Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a great holiday to share with your kids…teach them about accepting others’ differences, giving back to the community and enriching our communities. You can find many ways to celebrate this weekend in the Garden State!


Kids Fun Fair. Sat, Sun and Mon: 10am to 6pm. Elephant rides, camel rides, pony rides, petting zoo, and rides and games. . $10 adults, Children 12 and uner are FREE with coupon. Link here.


Pirates and Princesses. 5:30pm to 9pm. Treasure hunt, pirate tales, royal craft session, games like “Pass the Glass  Slipper” and costumes are welcome! NJ Children’s Museum, Paramus, Link here.

Disney on Ice: Treasure Trove. Rapunzel and Flynn travel to the worlds of Tiana, Cinderella, Jasmine, Ariel, Sleeping Beauty, Belle, Mulan and Snow White. Venture to Never Land and Africa with Simba. Prudential Center, Newark. Link here.

Nature Story Time. 11:30am to 12:15pm. A new story and animal each month. Meet on the visitor porch. Tenafly Nature Center. Link here.

Lego Art Workshops: Mosaics. 10am to 11am. Make projects that involve a variety of mediums and that in volve Legos. A materials list will be provided at registration. $15 nonmembers. Morris Museum, Morristown. Link here.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Weekend. 9am to 5pm. Free tours of the Ford Mansion and special programs throughout the park. Free! Morristown National Historical Park. Link here.


Fifty Years of Rock N Roll. 5pm. School of Rock will present a tribut to 50 years of Rock and Roll. Mexicali Live Cafe, Teaneck. Link here.

Stone Soup and Other Stories. 2pm to 3pm. A folktale about a family in Pinsk that is tricked in to creating a meal for a late friend. Kaplen JCC, Tenafly.