August 17, 2013

Montclair Jazz Festival

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 17, 2013 1:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Families, Montclair
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Who: All ages
What: A day full of music, food, and a Family Jazz Discovery Zone.
Where: Nishuane Park, Cedar Avenue between High Street and Harrison Avenue, Montclair, NJ, 07042
When: Saturday, August 17 from 12 pm – 8 pm
Cost: Free

New York Renaissance Faire

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 17, 2013 10:00am
Filed Under: All ages, NY
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Who: Lords and ladies of all ages.
What: The Faire is a rollicking romp through Elizabethan England complete with 16th Century games, rides, arts, crafts, food music and dance. Join in on the fun and go in costume!
Where: Sterling Forest, 600 Route 17A, Tuxedo, NY.
When: Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day from August 3 – September 22 from 10 am – 7 pm.
Cost: General admission – Adults: $22/ Children 5 – 12: $11/ Children under 5: Free. Advance ticket discounts available. Click here for more ticket and event information.

Paleo-Art Weekend

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 17, 2013 10:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Secaucus
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Who: All ages.
What: What’s paleo-art? Simply, it’s art that depicts subjects related to paleontology. We’ve got step-by-step instructions on how to draw dinosaurs and create a colossal mural. Get your hands dirty learning what it means to be a dig site sketcher.
Where: Field Station Dinosaurs, 1 Dinosaur Way, Secaucus, NJ.
When: Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Cost: Regular admission. For more information on admission click here.

Community Hula Hoop Get Together

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 17, 2013 9:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Families, Montclair
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Who: All ages
What: A community hula hoop event in Anderson Park
Where: Anderson Park, Montclair, NJ, 07043
When: Saturday, August 17 at 9 am
Cost: Free

Hilltop Grasshopper Bike Race for Kids

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 17, 2013 9:00am
Filed Under: Grades k - 8, North Caldwell
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Who: Kids in K-8th grades.
What: Kids only bike race.
Where: Hilltop Reservation, Courter Lane and Mountain Avenue (next to the sports field parking lot), North Caldwell, NJ.
When: Saturday, August 17. Registration starts at 7:30 am and closes 15 minutes prior to the start of each race. Racing begins at 9:00 am.
Cost: $10.00 registration fee per participant includes bike inspection. Register online here.

Summer Streets NYC

Date & Time: Saturday, Aug 17, 2013 7:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Families, NYC
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Who: All ages.
What: On three consecutive Saturdays in the summer, nearly seven miles of New York City’s streets are opened up for everyone to play, run, walk and bike. Activities include: dance performances, sand art, interactive photo booths, water sprinklers, rock climbing wall, zip line, learn to bike classes, food, music, and much more!
When: Saturdays, August 3, 10 and 17  from 7 am – 1 pm.
Where: Park Avenue from Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park, NYC.
Cost: Free.

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