Before making plans this weekend check out what we think are the five best things to do and places to go with your family for the weekend.
Where/When: Friday 7 pm; Saddle River Valley Cultural Center, 305 West Saddle River Road Upper Saddle River 201-825-3366
Why Go: You’ll have the opportunity to touch and feel real dinosaur bones and fossils, even build a huge wooden dinosaur! Ages 5 & up.
Pricing: $10 for members; $12 for non-members
Where/When: Saturday 10 am to 4 pm; Kid's Kingdom, 121 West Nyack Road, Nanuet, NY
Why Go: Visit for a day of games, face painting, raffles, snacks, entertainment and more!
Pricing: $15/per child; $5/per child under 2 yrs old. Adults Free
Where/When: Saturday 11 am to 3 pm; Ikea, 100 Ikea Drive Paramus, NJ
Why Go: It’s free! While you shop, let your kids enjoy the balloon artist who will twist balloon creations for children.
Where/When: Saturday 2 pm; Borders, 235 Interstate Shopping Center Ramsey 201.760.1967
Why Go: Geared for kids ages 8-12, LEGO Racers is the ultimate LEGO experience for kids who love to build and play with cars. Join us for this interactive racing event! Space is limited, call the store for details.
Where/When: Saturday 3:15 pm; WannaBee Chef, 18 Union Ave. Cresskill
Why Go: A cooking class for kids where they’ll learn how to make savory and sweet crepes like Honey and Apples Crepes, Ham and Cheese Crepes with Bechamel, and Caesar Salad Crepe.
Where/When: Sunday 1pm and 4 pm; bergenPAC, 30 North Van Brunt Street Englewood
Why Go: Created by Joshua Sitron, composer for Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer, the Funkey Monkeys are a supergroup of professional musicians and comedians. Think “Seinfeld meets the Wiggles”.
Pricing: $17 per ticket
Are we missing some of your favorite places to take the kids? If so, share your plans in our comment box below. We want to hear from you!