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Things To Do In NJ

Turtle Back Zoo, West Orange, NJ
Sheep Shearing

Monday, May 31
11 am – 2 pm
Join the farm

at the zoo as the sheep welcome in the summer by losing their wool coats. Professional shearer will be doing continual demonstrations at the petting zoo area.

Presby Memorial Iris Gardens, Upper Montclair, NJ
Annual Family Garden Party

Saturday, May 29
10:00 am  – 3 pm

Bring the family and enjoy live music, refreshments, a student iris art exhibit, the bloom season raffle and meet/learn about local environmental organizations.

Wildwoods Convention Center

Wildwoods International Kite Festival

Friday, May 28 – Monday, May 31

The 25th annual event begins on Friday at noon with the Unlocking of the Ocean media event on the beach behind the Wildwoods Convention Center. Festivities follow at 9 p.m. with an illuminated night kite fly with spotlighted kites and cool music on the beach at Rio Grande Avenue. Saturday and Sunday will feature the East Coast Stunt Kite Championships on the beach, as well as kite exhibits, workshops and indoor flying inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. Monday will feature the World Indoor Kite Competition inside the Wildwoods Convention Center.

Monmouth Park Parking Area
The Lions’ Strawberry Fair

Friday, May 28
6 pm – 11 pm

This official State of New Jersey Department of Agriculture event incorporates educational displays and programs with rides, games, attractions, and food—including strawberry shortcake. Feed farm animals in the petting zoo, and see llamas, kangaroos, large panthers, and reptiles.


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