5 Favorite Things: August 9th - August 15th


Music Fridays @ Morris Museum

Friday, August 9th - Drop in from 1 - 2:30 pm

Join us for a hands-on exploration of different musical instruments through Touch the Music with Claudia Lemmerz.

Children of all ages welcome.

Members: FREE

Non-Members: $10 Adult $7 Child (includes Museum admission)

Visit the museum website for more information.

New Jersey Jackals 90’s Night

Yogi Berra Stadium, Montclair

Saturday, August 10th - 6 pm

Come celebrate everyone's favorite decade with the New Jersey Jackals as they host 90's Night while taking on the 2018 Can-am League Champion Sussex County Miners.

Break out the flannel shirts and  rock out to your favorite 90's grunge and rock hits performed live by Flannel Jam and to enjoy acoustic covers of Top 40 songs from Bill Ruddy.

The first 1,000 fans will receive a Jack the Jackal Bobblehead and don't forget to stick around after the game as spectacular fireworks ignite the sky above Yogi Berra Stadium. Gates open at 4:35 pm and first pitch is at 6:05 pm. 

All ages

Tickets: $12-$17

Visit the website for tickets & info.


Greenberg’s Great Train & Toy Show

Saturday, August 10th & Sunday, August 11th - 10 am - 4 pm

NJ Expo Center, Edison

All aboard the largest and long-running model train collectible toy show in the country. The show boasts huge operating model train displays.

Plus, check out hundreds of tables of trains and accessories for sale, free workshops and demonstrations, door prize giveaways, on-site train repairs, activities for kids and more.

Parking is free. Check the website for discounts. 

All ages

Prices range. Check the website for ticket information.


Museum of Early Trades & Crafts: Sweet Treats Camp

August 14th & 15th - 10 am - 2 pm

Bring your sweet tooth as we explore favorite sweet treats from the 19th century and today!  Join us as we make cookies cutters, try some simple baking, melt chocolate and more! This program is ideal for campers entering Grades 1 through 4. Registration is required for this event. Register here.

For more information check out the Summer Camps page here.


Monarch Magic

Thursday, August 15th - 10 - 11 am

Come on out to Liberty State Park and get up close and personal with the monarch butterfly. Visitors will learn all about the life cycle, feeding habits, and migration journey of this amazing little insect.

There will also be a story and a craft to make and take home.

The program will begin at the blue picnic tables located at the Green Park Picnic Area on Freedom Way, Jersey City. Please be sure to dress to be outdoors, and if it is a hot day, sunscreen and water are recommended.

This FREE program is recommended for ages 4 and up. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program. Visit the website for more information.