Time to fire up that grill, kick back and have a welcome summer BBQ! But if charcoal's not your thing, there's lots of non-food related fun to be had with your NJ kids too. You can check out the Fit Family Festival at the Camden Children's Garden, take your little adventurer to Pirate Day at Blackbeard Cave or experience small town charm at the West Orange Downtown Street Fair. Craving a little bit of the great outdoors? Check out the Memorial Day Paddle at Essex County Environmental Center or go Stream Stomping at Plainsboro Preserve. Read on for our top picks and remember, you can always find a listing of all NJ activities in our Event Calendar.
Hands down, May is my family’s favorite month. Gorgeous weather and outdoor events make for perfect late-spring weekends. Got a truck lover in your life? Head to Nutley’s Big Truck Day. Princess in the house? Try the Afternoon Doll Tea at Just Bead Yourself. And for the whole gang, there's Smithville Village’s Mayfest or a Woodland Walk at the NJ Botanical Gardens. Read on for our top picks and find a listing of all NJ activities in our Event Calendar.
May is a pretty awesome month, with beautiful weather for festivals, parks and picnics. Celebrate that very special woman in your life with a Mother & Daughter Tea at Acorn Hall or a laid back Mother’s Day hike at Tenafly Nature Center. And check out our article about the Mommy Poppins-sponsored show, Listen To Your Mother, at Symphony Space in Manhattan! You can also soak in even more spring with the Butterfly Festival at the Camden Children’s Garden or the Scavenger Hunt and Grill Out at the Great Swamp Outdoor Center. Read on for our top picks and remember, you can always find a listing of all NJ activities in our Event Calendar.
Hello May! With chilly temps (hopefully!) behind us and hot weather still a ways off, now is the time to enjoy the mild weather we wait for all winter! Try a photo scavenger hunt at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum, fly a kite at Terhune Orchards, check out the 6th annual Dinosaur Day at Newark Museum or take in games on horseback at Lord Sterling Stables. Read on for our top picks and remember, you can always find a listing of all NJ activities in our Event Calendar.
Our monthly GO! List has quickly become one of Mommy Poppins NJ's most popular features, probably because wise New Jersey parents like to plan ahead. We carefully choose 8 to 10 of our absolute faves for the upcoming month and May is full of delightfully spring-y activities like kite flying, horseback riding, baseball, some fireworks and a favorite Mommy Poppins exhibit which will be closing this month. Enjoy and Happy May!
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