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February 2018

Marvelous Mardi Gras Crafts – Brick

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Brick Branch Library, 301 Chambers Bridge Rd
Brick, NJ 08723
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Marvelous Mardi Gras Crafts WHEN Friday, February 23, 2018, 2pm BRANCH LOCATION Brick Branch Sign Up DETAILS Children/Families - Enjoy Mardi Gras with crafts and a scavenger hunt. Please register each child individually; include the child's complete first name, last name, and age. Enter email (optional) only once per family.

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Michael’s Kids Club

February 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 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 Valentine's Day Card - February 10 Kindness Crafts - February 17 Spring Birds or Butterflies - February 24 Paper Flowers/Paper Flower Canvas Art - March 3 Easter Foam Eggs - March 10 Easter Characters - March 17 Yarn Chicks…

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Barnes and Noble Statewide Story Time

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2018

Free

      Barnes & Noble's Upcoming Events for Kids Keep this list handy as we will be updating it monthly. While these events should be happening at all Barnes & Nobles stores unless noted otherwise we do recommend you do check with your local store to confirm. All story times unless otherwise noted begin at 11 am   I Am Harriet Tubman Storytime Saturday February 03, 2018 11:00 AM The 14th book in author Brad Meltzer's bestselling Ordinary People Change…

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“Sherlock Holmes: Adventure of the Speckled Band – Radio-Style” at the Upper Shores Library

February 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Upper Shores Branch Library, 112 Jersey City Avenue
Lavallette, NJ 08735 United States
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The Upper Shores Branch of the Ocean County Library is showing "Sherlock Holmes: Adventure of the Speckled Band - Radio-Style" on March 24th at 3:00 pm. “Mr. Holmes, I am under such a strain that I shall go mad if it continues,” said Enid to Sherlock Holmes. Thus begins a race against time for Holmes and Watson to stop the bizarre murders in an eerie country manor in The Adventure of Speckled Band. ELTC invites you to be part of…

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Black History Month Oscar Nominee Breakfast – Jackson

February 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Jackson Branch Ocean County Library, 2 Jackson Dr
Jackson, NJ 08527 United States
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Black History Month Oscar Nominee Breakfast WHEN Monday, February 26, 2018, 10:30 – 11:30am BRANCH LOCATION Jackson Branch Family Program. Dress up and walk the red carpet for this pancake breakfast featuring Quvenzhane Wallis’ story of her night at the Oscars. Please alert staff to any allergies when registering. Registration begins on Tuesday February 13th at 9 am.

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March 2018

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration – Barnes and Noble Statewide

March 2 @ 6:30 pm
Free

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Special Event, Children's Event (Childrens) Friday March 02, 2018 6:30 PM Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! Join us for Storytime, games, and activities in celebration of the beloved author's birthday.

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Home Depot Kids Workshop

March 3 @ 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

One event on February 3, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on March 3, 2018 at 9:00am

One event on April 7, 2018 at 9:00am

Free

Periscope - March 3, 9 am - 12 PM Hone your powers of observation in our hands-on workshop. Just like an above-water viewfinder or historical trench optical instrument, you and your child can construct a periscope to expand your view. Once the periscope is built, 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 to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate…

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Michael’s Kids Club

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 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 Valentine's Day Card - February 10 Kindness Crafts - February 17 Spring Birds or Butterflies - February 24 Paper Flowers/Paper Flower Canvas Art - March 3 Easter Foam Eggs - March 10 Easter Characters - March 17 Yarn Chicks…

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“A Cinderella Tale…Happily Ever After” at the Little Egg Harbor Library

March 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:25 am
Little Egg Harbor Branch Ocean County Library, 290 Mathistown Rd
Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087 United States
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The Little Egg Harbor Branch of the Ocean County Library is showing "A Cinderella Tale...Happily Ever After" on March 3rd, at 10:30am. Filled with beauty, grandeur, magic and wonder this beloved tale is given the trademark Pushcart spin! “A Cinderella Tale …” takes young audiences on that sometimes happy, sometimes sad – but always compelling journey fueled by inner beauty, courage and kindness as they triumph over greed and arrogance. A wondrous production that is sure to dazzle young audiences!…

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Barnes and Noble Statewide Story Time

March 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 31, 2018

Free

      Barnes & Noble's Upcoming Events for Kids Keep this list handy as we will be updating it monthly. While these events should be happening at all Barnes & Nobles stores unless noted otherwise we do recommend you do check with your local store to confirm. All story times unless otherwise noted begin at 11 am   I Am Harriet Tubman Storytime Saturday February 03, 2018 11:00 AM The 14th book in author Brad Meltzer's bestselling Ordinary People Change…

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