Wondering what to do this weekend? Below are the top picks you and your family can enjoy.
1. Where/When: Saturday, 2 p.m.; 52 Ackerson Street, River Edge
Why Go: will be celebrating their25th anniversary and at the same time hosting an annual benefit concert to raise funds for those in need - River Edge resident Sam Nugent and Brenna Lowry Hasselmann of Warwick, NY.
Pricing: $25 per ticket
2. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
Where/When: Friday/Saturday, 8 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m.;
Why Go: Watch this enjoyable musical about the unlikeliest group of heroes: a quirky yet charming cast of outsiders for whom a spelling bee is the one place where they can stand out and fit in at the same time.
Pricing: $21 per ticket
3. Friday Night Bounce
Where/When: Friday, 6 p.m. to 8 pm; 651 Route 17 South, Paramus
Why Go: Let your kids bounce some of their energy out. Pajamas are optional.
Pricing: $13 per child
4. Family Fun Friday: Pirates and Princesses!
Where/When: Friday, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.; The play area near Sears at Paramus Park Mall, 700 Paramus Park
Why Go: Come dressed as your favorite pirate or princess and be ready for some face-painting, balloon art, pretzel samples and giveaways.
5. I-AM Possible Spa Night
Where/When: Saturday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Ridgewood Elks, 111 Maple Ave., Ridgewood
Why Go: Indulge and pamper yourself with massages, mini facials, and makeup. Also enjoy live music performances, appetizers, beverages and shopping!
Pricing: $50 for VIP Guest
6. Personalized Desktop Caddy Craft
Where/When: Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Lakeshore Learning Center, 449 Essex St., Hackensack, (201) 441-9214
Why Go: Now your kids can create a caddy to hold their school supplies.
7. Professional Pet Photography
Where/When: Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 6 pm; Petco, 9 Interstate Shopping Center, Ramsey
Why Go: Let professional pet photographers create a lasting keepsake of your pet.
8. Westwood Library Book Sale
Where/When: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.; Westwood Free Public Library, 49 Park Ave., Westwood
Why Go: This is the perfect chance for book lovers to scoop up some new reading material at a discounted price.
9. Hurdy Gurdy Concert: April Verch
Where/When: Saturday, 8 p.m.; Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th St., Fair Lawn
Why Go: See a memorable contemporary folk performer.
Pricing: $25 for non-members, $22 for members
10. Wings & Wheels Expo 2011
Where/When: Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Aviation Hall of Fame and Museum of NJ, 400 Fred Wehran Dr., Teterboro
Why Go: Enjoy a vintage aircraft and auto show featuring a B-17 “Yankee Lady."
Pricing: Adults: $12, Seniors & Children under 12: $7, Under 3: Free
What do you have planned for the weekend? Share your plans in our comment box below. We want to hear from you!