5 Favorite Things: Presidents' Weekend Edition!

With the long weekend, we wanted to make sure that we gave you lots of fun ideas for family time!


Frozen in Ice @ Skylands Stadium

Through February 26

Take your little princes and princesses to Skylands Stadium to enjoy the unbelievable ice sculpture displays inspired by Disney's Frozen. Super cool attractions include more than 100 sculptures, a 50-foot ice slide, ice candy store, carnival games, hot food and beverages, a snowman building competition, ice carving demonstrations, a s'mores fire pit and more.

Tickets: Adults $20, Kids $15


The Harlem Globetrotters @ The Prudential Center

Friday, February 27 @ 7 pm

Take a trip down Nostalgia Lane with a trip to see The Globetrotters dazzle all ages when they bring their basketball talent and hoop tricks to the Prudential Center.

Tickets $25 and up


The Little Mermaid @ SOPAC

Saturday, February 18 @ 2 pm

The classic tale of The Little Mermaid swims to life on the SOPAC stage in this new production of Hans Christian Anderson’s beloved story. As young theater-goers and their parents probably recall, the story follows the dreams of a young girl who believes there is a better life for her out of the the ocean. There’s a handsome prince, an evil nemesis and lots of laughs along the way. The show features stunning scenery, eye-catching costumes, familiar and original songs plus audience participation.

Tickets $18


Peking Acrobats @ NJPAC

Saturday, February 18 @ 1 pm

China's most gifted tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists and gymnasts are accompanied by musicians playing traditional Chinese instruments for this dazzling performance. Children and their parents will experience exciting new acts and innovative twists on old favorites in this tour, which features acrobats in beautiful costumes moving to exotic music. Special attractions include daring maneuvers atop a precarious pagoda of chairs; foot juggling; powerful precision tumbling and somersaulting; and incredible displays of balance.


Juniors Class @ Halthy Italia

Tuesday, February 21 @ 3:45 pm

Young chefs, 10 and up, can prepare homemade gnocchi, antipasto and dessert in this after school culinary delight!