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Top Things To Do This Month: Bergen County, April 2014

Donald McDermott

The Big Picture
Art for Learning, LLC, invites you to be a part of The Complete Picture on April 3. Participants will take a trip to the museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, 227 W. 27th St., Manhattan, for an unforgettable day that includes meeting with a professor, a tour of the museum and its archival collections, and lunch at a French Bistro. For reservations and more information, call (201)503-9796 or visit www.artforlearning.com.

Canines Against Cancer
Sign up today for the American Cancer Society’s Bark for Life event at Bear Mountain State Park, Bear Mountain, New York. April 27 brings about the opportunity for people from around the community to come together in their fight against cancer and love for dogs. Join a team or make a donation, and stop by for a day filled with family friendly and puppy-approved activities. Call (800)227-2345 to get involved.

Outdoor Adventures
Spend some quality time with your family at the Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly. Upcoming programs include: Guided Nature Walk, April 8; Seasonal Scavenger Hunt, April 12; Spring Break Camp, April 14-18; Full Moon Hike, April 15; and Nature Story Time, April 19. Contact the TNC at (201)568-6093 or via www.tenaflynaturecenter.org for a full list of upcoming events or to reserve your spot.

Happy Easter Day!
Celebrate the largest Earth Day event in the Garden State when the Earth Day 2014 5K Run/Walk & Fair comes to Liberty State Park in Jersey City. Open all day to visitors of all ages on Saturday, April 20, this spectacular annual celebration was created to inspire appreciation for the Earth’s environment. Featured are vendors, food, and a 5K run/walk. To find out more, call (201)794-4555.

Programs for Kids
Children ages 3 through teens who love to perform won’t want to miss out on April Mini Camp Week at the Cresskill Performing Arts Center in New Jersey. Participants are kept happy and busy all week long as they enjoy classes in dance, acting, musical theater, arts and crafts, yoga, and more. Mini Camp Week is held from April 14 to 18. Call (201)390-7513 or log onto www.cresskillperformingarts.com for details.

Off to Market
On April 19, the Ringwood Farmer’s Market, Ringwood Park and Ride, Cannici Drive, Ringwood, invites you to shop for your market favorites at this morning event that includes a delicious array of fruits, veggies, cheeses, eggs, jams, breads, homemade pizzas and sauces, and much more from 10am-noon. Visit  www.ringwoodfarmersmarket.org to find out more. 

Super Bunny, Super Friends 
The New Jersey Children’s Museum, 599 Valley Health Plaza, Paramus, invites you to get into the spirit of the season during an evening that includes a DJ, pizza dinner, Easter egg hunt, and a visit from the Easter Bunny along with some superheroes! The event will be held on April 4 from 5:30-9pm. Find out more by calling (201)262-5151 or by going to www.njcm.com. 

Science with Sid
Sid the Science Kid, the popular PBS Kids television show produced by The Jim Henson Company, comes to life in an incredible live stage experience on April 24 at the Bergen Performing Arts Center, 30 North Van Brunt St., Englewood, Parents and kids alike will be thrilled as Sid, May, Gabriela, and Gerald come to their town to discover the excitement and curiosities of the world! Call the box office at (201)227-1030 or log onto www.bergenpac.org for tickets and more. 

Building with Bob
The Can We Build It? Yes, We Can! exhibition at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City invites children to make everything better in Sunflower Valley. The exciting and educational exhibition is open through April 27. .

Discover Deerkill
Deerkill Day Camp, 54 Wilder Road, Suffern, encourages families to discover one of the best summer experiences for their child during two special Open House programs. Tour the impressive grounds and explore the endless array of summer programs on April 12 and 26. Contact Deerkill at (845)354-1466 or visit www.deerkilldaycamp.com for more information.