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

Donald McDermott

Circling the Sites
Gather up your whole family, and get to Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises for a 75-minute, family-friendly adventure with a live tour guide and entertainment. During special Kid Cruises, offered June 21 and throughout July and August, families enjoy breathtaking photo opportunities of NYC’s biggest attractions, as well as food, drinks, prizes, and giveaways. Boarding begins at 9:30am, and ships set 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.

Fun-tastic for Families
Bergen County comes alive with amazing sights and sounds when State Fair Meadowlands returns from June 20 to July 6. The ultimate annual family experience features plenty of action-packed excitement, delicious food, thrilling rides, games, exhibits, live animals, shopping, and an array of live entertainment. Pay a visit to the State Fair Meadowlands in the MetLife Stadium Parking Lot, Stadium Road, East Rutherford. For tickets, call (201)503-8083 or visit www.njfair.com.

Princess Party
Treat the little princess in your family to an unforgettable evening when the Enchanted Princess Ball comes to the New Jersey Children’s Museum in Paramus on June 6. From 5:30pm to 9pm, visitors are treated to a night of dining and dancing, DJ entertainment by Polka Dot, and all of their favorite Disney princesses. Registering in advance is strongly suggested. Contact the museum at (201)262-5151 or www.njcm.com.

Join the Circus
This summer, the Amazing Grace Circus offers your child a few experiences that she will literally “flip” over! The Big Top Circus Summer Day Camp teaches 5-18 year olds a variety of circus skills, like how to juggle, clown, perform acrobatics, fly on the trapeze, and more. Every session ends with a Showcase of Talents for family and friends. Camp programs run from June 30 to August 8, and pre-registration is required. Call (845)348-8740 or visit www.amazinggracecircus.org to reserve your child’s spot.

Smokin’ Hot
The New Milford Fire Department encourages families to show their support by partaking in the 3rd Annual New Milford Fire Department 5K Run/Walk on June 14. The fundraiser includes a kids’ ½-mile dash, 150-yard sprint, pre- and post-race activities, and a stroller-friendly course. The fun begins bright and early at 8:30am outside the New Milford Fire Department, Company One, New Milford. To register, call (201)265-1712 or go to www.newmilfordrun.com.

Donald McDermott is the managing editor.