5 family-friendly events running in June 2018
Military Park carousel
Carousel entrance near Broad and New Streets
Daily, 11 AM – 7 PM (except during inclement weather
The Chambers Family Carousel in Military Park is open for the summer! The carousel will be open every day from 11 AM – 7 PM unless it rains. The carousel features 16 historic Newark horses. Anyone is welcome on the carousel regardless of age, and you can even buy a ride card so that you can keep coming back for more rides.
MakerSpace – Biodiversity in Art
49 Washington Street
Saturdays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 1-4 PM
Explore the diversity of the natural world around us by examining a spectrum of plants and stones. Learn how natural materials like wood, fiber, and minerals have been used in artmaking. Then trek through the Rockies & Alps, Dynamic Earth, and Abstracting Nature to find inspiration for your own creation.
Father’s Day Skate
Branch Brook Park Skating Rink
7th Ave at Clifton Ave
Sunday, June 17th, 3PM – 7PM
Celebrate dads with a special Father’s Day skate!
- Free Admission for Fathers When Accompanied by a Child
- $4.00 Additional for Skate Rental
- $10.00 Admission for Other Skaters
- $2.00 Spectators fee for Non Skaters 18yrs+ only
Arts & crafts with Sizzy Art
Broad Street and Park Place
Fridays, 4pm – 5pm
Each week the class takes on a different theme from back to school crafts to creating your favorite comic, and making dream catchers! Bring your kids and come craft your Friday afternoon away!
*Arts and crafts supplies are available for FREE for program participants*
Family Fun in the Kitchen
Greater Newark Conservancy
32 Prince Street
Saturday, June 23 • 11AM-12:30PM | $5 per child
“Invisible Fruit: Stories of Camouflage from the Periphery” is a solo exhibition of work by PES Artist in Residence, Shoshanna Weinberger.
In this hands on, interactive series, families will experience farm-to-table cooking. Families will harvest ingredients, learn to make a simple, affordable recipe and then taste and enjoy their craft together. Learn to make recipes the whole family will love!