Staying in town for Memorial Day weekend? It doesn't have to be boring. Check out these local options:
Where/When: , 131 N Maple Ave, Ridgewood; Monday, May 30, 7:15 a.m.
Why Go: Come for fun and fitness for the whole family, with activities ranging from a Kid’s run to men’s and women’s 5K races. Over $6,000 in prizes to be won.
Franklin Lakes Memorial Day Parade and Critter Walk
Where/When: The parade starts at Commerce Street at 9 a.m. and continues up Franklin Avenue to the VFW Hall, where a ceremony unveiling the new memorial to the borough's war dead will take place around 9:30 a.m. Afterward, a Critter Walk will take place on Memorial Field (behind Borough Hall) in Memory of Franklin Lakes Animal Hospital Founder Dr. Cheryl Welch.
Where/When: 248 Lake St, Upper Saddle River; Monday, May 30, 6 – 10 p.m.
Why Go: Enjoy games, rides, food and family fun. The week-long carnival kicks off Monday.
Where/When: Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm; Petco, 9 Interstate Shopping Center Ramsey 201-327-5080
Why Go: Let their professional pet photographers create a lasting keepsake of your precious pet.