Categories for Union County Attraction

Teen Programs at Cranford Public Library – Summer 2017

Got a Cranford Teen? Here are the wonderful opportunities available for your teen this summer! Summer Reading Program – each book you read will earn you a raffle ticket which can be used to win prizes at the End-of-Summer-Reading Party on Wednesday, August 9th at 2pm. To sign up for ...

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Grounds for Sculpture

Adventurous garden and art lovers will find an incredible treasure in The Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ. I visited with my mother not long ago. We were both awe-struck by the larger than life scultpures.   But the sculptures that we found completely captivating were the ones that were ...

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Fanwood Party in the Park – 6/27/17

Summer is here! Fanwood Recreation is sponsoring a Party in the Park on Tuesday, June 27th from 6:00-8:30 pm. Come to La Grande Park for food, music, laser tag, prizes, and inflatable rides. Afterward, Fanwood Recreation will be hosting a free showing of the movie “The Secret Life Of Pets” ...

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Telescopes Available for Loan at 2 Union County Libraries

On Thursday, June 1st, 2017 the Fanwood Memorial Library and the Scotch Plains Public Library are kicking off The Library Telescope Project in New Jersey!  Both libraries received a donation of a fully outfitted reflecting telescope.  The funds for the first two telescopes were donated by the Fanwood-Scotch Plains Rotary ...

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Linden Summer Concert Series

The City of Linden is hosting a Summer Concert Series this summer. Events are held at the Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade at 400 North Wood Avenue in Linden and are free to residents. Seating is first come, first served, and residents are encouraged to bring lawn chairs. June 23 – ...

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Battle of Short Hills Reenactment

Background: On June 26, 1777, Union County was the site of the Battle of Short Hills.  The battle took place primarily in Scotch Plains and Metuchen. George Washington’s Continental Army had left Morristown to a strong position in the Watchung Mountains, a very difficult place for the British Army, led ...

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NJ Stay-cations!

Some years, it’s too hard to coordinate the family’s schedules or take too much time away. Other times, it’s a budgetary decision. Whatever your reason, we’ve compiled a list of 2 weeks worth of day trips you can easily take from Union County. Atlantic City – walk the streets that ...

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Go to Warinanco Park for Cherry Blossoms, Magnolias and more!

Warninanco Park  is a beautiful park oasis.  We enjoyed walking through the winding trails filled with endless flowering magnolias and cherry trees.     There is also a bicycle path and playgrounds with plenty of space for picnics.     In the summer, young ones can play in the spray ground. Older ...

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Fanwood’s Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday

1500 Easter eggs will be filled with goodies and prize tickets and then hidden at Forest Road Park on Saturday, April 8th for Fanwood’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt! Children can meet the Easter Bunny and guess how many chocolate eggs and jelly beans there are. Bring your own decorated egg and ...

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Pi Day in NJ

Happy Pi Day! Pi, of course, is the Greek letter Л. Do you remember learning that the circumference of a circle is Л time the radius squared? Л  is an infinite number beginning with the digits 3.14. Today is 3/14, so we celebrate Pi Day! Today is only Pi day to ...

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