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Event Overview Join special guest speakers and the Odessa Klezmer Band us as we light our Menorah! The ceremony will take place at the North Plaza on Hulfish Street in front of Mediterra restaurant. Rain or shine. Afterwards, there will be music and refreshments in the Senior Room at the Nassau Inn.Find out more »
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 http://www.michaels.comFind out more »
Held the third Saturday of each month, 10:00 am in the Discovery Den, 2nd floor For children 6 months to 5 years old with their caregivers Explore the Museum with your baby, toddler or preschooler! Each month the Small Explorers series explores a different theme through stories, crafts, and play. Each program is 45 minutes long and begins promptly at 10:00 am. Please plan to arrive by 9:45 am. The program is FREE, but space is limited and advance registration…Find out more »
Bring your child to the Small Explorers program this month to explore snowy weather. We'll read "The Snowy Day", visit the Inuit/Eskimo section of the "Hearth & Home" exhibition, then head back to the STEAM Center for some fun, hands-on games and activities. This free program is for children 6 mos. to 5 years. Space is limited and advance registration is suggested. Contact email@example.com to register.Find out more »
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…Find out more »
42nd ANNIVERSARY OF SANTA TO FLY INTO PRINCETON AIRPORT CHRISTMAS EVE DAY Forty two years ago, the idea of having Santa fly into the Princeton Airport for the area children to watch was brought to life. Throughout the years, this has evolved into a wonderful annual event for local families and those less fortunate. The tradition will continue this year on Sunday, December 24th, when the Nierenberg family owners of the airport, will open the hangar doors to children awaiting…Find out more »
George Washington’s daring 1776 Christmas Day crossing of the Delaware River and defeat of the Hessians in Trenton is considered a turning point in the Revolutionary War. Witness this historic event for yourself during our reenactment. Join fellow citizens from around the country for a Bucks County tradition featuring several hundred reenactors clad in Continental military dress and George Washington himself. Listen as General Washington delivers an inspiring speech and then leads his troops across the river in replica Durham…Find out more »
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…Find out more »