Harlem Globetrotters 2012 World Tour. Fri: 7pm; Mon: 1pm. Featuring Youtube sensation Jacob Tucker. IZOD Center, East Rutherford. Link here

South American Carneval. Sat thru Mon: 11am to 3pm. Celebrate Mardi Gras with music, dane, masks and beads. Garden State Discovery Museum, Cherry Hill. Link here.

Kids Week at the Intrepid. The celebration will kick off with Circus Weekend, welcoming Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus. The rest of the week will bring: Space and Aviation Day, Broadway Day with performances from Broadway’s Best, Puppet Day, Sports Day with the Knicks, Rangers, Liberty and a special appearance by Mr. Met himself! On Friday, Intrepid’s 30th Birthday will be celebrated by all on Birthday Party Day and Safari Weekend is sure to close out Kids Week 2012 with a bang, as creatures great and small take over the Museum. Pier 86, New York. Link here

NJ Flower & Garden Show. Fri/Sat: 10am to 8pm; Sun: 11am to 6pm. Over 25,000 attendees will view fabulous garden displays, garden marketplace and seminars. $15; kids under 11 free. NJ Convention and Expo Center, Edison. Link here

Beauty and the Beast. Sat/Sun: 12pm and 4pm. Adults: $22; Children: $18. Smiling Rhino Theatre, Pompton Lakes. Link here


Charlotte's Web. 10am. Stage production based on E.B. White's story of a pig and a spider and a very unique friendship! Paper Mill Playhouse, Millburn. Link here

DIY Log Cabin at Lakeshore Learning. 11am to 3pm. Hackensack. Link here


National Geographic Little Explorers Event. 10am. Hands on activities, songs, quizzes and more related to the theme of birds. Call to reserve a spot 201-488-1103. Pottery Barn Kids, Riverside Mall, Hackensack. 

Washington's Birthday at Historic New Bridge Landing. 1pm to 5pm. The Tricorne Ensemble will demonstrate 18th Century dances, musical accompaniment from the fiddle, hot cider and crullers. Bergen County Historical Society. Campbell-Christie House, 1201 Main Street, River Edge. $7 adult; $5 child suggested donation. Link here.

Backyard Bird Count. 1pm to 3pm. Be a "citizen scientist" and participate in this research project. Identify NJ's winter birds and take a walk to identify birds. Bring binoculars. No need to register. $5 non-members. Link here. Flat Rock Brook Nature Center, Englewood. Link here


President's Day Craft-a-saurus! 10am to 5pm. Make fossils, dino hats and puppets. It'll be Dino-mite! NJ Children's Museum, Paramus. Link here

President's Day Open House. 12:30pm to 4:30pm. Help out the museum with planning art and science adventures. Invent games and challenges for other museum visitors. Newark Museum. Link here