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December 2017

Buddy the Elf: Escape the Room

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Barnegat Branch Ocean County Library, 112 Burr St
Barnegat, NJ 08005 United States
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Free

Branch Location: Barnegat Branch Type of Event: Program Audience: Teens Age Range: Ages 12 - 18 Buddy has the important job of holding the keys to the sleigh. Mischievous elves played a trick and locked up the keys. Help Buddy find the keys. Ages 12 – 18.  Please register.

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Santa’s Wonderland in Toms River

December 14 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2017 at 5:00pm

One event on December 16, 2017 at 3:00pm

Free

Enjoy this years winter season by visiting Santa for FREE! Come walk through a fully immersive holiday experience as you visit with Santa, make a Christmas Craft in Santa's workshop, hear a Story from Mrs. Claus, Snack on Delicious Sweets & Hot Cocoa, and grab your perfect Christmas Picture as you pose with Props at the Elfie Selfie Station!

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ENF Festival of Trees – Toms River

December 14 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Toms River Elks, 600 Washington Street
Toms River, NJ 08753 United States
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Free

Join us for our 4th Annual Festival of Trees Charity Fundraiser This event will be open to the public and it is a free family friendly event. 34 local charities will be decorating trees at the Toms River Elks Lodge. On December 14th we will be hosting our 4th Annual Festival of Trees Fundraiser. All visitors will have the opportunity to submit a donation for their favorite non-profit organization's Christmas tree. Each dollar donated will be considered a vote for…

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Santa’s Wonderland in Toms River

December 15 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on December 15, 2017 at 5:00pm

One event on December 16, 2017 at 3:00pm

Free

Enjoy this years winter season by visiting Santa for FREE! Come walk through a fully immersive holiday experience as you visit with Santa, make a Christmas Craft in Santa's workshop, hear a Story from Mrs. Claus, Snack on Delicious Sweets & Hot Cocoa, and grab your perfect Christmas Picture as you pose with Props at the Elfie Selfie Station!

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Jenkinson’s Sea of Lights – Point Pleasant Beach

December 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2017

One event on December 26, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on December 27, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on December 28, 2017 at 6:00pm

Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, 300 Ocean Ave 08742
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
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Free

Join us as we light up the Boardwalk in December during Jenkinson’s Sea of Lights. 2017 Dates: 15, 16, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30 from 6-9pm. Winter Wonderland, Games, Pictures with Santa & Friends, Treats, Crafts, Games, Holiday Gifts and so much more! Sweet Shop, Aquarium, Aquarium gift Shop & Pavilion Arcade will be open!

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Free Video Friday at Lucky Leo’s – Seaside Heights

December 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
LUcky Leo’s Seaside Heights, NJ United States + Google Map
Free

Lucky Leo's Amusements Presents: Free Video Friday Holiday Edition! Friday, December 15th from 6-9pm. Load a min. $10 play card & get... - Free Video Games, Skeeball, NBA Hoops, Minions & Duo Drive - 1/2 Price Cranes - Free Pizza - Entry to Giveaways - Face Painting with Mrs. Claus - Balloon Animals - Pictures with Santa!! Plus, we are giving away two of this years hottest toys! A Large LOL Doll and a FINGERLING + $100 VISA!!! YOU DON'T…

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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 January 27, 2018

$2

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 Candy Cane Decorations December 16 Snowman Canvas - January 6 Snowman Page Marker - January 13 Pony Bead Snowflakes - January 20 Personalized Frames - January 27   For more information or to register go to http://www.michaels.com 

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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

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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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Annual Christmas Party and Great Christmas Giveaway!

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Fantasy Island Amusement Park, 320 7th St
Beach Haven, NJ 08008 United States
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Join us December 16th for free pictures with santa, giveaways, snacks and lots of fun!

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Santa’s Wonderland in Toms River

December 16 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on December 15, 2017 at 3:00pm

One event on December 16, 2017 at 3:00pm

Free

Enjoy this years winter season by visiting Santa for FREE! Come walk through a fully immersive holiday experience as you visit with Santa, make a Christmas Craft in Santa's workshop, hear a Story from Mrs. Claus, Snack on Delicious Sweets & Hot Cocoa, and grab your perfect Christmas Picture as you pose with Props at the Elfie Selfie Station!

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