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  • Best NJ Lighthouses To Visit - Fun Historical Sites

    Best NJ Lighthouses To Visit - Fun Historical Sites

    Lighthouses have stood the test of time to light the way home for those at sea and are also a great teaching tool about the history of NJ. Lighthouses have always been a source of fascination for me.  This summer why not take your family on a lighthouse challenge and see how many of these majestic beacons you can visit.  Many of the lighthouses below have activities for kids…


  • NJ’S BEST PLANETARIUMS: Reach for the Stars!

    NJ’S BEST PLANETARIUMS: Reach for the Stars!

    Visiting a planetarium lets you explore space without ever having to leave New Jersey. It is a fun and educational way to show your kids the wonders of the universe. They offer numerous low cost exciting programs (even some for special needs) throughout the summer so be sure to check their individual websites for a complete schedule. So reach for the stars and enjoy a cool way to pass the summer. 

  • Water, Water...Water Parks Here We Go!  Where to go this Weekend

    Water, Water...Water Parks Here We Go! Where to go this Weekend

    Not a fan of the sand? Looking for some adventure? Check out these water parks and you'll find some hair-raising fun for older children and tamer spray zones for the younger set. Waterparks are splattered throughout NJ and you may not have to drive far. Make it a full day getaway. Here are some ideas. Keansburg Runaway Rapids, Keansburg Across the street from Keansburg Amusement Park, families…


  • Top Featured Things To Do This Memorial Day Weekend

    Top Featured Things To Do This Memorial Day Weekend

    Need Plans for the Memorial Day Weekend? Check out these wild, crazy, FUNTASTIC events. There’s plenty going on this weekend. We’ve compiled a list of the top featured events, from fairs and festivals to live music and crafts and carnivals (and of course all the yummy food that come with along!).  Some require tickets. Please contact venues for advance ticket purchases . Wildwoods…


  • TOP 12 Jersey Shore Destinations as we cruise down South on the Garden State Parkway!

    TOP 12 Jersey Shore Destinations as we cruise down South on the Garden State Parkway!

    Grab a bucket and shovel, a blanket and a picnic lunch, and head south on the Garden State Parkway for a fun-filled family outing to one of New Jersey’s beautiful beaches. Don’t forget the suntan lotion, visor, bathing suit and umbrella, as well as extra clothes because you can spend the whole day, a few days, a week or the entire summer. Featured here are the Garden State Parkway Exits and associated beaches as you travel South, as well as nearby attractions and upcoming events. You never have to leave the state.

  • NJ Kids Movie Review: Pitch Perfect 2

    NJ Kids Movie Review: Pitch Perfect 2

    SYNOPSIS: After a humiliating performance at Lincoln Center, the Barden Bellas enter an international competition that no American group has ever won in order to regain their status and right to perform. Reel Rating: 3 out of 5 Reels MPAA Rating: PG-13 for innuendo and language Released in Theaters: May 15, 2015 Best for Ages: 13+ Genre: Comedy, Musical, Sequel…


  • Tikvah @ Neil Klatskin Day Camp for Children with Special Needs Ages 5-15

    Tikvah @ Neil Klatskin Day Camp for Children with Special Needs Ages 5-15

    Tikvah is designed to meet the special needs of children age 5-15 who have who have been classified with mild neurological and/or perceptual impairment. All prospective campers must be interviewed to determine if the Tikvah program can meet their individual needs and that an appropriate group placement is available. Special attention is given to each camper in order to ensure a summer of…


  • Guttenberg Center for Special Services programs take place in the Sandra and Arnold Gold Wing at the JCC on the Palisades

    Guttenberg Center for Special Services programs take place in the Sandra and Arnold Gold Wing at the JCC on the Palisades

    The Guttenberg Center for Special Services provides social, recreational, cultural and educational experiences in natural community settings with appropriate supports for children, teens and adults who are differently-abled.

  • Therapeutic Nursery programs take place in the Sandra and Arnold Gold Wing

    Therapeutic Nursery programs take place in the Sandra and Arnold Gold Wing

    This unique program for preschool children with special needs is a developmental multidisciplinary treatment center that addresses the cognitive, linguistic, behavioral, social and emotional needs of the children. It also meets the needs of parents, who attend classes on a daily basis and play a central role in their child’s treatment. The Nursery model was developed at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1978by Drs. Doris Allen and Lois Mendelson.

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