5 Favorite Things In and Around Madison, NJ: April 21 - April 27

So much to do this week! It kicks off with baseball and Earth Day!!


Little League Kick Off

Play Ball! Saturday, April 22nd is the Official Opening Day for Madison Little League. So many fun events for the kids in town.

8 am - Annual Pancake Breakfast at the Madison Elk’s Club, 192 Main Street

12 pm - Annual Parade starts at the Hartley Dodge Memorial Building and runs through Downtown Madison, NJ to Dodge Field where the Opening Day Ceremonies will be held

1 - 5 pm - FREE ice cream at McCool's for Little Leaguers in uniform

8 am - 5 pm - MHS Gym - Pictures

Party for the Planet @ The Turtle Back Zoo

Saturday, April 22 from 11 am - 2 pm

Head to the zoo for this Earth Day Celebration. Festivities include animal talks and entertainment to help young and old connect with the natural world. The Montclair Art Museum Art Truck adds to the fun as zoo-goers can make creative crafts out of recycled materials. (I LOVE THE MONTCLAIR ART TRUCK, by the way!!)

New this year is a Children’s Music Festival on the zoo's amphitheater stage. Shows start at 11am,11:35am, 12:10pm, 12:45pm and 1:20pm.

Free with admission


Jersey City Earth Day Celebration

Saturday, April 22, 11 am - 4 pm

Liberty State Park

Liberty State Park is the place to be this weekend for food, a fun run, Kid's Kingdom and a family-friendly fair.


Cook Like a Cowboy @ Kings Food Markets

Saturday, April 22, 11 am - 2 pm

For kids and parents together

Moms or Dads and their children will prepare Grilled Skirt Steak with Spicy Salsa, Franciscos y Frijoles (spicy Black Beans with Chorizo), Grilled Corn with Spicy Butter, Hobo Pack Potatoes, Cinnamon Chips with Sautéed Apples. YUM!

$65 per pair


Mommy & Me Yoga @ The Madison Public Library

Monday, April 24 @ 10:30 am

Travel underwater, visit the circus, fly high up in the sky, and see where else we can travel in yoga storytime with Miss Tracy! Each session will be a new adventure with a story and yoga poses to go along with it.


Registration Required


And there's so much more going on at our public library. Check their website for lots more programs for the little ones.