FRIDAY

Friday, Apr. 9th. Carnival of the Animals. 8pm. Chamber music concert at Dwight-Englewood school of Saint-Saens' piece and accompanied by Ogden Nash's verse. Fine food and wine avail intermission and after performance. Link here 315 East Palisade Avenue, Englewood. or call 201-569-9500 ext. 3214. 

SATURDAY

outdoors

Bike Race at Branch Brook Park. 7am-1pm. Link here. 

Annual Wolf Birthday at Turtle Back Zoo. 11am-4pm. Celebrate Atticus and Methos birthdays w/live music, animal programs, meet the keeper, birthday cake and more. Link here. 560 Northfield Ave, West Orange, NJ. Link here

Essential2Life benefit for American Red Cross. 5K race/3K walk at 9:30am. Kids sprints 10:15 am. DJ, band, prizes, goodie bags, refreshments. Liberty State Park, Jersey City. Link here. $20/$5 kids.

shows

Bubblemania. 1:30 & 2:30pm. Tickets $6, call to reserve seats. Liberty Science Center. Link here. 201-200-1000.

Smuckers Stars on Ice at Izod Center. East Rutherford. Link here

FREE

Saturday. Free Gelato, Ice Cream and Italian Ice Day. 12pm-10pm. Sotto Zero in North Arlington will celebrate its first anniversary with scoops while supplies last. Link here

FUNDRAISERS

Saturday. Spaghetti Western. 6:30pm. Benefit for Boy Scout Troop 139. All you can eat spaghetti, bread, salad, soda and water. Then, twirl your partner in some square dancing! $15 adult/$10 child under 18. Conlon Hall, North William St, Bergenfield.

Saturday. Step into Autism. 10 am. Preview and buy latest footwear, handbags and accessories for Spring. 10% of sales go to The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation. Gardiner & Co., 10 Van Neste Square, Ridgewood. 

SUNDAY

1 Mile fun run and 10K at Branch Brook Park. Cherry Blossom Festival. Link here

Doktor Kaboom! at Bergen Pac. 1pm and 4pm. One man science variety show. Link here