* Coronavirus Resources for Parents *

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

Donald McDermott

Avengers Assemble!
Spiderman, Iron Man, The Hulk and other great heroes land in New Jersey for Marvel Universe LIVE! at the Izod Center in East Rutherford. Running through August 10, this mind blowing original live show takes family entertainment to a whole new level. Call (201)935-3900 or visit www.izodcenter.com for tickets and more information.

All Aboard!
Gather up your whole family, and get to Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises for a 75-minute, family-friendly adventure featuring a live tour guide and entertainment. During special Kid Cruises on August 9 and 23, families enjoy breathtaking photo opportunities of NYC’s biggest attractions, as well as kid-friendly food and drink, prizes and giveaways. Boarding begins at 9:30am, and sets sail at 10am. The cruises dock at Pier 83 at West 42nd Street. Book your cruise today by calling (212)563-3200 or clicking on www.circleline42.com.

Outdoor Adventures
Spend quality time with the family and explore the wonders of the natural world at the Tenafly Nature Center, 313 Hudson Ave., Tenafly. Upcoming activities include: Guided Nature Walk on August 3, Little Naturalists on August 5 and 6, Seasonal Scavenger Hunt on August 9, S’mores Galore on August 10, and Nature Story Time on August 16. For more information or to register, call (201)568-6093 or visit www.tenaflynaturecenter.org.

Imagine and Create
The Imagine That! Children’s Museum in Florham Park encourages you to add a touch of creativity to an ordinary Saturday or Sunday during an upcoming Weekend Workshop. Ongoing throughout the month of August, visitors will have a chance to enjoy a different weekly theme, while making a wonderful craft to take home. To reserve your space, call the museum at (973)966-8000 or go to www.imaginethatmuseum.com.

Cool as Ice
Young hockey lovers are invited to study under legendary New Jersey Devils players at the All Star Hockey Academy. Weekly sessions are presented throughout August, cover an array of hockey themes and instruction, and welcome former Devils greats Chico Resch, Jan Ludvig, and Scott Stevens. Sessions are held at the Ice Vault Skating Arena, 10 Nevins Drive in Wayne. Questions? Call (973)628-1500 or log onto www.icevault.com.

Donald McDermott is the managing editor.