Mommy Poppins | Things to Do with Kids in New Jersey
Mommy Poppins is website for parents who love to seek out the coolest, off-the-beaten-track things to do with kids. It shares activities that aren't just pleasant time passers but promise enriching experiences for your family.
A Disney Cruise is a memorable experience for any kid (or, really, any grown-up) whether the ship stops in the Bahamas, Europe, Jamaica, or some other exotic port—like Alaska. My family recently cruised Alaska Disney style, and if you're considering this particular Disney Cruise, I have a few tips that should make your vacation even more magical.
Come celebrate everyone's favorite decade with the New Jersey Jackals as they host 90's Night while taking on the 2018 Can-am League Champion Sussex County Miners.
Break out the flannel shirts and rock out to your favorite 90's grunge and rock hits performed live by Flannel Jam and to enjoy acoustic covers of Top 40 songs from Bill Ruddy.
The first 1,000 fans will receive a Jack the Jackal Bobblehead and don't forget to stick around after the game as spectacular fireworks ignite the sky above Yogi Berra Stadium. Gates open at 4:35 pm and first pitch is at 6:05 pm.
It's been a long time in the making, but the mega entertainment complex in the New Jersey Meadowlands, now known as American Dream, announced it will finally open its doors to the public on October 25, with additional offerings added into the new year.
Its many family-friendly attractions will include the western hemisphere's largest indoor amusement park AND North America's first indoor snow sports center—not to mention an indoor water park, ice skating rink, aquarium, mini-golf, LEGO Discovery Center, and much, much more.
The 15th Annual Flemington Opa! Festival is west Central Jersey's big cultural family event, featuring food, shopping, fun, and entertainment. The restaurant, grill, cafe, and taverna, offers something for everyone.
Guests can enjoy delicious Greek fare indoors or outside under the tent. The Greek Kitchen Restaurant offers signature oven baked items such as moussaka, pastitsio, and roasted lamb shank. An outdoor grill offers fresh souvlaki and gyros. The Taverna will feature Greek wine and beer, as well as soft drinks. Cafe features include a selection of traditional Greek pastries including the very popular baklava as well as Greek and American coffee. Greek Folk Dancerswill entertain at select times during the weekend.
In addition to the food and entertainment, a Fun Zone will include amusement games for the family to enjoy, inflatables, pony rides, and face-painting. The International Marketplace & Vendor Fair will feature an array of merchants to satisfy a wide variety of shopping interests including jewelry, home decor, fine art, home improvement, toys, and Greek imports. Parking is free.
For over 50 years, South Africa’s five-time Grammy Award-winners, Ladysmith Black Mambazo have warmed the hearts of audiences worldwide with their uplifting vocal harmonies and signature dance moves.
With a deep respect for both their cultural and personal history, Ladysmith is ever-evolving with an eye toward their long musical legacy. Since the world discovered their powerful a cappella vocals from Paul Simon’s Gracelandalbum, the original members have welcomed a younger generation in their mission, passing along the tradition of storytelling and spreading a message of peace, love, and harmony to millions of people the world over. Anointed "South Africa’s cultural ambassadors to the world" by Nelson Mandela, Ladysmith is led by the four sons of group founder Joseph Shabalala.
The QuickChek Balloon Festival, one of New Jersey’s most highly anticipated family events of the summer, will take place Friday, July 26 – Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Solberg Airport in Whitehouse Station.
This summer festival fave has everything: beautiful hot-air balloon ascensions, top-notch performers, rides, freebies, great food, and a central New Jersey location. Here's what you need to know before you go.
Over 500 Xtreme Jeeps are cruising into Perth Amboy. The enormous convoy will be on exhibit along scenic Sadowski Parkway, which adjoins beautiful Raritan Bay.
This year, a pack of fully-customized Jeeps with the coolest equipment, chrome-plated gear, and exotic light bars will be parked on the beach.
Families will find playgrounds for children. The city’s Department of Human Services is organizing beach volleyball games and will offer kiddie activities including face-painting.
The Xtreme Jeep Show is one of the largest displays of four-wheel drives vehicles on the East Coast. Jeeps fans will see the most outrageous, tricked-out, and themed Jeeps, with incredible designs. Many show images of super heroes, incredible designs, and just-for-fun scenes from movies, TV shows and popular culture.
There will also be vendors offering Jeep-gear, along with food, beverage and desserts.
Studio L Dance Co., under the ownership of renowned choreographers Kelley and Danielle Larkin, is ranked one of the top dance studios in New Jersey. They offer classes throughout the year in all styles of dance including, but not limited to, ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, and lyrical, as well as acro/tumbling. All three locations, Waldwick, Hoboken, and Bridgewater, offer classes, camps, and birthday parties for ages 2.5 years old through 18 years old. You can come in for one free trial class anytime throughout the year- schedule by phone.