Family Fun Calendar (Central NJ)

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The Family Fun Calendar is your resource to find family-friendly events in Central NJ. All events take place in Central NJ unless noted otherwise.

*Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you contact the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

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Dec
13
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Children’s Programs at the Library (Multiple Locations)
Dec 13 all-day
Children's Programs at the Library (Multiple Locations)

Most libraries offer activity programs for children. See what your local library has to offer and take advantage of all the wonderful resources. Here is a listing of libraries in Central NJ by town.

Public Libraries in Central NJ

Family-Friendly Holiday Theater, Concerts and Musicals (Various Locations)
Dec 13 all-day
Family-Friendly Holiday Theater, Concerts and Musicals (Various Locations)

Enjoy family-friendly theater, concerts, musicals and other performances this holiday season. Here is a roundup of family-friendly holiday shows in Central NJ.

November 2017

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical
November 24, 2017
Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank NJ)

American Repertory Ballet’s Nutcracker
November 24-26, 2017
McCarter Theatre (Princeton NJ)

A Christmas Story: The Musical
November 25 – December 10, 2017
Algonquin ARTS Theatre (Manasquan, NJ)

A Charlie Brown Christmas
November 28, 2017
State Theatre (New Brunswick NJ)

December 2017

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
December 1-17, 2017
Somerset Players (Hillsborough NJ)

Holiday Doo Wop
December 2, 2017
Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank NJ)

The Ultimate Christmas Show
December 2, 2017
The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College (Branchburg NJ)

Christmas with Annie Moses
December 3, 2017
The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College (Branchburg NJ)

A Christmas Carol
December 5-31, 2017
McCarter Theatre (Princeton NJ)

It’s a Wonderful Life
December 5, 2017
The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College (Branchburg NJ)

The Great Russian Nutcracker (Moscow Ballet)
December 8, 2017
The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College (Branchburg NJ)

Glen Burtnick’s Christmas
December 9, 2017
State Theatre (New Brunswick NJ)

The Nutcracker
December 9-10, 2017
Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank NJ)

A Christmas Carol
December 10, 2017
The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College (Branchburg NJ)

Veinna Boys Choir: Christmas in Vienna
December 10, 2017
State Theatre (New Brunswick NJ)

A Christmas Carol
December 11, 2017
Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank NJ)

American Repertory Ballet’s Nutcracker
December 14-17, 2017
State Theatre (New Brunswick NJ)

Christmas with Rockapella
December 16, 2017
Algonquin ARTS Theatre (Manasquan NJ)

Magic and Mistletoe
December 17, 2017
Algonquin ARTS Theatre (Manasquan NJ)

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical
December 18, 2017
State Theatre (New Brunswick NJ)

A Christmas Carol
December 20, 2017
Algonquin ARTS Theatre (Manasquan NJ)

Phil Vassar and Kellie Pickler: A Christmas Tour 
December 20, 2017
State Theatre (New Brunswick NJ)

Holiday Ice Sculpture Display (Tinton Falls, NJ) @ Ice King Cold Storage
Dec 13 all-day
Holiday Ice Sculpture Display (Tinton Falls, NJ) @ Ice King Cold Storage | Tinton Falls | New Jersey | United States

Are you searching for family-friendly events for this holiday season? If you want to experience something different from the norm, stop by Ice King’s Holiday In Ice. We’ll ignite your holiday spirit with our sparkling ice sculptures.

Our holiday event is great for the young and old. You’ll enjoy seeing our intricate ice sculptures, created by a world record-winning sculpture artist. Last year’s theme was the Nutcracker. This year, we’ve decided to create the 12 Days of Christmas. Gather the family and take a trip to our holiday attraction today. The facility is kept at 15 degrees, so don’t forget to bundle up!

Holiday in Ice 2017 is open from 11/24 – 12/30 on:

Fridays at 4:00PM – 10:00PM

Saturdays at 1:00PM – 10:00PM

Sundays at 1:00PM – 7:00PM

With the exception of Christmas Eve and New Years Eve

Ticket information available at:
http://icekingholiday.com/

Ice King Cold Storage
4045 Rt 33
Tinton Falls, NJ

Holiday Model Train Exhibit at Baron Arts Center (Woodbridge, NJ) @ Baron Arts Center
Dec 13 all-day
Holiday Model Train Exhibit at Baron Arts Center (Woodbridge, NJ) @ Baron Arts Center | Woodbridge Township | New Jersey | United States

The Barron Arts Center Presents The 27th Annual Holiday Model Train Exhibit

Nov 25 – Dec 30, 2017 (Closed Dec 25)
Exhibit Hours: Mon – Fri, 11am-4pm and Sat & Sun, 2-4pm

 

MMKids Weekly Program (Lincroft, NJ) @ Monmouth Museum
Dec 13 all-day

The programs and exhibitions at the Museum are designed with the goal of increasing curiosity and learning.

Visit their website for the Theme of the Month and Weekly Programs.

Wednesday Morning Storytime at Barnes & Noble (East Brunswick, NJ)
Dec 13 @ 11:00 AM
Wednesday Morning Storytime at Barnes & Noble (East Brunswick, NJ) @ East Brunswick | New Jersey | United States

Join us for a fun Storytime, every Wednesday at 11am! We’ll read a story and have a quick coloring activity to follow. You do not need to register for this Storytime! Children must stay with a parent or guardian at all times.

Brunswick Square Mall
753 Rt 18 Brunswick Square Space 318
East Brunswick, NJ 08816

See link below for more info.
Barnes & Noble

Dec
14
Thu
Children’s Programs at the Library (Multiple Locations)
Dec 14 all-day
Children's Programs at the Library (Multiple Locations)

Most libraries offer activity programs for children. See what your local library has to offer and take advantage of all the wonderful resources. Here is a listing of libraries in Central NJ by town.

Public Libraries in Central NJ

Family-Friendly Holiday Theater, Concerts and Musicals (Various Locations)
Dec 14 all-day
Family-Friendly Holiday Theater, Concerts and Musicals (Various Locations)

Enjoy family-friendly theater, concerts, musicals and other performances this holiday season. Here is a roundup of family-friendly holiday shows in Central NJ.

November 2017

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical
November 24, 2017
Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank NJ)

American Repertory Ballet’s Nutcracker
November 24-26, 2017
McCarter Theatre (Princeton NJ)

A Christmas Story: The Musical
November 25 – December 10, 2017
Algonquin ARTS Theatre (Manasquan, NJ)

A Charlie Brown Christmas
November 28, 2017
State Theatre (New Brunswick NJ)

December 2017

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
December 1-17, 2017
Somerset Players (Hillsborough NJ)

Holiday Doo Wop
December 2, 2017
Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank NJ)

The Ultimate Christmas Show
December 2, 2017
The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College (Branchburg NJ)

Christmas with Annie Moses
December 3, 2017
The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College (Branchburg NJ)

A Christmas Carol
December 5-31, 2017
McCarter Theatre (Princeton NJ)

It’s a Wonderful Life
December 5, 2017
The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College (Branchburg NJ)

The Great Russian Nutcracker (Moscow Ballet)
December 8, 2017
The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College (Branchburg NJ)

Glen Burtnick’s Christmas
December 9, 2017
State Theatre (New Brunswick NJ)

The Nutcracker
December 9-10, 2017
Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank NJ)

A Christmas Carol
December 10, 2017
The Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College (Branchburg NJ)

Veinna Boys Choir: Christmas in Vienna
December 10, 2017
State Theatre (New Brunswick NJ)

A Christmas Carol
December 11, 2017
Count Basie Theatre (Red Bank NJ)

American Repertory Ballet’s Nutcracker
December 14-17, 2017
State Theatre (New Brunswick NJ)

Christmas with Rockapella
December 16, 2017
Algonquin ARTS Theatre (Manasquan NJ)

Magic and Mistletoe
December 17, 2017
Algonquin ARTS Theatre (Manasquan NJ)

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical
December 18, 2017
State Theatre (New Brunswick NJ)

A Christmas Carol
December 20, 2017
Algonquin ARTS Theatre (Manasquan NJ)

Phil Vassar and Kellie Pickler: A Christmas Tour 
December 20, 2017
State Theatre (New Brunswick NJ)

Holiday Ice Sculpture Display (Tinton Falls, NJ) @ Ice King Cold Storage
Dec 14 all-day
Holiday Ice Sculpture Display (Tinton Falls, NJ) @ Ice King Cold Storage | Tinton Falls | New Jersey | United States

Are you searching for family-friendly events for this holiday season? If you want to experience something different from the norm, stop by Ice King’s Holiday In Ice. We’ll ignite your holiday spirit with our sparkling ice sculptures.

Our holiday event is great for the young and old. You’ll enjoy seeing our intricate ice sculptures, created by a world record-winning sculpture artist. Last year’s theme was the Nutcracker. This year, we’ve decided to create the 12 Days of Christmas. Gather the family and take a trip to our holiday attraction today. The facility is kept at 15 degrees, so don’t forget to bundle up!

Holiday in Ice 2017 is open from 11/24 – 12/30 on:

Fridays at 4:00PM – 10:00PM

Saturdays at 1:00PM – 10:00PM

Sundays at 1:00PM – 7:00PM

With the exception of Christmas Eve and New Years Eve

Ticket information available at:
http://icekingholiday.com/

Ice King Cold Storage
4045 Rt 33
Tinton Falls, NJ

Holiday Model Train Exhibit at Baron Arts Center (Woodbridge, NJ) @ Baron Arts Center
Dec 14 all-day
Holiday Model Train Exhibit at Baron Arts Center (Woodbridge, NJ) @ Baron Arts Center | Woodbridge Township | New Jersey | United States

The Barron Arts Center Presents The 27th Annual Holiday Model Train Exhibit

Nov 25 – Dec 30, 2017 (Closed Dec 25)
Exhibit Hours: Mon – Fri, 11am-4pm and Sat & Sun, 2-4pm