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Planetarium

Planetarium

Sunday, December 30, 11:00 AM

New Jersey State Museum

Soar into space in the New Jersey State Museum's Planetarium! The Planetarium regularly premiers new and exciting shows for a variety of ages that feature state-of-the-art Full DomeVideo. Featured shows: 11:00 am - One World, One Sky (ages 3-6); 12:00pm - Earth, Moon, Sun (all ages); 1:00pm - Dinosaurs at Dusk (all ages); 2:00pm Laser Holiday Magic (all ages); and 3:00pm Dark Universe (all ages).

Mr Frost

Mr Frost

Sunday, December 30, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Painting with a Twist, Robbinsville

Kids paint with us, too! Children 7 - 13 are welcome in these 1.5 hour classes as well as adults of any age. If you have a slightly younger child who would like to paint please call the studio or email. Our age limits are based on typical attention span and motor skills.

24th Annual Holiday Light Show

24th Annual Holiday Light Show

Sunday, December 30, 5:00 PM

Shady Brook Farm, Yardley

Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show! Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive through in the comfort of your own car or enjoy the show on an open air wagon ride (weather permitting). The two mile trail takes about 20 min. to drive through if you’re taking your time to enjoy the sights (on a non-busy night). Warm up with a cup of hot cocoa and cook up s’mores at a toasty bonfire (cocoa, s’mores kits, and more treats available for purchase in the Farm Market.) Visit and have your photo taken with Santa (at the Farm Market) and pick out the perfect Christmas tree while you’re here!

Gremlins

Gremlins

Sunday, December 30, 6:45 PM - 8:45 PM

Hopewell Theater, 5 S Greenwood Ave

A gadget salesman is looking for a special gift for his son and finds one at a store in Chinatown. The shopkeeper is reluctant to sell him the `mogwai' but sells it to him with the warning to never expose him to bright light, water, or to feed him after midnight. All of this happens and the result is a gang of gremlins that decide to tear up the town on Christmas Eve. Directed by Joe Dante Runtime: 107 mins Rated: PG Common Sense Media rating: Ages 12+

Winter Wonderland Camp

Winter Wonderland Camp

Monday, December 31, 9:00 AM

Gymland, 6 Tennis Court, Unit B

Enjoy Camp at Gymland! Our campers will get the chance to do gymnastics, participate in group games, create arts and craft activities, zoom down the zip line, and enjoy inflatable MORPHY!

Baby Boot Camp

Baby Boot Camp

Monday, December 31, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Baby Boot Camp, Princeton Marketfair Mall

Our stroller fitness class is a 60-minute class format for moms with stroller-age children. Fitness for you. Fun for your child.

Makerspace: Light Up The New Year

Makerspace: Light Up The New Year

Monday, December 31, 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

scienceSeeds, 29 Emmons Drive - Suite G10 - Princeton

Did you know that almost everything we know about the universe comes from studying light? Do you think you are able to see something when sitting in total darkness? Did you know that colors can produce surprising effects, for example, in the way they mix together? Learn about light, color, circuits, and mirrors as you join us to make your own light-up creations. Projects will depend on the age of the participants.

Tumbles Open Gym

Tumbles Open Gym

Monday, December 31, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Tumbles, 1225 State Road, Princeton

Looking for FUN indoor activities? Come to TUMBLES, the Newest & Cleanest Indoor Learning Playground where kids can enjoy PLAYING in the GYM with lots of brand new equipment including trampoline, rock wall, ladder, gymnastics equipment & MORE! Please call or follow us on Facebook (@tumblesPrinceton) for specific hours and details. Today's sessions at 12:15pm and 3:15pm.

Shake Your Flakes

Shake Your Flakes

Monday, December 31, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Painting with a Twist, Robbinsville

Teens paint with us, too! If you have a slightly younger child who would like to paint please call the studio or email. Our age limits are based on typical attention span and motor skills.

24th Annual Holiday Light Show

24th Annual Holiday Light Show

Monday, December 31, 5:00 PM

Shady Brook Farm, Yardley

Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show! Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive through in the comfort of your own car or enjoy the show on an open air wagon ride (weather permitting). The two mile trail takes about 20 min. to drive through if you’re taking your time to enjoy the sights (on a non-busy night). Warm up with a cup of hot cocoa and cook up s’mores at a toasty bonfire (cocoa, s’mores kits, and more treats available for purchase in the Farm Market.) Visit and have your photo taken with Santa (at the Farm Market) and pick out the perfect Christmas tree while you’re here!

Public Skate

Public Skate

Tuesday, January 1, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Mercer County Park Ice Skating Center

Open Skate at the Mercer County Ice Skating Center. Skate rentals available for $4.

Pottery Barn Kids Storytime

Pottery Barn Kids Storytime

Tuesday, January 1, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Pottery Barn Kids, Market Fair Mall

Join us for readings, activities and more at the Pottery Barn Kids Story Time at Market Fair Mall.

Tumbles Open Gym

Tumbles Open Gym

Tuesday, January 1, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Tumbles, 1225 State Road, Princeton

Looking for FUN indoor activities? Come to TUMBLES, the Newest & Cleanest Indoor Learning Playground where kids can enjoy PLAYING in the GYM with lots of brand new equipment including trampoline, rock wall, ladder, gymnastics equipment & MORE! Please call or follow us on Facebook (@tumblesPrinceton) for specific hours and details. Today's session at 12pm and 3pm.

24th Annual Holiday Light Show

24th Annual Holiday Light Show

Tuesday, January 1, 5:00 PM

Shady Brook Farm, Yardley

Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show! Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive through in the comfort of your own car or enjoy the show on an open air wagon ride (weather permitting). The two mile trail takes about 20 min. to drive through if you’re taking your time to enjoy the sights (on a non-busy night). Warm up with a cup of hot cocoa and cook up s’mores at a toasty bonfire (cocoa, s’mores kits, and more treats available for purchase in the Farm Market.) Visit and have your photo taken with Santa (at the Farm Market) and pick out the perfect Christmas tree while you’re here!

Baby Boot Camp

Baby Boot Camp

Wednesday, January 2, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Baby Boot Camp, Princeton Marketfair Mall

Our stroller fitness class is a 60-minute class format for moms with stroller-age children. Fitness for you. Fun for your child.

Playtime at Gymland!

Playtime at Gymland!

Wednesday, January 2, 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Gymland, 6 Tennis Court, Unit B

Calling all babies, toddlers and big kids to open gym. Fun, supervised gymnastics for all ages. No pre-registration required . . . Open gym is a wonderful way to introduce your baby to the thrill of basic ovement/motor development as well as socialization and interaction with others. Also some time is spent on skills that challenge this age group more. Gymnastic apparatus is utilized to teach hanging, balancing, swinging, jumping, rolling, stretching, twisting and turning as well as familiarity with basic gymnastic skills for the 3 – 6 year old participants.

Public Skate

Public Skate

Wednesday, January 2, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Mercer County Park Ice Skating Center

Open Skate at the Mercer County Ice Skating Center. Skate rentals available for $4.

Bright Beginnings

Bright Beginnings

Wednesday, January 2, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Princeton Fitness & Wellness Center

This informative, relaxed group is for parents and caregivers of infants. Each week focuses on a different topic of interest to new parents, and guest speakers are occasionally featured. Infants and children under 4 years of age are welcome to attend with the parent or caregiver.

Wacky Wednesday Storytime

Wacky Wednesday Storytime

Wednesday, January 2, 11:00 AM

Barnes and Noble, Markert Fair Mall

Join us every Wednesday for Storytime in our Children's Department featuring your favorite characters and wacky adventures. Coloring activities to follow.

Tumbles Open Gym

Tumbles Open Gym

Wednesday, January 2, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Tumbles, 1225 State Road, Princeton

Looking for FUN indoor activities? Come to TUMBLES, the Newest & Cleanest Indoor Learning Playground where kids can enjoy PLAYING in the GYM with lots of brand new equipment including trampoline, rock wall, ladder, gymnastics equipment & MORE! Please call or follow us on Facebook (@tumblesPrinceton) for specific hours and details. Today's sessions at 12:15pm and 3:30pm.

24th Annual Holiday Light Show

24th Annual Holiday Light Show

Wednesday, January 2, 5:00 PM

Shady Brook Farm, Yardley

Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show! Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive through in the comfort of your own car or enjoy the show on an open air wagon ride (weather permitting). The two mile trail takes about 20 min. to drive through if you’re taking your time to enjoy the sights (on a non-busy night). Warm up with a cup of hot cocoa and cook up s’mores at a toasty bonfire (cocoa, s’mores kits, and more treats available for purchase in the Farm Market.) Visit and have your photo taken with Santa (at the Farm Market) and pick out the perfect Christmas tree while you’re here!

Baby Boot Camp

Baby Boot Camp

Thursday, January 3, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Baby Boot Camp, Princeton Marketfair Mall

Our stroller fitness class is a 60-minute class format for moms with stroller-age children. Fitness for you. Fun for your child.

Preschool Nature Class

Preschool Nature Class

Thursday, January 3, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association

Get wild with us weekly, as we learn about a variety of nature topics! Each class includes outdoor exploration, stories and a craft. Dress for the weather because we always go outside. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Public Skate

Public Skate

Thursday, January 3, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Mercer County Park Ice Skating Center

Open Skate at the Mercer County Ice Skating Center. Skate rentals available for $4.

Crybaby Matinee: 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows

Crybaby Matinee: 20th Annual Animation Show of Shows

Thursday, January 3, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Hopewell Theater

THE 20th ANNUAL ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS represents the work of artists from six countries and includes six student films. Funny, moving, engaging, and thought-provoking, Directed by multiple filmmakers. Runtime: 98 mins Rated: This program is not rated, however we recommend children under 13 are accompanied by a parent or guardian. Please call our box office at 609-466-1964 for more information. Hopewell Theater is proud to offer Crybaby Matinees each Thursday at 11 am. Babes-in-arms, infants in strollers, and carriers will be let in for free. Otherwise all tickets are $6. These screenings offer a sensory friendly environment: Lights are turned up and sound is turned down All ages are welcome (including infants) Talking and noise is allowed and guests can move around Latecomers are admitted Please note that though the environment is sensory friendly, not all film content may be suitable for this purpose. Please contact our box office at 609-466-1964 for further information.

Tumbles Open Gym

Tumbles Open Gym

Thursday, January 3, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Tumbles, 1225 State Road, Princeton

Looking for FUN indoor activities? Come to TUMBLES, the Newest & Cleanest Indoor Learning Playground where kids can enjoy PLAYING in the GYM with lots of brand new equipment including trampoline, rock wall, ladder, gymnastics equipment & MORE! Please call or follow us on Facebook (@tumblesPrinceton) for specific hours and details. Today's sessions at 11:30am and 3:30pm.

Storytime Yoga

Storytime Yoga

Thursday, January 3, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Princeton Playspace, 745 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ 08540

Our certified yoga instructor will incorporate yoga which as you know has profound benefits on our bodies, minds, and hearts, so why not start early! Our class is also designed to teach kids to stay healthy, use their imagination, and think positively - all valuable life skills they can use into adulthood. All of the exercises & breathing and meditation techniques will be child-appropriate. Crafts, movement, singing, dance, and puppetry will be also be incorporated into our storytime to expose them to the various layers literature. There will always be a language-based game at the end of each storytime to review concepts learned during a book. It's a great way to practice paying attention, following directions, developing pre-reading skills, and socializing. We believe that is it is never too early to read to your children, so join us for some stories at Princeton Playspace!

24th Annual Holiday Light Show

24th Annual Holiday Light Show

Thursday, January 3, 5:00 PM

Shady Brook Farm, Yardley

Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show! Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive through in the comfort of your own car or enjoy the show on an open air wagon ride (weather permitting). The two mile trail takes about 20 min. to drive through if you’re taking your time to enjoy the sights (on a non-busy night). Warm up with a cup of hot cocoa and cook up s’mores at a toasty bonfire (cocoa, s’mores kits, and more treats available for purchase in the Farm Market.) Visit and have your photo taken with Santa (at the Farm Market) and pick out the perfect Christmas tree while you’re here!

Disney On Ice: 100 Years of Magic

Disney On Ice: 100 Years of Magic

Thursday, January 3, 7:00 PM

Cure Insurance Arena

Celebrate the legacy of Disney in this ice skating spectacular as Mouse-ter of Ceremonies Mickey Mouse leads a parade of characters including Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and an ensemble of Disney Princesses. Be dazzled by the magic of Disney’s Frozen with Anna, Elsa and the hilarious Olaf. Sing-a-long to over 30 of your favorite Disney songs including “Let It Go!,” “You’ve Got A Friend in Me,” and “Hakuna Matata.” Exciting moments from Disney Pixar’s Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Disney’s The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and more will leave the whole family with memories that will last a lifetime.

Baby Boot Camp

Baby Boot Camp

Friday, January 4, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Baby Boot Camp, Princeton Marketfair Mall

Our stroller fitness class is a 60-minute class format for moms with stroller-age children. Fitness for you. Fun for your child.

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Friday, January 4, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sky Zone Hamilton

Toddler Time is a great shared experience for child and parent. A time for your little ones to discover the joy of being active, bouncing under the supervision of their parents, and without interference from the big kids. Sessions at 10am and again at 11am.

Public Skate

Public Skate

Friday, January 4, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Mercer County Park Ice Skating Center

Open Skate at the Mercer County Ice Skating Center. Skate rentals available for $4.

Friday Fun Day Storytime

Friday Fun Day Storytime

Friday, January 4, 11:00 AM

Barnes and Noble, Markert Fair Mall

Join us every Friday for Storytime in our Children's Department. From classic stories and favorite characters, to seasonal stories and new releases, there's always something fun in store. Coloring activities to follow.

Tumbles Open Gym

Tumbles Open Gym

Friday, January 4, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

Tumbles, 1225 State Road, Princeton

Looking for FUN indoor activities? Come to TUMBLES, the Newest & Cleanest Indoor Learning Playground where kids can enjoy PLAYING in the GYM with lots of brand new equipment including trampoline, rock wall, ladder, gymnastics equipment & MORE! Please call or follow us on Facebook (@tumblesPrinceton) for specific hours and details. Today's sessions at 12:15pm and 3:30pm.

Babies, Toddlers, and Big Kids play time at Gymland!

Babies, Toddlers, and Big Kids play time at Gymland!

Friday, January 4, 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Gymland, 6 Tennis Court, Unit B

Fun, supervised gymnastics for all ages. No pre-registration required . . . Open gym is a wonderful way to introduce your baby to the thrill of basic ovement/motor development as well as socialization and interaction with others. Also some time is spent on skills that challenge this age group more. Gymnastic apparatus is utilized to teach hanging, balancing, swinging, jumping, rolling, stretching, twisting and turning as well as familiarity with basic gymnastic skills for the 3 – 6 year old participants.

24th Annual Holiday Light Show

24th Annual Holiday Light Show

Friday, January 4, 5:00 PM

Shady Brook Farm, Yardley

Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show! Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive through in the comfort of your own car or enjoy the show on an open air wagon ride (weather permitting). The two mile trail takes about 20 min. to drive through if you’re taking your time to enjoy the sights (on a non-busy night). Warm up with a cup of hot cocoa and cook up s’mores at a toasty bonfire (cocoa, s’mores kits, and more treats available for purchase in the Farm Market.) Visit and have your photo taken with Santa (at the Farm Market) and pick out the perfect Christmas tree while you’re here!

Disney On Ice: 100 Years of Magic

Disney On Ice: 100 Years of Magic

Friday, January 4, 7:00 PM

Cure Insurance Arena

Celebrate the legacy of Disney in this ice skating spectacular as Mouse-ter of Ceremonies Mickey Mouse leads a parade of characters including Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and an ensemble of Disney Princesses. Be dazzled by the magic of Disney’s Frozen with Anna, Elsa and the hilarious Olaf. Sing-a-long to over 30 of your favorite Disney songs including “Let It Go!,” “You’ve Got A Friend in Me,” and “Hakuna Matata.” Exciting moments from Disney Pixar’s Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Disney’s The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and more will leave the whole family with memories that will last a lifetime.

GLOW

GLOW

Friday, January 4, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Sky Zone Hamilton

We're different after dark. Lasers, music and blacklight transform the whole park into a crazy jumping dance club. Flips are limited to Foam Zone during Glow. Waivers are required for all persons entering the park during Glow. The 2-Hour Jump Session includes Live DJ & Includes GLOW T-Shirt (SkySocks sold separately)

Baby Boot Camp

Baby Boot Camp

Saturday, January 5, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Baby Boot Camp, Princeton Marketfair Mall

Our stroller fitness class is a 60-minute class format for moms with stroller-age children. Fitness for you. Fun for your child.

Toddler Time

Toddler Time

Saturday, January 5, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Sky Zone Hamilton

Toddler Time is a great shared experience for child and parent. A time for your little ones to discover the joy of being active, bouncing under the supervision of their parents, and without interference from the big kids.

Storytime and Activities Featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog

Storytime and Activities Featuring Clifford the Big Red Dog

Saturday, January 5, 11:00 AM

Barnes and Noble, Markert Fair Mall

Clifford is an adorable dog whose well-meaning bumblings have great kid appeal especially for his owner, Emily Elizabeth. Join us as we read about everyone's favorite big red dog. Plus, get a coupon from our Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4.

Disney On Ice: 100 Years of Magic

Disney On Ice: 100 Years of Magic

Saturday, January 5, 11:00 AM

Cure Insurance Arena

Celebrate the legacy of Disney in this ice skating spectacular as Mouse-ter of Ceremonies Mickey Mouse leads a parade of characters including Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy and an ensemble of Disney Princesses. Be dazzled by the magic of Disney’s Frozen with Anna, Elsa and the hilarious Olaf. Sing-a-long to over 30 of your favorite Disney songs including “Let It Go!,” “You’ve Got A Friend in Me,” and “Hakuna Matata.” Exciting moments from Disney Pixar’s Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Disney’s The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and more will leave the whole family with memories that will last a lifetime. Shows at 11am, 3pm and 7pm.

Family Fun Concert: The Green Planet Band

Family Fun Concert: The Green Planet Band

Saturday, January 5, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

5 S Greenwood Ave Hopewell, NJ

Kylee Rapp, Tyler Rapp and Anna Rapp formed The Green Planet band when their elementary school was holding a talent show. They decided to play Rock n Roll. They practiced their first song together, Why Do Fools Fall In Love, for 30+ days straight. In May 2016, The Green Planet performed out for the first time at their school talent show. Kylee, Tyler and Anna decided to continue as a band and haven’t stopped since. The Green Planet wants to keep the Earth healthy and clean. They love helping others and their community. They live by three words: Respect, Consideration and Integrity. Recycling Rock n' Roll One Song at a Time. Players are: Kylee - 12 years old. Guitar and vocals. She's a Girl Scout. Tyler - 10 years old. Drums. He plays baseball. Anna - 10 years old. Bass guitar. Enjoys art. Mama Lisa - guitar

Open Bounce

Open Bounce

Saturday, January 5, 12:50 PM - 2:05 PM

Bounce U, West WIndsor

Join us for one hour and 15 minutes of Bouncing FUN! Must be 34 inches to Bounce. Don't forget your socks! Reservations will not guarantee a spot unless it is prepaid.

Public Skate

Public Skate

Saturday, January 5, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Mercer County Park Ice Skating Center

Open Skate at the Mercer County Ice Skating Center. Skate rentals available for $4.

Open Gym

Open Gym

Saturday, January 5, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Gymland, 6 Tennis Court, Unit B

Here, the participant will have an extra opportunity to work on skills he or she has been learning in classes or reinforce skills already acquired. Instructors are on hand to provide guidance to all participants.

24th Annual Holiday Light Show

24th Annual Holiday Light Show

Saturday, January 5, 5:00 PM

Shady Brook Farm, Yardley

Experience the magic of more than 3 million lights illuminating acres of farmland at Shady Brook Farm’s Holiday Light Show! Encounter whimsical displays and familiar characters as you drive through in the comfort of your own car or enjoy the show on an open air wagon ride (weather permitting). The two mile trail takes about 20 min. to drive through if you’re taking your time to enjoy the sights (on a non-busy night). Warm up with a cup of hot cocoa and cook up s’mores at a toasty bonfire (cocoa, s’mores kits, and more treats available for purchase in the Farm Market.) Visit and have your photo taken with Santa (at the Farm Market) and pick out the perfect Christmas tree while you’re here!

GLOW

GLOW

Saturday, January 5, 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Sky Zone Hamilton

We're different after dark. Lasers, music and blacklight transform the whole park into a crazy jumping dance club. Flips are limited to Foam Zone during Glow. Waivers are required for all persons entering the park during Glow. The 2-Hour Jump Session includes Live DJ & Includes GLOW T-Shirt (SkySocks sold separately)

 

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