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08 April

CANCELED: Spring Break Camp

April 8, 2020 Berson Education Center, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ, USA $90.00 Available
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April 9, 2020 Berson Education Center, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ, USA $90.00 Available
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April 10, 2020 Berson Education Center, 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange, NJ, USA $90.00 Available
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a message from the essex county executive

Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.

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Turtle Back Zoo

The Essex County Turtle Back Zoo is temporarily closing to the public effective March 14, 2020 following the lead and directive of our state health and government officials as a measure to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus in our community.Learn more