5 Favorite Things: February 22nd - February 28th

The weather may be iffy, but the family fun is spot on! Enjoy these family activities this week to keep the kids smiling and toes tapping!


Rosie Revere Engineer

Paper Mill Playhouse

Saturday, February 23rd - 10 am

Bring the family to this fun new musical based on the books Rosie Revere, Engineer, Iggy Peck, Architect and Ada twist Scientist by Andrea Beaty.

The stories spotlight the STEM curriculum (focusing on science, technology, engineering and math).

Ages 5+

Tickets: $15

Visit their website for tickets and more information.


All Aboard @ Liberty State Park CRRNJ

Saturday, February 23rd - 10 am

All Aboard!, as part of Blue Comet Day at Liberty State Park, is a children’s program which will include a discussion about trains and a craft to make and take home.

The program will take place inside the CRRNJ Terminal and is appropriate for ages 5 to 10 years old. Pre-registration is required, and all children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the program.

Ages 5-10


Vist the park website for directions and information.


After School @ The Museum: Time Travel in New Jersey

Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

Tuesday, February 26th - 4:15 -5:15 pm

Travel in time through New Jersey history from the earliest European settlers to the dramatic changes of the 19th century.  Experience life through the eyes of many different New Jerseyans, including Native Americans, settlers and Loyalists, and try your hand at a variety of crafts and activities along the way.  More information is available here.

For grade 1-5

Registration is required and available here.

Snowshoe Sundays

Sunday, February 24th - 1 pm

Pyramid Mountain, Montville

Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking. Use your own snowshoes, or rent them for an additional $10. No experience necessary. Call regarding conditions.

Ages 10 and up

For more information, click here.


Juilliard @ SOPAC

Sunday, February 24th - 3pm

Juilliard Jazz Ensemble, under the leadership of Juilliard alumni Wynton Marsalis, director, and Aaron Flagg, chair and associate director, offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well as artist diplomas. The curriculum combines classroom, private studio, and performance ensemble courses with substantial interactions with Jazz masters and multiple off-campus performance opportunities. The department’s programming reflects the Jazz continuum and its American vernacular roots as well as the social and cultural vitality of the music.

Tickets: $15 - $20

For more information, visit the SOPAC website.