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NJ Audubon Photography Instructors’ Summer Exhibition The New Jersey Audubon Photography Instructors’ Summer Exhibition will be held June 1 through September 24, 2023. Join the instructors for Sherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary photography workshop series for an exhibit of nature-oriented photography Phil and Becky Witt, David and Cathy DesRochers, Jack and Ellen Moskowitz and Jacki Dickert will have a show of their nature- oriented images in the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery! Gallery Hours Tuesday through Saturday: 9:00am to 5:00pm Sunday: Noon to 5:00pm Closed: Mondays Cost: FREE Location: Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery on the second floor of the Scherman Hoffman Sanctuary, 11 Hardscrabble Rd. in Bernardsville.
Nectar Sippers (All Ages) Summertime blooms are a sweet treat for the critters who find their food in flowers. Learn what animals drink nectar and what tools they use to do so. $6 per student/senior $7 per adult Activity Number: 51290 EEC-13
New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning The New Jersey Lottery Festival of Ballooning is the largest summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America and is the premiere family entertainment attraction in New Jersey. It holds the dual distinction of being a recipient of The New Jersey Governor's Award for Best Special Event, as well as being rated by NJ Monthly as "The #1 thing to do in New Jersey!" Held annually at Solberg Airport in Readington, NJ, the festival truly has something for everyone! From twice daily mass ascensions of up to 100 special shape and sport hot air balloons, to headlining concerts, non-stop family entertainment, hundreds of crafters and vendors, great food, a new Drone Light Show, a balloon glow, and more, the festival is jam-packed with stuff to do.
Cruise Nights in Downtown Somerville Downtown Somerville is excited to announce that Friday Night Cruise Nights will be returning for the 2023 summer season! For more than 30 years, Downtown Somerville has hosted the largest cruise night on the East coast. From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, the coolest classic cars around line up along Main Street for you to check out as you stroll. Don’t miss out on the annual tradition!
Rockin’ Rocket Ride Put on your space suit and blast-off into outer space to visit the Moon, Sun and planets. A lively experience for young people with selected music from "Journey Into Space" by Jane Murphy. (recommended for ages 3-8)
Patriots Firework Show Enjoy the best fireworks show in New Jersey immediately following the game at TD Bank Ballpark. Presented By RWJBarnabas Health
SETI: The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence As yet, we have no hard evidence of another living thing outside Planet Earth. We will explore this topic, from planets we are finding around other stars, to the feasibility of traveling to the stars, and what aliens might actually be like, to the possibility that UFOs have been visiting, and various methods that scientists are using to get in touch. Will we make contact in our lifetimes? (Recommended for ages 10-adult)
Set in Damon Runyon's mythical New York City, Guys and Dolls is an oddball romantic comedy. Gambler, Nathan Detroit, tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck; meanwhile, his girlfriend and nightclub performer, Adelaide, laments that they've been engaged for fourteen years. Guys and Dolls takes us from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Havana, Cuba, and even into the sewers of New York City, but eventually everyone ends up right where they belong.
Late Night Laser Concerts The Summer is just getting started! Break out your Hawaiian shirts and listen to songs that remind us of summertime. "Margaritaville" by Jimmy Buffet, "Rock Lobster" by the B-52's, and "Heatwave" by Glass Animals are just some of the summer-themed songs you'll hear in this laser concert. (Recommended for ages 8-adult)