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December 2017

Weehawken Children’s Christmas Party

December 15 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Weehawken High School, 53 Liberty Place
Weehawken, NJ United States
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Come join us for our annual children's Christmas party. Friday December 15th at 5:30.  Children ages 1-10 are welcome (Weekhawken residents only). Weekhawken High School Auditorium Some meet Santa and his helpers

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Weehawken Library Friday Night Tinker Lab

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2017 at 7:00pm

Weehawken Library, 49 Hauxhurst Ave
Weehawken, NJ United States
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FRIDAY NIGHT TINKER LAB Fridays, September 22nd, October 20th, November 17th and December 15th, 7 to 8 p.m. Ages 8 to 16. Seating is limited to 25; registration begins one week prior to each lab. Stop by the Library to hack, build, create and play with the Library staff.

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Michael’s Kids Club

December 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2017


Check your local Michaels store for participation $2 PER PROJECT, SUPPLIES INCLUDED. Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project. Sign up in store or just drop in. Parent or guardian must remain on premises. 10 AM - 12 PM Holiday Painted Rocks November 4 Craft Stick Ornaments November 11 Holiday Banner November 18   Customize Slime December 2 North Pole Photo Props December 9 Candy Cane Decorations December 16   For more information or to register go to 

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Michaels Make Break

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 16, 2017


Details will be posted as we know more - join Michaels for a free (or low cost) make break!   11/4, 1-3PM -Mini-tree, lots of fun! Join us for a special tree-themed MAKEbreak this weekend. Saturday, November 4, 1 – 3 pm Local Time Pick out a mini tree and decorate it with us! We’ll provide all the trimmings when you buy an Ashland® Accent Tree or a mini tree from our Merry Minis Collection. Age 3 and up welcome Pre-registration…

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5th Annual Jersey City Mayor’s Holiday Concert

December 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Landmark Loew’s Theatre, 54 Journal Square Plaza
Jersey City, NJ 07306 United States
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Hosted by Mayor Steven M. Fulop Featuring the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea Conducted by Father Alphonse Stephenson Doors open at 7, concert begins at 7:15 Free admission. For tickets contact Anthony Catanio at 201-324-1300 or

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January 2018

Home Depot Kids Workshop

January 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day First of the month, repeating until December 2, 2017

One event on November 25, 2017 at 9:00am

One event on January 6, 2018 at 9:00am


BLOCK CALENDAR - January 6 2018, 9 AM - 12 PM Get organized for 2018 in our hands-on Workshop where you and your child can assemble a wooden block calendar to kick off the new year. Useful year-round, the block calendar is perfect for a tabletop display. Once the calendar construction is complete, your child can decorate it with paint and stickers. All Kids Workshop attendees must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times. All kids get…

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Geoffrey’s Birthday Club – Toys R Us Stores

January 6, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 2, 2017 at 3:00pm

One event on October 7, 2017 at 3:00pm

One event on November 4, 2017 at 3:00pm

One event on December 2, 2017 at 3:00pm

One event on January 6, 2018 at 3:00pm


Geoffrey’s birthday club members receive special surprises with coupons, including a FREE Geoffrey plush toy and storybook! Super fun activities like story time, featuring the Legend of Geoffrey children’s book!

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