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June 01, 2011

June 1, 2011

Welcome to The New Jersey Leisure Guide Times!

This newsletter brings you a capsule of popular leisure events and things to do in New Jersey during the month of June, 2011.

This Edition's Contents...

  • Popular June Events and Things To Do
  • This Month's Featured Restaurant

Popular June 2011 Events and Things To Do

With the the unofficial beginning of Summer on Memorial Day weekend now behind us, June brings with it the expectation of getting outdoors to experience all the warm weather activities we longed for during the long winter season.

Here is a capsule of some of the popular events that are happening in New Jersey during the month of June.

Holy Trinity Greek Fest
2011 June 2, 3, 4, 2011
Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church
250 Gallows Hill Road
Westfield, NJ
908- 233-8533
A fun event for families and young children who come to enjoy a taste Greece with Greek music and dancing and of course Greek food including Gyros, Spanakopita, Greek Feta Cheese, Fried Calamar, Loukoumathes, Baklava and more.

RiverFest 2011
Friday, June 3, 2011 - Sunday, June 5, 2011
Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation (JSJBF)
Marine Park Red Bank, NJ
(732) 933-1984
3 days of outstanding food, music and family fun. Over 24 of the Jersey's Shore top restaurants prepare a sampling of their menus. It's Red Bank featured attraction for the whole family for a fun filled day. 150,000 attendees are expected. Artisans are selected to show & sell their handmade items & artwork in "Artisan's Alley." There will be rides for the kids, games,entertainment and arts & craft activities. River cruises on the Navesink River are a very popular family activity.

Take the Family Out Strawberry Picking
Strawberry picking is a great family activity and the best way to enjoy flavor full strawberries. If you love strawberry's avoid the supermarkets --- where strawberries are sold before they fully ripen --- and head out to a strawberry picking farm in New Jersey. [ Learn where the best Strawberry picking Farms are |

41st New Jersey Irish Festival
Sunday, June 12, 2011 12pm -7pm
Monmouth Park Race Track
Oceanport Avenue
Oceanport NJ
Featuring food, music, merchandise,games, raffles, and additional entertainment for children. The New Jersey Irish Festival is a day-long celebration of Irish culture and heritage. Live entertainment with 2 stages, pipe band competition, Irish step dancing, Catholic mass, a full day of horse racing, and more.

Take the family to see Madagascar Live!
Tuesday June 14, 2011 at 3:00PM & 6:00PM, Wednesday June 15, 3:00PM & 6:00PM
State Theatre
New Brunswick

Celebrate Father's Day with a Spirit of New York Father's Day Cruises
Cruises from Lincoln Harbor Marina Weehawken, NJ
866-483-3866 This year, celebrate Dad and all he does for the family with a spin around the New York Harbor aboard an Entertainment Cruises' Father's Day lunch or dinner cruise. View the most spectacular skyline in the world through massive panoramic windows and vast outdoor viewing decks, while enjoying all-you-can-eat gourmet buffets, live onboard entertainment and dancing. So leave the neckties at the pier and set sail to give Dad a present he'll always remember.

Learn More about other Father's Day Events in New Jersey

North Wildwood Italian-American Festival
June 24-26, 2011
Olde New Jersey Avenue
North Wildwood, NJ
Annual celebration of Italian-American heritage held in North Wildwood. This three-day event draws over 75,000 people and features continuous live Doo-Wop entertainment, Italian Craft & Food vendors, children's activities and many other exciting events. Fri: 5 PM to 11 PM Sat: Noon to 11 PM Sun: 11 AM to 6 PM.

The Red, White, And Blueberry Festival
June 26, 2011
High School grounds on Old Forks Road just off Rte 30 (White Horse Pike)
Indulge in eating anything and everything made of blueberries. One of the areas biggest family fun days featuring a 500-vehicle antique car show, arts & crafts, delicious food, kiddy rides, strolling entertainers, a Blueberry pie-eating contest and a live stage show.

23rd Annual Asbury Park Jazz Festival
June 25 - 26, 2011
Sunset Park Sunset Avenue and Main Street
Asbury Park, NJ
[email protected]
Professional outdoor staging will host live entertainment! Many of Asbury Park's popular restaurants and eateries will be serving specialty menu items from tented areas throughout the festival area! 12noon 6PM

This Month's Featured Restaurant

Celebrate Father's Day with a Family Brunch
Liberty House Restaurant
Jersey City, NJ
This attractive restaurant, located in Liberty State Park, is a hard to beat waterfront dining experience with fantastic views of the Manhattan skyline, the Statue of Liberty, and Liberty State Park. [ Read more ]

New Jersey Restaurant Reviews - New Jersey has over 23,000 restaurants and finding about them is often times a time consuming task. Check out our comprehensive ratings and reviews gathered from diners, critics, and personal visits by New Jersey Leisure Guide.

For other top New Jersey Attractions & Things to do in April:

Top Events in June - A schedule of the most popular events at the larger venues for concerts, theatre, entertainment, and festival.
Top Things To Do in June - Our recommendations for the most popular seasonal outdoor and indoor activities, events, attractions, and points of interest for people of all ages.

For smaller events or local happenings that occur in some of the smaller New Jersey towns, visit the NJ monthly calendar

Note: Most of this information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

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