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Current and Recent Events & Activities Near Fair Lawn, NJ
May 10, 2019: The Adelphi Orchestra will perform works by Berlioz, Tchaikovsky, and Dvorak under the baton of Conductor Richard Owen. The program will showcase Bryan Chen, Adelphi Orchestra Competition winner! Free, by donation. River Dell Middle School Auditorium, 230 Woodland Ave, River Edge. 7:30pm. Visit their website for more information.
Camp COLEY Fun Day & Open house
April 27, 2019: Monopoly, Life, Clue & more! Come visit Camp COLEY to enjoy a day full of board games! There will be lots of great board game-themed activities for the children while parents enjoy a tour of the camp and Q&A session with Camp Director Karyn Landis. It’s always a great time. Sing songs, play games, enjoy a BBQ dinner, and have a laugh at our closing campfire. Only $5/person. Register now & spread the word. Mount Allamuchy Scout Reservation, 750 Waterloo Rd, Stanhope. 2-6pm. Visit their website for more information.
May 19, 2019: Taste it. Pair it. Crack it. Meet the animals that give it to us. Discover how it’s made the old-fashioned way. Live music & games. Presented by the Montclair History Center, Montclair Center Rutgers Cooperative 4-H Program. Behind the Montclair History Center’s Crane House & Historic YWCA, 110 Orange Rd, Montclair. Rain or shine. Pricing & early bird discounts available online. 2-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Art at the Esplanade Open-air Art Show
June 2, 2019: Discover fine artists and artisans at the juried arts & craft show. Shop directly from emerging and established artists at this open-air event for original paintings, pottery pieces, jewelry, sculpture and more. 11 Elm Rd, Mountain Lakes. 11am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Nutley Father’s Day Street Fair
June 16, 2019: Franklin Ave will be transformed into a pedestrian marketplace! Along the street fair site there will be a special “Crafters Corner” with exhibitors displaying their hand made works, festival foods, over 100 merchandise vendors, nonstop music & entertainment, face painting, temporary tattoos, sand art, pony rides, petting zoo, kiddie rides & climbing wall, games and much more! 300 Franklin Ave, Nutley. 10am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Glen Rock Street Fair & Craft Show
June 30, 2019: Artists, Crafters, Vendors, Delicious Food, Kids' Rides, Games, Live Bands, DJ, , Dance and Martial Arts Performances & much more for the Entire Family! Downtown Glen Rock, Glen Rock. 11am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Seasonal "Any Time" Activities Near Fair Lawn, NJ
Open Year Round: Campbell-Christie House is a sandstone center-hall 4 room house with a full cellar and full garret/attic capped with a gambrel roof. The house was moved from New Milford to River Edge in 1977 onto Bergen County Historical Society land. The house is opened for special events by the Bergen County Historical Society (BCHS). 1201 Main St, River Edge. Visit their website for more information.
Palisades Interstate Park: Palisades Boulder Field Trail
Year Round: This Alpine NJ hike is a 'best hikes' with children! This awesome hike begins from the highest point of the NJ Palisades and steeply descends 530 feet to the Hudson River. Part of the trail is an obstacle course through a sea of boulders and part of it is a series of stone steps leading downward. Although the hike is challenging, it's well worth it for the views! Dawn-dusk Visit their website for more information.
The Hermitage Museum in Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ
Open Wednesday-Sunday: The Hermitage, a National Historic Landmark and house museum, incorporates a stone house that was visited during the Revolutionary War by General George Washington. It was also the site of the marriage of Aaron Burr and Theodosia Prevost. Its picturesque Gothic Revival design dates to the 1847–48 renovation by the architect William H. Ranlett. Group tours are $7.00/person. 335 North Franklin Turnpike, Ho-Ho-Kus. Open Wednesday through Sunday with tours beginning at 1:15 pm. 2:15 pm and 3:15 pm. Visit their website for more information.
Archive of Some Past Events
Shanks Legacy Grand Opening
April 13, 2019: The story of the secret camp that processed 1.3 million troops en route to Europe and North Africa during WWII and how it changed Orangetown. Free. Orangetown Historical Museum & Archives, 196 Chief Bill Harris Way, (Formerly Blaisdell Rd), Orangeburg, NY. 2-4pm. Visit their website for more information.
Beethoven and Brahms
March 31, 2019: The Adelphi Orchestra, now in its 65th season of Music for All, with an emphasis on their long-standing young artist initiative. The orchestra will perform under the baton of Guest Conductor Jason Tramm. The program will showcase Oradell native piano prodigy Drew Petersen winner of the 2018 Avery Fisher Career Grant and the 2017 American Pianist Award in Brahms Piano Concerto no 1. Free. Pascack Valley Regional High School Auditorium, 200 Piermont, Hillsdale. 2pm. Visit their website at http://adelphiorchestra.org/event/beethoven-and-brahms/ for more information.
The Magic of Opera
March 10, 2019: Imagine a performance of all your favorite opera arias & choruses performed in a single concert! Ars Musica 80 voices, together with stellar vocal soloists from our Encore Young Artists Program, will take you on a dramatic, musical journey through the greatest opera excerpts. $30 adult / $25 seniors / Children 18 under free. West Side Presbyterian Church, 6 South Monroe St, Ridgewood. 4pm. Visit their website for more information.
Currents by Mayumana
March 2, 2019: If Blue Man Group and Stomp had a child, it just might be this innovative troupe that takes you on a breathless journey of sound and light, combining music, visual effects and skilled performers in constant movement in a one-of-a-kind experience. $29 - $69. Mayo Performing Arts Center, 100 South St, Morristown. 8-10pm. Visit their website for more information.
Eyewitness to African American History
February 17, 2019: Explore 200 years of Black history in Montclair and New Jersey through rare first-hand accounts, primary and secondary source documents.There will be many artifacts including census data, personal letters, oral histories, and mid-century Jet & Ebony magazines. These artifacts provide a springboard for discussion about race both in the past and in the present-day. Last tour begins at 3:30pm. Admission is $6/adult, $5/student/senior with ID, $4/child and under 2 is free. From 1-4 pm. Members free.Montclair History Center, 110 Orange Rd, Montclair. Visit their website for more information.
February 9, 2019: Community Options, Inc. invites runners, walkers, and rollers (baby strollers and wheelchairs) to help raise funds to make a difference in the lives of people with disabilities by participating in our annual Cupid’s Chase 5K. Because of you…we can make a difference! Cupid’s Chase raises both funds and awareness for Community Options’ mission of providing residential and employment services to individuals with disabilities. Registration opens at 8am. Race begins at 10 am. Glen Rock Municipal, Pool 390 Doremus Ave, Glen Rock. Visit their website for more information.
Sunday's Maple Sugaring
February 3 - March 24, 2019: Discover the history of syrup making and how technology has changed the way sap has been gathered over the centuries. Learn how to identify a maple tree. We'll check Tenafly Nature Center tapped tree and observe how sap is boiled down to make fresh maple syrup, a sweet treat for all to taste! Members - $5 / Non-Members - $10 Family Max - $15 / Family Max - $30. Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly. 1:30-2:30 pm on Sundays. Visit their website for more information.
"I Have a Dream" Story Time & Workshop
January 21, 2019: Celebrate the life & legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Listen to the story "Martin's Big Words" and then create a sign inspired by Dr. King's Vision. Pick up a timed ticket at the front desk. Free admission all day 10:00am - 5:00 pm. Sponsored by the Lois and Richard Nicotra Foundation and Stop & Shop. Staten Island Children's Museum, 1000 Richmond Ter, Staten Island. Free. Visit their website for more information.
Outdoor Sports Show
January 10-13, 2019: The annual Garden State Outdoor Sports Show has top seminars, attractions, and exhibits designed to speak to sportsmen and women of all ages with a focus on activities the whole family can enjoy. The event is presented in partnership with The New Jersey Department of Fish and Wildlife, The New Jersey Outdoor Alliance, United Bowhunters of New Jersey and The New Jersey State Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs. Returning Favorites: 3D Archery Tournament, Fishing & Hunting Seminars, Cooking Demos, Fly Casting Pond, World Famous Bass Tub, Dog Training Demos, Kayak Demonstrations, Kids Reel Competition. Additional Fees apply for some. The event also hosts The New Jersey Deer Classic presented by the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife (DFW). $10/person. NJ Expo Center, 97 Sunfield Ave, Edison. 1-5 pm. Visit their website for more information.
Traditions Fest 2019
January 5, 2019: The Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club brings the best in folk music to the Northeastern New Jersey area. Tickets are $20 and up. 8pm. The Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. Visit their website for more information.
Noon Year's Eve Party
December 31, 2018: Are you sick of not being able to stay up until midnight to see the ball drop on New Year’s Eve?! Then this party is for you! We will be celebrating with crafts, snacks, music & our very own countdown to noon! Online registration is required. For ages 0-9yrs. Johnson Public Library, 74 Main St, Hackensack. 11am. Visit their website for more information.
Hot Chocolate Hike Weekend
December 15-16, 2018: Take a break from the holiday rush & join a guided hike on the Arboretum's grounds. Discover who is in the forest as you look for signs of our woodland animal friends. When you're done, warm up in the historic Stone House with a cup of hot cocoa by the fireplace. Hike times: 11am, 1pm & 3pm. Please dress appropriately for an outdoor adventure! Price: $8/person. Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary, 324 Forest Dr. S., Short Hills. Visit their website at https://hartshornarboretum.org/?event=3rd-annual-hot-chocolate-hike-weekend-2&event_date=2018-12-15 for more information.
Town Hall Lighting & Caroling
December 4, 2018: This special Holiday event will feature the caroling of the Fair Lawn Girl Scouts & Boy Scouts. Santa Claus will arrive at the Municipal Building to help with the official lighting of the building. All children will be able to see Santa & will receive candy canes. In case of inclement weather, Santa will be inside the building at 7pm. Free refreshments. Fair Lawn Municipal Building, 8-01 Fair Lawn Ave, Fair Lawn. Visit their website for more information.
Ramsey Farmers Market
December 2 - March 31, 2019: The Indoor Market is open! Shop for food and sundries every Sunday. You'll find goods from Aunt Vicky's Bickys to Woods Edge Wool Farm. Eric Smith School, 2 Monroe St, Ramsey. 10 am-2 pm. Visit their website for more information.
Hip Hop Dance
Thursdays: Hip-hop music gets everyone moving in this high energy dance class! Freestyling creativity is encouraged for students of all levels & abilities ages 8-18. Please wear comfortable clothes and sneakers. This class is presented by the Center for Modern Dance Education. Free. Johnson Public Library, 274 Main St, Hackensack. 3:45-4:30 pm. Visit their website for more information.
Thanksgiving Craft Show
November 25, 2018: Shop for the holidays! Just some of the items available will be stained & painted glass, cutting boards, pepper mills & bowls, fiber, florals, lighted wood holiday trees, pottery, ceramics, jewelry, apparel, chocolates, children's items, totes, hand knits & much more. Admission is $3. Paramus High School, 99 East Century Rd, Paramus. 10am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Open Cockpit Weekend
November 10-11, 2018: Check out the cockpits of some extraordinary aircraft including a rare Lockheed bush plane, “M*A*S*H” Bell-47 helicopter, the world’s last remaining Martin 202 airliner, a TWA Convair 880 jetliner circa 1959 & sit in the cab of an airport fire truck. Adults $12, children/seniors $9. Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of New Jersey, 400 Fred Wehran Dr, Teterboro. 10am-4pm. Visit their website for more information.
October 27, 2018: This event has the luxury of using the spacious & tree lined area around beautiful Memorial Park. Children & adults are asked to assemble at the Memorial Pool Lot at 10am. The parade continues down the Avenue of the Heroes & around Memorial Pool to the main concession stand. All participants receive a full size Halloween treat bag with treats already inside. Costume prizes will be awarded. In case of rain the parade will be held inside the Memorial Middle School. Memorial Park, Of Heroes Ave, Fair Lawn. 10am-12noon. Visit their website for more information.
Fair Lawn Street Fair & Craft Show
October 21, 2018: This is a family friendly event! There will be artists, crafters, vendors, food, rides, live music & more. Free admission. Downtown Fair Lawn. 11am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Tenafly Street Fair & Craft Show
October 20, 2018: See the over of more than 200 artists, crafters and vendors. Free admission and parking. There will also be food from local restaurants and plenty of kids activities. Downtown Tenafly. 11am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Saddle Brook Street Fair
October 7, 2018: Market St will be transformed into a giant town block party! There will be merchandise & craft vendors, kiddie rides, pony rides, clown, great food, local merchants and civic groups & live music. Enjoy pizza, chicken fingers, empanadas, Callahan's hot dogs, zeppoles, sausage & peppers, popcorn, cotton candy, shish-kabob, kettle corn, and more. 215 Market St, Saddle Brook. 10am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
FireWatch Festival - Veteran & Military Appreciation Community Event
September 22, 2018: Fire Watch Festival is a community celebration of our Veterans & Military. A Veteran fair, a concert, a car & motorcycle show, activities for kids, free raffle prizes for Veterans & Military & more. The event is a community event & is not just for Veterans & Military. It is a celebration of the men & women who have served this great country. Memorial Middle School, 12-00 1st St, Fair Lawn. Visit their website at https://onehac.wixsite.com/firewatchfestival for more information.
Riverdale's Annual Labor Day Street Fair
September 3, 2018: The Street Fair will have arts & crafts, merchandise & food plus Kids Traveling Shindig! Enjoy rides, ponies, games, petting zoo, crafts, face painting & more. See website for complete schedule of events, flea market & collectible shows. 91 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Riverdale. 10am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
7th Annual Classic Car Show
August 19, 2018: Hawthorne Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the 7th Annual Classic Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show! Free, Fun Event for the Whole Family. Free Registration begins at 8:30 am. Trophies. DJ Music. Food. Hawthorne Farmers' Market, Grand Ave, behind the library, Hawthorne. 9am-2pm. Visit their website for more information.
August 4, 2018: Racing's Greatest Day! An epic sporting event, free outdoor concert, rides & games, plus great giveaways! Hambo Pony appearances, selfie stations, free t-shirts, kids coloring books, free pony rides, face painters & more. There'll be live music noon-4pm. Admission: $5. Gates open 10am - First race: 12 noon. Meadowlands Racetrack, 1 Racetrack Dr, East Rutherford. 10:30am-6pm. Visit their website for more information.
Msgr Owens Flea Market & Collectible Show
July 21, 2018: There will be 50+ tables displaying an array of quality merchandise such as handbags, crafts, sports collectibles, clothing, jewelry, gift items, perfumes, antiques & collectibles, garage/tag sale items and so much more all at bargain prices! Fundraiser for Nutley High Hockey League Booster Club. 44 Park Ave, Nutley. 9am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
Twilight Farm Fest
Thursdays: Enjoy live music, lawn games & free kids' activities! There will also be a farm stand. BYO picnic. The City Green Farm Eco-Center, 171 Grove St, Clifton. 6-8pm. Visit their website for more information.
Vintage Baseball at New Bridge
July 7, 2018: The Bergen County Historical Society hosts the Flemington Neshanock vs. the NY Mutuals. Experience the crack of wood against leather, the cheers & jeers of the crowd & baseball the way great-grandpa saw it, when these reenactor teams play with 19th century rules, equipment & uniforms in an open field! $10 adults, $5 students, BCHS members free. Historic New Bridge Landing, 1201 Main St, River Edge. 11am-1pm. Visit their website for more information.
Nutley Father's Day Street Fair
June 17, 2018: Franklin Ave will be transformed into a pedestrian marketplace! There'll be a special 'Crafters Corner' with exhibitors displaying their hand made works, festival foods, over 100 merchandise vendors, nonstop music & entertainment, face painting, temporary tattoos, sand art, pony rides, petting zoo, kiddie rides & climbing wall, games & much more. Sponsored by Nutley High Hockey League Booster Club. 300 Franklin Ave, Nutley. 10am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
June 2, 2018: Join City Green for our 3rd Strawberry Festival! Music, food, kids' games, activities & lots of strawberry fun for all! The City Green Farm Eco-Center, 171 Grove St, Clifton. 10am-2pm. Visit their website for more information.
Woodland Park Memorial Day Street Fair & Parade
May 28, 2018: This is a fundraiser for Woodland Park Recreation! Arts & crafts, merchandise & food plus 'Kids Traveling Shindig' with rides, ponies, games, petting zoo, crafts, face painting and more. 1150 McBride Ave, Woodland Park. 11am-6pm. Visit their website for more information.
8th ANNUAL NW BERGEN HISTORY DAY! How Immigration & the Railroad Shaped Our Towns
April 28, 2018: The towns in NW Bergen County were settled in the 18th century by immigrants from countries in Europe and Africa. Today, we have immigrants from all over the world. Come see how they impacted the towns where they settled and how they enrich us today. $15 day-of-event; $10 advance sale. Children under 12 are FREE & will receive a Special Fun Ticket! The Mahwah Museum, 201 Franklin Tpke., Mahwah. 10am-4pm. Visit their website for more information.
St. Patrick's Day Drop-In Storytime
March 17, 2018: Join us in celebrating St. Patrick's Day with Irish stories and a visit from Ridgewood Irish Dancers. Ridgewood Public Library 125 North Maple Ave., Ridgewood. 10:30-11am. Visit their website for more information.
A Taste of Our Town
February 26, 2018: Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce presents a Celebration of Great Food! Sample offerings from Fair Lawn’s finest restaurants. Net proceeds to benefit Fair Lawn Department Health & Human Services Food Pantry. 6-8pm. Call for more info.
Back to Bach
January 21, 2018: At the Ridgewood Public Library student musicians will wow you with their musical talent and leave you wanting to learn more! 2-3pm. All ages welcome. 125 North Maple Ave., Ridgewood. Visit their website for more information.
Movie & Popcorn For the Troops
January 19, 2018: Celebrate National Popcorn Day with us with a viewing of Spider-man Homecoming (2017, PG-13, 2h 13m). The price of admission & snacks: ONE DVD donation for soldiers (DVDs4VETS). We will accept new or lightly used DVDs. No registration required. There will be a collection box at the door. NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED. 3:30pm. Ridgewood Public Library 125 North Maple Ave., Ridgewood. Visit their website for more information.
Community Menorah Lighting
December 18, 2017: Everyone welcome to join the honorable Mayor John Cosgrove and Council members for the lighting of the menorah in front of Fair Lawn Municipal Building, 8-01 Fair Lawn Ave. Fresh donuts, treats, music, and Chanukah gelt for all! 7:00 pm.
A Holiday Spectacular
December 1, 2017: The Fair Lawn Community Center presents “A Holiday Spectacular” by the North Jersey Concert Band! Please join us as we perform a variety of Christmas and Hanukkah selections from traditional to contemporary, classical to pop and music compilations from around the world. 8pm. All tickets: $10. Located at 10-10 20th St., Fair Lawn. Visit their website for more information.
Holiday Lights Spectacular at Turtle Back Zoo
November 17th - January 3: Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo! There will be sparkling lights on over 50 winter and animal characters. Different themed activities featured each December weekend makes visiting extra exciting! Friday, Saturday, Sunday: Nov 17 – Dec 10; Every Night: Dec 11 – Jan 2, 2018. Closed: December 24 & 25. 5-9pm. Free Admission. Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats. Located at 560 Northfield Ave., West Orange. Visit their website for more information.
Free Pool Party
November 11, 2017: At the Wyckoff Family YMCA we've scheduled a blast for you and your family to make a splash! Check their website for times. 691 Wyckoff Ave., Wyckoff. Visit their website for more information.
7th Annual Holiday Marketplace
Nov 3rd & 4th: Kick off your holiday shopping at the Y’s annual marketplace. Over 40 vendors, free admission. All proceeds support Wyckoff Y Cares. Nov 3, 4-8pm; Nov 4, 9am-3pm. 691 Wyckoff Ave., Wyckoff. Visit their website for more information.
Monster Mash Family Event in Wykoff
October 24, 2017: The Wyckoff Family YMCA is holding a Monster Mash Family Event from 6:30-8:00 pm. Come in costume and enjoy a night of dancing, treats, games, and costume contests for the whole family. Admission is $25 per family. To purchase tickets and for more information, visit their website. Visit their website for more information.
October 15, 2017: The annual Fall Festival at Rutgers Gardens is a day for Children! Spend the afternoon outside discovering the Gardens on a scavenger hunt, visiting the animals, painting pumpkins, playing games and using natural materials from the gardens to create crafts from 12-4pm. Located at 112 Ryders Ln., New Brunswick, NJ. Visit their websiteor Call 732-932-8451 for more information.
Harvest Festival & The Legend of Sleepy Hollow at The Lambert Castle
October 14, 2017: Usher in the Autumn with history, food, and fun fall activities on the lawn at Lambert Castle from 3-6pm! At 5:30 pm we'll read a version of Washington Irving’s classic story and sing some Halloween songs. You might even have a chance to meet the Headless Horseman in person! Bring your own blankets or lawn chairs. For children age 3-12 years. Presented with the Passaic County Historical Society. Donations always welcome! Located at 3 Valley Rd., Patterson. Visit their website for more information.
All Seasons Chambers Players Concert
October 8, November 5, December 10: Now in its 37th season, the All Seasons Chambers Players is a leading chamber music ensemble in the New York - New Jersey metropolitan area. The ensemble performs music from the baroque to contemporary periods in mixed ensembles using flute, violin, cello, harpsichord and piano. Oct 8, Nov 5, Dec 10th performance is a FRENCH CARNIVAL: Loeillet Sonata in B minor; Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals; Faure Fantasie for Flute; Franck Sonata for Violin and Piano in A minor. Meet-The-Artists Reception. Central Unitarian Church 156 Forest Ave., Paramus. 3:30-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
First Friday BoOnton Ghost Walk
October 6, 2017: The BoOonton Ghost Walk is more than just a ghost-tour! You will hear about forgotten history, Civil War lore, mysterious legends, and of course, ghostly tales! Take a 90 minute guided tour through Boonton Main Street and surrounding area. Tickets will be available online or at the BMS office. 5-9pm Visit their website for more information.
Joey's Fund 3rd Annual Charity Car Show
September 23, 2017: This show will be featuring classic cars, a DJ, trophies for competitors, door prizes, 50/50s and raffles for awesome gifts! Food trucks and vendors and fun games! All proceeds are donated to St. Joseph's Hospital to help families with children who have life threatening illnesses. St. Mary's Church 20 Legion Place, Closter 11am-4pm. Visit their website for more information.
Hackensack Movies Under the Stars
September 1, 2017: The city of Hackensack Dept of Cultural Affairs presents a free movie in Atlantic Street Park on Fridays until Sept 1st. To Kill a Mockingbird begins at 8pm. Warren and Atlantic, Hackensack. Visit their website for more information.
World Elephant Day at the Bergen County Zoo
August 12, 2017: Celebrate one of the world's most beloved and most endangered animals at the Bergen County Zoo's World Elephant Day! Bring your favorite toy elephant to the zoo for a full day of elephant fun. There will be keeper chats, story time, crafts & more! 216 Forest Ave Paramus 11am-3pm Visit their website for more information.
National Night Out & Family Fun Night
August 1, 2017: From 7-9pm at the Memorial Park/Pool.
Summer Concert Series in the Park
July 9, 2017: Jersey Sound - Oldies, Classic Rock, Motown, R&B, British Invasion & Pop! Bring your blanket or lawn chair! 8-10pm at the Memorial Park/Pool. In case of rain the concert will be held at Fair Lawn High School.
Father's Day Nature Walk
June 18, 2017: Celebrate Father’s Day with a guided walk outdoors. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just hoping to spend some quality time with Dad, a family walk is the perfect activity to celebrate this special family day. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No strollers please. In case of inclement weather, the program will be cancelled. Members & Fathers: $3, Non-members: $6, Children 2 & under: Free. tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave, Tenafly. 1-3pm. Visit their website for more information.
Summer Music Festival
June 9th-August 20th: Join us every Sunday for free concerts at Memorial Park! Now in its 57th year, this concert series runs every Sunday evening at 8pm from July 9th until August 20th. Bring your own outdoor chair, and plan on arriving early. Outdoor seating is first-come, first served. In case of inclement weather, this event will be held at Fair Lawn High School. Free Admission. Fair Lawn Memorial Park, 1st St. at Avenue of Heroes, Fair Lawn. 8pm. Visit their website for more information.
Go the Distance for Autism Cycling Event in Paramus
June 4, 2017: Go the Distance for Autism, North Jersey's largest charity cycling event. All Levels of Cycling Ability - The event is for all levels of cycling ability and provides a safe and family friendly atmosphere where individuals with autism can participate as equally as those without. With four scenic and fully supported routes to choose from - 3, 10, 25 and 62.5 miles – you're sure to find a distance that’s right for you. - Family Fun Festival - After the ride, all participants are invited to a Family Fun Festival with food, music, games, inflatables, activities and more. Bring your friends and family to the festival – all are welcome! Go the Distance for Autism bands five northern New Jersey organizations together to raise funds for a common mission - to provide educational and treatment programs for children and adults with autism. Alpine Learning Group, The EPIC School, Garden Academy, Institute for Educational Achievement and REED Academy are working together to change the future for those who struggle with autism, spread much needed awareness, and directly impact the lives of children and their families living with autism every day. Bergen Community College, 400 Paramus Road, Paramus. Visit their website for more information.
“Patience” presented by Ridgewood Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company
June 2, 2017: "Patience" or "Bunthorne's Bride", is a comic opera in two acts with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W.S. Gilbert. The opera is a satire on the aesthetic movement of the 1870s and '80s in England and, more broadly, on fads, superficiality, vanity, hypocrisy and pretentiousness; it also satirizes romantic love, rural simplicity and military bluster. George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. 7:30pm. Visit their website for more information.
Farm Tour Hayrides in Medford
May 22, 2017: This farm experience is designed to invigorate your senses with the beauty of the fields in the springtime. Hayrides will tour the farm to view the farm activities, budding trees, and sprouting plants. Picking of spinach and radishes will be available depending on supply and spring weather. Cost is $4.50/per person. Johnson’s Corner Farm, 133 Church Rd., Medford. Through May 22, 2017 - Mon. - Fri. at 11:00, 12:00 and 1:00, Sat. and Sun. at 10:00 AM and 4:00 PM. Visit their website for more information.
May 20, 2017: Join Bergen County Parks and Hackensack Riverkeeper as we celebrate the beauty of our Earth, the importance of clean water, and a healthy environment at the 4th Annual Bergen County Parks EarthFest Overpeck. Check out Teaneck Creek's Table at the event and find other great 'green' resources. Free Admission. Overpeck County Park, 40 Fort Lee Rd., Leonia. Noon-4pm. Visit their website for more information.
19th Annual Buffalo Watch
May 13, 2017: 19th annual Buffalo Watch fundraiser benefits the local rescue squad in Readington. New vendors and entertainment always being added. Fun, affordable time for the entire family, right in the heart of Readington. Readington River Buffalo Farm, 937 County Road 523, Flemington. 9am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
“Doubt: A Parable” presented by Skyline Theatre Company
May 5th-7th: A gripping story of suspicion cast on a priest’s behavior that is less about scandal than about fascinatingly nuanced questions of moral certainty. This psychological drama challenges audiences to consider whether or not a charismatic Catholic priest crosses the line with the school’s first African-American student. An eloquent and provocative investigation of truth and consequences. George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. May 5-7, 2017 - Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 PM and Sunday matinee at 2:00 PM . Visit their website for more information.
Healthy Mind, Hopeful Future: Dinner and Fashion Show Benefit for West Bergen Mental Healthcare
April 25, 2017: The Allendale Woman's Club will be holding a benefit dinner and fashion show to benefit West Bergen Mental Healthcare. Tickets: $80 per person. 6:30 PM Cocktails and Basket Viewing, 8:00 PM Dinner and Fashion Show by Fig Leaf of Maywood. Seasons, 644 Pascack Road, Washington Township. Visit their website for more information.
2017 Tenafly Spring Street Fair
April 22nd-23rd: This popular Bergen County springtime tradition features hundreds of artists, crafters, vendors, food, family fun and more. The Tenafly Spring Street Fair is sponsored by the Tenafly Chamber of Commerce. The main fair staging area is on Piermont Road (between Hillside Avenue and County Road) in Tenafly. 11am-5pm. Visit their website for more information.
“13” presented by Old Library Theatre
April 20th-23rd: “13” is an original musical with music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown and book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn. Following a move from New York City to small-town Indiana, young Evan Goldman grapples with his parent’s divorce, prepares for his impending Bar Mitzvah, and navigates the complicated social circles of a new school. George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, April 20-23, 2017 at 7:00 PM and Sunday matinee at 2:00 PM. Visit their website for more information.
Ridgewood Chamber of Commerce Easter In the Park Celebration
April 15, 2017: This year's event will feature an Easter egg hunt, DJ music, art and painting, games, treats and of course an opportunity to meet with the Easter Bunny! Ridgewood shops and restaurants will also be be joining in on the fun. Memorial Park at Van Neste Square, East Ridgewood Avenue and Oak Street, Ridgewood. 11am-2pm. Visit their website for more information.
Handel’s Messiah Parts II and III
April 9, 2017: There’s no need to travel to New York City to enjoy a performance of George F. Handel’s Messiah (Parts II and III), a classical music high point of the Easter season. You can simply travel to West Side Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood, where the Oratorio Choir and Orchestra (directed by Deborah Holden-Holloway) Part II focuses on the death and resurrection of Jesus, ending with the glorious “Hallelujah Chorus.” Part III features some of the most uplifting and triumphant music of the Messiah, including “I Know That My Redeemer Lives,” “The Trumpet Shall Sound” and the culminating chorus, “Worthy is the Lamb.”. Tickets are not required, but early arrival is suggested. A free-will offering will be received. West Side Presbyterian Church, Varian Fry Way, 6 South Monroe Street in Ridgewood. 3pm Visit their website for more information.
Bergen County New Jersey Bridal Show at The Fiesta in Wood-Ridge
February 28, 2017: Bridal shows are full of door prizes, gifts, and discounts for everyone in attendance. Couples can even win a honeymoon! The Fiesta, 255 Route 17 South, Wood-Ridge. 7-10pm. Visit their website for more information.
“A Taste of Our Town” - Fair Lawn Chamber of Commerce presents a Celebration of Great Food
February 27, 2017: Sample offerings from Fair Lawn’s finest restaurants. Net proceeds to benefit Fair Lawn Department Health & Human Services Food Pantry. Reservations recommended. The Fair Lawn Community Center/George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. 6-8pm. Visit their website for more information.
“Amadeus” presented by Old Library Theatre
February 24th-26th: This provocative work, by playwright Peter Shaffer, weaves this confrontation between mediocrity and genius into a tale of breathtaking dramatic power. On the one hand there is Antonio Salieri, an established composer in the court of the Austrian Emperor Josef. On the other, the greatest musical genius of all time: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, a foul-mouthed, graceless oaf who has that which is beyond Salieri's envious grasp: Genius. The Fair Lawn Community Center/George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 pm. Sunday matinee at 2:00 pm. Visit their website for more information.
Adelphi Chamber Ensemble at the Mahwah Library
February 19, 2017: The Adelphi Chamber Orchestra is the oldest chamber orchestra in Bergen County and Northern New Jersey. It has lived up to its statement of purpose “to foster good music” from its first concert performed for the public on May 23, 1953. Members of the orchestra have formed an ensemble to perform chamber pieces for the public. The concert is FREE and no tickets are necessary. Seats are on a “first come” basis. Mahwah Public Library, 100 Ridge Road, Mahwah. 2-4pm. Visit their website for more information.
Dance Designs - Cabaret of Solos and Duets at the Fair Lawn Community Center/George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation
February 12, 2017: Dance Design Studios offers up their winter dance recital in a cabaret format for your enjoyment. The Fair Lawn Community Center/George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. Visit their website for more information.
Tribute to Frank Sinatra with the Tony DeMeo Orchestra at the Mahwah Library
February 5, 2017: The Tony DeMeo Orchestra featuring Tony DeMeo is a 17-piece jazz Big Band dedicated to recreating the music of Frank Sinatra playing the music from the Great American Song Book. Free. Seats are on a “first come” basis. Mahwah Public Library, 100 Ridge Road, Mahwah. 2-4pm. Visit their website for more information.
Guided Walking Tours of the Meadowlands District
February 5, 2017: The Bergen County Audubon Society offers year-round, free, guided nature walks on the 1st Sunday and 3rd Tuesday of each month. The family-friendly walks take place through the parks and natural areas of the Meadowlands District. Guides do bring spotting scopes, but you are also encouraged to bring your own binoculars to get an up-close look at the birds and wildlife. Dress according to the weather. This is a free activity. 1 Dekorte Park Plaza, Lyndhurst, Bergen County. 10am-noon. Visit their website at http://www.njsea.com/njmc/nature/pontoon-cruises.html for more information.
Fair Lawn Rotary sponsored Geography Bee Finals
January 25, 2017: Rotary Club if Fair Lawn is teaming up with the Fair Lawn Middle Schools in bringing this exciting educational program to Fair Lawn! George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th St, Fair Lawn. 6:30pm. Visit their website for more information.
Old Library Theatre presents: The 6th Annual One Act Play Festival
January 20th-22nd: Come enjoy an evening or two of fine local acting talent. George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, 10-10 20th St, Fair Lawn. Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 pm, Sunday matinee at 2:00 pm. Visit their website for more information.
“One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” in Fair Lawn, NJ
January 13th-15th: This gripping classic of the 1960s, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" questions not only the definitions of mental illness and humane treatment, but the perennial theme of man vs. authority. Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn. Friday and Saturday, January 13th and 14th, 2017 at 8:00 pm, Sunday, January 15th, 2017 will be a matinee at 3:00 pm. Visit their website for more information.
with a Clinical Assessment
The Counseling Center at Fair Lawn is an outpatient treatment center for adults and adolescents. The Counseling Center is licensed by the State of New Jersey to provide a full spectrum of mental health and addiction services, for dual diagnosis, addiction, and co-occurring disorders associated with substance abuse.
Clinical mental health assessments, psychiatric evaluations, and individual, family and group psychotherapy are available for Adults & adolescents age 15 and older. Pharmacotherapy is available as appropriate.
Substance abuse treatment services include assessments, urine drug screening (UDS), psychiatric evaluations, adult Intensive Outpatient (IOP) groups, outpatient counseling, and adolescent individual & family counseling, as well as clinically appropriate pharmacotherapy.
Eligibility for all programs is based on a clinical assessment. Now offering Saturday assessments!