets for dates between April 14th and April 27th to take $5 off your ticket price!

Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.saharasams.com/admissions and choosing the FULL DAY ticket.

Southern NJ

April 23rd

Kids Can Cook, Too!
Congress Hall, 200 Congress Pl., Cape May, NJ
Call 609-884-6583

Bring your little chef out to Congress Hall in Cape May, NJ so they can learn how to cook like the pros! Congress Hall's own Executive Chef Jeremy, Chef Dan and Pastry Chef Shante will teach the kids all of the tricks of the trade. First, kids will roll out their own pizza dough and choose their favorite toppings. Then, they'll make their own empanada and layer a fruit and yogurt trifle with granola. For dessert, they'' create their own cookie dough truffle with all of their favorite ingredients. Children and parents will get to enjoy the tasty treats in Congress Hall's Blue Pig Tavern. Reservations still available for April 23rd, book now by calling 609-884-6583.

Southern Shore Region NJ

April 24 - 25th

Simmons Wildlife Live Animal Show At LSC
Liberty Science Center, 222 Jersey City Blvd., Jersey City, NJ
Call 201-200-1000

Bring the family out to Liberty Science Center to see wildlife expert Andrew Simmons special presentation on predators. Come face-to-face with a 12-foot python, an American alligator, a monitor lizard, a golden eagle and several other creatures during Simmons' live animal shows. Shows take place on April 24 and 25 at 1:00pm & 2:00pm. Buy tickets in advance here.

Northern NJ

April 25 - 27th

True West By Sam Shepard
Waterfront South Theatre, 400 Jasper St., Camden, NJ
Call 856-409-0365

Join the South Camden Theatre Company as they close out their 9th season with Sam Shepard's contemporary, American drama True West. The dark comedy follows two estranged brothers, Austin and Lee, as they try to reconnect in their mother's home. The play features all of the tantrums, rage and love of a deep-rooted sibling rivalry. Buy tickets here.!

Southwest NJ

April 25 - May 4th

Cape May's Spring Festival
Cape May, NJ
Call 609-884-5404

Put the long, cold winter behind you and head down to Cape May, NJ for one of the largest spring celebrations in New Jersey. The 10-day celebration features everything from private homes tours, ghost tours and murder mystery dinners to vintage dance workshops, food and wine events, living history programs and so much more. Tickets for individual events can be purchased on their website.

Southern Shore Region NJ

April 26th

Centennial Ball & Fashionably Late Dance Party 
3 South Mountain Avenue, Montclair, NJ
973-746-5555

Montclair Art Museum events in New Jersey The Montclair Art Museum invites YOU to the party of the century! On April 26, the Museum will host our Centennial Ball, celebrating art through the decades. The evening will celebrate MAM past presidents, founders William T. Evans and Florence Rand Lang, and the leaders who have helped transform the Museum galleries over the past century. Enjoy cocktails, auctions, dinner, and so much more! Honorary art chairs will include Nick Cave, Willie Cole, and Kiki Smith.

The Cocktail Party begins at 6:30 p.m. followed by a dinner in the Grand Tent at 8 p.m. MAM will be ending the night with the Fashionably Late Dance Party going on from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. This is a party you won't want to miss! The event will be black tie optional and guests are encouraged to dress in fashions from their favorite decade.

For more information or to make a reservation, visit montclairartmuseum.org/celebrate100. Tickets for the Centennial Ball start at $500 dollars. Tickets to Fashionably Late are included with the Centennial Ball tickets, or can be purchased separately starting at $75.

Northern NJ

April 26th

Wine 101 at Alba Vineyard
269 Route 627, Milford, NJ
Call 908-995-7800

Learn everything about wine by one of the best in the business, Alba Vineyard's own John Altmaier. John is a national award-winner winemaker with over 30 years experience and he will teach you the entire wine making process at this 2-hour fun-filled class. Wine 101 will truly enhance your understanding of wine by tasting the wines themselves! The price is $25 per person for this 21 and over, which includes an etched Alba wine glass. To make your reservation please call 908-995-7800.

Northern NJ

April 26 - 27th

Lambertville Shad Festival
Bridge and Union Sts., Lambertville, NJ
Call 609-397-0055

Bring the family to Lambertville, NJ to celebrate the 33rd annual Shad Festival. The festival features over 80 of the area's finest artists and crafters, great food and family entertainment. The artists and crafters will bring their own handmade jewelry, ceramics, furniture, apparel, accessories, home decor and more! Children's activities include face painting, sand art and children's games and activities. There will also be hundreds of food vendors featuring everything from fried calamari to taco salads. Don't miss a weekend of outdoor family fun!

Central NJ

April 26 - 27th

Cape May Time Capsule: Travel Through Time Interactive Trolley Tour
Cape May, NJ
Call 609-884-5404

New for 2014 the Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts & Humanities features Cape May Time Capsule: Travel Through Time Interactive Trolley Tour. For the first time, experience Cape May's rich and unique history up close, through the eyes of those who lived it. Meet characters from the past who visited, lived and worked in Cape May as the trolley travels through town. The costumed historical interpreters bring to life Cape May's rich Victorian heritage. Purchase tickets online. !

Southern Shore Region NJ

April 26 - 27th

Fast Tracks And Food Trucks Festival
Six Flags Great Adventure, 1 Six Flags Blvd., Jackson, NJ
Call 732-928-2000

Calling all foodies! Head down to Six Flags where over 20 different food trucks will feature a wide variety of gourmet food. Seven different wineries from around New Jersey will also be there to showcase their award-winning wines. Festival is included with theme park admission.

Central NJ

April 27th

Serenade for Wildlife Benefit Concert
1 Winchester Ct., Tabernacle, NJ
Call 856-983-3329

Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge will host their annual Serenade for Wildlife Benefit Concert at Lord of Life Lutheran Church on April 27, starting at 3pm. Professional and student musicians will perform in an afternoon concert of light classical music, followed by a musicians reception and refreshments. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door, proceeds go to Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge.

Central NJ

April 27th

Dress Up Party for children with special needs
36 Church Street, Middletown, NJ
Call 732-706-4100

Bring the kids, ages 5 - 10, out to the Middletown Arts Center for a dress up and dance party for children with special needs. Let the kids break out their favorite costume or party attire for an afternoon of dancing and light refreshments. The dance party takes places from 2 - 4pm. $10 for children and $5 for adults.

Central NJ

April 27th

Brunch, Bingo & Lace
Inn of Cape May, 7 Ocean St., Cape May, NJ
Call 609-884-5404

Bring your girlfriends down to the Inn of Cape May for a morning of bingo and brunch. Compete for prizes and enjoy a fashion show, courtesy of Cape May's Lace Silhouettes and the Cotton Company. Event starts at 9:30am. Tickets are $25, which includes bingo, brunch and the fashion show.

Southern Shore Region NJ

April 27th

Day At The Fair
Grounds for Sculpture, 18 Fairgrounds Rd., Hamilton, NJ
Call 609-586-0616

Bring the family to the Grounds for Sculpture from 11am - 4pm for their annual Day At The Fair event. Grounds for Sculpture turns back the clock and transforms the park into a fun-filled fantasy fair! Experience unique reenactments of iconic cowgirl Annie Oakley and racecar driver Lucky Teter. Take part in a tile workshop based on their historic Muller Tiles. Learn about the horseracing industry during a lecture by Kenwood Companies. Get cozy with rabbits and at the petting zoo and enjoy fairground favorites like popcorn, salted peanuts and hot dogs all day long. All events are free with park admission.

Central NJ

April 27th

Monday Blues Jazz Orchestra
215 Uncle Pete's Rd., Hamilton Twp., NJ
Call 856-764-3106

Looking for a unique date night idea? Head down to the German American Society's Aurora Ballroom in Hamilton Township NJ for a night of live music performed by The Monday Blues Jazz Orchestra. Their musicians and vocalists will be performing original pieces for your enjoyment. Dinner packages are also available.

Central NJ

April 27th

Frogs! Hop To It For Earth Day
313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly, NJ
Call 201-568-6093

Celebrate Earth Day at the Tenafly Nature Center. Bring the kids, ages 5 and up, to learn all about amphibians and their important role in our wetlands ecosystems. After a short introduction, children and parents will meet several live frogs and a salamander. A short walk outside to find local species will complete this nature experience. The event takes place from 2 - 4 pm and pre-registration is required by calling 201-568-6093.

Northern NJ

April 27th

Daffodil Day
Reeves-Reed Arboretum, 165 Hobart Ave., Summit, NJ
Call 908-273-8787

Celebrate the arrival of spring at Reeves-Reed Arboretum during their annual Daffodil Day. The event features activities for the whole family including spring-themed games, nature crafts and a guided parade through the Daffodil Bowel. A professional photographer will be there to take family photos. Food and refreshments will be available at the Outdoor Green Market. Pre-registration not required.

Northern NJ

April 27th

Red Bank International Flavour Festival
White St. Parking Lot, 19 White St., Red Bank, NJ
Call 732-829-1104

Spend the day in Red Bank, NJ for their 3rd Annual Red Bank International Flavour Festival presented by the Asbury Park Press & Corona. This family-friendly NJ event is an outdoor celebration of International food, music, wine and beer! Sample a wide variety of international foods and dozens of different beers and wine. There will also be children's activities including face painters and games. Spend a beautiful spring afternoon in Red Bank, NJ.

Central NJ

April 27th

Adult Ceramics Workshop: Intro To Wheel Throwing
Montclair Art Museum, 3 S. Mountain Ave., Montclair, NJ
Call 973-746-5555

If you've ever wanted to learn the steps and techniques of wheel throwing, now is the perfect opportunity. The Montclair Art Museum is hosting an adult ceramics workshop that is perfect for beginners. Students will learn the steps and techniques of wheel throwing, including centering clay, throwing bowl and vase forms, trimming and more by instructor Steve Jaskowak. Once you've formed your piece, you can pick a glaze and return to pick it up in about 3 weeks. Register online or call.

Central NJ

April 27th

Adult Workshop: Flash Animation
Montclair Art Museum, 3 S. Mountain Ave., Montclair, NJ
Call 973-746-5555

Learn how to master flash animation at Montclair Art Museum. Students have the opportunity to create their own multimedia artwork using vector graphics and animation. You will learn to manipulate vector and raster graphics, as well as provide animation to text, drawings, and still images. Afterwards, you will get to view it online or distribute it on CD and DVD. The class is instructed by William Sweeny and takes place from 10am - 4pm. Register online or call.

Central NJ

April 28th

Light It Up Blue
110 Schanck Road, Freehold Township, NJ
Call 732-577-8200

On Monday, April 28, head down to iPlay America for their ‘Light It Up Blue’ event and Raise Funds for Autism Speaks. In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, iPlay America has partnered with Townsquare Media and Autism Speaks to offer a day of fun for families with autistic children. From 3 - 10pm, iPlay America will lower the music and shut off the flash/strobe lights to accommodate people with autism. iPlay America will hold a raffle for an iParty Plus package valued at $599. All raffle ticket proceeds will go to Autism Speaks. Representatives of Autism Speaks will have a table with information about autism and services available to families with autistic children in the area.

Central NJ

April 28 - May 4th

Montclair Film Festival
Montclair, NJ
Call 973-783-6433

The Montclair Film Festival will take place from April 28 - May 4 at various locations around Montclair NJ. Over the seven days and eight nights over 80 films will be showcased and over 100 special guests will make an appearance. The Montclair Film Festival showcases talented filmmakers from around the world, but with a special spotlight on New Jersey. Visit the website to see a schedule of events.

Northern NJ

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MAY 2014


May 2nd

SEAS Special Needs Evening at Sahara Sam's Water Park 
535 North Route 73, West Berlin, NJ
Call 856-767-7580

Special Needs Events at Sahara Sam’s Oasis provide fun, judgment-free evenings for individuals with special needs to enjoy with their family and friends. SEAS events are offered to the community at a significantly reduced rate and are designed with the unique challenges of special needs individuals in mind.

To provide a pleasant experience for our guests, we only sell a limited amount of tickets. This event will sell out. *Tickets for our Special Needs Evenings will be available to purchase closer to the next upcoming event – check back soon! Purchasing your tickets in advance means no waiting in line to check-in, simply bring your ticket and get your wristbands! You may also visit the park and purchase your wristbands any day before the event so you can walk right in!

Special Needs Events feature the following:
Quiet rooms availability should the fun become too much! Modified Lighting and Sound throughout the Park Lifeguard use of whistles sparingly Options to bring your own snacks for those special dietary needs or dine from our full-service café - ***Please note for the safety of all guests, peanut butter and nut products are not permitted. A relaxed dress code – be comfortable – tee shirts and shorts are OK! Plenty of seating throughout the water park Limited ticket sales for a pleasant experience. Opportunities to network with other families and make new friends! Popular water features like Snake Eyes Tube Slides and Tim-Buk-Tu Tree Fort or take a relaxing ride on the Congo Bongo Lazy River!

This event is $15 per person. Tickets can be purchased at www.saharasams.com/specialneeds.

Southwest NJ

May 2nd

Kings of Freestyle Cinco de Mayo Party 
110 Schanck Rd, Freehold Township, NJ
732-577-8200

cinco de mayo party at iPlay America NJ events iPlay America’s Event Center will host a celebration of Freestyle music featuring Coro, TKA, Noel, David Torres, Johnny O and The Vargas Brothers during a special Cinco de Mayo celebration May 2. These artists will come together to create an unforgettable evening of pop, rock, electronic, rap, and club dance music. Purchase tickets, starting at $30, at iPlayAmerica.com.

This show is for ages 21 and over.


Central NJ

May 2 - 4th

True West By Sam Shepard
Waterfront South Theatre, 400 Jasper St., Camden, NJ
Call 856-409-0365

Join the South Camden Theatre Company as they close out their 9th season with Sam Shepard's contemporary, American drama True West. The dark comedy follows two estranged brothers, Austin and Lee, as they try to reconnect in their mother's home. The play features all of the tantrums, rage and love of a deep-rooted sibling rivalry. Buy tickets here.!

Southwest NJ

May 3rd

Zendaya in Concert at iPlay America 
110 Schanck Rd, Freehold Township, NJ
Call 732-577-8200

Zendaya events in New Jersey Zendaya in Concert at iPlay America’s Event Center! You’ve seen her on the Disney Channel and on Dancing with the Stars. Now see multi-talented actress and singer, Zendaya, live performing her platinum hit single “Replay” at iPlay America’s Event Center on Saturday, May 3. Doors open at 5 p.m.

General admission tickets are $30 at iPlayAmerica.com.



Central NJ

May 4th

WWE Extreme Rules - 7:30 p.m.
IZOD Center, East Rutherford, NJ
201-935-3900

WWE Extreme Rules IZOD Center NJ upcoming events New Jersey goes Extreme! For the first time ever, Extreme Rules Pay Per View comes to the IZOD Center this May! See all of your favorite WWE Superstars including John Cena, Randy Orton, Daniel Bryan, Sheamus, Rey Mysterio, The Big Show, The Shield, The Wyatt Family AND THE RETURN OF BATISTA!

*Superstars subject to change.

Northern NJ

May 9 - 11th

True West By Sam Shepard
Waterfront South Theatre, 400 Jasper St., Camden, NJ
Call 856-409-0365

Join the South Camden Theatre Company as they close out their 9th season with Sam Shepard's contemporary, American drama True West. The dark comedy follows two estranged brothers, Austin and Lee, as they try to reconnect in their mother's home. The play features all of the tantrums, rage and love of a deep-rooted sibling rivalry. Buy tickets here.!

Southwest NJ

May 10th

Sussex Christian School's 3rd ANNUAL PRCA RODEO 
Sussex County Fairgrounds
973-903-3262

PRCA Rodeo NJ events Come on out for a family fun event! Gates open @ 2:30pm. We are excited to announce that the Sonrise Mountain Revival Bluegrass band will be performing from 3:30-5:30pm!! TWO events for the price of ONE TICKET! We have 7 PROFESSIONAL Rodeo eventsthat will start at 6pm. Other things to check out at the RODEO: FREE kids tent, Vendors, Mechanical Bull riding and LOTS OF FOOD. You can also meet Miss New Jersey Rodeo. ALSO….FREE PARKING!! Don't miss out on EARLY BIRD ticket pricing which is going on NOW! For more information and to purchase tickets go to www.sussexchristianschool.org and on the bottom of that page click on the RODEO link on the right side!

Northern NJ

May 10th

Grand Opening of Boardwalk Bounce!
900 Boardwalk, Ocean City, NJ
Call 609-385-0855

With our rock climbing walls, bounce houses and obstacle courses, families are guaranteed to have fun. Join us, in our 5,000 plus square foot, climate controlled facility any day of the week.

Our facility features a large viewing area with free internet access to all parents. While keeping track of your children, relax with our full service food and concessions. Boardwalk Bounce features the best entertainment for children from 2-12 years of age. An all exclusive Candy Playland for toddlers will keep the little ones safe, while the big kids can catch a wave at the 20 foot slide. Beach scenes will bring Ocean City's beauty inside...without the sand and hot sun!

Southern Shore Region NJ

May 15th

Parmalee at iPlay America’s Event Center 
110 Schanck Rd, Freehold Township, NJ
Call 732-577-8200

Parmalee upcoming NJ events Parmalee at iPlay America’s Event Center, playing their Top 40 Hit “Carolina” and other hits from their debut album “Feels Like Carolina.” Doors open at 7 p.m.

General admission tickets are $20 and VIP tickets are $45 (includes a meet and greet with the band and a $10 game card) at iPlayAmerica.com.




Central NJ

May 31st

Richard Nader’s 25th Anniversary All Star DooWop Concert - 7:00 p.m.
IZOD Center, East Rutherford, NJ
Call 201-935-3900

All Star DooWop Concert upcoming events in NJ Richard Nader’s 25th Anniversary All Star DooWop Concert is dedicated to the memory of Richard Nader and a celebration with artists who appeared on the first concert. Don't miss a night of music and memories at the IZOD Center on May 31, 2014!

Save $5 on select tickets! USE CODE: STARS

Starring:
The Belmonts “I Wonder Why”
Cleveland Still and The Dubs “Could This Be Magic”
Larry Chance & The Earls “Remember Then”
The Chantels “Look Into My Eyes”
The Capris “There’s a Moon Out Tonight”
The Duprees “You Belong To Me”
Jay and The Americans “Cara Mia”
The Mello-Kings “Tonight, Tonight”
Vito Balsamo former lead singer The Salutations “Gloria”
The Impalas "Sorry"
Tune Weavers "Happy, Happy Birthday Baby"

And Special Guests Tommy Mara and The Crests with a salute to Johnny Maestro.

*Acts subject to change.

Northern NJ

May 31st

SoleXchange Sneaker Convention 
110 Schanck Rd, Freehold Township, NJ
Call 732-577-8200

SoleXchange Sneaker Convention at iPlay America from 12 p.m.-5 p.m. Vendors, raffles, giveaways, live performances and sneaker battles will be part of the convention along with the traditional viewing and trading/ selling sneakers. Tickets start at $20.

Central NJ

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JUNE 2014


June 1st

Laurie Berkner Dance Party 
110 Schanck Rd, Freehold Township, NJ
Call 732-577-8200

Lauie berkner dance party nj events Laurie Berkner Dance Party at iPlay America’s Event Center! People Magazine calls her “The queen of children’s music.” Shows start at 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Tickets start at $27.50.

General admission and VIP tickets are available at iPlayAmerica.com.




Central NJ

June 8th

Fifth Harmony 
110 Schanck Rd, Freehold Township, NJ
Call 732-577-8200

Fifth Harmony upcoming events in New Jersey Fifth Harmony brings its Worst Kept Secret Tour to iPlay America’s Event Center. Doors open at 5 p.m. Formed during the second season of popular television show The X Factor, fans actually gave the group its name. The group’s album, “Better Together,” debuted at No. 6 on the Billboard 200 and their first single, “Miss Movin’ On,” debuted at No. 85 on the Billboard 100.


Central NJ

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