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March 2018 NJ Indoor Playground Deals

Snow in Union County NJ- Yes, I have a Chewbacca mug…

As I typed this, snow was gently falling on the ground, our town (Springfield, Sheila is writing this) is finally back up with power! Amy and I (partners in crime since 2011) have been split in different directions, part-time work/full time work, shoulder

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Ninjago Days at Lego Discovery Center, September 2017

One of the perks of our site, is we get to preview some cool events! Check out what’s coming to Legoland Discovery Center in Westchester! We will be covering this on Monday 9/18! Can’t wait to preview the LEGO Ninjago Movie! I’m bringing my gang, and will be sharing a sneak peek!!!

Yonkers, N.Y.

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Video Game Party Center, Randolph NJ

Editor’s Note: We were invited to my dear friend’s 10yo birthday party, and had to review this amazing video game center. It really is every 10yo’s fantasy, my boys loved it and now want to go to their summer camp. As we start to focus on tweens/teens, Amy and I are excited to start posting

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Things to do on January 16 2017 in NJ with Kids

Hope everyone is having a great weekend! Martin Luther King Day is tomorrow and we’ve curated a fun list of things to do!

January 16, 2017 Budd Lake, NJ- Ticklez 12-7pm Open Play- Website

Edison, NJ- Rebounderz 10-9pm Website

Fairfield, NJ- Funtime Junction- 10-6pm Website

Flanders, NJ- Clown Around Open Play 186 Gold Mine Rd.-

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New York Comic Con with kids- what I learned….

The moment when I lost the kids while I was taking a photo of the shark hugging the T-rex

Hi Everyone! Another offtopic post…from our most recent adventure, New York Comic Con 2016, with KIDS!

Wow, it’s crowded and overwhelming for us newbies. Everyone was extremely nice, and the spirit was so positive.

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NEW! Join our Facebook Group!

This group was started to openly share pics of NJ playspaces/parks/farms all sorts of stuff. The standout places that people love and gets lots of pics will become a video to post on our NJ Playgrounds site. WE LOVE to share information of places that people enjoy! As our kids age out of the younger

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5 Favorite Places to Splash and Ride the Water Slides in NJ & PA

We love our water parks, and wanted to share a few of the ones we have highlighted over the years. Here is just a sampling.

Dutch Wonderland Trip- Click pic for our complete review

Lancaster PA Getaway- Dutch Wonderland/Doubletree Resorts

– We went back in 2010 and had a wonderful time in Lancaster County

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Fosterfields Farm in Morristown NJ

Since 2008 we’ve scoured NJ for playgrounds and places to bring the kids to have fun, Fosterfields Living Historical Farm has been in our list for quite some time, but we just never got a chance to go.

Well, finally the day had come, I took my 11y, 9y and 7y to this Morris

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July 7 2016 Movies in the Park NJ Edition

On Thursday July 7, 2016 we have learned there are 2 kid friendly movies playing… Alvin and the Chipmunks and Minions.

Minions 5:30-8:30 pm at the Train Station Plaza in Downtown Rahway. Movies begin at Dusk.

Alvin and the Chipmunks Movies in Knight Park Collingswood- Tuesdays and Thursdays! Bring the family for a movie

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4th of July Fireworks in the Park NJ 2016 Edition

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Happy 4th of July!!!

Hey NJ Playground Fans and Readers! It’s that time of year again with tons of fun family events for the 4th of July.

If you are looking for a park in NJ to check out the fireworks, here you go! Please check

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NJ Spraygrounds & Splash Pads by County 2016

Since 2008 we’ve been on the hunt for the greatest places to play that are free in NJ, for this summer 2016, we have our NJ sprayground list for 2016 for Northern NJ. Searching for wading pools, fountains, splash pads, spraygrounds? Check out our latest list. We are still updating, but wanted to share what

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Free Comic Book Day May 7 2016

Free Comic Book Day is today, May 7, 2016! Nearly 60 comic book shops in New Jersey are participating in Free Comic Day this year. Check out map below






How to post your event on our Calendar!

April events are free to post this month! So, here is how you post on our calendar. 1) Go to calendar page 2) Click on the green button (+post your event): 3) Fill out the info.

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Kids Bowl FREE! 2016 Update

5/7/2016 Update- Toms River and Maple Shade added!! Also we added the start dates for all centers in NJ below!

It’s April 2016, and we’re getting geared up for yet another summer of Kids Bowl FREE! 2 games, per kid, every day, all summer long.

Bowling in general has turned into a great year round

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Field Station Dinosaurs move to Overpeck County Park

We have visited and enjoyed Field Station: Dinosaurs in their former Secaucus location. When Field Station Dinosaurs posted this:

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It doesn’t look like much right now but this is the future site of Field Station: Dinosaurs. Anyone want to take a guess…

Posted by Field Station: Dinosaurs on Thursday, March 31, 2016

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Calling all South Jersey Moms!

Attn Playground People! We need your recommendation on South Jersey Parks!

Hey South Jersey, we know we haven’t populated many of your parks on our site, so here’s a little incentive!

Where’s your favorite playground in South Jersey?

We are giving away a $15 Dunkin Donut Gift card IF we get more than

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Great Wolf, Kalahari or Rocking Horse?

Editor’s Note: So we wanted to add a great deal below for The Great Escape at Lake George, we have not gone yet, but plan to, if you have gone, let us know and we’ll share your experience about it! We love sharing people’s reviews!

Hi there Playground People! So are you looking to go

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The Little Gym, Roxbury NJ

Hi Everyone! We reviewed The Little Gym in Roxbury and had a great time. Danielle is a good friend of mine and I was happy to visit her place and make a quick review. Caitlin and her friend, Victoria had a fantastic time, and you can check out our full video review below: Address: 470

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The White House Playground as seen in Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

I’m a big fan of comedy. Love it, and would be a comedy groupie if I didn’t choose the whole parenthood life. (No regrets!) So I have seen many episodes of “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee”, one of my guilty pleasures, featuring comedians being interviewed by one of my faves, Jerry Seinfeld. Well I had

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Liberty Science Center 2015 update

Looking for our Little Gym Post? Sorry put the wrong link on the email, here is the correct one!!!

On a Tuesday in December (2015) my boys and I took our own field trip to Liberty Science Center to check out the latest exhibits. Liberty Science Center is always bringing new exhibits and so

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Making Freddy Fazbear and Withered Bonnie

Hey Guys, It’s Sheila from your friendly NJ Playgrounds website! So here comes another Halloween and I couldn’t resist sharing our latest experience… Making a homemade costume for the very first time ever! In this day and age, with youtube, google and facebook, the mission of making a homemade costume has been somewhat more accessible

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Dan Gutman vs. Dan Yaccarino (Part 2)

The saga continues with the feud of Dan Gutman vs Dan Yaccarino. Oh, you haven’t heard? Well you must catch up on the latest children book author rivalry. Here’s the link to our first look at these 2 beloved authors’ banter. And now we pick up where we last dropped off.

May 27, 2014- The

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Helping the NJ Community

Wanted to create a space to share causes that are helping NJ families. Do you know a NJ family that needs help. Share your link in the comments below. Plus include support organizations that can help folks like Nik.

Nik Fink of Barnegat reached out to me because his family has been suffering from

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4th of July Fireworks in the Park NJ 2015 Edition

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Happy 4th of July!!!

Hey NJ Playground Fans and Readers! It’s that time of year again with tons of fun family events for the 4th of July.

If you are looking for a park in NJ to check out the fireworks, here you go! Please check

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Harlem Wizards in Parsippany May 9th!

Do you and the kids like Basketball?

Come out next Saturday, May 9th to see the Harlem Wizards!

The teachers at the Brooklawn Middle School in Parsippany, NJ have trained as the BROOKLAWN Bombers and you can come watch as they take on the world-famous Harlem Wizards at the Parsippany Hills High School!

Doors open

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Top 5 List of Unique Gift Ideas to Get Active in NJ!

Sick of going to Toys ‘R Us and Kohls, and all the stores during the Christmas season? Fear not, we have some great ideas that you can get delivered to your home that will make the kids happy and active! First full disclosure: “NJ Playgrounds is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program,

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NJ Fall Fun 2014 Edition

Editor’s Note: After a hiatus for a couple years we are looking to update this post with YOUR RECOMMENDATIONS! Please comment below or on our facebook page with your favorite FALL destination.

With October here, pumpkin patches, hayrides and all sorts of fall fun, we thought it would be a good idea to put

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NJ Playgrounds and NJ Kids On The Go at Mommy and Me 9/23 10-1PM Imagine That!!! Florham Park

Me (Sheila) and Kim

Hey Everyone,

Long time no see! Amy and I have recently been busy with family, work, and life in general so we haven’t had the pleasure of posting much on NJPlaygrounds. We do miss you guys, and being in the playground scene, but alas life is dynamic. So…. there is

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KidStuff Books for Sale

On September 23, from 10AM-1PM, we will be selling KidStuff Books at our table at our Mommy & Me Event at Imagine That!!! in Florham Park! To purchase tickets for this great event check out this link!

$25/book

CASH ONLY

Proceeds to help Walton School in Springfield NJ.

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