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Lakewood BlueClaws
FirstEnergy Park, 2 Stadium Way, Lakewood, 732-901-7000
    Join the Kids Club for exclusive special events. Fireworks every Friday. Kids eat free on Sundays and run the bases on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Birthday parties.

Lehigh Valley Ironpigs
Coca-Cola Park, 1050 IronPigs Way, Allentown, PA, 610-841-7447
    Minor league baseball team in the Inter­national League, is a Triple-A affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies.

Mennen Sports Arena
161 E. Hanover Ave., Morristown, 973-326-7651
    Home to Colonial Hockey League youth hockey program. Spectators are welcome at youth hockey playoffs and championships, open skating competitions and special events.
Selected Family Events
Nov-Feb
           Morris County Secondary Schools Ice Hockey Season, spectators welcome.

Monmouth Park Racetrack
175 Oceanport Ave. (GSP exit 105), Oceanport, 732-222-5100
    Thorough­bred racing Wed.-Sun. Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day weekend. 12 and under free. Srs. half price. Gates open 11:30; 1st race 12:50pm.

New Jersey Devils
Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette St., Newark, 800-NJ-DEVIL

New Jersey Jackals
8 Yogi Berra Dr., Little Falls, 973-746-7434
    Reserved & box seats. Unaffiliated team in Northeast League. June-Aug. season. Party packages.

New York Giants
Meadowlands Stadium, Giants Dr., East Rutherford, 201-935-8222
          Buy and sell Giants tickets at NFL ticket exchange.

New York Jets
Meadowlands Stadium, East Rutherford, 800-469-JETS.
Single tickets: 800-745-3000 or Ticketmaster.
          Buy and sell Jets tickets at NFL ticket exchange. Jets Training Center, located on the border of Madison and Florham Park, is open to the public in Aug. with an opportunity to watch a scrimmage from the sidelines, get players' autographs and pictures and purchase Jets gear.

New York Red Bulls
Red Bull Arena, 600 Cape May St., Harrison, 877-727-6223
    Major league soccer from March through Oct. in a family-friendly state-of-the-art arena.

New York Yankees
One E. 161st St., Bronx, NY, 718-293-4300
    Arrive early to walk the impressive stadium, visit the Great Hall, Monument Hall (closes 45 min. prior to game time) and the New York Yankees Museum. Yankee Stadium tours are available during off-season. Sunrun Kids Playhouse includes family restrooms with changing tables and private lounge for nursing mothers.

Philadelphia Phillies
Citizens Bank Park, One Citizens Bank Way, Philadelphia, PA, 215-463-1000
    Pre-game children's games and activities.

Prudential Center
25 Lafayette, Newark, 973-757-6600
    Home to New Jersey Devils hockey and Seton Hall Pirates basketball. Visit Ticketmaster for tickets.

Rutgers Sports
High Point Solutions Stadium, River & Sutphen Rds., Piscataway,
866-445-4678
Ongoing
          Junior Knights Club, open to ages 12 and under gives free access to Rutgers wrestling, soccer, lacrosse, gymnastics, women's basketball, football and basketball home openers and other events and activities. Parents register online.

Somerset Patriots
TD Bank Ballpark, 860 E. Main St., Bridgewater, 908-252-0700
    Field box, upper box, family section (alcohol-free), group sales, luxury suites, party packages, Baseball Buddies program for youth teams and Somerset Sluggers Kids Club. Atlantic league club.

Staten Island Yankees
Richmond County Bank Ballpark, 75 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY
718-720-9265
    Short-season Single A affiliate of the New York Yankees. Kids Club.

Sussex County Miners
Skylands Stadium, 94 Championship Place, Augusta, 973-940-0222
    Can-Am league baseball team plays May-Sept. season with many family promotions. Advance ticket discounts.

Sussex Stags
Newton High School, 44 Ryerson Ave., Newton, 973-670-6572
    Semi-pro football in Empire Football League plays July to early October season.

Trenton Thunder
Arm & Hammer Park, 1 Thunder Rd., Trenton, 609-394-3300
    Double-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox in Eastern league. April-Sept. season.