There is plenty to see, make and do this weekend…especially when it comes to bringing Dad along for the fun! Whether you do an art project together in Trenton, eat some cupcakes in Rutherford, run/walk for charity in Madison, take a hike in Tenafly, or enjoy a firefly festival in Princeton…take time to treasure Daddy and me time!
Glee Live! In Concert. 8pm. Live performances of numbers from seasons 1 and 2. IZOD Center, East Rutherford. Link here.
Art All Night. Sat. 3pm to Sun. 3pm. A 24 hour art event featuring almost a thousand artists and over 10,000 attendees. Live music, interactive art, animation, kids activities, contests, etc. $10 adults; $8 children. Historic Roebling Wire Works, Trenton. Link here.
Cupcakefest 2011. 1pm to 7pm. Listen to a free concert, sample cupcakes, visit vendors and win prizes, too! Or, try your luck at the cupcake eating contest. Proceeds benefit Bloomfield's John A. Bukowski Shelter for Animals (pet supply donations encouraged!). Lincoln Park Bandshell, Rutherford. Free! Link here.
Funplex Pool Grand Opening. 2pm to 5pm. BBQ lunch, access to swimming pool and other free activities! East Hanover. Only $10! Link here.
Enoch of NJ Annual Homeschooling Convention. Fri: 2-9pm; Sat: 9am to 6pm. Theme: Renewing the Vision. Free admission to parents of preschoolers. Great place to find used curriculum! NJ Convention and Expo Center, Edison. Link here.
Pediatric Angel Network Classic 5K/10K/Fun Run. Check in/registration: 9:30am; Fun run/walk: 9:30am; 5K-10K: 11am; awards: 1pm. Preregistration $30; race day: $35. Fun run $15. This charitable run will help give a child with a long term illness or disability a chance at a healthy life. Register at: http://www.bestrace.com. Giralda Farms, Madison.
Father's Day Craft. 11am to 3pm. Create a wallet for dad at Lakeshore Learning in Hackensack. Free! Link here.
Father's Day Movie Night. 5pm to 9pm. Drop off the kids at Master Lee's Tae Kwon Do for movie night with games, pizza, popcorn and a movie. Ages 4 to 12. $35. Oradell. Call to register: 201-262-1175.
Spring Harvest Beefstead. All you can eat feast with salads, beef, desserts and drinks. Live music and hayrides too! Donaldson Farms, Hackettstown. Link here.
Mom2Mom Tricky Tray. 6pm to 10pm. $25 entrance fee includes food, drinks, desserts and a goody bag. Mom2Mom supports parents of special needs children. Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament, Roseland. Call: 877-914-6662 to register. Link here.
23rd Annual Spring Fine Arts and Crafts. 10am to 5pm. Artisans from around the country. Brookdale Park, Bloomfield.
Firefly Festival. 4pm to 9pm. Celebrate this amazing insect with live music by Miss Amy and her Big Kids Band, wagon rides, games, projects, story time, obstacle course, refreshments too. Free except for $5 craft project fee per person. Terhune Orchards, Princeton. Link here.
Rebuilding Together Bergen County: Father's Day 5K Run/2K Fun Walk. 8am to 11am. Support an organization that rehabilitates low income homes, particularly for seniors, disable and families with children. Saddle River County Park, from Dunderhook to Fairlawn area. Link here.
3rd Annual Nutley Spectacular Spring Street Fair. 10am to 5pm. Downtown Nutley.
Father's Day Hike. 1pm to 3pm. Members and fathers are free! Non-members: $5. Tenafly Nature Center. Link here.