Field Station: Dinosaurs Alive!
Travel back a few eons in Earth's history with a visit to Field Station: Dinosaurs, a remarkable dino park nestled in the New Jersey Meadowlands just outside NYC.
Plus: Dino-Mite DIY Projects
Cirque du Soleil 'Zarkana'
A tantalizing, funny, and physically thrilling show that your kids will love just as much as you do.
Pick Your Own Berries
Bring home bunches of strawberries (get ‘em while you still can!), blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries to make into your own pies and jams, or just eat them on the spot.
For events and activities occurring this month,
see our Online Calendar.
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Food & Nutrition
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Sports Fans May Benefit Academically and Socially
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Is your child drinking enough water? Because infants and young children are more likely to become dehydrated than older kids (more on that here), make a habit of keeping water handy.