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July 31 - August 6: Weekend's Events and What To Do!

Family on Hiking Journey
LOVING SUMMER! Beach and sandals, BBQs and family gatherings, lemonade and watermelon, camping and marshmallows, late movie nights followed by late morning wakeups ... .hopefully, the pace of summer has slowed you down, and you are on break! Whether your child is engaged in a summer program or just camping out at home, I'm sure they appreciate their summer freedom. It's the best time to reenergize the mind and body. But don't forget the learnin.... read more

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Truck”erton Food Truck & Brew Fest

Truckerton Food Truck & Brew Fest
Drive into the Tuckerton Seaport for the first annual “Truck”erton Food Truck & Brew Fest on August 16th from 11am-7pm.  The Seaport will host a dozen gourmet food trucks from all over the region to bring a flavorful food blast that will satisfy every taste bud.  Choose from fresh sandwiches and salads to fried alligator legs and everything in between.  While enjoying the great selection of food, why not wash it down with some .... read more

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Best Gym Party by Parents Magazine!

The Little Gym has done it again! We are excited to announce that The Little Gym has been awarded Best Gym Party by Parents Magazine! We are honored to be awarded yet again by Parents Magazine following the 2010 ranking as the #1 place to host children’s birthday parties.   Thank you to all of our wonderful customers for making our Awesome Birthday Bash Parties such a success. If it wasn’t for you this award would not be possible! If.... read more

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NJ Kids Movie Review: Hercules

  SYNOPSIS: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson dons sword and sandals for Brett Ratner’s version of “Hercules,” the Greek demigod whose special skills are tested when the King of Thrace and his daughter request help in defeating a tyrannical warlord. Reel Rating: 2.5 out of 5 Reels MPAA Rating: PG-13 for epic battle sequences, violence, suggestive comments, brief strong language and partial nudity Released in Theaters: July 25, 201.... read more

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Congratulations to our Field Station Dinosaurs Winner!

Congratulations Sunny C of Bound Brook!  You won 4 tickets to Field Station: Dinosaurs.  Have a great time with your family! Sun, Jun 1 - 12:00 PM Sun, Jun 1 - 12:00 PM Experience Jurassic Jersey! Field Station: Dinosaurs is a thrilling dinosaur expedition featuring 32 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs (including the ninety foot long Argentinosaurus). Meet a 15-foot T-Rex puppet, enjoy our new 3D movie Dinosaurs Alive!, and se.... read more

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A Guide To Getting Your Kids To Wear A Helmet

A Guide To Getting Your Kids To Wear A Helmet
Head injuries are no laughing matter. Trauma from bike riding, motorcycling, skating or football accidents can lead to neurological disease and behavioral issues. One study in Scientific American even shows prison inmates are seven times more likely to have suffered a traumatic brain injury in the past. Of course, getting your children to understand this danger is akin to convincing them candy is yucky. If your child will not listen to you, then .... read more

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July 24-30: This Weekend's Events and What To Do!

HIGHLIGHTS:  WEEK OF JULY 24 - July 30 JOIN NJ KIDS AT NJPAC FAMILY FAIR AT THEATER SQUARE Saturday, July 26, 12:30-4pm 1 Center Street, Newark NJ  Enjoy a summer day filled with performances and activities for the entire family. Admission is free! NJPAC's outdoor Theater Square is the site of this second annual celebration, which features arts and crafts, yummy refreshments, tours, contests and demonstrations. Onstage entertainment,.... read more

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On The Road With Family: Car Trip Boredom Busters

Traveling by Car
Top 12 Family Car Trip Boredom Busters Ideas Family road trips can be a trunk load of memories, fun, and…. endless, mind-numbing questions: Are we there yet?  Are we there yet?  Are we there yet? But don’t let car boredom ruin the trip.  Stave off the incessant questions with some of these sure-fire car trip boredom busters.  Soon, your kids will be clamoring to get back into the car and head off on another road trip. &nb.... read more

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Safe Summer Boating Tips

Safe Summer Fun: Go Boating on New Jersey's Waterways
Safe Summer Fun: Go Boating on New Jersey's Waterways There's no better way to enjoy the sunny days of summer than on the deck of your boat, exploring New Jersey's many waterways. From Swan Bay to the Shrewsbury River, the Garden State is full of scenic maritime playgrounds, and thanks to massive clean-up efforts after Superstorm Sandy—more than 450,000 cubic yards of debris and sediment have been removed from marinas, bays and inlets thus far—N.... read more

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NJ Kids Movie Review: Planes Fire & Rescue

Planes Fire & Rescue
SYNOPSIS: This sequel to 2013′s “Planes” finds Dusty’s engine damaged to the point where he may never race again. So he joins forces with fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and his team, The Smokejumpers, to battle a massive wildfire. Reel Rating: 4 out of 5 Reels MPAA Rating: PG for action and some peril Released in Theaters: July 18, 2014 (2D, 3D) Genre: Family, Sequel, Animation Runtime: 83 minutes Direc.... read more

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