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February 2018

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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Children’s Museum Special Events – Bridgewater

February 24 @ 10:00 am - February 25 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on February 11, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on February 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 11, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on March 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on April 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on April 21, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on June 16, 2018 at 10:00am

Children’s Museum of Somerset County, 120 Finderne Avenue
Bridgewater, NJ United States

Saturday February 24, 2018 10 AM- 3 PM Robots! (with Andrew Terranova, author of How Things Are Made) Sunday March 11, 2018 1PM- 4PM Maker Day! (with Sandy Roberts of Kaleidoscope Enrichment) Saturday March 24, 2018 10 AM- 3 PM Ahoy Mate! A Voyage to our Oceans Sunday April 8, 2018 1PM- 4PM Astronomy and Flight Day (with a demonstration by world class Boomerang champion Peter Hansch) Saturday April 21, 2018 10 AM- 3 PM Earth Day w/ Rainforest Canopy…

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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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Maple Sugaring – Basking Ridge

February 24 @ 12:00 pm - February 25 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 11, 2018

Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ United States

MAPLE SUGARING February 17 – March 11 History of, and hands-on experience of, centuries old maple sugaring process. Program is held outdoors at the sugar shack. Suggested donation: $1 per person Saturdays: 10am, Noon, and 2pm Sundays: Noon and 2pm Environmental Education Center, Basking Ridge 908 766-2489

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The Blarney Boys – Bound Brook

February 24 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Bound Brook Library, 402 E High Street
Bound Brook, NJ United States
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Free

The Blarney Boys Bound Brook branch - Reading Room Saturday, March 24: 1:30pm - 3:00pm AGE GROUP: TWEENS,TEENS,MULTI-GENERATIONAL,KIDS,FAMILIES,ADULT EVENT TYPE: MUSIC & MOVEMENT David Rimelis and David Braham, also known as The Blarney Boys, will celebrate St. Patrick's Day by performing a mix of traditional Irish and Irish-American songs.

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Maple Sugaring – Basking Ridge

February 25 @ 12:00 pm - February 26 @ 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 11, 2018

Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ United States

MAPLE SUGARING February 17 – March 11 History of, and hands-on experience of, centuries old maple sugaring process. Program is held outdoors at the sugar shack. Suggested donation: $1 per person Saturdays: 10am, Noon, and 2pm Sundays: Noon and 2pm Environmental Education Center, Basking Ridge 908 766-2489

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A Trip to the Moon – Basking Ridge

February 28 @ 7:30 pm
Environmental Education Center, 190 Lord Stirling Road
Basking Ridge, NJ United States
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$5

A TRIP TO THE MOON February 28 This family-friendly program takes a look at history of the moon origin theories and then viewing through the telescope of different moon features. Depending on the time and what the audience desires we might take a little tour around the sky to see what is visible at the time. We might get lucky and see a comet! Dress for the weather. Suggested Donation: $5 7:30pm – 8:30pm Environmental Education Center, Basking Ridge 908…

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March 2018

Holiday Celebrations Around the World – Purim Sweets – North Plainfield

March 1 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
North Plainfield Library, 6 Rockview Avenue
North Plainfield, NJ United States
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Free

Holiday Celebrations Around the World - Purim Sweets (suggested for 7-11 years old) North Plainfield branch - Staff Kitchen Thursday, March 01: 3:30pm - 4:30pm AGE GROUP: TWEENS,KIDS EVENT TYPE: COOKING Join us in making traditional holiday cookies. This program will take place in the Staff Kitchen.

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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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