Parents’ Night Out North

Sign up for Parents' Night Out activities in Morris, Sussex and Warren counties.
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  • This Month's Activities

    Hello! Please check off all the events for which you would like to join us this month.

    Parents' Night Out is a site- and community-based program that provides children and teens with events that provide them with the opportunity to interact with their peers. In the meantime, parents and guardians are afforded time for themselves.
    This form is only for families who have already registered with Advancing Opportunities. If you are interested in participating in Parents' Night Out, please contact Jennifer Palmer, at

    You can also reach Jennifer Palmer at the office at, 973-426-1522, ext. 113. During PNO events, she can be reached on the PNO cell, at 973-580-7937. Please register as early in the month as possible to allow for staffing arrangements.
    Gather to socialize with your friends. We hope it will be a sunny evening, so so we can play outside on the playground one more time before it’s too dark at night. Then, we’ll come in for some karaoke fun. We’ll have our usual play dough, toys and games.
    Eat dinner before you come. Please bring a peanut- and tree-nut–free snack and drink.
    When: 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
    Where: First Presbyterian Church of Sparta, Education Annex, 32 Main St., Sparta, NJ 07871
    We will meet at Panera for dinner and then walk downstairs for a G- or PG-rated movie. PNO will provide dinner, the movie ticket, and a movie snack. When I confirm your registration, I will inform you of the movie choice and confirm the beginning and ending times of this event.
    When: TBA (about 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.)
    Where: Panera Bread and the Sparta Theatre, 25 Centre St., Sparta NJ 07870
    Tonight, Mrs. Karen will visit to lead a Halloween-themed Music and Movement session. We will have our usual games and toys and will take an evening flashlight walk.
    Please eat dinner before you come and bring a peanut- and tree-nut–free snack and drink.
    When: 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
    Where: Center for Healthier Living, Medical Arts Bldg., 108 Bilby Rd., Ste. 101, Hackettstown, NJ 07840
    Join us for a matinee show of Beauty and the Beast. We will gather in the conference room and go to The Growing Stage to enjoy a performance of the beloved Disney classic. Afterward, we will have dinner in the conference room and talk about the show.
    Please bring a peanut- and tree-nut–free bagged dinner and drink.
    When: 3:00 to 6:30 p.m.
    Where: The Growing Stage, 7 Ledgewood Ave., Netcong, NJ 07857
    Meet us for bowling and a pizza dinner at Pastime Lanes with friends of all ages. This is a 2-hour event, so please be on time for fun! Come alone or bring family members. Limited transportation will be available from the office at 5:00 p.m.
    When: 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
    Where: Pastime Lanes, County Rte. 24 (behind 2 West Main St. and across from the Black Horse Pub), Mendham, NJ 07945
    We have reserved a private room at the Morris County Library, where we can socialize with our friends of all ages. We’ll have some drawing supplies and board games, along with some read-aloud time. Feel free to bring a CD to share. If the weather is good, we’ll take a walk outside. Limited transportation may be available back to the office after the event.
    Please pack a peanut- and tree-nut–free snack and drink.
    When: 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
    Where: Morris County Library, 30 East Hannover Ave., Whippany, NJ 07981
    Today, we will meet to socialize with our friends. We will take a walk, enjoy autumn and Halloween crafts, play games, and listen to music.
    Please eat lunch at home and bring a peanut- and tree-nut–free snack and drink.
    When: 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
    Where: Budd Lake Office Downstairs Conference Room, 98 U.S. Hwy. 46 E., Budd Lake, NJ 07828
    Participants of all ages are invited to Music and Movement with Stella, alone or with a parent. Afterward, a pizza, veggie, and fruit dinner will be provided for all.
    When: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
    Where: Panther Valley Ecumenical Church, 1490 County Rte. 517, Hackettstown, NJ 07840