Time Again for Trains

Looking for exciting weekend activities and family-friendly fun? You're in the right place.

This weekend is all about dogs, trains and celebrating the winter months.

Below is the combination of our weekly pick of weekend activities and our Grab & Go Kids Planner, offering both fun weekend activities and great family-friendly fun at the same time.

Here are this week's picks:

4-H Winter Train Show
Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. at the on Milltown Road.
Why Go: To watch trains move and celebrate the 4-H's train afficionados with the annual showcase.
Cost: $4 for adults, and $2 for children ages 12 and under.

Winter Craftacular
When/Where: Saturday at 10 a.m. at the for children ages 3 through 8.
Why Go: To hear a story and create a craft while dressed in your warmest clothes to celebrate the winter months.
Cost: Free, though registration is required.

Flapjack Fundraiser
Sunday at 8 a.m. at on Promenade Boulevard.
Why Go: To work with the and Camp Bow Wow to raise money for Rawhide Rescue, while enjoying a delicious meal of pancakes, sausage and scrambled eggs.
Cost: $10, and all money will go to Rawhide Rescue.

Dog Adoption Day at Petsmart
Sunday at 11 a.m. at on Promenade Boulevard.
Why Go: To adopt your new best friend when you head over to the store for a wonderful new puppy.
Cost: $0 to attend, just costs associated with the adoption of the dog.

When/Where: Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. at the .
Why Go: To see the story of the woman who wrote 1960s classics like Chapel of Love and Da Doo Ron Ron.
Cost: $17 adults; $15 seniors and students.

When/Where: Saturday at 6 p.m. at
Why Go: To see more than 20 color guards from throughout the state perform.
Cost: Admission is $10, and you’ll want to bring extra money for food, programs and other items.

Watchung Arts Center Artistry of Dance
When/Where: 8 p.m. Friday at the Watchung Arts Center, 108 Stirling Road, Watchung.
Why Go: Hot cha-cha! Enjoy championship dancers Sergei and Olga Bezrodnov, as they demonstrate the steps they'll be teaching in a new series of classes at the center.
Cost: Free.


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