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Welcome to Kids Guide NJ! Keep us close at hand and you'll never run out of family fun and enriching things to do in and around New Jersey. Refer to the site index at left to look for places by category and use the convenient links provided to access the most up-to-date information on current programs, exhibitions, events and activities. Email entries for the Kids Guide Calendar to or submit event using the form on the top menu bar.

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We are continuing to post new events, but please check website links for rescheduled dates and cancellations. Be sure to visit the category pages in the index at left and use the convenient links to listing websites to find NEW events and hundreds of places to go and things to do for kids, teens and families in New Jersey.

Discover WheatonArts: A Hidden Gem in Southern Jersey
WheatonArts, 1501 Glasstown Rd., Millville, NJ 08332, 856-825-6800
Fri.-Sun. from 11am-4pm
Adults $12, srs. $11, students $7, under 6 free
        WheatonArts hosts People, Place, Process: 50 Years of Glassmaking, an exhibition in the Museum of American Glass honoring 50 years of glassmakers at WheatonArts, and the Down Jersey Folklife Center allowing visitors to meet informally with resident artists in the Hot Glass, Pottery, and Flameworking Studios. Museum stores, nature trail, and pond-side picnic grove in a Pineland sanctuary.

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, over 3500 mentor volunteers from universities like Harvard, Yale, Princeton and MIT offer free virtual mentoring and tutoring for K-12 students. Visit website to signup and request a tutor.

The Writers Circle Workshops Online
          Anyone can join virtual workshops, talks and social events via Zoom video-conferencing. Visit link for schedule of events for kids, teens, and adults. Registration is open for 2021 Summer Creative Writing Intensives for teens who love to write.

new events

        New events for the Kids Guide NJ calendar are posted below. Typically, these events and activities are open to all and do not require advance tickets or registration in order to attend.
         But don't stop can find so many more fantastic children and family events in NJ, NY and PA by visiting the category pages under "Places to Go, Things to Do" on our site index to the left. Browse dates under specific destinations and use the convenient website links for complete schedules of events for everyone, from kids and teens to adults. Some of our favorite categories for events include Outdoor Education, Museums, Historic Sites, Music & Dance, Theater, Big Shows & Concerts, The Shore, Summer Arts in the Parks and Zoos in addition to New York and Pennsylvania.

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"Summer Camps in a Box" for 2021
Birthday Parties

Dan "The Science Man's"
Super Science Programs for Kids

        Exciting science-themed birthday parties in the privacy of your home or rented facility. Parties include Chemical Magic, a hands-on science party theme, and Battle Bots, where kids build and battle robots. Ages 5-11. Ask about "Summer Camps in a Box" for 2021, too. Call or visit website for more information.

2020-21 performance series

Look for new season announcements during the summer and fall and save by purchasing season tickets early. Find a full guide to children, family and adult music, dance and theater performances under the Music & Dance, Theatre, Big Shows & Concerts and New York categories. Check links often for newly added events, virtual events and live performance updates.