Tuesdays at the Tower Concert Series

Thursdays on Dune

Saturday & Sunday

Stone Harbor Bird Sanctuary Tours

10am, Egret Espy Trail entrance at 114th Street and Second Avenue, stoneharborbirdsanctuary.com

Take a guided tour with an experienced docent and learn about the natural history and wildlife of the island. Tours are one hour long, and suitable for families.



Stone Harbor Farmers Market

8am-12:30pm, 95th Street Water Tower Plaza, shnj.org

Visit this weekly market featuring fresh produce, flowers, organic coffee, seafood, crepes, gourmet oil, local honey and more!



Monday Funday

10am, Avalon Free Public Library & Avalon History Center, avalonfreelibrary.org

As part of the library’s Summer Reading Program, enjoy an interactive children’s event every Monday. Check the website for a full schedule of events.

Aug. 5......The Franklin Institute Visits the Library

Aug. 12...Behind the Scenes at the Museum: “Then and Now”

Aug. 19...Family Astronomy Program (Special time, 7pm)


Surfside Live

6:30-8:30pm, Surfside Park, avalonrecreation.org

Enjoy interactive, family-fun activities every Monday at Avalon’s new Surfside Park.

Aug. 5......Trollstice Celebration

Aug. 12....Frozen Fever

Aug. 19....Dance & Sing with Mouse & Friends

Aug. 26....Minions Mayhem


Stone Harbor Family Night

7pm, Stone Harbor Firehouse, stoneharborrecreation.com

Families will enjoy fun entertainment every Monday including magic shows, puppet theatre, story time, animal adventures and more.


Tuesday & Thursday

Story Time

10am, Avalon Free Public Library

Bring the children to the library for a morning full of book reading, crafts and dancing.



Teen Tuesdays

Avalon Free Public Library, avalonfreelibrary.org

New for 2019! Teens can enjoy a fun activity every week through the summer.

Aug. 6.......LEGO Mindstorms with Jon Gibson, 11am

Aug. 13....Teen Book Talk & Giveaway, 11am

Aug. 20....Open Mic Night, 6pm

Aug. 27....Art Workshop: Decorative Tiles, 11am


Tuesdays at the Tower Concert Series

7-8pm, 95th Street Water Tower Plaza, stoneharborbeach.com

Featuring live bands every Tuesday evening and a beer & wine garden sponsored by the Stone Harbor Chamber of Commerce.

Aug. 13.....Pure Jerry (Grateful Dead tribute)

Aug. 20.....The Seabillys

Aug. 27.....Driftwoodstock


Beach Movies

Dusk, 30th Street beach, avalonrecreation.org

Grab your beach chairs and blankets and head back to the beach at dusk every Tuesday for a family-friendly movie showing on the big screen.

Aug. 6........“Jaws 2”

Aug. 13.....“Beauty and the Beast”

Aug. 20.....“Top Gun”

Aug. 27.....“Peter Rabbit”



Kids’ LEGO Club

10am, Avalon Free Public Library, avalonfreelibrary.org

Calling all LEGO fans! The library supplies the LEGOs, you supply the imagination! Featuring a new project each session.


Family Beach Games

6-8pm, 81st Street beach, stoneharborrecreation.com

Grab the family and enjoy beach games every week including bocce, cornhole and beach volleyball.



APAC Children’s Mini Event

10am, Avalon Free Public Library, avalonperformingarts.org

Enjoy interactive children’s performances each week.

Aug. 1......Mr. Magico

Aug. 8......Yosi’s Beach Party

Aug. 15....Sea Creatures with Amazing Features

Aug. 22....Fairytale Puppet Show


Thursdays on Dune

5:30-8:30pm, Veterans Plaza, visitavalonnj.com

Featuring children’s activities, crafts and giveaways from 5:30-7pm including face painting, character appearances and more, followed by a live band performance from 7-8:30pm.

Aug. 1.......Catch Me a Pirate/Lima Bean Riot

Aug. 8.......Avalon Baby Parade with Clubhouse Friends/Boy in Black

Aug. 15....Moana Luau/The Zone

Aug. 22....Villains Takeover/Stereo Giants

Aug. 29....Prince and Princess Night/Sidearm


Thursdays on the Lawn

Thursdays 7:30-9pm, St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, stmarysstoneharbor.org

St. Mary’s rocks every Thursday evening. Grab your beach chairs and enjoy live music every Thursday evening on the lawn of the church. Refreshments and cookies provided.

Aug. 1.......Three and One

Aug. 8.......Bob Campanell

Aug. 15.....Jim Bannach of BLT



Video Games

11am-noon, Avalon Free

Public Library, avalonfreelibrary.org

Play Nintendo Switch on the big screen, plus enjoy Nintendo DS, tabletop games and more! Suitable for children of all ages.


Surfside Jam

6:30-8pm, Surfside Park, avalonrecreation.org

DJ dance party, games, prizes, face painting and family fun for all.

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